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Obituaries from September 2002

Charles Schlichting (09/08/02)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Charles H. Schlichting, 55, of Frohna died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at his home. He was born April 1, 1947, at Cape Girardeau, son of John and Ruth Barber Schlichting. Schlichting was an equipment operator for Martin Marietta. He was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church, National Guard and American Legion Post 133 in Perryville, Mo...
Mildred Bodenschatz (09/09/02)
NEW WELLS, Mo. -- Mildred Frieda Bodenschatz, 85, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Friends may call today between 4-8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery at New Wells. The Rev. Walter Patzwitz will officiate...
Alma Walker (09/10/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Funeral for Alma Walker of Cairo will be held at 11 a.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden, Ill. The Rev. Sam Bowles will officiate. Burial will be in Cobden Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home until time of service...
Eula Randles (09/10/02)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Funeral for Eula K. Randles of Wolf Lake was held Monday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The Rev. John Prather officiated. Burial was in Jonesboro Cemetery. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements...
Mary McIlroy (09/10/02)
MINER, Mo. -- Mary Jolene McIlroy, 88, of Miner Nursing Center died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 4, 1913, at Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Grady and Lena Winslow McAdoo. She and Calvert E. McIlroy were married Dec. 31, 1933. He died Feb. 11, 1989...
Bertha Koeberl (09/10/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Bertha E. Koeberl, 86, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Fritsche (09/10/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret F. Fritsche, 56, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 6, 1946, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Elmer and Doris Verseman Fritsche. Fritsche worked at VIP Industries. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church at Farrar...
Peggy Wells (09/10/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Peggy Sue Wells, 66, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. The former Miss Fletcher was born July 27, 1936, in Missouri. She and William Cecil Wells were married Dec. 18, 1965, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died Feb. 6, 1985...
Marion Gehrs (09/10/02)
Marion Gehrs, 90, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 2, 1912, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. G.A. Sample. She married Milton Gehrs, who preceded her in death. Gehrs was a longtime member of PEO Sisterhood. Survivors include a son, John Gehrs of Virginia Beach, Va...
Ella Tullock (09/10/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ella Needy Tullock, 64, of Mounds died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at her home. She was born Ella Irene Bennett on Sept. 17, 1937, at Thebes, Ill., the daughter of Harry Bennett and Margaret Edmundson Bennett Jordan. She attended the Methodist Church in Tamms, Ill. She was a registered nurse and was employed by the Fellowship House in Anna, Ill., as a treatment supervisor...
Evelyn Rollins (09/10/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Evelyn "Sue" Rollins, 67, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, near her home. She was born May 29, 1935, at Gray Ridge, Mo., daughter of Fielden and Eunice M. Pippins McBroom. She and Carlton B. Rollins were married Dec. 27, 1986, in Cahokia, Ill. He died Aug. 28, 2002...
Bud Whitlatch (09/10/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Harvey L. "Bud" Whitlatch, 69, of Scott City died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1932, in Trumann, Ark., son of Fred Otho and Bessie G. Whitlatch. Whitlatch lived in Scott City the past four years. He was a truck driver. Beginning in 1988 he was a van driver for Family Counseling Center in Scott City, where he was fondly known at Mr. Bud by staff and clients. He was a member of First General Baptist Church in Scott City...
Jennifer J. Hecht (09/09/02)
GRAND TOWER, Ill. - Jennifer J. Hecht, 26, of Chester, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002 in St. Louis University Hospital. She was born Aug. 19, 1976 in Cape Girardeau to Jeffery Lee and Betty Jean Runkle Pennington. She married Gene Hecht Aug. 13, 1998, in Chester...
C.W. Stevens (09/09/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- C.W. "Slick" Stevens, 80, of Cairo died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. He was born June 29, 1922, in Miller City, Ill., son of the late Americus and Fleecy Bauer Stevens. He married Mary M. Stevens. She preceded him in death September 2001...
Ira Franklin (09/08/02)
ST. MARYS, Mo. -- Ira J. Franklin, 88, of St. Marys, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at his home. Friends may call at Basler Funeral Home in St. Marys today from 3 to 9 p.m. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Immaculate Conception Church in St. Marys, with burial following in the church cemetery...
C.W. Stevens (09/08/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- C.W. "Slick" Stevens, 80, of Cairo died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. He was born June 29, 1922, in Miller City, Ill. He attended Cairo Baptist Church and was owner of Cache Repair Company. He served in the U.S. ...
Jack Baynham (09/08/02)
Jack Howe Baynham, 76, of Gladstone, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born June 4, 1926, in Cape Girardeau. He and Bettye Dale Harden were married May 9, 1953, in Rolla, Mo. He worked for the United States Geological Survey and in 1957 was a co-founder/ owner of M.J. ...
Anna Bigham (09/08/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Anna Faye Bigham, 65, of Olive Branch died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at her home. She was born July 21, 1937, at Thebes, Ill., daughter of Willis "Chick" and Leona Bedwell Wilson. She married Billy Dean Jackson, who preceded her in death. She later married William "Bill" R. Bigham on July 15, 1963...
June Conrey (09/08/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- June Eddleman Conrey, 88, of Libertyville, Ill., died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at Condell Memorial Hospital in Libertyville. She was born June 19, 1914, in Union County, daughter of Charlie and Maude Dillow Eddleman. She married Fred Hannaford, who preceded her in death. She later married George Conrey...
Mildred Bodenschatz (09/08/02)
JACKSON, Mo. --Mildred F. Bodenschatz, 85, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at the Jackson Manor retirement home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
James Shaw (09/08/02)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- James Aubrey Shaw, 94, of Bertrand, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 18, 1907, in Columbus, Miss., son of James Benjamin and Jimmie Shelton Shaw. On Sept. 16, 1928, he married Wilma Lee Andrews, who died Dec. 5, 1961. On Aug. 20, 1963, he married Halleen Choate Cook, who died Jan. 26, 1993...
Elsie Selph (09/08/02)
Elsie H. Selph, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at the Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 21, 1910, in Sheffield, England, daughter of Henry and Mary Jane Ball Hardy. She married Johnny Maxiff Selph, who died in 1996...
Charles Tlapek (09/08/02)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Charles J. "Bud" Tlapek, 90, of Ste. Genevieve died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 23, 1911, in St. Marys, Mo., son of John J. and Annie Jokerst Tlapek. He and Elois M. Armbruster were married Nov. 28, 1935, in St. Mary...
Charles Scordato (09/08/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Charles Joseph Scordato, age 80, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at his home. Friends may call Monday, Sept. 9, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the funeral home, followed by interment in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Pastor Terry Culberson will officiate...
Evelyn Rollins (09/09/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Evelyn Rollins, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Chester Pulliam (09/11/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Rev. Chester Lewis Pulliam, 91, of Kansas City died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at New Mark Care Center. He was born June 10, 1911, in Doniphan, Mo., son of Lewis and Flora Pulliam. He was married to his wife, Ruth, for 66 years. She preceded him in death...
