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Obituaries from June 2003

Dorothy Stroder (06/10/03)
Dorothy Lucille Stroder, 72, of Millersville died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Nov. 21, 1930, at Crump, daughter of Linus Sylvanus and Ida Mae Ervin Stroder. Stroder worked at International Shoe Co. 39 years, where she worked in the packing department and was an inspector. She also worked at Lee-Rowan four years, retiring in 1992...
Howard Lacey (06/13/03)
Howard Louis Lacey, 60, of Scott City died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 23, 1942, at Elvins, Mo., son of Stanley Louis and Edith Howell Lacey. He and Leslie Ella Holmes were married June 15, 1962, at Doe Run, Mo...
Richard Brandom (06/13/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Richard Land "Rick" Brandom, 70, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at his home. He was born May 3, 1933, in Kansas City, son of Thomas Martin and Mary Doak Smithpeter Brandom. He and Ellen Campbell Hutter were married July 27, 1968, in Quincy, Ill...
Leon Patterson (06/14/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Leon Patterson, 55, of Oran died Friday, June 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Ottomeyer (06/14/03)
Elizabeth Ann "Lisa" Ottomeyer, 36, of Sappington, Mo., died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, in St. Louis. She was killed by a hit-and-run driver when she pulled over to assist accident victims on a rain-slickened interstate. She was born Sept. 25, 1966, in Kirkwood, Mo., daughter of Dale G. and Janet M. Johns Ottomeyer...
Lonnie Townsend (06/14/03)
Lonnie G. Townsend, 47, of Denver, Colo., died Friday, June 6, 2003, in Denver. He was born Feb. 16, 1956, in St. Louis, son of Casper and Lois Barks Townsend. He and Susan Ann Kiefer were married Sept. 16, 1979. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Anita Schraetzlmayer of Denver; a son, Charles Townsend of Denver; two brothers, Ronnie Townsend of Jackson, Glen Thompson of Oak Ridge; two sisters, Jeannie Hardy of Houston, Texas, Donna Elder of Jackson; and stepfather, Bill LaBruyere of Jackson.. ...
Charles Morton (06/14/03)
Charles E. Morton, 82, of Atoka, Tenn., formerly of Jackson, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, in Atoka. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Bonnie Engelmann (06/14/03)
Bonnie Engelmann, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Reba Newell (06/15/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Reba Juanita Newell, 89, of St. Charles, Mo., and formerly of Marble Hill, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at her home. She was born April 27, 1914, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of Melvin Francis and Gertrude Lucinda Jackson McCormick. She and Floyd Elmo Newell were married June 8, 1935, at Van Buren, Mo. He preceded her in death...
Bonnie Engelmann (06/15/03)
Bonnie E. Engelmann, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1943, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of William L. and Nona Belle Lincoln Welker. She and David Michael Engelmann were married March 30, 1968, at Cape Girardeau...
Charles Morton (06/15/03)
Charles Edward Morton, 82, of Atoka, Tenn., and formerly of Jackson, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at his home. He was born May 25, 1921, in Neely's Landing, Mo., son of Benjamin and Clara Jacobs Morton. He and Imogene Parks were married Dec. 6. 1941. She died in November 1979. He and Lois Whitledge were married July 21, 1987. She died Sept. 5, 2002...
Allen Johnson (06/15/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Allen Franklin Johnson, 84, of Sikeston died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 27, 1918, son of Clarence Franklin and Sally Franklin Johnson. He and Mergie Mae Nelson were married Nov. 15, 1938; she died June 21, 1995...
Zona Campbell (06/15/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Zona Campbell, 100, of Anna died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at Union County Hospital. She was born Dec. 29, 1902 in Dongola, Ill., daughter of John and Jane Lingle. She and Homer H. Campbell were married April 1, 1922. He died March 13, 1951...
Leon Patterson (06/15/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Leon Patterson, 55, of Oran died Friday, June 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 5, 1948, in Oran, the son of Charles and Vellen Cody Patterson. He married Sandra Golightly on Oct. 20, 1967. She survives...
Coletta Heisserer (06/16/03)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Coletta Louis Heisserer, 86, of New Hamburg, Mo., died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 7, 1916, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of the late Joe and Elizabeth Enderle Glastetter. She and Joe P. Heisserer were married Nov. 22, 1938...
Elbert Williamson (06/16/03)
Elbert Ray Williamson, 86, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Henrietta Godwin (06/16/03)
Henrietta Godwin, 96, of Jackson died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Feb. 12, 1907, in Jackson, daughter of August and Minnie Peetz Hoffmeister. She and Frank E. Godwin were married June 21, 1935. He died Jan. 18, 2002...
Sara Mize (06/13/03)
Sara Mize, 62, of St. Louis died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, in a St. Louis nursing home. She was born June 7, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Marvin B. and Arda Barnes Craig. Mize was a graduate of Central High School, and had been a beautician. Survivors include a sister, Ann Craig of St. Louis...
Virginia Dusablon (06/13/03)
Virginia Ehlers Dusablon, 85, of Staunton, Ill., and formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Staunton. She was born Feb. 1, 1918, at Oelwein, Iowa, the daughter of Julius and Martha Ellisat Ehlers. She married Paul Dusablon on Sept. 3, 1939, at Maynard, Iowa. He preceded her in death on May 23, 1993...
Ernest Prindle (06/10/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Ernest Louis Prindle, 94, of Oran died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 30, 1908, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Ernest Caldwell and Ida Frances Pobst Prindle. He and Ora Dean Wilson were married Dec. 16, 1929. She died Feb. 14, 1998...
Charles Myers (06/11/03)
GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Charles Floyd Myers, 83, of Granite City, died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Gateway Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 22, 1920, in Lutesville, Mo., son of Charles and Jane Shell Myers. He and Ina Ward of Lutesville were married Oct. 26, 1940...
Jack Hinson (06/11/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jack R. Hinson, 67, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born May 14, 1936, in Hohenwald, Tenn., son of Joe and Mary Rose Hinson. He and Patty Penrod were married May 5, 1961, in Anna, Ill. He was the owner of a tire business and drove a school bus in Murphysboro, Ill...
Elmer Heise (06/11/03)
Elmer T. Heise, 98, of Egypt Mills, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Aug. 1, 1904, in Egypt Mills, son of Albert and Louise Baker Heise. He and Hazel Maevers were married in September 1931 at Egypt Mills. She died March 4, 1983...
Maple Milton (06/11/03)
Maple Milton, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at her home. She was born March 10, 1923, in Gillett, Ark., daughter of Eddie and Emma Carson Green. She and Dennis Milton Sr. were married in 1950 in Arkansas. He preceded her in death...
Marietta Yakstis (06/11/03)
GOREVILLE, Ill. -- Marietta Yakstis, 62, of Goreville died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Sea Grove Beach, Fla. She was born Jan. 12, 1941, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Elmer and Ethel Engieman Butler. Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Carroll of Tampa, Fla.; a son, Donald Yakstis of Carbondale, Ill.; her mother of Jonesboro, Ill.; two brothers, Wayne Butler of Dongola, Ill., Ed Butler of Centralia, Ill.; a sister, Elsie Butler of Metropolis, Ill.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Alpha Ricketts (06/11/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Alpha O. Ricketts, 104, of Marble Hill died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Eldercare in Marble Hill. She was born Feb. 11, 1899, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Edward and Julia Shenimann Reck. She and Chauncey Ricketts were married March 8, 1922, at Lutesville...
