Herbert Vernon "Bert" Wethington, son of the late Virgil and Elsie Johnson Wethington, was born in Clines Island on Oct. 7, 1937, and died at his home in Woodson Terrace on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at the age of 70.
Mr. Wethington had served in the U.S. Army and retired from the Ford Motor Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a member of the Missouri 8 Ball Pool League.
On Oct. 23, 1972, he was married to Phyllis Arnold.
Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Wethington of Woodson Terrace; two daughters, Susan Gether and her husband John of Overland and Yvonne Dee Bond and husband Bill of Woodson Terrace; one son, Jim Wethington of Woodson Terrace; two brothers, Virgil Lawrence Wethington and his wife Elsie of Poplar Bluff and Bill Wethington and his wife Mamie of High Ridge; three sisters, Charlene Klien and her husband Harvey of Bay, Anna Bohrisch and her husband Doug of Thayer, and Judy Florida and husband Jack of Windsor; four grandchildren, Terra, Jessica, Elise and Owen; and one great-grandson, Ethan.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Carmeleen Colberg.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter.
Interment will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with full military honors.