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Obituaries from February 2002

Helen Raines (02/07/02)
Helen M. Raines, 87, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Heritage Manor in Litchfield, Ill. She was born May 13, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charles and Myrtle Smith Moore. She and Carl Raines were married Nov. 13, 1983, in Las Vegas, Nev. He died March 11, 1999...
Chris Wuyster (02/09/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- C. Christian "Chris" Wuyster, 84, of Dongola and Laurel, Md., died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Laurel Regional Hospital in Laurel. He was born Oct. 9, 1918, in Baltimore, Md., son of Cornelius C. and Mary Verstege Wuyster. He and Jeanette Dillow were married Dec. 23, 1943...
B.W. Hoehner (02/09/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- B.W. Hoehner, 66, of Dongola died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Jan. 10, 1936, at Belleville, Ill., son of Burrell Walter Hoehner Sr. and Margarete Irene Lachtrup Hoehner. He and Sally Weiss were married June 29, 1954...
Noel Orr (02/09/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Noel Orr, 82, formerly of Oran, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Mt. Mary Nursing Home in Eureka, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Floyd Grissom (02/09/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Floyd E. Grissom, 84, of Dexter died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. He was born Aug. 4, 1917, in Mount Pleasant, Ark., son of William Silas and Ollie Wolford Grissom. He and Clara Mabel McGuire were married Jan. 31, 1941, in Melbourne, Ark...
Rev. Ellsworth Stone (02/09/02)
Funeral Mass for the Rev. Canon Ellsworth B. Stone of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Church of the Redeemer in Cairo, Ill. The Rev. Canon Arnold Hoffman and the Rt. Rev. Peter H. Beckwith will officiate. Burial will be in Winthrop Cemetery in Winthrop, Mass...
Dorothy Henley (02/09/02)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Dorothy Ann Henley, 91, of St. Louis died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 9, 1910, at Bell City, daughter of George and Myrtie Garner Dunlap. She and William Franklin Henley were married July 5, 1929. He died June 8, 1988...
Richard Rogers (02/10/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Richard L. Rogers, 63, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1938, in Union County, Ill., son of Ervin and Mary Steward Rogers. He and Barbara "Bobbie" Inman were married Sept. 1, 1957. She died May 10, 1997. He and Irma Wenger Kelley were married Nov. 7, 1998, in Jonesboro...
Robert Hopen (02/10/02)
Robert Patrick Hopen, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 17, 1955, in Cape Girar-deau, son of James and Betty Johnson Hopen. Hopen worked most of his life in the construction field as a skilled finish carpenter...
J.T. Hill (02/10/02)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- J.T. Hill, 64, of McClure died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at his home. Hill operated J.T. Hill Insurance Agency in Cape Girar-deau. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jon Rehbein officiating. Burial will be in the Hill Family Cemetery in McClure...
Gladys Choate (02/09/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gladys Choate, 93, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 20, 1908, in Union County, daughter of Sylvester and Lonella Clutts Cerney. She and Leonard Choate were married Aug. 9, 1930. He died March 23, 1999...
Fred Bodenschatz Jr. (02/09/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Fred W. Bodenschatz Jr., 77, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 23, 1924, at Wittenberg, Mo., son of Fredrick W. and Lydia Verseman Bodenschatz. He and Hazel Moll were married April 24, 1948...
James Tucker (02/07/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James William Tucker, 90, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. He was born Aug. 6, 1911, at Kennett, Mo., son of Elmer and Luvina Collins Tucker. He and Dorothy M. Baker were married Feb. 25, 1961...
Minnie Vinson (02/07/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Minnie M. Vinson, 91, of Charleston died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Bertrand Nursing Facility. She was born Nov. 9, 1910, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of Alfred Stokes and Dica Ellen Francis Green. She and Donald Wesley Vinson were married in 1938. He died in 1961...
Betty Wright (02/07/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Betty Jane Wright, 71, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born June 7, 1930, in Anna, daughter of Howard and Florence Karraker Henderson. She and Carl R. Wright were married June 16, 1949, in Osceola, Ark. He died Aug. 27, 1991...
Billy Angle (02/07/02)
Graveside service for John Billy Angle of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Pulliam Cemetery in Scopus, Mo. Major Robert Gauthier will officiate. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from noon to 1 p.m. Friday. Angle, 60, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center...
Ruben Stacy (02/09/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Funeral for Ruben Earl "Doc" Stacy of Cairo will be at noon Tuesday at 12th Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. S.W. Oliver will officiate. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery. Friends may call at the church Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of service...
Idell Albrecht (02/09/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Funeral for Sara Idell Albrecht of Scott City will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Eisleben Lutheran Church. The Rev. Robert Azinger will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Robert Hopen (02/09/02)
Robert P. Hopen, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bettie Niswonger (02/09/02)
Funeral for Bettie M. Niswonger of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Howard Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, and then at the church after 1 p.m...
James Claxton (02/09/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Funeral for James Francis Claxton of Bolivar, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. today at Butler Funeral Home in Bolivar. The Rev. Jerry Cooney will officiate. Burial will be in Lindley Prairie Cemetery near Bear Creek in Cedar County, Mo. Claxton, 75, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, following a brief illness...
Noel Orr (02/10/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Noel Curtis Orr, 82, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Marymont Nursing Home in Eureka, Mo. Born June 3, 1919, in Corona, Tenn., he was the son of John and Myrtle Osbon Orr. A retired accountant, Orr was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Sydnea Rhodes (02/10/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Sydnea Elizabeth Rhodes, 5-month-old daughter of Tony Allen Rhodes and Bobbie Denise Schwepker of Oran, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born Aug. 27, 2001, in Cape Girardeau...
Barbara Collins (02/12/02)
Barbara Collins, 78, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 4, 1924, in Mt. Vernon, Ill., daughter of Ross M. and Dorothy Thompson Ramseger. She and Paul Collins were married Sept. 1, 1962, in Centerville, Ill. Collins was a retired licensed practical nurse...
Judith Brown (02/12/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Judith M. Brown, 57, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 3, 1945, at Perryville, daughter of Wallace T. and Pearl C. Colbert Hunt. She and Harry H. Brown were married in 1961. He died Nov. 20, 2001...
Leo DeHart (02/12/02)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Leo DeHart, 92, of Alto Pass died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Oct. 29, 1909, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of Monroe and Margaret Lindsey DeHart. He and Jessie Mae Lyerla were married July 13, 1937, in Cape Girardeau...
Mabel Stehr (02/12/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mabel Amelia Stehr, 91, of Oran died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born March 21, 1910, at Chaffee, daughter of Levi John and Elenora Elizabeth Scheeter Bechel. She and Arnold Peter Stehr were married May 16,1935. He died Sept. 17, 1974...
