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Obituaries from November 2003

Gregory Tripp (11/30/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gregory D. Tripp, 33, of Peoria, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at his residence. He was born Dec. 13, 1969, son of Don and Susan Glenn Tripp. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Anna, the Peoria Kiwanis Club and was an Eagle Scout...
Odell Wiseman (11/30/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Odell Wiseman, 74, of Advance died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 3, 1929, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of Roy and Myrtle Fee Wiseman. He and Marlene Kirk were married Nov. 10, 1951, at Piggott, Ark...
Anne Fleming (11/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Anne M. Fleming, 86, of Perryville, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born April 12, 1917, in San Francisco, Calif., daughter of John and Yvonne Cheaveau McCarty. She married Monroe Fleming. He died in 1995...
Esta Carter (11/30/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Esta Carter, 94, of Buncombe, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Feb. 9, 1909, in Johnson County, Ill., daughter of Amos and Mary Manus. She and Fred W. Carter were married Dec. 21, 1927. He died Feb. 17, 1988...
Lucille Reed (11/30/03)
Lucille Reed, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Buchanan County, Mo., daughter of James and Grace Yokum Brown. She and Charles L. Reed were married Dec. 24, 1942, at Manhattan, Kan. He died in April 1984...
Waldo Neislein (11/30/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Waldo C. Neislein, 87, of Rockwood, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Chester Memorial Hospital in Chester, Ill. He was born Oct. 4, 1916 at Friedheim, Mo., son of Franklin and Matilda Tuschhoff Neislein. He and Rosilda Roth were married March 12, 1942. She died Nov. 16, 1992...
James Crow (11/30/03)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- James "Jim" C. Crow, 76, of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge.
Juanita Bechel (11/30/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Juanita Ida Bechel, 89, of Chaffee died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 5, 1914, at Chaffee, daughter of Levi John and Elenora Elizabeth Scheeter Bechel. Bechel worked as a secretary at Sports Specialty Shoe Co. in Chaffee. She retired as secretary from Tucker Truck Co. in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee. Bechel also belonged to the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Bradley Parker (11/30/03)
Bradley Joe Parker, 42, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 4, 1961, at Cape Girardeau, son of Delbert and JoAnne Kimbel Parker. He and Brenda Kay Nanney were married June 30, 2000. Parker worked as a concrete finisher at Lix Nursery...
Lois Hooks (11/30/03)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Lois Hooks, 83, of Matthews died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo.
Janet Tolbert (11/30/03)
Jewell Janet Tolbert, 75, of Whitewater died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at her daughter's home. She was born April 11, 1928, at Whitewater, daughter of Alvin and Ola Crump Bartels. She and William Tolbert were married April 26, 1952. He died April 28, 1991...
Tharon Stallings (11/30/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Tharon Eugene Stallings, 94, of Sikeston died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1909, at Morley, Mo., son of Charles A. and Ella Tomlinson Stallings. He and Tylene Kendall were married Sept. 1, 1934, at Fredericktown, Mo. She died Aug. 12, 1993...
John Thompson (11/30/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- John Thompson, 55, of rural Jonesboro died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Union County Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Emma Brasher (11/30/03)
Emma Melissa Brasher, 93, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Jackson Manor. She was born Jan. 2, 1910, in Grays Point, Mo., daughter of Willis and Mattie Ford Reed. She and Andrew W. Brasher were married Oct. 21, 1929, at Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 26, 1991...
Elta Berkbigler (11/29/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elta Francis Berkbigler, 95, of Perryville died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 20, 1908, in Perry County, daughter of the late Louis and Mary Miget. She was married to Paul J. Berkbigler. He died Sept. 17, 1975. She was a school teacher...
Gladys Vincent (11/29/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Gladys Vincent, 88, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Dongola, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at Medco of Hardinsburg, Ky. She born Sept. 4, 1915, in Anna, Ill., daughter of James and Agnes Ledgerwood Campbell. She married Doyle Vincent Feb. 19, 1938. He preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 2001...
Pauline Limbaugh (11/29/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Pauline Henley Limbaugh, 98, of Sikeston died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at the Miner Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 11, 1905, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late William M. and Etta Barnett Henley. On Dec. 20, 1930, she married Ernest L. Limbaugh in Caruthersville. He died April 25, 1977...
Elizabeth Brunkhorst (11/29/03)
Elizabeth Lee "Betty" Brunkhorst, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 26,2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 29, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Lawrence and Edith Marie Bechle Brunkhorst. She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral Church in Cape Girardeau and was manager at Cape LaCroix Apartments for 20 years. She had also worked for Florsheim Shoe Company...
Robert Davidson (11/29/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert "Zeke" Davidson, 80, of Anna, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Aug. 25, 1923, at Carrier Mills, Ill., son of the late Joe and Ruth Harper Davidson. On June 21, 1943, he married Myra Jean Milton in Caruthersville, Mo...
Freeman Hovis (11/29/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Freeman J. Hovis, 81, of Perryville, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 12, 1922, in Marquand, Mo., son of James and Mary Smith Hovis. He married Birdell T. Berkbuegler, June 30, 1945, in Jackson...
Jewel Tolbert (11/29/03)
Jewel Janet Tolbert, 79, of Whitewater, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at her daughter's home in New Wells, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Randal Keller (11/29/03)
Randal Gene "Randy" Keller, 44, of Herington, Kan., formerly of Anna, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., of cancer. He was born Feb. 19, 1959, in Anna, son of the late Kent E. Sr. and Shirley Schlenker Keller. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Dongola and served in the U.S. Army, National Guard and the Army Reserves...
Gary Pingle (11/29/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gary L. Pingle, 51, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at his home after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was born Nov. 2, 1952, in Dearborn, Mich., to Kenneth and Mary Pingle. He married Jane Bittner on Aug. 1, 1981, in Wauconda...
Weldon Davis (11/29/03)
Weldon L. Davis, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 19, 1922, in Mill Creek, Mo., to Grover and Ethel Burnell Davis. He married Violet L. Bryant on Aug. 16, 1942, in Jackson. He was a farmer, served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater and was a Baptist...
Anna Mayfield (11/29/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Anna Idell Mayfield, 83, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at the Elder Care Nursing Home in Marble Hill. She was born July 1, 1920, daughter of the late Daniel Francis and Nancy Francy Flossie Elizabeth Hanners Long. She married Rusby Mayfield Dec. 16, 1939. She was a member of Scopus United Methodist Church...
Dorothy Holmburg (11/29/03)
Dorothy Holmburg, 88, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 1, 1915, in Jackson to John Vaughn and Minnie Wessell Priest Sr. She married Leonard Dale Holmburg in May of 1949, and he preceded her in death in 1993...
Raquel Metzger-Qualls (11/29/03)
Raquel Metzger-Qualls, 35, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1968, in Cape Girardeau to Monica Gilbert Metzger. She married Michael Qualls on Oct. 9, 1993, in Cape Girardeau. She was working on a degree in social behavior of autistic children and worked with and for the treatment of autism. Kelley was a humanitarian who worked to preserve the rights of challenged children across Missouri...
Betty Brunkhorst (11/28/03)
Elizabeth "Betty" Brunkhorst, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Raquel Qualls (11/28/03)
Raquel Qualls, 35, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Weldon Davis (11/28/03)
Weldon Davis, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill.
Gladys Vincent (11/28/03)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Gladys Vincent, 88, of Louisville, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at Medco of Hardinsburg, Ky. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Burial will follow in American Legion Cemetery...
