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Obituaries from July 2002

Cleta Hickam (07/10/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Cleta E. Hickam, 92, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. She was born Sept. 26, 1909, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Charles and Mary Smoot Swink. She and George A. Hickam were married July 7, 1928, in Union County, Ill. He died Jan. 12, 1978...
Eleanor Story (07/11/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eleanor Story, 75, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 29, 1927, in Sikeston, daughter of Dr. Thomas C. and Virginia Hetherington McClure. She married George Garrison Story, who died July 22, 1998...
Clola Wills (07/11/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Clola Mae Wills, 84, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson, Mo. She was born April 13, 1918, in the Caney Fork community near Oak Ridge, daughter of Tony Otis and Julia Matilda Moore. She and Adrian M. Wills were married Aug. 8, 1939, at Fredericktown, Mo. He died Dec. 6, 1983...
John Friedel (07/11/02)
John L. Friedel, 69, of Kampsville, Ill., died Monday, July 8, 2002, at his home. He was born July 2, 1933, in Golden Eagle, Ill., son of Paul H. and Eileen M. Arnold Friedel. He and Helen B. Brangenberg were married Aug. 25, 1956, in Kampsville. Mr. Friedel retired as a construction superintendent with Local 73 Carpenters Union in St. Louis...
Geneva Burgess (07/11/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Geneva L. Burgess, 71, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 21, 1930, in Crowder, Mo., daughter of Ed and Bertha Jones McCormick. She married Abraham Lincoln Burgess Sr., who died in March 1977...
Virginia McCullough (07/11/02)
Virginia Dee McCullough, 77, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be Friday, July 12, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Mike Huffman will officiate. Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Dorothy Sigmund (07/12/02)
Dorothy Sigmund, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at her home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Luther Friese (07/12/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Luther "Bud" Friese, 67, of Jackson died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Toby Bass (07/12/02)
FRUITLAND, Mo. -- Toby Bass, 32, of Fruitland died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Mildred N. Jones (07/12/02)
CRUMP, Mo. -- Mildred Nellie Jones, 92, a longtime Southeast Missouri educator, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 20, 1909, in Oran, Mo., the daughter of Epps and Nellie Lutes Hawn. She and R. Glenn Jones were married June 23, 1945, in Herculaneum, Mo. He preceded her in death Sept. 18, 2001...
Alice Miller (07/12/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Alice Marie Miller of Cairo died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She and Charles H. "C.H." Miller Jr. were married June 6, 1936. He died Feb. 2, 1991. Miller was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Cairo and Alexander County Republican Women...
Don Donner (07/12/02)
Puxico, MO.--DON WAYNE DONNER, 58, OF PUXICO DIED WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2002, AT ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS. HE WAS BORN JAN. 17, 1944, AT MANILA, ARK., SON OF JOSEPH A. AND DOROTHY HATCHER DONNER. HE AND TAMARA PAYNE WERE MARRIED DEC. 10, 1987 AT POPLAR BLUFF, MO...
Takisha Lambert (07/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Takisha Lynette Lambert, 26, of Memphis, Tenn., died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. She was born July 6, 1976, in Sikeston, daughter of Albert Holmes Jr. and Marilyn K. Lambert. Lambert was a 1994 graduate of Lee High School in Marianna, Ark., attended the University of Memphis, Baptist College of Health Science, and was currently pursuing a master's degree in education...
Mary Kirn (07/12/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary LaVerne Kirn, 89, of Perryville died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Long Beach Memorial Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. She was born May 13, 1913, at Brewer, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Lydia Riney Grass Sr. She and Edwin B. Kirn were married May 13, 1935, at Brewer. He died July 15, 1996...
Scotty Rodgers (07/12/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Scotty Eugene Rodgers, 33, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, in Scott City, Mo. He was born March 25, 1969, in Granite City, Ill., son of Gary and Joyce Sissom Rodgers. He and Penny Adams were married in 1986. She also died July 10, 2002...
Lila Beeson (07/11/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Lila Mae Beeson, 77, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002. She was born Aug. 13, 1924, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Clarence Cecil and Lorene Grace Reed Sutton. She and Cecil Beeson were married Feb. 25, 1940, near Doniphan, Mo. Beeson was a licensed practical nurse at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, retiring in 1986. She was a member of Barnes Ridge Baptist Church...
Effie Statler (07/11/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Effie M. Statler, 96, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 3, 1905, at Lixville, Mo., daughter of Louis and Rosetta Barks Lix. She and Oscar Statler were married April 8, 1928. He died April 27, 1989...
Velma Pygett (07/10/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Velma M. Pygett, 86, of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Anna, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Emery University Hospital in Atlanta. She was born May 12, 1916, in Dalhart, Texas, daughter of Homer and Alma Mattingly Baltzell. She and Avat L. Pygett were married Aug. 29, 1935, in Jackson County, Ill. He died Sept. 25, 1997...
Doc Schuchart (07/10/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- R.P. "Doc" Schuchart Jr., 83, of Sikeston died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Jan. 17, 1919, at Union, Mo., son of Rudolph Peter and Minnie Catherine Hanneken Schuchart Sr. He and Alberta M. Kyle were married Dec. 30, 1961, in Sikeston...
Iva McDonald (07/10/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Graveside service for Iva Lucille "Lucy" McDonald of Lake Mills, Iowa, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Cape County Memorial Park. The Rev. Jimmie Corbin will officiate. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. McDonald, 94, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Lake Mills Care Center...
Bernice Bess (07/10/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Bernice Bess, 73, of Jackson died Monday, July 8, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1929, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Herman and Tessie Copman Ausman. She and Clifton Harold Bess were married Sept. 12, 1953. He died May 4, 1996...
Michael Lawler Sr. (07/10/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Michael K. Lawler Sr., 76, of Mounds died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 17, 1925, in Villa Ridge, Ill., son of Patrick and Della Callis Lawler. Lawler was district manager with Commonwealth Insurance in Cairo, Ill., 35 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mounds, Cairo Elks Lodge 651, American Legion in Villa Ridge, and Smiles Senior Citizen Center in Mounds...
Zita Lintner (07/10/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Zita H. Lintner, 89, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 12, 1912, at Perryville, daughter of Charles and Matilda Fassold Bohnert. She and Oscar J. "Boots" Lintner were married June 25, 1929. He died Oct. 16, 1975...
Virginia McCullough (07/10/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Virginia Dee McCullough, 77, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 17, 1924, at Jackson, daughter of Bryan and Bessie Craft Johnson. She and W.B. McCullough were married April 20, 1946. He died Dec. 28, 1994...
William Crawford (07/10/02)
William Edward Crawford, 5 months, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 14, 2002, in Cape Girardeau, son of Chris E. and Debbie L. Haney Crawford. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Charles Copen III of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandparents, Kathy Fowler of Cape Girardeau, Steve Haney of Charleston, Mo.; paternal grandmother, Mildred Crawford of Sikeston, Mo.; maternal stepgrandfather, William Palmer of Cape Girardeau; and maternal great-grandparents, Pearline Linhart of Marble Hill, Mo., and Genevie Haney of Sikeston.. ...
John Friedel (07/10/02)
John L. Friedel, 69, of Kampsville, Ill., died Monday, July 8, 2002, at his home. He was born July 2, 1933, in Golden Eagle, Ill., son of Paul H. and Eileen M. Arnold Friedel. He and Helen B. Brangenberg were married Aug. 25, 1956, in Kampsville. Mr. Friedel retired as a construction superintendent with Local 73 Carpenters Union in St. Louis...
Marilyn Allebaugh (07/10/02)
Marilyn Ruth Siemers Allebaugh died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at her home in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 19, 1933, daughter of Martin F. and Olga Heartling Siemers, on the family farm near Gordonville, Mo. She was married to Robert L. Allebaugh July 5, 1974...
Anna Lohman (07/11/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Anna Dean Lohman, 81, of Jackson died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Hazel Thornton (07/11/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Hazel L. Thornton, 91, of Chaffee, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Vyron Yount officiating...
Mildred Jones (07/11/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Mildred N. Jones, 92, of Crump, Mo. died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Dorothy Everly (07/11/02)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Dorothy P. Everly, 72, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Bell City, died Friday, June 21, 2002, in Houston. She was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Bell City, daughter of Walter and Della Thompson Arnold. She married John Everly. Survivors include her husband; a son, James Everly of North Hollywood, Calif.; a daughter, Kathy Soule of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters, Kay Strobel and Betty Livingston of Bell City; and two grandchildren...
Myrtle Moore (07/12/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Myrtle M. Moore, 90, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 12, 1911, at Perryville, daughter of William O. and Odeal Prevallet Fassold. She and Lester A. Moore were married Nov. 24, 1945. He died April 18, 1984...
Anna Lohman (07/12/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Anna Dean Lohman, 80, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She had lived at Monticello House in Jackson the past two months. Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson...
Catherine Draper (07/12/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Catherine Murdoch Draper, 90, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at Unger Funeral Home in Rochelle, Ill. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of local arrangements...
Jill Matthews (07/14/02)
Jill Elizabeth Matthews, 41, of Cape Girardeau, died July 12, 2002 at her home. She was born Nov. 7, 1960, in Washington, D.C. , the daughter of Charles D. and Janice Thornton Matthews. She was a self-employed writer, and was a 1979 graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau, and a 1990 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1980 to 1984...
Pauline Amrhein (07/14/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Pauline A. Amrhein, 90, died July 12, 2002. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank "Bud" Amrhein. Survivors include a daughter, Pat (Jim) Scherer; a son, Randy (Jenny) Amrhein; grandchildren, Cindy Scherer, Steve Scherer, John (Gwen) Scherer, Lori (Alan) Clark and Laura Willis; and great-grandchildren, Carter Clark, Zach Clark, Tyler Willis and Caleb Willis...
Clara Halter (07/14/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Clara Lucina Halter, 101, died July 13, 2002 at Delmar Garden West in Chesterfield, MO. Amick-Burnett Funderal Chapel in Oran is in charge of funeral arrangements, which at this time are incomplete.
Toby Bass (07/14/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Toby Wayne Bass, 32, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at his home. Friends may call today after 8:30 a.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be today at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Rev. Jim Hogue will officiate...
Allen Myers (07/15/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Allen D. Myers, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at his home. He was born July 18, 1928, at Marquand, Mo., son of Walter and Eva Jordan Myers. He and Margaret Biri were married Jan. 7, 1955. Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Temple of Justin, Texas, Linda Schumer and Kathy Myers, both of Perryville; three sons, Darrell Biri and Donald Myers, both of Perryville, and Lee Myers of Patton, Mo.; a brother, Lindell Myers of Marble Hill, Mo.; four sisters, Helen Haverstick of Creve Coeur, Mo., Ann Ireland of Marble Hill; Joan Hanners of Scopus, Mo., and Charlotte Hayes of Leadinton, Mo.; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.. ...
Mildred Humphrey (07/15/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mildred Sue Humphrey, 66, of Anna died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1935, at Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of Claude and Edith Irene Seaton Holdman. Survivors include a daughter, Jacqueline Starr Bolton of Anna; a son, Mark Humphrey of Anna; a sister, Annette Weimer of Anna; two brothers, Danny Holdman of Anna and William Paul Holdman of Clinton, Ky.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Lin Cook (07/15/02)
Lindell "Lin" F. Cook, 86, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 18, 1916, at Marquand, Mo., son of Sylvester B. and Dolly E. Hale Cook. He and Ruby B. Gohn were married Aug. 15, 1942, at Perryville, Mo...
Raymond Ressel (07/15/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Raymond William Ressel, 70, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 25, 1932, at Cape Girardeau, son of Werner Lawrence and Thelma Corvick Ressel. He and Carmen Suraez were married July 14, 1956...
Clara Halter (07/15/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Clara Lucina Halter, 101, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Delmar Garden West Nursing Home in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born June 2, 1901, at St. Louis, daughter of Charles Lux and Katie Marie Hahn. She and Lawrence Halter were married Aug. 3, 1920, at New Hamburg. He died Feb. 2, 1987...
Arnetta Roach (07/15/02)
JONESBORO, Ill -- Arnetta Roach, 72, of Jonesboro died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at her home. She was born June 5, 1930, at Christopher, Ill., daughter of William and Loretta Williams Pedigo. She and Harold Roach were married June 5, 1930, at Piggott, Ark...
Erma Tucker (07/16/02)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Erma J. Tucker, 72, of Addison, Ill., formerly of McClure, died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Addison. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Hezzie Fisher (07/16/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Hezzie Fisher, 83, of Dongola died Monday, July 15, 2002, at his home. He was born July 30, 1918, in Dongola, son of Bona and Alice Earnhart Fisher. He and Marjorie Keller were married Jan. 18, 1941. She died Aug. 4, 1986. Fisher worked many years at Union County Wildlife Refuge, retiring in 1983. He was also a farmer. He was a member of First Baptist Church...
Charles Pruitt (07/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charles "Davy" Pruitt, 36, of Sikeston died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 16, 1965, in St. Louis, son of David Levi and Nancy Ann Gilliland Pruitt. He and Kathy Fauss were married Aug. 25, 1989...
Erin Rose (07/16/02)
Erin Leigh Rose, 22, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 6, 1979, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Stephen F. and Phyllis A. Garrott Rose. Rose was a member of East Cape Baptist Church in East Cape Girardeau, Ill...
Lindell Cook (07/14/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Lindell F. Cook, 86, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Penny Rodgers (07/14/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Penny Denise Rodgers, 33, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at her home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, followed by burial in Russell Heights Cemetery. The Rev. Morris Cobb will officiate...
Kenneth Johnson (07/12/02)
Kenneth Carl Johnson, 83, of Taylor, Texas, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, in Taylor. He was born Oct. 20, 1918, in Alcester, S.D., son of Carl and Anna Johnson. He married Virginia "Jen" Heuschober April 5, 1953. Mr. Johnson retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving 20 years...
Hazel Thornton (07/12/02)
Hazel Lorene Winton Thornton, 91, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Oct. 20, 1910, in Piggott, Ark., to Minnie Bell Hardin Winton and Orlum Russell Winton. She was raised in Piggott with her four brothers and one sister: Ray, Garland, Orlum, Paul Sims, and Neva...
Toby Bass (07/13/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- The funeral for Toby Wayne Bass of Jackson will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The Rev. Jim Hogue will officiate. Burial will be in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery in Cape Girar-deau. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Penny Rodgers (07/13/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Penny Denise Rodgers, 33, of Scott City died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are pending at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo.
Curley Foster (07/13/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo.--Curley Jimmie Lee Foster, 88, of Charleston died Friday, July 12, 2002, at the Charleston Manor Nursing Center. He was born Dec. 2, 1913, at Helena, Ark., son of John and Katie Foster. He and Margaret Roberts were married in 1958. Foster was the owner of Fosters' Cab and a member of the Mercy Seat Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II...
Jacob Ishmael (07/13/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Jacob Carl "Jake" Ishmael, 80, of East Prairie died Friday, July 12, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1921, at East Prairie, son of Harry O. and Chessie B. Zook Ishmael. He and Ruth T. Nall were married June 23, 1953. Ishmael was a retired truck driver...
Frances Emerson (07/13/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Frances Mae Emerson, 80, of Benton died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Jan. 12, 1922, at Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Arthur and Jessie Houston Stone. She and Raymond Emerson Sr. were married Aug. 3, 1941, at Lutesville, Mo. He died in September 1965...
John Mayabb (07/13/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- John David Mayabb, 48, of Scott City died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 29, 1953, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Clifford Lewis and Edna Virginia Keppner Mayabb. He and Amy Mae Marie Gipson were married March 20, 1993, at Glen Allen, Mo...
Arlene McGill (07/13/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Arlene Yvonne McGill, 62, of Sikeston died Friday, July 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 31, 1940, in Maryville, Tenn., daughter of Paul and Maggie Taylor Long. McGill was a member of Powerhouse of God Church...
Luther Friese (07/13/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Luther "Bud" Friese, 67, of Jackson died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 7, 1934, at Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Albert and Dona Edna Hobeck Friese. He and Alene Wilson were married Sept. 27, 1953, at Sedgewickville...
