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Obituaries from April 2003

Gladys Ritter (04/08/03)
Gladys L. Ritter, 87, of Potosi, Mo., died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at Potosi Manor. She was born Dec. 9, 1915, at Desloge, Mo., daughter of Luther Matthew and Bessie Inez Pinkley Wilson. She and Harold Lee Ritter were married Sept. 12, 1938, at Caledonia, Mo. He died Oct. 7, 1984...
Leonard Long (04/10/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Leonard Ray Long, 64, of Benton died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Aug. 17, 1938, in Columbus, Ky., son of Byoma and Addie May Wilson Long. Long had worked at Yellow Freight Co. of Detroit, Mich. He moved here 15 years ago from Detroit...
Anna Phillips (04/10/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Anna Bell Phillips, 92, of Thebes died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 18, 1910, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Willis and Bertha King Wilson. She married Jesse Phillips, who died in 1972...
Roy Johnston (04/10/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Roy Woodrow Johnston, 85, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Jan. 31, 1918, at Bell City, Mo., son of Lurena Johnston. He married the former Jessie Kurd. Johnston worked in construction in the area, including several years for Potashnick. He had also worked in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas...
Dr. Donnell Etzwiler (04/10/03)
Dr. Donnell D. Etzwiler, 76, of Bloomington, Minn., passed away Sunday, April 6, 2003, of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Don is the son-in-law of Lela Brown of Advance, Mo., and grandson-in-law of Dora Morgan of Zalma, Mo. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, the Rev. Jack Brown...
Linda Hines (04/10/03)
Linda L. Hines, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 10, 1942, at Ardeola, Mo., daughter of Elmer Clifton and Marie Grahm Watkins. She and John W. Hines were married Feb. 11, 1969, in Cairo, Ill. He died May 6, 1995...
Lillian Brown (04/10/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Lillian Nadine Brown, 76, of Sedgewickville passed away Monday, April 7, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 17, 1926, in Success, Ark., daughter of John Robert and Elsie Osborn Lowery. She and Omer William Brown were married April 14, 1947. He preceded her in death March 8, 1995...
Edwin Weber (04/11/03)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Edwin H. Weber, 82, of Frohna died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 8, 1920, at Altenburg, Mo., son of Rudolf F. and Christine C. Mueller Weber. He and Amanda H. Wachter were married Oct. 11, 1942. She died Oct. 23, 2000...
Ellis Hecht (04/11/03)
SHAWNEETOWN, Mo. -- Ellis R. Hecht, 73, of Shawneetown died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Susan Benz (04/11/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Susan Elizabeth Benz, 91, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at her home. She was born March 13, 1912, in Maplewood, Mo., daughter of James and Susana Phelan Halbrook. She and Leonard P. Benz were married Jan. 12, 1946, in Paragould, Ark. He died in 1969...
Louella Edwards (04/10/03)
Louella May Edwards, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at her home. She was born July 30, 1925, in Missouri, daughter of Thomas and Lee Bishop. She married Arthur Edwards Sr. Edwards worked in housekeeping in Portland, Ore., prior to moving to Cape Girardeau this year...
Edwin Weber (04/10/03)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Edwin H. Weber, 82, of Frohna died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Norma Keller (04/08/03)
Norma Dean Keller, 78, of Scott City died Monday, April 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank and Yevetta Hunt Reed. She and Roger A. Keller were married Jan. 31, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 13, 1993...
Ian Sutherland (04/08/03)
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Ian D.W. Sutherland of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 5, 2003, from injuries related to a skydiving accident. Col. Sutherland was born Feb. 7, 1933, son of Adam W. and Mary Moser Sutherland, and raised in Jefferson City, Tenn...
Charlotte Mims (04/09/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charlotte Keller Mims, 45, of Perryville died Monday, April 7, 2003, at her home. She was born June 6, 1957, at Kewanee, Mo., daughter of Harold and Barbara Gates Mims. Mims was a certified chemist. She worked at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., 27 years. She was currently employed at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville...
Johnny Nimmo (04/09/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Johnny Eugene Nimmo, 72, of Sikeston died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 27, 1931, at Morehouse, Mo., son of John Luther and Jenny Catherine Frazier Nimmo. He and Barbara Jane Woods were married Jan. 10, 1949, at Dexter, Mo...
Evelyn Townes (04/09/03)
Evelyn Townes, 88, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at The Arbors. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Sullenger (04/09/03)
James Edward Sullenger, 82, of Paducah, Ky., died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was the son of Charles Frank "C.F." and Minnie Bessie Carter Sullenger. He was a retired operator and manager of several clubs. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Masonic Lodge 127, and Shriner Oriental Band...
Clarice Wills (04/09/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Clarice Wills, 85, of Cobden died Monday, April 7, 2003, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. She was born May 27, 1917, in Lee County, Ky., daughter of Coleman and Rosa Smallwood Howell. She and Gilbert L. Wills were married in 1934, in Lee County. He died March 7, 1961...
Charlotte Crouch (04/09/03)
Charlotte R. Crouch, 60, of Laredo, Texas, died Friday, April 4, 2003, at Doctors Hospital of Laredo. She was born Jan. 19, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Chester and Hannah Rumsfelt Cotner. She and Howard R. Crouch were married June 21, 1970, in Taneyville, Mo...
Oma Unger (04/09/03)
Oma D. Unger, 87, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 25, 1916, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Joe and Frieda Wills Cobble. She and Robert E. "Bob" Unger were married Aug. 30, 1933. He passed away March 26, 1985...
Lydia Crecelius (04/11/03)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Lydia Jewell Crecelius, 78, of Metropolis, Ill., formerly of Olmsted, died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Good Samaritan Care Center in Metropolis. She was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Harrisburg, Ill., daughter of Oliver Clinton and Mahalia Emaline Baker Osborn. She and Raymond G. Crecelius were married Aug. 10, 1942. He died April 27, 1995...
Allan Hanks (04/11/03)
Allan Wayne Hanks, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Nov. 25, 1917, in Commerce, Texas, son of Columbus Franklin and Bertha O. Hale Hanks. Hanks was a 1939 graduate of Fornfelt High School. He worked for Cotton Belt Railroad at Fornfelt and then at Pine Bluff, Ark. He later worked for Rockwell International in California...
Charles Houart (04/11/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Charles D. Houart, 30, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Dexter, Mo. He was born Feb. 7, 1973, at Dexter, son of Charles E. and Mary Crabb Houart. Houart lived in the Bloomfield community all his life. He was employed by Walker Construction Co. at Dexter the past nine years. He was a member of Ridge Runners Motorcycle Club in Idalia...
Roy Turner (04/12/03)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Roy Lee Turner, 35, of Wolf Lake died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born Aug. 23, 1967, in Kansas City, Mo., son of William Albert and Annie Turner. He and Jeannie Smith were married Sept. 17, 1990, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Kenneth Ford (04/12/03)
Kenneth Lloyd Ford, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lloyd Newton and Mary Lee Smith Ford. Ford was a meat cutter. Survivors include two sons, Chris Ford of Cape Girardeau, Scott Ford of Bullhead City, Ariz.; mother and stepfather, Mary Lee and Joe Davis of Cape Girardeau; and a sister, Cheryl Welter of Benton, Mo...
