EAST PRAIRIE - Ernest Easley, 81, died Jan. 8, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility.
Born Feb. 19, 1921, in Mayfield, Ky., son of the late Josie Ray and Oscar T. Easley, he was a timber cutter before retiring and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include: two sons, Robert Lee Easley of Michigan and Glen Hancock of East Prairie; four daughters, Vickie Deck and Delilah Easley of Malden, Carolyn Wasson of East Prairie and Barbara Hancock Miller of Wyatt; two sisters, Virginia Calhoun and Bea Parchman of Mayfield; and nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, four sisters and five brothers.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Raymond Linley, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.