CHAFFEE - Charles Edward Mott, 81, died at 12:15 p.m. March 8, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born March 31, 1922, in Tulie, Ky., son of the late Perry and Grace McGloffin Mott, he was a member of Gospel Assembly Church in East Prairie and the Western Cherokee Nation of Arkansas and Missouri.
On June 16, 1942, he married Louise Hampton who preceded him in death.
He married Maxine Johnson on Dec. 10, 1947, and she survives.
Other survivors include: three sons, Charles Mott Jr. of Pittsfield, Ill., Paul Mott of Sikeston and Johnny Mott of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Melba White of Dexter and Marilyn Reese of Springfield, Ill.; two brothers, Bill Mott of Scott City and Tommy Mott of Portage, Mich.; one sister, Katie Driskell of Cape Girardeau; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Two sisters, Magalene Ford and LaVine Waddle, also preceded him in death.
Visitation begins at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Clyde Quick will officiate.
Burial will follow in Union Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Johnnie Mott, Art Jones, David White, Charles Starks, Larry Mott and David Mott.