Virginia McKee (02/12/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Virginia Marie Watson McKee, 73, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 11, 1928, in Pulaski, Ill., daughter of M. Dewey and Bessie Poole Mayberry. She married Harley McKee, who died in November 2001...
Velma Simpson (02/13/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Velma E. Simpson, 91, of Olmsted died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Sept. 25, 1910, in Olmsted, daughter of James Lincoln and Lillian Troette Barnes. She married Charles Simpson, who preceded her in death...
Joseph Hileman (02/13/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Joseph Franklin Hileman, 75, of Jonesboro died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 29, 1926, in Jonesboro, son of William Harrison and Nellie Ann Brown Hileman. He and Dorothy Harris were married Sept. 21, 1946, in Piggott, Ark...
James Harwell Sr. (02/13/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- James Harold Harwell Sr., 85, of Patton died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 7, 1916, at Hendrickson, Mo., son of Sylvester G. and Rhoda E. Osborn Harwell. He and Letha M. Enders were married Nov. 16, 1938. She died July 1, 1991...
Dessa Fowler (02/13/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dessa Rhea Fowler, 84, of Sikeston died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 26, 1917, at Carbon Hill, Ala., daughter of James and Minnie Stovall Kitchen. She and Buford Fowler were married Sept. 1, 1937, in Cherry Valley, Ark...
Ada Cotner (02/12/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Graveside service for Ada P. Cotner of Dexter was held Monday at Hagy Cemetery. The Rev. Clifford Wray officiated. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Cotner, 89, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville, Ala...
Elsie Reynolds (02/12/02)
Elsie E. Reynolds, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at the Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau.
Virginia McKee (02/11/02)
Virginia McKee, 73, of Cairo, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Jones Funeral Home of Villa Ridge, Ill.
Mary Statler (02/11/02)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Hallie Keller Statler, 94, of Millersville died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at her home. She was born June 10, 1907, daughter of Otto and Ida Tresia Dean Keller. She and the late Thomas E. Statler were married Sept. 16, 1924, in Chester, Ill. He died Aug. 5, 1999. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson, Mo...
Sharon Dodson (02/11/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sharon Womick Dodson, 68, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at her home. She was the daughter of Herb and Lena Womick Sr. She was married to the late John Dodson. He died April 9, 1987. Survivors include three sons, Kenny Long of Wabasha, Minn., Dennis Long of Tamms, Ill., and Patrick Reinier of Anna; a brother, Herb Womick of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Margie Eddleman of Anna; and seven grandchildren...
Robert Taylor (02/11/02)
Robert Lee Taylor, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 23, 1919, at McClure, Ill., son of Clifton L. and Cora Welcher Taylor. He and Pauline E. Gibson were married Sept. 3, 1942, at Cape Girardeau...
Ella Mann (02/11/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Ella Schnaare Mann, 87, of Karnak died at 5:20 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Ill. She was the daughter of Charles and Margaret Wiesenborn Schnaare. She was married to the late Leo Mann. He died in 1959...
J.T. Hill (02/11/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Jesse Thomas "J.T." Hill, 64, of McClure died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at his home. He was born in Cape Girardeau Jan. 21, 1938, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, to Thomas and Gladys Burris Hill. He graduated from Shawnee High School in 1956 before attending Southeast Missouri State University...
Thomas Lukefahr (02/11/02)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- Thomas William "Tom Bill" Lukefahr, 72, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Monday, Feb. 11, between 4-8 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral service will be Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home, followed by interment in Whitewater Cemetery. The Revs. Grant Gillard and Don Blaylock will officiate...
Rev. Robert Bingenheimer (02/12/02)
The Rev. Robert Bingenheimer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Otto and Christine Nothdurft Bingenheimer. Robert Bingenheimer served in the military during World War II in the 82nd Army Airborne Division...
Bobby Feltz (02/12/02)
ST. MARY'S, Mo. -- Bobby L. Feltz, 66, of St. Mary's died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1936, at Lithium, Mo., son of Virginius A. and Nettie Guyot Feltz. He and Barbara Ann Buatte were married Sept. 23, 1959. She died Jan. 6, 1962...
Elsie Reynolds (02/13/02)
Mrs. Elsie Ellen Charlotte McLain Reynolds passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at the age of 86, at Green Park Residence Center in St. Louis. She was born in Cape Girardeau to Charles Augustus McLain and Avia Ellen Slinkard McLain May 16, 1915. She married Henry John Reynolds Jr., son of Henry J. Reynolds Sr. and Mary C. Donnelly Reynolds Nov. 23, 1939, at St. Vincent's Church. He preceded her in death in 1968...
Lilly Yount (02/07/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Lilly Heyde Yount, 86, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church...
Jesse Colyer (02/01/02)
MARION, Ill. -- Jesse M. Colyer, 79, of Marion died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Marion Memorial Hospital. He was born April 7, 1922, in McClure, Ill., son of Jesse A. and Jennie Murphy Colyer. He and Wanda Rymer were married June 21, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
Alexis Dillman (02/02/02)
MILL CREEK, Ill. -- Alexis Nicole McCormick Dillman, 3, of Mill Creek died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, in a flood-related accident in rural Jonesboro, Ill. Alexis was born July 16, 1998, in Carbondale, Ill. She attended Apostolic Faith Church in Anna, Ill...
Katherine Schumacher (02/02/02)
Katherine "Kitty" Collins Schumacher, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, in Bokelia, Fla. She was born Jan. 25, 1919, at Portageville, Mo. She and Francis H. Schumacher of Kelso, Mo., were married in 1937 at Kelso. The Schumachers lived near Cape Girardeau until moving to Florida in 1957...
Virginia Blaylock (02/02/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Virginia M. Blaylock, 58, of Rocky Ridge, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Jan. 20, 1943, in Cairo, daughter of Harry George and Flora Marie O'Donnell French. She married Richard D. Blaylock...
Lois Burton (02/02/02)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Lois Ella Burton, 77, of Henderson, Tenn., died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Henderson. She was born Aug. 11, 1924, in Sweetlips, Tenn., daughter of William Patrick and Hallie Leeanna Hamm Flatt. She first married L.V. Hopper, who died July 6, 1972. She and Jack Burton were married July 5, 1973. He died July 28, 1993...
Frederick Hill (02/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frederick Wayne Hill, 53, of Anna died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, lll. He was born Sept. 5, 1948, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Gilbert F. and Helen Barnett Hill. Survivors include his mother and a sister, Bonnie Stearns of Alto Pass, Ill...
William Choate (02/03/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- William Frederick Choate, 50, of Cobden died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, in Savlamer Hospital in Westmoreland, Jamaica. He was born Nov. 13, 1951, son of Floyd M. and Jewell Trainer Choate. A graduate of Wesleyan University, Choate held a master's degree in paralegal...
