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Obituaries from May 2004

Rhonda Westrich (05/30/04)
Rhonda Gail Westrich, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 28, 2004, at her home. She was born July 9, 1957, at Bonne Terre, Mo., daughter of Kenneth B. and Willma D. Allen Cunningham. She and Dallas E. Westrich were married April 30, 1988, at Cape Girardeau...
Charles Stringfellow (05/30/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charles "Blue" Stringfellow, 76, of Chaffee died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 4, 1927, at Chaffee, son of James and Nanny Smith Stringfellow. He and Irene Dennison were married April 13, 1962...
Pauline Bond (05/30/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Pauline Bond, 77, of Dongola died Friday, May 28, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Cecil and Della Jones Haynes. She and Archie B. Bond were married Dec. 16, 1947, in Coopertown, Ky. He died Oct. 8, 1992. She was a member of Elco Baptist Church...
James Lilly (05/30/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James Dale Lilly, 42, of Perryville died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at his home. He was born March 25, 1962, son of James and Velma Perkins Lilly. He was a self-employed landscaper. Survivors include his mother; a son, Kelly Lilly of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Amanda Lilly of St. Louis; three brothers, Charles Lilly of Perryville, Jerry Lilly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Robert Lilly of Jadwin, Mo.; and two sisters, Virginia Claybrook of Perryville and Linda Guhe of St. Louis...
Bobbie Allen (05/29/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Bobbie Leondas Allen, 70, of East Prairie died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at his home. He was born May 19, 1934, in East Prairie, son of Leondas and Olivia Irene Allen. He married Betty Poley. Allen served in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Teresa Horn of Arnold, Mo., Karen Wray of Imperial, Mo.; four sisters, Betty Eastman of Charleston, Mo., Bonnie Woods and Judy McCann of Sikeston, Mo., Joyce Baltrusaitis of East Prairie; and two grandchildren.. ...
Grace Davis (05/29/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Grace M. Davis, 67, of Advance died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 25, 1936, at Painton, Mo., daughter of John and Irene Jones Davis. Davis was self-employed most of her life in the construction and trucking industries...
Ronald Crigger (05/29/04)
Ronald Crigger, 48, of North Carolina died Monday, May 24, 2004, in an automobile accident in Wichita, Kan. He was born Nov. 8, 1955, in Chicago, son of Robert and Lorene Adams Crigger. He and Vanessa Henderson were married Dec. 6, 1973, in Cape Girardeau...
Harold Mowery (05/29/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Harold "Jake" Mowery, 76, of Jonesboro died Friday, May 28, 2004, at his home. He was born March 1, 1928, at Mill Creek, Ill., son of Howard and Carrie Hileman Mowery. He and Betty Ann Bowen were married Jan. 20, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She died Jan. 31, 1996. He later married Joan Mosby March 17, 2001, in Jonesboro...
Rhonda Westrich (05/29/04)
Rhonda Gail Westrich, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 28, 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 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. The Revs. David Pringle and Doug Lucy will officiate. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Chuck McCall (05/28/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Chuck Albert McCall, 45, of Glenallen died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 29, 1959, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Albert J. and Doris Marie Becker McCall. He and Sandra Ann DeBrock were married May 14, 1983, at Glenallen...
Janette Golden (05/28/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Janette B. Golden, 69, of Anna, died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Golden was born Jan. 12, 1935, in Effingham County, Ill., the daughter of Anthony and Cecilia (Koester) Tegenkamp. She married Jack Golden Dec. 29, 1956. He died Feb. 6, 1990...
Kenneth Harris (05/28/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Kenneth Ryan Harris, 60, of Oran died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 22, 1944, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Ragan Pearson and Christeen Ryan Harris. He and Aletta Lett were married Nov. 11, 1972...
Ruby Welker (05/28/04)
Ruby A. Welker, 81, of Pompano Beach, Fla., died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Fla. She was born Oct. 27, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John Ray and Mella McCormick Caraker. She married Leonard C. Welker, who preceded her in death...
Willie Miles (05/28/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Willie Dean Miles, 64, of Benton died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 7, 1940, in Trenton, Tenn., daughter of Elmer and Beatrice Buchanan Goodrich. She and Booker Miles were married in May 1954, at Caruthersville, Mo...
Marjorie DeLay (05/28/04)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Marjorie Louise Smith DeLay departed this life for her heavenly home Wednesday, May 26, 2004. Marjorie was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Jackson, daughter of John W. and Hattie A. Smith. She is survived by her beloved spouse and caretaker, James W. ...
Charles Morrill (05/28/04)
Charles Edgar Morrill, 73, of Scott City died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born July 8, 1930, at Illmo, son of Gilbert Hillemann and Clara Mae Hosea Morrill. He and Myrime Louise Petitt were married June 2, 1951, at Illmo...
Herbert Rauh (05/28/04)
Herbert Paul Rauh, 4729 Rowe Drive, New Port Richey, Fla., 34653, died Sunday, May 23, 2004. Herb was the third son of Herbert M. and Ida Stueve Rauh, born in Cape Girardeau July 12, 1944. He was baptized at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Jackson; confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church, Pocahontas; and attended school in Jackson...
Robert Troup (05/28/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Troup, 93, of Memphis, Tenn., died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was born March 8, 1911, in Aberdine, Miss. Troup worked more than 30 years at Sikeston Compress, and attended West End Baptist Church. He later attended New Hickory Hill Baptist Church in Memphis...
Dorothy Goodin (05/27/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy Jane Goodin, 79, of Charleston died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at Capetown Assisted Living Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 10, 1925, in Charleston, daughter of H.C. and Essie Della Stark Finley. She and Arthur Lee Goodin were married March 9, 1946. He died Aug. 2, 1991...
Ronald Moore (05/27/04)
Ronald Lee Moore, 64, of Lakeland, Fla., died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1939, in Warsaw, Ind., son of Richard Lee and Mabel Moore. He was formerly of Scott City. Survivors include three sons, Randall Moore of Jackson, Michael Moore of Fiddletown, Calif., Roger Moore of St. Louis; a daughter, Veronica Boardrow of Isleton, Calif.; and 11 grandchildren...
Flossie McGinness (05/27/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Flossie M. McGinness, 93, of Cairo died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1910, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Thomas and Lulu Brimm. She married John McGinness, who died in 1984. McGinness was a member of First Southern Baptist Church...
Willie Miles (05/27/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Willie Dean Miles, 64, of Benton died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Edith Maness (05/27/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Edith B. Maness, 80, of Oran died Monday, May 24, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Catalpa, Ark., daughter of Truman and Maude Dewberry McMillan Survivors include a son, Keith Peterson of Appleton, Wis.; four daughters, Wanda Rutter of Florence, Colo., Wenda Sullivan of Incline Village, Nev., Gail Hahn of Duluth, Ga., Betty Heimer of Whitewright, Texas; a brother, Kermit McMillan of Springfield, Mo.; two sisters, Emozene Blount of Walkerton, Ind., Jewell Smiddy of Springfield; a friend, Roy Graviett of Oran; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.. ...
Lunette Willer (05/27/04)
Lunette M. Willer, 102, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 23, 1901, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Mary Miget. She and Ben F. Willer were married Nov. 2, 1928, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 30, 1973...
Margaret Cornish (05/27/04)
Margaret E. Cornish, 85, of Chillicothe, Ill., died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Peoria Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. She was born Aug. 7, 1918, at Scott City, daughter of Charles Leo and Mamie Wishon Davis. She first married Robert Hartle in 1937, who died in 1945. She and John Hahs were married in 1946, and he died in 1970. She later married Sherman Cornish in 1975, who died in 1994...
Flossie McGinness (05/26/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Flossie M. McGinness, 93, of Cairo died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Daniel Downey (05/26/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Daniel G. Downey, 63, of Anna died Monday, May 24, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Nov. 13, 1940, in Chicago Heights, Ill., son of Frantz and Rosamond Yando Downey. He and Faye Runge were married Oct. 3, 1984, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Kimberly Ring (05/26/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kimberly Gaye Ring, 41, of Tucson, Ariz., died Monday, May 24, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 2, 1962, in Sikeston, daughter of Edgar R. and Eloise Gilliland Ring. Ring was a member of North Acres General Baptist Church and sang in the choir. She attended New Dawn State School...
Thomza Zimmerman (05/26/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Thomza Zimmerman, 99, of Advance died Monday, May 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 12, 1904, at Millersville, daughter of Robert and Louise Caroline Moll Drum. She and Lyman Zimmerman were married Oct. 25, 1927, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Merriel Cross (05/26/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Merriel Lee "Mary" Henderson Cross, 83, of Cairo died Monday, May 24, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 9, 1921, in Hughes, Ark., daughter of Verge and Bertha Wiley Henderson. She and Bennie Cross Sr. were married Nov. 2, 1941...
Herbert Rauh (05/26/04)
Herbert Paul "Herbie" Rauh, 59, of New Port Richey, Fla., died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital in New Port Richey. He was born July 12, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, son of Herbert M. and Ida Stueve Rauh. He and Mia Esposito were married July 9, 1966, in New Haven, Conn...
Dale Sipult (05/26/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dale Richard Sipult, 78, of Sikeston died Monday, May 24, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Nov. 25, 1925, in Goddard, Kan., son of Bud and Elizabeth Poschen Sipult. He and Legretta Belle Fausett were married July 6, 1963...
Virginia Rose (05/26/04)
Virginia Lee Rose, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 24, 2004, at her home. She was born June 6, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph H. and Cora Hopkins Zoellner. She and George S. Rose were married Aug. 31, 1955, in Las Vegas, Nev. He died Sept. 7, 1978...
Michael O'Connell (05/26/04)
Michael L. O'Connell, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 27, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elmer and Ann Reed O'Connell. O'Connell was a 1969 graduate of Central High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He was employed in the maintenance department at St. Francis Medical Center. He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel, Elks Loge 639 and Eagles Aerie 3775...
Melvin Allen (05/26/04)
Melvin Edward Allen went to be with Jesus on May 24, 2004, at 10:15 p.m. He fought an impossible fight, endured longer than any human should, but grew too tired to continue. He married Mildred Toler in Benton, Mo., on Oct. 7, 1937. He is preceded in death by his father, Jack Allen; his mother and stepfather, Calvin and Sadie (Fisher) Hoover; two brothers, Homer Allen and Herbert Hoover; a son, Robert Allen; and two daughters, Shirley Allen and Melba Jean Carlton-Heiman...
Ray Kettles Sr. (05/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ray Allen Kettles Sr., 57, of Sikeston died Monday, May 24, 2004, at his home. He was born June 27, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo and Virginia Horn Kettles. Kettles was a self-employed mechanic, and a long-time racer at Sikeston Drag Strip...
Manuel Drumm (05/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Manuel Drumm, 74, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Victor H. and Lois Goodin Drumm. He and Patricia Hayes were married Sept. 5, 1953. Drumm received a bachelor of science degree in business and a doctorate of law from the University of Missouri in 1953. He served on the Board of Editors and Law Review, and was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1953...
Wanoma Weber (05/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wanoma E. Weber, 73, of Perryville died Monday, May 24, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 6, 1931, at Perryville, daughter of Edgar and Agnes Bergmann Hoehn. She and John H. "Jack" Weber Jr. were married June 22, 1957. Weber was a retired registered nurse. She was a graduate of Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing and member of Alumni Association in St. Louis...
Allen Zahner (05/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Allen A. Zahner, 81, of Sikeston died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 14, 1922, in Perryville, son of Ganarous and Meda LaBouble Zahner. Zahner was formerly of Perryville, Mo., and a farm laborer...
Norma Clements (05/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Norma E. Clements, 93, of Washington, Mo., died Monday, May 24, 2004, at Grandview North Health Center in Washington. She was born May 7, 1911, at Friedheim, Mo., daughter of William and Clara Zoellner Grossheider. She and Edgar J. Clements were married Feb. 23, 1941. He died Oct. 16, 1999...
Allene Meyr (05/25/04)
Allene Bertha Grossheider Meyr, 80, of Gordonville passed away Monday, May 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 15, 1924, in Gordonville, daughter of Martin and Bertha Koch Grossheider. She and Marvin H. Meyr were married April 12, 1953...
Virginia Rose (05/25/04)
Virginia Lee Rose, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 24, 2004, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dollie Jenkins (05/24/04)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Dollie Jones Jenkins, 85, of Dexter died Saturday, May 22, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 11, 1918, at Vanduser, Mo., daughter of John and Mary Husk Clark. She and Lester Jones were married Dec. 19, 1936, at Jackson. He died March 26, 1958. She and Walter Jenkins were married Nov. 24, 1959, in Indiana. He died Nov. 19, 1979...
Sally Harmon (05/23/04)
Sally Arebelle Harmon, 81, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Sikeston, Mo. died Saturday, May 22, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 13, 1922, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of Sylvester "C.C." and Lela Arebelle Allen Carter. She and Thomas "Ralph" Harmon Sr. were married Sept. 10, 1941; he died Dec. 22, 1984...
Howard Geile (05/23/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Howard W. Geile, 86, of Perryville, Mo., died Friday, May 21, 2004, at his home. He was born July 18, 1917, in Silver Lake, Mo., son of Theodore and Alice French Geile. He and Mary Ann Henneke were married June 17, 1944. She died March 28, 1995...
Geneva Wagoner (05/23/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Geneva Gardiner Wagoner, 78, of Chaffee died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 3, 1926, at Dutchtown, daughter of Albert and Hermina Lenora Simpher Gardiner. She and Ray Wagoner were married Jan. 11, 1985. Wagoner was a retired foreman at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau...
Dan Delplane (05/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dan E. Delplane, 80, of Blytheville, Ark., formerly of Sikeston, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. He was born Sept. 28, 1923, in Sikeston, son of Rasheo and Ida Mitchem Delplane. He and Ruth Huddleston were married Dec. 27, 1945, in Sikeston. She died July 28, 1999...
Laura Beggs (05/23/04)
Laura Hattie Ochs Beggs, 91, of Jackson died Friday, May 21, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 19, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Theodore and Bertha Popp Ochs. She and William H. Beggs were married Jan. 21, 1932, at Anna, Ill. He preceded her in death July 16, 1981...
Stanley Craver Jr. (05/23/04)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Stanley A. Craver Jr., 51, of McClure died Friday, May 21, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born March 2, 1953, in Anna, Ill., son of Stanley and Lucetta Pedigo Craver. He and Rebecca McHughes were married Sept. 21, 1983...
Jewell Perry (05/23/04)
Jewell W. Perry, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center following an extended illness. She was formerly of Scott City. She was born Jan. 2, 1920, in Burkburnett, Texas, to the late John R. and Caroline Knight Williams. ...
Jewell Perry (05/22/04)
Jewell Perry, 84, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Caseline Morris (05/22/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Caseline Morris, 74, of Charleston died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 6, 1929, in Charleston, daughter of Gus and Lou Birda Bailey Barnes. She married Harvey Morris, who died in 1976...
Lena Ancell (05/22/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lena Lou Ancell, 57, of Chaffee died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 2, 1946, at Delta, daughter of Elery Lee and Lora Delo Dunn Hodge. Ancell was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Kevin Ancell of Memphis, Tenn., Keith Ancell of Chaffee; a daughter, Christy Lamb of Blytheville, Ark.; three brothers, Thomas Hodge of Jackson, John Hodge of Kennett, Mo., and Richard Hodge of Chaffee; a sister, Nelda Gross of Jackson; and two grandchildren.. ...
Elmer Hopkins (05/22/04)
Elmer Dwight Hopkins, 98, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 28, 1905, at Bloomfield, Mo., son of James and Vesta Hopkins. He and Gladys Bess were married July 12, 1924. She died Feb. 17, 1956. He and Mary Burch Henson were married in December 1957...
Berniece Blattel (05/22/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Berniece Edna Blattel, 83, of Oran died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 3, 1920, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Jess and Blanche Williams Kirby. She and Ray B. Blattel were married May 8, 1943...
Geneva Wagoner (05/21/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Geneva Wagoner, 78, of Chaffee died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Annie Harlan (05/21/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Annie Alma Harlan, 80, of Sikeston, formerly of Morehouse, died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 6, 1924, in Morehouse to Charles Eaton and Dellia Capps Kiffer. She married Thomas I. Harlan in Morehouse. He died in 1966...
James and Essie Harris (05/21/04)
The funeral for the Rev. James M. and Essie Harris of Cape Girardeau will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Dimension Church of God in Christ. Bishop William Bird will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery. Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at the church...
Dorothy Stout (05/21/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dorothy F. Stout, 84, of Cairo died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 2, 1919, at Cairo, daughter of Harry and Erma Wright Hudson. She married D.B. Stout, who preceded her in death...
Willie Smith (05/21/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Willie D. "Jackie" Smith, 83, of Charleston died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at her home. She was born March 7, 1921, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of Daniel T. and Frances A. Dover. She and James Wesley Smith were married Jan. 3, 1946. He died Aug. 21, 1994...
Leona Marshall (05/20/04)
MILL CREEK, Ill. -- Leona Marshall, 77, of Mill Creek died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at her home. She was born May 5, 1927, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Henry and Melissa Porter Lamb. Marshall worked 30 years at Borg-Warner in Chicago, and was a beautician 30 years. She was a member of Villa Ridge Union Church...
Michael Davis (05/20/04)
Michael E. Davis, 52, of Jackson died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 30, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, son of Virgil E. and Gladys Hutson Davis. Davis formerly worked for Robinson Construction of Perryville, Mo., and was currently employed by Custom Cut Fabrication in Jackson. He was a member of Elks Lodge 2652...
Gayle Collins (05/20/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gayle Collins, 86, of Sikeston died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born April 1, 1918, at Sikeston, daughter of Foy F. and Fletia M. Edmondson Collins. Collins was a 1935 graduate of Sikeston High School, attended the first licensed practical nurse class at Missouri Delta Medical Center in 1963 and 1964, and attended Three Rivers Community College in 1976...
Clifford Johnson (05/20/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Clifford E. Johnson, 28, of Charleston died Thursday, May 13, 2004, from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born Jan. 6, 1976, in Charleston, son of Luther and Ethel Hines Murray Sr. Johnson was a 1994 graduate of Charleston High School...
Dorothy Stout (05/20/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dorothy F. Stout, 84, of Cairo died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Vicy Berry (05/20/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Vicy M. Berry, 94, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 8, 1909, at Caruth, Mo., daughter of William and Ivy Brown Lincoln. She and Pinckney Berry were married March 5, 1926. He died Dec. 28, 1989...
Myra Myers (05/20/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Myra Myers, 68, of Sikeston died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at her home. She was born June 9, 1935, in McMullin, Mo., daughter of Lanus and Myra B. Minner Propst. She and Arnold "Bud" Myers were married June 11, 1955. Mrs. Myers was a 1953 graduate of Sikeston High School and attended Memphis State University...
Thomas Bradham (05/20/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Thomas Leroy Bradham, 66, of Benton died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 6, 1937, at East Prairie, Mo., son of George Herbert and Rae Catherine Nunn Bradham. He and Wilma J. Owens were married June 5, 1956, in Corinth, Miss...
Essie Harris (05/20/04)
Essie Berry Harris, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. She was born April 1, 1942, in Chicago, daughter of Wilmer and Cora Allen Berry. She married James M. Harris, who died May 10, 2004. Mrs. Harris was a member of Greater Dimension Church of God in Christ and served on the usher board. She was employed by Visiting Nurse Association...
The Rev. James Harris (05/20/04)
The Rev. James M. Harris, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 10, 2004, on Interstate 57 at Buckley, Ill. He was born April 10, 1920, at Grand Chain, Ill., son of Mark and Nettie Barnett Harris. He married Essie Berry, who died May 11, 2004. Mr. Harris retired as a truck driver for Wykoff Steel in Chicago. He was an associate pastor at New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church...
Bobby Stoffregen (05/20/04)
Bobby G. Stoffregen, 70, of Delta died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 21, 1933, at Delta, son of Albert August and Frieda Pauline Allensworth Stoffregen. He and Nancy L. Hester were married Nov. 23, 1957, at Arbor General Baptist Church in Arbor, Mo...
Thomas Bradham (05/19/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Thomas L. Bradham, 66, of Benton died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Neal (05/19/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bessie Mae Neal, 57, of Sikeston died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 21, 1946, in Walls, Miss., daughter of Willie Savage Jr. and Mary E. Tate Mitchell. Neal was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church...
Robert Sandvoss (05/19/04)
Robert L. "Bob" Sandvoss, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 17, 2004, at his home. He was born May 9, 1929, in Jackson, son of Henry R. and Rosine Schmidt Sandvoss. Sandvoss had worked at U.S. Corps of Engineers, Anheuser Busch in St. Louis and B&B Marine in Jackson. He was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau...
Gladys Wheeler (05/19/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Gladys T. Wheeler, 92, of Mounds died Monday, May 17, 2004, at Daystar Nursing Home in Cairo, Ill. She was born Aug. 25, 1911, in Obion, Tenn., daughter of Ross Vincent and Inez Goad Terry. She and Matthew Edward Wheeler were married Jan. 23, 1933...
Ona Kelso (05/19/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ona Kelso, 93, of Advance died Monday, May 17, 2004, at Missouri Southern Health Care Center in Dexter, Mo. She was born Oct. 15, 1910, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Perry and Bertie Bollinger Hickerson. She married Harvey Thompson, who died July 29, 1961. She and Oral Kelso were married in May 1964. He also preceded her in death...
Edwin Upchurch (05/19/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Edwin R. Upchurch, 83, of Pacific, Mo., died Monday, May 17, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 7, 1920, at Scopus, Mo., son of Ralph Edgar and Rada Ellen Thomason Upchurch. Upchurch was a former high school principal for St. Clair School District and superintendent with Pacific and Delta school districts...
Pauline Scherrer (05/19/04)
Pauline C. Scherrer, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 16, 1916, at Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Sherman Marion and Emma Cassie Hopkins Caby. She first married Oscar Galloway, who preceded her in death. She and Fred W. Scherrer were married in 1957 in Cape Girardeau. He died in December 1966...
Sherry Harris (05/19/04)
Sherry Ann Harris, 58, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at home, after a brief illness. She was born Sept. 6, 1945, at Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of J.T. and Gladys Simms. She married Robert E. Harris Dec. 24, 1980, in Cape Girardeau...
Billie McClure (05/18/04)
Billie G. McClure, 76, of Cahokia, Ill., and formerly of Cape Girardeau and Piggott, Ark., died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 13, 1927, in Clay County, Ark., son of Alfred and Myrtle Osborn McClure. He and Effie Mae Heatley were married Dec. 13, 1952. She died March 22, 1993...
Mildred Parker (05/18/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mildred Lucille Parker, 85, of Rolla, Mo., died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 5, 1918, at Malden, Mo., daughter of George Henry and Ica Lennis Harris Moore. She and James Harve "Jim" Parker were married July 5, 1935, at New Madrid, Mo. He died March 10, 1967...
Wilma Koen (05/18/04)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Wilma M. Koen, 85, of Mound City died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Jan. 5, 1919, in Woodlawn, Ill., daughter of Brady and Rosie Clamp Flanagan. She married Elmer Lindsey Koen. Koen had worked at Burkart Foam Manufacturing Co. in Cairo, Ill. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Mound City, and attended Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church in Cairo...
Mary Kiefer (05/18/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Jane Kiefer, 73, of Perryville died Monday, May 17, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 3, 1930, in Perry County, daughter of James and Florence Riehl Hart. She and Wilbert A. Kiefer were married Feb. 7, 1948, at Perryville. He died July 17, 1985...
Robert Sandvoss (05/18/04)
Robert L. "Bob" Sandvoss, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 17, 2004, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Bobby Stoffregen (05/18/04)
Bobby G. Stoffregen, 70, of Delta died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 21, 1933, at Delta, son of Albert August and Frieda Pauline Allensworth Stoffregen. He and Nancy L. Hester were married Nov. 23, 1957, at Arbor General Baptist Church in Arbor, Mo...
Billie McClure (05/17/04)
Billie McClure, 76, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Ken Ledbetter (05/17/04)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Ken Ledbetter, 51, of Ullin died Sunday, May 16, 2004, in an automobile accident on U.S. 51 north of Mounds, Ill. He was born March 16, 1953, at Anna, Ill., son of M.A. and Ruth Odle Ledbetter. Ledbetter was a self-employed carpenter, painter and handyman in the Ullin area for many years. ...
Frances Knapp (05/17/04)
Frances M. Knapp, 66, of Foristell, Mo., died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born June 3, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James and Bertha Holder. She and John R. Knapp were married. He preceded her in death...
Thomas Farris (05/17/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Thomas Howard Farris Sr., 81, of Olive Branch died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 24, 1923, in Alexander County, Ill., son of Thomas and Ina Smith Farris. Farris was a retired mechanic and farmer...
Alvin Walton (05/17/04)
Alvin "Si" Walton, 85, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 26, 1918, at Farmington, Mo., son of Charlie and Emily Cummings Walton. He and Emma Graden were married June 2, 1951, at Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 26, 1990...
Melba Bollinger (05/17/04)
Melba Ann Bollinger, 94, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home, where she had lived since February 2001. She was born Oct. 23, 1909, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Phillip E. and Azie Myrtle Limbaugh Bollinger...
Diana Steele (05/17/04)
Diana Marie Steele, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 24, 1960, at Branson, Mo., daughter of Benton Leon and Dorothy Mae Selsor Craig. Steele was a 1978 graduate of Branson High School. She was a registered nurse. Steele pursued an interest in genealogy and history research and worked at Southeast Missouri State University in the history department...
James Cox (05/16/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James "Mike" Cox, 58, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at his home. He was born March 6, 1946, in Sikeston, son of James and Mary Tompkins Cox. He and Frances Kay Johnson were married Feb. 28, 1969. Cox was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service before retiring. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War...
Lucille Griffard (05/16/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lucille M. Cisi Griffard, 92, of Perryville died Friday, May 14, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 1, 1912, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Vincent and Rosella Gibbar Mattingly. She married Raymond Gisi; he died Oct. 3, 1974. She later married David Griffard on Jan. 7, 1989...
Karen Burton (05/16/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Karen Sue Burton, 45, of Olive Branch died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 17, 1958, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Elmer and Virginia Sample Wilkison. She and Paul Burton were married in 1979. She attended Pentecostal Church...
James Harris (05/16/04)
James M. Harris, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 10, 2004, at Interstate 57 at Buckley, Ill. He was born April 10, 1920, at Grand Chain, Ill., son of Mark and Nettie Barnett Harris. He married Essie Berry; she died May 11, 2004. Harris was a retired truck driver for Wykoff Steel in Chicago Ill. He was an associate pastor for New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army...
Essie Harris (05/16/04)
Essie Berry Harris, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. She was born April 1, 1942, at Chicago, Ill., daughter of Wilmer and Cora Allen Berry. She married James M. Harris; he died May 10, 2004...
Hilda Wallman (05/16/04)
Hilda Marie Wallman, 90, of Pocahontas died Thursday, May 13, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She had lived at Jackson Manor the past eight years. She was born Feb. 6, 1914, at Pocahontas, daughter of Ernst and Anna Dreyer Walther. She and Aaron A. Wallman were married March 28, 1932, in Pocahontas. He died Feb. 22, 1999...
Diana Steele (05/16/04)
Diana Marie Steele, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 24, 1960, at Branson, Mo., daughter of Benton Leon and Dorothy Mae Selsor Craig. Steele was a 1978 graduate of Branson High School. She was a registered nurse. Steele pursued an interest in genealogy and history research and worked at Southeast Missouri State University in the history department...
John Fidler (05/16/04)
John Fidler, 66, of Palmdale, Calif., died Saturday, May 8, 2004, while vacationing in Nice, France. He was born May 8, 1938, in Cambridge, Neb., son of E.H. and Elizabeth Fidler. He married Peggy Burtch. Fidler received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., a master's degree in microbiology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and an MBA in hospital administration from the University of Florida at Gainesville...
Mary Hale (05/16/04)
Mary Ann Hale, 63, of Scott City died Friday, May 14, 2004, at Scott City. She was born June 6, 1940, at Illmo, Mo., daughter of James Franklin and Annie Inez Brock Owen. She and Lloyd Lester Hale were married Jan. 2, 1959; he died June 11, 1992. Hale was certified as a lumber inspector through the National Hardwood Lumber Association and worked for Havco Wood Products as a lumber grader...
Gradon Davis Sr. (05/14/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo.-- Gradon Street Davis Sr., 87, of Chaffee died Thursday, May 13, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born May 25, 1916, in Russellville, Ark., son of Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Dotson Davis. He and Mildred Brown Crowden were married Feb. 17, 1948...
Hulda Huckstep (05/14/04)
Hulda Rebecca Huckstep, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 13, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 22, 1904, in Jackson, daughter of William and Elizabeth Slaughter Loenneke. She married Jesse Huckstep, who preceded her in death. Huckstep lived in Cape Girardeau County all her life, and was a cook at Sunny Hill Restaurant. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Tilsit...
Sue Masania (05/14/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Sue Masania, 75, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003. She was born March 20, 1929, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Leslie and W.W. "Buster" Choate. She first married Bob Seabaugh, and later married Anthony Masania...
Chance Kitchen (05/14/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Chance E. Kitchen, 25, of Charleston was dead on arrival Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., of a gunshot wound. He was born March 20, 1979, at Sikeston, son of Frank Williamson and Lynette Kitchen...
Henry Johnson (05/14/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Henry W. Johnson, 72, of Cairo died Monday, May 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 16, 1931, at Wyatt, Mo., son of Redmond and Mary Cobb Johnson. He married Mary Jones. Johnson was employed by Swift Co., Mae Flowler Lumber Co., Burkart Manufacturing, and Alexander County...
Jemorrio Betts (05/14/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jemorrio Antonio Betts, 20, of Charleston died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., of a gunshot wound. He was born July 16, 1983, in Sikeston, son of William Henry and Mary Louise Parker Betts. Betts was a 2002 graduate of Charleston High School and played on the basketball team. He attended Lane College in Jackson, Tenn., and was enrolled at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo...
Kenneth Kern (05/14/04)
Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Kenneth Raymond Kern, 83, of Cape Girardeau died at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Lafayette, Ind., son of Claude J. and Edna Pearl Ingram Kern. He and LaDonne Hellmeyer were married Dec. 24, 1949, in Bellevue, Ohio. She preceded him in death...
Marie Klugman (05/14/04)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Marie Rose Klugman, 53, of Des Moines, Iowa, died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines. She was born May 25, 1950, at Frohna, daughter of Theophil and Hattie Popp. She was raised in the Frohna area. Marie was an award-winning professor of statistics at Drake University, and held degrees in geography and mathematics...
Diana Steele (05/14/04)
Diana Marie Steele, 43, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Tucker (05/14/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert Eugene Tucker, 63, of Perryville died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1940, in Perryville, son of Hubert J. and Rose Bernice Tucker. He and Linda Ciebe were married Oct. 24, 1987, in Perryville. Tucker was a retired machinist from Boeing Aircraft...
Emily Fulenwider (05/14/04)
Emily P. Fulenwider, 96, of Jackson died Thursday, May 13, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 19, 1907, in Gillespie, Ill., daughter of Thomas and Martha Seekamp Patterson. She and Allen Fulenwider were married in 1934 and he preceded her in death on May 13, 1978...
Kathryn Smith (05/14/04)
Kathryn Ruth Smith, 80, of Delta died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 2, 1924, in Baldwin, N.C., daughter of Hamilton Donely and Ruth Alma Greer Edwards. She and Clyde Harold Smith were married Nov. 6, 1943, in Elkton, Md. He died May 1, 1993...
Robert King (05/14/04)
Robert Norwood King, 73, of Fallon, Nev., died Friday, May 7, 2004, at a care center in Provo, Utah. He was born Sept. 29, 1930, in St. Louis, son of Lawrence Norwood and Zoe Virginia Bull King. King was a retired radiologic technologist. He moved to Fallon in 1994 from Florida...
Elizabeth Daugherty (05/14/04)
Elizabeth Daugherty, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born May 4, 1907, at Clarkton, Mo., daughter of Ira Bragg and Polly Graham Tatum. She and Raymond Dale "Tim" Daugherty were married June 5, 1929, at Clarkton. He died May 8, 1984...
Hilda Wallman (05/14/04)
Hilda M. Wallman, 90, of Pocahontas, died Thursday, May 13, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Kathryn Smith (05/13/04)
DELTA, Mo. -- Kathryn Smith, 80, of Delta, died Wednesday May 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
James Harris (05/13/04)
James Harris, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 10, 2004, in an automobile accident on Interstate 57 in east central Illinois. His wife, Essie, also died as a result of the accident. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Essie Harris (05/13/04)
Essie Harris, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, in Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill., from injuries received in an automobile accident May 10 on Interstate 57 in east central Illinois. Her husband, James Harris, died in the accident...
Edna Barks (05/13/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Edna Barks, 84, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Nov. 10, 1919, in McGee, Mo., daughter of Peter Shade and Gladys Hefner Rodgers. She and Sherman Barks were married Dec. 4, 1935, at McGee...
Irma Pott (05/13/04)
Irma M. Pott, 100, of Wentzville, Mo., died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at the Lutheran Convalescent Home in Webster Groves, Mo. She was born Nov. 22, 1903, in St. Louis, daughter of Herman Henry and Cora Wunderlich Michael. She and Elmer Emil Pott were married Sept. 23, 1929, in St. Louis. He died July 25, 2000...
Elizabeth Borden (05/13/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elizabeth Nann Borden, 69, of Marble Hill died Monday, May 10, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leon and Pauline Britt Sander. Borden was a 1952 graduate of Lutesville High School and a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Carl Brune (05/13/04)
Carl J. Brune, 81, of Friedheim died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 2, 1922, at Friedheim, son of O.H. and Mellie E. Crites Brune. Brune was a retired farmer and president of Arnsberg Insurance Co. He was a life member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim and held numerous offices, and was a member of American Legion Post 133...
Robert LeGrand (05/13/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Robert Cyril LeGrand, 60, of Benton died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 18, 1943, at Benton, son of Adam Eugene and Lorena Christine Scherer LeGrand. LeGrand was a self-employed carpenter, and member of St. Denis Catholic Church. He moved to Benton from Sikeston, Mo., three years ago...
Willard McCrite (05/13/04)
WINLOCK, Wash. -- Willard Johnny McCrite, 73, of Winlock, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died at his home Feb. 10, 2004. He was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Tamms, son of Harley and Pansy McCrite. He lived most of his life in the state of Washington. He went to school in Diswood and Olive Branch, Ill...
Mary Burnett (05/13/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Frances Burnett, 83, of Chaffee died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Chaffee, daughter of Luther Jefferson and Bertha Frances Maddox King Sr. She and Jack T. Burnett were married Oct. 5, 1947...
Velma Perr (05/13/04)
Velma Sarah Perr, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 23, 1922, at Altenburg, Mo. She and Elmer Martin Perr were married Feb. 10, 1946, at Altenburg. Mrs. Perr was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and VFW Auxiliary...
Kaye Katt (05/12/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kaye Carolyn Katt, 53, of Perryville died Monday, May 10, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born May 6, 1951, in St. Louis, daughter of Oliver and Orreal Heise Katt. Katt had worked at Perry County Sheltered Workshop and My Camp. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, ARC and Special Bible Class...
Irma Pott (05/12/04)
Irma M. Pott, 100, of Wentzville, Mo., died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at the Lutheran Convalescent Home in Webster Groves, Mo. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lester Gaines (05/12/04)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- James Lester Gaines, 89, of McCaskill, Ark., died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1915, in Columbus, Ark. He was formerly of Commerce. Graveside service was held May 5 at Merrill Cemetery near McCaskill. Announcement courtesy of Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City...
Caroline Barnes (05/12/04)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Caroline Barnes, 94, of Kuttawa, Ky., died Monday, May 10, 2004, at Rivers Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa. She was born Feb. 6, 1910, in Biggers, Ark., daughter of Rufus H. and Idella Calhorn Seagraves. She and Everett Barnes were married June 26, 1928. He died July 12, 1977...
Robert Lee Sr. (05/12/04)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Robert Edward Lee Sr., 67, of Bell City died Monday, May 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1937, at Advance, Mo., son of Ted C. and Pauline Marie Sears Lee. He and Phyllis Boatman were married June 18, 1963, in Odessa, Texas...
Nelson Campbell (05/12/04)
Nelson Campbell, 82, of Lebanon, Ohio, died Monday, May 10, 2004, in Lebanon. He was born Aug. 29, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, son of Carl and Myrtle Childs Campbell. He married Rose Mary Greenwell. Campbell was a graduate of Central High School and St. Louis Business College. He retired as superintendent of Texas Eastern Pipeline, Lebanon Products Terminal. He was a member of Lebanon American Legion...
Wanda Harris (05/12/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wanda Dean Harris, 66, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Arkansas, daughter of J.B. and Alberta Gipson Johnson. She and Eugene Harris were married in 1982...
Robert Crader Sr. (05/11/04)
ST. LOUIS -- Robert L. Crader Sr., 79, died Friday, May 7, 2004, at St. Louis University Medical Center. Crader was born April 6, 1925, in St. Louis, son of Gifford and Mae Runnels Crader. He was a member of the Moolah Shrine Temple and Beacon Masonic Lodge No. 3 AF&AM and a former member of the National Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association and Missouri Truck and Bus Association...
Caroline Barnes (05/11/04)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Caroline Barnes, 94, of Kuttawa, Ky., formerly of Morley, died Monday, May 10, 2004, at River Bend Retirement Center in Eddyville, Ky. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Wanda Harris (05/11/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wanda Harris, 66, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Norean Berbling (05/11/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Norean "Peggy" Berbling, 71, of Topeka, Kan., died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at a hospital in Topeka. She was born Sept. 13, 1932, in Charleston, daughter of Merle and Anna Wright. She and Joseph Berbling were married March 25, 1952. He preceded her in death...
Travis Clements (05/11/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Travis J. Clements, 24, of Perryville died Sunday, May 9, 2004, in an automobile accident in Perry County. He was born Feb. 11, 1980, in Perryville, son of Randy E. and Bonnie R. Schumer Clements. Clements was a graduate of St. Vincent de Paul High School. He was a self-employed landscaper, and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Vickie Koeppel (05/11/04)
Vickie S. Koeppel, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 7, 2004, at her home. Private graveside service was held Monday at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. The Rev. Ron Watts officiated. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau was in charge of arrangements...
Gordon Christian (05/11/04)
MARION, Ill. -- Gordon Dean Christian, 62, of Marion died Monday, May 10, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. He was born May 24, 1941, at Perks, Ill., son of Clarence and Pauline Price Christian. Christian retired as an assembly worker with Ford Motor Co. in Michigan...
Brandon Thompson (05/11/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Brandon Thompson, 25, of Advance died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 12, 1979, at Dexter, Mo., son of Charles "Sonny" and Mary Beatrice McMillion Thompson. He and Sarah Rodgers were married March 22, 2003, at Advance...
Larry Kelley (05/11/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Larry Clinton Kelley, 62, of Leopold died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 21, 1941, at Sikeston, Mo., son of John W. and Edra M. Clinton Kelley. He and Diana S. Kelley were married in 1964. He and Emily M. Elfrink were married May 5, 1990...
Phyllis Ferguson (05/11/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Phyllis Ferguson, 71, of Anna died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 1, 1933, in Murphysboro, Ill., daughter of Haley and Neva Anderson Carter. She and George Ferguson were married May 20, 1959. He died May 25, 1987...
Helen Brown (05/11/04)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Helen Jo Brown, 78, of Bernie died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 18, 1926, in Bernie, daughter of Joe and Mae McIntosh Charles. She and Robert Greene were married April 16, 1943. He died Jan. 13, 1996. She and Everett R. Brown were married June 15, 1999...
Anna Horrell (05/11/04)
GLENNON, Mo. -- Anna Marie Horrell, 83, of Glennon died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at her home. She was born July 28, 1920, at Leopold, Mo., daughter of Herman Bernard and Mary Cecilia Nenninger Wubker. She and Leo Horrell were married March 20, 1944. Horrell had weighed cotton, was a domestic worker, and did riveting work on aircraft during World War II. ...
Allene Thiele (05/10/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Allene M. Thiele, 92, of Sedgewickville died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. She was born May 3, 1912, at Oak Ridge, daughter of John J. and Mary Mabrey Turner. She and Hubert Thiele were married June 23, 1932. He died Jan. 17, 1988...
Phyllis Ferguson (05/10/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Phyllis Ferguson, 71, of Anna died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Memorial Park...
Margaret White (05/10/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Margaret K. White, 85, of Mounds died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 16, 1918, at Capa, Ill., daughter of Joseph and Martha Atnip Bailey. She and Elmer White were married; he died in 1990...
Marty Bohnert (05/10/04)
Marty Joe Bohnert, 39, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 19, 1964, at Cape Girardeau, son of Rudolph G. and Hattie Grass Bohnert. Bohnert was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. He had attended the St. Paul Lutheran School in Jackson and Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge...
Sarah Hickam (05/09/04)
GOREVILLE, Ill. --Sarah L. Hickam, 74, of Goreville died Friday, May 7, 2004, at home. She was born June 21, 1929, at Howerton, Ill., daughter of Clyde and Joysie Blankinship Cooper. She and Jesse B. Hickam were married Feb. 20, 1950, in Piggott, Ariz...
John Wilson Sr. (05/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John Lewis Wilson Sr., 86, of Sikeston died Friday, May 7, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1917, in Sikeston, son of Randol and Kathryn Tanner Wilson. He and Hazelle Young were married Jan. 30, 1938, in Sikeston. Wilson attended the University of Missouri. He was a farm manager, farmer and land broker, managing the Tanner Farms more than 70 years...
The Rev. Johnnie Gibson (05/08/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- The Rev. Johnnie Beauford Gibson, 86, of Anna died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at City Care Center. He was born July 25, 1917, at Bloomfield, Mo., son of John William and Ida Margaret Henson Gibson. He and Reva Lucille Sides were married May 5, 1937, in Alto Pass, Ill...
Louis Bauer (05/08/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Louis Wayne Bauer, 60, of Jonesboro died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1944, in Anna, Ill., son of Fred and Louise Ellis Bauer. He and Carole Russell were married Nov. 7, 1964, in Ware, Ill. Bauer was a boilermaker, retiring from Chicago Bridge and Iron. He then worked part time for Union County Highway Department and served on the board of the A-J Water Commission...
Lois Keaster (05/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Lois Keaster, 66, of Sikeston died Friday, May 7, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1937, in Tennessee, daughter of David Arthur and Helen Baxter Middleton. She married Bill Keaster, who died June 22, 1989...
Lillie Hale (05/08/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Lillie Rosetta Hale, 90, of Patton died Friday, May 7, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Aug. 15, 1913, at Patton, daughter of Henry John and Pernecia Jane Statler Bahnerd. She and Chandes Hale were married March 27, 1943. He died Nov. 19, 1972...
Gov. Bob Holden's mother, Wanda Holden, dies at age 77 (05/07/04)
BIRCH TREE, Mo. -- Wanda Mae Holden, the mother of Missouri Gov. Bob Holden, died Thursday at her home after a long illness, the governor's office said. She was 77. Holden, a Kansas City native, moved to Birch Tree after marrying Robert Lee Holden in 1948 and was a homemaker who helped manage their Shannon County farm...
Bernice Penn (05/07/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Bernice Penn, 70, of Sikeston, Mo., died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 27, 1933, in Wyatt, Mo., daughter of Jim and Doris Davis. She married Fred Penn who died May 2, 1987...
Jasper Jordan (05/07/04)
Jasper Jordan, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 12, 1923, in Chicago, son of Eli and Peggy Jordan. Jordan was retired from Continental Can Co. in Chicago. He was a U.S Army veteran of World War II...
Edward Johnson (05/07/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Edward Johnson, 74, of Mounds died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 8, 1930, in Rockford, Ill., son of Julius and Ollie Vaughn Johnson. Johnson was a retired general contractor, and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Elmer Nance (05/07/04)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Elmer W. Nance, 83, of Mound City died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 19, 1921, in Cairo, Ill., son of George and Radie Singleton Nance. Nance was a retired auto mechanic and service station owner. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church...
Lillian Ruesler (05/07/04)
Lillian H. Ruesler, 96, of Friedheim died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. She was born Nov. 30, 1907, at Friedheim, daughter of Emil and Sibilla Kayser Hobeck. She and Walter Ruesler were married Nov. 9, 1927, in Friedheim. He died Dec. 31, 1971...
Richard Hildebrand (05/07/04)
Richard Elmer Hildebrand, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Lebanon, Pa., son of Charles and Virginia Hildebrand. He and Marjorie Blaylock were married Jan. 10, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark...
Paul Hahn (05/07/04)
Paul Eugene Hahn, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Paul D. and Anna Rodenberry Hahn. Hahn was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Survivors include his mother, Anna Whitley of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Danny Hahn of Egypt Mills, Mo.; three sisters, Patty Brown of Cape Girardeau, Vicki Henderson of Villa Ridge, Ill., Marilyn McClard of Chaffee, Mo.; and a stepsister, Kathy Williams of Cape Girardeau...
Anthony Glueck (05/07/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Anthony Joseph Glueck, 49, of Chaffee died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, in a car accident on County Road 227. He was born May 19, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph August and Marie Ida Menz Glueck. Glueck was a farmer with Essner Farms in New Hamburg, Mo. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church at New Hamburg, St. Joseph Sodality and Knights of Columbus Council 6420 at Scott City...
Lloyd Shular (05/06/04)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Lloyd Lee Shular, 67, of Grassy died Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1937, at Bollinger County, son of Lee and Clara Shular. He was married to Anna Shular, who died Feb. 18. Shular was a commercial construction worker...
Ruby Ashcraft (05/06/04)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- Ruby F. Ashcraft, 91, of Brownwood died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born July 1, 1912, at Brownwood, daughter of Lyman and Elsie Taylor Pritchett. She and J.B. "Bill" Ashcraft were married Oct. 1, 1929. He preceded her in death...
Colleen Lowry (05/06/04)
Colleen R. Lowry, 78, of Jackson died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at her home. She was born March 15, 1926, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Collie E. and Farris Wallace Norris. She and Byford Lowry were married April 13, 1956, in Cobden. He died May 22, 2001...
Pauline Archer (05/06/04)
Pauline Elizabeth Archer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born July 24, 1926, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Orville and Nellie Pankey Lynn. She and Charles Elvis Archer were married May 13, 1944, in Piggott, Ark. He died Oct. 31, 1983...
Richard Hildebrand (05/06/04)
Richard E. Hildebrand, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Brown (05/06/04)
A memorial service for Mary Virginia Brown of Jackson will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau. Brown, 50, died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Lester Simmons (05/06/04)
After a courageous battle with emphysema more than 45 years and most recently cancer, Lester Raymond Simmons, 78, of Scott City passed away peacefully, Monday, May 3, 2004, from this earth at his home. He was born April 10, 1926, son of Otis and Reatha Davis Simmons. He and Dortha Rogers were married Nov. 19, 1949. He and Delories Spriggs Cochran were married April 7, 1961, and would have celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary...
Mamie Aubuchon (05/06/04)
BLOOMSDALE, Mo. -- Mamie M. Aubuchon, 84, of Bloomsdale died Monday, May 3, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., daughter of James and Annie Akins Carron. She married Henry Aubuchon, who preceded her in death...
Joyce Shumpert (05/06/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Joyce A. Shumpert, 61, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 7, 1942, at Ancell, Mo., daughter of Rufus and Ethel Stone Sanford. She and Charles Shumpert were married Oct. 15, 1968, in Scott City...
Bill Tipton (05/06/04)
Bill W. Tipton, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at his home. He was born May 19, 1923, in Tiptonville, Tenn., son of James W. and Annie-Laurie Montgomery Tipton. He and Patsy Bode were married Dec. 22, 1946, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. They were married more than 57 years...
Pauline Archer (05/05/04)
Pauline E. Archer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Colleen Lowry (05/05/04)
Colleen Lowry, 78, of Fruitland died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby Ashcraft (05/05/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ruby F. Ashcraft, 91, of Advance died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance is in charge of arrangements.
Lester Simmons (05/05/04)
Lester R. Simmons, 78, of Scott City died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Loren Letner (05/05/04)
Loren Maire-Angelique Letner, 28, of Miami Beach, Fla., died Thursday, April 29, 2004, in a fall at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1975, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Levin Grey Letner and Kathleen Murphy Payton. Letner attended schools in Jonesboro, Ark. She received a degree in political science from Arkansas State University, and was a graduate of Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, La...
Willie Smith (05/05/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Willie Ray Smith, 77, of East Prairie died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1927, at Portageville, Mo., son of John Samuel and Minnie Mae Caldwell Smith. He and Shirley Ann Skelton were married July 18, 1960, at Charleston, Mo...
Charles Thornton (05/05/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles A. Thornton, 79, of Anna died Monday, May 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 13, 1924, at Lick Creek, Ill., son of William "Bill" and Addie Manus Thornton. He and Betty Jane McDonald were married Dec. 30, 1945, in Piggott, Ark...
Curtis Speer (05/05/04)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Curtis L. Speer, 82, of Paris, Tenn., died Monday, May 3, 2004, in Paris. He was born Jan. 8, 1922, at Zalma, son of Willie and Mandy Eaker Speer. He and Bobbie L. Dulaney were married March 22, 1946. Speer had been a general supervisor at Emerson Electric Co...
Glenda Long (05/05/04)
Glenda Long, 65, of Union City, Tenn., died Monday, May 3, 2004, at Obion County Nursing Home. She was born July 22, 1938, in St. Louis, daughter of Thomas and Mary Greer Lovelace. Long was a retired licensed practical nurse, and worked 30 years at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City. She was a member of Mount Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Maxey Grimes (05/05/04)
Maxey Leroy Grimes, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Nov. 21, 1919, in Mount Vernon, Ill., son of Francis L. and Gertrude Agnes Maxey Grimes. He and Opal Pierce were married Oct. 28, 1945, in St. Louis...
Merlin Rousseau (05/05/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Merlin P. Rousseau, 84, of Perryville died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 4, 1920, in Perry County, son of Frank and Henrietta M. Klump Rousseau. He and Therese Janin were married Aug. 25, 1962, at Perryville...
Clara Mahy (05/05/04)
Clara E. Mahy, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 3, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 6, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Monroe and Myrtle Comer McLain. She and Richard T. Mahy Sr. were married July 19, 1944, in St. Louis. He died March 7, 2000...
Donald Poe (05/04/04)
Donald Charles Poe, 79, of The Villages, Fla., died Thursday, April 29, 2004. He was born Sept. 10, 1924, in Cape Girardeau. Poe attended Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He received a master's degree in education from the University of Miami, and master's and doctorate degrees in psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was a psychology professor at Stephens College in Columbia until retiring...
Celeste Scherer (05/04/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Celeste Amelia Scherer, 94, of Benton died Monday, May 3, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 14, 1910, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of John and Louise Logel Enderle. She and Cletus Charles Scherer were married May 4, 1932, at Kelso. He died May 13, 1956...
Ida Burris (05/04/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ida Rae Burris of Cairo died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ida Tyler (05/04/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ida M. Tyler, 73, of Mounds died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Melba Jackson (05/04/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Melba L. Jackson, 71, of Thebes died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at her home. She was born April 11, 1933, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Greeley J. "Bob" and Mary E. Kirkpatrick Hanners. She and Hubert F. Jackson were married July 12, 1958. He died Nov. 29, 1993...
