SIKESTON - Timothy Dean Jarrett, 55, died April 29, 2004, at his home.
Born June 21, 1948, in Denver, son of Alton Lee and Juanita C. Buckendorf Jarrett of Loveland, Colo., he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and president of the Sikeston Youth Soccer League in 1985 and 1986. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he was a former State Young Men's president, he also served on the high council. Jarrett was a registered respiratory therapist for 20 years and managed patient care in hospitals. For the past 16 years, he owned and operated Heartland Oxygen Medical Equipment Services (HOME) in Sikeston.
On Nov. 28, 1973, in Reno, Nev., he married Christina Ewton who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to his wife and parents include: three daughters, Melissa Fechtel of Salem, Ore., and Chantel Burton and Samantha Jarrett of Sikeston; two brothers, Jerry Jarrett of Sacramento, Calif., and Ted Jarrett of Denver; one sister, Lynnie Harrison of Orlando, Fla.; four grandchildren, Colin Hayes of Salem and Darby Fitchpatrick, Kaitlin Burton and Joseph Dean L. Burton of Sikeston; the Matthew R.L. Raymond family of Sikeston; and many loved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Jim Jarrett.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Michael Comer, bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will officiate.
Graveside military rites will be conducted at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Baker, Jean Erwin, Rick Watkins, Myron Lewis, Matt Raymond and Garry Anderson.
may be sent to the
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 343
Sikeston, MO 63801