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Delpha Irene Lee Tune

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death 12 Oct 2012 (aged 92)
Mountain View, Howell County, Missouri, USA
Burial Summersville, Shannon County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 101361672 · View Source
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Delpha Irene (Lee) Tune was born March 28, 1920 to Larence Lenro Lee and Annie Caroline McMullen Lee at Mill Springs, Missouri. Irene entered Heavens gates October 12, 2012 in Mountain View, Missouri making her age 92 years.

Irene was united in marriage to William Edd Tune in 1937, to this union six children were born, Shirley Elene, Bill Ed, Mildred Ilene, Melvin Lee Roy, Lenro Allen and Charolette Nadine.

Irene and her husband Bill owned and operated Tune's Café in Summersville for many years. She enjoyed making pies, and was proud to be known for her pie making abilities. After they sold the café she worked in many area restaurants. She also enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers.

In her earlier years worked at the Sycamore Hospital in Sycamore, Illinois. She worked at Angelica Uniform Factory in Summersville. She used her sewing skills to make pillow dolls for her grandchildren and many area children who needed dolls.

She was preceded by her parents, Larence and Anna Lee, husband William Tune, brothers, Burnis Lee, Eugene Lee, sisters, Geneva Young, Wilma Haffner, Ilene Stover, Ellene Burkhart and three infant sisters, two grandchildren, Victor and Vickie.

Irene is survived by all her children, Shirley Hensley of Lewisburg, Tennessee, Bill Edd Tune of Summersville, Missouri. Mildred Ilene Barnhart of RockSprings, Texas, Melvin Tune of Yukon, Missouri, Lenro Tune of Willow Springs, Missouri, and Nadine Boyle and husband Bob of Fraise, Minnesota, brother Lindle Lee and wife Cindy, sister Elmo Louie Lee and husband Bob, sister-in-law Mildred Lee, brother-in-law LeRoy Haeffner and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins. Irene is also survived by 13 grandchildren, many great grand children, and a host of many friends.

Services: Monday, October 15, 2012 at 1:00 Pm, at Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Emmett Bradford officiating. Burial was in Oakside Cemetery under the care of Bradford Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Luci
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101361672
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Delpha Irene Lee Tune (28 Mar 1920–12 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101361672, citing Oakside Cemetery, Summersville, Shannon County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Luci (contributor 47860240) .