[SeMissourian.com] A Few Clouds ~ 83°F  
Tornado Watch
Sunday, May 24, 2015

Obituaries from January 2002

Ottis Howard (01/09/02)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Ottis Wiley Howard, 80, of Matthews died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 1, 1921, at Lexon, Mo., son of Clarence and Bertha Howard. He and Dorothy Flint were married Dec. 16, 1959, at Sikeston, Mo. She died in 1995...
John Cash (01/11/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John Leslie Cash, 38, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002. He was born July 2, 1963, in Blytheville, Ark., son of George L. and Judith A. Cash. He married Babette Cash. Cash served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force as a master sergeant/first sergeant, retiring in August 2000. He served in the Desert Storm conflict and was in charge of maintenance of two squadrons of FB-11's...
John Sutton (01/11/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- John L. Sutton, 52, of Tamms died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at the H.S. Care Center in Tamms. He was born Jan. 26, 1949, in Decatur, Ill. Survivors include the staff, center and residents of the H.S. Care Center in Tamms. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday at the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms with a graveside service to follow at the Liberty Cemetery east of Pulaski, Ill., with the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating...
Joe Jones (01/11/02)
Joe H. Jones, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 20, 1915, at Arbor, Mo., son of John H. and Savannah A. Corsey Jones. He and Cleo Mansker were married Nov. 2, 1934, at Benton, Mo. She died July 4, 2001...
Becky Floyd (01/11/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Becky Ramona Floyd, 41, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, in an automobile accident on Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 8, 1960, in St. Louis, daughter of Kathy Lucille Fralix Woods. She and Duane Floyd were married Aug. 5, 1978, at Lutesville, Mo...
Thelma Halter (01/11/02)
Thelma Rose Halter, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 7, 1909, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Charles and Emma Schlitt Halter. She first married Clem Fornkohl in 1939. He died in 1947. She later married Alfred Halter Oct. 2, 1956, in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1983...
Russell Leimbach (01/12/02)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Russell J. Leimbach, 58, of Altenburg died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 7, 1943, in Altenburg, son of Oswald F. and Flora Lueders Leimbach and stepmother Concordia Lorenz Leimbach. He and Claudine "Lucy" Wright were married Sept. 17, 1966...
Maddeline Sullivan (01/12/02)
Maddeline Sullivan, 75, of Carrier Mills, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Carrier Mills Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 24, 1926, in Eldorado, Ill., daughter of Jess and Stella Trusty Long. She and Charles H. Sullivan were married Nov. 7, 1942. He died Aug. 30, 1987...
Ethel Davis (01/12/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ethel G. Davis, 96, of Advance died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 14, 1905, at Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of Jasper L. and Nancy Smith Eddings. She and Louis B. Davis were married Oct. 8, 1921, in Monett, Ark. He died Jan. 9, 1982...
Dorothy Brown (01/12/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dorothy M. Brown, 76, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Lottie Brooksher (01/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Lottie B. Brooksher of Sikeston will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. John R. Goss will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Brooksher, 81, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Mary Jones (01/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Helen Jones, 93, of Sikeston died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at her home. She was born June 23, 1908, daughter of George and Eva Mae Lile Sr. She and Barney Jones were married Nov. 7, 1925, at Sikeston. He died June 3, 1972. Jones was affiliated with Sikeston Community Baptist Church and a member of its Ladies Sunday School Class...
Thedamay Cleek (01/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thedamay Cleek, 85, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1916, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of Eldon and Viola Kitchen. She and Lawrence C. Cleek were married Nov. 25, 1940, at Herculaneum, Mo. He died in April 1996...
Raymond Jones (01/12/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Raymond Jones, 65, of Jonesboro died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born April 13, 1936, in Brookport, Ill., son of Troy R. and Nellie Wall Jones. Formerly of Olmsted, Ill., Jones was a painter. He was a member of Caledonia Lodge 47 AF&AM and Pulaski-Alexander County Farm Bureau...
John Cash (01/12/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John Leslie Cash, 39, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002. He was born July 2, 1962, in Blytheville, Ark., son of George L. and Judith A. Cash. He married Babette Cash. Cash served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force as a master sergeant/first sergeant, retiring in August 2000. He served in the Desert Storm conflict and was in charge of maintenance of two squadrons of FB-111's...
Paula Duncan (01/12/02)
Paula C. Duncan, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 24, 1918, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Ernest J. and Concordia Boehme Kuehnert. Duncan was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Barney Miller (01/12/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Longtime newsman Barney Miller, 81, of Dexter died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at his home. He was born July 14, 1920, in Lutesville, Mo., son of Robert and Elizabeth Trotter Miller. He and Marie Braidlow were married June 6, 1942, in Rolla, Mo. She died Dec. 26, 1994...
Carlston Friese (01/12/02)
Carlston "Gene" Friese, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Nov. 22, 1924, at Sedge-wickville, Mo., son of Burnie and Lillie Crites Friese. He and Ella M. Bucher were married Oct. 1, 1949, at Fornfelt, Mo...
John Sutton (01/11/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Glenna W. Cline of Sikeston will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. John Bouldry will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today...
Leroy Propst (01/11/02)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- P. Leroy Propst, 70, of Kansas City, Kan., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at his home. A native of Millersville, he moved to Kansas City in 1954 from Cape Girardeau. Propst was a truck driver with Mid-West Conveyer many years, and member of Teamsters Union...
Carolyn Thomas (01/11/02)
Carolyn Thomas, 62, of San Francisco died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at Kaiser Hospital in San Francisco. She was born June 10, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Keith R. and Kathryn Finch Tolliver. She attended Central High School; and received associate, bachelor and master degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Geneva Heins (01/09/02)
Geneva Lou Heins, 77, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2001, at Nathan Adelson Hospice. She was born June 9, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, and was a graduate of Central High School. She married Walter Heins. Heins had lived in Las Vegas 25 years...
Roscoe King (01/09/02)
Roscoe Oliver King, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, Mo. He was born Oct. 8, 1911, at Fruitland, Mo., son of Abraham L. and Stella E. Trickey King. He and Ethel E. Sample were married March 19, 1933, at Perryville, Mo. She died Jan. 16, 1995...
John Statler (01/09/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- John O. Statler, 91, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 3, 1910, in Jackson, son of John H. and Ida V. Hitt Statler. He and Willie Marie Minton were married July 28, 1934. She died June 25, 2001...
Harold Warren (01/09/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Harold Junior Warren, 44, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 12, 1957, in Sikeston, son of Harold and Teresa Wells Warren. He and Gaila Kirk were married Nov. 19, 1983, in Charleston, Mo...
Monroe Norris (01/09/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Monroe Norris, 83, of Thebes died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Ferrell Gossett (01/09/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ferrell A. Gossett, 90, of Sikeston, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002 at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Nov. 16, 1911, in Hartman, Ark., she was the daughter of Frank and Winnie Hardin Bennett. On Feb. 6, 1934, in New Madrid, Mo., she was married to Phillip T. Gossett. He died Sept. 16, 1957...
Donna Cooper (01/09/02)
Donna P. Cooper, daughter of Weldon L. and Violet L. Bryant Davis, was born July 22, 1919, in Anna, Ill., and passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill., at the age of 52. Survivors include her husband, Bill Cooper of Springfield; a son, Warren Masters of Cape Girardeau; her mother and father of Cape Girardeau; two stepdaughters, Tina Lipps of Cameron, Wis., Tracy Schieffer of Rice Lake, Wis.; five stepgrandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Weldon Jr. ...
Irene Bohnert (01/09/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene J. Bohnert, 87, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 14, 1914, in Perryville, daughter of Joseph and Agnes Baudendistel Gebhardt. She and Lloyd H. "Beck" Bohnert were married May 5, 1937. He died Oct. 10, 1993...
Rev. Paul Faris (01/10/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Rev. Paul Faris, 75, of Charleston died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 31, 1926, in Franklin, Ark., son of H.B. and Winnie J. Tadlock Faris. He and Dorothy Herndon were married Dec. 16, 1944. Faris was ordained in 1954 and was pastor of Trinity Pentecostal Church 35 years. He and his wife operated Faris Shoe Repair in Charleston from 1962-94, and in Sikeston, Mo., from 1963-91...
Glenna Cline (01/10/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Glenna W. Cline, 57, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma Middleton (01/10/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Wilma Lee Middleton, 55, of Scott City died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Miner, Mo. She was born Oct. 21, 1946, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of J.L. and Willene Kimbrel Simpson Jr. She and Gary Middleton were married Nov. 5, 1982, at Advance, Mo...
Agatha Phillips (01/10/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Agatha Marie Phillips, 81, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 20, 1920, at Valley Park, Mo., daughter of Arthur Theodore and Sarah Elizabeth Hicks Heinemann. She and George Arthur Phillips Sr. were married May 16, 1936...
H.B. Norman (01/10/02)
SENATH, Mo. -- Funeral for H.B. Norman of Senath was held Wednesday at First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Gene West officiated. Burial was in Senath Cemetery. Norman, 83, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Northeast Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro...
Monroe Norris (01/10/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Monroe Norris, 83, of Thebes died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 8, 1919, at Commerce, Mo., son of James Martin and Fannie Lofton Norris. He and Virginia Pauline Sickler were married Feb. 26, 1935. She preceded him in death. He and Georgette Sue White Meggs were married Jan. 18, 1975...
Lucy Stacey (01/10/02)
Lucy Evelyn Stacey, 93, of Cullowhee, N.C., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Skyland Care Center, following a brief illness. She was born at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Matt and Melinda Jane Stephens. She married Rufus Stacey, who preceded her in death...
Marie Niswonger (01/10/02)
Marie Deneke Niswonger died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau from Alzheimer's Disease. She was born Aug. 4, 1922, at Gordonville, Mo., daughter of William A. and Pauline Nothdurft Deneke. She married O. David Niswonger Jr. Aug. 1, 1948, in Gordonville, at Zion Methodist Church. They had three children: O. David III, Mary Dee and John W., who were all born Feb. 25...
Peggy Watkins (01/11/02)
HIRAM, Mo. -- Peggy Jane Watkins, 54, of Hiram died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at her home, following an illness. She was born Dec. 5, 1947, at Hiram, daughter of Clyde and Addie Jaco Skaggs. She and David Wayne Watkins were married April 19, 1974. Watkins was a postmaster relief employee for Lowndes Post Office at Lowndes, Mo...
Charlotte Anderson (01/12/02)
Charlotte Anderson, 63, of Dallas, Texas, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Medical Center of Plano. Charlotte was a loving wife, mother and friend. She was born May 26, 1938, to Charles Frances and Lady May Allen Moore, in Cape Girardeau. She married Ron Anderson June 2, 1974, in Durant, Okla...
Viola Sylvester (01/13/02)
Viola Mae Sylvester, 80, wife of the Rev. Helmuth Sylvester, former pastor of Egypt Mills Trinity Lutheran Church, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, in Henderson, Nev. Funeral arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Benjamin Tally (01/14/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Benjamin Mark Tally, 79, of Mounds died at 7:24 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 6, 1922, at Mound City, Ill., son of Mark and Emma McDaniel Tally. He and Floy "Pepper" Shumaker were married Jan. 5, 1946, at Blytheville, Ark...
Elizabeth Wrape (01/14/02)
Elizabeth Jean "Betty" Wrape, 74, went to be with her Lord Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002. She died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 4, 1927, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of Eugene Arnold and Dena Diviney Tuchschmidt. She and George Wrape were married for 49 years...
Jerald LaFont (01/15/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jerald Anderson "Red" LaFont, 84, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born March 1, 1917, in Sikeston, son of John A. and Edith Feagans LaFont. He married Winifred "Peggy" Freeman on Nov. 15, 1944. She died July 11, 1995...
Ellen Wann (01/15/02)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Funeral for Ellen M. Wann will be at 10 a.m. today at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Dan Schulte will officiate. Burial will be at Arcadia Valley Memorial Park in Ironton, Mo. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of funeral...
James Erving (01/15/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Ruben Erving, 47, of Sikeston, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Agnes Butler (01/15/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Agnes E. Butler, 92, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at her home near Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 21, 1909, in Pomona, Ill., daughter of Henry and Hattie Runion Lipe. She married Floyd Butler on June 7, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 7, 1992...
Albert Foreman (01/15/02)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Albert Mills Foreman, 93, of Farmington, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, at Presbyterian Manor. Born Feb. 24, 1908, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Alonzo and Wilhelmina Windisch Foreman. Foreman was a retired employee of Miller's Mutual Insurance Company of Illinois...
Bill Milam (01/15/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Robert William "Bill" Milam, 65, of Benton died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 19, 1936, in Engleberg, Ark., the son of Willis and Stella Mae Holder Milam. He married Glenda Ruth Brock on Nov. 1, 1954, at Benton...
Anna Williams (01/16/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Anna Belle Williams, 83, of Morley died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Nov. 2, 1918, in Brockett, Ark., to Emmett Thomas and Ida Mae Sago Harris. On Feb. 21, 1939, she married Paris Williams in Brockett, and he died Sept. 29, 1973...
Barbara Rose (01/16/02)
VIENNA, Ill. -- Barbara E. Rose, 38, of Dickson, Tenn., and a former resident of Johnson County, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, near Centerville, Tenn., as the result of an automobile accident. She was born Jan. 13, 1964, in Marion, Ill., the daughter of Bill and Betty Dixon and Homer and Gloria Baker. She married Steven Rose on Aug. 22, 1992, in Vienna. He survives...
Peggy Coffer (01/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Peggy C. Coffer will be at 10 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Revs. Mark Odle and Jerry Hicks will officiate. Burial will be in Anniston Cemetery in Anniston, Mo. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to time of the funeral today at the funeral home...
Verneda Mouser (01/16/02)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Verneda Pearl Mouser, 85, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Marquand, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002. She was born May 23, 1916, in Marquand, daughter of Miles W. and Lola Mouser. She graduated from Marquand High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She taught school in Marquand and the surrounding area for 10 years...
Richard Hagen (01/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Richard Hagen, 43, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Juldene Almond (01/16/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Juldene Almond, 75, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Bloomfield. She was born June 10, 1926, in Bloomfield, the daughter of Jim and Opal Lane Long. She married Thurman Almond on Dec. 6, 1941. He survives. She retired from Elder Manufacturing Co. in Bloomfield in 1985 after working for the company for 37 years. She was a Baptist...
Gertrude Cotner (01/16/02)
Gertrude Lucille Cotner, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Egypt Mills, Mo., daughter of Benjamine Frederick and Clara Lydia Neidling Exler. She married Harvey E. Cotner April 6, 1947, in Egypt Mills. He died June 8, 1994...
Pauline Hastings (01/16/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pauline Sommer Hastings, 87, of Marble Hill died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at her son's home in Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 18, 1914, in Arlington, Ky., daughter of George and Edna Brown Anderson. She married William F. Hastings Sr. on Feb. 11, 1939. He died in July 1989...
Winfred Fisher (01/16/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Funeral for Winfred Odell Fisher, 78, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden. The Rev. Paul Sadler will officiate. Burial will be with full military honors by Anna VFW Post 3455 in Casper Cemetery. Fisher of Cobden died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at City Care Center in Cobden...
Rebecca Dirnberger (01/14/02)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Hattie Rebecca "Becky" Dirnberger, 92, of New Hamburg died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 11, 1909, at Benton, Mo., daughter of Robert Cooper and Amelia Steimle Brock. She and the late Claude William Dirnberger were married Oct. 3, 1931, at Benton. He died May 9, 1996...
Fred Bles (01/14/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Fred Joseph "Fritz" Bles, 86, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 1, 1915, at Commerce, Mo., son of Ambrose and Mary Theresa Hess Bles. He and the late Llolav Summers were married July 16, 1960, at Sikeston, Mo. She died Jan 16, 1995...
Sylvester Klipfel (01/14/02)
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. -- Sylvester "Vester" Andrew Klipfel, 80, of Glenwood Springs died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., following several months of illness. He was born Dec. 31, 1921, at Benton, Mo., son of Lawrence and Clara LeGrand Klipfel. He and Nellie Medlock were married...
Dorothy Brown (01/13/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dorothy M. Brown, 76, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at her home. She was born April 21, 1925, at Galesburg, Ill., daughter of William and Clara Smith Fuller. She and Kenneth O. Brown were married Feb. 1, 1945. He died July 16, 1995...
Lucille Fite (01/13/02)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Lucille H. Monan Fite, 90, of Mound City died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 20, 1911, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Charles and Susan Houston Hanley. Fite was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mound City...
Russell Dodd (01/13/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Russell L. Dodd, 92, of Dexter died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born April 1, 1909, at Dexter, son of John and Pauline Queffenne Dodd. He and Edith Parrish were married April 2, 1929 at Bloomfield. She died June 21, 1993...
Melbourne Helton (01/13/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Melbourne W. "Pete" Helton, 52, of Chaffee, Mo., formerly of Cairo and Mound City, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 24, 1949, at Mounds, Ill., son of William Archie Helton and Rosie Rachel Smith Helton...
Darrell DuRall (01/13/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Darrell DuRall, 64, of Grand Chain, Ill., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at his home. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, Ill. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. Burial will be in the National Cemetery at Mound City, Ill...
Helen Phillips (01/13/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Helen Phillips, 73, of Bloomfield, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was born April 20, 1928, at Frankfort, Ill., daughter of Francis and Beaulah Strobel McCain. She was a member of Mount Pisgah Church near Bloomfield. She was a former employee of Elder Manufacturing in Bloomfield and a former owner of the Hornet's Nest Restaurant in Advance, Mo...
Pauline Cunningham (01/13/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Pauline "Pat" Cunningham, 88, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 1, 1913, at Glen Allen, Mo., daughter of Edmond and Elizabeth Williams McDaniel. She and Ralph M. Cunningham were married June 3, 1933. He died Sept. 1, 1985...
Rebecca Dirnberger (01/13/02)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Rebecca Dirnberger, 92, of New Hamburg died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo.
Eula Schearf (01/13/02)
Eula Ann Schearf, nee McBride, of Fairview Heights, Ill., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002. She was born on June 8, 1919 at Flat River, Mo., daughter of John William and Isabelle Walker McBride. She married Joe C. Bond on Sept. 18, 1937. Mr. Bond died May 30, 1970. She married Elmer L. Schearf on June 26, 1971. Mr. Schearf died on April 4, 1989...
Lloyd Kidd (01/13/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Lloyd Kidd, 8, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at his home. Born Oct. 7, 1913, in Arbor, Mo., he was the son of Adam and Gladys Beck Kidd. A pipefitter for Local 562, Kidd was of the Baptist faith. He also belonged to the Advance Masonic Lodge 590 AF&AM...
Charlotte Anderson (01/13/02)
Charlotte Anderson, 63, of Dallas, Texas, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Medical Center of Plano. Charlotte was a loving wife, mother and friend. She was born May 26, 1938, to Charles Frances and Lady May Allen Moore, in Cape Girardeau. She married Ron Anderson June 2, 1974, in Durant, Okla...
Agnes Butler (01/14/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Agnes E. Butler, 92, of Jonesboro died at 3 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 21, 1909, at Pomona, Ill., daughter of Henry and Hattie Runion Lipe. She and Floyd Butler were married June 7, 1941, at Cape Girardeau. He died March 7, 1992...
Threda Jones (01/14/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Threda E. Jones, 82, of Cairo died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born Sept. 13, 1919, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of the late Oscar and Zora Frields Wilson. She was married to the late Eslie Jones. He died in 1991...
Malvern McClure (01/14/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Malvern T. McClure, 76, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at Forest Park Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 16, 1925, at St. Mary, Mo., son of Meltie P. and Virginia DeClue McClure. He and Marion Ritchey were married April 12, 1947...
Viola Sylvester (01/14/02)
HENDERSON, Nev.-- Viola Mae Sylvester, 80, of Henderson died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at her daughter's home. She was born May 27, 1921, at Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, daughter of Ellerth and Harriett Sagnes. She and Helmuth Sylvester were married Aug. 20, 1940, at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada...
Darrell DuRall (01/14/02)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Darrell DuRall, 64, of Grand Chain died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 22, 1937, in Mounds, Ill., son of John Henry and Pearl M. Stell DuRall. He and June Kelley were married Dec. 22, 1957. DuRall was retired from the U. S. Army. He was a photographer, a member of the Fraternal Order of Police in Florida and Cairo, Ill., and a member of the National Riffle Association...
Mary Mattingly (01/14/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary E. Mattingly, 97, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 16, 1904, at Perryville, daughter of Henry C. and Emma M. Hoffman Mattingly. Mattingly was a cook at Perry County Memorial Hospital and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Dathel Rowland (01/16/02)
WYATT, Mo. -- Dathel M. Rowland, 88, of Wyatt died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 9, 1913, in Mississippi County, she was the daughter of Robert and Minnie Pearl Sullivan Hayden. She lived in Mississippi County her entire life and was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church...
Cornetta R. Seyer (01/02/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Cornetta R. Seyer, 91, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo.
Cornetta Seyer (01/03/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Cornetta R. Seyer of Kelso will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Augustine Catholic Church. The Rev. Oliver Clavin will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo., from 5-8 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited at 6:30...
Harold Vernon (01/03/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold Edwin "Jake" Vernon, 73, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Perry County, Mo., son of Elmer J. and Lela Boxdorfer Vernon. Vernon was a retired mechanic and member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Harold Beasley (01/03/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral for Harold Isham Beasley of Naylor, Mo., was held Dec. 24, 2001, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Neelyville, Mo. The Rev. J. Michael Heston officiated. Beasley, 95, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains, Mo...
Alida Oberndorfer (01/03/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Funeral for Alida Oberndorfer of Perryville, formerly of Washington, Mo., was held Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington. The Rev. Mark Bangert officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home at Washington was in charge of arrangements...
James Smith (01/03/02)
ESSEX, Mo. -- Funeral for James D. "Jimmy" Smith of Essex will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo. The Rev. Gerald Beam will officiate. Burial will be in Dudley Cemetery at Dudley, Mo. Smith, 47, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001, at his home...
Marguerite Ward (01/03/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Marguerite B. Ward, 83, of Dyersburg, Tenn., formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at Dyersburg Methodist Hospital. She was born April 28, 1918, at Villa Ridge, Ill., daughter of Rory and Lillian Aldrich Bonner. She married Harvey Ward, who died in 1983...
Ola Hastings (01/04/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Ola Bernice Hastings, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at Monticello House. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Patricia Redcloud (01/04/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- Patricia Redcloud, 57, of Elco died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Ullin, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Kay Orman (01/04/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Evelyn Kay Orman, 41, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, in an automobile accident on U.S. 61 north of Sikeston. She was born Aug. 9, 1960, in St. Augustine, Fla., daughter of Shirley Lester and Evis Christine Ergle Tidwell. She and John W. Orman were married April 14, 1979, at Matthews, Mo...
Emma Sanders (01/04/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Funeral service for Emma Augusta Sanders, formerly of Cairo, Ill., will be held at noon today at the Massie Funeral Home in Cairo with Carl Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds. Sanders, 90, of Chicago, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001...
Sylvester Poynor (01/04/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Sylvester Leonard Poynor, 45, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 7, 1956, in St. Louis, son of Sylvester L. and Betty Joe Sandors Poynor. He and Jo Ann Lindsey were married April 15, 1987, in Cape Girardeau County...
Harlan Ruppel (01/04/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Harlan A. Ruppel, 81, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1920, at Oak Ridge, son of Walter and Annie Sauer Ruppel. He and Wilma Bangert were married April 25, 1943, at Friedheim, Mo. Ruppel lived and worked on the family farm all his life. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Friedheim, where he had served as elder, trustee, and school board member...
Brittany Gates (01/04/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Brittany Michelle Gates, 12, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, in an automobile accident on U.S. 61 north of Sikeston. She was born Dec. 28, 1989, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of James Walter and Jessica Eileen Tidwell Gates...
Blanche Cooper (01/04/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Blanche Gertie Cooper, 86, of Bloomfield died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at her home. She was born June 26, 1915, at Ardeola, Mo., daughter of Sam and Gertie Summers Mason. She and Raymond Cooper were married Feb. 26, 1936. He preceded her in death...
Tameka Purdiman (01/04/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Tameka L. Purdiman, 23, of Mound City, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Mound City, Ill. Funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Larry Jones officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds...
Vernell Kesler (01/04/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Vernell Kesler, 89, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Dongola, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Superior Care Home in Paducah. Crain Funeral Home at Dongola is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Gladish (01/04/02)
.Robert D. Gladish departed this world peacefully Dec. 26, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, two children, five grandchildren and a sister of Kennett, Mo. Bob was a dedicated Boy Scout volunteer for over 25 years, having served in many capacities including scoutmaster, junior leader training staff member, and Shawnee District member at large. ...
Helen Rundles (01/03/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Helen E. Stoehr Rundles, 67, of Cairo died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Rundles; two sisters, Carol Stoehr of Cairo, Kay Stoehr of Chicago; and a brother, Rodney Stoehr of Cairo. Private memorial service will be held at a later date...
Helen Bandermann (01/03/02)
Funeral for Helen Elizabeth Bandermann of Gray Summit, Mo., was held Dec. 30, 2001, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, Mo. The Revs. Daniel Kern and Ron Walter officiated. Burial was in Brush Creek Cemetery at Gray Summit. Bandermann, 76, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001, in St. Louis...
Dennis Starzinger (01/03/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dennis D. Starzinger, 52, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 23, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Dillman and Nelda Pilz Starzinger. He and Rhonda Weber were married Nov. 14, 1970, at Pocahontas, Mo...
Frank Tripp (01/02/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- William Frank Tripp, 89, of Anna died on Monday, Dec. 31, 2001, at the Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on June 19, 1912, at Anna, the son of Dugan and Agnes Highland Tripp. He married Eva Leona Fox on Feb. 21, 1931 in Union County. She died on Jan. 22, 1995...
Jack Haney (01/02/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Melton Lee "Jack" Haney, 74, of Scott City died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 1, 1927, in Plant City, Fla., son of Virgil Lee and Elvirdia Ditto Haney. He and Muriel Charlotte Hirte were married Nov. 13, 1943, at Jackson, Mo...
Cleta Rayburn (01/02/02)
Funeral for Cleta May Rayburn of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Cooper will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery. Rayburn, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Minnie Parcell (01/02/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Minnie J. Parcell, 85, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born July 8, 1916, in Jonesboro, daughter of Jefferson H. and Clara Weiss Slicker. She and Charles F. (Chuck) Parcell were married Sept. 14, 1934. He died Sept. 6, 1989...
Vada York (01/02/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Vada Maxine York, 74, of Anna died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born June 29, 1927, in West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of Marion and Sara Mae Frazier Dunning. She and Gilbert York were married Nov. 18, 1945, in Marion, Ill. He died Oct. 28, 1981...
Velma Mabrey (01/02/02)
BURFORDVILLE, Mo. -- Velma G. Mabrey, 86, of Overland, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001, at St. John's Place in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 25, 1915, at Burfordville, daughter of William and Barbara Huffman Ross. She and Clarence E. Mabrey were married Nov. 21, 1935...
Sylvia Stovall (01/02/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral for Sylvia L. McCall Stovall of Jackson will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. Stovall, 79, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 8, 1922, at Clarkton, Mo., daughter of Ira and Lavada Killian Dockins. She first married John M. Stovall. She later married Edward Ben McCall...
Emma Cathey (01/02/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Funeral for Emma Pearl Cathey of Dexter was held Monday at Rainey Funeral Home. The Rev. Clifford Wary officiated. Burial was in Hagy Cemetery. Cathey, 95, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, at Cypress Point Healthcare. She was born Aug. 7, 1906, at Portageville, Mo., daughter of Albert and Maude Funkhouse Adams. She and Fred Monroe Cathey were married Nov. 21, 1925, at New Madrid, Mo. He died Feb. 6, 1991...
Rosalia Enderle (01/02/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Rosalia Mary Enderle, 96, of Kelso, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 12, 1905, in Kelso to Joseph and Caroline Heisserer Schaefer. She married Benjamin Frank Enderle on Nov. 6, 1928, in Kelso, and he died July 27, 2000...
Bertha Scherer (01/02/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Bertha Clara Scherer, 92, of Kelso died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001, in Advance, Mo. She was born Aug. 12, 1909, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Anton and Regina Heuring Glastetter. She and Joseph Otto Scherer were married Oct. 20,1932, at New Hamburg, Mo. He died April 17, 1969...
Robert Gladish (01/02/02)
Robert D. Gladish departed this world peacefully Dec. 26, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, two children, five grandchildren and a sister of Kennett, Mo. Bob was a dedicated Boy Scout volunteer for over 25 years, having served in many capacities including scoutmaster, junior leader training staff member, and Shawnee District member at large. ...
Charles W. McNeil Jr. (01/03/02)
VANDALIA, Ill. -- Charles Willard McNeil Jr., 82, of Vandalia died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1919, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., the son of Charles and Anna Koechig McNeill. He married Virginia Brockmire on July 4, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. She survives...
Lewis 'Cub' Evers (01/03/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Funeral service for Lewis "Cub" Evers, 59, of Belknap were held Wednesday at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., with the Rev. Raymond Davis officiating. Burial was at the Masonic Cemetery in Grand Chain, Ill. He died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau from injuries received in an automobile accident near Perks, Ill., Monday morning...
Juanita South (01/03/02)
FISK, Mo. -- Juanita South, 75, of Fisk died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 24, 1926, at Commerce, Mo. She and William South were married Jan. 18, 1947, in Corinth, Miss. Survivors include her husband; three sons, Randy and Tom South of Fisk, James South of Dexter, Mo.; four daughters, Judy Aslin of Jackson, Mo., Linda Chitwood of Ellington, Mo., Janet South of Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and Mary Meisel of Jefferson City, Mo...
Brittany Gates (01/03/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Brittany Gates, 12, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, from injuries received in an automobile accident on U.S. 61 north of Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Evelyn Kay Orman (01/03/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Evelyn Kay Orman, 41, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, from injuries received in an automobile accident on U.S. 61 north of Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Herman H. Smith (01/03/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Herman H. Smith, 89, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Nov. 22, 1912, at Clinton, Ark., the son of Ed and Bertha Bradley Smith. He married Jimmie L. Barnes. She survives. He was a retired landowner, cattleman and farmer...
Vada Gonders (01/04/02)
Vada Margaret "Bonnie" Murray Gonders, 84, of Midwest City, Okla., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 30, 1917, in Gentry County, Mo., daughter of Levi and Erla Dell Long Murray. She and Roy Gonders were married in 1946. He died in 1993...
Eugene Hart (01/09/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Eugene Thomas Hart, 79, of Patton died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, Mo. He was born Jan. 1, 1923, at Perryville, Mo., son of Alvie and Elizabeth Macke Hart. He and Pearl Irene Teaford were married Jan. 19, 1943...
Arthur Knott (01/07/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A private funeral for Arthur "Bud" W. Knott, 75, of Perryville, was held Saturday at Young and Sons Chapel. Burial was in Yount Community Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Williams officiated. Knott died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home...
Melvin Williams (01/07/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Melvin "Churn" Williams, 79, of Bloomfield, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002. He was born Sept. 16, 1922, son of Frank and Leecy Bolin Williams. He and Deane Clark were married July 4, 1942. She survives. Williams had lived in Bloomfield all his life, graduating from Bloomfield High School in 1942. He owned a business for several years and served as juvenile officer for 16 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Bloomfield...
Vera Wagner (01/07/02)
Mrs. Vera Seabaugh Wagner passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 20, 1913, the oldest daughter of Loy and Ester Morton Seabaugh. She was a graduate of Jackson High School and earned a B.S. in education from Southeast Missouri State University in 1940. She taught English and art in Jackson and Jefferson City, Mo...
Bill Williams (01/07/02)
Bill H. Williams, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Anita. Friends may call at 11 a.m. Tuesday until time of service at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery...
Zeno Schaefer Jr. (01/08/02)
Funeral for Zeno "Sammy" Schaefer Jr. of Russellville, Ark., was held Friday, Dec. 28, 2001, at St. John's Catholic Church. The Rev. Ernie Hardesty officiated. Burial was in St. Paul/Gravel Hill Cemetery near Dover, Ark. Humphrey Funeral Service in Russellville was in charge of arrangements...
Marie Morrow (01/08/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Marie Bryant Morrow of Charleston will be at 1 p.m. today at McMikle Funeral Home. The Rev. Gerald Collier will officiate. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of service...
Dorothy Young (01/08/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Funeral for Dorothy Mae Young of East Prairie will be at 1 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home. Martin Lucas will officiate. Burial will be in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery. Young, 82, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo...
Bill Williams (01/08/02)
Funeral for Bill H. Williams of Cape Girardeau will be held at 1 p.m. today at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Zack Strong will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 11 a.m. until time of service...
Eva Crowell (01/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Eva Crowell, 93, of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. David Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Crowell, 93, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center...
Zelma Miles (01/08/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Zelma Marie Miles, 77, of Bridgeton, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. She was born April 26, 1924, in Perry County, daughter of Victor and Bertha Moore. She married Orin H. Miles. He died Aug. 3, 1968...
Evelyn Fordyce (01/08/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Evelyn B. Fordyce, 70, of Scott City died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 28, 1931, in Fredericktown, Mo., daughter of Jesse and Mattie Buchanan Faircloth. She and Ray Fordyce were married Feb. 11, 1952. He died Aug. 16, 1966...
Irene Bohnert (01/08/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene J. Bohnert, 82, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 14, 1919, in Perryville, daughter of Joseph and Agnes Baudendistel Gebhardt. She and Lloyd H. "Beck" Bohnert were married May 5, 1937. He died Oct. 10, 1993...
Oma Barber (01/08/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Oma F. Barber, 78, of Memphis, Tenn., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital. She was born Oct. 17, 1923, at Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Henry and Nora Limbaugh Fulton. Barber was a graduate of Memphis State. She was a retired first grade teacher with Memphis City Schools. She was a member of Second Baptist Church, member of the choir and a Sunday school teacher...
Bessie Johnson (01/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bessie B. Johnson, 88, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 31, 1913, in Sikeston, daughter of Clarence and Edith Schaffer Curtner. She and Amos Johnson were married March 7, 1930, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Jan. 3, 1981...
Gladys Wilson (01/08/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gladys M. Wilson, 87, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 31, 1914, in Edwardsville, Ill., daughter of William and Mary Lautner Damke. She worked for Woolworth in St. Louis and was store supervisor for Wilson 5&10 store...
Faye Mills (01/08/02)
Faye Rene Mills of Murphysboro, Ill., died following a short illness at 1:26 p.m. Dec. 25, 2001, at her daughter's home in Murphysboro. Faye was born April 10, 1903, to Elmer West Landess and Edna Belle Boxell Landess. She married William Leon Mills of Malden, Mo., Nov. 15, 1925. He preceded her in death Jan. 18, 1949...
Stella Moeckel (01/08/02)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Stella S. Moeckel, 96, of Murphysboro died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Chester Memorial Hospital in Chester, Ill. She was born Sept. 26, 1905, in Jacob, Ill., daughter of Emanuel and Martha Boehme Bellmann. She and Herbert G. Moeckel were married Feb. 18, 1928, in St. Louis. He died May 16, 1981...
Dellia Baker (01/07/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Dellia L. Baker, 85, formerly of Grand Rapids, Mich., died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at her home in Bertrand, Mo. She was born Sept. 19, 1916, at Leonard, Ark., daughter of William E. and Jannie King Guthrie. She and John William Baker were married Sept. 21, 1935. He died Oct. 6, 2000...
Barry Scott (01/07/02)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Barry Scott, 60, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare Center North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born July 9, 1941, at Poplar Bluff, son of Alvin and Mildred Smith Scott. He and Virginia Henderson were married Jan. 23, 1965, at Puxico...
Judy Myers (01/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Judy Catherine Myers, 49, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Feb. 9, 1952, in Wilson, Ark., daughter of William Howard and Bessie James Gabriel Looney. She was a nurses aide at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston for 10 years...
Kenneth Eaton (01/05/02)
Kenneth Eugene Eaton, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 14, 1939, at Piedmont, Mo., son of Davis Wingate and Alice Bell Vanpool Eaton. Eaton was an overseas oil transport captain many years. He served in the U.S. Navy...
Vernell Kesler (01/05/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Funeral for Vernell Kesler of Anna will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, Ill. The Rev. Willard Murrie will officiate. Burial will be in Meisenheimer Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m. today...
Susie Trammell (01/05/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Susie (Sissom) Modglin Trammell, 51, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at the Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today at the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill...
Robert Summers (01/05/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Robert Sylvester Summers, 72, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1929, at Richwood, Mo., son of Robert S. and Naomi G. Meyers Summers. He and Therese L. Clovis were married Nov. 1, 1947. She died Nov. 1, 1975. He later married Shannon M. Newell Feb. 14, 1999...
Norman Kinder (01/05/02)
Norman H. "Pete" Kinder, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Susie Modglin (01/05/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Susie Sissom Modglin, 51, of Paragould, Ark., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was formerly of Olive Branch. Friends may call at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., after 4 p.m. today...
Otto Pratt (01/05/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Otto Wayman Pratt, 81, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 20, 1920, at Sikeston, son of Harry O. and Addie Barnes Pratt Sr. He and Dorothy Arlene Ziegenhorn were married April 12, 1941. She died April 27, 1999...
Donald DeLine (01/05/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Donald DeLine, 89, of Charleston, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 1, 1912, in Charleston, he was the son of Charles Ludwig and Lilly Elizabeth Millard DeLine. On May 25, 1941, in Caruthersville, Mo., he married Anita May Babb. She died June 7, 2000...
Leota Lotz (01/05/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Leota Caby Lotz, 76, of Pevely, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 30, 1925, near Scopus, Mo., daughter of Elmer and Alma Baker Schrock. She first married Clyde Huston Caby, who died Oct. 29, 1987. She later married George Donnell Lotz...
Pat RedCloud (01/05/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- Funeral for Pat RedCloud of Elco will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Ullin, Ill. The Revs. Richard Martin and Clint Nale will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Pisgah Cemetery. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin from 5-8 p.m. Monday...
Norman Kinder (01/06/02)
Norman H. "Pete" Kinder, 94, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 20, 1907, at Gordonville, Mo., son of Benjamin H. and Effie Eakins Kinder. He and Maple F. Wadley were married July 17, 1937, at Benton, Mo. She died July 12, 2001...
Laura Kirkpatrick (01/06/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Laura "Freda" Kirkpatrick, 82, of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Advance, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at Columbia Manor Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 30, 1919, in Octa, Mo., daughter of Joseph Bradford and Laura White Kelley. She and Sterling O. Kirkpatrick were married June 24, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. He died Feb. 3, 1997...
Susan Modglin (01/06/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Susan Diane Sissom Modglin, 51, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Olive Branch, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at the Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Dec. 26, 1950, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of James W. and Frances Pettit Sissom...
Eloise Trammell (01/06/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Eloise Trammell, 75, of Dexter died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at her son's home in Columbia, Mo. She was born Jan. 25, 1926, in Dexter, daughter of Vick A. and Iona Smith Hill. Trammell, a former science teacher for Dexter Public Schools, attended the First Baptist Church in Dexter...
Eileen Roberts (01/06/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Eileen M. Roberts, 73, of Marble Hill died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 6, 1928, at Glenwood, Iowa, daughter of Wayne D. and Marie Bomer. She and Eldon Roberts were married May 22, 1946, in Marysville, Kan. He died Oct. 19, 1992, in Wymore, Neb., where the family had resided from 1975 to 1996...
Ola Hastings (01/05/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Ola Bernice Hastings, 86, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at Monticello House. She was born April 27, 1915, in Jerusalem, Ark., daughter of Lee Andrew and Emma Mae Taylor Roper. Hastings lived at Sikeston, Mo., many years, moving to Jackson in September 2001. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Sikeston...
Betty Truelove (01/05/02)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Betty Jewell Truelove, 69, of Lilbourn died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 20, 1932, at LaForge, Mo., daughter of Ernest and Louella Boyett Lee. Survivors include a son, Larry Truelove of Lilbourn; a daughter, Debbie Baldwin of Lilbourn; a brother, Elmer Lee of Sikeston, Mo.; two sisters, Mary Brown and Maxine Hicks of Sikeston; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Willie McMillen (01/05/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Willie Gray McMillen, 85, of Charleston died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1916, in Murray, Ky., son of Maxie Thomas and Maggie Stagner McMillen. He and Mahala Christine Hill were married Dec. 13, 1941. McMillen served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Mildred Hoffman (01/26/02)
Mildred Frances Jenkins Hoffman, 76, of Richmond, Va., died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond. She was born May 18, 1925, in Cape Gir-ardeau, daughter of Harry and Mary Drum Jenkins. She and Jack Hoffman were married in 1945 in Cape Girardeau...
Edith McCormick (01/26/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Funeral for Edith McCormick of Tamms will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The Rev. Kenneth Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday...
Leatrice Barks (01/26/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Leatrice Barks, 80, of Advance died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Jan. 19, 1922, at Poe, Mo., daughter of Cleve and Clara Myers Jackson. She and Henry Barks were married Aug. 6, 1942, in Little Rock, Ark. He died Dec. 4, 1967...
Terry Comstock (01/26/02)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Terry Comstock, 55, of Morehouse died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 25, 1947, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Leo and Barbara "Betty" McDowell Comstock. He and Evelyn Cochran were married Oct. 26, 1963. Comstock was a self-employed building contractor. He had been a commercial sales representative with Lowe's Warehouse in Sikeston since July 2001...