Marie Heise (11/28/03)
Marie H. Heise, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 7, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Julius Henry and Lulu Windeknecht Meyer. She and Harry G. Heise Sr. were married April 17, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 1, 1998...
Robert Stearnes (11/28/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charles Robert Stearnes, 67, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at his home. He was born March 14, 1936, in Sikeston to Charles and Helen Stearnes. On June 24, 1956, he married Joan Hill, who preceded him in death on Jan. 2, 2000...
Gladys Vincent (11/27/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Gladys Vincent, 88, of Hardinsburg, Ky., formerly of Dongola, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at Medco of Hardinsburg. Crain Funeral Home in Dongola is in charge of arrangements.
Herbert Listen (11/27/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Herbert W. Listen, 82, of Anna died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Feb. 8, 1921, in St. Paul, Minn., son of Otto W. and Edith Irvine Listen. He and Eileen C. Curley were married Jan. 26, 1945, in Fort Sill, Okla...
Dorothy Neal (11/27/03)
Dorothy Louise Neal, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 26, 1910, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Louie H. and Bertha L. Smith Neal. Miss Neal moved to Cape Girardeau in 1928 from Dexter. ...
Regina Murr (11/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Regina R. "Gina" Murr, 35, of Sikeston died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, near Cape Girardeau of an apparent heart attack. She was born Nov. 16, 1968, in St. Louis, daughter of Mary Ruff. She and Gene Murr were married in 1990. Murr was employed by Kenneth Storey and also worked at BG's in Sikeston...
Dorothy Neal (11/26/03)
Dorothy Neal, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Herbert Listen (11/26/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Herbert W. Listen, 82, of Anna died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Lucille Crowell (11/26/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lucille E. Crowell, 95, of Anna died Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 10, 1908, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Alfred and Molly Stone Doughty. She and George E. Crowell were married July 4, 1925, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died Feb. 4, 1974...
Marie Heise (11/26/03)
Marie H. Heise, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 7, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Julius Henry and Lulu Windeknecht Meyer. She and Harry G. Heise Sr. were married April 17, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 1, 1998...
Wanda Tedford (11/26/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wanda Lee Tedford, 66, formerly of Sikeston, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, at Gambrill Gardens Retirement Community in Ellisville, Mo. She was born April 17, 1937, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of James F. and Lelia Mae Stewart Barham. She and Earl Tedford were married Feb. 11, 1956, at Benton, Mo. He died Nov. 21, 1985...
Rick Dirden (11/25/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Rick "Red" Dirden, 55, of Dongola died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Dec. 30, 1947, in Anna, Ill., son of Jesse and Helen Harvel Dirden. He married Jean Compton. Dirden was a truck driver...
Elsie Williams (11/25/03)
Elsie Marie Williams, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 2, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lloyd and Annie May Temple Williams. Williams was a 1968 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University. She was a claims clerk with Missouri Division of Employment Security. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral, Council of Catholic Women and Eastern Star...
Vester Ross (11/25/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vester "Bill" Ross, 63, of Sikeston died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Jan. 4, 1940, in Caraway, Ark., son of Silvia and Marie Mitts Ross. He and Patricia L. Kimber were married May 1, 1959...
Amos Mowell (11/25/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Amos Mowell, 81, of Parkin, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Cross Ridge Community Hospital in Wynne, Ark. He was born Jan. 25, 1922, in Bush, Ill., son of Amos and Augusta Slimer Mowell. He and Sarah Lee Dillow were married in 1946. She died Jan. 23, 1970. He and Katherine Deloris Peterson Rider were married July 3, 1982...
Donald Farmer (11/25/03)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Donald Ray Farmer, 70, of Bernie died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at the VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Aug. 3, 1933, son of Hershel "Jack" and Dolly Wilson Farmer. He and Mary Frances Farmer were married June 29, 1957, at Senath, Mo...
Mary Maddox (11/25/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary E. Maddox, 96, of Cairo died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 27, 1907, in Cairo, daughter of William S. and Anne Taggart Hurst. She married Merlin M. Maddox, who died in 1984. Maddox was a 1924 graduate of Cairo High School. She was a secretary for the U.S. Immigration Service 30 years...
Charles Buttrey Sr. (11/25/03)
Charles Glen Buttrey Sr., 78, of Eagar, Ariz., died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, in Eagar. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Scott City, son of John William and Bertha Cox Buttrey. He and Cleo K. Bond were married in 1950. Buttrey was a graduate of Scott City High School, and studied engineering in college. He was a former time study engineer at Granite City Steel...
Clara Statler (11/25/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Clara M. Statler, 93, formerly of Advance, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at Care Center of Vernon in Vernon, Ala. She was born April 20, 1910, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Amos and Nettie Vance Walker. She and Elvis Statler were married April 9, 1965. He died Aug. 17, 1988...
Lena Mehner (11/25/03)
Lena Marie Mehner, 86, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at her home. She was born April 30, 1917, in Burdette, Ark., daughter of William and Lula Foster Barksdale. She first married Marvin Blankenship, who preceded her in death. She married Lonnie Mehner in 1948, who died in 1975...
Jerry Crites (11/24/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gerald L. "Jerry" Crites, 80, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 25, 1923, son of William and Virgie Sample Crites. He and Oma L. Wiseman were married Dec. 9, 1945. She died July 4, 1999...
Shirley Metcalf (11/24/03)
Shirley Metcalf, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Aug. 29, 1936, daughter of William Buford and Lucille Gettings McKenzie. She and Bobby Metcalf were married Dec. 26, 1957. She was a member of the Church of God in Chaffee and was the piano player there for many years...
Dorothy Williams (11/24/03)
Dorothy M. Williams, 73, of Charleston, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 24, 1929, in rural Charleston, daughter of Willie and Ethel Jordan Grey. She and Kasel Williams were married Aug. 19, 1948. He died Oct. 6, 1998...
Lena Marie Mehner (11/24/03)
Lena Marie Mehner, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Clara Statler (11/24/03)
Clara M. Statler, 93, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at Care Center of Vernon, Ala. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home.
Juanita Johnson (11/24/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Juanita Johnson, 80, of Cobden died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at her home. She was born Aug. 19, 1923, at Cobden, daughter of Clarence Franklin and Edna Estelle Pearson Aldridge. She and James Henry Johnson were married Feb. 1, 1941, at Jackson, Mo. He died Nov. 4, 1978...
Lorraine Caraker (11/23/03)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Lorraine Caraker, 85, of Cobden died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Parkway Manor in Marion, Ill. She was born Nov. 5, 1918, at Anna, Ill., daughter of Louie L. and Mae F. Parker Sitter. She and William Glynn Caraker were married July 4, 1940, at Jackson. He died Feb. 19, 1997...
Jerry Burton (11/23/03)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Jerry J. Burton, 38, of East Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 2, 1965, in Cairo, Ill., son of Fred and Donna Wilburn Burton. He married Pamela Lang...
Shirley Metcalf (11/23/03)
Shirley Metcalf, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Dennis Crader (11/23/03)
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- Dennis Crader, 81, of Bonne Terre died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Des Peres Hospital. He was born April 3, 1922, in Lutesville, Mo., to the late Avery and Eva Bazziel Crader. He is survived by three sons, Wayne Crader, Larry Crader and Randy Crader, all of Bonne Terre; two daughters, Denise Scott and Kathleen Wyrosdick, both of Bonne Terre; one sister, Wilma Moore of Benton, Mo.; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Charles Buttrey (11/23/03)
Charles Glen Buttrey Sr., 78, of Eagar, Ariz., died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Mildred Reardon (11/23/03)
Mildred Jane Reardon, 84, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003. She was born Oct. 16, 1919, at Corinth, Miss, to the late James and Minnie Lee Chontes Utley. She married Patrick Reardon in March 1952. He preceded her in death Sept. 22, 1994. She was educated at the Mississippi School for the Deaf. ...
