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Obituaries from August 2002

Sister Denise Diebold (08/08/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Sister Denise Diebold, 85, died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters Motherhouse in Wheaton, Ill., her religious community. A remembrance service and rosary prayer service was held at the convent July 28. A funeral Mass was celebrated July 29 at Our Lady of the Angels Motherhouse Chapel. Interment followed in Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton...
Marjorie Williams (08/10/02)
Marjorie J. Williams, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 13, 1917, in Newton, Mass., daughter of Nelson A. and Margaret McGarvey McGrath. She and James H. Williams were married Feb. 15, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas. He died May 16, 1994...
Faye McLaird (08/10/02)
Faye McLaird, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1926, in Jackson, Mo., daughter of Ben and Fern Abernathy Reid. She and George McLaird were married April 10, 1946, in Jackson. Mrs. Mc-Laird was a graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Alma Weber (08/11/02)
WITTENBERG, Mo. -- Alma J. Weber, 88, of Wittenberg died on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo. She was born on Jan. 8, 1914, at Wittenberg, daughter of Theodore H. and Pauline J. Gerler Schattauer. She and Eldore V. Weber were married April 9, 1939. He died Nov. 12, 1971...
Kathleen Coker (08/11/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Kathleen Coker, 97, of Jackson died on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
David Baggett Jr. (08/11/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- David E. Baggett Jr., 39, of Anna died on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Aug. 21, 1962, at Carbondale, Ill., son of David E. and Donna Heuman Baggett Sr. He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and a carpenter with Rich Carlson Construction Co. in Carbondale...
Chester Branum (08/11/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Chester B. Branum, 78, of Dexter died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. He was born May 26, 1924, at Hornersville, Mo., son of Thomas Jefferson and Alice Hastings Branum. He and Thelma Menley McNeeley were married May 1, 1988, at Dexter...
Lynn Bollinger (08/11/02)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Lynn H. Bollinger, 49, of Sedgewickville died on Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at the family home. He was born on Oct. 8, 1952, at Sedgewickville, son of Joe and Myrtle Weibrecht Bollinger. He and Catherine Welker were married Dec. 1, 1972...
Elizabeth Bonifield (08/11/02)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Elizabeth C. Bonifield, 89, of Bell City died on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo.
Alice Nussbaum (08/11/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Alice Mabel Nussbaum, 91, of Jackson passed away on Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 27, 1910, in Whitewater, Mo., daughter of August and Anna Grebe Eggimann. She and Arthur W. Nussbaum were married on Jan. 27, 1931. He died July 20, 1987...
Jean Brooks (08/11/02)
Jean Brooks, a retired registered nurse, college instructor, health care educator and advocate, died April 24, 2002, of breast cancer, while living at Christian Health Care-West Park in Springfield, Mo. She was 77 years old. Jean Brooks was born in Neosho, Mo. She lived in Jackson, Mo., Cape Girardeau, and then moved to Webster Groves, Mo., where she and her husband, Robert Brooks Sr., raised four children: Susan Brooks Sterner, Robert Brooks Jr., Geneva Brooks Melillo and Lawrence Brooks...
Michael Proctor (08/11/02)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- Michael "Mike" Proctor, 54, of Millersville died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. An American Legion service will be at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Leslie Cemetery at County Line Baptist Church on Highway 34 with a military honor guard service. The Rev. Morris Cobb will officiate...
Larry Owens (08/12/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Larry H. Owens, 61, of East Prairie died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at his residence. He was born March 22, 1941, near Diehlstadt, Mo., son of Charlie M. and Altha Marie Smith Owens. He was a retired riverboat captain and had been employed by Midland Company for over 34 years...
Lisa Lage (08/12/02)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Lisa Gail Lage, 36, of Mobile, Ala., formerly of Paducah, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was the daughter-in-law of Wally and Dori Lage of Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Milner and Orr Funeral Home in Paducah...
Mary Staley (08/10/02)
Mary Margaret "Boots" Staley, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 28, 1918, at Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of Scott and Mary Coleman Ferrell. She and George I. Staley were married Oct. 16, 1937, in Perryville, Mo. He died Aug. 10, 1990...
Clinton Taylor (08/10/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- The funeral for Clinton Andrew Taylor of Oran will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Morley Baptist Church in Morley, Mo. The Rev. Dennis Cebulak will officiate. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran after 4:30 p.m. today. Taylor, 51, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, in an automobile accident on Interstate 55 near Imperial, Mo...
Jessie Koeppel (08/10/02)
Jessie Louise Koeppel, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 6, 1926, in Boston, Mass., daughter of James Wallace and Helen Clementine Calley Cook. She and Robert E. Koeppel were married June 3, 1948, in Baltimore, Md...
LaVerne Ostendorf (08/08/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- LaVerne Matthews Ostendorf, 93, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 29, 1909, at Chaffee, daughter of Sylvester and Elizabeth Owens Matthews. She and Harry Ostendorf were married Aug. 20, 1927, in St. Charles, Mo. He died in July 1980...
Edna Murphy (08/09/02)
Edna Murphy, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at West Georgia Hospice in La Grange, Ga. She was born Feb. 24, 1923, in Crowder, Mo., the daughter of Thomas and Bertha Irvin. She married Joseph Murphy. He preceded her in death. She was the retired former secretary of the Greene County Youth Service Bureau. She was a member of Maple United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau and a member of Eastern Star...
Dick Reid (08/09/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Dick Arnold Reid, 82, of Scott City died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 11, 1920, in Hastings, Fla., son of Arnold and Mina Schuman Reid. He and Ruby Smith Rogers were married June 20,1990, in Scott City...
Marjorie Williams (08/09/02)
Marjorie Williams of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Fords & Sons Funeral Home.
Lydia Neathamer (08/09/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lydia E. Neathamer, 93, of Cairo died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Florissant, Mo. She was born Aug. 19, 1908, in Ballard County, Ky., daughter of Hubert and Sally Underhill Mosley. She married Joseph Neathamer, who died in 1989...
Clinton Taylor (08/09/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Clinton Taylor, 51, of Oran, formerly of Morley, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, in an automobile accident on Interstate 55 near Imperial, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Pierce (08/09/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- Mildred Pierce, 84, of Hernando, Fla., formerly of Elco, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Tenholder (08/09/02)
Joseph H. Tenholder, 67, of Cahokia, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in East St. Louis, Ill. He was born Dec. 23, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Martin and Hannah Van Deven Tenholder. He and Corrinne Holzum were married May 21, 1955, at Glennon, Mo...
William Wright Jr. (08/09/02)
William Perry Wright Jr., 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 28, 1912, in Charleston, Mo., son of William Perry and Blanche Hadassah Mitchell Wright. He married the former Ernestine Gilmore. Wright was a 1930 graduate of Charleston High School, attended St. Louis University, the University of Missouri, and Tulane University. He was admitted to the Missouri Bar Association, and practiced law with the Joslyn and Joslyn law firm in Charleston...
Laura Stoll (08/09/02)
Laura Stoll, 94, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at South Baldwin Regional Medical Center in Foley, Ala. She was born Oct. 27, 1907, in Gordonville, Mo., daughter of August and Emma Wessel Daume. She and Clement Louis Stoll were married Dec. 24, 1948, in Cape Girardeau...
