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Obituaries from May 2003

Grace Horrell (05/28/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Grace Marie Pruitt Horrell, 79, of Chaffee died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Wilburn Davis (05/25/03)
Wilburn Lee "Willie" Davis, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 23, 2003, at his home. He was born April 20, 1949, at St. Louis, son of Wilburn W. Davis and Eva McGee. Davis was a self-employed auto body repairman and a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving as a Marine...
Wanda Bolden (05/25/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wanda Maxine Bolden, 78, of Sikeston died Friday, May 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Nov. 3, 1924, at Dogwood, Mo., daughter of Leonard and Effie May Heath Baker. She and Louis A. were married June 30, 1943, in Sikeston...
Jean Neal (05/25/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Jean Neal,67, of Oran died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at home. She was born July 11, 1935, in Oran, daughter to the late Buford "Windy" Carter and Merl Ponder Carter, who survives, of Oran. She and Paul E. Neal were married on March 9, 1955, and he survives of the home. She was a retired city collector of Oran...
George Albrecht (05/25/03)
On May 24, 2003, George J.L. Albrecht of Scott City died at home after his battle with cancer. George Julius Louis Albrecht was the son of Edna Roth and Louis Albrecht and was born July 18, 1924. George was a dairy farmer for over 50 years and was co-owner of Albrecht Dairy Farms. ...
Cora Barrett (05/27/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cora Barrett, 79, of Chaffee died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangement are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Jimmie Jackson (05/27/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Jimmie Dale Jackson, 57, of Dexter, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at University Hospital in Madison, Wis. He was born April 9, 1946, at Kennett, Mo., son of Elvis Grady and Susie McDonald Jackson. He and Laura Mitchell were married Aug. 12, 1977, at Kennett...
Laura Mansker (05/27/03)
photo CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Laura E. Mansker, 84, of Chaffee, Mo., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Oct. 6, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Emmett Leroy and Bertha Elizabeth Cato McBride. She was a member of General Baptist Church in Chaffee and the Chaffee Ladies Auxiliary VFW 3127...
Carmon Henderson (05/27/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Carmon L. Henderson, 81, of Dongola died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at her home. She was born May 1, 1922, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Arnie and Rose Toler Manning. She and Warren J. Henderson were married June 5, 1940. He died Dec. 30, 1999...
Ellen Smith (05/27/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Ellen Catherine Smith, 94, of Dongola, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at her home. She was born April 2, 1909, in Springville, Ill., daughter of Gabriel and Nora Dillow Graves. She and Floyd James Smith were married Jan. 30, 1931. He died March 23, 1958...
Don Vogel (05/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Don Michael "Mike" Vogel, 55, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born Dec. 16, 1947, in Perryville, son of Donald W. and Mildred Lottes Vogel...
John Lipe (05/27/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- John Lipe, 71, of Cobden, died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Makanda Township, son of Bert and Pauline Sutliff Lipe. He and Shirley Nebughr were married July 27, 1951, in Carbdondale, Ill. She died Feb. 3, 2000...
Lena Propst (05/27/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lena M. Propst, 65, of Advance died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 13, 1938, in Fredericktown, Mo., daughter of Carl and Martha Hahs Asher. She and Paul Propst were married Sept. 15, 1959, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He died May 11, 1998...
Ronnie Reimler (05/27/03)
photo ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ronnie R. Reimler, 64, of Advance died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 18, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, son of Chris and Jewel Croy Reimler. He attended Dongola and Advance schools and was a member of Advance First Baptist Church...
William Bollinger Sr. (05/27/03)
William L. "Willie" Bollinger Sr., 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Charles Johnson Jr. (05/27/03)
flag Charles William Johnson Jr., 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 19, 1918, in Rothville, Mo., son of Charles William Sr. and Josephine W. Lyford Johnson. He and Joe Ann Rumfelt were married March 12, 1955...
Bonnie Hoyle (05/27/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bonnie Cargill Hoyle, 53, of Vienna, Ill., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Donald Sherwood II (05/27/03)
photo Donald Gene Sherwood II, 42, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 29, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Donald Gene and Mae Bank Sherwood. He was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church and a graduate of Parkview State Training School. He was employed by VIP Shelter Workshop in Cape Girardeau...
Murrell Godwin (05/25/03)
Murrell E. Godwin, 82, of Festus, Mo., died Friday, May 23, 2003, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was born July 12, 1920, at Jackson, son of Gayle and Paralee Foster Godwin. Godwin was a retired teacher, coach and athletic director for Festus schools. ...
Harold Reinbott (05/25/03)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Harold William Reinbott, 88, of Morley, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 9, 1914, at Essex, Mo., son of Charles and Clara Chaney Reinbott. He and Pauline Casey were married in 1997. Reinbott was a custodian with Sikeston public schools and a member of the Morley Church of Christ...
Lela Carr (05/23/03)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Lela Faye Carr, 76, of Grand Chain died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at her home. She was born July 16, 1927, in Cairo, daughter of Ernest and Elsie Abney. She married James Carr, who preceded her in death in 1987. Carr was a member of United Pentecostal Church in Dongola, Ill...
Shirley Jenkins (05/23/03)
Shirley Dean Fulton Jenkins, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 5, 2003, in Santa Ana, Calif. She was born Sept. 30, 1935, in Missouri. She married Don Jenkins, who preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Donald Jenkins II of Missouri; two daughters, Diana Sellars and Stasha Morse of California; a sister, Marty King; a friend, Jackie Lemonds; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Anna Hahs (05/23/03)
Anna Mae Hahs, 85, of Jackson died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Jackson Manor. McCombs Funeral Home at Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Leo Stearns (05/23/03)
C. Leo Stearns, 91, of Rapids City, Ill., died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Trinity Medical Center East Campus in Moline, Ill. He was born July 23, 1911, in Elk City, Okla., son of Jefferson and Dona Drum Stearns. He and Vera Adams were married April 15, 1938, in Elsberry, Mo. She died May 20, 1998...
Juanita Lincoln (05/23/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Juanita Lincoln, 79, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 5, 1924, at Hurricane, Mo., daughter of Marvin and Marie Nanney Limbaugh. She and Dwel Wayne Lincoln were married March 29, 1942, at Marble Hill...
Elizabeth Strickland (05/23/03)
KELSO, Mo. -- Elizabeth Harbour Strickland, 64, of Kelso died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Jackson, Miss., daughter of James Kirk and Annie May Presley Slawson. She and Jesse Eugene Strickland were married May 8, 1960, in Jackson, Miss...
Earl Calliotte (05/23/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Earl E. Calliotte, 90, of Perryville died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1913, in Perry County, son of Francis D. "Donor" and Louise Weinkein Calliotte. He and Rosilda M. Landmann were married Nov. 22, 1947, in Grantfork, Ill...
Ruth Roe (05/23/03)
Ruth Louise Roe, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born May 5, 1919, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Louis and Lucy Bell Sullivan Pippin. She and Raymond Ralph Roe were married Nov. 26, 1938, at Jackson. He died Oct. 4, 1968...
Emma Shumaker (05/23/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Emma Francine Shumaker, 80, of Villa Ridge died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 25, 1922, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Lou Emma Lowery East. She and Edward Earl Shumaker Sr. were married June 6, 1944, in Osceola, Ark...
Shirley Lemonds (05/24/03)
Shirley Dean Fulton Jenkins Lemonds, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 5, 2003, in Santa Ana, Calif. She was born Sept. 30, 1935, in Missouri. She married Don Jenkins, who preceded her in death. She later married Jackie Lemonds. Survivors include her husband; a son, Donald Jenkins II of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Diana Sellars of Santa Ana, Stasha Morse of San Diego, Calif.; a sister, Marty King of Cape Girardeau; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Marie Montgomery (05/24/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Marie D. Montgomery, 99, of Anna died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at Union County Hospital. She was born March 22, 1904, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Samuel and Susie Hargus Dillow. She and Olen Montgomery were married Dec. 13, 1924. He died Aug. 22, 1983...
Francis Denning (05/24/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Francis Warren Denning, 82, of Charleston died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Charleston Manor. He was born March 31, 1921, in East Prairie, Mo., son of James Orb and Hattie Lee McClanahan Denning. He and Ethel May Stokes were married April 16, 1938. She died Feb. 26, 1988...
