DEXTER -- Leon Larsen, 78, died Jan. 7, 2008, at his home near Dexter.
Born Aug. 31, 1929, at Aid, son of the late Leman M. and Earle Almond Larsen, he was a tool foreman for Carter Carburetor at St. Louis from 1951 until 1984.
On Oct. 13, 1949, at Piggott, Ark., he married Betty Ruth Lawson, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Myra Kay Larsen of Bloomfield; one sister, Shirley Spinks McMahan of McAlester, Okla.; one grandson and his spouse, Jeff and Tina Larsen of Bloomfield; and two great-
Preceding him in death were: one brother, James Larsen; and three sisters, Juanita VanHoosier, Kathryn Edwards and Theresa Edwards.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Thursday until time of services at 1 p.m. at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter. The Rev. Clifford Wray will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Harper Cemetery at Aid.