Nate Mathis (01/26/02)
Nathan Kelly "Nate" Mathis, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 26, 1958, at Dexter, Mo., son of Willie F. and Dathel L. Graves Mathis. Mathis owned and operated Home Entertainment Service and was a video technician. He was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church...
Mattie Hawn (01/26/02)
Mattie Jane Hawn, 90, of St. Louis died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at Altenheim Retirement Center in St. Louis. Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Philomena Jirik (01/26/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Philomena Mary Jirik, 96, of Bloomsdale, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Dec. 29, 1905, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Louis and Frances Blattel Schramm. She and Simon J. Jirik were married Feb. 5, 1929. He died Aug. 27, 1982...
Harold Walker (01/26/02)
URBANDALE, Ill. -- Funeral Mass for Harold E. Walker of Urbandale will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo, Ill. The Rev. Jerome Fortenberry will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at Villa Ridge, Ill. Friends may call at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo from 9-10:30 a.m. today...
Margaret Gaines (01/26/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- Graveside service for Margaret R. Gaines of Elco will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. John's Cemetery. Monsignor Tom Miller will officiate. Hileman and Parr Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. Gaines, 62, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center...
Claris Schneider (01/27/02)
Claris E. Schneider, 89, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo.
Dorothy Duncan (01/27/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Dorothy Amna Duncan, 88, a former resident of Bloomfield, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Oct. 22, 1913, at Hunterville, Mo., daughter of Cyrus and Lula Bradford Blevins. She and Ray S. Duncan were married Nov. 30, 1935, at Dexter. He died Feb. 2, 1971...
William McCormick (01/28/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- William David McCormick, 95, of Charleston died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at the Charleston Manor. He was born Feb. 4, 1906, in Paris, Tenn., son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fonzie McCormick. He and Catherine Chamberlain were married in 1926...
Drake Kambitch (01/27/02)
Drake Joseph Kambitch, age 54, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 23, 1947, in St. Louis, son of Joseph and Anita Lerch Kambitch. Drake graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1975. He and Jean Koeln were married May 28, 1982, in St. Louis...
James Wright (01/27/02)
LAKELAND, Fla. -- James Martin Wright, a native of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at his home in Lakeland from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was born June 22, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, son of James and Della Martin Wright. Wright, who had lived in Lakeland since 1983, was previously an aircraft mechanic and inspector in Springfield, Ill...
Richard Bowen (01/27/02)
Richard I. Bowen, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born April 3, 1934, in Van Buren, Mo., son of Ira and Elsie Shenks Bowen. He and Wanda Derrington were married in Cape Girardeau in 1981. He owned Bowen Engineering for 22 years and was an engineer for 45 years. He was a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis...
Joyce Churchill (01/27/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Joyce Churchill, 76, of Dongola died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Wilford Waters (01/27/02)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Wilford Waters, 74, of Morehouse died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 11, 1927, at Center Ridge, Ark., son of George and Pearl Hill Waters. He was a farmer. Survivors include a brother, Jack Waters of Charter Oak, Mo...
Roy Hale (01/27/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Robert Leroy "Roy" Hale, 67, of Dexter and formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Dexter Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 11, 1934, in Woodruff County, Ark., son of Duncan and Mary Myrtle Bailey Hale. He and Phyllis Stenger were married Aug. 20, 1956...
Cyril Glastetter (01/27/02)
Cyril Glastetter, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 2, 1916, at New Hamburg, Mo., son of Martin Joseph and Bertha Gerst Glastetter. He and Hilda Winschel were married Sept. 1, 1947, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Mattie Hawn (01/27/02)
Mattie Jane Hawn, 90, of St. Louis died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at Althenhelm Retirement Home. She was born Dec. 26, 1911, in Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Epps Maben Hawn and Nellie Mary Lutes Hawn. She graduated from the former Southeast Missouri State Teachers College in Cape Girardeau. She had lived in St. Louis for 70 years and was a retired secretary for the Veterans Hospital in St. Louis...
Cyril Glastetter (01/26/02)
Cyril Glastetter, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Walter Howard (01/25/02)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Dr. Walter R. Howard, 56, of Cohutta, Ga., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1945, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Elbert and Zelma Howard. He and Linda Hodge were married July 29, 1967. Dr. Howard was a 1963 graduate of Puxico High School...
Vena Tackett (01/24/02)
Vena A. Tackett, 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, Mo. She was born Sept. 2, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edwin A. and Minnie May Helderman Ireton. She married Luther O. Tackett Aug. 2, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death May 4, 1983...
Herbert Habeck (01/24/02)
Herbert H. Habeck, 85, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at Beverly Health Care in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 24, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry and Julia Ann Heuer Habeck. He had lived most of his life in Cape Girardeau and was a retired farmer...
Daniel McCollum (01/24/02)
IRMO, S.C. - Capt. Daniel Gardner McCollum, 28, formerly of Irmo, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002, in Pakistan. He was born Dec. 6, 1973, in Tallahassee, Fla. He married Jennifer J. Harkey, formerly of Cape Girardeau, on May 26, 2001. He spent his early childhood in Beaufort, S.C., moving later to Columbia, S.C. ...
Bobby Eddleman (01/24/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. - Bobby Lynn Eddleman, 66, of Mounds, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was born Nov. 17, 1935, at Dongola, Ill., son of Archie and Amy Lingle Eddleman. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Cairo, Ill., and was employed for 10 years in the maintenance department with Illnois Central Railroad...
Velda Harriel (01/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Velda Louise Harriel, 46, of Grayridge, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1955, daughter of Roy B. and Louise Davidson English in Catron, Mo. She married Leonard "Lenny" Harriel Aug. 11, 1976, in Rome, Ga...
Vena Tackett (01/23/02)
Vena A. Tackett, 85, of Jackson, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002 at Jackson Manor. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Ronald Sitzes (01/23/02)
GLEN ALLEN, Mo. -- Ronald Kinneth Sitzes, 63, of Glen Allen, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 28, 1938, at Glen Allen, son of Fred Edward and Ora Marie Frymire Sitzes. He married Virginia Sue Sterling March 2, 1962, in East Alton, Ill...
Ray Lipe (01/23/02)
Ray F. Lipe, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 3, 1921, in Dexter, Mo., son of Harrison Benjamin and Callie Prudence Crawford Lipe. He married Helen Louise Snider Nov. 1, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
Hazel Foster (01/24/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. - Hazel Foster, 92, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 25, 1909, at Olive Branch, daughter of David Oscar and Rosa Hannah Kelly Lipe. She married Gene Foster Dec. 1, 1928. He preceded her in death Jan. 8, 1969...
Frances Noel (01/24/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Frances Noel, 92, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 11, 1909, the daughter of the Frederick H. and Bertie M. Thomas Siebert. She married Arthur L. Noel on March 12, 1932. He died Nov. 25, 1988...
Glenn Hunt (01/24/02)
Glenn A. Hunt, 91, a former Dexter, Mo., resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at the Woodland Manor Nursing Center in Arnold Mo. He was born Jan. 29, 1910, at Dudley, Mo., the son of James Milton Hunt and Minerva Powell Hunt. He married Veona V. Kilmer on Dec. 20, 1933, at Dudley. She preceded him in death on Dec. 5, 1980. He then married Ruby Miller on Feb. 18, 1983, at Dexter Mo., She preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 1996...
Lloyd Brennecke (01/25/02)
Lloyd G. Brennecke, 72, of Peoria, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Rosewood Care Center in Peoria. He was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo and Ida Henley Brennecke. He and Mary V. Hensley were married July 1, 1951, in Cape Girardeau...
Spats Menz (01/25/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Silverius Francis "Spats" Menz, 86, of Scott City died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 20, 1915, at Kelso, Mo., son of Nickolas and Mary Mirgeaux Menz. He and Grace Miller were married April 24, 1944, at Scott City...
Edith McCormick (01/25/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Edith McCormick, 81, of Tamms died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Charlsie Shelton (01/25/02)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Charlsie M. Shelton of Clarkton will be held at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Daniel Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Landess Funeral Home at Malden, Mo., is in charge of arrangements...
Christine Davidson (01/25/02)
WYATT, Mo. -- Christine Davidson, 83, of Wyatt died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Nov. 22, 1918, in Carlisle County, Ky., daughter of Samuel Oscar "S.O." and Gertrude Caldwell Brown. She and Max Murphy Davidson were married Dec. 27, 1957. He died Sept. 21, 1981...
Henrietta Evers (01/25/02)
BELKNAP, Ill. -- Henrietta Jones Evers, 58, of Belknap died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Aug. 24, 1943, in Clinton, Ky., the daughter of Henry and Mary Geneva Jones. She married Owen Junior Evers. He preceded her in death...
Martha Pickett (01/25/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Martha E. Pickett, 84, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born Feb. 13, 1917, in Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of Charles L. and Stella Lorena Stalling Shortz. She married Elwood Pickett, who died Oct. 16, 1998...
Charles L. Wright (01/24/02)
Charles L. Wright, 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at his residence. He was born Sept. 21, 1918, in Stoddard County, Missouri, son of Cleveland and Rhoda Jane Harper Wright. He married Virginia Clark Jan. 18, 1941, in Piggott, Ark...
Ora Hardamon (01/23/02)
HODGES PARK, Ill. -- Ora Hardamon, 96, of Hodges Park, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 13, 1905, in Holly Grove, Ark., daughter of David and Delia Bryant Banks. She was married to Jessie Hardamon. He preceded her in death...
Glenn Stroder (01/31/02)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- W. Glenn Stroder, 80, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at his home in Whitewater. He was born March 3, 1921, at Whitewater, son of M. Luther and M. Lela Heimbach Stroder. He and Ruby Marie Cook were married Nov. 24, 1956. Loving survivors include his wife; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Susan Stroder of Collinsville, Ill.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Bonnie Stroder of Whitewater, Connie and Eric Waltenberger of Edwardsville, Ill.; two brothers, Carl Stroder of Marion, Ill., John Stroder of Granite City, Ill.; five grandchildren, Jason, Ashleigh and Jessica Stroder, Nathan Stroder, and Wyatt Waltenberger.. ...
Arthur Rhodes (01/30/02)
DELTA, Mo. -- Longtime Delta businessman Arthur Ray Rhodes, 62, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Feb. 15, 1939, at Millersville, Mo., son of Charles J. and Esther Estes Rhodes. Rhodes owned and operated Rhodes Grocery, SEMO Produce and SEMO Brokerage more than 30 years...
Gilbert Richter (01/30/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Mr. Gilbert Martin Richter, 91, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be Thursday, Jan. 31, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. The Rev. David Johnson will officiate...
