Cora Mae Putnam
Cora Mae Putnam, daughter of the late Charles H. Perry and Myrtle Brown Perry was born on May 26, 1913 in Dexter, Missouri and departed this life on April 4, 2012 at the Central Gardens Residential Care in Dexter at the age of 98 years.
Mrs. Putnam was a homemaker, member of the Pleasant Grove Community Church in Dexter, worked on the Stoddard County Election Board for many years; and a resident of Dexter.
On August 15, 1934 she was united in marriage to Elvin John Putnam in Bernie, Missouri. Mr. Putnam preceded her in death on March 18, 2001.
Survivors include one daughter, Rosa Lee Bell and husband Ron of Greensboro, North Carolina; one sister, Vivian Irene Johnson of Bernie, Missouri; by one daughter-in-law, Janet Putnam of Dexter; by seven grandchildren, Denny Putnam and wife Shannon, Camie Richard and husband Keith, Mark Putnam and wife Shelli, all of Dexter, John Bell and wife Laura, Don Bell, Donna Bell and Paul Bell, all of Greensboro, North Carolina; two step-granddaughters, Rhonda Hutchason and Crystal Wekenborg and husband John, both of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; by six great-grandchildren; Lindsay Woods and husband Theron, Danielle Bateman, Brianna Bell, Dalton Putnam, Rachel Putnam and Griffin Putnam; also by three great-great-grandchildren; Tyler Bateman, Colby Taylor and Lucas Woods.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Bobbie Gene Putnam, by one brother, James H. Perry; by two grandsons, Bobby Allen Putnam and Alan Bell.
Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Saturday April 7, 2012. Funeral services will then be conducted on Saturday at 1:00 P.M. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Interment will follow at the Chalk Bluff Cemetery in Dexter.
Born: May 26, 1913
Place of Birth: Dexter, MO
Death: April 4, 2012
Place of Death: Dexter, MO
Organizations: Stoddard County Election Board
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Rainey Mathis Funeral Home