Larry "Dean" Lemons, 43, of Gipsy, was born Aug. 25, 1959, at Gipsy, the son of William "Willie" and Ethel Porter Lemons and died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Lemons graduated from State School 41 in 1980. He worked at VIP in Cape Girardeau for 20 years and was a member of the Berrong General Baptist Church in Gipsy. Survivors include his mother, Ethel Lemons of Gipsy; six brothers, Truman Lemons of Cape Girardeau, Charlie Lemons and Tommy Lemons, both of Marble Hill, Ivan Lemons of Zalma, Harold Lemons of Sturdivant, and Terry Lemons of Scott City; and six sisters, Dorothy Richmond of Bridgeton, Ruth Hefner of McGee, Linda Siler of Puxico, Peggy Stepp of Arab, Barbara Masters of Virginia Beach, Va., and Shirley Chesnut of Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his father, William Lemons. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2003, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance with Rev. LeeRoy Hefner officiating and assisted by Rev. Bob Porter. Interment will follow in Berrong Cemetery near Gipsy.