EAST PRAIRIE - Zora Jane Thomure, 88, died at 11:24 a.m. April 7, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Feb. 26, 1915, in Kentucky, daughter of the late Will S. and Mary Futtrell Hayden, she lived in East Prairie most of her life, where she attended the Full Gospel Church.
On Jan. 12, 1931, she married Ira Thomas Thomure, who preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1994.
Survivors include: one son, Clyde Thomure of Columbus, Mich.; three daughters, Dorothy Briscoe of Citrus Heights, Calif., Lawanda Martin of Redlands, Calif., and Betty Derochie of Carmichael, Calif.; one brother, Jack Hayden of Michigan; and 15 grandchildren and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Thomas Thomure; and one grandson, Mark Thomure.
Visitation begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at Shelby Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday with Mike Johnson, officiating.
Burial will follow in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Bobbie Sipp, Eddie Sipp, Ricky Sipp, Jonathan Sipp, Johnny Vaughn ad Terry Grogan.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Harry Martin, Bruce Sipp and Mark Wamble.