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Obituaries from March 2002

Floyd Porter III (03/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Floyd Porter III, 51, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at his home. He was born July 16, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Floyd and Lila M. Gray Porter Jr. Porter was a self-employed mechanic; had been an ironworker and worked on the construction of Callaway County Nuclear Power Plant at Fulton, Mo., and had also been a truck driver. He was a member of Steel Workers Union in St. Louis...
Doris McCall (03/11/02)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Doris Marie McCall, 75, of Glenallen died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Elder Care of Marble Hill in Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Dec. 22, 1926, at Festus, Mo., daughter of Lilburn and Lillie M. Huskey Becker. She and Albert J. McCall were married Nov. 22, 1946, at St. Louis. He died in 1993...
Eva Hanebrink (03/11/02)
Eva Ethel Hanebrink, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born June 20, 1914, at Rector, Ark., daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Bradsher Bucy. She and John Travis Hanebrink were married April 21, 1936, at Jonesboro, Ill. He died April 12, 1999...
Lucille Petitt (03/11/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Lucille Petitt, 61, of Olive Branch died Friday, March 8, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 29, 1940, at Los Angeles, Calif., daughter of Reyes and Rsilia Ytuarte Fuentes. She and Freddie H. Petitt were married May 23, 1981, at Los Angeles...
Mildred Graden (03/11/02)
Mildred Graden, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Burial will be at 3 p.m. today in Trinity Lutheran church cemetery in Egypt Mills, Mo. The Rev. Douglas Breite will officiate. Full obituary will follow in Tuesday's paper. Arrangements are being handled by Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel...
Charles Glueck (03/10/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Charles C. Glueck, 87, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2002, at his home in Jackson. Friends may call between 4-7 p.m. today at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, followed by burial in Russell Heights Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Henrichs will officiate...
Meredith Lee (03/10/02)
Luther Meredith Lee, 92, of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, March 8, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 19, 1909, son of Luther and Tessie Fisher Lee. He and Joanna Herndon were married Sept. 3, 1955. Lee was a longtime banker in Sikeston, where he worked at Bank of Sikeston and Tri-County Bank, for a total of 55 years...
Golda White (03/10/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Golda Janette White, 77, of Chaffee died Friday, March 8, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 29, 1924, at Nash, Mo., daughter of Frank and Clara Walton Stidham. She and Eugene White were married April 27, 1957. He died April 17, 1996...
Iris Zelle (03/10/02)
Iris Wyneva Zelle, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 7, 2002. She was born Feb. 28, 1912, in Coatsville, Mo., daughter of Logan and Ada Biles Rose. She was a retired waitress, having worked at both Sunny Hill and Pfisters Restaurants. Zelle was a Girl Scout leader for 12 years and also taught Sunday school for many years at Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was a member...
Judy Robert (03/11/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Judith Marie "Judy" Robert, 56, of Kelso died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo.
Ervin Bodenschatz (03/11/02)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Ervin J. Bodenschatz, 93, of Old Appleton died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo.
Richard Walker (03/11/02)
ARAB, Mo. -- Richard Walker, 57, of Arab died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stephens Cemetery near McGee, Mo...
Mildred Graden (03/12/02)
Mildred Mary Graden, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 24, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jacob Busch and Clara Maevers Graden. Graden had worked at St. Francis Medical Center and VIP Industries. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Norman Boshera (03/12/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Norman L. Boshera, 78, of Jonesboro died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. He was born Oct. 29, 1923, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Sam and Della Brothers Boshera. He and Phyllis Farris were married Sept. 10, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
Bernard Hayden (03/12/02)
Bernard L. Hayden, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. He was born June 7, 1920, at Fancy Farm, Ky., son of John and Bessie Toon Hayden. He first married Margaret Williet in 1939, who preceded him in death. He and Clareita Curtis were married in 1946. She died in 2000...
Gary Buckner (03/11/02)
READING, Pa. -- Gary G. Buckner, 43, of Reading died unexpectedly Friday, March 8, 2002, in Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He was born in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., on Oct. 18, 1958, son of James R. and Janet M. Cooke Buckner. He was employed as a fabrication manager by Penske Racing in Reading and attended Calvary Bible Fellowship Church in Sinking Spring, Pa...
Twila Hansen (03/11/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Twila Marie Hansen, 75, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 30, 1926, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Harry and Ruby Hopkins Hindman. She and Jesse Frankin Hansen were married July 1, 1950. He died Dec. 22, 1998...
Corena Dumey (03/11/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Corena J. Dumey, 93, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, Mo. She was born Jan. 1, 1909, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of John and Katherine Schmidt Schaeffer. She and Eugene W. Dumey were married Nov. 7, 1926. He died Oct. 5, 1995...
Evelyn Moran (03/11/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Evelyn P. Moran, 82, of Perryville died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 13, 1919, at Menfro, Mo., daughter of Henry C. and Rosina Knoll Popp. She and Leonard H. Moran were married March 1, 1945. He died Dec. 23, 1980...
Earl Feltz (03/11/02)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Earl L. Feltz, 90, of St. Mary died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 21, 1912, at Perry County, Mo., son of Grover and Sadie Thieret Feltz. He and Helen Michie were married in 1952. She died Sept. 2, 1984. Feltz was a farmer in both agriculture and livestock. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the VFW...
James Boomer (03/10/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- James B. Boomer, 86, of Anna died Friday, March 8, 2002, at Union County Hospital. He was born Oct. 17, 1915, in Johnson County, son of Fred and Annie Miles Boomer. He and Evelyn Pitts were married Aug. 31, 1933, in Jonesboro. He worked as a truck driver and was a member of the Teamster local. He was a member of the Gospel Kingdom Church of Jonesboro...
Wanda Griffith (03/10/02)
Wanda G. "Sis" Griffith, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 21, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John and Clemie Ann Brown Beckett. She and Kenneth Griffith were married Feb. 7, 1948...
Eva Hanebrink (03/10/02)
Eva Hanebrink, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn chapel.
Burl Fox (03/09/02)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Burl D. Fox, 73, of Alto Pass died Friday, March 8, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born Oct. 6, 1928, near Alto Pass, son of Louie and Ruby Lyerla Fox. He and Imogene Baltzell were married March 11, 1950, in Murphysboro...
Wilma Statler (03/09/02)
Wilma Lorene Statler, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 17, 1912, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Martin and Cora Lape Hampton. She married Clyde M. Statler, who died Feb. 24, 1956. Statler was a member of Southside Baptist Church...
Fletcher Hill (03/09/02)
Fletcher B. Hill, 64, of Springfield died Friday, March 8, 2002, at Springfield Rehabilitation and Healthcare. He was born Feb. 9, 1938, in Omaha, Neb., son of James Brown and Della Patterson Hill. He and Lucille King were married June 29, 1968, in Cape Girardeau...
James Boomer (03/09/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- James Boomer, 86, of Anna died Friday, March 8, 2002, at Union County Hospital. Hileman and Parr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Morse (03/09/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles W. Morse, 61, of Anna died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at his home. He was born March 17, 1940, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of John and Pearl Smith Morse. He and Starr Rich were married Aug. 2, 1997, in Jonesboro, Ill. Morse was a factory worker and attended Oasis of Grace Church...
Charles Glueck (03/09/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Charles C. Glueck, 87, of Jackson died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home at Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Oliver Martin Jr. (03/09/02)
ST. MARY'S, Mo. -- Oliver J. "Buddy" Martin Jr., 70, of St. Mary's died Friday, March 8, 2002, at his home. He was born April 18, 1931, at Ozora, Mo., son of Oliver J. and Estella Slater Martin Sr. He and Maxine Barger were married April 14, 1956, in St. Louis...
Vernon Cooper (03/08/02)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Vernon Robert Cooper, 87, of Bloomfield died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Aug. 21, 1914, at Zadock, Mo., son of Charlie and Victoria Pope Cooper. He and Vercie May Dunivan were married Aug. 15, 1940, near Swinton, Mo...
James Wendel (03/09/02)
James F. Wendel, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Onawa, Iowa, son of Peter and Dora Lillian Wendel. He and Bonnie Barks were married in February 1972 in Advance, Mo. Wendel served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. He owned and operated Wendel Home Improvement...
Frank McNier (03/09/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frank McNier, 77, of Anna died Friday, March 8, 2002, at City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. He was born Jan. 21, 1925, in Carbondale, Ill., son of David Frank and Mildred Frances Mayhew McNier. He and Mildred Batson were married Aug. 12, 1948. She died April 2, 1992...
Leonard Bittle (03/09/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Leonard C. Bittle, 92, of Anna died Friday, March 8, 2002, at City Care Center. He was born May 9, 1909, at Alto Pass, Ill., son of Walter and Cora Lingle Bittle. He and Helen Frances Friese were married Nov. 14, 1936, in Murphysboro, Ill...
Lucille Petitt (03/10/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Lucille Petitt, 61, of Olive Branch died Friday, March 8, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel.
Shirley Ripperdan (03/10/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Shirley "Gene" Ripperdan, 65, of Sikeston, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., and Clinton, Ky., died Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at Sikeston Health Care. He was born April 14, 1936, in East Prairie, son of the late Muriel Ripperdan Cole and stepson of the late Sam Cole...
Georgia Marchildon (03/09/02)
Georgia Tenkhoff Marchildon, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 25, 1917, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of George and Margaret McCormick Mouser. She and Jerome Tenkhoff were married Feb. 13, 1943. He died July 1, 1983. She later married Holly C. Marchildon Jr. March 28, 1987, in Cape Girardeau...
