Chris Cloninger, son of Roy Cloninger of Dexter and the late Lena Lewis Cloninger, was born on Aug. 16, 1978, at Dexter and died at Dexter on Saturday, March 8, 2003, at the age of 24. He had been disabled and was a resident of Dexter. Survivors include his father, Roy Cloninger of Dexter; two brothers, Jerry Simpson of Bernie and Danny Simpson of Cape Girardeau; and one sister, Charlotte Bohnenstiehl of Alton, Ill. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard O'Neal officiating. Interment followed in the Hill Cemetery near Bloomfield.