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Verlin Waggoner

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

DEXTER -- Verlin L. Waggoner, 82, died Nov. 23, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born Nov. 21, 1930, in Pyletown, to the late Benjamin Franklin and Anna May Middleton Waggoner, he had lived in the Dexter area all of his life and had worked as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the American Legion and the Bridge Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and had been a volunteer with the Dexter Baseball Youth League.

He was also preceded in death by one sister, Vera Edwards.

On Oct. 8, 1954, at Dexter, he married Freeda Pruett who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Sue Waggoner-Flowers and Sandy Basham of Dexter; one son, Kenneth Waggoner of Dexter; and six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bridge Church of Christ in Pyletown. Bernie Crum of Park Hills will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Chalkbluff Cemetery in Dexter. The Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.