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Obituaries from October 2003

Carrie Wright (10/31/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carrie Wright, 92, of Cairo, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born in Alexander County, Ill., Dec. 16, 1910. She was a bookkeeper at First Bank and Trust Co. in Cairo before her retirement in 1975...
Linda Williams (10/31/03)
Linda Kay Williams, 55, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 4, 1948, at Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Oliver A. and Beulah Barks Williams. Linda was a 1965 graduate of Delta High School. She was a loan officer at various loan companies in Cape Girardeau, worked 10 years as credit manager at the former Riverside Lumber Co., and eight years in the credit department at the former Atlas Plastics. ...
Lora Dean (10/31/03)
Lora Mae Dean, 78, of Sacramento, Calif., died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Klesner South Hospital in Sacramento. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Gloria Taylor (10/31/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gloria L. Taylor, 60, of Anna died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Jewell Mier (10/31/03)
Jewell Mier, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Howard Hardeman (10/31/03)
PATTON, Mo. -- The Rev. Howard D. Hardeman, 84, of Patton died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 3, 1919, at Gray Summit, Mo., son of Glen and Marion Evans Hardeman. He lived on the family farm where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 1937...
Elsie Hale (10/30/03)
Elsie V. Hale, 90, of Davie, Fla., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at God's Vip Senior Haven Ltd. in Davie. She was born July 26, 1913, in St. Louis, daughter of William O. and Nellie E. Criebaum Hale. Hale was formerly of Cape Girardeau, moving to Davie about seven years ago...
Infant Holden (10/30/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Infant girl Holden died shortly after birth Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her parents, Ryan and Sarah Watkins Holden of Dexter; paternal grandparents, Stephen Holden of Dexter, Sandy Cato of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandparents, Stephen and Susan Watkins of Dexter; paternal great-grandparents, Demp and Celeste Holden of Dexter, Ale and Betty Cato of Cape Girardeau; maternal great-grandparents, Ike and Pat Watkins and Floyd and Irene Hoffman, all of Dexter.. ...
Carolyn Hayes (10/30/03)
Carolyn A. Hayes, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 18, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James and Juanita Sherwood Hayes Jr. Carolyn was of the Catholic belief. Survivors include three best friends, Christine J. ...
Addie Bixler (10/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Addie Elizabeth Bixler, 89, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1914, in Braggadocio, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Effie Mae Ingram Hampton. She and Roy Bixler were married Sept. 15, 1932, in Caruthersville, Mo. He died Feb. 11, 1972...
Paul Blechle (10/30/03)
Paul Gene Blechle, 73, of Lakewood, Colo., died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at Kindred Hospital in Denver, Colo. He was born July 4, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of August and Katherine Pingel Blechle. He and Palmyra H. Keohokalole were married June 29, 1963, in Hawaii...
Mary Luchow (10/30/03)
Mary Rose Luchow, 82, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Preston Health Center in The Cypress of Hilton Head Island, S.C. She was born in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ernest and Della Miller. She married John Luchow more than 60 years ago. Luchow was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island...
Marie M. Robert (10/30/03)
Marie M. Robert of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at the age of 92 at the Lutheran Home. She was born in Kelso, Mo., Aug. 12, 1911, the daughter of Emil and Dora Welter Dohogne. She and Earl Robert were married June 2, 1936, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. He died June 23, 1993...
Pauline Frederick (10/29/03)
Pauline Frederick, 65, of Scott City died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at her home. She was born May 24, 1938, in West Lebanon, Ind., daughter of Robert Myron and Nellie Margaret Kennedy Gore. She and Donald Chester Frederick Sr. were married Aug. 31, 1957, in New Ulm, Germany. He died Sept. 16, 1983...
Lois Krauss (10/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lois Krauss, 87, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 12, 1916, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of the Rev. A.E. and Maude Owen Ray. She and Charles W. Krauss were married Jan. 11, 1933, in East Prairie. He died Oct. 5, 1998...
Allecia Hindman (10/29/03)
Allecia Dawn Hindman, 22, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at her home. She was born May 15, 1981, in New Roads, La., daughter of Kelly Hindman and Jacki McClure. Hindman was raised in Puxico, Mo., and was a 1999 graduate of Puxico High School. She was employed at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Clara Enderle (10/29/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Clara Caroline Enderle, 88, of Chaffee died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 12, 1915, at Chaffee, daughter of Killian and Ida Heisserer Glueck. She and Herbert P. Enderle were married Feb. 19,1946. He died Aug. 15, 1974...
Erlene Iezzi (10/29/03)
L. Erlene Iezzi, wife of Richard P. Iezzi of Delmont, Pa., departed this world Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Westmoreland Regional Hospital in Greensburg, Pa., at the age of 72. Lecy Erlene Howell, daughter of Perry Alfonzo and Edith Dockins Howell, was born Nov. 6, 1930, in Cape Girardeau. Following graduation from Central High School, she was employed as an X-ray technician...
Alberta Claussner (10/29/03)
Alberta Heise Claussner, 96, passed away at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Superior Care Nursing and Rehab in Paducah, Ky. She had resided at 221 Sycamore Drive since moving to Paducah in 1935. She was born March 2, 1907, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Albert G. and Katie Kimmich Heise. She was educated in the Cape Girardeau schools, graduating from Central High School...
James Webb (10/29/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- James D. Webb, 54, of Tamms died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Mercy Hospital Clermont in Batavia, Ohio. He was born March 20, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., son of Clinton Eugene and Marjorie Bufford Webb. He and Beverly Pierce were married Aug. 17, 1968...
Daniel Ing (10/29/03)
Daniel Lee Ing, 24, of Butler, Ind., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in an automobile accident in Butler. His mother, Nancy Raneri, also died in the accident. He was born July 20, 1979, in Cape Girar-deau, son of David Ing and Nancy Sides Raneri...
Nancy Raneri (10/29/03)
Nancy D. Raneri, 43, of Butler, Ind., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in an automobile accident in Butler. A son, Daniel Ing, was also killed in the accident. She was born Feb. 9, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Earl Sides and Carol Harris Antrup...
Tyrone Hook (10/28/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Tyrone Dale Hook, 41, of Dexter died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 15, 1962, in Michigan, son of Charles and Ann Wood Hook. He and Linda Bedwell were married May 25, 1990, at Essex, Mo...
Thurman Beeson (10/28/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thurman Beeson, 55, of Sikeston died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at his home. He was born April 17, 1948, in Sikeston, son of W.T. and Clera E. Littrell Beeson. Beeson had been a deputy with New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, a security guard at Noranda Aluminum, and owned and operated Thurman's MFA in New Madrid until retiring because of ill health. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church...
Clara Enderle (10/28/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Clara C. Enderle, 88, of Chaffee died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Dorris Lingle (10/28/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Dorris F. Lingle, 94, of Dongola died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at the Jonesboro Healthcare Center. He was born March 27, 1909, son of Charles and Erva McIntosh Lingle. Lingle was a lifetime member of Mount Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was retired from Armour Packing Co...
Lena Book (10/28/03)
Lena Chloe Book, 87, of Conway, Ark., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 2, 1916, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of Marion and Florence Cross Mills. She and Homer Book were married March 10, 1940, in Piggott, Ark. He died May 21, 1990...
Nancy Raneri (10/28/03)
Nancy D. Raneri, 43, of Butler, Ind., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in an automobile accident in Butler. A son, Daniel Ing, was also killed in the accident. She was born Feb. 9, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Earl and Carol Harris Sides...
James Webb (10/28/03)
James Webb, 54, of Tamms, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 25 at Mercy Hospital in Clermont in Batavia, Ohio. Arrangements are incomplete at Craig Funeral Home in Tamms.
Pamela Ingram (10/28/03)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Pamela Joy Ingram, 43, of Morley died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 2, 1960, in Orlando, Fla., daughter of Quentin C. and Joyce Faye Delk Ingram. Ingram was supervisor with TWA at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. She was a member of New Life Christian Center at Morley...
S.A. Gunter (10/28/03)
S.A. "Sam" Gunter, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 12, 1925, in Charleston, Mo., son of Samuel Adam and Maud Beatrice Martin Gunter. He and Audrey Withers were married July 4, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. She died June 25, 1996...
