August 18, 1920 – May 8, 2020
Everstine Lackey, age 99, of Sikeston, MO. passed away on May 8, 2020 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, MO. She was born August 18, 1920 in Lake County, TN., to the late William and Aubrey Gaddie Scheland. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, James and Mirtha Benson of Richardson, TX.; one daughter and son-in-law, Melvona and Ralph Sexton of Sikeston, MO.; one sister, Vivian Bynum of Granite City, IL.; ten grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Edward Benson and her late husband Melvin Lackey; two sons, Russell Benson and William Benson; one daughter, Francis Martin; two brothers, Dee Scheland and Dewey Scheland; two sisters, Adell Anderson and Geneva Philpot . A graveside service will be held Thursday May 14, 2020 at Dogwood Cemetery in Dogwood, MO at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Frank Worthington,officiating.
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May 12, 2020
We loved Grandma very much. Wonderful woman she was. We will miss her. Our prayers goes to the family.
May 11, 2020
Sharing in your sorrow with love and friendship.
Your loving sister, Vivian Bynum
Charles Twente and Joyce Bynum Twente