Matthew "Matt" Ray Houart, son of Stuart Houart and Linda Marlin, was born Sept. 21, 1974 in Kennett, and departed this life Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, at the age of 36 years and one month.
Survivors include his father, Stuart and Sherry, of Kennett; his mother, Linda Marlin and Hershell Gaskins, of Kennett; one brother, Chipper Houart, of Kennett; four sisters, Carrie Houart, of Kennett, Stephanie Patterson, of Kennett, Colby Houart, of Kennett, and Katie Houart, of Kennett; his grandmothers, Addie Marlin and June Hodge, both of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends.
Matt was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rushie Marlin.
Fuenral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 24, , at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Revs Zack Parr and Louie Cordell officiating.
Burial was in the Senath Cemetery at Senath, Missouri.
Pallbearers were Gene Lack, David Jones, Jerry Neel, Sam Goodrich, Mike Lack and Jay Patterson.