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Obituaries from October 2002

Audrey Flood (10/08/02)
Audrey Flood, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Evanston, Ill., daughter of Frank and Lois Whyte Dodd. Flood moved to Cape Girardeau five years ago from Chicago. She was a licensed practical nurse, and member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints...
O'tress Tandy Sr. (10/10/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- O'tress Leroy Tandy Sr., 67, of Cairo died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Elsie Warner (10/10/02)
RANDLES, Mo. -- Elsie Marie Warner, 88, of Florissant, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Manor Care Health Services in Florissant. She was born May 5, 1914, at Randles, daughter of Tony and Mary Patterson Menz. She married Marvin Warner. Warner retired from Bussman Fuse Co. She was a member of Hazelwood Baptist Church...
Jim Turner (10/10/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Bryan "Jim" Turner, 79, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born June 5, 1923, in Sikeston, son of Claude B. and Bess Darrell Turner. He and Colleen Rayburn were married Aug. 4, 1943...
Helen Miller (10/10/02)
Helen Miller, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Care Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Nellie Hileman (10/10/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nellie G. Hileman, 89, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at her home. She was born March 15, 1913, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of Hoyt and Nellie G. Lingle Eddleman. She and Fred J. Hileman were married March 16, 1930, in Union County. He died Dec. 5, 1999...
Dr. L.B. Painter Jr. (10/10/02)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Dr. L.B. Painter Jr., 81, of Portageville died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 30, 1921, in Knoxville, Tenn., son of Lattie B. and Florence Beach Painter Sr. He and Margaret Jack were married Dec. 4, 1948, in Knoxville...
Pauline Sambrookes (10/10/02)
Pauline Josephine Sambrookes, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 29, 1904, in Bell City, Mo., daughter of George and Mary Fisher. Mrs. Sambrookes moved to Cape Girardeau in 1965. She was retired from Goldblatts in Hammond, Ind. She was a member of Golden Circle Sunday School of Bethany Baptist Church, Amaranth 14, Eastern Star 165, and White Shrine...
Mildred Lohmann (10/11/02)
Mildred Lohmann, 77, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Alice Loesch (10/11/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alice A. Loesch, formerly of Perryville, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, in Hiawatha, Iowa. Young and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gilbert Kester (10/11/02)
Gilbert Kester, 84, of Friedheim died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at the home of a daughter in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Michael Kirchhofer (10/11/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Michael J. Kirchhofer, 37, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, from injuries received in an automobile accident near Bernie, Mo. He was born Dec. 18, 1964, in St. Louis, son of James and Martha Johnson Kirchhofer. Kirchhofer was a construction worker...
Lucille Emerson (10/11/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Lucille Emerson, 79, of Morley died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Edith Lusk (10/09/02)
Edith Alleen Dwight Lusk, 85, died at 11:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 17, 1917, in Jefferson City, Mo., daughter of Sereno Francis "Frank" and Edna Carl Dwight. She and Robert Allen Lusk were married Dec. 25, 1942, in Fayette, Mo. He died Feb. 28, 1982...
Ruth McMullen (10/09/02)
Ruth Jeanette McMullen, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1914, in Jackson, daughter of Adam Henry and Betty Koehler Loos. Mrs. McMullen owned and operated Ruth's Beauty Shop in Jackson and Cape Girardeau 40 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and its Women's Council, and St. Francis Medical Center Auxiliary...
Roy Goddard (10/09/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Roy A. Goddard of Anna will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. The Revs. Scott Harner and Paul Sadler will officiate. Burial will be in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery at Lick Creek, Ill. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Thursday until service time...
Roy Goddard (10/08/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Roy Goddard, 86, of Anna died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at Skaggs Community Health Center in Branson, Mo. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Welker (10/08/02)
ARBOR, Mo. -- The funeral for Helen M. Welker of Fenton, Mo., will be held at 1 p.m. today at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Arnold, Mo. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens at Cedar Hill, Mo. Chapel Hill Mortuary at Cedar Hill is in charge of arrangements...
Edna Goodman (10/08/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Edna "Ruth" Goodman of Lordsburg, N.M., will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Assembly of God Church in Lordsburg. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. to service time. Baca's Funeral Chapel in Deming, N.M., is in charge of arrangements...
Juanita Holz (10/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Juanita Helen Holz of Kansas City, Mo., will be held at 1 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo. Fred Girdwood will officiate. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon to service time...
Evelyn Suhre (10/09/02)
Evelyn M. Suhre, 80, of Ellis Grove, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 28, 1921, at Riley Lake, Ill., daughter of Wesley and Cora Greathouse Stirnaman. She and Billy F. Suhre were married Oct. 24, 1942, in St. Louis. He died April 2, 1984...
Myra Obermiller (10/09/02)
Myra Jean Obermiller, 79, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born Dec. 1, 1922, in Jackson, daughter of Theodore and Ethel Davis Obermiller. Obermiller was valedictorian of the 1940 class of Jackson High School. She was a 1944 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University...
Pauline Dickerson (10/09/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pauline J. Dickerson, 66, of Marble Hill died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at her home. She was born March 6, 1936, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of Jasper and Iva James Robbins. She and Jesse Cook were married in 1958. She and Troy Dickerson were married Sept. 5, 1967. He died March 18, 1989...
Carol Ladwig (10/09/02)
Carol Ladwig, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at the home of a son in Paducah, Ky. She was the daughter of Harold and Carolyn Ferris. Ladwig was a licensed practical nurse. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include a son, Johnnie Harding of Paducah; a daughter, Carolyn Sikes of Paducah; a brother, Harold Ferris of New York; and three grandchildren...
Pauline Sambrookes (10/09/02)
Pauline J. Sambrookes, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd Farrar (10/09/02)
LONGTOWN, Mo. -- Lloyd Valle Farrar, 74, of Longtown died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 7, 1927, in Perry County, son of Valle and Mary Farrar. He and Elizabeth "Betty" Buchheit were married Sept. 10, 1949. Farrar worked at Procter & Gamble. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and Holy Name Society. He was a 1946 graduate of Perryville High School...
Virginia Vincent (10/09/02)
Virginia Ann Vincent, 80, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 26, 1922, at Benton, Mo., daughter of August and Pauline Glastetter Glueck. She and James Emerson Vincent were married June 1, 1967, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 23, 1991...
John Goetz (10/09/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. - John Thomas Goetz, 61, of Charlestown, Ind., formerly of Sikeston, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Ind. He was born Jan. 24, 1941, in Sikeston, son of Francis F. and Theta Leaun Pry Goetz. He and Tressie Sugg were married July 24, 1960...
Charles Farrow Jr. (10/11/02)
Charles T. Farrow Jr., 45, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles T. and Elsie Marie Moore Farrow Sr. He and Claire Coplin were married Oct. 23, 1983...
Mary Robinson (10/11/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary A. Robinson, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 31, 1911, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of Frank and Anna Schonoff Buchheit. She and Edward G. Robinson Sr. were married Nov. 15, 1932, in Perryville. He died Jan. 7, 1999...
Dr. Walter Schroeder Sr. (10/14/02)
Dr. Walter A. Schroeder Sr., 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 2, 1911, in Pinckneyville, Ill., son of the late George Herman and Adele Caroline Walthers Schroeder. On Dec. 29, 1939, he and Frieda Jane Osburn were married in McLeansboro, Ill. She preceded him in death June 23, 1975...
Sylvia Schuette (10/14/02)
Sylvia Teresa Schuette, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 27, 1909, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Mary Pouyer Miget. She and Lester Smith Schuette were married in 1946 at Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Feb. 17, 1972...
