PORTAGEVILLE -- Earl R. Bissel, 83, died Nov. 14, 2006, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.
Born Jan. 15, 1923, in Arkansas, he was the son of the late Guy and Minnie Ross Bissel.
He married Imogene Taylor who preceded him in death in 1997.
Also preceding him in death were: two sons, Kenny Bissel and Billy Wayne Bissel; one sister, Mae Ella Bissel; and three grandchildren.
Survivors include: three sons, Michael Bissel of Springfield, James Bissel of New Madrid and Arco Taylor of Poplar Bluff; one daughter, Carolyn Pigg of Matthews; one brother, J.C. Bissel of Parma; two sisters, Hazel Swindle and Dora Bissel of Lilbourn; and 15 grandchildren and several great-
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Allen Gentry will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.