Louis Dean Borders

Louis Dean Borders of Poplar Bluff, son of the late Troy E. Borders and Mary Myrtle Marlin, was born in New Madrid County, Missouri on May 2, 1935, passed away at The Manor in Poplar Bluff on March 24, 2019, at the age of 83 years, 10 months and 22 days.

Dean had lived in Fisk before moving to Poplar Bluff. He had worked as a hat dipper at the Paramount Hat Wear company and attended the Star Community Church near Fisk. He enjoyed fishing, working in the yard, and fixing things. He served in the US Army.

On May 13,1962, he married Annabelle Aileen Hagy in Neelyville, Missouri. She preceded him in death on November 17, 2000.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Borders of Dexter, Malinda Willard of Bloomfield; two sons, Johnny Borders of Fisk, Troy Borders of Battle Creek, Michigan; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; three brothers, Robert Borders of Poplar Bluff, Graydon Marlin of Worth, Illinios, Jesse Borders, of St. Charles, Missouri; two sisters, Juanita Almond of Flint Michigan, and Wanda Melton of Poplar Bluff. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Ellis Sanford Marlin; one sister, Violet Whitworth; one infant brother.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, after 11:00 am until time of services at 1:00 pm at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with Scott Wilkerson of Poplar Bluff, Missouri officiating.

Interment will follow in the Caroline Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.