Anna Hahs (05/24/03)
Anna Mae Hahs of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born July 26, 1917, at Allenville, daughter of Robert N. and Myrtle Byrne Amos. She and Ernest Lee Hahs were married Aug. 9, 1941. He died Sept. 13, 1991...
Hilda Bowerman (05/24/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Hilda Delores Bowerman, 75, of Dexter was born Nov. 13, 1927, at Zalma, Mo., the daughter of the late William and Rhoda Sitze Pape. She passed away Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. Hilda was a schoolteacher for over 55 years before retiring. She taught school at Zalma and Alton, Mo. Hilda was a wonderful music teacher. Hilda was a member of the Zalma Missionary Baptist Church...
Marie Gilles (05/25/03)
Myrtle Marie Gilles, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 15, 1922, at Perkins, Mo., daughter of Loyd and Leona L. Marcus Armstrong. She and Aaron L. Gilles were married Sept. 29, 1937 at Benton, Mo. He died June 7, 1987. She was a member of Hobbs Chapel Methodist Church...
Ellen Smith (05/25/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Ellen Catherine Smith, 94, of Dongola died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at home. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday. The funeral will be at 2 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial in St. John's Cemetery...
Clifton Tucker (05/25/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Clifton C. Tucker, 86, of Jonesboro died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 22, 1916, at Saratoga, Ill., son of Alva and Emma Wall Tucker. He and Velma G. were married Dec. 10, 1945, in Anna, Ill...
Edward Beatty (05/27/03)
photo MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Edward C. Beatty, 50, of Clinton, Md., formerly of Marble Hill, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Ill. He was born Feb. 18, 1953, in Gideon, Mo., son of Floyd Junior and Virginia May Boyet Beatty. He and Susan Marie Vandeven were married May 5, 1973...
Myrtle Hawkins (05/27/03)
paid TAMMS, Ill. -- Myrtle Modena Hawkins, 72, of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., died at 11:50 a.m. Sunday, May 25, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 19, 1930, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Lee Newell and Virtie Warren Newell Abercrombie...
James Gibbar (05/30/03)
James L. Gibbar Jr., 77, of Scott City died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Brae McKinney (05/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Brae Shondell McKinney, 22, of Sikeston died Thursday, May 22, 2003, in an automobile accident in Lonoke, Ark. He was born Oct. 19, 1980, in Hayti, Mo., son of Carol McKinney and Sammy Triblett. McKinney attended New Madrid County Central High School. He had worked at Ryan's Family Steak House, and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church...
Paul Sharp (05/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paul E. Sharp, 75, of Perryville, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, in Osage County, Mo. He was born Oct. 19, 1927, in Alton, Ill., to David and Viola Minnie Conlin Sharp. He married Viola Yamnitz Feb. 8, 1968, in Perryville. He was a lithographer for American Can Co. and a member of the Graphic Communication International Union 235 in Kansas City, Mo., and the U.S. Army Veterans of the Korean War...
Hannah Karrick (05/30/03)
Hannah Karrick, 76, of Carlinville, Ill., and formerly of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 6 , 1926, in McKees Rock, Pa., the daughter of Hryhory and Sophie Fe'do Britt. She married John W. Karrick in Peoria, Ill. He preceded her in death in 1980...
Byron Todd (05/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Byron Burdell Todd, 72, of Perryville, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at the Perry County Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
George Lovins (05/30/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- George Daril Lovins, 68, of Dexter died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. He was born April 16, 1935, at Moccasin Hollow, Mo., son of Hollie Andrew and BelaMae Jordan Lovins. He and Lynda Dowdy were married Oct. 16, 1993...
Harry Linebaugh (05/30/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Harry H. Linebaugh, 96, of East Prairie died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at the home of his son. He was born Sept. 18, 1906, in Mississippi County, son of Samuel and Nina Brooks Linebaugh. He and Ruth Helen Baker were married Dec. 19, 1936. She died July 5, 1977...
Trevor Neal (05/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Trevor Terale Neal, 19, of St. Louis, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 10, 1984, in Dexter, Mo., son of George E. Brown and Charlotte Neal. Neal was a graduate of Shefield High School in Memphis, Tenn...
Dewey Foster (05/30/03)
PERKS, Ill. -- Dewey Foster, 70, of Perks died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born April 13, 1933, at Perks, son of Walter and Eileen Chesney Foster. Foster was employed by William Dill Farms. Survivors include six sisters, Mary Lou Taylor of Olmsted, Ill., Mary Ann Mitchell and Shirley Woodworth of Mound City, Ill., Dorothy Summers of Cape Girardeau, Anna Crawford of LaCenter, Ky., Holly Beagle of Dongola, Ill.; and a brother, Johnny Foster of Anna, Ill.. ...
Joseph Crites (05/30/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Joseph E. Crites, 71, of Patton died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Parkland Medical Center in Farmington, Mo. He was born March 3, 1932, near Patton, son of Joseph C. and Hazel Fulton Crites. He and Alma Lee Watermon were married April 27, 1954....
Carl Rogers (05/30/03)
Carl Harris Rogers, 73, of Scott City died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 19, 1929, at Blodgett, Mo., son of Thomas Charles and Stella Mae Belt Rogers. He and Rutha Sue Carr were married June 18, 1950, at Illmo...
Victor Shaver (05/31/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Victor Shaver, 74, of Sikeston died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 25, 1929, in Ingram, Ark., son of Joe and Edna Meredith Shaver. He and Louise Smith were married April 17, 1954, in De Soto County, Ark...
Byron Todd (05/31/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Byron Burdell Todd, 72, of Perryville died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 5, 1930, at Gibson, Mo., son of Chester and Mamie Stearns Todd. He and Wilma Willard were married Aug. 19, 1982, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Charlotte Moore (05/31/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Charlotte Faye Moore, 61, of Forsyth, Mo., died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born March 13, 1942, in St. Louis, daughter of Buford and Elva Cook Lincoln. She and Gordon Moore were married April 3, 1965, in St. Louis...
Roger Clark (05/31/03)
CARDWELL, Mo. -- Roger Dale Clark, 49, of Cardwell died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 2, 1953, at Mount Carmel, Ill., son of James Ervin and Anna Mae Florence Clark. Clark was formerly of Cape Girardeau and Sikeston, Mo. He was a painter with Loyd Slinkard Painting Co. Inc. in Cape Girardeau and also for Truss Specialist Inc. in Cardwell...
Mary Friedman (05/31/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Mary L. Friedman, 75, of Ullin died Friday, May 30, 2003, in Ullin. She was born April 20, 1928, at Diehlstadt, Mo., daughter of Dave and Gertrude McClure Everett. She married Lloyd Friedman. Friedman worked 22 years at the former Snower's Co. in Cairo, Ill. She was formerly of Unity and Anna, Ill...
Lemie Gibbar (05/31/03)
James Lemie Gibbar Jr., 77, of Scott City died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 16, 1926, at St. Mary, Mo., son of James Lemie and Birdie Lorene Henderson Gibbar Sr. He and Wanda Louise Cox were married Oct. 12, 1946, in Piggott, Ark...
Frances Sissom (05/29/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Frances Sissom, 79, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 3, 1924, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of Francis and Bertha Vanzant Pettit. She and Bill Sissom were married April 22, 1942...
Lavonne Gosnell (05/29/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lavonne L. Gosnell, 64, of Chaffee died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 2, 1938, daughter of Virginia Lee Henley. She and Leon Gosnell were married Sept. 3, 1955. He died March 22, 2002...
Virginia Beadles (05/27/03)
paid,photo Virginia V. Beadles, 89, of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Virginia was born Dec. 25, 1913, in Jackson, the daughter of Clyde and Julia Vandivort. Her family moved to Cape Girardeau a short time after her birth and she spent her earlier years there. Virginia attended the local schools and graduated from Southeast Missouri State University...
Joe Welch (05/28/03)
Joe Welch, 77, of Cullman, Ala., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Missouri, son of Brian and Mabel Lucky Welch. He married the former Carlyn Schlegel. Welch was owner of Midway Auto Auction...
Wanda Hamlin (05/28/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wanda "Doodie" Hamlin, 69, of Sikeston died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Feb. 10, 1934, in LaValle, Mo., to Thomas J. Hamlin and Opal Lee Smith Hamlin Maack. She was a member of the Vanduser Baptist Church...
