Thurman A. Almond, son of the late Autie A. and Ora Bailey Almond, was born in Aid on April 20, 1921, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Aug. 10, 2010, at the age of 89.
Mr. Almond had lived in Bloomfield most of his life. He was a retired truck driver and attended the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield.
On Dec. 6, 1941, he was married to Mayme Juldene Long in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death on Jan. 15, 2002.
Surviving are one son and spouse, Mike and Becky Almond of Cape Girardeau; one daughter, Connie Almond of Sikeston; two grandsons and spouses, Todd and Tina Almond of Jackson, Keith and Shelly Almond of Greenville; eight great-grandchildren, Heather Almond of Cape Girardeau, Taylor & Hunter Almond of Jackson, Missouri, Blake Almond of Herculaneum, Tanner and Bailey Almond of Farmington Hills, Mich., Sydney and Rylan Almond of Greenville; two sisters, Thelma Underwood of Puxico, Leah Robertson of Sikeston; one brother, Charles Almond of Portland, Ore.; and one aunt, Geneva Pruitt of Dexter. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Julia Ann Almond; and one brother.
Friends may call on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, after 10 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday Aug. 12, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Kevin Eskew of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will be in the Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.