Amos Mowell (11/23/03)
Amos Mowell, 81, of Parkin, Ark., formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Cross Ridge Community Hospital in Wynne, Ark. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Stephen Logan (11/23/03)
Stephen C. Logan, 60, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1943, at Carbondale, Ill., son of Clarence I. and Mavis R. Hagler Logan. He and Audrey Loland-Poe were married July 17, 1982, at Jackson. Logan worked as a substance abuse counselor in Cape Girardeau, Charleston and Malden. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1965 in Korea and Vietnam. He also owned and operated the former Truman's Antiques in uptown Jackson...
Karl Probst (11/23/03)
Karl J. Probst, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 21, 1906, at Patterson, N.J., son of Otto and Rosalie Kissling Probst. Probst graduated from Newark College of Engineering in New Jersey. He was a chemical engineer and also was involved in New Jersey real estate business. He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church...
Richard Lilley (11/22/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Richard E. Lilley, 49, of Hapeville, Ga., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Ga. He was born Nov. 13, 1954, in Cairo, son of Fred Matthew and Helen Lucille Hawf Lilley. He married Peggy Inez Raines...
Jerry Burton (11/22/03)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Jerry J. Burton, 38, of East Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 2, 1965, in Cairo, Ill., son of Fred and Donna Wilburn Burton. He married Pamela Lang...
Dr. Sam Frissell (11/22/03)
Dr. Sam Gisi Frissell, 50, of McMinnville, Tenn., died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was born Aug. 27, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Dan and Venus Gisi Frissell. Frissell was a medical doctor. He was a member of the Methodist Church in McMinnville...
Cardine Pruitt (11/22/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cardine Pruitt, 60, of Perryville, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 22, 1943, to the late Richard and Alma Beinlein Vernon. She married Glenn Pruitt Sr. May 11, 1963...
Stephen Logan (11/22/03)
Stephen "Steve" C. Logan, 60, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Russell Heights Cemetery...
Barbara Eaker (11/22/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Barbara Jeanette Eaker, 72, of Marble Hill died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Aug. 22, 1931, in Alton, Ill., daughter of Hazel Wesley and Mabel Lorene Claxton Webb. She and Truman Eaker were married Feb. 12, 1948, at Lutesville, Mo...
Ray Grantham (11/22/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Ray N. Grantham, 85, of Sedge-wickville died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1918, near Lixville, Mo., son of John and Mabel Drum Grantham. He and Vera Sea-baugh were married June 9, 1945...
Edna Schabbing (11/22/03)
Edna Lucille Schabbing, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Arthur and Ella Schwab Job. She and Albert C. Schabbing were married Oct. 25, 1944, in Cape Girardeau...
Ronnie Acuff (11/22/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ronnie Acuff, 54, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Sept. 1, 1949, in Anna, son of Joseph Lyndall and Leola Irene McIntosh Acuff. He and Mona Jane Rhodes were married July 9, 1970...
Byrd Frentzel (11/22/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- L. Byrd Frentzel, 79, of Perryville died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1924, in Perryville, son of A.E. and Nellie Byrd Frentzel. He and Winnie Abernathy were married Sept. 9, 1950. Frentzel was a school bus driver. He was a member of American Legion Post 133...
Lillian Capps (11/22/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lillian M. Capps, 89, of Sikeston died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 26, 1914, in Essex, Mo., daughter of Alonzo and Katherine Mann Hawley. She and Harvey O. Capps were married Dec. 8, 1934, in Essex. He died Feb. 2, 2000...
Suzanne Acup (11/22/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Suzanne Acup, 56, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 30, 1946, in Alexander County. Survivors include three sons, Jimmy Acup of Olive Branch, Dewayne Acup of Thebes, Ill., David Acup of Granite City, Ill.; her mother, Hazel Garrett of Thebes; a sister, Nellie Tucker of Thebes; a brother, Wilford Garrett of Thebes; and seven grandchildren...
Velma Tropf (11/22/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Velma "Belle" Tropf, 90, of Advance died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1913, in Advance, daughter of Wiley and Carrie Summers Winchester. She married Lester Grindstaff, who preceded her in death. She later married Amel "Pug" Tropf Sept. 25, 1947. He died April 24, 1988...
Sherman Hill (11/21/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Sherman Hill, 93, of Cairo died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Day Star Care Center. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Praise Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in National Cemetery at Mound City, Ill. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Lamont Lewis (11/21/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lamont Lewis, 58, of Cairo died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at his home. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at Cairo High School, with Paul Jones officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Suzanne Acup (11/21/03)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Suzanne Acup, 56, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home at Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Flora Frymire (11/21/03)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Flora May Frymire, 69, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 28, 1934, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of Vader and Sally Pigg Blocker. She first married Earl Robbins, who preceded her in death. She later married Dempsey Frymire, who also preceded her in death...
Oren Stephens (11/21/03)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Oren Stephens, 87, of Puxico died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 14, 1916, at McGee, Mo. He and Thelma Stephens were married April 2, 1938, at Bloomfield, Mo. She died Dec. 3, 2002...
Betty Gilmore (11/20/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Betty Sue Gilmore, 74, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Peters, Mo. She was born Dec. 6, 1928, daughter of Stone and Lois Hughes Fisher. She and Billy J. Gilmore were married Sept. 26, 1948. He died Nov. 29, 1991...
Lewis Kaufman (11/20/03)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Lewis Hanford Kaufman, 87, of Dongola died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at his home. He was born May 25, 1916, in Dongola, son of Lewis and Naomi Karraker Kaufman. He and Marella Penrod were married Aug. 19, 1942. Kaufman received a bachelor of music from Abilene Christian University and attended Pepperdine University...
Frank Stanley (11/20/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frank A. Stanley, 70, of Lonoke, Ark., formerly of Sikeston, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at University Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Jan. 5, 1933, in Hayti, Mo., son of Roy K. and Mildred Warren Stanley. He and Jean Robbs were married Feb. 1, 1953, at Matthews, Mo...
Helen Lancaster (11/20/03)
Helen E. Lancaster, 88, of St. Louis died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1915, in Jackson, daughter of Charles and Sarah Masterson Hoeckele. She married Richard J. Lancaster, who preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Jim Lancaster of Vienna, Va.; four grandchildren, Kim, Eric, Jill and Brad; great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law. She was an aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt, cousin, godmother, and wonderful friend to many...
Joseph Harris (11/20/03)
Joseph Leo Harris, 73, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1930, in Beaumont, Texas, son of Leo Butler and Cecilia Elder Harris. He grew up in Texas and Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana State University in 1953 with a degree in history. He married Frances Smisson May 29, 1953...
Roger Schlimme (11/20/03)
Roger Allen Schlimme, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 16, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lloyd and Frieda Cobb Schlimme. Mr. Schlimme grew up in Cape Girardeau and was a graduate of Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University...
James Seay (11/19/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James M. Seay, 59, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 17, 1944, in East Prairie, Mo., son of William and Eula Jackson Seay. He and Carolyn Lizenbee were married Jan. 12, 1990. Seay had worked in the maintenance department at Bunny Bread...
