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Obituaries from August 2004

Helen Burress (08/19/04)
Helen Ruth Burress, 74, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 24, 1929, in Atkins, Tenn., daughter of Wesley and Ozell Randolph Samples. She and Lawrence Burress were married Oct. 25, 1947...
Jeramy Jaco (08/31/04)
Jeramy Dwayne Jaco, 28, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at his home. He was born April 15, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas W. and Nina Faye Whitaker Jaco. Jaco attended Central High School and Sikeston, Mo., schools. He was road manager for the band Drivin Rain...
Marcia Brockmire (08/31/04)
Marcia Brockmire, 59, of Memphis, Tenn., died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis. She was born Jan. 15, 1945, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of John Marcus and Hazel Alice Nickell Kirtley. She and Ronald W. Brockmire were married March 20, 1965, in Kansas City...
George Richardson (08/31/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- George Elwyn Richardson, 76, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1928, in Giles County, Tenn., son of Thomas L. and Ruby F. Davis Richardson. He married Marjorie M. Barnett...
Lou Ann Miller (08/31/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Lou Ann Miller, 84, of Mascoutah, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at Grange Nursing Home in Mascoutah. She was born July 5, 1920, at Thebes, daughter of John and Della Simpkins Rimer. She married John Dunn, who preceded her in death. She later married Byrl Miller, who also preceded her in death...
Millard Schlimme (08/31/04)
Millard Louis Schlimme, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 27, 1918, at Whitewater, son of Louis and Emma Grebe Schlimme. He and Fern Schweer were married June 20, 1942, in Jackson. Schlimme started a trucking business when he was 17, operating it as Millard Schlimme Trucking until retiring in 1980. He also farmed. He was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ, American Legion, VFW and Disabled American Veterans...
Minnie Sweitzer (08/31/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Minnie M. Sweitzer, 91, of Cobden died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 17, 1912, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Peter August and Waite McDonald Hicks. She and Marion E. Sweitzer were married July 26, 1932, in Cobden. He died Nov.16, 1987...
Roberta Robinson (08/31/04)
Roberta Evelyn Robinson, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Zelma Lowery (08/31/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Zelma Lowery, 90, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at Union County Hospital. Survivors include a son, Deon Davis of Dongola, Ill.; three stepsons, William Lowery of Port Allen, La., Ben Lowery of Belleville, Ill., David Lowery of Creal Springs, Ill.; two stepdaughters, Robbie Upchurch of Creal Springs, Kay Crockett of Chaffee, Mo.; a sister, Mae DeHart of Alto Pass, Ill.; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren...
Mildred McMackins (08/31/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mildred Wilson McMackins, 86, of Sikeston died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 14, 1918, at Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of William Henry and Lula Ring Huntley. She and Melvin McMackins were married Feb. 23, 1941, in St. Louis. He died Nov. 30, 1997...
William Davis (08/31/04)
William Robert Davis, 86, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 1, 1917, at Blodgett, Mo., son of Orvel and Maud Grissom Davis. He and Neva Dundee Dale were married July 24, 1954, at Chaffee, Mo. She died Nov. 15, 1982...
Maxine Eakins (08/31/04)
Maxine L. Eakins, 83, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 8, 1921, in Jackson, daughter of Dr. Dennis Edward and Anna Wilhelm Crites. She and William E. Eakins were married Nov. 29, 1939. He died Sept. 4, 2003...
Marie Long (08/30/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marie Long, 89, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 9, 1915, at Marble Hill, daughter of Charley and Eva Causey Welker. She and the Rev. Florence Long were married Oct. 20, 1934. He died April 18, 1997...
Jeremy Jaco (08/30/04)
Jeremy Jaco, 28, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.
William Davis (08/30/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- William R. Davis, 86, of Benton died Aug. 29, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home at Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton.
Mildred Vicenzi (08/30/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mildred Vicenzi, 91, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at Union County Nursing Home at Anna. She was born Sept. 20, 1912, at Norway, Mich., daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Beitel Paul. She and John Vicenzi were married Aug. 7, 1939. He died June 29, 1997...
Andrew Kilhafner (08/30/04)
Andrew C. "Andy" Kilhafner, 93, of Jackson died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at Monticello House at Jackson. He was born July 17, 1911, at New Hamburg, Mo., son of Louis and Caroline Schott Kilhafner. He and Mary C. Masters were married Nov. 26, 1933. She died Nov. 24, 2001, and was laid to rest on Nov. 26, on their 68th wedding anniversary...
Leila Boldrey (08/30/04)
Leila Mae Boldrey, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 1, 1925, at Cora City, Ill., daughter of Benjamin and Anna Boedeker Boldrey. She and Bernard Boldrey were married Nov. 22, 1945, at Chester, Ill. He died Jan. 3, 1995...
Cecil Whitney (08/30/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Cecil Ray Whitney, 59, of Jonesboro died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 5, 1944, at Charleston, Mo., son of Allen and Myrtle Kidd Whitney. He and Patricia Kay Hileman were married June 23, 1967, at Mill Creek, Ill...
Tim Streiler (08/29/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Tim G. Streiler, 37, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 17, 1967, in Perryville, son of Gary Joseph Streiler of Jackson and Cindy A. Pierce of Chester, Ill. He and Paula M. Boyet were married Sept. 18, 1999...
Cecil Whitney (08/29/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. --Cecil Ray Whitney, 59, of rural Jonesboro died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Mildred Vicenzi (08/29/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mildred Vicenzi, 91, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Raymond Leadbetter (08/29/04)
Raymond L. Leadbetter, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 29, 1937, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Earnest R. and Robbie Hollingsworth Leadbetter. He and Joann Joplin were married June 11, 1977, at Cape Girardeau County...
Lona Brotherton (08/28/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Lona F. Brotherton, 81, of Patton died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, at Elder Care in Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Feb. 25, 1923, at Patton, daughter of Jesse C. and Bertha Tinnin Harper. She and Rayford P. Brotherton were married June 6, 1944, in Alexandria, La. He died Jan. 27, 1991...
Melba Lounder (08/28/04)
Melba Roberta Lounder, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 11, 1922, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Calvin and Lula Keller Gregory. She first married Jack McDonald. She and Keith O. Lounder were married March 21, 1953, in Piggott, Ark. He died May 21, 2000...
Raymond Leadbetter (08/28/04)
Raymond Leadbetter, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Leroy Luster (08/28/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Leroy Luster, 85, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Sikeston, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at Parkway Health and Rehabilitation Center in Memphis. He was born Aug. 12, 1919, in Clarkedale, Ark., son of Joseph and Louise Banks Luster...
Dorothy Wiseman (08/28/04)
Dorothy Laverne Wiseman, 56, of Jackson, Tenn., died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. She was born Sept. 17, 1947, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Ross and Roberta Weakley Conner Sr. Formerly of Cape Girardeau, Wiseman was a graduate of Central High School and worked 23 years at Procter & Gamble...
J.P. Daniels (08/28/04)
J.P. Daniels, 82, of Oak Ridge died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Graham, Texas, son of Jefus and Ruthy Daniels. He and Leavada Volz were married Dec. 25, 1948, at Oran, Mo. Daniels retired from Lenco in 1973. He was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church...
Ralph Isom Sr. (08/28/04)
Ralph D. Isom Sr., 70, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Ullin, Ill., son of Meredith and Cleta Gillete Isom. He married Carlene Isom. Isom received a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and a master's degree from Southeast Missouri State University. He was an ordained Baptist minister...
Lesley Lancaster (08/28/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Lesley Jean Lancaster, 57, of Bloomfield died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 13, 1947, at Painton, Mo., son of Robert and Clarisa Stewart Lancaster. He and Karen Merick were married Jan. 4, 1971, at St. Charles, Mo...
Hildegard Schilling (08/28/04)
Hildegard L. Schilling, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, at Life Care Center. She was born May 5, 1927, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Albert and Amanda Stueve Leimbach. She and Senno "Butch" Schilling were married May 21, 1946, at Altenburg, Mo. He died Feb. 22, 1998...
Hailey Hendershott (08/27/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Hailey Dawn Hendershott of Marble Hill died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 26, 2004, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Kevin Scott Hendershott and Sonya Marie Cato. Survivors include her parents of Marble Hill; maternal grandparents, Stanley Summers and Denise Cato of Gipsy, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Kevin and Laura Hendershott and Misty Cole, all of Cape Girardeau; maternal great-grandmother, Lottie Meese of Sturdivant, Mo.; paternal great-grandparents, Ricky and Ann Hendershott of Marble Hill; and paternal great-great-grandmother, Elsie Hendershott of Marble Hill.. ...
Richard Russell (08/27/04)
Richard Dale Russell, 61, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 9, 1942, at Loughboro, Mo., son of Elva and Lena Aldrich Russell. He married the former Barbara Graham. Russell worked at Good Humor-Breyers 19 years, and was a member of Libertyville Methodist Church in Libertyville, Mo. He was formerly of Elvins, Mo...
Cecil Daugherty (08/27/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cecil Stoker Daugherty, 93, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Oct. 27, 1910, in Matthews, Mo., son of Benjamin Gaither and Bertie May Stoker Daugherty. He and Lena Marie Acord were married Oct. 11, 1931, at Lilbourn, Mo...
Hildegard Schilling (08/27/04)
Hildegard L. Schilling, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, at Life Care Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Willie Webster (08/27/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Willie "Bill" Webster, 84, of Cairo died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 15, 1920, in Lauderdale County, Tenn., son of Josie Mae Webster. Webster moved from Tennessee to Future City, Ill. He worked in the river rail industry in Urbandale, Ill., and later worked for Illinois Highway Department...
Leroy Harris Jr. (08/27/04)
Leroy Harris Jr., 58, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, in Springfield, Mo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Schatte (08/27/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Betty S. Schatte, 69, of Advance died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1934, in Biggers, Ark., daughter of Harry and Myrtie Yancy Kuykendall. She and Charles Schatte were married July 27, 1957, in Hernando, Miss. He died Nov. 14, 2002...
Barbara Holmes (08/27/04)
Barbara Jean Holmes, 53, of Batesville, Ark., died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, in a Batesville hospital. She was born June 22, 1951, in St. Louis, daughter of Clarence and Nelda Hardin Armstrong. Holmes was co-owner of Holmes Industrial Screenings, and was treasurer of Batesville Preservation Association...
John Campbell (08/27/04)
John E. Campbell, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 15, 1924, in Denison, Texas, son of Dayton W. and Nellie Mitchell Campbell. He and Parilee Young were married in 1947 in Sherman, Texas. She died Feb. 12, 2003...
Robert Schooley (08/27/04)
Robert Lee Schooley, 58, of Millersville died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born April 6, 1946, in St. Louis. He and Sandra Ives were married Dec. 21, 1968, in St. Louis. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Dec. 16, 1966. He served in Vietnam and was awarded three Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged Dec. 13, 1968, as a sergeant...
John Campbell (08/26/04)
John E. Campbell, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Norman Eftink (08/26/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Norman "Catfish" Eftink, 65, of Oran died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 18, 1938, son of Frank John and Velma Ida Dannenmueller Eftink. Eftink retired as owner and operator of E&F Masonry in Oran. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 4311 in Oran, Bricklayers Local 23 in Cape Girardeau, and an honorary member of Oran Jaycees...
Mason Sachse (08/26/04)
Mason Albert Sachse, 87, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at his home. He was born March 15, 1917, at Old Appleton, Mo., son of Julius and Olga Woeltje Sachse. He and Jean Alice Knox were married March 15, 1940, at Potosi, Mo. She died Dec. 9, 1990...
Barbara Lawrence (08/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Barbara K. Lawrence, 95, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Aug. 27, 1908, in Perry County, daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Lappe Berkbigler. She and Robert M. Lawrence were married April 29, 1929, at Brewer, Mo. He died March 6, 1999...
Eugene Hahs (08/25/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Eugene "Jinks" Hahs, 83, of Sedgewickville died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 9, 1920, in Sedgewickville, son of Ora and Minnie Statler Hahs. He and Ruby Barks were married July 20, 1941, at Sedgewickville. She died Dec. 14, 1988...
Ernest Poole (08/25/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ernest R. Poole, 73, of Benton died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Nov. 21, 1930, in Tamms, Ill., son of Elmer and Esther McCoy Poole. He and Veda Mouser were married July 10, 1993. Poole was a cab driver 24 years in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Smith Avenue Church of God in Sikeston, Mo...
Mason Sachse (08/25/04)
Mason Albert Sachse, 87, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at his home. He was born March 15, 1917, at Old Appleton, Mo., son of Julius and Olga Woeltje Sachse. He and Jean Alice Knox were married March 15, 1940, at Potosi, Mo. She died Dec. 9, 1990...
Mary Stinnett (08/25/04)
Mary C. Stinnett, 78, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, in a car accident on Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County. She was born June 17, 1926, in Christian County, Ky., daughter of Edgar M. and Tillie B. Wiggins Back. She and Frank J. Stinnett Jr. were married May 25, 1942, in St. Louis. He died Dec. 27, 1995...
Helen Bauerle (08/24/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Helen Frances Bauerle, 90, of Cairo died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, in Scottsdale, Ariz. She was born Dec. 7, 1913, in Cairo, daughter of George and Helen Rose Schaefer. She married William Bauerle, who died in 1999. Bauerle was a graduate of the College of St. ...
Mary Stinnett (08/24/04)
Mary C. Stinnett, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, in an automobile accident on Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Eugene Hahs (08/24/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Eugene Hahs, 83, of Sedgewickville died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Richard Thomure (08/24/04)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Richard Emmeitt Thomure, 46, of Summersville, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 25, 1957, at Ironton, Mo., son of Emmett and Roberta Houser Thomure. He and Donna Marie Cook were married May 5, 2001, in Summersville...
Sister Michaelette Seyer (08/24/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- A memorial Mass for Sister Michaelette Seyer of Chatawa, Miss., will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, Mo. Seyer, 91, died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at St. Mary of Pines in Chatawa. She was a native of Advance, Mo...
Donald Pullen (08/23/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Donald Lee "Donnie" Pullen, 53, of Charleston died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 1, 1951, at Charleston, son of E.H. "Sonny" and Wanda Hurley Pullen. He and Bonnie LaPlant were married June 12, 1970...
Ole Chronister (08/23/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Ole Monroe Chronister, 71, of Glenallen died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004, at Cla Ru DeVille at Fredericktown, Mo. He was born May 25, 1933, at Glenallen, son of John and Lulu Beuhler Chronister. He and Christine Chase were married Jan. 22, 1967, at Glenallen...
Hobert Leadbetter (08/23/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Hobert Carl Leadbetter, 73, of Silex, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at his home. He was born July 26, 1931, at Scopus, Mo., son of Elsworth and Sadie Barks Leadbetter. He and Lois Simmers were married May 17, 1955, at Sardis, Miss...
Merril Heise (08/22/04)
Merril Gene Heise, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 19, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Wilson and Hilda M. Grebing Heise. He and Shirley J. Haertling were married Aug. 15, 1954, at Jackson...
Esther Schuette (08/22/04)
Esther Lydia Schuette, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 11, 1909, in Millersville, daughter of August J. and Mary Caroline Riehn Martin. She and Clarence Schuette were married June 26, 1930, in Oak Ridge. He died Jan. 26, 1964...
Winstead Wright (08/22/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Winstead Ronnie Wright, 43, of Key West, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at the Ceders Medical Center in Miami, Fla. He was born April 18, 1961, at Anna, Ill., son of William R. and Rosemary Gomes Wright. Wright was involved with charities including Aids Help Inc., Visiting Nurses Association, Hospice of the Florida Keys and Cooking with Love Ministry...
Jean Lamer (08/22/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Jean M. Lamer, 69, of Cobden died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 30, 1935, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Harry Lilly and Augusta Casper. She and Oran Jack Lamer were married March 9, 1955. She was a member of Lockard Chapel Baptist Church...
Merril Heise (08/21/04)
Merril G. Heise, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Paul Forker (08/21/04)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Paul Cecil Forker, 82, of Lincoln Park, Mich., formerly of Olmsted, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Henry Ford Medical Center in Wyandotte, Mich. He was born June 30, 1922, in America, Ill., son of Charles and Lizette Dagner Forker. He married Ann Decker, who died Feb. 24, 2004...
Zachary Steffens (08/21/04)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Zachary Daniel Steffens, 20, of Frohna died Aug. 20, 2004, in a vehicle accident in Perry County, Mo. He was born July 19, 1984, in Cape Girardeau, son of Daniel and Lori Engert Steffens. Steffens was a 2003 graduate of Perryville High School in Perryville, Mo., and a 2004 graduate of Wyoming Technical School. He was a mechanic at Keller Motors in Perryville and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Mo...
Betty McGregor (08/21/04)
Betty R. McGregor, 76, of Scott City, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 30, 1928, in Sikeston, daughter of James and Emma Arnold Hodges. She married W.E. "Gene" McGregor, who died Jan. 4, 1993...
Iva Andersen (08/21/04)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Iva L. Andersen, 78, of Puxico died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Jan. 3, 1926, in Scott County, Mo., daughter of Leslie and Edith Mann Medlin. She and Orville E. Andersen were married July 4, 1943, in North Platte, Neb. He died Sept. 21, 1991...
Drucilla Kuntze (08/21/04)
Drucilla Kuntze, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at her home. She was born March 9, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Harry and Bertha Baker Gluckhertz. She and Paul A. Kuntze were married Aug. 26, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. Mrs. Kuntze was a lifetime resident of Cape Girardeau, and was active in Girl Scouts eight years...
Helen Brown (08/21/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Helen Brown, 88, of Mounds died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 4, 1915, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Charles and Maude Jackson Prather. She and Verlie Brown were married Sept. 5, 1931. He died Feb. 8, 1999...
Helen Brown (08/20/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Helen Brown, 88, of Mounds died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Chateau Girar-deau Health Center in Cape Gir-ardeau. Arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Edna Barnes (08/20/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Edna Barnes of St. Louis, formerly of Charleston, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at St. Louis University Hospital. Survivors include a son, Marvin Barnes of St. Paul, Minn.; three daughters, Joyce Horn, Luberta Barnes and Debra Whitlock of St. Louis; three brothers, A. C. Cleaves of Cairo, Ill., Joe and Billy Cleaves of St. Louis; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Melvin Blumenberg (08/20/04)
Melvin H. Blumenberg, 73, of Whitewater died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, near his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1931, at Whitewater, son of Albert and Amanda Deneke Blumenberg. Blumenberg farmed all his life in the Whitewater community. He was a life member and trustee of Zion United Meth-odist Church at Gordonville, member of Come Join Us Sunday school class, Men's Club, Visioning Team, Henderson Mission Trip Team, and former member of the administration board...
Blondel Bowers (08/20/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Blondel Marlene Bowers, 71, of Mexia, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at her home. She was born June 6, 1933, in Advance. She and Jesse L. Bowers were married Jan. 8, 1951. Bowers retired from Mexia State School. Survivors include a daughter, Melissa Haney of Groesbeck, Texas; a son, Terry Bowers of Tehuacana, Texas; two brothers, Charles May of Advance, Lloyd Carlton of Florida; a sister, Charlotte Lanpher of Advance; and three grandchildren...
Elizabeth Schaefer (08/20/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Laura Elizabeth Schaefer, 83, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 14, 1921, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of James Dawson and Lula Ann Sanders Henry. She and Joseph R. Schaefer were married Aug. 17, 1946, in St. Louis. He died Jan. 1, 2003...
Laverne Morrison (08/20/04)
Laverne Morrison, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. She was born March 24, 1931, in Johnsonville, Tenn., daughter of Hudey and Alva Rhodes Ledbetter. Morrison was formerly of East Prairie, Mo., where she was a member of First General Baptist Church...
Gene Rastl (08/20/04)
Gene Roy Rastl, 75, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born April 30, 1929, in Jackson, son of Roy and Azilee Overbeck Rastl. He and Jennie L. Abernathy were married Nov. 19, 1948. Mr. Rastl had been a deckhand on the river, and worked for Glen Bishop Construction in Cape Girardeau and Seabaugh Construction in Jackson...
Claude Herron (08/20/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Claude L. Herron, 80, of West Plains, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Aug. 16, 1924, at Elvins, Mo., son of Charles J. and Leona S. Shrum Herron. He and Etta Mae Hendrix were married Nov. 23, 1946. She died Nov. 29, 1994...
Melba Lounder (08/19/04)
Melba Roberta Lounder, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Frankie Haley (08/19/04)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Frankie Mae Haley, 76, of Morehouse died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Sept. 3, 1927, at Morehouse, daughter of Marion and Mildred Pennington Spurlin. She married Roy Eldon Haley, who died April 8, 1978...
Estie Moran (08/19/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Estie Ethel Moran, 93, of Patton died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. She was born Dec. 18, 1910, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Phillip and Annie Seabaugh Bollinger. She and Meredith Moran were married Nov. 18, 1930, at Perryville...
Loyce Livesay (08/19/04)
WARE, Ill. -- Loyce J. Livesay, 75, of Ware went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 24, 1928, at Grand Tower, Ill., son of John and Helen Hale Livesay. He married Mary Lou Copeland Jan. 20, 1954, in Yazoo City, Miss...
LaWanda Tieman (08/19/04)
LaWanda Tieman, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 4, 1929, at Doniphan, Mo. Tieman had lived in Cape Girardeau 13 years. Survivors include two brothers, Carter Crook of Lebanon, Ore., and Howard Crook of Wappapello, Mo...
Dona Heise (08/19/04)
Dona C. Heise, 93, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, where she had been a resident since 1990. She was born Dec. 24, 1910, at Laflin, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Barbara Wills Crites. She and Otto Heise were married Nov. 14, 1931. He died April 15, 1983...
Hazel Batson (08/18/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Hazel L. Batson, 81, of Cobden died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. She was born March 7, 1923, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Jasper and Maude Nimmo Young. She and Robert Wesley Batson were married June 30, 1944...
Patricia Dixon (08/18/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Patricia A. Dixon, 69, of Jonesboro died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Century Assisted Living in Carbondale, Ill. She was born May 19, 1935, in Lowell, Mass., daughter of Cornelius Timothy and Elizabeth Mary Kelly O'Keefe. She and Paul D. Dixon were married Jan. 28, 1955, in Lowell...
Cory Kelso (08/18/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Cory Lee Kelso, 30, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born April 7, 1974, in Sikeston, son of Tommy Dale and Betty Plunk Kelso. Survivors include his mother of Sikeston, and paternal grandmother, Ruby Kelso of Sikeston...
Hassie Dettenbach (08/18/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Hassie Pitts Lingle Dettenbach, 91, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Anna City Care Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1912, near Anna, daughter of Lother and Flora Lott Pitts. Dettenbach worked with the Department of Mental Health through Elgin Mental Center as a psychiatric aide. Her last few years before retirement were spent as a supervisor in the rehab department for handicapped residents of Elgin Mental Health...
Jo Hollis (08/18/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jo Dale Hollis, 62, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born March 1, 1942, in Gibson County, Tenn., daughter of David H. and Carmen Garner Mason. Hollis was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ...
Melvin Blumenberg (08/18/04)
Melvin H. Blumenberg, 73, of Whitewater died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, near his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Marie Bailey (08/18/04)
Marie Ida Bailey, 85, of Burfordville died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Jan. 29, 1919, in Annapolis, Mo., daughter of Toney E. and Dessie F. Brewer Buxton. She married William H. Bailey. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Daniel Bailey of Viburnum, Mo., Kenneth Bailey of Japan; two daughters, Kathleen Jonas of Jefferson City, Mo., Deborah Abney of Burfordville; three sisters, Betty Labudde and Beulah Kernan of Potosi, Mo., Ethel Weible of Desloge, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Howard Kinder (08/18/04)
Howard L. Kinder, 90, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Eldercare of Marble Hill, Mo. He was born Aug. 22, 1913, near Whitewater, son of William and Della Smith Kinder. He and Eula F. "Pete" Steinhoff were married Feb. 3, 1940. She died Dec. 23, 1997...
Richard Miller (08/18/04)
Richard E. "Dick" Miller, 66, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Bushnell, Ill., son of Russell Max and Mable Lucille Sanders Miller. He and Mary F. Foote were married April 5, 1992, in Cape Girardeau...
Martha Denson (08/18/04)
Martha Lynn Niemann Denson, 40, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at the home of her mother in Gordonville. She was born Jan. 8, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Vernon "Pedro" and Judith Moore Niemann. She was formerly married to Phillip Denson...
Dueward Welker (08/18/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dueward Welker, 80, of Marble Hill died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. He was born March 31, 1924, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of Oscar and Ada Nations Welker. He and Rose Marie Kuehn were married April 13, 1946. She died March 12, 1989...
Robert Brumett Sr. (08/18/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Robert Lee Brumett Sr., 63, of Advance died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 25, 1941, in Tullahoma, Tenn., son of Harry and Mary Medley Brumett. He and Evelyn Kay Pate were married Jan. 30, 1986, at Wickliffe, Ky...
Betty Dickerson (08/17/04)
Betty L. Dickerson, 50, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 5, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joe and Zita Hess. Dickerson received a bachelor of science degree in management from Southeast Missouri State University in 1988. She was kitchen manager at Cape Girardeau Country Club, and a member of the Eckankar belief...
Larry Cronenbold (08/17/04)
Larry G. Cronenbold, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Life Care Center. He was born July 8, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, son of Chester Lee and Thelma Allen Coakley Cronenbold. Survivors include a brother, Eddie Cronenbold of Cape Girardeau...
Chester Law (08/17/04)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Chester Samuel "Shinner" Law, 91, of Gideon died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Gideon Care Center. He was born Sept. 17, 1912, at Gideon, son of Harvey and Alice Struby Law. Law was retired from Gideon-Anderson Co. He was a member of Living Word Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Jesse Strickland (08/17/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Jesse Eugene Strickland, 76, of Kelso died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Chicago, son of Luther Eugene and Hilda Mae McCellvin Strickland. He and Elizabeth H. Slawson were married May 8, 1960, in Jackson. She died May 22, 2003...
Van Burgess (08/17/04)
OXFORD, Miss. -- Van F. Burgess, 78, of Oxford, died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Burgess was a former resident of Scott City. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church in Calhoun County, Miss. He was also a member of Wahabi Temple Shriners Club, Grand Lodge of Mississippi and the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry...
Martha Denson (08/17/04)
Martha Lynn Niemann Denson, 40, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at the home of her mother in Gordonville. She was born Jan. 8, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Vernon "Pedro" and Judith Moore Niemann. She was formerly married to Phillip Denson...
Eugene Sides (08/17/04)
Eugene Sides, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 4, 1913, at Indian Creek, Mo., son of Pearl and Jeffie Abernathy Sides. He and Lucille M. Herbst were married July 8, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 12, 1994...
Richard Miller (08/17/04)
Richard E. "Dick" Miller, 66, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Bushnell, Ill., son of Russell Max and Mable Lucille Sanders Miller. He and Mary F. Foote were married April 5, 1992, in Cape Girardeau...
Roberta Penermon (08/17/04)
Roberta Conner Penermon, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Sept. 2, 1920, in Panola County, Miss., daughter of Silas and Evalina Gordon Weakley. She first married Ross Conner, who died in 1954. She later married Joseph Penermon...
Cletis Limbaugh (08/17/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Cletis Limbaugh, 86, of Advance died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 3, 1917, in Bollinger County, Mo. He and Elsie Martin were married Dec. 25, 1957, at Ardeola, Mo. She died July 23, 2003...
Elsie Barnes (08/17/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elsie Louise Barnes, 70, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at her home. She was born April 14, 1934, at Ironton, Mo., daughter of Gilbert and Anna Silvey Hartwick. She and Donald F. Barnes were married in 1952 at Ironton...
Howard Kinder (08/17/04)
Howard L. Kinder, 90, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Eldercare of Marble Hill, Mo. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Allen Sturdivant (08/17/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Allen Clark Sturdivant, 79, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born April 12, 1925, in Union City, Tenn., son of Thomas and Pearl Horn Sturdivant. Sturdivant was retired from Rutherford, Tenn., Police Department. He was a Mason...
Jean Yount (08/16/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Jean Yount, 77, of Sedgewickville passed away Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at Kindred Hospital at St. Louis, Mo. She was born May 30, 1927, at Patton, Mo., daughter of the late Oscar and Mattie O'Kelly Bollinger. She and Henry Yount were married on Jan. 22, 1947...
Dorothy Gromer (08/16/04)
Dorothy J. Gromer, 59, of Marquand, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 2, 1945, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Willard and Irene Berry Thompson. She and Arnold B. Gromer were married March 6, 1964, at Marquand...
Roberta Penermon (08/16/04)
Roberta Conner Penermon, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 2, 1920, at Panola County, Miss., daughter of Silas and Evalena Gordon Weakley. She and Ross Conner were married. He died in 1954. She then married Joseph Penermon...
Rich Wrather (08/16/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Richard L. "Rich" Wrather, 55, of Sikeston died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 30, 1948, at Cape Girardeau, son of Earlin "Dude" and Billie Sue Burnett Wrather Sharp. He and Joanie Wibbenmeyer were married Jan. 8, 1972, at Sikeston...
Kendall Willis (08/16/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kendall L. Willis, 96, of Lake Egypt, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center at Marion. He was born Feb. 29, 1908, at Miller City, Ill., daughter of Irvin and Stella Kendall Willis. He and Mary Ann Abercrombie were married May 25, 1933...
Ronald Tellor (08/16/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ronald Eugene Tellor, 50, of Anna died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1954, at Hawthorne, Calif., son of Hershel and Juanita Renfro Tellor. He and Mary Jane Robertson were married Jan. 30, 1997, at Jonesboro, Ill. She died Nov. 2, 1998...
Jess Strickland (08/16/04)
Jesse Eugene Strickland, 76, of Kelso, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Scott City.
Kendall Willis (08/15/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kendall L. Willis, 96, of Lake of Egypt, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Rev. Verlee Eaker officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery...
Jackie Fox (08/15/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jackie Rowland Fox, 61, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1942, at Marble Hill, son of Henry and Beulah Jacobs Fox. He and Lorretta Byers were married July 23, 1965, at Des Plaines, Ill. She died Dec. 29, 2003...
Roberta Penerman (08/15/04)
Roberta Conner Penerman, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at the Ratliffe Care Center. Arrangements are pending with Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Eugene Sides (08/15/04)
Eugene Sides, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Funeral Home of Cape Girardeau.
Elizabeth Hostetler (08/15/04)
Elizabeth Irene Hostetler, 61, of Boonville, Mo., and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at her home. She was born July 24, 1943, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Elvis Henry and Doris Nevah Boyd Clubb. She and John M. Hostetler Jr. were married Sept. 2, 1960, in Campbell, Mo...
William Scott (08/15/04)
William August Scott, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 21, 1917, in Delta, to Gordon and Roselee LeGrand Scott. He married Regina Halter in 1943 at Oran, Mo. He was a member of the Apostolic Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church in Scott City and a member of the VFW in Alaska...
William Scott (08/14/04)
William A. Scott, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Fred Johnson (08/14/04)
FUTURE CITY, Ill. -- Fred Johnson, 78, of Future City died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at his home. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Bill Besher (08/14/04)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Bill Eugene Besher, 75, of Puxico died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Aug. 24, 1928, at Patton, Mo., son of Charley and Mary Gromer Besher. He and Leona Frances Green were married Jan. 3, 1948...
Fred Dormeyer Jr. (08/14/04)
Fred E. Dormeyer Jr., 88, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at his home. He was born July 18, 1916, in Stuttgart, Ark., son of Fred E. and Tacie Ford Dormeyer. He and Geraldine Marie Norvell were married Oct. 6, 1939, in St. Louis. She died July 16, 2002...
Joey Ansberry (08/14/04)
Joseph Raymond "Joey" Ansberry, 18, of Clarksville, Tenn., died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was born Aug. 11, 1986, at Farmington, Mo., son of Michael William and Therese Marie Backfisch Ansberry. Ansberry was a 2004 graduate of Rossview High School in Clarksville, and was enrolled at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville...
Harold Hood (08/14/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Harold Hood, 69, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 8, 1935, at Sturdivant, Mo., son of William Ralph and Flora Swindell Hood. He and Sharon Clayton were married May 30, 1964...
Mildred Schmidt (08/13/04)
Mildred Margaret Schmidt, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 17, 1907, in New Philadelphia, Ohio, daughter of William and Helen Weber Seibold. She and Joseph J. Yuracko were married July 19, 1933, in New Philadelphia. He died Feb. 16, 1950. She and Edward A. Schmidt were married June 9, 1955. He died Dec. 13, 1976...
Richard Mayberry (08/13/04)
Richard Carl Mayberry, 76, of Scott City died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1927, at Bell City, Mo., son of Charlie and Sarah Blocker Mayberry. He and Etta L. Winemiller were married Oct. 3, 1955. Mayberry was employed 20 years at Foamex. He was a member, trustee and Sunday school superintendent of Clearview Baptist Church...
Gilbert Boren (08/13/04)
Gilbert "Snooks" Boren, 88, died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Feb. 15, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, son of A.G. and Hilda Schulenberg Boren. He and Nellie Pierce were married Feb. 22, 1939, at Benton, Mo...
Bobby Henson (08/13/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bobby C. Henson, 60, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 22, 1944, at Fisk, Mo., son of Clarence and Eulene Freeman Henson. He and Catherine Fisher were married Aug. 22, 1969...
Joey Ansberry (08/13/04)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Joseph Raymond "Joey" Ansberry, 19, of Clarksville, Tenn., died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Arline Taylor (08/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Arline S. Taylor, 83, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born June 4, 1921, in Ashflat, Ark., daughter of Jeff and Eula Kent Shelley. She and Ervin Taylor were married Dec. 25, 1938, in Lepanto, Ark...
Lora Wiseman (08/13/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lora Jane Wiseman, 86, of Advance died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 17, 1917, in Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of Harrison and Dorothy Swick Cato. She and Omer Wiseman were married Oct. 15, 1932, at Greenbrier. He died Jan. 23, 1999...
Shelby Schearf (08/13/04)
Shelby Schearf, 57, of Carmi, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was born May 16, 1947, in Jackson, son of Glenn and Mildred Pearl Tomo Schearf. He and Clara May Trout were married July 14, 1979. Schearf was a machine operator with Infinity Plastic Moldings in Mount Vernon, Ind...
Harold Hood (08/13/04)
Bloomfield, Mo. -- Harold Hood, 69, of Bloomfield, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 8, 1935, at Sturdivant, Mo., son of William Ralph and Flora Swindell Hood. He and Sharon Clayton were married May 30, 1964...
Virginia Raeber (08/13/04)
Virginia Lee Raeber, 65, of Bokeelia, Fla., died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at her home, following a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was surrounded by her loving children, Jennifer (Eric) Rasmussen of Crystal Lake, Ill.; Jeffrey (Michelle) Raeber of Ellicott City, Md.; and former husband, Othmar Raeber of Huntley, Ill...
Dr. Michael Charek (08/13/04)
Dr. Michael Charek, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Rohozna, Romania, son of Nicholas and Helena Moldo-van Charek. He and Ingeborg J. "Inge" Russek were married Dec. 21, 1951...
Courtney Sorrells (08/12/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Courtney Leigh Sorrells, 18, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 4, 1986, at Houston, Texas, daughter of Stan and Brenda Sorrells. She was a 2004 graduate of Sikeston High School, where she was a member of the Red Peppers. She was also a member of the American Legion Junior Auxiliary and the Girl Scouts. She was enrolled for the fall semester at the University of Mississippi...
Lillian Riehn (08/12/04)
Lillian M. Riehn, 86, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Jackson Manor. She was born Dec. 3, 1917, at Whitewater, daughter of Cledis Edward and Mary Katherine Brown McCullough. She and Lindell Riehn were married Sept. 23, 1949. Riehn was a graduate of the former Randles High School. She was a timekeeper at McDonnell Douglas 18 years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Norbert Bush (08/12/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Norbert Bush, 65, of Advance died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 18, 1938, at Swinton, Mo., son of Charlie and Bertie Smothers Bush. He and Doris Bollinger were married Oct. 25, 1958, in Stoddard County, Mo...
Brenda Lamb (08/12/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Brenda Carolyn Lamb, 56, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Mo. She was born March 8, 1948, in Corinth, Miss., daughter of Thomas and Mable White Flippo. She and Leon P. Lamb were married Dec. 26, 1971, in Sikeston...
Ermalene Jenkins (08/12/04)
Ermalene Jenkins, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 22, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Robert and Amanda Payne Lucky. Jenkins had been a medical technician at Heartland Care Rehab Center and at the Lutheran Home. She was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church...
Maud Hahs (08/12/04)
Maud E. Hahs, 98, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Monticello House, where she had lived since March 2002. She was born Jan. 8, 1906, at Whitewater, daughter of August and Annie Baker Gartung. She and Ellis "Doc" Hahs were married May 20, 1927, in Jackson. He died Feb. 21, 1955...
Marguerite Crain (08/12/04)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Marguerite Crain, 95, of Murphysboro, formerly of Anna and Pulaski County, Ill., died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Oak Grove Rehab and Care Center in Carbondale, Ill. She was born May 30, 1909, in Vienna, Ill., daughter of Arthur and May Murrie Throgmorton. She and George C. Crain were married June 18, 1931. He died July 14, 1987...
Evelyn Logsden (08/11/04)
Evelyn Rose Logsden, 70, of Kalamazoo, Mich., died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2004, at her home. She was born March 30, 1934, in Jackson, daughter of William H. and Ara Caroline Kinder Schroeder. She and Cletys Logsden were married in 1952. He died in 1998. Logsden was a 1952 graduate of Jackson High School. She worked many years at Clark Equipment in Kalamazoo, did volunteer work for the Red Cross and senior food program, and the past 40 years was a disc jockey for WKPR Radio in Kalamazoo...
Mildred Mitchell (08/11/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mildred C. "Deed" Mitchell, 85, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Perryville, daughter of Andrew and Albertine Feltz Kiefer. She and Homer Mitchell were married July 27, 1946, in St. Louis. He died Feb. 21, 1994...
Lillian Riehn (08/11/04)
Lillian M. Riehn, 90, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Jackson Manor. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Landon Grissom (08/10/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Landon Eric Grissom, 42, of Chaffee died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 23, 1961, at Chaffee, son of Robert and Mable DeHart Bentley. He was later adopted by Charles Grissom. Grissom was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. He was a member of First Baptist Church and Chaffee VFW Post 3127...
Robert Tooman (08/10/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Robert Lee Tooman, 70, of Glenallen died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. He was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Fairview, Okla., son of Charlie Clifton and Beatrice James Tooman. Tooman worked in the timber industry...
Margaret Whiteside (08/10/04)
VIENNA, Ill. -- Margaret L. Whiteside, 82, of Vienna died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Meadowcrest Hospital in Gretna, La. She was born March 16, 1922, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Lester Samuel and Ruth Victoria Boyce Hess. She and Derrel W. Whiteside were married March 26, 1948, in Dongola, Ill...
Ruth Brown (08/10/04)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Ruth Lee Brown, 84, of Murphysboro died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at her home. She was born July 10, 1920, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Harry L. and Cornelia Balden Brown. Formerly of Union County, Brown worked at Wal-Mart in Murphysboro more than 18 years. She was a member of First Pentecostal Church and Senior Citizens in Murphysboro...
Joanne Thompson (08/10/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Joanne Thompson, 76, of Dixon died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon. She was born Aug. 13, 1927, in Thebes, Ill., daughter of Charles and Mary Bagley Goforth. She and Thomas R. Thompson were married Sept. 30, 1944, in Morganfield, Ky. He died Oct. 17, 1995...
Iris Simpson (08/10/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Iris K. "Kathy" Simpson, 69, of Anna died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at the home of a son, Jim Mount. She was born Aug. 16, 1934, in Mound City, Ill., daughter of William and Mildred Utley Merideth. Simpson was employed in food service at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Anna...
Mary Lane (08/10/04)
Mary Evelyn Lane, 95, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 1, 1909, in Medora, Ill., daughter of Ora and Alice Lovell Carmean. She and Paul D. Sivia were married in 1942, He died March 18, 1974. She and Carl J. Lane were married Sept. 25, 1978. He died April 18, 1979...
Dr. Harry Bauer (08/10/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Dr. Harry Christian Bauer, 84, of Harlan, Ky., died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, in a Harlan hospital. He was born July 15, 1920, at Mounds, son of Harry C. and Dolly Jenkins Bauer Sr. He married Dr. Camilla Bauer, who died in 1988. Bauer retired as chief of pathology at Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital. He also practiced in Carrolltown, Pa., and Wheeling, W.Va...
Benjamin Poff (08/10/04)
Benjamin E. Poff, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. He was born Feb. 6, 1936, in Ohio. Poff was an automobile mechanic. He served in the U.S. Navy. There are no survivors. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. today at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield. The Rev. Cy Smith will officiate...
Medford Upchurch (08/10/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Medford Robert Upchurch, 83, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born Nov. 7, 1920, at Scopus, Mo., son of Ralph Edgar and Rada Ellen Thomason Upchurch. He and Betty Loraine Cook were married Dec. 29, 1946, at Gravel Hill...
Jan Foster (08/09/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jan "Susie" Foster, 59, of Benton, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston, Mo. She was born March 20, 1945, at Essex, Mo., daughter of Frank and Florence Oliver Cagle. She and James E. Foster Sr. were married Aug. 16, 1963, at Morehouse, Mo. He died Aug. 3, 1999...
Margaret Birkman (08/09/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Margaret M. Birkman, 78, of Advance died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 13, 1926, at Whitewater, daughter of George and Annie McCormick Kinder. She and William Birkman Jr. were married Aug. 17, 1944...
Margaret Birkman (08/08/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Margaret Birkman, 78, of Advance died Saturday Aug. 7, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arraignments are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
George Orr (08/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- George Allen Orr, 47, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at his home. He was born March 13, 1957, at Lepanto, Ark. He had been a truck driver for Breeden Enterprises for 18 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Morehouse. Surviveors include his parents, George W. ...
Albert Axelson (08/08/04)
Albert H. Axelson, 83, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 4, 1920, in Cairo, son of Emil and Fannie Schlamer Axelson. He married Dorothy Meredith. Axelson was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cairo...
Lancer Cassoutt (08/08/04)
Lancer W. Cassoutt, 30, of Williams, Ariz., died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, in Page, Ariz. He was born Jan. 19, 1974, in Cape Girardeau. He attended Cape Girardeau elementary schools and graduated from Central High School in 1993. Lancer enjoyed the outdoors and helping people. He was a junior volunteer at Saint Francis Medical Center and won the State Bell Volunteer Award in the junior division in 1991...
Laura Birk (08/08/04)
Laura Anna Voshage Birk, age 93, formerly of Jackson, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 10, 1911, in Kurreville, Mo., daughter of Albert and Bertha Grass Winkler. She married William Heider in 1930. He died in 1933. She then married Henry Voshage in 1937. He died in 1977. She and Martin Birk were married Sept.16, 1979, in Jackson. He passed away June 13, 1994...
Laura Birk (08/07/04)
Laura Anna Voshage Birk, 93, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit...
Lucille Springer (08/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lucille H. "Boots" Springer, 92, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 14, 1911, in Perryville, daughter of Wiley George and Mary Rosa Belle Skaggs Sandler. She and Oscar J. Springer were married Jan. 21, 1938. He died Sept. 21, 1966...
Rava Riddle (08/07/04)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Rava Lucille Riddle, 80, of Bernie died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Aug. 31, 1923, at Himmel, Mo., daughter of Dan and Ella Pritchett Bollinger. She and Alvis Russell Riddle were married Sept. 13, 1941, near Dexter, Mo. He died July 9, 1978...
Sue Bunch (08/07/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Sue Bunch, 67, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 8, 1936, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Walter G. and Mildred P. Burris Hill. She married Leon Bunch. Bunch was a member of Faith Assembly Church at Wolf Lake, Ill...
Benjamin Poff (08/07/04)
Benjamin E. Poff, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harold Floyd (08/07/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Harold R. Floyd, 77, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 11, 1927, in Benton, Mo., son of Ernest and Grace Dark Floyd. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of Operating Engineers Local 513...
Lena Barker (08/06/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Lena Mae Peppersack Butler Barker, 87, of Tamms died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 10, 1916, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Samuel and Mary Meisenheimer Sharp. She and Raymond L. Barker were married Nov. 16, 1979, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 18, 1996...
Earline Gaddy (08/06/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Earline Gaddy, 78, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 9, 1926, in Mississippi County, daughter of Milburn Davis and Opal Mae Childers Allen. She and Elmer Gaddy were married Dec. 1, 1945. He died Nov. 14, 1986...
Louis Bolden (08/06/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Louis Adam Bolden, 79, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1924, at Sikeston, son of Henry M. and Frances "Frannie" Rausch Bolden. He and Wanda Maxine Baker were married June 30, 1943, in Sikeston. She died May 23, 2003...
Hans Greiving (08/06/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Hans E. Greiving, 60, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 11, 1944, in Chicago Heights, Ill., son of Carl and Herminah Langhans Greiving. Greiving worked for Keystone Wire and Steel...
Melissa Robinson (08/06/04)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Melissa Christina "Missy" Robinson, 16, of Lilbourn died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, in an automobile accident near Benton, Mo. She was born June 15, 1988, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Peter Glenn and Martha Hampton Robinson. Robinson was a junior at Richland High School where she was an honor student, had played softball, was a junior high cheerleader, an officer of FTA and Library Club, member of FBLA, Beta Club, FCCLA, and Student Council. ...
Inas Young (08/06/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Inas Lavelle Young, 81, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 24, 1922, in Pocahontas, Ark., daughter of James and Ellen Hibbard O'Neal. She and Lyndell Young were married Aug. 15, 1949, in St. Louis...
Lowell Stephens (08/06/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lowell B. Stephens, 81, of Advance died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 19, 1922, at McGee, Mo., son of James and Leada Trafford Stephens. Lowell was a rural mail carrier 33 years in Advance, and a member of Advance Masonic Lodge...
Barbara Doublin (08/06/04)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Barbara Doublin, 79, of Puxico died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 2, 1924, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Seth and Carrie Farmer Overbey. She and Slick Doublin were married May 23, 1946. He died Dec. 30, 1973...
Sue Bunch (08/05/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Sue Bunch, 67, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Hileman Funeral home of Jonesboro.
Hans Greiving (08/05/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Hans Greiving, 60, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at the Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. A graveside service will follow at the Friendship Cemetery with the Rev. Dan Yeager officiating...
Catherine Buie (08/05/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Catherine T. Buie, 79, of Cairo died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 30, 1924, in Cairo, daughter of Horace and Ida Harris Tilford. Buie was a graduate of Shawnee College School of Nursing. She had been a licensed practical nurse at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was a member of Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church, American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries...
Ray Taylor Jr. (08/05/04)
Ray Taylor Jr., 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at Life Care Center. He was born May 9, 1924, in Mounds, Ill., son of Ray and Marie Walters Taylor Sr. He and Betty Tripp were married Oct. 3, 1946, in Mounds. Taylor was a member and representative of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen...
Carlyn Carron (08/05/04)
Carlyn Carron, 86, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 22, 1917, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Rufus and Cora Wills Reid. She and Landree J. Carron were married Dec. 25, 1936. He died May 20, 1970. Mrs. Carron was a 1935 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She was an inspector 30 years at Lenco Inc., retiring in 1987...
Maggie Spradling (08/04/04)
Maggie Spradling, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 21, 1922, at Matthews, Mo., daughter of Charles H. and Letha Irene Haney Spalding. She and Homer Spradling were married July 30, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 26, 2003...
Sandra Helms (08/04/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sandra Lynnette Helms, 58, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 12, 1945, at Sikeston, daughter of Dewey and Jewell Hicks Ramsey. She and William "Bill" Helms III were married March 6, 1992, in Sikeston...
Leona Hamel (08/04/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Leona Hamel, 97, of Marble Hill died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Bethalto Care Center. She was born May 28, 1907, in St. Louis, daughter of Peter and Anna Nelson, who died during the flu epidemic in 1917. Her grandparents, Henry and Anna Sieland of Glenallen, Mo., then adopted her. She and Ivan C. Hamel of East Alton, Ill., were married June 7, 1924...
Adolph Ludwig (08/04/04)
Adolph Gustav Charles Ludwig, 89, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 18, 1914, in Cape Girardeau County near Fruitland, son of Louis and Ida Tuschhoff Ludwig. He and Olga Henry were married May 30, 1942...
Dylan Polen (08/04/04)
A celebration for Dylan Joseph Polen, 21, of Jackson beginning his eternal life in Heaven, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Cape First Church in Cape Girardeau, where he was a member. The Rev. Gary Brothers will lead the celebration. The church will be open at 1 p.m. for friends to call...
Robert Humphrey (08/03/04)
HOMEWOOD, Ill. -- Robert "Bob" Earl Humphrey, 71, of Homewood, Ill., died Friday, July, 23, 2004, in Greenwood, Ind. He was born Feb. 17, 1933, near Mounds, Ill., son of Floyd Charles and Marie Jane McAllister Humphrey. After graduating from high school in 1952, he served in the U.S. Army for several years at Fort Hood, Texas...
Loretta Angel (08/03/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Loretta L. Angel, 83, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Feb. 6, 1921, in Ray Alton, Ky., daughter of Delanes and Rosella Whirledge Barks. She and Marion Washington Angel were married Feb. 18, 1939. He died May 1, 1999...
Sister Michaelette Seyer (08/03/04)
Chatawa, MISS. -- SISTER MICHAELETTE SEYER, 91, OF CHATAWA, DIED SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2004, AT ST. MARY OF THE PINES IN CHATAWA. SHE WAS BORN ALMA MARY MARCH 21, 1913, IN ADVANCE, MO., DAUGHTER OF PHILIP AND ALVINA SEYER. SEYER ENTERED THE CONVENT IN ST. LOUIS IN 1934, AND PROFESSED HER VOWS AS A SCHOOL SISTER OF NOTRE DAME IN 1937...
Ed Berry (08/03/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edward Henry "Ed" Berry Jr., 59, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Heber Springs, Ark. He was born May 9, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edward Henry and Gertrude Billings Berry. He and Fran Sizemore were married June 3, 1997, at Benton, Mo...
Dorothy Lizenbee (08/03/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dorothy Lizenbee, 80, of Advance died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at her home. She was born May 11, 1924, in Salem, Ark., daughter of John and Louisa Shirley Mask. She and Earl Lizenbee were married Oct. 7, 1940, in New Madrid, Mo. He died June 28, 1996...
Adolph Ludwig (08/03/04)
Adolph G. Ludwig, 89, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Heartland Health and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Fehr (08/03/04)
Doris Ruth Fehr, 76, of Scott City died Monday Aug. 2, 2004 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Fehr was born Aug. 17,1927 in St. Louis, the daughter of Ervin and Pauline Haas Buescher. She was a florist at the Town and Country Florist in Cape Girardeau and the Garden of Eden in Scott City. She was a member of the Evangelical United church of Christ in Cape Girardeau and the Hawthorne Garden Club...
Willman Petzoldt (08/03/04)
Willman R. Petzoldt, 72, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1931, in Pocahontas, Mo., son of Rudolph A. and Rosalie Kain Petzoldt. He and LaVerne Leimbach were married Jan. 26, 1957. She died April 11, 1985. He and Jettie Felty Holt were married Jan. 1, 1987...
Mollie Blumenberg (08/02/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Mollie Callie Blumenberg, 88, of East Prairie died Saturday, July 31, 2004, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 21, 1915, at Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of the late Harvey Lee and Loula Janie Crice Arington. She and Roy R. Blumenberg Sr. were married April 12, 1939...
Edward Barry (08/02/04)
SIKESTON Mo. -- Edward H. Barry, 59, of Sikeston died early Saturday, July 31, 2004, at the Baptist Health Hospital at Heber Springs, Ark. Blanchard Funeral Chapel of Sikeston is in charge of funeral arrangements.
Ford Barkett (08/02/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ford Barkett, 89, of Cairo died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1914, at Hickman, Ky., son of Wade and Rumzey Barkett. Barkett served as the Alexander County circuit clerk for three terms, for one term as county treasurer and assessor, and two terms as Cairo city commissioner. ...
David Thompson (08/02/04)
David Louis Thompson, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 19, 1938, at Charlotte Hall, Md., son of Joseph and Mary Hyde Thompson. Thompson was a retired flooring installer for Thompson Carpets. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a 5-year resident of Cape Girardeau, formerly living in Stone Mountain, Ga., where he was a member of the Elks Lodge...
Agnes Grebing (08/02/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Agnes I. Grebing, 94, of Altenburg died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 17, 1910, in Altenburg, daughter of Martin W. and Elizabeth Roth Schmidt. She and Bernhard Fischer were married April 19, 1936. He died July 10, 1936. On Oct. 1, 1955, she married William Hart. He died Jan. 23, 1975. On May 20, 1978, she married Charles Grebing. He died Oct. 20, 1995...
Geneva Dirden (08/02/04)
Geneva Margaret Dirden, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 16, 1912, at Whitewater, daughter of Louis and Mary Jane Hedge Rhodes. She and Elbert Dirden were married May 11, 1937, at Jackson. He preceded her in death March 10, 1989...
Geneva Dirden (08/01/04)
Geneva M. Dirden, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Heartland Care and Rehab Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Agnes Grebing (08/01/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Agnes I. Grebing, 94, of Altenburg died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 17, 1910, in Altenburg, daughter of Martin W. and Elizabeth Roth Schmidt. She and Bernhard Fischer were married April 19, 1936. He died July 10, 1936. On Oct. 1, 1955, she married William Hart. He died Jan. 23, 1975. On May 20, 1978, she married Charles Grebing. He died Oct. 20, 1995...
Ford Barkett (08/01/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ford Barkett, 89, of Cairo died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Oliver Schlimpert (08/01/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Oliver "Ollie" Schlimpert, 61, of Altenburg died Friday, July 30, 2004, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 9, 1942, in Altenburg, son of Oscar and Lorna Schmidt Schlimpert. He and Kathleen Zoellner were married Nov. 25, 1967, in Altenburg...
Samuel Alberson (08/01/04)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Samuel Alberson, 79, of Bell City died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Oct. 25, 1924, in Corning, Ark., son of Frank Alberson and Mary Jones Cooper. He and Charity Estella Griffin were married March 15, 1947...
Geneva Tucker (08/01/04)
BRANDON, Miss. -- Geneva King Tucker, 83, of Brandon died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at her home. She was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church in Pelahatchie, Miss. Survivors include a daughter, Odean Brown of Jackson; three sons, Gilbert Tucker of Cary, Miss., Lamar Tucker of Hopewell, Va., and Don Tucker of Pelahatchie; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren...
David Thompson (08/01/04)
David L. Thompson, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City is in charge of the arrangements.