Mrs. Emma Rosella 'Winebarger' Lenz passed away Monday morning, Sept.7, 2009, at ClaRu DeVille Nursing Home, Fredericktown, MO, at the age of 80 years, 9 months, & 15 days. Rosella was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Avon, MO., & was the daughter of Vivan Rosemore Winebarger & Carrie Viola 'Miller' Winebarger. Also preceding-in-death was a brother, Herman Winebarger (2008).
Rosella was a member of the Farmington First Free Will Baptist Church. She was united in marriage to John Lucas Lenz, in Farmington, on May 28, 1947. They were married for 62 years.
Survivors Include : her husband, John Lucas Lenz; 3 Daughters: Barbara 'Mrs. Carl' Dement; Imogene Lenz; Gale 'Mrs. Greg' Nielsen. 2 Sons: Carl Thomas Lenz; Michael John (& Missy) Lenz, all of Farmington. 4 Sisters: Lorene 'Mrs. Elmer' Hana, of St. Louis; Juanita 'Mrs. Truman' Hawthorne, of O'Fallon, MO; Martha 'Mrs. Lewis' Gibbs, of Arizona; Mae 'Mrs. John' Peterman, of Springfield, MO. 1 Brother, Donald (& Shirley) Winebarger, of Farmington. Also surviving are 9 Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren; numerous Nieces & Nephews.
Visitation : Thursday, 5-8 p.m. Visitation resumes Friday @ 6:30 a.m.
Funeral : Friday, 10:00 a.m., September 11, 2009
at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Roger Hogan & Rev. Randy Rains officiating.
Interment follows at : Libertyville Methodist Cemetery.
Memorials to : * The American Parkinson's Disease Association.