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Obituaries from July 2003

Catherine Berns (07/20/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Catherine "Rita" Price Berns, 71, formerly of Perryville, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Brendan House in Kalispell, Mont. She was born Nov. 28, 1931, in Perryville, daughter of James and Della Schindler Elder. She and Michael Price were married May 1, 1951. She later married Everett P. Berns on July 2, 1998...
Betty Sharp (07/20/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Betty Ann Sharp, 40, of Jonesboro died Friday, July 18, 2003, at the Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1962, in Granite City, Ill., daughter of Jack and Betty Baggott Sharp. Survivors include her mother of Jonesboro; a brother, Billy Sharp of Jonesboro, Ill.; three sisters, Nancy Sweitzer and Barbara Smith, both of Jonesboro, and Jackie Drew of Carbondale, Ill...
Wilfred Roth (07/20/03)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Wilfred E. "Wimpy" Roth, 78, of Ste. Genevieve died Saturday, July 19, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 29, 1924, in Ste. Genevieve, son of Alex and Emma Bieser Roth. He married Clara M. Gegg on May 26, 1954, at River Aux Vases, Mo. She survives...
Ollie Wille (07/20/03)
Ollie Wille, 84, of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 19, 2003, at his home in Jackson. He was born March 19, 1919, at Tilsit, the son of William F. and Annie Roloff Wille. He married Lottie Jane Friese Oct. 9, 1943, and she survives. Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Jane Wille of Whitewater; two grandchildren, Joshua and Tonja Wille, both of Springfield, Mo.; and a sister, Esther Schaefer of Jackson...
Christine Schabbing (07/20/03)
Christine J. "Dena" Schabbing, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 28, 1912, daughter of John W. and Josephine Kirchdoerfer Brucker. She and Joseph B. Schabbing Jr. were married Aug. 25, 1936, at Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 30, 1994...
Viola Dohogne (07/20/03)
Viola G. Dohogne, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 19, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 18, 1913, in Kelso, Mo., daughter of Leo and Louise Rosa Diebold Dohogne. She graduated from College High School in 1930 as valedictorian. ...
Robert Malahy (07/10/03)
Robert Malahy, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Tirzah Casper (07/10/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Tirzah B. Casper, 96, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Anna, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Lifecare Center in Tucson. She was born Jan. 3, 1907, in Grayville, Ill., daughter of Posey M. and Stella Clark Blackford. She and Conrad R. Casper were married Nov. 1, 1925, in Anna. He died Feb. 7, 1976...
Deborah Garrett (07/10/03)
Deborah Lea Garrett, 50, of Scott City died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born May 15, 1953, in Biddeford, Maine, daughter of Alfred and Margaret Skelton Chasse. She and Leo Roland Garrett were married May 8, 1984, in Biddeford...
Joseph Beard (07/10/03)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Joseph Hunter Beard, 93, died Sunday, July 6, 2003, at the Charleston Manor Nursing Home in Charleston, Mo. He was born Feb. 4, 1910, in Columbus, Miss., the son of Leroy and Caroline Moore Beard. He married Dorothy Key on Nov. 20, 1960. She survives...
Hazel Clippard (07/10/03)
Hazel Irene Clippard, 82, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Nov. 24, 1920, in Jackson, daughter of Huey Lynn and Bertha Martha Froemsdorf Conley. She and John Pershing Clippard were married Dec. 6, 1941. He died Dec. 8, 1987...
Clara Pittman (07/10/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Clara M. Pittman, 91, of Advance died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 7, 1912, at Arab, Mo., daughter of Joseph and May Bell Douglas Fish. She and Marion Pittman were married Nov. 15, 1956. He died April 16, 1995...
James Milam (07/10/03)
James R. "Jim" Milam, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at his home. He was born March 13, 1926, in Milam, Tenn., son of Henry Clay and May Frances Dodson Milam. Milam moved to Cape Girardeau from Alabama, where he was a self-employed timber worker...
Nancy Burnett (07/10/03)
Nancy M. Burnett, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 13, 1917, in Commerce, Texas, daughter of William Harvey and Fannie Leah Pritchard Mantooth. She and Melvin M. Burnett were married April 18, 1942, in Denver, Colo. He died in 1996...
Abe Jamison (07/11/03)
MARSTON, Mo. -- Abe "Bud Cool" Jamison, 74, of Marston died Sunday, July 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Wardell, Mo., son of Abe and Hattie Ransom Jamison Sr. Survivors include four daughters, Gracie Harris of Omaha, Neb., Bertha Jamison of Lansing, Mich., Mattie Jamison of Memphis, Tenn., Evie Stone of Cleveland, Ohio; two sons, Brian and Sherrod Evans of Marston; a sister, Vinia Willis of Cape Girardeau; and 15 grandchildren...
Phil Porter (07/11/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Phil W. Porter, 67, of East Prairie died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Jan. 15, 1936, in Coldwater, Miss., son of Homer and Irene Cassell Porter. He and Rosie Strayhorn were married Oct. 15, 1961...
Johna Mitchell (07/11/03)
Johna Lynn Mitchell, 44, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 19, 1959, in Las Vegas, Nev., daughter of Lee and Janet Hansen Mitchell. She married Fred Payne, who preceded her in death. Mitchell was a hairdresser. She was formerly of Pahrump, Nev., and a member of Pahrump Valley Methodist Church...
Robert Malahy (07/11/03)
WITH PHOTO NEEDS FLAG Robert Malahy Robert Conrad Malahy, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Sept. 3, 1915, in Shawnee, Okla., son of John and Elizabeth Weisenborn Malahy. He and Charlotte G. Olson were married Jan. 4, 1947, in St. James, Minn...
Stella Glasnapp (07/11/03)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Stella Mae Glasnapp, 94, of Bell City died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 28, 1908, in Advance, daughter of Fred and Laure DeLay Winemiller. She and Eugene Bollinger were married April 9, 1928, at Advance. He died in 1932. She later married John H. Glasnapp Jan. 5, 1934, at Benton, Mo. He died July 15, 1972...
Allen Schumer (07/10/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Allen E. Schumer, 56, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 18, 1947, at Perryville, son of Herman and Minnie Huber Schumer. He and Janice Scherer were married in April 1969...
Paul Atchison (07/09/03)
ROCKWOOD, Ill. -- Paul Robert Atchison, 64, passed away Monday, July 7, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 25, 1939, in Chester, Ill., son of Everett Gerald and Grace Steele Atchison. Paul was a laborer, and veteran of the Korean War...
Roy Tompkins (07/09/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Roy Norman "Red" Tompkins, 76, of Unionville, Tenn., died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was born June 25, 1927, in Anna, son of Roy and Katheryn Cook Tompkins. He and Edith Keller were married in 1962...
James Caldwell (07/09/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- James William Caldwell, 89, of Thebes died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 27, 1913, in Delta, Ill., son of William and Ida Dyer Caldwell. He married Zelma Browning. Caldwell was a retired farmer and a member of Thebes Methodist Church...
Sue Sharrock (07/09/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Sue Sharrock, 67, of Sedgewickville died Monday, July 7, 2003, at the family home, following an illness. She was born Aug. 27, 1935, near Sedgewickville, daughter of Jesse Howard and Louise James Hahn. She and Harold "Bud" Sharrock were married Aug. 14, 1953...
Amon Deck (07/09/03)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Amon Dale Deck, 70, of Glenallen died Monday, July 7, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 28, 1933, at Hahn, Mo., son of Roy M. and Gertrude Shell Deck. He married Shirley Eady, who died in May 1978. He and Charmaine Manley were married Jan. 26, 1980, at Glenallen...
Tempa Simmons (07/09/03)
Tempa Pauline Simmons, 58, of Scott City died Monday, July 7, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Fred K. and LaVern Martha Margaret Sanders Wolfe. She and Lyman "Boyd" Simmons were married May 16, 1965, at Scott City...
June Wheeler (07/09/03)
Ruth LaJune "June" Wheeler, 90, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 26, 1912, in Garland, S.D., daughter of Roy Lacey and Mabel Omega Haight Standiford. She and Irvin Wheeler were married Dec. 20, 1930, in Springfield, Mo. He died May 19, 1999...