Jimmy Winters (10/14/02)
Jimmy V. Winters, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at Rivers Run Health and Rehab. He was born Aug. 28, 1923, and worked as a tailor. He was a veteran. He is survived by one son, Michael. Service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. Lee Roy Quinn officiating...
Curtis Jensen (10/15/02)
Curtis Arnold Jensen was stillborn Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Jonathan and Maegan Miller Jensen of Oak Ridge; maternal grandparents, Brian and Mary Miller of Oak Ridge; and paternal grandparents, Arnold and Linda Jensen of Florissant, Mo...
Jessica Maxwell (10/15/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Jessica Ad'aire Maxwell died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born at the hospital earlier that day. Survivors include her parents, Jesse James and Nancy Renee Hagan Maxwell of Mounds; six brothers, Dwain and Dwight Vaughn and Milton Anderson, all of Mounds, Jesse Maxwell Jr. ...
Cameron Swader (10/15/02)
Cameron Swader, 1 year, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 2001, in Cape Girardeau, son of Anthony Odoms and Amber Swader. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Steffon Swader; maternal grandparents, Rick and Cyndi Swader; maternal great-grandparents, Larry and Ernestine Swader; and paternal great-grandparents, Richard and Irene Johnson, all of Cape Girardeau...
Henry Elderbrook (10/15/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Henry Elderbrook, 76, of Sikeston died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 31, 1926, at Matthews, Mo., son of William "Willie" and Delpha Pierce Elderbrook. Elderbrook had been a plumber at a Veterans Administration hospital...
Mildred Bell (10/15/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Mildred G. Bell, 70, of Manchester, Mo., formerly of Patton, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Manchester. She was born April 27, 1932, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Everett D. and Alpha M. Horrell Wilfong. Bell retired as office manager at DeMert and Dougherty Manufacturing Co. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Perryville...
Charles Brockmeyer (10/15/02)
Charles Albert Brockmeyer, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 22, 1951, at Allenville, Mo., son of Herman and Margaret Meyer Brockmeyer. Brockmeyer was involved with VIP Industries. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Hallie Dye (10/15/02)
CROWDER, Mo. -- Hallie Claire Dye, 95, of Crowder died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at Cypress Point Nursing Home in Dexter, Mo. She was born July 24, 1907, in Crowder, daughter of Walter and Rachel Cunningham Smith. She and Carl William Dye were married Dec. 28, 1927. He died Nov. 27, 1981...
Agnes Lambert (10/15/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Agnes Jeanette Lambert, 89, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1913. She married Earl Lambert, who died Sept. 20, 1976. Lambert and her husband established Lambert's Cafe in 1942. She and her son, Norman, and his wife Patti became partners in the business in 1976...
Rosamond Sander (10/15/02)
Rosamond Spurrier "Billie" Sander, 86, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at her home. She was born Jan. 5, 1916, at Jackson, daughter of Emanuel and Lillian Armstrong Milde. She first married Frank S. Miller Jan. 24, 1942. He died July 16, 1954. She and Charles W. Sander were married Aug. 5, 1966...
Floy Tally (10/14/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Floy Marie "Pepper" Shumaker Tally, 78, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at her residence. She was born June 3, 1924, in Villa Ridge, daughter of the late Dr. W.E. and Floy Bour Shumaker. She and Benjamin Mark Tally were married Jan. 5, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark. He preceded her in death Jan. 13, 2002. She attended the First United Methodist Church in Mounds and was a homemaker and housewife...
Esther Casper (10/14/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Esther G. Casper, 87, of Anna died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born April 4, 1915, in Union County, Ill., daughter of the late Charles E. and Ella Abney Casper. She was a nursing supervisor and worked at the former Anna State Hospital for 10 years before working at the Alton Mental Health Center. She retired in 1976...
Madrea McLard (10/14/02)
Madrea McLard, 75, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Hearland Care in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Chapel.
Eloise Anderson (10/11/02)
Eloise Wring Anderson, 94, of Clearwater, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at Hospice House Woodside in Pinellas Park, Fla. She was born in New Frankfort, Ill. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau, where she owned Wring's Tot Teen Shop and was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church...
Helen Miller (10/11/02)
Helen Lorraine Marshall Miller, 81, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born May 8, 1921, in Benton, Mo., daughter of Alonzo Lewis and Lorraine Good Marshall. She and Ernest W. Miller were married Oct. 22, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 11, 1976...
Jack Carson (10/11/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- John Howlett "Jack" Carson, 79, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Charleston, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at Encore Senior Village in Naples. Born March 10, 1923, in Charleston, to Ralph and Geraldine Howlett Carson, he lived in Charleston and vicinity most of his life...
Buddy Young (10/12/02)
Buddy Young, 65, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Samuel Brown (10/12/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Samuel Donner Brown, 83, of McClure died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ezra DeJarnett (10/12/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ezra B. "Shorty" DeJarnett, 86, of Tamms died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Jan. 8, 1916, in Clinton, Ky., son of Claude Ezra "Sam" and Sallie Mae Cagle DeJarnett. DeJarnett was a self-employed carpenter. He was a former volunteer with Cairo, Ill., and Tamms fire departments, and served as an auxiliary member of Alexander County Sheriff's Department...
Mildred Lohmann (10/12/02)
The funeral for Mildred E. Lohmann of Jackson will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The Rev. David Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Virginia Denges (10/12/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Virginia Denges, 94, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1908, in Knightsville, Ind., daughter of Alex and Janet Spence Lawson. Denges was formerly of Indianapolis, Ind., and retired from National City Bank in Indianapolis...
May Shelton (10/12/02)
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- May F. Shelton, 59, of Metropolis died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. She was born May 6, 1943, daughter of Ray A. and Mary Poole Shelton. She was formerly of East Prairie, Mo. Survivors include a brother, Clinton Shelton of Jonesboro, and a sister, Margaret Whybark of East Prairie...
Ethel Baer (10/12/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ethel C. Baer, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born June 6, 1911, in Perry County, daughter of Leon and Mary Sutterer Hoffman. She and Henry Baer were married April 5, 1932, in Perryville. He died April 22, 1981...
Lucille Emerson (10/12/02)
MORLEY, Mo. -- The funeral for Lucille Emerson of Morley will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church. The Revs. Jim Matthews and Delbert Bishop will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Garden near Morley. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo., after 5 p.m. Sunday...
Gilbert Kester (10/12/02)
Gilbert A. Kester, 84, of Friedheim passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at the home of a daughter in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 11,1918, in Friedheim, third child of Joseph and Emma Kester. He and Bettye Louise Siemers were united in marriage Feb. 16, 1947. They celebrated 55 years of marriage prior to her death May 19, 2002...
Alva Boyts (10/15/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Alva Rea Boyts, 76, of Chaffee died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 30, 1926, at Ponder, Mo., daughter of Mark Layfatte and Ola Velma Corlee Holland. She and Stirling Harbin Boyts were married Oct. 13, 1948. Mrs. Boyts was a member of First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Allen Schwartz (10/01/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Allen Schwartz, 88, of Olmsted died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 12, 1913, near Grand Chain, Ill., the son of William and Angelia Reifner Schwartz. He married Jewell Peterson, who survives...
Jesse Saunders Sr. (10/03/02)
SANDUSKY, Ill. -- Jesse Saunders Sr., 95, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., formerly of Sandusky, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Sneed (10/03/02)
Bessie Genevieve Sneed, 89, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., and Scott City, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at Broadview Nursing Home in Maryland Heights, Mo. She was born Jan. 27, 1913, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Samuel Benjamin and Mary Magdalene Brown Thompson. She and William Robert "Bob" Sneed were married May 22, 1936, in Scott City. He died Oct. 27, 1980...
