Dessie I. Renard

Monday, August 1, 2016
Dessie I. Renard

Dessie I. Renard, 91, of Cape Girardeau Mo., formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

Mrs. Renard, the daughter of the late Albert F. and Alpha (Lemonds) Mounce, was born December 6, 1924, in Pollard, Ark. She was of the Baptist faith and was a retired photographer for the Stinson Press. During her earlier years she served as a church librarian, a 4-H leader and a Cub Scout leader. Mrs. Renard enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing and crafts.

She was united in marriage to Evert Ellis Renard on Jan.4, 1945. He preceded her in death on June 9, 1996.

Mrs. Renard is survived by two children, Jim (Marty) Renard of Piggott, Ark. and Barbara (David) McCall of Galax, Va.; six grandchildren, John McCall, Jeffrey (Jennifer) McCall, Melissa (Richard) Browne, Annette Renard, Landon (Katie) Huffman and Travis (Erin) Huffman, and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held beginning at noon, Thursday, Aug. 4, at Cotrell Funeral Chapel in Poplar Bluff. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Leland Duncan officiating. Burial will take place at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Animal Welfare Alliance, P.O. Box 647, Poplar Bluff, Mo., 63901.