J.W. Bizzell

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

SIKESTON, Mo. -- J.W. Bizzell, 80, of Sikeston died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at his home.

He was born Oct. 1, 1911, in Conway, Ark., son of John Wesley and Effie Hillis Bizzell. He and Veda Glodine Bean were married Oct. 9, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She died Aug. 19, 1990.

Bizzell served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Ronald Keith Bizzell and wife Gloria of Foley, Ala.; a daughter, Debra Renee Riley and husband Dan of Cape Girardeau; and four grandchildren.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time today at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Thrasher officiating. Burial will be in Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton, Mo.