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Obituaries from March 2004

Carole Clayton (03/31/04)
Carole Sue Clayton, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Life Care Center in St. Louis. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Freda McCain (03/31/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Freda Alleen McCain, 72, of Marble Hill died Friday, March 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 14, 1932, at Puxico, Mo. She and William Alfred McCain were married Sept. 23, 1950. He died Nov. 21, 1999...
Lillie Hammett (03/31/04)
Lillie Margaret Hammett, 84, of St. Louis died Monday, March 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 2, 1919, at Libauon, Mo., daughter of John and Hattie Roan Templemire. She and Hugo Wenzel were married in 1941 in Riverside, Calif. She later married Tom Hammett in 1970 in St. Louis. Both preceded her in death...
Robert Davie (03/31/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Robert L. "Bob" Davie, 65, of Jonesboro died Monday, March 29, 2004, at his home. Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and after noon Friday at Salem Lutheran Church in Jonesboro...
Maxine Hale (03/31/04)
VANDUSER, Mo. -- Maxine M. Hale, 82, of Vanduser died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Aug. 8, 1921, in Tiptonville, Tenn., daughter of Fred Mack and Nadas Mae Stevens Jones. She and Jack Hale were married Oct. 5, 1940, in Benton, Mo. He died Sept. 16, 1992...
Neisha Humphreys (03/31/04)
Neisha Rebekah Hahs Humphreys, 89, of Clearwater, Fla., died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at Harborwood Nursing Home in Clearwater. She was born Dec. 8, 1914, at Cooter, Mo., daughter of Alvin P. and Grace Wagster Denton. She and Eugene David Hahs were married March 24, 1934, in Scott City. He died Jan. 8, 1969. She later married Joseph "Leland" Humphreys Dec. 13, 1970, in Scott City. He died April 6, 1990...
Owen Miller (03/31/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Owen I. Miller, 87, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at his home. He was born July 2, 1916, in Jonesboro, son of Levi and Julia Etta Dukes Miller. He and Chloe Miller were married June 5, 1939, at Mill Creek, Ill. Miller was a farmer and also worked at F.S. Feed and Seed in Anna, Ill. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church...
Wilma Dost (03/31/04)
Wilma Stella Dost, 72, of Fort Pierce, Fla., died Sunday, March 28, 2004, in Fort Pierce. She was born at Shawneetown, Mo. Dost moved to Fort Pierce in 1964 from Cape Girardeau. She had been a bookkeeper, and member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Dost of Fort Pierce; a sister, Esther Schultz of High Springs, Fla.; and a brother, Ed Dambach of Cape Girardeau...
Jack Swartz (03/30/04)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Jack Swartz, 71, of Grassy died Sunday, March 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 25, 1933, in Buchanan, Mich., son of James Franklin and Ada Slocum Swartz. He and Ruby Newell were married Jan. 30, 1956, in LaPort, Ind...
James Flowers (03/30/04)
James E. Flowers, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1929, at Manchester, Mo., son of Arthur and Hattie Maye Lowe Flowers. Flowers was a river boat pilot 22 years with St. Clair Oil Co., retiring in 1968. He was a member of Faith Baptist Temple...
Mary Webber (03/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary L. Webber, 88, of Sikeston died Monday, March 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 12, 1915, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of William and Elizabeth Davidson House. Webber owned and operated restaurants in Morehouse, Mo., and Sikeston. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Etholene Underwood (03/30/04)
Etholene Underwood, 86, of Fulton, Ky., died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at Haws Memorial Nursing Home in Fulton. She was born March 14, 1918, at Golden Pond, Ky., daughter of Robert and Louise Nunn Luton. Underwood was a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School in Paducah, Ky., and attended Draughon's Business College...
Sister Mary Onderdonk (03/30/04)
Sister Mary Ann Onderdonk, 66, of St. Louis died Friday, March 26, 2004, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born and reared in Belgique, Mo. Formerly known as Sister Alberta Marie, she entered the congregation of School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1955 and professed her final vows in 1963. She received a bachelor of arts in speech in 1964 from the former Notre Dame College in St. Louis...
Leonard Davidson (03/30/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Leonard Jacob Davidson, 86, of Patton, Mo., died Sunday, March 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 5, 1918, at Clarkton, Mo., son of Lester Bland and Grace Millhouse Davidson. He and Arlene Hope McComb were married July 5, 1940, at Gideon, Mo...
Burleigh Spitler (03/30/04)
MINER, Mo. -- Burleigh E. Spitler, 72, of Miner died Monday, March 29, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Jan. 20, 1932, in Lamar, Ark., son of Harley and Minnie Davis Spitler. He married Phyllis Burch Sept. 14, 1957, in Fort Sheridan, Ill...
Catherine Elfrink (03/30/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Catherine Marie Elfrink, 81, of Leopold died Sunday, March 28, 2004, at her home. She was born May 5, 1922, at Leopold, daughter of Henry G. and Barbara M. Hinkebein Seesing. She and Albert Joseph Elfrink were married Feb. 26, 1946, at Leopold...
Louise Irvine (03/30/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louise Irvine, 72, of Anna died Monday, March 29, 2 004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 10, 1931, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Judson. She and Joseph Irvine were married in 1982. Irvine was a graduate of McMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill...
Larry Dawson (03/30/04)
Larry O. Dawson, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 29, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 4, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Letha Dawson. He and Doris McCormick were married April 4, 1953, in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Dawson moved to St. Louis in 1953 and worked at St. Louis Shipyards 35 years. He then worked at the State Hospital on Arsenal Street 10 years. After retiring from the hospital he drove a school bus for Cape Girardeau Public Schools, a job he truly loved...
B. Lucille Long (03/30/04)
B. Lucille Kight Long, 91, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1912, in Allenville, Mo., daughter of Dallas Hugh and Sara Ella Waddle Zimmerman. She married Linus Kight July 11, 1934; he passed away in 1940. She and Terry O. Long were married Sept. 10, 1950, and were married 53 1/2 years...
Opal Herschbach (03/30/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Opal V. Herschbach, 90, of Perryville died Saturday, March 26, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born March 27, 1913, at Longtown, Mo., daughter of George and Pauline Shade Wirth. She and Albert E. Herschbach were married Nov. 29, 1934. He died April 20, 1978...
Neisha Humphreys (03/30/04)
Neisha R. Humphreys, 89, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at Harborwood Nursing Home in Clearwater. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Edith Preston (03/30/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edith M. Preston, 84, of Perryville died Sunday, March 28, 2004, at her home. She was born April 20, 1919, at Lithium, Mo., daughter of James W. and Clara Katherine Schulte Lyle. She and Champ C. Preston were married Feb. 6, 1940...
Herbert Odum (03/30/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Herbert Odum, 61, of Anna died Friday, March 26, 2004, at City Care Center. He was born Feb. 13, 1943, in Florida City, Fla., son of Richard and Inez Gooding Odum. Odum had worked at Rave in Anna. Survivors include friends. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna today from 11 a.m. until time of service...
Wanda Brown (03/29/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Wanda Brown, 80, of Granite City, Ill., formerly of Jonesboro, died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at St. Louis. She was born Feb. 4, 1924, at Eldorado, Ill., daughter of Elmer and Catherine Stevens. She and Otis Brown were married in 1975 at Anna, Ill. He died May 14, 1996...
Ernest Corbin Sr. (03/29/04)
Ernest Lee Corbin Sr., 62, of Jackson died Friday, March 26, 2004, at St. Louis. He was born Dec. 24, 1941, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Shirley and Alvoy Gidion Corbin. He and Tommie Lois Clifton were married May 14, 1964, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. She died April 11, 1997. He and Barbara French Harper were married Aug. 23, 2003, at Jackson...
Kermit Burress (03/29/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Kermit Burress, 51, of Cairo, died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home.
Iva Welter (03/29/04)
Iva L. Welter, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 26, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 14, 1909, at Morley, Mo., daughter of John F. and Anna Mae Clifton Thompson. She and Theodore "Ted" Welter were married Dec. 19, 1936, at Sikeston, Mo. He died March 3, 1978...
Marie Engelmann (03/29/04)
Marie L. Engelmann, 85, of Jackson died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 4, 1918, at Greenville, Mo., daughter of Henry and Lucinda Wilson Daves. She and Fred Engelmann were married Dec. 24, 1938, at Jackson. He died Jan. 4, 1982...
