Alvin Farrow

Friday, November 23, 2007

Alvin "Duke" Farrow, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Dec. 17, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of George and Emma Perry Farrow. He and Clara Ussery were married June 20, 1953, at Advance, Mo.

Survivors include his wife of Cape Girardeau; three sons, David D. Farrow, Jeffrey Farrow and Randy Farrow, all of Cape Girardeau; three brothers, Russell Farrow, Elmer Farrow and George Farrow, all of Cape Girardeau; three sisters, Betty Ward of Murphysboro, Ill., Ruby Kraft of Cape Girardeau, June Mahy of St. Louis; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, three brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in McLain Chapel Cemetery at Oriole.