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Linn County News

Published Sept. 30, 2020

 

Jerry Allen Hines, age 74, of Foster, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at his home in Foster. He was born July 26, 1946, to Francis Eugene and Frances Edna Briscoe Hines in Foster.

Jerry is survived by his brother, Wayne Hines, of Butler, Mo.; his sister, Lena Lowe and husband Bob, of Prescott, Kan.; significant other, Linda Wadel of Rich Hill, Mo.; Linda’s son, Kelly Wadel and fiance’ Katherine; nephews, nieces and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; infant triplets; one brother, David Hines; and one sister, Claudine.

At the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, we practice social distancing, recommend face masks and discourage hugs and handshakes. A card or phone call to the family would go a long way in remembering their loved one. If you don't have family addresses, feel free to mail cards to us at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (1301 N. Orange St., Butler, Mo. 64730) and we will send to the family.

Funeral services for Jerry Hines were Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Mo. And burial in Salem Cemetery, Foster, Mo. Contributions to Salem Cemetery, Foster. Online condolences, www.schowengerdtchapel.com.

 


 

 

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