Martin Farris Jr. (09/11/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Martin Luther Farris Jr., 70, of Ullin died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Aug. 6, 1932, at Miller City, Ill., son of Martin Luther and Lena Phelps Farris Sr. He married Charlotte Calvin...
Lillie Wallace (09/13/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lillie Wallace, 77, of Advance died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 19, 1924, at Gipsy, Mo., daughter of Jess and Minnie Jackson Hardesty. She and Grover Wallace were married in 1943. He died Oct. 2, 1987...
Lester Davis (09/13/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lester Davis, 76, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, Hileman and Parr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Hilda Davis (09/13/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda M. Davis, 101, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at PerryOaks Manor. She was born April 7, 1901, at Longtown, Mo., daughter of Andrew and Anna Muench Bohnert. She and William Davis were married June 28, 1920. He died June 15, 1982...
Harold Portlock (09/13/02)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- Harold D. Portlock, 72, of Brownwood died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 29, 1930, at Sikeston, son of Walter and Gladys Mietg Portlock. He married Glonda Ladd, who died April 1, 1996. Portlock was a retired farmer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War...
Rev. Troy Boshears (09/13/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Rev. Troy Wayne Boshears, 46, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 9. 1955, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Fred and Irene Brewer Boshears. He and Georgina Thompson were married Sept. 12, 1981, at Morehouse, Mo...
Robert Krieger (09/13/02)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A former Cape Girardeau resident, Robert C. Krieger, 75, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2002, at Carondelet Manor in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. Krieger was born on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1927, in Cape Girardeau. Robert was the son of Louis C. Krieger and Helen Schmittzehe. He and Betty Steger were married April 24, 1949. She preceded him in death Dec. 13, 1990...
Thomas Bly (09/14/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Thomas Paul Bly, 55, of Altamont, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 25, 1946, in Decatur, Ill., son of N. Thomas and Betty Smallwood Bly. He and Betty Taylor were married July 31, 1975. Bly was a lieutenant with the Altamont Police Department. He was a patrolman with Decatur, Ill., Police Department nine years, and had been a major and assistant chief of police with Perryville Police Department...
Kenneth Poole (09/14/02)
Kenneth R. Poole, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 5, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jesse and Eva Burgens Poole. He and Mima B. Mayberry were married Dec. 13, 1963, in Jackson, Mo. Poole was a harbor mate with Ingram Barge Line 16 years. He previously worked for Coast Towing Co. 11 years and had also worked for Apex Oil...
Lester Davis (09/14/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- The funeral for Lester E. Davis of Jonesboro will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hileman and Parr Funeral Home. The Rev. James Hardway will officiate. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Freddie Ashley (09/14/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Freddie L. Ashley, 74, of West Frankfort, Ill., formerly of Jonesboro, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Herrin Hospital. Hileman and Parr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Guy (09/14/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- James W. Guy, 90, of Clinton, Ky., formerly of Villa Ridge, Ill., and Mounds, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Clinton-Hickman County Intensive Care Facility in Clinton. He was born Aug. 26, 1912, in Pulaski, Ill., son of Joseph Arlet and Julia Etta Britt Guy. He was married to Mildred Virginia Guy, who preceded him in death...
Della Matney (09/12/02)
Della Matney, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at River's Run Healthcare. She was born Dec. 16, 1909, in Jefferson City, Mo., daughter of Robert F. and Effie Ballard Miskell. Matney had been a waitress. Survivors include a son, Lawrence Matney of Advance, Mo.; a sister, Mabel Miskell of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Robert Landers (09/12/02)
Robert G. Landers, 69, of Downers Grove, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, in Downers Grove. He was born Dec. 18, 1932, in Melbourne, Ark., son of Robert Harrison and Virginia May Gaston Landers. He and Jo Ann Schaefer were married June 2, 1957, in Cape Girardeau...
Harold Huggins (09/11/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Harold Huggins, 69, of Sikeston died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 2, 1933, in Greeneville, Tenn., son of Talma and Ethel Richmond Huggins. Huggins had worked at a fertilizer and feed plant, and had been a machine operator at Anchor Toy. He lived in Sikeston most of his life...
Vincent Joggerst (09/11/02)
Vincent F. Joggerst, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 24, 1951, at River Aux Vases, Mo., son of Herman and Hildagard Kist Joggerst. Joggerst was a member of National Rifle Association...
Patsy Gibbs (09/11/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Patsy Gibbs, 62, of Jonesboro died Monday, Sept., 9, 2002, at Union County Hospital. She was born Aug. 15, 1940, in Jonesboro, daughter of Harry and Beatrice Boshell Shepard. She and Paul Gibbs were married in Paducah, Ky. Gibbs was a nurses aide...
Chester Kinder (09/11/02)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- Chester Kinder, age 99, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, followed by interment in Zion Methodist Cemetery at Gordonville, Mo. The Rev. Ann Mowery will officiate...
Bertha Koeberl (09/11/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Bertha Emma Koeberl, 86, of Jackson passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and Wednesday after 9 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, Mo...
Dorothy Tibbles (09/11/02)
Dorothy L. Tibbles, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born April 11, 1921, in St. Louis, daughter of John Paul and Louise Dorothy Messmer Weis. She and Raymond E. Tibbles were married Feb. 2, 1946, in St. Louis. He died March 30, 1995...
Virginia Paul (09/12/02)
Virginia Willoughby Paul, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 4, 1919, in St. Louis, daughter of Albert Newton and Frances MaGee Willoughby. She and the Rev. Morris Otis Paul were married March 31, 1940, in St. Louis. He died Aug. 7, 1957...
Donnie Letgrate (09/12/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Donnie Eric Letgrate, 44, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002 at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born March 27, 1958, at Jackson, Mich., the son of Ottis and Lucille Archie Letgrate. He married Kathy Hansen on May 12, 1984, in East Prairie, Mo. She survives...
William Prater (09/12/02)
EUREKA, Mo. -- William "Bill" Harding Prater, 78, of Eureka died Tuesday, Sept. 10. Born, raised and educated in Zalma, Mo., Prater served during World War II with the U.S. Army in the Battle of Luzon. He and Joy R. Prater were married in 1945 and resided primarily in the Eureka area...
Maecel Dorris (09/12/02)
Maecel Dorris, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Zelma Carroll (09/12/02)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Zelma Christine Carroll, 83, of Blodgett died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. She was born Dec. 15, 1918, in Neelyville, Mo., daughter of John Wesley and Cora Murrell Strayhorn. She and Clayton Carroll were married Dec. 4, 1940. He died June 22, 1993...
Jerry Crites (09/14/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Jerry T. Crites, 61, of Morley was born Oct. 10, 1940, near Sturdivant, Mo., son of Ernest B. Crites of Puxico, Mo., and the late Hazel Cooper Crites. He passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at his home. Jerry was a 1958 graduate of Puxico High School. He earned a bachelor of science and master of arts degree in counseling education from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girar-deau...
Charles McCann (09/01/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Charles McCann, 71, of Morley died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomple at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo.
