Wylie DeJournett, son of the late Marshall and Mary Annis DeJournett, was born in Essex, Missouri on August 14, 1927, and passed away at the Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter on December 15, 2014, at the age of 87 years, 4 months and 1 day.
Mr. DeJournett had worked for Sam Scism Motors in Park Hills, Missouri for 25 years and worked for Scism Motors in Bloomfield for seven years. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and had served in the Army Engineers during WWII.
On August 23, 1947, he was married to Dorothy Jean McCollum in Piggott, Arkansas.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy DeJournett of Dexter, Missouri; one daughter and fiance', Sheri DeJournett and Randy Shelton of Dexter Missouri; and one sister, Kathleen Givens of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by seven brothers, Lloyd, Cletus, Woodrow, Clemmer, Cleo, Milo and Marvin DeJournett.
Friends may visit on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with the Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter, Missouri officiating.
Interment with be in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.