Pearl "Midge" Island, daughter of the late John Henry And Mary Irene Cagle Mayner, was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 30, 1950, and passed away at her home in Dexter, Missouri on September 3, 2015, at the age of 65 years, 5 months and 3 days.
Miss Island lived most of her life in Dexter, Missouri. She had worked as a CNA nurse in nursing homes. She was of Baptist faith. She enjoyed collecting Coke-Cola and Elvis memorabilia She was a huge Elvis fan but more than anything she loved her jewelry. She would order jewelry from home shopping networks even after she fell ill.
Surviving are one daughter, Ashley Lacey of Dexter, Missouri; one son, Ricky Island of Dallas, Texas; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild on the way; three brothers, Bobby Mayner of Dexter, Billy Mayner of Tampa, Florida, and Loyd Mayner of Tupelo, Mississippi; and two sisters, Mary Ann Skiles of Florida and Rosey Mayner of Dexter. Other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by one daughter, April Island Homan; one brother, Mike Mayner, and one sister, Maudie Mayner.
Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri. with Rev. Tim Russell od Dexter, Mo. officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri. Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri in charge of all arrangements.