Name:    Farris Lee Sliger

From:  The Daily Statesman, Sikeston, Missouri
Date:  Thursday, December 3, 1992   

Farris Lee "Gus" Sliger, 69, of Pana, died Thursday, May 18, 2006 at 9:44 p.m. in Pana Community Hospital.

He was born April 24, 1937 in Morehouse, MO, the son of Herbert Lee & Edna Marie Farris Sliger. A graduate of Morehouse High School, he came to Pana, Illinois in 1972. He retired from Pana Township due to illness and enjoyed fishing and loved his grandkids.  Farris was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Church of God, Assumption.

He married Dorothy Lou Reynolds and she preceded him in death on February 20, 1989.

He is survived by his children: James Sliger & wife Renee and Donna Lynn Smith & husband Kevin; 4 grandchildren: Nathan Lee Smith, Abby Smith, Daniel Sliger and Marissa Sliger, all of Pana; brothers: Fred Sliger in Missouri and Rev. Johnie Sliger, South Haven, MS; and by his sister Rosemary Ford, Dexter, MO.

Visitation will be Monday, May 22, 2006 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow at 7:30 p.m. with Pastor David Beerbower officiating. Graveside services will be Tuesday, May 23, 2006 in Walker Cemetery, Bloomfield, Missouri at 1:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Pana Community Hospital Foundation for Hospice.