Cecilia Weisler (06/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cecilia M. Weisler, 89, of Perryville died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 2, 1914, in Perry County, daughter of Frank J. and Georgia A. Tucker Manche. She and Herbert J. Weisler were married July 22, 1934, at Sereno, Mo. He died Jan. 14, 1993...
Florence Diebold (06/11/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Florence Diebold, 74, of Chaffee died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1928, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Joseph Michael and Theresa Heuring Welter. She and Raymond Diebold were married Nov. 8, 1949...
Earl Andrews (06/11/03)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- William Earl Andrews, 75, of New Madrid died Monday, June 9, 2003, in New Madrid. He was born April 29, 1928, in Cleveland, Ark., son of John and Ora Jordan Andrews. He and Rena Warren were married March 9, 1949, in Piggott, Ark. Andrews had worked at Associated Natural Gas Co. He was a member of New Madrid Church of Christ, New Madrid Kiwanis Club and Masonic Lodge, and Volunteer Fire Department. He coached Little League baseball several years...
'Bud' Miller (06/11/03)
Keith "Bud" Miller, 84, passed away Monday, June 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call between 4 to 8 p.m. today, with a Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, followed by interment in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery near Cape Girardeau, along with a military honor guard graveside service. The Rev. Janet Hopkins will officiate...
Arthur Proffer (06/11/03)
Arthur Ray Proffer, 78, of Jackson died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He had been a resident there six years. He was born Jan. 26, 1925, at Whitewater, son of Ray and Marie Jones Proffer. Orphaned at an early age, Arthur Ray was raised by his paternal grandparents, Harvey Lee and Marzilla Fulbright Proffer, and Aunt Desdia and Uncle Lee Proffer. He and Leanna Phillips were married in 1954. She passed away in 1987...
Lonnie Townsend (06/12/03)
Lonnie G. Townsend, 47, of Denver, Colo., died Friday, June 6, 2003, in Denver. He was born Feb. 16, 1956, in St. Louis, son of Casper and Lois Barks Townsend. He and Susan Ann Kiefer were married Sept. 16, 1979. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Anita Schraetzlmayer of Denver; a son, Charles Townsend of Denver; two brothers, Ronnie Townsend of Jackson, Glen Townsend of Oak Ridge; two sisters, Jeannie Hardy of Houston, Texas, Donna Elder of Jackson; and stepfather, Bill LaBruyere of Jackson.. ...
Trula Baer (06/12/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Trula M. Baer, 84, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Nov. 27, 1918, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of Hugo and Louise Wichern Schnurbusch. She and Adolph W. Baer were married Oct. 12, 1940. He died Sept. 7, 1996...
Annell Jones (06/12/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Annell L. Jones, 92, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born April 12, 1911, in Marion County, Ala., daughter of Charley W. and Autie Nelson Lambert. She and William W. Jones were married Feb. 13, 1927, in Winston County, Ala. He died Oct. 4, 1995...
Larry Arthur (06/12/03)
VANDUSER, Mo. -- Larry Joe Arthur, 53, of Vanduser died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 30, 1950, at Wardell, Mo., son of William Edward and Lotha Vaught Arthur. He and Denise Jayne Foster were married May 23, 1981, at Vanduser...
Lucille Baugher (06/16/03)
Lucille Baugher, 83, of Thebes, Ill., died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at the home of a granddaughter in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangement are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Gene Morton (06/16/03)
Gene Morton, 54, of Cahokia, Ill., died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born July 31, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bill and Maxine Cook Morton. He and Rebecca Parker were married Feb. 8, 1976, in Alabama. Morton worked as a custodian for Cahokia schools for 15 years...
Gertrude Winschel (06/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gertrude R. Winschel, 93, of Perry County died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at her home. She was born in Perry County on Dec. 19, 1909, the daughter of Hugo J. and Caroline Wibbenmeyer Winschel. She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Apple Creek, Mo...
Melbourne Schumer (06/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Melbourne F. Schumer, 66, of Perryville died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. He was born Oct. 22, 1936, at Sereno, Mo., the son of Walter and Margaret DeClerk Schumer. He married Johanna Krempel on March 10, 1965, in Darmstadt, Germany...
Kenneth McGraw Sr. (06/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kenneth J. McGraw Sr., 53, of Perryville died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was 53. He was born Sept. 27, 1949, in Cape Girardeau County, the son of Virgil and Elsie M. Hanners McGraw. He married Beverly D. Mitchell on Dec. 6, 1968, at Peoria, Ill...
Steven Jones (06/20/03)
Steven Wray Jones, 50, of Jackson died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at his home. He was born March 12, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Stanley W. and Verna Petzoldt Jones. He formerly lived in Dexter, Mo., moving to Jackson in 1999. He is survived by his mother, Verna Jones of Jackson; a brother, Darrell G. Jones of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Lisa Jones of Jackson; and other relatives...
Anita Schulte (06/20/03)
Anita Schulte, 75, of Jackson died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Dolline Francoeur (06/20/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dolline E. "Tootie" Francoeur, 93, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Feb. 20, 1910, in Eldridge, Tenn., daughter of Alonza A. and Pansy Terry Gunter. She and Joseph Ernest Francoeur were married March 6, 1944, in Crittendon County, Ark...
Virginia Hepburn (06/20/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Virginia C. Hepburn, 85, of Hollywood, Fla., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla. She was born April 22, 1918, in Herrin, Ill., daughter of Clarence and Pearl Crain Penninger. She and Robert J. Hepburn were married Oct. 7, 1939, in Chicago...
Louise White (06/20/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Opal Louise White, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 5, 1923, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Clement Edward and Velva McCane Summerlott. She and Charles Floral White were married Aug. 8, 1942, in New Madrid, Mo. He died July 22, 1974...
Ella Diana (06/20/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Ella Marie Diana, 79, of Tucson, Ariz., died Saturday, May 17, 2003. She was born July 9, 1923, at Oran, Mo., daughter of George and Coletta Schlitt Hamm. She and Carmen Diana were married Oct. 25, 1944, in Oran. The Dianas farmed in the Oran community 13 years. They moved to Tucson in 1957 and operated a trailer court 15 years. She then worked at Tucson Medical Center five years, retiring in 1995...
Jo Reeves (06/20/03)
Jo A. Reeves, 64, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Robert and Addie Hager Williams. She and Roy L. Reeves were married July 23, 1955. Jo Ann had been business manager at Roy L. Reeves Painting Co. in Jackson. She was a lifelong member of Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod...
The Rev. Emil Bickel (06/21/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Emil L. Bickel, 97, of Perryville died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 28,1905, in Frankenmuth, Mich., son of John and Regina Loesel Bickel. He and Agnes W. Ranke were married Aug. 24, 1930. She died April 6, 1994...
Hazel Hyslop (06/21/03)
Hazel G. Hyslop, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Nov. 14, 1912, at Aid, Mo., daughter of Walter Calvin and Ada Pope Watkins. She and Ira A. Hyslop were married Dec. 8, 1928, in Jackson. He died July 7, 1969...