Sharla Pullen (02/03/02)
Sharla Rosana Pullen, 37, of Bellwood, Ill., formerly of Bell City and Cape Girardeau, died suddenly Jan. 23, 2002, at Maui Memorial Medical Center in Kahului Maui, Hawaii. She was born Oct. 23, 1964, in Bell City, daughter of Charles and Earnestine Jackson Pullen...
Margaret Roper (02/03/02)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Margaret Louise Tarry Roper, 95, of Murray died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 10, 1906, in Fulton County, Ky., daughter of J.M. and Nina Maddox Linn. She was first married to Mack Thomas Tarry. He died March 15, 1978. She was then married to Melvin Roper, who died Jan. 27, 1993...
Harold Wright (02/03/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Harold Lee Wright, 70, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center, after suffering an apparent massive heart attack at the Little Ole Opry near Burfordville, Mo. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Janet Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery with a Missouri military honors service...
Berneice Lane (02/02/02)
ESSEX, Mo. -- Berneice Lane, 79, of Essex died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born April 23, 1922, at Grayridge, Mo., daughter of George and Lizzie Merritt McConnaughhay. She and Harold Otis Lane were married Dec. 31, 1938, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died April 2, 1996...
Beulah Lingle (02/02/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Funeral for Beulah Lingle of Dongola will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. The Rev. Verlee Eaker will officiate. Burial will be in American Legion Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today...
Barbara McCormick (02/01/02)
GORDONVILLE, Mo. -- Barbara Allen McCormick, 65, of Gordonville died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 17, 1936, at Jackson, Mo., daughter of Albert and Oma Herzog Goehman. She and Jim Eugene McCormick were married June 10, 1953, in Cape Girardeau...
Beulah Lingle (02/01/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Beulah Lingle, 83, of Dongola died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Verlee Eaker officiating. Burial will be in American Legion Cemetery...
Betty Pearson (02/01/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Betty O. Pearson, 85, of Cobden died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Feb. 22, 1916, in Danville, Ark., daughter of Marshall and Anna McClure Mungle. She and Harvey S. Pearson were married July 9, 1932, in Cobden. He died April 3, 1994...
Betty Wampler (02/01/02)
Betty M. Wampler, 85, of Paducah, Ky., died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at her home. She was the daughter of John William and Amy Ann Whiting King. She married Weldon R. Wampler, who preceded her in death. Wampler attended Chicago School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse, retiring in 1977 from Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. She was formerly head nurse of the hospital's nursery department...
Larry Henson (02/01/02)
Larry Wayne "Buzz" Henson, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at his home. He was born July 16, 1953, in Anna, Ill., son of Boyd and Ruth Martin Henson. Henson was a construction laborer. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his parents of Jonesboro, Ill., and a sister, Joanna Coles of Anna...
Gladys Boyd (02/01/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gladys A. Boyd, 81, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 25, 1920, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of D.C. and Zella Vangilder Crone. She and Clyde Boyd were married Oct. 7, 1939, at Benton, Mo. He died April 30, 1991...
W.R. Nelson (02/01/02)
W.R. "Russell" Nelson, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Friends may call Friday, Feb. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. A Masonic service will be held at 7. Funeral service will be Saturday, Feb. 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Daniel Hale will officiate...
Hazel Davis (02/02/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Hazel Mae Davis, 83, of Dongola, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at the Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro, Ill. She was born Dec. 17, 1918, in Granite City, Ill., daughter of Elbert H. and Iva Ury Dillow. She and Matthew Davis were married Dec. 24, 1940. He died Jan. 4, 1988...
Dorothy Norris (02/02/02)
Dorothy Marie Wiggins Norris, 44, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1957, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Dorothy Lee Thornton of Sikeston, Mo., and Percy Burgett of Clarksdale, Miss. She and Michael Norris were married Feb. 4, 1984...
Anna Eddleman (02/03/02)
Anna Marie Eddleman, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Born June 14, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of James L. and Gertrude Pearl Borneman Green. On March 25, 1941, she was married to Walter C. Eddleman. He died July 18, 1988...
Victor Martin (02/04/02)
Victor Martin, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at Southeast Memorial Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. McCombs Funeral Home of Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Lt. Col. Arthur Barr (02/05/02)
Retired Lt. Col. Arthur W. Barr of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, in Colorado Springs. Formerly of Cape Girardeau, Barr was in the U.S. Army during World War II, having served in Italy, Japan, Panama, and at NORAD. Survivors include his wife, Grace V. Parker Barr; a son, Arthur Barr Jr. of Minnesota; a daughter, Joan Johnson of Georgia; a sister, Helen Metzer of Texas; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren...
Kaelyn McGill (02/05/02)
Kaelyn Marie McGill, 8, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center from injuries received in an automobile accident. Kaelyn was born June 12, 1993, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James and Shelia Small McGill. She was a third-grade student at Alma Schrader School, sang in the choir, was a member of Girl Scout Troop 44 and La Croix United Methodist Church, was active in gymnastics and was a student at Patty Simmons Dance School...
Ida Sander (02/05/02)
Ida Frieda Sander departed this life Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She lived 88 years, 7 months and 29 days. Serving as pallbearers will be Mark Wessell, Michael "Mick" Wessel, Brian Wessell, Joe Nussbaum, Bob Wachter and Steve Wessell...
Jack Bledsoe (02/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Leaston "Jack" Bledsoe, 79, of Sikeston died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Miner Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 23, 1922, in Westport, Tenn., son of James Thomas and Era Baccum Bledsoe. Bledsoe had worked for Associated Natural Gas Co...
Herbert Haney (02/06/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Herbert Haney, 72, of East Prairie died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Dec. 27, 1929, at Commerce, Mo., son of Oliver and Gladys Hockersmith Haney. He and Genevieve Woods were married June 12, 1953...
Billy Angle (02/06/02)
John Billy Angle, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Calvin Glastetter (02/06/02)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Calvin E. Glastetter, 54, of Peoria, Ill., died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born Aug. 23, 1947, at New Hamburg, son of Bernard and Anna Westrich Glastetter. He and Jacqueline L. Crawford were married Aug. 2, 1969, in Peoria...
Ruben Stacey (02/06/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ruben Earl Stacey of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home.
Victor Martin (02/06/02)
Victor Martin, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1942, at Neelyville, Mo., son of Victor and Melba Crume Martin. He and Shelia Young were married Dec. 27, 1987, in Chicago. Martin retired in 1997 from Chicago Transit Authority. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Chicago. The Martins moved to Cape Girardeau in 2001 from Chicago...
Laddie Price (02/05/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Laddie Price of Jonesboro, Ill., will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Johnny Hester will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 9 a.m. until time of service...
