Earl “Wayne” Northington

September 28, 1947 – January 4, 2019

Earl “Wayne” Northington

             Earl “Wayne” Northington, son of the late C. L. Northington and Leila Mae Guinn Northington, was born on September 28, 1947 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and departed this life on January 4, 2019 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri at the age of 71 years.

            Mr. Northington was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, serving during the Vietnam War.  He was a line worker for Arvin for 30 years.

            He was united in marriage to Linda McAnelly on June 21, 1969 in Bell City, Missouri.  Mrs. Northington survives of the home in Dexter, Missouri.

            In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Kevin Northington of Corsicana, Texas; by two daughters, Laura Northington of Dexter, Missouri and Samantha Stock of Elsah, Illinois; by one brother, Gerald Northington of Dudley, Missouri; by one sister, Dorothy Higginbotham of Dudley, Missouri; by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

            Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 1:00p.m. until 2:00p.m.  Graveside services will then be conducted at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 2:00p.m.

            Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter in charge of arrangements.