Lonnie Belcher, son of Nellie JoAnn Cookson Belcher of Dexter and the late Vernon Leon Belcher, was born on Aug. 8, 1972, in Dexter and died on Oct. 9, 2006, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 34.
Lonnie was an employee at Dexter Ag Service Incorporated in Dexter and a resident of Dexter.
On Nov. 28, 1992, he was united in marriage to Keri Dzvonar in Dexter. Mrs. Belcher survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides his wife, Keri Belcher and mother, Nellie JoAnn Belcher, both of Dexter, other survivors include two daughters, Keagan and Keasha Belcher, both of Dexter; two brothers, James E. Belcher and Vernon Dale Belcher, both of Dexter; three sisters, Lorie Ann Davis of Dexter, Beverly Sue Frymire of Bloomfield, and Linda Jonell Ruser of Puxico.
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Donnie Ray Belcher.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Bill Pennington officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.