Bernice Carter (11/19/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bernice M. Carter, 78, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 27, 1924, in Canalou, Mo., daughter of Cliff and Lottie Ethyl Turner Dismuke. She and Roy L. Carter were married June 13, 1973, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 19, 1985...
Robert Murray Sr. (11/19/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert "Bob" Murray Sr., 69, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1934, in Perry County, son of John and Lila Mudge Murray. He and Sarah E. Quattlebaum were married Nov. 24, 1960. Murray was owner/operator of Murray Enterprises. He was a member of Whitewater Christian Church, charter member of Perryville Elks, AmVets booster and member of Perryville Eagles...
Lane Austin (11/19/03)
Lane Eugene Austin, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at his home. He was born April 8, 1927, at Drum, Mo., son of John and Celestie Jauch Austin. He and Louise Cook were married Sept. 14, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. Austin worked many years at International Shoe Co. and Florsheim Shoe Co. He was a member of First Pentecostal Church and a member of its board...
Charles Geile (11/19/03)
BREWER, Mo. -- Charles E. "Sonny" Geile, 68, of Brewer died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. He was born Oct. 15, 1935, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Edgar C. and Eleanor Tucker Geile. He and Barbara A. Elder were married March 22, 1953...
Bruce Jones (11/19/03)
Bruce Jones, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, in East Brunswick, N.J. He was born April 24, 1957, in Pittsburg, Texas, son of F.A. and Norah Jones. Jones was a driver with JB Hunt Transport Inc. He had lived in Cape Girardeau the past seven years and was formerly of Tyler, Texas...
Dorothy Farrow (11/19/03)
Dorothy Elizabeth Farrow, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 17, 1931, at Oriole, Mo., daughter of William S. and Clara E. Ervin Marion. She and Elmer D. Farrow were married Aug. 14, 1948, in Piggott, Ark...
Judge H.M. LaFont (11/18/03)
Judge H.M. LaFont, 96, of Plainview, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Covenant Hospital of Plainview. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau. He was born July 1, 1907, in Conran, Mo. He and Jane Powell were married Nov. 11, 1937, in Plainview. She died Oct. 2, 1998...
Dorcie Williams (11/18/03)
Dorcie L. Williams, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1924, in Effingham, Ill., daughter of William and Elizabeth Newkirk Loy. Williams was a bus driver with the Jackson School District 23 years, retiring in 1992. She was formerly of Advance, Mo., and Jackson...
Lois Campbell (11/18/03)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Lois Jewell Campbell, 79, of Bernie died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at her home. She was born Nov. 30, 1923, at Steele, Mo., daughter of James P. and Fannie Jackson Weaver. She married Taylor Campbell, who preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons, Norman Austill of Tacoma, Wash., Harold Austill of Greer, S.C., Danny Austill of Memphis, Tenn.; three daughters, Carolyn Carver of DuQuoin, Ill., Sharon Austill of Dutchtown, Linda Randall of Hurley, Miss.; two sisters, Dora Willy of Barnhart, Mo., Doris Ridge of Cape Girardeau; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.. ...
Charles Wisdom (11/18/03)
Charles E. Wisdom, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 28, 1943, at Bunker, Mo., son of Leonard and Ellen Wilkins Wisdom. He and Pat Keister were married Aug. 17, 1968, at Bunker. Wisdom lived in Bunker and Piedmont, Mo., many years. He was a warehouse worker for an electric company. He was licensed to preach at Brushy Creek Baptist Church in St. Mary, Mo...
Verna Shelton (11/18/03)
Verna V. Shelton, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 14, 1912, in Washington, Mo., daughter of George T. and Minnie Evert Hawkins. She and George Shelton Jr. were married May 10, 1931, at Jonesburg, Mo. He died Nov. 28, 1994...
Loretta Ligons (11/18/03)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Loretta Ligons, 69, of Malden died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 8, 1934, in Leachville, Ark., daughter of Elvis and Iva Lindsey Earnheart. She and Eldon Lavern Ligons were married Sept. 21, 2001, in Piggott, Ark...
Norman Kinder (11/18/03)
Norman Eugene Kinder, 76, of Willisville, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Jan. 11, 1927, son of Torance and Minnie Luberts Kinder. He and Judith K. McDaniels were married Aug. 29, 1962, in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Helen Strong (11/18/03)
Helen M. Strong, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 15, 1908, in Jackson, daughter of Phal and Mag Grimes Tuck. She and Earl G. Strong were married Dec. 4, 1934, in Cape Girardeau. He died July 20, 1984...
Robert Osburn (11/18/03)
Robert L. Osburn, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Shelby County, Mo., son of O.R. and Helen Wedel Osburn. He and Bonnie Baker were married June 4, 1949, at Mexico, Mo. Robert was employed with Southwestern Bell 39 years, retiring Feb. 13, 1985. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, VFW Post 3838, American Legion Post 63, Disabled American Veterans and a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge...
Norman Sebastian (11/18/03)
Norman H. Sebastian, 81, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Jackson, son of Hugo and Amanda Fluegge Sebastian. He and Marie Seabaugh were married Jan. 13, 1945, at Tilsit...
Katie Parr (11/17/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Katlyn Clara "Katie" Parr, 8 weeks, of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 18, 2003, in Sikeston, daughter of George Arthur Parr III and Darlla Jean Eschman Jines of Benton...
Eddie Jackson (11/17/03)
Eddie W. Jackson, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at her residence. She was born April 21, 1910, in Fulton County, Ky. She and Claude L. Jackson were married; he preceded her in death. Survivors include three children, Jean Kelley of Cape Girardeau, T.J. Jackson of Jackson and Jackie Dehler of Blue Springs, Mo.; 31 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren...
Norman Sebastian (11/17/03)
Norman H. Sebastian, 81, of Jackson, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at the Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Carl Wohlwend (11/17/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Carl A. "Tony" Wohlwend, 40, of Carbondale, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, in Anna, Ill. He was born Feb. 24, 1963, in Anna, son of Carl and Andrea Benner Wohlwend. Survivors include one son, Anthony Wohlwend of Jonesboro; his father, Carl Wohlwend of Creal Springs, Ill.; his mother, Andrea Pearl of Dongola, Ill.; two brothers, Wesley Lish of Carbondale and Ashley Lish; and a sister, Sherry Tellor of Anna...
Helen Smith (11/17/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Helen Smith, 97, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Aug. 21, 1906, at Jonesboro, daughter of Allen and Ellen Miles Crowell. She married E. H. "Eppie" Smith on April 5, 1925, at Jonesboro. He died on May 22, 1980...
Hadley Hartman (11/17/03)
Hadley W. Hartman, 89, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 12, 1913, in Whitewater, Mo., son of Charles W. and Rosie T. A. Baker Hartman. He and Emma Cook were married March 23, 1940. She passed away on Aug. 31, 1977. He and Marie Gartung-Green were married Jan. 2, 1982. She passed away on July 20, 1999...
Homer Johnston (11/16/03)
CHRIS PAGANO * cpagan@semissourian.com Kris Cook, a Webelo of Pack 16 in Cape Girardeau, participated in Bag Out Day yesterday morning. Having completed the task of placing a plastic bag on this home's door, Cook prepares to bag the next house.Homer Everett Johnston, 80, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
John Moore (11/16/03)
BREWER, Mo. -- John K. Moore, 52, of Brewer died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, at his home. He was born March 8, 1951, at Brewer, son of Edward and Anna Marie Layton Moore. He and Sharon A. Schmidt were married May 26, 1973, at Brewer. Moore worked in sales at Semco Distributing Inc. He was an Army veteran. Moore was a member of the American Legion Post 133 and a member of Christ The Savior Catholic Church in Brewer...