Dianna Bollinger (04/12/03)
Dianna Lee Bollinger, 57, of Scott City died Friday, April 11, 2003, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Ellis Hecht (04/12/03)
Ellis R. Hecht, 73, of Shawneetown passed away Thursday, April 10, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Ellis was born Aug. 16, 1929, at New Wells, son of Rudolph T. and Aleida Wachter Hecht. He and Dorothy Ruehling were married March 31, 1951. She survives...
Lynn Dempster (04/12/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ethelyn "Lynn" Matthews Dempster, 76, of Sikeston died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Johnson County, Clarksville, Ark., eldest daughter of Herbert Spencer and Flora Ann Lee Matthews Sr. She and Robert A. Dempster were married in May 1979. He preceded her in death March 23, 1995...
Linda Hines (04/12/03)
Linda L. Hines, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 10, 1942, at Ardeola, Mo., daughter of Elmer Clifton and Marie Grahm Watkins. She and John W. Hines were married Feb. 11, 1969, in Cairo, Ill. He died May 6, 1995...
Lucell Riehn (04/13/03)
Lucell S. Riehn, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 11, 2003, at home. She was born Dec. 17, 1919, at Tomato, Ark., daughter of Harry B. and Mayetta Boothe Stewart. She and Alban Riehn were married September 19, 1937, at New Madrid, Mo. He died Dec. 20, 2002...
Dianna Bollinger (04/13/03)
Dianna Lee Bollinger, 57, of Scott City died Friday, April 11, 2003, at the home. She was born April 3, 1946, at Elgin, Ill., daughter of James Young Holmes and Esther Marie Hilliker Holmes. She and Jimmy R. Bollinger were married Nov. 26, 1969, at Scott City. Bollinger was an adult assistant coordinator at the Career Technology Center in Cape Girardeau. She belonged to the First Church of Christ Science in Cape Girardeau...
Arthur Schnurbusch (04/13/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Arthur L. Schnurbusch, 70, of Perryville died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born July 1, 1932, at Apple Creek, Mo., son of Hugo and Louisa Wichern Schnurbusch. He and Kathryn Tarrillion were married June 20, 1975...
Arthur Hodges (04/12/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Arthur L. Hodges, 82, of Tamms died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Cairo, Ill., son of Liston and Ginnie Crippen Hodges. He and Viola Randolph were married Oct. 26, 1957, at Unity, Ill...
Hazel Tucker (04/12/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hazel M. Tucker, 81, of Perryville died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 14, 1921, in Randolph County, Ill., daughter of Pius and Marcella Brewer Moonier. She and LeRoy J. Tucker were married Feb. 18, 1939. He died Sept. 7, 1977...
Aline Graham (04/11/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Aline E. Graham, 93, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Jan. 17, 1910, at Fredericktown, Mo., daughter of Jacob Charles and Myrtle Bell Wheeler Rouse. She and Ivan V. Graham were married in 1928. He died in 1964...
Joseph McLain (04/11/03)
SILVER LAKE, Mo. -- Joseph "Joe" McLain, 72, of St. Charles, Mo., died Thursday, April 10, 2003, in St. Charles. He was born May 17, 1930, at Silver Lake, son of Paul Joseph and Mary Corine Jannin McLain. He and Virda N. House were married March 24, 1956...
Kenneth Ford (04/11/03)
Kenneth Lloyd Ford, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Bruce Parsons Sr. (04/11/03)
Bruce Leonard Parsons Sr., 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 28, 2003, at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, Ala., while visiting a son and his family. He was born Sept. 8, 1908, in Kirkwood, Mo., son of Charles Reynolds and Anna Dodge Parsons. He and Marie Elizabeth "Betty" Hamel were married May 11, 1934. She preceded him in death April 18, 1999...
Greg Hahs (04/11/03)
Greg Hahs, 61, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 26, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ernest L. and Anna Mae Amos Hahs. He and Sharon Wilson were married April 10, 1965. Greg was a 1960 graduate of Jackson High School, and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He served in the U.S. Army and National Guard Reserve from 1962 to 1966...
Dessie Lincoln (04/12/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dessie Mae Lincoln, 75, of Marble Hill died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 18, 1927, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of Homer P. and Lula Jane Jordan Upchurch. She and Robert Jack Lincoln were married March 8, 1947. He died Jan. 20, 1992...
Coena Reinagel (04/12/03)
KELSO, Mo. -- Coena Veronica Reinagel, 79, of Kelso died Friday, April 11, 2003, at her home. She was born March 15, 1924, at Kelso, daughter of Albert Joseph and Bertha Heuring Schwartz. She and Henry William Reinagel were married Oct. 12, 1943, at Kelso. He died April 25, 2000...
Willard Newberry (04/12/03)
Willard E. Newberry, 82, of Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 28, 1921, at Carthage, Mo., son of Byron O. and Lenna Maynard Newberry. He and Doris M. Erickson were married May 10, 1946, in Springfield, Mo...
Latriko Gant (04/12/03)
WILSON CITY, Mo. -- Latriko Gant, 26, of Wilson City died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 9, 2003, in Charleston, Mo. He was born Dec. 17, 1976, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Dwight Rice and Varetta Gant. Gant was a 1995 graduate of Charleston High School...
William Bolen (04/13/03)
William "Bill" Bolen, age 76, of Jackson passed away Friday, April 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 14, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dean Heady officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery, with a Missouri military honors service...
Harold Greenley (04/08/03)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Harold L. Greenley, 74, of Red Bud, Ill., died Friday, April 4, 2003, at Red Bud Regional Hospital. He was born March 11, 1929, in Miller City, son of Lloyd and Beatrice Switzer Greenley. He and Virginia Rushing were married Jan. 6, 1963, at Fredericktown, Mo...
Dr. Richard Reavis (04/01/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Dr. Richard L. Reavis, 64, of Dongola died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 13, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, son of Cloyd and Helen McCullough Reavis. He and Sidna Handley were married May 28, 1966...
Clay Taylor (04/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rueben Clay Taylor, 85, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 7, 1917, in McMullin, Mo., son of Charles Paschall and Ada Adeliene Prichett Taylor. He and Evelyn Taylor were married May 4, 1938, in Sikeston. She died Dec. 20, 2002...
Evelyn Cruse (04/02/03)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Evelyn Ruth Cruse, 88, of Greenville, Ill., died Monday, March 31, 2003, at Farrow Nursing Home in Greenville. She was born Feb. 5, 1915, at Olmsted, daughter of James Arthur and Nellie Gillespie Palmer. She married Ralph Cruse, who died in 1981...
Woodrow Crites (04/02/03)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Woodrow Paul Crites, 81, of Puxico died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 30, 1921, at Greenbrier, Mo., son of Horace and Dovie Cato Crites. He and Pauline Woodfin were married June 9, 1942, at Bloomfield, Mo...
