December 1, 1926 - February 8, 2022
Opal Elaine Winder, 95, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at the Lutheran Home. She was born December 1, 1926 in Cape Girardeau, MO to Pearl Kent and Manna P. Windeknecht Kent. She and Willard Winder were married in Cape Girardeau on January 19, 1946. He precedes her in death. She was a member of Trace Creek Baptist Church in Glen Allen. She worked at International Shoe Factory and did custodial work at Ford & Sons Funeral Home. She also worked at several day care centers in the area. Survivors include two sons, Richard (Sharon) Winder of Glen Allen, MO and Randy Winder of Arrow Rock, MO; three grandchildren, Michael (Jessica) Winder of Zalma, MO, Tara (Brad) Gipson of Marquand, MO, Rodger (Meriam) Moss of Morris, TN; 12 great-grandchildren, Jessica Winder, Michael Winder, Jr., Sawyer Gipson, Corley Gipson, Megan Gipson, Morgan Gipson, Wayne Moss, Amanda Moss, Tony Moss, Jacquline (Robbie) Wount, Jamie Moss, Marcus Bellamy; sister-in-law, June Kent Coffer of Dexter, MO; four step-great-grandchildren, Tyler Scudder, Bryton Jolley, Landon Jolley, Kaylee Jolley; eight great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Bonnie Baker; Four Brothers, Ersie Kent, Leon Kent, Jerry Kent, PJ Kent; Three Sisters, Jean Smith, Nancy Littleton, Blanche Brennecke; Three grandchildren, Richard Winder, Jr., Jennifer Winder McCormick, Kimberly Moss Bellamy; . Visitation will be 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Ford and Sons Sprigg St. Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home with Sawyer Gipson and Rev. Jim Bone officiating. Burial will be at New Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society or Disabled American Veterans. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com. Ford & Sons Funeral Home - Mt. Auburn is in charge of arrangements.
Opal Elaine Winder, 95, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at the Lutheran Home. She was born December 1, 1926 in Cape Girardeau, MO to Pearl Kent and Manna P. Windeknecht Kent. She and Willard Winder were married... View Obituary & Service Information
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