BERTRAND - Annie Ruth Dugger, 85, died at 1:10 p.m. April 2, 2005, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility.
Born Sept. 12, 1919, in Tupelo, Miss., daughter of the late Floyd and Ludie Rakestraw Chism, she was a housewife and homemaker and a member of the Morley Baptist Church.
On Dec. 24, 1936, in Manilla, Ark., she married E.H. Dugger who preceded her in death on March 10, 1990.
Survivors include: three sons, Wayne Dugger of Loveland, Colo., Hurshell Dugger of Pascagoula, Miss., and Paul Dugger of Sikeston; two daughters, Levinna Kirksey of Cordova, Tenn., and Kathy McGuire of Green Bay, Wis.; two brothers, Carl Chism of Helena, Ark., and Orvil Chism of Flint, Mich.; one sister, Mary Catherine Watson of Mountain Home, Ark.; and 15 grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and three step-great-
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Rodney Davis, pastor of Morley Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.