Lenard Arvil Mote


Lenard Arvil Mote, 90, of Nauvoo, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home, with funeral services at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke chapel. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper with military honors and prayer. Officiants will be Carl Uptain, Donald Parker, Lee Roy Dutton and Bobby Amos.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Mote; mother, Mary Elizabeth Mote; sisters, Lucindy, Pearl, Emma, Nellie, Delia, Ruth, and Ruby; brothers, Oliver, Willie, Dolph, Henry, Albert, Fred, and John; and grandson, Justin Cohen.

He is survived by his wife, Willie Mae Mote; son, Randy Mote (Lori); daughter, Sheila Ingle (Harold); grandchildren, Tracie Blizard (Greg) and Carla Cohen; and great-grandchildren, Katie Blizard, Matthew Blizard, and Claire Cohen.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571