Donald Edward Maddox

July 17, 1937 ~ March 16, 2020

Donald Edward Maddox

     Donald Edward Maddox, son of the late Clarence Maddox and Sylvia Umfleet Maddox, was born on July 17, 1937 in Dudley, Missouri and departed this life on March 16, 2020 at his residence in Dexter, Missouri at the age of 82 years.

     Mr. Maddox was a former owner and operator of B&M fencing, landscaping, and nursery, for over 30 years.  He was a teamster truck driver, for several years and he was a member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist Church.

     On July 9, 1955, in Hernando, Mississippi, he was united in marriage to Gevauna Voss.  Mrs. Maddox survives of their home in Dexter.

     In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Bob Maddox of Dexter and Lanny Maddox of Dexter; by his daughter, Diana Miller and husband Michael of Dexter; by four sisters, Glenda Higgins of Springs, Texas, Linda Pruden of St. Ann, Missouri, Pat Rusch of Barnhart, Missouri, Peggy Leasure of Arnold, Missouri; by six grandchildren, Julie Hughes, Natalie Jackson, Steven Maddox, Jeffery Maddox, Kelly Rutledge, and Christy Jackson; and by ten great-grandchildren, Skylar Maddox, Blake Maddox, Logan Maddox, Tanner Maddox, Jasmine Rutledge, Jamie Rutledge, Hunter Rutledge, Addison Rutledge, Alyssa Morrison and Mya Jackson.

     He was preceded in death by his parents; by his sister, Dorothy Maze; and by his great-grandson, Chase Morrison.

     Friends may call at Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Funeral services will then be conducted in the Mathis Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.  Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.

     Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.