Norman Brainer

Saturday, October 18, 2003

BENTON, Mo. -- Norman William Brainer, 73, of Benton died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at his home.

He was born March 11, 1930, in Louisville, Ky., son of Clarence and Catherine Roehrig Brainer. He and Margaret "Fay" Wilson were married April 15, 1978, in East Prairie, Mo.

Brainer was a truck driver with Headrick Concrete in Sikeston, Mo., retiring in 1992. He moved to Benton 20 years ago from Pevely, Mo.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, J.R. Brainer of Scott City, James Brainer of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Shawn Wilson of DuQuoin, Ill., Lori Ebersohl of Benton; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Burial will be in Unity Baptist Cemetery.