Ernest L. Root

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

ERNEST L. ROOT a resident of Pineville, Mo., was born July 19, 1946, in Harrison, a son of Jesse Ray and Velie Victoria (Yingst) Root. He died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, in Berryville, at the age of 61.

He is survived by three sons, Tim Root and wife Marsha of Pineville, Mo., Clint Hall and wife Ida of Seligman, Mo., and Glen Root of Wheaton, Mo.; two daughters, Brenda and husband Charlie Munday of Wheaton, Mo., and Victoria and husband Daniel Cravens of Seligman, Mo.; three brothers, Kenneth Root of Pea Ridge, Doyle Root of Kingston, and Lloyd Root of Kingston; two sisters, Rosie Keller of Berryville, and Ina Ross of Rogers; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Von, Clarence and Ray Root; three sisters, Pearl Ramsey, Freda Voyles and Lesbia Coffelt; one grandchild, Carissa Cravens; and one great-grandchild, Addison Walling.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville with Brother Terry Easterling officiating. Interment was in the Liberty Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

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