Troy McCutcheon (06/21/03)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Troy Lee McCutcheon, 75, of Marquand died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 31, 1927, at Patton, Mo., son of Herbert and Reva Kaiser McCutcheon. He and Louella Mills were married April 15, 1949, at Marquand. She died June 1, 1995...
Mable Brimm (06/21/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mable E. Brimm, 98, of Anna died Friday, June 20, 2003, at Union County Hospital. She was born Feb. 17, 1905, in Mount Vernon, Ill., daughter of William and Sarah Gibbs Spicer. She and Jess Brimm were married June 7, 1924, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died Feb. 15, 1994...
Larry Hendrickson (06/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Larry M. Hendrickson, 65, of Sikeston died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born July 12, 1937, in Kearney, Neb., son of Albert and Merna Lucille Mahn Hendrickson. Hendrickson was employed by Heartland Potato Farms...
Kelly Goza (06/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kelly Goza, 86, of Sikeston died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 13, 1916, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of Albert Clarence and Amanda Jane Davis Goza. He married Iona Lett, who died June 28, 1995. Goza was co-owner of Goza-Harper Motor Co. in Sikeston many years...
Bobbie Berrong (06/19/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bobbie LeRoy Berrong, 71, of Advance passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 10, 1931, at Arab, Mo., son of Odis and Stella Walker Berrong. Bobbie worked on his family's farm until he moved to Advance. He then worked on Jerry and Linda Eggimann's farm until he retired at age 62. He attended Advance United Methodist Church, where he took care of the shrubbery nine years...
Howard Propst (06/19/03)
William Howard Propst, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 3, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of S.C. "Pete" and Maim Howard Propst. He and Neoma Cawthon were married Aug. 30, 1958. Mr. Propst was a drafting supervisor with Missouri Utilities 32 years, and was a draftsman eight years for Cape Girardeau city engineer...
Roger Richmond (06/16/03)
LONGVIEW, Texas -- Roger Lee Richmond, 64, of Longview was born April 7, 1939, in Advance, Mo., to Leamon and Kathleen Richmond. Mr. Richmond died Sunday morning, June 15, 2003, at a medical facility in Longview, Texas. He had lived in the Longview area since 1965...
C.A. Carter (06/17/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clarence Allen Carter, 61, of Sikeston died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 13, 1942, in Sikeston, son of Earl and Lorama Miller Carter. He and Sandra Mason were married Dec. 20, 1973, at Charleston, Mo...
Polly Spitzer (06/17/03)
Polly Ann Spitzer, 64, of Parma, Mo., died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at the home of a daughter in Wentzville, Mo. She was born Dec. 23, 1938, at Clarkton, Mo., daughter of Tim and Elizabeth Tatum Daugherty. She married Richard Frederick "Dick" Spitzer Jr., who died April 14, 2001...
Elbert Williamson (06/17/03)
Elbert Ray Williamson, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 21, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo and Dora Ann O'Howell Williamson. He and Evelyn Martin were married July 3, 1971, in St. Charles, Mo...
Dr. Edward Snider (06/17/03)
Dr. Edward Lee Snider, 73, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, June 15, 2003, at his home. He was born March 10, 1930, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of John T. and Emma Lee Clifft Snider. He and Lurlyne Lee Kincy were married Aug. 19, 1950, at Dexter, Mo...
Lucille Baugher (06/17/03)
Lucille Baugher, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at her home. She was born April 23, 1920, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Frank Albert and Mattie Stevenson McHughes. She and Clarence Baugher were married Dec. 22, 1939, in Jackson. Baugher lived in Thebes, Ill., most of her life...
Hilda Siebert (06/17/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Hilda M. Siebert, 85, of Chaffee died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 15, 1917, at Lemay, Mo., daughter of William and Christina Rolfes Schilli. She and Frederick Michael Siebert were married Aug. 7, 1948...
David Weibrecht (06/18/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- David W. Weibrecht, 61, of Perryville died Monday, June 16, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born April 12, 1942, in Perry County, son of Alvin and Elva Zahner Weibrecht. He was formerly married to Stella Renner of Perryville...
Harold Upshaw (06/18/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Harold E. Upshaw, 85, of Ullin and formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Metropolis, Ill. He was born May 21, 1918, at Griffin, Ind., son of Charles Upshaw and Martha Calvin Upshaw. He and Velma Lucas were married Aug. 7, 1940, at Charleston, Mo...
Harding Teets (06/18/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- D. Harding Teets, 82, of Advance died Monday, June 16, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield, Mo. He was born on March 25, 1921, in Bloomfield, son of Lester and Pearl Arnett Teets. He and Veda DeJournett were married Oct. 28, 1941, at Ardeola, Mo...
Thurman Lee (06/18/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Thurman Lee, 80, of Anna died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born Aug. 15, 1922, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of Allie and Della Jones Lee. He had lived at Holly Hill in Anna. Survivors include two cousins, Shirley Stearns of Murphysboro and Viola Goodknight of Carbondale, Ill...
Norma Hurley (06/18/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Norma Emma Hurley, 86, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at her home. She was born on Aug. 26, 1916, in Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell. She and William Clyde Hurley were married Dec. 14, 1935, in Charleston, Mo. He died Sept. 1, 1969...
Paul Pearl (06/18/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Paul K. Pearl, 70, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born on Nov. 6, 1932, in Dupo, Ill., son of Fred and Jessie Winn Pearl. He and Rita Scitman were married Aug. 4, 1958, in Anna, Ill. He had worked for the Highway Department for the state of Illinois and attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna...
Ruth McLain (06/19/03)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Ruth McLain, 78, of Pass Christian, Miss., died Monday, June 16, 2003, at Gulfport Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss. She was born Feb. 15, 1925, in Sturdivant, daughter of John and Maggie Bess Shrout. She first married Raymond Welch in 1940 at Sturdivant. She later married Verman McLain May 29, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He died Oct. 4, 1978...
Genivea Jackson (06/19/03)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Genivea Jackson, 76, of Bernie died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 29, 1926, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Jacob L. and Edna Grubbs Williamson. She and Dennis Jackson were married Feb. 14, 1957, in Hernando, Miss. He died June 3, 2002...
Jo Reeves (06/19/03)
Jo A. Reeves, 64, of Jackson died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Anita Schulte (06/21/03)
Anita Mae White Schulte of Jackson died unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, June 18, 2003. She was born March 23, 1928, in Arbyrd, Mo., daughter of J.E. "Jack" and Minta Mae Hawn White. Anita grew up in Kennett, Mo., and graduated from Kennett High School. Her family moved to Cape Girardeau, and she graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in elementary education...
Daisy Brown (06/15/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Daisy Brown, 104, of Collinsville, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Friday, June 13, 2003, at Willow Creek Nursing & Rehab Center in Belleville, Ill. She was born Feb. 10, 1899, in Campbell, Mo., daughter of Ben F. and Ellen E. Nalley Davis...
Delmar Honey (06/08/03)
Delmar Honey, 67, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Tamms, Ill. died Thursday, June 5 at Rockford Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Alexander County, son of Earl and Jewel Phillips Honey. He and Anne Elena Miller were married Dec. 31, 1964, at Rockford...