Pauline Frederick (10/28/03)
Pauline Frederick, 65, of Scott City, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at her home. She was born May 24, 1938, at West Lebonan, Ind., daughter of Robert Myron and Nellie Margaret Kennedy Gore. She and Donald Chester Frederick Sr. were married Aug. 31, 1957, in New Ulm, Germany. He died Sept. 16, 1983...
Raymond Ballard (10/28/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Raymond Lee Ballard, 71, of Chaffee died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 13, 1932, at Ridgeway, Mo., son of Raymond H. and Eula Kitchen Ballard. He and LaVern Wiedefeld were married Feb. 3, 1951...
James Stull (10/28/03)
James Winzelo Stull, 72, of St. Ann, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 17, 1931, at Gideon, Mo., son of Elvis D. and Omaleen Havens Stull. He and Mildred Marie Senn were married Nov. 1, 1952, in Cape Girardeau...
Robin Barks (10/28/03)
Graveside service for Robin Elizabeth Barks was held Sunday at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. The Rev. John Rice officiated. The infant was born and died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Wash. Survivors include her parents, Staff Sgt. ...
Daniel Ing (10/28/03)
Daniel Lee Ing, 24, of Butler, Ind., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in an automobile accident in Butler. His mother, Nancy Raneri, also died in the accident. He was born July 20, 1979, in Cape Girardeau, son of David and Nancy Sides Ing...
Carolin Julian (10/27/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Carolin Pauline Julian, 57, of Grassy, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at her residence. She was born May 7, 1946, at East Tawas, Mich., daughter of Paul and Dorothy Collins Dickerson. Julian was a dispatcher for a trucking company and a member of the Lutheran faith...
S.A. Gunter (10/27/03)
S.A. "Sam" Gunter, 78, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
George Hornberger (10/27/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- George Roy Hornberger, 77, of Cairo died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 12, 1926, at Cairo, son of Roy and Helen Porter Hornberger. He and his wife, Louise, were married for 38 years...
Kathy McLendon (10/27/03)
Kathy Sue McLendon, 45, of Shawneetown died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at her residence. She was born Nov. 15, 1957, at Shawneetown, daughter of Raymond "Lefty" and Helen Pfeiffer Hecht. McLendon worked in the packaging department at Gilster-Mary Lee in Perryville, Mo. She was a graduate of Jackson High School and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown...
Freda Becker (10/27/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Freda Pearl Murdock Becker, 82, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Oct. 18, 1921, in Maynard, Ark., daughter of Aubrey and Valda Kidd Templeton. She and Artrue Becker were married on July 15, 1974, at Sikeston...
Elsie Hale (10/26/03)
Elsie V. Hale, 90, of Cooper City, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at God's VIP Nursing Home in Davie, Fla. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Daniel Ing (10/26/03)
Daniel Ing, 24, formerly of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in Butler, Ind. Arrangements are pending at Lorberg Funeral Chapel.
Nancy Raneri (10/26/03)
Nancy Raneri, 43, formerly of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in Butler, Ind. Arrangements incomplete at Lorberg Funeral Chapel.
Milton Chaudoin (10/26/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Milton M. Chaudoin, 83, of Tamms died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at his home. He was born on Jan. 17, 1920, at Norton, Ill., son of Edgar and Avis Crawford Chaudoin. He owned Tri County Lumber Co. in Tamms. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge, a member of the VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Ill., and American Legion Post 179 of Villa Ridge, Ill...
Mary Livesay (10/26/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Ruth Livesay, 71, of Maryland Heights, Mo., formerly of Anna, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 23, 1932, at Anna, daughter of Frank and Mamie Martin Eaves. She and Eddie Dale were married Jan. 3, 1953, at Pocahontas, Ark...
Matthew Bond (10/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Matthew Lee Bond, 32, of Sikeston died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Dec. 15, 1970, at Sacramento, Calif., son of Joy and Danny Bond. He graduated from New Madrid County High School in 1990 and had been involved in Special Olympics...
David Williams (10/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- David Farrell Williams, 53, of Sikeston died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sikeston. He was born March 18, 1950, at Morley, Mo., son of Tillman and Esther Kell Williams. He was an electrician at Sikeston Power Plant. Williams was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints in Sikeston. Williams served in the U.S. Navy, where he obtained the rank of CM-2 construction mechanic...
Robin Carroll (10/26/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robin Dawn Carroll, 27, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born on Nov. 3, 1975, at Chester, Ill., daughter of Sharon Rabe Dees of Perryville, Mo., and Steve Amschler of Chester, Ill...
Elsie Koch (10/26/03)
Elsie Frieda Martha Koch, 89, of New Wells, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 13, 1913, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Max and Gertrude Muench Fritsche. She and Erwin Koch were married Nov. 6, 1937, at Farrar...
Josie Hersinger (10/26/03)
Josie Hersinger, 97, of Chaffee, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born June 15, 1906, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Edward Marion and Virginia Ellen Christian Vaughn. She and Joel Elwood Hersinger were married Oct. 27, 1933, at Benton, Mo. He died in 1964...
Carol Glastetter (10/26/03)
Carol Ann Glastetter, 43, of Scott City died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at her home. She was born Dec. 30, 1959, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of John Zeno and Dorothy Elizabeth Vandeven Glastetter. Carol was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso. She worked for V.I.P. Industries...
Elsie Koch (10/25/03)
Elsie Frieda Martha Koch, 89, of New Wells died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Juanita Huber (10/25/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Juanita L. Huber, 85, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 7, 1918, in Franklin County, Mo., daughter of Sydney Martin and Mary Rose Speidel Bardot. She and Clyde F. Huber were married Sept. 2, 1950, in St. Louis. He died April 15, 1979...
Gertrude O'Hara (10/25/03)
Gertrude O'Hara, 97, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Feb. 12, 1906, in Wickliffe, Ky., daughter of Marshall Henry and Lillie Virginia Riley Rollins. She and Michael Leo O'Hara were married Feb. 25, 1936, in St. Charles, Mo. He died April 1, 1954...
Wayne Bigham (10/25/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Wayne Bigham, 59, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1944, in Cairo, Ill., son of Lawrence Henry and Orpha Lesar Bigham Sr. He married Sue Pearson. Bigham was a carpenter. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Dennis, Kevin and Brian Bigham of Olive Branch; two stepdaughters, Vicky Hubbard and Mary Dock of Ozark, Mo.; six sisters, Clara Wilson of Roxana, Ill., Beulah Morgan of Olive Branch, Billie Hayden and Helen Bigham of Cape Girardeau, Phyllis Stevenson of Barlow, Ky., Barbara Shipman of Arcadia, Mo.; three brothers, Johnny and Clarence Bigham of Olive Branch, Bobby Bigham of Tamms, Ill.; and two grandsons.. ...
Louis Picou (10/25/03)
Louis I. Picou, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born May 25, 1915, in Berwick, La., son of Louis J. and Edna R. Lodriguez Picou. He and Drucille L. Hinton were married Oct. 14, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
Ronald Harris (10/24/03)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Ronald "Ronnie" Harris, 60, of Matthews died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Sept. 11, 1943, at Morley, Mo., son of Levi Clifton and Dolly Erladean Harris. He and Bonny McConnell were married June 7, 1968...
Scott Jerls (10/24/03)
Scott W. Jerls, 27, of Eureka, Mont., died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, in Eureka from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born Sept. 30, 1976, in Woodstock, Ill., son of Jerry and Mary Allen Jerls. Jerls was a graduate of Bloomfield High School at Bloomfield, Mo. He was employed by Chupp Concrete and Construction in Eureka...
Maye Bradshaw (10/24/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Maye Bradshaw, 93, of Thebes died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. She was born June 15, 1910, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of William Willie and Josephine Henderson Sams. She married Johnnie E. Bradshaw, who died March 3, 1987...
Etta Keesee (10/24/03)
Etta Wanda Keesee, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 5, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Willis and Mattie Ford Reed. She and Frank Keesee were married Oct. 7, 1933, in Cape Girardeau. He died July 5, 1999...
Martha Farmer (10/24/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Martha A. Farmer, 65, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Sept. 2, 1938, in Olive Branch, Ill., daughter of Francis Marion and Susie Jane Markle Jackson. She married Billy J. Farmer...
Wayne Bigham (10/24/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Wayne Bigham, 59, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Chappius (10/24/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen A. Chappius, 64, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, in Perryville. She was born July 15, 1939, in Perryville, daughter of George and Lenora Meyer Bergman. She and John J. Chappius were married Oct. 25, 1958. Chappius was a bookkeeper at Liberty Glass Co. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, and AmVets Auxiliary...