Evelyn Foster (08/09/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Evelyn Louise Foster, beloved by family and friends, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at the age of 60. She was born Nov. 9, 1941, at Delta, Mo., daughter of Russell and Iva Driskell Medley. She and James W. Foster were married Aug. 16, 1958, in Chaffee, Mo...
John McClain (08/10/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- John Louis McClain, 75, of Chaffee died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1926, at Hartzell, Mo., son of William Monroe and Floy Mae Devore. He and Dortha Mae Gremar were married Jan. 1, 1949. McClain retired from construction work at Wilhelmi Brothers Construction in Joliet, Ill., and was employed 20 years as a machine operator at Sports Specialty Shoe Co. in Chaffee. He was a member of United Pentecostal Church in Advance, Mo...
Mildred Pierce (08/10/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- The funeral for Mildred Pierce of Hernando, Fla., will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Elco Methodist Church. The Rev. John Clark will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Monday at the church...
Michael Krebs (08/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo -- Michael Brian Krebs, 35, of Grandview, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Grounds as the result of an accident. He was born Jan. 8, 1967, son of Russell Edward and Barbara Jane Happe Krebs of Wappapello, Mo...
Annie Scowden (08/12/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Annie R. Scowden, 98, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at her residence. She was born Jan. 13, 1904, in Kansas, Ill., daughter of the late William H. and Josephine Glovier Simmers. She was first married to Evert Harris in 1926. He died June 12, 1931. In 1935, she married Oren Scowden at Greenbrier, Mo. He died Nov. 20, 1953...
Alta Green (08/12/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Alta Mae Green, 89, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at Monticello House, where she had lived since February. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, followed by burial in Zion Methodist Cemetery in Gordonville, Mo. The Rev. Lloyd Ray Green will officiate...
Melvin Eftink (08/14/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- The funeral for Melvin Joseph Eftink of Oran will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church. The Rev. John Harth will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran after 5 p.m. Thursday. Parish prayers will be at 7...
Clorcie Brewer (08/14/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clorcie G. Brewer, 96, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 16, 1906, in Perry County, daughter of Anton and Rose Valleroy Wingerter. She and Edgar Thomas Brewer were married Sept. 22, 1925, at Perryville. He died Oct. 30, 1975...
Reginald Evans (08/14/02)
Reginald Miles Evans, 70, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Phoenix. He was born Feb. 21, 1932, in Vanduser, Mo., son of Richard Miles and Helen Elizabeth Jennings Evans. He and Alice Bartles were married Oct. 30, 1954, in Cape Girardeau...
Scott Ford (08/14/02)
Scott Ford, 40, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, in an automobile accident on Big Bend Road. He was born May 28, 1962, in Cape Girardeau, son of Carl L. and Delores Revelle Ford. Ford was a graduate of Central High School. He was employed at Quade's Masonry...
Luther Ogborn (08/14/02)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Luther P. Ogborn, 87, of East Cape Girar-deau died at 10:25 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1914, in Wickliffe, Ky., son of Lon and Beulah Parks Ogborn. He married Lucille Garrett Feb. 10, 1948...
Tracie Ford (08/14/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Tracie D. Ford, 28, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, in an automobile accident in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 2, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Clifford Eugene "Dicky" and Bonnie Caudell Ford Sr. Ford was a secretary at Huffman Insurance Co. in Cairo, Ill...
Lisa Lage (08/14/02)
Lisa Gail Lage, 36, of Mobile, Ala., died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born June 26, 1966, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of Larry and Glenda Calhoun. She and Joseph David Lage were married Sept. 30, 1995. Lisa was a 1984 graduate of Reidland High School in Paducah. She was a CAT scan technologist at Providence Hospital...
Althea Fleming (08/15/02)
Althea Marie Fleming, 49, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 27, 1953, in St. Louis, daughter of James Donald and Delores Gruenewald Mathis. She married Ralph Fleming. Fleming was a member of First Assembly of God Church...
Kelsey Wiggins (08/15/02)
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. -- Kelsey Dawn Wiggins, newborn infant, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at Morgan Hospital & Medical Center in Martinsville. She was born four hours earlier at the hospital, the daughter of Matthew Harold Wiggins and Kasaundra Watkins...
Martha Robert (08/15/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Martha C. Robert of Kelso will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Msgr. Richard Rolwing 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. Parish prayers will be at 6, with the rosary to be recited at 6:15 by Knights of Columbus Council 1111 of Cape Girardeau...
Bertrand Holloway Jr. (08/15/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Bertrand Holloway Jr., 60, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1942, in San Francisco, Calif., son of Bertrand and Lola Earnshaw Holloway Sr. Holloway was parts manager at Stevens Pontiac in Los Gatos, Calif., 12 years, and most recently was an over-the-road truck driver 10 years. He was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...
Dorothy Jackson (08/15/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy Marie Jackson, 86, of Charleston died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Nov. 28, 1915, at Wyatt, Mo., daughter of Albert and Bertha Mason Fields. She and Elbert "Ike" Jackson were married Jan. 28, 1939. He died Feb. 8, 1984...
Thomas Bailey Jr. (08/15/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Thomas G. "Tom" Bailey Jr., 58, of Cobden died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 29, 1944, in Alton, Ill., son of Thomas G. and Lena Marie Jackson Bailey Sr. He and Rose McCrary were married June 28, 1980, in Cobden...
Norma Ervin (08/14/02)
Norma Catherine Ervin, 94, of Hayward, Calif., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at Parkview Nursing Home in Hayward. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Martha Robert (08/14/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Martha C. Robert, 98, of Kelso died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo.
Sullivan Clark Jr. (08/14/02)
ESSEX, Mo. -- Sullivan Clark Jr., 70, of rural Essex (Penermon) died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at the St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Nov. 14, 1931, in Hayti, Mo., son of Sullivan and Delia Loggins Clark. He and Minnie Pryor were married Dec. 31, 1954...
Mildred Pierce (08/12/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Mildred H. Pierce, daughter of the late Homer and Beatrice Rickles Hazel, was born in Birmingham, Ala., on April 7, 1929, and passed away at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., on Aug. 10, 2002, at the age of 73 years, four months and three days...
Elizabeth Bonifield (08/12/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Elizabeth Bonifield, 89, of Bell City, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 12, 1912, at Charleston, Mo., daughter of the late Alfred George and Berneita Telker Carlisle. She and Charles D. Bonifield were married May 8, 1932. He preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 1997...
Cecil Jenkins Jr. (08/13/02)
Cecil Lee Jenkins Jr., 54, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 18, 1947, in Columbus, Miss., son of Cecil Lee Jenkins Sr. and Lucille Clayborne Jenkins Ross. He attended Peoria Manual High School in Peoria, Ill...
