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Fred Walpole, Sr.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Fred Walpole, Sr., son of the late Hugh Walpole and Lizzie Kirkman Walpole was born May 14, 1919 in Kennett, and departed this life Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 at the age of 91 years, 4 months and 9 days.

He married Rudy Fletcher Feb. 1, 1952.

Fred was a U.S. army veteran having served in WWII

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Walpole, of Kennett; one son, Fred Walpole, Jr. and wife, Sharon, of Virginia Beach, Va.; one daughter, Sherry Duncan and husband, Keith, of Sikeston, Mo.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul Walpole, of Jonesboro, Ark., and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, L.J., Thomas and Clyde Walpole and two sisters, Fern Porter and Ruby Loyd.

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett with a graveside service at 11 a.m., at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with Rev. Gary Carter officiating.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Kennett.