Ernest Corbin Sr. (03/28/04)
Ernest Lee Corbin Sr., 62, of Jackson died Friday, March 26, 2004, at St. Louis. He was born Dec. 24, 1941, at Sikeston, Mo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Marie Englemann (03/28/04)
Marie L. Englemann, 85, of Jackson died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
James Flowers (03/28/04)
James E. Flowers, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 27, 2004, at his home. Friends may call at the Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ron Seal officiating. Burial will be in Morgan Cemetery in Advance, Mo...
Iva Welter (03/28/04)
Iva L. Welter, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 26, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m.; parish prayers at 7 p.m. Monday at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery...
Edna Hardman (03/28/04)
Edna E. Hardman, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 6, 1907, at Patton, Mo., daughter of Wilbert E. and Jenny Shell Seabaugh. She and Oren J. Hardman were married on Sept. 5, 1959, at St. Louis, Mo. He died May 5, 1991...
Floy Wills (03/28/04)
Floy Mae Wills, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 17, 1916, at Coldwater, Mo., daughter of John Perry William and Hannah Sweet Crowell. She and James Wills were married Sept. 17, 1935, at Greenville, Mo. He died July 5, 1994...
Gladys Hughes (03/28/04)
Gladys Ann Hughes, 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, March 27, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 5, 1919, in Craighead County, Arkansas, daughter of Cecil I. and Genevieve Shook Daugherty. She and R.T. Hughes were married Jan. 16, 1942, in Hernando, Miss. He preceded her in death...
Edna Hardman (03/27/04)
Edna E. Hardman, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Michael Williams (03/27/04)
Michael T. Williams, 29, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born March 24, 1975, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of James O. and Linda L. Hodge Williams. Williams was a construction worker and attended Christ Church of the Heartland...
Floy Wills (03/27/04)
Floy M. Wills, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ada Stueve (03/27/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Ada Alma Lydia Stueve, 85, of Altenburg died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 16, 1918, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Henry J. and Anna Meier Lohmann. She and Edwin H. Stueve Sr. were married Oct. 18, 1942. He died July 30, 1983...
Norma Hurt (03/27/04)
Norma H. Hurt, 84, of St. Louis, formerly of Jackson, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at the home of a daughter in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Old Appleton, Mo., daughter of William P. and Martha R. Bodenschatz Bingenheimer. Hurt attended the former Apple Creek Valley Grade School in Old Appleton. She moved to St. Louis in 1942 and worked at the J.C. Penney warehouse and as a PBX operator at Hadley Dean Glass Co. She was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church...
Virginia Seabaugh (03/27/04)
Virginia Lorene "Jenny" Seabaugh, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 23, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John and Ethel Kitchen Bolen. She and Tommy Seabaugh were married March 7, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Luke J. Seyer (03/26/04)
JACKSON -- Luke Justin Seyer, 23, of Jackson died at his home Thursday, March 25, 2004. Mr. Seyer was born April 16,1980, in Cape Girardeau to Ronnie Gene and Marilyn Ruth Dudley Seyer. He married Tina R. Wills on Oct. 18, 2003, in Jackson. He worked as an installer at Overhead Door Company of Southeast Missouri in Jackson. He also worked at Gilster-MaryLee in McBride, Mo. He was a 1999 graduate of Jackson High School...
Stella Tarr (03/26/04)
Stella Rosalie Tarr, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 5, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ben and Ida Boxdorfer Griffaw. She and John Tarr were married June 25, 1934, in Cape Gir-ardeau. He died Dec. 10, 1997...
Willie Rutherford (03/26/04)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Willie Bill Rutherford, 81, of Grassy died at his home Thursday, March 25, 2004. Rutherford was born in Pryor, Okla., on Dec. 20,1922. He worked for Florscheim Shoe Co. He was a disabled veteran of World War II and Korea, having served in the U.S. Army infantry...
John Holland (03/26/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- John G. Holland, 88, of Cairo died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. He was born Sept. 13, 1915, in Paducah, Ky., son of James Grover and Gussie Cocke Holland. He married Geneva Blackburn. Holland was an attorney with Holland and Holland Attorneys at Law. ...
Paul Blattel (03/26/04)
Paul Herbert "Butch" Blattel, 84, of Scott City died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 11, 1920, in Ancell, Mo., son of William F. and Elizabeth Mary Seyer Blattel. He and Vernedia Alvina Raines were married Jan. 18, 1944, at Kelso, Mo...
Mae Sander (03/26/04)
Lillie Mae Sander, 84, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 4, 1919, near Millersville, daughter of Arthur B. and Willie May Moore Limbaugh. She and William K. "Bill" Sander were married March 20, 1937, in Houston, Mo. He passed away Feb. 7, 1991...
Mary Pickens (03/26/04)
Mary Frances Pickens, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 27, 1921, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of Lawrence and Effie Knight Pobst. She and Norman S. Pickens were married July 28, 1945, in Columbia, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1976...
Susan Hinkebein (03/26/04)
Susan Elaine Hinkebein, 47, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 10, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Bernard and Dorothy Morie Kluesner. She and Ronald S. Hinkebein were married May 29, 1976...
Dorothy Pettit (03/26/04)
Dorothy Louise King Pettit, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at her home. She was born April 11, 1926, in Jackson, daughter of Robert and Louise Carrie Lacey King. She and Curtis Pettit were married Nov. 30, 1969. He preceded her in death...
Jacob Estes (03/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jacob E. Estes, 53, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at his home. He was born June 15, 1950, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of Lyman Aaron and Delphia Raines Estes. He and Sharon Diane House were married June 4, 1981. She died Nov. 23, 1994...
Mary Waddington (03/25/04)
Mary Edith Waddington, 96, formerly of Scott City, died Monday, March 22, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 3, 1907, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Martin and Ivy Jenkins Dunaway. She first married Carl King in 1930, who died May 18, 1935. She and Kenneth Woodrow Waddington were married Sept. 1, 1947. He died Feb. 4, 1986...
James Scruggs (03/25/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- James A. "Jim" Scruggs, 91, of Charleston died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 18, 1913, in Pulaski County, Ill., son of Arthur Benjamin and Effie M. Smith Scruggs. Scruggs had worked at Wetterau Foods in Scott City, and was owner of Jimmie's IGA in Mound City, Ill., 35 years, retiring in 1981...
Peter Seabaugh (03/25/04)
Peter William Seabaugh, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 25, 1945, in Newport, Ark., son of Paul W. and Llola Smith Seabaugh. He and Shirley Ann Heuring were married Jan. 11, 1969, in Cape Girardeau. She died May 31, 1991...
Ileen Wingerter (03/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ileen M. Wingerter, 83, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at her home. She was born April 18, 1920, at McBride, Mo., daughter of Francis C. and Mary E. Yeager Hoffman. She married August "Gus" Wingerter on July 31, 1937, at Jackson. He died on August 22, 2003...
Esther Jackson (03/25/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Esther Lou Jackson, 82, of Charleston died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born Jan. 25, 1922, in Milburn, Ky., daughter of Zola and Mae Dunning Jackson. Survivors include two sisters, Dessie Witzman of Olmsted, Ill., Ressie Faris of Forsyth, Mo.; and a half brother, Albert Jackson of Bardwell, Ky...
Vera Pugh (03/25/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Vera Pugh, 71, of Cairo died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born Oct. 18, 1932, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of J.B. and Nancy Neal Lanier. She married Elbert Pugh, who preceded her in death...
Susan Hinkebein (03/25/04)
Susan Hinkebein, 47, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Catherine Kerby (03/25/04)
Graveside service for Catherine Kerby, formerly of Scott City, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lightner Memorial Cemetery in Scott City. The Rev. Terry Eades will officiate. Kerby, 91, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at the home of a daughter in Lawrenceville, Ga...
Theresa Berger (03/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Theresa M. Berger, 75, of Perryville died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 13, 1929, in St. Louis. Berger had been a cook at a nursing facility. Survivors include two daughters, Gloria Fritz of Spokane, Wash., Theresa Evans of Perryville; two sons, Joseph and Robert Berger of Perryville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Wallace Baudendistel (03/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wallace "Wally" Baudendistel, 89, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1914, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Lawrence and Anna Deitsch Baudendistel. He and Verna A. Richardet were married Sept. 21, 1940, at Perryville...
