Lehman Eugene Cypret

Thursday, April 29, 2004

Born 5-13-1943-- Died 4-17-2004

Lehman Eugene Cypret, 60, son of the late Hubert Cypret and Gleana Sorrell Cypret Connor, was born May 13, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo., and died April 17, 2004 in Liberty, Mo.

He was employed by Frisco Railroad for many years until his kidney failure and then was a truck driver for the past 20 years.

Survivors include a special friend, Linda Barnes of Kansas City,Mo.; five children -- Natalie Alford and husband, Ken, of Springfield, Mo., Stacy Cypret and fiancee, Dana, of Thayer, Johnny Cypret and wife, Sandy, of Thayer, Delta Powers and husband, David, of Lexington, Mo., and Joshua Cypret of Pocahontas, Ark.; five grandchildren -- Kristopher, Lance, Nicole, Jessica and Chance; seven sisters -- Hazel Clark and husband, Ron, of Little Rock, Ark., Brenda O'Dell and husband, Jim, of Climax Springs, Mo., Connie Cunningham of Mammoth Spring, Bonnie Spurrell and husband, Bill, of Texas, Donna Walker and husband, James, of Texas, Nancy Evans and husband, Kurt, of Hardy, Ark., and Diane Dorton and husband, Paul, of Raytown, Mo.; his stepfather Clair Conner of Raytown, Mo., and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Margaret Cypret and one brother-in-law Wesley Smoot.

The funeral service was April 21 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo. with Bill Bales officiating. Burial was in Cotton Creek Cemetery at Couch, Mo., with arrangements by Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.

Pallbearers were Jim O'Dell, David Powers, Devon Smoot, Kurt Evans, Don Williams and Kenneth Barnes.