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Alan Britton

Friday, October 8, 2004

SIKESTON - Dexter Alan Britton, 44, formerly of Woodlawn, Tenn., died Oct. 7, 2004, at his home.

Born May 28, 1960, in Sikeston, son of Robert Dee Britton and Carol Lemmons Smith of Sikeston, he was a helicopter mechanic for Dyncorp Inc. at Fort Campbell, Ky., and formerly attended Shady Acres Church of Christ and the Crowder Church of Christ. A sergeant with the U.S. Army, he served during the Persian Gulf War. He founded the Silveregal Country and Western Band and was an Elvis impersonator who performed at nursing homes and hospital pediatric wards.

Survivors in addition to his parents include: one son, Robert Britton of Bolivia, N.C.; three brothers, Mike Britton of Sikeston, Jay Britton of Cape Girardeau and Joe Britton of Whitesboro, Texas; two sisters, Pam Rapert of Whitesboro and Janet Davis of Sikeston; his paternal grandmother, Pauline Britton of Bell City; and stepfather, George Smith of Sikeston.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. Monday until service time at 2 p.m. at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Woodrow Phillips will officiate assisted by the Rev. Cletus Lemmons.

The Missouri Military Funeral Honor Guard will conduct graveside military rites at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.