EAST PRAIRIE -- Ernest Lee Hanor, 78, died at 3:05 a.m. Oct. 1, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Dec. 27, 1926, in East Prairie, son of the late Lorenzie Dow "L.D." and Ozetta Curry Hanor, he had lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was a member of the First Church of God. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he had been in the Missouri Veterans Home since Oct. 25, 1993.
Survivors include: three daughters, Deborah Edwards of Sikeston; Hollie Cagle of Jasper, Ga., and Karen Dunn of Yuma, Ariz.; one brother, Frank Edward Hanor of East Prairie; four sisters, Mildred Virginia Adkisson and Georgia Margaret Wilson of East Prairie, Mary Ruth Morgan of Ada, Okla., and Evelyn Marie Thompson of Melrose Park, Ill.; and six grandchildren and five great-
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Annie Mae Baker and Vera Ercelle Baker; and three brothers, Lorenzie Dow Hanor Jr., Ray Hanor and Elbert Curry Hanor.
Visitation will be at 5 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday with Larry Smith and Rob Kespelher officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.
Pallbearers will be: Bob Hanor, Dickie Hanor, Alan Collins, Bernard Baker, Delbert Wilson and Nathan Sutton.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bud Morgan and F.E. "Nub" Southard.