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Fred Tesreau

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Fred Monroe Tesreau, 94, of Campbell, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell.

Born Jan. 1, 1911, in Campbell, son of the late Albert Franklin Tesreau and Ollie Emmaline Brown, he was retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation and a member of the Beechwell General Baptist Church.

On Feb. 25, 1930, in Piggott, Ark., he married Ola Mae Crawford, who preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 1983, he later married Ruth Allen Rook, on March 15, 1984, who preceded him in death on April 15, 1985 and he later married Velma Grindstaff, on November of 1985, who preceded him in death on jan., 2005. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Wanda Jane Tesreau; four brothers, Lawrence, Floyd, Ira and Buell Tesreau and one sister, Ora Warren.

Survivors include two sons, Gerald Tesreau and wife, Joann, of Memphis, Tenn., and Carl Tesreau and wife, Joyce, of Holcomb, Mo.; two step-sons, John Grindstaff, of Campbell and Glendel Grindstaff, of Bernie, Mo.;seven grandchildren, Kevin Tesreau, of Germantown, Tenn., Karen Watts, of Saginaw, Texas, Kristi Vick, of Bartlett, Tenn., Tina Gipson, of Lafe, Ark., Cheryl Lutman, of Bloomfield, Mo., Marianne Bozeman, of Friendswood, Texas and Carl Tesreau Jr., of Afton, Okla.; 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Earl D. Dell officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.