Earl Killion

Friday, March 28, 2008

Earl Killion

MALDEN, Mo. -- Earl Killion, 93, of Malden died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

He was born Oct. 30, 1914, at Senath, Mo., son of Doc and Mertie Long Killion. He and Elva Shelton were married Sept. 30, 1939, at Kennett, Mo. She died Sept. 16, 1980. He and Earline Smith were married July 12, 1991, at Bloomfield, Mo. She died Oct. 3, 2002.

Killion was a farmer and a member of Spoonerville Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Myrna Claussen of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Joan Tesreau of Sikeston, Terry Wear of Memphis, Tenn.; a son, Bruce Killion of Malden; a sister, Imogene Klosterhoff of Cape Girardeau; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, a sister and five brothers.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Blagg officiating. Burial will be in Dunklin Memorial Gardens at Kennett.