Jeannie Davis (03/25/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Jeannie Katherine Davis, 46, of Convoy, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at the home of her parents in Oran. She was born April 7, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of General Leon and Shirley Ann Wagoner Mason. She and David Allen Davis were married Nov. 9, 1974...
Steven Holmes (03/25/04)
Steven Eiler Holmes, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 18, 1952, in Red Oak, Iowa, son of Ted R. and Carol Jean Eiler Holmes. Holmes was a graduate of Central High School. Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Cindy and Mike Austin of Cape Girardeau, and a nephew, Bryan Austin of Cape Girardeau...
Nellie James (03/24/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Nellie M. James, 87, of Glenallen died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at her home. She was born June 11, 1916, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Moses and Fannie Patton Lincoln. She and Charles "Pelts" James were married Oct. 28, 1933. He died March 23, 1980...
Geraldine Houston (03/24/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Geraldine Houston, 85, of Cairo died Friday, March 19, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1918, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Aaron and Ida Mae Hayes Dawson. She married John Houston, who died in 1979. Houston was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church...
Charles Pobst (03/24/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Charles E. "Charlie" Pobst, 70, of North Little Rock, Ark., died Sunday, March 21, 2004. He was born in Oran, son of Leo and Theresia Pobst. Pobst worked at Remington Arms 30 years, retiring as foreman. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War...
Peter Seabaugh (03/24/04)
Peter W. Seabaugh, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arzelia Jones (03/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Arzelia E. Jones, 80, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Tiptonville, Tenn., daughter of Auston and Susie Organ Haley. Jones was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church...
Vera Pugh (03/24/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Vera L. Pugh, 71, of Cairo died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marie Spicer (03/24/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marie Martin Spicer, 83, of Chaffee died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1921, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of John Michael and Nora Mary Lux Dirnberger. She and Elmer J. Martin were married May 8, 1943. He died April 14, 1973. She and Howard Spicer were married April 21, 1991...
Joetta Myers (03/24/04)
Joetta Mae Myers, 77, of Jackson died Monday, March 22, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Mound City, Ill., daughter of Joseph Dudley and Georgia Lennie Redfern Proctor. She and William J. Myers were married March 13, 1943. Myers was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Jackson...
Dorothy Pettit (03/24/04)
Dorothy Louise Pettit, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at her home. She was born April 11, 1926, in Jackson, daughter of Robert and Louise Carry Lacey King. She and Curtis Pettit were married Nov. 30, 1969. He preceded her in death...
Virginia Evans (03/24/04)
Virginia B. Evans, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 22, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 6, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Emil and Malinda Oberbeck Busch. She and Forrest Evans were married Nov. 22, 1942, in Springfield, Mo. He died Oct. 2, 1989...
Bea Hall (03/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frances Beatrice Hall, 70, of Sikeston died Monday, March 22, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 5, 1933, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Arngie Rovertis and Ruth Hickman Hall. Hall had worked at Faultless Cleaners, A&B Cleaners and King's Cleaners. She was a member of First Christian Church and its women's group...
Sibyl Jones (03/24/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sibyl Jones, 87, of Anna died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Union County Hospital. She was born Nov. 11, 1916, in Anna, daughter of Thomas and Viola Vaughn Smith. She and Homer L. Jones were married Feb. 11, 1932, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died May 16, 1977...
Judith Lewis (03/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Judith Ann Lewis, 56, died Monday, March 22, 2004, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Aug. 17,1947, in SIkeston, daughter of Harvey D. and Dessie L. Hobbs Edwards. She married M. Leon Lewis Oct. 20, 1966, in Marysville, Kan. Survivors include her husband; a brother, Harvey Edwards of East Prairie, Mo.; two sisters, Janice Lewis of Charleston, Mo, and Wilma Davis of Bell City, Mo...
Howard Bittle (03/24/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Howard R. Bittle, 93, of Anna died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Union County Hospital. He was born Sept. 3, 1911, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Walter and Cora Lingle Bittle. He and Pauline Frick were married in 1935, in Murphysboro, Ill. She died May 5, 1998...
Steven E. Holmes (03/24/04)
Steven E. Holmes, 51, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Joe Evans (03/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joe H. Evans, 58, of Troy, Ill., died at his daughter's home in Olney, Ill., Sunday, March 21, 2004. Evans was born Aug. 5, 1945, in Glen Mary, Ala. He married Alice W. Ashcraft March 20, 1954. He was a sales representative for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and a member of First Baptist Church of Maryville, Ill...
Marie Spicer (03/23/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marie Martin Spicer, 83, of Chaffee died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Ollie Schrum (03/23/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ollie O. Schrum, 76, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 20, 2004, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 24, 1928, in DeSoto, Mo., son of Ollie O. and Margie Sloan Hoylman Schrum. He and Linda Jimerson were married July 26, 1971, in Illinois...
Johnie Eaton (03/23/04)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Johnie H. Eaton, 82, of Morehouse died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Oct. 16, 1921, at Gray Ridge, Mo., son of Charlie and Dellia Capps Eaton. He and Anna Corene Wader were married June 31, 1942, at Benton, Mo...
Jay Bratti (03/23/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Jay Harris Bratti, 57, of Glenallen died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Parkland Regional Medical Center in Farmington, Mo. He was born Sept. 15, 1946, in Hoboken, N.J., son of Harris Edgar and Ruth Esther Sitze Bratti. Bratti was a line foreman and telephone cable installer. He was a 1964 graduate of Woodland High School...
Virginia Evans (03/23/04)
Virginia Evans, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 22, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pervis Lukefahr Sr. (03/23/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Pervis L. Lukefahr Sr., 92, of Leopold died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 11, 1911, at Millheim, Mo., son of Thomas Jefferson and Hattie Blaylock Lukefahr. He first married Beulah Haupt, who died Oct. 2, 1969. He later married Nellie Sterns, who preceded him in death. He then married Revena Friese, who also preceded him in death...
Mae Smith (03/23/04)
Mae Jewel Smith, 76, of Jackson died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 20, 1927, in Jackson, daughter of Lawrence Maple and Vida Mae Smith Williams. She and Vernon R. Smith were married Aug. 22, 1951. Smith was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church in Scott City...
Herb Taylor (03/23/04)
Herb Taylor passed away peacefully at his Cape Girardeau home Friday, March 19, 2004. An accomplished author, professor, poet, philosopher and performer, Mr. Taylor's professional career spanned 50 years involvement in media and education. Herb was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy, and son, Mark...
James Allen (03/23/04)
James Eugene "Coach" Allen, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 10, 1920, in Fulton, Ky., son of Leo Eugene and Mary Lee Hughes Allen. He and Vonda Jean Brasher were married Nov. 25, 1948, in Cape Girardeau...
Wilbur Barks (03/23/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Wilbur L. Barks, 76, of Sedgewickville died Friday, March 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 29, 1927, at Lixville, Mo., son of Lewis and Barbara Bohnert Barks. He and Goldie "Jean" Crabtree were married in May 1959...
James Allen (03/22/04)
James E. Allen, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Betty Morris (03/22/04)
Betty LaDon Bertling Morris, 66, of Atoka, Tenn., died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born Sept. 10, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Walter Carl and Clara Arnetta Bertling. She was retired from First American Bank and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Memphis...
Sue Bowling (03/22/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sue Oliver Bowling, 62, of Anna died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at her home. She was born May 6, 1941, at Ware, Ill., daughter of George William and Wanda Etta Wilson Rogers. She was a licensed practical nurse and a member of Ware Pentecostal Church...
Ray Pourney (03/22/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ray F. "Dutch" Pourney, 79, of Perryville died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at the Perry County Nursing Home. He was born July 26, 1924, in Perry County, son of Francis and Effie Gibbar Pourney. He and Hallie Boxdorfer were married Oct. 19, 1946...
Jerry Bell (03/22/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jerry Lynn Bell, 68, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Nov. 23, 1935, in Sikeston, son of Carter and Faye Chittenden Bell. He and Martha Oswalt were married June 30, 1957, in Lilbourn, Mo...
