Lanny Ross Samford, 55, of Theodosia, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Baxter County Hospital in Mt. Home, Ark.
Born Feb. 24, 1948, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Hugh Samford and the late Helen Samford, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a salesman.
Survivors include one son, Lanny Ross Letner, of West Memphis, Ark.; his father, Hugh Samford and wife, Ruby, of Holland, Mo. and four sisters, Deborah Gee and husband, Darrell, of Piggott, Ark., Patricia Ridge and husband, Rick, of Gobler, Mo., Lois Jane Archer and husband, Frank, of Fayetteville, Ark. and Brenda St. Johns and husband, Rusty, of Sikeston, Mo.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Bradshaw-Powell Funeral Home in Steele, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Bradshaw-Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Kevin Lawrence officiating.
Burial will follow at the Pemiscot Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Caruthersville, Mo.