Emelia Meyer (07/13/02)
Emelia C. Meyer, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 12, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 3, 1909, at Dutchtown, Mo., daughter of Alvin E. and Clara Siemers Feuerhahn. She and Wilson Meyer were married Oct. 17, 1935, at Gordonville, Mo. He died April 28, 1989...
Earl Hoehn (07/13/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Earl E. Hoehn, 77, of St. Louis died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at his home. He was born at Perryville, son of Lonnie and Dora Hoehn. He married the former Eileen Dooley. Hoehn received a degree in chemical engineering from Rolla School of Mines in 1949. He was a chemical engineer...
Dorothy Sigmund (07/13/02)
Funeral service for Mrs. Dorothy Braun Sigmund of Cape Girardeau will be held Monday, July 15, 2002, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Rev. Gefford Lamprea will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2002. Parish prayers will be at 7...
Sylvia McFerron (07/13/02)
Sylvia A. McFerron, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born May 30, 1910, at Laflin, Mo., daughter of Perry A. and Martha C. Snider Crawford. She and Howard J. McFerron were married Sept. 5, 1925, at Randles, Mo. He died June 26, 1979...
Frank Ellis (07/16/02)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Frank C. Ellis, 88, of Sedgewickville died Monday, July 15, 2002, at the family farm. He was born Dec. 11, 1913, at Lithium, Mo., the son of Walter and Cora Conrad Ellis. He and Jewel Bollinger were married Oct. 2, 1937, and she survives...
Daisy Light (07/10/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Daisy Fern Light, 88, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 4, 1913, in Franklin County, Ill., daughter of Charles Monroe and Minnie B. Quillman Coursey. She married George Washington Light Jr., who died March 18, 1991...
Robert Reed (07/01/02)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Robert L. Reed, 62, of Carbondale died at 3:37 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 2002, at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden, Ill.
Mary Smith (07/02/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Mary Jo Smith, 67, of Dexter died Friday, June 28, 2002, at Missouri Southern Health Care. She was born May 6, 1935, in Gray Ridge, Mo., daughter of Manual and Daisy Rusche Welch. She first married Louie McCollough, who preceded her in death. She and Charles A. Smith were married Sept. 5, 1972...
Anita Sherwood (07/02/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Anita Mae Sherwood, 74, of Cobden died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at her home. She was born June 9, 1928, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Adam Louis and Agnes Ihle Brust. She and Billy Dean Sherwood were married May 24, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died July 17, 1977...
Earl Collins (07/02/02)
Earl Lee Collins, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 21, 1910, at Portageville, Mo., son of Jeff and Lily M. Williams Collins. He and Clarissia B. Ness were married in 1932 in Sturgis, S.D. She died in 1975...
Daisy Holder (07/02/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Daisy Ethyl Holder, 86, of Scott City died Monday, July 1, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 12, 1916, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Samuel and Mary Jones Dodson. She and David Everett Holder were married Dec. 10, 1932. He died Sept. 26, 1985...
June Moore (07/02/02)
June Aleta Moore, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 24, 1914, at Kime, Mo., daughter of Matthew Forrest and Dora Bell Berry Rhodes. She and E.N. "Ned" Moore were married Sept. 25, 1943, at Crump, Mo. He died Feb. 29, 2000...
Charlotte Wessel (07/02/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charlotte S. Wessel, 82, died Monday, July 1, 2002, at her home, after a four-year battle with cancer. Charlotte was born Jan. 18, 1920, at Gordonville, daughter of William and Emma Hager Gross. She was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
Gladys Mayberry (07/03/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Gladys Smith Mayberry, 88, of Olmsted died Monday, July 1, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. She was born March 3, 1914, in Olmsted, the daughter of William and Josie Jones Smith. She married Allie Mayberry. He preceded her in death...
Mary Ford (07/03/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary Lou Ford, 59, of Mounds died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Lawanda Norris (07/03/02)
Lawanda O. Norris, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at her home. She was born June 21, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Homer Logan and Helen May Moore Ozment. She and Fred A. Norris were married Dec. 22, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. Norris had worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. and later at Cape Osteopathic Hospital. She was a member of First Pentecostal Church and was a Sunday School teacher many years...
Lorine Miget (07/03/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lorine Agnes Miget, 74, died Monday, July 1, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 12, 1927, in Perry County, daughter of Thomas and Inez Jannin Turlin Sr. She and Hubert Miget were married April 26, 1952, in Arkansas...
Mary Ann Brown (07/05/02)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Mary Ann Brown, 57, of Glenallen died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 5, 1945, in St. Louis County, the daughter of Joseph Henry and Meredith Winkler Mitchell. She married Taylor Anthony Brown on March 12, 1968, in St. Louis...
Ruth English (07/05/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Iris Ruth English, 73, of Mounds, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at the Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Grace Hoffer (07/05/02)
Grace Lola Hoffer, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 27, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 23, 1910, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Asa L. and Cordelia Craig Stevens. She and Van Hoffer were married March 26, 1931. He died March 5, 1975...
Jean Koenig (07/05/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jean P. Koenig, 68, of Perryville, died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 7, 1933, in Perryville, daughter of John and Anna Kaiser Bangert. She and Oliver Koenig were married Nov. 10, 1951, in Perryville...
Johanna Hopper (07/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- A graveside memorial service for Johanna Hopper of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. Cline Ables will officiate. Blanchard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Hopper, 82, died Friday, June 21, 2002, at Miner Nursing Center...
Lillie Barks (07/02/02)
Lillie L. Barks, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 1, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Oct. 11, 1920, at Millersville, Mo., daughter of Daniel and Elsie Miller Wallis. She and Loy V. Barks were married April 16, 1940. He died Dec. 3, 1990...
Everett Barnett (07/01/02)
Everett Barnett, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 12, 1912, at Sikeston, Mo., son of David and Hattie Schaefer Barnett. Barnett worked for the Marquette Hotel in Cape Girardeau for many years. He was of the Baptist faith...
Lester Frick (07/01/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lester Frick, 76, of Jonesboro died at 9:24 a.m., Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.
Anita Sherwood (07/01/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Anita Sherwood, 74, of Cobden died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.
Earl Collins (07/01/02)
Earl Collins, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at a local hospital. He was born Nov. 21, 1910. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau.
James Clark (07/01/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James E. Clark, 75, of Sikeston died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Dec. 5, 1926, in McKenzie, Tenn., son of Joe Kelly and Lois Inez Parker Clark. He first married Anna Mac Florence on Jan. 11, 1946 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 14, 1976. He then married Nanna Fay Shriner on Feb. 4, 1978 at Martin Hills, Mo...
June Moore (07/01/02)
June A. Moore, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at the Ratcliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo.
Richard Reed (07/01/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Richard Thompson "Dick" Reed, 78, of Charleston, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Saturday June 29, 2002, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Nov. 10, 1923, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Buel and Rose Birkhead Reed. He and Dorothy Farmer Reed were married June 21, 1944 in Charleston...
Jonathan Spence (07/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Jonathan Kyle Spence of Sikeston will be held at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Tom Geers will officiate, assisted by Tanner Fritz. Spence, 16, died Saturday, June 29, 2002, from injuries received in an automobile accident...
Donald Miller (07/02/02)
GLEN ALLEN, Mo. -- Donald Chester Miller, 91, of Glen Allen died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1910, in Anna, Ill., son of Tony and Lillian Sprague Miller. He married Nellie McCulley, who preceded him in death. He and Beryl Boner were married Oct. 11, 1947. She died Feb. 15, 1995...
Lester Frick (07/02/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lester H. Frick, 76, of Jonesboro died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Jonesboro, son of Coney and Flora Reynolds Frick. He and Helen Louise Treece were married June 9, 1951, in Jonesboro...
Gladys Mayberry (07/02/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Gladys Mayberry, 88, of Olmsted died Monday, July 1, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Rosemary Layton (07/02/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rosemary Layton, 82, of Perryville died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 4, 1920, in Perry County, daughter of Louis and Mary McLain Gibbar. She and William L. Layton were married Sept. 17, 1942. He died April 25, 1992...