Dorothy Tucker (10/24/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dorothy Marie Tucker, 72, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at her home. She was born May 7, 1931, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Henry Clay and Mary Edith Buchanon Baker. She and James William Tucker were married Feb. 25, 1961. He died Feb. 6, 2002...
Robert Hudson (10/24/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert E. Hudson, 82, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born March 4, 1921, in Perry County, son of Clarence Robert and Flora J. Rimboch Hudson. He and Bertha E. Murray were married Nov. 30, 1940...
Mary Hume (10/24/03)
Mary E. Hume, 61, of Jackson died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at her home. She was born June 2, 1942, in St. Louis. She and John P. "Jack" Hume Sr. were married Aug. 15, 1959. They celebrated 44 years of marriage in August. Mary was a member of Shawnee Hills Baptist Church in Jackson. She enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, and listening to southern gospel music...
Ruby Morie (10/24/03)
ARNOLD, Mo. -- Ruby J. Sanders Morie, 68, of Arnold was baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003. She was born Dec. 14, 1934, in Salem, Ark. She was the wife of John L. Morie; mother of Keith (Kathy) Morie, Monica Cordray; grandmother of Kyle, Jonathon, Karli and Benjamin; sister of Norman (Gloria) Floyd, Kathy Kluth, Sue (Leonard) Eatherton, Arney (Carolyn) Sanders; sister-in-law of Herb (Esther) Morie, Dorothy (Bernard) Kluesner, Larry (Carol) Morie; also aunt, great-aunt, cousin, and friend.. ...
Flora Miller (10/24/03)
Flora L. Miller, 89, of Greenville, N.C., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003. She was born Oct. 2, 1914, at Tilsit, Mo., daughter of William A. and Mathilde Zeller Pensel. She and William Jack McClendon were married Nov. 25, 1933. He died Dec. 25, 1944, while serving in Europe during World War II. On Oct. 10, 1946, she married Lowery B. Miller, who was a teacher, coach and businessman in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Oct. 31, 1992. To them were born two children...
Helen Inman (10/24/03)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Helen Corlie Inman, 79, of Kennett died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 5, 1924, in Bono, Ark., daughter of Dan and Mary Hargroves Goodrich. She and Kenneth Inman were married June 28, 1941, at Kennett. He died March 19, 2001...
Gertrude O'Hara (10/24/03)
Gertrude O'Hara, 97, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Feb. 12, 1906, in Wickliffe, Ky., daughter of Marshall Henry and Lillie Virginia Riley Rollins. She and Michael Leo O'Hara were married Feb. 25, 1936, in St. Charles, Mo. He died April 1, 1954...
Jill Potts (10/23/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Jill K. Potts, 49, of Villa Ridge died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at the home of her mother in Urbandale, Ill. She was born June 14, 1954, daughter of Duard and Sarah Lucille Lang Mohundro. She married Jerry A. Potts. Potts was a member of Community Chapel Church in Urbandale...
Roger Schlitt (10/23/03)
Roger Schlitt, 49, of New Haven, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at the home of his mother in Greeneville, Tenn. He was born Feb. 11, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, son of John A. and Betty Schlitt. Schlitt was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He was a self-employed business manager...
Darius Mowell (10/23/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Darius "Skeeter" Mowell, 68, of Anna, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at Anna City Care Center. He was born Aug. 16, 1935, in Dongola, Ill., son of William and Zelma Lentz Mowell. Mowell worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. more than 20 years, and attended the Church of Christ...
Scott Jerls (10/23/03)
Scott Jerls, 27, of Eureka, Mont., died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, in Eureka. He was formerly of Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Christopher Thompson (10/23/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Christopher Lashawn Thompson, 28, of Tamms died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, from injuries received in an automobile accident near Olive Branch, Ill. Friends may call Saturday at Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church in Sandusky, Ill., from 10 a.m. until time of service...
June Crenshaw (10/23/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- June Crenshaw, 62, of Advance died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 1, 1941, at Mesler, Mo., daughter of John L. and Irene Jones Davis. Crenshaw was a machine operator 20 years at Arvin Meritor in Dexter, Mo. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene and United Auto Workers Local in Dexter...
Stephen Hileman (10/23/03)
Stephen Jon Hileman, 53, of Murray, Ky., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert Lee and Marjourie Hileman. Hileman was a member of the Elks Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include a daughter, Erica Posey of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Rob Hileman of Denair, Calif.; and a grandson...
Grace Meehan (10/23/03)
Grace Meehan, 100, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at Jackson Residential Care. She was born Jan. 13, 1903, at Fredericktown, Mo., daughter of Napoleon and Carolyn Barber Whitner. She and Howard Meehan were married Nov. 5, 1921. He died May 31, 1957...
Mary Hume (10/23/03)
Mary E. Hume, 61, of Jackson, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at her home. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Lenore Peterson (10/23/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lenore A. Peterson, 88, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 2, 1915, in Forest Lake, Minn., daughter of Pris and Christine Neveaux Peloquin. She and Carl Peterson were married May 14, 1936, in Forest Lake...
William Gray Jr. (10/22/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- William Gray Jr., 71, of Tamms died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, at his home. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Stephen Hileman (10/22/03)
Stephen Jon Hileman, 53, of Murray, Ky., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at his home. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Fritzie Jenkins (10/22/03)
Fritzie Faye Jenkins, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at Life Care Center. She was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Fond du Lac, Wis., daughter of John F. and Ruth E. Lyneis Touchette. She and Lt. Col. Carey B. Jenkins were married July 7, 1946, at Fort Francis E. Warren, Wyo. He died Jan. 23, 1964...
Tucker Jones (10/22/03)
Tucker Jones, 19, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, from injuries received in a motorcycle accident in Jackson. His sister, Krystal Jones, also died in the accident. He was born July 30, 1984, in Creston, Iowa, son of Harold and Victoria Skinner Jones...
Krystal Jones (10/22/03)
Krystal Jones, 16, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, in a motorcycle accident in Jackson. Her brother, Tucker Jones, also died in the accident. She was born Dec. 25, 1986, in Smithville, Mo., daughter of Harold and Victoria Skinner Jones. Jones was a student at Jackson High School, was an all-star cheerleader and competed in track, basketball and softball. She was formerly of Elgin, Okla...
Pauline Evans (10/22/03)
Pauline Charlotte Evans, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Luther Eugene and Edna Mae Tucker Allen. She and Monroe Evans Jr. were married Oct. 8, 1945, at Morley, Mo. He died Aug. 6, 1975...
Christine Bost (10/22/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Christine Bost, 76, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born June 16, 1927, in Jonesboro, daughter of Clarence A. and Virgie Bass Tweedy. She and Elmer R. Adams were married Aug. 26, 1946. He preceded her in death...
Gary Bittle (10/22/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gary L. Bittle, 52, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 6, 1951, in Anna, son of Howard and Pauline Frick Bittle. Bittle attended Shawnee Community College and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He was a mental health technician at Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center. He was a member of First Baptist Church...
Glenda Hahn (10/22/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Glenda Faye Hahn, 62, of Chaffee passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003. She was born June 6, 1941, in Chaffee, daughter of Lawrence Joseph and Jessie Rozina Bailey Glency. She married Jerry Lee Hahn Feb. 15, 1958. Glenda was very active in trail riding and showed horses many years. She worked at Sports Specialty Shoe Co. before she worked at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee 30 years, retiring in February 1996...
Pearl Turner (10/22/03)
Pearl Mae Turner, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 3, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lester and Ruth Mae Seabaugh Loberg. She first married Louis Brune in 1938 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1966. She later married Robert Turner, who also preceded her in death...
Kathryn McCormack (10/22/03)
Kathryn Lee McCormack, 46, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 3, 1957, in Kirkwood, Mo., daughter of Ivan and Alice Johnson Myers. McCormack was a 1975 graduate of Meadow Heights High School at Patton, Mo. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University...
Orman Winn Jr. (10/22/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Orman "Junior" Winn Jr., 70, of Olive Branch died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Nov. 17, 1932, in Marion, Ill., son of Orman and Sibyl Chamness Winn. He and Norma Isom were married April 2, 1955...
LaVona Myers (10/22/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- LaVona Myers, 94, of Cairo died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 19, 1909, in Berkley, Ky., daughter of George and Melissa Dycus Blackburn. She married Barney F. Myers, who died in 1983...
