Born: May 3, 1933 - Deceased: May 21, 2023
Alma Ruth Kemper, nee Smith, 90, of Collinsville, IL, born Wednesday, May 3, 1933, in Indian Mound, TN, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023 at St. Luke’s Health Memorial Hospital- Hospice in the Pines in Lufkin, TX.
Alma was a member of the Rob Morris Chapter #98 O.E.S. and Women of the Moose Chapter 76 of Caseyville, IL.
Alma was a retired sales associate for Kmart. She enjoyed reading, and working crossword puzzles, but her passions were NASCAR racing and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. She loved her family and friends, and will greatly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Loving husband:
- Arthur J. Kemper Jr.
- Wesley and Effie, nee Austin, Smith
- Benjamin T. Kemper
- Robert Smith
- Elizabeth Waters.
Surviving are her:
- Clara E. (Michael A.) Coziar of Lufkin, TX
- Melinda A. (Robert Benjamin) Moore
- Michael L. Coziar
- Great grandchildren:
- Adain W. Coziar
- Madeline E. Moore
Express condolences at www.kurrusfh.com
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, or Hospice in the Pines, 1504 W Frank Ave., Lufkin, Texas 75904.
Visitation: Private Family Visitation.
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave Kurrus Funeral Home at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 for a 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service at Lake View Memorial Gardens, with Dr. Joe Scheets officiating.