Phillip Crider (07/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Phillip Crider of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Dolan Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Poplar Bluff Cemetery at Poplar Bluff, Mo. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. to service time...
Virginia Babb (07/02/02)
Virginia Louise Babb, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 6, 1934, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of William Andrew and Dorothy L. Weakley. She and Edward G. Babb were married June 11, 1955. He died March 11, 1985...
Shannon Mahnken (07/05/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Shannon Lee Mahnken, 23, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at his home. He was born March 27, 1979, in Perry County, son of Nelson and Lisa Martens Mahnken. Mahnken worked at Tri-State Asphalt. Survivors include his mother, Lisa Leimbach of Perryville; his father of St. ...
Norman Botarf (07/05/02)
VIENNA, Ill. -- Norman L. Botarf, 80, of Vienna died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1922, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of Elmer and Beatrice MacKenzie Botarf. He first married Margie Cooper Feb. 24, 1950, in Johnson County, Ill. She died Dec. 9, 1986. He later married Clara Thomas Greer in October 1989, in Vienna...
Mary Karraker (07/10/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Karraker, 83, of Anna died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Jonesboro, daughter of I.O. and Elsie Rendleman Karraker. Karraker was a graduate of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill. She was a retired legal secretary, and formerly of Jonesboro...
Lena Miller (07/07/02)
LITCHFIELD, Ill.--Lena May Miller, 85, of Litchfield, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at the Litchfield Health Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Robert Grable (07/07/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Robert Dean Grable, 67, of Oak Ridge died Friday, July 5, 2002, at his home. He was born on Sept. 19, 1934, at Sikeston, Mo., the son of Romey and Grace L. Cronister Grable. He and Dona Sprutte were married on March 14, 1952, at St. Louis, Mo...
Harold Beasley (07/07/02)
LONGVIEW, Texas -- Harold Beasley, 77, of Longiew died Friday, July 5, 2002, at a Longview hospital. Beasley was born June 27, 1925, at Fulton, Ark. He and Alene Beasley were married for 60 years. Beasley was a sales representative, independent businessman and was retired from Tri-State Water Company in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Greggton First Baptist Church in Longview. He was ordained a Baptist deacon in Hickory Street Baptist Church in Texarkana in 1956...
Dr. C. John Ritter (07/07/02)
Dr. C. John Ritter, age 65, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2002, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Friends may call Sunday, July 7, between 3-8 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau and Monday after 12:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Alice Walter (07/07/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Mary Alice Walter, 78, of Scott City died on Saturday, July 6, 2002. She was born on Jan. 10, 1924 at Kelso, Mo., the daughter of Joseph and C. Alvina Lux Ressel. She married Arthur Kilhafner on Nov. 27, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1951. She married Louis A. Walter on Sept. 3, 1955 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 29, 1992...
Sophia Mehner (07/08/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sophia A. Mehner, 96, of Perryville, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 6, 1906, in Perry County, the daughter of Andrew and Anne Muench Bohnert. She and Oscar F. Mehner were married March 22, 1927. He died Dec. 14, 1975...
Cleta Hickam (07/08/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Cleta Hickam, 92, formerly of Anna, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at the DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hileman and Parr Funeral Services in Jonesboro.
Alfred Laurentius (07/08/02)
Alfred Laurentius of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Lena Miller (07/08/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Lena Mae Richards Miller, 85, of Litchfield, Ill., formerly of Decatur, Ill. and Olmsted, Ill., died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Litchfield Health Care Center. She was born May 9, 1917, daughter of Henry and Lillian Coleson Richards. She and Pearl Lee "Pete" Miller were married. He died April 28, 1988...
Malcom Gramling (07/09/02)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Graveside service for Malcom Oscar Gramling of Kennett will be held at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The funeral was held Monday at McDaniel Funeral Home, with Sam Stewart officiating. Gramling, 74, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at Heritage Nursing Center...
Dorothy Dozois (07/09/02)
Dorothy Dozois, 86, of Forest Park, Ill., died Saturday, June 29, 2002, in Chicago. Survivors include two cousins, Carolyn Goodin of Cape Girardeau and Thomas Abernathy of St. Louis. Dozois had worked at Sears Roebuck Co. The funeral was held July 2 at Conboy's Westchester Funeral Home in Westchester, Ill. Burial was in Queen of Heaven Cemetery near Westchester...
Ivroy Pittman (07/09/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The funeral for Ivroy J. Pittman will be held at 11 a.m. today at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The Rev. Joe Choka will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Fork Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:30 a.m. until time of service...
Charles Samons (07/09/02)
FAIRDEALING, Mo. -- Charles Bural Samons, 82, of Fairdealing died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Three Rivers Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Feb. 16, 1920, in Supply, Ark., son of James and Lola Hayes Samons. He and Ann Marie Helms were married in August 1938. She died June 8, 1993...
Alfred Laurentius (07/09/02)
Alfred "Al" Laurentius, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 21, 1928, at Glennon, Mo., son of Joe A. and Mary Elizabeth VanGennip Laurentius. He and Rose Marie VanGennip were married Aug. 21, 1954, at Leopold, Mo...
Charles Cates (07/07/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Charles L. Cates, 67, of Cobden died on Friday, July 5, 2002, at his home. He was born on Dec. 30, 1934, at Cobden, the son of Charles Ford and Anna Elizabeth Huback Cates. He married Mu Son Kim on May 16, 1973 in South Korea. Survivors include his wife of Cobden; two daughters, Yvonne and Dorothy Cates of Anna, Ill.; three sons, Harold and Mark Cates of Atlanta and Chang Cates of Nashville, Tenn.; five brothers, Floyd Cates of Cobden, Donald Cates of Chicago, Gaylon Cates of Elwood, Ill., Ed Cates of Anna and Homer Cates of Fayetteville, N.C.; three sisters, Edna Poole of McClure, Ill., Ginny Mears of Cobden and Helen Treece of Anna; and six grandchildren.. ...
Minnie Clancy (07/06/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Minnie Louise Niestrath Clancy, 88, of Villa Ridge died at 11:34 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Dec. 20, 1913, in America, Ill., daughter of William Henry and Mary Elizabeth Leidigh Niestrath...
Leola Hopgood (07/05/02)
Leola Hopgood, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 22, 1902, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of William Cullen and Emma Bertha Raidt Bryant. She and Marshall Hopgood were married Aug. 15, 1951, in Arkansas...
Mary Ford (07/05/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- The funeral for Mary Lou Ford of Mounds will be held at noon Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill. The Rev. J.L. Posey will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Saturday...
Lance Fahrenkrog (07/05/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lance Ashley Fahrenkrog, 19, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, in an automobile accident. He was born July 30, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, son of James and Rhonda Collier Fahrenkrog. Fahrenkrog was a service technician with Marion Pepsi-Cola Co. He was a member of Victory Baptist Temple in Piedmont, Mo...
Carl Raines (07/05/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Carl J. Raines, 60, died Wednesday, July 3, 2002 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of funeral arrangements, which are incomplete.
Dollie Winters (07/05/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dollie M. Winters, 94, of Advance, Mo. and formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Wednesday, July 3, 2002 at the Advance Nursing Home. She was born March 25, 1908, in Malden, Mo., daughter of David and Ruth Tanner Baker. She and Dempsy J. Grantham were married Sept. 21, 1925. He preceded her in death Feb. 17, 1977. She and Hubert Winters were married in July of 1978. He preceded her in death March 6, 1989...
James Sanders (07/05/02)
COMMERCE, Mo. - Family and friends are invited to gather Saturday morning at 11 at the Sanders Family Cemetery near Commerce, to honor the late James Richmond Sanders, formerly of Commerce and Scott City, Mo. The cemetery is located on the old Sanders/Bretzel farm off Route N, north of Commerce. The entrance to the farm will be marked...
Hershell Grubbs (07/06/02)
Hershell D. Grubbs, 63, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 1, 1938, in Parma, Mo., son of Lloyd C. and Lillie B. Nordin Grubbs. He married Jessie Ann Hill on April 12, 1969. He owned and operated the former Heartland Auto Body Repair shop in Cape Girardeau for 15 years, retiring in 2001 due to failing health...
