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Lynn Merrill Cameron

October 18, 1931 — January 22, 2008

Lynn Merrill Cameron, son of the late Lenard Samuel and Gertrude (Jergensen) Cameron, was born on October 18, 1931 in Goldfield, Iowa, and departed this life on January 22, 2008 in the Magnolia Square Nursing Home in Springfield, Missouri, following a short illness. He was 76 years, 3 months, and 4 days of age.
Lynn grew up between Goldfield and Clarion, Iowa and graduated from high school in Osage, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Jocelyn White on March 3, 1951 in Bricelyn, Minnesota. Five children were born to this union. They had made their home on Moore Road near Mtn. Grove, Missouri for over thirty-six years.
Lynn was employed as a plumber and pipe fitter for over forty-five years. He enjoyed being outdoors, especially when tending to his beef cattle, horses and dogs. He also liked to do woodworking projects.
He was saved around 1950 while attending a Billy Graham crusade and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mtn. Grove for many years. He enjoyed attending services and visiting with his church family.
Lynn was a very loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, friend and neighbor. He will be truly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother: Neal Cameron.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years: Jocelyn Cameron of their home; one son: Jeff Cameron and his wife, Melanie, of Pearland, Texas; four daughters: Julie Andrews and her husband, Bart, of Rogersville, Missouri, Lisa Millikan and her husband, Rusty, of Wichita, Kansas, Carol Johnston and her husband, Matt, of Springfield, Missouri, and Laurie Barry and her husband, Todd, of Greenfield, Missouri; one brother: Gary Cameron and his wife, Kim, of White Plains, Virginia; two sisters: Beverly Counsell of Cresco, Iowa, and Cheryl Whalen and her husband, Dr. John Whalen of Dubuque, Iowa; twelve grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Lynn Cameron were held Saturday, January 26, 2008, 1:00 PM in the First Baptist Church, Mtn. Grove, with Rev. Gene Edwards officiating. Song selections were “In The Garden,” “Don’t Cry for Me.” And “His Eye Is On The Sparrow.” Pallbearers were Jeremy Cameron, Brad Millikan, David Cameron, Bart Andrews, Todd Barry, and Steve White. Burial was in the Mtn. Valley Cemetery under the direction of the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mtn. Grove, Missouri.

Funeral Services:
Saturday: January 26, 2008 1:00 PM in the First Baptist Church, Mtn. Grove, Missouri.
Saturday, January 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM before service in the church.
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