David Huber (04/03/03)
BREWER, Mo. -- David J. Huber, 85, of Brewer died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 31, 1917, in Perry County, son of Otto A. and Emily M. Moranville Huber. He and Norma D. Cambron were married Nov. 20, 1943. Huber retired from Carpenters Union Local 2214 in St. Louis. He was a member of Christ the Savior Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society at Brewer, American Legion Post 133 and VFW Post 4282 in Perryville, Mo...
Janet Thies (04/03/03)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Janet Maria Thies, 60, of Poplar Bluff died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include her son, Michael Thies, of Cape Girardeau. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Saturday at Cotrell Funeral Chapel in Poplar Bluff with burial following at 5 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Poplar Bluff with the Rev. Michael McDevitt officiating...
Lillie Wessling (04/03/03)
Lillie Wessling, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 28, 1914, at Neelys Landing, Mo., daughter of Carl J. and Nora Clingingsmith Craft. She and Henry J. Wessling were married May 4, 1932, in St. Louis. He died April 16, 1985...
Lana Orrell (04/03/03)
Lana G. Orrell, 54, formerly of Houston, died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at her home in Jackson. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Rocky Tallent officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Thrisey McClain (04/03/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thrisey Wilkinson McClain, 58, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 18, 1944, in Scott County, daughter of Riley Adam and Elsie Ray Long. She first married Les Wilkinson in 1978 at Benton, Mo. He died June 27, 1995. She and Larry McClain were married Sept. 12, 1997, at Sikeston...
Mike Conley (04/04/03)
ST. LOUIS -- Mike Conley, 55, of Jackson, died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at the John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Vernon Zimmerman (04/02/03)
Vernon Edward Zimmerman, 67, of Scott City died Monday, March 31, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 8, 1935, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Theodore Roosevelt and Anna Lee Cambron Zimmerman. Zimmerman was a riverboat pilot. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Scott City, Harold O. Grauel Masonic Lodge 672 and Cape Shrine Club in Cape Girardeau, and Moolah Temple in St. Louis...
Mabel Alston (04/02/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mabel M. Alston, 88, of Chaffee died Monday, March 31, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 28, 1914, in Neosho County, Kan., daughter of Elzie Sigle and Florence Elizabeth Sours Edwards. She and William Riley Alston were married July 1, 1932. He died Dec. 17, 1992...
Evelyn Hall (04/01/03)
Evelyn F. Hall, 45, of Oak Ridge died Friday, March 28, 2003, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 25, 1957, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Silver and Freida Bufford Hall. Hall was a 1977 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She was self-employed in domestic service...
Mabel Alston (04/01/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mabel Mildred Alston, 88, of Chaffee died Monday, March 31, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Edgar Hecht (04/01/03)
Edgar W. Hecht, age 78, of New Wells, entered his heavenly home Monday, March 31, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Edgar was born Oct. 22, 1924, in Altenburg, Mo., son of William H. and Louise Swan Hecht. He and Ruby E. Starzinger were married Oct. 12, 1947, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells...
Leita Kiehn (04/01/03)
Leita L. Kiehn, 94, formerly of Jackson, died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 16, 1908, in Advance, Mo., daughter of George and Mella Reed Chapman. She and Louis M. Kiehn were married Aug. 24, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 19, 1973...
Bruce Parsons (04/02/03)
Bruce Parsons, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 28, 2003, while visiting a son in Montgomery, Ala. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Verna Stout (04/02/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Verna D. Stout, 97, of Mounds died Friday, March 28, 2003, at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Ga. She was born May 5, 1905, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of Joshua and Daisy Hostler Childers. She married Edward Robert Stout, who preceded her in death in 1954...
Raynett Moll (04/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Raynett Moll, 82, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born March 3, 1921, in Sikeston, daughter of Raymond A. and Myrtle Sheppard Moll. Moll was a member of First United Methodist Church...
Ester Hartwick (04/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ester May Hartwick, 62, of Sikeston died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 11, 1940, in Dell, Ark., daughter of Russell R. and Estell O. Manes McMinn. Hartwick was formerly of Bertrand, Mo., and had been a waitress...
Joshua Gross (04/02/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Joshua Daniel Gross died at birth Friday, March 28, 2003, at the University of Louisville Medical Center in Louisville, Ky. Survivors include his parents, Clinton and Tammy Poe Gross of Paducah, Ky.; a brother, Levi Gross, a sister, Lexy Gross, both of Paducah; grandparents, Jack and Jane Hargraves of Chaffee, and Charles and Dessie Gross of Anniston, Mo...
Willard Rainey (04/04/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Willard "Bill" Rainey, 79, of Advance died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. He was born Aug. 21, 1923, in Advance, son of Charles and Lula Raver Rainey. He and Helen Croy were married Aug. 24, 1945, in Piggott, Ark...
George Keller (04/04/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- George W. Keller, 84, of Perryville died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 19, 1918, at St. Mary's, Mo., son of Harry E. and Mabel Roth Keller. He and Mary Schneier were married Feb. 7, 1942...
Ida Wilkins (04/04/03)
HAYWOOD CITY, Mo. -- Ida Mae Wilkins, 54, of Haywood City died Friday, March 28, 2003, at the home of a sister in St. Louis. She was born April 21, 1948, in Greenville, Miss., daughter of Mary Stevens and Wilber Moore. She and George Wilkins were married in 1971. He died in 1985...
Frieda Clore (04/07/03)
Frieda C. Clore, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at Des Peres Hospital in Kirkwood, Mo. She was born Feb. 23, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William and Emma Overbeck Krieger. She and Charles Scott Clore were married June 29, 1935, in Cape Girardeau. He died in June 1944...
Rev. Robert Trentham (04/07/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- The Rev. Robert "Bobby" C. Trentham, 65, of Patton died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at his residence. He was born March 12, 1938, in Advance, Mo., son of the Rev. Carl and Sarah Douglas Trentham. He and Carolyn Berry were married June 11, 1960, at New Hope Church in Cascade, Mo...
GIlbert Bock (04/07/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gilbert A. Bock, 84, of Uniontown, Mo., died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born May 30, 1918, in Uniontown, son of Immanuel and Pauline Stelling Bock. He and Hilda Huttegger were married Jan. 17, 1942. He was a farmer and a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown...
Roy Casper (04/07/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Roy Casper, 66, of Dongola died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Raymond Pulley (04/07/03)
GALE, Ill. -- Raymond Gregg Pulley, 69, of Gale died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 17, 1933, in Mexico, Mo., son of Mitchell Shire and Alta Haislip Pulley. He moved to Gale from St. Louis in 1969...
Glenville Martin (04/07/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Glenville L. "Glen" Martin, 87, of Perryville died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Oct. 12, 1915, in St. Louis, son of Ethel Radford. He and Verna Nations were married Sept. 9, 1939. She died May 7, 1970...
Malcolm Corse (04/08/03)
CROSSTOWN, Mo. -- Malcolm H. Corse, 85, of St. Louis died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kirkwood, Mo. He was born March 5, 1918, at Crosstown, son of Henry and Lydia Wadsworth Corse. He married Irene Miget, who died Jan. 1, 1979. Corse had been a heavy equipment operator with Massman Construction. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church...
