Frank "Bub" Minton Jr., son of the late Franklin and Beulah Minton was born on Oct. 14, 1933 and died on Dec. 24, 2009 in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 76.
Mr. Minton had attended the Bernie General Baptist Church and was a resident of rural Bernie most of his life.
On June 10, 1972 he was united in marriage to Violetta Hatchel. Mrs. Minton survives of their home in rural Bernie.
Besides his wife survivors include two sons, Tom Brown of Jackson, and Mike Hatchel of Bernie; by four daughters, Cindy Stone and Joy Cook both of Bernie, Lisa Brown of Essex, and Starla Pulley of Bloomfield; by one sister Dorothy Gallaway of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; by 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Tim Minton and by one sister, Betty Richards.
Visitation will take place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, Dec. 28, 2009 at 10 a.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery with Rev. Rickie Roberts and Rev. Steve Fitzpatrick officiating.