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Venita Irene Worsham

Monday, December 27, 2004

Born 7-9-1920 -- Died 12-14-2004

Venita Irene Worsham, 84, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Henry and Edith Farra Landers, was born July 9, 1920, in Salem, Ark.

She died Dec. 14, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem.

She married Tollie Raybob Worsham Sept. 14, 1940, at Alton, Mo. To this union five children were born.

She was employed for many years by the Salem Clinic, first as a nurse and later as a receptionist and insurance clerk.

She was a longtime member of Salem Church of Christ.

Survivors include her sons -- James (Joyce) Worsham of Hermitage, Mo., Bill (Charlene) Worsham of Salem, Ronnie Worsham of Liberal, Kan., and Jack Worsham of Salem; a daughter, Edith (Roger) Albright of Salem; 13 grandchildren and 21-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; three brothers -- McKinly, Wayne and Charlie Landers; a sister, Nople Bateman; and her father and mother.

The funeral service was held on Dec. 17 at the Salem Church of Christ with burial in the Salem Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.