Thomas Hanney III (10/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Thomas M. Hanney III, 38, of Anna died suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at Southside Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Bruce Binnie (10/03/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bruce Edward Binnie, 58, of Marble Hill died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, the result of a farming accident near Glenallen, Mo. He was born Oct. 1, 1943, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of Harold E. and Doris W. Younglove Binnie. He and Susan Marie Last were married Aug. 28, 1964, in Scottsdale, Ariz...
Charles Fluegge Sr. (10/03/02)
Charles Robert Fluegge Sr., 75, of Gordonville died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 25, 1927, at Tilsit, son of Robert L. and Martina Peetz Fluegge. He and Betty Reisenbichler were married June 27, 1952, in Cape Girardeau...
M.R. Pittman (10/04/02)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- M.R. "Joker" Pittman, 89, of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare-North Campus. He was born March 30, 1913, in Whitewater. He married Dorothy Allene Bond in Charleston, Mo., on Oct. 16, 1938. She preceded him in death on March 18, 1946. He married Geraldine M. Harris in Piggott, Ark., on May 11, 1947. She preceded him in death on June 1, 1993...
Mattie Oakes (10/04/02)
PERKS, Ill. -- Mattie Kindle Oakes, 76, of Perks died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Metropolis, Ill. She was born Sept. 26, 1926, in Ullin, Ill., the daughter of Johnny and Henrietta Shiver Kindle. She was a member of Cypress Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Perks. She had been employed as a dietary worker in a nursing home...
Norman Hoffman (10/04/02)
Norman C. "Bud" Hoffman, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 7, 1933, in Perry County, Mo., son of Marcellus and Regina Renner Hoffman. Hoffman served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955...
Nelda Hanks (10/04/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Nelda Hanks, 74, of Oran died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Mary Scheeter (10/04/02)
Mary E. Scheeter, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Favier (10/04/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Shirley A. Favier, 67, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1934, in Perryville, daughter of Albert R. and Frances E. Schmidt Baylard. She and Thomas "Blackie" Favier were married Sept. 11, 1954. He died July 10, 1986...
Bill Howard (10/04/02)
Bill Howard, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 11, 1929, in Marion, Ill., son of Charles Oscar and Jessie Falsom Odum Howard. He and Mary Lou Howard were married Oct. 7, 1967, in St. Charles, Mo...
Bill Howard (10/03/02)
Bill Howard, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home.
Ferry Hartline (10/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ferry H. Hartline, 84, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 28, 1918, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Everett Ferry and Lois Karraker Hinkle. She and J. Bon Hartline were married Aug. 30, 1941, in Anna...
Jessie Michael (10/03/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jessie Michael, 88, of Kirkwood, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kirkwood. She was born July 8, 1914, at Marble Hill, daughter of Jessie W. and Dorothy McCullough. Michael was a first-grade teacher at Midland School in St. Louis from 1937 to 1942. She was a supervisor of billing with AT&T 28 years in San Francisco, Calif...
Kathryn Hett (10/01/02)
Kathryn L. Hett, 81, of Mesa, Ariz., died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, in Gilbert, Ariz. She was born in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank and Yvetta Hunt Reed. She married William F. Hett. Survivors include her husband; a son, Kenneth Hett of Jackson; a daughter, Linda Chackerian of Mesa; four sisters, Dixie Dunning of Festus, Mo., Norma Keller of Scott City, Betty Chapman and Frankie Clippard of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Allen Reed of St. ...
Sarah Prendergast (10/01/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sarah Elizabeth Prendergast, 16, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, on arrival at Union County Hospital. She was born Dec. 22, 1985, in Carbondale, Ill., daughter of Paul G. and Catherine A. Schulien Prendergast. Prendergast was a junior at Anna-Jonesboro High School, and a member of the honors program...
Dallas Probst (10/01/02)
The funeral for Dallas Probst of Fort Worth, Texas, was held Sept. 21 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Park. Probst, 75, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002, in Fort Worth. He was born July 13, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, son of Fred and Blanche Probst...
Willie Fletcher (10/01/02)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Willie Fletcher, 87, of Bertrand died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at Bertrand Retirement Facility. She was born April 24, 1915, in Red Bay, Ala., daughter of Robert and Sarah Belle George Morrow. She and Armer Fletcher were married June 19, 1961. He died Feb. 2, 1983...
Jerry Arnold (10/01/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jerry Arnold, 53, of Advance died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born March 27, 1949, in St. Louis, son of William and Naomi Gibson Arnold. Arnold was a custodian at Bank of Advance more than 20 years. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church...
Pearl Michaud (10/01/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pearl A. Michaud, 97, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 7, 1905, at Yount, Mo., daughter of William John and Serelda Crites Fadler. She and Peter Vallie Michaud were married March 19, 1932. He died Jan. 9, 1991...
Marjorie Haman (10/01/02)
Marjorie R. Haman, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 21, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of James and Ruth Grissom Harris. She and Morris A. Haman were married March 20, 1948, in Cape Girardeau...
Kerri Parks (10/01/02)
Kerri Dawn Stovall Parks, 42, of Huntsville, Texas, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City, Mo. She was born Oct. 7, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Earl W. and LaFern Morton Stovall. She and Dr. Christopher Parks of Huntsville were married Aug. 29, 1998...
Bruce Binnie (10/02/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bruce Edward Binnie of Marble Hill died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, from injuries received in a farm accident near Glen Allen, Mo. Hutchings Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Sneed (10/02/02)
Bessie Sneed, 89, of Maryland Heights, Mo., formerly of Chaffee, Mo., and Scott City, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at Broadview Nursing Home in Maryland Heights. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Theon Grojean (10/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Theon Francis Grojean, 78, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at his home. He was born March 27, 1924, at New Hamburg, Mo., son of Theon Charles and Ida Menz Grojean. He and Wilma Catherine LeGrand were married Jan. 20, 1945, in Houston, Texas...
Jesse Whittley Jr. (10/02/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jesse Whittley Jr., 52, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 7, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Jesse and Glenda Kirby Whittley Sr. He and Sharon Griffin were married Aug. 10, 1973, at Benton, Mo...
Thomas Hanney III (10/05/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Thomas M. Hanney III of Anna will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Scott Harner will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery at Dongola, Ill. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday...
Pearl Tadlock (10/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Pearl Hazel Jeffries Tadlock, 95, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 17, 1907, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of James William and Martha Ann Hodges Burns. She first married Leonard W. Jeffries April 4, 1926, at Benton, Mo. He died July 11, 1968. She and Arthur Tadlock were married Sept. 2, 1978, at Sikeston. He died May 22, 1987...
P.J. Schlosser (10/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- P.J. Schlosser, 87, of Sikeston died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 27, 1915, at Kelso, Mo., son of John and Mary Burger Schlosser. He and Geraldine Brewer were married March 10, 1936, at Murphysboro, Ill...
Marguerite Thurman (10/06/02)
Marguerite Barnhill Thurman, 93, of Anniston, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002 at the Jackson Manor Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 9, 1909 at Kewanee, Mo., daughter of Luke Winslow and Wilma Leonore Adkins Barnhill. She and Leonard "Peck" Therman were married Aug. 25, 1929, at Charleston, Mo. He died May 24, 1999...
Al Lafleur (10/06/02)
Alfred "Al" D. Lafleur, age 86, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at his home. He was born June 8, 1916, in Cicero, Ill., the son of the late Otto and Ruth Kennedy Lafleur. He married Ruth Chilcutt Sept. 4, 1971, and she survives...
The Rev. Fletcher Hill (10/06/02)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- The Rev. Fletcher V. Hill, 85, of Rockford, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, in Rockford. He was born May 29, 1917, in McClure, son of John and Allie Chapman Hill. He and Anna Teich were married Aug. 21, 1941, in Chicago. Survivors include a son; three daughters; a brother, Miles Hill of McClure; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews...