Raymond Garrett (10/21/03)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Raymond Kenneth Garrett, 76, of Murphysboro died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Dec. 16, 1926, in Anna, son of Otis and Iva Ann Boyer Garrett. He and Frances Brimm were married Aug. 30, 1946, in Piggott, Ark...
Everett Gentry (10/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Everett Anthony "Candy Man" Gentry, 77, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born June 21, 1926, in Mound City, Ill., son of Everett A. and Geneva Lewis Gentry Sr. He and Mary Allene Barnwell were married Sept. 27, 1943, at Charleston, Mo...
Earl Bisher (10/21/03)
Earl A. Bisher, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at his home. He was born July 31, 1934, at Oran, Mo., son of Joseph and Annie Baundendistal Bisher. He and Shirley Blechle were married July 8, 1961, in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Bisher attended Guardian Angel Grade School and Oran High School at Oran...
Charles Ivester (10/21/03)
Charles "Marty" Ivester, 56, of Riverdale, Utah, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at Dolly Varden Mine in Nevada. He was born Sept. 25, 1947, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Jewell and Connie Ivester. He and Cheryl Mae Graham were married May 11, 1967, in Poplar Bluff...
T.J. LaPlant (10/21/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- T.J. LaPlant, 73, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Barnes Ridge community, Mo., son of John William and Anna Combs LaPlant. LaPlant had worked for Little Construction. He was a member of Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114 and Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319...
Xavier Tribout (10/21/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Xavier Michael Tribout was stillborn Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Brandi Ranee Shreve and John August Tribout of Olive Branch; maternal grandparents, Walter Shreve and Sheila Shreve of Olive Branch; paternal grandparents, August Tribout and Victoria Tribout of Tamms, Ill.; maternal great-grandparents, Bill and Dorothy Parker of Olive Branch, paternal great-grandparents, Marion Tribout and Gus Tribout of Tamms; and maternal great-great-grandmother, Ida Prosser of Olive Branch.. ...
Jack Rushin (10/20/03)
Jack D. Rushin, 68, of Jackson, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 25, 1935, in Harvell, Mo., son of Robert and Millie Rice Rushin. He married Marjorie West in 1956. He and Pat Auer Maloney were married April 21, 1979...
Dalton Kissiar (10/20/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Dalton Wade Kissiar, 2-months-old, of Tamms, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at his home. Kissiar was born Aug. 5, 2003, at Carbondale, Ill., son of Anthony Kissiar and Kandi Ramage. He is survived by his parents; one brother, Marshall Clayton Ramage; one sister, Victoria Michelle Ramage; maternal grandmother, Julie Butler of Anna, Ill.; maternal grandfather, Ronnie Pind of Anna; paternal grandparents, Larry and Carolyn Kissiar of Tamms; and maternal great-grandparents Jim and Monica Pind of Jonesboro, Ill.. ...
Earl Bisher (10/20/03)
Earl A. Bisher, 69, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at his residence. He was born July 31, 1934, at Oran, Mo., son of Joseph and Annie Baudendistal Bisher. He and Shirley Blechle were married July 8, 1961, at Cape Girar-deau. Bisher attended St. ...
Shannon Kelley (10/20/03)
Shannon Wallace Kelley, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sunday, Jan. 28, 1923, at West Eminence, Mo., son of Claude A. and Anna Griffith Kelley. He and Eva Ikerman were married Aug. 3, 1946, at Cape Girar-deau...
Ralph Denton (10/19/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Ralph Denton, 85, of Thebes died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at Ratcliff Care Center. He was born June 21, 1918, at Thebes, son of Arthur and Grace Bracken Denton. He was a logger and farmer. Survivors include a sister, Elsie VanMeter of Cairo, Ill...
Earl Bisher (10/19/03)
Earl Bisher, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Jack Rushin (10/19/03)
Jack D. Rushin, 68, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 28 at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson. Burial will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
John Bethel (10/19/03)
John "Buddy Bethel, 63, of Scott City died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, in Scott City. He was born Sept. 25, 1940, at Wardell, Mo., son of John and Pearl Muse Bethel. He and Phyllis Gale Finney were married March 31, 1987, in Nappanee, Ind. Survivors include his wife; a son, Scott Bethel of Edwardsburg, Mich.; a daughter, Julie Bethel of Goshen, Ind.; a brother, Jerry Bethel of Milford, Ind.; three sisters, Christine Lozier of Nappanee, Chestine Allison of Fisk, Mo., Delores Elliot of Beloit, Ill.; a granddaughter; and a great-grandchild.. ...
Joe Tidwell (10/19/03)
Samuel Joe Tidwell, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 11, 1934, at Cape Girardeau, son of Willam F. and Rose Robinson Tidwell. He and Verna Ates were married Jan. 17, 1959 at Cape Girardeau...
Elsie Wyatt (10/19/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elsie N. Wyatt, 86, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at St. Marys Health Center in Jefferson City, Mo. She was born Feb. 13, 1917, in Scott County, daughter of Walter and Ethel Duke Nelson. She and James Wyatt were married Oct. 13, 1934, in Scott County. He died in August 1957...
Virginia Harmon (10/18/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Virginia Mae Harmon, 84, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 23, 1918, at Fredericktown, Mo., daughter of Pearl and Ida Mae Henson Marshall. She and Edgar Harmon were married Dec. 22, 1934. He died Oct. 19, 1972...
Earl Fox (10/18/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Earl Eugene Fox, 75, of Tamms died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Dec. 26, 1927, at Thebes, Ill., son of George and Minnie Mae Blythe Fox. Fox was formerly of Scott City. Survivors include a brother, Ralph Fox of Scopus, Mo., and a sister, Freida Fox of Jonesboro, Ill...
Krystal Jones (10/18/03)
Krystal Leah Jones, 16, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, in a motorcycle accident on Greensferry Road in Jackson. Her brother, Tucker Ryan Jones, 19, also died in the accident. Robbins Funeral Home in Fletcher, Okla., is in charge of arrangements...
Chester Ivester (10/18/03)
Chester "Marty" Ivester, 56, of Riverdale, Utah, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at Dolly Varden Mine in Nevada. He was born Sept. 25, 1947, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Jewell and Connie Ivester. He and Cheryl Mae Graham were married May 11, 1967, in Poplar Bluff...
Irvin Martin (10/18/03)
Irvin Arnold Martin, 69, of Illiopolis, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Ill. He was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Scott City, son of Edward Joseph and Ellen Virginia Smith Martin. He and Mary Ellen Rievley were married Dec. 24, 1960, at Chaffee, Mo...
Tucker Jones (10/18/03)
Tucker Ryan Jones, 19, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, in a motorcycle accident on Greensferry Road in Jackson. His sister, Krystal Leah Jones, 16, also died in the accident. Robbins Funeral Home in Fletcher, Okla., is in charge of arrangements...
Norman Brainer (10/18/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Norman William Brainer, 73, of Benton died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at his home. He was born March 11, 1930, in Louisville, Ky., son of Clarence and Catherine Roehrig Brainer. He and Margaret "Fay" Wilson were married April 15, 1978, in East Prairie, Mo...
William Wilson (10/18/03)
HARVIELL, Mo. -- William "Duggie" Wilson, 82, of the Harviell area passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He had been in declining health the past year. Mr. Wilson, son of John D. and Willa Ella Roberts Wilson, was born June 28, 1921, at Cline's Island, near Essex, Mo...
Everett L. Holley Sr. (10/13/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Everett L. Holley Sr., 72, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at his residence in Charleston. He was born Oct. 26, 1930, at Patton, Mo., son of George and Mildred Meisser Holley. He and Patsy McDaniel were married on Sept. 26, 1948...
Donald Kielhofner (10/05/03)
Donald Lee Kielhofner, 52, of Advance died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at the family home. He was born Nov. 8, 1950 at Cape Girardeau, son to Albert Leo and Georgia Anna Bucher Kielhofner. He and Donna Gleuck were married on Nov. 11, 1995. Kielhofner was a farmer and co-owner of Ever Ready Electric in Malden, Mo...
Nicholas Bohnert (10/17/03)
Nicholas Lloyd Bohnert, 15 days, of Crawfordsville, Ark., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Sept. 30, 2003, in Memphis, son of Kevin and Dona Bohnert. Survivors include his parents of Crawfordsville; a brother, Logan Bohnert of the home; grandparents, Lloyd and Shirley Bohnert of Cape Girardeau, and Hilda Hajek of Tuscaloosa, Ala...
