Tressie Elwanda Wellmer

 Tressie Elwanda Wellmer

Tressie Elwanda Wellmer, 79, of Perryville, Missouri, died Jan. 27. She was 79.

She was born March 24, 1938 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, daughter of William Ardell and Cleffie Leona (Stewart) Hartgraves. She and Paul Leonard Wellmer were married on Dec. 23, 1979.  

She had been a typist for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California.

She is survived by her husband, Paul Wellmer, of 38 years, and one sister, Thelma Rackley of Oakley, California.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Bernice Causey; and one brother, Kenneth Hartgraves.

A celebration of life memorial will be held at Young & Sons Funeral Home in Perryville, Missouri at a later date.