CAPE GIRARDEAU - Ella LaDon "Sally" Karraker, 75, died at 5:11 a.m. May 17, 2003, at the Ratlif Care Center.
Born Oct. 5, 1927, in Ancell, daughter of the late Otto and Ella Young Summers, she was a member of VFW Post 3838 Ladies Auxiliary of Cape Girardeau.
She was first married to Frank L. Bles on Nov. 7, 1942, and he preceded her in death on July 30, 1964. On June 5, 1972, she married Donovan Engelage who died on June 13, 1984. She and Herbert Karraker were married June 14, 1986, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1994.
Survivors include: two sons, Ricky Bles and Randy Bles of Fort Worth, Texas; five daughters, Donnie Hillman of Scott City, Vickie Byrd, Dianne Seaton and Sheila Swinford of Fort Worth and Barbara Walls of Uvalda, Ga.; two brothers, Ray Summers of Fort Worth and Coy Summers of Azel, Texas; one sister, Catherine Santivasci of Fort Worth; and 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Three brothers, four sisters and two great-grandchildren also preceded her in death.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, where VFW Ladies Auxiliary will conduct rites at 7 p.m.
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Rennie Phillips officiating.
Burial will follow in Lightner Memorial Cemetery in Scott City.