Debra Hammon (03/22/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Debra Jane Hammon, 45, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Friday, March 19, 2004, from an automobile accident near St. Louis. She was born May 9, 1958, at Sikeston, daughter of Kenneth and Jane Osburn Campbell. She and David Hammon were married March 24, 1984, at Sikeston...
Dorothy Pettit (03/21/04)
Dorothy Louise Pettit, 77, of Cape Girardeau died March 20, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Funeral Chapel.
Charles Powell (03/21/04)
MINER, Mo. -- Charles Franklin Powell, 88, of Miner died Friday, March 19, 2004 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Feb. 15, 1916, in Greenfield, Ill., son of Harden and Martha Wood Powell. He and Beulah Tisdel were married Sept. 12, 1947, at Bethalto, Ill. She died Sept. 3, 1990...
Herbert Taylor (03/21/04)
Herbert H. Taylor, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Murle Hill (03/21/04)
Murle Mack Hill, 76, of Herrin, Ill., and formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion, Ill. He was born Dec. 14, 1921, at Pekin, Ill., son of Oliver and Mary Knupp Hill. He and Lily "Pearl" Hale were married on Aug. 23, 1947, at Piggott, Ark...
Wiliam Barks (03/21/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- William L. Barks, 76, of Sedgewickville died Friday, March 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 29, 1927, at Lixville, Mo. son of Lewis and Barbara Bohnert Barks. He and Goldie "Jean" Crabtree were married in May 1959...
Edna Flanigan (03/21/04)
A memorial service for Edna Marie Grossheider Flanigan will be held at 11 a.m. March 26 in the chapel of Memorial Park Cemetery at I-70/Lucas-Hunt Road in St. Louis. The Rev. David Hirsch of Grace Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will follow in the cemetery...
Mary Landewee (03/21/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Mary E. Landewee, 94, of Leopold died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at her home with her family at her side. She was born Dec. 27, 1909, at Leopold, daughter of August and Wilhelmina Rodin Trankle. She and George A. Landewee were married April 30, 1935, at St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold. He died Aug. 6, 1992...
Louise Milde (03/21/04)
Louise Anna Milde, 90, of Jackson died Friday, March 19, 2004, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 8, 1913, at Jackson, daughter of Louis and Anna Brennecke Schaper. She and Frank Milde Sr. were married June 7, 1938. He died Jan. 28, 1983...
Tracy Vernon (03/20/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Tracy Lynn Cole Vernon, 30, died Friday, March 19, 2004, as the result of an auto accident. She was born Dec. 1, 1973, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Kenneth R. and Betty Ann Lynch Cole. She was a waitress at Killian Bar and Grill...
Ethel Foster (03/20/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ethel Foster, 82, of Perryville died Friday, March 19, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 5, 1921, at McBride, Mo., daughter of Kenneth and Iola Thayer Yeager. She married Herman Foster; he preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Verna Weinkein (03/20/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Verna F. Weinkein, 92, of Perry County died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 8, 1911, at Perry County, daughter of Theodore and Mary Valleroy Lukefahr. She and Wilbert Weinkein were married Sept. 6, 1941, at Perryville. He died in 1984...
Juanita Bohnert (03/20/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Juanita Bohnert, 83, of Perryville died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 1, 1920, in Perry County, daughter of Frank B. and Ada Pearl Dunn Martin. She and Isadore Bohnert were married Dec. 4, 1938, at St. Louis...
Louise Milde (03/20/04)
Louise Milde, 90, of Jackson died Friday, March 19, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Bobby Davis (03/20/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bobby J. Davis, 78, of Sikeston died Friday, March 19, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 11, 1926, in Catron, Mo., son of Sam C. and Edna Reynolds Davis. He and Verna Cox were married Jan. 2, 1945, at Sikeston...
Velma Bess (03/20/04)
Velma Jean Bess, 74, of Nashville, Tenn., died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at her home. She was born July 7, 1929, at Dongola, Mo., daughter of Norman and Rita Sample Shell. She and Johnny Williams were married in 1944. He died in 1945, a casualty of World War II...
Juanita Bauer (03/20/04)
Juanita A. "Neat" Bauer, 89, of St. Charles, Mo., died Friday, March 19, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 26, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Henry C. and Nina G. Suedekum. She married Robert C. Bauer, who preceded her in death. Bauer was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Harvester, Mo., Baue Silver and Gold, and CALL Group. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Rosa Pruett (03/19/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Rosa Belle Pruett, 84, died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was born Dec. 6, 1919, in the Vinson community of Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of W.D. and Stella Carson Walker. She and Ellis Pruett were married Sept. 18, 1937, at New Madrid, Mo. He died Oct. 3, 2001...
Katherine Boyd (03/19/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Katherine M. Boyd, 84, of Anna died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born April 18, 1919, in Princeton, Ky., daughter of William and Bertha Davis Fralick. She and Norman L. Boyd Sr. were married Oct. 25, 1950, in Memphis, Tenn. He died April 26, 2002...
Andrew Elfrink (03/19/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Andrew G. Elfrink, 88, of Portageville, Mo., died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. He was born Feb. 29, 1916, at Leopold, son of Jacob H. and Adelheid Jansen Elfrink. He and Agnes Beel were married Jan. 25, 1938...
Mary Ressel (03/19/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Ann Ressel, 38, died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 23, 1965, in Pontiac, Mich., daughter of Sherry Brumbaugh. She and Ron Ressel were married March 3, 1984. Ressel was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and daughters of St. Ambrose...
Mary Landewee (03/19/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Mary E. Landewee, 94, of Leopold died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 27, 1909, at Leopold, daughter of August and Wilhelmina Rodin Trankle. She and George A. Landewee were married April 30, 1935, at Leopold. He died Aug. 6, 1992...
Bill McCormack (03/19/04)
Bill McCormack, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1922, at Marquand, Mo., son of James H. and Nancy Starkey McCormack. He and Helen Robbs were married Aug. 4, 1945, at Flat River, Mo. Mr. McCormack worked 10 years for Caterpillar in Peoria, Ill. ...
Dayton Riehn (03/19/04)
Dayton Otis Riehn, 81, of Missouri Veterans Home died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born April 28, 1922, at Millersville, youngest of five sons of Odes Henry and Ida Statler Riehn. He grew up in the Oak Ridge School District, completed high school, and went on to vocational technical training in accounting...
Mary Ressel (03/18/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Ressel, 38, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Brotherton (03/18/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Betty R. Brotherton, 77, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born March 21, 1926, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of John Wesley and Norma Lee Jenkins Howard. She and Luther Brotherton were married April 20, 1946...
Nancy Halcomb (03/17/04)
Nancy Elaine Halcomb, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 15, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1927, at Doniphan, Mo., daughter of Leonard F. and Hazel Keel Ponder. She and William F. Halcomb were married in 1945 at First Baptist Church in Doniphan...
Katheryn Wulfers (03/17/04)
Katheryn S. Wulfers, 82, of Town and Country, Mo., died Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born March 27, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of J.D. and Jewell Horn Stewart. She and Paul A. Wulfers were married June 17, 1947. He died Dec. 13, 1981...
Hazel Hileman (03/17/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Hazel Ellen Hileman, 96, of Waterloo, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at Monroe County Care and Rehab in Waterloo. She was born Nov. 13, 1907, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Henry and Olive Rader Mainer. She and Carl W. Hileman were married Feb. 8, 1934, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died June 19, 1978...
Callie Rivers (03/17/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Callie Mae Rivers, 84, of Charleston died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Feb. 4, 1920, at Thompson Bend, Mo., daughter of Ozark and Essie Mae Martin Dixon. She and Quincy Adam Rivers were married Nov. 11, 1939...
Ronald Price (03/17/04)
Ronald Lee Price, 54, of Roswell, N.M., died Monday, March 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 16, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert Samuel and Velda Ray Hand Price. He and Susan Huber were married April 14, 1973, in Phoenix, Ariz. She died in 1994...
Amanda Vandivort (03/17/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Amanda Jane Vandivort, 29, of Burlington, Vt., died Sunday, March 14, 2004, in Burlington. She was born July 2, 1974, in St. Louis, daughter of Clayton and Penny Vandivort. Vandivort was a 1992 graduate of Sikeston High School, a 1996 graduate of the University of Denver and attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She was a teller at Merchants Bank in Burlington...
Deborah Wilfawn (03/17/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Deborah Ann Wilfawn, 46, of Athens, Ga., died Monday, March 15, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Norbert Herman and Irene Agnes LeGrand Elfrink. She and Bobby Gene Wilfawn were married June 25, 1985, in Cape Girardeau...
Hubert Allen (03/17/04)
Hubert E. Allen, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1923, at Devil's Island, Ill., son of Luther and Edna Tucker Allen. He and Emra Snider were married Jan. 16, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. She died Oct. 2, 1988...
Walter Zink Jr. (03/16/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Walter Leo Zink Jr., 80, of Anna died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born April 21, 1923, in Minneapolis, Minn., son of Walter Leopold and Blanche Wisehaupt Zink. He and Ruth Fife were married Nov. 20, 1947, in Minneapolis...
Hubert Allen (03/16/04)
Hubert E. Allen, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 15, 2004, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ruth Johnson (03/16/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruth Johnson, 83, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 25, 1920, in Lynn, Ark., daughter of Grover and Elmer Penn Bristow. She and Kenneth Johnson were married Dec. 14, 1939, in Black Rock, Ark. He died Aug. 22, 1982...
Zelda Mohrstadt (03/16/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Zelda Doral Mohrstadt, 88, of Warrenton, Mo., died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis, Mo. She was born July 5, 1915, in Advance, daughter of Edward and Alma Galloway Zimmer. She and Adolph C. Mohrstadt were married Feb. 7, 1938, in Arkansas. He died June 6, 1988...
Thomas Valle (03/16/04)
Thomas Boyd Valle, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 15, 2004, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1919, at Farmington, Mo., son of Carl F. and Genevieve Boyd Valle. He and Dorothy Gallagher were married Aug. 29, 1941, in Farmington...
Larry Wheaton (03/16/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Larry A. Wheaton, 60, of Jonesboro died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at his home. He was born March 22, 1943, in Anna, Ill., son of Alfred "Medad" and Lydia Smith Wheat-on. He and Carol Ann Smith were married June 12, 1963, in Springfield, Ill. He later married Elizabeth Seward Nov. 24, 1980, at Wolf Lake, Ill...
George Sample (03/16/04)
George David Sample, 72, of Charleston, S.C., beloved husband of Jacqueline Harris Sample, entered into eternal rest Saturday, March 13, 2004. Mr. Sample was born July 24, 1931, at Sedgewickville, Mo., son of William Rudolph and Reva Genora Niswonger Sample...
Elmer Elfrink (03/15/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Elmer Paul Elfrink, 81, of Advance died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at his home. He was born May 17, 1922, at Leopold, Mo., son of Herman and Mary Brands Elfrink. He and Dorothy Clifton were married March 3, 1945, at St. Louis, Mo. Elfrink was a retired farmer. He attended Full Gospel Tabernacle Church at Advance...
Forrest Storey (03/15/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Forrest D. Storey, 84, of Patton, Mo., died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Claru DeVille Nursing Center at Fredericktown, Mo. He was born Aug. 4, 1919, at Advance, son of James Thomas and Amy Stamey Storey. He and Wilma C. Johnson were married May 4, 1946, at Piggot, Ark...
Ruth Garrett (03/15/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruth Leona Garrett, 71, of Anna died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. She was born May 3, 1932, at Chrisney, Ind., daughter of Earl and Mildred Tuley Meyer. She and Charles Garrett were married Aug. 8, 1948. She was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church...
Lucille Bennett (03/15/04)
Lucille Bennett, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at her home. She was born July 4, 1927, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Roosevelt and Sylvia Estele Ramsey Hart. Bennett had been a seamstress and was employed by the Elders Manufacturing Co. at Bloomfield, Mo. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Reba McClure (03/14/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Reba McClure, 72, of Bertrand, Mo. died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Oct. 30, 1931, at Charleston, Mo., daughter of Herman H. and Goldie Groves Laster. Survivors include a daughter, Carla Neal of Sikeston; three brothers, John Laster of Charleston, Albert Laster and Julius Laster, both of Bertrand; five sisters, Ruby Wyatt of Troy, Ill., Ida E. ...
Shane Halter (03/14/04)
Shane Michael Halter, 25, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 12, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born April 1, 1978, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Timothy Halter and Glenda Emerson. He was a member of the Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, Mo...
Ernest Hopper (03/14/04)
Ernest C. Hopper, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at his sister's home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 25, 1922, at Cape Girardeau, son of E. Frank and May Mullins Hopper. He and Dorothy Simmons were married in 1960. She died in 1994...
Robert Perry (03/14/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Tull "Bob" Perry, 71, of Anna died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at the Union County Hospital. He was born Feb. 18, 1933, at Belle Rive, Ill., son of Tull E. and Dovie Thomas Perry. He and Wanda Lee Wilson were married Nov. 23, 1951, at Eldorado, Ill...
Ruth Garrett (03/14/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruth Garrett, 71, of Anna died Saturday March 13, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Arrangements are pending at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Glenn Mattheis (03/14/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Glenn "Brother" Mattheis, 81, of Anna died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born Feb. 20, 1923, at Anna, son of Ralph and Estelle Hindman Mattheis. He and Betty Ury were married June 5, 1949, at Jonesboro, Ill...
Kenneth Moreland (03/14/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Kenneth "Satch" Moreland, 43, of rural Jonesboro died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 29, 1960, at Anna, Ill., son of Clifton and Letha Arnold Moreland. Survivors include his wife, Sandra; his mother, Letha Arnold of Jonesboro; his father and stepmother, Clifton and Beverly Moreland of Jonesboro; four sons, Clinton Moreland, Dustin Moreland, Cole Moreland and Victor Rodriguez, all of Jonesboro; a daughter, Charlotte Moreland of St. ...
Marie Cumpton (03/14/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Marie Cumpton, 89, of Advance died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 14, 1914, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of Silas and Eva Meyers Green. She and Alvin Cumpton were married in 1933 at Piggott, Ark. He died Nov. 18, 1986...
Ruby Duncan (03/14/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruby MaeBelle Duncan, 81, of Perryville died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Jan. 23, 1923, at Madison County, Mo., daughter of Virgil and Geda Adams Graham. She and Floyd James Duncan were married Oct. 4, 1948. He died Feb. 7, 1996...
Dee Bailey (03/14/04)
SIKESTON, Mo.-- Dee Bailey, 74, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Aug. 1, 1929, in Lapanto, Ark., daughter of P.F. and Effie Dabbs Clay. She and Carl H. Bailey were married Sept. 16, 1950; he died Feb. 18, 2002...
William Kibler (03/14/04)
William Harold Kibler, 81, of Fenton, Mo., died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. He was born May 15, 1922, in Jackson, son of John and Ethel Watkins Kibler. He and Geneva Koch were married Aug. 1, 1941, in Jackson. She died Dec. 8, 1984...
Esther Barker (03/13/04)
Esther Lee Barker, 64, of Jackson died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 14, 1940, in Peyne, Ark., daughter of Dave and Mae Hart Nichols. Survivors include four daughters, Denise Barker of Fredericktown, Mo., Debbie Seabaugh and Linda Seabaugh of Jackson, Sheila Jones of Oak Ridge; a son, Kenneth Barker of Pocahontas; three sisters, Betty Hutchinson of Dogwood, Mo., Genevieve Ray of East Prairie, Mo., Susan Wright of Mobile, Ala.; a brother, Murl Nichols of Portland, Ore.; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.. ...
Loyd Harvel (03/13/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Loyd F. Harvel, 80, of Jonesboro died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Dec. 1, 1923, in DeSoto, Ill., son of Harry James and Bessie Jane Davis Harvel. He and JoEtta Jordan were married May 3, 1947. She died Jan. 14, 1992...
Etta Lincoln (03/13/04)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Etta Marie Lincoln, 94, of McClure died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Foutainbleau Lodge Nursing Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 7, 1909, at Whitewater, daughter of Scott and Florence Miller. Lincoln was employed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for 28 years...
Donald Gremaud (03/13/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donald J. "Don" Gremaud, 71, of Perryville died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 25, 1932, at Claryville, Mo., son of Oliver F. and Anna J. DePauw Gremaud. He and Myra L. Wibbenmeyer were married Feb. 9, 1952, in Perryville...
David VanPelt (03/13/04)
David Edward VanPelt, 19, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at his home. He was born May 28, 1984, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert Edward and Rosa Marie Griffith VanPelt. VanPelt was formerly employed at Jaycee Municipal Golf Course...
Ralph Modglin (03/13/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Ralph H. "Dub" Modglin, 78, of Jonesboro died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 23, 1925, in Ware, Ill., son of Robert and Maude E. Lee Modglin. Modglin was a member of Teamsters Local 604 in St. Louis and Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Ill...
Helen Tharp (03/13/04)
Helen Ree Tharp, 90, of Scott City died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at St. Joseph Manor in Bonne Terre, Mo. She was born Nov. 18, 1913, at Diehlstadt, Mo., daughter of William Harvey and Stella M. Jennings Griffith. She and Joseph W. Tharp were married April 19, 1942, at Fornfelt. He died Jan. 22, 1972...
Pearl Jackson (03/13/04)
Pearl Jackson, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 16, 1919, at Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of Harrison and Dorothy Swick Cato. She and Leland "Jack" Jackson were married Dec. 21, 1938, at Marble Hill, Mo...
Harold Scowden (03/13/04)
Harold Leon Scowden, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Life Care Center. He was born May 11, 1921, in Cornwall, Mo., son of Leon J. and Eva Lou Wolfe Scowden. He and Dorothy Davis were married Sept. 21, 1943, at Leadwood, Mo. Mr. Scowden grew up in Frankclay, Mo., and graduated from Mineral Area College. Serving in the U.S. Army, he was a captain in the Signal Corps and served in the Pacific Theater. He received a Bronze Star...
Catharine Bock (03/13/04)
Catharine Frances Lewis Bock, 97, of Cape Girardeau passed peacefully to her Lord Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Catharine Frances Lewis to Thomas Houston and Mary Catharine Tisdale Lewis, Nov. 23, 1906, at the family farm home in Cape Girardeau County (the old Hitt Road). She and Edgar Paul Bock were married June 16, 1932. He preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1988...
Aline Grojean (03/13/04)
Aline A. Grojean, 83, of Lakewood Ranch, Fla., died in Christ Tuesday, March 9, 2004, in the home of her son in Leawood, Kan. She was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Jackson, daughter of Elbert and Caroline Zimmer McFerron. She and Meyer Grojean were married April 28, 1946, in Jackson...
Jack Brown (03/12/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jack G. Brown, 89, of Perryville, Mo., died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Brown was born July 26, 1914, at Bloomington, Ill., son of Ellis and Estella Kennick Brown. He and Uva M. Klein were married Nov. 21, 1936 at Kaskaskia Island, Ill. She died Nov. 24, 2002...
David Vanpelt (03/12/04)
David Vanpelt, 19, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arlene Mooney (03/12/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Arlene Delores Mooney, 66, of Winder, Ga., formerly of Anna, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004. She was born in Chicago, daughter of Frank and Mary Kalata Kaczmarek. She married Robert Paul Mooney, who died in 2003. Survivors include a daughter, Joan Adamczyk of Norridge, Ill.; a son, Robert Mooney Jr. of Buford, Ga.; and four grandchildren...
Marie Orrell (03/12/04)
Edna Marie Orrell, 85, of Jackson died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Monticello House. She was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Jackson, daughter of Hugh and Bertha Froemsdorf Conley. She and Otis M. Orrell were married April 17, 1938. He died May 7, 1998. Orrell worked 34 years at International Shoe Co. in Jackson, retiring as inspector in the packing department. She was then a rural newspaper carrier five years with her husband. She was a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church...
Marile Cissell (03/12/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marile "Jean" Cissell, 73, of Perryville died Thursday, March 11, 2004, in Perryville. She was born Oct. 7, 1930, in Perry County, daughter of Oliver and Gertrude Gib-ler Smith. She and Perry W. Cissell were married Nov. 15, 1947. He died Jan. 14, 1998...
Harold Scowden (03/12/04)
Harold L. Scowden, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Life Care Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Kibler (03/12/04)
William Harold Kibler, 81, of Fenton, Mo., died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. He was born May 15, 1922, in Jackson, son of John and Ethel Watkins Kibler. Kibler owned and operated Necchi Sewing Machine business 30 years, then was district sales manager for Tacory Distributing 15 years, retiring in 1987. He moved to Fenton in October 2003...
Helen Tharp (03/12/04)
Helen R. Tharp, 90, of Scott City died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at St. Joseph Manor in Bonne Terre, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
John Ravenstein (03/11/04)
John Wayne Ravenstein, 67, of St. Louis died Thursday, March 4, 2004. He was born Jan. 3, 1937, in St. Louis, son of Ted and Blanche Mae Cargle Ravenstein. Ravenstein lived in Cape Girardeau from 1940 to about 1960. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, Kay; two brothers, Teddy Ravenstein of Madison, Miss., Paul Ravenstein of Arizona; two sisters, Patsy Kimbrel of Cape Girardeau, Pauline Niswonger of Florida; and stepmother, Anna Ravenstein of Cape Girardeau...
Calvin Marks (03/11/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Calvin Marks, 49, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Cairo, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at Christopher East Nursing Home in Louisville. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Catharine Bock (03/11/04)
Catharine Frances Lewis Bock, 97, of Cape Girardeau passed peacefully to her Lord Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Catharine Frances Lewis to Thomas Houston and Mary Catharine Tisdale Lewis, Nov. 23, 1906, at the family farm home in Cape Girardeau County (the old Hitt Road). She and Edgar Paul Bock were married June 16, 1932. He preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1988...
Doris Redd (03/10/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Doris Redd, 47, of Sikeston died March 7, 2004 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 29, 1957, in Sikeston, daughter of Leland and Betty Redd Baker. She was a graduate of Sikeston High School and Lane College in Jackson, Tenn...
Emma Williams (03/10/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Emma Bell "Sally" Williams, 67, of Oran died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 2, 1937, in Shreveport, La., daughter of Lester and Annie Flynn Walden. She and Charles Williams were married in 1957 in Sikeston, Mo...
Marie Lange (03/10/04)
Marie A. Lange, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 8, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born May 31, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William and Anna Hilleman Haman. She and Arthur Lange were married Sept. 3, 1933, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 27, 1989...
Luther Jackson (03/10/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Luther Jackson, 76, of East Prairie died Monday, March 8, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 19, 1927, at Morley, Mo., son of Willie and Martha Benford Jackson. He and Ella M. Dickson were married Dec. 3, 1948...
William Latimer (03/10/04)
William H. Latimer, 82, of Springfield, Mo., died Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at Cox Medical Center in Springfield. He was born Jan. 15, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Herman and Mary Maude Litzelfelner Latimer. He and Della Hope Jenkins were married June 14, 1941...
Elmer Petzoldt (03/10/04)
Elmer "Gib" Petzoldt, 84, of Pocahontas passed away Monday, March 8, 2004 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 28, 1919, near Pocahontas, son of Herman and Anna Scholl Petzoldt. He was baptized Sept. 14, 1919, and confirmed April 9, 1933, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas. A lifelong member of the church, he had served on the church council as elder and trustee, and on the finance board...
Marie Lange (03/09/04)
Marie Anna Lange, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 8, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd Gaither (03/09/04)
Lloyd T. "Peanuts" Gaither, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. He was born Sept. 11, 1907, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Nuba Alonzo and Maggie Eaker Gaither. He and Ruth L. Lindsay were married June 11, 1931, in Jonesboro, Ill. She died July 10, 1991...
Ross Bridgeman (03/09/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ross W. Bridgeman, 36, of Anna died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at Union County Hospital. He was born April 6, 1967, in Anna, son of Roy Delano and Evelyn Childers Bridgeman. Bridgeman was a carpenter with Gary Fuller Construction Co. Survivors include his parents of Anna; a brother, Roger Bridgeman of Gorham, Ill.; two sisters, Lois Brooks of Ava, Ill., and Linda Bridgeman of Quincy, Ill...
