PORTAGEVILLE - Jerry Wayne Lechenette Sr., 60, died Jan. 27, 2004, at his home in Portageville.
Born May 8, 1943, at Portageville to the late Lewis and Stella Lineberry Lechenette, he worked for the McCrate Equipment Company for 16 years and for Noranda Aluminum for 26 years.
On July 14, 1962, at Portageville, he married Maxine "Mackie" Nanney, who survives.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Stephanie Ivie of Portageville; two brothers, Lewis Lechenette of Portageville and George Lechenette of Columbia; two sisters, Christine Beck of Roanoke, Va., and Betty Miskimen of Apple Creek, Ohio; and four grandchildren, Tata Dunn, Morgan and Jacob Lechenette and Hunter Ivie; and one great-grandchild, Alex Dunn.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Jerry W. Lechenette Jr., who died Aug. 15, 1998.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the DeLisle Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Inman officiating.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.