Minnie Bush (10/09/03)
Minnie O. Bush, 93, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 12, 1910, at Kurreville, Mo., daughter of Louis and Wilhelmine Haupt Schmidt. She and Charley Bush were married March 20, 1954. He died Jan. 1, 1961...
Ethel Goines (10/07/03)
Ethel V. Goines, 86, of Jonesboro, Ill., formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born Jan. 9, 1917, the daughter of Robie and Minnie Ramage Dunn. She married A.C. Goines and he preceded her in death on March 27, 1967...
Thelma Kies (10/07/03)
Thelma Juanita Chron Kies, 82, passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at the Lutheran Home, where she had resided for several years. She was born Sept. 2, 1921, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of William and Dessie Sitzes Chron. She was married to William J. Kies Jr. Dec. 11, 1942. To them were born two sons, Joseph and Jim. They made their home in Cape Girardeau...
Lois Horn (10/07/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lois Lavern Horn, 73, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born July 6, 1930, in Risco, Mo., daughter of Benjamin and Linda Mae Blevins Sanders. She and Wesley A.D. Horn were married in 1947. He died in May 1986...
J.D. Castleberry (10/07/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jesse D. "Pete" Castleberry, 92, of Sikeston died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Mo. He was born Feb. 7, 1911, in Pangburn, Ark., son of Clayton Carroll and Viola King Castleberry. He and Letha Geraldine Andres were married Oct. 11, 1930, in Sikeston. She died Jan. 20, 1989...
Olga Casper (10/07/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Olga Ruth "Babe" Casper, 88, of Mesquite, Texas, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Lake Point Hospital in Rowlett, Texas. She was born Feb. 16, 1915, in Mounds, daughter of Clyde and Flossie Chance Titus. She married Wesley Casper, who preceded her in death in 1964...
Nelbert Geringer (10/07/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nelbert H. Geringer, 86, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 31, 1917, at Biehle, Mo., son of August and Mary Werth Geringer. He and Alma B. Wingerter were married May 17, 1945. She died Nov. 5, 2002...
Georgia Conner (10/07/03)
Georgia Dorothy Conner, 87, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at Potosi Manor Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 22, 1916, in Chester, Ill., daughter of George and Dora Ebers Hoffman. She and Patrick Conner were married May 14, 1940. He died Sept. 22, 1994...
William Jackson Sr. (10/07/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Arnold Jackson Sr., 83, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Jan. 31, 1920, in Paducah, Ky., son of Ewen Owen and Edith Mitchell Jackson. Jackson was a welder with Pipefitters Local 203 in Denver, Colo., 45 years, retiring in 1982...
Nelson Patrick (10/07/03)
Nelson Patrick, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Elma Smith (10/06/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Elma Chandler Smith, 81, of Ullin, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at City Care Center in Anna. She was born Jan. 16, 1922, in Wheeling, W. Va., daughter of Daniel and Creasie Amos Starcher. She married Oscar Chandler, who preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 1975. She later married Herbert Smith, who preceded her in death in Jan. 1989...
Madge Abernathy (10/05/03)
Madge Abernathy, 90, of Bethany Lutheran Village in Centerville, Ohio, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Kettering Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 28, 1913, in Oran, Mo., daughter of Theodore and Ethel Davis Obermiller. She and Sterling H. Abernathy were married July 26, 1945, in Little Rock, Ark...
Helen Meyer (10/05/03)
Helen A. Meyer, 92, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at The Lutheran Home. She was born March 14, 1911, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Julius Henry and Lulu Windeknecht Meyer. Meyer was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church and a former member of the drama club there...
James Rich (10/07/03)
James Frederick "Fred" Rich, 81, of Cobden died at 2 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at his home. He was born May 1, 1922, in Cobden, son of Lyman and Rose Kendall Rich. He and Louise Tripp were married Aug. 24, 1942, in Cape Girar-deau. Rich is survived by his wife; four children, Kay and husband Lloyd Kimmich-Choate of Cape Girardeau, Judy and husband Ron Casper of Cobden, Leta Rose and husband Blayne Smith of Cobden, Becky and husband John Oakley of Draffenville, Ky. ...
Ernestine Lence (10/08/03)
Ernestine Davis Lence, 83, of Anna, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at her home. She was born March 18, 1920, in Cobden, Ill., to the late Ernest Davis and Cecil Vespa Casper Davis. She married Albert "Barney" Lence Jan. 17, 1945, in Coronado, Calif. He preceded her in death Jan. 11, 2000...
Paul Jones (10/08/03)
Paul F. Jones, 95, of Cape Girardeau, and formerly of Alto Pass, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Alto Pass.
Paul Jones (10/09/03)
Paul F. Jones, 95, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Alto Pass, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 29, 1908 in Millersville, Mo., to James Franklin and Myrtle Talley Jones. He married Adelaide I. Friese April 17, 1938, in Ilmo, Mo...
Geraldine Green (10/09/03)
Geraldine Marie Green, 82, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Monticello House. She was born March 3, 1921, in Willow Springs, Mo., daughter of Jesse Lee and Eva Marie Waggoner Curtis. She and Herbert Lee Green were married April 17, 1942. He died Nov. 3, 1981...
Elsie Fulbright (10/09/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elsie Fulbright, 91, of Pevely, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at the home of a son in Pevely. She was born June 26, 1912, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Hunter and Barbara James Cook. She and Charles T. Fulbright were married Sept. 20, 1931. He died March 2, 1979...
Nelson Patrick (10/08/03)
Nelson D. Patrick, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 8, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of William and Lorene Scherf Patrick. He and Geraldine "Jerry" Froemsdorf were married Nov. 15, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Young (10/08/03)
Mary Louise Young, 82, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was formerly of Dexter, Mo. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home at Dexter is in charge of arrangements.
Lois Hedrick (10/08/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lois W. Hedrick, 85, of Leawood, Kan., formerly of Sikeston, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, in Overland Park, Kan. She was born June 5, 1918, at her home in Ocean, Md., daughter of Thomas and Isabella Williams. She and Walter Hedrick were married Oct. 10, 1942...
Minnie Bush (10/08/03)
Minnie Bush, 93, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Delmar Alcorn Sr. (10/08/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Delmar H. Alcorn Sr., 82, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 18, 1921, in Pyletown, Mo., son of Ellis K. and Wrista Fulkerson Alcorn. He and Helen Marie Wyman were married Dec. 30, 1939. She died Nov. 19, 1981...
J.R. James Jr. (10/08/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jacob Rance "J.R." James Jr., 85, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 24, 1918, at Kennett, Mo., son of Jacob Rance and Ella Mae Davis James Sr. He and Velma Ruth Hinton were married May 16, 1941, at Flat River, Mo...
Robert McKinney (10/08/03)
MARSTON, Mo. -- Robert McKinney, 88, of Marston died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 6, 1914, in Como, Miss. McKinney had lived in Missouri 43 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include two daughters, Lora Thomas of Lilbourn, Mo., Carol Triblett of Sikeston; two stepdaughters, Delores Burton of St. ...
Henry Mathis (10/08/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Henry Mitchell "Beaver" Mathis, 38, of Sikeston died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003. He was born July 31, 1965, in Turrell, Ark., son of Elbert Lee and Jodie Freeman Mathis. Survivors include two sons, Scotty and DeCoda Mathis of Lilbourn, Mo.; his mother and stepfather, Jodie and Bill Sprous of Sikeston; two brothers, John and Hollis Mathis of Sikeston...
Henry Wolfe (10/08/03)
Henry Franklin Wolfe, 80, of Allenville died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Jefferson Barracks VA Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 28, 1923, at Portageville, Mo., son of Charles Ernest and Mary Ann Ourth Wolfe. He and Wanda Jewell Bishop were married Feb. 20, 1946. She died Aug. 24, 2003...
Orville L. Grim (10/05/03)
Major Orville L. Grim, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, 78, of Cape Girardeau, died Oct. 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. The cause of death was injuries sustained in a fall. He was born Feb. 27, 1925, in Leora, Mo., son of James and Mary Ona Grim. He was married to Wanda Hopper on January 10, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. He was a member and Sunday School teacher at Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church, a life member of VFW Post 3838 and a member of American Legion Post 63...
