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&#8220Ernie” Poston

LEADWOOD – Mary Eva Ernestine Poston, 75, Leadwood, passed away Oct. 22, 2005, at her residence. She was born March 28, 1930, in Hirman, Mo.

She was a member of Leadwood United Methodist Church since 1948; owned and managed Ernies Grocery in Leadwood for 19 years; was a loving wife; devoted mother and generous to all.

Preceded in death by parents, Vernon and Ruby (Barnhart) Babb.

Survived by husband, Marvin Poston of Leadwood; three daughters: Lana Louise Jinkerson of Hillsboro; Janice Kay (Mrs. Bob Mason) of Terre Du Lac; Babette Lee Poston of Independence; three grandchildren: Marla Deneen Brunk; Aaron Mark Lawson; Amy Jo Whaley; seven great-grandchildren; special nephew, Walter E. Poston of Canton, Ohio; sister, Vernetta J. Burch of Farmington.

Visitation: Tuesday at 5 p.m. at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home, Leadwood. Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Leadwood United Methodist Church, with Rev. Eddie Bone and Rev. Gwen Trullinger. Interment: Leadwood Cemetery.

Memorials: HospiceCare Inc. or National Institute of Cancer Research.

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