Dorothy Whitener (03/09/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dorothy D. Whitener, 86, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 30, 1915, in Advance, Mo., daughter of David W. and Dora A. Elfrank Dysinger. She and Myron Whitener were married Feb. 24, 1940...
Mattie Smith (03/09/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Mattie Marie Gore Busher Smith, 76, of Scott City died Friday, March 8, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 17, 1925, at Bragg City, Mo., daughter of Peter Wilhelm and Lillie May Isaacks Gore. She and Frank W. Busher were married Aug. 9, 1941, at Benton, Mo. He died in 1986. She and Dewey Smith were married in 1969 in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 16, 1984...
Harry Skinner (03/09/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Harry Lloyd Skinner, 79, of National City, Calif., died Friday, March 1, 2002. He was born Oct. 22, 1922, at Jackson, Mo., son of Harry S. and Bertha Clingingsmith Skinner. He and Violet Niswonger were married Feb. 20, 1943, in St. Louis...
George Campbell Jr. (03/09/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for George Thadeus Campbell Jr. of Sikeston will be held at 2 p.m. today at Blanchard Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Adams will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Campbell, 63, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis...
Audy Powell (03/09/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Graveside service for Audy Powell of Sikeston will be held at 1 p.m. today at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Jerry Hickson will officiate. Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel after 11 a.m. Powell, 85, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Dorothy Whitener (03/08/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dorothy D. Whitener, 86, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 30, 1915, in Advance, Mo., daughter of David W. and Dora A. Elfrank Dysinger. She and Myron Whitener were married Feb. 24, 1940...
Kenneth Dickson (03/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kenneth Earl Dickson, 72, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Sikeston, son of Robert J. and Earline Jones Dickson. He and Lova Simmons were married Oct. 24, 1959, in East Prairie, Mo...
Robert Hope (03/15/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Robert J. Hope, 84, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 21, 1918, at Pocahontas, Mo., son of James Robert and Bertha Thompson Hope. He and June Barber were married Feb. 21, 1946, at Pocahontas...
Opal Brimm (03/15/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Opal Brimm, 82, of Anna died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Union County Hospital. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Esther Leible (03/15/02)
Esther Leible, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Elmwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Maryville, Ill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Chester Davis (03/15/02)
CAMBRIA, Ill. -- Chester C. Davis, 77, of Cambria died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born July 10, 1924, in Little Grassy Township, Ill., son of William Arthur and Stella Cox Davis. Formerly of Union County, Davis retired as manager of Red Carpet Car Wash in Carbondale. He had also farmed...
Tressa Warren (03/15/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Tressa Mae Warren, 63, died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born July 1, 1938, in St. Louis, daughter of Levi A. and Edith Wells. Warren had been a cook at Southside Cafe, and was a child care provider 10 years. She was a member of New Life Christian Center and Grace Outreach Ministries...
Barbara Scott (03/15/02)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Funeral for Barbara Ann Scott of Arnold, Mo., will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Cotrell Funeral Chapel in Poplar Bluff. The Rev. Glenn Rehkop will officiate. Burial will be in Poplar Bluff City Cemetery. Scott, 53, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis...
Gary Herren (03/15/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gary Herren, 54, of Anna died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Irene Brandes (03/15/02)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Irene P. Brandes, 84, died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at the Fountainbleau Lodge. Born Dec. 6, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of Charles and Martha Lueders Kassel. On Nov. 14, 1940, she was married to Walter, "Cleve" Brandes. He died July 19, 1991...
Dolores Burns (03/15/02)
Dolores Agnes Burns, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. She was born May 21,1932, in St. Louis, daughter of Walter and Catherine Egan LaTurno. She and Charles A. Burns were married Aug. 17, 1957, in St. Louis. He died Oct. 8, 1992...
Raymond Morgan (03/15/02)
Charles Raymond Morgan, 82, of Landrum, S.C., widower of Faye Elizabeth "Betty" Dill Morgan, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Greenville Memorial Medical Center in Greenville, S.C. A native of Greenville County, S.C., he was the son of the late Willie and Isabelle Davis Morgan...
Robert Nicolaides (03/16/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert E. "Bob" Nicolaides, 87, of Anna died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1914, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Dan and Mae Norris Nicolaides. He and Zoe Ann Murphy were married April 13, 1957. She died Nov. 13, 1993...
Agnes Hopke (03/16/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Agnes Wilhelmina Hopke, 98, of Scott City died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 8, 1903, in Graysboro, Mo., daughter of Axel Tycho and Hannah Grant Davis Kjer. She and George Adolph "Doc" Hopke were married Aug. 11, 1925. He died May 30, 1955...
Gary Herren (03/16/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Funeral for Gary Rocco Herren of Anna will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Gospel Assembly Church. Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna after 5 p.m. today. Herren, 54, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, from injuries received in an automobile accident on Route 146 East...
Opal Brimm (03/16/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Funeral for Opal V. Brimm of Anna will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Jimmy Keller and Kevin Bourland will officiate. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and Monday until time of service...
William Lynn (03/16/02)
William Hector Lynn, 71, of Jackson, Mo., died Friday at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 14, 1931, at Stewart County, Tenn., son of William H. and Nellie Mae Satterwhite Lynn. He and Patty V. Kern were married. Lynn was a machinist for 30 years for McDonnell Douglas in St. ...
Cynthia Sturm (03/16/02)
Cynthia Sturm, 38, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 15, 2002, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo.
Elmer Perry (03/16/02)
Elmer J. Perry, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 15, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 16, 1920, at Jackson, Mo., son of Henry and Minnie Farrow Perry. He and Helen O'Howell were married Nov. 20, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. Perry worked on the river several years. He then was foreman of the waste water disposal facility with the city of Cape Girardeau 15 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Fox Hunter Association, Red Star Baptist Church and VFW Post 3838...
Esther Leible (03/16/02)
Esther M. Leible, 92, of Maryville, Ill., died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Elmwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Maryville. She was born Jan. 24, 1910, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of James and Anna McCauley. She and Philip J. Leible were married May 14, 1938, at Perryville. He died Aug. 25, 1997...
Gertrude Carnell (03/16/02)
DELTA, Mo. -- Gertrude Gentry Carnell, 94, of Slocomb, Ala., died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at the home of a daughter. She was a native of Arkansas. She married John Herman Carnell, who preceded her in death. The Carnells lived at Delta and owned and operated Carnell's Cafe 11 years. They moved to Hudson, Fla., and then to Ozark, Ala., in 1974. She attended Logan Road Baptist Church...
Aldon Kincy (03/14/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Aldon Kincy, 77, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 10, 1925, at Dexter, son of Howard and Ella Temples Kincy. He and Lenora Cato were married Nov. 7, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. To this union six sons were born...
Dolores Burns (03/14/02)
Dolores A. Burns, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Heartland Care Center. Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Oma Raney (03/14/02)
Oma Amanda Raney, 88, of Fordyce, Ark., died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at Dallas County Nursing Home in Fordyce. She was born Sept. 25, 1913, in Dallas County, daughter of Butler and Tonie Nutt Green. She married John Dekalb Raney, who preceded her in death...
Zeb Taylor (03/12/02)
James Edward "Zeb" Taylor, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Loretta, Tenn., son of James David and Emma Alice Pugh Taylor. Taylor had been a cook in a St. Louis restaurant. He was a member of VFW Post 3838...
Richard Walker (03/12/02)
ARAB, Mo. -- Graveside service for Richard "Toby" Walker of Arab will be held at 11 a.m. today at Stephens Cemetery near McGee, Mo. Ruth Doublin will officiate. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo., is in charge of arrangements. Walker, 57, died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Judy Robert (03/12/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Judith Marie Robert of Kelso will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday 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 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Vernice Wilson (03/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vernice Wilson, 83, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 7, 1919, in Hagarville, Ark., daughter of James H. and Orla Rowbotham Freed. She and Guy Wilson were married Oct. 23, 1938, in New Madrid, Mo...
Carl Fisher (03/12/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Carl Gene Fisher, 68, of St. Peters, Mo., died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles, Mo. He was born May 6, 1933, at Oran, son of Eugene and Pearl Fisher. Fisher retired from General Motors in St. Louis, where he was a tractor mechanic 30 years. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in St. Charles and United Auto Workers...
Margaret Saittia (03/12/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Margaret Saittia, 95, of Dongola died Monday, March 11, 2002, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill. She was born Nov. 20, 1906, in River Falls, Wis., daughter of Frank and Anna Johnson Merta. She married Dominick Saittia. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Georgia Lingle of Anna; a son, Thomas Mouzakis of Indianapolis, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren...
Irene Self (03/12/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Irene M. Self, 89, of Jackson died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Monticello House. She was born June 30, 1912, at Hilderbrand, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Riehl Ruch. She and John J. Self were married Aug. 13, 1938. He died Aug. 9, 1992...
Wesley Bright (03/12/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Wesley Bright, 86, of Jackson died Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Adella Scheffer (03/12/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Adella Marie Scheffer, 83, of Chaffee died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 3, 1919, in Sopoka, Okla., daughter of Wendolyn and Laura Gerst Heisserer. She and Lawrence Edward Scheffer were married Sept. 28, 1940. He died May 8, 1993...
Melvin Meier (03/12/02)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Melvin E. Meier, 82, of Farrar died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo. He was born Jan. 24, 1920, at Farrar, son of Joseph and Katharine Mahnken Meier. He and Helen Biester were married April 23, 1950. She died March 27, 1988...
