Wilma Nell (Priest) Mainer

February 19, 1929 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 91)


Wilma Nell Mainer, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

Wilma was born Feb. 19, 1929, in Obion County Tennessee, to the late Jessie Lee and Mary Magdelan Fobar Priest. She and Jimmie Mainer were married Nov. 19, 1964, and he passed away Oct. 18, 1968.

Wilma worked as a medical technician at the Lutheran Home for many years.

Loving survivors include her son, Jim (Martha) O’Kelly; three grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded by a son, Billy Ray O’Kelly; a grandson, granddaughter, three brothers and six sisters.

A celebration for Wilma will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in Wilma’s honor to Bethany Baptist Church, 1712 Randol St., Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

McCombs Funeral Home - Cape Girardeau, is in charge of arrangements.

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Bethany Baptist Church, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
1712 Randol Street, Cape Girardeau MO 63701
Tel: 1-573-335-8622

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