Roy Allen McAnulty, son of the late Robert Allen and Marquerette Young McAnulty, was born in Pope County, Ark., near Russellville on March 22, 1923, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Nov. 17, 2005, at the age of 82.
He had lived in Southeast Missouri since 1942 and had resided in Sikeston the past 20 years. He was a retired bulldozer operator and had worked for M & A Electric in Poplar Bluff. He was a licensed Assembly of God minister and had pastored churches in Vanduser and Morehouse.
On Jan. 1, 1942, he was married to Bobbie Morphis in Russellville, Ark.
Surviving are his wife, Bobbie McAnulty of Sikeston; one daughter, Linda Miller of Sikeston; four sons, James McAnulty of Munford, Tenn., Ronald McAnulty of Norris City, Ill., Gary McAnulty of Milan, Tenn., and Rodger McAnulty of Grand Prairie, Texas; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mildred Dane of Harrison, Ark.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Milton Poole of Humble, Texas, officiating.
Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.