Farrell Bost

Friday, July 15, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Farrell Bost, 84, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Hunter Acres Caring Center.

He was born Feb. 12, 1921, in Cleveland, Ark., son of J.J. Bost and Pearline Summers Bost. He and Geneva Halbrook were married Aug. 14, 1945, in Cleveland.

The family moved to Missouri in 1948. He was a retired farmer, and attended First Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Robert and Kenneth Bost of Sikeston, James Bost of Matthews, Mo.; a daughter, Ruth Shuffit of Sikeston; a half brother, Fines McCoy of Scotland, Ark.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister, five half brothers and a grandson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Ron Tate will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.