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Ethel Fyffe

Tuesday, February 4, 2003

DEXTER - Ethel Melvina Fyffe, 76, died Feb. 3, 2003, at her home in rural Dexter.

Born March 7, 1926, in Bernie, daughter of the late Charles and Melvina Nelson Clark, she was a private duty nurse before retiring and a member of the Bernie Christian Church.

On Nov. 9, 1946, at Piggott, Ark., she married Eugene Fyffe who preceded her in death on May 5, 1998.

Survivors include: two sons, Charles Arthur Fyffe of Dexter and Darrell Gene Fyffe of Hoisington, Kan.; two daughters, Janice Lynn Shipman and Eugenia Sue Abelson of Dexter; one brother, Robert Clark of Cape Girardeau; and nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Raymond Clark, Lora Clark, Melvin Clark, Charles Clark and Gene Clark; and three sisters, Goldie Clark, Lena Zimmerman and Evelyn Rice.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Bernie Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Hayward officiating.