Roy Casper (04/08/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Roy Casper, 66, of Dongola died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at his home. He was born April 13, 1936, in Perks, Ill., son of Homer and Ivah Eddleman Casper. He and Carol Churchill were married Aug. 30, 1958. Casper was owner/operator of Casper Trucking. He previously was foreman at Johnson County Asphalt in Red Bud, Ill. He was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church in Perks...
Lena Farrow (04/08/03)
LEEMON, Mo. -- Lena Viola Farrow, 87, of Fieldon, Ill., died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville, Ill. She was born Aug. 8, 1915, at Leemon, daughter of Albert and Ora Unger McClard. She and Oliver Clarence Farrow were married Dec. 24, 1935, in Perryville, Mo...
Gladys Ritter (04/07/03)
Gladys L. Ritter, 87, of Potosi, Mo., died Sunday, April 6, 2003, at Potosi Manor. Arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Ian Sutherland (04/06/03)
Ian Sutherland, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Fords and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Frieda Clore (04/06/03)
Frieda Clore of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 5, 2003, in Des Peres, Mo. Arrangements were incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Evelyn Becker (04/04/03)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Evelyn Becker, 81, of Beaumont, Texas, died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, in Beaumont. She was born May 25, 1921, in Miller City, daughter of Thomas and Vera Willis McCoy. She and the Rev. Walter E. Becker were married in 1944. The Beckers resided in the Miller City/Olive Branch, Ill., area until moving to Beaumont in the 1950s...
Wilma Below (04/04/03)
Wilma Below, 85, of Delta died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 8, 1917, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of William and Jennie Wray Whitener. She and John Below were married Jan. 16, 1945, at Jackson. He preceded her in death May 7, 1975...
Robert Paden (04/04/03)
Robert Baxter Paden, 70, of Maysville, Mo., died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at Heartland West Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo. He was born June 22, 1932, in Kansas City, Mo., son of Thomas Elmer and Emily Hannah Morrison Paden. He and Jean Lowes were united in marriage Oct. 23, 1965...
Betty Nettler (04/04/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Betty J. Nettler, 73, of Advance entered into rest Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, at Brownwood, Mo., daughter of Laurence and Eula Smith Williams. Betty was united in marriage to Larry Nettler June 18, 1966, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death Nov. 14, 1992...
Junior Miller (04/05/03)
ANNA, Ill., -- Junior R. Miller, 70, of Anna died Friday, April 4, 2003, at the Veterans Home in Anna. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hileman & Parr Funeral Services in Jonesboro, Ill.
Maudie Chambliss (04/05/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Maudie Christine Chambliss, 100, of Cairo died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Chambliss was formerly of Mounds, Ill. Friends may call at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mound City, Ill., after 9 a.m. today...
Michael Conley (04/05/03)
Michael L. "Mike" Conley, 55, of Jackson died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born July 4, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of William R. and Virginia Crader Conley. He and Reita Schweain were married Sept. 1, 1967, in Jackson...
Mary Whitney (04/06/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary B. Whitney, 86, of Anna died Friday, April 4, 2003, at Union County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 15, 1916, at Anna, daughter of Dee and Vica Young Brimm. She and Leon Whitney were married Nov. 7, 1942. He died Nov. 16, 1972. Whitney was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the First Baptist Church. She was city clerk for the city of Anna for 28 years before retiring...
Junior Miller (04/06/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Junior R. Miller, 70, of Anna died Friday, April 4, 2003, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born April 22, 1932, at Reynoldsville, Ill., son of Dorothy Hazel Miller Skiles. Miller was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He worked at Carter Carburetor in St. Louis for many years...
William Hurst (04/26/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- William L. "Bill" Hurst, 70, of Mounds died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 29, 1932. He married the former Mary Hubbard. Hurst was a janitor and maintenance worker at Smiles Senior Citizen Center the past seven years, and was dogcatcher for the city of Mounds. He was a former grave digger at Spencer Heights and Beechwood cemeteries...
John Baldwin (04/26/03)
John R. Baldwin, 69, of Jackson died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Sandra Chaney (04/26/03)
Sandra Lynn Chaney, 39, of Scott City died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 12, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James William and Shirley Ann Green Schoen. Chaney was a cook at Wendy's Restaurant...
Martha Chrestman (04/26/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Martha P. Chrestman, 92, of Mounds died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born June 11, 1910, in Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of George and Emma Workman Parker. She married Ernest Chrestman, who died in 1998...
Gwen Shy (04/25/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gwendolyn Louise Shy, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at her home. She was born Nov. 16, 1922, at Ristine, Mo., daughter of Gordon Samuel and Helen Gould Cruchon Shy Sr. Shy was office manager and accountant at Scott County Milling Co. more than 40 years. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, and a charter member of Daughters of Isabella and Legion of Mary...
Paul Johnson (04/26/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Paul Embro Johnson, 67, of Farmington, Mo., died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1936, in East Prairie, son of Rosalee Johnson. He married Jessie Marie Armstrong, who died April 18, 2003. Johnson was a retired handyman. He moved to Farmington 10 years ago from East Prairie...
Wilma Dailey (04/26/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Wilma A. Dailey, 69, of Marble Hill died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Bollinger County, daughter of Johnny and Myrtle Fulbright Cook. She and James L. "Vern" Dailey were married Dec. 25, 1954...
Gertrude Evans (04/26/03)
Gertrude F. Evans, 90, of Jackson passed away Friday, April 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 18, 1913, in Baden, Germany, daughter of Joseph and Frances Martin Dunz. She and Joseph Harold "Slim" Evans were married June 9, 1938. He passed away March 13, 1985...
Ralph Beck (04/26/03)
Ralph J. Beck, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 27, 1922, in Newberry, S.C., son of John and Mamie Donald Beck. He and Betty Ann Rhea were married Feb. 2, 1952, in Fall City, Neb. She died Dec. 9, 1988...
Lucretia Thomas (04/26/03)
Lucretia Elizabeth Thomas died April 23, 2003, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Herbert and Vivian Wilson Gaden, who preceded her in death. She and Cornelius Thomas were married Feb. 6, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark...
John Baldwin (04/27/03)
John R. Baldwin, 69, of Jackson died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 25, 1933, in Vincennes, Ind., son of Ralph M. and Benna B. Holmes Baldwin. He and Wilma J. Compton were married June 4, 1955, in Vincennes...
Charlotte Moll (04/27/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charlotte Jean Moll, 76, of Sikeston died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 11, 1926, at Sikeston, daughter of Harry and Tessie Dill Strain. She and Miller Gene Moll were married Sept. 27, 1947...
Stella Knuckles (04/27/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Stella Knuckles, 83, of Sikeston died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 10, 1919, at Bugscuffle, Okla., daughter of Wylie and Minnie Gamble Downs. She and Herschel were married Aug. 31, 1938, at Charter Oak. He died Jan. 28, 1987...
Albert Kirchdoerfer (04/25/03)
Albert C. Kirchdoerfer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Jan. 14, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of George and Bertha Hoefler Kirchdoerfer. He and Marie E. Frank were married Oct. 14, 1950. She died Oct. 24, 1992...
Matthew Hayden (04/25/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Matthew Paul Hayden, 15, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born June 8, 1987, at Perryville, Mo., son of Jeff Hayden and Lisa Hafner. Hayden was a student at New Dawn State School. Survivors include his father of Perryville, his mother of Park Hills, Mo.; foster parents, Mike and Melissa Stewart of Sikeston; a half sister, Nikki Hayden of Perryville; and foster brother, Chris Stewart of Sikeston...
Theodore Hudson (04/25/03)
Theodore H. "Ted" Hudson, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 1, 1928, at St. Mary, Mo., son of Jesse V. and Theresa Ann Holland Hudson. Hudson had been a bus driver with JPL in Pasadena, Calif., and a truck driver with Friget Freeze Ice Creams and Knudson Dairy Co. He was a member of American Legion Post 133, VFW Post 4282, AmVets, and Eagles...
Willie Childress (04/24/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Willie Childress, 74, of Mounds died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Mounds from 5 to 8 p.m. today. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in National Cemetery at Mound City, Ill...
Richard Meyer (04/24/03)
Richard "Dick" Myer, 68, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 23, 2003. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Albert Kirchdoerfer (04/24/03)
Albert C. Kirchdoerfer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Terry Crowe (04/24/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Terry Dennis Crowe, 49, of Sikeston, died Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Oct. 31, 1953, to Eileen McRoy Crowe and the late Noel Crowe. Crowe was a former resident of Bloomfield and worked for several years with the city's water department. For the past 20 years, he has lived in Sikeston and Matthews and was a member of the Sikeston Eagles Club...
Susie Rutledge (04/24/03)
PARMA, Mo. -- Susie Orene Rutledge, 88, of Parma died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 21, 1915, in Bellefontaine, Miss., daughter of James and Janie Richards Tillman. She and Johnnie Rutledge were married Feb. 2, 1938, in Bellefontaine. He died April 19, 1995...
Norman Toler (04/24/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Norman C. Toler, 68, of Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born March 1, 1935, in Ferguson, Mo., son of William and Agnes Weissmueller Toler. He and Ruth M. Grabenhorst were married June 11, 1955...
Dorothy Halter (04/24/03)
Dorothy Eugenia Halter, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 21, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 11, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edward and Emma Lipp Nenninger. She and Ivo W. Halter were married Sept. 29, 1941. Halter was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral and its Council of Catholic Women, and a member of Church Women United...
Willard Westmoreland (04/25/03)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- William Willard "Skinner" Westmoreland Jr., 82, of Morehouse died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Sept. 27, 1920, in Sikeston, son of William Willard and Dink Oliver Westmoreland Sr. He first married June Janette Turner Feb. 2, 1940, in New Madrid County. She died Nov. 14, 1946. He and Georgia Evelyn Simpson were married July 10, 1950. She died Feb. 21, 1991...
Kenneth Hargrave (04/25/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Kenneth Wayne Hargrave, 59, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. He was born May 3, 1943, in Cairo, Ill., son of Goldie and Mary Binford Hargrave. Survivors include five sons, Gary Hargrave of Belton, Texas, Troy Hargrave of Cape Girardeau, Christopher Conner of Dexter, Tim Hargrave of Anna, Ill., Steve Hargrave of Joliet, Ill.; two daughters, Melissa Meskenas of Arlington, Tenn., Laurie Van Buren of Anna; his mother of Bloomfield; a brother, Roger Hargrave of Joliet; a sister, Margaret Carlson of Spokane, Wash.; a friend, Sally Pratt; and 12 grandchildren.. ...
Mary Reilly (04/25/03)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Mary Agnes Reilly, 94, of Glenallen died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at St. Francois Manor in Farmington, Mo. She was born June 4, 1908, near Glenallen, daughter of Joseph William and Maud McAnally Reilly. Reilly was employed in the time finance department of First National Bank 31 years, retiring in June 1973...
Ina Pinkley (04/25/03)
Ina E. Pinkley, 83, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis, while visiting a sister. She was born Oct. 31, 1919, in Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Marion E. and Flora Belle Stewart Bush. She and Warren W. Pinkley were married Jan. 25, 1954. He died Oct. 30, 1996...
Pete Kirkpatrick (04/25/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pete Kirkpatrick, 58, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at his home following an illness. He was born Feb. 27, 1945, in Bollinger County, son of Orville J. and Carrie Long Kirkpatrick. He and Jo Ann Welker were married Sept. 3, 1966...
Lucretia Thomas (04/24/03)
Lucretia E. Thomas, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Thompson (04/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ralph E. Thompson, 79, of Perryville died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 14, 1924, son of Charles and Estella A. Green Thompson. He and Lorene M. Mueller were married Dec. 16, 1944. Thompson was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fellowship Club, LLL, Berean Bible Class and American Legion Post 133. He served two terms as Ward I alderman in Perryville. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific...
Myrtle Dirden (04/29/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Myrtle Dirden, 71, of Anna died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at Union County Hospital. She was born July 6, 1931, in Anna, daughter of Delbert and Dena Vance Taylor. She and John H. Dirden were married July 6, 1948. He died Oct. 12, 2000. Dirden was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church in Wolf Lake, Ill...
Ruth Hodges (04/29/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Ruth V. Hodges, 69, of Villa Ridge died Monday, April 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Jones Funeral Home of Villa Ridge.
Lorene Fairweather (04/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lorene Fairweather, 83, of Sikeston died Monday, April 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 25, 1920, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Albert and Carrie Hill Fodge. Fairweather had been an inspector and worked in quality control 27 years for Shakeproof Inc. in Elgin, Ill., retiring in July 1978. She moved to Sikeston later that year. She was a member of Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church...
Paralee Anderson (04/30/03)
Paralee H. Anderson, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 9, 1907, in Shaw, Miss., daughter of Coleman and Molenda Sharp Huffman. She and Clayborn Anderson were married Sept. 2, 1933. He died in 1986...
Winifred Meeks (04/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Winifred Meeks, 68, of Sikeston died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at North West Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. She was born June 5, 1934, in Warrington, England, daughter of John and Rachel Hutcheson Alcock. She and Charles E. Meeks were married Jan. 14, 1954, in England...
Hilda Foerstel (04/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda M. Foerstel, 94, of Perryville died Monday, April 28, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 1, 1908, in Perry County, daughter of John and Margaret Mabuce Christisen. She and William F. Foerstel were married Dec. 23, 1931, in St. Louis. He died in 1981...
Herman Scheiding (04/30/03)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Herman "Red" Scheiding, 92, of Murphysboro died Monday, April 28, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born Sept. 19, 1910, in Kankakee County, son of Herman and Marie Scheiding. He and Dora Mae Rich were married in 1932. She died in 1967. He later married Ameda Jackson...
Edgar Culbertson (04/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edgar I. Culbertson, 77, of Sikeston died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1925, in Sikeston, son of Earl and Elizabeth Johnson Culbertson. He and Margaret Jane Middleton were married May 8, 1947. She died March 24, 1976. He and Nedria McCain Vanover were married Aug. 11, 1984...
Maxie Graviett (04/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Maxie Alton Graviett, 82, of Sikeston died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, in the Emergency Room at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Dec. 11, 1920, in Fayetteville, Ark., daughter of Clarence Lee and Mary Lou Evans Graviett. Graviett was a retired carpenter...