Thomas Grady (02/05/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Thomas Hilton Grady will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Rick Lasley will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery, with full military honors by the New Madrid American Legion Post...
Floyd Hoff (02/05/02)
PARK HILLS, Mo. -- Funeral for Floyd Lee Hoff of Park Hills was held Monday at Caldwell Funeral Home. The Rev. Davey Welker officiated. Burial was in Adams Cemetery at Frankclay, Mo. Hoff, 63, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at his home. He was born July 27, 1938, in St. Francois County, son of Otis and Frances Miller Hoff. He married Marietta Snead...
Harold Wright (02/04/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Harold Lee Wright, 70, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 9, 1931, at Jackson, son of the late Elmer and "Anna" Lillian Nitsch Wright. He and Mollie Haupt were married Nov. 19, 1955...
Phyllis Reynolds (02/04/02)
MILL CREEK, Ill. -- Phyllis Reynolds, 57, of Mill Creek died at her home Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.
Clyde Aldred (02/04/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Clyde W. Aldred, 63, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 5, 1938, at Cairo, son of Carl and Vivian Davault Aldred. He was married to Rosalie Aldred of Cairo. Aldred attended Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church in Cairo and was a member of the Cairo Elks Lodge. He was a former member of the United Auto Workers Union and was retired from General Motors in Detroit, Mich., after 32 years of service...
Ida Sander (02/04/02)
Ida F. Sander, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo.
Therman Schwach (02/05/02)
Funeral for Therman "Doc" Schwach of Eastpointe, Mich., was held Monday at Arthur J. VanLerberghe Funeral Home in St. Clair Shores, Mich. Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township, Mich. Schwach, 89, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at his home...
Dora Acup (02/05/02)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Dora Mae Acup, 86, of Malden died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at Three Rivers Health Care North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Oct. 13, 1915, in Halliday, Ark., daughter of Charley Marion and Lizzy Pearl Steele Carrel. She and Charley Leroy Acup were married Dec. 25, 1933. He died April 5, 1987...
Phyllis Reynolds (02/05/02)
MILL CREEK, Ill. -- Phyllis J. Reynolds, 56, of Mill Creek died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at her home. She was born March 3, 1945, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Elbert Owen Hileman and Claire Verneal Jordan Hileman. She and Albert Reynolds were married April 9, 1964, in Dongola, Ill...
Marjorie Foister (02/05/02)
Marjorie Melba Foister, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1922, at Jackson, Mo., daughter of Charles E. and Ruby A. Scheper Stone. She and Lyman R. "R.L." Foister were married Sept. 28, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 26, 1980...
Thomas Neeley (02/05/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Thomas James Charles Neeley, 74, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at his home. He was born June 10, 1927, in McDougal, Ark., son of Homer Lonzo and Nellie Davis Neeley. He and Geneva Birchett were married Jan. 4, 1947, in Corning, Ark...
Wendell Barks (02/25/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Wendell P. Barks, 90, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 28, 1911, at Marble Hill, Mo., son of Edward Newton and Sarah Belle Stevens Barks. He and Clodine Reutzel were married Nov. 13, 1935. She died March 28, 1968...
Nola Delph (02/24/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Nola Delph, 97, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born April 23, 1904, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of John A. and Sarah K. Welker Gilliland. She and Lynn Franklin "Frank" Delph were married April 28, 1924. He died Jan. 18, 1994...
Delmar Berry (02/24/02)
JONESBORO, Ill., -- Delmar F. Berry, 87, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born March 3, 1914, in Alton, Mo., son of Louis and Crecy Berry. He and Vesta Davis were married Nov. 27, 1937, in Oran, Mo. She preceded him in death. He was employed by Transcraft in Anna, Ill...
Harold Hagan (02/24/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold H. Hagan, 79, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at his home. He was born May 1, 1922, at McBride, Mo., son of Robert and Cora Romann Hagan. He was a retired fair stitcher at International Shoe Company. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946. He was a member of VFW Post 4882 and American Legion Post 133...
Sharon Tate (02/24/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Sharon Tate, 54, of Lexington, Tenn., formerly of Jackson, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, in Lexington. She was born in Jackson, daughter of John and Minnie Schloss McFerron. She was a teacher's aide at Lexington and a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Jackson. She was a graduate of Jackson High School...
Calvin Snyder (02/24/02)
Calvin Snyder, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 17, 1923, at Bonne Terre, Mo., son of John Calvin Snyder and Mary Jane Rolens Snyder. He worked for the Borden Co. 35 years, 21 years as manager of the Cape Girardeau plant before retiring in 1988. He was a 1940 graduate of Desloge High School...
Donna Fusilier (02/25/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Donna Venable Fusilier, 45, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Lillian Beardslee (02/25/02)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Lillian Copeland Beardslee, 45, of Wolf Lake died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, on arrival at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born June 8, 1956, at Louisville, Ky., daughter of Arley and Norma Lipe. Beardslee was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Cape Girardeau, a member of PAWS and was a secretary in the agriculture department at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale...
Kenneth Galloway (02/25/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Kenneth Edwin Galloway, 54, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1948, at Bardwell, Ky., son of James Cleveland and Claudia Hicks Galloway. He and Patricia Kidd were married Oct. 8, 1982, in Cape Girardeau...
Lester Myers (02/25/02)
Lester Myers, 81, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at the Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Dorothy Kelley (02/25/02)
Dorothy Kelley, 76, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Glenda Brown (02/26/02)
ANNISTON, Mo. -- Glenda Dianne Brown, 49, of Anniston died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born April 17, 1952, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Robert and Ruth Johnson. She and Dale Brown were married July 25, 1996...
J.W. Coke (02/26/02)
ANNISTON, Mo. -- Funeral for J.W. Coke of Anniston will be held at 10 a.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo. Burl Britt will officiate. Burial will be in Anniston Cemetery. Coke, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at East Prairie Nursing Center...
Raymond Stewart (02/26/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Raymond F. Stewart, 89, of Dexter died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Nov. 6, 1912, in Garnett, Kan., son of Fletcher and Cora Garrison Stewart. He and Naomi Wiggs were married May 10, 1952, at Dexter...
Richard Todt (02/23/02)
Richard Charles Todt, the eldest son of Herman and Louise Todt, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, with his brother, George, nearby. He was at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Richard had lived in Los Angeles the past 20 years. He battled cancer and a brain disorder for many years...
Karen Clingingsmith (02/23/02)
Karen Sue Clingingsmith, 53, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at her home in Terre Haute, Ind. Friends may call today between 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24, after 2 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Sam Roethemeyer will officiate...
Annice Mirly (02/23/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Annice Mae Mirly, 83, of Advance died Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 21, 1918, at Oak Ridge, Mo., daughter of Benjamin and Nora Davenport Sadler. She and Edwin Albert Mirly were married Jan. 16, 1938, at Shawneetown, Mo. He died Aug. 24, 2000...
Mary Parnell (02/21/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Mary E. Parnell, 85, of Thebes died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services of Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 15, 1916, at Belknap, Ill., daughter of George and Stella Jameson Steele. She married Thomas Parnell, who died in 1986...
Kristal Hoffman (02/21/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- A memorial service for Kristal D. Hoffman of St. Charles, Mo., will be held at 6 p.m. today at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, Mo. Another memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Baue Funeral and Memorial Center in St. Charles...
Marie Miesner (02/21/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie F. Miesner, loving and devoted wife of the late Ervin R. Miesner, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at Mary Queen of Mother Center in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 4, 1911, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of August and Cecilia Burgee Moll...
Corine Barnes (02/22/02)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Corine Barnes, 93, of Portageville, Mo., formerly of Mound City, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at Hayti Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Ramona McGraw (02/22/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Ramona McGraw, 59, of Fort Madison, Iowa, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at her home. She was born March 17, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Buford and Imogene Seabaugh. She and Loy McGraw were married July 3, 1963, in Kansas City, Mo. He died March 17, 2001...
Lawrence Thornton (02/22/02)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Lawrence V. Thornton, 64, of Malden died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. He was born June 20, 1937, at Oran, Mo., son of Jonas and Idell Lewis Thornton. Thornton was a retired farmer, and attended Mount Calvary Church at Parma, Mo...
Dolly Brown (02/22/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dolly Georgean Brown, 80, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 28, 1921, in Sikeston, daughter of John Franklin and Milbrey Collins Little. She married Virble Brown, who died Dec. 9, 1988...
Dorothy Wessell (02/22/02)
GORDONVILLE, Mo. -- Dorothy A. Wessell, 82, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call today between 4-8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo., and Saturday, Feb. 23, after 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
Lawrence Davis (02/22/02)
Lawrence Randolph Davis, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Brownwood, Texas, son of Charles N. and Luella Keeler Davis. He and Pauline Devore were married in 1946 in San Diego, Calif. She died June 27, 1990. He and Irene Ferrell were married Jan. 14, 1979, in Cape Girardeau. She died Dec. 10, 1998...
Karen Clingingsmith (02/22/02)
Karen Sue Clingingsmith, 53, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at her home in Terre Haute, Ind. Friends may call Saturday, Feb. 23, between 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24, after 2 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo...
Henry Piercy (02/23/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Henry A. Piercy, 81, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born March 30, 1920, at Thebes, Ill., son of Algernon and Sarah Hunter Piercy. Piercy retired from Chicago Transit Authority. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Rubye Hulsey (02/23/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Rubye Aryls Hulsey, 99, of St. Clair, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002. She was bornon Sept. 5, 1902, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Thomas Joseph Miller and Dove McLane Miller. She and Homer Ulysses Hulsey were married May 20, 1933. He preceded her in death...
Tessie Reynolds (02/23/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Tessie Pearl Reynolds, 95, of Chaffee died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born July 2, 1906, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Jesse Robert and Columbia Arbelle Proffer Wilkinson. She and Linder "Bill" Reynolds were married April 12, 1922. He died Sept. 21, 1982...
Calvin Bohannon (02/21/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Calvin Lawrence Bohannon, 78, of Charleston died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Nov. 14, 1923, in Dogwood, Mo., son of Grover Lawrence and Celia Ann Brodhacker Bohannon. He and Wilma Frances Telker were married June 27, 1953, at Charleston...
Cora Masters (02/26/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cora Bell Masters, 95, of Sikeston died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1907, in Princeton, Ky., daughter of William and Sarah Couch Harbison. She and Everett Masters were married Sept. 6, 1926, in Sikeston. He died Nov. 21, 1977...
Carl Krempasky (02/27/02)
BELKNAP, Ill. -- Funeral for Carl M. Krempasky of Belknap will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Belknap Community Church. The Rev. Raymond Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., from 6 to 8 p.m. today...
Omega Casper (02/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Omega Casper, 78, of Anna died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Phillip Harris (02/27/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Phillip John Harris, 80, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 6, 1921, at Chaffee, Mo., son of George Louis and Goldie Edna Mundon Harris. Harris retired as a brakeman with Frisco Railroad Co. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Chaffee. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Betty Dunn (02/28/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Betty J. Dunn of Carbondale, Ill., formerly of Union County, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. She was the daughter of Ralph and Agnes Shephard Wilkins. She and Clifton Dunn were married March 27, 1958, in Mississippi...
Marie Prewett (02/28/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Marie Maxine Prewett, 80, of Benton died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Bonnie Lindgren (02/28/02)
BROWNSBURG, Ind. -- Bonnie Jean Chandler Lindgren, 58, of Brownsburg, formerly of Thebes, Ill, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Indianapolis. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes, with the Rev. Carl Fisher officiating. Friends may call at the graveside. Crain Funeral Home of Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Patricia Kiefner (02/28/02)
Patricia B. Kiefner, 66, a resident of Bollinger County and former resident of Perryville, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 14, 1935, in Fredericktown, Mo.,, the daughter of Thomas A. and Mittie Roberts Barton. She married Edwin K. Kiefner on Aug. 18, 1956. He survives...
Mamie Starkey (02/28/02)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- Mamie M. Starkey, 68, of Whitewater died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 18, 1933, at Egypt Mills, Mo., daughter of L.A. and Minnie Fornkohl Myer. She married Cecil Starkey Sept. 30, 1950...
Carol Antrup (02/28/02)
Carol I. Antrup, 61, of Butler, Ind., died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at her home. She was born March 26, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Melvin "Gip" and Alice Hosea Harris. She and James A. Antrup were married June 28, 1984, in Las Vegas, Nev. He died Dec. 10, 1999...
Rev. Dale Niswonger (02/28/02)
Graveside service for the Rev. Dale Niswonger of Frankfort, Ky., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lorimier Cemetery. The Rev. Donny Ford will officiate. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Niswonger, 48, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, in Lexington, Ky., following a brief illness...
Omega Casper (02/28/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Funeral for Omega "Mickey" Casper of Anna will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Scott Harner will officiate. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Friday until time of service...
Austin Bell (02/28/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Austin Gabriel Bell, 45 days, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 2002, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jeremy and Melissa Crofutt Bell. Survivors include his parents of Olive Branch; paternal grandparents, George and Shirley Bell of Mounds, Ill.; maternal grandparents, William and Karen Winters of Villa Ridge, Ill., William and Joyce Crofutt of Phoenix, Ariz.; paternal great-grandparents, Nida Bell of Mounds, Paul and Pauline Harrett of Quincy, Ill.; maternal great-grandparents, William and Betty Winters of Joppa, Ill., Raymond and Doris Nickle of Big Prairie, Ohio, Jerry and Shirley Crofutt of Wooster, Ohio; and maternal great-great-grandmother, Vera Nickle of Wooster.. ...
Besse Lyon (02/28/02)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Besse D. Lyon, 87, a resident of Montgomery, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, in a local hospital. She was born in Converse, La. She attended nursing school in Shreveport, La., where she met, fell in love with and married Dr. Frank E. Chapman. They had a daughter, Joan...
Jack Cochran (02/27/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Jack H. Cochran, 87, of Dexter died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. He was born April 14, 1914, in London, Ark., son of John and Amy Freeman Cochran. He and V. Beulah Chesser were married Feb. 8, 1936, in Clarksville, Ark. She died May 31, 1996...
Betty Huff (02/27/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Betty L. Huff, 74, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. She was born Feb. 14, 1928, near Advance, Mo., daughter of Charles E. and Lula F. Raver Rainey. She and William Quentin Huff were married Nov. 3, 1945. He died April 15, 1988...
Myrtle Stacy (02/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Myrtle Mae Stacy, 85, of Sikeston, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 28, 1917, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of James and Martha Hodges Burnes. On Aug. 28, 1937, in Charleston, Mo., she was married to Ward L. Stacy. He died Sept. 8, 1981...
Hilda Tucker (02/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda K. Tucker, 96, of Woodruff, Wis., formerly of Perryville, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at Dr. Kate Newcomb Convalescent Center in Woodruff. She was born March 23, 1905, in Racine, Wis., daughter of George and Marie Ehleiter Klein. She and Edward V. Tucker were married April 28, 1925, in Bangor, Wis. He preceded her in death...
Jesse DeWeese (02/26/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jesse E. "Gene" DeWeese, 82, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Jan. 24, 1920, in Blandville, Ky., son of Elbert and Willie Clark DeWeese. He married Mary Ann Clark, who died Dec. 28, 2001...
James Meyer (02/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James A. Meyer, 68, formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at Manor Care Nursing Home in St. Louis County. He was born April 20, 1933, in Perryville, son of Herman P. and Justina Lauck Meyer. He and Norma Zoellner were married May 30, 1953. She preceded him in death. He later married Judy E. Ritz, who also preceded him in death...
William Holleman (02/26/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- William Holleman, 95, of East Prairie, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Born Oct. 12, 1906, in McCory, Ark., he was the son of Jim and Alice Goodwin Holleman. He had lived in East Prairie since 1955. Holleman was retired from the U.S. Navy and a veteran of World War II...
Sylvane Hamlyn (02/26/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Sylvane Earl Hamlyn, 70, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was born Nov. 6, 1931, in St. Louis County, son of Earl R.S. and Lydia Margaret Abernathy Hamlyn. Hamlyn was a welder and boilermaker with Continental Boiler and Alpha Tank Cos. before retiring about 1993...
Rev. Dale Niswonger (02/26/02)
The Rev. Dale Niswonger, 48, of Hindman, Ky., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth French (02/26/02)
Ruth Marie French, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 24, 1914, in Hickory Ridge, Ark., daughter of William and Martha Wyatt Pendergrast. She and Henry Norris were married July 16, 1932, in Thebes, Ill. He died in 1966. She and Howard French were married in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1970...
Carl Krempasky (02/26/02)
BELKNAP, Ill. -- Carl M. Krempasky, 49, of Belknap died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill. Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Donna Fusilier (02/26/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Donna Lee Fusilier, 45, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at her home in Scott City. She was born Nov. 8, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Donald Lee and Barbara Dean Bernard Venable of Scott City. Donna worked as a heavy equipment operator for Teamsters Local 574. She was a member of Illmo Baptist Church in Scott City...
Shirley Knitter (02/26/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Shirley L. Knitter, 74, of Cairo died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Daystar Care Center. She was born March 23, 1927, in Cairo, daughter of Foster H. and Jennie Blackburn Barnes. She married Kenneth L. Knitter, who died in 1993. Knitter was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Cairo VFW Post 2649 Auxiliary...
Lester Myers (02/26/02)
Lester Lee Myers, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Sept. 23, 1920, at Old Appleton, Mo., son of Ray John and Josie Esther Schreiner Myers. He and Roberta Elnora Kinder were married Dec. 20, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 31, 1992...
Dorthy Kelley (02/26/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Dorthy J. Kelley, 76, of McClure died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 27, 1925, in Herrin, Ill., daughter of Elvis and Mayme L. Thompson Skaggs. She and Robert A. Kelley were married Nov. 25, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died Dec. 16, 1964...
Omega Casper (02/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Omega "Mickey" Tompkins Casper, 78, of Anna died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna and on Friday until time of services. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will be at the Anna Cemetery...
Dorothy Doherty (02/28/02)
Dorothy Ashley Huff Doherty, the wife of Dr. William T. Doherty, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at Montgomery General Hospital in Olney, Md. She was born July 2, 1918, at The Praesidio in San Francisco, Calif., daughter of Col. Sargent Prentiss Huff of Woodville, Miss., and the former Dorothy Ashley Holbrook of Washington, D.C...
Eddie Holly (02/14/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eddie Lee Holly, 59, of Cairo died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Second Baptist Church in Tamms, Ill. The Rev. James Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Alma Allmon (02/16/02)
SCOPUS, Mo. -- Alma Allmon, 96, of Henderson, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at Henderson Health and Rehab. She was born March 3, 1905, at Scopus, Mo. She married Harley Allmon, who preceded her in death. Allmon was a retired teacher and member of First United Methodist Church...
Frankie Allen (02/16/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Frankie M. Allen, 86, formerly of Neely's Landing, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services of Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1916, daughter of William and Nora Webb Myer. She and Burley F. Allen were married Oct. 19, 1931, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died Sept. 8, 1985...
Simon Graham (02/16/02)
Simon Elliot Graham was stillborn Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was the son of Edward Andrew Graham II and Lorie Bueter Graham of Marble Hill, Mo. Survivors include his parents; five brothers, Andrew, Corey, Austin, Casey and Tristen Graham of the home; paternal grandparents Eddie Graham of Marble Hill and Norma Graham of Leopold, Mo.; maternal grandparents Steve and Kay Bueter of Marble Hill; and a great-grandmother, Geneva Graham of Jackson, Mo...
Bobby Bollinger (02/16/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral for Bobby J. Bollinger of Jackson will be at 10 a.m. today at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home. The Rev. Vernon Long will officiate. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery. Bollinger, 67, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau...
Gladys Hartline (02/16/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- Gladys Gearing Hartline, 97, of Elco died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
William Absher (02/16/02)
William H. "Junior" Absher, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at his home. He was formerly of Dongola, Ill. Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna from 5-8 p.m. today. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery...
