PARAGOULD, Ark. - David Maddox Sledge, 87, died Sept. 28, 2003, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould.
He was born April 6, 1916, in Damascus, Ark., to the late Peter and Susie Jane Waddle Sledge.
On Nov. 4, 1998, he married Dorothy Marie Reece Sledge who preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Marry and Jack Summerlott of Sikeston, Mo.; three grandchildren, Brenda Estes, Terry Summerlott and Janice Featherston; two great-grandchildren, Chris Summerlott and Craig Summerlott; and five nieces and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry Sledge and Daniel Sledge; two sisters, Della Clark and Marie Boone; and one niece and two nephews.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Senath McDaniel Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Derek Combs officiating.
Burial followed in the Senath Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Mike Brooks, Sean Brooks, Steve Brooks, James Reece and Terry Summerlott.