Thelma Litchford (09/03/02)
WYATT, Mo. -- Thelma Louise Murphy Litchford, 77, of Wyatt died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 29, 1925, in Mississippi County, daughter of Tandy Baxter and Elsie Mae Sinclair Murphy. She married Dale Reeves Litchford on Aug. 5, 1941. He preceded her in death...
Charles McCann (09/03/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Charles C. McCann, 71, of Morley died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 20, 1931, in Sikeston, Mo., the son of Tricie and Edna Counsil McCann. He married Annette Childers on March 17, 1978. She survives...
Ruth Ann McDonney (09/04/02)
Ruth Ann McDonney, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Warren Salzmann (09/04/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dr. Douglas Warren Salzmann of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Jeanette Ervin (09/04/02)
The funeral for Jeanette M. Ervin of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Cy Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until service time...
Lester Thompson (09/04/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Graveside service for Lester "Cotton" Thompson of Olive Branch was held Tuesday at Rosehill Cemetery in Thebes, Ill. Audry "Lee" Thompson and the Rev. Leon Wilkins officiated. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., was in charge of arrangements...
Margaret Rhodes (09/04/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Margaret Rhodes, 84, of Anna died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at Union County Hospital. She was born April 22, 1918, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Albert and Lula Foster Rhodes. Survivors include two brothers, Carl Rhodes of Wolf Lake, Ill., and Billy Rhodes of Alto Pass...
Gail Sexton (09/04/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marilyn Gail Sexton, 56, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 3, 1945, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Leamon "Bud" and Opal Lyons Markland. Sexton had been a waitress at various restaurants in Sikeston. She was a member of Living Grave Fellowship Church, and had been involved with Meals on Wheels program...
Dorothy James (09/04/02)
POCAHONTAS, Mo. -- Dorothy Mae James, 70, of Pocahontas died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 13, 1931, at Randles, Mo., daughter of John Henry and Rose Emily Breese Bonds. James was a retired sewing machine operator at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee, Mo. She was a member of First General Baptist Church in Jackson, Mo. She moved to Pocahontas 15 years ago from Bradley, Ill...
M.J. Quick (09/04/02)
The funeral for M.J. Quick of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Northside Gospel Church. The Revs. Winferd Wren, Roy Stafford and Bobby Mouser will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Lowell Webb (09/04/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lowell E. Webb, 91, of Sikeston died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 30, 1911, in Hartville, Mo., son of Jesse F. and Bertha Webb. He and Lou Etta McFall were married March 31, 1934. The Webbs moved to Sikeston in 1934, where they founded and owned Webb Electric until retiring in 1970. ...
Leota Mathis (09/03/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Leota Johnson Mathis, 82, of Karnak died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Dec. 26, 1919, in Wilson, Ark., the daughter of Issac and Maude Annable Johnson. She married Jacob Mathis. He preceded her in death...
M.J. Quick (09/03/02)
M.J. Quick, 72, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Robert Reed (09/01/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Robert Mitchell Reed, 63, of Marble Hill died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 19, 1939, at Brookins, Ark., son of Joseph and Gladys M. James Reed. Reed worked for the VIP Industries for several years...
William Bohannon Jr. (09/01/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William L. Bohannon Jr., 78, of Sikeston died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 19, 1923, north of Sikeston, son of William Lee and Iva Mae Gray Bohannon. He and Willa "Billie" Menz were married Nov. 16, 1946, at Sikeston...
Hazel Davis (09/01/02)
Hazel L. Davis, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at her home. She was born July 7, 1910, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Roy "Price" and Rozena Jane O'Guin Knight. She and James "Mack" Matthew Davis were married Feb. 8, 1930, at Cairo, Ill...
Sharon Moore (09/01/02)
Sharon Kay Moore, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Friday Aug. 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 30, 1942, at St. Louis, daughter of Curtis Jefferson and Florence Ethel Benson Rose. She and Harold A. Moore were married May 2, 1959, at Scott City, Mo...
Shirley Klipfel (09/01/02)
Shirley Clara Klipfel, 63, of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 16, 1939, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Marcus and Clara Johanna Compas Schaefer. She and Lawrence James Klipfel were married June 14, 1958, at Kelso...
Rosemary Millar (09/03/02)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Rosemary Millar, 58, of Dyersburg died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at Dyersburg Methodist Hospital. She was born July 11, 1944, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of John and Mary Francis Welsh Hooper. She married Bob Millar on Dec. 23, 1966, in Sikeston. He survives of Dyersburg...
Berenetta Elfrink (09/03/02)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Berenetta L. Elfrink, 62, of Leopold died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at her home following an illness. She was born Jan. 5, 1940, at Glenallen, Mo., the daughter of Jim R. and Hazel Sitze Moore. She married Fred J. Elfrink June 21, 1957. He preceded her in death Dec. 25, 1998...
Jeanette Ervin (09/03/02)
Jeanette Ervin, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Bobby Owens (09/03/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Bobby C. Owens, 69, of East Prairie died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Mississippi County, the son of George Holloway and Virgie Mae Husk Owens. He married Doris Evelyn Marshall on Feb. 15, 1952, in Las Vegas, Nev., who survives...
Otha McKee (09/03/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Otha "Gene" McKee, 65, of Olive Branch died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 13, 1937, at Olive Branch, the son of Otha and Addie Madora Connel McKee. He married Loawana "Dottie" Bregger on Nov. 16, 1957. She survives...
John Kelley (09/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- John Patrick "Jack" Kelley, 74, a lifelong resident of Union County, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at the City Care Center in Anna. He was born Nov. 25, 1927, in Jonesboro, Ill., the son of John Van Kelley and Maude Marie Morse Kelley...
Faye Holmes (09/04/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Faye Holmes, 79, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 29, 1923, in Thebes, Ill., daughter of Hudson and Charolotty Spencer Fisher. She and Raymond Holmes were married Sept. 22, 1941, in Alexander County, Ill. He died Aug. 2, 1974...
Ellen Vinyard (09/04/02)
Ellen Dean Vinyard, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Hope Tracy (09/06/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hope Martha Tracy, 95, of Perryville died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Beauvais Manor in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 4, 1907, in Mexico, daughter of Walter and Martha Maisel Middaugh. She and John J. Tracy were married in 1948. He died in 1952...
Douglas Brewster (09/06/02)
MINNITH, Mo. -- Douglas J. "Bud" Brewster, 87, of Minnith died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at his home. He was born April 2, 1915, at Minnith, son of George W. and Rosa Schaaf Brewster. He and Roela V. Counts were married Sept. 22, 1938. She died Dec. 12, 1990...
Charles Scordato (09/06/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Charles Joseph Scordato, 80, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Mabel Louise Hunter (09/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mabel Louise Hunter, 87, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 8, 1914, at Benton, Mo., daughter of William J. and Ida May Wise Hunter. She and A. Jackson Hunter were married March 24, 1934. He preceded her in death Aug. 20, 1992...
