BROTHER JAMES EARL REINER was born on August 3, 1935 in Overland, Missouri. He departed
this life on July 29, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 81-years. He became a member of St.
Louis Lodge No. 5, I.O.O.F., in 1987. He later served as Noble Grand of Lodge No. 5 in the years of
2002 and 2005. He served as District Deputy Grand Master in 2006. He is a past Department
Commander of the Patriarch Militants.
He is survived by his wife, Carol, and his daughters Amanda and Michelle. His remains were
cremated. Odd Fellow services were held on August 3, 2017.
BROTHER MICHAEL DALE WHITE was born on December 10, 1957 in Blithe, California. He
departed this life on May 28, 2017 in Creve Couer, Missouri at the age of 59-years.
He joined St. Louis Lodge No. 5, I.O.O.F., in January of 2017. He was a 6-month member. Michael
A. White, Travis White, Richard Reed and Scott Reed were his sons. He was the brother of C. Ray
White Jr., Patrick White and Richard White. His sisters Carolyn Stidham, Doris Lara and Debbie
Graveside services were held at a later date, no Odd Fellow services were requested.
BROTHER CLIFFORD L. THURSTON was born on December 6, 1939 in Mexico, Missouri. He departed this life on August 26, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 77-years.
He was originally a member of Sunset Lodge No. 328 in San Diego, California. He transferred his membership to Lodge No. 5 in November of 2005. He was a former Noble Grand and District Deputy
Grand Master in California. He also served as Noble Grand of Lodge No. 5 in 2007. His remains are
to be cremated at Jacksonville, Missouri and a graveside service will be held on 9/15/17.
BROTHER JOHN P. FOX SR., born November 25, 1937 in Irondale, Missouri. Departed this life on
August 8, 2017 in Cape Giradeau, Missouri at the age of 79-years. Initiated into Farmington lodge
No. 48 in 1971. Grand Master of the State of Missouri, I.O.O.F. in 1992. Transferred membership to
St. Louis Lodge No. 5, I.O.O.F., in 1995. Served as Noble Grand of Lodge No. 5 in 2002. Served as
Commanding General of the World for the Patriarch Militants and a member of various other Odd Fellow
Survived by his children, Mary Ann and John Jr. Fox.
Funeral was from Cozean Funeral Chapel in Farmington with internment in the Odd Fellows Cemetery
in Farmington on August 11, 2017. Odd Fellows services were held on August 10, 2017.