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Mary Lambert

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Lambert, Mary Ellen, 96, of Montgomery, AL, died January 23, 2014. Born in Poplar Bluff, MO, she was predeceased by her parents Cecil and Mary Murray Saxon, and sisters Margaret Jane McFarland and Louise Tarbox. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University and also received a Master's Degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She married William Clark Breckenridge Lambert on July 29, 1950 in Poplar Bluff, MO. He predeceased her in August 2001 after 51 years of marriage.

They had 5 children: Laird (Susan) Lambert of Rockford, IL, Peter (Maribeth) Lambert of Montgomery, AL, Bartlett (Linda) Lambert of Olean, NY, Geoffrey (Barbara) Lambert of Omaha, NE, and Mary Saxon (Jodie) Buehler of Charles City, IA; as well as 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and beloved stepdaughter, Margaret Henderson of Golden, CO. An avid bridge player and voracious reader who read every book in her town's library, she had a long and full life. Mary Ellen will be greatly missed by her loving family. She was truly remarkable. A private, family memorial service will be held in the near future.

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Published in the Montgomery Advertiser from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29, 2014
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