Lena Mae Espey

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Lena M. (Cross) Espey, 88 of Maryville, Mo passed away November 17, 2020 in Lenexa, Ks. Lena was born in Pickering, Mo and was raised in Hopkins, Mo. She was a member of the highschool band and volleyball team. She was the queen of the Hopkins picnic. She met her husband, Dick Espey, while working at the Hopkins Cafe. They married and raised five boys on their farm south of Maryville, Lena spent time caring for her family, sewing and crafts, and her love of painting. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the First Christian Church, 201 W. 3rd, Maryville, MO. Visitation will be 5-7 pm November 20, 2020 at the Bram Funeral Home, Maryville, MO. Lena is preceeded in death by her husband Richard "Dick" Espey. She is survived by her Sons: Sam (Mary Jo), Dan, Ben (Sharon), Ted (Debbie), Andy (Toni). Sister Betty Lee and brother Bob Cross. Sixteen Grandchildren and nineteen Great Grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. Lena was a very special lady and will be missed deeply by all whom she touched. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Local arrangements by Bram Funeral Home