Ervin Bodenschatz (03/12/02)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Ervin J. Bodenschatz, 93, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo., from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, Mo...
Anna Draughon (03/14/02)
SIKESTON, MO. -- Anna Draughon, 102, of Sikeston, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 12, 1899, in Gulfport, Miss., daughter of Robert and Evva Lightfoot Colquhoun. She and Harris N. Draughon were married May 17, 1921. He died April 3, 1978...
Paul Hoffmeister (03/14/02)
Paul R. Hoffmeister, 77, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born June 1, 1924, in Jackson, Mo., son of August and Minnie Hoffmeister. He married Louise Proctor, who died Dec. 23, 1987. Hoffmeister owned and operated Mr. Paul's Beauty Shop. He was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral...
Bonnie Poe (03/14/02)
Bonnie Poe, 57, of Seminole, Okla., died Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 21, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George Ulan and Irene Marie Ervin Adams. She and Donald Poe were married June 21, 1963, in Cape Girardeau. Poe was co-pastor of Seminole Foursquare Church with her husband, and had worked at an information handling service in Denver, Colo. She was a member of Seminole Foursquare Church...
Charles Bright (03/13/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Charles Wesley Bright, 86, passed away Monday, March 11, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Jeff Sippy will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau...
W.E. Smith (03/13/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- W.E. "Wib" Smith, 79, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Feb. 17, 1923, in Marquand, Mo., he was the son of George and Lillie Newell Smith. On Sept. 19, 1942, he was married to Rose Marie Keller. In his early life, Smith drove a coal truck for Virgil Johnson of Leachville, Ark. In January 1943, he joined the U.S. Army and served in World War II. After his discharge in December 1945, he went to work in the timber industry until his retirement...
Dwight Stotts (03/13/02)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Dwight D. Stotts, 45, of Sturdivant died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 23, 1956, at Advance, Mo., son of Chester and Lottie Rogers Stotts. Survivors include his mother, Lottie Meese of Sturdivant; three sons, Dwight, John and James Stotts, all of Sturdivant; two brothers, Larry Stotts of Sturdivant, Jeff Rogers of Zalma, Mo.; five sisters, Karen Shirrell and Denise Cato of Zalma, Joan Wall of Brownwood, Mo., Debbie McCall of Sturdivant, and Kim Buehler of Gipsy, Mo.. ...
Ruby Frazier (03/13/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruby May Frazier, 94, of Sikeston died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born March 10, 1908, in New Madrid County, daughter of John and Melvina Launius Wren. She first married Troy Clifton Carr, then Walter Laymon, and later Lee Frazier. All preceded her in death...
Catherine Sherer (03/13/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Funeral for Catherine Sherer of Anna will be held at 11 a.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Robert Goins will officiate. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service...
Beulah Lee (03/12/02)
Beulah Lee, 92, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was born Jan. 13, 1910, in Cherry Valley, Pa., daughter of Charles Wesley and Augusta Schiffer Starner. She and James P. Lee were married Jan. 1, 1933...
Mary Griffaw (03/04/02)
DUMAS, Ark. -- Mary L. Griffaw, 70, of Dumas died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Dumas. She was born April 16, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joe and Beulah Koelzer. She was married to Lindy P. Griffaw. He preceded her in death. Griffaw was a beautician at Daisy's Beauty Shop in Cape Girardeau before moving to Dumas in the early 1980s. She was employed by the Dumas School Cafeteria and a member of the Holy Child Catholic Church...
Andrew Enderle (03/03/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Andrew John Enderle, 88, of Chaffee died Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 9, 1913, in Chaffee, son of Peter and Katie Gosche Enderle. He and Christine Backfisch were married Aug. 13, 1938. She died Aug. 21, 1999...
Dorothy Scott (03/03/02)
FORISTELL, Mo. -- Dorothy C. Scott, 90, of Foristell, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Cross Roads Regional Hospital in Wentzville, Mo. She was born April 26, 1911, in Springfield, Mo., daughter of William Edward and Grace Williams Crone...
Fred Fritzinger (03/03/02)
Fred Fritzinger, 74, of Kirksville, Mo., and formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. He was born Oct. 6, 1927, at Anna, son of Fred and Vernetta Medlin Fritzinger. He was a member of the First Methodist Church in Anna and the Methodist Men's Club. ...
Carl Westbrook (03/03/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Carl F. "Jim" Westbrook, 87, of Jonesboro died Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center. He was born April 7, 1914, in Union County, son of Francis and Cora Ann Lowery Westbrook. He and Ruby Mae Benson were married Jan. 18, 1935. She died April 2, 1999...
Dorothy Knehans (03/02/02)
Dorothy Seabaugh Knehans, 90, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg, Mo. She grew up in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. O.L. Seabaugh, and sister of Dr. William O.L. Seabaugh and Annabelle Watkins, all deceased...
Hess Porter (03/02/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Hess Porter, 88, of Benton died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 25, 1913, in Morley, Mo., the son of W.C. Porter Sr. and Floy Elizabeth Randol Porter. He married Margaret Adams on Nov. 15, 1939, at Benton United Methodist Church in Benton...
Norman Cook (03/02/02)
Norman Eugene Cook, 67, of Troy, Tenn., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Melvin Clarence and Clara Mae Wilder Cook. He and Pat Hammonds were married March 17, 1990. Cook was a riverboat captain with Midland Enterprises...
William Hull Sr. (03/02/02)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- William "Bill" Hull Sr., 72, of Wolf Lake died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born July 17, 1929, in Mitchell, Ill., son of William Henry and Alma Blanche Beacock Hull. He and Barbara Pearson were married July 17, 1984...
Walter Gibbs (03/03/02)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Walter I. Gibbs, 74, of Alto Pass, missing since Dec. 11, 2001, was pronounced dead Friday, March 1, 2002, in Mississippi County near Charleston, Mo. He was born Jan. 31, 1928, in Jonesboro, son of Arthur E. and Fannie Day Gibbs. He and Linda Bradley were married Nov. 29, 1968, in Granite City, Ill. She survives...
Irene Bailey (03/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Irene Bailey, 87, of Anna died Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Sarah Busch Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Ill. She was born Dec. 14, 1914, in Pope County, Illinois, daughter of John Ross and Elizabeth King Conley. She and Harry Bailey were married Dec. 28, 1932, in Eddyville, Ill. He died April 4, 1992...
James Black (03/03/02)
James Randy Black, 76, of Granite City, Ill., died Friday, March 1, 2002, at a daughter's residence in Charleston, Mo. He was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Bear Springs, Tenn., son of Homer and Edna Watts Black. He and Mildred Geraldine Jones were married Oct. 29, 1949. She died March 27, 1993...
June Linder (03/04/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- June Linder, 61, of Dongola died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Meryl Dunn (03/04/02)
Meryl Dyer Dunn, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 9, 1927, at Moscow Mills, Mo., daughter of Luther and Mary Hill Dyer. She was married to Harry F. Dunn. Dunn was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Herman McIntyre (03/04/02)
Herman McIntyre, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, Mo. He was born June 12, 1918, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Marvin Franklin and Della Mae McNeal McIntyre. He and M. Maxine Goehman were married Dec. 23, 1941, at Jackson. She died Dec. 16, 1997...
Annie Hileman (03/04/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Annie Marie Penninger Hileman, 88, of Anna died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born Jan. 7, 1914, in Lick Creek, Ill., daughter of Charles L. and Bertha Ann Corbit Penninger. She and Fred G. Hileman were married Sept. 23, 1933, in Lick Creek. He died Feb. 20, 1998...
Louise Friese (03/04/02)
Mildred "Louise" Friese, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 7, 1931, in Ancell, Mo., daughter of Homer Charles and Ida Adeline Kern Davis. She and Norval Melford Friese were married Dec. 24, 1949, in Illmo, Mo...
Louise Propst (03/03/02)
Florence "Louise" Propst, age 72, passed away Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call today between 4 and 8 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape. Funeral service will be Monday, March 4, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Snyder Cemetery near Millersville. Dr. Derek Staples will officiate...
Sarah Wachter (03/03/02)
Sarah Kathleen "Dickie" Wachter, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Heartland Care and Rehabilitation. She was born Oct. 3, 1914, in Gravel Mill, Mo., the daughter of Grover Daniel and Cornellia Elizabeth Lessley Slinkard. On Jan. 19, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, she was married to R.M. "Mutt" Wachter. He died Jan. 31, 2001...
Norman McElreath (03/03/02)
Norman Wesley McElreath, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born July 3, 1917, at Whitewater, Mo., son of Gerald Clyde and Catherine Elizabeth Andrews McElreath. He and Marie E. Exler were married Nov. 20, 1945, in Cape Girardeau...
Gerald Bahr (03/02/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gerald B. Bahr, 45, of Perryville died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 30, 1956, in Perryville, the son of Bernard E. and Rose Mary Manning Bahr. He was a carpenter. He is survived by four brothers, Joseph Bahr of Perryville, William Bahr of Cape Girardeau, Emil Bahr of St. ...
Norman McElreath (03/02/02)
Norman Wesley McElreath, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born July 3, 1917, at Whitewater, Mo., son of Gerald Clyde and Catherine Elizabeth Andrews McElreath. He and Marie E. Exler were married Nov. 20, 1945, in Cape Girardeau...