Nilay Patel (07/06/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Nilay A. Patel, 21, of Jackson died Friday, July 5, 2002, in an automobile accident south of Gordonville, Mo. He was born Jan. 30, 1981, in Chicago, son of Ashvin and Damina Shantilal Patel. Patel was a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School. He graduated with honors in June from DeVry University in Pomona, Calif., where he received a bachelor of science degree in business management with emphasis in industrial operations. He was president of Alpha Beta fraternity...
Carl Raines (07/06/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- The funeral for Carl James Raines of Scott City will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Randy Morse will officiate. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the chapel...
Thelma Haynes (07/06/02)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Thelma Sue Haynes, 60, of St. Peters, formerly of Glenallen, Mo., died Friday, July 5, 2002, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 8, 1941, at Glenallen, daughter of Charlie Floyd Sr. and Thelma Jane Deck Underwood. She and Jerry Haynes were married June 18, 1960, at Glenallen...
Arthur Bernard (07/06/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Graveside service for Arthur L. Bernard of Dexter will be held at 10 a.m. today at Dexter Cemetery. The Revs. Buzz Brown and Marshall Link will officiate. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Bernard, 90, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Cypress Point Healthcare...
Howard Evers (07/06/02)
JOPPA, Ill. -- Howard Evers, 57, of Joppa died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at the home of his daughter in Pittsburg, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Stella Clark (07/06/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Stella B. Clark, 90, of Advance died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Wood Memorial Nursing Home in Mineola, Texas. She was born Sept. 17, 1911, at Rombauer, Mo., daughter of William D. and Artie Mae Rievley Duncan. She and Guy Clark were married March 16, 1929. He died Aug. 14, 1979...
Dr. C. John Ritter (07/06/02)
Dr. C. John Ritter, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born June 5, 1937, at Cape Girardeau, the son of Clarence J. "Brick" Ritter and Mabel L. Kurre Ritter. He and Donna Burkett married April 21, 1962. She died Oct. 30, 1985. He married Marcia Kay Southard on Dec. 20, 1986. She survives...
Bill Parker (07/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William K. "Bill" Parker, 84, of Sikeston died Friday, July 5, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 22, 1917, in Sikeston, son of John U. and Cora Mae Baker Parker. He and Alpha Mae Clore were married in August 1940. She died May 28, 1972...
Marquice Giden (07/26/02)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Funeral service for Marquice Davon Giden of Mound City will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jesus Is Lord Free Will Baptist Church in Cairo, Ill. Tressie Ford will officiate. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Hershell Grubbs (07/26/02)
A memorial service for Hershell David Grubbs of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Rocky Tallent will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Saturday. Grubbs, 63, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at his home...
Steven Sniadecki Sr. (07/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Steven G. "Jerry" Sniadecki Sr., 57, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio, son of Steve C. and Rea P. Lucky Sniadecki. He and Shirley A. Null were married April 28, 1969, in Ohio...
Correan Hufstedler (07/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Correan Dockery Hufstedler, 85, of Sikeston died Friday, July 26, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Conran, Mo., daughter of George Ebbin and Myrtle C. Thompson Dockery. She formerly was married to Arthur Lee Johnson. On March 22, 1940, in Hernando, Miss., she married S.D. "Dude" Hufstedler, who died Jan. 17, 1987...
Kenneth Miller (07/27/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Kenneth C. Miller, 63, of Jackson died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Opal Blackman (07/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Opal C. Blackman, 81, of Sikeston died Friday, July 26, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 13, 1921, in Sikeston, daughter of Andrew Johnson and Matilda Taylor Crutchfield. She first married Bill Puckett in December 1945. He died April 12, 1963. She and M.L. "Windy" Blackman were married Jan. 20, 1968, at Sikeston...
Albert Smithey (07/27/02)
MILL CREEK, Ill. -- Albert Lloyd Smithey, 59, of Mill Creek died Friday, July 26, 2002, at Union County Hospital. He was born Aug. 25, 1942, in Granite City, Ill., son of Albert L. and Ada E. Wilson Smithey. He and Nora M. Smiddy were married Dec. 23, 1962, in Corinth, Miss...
Opal Smith (07/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Opal Virginia Smith, 83, of Anna died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Union County Hospital. She was born Jan. 25, 1919, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Homer and Ollie Winn Brown. She first married Ellis Felker, who died Dec. 26, 1954. She later married William E. "Bill" Smith Aug. 27, 1965, in Alton, Ill. He died Dec. 19, 2001...
Donald Lamer (07/27/02)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Donald L. Lamer, 43, of Carbondale died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 14, 1958, in Anna, Ill., son of Marvin D. and Loretta A. Clutts Lamer. Lamer was a former assembler with Transcraft Corp. in Anna. He played minor league baseball three years with the St. Louis Cardinals organization...
Betty Henry (07/27/02)
Betty Henry, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 26, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alexander Nuyt (07/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alexander R. "Turtle" Nuyt, 75, of Perryville died Friday, July 26, 2002, at his home. He was born July 20, 1927, at Belgique, Mo., son of Peter B. and Philomena DePauw Stelzriede Nuyt. He first married Evelyn Lanita "Neets" Renner. He later married Bonnie Ohounihan Feb. 2, 1981...
Cora Simpson (07/27/02)
Cora Nell Simpson, 94, of Alton, Ill., died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Eunice C. Smith Home in Alton. She was born July 25, 1907, at Malden, Mo., daughter of Robert L. and Clara Nell Hill Wade. She and Thomas W. Simpson were married July 27, 1936, at Caruthers-ville, Mo. He died Oct. 3, 1977...
Annette Ray (07/26/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Annette Mildred Ray, 72, of Olmsted, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. Friends may call at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Mounds, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. today. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Janie Carter (07/26/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nancy Jane "Janie" Carter, 78, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Sikeston, daughter of Clarence Albert and Bertha Brown Hutcheson. She and William Cecil Carter were married Jan. 13, 1945, in Sikeston. He died Nov. 6, 1998...
James Skelton (07/26/02)
James "Webb" Skelton, 83, of Russellville, Ark., died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1918, in Dover, Ark., son of James and Lillie Belle Guest Skelton. He and Myrtle Summers were married July 5, 1941, in North New Hope, Ark...
Mildred Kelley (07/25/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. - Mildred Marie Kelley, 91, of Jonesboro and formerly of Anna, Ill., died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1910, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Frank and Nora Belle Harris Treece. She married Louie R. Kelley June 8, 1929, in Jonesboro. He died April 3, 1987...
Faye Agin (07/25/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Lorna Faye Agin, 79, of Jackson died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 20, 1923, at Blue Springs, Mo., daughter of Rufus H. and Stella Phillips Johnson. She and Theodore "Ted" Agin were married April 7, 1944, at Independence, Mo. He died Jan. 21, 2002...
Helen Pierce (07/25/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Helen Pierce, 94, of Plano, Texas, died Jan. 7, 2002, in Plano. She was born Jan. 19, 1907, at Marble Hill, daughter of Lyman and Emma Miles Kinder. She married Franklin C. Pierce, who died Nov. 25, 1986. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Schoeck of Rowlett, Texas; a sister, Mildred Patton of Palm Springs, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Elva Powell (07/25/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Elva Ann Powell, 90, of Wickliffe, Ky., died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield, Ky. She was born Jan. 21, 1912, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Henry Frederick and Josephine Julius Barr Trost. She and Thomas L. Powell were married May 27, 1933. He died Feb. 6, 1978...
George Dorris (07/25/02)
George Dorris, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ellen Kelley (07/25/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ellen F. Kelley, 43, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Three Rivers Health Care in Poplar Bluff. She was born Feb. 1, 1959, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of Willie and Helen Shoumake Jones. Kelley was a registered dietitian, and member of Highland Drive Church of Christ in Poplar Bluff...
Norma Phillips (07/25/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Norma Gene St. Sauver Phillips, 63, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at the home of a daughter, following an extended illness. She was born March 11, 1939, in Curry County, N.M., daughter of Harvey B. and Geneva P. Lilly Seaton...
