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Mattie Lourene Syra, 87, of Edmonton, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
She was the daughter of the late Holland and Irene Hensley Garrett. Lourene was a homemaker and member of Cedar Flat Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton, with burial in Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She is survived by her husband, Stanley Syra, with whom she celebrated 70 years of marriage on Aug. 25, 2016. Other survivors include two daughters, Barbara Shaw and Judy (Jimmy) Reece, all of Edmonton; seven grandchildren: James, Stan and Stephen Reece, Jared and Andy Shaw and Amy Irwin and Julie Harper; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Maxie Garrett; a great-grandchild, Dustin; and a son-in-law, Wendell Shaw.
Published on December 29, 2016
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