LILBOURN -- Louis Edward Christopher, 91, died Nov. 23, 2005, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid.
Born Sept. 12, 1914, in Lilbourn, son of the late J.C. and Katie Clendon Christopher, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, a member of the Church of God in Lilbourn and had been owner and operator of Christopher Station in Lilbourn before retiring.
His wife, Hattie Adams Christopher, preceded him in death on Aug. 14, 1997.
One brother, Joe Christopher; and one sister, Gladys Adams, also preceded him in death.
Survivors include: two daughters, Helen Evans of Malden and Louise Hutchins of New Madrid; three sisters, Edith Cook and Emma Duck of Little Rock, Ark., and Pat Hall of Red Bud, Ill.; three grandchildren, Denise Evans of Malden, Sheila Baugher of Sikeston and Susan Milisits of Lilbourn; five great-
grandchildren, Darrell Mitchell of Bloomsdale, Ill., Tommy Sherrion and Kim Hopper of Morley and Johnna Sprouse and Dylan Milisits of Lilbourn; seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews including special nieces and nephews George and Sharon Adams and Bonnie Boster all of New Madrid.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn where services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of God in Lilbourn, with the Revs. Dodie Townsend and Bill Reid officiating.
Burial with full military rites will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery at Lilbourn.
Pallbearers will be: Ron Adams, George Adams, William Ogden, Darrell Mitchell, Tommy Sherrion and Danny Sprouse.