Norman Colyott (06/08/03)
Norman L. Colyott, 71, of Jackson died Friday, June 6 at his home. He was born June 17, 1931, at Hunter, Mo., son of Charles and Della Hampton Colyott. He and Violet Lawrence were married Dec. 4, 1955, at St. Louis. Colyott was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Army. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal...
Dorothy McChristian (06/08/03)
Dorothy E. McChristian, 87, of Cairo, Ill. died Thursday, June 5 at Heartland Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 25, 1915, at Mounds, Ill., daughter of Walter and Bertie McDowell Burns. She married Robert E. McChristian, who died in 2001...
Richard Conroy (06/07/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Richard L. "Dick" Conroy, 62, of Mokena, Ill., died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Blue Island, Ill. He was born Nov. 4, 1940, in Cairo, son of Lawrence J. and Margaret Grindler Conroy. Conroy retired as sales manager and purchasing agent with Jernberg Forging Co. in Chicago. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mokena, Knights of Columbus Council 1027 and Elks Lodge 651, both in Cairo...
Leo Hoeh Sr. (06/07/03)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Leo J. "Dutch" Hoeh Sr., 86, of Uniontown died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 8, 1916, at Uniontown, son of Joseph W. and Pauline A. Pfisterer Hoeh. He and LaWana M. Fenwick were married Oct. 3, 1942, in St. Louis...
Elinore Murray (06/07/03)
Elinore Pauline Murray, 65, of Greencastle, Ind., died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at her home. She was born March 6, 1938, in Petersburg, Pa., daughter of Russell I. and Kathleen R. Steele Walker. She and Lynn C. Murray were married Aug. 15, 1964. Mrs. Murray was a graduate of Brazil, Ind., High School. She had worked at Eitel's Flowers, P.R. Mallory's, and in the clerk's, treasurer's and microfilm departments at Putnam County Courthouse. She was a member of the Lutheran Church...
Gladys Hughes (06/07/03)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Gladys M. Hughes, 78, of Frohna died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 27, 1925, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Paul and Louise Hellwege. Hughes retired from International Shoe Co. She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church...
Delmar Honey (06/07/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Delmar Honey of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Rockford Memorial Hospital. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Wehmeyer (06/07/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Larry Wehmeyer, 51, of Thebes died Friday, June 6, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home at Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
James Moore (06/07/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- James Lloyd Moore, 64, of Advance died Friday, June 6, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 9, 1938, in Advance, son of Jacob and Nettie Turner Moore. Moore was a retired farmer, and member of Father's Arms Fellowship in Scott City. Survivors include two daughters, Terri Hazel of Advance, Jerri Moore of Scott City; two sisters, Mildred Garner and Emma Moore of Advance; and three grandsons...
Benjamin Welborn (06/07/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Benjamin Welborn, 83, of Sikeston died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 12, 1920, in Double Springs, Ala., son of William Jackson and Flora Jane Curtis Welborn. He and Martha Sue Spraggs were married Oct. 30, 1947, in Sikeston...
Norman Collyott (06/07/03)
Norman Collyott, 72, of Jackson, died Friday, June 6, 2003, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McComb's Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery...
Loyie West (06/20/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Loyie Dean West, 74, of East Peoria, Ill., died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton, Ill. He was born Feb. 15, 1929, in Elco, Ill., son of Loyie Elvis and Flossie Mae Lessar West. He and Margaret Geraldine Russell were married Sept. 6, 1952, in Peoria, Ill...
Larry Wehmeyer (06/08/03)
Larry Wehmeyer, 51, of Thebes, Ill. died Friday, June 6 at Martin Hills Residential Center in Bloomfield, Mo. He was born May 6, 1952, at Cape Girardeau, son of Melvin and JoAnn Sickler Wehmeyer. Wehmeyer was a meat cutter in the Anna-Jonesboro, Ill., area. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Mary Sutherland (06/08/03)
ENID, Okla. -- Mary Lee Sutherland, 60, of Enid died Friday, June 6, 2003, at St. Mary's Regional Health Center. She was born May 28, 1943, in Cape Girardeau to Paul and Ione Bollinger Welter. She married James H. Sutherland on Aug. 10, 1963, in Cape Girardeau...
Leo Hoeh Sr. (06/08/03)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Leo J. "Dutch" Hoeh Sr., 86, of Uniontown died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 8, 1916, at Uniontown, son of Joseph W. and Pauline A. Pfisterer Hoeh. He and LaWana M. Fenwick were married Oct. 3, 1942, in St. Louis...
Ernest Prindle (06/09/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Ernest Prindle, 94, died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Idaemae King (06/10/03)
Idaemae King, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at her home. She was born July 13, 1954, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of August and Marian Martin Tribout. King had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1983. Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth King and Lisa Thomure of Cape Girardeau; her parents of Tamms, Ill.; three sisters, Debbie DuBois of Anna, Ill., Roberta Harris and Sharon Paukert of Tamms; six brothers, Augie, Billy, David, Herbie and Terry Tribout, all of Tamms, Dale Tribout of Jessup, Ga.; and four grandchildren.. ...
Kenneth Brewer (06/10/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kenneth F. Brewer, 65, of Sikeston died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1938, at Bell City, Mo., son of Earl and Della Faye Lingle Brewer. He and Kay Leen Schroeder were married April 3, 1971, in East Moline, Ill...
Selma Crisler (06/10/03)
Selma M. Crisler, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 23, 1914, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of Luther and Alma Rainwater Rodgers. She and Claude E. Crisler were married Oct. 3, 1942. He died Jan. 6, 1978...
Jerry Grills (06/10/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jerry Wayne Grills, 49, of Sikeston died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Jan. 10, 1954, in Bragg City, Mo., son of Jim Woods and Neva Jo Grills. He and Ulonda Robards were married April 5, 1974, at Kennett, Mo...
Arthur Proffer (06/10/03)
Arthur Ray Proffer, 78, of Whitewater died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Russell Sitzes (06/10/03)
Russell Alford Sitzes, 75, of Granbury, Texas, died Saturday, June 7, 2003, in Granbury. He was born May 27, 1928, in Cape Girardeau. He and Ellen Camille Caldwell were married Oct. 28, 1950, at Andrews Air Force Base. Sitzes served in the U.S. Air Force from 1946 to 1969. He was a life member of VFW in Azle, Texas...
Mark Mathis (06/10/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mark Mathis, 37, of Sikeston died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born Aug. 30, 1965, at Sikeston, son of Robert L. and Carol Sue Davis Mathis. She and Becky Aycock were married Nov. 18, 2001, at Charleston, Mo...
Willis Toombs (06/10/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Willis Dean Toombs, 57, of Marble Hill died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 21, 1945, at Qulin, Mo., son of James and Eva King Toombs. Toombs was a minister. He was a member of Grassy Friendship Church at Grassy, Mo., and attended Community Church at Marble Hill...
Anna Guethle (06/10/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Anna May Guethle, 81, of Dexter died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. She was born May 20, 1922, at Dexter, daughter of Fred Sauer and Philomenia Dietsch Sauer. She and Oscar Joseph Guethle were married Nov. 23, 1949, at Dexter. He died June 22, 1994...