Cora Musgrave (10/06/02)
Cora "Cody" N. Musgrave, 93, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. She was born Nov. 29, 1908, in Bokerton, Mo., daughter of J.W. and Mary "Molly" Herase Nicholas. She and Daniel Musgrave were married June 17, 1954, in Cape Girardeau. He died April 3, 1993...
Helen Haag (10/06/02)
Helen B. Haag, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born April 23, 1909, at Rochester, N.Y., daughter of George and Mary Edna Carter Budd. She and Herman M. Haag were married July 8, 1933, at St. Louis. He preceded her in death June 7, 1970...
E.L. Eudy (10/07/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The Rev. E.L. Eudy of Campe Verde, Ariz., formerly of Jonesboro, Ill., died suddenly at 12:49 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Melba Webb (10/07/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Melba Foster Webb, 95, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at Baxter Memorial Hospital in Mountain Home. Visitation will be after 12 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Burial will be in American Legion Cemetery...
Cora 'Cody' Musgrave (10/07/02)
Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Lorberg Memorial Chapel with parish prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Lilly M. Giroir; and one brother, Harvey C. Nicholas...
Vicky P. Skaggs (10/08/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Vicky P. Skaggs, 39, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare Center North Campus at Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Oct. 13, 1962, at Advance, Mo., daughter of Clarence and Bessie Glover Wilfong. She and Doug Skaggs were married May 3, 1997...
Donald Nickless (10/08/02)
Donald H. Nickless, 77, of Boonville, Ind., died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 25, 1925, at Bernie, Mo., son of Adam and Nellie McMillion Nickless. He married the former Mary Estes of Cape Girardeau. Nickless attended schools in Cape Girardeau County. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II...
Rev. E.L. Eudy (10/08/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- The funeral for the Rev. E.L. "Lee" Eudy of Camp Verde, Ariz., will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Anna, Ill. The Revs. C.O. Belcher and A.W. Landis will officiate. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday...
Katelynne Brewer (10/06/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Katelynne M. Brewer of Perryville was born and died on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of Donald and Koren Hogard Brewer. Survivors include her parents; one brother, Alec J. Brewer; two sisters, Courtney R. ...
Caleb Brown (10/06/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Caleb W. Brown, infant son of Rodney and Casey Dalton Brown, of McClure died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 8, 2002, in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church. Survivors include his parents; one sister, Callie Brown of McClure; maternal grandparents, Phyllis and Robert York of Cape Girardeau and William Dalton of Gordonville, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Virginia and Jerry Munson of Metamora, Ill., and Morlow and Linda Brown of McClure; maternal great-grandparents, Imogene and Loyd Bollinger of Cape Girardeau; and paternal great-grandparent, Alice Harris of Cape Girardeau.. ...
Mary Scheeter (10/06/02)
Mary Emeline Scheeter, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at the Lutheran Nursing Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 4, 1911 at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of John A. and Etta M. House Stone. She and Charles L. Scheeter were married April 21, 1935 at Illmo, Mo. He died Sept. 4, 1995...
Nelda Hanks (10/05/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Nelda Maxine Hanks, 74, of Oran died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 26, 1928, at Gideon, Mo., daughter of James Harrison and Hattie Irene Ray Shaffer. Hanks was a nurse, having worked at Chaffee General Hospital and retiring from the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Morley Baptist Church at Morley, Mo...
Roma Cato (10/05/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Roma Lee Cato, 79, of Advance died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 23, 1923, at Swinton, Mo., daughter of Presley and Anna Warren Delay. She and Truman Cato were married March 1, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Bill Asbridge (10/05/02)
Bill F. Asbridge, 77, of Scott City died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 3, 1925, in Dyersburg, Tenn., son of William and Beatrice Blackwell Asbridge. He and Pauline G. Miller were married Feb. 11, 1982, in Collins-ville, Ill...
Vernita Bles (10/05/02)
KELSO, Mo. -- Vernita Marie Bles, 81, of Kelso died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 20, 1921, at Kelso, daughter of John William and Clara Mary Seyer Compass. She and George Sylvester Bles were married April 30, 1946, at Kelso...
Dolphie Fisher Jr. (10/05/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Funeral for Dolphie L. "Lee" Fisher Jr. of Foley, Mo., was held Sept. 27, 2002, at Fairmount General Baptist Church in St. Peters, Mo. The Revs. Johnny Gipson and Roy Stanfill officiated. Burial was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery...
Wallace Howard (10/05/02)
CROWDER, Mo. -- Wallace Reed Howard, 81, of Crowder died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Bertrand Nursing Facility at Bertrand, Mo. He was born Sept. 19, 1921, at Crowder, son of John Thomas and Mollie May Howard. He and Margie Wigington were married May 15, 1959, at Vanduser, Mo...
Cora Musgrave (10/05/02)
Cora Lee Musgrave, 93, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
The Rev. Fletcher Hill (10/05/02)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- The Rev. Fletcher V. Hill, 85, of Rockford, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, in Rockford. He was born May 29, 1917, in McClure, son of John and Allie Chapman Hill. He and Anna Teich were married Aug. 21, 1941, in Chicago. Survivors include a son; three daughters; a brother, Miles Hill of McClure; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Franklin Schmidt (10/06/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Franklin P. "Dutch" Schmidt, 75, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home. He was born May 15, 1927, in Granite City, Ill., son of Martin and Marie Brown Schmidt. He and Zita Schrenk were married Sept. 5, 1949, in Perryville...
Bill Howard (10/05/02)
Bill Howard, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 11, 1929, in Marion, Ill., son of Charles Oscar and Jessie Falsom Odum Howard. He and Mary Lou Howard were married Oct. 7, 1967, in St. Charles, Mo...
William Levan (10/05/02)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- William P. "Bill" Levan, 81, of Wolf Lake went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born June 26, 1921, in Jackson County, Ill., son of Peter M. and Emma Crisler Levan. He and Lillian Dietz were married Jan. 11, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
William Elliott (10/05/02)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- William Joe Elliott, 63, of Poplar Bluff died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at his home. He had been in declining heath for several years. He was born Jan. 19, 1939, in Delta, Mo. He was retired from the U.S. Navy. Survivors include a son, Michael K. Elliott of DeQuincy, La.; two brothers, Jack Weissinger of Benton, Mo., and Jerry Young of St. Ann, Mo.; two sisters, Verna Hanna of Cape Girardeau and Barbara Jean King of Alvord, Texas...
Billie Burch (10/05/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Billie M. "Nana" Burch, 88 of Sikeston died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at her home. She was born Oct. 8, 1913, in Lanty, Ark., daughter of William and Lillie Etta Hall Montgomery. She and Ardie Morgan Burch were married Dec. 8, 1934, and he died April 8, 1968...
Davis Warren (10/26/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clyde Davis Warren, 92, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1909, in Ewing, Ill., son of Lavo and Mary Neal Warren. He and Ethel M. McNeal were married Sept. 13, 1930. Warren was a miner 45 years with Freeman Coal Co. He was a Democratic precinct committeeman 20 years...
Corrine Rich (10/27/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Corinne Rich, 83, of Cobden died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Cobden, daughter of Arthur and Goldie Cooley Goodman. She and Ralph W. Rich Sr. were married May 10, 1944, in Cobden. He died Dec. 13, 1987...
Esther Graff (10/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Esther M. Graff, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. Arrangements are pending at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.
Lulu Wille (10/27/02)
Lulu Wille, 97, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Dickie Keene (10/27/02)
Dickie Joe Keene, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home of Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Steve Speakman (10/27/02)
Steve W. Speakman, 43, of Scott City died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Don Cauble (10/27/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Don Cauble, 80, of Dongola died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at his home. Crain Funeral Home at Dongola is in charge of arrangements.