Dessie White (03/02/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Dessie White, 78, of Chaffee died Friday, March 1, 2002, at her home. She was born in Clarksville, Ark., the daughter of Marion and Isandria Gilliam Jones. She married William "Ed" White on June 21, 1941. He survivies. She was a homemaker and member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Ida Wimberley (03/01/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ida Lou Wimberley, 64, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 27, 1937, in Prairie, Miss., daughter of William and Isa Bell Coplin Dodds. She and Oneal Wimberley Sr. were married Jan. 14, 1965, in Wickliffe, Ky...
Bonnie Lindgren (03/01/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Graveside service for Bonnie Jean Lindgren of Brownsburg, Ind., formerly of Thebes, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes. The Rev. Carl Fisher will officiate. Crain Funeral Home of Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Marie Prewett (03/01/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Marie Maxine Prewett of Benton will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton. The Rev. Normand Varone will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens at Morley, Mo. Friends may call at the chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Ann Forbes (03/01/02)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Ann Forbes, 88, of Lakeside, Calif., formerly of New Hamburg, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at her home. She was born in 1914, daughter of Louis and Mary Schwartz Gosche. She first married Muriel Wright. She later married Darryl Forbes, who died July 26, 1999...
Robert Johnson (03/01/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Paul Johnson, 53, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 3, 1948, in Mississippi County, son of Tom and Clara Loretta Hale Johnson. He and Paula Thurman Meeks were married March 13, 1968...
Fred Fritzinger (03/01/02)
Fred Fritzinger, 74, of Kirksville, Mo., and formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, in Kirksville, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Patrick Conrad (03/01/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Patrick Conrad, 62, of Benton died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Emma Cobb (03/01/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Emma Lou Cobb, 77, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Chaffee, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at home. Born Oct. 21, 1924, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., she was the daughter of Alonzo S. and Garnett Still Perdue. On May 6, 1940, in Oran, she was married to Gilbert Cobb. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker...
May Henry (03/01/02)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- May B. Henry, 95, formerly of Sedgewickville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington, Ind. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo., from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sedgewickville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jimmie Corbin and the Rev. James N. Brice Jr. will officiate. Interment will be in Sedgewickville Cemetery...
Frieda Fiedler (03/01/02)
NEW WELLS, Mo. -- Frieda E. Fiedler, 85, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The Rev. Walter Patzwitz will officiate. Interment will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at Egypt Mills, Mo...
Vera Brown (03/02/02)
WYATT, Mo. -- Vera Jeff Brown, 90, of Wyatt died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born July 3, 1911, in Tupelo, Miss., daughter of William and Leona Jones Houston. She and Wallace Brown were married Oct. 28, 1929. He died May 10, 1991...
Ella Hightower (03/02/02)
Ella Irma Hightower, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born May 15, 1930, in Cape Girardeau to Coley and Effie Walker Squires. She married Charles Hightower, who preceded her in death in 1982...
Patrick Conrad (03/02/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Patrick Kendall "Pat" Conrad of Benton will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Unity Baptist Church. The Rev. Dennis Lowe will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church...
Phyllis Colley (03/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Phyllis Colley, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at her home. She was born March 2, 1921, in Sanford, Maine, daughter of Harold Woodman and Iris Mace Treadwell. She and Leonard Colley were married June 27, 1944, in New York City...
Hazel Duhaime (03/02/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Hazel L. Duhaime, 82, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Jackson Manor. She was born Aug. 30, 1919, at Neelys Landing, Mo., daughter of Edward and Mae A. Littleton Gohn. She and Arthur T. Duhaime were married in 1951. He died Jan. 26, 1986...
Louise Propst (03/02/02)
Louise Propst, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Morrison (03/02/02)
Ruth W. Morrison, 89, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at South Point Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Fred Brown (03/02/02)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Fred R. Brown, 90, of Bernie died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. He was born Aug. 26, 1911, at Dexter, son of Charles B. and Carrie Blankenship Brown. He and Daisy Pyle were married July 26, 1994, at Dexter...
Virginia Tanner (03/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia Tanner, 82, formerly of Sikeston, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Bertrand Retirement Center in Bertrand, Mo. She was born April 19, 1919, at Sikeston, daughter of Harrison William and Lila N. Holder Darter. She and Hurshel W. Tanner were married Sept. 21, 1937, in Sikeston. He died July 1, 1968...
Russell Jackson (03/01/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Russell Keith Jackson, 67, of Dexter died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 17, 1934, at Kennett, Mo., the son of John F. and Grace Davis Jackson. He married Vaudine Goodrich on June 19, 1956, at Hernando, Miss. She survives...
Iris Zelle (03/08/02)
Iris Wyneva Zelle, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Summers (03/07/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- William Lowell Summers, 85, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Monticello House. He was born July 10, 1916, at Bell City, Mo., son of William Oliver and Emma Winkleman Summers. Summers had been a barber, and had worked on the assembly line at General Tire Co. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of Lakeville Lodge 489 at Bell City...
Robert Yarber (03/07/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Yarber, 82, of Sikeston died Monday, March 4, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1920, in Oxford, Miss., son of Robert and Lottie Green Yarber. He first married Arebelle Yarber. He and Melodie Gesling were married Feb. 25, 1980...
Sister Helen Rolwing (03/07/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Sister Helen Rolwing, 81, of Charleston died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Charleston Manor. She was born Feb. 10, 1921, in Charleston, daughter of Otto J. and Ethel Newcum Rolwing. Rolwing entered the novitiate of the Ursuline Sisters in 1939 and pronounced her first vows in 1942...
Marie Rinehart (03/07/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Funeral for Marie Rinehart will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Hileman and Parr Funeral Home. The Revs. Joe Aldridge and Verlee Eaker will officiate. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 11 a.m. Friday...
Jennie Thompson (03/07/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jennie Thompson, 98, of Cairo and formerly of Sandusky, Ill., died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Mound City National Cemetery, with the Rev. Ronnie Mack officiating...
Mary Fritzen (03/06/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mary Lucille Fritzen, 80, of Bisbee, Ariz., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Sierra Vista Regional Health Center in Sierra Vista, Ariz., following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 10, 1921, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of the Rev. Charles E. and Mildred G. Corbin. She and Richard W. Schroeder were married April 1, 1945, at Lutesville. He died Oct. 11, 1962. She later married Henry Fritzen in 1975, who died in 2000...
Hester Hendrix (03/06/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hester D. Hendrix, 97, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 21, 1905, at Yount, Mo., daughter of Ruben and Effie Kennon Edmond. She and Andrew Hendrix were married Aug. 7, 1922. He died June 27, 1978...
Edna Young (03/06/02)
Edna Young, 82, of Springfield, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 1, 2002, in Springfield. She was born Dec. 9, 1919, in Issaquena County, Miss., daughter of Jimmy and Grace Bradford. Young moved from Cape Girardeau to Springfield about a year ago...
Ruth Morrison (03/07/02)
Ruth Morrison, 89, of Maple Heights, Ohio, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at South Point Hospital in Warrensville Heights, Ohio. She was born Aug. 9, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Hinton Wesley and Grace Davis Lee. She and Richard Joseph Morrison were married in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 26, 1977...
Physician challenges state's medical malpractice law (03/07/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Gilbert Joseph LeClere, 55, of Scott City died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 5, 1946, in St. Louis, son of Russell E. and Iona Gertrude Doza LeClere. LeClere had been a police officer at Scott City and a truck driver with Danny Gilder and SEMO Box Co...
Louis Sackberger (03/07/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Funeral for Louis E. Sackberger of Cairo will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. Dr. Derek Staples will officiate. Burial will be in Beechwood Cemetery at Mounds, Ill. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Friday...
Charles Morse (03/08/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles Morse, 61, of Anna died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at his home. Hileman and Parr Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Harry Skinner (03/08/02)
Harry Lloyd Skinner, 79, of National City, Calif., and a native of Jackson, Mo., died Friday, March 1, 2002. He was born Oct. 22, 1922. He is survived by his wife, Violet Skinner. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He retired as a master chief after 38 years in the Navy...
Georgia Marchildon (03/08/02)
Georgia Tenkhoff Marchildon, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 25, 1917, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of George and Margaret McCormick Mouser. She and Jerome Tenkhoff were married Feb. 13, 1943. He died July 1, 1983. She later married Holly C. Marchildon Jr. March 28, 1987, in Cape Girardeau...
Gene Forbes (03/08/02)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Gene A. Forbes, 80, of Mound City died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Meridian Manor Nursing Home in Mounds, Ill. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Henry Lynn (03/08/02)
WYATT, Mo. -- Henry Lynn, 96, of Wyatt died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born June 16, 1905, in Senatobia, Miss., son of George and Lourie Lynn. He first married Arleayera Lynn, who preceded him in death. He later married Bular Collins...
Pauline Cantrell (03/07/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Pauline Augusta Cantrell, 90, of McClure died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 3, 1912, in Stubblefield, Ill., daughter of Charles and Alma Schooley Middleton. She married Mack Cantrell, who died Nov. 7, 1963...
Bobby Rayford (03/07/02)
Bobby Joe Rayford, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Maude, Miss., son of John E. and Janie McFarland Rayford. He and Clanteen Brown were married in 1971 in Memphis, Tenn...
Lyman Stevens (03/07/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Lyman Stevens, 78, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 29, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lyman and Clara Schrader Stevens Sr. He and Maxine Morton were married April 14, 1946...
Lloyd Sichling (03/06/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Lloyd L. Sichling, 76, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 31, 1925, at Grand Chain, Ill., son of Irving Earl and Martha Ellen File Sichling. He and Violet Hofer were married July 1, 1949...
Marie Rinehart (03/06/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Marie Rinehart, 98, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. Hileman and Parr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Cope (03/06/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Margaret Francis Cope, 60, of Scott City died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 30, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Alvin Ray and M. Madeline Bader Stoffregen. She and Daniel Jessie Cope were married July 25, 1957, in Cape Girardeau...
Jennie Thompson (03/05/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jennie Thompson, 98, of Cairo died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Massie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gladys Pearson (03/05/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Gladys F. Pearson, 89, of Cobden died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at City Care Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1912, in Union County, daughter of Monroe and Melissa Skinner Tucker. She and Willard F. Pearson were married May 1, 1961, in Anna, Ill. He died Sept. 14, 1998...
Clara Neader (03/05/02)
Clara Neader, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 25, 1929, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of William T. and Della Miskell Matney. She married Boyd Neader, who preceded her in death. Survivors include her mother of Cape Girardeau; and a brother, Lawrence Matney of Advance, Mo...
Eureda Hendershott (03/05/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Eureda May Hendershott, 52, of Jackson died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 19, 1949, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Warren and Eureda Robinett Powers. She and Marshall Hendershott were married Sept. 15, 1969, at Sikeston. He died May 16, 2001...
Claudine Lorch (03/05/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Claudine M. Lorch, 81, of Advance died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 4, 1920, in Advance, daughter of Oscar and Nelle Cawthon Tippett. She and Leonard J. Lorch were married May 14, 1940. He died Feb. 20, 2001...
Sarah Wachter (03/04/02)
Sarah Kathleen "Dickie" Wachter, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Heartland Care and Rehabilitation. She was born Oct. 3, 1914, in Gravel Mill, Mo., the daughter of Grover Daniel and Cornellia Elizabeth Lessley Slinkard. On Jan. 19, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, she was married to R.M. "Mutt" Wachter. He died Jan. 31, 2001...
Arvella Steimle (03/04/02)
Arvella P. Steimle, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 2, 1912, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of John and Bertha Bles Dumey. She and the late Edward Steimle were married April 28, 1936, at Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Oct. 14, 1982...
Alpha Brune (03/04/02)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Mrs. Alpha Alfonda Brune, 93, passed away March 1, 2002, at Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center in Farmington. She was born Jan. 15, 1909, in Daisy, Mo., daughter of Arnold and Bertie "Brown" Drum. Also preceding in death were her husband, Roscoe Paul Brune; son, Roscoe Donald Brune; sister, Alma Doggett; brothers, Wilson Drum, J.R. Drum and one in infancy; son-in-law, Gary Giles; and great-grandson Joshua Brune...
Clara Neader (03/04/02)
Clara Matney Neader, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Full obituary to follow on Tuesday. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Clinton Fulton (03/05/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Clinton Ray Fulton, 71, of Oak Ridge died Monday, March 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 29, 1931, at Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Louis Ray and Ona Caroline Yount Fulton. He and Patsy Sue Hartle were married Oct. 10, 1964, at Patton, Mo...
Augie Talley (03/05/02)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- Augie H. Talley, 78, of Brownwood died Monday, March 4, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1923, at Zalma, Mo., son of Benjamin and Stella Deckard Talley. He and Betty Jo Lemons were married March 21, 1981, at Gipsy, Mo. Talley was a retired self-employed mechanic. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Brian Rickman (03/06/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Brian W. Rickman, 25, of Benton died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Nov. 11, 1976, at Dexter, Mo., son of Charles Edward and Peggy Darlene Williams Rickman. Rickman had been a welder at Wheeler's Trailer Co. at Morley, Mo...
Marilyn Bennett (03/06/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Marilyn Jean Bennett, 57, of Tamms died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 16, 1945, in Thebes, Ill., daughter of Richard and Zelva Dunning Bennett. Bennett was a member of Freewill Baptist Church at Olive Branch and Wetaug Homemakers Extension Club...
Gilbert LeClere (03/06/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Gilbert J. LeClere, 55, of Scott City died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Chester Simmons Jr. (03/06/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Chester Simmons Jr., 74, of Pasadena Hills, Mo., died Monday, March 4, 2002. He was born Dec. 14, 1927, in Fornfelt, Mo., son of Alene Bollinger and Chester Simmons Sr. He was awarded 17 citations during his 20-year career in the U.S. Army...
Louis Sackberger (03/06/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Louis E. Sackberger, 74, of Cairo died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Thelma Ward Moore (03/05/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Thelma Ward Moore, 85, of Kelso died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 26, 1916, in Randles, Mo., daughter of William A. and Hattie Paralee Harmon Sledge. She married Ralph S. Ward on March 25, 1935. He preceded her in death Jan. 27, 1970. She later married Alvin Moore on Feb. 10, 1973. He preceded her in death March 7, 1996...
David McSwain (03/05/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- David Lee McSwain, 54, of St. Louis died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 13, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of James Lee and Mary Magdalen Burger McSwain. He married Cheri Lynn McKee Jan 1, 2002, at Commerce, Mo...
Warren Strack (03/05/02)
Warren H. Strack, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 4, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 20, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry A. and Louise M. Bertling Strack. He and Margaret P. Welker were married Aug. 22, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
Marilyn Linder (03/05/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Funeral for Marilyn June Linder of Dongola will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. Stan Chism will officiate. Burial will be in Christian Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and Thursday until time of service...
Effie Stephens (03/26/02)
MCGEE, Mo. -- Effie C. Stephens, 82, of McGee died Monday, March 25, 2002, at the home of a daughter in McGee. She was born May 14, 1919, in Fair Oaks, Ark., daughter of William "Bill" and Effie Wells Wymer. She and Elza Stephens were married Feb. 11, 1937, at Zalma, Mo. He died Dec. 19, 1995...
Maggie Steger (03/25/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Margaret Cornelia "Maggie" Steger, 51, of Scott City died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 11, 1950, at St. Louis, daughter of Dennis Eugene Sr. and Goldie McBride La Croix. She and Malvin Leslie Steger were married Feb. 15, 1970. He died May 17, 1978...
Agnes Speck (03/25/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Agnes Speck, 88, of Jackson, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.
Betty Davis (03/25/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Betty L. Davis, 74, of Cairo died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Charleston Manor Nursing Home in Charleston, Mo. She was born Nov. 26, 1927, at Birdspoint, Mo., daughter of the late Harry and Gertrude Riggs Franklin. She was married to Frank Davis. He died in 1965...
Morris French (03/25/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Morris Ellison French, 90, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 30, 1911, at Crossville, Ill., son of Fred and Vera Lena Endicott French. He and Gwendolyn Moore were married July 27, 1940, at Chaffee, Mo...
Rose Goins (03/25/02)
BELKNAP, Ill. -- Rose Orange Goins, 67, of Belknap died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at the Hillview Care Center in Vienna, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Alva Corzine (03/26/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Alva Ivan Corzine, 85, of Dexter died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Crowley Ridge Care Center. He was born Jan. 28, 1917, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of John Wesley and Elizabeth Jackson Corzine. He and Hattie Marie Hutchcraft were married May 30, 1935, at Dexter. She died Oct. 23, 1985. Corzine farmed until 1945. He moved to Benton Harbor, Mich., where he worked in construction until retiring in 1981. He then moved back to Dexter...
Tincy McDowell (03/26/02)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Funeral for Vivian "Tincy" McDowell of Wappapello will be at 10 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo. The Rev. Randy Thomas will officiate. Burial will be in Sikeston Memorial Park Cemetery. McDowell, 71, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at her home...
Leah Hinck (03/26/02)
Leah F. "Dickie" Hinck, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 7, 1916, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Wilson and Ethel Smith Jones. She and Lawrence R. Hinck were married Aug. 8, 1935, in Cairo, Ill. He died Oct. 14, 1996...
Agnes Speck (03/26/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral for Agnes Speck of Jackson will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The Rev. Ronnie Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until time of service...
Patsy Powers (03/26/02)
Patsy I. Powers, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Algie Houston (03/27/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Algie L. Houston Sr., 67, of Cairo, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Friends may call from 9-10 a.m., Thursday at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Adell Anderson officiating...
Stephanie Grupas (03/27/02)
Stephanie C. "Connie" Grupas, 84, of O'Fallon, Mo., died Monday, March 25, 2002, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born Jan. 3, 1918, in St. Louis, daughter of Joseph and Margaret Sandrowski. She married Albert M. Grupas, who preceded her in death...
Minnie E. Sides (03/27/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Minnie Sides, 82, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
George Mackey (03/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- George Wiley Mackey, 74, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Mark Schrader (03/25/02)
Mark Schrader of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Van Rader (03/25/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Van Rader, 82, of Karnak died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.
Alma Stammer (03/24/02)
Alma T. Stammer, 81, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at her home in Cape Girardeau. Born March 5, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of Fred and Minnie Geringer Stammer. Stammer worked as a bookkeeper for Montgomery Ward for more than 30 years. She also managed the former Catholic Information Center for a number of years...
Loretto Brey (03/22/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Loretto "Sis" Brey, 94, of Cairo died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 12, 1907, in Cairo, daughter of George and Dora Fitzgerald Brankel. She married William Milton "Pots" Brey, who died in 1961...
Mollie Hayden (03/22/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mollie J. Hayden, 92, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1909, in Perry County, daughter of James Baxter and Chloe Bell Rhyne Sides. She and Elmer Joseph Hayden were married April 8, 1939. He died June 21, 1975...
Jane Roberts (03/22/02)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- Jane E. Roberts, 63, of Buncombe died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Marion, Ill. She was born July 23, 1938, in Anna, Ill., daughter of John and Ethel Norris Sanders. Roberts operated a tavern and was an antique dealer. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 3455...
Willard Bechel (03/22/02)
Willard M. Bechel, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 15, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert Joseph and Ethel E. Rhodes Bechel. He and Rosely L. Kistner were married Jan. 7, 1937, at Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Lee Fuist (03/22/02)
Lee Vaccaro Sciortino Fuist died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge. Mrs. Fuist was the widow of Edward Fuist; dear mother of Jan Rigdon (Denis) of Cape Girardeau, Ben Sciortino (Mary) of Wichita, Kan., and the late David Fuist; mother-in-law of Linda Fuist of St. ...
Leon Gosnell (03/23/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Leon Gosnell, 69, of Chaffee died on Friday, March 22, 2002, at his home. He was born on July 9, 1932 at West Frankfort, Ill., son of Odus Harold and Anita Bertha Hess Gosnell. He was a retired mechanic, having worked for Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee and then Florsheim Shoe factory in Chaffee...
Louis Brewer (03/23/02)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Louis Edward Brewer, 75, of Carbondale died Friday, March 22, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 22, 1926, in Perryville, Mo., son of Edward Louis and Stella Ann Bass Brewer. He and Georgia Anne Hensley were married Dec. 26, 1953. She died May 18, 1982. He and Rita Eckenfels were married Jan. 15, 1985...
Mildred Stubbs (03/23/02)
Mildred Stubbs, 73, of Antioch, Calif., died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Valley Manor in Concord, Calif. She was born Jan. 25, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jim and Rosetta Statler Cato. Stubbs was a licensed practical nurse 11 years. She had lived in Antioch four years...
Mildred Thrower (03/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mildred Thrower, 85, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1917, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of L.R. and Alpha Baker. She and A.C. "Jr." Thrower were married Aug. 19, 1934, in Blytheville, Ark...
Cleveland Salley (03/23/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Funeral for Cleveland Salley of rural Ullin will be at 1 p.m. today at Bell Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Joe Keith will officiate. Burial will be in Israelite Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. until time of service...
Wesley Haertling (03/23/02)
Wesley T. Haertling, 61, of Lansing, Kan., died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was born Feb. 10, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert and Anita Leimbach Haertling. Haertling was a supply and procurement officer at Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kan. He was named Employee of the Year in 1998...
Margaret Steger (03/24/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Margaret Steger, 51, of Scott City died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.
Christine Gibson (03/24/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Christine M. Gibson, 81, of Wyatt, Mo., died Friday, March 22, 2002, at the Charleston Manor. She was born Jan. 17, 1921, in Arkansas, daughter of William and Dora James. She and Raymond Harold Gibson were married Aug. 10, 1946. He died Jan. 19, 1986...
Helen McCommons (03/24/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Helen McCommons, 91, of Dongola died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1911 in Dongola, daughter of David and Dezia Grear Hinkle. She and Russell McCommons were married May 29, 1928. He died June 7, 1999...
Shirley Withrow (03/22/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Shirley Jean Sadegh Withrow, 62, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Sikeston, daughter of James Richard and Myra Aliene Adcock Hill. She and Ted Withrow were married July 1, 2000...
Mark Schrader (03/27/02)
Funeral for Mark S. Schrader of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Matthews will officiate. Burial will be in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery. There is no visitation. Schrader, 42, died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at his home...
Marjorie Baugher (03/30/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Marjorie J. Baugher, 72, of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Friday, March 29, 2002, at the home of a daughter. She was born Dec. 30, 1929, in Pontiac, Mich., daughter of John and Nora Cooley Miller. Baugher owned and operated Margie's Flower Shop in Tamms 16 years. She moved to Edwardsville in February 2000...
Gene Dirickson (03/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Wilbur Gene Dirickson of Sikeston has been changed to 1 p.m. today at Blanchard Funeral Chapel. The Revs. Steve Vester and Dewayne Coleman will officiate. Burial will be in New Morley Cemetery at Morley, Mo. Dirickson, 69, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Lonnie Long (03/30/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lonnie Long, 25, of Anna died Friday, March 29, 2002, in Anna. He was born Sept. 27, 1976, in Cairo, Ill., son of Leroy Ray and Donna Graves Long Jr. He married Michelle Wall. Survivors include his wife of Jonesboro, Ill.; a son, Timothy Long of Jonesboro; his mother, Donna Bishop of Anna; his father of Anna; three sisters, Shleena Brooks of Olive Branch, Ill., Tammy and Tracie Long of Breckenridge, Ky.; three brothers, David Long of Anna, Edward and Timothy Richter of Chipley, Fla.; and his paternal grandfather, Roy Long of Perks, Ill.. ...
Ricky Dirickson (03/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Ricky Lee Dirickson of Sikeston will be held at 1 p.m. today at Blanchard Funeral Chapel. The Revs. Steve Vester and Dewayne Coleman will officiate. Burial will be in New Morley Cemetery at Morley, Mo. Dirickson, 42, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Edward Saffell (03/30/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edward "Ed" Saffell, 74, of Perryville died Friday, March 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1927, in Mississippi County, Ark., son of Floyd and Mattie Clark Saffell. He and Oleen Hemmann were married Aug. 5, 1950. Saffell retired as a lead technician at Emerson Electric in St. Louis. He was a member of American Legion Post 133...
Virginia Webb (03/30/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Virginia Webb, 82, of El Campo, Texas, formerly of Anna, died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at El Campo Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 23, 1919, in Ullin, Ill., daughter of Nile and Lutie Siebert Wood. Webb was a dietary worker 33 years at Choate Mental Health. She was a member of First Christian Church in Anna, Union County Home Extension, Business and Professional Women and had been a hospice volunteer...
Orval Ozment (03/31/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Orval Glenn Ozment, 78, of Olive Branch died on Friday, March 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 2, 1924, at Cairo, Ill., son of Roy and Minnie Marie Wilson Ozment. He and Martha Mixen were married Oct. 1, 1941...
Bettye Wagner (03/31/02)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Bettye Lou Wagner, 84, of Bertrand died on Friday, March 29, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born on Feb. 8, 1918, in Graves County, Kentucky, daughter of Harris and Annie Josephine Jones Spieght...
Zelma Treece (03/31/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Zelma Ruth Treece, 80, of Anna died Saturday, March 30, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
Homer Cooper (03/31/02)
Homer Cooper, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 30, 2002. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Lynn Deimund (03/31/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Lynn M. Deimund, 94, formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, March 30, 2002, at Fountainbleu Lodge. Arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City.
James Rauh (03/31/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James H. Rauh, 70, of Perryville died Friday, March 29, 2002, in St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 16, 1931 in St. Louis, son of Cecil H. and Ruth Nesslein Rauh. A U.S. Army veteran, Rauh had served during the Korean War and belonged to American Legion Post 133 and VFW Post 4282...
Clarence Thompson (03/31/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Clarence Ed Thompson, 68, of Jackson died Friday, March 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Abundant Life Church in Gordonville, Mo., with the Rev. David Butler officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kerns Chapel Cemetery near Poplar Bluff, Mo., with a Missouri Military Honors graveside service...
Eula Bollinger (03/31/02)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Eula Bollinger, 88, of Sedgewickville died on Saturday, March 30, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 6, 1913 at St. Mary, Mo., daughter of Douglas and Nettie Luckey Nelson. She and Everett J. Bollinger were married Nov. 28, 1936. He died Feb. 13, 1994...
John Blankenship (03/30/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- John Blankenship, 80, of Advance died Friday, March 29, 2002, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born May 4, 1921, at Braggadocio, Mo., son of James L. and Mary K. Phillips Blankenship. He and Edith Nash were married Jan. 7, 1950, in Advance...
Michael Gunning Jr. (03/30/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Michael W. Gunning Jr., 75, of Tamms died Friday, March 29, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 22, 1927, in Tamms, son of Michael Walter and Melba Sims Gunning Sr. He and Gladys Marie Penry were married Aug. 5, 1945. She died March 5, 2000...
Edward Hanna (03/30/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Edward W. Hanna, 83, of Cairo died Friday, March 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 15, 1918, in Cairo, son of Albert and Anna Coury Hanna. He was the owner of Hanna Sign Co. in Cairo before his retirement. ...
Margaret Buchheit (03/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret T. Buchheit, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 6, 1912, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Daniel B. and Anna Leible Winkler. She and Andrew Phillip Buchheit were married Feb. 24, 1930. He died June 27, 1969...
Robert Gross (03/27/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Robert W. Gross, 76, of Jackson died Monday, March 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 28, 1925, at Gordonville, Mo., son of William and Emma Hager Gross. He and Laverne Matthews were married July 28, 1950, at Gordonville...
Michael Westrich (03/27/02)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Michael Emanuel Westrich, 86, of New Hamburg died Monday, March 25, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born June 16, 1915, at New Hamburg, son of Joseph and Sophia Gosche Westrich. He and Betty June Walker were married Feb. 27, 1943, in Ontario, Calif. She died March 16, 2002...
Patsy Powers (03/27/02)
Patsy Imogene Powers, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 10, 1942, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of William Anderson and Ines Irene Patterson Swallows. She and Chester D. Powers were married Aug. 10, 1962, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Cletus Hotop (03/28/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cletus A. Hotop, 82, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Feb. 13, 1920, at McBride, Mo., son of Anton "Tony" and Louise Pingel Hotop. He and Rosalee Blanc were married June 30, 1945. Hotop was superintendent at Tower Rock. ...
