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Obituaries from January 2004

Elmer Crippen (01/25/04)
Elmer Lee Crippen, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Cobden, Ill., son of Henry O. and Josie Staggs Crippen. Crippen was a member of the Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau for over 45 years. He served in the Army from 1943 to 1945. He was employed at Granite City Steel...
Roy Wilson (01/31/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Roy G. Wilson, 74, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born Sept. 29, 1929, to the late Roy "Pebble" Wilson and Hilda D. Boxdorfer Wilson Cretin. He married Volda R. Zahner Aug. 25, 1951...
Tommy Beeson (01/31/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cecil Thomas "Tommy" Beeson, 63, of Sikeston died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1940, in Sikeston, son of W.T. Beeson and Clera Littrell Beeson. He and Christine Cooksey were married Feb. 18, 1960. He and Helen Cooper were married Feb. 17, 1986...
James Drace (01/31/04)
James Rick Drace, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Life Care Center. He was born May 30, 1952, in Joliet, Ill., son of Dr. James A. and Betty J. Segraves Drace. Drace grew up in Cape Girardeau, was a graduate of Central High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He worked five years at the U.S. Post office in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church...
Dorothea Rudert (01/31/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dorothea H. Rudert, 81, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. She was born April 2, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Clarence and Emma Koch Hunze. She and Raymond A. Rudert were married Aug. 25, 1946...
Demetra Westrich (01/31/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Demetra Westrich, 34, of Benton died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, in Morehouse, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
J.D. Basinger (01/31/04)
CANALOU, Mo. -- James "J.D." Basinger, 68, of Canalou died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. He was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Pocahontas, Ark., son of Delbert and Ida Ellen Jackson Basinger. He married Armetta Faye Chapman, who died Sept. 22, 2002...
Leona Cissell (01/31/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leona K. Cissell, 84, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born June 19, 1919, in Perry County, daughter of Douglas and Nettie Luckey Nelson. She and Clarence Augustin Cissell were married April 11, 1953. He died March 24, 1990...
Timothy Jordan (01/30/04)
Timothy Michael Jordan, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, in an automobile accident on North West End Boulevard. He was born Feb. 12, 1977, in Perryville, Mo., son of Dennis and Beverly Jordan. He and Cassie Ponder were married May 13, 2000, in Cape Girardeau...
Dennis Crowley (01/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dennis John Crowley, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 1, 1923, in Rochester, N.Y., son of Dennis Leo and Mary Estelle Kavanaugh Crowley. He and Charlotte M. Bancel were married April 30, 1949. She died Aug. 14, 1997...
Annie Dove (01/30/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Annie Marie Dove, 79, of Benton died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 24, 1924, in Greensboro, N.C., daughter of Henry Oma and Annie Elizabeth Gardner. She first married Joe Hettenhouser, who preceded her in death. She later married Milford Brashears, who also preceded her in death...
Arnold Pulliam (01/30/04)
Arnold Eugene Pulliam, 64, of Potosi, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Potosi. He was born Jan. 19, 1940, at Scopus, Mo., son of Curb and Selley Angel Pulliam. He and Carol McColloch were married Aug. 5, 1961, at Potosi...
Maude Martin (01/30/04)
Maude Juanita Martin, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Clay County, Ark., daughter of Henry and Winnie Mae Kimes Nash. She first married Vincent Boyer in April 1940. He preceded her in death. She later married Henry J. Martin Aug. 16, 1947, in Clay County. He also preceded her in death...
Freeda Haimes (01/30/04)
Freeda Alene Haimes, 74, of Millersville died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at her home. She was born July 30, 1929, in Jonesboro, Ark., daughter of Herman Alan and Berta Fay Chester Brooks. She and J.T. "Bo" Haimes were married Dec. 18, 1949. Haimes moved to Millersville in June 1991 from San Leandro, Calif. She was a member of San Leandro First Baptist Church...
Catherine Baker (01/30/04)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Catherine Diane Baker, 47, of St. Louis died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at DePaul Health Center in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 12, 1956, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of Bill Caldwell and Lorene Powell. She and John Baker were married May 18, 1974, at Lilbourn...
Leroy Welker (01/30/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Leroy Welker, 74, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born May 24, 1929, near Advance, Mo., son of Barney and Mae Devenport Welker. He and Doris Jean Trentham were married Dec. 23, 1950. Welker was a self-employed mechanic...
Blanche Bailey (01/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vesta Blanche Bailey, 92, of Sikeston died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at her home. She was born June 22, 1911, in Seymour, Mo., daughter of James Walter and Mamie Hicks Denney. She and Robert Lewis Bailey were married Sept. 10, 1933, at Mansfield, Mo. He died June 3, 1984...
Harvey Osterholm (01/30/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harvey Wilson Osterholm, 66, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 14, 1937, in St. Louis, son of Harvey George and Violet Madge Wilson Osterholm. He and Alma Isabell Dillow were married June 27, 1959, at University City, Mo...
Velma Miller (01/30/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Velma "Jackie" Miller, 97, of Thebes died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 28, 1906, at Thebes, daughter of Ed and Minnie Pence Honey. She married Loyd Miller, who died in 1974. Miller worked on the family farm and in the family restaurant. She was a member of Thebes Baptist Church...
Thomas Tucker Jr. (01/29/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Thomas G. Tucker Jr., 62, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 11, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas Gilmore and Emma Catherine Blechle Tucker. He and Brenda Coy were married July 17, 1976...
Arnold Baker (01/29/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Arnold U. Baker, 77, of Charleston died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Feb. 20, 1926, at Wyatt, Mo., son of Lindsey G. and Opha Mae Kennedy Baker. He and Patty Louise Baker were married Dec. 21, 1946...
Don Wilson (01/29/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Don Wilson, 73, of Jonesboro died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born April 23, 1930, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Olen Henry and Verna Franklin Wilson. He and Mary McIntire were married in 1951 in Hernando, Miss. She died Oct. 13, 1984...
Curtis Payne (01/29/04)
G. Curtis Payne, 74, of Whitewater died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 25, 1929, son of Guy and Katie Kirk Payne. He and Francine Whitesell were married March 14, 1969. Payne received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla. He retired as a civil engineer and track supervisor with Frisco Railway Co. in Chaffee, Mo. He was a member of First Baptist Church at Whitewater...
Annie Dove (01/29/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Annie M. Dove, 79, of Benton died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Steinborn (01/29/04)
Ruth Mae Steinborn, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 13, 1915, at Whitewater, daughter of Lewis Wiley and Rosa M. Nance Young. She and Emil H. Steinborn were married Nov. 10, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 19, 1988...
Louise Amschler (01/29/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louise Amschler, 93, of Anna died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Union County Hospital. She was born Nov. 7, 1910, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of John and Louise Hoehn Bergman. She married Howard Hoehn Oct. 2, 1940, who died in 1954. She later married Henry Guetersloh and then Alfred Amschler. Both preceded her in death...
Alvin Clingingsmith (01/29/04)
Alvin "Jake" Clingingsmith, 84, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 8, 1919, at Neelys Landing, son of Charles F. and Bessie Lou Sides Clingingsmith. He and Alma Hanselmann were married June 29, 1943, in Jackson...
Homer Staats (01/28/04)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Homer Francis Staats, 90, of Farmington died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Parkland Health Center. He was born Jan. 16, 1914, at Arab, Mo., son of Perry and Alma Shell Staats. He and Dora Lee were married Aug. 31, 1937, at Marble Hill, Mo. She died April 29, 2003...
Wilson Boyd (01/28/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Wilson C. Boyd, 91, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girar-deau. He was born Nov. 17, 1912, at Rockview, Mo., son of Bill and Ezella Prosser Boyd. He and Helen Winchester were married May 12, 1934, at Marble Hill...
Jane Crisel (01/28/04)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Jane Crisel, 60, of Puxico died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 9, 1943, in Ash Hill, Mo., daughter of Glen and Geneva Wicks Sisco. She and Jerry Crisel were married Feb. 3, 1962, at Ash Hill...
Carlton Adams (01/28/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Carlton F. Adams, 78, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 3, 1925, in Plumerville, Ark., son of Clarence F. and Grace C. Campbell Adams. He and Pauline Morris were married April 15, 1976, in Bertrand, Mo...
Mildred Roberts (01/28/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mildred Roberts, 86, of Cairo died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. She was born Jan. 6, 1918, in Lovelaceville, Ky., daughter of J.M. and Zada Hines Clark. She married Charles Roberts, who died in 1998. Roberts was a secretary many years with Alexander County Highway Department in Olive Branch, Ill. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church...
Mabel Halter (01/28/04)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Mabel Favell Halter, 101, of Jacksonville, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, in Jacksonville. She was born May 23, 1902, at Commerce, daughter of Sterling Price and Laura Huffstutler Matney. Halter was a retired seamstress. Survivors include a son, Lynn Favell of Cape Coral, Fla.; two daughters, Doris Cunniff of Jacksonville, Evelyn Hooker of Beebe, Ark.; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren...
Selma Loberg (01/28/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Selma M. "Sis" Loberg, 96, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 16, 1907, in Perryville, daughter of Romanus John and Anna Victoria Hoffman Zahner. She married William Loberg, who died March 23, 1974...
Alvin Clingingsmith (01/28/04)
Alvin "Jake" Clingingsmith, 84, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 8, 1919, at Neelys Landing, son of Charles F. and Bessie Lou Sides Clingingsmith. He and Alma Hanselmann were married June 29, 1943, in Jackson...
Don Wilson (01/28/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Don Wilson, 73, of Jonesboro died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Curtis Payne (01/28/04)
G. Curtis Payne, 74, of Whitewater died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Timothy Gibbar (01/28/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Timothy Charles Gibbar, 28, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, in an automobile accident in Perry County. His mother, Connie Sue Gibbar, also died in the accident. He was born May 1, 1975, in Perry County, son of Raymond Charles and Connie Sue Ruessler Gibbar. He and Gwen N. Abernathy were married Nov. 29, 1997, in Perry County...