Helen Ferguson (07/25/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Helen Kathryn King Ferguson, 79, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born March 17, 1923, in Heath, Ky., daughter of Frank and Mattie Lee. She married Mose King, who died in 1966...
Lucille Smith (07/25/02)
Lucille L. Smith, 75, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at Capitol Regency Hospital in Jefferson City. She was born July 25, 1926, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Walter and Ella Phillips Propst. She and Gene W. Smith were married June 14, 1949. He died Feb. 13, 1985...
Jay Green (07/25/02)
Jay "James" Green, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 24, 1975, in Cape Girardeau, son of Barney Ray and Debbie Bollinger Green. Jay graduated from Central High School in 1994. He was a security guard and cashier at Wink's. He was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church...
Jerry Deardorff (07/26/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Gerald L. "Jerry" Deardorff, 66, of Jackson died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 14, 1936, at Hale, Mo., son of Willard and Frances Deardorff. He and Betty Kelpe Dreyer were married Dec. 26, 1986, in Cape Girardeau...
Cora Simpson (07/25/02)
Cora Nell Simpson, 94, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Eunice C. Smith Home in Alton, Ill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jeremy Pender (07/27/02)
GORDONVILLE, Mo. -- Jeremy Lee Pender, 20, of Gordonville died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 29, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gary B. and Tanyea L. Bradshaw Pender. Jeremy worked at Welker Fencing Co. in Cape Gir-ardeau. He was an avid outdoorsman. When he was 14 years old he was one of the youngest members asked to join the Missouri Wood Carvers Association. He was of the Catholic faith...
Beatrice Calvert (07/28/02)
Beatrice L. Calvert, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at the Chateau Girardeau Heath Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Cletus Weisbrod (07/29/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Cletus E. Weisbrod, 77, of Jackson died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Beatrice Calvert (07/29/02)
Beatrice L. Calvert, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born March 24, 1920, in Dillon, S.C., daughter of John and Elizabeth MacQueen. She and Willett Calvert were married Nov. 14, 1943, in Varnville, S.C. He died March 10, 1997...
Jeremy Pender (07/29/02)
GORDONVILLE, Mo. -- Jeremy Lee Pender, 20, of Gordonville died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 29, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gary B. and Tanyea L. Bradshaw Pender. Jeremy worked at Welker Fencing Co. in Cape Gir-ardeau. He was an avid outdoorsman. When he was 14 years old he was one of the youngest members asked to join the Missouri Wood Carvers Association. He was of the Catholic faith...
James Brown (07/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Lee "Bo" Brown, 45, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 5, 1956, in Wyatt, Mo., son of Riley and Ruth Ketchum Brown. He and Phyllis West were married in 1981. Brown had lived in Charleston, Mo., and Sikeston most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Robert Mather (07/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Hansberry Mather, 68, of Sikeston died Monday, July 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 8, 1933, in Norfolk, Va., son of Paul Lukor and Mary Hansberry Mather. He and Mary Theresa Meier were married Jan. 16, 1960, in Pomeroy, Ohio. She died Dec. 19, 1977. He and Patricia Weber Copeland were married March 2, 1980, in New Madrid, Mo...
Cletus Weisbrod (07/30/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Cletus E. Weisbrod of Jackson will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Msgr. Edward Eftink will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at Apple Creek, Mo., with military honors to be conducted...
Wayne Elfrink (07/30/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Wayne Edward Elfrink, 54, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Monticello House. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 7:30, followed by a Knights of Columbus service. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Msgr. Edward Eftink will officiate. Interment will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery at Leopold, Mo...
Glen Ford (07/30/02)
POCAHONTAS, Mo. -- Glen Willis Ford, 84, of Pocahontas died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 24, 1918, at Whitewater, Mo., son of Ernest and Mary Summers Ford. He and Rosemary Goodman were married Nov. 24, 1942, in Jackson, Mo...
Rev. Theodore Wittrock (07/30/02)
The Rev. Theodore "Ted" Wittrock of Katonah, N.Y., passed away Thursday, July 4, 2002. He was born Jan. 16, 1920, near Alta Vista, Kan., son of the Rev. William and Ella Zwieg Wittrock. He was married to the former Lenore Moltzan April 15, 1950. He attended elementary school in Alta Vista, and the Christian day school in the Hanover community near Cape Girardeau. His father, the late William Wittrock, was pastor of Hanover Lutheran Church from 1928 to 1955...
Roy Magers (07/31/02)
RISCO, Mo. -- The funeral for Roy Gilbert Magers of Risco will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo. The Rev. Gene Lancaster will officiate. Burial will be in Portageville Cemetery in Portageville, Mo, with military rites to be conducted...
Lisa Hogan (07/31/02)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Lisa Marie Hogan, 33, of Bell City died Monday, July 29, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born March 4, 1969, in Elkhart, Ind., daughter of Hershell D. and Jessie A. Hill Grubbs. Hogan lived at Scopus, Mo., from 1993 to 2000. She worked at the former Bond Nursing Home in Marble Hill, Mo...
Duresilla Mhoon (07/29/02)
SIKESTON, Mo., -- Duresilla Anderson Mhoon, 79, of Sikeston died Friday, July 26, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Jan. 23, 1923, in Clarksdale, Ark., daughter of Asbery and Sallie Anderson. She and Ivery Mhoon were married March 30, 1939, in Crawfordville, Ark...
Cleophous Baker (07/29/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cleophous "Cle" Baker, 69, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at his residence. He was born Nov. 28, 1932, in Caruthersville, Mo., son of Clifton and Jessie Mae Carter Baker. Baker graduated from Lincoln High School in Sikeston. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War...
Elsie Seabaugh (07/28/02)
Elsie Minta Opal Seabaugh, 87, died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born November 20, 1914 at Twelve Mile, Mo., daughter of Virgil and Gertrude Alexander Parsons. She married John "Cam" Seabaugh on Oct. 2, 1935 at Greenville, Mo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1983...
Betty Henry (07/28/02)
Betty Lou Henry, 66, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, July 26, 2002 at The Lutheran Home. She was born on Aug. 22, 1935 in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Paul L. and Augusta Benorin Cottrell Cavalier. She was married to Roger Henry on October 6, 1967 at St. Joseph, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 29, 2001...
Barbara Stone (07/28/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. - Barbara Bailey Stone, 82, a resident of Pasadena, Texas, and formerly of Wyatt, Mo., died Friday, July 26, 2002 at the Charleston Manor. She was born June 15, 1920, in Mississippi County to the late Roy I. and Callie Beavan Gist. She moved to Pasadena, Texas, in 2000, but had lived in Mississippi County most of hr life. She was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church...
George Dorris (07/28/02)
George Dorris, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 16, 1931, in Kilmichael, Miss., the son of Hill and Stella Daniel Dorris. He married Mary Faineh Williams in May 1959, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 14, 1995...
James "Bo" Brown (07/28/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Lee "Bo" Brown, 45, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Robert Pearman Jr. (07/28/02)
CARMI, Ill. -- Robert Pearman Jr., 75, of Carmi, formerly of Olive Branch and Tamms, Ill., died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at the White County Medical Center in Carmi. He was born Sept. 13, 1926, in St. Mary, Mo., son of Robert and Ethel Smiley Pearman Sr. He married Frieda Sissom...
Laura Neal (07/28/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Laura D. Neal, 81, of Cobden, Ill., died Saturday, July 27, 2002 at the Lutheran Home in Peoria, Ill. She was born June 27, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of George Henry Dubber ad Minnie Louise Frick. She married Dr. Charles W. Neal, who died in 1980...
Kenneth Miller (07/28/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Kenneth C. Miller, 63, died Thursday, July 25, 2002 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 11, 1938 at Greenbrier, Mo., son of Denzil B. and Etta M. Garner Miller. He and Kathryn D. Deneke were married June 23, 1973 at Gordonville, Mo...
Howard Krauss (07/28/02)
PERRYVILLE, MO. - Howard W. Krauss, 81, died July 27, 2002 at the Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1921 in Perry County, Mo., the son of Eugene and Magdalena Bergman Krauss, who both preceded him in death. He married Loretta Morrison on April 21, 1942. She preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 2000...