June Wunderlich (10/27/02)
June Wunderlich, 77, of Symsonia, Ky., died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at her home. She was born in Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Clyde and Essie Mullinax Keesee. Survivors include her husband, Edwin H. Wunderlich; one daughter, Kimberly Mick of Symsonia; two sons, Ronald Wunderlich of Bloomfield, Mo., and Randol Wunderlich of Dexter, Mo.; five sisters, Ginny Knight of Phoenix, Ariz., Ruth Landreth of Calvert City, Ky., Norma Corbin and Miriam Roth, both of Cape Girardeau, and Dolores Eifert of Scott City; one brother, Winford Keesee of Cape Girardeau; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Dolph Starkey (10/27/02)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Dolph Starkey, 93, of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at the ClaRu Deville nursing home in Fredericktown, Mo. He was born May 23, 1909, at Marquand, Mo., son of James and Nettie Rowlins Starkey. He and Myrtle Cureton were married May 7, 1927, at Marble Hill, Mo. She died Jan. 20, 1996...
Ruby Wilkerson (10/27/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ruby Wilkerson, 89, of Tamms died at 5:56 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. She was born Jan. 22, 1913, at Miller City, Ill., the daughter of Lloyd and Lulu Bowers Dillman. She was married to Jerry Wilkerson. He preceded her in death Nov. 25, 1964...
Robert Smith (10/28/02)
Robert T. Smith, 71, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Don Cauble (10/28/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Don Cauble, 80, of Dongola died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at his residence. He was born Feb. 12, 1922, near Dongola, son of Otha and Lela Eddleman Cauble. He and Imogene Stoner were married Oct. 25, 1941. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Dongola and retired from the Jonesboro Quarry, where he worked 29 years...
Cecil Halford (10/28/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Cecil Myra Halford, 84, of Oran, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at her residence. She was born Feb. 15, 1918, in Commerce, Mo., daughter of the late Robert and Viola Mansker Brotherton. She and Waymon Halford were married Dec. 4, 1936, in New Madrid County. He died Oct. 22, 1996...
Virginia Schreiner (10/26/02)
NEELYS LANDING -- Virginia L. Schreiner, 71, of Allen Park, Mich., died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Mich. She was born Sept. 20, 1931, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Benjamin and Goldie M. McCain Abernathy. She married Donald D. Schreiner...
Wilma Partlow (10/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilma Jean Partlow, 55, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1944, in Collinsville, Ill., daughter of Walter and Edna Mae Bess Howe. Partlow was a nurse aide. Survivors include two sons, Ronald and Hans Baltrush of Perryville; four daughters, Diana Berry and Ranae Baltrush of Weatherford, Texas, Mina Hoehn and Heather Partlow of Perryville...
Kathy Holmes (10/23/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Kathy M. Holmes, 41, of Advance passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 18, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Royal and Wilma Umfleet Bohnsack. She and Donnie Holmes were married Sept. 3, 1983, in Advance...
Jesse Dauphine (10/24/02)
Jesse Mae Dauphine, 86, of Wheatland, Wyo., died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002. She was born Dec. 25, 1915, at Ancell (Scott City), daughter of Jesse and Edith Mae Coomer Dopp. She and Joseph W. Dauphine were married Jan. 15, 1954, in Belleville, Ill. He died Oct. 1, 2000...
Dr. Mohammad, Farida, Usman, Hassan, Sabeen and Rabiya Shakil (10/24/02)
The funeral for Dr. Mohammad Shakil, his wife Farida, sons Usman and Hassan, and daughters Sabeen and Rabiya of Cape Girardeau, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Osage Community Centre. Burial will be in Our Redeemer Cemetery in St. Louis. Visitation will be at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday...
Helen Putz (10/24/02)
Helen Putz, 91, of Ellisville, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at Bethesda Meadows in Ellisville. She was born Sept. 11, 1911, at Millersville, daughter of James Franklin and Lydia Christina Schlueter Caldwell. She and Robert Benjamin Putz were married June 10, 1936. He died Nov. 3, 1986...
Diane Cooper (10/24/02)
Diane H. Cooper, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William Austin and Hilda Julia Hoffman Merideth. She and Kenneth M. Cooper were married Oct. 2, 1965, in Cape Girardeau...
Alvin Seabaugh (10/24/02)
Alvin J. Seabaugh, 81, of Whitewater passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at his home. He was born at Randles April 9, 1921, to Dollie Smith Seabaugh. He was married to Nora Nelda Bock April 1, 1945, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville. He is survived by his wife; four sons and their wives, Darrel and Bette (Werder) Seabaugh, Dennis and Linda (Estes) Seabaugh, Dallas and Donna (Henson) Seabaugh, and Doug and Jackie (Rauh) Seabaugh, all of Jackson; two daughters and their husbands, Janet and Harvey Loenneke of Jackson, Jennifer and Mark Landewee of Cape Girardeau; 12 grandchildren and spouses, Rachel (Seabaugh) and Terry Underwood, Abigail (Seabaugh) and Mark Ahrens, Tim Seabaugh, Daniel and Becky Loenneke, Cynthia (Loenneke) and Mike Williams, David Loenneke, Mark and Jodi Seabaugh, Kendra Seabaugh, Scott and Danni Seabaugh, Staci Seabaugh, Tyler Seabaugh, Dillon Landewee; three great-grandchildren, Olivia Loenneke, Austin Seabaugh and Dalton Seabaugh; a great-stepgrandchild, Kayla Ahrens; two brothers, John and Don Seabaugh of Whitewater; three sisters, Mrs. ...
Dorothy Nilsen (10/25/02)
Dorothy Lee Nilsen, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 5, 1913, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of Henry and Cora Perkins Nicolaides. She and Wedel D. Nilsen were married Dec. 21, 1952, in Elmhurst, Ill...
Paul Seabaugh (10/25/02)
Paul D. Seabaugh, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born July 11, 1903, at Patton, Mo., son of Wilbert E. and Jenny Schell Seabaugh. He and Ethel E. Loberg were married Jan. 1, 1934, in Bollinger County, Mo. She died Nov. 13, 1995...
Edward Totty Jr. (10/25/02)
ROCKVIEW, Mo. -- Edward B. Totty Jr., 88, of Collinsville, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, in Canteen Township, Ill. He was born May 25, 1914, at Rockview, son of Edward B. and Mary Elizabeth Holmes Totty Sr. Totty had been a painter at Pfizer. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; five sons, Donald, Doug and Mike Totty of State Park Place, Ill., Ronald Totty of Fairmont City, Ill., Elmer Totty of Seminole, Okla.; two daughters, Betty Martinez of Seminole, Diana Merrell of Fairmont City; two stepsons, Charles Williams of Troy, Ill., Bryan Williams of Kansas City, Kan.; two stepdaughters, Marilyn McDaniel and Debra Hayes of State Park Place; 33 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Audrey McCullough (10/26/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Audrey Mae McCullough, 89, of Sikeston died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born March 1, 1913, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Eliza and Maggie Golightly Baker. She and Walter Alvin McCullough were married April 20, 1940. He died Aug. 2, 1971...
Icie Price (10/26/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Icie Mae Price, 90, of Dexter died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at Cypress Point Nursing Center. She was born June 18, 1912, in Winston County, Ala., daughter of Lee and Amanda Dodd Estes. She and Noah S. Price were married Oct. 12, 1972, at Benton, Mo. He died March 14, 1994...
Justen Larkins (10/26/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Justen Kemp Larkins, 15, of East Prairie died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at his home. He was born July 16, 1987, in Cape Girardeau, son of Kenneth Bruce and Melinda Carol Kemp Larkins. Justen was a sophomore at East Prairie High School, and a member of New Life Ministries Church in New Madrid, Mo...
