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Obituaries from September 2003

Harvey Drake (09/12/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harvey B. Drake, 75, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 9, 1928, in Boykins, Va., son of A.B. and Minnie Outland Drake. He and Juanita T. Prost were married Sept. 13, 1969, in Hampton, Va...
Lowell Bartruff (09/16/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lowell E. "Skinny" Bartruff, 82, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at UMC Hospital in Las Vegas. He was born Nov. 28, 1921, in Anna, son of Ernest and Leona Irwin Bartruff. He and Fern Brown were married July 4, 1950, in San Bernardino, Calif...
Lois Unverferth (09/16/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lois Jean Unverferth, 69, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003, at Select Specialty Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 26, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Guy V. and Thelma E. Dillingham Rose. She and Thomas "Pete" Unverferth were married Feb. 11, 1956. He died Dec. 13, 1983...
Rebecca Lambrou (09/16/03)
Rebecca Lambrou, 53, of Scott City died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003, at the home of her mother near Advance, Mo. She was born July 23, 1950, in Hillsboro, Ore., daughter of William and Gloudena "Billy" Baker Finnigan. She and Dr. Thymios Lambrou were married Dec. 29, 1997, at Chaffee, Mo...
Charlotte Sherfield (09/16/03)
Charlotte Sherfield, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Omohundro (09/17/03)
Thomas J. Omohundro, 37, formerly of Jackson, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., due to complications from an undetected heart ailment. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Schrader Funeral Home in Ballwin, Mo. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Announcement is courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson...
Joe Gunn (09/17/03)
Joe White Gunn, 84, of Pekin, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. He was born Aug. 10, 1919, in Little Rock, Ark., son of James Oliver and Mattie Ophelia White Gunn. He and Pauline Gladys Blank were married Dec. 20, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. She died May 6, 2003...
Madeline Casebolt (09/17/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Madeline Casebolt, 89, of Warrenton, Va., formerly of Chaffee and Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, in Virginia. She was born Aug. 9, 1914, in Piedmont, Mo., daughter of Edward and Bertha Kirkland Brown. She and John Osborn Casebolt were married Jan. 27, 1934. He died Feb. 26, 1956...
Velma Davis (09/17/03)
Velma Julia Bertha Davis, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Sept. 5, 1915, at Illmo, daughter of Louis and Anna Voss Sprenger. She and Earl H. Davis were married April 9, 1939, at Illmo. He died Nov. 3, 1997...
Charlotte Sherfield (09/17/03)
Charlotte V. Sherfield, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 16, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charles F. and Helen Rose Marie Kies Blattner. She and Lester I. Sherfield were married Feb. 14, 1942, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He died Sept. 27, 2000...
Henry King Sr. (09/17/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Henry C. King Sr., 63, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at John J. Pershing Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born July 1, 1940, at Wittenberg, Mo., son of Henry and Frona Grace Shraw King. He and Janet F. Boyer were married Feb. 4, 1963, in Perryville...
Virginia Defferari (09/18/03)
Virginia Lee Defferari, 62, of Houston, Texas, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at her home. She was born May 30, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Harry and Lorene Sandlin Rhyne. Defferari was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church. Survivors include two daughters, Terri Loveless of Moscow Mills, Mo., Sandy Smith of Warrenton, Mo.; two sisters, Shirlene Voerg of Cape Girardeau, Donna Martinez of Houston, Texas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Ernest Cathcart (09/18/03)
Ernest Cathcart, 96, of Millersville died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 5, 1907, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Henry and Anna Tillman Cathcart. He and Ava Marie Rumfelt were married Dec. 30, 1931. She died March 11, 1995...
Paul Conrad (09/18/03)
Paul "Diz" Conrad, 69, of Scott City, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Miller (09/18/03)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Robert E. Miller, 72, of Glenallen died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Omohundro Jr. (09/18/03)
Thomas J. "Tommy" Omohundro Jr., 37, formerly of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, due to complications from an undetected heart ailment. He was born Sept. 9, 1966, at Hannibal, Mo., son of Tom and Joyce Beatty Omohundro. He and Teri Paczkowski were married in January 1989...
Wilma Barks (09/16/03)
Wilma M. Barks, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born Aug. 3, 1916, at Fruitland, daughter of Otto and Caroline Loos Heider. She married Raymond Barks June 3, 1939, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 3, 1997...
Maxine Robinson (09/15/03)
NEW SHARON, Iowa -- Maxine Robinson, age 91, of New Sharon, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003 at the Georgian Court in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Her funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Harden Funeral Home in New Sharon, with Pastor Dan Ridnouer of the Lacey United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Union Mills Cemetery...