Jack Ficker (07/09/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Jack Lee Ficker, 62, of Sedgewickville died Monday, July 7, 2003, at St. Mary's Hospital in East St. Louis, Ill. He was born Dec. 25, 1940, in Granite City, Ill., son of Charles and Eileen Bennet Ficker. He and Joyce Lane were married Dec. 30, 1965...
Deborah Garrett (07/09/03)
Deborah Garrett, 50, of Scott City died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Genevie O'Brian (07/09/03)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Genevie June O'Brian, 70, of Murphysboro died Friday, July 4, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro. She was born June 11, 1933, at Ullin, Ill., daughter of John and Clara Bracken Baker. She and Ben H. O'Brian were married Aug. 21, 1978...
Hazel Saupe (07/09/03)
Hazel Lena Saupe, 90, of Shawneetown died Monday, July 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 2, 1913, in Groton, S.D., daughter of Art and Emma Jensen Lenling. She and Edmund Saupe were married Dec. 13, 1933. He died May 12, 1957...
Johna Mitchell (07/09/03)
Johna L. Mitchell, 44, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Nancy Burnett (07/09/03)
Nancy M. Burnett, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 8, 2003. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home on Mount Auburn.
Gifford Hobeck (07/09/03)
Gifford E. Hobeck, 64, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, where he had been a patient the last three weeks. Friends may call Wednesday, July 9, between 4 to 8 p.m., at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson...
Bill Everett (07/11/03)
NEEDS FLAG ULLIN, Ill. -- Bill "Red" Everett, 65, of Ullin died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at his home. He was born May 13, 1938, in Cairo, Ill., son of David and Gertrude McClure Everett. He and Ruby Mitchell were married Dec. 22, 1981. Everett was a welder. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church in Sandusky, Ill., and a lifetime member of Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455...
Ardell Ridings (07/11/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Ardell A. Ridings, 77, of Patton died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at Patton. He was born Jan. 31, 1926, near Mayfield, Mo., son of Everett W. and Clara E. Williams Ridings. He and Viola Lincoln were married Dec. 8, 1946, at Glenallen, Mo...
Alvin Dunn (07/13/03)
Alvin Dunn, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 8, 1928, in Allenville, Mo., son of Oscar and Reva Brown Dunn. Formerly of Whitewater, he was a truck driver for 22 years for Central Packing Co. and for Jerry Lipps for three years, retiring in 1973...
Thelma DeJarnett (07/14/03)
Thelma DeJarnett TAMMS, Ill. -- Thelma DeJarnett, 85, of Tamms, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Oct. 1, 1917, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Joseph and Bertha Marie Proffer Alvey. She married Ezra "Shorty" DeJarnett, who preceded her in death Oct. 11, 2002...
Loyce Maglone (07/14/03)
PHOTO Loyce Andrean Maglone, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1940, in Vienna, Ill., daughter of Theodore and Elsie Zinn Fisher. She and Archie C. Maglone were married in 1958 in Scott City. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church...
Leroy Smith (07/14/03)
Leroy "Sonny" Smith, 65, of Scott City, died Saturday, July 12, 2002, at his home. He was born Sept. 24, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bernie and Gladys "Opal" King Cassout. He and Carolyn Sue Schoen were married Sept. 7, 1963, in Scott City. He was a welder and operator for West Lake Quarry. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church and Laborers Local 1104...
Velma Harrison (07/14/03)
WARE, Ill. -- Velma Harrison, 66, of Licking, Mo., formerly of Ware, died Friday, July 11, 2003, in Houston, Mo. She was born April 20, 1937, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Everett Lee and Flora Connell Davis. She and Bon Harrison Jr. were married Dec. 23, 1958, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died Oct. 3, 1981...
Burlin Woods (07/14/03)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Burlin A. Woods, 80, of Murray, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. He was born May 27, 1923, in Charleston, Mo., son of John and Mable Hyde Woods. He married Juanita Fulcher Woods. He was a farmer and a member of Trinity Christian Center in Murray...
Nona Woods (07/14/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Nona Mae Woods, 73, of Chaffee, formerly of Bell City, Mo., died Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born April 13, 1930, in Bell City, daughter of Josh and Bertha Mayberry Kneezle. She and Evert Woods were married Oct. 30, 1946. He died March 19, 1968...
Jo Ann Landers (07/15/03)
Jo Ann Landers, 66, of Downers Grove, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mariah Nenninger (07/15/03)
Mariah Jane Nenninger, infant, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sunday to Daniel and Cassandra Dockins Nenninger. Survivors include her parents; maternal grandmother Melvina Dockins of Marble Hill; paternal grandparents Norbert and Debbie Nenninger of Glennon, Mo.; paternal great-grandmother Alma Nenninger of Alma; and maternal great-grandparents Lindell and Mary C. Myers of Marble Hill...
Jerry Coonce (07/15/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Gerald T. "Jerry" Coonce, 82, of Jonesboro died Sunday, July 13, 2003, in Jonesboro. He was born April 16, 1921, in Cobden, Ill., son of William Martin and Zelma Clutts Coonce. Coonce worked for Northrop Grumman Corp. of California, where at one time he was project manager engineer and was instrumental in the engineering and building of the 747 fuselage. ...
Willis Holmes (07/15/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Willis Thomas Holmes, 90, of Oran died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 6, 1913, in Eddyville, Ky., son of Monroe and Eliza Helton Holmes. He and Marie Yarbrough were married Sept. 8, 1934...
Philip Slinkard (07/15/03)
WHITEWATER -- Philip Lee "Laddie" Slinkard, 65, of Whitewater died at the family home Monday morning, July 14, 2003. He was born at Allenville, on Jan. 18, 1938, to the late Melvin and Juanita Pennington Slinkard. He married Shirley Evans on March 8, 1958 and she survives...
Bruce Slinkard (07/13/03)
James "Bruce" Slinkard, 50, of Scott City died Friday, July 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1952 in Cape Girardeau, the son of William T. and Elizabeth S. Schlosser Slinkard. He married Mary L. Baldock on Nov. 28, 1998, at Scott City...
Melvin Skelton (07/13/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Melvin Skelton, 80, of Jonesboro died at Friday, July 11, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1922, at Vienna, Ill., son of Charles L. and Gladys Effa Mitchell Skelton. He and Sarah M. Fischer were married Apr. 10, 1953. She died Feb. 5, 1994. He and Amie Kingery were married Feb. 15, 2002...
LeRoy Smith (07/13/03)
LeRoy Smith, 65, of Scott City died Saturday, July 12, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Violet Wareing (07/11/03)
PAID OBIT Violet Wareing, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at the home of her granddaughter, where she was residing. She was born Nov. 17, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Walter and Alberta Poole Lacy. She and Clyde Wareing were married Feb. 15, 1936. He died Feb. 6, 1999...
Irene Hite (07/12/03)
Irene Hite, 64, of Pulaski, Ill., died Friday, July 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Jean Bell Mosley (07/12/03)
Jean Bell Mosley, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Dr. Clayton Smith officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Alvin Dunn (07/12/03)
Alvin Dunn, 75, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Whitewater, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Estelle Muller (07/12/03)
Estelle Muller, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 6, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born March 15, 1916, in St. Louis, daughter of Samuel and Ida Cartun Shear. She and Irving Muller were married Nov. 10, 1935, in St. Louis. He died Jan. 19, 1996...
Willie Brown (07/12/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Willie Brown Sr., 98, of Cairo died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at Community Care Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. Friends may call after 12 Sunday at Klondike Holy Trinity Church of Deliverance in Cairo. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery...
Helen Swan (07/12/03)
Helen Marguerite Marie Swan, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born July 26, 1937, in Missouri, daughter of Wilson and Pearlie Mae Mitchell. She and Fred Irvin C. Swan were married in October 1956. He died in 1972...