Jean Whitson (10/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joyce Imogene "Jean" Whitson, 68, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 18, 1933, in New Madrid County, Mo., daughter of James W. and Violet May Rhodes Lomax. She first married Robert Y. Dixon, who died Jan. 25, 1969. She and William A. "Bill" Whitson were married July 31, 1982, at Sikeston...
Doris Slattery (10/28/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Doris Slattery, 67, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Young & Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.
Audrey Kemp (10/30/02)
Audrey H. Kemp, 94, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 24, 1908, at Zion, Mo., daughter of Lee W. and Daisy Sanders Cloninger. She and Wiley Kemp were married Aug. 13, 1927, at Fredericktown, Mo. Kemp was a member of First Baptist Church in Jackson...
Dickie Keene (10/30/02)
The funeral for Dickie Joe Keene of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Monsignor Ed Eftink will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Parish prayers will be at 6 p.m., Elks service at 7, and Masonic service following...
Gracie McSpadden (10/31/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Gracie I. McSpadden, 74, of Advance, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at her home. She was born July 15, 1928, at Housecreek, Mo., daughter of John and Mary Bland Chronister. She was a member of General Baptist Church. She and Junior McSpadden were married on Nov. 23, 1946, at Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Mary Kluepfel (10/31/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary M. Kluepfel, 74, of Madisonville, Ky., died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville. She was born July 21, 1928, in Anna, daughter of Ben and Amanda Edmonds Sadler. Kluepfel was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Madisonville...
Norman Kimball (10/31/02)
Retired Chief Master Sgt. Norman H. Kimball, 73, of San Antonio, Texas, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1929, in St. Louis County, Mo., son of William "Bill" and Etta May Barks Kimball. Kimball graduated from high school in Cape Girardeau. He served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps, attended Southeast Missouri State University, and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he served almost 34 years. He served in Korea, Vietnam, Crete, Turkey and Germany...
Mildred McDaniel (10/31/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mildred Caroline McDaniel, 89, of Tamms died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Oct. 21, 1913, at Cache, Ill., daughter of Benjamin and Dora Coleman McDaniel. McDaniel was a lifelong resident of Alexander County, Ill...
Hazel Randolph (10/31/02)
UNITY, Ill. -- Private graveside service for Hazel Randolph of Unity was held Wednesday at McCrite Cemetery west of Tamms, Ill. The Rev. Billy Don Heady officiated. Jones Funeral Home at Tamms was in charge of arrangements. Randolph, 85, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill...
John Odom (10/31/02)
John Albert Odom, 82, of Scott City died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 28, 1920, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Jesse Allen and Amanda Meinz Odom. He and Virginia Ida Hahn were married March 20, 1943, at Benton, Mo. She died Feb. 25, 1994...
Hazel Royal (10/31/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Graveside service for Hazel Parthenia Royal of Sikeston will be held at 1 p.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery. Jim Chappell will officiate. Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Royal, 87, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Patty Stevens (10/31/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Patty Lou Stevens, 55, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 13, 1947, in Pikeville, Ky., daughter of Emsie and Sarah Smith Stiltner. She and Leroy Stevens were married Nov. 19, 1996. He died April 17, 1997...
Policarpo Ferrer (10/31/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Policarpo G. Ferrer, 80, of Anna died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 26, 1922, in the Philippines, son of Luis and Eulalia Gonzaga Ferrer. His wife, Adelina, preceded him in death. Ferrer had been a machinist with the U. S. Government. He was a member of a Masonic lodge in San Francisco, Calif...
Conrad Sims (10/31/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Conrad "Pete" Sims, 71, of Tamms died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, in Tamms. He was born March 14, 1931, in Elco, Ill., son of John and Lucy Sharp Sims. He and Shelby Hunter were married Jan. 22, 1955. Sims was a retired truck driver. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War...
J.D. Baker (10/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James D. Baker, 74, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born May 10, 1928, at Clines Island, Mo., son of George R. and Inez Hicks Baker. He and Fran E. Romine Cutrell were married March 25, 1984. Baker had been a self-employed mechanic and a teacher at Sikeston Vocational Center...
Leroy Sandler (10/30/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leroy G. Sandler, 92, of Perryville died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 11, 1910, in Perry County, Mo., son of Gottlieb and Lena M. Dippold Sandler. He and Beulah Hoff were married May 24, 1941. She died Dec. 11, 1992...
Roy Hickam (10/28/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Roy A. Hickam, 89, of Cobden died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at the Marion Veterans Skilled Care Center in Marion, Ill. He was born May 11, 1913, in Alto Pass, Ill., son of John and Laura Whitson Hickam. He and Mary Helen Harbaugh were married Sept. 20, 1940, in Jackson...
Esther Graff (10/28/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Esther M. Graff, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born June 11, 1915, in Wellston, Okla., daughter of William Seymour and Belle Hazzard Messner. She and Leonard Graff were married May 13, 1950. He died March 12, 1986...
Corinne Rich (10/28/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Corinne Rich, 83, of Cobden died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Cobden, daughter of Arthur and Holdie May Cooley Goodman. She and Ralph W. Rich Sr. were married May 10, 1944, in Cobden. He died Dec. 13, 1987...
Lulu Wille (10/28/02)
Lulu Wille, 97, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born June 18, 1905, in Biehle, Mo., daughter of Henry and Susan L. Hilderbrand Baer. She and Peter D. Friese were married Dec. 26, 1922. He died June 4, 1926. She and Jesse Wille were married Aug. 26, 1927. He died Oct. 24, 1967...
Berdie Gilliland (10/29/02)
ST. LOUIS -- Berdie Esther Gilliland, 92, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Truman Restorative Center in St. Louis. She was born May 21, 1910, in Millersville, daughter of David and Jessie Fulbright Statler. She married Charley A. Gilliland. He preceded her in death...
Barbara Baker (10/29/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Barbara Jane Baker, 64, of Marble Hill died Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Grubbs, Ark., daughter of Huddie D. and Nellie Mildred Murphy Doneson. She and Darrel M. Baker were married Aug. 4, 1967, at Marble Hill...
Steve Speakman (10/29/02)
The funeral for Steve Wayne Speakman of Scott City will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Rennie Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Robert Smith (10/29/02)
Graveside service for Robert Teddy "R.T." Smith of Scott City will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lightner Memorial Cemetery. Brian McCallister will officiate. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Smith, 71, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at his home...
Dennis Martin (10/29/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dennis A. Martin, 37, of Advance died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born April 1, 1965, at Bloomfield, Mo., son of William and Betty Dalton Martin. He and Cheryl Barks were married Dec. 31, 1988, at Puxico, Mo...
Doris Slattery (10/29/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Doris Ann Slattery, 67, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 13, 1934, at Longtown, Mo., daughter of John Milton and Violet Mae Graves Abernathy. Slattery retired as a technician from TG Missouri. She was a 1952 graduate of Perryville High School...
Mary Buerkle (10/29/02)
Mary Elizabeth Buerkle, 87, formerly of Kirkwood, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at Friendship Village South in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 4, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John C. and Margaret E. McEndree Buerkle. Miss Buerkle received a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University. She taught in the Missouri Bootheel until moving to St. Louis, where she taught in the Ferguson School District...
Muriel Oakes (10/30/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Muriel Oakes, 82, of Arizona City, Ariz., died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, in Casa Grande, Ariz. She was born Jan. 25, 1920, at Ullin, daughter of Earl and Ella File Sichling. She married Robert Oakes. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Cheryl Davis of Montgomery, Ill.; two sons, Robert Oakes of Arizona City, Ronald Oakes of Aurora, Colo.; two brothers, Loren Sichling of Granite City, Ill., Phil Sichling of Pulaski, Ill.; a sister, Donna West of Dongola, Ill.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
Henry Underwood (10/31/02)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Henry A. Underwood, 89, of Fredericktown died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1913, at Grassy, Mo., son of Harley and Lula Underwood. He and Aubrey Schwering were married May 12, 1946, at Marble Hill, Mo...
