Robert Mize, 90, of Kennett, Mo., died Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo.
Born May 21, 1918, in Monette, Ark., he was the son of the late John Albert and Rosie Mize.
On July 26, 1960, he married Helen Mize, who survives the home. Other survivors include nine children, Henry Mize of Indiana; Harold Wayne and James Albert Mize of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; Melba Smith and Betty Trowbridge of Greenway, Ark.; Virginia Johnson and Becky Cross of Senath, Mo.; Melitta Mitchell of Paragould, Ark.; and Norma Reppy of St. Louis, Mo.; 20 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 14 brothers and sisters, a grandson, David Lee Mize, and a great-granddaughter, Katelyn Michelle Mitchell.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 27, at the First Baptist Church in Senath with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in the Senath Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joey Skaggs, Michael Mitchell, Jonathan Bowles, Johnny Johnson, Loy Wayne Cross, Brent Pierce, Tim Dinkins, and Jimmy Beights.