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Obituaries from November 2002

Alonzo Rumfelt (11/08/02)
Graveside service for Alonzo W. Rumfelt Sr. of Middletown, Calif., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at High Hill Cemetery at Neelys Landing, Mo. The Rev. Mike Huffman will officiate. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Rose Parmer (11/11/02)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Rose I. Parmer, 83, of Ste. Genevieve died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. She was born June 10, 1919, in Bloomsdale, Mo., daughter of Martin Luther and Ida Carron Beckermeyer. She and Howard W. Parmer were married Jan. 14, 1941. He died Jan. 15, 1982...
Mildred Ramsey (11/11/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mildred B. Ramsey, 92, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. She was born April 7, 1920, in Bessville, Mo., daughter of Ellis and Amanda Denton Shrum. She and Robert L. Ramsey were married Nov. 9, 1929. He died April 10, 1981...
Cecilia Tennis (11/11/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Cecilia M. Tennis, 95, of Olmsted, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born March 25, 1907, in Olmsted, daughter of A.J. and Emma Elizabeth Ehrstein Schoenborn. She married Clarence Tennis. He preceded her in death in 1967...
Homer W. Staten (11/11/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Homer W. Staten, 78, of Ullin, Ill., formerly of Thebes, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born March 29, 1924, in Risco, Mo., son of Earl and Lelia Anglin Staten. He married Lola Mar Staten, who died April 6, 1997...
David Dalton (11/11/02)
David W. "Shagg" Dalton, 44, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at his residence. He was born March 7, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of Warren and Clorene Ladd Dalton of Cape Girardeau. He was assistant sexton with the Cape Girardeau City Cemetery and was of the Methodist faith. He was a graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School...
Martin Heider (11/11/02)
Martin E. Heider, 88, a former resident of Fruitland, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. He was born Sept. 2, 1914, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Karl L.H. and Minnie Pensel Heider. He married Lela Fay Schenimann, who preceded him in death...
Lillian Etherton (11/11/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lillian Etherton, 91, of Dongolas, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, in Evansville, Ind. Arrangements are pending with Hileman & Parr Funeral Services in Jonesboro.
Carole Price (11/11/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Carole Elaine Price, 58, of Thebes, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 10, 1943, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Walter and Nellie Thompson Bishop. She and Roger Price were married Oct. 26, 1968...
Kathryn Jones (11/11/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Kathryn Jones, 90, of East Prairie died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 26, 1912, in Roxton, Texas, daughter of Reverdy and Allie Belle Winfrey McCune. She and Thomas Orlie Jones were married Aug. 12, 1939, in Seminole, Texas. He died June 1, 1970...
Betty Jo Parr (11/11/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Betty Jo Parr, 71, of Bertrand, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. She was born Feb. 6, 1931, in Bertrand, daughter of Robert Losson and Lula Mae Taber Skelton. She and Charles "Buddy" Parr were married Dec. 20, 1952...
Wilfred Ressel (11/11/02)
Wilfred W. Ressel, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at the Missouri Veteran's Home. He was born April 16, 1923, in Kelso, Mo., son of the late John and Christine Mary Diebold Ressel. On Nov. 23, 1950, he married Patsy P. Essner in New Hamburg, Mo. She preceded him in death May 27, 1997...
Webster Cobb (11/12/02)
Webster G. Cobb, 88, of Millersville died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Dec. 24, 1913, at Glenallen, Mo., son of Arthur and Carrie Etta Mouser Cobb. He and Venah Mae Gibbs were married Dec. 24, 1936. Cobb had been a carpenter at the former Porcell Construction Co., Landgraf Construction and Penzel Construction. ...
Bruce McAdams Sr. (11/10/02)
Bruce Lee McAdams Sr., 60, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at Las Vegas, Nev. He was born Aug. 8, 1942, at Dumas, Ark., son of Burley and Genevieve McAdams. Mr. McAdams was formerly of Cape Girardeau and had been the lead deck hand with American Commercial Barge Line...
David Dalton (11/10/02)
David Wayne Dalton, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ray Graham (11/08/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ray Graham, 75, of Benton died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Renia Miller (11/09/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Renia Miller, 92, of Rochester Hills, Mich., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at Crittenton Medical Center in Rochester Hills. She is formerly of Olmsted. Crain Funeral Home in Ullin, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Ray Graham (11/09/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Ray Joe Graham of Benton will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton. The Rev. Calvin Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo. Friends may call at the chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Lucille Miller (11/09/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Aletha Lucille Miller, 79, of Sikeston died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1923, at New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Brooks Edward and Fannie Bell Stover Arnett. She and Jack Miller were married May 18, 1943. He died Oct. 6, 1986...
Lavonna Gammon (11/09/02)
Lavonna Jean Gammon, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at Cancer Treatment Center of America in Tulsa, Okla. She was born July 13, 1949, at Bonne Terre, Mo., daughter of Charles Robert and Nettie Louise Shelton Wade. She and Ronald Lee Gammon were married Jan. 9, 1998, in Cape Girardeau...
Edison Taylor (11/09/02)
Edison "Curly" Taylor, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 8, 1919, in Loretta, Tenn., son of James David and Alice Pugh Taylor. He and Myra Haubold were married April 13, 1938, at Lilbourn, Mo. She died Jan. 13, 1996...
Joseph Richardet (11/09/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joseph H. "Shorty" Richardet, 79, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 2, 1923, at Perryville, son of John and Elsie Zahner Richardet. He and Trula A. Pingel were married Sept. 13, 1947, at Biehle, Mo...
Renia Miller (11/10/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- The funeral for Renia Miller, formerly of Olmsted, Ill., will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin. The Rev. Carl H. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in St. Johns Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 2 to 6 p.m. today and from 8:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral on Tuesday...
Bobby Williams Sr. (11/10/02)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Bobby W. Williams Sr., 55, of Kennett died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at his home. He was born July 12, 1947, at Maynard, Ark. He and Rita Campbell were married Jan. 25, 1980, at Arlington, Ky. He had lived in Kennett for a year. He was a carpenter and auto repair mechanic...
Martin Heider (11/10/02)
Martin E. Heider, 88, of Willow Springs, Mo., died Friday, Nov.8, 2002, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Sophie Wessel (11/10/02)
Sophie E. Wessel, 93, of Gordonville died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Jean Rhodes (11/10/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jean F. Rhodes, 71, of Advance died Friday, Nov. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 17, 1931 in St. Louis, the daughter of Frank and Margaret Whithington Requarth. She and Bill Rhodes were married on Jan. 24, 1948, at Advance. He died July 10, 1993...
Sophie Wessel (11/12/02)
Sophie Emma Wessel, 93, of Gordonville died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at her home. She was born March 9, 1909, at Dutchtown, daughter of Robert A. and Emma W. Kiehne Eggimann. She and Henry J. Wessel were married Feb. 11, 1934, at Dutchtown. He died Oct. 23, 1999...