Loretta Hamilton (02/16/02)
Loretta D. Hamilton, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lewis Smith (02/16/02)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Lewis Smith, 87, of Wolf Lake died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Lillian Cruse (02/16/02)
Lillian E. Cruse, 89, of Albany, Ore., died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis, Ore. She was born July 25, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph Franklin and Mary Myrtle Moore Kimbel. She and Harvie Lee Cruse were married July 3, 1928, in Missouri. He died April 5, 1977...
Paul Deck (02/17/02)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Paul Robert Deck, 54, of Leopold died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo.
Loretta Hamilton (02/17/02)
Loretta Dora Hamilton, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 27, 1922 at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Otto Charles and Mamie Katie Westrich Scheeter. She and Clyde E. Hamilton were married Oct. 19, 1946, at St. Louis. He died Oct. 14, 2001...
Judith Miller (02/17/02)
Judith L. Miller, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau.
Edith Meyer (02/17/02)
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- Edith G. Meyer, 93, of Bonne Terre died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Mo. She was born Jan. 19, 1909, in Bisbee, Ariz., daughter of Fred and Marguerite Barbey Buscher. She was married to Louis F. Meyer, who preceded her in death...
Scott Waters (02/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wallace E. "Scott" Waters, 80, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 21, 1921, at Matthews, Mo., son of Leroy David and Effie Mainord Waters. He and Vivian Hogue Wake were married in November 1960. Waters received a degree in agri-business from the University of Missouri. He was vice president of Production Credit, and was mayor of Matthews 16 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Marie Brennecke (02/15/02)
Marie N. Schuette Brennecke passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, in Albuquerque, N.M. Marie was born Jan. 23, 1909, in Jackson, Mo. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Frances Clark and husband, Edward, of Albuquerque; a granddaughter, Catherine Stampe and husband, Anthony, of Grand Junction, Colo.; a grandson, James Clark and wife, Carrie, of Houston, Texas; and three great-grandchildren, Amy Stampe of Grand Junction, and Erica and Alex Clark of Houston...
Carolyn Gould (02/15/02)
Carolyn Gould, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 13, 1936, in Greene County, Ark., daughter of Robert and Vivian Tate. She married Rex W. Gould. Gould retired as a teacher from Dexter, Mo., schools. She was a member of West End Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau, Missouri State Teachers Association and Missouri Home Economics Association...
Glenn Eldridge (02/14/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Glenn Eldridge, 75, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1926, at Chaffee, son of John and Ethel Mae Carnell Eldridge. He and Mildred Crumbaugh were married Dec. 20, 1950. Eldridge was a retired mill superintendent and had worked at Cape Grain and C.G.B. in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and past master of Chaffee Masonic Lodge 615...
C.W. McEndree (02/14/02)
C.W. McEndree, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born May 17, 1916, in Xenia, Ill., son of Lewis and Alma Johnson McEndree. He and Melva Maurine Kerr were married Aug. 25, 1943, in Brookport, Ill...
Alexia Lewis (02/14/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alexia Janis Lewis, 11 months, of Sikeston died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at her home. She was born March 8, 2001, at Sikeston, daughter of Rick and Samantha Gibbs Lewis. Survivors include her parents; two brothers, Rick Lewis Jr. ...
Robert Hines (02/14/02)
Robert Hines, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joe Allmon (02/14/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Joe Eugene Allmon, 75, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 5, 1927, in Hickory Ridge, Ark., son of Everett and Rovilla Waddle Allmon. He married Marion Reed...
Gary Howell (02/14/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gary Lynn Howell, 38, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services of Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1963, at Farmington, Mo., son of Carl Dean and LaNelle Ruth Holmes Howell Sr. He and Clara May Cook were married July 21, 1997, in Scott City, Mo...
Lula Kiefer (02/14/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lula Kiefer, 86, of Perryville, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 11, 1915, in Bollinger County, the daughter of Harry and Sarah Crites Brotherton. She and Everett Kiefer were married Jan. 1, 1940, in Perryville...
Elsie Reynolds (02/14/02)
Mrs. Elsie Ellen Charlotte McLain Reynolds passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at the age of 86, at Green Park Residence Center in St. Louis. She was born in Cape Girardeau to Charles Augustus McLain and Avia Ellen Slinkard McLain May 16, 1915. She married Henry John Reynolds Jr., son of Henry J. Reynolds Sr. and Mary C. Donnelly Reynolds Nov. 23, 1939, at St. Vincent's Church. He preceded her in death in 1968...
Delores Mansell (02/15/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Delores Ann Mansell, 67, of Oran died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 22, 1934, in St. Louis, daughter of Robert and Mariam Phillips Scott Mansell. Mansell was retired from telephone sales with a window company in St. Louis...
Bobby Bollinger (02/15/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Bobby J. Bollinger, 67, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Mildred Harris (02/15/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mildred Idell Harris, 79, of Tamms died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at her home. She was born July 7, 1922, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of Gipson and Lula Vinson Tubbs. She married Robert Harris, who died in 1990. Formerly of Cairo, Ill., Harris was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Thebes, Ill...
Robert Hines (02/15/02)
Funeral for Robert C. Hines of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Sam Ramdial will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Sikeston, Mo. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Zelma Windeknecht (02/15/02)
Zelma Catherine Windeknecht, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 13, 1906, in Carterville, Ill., daughter of Frank and Cora Davie Damron. She and Frank P. Windeknecht were married Nov. 26, 1927, in Cape Girardeau. He died Oct. 28, 1992...
George Tuttle (02/17/02)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Lt. Col. George E. Tuttle, 80, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002. He was born Oct. 5, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, son of Samuel and Minnie Taylor Tuttle. He was a pilot and air traffic controller in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 22 years of service...
Gladys Hartline (02/17/02)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Gladys Earlene Hartline, 98, of East Cape Girardeau and formerly of Elco, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 20, 1903, at Delta, Ill., daughter of John and Sarah Bass Gearing...
Sally Hoehner (02/19/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Sally Ann Hoehner, 63, of Dongola died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Feb. 12, 1939, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Vernon Odell and Florence Elizabeth Lemler Weiss. She and B.W. Hoehner were married June 29, 1954. He died Feb. 7, 2002...
Ann Walker (02/19/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Ann Walker, 83, of Cobden died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born June 19, 1918, in Cobden, daughter of John L. and Rosa Alice Dillow Walker. Walker was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church...
Lela Mallicoat (02/19/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Lela Geraldine "Jeri" Mallicoat, 82, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 18, 1919, at Oriole, Mo., daughter of William and Maude Pierce Dunn. She married D.W. "Bud" Mallicoat, who died in 1980...
