Cecil Halford

Monday, October 28, 2002

ADVANCE, Mo. -- Cecil Myra Halford, 84, of Oran, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 15, 1918, in Commerce, Mo., daughter of the late Robert and Viola Mansker Brotherton. She and Waymon Halford were married Dec. 4, 1936, in New Madrid County. He died Oct. 22, 1996.

She was a member of the Bell City United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Norman Halford of Oran; a daughter, Margaret A. Kinder of Oran; a brother, James Brotherton of Kewanee, Mo.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a son and five brothers.

Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance.

Funeral will at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Linda Zych officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston, Mo.