Jack E. Childress, 77, of La Grange, Missouri, and formerly of Palmyra, died at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Willow Care Center in Hannibal, Mo.
His body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date at Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton, Mo.
Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Lawn Nursing Home Auxiliary.
The Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.