Frances Blankenship (05/28/03)
Frances Wallace Blankenship, 80, of Savannah, Ga., died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. She was born Nov. 2, 1922, in Newberry, S.C. She married Dale Minton Blankenship. Blankenship was a graduate of Coker College. She moved to Savannah in 1988 from Cape Girardeau...
William Bollinger Sr. (05/28/03)
William L. "Willie" Bollinger Sr., 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born March 8, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Monroe James and Pinkie L. Robinson Bollinger. Bollinger was a graduate of John S. Cobb High School. He worked with Sam and Dave singing group, recorded with Sun Records as Willie and the Challengers, and had worked with the Jerry Lewis Tele-thon. He retired from Union Electric in 1994...
Paul Fernando (05/28/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Paul Baylon Fernando, 97, of Anna died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Anna Veterans Home. He was born July 29, 1905, in the Philippines, son of Eulogio and Fortunata Baylon Fernando. He and Honorata Aldover were married Jan. 12, 1964. Fernando was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was formerly of Evergreen Park, Ill...
Julia Simms (05/28/03)
Julia Simms, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 26, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 3, 1931, in Taylor, Miss., daughter of Isom Greenberry and Hessie LaVada Spurgeon Miles. She and James Harold Simms were married July 7, 1951, in Hernando, Miss. He died Dec. 26, 1966...
Cora Barrett (05/28/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cora Christine Barrett, 80, of Chaffee died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 6, 1923, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Ben and Lottie St. Cin Elfrank. She and Cecil Raymond Barrett were married March 15, 1941, at Bell City, Mo. He died Feb. 11, 1988...
Herbert Tucker (05/29/03)
DESLOGE, Mo. -- Herbert E. Tucker, 66, of Desloge, formerly of Festus, Mo., died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at his residence. He was born Dec. 27, 1936, in Potosi, Mo., son of Charles H. and Eunice Wade Tucker. He married Eleanor Henderson. He served as a mechanic in the U.S. Air Force for five years and retired from St. Joe Lead Co. in 1992 and the Farmington Correctional Center in 2000. He was a member of Sonrise Baptist Church in Bonne Terre, Mo...
Brae McKinney (05/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Brae Shondell McKinney, 22, of Sikeston died Thursday, May 22, 2003, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born Oct. 19, 1980, in Hayti, Mo., son of Carol McKinney and Sammy Triblett. He attended New Madrid Central High School and worked at Ryan's restaurant in Sikeston. He was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Wallee Baker (05/29/03)
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- Wallee Henry Baker, 80, formerly of Bell City, Mo., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. She was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Darling, Miss., daughter of George Howard and Carrie Travis Henry. She and Walter Baker were married Jan. 1, 1942. He preceded her in death...
Edna Adams (05/29/03)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Edna E. Adams, 85, of Farmington, formerly of McBride, Mo., died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. She was born Aug. 19, 1917, at Coffman, Mo., daughter of Charles and Esther Coulter Helm. She married Burton Joseph Adams, who died Aug. 22, 1987...
Elmo McDonough (05/29/03)
Elmo E. McDonough, 83, of Joplin, Mo., died Friday, May 16, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1919, in Dardanelle, Ark., son of Isaac and Mildia Suggs McDonough. He and Anna Sue Crow were married March 22, 1941, at Dardanelle. McDonough briefly owned a restaurant and then became involved in the automobile business in Tulsa, Okla. ...
James Hyslop (05/29/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- James Calvin Hyslop, 77, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. He was born Nov. 28, 1925, near Bloomfield, son of Roy and Ethel Wright Hyslop. He and Mildred Irene Ellis were married March 29, 1947, at Dexter...
Grace Horrell (05/29/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Grace Marie Horrell, 79, of Chaffee died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 15, 1923, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of William and Rosie Lee Smith Williams. She first married Charles E. Pruitt, who preceded her in death. She then married Charles Horrell, who also preceded her in death...
Sheree Devore (05/29/03)
Sheree Lynn Devore, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 22, 1956, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Michael and Shirley Ann Watson McGill. Devore grew up in Little Rock, Ark. She moved to Cape Girardeau in 1987 from Little Rock. She was a licensed practical nurse and had worked at Ratliff Care Center, Cape Care Center, Beverly Enterprises, Lutheran Home, and Jackson Manor...
Billie Roach (05/29/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Billie E. Roach, 70, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born July 16, 1932, in Jonesboro, son of Roy and Mary Coats Roach. Roach was a construction worker, and member of Gospel Kingdom Church...
Bruce Jones (05/31/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Bruce C. Jones, 72, of Mounds died Friday, May 30, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1930, in Mounds, son of Bruce and Mildred Horner Jones. He was a retired teamster and a member of the Teamsters Union in West Frankfort, Ill. He was a member of Caledonia Masonic Lodge 47 AF&AM at Olive Branch, Ill...
Betty Ann Nelson (05/05/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elizabeth Ann "Betty Ann" Crouthers Nelson, 72, died Saturday, May 3, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 22, 1930, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of the late Pearl James and Ethel Campbell Stearns, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Henry Kirn (05/03/03)
Henry Charles Kirn, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 1, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 31, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Gertrude Warnaka Kirn. He and Isabel A. Stricker were married July 11, 1953, at Charleston, Mo...
Dale Hicks (05/03/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Dale Hicks, 78, of Jonesboro died Friday, May 2, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Carnell, Ill., son of Robert Frank and Effie Wilson Hicks. He and Jewell Lindsey were married July 10, 1948, in Catlin, Ill. Hicks was a truck driver many years, and also worked at Anna IGA. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Fairmount, Ill...
Max Miller (05/03/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Max Robert Miller, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 23, 1923, at Puxico, Mo., son of Ethridge and Nettie Patterson Miller. He and Colleen Alsup were married Nov. 29, 1945, in St. Louis...
Renada White (05/05/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Renada White, 94, of Chaffee, formerly of St. Louis, died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangement are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Joseph Burciaga (05/03/03)
Joseph R. Burciaga, 75, of Plano, Texas, died Monday, April 28, 2003, in Dallas, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Georgianna; two daughters, Julie Burciaga of Plano, Toni Chalfant of Sugarland, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Carol Burciaga of Sunrise, Fla.; a brother, the Rev. John Burciaga of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and John Miller of Cape Girardeau; and two granddaughters, Brandi and Nikki Chalfant of Sugarland...
Ronald Kiefer (05/04/03)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Ronald E. "Ronnie" Kiefer, 44, of St. Mary died Thursday, May 2, 2003, in Perry County. He was born Aug. 15, 1958, at Perryville, Mo., son of Lester and Ella Ruth Graff Kiefer. He and Glenda M. Kramer were married May 15, 1993. Kiefer was the owner/operator of Ronnie's Automotive. He was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church...
Melvin Bacon (05/04/03)
Melvin D. Bacon, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 2, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Nov. 18, 1919, at Cape Girardeau, son of Robert Troy and Ann Geldmacher Bacon. He and Marie Helen Telle were married Nov. 18, 1945, at Cape Girardeau. She died June 28, 1997...
Mary Rudd (05/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Jean Wilder Rudd, 25, died Friday, May 2, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born on May 8, 1977, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Allen McCallister of Holcomb, Mo., and Donna Cureton of Sikeston. She worked as a dispatcher for Freedom Taxi in Sikeston...
Virginia Grisham (05/04/03)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Virginia E. Grisham, 80, of Olmsted died Saturday, May 3, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born on Aug. 27, 1922, daughter of Horace and Florence Holdman Grisham. She lived for many years in Fort Wayne, Ind., where she owned and operated restaurants before her retirement...
Jarell Griffin (05/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jarrell D. Griffin, 73, of Mesa, Ariz., died Friday, May 2, 2003, at Mesa General Hospital. He was a retired banker from Sikeston. The funeral is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday. Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements...
Geraldine Detring (05/05/03)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Geraldine "Jeri" Detring, 73, of Farmington, Mo., died Saturday, May 3, 2003, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She was born April 6, 1930, at Flat River, Mo., daughter of Lewis Cole and Anna Belle Meredith Shannon. She and Walter Charles Detring were married May 25, 1948, at Farmington...
Dr. Steven Roth (05/05/03)
Dr. Steven Frederic Roth, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 2, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Raymond T. and Opal Sample Roth. He was a 1965 graduate of Illmo-Fornfelt-Ancell High School and of Southeast Missouri State University. He was a 1974 graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry...
