Vera Lake

Obituary of Vera Elizabeth Lake

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Vera Elizabeth Moutray Lake, 100, of Woodstock, GA, formerly of Licking, MO passed away November 29, 2020. Vera was born on August 15, 1920 to Oren Pearl and Edith (Coleman) Moutray in Steelville, MO. Vera married Billy Roland Lake on August 18, 1947. She owned and operated her own salon and worked at a beautician from her home in St. Louis. Vera and Billy retired to Licking in the early 1970s. She was a member of the First Baptist Church for thirty years. Vera enjoyed reading and was a member of a women’s quilting group. She was an avid sports fan, she loved baseball and the St. Louis Cardinals. Vera moved to Georgia 10 years ago to be closer to family. Vera is survived by her children, Bruce Roland Lake (Lynda) of Woodstock, GA, Cynthia Lake Ponce (Stan) of Lexington, VA, and Ronald Bill Lake (Kristy) of Colorado Springs, CO; and grandchildren, Bree Lake, Erin Lake, Shiloh Kestel, Jordan Kestel, Micah Kestel, William Lake, and Alexanne Lake. She is preceded in death by her husband, Billy Lake; parents, Oren Pearl Moutray and Edith Moutray; and siblings, Donald Moutray, Anson Moutray, Marguerite Broughton, Wendell Moutray, Vida Foreman, and Otho Moutray. Memorial contributions in Vera’s name may be made to the First Baptist Church in Licking.
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Friday
4
December

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, December 4, 2020
Fox Chapel
128 S Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
573-674-2293
Saturday
5
December

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, December 5, 2020
First Baptist Church
Main St
Licking, Missouri, United States
Saturday
5
December

Interment

1:30 pm
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Moutray Cemetery
Moutray Rd
Steelville, Missouri, United States
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