SIKESTON - Carl Irvin Thomann, 84, died at 10:05 p.m. Feb. 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Dec. 25, 1920, in Morehouse, son of the late Irvin M. and Lillie Be. West Thomann, he owned the Circle Gas Company. He was also a truck driver and had been employed by the W.S. McMullin Construction Co., Kellett Oil Co. and Moore Co. He was a member of Illinois Avenue General Baptist Church.
On March 15, 1940, in Benton, he married Samantha C. Tanner who preceded him in death on Feb. 27, 2004.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth R. and Pat Thomann of Paducah, Ky.; one daughter, B. Carlene Tinsley of Sikeston; six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; and cousins, including Donna Evans of Sikeston.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Gaylord Grindstaff, pastor of Illinois Avenue General Baptist Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Charley Tinsley III, Ken Thomann Jr., Rick Bohnert, Bob Ormes, Keith Jones and Larry Jones.
may be sent to the
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 343
Sikeston, MO 63801
St. Louis Chapter
9374 Olive Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63132