WYATT -- Lawrence Russell "Puddy" Baugh, 85, died Aug. 28, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born July 20, 1927, at the Birds Point community in Mississippi County, to the late Frank and Ruth Bartlett Franz Baugh, he had lived in Wyatt most of his life. He was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran.
On June 19, 1947, he married Mary Marcell Reynolds, who preceded him in death on Dec. 14, 2011.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Frank Baugh and Arthur Baugh.
Surviving are: one son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence Page and Marilyn Baugh of Charleston; four daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Dale Rainey of Trussville, Ala., Connie and Harold McClendon of Bertrand, Denise and Ron Zook of Ocklawaha, Fla., and Andra and David Warren of Alexandria, Ala.; two brothers, Charles Baugh of Charleston and William Baugh of Mitchell, Ill.; two sisters, Lucy Noisworthy of Charleston and Hallie Sicklin of Granite City, lll.; and 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday. Dean Wallace and Mike McKinney will officiate.
Burial with full military rites provided by the Missouri Military Honors Program will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Michael Baugh, Dylan Baugh, Dr. Tyler Warren, Sammy Rainey, Chase McClendon, Seth Warren, Charlie McClendon, Dale Rainey, Ron Zook, David Warren and Harold McClendon.
Online condolences may be sent at www.mcmiklefuneralhome.com.