Born 5-7-1926 -- Died 1-6-2003
John G. Dethrow, 76, son of the late Elmer Dethrow and Beatrice Robinson Dethrow was born on May 7, 1926, in Couch, Mo., and died Jan. 6, 2003, in Saint Louis, Mo.
He was married in 1945, in Paragould, Ark. to Ruby Gazaway who preceded him in death May 7, 2001.
He was a retired self-employed landscaper and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include one son, Ronnie Dethrow of St. Louis, Mo.; five grandchildren -- Tina Marie Schnurbusch, John Anthony Dethrow, Regina Ann Blankenship, Cara Dethrow and James Edward Dethrow; four great-grandchildren -- Felicia Dethrow, Anthony David Dethrow, Andrew Thomas Dethrow and Ashley Ann Arrowood; and one brother, Herbert Dethrow of Myrtle, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; five brothers -- his twin brother James, Orville, G.P., Champ, and Clinton Dethrow, as well as two infant brothers; and one sister, Ollie Endicott.
Services were Jan. 9 at Liberty Church in Gatewood, Mo., with Rev. Joe McDonald officiating. Burial was in the Liberty Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.