Margaret Holder (05/01/03)
Margaret Bridgett Holder, 88, of Scott City died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 8, 1914, in East St. Louis, Ill., daughter of Sidney Fost and Rose Phillips Johnston. She and Ardell Anthony Holder were married Dec. 13, 1933, at Fornfelt. He died June 30, 1963...
Virgie McCann (05/03/03)
Virgie Bernetha McCann, 75, of Springfield, Mo., died Friday, May 2, 2003, at her home. She was born April 6, 1928, at Whitewater, daughter of the Rev. George Lewis and Myrtle Irene Jackson Ventres. She and John T. McCann were married in November 1971. She was formerly of Jackson...
Mella Batts (05/03/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mella Quay Batts, 62, of Sikeston died Thursday, May 1, 2003, at her home. She was born March 9, 1941, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of James Turner and Waymon Mary Louise Brewer Copous. She first married Kenneth Joe Parker Sr. She and Harry Eugene Batts were married in August 1991. He died April 19, 2002...
Christene Mitchell (05/03/03)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Christene House Mitchell, 83, of Malden died in an automobile accident Wednesday, April 30, 2003, on Interstate 55 south of Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 23, 1919, in Bear Creek, Ala., daughter of Arley L. and Helen Butler Woodham. She and Henry House were married Oct. 15, 1938, at Kennett, Mo. He died March 1, 1979...
Margaret Patterson (05/03/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret A. Patterson, 78, of Sikeston and formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Friday, May 2, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Clarence, Mo., daughter of Arthur and Mayme Clay Maupin. She and Darrell Eugene Patterson were married June 10, 1940. He died in November 1959...
Rev. John Zimmerman (05/01/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. John F. Zimmerman, 94, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at St. Mary's of the Barrens Seminary. He was born Sept. 18, 1908, in Chicago, son of John Frederick and Kathryne Veronica Murray Zimmerman. Zimmerman received his doctorate and license from Pont University St. Thomas/Angelicum in Rome, Italy...
Dora Staats (05/01/03)
ARBOR, Mo. -- Dora Lee Staats, 81, of Farmington, Mo., died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. She was born Nov. 11, 1921, at Arbor, daughter of Eugene and Mary Fife Cook. She and Homer F. Staats were married Aug. 31, 1937, at Marble Hill, Mo...
Robert Bradley (05/01/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Robert Lee Bradley, 72, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 26, 1930, in Lincoln, Ill., son of George and Gertrude Martin Bradley. He married Marie Cleveland. Bradley was a painter. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert and Cody Bradley of Jonesboro; two daughters, Sandra Smith of Marion, Ill., Rochelle Hickam of Jonesboro; a sister, Charlene Dowell of Lincoln; two brothers, William and Herb Bradley of Lincoln; and 10 grandchildren...
Calvin DeWeese (05/01/03)
Calvin M. "Mote" DeWeese, 74, of Moberly, Mo., died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo. He was born July 19, 1928, in Clarence, Mo., son of Ambrose and Rita Mote DeWeese. He and Kathleen Stoner were married July 16, 1948, at Moberly...
Silas Dohogne (05/01/03)
Silas Joseph Dohogne, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 21, 1924, at Kelso, Mo., son of Leo and Louisa Diebold Dohogne. He and Mary Belle Roth were married Feb. 23, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Lisa Mitchell (05/01/03)
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 II. Her parents, Orville and Clara Fraser, preceded her in death...
Willie Johnson (05/02/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Willie "Shortie" Johnson, 54, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Thursday, April 24, 2003. He was born Feb. 28, 1949, in Charleston, son of Cam Willie and Mable Lee Johnson. Johnson served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Kee of Columbia, Mo., Rashawn Lovejoy and Lisa Lee of Des Moines; five sons, William Johnson of Columbia, Ronald Moore, Willie Dawson, James Gonzales and Tanzell Johnson, all of Des Moines; two stepsons, Shawn Moore and James Dawson of Des Moines; two brothers, Floyd Johnson of Newton, Iowa, Joseph Johnson of Columbia; three sisters, Virginia Johnson of Cairo, Ill., Teola Wright and Martha Dobbins of Columbia; and numerous grandchildren.. ...
Leonard Lee (05/02/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Leonard John Lee, 85, of Villa Ridge, formerly of Barlow, Ky., died Thursday, May 1, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 2, 1917, in Middleton, Tenn., the son of John and Emma Etta Everett Lee. He and Berdie Carlisle were married. She preceded him in death...
Hobert Hanners (05/02/03)
Hobert Deon Hanners, 62, of Jackson passed away Thursday, May 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 9, 1941, in Cape Girardeau County, son of John D. and Maude A. Moore Hanners. He and Mary Slinkard were married Jan. 22, 1965...
William Keller (05/02/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- William E. "Bill" Keller, 70, of Anna died Thursday, May 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Floyd E. and T. Alice Halterman Keller. Keller received a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1954, master's degree from the university in 1956, attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and received a doctorate in history from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.. ...
Joseph Burciaga (05/02/03)
Joseph R. Burciaga, 75, of Plano, Texas, died Monday, April 28, 2003, in Dallas, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Georgianna; two daughters, Julie Burciaga of Plano, Toni Chalfant of Sugarland, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Carol Burciaga of Sunrise, Fla.; a brother, the Rev. John Burciaga of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and John Miller of Cape Girardeau; and two granddaughters, Brandi and Nikki Chalfant of Sugarland...
Roy Drum (05/02/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Roy Gorden Drum, 49, of Fenton, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Saturday, April 12, 2003. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Slade Johnson will officiate. Liley Funeral Home at Marble Hill is in charge of arrangements...
Genevia Norris (05/02/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Genevia Norris, 95, of Jonesboro died Thursday, May 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 2, 1908, in Union County, daughter of Everett D. and Flora Miller. She and Jesse Norris were married Oct. 24, 1940, at Benton, Mo. He died Sept. 12, 1966...
Pauline Gunn (05/09/03)
Pauline Gladys Gunn, 77, of Pekin, Ill., died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Pekin Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charles Paul and Gladys Whitticre Blank. She and Joe White Gunn were married Dec. 20, 1944, in Cape Girardeau...
Virgie Banks (05/09/03)
HAYWOOD CITY, Mo. -- Virgie Lee "Sister" Banks, 83, of Haywood City died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 7, 1919, in Forrest City, Ark., daughter of Tommie and Julie Caruthers Sims. She and Rogers Banks were married in December 1941. He died in August 1960...
Stephen Kohn (05/09/03)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Stephen Mark Kohn, 53, of Grand Chain died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, from storm-related injuries. He was born Jan. 29, 1950, in Chicago, son of Joseph and Deana Bloom Kohn. He married Julie Clark. Kohn was a teacher 15 years at Cairo Public Schools in Cairo, Ill. He was a member of Illinois Education Association and Cairo Teachers Association...
Gilbert LeGrand (05/09/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Gilbert Henry LeGrand, 79, of Benton died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 27, 1923, at New Hamburg, Mo., son of William A. and Lucy Grojean LeGrand. He and Mildred LeGrand were married Oct. 24, 1944, at Benton...
Mildred Heisserer (05/09/03)
Mildred Heisserer, 85, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was from Oran, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Emmalene Seabaugh (05/08/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Emmalene Vickie Knott Seabaugh, 77, of Perryville died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 7, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Herman Jacob and Geda Niswonger Behrle. She first married Elvest H. Knott July 8, 1944. He died Dec. 4, 1961. She later married Loy Seabaugh Sept. 21, 1997...
Albert Davis (05/08/03)
Albert Leo Davis, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born March 19, 1914, at Commerce, Mo., son of Samuel W. and Rosa Haman Davis. He and Daisy G. Brundrett were married June 10, 1936, at Illmo. She died Aug. 12, 2002...
Stanley Overall Jr. (05/08/03)
Stanley M. Overall Jr., 81, of Farmington, Mo., died Monday, May 5, 2003, as the result of an accident. He was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Ste. Genevieve County, son of Stanley M. and Frances Ethel Barton Overall Sr. He married Helen C. Roth, who died in 2001...
