Alta Rader

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

MALDEN, Mo.--Alta Augusta Rader, 93, of Risco, Mo., died Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Portageville, Mo. She was born June 6, 1919, in Pope County, Ark. to William and Lilly Berry.

On Nov. 20, 1938, she married Lawrence Lymon Rader. He preceded her in death on July 8, 1964.

Mrs. Rader was a member of the Pleasantview General Baptist Church in Risco. She was a former councilwoman of Risco and a member of the Dexter Order of Eastern Star. She was retired from the New Madrid County Health Department.

Mrs. Rader was also preceded in death by one great-grandson, Hunter Lewis; two sisters, Edna Britt and Geraldine Berry; and one brother, Edgar Berry.

Survivors include four daughters, Chiquetta (Bob) Gullet, Mary Irvin, Carolyn (Tom) Jenkins and Lora Lea (Joe) Wilson; one brother, Hoyte Berry; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Mark Powell officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.