Uler Spurgeon

Tuesday, December 30, 2003

MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Uler Lorean Spurgeon, 78, of Matthews died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

She was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Durant, Okla., daughter of James P. and Nova Rolland Dufur. She first married Adrain Warf, who died in 1984. She later married Ben Spurgeon, who died in 1994.

Spurgeon was formerly of Gray Summit, Mo.

Survivors include a son, Daryl Warf of Saalstadt, Germany; a daughter, Phyllis Dodd of Sikeston; three brothers, Gene Dufur of Streator, Ill., Bill Dufur of Moline, Ill., Jerry Dufur of Port Byron, Ill.; four sisters, Ruby Hughes and Geneva Forrest of Sikeston, Irene Crowden of Perkins, Mo., Jimmie Blaise of East Moline, Ill.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with the Rev. David Craig officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.