Elwood Mouser (05/08/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elwood Mouser, 77, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at his home. He was born March 21, 1926, near Hahn, Mo., son of Hobert and Rosetta Davis Mouser. He and Virginia Lee Stewart were married April 17, 1954, at Zalma, Mo. Mouser served as Bollinger County commissioner from January 1991 through December 1998. He was a member of VFW Post 5900, and of Palmore Baptist Church where he was Sunday School teacher and superintendent...
Autrie Pounds Sr. (05/08/03)
Autrie Pounds Sr., 82, died Friday, May 2, 2003, at Thorek Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. He was born Jan. 13, 1921, in Tupelo, Miss., the son of Benjamin and Vera Bolden Pounds. He was a member of the Rose of Sharon Baptist Church in Chicago, serving on the usher board...
Gilbert LeGrand (05/08/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Gilbert H. LeGrand, 79, of Benton died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Elwood Mouser (05/09/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elwood Mouser, 77, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at his home, following an illness. He was born March 21, 1926, near Hahn, Mo., son of Hobert and Rosetta Davis Mouser. He and Virginia Lee Steward were married April 17, 1954, at Zalma, Mo...
Helen Reiker (05/09/03)
Helen Catherine Reiker, 91, of Fresno, Calif., died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at Nazareth House in Fresno. She was born Sept. 24, 1911, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charles Augustus and Nadine Nazaria Wahl Reiker. Helen grew up in Cape Girardeau and graduated with the first graduating class at the former St. Mary's High School. She was a 1938 cum laude graduate of St. Louis University, and received an MSW from Washington University George Warren Brown School of Social Work...
Diane Rowland (05/09/03)
Diane L. Rowland, 40, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2003, at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends may call Monday after 4:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Funeral Mass will follow at 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, a Rosary service will be held at 6 p.m. at Cotrell Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, Mo., followed by visitation from 6:30-8:30 p.m. A graveside committal service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Poplar Bluff...
Gary Pensel (05/22/03)
Gary Herbert Pensel, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. He was born Jan. 7, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Herbert and Esther Farrow Pensel. Pensel was a graduate of Central High School. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Bettie Gunn (05/22/03)
Bettie Lou Gunn, 77, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 10, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Hugh and Roxie Henson Mitchell. She was a graduate of Central High School. Bettie worked 30 years in Pensacola, Fla. ...
Albert Wilmarth (05/22/03)
Albert Wellington Wilmarth, 90, of St. Louis passed away Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Delmar Gardens West in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 12, 1913, in Aberdeen, S.D., son of George and Flora Holihan Wilmarth. He and June Norby were married June 10, 1941. She died June 20, 1996...
Carl Friese (05/22/03)
Carl Melvin Friese, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Burnie and Lillie Ethel Crites Friese. He and Madge Walton were married Aug. 12, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Hilda Maevers (05/10/03)
Hilda Helene Maevers, 97, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, May 8, 2003, at her home. Hilda was born Sept. 11, 1905, at Tilsit, daughter of Gustav Adolph and Bertha Kamp Zeller. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Her primary education was at the former Immanuel Lutheran School in Tilsit and the former Burfordville School. ...
Dolores Wessel (05/10/03)
Homecoming is a word in the English language that connotes much joy, love and happiness. Homecoming is the returning to one's home. Thursday, May 8, 2003, was the Homecoming for Dolores as her redeemed soul returned to its eternal heavenly home, ending an earthly pilgrimage of 85 years, three months, and 11 days...
Cameron Wright (05/10/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cameron M. Wright was stillborn Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his parents, Jaclyn Fritsche and Michael Wright of Perryville; a half sister, McKenzie Lawrence of Perryville; maternal grandparents, Walter and Dyann Fritsche Jr. of Perryville; paternal grandparents, Janet Shropshire and Carl Wright of Bloomsdale, Mo.; and maternal great-grandmother, Clara Vessels of St. Louis...
Carl Koeberl (05/10/03)
Carl H. Koeberl, 90, of Pocahontas died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Shae Kuehle (05/10/03)
Shae Kuehle, 60, of Wappapello, Mo., died Friday, May 9, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare-North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born April 8, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. He married Phyllis Dodson July 1, 1971. She survives of the home in Sikeston. A retired truck sales manager for the Cooney Equipment Co. ...
Mildred Heisserer (05/10/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mildred Heisserer, 85, of Oran died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girar-deau. She was born Nov. 8, 1917, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Velva Bradley Clark. She and Lawrence Joseph Heisserer were married Nov. 22, 1944. He died May 29, 1995...
Ralph Johnson Jr. (05/22/03)
Ralph E. Johnson Jr., 69, of Streator, Ill., died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. He was born Sept. 25, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ralph E. and Irene Abernathy Johnson. He first married Barbara Hicks Dec. 10, 1954. He and Inez Jones were married June 5, 1976...
Mildred Meyer (05/08/03)
Mildred C. "Sue" Meyer, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Bonita Young (05/08/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bonita Sue Young, 62, of Perryville died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 3, 1941, in Chester, Ill., daughter of Arkell W. and Dolores M. Sidick Clendenin. She and Scotty Young were married April 7, 1962. Young was a 1958 graduate of St. Vincent High School. She had been a legal secretary for the state's attorney in Chester, office clerk with the Republic-Monitor Newspaper in Perryville, and worked in the packing department at Gilster-Mary Lee Corp...
Harold Masterson (05/17/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Harold Masterson, 80, of Thebes died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Miller City, Ill., son of James and Ida Kelley Masterson. He and Nellie Foster were married July 27, 1943. She died May 29, 1985...
Deytan White (05/06/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Deytan White, 1 week, of Chaffee died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Emily Hale (05/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Emily S. Hale, 86, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 3, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born March 19, 1917, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Irvin D. and Lula Hutchens Smith. She and George Loy Hale Jr. were married Jan. 21, 1940, in Bruceton, Tenn. He died May 31, 1989...
Mary Klobe (05/06/03)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Mary H. Klobe, 75, of St. Louis died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Green Park Nursing Home in Affton, Mo. She was born May 22, 1927, at St. Mary, daughter of Emil J. and Louise Schroeder Klobe. Klobe had been an administrative assistant with the Aircraft Project Office for the U.S. Army Aviation and Systems Command 45 years. She was a member of St. George Catholic Church and National Association of Retired Federal Employees in St. Louis...
Wade Husher (05/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charles Wade Husher, 80, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 3, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 13, 1922, at Crowder, Mo., son of Charlie and Alice Page Husher. He married Virginia LaRue, who died Jan. 21, 1995...
Henry Deimund (05/06/03)
Henry E. Deimund, 76, of Jackson died Monday, May 5, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 30, 1926, at Lixville, Mo., son of Christian and Hester Seabaugh Deimund. He and Ida Barbee were married June 13, 1951. She died April 18, 1997...
Jane Seyer (05/06/03)
Jane Seyer, 46, of Jackson died Monday, May 5, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Renada White (05/06/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Renada White, 94, of Chaffee died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1908, in Stoddard County, daughter of Alfred Henry and Julia Dunn Browning. She married Clark White, who preceded her in death. White lived in St. Louis many years, and retired as a floor supervisor at Wagner Electric Corp. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Jarrell Griffin (05/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jarrell D. Griffin, 73, of Sikeston died Friday, May 2, 2003, at Mesa General Hospital in Mesa, Ariz. He was born July 1, 1929, in Enola, Ark., son of William Henry and Gladys Matthews Griffin. He and Lilly Faye Sitzes were married Dec. 22, 1951, in Sikeston...
Betty Brock (05/14/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Betty Gayle Brock, 65, of Sikeston died Monday, May 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 21, 1937, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of E. Ralph and Nola Wade Williams. She and James M. Brock were married Nov. 6, 1959, in Sikeston...
Doris DeBoe (05/06/03)
Doris DeBoe, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Sept. 30, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of L. Milton and Willie Harris Cobb. She and Zack DeBoe were married March 30, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died April 19, 1976...
Elta Liley (05/06/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elta Liley, 87, of Marble Hill died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 16, 1915, near Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Charles U. and Lillie B. Eaker. She and Orville B. Liley were married Sept. 16, 1933. He died Jan. 7, 1993...
Dr. Joseph Jaeger (05/06/03)
Dr. Joseph Nicholas Jaeger, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 5, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 30, 1916, in Jackson, son of Charles Boniface and Floy Dean Howard Jaeger. Jaeger was a graduate of Jackson High School and a 1949 graduate of Washington University...
Kenneth Howard (05/08/03)
Kenneth Ray Howard, 58, of Jackson died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 23, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, son of Dail and Louise Harper Howard. Howard was a real estate agent/broker with Century 21 Heartland Realty in Jackson. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Chaffee, Mo., VFW Post 10495, American Legion Post 158 and Elks Lodge 409, all in Jackson...
Delphine Barfield (05/08/03)
Delphine Susie Clay Barfield, 78, of Danville, Ill., and formerly of Karnak, Ill., died Thursday, May 1, 2003, at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. She was born Feb. 6, 1925, in Grand Chain, Ill., the daughter of Mark and Alice McClellan Clay. She married Hobert Barfield Sr. on March 4, 1946. He preceded her in death...
Jane Seyer (05/07/03)
Jane L. Seyer, 46, of Jackson passed away Monday, May 5, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 23, 1956, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Cornelius and Dorothy Halter Rolwing. She and David W. Seyer were married Aug. 18, 1984...
Henry Deimund (05/07/03)
The graveside service for Henry E. Deimund, 76, of Jackson, will be Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at 1 p.m. at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. Survivors include a son, Robert Deimund of St. Peters, Mo.; three daughters, Margie Williamson of Jackson, Joyce Deimund of Fenton, Mo., Sally Steuerwald of Sedgewickville, Mo.; five sisters, Mary Schmandt and Goldie Meurer of St. ...
Deytan White (05/07/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Deytan Mark Paul White, 1 week, of Chaffee died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born April 27, 2003, in Cape Girardeau, son of Nicole LuAnne White and Brian Cayce. Survivors include his mother of Chaffee; his father of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Lexis White of Chaffee; grandparents, John and Tonya Horrell and Danny White of Chaffee; and great-grandparents, Paul and Betty Asbridge of Chaffee and Clara White of Cape Girardeau...
Lynn Colley (05/07/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lynn Allan Colley, 57, of Sikeston died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Oct. 31, 1945, in Sanford, Maine, son of Leonard and Phyllis Treadwell Colley. He and Saundra Cumpton were married Dec. 14, 1974...
Lawrenetta Daub (05/07/03)
Lawrenetta D. "Nettie" Daub, 60, of Jackson died Monday, May 5, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 6, 1943, in Lebanon, Pa., daughter of David and Elsie Mark Walmer. She and James Daub were married Aug. 31, 1963, in Palmyra, Pa...
Martha Sheeley (05/07/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Martha Mae Sheeley, 82, of Chaffee died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 11, 1921, at Chaffee, daughter of Luther Lee and Anna Johnson Arnold. She and Ray Surface were married Feb. 2, 1936. He died Oct. 28, 1959. She and John Sheeley were married May 22, 1965. He died March 9, 1966...
Rev. Roger Leveillee (05/07/03)
The Rev. Roger L. Leveillee, 53, died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, of cancer. He was born March 30, 1950, in Providence, R.I., son of Donald O. and Estelle Larocque Leveillee. Leveillee was ordained June 9, 1979, in West Warwick, R.I., for the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau by then Bishop Bernard F. Law...
Bobby Banks (05/07/03)
Bobby Martin Banks, 63, of Catoasa, Okla., and formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 19, 1939, in New Madrid County, son of Shirley Martin and Mildred Rosalie Blyzes Banks...
Edward Gates (05/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edward Brice Gates, 81, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 3, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1921, in Peach Orchard, Ark., son of John William David and Margarete Whitson Gates. He and Marguerite I. Tucker were married June 9, 1940, in Peach Orchard. She died Sept. 25, 1998. He and Ramona Williams were married Jan. 6, 2001, in Sikeston...
Marie Montgomery (05/22/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Marie D. Montgomery, 99, of Anna died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at Union County Hospital. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements. ANNA, Ill. -- Marie D. Montgomery, 99, of Anna died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at Union County Hospital...
Beauford Duniphan (05/11/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Beauford Duniphan, 95, of McGee, Mo., died Friday, May 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 2, 1907, at Gipsy, Mo., son of Sam and Nancy Ritchey Duniphan. He and Mary Morgan were married Nov. 10, 1924, at Flat River, Mo. She died May 8, 1995...
Jerome Zimmer (05/15/03)
Jerome B. Zimmer passed away peacefully at 11:37 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. With him at the time were his six sons, Jerry, Tom, David, Don, John, and James. He is also survived by his wife of 55 years, Patricia. Mr. Zimmer was born in his family home in Cape Girardeau July 15, 1921, son of Robert Benedict Zimmer and Mary Elizabeth Wulfers Zimmer, the seventh of 10 children, and was the last surviving member of his family...
Mildred Meyer (05/15/03)
Mildred Christine "Sue" Meyer, 78, died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, after an extended illness. She was born Jan. 11, 1925, in Conway, Ark., daughter of Carl and Ola Rhea Maxey. She and August R. "Gus" Meyer were married Sept. 28, 1946. Mr. Meyer, who retired as vice president for administrative services at Southeast Missouri State University in 1986, died in 1994...
Reba Sadler (05/15/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Reba K. Sadler, 78, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born March 8, 1925, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Archie and Lettie Benson Keller. She and Clifford "Dick" Sadler were married Jan. 1, 1949, in Corinth, Miss...
Norman Eakins (05/15/03)
Norman Eakins, 62, of Tunnel Hill, Ill., died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at his home. He was born July 25, 1940, at Millersville, son of Troy and Maine Slinkard Eakins. He and Caroline Malone were married June 8, 1962, at Millersville. Eakins worked at Cognis Chemical Co. in Kankakee, Ill., 23 years. He was a member, treasurer, and on the board of directors at First Church of God in Kankakee...
Nola Aslinger (05/14/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Nola Sanora Aslinger, 98, of Patton died Monday, May 12, 2003, at the home of a daughter in Jackson. She was born Aug. 24, 1904, in Marquand, Mo., daughter of William Ferdinand and Cynthia Ann Barker Tinnin. She and Lester Earl Aslinger were married Nov. 3, 1928. He died Aug. 8, 1993...
Evelyn Hagans (05/14/03)
Evelyn Hagans, 98, of Jackson died Monday, May 12, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jerome Zimmer (05/14/03)
Jerome B. Zimmer, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Reba Sadler (05/14/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Reba Sadler, 76, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Kirn (05/16/03)
Mary C. Kirn, 86, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Brian Kreher (05/16/03)
Brian K. Kreher, 38, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Richard Haynes (05/17/03)
Richard T. Haynes, 86, of Overland, Mo., died Monday, May 12, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was born June 17, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Daisy Pettego Haynes. He married Veta Wright. Haynes retired as an inspector and developer with Eastman Kodak. He was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Vinita Park, Mo...
Helen Musgrove (05/17/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen D. Musgrove, 94, of Calvert City, Ky., died Friday, May 15, 2003, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton, Ky. She was born June 3, 1908, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Henry and Emma Klein Cass. She and Joe Musgrove were married in 1926 in Detroit. He died in October 1963...
Evelyn Hagans (05/16/03)
Evelyn Natalia Hagans, 98, of Jackson died Monday, May 12, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 27, 1905, in Buffalo, N.Y., daughter of Fred C. and Christine Reinhold Dau. She and John M. Hagans were married Dec. 23, 1932. He died Oct. 22, 1959...
Rosemary Hitt (05/16/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Rosemary Hitt, 76, of Advance died Wednesday, May 14, 2003. She was born March 28, 1927, at Allenville, daughter of Robert and Mary Louise Deimund Eakin. She and Thomas Hitt were married June 21, 1946, at Marble Hill, Mo. Hitt was a library assistant at Advance Public Schools many years. She also worked at Bell City Schools four years. She was of the Jehovah's Witnesses belief and attended Cape South Kingdom Hall...
Merle Price (05/16/03)
Merle Price, 93, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Chateau Health Center. Merle was born Feb. 25, 1910, near Crosstown, Mo., daughter of Robert H. and Beulah Young Dempster. She and Irl Price were married Dec. 7, 1926. He passed away Dec. 28, 1961...
Lottie Byrd (05/16/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lottie L. Byrd, 84, of Sikeston died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 4, 1918, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Harrison and Allie Taylor Spradlin. She and Edgar Moril Byrd were married Aug. 20, 1938. He died July 18, 1986...
