Kenneth Dean Dye, son of the late Jack Dye and Eva Jones Dye, ws born June 26, 1937, at Qulin and died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Malden.
On Oct. 13, 1984, he was united in marriage to Lillian Baker May in Malden, and she survives of the home.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian May Dye of Malden; one son, Kelly Dean Dye of Malden; two step-sons, Raymond A. May of Farmington and Kevin May of Malden; one step-daughter, Sheri Ray of Springfield; four grandchildren; one sister, Wanda Lawrence of Gideon; and two brothers, Vernon Dye of Dexter and Jackie Dye of Gideon.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Van Dye and Jimmy Dye.
Visitation will be held after 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Gideon.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at First Assembly of God Church in Malden officiated by Rev. James Bolin.
Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.