Cora Learue

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cora Claudette Learue, 68, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born March 5, 1936, in Scott County, daughter of Claude and Wilma Madison Dirickson. She and James M. Learue were married Dec. 3, 1974, at New Madrid, Mo. He died Oct. 11, 1995.

Survivors include four sons, Randy and Artie Hicks of Sikeston, Steven Hicks of Cottontown, Tenn., Shannon Learue of Jackson; three daughters, Sondra Alliston of Austin, Texas, Debbie Allen and Darlene Hicks of Sikeston; a sister, Betty Burns of Florida; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son and three brothers.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Bob Burnes officiating. Burial will be in Mounds Park Cemetery at Lilbourn, Mo.