Genevieve Lottes (07/28/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. - Genevieve G. "Gene" Lottes, 78, of Perryville, died July 26, 2002 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Lottes was born on Nov. 26, 1923 at San Francisco, Calif. She married Harry L. Lottes, who survives, on Sept. 20, 1947 in San Francisco. They moved to Perryville in 1949...
Emma Wilkins (07/28/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Emma G. Yeckley Wilkins, 84, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Saturday, July 27, 2002 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Feb. 22, 1918 in Goreville, Ill., daughter of Brad Durham and Ethel Hudgens Durham. She was married to Gus Yeckley, who preceded her in death. She was later married to Donald Wilkins, who also preceded her in death...
Charles Hensley (07/28/02)
Charles David "Chuck" Hensley of Martinez, Calif., died May 30, 2002, at the VA Hospital in Martinez following a battle with cancer. Hensley was born Dec. 11, 1950, in Cape Girardeau. He graduated from Illmo-Scott City High School in 1969. After high school, he served in the U.S. Army from 1972-80. He was a member of the First Cavalry, specializing in armored vehicles, explosives, and sharpshooting. He was awarded a Purple Heart...
Lester DePriest (07/31/02)
Lester L. DePriest, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born June 16, 1929, in Inkster, Mich., son of James and Claudia Turner DePriest. He and Betty Holley were married in 1947 at Charleston, Mo. Lester was a distributor with Tom's Snack Foods more than 35 years. He was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church...
Opal Smith (07/25/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Opal Virginia Smith, 83, of Anna died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Erma Tucker (07/17/02)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- The funeral for Erma J. Tucker of Addison, Ill., will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Raymond Oxford will officiate. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday...
Sally McAtee (07/18/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sally Rose McAtee, 67, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 16, 1934, in Perry County, the son of Thomas and Idelle Moore Cissell. She was employed by International Shoe Company. She was a member of Christ the Savior Catholic Church in Brewer, Mo...
William Grindstaff (07/18/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- William Peter Grindstaff, 102, of Ann Arbor, Mich., died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born Dec. 13, 1899, at Patton, son of John H. and Effie Nugent Grindstaff. He and Mary Inez Haynes were married Oct. 27, 1932. She died Feb. 14, 2000...
Mary Schmidt (07/18/02)
Mary C. Schmidt, 84, of Hannibal, Mo., died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal. She was born April 12, 1918, in St. Louis, daughter of Joseph and Mary Catherine Bruner Severs. She and Ralph J. Schmidt were married Oct. 14, 1941. He died Nov. 5, 1961...
Audrey Dolle (07/19/02)
Audrey Leora Dolle, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at the Fountainbleau Lodge. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Jerry G. Pulliam (07/19/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jerry Gaylon Pulliam, 52, of Jonesboro died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.
Marshall Pobst (07/19/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Marshall Pobst, 79, of Scott City died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 13, 1923, at Lusk Chapel, Mo., son of Lawrence and Effie Knight Pobst Sr. He and Alice Nadine Jones were married Oct. 27, 1951, in Jackson, Mo. She died March 4, 1977...
Stephen White Jr. (07/19/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Stephen Bernard White Jr., 22, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at his home. He was born May 9, 1980, in Sikeston, the son of Ruby Jones of Clarksdale, Miss., and Stephen Bernard White Sr. of Sikeston. He attended Sikeston High School...
Jerry Richardson (07/19/02)
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. -- Jerry Scott Richardson, 58, of Lake Elsinore died Sunday, July 14, 2002, in a car accident in Lake Elsinore. He was born in San Bernardino, Calif., and had lived in Lake Elsinore for three years. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at San Jose State University and his doctorate at the University of Memphis. He was professor of music at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau for 20 years before he retired as a professor emeritus in 1999...
Donna Hasty (07/19/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Donna Mae Hasty, 53, of Sikeston died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 23, 1948, at Sikeston, daughter of Heartsill and Helen Mae Ziegenhorn Daniel. She and Noel Dean Hasty were married April 9, 1966, in Bel Aire, Md...
Melvin Heise (07/19/02)
Melvin A. Heise, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 11, 1913, in Wayne County, Mo., son of Albert F. and Louise Baker Heise. He and Ruth Inglehart were married Dec. 22, 1934, at Egypt Mills, Mo. She died Feb. 25, 1999...
John Jarrett (07/19/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- John Jarrett, 66, died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at his home outside Advance. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Maxine Ancell (07/18/02)
W. Maxine Ancell, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Edward Franklin and Audra Leota Patterson Alsobrook. Ancell retired as an insurance clerk at Cape Girardeau Surgical Clinic. She was a member of First Christian Church at Chaffee, Mo...
Gae Anderson (07/18/02)
Gae V. Hannah Joyce Anderson, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Eminence, Mo., daughter of Carl D. and Sadie L. Conway. She and Lyle Hannah were married in 1944. He died in 1961. She and Charles L. Anderson were married Oct. 15, 1974, in Granite City, Ill...
Ruth Fadler (07/18/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth V. Fadler, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 20, 1911, at Perryville, daughter of Leon and Emma Guyot Feltz. She and Albert Fadler were married July 29, 1929. He died June 17, 1990...
Geraldine Dormeyer (07/17/02)
Geraldine M. Dormeyer, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Williford (07/17/02)
William Dale Williford, 61, of Flowood, Miss., died Friday, June 21, 2002, in Jackson, Miss. He was born July 3, 1940, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of Vernon and Claireece Williford. Formerly of Charleston and Wyatt, Mo., he had lived in Flowood the past 15 years...
Donald Cavaness (07/17/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donald C. Cavaness, 75, of Anna died Monday, July 15, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born July 10, 1927, in Union County, Ill., son of Clifford and Lucille Cavaness. He and Ruth Elizabeth Casper were married July 17, 1952, at Cobden, Ill...
Viola Dannenmueller (07/17/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Viola Dannenmueller, 87, of Oran died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, in a St. Louis nursing home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Catherine Coopwood (07/17/02)
WILSON CITY, Mo. -- Catherine Coopwood, 73, of Wilson City died Friday, July 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born May 7, 1929, in Lenox, Ky., daughter of John and Willie Perry. She married Alfreda Coopwood, who preceded her in death...
Lawrence Call (07/17/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Lawrence Ralph Call, 75, of Oak Ridge died Monday, July 15, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 2, 1927, at Jackson, Mo., son of Lawrence and Amelia Englemann Call. He first married Viola Whitney, who died Oct. 16, 1988. He later married Ann Fickle April 3, 1982, in Wheaton, Ill...
Frank Ellis (07/17/02)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Frank C. Ellis, 88, of Sedgewickville died Monday, July 15, 2002, at the family farm. He was born Dec. 11, 1913, at Lithium, Mo., the son of Walter and Cora Conrad Ellis. He and Jewel Bollinger were married Oct. 2, 1937, and she survives...
Robert Turner (07/17/02)
GORDONVILLE, Mo. -- Robert Warren Turner, 56, of St. Charles, Mo., died Monday, July 15, 2002, at Barnes/Jewish St. Peters Hospital in St. Peters, Mo. He was born Oct. 21, 1945, in San Bernardino, Calif., son of Chester A. and Edna Steelman Turner. He and Loretta Sadler were married Nov. 21, 1966, at Gordonville...
Geraldine Dormeyer (07/18/02)
The funeral for Geraldine Marie Dormeyer of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Cathedral. Msgr. Richard Rolwing will officiate. Entombment will be in Cape County Park Mausoleum. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday...
Carol Crowden (07/18/02)
DELTA, Mo. -- Carol Leon Crowden, 69, of Delta died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at his home. He was born March 15, 1933, in Lamar, Ark., son of Mary Crowden Ferguson. He and Nadine King were married Dec. 3, 1955. Crowden was a retired self-employed farmer, and retired as an inseam trimmer at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee, Mo...
Viola Dannenmueller (07/18/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Graveside service for Viola Regina Dannenmueller of St. Louis will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens in Morley, Mo. The Rev. John Harth will officiate. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Dannenmueller, 87, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Green Park Nursing Home in St. Louis...
