Earl Andrews

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

NEW MADRID, Mo. -- William Earl Andrews, 75, of New Madrid died Monday, June 9, 2003, in New Madrid.

He was born April 29, 1928, in Cleveland, Ark., son of John and Ora Jordan Andrews. He and Rena Warren were married March 9, 1949, in Piggott, Ark.

Andrews had worked at Associated Natural Gas Co. He was a member of New Madrid Church of Christ, New Madrid Kiwanis Club and Masonic Lodge, and Volunteer Fire Department. He coached Little League baseball several years.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Michael Andrews of Collierville, Tenn., Ron Andrews of Jackson; a daughter, Sharon Frankum of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; two sisters, Lois Plunk of Morehouse, Mo., Loetta Andrews of Sikeston, Mo.; stepfather, Artrue Becker of Sikeston; two half brothers, Carl Becker of Washington, Ill., Glenn Becker of Sikeston; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston from 5 to 8 p.m. today. A Masonic service will be held at 7:30.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel, with Ed Thomason officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.