Bobby Ables (09/07/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bobby Dean Ables, 73, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Memphis, Tenn. She was born April 25, 1929, in St. Louis, daughter of George and Mary Bell Woolford. She and Clennis Ables were married Sept. 23, 1945. He died Dec. 23, 1966...
Anna Eachus (09/07/02)
Anna "Virginia" Eachus, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. She was born June 1, 1915, at Hayti, Mo., daughter of Arthur Virgil and Amanda Polk McDonough Eachus. Eachus was a clerical worker with U.S. Civil Service in St. Louis. She was a member of Morley Baptist Church at Morley, Mo...
George Shinn Jr. (09/07/02)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- George Edmond Shinn Jr., 77, of Farmington died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Parkland Hospital. He was born Sept. 6, 1924, in St. Francois County, son of George and Edna Mearl Thomas Shinn. He married Bernice Marie Mell. Shinn had worked at St. Joseph Lead Co. and later at Meramec Mining Co. He was involved in the construction of Taum Sauk electric generating facility in Iron County. He also raised livestock...
Ira Franklin (09/07/02)
ST. MARY'S, Mo. -- Ira J. Franklin, 88, of St. Mary's died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1914, at Sereno, Mo., son of Charles William "Jack" and Elizabeth Cissell Franklin. He and Rose Emma Bruckerhoff were married July 25, 1936, at Sereno...
Joe Crader (09/07/02)
Joe F. Crader, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 12, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Wilson J. and Ella Amanda Fischer Crader. He and Edna M. Noel were married Sept. 24, 1966, in Jackson, Mo...
Anna Bidewell (09/07/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Anna Bidewell, 93, of Advance died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born March 21, 1909, near Advance, daughter of William and Maude Helderman Jenkins. She and Glen Bidewell were married April 12, 1928, near Bloomfield, Mo. He died Nov. 30, 1971...
Charles Keltner (09/07/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Charles Joseph Keltner, 57, of Villa Ridge died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born July 19, 1945, at New Burnside, Ill., son of Lewis Clayton and Elsie Gertrude Watson Keltner. Keltner was a truck driver for Rex Wilburn Farms of Pulaski, Ill. He attended Boaz Pentecostal Church...
Leonard Hoehne (09/06/02)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Leonard O. Hoehne, 85, of Brazeau died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 26, 1917, at Wittenberg, Mo., son of Joseph and Johanna Ahner Hoehne. He and Leona A. Riske were married Sept. 14, 1940...
Lois Morton (09/06/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Lois "Toots" Morton, 79, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services of Cape Girardeau. She was born July 19, 1923, near Oriole, Mo., daughter of Alexander "Alex" and Lucy Cotner Whitledge. She and Woodrow H. Clifton were married May 28, 1941. He died Nov. 3, 1982. She and Charles Morton were married July 21, 1987...
Wilma Elfrink (09/05/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Wilma G. Elfrink, 77, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 25, 1925, at Leopold, Mo., daughter of Henry and Barbara Hinkebein Seesing. She and Thomas R. Elfrink were married Feb. 26, 1946, at Leopold...
Roy Burns (09/04/02)
BERWYN, Ill. -- Roy Kenneth Burns, 62, of Berwyn died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, on his farm near Dongola, Ill. He was born Jan. 24, 1940, in Thebes, Ill., son of Houston Samuel and Wanda Violet Abernathie Burns. He and Patricia Lee Mair were married Sept. 3, 1960, in Cicero, Ill...
Thomas Waltz (09/04/02)
Thomas F. Waltz Jr., 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 13, 1909, in Boon-ville, Mo., son of Thomas F. and Ferda Rogers Waltz. He and Norma Peters were married in 1941. She died Nov. 17, 1970. He and Dorothy Beaver were married in 1972. She died March 23, 1995...
Mabel Smith (09/05/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Mabel H. Smith, 91, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 17, 1911, at Burfordville, Mo., daughter of Sylvanis Odney and Iva Craig Hutson. She and Luther R. Smith were married Aug. 10, 1953. He died April 22, 1971...
Ronnie Austin (09/05/02)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- Ronnie K. Austin, 69, of Peoria, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 20, 1932, at Scopus, Mo., son of Cad Jefferson and Bertha Florence Huffman Austin. Formerly of Millersville, he was a 1949 graduate of Jackson High School in Jackson, Mo. ...
Arthur Vredenburgh (09/05/02)
Arthur E. Vredenburgh, 89, of Imperial, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 10, 1912, in Danbury, Conn., son of George and Lydia Miller Vredenburgh. He and Freda H. Skiles were married Sept. 24, 1960, in Detroit, Mich...
Ruth McDonnell (09/05/02)
Ruth Ann McDonnell, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at her residence. She was born July 15, 1938, in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Clyde and Esther Newkirk Palmer. She married Mac D. McDonnell on Oct. 23, 1959, at Dubuque. He survives...
Mary Stevens (09/05/02)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Mary Sue Medlin Stevens, 66, of Bertrand died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 20, 1936, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of James Henry and Sara Elizabeth Boyt Stephens. Stevens retired as a cook at Gaslight Square. She was formerly of Benton, Ky., and a member of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church there. She lived in Dexter, Mo., several years and worked at Elder Manufacturing...
Gene Holder Sr. (09/05/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Eugene Ivan "Gene" Holder Sr., 73, of Scott City died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born March 30, 1929, in St. Louis, son of James Tipton and Elsie May Taylor Holder II. He and Catherine Ann Harris were married Dec. 12, 1991, at Benton, Mo...
Ellen Vinyard (09/05/02)
Ellen Dean Vinyard, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 16, 1922, in Salem, Mo., daughter of Louie and Frances Elisabeth Underwood Hartsell. She and Walter Vinyard were married Oct. 13, 1943, in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Nell Bullock (09/05/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Nell Bullock, 94, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from noon to 1:30 p.m. today. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Dr. Brian Anderson officiating. Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Dr. Warren Salzmann (09/05/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dr. Douglas Warren Salzmann, Jackson chiropractor, 75, died at his home Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002. He was born April 11, 1927, at Shawano, Wis., son of John Gottlieb Salzman and Alma M. Raddant. He and Paula Strickland were married Jan. 23, 1949, at First Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo...
Helen Ayers (09/26/02)
The funeral for Helen Lavern Ayers of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. James Merity and Bishop William Bird will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 6 p.m. today...
Madeline Thomure (09/26/02)
BREWER, Mo. -- Madeline Rose Thomure, 80, of Brewer died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. She was born June 27, 1922, at Kaskaskia Island, Ill., daughter of Roy and Millie Layton Pecaut. She and Paul J. "Tobe" Thomure were married Jan. 21, 1941, in St. Louis...
Veda Welker (09/26/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Veda Elma Welker, 86, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 5, 1915, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Loyd and Adeline Hanners McCray. She and Troy Welker were married Oct. 14, 1939. Welker was a member of Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church, and had been a Sunday School and Bible School teacher, pianist, and choir member...
