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Willie Landers

Monday, July 7, 2003

CALVERT CITY, Ky. - Willie Alvin Landers, 87, died at 4:24 p.m. July 5, 2003, at the Calvert City Convalescent Center.

Born March 31, 1916, in Piggott, Ark., son of the late Abraham Pinkum and Mary Elizabeth Landers was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Calvert City. He was a construction carpenter before retiring and was affiliated with the North Marshall Church of Christ.

On he married Norma J. Allen who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: three daughters, Trudy Smith of Benton, Jean Stegmann of Calvert City and Barbara Landers of Hampton; two sons, Leslie Landers of Aurora and David Landers of Tiline; three brothers, Leslie Landers of Doniphan, Mo., Robert Landers of Canalou, Mo., and Jack Landers of Alton, Ill.; six sisters, Ethel Arbuckle of East Alton, Ill., Louise Thrower of Cahokia, Ill., Helen Lowery of Morehouse, Mo., Leatha Jones of Boomer, W.Va., and Roberta "Dutch" Nipper of Chatham, Miss.; and 14 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation begins at 7 p.m. today at Collier Funeral Home in Benton where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday. Kevin Smith and Karl Smith will officiate.

Burial will follow in Marshall County Memory Gardens at Benton.