Clarence Haertling (07/19/02)
Clarence "C.R." Haertling, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 13, 1914, son of Oswald H. and Augusta E. Pfeiffer Haertling. He and Elda Buck were married Oct. 10, 1937, at Altenburg, Mo. Elda died Aug. 11, 2000...
John Whittington (07/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- John E. Whittington, 77, died Friday, July 19, 2002, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Leonard Scheffer (07/20/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Leonard Lawrence Scheffer, 59, of Chaffee died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 11, 1943, at Charleston, Mo., son of Lawrence Edward and Adella Marie Heisserer Scheffer. Scheffer was a bricklayer with Ervin Eichhorn and then was a clerk at Rhodes 101 in Chaffee. He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and St. Ambrose Men's Club in Chaffee, and Knights of Columbus Council 4311 in Oran, Mo...
Albertine Enderlin (07/23/02)
CONWAY, Ark. -- Albertine Rose Enderlin, 84, of Conway died Friday, July 19, 2002. She was born Jan. 1, 1918, in Conway, the daughter of Frank and Ida Zimmerman Moll. She is survived by three daughters, Jan Lipsmeyer of Hot Springs Village, Ark., Beth Hambuchen of Conway and Ginny Wene of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Frank Moll of Salem, Ore., Robert Moll of San Jacinto, Calif., Joe Moll of Morton Grove, Ill., and Jim Moll of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters, Louise Gillespie of Salem, Ore., Ida Moix of Conway and Dorothy Hess of Conway; 11 grandchildren and six-great-grandchildren.. ...
Marie Haupt (07/23/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Melinda Marie Haupt, 70, of Jackson died Monday, July 22, 2002, at her home. She was born May 10, 1932, in Jackson, daughter of Charles S. and Malinda Lehmann Evans. She and John G. Haupt were married May 22, 1949. He died April 10, 1995...
Donald Austin (07/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Donald Raymond Austin, 61, of Staunton, Ill., died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton. He was born March 14, 1941, at Vanduser, Mo., son of Freeman Walter and Wilma Delores Brown Austin. He and Brenda White were married Nov. 14, 1985, in St. Louis...
Regina Schnurbusch (07/23/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Regina B. Schnurbusch, 95, of Perryville died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 11, 1907, in Perry County, daughter of Gottfried Emil and Mary Theresa Buchheit Wibbenmeyer. She and Theodore B. Schnurbusch were married Sept. 21, 1926, at Apple Creek, Mo. He preceded her in death...
Mahala Helms (07/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mahala Bea Buras Helms, 90, died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born June 24, 1912, in Coleman County, Texas, daughter of Elijah John and Jane Needham Sanders. She married Leslie Earl Helms, who preceded her in death...
Harold Stafford (07/23/02)
MALDEN, Mo. -- The funeral for Harold Dean "Birdie" Stafford of Malden will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bradshaw Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Blagg will officiate. Burial will be in Rosewood Cemetery, with military rites to be conducted. Stafford, 67, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Three Rivers Health Care North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Norma Dambach (07/23/02)
Norma B. Dambach, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 14, 1916, at Tilsit, Mo., daughter of Albert and Caroline Loos Birk. She and Gilbert A.R. Dambach were married Nov. 1, 1952, in Cape Girardeau...
Paul Hope (07/23/02)
Paul Harold Hope, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born June 10, 1911, at Pocahontas, Mo., son of James Robert and Bertha Thompson Hope. He and Dorothy Ruth Stewart were married July 25, 1938. She died March 28, 1995...
Jay Green (07/24/02)
Jay "James" Green, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marquice Giden (07/24/02)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Marquice Davon Giden, seven months, died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis, from injuries received in an automobile accident. He is the son of Annie Brown of Mound City. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Verna Prim (07/24/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Verna Prim, 96, of Mounds died Monday, July 22, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born July 2, 1906, in Pulaski County, daughter of Sylvester and Dora Washington Clanton. She married Von Prim, who died Nov. 27, 1984...
Betty Sexton (07/23/02)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Betty Lou Sexton, 52, of Blodgett died Friday, July 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 27, 1950, in Mattoon, Ill., daughter of Charles and Leola Spurling Bosley Sr. She and Ronald Sexton Sr. were married Nov. 10, 1992...
John Whittington (07/22/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- John E. Whittington, 77, died Friday, July 19, 2002, at his home. Funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, followed by interment at Russell Heights Cemetery with a graveside military honor service. Dr. Grant Gillard will officiate...
Norma Damback (07/22/02)
Norma Damback died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Laura Smith (07/20/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Laura Ann Smith, 62, of Anna died Friday, July 19, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 6, 1939, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Herbert Lee and Esta Mae Guynn Clutts. She and Carl Lee Smith were married Sept. 29, 1979, in Alto Pass, Ill. He died May 22, 2002...
Leora Dolle (07/20/02)
Audrey Leora Dolle, 89, formerly of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born June 11, 1913, in Sedgewickville, daughter of Barney C. and Maude B. Cook Seabaugh. She and Vern W. Dolle were married Dec. 24, 1932. He died March 28, 1995...
Colonel Hawk Sr. (07/20/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Colonel A. Hawk Sr., 76, of Anna died Thursday, July 18, 2002, in Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 6, 1926, at Makanda, Ill., son of Joseph Wesley and Dorothy Hogg Hawk. Hawk retired as a security officer in the Peoria, Ill., area, and had been a bus driver with Cobden Unit School District...
John Jarrett (07/20/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- John H. Jarrett, 66, of Advance died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 9, 1935, in Tunica, Miss., son of James Thomas and Ollie Coleman Jarrett. John had been manager at Kentucky Finance, Personal Finance, Warehouse manager at Georgia-Pacific and had worked at Wib's Drive-In. He was a member of First Baptist Church and Cape Optimist Club. He was a member of Parents Without Partners and Beginning Experiences...
Joan Wall (07/21/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Joan K. Wall, 61, of Brownwood, Mo., died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at the Advance Nursing Center. Arranagements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
James Shirrell (07/21/02)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- James "Jim" H. Shirrell, 93, of Wappapello died Friday, July 19, 2002, at the Puxico Nursing Center. He was born April 21, 1909, at Zalma, Mo., son of Andrew and Francis Talley Shirrell. He and Lillie Davis were married March 11, 1995, at Wappapello...
Elmer Lee (07/21/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elmer E. Lee, 87, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 6, 1915, in Kewanee, Mo., son of Ernest and Ella Boyette Lee. He and Lena I. Beaman were married Nov. 20, 1937, in New Madrid, Mo...
Thelma Wallace (07/21/02)
Thelma Joyce Wallace, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 19, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 21, 1931, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charlie Bass and Lucy Mae Ward Harmon, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her father, Bill Harmon...
John Whittington (07/21/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- John E. Whittington, 77, died Friday, July 19, 2002, at his home. Friends may call Sunday between 5 and 9 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. An Elks service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be Monday, July 22, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home, followed by internment in Russell Heights Cemetery with a graveside military honor service. Dr. Grand Gillard will officiate...
Brandy Keller (07/22/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Brandy Dawn Keller, 25, of Holts Summit, Mo., died Friday, July 19, 2002, at her home. She was born June 1, 1977, daughter of Jimmy Keller and Theresa Powell. She had attended State Fair College in Jefferson City, Mo. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Jimmy and Judy Keller of Chaffee, Mo.; mother and stepfather, Theresa and Michael Powell of New Bloomfield, Mo.; a son, Christopher Keller of the home; a daughter, Acayshia Keller of the home; a half brother, J.R. ...
Joan Wall (07/22/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Joan Kay Wall, 61, of Advance died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born May 5, 1941, at Gladwyn, Mich., daughter of Chester and Lottie Meese Stotts. She and Guy Wall were married in 1971. He died in 1997. She and Harold Portlock were married Oct. 10, 1999...
Trenton Pinkston (07/24/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Trenton Dee Pinkston was stillborn Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Corey Michael and Deja Renee Craver Pinkston of Scott City; a brother, Dillon Pinkston of the home; paternal grandparents, Benny Pinkston of St. ...