Adria Meyr (10/04/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Adria Anne Meyr, 23, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Va. She was born April 27, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Glen M. and Corliss Grossheider Meyr. As a youth she was active in scouting, 4-H, school activities and community sports. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee and church youth group...
Bess Kohrumel (10/04/03)
Bess Kohrumel, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the age of 96. She was born Nov. 5, 1906, in St. Louis, daughter of Fred and Blanche Elworthy. She and Eugene Kohrumel were married Aug. 20, 1924, in St. Louis...
Bernhardt Lang (10/03/03)
Bernhardt H. "Bern" Lang, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 20, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, son of Hugo and Anna Mae Fischer Lang. He and Marjorie Gohn were married Nov. 19, 1948, in Hernando, Miss. She died March 29, 1991...
Mary McMillion (10/03/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Mary Marjorie Beatrice McMillion, 88, of Bloomfield died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo. She was born April 11, 1915, in Aquilla, Mo., daughter of Edgar and Eady Scism Harper. He and Reble Aaron McMillion were married in 1933. He died Dec. 2, 1980...
Ralph Newell (10/03/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ralph Newell, 58, of Tamms died suddenly Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at his home. Friends may call at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Saturday at Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Wickliffe, Ky., from noon to service time...
Adria Meyr (10/03/03)
Adria Anne Meyr, 23, of Chaffee, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003 at Loudoun County Hospital in Leesburg, Va. Arrangements are incomplete with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Stephanie Camp (10/03/03)
Stephanie Camp, 44, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, in an automobile accident in Red Bud, Ill. She was born July 8, 1959, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Lynn E. and Helen V. Friess Morrison. Camp was a graduate of Jackson High School. Survivors include a son, David Camp of state of Oklahoma; a daughter, Erica Camp of Jackson; her parents of Fruitland; two brothers, Charlie Morrison of Jackson, Bill Morrison of state of Texas; and a sister, Chris Trierweiler of Jackson...
Edward Shumaker Sr. (10/02/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Edward Earl Shumaker Sr., 80, of Villa Ridge died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was born May 14, 1923, in Villa Ridge, son of Dr. W.E. and Floy Bour Shumaker. He and Emma Francine East were married June 6, 1944, in Osceola, Ark. She died May 22, 2003...
Elnora Grah (10/02/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Elnora M. Grah, 92, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 28, 1911, in Jackson County, daughter of Harry and Elizabeth Kraft Lindsey. Grah was a cook more than 15 years with Nilo Boat Co. She was a member of Anna Moose Lodge, and VFW Auxiliary to Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau...
Mignon Boge (10/02/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mignon Grace Sivcovich Boge, 87, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at El-Nathan Home in Marble Hill. She was born Feb. 24, 1915. She was the wife of the late Joseph Boge. Survivors include two stepdaughters, Nancy Ketterer of California and Gweneth Schwab of Bolivia; four brothers, Miran Sivcovich of California, Dave Sivcovich and Paul Sivcovich of St. Louis and Oliver Sivcovich of North Carolina...
Cecelia McBride (10/01/03)
Cecelia McBride, 93, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, in Bangor, Maine. Survivors include two daughters, Ces Wittmer of Cape Girardeau, Martha Loveless of Reno, Nev.; a son, Marv Toleson of Old Town, Maine; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter...
LaVonne Bess (10/01/03)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- LaVonne Bess, 71, of Poplar Bluff died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Bess, the daughter of the late Russell Wayman and Lillie Belle Azbill Lewis, was born Nov. 28, 1931, in Wildersville, Tenn...
Helen Corvick (10/01/03)
Helen Louise Corvick, 74, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 13, 1929, at Illmo, Mo., daughter of Roscoe and Vesta Rendleman Webb. She and Lloyd John Corvick Sr. were married March 15, 1948, in Scott City. He died June 15, 2002...
Inez Rainwater (10/01/03)
Inez N. Rainwater, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, at Lifecare Center. She was born Dec. 2, 1906, in Wayne County, Mo., daughter of William and Mollie Belle Eads Ward. She and Herbert G. Rainwater were married April 20, 1924, in Wayne County. He preceded her in death in September 1974...
Loretta Clippard (10/03/03)
Loretta Maud Clippard, 103, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at Jackson Manor. She was born Jan. 3, 1900, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Emory and Martha Elizabeth Davenport Delph. She and Seibert Hartle Clippard were married Sept. 2,1924, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died Nov. 17, 1970...
Cape police report 10/4/03 (10/04/03)
Cape Girardeau Saturday, Oct. 4 The following items were released by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Arrests do not imply guilt. Arrests Bradley R. Miller, 27, of Advance, Mo., was arrested Thursday for possession of drug paraphernalia...
Orville Grim (10/04/03)
Retired Army Maj. Orville L. Grim, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Janet Hopkins officiating...
Roma Merritt (10/04/03)
Roma M. Merritt, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1910, in Providence, Ky., daughter of Charlie and Katherine McNeely Winstead. She and George "Bob" Merritt were married Dec. 24, 1926, in Dixon, Ky. He died June 1, 1995...
Mary Pittman (10/04/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary E. Pittman, 89, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 28, 1914, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., daughter of David and Cora Hahn Holmes. She and Ivroy J. Pittman were married July 21, 1930. He died July 7, 2002...
Essie Cooper (10/04/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Essie Leah Cooper, 95, of Marble Hill died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Elder Care. She was born Feb. 16, 1908, at Lutesville, daughter of Andrew and Eva Ann Settle Englehart. She and Robert E. Cooper were married March 29, 1930. He died April 16, 1983...
Jerry Bone (10/04/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jerry Lynn Bone, 67, of Charleston died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 19, 1935, in Charleston, son of Jack and Helen Brown Bone. He and Judith Ann Mohundro were married April 21, 1962. Bone was a carrier with U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, VFW Post 4294, and the former Charleston Jaycees...
Ralph Newell (10/04/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ralph "Newly" Newell, 58, of Tamms died suddenly Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1944, in Cairo, Ill., son of Henry Lee and Virtie May Warren Newell. He married Brenda Hazelwood. Newell retired as a foreman with Illinois Department of Transportation, where he worked 32 years. He was a member of Wickliffe Gospel Tabernacle Church in Wickliffe, Ky., Missionary Navajo Indians, and Teamsters Union...
Jerald Washer (10/04/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jerald "Jerry" Washer, 55, of Charleston died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born March 22, 1948, in Wyatt, Mo., son of Charles Pope and Mattie Lou Barber Washer. Washer had lived in Mississippi County most of his life, and was a deckhand...
Helen Meyer (10/04/03)
Helen Meyer, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Leroy Wunderlich (10/04/03)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Leroy Edward Wunderlich, 86, of Altenburg died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 22, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo and Lydia Hunt Wunderlich. He and Eleonora Palisch were married Jan. 23, 1945. Wunderlich was a farmer, and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg...
Leonard Carroll (10/04/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Leonard N. Carroll, 84, of Chaffee died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at his home. He was born June 14, 1919, at Vanduser, Mo., son of William and Loretta Miller Carroll. He and Ruth B. Nations were married Oct. 12, 1946, in Mayfield, Ky. Carroll was a retired farmer, and retired from Carpenters Local 1770 in Cape Girar-deau. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg, Mo., and its St. Joseph Sodality, DAV Chapter 16 in Cape Girardeau, and Morley VFW Post 5368...
Helen Dodds (10/04/03)
Helen Dodds, 88, of Waterford, Mich., died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003. She was born Nov. 19, 1914, in Franklin, Tenn., daughter of John Adam and Alvina Bleckwendt Inman. She first married Rudolph Sebastian in Missouri. He preceded her in death. She later married John Dodds in Michigan. He also preceded her in death...
Delbert Lingle (10/04/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Delbert D. Lingle, 90, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 23, 1912, in Dongola, Ill., the son of Charles and Eva McIntosh Lingle. He married Violet Sheffer on Feb. 8, 1933. She survives...
Albert Brucker (10/04/03)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Albert Michael Brucker, 93, of Perkins died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Hershal Wagoner (10/01/03)
ORAN, Mo. -- Hershal Ray Wagoner, 83, of Oran died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at the family home in Oran. He was born in Blodgett, Mo., on Aug. 3, 1920, to the late Allen and Agnes Patton Wagoner. Hershal was a farmer and drove a bus for the Oran School District. He was retired from the Scott County Highway Department...
