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Obituaries from February 2004

Ruth Ann Simon (02/29/04)
Ruth Ann Simon, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 16, 1953, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Herbert P. and Pauline Hixson White. She and Roger A. Simon were married Nov. 27, 1987, at Poplar Bluff...
Dearl Boyd (02/29/04)
Dearl W. "Bud" Boyd, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, in a tractor accident near his home. He was born June 26, 1938, at Peach Orchard, Mo., son of Earl L. and Afton Pratte Boyd. He and Barbara A. Glendening were married April 29, 1960, at Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Charles Lunsford Jr. (02/29/04)
Charles O. "Butch" Lunsford Jr., 56, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 22, 1947, in Anna, Ill., son of Charles O. Sr. and Carol Farrow Lunsford. Survivors include a son, Mark Lunsford of Jackson; his mother; two brothers, Darrell Lunsford of Oriole, Mo., and Gary Lunsford of Jackson; three sisters, Kathryn Pasley of Jackson, Lana Ussery of Wittenburg, Mo., Pat Koch of Oak Ridge; and three grandchildren...
Leon McWhorter (02/29/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Leon McWhorter, 74, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born July 5, 1929, at Clinton, Ky., the son of Jesse Lee and Birdie Sons McWhorter. McWhorter was retired from E.T. Simonds Constructions Co. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force, a member of the VFW Post 3455 in Anna and the Townsend F. Dodd American Legion Post in Anna...
Orville Wilkinson (02/29/04)
Orville F. Wilkinson, 79, of Whitewater died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Crump, son of Larkin and Snoda Proffer Wilkinson. He and Lulu Shumpert were married April 9, 1948. She survives. Wilkinson worked 23 years in the receiving room at Thorngate Ltd. in Cape Girardeau, retiring in 1999. He was a member of Whitewater Baptist Church...
Lyman Evans (02/29/04)
Lyman F. Evans, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Plans are incomplete at the Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Eileen Cruse (02/29/04)
ANNA, Il. -- Eileen Sue Cruse, 44, of Anna died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 20, 1959, in Fairfield, Calif., daughter of Marlyn Hoffman and JoAnne Hersom Forehand. She married Gaylon Cruse June 5, 1976, in Dongola, Ill...
Edward Rovner (02/29/04)
Edward Abraham Rovner, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 10, 1951, at Brooklyn, N.Y., son of Harold and Beatrice Strauss Rovner. He and E. Roberta Nafaiski were married May 4, 1996, at Oneonta, N.Y...
Edward McDaniel (02/29/04)
Edward Eugene McDaniel, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at home. He was born Sept. 6, 1924, at Cape Girardeau, son of Orel and Bertha Winkleplecht McDaniel. He and Emma Jane Lewis were married May 11, 1946, at Jackson. McDaniel served in the U.S. Army in World War II. McDaniel was employed by Florsheim Shoe Factory for 34 years. He retired in 1986...
Tillie Goetz (02/29/04)
Tillie Agatha Goetz, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 30, 1913, in New Hamburg, daughter of Lawrence and Therisia Scherer Westrich. She and Theodore Goetz were married on May 8, 1954, in Chaffee, Mo. He died April 17, 2000...
Gary Sitz (02/29/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Gary Dean Sitz, 64, of Advance died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Jan. 24, 1939, at Advance, son of Milo and Ruth Robison Sitz. He was married to Lila Friedrich. Sitz had worked at the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance and also the Advance schools for many years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Gladys Hankla (02/29/04)
ANNA, Il. -- Gladys M. Hankla, 85, of Chardon, Ohio, formerly of Anna died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Geauga Community Hospital in Chardon. She was born Jan. 12, 1919, in Balcom, Ill., the daughter of Samuel S. and Minnie Susan Moak Murphy. She married Dorris L. Hankla on June 25, 1939. He died Dec. 19, 1997...
Opal Jaco (02/29/04)
Opal M. Jaco, 88, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 22, 1915, in Oak Ridge, the daughter of John and Nora Miederhoff. She and Robert Jaco were married June 29, 1934. He died Aug. 16, 1996. Jaco was a member of Millersville United Methodist Church...
Wanda Gibbar (02/28/04)
Wanda Louise Gibbar, 73, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, She was born Nov. 9, 1930, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Dee and Ruby Keller Cox. She and James "Lemie" Gibbar Jr. were married Oct. 12, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. He died May 29, 2003...
Dearl Boyd (02/28/04)
Dearl "Bud" Boyd, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, in a tractor-related accident near his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sammy Thomann (02/28/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Samantha Camille "Sammy" Thomann, 83, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 7, 1920, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of Benjamin Arthur and Lillie Mae Bodi Tanner. She and Carl Irvin Thomann were married March 15, 1940...
Susie Aycock (02/28/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Susie Aycock, 89, of East Prairie died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born Feb. 13, 1915, in New Madrid County, Mo., daughter of Robert W. and Susie Mae Woodward Hunter. She and Eugene C. "Gene" Aycock were married Jan. 1, 1938. He died March 16, 1993...
Virginia Lamb (02/28/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Virginia Lee Lamb, 84, of Redlands, Calif., died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at her home. She was born July 13, 1919, at Chaffee, daughter of Frank and Pearle Moore. She married Joy Mouser, who preceded her in death. She later married Toby Lamb. He also preceded her in death...
Helen Wessel (02/28/04)
Helen Mildred Wessel, 86, of Gordonville died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 21, 1917, in Jackson, daughter of John O. and Ida Hitt Statler. She and William H. Wessel were married Oct. 1, 1942. He died June 10, 1989...
Harvey Stevens (02/28/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dennis Harvey Stevens, 84, of Advance died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 8, 1919, at Bell City, Mo., son of Matthew and Melinda Nicholson Stevens. He and Cleo Proffer were married June 17, 1944, in Denton, Texas...
Opal Jaco (02/28/04)
Opal M. Jaco, 88, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at Jackson Manor. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Kaile Hall (02/28/04)
Kaile Elizabeth Hall was born into heaven Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at 4:47 p.m. Her parents are Holly and Brian Hall of Scott City. Our heavenly father is now holding the 19 1/2-inch six-pound angel. Some babies are born as boys or girls, but ours was born with wings...
Bill McFerron (02/28/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- G.E. "Bill" McFerron, 83, of Chaffee died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 14, 1920, in Advance, Mo., son of Abner Foster and Grace Edith Bollinger McFerron. He and Elizabeth "Betty" Campbell were married July 3, 1946...
Mary Nichols (02/27/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary Hefner Nichols, 91, of Advance died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 10, 1912, at McGee, Mo., daughter of Eddie and Etta McDaniel Walk. She and Glen Hefner were married Jan. 16, 1932, at McGee. He died Jan. 9, 1965. She later married Woodrow Nichols, who also preceded her in death...
Alice Bush (02/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Laura Alice Bush, 91, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1912, at Matthews, daughter of Oliver L. and Florence Caldwell Daugherty. She and Joseph N. "Jake" Bush were married Aug. 9, 1940. He died March 22, 1972...
Florence Brumit (02/27/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Florence A. Brumit, 86, of Oran died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 27, 1917, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of John and Nancy Jane Welker Douglas. She and Jess Brumit were married Dec. 27, 1946. He died in October 1974...
