Nadine Rayoum

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

MINNITH, Mo. -- Nadine M. Rayoum, 89, of Minnith died Monday, June 20, 2011, at her home.

She was born Aug. 17, 1921, at Valles Mines, Mo. She and George T. Rayoum were married Nov. 18, 1937.

Survivors include three daughters, Alma (Allen) Boyd of Jackson, Joyce (Charlie) Riehn of Alvaton, Ky., Carol Braun of Kennesaw, Ga.; two sons, Bill (Joyce) Rayoum of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., Joseph Rayoum of Minnith; four sisters, Elva Staffen of Ste. Genevieve, Mary Allen and Leona (Patrick) Brandel of Perryville, Mo., Ruth (Lynn) Barron of Ste. Genevieve; 24 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George T. Rayoum; three sons, Jack, Darrel and George Rayoum Jr.; a daughter, Evelyn Boland; two sisters, Ruby Staffen and Margaret McClure; and two brothers, James "Buddy" and Charles Porter.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Saline Baptist Church in Minnith, with the Rev. Steve Berry officiating. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery at Saint Mary, Mo.

Memorials can be made to Serenity Hospice Care or the Arthritis Foundation.