Darrell Crawford (05/16/03)
Darrell W. Crawford, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harold Masterson (05/16/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Harold Masterson of Thebes died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Alford (05/14/03)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Thomas E. Alford, 80, of Morehouse died Monday, May 12, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born June 30, 1922, in Macrae, Ark., son of Thomas Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Sanders Alford. He and Viola McIntyre were married March 2, 1946, in Sikeston...
John Godwin (05/14/03)
John E. Godwin, 85, of Jackson died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Aug. 3, 1917, in Jackson, son of John A. and Esther Abernathy Godwin. He and Lillian Probst were married May 10, 1946. Godwin was a member of the 1936 Jackson High School State Championship basketball team...
Marie Orselski (05/12/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Marie L. Orselski, 82, of Mounds died Saturday, May 10, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 25, 1920, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Melvin and Dannie Helen Merley Merritt. She was married Stanley R. Orselski. He preceded her in death...
Jo Patterson (05/12/03)
Jo Evelyn Patterson, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 10, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Carl Koeberl (05/11/03)
Carl H. Koeberl, 90, of Pocahontas died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Aug. 26, 1912, at Pocahontas, son of Andreas H. and Ida L. Wallmann Koeberl. He and Bertha E. Walther were married March 7, 1943 at Jackson. She died Sept. 9, 2002...
Diane Rowland (05/11/03)
Diane L. Rowland, 40, of Jackson passed away Thursday, May 8, 2003, at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends may call at 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 12, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Funeral Mass will follow at 6:30 p.m. with Monsignor Edward Eftink officiating...
Joshua Leggett (05/11/03)
Joshua Lewis Wayne Leggett died Saturday, May 10, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 10, 2003, son of Joshua Michael Leggett of Chaffee, Mo., and Jessica Daniel Fellows of Jackson. Survivors include his parents; his maternal grandparents, Allen and Kathy Fellows of Jackson; and paternal grandmother, Mia Kaye Anglin of Chaffee; maternal great-grandparents, Ray and Raetta Kimbel of Jackson and Andy and Mary Fellows of Jackson; and paternal great-grandparents, David and Diana McCormick of Chaffee.. ...
Craig Lindsley (05/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Craig M. Lindsley, 50, died Saturday, May 10, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Lindsley was the city administrator of Perryville. Arrangements are incomplete at Young & Sons Funeral Home.
Almeta Houston (05/11/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Almeta Faith Houston, 71, of Marble Hill died Friday, May 9, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 7, 1932 at Glenallen, Mo., daughter of James Dorse and Marie Alexander Stevens. She and Douglas Houston were married Nov. 19, 1947, at Paragould, Ark. He died June 1, 1995...
Marguerite Rendleman (05/11/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Marguerite Jane Rendleman, 69, of Jonesboro died Friday, May 9, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1934, at Roxanna, Ill., daughter of Edward and Bertie Vanzant Farrar. She and Carl E. Rendleman were married April 30, 1951, at Wolf Lake, Ill...
Delores Golightly (05/12/03)
Delores Golightly, 70, died Sunday, May 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born April 19, 1933, in Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of John "Burlen" and Maggie Gertrude Ramsey Barks. She and Harold Clifton "Hal" Golightly were married Aug. 18, 1951, in Marble Hill...
Rosetta Briner (05/13/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Rosetta "Billie" Briner, 84, of Anna died Monday, May 12, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1919, in Union County, daughter of John and Lucinda Edwards Smithson. She and Edward L. Briner were married Aug. 15, 1936. He died March 18, 1976...
Henry Burnette (05/14/03)
Henry A. Burnette, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 12, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Sept. 28, 1912, in Farmington, Mo., son of Thomas A. and Sarah E. Henry Burnette. He and Mary E. White were married March 5, 1942, at Farmington. She died Sept. 3, 1995...
Eris May (05/14/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Eris Naomi May, 80, of Charleston died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at Charleston Manor. She was born March 18, 1923, in Oakland, Ill., daughter of John Ozro and Elsie Harvey Lehr. She and William Warren May were married Oct. 11, 1941. He died May 7, 1996...
Teresa Davidson (05/13/03)
Teresa Lynn Davidson of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 12, 2003, at her home. She was born Aug. 15, 1943, at Hayti, Mo., daughter of Clifford and Carolyn Dale Kirby. She and David Davidson were married April 3, 1965, in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Davidson was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church and Joy Sunday School Class, and worked in the preschool department...
Jo Patterson (05/13/03)
Jo Evelyn Patterson, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 10, 2003, at her home. She was the daughter of Paul Eugene and Gladys Evelyn Austin Kinder. She and S. David Patterson were married Sept. 9, 1949, in Cape Girar-deau. He preceded her in death Jan. 9, 2003...
Johnnie Worley (05/13/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Johnnie Lou Russell Worley, 86, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 10, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Tupelo, Miss., daughter of Fred Harrison and Mattie Lou Ivie. She first married Willie Lee Russell in 1937. He died in 1975. She and Brown Worley were married Aug. 3, 1982...
Henry Burnette (05/13/03)
Henry A. Burnette, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 12, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lillie Wills (05/13/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lillie Paralee Wills, 93, of Advance died Monday, May 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 17, 1909, at McGee, Mo., daughter of Edgar and Ella Stephens VanMatre. She and Clarence E. Wills were married Jan. 2, 1929, at McGee. He died Dec. 27, 1982...
Craig Lindsley (05/13/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Craig M. Lindsley, 50, of Perryville died Saturday, May 10, 2003, in the Emergency Room at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 18, 1952, in Green Bay, Wis., son of Vernon and Mary Lou Collen Lindsley. He and Janet Passer were married June 18, 1974. She died May 8, 1997...
Brian Kreher (05/17/03)
Brian K. Kreher, 38, of Jackson died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 6, 1965, in St. Louis, son of Dominic and Joan Brandon Kreher. Kreher was employed at VIP Industries in Fruitland and was a member of Abundant Life Church at Gordonville...
William Bowen (05/17/03)
LICK CREEK, Ill. -- William L. "Bill" Bowen, 76, of Lick Creek died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Guy and Hulda Reischauer Bowen. He and Myra L. Gurley were married March 28, 1954, in Jonesboro...
Colleen Platt (05/17/03)
Colleen Platt, 76, of Jackson died Friday, May 16, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Marcella Lankheit (05/21/03)
Marcella C. Lankheit, 88, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Aug. 19, 1914, in Kelso, Mo., daughter of Charles and Mary Essner Ressel. She lived in Charleston most of her life, where she was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella and a charter member of the St. Henry Quilting Club...
Frank Hodges (05/20/03)
J. Frank Hodges, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 8, 1926, at Lesterville, Mo., son of John W. and Leda G. Guilliams Hodges. He and Frances Hunze were married Oct. 18, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Rev. Helmuth Sylvester (05/20/03)
The Rev. Helmuth Sylvester, 88, of Henderson, Nev., died there Friday, May 16, 2003. He was born Dec. 24, 1914, in Inver Grove, Minn., son of August and Martha Schumacher Sylvester. He and Viola Sagnes were married Aug. 20, 1940. She died Jan. 7, 2002...
Gloria Pillars (05/20/03)
Gloria M. Pillars, 56, of Perryville, Mo., died Monday, May 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 18, 1946, in Crosstown, Mo., to Charles A. and the late Leona Renota Hoffman Pillars. She worked as a janitor for M&M Meats in Perryville and was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Perry County...
Wildred Sandler (05/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wildred V. Sandler, 83, of Perryville died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Jan. 19, 1920, at Perryville, son of Wiley and Bell Staggs Sandler. He and Mary Lou Moranville were married Feb. 7, 1949. Sandler retired as an electrician and maintenance worker at Mississippi Lime in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and former member of American Legion and Knights of Columbus...
Jacquelyn Sparks (05/20/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jacquelyn C. Sparks, 75, of Sikeston died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 28, 1927, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Cleo Freeman and Margaret Wilkins Cain. She and William E. Sparks were married July 21, 1995...
Billie Jones (05/20/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Billie Burk Jones, 87, of Anna died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born May 9, 1916, in Macomb, Ill., daughter of George H. and Leona Stevens Rippetoe. She and Donald C. Jones were married in Jackson, Mo. He died June 16, 1988...
