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Joe Hockett

Tuesday, October 21, 2003

SIKESTON - Joe Daniel Hockett, 65, died Oct. 17, 2003, at his home.

Born Feb. 1, 1938, in Tupelo, Miss., son of the late Lenard Mack and Ruby Robinson Hockett, he lived in Missouri for many years.

He is survived by two sons, Michael Wyse of Chicago, Ill, and Charles Gaston of San Francisco, Calif.; and five daughters, Lawanda Clark of Sikeston, Sarah Hockett of Toledo, Ohio, and Carol Gaston, Quincy Gaston and Gloria Gaston of Murphysboro, Ill.; five sisters, Fannie Ward of Michigan, Lola Phifer of Bloomington, Ill., Racheal Hockett and Sara Dubois of St. Louis and Dorothy Glispie of Kankakee, Ill.; one brother, Roosevelt Hockett of Chicago; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Williams-Farr and Purnell Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Rev. Ricky Anderson will officiate.