David Ray (01/30/02)
DORENA, Mo. -- David Pickett Ray, 61, of Brunswick, Ga., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at his home. He was born June 9, 1940, at Dorena, son of Edward and Imogene Spence Ray Jr. Ray moved to Brunswick 33 years ago from Dorena. He retired as foreman at Concrete Products in Brunswick...
Jean Davis (01/30/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Jean Davis, 73, of East Prairie died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at her home. She was born April 22, 1928, in East Prairie, daughter of Alfred and Amanda Dycus Boyd. She and Charles William Davis were married Sept. 21, 1982, at Caruthersville, Mo...
Josie Eckles (01/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Josie Boyd Eckles, 70, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 15, 1931, at Hayti, Mo., daughter of Moses and Rosie Townsend Wright. She first married Josh Boyd Sept. 13, 1948. She later married Henry Eckles Aug. 27, 1979...
Carrie Busche (01/30/02)
Carrie W. Marie Busche, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 13, 1909, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Karl Henry Charles and Clara Louise Neimeir Foeste. She and Clifford A. Busche were married Dec. 19, 1929, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 18, 1982...
William Clark (01/30/02)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Funeral for William Russell Clark of Tulsa, Okla., will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Grand Chain Congregational Church. The Rev. Gil Coultas will officiate. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., from 6 to 9 p.m. today. Masonic rites will be conducted at 7...
Arthur Rhodes (01/29/02)
DELTA, Mo. -- Longtime Delta businessman Arthur Ray Rhodes, 62, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Feb. 15, 1939, at Millersville, Mo., son of Charles J. and Esther Estes Rhodes. Rhodes owned and operated Rhodes Grocery, SEMO Produce and SEMO Brokerage more than 30 years...
Abigail Bruns (01/31/02)
Abigail Marie Bruns was stillborn Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Survivors include her parents, Alan Robert and Danna Marie Westrich Bruns of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Tyler Bruns of the home; maternal grandparents, Ken and Vickie Westrich of Kelso, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Robert and Aline Bruns of Cape Girardeau; and maternal great-grandmother, Hermina Westrich of Kelso...
Verna Guinn (01/31/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Verna Guinn, 78, of Cobden died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at City Care Center. She was born Sept. 30, 1923, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of James and Minerva Feen Guinn. There are no known survivors. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Cobden Cemetery, with the Rev. Joe Aldridge officiating...
Connie Hines (01/31/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Connie Lea Hines, 70, of Sedalia, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at Sylvia Thompson Resident Center in Sedalia. She was born Sept. 18, 1931, in Centerville, Iowa, daughter of Charles and Elna Magnuson Thomason. She and William Cooper Hines, formerly of Jackson, were married May 31, 1958...
Dorris Suedekum (01/31/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dorris Lee Suedekum, 74, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 30, 1927, at Gordonville, Mo., son of Martin Henry and Clara Lorene Kasten Suedekum. He and Betty L. Schreiner were married July 12, 1959...
Joan Allender (01/31/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joan Allender, 60, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 9, 1941, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Thomas J. and Opal Smith Hamlin. Allender was a waitress at Kwan Yin Restaurant and at the restaurant on the Robert E. Lee in St. Louis...
Herbert Van Matre (01/31/02)
Herbert J. Van Matre, 75, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 28, 1926, at Messler, Mo., son of Joseph Herbert and Goldie Price Van Matre. He and B. Bernice Arnold were married Dec. 20, 1994, at Mountain Home...
Leona Rhodes (01/31/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leona L. Rhodes, 77, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 13, 1924, in Perry County, daughter of William and Caroline Behrle Probst. She and Waldo E. Rhodes Sr. were married Dec. 28, 1943. He died May 30, 1997...
Clayton Richardson (01/31/02)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Clayton Richardson, 89, of Grand Chain died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Southgate Care Center in Metropolis, Ill. He is the son of Elwood and Cora Jones Richardson. He married Kathryn Reichert. Richardson retired from EEI in Joppa, Ill. He was a member of St. Catherine Church in Grand Chain, Illinois Farm Bureau and Operating Engineers Local 148 in Harrisburg, Ill...
W.R. Nelson (01/31/02)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- W.R. "Russell" Nelson, 91, of Millersville died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Reynolds (01/31/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Lynn Reynolds, 47, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at his home. He was born July 1, 1954, in Fort Leavenworth, Kan., the son of Howard and Helen Birk Reynolds of Sikeston. They survive. He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church and worked at the Sikeston power station...
Edith York (01/31/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edith E. York, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Bollinger County, Mo., the daughter of Clarence A. and Ozark Jane Yount Miller. She married Commodore R. York Sr. He died Oct. 15, 1986...
James Burnham (01/29/02)
MARION, Ill. -- James Russell Burnham, 54, of Marion died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at the Carbondale Nursing & Rehab Center. He was born March 1, 1947, in Marion. He married Norma Rushing. She survives at Ocala, Fla.. He was a member of the Living Waters Pentecostal Church in Metropolis, Ill. He had worked for the Massac Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service for several years...
William Clark (01/29/02)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- William Russell Clark, 84, of Grand Chain died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at the South Crest Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. Arrangements are incomplete at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Claris Schneider (01/28/02)
Claris Evelyn Schneider of Cape Girardeau, passed away at the Lutheran Home on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002. She lived 89 years, seven months and five days. Mrs. Schneider was born June 21, 1912, in London, Ky. She was the daughter of Christopher Columbus and Minnie Sherman Tipton. After her mother's death, she became the daughter of her beloved second mother, Ethel Baldwin Tipton, whom her father married when Claris was 3 years old...
Maggie Groves (01/28/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Maggie Groves, 86, of Chaffee died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at her daughter's home in Zalma, Mo. She was born Feb. 27, 1915, daughter of Robert and Sophia Stuppy McBride. She and the late Ollie R. Groves were married Feb. 5 1935. He died Sept. 4, 1982...
Lucretia Bennett (01/28/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lucretia Bennett, 88, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Dec. 4, 1913, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of Wilfred L. and Myrtle Jane Beard Buckley. She and the late Truman Bennett were married July 28, 1957. He died Feb. 7, 1988...
Beatrice Welker (01/28/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Beatrice Welker, 78, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Marble Hill.. She was born Aug. 8, 1923, at Hurricane, Mo., daughter of Mose and Fannie Patton Lincoln. She and the late Von Welker were married April 4, 1943. He died Jan. 24, 1995...
Louise Parker (01/28/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Louise Parker, 65, of Ullin died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin.
Romona Shock (01/28/02)
Romona J. Shock, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Southeast Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Lillie Kem (01/28/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Lillie Mae Kem, 79, of Bloomfield died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Canalou, Mo., daughter of the late John Rufus and Emma B. Sanders Chaney. She and Warren Randolph Kem were married Nov. 8, 1942. He died July 7, 1974...
Leeman Seabaugh (01/28/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Leeman Lee Seabaugh, 85, of Oak Ridge died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at the Monticello House in Jackson, Mo. He was born July 25, 1916, at Daisy, Mo., son of Joey and Octavia Haupt Seabaugh. He never married. Seabaugh had farmed and raised livestock in the Oak Ridge and Daisy areas. He was a member of Caney Fork Baptist Church...
Patrick Regan Jr. (01/29/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Patrick Joseph Regan Jr. of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Stephen Schneider will officiate. Burial will be in Matthews Cemetery. Regan, 65, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at Sikeston Health Care...
Gertrude Ruethling (01/29/02)
Gertrude M. Ruethling, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born April 12, 1910, in Mineral Point, Wis., daughter of Fred and Katherine Fischer Marr. She and Clarence Ruethling were married April 22, 1939, in Chicago. He died Nov. 18, 1977...
Romona Shock (01/29/02)
Romona J. Shock, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 18, 1928, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Jessie Mae Hill Cora. She and Lester Ates were married in July 1947. He died Dec. 2, 1968...
Guy Weeks (01/29/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Guy Weeks, 91, of Dongola died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 26, 1910, in Marion, Ky., son of Frederick Lee and Manie Lenore Riley Weeks. He and Verda Nunn were married in June 1933. She died Dec. 2, 1999...
Bonnie Sweet (01/29/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bonnie Sweet, 82, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 10, 1919, in Anna, daughter of Roy and Ollie Bridgeman. She married Carl Jackson Sweet in Anna. He died in 1960. Sweet retired as a stenographer with Illinois Department of Public Aid. She was a member of Anna Church of the Nazarene...
Cleaster Townsend (01/29/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Cleaster "Red" Townsend, 64, of Charleston died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born April 9, 1937, in Matthews, Mo., daughter of Cornelous and Gladys Rhodes McCauley. She married Cubie Lee Townsend June 24, 1960...
Patsy Fitzgerald (01/29/02)
Patsy Joe Fitzgerald, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare Facility. She was born Aug. 9, 1930, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Charlie and Cora Lee Sanders Trout. She married Reginal "Pete" Fitzgerald May 3, 1967, at Morehouse, Mo. He died May 30, 1995...
Gilbert Richter (01/29/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Gilbert M. Richter, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Louise Parker (01/29/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Louise Parker, 65, of Ullin died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 4, 1926, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Calvin and Rosie Neillus Wilson. She married Leslie "Bubby" Parker June 2, 1954. He died Dec. 19, 1994...
Joyce Churchill (01/29/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Joyce Churchill, 76, of Dongola died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 18, 1925, in Ullin, Ill., daughter of Clarence and Genevieve Lingenfelter Brown. Churchill was an accountant 42 years with Southern Illinois Electric Co-op. She was a member of First Baptist Church...
Ruby Welker (01/29/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ruby Welker, 85, of Marble Hill died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at Eldercare. She was born Dec. 15, 1916, at Mayfield, Mo., daughter of Cleveland and Ida Hanners Hale. She and Bennett Welker were married Feb. 24, 1935. He died May 13, 1990...
Guy Weeks (01/28/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Guy Weeks, 91, of Anna, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Clyda Cooper (01/23/02)
Clyda Faye Cooper, 75, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday Jan. 21, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Jan. 22, 1926, in Diehlstadt, Mo., she was the daughter of Clyde and Dessa E. Washburn Welch. Cooper had worked for more than 20 years at Associated Building Center as a purchasing agent and later worked at Wal-Mart as a demonstration person...
Raymond Orr (01/20/02)
DUDLEY, Mo. -- Raymond Orr, 81, of Dudley died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter, Mo. He was born Oct. 10, 1920, to Nicholas Cleveland and Ida M. Majors Orr. On May 25, 1940, he married Hazel Iola Stephens in Dudley. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife on Nov. 21, 1994...
