Duresilla Mhoon

Monday, July 29, 2002

SIKESTON, Mo., -- Duresilla Anderson Mhoon, 79, of Sikeston died Friday, July 26, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

She was born Jan. 23, 1923, in Clarksdale, Ark., daughter of Asbery and Sallie Anderson. She and Ivery Mhoon were married March 30, 1939, in Crawfordville, Ark.

Mhoon had lived in Missouri over 50 years.

Survivors include her husband; nine sons, Ivery Mhoon Jr., of Davenport, Iowa, Nathan Mhoon of Elyria, Ohio, Asbery Mhoon of Oklahoma City, Okla., Willie G. Mhoon of St. Louis, Charles, Eddie, Roscoe, Melvin and Edward Mhoon of Sikeston; three daughters, Annie Mhoon of Charleston, Mo., Linda Mhoon and Lorene Coleman of Sikeston; one sister, Pearlie Edward of Turrell, Ark.; 28 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from noon until the funeral time at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the West End Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Kevin Coleman will officiate with burial will Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.

Williams-Farr & Purnell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.