Clare Motchan (10/09/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Clare Adele Motchan, 85, of Cairo died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1918, in Cairo, daughter of Neil and Irma Tauber Edwards. She first married Elgin Billingsley, who died in 1973. She later married Jack Motchan, who died in 1983...
Ronald Williams (10/17/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ronald Ervin Williams, 57, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 8, 1946, in Mississippi County, son of Cecil Ray and Alma Doris Williams. He and Wanda Sue Miller were married Dec. 18, 1973, in Matthews, Mo...
Pauline Boswell (10/15/03)
Pauline R. "Hannie" Boswell, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Feb. 28, 1906, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of David Lee and Sarah Ann Clark Baker. She and Roy A. Moore were married Aug. 25, 1948. He preceded her in death. She later married Homer D. Boswell Aug. 3, 1966, in Cape Girardeau. He died April 4, 1974...
Velda Trapp (10/14/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Velda Marie Trapp, 89, of Chaffee died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 14, 1914, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Jesse and Loretta Grampp Tucker. She and Leo John Trapp were married Jan. 26, 1931. He died Feb. 18, 1991...
Charlene Clark (10/14/03)
Charlene "Char" Clark, 58, of St. Charles, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born Dec. 9, 1944, at Shawneetown, daughter of Arthur and Loraine Fiedler. She married Wayne Clark. Mrs. Clark had been an optometrist assistant more than 20 years at Eye Care St. Peters in St. Peters, Mo...
Hal Robertson (10/14/03)
A military funeral for Hal Robertson will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Highway 25 South, Bloomfield, Mo. A celebration of Hal's life will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Sikeston Country Club, Highway 60 East, Sikeston, Mo...
Mary Moore (10/14/03)
Mary Lawana Moore, 80, of Bonne Terre, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at St. Joe Manor. She was born Nov. 2, 1922, at Elvins, Mo., daughter of William Henry and Maude Elizabeth Jansen Moore. Mary graduated from Ursuline Academy in Kirkwood, Mo., Southeast Missouri State University, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, pursued a degree in music at St. Louis University, and worked on a doctorate at the University of Illinois...
Rita Ward (10/14/03)
Rita Ward, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wayne Zook (10/14/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Wayne L. Zook, 78, of Charleston died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 21, 1925, in East Prairie, Mo., son of Willie W. and Lillie Mae Phillips Zook. He and Dorothy Tanksley were married May 20, 1950...
LaBerne Brooks (10/14/03)
LaBerne Lina Brooks of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 3, 1913, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Robert and O'Tillie Schlenk Stevenson. She and Garland A. Brooks were married in November 1935 in Belleville. He died in July 1967...
Mabel Riehn (10/14/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mabel F. Riehn, 73, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, in the Emergency Room at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 26, 1930, at Daisy, Mo., daughter of Frank and Jettie Drum Friese. She and Norman Riehn were married May 10, 1946, at Perryville...
Kenneth Averbeck (10/14/03)
Kenneth R. Averbeck, 60, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 18, 1942, in Washington, Mo., son of Richard and Marie Averbeck. Averbeck was an insurance agent. Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Averbeck of Washington; a friend, Sara Freeman of Cape Girardeau; two sons, a brother, and two grandchildren...
Willa Mae Chasteen (10/14/03)
Willa Mae Chasteen, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 12, at Bloomfield, Mo. She was born Dec. 1, 1919, to the late Fred and Canna Myers Dixon at Dexter, Mo. She married Russell Chasteen Jan. 18, 1946. He died Feb. 14, 1987. Chasteen spent most of her life in the West Pleasant Valley community. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, the Dexter Hospital Auxilliary and the Golden Age Quilting Club...
Marvin Gesell (10/14/03)
Marvin W. Gesell, 73, of Norfolk, Neb., died at his home Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003. He was born March 10, 1930, in Miltona, Minn., son of John and Amalia Hartfiel Gesell. He and Lucille Dreyer were married July 26, 1953, in Norfolk. He worked in sales, farmed, worked at Montgomery Ward and Star Clothing. ...
Margaret Bagby (10/15/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Margaret Berbling Bagby, 75, of Cairo died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 28, 1928, in Cairo, the daughter of Carl Wolffe and Mary Magdeline Cordova Berbling. She married A. Dean Bagby on Dec. 27, 1950. He preceded her in death on May 5, 1997...
Kenneth D. Sadler (10/15/03)
Kenneth D. Sadler, 70, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Bobby Beck (10/15/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Bobby Gene Beck, 67, of Benton died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 13, 1935, at Hayti, Mo., son of Raymond and Nellie Beck Darnell. He first married Mary Franks Jan. 2, 1954, at Hayti. She preceded him in death. He and Martha Clessen were married Jan. 16, 1982, in Jackson...
James Carlton (10/17/03)
Capt. James P. Carlton, 74, of Mount Pleasant, Utah, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at his home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Gross (10/16/03)
Dorothy A. Gross, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Godfried Herman and Bertha R. Schlegel Gross. Gross was a graduate of Central High School and attended Steimle Business College. She worked several years at Meyer Alberts Wholesale Grocery Warehouse and at Farmers and Merchants Bank and then Boatmen's Bank as a bookkeeper more than 25 years. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Anita LeGrand (10/16/03)
BENTON, Mo. -- Anita Catherine LeGrand, 92, of Benton died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 8, 1911, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Frank and Ida Scherer Dirnberger. She and Denis LeGrand were married May 28, 1935, in Oran. He died Feb. 19, 1996...
Jennifer Kennon (10/16/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jennifer L. Kennon, 21, of Perryville died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Aug. 30, 2003. She was born Aug. 2, 1982, in St. Louis, daughter of Alan L. and Brenda L. Moore Kennon...
Correne Waddell (10/16/03)
Correne Louise Waddell, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 14, 1911, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Charles Anton and Helen Anna Leible Burger. She and Clifford Waddell were married Sept. 5, 1942, at Palmyra, Mo. He died June 10, 1975...
Josiephine Merriweather (10/16/03)
SANDUSKY, Ill. -- Josiephine Merriweather, 73, of Sandusky, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at her home. She was born Nov. 28, 1929, in Sunflower, Miss., daughter of Willie and Callie Rodgers Seals. She married Fletcher Merriweather. He survives. She lived in Illinois for over 55 years and was a retired cook. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church in Sandusky...
Mary Crites (10/16/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Jane Crites, 80, of Sedgewickville died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Oct. 10, 1923, at Daisy, daughter of Robert Francis and Maggie May Moore Haupt. She and Cutis Edgar Crites were married Dec. 31, 1959...
Kenneth Sadler (10/16/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Kenneth D. Sadler, 70, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was born Aug. 10, 1933, in Union County, son of James Ervin and Iva Edmonds Sadler. He and Mary Burton were married May 12, 1961, in Anna, Ill...
Sandra Pearson (10/16/03)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Sandra Lynn "Sandy" Kennedy Pearson, 53, of Joliet, Ill., formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet. She was born July 14, 1950, at Joliet, daughter of Richard and June Borg Pearson. Pearson attended Faith Bible Church in Joliet...
Milford Crites (10/16/03)
Milford F. Crites, 79, of Collinsville, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Ill. He was born Dec. 25, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Lillian McDonald Crites. He and LaVerne Sandlin were married Aug. 30, 1941...
Louis Whitler (10/15/03)
Louis Henry Whitler, 84, of Gordonville died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1919, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Elbert Louis and Pauline Irene Brase Whitler. He and Minnie Clara Hanschen were married Sept. 19, 1946. They celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary earlier this year...
Rita Ward (10/15/03)
Rita Ward, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 15, 1914, in Hayti, Mo. She and Robert L. Ward Jr. were married in 1938. He died in 1976. They resided in Caruthers-ville and McCarty, Mo...
Virbie Hixson (10/13/03)
PIEDMONT, Mo. -- Virbie Lula Hixson, 96, of Piedmont was born on June 6, 1907, in Ellsinore, Mo., and died Oct. 11, 2003, in Clark's Mountain Nursing Center. She was the daughter of Zack and Barbara Graham Stephens. She was married at St. Louis to Lawrence Hixson, who preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1958. Also preceding were her parents, five brothers and five sisters...
James Seabaugh (10/13/03)
James "Jim" Lynn Seabaugh, age 59, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at his home. A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Cape County Memorial Park with the Rev. Zachary Strong officiating. McCombs Funeral Home of Cape Girar-deau is in charge of arrangements...
