R.H. Alston, 79, died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.
Born Sept. 28, 1925, in Decatur County, Tenn., son of the late Roy and Mary L. Lacy Alston, he was in the family grocery business.
Survivors include one sister, Myrna Johnson, of Caruthersville, Mo.; one brother, Bobby Alston, of Houston, Texas and a number of other relatives.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, John M. and Charlie Alston.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the Wesleyan Church in Caruthersville with the Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.
Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jeremy Johnson, Perry Traylor III, Jerry Johnson II, Daren Traylor, Penny Ann Sams and Barry Burton.
H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.