Wilma Barks (09/15/03)
Wilma Barks, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Leatha Rister (09/12/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Leatha Elizabeth Rister, 83, of Southaven, Miss., formerly of Sikeston, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. She was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Grover and Esther Snider Hitt. She and Ebert Rister were married Aug. 28, 1940, at Benton, Mo. He died July 22, 1995...
Carrie Parker (09/12/03)
Carrie Theresa Parker, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at the home of her daughter in Cahokia, Ill. Mrs. Parker was born Oct. 26, 1915, at Illmo, Mo., daughter of John Henry and Anna Louise Etter Lindemann. She and Edwin Blair Parker were married in Scott County, Mo. He died May 4, 1976...
Frederick Wilferth (09/12/03)
Frederick Miller "Bill" Wilferth, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 12, 1913, in Millersville, son of John Fred and Ethel Kathryn Miller Wilferth. He and I.V.D. Seabaugh were married May 28, 1938. She passed away Jan. 15, 1995. He and LouVera Green Daugherty were married Jan. 1, 1996...
Hal Robertson (09/12/03)
Hal F. Robertson, 80, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Piggott, Ark., son of John Augustus and Lillian Robertson. He and Carmen Tallent were married in 1950. He is survived by his wife, Carmen; a daughter, Tory Robertson Susac of Richmond, Va.; two brothers, John B. Robertson of Kennett, Mo., N. Logan Robertson of Dallas, Texas; and several nieces and nephews...
Shirlene Young (09/12/03)
Shirlene Young, 63, of Sedalia, Ky., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born June 23, 1940, in Graves County, Ky., daughter of Roy and Bernestine Fisher Loyd. She married J.E. Young. Mrs. Young was a member of Rhodes Chapel Baptist Church in Lynnville, Ky...
Henry Leiner (09/12/03)
SCOTT CITY -- Henry C. "Bud" Leiner, 85, of Scott City, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri State Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
The Rev. C.D. Lynch (09/13/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- The Rev. Cecil Dale "C.D." Lynch, 68, of East Prairie died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Center. He was born May 1, 1935, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of Cecil and Helen Dale Peters Lynch. He and Doris Haney were married Dec. 23, 1957, in Hernando, Miss...
Jenny Isom (09/13/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jenny Lou Isom, 75, of Anna died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of Gene and Lajunta Ferrill Arnhart. She and Clyde V. Isom were married Jan. 6, 1946, in Osceola, Ark...
Henry Leiner Jr. (09/13/03)
Henry Charles "Bud" Leiner Jr., 85, of Scott City died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 13, 1917, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Henry Charles and Millie Myrtle Johnson Leiner Sr. He and Dorothy Mae Belk were married June 27, 1939, at Fornfelt...
Linda Miller (09/14/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Linda Marie Housman Miller, 31, of Charleston died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at home. She was born Sept. 16, 1971, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Bruce Douglas and Betty Fay Rosson Housman. She and Victor J. Miller were married May 29, 1999...
Bernice Ward (09/14/03)
CHRIS PAGANO*cpagano@semissourian.com Future archaeologists enjoyed the dig pit station at Southeast Missouri State University's museum yesterday combining the use of ordinary kitchen tools and those an archaeologist uses to uncover their special finds. CAIRO, Ill. -- Bernice Ward, 94, of Cairo died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo...
Viola Overbeck (09/14/03)
Viola Helen Overbeck, 88, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Sept. 30, 1914, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Emil and Hermina Schwepker Simpher. She and Albert E. Overbeck were married Jan. 24, 1933, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died June 20, 1999...
James Grobe (09/14/03)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- James E. Grobe, 68, of Ste. Genevieve died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003, at his home. He was born July 19, 1935, in Festus, Mo., son of James E. and Floy L. Casteel Grobe. He and Rosella A. Kertz Grobe were married Sept. 20, 1958...
Christopher Alsip (09/14/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Christopher Alsip, 15, of Anna died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna as a result of injuries he received in a four-wheeler accident near Alto Pass. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden, Ill...
Christopher Alsip (09/15/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Christopher Dwayne Alsip, 15, of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born June 14, 1988 in Carbondale, Ill., the son of Michell and Penny Jackson Alsip. He was a freshman at Cobden High School in Cobden, Ill...
Alvin Howell (09/26/03)
Alvin "Tony" Anthony Howell, 51, of Benton, Ky., died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Survivors include a daughter, Shondra Davisson of St. Louis, Mo.; a son, Donald Howell; a brother, Ronnie Howell of Jackson; five sisters, Demetra Lyons of Bellville, Texas, Shirley Diggs of Delta, Mo., Barbara Freeman of Jackson, Peggy Bramlett of Jacksonville, Fla., and Diane Serrano of Vermo, Calif.; and three grandchildren...
Emma Cade (09/26/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Emma F. Cade, 87, of East Prairie died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Center. She was born March 13, 1916, in New Madrid County, Mo., daughter of John and Ethel Woods Buttry. She and Bennie Franklin Cade were married in 1931. He died Dec. 19, 1986...
