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Herschel Deal

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

SIKESTON - Herschel W. Deal, 86, died at 12:25 a.m. April 25, 2005, at the Miner Nursing Center.

Born May 22, 1918, in Karmak, Ill., to the late Joseph Henry and Lena Elizabeth Hanle Deal, he was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church. Serving as a policeman and fireman for the city of Sikeston for 11 years, he later started his own moving and delivery service.

On March 19, 1961, in Charleston, he married Mary Helen Johnson who preceded him in death on March 4, 2004.

Survivors include: three daughters, Nancy Zickefoose of Des Moines, Iowa, Debbie Casey of Dexter and Patricia Scott of Maryland Heights; one sister, Kathryn Rose Wethington of Sikeston; and eight grandchildren, eight great-

grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and one grandson.

Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday until time for services at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Dolan Rogers, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Bertrand, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.