Elvie Rutherford (07/12/03)
Elvie E. Rutherford, 68, of Jackson died Friday, July 11, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 26, 1934, in Perryville, Mo., son of Everett W. and Sina Hendrix Rutherford. Rutherford did maintenance work on rental properties. He was a member of Whitewater Christian Church in Perry County...
Jean Bell Mosley (07/13/03)
Jean Bell Mosley, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 21, 1913, in Elvins, Mo., daughter of Wilson and Myrtle Casey Bell. She spent her formative years in St. Francois County near the St. Francis River, where the wildlife, wide meadows, fields and waterways provided the backdrop for her writing later in life. The farm home where she grew up was designated a literary landmark by the Missouri Association of Teachers of English...
Robert Abbott (07/13/03)
Robert "Bob" J. Abbott, 73, of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Sunday, July 13, from 4-8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m., immediately followed by an American Legion service...
Irene Hite (07/13/03)
Irene Hite, 64, of Pulaski, Ill., died Friday, July 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 25, 1938, daughter of Henry and Alma Willis Steers. Hite was employed as head cook at Cairo High School before her retirement. Hite was a member of and served as secretary of Modern American Woodmen Camp 219 in Cairo, Ill...
Leonard Creg (07/13/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Leonard Creg, 86, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. He was born Aug. 19, 1916, in Advance, son of Walter McClellen and Ethel Belle Jerles Creg. He and Ivorene Davis were married Aug. 18, 1934...
Celia Montgomery (07/15/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo., -- Celia Leah Montgomery, 100, passed away July 13, 2003, at "The Bluffs" in Columbia, Mo. She was born Oct. 2, 1902, at Blodgett, Mo., to the late Albert and Virdia L. James Hatcher. She married John E. Montgomery of Delta, on June 20, 1921, and he preceded her in death on March 8, 1967...
J.P. Montgomery (07/08/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- J.P. Montgomery, 89, of Keller, Texas, formerly of Chaffee, died Sunday, July 6, 2003, at Baylor Hospital in Grapevine, Texas. He was born April 23, 1914, in Wiseman, Ark., son of Ulysses Palmer and Frances Myrtle Pinkston Montgomery. He and Kathryn Bowden were married Nov. 18, 1935. She died April 1, 2000...
Margaret Ray (07/01/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret B. Ray, 86, of Sikeston died Monday, June 30, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 11, 1916, at Crowder, Mo., daughter of James Walton and Clara Belle Baugher Beavers. Ray had been a salesclerk at Clinton-Baugher Store. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church...
Martha Finley (07/03/03)
Martha Finley, 88, of Littleton, Colo., died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 16, 1914, in Jackson, daughter of Edward Oliver and Okalona Kirksey Seabaugh. She and John T. Finley were married Feb. 4, 1940. He died Oct. 10, 1990...
Billy Stout (07/03/03)
LICK CREEK, Ill. -- Billy G. Stout, 73, of Lick Creek died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at his home. He was born July 16, 1929, in Johnson County, son of Lois O. and Elsie Marie Baker Stout. He and Maye Haire were married Feb. 28, 1948, in Osceola, Ark. Stout was a carpenter 37 years with E.T. Simonds Construction Co. He was an elder at First Christian Church in Anna, Ill., and chairman of the Mission Committee many years...
Neeley Stinebrook (07/03/03)
Neeley Stinebrook, 79, of Piggott, Ark., died Monday, June 30, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Aug. 22, 1923, in St. Francis, Ark., son of Earl and Dorothy George Stinebrook. He and Norma Green were married Jan. 25, 1944...
Kathleen Holland (07/03/03)
Kathleen Chapman Holland, 89, of Little Rock, Ark., died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 14, 1913, in Port Royal, Ky. She and W.T. Holland were married in June 1942. Her husband was pastor of First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau from 1959 to 1976, when they retired and moved to Little Rock...
Pearl Stacy (07/03/03)
WITH PHOTO Pearl Stacy Pearl Irene Stacy, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 14, 1928, at Grand Tower, Ill., daughter of Thomas B. and Grace P. Virge Hager. She and Clifford Raymond Stacy were married Jan. 30, 1976...
Ronald Stepp (07/03/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Ronald Stepp, 60, of Advance, Mo., formerly of Bloomfield, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield. He was born Sept. 10, 1942, in Barbarton, Ohio, son of David and Velma Kern Stepp. He was a retired auto mechanic and served in the U.S. Navy...
Adelma Krahn (07/03/03)
PAID OBIT Adelma H. Krahn, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 29, 1910, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Herman and Martha Moeller Klaus. She and Henry A. Krahn were married May 22, 1927, at Farrar. He preceded her in death...
Marie Stephens (07/05/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marie M. Stephens, 88, of Glenallen, Mo., died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born July 14, 1914, near Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Monroe and Julie E. Shell James. She and Milford Ross Stephens were married Feb. 19, 1932. He died Nov. 6, 1981...
Claude Wulfert (07/05/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Claude "Ed" Wulfert, 69, of Perryville died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Dec. 16, 1933, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Oscar Claude and Maydeen Bennett Wulfert. He and Joan Dicus were married. She survives...
Mary Sowers (07/05/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Sowers, 92, of Anna died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and on Monday until time of service at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery...
Lucy Robinson (07/05/03)
Lucy Louise Robinson, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 25, 1927, in Arkansas. She and Lee Robinson were married in 1956 in Mississippi. Robinson had been a cook. She was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, its choir, mission board, and was an usher...
Robert McCullough (07/05/03)
Robert F. McCullough, 86, of Mississippi died Wednesday, July 2, 2003. He was born March 29, 1917, at McComb, Miss. Graveside service will be at 9 a.m. today at Cape County Memorial Park. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sandra Nussbaum (07/05/03)
Sandra Kay Nussbaum, 50, of Jackson died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Leonard Clutts Jr. (07/05/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Leonard D. Clutts Jr., 80, of Mount Vernon, Ill., died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1922, in Alto Pass, Ill., son of Leonard and Gussie Hardin Clutts Sr. He and Amanda Julie Clutts were married April 2, 1954, in Cape Girardeau. She died Feb. 28, 1988...
Mary LaMar (07/03/03)
WITH PHOTO Mary LaMar CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Lovina LaMar, 87, of Portageville, Mo., died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at Portageville Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 10, 1915, in New Madrid County, daughter of John Edward and Bertha Mae Sandy Garrison. She and Harry Robert LaMar were married April 1, 1951. He died June 25, 1980...
Paul Martin (07/03/03)
Paul William Martin, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
LaDonne Honey (07/01/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- LaDonne Honey, 68, of Alton, Ill., died Friday, June 27, 2003, at his home. He was born July 11, 1934, in Tamms, son of Omer and Edna Harvel Honey. He married Glenna Ridenbark. Honey was a longtime member of Ironworkers Local 396 of St. Louis, and member of VFW Post 1308 in Alton...
Marvin Schmidt (07/01/03)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Marvin M. "Pepper" Schmidt, 75, of Altenburg died Monday, June 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 17, 1927, at Altenburg, son of Emmanuel J. and Maria S. Buck Schmidt. He and Doris Luehrs were married April 21, 1951...
Hazel Meyer (07/01/03)
Hazel I. Meyer, 89, of Gordonville died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Troy Wills (07/01/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Troy J. Wills, 70, of Sedgewickville died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1933, at Lixville, Mo., son of Fred and Effie Shrum Wills. He and Norma J. Smith were married Sept. 29, 1956. Wills was a gravedigger. He was a member of Crossroads United Methodist Church...
Greta Gillam (07/02/03)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greta Janice Gillam, 38, of Springfield died Sunday, June 29, 2003, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born Sept. 19, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Howard and Geraldine Kuehn Brennecke. She married Mickey D. Gillam on July 21, 1983...
Mary LaMar (07/02/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary LaMar, 87, formerly of Chaffee, died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at Portageville Nursing Center in Portageville, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby Mills (07/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruby Lois Mills, 73, of Sikeston died Monday, June 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 1, 1929, at Vanduser, Mo., daughter of William B. and Ethel L. Cooper Parks. She and Harold Mills were married July 1, 1975, at Puxico, Mo...
Janice Zahlen (07/02/03)
Janice C. Zahlen, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 30, 2003, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Anna Pender (07/02/03)
Anna Marie Pender, 70, of North Fort Myers, Fla., died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Lawrence Edgar and Anna Caroline Leazenby Graham. She and Robert Harrison Pender were married May 19, 1952. He died May 23, 1983...
Vernon Davis (07/02/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Vernon Roy Davis, 68, of Anna died Monday, June 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 16, 1935, in Jackson, Tenn., son of Everett Lee and Flora Connell Davis. He and Neila Beth Scott were married Nov. 15, 1965, in Freeport, Ill...
Floyd Cates (07/02/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Floyd W. Cates, 75, of Cobden died Monday, June 30, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He and Catherine Rainbolt were married March 3, 1956, at Anna, Ill. Cates worked at Anna Quarries 46 years, retiring Sept. 9, 1999. He attended the Church of God in Anna, and was a member of Operating Engineers Local 318...
Emma Davis (07/02/03)
Emma Lee Davis, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 30, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of James and Mary Lola Dixon Davis. She and Leo Sawyer were married in 1945 in Blytheville, Ark. She later married Tony M. Davis in 1965 in Cook County, Ill. He died in 1972...
Cristeen Whitaker (07/02/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Martha Cristeen "Cris" Whitaker, 76, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 28, 1926, at Canalou, Mo., daughter of Thomas Allen and Lenna Laverta Henson Waters. She and Francis Marion Whitaker were married Sept. 13, 1953, at Morehouse, Mo. He died June 17, 1980...
Hazel Meyer (07/02/03)
Hazel Irene Meyer, 89, of Jackson died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at Jackson Manor. She was born Sept. 30, 1913, in Jackson, daughter of Samuel and Minnie McKnight. She and Charles Henry Meyer were married in 1948, in Arkansas. He died in 1994. Meyer was a member of Zion United Methodist Church at Gordonville...
Joan Brown (07/05/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joan C. Brown, 67, of Perryville died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at her home. She was born March 13, 1936, at St. Louis, daughter of Salvatore Pona and Rosa Fantauzzo Pona. She and Charles M. Brown were married Nov. 28, 1964, at St. Louis. He survives...
Henrietta Monteith (07/05/03)
Henrietta Carolina Alvina Monteith, 94, of Jackson died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1909, in Scott City, daughter of William and Anna Roth Diebold. She and Cecil E. Monteith were married Oct. 9, 1926, in St. Louis. He died March 14, 1999...
Mary Hahn (07/07/03)
Alto Pass, ILL. -- MARY ANNE HAHN, 79, OF DALLAS, TEXAS, FORMERLY OF CARBONDALE, ILL., DIED TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2003, AT DALLAS MEDICAL CENTER IN DALLAS. SHE WAS BORN JAN. 18, 1924, AT ALTO PASS, ILL., DAUGHTER OF CHARLES AND MILDRED HOUSTON STEARNS. SHE MARRIED LEWIS EDWIN HAHN...
Mary McCloud (07/07/03)
Anna, ILL. -- MARY MCCLOUD, 79, OF SHAWNEETOWN, ILL., FORMERLY OF ANNA, ILL., DIED SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2003, AT THE WARREN HOUSE IN SHAWNEETOWN. SHE WAS BORN JAN. 7, 1924, IN UNION COUNTY, ILL., DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM C. AND ELSIE CROWELL MCCLOUD...
Marie Van de Ven (07/07/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marie Van de Ven, 88, of Leopold, Mo., died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1915, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Anne L. Thele Seiler. She and Bernard H. Van de Ven were married April 22, 1936. He died Jan. 29, 1990...
J.P. Montgomery (07/07/03)
Chaffee, MO. -- J.P. MONTGOMERY, 89, OF GRAPEVINE, TEXAS, FORMERLY OF CHAFFEE, MO., DIED JULY 6, 2003, AT BAYLOR HOSPITAL IN GRAPEVINE. ARRANGMENTS ARE PENDING WITH AMICK-BURNETT FUNERAL HOME IN CHAFFEE.
Hallie Pautler (07/07/03)
Perryville, MO. -- HALLIE B. PAUTLER, 73, OF PERRYVILLE, DIED SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2003, AT MISSOURI BAPTIST HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS. SHE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS. SHE WAS BORN MAY 27, 1930, AT LESTERVILLE, MO., DAUGHTER OF BOBBYE MCHENRY AND THE LATE G.R. MCHENRY. SHE MARRIED PAUL F. PAUTLER ON DEC. 14, 1962, IN HOGAN, MO...
Dale Riley (07/08/03)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Dale Riley, 67, of Blodgett, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 14, 1936, in Blodgett, son of Rollie Roy and Annie Laura Oldham Riley. He worked as a meat cutter 32 years for the Kroger company throughout Southeast Missouri and Arkansas...
Tempa Simmons (07/08/03)
Tempa P. Simmons, 58, of Scott City, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Helen Naugle (07/08/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Helen Z. Naugle, 93, of Ozark County, Mo., formerly of Chaffee, died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Bixby Manor Healthcare in Bixby, Okla. She was born June 16, 1910, at Brixey, Mo., daughter of Marion and Nancy North Bushong. She and Orville A. Naugle were married May 30, 1925, at Romance, Mo...
James Fowler (07/08/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- James Edward Fowler, 66, of Charleston died Monday, July 7, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 12, 1936, in East Prairie, Mo., son of James Aubrey and Rosie Edna Priester Fowler. He and Candy Marleen Cramner were married Oct. 4, 1983...
Elizabeth Balser (07/08/03)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Elizabeth Louise "Betty Lou" Balser, 76, of Tulsa, Okla., died June 29, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1926, at Brazeau, daughter of Edwin and Fern Knox. She and Richard L. Balser were married March 6, 1954. Balser was a graduate of Perryville High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She worked with Missouri Public Health Department, and had been manager of the laboratory in Sikeston, Mo...
Jennie Aldredge (07/08/03)
Jennie R. Aldredge, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Nov. 29, 1916, in Bonner Springs, Kan., daughter of Hugh and Viola Jane Morgan Gallagher. She and John Angus Aldredge were married Sept. 25, 1936. He died March 4, 1994...
William Wickham Jr. (07/08/03)
William S. Wickham Jr., 62, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 7, 2003, at his home. He was born June 14, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of William S. and Mary Evelyn Martin Wickham Sr. He and Sharon L. Patterson were married Oct. 17, 1970, in Thebes, Ill...
Hazel Saupe (07/08/03)
Hazel L. Saupe, 90, of Shawneetown died Monday, July 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Bloodworth (07/08/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Larry Joe Bloodworth, 53, of Anna died Sunday, July 6, 2003, at John Cochran Veterans Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 11, 1949, in Anna, son of George and Lenore Thomas Bloodworth. Bloodworth was a member of Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455...
Vernon Brinkman (07/07/03)
Perryville, MO. -- VERNON "JACK" BRINKMAN, 80, OF CAPE GIRARDEAU, DIED FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2003, AT HIS HOME. HE WAS BORN OCT. 8, 1922, IN CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, SON OF PAUL AND BESS DEEVERS BRINKMAN. HE AND NORMA A. VOELKER WERE MARRIED SEPT. 17, 1943...
Bertha Doering (07/07/03)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Bertha S. Doering, 93, of Owensville, Mo., formerly of Altenburg, died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at Frene Valley South in Owensville. She was born Aug. 21, 1909, at Altenburg, daughter of Gustave and Mary Pilz Kuntze. She and Hugo Doering were married April 29, 1934...
Donald Vance (07/06/03)
Donald Edward Vance, 71, died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 16, 1932, at Grenada, Miss., son of William Lee Vance and Lottie Thomas Vance. He and Kathryn Keller were married Nov. 10, 1955, at Marshfield, Mo...
Edgar Roth Sr. (07/05/03)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Edgar W. Roth Sr., 84, of Frohna died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 21, 1919, at Frohna, son of Herman and Frieda Fritsche Roth. He and Evelyn Schuessler were married Jan. 31, 1943...
Wanda Sample (07/05/03)
DITTMER, Mo. -- Wanda L. Sample, 74, of Dittmer and formerly of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 7, 1928, at Madisonville, Ky., daughter of Lonnie Allen and Bertha Curry Merritt. She and Jack D. Sample were married Jan. 30, 1949, in Piggott, Ark. He died Feb. 27, 1999...
Sidney McCarty (07/05/03)
Sidney L. McCarty, 69, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Patton, Mo., died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 19, 1934, in Stafford, Va., daughter of Thomas Lloyd and Teresa Noel Loving. She and Robert Emmett McCarty Jr. were married April 7, 1951, in Fredericksburg, Va. He died Nov. 16, 1987...
Donald Vance (07/05/03)
Donald Edward Vance, 71, died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 16, 1932, at Grenada, Miss., son of William Lee Vance and Lottie Thomas Vance. He and Kathryn Keller were married Nov. 10, 1955, at Marshfield, Mo...
Paul Martin (07/05/03)
Paul William Martin, 79, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 12, 1924, at Cameron, W.Va., the son of William H. and Lenore Kinney Martin. On May 13, 1949, he and Marcella Schmitke were married. She survives...
Sandra Nussbaum (07/06/03)
Sandra Kay Nussbaum, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 19, 1953, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Carl L. and Dorothy Ditteraline Pfaff. She and Ralph Nussbaum were married July 8, 1988, in Cape Girardeau. She worked for five years at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau until illness rendered her unable in September 2002. ...
Cline Ables (07/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Cline Ables, 87, of Sikeston died July 4, 2003. He was born Jan. 4, 1916, in Oran, Mo., son of Lawrence W. and Etta Pearl Moore Ables. He and Nota Dover were married July 27, 1946. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and an ordained Baptist minister. ...
Janice Zahlen (07/06/03)
Janice C. Zahlen, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 30, 2003, at her home. She was born March 27, 1939, in St. Paul, Minn., daughter of Frank and Helen Nosal Zahlen. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cape Girardeau and was employed by the state of Missouri as a counselor and career foster parent...
Wilma Bohnsack (07/06/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Wilma Lee Bohnsack, 66, of Advance died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 10, 1937, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Clarance and Addie Hitt Umfleet. She was retired from Sikeston Health Care and was a member of the Advance First Baptist Church. She and Royal Lee Bohnsack were married Feb. 11, 1956, in Advance...
Norman Kelley (07/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Norman Kelley, 85, of Sikeston died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born March 4, 1918, at Morrilton, Ark., son of John Henry and Winnie Hubbard Kelley. He and Ola Hill were married Dec. 23, 1939, in Sikeston. He was a member of the Morehouse Church of Christ and a retired farmer...
Mary Sowers (07/06/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary M. Sowers, 92, of Anna died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. She was born July 8, 1910, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Peter A. and Sarah Poole Cruse. She and Truman Sowers were married March 3, 1920, and he died June 21, 1965...
Aria Yamnitz (07/06/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Aria A. Yamnitz, 101, of Patton died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at the Farmington Presbyterian Manor. She was born May 8, 1902, in Patton, daughter of John Henry and Hanna Robinson Heitman. She and Ralph E. Yamnitz were married Jan. 28, 1925. He died April 29, 1985. She was a member of the Patton Presbyterian Church...
Lark Betts Jr. (07/06/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Lark Jackson Betts Jr., 75, of Tamms died Friday, July 4, 2003, at his home. He was born July 8, 1927, in Elco, Ill., son of Lark Jackson and Mary Lillian Schillings Betts Sr. He married Betty Bridges. He was a member of the Elco Baptist Church, served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and retired from the LaCleede Steel Mill in Alton, Ill...
Kevin Cowan (07/06/03)
Kevin Clark Cowan, 46, of Biehle, Mo., passed away Saturday, July 5, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born April 29, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clark and Betty J. Curry Cowan. He and Kathy Schemel were married June 24, 1978, in Biehle. She survives...
Frank Osborn (07/26/03)
Frank Estes Osborn, 77, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday afternoon, July 24, 2003, at the Lutheran Home, following a brief illness. He was born March 11, 1926, in Centralia, Ill., son of Frank Stanton and Lela Mary Estes Osborn. He and Bernice Treloggen were married June 10, 1951, in Centralia...
Bruce Monan (07/27/03)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Bruce C. Monan Sr., 44, of Mound City, Ill., died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. He was born July 3, 1959, at Cairo, Ill., son of James Marion and Rubye Clark Monan. Monan was a former employee of the ADM Grain Elevator in Mound City, Ill...
Marvin Perry Sr. (07/27/03)
Marvin Johnson Perry Sr., 87, of Centralia, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at Heritage Hall Nursing Center in Centralia. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
George Miller (07/27/03)
George E. Miller, 87, of Cape Girardeau died on Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ida Scott (07/27/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ida Jean Scott, 60, of Advance died Friday, July 25, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 31, 1941, at Advance, Mo. daughter of Vera Knapheide and the late Joseph Tilley. Ida Jean was a 1959 graduate of Advance High School. She graduated in 1962 from Southeast Missouri State University, with a B.S. ...
George Miller (07/28/03)
George E. Miller, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 14, 1915, at Ancell, Mo., son of John and Bertha Ash Miller. He and Mary Moore were married Sept. 20, 1940, at Cape Girardeau...
Evelyn Rector (07/26/03)
Evelyn Leona (nee Dalenberg) Rector, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Saturday, July 19, 2003; born Jan. 19, 1911, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to the late Peter C. and Ethel M. Dalenberg; loving wife of the late Rudolph Daily Rector whom she married June 24, 1933; beloved mother of Susan Kay (John F.) Evans, and the late Robert Lee Rector; dear grandmother of Dene' Drury and (Johnny Sissom), Shelly (Daniel) Henson, John R. ...
Hazel Gearing (07/26/03)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Hazel Irene Gearing, 91, of McClure died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at the home of her daughter. She was born Nov. 26, 1911, at McClure, daughter of William Clinton and Flora Elizabeth Verble Burchyett. She and Henry Ray Gearing were married Sept. 6, 1930, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died March 30, 1987...
Virginia Bumbarger (07/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia Bumbarger, 91, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Sikeston, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Allen Morgan Health Center in Memphis. She was born April 21, 1912, in West Point, Miss., daughter of William Cary and Roberta Harseim Whitehead. She and Paul R. Bumbarger were married June 15, 1934, in West Point. He died June 11, 1999...
Anna Little (07/24/03)
Anna M. "Granny" Little, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 26, 1924, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Buster and Irene Butler Perry. Little was a retired school teacher and postal worker, and was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1983...
Elmer Koenig (07/24/03)
Elmer C. Koenig, 73, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1930, at New Wells, son of Ernest and Erna Gerler Koenig. He and Helenmarie Tuschhoff were married Sept. 5, 1954, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim...
Audrey Newman (07/25/03)
CANALOU, Mo. -- Audrey Newman, 90, of Morganton, N.C., died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Grace Heights Nursing Home in Morganton. She was born Nov. 11, 1912, at Canalou, daughter of William and Carrie Robison McWaters. She married Aymon M. Newman, who died April 30, 1979...
Kathy Reeves (07/25/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kathy Ann Reeves, 51, of Selah, Wash., died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Oregon Health Science University Hospital in Portland. She was born Jan. 17, 1952, in Anna, daughter of Edwin A. and Mary F. Clutts Flamm. She and John Thomas Reeves were married Aug. 29, 1970...
James Green (07/25/03)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- James Harrison Green, 88, of Poplar Bluff died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at his home. He was born March 10, 1915, in Brownfield, Ill., son of Charles Harrison and Iris Ethel Reedus Green. He and Gertie Inez Blagg were married Aug. 12, 1939, at Benton, Mo. She died Jan. 29, 1980...
Ernest Cushman (07/25/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ernest W. Cushman, 84, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington, Mo. He was born Aug. 15, 1918, in Minneapolis, Minn., son of D.V. and Mary E. Wright Cushman. Cushman retired as a mechanic at McDonnell-Douglas Corp...
Elsie Limbaugh (07/25/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Elsie Limbaugh, 84, of Advance died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 22, 1918, at Swinton, Mo., daughter of Isaac "Ike" and Rosa Rolison Martin. She and Cletis Limbaugh were married Dec. 25, 1957, at Ardeola, Mo...
Frank Osborn (07/25/03)
Frank E. Osborn, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Georgia Cauble (07/25/03)
Georgia O. Cauble, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 22, 1912, at Crowder, Mo., daughter of Oliver A. and Olive Hileman Boswell. She and James O. Cauble were married Jan. 12, 1928, at Jackson. He died Nov. 25, 1981...
William Sharp (07/26/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- William A. Sharp, 83, of Anna, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo. He was born Dec. 10, 1919, in Elco, Ill., son of William Arthur and Melinda Thompson Sharp. He and Edna Mae Warnhoff were married Sept. 8, 1948, in Jonesboro, Ill. She died June 7, 1989. He later married Edna Mae Davis Dec. 21, 1990, in Wickliffe, Ky...
Guyla Moreland (07/26/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Guyla W. Moreland, 95, of Mounds died Friday, July 25, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born May 16, 1908, in Benton, Ky., daughter of Burnett E. and Annie West Wallis. She married Henry Moreland, who died in 1977...
Olinda Boehme (07/26/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Olinda "Linda" Boehme, 85, of Perryville died Thursday, July 24, 2003, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born July 9, 1918, in Perry County, daughter of Edwin and Elsie Oswald Fassold. She and Arnold E.L. Boehme were married June 13, 1937. He died July 26, 1987...
Burton obit 7/24 (07/24/03)
John Burton SIKESTON, Mo. -- John Ell Burton, 57, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at his home. He was born June 8, 1946, in Snow Lake, Ark., son of Louie and Ruby Edwards Burton. He married Vina Flanigan on Aug. 5, 1978, in Sikeston. He was a factory worker...
Willie Miller (07/28/03)
ANNA, Ill.-- Willie Mae Miller, 84, of Anna died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Aug. 10, 1918, at Murray, Ky., daughter of Herman and Zadie Wells Bridges. She and Vernon O. Miller were married July 15, 1944, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died Jan. 6, 1999...
Sandra Sparks (07/30/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Sandra Faye Sparks, 46, of St. Louis, formerly of Patton, died Sunday, July 20, 2003. She was born Jan. 31, 1957, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Hollis Andrew and Margie Norma Wills Stinson. She married Donald Sparks, who preceded her in death...
Jimmy Yarbro (07/30/03)
Jimmy L. Yarbro, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Profilet (07/31/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Doris Anne Profilet, 72, of Temple Hills, Md., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Bradford Oaks Nursing Home in Clinton, Md. She was born Jan. 21, 1930, in Cairo, daughter of James W. and Katherine Holcomb Wallace. She married Stephen Profilet...
Katheryn Baker (07/31/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Katheryn Baker, 81, of Greenwood, Ind., died Monday, Sept. 27, 1999, at her home. She was born July 2, 1918, in Vienna, Ill., daughter of James W. and Katherine Holcomb Wallace. Baker was raised in Cairo and was a 1936 graduate of Cairo High School. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Villa Armour (07/31/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Villa Bernice Armour, 91, of Alton, Ill., formerly of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at St. Anthony Medical Center in Alton. She was born Nov. 6. 1911, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of James C. and Rose Etta Stone Smith. She and Fred L. Armour were married in 1928 at Cobden, Ill...
Corene Morrison (07/31/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Corene L. Morrison, 88, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 7, 1914, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Solomon and Sophia Blattel Heisserer. She and LeRoy Francis Morrison were married April 28, 1938. He died Jan. 6, 1997...
Ruth Voyles (07/31/03)
Ruth Voyles, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 30, 1919, in St. Louis, daughter of John and Lena Sencibaugh Hodges. She and Vernon Maull were married Oct. 18, 1941, in St. Louis. He died Oct. 18, 1961. She and Tommy Voyles were married in 1974 at Lesterville, Mo. He died Feb. 7, 1998...
Jack Bewley (07/31/03)
Jack Bewley, 59, of Brookland, Ark., died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at St. Bernard Medical Center. He was born June 17, 1944, in Russellville, Ark. Bewley lived in the Jonesboro, Ark., area most of his life. He served in the U.S. Navy. Survivors include two sons, Michael Bewley of Sikeston, Mo., Jason Bewley of South Bend, Ind.; two daughters, Gayla Clayton of Sikeston, Teresa Bewley of South Bend; six brothers, Sonny, John and Buster Bewley of Jonesboro, Hubert Bewley of Matthews, Mo., Sherman Bewley of South Bend, Tom Bewley of Cape Girardeau; three sisters, Janice Carter of Fort Smith, Ark., Cricket Baker and Joetta Bandy of Jonesboro; and six grandchildren.. ...
Jimmy Yarbro (07/31/03)
Jimmy L. Yarbro, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born July 9, 1934, in Halls, Tenn., son of Louis C. and Vera L. May Yarbro. He and Mary Hopson were married Feb. 14, 1955, in West Palm Beach, Fla...
Lillie Welter (07/31/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Lillie M. Welter, 88, of Benton died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 4, 1915, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of Nick and Nellie Arnold LeDure. She and Victor Louis Welter were married Jan. 24, 1933, at New Hamburg, Mo. He died Oct. 24, 1975...
Jeffrey Edmundson (07/31/03)
With sad hearts we announce the death of Navy Airman E-4 Jeffrey Wayne Edmundson. He was born Dec. 7, 1983, in Cape Girardeau. He graduated from boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill., last year and was sent from his naval base, Point Mugu, Calif., to the Gulf to help fight the war on terrorism aboard the USS Constellation...
Stephanie Romann (07/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stephanie B. Romann, 102, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at Montclair Residential Care. She was born July 30, 1900, in Perry County, daughter of John and Leonie Martens Devenyns. She and Henry W. Romann Sr. were married Nov. 22, 1927. He died May 4, 1998...
Lewis Bain (07/30/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Lewis Scott Bain was stillborn Monday, July 28, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Charles E. and Tabatha Bain Jr. of Oran; maternal grandparents, Gary and Ruth Burke of Whitewater, Michelle Rae Melvin of Anoka, Minn.; and paternal grandparents, Charles and Bernice Bain Sr. of Oran...
Loretta Tarrillion (07/28/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo.-- Loretta A. Tarrillion, 91, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born Aug. 31, 1911, daughter of Louis and Francis Hennemann Behrle. She and Lonnie Tarrillion were married Nov. 22, 1932, at Highland, Mo. He preceded her in death...
Marvin Perry Sr. (07/29/03)
Marvin Johnson Perry Sr., 87, of Centralia, Mo., died Friday, July 25, 2003, at Heritage Hall Nursing Center in Centralia. He was born Aug. 12, 1915, at Hornersville, Mo., son of Walter A. and Maude Perry. He and Martha Mildred Summers were married Oct. 5, 1941, at Benton, Mo. She died Feb. 17, 1989...
Alice Roth (07/29/03)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Alice R. Roth, 52, of St. Mary died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo. She was born Nov. 11, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Arlous Webster and Ruby Ellen Farrar Abernathy. Roth was an assembler at Prince Gardner and Solar Press. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church...
Kevin Heck (07/29/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kevin M. Heck, 45, of Lincoln, Mont., died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, in Lincoln. He was born Feb. 24, 1958, at Perryville, son of Arnia and Goldia Griffard Heck. Heck served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Heck; his mother of Perryville; three brothers, Ronald Heck of Joliet, Ill., Roger Heck of Perryville, Glen Heck of state of Ohio; three sisters, Kay Meyers of St. Louis, Sue Alexander of Beloit, Wis., and Kristeen Schilling of Perryville...
Allen Lloyd (07/29/03)
Allen G. Lloyd, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 28, 1937, in Logan, Utah, son of Allen and Barbara Cutler Willison. He and Jacquie C. Sproat were married July 21, 1965, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Larry Diamond (07/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Larry "Big D" Diamond, 62, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 3, 1940, at Benton, Mo., son of Wayne and Oma Hopkins Diamond. He and Karen Kappler were married April 16, 1960, at Benton...
Sandra Sawyer (07/29/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Sandra Sawyer, 36, of Mounds died Sunday, July 27, 2003, at her home. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
George Miller (07/29/03)
George E. Miller, 87, of Cape Girar-deau died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Aug. 24, 1915, at Ancell, Mo., son of John and Bertha Ash Miller. He and Mary Moore were married Sept. 20, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Miller worked at International Shoe Co. 20 years, and was a self-employed carpenter many years. He was an active deacon at First Baptist Church and taught Sunday School 49 years...
Glenn Gregory (07/29/03)
Glenn E. Gregory, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 28, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1934, at Grant City, Mo., son of Earl T. and Mable Marie Pack Gregory. He and Wilma L. Russell were married Feb. 2, 1955, in Hernando, Miss. She died March 10, 2003...
Irene Voges (07/30/03)
Irene Voges, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Sullivan (07/30/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Robert L. "Bud" Sullivan, 80, of Ullin died Monday, July 28, 2003, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill. He was born July 24, 1923, at Mounds, Ill., son of Fred and Lorene Wildy Sullivan Sr. Sullivan served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and also served in the Merchant Marines...
Jimmy Hester (07/31/03)
Jimmy Lee Hester, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 5, 1955, in Mt. Vernon, Ill., son of Earl David and Imogene Edson Hester. He and Sherry Kay Hughey were married Sept. 5, 1992, in Perryville, Mo...
Norman Watson (07/24/03)
Norman Gregory Watson, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 16, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Homer and Flora Maude Williams Watson. He first married Emma Louise Fuerth, who preceded him in death. He and Mary Ella Kaufman were married April 9, 1981, in Cape Girardeau...
Jessica Dale (07/16/03)
Jessica R. Dale, 14, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Ford & Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau.
Jessica Dale (07/17/03)
Jessica Raye Dale, 14, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at her home. She was born July 10, 1989, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Robert E. and Roberta Hart Dale. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Robert and Jeanie Dale; her mother, Roberta Hart; three brothers, Zachary, Devon and Maxwell Dale, all of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandparents, Iva and Julian Hart of Paragould, Ark.; paternal grandparents, John and Edith Dale of Caruthersville, Mo.; stepgrandparents, Camille Fohl of Winter Park, Fla., and John and Linda Fohl of Maitland, Fla.. ...
Rev. Donald Crane (07/17/03)
PAID OBIT The Rev. Donald E. Crane, son of the late W.V. Crane and Nancy Walls Crane, was born July 26, 1916, at Dudley, Mo., and went to be with his Lord and Savior at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau July 15, 2003, at the age of 86. Rev. Crane was an ordained minister of the Church of God based out of Cleveland, Tenn. He graduated from Lee College and went into the pastoral service, serving churches in Servierville, Tenn., Peoria and Sesser, Ill., and Salem, Ore...
Jewell Ellis (07/17/03)
PAID OBIT WITH PHOTO Jewell Ellis SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Jewell Ellis, 89, of Sedgewickville passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at Cla Ru Deville Nursing Home in Fredericktown, Mo. She was born Feb. 26, 1914, in Sedgewickville, daughter of Perl C. and Emma Penny Bollinger. She married Frank Conrad Ellis Oct. 2, 1937. He preceded her in death July 15, 2002...
Bill Wedekind (07/17/03)
PAID OBIT NEEDS FLAG William K. "Bill" Wedekind, 74, formerly of Whitewater, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo. He had lived in Oregon, Mo., 38 years. He was born Aug. 15, 1928, at Whitewater, son of Julius A. and Viola M. Hoffman Wedekind. He and Gladys Corrine Hartmann were married Nov. 6, 1949, at Gordonville. She survives...
Ralph Tripp (07/18/03)
Ralph E. Tripp, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born March 1, 1914, at Oriole, Mo., son of Willis and Rena Atchison Tripp. He and Alma Stueve were married Aug. 24, 1945, in St. Louis. Tripp was a meter reader and serviceman 35 years with Missouri Utilities. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Gertrude Webb (07/18/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Gertrude Webb, 83, of Cairo died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Daystar Care Center. She was born May 21, 1920, in Helena, Ark., daughter of Hampton and Mary Taylor Cage. She married Henry Webb Sr. Webb was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Cairo...
Danny Mays (07/18/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Danny Ross Mays, 48, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 29, 1954, at Gideon, Mo., son of Ruben and Myrtle Ganus Mays. He and Tina Eichmann were married March 5, 2002. Mays was a farmer. Survivors include his wife; a son, Danny Mays of the home; three daughters, Mary, Paula and Harlea Mays, all of Sikeston; his mother of Sikeston; four brothers, Ruben Mays of Davis Junction, Ill., Bill and Reed Mays of Sikeston, James Mays of Rockford, Ill.; five sisters, Marilyn Johnson of Rockford, Ill., Glenda O'Dell and Shirley Henry of Mayfield, Ky., Carolyn Day of Sikeston, and Janet Powell of Dexter, Mo.. ...
Martha Rodgers (07/18/03)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Martha Ann Rodgers, 79, of Morley died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Feb. 23, 1924, at Wardell, Mo., daughter of Louie Jesse and Florence Elizabeth Lewis Bollinger. She and Murile Rodgers were married April 12, 1942. He preceded her in death June 8, 1954...
Welmar Koenig (07/19/03)
Welmar E. Koenig, 78, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., formerly of Farrar, Mo., died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at Memorial Pembroke Hospital in Pembroke Pines. He was born Nov. 29, 1924, son of John and Amanda Lorenz Koenig. He and Delores Bergman were married Oct. 26, 1947, in Pembroke Pines...
Mabel Graham (07/19/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mabel Earlene Graham, 56, of Benton died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 6, 1947, in Biggers, Ark., daughter of Peter M. and Opal Johnston Daniel. She and Wayne Graham were married Sept. 23, 1972, at Morley, Mo...
Geneva Coombs (07/17/03)
WITH PHOTO Geneva Coombs Geneva Coombs, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 2, 1925, in Littleton, Ill., daughter of Harrison Monroe and Jessie May Arnold. She and Charles E. Coombs were married June 11, 1950, in Rushville, Ill...
Alice Burger (07/17/03)
WITH PHOTO Alice Burger Alice Leoma Burger, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 1, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leo and Leema Benton Harris. She and Lester Burger were married Aug. 7, 1976, in Cape Girardeau...
Alice Burger (07/16/03)
Alice L. Burger, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford & Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Esther Leird (07/16/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Esther M. Leird, 99, of Springfield, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born Oct. 15, 1903, in Johnson County, Ill., daughter of Ben and Rosa Adams. She and Hubert C. Leird were married in 1924 in Anna. He died Dec. 5, 1985...
Carl Romines (07/16/03)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Thomas Carl Romines Jr., 89, of Matthews died Monday, July 14, 2003. He was born July 9, 1914, in East Prairie, Mo., son of Thomas and Martha Romines Sr. He and Maxine Montgomery were married Aug. 28, 1945. Romines was employed 20 years by Inman Freight Co., retiring in 1979. He was a member of First Christian Church and served as a deacon...
Eula Cobble (07/16/03)
Eula C. Cobble, 91, of Manchester, Mo., died Monday, July 14, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 4, 1912, at Millersville, daughter of Daniel L. and Elsie Miller Wallis. She and Jessie Ray Cobble were married in February 1933, at Benton, Mo. He died in 1995...
Wilma Seabaugh (07/16/03)
Wilma I.V.D. Seabaugh, 85, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at Jackson Manor. She was born July 24, 1917, at Gravel Hill, Mo., daughter of Pervis and Sara Francis Pullium Crites. She and Truman Dayton Seabaugh were married Nov. 9, 1935. He died Jan. 8, 1975...
