William Absher

Sunday, February 17, 2002

William H. "Junior" Absher, 80, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at his home.

He was born May 19, 1921, in Anna, Ill., son of Benjamin H. and Edna Rushing Absher.

He and Naomi R. Sowers were married July 20 1945, in Anna.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Terry Absher of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Delores Phelps of Doniphan, Mo., Ramona Morgan of Carterville, Ill.; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and four sisters.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery.