DEXTER -- Jason Stidham, 19, died June 27, 2006, near Puxico.
Born April 14, 1987, in Benton, Ark., son of Mark Stidham of Dexter and the late Velva Sharlene Murphy Stidham, he was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter. A 2005 graduate of Dexter Senior High School, he was employed in construction and a resident of Dexter.
Survivors in addition to his father include: a stepmother, Debbie Stidham of Dexter; one brother, Brent Stidham of Dexter; one stepbrother, Jim Bob Scherer of Poplar Bluff; maternal grandparents Noel "Butch" and Carolyn Moore Murphy of Bernie; paternal grandfather Jimmy Lee Stidham of Cherry Valley, Ark.; and maternal step-grandparents, James G. and Mildred Miller of Dexter.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Vaughn Wright will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.