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Cletus Angle

There was no service for Cletus David Angle of Gordonville to honor his wishes. Arrangements were under the care of Liley Cremation Services in Cape Girardeau.

Cletus, 84, died Friday, May 7, 2021, at The Arbors at Auburn Creek in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 7, 1937, in Mayfield, the son of Walter Chandes and Delphia Viola Green Angle. He married Lula Bell Wilkinson on Feb. 11, 1956, at Sedgewickville. She survives.

Cletus worked for Coca-Cola for over 30 years. After retiring from Coca-Cola, he bought his family’s farm near Sedgewickville. He worked on the farm raising hogs and cattle for over 30 years. In 2009, he sold the farm and moved to Gordonville.

Cletus is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lula Bell; three children, Theresa (Tom) Rainwater of Haines City, FL, and Novena (Jim) Bollinger and Shawn (Connie) Angle, both of Burfordville, one sister, Pauline Wilkinson of Marble Hill, six grandsons, Lucas (Salina), Levi (Andy), Lance (Emily) and Logan (Ade) Bollinger and Jason (Tora) and Justin (Presley) Angle and seven great-grandchildren, Naomi, Henry, Cole, Isabell, Mark, Natalie and Alex. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Clyde and Lindell Angle and a son-in-law, Russell Hall.

Nick McNeal covers high school sports, college sports and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Cape Girardeau County for the past five years. He can be reached at cbjsports@socket. net.

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