John Ligon (09/26/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- John Earl Ligon, 92, of Anna died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Dale Phillips (09/25/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dale D. Phillips, 79, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at Parkland Health Center in Bonne Terre, Mo. He was born July 6, 1923, in Perry County, son of Albert Clyde and Anna Martha Ratcliff Phillips. Phillips and Juanita L. Combs were married Dec. 26, 1942...
Leona Eiselmeier (09/26/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Leona Eiselmeier, 96, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born April 5, 1906, at Blackjack, Mo., daughter of Richard and Maria Schukar Erdbruegger. She and Carl S. Eiselmeier were married Oct. 28, 1926, in Olmsted, Ill. He died Sept. 20, 1966...
Lester Huber (09/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lester B. Huber, 89, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 21, 1913, in Perryville, son of Frank and Mary Unverferth Huber. He and Lillian Frances Cissell were married Oct. 21, 1937, at Belgique, Mo. She died April 16, 1993...
Lenna Donadon (09/26/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lenna "Grace" Donadon, 74, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born May 7, 1928, in St. Louis, daughter of John D. and Lenna G. St. Clair Kern. She and Dean Dewitt Donadon were married July 13, 1948, in St. Louis...
Harold French (09/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold J. French, 66, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. He was born April 14, 1936, in Perry County, son of William and Rosa Tucker French. He and Alice "Faye" Herron were married July 7, 1956, in Perryville...
Virgie Bledsoe (09/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virgie Dale Bledsoe, 73, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 10, 1928, in Center Ridge, Ark., daughter of Ira and Ella Clowers Jordan. She and Leaston Bledsoe were married in 1942 at Matthews, Mo. He died Feb. 4, 2002...
Cleo Hass (09/27/02)
Cleo A. Hass, 81, of Cahokia, Ill., died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was born May 25, 1921, in Marmaduke, Ark., son of Lee and Vashti Trantham Hass. He married the former Dorotha Baker. Hass worked 33 years at H&H Machine Shop in St. Louis. He was a member of Cahokia Park United Methodist Church...
Esther Clayton (09/27/02)
Esther Vivian Clayton, 96, of Desloge died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Mo. She was born Jan. 28, 1906, in Oak Grove, Mo., daughter of Robert and Laura Waltrip Whitaker. She married Jack Clayton, who preceded her in death...
Kenneth Scheeter (09/25/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kenneth Herman Scheeter, 61, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 2, 1940, in New Hamburg, Mo., son of Charles Otto and Mayme Westrich Scheeter. He and Mona Kay Sutton were married March 5, 1988, in Sikeston...
John Gifford Jr. (09/25/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- John L. Gifford Jr., 77, of East Prairie died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 7, 1924, in Tomato, Ark., son of John L. and Sarah McGaugh Gifford. He and Reva D. Calhoun were married June 30, 1959...
Helen Poe (09/25/02)
Graveside service for Helen V. Poe of San Antonio, Texas, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Cape County Memorial Park. The Rev. Douglas C. Breite will officiate. There is no visitation. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Poe, 82, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at Air Force Village Health Care Center in San Antonio...
Wilma Arnold (09/22/02)
Wilma A. Arnold, 60, of Scott City died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 27, 1942, at Tremble, Tenn., daughter of Seward O'Neal and Lola Ellen Dillard Wagner. She and Larry Franklin Arnold were married Jan. 9, 1960, at Charleston. He died May 3, 1992...
Earl Lewis Sr. (09/22/02)
Earl Gardner Lewis Sr., age 88, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call between 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girar-deau. Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment in Fairmount Cemetery. Ministers David Bragg and Bryan McAlister will officiate...
Loren Thomas (09/23/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Loren Wayne Thomas, 78, of Cairo, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at his residence. Mr. Thomas was born July 24, 1924, in Crane, Mo., son of the late Christopher and Alta Robbins Thomas. He married Ida Ronnebeck April 25, 1942. Thomas was a retired electrical worker after 32 years with Cairo Public Utility Commission. ...
Helen Ayers (09/23/02)
Helen Lavern Ayers, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 10, 1947, in Cape Girardeau to the late Vernal L. and Bessie McGee Smith. On Dec. 21, 1965, she married Marshall E. Ayers Sr. in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death March 31, 1998...
Penny Francis (09/23/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Penny L. Francis, 29, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, at Farrar, Mo. She was born Sept. 26, 1972, in Perryville, to Cheryl and Carol Lorenz of Farrar. On June 6, 1992, she married. Timothy R. Francis. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville...
Sister Mary Ann Fischer (09/24/02)
Sister Mary Ann Fischer, 63, principal at Notre Dame High School 11 years, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born in Washington, Mo., daughter of Edward R. and Agnes Fischer. Fischer entered the congregation of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1956, and professed final vows in 1964. ...
Millie Head (09/24/02)
PAINTON, Mo. -- Millie E. Head, 83, of Prudenville, Mich., died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at Genesy Health Park. She was born Sept. 18, 1918, at Painton, daughter of William and Winnie Barker Lagrand. She and John W. Head were married in 1942. He died in 1877...
Amos Scott (09/24/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Amos Lamar Scott, 75, of Sikeston died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Russellville, Ark., son of Bleve and Ruth Morphis Scott. He and Mary Grace Leigh were married Oct. 25, 1947...
Kathryn Johnson (09/24/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Kathryn Opal Johnson, 83, of Tamms died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 19, 1919, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of William Harrison and Martha Elizabeth Shaffer Connelly. She was married to Orville Johnson. Johnson was retired from Florsheim Shoe Co. in Anna, Ill. She was a member of the Dongola Baptist Church...
Donald Thomasson (09/24/02)
Donald Parkin Thomasson, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at his home. He was born May 17, 1925, in Columbia, Mo., son of Robert R. and Lelia Parkin Thomasson. He and Carolyn McEwan were married Aug. 17, 1980, in Lexington, Ky. Donald grew up in Columbia and was a 1950 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School. He was a student in the V 12 program...
Grace Ourth (09/25/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Grace Mae Ourth, 80, of Chaffee died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born March 31, 1922, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Robert William and Blanche Elizabeth Knupp Biby. She and Gregory M. Ourth were married Nov. 13, 1943. He died March 23, 1989...
Lonnie Leigh Jr. (09/22/02)
Lonnie W. Leigh Jr., 59, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1942, in St. Louis County, son of Lonnie W. and Earlie Harrrold Leigh Sr. He was a member of St. James AME Church in Cape Girardeau and a member of the St. Andrew's Masonic Temple in St. Louis. He formerly served as a president of the NAACP in Jefferson County and was a member of the Musician's Local Union in St. Louis...
Billie Garner (09/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Billie Garner, 88, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 28, 1913, in Huffman, Ark., daughter of William Blan and Anice Elizabeth Shorte Loflin. She and Dyer D. Garner were married Oct. 28, 1934, in Huffman. He died Jan. 24, 1984...
Allen Schwartz (09/30/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Allen Schwartz, 88, of Olmsted, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.
