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Larae Buntion Nickens

Larae Buntion Nickens of Farmington, Mo., passed away June 27, 2020, at the age of 66 years.  She was born July 30, 1953, in Ironton, Mo., the daughter of the late Howard and Mary Jean (Williams) Alcorn. 

On September 1, 1990, she was united in marriage to Stevens Nickens and he survives. Also surviving are her children; Mischelle Barnhouse (Gary) of Farmington, Latisha House (Chris) of Fredericktown, stepdaughter, Angela Kozik (Jeremy) of Pevely, her brother; Byron “Woody” Alcorn (Donna) of Wappapello, and sister; Regina Martin of Fredericktown, sister-in-law; Brenda Alcorn, nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, one more great grandchild on the way, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Larae was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Buntion, her son, Billy Buntion, and three brothers: Fred Alcorn, Randall Alcorn, and Michael Alcorn.   

Larae liked to crochet and swim.  She also enjoyed flowers.

Visitation was held Tuesday, June 30, 2020 and Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Bryson Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Paul Hicks officiating. Interment was in Meadows Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the ALS Association.  Online condolences may be made to the family at 

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