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Obituaries from April 2004

Angela Brice (04/30/04)
Angela Brice, 93, of Jackson died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until time of service. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Monsignor Edward Eftink will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Gary Flanagan (04/30/04)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Gary L. Flanagan, 52, of Farmington died Thursday, April 29, 2004, in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 18, 1952, in South Dakota, son of Noel and Dorothy Flanagan. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; a daughter, Patty Flanagan; two sons, Gary Flanagan II and Jimmy Flanagan; a stepdaughter, Carrie Willaby, all of the state of California; his mother of Farmington; three sisters, Donna Flanagan of California, Tammy Flanagan of Fredericktown, Mo., Evelyn Skinner of Bonne Terre, Mo.; two brothers, Terry Flanagan of Fredericktown, Cary Flanagan of Cape Girardeau; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Aubrey Whorton (04/30/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Aubrey Dempsey "Jack" Whorton, 77, of Florissant, Mo., died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Christian Hospital Northeast in Florissant. He was born Feb. 20, 1927, in Russellville, Ark., son of True and Ather Deatherage Whorton. He and Peggy Louise Brindley were married Oct. 9, 1955...
Nora Cain (04/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nora Gwendolyn Cain, 87, formerly of Sikeston, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 28, 1916, in Eaton, Ohio, daughter of Chester Benjamin and Mary Treva Sommers Wikle. She and Henry Cain were married April 27, 1946, in Wilmette, Ill. He died Aug. 15, 1985...
Heath Self (04/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Heath Self, 21, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, in a vehicle accident near Sikeston. He was born March 2, 1983, in Sikeston, son of Dewayne and Wendy Baker Self. Self was a 2001 graduate of Sikeston High School, and was a varsity letterman in football, baseball and basketball. He was majoring in physical education at Southeast Missouri State University...
Charlotte Proffer (04/30/04)
Charlotte Mae Proffer, 71, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at her home. She was born April 23, 1933, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Frank and Leafy Cato Rowe. She and Wilburn Proffer were married Aug. 19, 1950. Charlotte worked several years at Monsanto Co. ...
Jean Cavaner (04/30/04)
Jean Cavaner, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 10, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo Emerson and Jane McCormick Cavaner. He and Ruby Pittman were married May 29, 1966, in Cape Girardeau. She died June 26, 2001...
Velma Frymire (04/30/04)
Velma D. Frymire, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 8, 1926, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of Charles and Della Robins Hovis. She and Troy Frymire were married May 15, 1943. He died May 29, 1999...
Clyde Hogg (04/30/04)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Clyde M. Hogg, 66, of Bell City died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1938, at Painton, Mo., son of James and Lydia Ethel Story Hogg. He and Karen Jean Yates were married July 12, 1969. Hogg retired from Leo Lape Farms...
Mary Bloodworth (04/30/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Anita Bloodworth, 71, of Anna died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at City Care Center. She was born April 23, 1933, in West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of Henry Oscar and Mary Smith Garrard. She and Earnie E. Bloodworth were married Dec. 25, 1953, in Vienna, Ill. He died Dec. 3, 1992...
Gerald Throgmorton (04/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gerald A. "Jerry" Throgmorton, 64, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 19, 1940, son of Dr. Howard B. and Bonnie Jackson Throgmorton. Throgmorton was a 1958 graduate of Sikeston High School, where he was a member of the All-American Football Honor Roll...
Hazel Johnson (04/30/04)
Hazel I. Swett Johnson, 79, of Ware, Mass., died Monday, April 19, 2004. She was born in Jackson, daughter of Philip and Myrtle Hahs Crites. She married Stephen Swett, who died in 1957. She later married Richard Johnson, who died in 1999. Johnson was a cafeteria worker 16 years at William E. Wright Co. in West Warren, Mass. She was a member of Warren Federated Church in Warren, Mass., and Disabled American Veterans Post 59 Auxiliary in Ware. She was formerly of Jackson...
Mary Warren (04/30/04)
Mary Jane Warren, 84, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 10, 1919, at LaValle, Mo., daughter of Henry Ola and Flora L. Knotts Fields. Survivors include two daughters, Juanita Bruce of Dix, Ill., Marilyn Davis of Jackson; two sisters, Olla Parker of Fredericktown, Mo., Nettie Frederick of Cahokia, Ill.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Marie Reeves (04/29/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Marie D. Reeves, 80, of Kelso died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 25, 1923, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Michael Samuel and Frieda Katherine Koelzer LeGrand. She and Dale Vincent Reeves were married July 3, 1948, at Kelso...
Clyde Hinman (04/29/04)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Clyde L. Hinman, 48, of Mound City died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, in Mound City. He was born July 6, 1955, in Mound City, son of the Rev. John R. and Bertha Walls Hinman. Hinman was employed by the city of Mound City. He served as a fireman with Mound City Fire and Rescue Department many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church and was a 4-H leader...
Colin Hawkins (04/29/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Colin K. Hawkins, 58, of Sikeston died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 27, 1946, at Sikeston, son of Charles T. "Billy" and Florence J. House Hawkins. He and Patricia Ann Vinson were married Jan. 22, 1971...
Ann Smith (04/29/04)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Ann Smith, 83, of Ullin died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Union County Hospital. She was born Sept. 26, 1920, in Royalton, Ill., daughter of Joseph and Mary Apis Barkus. She and Glenn Smith were married in 1981. Survivors include a stepson, James Smith of Jonesboro, Ill.; numerous stepgrandchildren; great-stepgrandchildren; and great-great-stepgrandchildren...
John Kuss (04/29/04)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- John M. Kuss, 72, of Sodus, Mich., died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at his home. He was born March 27, 1932, in New Hamburg, son of John M. and Frances Theresa Einsell Kuss Sr. He and Ofilia "Ofie" Abella were married in 1960. Kuss attended Southeast Missouri State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia, receiving a degree in electrical engineering...
Kermit Miller (04/29/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kermit R. Miller, 56, of Perryville died Monday, April 26, 2004, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He was born May 6, 1947, in Perry County, Mo., son of William "Bill" and Zelma Keller Miller. He and Theresa Sue Allen were married in 1992 at Higdon, Mo...
Rose Hinkle (04/29/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Rose Mary Hinkle, 60, of Dongola died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born July 18, 1943, daughter of David and Opal Elkins Spurlock. Hinkle had been a nurse aide in a nursing home, and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church...
Carrie Noland (04/29/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carrie Noland, 51, of Cairo died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at the home of a daughter in Paducah, Ky. Massie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Aubrey Whorton (04/29/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Aubrey D. Whorton, 77, of St. Louis, formerly of Oran, died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Lelia Smothers (04/29/04)
Lelia "Jeri" Smothers, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Samuel H. and Rosa F. Christian McLain. She and John T. Smothers were married June 19, 1943, in Port Arthur, Texas...
Jean Cavaner (04/29/04)
Leo Jean Cavaner, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jo Ann Sadler (04/28/04)
Jo Ann Sadler, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Life Care Center. She was born July 12, 1931, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Clarence and Sadie Gibbs May. She and James Sadler were married Feb. 23, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. Sadler was a 1950 graduate of Advance High School...
Leola Tenholder (04/28/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Leola Bernadetta Tenholder, 82, of Leopold died Monday, April 26, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 20, 1921, at Leopold, daughter of Martin P. and Johannah A. Vandeven Tenholder. Tenholder received bachelor's and master's degrees from DePaul University, and received a nursing diploma in 1946...
Ira Gillean (04/28/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ira Brummett Gillean, 78, of Sikeston died Monday, April 26, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Jasper, Ark., son of Grant and Lucinda Weston Gillean. Gillean had worked at Inland Steel and U.S. Gypsum...
Shirley Mack (04/28/04)
HAYTI, Mo. -- Shirley Jean Mack, 66, of Hayti died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at the home of a daughter in Fruitland. She was born April 19, 1938, in Tupelo, Miss., daughter of Otis and Mary Caradine. She married John Ethan Mack. Mack was a member of True Light Church of God II...
Theodor Hoener (04/28/04)
Theodor Mann "Ted" Hoener died peacefully in his sleep Sunday, April 25, 2004, at his home in Menomonie, Wis., surrounded by members of his family. He was 80. Ted was born Feb. 24, 1924, to Percival J. and Frieda W. Mann Hoener in St. Louis, where he spent most of his life. Ted graduated from high school in 1941. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II...
Ronald Farrow (04/28/04)
Ronald G. Farrow, 39, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2004, as a result of a tragic accident near his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, son of John W. and Fannie B. Abernathy Farrow. He and Cheryl Reisenbichler were married March 12, 2004...
Cletus Walter (04/28/04)
SERENO, Mo. -- Cletus O. Walter, 81, of Sereno died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 1, 1922, at Sereno, son of Frank O. and Julie Huber Walter. He and Eileen Marie Klobe were married June 15, 1946. Walter was a retired truck driver, farmer and carpenter. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society in Sereno, and American Legion Post 133 in Perryville, Mo...
Mary Brown (04/27/04)
Mary Virginia Brown, 50, of Jackson died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 26, 1953, in St. Louis, daughter of Daniel and Mary Adele Holton Minnich. She and Michael William Brown were married in 1973...
Beulah Brown (04/27/04)
BREWER, Mo. -- Beulah M. "Bea" Brown, 80, of Trenton, Ill., died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland, Ill. She was born July 9, 1923, at Brewer, daughter of Kenrick and Sarah Brewer Layton. She and Howard Brown were married Oct. 26, 1946, at Brewer...
Virginia Allbritten (04/27/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Virginia L. Allbritten, 80, of Cairo died Monday, April 26, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. She was born April 14, 1924, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Green and Lucille Johnston Sneed. She married Tommy Simmons, who preceded her in death, and later married Leon Allbritten, who also preceded her in death...
Robert Renschen (04/27/04)
Robert Louis Renschen, 65, of Valley Park, Mo., died Friday, April 23, 2004, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. He was born July 29, 1938, in St. Louis, son of Louis John and Elizabeth Clara Renschen. Renschen lived in Cape Girardeau approximately 15 years, and was a retired member of Procter & Gamble Management Team...
Lottie Ray (04/27/04)
Lottie Irene Ray, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Hardy, Ark., daughter of Mentford Gracon and Myrtle Charlottie Benton Bryant. She and Delbert Leon Ray were married Dec. 15, 1936, in Black Oak, Ark. He died Feb. 13, 1965...
Imogene Holmes (04/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Imogene Constance Holmes, 83, of Sikeston died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Fred Clarence and Josephine Victoria Young Dudley. She and Paul Philip Holmes were married Dec. 23, 1938, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Sept. 2, 1993...
Ivory Harris (04/27/04)
WYATT, Mo. -- Ivory Mack Harris, 90, of Wyatt died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at Charleston Manor. He was born Oct. 20, 1913, in Hardin County, Tenn., son of Will and Allie Howell Harris. He and Flora Mae Rogers were married Oct. 20, 1935. Harris was a retired farmer. He was a member of Wyatt Baptist Church and charter member of I.O.O.F. Lodge in Charleston, Mo...
Stella Cornehlsen (04/27/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stella W. Cornehlsen, 88, of Perryville died Friday, April 23, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 19, 1916, at Friedheim, Mo., daughter of William and Ernestine Vogt Elbrecht. She and Raymond H. Cornehlsen were married July 5, 1950. He died Feb. 7, 1968...
Marybeth Nardoni (04/27/04)
Marybeth Nardoni, 60, of Weatherford, Okla., died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was born May 28, 1943, in Kirkwood, Mo., daughter of Walter D. and Virginia Wagner Kennedy. She and Harry Nardoni were married Aug. 20, 1966...
Vivian Schneider (04/26/04)
Vivian Delores Schneider, 68, of Jackson died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at her home. She was born April 24, 1936, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Charley and Agnes Barker Friedrich. She and Eugene Schneider were married July 3, 1964. Schneider worked in the fitting room at International Shoe in Cape Girardeau, then cleaned houses for several families in Jackson. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Wallace Weinkein (04/26/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wallace I. Weinkein, 90, of Perry County died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 6, 1914, in Perry County, son of Isadore and Mary Klemp Weinkein. He and Anna Kiefer were married Sept. 27, 1947, in Highland, Mo. She died in 1983...
Harvey Smothers (04/25/04)
Harvey H. Smothers, 96, of Bloomfield, Mo., died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Sept. 21, 1907, near Swinton, Mo., son of Orble and Minnie Mann Smothers. He and Zenoba Hobbs were married June 18, 1927. Smothers was employed by International Shoe Company from 1927 to 1942. ...
Billy Thiele (04/25/04)
SALEM, Mo. -- Billy Gene Thiele, 47, of Salem, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at his home. He was born May 5, 1956, at Cape Girardeau, son of Louis and Janice Friedhoff Thiele. Thiele was self-employed in the construction business. He worked at the Florsheim Shoe Factory and was an antiques dealer...
Robert Noble (04/25/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Robert Edward Noble, 85, of Advance died Friday, April 23, 2004, at Dexter Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 16, 1918, at Morehouse, Mo., son of Thomas and Annie Fox Noble. Noble was a retired machine operator. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Gary Weston (04/25/04)
Gary A. Weston 52, of Vienna, Ill., died Saturday at St. Louis University Medical Center. Weston was born April 14, 1952, at Anna, Ill., son of Edwards "Jiggs" and Christine Aldred Weston. He and Nine E. Whiteside were married Dec. 16, 1972, in Mounds, Ill...
Joseph McKeown (04/25/04)
Joseph Patrick "Joe Pat" McKeown, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 23, 2004, at his home. He was born July 30, 1958, at Cape Girardeau, son of James and Jane Doughty McKeown. Survivors include his mother of Cape Girardeau; his father of Carterville, Ill.; two brothers, James McKeown of Forth Worth, Texas, Steve McKeown of Herrin, Ill.; and two sisters, Jane Neumeyer of Madison, Wis., Sue Watkins of Farmington, Mo...
Mary Pardon (04/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Jane Pardon, 83, of Sikeston died Friday, April 23, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 13, 1920, at Hayward, Mo., daughter of James and Emma Wyatt Bishop. She and Irvin B. Pardon were married July 13, 1940, in Portageville, Mo. He died Dec. 23, 1987...
Melody Menz (04/25/04)
Melody Darlene Dopp Menz, 60, of Belton, Texas, formerly of Scott City, died Friday, April 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 18, 1943, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Delmar and Francis Reeves Dopp. Menz was the owner and operator of Helping Hands, a residential cleaning service. She also worked at Thorngate. Menz was a 1961 graduate of Illmo Scott City High School and attended Cape Business College and St. Louis University. She was a member of Keys Valley Baptist Church at Belton...
Billy Thiele (04/24/04)
Billy Gene Thiele, 47, of Salem, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Melody Menz (04/24/04)
Melody Dopp Menz, 60, of Belton, Texas, formerly of Scott City, died Friday, April 23, 2004, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph McKeown (04/24/04)
Joseph Patrick McKeown, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 23, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Herbert Stallings (04/24/04)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Herbert V. Stallings, 77, of Bertrand died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 28, 1926, at Concord, Mo., son of Oscar and Marie Weakley Stallings. He and Patricia Warsing were married Oct. 1, 1972, in Union City, Tenn...
James Hickam (04/24/04)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- James R. Hickam, 69, of Alto Pass died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1934, in Alto Pass, son of Aubrey A. and Lydia E. Berry Hickam. He and JoAnne Vandergraph were married March 4, 1956, in Alto Pass...
A.J. Summerlott (04/24/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- A.J. Summerlott, 82, of East Prairie died Friday, April 23, 2004, at East Prairie Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 9, 1921, at Fisk, Mo., son of Clemet Edward and Velva McCain Summerlott. He and Bealus Mae Bain were married Dec. 11, 1947, at East Prairie...
Ina M. Nothdurft (04/23/04)
Ina M. Nothdurft, 84, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 16, 1919, in Willisville, Ill., daughter of James and Ella Lunneman Ramsey. She and Marion L. "Slim" Nothdurft were married April 16, 1971. He died June 26, 2003...
Clarence Eeftink (04/23/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Clarence Henry Eeftink, 65, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at Jefferson Barracks VA Medical Center Nursing Home. He was born March 11, 1939, at Glennon, Mo., son of Henry John and Mary Sophia Laurentius Eeftink. Eeftink had been a barge deckhand and an auto body repairman. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church...
Marieta Hannan (04/23/04)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Marieta H. Hannan, 84, of Olmsted died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Sept. 11, 1919, in Grand Chain, Ill., daughter of John F. and Susan Badgley Reichert. She married William J. Hannan, who preceded her in death...
Bertha Ozment (04/23/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Bertha Britt Ozment, 86, died Thursday, April 22, 2004, at Life Care Center in LaCenter, Ky. She was born Aug. 3, 1917, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of David Allen and Ruby Mae Rorer Neill. She was raised in Cairo by her grandparents, William Issac and Arcenia Mayflower Hamilton. She married Grant "Tom" Britt, who died in 1960. She later married Clyde Ozment, who died in 1999...
Ameil Powell (04/22/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ameil J. Powell, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 24, 1923, in Supply, Ark., son of Perry James and Mary Parlee Halliard Powell. He married Mary Martha McCormick Oct. 23, 1956...
Birdie Williams (04/22/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Birdie Mae Williams, 96, of East Prairie died Monday, April 19, 2004, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 27, 1907, in East Prairie, daughter of Harry and Effie Roach Zook. She and Gough Williams were married June 25, 1925. He died Feb. 24, 1974...
Rev. Luther Thorne (04/22/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The Rev. Luther E. Thorne, 92, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1912, at Burfordville, son of John E. and Revie R. Angel Thorne. He and Cora Jane Rhyne were married July 6, 1933...
Adeline Caldwell (04/22/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Adeline Caldwell, 85, of Mounds died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at the Church of God in Son from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with Freddie Green officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery...
Thomas Smith (04/22/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Thomas Leonard Smith, 77, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Kelso, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Blake Hospital in Sarasota, Fla. He was born Nov. 23, 1926, in Reedy, W.Va., son of Park and Georgie Hicks Smith. He and Grace Marie Arndt were married June 19, 1953. She died March 19, 1993. He and Joan Trafford were married Oct. 28, 1995...
Terry Kitchen (04/22/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Terry Ray Kitchen, 54, of Glenallen died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1949, at Glenallen, son of William "Bill" and Florence "Cricket" Vance Kitchen. Kitchen attended Lewis and Clark College in Godfrey, Ill. He had been a line operator at Rubbermaid since 1987...
Ceasar Simmons (04/22/04)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Ceasar Rome Simmons, 2, of Mound City died Saturday, April 17, 2004, in a fire at his home. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at Serenity Garden Funeral Home in Gary, Ind. Burial will be in Fern Oaks Cemetery in Gary. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of local arrangements...
DeWhitney Miller (04/22/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- DeWhitney Miller, 39, of Mounds died Friday, April 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill. Freddie Green will officiate.
Charlene Horton (04/22/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charlene Horton, 39, of Anna died Sunday, April 18, 2004, in Anna. She was born April 30, 1964, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Roger and Darlene Arnold Glasco. She and Timothy Horton were married Jan. 14, 1995. Horton had been a bookkeeper and cook at the Depot, and was manager and operator at Dixie Cream Donuts. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Anna...
Edith Young (04/22/04)
Edith A. Young, 86, formerly of DeSoto, Mo., died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Autumn Ridge Retirement Home in Herculaneum, Mo. She was born Nov. 9, 1917, in St. Louis, daughter of William J. and Ida W. Maetten Hoener. She and Truman N. Young were married Aug. 2, 1943. He died Sept. 29, 1997...
Ruby Yates (04/21/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruby Brasel Yates, 82, of Cobden, Ill., died Monday, April 19, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born July 18, 1921, at Saratoga, Ill., daughter of Charles and Mary Hartley Brasel. She and Jack Gordon Yates Sr. were married April 15, 1939, in Jackson, Mo. He died Dec. 7, 1992...
Luther Thorne (04/21/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Luther E. Thorne, 92, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Oma Woolsey (04/21/04)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Oma Lee Woolsey, 83, of Villa Ridge died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 30, 1921, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of Frank and Maude White Sch-ultz. She and Dennis L. "Pat" Woolsey were married Dec. 23, 1945. He died April 24, 1998...
Della Heise (04/21/04)
Della B. Heise, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 19, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 20, 1913, in Cape Girar-deau, daughter of William D. and Freda W. Bode Deevers. She and Gale Heise were married Sept. 7, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, a total of 67 years. He died Nov. 11, 1996...
George Savoy (04/20/04)
George A. Savoy, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born June 18, 1940, in New Iberia, La., son of George and Marjorie Chase Savoy Sr. He and Mary Heckathorn were married Dec. 19, 1987, at Sedgewickville...
Albert Foutch Sr. (04/20/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Albert Leon Foutch Sr., 66, of Thebes died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 23, 1938, at Thebes, son of Edward and Lura Coplin Foutch. Foutch had worked on the railroad, and was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse Church...
Ruth Hawk (04/20/04)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Ruth Hawk, 88, of Sturdivant died Monday, April 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 25, 1915, at Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of David and Bertha Sample Owens. She and Linus Hawk were married May 3, 1936, at Greenbrier. He died April 27, 1999...
Levi Bagby (04/20/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Levi Wade "Bear" Bagby, 17, of Mounds died Sunday in an apartment fire in Clinton, Ky. He was born March 5, 1987, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Albert C. "Duke" and Vickie Higgins Bagby III. Bagby was a sophomore at Meridian High School...
Dwight Russell Sr. (04/20/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dwight Lamar Russell Sr. died Friday, April 16, 2004, at his home. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charlene Horton (04/20/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charlene Horton, 39, of Anna died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at the home of her grandmother. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Retta Lyne (04/20/04)
DELTA -- Retta Parker Lyne, 83, of Delta died Monday, April 19, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of Burgess Cline and Sarah Jane Burton Anthony. She first married Dave Parker who preceded her in death Aug. 17, 1962. She and Gerald D. Lyne Sr. were married Jan. 29 1966, and he preceded her in death Jan. 14, 2004...
Eugene Blumer (04/20/04)
MARION, Ill.-- Eugene Norris "Sonny" Blumer died peacefully at home Sunday, April 18, 2004, on the Lake of Egypt near Marion. He was born June 30, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edward and Opal Blumer. He married LaNora Jean Baker Oct. 19, 1953, in Cape Girardeau...
Charlene Horton (04/19/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charlene Horton, 39, of Anna died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at the home of her grandmother. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Albert Foutch (04/19/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Albert Leon Foutch, 66, of Thebes died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes, with the Rev. Jimmie Monahan officiating...
George Savoy (04/19/04)
George Savoy, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Jimmie Cochran (04/19/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jimmie H. Cochran, 65, of Advance died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. He was born May 20, 1938, in Lormar, Ark., son of Jack and Beulah Chessar Cochran. He and Nancy Brannon Cochran were married April 18, 1960, in Sikeston, Mo...
William Walker (04/19/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- William Leroy Walker, 69, of McGee, Mo., died Friday, April 16, 2004, in Boone County, Mo., as a result of a car accident. He was born Dec. 7, 1934, in Greenville, Mo., son of William and Margaret Oliver Walker. He and Dorma White were married Oct. 24, 1953. She died June 1, 2000...
Bradley LePage (04/19/04)
Bradley W. LePage, 24, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1979, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., son of Francis and Linda Schodroski LePage. LePage was a student at Southeast Missouri State University and was scheduled to graduate in May 2004. He was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel and a 1998 graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School...
Kathryn Baine (04/18/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Kathryn Baine, 86, of Tamms died Friday, April 16, 2004, at her home. She was born May 17, 1917, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Oliver Houston and Ida Dewitt Ferguson. She and William W. Baine were married Nov. 5, 1936. He died July 26, 1963...
Bradley LePage (04/18/04)
Bradley W. LePage, 24, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
David White (04/18/04)
TAMMS, Ill., -- David White, 58, of Tamms died Friday, April 16, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 4, 1946, at Kalamazoo, Mich., son of Charles and Patricia White. He was a truck driver for many years and served in the U.S. Army. He was an active member of the Lions Club while living in Kalamazoo...
Albert Foutch (04/18/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Albert Leon Foutch Sr., 66, of Thebes died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Daniel Beard (04/18/04)
Daniel J. Beard, 53, of Jackson died Friday, April 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 17, 1950, in Green Bay, Wis., son of John C. and Kathleen Lasee Beard. He and Kay Patz were married Feb. 8, 1969. In January, Beard became a manager at the CLM Pallet Recycling near Fruitland. He was also attending Southeast Missouri State University. He was previously employed at Jerry Lipps Inc. near Fruitland...
Elmer Hileman (04/18/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Elmer R. "Blue" Hileman, 95, of Anna died Friday, April 16, 2004, at Union County Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 17, 1908, son of Walter C. and Emma Bartruff Hileman. Hileman was a laborer with Laborers Local 1330. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Anna. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Karen Schestak (04/18/04)
Karen Schestak, 70, of St. Louis died Friday, April 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1934. Survivors include her husband, Robert Schestak of St. Louis; four daughters, Romona Lewis of Jackson, Deborah Hall, Margo Potter and Kathryn Darden, all of St. Louis; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Jennifer Lincoln (04/18/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Jennifer Mae Lincoln, 17, of Glenallen died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, in a car accident on Highway 34, a mile west of Glenallen. Her sister, Jessica Dees, also died in the accident. She was born May 24, 1986, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Timothy Dale and Kathleen Bonnie Lindley Lincoln...
Jessica Dees (04/18/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Jessica Lee Dees, 15, of Glenallen died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, in a car accident on Highway 34, a mile west of Glenallen. Her sister, Jennifer Mae Lincoln, also died in the accident. She was born Oct. 10, 1988, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joe Lee and Kathleen Bonnie Lindley Dees...
Rosalind Vogel (04/18/04)
Rosalind Justus Vogel, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at her home. She was born May 19, 1920, at Hendersonville, N.C., the daughter of Troy and Edith Justus. Vogel graduated from Hendersonville High School and from Chillicothe Business College and was employed by the U.S. ...
Donald Smith (04/17/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Donald H. Smith, 70, of Tamms died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1933, at Rolla, Mo., son of David and Melba Jett Smith. He married Norma Jane Davis, who died July 13, 1992. He later married June "Teen" Boyd Sept. 10, 1994...
Rosalind Vogel (04/17/04)
Rosalind Vogel, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at her home. She was the wife of Raymond H. Vogel. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. April 25 at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating. Private entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Leonard Moser (04/17/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Leonard D. "Buck" Moser, 89, of Glenallen died Friday, April 16, 2004, at Elder Care in Marble Hill, Mo. He was born Aug. 6, 1914, at Stella, Mo., son of John and Myrtle Boll Moser. He and Ava Emma Hopper were married Aug. 8, 1935...
David White (04/17/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- David White, 58, of Tamms died Friday, April 16, 2004, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Karen Schlestak (04/17/04)
Karen Schlestak, 70, of Jackson died Friday, April 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Kutis Funeral Home Affton Chapel in St. Louis is in charge of arrangements.
Louis Fortenberry (04/17/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Louis H. Fortenberry, 67, of Cairo died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 11, 1937, in Gulfport, Miss., son of John and Blanche Schmitz Fortenberry. Fortenberry was a graduate of St. Vincent's College High School in Cape Girardeau and St. Mary's Seminary in Perryville, Mo...
Elmer Hileman (04/17/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Elmer Ray "Blue" Hileman, 95, of Jonesboro died Friday, April 16, 2004, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ollie Latham (04/17/04)
UNITY, Ill. -- Ollie Latham, 70, of Unity died Thursday, April 15, at his home. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Lois Christy (04/17/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lois Loula Christy, 80, of Chaffee died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 30, 1923, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Lee and Lula Fish Slinkard. She and Carl E. Christy were married Jan. 26, 1942. Christy was a member of First Baptist Church...
Vernie Langdon (04/16/04)
Vernie F. Langdon, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 3, 1908, in Wright County, Mo., son of John and Lillie McKeel Langdon. He and Beatrice Calvert were married Nov. 1, 1937, at Amity, Mo. She died Oct. 20, 2001...
John Stephens (04/16/04)
John Edward Stephens, 69, of Scott City died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at his home. He was born June 1, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of John and Flora Tune Stephens. Stephens was a construction worker, and member of Church of God Fellowship in Cape Girardeau...
Mark Humphrey (04/16/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mark Humphrey, 40, of Anna died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 21, 1963, in Chandler, Ariz., son of Tom and Mildred Holdman Humphrey. Humphrey was a lawn mower repairman and tree trimmer. Survivors include two sons, Wesley Humphrey of Cambria, Ill., Brandon Humphrey of Jacksonville, N.C.; his father of Lepanto, Ark.; a stepson, Stephen Evans; a sister, Jacqueline Bolton of Anna; and his fiancee, Mary Golden of Anna...
Louis Fortenberry (04/16/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Louis H. Fortenberry, 67, of Cairo died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Denzel Fadler (04/16/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Denzel Fadler, 79, of Farmington, Mo., died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Southbrooke Skilled Care Nursing Center in Farmington. He was born March 17, 1925, at Patton, son of Charlie and Etta Conrad Fadler. He married Dolly Rose Yount...
Lois Christy (04/16/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lois Christy, 80, of Chaffee died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Carol Martin (04/16/04)
Carol A. Martin, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 16, 1938, in St. Louis, daughter of Ollie and Fran Franz Dielschneider. Martin was manager of Lamplighter Mobile Home Park and an usher at the Show Me Center...
Mary-Jo Duty (04/16/04)
DIEHLSTADT, Mo. -- Mary-Jo Regina Duty, 58, of Diehlstadt died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at her home. She was born March 20, 1946, in East St. Louis, Ill., daughter of Robert L. and Evelyn R. Herzog Weeks. She and David G. Duty were married Nov. 6, 1993, in St. Louis...
Dr. Melvin Kasten (04/16/04)
Melvin C. Kasten, M.D., F.A.C.S., passed on to his heavenly reward Thursday, April 15, 2004. Dearly loved and respected by many, he served his God as a charter member, the first treasurer, and a very active member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church since 1957...
Dr. James Travers (04/15/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Dr. James J. Travers, 82, of Springfield, Ill., died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at St. John's Hospice in Springfield. He was born July 13, 1921, at Mounds, son of John R. and Mary Ryan Travers. Travers retired as assistant director of finance with the Illinois Department of Special Education. He received undergraduate degrees and two master's degrees from Southern Illinois University, a master's degree from Michigan State University, and a Ph.D. from SIU...
Richard Thele (04/15/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Richard John Thele, 81, of Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 9, 1922, at Glennon, Mo., son of Henry J. and Minnie Fisher Thele...
Eva Chamness (04/15/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Eva Elizabeth Chamness, 86, of Anna died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born Oct. 30, 1917, at Beech Grove, Ill., daughter of Robert "Bob" and Elnora Modglin Kinder. She and Frank Chamness were married March 4, 1936. He died May 18, 1964...
Harold Billingsley (04/15/04)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- Harold Eugene "Joe" Billingsley, 94, of Buncombe died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. He was born Aug. 15, 1909, at Lick Creek, Ill., son of Omer and Minnie Hood Billingsley. He and Zella Stokes were married April 12, 1929, at Lick Creek...
Dorothy Street (04/15/04)
Dorothy Kathryn Street, 79, of Eureka, Mo., died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 23, 1925, at Portageville, Mo., daughter of H.R. and Minnie Curtis Thorton. She first married Herbert Scheetz March 11, 1944. She later married Joseph C. Street Dec. 9, 1988. He died May 20, 1995...
William Davis (04/15/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William Davis, 87, of Cairo died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Hodge Davis. Friends may call at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church Friday from noon until time of service. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery at Mounds, Ill...
Marvine LeGrand (04/15/04)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Marvine O. LeGrand, 89, of Granite City, Ill., died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1914, at New Hamburg, daughter of Arthur and Regina Dirnberger Vetter. She and Paul LeGrand were married Aug. 3, 1940...
Olga Yount (04/15/04)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Olga Jean Yount, 76, of Marquand died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 5, 1928, at Mine La Motte, Mo., daughter of Frank and Verna Miller Cureton. She married Milford "Cub" Yount on Nov. 5, 1947, at Cornwall, Mo...
John Stephens (04/15/04)
John E. Stephens, 69, of Scott City died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Mark Humphrey (04/15/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mark Humphrey, 39, of Anna died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at Anna. Arrangements are incomplete with Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Herman Sokolowski (04/15/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Herman Sokolowski, 68, of Advance died Monday, April 12, 2004, at his home. He was born July 27, 1935, in Ruda, Poland, son of Fredrick and Lydia Steinke Sokolowski. Sokolowski was employed with the Missouri Highway Department 31 years. He was a member of the United Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau...
Gladys Adamson (04/14/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gladys R. Adamson, 86, of Humboldt, Tenn., formerly of Sikeston, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 14, 1918, in Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Amos and Allice Parlee Davault Rhodes. She and Elba Adamson were married April 10, 1937, in Bloomfield, Mo., and he died Jan. 5, 1979...
Anna Faircloth (04/14/04)
Anna Mae Faircloth, 81, of Desloge, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 1, 1922, at Greentop, Mo., daughter of James F. and Eunice Davis Miller. She married Harvey Henry Faircloth, who preceded her in death...
Ellen Pigg (04/14/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ellen Marie Pigg, 64, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at her home. She was born July 1, 1939, at Parma, Mo., daughter of J.E. and Ruby Polk Creech. She and Paul Pigg were married Dec. 26, 1989, at High Ridge, Mo. Pigg was a retired real estate broker with American Realty. She was a member of Friendship General Baptist Church at Grassy, Mo., Eagles, Elks, VFW organizations in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary 84 in Ormond Beach, Fla...
Eugene Anderson (04/14/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Eugene Anderson, 79, of Advance died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 7, 1924, in Joppa, Ill., son of Harvey and Grace Harris Anderson. Anderson was an over-the-road truck driver 56 years...
Gladys Smith (04/14/04)
Gladys French Smith, 86, of Portageville, Mo., died Monday, April 12, 2004. She was born Jan. 28, 1918, at New Madrid County, daughter of William Robert and Margaret-Ann Elizabeth Davidson House. She married Amos French in 1934 and Roy Smith in 1969. Both preceded her in death...
Ruby LaBruyere (04/14/04)
Ruby May LaBruyere, 88, of Vienna, Va., died Monday, April 12, 2004, at the home of a son in Vienna. She was born May 14, 1915, at Illmo, daughter of Henry E. and Fredarica Maria Gottlob Boss. She and Frederick N. LaBruyere were married March 15, 1938, at Illmo. He died Feb. 14, 1991...
Bernie Seagraves (04/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bernie Lee Seagraves, 78, of Sikeston died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 8, 1926, in Senath, Mo., son of Martin and Lela Allen Seagraves. He and Madeline Hutchason were married Aug. 8, 1947, in Kokomo, Ind...
Jim Robinson Jr. (04/13/04)
PINHOOK, Mo. -- Jim Robinson Jr., 70, of Pinhook died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Dec. 28, 1933, in Arlington, Tenn., son of Jim and Barbara Tate Robinson. He and Athera Miles were married Dec. 25, 1955...
Audrey Brock (04/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Audrey D. Sweet Brock, 87, of Sikeston, formerly of Bertrand, Mo., and Charleston, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Jan. 6, 1917, in Henson, Mo., to William Kelly and Clara Marton Hedge. She was first married to William Donald Resler, then to Hardy Sweet, who both preceded her in death. In 1979 she married James L. Brock of Sikeston...
Herman Sokolowski (04/13/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Herman Sokolowski, 68, of Advance died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at his home. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Owens (04/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kenneth L. Owens, 79, of Sikeston died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 4, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of August and Anna Bruening Owens. He and Ramona Jeanne Lloyd were married July 2,1950, at Lilbourn, Mo...
Gerald Robison (04/13/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Gerald K. Robison, 82, of Thebes, Ill., died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Robison was born July 11, 1922, at Elco, Ill., the son of Ora A. Robison and Bernice Provo Robison. Robison married Anna L. Merriman Jan. 3, 1970, in St. Louis...
Henry Brinker Jr. (04/13/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Henry H. Brinker Jr., 84, of Oran died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 7, 1919, at Oran, son of Henry Herman and Mary Hartke Brinker Sr. He and Kathryn "Katie" Wilhelm were married April 25, 1951. She died Feb. 22, 2000...
Ruby LaBruyere (04/13/04)
Ruby May LaBruyere, 88, of Vienna, Va., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at the home of a son in Vienna. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Eugene Anderson (04/13/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Eugene Anderson, 79, of Advance died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Wilkening (04/13/04)
Major William H. Wilkening passed away quietly Tuesday, March 16, 2004, in Medford, Ore. Born March 13, 1929, in Shelbyville, Mo., Bill was raised with four brothers and moved to Jackson to enjoy success as an honors student and football star through his high school years...
James Householder (04/13/04)
James Edward Householder, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at John Cochran VA Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 25, 1939, in Marston, Mo., son of Oather Edward and Christine Rettig Householder. Mr. Householder was a computer technician for the U.S. Government...
Mary Burton (04/13/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Loretta Burton, 69, of Chaffee, formerly of Morley, Mo., died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 16, 1935, at Perkins, Mo., daughter of Chester and Zettie Welch Edwards. She and Herbert Scott Burton were married Sept. 1, 1950. He died March 1, 1995...
Odena Ford (04/13/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Odena "Dean" Ford, 89, of Advance died Friday, April 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 21, 1914, near Advance, daughter of Fred and Laura Delay Winemiller. She and Oliver Ford were married March 26, 1932, at Bloomfield, Mo. He preceded her in death July 5, 2001...
Clara Sailer (04/13/04)
Clara Mae Sailer, 83, of Scott City died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 8, 1920, at Fornfelt, daughter of John and Leona Wahl Wilhelm. She and Albert William "Bill" Sailer were married July 24, 1943, at Scott City. He preceded her in death Jan. 4, 1988...
Craig Kneezle (04/13/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Craig Allen Kneezle, 25, of Benton was taken home to be with our father in Heaven April 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 18, 1978, in San Gabriel, Calif., the son of Joe and Arleen Ashton Kneezle, who survive of Benton...
Clara Sailer (04/12/04)
Clara Mae Sailer, 83, of Scott City died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, with the Rev. David Coon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Craig Kneezle (04/12/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Craig Allen Kneezle, 25, of Benton died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Gerald Robison (04/12/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Gerald K. Robison, 81, of Thebes, died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Odena Ford (04/12/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Odena "Dean" Ford, 89, of Advance died Friday, April 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 21, 1914, near Advance, daughter of Fred and Laura Delay Winemiller. She and Oliver Ford were married March 26, 1932, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Beulah Koeper (04/12/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Beulah M. "Boots" Koeper, 85, of Perryville died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at her home. She was born March 17, 1919, at Ste. Genevieve, Mo., daughter of Edward and Ernestine Cissell Walters. She and John Koeper were married Feb. 2, 1942. He died Feb. 1, 1982...
Eunice Caldwell (04/12/04)
Eunice C. "Deana" Caldwell, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 31, 1916, at Allenville, daughter of Fred and Lula Harmon Thompson. She and Donald E. Caldwell were married April 12, 1936, at Ironton, Mo. He died Aug. 23, 1987...
Mary Burton (04/12/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Loretta Burton, 69, of Chaffee, formerly of Morley, Mo., died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 16, 1935, at Perkins, Mo., daughter of Chester and Zettie Welch Edwards. She and Hubert Scott Burton were married Sept. 1, 1950, and he died March 1, 1995...
Viola Tinsley (04/11/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Viola Tinsley, 74, of Danville, Ill., died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at the PUS Medical Center in Danville. She was born March 13, 1930, in Anna, daughter of Jasper and Maude Nimmo Young. She and Farrell Tinsley were married July 2, 1950...
Lorraine Whitmore (04/11/04)
Lorraine Whitmore, 85, of Dexter, Mo., died at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter, April 9, 2004. She was born Nov. 20, 1918, in Snohornish, Wash., daughter of Harry and Martha Newton Salter. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter, former president of the United Methodist Women's Club, a member of the Thimble Club and the Pinochle Club. She was a former buyer and sales clerk at Lois's House of Fashion...
Raymond Gilmer Sr. (04/11/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Raymond Eugene Gilmer Sr., 66, died Friday, April 9, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Gilmer was born May 29, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Oscar and Carrie Kerns Gilmer. He and Linda Zeigler were married July 1, 1983. He was retired as a self-employed lawn service owner. Gilmer was a member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
William Davis (04/11/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William Davis, 87, of Cairo died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Heavenly Gates Funeral Home.
Nathan Rettig (04/11/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nathan Allan Rettig, 13, of Sikeston died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Jan. 14, 1991, in Cape Girardeau, son of Allan and Karen Scheffer Rettig. He was a seventh-grade student in the Kelly schools and was an avid racer, having won many races. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church...
Floyd Cline (04/11/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Floyd L. Cline, 82, of Jonesboro died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at the Union County Hospital. He was born March 8, 1922, at Granite City, Ill., son of William O. and Mary T. Hinkle Cline. He and Hazel Schlenker were married April 24, 1954, at Cornith, Miss...
Glenn Graham (04/11/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Glenn N. Graham, 64, of Perryville died Friday, April 9, 2004, at his home. He was born May 12, 1939, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Marvin and Nina White Graham. He and Joan E. Wengler were married Oct. 8, 1960, at Fredericktown. Graham served in the Army Reserves as a sergeant. ...
Eunice Caldwell (04/11/04)
Eunice Caldwell, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Heartland Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Mary Burton (04/11/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mary Burton, 69, of Oran died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Norma Bollinger (04/11/04)
Norma Jean Bollinger, 69, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, April 9, 2004, at her home, after a six-month hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 19, 1934, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Robert and Bertha Greer Fisher. She and Harold R. Bollinger were married July 7, 1952, in Pocahontas, Ark...
May Parks (04/11/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- May Parks, 95, of Lighthouse Point, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at Heartland Care in Boca Raton, Fla. She was born Jan. 7, 1909, in Wetaug, Ill., the daughter of William and Lula (Heshung) Kearney. She was united in marriage on March 22, 1927, to Marion "Dink" Parks, and he passed away May 22, 1994...
Ortha Croy (04/10/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ortha Croy, 82, of Advance died Friday, April 9, 2004 at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 8, 1921, at Doniphan, Mo., daughter of Luther and Clara Link Pierce. She and Leon Croy were married March 23, 1940, at Benton, Mo., and he died Jan. 27, 1988...
Norma Bollinger (04/10/04)
Norma Jean Bollinger, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 9, 2004, at her home. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Laverne Carmack (04/10/04)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Ethel Laverne Carmack, 82, of Morehouse died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at her home. She was born March 26, 1922, at Holland, Mo., daughter of Sidney and Anna Burton Finney. She and Allen "Buck" Carmack were married Aug. 5, 1939, at Essex, Mo. He died Dec. 19, 1998...
Theodor Rottenbuecher (04/10/04)
Theodor "Theo" Rottenbuecher, 64, of Delta died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at his home. He was born March 16, 1940, in Romania, son of Karl and Anna Weidenfelder Rottenbuecher. His stepfather, Peter Hinterberger, helped raise him from an early age. He and Evelyn Keys Riegert were married Jan. 19, 1963...
Albert Daniels (04/10/04)
Albert Arthur Daniels, 63, of St. Louis died Tuesday, March 30, 2004. He was born June 14, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, son of Madison and Clara Johnson Daniels. He married the former Doris Nevils Hayes. Daniels attended John Cobb School and was a graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau. He attended several training schools, including Ranken Technical School...
Sue Snider (04/10/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Sue Snider, 61, of Bloomfield died Thursday, April 8, 2004, in Scott City. She was born Oct. 5, 1942, at Rives, Mo., daughter of Oscar and Fleeta Scott Crews. She and Norman Snider were married Nov. 8, 1961, at Bloomfield. Snider was an aide at Bloomfield Alternative School, and a member of Clines Island General Baptist Church...
Freeda Winchester (04/10/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Freeda Jane Winchester, 101, of Advance died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 16, 1902, at Dongola, Mo., daughter of Henry and Anne Nelson Revelle. She and Lee Wiley Winchester were married March 28, 1919, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died in 1988...
Catherine Taylor (04/10/04)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Catherine Taylor, 89, of Dexter died Friday, April 9, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1914, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Charles Sylvester and Jesse Pearl Jones Blackman. She and William "Howard" Taylor were married Nov. 20, 1941, at Dexter. He preceded her in death Oct. 1, 1991...
Jack, Grant and Samuel Heuer (04/10/04)
Jack Matthew Heuer was stillborn Friday, April 2, 2004, and Grant Isaac and Samuel Luke Heuer were stillborn Saturday, April 3, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo. Survivors include their parents, Kendal and Cortney Heuer of Clinton, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Robin Bullock of Mount Vernon, Ill.; paternal grandparents, Lynn and Terry Hassell of Dexter, Mo., Ken and Malinda Heuer of Springfield, Mo.; paternal great-grandmothers, Pauline Heuer of Cape Girardeau, Aldora Crites of Dexter; an aunt, Ali Bullock of Mount Vernon, an uncle and aunt, Mitch and Julia Kinder of Cape Girardeau, an uncle, Jeremy Wagner of Mount Vernon; great-aunt and uncle, Charlotte and John Edwards of Cape Girardeau; and cousins, Nathan and Jonathan Edwards of Cape Girardeau.. ...
Charles Aden (04/09/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Charles L. "Whitey" Aden, 71, of Marion, Ill., died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. He was born Aug. 19, 1932, in Dongola, son of George and Irene Cooper Aden. He and Verna Ramage were married July 13, 1952...
Sue Snider (04/09/04)
Sue Snider, 61, of Bloomfield, Mo., died Thursday, April 8, 2004 at Scott City. Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Th funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. Ronnie Ledbetter will officiate. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery...
May Parks (04/09/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- May Parks, 95, of Lighthouse Point, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at Heartland Care in Boca Raton, Fla. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Ronald Dunbar (04/09/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ronald A. Dunbar, 57, of Cairo died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1947, in Pawtucket, R.I., son of Aldred Abraham and Rita Catherine Justice Dunbar. Dunbar was a clerk with Bourland Paint Co. several years before retiring...
Annell Duckworth (04/09/04)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Annell Duckworth, 92, of Perks, Ill., died Thursday, April 8, 2004 at her daughter's home in Karnak. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, with the Rev. David Gilley officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Olive Cemetery near Dongola...
Eloise Clemons (04/09/04)
Eloise Clemons, 83, of Miami, Okla., died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami. She was born April 26, 1920, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Denver and Earley Craft Thompson. She and Clarence Francisco were married in December 1947 in Cape Girardeau. He died in October 1976. She and Jerald Clemons were married May 29, 1982, in Miami...
Theodore Rottenbuecher (04/09/04)
Theodore Rottenbuecher, 64, of Delta died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at his home. Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., after 6 p.m. today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Pauline Tucker (04/09/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Pauline Tucker, 84, of Thebes died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at Life Care Center. She was born Nov. 16, 1919, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of John and Ollie Watkins McHughs. She and Thomas Tucker were married June 20, 1936. He died Nov. 1, 1990...
Robert Snell (04/09/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Robert B. "Goober" Snell, 80, of Thebes died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 31, 1923, in Gale, Ill., son of Charley and Bessie Moore Snell. He and Betty Thompson were married Feb. 9, 1948...
Virgie Hayes (04/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virgie Marie Hayes, 74, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at her home. She was born May 9, 1929, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Grover and Minnie Dillon Neldon. She and Albert Snowden Hayes were married Feb. 16, 1949, at Kennett. He died April 5, 1985...
Willard Hahn (04/08/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Willard R. Hahn, 88, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 22, 1916, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of Jacob M. and Laura M. Eaker Hahn. He and Ferneita A. DuLaney were married Sept. 3, 1938, in Jackson...
Jake L. Pounds (04/08/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Jake Leon Pounds, 83, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at his home. He was born June 21, 1920, at Ward, Ark. He and Rita Skelton were married and she preceded him in death June 12 1997. He and Audrey DeBerry were later married...
Lily Duckworth (04/08/04)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Lily Finney Duckworth, 87, of Portageville died Tuesday, April 6, 2004 at Marston, Mo. She was born Dec. 16, 1916, at Portageville, daughter of Mary Ella Warren and John William Young. She and Bill Finney were married March 3, 1937, and he preceded her in death May 5, 1960. She and Vernon Duckworth were married March 10, 1978, and he preceded her in death July 3, 2003...
Ruth Lane (04/08/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ruth L. Lane, 73, of Charleston died Wednesday, April 7, 2004 at Charleston Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Heavenly Gates Funeral Home of Cairo, Ill.
Irma Matvy (04/08/04)
Irma Roland Matvy, 87, of Scott City died Tuesday, April 6, 2004, peacefully at her home with her children, Mary Lynn Matvy of San Francisco, Calif., and Mike Matvy of Knoxville, Tenn., at her side. They were each holding a hand when she passed away...
Pauline Tucker (04/08/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Pauline Tucker, 84, of Thebes died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at Life Care Center. She was born Nov. 16, 1919, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of John and Ollie Watkins McHughs. She and Thomas Tucker were married June 20, 1936. He died Nov. 1, 1990...
Clyde Huff Jr. (04/08/04)
Clyde Warren Huff Jr., 57, of Palmdale, Calif., known as C.W. to his family and friends, rode home to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 31, 2004, in Lancaster, Calif. He was born Dec. 17, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clyde and Helen Huff Sr. He was a graduate of Central High School and was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. He went into the U.S. Army at age 17. C.W. was a member of the Air Cavalry and flew 400 missions in Vietnam...
Leonard Beckett (04/07/04)
Leonard Leroy Beckett, 74, of Scott City died Monday, April 5, 2004, at the home of a daughter in Scott City. He was born Feb. 10, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of John L. and Clemia A. Brown Beckett. He and Donna Marie Rhodes were married in 1959 in Cape Girardeau. She died Nov. 3, 1978...
Earl Fulford (04/07/04)
Earl Howard Fulford, 83, of LeRoy, Ill., died Monday, April 5, 2004, at LeRoy Manor. He was born Dec. 2, 1920, in Rockwood, Ill., son of Earl Everett and Grace Ruth Hindman Fulford. He and Mildred Caroline Wohlwend were married June 29, 1952, in Cape Girardeau. She died in April 2001...
David L. Sneed (04/06/04)
David L. Sneed, 54, of Jackson died Monday, April 5, 2004, at his home. He was born March 6, 1950, in Jackson, son of Clyde and Avis Crain Sneed. He and Carol Whitledge were married May 30, 1969. Sneed was co-owner and operator of D&D Automotive in Jackson and worked at Auto Tire & Parts 10 years. He then worked for Jackson Auto Parts before retiring. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and Excelsior Lodge 441 AF&AM...
Maxine Girtman (04/06/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Maxine E. Girtman, 88, of Anna died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born March 31, 1916, in Wetaug, Ill., daughter of J.E. and Maude Sitter Culp. She and William Cletus Girtman were married Oct. 7, 1933, in Marion, Ill. He died Jan. 11, 1992...
Leonard Beckett (04/06/04)
Leonard Leroy Beckett, 74, of Scott City died Monday, April 5, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Molly Tranum (04/06/04)
Molly Elizabeth Tranum, 19, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 21, 1985, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of David J. Donley and Linda Charlene Lix. Molly was a 2003 graduate of Okeechobee High School in Okeechobee, Fla., where she was a member of National Honor Society, president of Little Big Lake Bank, and president of Walk for Life in Okeechobee...
Thomas Moore (04/06/04)
Thomas Irl Moore, 83, of Ballwin, Mo., died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at the home of his son in Kansas City, Kan. He was born Aug. 9, 1920, at Kennett, Mo., son of Buster H. and Pearl Ivy Merideth Moore. He and Ruby Kiehne were married July 28, 1946, in Sikeston, Mo...
James Hadley (04/06/04)
James Hadley, 65, of Jackson died Monday, April 5, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 12,1938, at Morley, Mo., son of Martin and Ruby Keller Hadley. He and Carol Headricks were married April 22, 1985, in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Hadley had worked for Cauble and Field and was a deckhand with Mid-South Barge Lines. He was a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church...
John Tarr (04/05/04)
John F. Tarr, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 9, 1935, at Cape Girardeau, son of John A. and Stella Rosalie Griffaw Tarr. He and Donna Rudluff Tarr were married May 5, 1962, at Cape Girardeau...
Helen Treece (04/05/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen C. Treece, 71, of Anna died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at her home. She was born March 28, 1933, near Anna, daughter of Charles Ford and Anna Hubach Cates. She and Kenneth C. Treece were married June 18, 1951, at Jonesboro, Ill. Treece was a caregiver for Home Health Care. She was a member of the Anna Church of the Nazarene and the Anna American Legion Auxiliary...
Faye Coryell (04/05/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Faye Coryell, 76, of Anna died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at her home. She was born March, 2, 1928, in Arkansas, daughter of Thomas and Etta Cheney Jefferson. She and Carl Franklin Coryell were married March 5, 1946, at Pulaski County. He died Aug. 14, 1985...
Hilbert Tuschoff (04/05/04)
SCOTTCITY -- Hilbert Oscar Tuschoff, 79, of Scott City died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. He was born May 2, 1924, at Friedheim, Mo., son of Oscar and Mary Kester Tuschhoff. He and Aileen Mae Redpather Brant were married July 3, 1965, at Illmo, Mo...
Julie Sides (04/05/04)
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. -- Julie Ann Sides, 46, of Collinsville, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Friday, April 2, 2004, at Anderson Hospital at Maryville, Ill. She was born March 13, 1958, at Cairo, Ill., daughter of Billy Joe and Paula Miller Eickelman. She and Nathan Ray Sides were married May 22, 1999...
Paul Cunningham (04/05/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Paul H. Cunningham, 90, of Anna died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at his home. He was born July 15, 1913, at Blodgett, Mo., son of Theodore and Laura Davis Cunningham. He and Ondean Karraker were married in 1941 at Jackson. Cunningham was an electrician and a 60-year member of the Brotherhood of Electricians Local 702. He was a U.S. military veteran of World War II and was a member of First Baptist Church in Anna...
Thomas Moore (04/05/04)
Thomas Irl Moore, 83, formerly of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at his home at Kansas City, Kan. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Molly Tranum (04/05/04)
Molly Tranum, 19, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Arnold Mouser (04/04/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Arnold Mouser, 71, of Marble Hill died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at his home. He was born May 22, 1932, in Lutesville, Mo., son of Robert Melvin and Ivy Shell Mouser. He married Sandra Story on May 14, 1955, at East St. Louis, Ill...
Betty Stout (04/04/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Betty Jean Stout, 73, of Mounds died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 30, 1931, at Ullin, Ill., daughter of Charles M. and Stella Egner Calvin. Stout was a retired bookkeeper for the Shawnee Development Council; she had been a secretary for the Pulaski County Circuit Clerk's office in Mound City, Ill...
Gwen Everly (04/04/04)
Gwen L. Everly, 63, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1941, in Omaha, Neb., daughter of James Harry and Elinor Casebeer Harrod. Gwen was a Cardiac RN and had worked 25 years at St. Francis Medical Center. She fought cancer the past four years and became unable to work in March 2002...