Hal Robertson (10/13/03)
A military funeral will be conducted for Hal Robertson at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. A celebration of his life will follow from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Sikeston Country Club in Sikeston, Mo.
Bertha McPherson (10/11/03)
Bertha McPherson, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Minnie Bush (10/10/03)
Minnie O. Bush, 93, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 12, 1910, at Kurreville, Mo., daughter of Louis and Wilhelmine Haupt Schmidt. She and Charley Bush were married March 20, 1954. He died Jan. 1, 1961...
Ervin Arnzen Sr. (10/10/03)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Ervin Joseph Arnzen Sr., 77, of Leopold died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 19, 1926, at Laflin, Mo., son of August William and Anna Maria Magdelena Scharenborg Arnzen. He and Dorothy Louise Holzum were married March 31, 1951, at St. John Catholic Church...
Clyde Sims Sr. (10/10/03)
Clyde Sims Sr., 61, of Anna died suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, in Wildwood, Fla. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Boner Jr. (10/10/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Robert Lee Boner Jr., 52, of Advance died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, in Margate, Fla. He was born April 9, 1951, in Belleville, Ill., son of Robert Lee and Joan Maxine Boner Sr. Boner was a 1970 graduate of Advance High School. He was an inspector with TVA Nuclear Power Co. in Homestead, Fla...
Magnolia Davis (10/10/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Magnolia Davis, 90, of Sikeston died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Sept. 4, 1913, in Oxford, Miss., the daughter of John W. and Rosie Lee Webb Simmons. She first married Percy Jenkins. He preceded her in death. She then married Melvin Davis Sr. He also preceded her in death...
Marblin Bird (10/10/03)
Marblin Ulas Bird, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, in an automobile accident. He was born Oct. 29, 1941, in Tiptonville, Tenn., son of Everett O. and Ella M. Johns Bird. He and Marie Criddle were married in 1971. Bird worked at Southeast Missouri Hospital 10 years. He worked 25 years at Cape Girardeau Public Works Department, retiring in 2001...
Rev. C.H. Glenn (10/10/03)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- The Rev. C.H. Glenn, 81, of East Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1922, in Grand Chain, Ill., son of William and Lela Lence Glenn. He married Norma Wallace. Glenn served as pastor of Word of Faith Center in Mound City, Ill...
Willie Avery (10/10/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Willie Evelyn Avery, 61, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born July 27, 1942, in Ridgely, Tenn. to the late Mary Ella Hopson and James Martin. In 1965, she married Lincoln Alfonzo Avery Sr., who preceded her in death Dec. 16, 2002...
Sterling Abernathy (10/09/03)
CENTERVILLE, Ohio -- Sterling H. Abernathy, 89, of Centerville died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Bethany Lutheran Village. He was born June 28,1914, in Fordyce, Ark., son of Sterling and Louise Dalch Abernathy. He was married 58 years to Madge Obermiller. She preceded him in death by five days...
Mary Young (10/09/03)
Mary Louise Young, 82, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 5, 1921, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of James R. and Julia Wood Howell. She and Thomas H. Young were married Nov. 13, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
David Stevens (10/09/03)
PUXICO, Mo. -- David W. Stevens, 77, of Puxico and formerly of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Gideon, Mo. He married Doris Gloth. She survives. He was employed by Sears. He also is survived by a son, Gary Stevens of Puxico; a sister, Patty Gladney of Troy, Mo.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Clyde Sims Sr. (10/11/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clyde D. Sims Sr., 61, of Anna died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, in Wildwood, Fla. Survivors include his wife, Doris; a son, Clyde Sims of Jonesboro, Ill.; and two grandsons. Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna after 4 p.m. Sunday, and Monday until time of service...
William Tumbleson (10/11/03)
ESSEX, Mo. -- William "Bill" Tumbleson, 67, of Essex died Saturday, July 28, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. He was born Dec. 12, 1933, in Clarksville, Ark., son of Victor and Beulah Jones Tumbleson. He and Eileen Jackson were married July 24, 1970, in Clayton, Mo...
Valerie Porterfield (10/11/03)
Valerie Porterfield, 86, of St. Louis died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003. She was born May 9, 1917, at Campbell, Mo., daughter of John Maynard and Clarice Lawrence Stanley. She and Russell Porterfield were married in November 1974 in Sun City, N.M. He died in 1987...
Georgia Aden (10/13/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Georgia A. Aden, 86, of Dongola died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 22, 1917, daughter of Rowley and Della Minton. She married Wardell Aden in Oct. 1935. He died on Oct. 21, 1975...
Eleanor Pingel (10/12/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eleanor E. Pingel, 87, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born July 6, 1916, at Perry County, daughter of Carl and Hattie Bergman Wirth. She and Linus A. Pingel were married on May 11, 1939. He died Feb. 14, 1999...
Ruby Humes (10/12/03)
Ruby Irene Humes, 91, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at Jackson Manor. She was born May 18, 1912, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Thomas and Cora Trickey Singleton. She and Herbert C. Campbell were married May 3, 1930, at Jonesboro, Ill. He died Feb. 19, 1958. She and Lynn W. Humes were married Oct. 7, 1959, in Cape Girardeau County. He died June 17, 1982...
Bertha McPherson (10/12/03)
Bertha McPherson, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 9, 1930, at Tupelo, Miss., daughter of Enoch and Eula Blackshear Coleman. McPherson worked as a seamstress in Southern Illinois and later at Procter & Gamble for 16 years. She was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church...
Danny Anderson Sr. (10/12/03)
Danny Ray Anderson Sr., 47, of Centralia, Ill., died on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, in Centralia. He was born Oct. 15, 1955, at Granite City, Ill., son of Darrell and Bernice Stonecipher Anderson. He was a master fabricator at Swan for 25 years. He had lived in Centralia since 1978...
Nellie Hanschen (10/12/03)
Nellie D. Hanschen, 86, of Scott City died on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at The Arbors of Cape Girardeau. She was born March 12, 1917, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Ruth Marie Clark Speak. She and Richard George Hanschen were married May 24, 1941. He died April 18, 1983...
Clyde Sims Sr. (10/12/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clyde D. Sims Sr., 61, of Anna died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, in Wildwood, Fla. He was born Oct. 28, 1941, at Herrin, Ill., son of George and Mary Ann Cox Sims. He and Doris Reeder were married Dec. 5, 1958, at Carbondale, Ill. He was a retired line clearance foreman with the CIPS Co., where he worked for 37 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Ill...
Velda Trapp (10/12/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Velda Marie Trapp, 89, of Chaffee died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at home. She was born Jan. 14, 1914, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Jesse and Loretta Grampp Tucker. She and Leo John Trapp were married Jan. 26, 1931. He died Feb. 18, 1991...
Teresa Cooper (10/11/03)
Teresa Gail Schearf Cooper, 42, of Delta passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at home, after a courageous battle with cancer. On Dec. 7, 1991, Teresa and Brent Cooper were married at their current home in Delta. Survivors include her husband; parents, Alvin and Maebell Bradshaw Schearf; a sister and brother-in-law, Terri and Tab Collins; and a nephew, Alan Ray Collins, all of Delta; and her father and mother-in-law, Jerry and Charlotte Cooper of Bloomfield, Mo...
Jack Stapleton Jr. (10/11/03)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Jack Fredrick Stapleton Jr., 76, of Kennett died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at National Health Care in Kennett. He was born May 18, 1927, at Stanberry, Mo., son of Jack Fredrick and Bernice Childs Stapleton. He and Patricia Krueger were married Feb. 18, 1950...
Jackson businesses burglarized (10/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leola Louise Buehler, 98, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 25, 1905, in Perryville, daughter of Edward and Julia Wilt Chappius. She and Sanford J. Buehler were married Nov. 8, 1927. He died Nov. 22, 1959...
Novella Hinton (10/11/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Novella Lois Hinton, 86, of Great Bend, Kan., died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Nov. 27, 1916, in Ardeola, Mo., daughter of Edwin and Stella Hopkins Stewart. She and Elvis D. Hinton were married July 15, 1934, in Bernie, Mo. He died March 25, 1999...
Richard Leeman (10/09/03)
Richard H. Leeman, 72, of Nashua, N.H., died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua. He was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Boston, Mass., son of Karl and Lydia Quist Leeman. He and Doris Honeycutt were married Dec. 20, 1960...