Ruth Hodges (04/30/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Ruth Virginia Hodges, 69, of Villa Ridge died Monday, April 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 15, 1933, in Brownsville, Ill., daughter of Donald and Mary Wagner Coleman. She and Robert S. Hodges were married June 7, 1953, in Cairo, Ill...
Franklin Powell (04/30/03)
Franklin "Don" Powell, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 31, 1941, in Gadsden, Ala., son of Ollie and Bertha Hanna Powell. He married Theresa Eve Musgrave. Powell retired from Noranda Aluminum. He was owner and manager of Muddy Waters...
Dora Staats (04/30/03)
ARBOR, Mo. -- Dora Lee Staats, 81, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Arbor, died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Pearl Robinson (04/29/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Pearl B. Robinson, 90, of Patton died Monday, April 28, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 20, 1912, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of Charley and Mary Gromer Besher. She and Robert N. Robinson were married Oct. 24, 1931. He died Oct. 3, 1983...
James Brown (04/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James E. "Joe" Brown, 67, of Sikeston died Monday, April 28, 2003, at his home. He was born May 27, 1935, in Sikeston, son of James E. and Kathleen Monan Brown. He and Ruth Loveless were married Sept. 3, 1960, in Sikeston. Brown was a painter with his father and brothers until becoming disabled. He was a charter member of Eagles Aerie 3319...
Iris Kenner (04/29/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Iris Kenner, 91, of Cairo died Monday, April 28, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Georgia Damron (04/27/03)
CHRIS PAGANO*semissourian Seen cleaning up Litz Park, one of the four parks benefitting in Jackson's Park Day, were from left, Angela Breese and Keith Sander. ANNA, Ill. -- Georgia Reischauer Damron, 78, of Marion, Ill., died Friday, April 25, 2003, at her home...
Katie Curry (04/27/03)
Katie Curry, 91, of Jackson died Saturday, April 26, 2003, in Ratliffe Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Sadie Davis (04/27/03)
Sadie Velma Davis, 86, of Scott City died Friday, April 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1917, in Whitewater, daughter of Andy Mance and Effie Arizona Young. She and Cletis Davis Sr. were married Feb. 19, 1937, in Jackson. He died March 21, 1994...
Mary Matheney (04/27/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary "Frances" Matheney, 80, of Bell City, Mo., died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 28, 1922, at Pleasant Grove, Mo., daughter of Oscar and Nancy Elizabeth Bennett Vickens...
Richard Myer (04/27/03)
Richard Dean "Dick" Myer, 68, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at the home of a friend. Friends may call between 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. A Knights of Columbus service will be held at 7 p.m. and an American Legion service at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, at the funeral home, with Monsignor Edward Eftink officiating. Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery with U.S. Navy military honors...
Ruby Johnson (04/27/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ruby A. Johnson, 84, of St. Ann, Mo., died April 26, 2003 at the Woodlands Nursing Home. She was born May 8, 1918, at Advance, daughter of Comelous and Althea Zimmerman Cox. She was a factory assembler for Valve Manufacturer. She married George Johnson, and he preceded her in death...
Amy Haman (04/27/03)
Amy Mills Haman, 103, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at Ratcliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 12, 1899, at Thebes, Ill., daughter of C. Monroe and Mary Elizabeth McCrite Buster. She and Walter W. Mills were married Nov. 24, 1919. He died March 5, 1954. She and William Heiple were married May 2, 1957. He died in 1971. She and Chester Haman were married July 1, 1975. He died March 21, 1993...
Donald Henry (04/28/03)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Donald T. Henry, 72, formerly of Cypress, Ill., died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at the Faith Regional Healthcare Center in Norfolk, Neb. He was born Oct. 7, 1930, near Whitehill, Ill., son of Robert and Katie Henry. He was retired after 22 years in the U.S. Air Force...
Frieda Anderson (04/28/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Frieda Ermal Dickerson Anderson, 83, of McClure, Ill., died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 23, 1920, in Delta, Ill., daughter of William B. and Bertha A. Hutchison Dickerson. She and Edward Dwain Anderson were married Sept. 4, 1940. He died Jan. 14, 1988...
Jessie Scivally (04/28/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jessie Lee Scivally, 76, of Anna died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care. She was born Sept. 2, 1926, in Doniphan, Mo., daughter of Hartford and Lela Ann Bullock Johnson. She and George O. Scivally were married April 9, 1946, in Anna...
Katie Curry (04/28/03)
Katie E. Curry, 91, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Curry was born Oct. 1, 1911, near Carterville, Ill., the daughter of Tom and Gerdie Boyd Robison. On June 19, 1926, she married Carl E. Curry in Lilbourn, Mo. He passed away Jan. 25, 1937...
Robert Terry (04/29/03)
Robert F. Terry, 74, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 20, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Patrick and Estelle Frenzel Fitzgerald. He and Vesta Estes were married May 25, 1957. She preceded him in death April 8, 1982. He and Lynn Rose were married June 15, 1985, in Ste. Genevieve...
Lisa Mitchell (04/30/03)
Lisa Gaye Fraser Mitchell came into this world Jan. 13, 1959. Cancer took her from us April 22, 2003, while home in Millersville with husband, Daniel J. Mitchell, and her youngest son, Daniel J. Mitchell III. Her parents, Orville and Clara Fraser, preceded her in death...
Mary Reilly (04/24/03)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Mary Agnes Reilly of Glenallen died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at St. Francois Manor Nursing Center in Farmington, Mo. Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Allen Kidd (04/14/03)
Allen Kidd, 65, of Whitewater died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Dorothy Bayer (04/17/03)
Dorothy M. Bayer, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born June 21, 1921, in DeSoto, Mo., daughter of Ernest R. and Adeline McCabe DiFani. She and John P. Bayer were married April 28, 1945, in Grand Island, Neb. He died Oct. 3, 1999...
Virginia Marchildon (04/17/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Virginia Marchildon, 89, of Cairo died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, Ga. She was born March 31, 1914, in Nashville, Tenn., daughter of Walter and Cora Crocker Wood. She married L.C. "Polly" Marchildon, who died in 1996...
Vertis Mouser (04/18/03)
Vertis V. Mouser, 94, of Jackson died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Juanita Sarff (04/18/03)
Juanita E. Sarff, 91, of Farmington, Mo., died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center. She was born June 10, 1911, at Doe Run, Mo., daughter of Henry and Annie Jinkerson Waltman. She married William Jefferson Sarff, who preceded her in death...
Lola Bennett (04/18/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lola Mae Bennett, 86, of Sikeston died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 22, 1916, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Cleve and Clara Mae Kernell McCann. She and William "Reese" Bennett were married Sept. 9, 1935. He died Nov. 3, 1987...
Betty Cato (04/18/03)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Betty J. Cato, 76, of Altenburg died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 12, 1926, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of Arthur and Jessie Mae Underwood Simpson. She and Orville Cato were married Dec. 27, 1941, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Shayden McClanahan (04/18/03)
Shayden O'Brian McClanahan, 8 months, died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. He was hospitalized March 31 with pulmonary hypertension. He was born Aug. 8, 2002, in Cape Girardeau, son of Shanna Dickerson and Chris McClanahan...