Dorothy Stroder (06/09/03)
Dorothy Stroder, 72, of Millersville died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Selma Crisler (06/09/03)
Selma M. Crisler, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Muriel Bowman (06/09/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Muriel Dorothy "Peewee" Bowman, 75, of Olive Branch, formerly of Marion, died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. She was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Wooten-Under-Edge, England, the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth "Ellen" Fletcher Allen. She and John W. Bowman were married June 2, 1945, in England...
Bud Miller (06/10/03)
Bud Miller, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McComb's Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Florence Diebold (06/10/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Florence Diebold, 75, of Chaffee died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
James Miller (06/10/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- James H. Miller, 85, of Tamms died Monday, June 9, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 28, 1917, in Union County, son of Henry and Florence Edwards Miller. He and Ruby Jewell Lamb were married Feb. 17, 1945. She died Sept. 1, 1990. Miller was a farmer and raised cattle. He was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church...
Teal Languell (06/29/03)
Teal Jacob Languell of Cape Girardeau died June 28, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau. He was born June 20, 1898, in the Burr community of Ripley County, son of Jacob and Sarah Spencer Languell. Mr. Languell married Jane Kennon on Feb. 5, 1927. She died Sept. 27, 1971. He later married Hazel Ponder, who died Dec. 24, 1985...
Frances Woodard (06/29/03)
Frances Lanell Woodard, 85, of Jackson passed away Friday, June 27, 2003, at her home. She was born July 29, 1917, in Lightfoot, Tenn., daughter of James A. and Mattie B. Griggs. She and Lewis T. Woodard were married Oct. 27, 1934, in Tennessee. Loving survivors include a son, Ron Woodard and wife Glenda of Jackson; five daughters, Alice L. ...
Kurre Allen (06/29/03)
Kurre W. Allen, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Fords & Sons Funeral Home.
Edna Ranson (06/29/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Edna Mae Ranson, 84, of Benton died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Bethesda Southgate Nursing Facility in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 16, 1918, in Barlow, N.D., daughter of Eltjo and Jennie DeLang Buss. She and Leonard Nicholas Ranson were married Oct. 17, 1938, in Fargo, N.D. He died Aug. 27, 1983...
Joe Riley (06/28/03)
Freddie Joe Riley, 64, of Scott City died Friday, June 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 1, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, son of James Amphlis and Jeanette Mae Bles Riley Jr. He and Betty Yvonne Diamond were married Oct. 22, 1962, in Cape Girardeau...
Evelyn Sanford (06/29/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Evelyn Lorene Stroud Sanford, 88, of Middletown, Calif., died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Sunflower Gardens Assisted Care Facility in Middletown. She was born Oct. 30, 1913, in Hillsboro, Texas, daughter of Oscar and Mattie Beckham Stroud. She and Amos Sanford were married Nov. 13, 1945, in Fort Worth, Texas...
Kyla Enderle (06/29/03)
Kyla Jo Enderle of Scott City died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 25, 2003, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Kyle Sr. and Barbara Medley Enderle. Survivors include her parents; two brothers, Kyle Enderle Jr. and Kody Enderle; maternal grandmother, Bonnie Baker; paternal grandparents, Melvin and Kathy Enderle; maternal great-grandmother, Juanita Medley; paternal great-grandmother, Inez Owen, all of Scott City...
Chalmer Dockins (06/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Chalmer A. "Chal" Dockins, 86, of Sikeston died Friday, June 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Aug. 28, 1916, in Malden, Mo., son of George Franklin and Cora Mae Ballard Dockins. He and Evelyn McClellan Dockins were married May 15, 1938. She preceded him in death...
Margaret Waters (06/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret L. Waters, 77, of Sikeston died Friday, June 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born April 8, 1926, in Sikeston, daughter of Hiram David and Wilhemina Walker Lambert. She and Charles R. Waters were married April 3, 1948, in Sikeston. He died Sept. 29, 1992...
Willie Burnett (06/28/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Willie Mae Burnett, 76, of Cairo died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at the home of a great-nephew, Glenn Childress, with whom she resided. Burnett was born Oct. 4, 1926, in the state of Mississippi, daughter of Essie Anna Sneed. She resided in St. Louis many years...
Evelyn Sanford (06/30/03)
MIDDLETON, Calif. -- Evelyn Lorene Stroud Sanford, 88, of Middleton, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Sunflower Gardens Assisted Care Facility in Middleton. She was born Oct. 30, 1913, at Hillsboro, Texas, daughter of Oscar and Mattie Beckham Stroud. She and Amos Sanford were married Nov. 13, 1945, at Fort Worth, Texas. He preceded her in death...
Henry Jennings (06/30/03)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Henry E. Jennings, 79, of Huntsville died Saturday, June 28, 2003. He married Frances Jennings. Jennings was retired from Baqqett and Consolidated Freight, and was a musician. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Jeannie Medlen and Kathi Hahn of Huntsville, Ala., and Teresa MacFarlane of Gastonia, N.C.; two sons, Donald Jennings of Hazel Green, Ala., and Greg Jennings of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Glenn Jennings of Harvest, Ala., and Melvin Jennings of New Market, Ala.; three sisters, Bonnie Haygood and Louise Free, both of Harvest, and Grace Sanders of Las Cruces, N.M.; a stepdaughter, Freeda Atchley of Cape Girardeau; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.. ...
Capitola Reed (06/24/03)
Capitola "Cappy" Reed, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 23, 2003. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Elmer Standley (06/24/03)
Elmer F. Standley, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 23, 2003, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Livesay Jr. (06/24/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- James W. Livesay Jr., 76, of Anna died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Aug. 13, 1926, in Grand Tower, Ill., son of James W. and Nora Davis Livesay. He and Norma June Treece were married Sept. 22, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark. She died July 10, 1993...
Rose Kern (06/24/03)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Rose Anna Kern, 91, of New Hamburg died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born July 16, 1911, at New Hamburg, daughter of Joseph and Sophia Gosche Westrich. She and Aloysius Kern were married Sept. 6, 1932, at New Hamburg. He died June 7, 1960...
J.W. Staggs (06/24/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- J.W. Staggs, 63, of Sikeston died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at his home. He was born March 11, 1940, in Collinwood, Tenn., son of Wilson and Mary Lou Fraley Staggs. He and Brenda J. Rapert were married March 24, 1990, in Charleston, Mo...
Garry Whitehead (06/24/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Garry Dean Whitehead, 62, of Advance died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 15, 1941, at Greenbrier, Mo., son of Leo and Letha Ladd Whitehead. He and Barbara Dunn were married Oct. 24, 1962, in Dallas, Texas...
Harry Schuler (06/24/03)
Harry Louis Schuler, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 3, 1955, in Warren, Ark., son of Clarence and Helen Elizabeth Lightfoot Schuler. Schuler received a bachelor of science degree in music education from the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 1978, and a master of arts in college student personnel services from Northern Iowa at Cedar Falls in 1980...
Mary Layton (06/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo -- Mary L. Layton, 79, of Perryville died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 16, 1924, at Silver Lake, Mo., daughter of Charles Henry and Ethel Loretta Tucker Layton. She first married Lloyd B. Hudson, who died Feb. 14, 1968. She later married James Layton, who died May 9, 1992...
Henry Jennings (06/30/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Edna Mae Ranson, 84, of Benton died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Bethesda Southgate Nursing Facility in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 16, 1918, in Barlow, N.D., daughter of Eltjo and Jennie DeLang Buss. She and Leonard Nicholas Ranson were married Oct. 17, 1938, in Fargo, N.D. He died Aug. 27, 1983...
Keith Robertson (06/30/03)
VIENNA, Ill. -- Keith Robertson, 40, of Vienna died Friday, June 27, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 14, 1962, at Anna, Ill., son of Monroe and Sherry Buntin Robertson. Robertson was employed by the Triple E restaurant in Karnak, Ill., for several years...
Kurre Allen (06/30/03)
Kurre Wayne Allen, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 28, 2003 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept., 22, 1942, at Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas and Olga Dow Allen. He and Ava Pearson were married May 23, 1998, in Cape Girardeau. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1964 with a business degree. He worked for Sears Roebuck and then Federated Insurance Co. for 28 years, retiring in 1999. He worked for Consolidated Insurance Co. at the time of his death...
Mary Johnson (06/23/03)
Mary Ann Johnson, 68, of Millersville, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 12, 1934, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Jacob Harlem and Edna Blanche Smith Dunn. She and J.R. Johnson were married Jan. 18, 1959, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died Dec. 8, 1999...
Evelyn Moran (06/28/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Evelyn E. Moran, 83, of Perryville died June 26, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 8, 1920, in Bollinger County, daughter of Henry and Leona Blaylock Cook. She and Henry Moran were married March 28, 1936. He died Nov. 21, 1981...
Eleanor Ehlebracht (06/25/03)
Eleanor R. Ehlebracht, 87, of Bertrand, Mo., died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Bertrand Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 19, 1915, at Higginsville, Mo., daughter of Martin and Martha Meyer Wegener. She and John C. Ehlebracht were married in 1937 at Higginsville. He preceded her in death in 1981...
Capitola Reed (06/25/03)
Capitola Helen "Cappy" McCulley Reed, 84, passed away Monday, June 23, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 5, 1918, near Bell City, Mo., daughter of Harrison and Ida Jane Drew McCulley. She and Sherman Reed were married Nov. 29, 1959, in Longview, Wash. He passed away Aug. 31, 1998...
Harry Tuffley (06/25/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Harry George Tuffley, 79, of Bullhead City, Ariz., formerly of Mounds, died Saturday, June 21, 2003. He was born June 14, 1924, in Minneapolis, Minn. He married Evva Palmer 57 years ago. Tuffley attended St. Thomas Military Academy where he participated in football and baseball...
Elmer Standley (06/25/03)
Elmer F. "Stan" Standley, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 23, 2003, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 22, 1911, in St. Louis, son of Burt and Lillie B. Frederick Standley. He and Vrada Belle Lohmann were married June 6, 1936, in St. Louis. She died Jan. 19, 1997...
Clara Russell (06/25/03)
Clara Belle Russell, 92, of Oak Grove, Fla., died Monday, June 23, 2003, in Pensacola, Fla. She was born Dec. 15, 1910, in Westville, Fla., daughter of John and Becky Belle Currie Braxton. She married Jay E. Russell, who preceded her in death. Survivors include five sons, Robert Russell of Oak Grove, Danny Russell of Pensacola, Fla., Emmett Russell of Jonesville, La., Keith Russell of Cape Girardeau, Johnny Russell of Milton, Fla.; two daughters, Betty Thompson of Pensacola Beach, Fla., Billie Marsh of Oak Grove; 23 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
William Dunger (06/25/03)
William H. Dunger, 80, of Springfield, Mo., died Monday, June 9, 2003, at St. John's Regional Hospital in Springfield. He was born March 25, 1923, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of William and Manda Peetz Dunger. He and Frances Bailey were married Sept. 28, 1952...
Lena Mayabb (06/25/03)
Lena L. Mayabb, 70, of Arnold, Mo., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Cherryville, Mo., daughter of Herbert and Maudy Smith Logan. She married Marshall Mayabb, who preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Philip Mayabb of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Marsha Tesson of Manchester, Mo., Sandra Perry of Arnold, Carolyn Williford of Greentown, Ind.; three sisters, Ollie Hyde of Piedmont, Mo., Alta Hawkes of Imperial, Mo., Ruby Brown of DesArc, Mo.; two brothers, Edward Logan of High Ridge, Mo., Leon Logan of Florissant, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Edna Fulk (06/25/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edna Ann Fulk, 95, of Anna died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care in Jonesboro, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Glenna Wright (06/24/03)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Glenna Shirley Wright, 56, of Commerce died Monday, June 23, 2003, at the home of her mother in Scott City. She was born Sept. 1, 1946, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Glenn and Ruby Akins McLain. She and Jerry Cleo Wright were married April 14, 1964, in Scott City...
Velma Fear (06/24/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Velma G. Fear, 85, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau, with her family by her side. She was born Sept. 19, 1917, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Zachary T. and Eva Lindsey Barker. She and Lester P. Fear were married June 29, 1937, in Anna. He passed away June 15, 1991...
Mary Ricker (06/26/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Marie Ricker, 92, of Perryville died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Sept. 30, 1910, in Perry County, daughter of Peter and Mary Grace Duvall Geile. She and Burt Ricker were married May 2, 1946. He died June 30, 1981...
Laura Cato (06/26/03)
Laura J. Cato, 68, of Willow Springs, Mo., died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. She is formerly of Cape Girardeau. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Edna Fulk (06/26/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edna Fulk, 95, of Anna died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Dec. 16, 1907, in the Big Creek Church area, daughter of George and Carrie Sinks Garrott. She and Gail Fulk were married April 23, 1949, in Detroit, Mich. He died March 10, 1952...
M.G. Pollard (06/28/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- M.G. Pollard, 68, of Cairo died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at his home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Holy Temple Church, with Otis Walker officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery in Mounds, Ill. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements...
Juanita Martinez (06/28/03)
BREWER, Mo. -- Juanita F. Martinez, 100, of Brewer died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. She was born Aug. 4, 1902, in Madrid, Spain, daughter of Felipe Juan and Valentina Arias Fernandez. She and Juan B. Martinez were married June 10, 1927. He died Feb. 17, 1973...
Laura Cato (06/27/03)
Laura Jean Cato, 68, of Willow Springs, Mo., died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born March 25, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lloyd F. and Annie May Temple Williams. She and David Cato were married April 12, 1958...
Dorothy Wilkening (06/27/03)
Word has been received that Dorothy Cockrell Wilkening, 75, of Medford, Ore., formerly of Cape Girardeau County, passed away Monday, June 23, 2003. She and William "Bill" Wilkening were married July 7, 1953. Survivors include her husband; a son, William Kurt Wilkening of Medford; a sister, Barbara Spurlock of Bismarck, Mo.; and two granddaughters, Brienz and Cedar Ann Wilkening of Medford...
Stephen King Sr. (06/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stephen J. King Sr., 46, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 19, 1956, at Ironton, Mo., son of Walter M. and Deslie M. Genthon King. He and Kathy Edmond were married June 24, 1989, at Fredericktown, Mo...
Marion Nothdurft (06/27/03)
Marion Lee "Slim" Nothdurft, 86, of Jackson died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 19, 1917, in Jackson, son of Simon and Jessie Limbaugh Nothdurft. He and Ina Ramsey Lewis were married April 16, 1971...
Robert Armour (06/27/03)
Robert (Bob) Armour, 70, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Naylor, Mo., died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Armour was born Sept. 26, 1932. He was retired as a chief for the Federal Aviation Administration in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of the Naylor Christian Church and Mt. Auburn Christian Church, where he was a deacon. On Jan. 28, 1956, he married Joyce Fowler in St. Louis. She preceded him in death Aug. 17, 1986...
Paul Glueck (06/26/03)
Paul David Glueck, 34, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Oct. 21, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, son of Larry J. and Sandra Woodward Glueck. Glueck was a 1990 graduate of Parkview School. He worked at VIP Industries until 1997, when ill health prevented him from working. ...
Edward Golden (06/26/03)
Edward Jacob Golden, 69, of Florissant, Mo., died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at his home, after a six-year battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 11, 1933, son of John and Clara Ozenkoski Golden. He and Kathleen Theisman were married June 23, 1956. He later married Lorene Musy Hayes July 1, 1976...
Inez Brown (06/26/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Allie Inez Brown, 75, of Charleston died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 17, 1928, at Steele, Mo., daughter of Albert Daniel and Mamie Inez Green Dillie. She and Roy T. Brown were married July 24, 1954. He died May 6, 1991...
Edna Woodfin (06/24/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Edna Dean Woodfin, 80, of DeSoto, Mo., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Dec. 9, 1922, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of George and Arizona Henry Myers. She and Warren Woodfin were married Dec. 24, 1938. He died Feb. 24, 2003...
Willene Cossairt (06/23/03)
Willene W. Cossairt, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at her residence. She was born Sept. 23, 1918, in Stoddard County, daughter of William B. and Cora Wilkerson Warren. She and Robert J. Cossairt were married May 11, 1937, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died May 3, 1991...
Viola Smith (06/01/03)
Viola "Vi" Weber Smith, 74, of Newburgh, Ind., died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born March 21, 1929, to Joseph Ludwig Weber and Caroline Schram Weber Grootens. She attended St. Mary's Cathedral School in Cape Girardeau...
Hoang Nguyen (06/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Hoang Xvan Nguyen, 81, of Miner, Mo., formerly of Vietnam died Friday, May 30, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1922, in Nghe An, Vietnam, son of Danh Van and Trieu Thi Nguyen. He and Nam Thi Nguyen were married in 1955 in Saigon...
Robert Wilhite (06/03/03)
Robert E. Wilhite, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rosemary Ward (06/03/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Rosemary Ward, 59, of Patton died Monday, June 2, 2003, at home, following an illness. She was born March 14, 1944, daughter of Albert Joseph and Elizabeth Grace Kish Quentin. She and Gary Ray Ward were married April 10, 1982, at St. John's, Mo...
Mildred Eifert (06/03/03)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Mildred Leoria Eifert, 85, of Calhoun, Ga., died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at Gordon Health Care Center in Calhoun. She was born Aug. 12, 1917, at Rockview, Mo., daughter of John and Rose Holmes Wooley. She and Norman W. Eifert were married May 17, 1941. He died Aug. 2, 1989...
Geneva Roy (06/03/03)
Geneva Dorothy Roy, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. She was born July 31, 1920, in Fort Wayne, Ind., daughter of Gideon and Mageline Eberly Wansitler. She and Armor N. Roy were married Nov. 17, 1942. Roy had been head clerk at Bushes Department Store in Flint, Mich...
Penney Jackson (06/03/03)
Penney Lynn Jackson, 38, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1964, in Mattoon, Ill., daughter of Wilburn L. and Billie J. Gibson Jackson. Jackson was a 1983 graduate of Granite City High School in Granite City, Ill. She moved to Cape Girardeau in 1987 from Granite City. She was a machine operator at Lee-Rowan Co. Wire Products in Jackson...
Peggy Barlow (06/03/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Peggy Sue McClain Barlow, 63, of Chaffee passed away Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 20, 1940, at Chaffee, daughter of Henry and Mandy Cook McClain. She married Bobby E. Barlow Oct. 18, 1954, and was with him 37 years until his passing July 11, 1992...
Bernie Sims (06/04/03)
Bernie Sims, 87, of Jackson died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Monticello House. He was born Nov. 16, 1915, at Steele, Mo., son of B.H. and Cora Ellis Sims. He and Lena Irene Johnson were married Nov. 30, 1933, at New Madrid, Mo. Sims lived in Anniston, Mo., most of his life. He was a retired self-employed contractor. He was a member of Charleston Masonic Lodge and Anniston Christian Church, and former member of East Prairie Lions Club...
Pamela King (06/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Pamela LaTonya King, 19, of Sikeston died Thursday, May 22, 2003, of injuries received in an automobile accident in Arkansas. She was born March 26, 1984, in Sikeston, daughter of Michael and Janet Lavine. King was a 2002 graduate of Sikeston High School, and was a sophomore at the University of Arkansas-Jonesboro. She was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church...
Nelda Braswell (06/04/03)
Nelda R. Braswell, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Penney Jackson (06/02/03)
Penney Lynn Jackson, 38, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Geneva Roy (06/02/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Geneva D. Roy, 82, of Advance died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Blane Stafford (06/01/03)
Blane Stafford, 92, of Franklin, Tenn., died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was born Sept. 19, 1910, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of Thomas and Minnie Allen Stafford. He and Oma Fletcher were married July 4, 1928, at Bell City, Mo.; she died April 9, 1994. He then married Frances Hart on Nov. 26, 1994, at Jonesboro, Ark. She died May 22, 2001...
Martha Barnard (06/01/03)
Martha Louise Barnard, 90, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 6, 1912, in Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of James and Laura Alice Freeman Gill. She and Fred M. Barnard were married Sept. 15, 1940, at St. Louis. He died Dec. 15, 1972...
Marshall Vowels (06/01/03)
Marshall Lee Vowels, 74, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 8, 1928, at Wyatt, Mo., son of Albert and Gladys Miller Vowels. He and Mary Faith Estes were married Dec. 3, 1950, at Fornfelt, Mo...
Cletus Francis (06/01/03)
KELSO, Mo. -- Cletus C. Francis, 77, of Kelso died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born June 25, 1926, in Advance, Mo., son of David and Lillie Murry Francis. He and Evoleen Shell were married Dec. 3, 1945, at Grassy, Mo. Francis retired after 20 years at General Grocery Co. in St. Louis as an order selector. He was a member of First General Baptist in Cape Girardeau...
Nadine Koch (06/01/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nadine Francis Pennington Koch, 83, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Home in Sikeston. She was born Dec. 20, 1919, near Dewitt, Mo., daughter of Fred and Ada Goodbar Pennington. She and Marvin Harold Koch were married Sept. 8, 1940. He died Sept. 5, 1992...
Vester Long (06/01/03)
Vester Earl "Dick" Long, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 19, 1913, in Vinson, Okla., to Lawrence L. and Fannie P. Smith Long. He was a supervisor for Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America until his retirement in 1976...
