Born 5-27-1935 -- Died 11-28-2004
Dorice Iva Deckard, 69, of Alton, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2004, in Alton. She was born May 27, 1935, in Ravenden, Ark., the daughter of the late Authur Ehrhardt and Vernie James Ehrhardt.She was united in marriage Dec. 15, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., to Otto Deckard.She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister and was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by all her loved ones.Survivors include her husband, Otto, of the home in Alton; two sons -- Terry Deckard and wife, Connie of Alton and Dennis Foulks and wife, Angie of Alton; one daughter, Lynn Coats of Alton; four grandchildren -- Timothy, Ryan, Tracey and Amanda; two great-grandchildren -- Desmin and Garret; three sisters -- Audrey Ehrhardt of West Plains, Pat Fisher of West Plains and Lossie Evans Moore of Myrtle; and two brothers -- Lehman Ehrhardt of Myrtle and Millard Ehrhardt of Paragould, Ark.She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dwight Foulks; one grandson, Travis Coats; one great-grandson, Nathan Bradley Deckard; and two sisters -- Dorothy and Geneva.The funeral was Nov. 28 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with the Rev. Doyle Williams officiating. Burial was in the Bailey Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.