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Obituaries from January 2003

Jimmie Thompson (01/08/03)
Jimmie Thompson, 86, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Milford Lincoln (01/10/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Milford J. Lincoln, 85, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born Feb. 21, 1917, in Hurricane, Mo., the son of William and Ivy Brown Lincoln. He married Verla Trentham on March 21, 1936, in Marble Hill. She preceded him in death on Oct. 4, 1997...
Jimmie Thompson (01/10/03)
Graveside service for Jimmie Fay Thompson of Jackson will be held at 10 a.m. today at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. Dr. Brian Anderson will officiate. Friends may call after 9 a.m. at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau...
Erma Miller (01/10/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Erma L. Miller, 94, of Anna died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born March 25, 1908, at Mill Creek, Ill., daughter of Jacob L. and Dora Brown Miller. Surviving are nephews and nieces, including Richard Hase of Anna, Ruth Hahn, Mary Hahn, Maxine Connelly and Faye Clifton...
Leona Trimble (01/10/03)
Leona Loretta "Peggy" Trimble, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 9, 1913, in Hickory Ridge, Mo., daughter of Melvin and Chlora McNeeley Revelle. She and Garvel Robert Trimble were married June 30, 1940, in Hampton, Va. He died Aug. 18, 2000...
Albert Herbst (01/10/03)
Albert W. Herbst, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 4, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert and Esther Kibler Herbst. Herbst made a career in the U.S. Navy. He was an X-ray technician with the Medical Corps, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War...
Laura Foulk (01/11/03)
Laura Bernece Foulk, 82, of Scott City, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 24, 1920, to Arthur M. Lipe and Grace Robey in Avert, Mo. Foulk was married to Clifford B. Foulk on Oct. 5, 1936, in Benton, Mo. She had worked as a seamstress at Ely Walker Co. and was a member of the New Life Gospel Center in Scott City...
Albert Meatte (01/11/03)
Albert Roy Meatte, 64, of Saginaw, Mich., died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Harrison, Mich. He was born Dec. 24, 1938, at Portageville, Mo. He and Doris Hildebrandt were married June 13, 1958. Meatte was a graduate of Portageville High School. He was in the grocery business 25 years in Saginaw, then worked for Wohlfeil Hardware, and the past 10 years worked in security at Covenant Health Care...
Reva Hood (01/11/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The funeral for Reva I. Hood of Chaffee will be held at 10 a.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. The Rev. James Fields will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo. Friends may call at the chapel after 9 a.m...
George Morris (01/11/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- George Franklin Morris, 68, of Anna died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Union County, son of Johnny and Mamie Brake Morris. Morris was a carpenter. Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Morris; a son, Preston Morris; a sister, JoAnn Huitt; a half brother, James May; and a half sister, Melvin Morris...
Mark Bone (01/11/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mark Alton Bone, 35, of Charleston died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 29, 1967, in Charleston, son of Tooney Hale and Wanda Pauline Vinson Bone. He and Leigh Ann Powell were married Feb. 20, 1988. Bone lived in Charleston all his life, and was a self-employed mechanic...
Helen Gray (01/11/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Helen Marie Gray of Anna will be held at 1 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. The Revs. Tim Sadler and Roy Hill will officiate. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery. Gray, 85, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill...
Linda Edwards (01/11/03)
The funeral for Linda Joy Edwards of Maryland Heights, Mo., will be held at 11 a.m. today at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo. The Revs. Kenneth Powers and Ronald Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden. Edwards, 55, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at her home...
Geneva Moore (01/11/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Geneva Moore, 69, of Charleston died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 19, 1933, in Charleston, daughter of Edward and Flora Bell Wilkerson Moore. Moore was a lifelong resident of Charleston and attended Lincoln School. She worked more than 25 years at Charleston Manor Nursing Center. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and served on the Mothers Board...
Vera Berkbigler (01/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Vera M. Berkbigler, 76, of Perryville died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 17, 1926, in Perryville, daughter of Edgar G. and A. Margarete Beinlein Weinrich. She married Wallace M. Berkbigler Aug. 21, 1948...
Floyd Bridwell (01/09/03)
Floyd Preston Bridwell Jr., 78, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, in a Hot Springs hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 1924, in Heber Springs, Ark., son of Floyd and Thelma Whitson Bridwell. Bridwell was formerly of Cape Girardeau. He was a member of the Optimist Club, VFW, and attended Higdon Church of Christ, all in Greers Ferry, Ark., and member of Jaycees and Elks Lodge in Cape Girardeau. ...
Hester Carroll (01/09/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Hester Pearl Carroll, 94, of Demopolis, Ala., formerly of Marble Hill and West Plains, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home in Demopolis. She was born Oct. 18, 1908, in Benton, Ill., daughter of Thomas Burrell and Maude M. Dunn Smith. She and Doyle E. Pyle were married March 10, 1936. He died in 1945. She and Thomas A. Carroll were married in 1952. He also preceded her in death...
Sara Goodgion (01/08/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Sara "Tiny" Goodgion, 87, of Benton, Ky., formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at her home. She was born May 2, 1915, at Mounds, daughter of John and Minnie Bour Struckmeyer. She married William Goodgion, who preceded her in death...
Billy Leist (01/08/03)
The funeral for Billy Ray Leist of Essex, Mo., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. Bishop Tom Morris will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from noon until time of service...
Lucille Donley (01/08/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lucille Donley, 78, of Advance died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1924, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Ernest and Ella Elmore Donley. Donley lived in the Advance community most of her life. She had worked at Inland Shoe Co...
June Maxwell (01/08/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elizabeth June Maxwell, 83, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 2,1919, in Prairie Township, Ill., daughter of Russell and Chloe Ingle Nidey. She and James Robert Maxwell were married Aug. 7, 1954, in Robinson, Ill. He died Sept. 20, 1994...
Genevieve Heper (01/08/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Genevieve Theresa Heper, 83, of Marble Hill, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at her home. She was born May 30, 1919, in St. Louis, daughter of Joseph and Sara Meneres Peters. She and William W. Heper were married in October 1966. He died in June 1988...
Bettie James (01/08/03)
Bettie I. James, 79, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. A private graveside service was held Sunday, Jan. 5, at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. David Johnson officiating...
Laura Craft (01/08/03)
Laura Etta Craft, 71, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Laura was born May 1, 1931, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Fred and Lucille Hitchcock Medlock. She and Junior Craft were married June 25, 1948...
Rebekah Hughes (01/09/03)
Rebekah Hughes, 25, of St. Louis died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, in north St. Louis County, as the result of an automobile accident. She was born July 23, 1977, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Jim and Susan Gunn Hughes. Hughes lived in Pauls Valley, Okla., from 1981 to 1995. She was a graduate of Pauls Valley High School and attended Gateway Bible College in Florissant, Mo...
Lela Provence (01/09/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lela Provence, 91, of Thayer, Mo., formerly of Anna, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. She was born Sept. 19, 1911, in Reliance, S.D., daughter of John and Lucy Eleanor Edwards Smithson. She and Kenneth Provence were married Sept. 29, 1927, in Murphysboro, Ill...
Melody Smith (01/09/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Melody Jewell Smith was stillborn Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Survivors include her parents, Tom and Angie Smith of Jonesboro; a sister, Meghan; maternal grandfather, Zack Rhodes of Marion, Ill.; and paternal grandmother, Mabel Smith of Jonesboro...
Ruby Short (01/09/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Graveside service for Ruby Short of Ullin will be held at 11 a.m. today at Cache Chapel Cemetery east of Ullin. There is no visitation. Jones Funeral Home at Villa Ridge, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. Short, 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill...
Alma Statler (01/09/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma Fern Statler, 91, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. She was born Dec. 24, 1911, in Perry County, daughter of Gilbert and Flossie Murray Conrad. She and Rayford Statler were married May 21, 1936. He died March 30, 1993...
Richard Seabaugh (01/09/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Richard E. "Dick" Seabaugh, 59, of Perryville died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 3, 1943, in Perryville, son of P. Edward and Sylvia Lix Seabaugh. Seabaugh was a member of the United Methodist Church, Perry County ARC, and participant at My Camp and Parkview State School...
Inez Shoffner (01/09/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Inez Shoffner, 85, formerly of East Prairie, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003, at Countryside Health Care Center in Bardwell, Ky. She was born July 12, 1917, in New Albany, Miss., daughter of Mack Hugh and Willa Vaughn Pearson. She married William Emmett Shoffner Sr., who died in 1964...
Andrew Roth Jr. (01/11/03)
Andrew W. Roth Jr., 81, of Margate, Fla., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Pembroke Pines, Fla. He was born Nov. 18, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, son of Andrew W. and Frances Krietler Roth. He and Billie Jeanne Terry were married Jan. 13, 1944, in Barnsville, Calif...
Reba Ryan (01/11/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Reba Ryan, 78, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born April 3, 1924, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., daughter of Ruben McClellan and Martha Lindsey Ellison. She and Billy C. Ryan were married in December 1943. He died July 9, 1994...
Jane Smith (01/11/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Jane N. Smith, 90, of Granite City, Ill., died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at SunBridge University Care and Rehabilitation Center in Edwardsville, Ill. She was born Feb. 22, 1912, in Thebes, daughter of Walter and Maude Foster Jordan. Mrs. Smith was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Troy, Ill...
Estella Hahn (01/15/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Estella M. Hahn, 97, of Advance, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at Advance Nursing Home. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Parish prayers will be at 7:45...
Brian W. Smalley (01/15/03)
TULSA, Okla. -- Brian W. Smalley, 19, of Tulsa died Dec. 2, 2002, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born July 17, 1983, in Elmhurst, Ill., the son of Andrew and Lisa Foster Smalley. Both parents preceded him in death. He was formerly a student at Central Junior High School in Cape Girardeau. He was a 2002 graduate of Nathan Hale High School and was a member of the Church on the Move in Tulsa...
Leo Weber (01/15/03)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Leo Ernest Weber, 80, of Altenburg died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 5, 1922, at Wittenberg, Mo., son of Otto and Ida Perr Weber. He and Dorothy Detjen were married May 20, 1951...
Carl Axelson (01/15/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carl W. Axelson, 90, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at Life Care Center in LaCenter, Ky. He was born Dec. 28, 1912, in Cairo, son of Emil and Fannie Schlamer Axelson. He married Rosemary Dowd. Axelson formerly owned Carl Axelson Marine Welding Co. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
James Estes (01/15/03)
James L. "Jim" Estes, 72, of Florissant, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis County. He was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of Willard H. "Dutch" and Frankie Williams Estes. He married Peggy M. Glenn...
John Holland (01/15/03)
John Edward Holland, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1938, in St. Louis, son of Robert Edward and Henrietta Pauline Arens Holland. He and Dorothy C. Schott were married June 11, 1960, in Cape Girardeau...
Robert Obermiller (01/15/03)
Robert F. Obermiller, 70, of Jackson, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 13, 1932, in Jackson, son of Fred and Martha Jordan Obermiller. Survivors include a brother, Jesse Obermiller of Jackson; and two sisters, Marie Crowell of Elksville, Ill., and Mary Taylor of Lansing, Mich...
Fredia Cornell (01/15/03)
Fredia Cornell, 82, of Millersville passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 20, 1920, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of George A. and Lillie B. Newell Smith. She and Cline Welker were married Dec. 22, 1938. He died March 2, 1959. She later married Dale Cornell Feb. 21, 1969. He passed away Dec. 17, 1990...
Hilda Bodenschatz (01/15/03)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Hilda M. Bodenschatz, 90, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 29, 1912, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Theodore and Laura Roth Boehme. She and Ervin J. Bodenschatz were married Oct. 27, 1935. He preceded her in death March 10, 2002...
Patrick Rice (01/16/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Patrick David Rice, 36, of Dexter died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at his home. He was born March 9, 1966, in Grapevine, Texas, son of George Duran and Carol Jean Burns Rice. Rice was employed at Tyson Foods in Dexter. He was a member of Smith Avenue Church of God in Sikeston, Mo...
John Stueve (01/16/03)
John Henry Stueve, 48, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 25, 1954, in Perryville, Mo., son of John and Katherine Hayes Stueve. Stueve was a carpenter, and a member of Carpenters Local 1770...
Vincent Narbutas (01/16/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Vincent Narbutas, 83, of Anna died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born May 16, 1919, in Cicero, Ill., son of Vincent and Mary Kazunas Narbutas. Narbutas was a retired high school teacher. He was a veteran of World War II...
John Dunn (01/16/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- John Harry Dunn, 52, of Thebes died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1950, in Cairo, Ill., son of John Henry and Thelma I. Fisher Dunn. He married Rebecca Backus. Formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., he had been an operating manager with a trucking company...
Larry Smith (01/16/03)
Larry Lee Smith, 46, of Columbia, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, in Columbia. He was born June 29, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, son of Morris Evans and Daisy M. Smith. He and Kimberly Hornes were married June 30, 2001, in Las Vegas, Nev. Smith was a graduate of a St. Louis high school. He had worked four years at Missouri Book Service in Columbia...
Wilma Smith (01/14/03)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Wilma N. Smith, 87, of Morley died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 24, 1915, in Hardage, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Carrie Padgett Baker. Smith was a teacher 25 years, having taught at Bunker High School and Fox High School in Arnold, Mo. She was a former mayor of Morley. She was a volunteer eight years at Scott County Central and Oran elementary schools...
Dr. William Turner (01/14/03)
Dr. Bill Turner passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, Mo., after a long battle with heart disease. He was born Sept. 6, 1921, in Arkansas City, Ark., son of Dr. W.E. and Cora May Turner. In 1948 he married Katherine Harwell Vance of Dallas, Texas. She preceded him in death in 1987. In 1988 he married Martha Farmer of Allendale, S.C. She preceded him in death in 2000...
David Patterson (01/11/03)
S. David Patterson, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 23, 1931, at Trask, Mo., son of Harvey Jonas and Vera Leola McGuire Patterson. He and Jo Evelyn Kinder were married Sept. 9, 1949, in Cape Girardeau...
Alan Stroup (01/11/03)
Alan Reece Stroup was born Nov. 11, 1975, in Cape Girardeau, son of Randy Stroup of Chaffee and Janice Minor Stroup (now Janice Thomas) of Jacksonville, N.C. He died in an automobile accident Friday, Jan. 10, 2003. Alan married Tara Payne May 25, 1996. They have two sons, Dalton Stroup and A.J. Stroup. Dalton is five years old and A.J. is 20 months...
Donald Windeknecht (01/12/03)
SPARTA, Ill. -- Donald Ray Windeknecht, 67, of Sparta died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Randolph County Care Center in Sparta. He was born Jan. 15, 1935, at Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Emma Darsy McLain Windeknecht. He and Judith Ann Russell were married Dec. 9, 1984, at Cahokia, Ill...
Mary Ann Hodge (01/12/03)
Mary Ann Hodge, 54, of Parkland, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2003. She was born Sept. 23, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leonard and Agnes Webb. She was a resident of Parkland since 1998, having previously lived in California...
Marcella Cain (01/13/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Marcella Dillow Claxton Cain, 81, of Anna died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at Union County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 2, 1921, in Centralia, Ill., daughter of Otis and Gertrude E. Bigler Dillow. She and Eugene Cain were married Aug. 4, 1954. He died Dec. 14, 1999...
Dale Head (01/13/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dale A. Head, 68, of Perryville died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, in Winfield, Mo. He was born Jan. 25, 1934, in Yount, Mo., son of late Charles McKinley and Pearl Jewel Johnson Head. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, a member of River Hills Eagles Lodge 4034 and AmVets Post 94...
Wilma Smith (01/13/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Wilma N. Smith of Morley, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Esther Johnson (01/13/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Esther Florence Johnson, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1915, in Yount, Mo., daughter of Leo and Cora White Hutson. She and Orville Earl Johnson were married Feb. 26, 1930. He died April 16, 1994...
Mary Nunnelee (01/14/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Jane Smith Nunnelee, 64, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Sept. 23, 1938, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of James Howard Ward and Martha Lucille Campbell Ward. She was a member of the Baptist faith, and worked as a front desk clerk for the Best Western Coach House Inn before retiring...
Robert Grubb (01/14/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert L. "Bob" Grubb, 64, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born May 14, 1938, in Terre Haute, Ind., son of Rudolph and Pauline Holt Grubb. Grubb formerly worked at Wal-Mart, and was currently working at Perry County Sheltered Workshop. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church...
Varnell Shrum (01/14/03)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Varnell Everett Shrum, 75, of Bloomsdale, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 28, 1927, at Puxico, son of Victory "Vic" and Lilly Pearl Glenn Shrum. He and Clareen Wallace were married in 1950 in Piggott, Ark...
Hilda Bodenschatz (01/14/03)
Hilda M. Bodenschatz, 90, of Old Appleton, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Mary Crowe (01/14/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mary Tidwell Vandiver Crowe, 51, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., after an extended illness. She was born May 2, 1951, in Fayette County, Ala., daughter of Bersie Lee and Clara May Tucker Tidwell. She was married to Ocie Vandever, who preceded her in death...
Wanda Martin (01/14/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wanda Scapino Martin, 75, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at her home. She was born April 28, 1927, in Pulaski, Ill., daughter of Fred and Marie Denfip Miller. She and John Charles Scapino were married Sept. 7, 1946. He died Nov. 7, 1976. She later married Warren Martin Jan. 19, 1979. He died Nov. 30, 1994...
Estella Hahn (01/16/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Estella M. Hahn, 97, of Advance died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at Advance Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 30, 1905, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Louis and Kathryn Heisserer Burger. She and Toney O. Hahn were married Sept. 6, 1927, at Kelso. He died June 8, 1977...
Norma Beaudean (01/07/03)
Norma Alice Rogers Beaudean, 80, of Choteau, Mont., died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Survivors include two sons, Gary Beaudean of Kalispell, Mont., Paul Beaudean of Colorado Springs; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Beaudean, formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Pansy Walker (01/02/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Pansy Walker, 55, of Dexter, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at her brother's home in Dexter. She was born Sept. 24, 1947, in Parma, Mo., daughter of Otho and Alma Walker Brown. She and James E. Walker were married on June 4, 1966, at Essex, Mo. He died Oct. 31, 2000...
Crittie Thorpe (01/03/03)
Crittie M. Thorpe, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Aurelia Wood (01/03/03)
Aurelia P. "Ritzy" Wood, 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Edward and Hilda Unverferth Prost. She and Fred J. Wood were married April 15, 1950, in Perryville. He died April 22, 1974...
Alma Pierce (01/03/03)
Graveside service for Alma Jean Pierce of Jackson will be held at 2 p.m. today at Lightner Cemetery in Scott City. Paul Bell will officiate. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau from noon to 1:30 p.m. today. Pierce, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Virginia Creech (01/03/03)
Virginia Laura Creech, 93, of Scott City died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 13, 1909, at Canton, Mo., daughter of Charles and Margaret Sloan. She and Omer Everett Creech Sr. were married March 9, 1926, at Canton. He died Feb. 17, 1998...
Mickey James (01/03/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Mickey Louise Bess James, 77, of Dexter died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Dexter Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 13, 1925, in Marble Hill, Mo., the daughter of Andy Marion and Ida Frances Causey Cook. She married Chester Bess on May 13, 1944. She later married Paul D. James on June 25, 1988. He preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1990...
Brenda Marshall (01/03/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Brenda Joyce Marshall, 60, of East Prairie died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid, Mo. She was born June 29, 1942, in East Prairie, the daughter of John Edward and Gladys Amanda Monroe Bonta. She married Herbert Lee Marshall on April 22, 1968. He survives...
Veva Slayden (01/03/03)
Veva Slayden, 84, of Little Rock, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003. She was born in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John and Myrtle Grayum. She and John W. Slayden were married in 1937. Slayden moved to Poplar Bluff, Mo., in 1938, lived in Jonesboro, Ark., from 1948 to 1986, and had lived in Little Rock since 1986...
Patricia Walker (01/03/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Patricia Blankenship Walker, 62, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. She was born May 4, 1940, in Highland, Ill., daughter of William Otho and Lela Smith Clark. Walker had been a cook at Woodland Steakhouse...
Louise Blackburn (01/03/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cynthia Louise Blackburn, 85, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 20, 1917, in Peach Orchard, Ark., daughter of Charles and Grace Kennemur Scott. She and Bertis DeRandolph Blackburn were married Aug. 28, 1935, at Kennett, Mo. He died July 23, 1975...
Robin Gross (01/03/03)
Robin Lynn Gross, 41, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 3, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Bob C. and Verna Kelpe Gross. Robin was a 1979 graduate of Central High School. She was coach many years of church league basketball, umpired girls Optimist softball leagues, and was a booster and fan of Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church...
Patricia Crossno (01/03/03)
Patricia Jane Crossno, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was born Oct. 17, 1932, in Gardiner, Maine, daughter of Dwight Templeton and Sarah Etta Chase Whitaker. She first married Harold Shaw, then married Virgil Crank. She and Paul A. Crossno were married March 18, 1985, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 24, 1986...
Sister Georgetta Higdon (01/04/03)
The funeral for Sister Georgetta Higdon of Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph in Maple Mount, Ky., was held Dec. 23 at Mount St. Joseph Chapel. Burial was in the convent cemetery. Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro, Ky., was in charge of arrangements...
Elizabeth Hawkins (01/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elizabeth Catherine Hawkins, 39, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. Louis University Hospital, following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 28, 1963, in Alton, Ill., daughter of Ernest E. "Pat" and Shirley Emerson Stidham Sr. She and Jerry D. Hawkins were married Aug. 4, 1989, in Sikeston...
Bill James (01/04/03)
Bill D. James, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born March 30, 1933, at Scopus, Mo., son of Jessie J. and Dessa Viola Crites James. He and Florence Amy Ross were married May 26, 1956, in Cape Girardeau...
James Burd (01/02/03)
James Edward "Jim" Burd, age 67, of Olmsted, Ill., died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at his home. Mr. Burd was born Dec. 30, 1935, at Olmsted, son of the late Clyde Jacob Burd and Violet Marie (Holcombe) Burd. Mr. Burd was a former member of the Olmsted United Methodist Church, was very active and a former member of the Olmsted Lion's Club, was a founder and one of the individuals to organize the Olmsted Khourey League Baseball, served on the Olmsted Volunteer Fire Department since the early age of 17 years, served as mayor for the village of Olmsted for 27 1/2 years, and was a retired fireman with the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plan, Kevil, Ky., after 22 years.. ...
Pauline Taylor (01/02/03)
Pauline Elizabeth Taylor, 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 4, 1919, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of David Murray and Pearl Phillips Gibson. She and Robert Lee Taylor were married Sept. 3, 1942, at Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Feb. 9, 2002...
Lillie Starks (01/02/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lillie Mae Starks, 92, of Charleston, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 1, 1910, in Arkansas. Starks was a member of the Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wyatt, Mo., where she was a member of both the usher board and the mother's board...
Bertha Blaylock (01/02/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bertha E. Blaylock, 90, of Perryville, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born Aug. 14, 1912, in Bollinger County, daughter of Willis and Mary Moran Loberg. She and Roy Blaylock were married Oct. 2, 1929. He preceded her in death Dec. 31, 1986...
Geneva Bohannon (01/02/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Geneva Bohannon, 82, of Anna, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at her daughter's home in Smyrna, Tenn. She was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Busa, Ill., daughter of John T. and Sarah Caroline Bragg Mowell. She and Albert Bohannon were married Jan. 23, 1937, in Royalton, Ill. He preceded her in death Dec. 1, 1999...
Alvina White (01/02/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alvina M. White, 92, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Mo. She was born Aug. 30, 1910, at Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Cecil W. Heuer Sr. and Carrie J. Hill Heuer. She and Rex R. Snoddy were in 1926. He preceded her in death in 1980. She then married Roy G. White. He preceded her in death in 1994...
Aubrey Dennis (01/02/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Aubrey C. Dennis, 89, of Chaffee, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 6, 1913, at Caney, Mo., son of James Lafayette and Delpha Cecilia Good Dennis. He and Mary White were married Nov. 23, 1931...
Christine Farmer (01/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Christine Farmer will be held at 11 a.m. today at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo. The Rev. Greg Forrester will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until service time...
Michael Stephens (01/02/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Michael Kim Stephens, 33, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born Jan. 22, 1969, in Cape Girardeau, son of Michael Stephens and Terri May Geiger...
Raymond Tackett (01/02/03)
OMAHA, Neb. -- Raymond J. Tackett, 59, of Omaha died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Luther and Celeste Clark Tackett. Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Tackett; four daughters, Leeanna Billups of Olathe, Kan., Carla Tackett of Girard, Kan., Michele Lewis of Omaha and Julie Valdivia of Kansas City, Mo.; a son, Tim Kline of Hillsdale, Kan.; two brothers, two sisters and 10 grandchildren...
Joseph Schaefer (01/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joseph Ray Schaefer, 78, of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at his home in Sikeston following an extended illness. He was born June 15, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., son of Martin and Anna McBride Schaefer. He and Laura Elizabeth Henry were married Aug. 17, 1946 in St. Louis...
R.C. Martin (01/02/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Rufus Clay Martin, 82, of Patton, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1920, in Tyronza, Ark., the son of Henry and Callie Ashlock Martin. He and Virginia Cossell were married March 20, 1992. He spent most of his life in the Avert community in Stoddard County, was a retired farmer and Church of God minister and was the former owner of Martin Hill Retirement Center near Avert...
Ida Vandivort (01/02/03)
Ida Marie Vandivort, 93, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born March 18, 1909, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John Issac and Ida Schulz Sample. She and Paul M. Vandivort Sr. were married Aug. 1, 1938, at Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Dec. 26, 1977...
David Moses (01/02/03)
HICKMAN, Ky. -- David Moses, 53, of Hickman, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, Tenn. He was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., to Sam and Judy Wilburn Moses. He married Rebecca Newton...
Velma Hamm (01/02/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Velma Artrefis "Tee" Hamm, 82, of Anna, formerly of Oran, Mo., died at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born April 14, 1920, in Damascus, Ark., the daughter of Waid and Illma Bench Faulconer. She was married to George Hamm. He preceded her in death in 1985...
Leona McKeon (01/02/03)
Funeral service and Mass of Christian burial for Leona M. McKeon, 94, of Davenport, Iowa, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Davenport. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. A prayer service will be offered at 4 p.m...
Alferd Magee (01/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alferd L. Magee, 67, of Greenfield, Ind., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Hancock Memorial Hospital in Greenfield. He was born Feb. 17, 1935, in Frog Jump, Tenn., son of Elisha and Bunav Williams Magee. He married Gloretta Davis. Survivors include his wife; a son, Larry Magee of Greenfield; two daughters, Gloria Griffith of Greenfield, Louise Hatfield of Morristown, Ind.; two brothers, Edward Magee of Sikeston, Clarence Magee of Jonesboro, Ill.; five sisters, Betty Crawford of Sikeston, Virginia Casey of Jonesboro, Mary Hutchason, Barbara Duckworth and Geraldine Llewellyn, all of Anna, Ill.. ...
Crittie Thorpe (01/04/03)
The funeral for Crittie Merle Thorpe of Cape Girardeau will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Jim Sanderson will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park. Friends may call at the chapel after 9 a.m. Monday...
Martha Wittmer (01/07/03)
Martha Marie Wittmer of the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau fell asleep in Jesus' arms Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 24, 1909, in Chicago, daughter of John and Martha Veit Schulz. She was 93 years old. After marrying the Rev. George W. Wittmer April 9, 1932, Martha spent the greater part of her life an active Lutheran pastor's wife in St. Louis...
Leo Hester (01/06/03)
Leo Hester, 70, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Clara Schabbing (01/06/03)
Clara R. Schabbing, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at her residence. She was born June 18, 1914, daughter of Herman and Mary E. Volz Schabbing. Clara and her sister, Dorothy, lived on the family farm home place all their lives. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral and Council of Catholic Women...
Leo Hester (01/07/03)
The funeral for Leo Hester of Scott City will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Assembly of God Church in Scott City. The Rev. Randy Morse will officiate. There is no visitation. Hester, 70, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, in Scott City. He was born June 25, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leon and Lela Muriel Lincoln Hester. He and Rose Anna Brashear were married July 15, 1966, in Cape Girardeau. She died Feb. 3, 1976...
Billy Leist (01/07/03)
Billy Ray Leist, 40, of Essex, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Vickery (01/07/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mildred Vickery, 83, of Chaffee died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 17, 1919, in Henderson County, Tenn., daughter of Lucian Young and Ada Frances Douglas Wiles. She and Edwin P. Vickery were married Nov. 27, 1940. He died July 25, 1998...
Shirley Everett (01/07/03)
Shirley Ann Everett, 72, of Cape Girardeau and Wappapello, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 25, 1930, in Brownwood, Mo. She married Wilfred C. Everett on May 18, 1947, in Advance, Mo. He survives. She was a retired cook with the Mingo Job Corps and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
James Kramer (01/07/03)
ST. MARY'S, Mo. -- James Wesley Kramer, 36, of Plantation, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at Celebration Health Florida Hospital in Celebration. He was born Dec. 31, 1966, in Perry County, Mo., son of James J. and Zita A. Stortz Kramer. Kramer was general manager at Envirocycle in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was associated with Make-A-Wish Foundation and Golf Tournaments for Charity...
Margaret Bray (01/07/03)
CENTRALIA, Ill. -- Margaret I. Gregory Cavaness Bray, 82, of Centralia died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia. She was born April 26, 1920, in Wolf Lake, Ill., the daughter of DeWitt and Augusta Kimmel Gregory. She married Walter Cavaness. He preceded her in death. She later married Marvin Bray. He also preceded her in death...
Jimmie Summers (01/07/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jimmie Lee Summers, 70, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1932, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Leo and Violet Gore Summers. He and Coy Mae Standridge were married Dec. 29, 1954, in Holly Springs, Miss. She died May 28, 2001...
Jack Rayoum (01/07/03)
MINNITH, Mo. -- Jack E. Rayoum, 57, of Minnith died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 22, 1945, at Minnith, son of George and Nadine Porter Rayoum. He and Lavaughnda J. McMurty were married Feb. 15, 1974...
Marie Counts (01/07/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie T. Counts, 88, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 11, 1914, in Perry County, daughter of Joseph and Ora Thorpe Comte. She and Floyd W. "Shorty" Counts were married Aug. 17, 1936, at Perryville. He died March 20, 1980...
Edward Graff (01/07/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edward Albert Graff, 76, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 31, 1926, in Perry County, son of Vincent "Elmo" and Mary Etta Tricky Graff. He and Alta Erwin were married Dec. 19, 1954...
Bobby Masters (01/07/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bobby G. Masters, 64, of Rosewood Heights, Ill., died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Anna Henry Nursing Home in Edwardsville, Ill. He was born June 11, 1938, in Portageville, Mo., son of Jesse and Ethel Sullivan Masters. He and Evelyn Wanda Berrong were married March 21, 1964, in Wood River, Ill...
Margaret Salisbury (01/07/03)
Margaret Elizabeth Salisbury, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born March 31, 1925, in Frankfort, Ky., daughter of George Conrad and Anna Mae Faust Fincel. She and Dr. Jack D. Salisbury were married in 1947 in Louisville, Ky. He died in November 1989...
David Mattes (01/06/03)
David Louis Mattes, 46, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1956, in Perryville, Mo., the son of John Dominic and Mary Jane Wichern Mattes. David was a salesman with Glazer Midwest (formerly Paramount Liquor) for 21 years. He was a member of Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City...
Ina Elkins (01/06/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Ina Elkins, 93, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at the Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born Nov. 23, 1909, in Jonesboro, son of Frank and Ida Womack Foster. She and Guy Elkins were married April 1, 1932, in Jonesboro. He died July 21, 1980...
Marilyn Haertling (01/04/03)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Marilyn V. Haertling, 68, of Altenburg died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 11, 1934, in Altenburg, daughter of Alfred and Natalie Koenig Kasten. She and Milton Haertling were married Feb. 24, 1957...
Mary Fehr (01/04/03)
Mary A. Middeke Fehr, 67, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 19, 1935, in St. Charles, Mo., daughter of Henry H. and Herma G. Hoffman Middeke. She and Ralph Fehr were married Sept. 29, 1951. This past September they celebrated 51 years together...
David Moses (01/04/03)
HICKMAN, Ky. -- David Moses, 53, of Hickman, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, Tenn. He was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., to Sam and Judy Wilburn Moses. He married Rebecca Newton...
Robin Gross (01/04/03)
Robin Lynn Gross, 41, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 3, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Bob C. and Verna Kelpe Gross. Robin was a 1979 graduate of Central High School. She was a certified nurse aide at Chateau Girardeau 21 years...
Clara Schabbing (01/05/03)
Clara Schabbing died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at her home in Cape Girardeau. Plans are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Cloit Lee (01/05/03)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Cloit W. Lee, 81, of Poplar Bluff died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. He was born Nov. 12, 1921, at Biggers, Ark., son of Benjamin Franklin and Iva Caliver Lee. He and Jane A. Dornin were married Nov. 10, 1952, at East St. Louis, Ill...
Margaret Salisbury (01/05/03)
Margaret F. Salisbury, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Jack Bixler (01/05/03)
Jack Bixler, 79, of Jackson, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Jan. 21, 1923, at Atkins, Ark., son of Bertie and Katie Muirhead Bixler. He was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church at Sikeston and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion and Masonic Lodge, both in Cape Girardeau. He was part owner of and an accountant with an accounting firm in Arkansas...
James Biggs (01/05/03)
CENTERTOWN, Mo. -- James Marion Biggs, 74, of Centertown, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 17, 1928, in Burkley, Ky., son of William Marion Biggs and Mary Isabelle Brock Biggs. He and Sharon Ann Pinner were married March 17, 1971, at Salem, Mo...
Delores Knuckles (01/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Delores LaQuita Knuckles, 69, of Sikeston died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at her residence due to injuries sustained in a house fire. She was born Jan. 13, 1933, near Canalou, Mo., daughter of William "Bill" and Vernia Rainwater Landers. She and Lloyd Knuckles were married Aug. 17, 1986, in Piggott, Ark...
David Moses (01/05/03)
HICKMAN, Ky. -- David Moses, 53, of Hickman, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, Tenn. He was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., to Sam and Judy Wilburn Moses. He married Rebecca Newton...
Robert King (01/05/03)
Robert "Bob" P. King, 86, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 at the Monticello House in Jackson. Friends may call between 4-8 p.m. today at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 1:30 Monday at the funeral home, followed by interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Fruitland. The Rev. Raymond V. Epps will officiate...
Caden Simmons (01/05/03)
Caden Daniel Simmons died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at the Oklahoma University Children's Hospital. He was born Dec. 30, 2002, son of Daniel L. and Connie Tilley Simmons of Jackson. Survivors include his parents; maternal grandparents, Jimmie and Joyce Tilley of Glenallen, Mo.; paternal grandparents, David and Shirley Simmons of Glenallen; maternal great-grandparents, Alidene King of Glenallen and Morlie Tilley of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Mason Simmons, and a sister, Shaelyn Simmons, both of the home.. ...
Shirley Paschon (01/05/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Shirley Ann Ellis Paschon, 71, of Anna died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Dec. 2, 1931, at Makanda, Ill., daughter of Leland R. and Lelia Maria Chicon Ellis. She and Donald L. Paschon were married Dec. 29, 1951, at Springfield, Ill...
Gabrielle Seiler (01/05/03)
Gabrielle Marie Seiler died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 2, 2003, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Brent D. and Jennifer Marie Lowes Seiler. Survivors include her parents of Jackson; maternal grandparents, Michael G. and Kathy S. Besand Lowes of Cuba, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Glenn R. and Jackie L. Crader Seiler of Leopold, Mo.; and maternal great-grandparents, Doris M. Besand of Perryville, Mo., and Arline B. Lowes of Jackson...
Bobby Ledbetter (01/28/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Bobby J. Ledbetter, 59, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Cairo, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro. He was born March 8, 1943, in Ullin, Ill., son of Roy and Alice Brown Ledbetter. Survivors include two sisters, Eleanor Riggs of Cairo, Peggy Franklin of Pocatello, Idaho; two brothers, Larry Ledbetter of Indianapolis, Ind., and Gary Ledbetter of Mounds, Ill...
Gary Glenzy (01/28/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The funeral for Gary W. "Bear" Glenzy of Pinckneyville, Ill., will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Bruno Catholic Church in Pinckneyville. The Rev. John Venegoni will officiate. Burial will be in a Pinckneyville cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. A prayer vigil will be held at 5 p.m...
John Rhude (01/28/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- John Matthew Rhude, 78, of Fairview Heights, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was born Sept. 21, 1924, in the Ullin area, son of Israel and Ethel Irvin Rhude. He and Marian Brown were married Sept. 20, 1947...
Carol Baker (01/28/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carol K. Baker, 64, of Anna died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. She was born Sept. 13, 1938, in Wichita, Kan., daughter of William and Gladys Edwards Wright. She and William R. Baker were married May 13, 1970, in Mound City, Ill. He died May 19, 1995...
Mary Schrader (01/28/03)
Mary Schrader, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Clyde Wisdom (01/28/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clyde L. "Peck" Wisdom, 73, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. He was born Feb. 10, 1929, son of Hoy and Luttie Whitesell Wisdom. He and Treva Williams were married Nov. 5, 1949. He was a newspaper distributor for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Southeast Missourian, the Commercial Appeal, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. He was a member of First Assembly of God church...
Mary Thomson (01/28/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The funeral for Mary Helen Thomson of Chaffee will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Chaffee. The Rev. Marty Blakey will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at the church after 4 p.m. today at the church. A P.E.O. service will be held at 7...
Irma Halter (01/28/03)
Irma Lee Halter, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William and Nellie Robinson Schwepker. She and Adolph Halter were married July 23, 1949, at Dutchtown. He died Sept. 30, 1980...
Sherrill Alfultis (01/28/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sherrill E. "Al" Alfultis, 59, of Ozark, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at his home. He was born June 26, 1943, in Sikeston, son of Morris and Helen Duncan Alfultis. Alfultis was a diesel mechanic, drag strip racer, and a fishing guide...
Etchel Matthews (01/28/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Etchel Matthews, 76, of East Prairie died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born June 4, 1926, at Bertrand, Mo., son of Lee and Emma Heath Matthews. He and Marcella Thompson were married Aug. 11, 1950, in St. Louis...
Alpha Freeman (01/28/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Alpha Faye Freeman of Benton will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton. Bill Bradley will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo. Friends may call at the chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Charles Hall (01/28/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Charles Allen Hall, 64, of Cairo died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1938, in Hickman, Ky., son of Thurman and Christine Coffee Hall. Hall retired as a machinist from Milco Manufacturing, where he worked more than 20 years...
Lillian Bellamy (01/28/03)
Lillian B. Bellamy, 90, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at Maranatha Village in Springfield, Mo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marie Brown (01/28/03)
Marie Brown, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at her home. She was born Nov. 6, 1911, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of John L. and Dora Hardy Crider. She and Lowell H. Brown were married Sept. 7, 1933, in Cairo, Ill. He preceded her in death Jan. 17, 1963...
Marie Brown (01/27/03)
Marie Brown, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Gary Glenzy (01/27/03)
PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. -- Gary Glenzy, 63, of Pinckneyville, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at Pinckneyville Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Pyatt-Harrawood Funeral Home in Pinckneyville.
Mary Thomson (01/27/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Helen Thomson, 89, of Chaffee died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are pending with Amick Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
William Evans (01/26/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- William Norton "Dude" Evans, 84, of Bloomfield, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at the John Cochran Veterans Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born March 31, 1918, at Hickman, Ky., son of William and Nettie Lee Johnston Evans. He and Lois Lovella Frix were married Oct. 26, 1946...
Clyde Wisdom (01/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clyde "Peck" Wisdom, 73, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Hunter Acres Caring Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Stella Esselman (01/26/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stella Marie Esselman, 93, of Perryville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 11, 1909, daughter of Fred and Mary Louise Cissell Moore. She and David Edward Esselman were married Feb. 22, 1927, at Perryville. He died June 6, 1982...
Lucille McCamy (01/26/03)
COLUMBIA, Tenn. -- Lucille Tooke Westfall McCamy, 87, of Columbia died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at Maury Regional Hospital. She was born in Piedmont, Mo., daughter of Robert Tooke. She was the widow of Alston R. McCamy. She was a former long-time resident of Indianapolis and worked as a waitress in the Indianapolis area with McShane's Restaurant and Bradley's BBQ. She was a licensed beautician and cosmetologist...
James Sneed (01/26/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- James J. "Jack" Sneed, 89, of Benton died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Sydney Stroup (01/26/03)
Sydney Alan Stroup of Scott City died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 24, 2003, son of Glendon Ray Stroup and Erica Susan Partin. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Rylee Stroup of Scott City; his grandparents, Ben and Liana Partin of Scott City, Randy and Deb Stroup of Chaffee, Mo., and Janice Thomas and Edward Thomas of Jacksonville, N.C...
Callie Dockins (01/26/03)
Callie Allison Dockins, age 3 days, first daughter of Jamey and Dee Dee Sarff Dockins of Jackson, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Friends may call today, Jan. 26, between 4 to 7 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral service will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a private graveside committal service. Dr. Derek Staples and the Rev. Raymond McAfee will officiate...
Charlene Hillhouse (01/26/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Charlene Kunz Hillhouse, age 81, a resident of Charleston, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Aug. 7, 1921, in Wyatt, Mo., to the late Charles Anthony and Anna Lee Hutcheson Kunz. She lived her entire life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Wyatt United Methodist Church...
Dillman Reisenbichler (01/26/03)
Dillman R. Reisenbichler, age 73, of Pocahontas passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at his home. Friends may call between 3 and 8 p.m. today, Jan. 26, 2003, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson and after 10 a.m. at the church on Monday. The funeral service will be Monday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, followed by interment in the church cemetery. The Rev. Robert Mann will officiate...
Dorothy Schabbing (01/26/03)
Dorothy M. Schabbing, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at her home. She was born June 24, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Herman and Mary E. Volz Schabbing. She and her sister, Clara, lived on the family farm all their lives. She was supervisor of Central Services at Southeast Missouri Hospital and had worked at International Shoe Factory and Superior Electric. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau and St. Mary's Council of Catholic Women...
Alpha Freeman (01/27/03)
MORELY, Mo. -- Alpha Faye Freeman, 93, of Morley died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Rosa James (01/27/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Rosa Lee James, 80, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born Aug. 28, 1922, in Cairo, daughter of Richard and Essie Howard James. Survivors include a sister, Marian James of Chicago; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
James Sneed (01/27/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- James J. "Jack" Sneed, 89, of Benton died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 18, 1913, in Tulu, Ky., son of Thomas Jefferson and Sarah Elizabeth Rogers Sneed. He and Lucille Mary Enderle were married Oct. 15, 1941, in Kelso, Mo...
James Merchant (01/26/03)
ZALMA, Mo. -- James C. Merchant, 78, of Zalma died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 9, 1924, at Haileville, Okla., son of William and May Crowder Merchant. He was a former resident of Madison, Ill., before moving to Zalma 13 years ago. He was a retired maintenance man for Marhan Trucking in Madison. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II...
Carolyn Poe (01/28/03)
Carolyn Sue Poe, 61, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 25, 1941, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Cletis O. and Myrtle Goode Gilles. She and Ronald Poe were married Dec. 31, 1957, in Cape Girardeau. Carolyn was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ladies Altar Guild, and Jackson Noon Optimists...
Louise Wiley (01/30/03)
Louise "Red" Wiley, 74, of Haywood City, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Feb. 5, 1928, to Harry and Lorean Hardin Jones in Shuqualak, Miss. She was married to Thomas Wiley Jan. 27, 1960. He preceded her in death...
Ruth Guthrie (01/30/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Graveside service for Ruth A. Guthrie of Cobden will be held at 1:45 p.m. today at Cobden Cemetery. The Rev. Clifford Heil will officiate. Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden after 12:30 p.m. Guthrie, 79, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at Jackson County Nursing Home in Murphysboro, Ill...
Howard Hager (01/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Howard D. Hager, 89, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 1, 1913, in Perry County, son of Jasper and Elizabeth Cashion Hager. He and Sylva Farrar were married Jan. 23, 1937. She died Jan. 31, 1982...
Kenneth Peyton (01/30/03)
Kenneth E. Peyton, 68, of Gig Harbor, Wash., passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, with his family by his bedside at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., following a brief battle with leukemia. He was born Jan. 14, 1935, in Monticello, Miss. Upon retiring from the military, he spent 20 years in Cape Girardeau, where he was a physician's assistant in otolaryngology for Dr. Perry T. Roberts...
Kathryn Amos (01/30/03)
Kathryn "Kate" Amos, 76, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 29, 1926, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Earl and Anna Mae Redfern Sanders. She and Nelson Amos were married April 4, 1947, at Chaffee...
Robert Shelton (01/31/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Shelton, 74, of Anna died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Ines Nickell (01/31/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ines Nickell, 77, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 23, 1926, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of Robert and Mary King. She and Merlin Nickell were married July 3, 1948. He died Dec. 8, 2000...
Charles Seabaugh (01/31/03)
Charles Norton Seabaugh, 87, of Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Howard Barnes (01/31/03)
Howard F. Barnes, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Marie Anderson (01/31/03)
Marie Luella Anderson, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born March 2, 1914, at Jackson, daughter of Roy S. and Rosa Ellen Jones Fox. She and George B. Anderson were married Oct. 18, 1936. He died March 2, 1963...
Dr. Earl Hanebrink (01/31/03)
Dr. Earl Lee Hanebrink, 78, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center. He was born March 24, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harry and Augusta Fornkohl Hanebrink. He married Vernelia McCrady. Hanebrink received a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University, master's degree from the University of Mississippi, and doctorate at Oklahoma State University...
Jack Jones (01/31/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Jack D. Jones, 63, of Dongola, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 7, 1939, in Union County, son of John and Mae Adams Jones. Jones was a retired crane operator. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 318 and Anna Moose Lodge...
Lillian Bellamy (01/31/03)
Lillian Beatrice Pierce was born May 16, 1912, to Edna Irene and Orren Pierce in Cape Girardeau. She married Charles W. Bellamy Feb. 7, 1940. He preceded her in death Aug. 22, 1965. She worked for Himmelberger-Harrison, Cape Girardeau Country Club, Buckner-Ragsdale, and owned Sands Pancake House. She was a lifetime member of Centenary United Methodist Church, and also belonged to the Rebekahs, Eastern Star, PWP, and lived most of her life in Cape...
Steven Stavig (01/30/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Steven Lee Stavig, 43, of Cairo died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Jan. 29, 1959, in Watertown, S.D., son of Edward Milton and Irene Marie Wokenfus Stavig. Stavig was a 1977 graduate of Guymon High School in Guymon, Okla. He worked in the oil and gas industry, and attended Trinity Lutheran Church. He moved to Cairo in 2000...
Linda Tubbs (01/30/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Linda H. Tubbs, 98, of Nashville, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Nashville. She was born Aug. 20, 1904, at Advance, daughter of Fredrick and Clara Sparfeld Bock. She and Leland Floyd Tubbs Sr. were married April 3, 1932, at Whitewater. He died Oct. 1, 1998...
Jewel Jordan (01/30/03)
Jewel Jordan, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Jimmy and MayZella Macklin Lyles. She and Charles Grigsby were married in 1951 in Chicago. She later married Jasper Jordan in 1961...
Everett Settle (01/29/03)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Everett "Smokey" Settle, 94, of Fredericktown, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at ClaRu DeVille Nursing Center in Fredericktown. He was born July 19, 1908, at Twelve Mile, Mo., son of Edward J. and Mary Jane Graham Settle. He married Hazel Dorothy Kemp, who preceded him in death...
Paul Corzine (01/29/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Paul E. Corzine, 85, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Union County, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at his home. He was born June 16, 1917, in Balcom, Ill., son of Claude C. and Myrtle Corzine. He first married Mary Frances Tripp. She preceded him in death. He later married Charlotte Bruning Newell...
Mary Schrader (01/29/03)
Mary I. Schrader, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 5, 1921, at Mansfield, Mo., daughter of Ira and Lola Pope Brazeal. She and Charles F. "Dopey" Schrader were married Aug. 8, 1942, in Spartanburg, S.C...
Carol Revelle (01/29/03)
Carol Ann Revelle, 55, of St. Louis died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at her home. She was born March 11, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of L.T. and Vernell Propst Eakins. She and Jimmie Revelle were married May 25, 1973. He died in July 1997. Revelle was a dietitian many years, retiring from Truman Center in 2002 because of ill health. She was a member of First Baptist Church in St. Louis...
Noriko Martin (01/29/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Noriko Martin, 45, of Japan died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, in Japan. She was born May 14, 1957, in Japan. Survivors include a daughter, Angela Martin, and a son, Matthew Martin, both of Perryville. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Thomas Bass will officiate...
Bobby Pearson (01/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bobby Pearson, 55, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 21, 1947, at Commerce, Mo., son of Woodrow and Lillie Mae Allen Pearson. He and Twana Mills were married Oct. 15, 2001. Pearson attended Kelly High School at Benton, Mo. He worked at Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid, Mo., 25 years...
Jennie Tims (01/29/03)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Jennie Tims, 81, of Lilbourn died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born Jan. 13, 1922, at Delbert, Mo., daughter of Fred and Kathryn "Katie" Crosno. She married Winford Tims, who preceded her in death...
Delores Newton (01/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Delores Newton of Sikeston will be held at 1 p.m. today at Trinity Gospel Church, with Larry Davis officiating. Burial will be in Sikeston Memorial Park Cemetery. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Newton, 59, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003...
Clint Hensley Sr. (01/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Clint McKenzie Hensley Sr. of Sikeston will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Carl Addison will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery, with military rites by Missouri Military Funeral Honor Guard...
Mary Lochmann (01/29/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Lochmann, 77, of Anna died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at the home of a granddaughter in Jackson, Mo. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Norma Brothers (01/29/03)
Norma Dorothy Brothers, 85, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at her home. She was born March 21, 1917, in Jackson, daughter of Louis and Ida Zschille Ristig. She and Robert L. Brothers were married June 4, 1938, in Luxora, Ark. Norma worked at the former International Shoe Co. in Jackson and the former Florsheim Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau, retiring in 1979. She was a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson...
Mary Lochmann (01/30/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary E. "Nana" Lochmann, 77, of Anna died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at the home of a granddaughter in Jackson, Mo. She was born June 17, 1925, at Lick Creek, Ill., daughter of Grover and Ella Brasel Landis. She and David P. Lochmann were married Sept. 25, 1953. He died Feb. 28, 1978...
Rachael Nolley (01/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rachael Loduska Nolley, 90, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born June 16, 1912, in Birmingham, Ala., daughter of James Nathaniel and Nancy Jane Bradley. She and Lindsey H. Nolley were married Sept. 8, 1929, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. He died July 6, 1993...
Evelyn Irwin (01/31/03)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Evelyn L. Irwin, 84, of Perkins passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1918, at Farrenburg, Mo., daughter of Walter and Sylvia Lane Lenon. She and Charles Irwin were married Sept. 3, 1933, at Jackson. He died Jan. 20,1982...
'Holly' Adams (01/17/03)
James "Holly" Adams, 84, of Scott City died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born Nov. 14, 1918, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of James and Laura Adams. He and Wilma Laverne Downs were married March 8, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 21, 1996...
Myrtle Williams (01/19/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Myrtle Ora Williams, 87, of Anna died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born April 30, 1915, in Pope County, daughter of Samuel and Anna Towns Bryan. In 1941, she married J.B. Lambert, who preceded her in death. She later married Elbert Williams in 1960. He died June 28, 1975...
Thelma Thomson (01/19/03)
Thelma Marie Thomson, 91, of Desloge, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington, Mo. She was born Dec. 8, 1911, at Mine La Motte, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Mary Spray LaBrot. She and Dr. William A. Thomson were married April 17, 1937, at St. Louis. He died March 22, 1994...
Jessie Henderson (01/19/03)
Jessie Giles Henderson, 95, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Wickliffe, Ky., died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Milner and Orr Funeral Home in Wickliffe.
The Rev. Loy Barks (01/19/03)
The Rev. Loy Barks, 98, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Burl Statler (01/19/03)
Burl Rusby Statler died on Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. The funeral service will be at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 20. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. on Monday prior to the service, with the Rev. Jimmie Corbin officiating. Burial will follow at Cape Girardeau Memorial Park Cemetery. Full military rites will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3838 and the Missouri Honor Team...
Jessie Henderson (01/20/03)
Jessie Giles Henderson, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 12, 1908, in Balard County, Ky., daughter of Frank and Mattie Remley Giles. She was a former resident of Wickliffe, Ky., and retired as a professor with Southeast Missouri State University. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cape Girardau...
Emma Combs (01/20/03)
Emma "Daisy" Combs, 85, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 21, 1917, in Neely's Landing, Mo., daughter of William H. and Magaleana Ann Schwettman Foeste. In 1935, she married Paul Wilson Eaves. He preceded her in death. In 1942, she married Edward Decker. He preceded her in death. In 1952, she married Morris L. Combs. He preceded her in death...
Marybelle Grossheider (01/20/03)
Marybelle Grossheider, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan.19, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Richard Whitehead (01/20/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Richard W. Whitehead, 53, of Charleston died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. He was born Dec. 13, 1949, in Mississippi County, son of William C. and Lucy Pauline Farmer Whitehead. He was a member of the United Methodist Church...
The Rev. Loy Barks (01/20/03)
The Rev. Loy L. Barks, age 98, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Pringle and the Rev. Mike Huffman officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Chester Wallis (01/20/03)
Chester L. Wallis, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Ila Marshall (01/21/03)
The funeral for Ila Marshall of St. Louis was held Saturday at Kutis South County Chapel in St. Louis. Burial was in the Hitt family cemetery at Delta. Marshall, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 20, 1921, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Albert and Louise Hitt...
Johnsy Holt (01/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Johnsy Minyon Holt, 86, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 24, 1916, in Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Charles M. and Nettie Fisher Turner. She and Floyd Ellis Holt were married Dec. 11, 1943, in Sikeston. He died Oct. 26, 1986...
Venus Martin (01/19/03)
Venus C. Martin, 91, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 8, 1911, near Oak Ridge, Mo., daughter of Robert and Fannie Reid Cotner. She and William D. Martin were married Sept. 26, 1934. He died July 10, 1984...
Zella Davenport (01/19/03)
Zella Mae Davenport, 89, of Warrenton, Mo., and a former resident of the former Lutesville, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at the Crossroads Regional Hospital in Wentzville, Mo. She was born Dec. 24, 1913, in Doniphan, Mo., daughter of Loyd and Elsie Brooks Hornbuckle. She married Lonnie McCallie. He preceded her in death. She later married Jess Davenport. He also preceded her in death...
Irene Feltz (01/19/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene Lillian Feltz, 83, of Perryville died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 14, 1919, at Colncurry, Australia, daughter of Leslie John Creedon and Margareta Catherine Sciarmella Creedon. She and Dr. Lawrence W. Feltz were married Feb. 14, 1944. He died Jan. 5, 1992...
Larry Davis (01/17/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Larry Davis, 43, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 13, 1959, at Charleston, Mo., son of Henry Miles Davis and Sonya M. Long. Survivors include his father of Sikeston; 10 brothers, Bobby Davis of Sikeston, Keith, Danny, Freddie and Jamie Long, all of Cape Girardeau, Tim and Gregory Davis and Wilborun McCain of Charleston, Kerry Davis of Florissant, Mo., David Davis of Kansas City, Mo.; five sisters, Barbara Jackson, Sheila Long and Valerie Craig of Sikeston, Evonne Cassel and Doris Davis of Charleston.. ...
Ida Hennemann (01/17/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ida M. Hennemann, 92, of Perryville died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 12, 1910, in Perry County, daughter of Joseph S. and Julia A. Yeager Lancaster. She and Herbert L. Hennemann were married June 27, 1934, in Perryville. He died Feb. 20, 1999...
Joseph Scherer (01/17/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Joseph E. Scherer, 59, of Advance died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 14, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Bertha Glastetter Scherer. He and Jackie Metheny were married April 24, 1965, at Illmo...
Lurlene Reitermann (01/17/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lurlene "Tiny" Reitermann, 89, of Forest Park, Ga., died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, at Southern Regional Hospital in Riverdale, Ga. She was the daughter of Oscar and Biddie Flippo Adams. She married Emil Reitermann. Reitermann was retired from Delta Air Lines. She attended Rock-Cut Baptist Church in Conley, Ga. She was formerly of Graves County, Ky...
Harold Sprenger (01/17/03)
Harold Edwin Sprenger, 87, of Scott City died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at his home. He was born July 5, 1915, at Illmo, son of August and Amanda Ristig Sprenger. He and Eileen Alwine Emile were married March 24, 1940, at Illmo. She died Feb. 3, 2000...
Alpha Plunk (01/17/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alpha Plunk, 84, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Old Union, Tenn., daughter of John and Della Moore Burney. She married Claude Plunk, who died Dec. 23, 1992. Plunk had worked at International Shoe Co. in Sikeston, Garment Factory in New Madrid, Mo., and retired as a presser at Grove Co. in Sikeston...
Barbara Baldwin (01/17/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- A memorial service for Barbara Baldwin of Sikeston will be held at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home. The Rev. Lee Fansler will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until time of service. Baldwin, 62, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Charles Griffaw Jr. (01/17/03)
Funeral Mass for Charles Griffaw Jr. of Elsberry, Mo., was held Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elsberry. The Rev. Bill Beier officiated. Burial was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry was in charge of arrangements...
Jim Boston (01/17/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Thomas Boston, 76, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 3, 1926, in Sikeston, son of John C. and Nettie Ann Cauthran Boston. He and Dorothy Marie Gardner were married Oct. 4, 1947, in St. Louis...
Faye Rush (01/18/03)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Winnia Faye Rush, 63, of Bernie died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Jan. 2, 1940, in Winston County, Ala., daughter of William Travis and Laveda Sewell Garrison. She and John Rush were married June 30, 1956, at Kennett, Mo...
Howard Kitchen (01/18/03)
Howard S. "Sam" Kitchen, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at Life Care Center. He was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Cairo, Ill., son of William Paul and Fredrieka Pearl Kneibert Kitchen. Kitchen had been a construction worker. Survivors include four brothers, Gene Kitchen of Chicago, the Rev. Bill Kitchen of McClure, Ill., Doug and Larry Kitchen of Cape Girardeau; and a sister, Jo Anne Blattel of Cape Girardeau...