Donald Barker (03/28/02)
GLEN ALLEN, Mo. -- Donald E. Barker, 64, of Glen Allen died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 10, 1938, at Hornersville, Mo., son of James Elbert and Bertha Gertrude Goad Barker. Barker owned a real estate business a number of years in Aurora, Ill...
Shirley Wheatley (03/28/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Shirley Wheatley, 66, of East Prairie died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born April 27, 1935, in Anniston, Mo., son of Clyde and Fannie Mae Griffith Wheatley. He and Marjorie Mae Dodge were married Oct. 6, 1956, in Corinth, Miss...
George Lackey (03/28/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- George Wiley Lackey, 74, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at his home. He was born July 28, 1927, in Little Rock, Ark., son of Charles A. and Lela Johnson Lackey Sr. He first married Rachel Millner, who died June 17, 1995. He and Juanita Maness were married Feb. 14, 1998, at Fisk, Mo...
Minnie Sides (03/28/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral for Minnie E. Sides of Jackson will be held at 2 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The Revs. Barry Winders and Luther Rhodes will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Fruitland, Mo. Friends may call at the funeral home from 8:30 a.m. until time of service...
Juanita Knight (03/28/02)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Juanita E. Knight, 77, of Gipsy died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 11, 1925, at Risco, Mo., daughter of Herman and Lula Crafton Jones. She and Ralph Knight were married April 11, 1942, at Portageville, Mo...
Rosemary Murphy (03/28/02)
Rosemary Murphy, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born June 5, 1924, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Delmar D. and Ora Choate Abernathy. She and Walter Murphy were married Feb. 13, 1943. Mrs. Murphy was a graduate of Lutesville High School. She was a waitress in St. Louis a number of years, moving to Cape Girardeau in July 2001...
George Heise (03/29/02)
George H. Heise, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born May 3, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ernest J.F. and Leona Huey Heise. He and Lillian Marie Maevers were married Dec. 21, 1939, at Egypt Mills, Mo. She died March 14, 2000...
Jeannie Smith (03/29/02)
WYATT, Mo. -- Graveside service for Jeannie Thomas Smith, formerly of Wyatt, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston, Mo. Bill Bradley will officiate. McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements. Smith, 85, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo...
Gene Dirickson (03/29/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wilbur Gene Dirickson, 69, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 25, 1933, in Scott County, Mo., son of Claude and Wilma Madden Dirickson. He and Wanda Ford were married Nov. 13, 1955, at Morley, Mo...
Dean Goodson (03/31/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Friedrich "Dean" Goodson, 64, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call between 4-8 p.m. Monday, April 1, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be Tuesday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery at Fruitland. There will be a military honors service at the graveside. The Rev. David Schaffner will officiate...
Delphine Longinette (03/17/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Delphine E. Longinette, 79, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 15, 2002, at Missouri Baptist Hospital. She was born Dec. 24, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph and Pauline Seyer. She was married to Louis V. Longinette, who preceded her in death...
Jim Mosier (03/19/02)
Jim Mosier, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home. He was born in Pleasant View, Tenn., son of Jessie and Naomi Mayo Mosier. He and Betty Sue Presley were married Oct. 3, 1967, in Sharp, Ky. She died June 23, 1998. Mosier had a transportation consulting business and also worked as manager for a trucking company in Columbus, Ohio. He worked at Edwards Transportation in East Prairie, Mo., many years...
Floyd Martin (03/19/02)
Floyd Martin, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Bell (03/19/02)
Robert Junior Bell, 38, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gail Pickett (03/19/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Emily Gail Pickett, 54, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Monday, March 18, 2002, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Tom Reeves (03/19/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Tom Reeves, 88, of Dongola died Monday, March 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 29, 1913, in Bardwell, Ky., son of Samuel Fount and Kathryn Denton Reeves. He and Eulita Penrod were married Nov. 24, 1938. Reeves was one of three managers that began organizing and served as a board member of Southern Illinois Power Cooperative. He worked at Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative from 1946-80, serving as manager more than 25 years...
Ben Hennemann (03/19/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ben Hennemann, 88, of Benton died Monday, March 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 14, 1913, at Schalls, Mo., son of Theodore and Mary Balsman Hennemann. He and Luvina Winkler were married Nov. 24, 1936. She died May 14, 2000...
Billie Sander (03/19/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Wilma Billie Sander, 79 of Frankfort, Ky., formerly of Scott City, died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehab in Frankfort. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Harvey Kiefer (03/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harvey V. "Tud" Kiefer, 84, of Perryville died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born April 5, 1917, in Perryville, son of Andrew H. and Albertine A. Feltz Kiefer. He first married Margaret Sandlin Oct. 16, 1935. She died April 3, 1955. He and Rita A. L'Hote were married Dec. 27, 1982...
Harry Deimund (03/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harry W. Deimund, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. He was born Oct. 19, 1918, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of George and Clara Bangert Deimund. He and Anna M. Phillips were married Oct. 18, 1941...
William Sturgeon (03/19/02)
William A. Sturgeon, 55, of Ferguson, Mo., died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Fred L. and Mildred Howell Sturgeon. Sturgeon moved to Ferguson 12 years ago from Oran, Mo. Survivors include a brother, Fred Sturgeon; two sisters, Judith Osseck of St. Johns, Mo., and Carolyn Boling...
Donnie Hyslip (03/19/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Funeral for Donnie Ray Hyslip of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Carl Addison will officiate. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery at Dogwood, Mo., with full military honors. Hyslip, 52, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at his home...
Michael Woods (03/19/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- A memorial service for Michael R. Woods of Jackson will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Patterson United Methodist Church in Patterson, Mo. Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont, Mo., is in charge of arrangements. Woods, 50, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home...
Charles Guiling (03/19/02)
Charles Guiling, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 18, 2002, at his home. He was born July 21, 1939, in Lilbourn, Mo., son of Curtis and Lillian Fowler Guiling. He and Joel Whitledge were married Aug. 31, 1957, in Mississippi. Charles was an independent dealer 25 years with Snap-on Tools, retiring in 1999. He attended Lynwood Baptist Church...
Lee Fuist (03/20/02)
Lee M. Fuist of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born in St. Louis, daughter of Silvestro and Rosalia Pona Vaccaro. She married Edward Fuist, who died April 24, 1974. Fuist was a bookkeeper and auditor for a certified public accountant and a volunteer at Southeast Missouri Hospital Gift Shop. ...
Cynthia Sturm (03/18/02)
Cynthia Darlene Sturm, 38, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 15, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 3, 1964, at Chicago, Ill., daughter of Kenneth Pace and the late Linda Hebert Pace. She and Ronald Keith Sturm were married Feb. 10, 1993, at Las Vegas, Nev...
Robert Henard (03/18/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Michael "Mike" Henard, 49, of Anna died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born March 17, 1952, in Bartonville, Ill., son of Robert and Dorothy Houghlan Henard. His parents preceded him in death...
Ada Huston (03/18/02)
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Ada Rose Huston, 93, of Metropolis, formerly of Perks, Ill., died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at the Magnolia Manor Care Center in Metropolis. She was born July 29, 1908, at Evensville, Ind., daughter of Lafe and Hattie Taylor Christian. She was first married to David Rose and then to Edgar Huston. Both preceded her in death...
Mary Blechle (03/17/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Magdalena "Lena" Blechle, 95, of Perryville died Friday, March 15, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 11, 1906, in Biehle, Mo., daughter of Anton and Agnes Biehle Schemel. She and John M. Blechle were married May 23, 1936. He died March 12, 1966...
Ada Huston (03/17/02)
PERKS, Ill. -- Ada Rose Huston, 93, of Metropolis, Ill., formerly of Perks, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at the Magnolia Manor Care Center in Metropolis. Arrangements are pending at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Mary Behner (03/17/02)
MARSHALL, Ill. -- Mary E. Pulver, 93, of Clark County, Ill., died Thursday, March 14, 2002, in Marshall. She was born July 12, 1908 in Clark County, daughter of James and Naoma Pulver. She and W. Paul Behner were married Jan. 10, 1932. He died Oct. 2, 1986...
Lee Fuist (03/17/02)
Lee M. Fuist, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at the Fountainbleau Lodge. Funeral plans are pending at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Juanita Neal (03/17/02)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Juanita Neal, 80, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 15, 2002, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 27, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, and had lived in Jonesboro since 1958. She was married to L.J. Neal, who died in 1997...
Evelyn Sikes (03/17/02)
Evelyn Geraldine Sikes, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 15, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born June 1, 1924, in Flat River, Mo., daughter of Frank G. and Josie Davis-Johnson. She and Paul Sikes were married Aug. 14, 1943. He died June 21, 1994...
Bernice Loesel (03/17/02)
Bernice E. Loesel, 94, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Gir-ardeau. She was born Jan. 28, 1908, in Perryville, daughter of Adolph and Martha Mehner-Bock. On July 31, 1932, she married Rev. Berthold J. Loesel, who lives at the Lutheran Home...
Beulah Herron (03/18/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Beulah Herron, 91, of Mounds died Thursday, March 14, 2002, at Beverly Heath Care in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill. Funeral will be at noon Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Leroy Lockridge officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park...
Floy Rhodes (03/18/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Floy N. Rhodes, 89, of Advance died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. She was born April 14, 1912, at Bell City, Mo., son of Seth P. and Lena Palfreeman Overbey. She and the late Louis Storey were married March 31, 1928. She and the late Bill Rushing were married July 18, 1949. She and Charles Rhodes were married Jan. 1, 1980. He died March 24, 1992...
