|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1926|
New Madrid County
|Death: ||May 24, 2007|
Dee Bernell Kemp, 80, of East Prairie, MO, died at 9:50 a.m. May 24, 2007, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.
Born Dec. 7, 1926, in New Madrid County, MO, son of the late John and Lillian Thresher Kemp, he lived all his life in New Madrid and Mississippi counties, where he was a retired farmer and was employed by the St. John's Levee District for more than 20 years. A member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War. In 1951, he married Elise Hardin, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Mike Kemp; two daughters and one son-in-law, Cheryl and Darrell Abner and Melinda Larkins; one brother, Ted Kemp; and six grandchildren.
One daughter, Debbie Kemp Vetters; one grandson, Justin Larkins; and one brother and two sisters preceded him in death.
Visitation was held at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services were scheduled with Mike Johnson officiating.
Burial followed in the Dogwood Cemetery.
May 25 2007 Sikeston Standard Democrat
John Shelby Kemp (1874 - 1955)
Lillian Thrasher Kemp (1900 - 1993)
Elise Hardin Kemp (1930 - 2015)*
Melinda Carol Kemp Larkins (1965 - 2012)*
Created by: Graver Gal
Record added: Apr 01, 2011
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