Madrea McLard (10/15/02)
Madrea Lee McLard, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. She was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Jackson, daughter of Charles and Ruth Garner Dow. She and Eldred S. McLard were married Dec. 27, 1944, in Blytheville, Ark. He died Oct. 14, 1999...
Evelyn Huls (10/18/02)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Evelyn Mae Huls, 78, of Matthews died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Oct. 9, 1924, in Sikeston, daughter of Leland Stanford and Geneva Alma Drury Stucker Sr. She and Lowell "Bud" Huls were married Nov. 27, 1941, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Dec. 29, 1998...
Jettie Buchheit (10/18/02)
APPLE CREEK, Mo. -- Jettie M. Buchheit, 93, of Cleburne, Texas, formerly of Apple Creek, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at Emery J. Lilge Hospice House in Burleson, Texas. She was born April 27, 1909, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Lewis and Ella Michaels Hinkle. She and Barney Buchheit were married in April 1925. He died March 5, 1967...
Ronnie Mack Jr. (10/18/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ronnie Sedell Mack Jr., 15, of Mounds died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born Nov. 17, 1986, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Ronnie Sedell Mack Sr. and Kimberly Copeland. A sophomore at Meridian High School, he was an honor roll student and an auxiliary police officer with Mounds Police Department...
Marjory Dame (10/18/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marjory Lucille Dame, 82, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 26, 1919, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Clarence and Martha Clark Boardman. She and Raymond Paul Dame were married July 25, 1937. He died May 25, 1984...
Erwin Dost (10/18/02)
Erwin E. Dost, 83, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 25, 1919, in Oak Ridge, son of Otto E. and Clara Rudert Dost. He and Laurine A. Best were married Sept. 2, 1944, in Cape Girardeau...
Louise Bradley (10/19/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louise K. Bradley, 87, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Union County Hospital. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Alvis Haynes (10/19/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Alvis Haynes, 85, of Dexter died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. He was born July 14, 1917, in Double Springs, Ala., son of William and Alma Tidwell Haynes. He and Esther Lou Winters were married Feb. 1, 1939, in Lynn, Ala...
Jerry Cooper (10/19/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Jerry Dale Cooper, 58, of Dexter died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. He was born Dec. 19, 1943, in Tiptonville, Tenn., son of Dub and Mary Cooper. He and Janis Pugh were married Feb. 1, 1978. Cooper had lived in Dexter 25 years, and attended Ark of Hope Church. He was a minister and a retired dispatcher, safety man and broker for truck lines...
Beondred Lathan (10/19/02)
UNITY, Ill. -- Graveside service for Beondred K. Lathan of Unity will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Cemetery in Mounds, Ill., with full military honors. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. He was born Sept. 23, 1931, son of Otis and Alice Lathan...
Marie Pearson (10/19/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Marie L. Pearson, 67, of Cobden died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at her home. She was born May 23, 1935, in Cobden, daughter of Andrew and Eva Acklin. She and Kenneth L. Pearson were married Nov. 4, 1960, in Anna, Ill. Pearson was a retired nurse's aide, and member of Water Valley Christian Church...
Mary Harper (10/19/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Harper, 103, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at the home of a daughter. She was born Feb. 25, 1899, in West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of John A. and Sara Peek Baker. She and Walter Preston Harper Jr. were married Jan. 5, 1924. He died in July 1944...
Carla Renee McCrea (10/19/02)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- Carla Renee McCrea, 45, of Maryland Heights, Mo., passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at her home. Friends may call between 4 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, at the funeral home, followed by internment in Proffer Cemetery in Crump. The Rev. Tom Zych will officiate...
Leota Hale (10/18/02)
Leota Eugenia Hale, 82, of Pekin, Ill., died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at Pekin Hospital. She was born Dec. 6, 1919, in McClure, Ill., daughter of John and Lena Jane Mainer Colyer. She and C. Lowell Hale were married Jan. 1, 1950, in Tamms, Ill. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Pekin...
Rhonda Abbott (10/17/02)
Rhonda Fay Abbott, 48, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of LeRoy and Anna Hahs Ruch. She and David Abbott were married May 3, 1980. Rhonda was a 1972 graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Ruth Owen (10/16/02)
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Ruth Heisner Owen, 82, of Metropolis and formerly of the Boaz community in Massac County died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at the Southgate Care Center in Metropolis. Arrangements are incomplete at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak....
Ron Payne (10/16/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Ron Payne, 61, of East Prairie, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at his residence. He was born July 1, 1941, in Wyatt, Mo., son of Percy and Isadora Gregory Payne. He and Georgia Ruth Parker were married May 2, 1987. He lived for most of his life in Mississippi County, where he was a member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie. He was a retired maintenance technician with the Gates Rubber Company in Charleston...
Vernon Brown (10/16/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Vernon J. Brown, 81, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 12, 1921, in Perry County, son of Louis and Genevieve Friedman Brown. Brown had been a farmer. Survivors include two brothers, Eugene Brown of Perryville, Louis Brown of Richmond Heights, Mo.; two sisters, Aurelia Mattingly of Brewer, Mo., and Jeanette Maxfield of Denver, Colo...
James Pate (10/16/02)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- James "Pappy" Pate, 82, of Fredericktown died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at his home. He was born June 23, 1920, in Aberdene, Miss., son of Paul and Bessie Nash Pate. He and Bernice Brewer were married in 1941 in St. Louis. She preceded him in death...
Elmer Huber (10/16/02)
Elmer Richard Huber, 92, of Williston, Vt., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vt. He was born Feb. 1, 1910, in St. Louis, son of Edward Robert and Mary M. Panhorst Huber. He married Bobbie Blodwen, who died in October 2000...
Martha Driskill (10/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Martha E. Driskill, 90, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Dec. 11, 1911, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of Harry and Grace Lyles Friend. She and Arvin J. Driskill were married in 1929. He preceded her in death in 1945...
Della Speakman (10/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Della E. Speakman, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. She was born Oct. 26, 1911, in Double Springs, Ala., daughter of John and Mary Anne Mote Waddell. She and Henry Speakman were married Nov. 10, 1929. He preceded her in death March 26, 1991...
Olive King (10/17/02)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Olive A. King, 84, of Morehouse died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born March 8, 1918, at Miner, Mo., daughter of Charles and Nettie Fisher Turner. She and Allen "Bud" King were married Dec. 23,1935, in Sikeston. He died June 1, 2000...
Bill Aslin (10/17/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Funeral for Bill Aslin of Dexter was held Wednesday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Calvin Buhler officiated. Burial was in Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield, Mo. Aslin, 80, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center...
Herbert Kelley (10/17/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Herbert Wayne Kelley, 70, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born July 23, 1932, in Anna, son of Jesse and Grace Phillips Kelley. He and Imogene Rogers were married Dec. 3, 1954, in Anna. Kelley retired as head of the alcoholic treatment ward at Choate Mental and Developmental Center...
Elmer Squires (10/17/02)
Elmer Squires, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1918, at Neelys Landing, Mo., son of Coley and Effie Walker Squires. Squires was a lifelong resident of Missouri. He had worked at International Shoe Co., and was an automobile mechanic...
