Earline Gaddy

Friday, August 6, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Earline Gaddy, 78, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born April 9, 1926, in Mississippi County, daughter of Milburn Davis and Opal Mae Childers Allen. She and Elmer Gaddy were married Dec. 1, 1945. He died Nov. 14, 1986.

Gaddy lived in East Prairie most of her life, and was a member of Full Gospel Church.

Survivors include three sons, Leslie Gaddy of Arnold, Mo., Jerry Gaddy of Barnhart, Mo., Kevin Gaddy of East Prairie; four daughters, Beverly Huston of Olathe, Kan., Judith Tanner of Bend, Ore., Kathy O'Guin of East Prairie, Darla Lofton of Sikeston; a sister, Eva Mitchell of East Prairie; 22 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, two brothers, and three sisters.

Friends may call at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie after 5 p.m. Saturday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery near Charleston, Mo.