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Ernest Lynn Coverdell

February 12, 1937 February 16, 2018
Ernest  Lynn Coverdell
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Obituary for Ernest Lynn Coverdell

Ernest Lynn Coverdell, Sr., of Edgar Springs, MO, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at the age of 81.
Lynn was born on February 12, 1937 in Lebanon, MO to the late Wade Anson Coverdell and Essie Marble (Moore) Coverdell. On June 10, 1979 he married Patricia Gayle (Widener) Coverdell.
In addition to his parents, Lynn was also preceded in death by an infant son, Justin Wade; two brothers, Anson Coverdell and Paul Coverdell; and two sisters, Ann DeGonia and Betty June Thompson.
Lynn was the owner and operator of Coverdell Glass and Mirror, Inc. for over 40 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner. Lynn loved golfing, gardening, landscaping and square dancing. Above all, he loved his family.
Lynn will be sadly missed by his surviving family which includes: his wife, Gayle Coverdell of Edgar Springs, MO; seven children, Ken Coverdell and wife Pat of Kansas City, MO, Ernie Coverdell and wife Shell of Edgar Springs, MO, Tammy Voellinger and husband Bill of Licking, MO, Karen Groom and husband Glenn of Cuba, MO, Jodi Smith and husband Jerry of Vienna, MO, John Fluhrer and Winter of Edgar Springs, MO and Jamie Cantrell of Edgar Springs, MO; one brother, Fred Coverdell and wife Melba of Cuba, MO; thirteen grandchildren, Shawn, Daniel, Kristen, Jennifer, Kimberly, Ashleigh, Courtney, Joshua, Kevin, Emily, K.J., London and Legend; a host of great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins; and many, many friends.
A funeral service for Lynn Coverdell, Sr. will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla. Interment will follow in the Edgar Springs Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, February 19 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.
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