Evelyn Sivertsen (11/12/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Evelyn L. Sivertsen, 77, of Anna died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at her home. She was born June 16, 1925, at Anna, daughter of Charles and Mamie Grace Emery. Sivertsen had been a dietitian at Osborn Home in New York, N.Y. Survivors include a son, Keith Sivertsen of Anna; and Norma Laminack of Anna, who was raised as her sister...
Lucille McDaniel (11/12/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Lucille McDaniel, 81, of Mounds died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Feb. 27, 1921, in Olive Branch, Ill., daughter of Aaron and Pleacy Connell Holmes. She married Paul Eugene McDaniel, who died June 8, 1984...
Christina Murray (11/14/02)
Christina Murray, 87, of Wachpreague, Va., died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jeffery Hickam (11/14/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jeffery Scott Hickam, 34, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at his home, following a lengthy illness. He was born March 25, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jack and Donna Hickam. He and Sheri Salyers were married July 1, 1988...
Ruth Schabbing (11/14/02)
Ruth E. Schabbing, 33, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002. She was born Dec. 26, 1968, in St. Louis, daughter of Ysidor J. and Jane Ann Pratt Rivera Jr. She and Matt Schabbing were married June 8, 2002, in Cape Girardeau. Schabbing was a graduate of Southern Illinois University. She was a cashier at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Cape Girardeau, and attended St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Margaret Allen (11/14/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Margaret Allen of South Fulton, Tenn., was held Wednesday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, Ky. Dr. Charles Parker officiated, with burial in Greenlea Cemetery at Fulton. Allen, 88, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton...
Suedell Brown (11/14/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Suedell Brown, 63, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Lafe, Ark., daughter of William Edgar and Flora Grambling Puckett. She and James Robert Brown were married Feb. 14, 1963. He died Oct. 6, 1993...
Christina Murray (11/15/02)
R. Christina Murray, 87, of Wachapreague, Va., died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born April 7, 1915, in Monroe County, Miss., daughter of Henry and Reba Weaver Grady. She and Norman Murray were married in February 1948 in Cape Girardeau. He died in May 1992...
Regina Scott (11/15/02)
Regina C. Scott, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Schatte (11/15/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Charles Schatte, 69, of Advance died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at his home. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pompey Frederick (11/15/02)
Pompey M. Frederick, 78, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Mo. He was born April 12, 1924, in Detroit, Mich., son of Christian and Irna Marxmausen Frederick. There are no survivors. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Fairmount Cemetery. The Rev. Leroy Quinn will officiate...
Jack Williams (11/15/02)
Jack B. Williams, 77, of Leesburg, Fla., died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, in Leesburg. He was born in Livingston, Mont. Williams served in the U.S. Navy. He moved to Leesburg in 2000 from Van Buren, Mo. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include his wife, Pauline; four daughters, Debbie Thomas of Katy, Texas, Terry LeGrand of Cape Girardeau, Jaci Owen of New Albany, Ind., Robin Williams of Chandler, Ariz.; a sister, Happy King of Damascus, Md.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.. ...
Clarence Masters (11/15/02)
Clarence Edward Masters, 94, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at his home. He was born June 22, 1908, at Laflin, Mo., son of John and Laura Poston Masters. He and Charlotte Atchley were married Jan. 25, 1936. She died Aug. 24, 2001. Masters was a maintenance worker many years at Southeast Missouri State University...
Thelma Files (11/15/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Thelma Files, 76, of Charleston died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Aug. 16, 1926, in Charleston, daughter of Overton and Marie Williams Donaldson. Files was a lifelong resident of Charleston. She worked at Brown Shoe Co. 36 years, retiring in 1992...
Opal Cook (11/14/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Opal Irene Cook, 90, of Oran died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 6, 1912, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Oda and Zora Dell Wagoner Felty. She and Albert James Cook were married Jan. 16, 1938. He died July 6, 1993...
Ruby Burton (11/14/02)
VANDUSER, Mo. -- Ruby May Burton, 76, of Vanduser died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at her home. She was born May 26, 1926, at Crowder, Mo., daughter of Isaac Waymon and Oma Selby Nichols. She and Ira L. "Red" Burton were married April 18, 1946, at New Madrid, Mo. He died Dec. 7, 1992...
Russell Kelley (11/12/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Russell David Kelley, 66, of Tamms died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born March 29, 1936, in Olive Branch, Ill., son of William and Hazel Hill Kelley. He married Delores Seagraves...
Lillian Gluckhertz (11/12/02)
Lillian M. Gluckhertz, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Goldie Clark (11/12/02)
RANDLES, Mo. -- Goldie Mae Bruce Clark, 76, of Belleview, Fla., died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Sylvia's House in Ocala, Fla. She was born July 27, 1926, at Randles, daughter of Robert Samuel and Ruby Juanita Mouden Harris. She first married William Jeff Bruce Nov. 16, 1945. He died May 14, 1980. She and Robert Aaron Clark were married Aug. 4, 1995. He died June 21, 1998...
Estelle Cathey (11/12/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Estelle Lane Cathey, 90, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Bertrand Nursing Facility in Bertrand, Mo. She was born June 7, 1912, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Sam and Ollie Lee Griffin Lane. She and David O'Kelley Cathey were married June 18, 1938, at Caruthersville, Mo. He died Jan. 29, 1984...
Glenda Todd (11/12/02)
Glenda E. Todd, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1923, at Laflin, Mo., daughter of George and Carrie Clippard Riehn. She and Ivan W. Conley were married Sept. 12, 1941, in Jackson. He died March 16, 1949. She and James W. Todd were married Nov. 5, 1954, in Cape Girardeau...
Mabel Skinner (11/12/02)
Mabel Marie Skinner, 71, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 20, 1931, at McClure, Ill., daughter of Maple and Ruby Klingemann Masterson. She and Troy Lee Skinner were married Oct. 23, 1953. He passed away April 16, 1981...
Harold Shaver (11/13/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Harold Loyd Shaver, 73, of Sikeston died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 12, 1929, in Ingram, Ark., son of Oscar and Sarah McCamey Shaver. He and Betty Jo Scott were married Sept. 30, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
John Tallman (11/13/02)
John C. "Jack" Tallman, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born June 20, 1926, in Chicago. Tallman was a graduate of Arizona State University. Formerly of Cairo, Ill., he was owner of Tallman-Robbins Printing Co. in Chicago and Springfield, Ill., Delta Business Forms in Cairo and JTA Printing in Mount Carmel and Cairo...
Deloris Eudy (11/13/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Deloris Eudy, 81, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Dec. 15, 1920, at McClure, daughter of Ray and Bertha Rhymer Miller. She and Milo Eudy were married March 22, 1937, at Anna, Ill. He died Sept. 12, 1991...
Dosha Wilson (11/13/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dosha I. Wilson, 96, of Ironton, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at the Baptist Home in Ironton. She was born July 27, 1906, at Mine LaMotte, Mo., daughter of Frank Newberry and Norah Belle Kennon Hand. She and Edward Wilson were married Aug. 30, 1934. He died Dec. 30, 1969...
Lillian Gluckhertz (11/13/02)
Lillian M. Gluckhertz, 90, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 29, 1912, daughter of Wilbur H. and Sarah Louise Hills Lamar. She and Harry W. Gluckhertz were married Dec. 13, 1930. He passed away Nov. 10, 1985...
Sophie Wessel (11/13/02)
Sophie Emma Wessel, 93, of Gordonville died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at her home. She was born March 9, 1909, at Dutchtown, daughter of Robert A. and Emma W. Kiehne Eggimann. She and Henry J. Wessel were married Feb. 11, 1934, at Dutchtown. They lived on the family farm south of Gordonville throughout their marriage. He died Oct. 23, 1999...
Mary Cornwell (11/15/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Sue Cornwell, 59, of St. Peters, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Peters. She was born Oct. 24, 1943, in Sikeston, daughter of Basil and Merline Shipley Gaddis. Cornwell was a cashier at Huck's Convenience Store in St. Peters...
Bernice Pawlisch (11/01/02)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Bernice Pawlisch, 79, of Villa Ridge died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Arkansas, the daughter of Earl H. and Myrtle Elizabeth Cullen Johnson. She married Edward Pawlisch. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 1993...
Esther Doering (11/03/02)
WITTENBERG, Mo. -- Esther J. Doering, 103, of Wittenberg died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 5, 1899, at Old Appleton, daughter of Gottfried and Ida Landgraff Mueller. She and Ernst George Doering were married Feb. 27, 1927. He died Nov. 1, 1986...
Lola Waters (11/03/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Lola Slaughter Waters, 91, of Dexter died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter. She was born April 6, 1911, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Leo and Phebe Sherrills Davis. She and Melvin Slaughter were married in 1929. He died June 17, 1986. She and Ben Waters were married April 14, 1988. He also preceded her in death...
Louise Cole (11/03/02)
Louise M. Cole, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 18, 1919, at Cape Gir-ardeau, daughter of John C. and Laura Cole. She had worked at the former Cole-Webb Grocery Store in the Red Star District of Cape Girardeau and later worked as the credit manager at Montgomery Ward in Cape Girardeau for 15 years. ...
Thelma James (11/03/02)
Thelma Louise James, 92, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Puxico, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 12, 1910, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Bernie and Lillie Hindman Shell. She and Arthur James were married Nov. 20, 1933, at Jonesboro, Ill...
Hester Tucker (11/03/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hester A. Tucker, 90, of Perryville died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 17, 1912, at Brewer, Mo., daughter of Hazzard and Hattie Powers Morgan. She and Elbert J. Tucker were married Dec. 29, 1944, at Perryville. He died June 18, 1968...
Billy Morphis (11/03/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Billy R. Morphis Jr., 32, of Paducah, Ky., died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at the Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. He was born May 3, 1970, at Covington, Tenn., son of Billy R. and Mary Clapp Morphis. He and Charlotte L. Pearson were married Sept. 23, 2000, at Cobden...
Delbert Parr (11/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Delbert Parr, 79, of Anna died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 26, 1923, at Cypress, Ill., son of Lionel and Mary Turner Parr. He and Doris Page were married Oct. 31, 1945, in Arkansas...
Kathy Thiele (11/04/02)
Kathy Ann Thiele, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Effingham, Ill., daughter of Edward and Nora Vaultonburg. She worked as a registered nurse at Effingham Hospital for 22 years and at the former Shuffett Nursing Home in Sikeston for 10 years...
Vera Huff (11/04/02)
Vera Jean Huff, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Flat River, Mo., daughter of the late Edward J. and Roma E. Dalton Bradley. She and Carter Lynn Huff were married in New York. He preceded her in death in December 1989...
Russel Boothe (11/04/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Russel Dean Boothe, 26, of Patton died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Glenallen, Mo. He was born Aug. 3, 1976, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Joseph and Dottie Kirkpatrick Boothe. He was an operator for Gilster-Mary Lee Company in Perryville, Mo., and had taken welding classes at the Perry County Vo-Tech School...
Helen Shores (11/04/02)
Helen May Shores, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1913, in Carter County, Mo., daughter of the late William Joseph and Virginia Ann Felker Snider. On Sept. 7, 1940, and Andrew Keith Shores Jr. were married in St. Louis. He preceded her in death Dec. 11, 2000...
Mary Burns (11/04/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Margaret Burns, 69, of Sikeston died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at her daughter's residence in Rogersville, Mo. She was born June 24, 1933, in Sikeston, daughter of the late James Clifford and Edna Landers Counsil. She married James L. Burns Sr. April 6, 1949, in Sikeston. He preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1999...
Helen Shores (11/03/02)
Helen May Shores, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Shirley Boswell (11/02/02)
Shirley E. Boswell, 61, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, Calif., after a long illness. She and H. Wayne Boswell, formerly of Cape Girardeau and Phoenix, Ariz., were married Sept. 17, 1979. Shirley was born in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb. 16, 1941, daughter of Jean and Hazel Carter...
Bill Mannon (11/01/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- William Alford "Bill" Mannon, 51, of Fisk, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born April 13, 1951, in East Prairie, son of William A. "Pete" and Ina L. Baty Mannon. He married Cheryl Bowers, who died Dec. 26, 2001...
John Cook (11/01/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John Henry Cook, 72, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 7, 1930, at Bessville, Mo., son of the Rev. John Elza and Hattie Adaline Cook. Cook worked at Barker Furniture Store several years. He was a member of Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church...
Jerry Obermiller (11/01/02)
The funeral for Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Jerry Lee Obermiller of Jefferson City, Mo., was held Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City. The Rev. Rudolph W. Beard officiated. Entombment was in Riverview Cemetery Mausoleum, with full military honors...
Calvin Dillman (11/01/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Calvin Dillman, 75, of Ullin died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1927, in Olive Branch, Ill., son of William Roy and Mayme Douglas Dillman. He and Edith Mae Trexler were married Sept. 2, 1950. Dillman worked in construction as an operating engineer, and had been a member of Engineers Local 318 in Marion, Ill...
Gustavia Cavitt (11/01/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Gustavia Cavitt, 61, of Cairo died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Massie Funeral Home. The Rev. J.L. Posey will officiate.
Della Brown (11/01/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Della Brown, 104, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Select Specialty Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., from 4 to 8 p.m. today. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Meisenheimer Cemetery...
Charity Ward (11/01/02)
HAYWOOD CITY, Mo. -- Charity M. Ward, 82, of Haywood City died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at the home of a son in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Pickens, Miss., daughter of the Rev. Milton and Elizabeth Young Chappell. She and Robert Ward were married Dec. 6, 1941...
Helen Morgan (11/01/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen H. Morgan, 94, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 17, 1908, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Henry F. and Helena C. Schott Weiss. She and George N. Morgan were married July 23, 1931. He died Feb. 25, 1995...
Louise Cole (11/02/02)
Louise M. Cole, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Mike Miller (11/02/02)
Mike B. Miller, 54, of Scott City died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Della Brown (11/02/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- The funeral for Della Brown of Jonesboro will be held at 11 a.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The Rev. Mark Kirk will officiate. Burial will be in Meisenheimer Cemetery at Dongola, Ill. Brown, 104, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Select Specialty Hospital in St. Louis...
Mary Kline (11/02/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary L. Kline, 94, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 8, 1908, in Perry County, daughter of Joe and Susan Layton Mattingly. She married Henry J. Kline. He died Dec. 13, 1958. Kline had worked in the laundry at St. Mary's Seminary. She was a member of Christ the Savior Catholic Church at Brewer, Mo., and the Blessed Sacrament Sodality...
Velma Rainey (11/05/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Velma Irene Rainey, 81, of Chaffee died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born July 24, 1921, in Haleyville, Ala., daughter of William and Alice Elizabeth Flanagan Head. She and Walter Rainey were married March 19, 1941, in Corinth, Miss. He died Feb. 22, 1987...
Arnold Schaefer (11/05/02)
Arnold J. Schaefer, 83, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 20, 1919, at Oran, Mo., son of Lawrence and Mathilda Bullinger Schaefer. He and Christine Weissmueller were married May 30, 1941. Schaefer was a truck driver many years with Potashnick Construction, retiring in 1984. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158 in Jackson, and VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau...
Walter Raby (11/08/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Walter W. Raby, 87, of Tamms died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 1, 1915, at Tamms, son of Charlie Clarence and Rana Ruth Walters Raby. He and Naomi Vancil were married Oct. 17, 1936, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Jack Shelton (11/07/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jack C. Shelton, 79, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Ill. He was born Dec. 5, 1922, in Jonesboro, son of Everette Rollie and Elsie Beatrice Baldwin Shelton. He and Bethella West were married July 18, 1946...
Gertrude Myers (11/07/02)
Gertrude "Gert" Myers, 68, of O'Fallon, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at her home. She was born March 16, 1934, at Burfordville, daughter of Erma and Pansey Howard Eakins. She and Wayne Myers were married Jan. 31, 1953. Myers was a nurse assistant 28 years at Missouri Baptist Hospital...
Betty Hessenflow (11/07/02)
The funeral for Betty J. Hessenflow of Colorado Springs, Colo., will be held at 2 p.m. today at Shrine of Remembrance in Colorado Springs. Private burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs. Hessenflow, 73, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at SemperCare Hospital in Colorado Springs...
Alma Geringer (11/07/02)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Alma B. Geringer, 78, of Biehle died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Frank and Bertha Schott Wingerter. She was married to Nelbert H. Geringer May 17, 1945. Geringer was a member of St. Maurus Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality...
Fred Wadlington (11/07/02)
Fred Wadlington, 83, of Scott City died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1919, at Blodgett, Mo., son of Robert Daniel and Laura Adell Dean Wadlington. He and Eva May Walter were married March 23, 1940. She died June 11, 1989. Wadlington had been a driver with Elfrink Trucking Co...
Robert Roy (11/07/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Robert Lee Roy of Patton will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Raymond Oxford will officiate. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery in McClure, Ill. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Marie Fulenwider (11/07/02)
Marie Ann Fulenwider, 89, of Bridgeton, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at Mark Twain Manor in Bridgeton. She was born April 10, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Dr. J.J. and Lydia Sophia Rueseler Schneider. She and Joe Fulenwider were married Dec. 30, 1935, in Cape Girardeau. He died June 15, 1972...
Vicki LaPlante (11/08/02)
Vicki Sue LaPlante, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 17, 1941, daughter of Pat A. and Twyla B. Krause Lenz. She and Gary LaPlante were married March 3, 1968. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Rond Bland of Sycamore, Ohio, Jeff Morrison of Cape Girardeau; four daughters, Saunder O'Conner of Phoenix, Ariz., Kathy Tinnoco of Utica, N.Y., Sylvia Higgins and Charlene Ponnce of Fostoria, Ohio; and five grandchildren...
Letha Livingston (11/08/02)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Letha Irene Livingston, 91, of Bell City died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 22, 1911, in Datto, Ark., daughter of Joseph and Bertha Miller Kearby. She and Albert F. Livingston were married Dec. 11, 1929, at Sikeston, Mo. He died Feb. 18, 1995...
Imogene Archer (11/08/02)
Imogene Archer, 68, of Jackson died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 14, 1934, at Wardell, Mo., daughter of Herbert L. and Annie R. Havener Turner. She and Joseph Earl Archer were married Feb. 24, 1951...
Loyd Shaffer Sr. (11/08/02)
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. -- The funeral for Loyd Wayne Shaffer Sr. of Caruthersville will be held at 1 p.m. today at Temple Baptist Church. Dr. James Adams will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Cemetery. H.S. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Marie Kinder (11/08/02)
Marie E. Kinder, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 5, 1909, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Henry and Mary Roth Peetz. She and Ross Kinder were married Sept. 1, 1940, in St. Louis. He died May 17, 1980...
George Knight Jr. (11/07/02)
The funeral for George Ferris Knight Jr. of Williamson, Ga., was held Monday at Haisten McCullough Funeral Home in Griffin, Ga. The Rev. Robert Land officiated. Burial was in Williamson United Methodist Church Cemetery. Knight, 69, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Spalding Regional Hospital...
Philip Corzine (11/07/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Philip Austin Corzine, 19, of Karnak died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky., from injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle accident Tuesday morning near Karnak. He graduated from Century High School this year and was e employed at Dippin' Dots Inc. at Paducah. He attended the First Pentecost Church in Karnak. He was a member of the NWTF Association and the National Rifle Association...
Ernest Parker (11/05/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- The funeral for Ernest Paul "Toot" Parker of East Prairie will be held at 2 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. David Dowdy will officiate. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery. Parker, 81, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at East Prairie Nursing Center...
Gary Walker (11/05/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Gary L. Walker, 59, of St. Louis died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at St. Mary's Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 28, 1943, in Gary, Ind., son of Garold W. and Edna B. Walker. Walker was reared in Thebes and was a 1961 graduate of Thebes High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1966, and a master of science degree in education in 1974...
Howard Edging (11/05/02)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Howard Lenvell Edging, 64, of Mound City died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 27, 1937, in Cairo, Ill., son of Other W. and Velma Clark Edging. He first married Juanita Buckles, who died May 16, 1999. He later married Rebecca Hightower...
Frances Hahs (11/05/02)
Frances K. Hahs, 82, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 17, 1920, near Old Appleton, Mo., daughter of George and Sophia Schlueter Kasten. She married Truman P. Hahs of Sedgewickville, Mo., Oct. 5, 1941. He preceded her in death Jan. 11, 1959...
Mike Miller (11/05/02)
Mike Bruce Miller, 54, of Scott City died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lowery B. and Flora Pensel Miller. Miller attended Trinity Lutheran School, Central High School, and Southeast Missouri State University...
Phillip Corzine (11/06/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Phillip Austin Corzine, 19, of Karnak died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at the Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Arrangements are incomplete at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.
Linus Dannenmueller (11/06/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Linus Otto Dannenmueller, 81, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 14, 1921, at Oran, Mo., son of Zeno Nicholas and Dena Katherine Schlitt Dannenmueller. He and Mary Dean Amos were married Dec. 29, 1948...
Billie Waldron (11/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Billie Jean Waldron of Hardin, Ky., will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Revs. Brett Miles and Mitchell Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Sikeston Garden of Memories Cemetery...
Bernice Keen (11/06/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Bernice Mary Keen, 72, of Charleston died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born March 26, 1930, in the Texas Bend community, daughter of Bernard Joseph and Louise Renaud Bruenderman. She and Charles Curtis Keen were married April 10, 1951. He died Nov. 29, 1994...
Karen Turner (11/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Karen Sue Turner, 53, of Sikeston died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1948, in Sikeston, daughter of Roy and Jewell E. Ramsey Price. Turner had been a waitress at Gaslight Square Restaurant...
Alma Geringer (11/06/02)
Alma B. Geringer, 78, of Biehle, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at her residence. She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Perry County, Mo., to Frank and Bertha Schott Wingerter. She was married to Nelbert H. Geringer on May 17, 1945. He survives of the home...
Carl Orr (11/06/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl C. Orr, 87, of Anna died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Parkway Manor in Marion, Ill. He was born April 1, 1915, in Reynoldsville, Ill., son of John and Jesse Marie McCloud Orr. He and Elizabeth M. Graham were married in 1936. She died in 1986. He and Mary Evelyn Hill were married in 1988. She died in 2000...
Robert Roy (11/06/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Robert Lee Roy, 48, of Patton died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Oliver Lange (11/25/02)
Oliver "Ollie" M. Lange, 83, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. An American Legion service will be at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel...
Juanita Brown (11/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Juanita Brown, 68, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 22, 1934, in Jasper, Ala., daughter of Erwin and Winnie Bush Jones. She and Lester J. Brown were married May 10, 1954. He preceded her in death...
Mark Farris (11/26/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mark S. Farris, 50, of Anna died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1952, in Fort Monmouth, N.J., son of Billy J. and Marjorie Louise Singleton Farris. He and Janell Browning were married June 20, 1986, in Cobden, Ill...
Harold Baugher (11/26/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Harold D. Baugher, 61, of Thebes died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Barnes/Jewish Hospital South in St. Louis. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Willard Bergman (11/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Willard C. Bergman, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Sept. 11, 1919, at Friedenberg, Mo., son of Carl and Oneida Ochs Bergman. He and Thelma Springer were married Jan. 3, 1943. She died Oct. 8, 1963...
Uva Brown (11/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Uva M. Brown, 84, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born July 16, 1918, at Kaskaskia Island, Ill., daughter of Frank and Alma Porrman Klein. She and Jack G. Brown were married Nov. 21, 1936, at Kaskaskia Island...
Bell Lane (11/26/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bell Lovell Lane, 88, of Sikeston died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 16, 1913, in Hoxie, Ark., daughter of Charles and Lela Bell Goman Dyer. She and Harry D. Lane were married Nov. 7, 1936. He died May 5, 1992...
Gladys Taylor (11/26/02)
Gladys Rasche Taylor, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Wiggins (11/26/02)
Betty Lou Wiggins, 74, of Jackson died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 16, 1927, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Jason and Lillian Williamson Craft. She and Roscoe Eugene Wiggins were married July 5, 1946. He died June 30, 1980...
Douglas Loeffel (11/26/02)
Douglas L. Loeffel, 46, of Columbia, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1956, in Memphis, Tenn., son of Walter and Bernadette Vodra Loeffel. He was a 1975 graduate of Central High School. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Bernadette and Robert V. Hoffman of Cape Girardeau; a brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Marilyn Loeffel of Cordova, Tenn.; three nieces, Ginger Comstock of Lakeland, Tenn., Robin Loeffel and Cosette Loeffel of Cordova...
Ruby Brown (11/26/02)
Ruby Brown, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 20, 1906, in Providence, Ky., daughter of Charles A. and Katherine McNeely Winstead. She and Oscar B. Brown were married Dec. 23, 1923, in Evansville, Ind. He died March 22, 1971...
Myrtle Thompson (11/25/02)
Myrtle Mae Thompson, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 14, 1911, in Allenville, Mo., daughter of the late Fred and Lulu Harmon Thompson. She was a member of Illmo Baptist Church. Survivors include one sister, Claudine Caldwell of Cape Girardeau...
Willard Bergman (11/25/02)
Willard C. Bergman, 83, of Perryville, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at the Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. Arrangements are pending with Young & Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.
Marilyn Rinehart (11/23/02)
Marilyn Ellen Rinehart, 77, of Elkhart, Ind., died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 26, 1925, in Elkhart, daughter of Earl P. and Cleo Wiltrout Russell. She and Glenn E. Rinehart were married in Elkhart. He died Jan. 31, 1969...
Brett Campbell (11/23/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Graveside service for Brett Michael Campbell, 3 months, will be at 1 p.m. today at Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee. The Rev. Harry Floyd will officiate. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee from 12 to 12:45 p.m. today...
Clara Purtle (11/23/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clara Purtle, 91, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Anna, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Cypress Village Nursing Home in Jacksonville, Fla. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Sandra Boyer (11/24/02)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Sandra Jean Boyer, 50, of Grassy died on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at the Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Oct. 21, 1952, at Festus, Mo., daughter of Edward and Elsie Geraldine Kent Smith. She and Chester "Joe" Boyer were married June 21, 1996, at Marble Hill...
Lucille Cox (11/24/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lucille Presson Cox, 88, of Charleston died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at the Bertrand Retirement Facility. She was born June 4, 1914, in Mississippi County, daughter of Earl and Irene Jackson Presson. She and Manford Henry Cox were married May 31, 1936. He died Jan. 6, 1990...
Paul Hulshof (11/24/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Paul Everett Hulshof, 68, of rural Charleston died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 31, 1933, at Cape Girardeau, son of Henry B. and Emma Priggel Hulshof. He and Geri Moody were married July 7, 1956. He had lived in New Madrid and Mississippi counties most of his life and was a well-known farmer and landowner. ...
Paul Cook (11/24/02)
BURFORDVILLE, Mo. -- Paul L. Cook, 75, died on Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at his home near Burfordville. He was born June 16, 1927 at Lutesville, Mo., son of Elza E. and Maude Fulbright Cook. He and Dorothy Grisham were married Oct. 31, 1973. He worked for the Missouri state parks as a heavy equipment operator and retired in 1989. He then worked part time at Trail of Tears State Park...
John Norman (11/24/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- John Norman, 63, of Charleston, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 5, 1939, in the Dogwood community near East Prairie, son of James Edward and Elsie Marie Burns Norman...
Libby Lewis (11/24/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Lewis, 44, of Sikeston died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born June 3, 1958, at Sikeston, daughter of Jack and Polly McMillen Lewis. She was a 1976 graduate of Sikeston High School and lived in Sikeston most of her life. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church...
Clara Purtle (11/24/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clara Basse Purtle, 91, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Anna, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Cypress Village Nursing Home in Jacksonville, Fla. She was born Oct. 19, 1911, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of William and Bertha Studer Basse...
Donnie Jestus (11/24/02)
Donnie L. Jestus, 49, of Jackson died on Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1953, at Cairo, Ill., son of Charles P. and Mary Ella Moore Jestus. He and Terri M. Petry were married Aug. 15, 1981, at Jackson. He graduated from Cairo High School and attended Cairo vocational school...
Ray Boswell (11/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Marion "Ray" Boswell of Cheyenne, Wyo., will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Stake Center in Cheyenne. Bishop Mark Moore will officiate. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Anna City Cemetery...
Jeffrey Broeker (11/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jeffrey D. Broeker, 32, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, in St. Louis County. He was born July 14, 1970, at Dexter, Mo., son of Clyde J. and Cindy Buehler Broeker. Broeker was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Kenneth Longman (11/28/02)
Kenneth Wayne Longman, 73, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born May 30, 1929, in Herrin, Ill., son of Walter J. and Ida Hiller Longman. He and Anita Catani were married Nov. 12, 1953, in Herrin. Longman was a 1947 graduate of Herrin High School, and a 1956 graduate of Southern Illinois University. He served with the U.S. Navy in Korea...
Fred Oberbeck (11/28/02)
Fred William Oberbeck, 87, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Jackson Manor. He was born Jan. 26, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, son of Otto and Rosie Kurre Oberbeck. He and Ida H. Hanschen were married March 18, 1939. She died Sept. 30, 1996. Mr. ...
Gladys Wooldridge (11/29/02)
Gladys Marshall Wooldridge, 85, of Delta died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 19, 1917, in Mayfield, Mo., son of Franklin Sylvester and Julia Olga Mayfield Wooldridge. He and Veona Moore were married Nov. 6, 1939...
Estella Johnson (11/29/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Estella Howard "Sug" Johnson, 76, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at her home. She was born June 7, 1926, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Dock and Ludie Randle Howard. She and Jake Johnson Sr. were married, and he preceded her in death...
Mary Graham (11/29/02)
Mary E. Downs Graham, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 12, 1909, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William C. and Maude Ferguson Downs. She and Frank T. Graham were married Aug. 13, 1931, in Jackson. He died in 1968...
Mildred Eggley (11/29/02)
McLEANSBORO, Ill. -- Mildred M. Eggley, 79, of McLeansboro died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. She was born June 14, 1923, in Michigan City, Ind., daughter of Oral Raymond and Jessie Bell Sayers. She and Lee Eggley were married Feb. 6, 1943, in St. Louis...
Jerry Johnson (11/30/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jerry Paul Johnson, 65, of Sikeston died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born April 3, 1937, at Kennett, Mo., son of Clifford Doyne and Opal Goldsmith Johnson. He and Patricia "Pat" Ann Billington were married Sept. 9, 1956, at Hernando, Miss...
Margaret Patt (11/30/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Margaret Francis Womack Patt, 78, of St. Charles, Mo., and formerly of Lutesville, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 21, 1924, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Lewis Emmanuel and Edna Josephine Johnson Mansker. She and John Womack were married Feb. 20, 1963. He preceded her in death. She later married Bill Patt. He also preceded her in death...
Sidney Dixon (11/30/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Sidney Dixon, 75, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born July 10, 1927, at Dongola, Ill., son of Floyd and Beatrice Sowers Dixon. He was a member of Valley Mission Pentecostal Church and was a retired logger...
Grace Davis (11/30/02)
Grace Davis, 108, of Mount Vernon, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at the Mount Vernon Countryside Manor. She was born Jan. 26, 1894, at Benton, Ill., daughter of James Monroe and Mary Ellen Burk Rice. She married Charles Elever Davis. He died June 26, 1994...
Sharianne Spies (11/28/02)
The funeral for Sharianne Lyn Spies of Scott City will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Randy Morse will officiate. Burial will be in Lightner Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel after 1 p.m. Friday...
Oel Bean (11/28/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Oel L. Bean of Anna will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The Revs. Tim Sadler and Steve Wilkinson will officiate. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, and after 8:30 a.m. Saturday...
Mary Graham (11/28/02)
Mary E. Graham, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Cathedral.
Carolyn McKinney (11/27/02)
Carolyn Sue McKinney, 54, of Bloomsdale, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at her home. She was born May 18, 1948, in California, daughter of John Willis and Shirley June Straub McKinney. McKinney lived in California most of her life, and worked in the casino industry in Las Vegas. She was formerly of Jackson and attended Haynes Chapel Congregational Church near Burfordville...
Harold Baugher (11/27/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- The funeral for Harold Dean Baugher of Thebes will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Lacie Betts will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday...
Sharianne Spies (11/27/02)
Sharianne L. Spies, 36, of Scott City died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Francis Byrne (11/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Francis A. Byrne, 68, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 22, 1934, in Chicago, son of John and Margaret McShane Byrne. Byrne entered novitiate in May 1953, professed vows in May 1955, was ordained a deacon in October 1961, and ordained a priest in June 1962, all at St. Mary's of the Barrens in Perryville...
Oel Bean (11/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Oel L. Bean, 85, of Anna died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Lulu Ledbetter (11/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lulu Ledbetter, 101, of Paducah, Ky., died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Wilburn Green (11/27/02)
Wilburn S. Green, 76, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 19, 1926, daughter of Robert and Jenette Wimblerly Smothers. She and Elmer Green were married Feb. 14, 1959. He died Jan. 3, 1993...
Kary Robbins (11/27/02)
Kary O. Haymes Robbins, 82, of Herculaneum, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Scenic View Skilled Care in Herculaneum. She was born March 12, 1920, at Joplin, Mo., daughter of Pryor Earl and Ouida Davis Haymes Sr. She and Bert Robbins were married Dec. 30, 1938, in Pittsburg, Kan. He preceded her in death July 25, 1983...
Gladys Taylor (11/27/02)
Gladys Rasche Taylor, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 17, 1908, in Carbondale, Ill., daughter of Ernest and Martha Finley Holmes. She first married Dr. Albert Rasche July 17, 1929, in Carbondale. He died April 25, 1959. She later married True Taylor in 1968 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1987...
Lulu Ledbetter (11/28/02)
Lulu Ledbetter, 101, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Anna, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah. She was born Aug. 4, 1901, in Anna, daughter of John O. and Sarah Elizabeth Hoffner Halterman. She and James Ledbetter were married May 1, 1925. He died Jan. 5, 1994...
Terry Filter (11/30/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Terry Filter, 48, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002. Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Filter of Jonesboro, Ill.; his father, Martin Filter of Marion, Ill.; and one brother, Martin Dean Filter of Tamms, Ill. Friends may call at Hileman & Parr Funeral Services from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday...
Bill Russell (11/16/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Charles Willis "Bill" Russell Sr., 69, of Marble Hill died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. He was born April 28, 1933, in St. Louis, son of James Delvert and Flossie Irene Ballard Russell. He and Dorcas Lawless were married Oct. 10, 1952, in Jeffersonville, Ind...
Richard Cossou (11/18/02)
Richard C. Cossou, 79, of Gordonville died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 21, 1923, in Bell City, Mo., son of Clyde and Phoebe Oakley Cossou. On Oct. 25, 1941, he married Iva McDaniel in Mesler, Mo. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Phillipines during World War II...
Mary Thompson (11/19/02)
Mary Frances Thompson, 51, of Camdenton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, in Holbrook, Ariz. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ernest Cox (11/19/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Ernest Cox, 82, of Thebes died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1920, at Bell City, Ky., son of Hester Mae McClure Cox. He and Patricia Louise "Pat" Bupp were married Nov. 11, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. Cox was a retired construction worker. He was a member of Laborers Local 773 in Cairo, Ill...
Mary Bequette (11/19/02)
Mary A. Bequette, 80, of Tucson, Ariz., died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at The Carondelet Hospice Center in Tucson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Cecil Billingsley (11/19/02)
Cecil L. Billingsley, 82, of Cairo, Ill., formerly of Carmi, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 26, 1920, in Cairo, son of Thomas J. and Sarrah C. O'Shea Billingsley. He first married Rosemary Bourland Billingsley, who preceded him in death. He and Louise Cutliph Wild were married April 27, 1996...
Connie Masters (11/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Connie R. Masters, 47, of Arcadia, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis County. She was born Dec. 14, 1954, in Redbud, Ill., daughter of David L. and Violet M. Fortner Turner. She and James Masters were married Dec. 31, 1997, in Blytheville, Ark...
Arthur Eftink (11/19/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Arthur John Eftink, 80, of Oran died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born May 18, 1922, at Portageville, Mo., son of John and Josephine Glastetter Eftink Jr. He and Adeline C. Jansen were married April 17, 1945. She died July 30, 1995...
Gordon Ditto (11/19/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Gordon Allen Ditto, 37, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at his home. He was born March 12, 1965, in Fresno, Calif., son of John Albert and Ida Elnora Pender Ditto. He and Goldie Diane King were married July 18, 1986, in Dongola, Ill...
Norman Leimbach (11/19/02)
Norman Leroy Leimbach, 74, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002. He was born July 11, 1928, son of Walter W. and Della Winter Leimbach. He and Edna Arlene Trickey were married April 11, 1953. She died Oct. 7, 1999. Leimbach was a dairy farmer. He was a member of Mid-America Dairy Farmers Association, member and Sunday School teacher at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, and had served on Fruitland Fire Board...
Roberta Southard (11/19/02)
The funeral for Roberta Helen Southard of Jackson will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The Rev. Mike Woelk will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Paul Kaempfer (11/18/02)
Paul E. Kaempfer, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 19, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Fred A. and Ruby Barks Kaempfer. He and Betty Waddill were married Dec. 4, 1944, in Kirksville, Mo...
Roberta Southard (11/18/02)
Roberta H. Southard, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Effie Holly (11/18/02)
Effie Inez "Bobby" Holly, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Care Center. She was born Aug. 10, 1913, in Aransas Pass, Texas, daughter of William A. and Effie Green McCulley. She and Henry Zeylon Holly were married June 8, 1937, in Stamps, Ark. He died Oct. 15, 1976...
Charles Schatte (11/16/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- The funeral for Charles W. "Bud" Schatte of Advance will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Morgan Funeral Home. The Revs. Keith Price and Earl Elfrink will officiate. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Pearl Weith (11/16/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pearl Marie Weith, 78, of Perryville died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 5, 1924, at McBride, Mo., daughter of Andrew B. and Jennie Mae Pullum Pillars. She married Homer Weith. Weith had worked in housekeeping at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and VFW Auxiliary...
Dorothy Winter (11/16/02)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Dorothy Winter, 81, of Frohna died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 30, 1920, at Altenburg, Mo., daughter of Oscar and Concordia Lohmann Petzoldt. She and Herbert Winter were married May 31, 1942. He died March 6, 1989...
John Barnhart (11/16/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John Barnhart, 67, of Sikeston died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 21, 1935, in Granite City, Ill., son of John and Mary Burnett Barnhart. He and Jewell Austin were married Feb. 4, 1964. Barnhart was a retired farmhand. He was a member of McGee Chapel near Glenallen, Mo., and Moose Lodge in Litchfield, Ill...
Patricia Davisson (11/16/02)
Patricia E. Davisson, 87, of Webb City, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at The Meadows Care Center in Joplin, Mo. She was born Dec. 15, 1914, in Carl Junction, Mo., daughter of Elmer and Martha Herd Gibson. She married John C. Davisson, who died Nov. 1, 1997...
Lois Lee (11/17/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lois Lee, 89, of Advance died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at the Advance Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 17, 1913, at McGee, daughter of Noah and Elvira Whitner Shell. She and Jess Lee were married Jan. 31, 1949, at Advance. He died Jan. 15, 1973...
Regina Scott (11/17/02)
Regina C. Scott, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at her home. She was born March 7, 1922, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Daniel J. and Annie S. Beal Halter. She and William A. Scott were married Aug. 11, 1942. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. A former resident of Eagle River, Alaska, she worked 17 years at Fort Richardson Army Base through the civil service...
Ellen Spurlock (11/17/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Ellen M. Spurlock, 90, of Mount Vernon, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 11, 1911, at Dongola, Ill., daughter of John and Lela Highland Aden. She and William L. Spurlock were married Feb. 27, 1931, at Mounds City, Ill. He preceded her in death...
Dr. Larry Grisvard (11/17/02)
Dr. Larry E. Grisvard passed away on Nov. 14, 2002. Larry was a retired professor emeritus, director of theater and ombudsman from Southeast Missouri State University for 30 years. After his retirement from Southeast Missouri State University, Larry was a professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in the Communications Department...
Karen King (11/17/02)
Karen E. King, age 50, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Sam Roethemeyer will officiate. A graveside committal service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Russell Heights Cemetery...
Arvella Feco (11/19/02)
The funeral for Arvella R. Feco of Owensville, Mo., was held Monday at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville. The Rev. Ken Patterson officiated. Burial was in Owensville City Cemetery. Feco, 95, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002, at Frene Valley Geriatric and Rehab in Hermann, Mo...
Dewey Vinson (11/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dewey C. Vinson, 60, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 8, 1941, in Perry County, son of William Harry and Clare K. Litner Vinson. He and Sandra L. Wood were married Dec. 9, 1989, in Perryville...
Ben Plucknett (11/21/02)
ESSEX, Mo. -- Walter Harrison "Ben" Plucknett, 48, of Essex died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at his home. He was born April 13, 1954, in Beatrice, Neb., son of Glenn Walter and Mary Jane Fry Plucknett. Plucknett attended Beatrice High School and was the state discus record holder in Nebraska...
Ella Tidwell (11/21/02)
Ella Jane Tidwell, 84, of Millersville died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Ella Tidwell (11/22/02)
The funeral for Ella Jane Tidwell of Millersville will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The Revs. Jerry Sander and Vernon Long will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery near Millersville. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Mabel Butler (11/22/02)
Mabel E. Butler, 86, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1916, in Weakley County, Tenn., daughter of Allen N. and Novy Pearl Wallace Box. She and Fred D. Butler were married Feb. 23, 1935, in Greenfield, Tenn. He died Jan. 24, 1977...
Raymond Sides (11/22/02)
Raymond P. Sides, 89, of Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 12, 1913, at Neelys Landing, son of Arthur and Nellie Abernathy Sides. He and Onis Clingingsmith were married May 5, 1934. She died Dec. 18, 1981. He and Clara Jackson were married Jan. 6, 1983...
Jim Pearl (11/22/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- James Ryland "Jim" Pearl, 74, of Anna died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at his home. He was born March 6, 1928, in Mexico, Mo., son of Ryland Edward and Blanche Brownell Pearl. He and Collynn Kay Large were married Oct. 29, 1983, in Battle Creek, Mich...
Rob Robinson (11/22/02)
Willard N. "Rob" Robinson, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Taylorville, Ill., son of W.A. and Jean Small Robinson. He married Hattie Lee Miller Feb. 17, 1946. She preceded him in death March 16, 2001...
Robert Harris Sr. (11/23/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Graveside service for Robert Gene Harris Sr. of Sikeston will be at 2 p.m. today at IOOF Cemetery in Charleston, Mo., with full military honors. Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home after noon today. Harris, 59, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Judy Trickey (11/23/02)
Judy Ann Trickey, 52, of Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 10, 1950, at Uniontown, Mo., daughter of Raymond "Lefty" and Helen Pfeiffer Hecht. She and Stan Trickey were married Sept. 15, 1973...
Lancie Yamnitz (11/23/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Lancie Oliver Yamnitz, 86, of Patton died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. He was born Sept. 19, 1916, at Patton, son of Henry and Clara Jane Johnson Yamnitz. He and Beulah Irene Smith were married Nov. 17, 1937, at Jackson...
Pauline Bohle (11/21/02)
The funeral for Pauline E. Bohle of Viburnum, Mo., will be held at 11 a.m. today at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Dr. Harold Landwehr will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel after 10 a.m. today...
Relis Oliver (11/21/02)
BELKNAP, Ill. -- Relis "DeBug" Oliver, 81, of Belknap died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at his home. He was the son of Alvin and Bertha Davidson Oliver. He married Pauline Greer, who preceded him in death. Oliver retired from Vienna Correctional Center in Vienna, Ill., and had also worked 27 years at Main Brothers Box and Lumber Co. He had served on the Belknap Village Board and Belknap Grade School Board. He attended Belknap Pentecostal Church...
Mary Bequette (11/21/02)
Graveside service for Mary Arvezean Bequette of Tucson, Ariz., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Dongola Friendship Cemetery in Advance, Mo. The Rev. Billy Anders will officiate. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday...
Pauline Bohle (11/20/02)
Pauline E. Bohle, 88, of Viburnum, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, in Viburnum. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Stella Walden (11/20/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Stella Walden, 89, of Sikeston died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 22, 1913, in Banner, Ky., daughter of Barley and Polly Ann Jones. She and Burrel Ellis Walden were married Aug. 22, 1945, in Ogden, Utah. He died May 2, 1998...
Kenneth Adams (11/20/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Kenneth Eugene Adams, 72, of Tamms died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 21, 1929, at Tamms, son of George and Rhoda Pole Adams. He married the former Joanna Smithey. Adams was a lifelong resident of Alexander County. He farmed and retired as a maintenance worker from Illinois Department of Transportation. He was a member of Elco Methodist Church...
Mary Cantrell (11/20/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Irene Cantrell, 68, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born May 5, 1934, at Sikeston, daughter of Henry Tony and Maggie Mae English Vaughn. She and Leonard Curtis Cantrell were married June 10, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. He died March 20, 1985...
Jesse Guardado (11/20/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jesus Carrillo "Jesse" Guardado, 24, of Sikeston died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002, at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla., from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born Jan. 4, 1978, in Mexico, son of Isabel Guardado and Olga Carrillo. He married Brenda Brant...
Ray Jones (11/20/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Arthur "Ray" Jones, 63, of Chaffee died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1939, at Sturdivant, Mo., son of Lynn and Lorraine Stepp Jones. Jones was a 1958 graduate of Advance High School. He was an electrician...
Norma Brinkman (11/20/02)
Norma A. Brinkman, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 12, 1924, in Perry County, daughter of Henry and Louise Moore Voelker. She and Vernon "Jack" Brinkman were married Sept. 17, 1943...
Bob Urban (11/20/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Dale "Bob" Urban, 53, of Parker, Colo., died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Aurora Care Center in Aurora, Colo., following an extended illness. He was born Nov. 1, 1949, in Sikeston, son of Dr. E.D. and Jane Grugett Urban. Urban attended Missouri Military Academy, graduated from Sikeston High School in 1967 and received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Memphis State University in Memphis, Tenn., in 1973...
Mary Hampton (11/20/02)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- Mary Lou Hampton of Campbell died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born at Parma, Mo., daughter of John and Pearl Sebastian Buttrey. She and Jack Hampton were married July 16, 1954, at Parma...
Mary Thompson (11/21/02)
Mary Frances Thompson, 51, of Camdenton, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, in Holbrook, Ariz. She was born Dec. 10, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Elam Jakob and Ruth K. O'Neal Russell. Thompson was a truck driver with IWX Trucking Co. in Springfield, Mo...
Robert Martin (11/23/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert E. "Bob" Martin, 83, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 17, 1918, in Worthington, Minn., son of Joseph N. and Rose S. Kunze Martin. He married Yvonne Marie Martin, who died in December 1987...