Faye Coryell (04/04/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Faye Coryell, 76, of Anna, died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at home. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Julia Sides (04/04/04)
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. -- Julia Ann Sides, 46, of Collinsville, formerly of Tamms, Ill. died Friday, April 2, 2004, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Walter Hotop (04/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Walter W. Hotop, 91, of Perryville died Friday, April 2, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1912, at Biehle, Mo., son of William J. and Emma Balsman Hotop. He and Trudie H. Hoffman were married Aug. 5, 1935...
Vurtis Moreland (04/04/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Vurtis Josephine Moreland, 91, of Mounds. died Friday, April 2, 2004, at the Cobden City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. She was born March 15, 1913, in Johnson County, Ill., daughter of William Marshall and Mary Ellen Dunn File. She and Rich F. Moreland were married. He died March 7, 1959...
Lonnie Unterreiner (04/04/04)
APPLE CREEK, Mo. -- Lonnie A. Unterreiner, 84, of Apple Creek died Friday, April 2, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born May 21, 1919, at Apple Creek, Mo., son of Anton M. and Barbara E. Bohnert Unterreiner. Unterreiner was a farmer. He was an Army veteran who served during WWII and a member of American Legion Post 133. He was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Apple Creek...
Raymond Sievers (04/04/04)
Raymond Leo Sievers, 89, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, April 2, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 19, 1914, in Jackson, son of Henry and Mary Zeller Sievers. He and Martha Hoffmeister were married March 17, 1961. She preceded him in death on Feb. 20, 1997...
Jasper Lovell (04/04/04)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Jasper C. Lovell, 82, of McClure, died Friday, April 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 11, 1921, at McClure, son of Clyde and Minnie Burchyett Lovell. He and Georgia C. Lamb were married Sept. 24, 1943, at Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death on June 12, 1998...
William Anderson (04/03/04)
HORSE CAVE, Ky. -- William E. Anderson, 79, of Horse Cave, died Friday, April 2, 2004. He was born at Fornfelt, son of William E. and Elsie Beckett Anderson. He and Katherine Schnider were married March 14, 1946. Anderson was a 1942 graduate of Fornfelt High School. He worked 39 years on the Pennsylvania Railroad...
Carl Zitzman (04/03/04)
WASHINGTON, Mo. -- Carl Eugene Zitzman, 88, of Lonedell, Mo., died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, in Washington. He was born Dec. 6, 1915, at Pacific, Mo., son of August and Katherine Thiebes Zitzman. He and Lola McGalliard were married in 1946. Zitzman was employed 30 years with Great Lakes Navy Electronic Supply Office, retiring as supervisor. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Waukegan, Ill., and was a former Boy Scout leader...
Raymond Sievers (04/03/04)
Raymond Leo Sievers, 89, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, April 2, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 19, 1914, in Jackson, son of Henry and Mary Zeller Sievers. He and Martha Hoffmeister were married March 17, 1961. She died Feb. 20, 1997...
Leroy Watkins (04/03/04)
Leroy H. Watkins, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 4, 1917, in Granite City, Ill., son of David Henry and Maude Fierce Watkins. He and Thelma M. Kurre were married Nov. 24, 1938, in Granite City. She died Dec. 16, 2003...
Leroy H. Watkins (04/02/04)
Leroy H. Watkins, 86, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Robert Lukefahr (04/02/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert Lee Lukefahr, 70, of Oceanside, Calif., died Feb. 26, 2004, at the San Diego Hospice. Lukefahr was born June 10, 1933, in Perryville, son of Ruben and Anna Lukefahr. He married Ursula M. Lukefahr. He was an electrical engineer for Unisys for 28 years. He was a Korean Navy veteran and a member of Eta Kappa Nu Association and Tau Beta Pi Association...
Frank Cavaness (04/02/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frank M. Cavaness, 95, of Anna died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at City Care Center. He was born July 9, 1908, at McClure, Ill., son of Fred and Anna Kinder Cavaness. He and Pearl Cruse were married March 21, 1936. Cavaness had owned and operated Cavaness Tin Shop. He was a member of First Baptist Church...
Mary Seabaugh (04/02/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Mary E. Seabaugh, 89, of Sedgewickville died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Feb. 20, 1915, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Freeman and Mamie Baker Graves. She and Harley Wilson Seabaugh were married Nov. 20, 1937, at Patton, Mo...
Sandra Williams (04/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sandra Faye Williams, 38, of Sikeston died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 10, 1965, in Hughes, Ark., daughter of Joe Louis and Flora Lee Mitchell Williams. Williams had lived in Sikeston most of her life. She attended New Dawn State School, and was a member of and usher at Power House of God Church...
Victor Hahn (04/02/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Victor Omer Hahn, 87, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born June 12, 1916, in Lutesville, Mo., the son of Robert F. and Mary Etta Stevens Hahn. He married Alberta Lee Baker June 15, 1946. She died Feb. 16, 2003...
Mary Wade (04/02/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mary Jane Wade, 78, of Oran died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born March 10, 1926, at Oran, daughter of Carrol Joel and Mary Donaldson Stigall Wade. Miss Wade retired as vice president and cashier at Oran State Bank in Oran. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Oran and Oran Chamber of Commerce...
Philip Kearney (04/02/04)
Philip L. Kearney, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born June 21, 1916, in Sheldon, Iowa, son of Francis Eugene and Margaret Kelly Kearney. He and Mary Catherine Lanertz were married Nov. 22, 1941, in Fulda, Minn. She died March 10, 1973...
Donna Amlingmeyer (04/02/04)
Donna Sue Amlingmeyer, 54, of Paducah, Ky., died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was born Dec. 8, 1949, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of L.L. and Mary Gross McCarty. She married John Amlingmeyer. Donna graduated in 1968 from Mount Vernon Senior High School, and from Deaconess School of Nursing in 1971. She worked at Deaconess Hospital 12 years, and had been at Lourdes Hospital the past 21 years, working as a care manager. She was of the Baptist belief...
Bob Jenkins (04/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bob Jenkins, 76, of Sikeston died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1927, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Harold and Irene Jenkins. He and Dana Jensen Garner were married in 1969. Jenkins graduated from the University of Missouri in 1952. He founded Sikeston General Oil Co. in 1967, and retired in 1999...
Wyatt Smith (04/01/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wyatt Tyson Smith, 22, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born May 30, 1981, in St. Louis. Smith was a 2002 graduate of New Dawn State School. Survivors include his foster parents, Mike and Melissa Stewart of the home; mother and stepfather, Jane Smith and Mark Jones of St. ...
Carole Clayton (04/01/04)
Carole W. Clayton, 69, died at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Life Care Center in St. Louis, after a brief illness. She was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Breakbell, Ark., daughter of Lawrence Clayton and Cathran Irene McCord Wilson. Mrs. Clayton graduated from Charleston High School in 1951...
Kermit Burris (04/01/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Kermit Burris, 51, of Cairo died Saturday, March 27, 2004. He was born Nov. 14, 1952, in Cairo, son of Thomas F. and Ida Ray Burris Sr. Burris was a graduate of Cairo High School. He was a truck driver more than 20 years with city of Cairo Street Department. He also was an on-call fireman from 1992 to 1994, worked at Burkart and Union Carbide, and various self-employment jobs...
Glendale Ladd (04/01/04)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Glendale Ladd, 69, of Sturdivant died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 30, 1935, at Como, Mo., son of Finis and Thelma Whitehead Ladd. He and Shirley Kennedy were married Feb. 7, 1953, at Marble Hill, Mo...
Landon Sterling (04/01/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Landon Garvin Sterling, 88, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 4, 1915, in Camden, Tenn., son of Matthew Thomas and Leona Smith Sterling. Sterling lived in Mississippi County most of his life, moving to Sikeston in 1995...
Eleonora Mueller (04/01/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Eleonora Mueller, 96, of Altenburg died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo. She was born March 23, 1908, at New Wells, Mo., daughter of Herman and Clara Schneider Perr. She and Herbert G. Mueller were married Oct. 25, 1931. He died Aug. 13, 1984...
Robert Davie (04/01/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Robert L. "Bob" Davie, 65, of Jonesboro died Monday, March 29, 2004, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 12, 1939, in Jonesboro, son of Winstead R. and Edith Graham Davie. He and Adalee McPherson were married July 21, 1962, in Springfield, Ill...