Eldred Almond Souder, 93, of Festus, Missouri entered into rest Saturday, December 26, 2009 at his Festus residence. He had worked as a self-employed carpenter/famer/timberman. He was a WW II US Navy veteran and had served on USS Enterprise in Guadalcanal Solomon Islands. Born May 23, 1916, in Wortham, MO, to the late Charles and Naomi (Bradley) Souder.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie G. (Bailey) Harman-Souder and stepdaughter, Ethel Akins of Bloomsdale, MO
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by siblings: Huber Souder, Alson Souder, Carl Souder and Muriel Lincoln.
Memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.