Loren Jackson (03/18/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Loren E. Jackson, 83, of Advance died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home. He was born April 19, 1918, at Cape Girardeau, son of James Marvin and Mary Ann Smith Jackson. He and Elva Watkins were married June 15, 1954, at Jackson, Mo...
Betty Westrich (03/18/02)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Betty June Westrich, 77, of New Hamburg died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 4, 1925, at Pasadena, Calif., daughter of Frank Henery and Ethel May Fusselman Walker. She and Michael Emmanuel Westrich were married Feb. 27, 1943, at Ontario, Calif...
Arlene Dumey (03/18/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Arlene Dumey, 72, of Scott City died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 2, 1929, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Curtis William and Bertha Thedora Pfefferkorn LeVan. She and Henry Albert Dumey were married Nov. 22, 1948. He died Sept. 5, 1994...
Winford Griffith (03/18/02)
Winford Griffith, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 15, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 27, 1937, at Cape Girardeau, son of Wesley and Della Griffith. Griffith was a member of the Assembly of God. He was a decorated Navy Seal, a member of the Eagles, lifetime member of VFW Post 3838, former reserve police officer, member of the Teamster Union and a 32nd degree Master Mason...
Earl Brucker (03/18/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Earl J. Brucker, 72, of Chaffee died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home. He was born June 1, 1929, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Ambrose and Frances Rose Kirchdoerfer Brucker. Brucker was a self-employed dairy farmer for 53 years. He was a member of the Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810...
Albert Barrow (03/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Albert Hugh Barrow, 69, of Jackson died Monday, March 4, 2002. He was born Nov. 27, 1932, in Patton County, Ga., son of Coy H. and Marie Albert Barrow. He and Hazel Pauline Gold were married April 11, 1951, in Miami, Fla. Barrow operated heavy equipment in construction many years...
Floyd Martin (03/20/02)
Graveside service for Floyd Martin of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fairmount Cemetery. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Martin, 87, died Monday, March 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 21, 1914, at Canalou, Mo., son of Fred O. and Bertha Cowen Martin. He married Etta M. Jackson, who died April 9, 1973...
Nell Avery (03/21/02)
Nell Avery, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marianna Obermiller (03/21/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Marianna Obermiller, 84, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born Dec. 31, 1917, in Jackson, daughter of Theodore and Ethel Davis Obermiller. Obermiller was a graduate of Jackson High School and Northwest Missouri State University...
Lila Rubel (03/21/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Lila Pauline Rubel, 84, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Henry Bolin (03/21/02)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. - Funeral for Henry Warren Bolin of Poplar Bluff, was held Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Cotrell Funeral Chapel in Poplar Bluff. The Rev. Kurt Schuermann officiated. Burial was in Kinsey Cemetery in Butler County, near Harviell, Mo...
Wesley Sharp (03/21/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Wesley Lee Sharp, 84, of Olive Branch and formerly of Grand Chain, Ill., died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at his home. He was a member of the Ohio Chapel United Methodist Church in Grand Chain. He was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 160 at Murphysboro, Ill...
Michael Stephens (03/21/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Michael Ray Stephens, 55, of Scott City died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 7, 1947, in St. Louis, son of Charles Zenith and Violet Lorena Allen Stephens. He and Diane Gulley were married Feb. 13, 1965, in Cape Girardeau...
Ed Seabaugh (03/21/02)
Ed Seabaugh, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born June 18, 1909, at Daisy, Mo., son of Julius and Effie Friese Seabaugh. He and Marie Lacy were married in 1933 in Blytheville, Ark. She died May 4, 1976...
David Lukefahr (03/22/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- David LeRoy Lukefahr, 48, of Perryville died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 29, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of LeRoy and Patsy Oehl Lukefahr. He and Karen D. Conrad were married Aug. 22, 1987. Lukefahr was a fleet manager at Buchheit Trucking, and a farmer. He was a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church...
Garnett Sanders (03/22/02)
Garnett R. Sanders, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Berea Hospital in Berea, Ky. He was born Jan. 6, 1924, at Commerce, Mo., son of Jesse Richman and Alice Loftin Sanders. He and June E. Cotner were married March 18, 1944, at Scott City, Mo...
Lila Rubel (03/22/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Lila Pauline Rubel, 84, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born on May 16, 1917, at Rienzi, Miss., the daughter of Clarence H. and Minta Jane Michael. She married Claude Ervin Rubel on Aug. 24, 1971, at Benton, Mo. He died Dec. 21, 1995...
Sadie Trentham (03/22/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Sadie Sarah Abernathy Trentham of Marble Hill died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 86 years, two months and 22 days. She was born Dec. 25, 1915, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Noah and Mary Kirn Abernathy. She and William E. Trentham were married Aug. 7, 1932...
Anne Norris (03/22/02)
HUMESTON, Iowa -- Anne Norris, 57, of Humeston and formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 18, 1944, in Cairo, Ill., the daughter of Tim and Wanda Essex Campbell. They survive. She married Marty Norris on June 15, 1968. He survives...
Erna Wittke (03/22/02)
ALPENA, Mich. -- Erna Leona Wittke, 95, of Alpena and formerly of Pocahontas, Mo., died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at the Greenview Tendercare Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 10, 1906, in Pocahontas, the daughter of Emmanuel and Maria Haberfellner Schoen. She married the Rev. Gastav Wittke at St. John Lutheran Church in Pocahontas on June 21, 1931. He was pastor at the church, and she was the organist...
Lena Guard (03/22/02)
Lena E. Guard, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 26, 1910, at Harviell, Mo., daughter of George W. and Cora Richardson Myrant. She and Paul H. Guard were married June 13, 1931, in Corning, Ark. He died Aug. 8, 1970. She and Fred Smith were married Dec. 4, 1976. He died Oct. 16, 1993...
William Buerck (03/21/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William A. "Bill" Buerck, 83, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 30, 1918, in Perry County, son of William and Amelia Wingerter Buerck. He and Lela R. Buchheit were married Oct. 1, 1949, at Perryville...
Billie Sander (03/21/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Funeral for Wilma Ida "Billie" Sander of Frankfort, Ky., will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Eisleben Lutheran Church. The Rev. Bob Azinger will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 5-8 p.m. today, and Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church...
Molly Hayed (03/21/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Molly J. Hayed, 92, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1909, in Perry County, daughter of James Baxter and Chile Bell Rhine Sides. She and Elder Joseph Hayed were married April 8, 1939. He died June 21, 1975...
Ed Seabaugh (03/20/02)
Ed H. Seabaugh, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Garnett Sanders (03/20/02)
Garnett R. Sanders, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Berea Hospital in Berea, Ky. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mabel White (03/20/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mabel L. White, 67, of Marble Hill died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 14, 1934, at Marble Hill, daughter of Henry and Beulah Jacobs Fox. She married Firman "Duck" White, who preceded her in death...
Gail Pickett (03/20/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Funeral for Emily Gail Pickett of Jefferson City, Mo., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Larry Lawman will officiate. Burial will be in Lightner Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Janice Chuck (03/20/02)
Janice Chuck, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 18, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Everett and Mary Casper Earnhart. She and Joseph G. Chuck were married Aug. 7, 1976. Chuck had worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Anna, Ill. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church...
Opal Maack (03/20/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Opal Lee Maack, 89, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Aug. 16, 1912, at Parma, Mo., daughter of William L. and Nannie Jane Barker Smith. She and Thomas Maack were married Aug. 15, 1930, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died Dec. 1, 1980...
Lee Sharp (03/20/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Lee Sharp, 84, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at his home. Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Edward Claussen (03/20/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edward G. Claussen, 82, of Anna died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Illinois Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 6, 1919, in Newton, Ill., son of Edmund and Mabel Timmerman Claussen. He and Anna Belle Brown were married June 21, 1941, in Evanston, Ill...
Margaret Wilson (03/20/02)
Margaret C. Wilson, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 18, 2002, at her home. She was born April 12, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James Edward and Prudence Olive McClard Cotner. She and Charles T. Wilson were married May 18, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Cleveland Salley (03/20/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Cleveland Salley, 86, of rural Ullin died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at his home. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Wanda Salvatore (03/20/02)
HOLLISTER, Mo. -- Wanda L. Salvatore, 50, of Hollister died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born March 31, 1951, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Troy and Pearilee Russell. She and William Salvatore were married Sept. 11, 1978, in Cape Girardeau...
Ben Hennemann (03/20/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ben Hennemann, 88, of Benton died Monday, March 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 14, 1913, at Schalls, Mo., son of Theodore and Mary Balsman Hennemann. He and Luvina Winkler were married Nov. 24, 1936. She died May 14, 2000...
Robert Bell (03/21/02)
Funeral for Robert Junior Bell of Kansas City, Mo., will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. Johnny Thomas will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery. Friends may call at the church Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service...
John Higgins (03/21/02)
WEST HELENA, Ark. -- John Emmett Higgins Sr., 69, of West Helena died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born July 22, 1932, in Coaldale, Ark., son of Dorris and Gladys Blevins Higgins. He and Barbara Joann Crittendon were married Feb. 15, 1959, at Malden, Mo. She died June 22, 2000. He and Kathleen Adams were married Sept. 21, 2001, in Hot Springs, Ark...
Nell Avery (03/22/02)
Funeral for Nell Avery of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The Rev. Howard Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until time of service...