Vesta Bittle

Friday, November 14, 2003

ANNA, Ill. -- Vesta D. Bittle, 85, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Nov. 2, 1918, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Louie Joe and Nona Redman Turner. She and Lawrence "Hog" Bittle were married April 6, 1939, in Jackson. He died Dec. 12, 1992.

Bittle worked 27 years at Choate Mental Health, and attended First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Bittle of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Nancy Ryan of McClure, Ill.; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jonesboro Cemetery.