Helen Ownes (01/19/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen Griffith Ownes, 91, of Anna died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at City Care Center in Anna. She was born Jan. 26, 1910, in Anna, daughter of W. Davie and Floy Halstead Wiley. A member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna, she operated Wiley's Book Store from 1946-1975...
James Sexton (01/19/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Willard Sexton, 93, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Miner Nursing Center. He was born Jan. 5, 1909, son of Alfred and Lucretia Sexton. He had been a shoe cutter for the International Shoe Company. Sexton was married to Geneva Evans, who died June 11, 1993...
LaVerne Barber (01/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- LaVerne M. Barber, 77, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Briar Cliff Nursing Home in Alabaster, Ala. She was born March 24, 1924, at Daisy, Mo., daughter of Edgar and Ida Dickman Klaus. She and Zeno Barber were married July 22, 1943. He died Oct. 13, 2000...
Robert Aubuchon (01/19/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Robert G. Aubuchon, 86, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the Monticello House. Funeral arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Helen Schrumpf (01/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen A. Schrumpf, 88, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born April 24, 1913, in St. Louis, daughter of Ferd and Mary E. Huseman Fuist. She and Walter Schrumpf were married June 28, 1947, in St. Louis...
Kim Tapley (01/18/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Kim Allen Tapley, 41, of McClure, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 11, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bob and Mildred Wilkinson Tapley. He was a first mate for A.E.P. Barge Lines. He graduated from McClure Elementary School and attended Shawnee High School. He was a member of the Baptist faith...
Irene Hartle (01/18/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Irene G. Hartle, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at her home in Jackson. Born June 26, 1918, in Oak Ridge, Mo., she was the daughter of David A. and Josephine Godwin Hahs. On April 25, 1934, in Jackson, she was married to George E. Hartle...
Venita Strickland (01/18/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Venita Strickland, 84, of Jackson, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 27, 1917, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of William Henry and Edith Marie Canoy Masterson. She married William Edward "Jack" Strickland May 7, 1937, in Blodgett, Mo. He preceded her in death March 21, 1991...
Paul Bishop (01/19/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Paul J. Bishop, 77, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Mary Travis (01/19/02)
Mary L. Travis, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are pending at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Katharina Preisig (01/19/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Katharina Preisig, 92, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at Jackson Manor. Arrangements are pending at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Victoria Geldmacher (01/20/02)
Victoria Geldmacher, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 26, 1924, at Seattle, Wash. She married Louis Geldmacher Nov. 25, 1954, at St. Louis. She previously worked as a housekeeper at Southeast Missouri State University. She was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau as well as the church's Friendship Circle and Mary Martha Circle...
Rick Little (01/19/02)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Rick Little, 51, of St. Peters died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born July 30, 1950, in Evening Shade, Ark., son of Nathaniel and Faye Stafford Little. Survivors include his mother of St. Peters; a son, Robert Tucci of Cedar Hill, Mo.; two daughters, Sonya Hardebeck of Fenton, Mo., and Stacey Little of Valles Mines, Mo.; three brothers, Jimmy Little of Barnhart, Mo., Buddy Little of Florissant, Mo., and Dale Little of Overland, Mo.; two sisters, Wanda Blankenship of Park Hills, Mo., and Janie Sullivan of St. ...
Beatrice Hagy (01/19/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Beatrice Hagy, 76, of Dexter died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare South Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Feb. 16, 1925, at Poplar Bluff, daughter of Ernest and Nancy Jones Scott. She lived at Dudley, Mo., many years before moving to Dexter three years ago. She attended the Church of God in Dudley...
Irene Hartle (01/19/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Irene G. Hartle, 83, of Jackson died Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at her home. She was born June 26, 1918 at Oak Ridge, Mo., daughter of David A. and Josephine Godwin Hahs. She and George E. Hartle were married April 25, 1934, at Jackson...
Bernard Robinson (01/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernard C. Robinson, 71, of Perryville died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Biehle, Mo., son of Henry and Clotilda Balsman Robinson. A farmer, Robinson was also a 22-year employee of Saberliner Corporation...
Bonnie Land (01/19/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Bonnie Land, 58, of Jonesboro died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hileman & Parr Funeral Services in Jonesboro.
John Kester (01/19/02)
John Henry "Bud" Kester, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born June 6, 1910, in Oak Ridge, Mo., son of Bennett and Carrie Suhr Kester. A member of Mapel United Methodist Church, Kester was an avid fisherman...
Thomas Gargus (01/19/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Rev. Thomas Clifford Gargus, 76, of Charleston died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born March 1, 1925, in Crouth, Mo., son of Jesse C. and Cynthia Poe Gargus. A retired minister, he had lived in Sikeston for the past five years...
Pauline Strom (01/18/02)
Anna Pauline Strom passed away Jan. 16, 2002, at age 97. She was born Nov. 18, 1904, in Advance, Mo., the daughter of Emil and Anna Drusch and moved with her family to Cape Girardeau in 1907. Pauline attended Lorimier School, Broadway School and Central High School prior to graduating from Southeast State Teachers College. After teaching in the Mehlville School system, she and Elmer Strom were married Dec. 26, 1930, in her parents' home in St. Louis, Mo. He preceded her in death March 13, 1977...
Carolyn Tolliver Thomas (01/18/02)
A memorial service will be held for Carolyn Tolliver Thomas, who passed away Jan. 2, 2002, in San Francisco, Calif., at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Centenary Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Cancer Society, 235 Montgomery St., Suite 320, San Francisco, Calif. 94104, or the charity of your choice...
Lucreta Burrow (01/17/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Lucreta Paulette "Polly" Burrow, 57, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at her home. She was born on Sept. 24, 1944, at Cash, Ark., the daughter of James Richard and Louise Vernor Tanksley. She married Clark Burrow on Jan. 30, 1964, at Conway, Ark...
Pearl Britt (01/17/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Pearl Britt, 79, of Olmsted, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at the West Wing Health Care Center in Dewitt, Iowa. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Kim Tapley (01/17/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Kim Allen Tapley, 41, of McClure, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 11, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bob and Mildred Wilkinson Tapley. He was a first mate for A.E.P. Barge Lines. He graduated from McClure Elementary School and attended Shawnee High School. He was a member of the Baptist faith...
Ruth Hamilton (01/17/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruth R. Hamilton, 78, of Barry, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at the Union County Nursing Home in Anna. She was born May 18, 1923, in St. Louis, daughter of Dudley Lee Purkaple and Ruth Elmore. She married William Thomas Robinson II. He preceded her in death. She then married Philip Hamilton. He preceded her in death...
Irene Hartle (01/17/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Irene Hartle, 83, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at her home in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Robert Anglin (01/17/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert "Beemer Bob" Anglin, 87, of Anna, formerly of Cobden, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1914, in Matthews, Ill., the son of Luther and Alta Sticklin Anglin. He married Lenore Margaret Fuestel Dec. 27, 1943, in Glendale, Calif...
Ralph Mosby Sr. (01/17/02)
COTTAGE HILLS, Ill. -- Ralph Eugene Mosby Sr., 74, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at St. Anthonys Hospital in Alton, Ill. He was born Jan. 29, 1927, in McClure, Ill., son of Roy Woodrow and Indiana Marie Lindsey Mosby. He married Viola Ruth Candler Dec. 10, 1948, in Loaf, Ark...
Pauline Strom (01/17/02)
Pauline Strom, 97, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
James Erving (01/18/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Ruben Erving, 47, of Sikeston, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at the VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born June 6, 1954, in Crenshaw, Miss. He was the son of Clara Hankins and late Ruben Erving. He had lived in Essex, Mo., before serving in the U.S. Army. He moved to Sikeston in 1977. He was a graduate of Richland High School and a member of the Greers Chapel Baptist Church...
Lester Schulte (01/18/02)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Lester Bernard Schulte, 94, of St. Mary, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at Chester Memorial Hospital in Chester, Ill. He was born Sept. 16, 1907, in Perry County, son of Joseph and Sara Jane Dickerson Schulte. He married Ada A. Duvall July 20, 1926. She died Dec. 2, 1990...
Nancy Wright (01/18/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Nancy J. Wright, 59, of Cairo, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at her home. She was born May 9, 1942, in South Fulton, Tenn., daughter of Guy and Juette St. Arbor Clutts. She was advertising director of The Cairo Citizen newspaper and fire commissioner of the Cairo Fire Department. She was serving her third term on the Cairo City Council...
James Leggett (01/18/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- James Fletcher Leggett, 77, a lifelong resident of Bloomfield, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born Feb. 13, 1924, in Bloomfield, he was the son of James and Thelma Mosley Leggett. Leggett played big-band music throughout the country and loved golf...
Judith Williamson (01/18/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Judith Ann Williamson, 57, of Dongola, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at her home. She was born May 18, 1944, in Dudley, Mo., daughter of Raymond and Alberta Thomas Hayes. She married Lonell Williamson Aug. 12, 1961, at Dexter, Mo. He died Nov. 21, 1996...
Hazel Brown (01/18/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Funeral for Hazel Lucille Brown, 80, of Chaffee, will be 1:30 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance, Mo. The Rev. Arvil Croy will officiate. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance, Mo. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. to time of the funeral today...
Nila Botsch (01/18/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Nila Jeanie Hampton Botsch, 50, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Nov. 22, 1951, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Louis and Lavern Crabtree Hampton. She was a first-grade teacher at the Oak Grove Elementary School in Poplar Bluff...
Helen Owens (01/18/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen Owens, 91, of Anna, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at the City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
Merle Vanderpool (01/18/02)
Merle O. Vanderpool, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 15, 1917, in Oklahoma City, Okla., son of Charles W. and Nellie Owen Vanderpool. He married Wanda Culley Feb. 13, 1944, in Oklahoma City. She died Jan. 5, 2001...
Pearl Britt (01/18/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Pearl Britt, 79, formerly of Olmsted, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Westwing Place in DeWitt, Iowa. Born May 30, 1922, in Princeton, Ky., she was the daughter of Lev and Bertha Davis Fralick Dennis. On Dec. 9, 1939, in South Fulton, Tenn., she was married to Delbert Britt, who preceded her in death...
Marie Delph (01/18/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Marie Margarite Delph, 81, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 7, 1920, in Rush Tower, Mo., daughter of John and Mary Devoto Petrein. She married C.B. Browning Delph Nov. 7, 1940, at Hillsboro, Mo...
Venita Strickland (01/17/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Venita Strickland, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Hazel Foster (01/23/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Hazel Foster, 92, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and until 1 p.m. Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Assembly of God Church in Olive Branch, with the Revs. Carl Hester and Billy Don Heady officiating...
