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Pete Castleberry

Monday, October 6, 2003

SIKESTON - Jessie D. "Pete" Castleberry, 92, died at 7:50 a.m. Oct. 5, 2003, at the Miner Nursing Center.

Born Feb. 7, 1911, in Pangburn, Ark., son of the late Clayton Carroll and Viola King Castleberry, he had been a meat cutter for the Learue and McKinnie Grocery Store in Miner. He was a 50-year member of Shady Acres Church of Christ where he served as an elder for 40 years.

On Oct. 11, 1930, in Sikeston, he married Letha Geraldine Andres who preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 1989.

Survivors include: two sons, Carl Dawson Castleberry of Crystal Lake, Ill., and Donald Castleberry of Springfield; two daughters, Sue Kraus of Oran and Jean Chism of Morrilton, Ark.; one brother, Gerald Castleberry of North Carolina; two sisters, Josie Yant of East Prairie and Mildred Hamilton of the state of California; and 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Joyce Taylor; and three brothers and one sister.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Pat Hogan, minister of Shady Acres Church of Christ, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley.


Memorial contributions may be sent to:

SEMO Christian Academy 1440 Ables Road Sikeston, MO 63801