Louis Gremard (09/30/02)
Louis Allen "Al" Gremard, 61, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 29, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis W. and Rosa Lee Estes Gremard. He and Saundra "Sandy" Biri-Blevins were married Feb. 14, 1999...
Bessie Nanney (09/30/02)
Bessie Gladys Nanney, 84, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of the late Harvey and Sarah Hahs Masters. On Aug. 3, 1935, she married Lester Nanney. He preceded her in death June 12, 1995...
Pearl Michaud (09/30/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pearl A. Michaud, 97, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 7, 1905, in Yount, Mo., daughter of the late Willian John and Serelda Crites Fadler. On March 19, 1932, she married Peter Vallie Michaud. He preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1991...
P.L. Parr (09/30/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- P.L. Parr, 55, of Lick Creek, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Anna, Ill., son of Luther E. and Kedron K. Lingle Parr. On Sept. 3, 1966, he married Cheryl Jean Stokes in Union County, Ill...
Barbara Huffman (09/30/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Barbara Jean Huffman, 70, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at her home. She was born March 5, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Burrette and Jessie Kemp Zimmerman. She married Charles H. Huffman Dec. 5, 1952...
Lula Corn (09/30/02)
Lula Novella Corn, 90, of Scott City died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Jan. 7, 1912, in Swinton, Mo., daughter of the late Melton John and Lilly Bell Moore Phillips. On Sept. 7, 1933, she married Youal Edna Corn. He preceded her in death Feb. 2, 1962...
Theon Scherer (09/30/02)
Theon Lawrence Scherer, 79, of Kelso, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 23, 1923, in Kelso, son of the late Charles Adam and Irene Rose Enderle Scherer. On Sept. 12, 1951, he married Leona Catherine Schwartz in Kelso...
Mary Vetter (09/30/02)
Mary Helen Vetter, 59, of Commerce, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Kaskaskia, Ill., daughter of the late Clarence and Llolav Summers Biri. On April 16, 1960, she married Lawrence "Buddy" Vetter Junior in Ancell, Mo...
Pauline Davault (09/30/02)
Pauline M. Davault, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 23, 1927, in Fruitland, daughter of the late William "Paul" and Blanche Irene Morton McDowell. On May 22, 1949, she married Roy W. Davault...
Suzanne Maassen (09/30/02)
Suzanne Elizabeth Zickfield Maassen, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 14, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Alvin P. and Edith G. Cargle Zickfield. She graduated from Cape Central High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Norma James (09/29/02)
Norma J. James, age 54, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, as the result of an auto accident near Marble Hill. She was born Nov. 29, 1947, in the Trace Creek Community in Bollinger County, daughter of the late Harry and Mildred Opal Barrett Sitze...
Howard Greer (09/29/02)
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Howard Edwin Greer, 80, of Fairview Heights died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was born Feb. 2, 1922, at Bessville, Mo., son of Tony C. and Dora Myers Greer. He married Gail James. He was the owner of Greer's IGA Foodliner in Marble Hill, Mo., before moving to Florida in 1978. ...
Margy Huggins (09/29/02)
Margy Huggins, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 15, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Hayward Joseph and Verna Ussery Poe. She and Herbert Huggins were married Aug. 17, 1952, at Cape Girardeau...
John Ligon (09/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for John Earl Ligon of Anna will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Dr. Dave Soucie will officiate. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. today, and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until time of service...
Dorothy Lifto (09/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy Gregory Lifto, 85, of Anna died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born Oct. 19, 1916, at Cobden, Ill., daughter of Benjamin and Rissie Barnes Doughty. Lifto had been a licensed practical nurse at Union County Hospital and Hale Willard Hospital in Anna...
Elmer Barnes Jr. (09/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elmer L. Barnes Jr., 78, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at his home. He was born April 17, 1924, in St. Louis, son of E.L. and Etta Mae Elliott Barnes Sr. He married Dorothy J. White, who died April 19, 1995. He and Evelyn Struwe were married in April 1996...
Ruth Badger (09/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth N. Badger, 71, of Perryville died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at PerryOaks Manor. She was born Oct. 15, 1930, at Millheim, Mo., daughter of Edward and Annie Bangert Weiss. She and Virdell James were married Feb. 28, 1947. She later married Jack Badger May 30, 1970. He died July 9, 1975...
Goldie Duty (09/28/02)
Goldie Duty ANNA, Ill. -- Goldie Williams Duty, 86, of Anna died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 10, 1915, in Saratoga to Silas Alonzo and Rita Ann Rose Williams. She and Elbert James Duty were married Sept. 13, 1931, in Union County, Ill. He died Oct. 25, 1991...
Glenn Nicholson (09/28/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Glenn Edward Nicholson, 89, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at his home. He was born June 1, 1913, at Sikeston. He and Mildred Chartrau were married April 19, 1987, in Sikeston. Nicholson was a 1932 graduate of Sikeston High School. He owned and operated Nicholson Tire Service 51 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of First Baptist Church and taught Sunday School, and was a member of Sikeston Masonic Lodge 310 AF&AM, and Order of Eastern Star 137...
Robert Stone (09/28/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- The funeral for Robert Stone of Cobden will be held at 3 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden. The Rev. Gene Hart will officiate. Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery, with military honors by Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Ill...
Jewell Kemp (09/28/02)
Jewell Mae Kemp, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Christine Miller-Kincaid (09/28/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Christine Ann Miller-Kincaid, 50, of Oran died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, in a single-car accident on Scott County Road 413 near Oran. She was born June 29, 1952, in Topeka, Kan., daughter of Max Robert and Colleen L. Alsup Miller. She and Donald Kincaid were married Oct. 2, 1981, in Sikeston, Mo...
Gene Wheeler (09/28/02)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Marion Eugene "Gene" Wheeler, 83, of Bell City died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 16, 1919, at Bell City, son of Claude and Myra Harvey Wheeler. He and Imogene Patrick were married April 3, 1947, in Greenwood, Ind...
Jewell Kemp (09/29/02)
Jewell Mae Kemp, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 13, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Raymond M. and Nellie S. Baker Jones. She and Marion H. Kemp were married Sept. 30, 1944, in Blytheville, Ark. He died Dec. 6, 1990...
Lowell Barks (09/30/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Lowell Lindell Barks, 65, of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at the Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. He was born May 19, 1937, in Sedgewickville, son of the late Philip and Estella Cook Barks. Lowell and Barbara Stephens were married Aug. 23, 1963, and she survives...
Eulalia McCanless (09/15/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Eulalia McCanless, 69, of Oak Ridge died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home...
Ray Vaughn (09/17/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Ray R. Vaughn, 78, of Cobden died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 11, 1924, in Anna, Ill., son of Charles Asbury and Minnie Jane Norris Vaughn. He and Annette L. Trees were married July 21, 1945, in Anna...
Christopher Johnson (09/17/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Christopher Lee Johnson, 26, of East Prairie died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Dec. 20, 1975, in Charleston, Mo., son of Jimmy Fenton and Barbara Sue Floyd Johnson. He and Susan Elizabeth Wallace were married July 19, 1997...
