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Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Ollie M. Getter

Wednesday, January 23, 2002

Ollie Mae Getter, the daughter of the late Bill and Mary Smith Jones, was born in Marvel, Ark. on April 12, 1922 and died at the Clearview Nursing Center near Sikeston on Jan. 21, 2002, at the age of 79. Mrs. Getter had lived in Essex for the past 46 years. She had worked at Tyson Foods and was a member of the New Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Essex. Surviving are one daughter, Mae Ida Whitaker of Essex; three sons, Robert Jones and Billy Joe Getter, both of Malden, and Jesse James Getter of St. Louis; 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26 after 12 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, Jan. 26 in the Watkins & Sons Chapel at 1 p.m. with Rev. Moses Grayson of Essex officiating. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.