Thursday, February 9, 2006

Ira Lamoine England, 86, of Exeter, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, in Barry County Care Center, Cassville.

He was born Feb. 10, 1919, in Exeter, the son of Ira and Mabel Etta (Birkes) England. On July 19, 1941, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Sibyl Reed, who survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Danny England, of Exeter; one brother, George England, of Exeter; four grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son and two sisters.

He received his education in a rural school near Ridgley. He was an implement dealer and spent most of his life cattle farming. He was a life-long resident of the Exeter and Ridgley areas.

He was a charter member of Wheaton Southern Baptist Church where funeral services will be held Monday under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.


Wheaton, Missouri