WOODSON TERRACE - Herbert Vernon "Bert" Wethington, 70, died Dec. 8, 2007, at his home.
Bon Oct. 7, 1937, in Cline's Island, son of the late Virgil and Elsie Johnson Wethington, he had served in the United States Army and retired from the Ford Motor Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Missouri 8 Ball Pool League.
On Oct. 23, 1972, he married Phyllis Arnold, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters, Susan Gether and her husband John of Overland and Yvonne Dee Bond and her husband Bill of Woodson Terrace; one son, Jim Wethington of Woodson Terrace; two brothers, Virgil Lawrence Wethington and his wife Elsie of Poplar Bluff, and Bill Wethington and his wife Mamie of High Ridge; three sisters, Charlene Klien and her husband, Harvey of Bay, Anna Bohrisch and her husband Doug of Thayer and Judy Florida and her husband Jack of Windsor; four grandchildren, Terra, Jessica, Elise and Owen; and one great-grandson, Ethan. Other relatives and many friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Carmeleen Colberg.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Burial with full military honors will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.