Mayme Dernoncourt

Saturday, February 14, 2004

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mayme S. Dernoncourt, 81, of Charleston died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Charleston, to George U. and Waneta Martin Shelby Sr. She had recently returned to Charleston, having lived in the Kansas City area and Naples, Fla.

Surviving is her husband, Dr. John E. Dernoncourt of Charleston; two daughters, Bonnie Story of Charleston, Cathy Dernoncourt of Philadelphia, Pa.; two sisters, Frances Brewer and Nancy Thurmond, both of Charleston; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A brother, George U. Shelby Jr., and a sister, Evelyn Lowery, preceded her in death.

Visitation rites are scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston. Interment will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Charleston.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Henry Catholic School, 306 Court St., Charleston, Mo. 63834.