Rev. Amel Shibley (09/17/02)
Funeral Mass for the Rev. Amel A. Shibley of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid, Mo. Bishop John Leibrecht will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid, with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 595 of New Madrid...
Cleatus Grabow (09/17/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- The funeral for Cleatus W. Grabow of Cobden will be held at 3 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until time of service. Grabow, 81, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002. He was born July 22, 1921, near Cobden, son of William and Ida Bell Landreth Grabow...
Dean Roy (09/17/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dean A. Roy, 43, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born April 1, 1959, at Perryville, son of Rob and Gladys Schemel Roy. Roy was a landscaper. Survivors include a sister, Robyn Roy of Perryville; and three brothers, Mark, Keith and Aaron Roy, all of Perryville...
Donald Amelon (09/17/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Dr. Donald J. Amelon, age 75, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call between 4-8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, and Wednesday after 9:30 a.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Dellora Stueve (09/18/02)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Dellora C. Stueve, 54, of Uniontown died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, in an automobile accident on Highway A. She was born May 28, 1948, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of Walter and Mary Lillian Pingel. She and Paul J. Stueve were married May 8, 1965...
Paul Yount (09/18/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Paul "Doug" Yount, 51, of Patton died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at his home. He was born July 20, 1951, in Flint, Mich., son of Paul Amon and Carrie Marie Lynch Yount. He and Kalyn Phipps were married July 3, 1998. Survivors include his wife; a son, Tony Yount of Marble Hill, Mo.; a daughter, Tracy Steinkamp of St. Louis; a brother, the Rev. Frank Yount of Davison, Mich.; and four grandchildren...
Jim Johnson (09/18/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jim Johnson, 66, of Jonesboro died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1935, in Reynoldsville, Ill., son of Carl and Ethyle Tucker Johnson. Johnson was employed by city of Jonesboro. He was a veteran of the Korean War...
Jordan Mann (09/18/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- Jordan Mann, 3 months, of Elco died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Wilmer Lichtenegger (09/18/02)
Wilmer Joseph "Joe" Lichtenegger, 89, of Trumann, Ark., formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at the Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Jan. 16, 1913, in Shawneetown, Mo., the son of August Theodore Lichtenegger and Ottilie Meyr Lichtenegger. He married Ruby M. Knight on Dec. 22, 1932. She preceded him in death on Dc. 24, 1981...
Henrietta Conyers (09/17/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Henrietta Conyers, 80, of Morley died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Jan. 13, 1922, in Scott City, Mo., daughter of Charles and Emma Jaco Eastwood. She and Jack Conyers were married Aug. 28, 1947. He died Sept. 3, 1972...
Lorene Kearbey (09/17/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lorene Helen Kearbey, 78, of Sikeston died Saturday, Sept 14, 2002, at her home. She was born July 28, 1924, in Salcedo, Mo., daughter of Sherman and Verbal Lands Turley. She and Lester Williams were married Nov. 3, 1945. He died Dec. 30, 1962. She and Walter Dudley Kearbey were married June 10, 1991. He died March 4, 2002...
Shirley Wright (09/17/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Shirley I. Wright, 65, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1937, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Leo "Red" and Retha Farmer Walker. She married Wayne "Dutch" Wright. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Shavonna Davis of Jonesboro; a son, David "Catfish" Wright of Jonesboro; a brother, Roy Walker of Makanda, Ill.; and three grandchildren...
Freddie Ashley (09/15/02)
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. -- Freddie L. Ashley, 74, of West Frankfort and formerly of Jonesboro, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Ill. He was born July 5, 1928, at Reynoldsville, Ill., son of Arthur and Dona Godwin Ashley. He was a disabled veteran who served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Alma Lynn (09/15/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Alma I. Lynn, 84, of Scott City died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at her home. She was born June 19, 1918, at Illmo, Mo., daughter of John Crawford and Addie Leora McLane Dillow. She and William Anderson Lynn were married Sept. 7, 1945, at Jonesboro, Ill. He died Feb. 5, 1965...
William Shirrell (09/15/02)
ZALMA, Mo. -- William "Bill" Shirrell, 71, of Zalma died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 21, 1931, at Zalma, son of Phynnie and Dovie Hedrick Shirrell. He and Carolyn Thurston were married Jan. 28, 1955, at Hernando, Miss. He was a retired sawmill worker. He was also a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army...
Wilmer DuBois (09/15/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilmer V. DuBois, 73, of Perryville died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 24, 1929, in Perry County, Mo., son of Leo V. and Magdalene Mary Weber DuBois. He and Esther May Graff were married Sept. 1, 1956, at Perryville...
Mary Werner (09/16/02)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Mary Werner, 51, of Frohna died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at her home. She was born March 25, 1951, daughter of Walda and Leona Probst Rhodes. She and Terry Werner were married May 16, 1970. Survivors include her husband; one son, Rod Werner of Frohna; one daughter, Elizabeth Berkbigler of Perryville, Mo.; three brothers, Waldo "Wally" Rhodes of Spring Hill, Fla., Roger Rhodes of Perryville and Larry Rhodes of Cape Girardeau; and four sisters, Carol Rhodes, Diane Klaus both of Perryville; JoAnn Rhodes of Fulton, Mo., Barbara Bey of Prosper, Texas.. ...
Henrietta Conyers (09/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Henrietta Conyers, 80, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at the Chaffeee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. Arrangements are pending with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
James Taylor Jr. (09/16/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James David Taylor Jr., 64, of Imperial, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson, Mo. He was born March 13, 1938, in La Forge, Mo., son of James David Sr. and Emma Alice Pugh Taylor. He was a retired clerk with Brady Drake Company in St. Louis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Eulalia McCanless (09/16/02)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. -- Eulalia McCanless, 69, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir-ardeau. Friends may call between 4-8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home followed by interment in Caney Fork Cemetery. The Rev. Rocky Tallent will officiate...
Johnny Dover (09/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Johnny Clay Dover, 51, of Bell City, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born Aug. 17, 1951, in Sikeston, son of J.C. and Orena "Renee" Duke Dover. He and Verna "Kay" Morris were married March 27, 1971, in Sikeston...
Louise Wilfong (09/16/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Louise Wilfong, 84, of Hiram, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at the Delmar Gardens of Meramac Valley Nursing Home in St. Louis. She was born April 2, 1918, in Pawpaw, Ill., daughter of Andrew J. and Zelma Ann Florence Stewart. She and Elza C. Wilfong were married July 5, 1935. He died Oct. 5, 1987...
William Moreland (09/16/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- William Dale "W.D." Moreland, 72, of Buncombe, Ill., died at 4:35 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at Veteran Administration Hospital in Marion, Ill. He was born Feb. 5, 1930, in Cobden, Ill., son of Tullie and Afton Stout Moreland. He and Bonnie Richardson were married Jan. 8, 1960, in Jonesboro, Ill. She died Oct. 5, 1987...
