SIKESTON - Landon Garvin Sterling, 88, formerly of Anniston, died at 12:20 p.m. March 30, 2004. at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Sept. 4, 1915, in Camden, Tenn., son of the late Matthew Thomas and Leona Smith Sterling, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life before moving to Sikeston in 1995. He was of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church belief.
Survivors include: two sons, William Sterling of Sikeston and Eugene Sterling of Caruthersville; five daughters, Opal Brooks of Gideon, Wilma Lee Ortega of Las Vegas, Phyllis Marks of Sikeston, LaDonna Brooks of Kennett and Dorothy Patrick of Charleston; and 35 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, one son, five brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday. John Stepp will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.