LeRoy Noble, 86, Royal Lake

LeRoy Noble, 86, of Royal Lake, died at 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at Helia Healthcare Center in Greenville.

Services will be held at noon on Friday at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mulberry Grove Cemetery, Mulberry Grove. Memorials: The family.

Mr. Noble was born on Nov. 22, 1922, in LeFlore, Miss., the son of Jesse and Mantha Danzy Noble. He married Roberta Brown Nobel in 1941; she preceded him in death.

Mr. Noble grew up in Mississippi, attended the local schools and later in life move to St. Louis, Mo. He moved to Royal Lake and worked for many years at Crane Packing in Vandalia. After his retirement, he enjoyed driving his tractor and truck in his spare time.

He is survived by a son, DeMetrisus Noble of North Carolina; sister, Rosetta Treadway of St. Louis, Mo.; special daughter, Vickie Bernard of Greenville; sister, Ethel Burton-King of Leeland, Miss.; Verssie Pettigrew of Champaign; and many other brothers and sisters.

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