Connie Haws (09/19/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Connie Haws, 53, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Jordan Mann (09/19/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- The funeral for Jordan Keith Mann will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The Rev. Clark Short will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery at Dongola, Ill. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Friday until time of service...
Walter Johnson (09/21/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Walter H. Johnson, 73, of Dexter died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 12, 1929, in Flint, Mich., son of Harry Marshall and Lorene Stevens Johnson. He and Glenda Milton were married Feb. 24, 1951, at Dexter...
Clark Wallace (09/21/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clark Walter Wallace, 61, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 15, 1941, in Shannon County, Mo., son of Walter Lee and Gertrude Clark Wallace. Wallace was a member of Boilermakers Local 27 in St. Louis...
Stephen Skalsky (09/21/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Stephen Skalsky, 46, of Columbia, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center, following an extended illness. He was born Feb. 12, 1956, at Sikeston, son of Orville and Norma Jean Parker Skalsky. Skalsky was a 1974 graduate of Sikeston High School, 1978 graduate of Drury College, and received a master's degree in social work from the University of Missouri in 1997...
Earl Lewis Sr. (09/21/02)
Earl Gardner Lewis Sr., 88, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma Arnold (09/21/02)
Wilma Arnold, 60, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Scott City. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Poe (09/21/02)
Helen V. Poe, 82, of San Antonio, Texas, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at Air Force Village Health Care Center in San Antonio. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charlie Prater (09/21/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charlie Lee Prater, 82, of Chaffee died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born April 29, 1920, in Nashville, Tenn., the son of Will and Lena Brewington Prater. He married Bessie Mae Wright on Aug. 13, 1938. She preceded him in death on Dec. 2, 1993...
Curtis Carbaugh Jr. (09/21/02)
The funeral for Harry Curtis Carbaugh Jr. of Scott City will be held at 2 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Mark Carbaugh will officiate. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery at Scott City. Friends may call at the chapel from 9 a.m. until time of service...
Sylvia Henderson (09/22/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sylvia S. Henderson, 90, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, at St. Anthony's Medical Center. She was born Oct. 8, 1911 in Perry County, daughter of Raymond and Sara E. McDowell Skaggs. She and James E. Henderson were married May 11, 1933. He died May 7, 1994...
Verline Besand (09/22/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frances Verline Besand, 82, of Perryville died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 11, 1919, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of John and Mary Basler Miederhoff. She and J. Leo Pecaut were married in 1939. He died in August 1947. She then married Elvis Besand on Oct. 31, 1955. He died April 10, 1983...
Ira Meridith (09/22/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ira Meridith, 66, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 4, 1936, in Kennett, Mo., son of Owen and Dorothy Menz Merideth. Merideth operated a real estate and insurance agency in Sikeston, as well as serving on many civic clubs, including the Jaycees, Lion's Club, Sikeston City Council and Sikeston Chamber of Commerce...
Mary E. Swick-Sykes (09/20/02)
JACKSON, Mo. -- Mary E. Swick-Sykes, 87, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at her home. Friends may call between 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Friends may call after noon, Sunday, Sept. 22, at Blaylock-Coleman-York Funeral Home in Murray, Ky. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home, followed by internment in Murray Memorial Garden Cemetery. Dr. Davis Roos will officiate...
Maurice Rigsby (09/20/02)
SIKESTON, MO. -- Maurice Laverne "Vern" Rigsby, 74, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 26, 1928, in Indiana, son of James and Gertrude Rigsby. He and Barbara Lee Tackitt were married Oct. 8, 1948. She died May 15, 2002...
Ronald Jones (09/20/02)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- The funeral for Ronald Lynn Jones of Mount Juliet, Tenn., will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo. The Rev. Robert Herring will officiate. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery. Jones, 40, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn...
James Roach (09/19/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- James Lee Roach, 77, of Bloomington, Ind., died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at Richland Beanblossom Nursing Center in Ellettsville, Ind. He was born June 25, 1925, at Charleston, son of James O. and Fannie Holder Roach. He and Leola McMikle were married Aug. 20, 1949...
Barbara Wibbenmeyer (09/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Barbara A. Wibbenmeyer, 47, of Lees Summit, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at Montclair Residential Care in Perryville. She was born Dec. 5, 1954, in El Paso, Texas, daughter of Henry "Sonny" and Yvonne Manche Romann Jr. She married Norman Wibbenmeyer...
Ray Vaughn (09/19/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- A memorial service for Ray R. Vaughn of Cobden will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna, Ill. The Revs. Eugene Stormer and Tom Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery, with military honors by Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna...
Frances Thomas Johnson (09/19/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Frances Thomas Johnson, 97, of Chicago, formerly of Cairo, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park, Ill. She was born Aug. 11, 1905, in Wolf Lake, Mo., to David and Rena Thomas. She attended school in Charleston, Mo...
Mary Bell Brown (09/19/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Bell Brown, 86, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born March 3, 1916, in Cleveland, Miss., daughter of Willie and Francis Harris Brown. She moved to Cairo in 1939. She married Jimmie L. Brown on July 13, 1945...
Genevieve Lincoln (09/19/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Genevieve Eileen Lincoln, 71, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 4, 1931, at Burfordville, Mo., daughter of Chester Floyd and Jettie Lucille Jones Phelps. She and Linus Jake "Jay" Lincoln were married Oct. 1, 1949. He died Nov. 4, 1992...
Jewel Blattel (09/20/02)
Jewel J. Blattel, 90, of Jackson, Miss., died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at Manhattan Health Care Center in Jackson. She was born in Jonesboro, Ark. She married Wilmer Blattel of Scott City, Mo. He preceded her in death. Blattel was formerly of Cape Girardeau, and had lived in the Jackson, Miss., area since 1988. She was the oldest charter member of Parkway Hills United Methodist Church...
Curtis Carbaugh Jr. (09/20/02)
SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Harry Curtis Carbaugh Jr., 58, of Scott City died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Lula Bess (09/20/02)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Lula Bell Bess, 65, of Bell City died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 21, 1936, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Rosewell and Mona Mae Bess. Bess worked 30 years in the fitting department at Inland Shoe Co. in Advance. She was a member of the General Baptist Church and had been a Sunday School teacher, and was a member of Bell City Ladies Aid...
Connie Haws (09/20/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- The funeral for Connie Haws of Olive Branch will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The Revs. Tom Bridges and Scott Kelly will officiate. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Saturday until time of service...
Bill Looney (09/20/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bill D. Looney, 65, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 13, 1936, at Kennett, Mo., son of Howard and Bessie Gabriel Looney. He and Carolyn Barnes were married May 26, 1957, in Peoria, Ill. Looney formerly owned and operated B&C Enterprises and had worked at Noranda Aluminum before retiring...
Gene Cross (09/22/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Gene A. Cross, 75, of Villa Ridge died Friday, Sept. 20, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. He was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Villa Ridge, son of George A. and Ada Mai Johns Cross. He was married to Merelyn Townes Cross. Cross was a graduate of Douglass High School in Mounds, Ill., and attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and received a degree from Wilberforce University in Xenia, Ohio. ...