Priest, Paul E.
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins Ave. Festus, MO 63028
Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Crystal City, Missouri
Memorial Donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 9370 Olive Blvd. Saint Louis, MO 63132
Paul E. Priest, age 84, entered into eternal rest Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Fountainbleau Nursing Center. Paul was born January 29, 1931 to the late Carl E. and Edith E. (Jones) Priest. He was a retired welder for Saint Louis Shipyards. His hobbies include hunting and fishing, listening to bluegrass music and was an avid Cardinal Baseball fan. Paul was preceded in death by his wife Mary Jane (Mira) Priest in January 2004.
He is survived by daughters: Ellen Priest of Crystal City, MO, Bonnie Hardin of Crystal City, MO, Judy Elliott of Grubville, MO, Gail Ratty of Festus, MO, Debra Burns of Indiana, Mercedes Priest of Crystal City, MO; brother: William Bingham of Crystal City, MO; niece: Rita Peters of Arnold, MO; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
Paul is also preceded in death by sons: Frank DeRousse, Dickie DeRousse, Terry DeRousse, Benny DeRousse; brothers: Eugene Priest, Orville Priest, Alan Priest, Norville Priest; and sister Allene DeRousse.
Reverend Dr. Freeman Robinson will officiate the services.