George Statler

Saturday, January 10, 2004

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- George H. Statler, 90, of Marble Hill died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at his home.

He was born Dec. 8, 1913, near Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Joseph and Mary Statler. He and Ethel M. Eaker were married Sept. 7, 1940, near Lutesville, Mo.

Statler worked at McDonnell Aircraft from 1955 to 1974, and also farmed in Bollinger County. He attended New Sylvan General Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Sonny Statler of Marble Hill; a sister, Ellen Johnson of Chicago; a grandson; and a great-granddaughter.

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

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Fred Ritter officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery.