DEXTER - Kenneth Forkum Sr., 54, died Aug. 24, 2007, at his home.
Born Aug. 19, 1953, in Stoddard County, son of Pansy Gregory Ezell of Malden and the late Dayton Forkum, he was a self-employed farmer for 30 years and a member of the Bernie Church of Christ.
On Feb. 12, 1971, in Idalia, he married Karen Pyle, who survives of the home in Dexter.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Nicole Forkum Jr. of Bloomfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Doug and Crystal Forkum Moore of Dexter; two brothers, Larry Forkum of Malden and Jimmy Forkum of Forest City, Ark.; and three grandsons and one granddaughter.
Visitation is from 4:30-8 p.m. Monday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Stan Dauck will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter.