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September 5, 2013

(11/26/1968 - 8/28/2013)

Brian Dale Mallett, 44, of Memphis passed away Wednesday, Morning, August 28, 2013, in an automobile accident southwest of Memphis, Missouri. The son of Paul William and Josephine Anna Burton Mallett, he was born November 26, 1968 at Kirksville, Missouri.

He attended Bible Grove Elementary School and graduated from Scotland County R-I High School in 1987. His high school activities included FFA, National Honor Society and the Tiger basketball team all four years. He later graduated from William Penn College in 1991 and returned to Memphis where he spent the rest of his life.

In June of 1990, he married Tammie Dennison in Memphis and to this union a son was born on May 25, 1993, Aaron Dale Mallett. Aaron was the center of Brian's life. His favorite things were spending time with family, basketball, hunting and fishing and going to the races with Aaron.

Brian was a five-year employee of Memphis Pizza Hut and employed J's Foods since 1992, and had advanced to one of the assistant managers there. He also delivered the Quincy Herald Whig for many years.

He was preceded in death by Aaron's mother, grandparents, two uncles and an aunt.

Survivors include his son, Aaron; parents, Paul and JoAnn Mallett; two brothers, Billy and Tracy Mallett of Edina, MO, Bob and Kathleen Mallett of Kearney, MO; a sister, Pam and Randy Doss of Novelty, MO; nieces and nephews Jason, Regina and Adalynn Doss, Andrea and Sam Reuter, Brody and Max Mallett; aunts, uncles and many cousins.

Memorials are suggested to the Brian Mallett Memorial Fund for the continued care of his son Aaron Mallett, and can be left at or mailed to the Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, MO.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 31, 2013, at the Payne Funeral Chapel with Pastor David Barton officiating. Interment followed in the Greensburg Cemetery at Greensburg, Missouri.

The musicians were Ann Luther, organist and Laura Schenk, soloist.

Pallbearers were Brian Gordy, Jim Kigar, Brent Bondurant, David Shalley, John Dodge and Donnie Dennison. Honorary Pallbearers were Jay Mallett, Mark Mallett, Terry Mallett and Keith Mallett. Arrangements were entrusted to the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.

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