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Linda Lee Archer

Linda Lee Archer, daughter of Leslie L. “Jack” and Rosalie (Finley) Murphy, was born on May 1, 1940 in Fulton, Missouri, and passed away on February 23, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 70.

Linda was united in marriage to Lawrence “Larry” Archer on December 18, 1959. Both were Cabool High School graduates, Class of 1958.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lawrence.

She is survived by her son, Jason, his wife Suzanne, and grandson Wyatt Archer of St. Louis; her sister, Karen and husband Larry Wilson of Springfield, Missouri; a stepbrother, Joe Nichols of Columbia, Missouri; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Linda worked as a secretary for Producers Creamery in Cabool until she and her husband, Lawrence Archer, moved to St. Louis in 1964. Linda was then employed as an executive assistant for a trucking firm and held many other administrative positions in several companies throughout the years. She excelled in her hobbies including cooking and gardening. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

Graveside services were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 26, 2011, at Cabool Cemetery with Bro. David Purichia officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.

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