Luther Ogborn (08/13/02)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Luther Ogborn, 87, of East Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
James Pickrell (08/13/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- James A. Pickrell, 83, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Anna City Cemetery. Hileman and Parr Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Melvin Eftink (08/13/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Melvin Joseph Eftink, 59, of Oran died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Madina Heisserer (08/13/02)
DUTCHTOWN, Mo. -- Madina M. Heisserer, 72, of Affton, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 10, 1930, at Dutchtown, daughter of Otto and Stella Obermann Koch. She married Theon "T.S." Heisserer...
Norma Hinkle (08/13/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Norma Hinkle, 64, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at City Care Center. She was born Dec. 20, 1937, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Norman and Josephine Peeler Hinkle. Hinkle was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Cobden, Ill...
Kathleen Coker (08/13/02)
Kathleen Coker, 97, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 17, 1905, in Howell, Ky., daughter of James and Adalissa Morris Littlefield. She and Houston K. Coker were married Feb. 2, 1925. He died Feb. 6, 1981. Formerly of Harrisburg, Ill., she moved to Jackson, Mo., in 1983, and to the Lutheran Home eight years ago. She was a member of Shawnee Hills Baptist Church in Jackson...
Dorothy Tuggle (08/13/02)
Dorothy Tuggle, 78, of Shelbina, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo. She was born June 1, 1924, in Shelbina, daughter of Clyde Franklin and Edna Marguerite Griffin Studer. She and Harry Tuggle were married July 20, 1946, in Troy, Kan. He died April 14, 1973...
Emil Strack (08/13/02)
Emil Strack, 93, of Lebanon, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese, Ill. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Stella Dreyer (08/13/02)
NEW WELLS, Mo. -- Stella R. Dreyer, 87, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Home in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born Sept. 14, 1914, at New Wells, daughter of Benjamin and Mary Mahnken Fiedler. She married Herbert Dreyer, who preceded her in death...
Daisy Davis (08/13/02)
Daisy Grace Davis, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born March 8, 1908, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of George W. and Mollie Wakefield Brundrett. She and Leo Davis were married June 10, 1936, at Illmo, Mo...
Emil Strack (08/15/02)
Emil F.T. Strack, 93, of Lebanon, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese, Ill. He was born Aug. 28, 1908, in Cape Girardeau, son of Anton and Annie K. Lowes Strack. He and Emma M. Knoebel were married Aug. 9, 1953, in Belleville, Ill...
Marjorie Petzoldt (08/01/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Thelma "Marjorie" Petzoldt, 76, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at Monticello House. She was born June 23, 1926, in Summersville, Mo., daughter of Edward and Ethel Jones Belew. Petzoldt lived in the New Wells, Mo., community many years. She was an obstetrical technician at Southeast Missouri Hospital 30 years, retiring in 1990. She moved to Grove, Okla., and then to Jackson in 2001. She was a member of First Baptist Church...
Wanda Huffman (08/03/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Wanda Mae Huffman, 69, of Marble Hill died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Aug. 21, 1932, daughter of Henry Washington and Beulah Mae Jacobs Fox. She and Melvin M. Huffman were married March 12, 1949, in Piggott, Ark. He died Jan. 5, 1990...
Robert Landers (08/03/02)
Robert G. Landers, 70, of Downers Grove, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Pearce (08/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Paul Stanley Pearce, 86, of Anna died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Oct. 10, 1915, in Anna, son of William Elijah and Amanda Pyles Pearce. He married Gladys N. Bean, who preceded him in death. Pearce was a barber in Anna from 1951 until retiring. He was a member of Anna United Methodist Church...
William Willett (08/03/02)
William Malcom "Bill" Willett, 73, of Cedar Hill, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at his home. He was born March 24, 1929, in Detroit, Mich., son of Merlin Charles and Mary Cordelia Roberts Willett. He and Margie Collins were married in St. Louis...
James Talley (08/03/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- James Dale Talley, 48, of Advance died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at his home. He was born July 30, 1954, in Advance, son of August and Merlene Rea Talley. Talley was a painter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include three sons, Jeremy Talley of Farmington, Mo., Jody Talley of Brownwood, Mo., Travis Talley of Advance; a daughter, April Robinson of California; his mother, Merlene Hill of Advance; five brothers, Sammy Talley of Cape Girardeau, Kenny Talley and Michael Sparkman of Brownwood, Mo., Tooter Talley of Dexter, Mo., Terry Sparkman of Sikeston, Mo.; a sister, Cindy Umfleet of Brownwood; and a grandchild.. ...
Helen Caraker (08/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Helen L. Caraker of Lake Placid, Fla., will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Dewayne Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday...
Frank Crider (08/03/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Frank L. Crider, 73, formerly of Tamms, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna, Ill. He was born Sept. 6, 1928, at Tamms, son of John Logan and Dora Hardy Crider. His wife, Frances Mary "Susie" Crider, died in 1987...
Myrtle McClain (08/03/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Myrtle May McClain, 72, of Oran died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 24, 1930, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Carl and Annie Brown Hubbard. She and Millard A. McClain were married March 1, 1946. He died Feb. 25, 1979...
Rev. John Walker (08/03/02)
The funeral for the Rev. John H. Walker of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. today at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, Mo. Dr. Clayton Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Festus Methodist Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until time of service...
Kenneth Buck (08/03/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Kenneth Leslie Buck, 68, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 19, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Dorman and Georgia Smith Buck. He and Bessie Daniel were married April 3, 1953, in St. Louis...
Martha Kelley (08/03/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Martha Lou Kelley, 62, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at her son's home in O'Fallon, Mo. She was born Aug. 18, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charley Lee and Lelia O. Statler Seabaugh. She had lived in Jackson all her life and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Jackson High School in 1957 and attended Southeast Missouri State University for two years...
Sarah Volkerding (08/03/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Sarah Volkerding, 33, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Ralph Lape Jr. (08/03/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Ralph Lee Lape Jr., 54, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, near Portageville, Mo. He was born April 13, 1948, at Cape Girardeau, son of the late Ralph and Edna Marie Graser Lape Sr. Ralph was a retired railroad conductor with the Burlington Northern Railway Co. in Chaffee. He served in the U.S. Air Force...
Red Wells (08/02/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Owen Dudley "Red" Wells Jr., 76, of Morley died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1925, at Benton, Mo., son of Owen Dudley and Lavinia Jane Eaves Wells. He and Ruth Jean Smith were married Jan. 29, 1947, at Morley...
Rev. Lowell West (08/02/02)
CYPRESS, Ill. -- The Rev. Lowell G. West, 81, of Cypress died Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1920, in Dongola, Ill., son of Joseph and Stella Turner West. He married Hildah Troutman. West was pastor of Mt. Olive Baptist Church near Dongola, and had pastored several Baptist churches in the area. He also farmed...
Teresa Brucker (08/02/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Teresa Mary Brucker, 76, of Grandview, Mo., died Tuesday, July 30, 2002. She was born Jan. 20, 1926, in Oran. Brucker had lived in the Kansas City area since 1949. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include three sons, Mike Brucker of Grandview, Bill Brucker of Overland Park, Kan., John Brucker of Belton, Mo.; two sisters, Bertha Rommel of Cape Girardeau, Geneva Phillips of Grandview; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
Betty Brewer (08/01/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Betty Brewer, 37, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born in Lilbourn, Mo., the daughter of Clyde and Lattie Milligan Brewer. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her mother of Sikeston; a daughter, Misty Brewer of Sikeston; two brothers, Chester and Lloyd Brewer, both of Sikeston; five sisters, Linda McLean and Brenda Brewer, both of Sikeston, Myrtle Landnier of Gautier, Miss., and Patty Bohnert and Dianne Chadd, both of Sikeston.. ...
