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Susie Alta Deckard

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Born 2-13-1918 -- Died 11-25-2005

Susie Alta Deckard, 87, a homemaker, died Nov. 25, 2005, at her home in Alton, Mo.

She was born Feb. 13, 1918 in Winona, Mo., to Harry and Nancy Jane Price Snyder.

She was married in Oregon County on Dec. 23, 1935, to William Ray Deckard who preceded her in death Dec. 21, 2001.

She is survived by six sons, Glenn Deckard, Elmer Deckard, Harlin Deckard, Otto Deckard, Lloyd Deckard and Wayne Deckard all of Alton; three daughters, Beulah Ketz of Alton, Mary Deckard of Alton, and Wilma Vest of Oran, Mo.; 24 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, William Franklin Deckard; one grandson, Dwight Foulks; one great-grandson, Travis Coats; one great-great-grandson, Nathan Deckard; four sisters, Hattie Smith, Mary Ellen Barton, Nellie Sisco and Della Deckard; and two brothers, Joe and Charlie Snyder.

Burial was held in the Bailey Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Robert Wiggs officiating with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc., in Thayer.

Pallbearers were Junior Deckard Dennis Foulks, Kevin Deckard, Harley Deckard, Bruce Hetz and Greg Hollis.