Hadley Hartman (11/16/03)
Hadley Hartman, 89, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Jim Cox (11/16/03)
James E. Cox Sr., 61, of Sikeston died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Feb. 22, 1942, at Sikeston, son of J.F. and Alberta Masters Cox Jr. He and Martha Lou Boyer were married Dec. 1, 1962, at Sikeston...
Helen Strong (11/16/03)
Helen M. Strong, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Elsie Albright (11/15/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Elsie Cordelia Albright, 104, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, in St. Petersburg. She was born Jan. 12, 1899, in Centralia, Ill., daughter of Charles and Mary Jane McRaven Schilling. She and William Albright were married in 1924 in Alexander County. He died Dec. 18, 1946...
Ron Miller (11/15/03)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ron Miller, 62, of Tamms died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born June 23, 1941, in Diswood, Ill., son of Charles and Leota Nelson Miller. He married Marilyn McWilliams. Miller was a bus driver for the Egyptian School District. He and his wife had managed the Stop-N-Go in Elgin, Ill., and Arby's in Charlottesville, Va. He was a lifelong member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church...
C.M. Welker (11/15/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- C.M. Welker, 76, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at his home. He was born May 19, 1927, son of Charles Milas and Nancy Long Welker. He and Sarah Fulbright were married Dec. 5, 1959, in Lutesville, Mo. Welker was a logger and attended Liberty Congregational Methodist Church...
Wilburn Colyer (11/15/03)
Wilburn "Wib" Colyer, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 15, 1927, in McClure, Ill., son of Moses and Dona Johnson Colyer. He and Rosalie Burris were married Aug. 19, 1944, in Cape Girardeau...
Darrell Cornman (11/14/03)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Darrell Lee Cornman, 67, of Glenallen died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1936, son of Everett and Fern Lutes Cornman. He married Sandra Kirkpatrick Sept. 5, 1955. Cornman was a self-employed electrician, and a member of Marble Hill Bible Chapel...
Vesta Bittle (11/14/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Vesta D. Bittle, 85, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 2, 1918, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Louie Joe and Nona Redman Turner. She and Lawrence "Hog" Bittle were married April 6, 1939, in Jackson. He died Dec. 12, 1992...
Irlene Groves (11/14/03)
THEBES, Ill. -- Irlene Genevieve Groves, 77, of Thebes died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, in Benton, Ill., daughter of Oliver P. and Edith Cruson Farley. She and Clyde Groves were married in April 1947...
Lavonia Dunker (11/14/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lavonia E. Dunker, 94, of Cairo died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at Daystar Care Center. She was born March 14, 1909, in Blandville, Ky., daughter of Kenneth and Effie Hutcherson Caldwell. She married Harry Joseph Dunker, who preceded her in death...
Helen Creacy (11/14/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Helen Irene Laws Creacy, 88, of Ullin died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003. She was born April 23, 1915, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of DeVere and Nellie Tanner Parmley. She first married Tobi Laws, who died March 12, 1972. She later married Orville J. "Bud" Creacy, who died April 27, 1992...
Wilburn Colyer (11/14/03)
Wilburn Colyer, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Chris Lynch (11/14/03)
Christopher Edward Lynch, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003, in Scott City. He was born Sept. 14, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of Donald Edward and Mary Lou Robinson Lynch. He and Nancy Crites were married April 12, 1981, in Cape Girardeau...
Marvin Boxdorfer (11/14/03)
Marvin Everett Boxdorfer, 69, of Fruitland died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 24, 1934, in Perryville, Mo., son of Leonard G. and Minnie C. Deimund Boxdorfer. He and Ruth Ann Reisenbichler were married March 22,1980, at Florissant, Mo...
Oscar Kasten (11/14/03)
Oscar "Buster" Kasten, 95, formerly of Jackson and Altenburg, Mo., fell asleep in Jesus Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003, at Saxony Village in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 31, 1908, in Pocahontas, son of August and Caroline Engelhart Kasten. He and Irma Leimer were married May 7, 1933...
Oscar Kasten (11/13/03)
Oscar "Buster" Kasten, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003, at Saxony Village. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Creacey (11/13/03)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Helen Irene Laws Creacey, 88, of Ullin and formerly of Anna, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Wayne Black (11/13/03)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Wayne Stark Black, 69, of Charleston died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 26, 1934, in Charleston, son of Paul Ramsey and Eunice Stark Black. He and Sharron Friend were married Oct. 7, 1989. Black served nine years in the U.S. ...
Rodney Sitze (11/13/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Rodney Coy Sitze, 56, of Marble Hill died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at Brotman Medical Center in Culver City, Calif. He was born Sept. 30, 1947, in LaCrosse, Wis., son of Coy and Irene Klinski Sitze. He and Jane Bolte were married Sept. 5, 1990...
Delmar McMullin (11/13/03)
Delmar T. "Mac" McMullin, 86, of DeSoto, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, at Scenic View Skilled Care in Herculaneum, Mo. He was born Jan. 8, 1917, in DeSoto, son of Samuel and Mary Couch McMullin. He married Vernelda "Nellie" Diefenbach. Mr. McMullin was a carman/welder with Missouri Pacific Railroad. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in DeSoto...
Elaine Province (11/13/03)
Elaine Province, 82, of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Harris Hospital in Fort Worth. Mrs. Province lived in Cape Girardeau 20 years, where she was a social worker for the state of Missouri. She moved to Texas five years ago...
Genevieve Loida (11/12/03)
Genevieve Loida, 91, of Scott City died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 2, 1912, in St. Louis, daughter of Henry and Alice Calliotte Loida. Loida had been a machine operator at Ely Walker. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church...
Ethel Bartsch (11/12/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ethel Lucille Bartsch, 86, of Anna died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill.. She was born Sept. 9, 1917, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Ernest Lafayette and Tempa Jane Harrell Parmly. She and William Henry "Bill" Bartsch were married March 26, 1938, in Jackson. He died Sept. 3, 1992...
Charles Naeger (11/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles R. Naeger, 76, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 20, 1927, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., son of Charles A. and Olivia Schlattmann Naeger. He and Mary Lou Hoffman were married Sept. 25, 1948...
Mary Kiefer (11/11/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary Kiefer, 94, of Advance died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 18, 1909, in Rombauer, Mo., daughter of William "Bill" and Artie Rievley Duncan. She and Fred Kiefer were married June 25, 1952, in St. Louis. He died April 26, 1979...
Virgil Freeman (11/11/03)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Virgil "J.D." Freeman Sr., 64, of Bell City died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 12, 1939, in Trenton, Tenn., son of John Franklin and Jane Edna Harris Freeman. Freeman was a mechanic for Potashnick Transportation Inc...
Alma Fortner (11/11/03)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Alma Jean Fortner, 66, of Zalma died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 5, 1937, at Zalma, daughter of Leo and Letha Ladd Whitehead. She and Ernest E. Fortner were married Oct. 11, 1954, at Essex, Mo...
Nell Houlihan (11/11/03)
Nell Hazel Houlihan, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 28, 1907, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Louis M. and Edna B. Creibaum Norvell. She and John J. Houlihan were married Aug. 29, 1933, in Cape Girar-deau. He died Sept. 22, 2001...
Irene Callaham (11/11/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Irene Callaham, 84, of Sikeston died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 26, 1918, in Kerwin, Kan., daughter of George and Rosa Miller McAdow. She and John P. Callaham were married June 22, 1951, at Oran, Mo. He died Dec. 27, 1983...
Genevieve Loida (11/11/03)
Genevieve Loida, 91, of Scott City died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Caroline Rose (11/11/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Caroline Rose, 59, of East Prairie died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at the home of a brother. She was born Jan. 29, 1944, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of John Wesley and Mary Marie Smith Rose. Rose was a home health caregiver with American Home Care, and a member of Elm Street Baptist Church near Charleston...
Chalmer Blessing (11/11/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Chalmer V. Blessing, 85, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was born Dec. 17, 1917, in Perry County, son of Joseph Henry and Mary Luvina Taylor Blessing. He and June Weibrecht were married Sept. 25, 1948, in Perryville...
Charlie Duff (11/11/03)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Charlie Duff, 85, of Portageville died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 22, 1918, in Lyon County, Ky., son of Jessie Hobert and Madie Ann Collins Duff. He and Mary Frances Durbin were married Nov. 30, 1940, in Portageville...
Charles Schweain (11/11/03)
Charles "Tommy" Schweain, 59, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at his home. He had valiantly struggled with cancer 14 years. He was born June 24, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, son of Riley and Mayme Wallace Schweain. He and Toni Friedrich were married Nov. 3, 1962. They celebrated 41 years of marriage this month...
Charles Schweain (11/10/03)
Charles "Tommy" Schw-eain, 59, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Dora Poole (11/10/03)
Dora Helen Poole, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at Heartland Care and Rehabilitation in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 14, 1923, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Willard and Pearle Pate Moore. Poole was a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau. She worked as a health-care aide for the elderly in their homes before retiring in 1994...
Linda Moore (11/10/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Linda Gale Moore, 57, of Chaffee, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at her family residence. She was born Sept. 15, 1946, at St. Louis, daughter of Charles and Lucille French Clark. She and Max Moore were married July 26, 1988...
Olga Bodenschatz (11/10/03)
Olga A. Bodenschatz, 92, of Shawneetown, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 9, 1911, at New Wells, Mo., daughter of Adolph and Louisa Jahn Thauwald. She and Walter E. Bodenschatz were married Feb. 26, 1933 at New Wells. He died on July 18, 1979...
Lillie Johnson (11/10/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lillie Marie Johnson, 75, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 13, 1928, daughter of Jesse and Gussie Kellerman Barks. She and Arvie "Buck" Johnson were married April 10, 1945...
Mike Blattel (11/10/03)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Mike Blattel, 85, of New Hamburg died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. He was born Oct. 15, 1918, at New Hamburg, son of Antone and Regina Diebold Blattel. He and Mary Ann Schulte were married Nov. 26, 1944. She died on Nov. 2, 1995...
Mary Smith (11/10/03)
Mary Hazel Smith, 75, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Delta, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 18, 1928, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Weston and Lena Goodwin Henderson. She and Levi Smith Jr. were married Feb. 28, 1946. He died on July 21, 1996...
Dora Poole (11/09/03)
Dora Poole, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at Heartland Care and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending with Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Mike Blattel (11/09/03)
NEW HARMBURG, Mo. -- Mike Blattel, 85, of New Hamburg died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Michael Barker (11/09/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Michael Glenn Barker, 40, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Feb. 18, 1963, at Anna, son of Glenn and Mary Edith Davis Barker. Barker was a manager at IKT Auto Parts in Anna. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Anna...
Camille Hawkins (11/09/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lois Camille Hawkins, 88, of Sikeston died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 25, 1915, daughter of William Franklin and Etta Barnett Henley. She and Woodrow Hawkins were married Feb. 6, 1946, at Sikeston...
Marie Lueders (11/09/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie L. Lueders, 88, of Perryville died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at her home. She was born Oct. 8, 1915, at Cedar Fork, Mo., daughter of Deitrick and Irene Adams Canter, and was adopted by Alfred and Minnie Klobe Hoehn. She and Edgar Lueders were married Aug. 15, 1943. He died March 27, 1977...
Rose Tull (11/09/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rose J. Tull, 80, of Perryville died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 2, 1923, at Kansas City, Kan., daughter of Joseph and Amalia Molly Baldasso Mastellotto. She and Melvin L. Tull were married Jan. 23, 1943...
Clinton Lincoln (11/08/03)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Clinton Lincoln, 80, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 18, 1923, son of Miles O. and Ruth A. Long Lincoln. He and Leola Bollinger were married Aug. 8, 1949, at Jackson...
Alma Turpin (11/08/03)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Alma Anna Turpin, 89, of Houston, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston. She was born Oct. 18, 1914, at New Hamburg, daughter of Joseph and Anna Bollinger Compas. She and Richard E. Turpin were married June 5, 1944...
Joyce Reitzel (11/08/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joyce Louise Reitzel, 54, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at her home. She was born April 15, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Howard and Cleora Pingel Blair. She and Michael Reitzel were married Aug. 30, 1975. Reitzel was employed at Wal-Mart in Perryville, and had been a child care provider. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Charles Wilson (11/08/03)
Charles T. Wilson, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Dec. 8, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edward T. and Mildred Doughty Wilson. He and Margaret J. Cotner were married May 18, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. She died March 18, 2002...
James Bird (11/08/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- James Bird, 75, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. He was born Nov. 23, 1927, in Pinckneyville, Ill., son of Wilford and Nora Wolfe Bird. Survivors include a brother, Arthur Bird of Pinckneyville, and a sister, Creneilia Bird of Alabama...
Bernard Broshuis (11/08/03)
Bernard J. "Ben" Broshuis, 83, of Jackson passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Ben and Elizabeth Wubker Holzum Broshuis. He and Johanna Holzum were married Feb. 27, 1943, at Guardian Angel Church in St. Louis...
Laura Matthews (11/08/03)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Laura Matthews, 91, formerly of Dexter, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 24, 1912, at Dexter, daughter of George Washington and Martha Ann Cooper Miller. She and Frank Cranston Matthews were married May 17, 1931, in Waterloo, Ill. He died Nov. 9, 1983...
Ruth Buckhannon (11/08/03)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ruth Allene Buckhannon, 94, passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, with daughters Darla and Wilmajo at her side. She was born Nov. 24, 1908, in St. Louis, daughter of Walter P. and Elizabeth Stausing Masters. Mrs. B. and William J. Buckhannon were married June 21, 1939. He preceded her in death April 9, 1967...
Charles Wilson (11/07/03)
Charles T. Wilson, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Billy Doughty (11/07/03)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Billy Joe Doughty, 63, of Alto Pass died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at his home. He was born March 2, 1940, in Alto Pass, son of Elmer Otis and Mamie Dale Smith Doughty. He and Betty Lou Sivia were married Nov. 11, 1962, in Anna, Ill...
Euen Andrews Jr. (11/07/03)
Euen Grant "E.G." Andrews Jr., 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 27, 1923, at Morley, Mo., son of Euen Grant and Nettie May Riley Andrews Sr. He and Betty Brockett were married July 10, 1941, at Morley...
Thomas Crawford (11/07/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thomas Larry "Tom" Crawford, 59, of Rock Hill, S.C., died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. He was born Jan. 18, 1944, in Point Pleasant, Mo., son of Landreth Lee and Ida Mae Renfro Crawford. He married the former Martha Foster...
Bruch Latimer (11/06/03)
Bruch "Greg" Latimer, 49, of Collinsville, Ill., formerly of Jackson, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, in Wood River, Ill. He was born June 9, 1954, in Newport, Ark., son of Jack and Jean Pardon Latimer. Survivors include his father of Jackson; a brother, Stan Latimer of Jackson; and a sister, Sheila Garland of Ocean Springs, Miss...
Donna Hartmann (11/06/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Donna R. Hartmann, 72, of Cairo died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 25, 1931, in Cairo, daughter of Louis E. and Martha Ross Sackberger. She married James B. Hartmann. Hartmann was a former accountant at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and its Altar Guild...
Edna Bohnert (11/06/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edna P. Bohnert, 90, of Perryville died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born July 3, 1913, in Perry County, daughter of Theodore B. and Anna Dambach Tanz. She and Otto G. Bohnert were married Nov. 5, 1939. He died Dec. 26, 1991...
Roy Colliflower (11/06/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Roy G. Colliflower, 101, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at Miner Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 5, 1902, in Hutsonville, Ill., son of John S. and Eliza Johnson Colliflower. He and Lillian V. "Tinch" Michael were married Sept. 16, 1934, at Commerce, Mo. She died June 20, 1998...
Louis Ralls (11/06/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Louis P. "Lum" Ralls, 72, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 14, 1930, in Jonesboro, son of Richard Herman and Marie Tucker Ralls. He and Frances Lehmann were married Sept. 30, 1952, in Erlangen, Germany...
Mary Davis (11/06/03)
Mary Ann Davis, 35, of Benton, Mo., formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, near Commerce, Mo. She was born Nov. 6, 1967, at Tullahoma, Tenn., to Carl and Fran Crosno Rose of East Prairie. She and Bennie E. Davis Jr. were married Sept. 8, 1987...
Raymond Schilling (11/06/03)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Raymond W. Schilling, 83, of Uniontown died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 3, 1920, at Frohna, Mo., son of Frederick and Bertha Wunderlich Schilling. He and Alma Kasten were married Sept. 21, 1946...
Ruth Berkbuegler (11/06/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth T. Berkbuegler, 86, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 30, 1916, in Perry County, daughter of Gilbert and Cecelia Gibbar Henderson. She and Herbert Berkbuegler were married Feb. 17, 1936. He died May 24, 1968...
John Wilhite Jr. (11/06/03)
A memorial service for John R. "Jack" Wilhite Jr. of Cape Girardeau will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Vicar Fred Gerlach will officiate. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum, with military rites by VFW Post 3838...
Lona Crader (11/06/03)
Lona Pearl Crader, 80, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 25, 1923, in Randles, Mo., daughter of William and Minnie Sheets Darby. She and Linder Ray Crader were married April 12, 1941. He died March 30, 1981...
Cora Brooks (11/05/03)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Cora M. Brooks, 81, of Advance died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1921, in North Fork, Ill., daughter of Abner and Mary Smith Trousdale. She and Wade Brooks were married March 13, 1942, at Benton, Mo. He died in 1977...
Carrie Parker (11/05/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carrie L. Parker, 84, of Cairo died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at her home. She was the daughter of Hester and Emily Cowan. She married Clyde Parker, who died Nov. 8, 1989. Parker had been a seamstress at Lowenbaum Manufacturing Plant in Mounds, Ill., and at M. Snower and Co. in Cairo...
Elmo Westmoland (11/05/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Elmo Westmoland, 86, of East Prairie died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Center. He was born June 7, 1917, at Matthews, Mo., son of Sim and Rose Ellen Chaffin Westmoland. He and Sally O'Connor True were married Nov. 9, 1986...
Theodore Lange (11/05/03)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Theodore Lange, 75, of Jonesboro died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. He was born June 21, 1928, in St. Louis, son of Herbert and Ethel Schueman Lange. Formerly of Wonder Lake, Ill., he was a member of Nativity Lutheran Church...
Bruch Latimer (11/05/03)
Bruch "Greg" Latimer, 49, of Illinois died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, in Illinois. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Janice Turner (11/05/03)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Janice Lea Turner, 53, of Sikeston, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1950, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Sye and Ollie Myers Atkinson. She and Larry A. Turner were married Feb. 18, 1969, in East Prairie...
Ruth Harrison (11/05/03)
Ruth M. Harrison, 83, of Jackson died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 23, 1920, in Cheraw, S.C. She and Wallace Harrison were married Dec. 28, 1941. He died in September 1950. Harrison had worked at Kamp's Coin Wash, Pope's Grocery, and owned the former 3-M's Quickie Mart, all in Jackson. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church...
James Carlton (11/05/03)
Capt. James Thomas Carlton, 76, of Mount Pleasant, Utah, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1927, in St. Louis, son of Capt. John T. and Emma Harris Carlton. He and Anna Jane Poulson were married in 1955 in Garden City, Nev...
John Wilhite (11/05/03)
John R. "Jack" Wilhite, 82, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 17, 1921, son of Dr. John R. Wilhite and Lillian Abington Wilhite Sr. in Liberal, Kan. He married Mary Elizabeth Brockmire on July 22, 1945, in Cape Girardeau...
Donald Cates (11/05/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donald H. Cates, 72, of Chicago, formerly of Anna, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Cobden, Ill., son of Charles Ford and Anna Elizabeth Hubach Cates. Cates was a custodian at Seventh-day Adventists Hospital in Chicago...
Jerry Cady (11/05/03)
Jerry Lee Cady, 50, of Freeport, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1952, in Imperial, Neb., son of Virgel and Lila Fuqua Cady. He and Cathy Sixt were married in 1975. Cady was a 1971 graduate of Chase County High School, and received a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and economics from Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa, in 1975...
Ruth Berkbuegler (11/05/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth T. Berkbuegler, 86, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 30, 1916, in Perry County, daughter of Gilbert and Cecelia Gibbar Henderson. She and Herbert Berkbuegler were married Feb. 17, 1936. He died May 24, 1968...
Sidney Morris (11/05/03)
Sidney "Gene" Morris, 71, of St. Peters, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1931, in Columbia, Mo., son of Sidney and Gladys L. Morris. Morris was an over-the-road driver with Yellow Freight 33 years. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; two sons, Richard Morris of San Marcos, Calif., Dennis Morris of Bridgeton, Mo.; a daughter, Debbie Sigler of Lake St. ...
Gerald Womack (11/05/03)
Gerald E. Womack, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born July 24, 1951, in Chicago, son of Willie J. and Genevieve Phills Womack. He and Barbara W. Bissell were married July 12, 1996, in Jackson...
Donna Hartmann (11/04/03)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Donna R. Hartmann of Cairo and formerly of Carbondale, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Jerald Womack (11/04/03)
Jerald Womack of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Donna Ruessler (11/04/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donna M. Ruessler, 55, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, in Perryville. She was born Nov. 12, 1947, in St. Louis, daughter of Thomas Joseph and Bernice Virginia Behrens Hosty. Ruessler was a home health-care worker with Tri County Pyramid Group in Fredericktown, Mo. She was a member of Eagles Auxiliary in Perryville...
Becky Glueck (11/04/03)
Becky Lu Glueck, 48, of Oran, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003. She was born Aug. 10, 1955, in Franklin, Neb., the daughter of Ralph and Jacqueline Netz McAtee Sr. She married Marvin L. Glueck on Sept. 20, 1980. She was a secretary for Guardian Angel Catholic Church and for the Guardian Angel Catholic Credit Union in Oran...
Elmo Westmoland (11/04/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Elmo Westmoland, 86, of East Prairie, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Center. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.
Novella Cornelison (11/04/03)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Novella Cornelison, 72, of Bernie died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born March 31, 1931, in LaValle, Mo., daughter of Scott and Carrie Trammell Craft. She and Alva Elvis Cornelison were married Jan. 16, 1959, at Bernie. He died Aug. 1, 2001...
Terry Lynn II (11/04/03)
Terry Vernon Lynn II, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 26, 1977, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, son of Terry Vernon Lynn and Theresa Gaye Harris Steagall. Terry attended high school in Conyers, Ga., where he excelled in baseball, pitching a no-hit complete game. Terry also pitched for the Conyers American Legion baseball team...
Betty Drace (11/04/03)
Betty J. Drace, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 15, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Les and Neldha Irene Sander Segraves. She and Dr. James A. Drace were married in 1948. He died April 28, 1975...
Olga Mungle (11/04/03)
Olga Mungle, 86, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Mungle was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Arthur and Anna Ludwig Loos. She and Gilbert Mungle were married Sept. 17, 1938. He died Jan. 11, 1990...
Lora Dean (11/04/03)
Lora Mae Lemonds Dean, 78, of Sacramento, Calif., died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Kaiser South Hospital in Sacramento. She was born Sept. 25, 1925, in St. Louis, daughter of Chester A. and Addie Mae Watkins Lemonds. Mrs. Dean was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Sacramento...
Dorothy Cox (11/04/03)
Dorothy Tod Cox, 78, passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at FJ Davey Nursing Home in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. She was born Jan. 17, 1925, near Advance, Mo., daughter of Mayo and Naomi Tilley Strong. She and James C. Cox were married in 1942. He passed away March 18, 1996...
Lanny Walker (11/04/03)
Lanny Allen Walker, 64, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1939, in Owensboro, Ky., son of Joseph Allen and Hazel Sanders Walker. He and Nancy Dorner were married Feb. 11, 1962. He was formerly of Livingston, Texas...
Juanita Britt (11/04/03)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Juanita Faye Britt, 70, of East Prairie died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Center. She was born May 8, 1933, near East Prairie, daughter of Harve and Cleo Lindsay Ivie. She and C.B. "Berl" Britt were married Dec. 20, 1947...
James Newcomer (11/03/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James D. Newcomer, 73, of Perryville, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at his residence. He was born June 16, 1930, at East Prairie, Mo., son of James and Carrie Bond Newcomer. He and Laura L. Prost were married Sept. 6, 1983, at Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Betty Drace (11/03/03)
Betty Drace, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Esther Michaud (11/03/03)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. --Esther H. Ellis Michaud, 88, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Sedgewickville, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at the St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. She was born Dec. 13, 1914, at Doniphan, Mo., daughter of the late Walter F. and Cora Conrad Ellis...
Donald Thiele (11/03/03)
Donald Avery Thiele, 79, of Cape Coral, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Nov. 2, 2003 at his son's home in Cape Girardeau from complications with cancer. He was born in Licksville, Mo., June 3, 1924, moving to Fredericktown, Mo., as a child. He was the son of Dayton and Samantha Mae Thiele. He and Anna Bell Cornman were married in Hope, Ark., July 28, 1942. They were married over 61 years...
Blanche Huff (11/03/03)
Blanche Huff, 92, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Nov. 11, 1910, at Sarcoxie, Mo., daughter of Henry Albert and Kathryn Carver Colwell. She and Russell Huff were married Aug. 11, 1932, at Springfield, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1967...
Bud Watkins (11/02/03)
Daniel Webster "Bud" Watkins, 64, of Bertrand, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Jan. 27, 1939, at Lilbourn, Mo., son of William Jasper "Jack" and Edith Rae Brown Watkins. He and Brenda Vance were married June 11, 1960, in St. Louis...
Larry Dickerson (11/02/03)
ELCO, Ill. -- Larry Dickerson, 62, of Elco died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 13, 1941, at Elco, son of James Monroe and Mary Marie Neace Dickerson. He and Janet Kunsman were married June 12, 1964. Dickerson was a driver employed by Willis Trucking and Jordan Trucking. He was a member of Trinity Pentecostal Tabernacle in Jonesboro, Ill...
Terry Lynn (11/02/03)
Terry Vernon Lynn II, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
David Townsend (11/02/03)
William David Townsend, 61, of Dexter, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 3, 1942, at Fisk, Mo., son of James and Myrtle Williams Townsend. He and Barbara Holyfield were married July 1, 1967...
Verbal Selph (11/02/03)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Verbal Lorine Selph, 69, of Morehouse died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 23, 1934, daughter of Elmer and Lucie Bradford Leek. She was formerly married to Charles Edward Selph. Selph was employed at the International Shoe Factory in Sikeston, Mo., and worked as a cook at Missouri Delta Medical Center and the Miner Nursing Center...
Lula Bryant (11/02/03)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Lula F. Bryant, 90, of Elkville, Ill., and formerly of Alto Pass, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Carbondale. She was born April 13, 1913, daughter of Walter and Velma Helm Meadows. She and Clifford G. Bryant were married Sept. 1, 1928. He died Sept. 1, 1979...
Blanche Huff (11/02/03)
Blanche Huff, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Chateau Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Jennifer Radetic (11/02/03)
Jennifer G. Radetic, 48, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 8, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Roy W. and Carrie McNeely Darter. She and Tom Radetic were married Aug. 19, 1988, at Cape Girardeau...
Jerry Castleman (11/02/03)
Jerry D. Castleman, 68, of Normal, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1935, in Union City, Tenn., son of William E. and Velma Maddox Castleman. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Lung Association...
Ida Niemeyer (11/02/03)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ida M. Niemeyer, 88, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at the Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born Nov. 27, 1914, in Perry County, Mo., daughter to William Lee and Mary Schemel Lee. She and Robert Niemeyer were married 1936 in East St. Louis, Ill. He died in 1995...
Jill Rhodes (11/02/03)
Jill Ann Rhodes, 64, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 2, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James and Flora Fox Abernathy. She married Terry Cora and later married Lester Rhodes. They preceded her in death...
Jill Rhodes (11/01/03)
Jill Ann Rhodes, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Dickerson (11/01/03)
ELCO, Ill. -- Larry Dickerson, 62, of Elco died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at his home. He was born Aug. 13, 1941, in Elco, youngest of eight children born to James Monroe and Mary Marie Neace Dickerson. He and Janet Kunsman were married June 12, 1964. Mr. ...
Lora Dean (11/01/03)
Lora Mae Dean, 78, of Sacramento, Calif., died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at Kleiser South Hospital in Sacramento. She was born Sept. 25, 1925, in St. Louis, daughter of Chester D. and Addie Mae Watkins Lemonds. Dean worked in housekeeping most of her life. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Lena Keller (11/01/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lena Murial Keller, 88, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born June 3, 1915, in Anna, daughter of John Amry and Alzada Keller Corbitt. She and Mark Keller were married June 24, 1933. He died Aug. 4, 1986...
Gloria Taylor (11/01/03)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gloria L. Taylor, 60, of Anna died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born March 29, 1943, in Flint, Mich., daughter of Andrew and Pansy Wollard Garvin. She and Harry Delbert Taylor Sr. were married July 15, 1961, in Joliet, Ill...
Jewell Mier (11/01/03)
Jewell C. Mier, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at her home. She was born Feb. 2, 1919, at Randles, Mo., daughter of William T. and Rosa Hughes Sheets. She and Landon F. Mier were married March 21, 1933, at Benton, Mo. He died Dec. 22, 1997...