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Harold Pullum

Wednesday, October 23, 2002

Herrell ?Harold? Pullum, son of the late John Benjamin Pullum and Phebia Herrell Pullum, was born on Feb. 10, 1924, at Dexter and died at the Veterans Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Oct. 22, 2002, at the age of 78. Mr. Pullum was a veteran of the United States Navy and owner of Pullum Transfer and Moving Company for 34 years. He was united in marriage to Betty Snider Acord on Dec. 26, 2001, at Dexter. Mrs. Acord survives of the home in Dexter. Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Harold Dean Pullum, David Pullum and Jerry Pullum, all from Dexter; three daughters, Joyce Dowdy and Alice Moore, both of Dexter, and Judy Stanfield of St. Louis; three step-sons, Jerry Acord of Hillsboro, Stanley Acord of Bloomfield, and Stephen Acord of Ft. Knox, Ky.; three step-daughters, Jeanette Layton, Irma Sanders and Laura Acord, all of Dexter; two brothers, William Pullum of Searcy, Ark., and Eugene Pullum of St. Charles; one sister, Sylvia Stickle of Dexter; ten grandchildren; eleven step-grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and eight step great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Jon Duane ?Wayne? Pullum; two grandchildren, Ronald Duane Pullum and Teresa Ann Pullum; one step granddaughter, Krystal Riddle; by two brothers, Junior Pullum and one in infancy; four sisters, Mae Masterson, Jessie Lewis, Ellen Burgess, and Julie Pullum. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Roger Fowler officiating. Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery.

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