Mark Anthony Decker

Friday, October 7, 2011

Mr. Mark Anthony Decker, 46, of Rives, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Kennett, Mo., after a long illness. Mr. Decker was born Feb. 8, 1965, in Rives, Mo., to Leroy and Barbara Decker. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a truck driver. His children meant everything to him, he loved motorcycles and visiting with family and friends.

Survivors include his mother, Barbara Decker and husband Leonard of Rives, Mo.; one son, Mark Anthony Decker, Jr. of Paragould, Ark.; one daughter, Briann Alisha Decker of Paragould, Ark.; one brother, Hugh Decker and wife Barbara of Blytheville, Ark.; one sister, Rosa Decker of Memphis, Tenn.; and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Decker was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Decker; one brother, Ricky Decker; two grandfathers, Harold Kinnision and Marshie Decker; two grandmothers, Mazel Kinnision and Rosa Decker.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Northside Church of Christ in Blytheville with Mr. Jody McFadden officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Steele, Mo., under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark.

The family will receive visitors at the church from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 07.