Jimmie Lancaster

Sunday, December 13, 2009

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jimmie P. Lancaster, 87, of Chaffee died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at his family's home.

He was born May 22, 1922, at Bell City, Mo., son of William and Clara Simmons Lancaster. He and Maggie Jackson were married Jan. 23, 1943, and she survives.

Lancaster was a retired machine operator from Triangle Wire in Sikeston, Mo. He worked for Missouri Electric Works in Cape Girardeau for 25 years. He was a member of IBEW No. 1 of St. Louis. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Chaffee.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sherrin (Dwain) Rains of Chaffee; three grandchildren, Danny (Tammy) Rains of Chaffee, Michael Rains of Orlando, Fla., and Jason (Lindi) Rains of Chaffee; four great-grandchildren, Bridget Rains, Daniel (Terri) Rains, Kade Sullivan and Ashtyn Rains; three great-great-grandchildren, Blain Rains, Landon Rains and Hailey Rains; and two sisters, Betty Fortune of Kinney, Ill., and Barbara Cook of Whitewater.

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

Friends may call at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. Darrin Larkin and the Rev. Matthew Butrum will officiate. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery in Perkins, Mo.