Mary Rogers (03/09/04)
Mary Frances Rogers, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at her home. She was born April 17, 1940, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of Edwin and Anna Hale Held. She and Mark Rogers were married in September 1989, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Connie Nelson of Pineville, La., Deborah Johnston of Cape Girardeau; four stepdaughters, Violet Wehmeier, Roxie Lavine, Bethany and Sherri Rogers; and a stepson, Marcus Rogers II...
Verona Jacobs (03/09/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Verona E. Jacobs, 82, of Marble Hill died Monday, March 8, 2004, at the home of a brother in Marble Hill. She was born Nov. 2, 1921, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Wilson Eric and Jattie Vesta Eaker Wiseman. She and Truman H. Jacobs were married Sept. 20, 1947. He died Nov. 14, 1979...
Glen Wilkinson (03/09/04)
Glen T. "Doc" Wilkinson, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elba Marion and Daisy Victoria Dorsey Wilkinson. He and Carol Ford were married Aug. 15, 1991, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Charles Mott (03/09/04)
CHEFFEE, Mo. -- Charles Edward Mott, 81, of Chaffee died Monday March 8, 2004 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born March 31, 1922, in Tulie, Ky. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church in East Prairie, Mo., and a member of the Western Cherokee Nation of Arkansas and Missouri...
Dorothy Hall (03/09/04)
BENTON, Ky. -- Dorothy Hall, 87, of Benton, Ky., died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at the Oakview Manor Healthcare Center in Calvert City, Ky. She was a member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher. She was a volunteer for many years at the New To You Shop sponsored by the church...
Samuel Foster (03/09/04)
Samuel Franklin Foster was born in St. Mary, Mo., Oct. 30, 1917. He was the son of Ernest Brown Foster and Frieda Anna McClatchey Foster, and the older brother of Harry Foster and Mary Foster Spitzmiller, both deceased. Sam grew up in Cape Girardeau and graduated from Central High School. He attended Southeast Missouri State University, but did not complete a degree...
Robert Morrison (03/09/04)
Robert Ray Morrison, 74, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 7, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 26, 1929, in Jackson, son of Walter and Ollie Hall Morrison. He and Evie Menke were married March 18, 1987. Mr. Morrison was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army May 31, 1963. He then worked as a truck driver for Consolidated Freight, retiring in 1981...
Margie Schneier (03/08/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Margie M. Schneier, 56, of Perryville died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at Bellview Valley Nursing Home at Bellview, Mo. She was born Sept. 14, 1947, at Perryville, daughter of Anton James and Mae Lucille Turlin Schneier. Schneier was a former member of the Job Corps and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at Perryville...
Ollie Vance (03/08/04)
Ollie B. Vance, 86, of Kennett, Mo., died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at the home of her daughter in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 7, 1918, at Arbyrd, Mo., daughter of Lee and Pearl Roark Layne. She and C. B. Vance were married July 2, 1938 at Arbyrd, Mo. He died May 12, 1990...
Lloyd Gaither (03/08/04)
Lloyd Gaither, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at Heartland Care and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Glen Wilkinson (03/08/04)
Glen Wilkinson, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Limuel Thomas (03/08/04)
CANALOU, Mo. -- Limuel B. Thomas, 85, of Canalou died Friday, March 5, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Feb. 10, 1919, in Gideon, Mo., son of William and Emma Gardner Thomas. He and Katie Lawanda Scroggin were married Nov. 6, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
Vernon Joggerst (03/08/04)
Vernon J. Joggerst, 50, of Daisy died Saturday, March 6, 2004. He was born Oct. 4, 1953, at Perryville, Mo., son of John and Catherine Huck Joggerst. He and Brenda E. Wolk were married Nov. 16, 1979. Survivors include four sons, Jeffery, James, Joshua and Jason Joggerst, all of Daisy; three daughters, Janice, Jenna and Joy Joggerst, all of Daisy; two sisters, Anita Joggerst of Kirkwood, Mo., and Joyce Roth of St. Louis, Mo.; and his mother of Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Venah Cobb (03/08/04)
Venah Mae Cobb, 91, of Millersville died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born March 24, 1912, in Marquand, Mo., daughter of John and Mildred Brown Gibbs. She was raised by her stepmother, Johanna Wagner Gibbs, since she was 7 years old. She and Webster Cobb were married Dec. 24, 1936, at Glenallen, Mo. He died Nov. 11, 2002...
Raymond Burger (03/07/04)
Raymond Anthony Burger, 89, of Midlothian, Va., died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond, Va. He was born Feb. 10, 1915, at Kelso, Mo., son of Charles Anton and Helen Anna Leible Burger. He and Margaret E. Marlin were married Aug. 11, 1934, at Belleville, Ill...
Lydia Hogg (03/07/04)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Lydia Hogg, 97, of Perkins died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at her residence. She was born Sept. 17, 1906, in Golconda, Ill., daughter of Joseph and Kate Hollman Story. She and James Hogg were married Nov. 4, 1922. He died March 3, 1963...
Mary Smith (03/07/04)
Mary Inez Smith, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 5, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Dec. 5, 1910, at Clayton, Mo., daughter of B. Hugh and Bessie Burris Smith. Smith received a B.S. degree in English from Southeast Missouri State University and a master of arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ...
Samuel Foster (03/07/04)
Samuel Franklin Foster, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 5, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Carolyn Hazel (03/07/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Carolyn Hazel, 55, of Lebanon, Ill., died Friday, March 5, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Mo. She was born April 2, 1948, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late James and Alberta Miller Hazel. Survivors include three brothers, Harold Hazel of Mayestown, Ill., Jimmie Hazel of Advance and Homer Hazel of Wright City, Mo.; a sister, Billie Hester of O'Fallon, Mo...
Joe Bollinger (03/07/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Joe H. Bollinger, 79, of Sedgewickville died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 21, 1924, in Sedgewickville, son of Elmer and Mary Ellis Bollinger. He and Myrtle Weibrecht married Dec. 23, 1950, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Harlin Kennedy (03/06/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Harlin Edward Kennedy, 83, of Wardell, Mo., died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo. He was born Feb. 8, 1921, at Oran, Mo., son of Arthur and Mary Lawson Kennedy. He and Mary Kincade were married Nov. 2, 1984, at Wardell...
Emmet Hoffman (03/06/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Emmet J. Hoffman, 103, of Perryville died Friday, March 5, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 30, 1900, in Perry County, son of Andrew and Barbara Huber Hoffman. He and Leona Schulte were married Feb. 28, 1933. Hoffman was a farmer. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church and Holy Name Society at Sereno, Mo., and Knights of Columbus...
Allen Craven (03/06/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Allen B. "Al" Craven, 73, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Wednesday, March 3, 2004. He was born Feb. 5, 1931, at Chaffee, son of John and Leafy Bagby Craven. Craven was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1948 to 1952, and in the U.S. Navy from 1960 until retiring in 1976 as commander...
Mary Smith (03/06/04)
Mary Inez Smith, 93, of Jackson, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 5, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Frank Manche (03/05/04)
BREWER, Mo. -- Frank J. Manche, 21, of Brewer died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at his home. He was born March 24, 1982, at Perryville, Mo., son of Bruce and Barb Tucker Manche Sr. Survivors include his parents of Brewer, and a brother, Bruce Manche Jr. of Perry-ville...
Helen Deal (03/05/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Helen Deal, 86, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born March 18, 1917, at Blodgett, Mo., the daughter of Arley Harrison "Jack" and Arta Elizabeth Clippard Johnson. She married Heschel Deal on March 19, 1961, at Charleston, Mo...
Raymond Burger (03/05/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Raymond A. Burger, 89, of Midlothian, Va., formerly of Kelso, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond, Va. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Cecil Griffin (03/05/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Cecil Griffin, 49, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 10, 1954, in Sumner, Miss., son of Jimmy and Lenora Thomas Griffin. He married Delores Box. Griffin attended John F. Kennedy High School in Mound Bayou, Miss. He had worked at Wagner Castings Co., The Herald and Review and Domino's Pizza...
Bertha Hellwege (03/05/04)
Bertha L. Hellwege, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born April 12, 1923, at New Wells, Mo., daughter of Martin and Louise Borchelt Perr. She and Reinhold Henry Hellwege were married Nov. 15, 1941, at Altenburg, Mo. He died May 29, 1999...