Ruth Simon (02/27/04)
Ruth Ann Simon, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edgar Johnson (02/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edgar J. Johnson, 96, of Memphis, Tenn., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 1907, in Chicago, and raised by adopted parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Johnson. He and Helen M. Montgomery were married July 5, 1930, in Wickliffe, Ky. She died Jan. 3, 1997...
Delmar Garland (02/26/04)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Delmar Winford Garland, 80, of Malden died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at his home. He was born April 27, 1923, at Malden, son of Jerry and Vevia Pearl Skelton Garland. He and Clara Lee Kincade were married Nov. 9, 1949, in Piggott, Ark...
Agnes LeDonne (02/26/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Agnes L. LeDonne, 72, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 15, 1931, in Chicago, daughter of Contilio and Frances DiGrazia Lucchesi. She and Sam J. LeDonne were married May 27, 1973. He died Feb. 5, 1999...
Ellis Haertling (02/26/04)
Ellis E. Haertling, 68, of Frohna, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 7, 1936, in New Wells, son of Eldor and Alma Meyr Haertling. He and Juanita Versemann were married June 17, 1961...
Eileen Kieninger (02/26/04)
Eileen V. Kieninger, 94, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 17, 1909, at Pocahontas, daughter of Martin C. and Aymer L. Torrence Kieninger. Kieninger was a supervisor at Beltex Corp. in St. Louis from 1949 to 1978. She was a former member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church in St. Louis. She moved to Jackson in 1992, where she was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and its Joy Group...
Augusta Aubuchon (02/26/04)
Augusta Aubuchon, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. She was born Aug. 1, 1906, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Albert and Anna Belle Moore Phillips. She and Otis Hosea were married Oct. 12, 1924, in Stoddard County, Mo. He died in 1963. She and the Rev. Shelby Aubuchon were married in June 1967 in Jackson. He died in 1987...
Ann Forker (02/25/04)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Ann Forker, 83, of Lincoln Park, Mich., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at Heartland Health Care Center in Allen Park, Mich. She was born Jan. 23, 1921, in the state of New York, daughter of Peter and Louise Nasier Decker. She and Paul C. Forker were married Sept. 8, 1946...
Ellis Haertling (02/25/04)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Ellis Haertling, 68, of Frohna died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mae Jones (02/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mae Audrey Jones, 47, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 11, 1956, in Bell City, Mo., daughter of Leo and Rose Ramsey. She graduated in 1975 from Bell City High School and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Sikeston. In 1988, she married Johnny W. Jones. He died Sept. 17, 1990...
Harley Bowman (02/25/04)
Harley A. Bowman, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at Life Care Center. He was born Sept. 20, 1914, in Cape Girardeau County, son of George W. and Rosa A. Haynes Bowman. He and Fay L. Cochrane were married March 12, 1971, in Jackson. She died April 29, 1990...
Jennings Stone (02/25/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jennings "Toby" Stone, 79, of Jonesboro died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. He was born March 17, 1924, in Jonesboro, son of Albert L. and Mary A. Smith Stone. Stone was a member of Ware Baptist Church in Ware, Ill...
Roger Price Sr. (02/25/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Roger Lee Price Sr., 63, of Marion, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. He was born Feb. 21, 1941, in Pulaski, Ill., son of Orville Otis Mize and Frieda Parmley. He married Carole Bishop, who died Nov. 10, 2002...
Evelyn Duvall (02/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Evelyn C. Duvall, 95, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at the home of a son in Festus, Mo. She was born Dec. 31, 1908, in Perryville, daughter of Frank A. and Matilda Vogel Schulte. She married Robert I. Duvall, who died in February 2000...
Doris Hayes (02/25/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Doris M. Hayes, 72, of Jonesboro died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at her home. She was born June 4, 1931, in Jonesboro, daughter of W.F. "Buck" and Marie Garrett Newton. She and Bob Hayes were married Aug. 8, 1970, in Cape Girardeau...
Margaret Hughes (02/25/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Margaret Beatrice Hughes, 99, of Glenallen died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at Stonecrest Health Care in Viburnum, Mo. She was born Feb. 28, 1904, in Dover, Tenn., daughter of Herman and Ellen Hildreth Reynolds. She and Virgil E. Hughes were married June 30, 1922, in Granite City, Ill. He died Feb. 11, 1984...
Alma Rhodes (02/25/04)
Alma Norene Rhodes, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 8, 1926, at Grand Tower, Ill., daughter of Thomas Benjamin and Grace Pearl Virge Hager. She first married James Howard McDowell in February 1941 at Benton, Mo. He died Dec. 14, 1992. She married Clarence "Buck" Summers, who died in 1971. She later married the Rev. Alonzo Rhodes, who died March 29, 1993...
Eula Sides (02/25/04)
Eula Sides, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Marion and Edith Winchester Stuckey. She and Thomas L. Sides were married Feb. 24, 1945, in Hernando, Miss. He died April 6, 1984...
Leo Combs (02/25/04)
Leo Edward Combs, 95, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Monticello House, where he had lived since last September. He was born May 5, 1908, in Fredericktown, Mo., son of John H. and Eva Miller Combs. He and Mable N. Noblin were married Nov. 17, 1930, in St. Louis. She passed away April 4, 1984...
Berenice Ganey (02/24/04)
GLENNON, Mo. -- Berenice Ganey, 85, of New Market, Ala., died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. She was born Feb. 19, 1919, in St. Louis, daughter of Frank and Mary M. Horrell Thele. She married Richard Ganey Sr., who died Feb. 1, 2003...
Eula Sides (02/24/04)
Eula Sides, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Hayes (02/24/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Doris Hayes, 72, of Jonesboro died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at her home. Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Elsie Love (02/24/04)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Elsie V. Love, 85, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Morehouse, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at St. Anne Center in Rockford. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo., with the Rev. Joe McCullough officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston...
Sylvin Howell (02/24/04)
Sylvin Howell, 72, of Carmel, Ind., died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville, Ind. She was born Oct. 8, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Cappy Lee and Ida Mae Fagan Young. She married Larry Dean Howell. Howell was a member of College Park Baptist Church, and was a Bible study discussion leader many years...
Leo Combs (02/24/04)
Leo Edward Combs, 95, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Monticello House. He was born May 5, 1908, in Fredericktown, Mo., son of John H. and Eva Miller Combs. He and Mable N. Noblin were married Nov. 17, 1930, in St. Louis. She died April 4, 1984...
Roy Murakami (02/23/04)
Roy R. Murakami, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1933, at Lodi, Calif., son of Ryojiro and Yaeme Nada Murakami. He and Shirley Livesay were married Feb. 3, 1960, at Bell City, Mo. Murakami was the owner and operator of Murakami Auto Services in Cape Girardeau, starting it in 1967. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ at Cape Girardeau...
Gustava Ferrell (02/23/04)
Gustava Ferrell, 85, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Jackson Manor. She was born July 15, 1918, at Halls, Tenn., daughter of Thomas G. and Beulah Mae Gilliland Clay. She and Otis F. Ferrell were married April 24, 1944, at Blytheville, Ark. He died March 22, 1986...
Kenneth Jones (02/23/04)
Kenneth R. Jones, 27, of Wickliffe, Ky., formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, in Wickliffe. He was employeed by Westvaco in Wickliffe. He was a member of PACE Union 580 and Ducks Unlimited. Survivors include his wife, Kristy Dunning Jones of Wickliffe; his mother and stepfather, Susan and Charles Kapales of Benton, Ky.; his father and stepmother, Kenneth R. ...
Alfreda Hamilton (02/23/04)
Alfreda Mae Hamilton, 87, of Scott City died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born June 7, 1916, at Benton, Mo., daughter of Louis and Ellen Keesee Dickerson. She and Hershel Carl Hamilton were married March 23, 1935, at Jackson. He died Feb. 24, 1985...
Leo Combs (02/23/04)
Leo E. Combs, 95, formerly of Fredericktown, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at the Monticello House in Jackson. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Jerry Ancell (02/22/04)
Jerry "Nordie" Ancell, 63, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1940, in Scott County, son of Norval and Gerald Swope Ancell. He and Millie Sue Wolfe Sept. 19, 1959, in Illmo, Mo. He was a retired railroad engineer with Union Pacific Railroad and belonged to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Elsie Love (02/22/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elsie V. Love, 85, of Rockford, Ill., and formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at St. Anne Center in Rockford. She was born July 2, 1918, in Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Dimple Jones Sheeter. She and Carlos E. Love were married Aug. 29, 1935, in Morehouse. He died Sept. 1, 1979...
Frank West (02/22/04)
Frank L. West, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 27 at La Croix United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ron Watts will officiate. Ford and Sons Funeral Home Mount Auburn Chapel is in charge of local arrangements...
Pearl Latham (02/22/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Pearl Latham, 92, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born April 22, 1911, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Jack and Elizabeth Harris Welch. She and Marvin Latham were married Feb., 17, 1931, at Morehouse, Mo. He died in 1980...
Lawanda Stelling (02/22/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lawanda M. Stelling, 54, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born March 23, 1949, in Perry County to Viola Stelling Schilling. Survivors include her mother; two daughters, Christina Parr of Cape Girardeau and Angela R. ...
Mike Stephens (02/22/04)
James Michael Stephens, 35, of Scott City, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at home. He was born Sept. 16, 1968, at Cape Girardeau, son of James R. and Ruth Ann Hargraves Stephens. Stephens worked for Blattner Steel in Cape Girardeau for two years...
Clark English (02/22/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clark A. English, 83, of Marion, formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. He was born Feb. 3, 1921, at Diehlstadt, Mo., son of Joseph and Rose Rollins English. He and Bettye Cash were married Dec. 20, 1942, at Jackson...
Roy Murakami (02/22/04)
Roy Murakami, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Judith Gibbar (02/22/04)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Judith Ann (Miller) Gibbar, 58, of McClure died at 6:30 a.m. Friday at the home of her mother in Olive Branch, Ill. She was born May 8, 1945 at Cairo, Ill., the daughter of Sidney Gerald and Ruby Farris Miller. She was married on Oct. 8, 1982, to Leon Gibbar...
Artelia Borgmann (02/22/04)
Artelia Borgmann, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 10, 1920, in Hornwall, Tenn., to the late Jasper and Eveline Mathis Skelton. The family moved to Missouri, and she attended Friendship School in Portageville, Mo., for eight years...
Irene Stokes (02/22/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mrs. Nina Irene Stokes, 91, of Anna died at 3:29 p.m. Friday, Feb, 20, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1913, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Herbert and Erie Dillow. She married Clyde M. Stokes Sr. Sept. 1, 1938, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He preceded her in death March 2, 1989...
James Boyd (02/21/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- James S. Boyd, 72, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis County. He was born Jan. 5, 1932, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Robert L. and Hattie Edwards Boyd. He and Hilda Jean Lyerla were married June 24, 1952, in Paragould, Ark...
Bertie Sitz (02/21/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bertie Bush Sitz, 90, of Advance died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 21, 1913, at Swinton, Mo., daughter of Orble and Minnie Mann Smothers. She married Charles Bush in 1934. She later married Orville Henson in 1951. Both preceded her in death...
Judith Gibbar (02/21/04)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Judith Ann Gibbar, 58, of McClure died Friday at the home of her mother. She was born May 8, 1945, in Cairo, daughter of Sidney Gerald and Ruby Farris Miller. She and Leon Gibbar were married Oct. 8, 1982. Gibbar was secretary and bookkeeper 40 years at Egyptian School, and was currently secretary of Alexander County Building Committee. She was a member and Sunday school teacher at East Cape Baptist Church...
James Stephens (02/21/04)
James Michael Stephens, 35, of Scott City, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jerry Ancell (02/21/04)
Jerry "Nordie" Ancell, 63, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Fred Kurre (02/21/04)
Fred W. Kurre, 91, of Friedheim died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, with the Rev. Calvin Brown officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery near Daisy...
Charley Bollinger (02/21/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Charley Gifford Bollinger, 98, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 17, 1905, in Marble Hill, son of John Andy and Minnie Bollinger. He and Marjorie Hopkins were married March 2, 1933, in Bollinger County...
Glenn Newell (02/21/04)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Glenn E. Newell, 86, of Ullin died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 24, 1917, at Ullin, son of William Edward and Carrie Illman Newell. He and Mildred Sheffer were married Jan. 31, 1934. She died March 24, 1997...
Glenn Newell (02/20/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Glenn Newell, 86, died at Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Melanie Zinn (02/20/04)
Melanie Jane Zinn, 36, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at her home. She was born April 26, 1967, in Jackson, Miss., daughter of Mathias Joseph and Martha Jayne Delbridge Schmidt. She and Darrel Zinn were married July 7, 1984, in Tupelo, Miss...
Jerry Jackson (02/20/04)
Jerry Owen Jackson, 60, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 11, 1944, in Stonewall, Ark., son of Owen and Hattie Mae Puckett Jackson. Jackson was a supervisor at Herkert and Meisel Trunk Co. in St. Louis...
Rebecca Larkin (02/20/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rebecca Revae Larkin, 36, of Chaffee died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, in an automobile accident near Gordonville. She was born March 5, 1967, in Afton, Okla., daughter of Lee Roy and Laverne Chandler Bickford. She and the Rev. Darren E. Larkin were married Sept. 10, 1983...
Ronnie Bugg (02/20/04)
Ronnie Norman Chris Bugg, 48, of DeMotte, Ind., and Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital in Hobart, Ind. He was born Jan. 17, 1956, in Gideon, Mo., son of James Alonzo and Jeanette Kniker Bugg. Bugg was formerly a Diesel mechanic. He was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau and Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Sylvia Edwards (02/20/04)
Sylvia Jane Edwards, 89, of Tulsa, Okla., died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1914, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Robert and Bertha Hargraves McCain. She and Homer Edwards were married Nov. 23, 1933, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 10, 1990...
Carletta Boardman (02/20/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Carletta J. Boardman, 78, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 10, 1925, at Matthews, Mo., daughter of Harry G. and Clara A. Edmondson Jones. She and Thomas Harold Boardman were married Dec. 24, 1942. He died Feb. 12, 2004...
Fred Kurre (02/20/04)
Fred W. Kurre, 91, of Friedheim, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 13, 1912, in Oak Ridge, son of Ira O. and Linnie Kayser Kurre. He and Mary "Leona" Riehn were married Oct. 11, 1937, in Jackson...
Wayne Sandlin (02/19/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Wayne Hubert Sandlin, 39, of Anna died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, in an automobile accident in Bollinger County, Mo. He was born April 19, 1964, in Chicago, son of Robert and Donna McGuire Sandlin. Survivors include two daughters, Misty and Brandy Sandlin of Murphysboro, Ill.; two sons, Robert Craft of Anna, Wayne Sandlin of Elkville, Ill.; five brothers, Lee Shriver of Atlanta, Ga., Danny Shriver of Decatur, Ill., David Shriver of Anna, Bobby Sandlin of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Larry Sandlin of Dongola, Ill.. ...
Raymond Collins (02/19/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Raymond James Collins, 73, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. He was born Sept. 14, 1930, at Schlatitz, Mo., son of James Henderson and Hollie Roberts Collins. He and Sylvia Long were married Oct. 14, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
Roy Ragains (02/19/04)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Roy William Ragains, 86, of Morley died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 21, 1917, at Morley, son of Ulysses Grant and Lula May Griggs Ragains. He and Reda Evans were married April 22, 1944, in Blytheville, Ark...
Bill Holifield (02/19/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Washington Eli "Bill" Holifield, 83, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 15, 1920, at Cardwell, Mo., son of George Washington and Dorthula Ellar Melton Holifield. Holifield retired as a milk truck driver with Perryville Cheese Plant, and had owned and operated Bill's Lawn Mower Repair Shop. He was a former deputy with Iron County Sheriff's Department, and was a volunteer fireman...
Steve Wille (02/19/04)
Steve Wille, 40, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at his home. He was born April 24, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clement "Clem" and Verla Sides Wille. He and Kris Mangels were married May 16, 1987. Steve was a 1981 graduate of Jackson High School. He had worked at the former Lenco Co., Procter & Gamble, and most recently at ATP Radio Shack in Jackson. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Clifton Poole (02/19/04)
Clifton C. Poole, 84, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 23, 1919, at La Forge, Mo., son of William C. and Josephine Gardner Poole. He and Leola Evans were married Oct. 7, 1939, at Charleston, Mo...
Clifton Poole (02/18/04)
Clifton Poole, 84, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Louis Stoops (02/18/04)
Louis F. Stoops, 72, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Dec. 11, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Merritt and Verda May Stoops. Stoops played baseball for the Cincinnati Reds Farm Club in Texas. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1964, and was a pitcher in the special services traveling to Texas, Missouri, Kentucky, the Carolinas, Germany, Spain, France and England...
Bennie Washburn (02/18/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bennie Washburn, 77, of St. Louis, formerly of Marble Hill, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1926, in Blackwell, Okla., son of Walter and Jennie Hancock Washburn. He and Thelma Fulbright were married Sept. 26, 1954. She died April 29, 1996...
Louise Corpus (02/18/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louise C. Corpus, 73, of Anna died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born April 2, 1930, in St. Clair County, Ill., daughter of John Emmett and Cora Cecelia Madelaine Tucker. Corpus was a member of Anna Moose Lodge Auxiliary...
Willie Flowers (02/18/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Willie Flowers, 86, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 7, 1917, in Tunica, Miss., son of W.T. and Irene Flowers. He and Willella Green were married May 3, 1943. Flowers retired from Burkart Manufacturing...
Dorothy Hart (02/18/04)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Dorothy Ann Hart, 64, of Bell City died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 3, 1939, in Red Rock, Okla., daughter of Oliver and Dorothy May Pickens Young. She first married Doyle Colbert, who preceded her in death. She later married James Welker, who also preceded her in death. She and Harold Hart were married in 1988...
Frances Newcom (02/18/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frances K. Newcom, 90, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 23, 1913, in Daviess County, Ky., daughter of Robert B. and Ina Nicely Moorman. She and Wilburn E. Newcom were married Nov. 30, 1931. He died June 6, 1983...
Sylvia Edwards (02/18/04)
Sylvia J. Edwards, 89, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Kutz (02/17/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William H. Kutz, 85, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 26, 1918, in Perry County, son of Henry and Rosa Dosenbach Kutz. He and Lorine M. Buchheit were married Feb. 16, 1946. Kutz had been a laborer for Sansone Concrete Co. and also farmed. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, American Legion Post 133, and VFW Post 4282...
William Crowe (02/17/04)
PERKINS, Mo. -- William R. "Bill" Crowe, 75, of Grand Blanc, Mich., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1928, in Perkins, son of George and Ella Crowe. He and Bonnie Seabaugh were married Feb. 28, 1953, at Chaffee, Mo. Crowe had lived in the Flint, Mich., area since 1953. He retired as an electrician with Chevrolet Manufacturing in 1988. He was a member of UAW Local 659...
Gary Lincoln (02/17/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gary Eldon Lincoln, 57, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at Life Care Centers of Cape Girardeau. He was born July 5, 1946, at Bessville, Mo., son of Webster Claude and Lena Robinson Lincoln. Lincoln had worked at a shoe factory and as a utility worker at Rubbermaid...
Evelyn Johnson (02/17/04)
Evelyn S. Johnson, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 5, 1919, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Lee Roy and Myrtie Stuart Smith. She and Glenn Johnson were married Nov. 24, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died Jan. 12, 1973...
Velda Winkler (02/17/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Velda M. Winkler, 74, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Perry County, daughter of Clarence T. and Olivia M. Chavaux Pecaut. She and Linus L. "Buddy" Winkler were married April 19, 1952, in Perryville...
Jessy Davis (02/17/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jessy K. Davis, 17, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1987, in St. Louis, son of Tammy A. Williams Davis. Davis was a junior at Perryville High School, where he played junior varsity and varsity football...
Margaret James (02/17/04)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret James, 83, of Portageville died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 28, 1920, at Deering, Mo., daughter of William M. and Lular Belle Foster Barksdale. She and Charles A. "Charlie" James were married Feb. 19, 1942, in Hayti, Mo. He died Jan. 8, 1995...
Jimmie Crumley (02/16/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Jimmie M. "Jimbo" Crumley, 69, of Wetaug, Ill., formerly of Elco, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center at Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Sept. 14, 1934, at Elco, son of Archie Crumley and Hester Meisenheimer Crumley Miller. He married Wynona Crumley...
Catherine Kerby (02/16/04)
Catherine Kerby, 91, formerly of Scott City, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at Lawrenceville, Ga., in her daughter's home. She was born June 4, 1912, at Seminole, Okla., daughter of Wesley and Ona Strosnider. She and Galen "Slim" Kerby were married March 25, 1929, at Wewokay, Okla. He died on Aug. 28, 1994...
Velda Winkler (02/16/04)
Velda M. Winkler, 74, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, at Perry County, daughter of Clarence T. and Olivia M. Chavaux Pe-caut. She and Linus L. "Buddy" Winkler were married April 19, 1952, at Perryville...
Glen Proctor (02/16/04)
Glen Orville Proctor, 82, of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 15, 1921, at Ancell, Mo., son of Roy Sterling and Maude Lula Nanny Proctor. He and Marguriete Eli-zabeth Burns were married Jan. 31, 1947, at Benton...
Jessy Davis (02/16/04)
Jessy K. Davis, 17, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1987, at St. Louis, son of Tammy A. Williams Davis. Davis was a junior at Perryville High School, where he played Junior Varsity and Varsity Football for the Perryville Pirates...
Franklin Hanner (02/16/04)
Franklin D. Hanner, 70, of Advance, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 31, 1934, at Greenbrier, Mo., son of George and Minnie McKee Hanner. He and Marilyn Littleton were married March 7, 1955, at Hernandez, Miss. She died May 21, 1999...
Agnes Borgfield (02/15/04)
Agnes Borgfield, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 22, 1913, in Jackson, daughter of Frederick H. and Lillian F. Day Loos. She and Elmer Borgfield were married Feb. 8, 1931, in Jackson. He died Aug. 15, 1990...
Edwin Calvert (02/15/04)
Edwin O. Calvert, 83, of Barlow, Ky., and formerly of Cairo, Ill, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at Life Care Center in LaCenter, Ky. He was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Miller City, Ill., son of Alfred and Fannie Lane Calvert. He was married to EmmaJean Calvert, She died in 1997...
Shirley Eddleman (02/15/04)
Shirley Eddleman of Whitewater died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born April 21, 1937, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lloyd Herbert and Ruth Caroline Kinder Eddleman. She was a nurse's aid in Chicago for 30 years, retiring in 1984. Eddleman was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church...
Gladys Cripps (02/15/04)
Gladys Reva Cripps, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 17, 1931, at Tuckerman, Ark., daughter of Harvey and Lula Mae Nugent Jackson. She and Edwin Elmer Cripps were married June 13, 1964, at Detroit, Mich...
Wilbert Huettig (02/15/04)
Wilbert E. Huettig, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, at The Lutheran Home. He was born Sept. 9, 1916, in Cape Girardeau County, son of John Oscar and Freida Klaus Huettig. He and Delma M. Oberbeck were married Sept. 10, 1944, at Cape Girardeau...
Willie Flowers (02/15/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Willie Flowers, 86, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at home after an extended illness. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday...
Fire report 02/14/03 (02/14/04)
Cape Girardeau Firefighters responded Thursday to the following items: At 5:12 p.m., emergency medical service at 1115 Woodland. At 8:47 p.m., emergency medical service at 410 N. Mount Auburn Road. At 9:47 a.m., emergency medical service at 2039 Perryville Road...
Margaret Sima (02/14/04)
Margaret Jane Denton Sima, 87, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Baxter Springs, Kan., died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 17, 1917, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of George C. and Blanche Enloe Green...
Clifford Carpenter (02/14/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Clifford L. Carpenter Sr., 83, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 22, 1920, in Pemberton, N.J., son of Clifford and Helen McGee Carpenter. He married June Carpenter, who died in 1992. Carpenter was a retired railroad switchman. He was a member of a Masonic Lodge in Chicago and was a 32nd Degree Mason...
Jack Morton (02/14/04)
Jack E. Morton, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 6, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jess and Zora Hodge Morton. He and Doris J. Jones were married Feb. 6, 1951, in Paragould, Ark. Morton was a sheet metal worker with Local 36 in St. Louis, retiring in April 1976. He was a member of Maple United Methodist Church...
Virginia Tupper (02/14/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Virginia Tupper, 85, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at the home of a daughter in Olive Branch. She was born March 4, 1918, in Gale, Ill., daughter of Ernest and Eliza Jackson Prater. She married Chelsey "C.J." Tupper, who died Oct. 21, 2001...
Michael Seagraves (02/14/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Michael Dean Seagraves, 51, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born June 18, 1952, in Contra Costa County, Calif., son of Clifton and Beatrice Savage Seagraves. He and Paula Burton were married May 20, 2002...
Harold Boardman (02/14/04)
SIKESTON, Mo, -- Thomas Harold Boardman, 79, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 26, 1924, in Sikeston, son of Raymond L. and Anna Lee Daugherty Boardman. He and Carletta Jones were married Dec. 24, 1942. Boardman was a member of VFW Post 3174, serving as commander in 1991 and 1992. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Auxiliary Police and Sikeston Jaycees. He was instrumental in bringing the rodeo to Sikeston...
Sheila Boyd (02/14/04)
Sheila Kay Boyd, 55, of Bertrand, Mo., passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 12, 1948, in St. Louis, daughter of Dewel and Ella May Statler Smith. She and Jerry Wayne Boyd were married March 15, 1969...
Mayme Dernoncourt (02/14/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mayme S. Dernoncourt, 81, of Charleston died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Charleston, to George U. and Waneta Martin Shelby Sr. She had recently returned to Charleston, having lived in the Kansas City area and Naples, Fla...
Semina Wade (02/14/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Semina Margaret Wade, 90, of Oran died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Dec. 31, 1913, in St. Joseph, Tenn., daughter of Peter and Clara Hollmann Reischman. She and Joseph Michael Wade were married Nov. 22, 1938. He died Feb. 4, 1983...
Nellie Robinson (02/14/04)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- Nellie Augusta Robinson, 72, of Brownwood died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 30, 1931, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Aaron and Julia Ryker Culbertson. She and Lester Robinson were married in 1951. He died May 7, 1982...
Donna Miller (02/14/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donna Marie Miller, 89, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 7, 1915, in Johnson County, Ill., daughter of Lawrence and Ethel Darnell Fox. She and Ray Miller were married Jan. 24, 1933, in Union County. He died Dec. 4, 1987...
Virginia Tupper (02/13/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Virginia P. Tupper, 85, of Thebes, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at the home of her daughter, Rhonda Jackson, in Olive Branch, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Mae Mays (02/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Audrey Mae Mays, 89, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 26, 1914, at Matthews, Mo., daughter of James J. and Tora Russell Baker. She and Edward Woodrow Mays were married Nov. 21, 1936, at Matthews. He died Jan. 6, 1973...
Sarah Stout (02/13/04)
Sarah A. Stout, 77, of Cairo, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 28, 1926, in Fort Smith, Ark., daughter of Leo and Helen Beland Baudino. She married Harry T. Stout, who died in 2001...
Rick McDonough (02/13/04)
Rick W. McDonough, 46, of Webb City, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at his home, following a sudden illness. He was born Sept. 14, 1957, in Tulsa, Okla., son of Elmo and Sue McDonough. He and Pam Wilder were married June 16, 1979, in Joplin, Mo. McDonough was a 1975 graduate of Parkwood High School in Joplin, and received a degree in business administration from Missouri Southern State University. ...
Judy Terrazas (02/13/04)
Judy Ellen Terrazas, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 4, 1946, in Two Rivers, Wis., daughter of Kenneth and Muriel Jann Zeh. She first married David Adler, and later married John Terrazas...
Lillie Williams (02/13/04)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Lillie A. Williams, 96, of Blodgett died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 14,1907, at Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Lonzo and Rebecca Kernell Mott. She married Otis Williams, who died in April 1971...
Mark Schnurbusch (02/13/04)
APPLE CREEK, Mo. -- Mark S. Schnurbusch, 45, of French Village, Mo., formerly of Apple Creek, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Feb. 6, 1959, in St. Louis, son of Edgar and Alma Clements Schnurbusch. Schnurbusch had been a plasterer with Drury Corp. in Cape Girar-deau. He was a member of St. Joseph Cath-olic Church at Apple Creek...
Everett Matthews (02/13/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Everett J. Matthews, 71, of East Prairie died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born June 1, 1932, in East Prairie, son of Kilmer and Agnes Cooper Matthews. He and Mary Counts were married in October 1962. Matthews was a retired farmer...
Thomas Melton (02/13/04)
Thomas Emmanuel Melton, 79, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at his home. He was born April 19, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of John L. and Carrie Hatcher Melton. He and Connie M. Blackwell were married Jan. 11, 1943, at Benton, Mo. Melton worked on the Mississippi River and at Marquette Cement Co. ...
Fred Leeper (02/13/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Fred Junior Leeper, 50, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 16, 1953, in Phoenix, Ariz., son of Fred Junior and Thelma Kiss-inger Leeper. He and Leann Foulk were married Sept. 15, 2001...
Norman Horrell (02/13/04)
Norman Leo Horrell, 56, of Newburg, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo., following an automobile accident. He was born Jan. 16, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo and Ann Wubker Horrell. He married the former Nancy Kay Stahlschmidt...
Hilda Patton (02/12/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda Mae Limbaugh Patton, 89, of Sedgewickville died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1914, at Doe Run, Mo., daughter of Madison and Margaret Wood Hardesty. She and Robert Earl Limbaugh were married Dec. 1, 1932. He died April 10, 1960. She later married Albert Patton Aug. 30, 1980. He died June 6, 1984...
Bobbie Goins (02/12/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Bobbie M. Goins, 75, of Mounds died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 12, 1928, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Clarence and Ina Lingle Fields. She married John H. Goins. Goins and her husband owned Goins Star Cleaners in Mounds 46 years, and she was a former correspondent for the Cairo Citizen...
Anna Thuemling (02/12/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Anna M. Thuemling, 72, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born Feb. 22, 1931, at Anna, Ill., daughter of George and Naomi Wiley McKinney. Thuemling retired as a nurse's aide at Union County Hospital in Anna...
A.J. Eveler (02/12/04)
A.J. Eveler, 75, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Phelps County Regional Hospital in Rolla, Mo. He was born June 17, 1928, in Jefferson City, son of Anthony J. "Tony" and Della Margaret Schrimpf Eveler. Eveler worked 18 years at International Shoe Co. He was employed by Missouri Department of Corrections from 1963 until retiring as a corrections classification assistant in 1988...
Richard Wallis (02/12/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Richard C. Wallis, 47, of Patton died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004. He was struck by a hit-and-run driver while working near Hayti, Mo. He was born Oct. 9, 1956, in St. Louis, son of Carl J. and Margaret Smith Wallis. He and Kathy A. Dees were married June 24, 1979, at Marquand, Mo...
Dorothy Coffman (02/12/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy B. Coffman, 77, of New Braunfels, Texas, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Fred and Flossie Brown Coffman. Formerly of Anna, she was an executive secretary for GTE more than 25 years...
Elvada Winders-Cooper (02/12/04)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Elvada Winders-Cooper, 79, of Bertrand died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 3, 1924, at Aid, Mo., daughter of James C. and Jessie Sifford Hill. She first married Milford Winders May 3, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. He died in April 1994. She and Henry Cooper were married Oct. 24, 1997, in Sikeston, Mo...
John Curry (02/11/04)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- John L. Curry, 84, of Villa Ridge died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 9, 1919, in Pulaski, Ill., son of Olen and Mattie Caudle Curry. Curry was a grain and livestock farmer with Curry Farms, and a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Olmsted, Ill...
Earlene Smith (02/10/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Earlene Smith, 84, of Advance died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 30, 1919, in Itawamba County, Miss., daughter of Oscar and Sarah Dulany Johnson. She and Frank Smith were married Oct. 21, 1939, in Lepanto, Ark...
Lorena Propst (02/10/04)
Lorena S. Propst, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 14, 1907, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Barney and Celestine Heisserer Baudendistel. She and Earl L. Propst were married Jan. 1, 1934, in Cape Girardeau. He died in June 1973...
Maggie Fallin (02/10/04)
Maggie Pearl Fallin, 82, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Corning, Ark., daughter of Charles and Savannah Woolard Lilly. She and George Fallin were married June 17, 1943. He died Oct. 13, 1985. Fallin worked at various grocery stores and at the Cookie Factory, all in St. Louis. She was a member of Jackson Church of Christ...
Frances Sanders (02/10/04)
Frances M. Sanders, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Raymond A. and Clara Glaus Stehr. She and Louis E. Sanders were married May 28, 1956, at St. Mary's Cathedral...
Brenda Gould (02/09/04)
Brenda Pearl Gould, 59, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at home. She was born Oct. 9, 1944, at Rome, Ga., daughter of James Curtis Holder McBurnett and Ruby Irene McClure. She and Louis R. Gould were married Dec. 8, 1961, at Garden Grove, Calif...
Ruby Slusmeyer (02/09/04)
Ruby E. Slusmeyer, 89, of Paducah, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 07, 2004, at Western Baptist Hospital. She was married to James Herman Slusmeyer. She was a retired employee of Tot & Teen. She was a member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church and a member of Milan Homemakers Club...
James Davidson (02/09/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Davidson, 54, of Charleston, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Oct. 2, 1949, at Cairo, Ill., son of Vance and Roberta Hickey Davidson. Davidson was employed as a truck driver until he retired in 2001. He was a member of the Eagles Club No. 1679 of Sikeston and was a former member of the Missouri National Guard...
Inez Holder (02/09/04)
Inez Holder, 77, of Jackson, formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 14, 1926, at Black Oak, Ark., daughter of Robert and Myrtle Hurt Nance. She married Bobby Wiggins, and later married Eugene Holder. Both preceded her in death...
Frank West (02/09/04)
Frank L. West, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born April 6, 1933, at Robertsville, Mo., son of Ruben and Dora Lucinda Immekus West. He and Ruth Emily Mayo were married in 1956 at St. Louis. She died Nov. 30, 1978. He later married Terri Mayo Cooper in 1994 at Cape Girardeau...
Clyde Hanebrink (02/09/04)
Clyde Edward Hanebrink, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 22, 1911, at Egypt Mills, Mo., son of Edward Henry and Laura L. Froemsdorf Hanebrink. He and Pauline Milburn were married June 5, 1938, at Cape County...
Brenda Gould (02/08/04)
Brenda Pearl Gould, 59, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Charles Fisher Sr. (02/08/04)
Charles Lee Fisher Sr., 64, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 4, 1939, in Ottumwa, Iowa, son of Keith Charles and Virginia M. Castle Fisher. He and Sharon A. Petary were married March 9, 1960, at Ottumwa...
James Killen Sr. (02/08/04)
James H. Killen Sr., 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 9, 1923, in Lauderdale County, Ala., son of Benton and Alma King Killen. He and Gertrude Reiter were married Jan. 28, 1956, in Arkansas...
Aline Karraker (02/08/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Aline Karraker, 82, of Murray, Ky., formerly of Dongola, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at her son's home in Murray. She was born Jan. 1, 1922, at Dongola, daughter of Lewis and Josephine Kaufman. She and Howard Lamar Karraker were married in 1940...
Dorothy Coffman (02/08/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy B. Coffman, 77, of New Braunfels, Texas, and formerly of Anna, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Robert Friedrich Jr. (02/08/04)
Robert C. "Bob" Friedrich Jr., 69, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2004 at his home. He was born May, 18, 1934, in Jackson, son of Robert C. Sr. and Ollie L. Seabaugh Friedrich. He and Patricia Ruth "Pat" Schulte were married July 2, 1959. She passed away June 7, 1995...
Bernice Ancell (02/08/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Bernice Ancell, 86, of Chaffee died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at her home. She was born March 22,1917, at Crump, Mo., daughter of Ernest Kirby and Ida Mae Williams Crump. She and Lee Ancell were married Sept. 15, 1934. He died on July 28, 1989...
Ellen Smith (02/08/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Ellen E. Smith, 75, of Dongola died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at home. She was born April 13, 1928, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Melvin and Alma Fox Tellor. She and Claude E. "Hoggie" Smith were married Jan. 1, 1943, at Jackson, Mo. He died Jan. 24, 1985...
Robert Friedrich Jr. (02/07/04)
Robert C. Friedrich Jr., 69, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Gilbert Swoboda III (02/07/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Gilbert R. Swoboda III, 57, of Cairo died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1946, in Cairo, son of Gilbert R. and Dimples Swoboda. Swoboda was a graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Ky. He retired as office manager for Gilbert R. Swoboda and Co. Wholesale Liquors...
Lawrence Coppaway (02/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lawrence W. Coppaway, 77, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at Potosi, Mo. He was born Oct. 28, 1926, in Perry County, son of William and Mary Cambron Coppaway. Coppaway was a self-employed truck driver. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Leon Tomberlin (02/07/04)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Leon J. Tomberlin, 78, of Mound City died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Miami, Fla., son of James Emory and Stella Leonard Tomberlin. Tomberlin was a retired pipefitter and was a member of the Plumbers Local No. 519 in Miami...
Wilma Maloney (02/07/04)
Wilma C. Maloney, 80, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 18, 1923, in Shannon County, Mo., daughter of Martin Luther and Eva Jane Barnett Williams. Maloney was a licensed practical nurse 37 years at the former Deal Nursing Home, retiring in 1990...
Evelyn Anderson (02/07/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Evelyn A. Anderson, 89, of Hendersonville, N.C., died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago. She was born Nov. 21, 1914, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of Guy A. and Rose Aden Henry. She and Theodore Anderson were married June 29, 1940, in Chicago...
Joyce Brown (02/07/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Joyce Jewel Brown, 61, of East Prairie died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at East Prairie Nursing Center. He was born June 19, 1942, at Hayti, Mo., daughter of Frank and Josie Holt Pride. Brown lived in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., 10 years, moving back to East Prairie a year ago. She was a member of Ste. Genevieve Baptist Church...
Virginia Martin (02/07/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Virginia Marie Martin, 69, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 31, 1934, at Delta, daughter of Edgar Estes and Rebecca Garner Hinkle. She and Charles Martin were married 27 years ago...
David Ware (02/07/04)
David C. Ware, 70, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. He was born Nov. 20, 1933, in St. Louis, son of Richard M. and Ina Ware. He and Donna Weston were married Feb. 12, 1972, in Indianola, Iowa. Ware was formerly of Cape Girardeau and attended Trinity Lutheran School and was a 1953 graduate of Central High School...
Gloria Kiehne (02/07/04)
Gloria M. Kiehne, 82, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at her home. She was born March 3, 1921, in Batesville, Ark., daughter of Adolph and Alma Walker Mohrstadt. She and Harold F. Kiehne were married Feb. 18, 1939. He died Oct. 2, 1972. Mrs. Kiehne was a director nine years at Jackson Public Library, retiring in 1986. ...
Clearn Casper (02/06/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clearn "Kat" Casper, 89, of Perks, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2004, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born May 24, 1914, son of Henry and Annie Dillow Casper in Union County, Ill. He served on the board of directors for First State Bank of Grand Chain, Ill., for 20 years. He served in World War II and was a 50-year member of the American Legion at Villa Ridge, Ill. He was owner and operator of Caspers Store in Perks for 51 years...
Rev. Charles Baker (02/06/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- The Rev. Charles Elmer Baker, 91, of Hannibal, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, in a Hannibal hospital. He was born April 13, 1912, at Charleston, Mo., son of the Rev. Charles R. and Mary Ethel Bell Baker. He first married Frieda Cooper, who died in 1975. He later married Stella Schultz, who died in 1997...
Marion Comp (02/06/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Marion Theresa Comp, 59, of Anna died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Union County Hospital. She was born April 19, 1944, in Patterson, N.J., daughter of Richard C. and Marion Louise Richardelli Williams. Comp received a degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. She had worked in the food and nutrition department at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale...
Velva Parrish (02/06/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Velva L. Parrish, 81, of Chicago Heights, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 15, 1922, at Richland, Mo., daughter of Oscar and Lily Delores Hill Smith Sr. She and Frank Edward Parrish were married Aug. 2, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died July 14, 1994...
Hosie Richards (02/06/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Hosie O. Richards, 90, of Advance died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center in Puxico, Mo. He was born Feb. 25, 1913, at Zalma, Mo., son of John and Myrtle Borders Richards. He and Glenda Pickett were married Oct. 2, 1925, at Zalma...
Edna Green (02/06/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Edna Aline Green, 85, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 9, 1918, in Advance, Mo., daughter of James William and Carrie Marie Gamble Hawkins. She and Barney Green were married April 21, 1933, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died March 3, 1988...
William Henderson (02/06/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- William O. Henderson Jr., 29, of St. Ann, Mo., formerly of Charleston and Columbia, Mo., died Jan. 31, 2004, in Fairfax, Va. He was born Dec. 28, 1974, in Kansas City, Mo., son of William O. Henderson and Minnie Simpkins Henderson Thurmond...
Virginia Thurlkill (02/06/04)
Virginia Thurlkill, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 30, 1918, in Haile, La., daughter of Jessie and Elizabeth Haile Ray. She and William Thomas Thurlkill were married Aug. 13, 1938, in Farmerville, La. He preceded her in death Dec. 23, 1980...
Leon Stone (02/06/04)
Leon Edward Stone, 85, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at Jackson Manor, where he was for the last four days. He was born May 10, 1918, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Hessie Edward and Blanche Edith Conrad Stone. He and Edna Mae Heatley were married Aug. 23, 1938. She preceded him in death July 26, 1985...
Mildred Watson (02/05/04)
Mildred Ilene Watson, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 7, 1929, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of William M. and Maggie A. Miller Norris. She and Otis "Harold" Watson were married March 7, 1963, in Cape Girardeau...
Donald Keith (02/05/04)
Donald L. Keith, 78, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 8, 1925, in Roaring Springs, Pa., son of Roy and Josephine Raugh Keith. He and Ella Dee Martin were married in 1950 in Paragould, Ark...
Margaret Roberts (02/05/04)
Margaret Ellen Foster Roberts, 82, died at Southeast Missouri Hospital Feb. 3, 2004. She was born in the family home in Cape Girardeau Aug. 26, 1921, daughter of Martha Ellen McQueen and Franklin Pierce Foster Sr. She grew up in Cape Girardeau attending Franklin Grade School and graduated from Central High School. After attending Southeast Missouri State University, she graduated from Miss Steimle's Business College...
Laura Borchelt (02/05/04)
Laura Augustine Borchelt of Accokeek, Md., died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004. Survivors include her husband, Archie R. Borchelt; two sons, Mark and Fred Borchelt; two daughters-in-law, Ruth Ann and Beth Borchelt; a sister, Jeanne Brennan; and 10 grandchildren...
Ivy Niswonger (02/05/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Ivy Wesley Niswonger was born Sept. 13, 1927, at Marquand, Mo. He died at Southeast Missouri Hospital Feb. 2, 2004. He was the son of the Rev. O.D. and Alma Robinson Niswonger. He was preceded in death by a younger brother, Paul R. Niswonger who lived in San Diego, Calif., and his parents...
Rev. Billy Heady (02/05/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- The Rev. Billy Don "Preacher" Heady, 68, of Tamms died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1935, in Okmulgee, Okla., son of Floyd and Lillian Taff Heady. He and Cheryl Browning were married March 16, 1973. Rev. Heady was a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church in Olive Branch, Ill., where he had served as pastor. He had also pastored at Sandusky Assembly of God Church. He had been an evangelist in the earlier years of his ministry...
Conrad Karraker (02/04/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Conrad Karraker, 74, of Anna, Ill., formerly of Dongola, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Union County Hospital. He was born November 13, 1929, in Dongola, the son of Oral and Myrl Casey Karraker. He and Ruth Bird were married June 30, 1951...
Mary Horn (02/04/04)
Mary Jo Horn, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Sept. 7, 1906, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Elijah and Melinda Taylor Jenkins. She and Stephen T. Horn were married Feb. 3, 1924, in Advance. He died July 23, 1964...
Mildred Miller (02/04/04)
Mildred Irene Miller, 92, of Millersville died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. She was born Aug. 4, 1911, at Millersville, daughter of Ora A. and Myrtle Huff Stearns. She married Tho-mas B. Miller Nov. 26, 1932. He died Jan. 4, 1985...
Mae Anderson (02/04/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Mae Anderson, 83, of Glenallen died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 5, 1920, at Glenallen, daughter of Marvin L. and Clara Lincoln Burns. She and Thomas W. Anderson Sr. were married July 4, 1942. He died March 13, 1999...
Anna Halter (02/04/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Anna Mae Halter, 74, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 19, 1929, at Chaffee, daughter of Levi Andrew and Nettie Thresa Schwepker Miller. She and Clarence Halter were married Oct. 19, 1954...
Clinton Hartley (02/04/04)
Clinton Dale Hartley, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 24, 1924, in Venice, Ill., son of Clinton N. and Cecelia Butler Hartley. He and LaVerne Mayfield were married July 5, 1980, in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Horn (02/03/04)
Mary Jo Horn, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Chateau Health Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jeanette Sutterer (02/03/04)
Jeanette Sutterer, 81, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at St. Luke's Surrey Place in Chesterfield. She was born May 5, 1922, in Jackson to the late August and Minnie Peetz Hoffmeister. She married Howard Sutterer Aug. 27, 1942. He died March 16, 2000...
Jimmie Clanahan (02/03/04)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Jimmie L. Clanahan, 56, of Mound City died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion, Ill. He was born Jan. 25, 1948, in Mound City, son of Milas and Mildred Adams Clanahan. Clanahan attended the Methodist Church...
Robert Bergfeld (02/03/04)
Robert E. Bergfeld, 58, of St. Louis died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004. He was born Oct. 25, 1945, son of Elmer W. and Esther M. Goodman Bergfeld. He married Karen S. Biester. Bergfeld operated Multimedia Systems in St. Louis for many years. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Amy Bergfeld of St. Louis; a son, Christopher Bergfeld of Cape Girardeau; his mother of St. Louis; and a sister, Susan Wegener of St. Louis...
Ava Meyer (02/03/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Ava "Lou" Meyer, 78, of Patton died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at DesPeres Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 30, 1925, at Randles, daughter of Fred Lee and Nora Haman Lynn. She and Carl Meyer were married Aug. 8, 1947, in St. Louis...
Clinton Hartley (02/03/04)
Clinton Dale Hartley, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 24, 1924, in Venice, Ill., son of Clinton N. and Cecelia Butler Hartley. He and LaVerne Mayfield were married July 5, 1980, in Cape Girardeau...
Conrad Karraker (02/03/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Conrad Karraker, 74, of Anna died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Union County Hospital. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mary Duff (02/03/04)
Mary Francis Duff, 80, of Cape Girardeau and Portageville, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 29, 1923, at Portageville, daughter of Steve and Emma Roberts Durbin. She and William "Charlie" Duff were married Nov. 30, 1940. He preceded her in death Nov. 8, 2003...
Elsie Scott (02/03/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Elsie Emelia Scott, 84 of Chaffee, best known as "Grandma Elsie," made her final journey to everlasting life with God Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Grandma Elsie's life began in Canada with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Onorio D'Augustine Dec. 10, 1919. After the passing of her mother, she moved to Italy with her grandparents and at the age of 17 she boarded a ship to rejoin her father in the United States...
Dolores Toohey (02/03/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dolores M. Toohey, 77, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1926, at Sparta, Ill., daughter of Howard and Mary Montgomery Williamson. She and Francis J. Toohey Jr. were married Sept. 11, 1952...
Ara Parmley (02/02/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Ara Parmley, 89, of Dongola died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, at Tender Care Nursing Home in Midland, Mich. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Michael Heaton (02/02/04)
Michael Curtis Heaton, 17, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 8, 1986, son of Paul and Stephanie Linkenhoker Heaton. He was a sophomore at Jackson High School. He and his family moved to Jackson in 1998 from Groton, Conn...
Delores Toohey (02/02/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Delores M. Toohey, 77, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1926, at Sparta, Ill., daughter of Howard and Mary Montgomery Will-iamson. She and Frances J. Toohey Jr. were married Sept. 11, 1952...
Rose Hecht (02/02/04)
Rose Marie Hecht, 68, of Jackson, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 10, 1935, at Shawneetown, daughter of Otto and Rosa Roth. She and Melvin Hecht were married May 8, 1954. He preceded her in death Sept. 13, 1994...
Jo Ruth Hoover (02/02/04)
Jo Ruth Brewer Hoover, 73, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Feb. 29, 1930, in Mountain View, Ark., daughter of H. Clay Brewer and Rubye Evans Brewer. She and William C. Hoover were married Sept. 1, 1950, in Mountain View...
Harold Enke (02/02/04)
Harold J. Enke, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 15, 1917, in St. Louis, son of Walter J. and Linda P. Wachter Enke. He and Rosa A. Perr were married Sept. 27, 1941, at New Wells. She preceded him in death March 14, 1998...
Demetra Westrich (02/01/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Demetra Westrich, 34, of Benton died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at the home of her mother in Morehouse, Mo. She was born July 6, 1969, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Jeremiah "Pete" and Jo Anne Beck Dial. She and Clyde Westrich were married June 12, 1987, at Benton...
Ethan Rivers (02/01/04)
Ethan Lee Rivers of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 2004, at Cape Girardeau, son of Michael Lee and Misty Summer Massa Rivers. Survivors include his parents; maternal grandparents, Clinton and Debbie Massa Jr. ...
Ida Bush (02/01/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ida Mae Bush, 83, of Cairo died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home and after noon Friday at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo...