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Obituaries from February 2003

Ora Hope (02/08/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ora M. Hope, 89, of Chaffee died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, in Rockview, Mo. She was born Aug. 14, 1913, in Pulaski, Ill., daughter of Gary F. and Mary Wooly Kennedy. She and George William Hope were married in 1949 in Cape Girardeau. He died March 3, 1962...
Michael Kies (02/10/03)
Michael B. Kies, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at his residence. He was born Jan. 26, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of David J. and Vergie M. Eakins Kies. He and Gloria Jean Langston were married June 28, 1986, in Jackson. He was of the Methodist faith and was a member of Elks Lodge 639 and Eagles Aerie 3775 in Cape Girardeau. ...
Roxie Stone (02/10/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Roxie M. Emerson Stone, 60, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born July 8, 1942, in Morley, Mo., daughter of John Mac and Ossie Mae Pratt Emerson. She had been a waitress at Ramada Inn in Sikeston and was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church...
Willa Link (02/10/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Willa Dean Link, 80, of Bloomfield, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at her residence. She was born Feb. 14, 1922, in Bloomfield, daughter of Robert and Mary Henson McDowell. Survivors include a son, Marvin Link of Advance, Mo.; a brother, Paul McDowell of Galion, Ohio; two sisters, Delphia Ivy of Mt. Vernon, Ill., and Clorine Glass of Dexter; and a granddaughter...
Lillian Hartline (02/10/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lillian C. Hartline, 92, of Anna died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at the City Care Center in Anna. Arrangements are incomplete at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
William Early (02/10/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William Jack Early, formerly of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Keith Anderson (02/10/03)
Keith Thomas Anderson, 23, of Scott City died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Rex Lewis (02/10/03)
Rex Lewis, 84, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Amy Steck (02/10/03)
Amy Nell Steck, 83, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Nolen Aldridge (02/10/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Noel Dale Aldridge, 78, of Anna, Ill., formerly of Cobden died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.
Truman Cole Jr. (02/11/03)
Truman R. Cole Jr., 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Otto Schlichting (02/10/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Otto J. Schlichting, 87, of Wittenberg, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at the Monticello Home in Jackson. He was born Feb. 2, 1916, in Farrar, Mo., son of Martin and Laura Fiehler Schlichting. He and Martha Werner were married Nov. 26, 1949, in St. Louis. She died June 23, 2002...
Nolen Aldridge (02/10/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nolen "Dale" Aldridge, 78, of Anna, formerly of Cobden, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at his residence. He was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Cobden, Ill., son of Jesse and Edna Sheppard Aldridge. He and Rose Marie Piipke were married Dec. 8, 1984, in Cobden...
Clarence Black Jr. (02/08/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clarence Preston "Junior" Black Jr., 82, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born April 17, 1920, at Wyatt, Mo., son of Clarence Preston and Dollie Mae Graham Black. He and Louise Murphy were married May 15, 1949. She died May 31, 1977. He and Joanna Taylor were married Oct. 13, 1978. She died Feb. 10, 2001...
Clara Lambky (02/08/03)
Clara Lambky, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 6, 1909, in Hope, Kan., daughter of Frederich August Henry and Clara Sophia Marie Schimming. She and Walter E. Lambky were married March 6, 1938, in Wichita, Kan. He died Oct. 19, 1983...
Ray Kuhl (02/08/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ray J. Kuhl, 77, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at the home of his sister. He was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Tamaroa, Ill., son of Albert J. and Lulu Doolin Kuhl. He and Maureen Bernhill were married Feb. 20, 1976, in Peoria, Ill. She died Oct. 16, 1982...
William Versheldon Sr. (02/09/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William J. Versheldon Sr., 89, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 10, 1913, at Perry County, Mo., son of August and Anna Gotto Versheldon. He and Ruth A. Zoellner were married March 17, 1933...
Flossie Chapman (02/09/03)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Flossie E'Lois Chapman, 79, of Grassy died Saturday, Feb. 8 2003 at Marble Hill, Mo. She was born July 13, 1923, at Judsonia, Ark., daughter of James E. and Allie Kemp Walker. She and Harley James Chapman were married Jan. 4, 1943, in Bloomfield, Mo. He died Jan. 5, 1968...
Mary Shuffit (02/09/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mary Ellen Shuffit, 81, of Benton died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 20, 1921, at Morley, Mo., daughter of George Miles and Birdie O'Neal. She and J.W. Shuffit were married July 26, 1951. He died in April 1980...
Bertha Horrell (02/09/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bertha Jane Horrell, 91, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 1, 1911, at Leopold, Mo., daughter of Jacob H. and Adelheid Jansen Elfrink. She and Christopher Horrell were married May 17, 1932. He died Jan. 7, 1974...
Margaret Alexander (02/09/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret Ellen Alexander, 82, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 11, 1920, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of Robert Franklin and Susan Frances Heath McGill. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Sikeston. She owned and operated Margaret's Beauty Shop in Sikeston for many years...
Jeanette Ramsey (02/09/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jeanette Ramsey, 63, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 3, 1939, in Itta-Bena, Miss., daughter of Naomi Holmes Moore Manning of Pocahontas, Ark., and the late Fontell Moore. She and L.D. Ramsey were married July 28, 1965. He died Sept. 9, 1975...
Lanie Black (02/09/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lanie G. "Leather" Black, 84, of Charleston died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Home. He was born July 9, 1918 at Naylor, Mo., son of Lanie G. and Sara Oliver Black Sr. He and Sue Belle Whitehead were married July 11, 1945. She died Oct. 5, 1973...
Roger Rutherford (02/11/03)
Roger Rutherford, 58, of Eugene, Ore., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, in Eugene. He was born Jan. 22, 1945, in Buhl, Idaho, the son of Lloyd and Kathleen Walpole Rutherford. He first married Pat Shorthouse in Twin Falls, Idaho, in 1966. He then married Mary Foster in Cape Girardeau on June 24, 1994...
Violet Stone (02/11/03)
Violet Louise Stone, 80, of Paducah, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was born May 25, 1922, in Medina, Tenn., daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth Todd Shands. She and Robert Marshall were married Nov. 12, 1938. He died Oct. 18, 1959. She and Joe Stone were married April 18, 1960. He died June 24, 2001...
Charles Holland (02/12/03)
Charles E. "Chuck" Holland, 62, of Pinellas Park, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at Hospice Woodside of Pinellas Park. He was born at Kewanee, Mo. Holland had been a barber at Top Style Barber Shop in Jackson. He moved to Pinellas Park in 1989 from Cape Girardeau...
Jimmy Emerson (02/12/03)
Jimmy Emerson, 63, of Sikeston, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at his home after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Benton Funeral Home.
William Kinder (02/12/03)
William Vincent Kinder, 53, of Irving, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas, Texas. He is formerly of Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from noon to 2 p.m. Monday...
James Bollinger (02/12/03)
James H. Bollinger, 72, of Scott City, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at the Lutherhan Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Ola Bolles (02/12/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ola Mae Bolles, 80, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Holly Springs, Miss., daughter of Louis and Georgia Kizer Sr. She married O.B. Bolles, who preceded her in death...
Lorraine Cooper (02/12/03)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Lorraine Cooper, 76, of McClure died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 31, 1927, in Ashland, Ky., daughter of Oak and Etta McPeek Ball. She first married John W. Russell Sr. in 1957 in Covington, Ky. She later married Tom Crawford Cooper Sept. 10, 1980, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 15, 1982...
Otto Enax (02/12/03)
Otto Enax, 61, of Dexter, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston, Mo. He was born Nov. 13, 1941, to Otto Richard Enax and Lillie Enax at Norfolk, Va. Enax married Elaine Ann Vanderpool on Dec. 18, 1960, at Belton, Mo. She survives of the home...
Mark Robertson (02/12/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mark Wayne Robertson, 28, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 18, 1974, in St. Louis, son of Mike and Cristine Boever Robertson. Survivors include his parents of Perryville; two brothers, James Robertson of Perryville, Matthew Robertson of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Margaret Robertson of Perryville; paternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Iwanda and Rudy Williams of Paris, Tenn...
Henry McCormick (02/12/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Henry E. McCormick, 79, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 1, 1923, at Charleston, Mo., son of Richard B. and Mable Trousdale McCormick. He and Barbara Allen were married April 1, 1949...
Kenneth Kesler (02/12/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Kenneth Kesler, 76, of Ullin died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Ullin, son of Lionel and Elsie Sheffer Kesler. He and Virginia Sydenstricker were married Jan. 6, 1946. She died April 1, 1996...
Irma Von Nida (02/12/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Irma L. Von Nida, 76, of Mayfield, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Cairo, daughter of Jerry and Martha Denfip Wilson. She and Gordon O. Von Nida were married Aug. 23, 1941, in Charleston, Mo. He died April 29, 1999...
Larry Sweitzer (02/12/03)
SMITHTON, Ill. -- The funeral for Larry Edward Sweitzer of Smithton will be held at 3 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden, Ill. Msgr. Tom Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m...
Stellene Carroll (02/11/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Stellene V. Carroll, 83, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born June 18, 1919, in Essex, Mo., daughter of James Edward and Gertie Holt Babb. She first married George Downen, who preceded her in death in 1948. She later married Lewis Carroll, who preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 1988...
Bertha Holke (02/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bertha G. Holke, 104, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 28, 1898, at Friedheim, Mo., daughter of John L. and Matilda Haupt Grossheider. She and H.J. Holke were married June 3, 1917...
William Earley (02/11/03)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- William "Jack" Earley, 85, of Peoria, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. He was born July 30, 1917, at Morehouse, Mo., son of Charles and Gertrude Brown Earley. He and Juanita A. Bush were married Oct. 13, 1946, in Cairo, Ill. She died March 14, 2000...
Lillian Hartline (02/11/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lillian Hartline, 92, of Anna died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at City Care Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1910, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of Will and Cora Hill Christian. Hartline worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. more than 30 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church...
Madge Pylate (02/11/03)
The funeral for Madge Eris Pylate of Caruthersville, Mo., was held Sunday at Jordan Funeral Home in Kosciusko, Miss. The Rev. Barry Corbett officiated. Burial was in Parkway Cemetery at Kosciusko. H.S. Smith Funeral Home in Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements...
Otto Schlichting (02/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The funeral for Otto J. Schlichting of Wittenberg, Mo., will be held at 10 a.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Mo. The Rev. Ronald Paseur will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery at Wittenberg...
Amy Steck (02/11/03)
Amy Nell Steck, 83, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Jackson Manor. She was born April 19, 1919, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Lyman and Bertha Yount Bridges. She and Milde G. Steck were married Oct. 22, 1961. He passed away Aug. 19, 1990...
Keith Anderson (02/11/03)
Keith Thomas Anderson, 23, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 29, 1979, in Cape Girardeau, son of Tommy Gene and Donna Lee Gosche Anderson. Anderson was a 1997 graduate of Scott City High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in physical education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2002...
Hailey Foeste (02/11/03)
Hailey Leslen Foeste was stillborn Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Survivors include her parents, Joshua Foeste and Jessica Oxford of Cape Girardeau; grandparents, Robert and Karen Keller and Fred and Debra Farris of Cape Girardeau, Terry Oxford of McClure, Ill.; great-grandparents, the Rev. Raymond and Helen Oxford of McClure, Arthur and Frances Burton and Yvonne Miller of Cape Girardeau...
Rex Lewis (02/11/03)
Rex Edward Lewis, 84, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1919, in Jackson, son of Glenn E. and Mabel Fox Lewis. He married Betty Schramm. Mr. Lewis was a graduate of Jackson High School and Southeast Missouri State University...
Truman Cole Jr. (02/12/03)
Truman R. Cole Jr., 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 28, 1920, in Greenfield, Ill., son of Truman R. and Beatrice Cole. Formerly of Pascola, Mo., he had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1966...
Justin DeLisle (02/08/03)
Justin R. DeLisle, 48, of Pensacola, Fla., died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, in Pensacola. He was born in Cape Girardeau, son of J. Byron and Madelon DeLisle. DeLisle lived in the Pensacola area the past 13 years. Survivors include a daughter, Ashley DeLisle of Grand Prairie, Texas; a friend, Joanne Matikonis; four brothers, Jon and Rouget DeLisle of New Madrid, Mo., Jerome DeLisle of Pensacola, Jacques DeLisle of Sikeston, Mo.; two sisters, Yvonne Patterson of Cape Girardeau and Michelle Mooneyham of Pensacola.. ...
Robert Shelton (02/01/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- The funeral for Robert Shelton of Anna will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Kenneth Mixen will officiate. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, and Monday until time of service...
Rudell Childers (02/03/03)
Rudell Mulkey Childers, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill.
Mary Meinz (02/03/03)
LAMAR, Mo. -- Mary Bennett Meinz, 72, of Liberal, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kan. She was born Sept. 7, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William Marvin and Mary Gearhardt Bennett. She worked as a shoemaker for Florsheim International in Cape Girardeau and had lived in Liberal for the past 12 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lamar...
Charles Anderson (02/03/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles H. Anderson, 88, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at the Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 4, 1914, in Perry County, son of Elliott and Rose Yeager Anderson. He was retired from Perryville Cheese Co. He and Merida F. Elder were married July 6, 1934. She died July 30, 1996...
Lucille Enderle (02/03/03)
Lucille Clementine Enderle, 87, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 29, 1916, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of the late Celestine and Emelia Bollinger Hahn. On Nov. 5, 1935, at New Hamburg, she married Edwin Paul "Beans" Enderle. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and St. Ann's Ladies Sodality...
Keith Bachmann (02/03/03)
FULTON, Mo. -- Keith R. Bachmann, 43, of Fulton died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, near Mexico, Mo., as a result of a traffic accident. He was born Aug. 22, 1959, in Columbia, Mo., son of Robert G. and Darlene T. Petzoldt Bachmann. He was a truck driver for American Freightways, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia and a member of the Harley Bike Club in Columbia...
Rudell Childers (02/04/03)
Rudell Mulkey Childers, 89, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 19, 1913, daughter of Ida Holshouser and H.S. Mulkey. She married Woody Childers on Aug. 19, 1952. He preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 1979...
Blanche Armbruster (02/04/03)
Blanche M. Storz Armbruster, 92, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 24, 1910, in Perry County, daughter of Frank and Coletta Lukefahr Stortz. She and Glenn Armbruster were married Sept. 16, 1940. He preceded her in death May 8, 1973...
Annie Mellein (02/04/03)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Annie Helen Mellein, 81, of Olmsted died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born March 1, 1921, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of William Edward and Annie Atherton Lance. She married Victor Cecil Mellein, who died Sept. 13, 1987...
Edna Gustafson (02/04/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Edna B. Gustafson, 86, of Kuttawa, Ky., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at Hill Top Nursing Home in Kuttawa. She was born May 27, 1916, in Grand Chain, Ill., daughter of John B. and Sarah Rhodes Benoit. She married Glenn F. Gustafson, who died in 1993...
Richard Ganey (02/04/03)
GLENNON, Mo. -- Richard G. Ganey, 85, of New Market, Ala., died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. He was born March 28, 1917, in Florida, son of Walter and Ruby Croft Ganey. He married Berenice Thele. Ganey was formerly of the Glennon area. He operated Bell Brothers Shoe Store in Columbia, Mo., more than 30 years...
Jim Baker (02/03/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jim D. Baker, 71, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2003 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Claude Willis (02/03/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Claude Eugene Willis, 85, of Miller City, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2003, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept 19, 1917, in Cache, Ill., son of Frank and Lydia Kerstein Willis. He was a retired farmer. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion and Pulaski-Alexander County Farm Bureau...
Marcella Layton (02/01/03)
Marcella B. Layton, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 26, 1919, in Morrisonville, Ill., daughter of Herman Elmer and Mary Brockamp Todt. She and John Anthony Layton were married June 1, 1939, at Sikeston, Mo. He died Aug. 17, 1987...
Charles Seabaugh (02/01/03)
Charles Norton Seabaugh, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 2, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, son of Barrett C. and Mary Alma Huttman Seabaugh. He and Ella B. Hinton were married April 28, 1946, in Hernando, Miss. She died May 6, 1991...
Howard Barnes (02/01/03)
The funeral for Howard Franklin Barnes of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. David E. Schaffner will officiate. Burial will be in St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery at Fruitland...
Irma Schwepker (02/01/03)
Irma Rose Schwepker, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Shepard (02/01/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Donald Shepard, 66, of Jonesboro died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at his home. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Edward Sadler (02/01/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Edward "Cotton" Sadler, 75, of Chaffee died at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Cotton was born Feb. 5, 1927, in Chaffee, son of Monroe Cecil and Ada Belle Roberts Sadler. He and Maureen Barlow were married Oct. 9, 1948...
Donald Shepard (02/02/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Donald W. Shepard, 66, of Jonesboro died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at his sister's home in Jonesboro. He was born March 24, 1936, at Dongola, Ill., son of Harry and Beatrice Boshell Shepard. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a laborer in highway construction...
Irma Schwepker (02/02/03)
Irma Rose Schwepker, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at The Lutheran Home. She was born July 8, 1908, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Goley and Alvinia Emma Schrader Robinson. She and Herman A. Schwepker were married Jan. 9, 1932, at Advance, Mo. He died July 9, 1986...
David Stephens (02/02/03)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- David B. Stephens, 56, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, as a result of a fire in his home. He was born Jan. 30, 1947, at Brownwood, Mo. He and Jannett Sneed were married in 1991. He was a pipefitter and spent most of his life in the Sturdivant and Advance, Mo., communities...
Lucille Enderle (02/02/03)
Lucille Clementine Enderle, 87, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Claude Willis (02/04/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Claude Eugene Willis, 85, of Miller City, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 19, 1917, in Cache, Ill., son of Frank and Lydia Kerstein Willis. Willis was a retired farmer. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion and Pulaski-Alexander County Farm Bureau...
Jim Baker (02/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jim D. Baker, 71, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bennie and Della Duncan Baker. He and Marilyn Andrews were married Dec. 29, 1951. Baker was an estimate assigner with Southwestern Bell prior to retiring. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Elks Lodge, and Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114...
Robert Gregory Jr. (02/06/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Robert Anthony "Bobby" Gregory Jr., 23, of Bloomingdale, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Glen Oaks Hospital and Medical Center in Glendale Heights, Ill. He was born Sept. 14, 1979, in Charleston, Mo., son of Robert Anthony and Barbara Ann Rush Gregory. He was formerly of Cairo...
Tom Morrow (02/06/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Tom A. Morrow, 81, of Jackson, Miss., died at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Jackson. He was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Eupora, Miss., son of James and Maudie Bridges Morrow. Tom served in the U.S. Army 26 years. He was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, and received a Purple Heart...
Dewey Crites (02/06/03)
Dewey Lynn Crites, 85, of Victoria, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Victoria. He was born Oct. 25, 1917, in Oak Ridge, son of Clarence and Sarah Smith Crites. He and Helen Inez Harris were married in July 1962. She died Feb. 26, 1994...
Jack Collins (02/06/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Jack Collins, 79, of Olive Branch passed away at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at his home. He was born July 21, 1923, in Alexander County, Ill., son of William "W.I." and Gertrude Greenley Collins. He and Colleen Fisher were married May 16, 1946...
Louis Bauer (02/07/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louis H. Bauer, 77, of Sun City, Ariz., and formerly of Union County died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Hospice of the Valley Care Center in Mesa, Ariz. He was born March 6, 1925, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Ernest and Emma Roth Bauer. He married Betty Jo Gillespie in 1947. She preceded him in death on Aug. 6, 1989...
Altha Day (02/07/03)
Altha Day, 89, of Lakewood, Colo., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003, at Hospice of St. John of Lakewood. She was born Dec. 30, 1913, at Tilsit, Mo., daughter of Peter and Maude Whittaker. She and Norman W. Day of Cape Girardeau were married Jan. 10, 1933. He preceded her in death...
Hilda Buchheit (02/07/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda S. Buchheit, 89, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born April 16, 1913, at Longtown, Mo., daughter of Louis and Theresa Unterreiner Leible. She and Isidore W. Buchheit were married Nov. 5, 1935, at Apple Creek, Mo. He died April 7, 1994...
Pearl Brown (02/08/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Pearl J. Brown, 92, of Anna died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at Union County Nursing Home. She was born May 8, 1910, in Union County, daughter of James R. and Amy O. Hess Davis. She and Otis E. Brown were married Sept. 28, 1928. Brown was a member of Camp Ground Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and attended First Baptist Church in Anna many years...
Kerry Croxton (02/08/03)
Kerry B. Croxton, 43, of Kelso, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 17, 1959, in Carthage, Ill., to Frank E. Croxton Jr. and Geraldine A. McKee Croxton. He was a diesel mechanic for Sam Tanksley Trucking and electrician for Croxton Enterprise...
Bertha Horrell (02/08/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bertha Horrell, 91, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Liley Funeral Home at Marble Hill is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Diehl (02/06/03)
Margaret "Peggy" Diehl, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born May 28, 1912, in Philadelphia, Pa. She and Frank Diehl were married in 1933 in Philadelphia. He died in 1994. Diehl had been a bookkeeper in the magazine publishing field. She was a member of Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau...
Cyara Lizenbee (02/06/03)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Cyara Breann Lizenbee, 5 days, of Bertrand died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Jan. 31, 2003, in Sikeston, daughter of Jason Ray Lizenbee and Christy Dawn McWhirter. Survivors include her parents of Bertrand; paternal grandparents, Ray Lizenbee of East Prairie, Mo., Naomi Lizenbee of Bernie, Mo.; maternal grandparents, Arnold McWhirter of Sikeston and Debra Hardin of Converse, La.; paternal great-grandmothers, Nona Jones of Campbell, Mo., and Dorothy Lizenbee of Advance, Mo.; and maternal great-grandmother, Nola McWhirter of Bertrand.. ...
Paul Statler (02/05/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Paul Denzel Statler, 82, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003. He was born June 8, 1920, son of Tivis and Mabel Seabaugh Statler. His mother preceded him in death when he was three years old. He then went to live with his great-uncle and aunt, Eli and Rada Thiele of Sedgewickville, Mo...
Ann Hefele (02/04/03)
Ann Marie Hefele, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Aug. 1, 1915, in St. Louis, daughter of Martin Joseph and Ella Hendron Walsh. She and Harold Joseph Hefele were married Dec. 14, 1941, in St. Louis. He died Nov. 16, 1979...
Cathleen Gipson (02/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cathleen D. Gipson, 99, formerly of Sikeston, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Capital Healthcare Center in Jefferson City, Mo. She was born June 8, 1903, in Lake County, Tenn., daughter of Clay and Rose Brown Driskill. She first married James Thomas Bat Aug. 22, 1923. He died Feb. 21, 1952. She and Clifford Lee Gipson Sr. were married April 1, 1961. He died Jan. 13, 1987...
Ethel Fyffe (02/04/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Ethel Melvina Fyffe, 76, of Dexter died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at her home. She was born March 7, 1926, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of Charles and Melvina Nelson Clark. She and Eugene Fyffe were married Nov. 9, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. He died May 5, 1998...
Maurine Reutzel (02/04/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Maurine E. Reutzel, 87, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at the Baptist Home in Ironton, Mo. She was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Douglass, Texas, daughter of Willie and Eula Fowler Yates. She and Glen Reutzel were married April 21, 1935, in Hugo, Okla. He died June 9, 1987...
John Cotner (02/04/03)
John Thomas "T.C." Cotner, 44, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at his home in Scott City, where he lived the past eight years. He was born Feb. 2, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, son of Chester and Hannah Rumfelt Cotner. He married Tammy S. Burger April 21, 1990, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Mo...
Louis Summers (02/05/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Louis Summers, 65, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at his home. He was born May 15, 1937, son of Rufus and Myrtle Berry Summers. Summers was a construction worker many years. Survivors include a daughter, Vernice Summers, and a sister, Annie Lattin of Cape Girardeau...
Robert Spinks (02/05/03)
Robert W. "Bob" Spinks, 54, of Troy, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003. He was born Dec. 20, 1948, son of Mitchell Wesley and Rita JoAnn Heuring Spinks. He married Sandy Meier. Spinks served two tours in Vietnam and received a Purple Heart. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Tammy Martin; two stepsons, Eric Borgmeyer and Michael Smythe; a stepdaughter, Michelle Howell; three brothers, William Spinks of St. ...
Wilbur Corzine (02/05/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Wilbur Delene Corzine, 74, of Lawrence, Kan., died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at the home of a daughter. He was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Union County, Ill., son of William L. "Bill" and Velma Miles Corzine. He and Betty June Fritz were married May 22, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. She died April 22, 2002...
Richard Bliss (02/05/03)
Richard L. Bliss, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 30, 1918, in Grand Rapids, Mich., son of John L. and Lilian I. Rombauer Bliss. He and Nancy Hamilton were married Oct. 1, 1948, in St. Louis. Bliss received a master's degree in architecture from Washington University...
Lester Shell (02/05/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- The funeral for Lester C. Shell of Dexter will be held at 1 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Wayne Dismuke will officiate. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery. Shell, 82, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at Cypress Point Health Care...
Earl Dooley (02/25/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Earl "Kayo" Dooley, 79, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Micola, Mo., the son of Roy C. and Lucy Madge Holdman Dooley. He married Marie Hitt on Feb. 10, 1949, in Piggott, Ark. She survives...
Dale Proffer (02/25/03)
Dale W. Proffer, 83, of Panama City Beach, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Feb. 12, 2003, in Panama City Beach. He was born Feb. 20, 1919, at Aid, Mo., son of Letus Melford and Neenie Winton Proffer. He and Louise Bess of Bloomfield, Mo., were married in 1941...
Solomon Ferguson (02/25/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Solomon Ferguson, 65, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 15, 1937, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Solomon and Arliler Yarber Ferguson. Ferguson was a self-employed painter...
Grace Hill (02/25/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Grace Mae Hill of Sikeston will be held at 3 p.m. today at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo. the Rev. Gerald Collier will officiate. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery at Charleston. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12:30 p.m. until time of service...
Zella Story (02/25/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Zella Lois Story, 84, of Warner Robins, Ga., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at her home. She was formerly of Chaffee. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Audrey Bunn (02/25/03)
Audrey Floris Bunn, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 12, 1910, in Ponca City, Okla., daughter of James Elmer and Sophia White Young. She and Earl N. Bunn were married Jan. 29, 1930, in Ponca City. He died June 17, 1991...
Terry Huckstep (02/25/03)
On Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, my loving husband, our beloved dad, and our devoted paw-paw, Terry A. Huckstep, was called home. He passed away with loved ones at his side. He fought a long and courageous 12-year battle with cancer. Terry was born May 2, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Willman A. and Zola Stoops Huckstep...
Cecil May (02/25/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Cecil May, 52, of Thebes died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1950, in Anna, Ill., son of Alguquine "Jack" and Ruby Ilene Bridges May. May was a community volunteer and frequent blood donor. He served in the U.S. Army...
Gabriel M. Koehler (02/26/03)
Gabriel "Gabe" M. Koehler, 20, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at his home as a result of a fire. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. A memorial service will be held Friday at the funeral home, followed by a graveside service at Russell Heights Cemetery...
Zella Story (02/26/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Graveside service for Zella Lois Story of Warner Robins, Ga., will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. Larry Davis will officiate. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday...
Iva Liggett (02/26/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Iva Liggett, 92, of Bloomfield died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1910, at Ardeola, Mo. She and Herman Liggett were married April 5, 1930. He died Sept. 13, 1980. Liggett retired as a cook at Bell City Public Schools in Bell City, Mo. She was a member of Bell City Assembly of God Church and was a Sunday School teacher and song leader many years...
Lucille Hughes (02/26/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Lucille Hughes, 69, of Mounds died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Nov. 1, 1933, at Lake Common, Miss., daughter of Leonard and Ollie Williams. She married James Hughes at Mounds. Hughes moved to Mounds from Joliet, Ill. She had worked for the University of Illinois Extension Office, and retired after 15 years service with MAP Training Center in Karnak, Ill. She was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church...
Warren Woodfin (02/26/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Warren H. Woodfin, 82, of DeSoto, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. He was born Nov. 2, 1920, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Jasper and Rebecca Mansker Woodfin. He and Edna D. Myers were married Dec. 24, 1938...
Otha Murdock (02/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Otha Lee Murdock, 81, of Sikeston died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born March 27, 1921, in Maynard, Ark., son of Gussie and Lillie Graham Murdock. He and Laura Adkins were married Dec. 7, 1956, in St. Louis. She died Oct. 2, 2000...
Raymond Hankla (02/26/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Raymond Delavon Hankla, 90, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. He was born March 4, 1912, in Cobden, Ill., son of Joseph T. and Martha Henderson Hankla. He and Ruth Meyer were married Sept. 19, 1942, in Cape Girardeau...
Gwendolyn Slinkard (02/25/03)
Gwendolyn Floy Slinkard, 95, of St. Louis and a native of Gipsy, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003. at the Town & Country Health Care in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 8, 1907, at Gipsy, the daughter of Dennis and Josephine Young Nichols. She married Kerle Slinkard on June 5, 1928, at St. Louis. He preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1998...
Audrey Bunn (02/24/03)
Audrey Floris Bunn, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel.
Irma Keller (02/21/03)
Irma A. Keller, 83, of Gordonville died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Lorene Noffel (02/21/03)
Lorene Noffel, 90, of Portageville, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Oct. 2, 1912, daughter of John and Lamia Hamra. She and Shawie Noffel were married Aug. 16, 1931, in Caruthersville, Mo...
Eugene Johnson (02/22/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Eugene Johnson, 62, of Mounds, formerly of Mound City, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. He was born March 29, 1940, in Cairo, Ill., son of Julius and Ollie Vaughn Johnson...
Annie Stief (02/22/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Annie Maurine Stief, 75, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 18, 1927, in Lincoln County, Mo., daughter of Wallace I. Scott and Annie E. Lester Scott. Stief was an instructor's aide at Perryville High School. She also worked in accounting at Volkswagen Corp. She was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Dale Copeland (02/22/03)
Dale Henry Copeland, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 18, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry "Jake" and Oma C. Eudy Copeland. He and Peggy Louise Spradling were married Dec. 28, 1980, in Cape Girardeau...
Irma Keller (02/22/03)
Irma A. Keller, 83, of Gordonville passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 24, 1919, at Friedheim, daughter of Fritz and Anna Therese L. Grossheider Sewing. She married Curtis W. Keller Aug. 18, 1944. He passed away May 2, 1979...
The Rev. Marcus Ladd (02/22/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- The Rev. Marcus J. Ladd, 88, of Advance died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born April 16, 1914, at Zalma, Mo., son of the late James Nathan and Nellie Umfleet Ladd. He and Mildred Hendrix were married Aug. 13, 1932, at Brownwood, Mo...
Clodine Doernhoefer (02/23/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clodine Doernhoefer, 91, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 29, 1911, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Ora and Minnie Statler Hahs. She and Gilbert M. Doernhoefer were married May 19, 1934. He died Nov. 25, 1981...
Jacob Beck (02/23/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jacob Thomas "Jake" Beck, 19, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, as the result of an injury while working in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Sept. 4, 1983, at Cape Girardeau, son of Joe E. Jr. and Lee Ann Napier Beck. He was a 2002 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School and had attended Southeast Missouri State University. Beck was employed by Backyard Buildings. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church...
Larry Musgaves (02/23/03)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Larry L. Musgraves, 55, of Wolf Lake died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born Feb. 12, 1948, in Anna, Ill., son of Dennis and Beulah Johns Musgraves. Survivors include his wife, Wanda; a son; a daughter and one sister, Betty Ann...
Lillian Guiling (02/23/03)
Lillian C. Guiling, the daughter of the late William P. and Lealer Ann Wood Fowler, was born in Wayne County, Tenn., on May 5, 1921, and passed at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Feb. 22, 2003, at the age of 81 years, 9 months and 17 days...
Walter Tucker (02/23/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Walter G. Tucker, 81, formerly of Chaffee died Feb. 17, 2003, at Sarasota, Fla. He was born March 6, 1921, at Chaffee to the late Len and Lena Hofler Tucker of Rockview, Mo. On June 3, 1941, he married Alice Elfrank of Perkins, Mo., who survives...
John Jacob (02/24/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John Peter Jacob, 76, of Sikeston, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Jan. 17, 1927, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of John and Anna Zimmerman Jacob. He and Arletta Russell were married May 21, 1955, in Franklin Park, Ill...
Martha Bagby (02/24/03)
Martha Bagby, 90, former resident of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 3003, at Good Shepard Care Center in Versailles, Mo. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Harrison Manley (02/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Harrison L. Manley will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo. The Rev. John Sheley will officiate. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service...
John Vaughn (02/26/03)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- John R. Vaughn, 63, of Mound City died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born April 7, 1939, in Paducah, Ky., son of Earl and Carrie Terrell Vaughn. Vaughn was a retired riverboat engineer. He was a member of Barlow Baptist Church in Barlow, Ky...
Zelma Statler (02/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The funeral for Zelma B. Statler of Perryville will be held at 2 p.m. today at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Willer will officiate. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery at Jackson. Friends may call from noon until time of service...
Norman York (02/27/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Norman Eugene York, 66, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born May 19, 1936, in St. Louis County, son of Joseph Leroy and Lucille Marie Lovell York. He and Melba June Martin were married March 25, 1958...
Clifford Cossey (02/27/03)
Clifford Cossey, 61, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 26, 1941, at Peach Orchard, Mo., son of Marcus Obie and Lillian Godfrey Cossey. Survivors include two daughters, Paula Schwerzler of St. Charles, Mo., Amy Welch of Oak Ridge; a stepson, Don Cartwright of Georgetown, S.C.; three brothers, Roy Cossey of Gideon, Mo., Hershel Cossey of Boydsville, Ark., Deloy Cossey of Tacoma, Wash.; and four grandchildren...
Martha Bagby (02/27/03)
Martha Malissa Bagby, 90, of Gravois Mills, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003, at Good Shepard Care Center in Versailles, Mo. She was born April 27, 1912, at Coldwater, Mo., daughter of Joseph Alfred and Ida May Allen Winder. She and Jesse Lewis May were married in 1931 at Steele, Mo. He died in 1949. She and Irvin Joseph Bagby were married April 6, 1969, at Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. He died in 1990...
Frank Clayton Jr. (02/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frank E. Clayton Jr., 45, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 21, 1957, son of Frank E. and Ruby Nelson Clayton Sr. He and Julie Bey were married Aug. 26, 1995. He was a welding inspector for Robinson Construction. He served in the U.S. Navy, and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 7063, and Elks Lodge 2701...
L.C. Roebuck (02/27/03)
L.C. Roebuck, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Truman Moore (02/27/03)
Truman Moore, 89, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
L.C. Roebuck (02/28/03)
The funeral for L.C. Roebuck of Cape Girardeau will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Greater Dimension Church. The Rev. Stafford Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at the church after 11 a.m. Monday. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Irvin Richmond (02/28/03)
Irvin J. Richmond, 91, of Dalton, Ga., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Hamilton Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1911, in Doniphan, Mo. He married the former Eleanor Blattner, who preceded him in death. Richmond had been in the dairy business with his father-in-law in Cape Girardeau. He helped establish the Dalton Chapter of Big Brother/Big Sister, and taught at the University of Chattanooga. He retired as executive director of Big Brother/Big Sister of Chattanooga...
Truman Moore (02/28/03)
Truman E. Moore, 89, of Millersville died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 6, 1913, at Millersville, son of Albert and Maggie Statler Moore. He and Verda Loos were married Oct. 3, 1936. She died June 27, 1998...
Fairly Kinder (02/28/03)
Fairly Frealy "Woody" Kinder, 81, of Millersville died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born Oct. 31, 1921, at Millersville, son of John Amon and Dona Tishe Statler Kinder. He and Ida Helen McKee were married Feb. 28, 1955. She died Jan. 24, 1975...
Nelda Clark (02/28/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Nelda R. Clark, 78, of Thebes died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1925, daughter of J.W. and Clella Poole Pippinger. She and Ray S. Clark were married Nov. 18, 1944. He died May 29, 1982. Clark was a member of Rock Springs Free Will Baptist Church...
Tammy Parker (02/28/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Tammy Angeline Parker, 40, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, in a traffic accident on Interstate 55 north of Sikeston. She was born Aug. 18, 1962, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Lonnie and Shirley Ann Long DeWitt. She and James L. Parker II were married June 15, 1990, in Paducah, Ky...
Mathilda Wills (02/28/03)
Mathilda Wills, 96, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at Monticello House. She was born Dec. 8, 1906, in St. Louis, daughter of Frank and Henrietta Boening Miller. She and Hewitt Wills were married in 1948 in St. Louis. He died in 1979. Mrs. Wills was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, St. Andrew Women's Guild, and Fort D Senior Citizens...
Gabriel Koehler (02/27/03)
Gabriel Matthew "Gabe" Koehler, 20, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, in a fire at his home. He was born Oct. 21, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, son of Kenneth H. and Carolyn W. Sturm Koehler. Koehler lived in Jackson all his life and formerly worked at Jackson Skate Center. He was a 2002 graduate of Jackson High School, where he participated in football, wrestling, track, band, and mixed chorus. He was employed at K's Merchandise in Cape Girardeau...
Imogene Pease (02/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Imogene Pease, 70, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Feb. 7, 1933, in Missouri, daughter of Paul and Laura Forrester. She and Marvin Pease were married June 4, 1949. He died in 1992. Survivors include a daughter, Shelly Warren of Perryville; two sisters, Dorothy Greenwall of Salem, Mo., Joyce Freeze of St. Charles, Mo.; and five grandchildren...
Donald Hager (02/26/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donald D. Hager, 87, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 28, 1915, at Point Rest, Mo., son of Jasper and Elizabeth Cashion Hager. He and Beatrice Horn were married July 17, 1938. She died Oct. 17, 1990...
Marlu Swan (02/26/03)
Marlu Been Swan, 61, of Sherman Oaks, Calif., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Survivors include her husband, Billy Swan, formerly of Cape Gir-ardeau; two daughters, Planet Swan-Sanford and Sierra Swan; two brothers; and two sisters...
Bruce Pagano (02/26/03)
Bruce Robert Anthony Pagano, 49, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 26, 1953, in Rockville Centre, N.Y., son of Gilbert and Janet Pearsall Pagano. He and Christine Burns were married July 21, 1979...
Earl Dooley (02/26/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Earl "Kayo" Dooley, 79, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Micola, Mo., son of Roy C. and Lucy Madge Holdman Dooley. He married Marie Hitt Feb. 10, 1949, in Piggott, Ark...
Paul Hagans (02/26/03)
Ewen Paul Hagans, 88, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 3, 1915, in Jefferson City, Mo., son of Ernst W. and Betty Haid Hagans. Mr. Hagans was a graduate of Ashland High School, and received a degree in agriculture from the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Ellen Clippard (02/27/03)
Ellen Clippard, 96, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at Jackson Manor. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Lorene Bell (02/27/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lorene Bell, 70, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at her home. She was born March 28, 1932, daughter of B. Walton and Laura Ross. She and Henry Bell were married Jan. 20, 1996. She was a retired machine operator for Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee and Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Northside Gospel Assembly Church in Cape Girardeau...
Patricia Pittman (02/27/03)
Patricia C. Pittman, 76, of Imperial, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, in Imperial. She was born Oct. 18, 1926, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William and Molly Crawley Patterson. She married Herman W. Pittman. He preceded her in death. She was a homemaker...
William Johnson (02/27/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William "Will" Johnson, 100, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. He was born Sept. 19, 1902, in the community of Augusta, Ark., the son of Shedric "Shed" and Elvie Henderson Johnson. He had been employed as a laborer for the former Cairo River and Rail Company...
Larry Lemons (02/27/03)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Larry "Dean" Lemons, 43, of Gipsy died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 25, 1959, at Gipsy, son of William "Willie" and Ethel Porter Lemons. Lemons was a 1980 graduate of State School 41. He worked at VIP Industries in Cape Girardeau 20 years. He was a member of Berrong General Baptist Church...
Rachel Smith (02/27/03)
Rachel L. Smith, 18, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, in a fire at her home. She was born Oct. 25, 1984, in Phoenix, Ariz., daughter of Wade K. and Roxann B. Bishop Smith. Smith had lived in Jackson several years. She was a senior honor student at Jackson High School, member of the varsity track team, and was in choir. ...
Catherine Korando (02/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Catherine D. Korando, 53, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. She was born July 3, 1949, in Red Bud, Ill., daughter of Robert Jess and Ila Jewel Warren Asher. She and Robert J. Korando were married Jan. 31, 1972...
Helen Furlong (02/27/03)
Helen Anna Furlong, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 14, 1916, in Detroit, Mich. She and Harold R. Furlong were married in 1952. He died May 31, 1983. Furlong was a member of Red Star Baptist Church...
Lillian Reynolds (02/27/03)
KELSO, Mo. -- Lillian Anna Reynolds, 82, of Kelso died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 5, 1920, at Kelso, daughter of Edward J. and Alma L. Heuring Seyer. She first married Paul Colliflower Dec. 27, 1941, at Kelso. He died Feb. 5, 1946. She later married Lee R. Moll April 20, 1948, at Kelso. He died Feb. 3, 1972. She and Jack "Waldo" Reynolds were married March 20, 1975. He died Sept. 12, 1993...
Ellen Clippard (02/28/03)
Ellen B. Clippard, 96, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Nov. 21, 1906, at Oriole, daughter of Fred and Bertha Sides Abernathy. She and Truman Clippard were married July 25, 1927. He died March 10, 1993...
Jerry Henson (02/13/03)
Jerry Henson, 59, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 13, 1943, in Grand Tower, Ill., son of Howard Ray and Margie Dale Ellet Henson. He and Judy Davis were married June 29, 1993, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Jean Gerhardt (02/14/03)
Jean Ann Gerhardt, 70, of Asheville, N.C., died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003. She was born Nov. 14, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Henry and Stella Cartwright Haynes. She married William A. Gerhardt. Gerhardt had been a member and Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. She moved to Asheville 15 years ago...
James Emerson (02/14/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Eugene "Jimmie" Emerson, 63, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at his home, following a brief battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He was born Dec. 16, 1939, at Morley, Mo., son of Jim Mac and Ava Evans Emerson. On Dec. 31, 1960, he married Norma "Gene" Whittley, daughter of the late Jesse and Violet Kirby Whittley of Sikeston...
Virginia Acord (02/14/03)
Virginia Acord, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at her home. She was born Aug. 1, 1915, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Theodore and Millie Walker Acord. The family moved to Cape Girardeau 80 years ago from Stoddard County. She was a graduate of Central High School...
Larry Forhan (02/15/03)
Larry J. Forhan, 57, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, at his home. He was mayor of Scott City from 1992 to 1996, and had also served as mayor of Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Erna Bass (02/15/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Erna B. Bass, 94, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 5, 1908, in Perryville, daughter of Henry J. and Albertine L. Vogt Ochs. She and George A. "Bert" Bass were married April 22, 1933. He died June 11, 1992...
Emma Hayes (02/15/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Emma Hayes, 73, of Columbia, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, at her home. She was born June 28, 1929, in Sikeston, daughter of Elisha and Fern Bennett Moore. Hayes retired as a caregiver for Kelly Assisted Living in Columbia. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Robert and Brenda Blevins of Columbia; a brother, Marshall Moore of Sikeston; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Nellie Caldwell (02/15/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nellie Mae Caldwell, 83, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Aug. 23, 1919, at Crowder, Mo., daughter of Henry Jackson and Annie Mae Tippy Kindred. She and Jasper Caldwell were married Aug. 15, 1957, in Hernando, Miss. He died Oct. 6, 1976...
Howard McRaven (02/15/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Howard H. McRaven, 62, of Jonesboro died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Oct. 20, 1940, in Jonesboro, son of Claude and Sophronia Harwood McRaven. He and Peggy Bird were married Aug. 28, 1958, in Cobden, Ill...
Elameda Napier (02/15/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elameda Napier, 65, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at her home. She was born March 24, 1937, at Netherlands, Mo., daughter of James G. and Sarah G. Hobbs Wade. She and Carl W. Napier were married Feb. 26, 1955, at Lilbourn, Mo...
James Emerson (02/15/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Eugene "Jimmie" Emerson, 63, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at his home, following a brief battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He was born Dec. 16, 1939, at Morley, Mo., son of Jim Mac and Ava Evans Emerson. On Dec. 31, 1960, he married Norma "Gene" Whittley, daughter of the late Jesse and Violet Kirby Whittley of Sikeston...
James Skinner (02/16/03)
James R. Skinner, 86, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 14, 1916, at Oran, Mo., to Harry and Bertha Clingingsmith Skinner. Skinner was a former resident of Oak Ridge, Mo., and moved to Jackson in 1952. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army from April 1942 to January 1946. He was awarded the Bronze Star...
James Emerson (02/16/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Eugene "Jimmie" Emerson, 63, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at his home, following a brief battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He was born Dec. 16, 1939, at Morley, Mo., son of Jim Mac and Ava Evans Emerson. On Dec. 31, 1960, he married Norma "Gene" Whittley, daughter of the late Jesse and Violet Kirby Whittley of Sikeston...
Larry Forhan (02/16/03)
Larry J. Forhan, 57, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 16, 1945, in Blytheville, Ark., to Carl E. Forhan and Bonnie B. Hutson. He was married to Mary Carolyn Arnold on Nov. 24, 1982, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death on July 21, 2000...
Carl Marquardt (02/16/03)
Carl A. Marquardt, 80, of Cape Girardeau died February 15, 2003 at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 5, 1923, in Norfolk, Neb., to Henry Marquardt and Margaret Radloff Marquardt. He was a retired major of the U.S. Air Force, serving 24 years as a pilot in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War...
Claudia Glasser (02/14/03)
Funeral Mass for Sister M. Claudia Glasser of the Wheaton Franciscan Motherhouse in Wheaton, Ill., was held Monday at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at the Motherhouse. Burial was in Assumption Cemetery at Winfield, Ill. Williams-Kampp Funeral Home in Wheaton was in charge of arrangements...
Robert Clevenz (02/14/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Graveside service for Robert H. Clevenz of Perryville will be held at 1 p.m. today at Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Charles Prost will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by members of VFW Post 3838. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements...
William Kinder (02/13/03)
William Vincent Kinder, 53, of Irving, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas, Texas. He was born May 6, 1949, in Jackson, son of Oliver Clay and Nova Lucille Haynes Kinder. He and Mary Hamilton were married June 30, 1972...
Alma Wood (02/13/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma H. Wood, 92, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 8, 1910, at McBride, Mo., daughter of Frank Charles and Mary Emma Yeager Hoffman. She and Perry A. Wood were married June 2, 1930. He died Aug. 16, 1997...
Alfred Breedon (02/13/03)
The funeral for Alfred Breedon of Kennett, Mo., will be held at 11 a.m. today at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. The Rev. Brian Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens at Kennett. Breedon, 65, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett...
Manerva Campbell (02/13/03)
Manerva P. Campbell, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Farrell Eggimann (02/13/03)
MARINE, Ill. -- Farrell A. Eggimann, a resident of Marine who grew up on a cattle farm at Whitewater, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland, Ill. He was 70. He was born March 25, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Elmer and Earnestine Nusbaum Eggimann. He married Lulla May Allen on Dec. 31, 1960, at Jackson. She survives...
Robert Clevenz (02/13/03)
Robert H. Clevenz, 77, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Acord (02/13/03)
Virginia Acord, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Baker (02/13/03)
Thomas Baker, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003. He was born Nov. 18, 1911, in Lisman, Ky. He married Alberta Siever, who survives. He was the founder and president of Baker Pool of St. Louis, and was a Shriner. He had lived in Cape Girardeau the past few years...
Dorothy Brewer (02/13/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy H. Brewer, 89, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born June 9, 1913, in St. Louis, daughter of William and Bright Jones Calhoun. She and M.C. Brewer were married Sept. 9, 1933. He died Nov. 16, 1978...
David Pogue (02/13/03)
David Pogue, 38, of Van Alstyne, Texas, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, in the emergency room at Wilson N. Jones Hospital in Sherman, Texas. He was born May 26, 1964, in Phoenix, Ariz., son of McCoy and Juanita Kinnison Pogue. He and Julie Nixon were married April 2, 1983, at Whitewater...
Pearly Prince (02/13/03)
The funeral for Pearly Prince of Jackson will be held at 1 p.m. today at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett, Mo. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett. Prince, 90, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau...
James Bollinger (02/13/03)
James Harley Bollinger, 72, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 6, 1931, at Perkins, Mo., son of Lemuel Staley and Eloise Harley Bollinger. He married Mary Bernadette "Bunny" Wobbe in East St. Louis, Ill...
James Norton (02/14/03)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- James Norton, 82, of Lilbourn died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 3, 1921, at Caruthersville, Mo., son of Irvin and Sally Neal Norton. He and Gladys Woods were married March 16, 1940...
Ilene Weymouth (02/14/03)
Ilene Weymouth, 73, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 12, 1929, in Granite City, Ill., daughter of Rhesa and Ruth Burns Dick. She married Charles Weymouth Jr., who preceded her in death...
Mildred White (02/17/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mildred J. White, 83, of Chaffee died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at her home. She was born March 16, 1919, at Advance, Mo., daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Lina Carolina Cato Brown. She and Ernest "Rip" White were married Oct. 27, 1934. He died May 30, 1990...
Elva Habum (02/17/03)
Elva Frances Habum, 93, of Scott City died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1910, at Graysboro, Mo., daughter of George William and Ambie Salena Bennett Keesee. She and William Habum were married Jan. 6, 1931, at Jackson. He died Dec. 25, 1972...
Jean Conrad (02/19/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Jean Conrad, 75, of Sedgewickville passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 27, 1927, at Sedgewickville, daughter of Pearl C. and Emma Penny Bollinger. She and David Conrad were married June 1, 1946, in Jackson. He passed away July 23, 1999...
Herbert Nussbaum (02/19/03)
Herbert M. Nussbaum, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 26, 1920, at Gordonville, son of Martin A. and Annie Bartels Nussbaum. He and Louise Wessell were married Aug. 11, 1944, at Gordonville...
Juanita Murrie (02/20/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Juanita D. Ollis Murrie, 84, of Anna and Cobden, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Cobden to Roscoe and Cora Peterman Ollis. She was first married to Vernice Davis and later to Erthel Murrie; both preceded her in death...
Nellie Conrad (02/20/03)
GREENBRIER, Mo. -- Nellie Marie Conrad, 93, of Greenbrier died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo. She was born Oct. 21, 1909, at Greenbrier, daughter of Charles and Ella Sullivan Storz. She and Columbus Conrad were married Feb. 8, 1928. He died Oct. 6, 1988...
Glenita Daniels (02/20/03)
Glenita Mae Daniels, 65, of Apache Junction, Ariz., died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Esselman (02/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dorothy M. Esselman, 75, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, in Perryville. She was born Feb. 15, 1928, at Menfro, Mo., daughter of John and Myrtle Schremp Glaub. She and Eugene T. Esselman were married Dec. 30, 1950. He died June 4, 1971...
Larry Reasons (02/20/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Larry W. Reasons, 49, of Cairo died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Jan. 10, 1954, in Cairo, son of Delbert and Dorothy Halteman Reasons. Reasons was a graduate of DeVry Technical Institute in Phoenix, Ariz...
Harrison Manley (02/20/03)
Harrison Manley, 73, formerly of Cape Girardeau and Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at St. Joe Manor in Bonne Terre, Mo. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home at Dexter, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Neil Hoch (02/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Neil G. Hoch, 55, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born April 14, 1947, at Brewer, Mo., son of Charles G. and Barbara S. McLellan Hoch. He and Jeanette F. Kirn were married May 13, 1978, at Perryville...
Esther Ongoa (02/20/03)
Esther Clemens Ongoa, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Towamencin Township, Pa., daughter of Earl Allebach and Katie Ruth Clemens. Esther was a retired professor of early childhood education at Southeast Missouri State University. She was a member of La Croix United Methodist Church...
Louise Boston (02/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- The funeral for Louise Boston of Little Rock, Ark., will be held at 2 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. The Rev. Rufus McLean will officiate. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from noon until service time...
Juanita Murrie (02/21/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Juanita Murrie, 84, of Anna died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Union County Hospital. She was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Roscoe and Cora Peterman Ollis. She first married Vernice Davis, who preceded her in death. She later married Erthel Murrie, who also preceded her in death...
Jack Ashton (02/21/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jack G. Ashton, 84, of Carterville, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. He was born May 2, 1918, in Galesburg, Ill., son of George and Florence Webber Ashton. He and Karyle Holland were married Feb. 3, 1962, in Marion, Ill...
Glenita Daniels (02/21/03)
The funeral for Glenita Mae Daniels of Apache Junction, Ariz., will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The Rev. Doyle Randol will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Fruitland. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Iola Macke (02/19/03)
Iola Macke, 70, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 28, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Russell and Ella Helwege Lewis. She and Thomas Edward Macke were married June 12, 1961, at Trinity Lutheran Church...
Otto Barnhart (02/19/03)
HIRAM, Mo. -- Otto Blan Barnhart, 80, of Hiram died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. He was born Aug. 16, 1922, at Hiram, son of Richard B. and Mary Barrett Barnhart. He married the former Bonnie Hahs. Barnhart had been a construction worker. He was a member of Cowan General Baptist Church, VFW Post 5900, Zalma Masonic Lodge, Laborers Local 42, and NRA...
Robert Namen (02/17/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert J. Namen, 74, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born May 26, 1928, at Shady Side, Ohio, son of Sam and Josephine Rudish Namen. He and Geraldine Casey were married Jan. 20, 1948, in Akron, Ohio...
Ronald Moore (02/17/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ronald G. Moore, 51, of Kansas City, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, in Kansas City. He was born Nov. 21, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of Rosati J. and Sylvia Boesch Moore. Moore was a welder. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include a daughter, Tricia; his parents of Perryville; two sisters, JoAnn Goff of St. Peters, Mo., and Cheryl Moore of Overland, Mo...
Alberta Hahn (02/18/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Alberta L. Hahn, 82, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Marble Hill, daughter of Ira Lee and Flora Annamary Filer Baker. She and Victor Hahn were married June 15, 1946...
Leona Greenlee (02/18/03)
Leona May Greenlee, 90, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at Jackson Manor. She was born May 6, 1912, at Canalou, Mo., daughter of George and Jessie Newton Dismuke. She and Roy Greenlee were married July 1, 1928, at Matthews, Mo. He died June 16, 1991...
Mary Karcher (02/18/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Edith Karcher, 92, of Hoffman Estates, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates. She was born Aug. 9, 1910, in Cairo, daughter of John T. and Pearl Gall Boyd. She married William T. Karcher, who died in 1990...
Parilee Campbell (02/18/03)
The funeral for Manerva Parilee Campbell of Cape Girardeau was cancelled Sunday because of bad weather. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dennis Wilkerson (02/18/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Dennis "Dink" Wilkerson, 58, of Benton died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., due to complications from injuries suffered in a vehicle accident Aug. 20, 2001. He was born May 5, 1944, at Fisk, Mo., son of Orville and Margie Wilkerson. He and Elaine Peck were married Feb. 2, 1963, at Fisk, Mo...
Helen Petot (02/19/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen M. Petot, 91, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Sept. 21, 1911, in Minnesota, daughter of Henry Cerney and Clara Lettner. She and Alves A. Petot were married June 12, 1928, in Fountain City, Wis. He died Feb. 7, 1985...
Wanda Knight (02/19/03)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Wanda Sue Knight, 54, of Murphysboro died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 12, 1948, at White Oak, Mo., daughter of Curtis and Lela Summers Wallace. Knight was an inspector packer at Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. Survivors include a son, David Knight of Murphysboro; two daughters, Tracy Morefield of Gorham, Ill., Tammy Overturf of Murphysboro; three brothers, Delbert Wallace of Murphysboro, Dimmer Wallace of Advance, Mo., Charles Jackson of Cobden, Ill.; a sister, Jean Stockton of Holcomb, Mo.; and five grandchildren.. ...
Lala Swift (02/19/03)
Lala Helen Swift, 91, of Paducah, Ky., died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Calloway County, Ky., daughter of Clement C. and Hattie Holland Roberts. She married Lurwin L. Swift, who preceded her in death...
Esther Ongoa (02/19/03)
Esther Ongoa, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Kathryne Conrad (02/19/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kathryne Lucille Conrad, 78, of Sikeston died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born June 8, 1924, at Longtown, Mo., daughter of Bert and Clara Tacke Knox. She and Howard Keith Conrad were married April 17, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
David McFarlin (02/19/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- David D. McFarlin, 69, of Advance died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 8, 1933, at Hornersville, Mo., son of Harvey and Christina I. Massey McFarlin. He and Deloris Robbins were married June 12, 1971, in Phoenix, Ariz...
James LaCour (02/19/03)
James Arthur LaCour, 58, of Greeley, Colo., died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at North Colorado Medical Center. He was born Sept. 2, 1944, in Kansas City, Mo., son of James Arthur and Evelyn McDaniel LaCour Sr. He and Kay Wyant were married Dec. 15, 1968, in Kansas City...
Oleida Rauscher (02/21/03)
Oleida "Lee" Rauscher, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born June 15, 1917, at Altenburg, Mo., daughter of Ludwig and Anna Lichtenegger Gerler. She first married Gerald Phelps in 1939. He died in 1964. She later married Gustav Rauscher in 1972 in St. Louis. He died in 1980...