Roland Glenn Appleton, the son of Roland Appleton and Della Patterson Graham, was born in Dexter on Jan. 12, 1961, and died at his home in Morehouse on Nov. 15, 2008, at the age of 47.
Mr. Appleton had lived in the Dexter and Morehouse areas all his life. He had worked as a concrete finisher and in land grading. He was of the Pentecost faith.
Surviving are one son, Conner Appleton of Morehouse; two daughters, Krystal Appleton and Kimberly Allen, both of Sikeston; three grandchildren; his mother and step-father, Della and Dale Graham of Morehouse; his father and step-mother, Roland and Peggy Appleton of Bertrand; two brothers, Larry and Jerry Appleton, both of Morehouse.
Visitation was held on Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, from 5-8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at 10 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Jimmy Vent of Morehouse, and the Rev. Ronnie Ledbetter of Essex officiating.
Interment followed in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.