Thelma Thomson (01/18/03)
Thelma Thomson, 92, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at Mineral Area Medical Center in Farmington, Mo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Clem Freese (01/18/03)
Clem Freese, 90, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Clem was born Nov. 26, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clemens L. and Josephine Roling Freese. He and Suenell Wissman were married April 11, 1936, in Cape Girardeau...
Alice Decker (01/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alice Marie Figley Decker, 75, of Sikeston, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Aug. 30, 1927, in Shade Switch, Mo., daughter of Finch and Zelma Pelham Frankum. She and James E. Figley were married Sept. 1, 1944, in Blytheville, Ark. He died Nov. 4, 1972. She then married Homer Decker April 3, 1976, in Sikeston. He died Nov. 29, 1992...
Jeffrey Pobst (01/21/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jeffrey Pobst, 43, of Chaffee died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at his home. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo.
Beulah McAllister (01/24/03)
MCGEE, Mo. -- Beulah E. McAllister, 92, of Clio, Mich., died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at Fonton Extended Care. She was born Oct. 23, 1910, at McGee, daughter of Charles and Etta McDaniel Walk. She married Zera McAllister, who preceded her in death...
Margaret Thorne (01/24/03)
Margaret A. Thorne, 63, of Jackson, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born May 7, 1939, in Delta, daughter of Robert L. and Orpha Dysinger Brown. She and Jerry Lee Thorne were married Oct. 29, 1956. He died Aug. 12, 1994...
Vaudie Roberts (01/24/03)
Vaudie Hazel Roberts, 86, formerly of Sikeston and Diehlstadt died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born March 1, 1916, in Jasper, Ala., daughter of Henry and Martha Jane Simmons Aldridge. She and Audis Ervin Roberts were married Sept. 13, 1941, in Double Springs, Ala. He died Oct. 7, 1986...
Irene Johns (01/24/03)
Irene Brasher Johns, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born May 21, 1916, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Oscar L. and Ethel McClard Clifton. She and Cleo Johns Sr. were married June 8, 2000, in Paducah, Ky...
Goldie McCullough (01/24/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Goldie I. McCullough, 89, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 5, 1913, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Holly and Altha Lawrence Powless. Mrs. McCullough retired as an aide at Jacksonville Mental Health and Developmental Center in Jacksonville, Ill. She was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Ill., and attended Lake Milligan Baptist Church in Miller City, Ill...
Elba Welker (01/25/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elba M. Welker, 83, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 26, 1919, in Perry County, daughter of Clell A. and Emma M. Kline Gibbar. She and Robert L. Welker were married April 19, 1941, at Brewer, Mo...
Callie Dockins (01/25/03)
Callie Allison Dockins, three days, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She is the daughter of Jamey and Dee Dee Sarff Dockins of Jackson. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday.
James Crader (01/25/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James Oliver Crader, 56, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 19, 1946, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Lester W.F. and Marcia Goskie Crader. He and Sylvia Gipson were married May 13, 1988, at Grassy, Mo...
The Rev. Laura Stoner (01/25/03)
The Rev. Laura Marie Stoner, 64, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 3, 1938, in Careywood, Idaho, daughter of the Rev. Jesse and Lutie Kennedy Jett. She and Charles Kenneth Stoner were married Jan. 7, 1959. He died April 22, 1997...
Dillman Reisenbichler (01/25/03)
Dillman R. Reisenbichler, 73, of Pocahontas, Mo., died on Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Grace Phelps (01/25/03)
Grace "Virginia" Phelps, 82, of Burfordville died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at Heartland Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 18, 1920, near Burfordville, daughter of Chester F. and Kate Burford Phelps. Phelps was a member of First Baptist Church...
Donald Shrum (01/25/03)
Donald Lee Shrum, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. He was born Jan. 20, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Milton and Virginia Ridings Shrum. He and Phyllis Aaron were married Sept. 21, 1983, in Cape Girardeau...
Patricia Riggs (01/25/03)
Patricia R. "Patti" Riggs, 50, a longtime resident of Snohomish County, Wash., passed away at her home in Mill Creek, Wash., on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003. She was born Oct. 16, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Claude and Opal Young Riggs. Patti grew up in Washington's Sedro-Woolley and Mount Vernon areas, attending school in Mount Vernon until moving to Snohomish County 36 years ago...
Rose Tidwell (01/24/03)
The funeral for Rose Adeline Tidwell of Cape Girardeau will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Lloyd Engelmann will officiate. Burial will be in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today...
Donald Shrum (01/23/03)
Donald Lee Shrum, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rose Tidwell (01/23/03)
Rose A. Tidwell, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Chester Wallis (01/21/03)
Chester Louis Wallis, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born June 20, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Chester H. and Clara Brunke Wallis. He and Alma Mae Bock were married Dec. 5, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Rudolph Engelmann (01/21/03)
Rudolph M. Engelmann, 85, of Egypt Mills died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 25, 1917, at Oak Ridge, son of John R. and Esther Cobble Engelmann. He and Verna Mills were married Aug. 3, 1940, in St. Clair, Mo. She died June 4, 1991...
Marybelle Grossheider (01/21/03)
Marybelle A. Grossheider passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at the age of 83. A lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau County, she resided in her home on Route W before moving to the Lutheran Home three years ago. She was born Oct. 15, 1919, to John and Alma Job Schulte. She married Robert Grossheider April 28, 1945. He preceded her in death Sept. 13, 1995...
Linda Winchester (01/22/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Linda "Marie" Winchester, 64, of Advance died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at her home. She was born May 4, 1938, in Cumberland City, Tenn., daughter of Robert W. and Bertie Lee Pulley Smith. She and Jerry Edward Winchester were married in December 1962 in St. Louis...
Jeffrey Pobst (01/22/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The funeral for Jeffrey Frank Pobst of Chaffee will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, Mo. The Rev. James Seyer will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran after 4 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 6:30...
Jerry Winberry (01/23/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jerry Franklin Winberry, 54, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 15, 1948, in Stanton, Tenn., son of Joseph and Mary Barrett Winberry. He and Sandy G. Graham were married May 25, 1974, at Elvins, Mo...
Ann Simpson (01/23/03)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Ann Simpson, 88, of Leopold died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 15, 1914, at Richwoods, Mo., daughter of John and Sadie Steggers Shoults. She and Walter Simpson were married June 5, 1937, at Richwoods. He died May 17, 1991...
Dorothy Foister (01/23/03)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Dorothy Nell Foister, 83, of Morley died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 29, 1919, at Morley, daughter of Albert and Martha Ella Ragland Parker. She and George Willis Foister were married Oct. 17, 1939. He died Jan. 20, 1978...
Austyn Willey (01/23/03)
Austyn James Willey was stillborn Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Alexis James Willey and Amanda Jo Gray of Scott City; paternal grandparents, Dennis and Lisa Willey of Eldon, Mo., Cliff and Stacie Hester of Scott City; maternal grandparents, Jimmy Gray and Paula Gray of Scott City; paternal great-grandparents, Merle Miles of Bethel, Mo., Hazel Scott of Irving, Texas; and maternal great-grandmother, Josephine Gray of Scott City.. ...
Bret Hughes (01/23/03)
Bret N. Hughes, 40, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Nov. 29, 1962, in Chicago, son of Barry N. Hughes and Bonnie S. Buente McCarter. He and Sarah L. Holshouser were married Dec. 23, 2001. Hughes attended Woodland High School, and attended Thornton Junior College in Chicago. He worked at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. He moved to Cape Girardeau in 2002 from Arizona...
Catherine McConnell (01/23/03)
Catherine Virginia "Katy" Poole McConnell, 77, of Clarence, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at her home. She was born March 16, 1925, near Emden, Mo., daughter of Adelbert Lee and Susie Gertrude Calvert Wood. She and Robert Marvin Poole were married Dec. 20, 1953. He died Oct. 18, 1961. She later married Leon "Pete" McConnell Aug. 16, 1969. He died March 6, 1999...
Frank Blessing (01/23/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Frank H. Blessing of Anna will be held at 1 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Bon Reynolds will officiate. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home until time of service...
Hurshel Holmes (01/23/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Hurshel B. Holmes, 72, of Advance died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born Feb. 11, 1930, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Hurshel B. and Katie Estes Holmes. He and Jacqueline Dupuy were married Dec. 27, 1955. Holmes had worked for the U.S. Postal Service and was a teacher. He was an X-ray technician in the U.S. Air Force...
Dwight Jones (01/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Dwight Jones, 74, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born March 22, 1928, in Sikeston, son of William Wood and Annell Lee Lambert Jones. He and Charlotte Lee Burch were married in 1953, and she died in 1978...