Ernest Ivy (03/04/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ernest Ivy, 72, of Charleston died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 20, 1931, at Charleston, son of Berry and Lula Scaife Ivy. He and Vernice Treadwell were married Nov. 29, 1975...
The Hargon family (03/04/04)
Michael Ray Hargon, 27, Rebecca Dawn Hirtz Hargon, 29, and James Patrick Hargon, 4, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, in Vaughan, Miss. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at Canton Funeral Home in Canton, Miss. A prayer vigil will be held at 7. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Canton. Burial will be in Ellison United Methodist Church Cemetery in Vaughan...
Howard Garner (03/04/04)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Howard Duane Garner, 76, was born June 13, 1927, in Calico Rock, Ark., to Howard T. and Gladys Burns Garner. He died of cancer Monday, March 1, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. He was married to Emma Jean Gibbons of Bernie, Mo., 47 years. He resided in Dexter more than 40 years...
Fay Baker (03/04/04)
Fay Carol Burris Baker, beloved wife of Emmett Baker Jr. and loving mother of a daughter, LaTanya F. Rainey, departed her earthly home at 4 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, after an extended illness. Fay was born Nov. 13, 1951, in Cairo, Ill., to the union of Thomas and Ida Ray Burris Sr. She was united in holy matrimony to Emmett Baker Jr. Sept. 5, 1981, and made their home in Cape Girardeau...
Lyman Evans (03/04/04)
Lyman F. Evans, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 12, 1910, in Cape Girardeau, son of Walter and Marie Hawthorne Evans. He and Agnes Littell were married Sept. 10, 1932. She died July 27, 1992...
Susan Lowes (03/04/04)
TUPELO, Miss. -- Susan Browning Lowes, 33, died Monday, March 1, 2004, at North Mississippi Medical Center, after a sudden illness. She was a native of Starkville, Miss., and a resident of Tupelo 3 1/2 years. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Peoples Bank & Trust Co...
Martha Purdy (03/04/04)
Martha Sonntag Purdy, a resident of Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, in Chateau Health Center. She was 95. She was born July 3, 1908, in Independence, Mo., daughter of Carl and Elsa Zistel Sonntag. At the age of two she moved to Cape Girardeau...
Michael Walsh (03/03/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Michael D. Walsh, 51, of Cairo died Monday, March 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 24, 1952, in Cairo, son of William J. and Helen Worthington Walsh. Walsh retired as an agent with Commonwealth and Monumental Life Insurance Co...
Fay Baker (03/03/04)
Fay C. Baker, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Glen Lang Jr. (03/03/04)
URBANDALE, Ill. -- Glen L. Lang Jr., 38, of Urbandale died Monday, March 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 22, 1966, in Fort Carson, Colo., son of Glen L. and Inge Gansen Lang Sr. Lang served in the Army National Guard...
Virginia Walls (03/03/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia Dean Walls, 69, of Peoria, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, in the emergency room at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria. She was born Dec. 8, 1934, in Sikeston, daughter of Lonzo and Mary Etta Stovall Murphy. She first married Carl Lynell Little May 3, 1952, in Sikeston. He died Dec. 29, 1971. She later married William "Joe" Walls June 4, 1974, in Sikeston...
Cecil Griffin (03/03/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Cecil Griffin, 49, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at his home. Friends may call at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, and Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church...
Ethel Hahs (03/03/04)
Ethel Mae Hahs, 80, of Scott City died Monday, March 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Elgin, Ill., daughter of Walter and Marguerite Wagner Pease. She first married Rex D. Davidson, who preceded her in death. She and Billy G. Hahs were married Jan. 5, 1974, in South Elgin, Ill...
Stella Motley (03/03/04)
Stella Bernice Motley, 67, of Jackson died Monday, March 1, 2004, at her home. She was born June 30, 1936, in Sevier County, Tenn., daughter of Willie and Mollie Whaley Webb. She and Joe Motley were married Aug. 9, 1958. He died Oct. 30, 1990. Motley was a licensed practical nurse many years at Deal Nursing Home in Jackson. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Millersville...
Clifford Stacy (03/03/04)
Clifford Raymond Stacy, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at his home. He was born July 7, 1927, at Randles, son of Lemuel and Lucy Simmons Stacy. He and Beatrice Angle were married Aug. 10, 1950. She died Oct. 17, 1975. He and Pearl Hager were married Jan. 30, 1976. She died July 2, 2003...
Eleanor Feemster (03/03/04)
Eleanor Elizabeth Feemster, 95, of Scott City died Monday, March 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 9, 1908, at Rich Hill, Mo., daughter of Charles M. and Margaret M. Flammang Ingram. She and Floyd Raymond Feemster were married Feb. 9, 1928, in Little Rock, Ark. He died April 10, 1964...
Dorothy Sanders (03/03/04)
Dorothy M. Sanders, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born July 29, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John and Ada Jones James. She and Harold R. Sanders were married Sept. 10, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Anna DuBois (03/02/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Anna Marie DuBois, 36, formerly of Perryville, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Bristol Manor in Ellsberry, Mo. She was born Sept. 20, 1967, in St. Louis County, daughter of Paul J. and Janet Huber DuBois. Survivors include her father of St. Louis; her mother; a brother, Andrew DuBois; and maternal grandmother, Selma Huber, all of Perryville...
Ronnie McKay (03/02/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ronnie M. McKay, 63, of Bellflower, Calif., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Bellflower. He was born Oct. 11, 1940, in San Pedro, Calif., son of Alfred L. and Marie Maxine Wainwright McKay. McKay was a mechanic...
Glen Lang Jr. (03/02/04)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Glen L. Lang Jr., 38, of East Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barkett Funeral Home.
Lyman Evans (03/02/04)
Lyman F. Evans, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 12, 1910, in Cape Girardeau, son of Walter and Marie Hawthorne Evans. He and Agnes Littell were married Sept. 10, 1932. She died July 27, 1992...
Harry Kassel (03/02/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harry E. Kassel, 72, of St. Louis, formerly of Perryville, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Chester, Ill. He was born Oct. 9, 1931, at Frohna, Mo., son of Arthur and Magdelina Oberndorfer Kassel. He and Merilyn Thompson were married July 5, 1952, in St. Louis...
Roger Conant (03/02/04)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Roger E. Conant, 75, of Villa Ridge died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. He was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Tamms, Ill., son of Edward and Louise Parker Conant. He and Birdie Douglas were married Nov. 25, 1948...
Michael Walsh (03/02/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Michael D. Walsh, 74, of Cairo died Monday, March 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Meta Krieger (03/02/04)
Meta L. Krieger, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born June 1, 1912, at Egypt Mills, daughter of August and Agnes Scholl Borchelt. She and Walter Krieger were married Jan. 15, 1933, in Cape Girardeau. He died Oct. 29, 1978...
William Sadler (03/02/04)
William Doyle "Woody" Sadler, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 17, 1922, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Monroe C. and Ada Belle Roberts Sadler. He and Virgie Eaker were married May 17, 1942, in Cape Girardeau...
Manuel Garcia (03/01/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Manuel T. Garcia Sr., 69, of Villa Ridge, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at Southeast Hospital at Cape Girardeau. He was born June 6, 1934, at Guadalupe y Calvo, Chihuahua, Mexico, son of Alfredo and Maria Torres Garcia. He and Anna Garcia were married March 26, 1986, at Great Bend, Kan...
Lawrence James (03/01/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lawrence James, 83, of Advance died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1920, at Bell City, Mo., son of Joe and Laura Miller James. He and Ruth Ramsey were married Aug. 28, 1940, at Advance. James was a retired farmer and a graduate of Bell City High School...
Alfreda Proffer (03/01/04)
Alfreda J. Proffer, 78, of Burfordville died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at The Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau. She was born May 8, 1925, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Arthur B. and Hattie Lowe Flowers. She and Clent W. Proffer were married June 21, 1946, at Cape Girardeau. He died April 6, 2001...
Meta Krieger (03/01/04)
Meta L. Krieger, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 1, 1912. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Martha Purdy (03/01/04)
Martha Purdy, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Edward Rovner (03/01/04)
Edward Abraham Rovner, 52, 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 Nafalski were married May 4, 1996, at Oneonta, N.Y...