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Leonard McAfee

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Leonard Norvell McAfee, 50, of Gobler, Mo., died Saturday, April 7, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born May 21, 1956, in Gobler, Mo., son of Mattie Louise Smith and the late Fred McAfee, he was a U.S. Army veteran and was employed by PUBLIX Supermarkets in Marietta, Ga. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Marietta.

Survivors include two sons, Christopher McAfee, of Dubuque, Iowa, and Leonard Norvell McAfee, II, of Richwood, Texas; one daughter, Courtney McAfee Williams, of Ohio; mother, Mattie Louise Spears, of Metropolis, Ill.; adopted mother, Vinnetta McAfee, of St. Louis, Mo.; three brothers, Mincese Kertis Riley, of Steele, Mo., Groffrey Spears, of Moberly Mo., and J.C. Hayes, of St. Louis; three sisters, Viola Love, of West Memphis, Ark., Adella Meadows, of Metropolis and Gaytel Gates, of Wardell, Mo., and two granddaughters, Courtney and Cristage McAfee.

He was preceded in death by his adopted father, Fred McAfee; his grandmother, Pinkie Cypress; two brothers, George and Dwight Riley and two infant sisters,

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Pastor Johnny B. Johnson, Sr. officiating.

Burial was in the Gobler Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Leonard McAfee II, Tyrone Rose, Christopher McAfee, Ray Charles Reeves, Kertis Riley II and Stacy Riley.

Honorary pallbearers were Geoffrey Spears, Mincese Kertis Riley, Michael White and Calvin Malone.