BENTON - Celeste Amelia Scherer, 94, died at 7:45 a.m. May 3, 2004, at her home.
Born Jan. 14, 1910, in Kelso, daughter of the late John and Louise Logel Enderle, she was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church.
On May 4, 1932, at Kelso, she married Cletus Charles Scherer who preceded her in death on May 13, 1956.
One daughter, four brothers and two sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: six sons, Charles L. Scherer and Cletus Scherer of Benton, James Scherer of Nashville, Tenn., Thomas Scherer of Anniston, Harold Scherer of Midlothian, Texas, and Daniel Scherer of Fairview, Tenn.; four daughters, Ruth Ann Cashion and Celeste Nenninger of Cape Girardeau, Clara Crider of Cincinnati and Ann Stuckey of Benton; one sister, Mary Spalding of Benton; and 46 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton where parish prayers will be said at 6 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Denis Catholic Church with the Rev. Normand Varone officiating.
Burial will follow in the St. Denis Cemetery.