Max Bollinger (05/04/04)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- W. Max Bollinger, 86, of Bell City died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 29, 1917, at Bell City, son of Walter and Zella Proffer Bollinger. He and Jane Luke were married March 23, 1945, at Fredericktown, Mo...
Mason Garris (05/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mason M. Garris, 12 days old, of Crosstown, Mo., died Monday May 3, 2004, at his home. Surviving are his parents, Michael S. and Jodie L. DeRousse Garris of Crosstown; four sisters, Joni, Maggie, Abby and Libby Garris; grandparents, Michael and Alice Garris of Crosstown and David and Betty DeRousse of Perryville...
James White (05/03/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Lee White, 71, of Sikeston died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at his home. He was born June 6, 1932, at Ridgely, Tenn., son of Flaudie and Lillian Spence White. He was married to Gracie White, who preceded him in death. White was a farmer and attended Canalou Assembly of God Church...
JoAnn Crader (05/03/04)
JoAnn Rozell Crader, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 6, 1929, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edward and Rose Wittrock Mullins. She and Gene Crader were married March 27, 1949, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 30, 1994...
Hazel Jaco (05/03/04)
Hazel Alma Jaco, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 26, 1917, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Edward and Sarah Crites. She and Harley Jaco were married July 10, 1936, at Fredericktown, Mo. He died Dec. 31, 1978...
Charles Anderson (05/03/04)
Charles L. Anderson, 73, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Delmar Gardens at Chesterfield. He was born June 17, 1930, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Charlie and Lela Husk Anderson. He and Gae Hannah were married Oct. 15, 1974, at Granite City, Ill. She died July 17, 2002...
Alda Fisher (05/03/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Alda Elizabeth Fisher, 90, of Marble Hill, formerly of Overland, Mo., died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born July 13, 1913, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of William and Melola Eaker Myers. She and Dolphie Fisher were married Feb. 7, 1934, at Lutesville. He died Jan. 9, 1992...
Donald Calhoun (05/03/04)
Donald Lee Calhoun Sr., 67, of Scott City died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at the Fountainbleau Lodge at Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 10, 1936, at Scott City, son of Charles and Ethel Jones Calhoun. He and Betty Berghoff were married Oct. 4, 1996, at Benton, Mo...
Maxey Grimes (05/03/04)
Maxey L. Grimes, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Lynn Thompson (05/02/04)
Lynn Thompson, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 7, 1923, at Holcomb, Mo., son of Mack and Bertha Fox Thompson. He and Betty Jo Nowell were married Feb. 22, 1942, in Pensacola, Fla. Thompson owned and operated the Best Western Motel in Cape Girardeau as well as motels in Mayfield, Murray, and Fulton, Ky., and he farmed in the Lilbourn, Mo., area. He was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church...
Charles Anderson (05/02/04)
Charles L. Anderson, 73, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Home in Chesterfield, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Fords and Sons Funeral Home.
JoAnn Crader (05/02/04)
JoAnn Rozell Crader, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 6, 1929, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edward and Rose Wittrock Mullins. She and Gene Crader were married March 27, 1949, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 30, 1994...
Gerri Lawson (05/02/04)
Gerri M. Lawson, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1942, at Benton, Mo., daughter of Victor and Lillie LeDure Welter. She and James Lawson were married Jan. 22, 1983, at Benton. Lawson was a retired LPN...
Russell Hill (05/02/04)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Russell Miles Hill, 88, of McClure died Friday, April 30, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 15, 1915, at McClure, son of John T. and Allie Chapman Hill; he was raised by John and Maude Johnson Hill. He and Marjorie Westerwelle were married Nov. 16, 1941, in Reno, Nev...
Ben Reiminger (05/02/04)
Benjamin Theodore Reiminger, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 27, 1913, at Randles, son of Anton J. and Corena Mier Reiminger. He and Geri Statler were married Aug. 15, 1961, at Cape Girardeau...
Jimmy Williams (05/02/04)
Jimmy Lee Williams, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1943, at Crump, son of Oliver A. and Beulah Barks Williams. He and Valerie Feltus Wilson were married Nov. 26, 1988, in Cape Girardeau. Williams graduated from Delta High School in 1960. ...
Angela Brice (05/01/04)
Angela M. Brice, 93, of Jackson died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 20, 1910, in St. Louis, daughter of John and Josephine Lamantia Sciortino. She and Ira F. Brice were married June 16, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. He died April 10, 1993...
Wendell Hashley (05/01/04)
Wendell E. Hashley, 82, of Connersville, Ind., died Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, while visiting a son. He was born Nov. 21, 1921, in Jackson, Mich., son of Henry E. and Elizabeth Esterline Hashley. He and Florence E. Brown were married Nov. 15, 1942, in Richmond, Va. She died July 5, 2001...
Tim Jarrett (05/01/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Timothy Dean Jarrett, 55, of Sikeston died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at his home. He was born June 21, 1948, in Denver, Colo., son of Alton Lee and Juanita C. Buckendorf Jarrett. He and Christina Ewton were married Nov. 28, 1973, in Reno, Nev...
Jacques Hann (05/01/04)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Jacques Allen Hann, 46, of Morehouse died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at his home. He was born July 12, 1957, at Dexter, Mo., son of Bernard A. and Esther A. Michl Hann. Hann was employed at Industrial Tool and Die of Miner, Mo. Survivors include three sons, Josh Hann of Fort Campbell, Ky., Matt and Sean Hann of Scott City; his mother of Morehouse; seven brothers, Norman, Philip and Paul Hann, all of Dexter, Neal Hann of Morehouse, Julian Hann of Russellville, Ark., Leon Hann of Oklahoma City, Okla., Joseph Hann of Cape Girardeau; seven sisters, Bernadine Evans of Troy, Mo., Doloris Dee and Joan Moore of Sikeston, Mo., Trinita Smith of Pontiac, Mo., Mary Latham of Matthews, Mo., Matilda McMullun of Cape Girardeau, Eileen Hann of Dexter; and two grandchildren.. ...
Dennis Stewart (05/01/04)
Dennis E. "Deno" Stewart, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 15, 1952, in Gideon, Mo., son of Stancel J. and Maurine Nichols Stewart. Stewart was employed at Tipton Commercial Laundry and attended Lighthouse Baptist Church...
Gerri Lawson (05/01/04)
Gerri M. Lawson, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Cletus Rollet (05/01/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cletus J. Rollet, 79, of Perryville died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at his home. He was born July 30, 1924, in Perry County, Mo., son of Elbert and Nellie LaRose Rollet. He and Shirley M. Weinhold were married Sept. 24, 1955, in St. Louis...
Louise Aldred (05/01/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Louise Aldred, 72, of Cairo died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 6, 1931, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Harry and Velma Gilliland Barks. She married Herschel "Bill" Aldred. Aldred was a member of Cairo Baptist Church...
Selda Briggs (05/01/04)
Selda Arabelle Briggs, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 12, 1914, in Monroe, Maine, daughter of Fred Fuller and Mildred May Brailey Barden. She and George Willis Briggs were married Aug. 30, 1935, in Monroe. He died in June 1981...
Aubrey Whorton (05/01/04)
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...
Russell Hill (05/01/04)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Russell Miles Hill, 88 of McClure, died Friday, April 30, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Larry Johnson (05/01/04)
Larry Riley Johnson, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 14, 1944, at Canalou, Mo., son of James Riley and Alice M. West Johnson. He and Rose Marie Campbell were married Nov. 14, 1964, at Canalou. She died May 26, 1997. He and Judy G. Weibrecht were married Sept. 19, 1998, in Cape Girardeau...