POPLAR BLUFF -- Laura Souers, 96, died Sept. 19, 2012, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff.
Born Sept. 27, 1915, in Keytesville, to the late Millard and Maggie Griffey Brewer, she had lived in the Poplar Bluff area for 56 years and had had owned and operated the Souers Grocery Store with her husband, Joseph R. Souers. They married in Dover, Del. He preceded her in death Aug. 5, 1992.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Sonny Oliver Snodgrass, two brothers, J.H. Hester and Lonnie Brewer, and two sisters, Lucille Grant and Luella Lockaby.
Surviving are many nieces and nephews; and special friends, Lyndle and Helen Kearbey of Poplar Bluff.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services at noon Friday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Essex Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.