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Parisea Zook

Monday, November 7, 2005

SIKESTON - Parisea Lee Zook, 95, formerly of East Prairie, died at 6:10 p.m. Nov. 5, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born Oct. 24, 1910, in Rector, Ark., daughter of the late Jake and Willie Calhoun Latham, she had owned and operated the Cream Cone Drive Inn and the Paris Cafe in East Prairie, worked as a foster grandparent for Sikeston Head Start and the New Dawn State School, and had previously attended Calvary Temple Church in Sikeston.

On Aug. 2, 1925, at East Prairie, she married Bill A. Zook who preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 1972.

Survivors include: four sons, Elvon Zook of Buckner, Ill., Billy Zook of Glen Allen, Chalvus Zook of Wappapello and Gary Zook of Paris, Tenn.; six daughters, Delphia Hougland of Columbia, Ill., Dathol Barksdale and Linda Ivie of Sikeston, Laverta Bonta of St. Louis, Carolyn Shemwell of Dover, Tenn., and Brenda Watson of Poplar Bluff; and 33 grandchildren, 49 great-

grandchildren and 37 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Gaylord Grindstaff, pastor of Illinois Avenue Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Shemwell, Steve Watson, Darrell Barksdale, Tony Bramlett, Tony Bramlett, Jimmy Broshers, Donny Witt, Keith Western and Mike Dicks.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Bobby Brock, Randy Zook and Zach Zook.