Ina Mae Diestelkamp, Prebianca Spurgeon, of St. James, Mo. passed away on June 18, 2013 at Rolla Manor Care in Rolla, Missouri, after a lengthy illness at 79 years and 6 months.
Ina was born on December 18, 1933 in Oak Grove, Mo. daughter of the late William and Oma (Spurgeon) Diestelkamp. She married Raymond Prebianca and to this union was blessed with 3 children; Jimmie, Carol and Gloria. Ina lived and worked her whole life in St. James. After the death of her husband Raymond, she found love again with Galloway Spurgeon and they were married on February 3, 2001.
Ina loved gardening, growing beautiful flowers, cooking and her cats, dogs, and birds.
Ina is survived by husband Galloway of the home; daughters: Carol Webster and husband Gary of St. James and Gloria Smith and husband Rich of Cuba, Mo.; daughter-in-law: Yolanda Prebianca of St. James, Mo. and she has 3 step children: Debbie Williams and husband Kenneth of St. James, Judy Self and husband Rich of Paducah, Kentucky, John Spurgeon and wife Janet of St. James, Mo.; grand children: Misty, Chip, Christy, Frances,Carla and Jennie and 2 great-grandchildren; 7 step grandchildren; 12 step great grandchildren; and 1 step great great grandchild. She is further survived by a brother Bill Diestelkamp and wife Nadine of Rosebud, Mo. Many nieces, nephews and a generous host of friends. Ina will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.
Ina Mae Spurgeon is preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond, son Jimmie and infant brother Doyle.
Visitation for Ina Mae Spurgeon will be on Friday, June 21, 2013 from 4 - 8 P.M. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo. Prayer Service will be at 3:30 P.M.
Funeral services will be at the Immaculate Conception Church in St. James, Mo., on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 12 noon with Father Charles Pardee officiating. Pallbearers will be Chip Webster, John Spurgeon, Mike Spurgeon, Scott John, Greg John, Brian John and Corey Williams. Estella Grotha will be at the organ and the vocalist will be Helen Cornick. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Cemetery in St. James, Mo.
Memorials may be given to the Tri-County Humane Society. Cards are available at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.
Those wishing to leave online condolences may do so at www.jonesfunerals.com.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.