Max Satterfield

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

CAIRO, Ill. -- Max Darrell Satterfield, 73, of Memphis, Tenn., died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, in Memphis.

He was born Dec. 1, 1933, in Cairo, son of Louis and Ima Atherton Satterfield. He and Marilyn Rose Karraker were married Jan. 2, 1958.

Satterfield was a 1951 graduate of Cairo High School, and attended Murray State University in Murray, Ky. He retired from CIGNA Corp. in 1998. He was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis.

He served with the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Unit of Fort Campbell, Ky.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Court Satterfield of Memphis; a daughter, Marci Nobert of Memphis; a brother, Robert Satterfield of Cairo; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son and a brother.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Bellevue Baptist Church. Burial will be private.

Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis is in charge of arrangements.

Announcement courtesy of McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.