Gatlin Wayne Kiefer


The most perfect baby boy was born straight into the arms of God on February 8, 2023 at 11:44 a.m. 7 lb, 10 oz. and 20 inches of pure perfection. The instant light of his mommy and daddy’s life the second they held him in their arms.
He was born in Perryville to Trenton and Courtney (Petot) Kiefer.
Survivors include his parents, paternal-grandmother, Karla Kiefer; maternal-grandparents, Melissa and Stan Harris; maternal-grandfather, Allan Petot (Sona); two uncles, Chad (Elizabeth) Kiefer, Tate (fiance, Abigail Franklin) Kiefer; four aunts, Chandra Petot, Caterra (significant other, Connor Moldenhauer) Wibbenmeyer, Caressa Petot, Emelia Petot; great-grandparents, Carl (Judy) Wilfong; great-grandfather, Dale Petot; great-grandparents, Claude & Nancy Cissell; numerous other family members.
He was preceded in death by paternal-grandfather, Wayne M. Kiefer; aunt, Danielle Petot; great-grandparents, Wallace and Mary Lou Kiefer; great-grandmother, Mary Petot.

Visitation will be 8:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville.
Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville with the Rev. Kevin Barron officiating.
Burial will be at Crossroads Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to family use towards a memorial of Gatlin.
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