Martha Lankheit (07/16/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Martha Melinda Lankheit, 92, of Charleston died Monday, July 14, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1911, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Thomas Louis and Ella Mae Houston Wilson. She and Rudolph John Lankheit were married Jan. 24, 1933. He died Nov. 21, 1973...
Harold Mansker (07/16/03)
Harold Mansker, 55, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, in Bollinger County. He was born Sept. 12, 1947, in Bollinger County, son of Cecil and Inatha Bitterman Mansker. He and Mary Sue Kasten were married March 19, 1966, in Cape Girardeau. Harold worked at the former Jackson Hosiery Mill and then at Thorngate Ltd. in Cape Girardeau...
Keith Sullivan (07/16/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Keith L. Sullivan, 53, of Anna died suddenly Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born Dec. 29, 1949, in East St. Louis, Ill., son of Keith M. and Grace Hylene Treece Sullivan. He and Sue Wells were married Jan. 29, 1967, in Roodhouse, Ill...
Philip Slinkard (07/16/03)
WHITEWATER -- Philip Lee "Laddie" Slinkard, 65, of Whitewater died at the family home Monday morning, July 14, 2003. He was born at Allenville, Jan. 18, 1938, to the late Melvin and Juanita Pennington Slinkard. He married Shirley Evans March 8, 1958...
Joann Landers (07/17/03)
Joann Landers, 66, of Downers Grove, Ill., died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at her home. She was born July 31, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. She and Robert Gaston Landers were married June 2, 1957, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 1, 2002. Landers was a member of Red Star Baptist Church...
Kelly Ward (07/19/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Kelly W. Ward, 64, of Marble Hill died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at his home. He was born July 17, 1939, in St. Louis, son of Jerald and Virginia Pickett Ward. He and Eva Swift Warntz were married April 8, 1979, in Waterford, Mich...
Anna Heckathorn (07/19/03)
Anna Y. Heckathorn, 94, passed away Friday, July 18, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 22, 1908, in Wapwallopen, Pa., daughter of Michael and Katerina Pavlovic Young. She and the Rev. Fred A. Heckathorn were married Nov. 18, 1942. He passed away Jan. 15, 1991...
Alvin Heffington (07/22/03)
Alvin Eugene "Pee Wee" Heffington, 61, of Oak Ridge died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 2, 1941, in Lake Dallas, Texas, son of Cubie and Thelma Lois Finney Heffington. He and Roberta Mae Wilkerson were married March 8, 1969, in Hartford, Mich...
Erma Mallett (07/22/03)
Erma Lee Mallett, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 21, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born June 30, 1917, in Hill Creek, Ark., daughter of John Avery and Ella C. Whitley Trafford. She and Philip Edward Mallett were married Jan. 31, 1937. He died Nov. 26, 1981...
Gertie Evans (07/22/03)
Gertrude L. "Gertie" Evans, 88, of Jackson died Monday, July 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 9, 1915, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of William and Sarah Null Johnson. She and Newton S. Evans were married July 6, 1935, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died Nov. 1, 1976...
Georgia Griffin (07/22/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Georgia Griffin, 85, of East Prairie died Saturday, July 19, 2003, at her home. She was born June 6, 1918, in Moundville, Ala., daughter of Jack and Alma Grimes. She and Louie D. Griffin were married Nov. 15, 1936. He died May 19, 1984...
Gary McClain (07/23/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gary Lee McClain, 59, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at his home. He was born May 16, 1944, in Mississippi County, son of J.C. and Lillian Earline Delk McClain. He and Paula Segraves were married June 16, 1962. McClain lived in Mississippi and Scott counties most of his life. He was a 1963 graduate of Kelly High School at Benton, Mo...
Margie Fenimore-Jordan (07/23/03)
Margie M. Fenimore-Jordan, 85, of Edwardsville, Kan., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at the home of a daughter. She was born in Whitewater. She first married Charles Fenimore, who preceded her in death. She later married James Jordan, who also preceded her in death...
Lloyd Hinkle (07/23/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lloyd Hinkle, 68, of Anna died Monday, July 21, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born May 9, 1935, in Union County, son of Norman and Josephine Peeler Hinkle. Hinkle was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse Church...
Amelia Sandvos (07/23/03)
Amelia Elizabeth Sandvos, 65, of Scott City died Monday, July 21, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 20, 1937, at Illmo, daughter of Hugo Ernest "Shine" and Alma Ann Mirgaux Sandvos. Sandvos had been a bookkeeper at Ely Walker and also had worked at Bank of Illmo, Blair Industries and Drury Industries. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and its Ladies Sodality, an associate member of Society of St. Francis De Sales and was a lay minister...
Elmer Koenig (07/23/03)
Elmer Koenig, 73, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Georgia Cauble (07/24/03)
Georgia O. Cauble, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Graves (07/22/03)
James John Graves, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 21, 2003, at his home. He was born June 8, 1924, in New York, N.Y., son of John and Agnes Fields Mulbury. He and Geri Fitzhugh were married Jan. 11, 1980, in Austin, Texas. Graves was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and Disabled American Veterans...
Mary Tripp (07/22/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary E. Tripp, 80, of Pueblo, Colo., died Sunday, July 20, 2003, in Pueblo. She was born Jan. 26, 1923, near Anna, daughter of Frank Ulysses and Elvie Ann Clutts Parker. She and Charles D. Tripp were married Sept. 8, 1939, in Jackson. Tripp was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church. She had also lived in East Peoria, Vienna, Chester and Anna, Ill., and Colorado Springs, Colo...
Jean Bell Mosley (07/19/03)
Jean Bell Mosley, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 21, 1913, in Elvins, Mo., daughter of Wilson and Myrtle Casey Bell. She spent her formative years in St. Francois County near the St. Francis River, where the wildlife, wide meadows, fields and waterways provided the backdrop for her writing later in life. The farm home where she grew up was designated a literary landmark by the Missouri Association of Teachers of English...
Marilyn Manning (07/21/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marilyn S. Manning, 62, of Perryville died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born Aug. 30, 1940, in St. Louis, daughter of Anthony E. and Georgia Sue Walker Manning. Manning worked for TWA for over 30 years in Chicago and St. Louis, retiring in 2000. She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville...
Clyde Henderson (07/21/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clyde Henderson, 83, of Anna died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Alvin Heffington (07/21/03)
Alvin Heffington, 61, of Oak Ridge, formerly or Morely, Mo., died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo.
Ellis Crowell (07/21/03)
HERCULANEUM, Mo. -- Ellis Loy "Sloy" Crowell, 64, of Herculaneum, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. He was born March 9, 1939, in Sikeston, son of Oscar and Naydeen Crowell...
Marion Brown (07/21/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Marion L. Brown, 74, of Anna died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at her home in Anna. She was born Dec. 19, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wis., daughter of Herbert and Dorothy Wendelburg Juede. She first married Edwin Ladwing. He died in 1985. She and James H. Brown were married Oct. 10, 1987, in Anna...
Mary Tripp (07/21/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary E. Tripp, 80, of Anna died Sunday, July 20, 2003, in Pueblo, Colo. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
Clyde Henderson (07/22/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clyde Henderson, 83, of Anna died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born Aug. 6, 1919, in Anna, son of Millard and Rosa Miller Henderson. He and Lillian Porterfield were married June 8, 1940. Henderson was a heavy equipment operator with Union County Highway Department. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 318...
Lloyd Hinkle (07/22/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lloyd Hinkle, 68, of Anna died Monday, July 21, 2003, at Union County Hospital. Crain Funeral Home at Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Loise Learue (07/22/03)
RISCO, Mo. -- Loise Payne Learue, 77, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Progressive Hospital in Las Vegas. She was born Sept. 3, 1925, at Risco, daughter of Leo and Violet Pearman Parks. She and Warnie L. Payne were married Oct. 11, 1956. He died March 25, 1970...
Mary Clay (07/24/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary F. Clay, 86, of Perryville died Monday, July 21, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Dec. 21, 1916, in Evanston, Ill., daughter of Henry and Hedwig Pestka Schwall. She married Stephen J. Clay, who preceded her in death. Clay was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...