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Alma Andrews

Published: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 8:53 a.m. CDT

WYANET — Alma R. Andrews, 99, of Wyanet passed away at 3:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Liberty Village of Princeton.

Born Dec. 5, 1914, in Seatonville to Ganie and Sarah (Philpott) Sterling, she married Fred E. Andrews Dec. 24, 1935, in Ottawa. He died Feb. 7, 1994.

She was the owner and operator of Variety Store & Grocery Store in Wyanet. She also sold Avon.

She was a member of the Wyanet Community Bible Church and Sterling Chapter of Eastern Star.

Surviving are one daughter, Margaret (Ed) Palmer of Wyanet; two grandchildren, Debra Brewer of Wyanet and Michael (Kathy) Palmer of Surprise, Ariz.; and three great-grandchildren, Christopher Brewer of Princeton, Daniel Brewer of Wyanet and Kristi Palmer of River Grove.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and two sisters.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton, with the Rev. George T. Woosnam officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the Wyanet Rescue Squad or Wyanet Community Bible Church.

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