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Donald E. Albright

Tuesday, March 4, 2003

Donald Edward "Don" Albright, 63, of Camp died Feb. 23, 2003, in Salem.

Born Sept. 10, 1939, in Camp, he was the son of Charles Edward "C.E." and Ida Evalyn Sutherland Albright.

He married Mildred Taylor in West Plains, Mo., in 1960. On July 27, 1982, in Alton, Mo., he married Rebecca Casey.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam era. He was a member of the Salem VFW Post 9777, and the Thayer Eagles Club 4231.

During his working years he was a farmer, a logger, a truck driver, and was employed by Mainprize Quarry for several years. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include a wife, Rebecca Albright of Ash Flat; a son, Dewayne Albright of Camp; two daughters -- Debra Barkley and husband, Bill, of Jonesboro, and Dawn Michele Albright of Ash Flat; three step-children -- Kayla Hyde of Camp, James Hyde and wife, Jackie, of Kansas City, Mo., and Anthony Hawk of Ash Flat; five grandchildren -- Brianna Barkley, Jackson Simmons, Casey Lee Williams, and Holly Beth and Calean Hawk; a great-grandchild, Kara Ann Simmons; three brothers -- Marvin Albright and wife, Betty, of Mammoth Spring, David Albright and wife, Jo Ann, of Camp, and Roger Albright and wife, Edith, of Salem; a sister-in-law, Paula Albright of Hurst, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Kathy Diane Albright; and a brother, Hubert Eugene "Gene" Albright.

The funeral was Feb. 27 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with the Rev. Charles Barnett and the Rev. Bill Hattenhauer officiating.

Military rites were by Salem VFW Post 9777 of Salem and interment was in the Camp Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jerry Butler, Charles Butler, David Albright, C.R. Holloway, Marvin Albright and Roger Albright.

Honorary pallbearers were Joe Johnson, J.C. Johnson, Dennis Norris, Randy Gabriesheski, Dr. Billy Bickers and Dr. James Little.

Arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.