Maxine Blackshear (08/01/02)
Graveside service for Maxine Blackshear was held Wednesday at Lorimier Cemetery. The Rev. John Goff officiated. Ford and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Blackshear, 79, died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Hunter Acres Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo...
The Rev. Lowell West (08/01/02)
CYPRESS, Ill. -- The Rev. Lowell West, 81, died Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at his home near Cypress. Arrangements are incomplete at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Arlie Seawright (08/01/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Arlie C. Seawright, 78, of Escanaba, Mich., died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers, Mich. He was born Jan. 17, 1924, in Cairo, son of Arlie and Lillie Morgan Seawright Sr. His wife, Eloeise, died in 1987...
Shirley Batterton (08/01/02)
Shirley Ann Batterton, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Jan. 3, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Kelly and Louise Mary Miget Willard. She received a master's degree in psychology from Lincoln Land College in Springfield, Ill. ...
Vivian Yates (08/02/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Vivian Yates, 95, of Cobden died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Nov. 24, 1906, at Cobden, daughter of William and Lona Nicholson Garner. She and Henry Clay Yates were married May 7, 1932, in Union County, Ill. He died June 13, 1988...
Shelburne Brewer (08/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Shelburne Delaney "Shoddy" Brewer, 92, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Homestead Hospital in Homestead, Fla. He was born Aug. 6, 1909, at Bertrand, Mo., son of George Delaney and Lucy Presson Brewer. He and Dorothy Adelaide Walker were married Nov. 11, 1933, in Sikeston. She died Aug. 23, 1979...
Jimmy Miller (08/02/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Jimmy Miller, 93, of Waterproof, La., died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Riverland Medical Center in Ferriday, La. He was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Warren, Ark., son of Jim and Laura Johnson Miller. He and Birtha Johnson were married in February 1930. She died Nov. 5, 2001...
Margaret Pratt (08/02/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Margaret Pratt, 84, of Tamms died Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 28, 1918, in Tamms, daughter of Henry and Julia Gannon Minton. She and Clovis Pratt were married in 1952. He died July 7, 1977...
Shirley Batterton (08/02/02)
Funeral Mass for Shirley Ann Batterton of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Old St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Gefford Lamprea will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. today...
Lawrence Duggan (08/02/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lawrence D. Duggan, 87, of Cairo died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Daystar Care Center. He was born April 24, 1915, in Cairo, son of Patrick and Catherine Houlihan Duggan. Duggan was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Survivors include a nephew, John Heaman of Huntsville, Ala...
Helen Caraker (08/02/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen L. Caraker, 78, of Lake Placid, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at her home. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Frank L. Crider (08/02/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frank L. Crider, 73, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. Funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. Burial in St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles, Ill...
Elena Peer (08/03/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Elena M. Peer, 98, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was born Oct. 7, 1903, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Adolphus and Ollie Bratton Moseley. She and Armon L. Peer were married Oct. 12, 1922. He died Dec. 3, 1982...
Florence Carr (08/03/02)
Florence M. Carr, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 14, 1925, at Birds Point, Mo., daughter of Emory E. and Rosa E. Baugh Brown. She married Benjamin F. "Bud" Carr Dec. 24, 1948, in Cairo, Ill. He died March 19, 1988...
Evelyn Foster (08/08/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Evelyn Louise Foster, beloved by family and friends, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at the age of 60. She was born Nov. 9, 1941, at Delta, Mo., daughter of Russell and Iva Driskell Medley. She and James W. Foster were married Aug. 16, 1958, in Chaffee, Mo...
Beulah Camden (08/06/02)
Beulah M. Camden, 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, July 25, 2002, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 26, 1916, in West Fork, Mo., daughter of Harry and Asiadell Estep. Beulah is survived by two daughters, Kathy Green and husband Jim of Sedgewickville, Mo., Nellie Shell and husband Jerry of Bentonville, Ark.; three sons, Harold Camden and wife Sharon of Bushnell, Ill., Bob Camden of Sedgewickville, David Camden of Fenton, Mo.; a sister, Irene Fickley of Cape Girardeau; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.. ...
Marie Little (08/07/02)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Marie Ulrich Little, 85, of Grand Chain died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at Southgate Care Center in Metropolis, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Dorothy Scholz (08/07/02)
Dorothy Lucille Scholz, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 5, 1921, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Bernard S. and Hester Proffer Eakins. She and Marvin E. "Gene" Scholz were married March 5, 1938. He died Oct. 31, 2001...
Helen Johnson (08/07/02)
REYNOLDSVILLE, Ill. -- Helen Irene Johnson, 88, of East Alton, Ill., died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born March 25, 1914, in Reynoldsville, daughter of John and Belle Myrtle Phillips Burris. She and Milton F. Johnson were married July 28, 1934, in Anna, Ill. He died Nov. 1, 1971...
Evelyn Foster (08/07/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Evelyn L. Foster, 60, of Scott City died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
J.C. Tidwell (08/07/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ralph "J.C." Tidwell, 88, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born June 12, 1914, in Sikeston, son of Frank and Maggie Whalen Tidwell. He and Violet Holifield were married Dec. 22, 1934...
Lizzie Welker (08/07/02)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- Susan E. "Lizzie" Welker, 88, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girar-deau. She was born July 6, 1914, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of William D. and Lucy Quinn Newell. She and Fred O. Welker were married in January 1934. He passed away Dec. 16, 1986...
Francis Taylor (08/08/02)
Francis Lee "Duke" Taylor, 72, of Glasgow, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at Cooper County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 24, 1930, at Gilliam, Mo., son of Elmer Ray and Lucy I. Taylor. He and Betty Elizabeth Strum were married Oct. 28, 1966...
Rebia Tapley (08/08/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Rebia May Tapley, 93, of Cairo died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at her home. She was born May 30, 1909, in Oscar, Ky., daughter of William Burney and Nellie Raley Hendrick. She married James H. "Bud" Tapley, who died Oct. 18, 1967. Tapley was a member of Tigert Memorial Methodist Church and Order of Eastern Star...
Marie Little (08/08/02)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Marie Ulrich Little, 85, of Grand Chain died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at the Southgate Health Care Center in Metropolis, Ill. She was born Aug. 13, 1916, near Olmsted, Ill., the daughter of Alex and Regina Schoenborn Ulrich. She married Burrell Little. He preceded her in death...
Olive Keel (08/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Olive Mae Keel, 83, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 4, 1919, in Ellingham, Wash., daughter of Honik and Ruth Mabel Falk Oiness. She and John W. Keel were married Jan. 7, 1959, in Tacoma, Wash. He died June 4, 1994...
Agnes Bentley (08/08/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Agnes M. Bentley, 76, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 5, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Alvin N. and Minnie Ann Devenport Baker. She and Harry Rand Bentley were married Nov. 26, 1957, in Houston, Texas. He died June 8, 1979...
Naomi Koch (08/08/02)
NEW WELLS, Mo. -- Naomi Koch, 75, of New Wells died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 19, 1927, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Rudolf and Louise Wiebrecht Lorenz. She and Melvin E. Koch were married June 29, 1947. He died Aug. 13, 1992...
Ernest Stork (08/06/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ernest Lee Stork, 86, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Pulaski County, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at Medco Center Nursing Home in Paducah. He was born Jan. 22, 1916, in Conkling, Ky., son of John Calvin and Anna Hardin Stork. He first married Kathryn Stork, who died in 1992. He later married Louise Cox...
Robert Cheek (08/06/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- The funeral for Robert M. Cheek of Ullin was held Saturday at Crain Funeral Home. Ronnie Gulley officiated. Burial was in Christian Chapel Cemetery. Cheek, 82, died Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at Herrin Hospital. He was born May 23, 1920, in Coatesville, Ind., son of George and Opal Storm Cheek. He and Ruth Swadener were married Feb. 19, 1942...
Sybil Bonds (08/06/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Sybil Bonds, 65, of Bourbonnais, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at her home. She was born June 24, 1937, in New Madrid County, Mo., daughter of Louis P. and Exia Taylor Dolan. She and Jimmie Bonds were married in 1959. He died in February 1981...
Lou Haley (08/03/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Honey "Lou" Haley, 72, of Pflugerville, Texas, and formerly of Scott City, Mo., passed away Saturday, July 27, 2002. The daughter of the late Jack Hill and Cele Potter-Strieff, she was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Cook County, Ill. She graduated from Central High School in Cape Girardeau...
Kenneth Phillips Jr. (08/04/02)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Kenneth "Joey" Phillips Jr., 25, of Puxico died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, in a drowning at Wappapello Lake. He was born Dec. 19, 1976, in Oran, Mo., son of Kenneth Joe Phillips Sr. and Kimberly June Douglass Phillips. He married Kim Smalley on May 18, 2002...
Christian Schott (08/04/02)
Christian Gabriel Michael Schott, infant son of Michael and Kimberly Wells Schott of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Caroline Elizabeth Claire Schott; a brother, Coleman Wells Schott; maternal grandparents, Calvin and Carol Wells; and paternal grandparents, Robert and Helen Schott...
Sarah Volkerding (08/04/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Sarah Elizabeth Anne Volkerding, age 33, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at her home in Jackson. She was born Jan. 2, 1969, in St. Louis, daughter of Kenneth E. and Rebecca Campbell Volkerding. Sarah was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. She was em-ployed several years as a sales clerk at the Dollar General Store in Jackson...
Mitchell George (08/04/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Mitchell W. George, 47, of Carmel, Maine, and formerly of Cobden, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine. He was born May 23, 1955, in Cobden, son of Leslie and Mary Ann Dangbar George. He and Donna Day were married Sept. 6, 1988, in Augusta, Ga...
Bruce Brown (08/04/02)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Bruce Leon Brown, 75, of Wolf Lake died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Union County Hospital. He was born July 30, 1926, at Union County, Ill., son of William Otis and Verda Jane Burnett Brown. Brown was a retired operating engineer, a member of the Local 318, a veteran and a member of the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Ill...
Thomas Stalcup (08/04/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thomas H. Stalcup, 79, of Sikeston died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Feb. 11, 1923, in Jonesboro, Ark., son of Henry J. and Eliza Ellen Griffin Stalcup. He and Laverne Ballentine were married Nov. 15, 1955. She died July 30, 1986...
Carl Garner (08/04/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl L. Garner, 78, of Anna died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Union County Hospital. He was born Dec. 11, 1923, at Piggott, Ark., son of William and Lona Nicholson Garner. He and Helen Caraker were married Aug. 24, 1946, at Piggott. Garner was a U.S. ...
Alfred White (08/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alfred L. White, 42, of Lansing, Mich., died Monday, July 29, 2002, at Bixby Hospital in Adrian, Mich. He was born Dec. 2, 1959, in Sikeston, son of Johnny and Pearlie Mae White. White was a 1978 graduate of Sikeston High School. He was a former member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church...
Mary Childress (08/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Graveside service for Mary Jane Childress of Cincinnati, Ohio, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Garden of Memories Cemetery. The Rev. Fred Leist will officiate. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Childress, 84, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Manor Care Nursing and Rehab Center in Milford, Ohio...
Lucille Miller (08/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Anita Lucille Miller, 93, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born March 2, 1909, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Walter and Minnie Sides Noland. She married Charles E. Miller, who died in 1983...
Alonzo Rumfelt (08/06/02)
Alonzo W. Rumfelt Sr., 82, of Middletown, Calif., died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert and Mary McCain Rumfelt. Rumfelt worked at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif., retiring in 1963. He then worked for Harold Smith Construction in Middletown, retiring in the mid-1980s...
Pamela Abernathy (08/04/02)
Pamela Kay Abernathy, 55, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital in St. Peters, Mo. She was born July 10, 1947, in Canby, Minn., daughter of Edgar James Aylward and Lois May Turbak Aylward. She and Timothy Abernathy were married Aug. 16, 2000, at Excelsior Springs. He survives...
Dale Schindler (08/04/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dale Joseph Schindler, 58, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 15, 1943, at Perry County, Mo., son of Leslie J. and Iva Lee Elder Schindler. Schindler was an auto mechanic and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Billy Jones (08/27/02)
The funeral for Billy Junior Jones of Cape Girardeau was held Saturday at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in New Albany, Miss. The Rev. Raymond Shugars officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home in New Albany was in charge of arrangements...
Tommy Coryell (08/28/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Tommy Coryell, 39, of Marble Hill died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 31, 1962, in Anna, Ill., son of Dan Ray and Patricia Vivian Sims Coryell. He and Eleanor Hartman were married Feb. 1, 1991, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Charles Decker (08/28/02)
Charles E. Decker, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Smith (08/28/02)
UNITY, Ill. -- Robert R. Smith, 72, of Unity died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Vernon Noble (08/28/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vernon R. Noble, 92, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Nov. 9, 1909, in Kentucky, son of John Mottley and Minnie Avery Noble. Noble had been a farm laborer and was employed by Chaffee Police Department...
Thelma Dunn (08/28/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Thelma Lorene Dunn, 78, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Eddie August (08/28/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Eddie M. August, 76, of Wixom, Mich., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1926, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Mason and Josephine Welter August. He and Marge Creighton were married in 1949. August served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was formerly of Scott City...
Eugene Gladish (08/28/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Eugene Marvin Gladish, 79, of Ballwin, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, at West County Care Center in Ballwin. He was born March 28, 1923, in St. Louis, son of Alva M. and Cecil Myers Gladish. Gladish was formerly of Marble Hill. He worked several years for Goodwill Industries...
Jean Teyssier (08/28/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Jean Teyssier, 66, of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at her home. She was born March 16, 1936, in Providence, R.I., daughter of Frank and Lillian St. John Evans. She married Thomas Teyssier. Teyssier was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. She was formerly of Jackson...
Gladys Langston (08/27/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Gladys Langston, 91, of Dexter, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at Mulberry Manor at Dexter. She was born Sept. 17, 1910, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Elisha B. and Edna Moore Lincoln. She and Loren E. Langston were married June 17, 1934, at St. Louis...
Scott Brown (08/27/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Scott C. Brown of St. Charles, Mo., was held Monday at St. Rita Catholic Church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis. Ortmann-Stipanovich Funeral Home in Creve Coeur, Mo., was in charge of arrangements. Brown, 44, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2002, at St. Luke's West Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo...
Ruth Shadowens (08/27/02)
LAKE OF EGYPT, Ill. -- Ruth Evelyn Shadowens, 63, of Lake of Egypt and formerly of Cobden, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at Marion Memorial Hospital in Marion, Ill. She was born Aug. 29, 1938, at Alto Pass, Ill., the daughter of Ernie and Gussie McKinney Dehart...
Coena Amschler (08/24/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- The funeral for Coena Anna Amschler of Oran will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church. The Revs. John Harth and Normand Varone will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Sunday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. Parish prayers will be at 7...
Paul Funke (08/25/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paul M. Funke, 89, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 6, 1912, at Longtown, Mo., son of M.G. and Louise Springer Funke. He and Ruth A. Rudisaile were married June 21, 1953...
Jeffrey Kallbreier (08/26/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jeffrey Allen Kallbreier, 16, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2002, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Benton, Mo. He was born Feb. 8, 1986, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert Kallbreier of Sikeston and Judi Frazier Blackwell of West Plains, Mo. He was a student at Sikeston High School and employed at Sonic Drive-In...
Kedron Boyer (08/26/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kedron W. Boyer, 74, of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 2, 1927, in Balcom, Ill., daughter of Ward and Minnie Smoot Woodard. She and Lawrence J. Boyer were married Dec. 3, 1929, in Piggott, Ark. Boyer was a member of First Baptist Church in Anna, the Everly Hayes Mission Group, the Anna-Jonesboro Woman's Club and the Union County Hospital Auxiliary. She retired in 1987 as a cashier at Anna National Bank...
Gary Senciboy (08/26/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Gary L. Senciboy Sr., 52, of Perkins, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 2, 1949, in Oran, Mo., son of Harold and Lucille Wyatt Senciboy. He was a member of Messler General Baptist Church in Messler, Mo., and Eagles Aerie 4154 in Advance, Mo. He had worked as a carpenter with Wubker Construction Company in Oran...
Roma Johnson (08/27/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Roma Jane Johnson, 59, of Cobden died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002, at her home. She was born April 19, 1943, in Eldorado, Ill., daughter of Ray and Romayne Rhine Barker. She and John S. Johnson were married Oct. 12, 1963, in Norris City, Ill...
Carlos Sampson (08/27/02)
Carlos C. Sampson, 73, of St. Louis died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. He was born Aug. 3, 1929, in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of Joseph and Maudie Mae Reynolds-Ingram Sampson. He married the former Virginia Vitale...
Isaac Sullivan (08/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Isaac D. "Ike" Sullivan, 66, of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 30, 1935, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Dan and Velma Hancock Sullivan. He and Floy Stokes were married Feb. 22, 1958, in Anna...
Gerry Whitler (08/27/02)
GORDONVILLE, Mo. -- Gerry Whitler, 74, of Gordonville died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson, Mo. She was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of James and Ina Tabor Flannary. She and Leo E. "Moose" Knutson were married May 1, 1960, in Cairo, Ill. He died Nov. 13, 1974. She later married E. Leon Whitler Oct. 8, 1976, in East Prairie, Mo...
Earl Brewer (08/28/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Earl J. Brewer, 67, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 16, 1935, in Perry County, son of Edgar T. and Clorcie G. Valleroy Brewer. He and Judith Thompson were married April 27, 1961, at Sereno, Mo. She died Oct. 30, 1980...
Daisy Zimmerman (08/28/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Daisy L. Zimmerman, 98, of Advance died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born June 9, 1904, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of George Finis and Ella Lou Johnson Ellis. She and H.K. "Bank" Zimmerman were married Dec. 25, 1934, at Sedgewickville. He preceded her in death Nov. 2, 1986...
Tom Rhinerson (08/29/02)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Tom Rhinerson, 81, of East Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 2, 1920, in Knottsville, Ky., son of John and Nellie Millay Rhinerson. Rhinerson was a truck driver 37 years with ABF. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of American Legion Post 900 at McClure, Ill., and Cave City Lodge 790 AF&AM...
Amy Surlet (08/30/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Amy Nell Surlet, 80, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1922, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Louis and Mary Jane Hedge Rhodes. She and Herb Surlet were married in July 1976. He preceded her in death...
Bettie Baker (08/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bettie Mae Redd Baker, 76, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 24, 1925, at Canalou, Mo., daughter of Frank and Lady Gale Johnson Moody. Baker was founder and operator of Redd's Family Daycare. She was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church and its choir. She also served as church secretary, as a missionary and on the board of trustees...
Mary Wise (08/30/02)
Graveside service for Mary Gladys Wise of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. today at Oak Grove Cemetery in Charleston, Mo. The Rev. Gerald Collier will officiate. McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements. Wise, 89, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Carlton Rollins (08/30/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Carlton B. Rollins, 70, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born March 26, 1932, in New Bedford, Mass., son of Arthur and Frances Rollins. He and Evelyn McBroom were married Dec. 27, 1986. Rollins was employed 32 years by General Motors, retiring in 1990 in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Jackson and United Auto Workers Local 1999 in Oklahoma City...
Storck obit 8/31 (08/31/02)
Wilbert Storck POCAHONTAS, Mo. -- Wilbert F. Storck, 87, of Pocahontas died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 15, 1914, at St. Peters, Ill., the son of William and Emma Storck. He married Paula Leimbach in 1941. She died Jan. 11, 1964...
Inez Morton (08/31/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Inez K. Morton, 85, of Oak Ridge died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson, Mo. She was born Feb. 21, 1917, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Henry and Loree Smith Schmidt. She and Lester Morton were married Oct. 18, 1937. He died in October 1988...
William Pruitt Sr. (08/31/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for William Charles Pruitt Sr. of Sikeston will be held at 11 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Dan Richardson will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. Pruitt, 78, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau...
Ray Thompson (08/31/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ray E. Thompson, 73, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1928, at Yount, Mo., son of Leo P. and Ruth Ann Harris Thompson. He and Wilma Cornman were married Sept. 3, 1949, in Pocahontas, Ark...
Mary Masters (08/31/02)
Mary G. Masters, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 22, 1903, at Jackson, Mo., daughter of Milton W. and Margaret Campbell Gholson. She and Ernest P. Masters were married June 4, 1927, at Jackson. He died April 16, 1984...
Lesa Blankenship (08/30/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lesa J. Blankenship, 42, of Advance died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 12, 1959, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Charles "Sonny" and Mary McMillion Thompson. She and Harold Blankenship were married Sept. 27, 1980, in Advance...