Lillie Shelby (04/18/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lillie Bell Shelby, 88, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born April 10, 1915, near Matthews, daughter of Spurlin and Birdie Duke Beck Sr. She and Harley Shelby were married July 11, 1936, at New Madrid, Mo. He died July 1, 1984...
Gladys Moore (04/18/03)
Gladys Bollinger Moore, 79, of Fruitland died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at her home. She was born July 26, 1923, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Lon and Grace Loftin Bollinger. She and Clifford Ray Moore were married June 4, 1955, in Hernando, Miss. He preceded her in death May 14, 1977...
Leon Fassel (04/19/03)
Leon B. Fassel, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 16, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edgar Alfred August and Marie Magdalene Mueller Fassel. He and Peggy J. Hayden were married Sept. 6, 1952, in Piggott, Ark...
Vertis Mouser (04/19/03)
Vertis V. Mouser, 94, of Jackson died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 12, 1908, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of Robert L. and Virginia "Jennie" Cloninger Sitzes. She and Glenn A. Mouser were married Dec. 9, 1929. He died July 22, 1962...
Tina Parker (04/19/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Tina Lea Parker, 39, of East Prairie died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 13, 1963, in St. Louis, daughter of Harvey Lee Noles of Sikeston, Mo., and Linda Lou Bailey of Anniston, Mo...
William Reiss (04/17/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William R. Reiss, 73, formerly of Perryville, died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. He was born April 22, 1929, in Perry County, son of William John and Sarah Enna Sanford Reiss. Reiss was a former inspector with General Motors. He was a member of Perryville Masonic Lodge 670, Eagles Aerie, and life member of VFW and Amvets...
Gladys Moore (04/17/03)
Gladys Moore, 79, of Fruitland died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Verna Hiller (04/17/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Verna May Hiller, 69, of Perryville died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Roy Wallace and Viola Josephine Leonard Hamilton. She and Robert B. Hiller were married Nov. 1, 1953, in Corinth, Miss...
Dorothy Bayer (04/14/03)
Dorothy M. Bayer, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Aubrey Mays (04/14/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Aubrey Dean "Dick" Mays, 81, of Sikeston died Saturday, April 12, 2003, as a result of an automobile accident near Puxico, Mo. He was born Dec. 16, 1921, in Hagerville, Ark., son of Joe and Robbie Hutchins Mays. He and Emogean Bell were married Nov. 3, 1947, at Marston, Mo...
Jesse Gorham (04/14/03)
Jesse L. Gorham, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 13, 1929, at Greencastle, Ind., son of Jesse L. Gorham Sr. and Erma L. Jones Gorham. He and Mary L. Dyer were married Aug. 29, 1952, at Paris, Ill...
Roy Drum (04/14/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Roy Gorden Drum, 49, of Fenton, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born July 20, 1953, at Cape Girardeau, son of Robert E. and Maye Parks Drum. He had served in the U.S. Army...
Rev. Odell Cook (04/14/03)
The Rev. Odell Cook, 87, of Jackson died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 26, 1916, in Mayfield, Mo., son of Hunter E. and Barbara James Cook. He and Birtie Garland were married Sept. 15, 1935...
Mary Mahoney (04/15/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary Mahoney, 92, of Paducah, Ky., died Monday, April 14, 2003, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. She was born Jan. 7, 1911, in Mounds, daughter of Clyde and Florence Chance Titus. She and Dewey Mahoney were married Nov. 29, 1932. He died July 23, 1983...
Allen Kidd (04/15/03)
Allen H. Kidd, 65, of Whitewater died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 27, 1937, at Randles, Mo., son of Claude E. and Jewell Hitt Kidd. He and Karron Ellis were married Aug. 26, 1957. Kidd was a self-employed farmer, and was a truck driver with Brenda Kay Construction...
Arlo Massa (04/16/03)
Arlo John Massa, 80, of Stockton, Mo., died Thursday, April 3, 2003, in Odessa, Texas. He was born Aug. 25, 1922, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Albert John and Gladys Bates Massa. Massa worked at Rickenbaum Cadillac of Denver, Colo., many years. He later operated Massa Glass Inc. in the Denver area with a brother and nephew. He retired in 1987 and he and his wife moved to the Stockton area in 1989. He was a charter member of New Hope Baptist Church...
Carl Joyce (04/16/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Carl Thurman Joyce, 74, of Sikeston died Monday, April 14, 2003, at his home. He was born May 5, 1928, at Sikeston, son of Pearl Lyman and Ruth Iola Wallace Joyce. He and Margaret Marie Miller were married June 6, 1948, at Sikeston...
Brenda Samuelson (04/16/03)
Brenda Rose Samuelson, 55, of St. Charles, Mo., died Monday, April 14, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George and Dorothy McMullin Yallaly. Survivors include three sons, Timothy Samuelson of Jacksonville, Fla., Larry Samuelson of St. ...
Betty Talley (04/16/03)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Betty R. Talley, 67, of South Roxana, Ill., died Monday, April 14, 2003, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Ill. She was born June 4, 1935, at Zalma, daughter of Homer and Myrtle Kinder Campbell. She and Russell Eugene Talley were married Nov. 14, 1953. He died Dec. 6, 1983...
Jerry Gilliland (04/16/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jerry L. Gilliland, 69, of Chaffee died Monday, April 14, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born May 13, 1933, in Sikeston, son of Aubrey and Elsie Sneed Gilliland. He and Lettie Carlene Greenlee were married Aug. 26, 1955, in Hernando, Miss...
Leondas Allen (04/19/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Leondas "Doc" Allen, 89, of East Prairie died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 28, 1913, in East Prairie, son the G.M. and Bessie Hockersmith Allen. He married Olivia Irene Allen on Dec. 3, 1932. She died Nov. 21, 2002...
Joshua Lemons (04/19/03)
Joshua Curtis Lemons, 22, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 18, 2003, as a result of an automobile accident in Bollinger County. He was born Aug. 2, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, son of Curtis and Kim Hawn Lemons. Joshua was a 1998 graduate of Woodland High School. He was a senior at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in business, and was to graduate May 17...
Jared Brooks (04/22/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jared M. Brooks, 22, of Perryville died Saturday, April 19, 2003, in a vehicle accident in Perry County. He was born Aug. 22, 1980, in Perryville, son of Roy and Brenda Moll Brooks. Brooks was a dock worker at Gilster-Mary Lee Corp...
Edna Roth (04/22/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edna E. Roth, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 31, 1915, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Henry and Emilie Newberry Roth. Roth had worked at a shoe factory. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Horace Woods (04/22/03)
Horace Woods, 82, of Missouri Veterans Home died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at the veterans home. He was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Vicksburg, Miss. Woods was a former hotel porter. He had lived at the veterans home since June 26, 1990. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946...
Pauline Hampton (04/22/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Pauline L. Hampton, 80, of Edwardsville, Ill., died Monday, April 21, 2003, at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation in Edwardsville. She was born Sept. 26, 1922, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of George and Grace Smith Hancock. Hampton formerly owned Southern BBQ in Anna, Ill...
Sherman Baker (04/22/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sherman Lee "Peanut" Baker Jr., 35, of Sikeston died Friday, April 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 9, 1968, in Chicago, son of Sherman Lee and Mary Lee Baker Sr. Survivors include two sons, Devin and Shamar Baker of Sikeston; two daughters, Brianna and Amber Baker of Sikeston; his parents of Chicago; five sisters, Vonda, Nicole, Krystal and Karmen Baker, all of Chicago, and Katrina Randall of Cape Girardeau...
Gussella Walston (04/23/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Gussella S. Walston, 88, of Cairo died Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 26, 1914, in Cairo, daughter of Gilbert R. and Alice Hulen Swoboda. She married Carlos J. Walston, who died in 1993...
Vonnie Crawford (04/23/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Vonnie Helen Crawford, 88, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 8, 1914, at Perkins, Mo., daughter of John and Elizabeth Myers Reams. She and James Hugh Crawford were married Oct. 28, 1936. He died Nov. 12, 1979...
Helen Meyer (04/23/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen Meyer, 100, of Anna died Monday, April 21, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born March 27, 1903, in Anna, daughter of John Marshall and Emma Elizabeth Bean Rendleman. She and Bernhardt J. Meyer were married March 10, 1934. He died April 28, 1965...
Virginia Osburn (04/23/03)
Virginia Altha Osburn, 87, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Friday, March 21, 2003, at Phoenix Mountain Nursing Center in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born Nov. 5, 1915, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Charles Oscar and Jessie Owdum Howard. Osburn had been a telephone operator. She was a former hospital volunteer and worthy matron in Eastern Star...
Olas Cook (04/23/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Olas Cook, 97, of Anna died Monday, April 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1905, in Anna, son of Daniel and Melinda Jane Keller Cook. He and Bernice Duston were married April 15, 1944. She died Jan. 7, 1986. He and JoAnne George were married Sept. 29, 1990...
Dorothy Halter (04/23/03)
Dorothy E. Halter, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 21, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Johanna McCain (04/23/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Johanna Marie McCain, 69, of Tamms died Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 19, 1933, at Charleston, Mo., daughter of Everett Joseph and Florence Moore Slack. She and Alfred McCain were married Sept. 23, 1950, at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Cape Girardeau...
John Dennis (04/22/03)
John A. Dennis, 88, of Fort Myers, Fla., died Friday, March 28, 2003. He was born March 13, 1915, at Oran, Mo., son of Lafayett and Delpha Good Dennis. He first married Irene Crump, who preceded him in death. He later married Audrey Seib. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sharon Calvanese of Florida; a sister, Mildred Bell of Chaffee, Mo.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Earl Lenderman (04/22/03)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- James Earl Lenderman, 92, of Matthews died Sunday, April 20, 2003. He was born May 14, 1910, in Delaplaine, Ark., son of Levi and Mattie Williams Lenderman. He and Trudie Ann McClain were married Oct. 16, 1937, in Blytheville, Ark. Lenderman worked many years at the Herman Smith Farms. He was formerly of Circle City, Mo...
Alveta Aycock (04/22/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Alveta Aycock, 69, of Dexter died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at her home. She was born April 16, 1934, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of Ralph and Lorell Crabtree Murphy. She and James F. Aycock were married May 23, 1953, at Parma. He died Aug. 9, 2001...
Ethel Stinson (04/19/03)
Ethel Velvie Stinson, 96, of Keokuk, Iowa, died Wednesday, March 16, 2003, at Keokuk Area Hospital. She was born April 6, 1907, at McGee, Mo., daughter of John Wilmer and Pearl Grace Woolard Robertson. She and Loren Stinson were married July 4, 1931, at Parma, Mo. He died March 4, 1975...
Oma Mitchell (04/19/03)
Oma Jean Mitchell, 70, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis County. She was born June 24, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Omer Clarence and Dorothy Cross Trickey. She married Glenn Mitchell...
Catherine McIntire (04/20/03)
JONESOBORO, Ill. -- Catherine "Tootie" McIntire of Jonesboro died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Hileman & Parr Funeral Services in Jonesboro.
Frank Peirick (04/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frank F. Peirick, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 23, 1915, at Mozelle, Mo., son of Felix and Charlotte Schnaath Peirick. He and Irene N. Mueller were married June 29, 1946, at Perryville...
Robert Marshall (04/20/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Robert N. Marshall, 31, of Chaffee died Saturday, April 19, 2003. He was born March 11, 1972, at Cape Girardeau, son of Walter B. and Kay Keesee Marshall. He was a forklift operator at Fred's Discount store in Jackson. He had moved to Chaffee from Cape Girardeau two years ago...
Carol Goodwin (04/20/03)
Carol M. Goodwin, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at her residence. She was born Sept. 17, 1939, in Macomb, Ill., the daughter of James and Lois Chenoweth Foxall. She was a riverboat cook for Archer Daniels Midland Co. in Memphis, Tenn., for three years. She performed volunteer work for Mid-America Teen Challenge in Cape Girardeau. She was very active in Cape First Church...
Lloyd Hellrung (04/20/03)
Lloyd W. "Wes" Hellrung, 82, of Jackson died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. Mr. Hellrung was born Oct. 25, 1920, at St. Louis, the son of Dr. Frank J. and Olinda M. Oberbeck Hellrung. He and Rose M. Schwarzbauer were married April 21, 1951, at St. Louis...
Mary Hemby (04/21/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary E. "Jane" Hemby, 78, of Anna died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at the home of her daughter. She was born Feb. 4, 1925, in Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Leonard and Minnie Foster McMahan. She and Bill Hemby were married Oct. 18, 1949. He died Nov. 10, 1994...
Catherine McIntire (04/21/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Catherine "Tootie" McIntire, 76, of Jonesboro died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 28, 1926, in Grand Tower, Ill., daughter of Harry and Elizabeth Kraft Lindsey. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jonesboro and had retired from Choate Mental Health Center...
Virginia Cotner (04/21/03)
Virginia "Jenny" Cotner, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 19, 2003, at her residence. She was born June 20, 1939, in Oriole, Mo., daughter of Chester F. Cotner and Hannah Virginia Rumfelt Cotner. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, and worked in the bakery department at Del Farm for 24 years before retiring in 1995...
Mathew Fuller (04/22/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mathew Lyle Fuller, infant son of Michael E. Fuller and Casandra L. Johnson, died Monday, April 21, 2003, at his home. He was born March 14, 2003, at St. Mary Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include his parents of Perryville; a sister, Nikki Fuller of the home; paternal grandparents Creston Fuller and Tawnya Pingel, both of Perryville; maternal grandparents Cliff Johnson and Sharon Detjen, both of Perryville; and two aunts...
Elsie Eaker (04/22/03)
Elsie L. Eaker, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 21, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday followed by service at 11 a.m.
Elsie Eaker (04/23/03)
Elsie Loos Eaker, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 21, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Feb. 11, 1912, at Tilsit, Mo., daughter of Theodore and Pauline Sebastian Loos. She and Elvin E. Eaker were married Sept. 1, 1930, at Benton, Mo...