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Obituaries from December 2002

Gerald Mabrey (12/07/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gerald Burette Mabrey, 79, of Woodson Terrace, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. He was born April 28, 1923, at Laflin, Mo., son of Henry Lee and Annie Louise Markham Mabrey. He and Pauline Trevathan were married July 9, 1964...
Vernie Langford (12/09/02)
Vernie Lucy Langford, 58, of Puxico, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel.
Pearl Schulte (12/09/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pearl M. Taylor Schulte, 80, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Jan. 3, 1922, in Silver Lake, Mo., daughter of John and Ora Johnson Taylor. She and Vincent H. Schulte were married Aug. 21, 1970, in St. Charles, Mo. He died March 19, 2000...
John Uptain (12/09/02)
John Dwight Uptain, age 80, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Oran, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born in Clarksville, Ark., on Feb. 22, 1922, to the late John Wesley and Martha Isabell Boen Uptain. He married Pat Howell on June 8, 1952, and she survives of the home...
Melba Irwin (12/10/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Melba Marie Irwin, 71, of Sikeston died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 12, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of Edward Carl and Edna Junge Kuhlmann. She and David Walter "Buck" Irwin were married April 24, 1948, at DeSoto, Mo...
Ruth Duley (12/10/02)
Ruth M. Duley, 86, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at her home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Harold Kuehle (12/10/02)
Harold Kuehle, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Richard Cobb (12/10/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Richard Wayne Cobb, 42, of Chaffee died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Benjamin Carlton (12/10/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Graveside service for Benjamin Scott Carlton will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes. The Rev. Clint Nale will officiate. Crain Funeral Home at Tamms is in charge of arrangements. The infant, one day, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Mich...
Lula Bird (12/10/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Graveside service for Lula Bird of Wayne City, Ill., will be held at 2 p.m. today at McGinnis Cemetery. The Rev. Richard McCormick will officiate. Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., is in charge of local arrangements. Bird, 88, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Wayfair Restorium in Fairfield, Ill...
Donald Peavler (12/10/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Donald E. Peavler, 60, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Aug. 20, 1942, in Bloomington, Ill., son of Earl Lee and Leta Margaret Lillienthal Peavler. He and Janice Gray were married March 28, 1964...
Kenneth Parres (12/10/02)
Kenneth Paul Parres, 40, of Lee's Summit, Mo., passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born Oct. 12, 1962, in St. Louis, son of Thomas M. and Dolores Kling Parres. Ken was a teacher at Yeokum Middle School in Belton, Mo...
Reta Ashworth (12/11/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Reta Louise Vaughn Ashworth, 68, of Thebes died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 30, 1934, in Alexander County, Ill., the daughter of George and Ida Poole Vaughn. She married Calvin Ashworth Sr. He preceded her in death...
Grace Frey (12/11/02)
Grace Bingham Frey, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at the home of a son in Republic, Mo. She was born May 28, 1926, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of Virgil and Nina Day Russell. She first married Bill Bingham. She and Carl Frey were married Nov. 10, 1980, at Sikeston, Mo...
Floyd Moore (12/11/02)
The funeral for Floyd F. Moore of St. Charles, Mo., was held Dec. 7, 2002, at Baue Chapel of St. Charles. Burial was in St. Charles Memorial Gardens. Moore, 65, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. He was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of Edgar Luther and Minnie A. Yount Moore...
Delphia Hill (12/09/02)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Delphia Mae Douglas Hill, 85, formerly of Karnak and Arthur, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at the Heartland Christian Village Care Center in Neoga, Ill. She was born Feb. 5, 1917, in Hillermen, Ill., to the late Claude and Birdie Bunch Douglas. She was married to Steve Hill. He preceded her in death...
'Tommie' Pollock (12/09/02)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Alma "Tommie" Pollock, 92, of Commerce died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 1, 1910, in Obion, Tenn., daughter of Charles William and Elizabeth Tyler Upchurch. She and Thomas Nathaniel Pollock were married Dec. 1, 1928, in Ridgley, Tenn. He died Dec. 21, 1985...
Mable Butler (12/07/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Mable Irene Butler of Anna has been changed to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Richard Pearce will officiate. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. today...
William White (12/08/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William W. White, 81, of Cairo died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1921, in Cairo, son of Ralph and Virgie Mathis White. He was married to Judy Chrestman, who died in 1999...
Charles Varble (12/08/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charles Judson Varble, 83, of Chaffee died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born May 26, 1919, at Chaffee, son of Alfred Poe and Fannie Bell Jones Varble. He was a retired clerk for the General Services Administration in St. Louis. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee and the Chaffee VFW Post 3127...
Sarah Chesmore (12/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sarah E. Chesmore, 61, of Sikeston died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Dec. 29, 1940, in Illinois, daughter of John and Helen Britt. She and Charles W. Chesmore were married Dec. 27, 1957, at Sikeston...
Mae Levill (12/08/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mae R. Levill, 75, of Charleston, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at her home. She was born May 30, 1927, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Ewing G. and Bertha Elder Showmaker. She and Vergil "Dude" Levill were married in June 1948. He died March 5, 1978...
Velma Friedrich (12/08/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Velma Friedrich, 81, of Viburnum, Mo., formerly of Advance, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Salem Memorial Hospital in Salem, Mo. She was born July 3, 1921, at Steele, Mo., daughter of Frank and Beulah Belle Rawls Miller. She and Roy Friedrich were married Dec. 31, 1940, at Perkins, Mo...
Vivian Reynolds (12/08/02)
Vivian Hinton Reynolds, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1916, at Allenville, Mo., daughter of H.H. and Carrie Kinder Hinton. She and Robert "Boots" Reynolds were married July 10, 1942, at Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 5, 1979...
Rickey Johnson (12/08/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rickey Lee Johnson, 49, of Sikeston died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002. He was born Aug. 18, 1953, at Sikeston, son of Hilliard and Mary L. McGee Johnson. He was a waiter and bartender. Survivors include his mother and one brother, Ronald Dale Johnson, both of Sikeston...
Geraldine Yates (12/08/02)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Geraldine Yates, 62, of Cobden died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Oct. 3, 1940, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of John W. and Georgia Lucille Linton Smith. She was a member of the Anna Moose Lodge...
Vallie Hawn (12/08/02)
Vallie Hawn died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Old Trace Creek Cemetery in Bollinger County. McCombs Funeral Home of Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Tommie Pollock (12/08/02)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Alma "Tommie" Pollock, 92, of Commerce died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Norma Meyr (12/08/02)
Norma H. Meyr, age 82, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Sunday, Dec. 8, between 4 and 8 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson and Monday, Dec. 9, after 9 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells...
Benjamin Carlton (12/09/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Benjamin Scott Carlton, one-day-old son of Scott and Dawn Gowin Carlton of Northville, Mich., formerly of Alexander County, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Mich. Arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill...
Addie Mae Jones (12/09/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Addie Mae Jones, 91, of Sikeston died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 28, 1911, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of George Washington and Mary Edna Blanks Jones. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston and owned a beauty shop from 1936 to 1994...
Wilma Masters (12/11/02)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Wilma Masters, 76, of Frohna died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at her home. She was born Dec. 23, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Rueben and Lucy Reynolds Whittaker. She and Donald Lee Masters were married Dec. 6, 1968. He died Sept. 16, 1991...
Otto Brucker (12/11/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Otto Celestine Brucker, 86, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at his home. He was born March 17, 1916, at Oran, Mo., son of Michael and Emma Scheeter Brucker. He and Zita Josephine Heuring were married Oct. 17, 1945, at Kelso, Mo. She died March 20, 1991...
Glenn Bollinger (12/13/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Glenn Bollinger, 85, of Benton, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Bonna Hunt (12/13/02)
Bonna M. Hunt, 90, of Jackson, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Billie Wallace (12/13/02)
Billie Ira Wallace, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 3, 1920, at Vanduser, Mo., son of W.G. and Jennie Yokley Wallace. He and Ruth V. Mize were married Oct. 1, 1939. Wallace owned and operated Wallace IGA at Oran, Mo., 28 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston, Mo., and a former member and past president of Oran School Board...
Jolene Abbott (12/13/02)
The funeral for Jolene "Jo" Abbott of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Alvie Surface will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Ada Choate (12/13/02)
Ada Florence Choate, 98, of Scott City died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at Bertrand Retirement Home in Bertrand, Mo. She was born March 26, 1904, at Allenville, Mo., daughter of William Nelson and Flora Jane Smith Daniels. She and Fidelo Glenn Choate were married July 24, 1953, in St. Louis. He died Aug. 1, 1990...
Robert Koeppel (12/13/02)
Robert E. "Bob" Koeppel, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Marie Amanda Koeppel. He and Jessie L. Cook were married June 3, 1948, in Baltimore, Md. She died Aug. 8, 2002...
Frieda Krueger (12/13/02)
Frieda C. Krueger, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 16, 1920, at Sappington, Mo., daughter of John G. and Elizabeth Tautphaeus Meyers. She and Allen M. Krueger were married Sept. 8, 1940, in St. Louis. He died Dec. 22, 1998...
The Rev. Wilbert Griesse (12/14/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Wilbert E. Griesse, 85, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at his home. He was born May 11, 1917, at Meinert, Mo. He married the former Doris Schamburg. Griesse was a 1936 graduate of St. Paul's Academy and College at Concordia, Mo., and a 1940 graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis...
Joseph Larock (12/14/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Joseph Larock, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Union County Hospital. He was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Chicago, son of Ralph and Elizabeth Pfenning Larock. Survivors include friends at Mulberry Manor in Anna. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Anna Cemetery, with the Rev. Jimmy Keller officiating...
Vergie Lipe-McRaven (12/14/02)
Vergie Lipe-McRaven, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born June 29, 1924, at Naylor, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Edith Foltz. She first married Claude Eugene Lipe, and later married Mac McRaven. Both preceded her in death...
Martin Reiter (12/14/02)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Martin John Reiter, 90, of Puxico died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 6, 1912, at Puxico, son of John Adam and Emma Ida Meyer Reiter. He and Avis Mildred Potter were married June 16, 1928. She died Dec. 29, 1996...
Sherman Hahn (12/14/02)
YOUNT, Mo. -- U. Sherman Hahn, 78, of Arnold, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, in Arnold. He was born Nov. 7, 1924, at Yount, son of Joseph Franklin and Mattie Cones Hahn. He first married Wanda Fay French Dec. 16, 1944. She died Aug. 30, 1999. He later married Jackie...
Bonna Hunt (12/14/02)
Bonna Merle Hunt, 90, of Jackson died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. She was born Dec. 24, 1911, in Alton, Mo., daughter of William H. and Emma Test Braswell. She and the Rev. William Harry Hunt were married May 15, 1938. He died Jan. 4, 1989...
Glenn Bollinger (12/14/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Glenn Bollinger, 85, died at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at his home. Glenn was born Oct. 23, 1917, at Scopus, Mo., son of Bernie E. and Elsie Crader Bollinger. He and Alma Hooker were married Jan. 10, 1938. She preceded him in death Oct. 25, 1979...
William Dixon (12/13/02)
William Alonzo Dixon Sr., 85, of St. Louis died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 29, 1917, son of Ozark and Essie Martin Dixon. He and Mildred Virginia Wade were married Nov. 7, 1959. Dixon was formerly of Charleston, Mo., and Cape Girardeau. He retired as a carpenter with Penzel Construction Co. Inc. in Jackson...
Mary Jackson (12/13/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Jackson, 82, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. She was born May 8, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Phillip and Caroline Strack. She and Z.T. Jackson were married June 1, 1940...
Richard Cobb (12/11/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The funeral for Richard Wayne Cobb of Chaffee will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. The Rev. Buck Proffer will officiate. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park at Advance, Mo. Friends may call at the chapel after 4 p.m. today...
Brenda Madderra (12/11/02)
Brenda Kelly Madderra, 6 months, of Scott City died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, following an extended illness. She was born June 6, 2002, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Scott Allen and Haley Ann Williams Madderra...
Phillip Davis (12/11/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Phillip Michael Davis, 52, of Colony, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was born July 6, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Otto and Lily Cagle Davis. He and Mary Mack were married April 4, 1972, in Sikeston...
Ruth Duley (12/11/02)
The funeral for Ruth Mable Duley of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Brothers will officiate. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Tim Moore Jr. (12/11/02)
The funeral for Tim "Bub" Moore Jr. of Dutchtown will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Kenneth Strong will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Harold Kuehle (12/11/02)
Harold Kuehle, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert E. and Anna E. Meyer Kuehle. He and Margaret "Peggy" Rasche were married Feb. 7, 1970, in Cape Girardeau. Harold graduated from Central High School in 1954, and from Southeast Missouri State University in 1961...
Jolene Abbott (12/12/02)
Jolene Abbott, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Warner Hileman Sr. (12/12/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Warner H. Hileman Sr., 80, of Anna died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 26, 1922, in Dongola, Ill., son of Andrew Jackson and Amelia Crissip Hileman. He and Nevada Jane Pratt were married June 3, 1950, in Anna...
Mabel Thompson (12/12/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mabel Belle Thompson, 100, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 29, 1902, in Leachville, Ark., daughter of John Lumpkins. She and Robert A. Andrews Sr. were married in 1923. She and Raymond Gill were married in 1929. He died in 1961. She later married William T. Thompson in 1962. He died March 16, 1999...
Michael Goodermote (12/12/02)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Michael William Goodermote, 49, of Herrin died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 22, 1953, in Alexander County, Ill., son of William "Web" and Mary Summers Goodermote. He and Nancy Jacobs were married Nov. 20, 1992, in Murphysboro, Ill...
Blake Wright (12/12/02)
Blake Landis Wright died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born earlier that day at the medical center. Survivors include his parents, Jason E. and Dana D. Wright of Scott City; a brother, Brandon E. Wright of Scott City; paternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Connie and Virgil Easton of Jackson, Tenn.; maternal grandfather, Marshall Ward of Scott City; maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Trellis and Frank Bain of Dexter, Mo...
Shirley Friedhof (12/12/02)
Shirley Friedhof, 64, of Ironton, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington, Mo. She is formerly of Cape Girardeau. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hanover Lutheran Cemetery. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Cheryl Wallgren (12/13/02)
Cheryl Wallgren, 54, Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, in her home. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Magdaline Irelander (12/13/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Magdaline V. "Madge" Irelander, 79, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born March 8, 1923, in St. Louis, daughter of Laura Irelander. Irelander attended First Baptist Church. There are no survivors...
Cheryl Wallgren (12/14/02)
The funeral for Cheryl M. Wallgren of Jackson will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church. The Revs. Paul Short and Wayne Schwiesow will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and at the church Monday after 8:30 a.m...
Fire report 12/01/02 (12/01/02)
Cape Girardeau Sunday, Dec. 1 Firefighters responded to the following calls Friday: At 7:34 p.m., a medical emergency at 325 N. Sprigg. At 7:52 p.m., a medical emergency at 20 S. Sprigg. At 10:38 p.m., a brush fire at 1843 Dixie. At 11:19 p.m., a medical emergency at 445 Jefferson...
Agnes Latimer (12/03/02)
Agnes Elizabeth Latimer, 84, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kansas City. She is formerly of Cape Girardeau. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Joyce Ernst (12/03/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joyce Joan Ernst, 81, of Sikeston died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. She was born June 26, 1921, in St. Louis, son of Felix A. and Zita M. Farrar Schindler. She and Elmer Louis Ernst were married July 27, 1946, in Perryville, Mo. He died June 27, 1984...
Sandra Cassoutt (12/03/02)
Sandra L. Cassoutt, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at her home. She was born Aug. 31, 1940, in St. Louis, daughter of Orville and Wanda McGinnis Cassoutt. Cassoutt was a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include three brothers, Gary and Larry Cassoutt of St. Louis, and Wayne Cassoutt of Williams, Ariz...
Robert Connell (12/03/02)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Robert Allen "Bob" Connell, 65, of Ullin died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born July 21, 1937, at Mounds, Ill., son of Albert I. and Lucille Henson Connell. Connell was a 1955 graduate of Mounds Township High School, and received a master's degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1964...
Mary Elledge (12/03/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The funeral for Mary Marcella Elledge of Chaffee will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. The Rev. Billy Anders will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. today...
Jimmie Chandler (12/03/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Graveside service for Jimmie J. Chandler of Charleston will be held at 2 p.m. today at IOOF Cemetery. The Rev. Gerald Collier will officiate. McMikle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Chandler, 64, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at Charleston Manor...
Robert Meyer (12/03/02)
Robert J. "Bob" Meyer, 54, of Frohna, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, in rural Perry County. He was born Feb. 15, 1948, at Uniontown, Mo., daughter of Anton B. and Hilda W. Schott Meyer. He married the former Linda Monier. Meyer was owner/operator of Bob Meyer Trucking. He was a member of American Legion Post 133 and River Hills Antique Tractor Club...
Charles Vogelsang (12/03/02)
Charles E. "Fritz" Vogelsang, 64, of Louisville, Ky., died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at Norton Southwest Hospital in Louisville. He was the son of Ervin and Emilie Vogelsang of Cape Girardeau. He married the former Sandra Armstrong. Vogelsang retired as a machine operator at Tube Turns. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church...
Elaine McBride (12/03/02)
Elaine L. McBride, 78, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Jackson, daughter of Clarence and Agnes Dale Lett Reitzel. She and Khurman "Cutter" McBride were married Aug. 12, 1942. He passed away March 11, 1993...
Garl Goodpasture (12/04/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Garl Goodpasture, 71, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at his home northwest of Jonesboro. He was born April 28, 1931, in Jonesboro, Ark., son of Alexander and Sylvia Price Goodpasture. He and Naomi Jean Showalter were married Nov. 10, 1956, in Maywood, Ill...
Clayton Kinsey (12/04/02)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Clayton E. Kinsey, 73, of Herrin died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 26, 1929, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, son of Clayton A. and Gertrude A. Hollis Kinsey. He and Eleanor M. Anderson were married June 12, 1952, in Forest Lake, Minn...
Robert Jones (12/04/02)
Robert G. Jones, 55, of Texaco, Ill., formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill. He was born Feb. 8, 1947, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Eddie and Rose Walker Jones. He and Nelda Seabaugh were married July 19, 1976...
Ruth Klingman (12/04/02)
Ruth B. Klingman, 78, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Eldercare of Marble Hill, Mo. She was born May 21, 1924, in Brighton, Ala., daughter of Stanley and Ida Nance Bruce. She married Phillip Klingman, who preceded her in death. Klingman was a registered nurse in St. Petersburg, Fla., many years. She moved to Marble Hill in 1994, and to Eldercare in 2000. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church...
Homer McKinley (12/04/02)
Homer King McKinley, 84, of Scott City died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 1, 1918, in Cookeville, Tenn., son of Homer Lee and Daisy Jared McKinley. He and Betty Jo Gentry were married June 23, 1946, in Sikeston, Mo...
Madge Dalton (12/03/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Madge Dalton, 85, of Anna died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
William Cayse Jr. (12/02/02)
William "Bill" E. Cayse Jr. passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Dec. 25, 1919, in St. Louis, Mo., son of William E. Cayse Sr. and Hazel Dale Cayse. He married Virginia "Ginny" V. Henderson Cayse on May 30, 1947...
Lawrence Taylor (12/01/02)
Lawrence Elmer Taylor, 86, of Bryan, Texas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born April 24, 1916, at Calla, Ky., son of John and Sarah Taylor. He and Anita Gerecke were married Dec. 1, 1950. She died Nov. 1, 1974. He then married Francis Rieg Nov. 3, 1979. She died in 1990...
Lois Pickett (12/01/02)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Lois Jean Pickett, 66, of Olmsted died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 27, 1936, in Olmsted, daughter of Roy and Lois Hise Edwards. She married Ralph A. Pickett. She was a teller and bookkeeper for the First State Bank of Olmsted for 46 years before her retirement. She was a member of the Villa Ridge Union Church and was the former organist of the First United Methodist Church at Olmsted for many years...
Hobert McMath (12/01/02)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Hobert A. McMath, 77, of Grassy died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 5, 1924, at Chester, Ill., son of James and Lucy Kerkhover McMath. He married Ann McConky. She preceded him in death. He later married Alice Vesterby...
Ed Donahue (12/01/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ed Donahue, 80, of Tamms died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at Rivers Run Health Care in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 26, 1922, at Tamms, Ill., son of Thomas Lawrence and Margaret Sires Donahue. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Ullin, Ill. Donahue had worked in construction at the Atomic Energy Plant at Kevil, Ky., and as a clerk at Irby's Grocery and Ewing's Grocery, both in Tamms...
Claudine Dunne (12/01/02)
Claudine R. Dunne, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at The Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 14, 1919, in Greensboro, Md., the daughter of Henry Claude and Mary Bethany Sparks Rawlings. She married Lewis Dunne on April 13, 1941, in Hamilton Park, Del...
The Rev. Robert Daniel (12/01/02)
ST. LOUIS -- The Rev. Robert "Bob" J. Daniel went to be at peace with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at age 78. He was a dear husband to Audrey Kulifay Daniel; dear son of the late Rev. John and Anna Daniel; loving father and father-in-law to Linda and Dave Leach, Judy Daniel, Debra Daniel, Becky and Rick Prost, John and Kim Daniel, Sarah Daniel, Stephanie and Bob Bunton, Bob Daniel and Dave Daniel; proud grandfather to Jennifer, Jeff, Bo, Mike, Blake, Tiffany, Ross, Maci, Tess, Ben, Luke and greatly anticipated twins.. ...
William Cayse Jr. (12/01/02)
William "Bill" E. Cayse Jr. passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Dec. 25, 1919, in St. Louis, Mo., son of William E. Cayse Sr. and Hazel Dale Cayse. He married Virginia "Ginny" V. Henderson Cayse on May 30, 1947...
Imogene Schuster (12/02/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Imogene Schuster, 82, of Anna died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 19, 1920, at Saratoga, daughter of Everett and Media Caraker Hill. She and Myron F. Schuster were married Sept. 11, 1954, at Corinth, Miss. He died Sept. 11, 1989...
Frances Buckles (12/02/02)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Frances Buckles, 82, of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at Meridian Manor Nursing Home in Mounds. She was born Feb. 6, 1920, at Dongola, daughter of James W. and Lila Hall Cossiboom. She and Ellis Buckles were married Oct. 1, 1938. He died Jan. 13, 1954...
Jimmy Vinson (12/02/02)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- The Rev. Jimmy Wayne Vinson, 64, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1938, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., and had lived in the Jonesboro area for the past 20 years. He and Mary Alice Hendrix were married Sept. 17, 1960, at St. Mary...
Ernestine Dodd (12/02/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ernestine L. "Tina" Dodd, 80, of Hazelwood, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1922, at Paragould, Ark., daughter of Walter "Buck" and Laura Cunningham. Dodd was class valedictorian in 1941 at Oak Grove High School in Paragould. She had been an executive housekeeper. She was a member of St. Ferdinand, Sacred Heart, St. Martin DePorres and Hazelwood Senior Citizens clubs...
James Taylor (12/02/02)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- James H. Taylor, 78, of Grand Chain died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He and Letty Mae Eastwood were married. She preceded him in death. Taylor was a retired construction worker. He was a member of Teamster Local 236 at Paducah. He was a member of the Ohio Chapel United Methodist Church and the Belknap Memorial Lodge 822 AF&AM...
Robert Smith (12/02/02)
Visitation for Robert L. Smith, 83, of Cape Girardeau will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville, with the Rev. Wayne Schwiesow officiating. Burial will be in Tower Grove Cemetery in Murphysboro, Ill...
Mary Elledge (12/02/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Elledge, 72, of Chaffee died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Bernard Queathem (12/04/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernard Queathem, 76, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1926, in St. Louis, son of Arthur G. and Sylvia Cissell Queathem. He and Dolores Prost were married June 5, 1946, in Perryville. She died Sept. 16, 2000...
Jerry Galeener (12/07/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jerry Hallett Galeener, 85, of Round Rock, Texas, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at Round Rock Medical Center. He was born Aug. 4, 1917, in Sikeston, son of John Halbert and Lena Aspisa Marshall Galeener. Galeener moved to Houston, Texas, in 1931 and was a graduate of Sam Houston High School. He moved to Austin, Texas, in 1936. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Leler Clark (12/05/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Leler Clark, 86, of Lithonia, Ga., died Friday, Nov. 29, 2002, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. She was born April 9, 1916, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of the Rev. George and Mandy Orange Mains. She and Cary Clark were married April 10, 1932, in Luxola, Ark...
Mary Wright (12/05/02)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Mary Violet Wright, 79, of Alto Pass died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1923, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Leonard and Rosie Bell Cox Goss. She and Arthur Wright were married Oct. 4, 1941, at New Madrid, Mo...
Richard Davis (12/05/02)
Richard D. Davis, 56, of Wichita Falls, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, in Wichita Falls. He was born Aug. 9, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gilbert and Juanita Whittaker Davis. He and Mary Helen Garcia were married April 26, 1969, in Wichita Falls...
Agnes Latimer (12/05/02)
Agnes Elizabeth Latimer, 84, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at St. Joseph Health Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edward C. and Clotilda Seib Wulfers. She married Charles Latimer. Mrs. Latimer was a member of St. Catherine of Seina Church, Altar and Rosary Society, and a volunteer at the church and school...
Mable Butler (12/06/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mable Butler, 84, of Anna died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at the home of a grandson in Anna. She was born Feb. 1, 1918, in Union County, Ill., daughter of James and Iva Griffith Sims. She married Willie D. Butler, who preceded her in death...
Edith Couch (12/06/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edith Lorene Couch, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Hunter Acres Caring Center. She was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Sikeston, daughter of Ross and Mary Walker Milburn. She and Paul Couch were married Oct. 31, 1937. He died Nov. 9, 1996...
Billy Carver (12/06/02)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Billy Jean Carver, 42, of Zalma died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, in an automobile accident on Highway 51 near Zalma. She was born April 28, 1960, in Los Angeles, Calif., daughter of Frankie and Elra Rauls Carver. Carver was attending Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She attended Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at Dongola, Mo...
Ossie Snider (12/06/02)
Ossie Marie Snider, 84, of Scott City died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, at Parkland Hospital in Farmington, Mo. She was born April 23, 1918, in Stuttgart, Ark., daughter of James Henry and Minnie Lee Norman Montgomery. She and Clarence Earl Snider were married June 11, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. He died June 19, 1997...
Christine Nelson (12/06/02)
Christine "Susie" Nelson, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 4, 1918, at Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Orville and Gladys M. Fields Bridges Garner. She and Amos S. Nelson were married Sept. 4, 1946, in Bemidji, Minn...
Theresa Schabbing (12/06/02)
Theresa V. Schabbing, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1916, at Fruitland, Mo., daughter of Charles H. and Annie Maude Kuehn Schrock. She and Clem Herman Schabbing were married May 4, 1937, in Cape Girardeau. He died April 14, 1996...
Walter Dillon (12/06/02)
Walter Kinnard "Kin" Dillon, 82, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born Aug. 17, 1920, at Morehouse, Mo., son of William H. and Melissa B. Kinnard Dillon. He and Dorothy Faust Jones were married July 5, 1952...
Dennis Pease (12/07/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dennis W. Pease, 48, of St. Louis, formerly of Perryville, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 8, 1954, in St. Louis, son of Marvin L. and Imogene Forrester Pease. He and Rita Jennings were married Aug. 12, 1972, in St. Louis...
Walter Henk (12/07/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Walter E. Henk, 75, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 8, 1927, in Pittsburgh, Pa., son of F. Walter and Elizabeth Schademan Henk. He and Lora Nussbaum were married Oct. 19, 1952. Henk was a branch manager at Gooding Rubber in Benton, Ill., many years, retiring in 1987. ...
Vivian Reynolds (12/07/02)
Vivian Reynolds, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Hill (12/05/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Mildred Louise Hill, 59, of East Prairie died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 4, 1943, at Hayti, Mo., daughter of Charlie and Zella Bruce Wilson. She and Alfred Hill were married Oct. 15, 1960, at Benton, Mo...
Billy Jean Carver (12/05/02)
Billy Jean Carver, 42, of Zalma, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, in an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Morgan Funeral Home in Advance is in charge of arrangements.
Madge Dalton (12/04/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Madge Dalton, 85, of Anna died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at Union County Nursing Home. She was born June 9, 1917, in Goreville, Ill., daughter of Edward and Alberta Gray Rodgers. She and Robert W. "Bob" Dalton were married Dec. 24, 1934, in Vienna, Ill. He died Feb. 17, 1994...
Veda Boley (12/04/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Veda Boley, 78, of Chaffee died Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 26, 1924, at Powe, Mo., daughter of Walter Cleveland and Clara Mae Myers Jackson. Boley formerly owned Veda's Quick Lunch in St. Louis. She was a member of First Baptist Church and VFW Auxiliary 3127 in Chaffee...
Michael Renaud (12/04/02)
BREWER, Mo. -- Michael T. Renaud, 50, of Cahokia, Ill., and formerly of Brewer, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1952, in Perryville, Mo., son of Ottmer Lawrence and Betty J. Cissell Renaud. He and Angela Roesch were married Aug. 7, 2000...
Ira Jetter (12/04/02)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Ira "Junior" Jetter, 76, born Jan. 3, 1926, in Herrin, entered into final rest at 1:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2002, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill., of a recent heart attack. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbie, and his parents, Ira and Mattie Perrin Jetter...
Vallie Hawn (12/04/02)
Vallie M. Hawn, 96, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson. She had lived at El Nathan Residential Care in Marble Hill the past three years. She was born Sept. 4, 1906, in Marquand, Mo., daughter of Robert L. and Jenny Cloninger Sitze. She and the Rev. Arvel Hawn were married Feb. 10, 1926, at Glenallen, Mo. He passed away April 8, 1972...
Charles Eastwood (12/05/02)
Charles J. Eastwood, 69, of Fruitland Park, Fla., formerly of Hannibal, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002. He was born in Bertrand, Mo. Eastwood was a truck driver and an Air Force veteran. He was a Protestant. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Eastwood of Fruitland Park; three sons, Charles Chris Eastwood of Candler, Fla., Allen Eastwood of Fruitland Park, and Randy Eastwood of Fruitland Park; two daughters, Linda Herald of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Misty Brewer of Orlando, Fla.; one sister, Muriel Taylor of Benton, Mo.; one brother, George Hughes of Dawson Spring, Ky; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.. ...
Christine Nelson (12/05/02)
Christine Nelson, 84, of Cape Girardeau County died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Brewer Sr. (12/05/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- James E. "Eddie" Brewer Sr., 64, of Benton died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at his home after an extended illness. He was born in Matthews, Mo., the son of Viola Mae Ditto Brewer and James Osby Brewer. He married Elizabeth Ann Higdon on June 14, 1959, in Portageville, Mo. She survives...
Samuel Hayes (12/05/02)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Samuel Hayes, 102, of Mounds died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at Meridian Manor Nursing Home. He was born July 15, 1900, in Byhalia, Miss., son of Robert and Beatrice Garmon Hayes. Hayes was a retired welder. He was a veteran of World War II...
Betty Guido (12/05/02)
Betty Guido, 70, of New Hartford, N.Y., died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Faxton Hospital. She was born Oct. 7, 1932, at Dutchtown, daughter of Otto and Stella Obermann Koch. She and Nicholas L. Guido were married Aug. 4, 1951. He died Dec. 10, 1983. Guido retired from General Electric Co. in Utica, N.Y. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Utica, and Loyal Order of Moose 450 in Marcy, N.Y., Sons of Italy, Eagles, and Whitestown Senior Citizens...
Leander Buchheit (12/05/02)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Leander L. Buchheit, 88, of Old Appleton died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. He was born Sept. 19, 1914, at Old Appleton, son of Leo M. and Anna W. Ponder Buchheit. He and Loraine A. Wibbenmeyer were married Nov. 25, 1937, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Garl Goodpasture (12/05/02)
Garl Goodpasture, 71, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at his home. He was born April 28, 1931, in Jonesboro, Ark., the son of Alexander and Sylvia Price Goodpasture. He married Naomi Jean Showalter on Nov. 10, 1956, in Maywood, Ill. He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Dawn Trimble of St. ...
Goldie Bullard (12/05/02)
Goldie V. Bullard, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at her home. She was born March 20, 1907, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William R. and Mary A. Woosner Townsend. She and Ben H. Bullard were married Dec. 7, 1929. He died in February 1987...
Brett Moore (12/05/02)
Brett Isaac Moore, 3 months, of Dutchtown died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, in a fire at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 2002, in Cape Girardeau, son of Rachel Skaggs and Tim Moore Jr. Survivors include his father of Dutchtown; paternal grandparents, Tim and Barbara Moore of Dutchtown; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Alanna Skaggs of Marble Hill, Mo.; and maternal great-grandparents, John and Freda Middleton of Williamsville, Mo...
Rachel Skaggs (12/05/02)
Rachel Lynne Skaggs, 16, of Dutchtown died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, in a fire at her home. She was born July 11, 1986, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph L. and Alanna M. Middleton Skaggs. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Joseph Skaggs; a sister, Alisha Skaggs, all of Marble Hill, Mo.; and maternal grandparents, John and Freda Middleton of Williamsville, Mo...
David Martin (12/27/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- The funeral for David Allen Martin of Fresno, Calif., will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. The Rev. Gene Robbins will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a.m. Martin, 43, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, in Fresno...
Maxine Amlingmeyer (12/27/02)
Maxine Amlingmeyer, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Jan. 1, 1917, in Rutherford, Tenn., daughter of E.D. and Eloyse Perkins Gravette. She and Howard Amlingmeyer were married Sept. 3, 1939, in Rutherford. He died Sept. 22, 1983...
Raymond Nichols Sr. (12/27/02)
The funeral for Raymond M. Nichols Sr. of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Cy Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 8:30 a.m...
Leo Danz (12/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leo E. Danz, 90, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Independence Court in Perryville. He was born Nov. 29, 1912, in Perry County, Mo., son of Theodore and Julia Dambach Danz. He and Bernice A. Cissell were married Aug. 22, 1942, at Perryville...
Vivian Milfelt (12/27/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Vivian Milfelt, 82, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born July 13, 1920, in Russell, Minn., daughter of Emry and Ada Broeker Borah. She and Joseph Milfelt were married July 20, 1968...
Imogene Dabbs (12/27/02)
Pulaski, ILL. -- IMOGENE DABBS, 71, OF PULASKI DIED THURSDAY, DEC. 26, 2002, AT SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOSPITAL IN CAPE GIRARDEAU. SHE WAS BORN SEPT. 9, 1931, IN PORTAGEVILLE, MO., DAUGHTER OF ART AND EFFIE MCCANN NOLAN. SHE MARRIED GRADY DABBS...
Cyril Schaefer (12/27/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Cyril R. Schaefer, 76, of Anna died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1926, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Raymond and Lena Markert Schaefer. He and Gloria Kimmel were married Jan. 20, 1951, at Anna. Schaefer was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Anna Moose Lodge 1346...
Ronnie Vinson (12/27/02)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Ronnie Vinson, 49, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at his home. He was born May 12, 1953, in Charleston, Mo., the son of Elmer and Martha Housman Vinson. He worked as a truck driver. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Martha and James Coker of Olive Branch; his father, Elmer Vinson of Charleston; a son, Ronnie Vinson of Sikeston, Mo.; a daughter, Joni Vinson of Sikeston; two sisters, Bonnie Cole of Kevil, Ky., and Sandra Berry of Charleston; and three grandchildren.. ...
Lila Underwood (12/27/02)
Lila Jean Underwood, 76, of Jackson died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at her home. She was born March 20, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Zenas and Edith Goss Sitzes. She and Albert L. Underwood were married Dec. 23, 1943, in Abilene, Texas. Lila was a lifetime resident of Cape Girardeau County. She was a 1943 graduate of Central High School. She and her daughter owned and operated MSS Arabian Show Horses and Breeding Co...
Stewart Brooks (12/27/02)
Stewart L. Brooks, 81, of Jackson died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at Jackson Manor. He was born April 2, 1921, in Stratford, Iowa, son of Charles and Frances Clabaugh Brooks. He and Marie Leona Morgan were married July 3, 1942, at Princeton, Mo. She died July 24, 1990...
Susan Musgrove (12/28/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Susan Jane Musgrove, 70, of Anna died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
Robert Harris (12/28/02)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Robert Harris, 77, of Alto Pass died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, on arrival at Union County Hospital in Anna. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Alto Pass.
Philip Beussink (12/28/02)
Philip A. Beussink, 74, of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at his home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Alzheimer's Associated, Southeast Hospice or for Masses. McCombs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Adelaide Page (12/28/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Adelaide Page, 80, of Cairo died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 14, 1922, in Olmsted, Ill., daughter of Oscar and Bertha Albright Caraker. She married William W. Page, who died in 1975...
Samuel Masterson (12/28/02)
Samuel "Sam" Masterson, 81, of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Jackson Manor. He was born May 8, 1921, son of Duree and Lenora Weltecke Masterson. He and Thelma Owens were married June 30, 1945. She died June 20, 1995. He and Audrey Rodgers Wells were married Feb. 13, 1998...
J.F. Cox Jr. (12/27/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jessie F. Cox Jr., 89, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Jan. 30, 1913, in Sikeston, son of J.F. and Julia Tommey Cox Sr. He and Alberta Masters were married in 1931. She died May 31, 1982. Cox was president of Home Oil Co. ...
George Brooks (12/27/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- George R. Brooks, 83, of Cairo died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah, Ky. He was born July 10, 1919, in Blandville, Ky., son of George and Beatrice Elizabeth Hoskins Brooks. Brooks owned Garden Inn Motel prior to retiring. ...
Fred Dinkins (12/24/02)
Fred R. Dinkins, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 1, 1903, in Henry County, Tenn., son of James S. and Tennie Nash Dinkins. He and Lillian Hopper were married April 7, 1931, in Yuma, Tenn. She died Dec. 21, 1984...
Margaret Barnes (12/24/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- The funeral for Margaret Jo Barnes of East Prairie will be held at 1 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Larry Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery. Barnes, 69, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at her home...
Belinda Brown (12/26/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. - Belinda Lou Brown, 49, of Marble Hill, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Aug. 5, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Gerald Lehman and Oma Lorene Wiseman Crites. She was formerly employed at Rapco in Fruitland and attended Woodland Schools...
Gary Proctor (12/26/02)
Gary Paul Proctor, 49, of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1953, in Perryville to Joseph F. and Norma Jean Fadler Proctor. Survivors include his mother of Perryville; five brothers, Kenny Proctor and Joe Proctor, both of Perryville, Rick Proctor of Fredericktown, Mo., and Jim Proctor and Jerry Proctor both of St. Charles, Mo.; and three sisters, Diane Massey of Weatherford, Texas, Jauna Proctor of Perryville and Nancy of Kentucky...
Austin Favier (12/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. - Austin A. Favier, 7, of Perryville, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1995, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his father, Layne A. Favier of Perryville, and mother and stepfather, Sonja "Nikee" Riggins Taylor and Chriss Taylor of Perryville; a brother, Aaron Favier of Perryville; paternal grandparents, Mark and Charryl Rudesill of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandparents, Paul and Sandra Riggins of Perryville; paternal stepgrandparents, Jim and Connie Werner of Perryville; maternal great-grandparents, Kenneth and Alma Riggins of Willliamsville, Mo., and Doorthy Freeman of Piedmont, Mo.. ...
Wilma Unterreiner (12/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilma M. Unterreiner, 86, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 5, 1916, in Perry County, daughter of August and Clara Zoellner Sauer. She and Charles D. Unterreiner were married Nov. 21, 1939. He died Jan. 16, 1992...
Lila Underwood (12/26/02)
Lila J. Underwood, 76, of Jackson died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Emogene Schnurbusch (12/26/02)
The funeral for Emogene M. Schnurbusch of Jackson will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. The Rev. Ralph Duffner will officiate. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 7, followed by the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary rosary service at 7:30...
Blanche Loberg (12/26/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. - Blanche V. Loberg, 95, of Perryville, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born May 9, 1907, in Perry County, daughter of Melburn T. and Sarah Fadler Barks Both. She married Robert D. Loberg on March 7, 1929. He preceded her in death on May 14, 1974...
Raymond Nichols (12/26/02)
Raymond M. Nichols, 82, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Loyd Neeley (12/26/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Loyd I. Neeley of Sikeston will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Kelley Grubbs will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel after 9:30 a.m...
Robert McCain (12/26/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Robert Thomas McCain, 76, of Thebes died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at his home. He was born April 15, 1926, at New Wells, son of Robert and Bertha Hargraves McCain. He and Kathleen Sater were married in 1956. She preceded him in death June 22, 1992...
Morean Weakly-Hamilton (12/27/02)
HAYWOOD CITY, Mo. -- Morean Weakly-Hamilton, 85, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002. She was born June 3, 1917, the daughter of Silas and Everleana Weakly. She was a member of the New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, where she was secretary many years. She also was a member of the University Extension Club and a 4-H leader during her early adult life...
Burnett O. 'Bunny' Plumb (12/27/02)
Burnett O. "Bunny" Plumb, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born June 27, 1937, at Allenville, Mo., the son of Burnett O. and Alpha "Pete" Surlet Plumb. He married Dorothy "Dottie" Schwartz on Nov. 19, 1960, at Benton, Mo...
Emogene Schnurbusch (12/24/02)
Emogene Schnurbusch, 68, of Jackson died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Dale Oslund Jr. (12/28/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dale O. Oslund Jr., 44, of Anna died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at his home. He was born April 21, 1958, in Aurora, Ill., son of Dale O. and Donna Jean Hubbard Oslund Sr. He and Karen D. Collman were married Oct. 5, 1978, in Aurora. Oslund was employed by village of Cobden until becoming ill...
Rose Smithey (12/28/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Rose Laree "Biddle" Smithey, 82, of McClure died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 20, 1920, in McClure, daughter of Earl Carrol and Mary Etta Stephens Randol. She and Robert S. Smithey were married Dec. 23, 1939, at Jackson...
Maud Smith (12/30/02)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Maud E. Mainer Smith, 91, of Columbia, Ill., formerly of McClure, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at Monroe County Nursing Home in Waterloo, Ill. She was born March 17, 1911, in McClure, daughter of George H. and Lucy O. Rader Mainer. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Columbia...
William Carter (12/30/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- William Carter, 95, of Plainview, Texas, formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002 in Plainview. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Floyd Newell (12/30/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. --Floyd E. Newell, 90, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Bollinger County, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at St. Joseph Medical Center in St. Charles. He was born Nov. 28, 1912, in Grassy, Mo., son of Jesse L. and Clercy E. Myers Newell. He and Reba J. McCormick were married June 8, 1935, in Van Buren, Mo...
Jean Deevers (12/30/02)
Jean Jerome Deevers, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born March 21, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Glenn Harlan and Lorena Alta Whittaker Deevers. He served in U.S. Navy during World War II as a seaman first class...
Othel Porter (12/31/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Othel V. Porter, 83, of Sikeston died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 5, 1919, in Double Springs, Ala., daughter of Chester and Lecie Baldy Seymour. She and Raymond Porter were married Aug. 21, 1939. He died Jan. 29, 1990...
Frances Houser (12/31/02)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Frances Houser, 76, of East Prairie died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born April 4, 1926, at Anniston, Mo., daughter of Charles Andy and Hattie Mae Thurman Calhoun. She married Raythel Lee Brock, who preceded her in death...
Mildred Felter (12/31/02)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mildred Colletta Felter, 81, of Benton died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 12, 1921, at Randles, Mo., daughter of Leo and Clara Essner Schlitt. She and Sylvester A. Felter were married Sept. 30, 1941, at Oran, Mo. He died Aug. 16, 1996...
Loy Welker (12/31/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Loy S. Welker, 84, of St. Peters, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at St. Charlevoix Nursing Center in St. Charles, Mo. He was born Aug. 7, 1918, at Patton, son of Pola B. and Mary Cook Welker. He and Grace Statler were married in May 1937. She died Jan. 3, 1997...
Donald Hoots (12/31/02)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Donald "Mickey" Hoots, 57, of Morehouse died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1945, in Bell City, Mo., son of William and Effie Burkhart Hoots. Hoots lived in Bell City and Morehouse most of his life, and was an over-the-road truck driver. He was a member of First General Baptist Church in Morehouse, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Eagles Aerie...
Bill Carter (12/31/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- William Farris "Bill" Carter, 95, of Plainview, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, in Plainview. He was born May 13, 1907, in Cypress, Ill., son of William Luther and Annie Isom Carter. He first married Ann L. Carter, who died Dec. 5, 1967. He later married Evelyn Jackson...
Bill Lebo (12/31/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Bill Lebo, 87, of Cairo died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was born April 7, 1915, at Senath, Mo. Lebo owned Nu Diner Restaurant 40 years, and had also owned and operated several other restaurants. Survivors include his wife, Clara; a daughter, Jill Ellebruch of Louisville, Ky.; two sons, Jerry Lebo of Cairo, Larry Lebo of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and two grandchildren...
Dorothy Cauthorn (12/31/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy N. Cauthorn, 81, of Sikeston died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Aug. 10, 1921, in Buffington, Mo., daughter of George W. and Bertha N. Gurley Cartwright. She and Robert E. Cauthorn were married July 1, 1939. He died Aug. 24, 1991...
Leona McKeon (12/31/02)
Leona M. McKeon, 94, of Davenport, Iowa, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Kahl Home for the Aged and Inferm. Survivors include a son, Daniel McKeon of Cape Girardeau. Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.
Patricia Crossno (12/31/02)
Patricia Jane Crossno, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lee WInkler (12/30/02)
Lee R. Winkler, 71, of Kennett and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Dec. 16, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Roy and Ersa Kennison Winkler. He and Clara Jean Carter were married July 18, 1954, in Kennett...
Joseph Lundy Jr. (12/30/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joseph Lundy Jr., 79, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 28, 1923, in Butler County, Mo., to the late Joe Lundy and Lillian Sherrill Lundy. He and Viola Buchheit were married July 7, 1948. She died June 27, 1993...
Fannie Davis (12/28/02)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Fannie Davis, 86, formerly of Charleston, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. She was born May 3, 1916, in Olmsted, Ill., daughter of Ida Mae Williams and William Barnett. She and John Davis were married in 1932 in Olmsted. He preceded her in death...
Allen Dorris Jr. (12/28/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Allen Dorris Jr., 33, of Sikeston died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at his home. He was born March 8, 1969, in Granite City, Ill., son of Allen and Sharon Pemberton Dorris Sr. Dorris lived at East Prairie, Mo., most of his life. He was a floor manager at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Sikeston...
David Perdue (12/28/02)
The funeral for R. David Perdue of Acworth, Ga., was held Friday at First United Methodist Church in Marietta, Ga. The Rev. Sam Storey Sr. officiated. Burial was in Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery at Marietta. Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta was in charge of arrangements...
Gladys Bridger (12/28/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Gladys Bridger of Fresno, Calif., will be held at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Kelly Grubbs will officiate. Burial will be in Essex Cemetery at Essex, Mo. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m...
Amy Winchester (12/28/02)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Amelia Jean "Amy" Winchester, 43, of Advance died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, in Fayetteville, Ark., from injuries received in an automobile accident. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Meta Overbey (12/29/02)
Meta W. "Dean" Overbey, 81, of Cape Girardeau died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at her home. She was born Sept. 12, 1921 at Ethel, Miss., daughter of John Edward and Lillie Mae Ward Crow. She and Leonard Overbey were married June 24, 1939, at Etowah, Ark. He died June 8, 1973...
Hazel Davis (12/29/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Hazel M. Davis, 76, of Thebes died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 11, 1926 at Corning, Ark., daughter of Willis and Ivory Tucker McKinney. She and Herschel M. Davis were married March 19, 1945. He died March 19, 2000...
Caroline Lohmann (12/29/02)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Caroline A. Lohmann, 68, of Altenburg died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born on July 25, 1934, at Altenburg, daughter of Elmer and Edna Schlichting Lichtenegger. She and Emil Lohmann were married July 26, 1953...
Mary Wood (12/29/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Bernice Wood, 72, of Chaffee died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. She was born Feb. 28, 1930, at Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Albert Gustess Jackson and Pearlie May Thrasher Miller. She married Joseph Wood. He died Feb. 6, 1983...
Philip Beussink (12/29/02)
Philip A. Beussink, 74, of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at his home. He was born April 11, 1928, at Leopold, Mo., son of Anthony and Mary Arnzen Beussink. He and Angela Wubker were married May 17, 1952. He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. A lifelong carpenter, he established the Philip Beussink & Son Construction Company in Jackson...
Susan Musgrove (12/29/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Susan Jane Musgrove, 70, of Anna died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. She was born April 10, 1932, at Cobden, Ill., daughter of Luther and Sue E. Doughty Dixon. She and Joseph K. Musgrove were married Sept. 11, 1948, at Jonesboro, Ill...
Curtis Cline (12/29/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Curtis Henry Cline, 91, of Sikeston died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born May 14, 1911, on a dairy farm near Morehouse, Mo., son of William Henry Cline, a native of Hickman County, Ky., and Nannie Lena Kline of New Madrid County, Mo...
Viola Kern (12/29/02)
Viola Hannah Kern, 84, of Scott City died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 21, 1918, at Ancell, Mo., daughter of Frank and Rosalie Pfefferkorn Arnold. She and Harold John Kern were married Jan. 21, 1940. He died Feb. 29, 1964...
Amy Winchester (12/29/02)
Amelia "Amy" Jean Rhodes Winchester, 43, of Advance, Mo., was born Dec. 18, 1959 in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of the late Bill E. and Jean F. Rhodes, and passed away Dec. 27, 2002 in Fayetteville, Ark., due to injuries sustained in a car accident...
Austin Favier (12/31/02)
Austin Allen Favier, 7, passed away peacefully Christmas morning ending his valiant struggle to defeat cancer. His gentle soul and pure heart were simply far too beautiful for this world. He has returned to his home in Heaven and is now at play with the angels...
Tom Johnson (12/15/02)
Tom Johnson, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Wilma Spaeth (12/17/02)
Wilma Margaret Spaeth, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 9, 1924, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of David Blair and May Hester Huffman Moffitt. She and Arthur C. Spaeth were married Aug. 9, 1944, in Kansas City...
Anita Petzoldt (12/17/02)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Anita S. Petzoldt, 95, of Frohna died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 6, 1907, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Frederick and Bertha Hecht Boehme. She and Hugo Petzoldt were married Feb. 2, 1929. He died Jan. 5, 1969...
James Curran (12/17/02)
James William Curran, 69, of Scott City died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born July 10, 1923, in St. Louis, son of Francis and Matilda Dempsey Curran. Curran was a steelworker. He moved to Scott City 14 years ago from North Dakota. He was a member and past commander of VFW Post 6407 in Scott City...
George Ahrens (12/17/02)
George Henry Ahrens, 63, of Oak Ridge died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 22, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, son of August Henry and Emma Elizabeth Long Ahrens. He and Laverne Elbrecht were married April 23, 1959...
Dolph Bland (12/17/02)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dolph Bland, 67, of Anna died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Norma Masters (12/17/02)
Norma Lee Masters, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jeff Wille (12/17/02)
Jeff Wille, 40, of Jackson died in an automobile accident Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, on Route U at Crump. McCombs Funeral Home at Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Chitty (12/17/02)
Ralph Louis Chitty, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Sept. 1, 1915, son of Mary E. Chitty. He and Eleanor McLain Mills were married Feb. 1, 1947. She died Nov. 15, 1990. Ralph graduated from Fornfelt High School in 1933. He retired from Cotton Belt Railroad as a conductor...
Jeffrey Wille (12/18/02)
The funeral for Jeffrey S. Wille of Jackson will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday 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 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Norman Deck (12/18/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The funeral for Norman Gilbert Deck of Marble Hill will be held at 11 a.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The Rev. Tom Wall will officiate. Burial will be in Glenallen Cemetery at Glenallen, Mo. Deck, 61, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis...
Ann Groseclose (12/18/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ann Groseclose, 78, of Chaffee died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 9, 1924, at Mansfield, Mo., daughter of Ira and Lola Pope Brazeal. She and Merlin Heeb were married June 14, 1947. He died July 9, 1983. She and J.W. Groseclose were married Jan. 1, 1987...
Earlene Verble (12/18/02)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Earlene M. Verble, 82, of Mound City died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Sept. 20, 1920, in Grahamville, Ky., daughter of Grover and Katie Ratcliff Smither. She was married to Marion Verble, who preceded her in death Jan. 12, 1998...
Alice Wilson (12/18/02)
Alice M. Wilson, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at her home. She was born March 16, 1947, in California, daughter of Glenn and Alda Carrow. She and Judd Wilson were married in St. Petersburg, Fla. Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Julie Bietila of Norway, Mich., Carrie Marshall of Delta, Shawn Marshall of New Orleans, La., Tiffany Marshall of St. Petersburg; and five grandchildren...
Paul Kabo (12/18/02)
AVELLA, Pa. -- Paul Kabo, 93, of Avella died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at Washington Hospital. He was born Nov. 16, 1909, son of Joseph and Mary Fetchick Kabo. He and June J. Marshinsky were married Dec. 6, 1932. Kabo was a lifelong resident of Cross Creek Township, Pa. He retired from Industrial Gasket and Shim Co. in 1976...
Thomas Johnson (12/16/02)
Thomas C. Johnson, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at his residence. He was born Dec. 24, 1938, in Oriole, Mo., to the late Glenn S. and Mable H. Kassel Johnson. On Oct. 24, 1958, he married Ruth Ann Clark in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Christ Church of the Heartland and was employed as a meat cutter with Wal-Mart in Cape Girardeau. ...
Mary Brewer (12/16/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary A. "Pat" Brewer, 68, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at the Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born Jan. 7, 1934, in St. Louis, daughter of Joseph Glennon and Loene T. Ernst Brewer. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Wendell Shirrell (12/15/02)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Wendell I. Shirrell, 41, of Zalma died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 30, 1961, at Advance, Mo., son of Ivan and Karen Stotts Shirrell. He was a graduate of Zalma High School and a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Dongola, Mo...
Gary Mansfield (12/15/02)
Gary R. Mansfield, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Howard Adams (12/15/02)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Howard L. Adams, 78, of Morehouse died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at his home. He was born March 10, 1924, at Morehouse, son of Joseph Clarence and Ethyl O'Brian Adams. He and Florence Stephens were married Jan. 20, 1951, at Piggott, Ark...
Dorothy Karraker (12/15/02)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dorothy Violet Karraker, 96, of Cairo died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at the Monroe County Care & Rehabilitation Center in Waterloo, Ill. She was born Nov. 28, 1906, at Cairo, daughter of William A. and Rose Ferguson Webster. She and Herman Ward Karraker were married March 15, 1971. He preceded her in death...
Donald Belk (12/15/02)
Donald Belk, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Doyle Baldwin (12/15/02)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Doyle Gene Baldwin, 53, of McClure died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 2, 1949, at Anna, Ill., son of Doyle E. and Evelyn Keller Baldwin. He and Patricia D. Kinsey were married June 28, 1969, at Cape Girardeau...
Lawrence Taylor (12/15/02)
Lawrence Elmer Taylor, 86, of Bryan, Texas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at his home. He was born April 24, 1916, at Calla, Ky., son of John and Sarah Taylor. He and Anita Gerecke were married Dec. 1, 1950. She died Nov. 1, 1974. He then married Francis Rieg Nov. 3, 1979. She died in 1990...
Robert Koeppel (12/15/02)
Robert E. "Bob" Koeppel, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Marie Amanda Koeppel. He and Jessie L. Cook were married June 3, 1948, in Baltimore, Md. She died Aug. 8, 2002...
Cheryl Wallgren (12/15/02)
Cheryl Wallgren, homemaker, gardener, animal-lover and mathematics professor, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at her rural Jackson home after a 44-month struggle with ovarian cancer. Survivors include her husband, Tom, and her son, Charlie; her parents, Mr. ...
Lloyd McDaniel (12/16/02)
Lloyd "Curt" McDaniel, 51, of Delta died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 21, 1951, in Bell City, Mo., son of Harold Lloyd and Thelma "Cricket" Simmons McDaniel. He was employed with Spartech Corp. in Cape Girardeau and was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, St. Ambrose Men's Club and Leopold Knights of Columbus Council No. 5898...
Garry Mansfield (12/16/02)
Garry R. Mansfield, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 17, 1947, in Coldwater, Mo., son of Earl Frank and Betty Faye Mitchell Mansfield. He and Amelia Peters were married Oct. 15, 1993, in Paducah, Ky...
Robie Bledsoe (12/16/02)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Robie Bledsoe, 74, of Dexter died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1928, son of Hugh and Addie Clayton Bledsoe. He and Janie Moore were married Dec. 28, 1982, in New Madrid, Mo. She died Nov. 3, 1996. He was a member of Freedom Worship Center in Dexter and was a painter for many years...
Donald Belk (12/16/02)
Donald G. Belk, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1957, in St. Louis, to E. and Susan Dalton Belk. He and Donna S. Fillingham were married March 24, 2000, in Cape Girardeau. He was employed as a construction worker with a company in New Hamburg, Mo...
James Curran (12/16/02)
James W. Curran, 69, of Scott City died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at Jackson Manor. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Norma Masters (12/18/02)
The funeral for Norma Lee Masters of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The Rev. Dan Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery at Jackson. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Virginia Hodges (12/19/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Virginia Ann Hodges, 66, of Oran died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Albertine Fisher (12/19/02)
Albertine Ann Fisher, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Johns (12/21/02)
James H. Johns, 87, of Jackson passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1915, in Friendship, Tenn., son of Carlos and Florence I. Privett Johns. He and Alta Marie Holmes were married Aug. 11, 1936...
Mildred Chandler (12/22/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mildred Chandler of Marble Hill died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Willette Meyer (12/22/02)
APPLE CREEK, Mo. -- Willette Meyer of Apple Creek died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo.
Betty Jo Bowen (12/23/02)
Betty Jo Bowen, 69, of Marston, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 12, 1933, in Yarbough, Ark., daughter of Arnold and Opal Martin Thornton. She and Thomas L. Bowen were married Jan. 21, 1953, in Piggott, Ark...
Loretta Harrell (12/23/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Loretta Harrell, 87, of Chaffee died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 16, 1915, in Painton, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Philomine Glastetter Brucker. She and Leland Harrell were married Oct. 22, 1941. He died March 31, 1994...
Willette Meyer (12/23/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Willette R. Ponder Meyer, 80, of Perry County died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at her residence. She was born Dec. 21, 1922, in Perry County, daughter of Joseph and Theresa Buchheit Ponder. She and Adolph A. Meyer were married Sept. 5, 1949. He died May 27, 1998...
Bonnie Clark (12/23/02)
Bonnie Lee Clark, 77, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of West Frankfort, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at her residence. She was born Oct. 10, 1925, in West Frankfort, daughter of Obadiah and Cleo Rice Rich. She married Edward Ervin Clark. He died in 1985...
Mildred Chandler (12/23/02)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mildred L. Chandler, age 90, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 28, 1912, in Salem, Ill., daughter of Herbert and Florence Fry Huser. She and John Dale Chandler were married June 5, 1942, and he preceded her in death Aug. 13, 1962...
Lloyd Wilburn (12/24/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lloyd Wilburn, 98, of Sikeston died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. He was born Feb. 28, 1904, in East Prairie, Mo., the son of Louis W. and Nora Hinton Wilburn. He married Ruby Rogers. He then married Novella McElreath on March 12, 1944, in Charleston, Mo. She preceded him in death on Oct. 15, 1984. He later married Ollie Combs. She also preceded him in death...
Alma Baudendistel (12/24/02)
Alma Baudendistel, 79, of Maryland Heights, Mo., and formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Brookview Nursing Home in Maryland Heights. She was born Aug. 24, 1923, at Uniontown, Mo., the daughter of Louis E. and Julianna Ponder Schott. ...
Grace Myer (12/24/02)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Grace Catherine Myer, 86, of Chaffee died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 30, 1916, in Bloomington, Ill., daughter of Rilley and Etta Cohern Herrell. Myer moved to Chaffee in 1980 from Whitewater. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Whitewater...
Robert McCain (12/24/02)
THEBES, Ill. -- Robert Thomas McCain, 76, of Thebes died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at his home. He was born April 15, 1926, at New Wells, son of Robert and Bertha Hargraves McCain. He married Kathleen McCain, who died June 22, 1992. McCain owned and operated a pest control business. He was a member of First Pentecostal Church in Cape Girardeau...
Verna Preston (12/24/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Verna Marie Preston, 82, of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, in St. Peters. She was born Nov. 5, 1920, at Crosstown, Mo., daughter of Henry and Lydia Wadsworth Corse. She and Albert Preston were married April 13, 1941...
Jewell Watson (12/24/02)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Jewell Alfreda Watson of Sikeston will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Kelley Grubbs will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Watson, 90, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center...
Alban Riehn (12/21/02)
Alban "Jake" Riehn, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 7, 1913, at Oran, Mo., son of Albert Frederick and Shabla J. Niswonger Riehn. He and Lucell Stewart were married Sept. 19, 1937, at New Madrid, Mo...
Virginia Hodges (12/21/02)
ORAN, Mo. -- Virginia Ann Hodges, 66, of Oran passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. She was born Oct. 3, 1936, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of the late Leo and Rose Mae Wright Abernathy...
Mary Hager (12/19/02)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Mary Helen Hager, 53, of Fredericktown died Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 11, 1949, in St. Louis, daughter of John D. and Dorothy J. Malon Roberts. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Alma Gutweiler (12/19/02)
ELCO, Ill. -- Alma Gutweiler, 95, of St. Louis died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 10, 1907, in Elco, daughter of John and Byrd Rendleman Littleton. She married Charles R. Gutweiler, who preceded her in death. Gutweiler was a teacher most of her life, and had lived in St. Louis 75 years...
Earl Ramsey (12/19/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Earl W. Ramsey, 95, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at PerryOaks Manor. He was born June 11, 1907, in Corning, Ark., son of Willis and Louise Hathaway Ramsey. He and Gertrude Mabel Clifton were married Feb. 14, 1937. She died Nov. 21, 1992...
Leonard Fisher (12/19/02)
Leonard John Fisher, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born May 23, 1916, at Glennon, Mo., son of George and Blanche Horrell Fisher. He and Josephine Nenninger were married April 24, 1947, at Glennon...
Robert Hatler (12/20/02)
PATTON, Mo. -- Robert Louis Hatler, 57, of St. Louis died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1945, at Menfro, Mo., son of Henry A. and Lillian Perry Hatler. Hatler was a procurement agent with Tatoli Engineering Co. in St. Louis...
Nadine Kemp (12/20/02)
Nadine Kemp, 81, of Springfield, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Christian Health Care East Nursing Facility in Springfield. She was born Feb. 4, 1921, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of John Shelby and Lillian Thrasher Kemp. Before moving to Cape Girardeau in 1950, she was a teacher at Dogwood School near East Prairie and Higgerson School in New Madrid County. ...
Earl McClanahan (12/20/02)
Earl S. "Mac" McClanahan, 74, of Festus, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1928, at Festus, son of Leonard A. and Alice May Davis McClanahan. He and Betty J. Haney were married at Festus. McClanahan was formerly of Cape Girardeau and Marquand, Mo., Livingston and Madison, Ill...
Juanita Keistler (12/20/02)
AMERICA, Ill. -- Juanita Keistler, 85, of America died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 16, 1917, in Ullin, Ill., daughter of Charles and Julia Ledbetter Guy. She and John V. Keistler were married June 30, 1934. He died in 1974...
Leonard Fisher (12/20/02)
The funeral for Leonard John Fisher of Cape Girardeau will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Cathedral. Msgr. Richard Rolwing will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 7...
Albertine Fisher (12/20/02)
Albertine Ann Martin Fisher, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 10, 1918, daughter of Anna Schonhoff Martin and Albert Martin at Advance, Mo. She was a graduate of Advance High School, where she was valedictorian of her high school class, and Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor of science in elementary education...
Charles Shepard (12/20/02)
Charles Orin Shepard, 63, of Jackson died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Jackson Manor. He was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Clayton, N.M., son of William C. and Clara M. Bates Shepard. He and Mary Ross were married June 28, 1986, in Cape Girardeau. Shepard was an aviation electronics technician and chief petty officer in the military. ...
Ann Leming (12/20/02)
Ann Warren Leming, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born June 25, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James McClain Warren and Helen Reed Warren. In her youth she lived in various communities throughout Missouri, Tennessee, Michigan and Texas...
Mabel Kurre (12/20/02)
Mabel M. Kurre, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 26, 1914, at Frohna, Mo., daughter of Karl J. and Frieda Burfiend Kaempfe. She and J. Howard Kurre were married Dec. 23, 1933, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 22, 1981...
Lela Weinrich (12/21/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lela Weinrich, 80, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 20, 2002, at her home. She was born July 11, 1922, in Perry County, daughter of Leo and Julia Hoehn Schamburg. She and Willard Theodore Weinrich were married June 1, 1958. He died April 26, 1978. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Hubert Koetting (12/24/02)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hubert C. Koetting, 78, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. He was born Nov. 12, 1924, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., son of Clarence J. and Julia Rickard Koetting. He first married Dolores Schemel July 13, 1947, who died March 12, 1964. He later married Helen Earlene Leslie June 8, 1968...