Mary Masters (08/30/02)
Mary Masters, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Decker (08/29/02)
The funeral for Charles E. Decker of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Decker, 70, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2002, at his home...
Thelma Richardson (08/29/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thelma Faye Richardson, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 27, 1921, in Blodgett, Mo., daughter of John Henry and Stella Ethel Salyer Thompson. Richardson was an operator 35 years with Southwestern Bell. She was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church...
Myrtle Perrin (08/29/02)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Myrtle A. Perrin, 83, of Joplin, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Sarcoxie Nursing Center in Sarcoxie, Mo. She was born Feb. 6, 1919, at Altenburg, daughter of Charles and Agnes Hellwege Schuessler. Perrin was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Joplin...
Esther Hayden (08/29/02)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Esther Barks Hayden, 99, of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare-North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Wise (08/29/02)
Mary Gladys Wise, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McMikle Funeral Home at Charleston is in charge of arrangements.
Thelma Dunn (08/29/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- The funeral for Thelma L. Dunn of Olive Branch will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The Rev. Tom Bridges will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery near Dongola, Ill. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Lucy Busick (08/29/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lucy Jeston Busick, 78, of Advance died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1924, in Roanoke, Va. She married Judd Elrod in 1946, who preceded her in death. She then married Linwood Busick in 1968, who also preceded her in death...
Carlton Rollins (08/29/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Carlton Rollins, 70, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Smith (08/29/02)
UNITY, Ill. -- Robert R. Smith, 72, of Unity died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bethel Temple Church of God in Christ in Mounds, Ill., with Elder Carl J. Whitaker and Elder Leon Wilkins Jr. officiating...
Joe Loenneke (08/31/02)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Joe Eldon Loenneke, 72, of Sedgewickville passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The Rev. Mark Boettcher will officiate. Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery at Jackson, with a military honors service...
Andrew Hill (08/24/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Andrew Woodrow "Andy" Hill, 86, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002, at Christian Health Care Center in Springfield, Mo. He was born May 20, 1916, at Charleston, Mo., son of Andrew Benjamin and Julia Links Hill. He and Ida Louise Cravens were married Dec. 24, 1938. She died Jan. 18, 1996...
Myra Allen (08/16/02)
GLEN ALLEN, Mo. -- Myra J. Allen, 86, of Glen Allen died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 26, 1916, at Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Jake and Ebbie Simmeran Wells. Allen had been a librarian at Harvard, Ill., Library. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Parma, Mo...
Lura Stevens (08/17/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- The funeral for Lura Dell Stevens of Advance will be held at 1 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home. The Rev. Wayne Page will officiate. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until time of service...
William Lemons (08/17/02)
GIPSY, Mo. -- William H. "Willie" Lemons, 90, of Gipsy died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 11, 1911, at Gipsy, son of Harvey and Carrie Skinner Lemons. He and Ethel Porter were married Jan. 14, 1936, at Gipsy...
Evelyn Layton (08/17/02)
Evelyn Layton, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1925, at Crowder, Mo., daughter of Albert G. and Effie Paige Norman. She and Alfred Raymond Layton were married Sept. 22, 1945, in Sikeston, Mo. He died Aug. 31, 1969...
Claude Collier (08/17/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Claude Carroll Collier, 69, of Jackson, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 11:33 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 6, 1932, in Mt. Vernon, Ill., son of Esco and Corona Glaus Collier. He and Linda Kellett were married May 27, 1955...
Anita Sirface (08/18/02)
Anita Marie Sirface, 33, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include her husband, Mark Sirface of Cape Girardeau, and two daughters, Natalie and Emily of the home. Funeral will be Thursday at Carlton-Ullrich Funeral Home in Tonawanda, N.Y. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Cape Girardeau...
Arlie Seawright (08/18/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Graveside service for Arlie C. Seawright of Escanaba, Mich., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, Ill. The Rev. Kelly Cox will officiate. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements...
Mabel Hack (08/18/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mabel C. Hack, 90, of Cairo died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born July 9, 1912, in Eden, Ky., daughter of Lawrence and Essie Beck Taylor. She was married to Clifton C. Simpson, who preceded her death, and then to Ezra Hack, who also preceded her in death...
James Honey (08/18/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- James Edward Honey, 65, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born June 20, 1937, in Anna, son of Edward and Beulah Eastman Honey. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Anna, the American Radio Relay League and president of the Shawnee Amateur Radio Association. ...
Louise French (08/18/02)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Louise Krueger French, 94, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, at Gideon. She was born June 12, 1908, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Louis and Helen Jaeger Krueger. She married Donald Inman French on Dec. 6, 1930, in Marion, Ark. He preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1989...
Clemens Hester (08/17/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Clemens Fritz Hester, 84, of Chaffee died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 19, 1918, at Delta, Mo., son of Rossell and Sarah Ellen Barker Hester. Hester retired as a night watchman at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee. He was a member of VFW Post 3127 and American Legion Post 389...
Frances Schlichting (08/17/02)
Frances Schlichting COBDEN, Ill. -- Frances Schlichting, 77, of rural Cobden died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
Lura Stevens (08/16/02)
ADVANCE, MO. -- Lura Dell Stevens, 77, of Advance died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bertha Hardesty (08/16/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bertha Hardesty, 87, of Advance died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born July 14, 1915, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Zeke Loughary. She and John Hardesty were married June 9, 1986, in Stoddard County...
Herman Harbison (08/16/02)
Herman Lee Harbison, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born March 21, 1940, at Sikeston, Mo., son of James and Iva Mae Mouser Harbison. Survivors include two sons, Jeff Harbison of Mt. Vernon, Ill., Michael Harbison of state of Indiana; two daughters, Dana and Lisa; five brothers, James Harbison Jr. ...
August Blumenberg (08/16/02)
FAIRDEALING, Mo. -- August A. "Gus" Blumenberg, 73, of Fairdealing died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare-North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 17, 1929, in Anniston, Mo., son of Louis and Ella Eggiman Blumenberg. He and Lula Mae Kirk Armour were married May 12, 1985...
Rev. Della Russell (08/16/02)
KLONDIKE, Ill. -- The Rev. Della Mae Russell, 86, of Klondike died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Feb. 28, 1916, in Alexander County, Ill. She married Archie "Dick" Russell, who died in 1964. Russell was founder and pastor of Community Chapel Church in Urbandale, Ill. She and her husband also owned and operated Russell's Service Station in Klondike many years...
James Atchison (08/16/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Funeral service for James "Jay" Atchison of Jacksboro, Texas, will be held at 11 a.m. today at McGee Chapel in Glen Allen, Mo. The Rev. Charles Newell will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Liley Funeral Home at Marble Hill, Mo., is in charge of arrangements...
Norma Ervin (08/16/02)
Funeral service for Norma Catherine Ervin of Hayward, Calif., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Mark Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a.m. Saturday...
Pamela Johns (08/16/02)
MILL CREEK, Ill. -- Pamela Johns, 39, of Mill Creek died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 8, 1963, in Fayetteville, N.C., the daughter of William A. and Dorothy Sorensen Kilcoyne. She married Joseph Johns on Aug. 26, 1988. He survives...
