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Jo Sikes

Friday, July 27, 2007

SIKESTON -- Jewell Marie "Jo" Sikes, 77, died July 25, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born Jan. 12, 1930, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of the late Herbert Spencer and Flora Lee Matthews, she was a member of the First Christian Church. She was the vice president of Mercantile Bank and later worked at Montgomery Bank before retiring.

Survivors include: one son, Matthew Sikes of Sikeston; one daughter, Lynda Jackson of Colorado Springs, Col.; two sisters, Alice Gardner and Juanita Edwards of Sikeston; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Lynn Dempster, Benna Lee Matthews and Clara Matthews; and two brothers, Spencer Matthews and James Matthews.

Friends may call Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of services at 3 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Sikeston under the direction of Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Ed Pangburn, former pastor of the First Christian Church of Sikeston, will officiate.