David Maddox Sledge, 87, of Senath, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark.
Born April 6, 1916, in Damascus, Ark., he was the son of the late Peter and Susie Jane Waddle Sledge.
He married Dorothy Marie Reece, who preceded him in death on Nov. 4, 1998. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Henry and Daniel Sledge and two sisters, Della Clark and Marie Boone.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Summerlott and husband, Jack, of Sikeston, Mo.; three grandchildren, Brenda Estes, Terry Summerlott and Janice Featherston; two great-grandchildren, Chris and Craig Summerlott; five nieces and two nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 2, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Derek Combs officiating.
Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mike, Sean and Steve Brooks, James Reece and Terry Summerlott.