Janet Stoffle (08/16/02)
Janet Ida Stoffle, 50, of Harlan, Ky., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She was born Jan. 6, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Wilbert H. and Ida Pohlmann Ruesler. She and Frank Stoffle were married Feb. 21, 1976, in Jackson, Mo...
Elwood Kinder (08/19/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elwood Reece Kinder Jr., 60, of Morehouse, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, in Morehouse. He was born Dec. 3, 1941, in Scott City, Mo., son of Elwood R. and Pauline Edna Keesee Kinder Sr. Kinder was a 1959 graduate of Sikeston High School and was owner/operator of Nancy's Sweet Shop for 28 years...
Robert Littleton (08/19/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Robert "Bob" L. Littleton, 74, formerly of Jackson, Mo., passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002, at his son's home in Oak Ridge. Friends may call between 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral service will be Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Old Apple Creek Cemetery at Pocahontas, Mo., with a military honors graveside service. The Rev. Jon Sedgwick will officiate...
Lamona Backus (08/19/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Lamona Backus, 62, of Dexter died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at her residence. She was born Sept. 15, 1939, in London, Ark., daughter of the late Henry DeWitt and Agnes Braswell Becker. She and Jerry Lee Backus were married Dec. 29, 1963, in Bell City, Mo. He died June 25, 1995...
Mary Amos (08/21/02)
ALLENVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Alice Amos, 72, of Vanduser, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 22, 1929, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Andrew and Essie Vance Spinks. She and Robert Junior Amos were married May 15, 1948. He died Feb. 8, 1985...
Carl Roach (08/22/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Carl Roach, 49, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, at his home. He was born March 18, 1953, in Benton, Ky., son of Shirel Roach and Nell Alexander McDonald. He and Diane Martin Rister were married Aug. 25, 1984, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Arthur Slagle (08/22/02)
Arthur L. Slagle, 88, of Austin, Texas, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002. He was born in Gainesville, Texas. Slagle lived in Cape Girardeau from 1920 to 1954, and had been a member of Maple United Methodist Church. He had also lived in Rogersville, Mo., and Alamo, Texas...
Rosalie Unterreiner (08/22/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rosalie C. Unterreiner, 75, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 24, 1927, in Perryville, daughter of Rosatie and Mary Magelin Moore. She and Paul A. Unterreiner were married April 27, 1946...
Leslie McKenzie (08/22/02)
Leslie Rae McKenzie, 42, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center, following an automobile accident on Mount Auburn Road. She was born Jan. 12, 1960, in Canandaigua, N.Y., daughter of Donald A. and Frances T. Taylor Miles. She and Michael McIntosh were married June 12, 1976, at Chaffee, Mo. She later married Bruce McKenzie June 10, 1996, in Cape Girardeau...
Helen Sinn (08/22/02)
Helen Irene Steeg Sinn, 87, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 22, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of August Robert and Irene Mary Lindsay Steeg. Her grandparents, John and Cora Hobbs Lindsay, raised Helen after the deaths of her parents...
Coena Amschler (08/23/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Coena A. Amschler, 83, of Oran died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Jack Sharp (08/23/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jack R. Sharp, 71, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born July 14, 1931, in Elco, Ill., son of Rando and Della Brimm Sharp. He and Betty Baggott were married March 26, 1955, in Tamms, Ill...
Leslie Gardner (08/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Leslie Frances Gardner, 36, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1965, in Corpus Christi, Texas, daughter of Thurman R. and Mary Frances Owen Willis Sr. She and Timothy Edwin Gardner were married Dec. 23, 1983, in Sikeston...
Oscar Rayoum (08/21/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Oscar J. Rayoum, 81, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 10, 1920, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., son of John H. and Laura A. Smith Rayoum. Rayoum was a member of VFW Post 1202. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was awarded three Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, and Unit Citation with one Oak Leaf Cluster...
Gary Craig (08/21/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gary L. Craig, 51, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at his home. He was born April 22, 1951, in St. Charles, Ill., son of Owen H. and Elta Mangrum Craig. Craig was a food supervisor 26 years with state of Illinois, retiring April 1, 2002. He was a former co-owner of Craig's Lawn Mower Repair Shop...
Bob Harris (08/20/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Leonard R. "Bob" Harris, 71, of Dexter died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1930, at Illmo, Mo., son of Clifton Pearl and Louise Alma Wilson Harris. He and Joyce Marie Eakin were married June 7, 1953, at Illmo...
Evelyeene DeRousse (08/20/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Evelyeene DeRousse, 88, of Scott City died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at Rivers Run Health Care in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 20,1914, in Anniston, Mo., daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Mary Alice Edgman Hockersmith. She and Elmer G. DeRousse were married Feb. 14, 1942, at Fornfelt, Mo. He died Sept. 6, 1969...
Lavern Hartline (08/20/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lavern Hartline, 90, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. She was born July 20, 1912, in Jackson County, Ill., daughter of Melvin and Ethel Penrod Godwin. She married Walter Lyerla, who died in 1947. She later married Francis Hartline, who died in 1990...
Gladys Dailey (08/20/02)
Gladys F. Dailey, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 10, 1915, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of McKinley W. and Cynthia Ida Leek Butterfield. She and Lester Dailey were married Aug. 7, 1938, at Jackson, Mo. He died Jan. 24, 1997...
Judy Daniels (08/20/02)
GLEN ALLEN, Mo. -- Judy Ann Daniels, 54, of Paducah, Ky., died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1947, at Glen Allen, daughter of Loya Lomas and Mahala Simmons James. She and Albert Daniels were married July 9, 1967, at Glen Allen...
Marshall Harris (08/20/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marshall E. Harris, 63, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002, in Marble Hill. He was born Nov. 2, 1938, near Marble Hill, son of John H. and Lela Stratton Harris. Harris was a self-employed truck driver, and attended Marble Hill First Baptist Church...
Mollie Davis (08/20/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Mollie Ellen Davis, 89, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 22, 1913, in Red Town, Ill. She first married William Burton, who preceded her in death. She later married Robert Davis, who also preceded her in death...
Wilda Kinslow (08/20/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Wilda M. Kinslow, 92, of Ullin died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at Daystar Nursing Home in Cairo, Ill. She was born April 14, 1910, in Pulaski, Ill., daughter of John Edward and Essie Viola Curry Rives. She and Raymond Baker were married Dec. 28, 1929. He preceded her in death. She and Claude Kinslow were married June 6, 1933. He died in 1979...
The Rev. Donald Dunivan (08/21/02)
PUXICO, Mo. -- The Rev. Donald G. Dunivan, 58, of Puxico died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 27, 1944, son of William Lester and Elva Dunivan. He and Lorraine Barnhart were married July 26, 1982, in St. Louis...
Doug Parker (08/23/02)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- Doug Parker, 30, of Columbia, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, in Columbia. He was born Feb. 26, 1972, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ronald and Joyce Poston Parker. Parker was a 1990 graduate of Jackson High School, and moved to Columbia six years ago from Whitewater. He was a salesman with Busenbark Carpet and Trailers in Columbia. He was a member of Bethlehem General Baptist Church at Crump and the Boone County Volunteer Fire Department...