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John Hagy, Sr.

Tuesday, January 21, 2003

John Hagy, Sr., the son of the late Joseph Greene and Nellie Belle Garner Hagy, was born in Dexter on May 2, 1917, and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at the age of 85. Mr. Hagy had lived in the Dudley and Dexter communities all his life. He attended the Church of God in Dudley. On May 11, 1943, he was married to Beatrice Scott in Poplar Bluff. She preceded him in death on Jan. 17, 2002. Surviving are three sons, John Hagy, Jr., of Dexter, Earl Hagy of Bel-Ridge and James Hagy of West Melbourne, Fla.; eight daughters, Nellie Runyon of Olney, Ill., Juanita Willoughby of Quapaw, Okla., Carolyn Fielder of Benton, Doris Price, Cora Magarian, Sandra Bayless, Claudia Scott, and Wanda Drews, all of Dexter; 32 grandchildren; and 57 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sons, Ernest, Vincent and Estel Hagy; one daughter, Vida Scott; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Jerry Metcalf of Puxico officiating and Rev. Curtis True of Sikeston assisting. Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.

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