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Gene Stoker

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

DEXTER -- Lester "Gene" Stoker, 71, died Nov. 27, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born Dec. 26, 1939, in Bloomfield, to the late Lester Woodrow Stoker and Mildred Ruby Hudgens, he worked for Brown Construction Company in Dexter for many years.

Survivors include: two sons, Russell Stoker and Ethan Stoker of Dexter; two brothers, Robert Stoker and Lonnie Stoker of Dexter; five sisters, Marge Rickman and Pat Moore of Dexter, Rachel Weaver and Janice McCollum of Bloomfield and Kay Marsh of the state of California; and two grandsons, Aaron Stoker and Brett Stoker of Dexter.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leon Stoker and Jim Stoker, and one sister, Linda Stoker.

Visitation is scheduled from 12:30 p.m. until time of memorial services at 2 p.m. Friday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.