Leo Compas (01/22/02)
Leo G. Compas Jr., 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 21, 1918, at New Hamburg, Mo., son of Leo H. Compas and Clara Diebold Compas. He and the late Rhoda Crump were married Nov. 9, 1940, at Cape Girardeau. She died March 7, 2000...
Leon Halter (01/22/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Leon George Halter, 81, of Benton died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 1, 1921, at Benton, the son of Charles and Emma Schlitt Halter. He married Catherine Enderle on March 9, 1943, at Kelso, Mo...
Audra Jenkins (01/22/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Audra F. "Tick" Jenkins, 86, of Jackson, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002 at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 5, 1915, in Jackson, son of Pinkney Wills and Lula Mae Drum. She and the late L.C. Jack Jenkins were married Sept. 6, 1946. He died Sept. 28, 1990...
Harold Walker (01/22/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Harold E. Walker, 93, of Urbandale, Ill., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home of Cairo, Ill.
Edna Storz (01/21/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Edna Borders Storz, 85, of Festus, Mo., died Sunday Jan. 20, 2002, at Scenic View Nursing Center in Herculaneum, Mo. She was born Oct. 9, 1916, daughter of Thomas and Martha Kinder Borders. She and Onest Henry Storz were married Sept. 27, 1933, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died Aug. 2, 1975...
Helen Hahs (01/21/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Helen G. Hahs, 78, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at the Brookview Nursing Home in Maryland Heights, Mo. She was born Aug. 15, 1923, at Matthews, Mo., daughter of William R. and Dora Stanciel Binford. She and the late Robert V. Hahs were married in June 1948. He died June 16, 1995...
Donald Hearnes (01/21/02)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Donald Hearnes, 91, of Little Rock, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the Southwest Hospital in Little Rock. He was born July 19, 1910, in Moline, Ill., son of the late Earl Boyd and Edna May Eastman Hearnes. He and Gwen Moxley were married Feb. 4, 1938...
Jacob Ballentine (01/21/02)
GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Jacob P. Ballentine, 83, of Granite City died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002. He was retired from the Terminal Railroad after 31 years. He served in the Army and was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Betty Jane Ryder; two sons, Frederick and Jack Ballentine; a daughter, Sharon Newcomer of Jackson, Mo.; two sisters, six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Bessie Travelstead (01/22/02)
Bessie E. "Betty" Travelstead, 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 2, 1918, at Fostoria, Ohio, daughter of Lester E. Fisher and Myrtle Welker Fisher. She and the late Kline Sams were married June 6, 1945. She and the late Thurman M. Travelstead were married Aug. 28, 1993, at Cape Girardeau...
Theodore Agin (01/22/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Theodore Agin, 77, of Jackson, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at the Jackson Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at McComb's Funeral Home in Jackson.
Michael Garner (01/22/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Michael Daniel Garner, 16, of Sikeston, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at his home in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 10, 1985, in Sikeston, son of Chris Austin Garner and Julie Kay Harp Hays. He was a 10th-grade student at Sikeston High School and a member of Church on the Rock...
Theodore Agin (01/23/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Theodore V. Agin, 77, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. He was born March 29, 1924, son of Edgar H. and Alma Sweem Agin. He married Faye L. Johnson April 7, 1944, at Independence, Mo. He worked many years as a steel salesman, retiring in 1980, from Richards and Conover Steel Supply Co., in Kansas City, Mo. He and his wife moved to Jackson from Blue Springs, Mo., in 1999...
Betty Brugger (01/22/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Betty L. Brugger, age 71, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call between 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:15 a.m., followed by interment in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. Monsignor Edward Eftink will officiate...
Mable Ann Baugher (01/22/02)
Mable Ann Baugher, 77, of McClure, Ill., died Sunday, Jan., 20, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 23, 1924, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of John and Eva Goodman Verble. She married Dallas Baugher in 1943. He preceded her in death in 1979...
Larry Womack (01/22/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Larry Joe Womack, 63, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the Union County Hospital. He was born Feb. 18, 1938, in Berryville, Ill., to Amel and Pluma Ragain Womack. He married Glenda Roach on July 20, 1990, in Jonesboro. He did maintenance work at the Sunshine Inn in Anna, Ill., and was a member of the Lockard Chapel Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force...
James Fox (01/22/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- James W. Fox, 71, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born March 4, 1930, in Anna, Ill., he was the son of Lawrence and Ethel Darnell Fox. On July 25, 1964, he was married to Mildred Pender...
Ray Lipe (01/22/02)
Ray F. Lipe, 80, of Cape Girardeau, died Jan. 21, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Larry King (01/22/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Larry Eugene King, 49, of Cobden, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born March 17, 1952, in Anna, Ill., son of Fred Eugene and Betty Jean Smith King. He was a self-employed mechanic. Survivors include his wife, Susan King of Dongola, Ill.; two sons, Patrick Eugene King of Cobden and Tracy King of Dongola; his parents, Fred and Betty King of Cobden; a brother, Doug King of Cobden; and two grandchildren...
Verna Kesler (01/22/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Verna Lee Kesler, 73, of Ullin, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1928, in Ullin, daughter of Vernon and Wilma Warren Crippen. She married Glenn "Bull" Kesler on Dec. 23, 1961. He died Aug. 6, 2001. She was a homemaker and a member of Ullin Baptist Church...
Ralph McClellan (01/21/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ralph Edward McClellan, 80, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. He was born Nov. 13, 1921, at Sikeston, son of James Henry and Emma Bell Daniels McClellan. He and Doris Johnson were married Jan. 5, 1942, at Benton, Mo...
Alma Travers (01/21/02)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Alma M. Travers, 92, of Puxico died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 26, 1909, at Puxico, daughter of the late Charley C. and Rose O. Spiva Siler. She and the late Henry Travers were married May 21, 1933, at Kinder, Mo. He died July 21, 1971...
David Wilder (01/20/02)
ROCK HILL, S.C. -- David Wilder, 48, of Minneapolis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at his home. Born Feb. 10, 1953 in Suporo, Japan, he was the son of Shigeko Kabaki Wilder and the late John Robert Wilder. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, he was employed as a civil engineer with Professional Service Incorporated and worked on construction projects all over the country...
Marilyn Pender (01/20/02)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Marilyn Pender, 70, of St. Charles, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. Born June 19, 1931, in Annapolis, Mo., she was the daughter of John and Ida Bud Funk Loness. She married Nelson R. Pender, who preceded her in death. She was a homemaker...
Estella Grindstaff (01/20/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Estella M. Grindstaff, 91, of Perryville died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor. Born Nov. 5, 1910, in Bollinger County, she was the daughter of Ferdinand and Anna Belle Barks Ruessler. Grindstaff was a retired nurse's aide for the American Care Nursing Home...
Virginia May Beatty (01/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Virginia May Beatty, 75, of Jackson and formerly of Leopold, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Oct. 7, 1926, at Lowndes, Mo., the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Barrett Boyet...
Bonnie Land (01/20/02)
Associated Press Many people from the Congolese town of Goma lined the road in Rwanda's northwestern province of Gisenyi Saturday. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled their homes in Goma after the nearby volcano erupted on Thursday.JONESBORO, Ill. -- Bonnie Lee Land, 58, of Jonesboro, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the Union County Hospital...
William Kissiar (01/20/02)
William Kissiar DONGOLA, Ill. -- William Ray Kissiar, 65, of Dongola, Ill., died on Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the John Cochran Hospital in St. Louis. He was born on Dec. 24, 1936, in Texas County, Mo. He worked as a butcher. Survivors include a son, James Ray Kissiar; a daughter, Cynthia Anna Kissiar; three brothers, Wilburt Kissiar of Valparaso, Ill., Earnest Kissiar of Wingo, Ky., and Larry Kissiar of Tamms, Ill.; three sisters, Tressie Long of Anna, Ill., Brenda Stover of De Funiak Springs, Fla., and Lynda Palmer of Dongola.. ...
Linda Pettit (01/20/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Linda Younette Pettit, 59, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Robert Aubuchon (01/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Robert Glenwood Aubuchon, 86, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Aug. 16, 1915, at Bonne Terre, Mo., the son of Dr. Shelby D. and Gertrude Wigger Aubuchon. He married Gladys Miller on Dec. 24, 1946, at Cape Girardeau...
Katharina Preisig (01/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Katharina Preisig, 92, of Jackson, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Friends may call between 4 and 8 today at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, with parish prayers at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Monsignor Edward Eftink officiating...
Paul Bishop (01/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Paul J. Bishop, 77, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Nov. 2, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Lester A. And Lucinda Smith Bishop. On Aug. 26, 1949, in Portageville, Mo., he married Betty L. Schwach...
Mary Travis (01/20/02)
Mary L. Travis, 66, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at her home after an 11-year struggle with failing health. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Roy Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Cape County Memorial Park...
Bob Beal (01/21/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Bob L. Beal, 82, of Bloomfield died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. He was born Dec. 2, 1919, at Kinder, Mo., son of the late Fred and Alice Gillespie Beal. He and Inah Aslin were married June 30, 1941, at Piggott, Ark.. She died June 23, 1983...
Verna Kesler (01/21/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Verna Lee Kesler, 73, of Ullin died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin.
Frances Daniel (01/21/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Frances Elizabeth Daniel, 89, of Charleston died at 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 12, 1912, in Scott County, daughter of the late Ollie F. and Clara Berns Daniel. Daniel was a member of the United Methodist Church in Charleston. ...
Linda Pettit (01/21/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Linda Younette Pettit, 59, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 7, 1942, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of James Young and Esther Marie Hilliker Holmes. She and the late Joseph Ireland Pettit were married Nov. 1, 1963, at Doe Run, Mo. He died Dec. 16, 2000...
Claude Lovel (01/21/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Claude Lee Lovel, 80, of Morley died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 28, 1921, in Blodgett, Mo., son of the late Arthur and Emma Wood Lovel. He and Velma Elsperman were married May 18, 1946, at Benton, Mo...
Betty Brugger (01/21/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Betty L. Brugger, 71, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Mable Baugher (01/21/02)
Mable A. Baugher, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Larry Womack (01/21/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Larry Womack, 63, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hileman and Parr Funeral Services in Jonesboro.
Frank Edward Godwin (01/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Frank Edward Godwin, 98, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born Oct. 1, 1903, at Jackson, the son of Thomas Edward and Stella Mae Ramsey Godwin. He was an assembly line worker at Florsheim Shoe in Cape Girardeau, retiring in the late 1970s. Prior to his shoe factory career, he worked for Goodwin Poultry, riding the chicken cars from Jackson to New York and Canada...