Louis Bolden

Friday, August 6, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Louis Adam Bolden, 79, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at his home.

He was born Nov. 10, 1924, at Sikeston, son of Henry M. and Frances "Frannie" Rausch Bolden. He and Wanda Maxine Baker were married June 30, 1943, in Sikeston. She died May 23, 2003.

Bolden had been a bookkeeper with Limbaugh Construction. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge 368 AF&AM.

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Pratt of Sikeston; a sister, Betty Chronister of Jonesboro, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter.

Friends may call at Blanchard Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Revs. Johnathan Cooney and Robert Sneed officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories.