CHARLESTON -- Lindell Glenn Estes, 85, died Aug. 20, 2008, at the Bertrand Nursing Center.
Born March 11, 1923, at Scopus, to the late Jesse Lee and Inola Welker Estes, he had lived and farmed at Sand Hill Farm in Scott County for over 50 years. A U.S. Army veteran, he served during World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Campaign.
On Feb. 13, 1947, he married Lela Martijean "Jean" Welker and she preceded him in death on Aug. 16, 1983.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Ray Estes; one daughter, Janet Faye Summers; one grandson, Derek Lynn Estes; seven brothers and one sister.
Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Linda Estes and Dennis Estes of Charleston; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a special friend, Aileen Troph of Advance.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Jim Eskew of Morley officiating.
Burial with full military honors provided by the Missouri Military Honors Program will follow in the IOOF Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be his three grandsons, Paul Estes, Jason Estes and Michael Summers; and also, Jerry Estes, Floyd Brown and Ronnie Pullen.