|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1925|
|Death: ||Aug. 31, 2009|
Cape Girardeau County
Charleston, MO — Orville Almon, 85, died Aug. 31, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Jan. 21, 1924, in Roan Mountain, TN, to the late Clyde and Flo Hopson Almon, he had lived in Charleston most of his life where he was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II, was a member of the Charleston V.F.W. and had been employed with Union Carbide Chemical Company in Paducah, Ky. until his retirement in 1982.
On Oct. 26, 1949, he married Mavis Furlong who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Orville and Mickey Almon Jr.; one daughter and son-in-law, Debra Kay and Walter Pollock; and six grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren
Visitation was held until time of services at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. The Rev. Jon Archie, pastor of the Elm Street Baptist Church of Charleston, officiated.
Burial followed in the IOOF Cemetery, with graveside rites provided by the Missouri Military Honor Guard.
Pallbearers were: Lee Welch, Tom Humphrey, Jim Blumenberg, Eugene Frye, Wayne Davis, Jeff Davis, Jamie Pollock and Wallace Reeves.
Sep 3, 2009 Sikeston Standard Democrat
Clyde Almon (1891 - 1965)
Flo A Hopson Almon (1908 - 1993)
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Record added: Mar 17, 2010
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