DEXTER - John Clifford Medlin, 76, died June 18, 2003 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill.
Born Nov. 30, 1926, at Bernie, son of the late Lester Levi and Gracie Allen Medlin, he was a carpenter and worked in construction in Southeast Missouri. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include: one daughter, Loretta Medlin of Dexter; seven sisters, Thelma Oliver and Mildred Carlton of Dexter, Louise Dye of Kennett, Bonnie Brigman of Ouray, Colo., Melba Ward of Bernie, Eva Embrey of Boise, Idaho, and Wilma Walker of Madisonville, Ky.; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Clecy Medlin, Welton Medlin and Donald Medlin.
Graveside military services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Bernie Cemetery. The Rev. Ron Ledbetter will officiate.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.