Edgar Benson (05/20/03)
Edgar Wayne Benson, 67, of Scott City died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Willie Hawkins (05/21/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Willie C. Hawkins Sr., 73, of Oran died Monday, May 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 8, 1929, in Darling, Miss., son of Hattie Hawkins. He was a member of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and usher. He worked for Sikeston Motor Company for more than 28 years...
Edgar Benson (05/21/03)
Edgar Wayne Benson, 67, of Scott City died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 27, 1935, at Commerce, Mo., son of Oshel and Lillian Coble Benson. Benson was a port captain on barge lines with ARTCO...
James Emerson (05/22/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- A memorial graveside service for James Eugene "Jimmie" Emerson of Sikeston will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo. Emerson, 63, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at his home. SIKESTON, Mo. -- A memorial graveside service for James Eugene "Jimmie" Emerson of Sikeston will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo...
Rev. Charles Welter (05/22/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Charles J. Welter, 89, of Perryville died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 1, 1914, in LaSalle, Ill., son of August and Johanna Conley Welter. Welter attended St. Vincent's College in Cape Girardeau, and received philosophy and theology degrees from St. Mary's Seminary in Perryville...
Adella Schmitt (05/21/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Adella Mary Schmitt, 83, of Chaffee died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 2, 1920, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Herman Joseph and Mary Amelia Scherer Glueck. She and William F. Schmitt were married Aug. 26, 1947. He died Jan. 9, 1993...
Bettie Gunn (05/21/03)
Bettie L. Gunn, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Louis Johnson (05/21/03)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Louis L.J. Johnson, 62, of Lilbourn died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born March 7, 1931, in Mississippi, son of Chillis and Caroline Johnson. Johnson served as associate minister at New Life, New Beginning World Outreach Center...
Justin Vaughn (05/21/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Justin Charles "J.C." Vaughn, 22, of Cairo died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at his residence. He was born Sept. 7, 1980, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Charles and June Johnson Vaughn. He was a graduate of Cairo High School and a student at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Ill. He was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo...
Carolyn Long (05/21/03)
MARSTON, Mo. -- Carolyn Denise Long, 41, of Marston died Friday, May 16, 2003, at her home. She was born July 13, 1961, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Robert and Bernice Crawford Harris. She and Reginald Long were married Sept. 20, 2002. Long was a member of Lighthouse Outreach Ministries...
Dennis Brown (05/21/03)
Dennis Brown, 85, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Jonesboro, Ill., died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro. Hileman and Parr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Castleberry (05/20/03)
Charles Lindy Castleberry, 76, of Bertrand, Mo., died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 30, 1927, in McMullin, Mo., to the late Carroll and Claudia Smith Castleberry. He worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation as the Mississippi County area supervisor until his retirement...
Christopher Blumenthal (05/20/03)
Christopher Blumenthal, 12, of St. Louis died Monday, May 19, 2003 at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, due to complications following heart surgery. Born Jan. 22, 1991 in St. Louis, he was the only son of Michael and Alice McSpadden Blumenthal...
Kim Pickett (05/18/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Kim Dawn Pickett, 41, of Marble Hill died Friday, May 16, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 2, 1962, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of the Rev. Buford Rhodes and Brenda Joiner Russell. Survivors include her parents; a son, Andrew Barney Rhodes; two daughters, Tiffany Leeann Rhodes and Ashley Nichole Pickett, all of Marble Hill; two sisters, her twin, Kathy Massey of Marble Hill, and Lunda Morris of Fredericktown, Mo.; a maternal grandmother, Charlene Davis of Patton, Mo.; and a grandson.. ...
Marilyn Kaufman (05/18/03)
Marilyn Kaufman, 42, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Kirn (05/17/03)
Mary C. Kirn, 86 of Jackson died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at her home. She was born June 18, 1916, in Benton, Mo., daughter of Eugene and Clara Diebold Essner. She and Ed Kirn were married May 6, 1941, at Benton. He preceded her in death Feb. 19, 1990...
Wade Gurley (05/17/03)
Wade A. Gurley, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 31, 1940, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Ralph and Verna Dubois Gurley. He and Sue Boyer were married Oct. 20, 1989, in Cape Girardeau. Wade was a conductor with Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Cotton Belt) 35 years. He was a member of the Elks Lodge...
Darrell Crawford (05/17/03)
Darrell Wayne Crawford, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 6, 1934, at Campbell, Mo., son of Robert Harold and Lois Inez Barnes Crawford. He and Anna Lee Box were married Nov. 28, 1959, at Second Southern Baptist Church in Malden, Mo...
Reba Haas (05/17/03)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Reba E. Haas, 87, of Mound City died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Nov. 19, 1915, in Mound City, daughter of Hosea and Elsie Edwards Dunlap. She married Stewart Haas, who died in 1980...
Ivo Zahner (05/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ivo Francis Zahner, 97, of Perryville died Thursday, May 8, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 24, 1905, at Perryville, son of Romanus J. and Anna Hoffman Zahner. He and Pearl Grass were married May 7, 1927, at Perryville. She survives...
Ernest Cameron (05/17/03)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Ernest Gale Cameron, 91, of Grassy died Friday, May 16, 2003, at Elder Care Nursing Home. He was born Aug. 23, 1911, in Marquand, Mo., son of Ernest and Cora May Burton Cameron. He and Hazel Lucille Newell were married July 7, 1941. Cameron was employed several years by Missouri State Highway Department. He was a member of Grassy Friendship Baptist Church...
Florence Richter (05/18/03)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Florence Irene Richter, 82, of Uniontown died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 23, 1921, at Uniontown, daughter of Theodore P. and Margaretha Wittscheiben Mueller. She and Hilmar Walter "Mim" Richter were married April 26, 1942. He died June 21, 1997...
Bob McCord (05/18/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Allen McCord, 78, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1924, at Sikeston, son of Robert Allen and Gertrude Glascock McCord Sr. He and Amy I. Wilkinson were married Sept. 3, 1947, at Sikeston...
Paul Meyr (05/19/03)
Paul E. Meyr, 82, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2003 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. An American Legion Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friends may also call after 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Thomas Rendleman (05/19/03)
Thomas Rendleman Sr., 92, of Bell City was born March 22, 1911 at Ullin, Ill., the son of the late Gabriel and Georgia Goodman Rendleman, and passed away May 17, 2003 at his home. Tom was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Bell City United Methodist Church for more than 68 years; he was also a charter member of the Bell City Rotary Club. He was a 1931 graduate of Bell City High School...
Marilyn Kaufman (05/19/03)
Marilyn K. Kaufman, 42, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, May 17, 2003 at her home. She was born May 18, 1960, daughter of Floyd Coleson and Betty Smith Kitchen in Cape Girardeau. She and William E. Kaufman Jr., were married March 18, 1977 at McClure, Ill. He died January 1, 1985...
Helmuth Sylvester (05/19/03)
The Rev. Helmuth A. Sylvester, 88, a former minister at Egypt Mills Trinity Lutheran Church died Friday, May 16, 2003 at Henderson, Nev. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girar-deau.
Frank Hodges (05/19/03)
J. Frank Hodges, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 18, 2003 at Southeast Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Nancy Hazelwood (05/19/03)
Nancy Diane Hazelwood, 58, of Fordyce, Ark., formerly of Southern Illinois, died Thursday, May 15, 2003 at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was born Jan. 22, 1945 in Jacksonville, Texas, the daughter of Beebe and Mirian Lawson Jr. She was married to Melvin L. Hazelwood for 36 years...
Colleen Platt (05/18/03)
Colleen S. Platt, 76, of Jackson passed away Friday, May 16, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call between 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 19 at the funeral home, followed by interment in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. The Rev. John Rice will officiate...
Ella Karraker (05/18/03)
Ella LaDon "Sally" Karraker, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at Ratcliff Care Center. She was born Oct. 5, 1927, at Ancell, Mo., daughter of Otto Summers and Ella Young. She and Frank L. Bles were married Nov. 7, 1942; he died July 30, 1964. She and Donovan Engelage were married June 5, 1972; he died June 13, 1984. She and Herbert Karraker were married June 14, 1986; he died Jan. 8, 1994...
Dennis Brown (05/22/03)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Dennis I. Brown, 85, of Murphysboro died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. He was born Jan. 18, 1918, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Florence and Alice Axley Brown. He and Josephine Schaefer were married April 28, 1943, in Jonesboro. She died Feb. 21, 1996. He and Sally Hoyle were married June 21, 1998, in Murphysboro...