Paul Rustige (09/28/03)
Paul W. Rustige, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 12, 1916, in St. Louis, son of John and Sophie Pott Rustige. He was a former resident of Jefferson County. He was first married to Gertrude Sawyer on Nov. 27, 1938, in St. Louis. She died March 22, 1993. He and Marcella Kanyuck were married March 5, 1995, in Cedar Hill, Mo...
Zelma Yates (09/28/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Zelma May Yates, 85, of Creal Springs, Ill., and formerly of Anna and Cobden, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. She was born April 20, 1918, at Cobden, Ill., daughter of Everett and Martha Smith Caraker. She and Alonzo Yates were married in 1935 at Union Co., Ill...
William Cooper (09/28/03)
William M. "Bill" Cooper, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Rice (09/28/03)
Mary Elizabeth Rice, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 20, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home. She was born June 23, 1916, in Clarkton, Mo., daughter of Arthur Van and Dorothy Dona Dickey Rice. She served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1963, and was stationed overseas in Italy and Germany. She served as auditing supervisor from 1959 to 1963 at Fort Leonard Wood and was mayor of Clarkton for two terms...
Carl Boyd (09/28/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl Walter Boyd, 89, of Anna died Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, in Anna. He was born May 26, 1914, in Anna, son of Homer O. and Minnie Dillow Boyd. He and Dorothy Louise Henley were married April 17, 1937, in Balcom, Ill. He was a deacon of the First Baptist Church in Anna, member of the A-J Rotary Club, former director of Anna State Bank and a former Union County commissioner...
Hubert Sebastian (09/29/03)
Hubert T. Sebastian, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
William Cooper (09/29/03)
William M. "Bill" Cooper, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at his residence. He was born Sept. 21, 1937, at St. Louis, son of Maurice Cooper and Ann Reed. Cooper was employed as a janitor for Southeast Missouri State University for 21 years. ...
James Calvin, Sr. (09/29/03)
James L. Calvin Sr., 73, of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Barkett Funeral Home in Mounds.
Jean Martin (09/29/03)
Jean Martin of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 26, 2003. Her funeral service was conducted Sept. 28, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo. Memorial contributions may be sent to: The Memorial Cosmetology Fund, c/o Martha Dillon, J.C. Penney Styling Salon, 200 West Park Mall, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 63703...
George Mazurkiewicz (09/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- George Mazurkiewicz, 75, of Sikeston died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 6, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wis., son of Stefan and Josephine Mazurkiewicz. He and Mary Jester Massey were married July 2, 1988, in Zion, Ill...
Geneva Lambert (09/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Geneva Estelle Lambert, 74, of Springdale, Ark., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, at Springdale Northwest Medical Center. She was born Feb. 1, 1929, in Crystal Springs, Ark., daughter of Charles Bearden and Sarah Lucinda Moon Murphy. She and Robert Joseph Lambert Sr. were married May 16, 1949...
Hubert Sebastian (09/30/03)
Hubert T. Sebastian, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 11, 1917, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Henry W. and Rosa Birk Sebastian. He and Lillian M. Walker were married April 15, 1949, at Tilsit. She died March 5, 1989...
James Calvin Sr. (09/30/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- James L. Calvin Sr., 70, of Mounds died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 6, 1932, in Pulaski, Ill., son of Charles and Stella Egner Calvin. Calvin was co-owner of Calvin Siding and Windows. He was a member of the American Legion...
Gene Walker (09/30/03)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Gene Robert Walker, 77, of Olmsted died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Sept. 28, 1926, in Granger, Ind., son of George and Bernice Cripe Walker. He and Mary Hancock were married July 10, 1950...
Vivian Ward (09/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vivian Christine "Butchie" Ward, 65, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1937, in Osceola, Ark., the daughter of Coleman and Mamie Lusk Lannum. She married John E. Ward on May 28, 1955, at Hernando, Miss. He survives...
Russell Bauer (09/27/03)
Russell Louis Bauer, 75, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, in Jackson. He was born Aug. 15, 1928, at Patterson, Mo., son of Joseph Louis and Laverta Russell Bauer. He and Johny Hazel Dickens were married Jan. 13, 1952, in Lordsburg, N.M. Mr. Bauer worked for General Motors in fire protection several years, and in parts at General Motors more than 30 years. He was a member of St. Charles Presbyterian Church in St. Charles, Mo., and United Auto Workers Union...
Roslyn Vavak (09/27/03)
Roslyn Janet Vavak, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at her home. She was born July 19, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Louis Christian and Elda Marie Lampe Kaufman. She and Johnny W. Vavak were married Aug. 15, 1956, in Hernando, Miss...
Ron Glass (09/27/03)
Ronald N. "Ron" Glass, 50, of Gordonville died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at his home, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born June 1, 1953, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Roy L. and M. Iverne Lynxwiler Glass. He and Emy Kay Mirly were married Sept. 30, 1972, in Cape Girardeau...
Maudie Denton (09/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Maudie I. Denton, 80, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 1, 1923, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Henry William and Levadie Mae Hoxworth Abernathy. She and Herbert Guy Denton were married Jan. 8, 1969, in Kansas City, Mo. He died Aug. 6, 1991...
John Brase (09/26/03)
John E. Brase, 94, of Festus, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at Delmar Gardens South Nursing Center in St. Louis County. He was born Aug. 8, 1909, in Jackson, son of Dr. Ferdinand and Bertha Haman Brase. He married Helen T. Sander, who died Feb. 25, 1999...
Finley Burke (09/26/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Finley A. Burke, 63, of Benton died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1940, in St. Louis, son of John Adam and Mary Duncan Burke. He and Donna Pulliam were married June 10, 1994, in Cape Girardeau. Burke was a self-employed small engine repairman, and a member of Unity Baptist Church in Benton...
Roxie Kenter (09/26/03)
Roxie Ann Kenter, 91, of St. Louis died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at Alexian Brothers Lansdowne Village in St. Louis. She was born June 16, 1912, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Carl and Nora Clingingsmith Craft. She and Charles "Red" Kenter were married June 16, 1934, in Waterloo, Ill. He died Nov. 19, 1983...
James C. Mosley (09/26/03)
DEKOVEN, Ky. -- James C. Mosley, 76, of Dekoven died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at his home. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a retired coal miner and coal truck driver. He is survived by four daughters, Bonnie Blackburn of Sturgis, Ky., Carlene Long of Morganfield, Ky., Barbara McManus of Paducah, Ky., and Tammy Hunter of Morganfield; five sons, James Edward Mosley of Evansville, Ind., Jimmy Mosley of Chaffee, Mo., David Mosley of Sturgis and Larry Mosley and William Mosley, both of Dekoven; two sisters, Velda Frost of Morganfield and Hershelene Oglesby of Henderson, Ky.; two brothers, George Mosley and Lewis Mosley, both of Dekoven; 38 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.. ...
Harold Strack (09/26/03)
Harold A. Strack, 71, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born June 15, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert H. and Hilda M. Borgfield Strack. He and Dortha J. Sachse were married June 2, 1957...
Dessie Drum (09/26/03)
Dessie Viola Drum, 84, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo. She was born June 15, 1919, at Millersville, daughter of Robert and Mary Fulbright Moore. She and John F. Drum were married Oct. 20, 1943...
Ralph Walters Jr. (09/26/03)
Ralph M. Walters Jr., 75, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 27, 1928, in Johnson City, Tenn., son of Ralph M. and Fannie H. Cassier Walters Sr. He and Betty Jo Germain were married May 7, 1955. She preceded him in death Oct. 6, 1999...
Jean Martin (09/27/03)
Jean Rogers Williams Martin, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 26, 1950, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Lewis and Ellare Hollingsworth Rogers. She was a member of the Community Church of Christ at Lowndes, Mo., and was a beautician and stylist at the J.C. Penney Styling Salon at Cape Girardeau...
Dorilla Rhodes (09/27/03)
Dorilla M. "Billie" Rhodes, 82, of Hazelwood, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003. She was born April 17, 1921, at Ancel, which is now part of Scott City. Survivors include her husband, Willard L. Rhodes; a daughter, Monica Dulap of St. Louis, and a son, Russell Rhodes...
James McGhee (09/27/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elvis James McGhee, 46, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 4, 1956, in Sikeston, son of Hurley and Nelda McClaine McGhee. He and Barbara Overton were married Jan. 29, 1994...
James Goyins (09/27/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James R. Goyins, 68, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was born March 9, 1935, in Lilbourn, Mo., son of Myrkle and Lucy Jane Shaver Goyins. He and Emma K. Klauer were married March 23, 1955...
Lucille Thomure (09/27/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lucille A. Thomure, 85, of Perryville died Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born April 17, 1918, at St. Mary, Mo., daughter of William F. and Hazel P. Lawrence Giesler. She and Adrian J. Thomure were married July 9, 1936, at St. Mary. He died Nov. 4, 1979...
Dorothy Wachter (09/27/03)
Dorothy Crites Wachter passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Dorothy was born in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Bern and Sarah Tucker Howard. She and "Cap" Crites were married Feb. 26, 1938; he preceded her on March 23, 1973. She and Bob Wachter were married Jan. 15, 1994. He survives...