Edwin Clausen (06/01/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edwin L. Clausen, 78, of Perryville died Friday, May 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 1, 1925, in McNabb, Ill., son of Hans and Effie Paulsen Clausen. He and Dorothy Doll were married June 12, 1980, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Peggy Barlow (06/02/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Peggy Sue Barlow, 63, of Chaffee, formerly of Delta, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Mary Malley (06/02/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Mary Malley, 86, of Russellville, Ky., formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at Logan Memorial Hospital in Russellville. She was born July 5, 1916, in Unity, Ill., daughter of Harry and Myrtle Douglas Woodney. She was married to James Thomas "Pat" Malley, who preceded her in death...
John Jakal (06/02/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- John Jakal, 91, of Tamms died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at City Care Nursing Center in Anna, Ill. He was born April 12, 1912. He resided at H&S Shelter Care Center in Tamms for many years. Visitation will be after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms. Graveside funeral service and burial will follow at 10 a.m. at Liberty Cemetery east of Pulaski, Ill., with the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating...
Vernon Wells (06/04/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Vernon Clifford "Red" Wells, 71, of Perryville died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 11, 1931, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of Levi Adolph and Myrtle McDaniel Wells. He and Wanda Aleta Lawson were married July 1, 1974...
Robert Wilhite (06/04/03)
Robert Edward Wilhite, 80, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, June 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Liberal, Kan., son of Dr. John R. Wilhite and Lillian May Abington Wilhite. He and Mary Dean Johnson were married Aug. 7, 1960...
Jean Gerhardt (06/04/03)
Jean Haynes Gerhardt, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, in North Carolina. Mrs. Gerhardt worked for Dr. Nussbaum several years, and retired from Broadway Prescription Shop. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Bill Gerhardt; two sons, Bill Gerhardt Jr. ...
Ann Watts (06/06/03)
Ann Mary Watts, 79, of St. Louis died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 16, 1923, in Collinsville, Ill., daughter of Azelio and Maria Petucci Ferrari. She and Lester Leonard Watts were married Dec. 25, 1958. He died in April 1961...
Frank Ponder (06/01/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frank E. Ponder, 68, of Perryville died Friday, May 30, 2003, at his home. He was born May 24, 1935, at St. Louis, son of Frank and Edna Peppers Ponder. He and Cecelia Y. Silebi were married May 16, 1994. He was an U.S. Air Force veteran and was employed making neon signs. He was a member of the IBEW Union Local No. 1 in St. Louis...
Shirley Slayton (06/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Shirley Shirkey Slayton, 63, of Sikeston died Monday, June 2, 2003, at her home. She was born May 27, 1940, in Sikeston, daughter of Carl E. "Dick" and Catherine Sneed Tubbs. She first married Harvey Shirkey. She later married Bob Slayton, who preceded her in death...
Glenda Wills (06/22/03)
Glenda E. Wills, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 25, 1911, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Oscar and Dora May Bowers Thompson. She and Tillman E. Wills were married Nov. 7, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. He died May 19, 2000...
Eleanor Ehlebracht (06/22/03)
Eleanor Ehlebracht, 88, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at the Bertrand Nursing Center in Bertrand, Mo. Plans are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau.
Rose Kern (06/23/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rose Anna Kern, 91, of New Hamburg, Mo., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo.
Julia Norton (06/23/03)
POPLARBLUFF, Mo. -- Julia Yvonne Norton, 66, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of CapeGirardeau, died Friday, June 20, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born Nov. 1, 1936, daughter of J.Y. and Fern Huffman. She and Charles were married Dec. 27, 1952, at Pocahontas, Ark...
Blanche Stone (06/23/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Blanche Mae Stone, 84, died Friday, June 20, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 10, 1919, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Emmett and Lillian Worthen Huff. She and Boyd Stone were married April 8, 1935. He preceded her in death...
Afton Sams (06/23/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Afton I. Sams, 76, of Cairo, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at her residence. She was born Dec. 7, 1926, at Perks, Ill., daughter of Ernest and Eva Eller Robertson. She was married to William L. Sams, who preceded her in death. She was a customer service representative for more than 29 years at Illinois Bell Telephone Company and was employed at Simpsons & Bodes Pharmacy in Cairo before her retirement. She was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church at Anna...
Harry Schuler (06/23/03)
Harry Schuler of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Fannie Simmons (06/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Fannie Mae Lane Simmons, 99, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 3, 1903, in Martin, Tenn., daughter of Lorenza Dow and Martha Jane Lane Davis. She first married Buford "Shorty" Lane, and then Connie Simmons...
Verna Petzoldt (06/06/03)
Verna Dell Petzoldt, 68, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Lynn and Artie Barks Roberts. She and Royal Petzoldt were married April 8, 1967...
Walter Madigan (06/04/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Walter Edward Madigan, 61, of Oran died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1941, in St. Louis, son of Edward J. and Maybelle Hefele Madigan. He and Debra Whorton were married Jan. 25, 1975...
Verna Petzoldt (06/05/03)
Verna D. Petzoldt, 68, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Rachel Pierce (06/05/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rachel Ruth Pierce, 88, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 8, 1915, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of Peter V. and Lora Moody Branum. She and Cheston Pierce were married July 25, 1971, in Sikeston...
Virginia Gwaltney (06/05/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia G. Gwaltney, 88, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Hunter Acres Caring Center. She was born Oct. 15, 1914, in Newbern, Tenn., daughter of John Thomas and Esther Dickson Griffin. She and Fred L. Gwaltney were married Aug. 30, 1969, in Sikeston. He died June 25, 2000...
Nelda Braswell (06/05/03)
Nelda Ruth Braswell, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 28, 1915, in Jackson, daughter of Perle Otis and Ula Grace Shaner Taylor. She and John W. Braswell were married June 24, 1939, in St. Louis. He died Sept. 22, 2001...
Carl Hinkle (06/05/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl Preston Hinkle, 80, of Anna died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Feb. 25, 1923, in Anna, son of Francis and Lena Jackson Hinkle. He and Ruth Vowels were married Jan. 6, 1941, at Charleston, Mo...
Paul Thomure (06/05/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paul J. "Tobe" Thomure, 81, of Perryville died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 21, 1922, at St. Mary, Mo., son of Tobias Jerome and Eleanor Caldwell Thomure. He and Madeline R. Picou were married Jan. 21, 1941, in St. Louis. She died Sept. 25, 2002...
Mark Wheelis (06/05/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Mark Steven Wheelis, 19, of Onalaska, Texas, died Monday, June 2, 2003, in a drowning accident in Onalaska. He was born Sept. 19, 1983, in Charleston, Mo., son of William Glen and Betty Ann Wheelis Jr. He was formerly of East Prairie and Chaffee, Mo...
Robert Wilhite (06/05/03)
Robert Edward Wilhite, 80, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, June 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Liberal, Kan., son of Dr. John R. Wilhite and Lillian May Abington Wilhite. He and Mary Dean Johnson were married Aug. 7, 1960...
Geraldine Egan (06/06/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Geraldine "Jerry" Egan, 85, of Lombard, Ill., died Monday, June 2, 2003, at the home of a daughter. She was born Feb. 8, 1918, in Joliet, Ill., daughter of Edward William and Jenny Helen Morello Peters. She married James K. Egan. Survivors include a son, Terence Egan of Plano, Texas; a daughter, Jeanine Weilmuenster of Anna; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Mary Rice (06/23/03)
Mary A. Rice, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 20, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.