Connie Gibbar (01/28/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Connie Sue Gibbar, 49, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, in an automobile accident in Perry County. Her son, Timothy C. Gibbar, also died in the accident. She was born Dec. 30, 1954, in Perryville, daughter of Fred and Lorine Pecaut Ruessler. She and Raymond Charles Gibbar were married Aug. 24, 1974, in Perryville...
Nannie Williams (01/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nannie Williams, 94, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 10, 1909, in Huntsville, Ala., daughter of Earnest and Mattie Maynord Williams. She married Robert Lee Williams, who died in November 1960...
Bruce Housman (01/27/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Bruce Douglas Housman, 58, of Charleston died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born May 24, 1945, in Mississippi County, son of Claude Walter and Marie Hutson Housman. He and Betty Fay Rosson were married Jan. 24, 1964. Housman was owner and operator of Housman's Fish Market until retiring due to ill health. He had attended Cornerstone Church at Bertrand, Mo...
Christine Eftink (01/27/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Christine J. Eftink, 87, of Oran died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at her home. She was born June 18, 1916, in Bollinger County, daughter of Emanuel and Drieka Spooler Nance. She and William G. Eftink were married July 24, 1934. He died May 1, 1986...
Sister Flora Schnurbusch (01/27/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sister Flora Frances Schnurbusch, 90, of Richmond Heights, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Franciscan Sisters of Mary Convent in Richmond Heights. She was born Oct. 30, 1913, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of August F. and Theresa F. Leible Schnurbusch...
Wilma Deane (01/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wilma Katherine Deane, 89, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 9, 1914, in Sikeston, daughter of William and Madge Grafton Johnson. Deane retired as a medical technician at a nursing home in Oklahoma...
Frances Southard (01/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frances M. Southard, 68, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 21, 1935, in New Madrid County, Mo., daughter of Alfred and Irene Wilbanks Caudle. She married Teddy Southard, who died March 27, 1992...
Michael Baker (01/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Donnell Michael Baker Jr., 39, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1964, in Sikeston, son of Donnell Michael and Rita Faye Boardman Baker Sr. Baker was a member of First United Methodist Church...
Anna Greenway (01/27/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Anna M. Greenway, 55, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born March 3, 1948, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Thomas and Mary Arlene Trexler Delgy. She and Allie Greenway were married Sept. 1, 1989, in Ballard County, Ky...
John Abercrombie (01/27/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- John L. Abercrombie, 78, of Tamms died at 5:04 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 12, 1925, in McClure, Ill., son of Chester Arthur and Cecil Miles Abercrombie. J.L. married Mary C. Colyer Aug. 2, 1946...
Earleen Poole (01/27/04)
Earleen Jean Poole, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at her home. She was born March 17, 1953, in Honolulu, Hawaii, daughter of Earl M. and Flora J. Correia Sumner Sr. She and Matthew Poole were married April 1, 1983, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii...
Catherine Henry (01/27/04)
BRIDGETON, N.J. -- Catherine Amelia Henry, 86, of Bridgeton died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at The Goldfinch House assisted living facility in Bridgeton. She was born April 3, 1917, in Benton, Mo., daughter of Robert Cooper and Amelia E. Steimle Brock. She graduated from Benton High School...
Marie Jackson (01/27/04)
Marie Jackson, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 16, 1914, in Dix, Ill., daughter of Arr and Mary Mallie Dodson. She and Homer Jackson were married in 1933. He died in 1978. Jackson was formerly of Olive Branch, Ill...
Louise Amschler (01/27/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louise Amschler, 93, of Anna died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Union County Hospital. She was born Nov. 7, 1910, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of John and Louise Hoehn Bergman. She married Howard Hoehn Oct. 2, 1940, who died in 1954. She later married Henry Guetersloh and then Alfred Amschler. Both preceded her in death...
Richard Tweedy (01/27/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Richard "Dick" Tweedy, 64, of Stone Mountain, Ga., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, in Summerville, S.C. He was born Feb. 16, 1939, in Jonesboro, son of Clarence and Virgie Bass Tweedy. He and Patricia Fusaro were married Nov. 23, 1958, in Huntington, Long Island, N.Y...
Vernon Chester (01/26/04)
NORFOLK, Va. -- Vernon "Bud" Chester, 82, of Norfolk formerly of Tamms, Ill., and Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Ballentine Living Retirement Home in Norfolk. He was born Apr. 8, 1921, in Tamms, son of Harry and Mabel Lingle Chester. He married Bernice Tucker on Dec. 25, 1946. She died Aug. 3, 1996...
John Abercrombie (01/26/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- John L. Abercrombie, 75, of Tamms, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Gir-ardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Connie Gibbar (01/26/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Connie Sue Gibbar, 49, of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004. Funeral arrangements are pending at Miller Family Funeral Home.
Taylor Shipley (01/26/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Taylor Danial Paige Shipley, 2, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at her residence. She was born Dec. 4, 2001, daughter of Omar Daniel and Heather Michelle Chapman Shipley. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Matthew D. Shipley; and a sister, Emily G. Shipley, all of the home...
Timothy Gibbar (01/26/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Timothy C. Gibbar, 29, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004. Funeral arrangements are pending at Milller Family Funeral Home.
Pearl Fox (01/26/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pearl Fox, 76, of Marble Hill, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir-ardeau. She was born Feb. 23, 1927, at Hiram, Mo., daughter of Vader and Sally Pig Blocker. She and Otto Fox were married Sept. 23, 1942. He died on April 5, 1985...
Vivian Menz (01/26/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Vivian M. Menz, 75, of Perkins, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir-ardeau. She was born April 26, 1928, at Powe, Mo., daughter of the late Buster and Carrie Jackson Dortch. She and Robert "Robby" Menz were married Oct. 12, 1942. He died on Nov. 16, 2000...
Marie Jackson (01/26/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Marie Jackson, 89, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir-ardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Freda L. Shafer (01/26/04)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Freda L. Shafer, 89, of Marion, Ill., formerly of Olmsted, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at the Heartland Hospital in Marion. She was born Feb. 14, 1914, at Olmsted, daughter of William and Laura Duerckheimer Sauerbrunn...
Glen Wilkey (01/26/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Glen Ray Wilkey, 59, of Sikeston, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, in Marble Hill, Mo. He was born June 12, 1944, at Hornersville, Mo., son of the Charles and Blanche Vernor Wilkey. He and Kathy Frankum Kiefer were married on May 9, 1989...
Leo Burger (01/26/04)
Leo E. Burger, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 28, 1911, in Scott County, Mo., son of Alexander and Clara Georger Burger. He and Florence Hahn were married March 4, 1935, at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson. She died on Oct. 31, 2000...
Lila Williams (01/26/04)
Lila Opal Williams, 95, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Jan. 12, 1909, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Lawson and Emma Woodward Will-iams. Williams was a second-grade teacher for 43 years who taught for 14 years at Vanduser, Mo., four years at Williamsville, Mo., five years at Benton, Mo., and 20 years at May Greene. She was a SEMO graduate and a member of the First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Catherine Henry (01/26/04)
BRIDGETON, N.J. -- Catherine Amelia Henry, 86, of Bridgeton, N.J., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at The Goldfinch House assisted living facility in Bridgeton. She was born April 3, 1917, in Benton, Mo., the daughter of Robert Coope and Amelia E. Steimle Brock. She graduated from Benton High School...
Lila Williams (01/25/04)
Lila O. Williams, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are pending at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Leo Burger (01/25/04)
Leo E. Burger, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Monday with parish prayers at 7 p.m. at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral...
Willard Douglas (01/25/04)
Willard C. Douglas, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 6, 1909, in Illmo, Mo., son of O.C. and Mae Smith Douglas. He and Eva Morgan were married. She preceded him in death. He married Sally Hobbs Aug. 28, 1976...
Virginia Lemmink (01/25/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Virginia May Lemmink, 72, of Benton died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at the home of her grandson in Scott City. She was born May 8, 1931, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of Troy Clifton Carr and Ruby May Wren. She and James Robert Lemmink were married Aug. 30, 1947, at Pochahontas, Ark. He died June 21, 1983...
Edith Heath (01/25/04)
Edith Haman Heath, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at the Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born July 3, 1909 in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William Christian and Adeline Bennett Haman. She married Walter W. "Chick" Heath at Jonesboro, Ill., on May 22, 1928. He died Jan. 31, 1973...
Norman Baker (01/25/04)
Norman Lee Baker, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, January 24, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 11, 1931, in Annapolis, Mo., the son of Leeman P. and Laura Pender Baker. Baker was a pipeliner and was a member of Pipeliners Union No. 798 for 44 years. He served as a paratrooper in the United States Army and was a member of Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church...
Margaret Greene (01/24/04)
Margaret A. Greene, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 24, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Willie and Ethel Lincoln Mecham. She and Clyde E. Greene were married Feb. 26, 1982, in Cape Girardeau...
Wanda Singletery (01/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wanda May Singletery, 87, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 15, 1916, in Dayton, Ohio, daughter of Frank P. and Augusta Koch Woodward. She and Balus Singletery were married Sept. 2, 1955, in Galesburg, Mich...
Elmer Crippen (01/24/04)
Elmer Crippen, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Cape Life Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Virginia Lemmink (01/24/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Virginia May Lemmink, 72, of Benton died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, in Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Snell (01/24/04)
GRAND TOWER, Ill. -- Mildred E. Snell, 92, of Grand Tower died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born June 17, 1911, in Villa Ridge, Ill., daughter of R.C. and Cordelia Book Prewitt. She and Elmer A. Snell were married Sept. 21, 1928, in Cairo, Ill. He died Feb. 20, 1972...
Lars Stevenson (01/24/04)
Lars Meredith Stevenson, 93, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Monticello House. He was born Oct. 20, 1910, in Shawneetown, son of Hugh Roy and Lula Emma Gladish Stevenson. He and Wanda Garrett were married March 14, 1943. Stevenson served 15 years active duty with the U.S. Army Air Corps, and later served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He was an operating engineer with Franklin Earth Moving in Albuquerque, N.M., retiring in 1970. He moved to Jackson in 1987...
Maymie Taylor (01/24/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Maymie E. Taylor, 80, of Anna died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Sept. 17, 1923, in Riverton, Ill., daughter of Grover C. and Ida May DeWeese Harris. She and Wid C. Taylor were married March 8, 1964, in Anna. He died May 15, 2001...
Theresia Pobst (01/24/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Theresia Louisa Pobst, 93, of Oran died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Lincoln Plaza Nursing Center in Lonoke, Ark. She was born March 7, 1910, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Jacob and Louisa Caroline Burger Leible. She and Leo Wendlon Pobst were married March 29, 1932. He died March 16, 1986...
Judge Edward Calvin (01/24/04)
Judge Edward Eugene Calvin, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Burlington, Colo., son of Asa Everett and Helen Marguerite Evans Calvin. He and Barbara Nichols were married June 14, 1953, in Sidney, Iowa...
Carl Vaughn (01/24/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Carl Eugene Vaughn, 74, of Rural Route 1, Mounds, died very suddenly at 10:50 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, upon arrival at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Mr. Vaughn was born Aug. 9, 1929, in Cairo, Ill., son of the late James H. Vaughn and Sarah (Bauer) Vaughn...
Virginia Davison (01/23/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Virginia Fay Davison, 69, of Thebes died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of Thomas Ruel and Merva Lee Coke Fox. She married Roy L. Davison. Davison was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse Church...
Judge Edward Calvin (01/23/04)
Judge Edward Eugene Calvin, 73, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Preisler (01/23/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Doris Zene Preisler, 77, of Patton died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 28, 1926, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of Francis Henry and Ellen Susie Fulton Yount. She first married Raymond Tinnin. She later married Frank Preisler...
Pauline Finney (01/23/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Pauline Esterlee Finney, 85, of Advance died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 4, 1918, in Obion, Tenn., daughter of Johnny Lee and Pearl Hudson Mobbs. She and Raymond "Goob" Finney were married Sept. 4, 1937, at Portageville, Mo. He died Dec. 5, 1974...
George Eaton (01/23/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- George L. Eaton, 70, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at his home. He was born May 19, 1933, at Zalma, Mo., son of Henry and Grace Whitehead Eaton. Eaton was employed 35 years at Brass-Mill Co. in East Alton, Ill...
Kenneth Clifton (01/23/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kenneth D. Clifton, 69, of Marion, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Ill. He was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Illinois, son of Roy L. and Irene V. Schooley Clifton. He and Shirley Morgan were married Nov. 14, 1989, in Jonesboro, Ill. She died Feb. 6, 1999...
Vernon Chester (01/23/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Vernon "Bud" Chester, 82, formerly of Tamms, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, in Norfolk, Va. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Norman Fisher (01/23/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Norman "Casey" Fisher, 72, of Olive Branch died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 23, 1931, in Elco, Ill., son of Harry and Myrtle Jordan Fisher. Fisher had worked at Silica Mill...
Alma Halter (01/22/04)
Alma Marie Halter, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at her home. She was born March 20, 1921, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Robert and Paula Seyer Messmer. She and Romanus Halter were married Sept. 28, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 8, 1996...
Virginia Askew (01/22/04)
Virginia Willetta Askew, 82, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Dec. 7, 1921, in Burfordville, daughter of Dennis A. and Carrie Z. Helderman. She and Beaven J. Askew were married July 20, 1946, in Mississippi County, Ark. He died Oct. 28, 1978...
Melvin Sitze (01/22/04)
BARNHART, Mo. -- Melvin Sitze, 62, of Barnhart died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born Aug. 11, 1941, at Puxico, Mo., son of Raymond and Daisy Pauline Sitze. He and Pearl Starkey Hartsell were married June 2, 1984, at Marquand, Mo...
Bonnie Day (01/22/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bonnie Lee Day, 80, of Kingsland, Ga., formerly of Advance, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, in Kingsland, following an extended illness. She was born March 3, 1923, in Stoddard County, Mo. She married George Day, who died in 1993. Day was a member of First Baptist Church in Kingsland and its Joy Sunday School Class...
James Hartmann (01/22/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James B. Hartmann, 77, of Cairo died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. He was born May 2, 1926, in Cairo, son of William F. and Rita Rose Lehning Hartmann. He married Donna Sackberger, who died Nov. 3, 2003. Hartmann retired as a sales representative with Jim Pearl Inc. in Carbondale, Ill. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Elks Lodge 651, VFW Post 2649, and Knights of Columbus Council 1027, all in Cairo...
Harold Lowes (01/22/04)
Harold A. Lowes, 89, of Oak Ridge, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 19, 1914, at Jackson to the late August and Cora Ludwig Lowes. He married Helen Koch July 16, 1950. She survives of Oak Ridge...
Flora Garrison (01/22/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Flora Mabel Garrison, 97, of Sedgewickville died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Sept. 27, 1906, in Marshall, Ark., daughter of William C. and Laura A. Cummings Ragland. She and Marcus A. Garrison were married in 1929. He died in 1948...
Clarence Maes (01/22/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clarence E. Maes, 96, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 26, 1907, in Chicago, son of John A. and Grace Baker Maes. He married Margaret Hascher, who died Jan. 11, 1996...
Dorothy Dudley (01/21/04)
Dorothy Helen Dudley, 81, of Jackson died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Aug. 21, 1922, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Emmazar and Emma Sonora Criddle Baker. She and Woodrow W. Dudley were married July 17, 1943, at Allenville. He died Aug. 8, 1973...
Darwin Rodewald (01/21/04)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Darwin F. Rodewald, 77, of St. Mary died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was born Nov. 30, 1926, in Ava, Ill., son of Rudolph and Blanche Eggers Rodewald. He and Ruby R. Amberger were married April 15, 1951...
Alma Halter (01/21/04)
Alma M. Halter, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at her home. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dennis Hale (01/21/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dennis R. Hale, 31, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 20, 1972, at Dexter, Mo., son of William and Iva Jane Stewart Hale. Hale was employed at Gilster-Mary Lee...
Pearl Hampton (01/21/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Pearl Sina Victoria Hampton, 91, of Dallas, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at the home of a daughter in Carrollton, Texas. She was born Jan. 8, 1913, in Conran, Mo., daughter of Charles Edward and Mary Elizabeth Sanders Denbow. She and Arthur Cash "A.C." Hampton were married Feb. 12, 1931, in Benton, Mo. He died April 1, 1983...
Helen McCloud (01/21/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen McCloud, 75, of Harrisburg, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Harrisburg Medical Center. She was born Dec. 12, 1928, in Union County, Ill., daughter of William C. and Elsie Crowell McCloud. McCloud was active with Coleman Tri-County Services in Harrisburg. She was formerly of Anna...
Stacey Bowers (01/21/04)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Stacey Marie Bowers, 34, of Bertrand died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., from injuries received in an automobile accident near Bertrand. She was born Nov. 30, 1969, in Sikeston, daughter of Brad and Joan Marie Groves Bowers...
Goldie Smith (01/21/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Goldie M. Smith, 83, of Tamms died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 9, 1920, in Elco, Ill., daughter of William and Victoria Josephine Reynolds Dailey. She and Ralph B. Smith were married June 12, 1935, at Tamms...
Herbert Essner (01/21/04)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Herbert Anton Essner, 83, of New Hamburg passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 16, 1920, in New Hamburg, son of Nicholas A. and Coena M. Welter Essner. He and Virginia I. Diebold were married May 7, 1946, at Benton, Mo...
Jeanette Ruby (01/21/04)
Wanda Jeanette Ruby, 74, of St. Ann, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Mission Hospital in Mission, Texas. She was born June 9, 1929, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the Rev. J.L. and Mary Rogers. She married George "Bud" Ruby. Jeanette was a member of the Assemblies of God Church...
Richard Talbert (01/20/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Richard C. Talbert, 44, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, in Windsor, N.C. He was born Aug. 18, 1959, in Natchez, Miss., son of Ruben and Dirse Talbert. He and Deanna Wibbenmeyer were married Sept. 8, 1990. Talbert was owner/operator of Talbert Construction. He was a member of Elks Lodge 2701 and River Hills Eagles Aerie 4034...
Alvie Tinsley (01/20/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Alvie "Curly" Tinsley, 88, of Thebes died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Jan. 17, 1916, in Gale, Ill., son of Alva and Maude Smith Tinsley. He and Barbara Merritt were married May 30, 1959. She died April 5, 1998...
Mattie Sims (01/20/04)
Mattie Mae Sims, 77, of Gordonville died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 15, 1926, at Concord, Mo., daughter of Richard Robert and Avery Ellen Summers Mullins. She and L.C. Sims were married Oct. 28, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He died April 25, 1990...
Morris Jones (01/20/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Morris Jones, 79, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at his home. He was born March 22, 1925, in Sikeston, son of Harry and Opal Griggs Jones. He and Della M. Eskew were married Jan. 7, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She died Feb. 6, 1994...
Helen Koetting (01/20/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen E. Koetting, 67, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born March 23, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Earl and Opal Withers Leslie. She and Hubert C. Koetting were married June 8, 1968. He died Dec. 22, 2002...
Dorothy Dudley (01/20/04)
Dorothy H. Dudley, 81, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Billie Kiehnau (01/20/04)
Billie Kiehnau, 85, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 25,1918, at Oak Ridge, daughter of George and Mayme Williams Jenkins. She married Don Kiehnau. Survivors include her husband; a son, Larry Keltner of Mississippi; a daughter, Tina Majors of Oklahoma City; a sister, Dorothy C. Illers of Jackson; and four grandchildren...
Ruby Varnon (01/20/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ruby Pearl Varnon, 90, of Benton died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Dec. 27, 1913, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of Arthur Newton and Zelma Mae O'Guinn Wright. She and Sam Jarrett Varnon were married Sept. 12, 1934, at Benton. He died Jan. 11, 1978...
Helen Newell (01/20/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Helen D. Newell, 89, of St. Louis died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Delmar Gardens in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 19, 1914, in Chicago Heights, Ill., daughter of Arthur and Matilda Meyer Daniels. She and Hughie Newell were married near Lutesville, Mo. He died Sept. 27, 1991...
Charleen Doberenz (01/20/04)
WEATHERFORD, Texas -- Charleen Kay Doberenz, 50, of Weatherford died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born Dec. 14, 1953, in Jacksonville, Fla., daughter of Joseph and Lorraine Gass. She married Marvin E. Doberenz 30 years ago...
Frederick Siebert (01/20/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Frederick Michael Siebert, 86, of Chaffee died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 30, 1917, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., son of Anton P. and Margareth M. Simon Siebert. He and Hilda M. Schilli were married Aug. 7, 1948. She preceded him in death June 15, 2003...
Dorothy Hadler (01/20/04)
Dorothy Hadler, 65, of Bismarck, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at her home. She was born March 21, 1938, at New Wells, daughter of Rudolf and Clara Tiedemann. She married Willis Hadler. Hadler was raised in Jackson and was a graduate of Jackson High School. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bismarck...
Janet Clutts (01/20/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Janet Clutts, 58, of Thebes died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 13, 1945, in New York City, the daughter of Richard and Thelma Farris Clutts. She is survived by her father, Richard Clutts of Thebes; and a brother, John Clutts of Thebes...
Goldie Smith (01/20/04)
Goldie M. Smith, 83, of Tamms, Ill., died Jan. 19, 2004 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.
Norman Fisher (01/20/04)
Norman "Casey" Fisher, 72, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jerome Fortenberry officiating...
Alvie Tinsley (01/19/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Alvie "Curly" Tinsley, 88, of Thebes died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes...
Janet Clutts (01/19/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Janet Clutts, 58, of Thebes died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Dennis Weber (01/19/04)
Dennis D. Weber, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at his home. He was born June 27, 1951, at Perryville, Mo., son of Adolph and Olga Bachman Weber. He and Louise Kazzee were married July 30, 1999, at Las Vegas, Nev. He was a self-employed carpenter in the Cape Girardeau area and a member of the American Pool Players Association. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War...
Ray Davis (01/19/04)
Ray R. Davis, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 25, 1920, at Randles, Mo., son of Harrison and Grace Lape Davis. He and Corvella "Kinks" Spurlock were married Nov. 7, 1940, at Cape Girardeau...
Christopher Wickam-Maglone (01/19/04)
Christopher Alan Wickam-Maglone, 30, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 8, 1973, at Granite City, Ill., son of Terry and Beverly Maglone Wickam. He was a carpenter for Flora Daniels Construction...
Marjorie Mills (01/19/04)
Marjorie Groves Mills, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frederic and Allene Wilson Groves. She and George Osbourn Phillips were married in April 1947, and he preceded her in death in November 1990. She and Judson R. Mills were married in Cape Girardeau in 1978, and he preceded her in death in 1985...
Ray Davis (01/18/04)
Ray R. Davis, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Almeda Mayfield (01/18/04)
ST. ANN, Mo. -- Almeda Mayfield, 87, of St. Ann died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at DePaul Medical Center in Bridgeton, Mo. She was born July 27, 1916, in the Scopus area, daughter of Bernie E. and Elsie V. Bollinger. She and Addis C. Mayfield were married. He died in 1966...
Albert Orr (01/18/04)
Albert Wallace Orr, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 28, 1923, in Huntington Park, Calif., son of Albert Wallace and Sarah Ludlow Orr. He and Wanda Gough were married Jan. 31, 1997...
Wilma Wright (01/18/04)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Wilma Irene Wright, 87, of Poplar Bluff, and formerly of rural Jonesboro, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Three Rivers Healthcare in Poplar Bluff. She was born May 11, 1916, in Frisbee, Mo, daughter of Luther and Myrtle Smith Arnold. She married Charles E. Wright in 1932. He died Aug. 13, 1977. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Puxico, Mo...
Edna Hill (01/18/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edna M. Hill, 81, of Dongola, Ill., died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Parkway Manor in Marion, Ill. She was born May 12, 1922, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Lawrence and Irene Coleman Davis Sr. She was a member of the Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church, east of Anna, and was retired from the dietary department at Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Development Center...
Wanda Carson (01/18/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Wanda Carson, 79, of Dongola died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Aug. 23, 1924, at Johnston City, Ill., daughter of Theodore Dobb and Hazel Lea Windings Goins. She married Edward Carson Sept. 11, 1940. He died Jan. 21, 1986...
Hudson Hopkins (01/18/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Hudson "Hoppy" Hopkins, 47, of Jonesboro died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, in Jonesboro. He was born June 27, 1956, in Eldorado, Ill., son of Donnie and Joe Cathcart Hopkins. He married Julie Aydclott Frye Oct. 9, 1999, in Alto Pass, Ill. He worked at the Marion Federal Prison for approximately 15 years. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Ill...
Doshea Tully (01/18/04)
EDWARDSBURG, Mich. -- Doshea Jacobs Tully, 93, of 16594 US-12, Union, Mich., formerly of McClure, Ill., passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at 12:18 a.m., at the home of her daughter, Eileen Miller of Union. Doshea was born Jan. 3, 1911, in McClure, the daughter of the late Hosea and Maude Smith Hooker...
David Eakens (01/17/04)
David J. Eakens, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 3, 1928, at Tallapoosa, Mo., son of Velva Wogover. He first married Vina W. Davis April 17, 1954, in Colfax County, N.M. She died March 13, 1972. He later married Vivian A. Klein Phillips May 12, 1973, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She died Aug. 26, 2001...
Rev. Jessie Devenport (01/17/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Rev. Jessie Odell Devenport, 93, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. He was born Nov. 29, 1910, near Bessville, Mo., son of Jessie Leroy and Nora Octavine Moore Devenport. He and Vallie May Lincoln were married Jan. 8, 1928. She died July 5, 1993...
Albert Orr (01/17/04)
Albert Wallace Orr, 80, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Beardslee (01/17/04)
Charles Grady Beardslee, 84, of Maineville, Ohio, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Meadowbrook Care Center in Montgomery, Ohio. He was born Jan. 14, 1920, at Blodgett, Mo., son of Paul and Frances Groves Beardslee. He and Virginia Porch were married April 22, 1956...
Wilma Wright (01/17/04)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Wilma Wright, 87, of Poplar Bluff died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Three Rivers Healthcare Center. She was formerly of Union County, Ill. Friends may call at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Clyde Trucks (01/17/04)
CASEYVILLE, Ill. -- Clyde A. Trucks, 74, of Caseyville died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Ill. He was born Jan. 7, 1930, in St. Louis, son of Clyde and Mildred Granamen Trucks. He married Shirley Wright. Mr. Trucks was a retired train engineer and road foreman with Terminal Railroad...
Samuel Kennedy (01/16/04)
Samuel Glendon Lee Kennedy was stillborn Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, James G. Kennedy and Audrey L. Crites of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Wilson Kennedy of the home; maternal grandparents, Jerry "Fritts" and Carol Curtis of Perryville, Mo., Jeff and Gayla Crites of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandparents, Patsy Smith and Gary Abernathy of Cape Girardeau, Roy and Peggy Kennedy of Randles; maternal great-grandparents, Alan Jones of Millersville, Naomi Crites of Jackson, Daryl and Marilyn Johnson of Cape Girardeau; and paternal great-grandmother, Rose Smith of Daisy.. ...
George Kissell (01/16/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- George M. "Mike" Kissell, 57, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born April, 4, 1946, in St. Louis, son of Lorene Kuehner. He and Teresa Webb were married Dec. 2, 1979. Kissell formerly worked at Miner Nursing Center. He was an elder at Sikeston Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses...
William Sullivan (01/16/04)
William Eric Sullivan, 81, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. He was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Richard and Ida Wendel Sullivan. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sullivan; four sons, Clark Sullivan of North Las Vegas, Nev., Billy Sullivan of the state of Florida, Mark Sullivan of Shawnee, Kan., Charlie Sullivan of Jackson; two daughters, Cecilia "Cece" Olson of Kelso, Mo., Maria Gomes of Spring Valley, Calif.; two sisters, Lee Boos and Elizabeth Hanning of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Harry, Al and Joe Sullivan, all of Cape Girardeau, Wendell Sullivan of Sturgeon, Mo.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.. ...
Sarah Trentham (01/16/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Sarah Anna Isabelle Trentham, 89, of Patton died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at her home. She was born March 30, 1914, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of John and Nancy Jane Welker Douglas. She and the Rev. Henry Carl Trentham were married Sept. 14, 1935...
Geraldine Hull (01/16/04)
Thelma Geraldine Hull, 68, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Claude and Myrtle Mae Poe Huff. She and Cordell Hull were married April 7, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark. Mrs. Hull was raised in Cape Girardeau, moving to Jackson two years ago. She was of the Assembly of God belief. She was an avid worker in the church and with her grandchildren...
Mae Miller (01/16/04)
Mae Adelie Miller, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 26, 1915, at Egypt Mills, daughter of Edward H. and Laura L. Froemsdorf Hanebrink. She and Dallas O. Miller were married Sept. 16, 1937, at Benton, Mo...
Gerald Lyne Sr. (01/16/04)
Gerald D. Lyne Sr., 85, of Delta died at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 19, 1918, in Oran, Mo., son of Edmond S. and Fannie Lobmaster Lyne Sr. He first married Thelma Terry, who preceded him in death in 1963. He and Retta M. Parker were married Jan. 29, 1966...
Marcella Adams (01/16/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Marcella Webb Adams, 79, of Vienna, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at her home. She was born May 25, 1924, in Tamms, the daughter of Henry and Minnie Miller Bufford. She married Floyd Webb. He preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 1959. She later married Doyle Adams. He preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1997...
Howard Davidson (01/16/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Howard Davidson, 96, of Anna died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born July 13, 1907, in Dongola, Ill., son of Charles and Myrtle Dillow Davidson. He and Nina Hileman were married June 16, 1940...
Thelma Hull (01/15/04)
Thelma Geraldine Hull, 68, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Claude and Myrtle Mae Poe Huff. She and Cordell Hull were married April 7, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark. Mrs. Hull was raised in Cape Girar-deau, moving to Jackson two years ago. She was of the Assembly of God belief. She was an avid worker in the church and with her grandchildren...
Mae Miller (01/15/04)
Mae Miller, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Charles Ward (01/15/04)
Charles Buford "Pete" Ward, 61, of East Prairie, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 19, 1942, at East Prairie to Buford Ward and Maxine Anderson Ward Sherman. He and Vivian Pritchett were married June 7, 1963...
Walter Maxwell (01/15/04)
Walter Ray Maxwell, 84, of the Dogwood community near East Prairie, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born March 20, 1919, at Bertrand, Mo., to Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell. He married Betty Bone, who preceded him in death...
Gerald Lyne Sr. (01/15/04)
Gerald D. Lyne Sr., 85, of Delta, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Patricia Hotchkiss (01/15/04)
Patricia R. Hotchkiss, 75, of Imperial, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, in Imperial. She was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Illmo, daughter of Frederick and Ruby Cruse McKinney. She married Lynn Hotchkiss. Hotchkiss was formerly of Scott City. She was a nurse at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and at Lake Hospital in Lake Worth, Fla., more than 20 years...
Roy Huffman (01/15/04)
A memorial service for Roy Lee Huffman of Jackson will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at Fruitland Community Church in Fruitland. The Rev. Mike Parry will officiate. The funeral and burial was held Monday in Denmark, Iowa. Huffman, 58, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at his home...
Beatrice Hester (01/15/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Beatrice Hester, 86, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at Beverly Healthcare. She was born Oct. 4, 1917, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Ernest and Minnie Cantrell Faulkner. She and Paul Hester were married May 19, 1934, at Beech Grove Church near Bloomfield. He died Aug. 15, 1978...
Leevada Hinkebein (01/15/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Leevada Lee Hinkebein, 72, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 4, 1931, at Caney, Mo., daughter of Ben Joseph and Ludwina Catherine Westrich Mier. She and Luke Theodore Hinkebein were married Jan. 3, 1951. He died Dec. 29, 1987...
Bertha Cash (01/15/04)
Bertha Aline Cash, 93, of Mount Vernon, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Mount Vernon Care Center. She was born May 4, 1910, in Jefferson County, Ill., daughter of Fred Omer and Daisy Mae Wimberly Eyre. She and George L. Cash were married Nov. 4, 1935, in Salem, Ill. He died Nov. 11, 1981...
Nannie Smith (01/14/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Nannie H. Smith, 86, of Advance died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Oct. 5, 1918, in Amagon, Ark., daughter of David and Lalie Green Moss. She and Aubrey Smith were married in 1935. He died Feb. 9, 1984...
James Hughes (01/14/04)
James Hughes Jr., 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Life Care Center. He was formerly of Mounds, Ill. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Susie Nelson (01/14/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Susie Nelson, 99, of Anna died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Dec. 13, 1904, daughter of Ham and Effie Bridges. She and Monroe Nelson were married Oct. 9, 1920, in Union County. He died in 1972...
Nellie Liley (01/14/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Nellie J. Liley, 79, of Advance died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center in Puxico, Mo. She was born Jan. 2, 1925, at Leora, Mo., daughter of W.R. "Bug" and Della Deck Lewis. She and Glen Liley were married Nov. 22, 1959, near Advance. He died June 22, 1996...
Olga Hill (01/14/04)
Olga C. Hill, 93, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 22, 1910, in Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of G.L. and Mattie Lena Hill Chandler. She and Willard Hill were married May 30, 1946, in Tucson, Ariz. He died Jan. 5, 1985...
Helen Kaempfe (01/14/04)
Helen Marie Kaempfe, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1912, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Henry and Minnie Bell Farrow Perry. She and Richard Kaempfe were married April 28, 1934, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 12, 1992...
Helen Duenne (01/14/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Helen Duenne, 72, of Charleston died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 28, 1931, in Huffman, Ark., daughter of John Thomas and Mollie Barnes Faust. She and Herman Bernard Duenne were married June 3, 1953. He died July 10, 1994...
Mary Gatlin (01/14/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Etna Atwood Gatlin, 98, of Little Rock, Ark., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003. She was born July 2, 1905, at Naylor, Mo. She and Earl Gatlin were married Nov. 1, 1924. Gatlin was formerly of Chaffee and Doniphan, Mo. She retired as a post mistress with the U.S. Postal Service. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Doniphan...
Fordy Bevens (01/14/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Fordy Bevens, 36, of Thebes died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born May 11, 1967, in Alexandria Bay, N.Y., son of Ford and Linda May Bevens Jr. He and Penny Sue Embrey were married June 14, 1989. Bevens was employed by the city of Cape Girardeau. He was a sword collector and enjoyed his saltwater fish aquarium...
Janice Meyr (01/14/04)
Janice Lynn Meyr, 52, of New Wells passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1951, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Willard and Amanda Detjen Steffens. She and Ron Meyr were married Jan. 23, 1971, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg. They would have celebrated 33 years of marriage next week...
Kenneth Break (01/13/04)
Kenneth Lee Break, 76, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girar-deau, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
W.M. Daugherty (01/13/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- W.M. "Billy Mac" Daugherty, 71, of Chaffee died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 4, 1932, in Chaffee, son of Claude and Edith Blackwell Daugherty. He and Anita Cowell were married Aug. 11, 1951...
Janice Meyr (01/13/04)
Janice L. Meyr, 52, of Jackson died Monday, Dec. 12, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Richard Robinette (01/13/04)
Richard G. Robinette, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 6, 1917, in Lampasas, Texas, son of John G. and Helen Webster Robinette. He married Virginia Opperman April 21, 1979, in Cape Girar-deau...
Fordy Bevens (01/13/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Fordy Bevens, 36, of Thebes died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born May 11, 1967, in Alexandria Bay, N.Y., son of Ford and Linda May Bevens Jr. He and Penny Sue Embrey were married June 14, 1989. Bevens was employed by city of Cape Girardeau...
Sharon Walker (01/13/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Sharon K. Walker, 52, of Cobden died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Dec. 22, 1951, in Anna, daughter of Robert and Rosetta Vancil Forehand. She married Ty Walker Nov. 24, 1971, in Muleshoe, Texas...
Andre Bailey (01/13/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Andre D. Bailey, 48, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Kyrous Streeter (01/13/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Kyrous Mabrey Streeter, 86, of Oran died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 1, 1917, in Calhoun County, Miss., son of T.H. and Kate Cooper Streeter. He and Elsie Calhoun were married Dec. 19, 1940, at Lilbourn, Mo...
Lessie Wyatt (01/13/04)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- Funeral for Lessie Bea Wyatt, 87, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, will be at 1 p.m. today at Landess Funeral Chapel in Campbell. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until time of service...
Junior Hanschen (01/13/04)
Junior Martin "Pete" Hanschen, 80, of Gordonville died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 19, 1923, in Gordonville, son of Martin and Clara Eggers Hanschen. He and Doris Albin were married Jan. 19, 1946. Hanschen attended the former Gordonville School, and was a 1941 graduate of Jackson High School. He worked 33 years at International Shoe Co. in Jackson and 10 years at Procter & Gamble, retiring in 1984. He was a lifetime member of Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
Reda Suchman (01/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Reda V. Suchman, 91, died Jan. 11, 2004, at Sikeston Health Care in Sikeston. She was born Aug. 20, 1912, in Sikeston, daughter of Squire Spence and Dora Ellen Rudloff Vaughn. She was a member of Tanner Street Church of God. She worked in the food service division of Sikeston Public Schools before retiring...
Charles Grojean (01/13/04)
The funeral for Charles W. "Sonny" Grojean, 82, of Cape Girardeau will be at 11 a.m. today at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, with military rites by VFW Post 3838. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral today...
Helen Dittlinger (01/13/04)
Helen Elvira Dittlinger, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born at Lutesville, Mo., at the home of her grandmother, Elvira Key Watkins, to Samuel Edward Dial and Beulah Hunt Dial. She married Albert Alphonse Dittlinger July 4, 1935, at Benton, Mo. ...
Darrol Dowdy (01/12/04)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Darrol Dowdy, 64, of Dexter died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. He was born Oct. 17, 1939, at Dexter, son of Danzil and Pauline Lawrence Dowdy. He and Elaine Jordan were married on Feb. 15, 1959, at Broseley, Mo...
Mildred Holshouser (01/12/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mildred L. Holshouser, 93, of Shelbyville, Ill., formerly of Hillsboro, Ill., and Anna, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville. She was born Aug. 29, 1910, at Cobden, Ill., daughter of Jacob and Josephine Owen Hunsaker. She and George Dick were married on June 21, 1930. He died Aug. 28, 1970. She married Harold Holshouser on April 6, 1975. He died Oct. 26, 1988...
Charles Grojean (01/12/04)
Charles "Charlie" W. Grojean, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
F.M. Scherer (01/12/04)
F.M. Scherer, 82, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 6, 1921, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Fridolin and Clara Enderle Scherer. He and Ruby Roth were married Feb. 18, 1950, at Fornfelt...
Imon Goins (01/12/04)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Imon Eugene "Jinker" Goins, 63, of Villa Ridge died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Ill. He was born May 16, 1940, son of the late Imon and Hattie Mae VanMeter Goins. Goins was a Navy veteran and retired carpenter...
Sondra Deimund (01/12/04)
Sondra K. Deimund, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 16, 1942, at Cape Girar-deau, daughter of the late Clarence and Eleanor Pittman Loos. Deimund was a nurses aid at the Lutheran Home for 13 years. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, the Ladies Guild at the church, the Missouri Extension Homemaker Association and the Bridge Club. She was also a volunteer for the American Cancer Society...
Mary Gladish (01/11/04)
Mary Julia Gladish, 86, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at Monticello House. She was born August 22, 1917, in Chicago, Ill., daughter of Carl and Caroline Brosa Doscotch. Gladish worked as a bookkeeper for Draper and Cramer Women's Clothing Store in Chicago, retiring in 1982. She moved to Kennison, Ga., and then to Jackson in 1997...
Luther Qualls (01/11/04)
NEELYVILLE, Mo. -- Luther C. Qualls, 86, of Doniphan, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Three Rivers North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Oct. 7, 1917, in Kennett, Mo. He and Dorlis Maxine Helms were married March 4, 1969. Qualls was a retired truck driver...
W.M. Daugherty (01/11/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- W.M. "Billy Mac" Daugherty, 71, of Chaffee died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 4, 1932, in Chaffee, son of Claude and Edith Blackwell Daugherty. He and Anita Cowell were married Aug. 11, 1951...
F.M. Scherer (01/11/04)
F.M. Scherer, 82, of Scott City died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
RIchard Robinette (01/11/04)
Richard G. Robinette, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
James Rankin (01/11/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James E. "Sonny" Rankin, 73, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1930, at Claryville, Mo., son of Joseph and Gladys Lesch Rankin. He and Jaunita Sauer were married Nov. 12, 1955. He was a truck driver for Sutterer Oil Company. He was also a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, American Legion Post 133 and the VFW. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War...
Roy Huffman (01/11/04)
Roy Lee Huffman, 58, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at home. He was born April 5, 1945, in Fort Madison, Iowa, son of Hazen and Lucille Derr Huffman. He and Cheryl Davis were married Aug. 24, 1972. Huffman served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a general superintendent for Fru-Con Construction Co...
James Farrar (01/11/04)
James Norman Farrar, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born May 15, 1940, in Advance, Mo., son of Jimmy Jackson Bowers and Montez Farrar. Farrar moved to Cape Girardeau when he was four years old and lived here ever since. He worked for McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis for 12 years. He worked for Seabaugh Flooring Co. for 12 years and was then self-employed as a hardwood flooring installer until retirement...
Tryon Lindabury (01/11/04)
Tryon Smith "Lindy" Lindabury Sr. passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, in Missouri City, Texas, at the age of 86 years and three days. He was born Dec. 24, 1917, in Burlington, N.J., son of Glenn Andrew and Gertrude Belle Tryon Lindabury. He married Ruth Mildred Cayse Feb. 16, 1940, in her hometown of St. Louis...
Velma Surgant (01/10/04)
Velma C. Surgant, 69, formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004. She was born April 23, 1934, in Scott City. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Kutis South County Chapel in St. Louis, Mo. The funeral will follow at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in National Cemetery...
George Statler (01/10/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- George H. Statler, 90, of Marble Hill died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1913, near Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Joseph and Mary Statler. He and Ethel M. Eaker were married Sept. 7, 1940, near Lutesville, Mo...
William Leinger (01/10/04)
GRASSY, Mo. -- William Norman Leinger, 74, of Grassy died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 3, 1929, in St. Louis, son of Eugene and Mamie Strubelt Leinger. Leinger had been a boilermaker with Combustion Engineering...
Gertie Smith (01/10/04)
UNITY, Ill. -- Gertie Mae Smith, 84, of Unity died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights, Ill. She was born Nov. 19, 1919, in Palestine, Ark., daughter of Marcus and Nancy Watkins Rogers Sr. She and Sellie S. Smith were married Feb. 28, 1937. He died March 13, 2002...
Molene Childers (01/10/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Molene V. Childers, 85, of Sikeston died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 1, 1918, in Unity, Ill., daughter of Thomas and Phoebe Ann Phillips Hagler. She and Orville Glenn Childers were married June 26, 1937, at Charleston, Mo. He died Oct. 24, 1996...
Roy Huffman (01/10/04)
Roy Lee Huffman, 58, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at his home. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, at King Lynk Funeral Home in Fort Madison, Iowa. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Denmark Congregational United Church of Christ in Denmark, Iowa, with the Rev. Daniel Moore officiating. Burial will be in Denmark Cemetery...
William Daugherty (01/10/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- William Daugherty, 71, of Chaffee died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Clark Duke (01/10/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Clark Dale "Corky" Duke, 64, of Oran died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Feb. 8, 1939, in East Prairie, Mo., son of George Emeriel and Etta May Roberts Duke. He and Russell Ann "Rusty" Hatfield were married Dec. 20, 1969, in Sikeston...
Freeda Gaines (01/10/04)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Freeda Leona Gaines, 85, of East Alton, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Eldercare of Alton, Ill. She was born Dec. 30, 1918, at Zalma, daughter of Jasper and Mattie Whitenburg Rea. She and Noah William Gaines were married Aug. 29, 1942, in East Alton, Ill. He died May 13, 2002...
H.F. Clare (01/10/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- H.F. "Jim" Clare, 90, of Oran died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1913, in Montgomery City, Mo., son of John Sallee and Julia Augusta See Clare. He and Hazel Phillips were married March 23, 1935. She died Sept. 11, 1975. He later married Mary Elizabeth McElyea Sept. 15, 1980...
Alfred Haney (01/09/04)
Alfred Haney, a native of Commerce, Mo., and former resident of the Bloomfield area, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Beverly Healthcare in Cape Girardeau. He was 75. He was born Nov. 18, 1928, the son of Smith James and Made Phipps Haney. He was a retired farmer and rancher and veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict...
H.F. Clare (01/09/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- H.F. "Jim" Clare, 90, of Oran died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1913, in Montgomery City, Mo., son of John Sallee and Julia Augusta See Clare. He and Hazel Phillips were married March 23, 1935. She died Sept. 11, 1975. He later married Mary Elizabeth McElyea Sept. 15, 1980...
Hazel West (01/09/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Hazel Marie Douglas West, 84, of Schertz, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at Northeast Methodist Hospital in Live Oak, Texas. She was born Jan. 19, 1919, at Matthews, Mo., daughter of Charles and LeLia Marie Detye Hardin. She first married Franklin Willard Douglas Nov. 2, 1935. He died Jan. 24, 1987. She and Elmer West were married June 3, 1989. He died in December 1994...
June Graham (01/09/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- June Graham, 66, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Arkansas University Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born Aug. 9, 1937, at Bloomfield, daughter of Wayne and Edith Young Hester. She and Billy Graham were married April 20, 2003...
Norman Slinkard (01/09/04)
Norman D. Slinkard, 82, of Delta died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 13, 1921, in Cape Girardeau County, son of David Guy and Ollie Lillian McClain Slinkard. Slinkard was a retired self-employed farmer, and a retired construction worker. He was a member of Allenville Baptist Church in Allenville...
Dora Hudson (01/09/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dora E. Hudson, 91, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 2, 1912, in Perry County, daughter of Theodore and Alice French Geile. She and J. Chalmer Hudson were married April 12, 1936. He died Nov. 25, 1986...
James Kennedy (01/09/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Ernest Kennedy, 76, of Bonne Terre, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at Parkland Hospital in Farmington, Mo. He was born July 25, 1927, in Perry, Miss., son of Dayton and Alice Kennedy. He and Barbara Alice "Betty" McDowell Comstock were married July 27, 1979. She died Dec. 19, 1999...
Florine Halterman (01/09/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Florine Palmer Halterman, 82, of Anna died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Carbondale Nursing and Rehab in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Nov. 25, 1921, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Leo and Beulah Ralls Warren. She and Charles Olen Palmer were married March 24, 1938, in Anna. He died Jan. 2, 1983. She later married Paul Halterman, who also preceded her in death...
Lorene Mabrey (01/09/04)
Lorene Evelyn Mabrey, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 28, 1918, at Dutchtown, daughter of Louis H. and Emily Emma Geiser Schulenberg. She and William Mabrey were married Aug. 28, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 11, 1966...
Florence Schlemeyer (01/08/04)
Florence C. Schlemeyer, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 13, 1906, at Senate Grove, Mo., daughter of Arnold and Lydia Bade Rohlfing. She and George Schlemeyer were married May 27, 1931. He died Oct. 14, 1985...
Ford Childers (01/08/04)
Ford D. Childers, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 26, 1915, in Cobden, Ill., son of Jesse Allen and Eliza Ellen Pearson Childers. He and Ethel A. Blessing Glasford were married Sept. 14, 1978, in Shawneetown, Ill. She died Dec. 4, 2003...
Helen Dittlinger (01/08/04)
Helen Elvira Dittlinger, 90, of Whitewater died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 22, 1913, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Samuel E. and Buelah Hunt Dial. She and Albert A. Dittlinger were married July 4, 1935, at Benton, Mo. He died June 15, 1994...
Preston Harper (01/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Preston Lawrence Harper, 2 days, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He was born Jan. 5, 2004, in Sikeston, son of Travis and Amanda Richardson Harper. Survivors include his parents of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Karen Richardson and David Pemberton Jr. ...
Vonda Snyder (01/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vonda Lee Snyder, 68, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Hayward Joseph and Verna Ussery Poe. She and the Rev. Bill Snyder were married March 25, 1956, in Cape Girardeau...
Eulalia Friend (01/08/04)
Eulalia F. Friend, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 8, 1918, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Arthur and Luella Bischoff Kirsch. She and Harry D. Friend were married Nov. 15, 1942, at Parma, Mo...
Ralph Vesterby (01/08/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ralph Doyle Vesterby, 63, of Selmer, Tenn., died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at McNairy Regional Hospital in Selmer. He was born Feb. 24, 1940, in Indio, Calif., son of Doyle Frederick and Minnie May Ramsey Vesterby. Vesterby was a pattern designer with Brown Shoe Co...
Msgr. Tom Miller (01/08/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Msgr. Tom Miller, 52, of Anna died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 4, 1951, son of Frank E. and Rose Catherine Ann Miller. He was pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna. Survivors include his mother...
Robert Shuck (01/08/04)
Robert F. Shuck, 93, of Seminole, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at Wright Nursing Center in Seminole. He was born June 3, 1910, in Elsberry, Mo., son of Robert F. and Margaret Mitchell Shuck. He and Gertrude Lehr were married March 23, 1935, in St. Louis. She died Feb. 10, 2000...
Henry Copman (01/08/04)
Henry Carl Copman, 70, of Wheaton, Md., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at his home. He was born April 2, 1933, in Advance, Mo., son of Paul and Lillie Hefner Copman. He and Rosemary O'Neill were married July 27, 1957. Mr. Copman retired from IBM after 36 years of service. He was an active volunteer with Meals on Wheels and Friendly Visitor Program...
Mary Hall (01/08/04)
Mary "Meg" Hall, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born May 2, 1925, in Washington, D.C., daughter of Arthur H. and Carolyn Easton Gass. She married William C. Hall, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Hall was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Mary's Council of Catholic Women...
Raymond Chandley (01/07/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Raymond Chandley of Cairo died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. Friends may call at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and after 9 a.m. Friday at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in National Cemetery...
Msgr. Tom Miller (01/07/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Msgr. Tom Miller, 52, of Anna died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Shuck (01/07/04)
Robert F. Shuck, 93, of Seminole, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at Wright Nursing Center in Seminole. He was born June 3, 1910, in Elsberry, Mo., son of Robert F. and Margaret Mitchell Shuck. He and Gertrude Lehr were married March 23, 1935, in St. Louis. She died Feb. 10, 2000...
Anton Miller (01/07/04)
Anton Shamon Miller, 25, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 5, 1978, in Chicago, son of Gentry and Ardella Renia Kindle Miller. He attended Egyptian High School in Tamms, Ill., and was later schooled in the Chicago area. He moved to Cape Girardeau from Chicago...
Mattie Busch (01/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mattie C. Busch, 65, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 14, 1938, at Yount, Mo., daughter of Walter K. and Mabel Hahn Heaps. She and Harold L. Helms were married Oct. 18, 1958. He died Aug. 12, 1987. She and Theodore R. Busch Sr. were married Nov. 3, 1994. He died March 31, 1998...
Dorothy Blackburn (01/07/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dorothy Blackburn, 77, of St. Louis died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 4, 1926, in Cairo, daughter of Frank and Clara Edison Webb. She married Robert Blackburn, who preceded her in death...
Paul Smither (01/07/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Paul G. Smither, 73, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1930, in Grahamville, Ky., son of Grover and Kattie Ratcliffe Smither. Smither had worked at Burkart Manufacturing and E.L. Bruce in Cairo. Survivors include a sister, Katherine Javoroski of Crystal Falls, Mich.; two brothers, Jesse Smith of Cape Girardeau and James Smither of Jeffersonville, Ind...
Raymond Wright (01/07/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Raymond Wright, 78, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Clarkton, Mo., son of Rudy A. and Beulah L. Freeman Wright. He and Betty Gray were married Aug. 8, 1944...
Juanita Porter (01/06/04)
Juanita Porter, 91, of Jackson died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 9, 1912, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Marion Hezekiah and Rosa Baker Small. She and Ralph Webster Porter Sr. were married Nov. 12, 1934. He died Oct. 22, 1958...
Paul Smither (01/06/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Paul G. Smither, 73, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at his home. Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Hubbs (01/06/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary R. Hubbs, 88, of Anna died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born June 29,1915, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Everett and Madie Hinman Rendleman. She and Carl Hubbs were married Aug. 2, 1941...
Helena Cracraft (01/06/04)
Helena Paulina Cracraft, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 3, 1915, at Tilsit, daughter of Louis Christian and Minnie Matilda Wedekind Burgfeld. She and John W. Cracraft were married Feb. 9, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death...
Clarence Pulliam (01/06/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clarence Pulliam, 95, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Aug. 28, 1908, son of David and Ida Boner Pulliam. He married Lois Wiggs in 1941, who died July 6, 1999. Pulliam was a farmer and a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church...
Thelma Johnson (01/06/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thelma Lorraine Sissom Johnson, 80, of Sikeston died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at her home. She was born March 1, 1923, in Caledonia, Mo., daughter of John Hughes and Pearl Virginia Hicks Grenia. She married Henry Casper Sissom, who preceded her in death. She later married Henderson Anderson Sissom, who also preceded her in death. She married Jerome Johnson, who died April 6, 1989...
McKaeley Chappell (01/06/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- McKaeley Nicole Chappell, 1 day, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She was born Jan. 2, 2004, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo., daughter of Michael and Michelle Reiss Chappell of Copperas Cove, Texas...
Rachel Jones (01/06/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Rachel B. Jones, 74, of Sedgewickville died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 7, 1929, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Homer M. and Goldie Bitterman Bohnsack. Jones was a certified nurse assistant, and had worked at Jackson Manor in Jackson...
Ernest McElrath (01/06/04)
Ernest McElrath, 81, of Farmington, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 15, 1922, at Bismarck, Mo., son of Harry and Ona Buxton McElrath. He married Ann Kirk. McElrath lived in Jackson seven years before moving to Farmington four years ago. He was a retired rural mail carrier, and a real estate broker...
William Coleman Jr. (01/06/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- William Michael Coleman Jr., 60, of Anna died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2004, from injuries received from falling off a ladder. He was born July 25, 1943, in Chicago, son of William and Helen Coleman. He and Valrey Lyerla were married April 4, 1970, in Kankakee, Ill...
Mary Halter (01/06/04)
Mary Ellen Halter, 81, of Sun City, Ariz., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004. She was born Nov. 5, 1922, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Loe and Ruth Jeffress. She and Michael J. Halter were married 58 years ago. Halter was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Jeff Halter of Jackson, Tenn., Jim Halter of Sun City; a daughter, Bev Peterson of Carefree, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Elve Johnson (01/06/04)
VANDUSER, Mo. -- Elve Johnson, 93, of Vanduser died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 6, 1910, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of James Andrew and Ada Ellis Hargett. She and R.A.P. Johnson were married March 3, 1928, in Blytheville. He died Dec. 4, 1980...
Howard King (01/05/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Howard E. King, 87, of Cairo died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born May 13, 1916, at Gill, Ark., son of the late George and Grace Simmons King. He married Zita Johnson...
Nancy Ladd (01/05/04)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Nancy "Grace" Ladd, 65, of Zalma died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born July 23, 1938, in Bollinger County, Mo., the daughter of the late Emmett "Pete" and Elizabeth "Bess" McHaney Nall. She married James Ladd on May 3, 1958, at Glennon, Mo...
Helena Cracraft (01/05/04)
Helena Paulina Cracraft, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 3, 1915. Arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ronnie Barks (01/05/04)
Ronnie "Bucky" L. Barks, 45, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 14, 1958, at Cape Girar-deau, son of the late Eugene and Theola Brown Barks. He and Tina Perdue were married Feb. 11, 1999...
Clarence Pulliam (01/05/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clarence Pulliam, 95, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care in Jonesboro, Ill. Arrangements are pending at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
William Staffen (01/05/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William Joseph Staffen, 76, of Perryville, Mo., formerly of Farmington, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004. He was born Dec. 7, 1927, at Libertyville, Mo., son of the late Eddie and Rose Steffan Staffen. Staffen served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He owned and operated D and B Concrete Finishers and worked throughout the state of Missouri for many years...
Hazel Gawenda (01/05/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Hazel Marie Gawenda, 75, of Lake of Egypt, Creal Springs, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born June 12, 1928, at Chicago, daughter of Joseph and Edna Kalat Miller Sr. She and Alex J. Gawenda Sr., were married on Feb. 8, 1947, at Chicago. He died on April 1, 1999...
James Morse (01/05/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- James "Jay" C. Morse, 74, of Dorsey, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at his residence. He was born May 25, 1929, in Powe, Mo., son of the late Allen and Myrtle Whitehead Morse. He and Norma Holshouser were married Sept. 4, 1960, at Wood River, Ill...
Orland Bollinger Sr. (01/05/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Orland James Bollinger Sr., 87, of Benton died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at his son's home in Benton. He was born July 4, 1916, at Benton, son of Theodore and Rosa Vogel Bollinger. He and Mary Jane Brock were married Aug. 31, 1941, at Benton...
Faye Heard (01/04/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Faye Lingle Heard, 91, of Hobart, Ind., formerly of Dongola, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Miller's Merry Manor in Hobart. She was born Aug. 23, 1912, daughter of Jesse and Anne Clark Lingle. She and Earnest Heard were married May 10, 1943. He died Aug. 27, 1974...
Madge Miller (01/04/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Madge Miller, 99, of Ullin, formerly of Dongola, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 23, 1904, daughter of William and Melissa Hill Toler. She and Russell Calvin were married in 1921. Miller worked for eight years for a shoe factory. ...
Marie Modde (01/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie C. Modde, 88, of Perryville died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 15, 1915, in Belgique, Mo., daughter of Ernst and Mary Moll Wood. She and Edward L. Modde were married Feb. 13, 1936. He died Oct. 1, 1990...
S.R. Schuchart (01/04/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- S.R. "Wes" Schuchart, 91, of Sikeston died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 2, 1912, in Union, Mo., son of Rudolph and Minnie Schuchart. He and Ella M. Heuiser were married on April 23, 1935, in Sikeston. She died April 30, 1999...
Helen Wichern (01/04/04)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Helen L. Wichern, 79, of Uniontown died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Aug. 7, 1924, at Jacob, Ill., daughter of Gustave and Ida Guetersloh Darnstaedt. She was a retired postmistress. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, the Grace Ladies Aid, the LWML and the Retired Cheerful Country Doers...
Alice Cox (01/04/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Alice Cox, 93, of Anna died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Heartland Health Care in Avon, Ind. She was born Aug. 12, 1910, in Flinthill, Mo., daughter of John and Emma Fritz Grothe. She and Henry Cox were married Dec. 12, 1931. He died May 4, 1974...
Noma Lancaster (01/04/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Noma Helen Jordan Lancaster, 91, of rural Anna died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on July 2, 1912, at Mill Creek, Ill., daughter of Henry and Minnie Lingle Jordan. She married Oris Jordan, who died in 1955. She then married Ed Lancaster, who died Jan. 9, 1986...
Mary Hardie (01/04/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Drucilla Hardie, 63, of Reseda, Calif., died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at North Ridge Hospital in North Ridge, Calif. She was born Sept. 5, 1940, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Violet Taylor and Philip May. Hardie had been a health-care provider...
John Henry (01/04/04)
John W. Henry, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home Sprigg Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
John Henry (01/04/04)
John W. Henry, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born on March 28, 1922, at McLeansboro, Ill., son of Cornelius and Grace McClimans Henry. He married Guadalupe Vera Ibarro on May 11, 1964, in Mexico City, Mexico...
Orland Bollinger Sr. (01/04/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Orland J. Bollinger Sr., 87, of Benton died Saturday Jan. 3, 2004, at the home of his son in Benton. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Otto Seabaugh (01/04/04)
Otto G. Seabaugh, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born on Oct. 9, 1914, at Cape Girardeau, son of John Otto and Caroline Sally Green Seabaugh. He and Della Sievers were married June 24, 1967, at Monroe, N.C...
Alma Tripp (01/04/04)
Alma Ann Tripp, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born on April 29, 1921, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Ernest H. and Louise Leine Stueve. She and Ralph Tripp were married Aug. 24, 1945, at St. Louis. He died July 16, 2003...
Kathleen Parks (01/04/04)
Kathleen Susan Parks, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Life Care Centers of Cape Girardeau. She was born July 18, 1922, in Batesville, Ark., daughter of George W. and Martha M. Ward Turner. Parks was a waitress at Al's Midtown for 26 years. She was a member of the VFW, Eagles, St. Mary Cathedral and the Council of Catholic Women...
Alice Cox (01/03/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Alice Cox, 93, of Anna died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Heartland Health Care Center in Avon, Ind. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Finn (01/03/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Virginia Rose Finn, 82, of Bloomfield died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo. She was born March 18, 1921, at Williamsville, Mo., daughter of Roy and Pearl McGee Haynie Sr. She and Alvin Finn were married July 27, 1940, at Kennett, Mo...
Ruth Miesner (01/03/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Ruth M. Miesner, 86, of Altenburg died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 27, 1917, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of John and Hulda Richter Heins. She and Gilbert Claus Miesner were married Feb. 26, 1938. He died Nov. 16, 1994...
Lorene Segraves (01/03/04)
Lorene T. Segraves, 93, of Scott City died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at her home. She was born May 23, 1910, at Senath, Mo., daughter of William and Nancy Fox Turman. She and Richard W. Segraves were married May 9, 1931. He died Oct. 18, 1957. Segraves was formerly of Cape Girardeau. She had been a receptionist for Dr. James Kinder, retiring in 1980. She was a member of Grace Pentecostal Church...
Lew Harmon (01/03/04)
Lew B. Harmon Jr., 67, of Cape Girardeau, died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, in a hospital at Fulton, Mo. He was president of Peoples Bank of Jackson and Altenburg, Mo. Parker Funeral Home in Columbia, Mo., is in charge of arrangements. Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson...
Mary Ross (01/03/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Ross, 54, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 26, 1949, in New Madrid County, Mo., daughter of Harry and Helen Young Burns. She married James Ross. Ross was a member of First Baptist Church...
Fred Kaempfer (01/03/04)
Fred L. Kaempfer, 80, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 27, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of William F. and Millie Ann Davis Kaempfer. He and Louise Dabbs were married March 25, 1952, in Cape Girardeau. She died April 10, 1988...
Kathleen Parks (01/03/04)
Kathleen S. Parks, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at the Lifecare Center of Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Faye Heard (01/03/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Faye Heard, 91, of Hobart, Ind., formerly of Dongola, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Miller's Merry Manor in Hobart. Crain Funeral Home in Dongola is in charge of arrangements.
Rettia Crites (01/03/04)
Rettia M. Crites, 82, of Daisy passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 3, 1921, in Daisy, daughter of Phillip and Rebecca Propst Sebaugh. She and Alfred Crites were married Oct. 12, 1940. He passed away Oct. 1, 1993...
Roland Wagner (01/03/04)
Roland Clinton Wagner, 79, of Jackson died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Jackson, son of Henry Joseph and Florentine Louise Wolgast Wagner. He and Betty Ruth McKinney were married Oct. 2, 1948, in Chattanooga, Tenn...
Verda Fronabarger (01/03/04)
Verda Lou Fronabarger, 85, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 18, 1918, in Burfordville, daughter of Jason and Matilda Green Phelps. She and Dale W. Fronabarger were married Dec. 24, 1939...
Ruie Calhoun (01/03/04)
Ruie Elizabeth Calhoun, 71, of Scott City died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 10, 1932, in Johnsonville, Tenn., daughter of William Henry and Mamie Corbitt Ledbetter. She and Raymond Lee Calhoun were married in January 1960. He died Dec. 21, 2003...
Vastie Griffin (01/03/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vastie Griffin, 100, of Sikeston died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1903, in Red Banks, Miss., daughter of George and Lula Young. She and John Griffin were married in 1926. Griffin was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church...
Kathryn Barringer (01/02/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Kathryn Barringer, 79, of Dongola died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at her home. She was born April 22, 1924, in Dongola, daughter of John and Clara Bracken Baker. She and Vincent "Dutch" Barringer were married May 8, 1948. He died Oct. 31, 2000...
Bonnie Gereau (01/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bonnie Jean Happe Gereau, 75, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Sept. 21, 1928, in Farrenburg, Mo., the daughter of Jake C. and Esther Farrenburg Happe. She married Robert Iver Gereau on Dec. 13, 1957. He preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1976...
Lula Etherton (01/02/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lula Lois Etherton, 80, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Mulkeytown, Ill., the daughter of William Carl and Lula Maude Snider Short. She worked as tech at Choate Mental Hospital for many years...
Elmer Reisenbichler (01/02/04)
POCAHONTAS, Mo. -- Elmer R. Reisenbichler, 88, of Pocahontas died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girar-deau. He was born May 6, 1915, in Pocahontas, the son of Rudolf and Lena Tanz Reisenbichler. He married Lillian Wachter on May 23, 1943. She survives...
William Seabaugh (01/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William B. Seabaugh, 93, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Nov. 15, 1910, in Patton, Mo., the son of Garrett and Emma Bollinger Seabaugh. He married Wanda Elizabeth Blunt in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Nov. 10, 1937. She preceded him in death on May 17, 1994...
Nathan Wibbenmeyer (01/02/04)
Nathan Vincent Wibbenmeyer, 15, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at his home, after a battle with cancer. Friends may call at Notre Dame Regional High School from 2 to 9 p.m. today, with a vigil service at 7. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the high school, with the Revs. Ed Stanger, Charles Prost, Scott Sunnenberg and Oscar Lukefahr officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery...
Delvin Roth (01/02/04)
Delvin Edward Roth, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 24, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Walter and Cora Koeppel Roth. Roth was a 1947 graduate of Central High School. He worked 37 years at Goodwin Printing Co. in St. Louis, retiring in 1990...
Madge Miller (01/02/04)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Madge Miller, 99, of Ullin and formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Joseph Martin (01/02/04)
MILLERSVILLE, Mo. -- Joseph Douglas Martin, 43, of Millersville died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Scopus, Mo. He was born June 4, 1960, in St. Louis, the son of Samuel D. Barnwell and Rose Martin. He attended Mineral Area Junior College. He was a land surveyor...
Mildred Young (01/02/04)
Mildred M. Young, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born June 15, 1919, in Graves County, Ky., the daughter of Floyd W. and Eugenia E. Scherfflus Morris. She married Walter Young on May 15, 1942, in Kennett, Mo. He survives...
Charles Lawson (01/02/04)
WHITEWATER, Mo. -- Charles H. "Skip" Lawson Sr., 59, of Whitewater, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at the family home following an illness. He was born June 10, 1944, at St. Louis, the son of Homer and Irene Durbin Lawson. He married Diana Lynn Strayhorn on Oct. 5, 1981, at St. Louis. She survives...
Hiram Fisher (01/02/04)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Hiram Junior Fisher, 74, of McClure died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1929, in Alexander County, son of William and Buena Jackson Fisher. He married Esther Smith, who preceded him in death. Fisher retired from Lonestar Cement in Dixon, Ill. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Olive Branch, Ill...
Joseph Francis (01/02/04)
Joseph A. Francis, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 22, 1918, in St. Louis, the son of Joseph A. Francis Sr. and Anna Seper Francis. He married Lela Marie Gammon on July 29, 1940, at Cape Girardeau. She survives...
Rettia Crites (01/02/04)
Rettia M. Crites, 82, of Daisy, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 3, 1921, in Daisy, the daughter of Phillip and Rebecca Propst Sebaugh. She and Alfred Crites were married Oct. 12, 1940. He passed away Oct. 1, 1993...
Emma Pittman (01/02/04)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Emma D. Pittman, 75, of Dexter died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was born Oct. 8, 1928, at Greenbrier, Mo., the daughter of Henry and Evie Borders Jones. She married Leon Pittman in 1942 at Zalma, Mo. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1958...
Muriel Dyer (01/02/04)
Muriel L. Dyer, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 17, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Vivan and Paula Waldman Dyer. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a graduate of the University of Missouri. She worked at Brown Shoe Co...