Paul Rustige (09/27/03)
Paul W. Rustige, 86, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jefferson County, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Inez Rainwater (09/30/03)
Inez N. Rainwater, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at Lifecare Center. She was born Dec. 2, 1906, in Missouri, daughter of William and Mollie Belle Eads Ward. She and Herbert G. Rainwater were married April 20, 1924, in Wayne County, Mo. He preceded her in death in September 1974...
Nancy Wilson (09/12/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Nancy Lee Wilson, 53, of Advance died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at her home. She was born July 15, 1950, in Pontiac, Mich., daughter of Ivan and Norma Bane Kardell. She and Norman Wilson were married Feb. 26, 1970, in Pontiac. Wilson was a packer at Horizon Music in Advance, and a member of the Assembly of God Church. She was a graduate of Pontiac Northern High School...
Betty Brown (09/02/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Betty L. Brown, 69, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 4, 1934, in St. Louis, daughter of Leo and Freda Johnson Reid. She and Leroy E. Brown were married July 27, 1963...
Leta Shumaker (09/04/03)
Leta Shumaker, 82, of Jackson, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 12, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John and Myrtle Whitby Stafford. She and Henry A. Shumaker were married Nov. 19, 1939. He died April 11, 1987...
Richard Fowler (09/04/03)
Richard G. Fowler, 72, of Sardis, Miss., died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Feb. 18, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Harrison and Nellie Mae Eaker Fowler. He married Martha Appleton. Fowler was raised in Cape Girardeau. He worked 20 years for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Sardis...
Irma Beussink (09/04/03)
Irma Catherine Beussink, 66, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. She was born Dec. 8, 1936, at Benton, Mo., daughter of John and Coletta Scherer Ziegler. She and Robert H. "Bob" Beussink were married May 30, 1958. They celebrated 45 years together this past May...
Adam Eschmann (09/04/03)
ST. LOUIS -- Adam W. Eschmann, 85, of St. Louis died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, at Des Peres Hospital. He was born Aug. 15, 1918, in Waterloo, Ill., son of John and Anna Welsch Eschmann. He and Virginia M. Sipp were married Nov. 23, 1921. Eschmann had been a brewer. He was a member of Brewers and Maltsters Local 6...
Carl Gross (09/04/03)
Carl O. Gross, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Otto and Bertha Baker Gross. He and Marilyn Marie Brinkopf were married Aug. 18, 1950. She died Dec. 7, 1983. He later married Janet Verseman. She survives...
Robert Naeter (09/04/03)
A memorial service for Robert E. "Bob" Naeter of Franklin, Tenn., was held Tuesday at Christ Episcopal Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Robert Towner officiated. A second service was held Tuesday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, with Gary Fewell officiating...
Elsie Floyd (09/05/03)
Elsie Morine Floyd, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 19, 1910, in Linden, Tenn., daughter of Lige and Minnie Ardella Plunkett. She married William David Floyd, who preceded her in death. Floyd was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Rev. Buford Rhodes (09/05/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Rev. Buford B. Rhodes, 63, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 8, 1939, at Lutesville, Mo., son of the Rev. Milas and Lunda Rhodes. After his mother's death he was raised by an uncle and aunt, Silas and Delphia Rhodes...
Mary Brown (09/05/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mary B. Brown, 82, of Charleston died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 28, 1921, in Columbus, Ky., daughter of James H. and Carrie Boyd Jones. She and Paul Brown were married May 17, 1941. He died May 15, 1985...
Hattie Johns (09/05/03)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Hattie Mae Johns, 49, of Fredericktown died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, at the home of her mother. She was born Dec. 17, 1953, in St. Louis, daughter of Willard Reace and Mary Ethel Finch. Johns was a member of Gospel Mission Church at Millcreek, Mo...
Albert Daniels (09/05/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Albert Daniels, 53, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at his home. He was born June 6, 1950, in East St. Louis, Ill., son of Arthur and Lola Daniels. Survivors include two brothers, Mike Daniels of Anna, Ill., and Arthur Daniels of Paducah, Ky...
William Greer (09/05/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William M. "Bill" Greer, 63, of Cairo died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, upon arrival at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 16, 1940, in Grand Chain, Ill., son of Roscoe and Inez Eddleman Greer. He married Teresa Diggs...
Scottie Adkinson (09/05/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Scottie Eugene Adkinson Jr., 26, of Carbondale, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. He was born July 30, 1977, in Paducah, Ky., son of Scottie Eugene and Karen Muriel Seavers Adkinson. He and Tiasha Victoria Faust were married in 2000...
Helen Vangilder (09/05/03)
Jackson -- MRS. HELEN P. (SEABAUGH) VANGILDER, 85, OF JACKSON, DIED THURSDAY, SEPT. 4, 2003, AT HER HOME. SHE WAS BORN SEPT. 30, 1917, IN CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., DAUGHTER OF GARRETT AND EMMA BOLLINGER SEABAUGH. SHE AND ROBERT "BOB" VANGILDER WERE MARRIED IN PERRYVILLE, MO., OCT. 13, 1938. HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH AUG. 15, 1991...
William Eakins (09/05/03)
William C. Eakins, 84, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 16, 1918, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of William Fritz and Lula Huskey Eakins. He and Maxine L. Crites were married Nov. 29, 1939, in Jackson...
William Douglas (09/04/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William A. "Wonka" Douglas, 23, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, in Perry County as a result of an automobile accident. He was born July 25, 1980, in Perryville, son of Sterling and Gloria Horsch-man Douglas. Douglas was a 1999 graduate of Perryville High School. He had worked at several area factories...
Viola Jones (09/04/03)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Viola Jones, 80, of Morley died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Sept. 30, 1922, in Leachville, Ark., daughter of Charlie Allen and May F. House Woods. She and Charles J. Jones were married May 10, 1948. He died March 25, 1970...
Elmer Fisher (09/04/03)
Elmer J. Fisher of Gordonville died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Oscar Houston (09/02/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Oscar L. "Les" Houston, 78, of Cairo died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. He was born March 15, 1925, in Charleston, Mo., son of Roy and Ida Elrod Houston. He was a second mate for Valley Line Barge Co. for 29 years before retiring. He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Cecil Lorance (09/02/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- M. Cecil Lorance, 90, of Fredericktown, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Claru Deville Nursing Center in Fredericktown. She was born Sept. 10, 1912, at Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Harrison and Dora Bess Slinkard. She and Marvin B. Lorance were married June 6, 1946...
Elsie Long (09/02/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- Elsie G. Long, 86, of Patton died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at the Jackson Manor. She was born March 20, 1917, at Patton, daughter of Pink and Rella Seabaugh Brotherton. She and Greely Elvin Long were married Jan. 27, 1934. He died Aug. 10, 1997...
Helen DeGaff (09/02/03)
Helen M. DeGraff, 75, of Cobden, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003 at Herrin Hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.
Jerry South (09/02/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jerry South, 66, of Jonesboro died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 2, 1937, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of Clarence and Pearl Barton South. He was retired from General Telephone Co. and a member of Ducks Unlimited...
Calvin Stroup (09/02/03)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Calvin Stroup, 78, of Puxico died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at his home. He was born March 16, 1925, near Puxico, son of William A. and Cynthia Bell Daniels Stroup. He and Rebecca Canoy were married Oct. 6, 1944, in Parma, Mo. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle in Sturdivant, Mo...
Ruth Hunter (09/02/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Ruth Hodges Hunter, 89, of Paducah, formerly of Carbondale, Ill. died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003, at the Superior Care Home in Paducah. She was born July 27, 1914, in Cobden., daughter of James Allison and Anna Mary Blessing Hodges. She married Charles H. Hunter on June 30, 1940 in Jackson, Mo. He preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1996...
Raymond Mashek (09/02/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Raymond "Bud" Mashek, 80, of Advance, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at the Advance Nursing Center. He was born on Apr. 2, 1923, at Advance, the son of Frank and Flora Pixley Mashek. Bud and Alma Tropf were united in marriage on June 15, 1947, in Marquand, Mo. She survives of the home...
Billy LaBruyere (09/02/03)
Billy Lewis Ervin LaBruyere, 73, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 21, 1930, at Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Gladys Burris LaBruyere. He and Lois E. Barks were married Nov. 6, 1981. She died Oct. 18, 2001...
James Watkins (09/03/03)
WARE, Ill. -- James Michael "Mike" Watkins, 56, of Mount Pleasant, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. He was born July 27, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Troy James and Mary Leota Rogers Watkins. He and Carol L. Stokes were married May 19, 1972, in Ware...
Thomas Morris (09/03/03)
Thomas Jefferson Morris, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Raymond Mashek (09/03/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Raymond "Bud" Mashek, 80, of Advance passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born April 2, 1923, at Advance, son of Frank and Flora Pixley Mashek. Bud and Alma Tropf were united in marriage June 15, 1947, in Marquand, Mo...
Lila Porter (09/04/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lila Mae Porter, 73, of Sikeston died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at her home. She was born in the Tanner community near Sikeston on Sept. 1, 1929, the daughter of Ernest and Bielor Atnip Gray. She married Floyd Porter II. He preceded her in death...
Beauton Diamond (09/04/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Beauton V. Diamond, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at Perry County Hospital. She was born Sept. 10, 1916, in Lilbourn, Mo., the daughter of Blain and Susie Nolan Boatright. She married Walter Diamond in 1937. He preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1988...
Harry Davidson (09/04/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harry Daniel Davidson, 84, of Anna died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Dongola, Ill., son of Charles and Myrtle Dillow Davidson. He and Afton Kelley were married Oct. 3, 1947. Davidson was a farmer, and retired psychiatric aide at the former Anna State Hospital. He was a member of Mount Moriah Lutheran Church...
Winifred Brown (09/06/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Winifred E. Hartline Brown, 88, of Anna died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Union County Hospital. She was born Jan. 31, 1915, in DuQuoin, Ill., daughter of Alfred and Sarah Foster Walker. She and Roy Hartline were married Dec. 1, 1933, in Jackson. He died Nov. 1, 1974...
Shirley Boucher (09/06/03)
Shirley C. Boucher, 73, of St. Louis died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 1, 1929, in St. Louis, daughter of Otis G. and Ruth Stemler. She married Burl A. Boucher, who preceded her in death. Boucher lived in Cape Girardeau from 1977 until moving to St. Louis in 1997...
Margie Goodale (09/10/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margie Ellen Goodale, 77, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 8, 2003, at the home of a daughter. She was born Oct. 8, 1925, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Clyde William and Lillian Colleen Merrill Anderson. She and Ura Ansel Goodale were married July 22, 1943...
Fidela Aters (09/10/03)
Fidela "Dale" Aters, 70, of Jackson, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Ruthis Irish (09/10/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ruthis Mae Irish, 77, of Cairo died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1926, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Thomas and Bessie Hudson Moore. She married Vernard Irish Sr., who preceded her in death...
Jack Clay (09/10/03)
Jack Clay, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 8, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 22, 1926, son of D.F. and Etta Lester Clay of Cape Girardeau. He attended May Greene School, Central High School, and Southeast Missouri State University...
Rosemary Ford (09/10/03)
Rosemary Ford, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was born Jan. 19, 1927, in St. Louis, daughter of Theodore and Mattie Cook Goodman. She and Glen W. Ford were married Nov. 24, 1942, in Jackson. He died July 28, 2002...
Barbara Brown (09/11/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Barbara J. Brown, 58, of Cairo died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1945, in Fort Royal, W.Va., daughter of Floyd E. and Edith Hafford Fair. She married Charles W. Brown Jr...
James Rogers (09/11/03)
GRASSY, Mo. -- James O. Rogers, 65, of Grassy died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born June 1, 1938, at DeSoto, Mo., son of Earl and Blanche Venable Rogers. He and Linda Gorse Yount were married July 17, 2000...
Lawrence Sullivan (09/11/03)
Lawrence Clifford Sullivan, 43, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 13, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clifford M. and Helen R. Cathcart Sullivan. Sullivan was a 1978 graduate of Central High School, and a 1982 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He was a waiter...
Fidela Aters (09/11/03)
Fidela "Dale" Aters, 70, of Jackson died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 6, 1932, in Guam, daughter of Jose and Maria Diaz Gutierrez Aguon. She and Paul Aters were married July 15, 1976, in Orange County, Calif. After retiring in 1995, Aters moved to Jackson from California. She was a member of a Catholic church in Guam...
Carrie Parker (09/11/03)
Carrie Theresa Parker, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at the home of a daughter in Cahokia, Ill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Louetta Hanle (09/11/03)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Louetta Hanle, 75, of Karnak died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at her home. She was born May 9, 1928, in Grand Chain, Ill., daughter of Albert and Mary Goins Eastwood. She married Vernon Hanle, who preceded her in death. Hanle was a member of Karnak First Baptist Church...
Bradly Witty (09/11/03)
Bradly Glenn Witty, 57, of Cape Girardeau died at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, in his home with the support of family. He was born Jan. 17, 1946, in Jacksonville, Ill., to Keith Glenn Witty and Norma Elaine (Brown) Witty. On Nov. 11, 1967, in Macomb, Ill., he married Sharon Marie Wilson of Godfrey, Ill...
Alma Koessel (09/11/03)
Alma Koessel, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at her home. She was born May 30, 1907, at Egypt Mills, Mo., daughter of Herman and Josephine Fornkohl Zierath. She and Carl George Koessel were married Aug. 23, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 23, 1979...
Eva Jackson (09/11/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Eva M. Jackson, 74, of Anna died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 10, 1929, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Ray and Nora Funkhouser Graves. She and A.L. Jackson Jr. were married Oct. 17, 1987, in Ware, Ill...
Sid Fraley (09/11/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sidney R. Fraley, 53, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 27, 1949, in Sikeston, son of Raymond E. "Shot" and Rachel Ellen Coppage Fraley. He and Lee DeField were married Sept. 14, 1979, in Charleston, Mo...
Alma Koessel (09/10/03)
Alma Koessel, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at her home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Brown (09/10/03)
Barbara Brown, 57, of Cairo, Ill., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Francis Nation (09/09/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Francis "Bernie" Nation, 86, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 29, 1916, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Joseph A. and Anna Robinson Nations. He and Doris B. Bangert were married Dec. 31, 1945. She died Dec. 13, 1985...