Lucille Haynes (10/17/02)
Lucille E. Haynes, 80, of Whitewater passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 21, 1922, south of Whitewater, daughter of John and Clara Ulrich Thoma. She and James "Rex" Haynes were married Feb. 25, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
Brian Sides (10/20/02)
Brian Sides, 28, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
James Duncan (10/20/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pastor James P. Duncan II, 83, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 19, 1918, at St. Louis, son of Robert Cole and Theodora Conzelman Duncan. He and Shirley L. Simmons were married Oct. 16, 1950...
Karl Woods (10/22/02)
Karl E. Woods, 57, of Paonia, Colo., formerly of the Pocahontas area, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo. He was born March 22, 1945, in Valparaiso, Fla., son of A. Robert and Jeanne Taylor Woods. He and Mary Maxine Foy were married Aug. 6, 1966...
Ruby Brothers (10/22/02)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- The funeral for Ruby Loutene Brothers of Matthews will be held at 10 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo. Bob Herring will officiate. Burial will be in Potter Cemetery at Lepanto, Ark. Brothers, 72, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Bertrand Nursing Facility in Bertrand, Mo...
Virginia Heston (10/22/02)
Virginia Heston, 55, of West Plains, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at her home. She was born March 16, 1947, at Naylor, Mo., daughter of Harold Isham and Annis Ferrell Beasley. She and the Rev. J. Michael Heston were married April 17, 1970, at Naylor, Mo...
David Ward (10/22/02)
TROY, Mo. -- David Robert Ward, infant son of Kendall and Jennifer Candice "Candy" Ward of Troy, died at birth Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He is survived by his parents; one brother, Andrew Ward of Troy; one sister, Grace Ward of Troy; maternal grandparents Don and Marilyn Barnes and Don and Connie Reimann of Sikeston, Mo.; paternal grandparents Lindel and Janice Ward of Zalma, Mo.; maternal great-grandparents Billy and Jerry Lewis of Sikeston, Bernice Barnes of Canalou, Mo., and Walter and Mary Reimann of McClure, Ill.; and paternal great-granmother Jewell French of Poplar Bluff, Mo.. ...
Aline Foster (10/22/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Aline C. Foster, 88, of Olmsted died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 6, 1914, in Johnston City, Ill. She married Walter Foster, who died in 1969. Foster was a member of Words of Faith Center in Mound City, Ill...
Mary Nelson (10/22/02)
The funeral for Mary A. Nelson will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, Mo. The Rev. Raymond Oxford will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston, Mo. Nelson, 84, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau...
Raymond Ford Jr. (10/22/02)
Raymond John "Tiny" Ford, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 29, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, son of Raymond John and Catherine Rogers Ford Sr. He and Lucille Virginia Griffaw were married Oct. 5, 1938, in St. Louis. She died Oct. 18, 2001...
Shakil family (10/23/02)
Funeral arrangements for the Shakil family of Cape Girardeau are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home. Dr. Mohammad Shakil, 53; his wife, Farida, 51; sons Osman, 16, and Hassan, 14; and daughters Sabeen, 13, and Rabiya, 11, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, in a plane crash near Paron, Ark...
Alvin Seabaugh (10/23/02)
Alvin J. Seabaugh, 81, of Whitewater died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Stanley Perkins (10/23/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Stanley E. Perkins, 71, of Mounds died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., and after 11 a.m. on Friday at St. John Praise and Worship Center in Pulaski, Ill...
Renata Brockmann (10/23/02)
Renata Helen Brockmann, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 30, 1918, at New Wells, daughter of Martin and Meta Bingenheimer Meyr. Brockmann was a switchboard operator many years at Clayton School District in Clayton, Mo. She moved to Cape Girardeau in 1996. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Richard Van Duson (10/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Richard Van Duson, 79, of Sikeston died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Richard and Lucille Malesky Van Duson. He and Emma Jean Branum were married Feb. 5, 1976...
Edna Ponder (10/22/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edna L. Ponder, 74, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 10, 1927, at Patton, Mo., daughter of Ferdinand and Annie Belle Barks Ruessler. She and Rudolph J. Ponder were married June 6, 1945. He died June 9, 1987...
Sam Trolinger (10/22/02)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Sam Allen Trolinger, 68, of Grassy died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 4, 1934, at Salem, Mo., son of Samuel and Hazel Allen Trolinger. He and Reva Dobbs were married Dec. 23, 1955, at Belleview, Mo. She died Aug. 26, 2000...
Louise Bradley (10/20/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louise K. Bradley, 87, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Sept. 11, 1915, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Herman and Virgie Mae Edwards Tanner. She married James Bradley, who preceded her in death...
Stella Hoffman (10/20/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stella L. Hoffman, 77, of Perryville died on Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born on Oct. 23, 1924, at New Haven, Mo., daughter of Gottlieb A. and Regina Ohse Nething. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Chancel Guild, Lutheran Women Missionary League and church choir...
Cora Brown (10/20/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Cora Brown, 84, of Villa Ridge died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 30, 1917, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of Elmer and Cora Clifford. She married John T. Brown, who died May 31, 1992...
Raford Bettiegrue (10/20/02)
Raford D. Bettiegrue, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 14, 1912, at Patton, Mo., son of William and Emma Killian Bettiegrue. He and Hazel Estes were married Aug. 2, 1932, at Marble Hill, Mo. She died Oct. 1, 1951. He and Pearlie Fulkerson were married July 7, 1962, at Cape Girardeau. She died Feb. 1, 1984...
Joe Littrell (10/20/02)
Joe Littrell, 86, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Southern Illinois, died on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Aug. 11, 1916, at Dalton, Mo., son of Selba and Margaret Teut Littrell. He grew up on a farm in Chariton County, Mo., and attended the University of Missouri College of Agriculture...
Bill Corzine (10/20/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bill M. Corzine, 70, of Anna died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born on Aug. 17, 1932, at Mount Pleasant, Ill., son of William L. and Velma M. Miles Corzine. He was a member of the Union Masonic Lodge 627, Anna Moose Lodge 1346 and Teamsters Local 346 at West Frankfort, Ill. He retired as a mechanic from E.T. Simonds Construction Co...
Lorene Glueck (10/20/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lorene Louise Glueck, 90, of Chaffee died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1911, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Charles B. and Pauline Bisher Scheeter. She and Ervin Andrew Glueck were married Nov. 24, 1937. He preceded her in death June 13, 1995...
Aline Foster (10/21/02)
Aline Foster, 88, of Olmstead, Ill., died at 12:07 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City, Ill.
Ruby Sronce (10/21/02)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Ruby P. Sronce, 79, of Columbus, Ind., formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Silver Oaks Health Campus. She was born Sept. 11, 1923, in Ullin, Ill., daughter of Lee and Susie Watson Morris. On Aug. 20, 1950, she married Jesse J. Sronce in Murphysboro, Ill. He preceded her in death Aug. 29, 1996...
Brian Sides (10/21/02)
Brian Lee "Snoop" Sides, 28, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gary Gene and Brenda Lunsford Sides of Jackson. He and Melinda Zimmerman were married July 30, 2002, in Cape Girardeau...
Ronald Holcomb (10/21/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ronald Holcomb, 57, of Anna died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Marion Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Ronald Holcomb (10/22/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ronald L. Holcomb, 57, of Anna died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Marion Memorial Hospital in Marion, Ill. He was born Dec. 15, 1944, in Waynesville, Mo., son of Leo and Ella Maxine Daniels Holcomb. He and Elizabeth Ross were married Aug. 6, 1994...
Eloise Richardson (10/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eloise Richardson, 49, of Sikeston died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born Jan. 16, 1953, in Sikeston, daughter of Glen and Cenia Richardson. Richardson was a graduate of Matthews High School. She was self-employed at Richardson's Daycare Center. She was a member of Greer Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston and Princess Oziel Chapter 101 Order of Eastern Star in Cape Girardeau...