Rev. Elton W. House, 81, of Rex, Ga., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Henry Medical Center in Stockbridge, Ga.
Born Aug. 12, 1926, in Dunklin County, Mo., son of the late David and Annie Beaton House, he was minister for the Church of the Nazarene and worked for social services and child welfare in Arkansas and Ohio.
On June 26, 1953, in Malden, Mo., he married Ruth Higgins, who preceded him in death on July 25, 2005.
Survivors include two sons, Alan House, of Atlanta, Ga., and Eric House, of Maryland; one daughter, Diane Stewart, of Malden; one sister, Maudie Benton, of Bloomfield, Mo.; one brother, Thomas House, of Bloomfield; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, June 27, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, June 27, in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.