Leola Eakins (09/06/03)
Leola Marie Eakins, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 9, 1916, at Burfordville, daughter of John Thomas and Sara Jane Eddleman Winkler. She and Cletus Eakins were married March 15, 1936, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died Jan. 12, 1999...
George Shiverdeck Jr. (09/06/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- George L. Shiverdeck Jr., 32, of Marble Hill died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at Elder Care Nursing Home in Marble Hill. He was born Feb. 19, 1971, in East St. Louis, Ill., son of George L. and Donna Shiverdeck. He worked as a dispatcher for a cab company in Springfield, Mo...
Elmer Fisher (09/06/03)
Elmer Joseph Fisher, 82, of Gordonville died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 2, 1920, in Glennon, Mo., the son of George and Blanche Horrell Fisher. He married Irene Francis DeBrock on Nov. 27, 1946, at St. Anthony's Church in Glennon...
Tyler Mattison (09/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Tyler Wayne Mattison, 18, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born Sept. 26, 1984, son of Steve Clark and Phyllis Ann Clayton Mattison. Mattison attended Sikeston High School and played junior varsity football. He had participated in Little League soccer and football, and Junior Babe Ruth League baseball...
Virgie Parrish (09/06/03)
Virgie B. Parrish, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 7, 1913, in McClure, Ill., daughter of George and Ella M. Staubb Goodman. She and Ira I. Parrish were married Feb. 11, 1933, in McClure. He died Dec. 7, 1992...
Laura Birk (09/06/03)
Laura D. Birk, 97, of St. Louis died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003. She was born Oct. 9, 1905, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of W.F. and Anna Brunke Bender. She married Reman Birk, who preceded her in death. Birk had been a member of Parent Teachers Association and Ladies Aid Society. She had lived in St. Louis since 1952...
James Dailey (09/07/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- James Edward Dailey Jr., 48, of Anna died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at his home. He was born June 19, 1955, in Chicago, Ill., son of Edward James Sr. and Dianne Theresa Sealander Dailey. He and Barbara Dianna Furlow were married March 2, 1985, at Chicago...
W.P. Wilson (09/07/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- W.P. Wilson, 66, of East Prairie died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 17, 1937, at Ridgely, Tenn., son of William and Mary Belle Moore Wilson. He and Dorothy Lee Faire were married in Feb. 1983...
Erwin Mueller (09/07/03)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Erwin T. Mueller, 80, of Farrar died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 1, 1923, in Farrar to Ernst H. and Bertha Katherine Luehrs Mueller. He married Wilma C. Lohmann on Oct. 19, 1947. He was a retired livestock and agricultural farmer, a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, the Salem Senior Servants, the Missouri Farm Bureau and American Legion Post 133. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Edith Middleton (09/08/03)
ADVANCE, MO. -- Edith Belle Middleton, 87, of Advance, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at the Advance Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 6, 1915, at Marston, Mo., daughter of John and Mary McCary Coffee. She and Brown Middleton Sr., were married March 5, 1937, and he died on June 15, 1967...
James Crites (09/08/03)
James Alfred Crites, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at his residence. He was born Jan. 24, 1927, at Vineland, Mo., son of Louis and Mary Hinton Crites. He and Bessie Mae Parsons were married June 14, 1952, at Piggott, Ark. A graduate of Cape Central High School, Crites served in the U.S. ...
Irene Dillow (09/08/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Irene Dillow, 83, of Dongola, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 20, 1920, at Jonesboro, daughter of P.D. and Zona Dillow. She and Ellis Dillow were married Dec. 31, 1943, at Jackson. He preceded her in death...
Hal Robertson (09/09/03)
Hal Franklin Robertson, 80, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ruby Ellis (09/09/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ruby Geraldine Ellis, 83, of Chaffee died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at Crystal Oak Care Center in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Jan. 31, 1920, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Buford Harrison and Iva Crites Fowler. She and Howard William Hopper were married in 1936. He died in 1938. She and James Parwin Ellis were married in 1948. He died in 1956...
Dwight Shackelford (09/09/03)
Dwight Dean Shackelford, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, from a heart attack at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born in Anderson County, S.C., son of William "Fred" and Mary Davis Shackelford. Shackelford was an associate professor in the English Department at Southeast Missouri State University. He had also taught at the University of South Carolina and Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., and Concord College in Princeton, W.Va...
Lester Rousseau (09/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lester G. "Les" Rousseau, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 13, 1918, in Perry County, Mo., son of Frank A. and Henrietta M. Klump Rousseau. Rousseau retired from the Lincoln-Mercury Division of Ford Motor Co. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, VFW Post 4282, American Legion Post 133, Amvets, Perryville Elks Lodge, and was a 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus...