NEW MADRID - Bobby Jimerson, 54, died Sept. 24, 2001, at his home.
Born May 5, 1947, in New Madrid County, son of the late E.J. "Bob" and Mary Margaret McCane Jimerson, he was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4206 of New Madrid and was a barge operator for Noranda Aluminum.
On Dec. 7, 1969, in Marston, he married Sheila Diane Littrell who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Bobbie Lynn and Starlin Kelley Jr. and Joanna Christine and Charles "Chuck" Howard of New Madrid; one brother, Ronnie Jimerson of New Madrid; two sisters, Shirley Carter of the LaForge community and Patricia Kolwyck of New Madrid; and four grandsons, Trey Kelley, Garret Kelley, Chance Howard and Tatum Howard of New Madrid; and one granddaughter, Janie Kelley of New Madrid.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Glenn Allen Jimerson; and one sister, Carolyn Sue Jimerson.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Wednesday at Richards Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Merrill Duffy, pastor of the First Church of God in Lilbourn, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.