Goldie Hardin (02/19/02)
Goldie M. Moore Hardin, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born April 28, 1919, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of Douglas and Julie Marie Baker Moore. She and Alvie Elvis Hardin were married June 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 22, 1991...
Mary Bagbey (02/19/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary T. Bagbey, 93, of Mounds died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born April 24, 1908, in Cairo, daughter of William and Mamie Ritter Turner. She first married Zon Vick, who preceded her in death. She later married William R. Bagbey, who also preceded her in death...
Ida Adams (02/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ida P. Adams, 77, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Perry County, daughter of Henry and Ida Mae Tucker Guyott. She and William R. Adams were married June 10, 1945, in Perryville. Adams was a nurse aide, and member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
William Lane Jr. (02/19/02)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- William E. Lane Jr., 73, of Brazeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. He was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Brazeau, son of William E. and Orma Luckey Lane Sr. He and Katherine Hargis were married March 27, 1948. Lane was a retired farmer, and a lifetime member and elder at Brazeau Presbyterian Church...
Mary Statler (02/19/02)
Mary Margaret Statler, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 19, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Wilson E. and Doraretta Searcey Blumenberg. She was united in marriage to Burl R. Statler on March 21, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. He survives...
James Stokes (02/19/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- James Archie Stokes, 77, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, following a brief illness. He was born March 9, 1924, in Ratliff, Miss., son of the late Earl and Rachel Jackson Stokes. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theater during World War II on an aircraft carrier, the USS Hornet. He then served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a senior master sergeant after 25 years of service...
Jack Kinder (02/19/02)
Jack A. Kinder, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 12, 1913, in Scott City, Mo., son of Allen Thurman and Myrtle Emily Gross Kinder. He and Moxene Williamson were married Sept. 18, 1940, at Fredericktown, Mo. She died Oct. 17, 1986...
William Holley (02/19/02)
William "Dick" Holley, 76, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call Thursday, Feb. 21, after 11 a.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. The Rev. Grant Gillard will officiate...
Robert Haley (02/21/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Harold Haley, 88, of Anna died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1913, in Martin, Tenn., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Haley. He and Edna Davis were married May 18, 1942, in Wenatchee, Wash. She died Feb. 28, 1991...
Charles Uhr (02/21/02)
A memorial service for Charles Ivan Uhr of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church in Chaffee, Mo. The Rev. Vyron Yount will officiate. There is no visitation. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Gladys McCulley (02/18/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Gladys McCulley, 74, of Dexter was born Dec. 4, 1927, at Frakes, Ky., the daughter of the late George and Maggie Hatfield Partin, and passed away Feb. 16, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Gladys was a homemaker and was of the Full Gospel faith...
Geneva Leslie (02/18/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Geneva R. Leslie, 60, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at her daughter's home. She was born July 12, 1941, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Robert and Hazel Grindstaff Sawyer. She and the Rev. Rupert "Jack" Leslie were married June 10, 1959. He survives...
Paul Deck (02/18/02)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Paul Robert "Robbie" Deck, 54, of Leopold died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 13, 1947, at Glen Allen, Mo., son of Paul F. and Laura Christine Huskey Deck. He and Cecilia Jansen were married Aug. 7, 1971, at Leopold...
William Absher (02/17/02)
William H. "Junior" Absher, 80, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born May 19, 1921, in Anna, Ill., son of Benjamin H. and Edna Rushing Absher. He and Naomi R. Sowers were married July 20 1945, in Anna...
Rudolph Wibbenmeyer (02/17/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rudolph Joseph Wibbenmeyer, 87, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 10, 1914, in Biehle, Mo., son of Theodore F. and Louisa E. Meyer Wibbenmeyer. He and Virginia G. Ponder were married June 3, 1946, in Apple Creek, Mo. She died Sept. 12, 2001...
Lewis Smith (02/17/02)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Lewis Smith, 87, of Wolf Lake died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center. He was born Feb. 4, 1915, at Wolf Lake Ill., son of Rolla and Gertie Wilson Smith. He and Annie Sims were married Oct. 20, 1934, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Frankie Allen (02/17/02)
NEELY'S LANDING, Mo. -- Frankie M. Allen, 86, formerly of Neely's Landing, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 6, 1916, in Oriole, Mo., she was the daughter of William and Nora Webb Myer...
Steve Jeans (02/17/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Stephen "Steve" L. Jeans, 51, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at his home north of Jackson. Friends may call Monday, Feb. 18, between 6 and 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are pending at Grandview Funeral Home in Hannibal, Mo., with burial in Grandview Burial Park. The Rev. David Huck will officiate the service...
Richard Todt (02/18/02)
Richard C. Todt, 55, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, in Los Angeles, Calif. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Gladys Ernst (02/18/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gladys M. Ernst, 93, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 9, 1908, at Perry County, daughter of Ernst and Genevieve Tucker Moore. She and Gilbert A. Ernst were married June 9, 1922. He died Sept. 8, 1968...
Jack Kinder (02/18/02)
Jack A. Kinder, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which will be announced later.
James Driscoll (02/18/02)
James Oliver Driscoll, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1943, at New Madrid, Mo., son of James Thurman Driscoll and Mamie Zelma Price Driscoll. He was employed at Cape General Sign Co. and was a member of the painters' and allied trades international union...
David Reisinger (02/18/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- David L. Reisinger, 53, of Villa Ridge, Ill., and formerly of Carterville, Ill., and Cairo, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at the home of a sister. He was born July 30, 1948, at Cairo, son of Isom and Salome Schmaeng Reisinger. He worked as a corrections officer at the Federal Bureau of Prisons at Marion...
Betty Donley (02/18/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Betty Lou Donley, 60, of Chaffee died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 29, 1941, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of George and Beulah Yount Leadbetter. She and Buford Donley were married March 31, 1960. He died Dec. 20, 1991...
Charles Uhr (02/18/02)
Charles I. Uhr, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Hodge Noel (02/18/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Hodge Noel, 74, of Grand Chain, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at his home. He had worked at the Army Corps of Engineers Lock and Dam 53 at Olmsted. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Marshall Noel; three daughters, Beverly Clark of Karnak, Brenda Cheek of Paducah, Ky., and Barbara Ramage of Karnak; a son, Phillip Noel of Karnak; three sisters, Mary Cross, Ann Wagner and Virginia Brooks, all of Cadiz, Ky.; and nine grandchildren...
James Kaufman (02/21/02)
PEKIN, Ill. -- James Albert "Pepper" Kaufman, 75, of Pekin died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Pekin Hospital. He was born Dec. 22, 1926, in McClure, Ill., son of Albert Frank and Flona Helen Jackson Kaufman. He and Reva E. Colyer were married Sept. 16, 1948, in Piggott, Ark...