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Obituaries from September 2004

Bertha Mayberry (09/30/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Bertha Mayberry, 104, of rural Jonesboro died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1899, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Albert and Adeline Bess Hinkle. She and William Mayberry were married April 7, 1918, in Union County, Ill. He preceded her in death Sept. 11, 1982...
Amos Robinson (09/30/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Amos Quinton Robinson, 85, of Oran died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 4, 1919, in Gastonia, N.C., son of Kelly Robinson. He and Wilma Fulton were married March 12, 1946, in Oran. Robinson was a former accountant with Northrop Corp. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Third Baptist Church in St. Louis...
Mary Carner (09/30/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Mary Frances Carner, 78, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at Red Bud Nursing Home in Red Bud, Ill. She was born Aug. 8, 1926, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Lloyd and Retta King Clutts. She and Cecil Carner were married March 31, 1978. He died April 21, 1992...
Lee Davis (09/30/04)
Lee Maxie Davis, 76, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at his home. He was born May 17, 1928, in Edina, Mo., son of Maxie and Mary Sens Davis. He married Jean Lindsey July 9, 1951, in Lawton, Okla. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean conflict...
Katheryn Rowell (09/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Katheryn Rowell, 92, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 3, 1912, in Mississippi, daughter of Fred Patrick and Lura Hubbard Rowell. Rowell was a teacher at Morehouse Elementary School in Morehouse, Mo., and then in the St. Louis School District before retiring...
Thelma Minton (09/30/04)
Thelma Inez Minton, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 9, 1913, in Shawnee, Okla., daughter of Harry and Edna Wiseman Lindsey. She and Leroy Minton were married Aug. 31, 1944. He died May 8, 1976...
Nell Underwood (09/30/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Nell Watkins Underwood, 76, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 20, 1928, in Calloway County, Ky., daughter of James Perry and Effie Ellen Peebles Morton. She and John Watkins were married Sept. 2, 1944. He died May 2, 1964. She later married Loyd D. Underwood June 29, 1974. He died May 21, 1999...
Nona Rister (09/30/04)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Nona Marie Rister, 60, of Marquand died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 24, 1943, in Santa Ana, Calif., daughter of Jack D. and Maxine Bacus Brookman. She married the Rev. M. Fred Rister Aug. 6, 1966, in Anaheim, Calif...
Jesse Brewer (09/30/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jesse S. Brewer, 94, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, in Perry County Nursing Home. He was born July 30, 1910, in Perry County, Mo., son of Lawrence and Roseann Reed Brewer. He and Iceal E. Mowry were married July 4, 1932. She died June 19, 2002...
Vera Yarbro (09/30/04)
Vera Lois Yarbro, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 31, 1914, in Miston, Tenn., daughter of Jim and Melissa Whitt May. She and Louis C. Yarbro were married Dec. 18, 1921, in Barbwire, Tenn. He died Oct. 16, 1963...
Jennings Haynes (09/30/04)
Jennings Bryan Haynes, 104, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Life Care Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1899, in New Madrid County, Mo., son of Charles and Louisa Keene Haynes. He and Lillie Moss were married Feb. 16, 1931, in New Madrid. She preceded him in death...
Bill Sparks (09/29/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Earl "Bill" Sparks, 78, of Sikeston died Sept. 27, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Jan. 13, 1926, in Lutherville, Ark., son of Samuel Harrison and Mary T. Belling Sparks. He and Jacquelyn C. Cain were married July 21, 1995, in Sikeston. She died May 18, 2003...
Amos Robinson (09/29/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Amos Q. Robinson, 85, of Oran died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton, Mo.
Mary Carner (09/29/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Mary Frances Carner, 78, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at Red Bud Nursing Home in Red Bud, Ill. Arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home at Tamms, Ill.
Angeline Zoll (09/29/04)
DUDLEY, Mo. -- Angeline Zoll, 83, of Dudley died Sept. 28, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born June 29, 1921, in Wappapello, Mo., daughter of Charles Louis and Ada Walker Adamson. She and Arthur Lloyd Zoll were married Sept. 29, 1940, in Rombauer, Mo. He died May 24, 1997...
Dorothy Glover (09/28/04)
Dorothy T. Glover, 77, of Cape Girardeau, died Sept. 24, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 13, 1927 at Peapack, N.J., daughter of Benjamin and Frieda Dufford Trebilcock. She married Edwin J. Glover on Feb. 23, 1949...
James Milam (09/28/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Arland "Kojak" Milam, 71, of Morley, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 7, 1933, in Benton, Mo., son of U.R. and Anna B. Mainard Milam. He married Sarah O'Neal on May 22, 1965, in Morley...
Kathleen Burns (09/28/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Funeral for Kathleen M. Burns, of Anna, was held Monday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, with Monsignor Dennis Schaefer officiating. Burial will be in Everett, Wash. Burns, 57, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna...
Ida Uthoff (09/28/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ida M. Daniels Uthoff, 89, of Charleston, died Sept. 25, 2004, at the home of a daughter in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She was born Feb. 16, 1915, in Advance, Mo., daughter of William and Flora Smith Daniels. She married Edward Homer Uthoff on June 2, 1951. He died on Feb. 25, 1990...
Hilda Vandeven (09/28/04)
Hilda Magalena Holzum Vandeven, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 26, 1909, in Leopold, Mo., daughter of Robert George and Hannah Marie Lenderink Holzum. She married Henry Charles Vandeven June 1, 1932 at Leopold. He died May 29, 1981...
Vivian Brown (09/28/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Vivian Brown, 82, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 11, 1921, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of Herman and Daisy Keith Baysinger. She married Jim Norton in March 1939. He died on Oct. 30, 1967. She then married Winford Brown on Aug. 13, 1979...
Kate Brown (09/28/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kate Smith Brown, 70, of Anna, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born July 4, 1934, at West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of Walter and Gemima Melton Beltz. She was married to Bobby Smith. He preceded her in death in 1997...
George Parker (09/28/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Funeral for George L. "Nig" Parker, 88, of East Prairie will be held at 10 a.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie with George White officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery. Parker died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston,Mo...
William Allison (09/28/04)
HAZEL GREEN, Ala. -- William "Bill" Lawson Allison, 84, of Hazel Green, Ala., died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004. He was born Aug. 30, 1920. He was a Navy submariner and veteran of World War II. He graduated from Lambuth College in Jackson, Tenn. He also received degrees from Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn., and the University of Missouri-Columbia. ...
Laurine Dost (09/28/04)
Laurine A. Dost, age 84, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She had been residing in the assisted living area of the Lutheran Home since April of 2002. She was born July 23, 1920, in the Tilsit community, daughter of Martin L. and Alma M. Siebert Best. She and Erwin E. Dost were married Sept. 2, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away Oct. 17, 2002...
Brenda Schniedermeyer (09/28/04)
Brenda K. Schniedermeyer, 50, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, due to complications from a brain aneurysm. She was born April 11, 1954, in Jerseyville, Ark., daughter of John and Edna Pence Mooneyhan. She and Paul Schniedermeyer were married Nov. 15, 1986...
Wilbur Becker (09/28/04)
Wilbur R. Becker, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at The Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 27, 1919. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ruby Kitrel (09/28/04)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Ruby Kitrel, 92, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter. She was born in Malden, Mo., April 9, 1912, daughter of John E. and Minnie Ola Roots Shelton. She was married to Ruben R. Kitrel on Oct. 13, 1929, in Malden. He died on Oct. 28, 1991...
Eula Jo Mason (09/28/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eula Jo Mason, 89, died Sept. 25, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born June 13, 1915, in Vanduser, Mo., daughter of Henry Belle Leigh Cline. She had worked at International Shoe Factory for many years. Survivors include two sons, John Mason of Jacksonville, Fla., and Ben Mason of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Jean Corbin of Burns, Tenn.; a twin sister, Lula Crotts of Highpoint N.C.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren...
Clarence Watkins (09/28/04)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Funeral for Clarence M. "Bill" Watkins of St. Louis was held Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at Concord Trinity Methodist Church in St. Louis. Burial was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Watkins died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004...
Carl Hubbs (09/26/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl A. Hubbs, 86, of Anna died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born on Nov. 17, 1917, at Anna, the son of William Walter and Annie Belle Johnson Hubbs. He married Mary Rendleman on Aug. 2, 1941. She died on Jan. 5, 2004...
Dwight Thomas (09/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dwight Thomas, 72, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 28, 1932, at Arbyrd, Mo., son of Emmett and Minnie Thomas. Thomas served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Nancy of Sikeston. ...
Gordon Willhoite (09/25/04)
Gordon L. Willhoite, 79, of Hillsboro, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004. Willhoite was formerly of Cape Girardeau and worked at Massey Ferguson Equipment Co. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Joan Willhoite of Hillsboro; two daughters, Penny Willhoite Staver of Harrisburg, Pa., Wendy Willhoite Franklin of St. Louis; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Smith Willhoite of Minneapolis, Minn.; and six grandchildren...
Grady Sappington (09/25/04)
MILLCREEK, Ill. -- Grady U. Sappington, 78, of Millcreek died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 1926, in Floyd, Ark., son of John Weston and Sarah Elizabeth Keith Sappington. He and Ruby Newton were married Jan. 29, 1958, in St. Louis...
Pauline Blaney (09/25/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Pauline Blaney, 85, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at her home. She was born June 18, 1919, in Murray, Ky., daughter of William Novis and Bessie Mae Hurt Wells. She and Edgar L. "Monk" Blaney were married March 7, 1935, in Metropolis, Ill. He died Feb. 26, 1994...
Rosemary Keene (09/25/04)
Rosemary Keene, 72, of Marblehead, Mass., died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, in Salem Hospital. She was born June 6, 1932, in Los Angeles, Calif., daughter of Rocco and Mary Haddad Basalone. Keene was a graduate of Ramona Catholic High School and Immaculate Heart College in California. She was a teacher in California, Japan and Germany before moving to Massachusetts...
Christine Cantrell (09/25/04)
Christine Mylinda Cantrell, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 29, 1921, at Hayti, Mo., daughter of William Walter and Grace Bell Terrett Brasher. She and Eugene Cantrell were married March 12, 1938, in Cape Girardeau...
Dr. Urban Kramer Jr. (09/25/04)
Dr. Urban L. Kramer Jr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at his home. He was born July 16, 1929, in Clinton, N.J., son of Urban Lewis and Helen Apgar Kramer. He and Marian Schlemeyer were married June 20, 1959, at Labadie, Mo. Kramer was a graduate of Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia, Mo., and the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine...
Howard Shelton (09/26/04)
Howard G. Shelton, 72, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Puxico, Mo., died on Thursday at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on March 19, 1932, at Malden, Mo. He lived in Puxico for many years. He was a member of Puxico VFW Post 7822, the First United Methodist Church in Puxico and the Lions Club...
Gary Hendrickson (09/26/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Gary W. Hendrickson, 50, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, in a motor vehicle accident 6 miles north of Delta. He was born Jan. 2, 1954, at Advance, Mo., son of Verlan "Bud" and Jane Simpkiss Hendrickson. He was self-employed and a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Billy Pittman (09/26/04)
Billy Wayne Pittman, 63, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 20, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Metford and Dorothy Bond Pittman. He and Beccie Sue McKeown were married May 31, 1964, at Spartanburg, S.C...
Opal Kelley (09/27/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Opal W. Kelley, 89, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at the Union County Hospital at Anna. She was born Sept. 10, 1915, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Julious and Ethel Lasley Hartline. She and Jack R. Cruse were married May 10, 1935. He died May 13, 1945. She and Truman O. Williams were married in 1975. He died in 1978. She and Edward J. Kelley were married in 1979. He died April 16, 2002...
Freddie Little (09/27/04)
CYPRESS, Ill. -- Freddie G. Little, 75, of Cypress died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at the Western Baptist Hospital at Paducah, Ky. He was born Jan. 1, 1929, at Cairo, Ill., son of Harlon and Dimple Taylor Little. Little was a plant manager for Ferguson Aluminum at Olmsted, Ill., and a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Kate Brown (09/27/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kate Brown, 70, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Memorial Hospital at Carbondale, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home at Anna.
Fred Ostendorf (09/27/04)
Fred Edward Ostendorf, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center due to a farming accident. He was born Oct. 11, 1917, in Cape Girardeau County, son of John and Cecilia Millering Ostendorf. He and Stella Kirchdoerfer were married Sept. 1, 1956, at Cape Girardeau. She died Nov. 28, 1965...
Ralph Hester (09/26/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Ralph Hester, 86, of Bloomfield died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Sept. 3, 1918, at Bloomfield, son of Charley L. and Eva Lena Stevens Hester. He and Erma Deloris Cooper were married March 17, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death Dec. 20, 1997...
Mabel Davenport (09/26/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mabel M. Davenport, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. The daughter of Sterling and Emma Crader Stroder, Mabel was born March 1, 1918, in the Hickory Grove community in Cape Girardeau County...
Morris Waller (09/26/04)
Chief Master Sgt. Morris Waller, 22, of Hayti, Mo., died Feb. 3, 1966, in the Quang Tri Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam. He was born Feb. 9, 1943, in Newport, Ark. Waller was a 1962 graduate of Hayti High School. He was a member of Hayti First Baptist Church...
Bernice Urhahn (09/26/04)
Bernice P. Urhahn, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 18, 1917, in Ancell, Mo., daughter of Otto and Adeline Hess Blattel. She and Ervin Urhahn were married Feb. 25, 1936, at Kelso, Mo. He died Nov. 24, 1985...
William Allison (09/26/04)
HAZEL GREEN, Ala. -- William "Bill" Lawson Allison, 84, of Hazel Green, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004. He was born Aug. 30, 1920. Allison was a Navy submariner veteran of World War II. He graduated from Lambuth College in Jackson, Tenn. ...
Grace Warren-Arnn (09/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Grace Warren-Arnn, 85, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Mo. She was born Feb. 8, 1919, in Choctaw County, Miss., daughter of Felix and Maude L. Ellis Cochran. Warren-Arnn was a former head designer at Bali Co. in New York City. She had lived in Sikeston since 1989...
Wilmer Leimer (09/24/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilmer H. Leimer, 84, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 26, 1920, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Theodore H. and Louise B. Pfeiffer Leimer. He and Lorene L. Bock were married June 8, 1957...
Pauline Blaney (09/24/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Pauline Blaney, 85, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at her home. Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home...
Charles Curtner (09/24/04)
Charles R. Curtner, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 27, 1920, in Sikeston, son of Clarence and Edith Shafer Curtner. He and Reva Noyes were married July 25, 1940, in Charleston, Mo...
Ray Morris (09/24/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ray Morris, 79, of Anna died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Iowa, son of Auther Ray and Margaret V. Morris. Morris was a former painter. Survivors include friends at City Care Center...
Johnilee Cowell (09/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Johnilee Cowell, 89, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Mo. She was born May 18, 1915, in LaMar, Ark., daughter of John and Cordia Blackburn Chronister. She married Lewis Cowell, who died June 13, 1963...
Pansy Ayers (09/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Pansy Ayers, 85, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Dec. 13, 1918, at Matthews, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Eva Denning Uthoff. She and Royce Ayers were married Jan. 10, 1938. The Ayers formerly owned and operated Midwest L.P. Gas Co. in Morehouse, Mo. She was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church...
Ed Ring (09/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edgar R. "Ed" Ring, 82, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Sikeston, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson. He was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Franklin, Ark., son of Earl Melvin and Nora Anderson Ring. He and Eloise Gilliland were married Feb. 14, 1942, in Charleston, Mo...
John Campbell (09/24/04)
John Marvin Campbell, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Sept. 26, 1910, in Jackson, son of John F. and Minnie W. Meyer Campbell. He and Elizabeth Friedrich were married Nov. 25, 1937. She died Feb. 17, 1967. He later married Mary Garner Richards Oct. 6, 1973...
Elda Isaac (09/24/04)
Elda N. Isaac, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 10, 1909, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Fred W. and Anna Brandes Schrader. She and Walter L. "Pop" Isaac were married March 17, 1929. He preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1982...
Loeta Helderman (09/24/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Loeta B. Helderman, 87, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Nov. 6, 1916, at Crump, Mo., daughter of Birt and Ethel McCoullough Brown. She and Woodrow A. Helderman were married Dec. 31, 1934, in Jackson. He died Jan. 21, 2001...
Mildred Kayser (09/23/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Mildred A. Kayser, 88, formerly of the Sedgewickville area, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Rosewood Care Center in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 10, 1915, at Sedgewickville, daughter of Edward and Annie Masters Friese. She and Thomas E. Kayser were married May 12, 1934, in Perryville, Mo. He died June 3, 1990...
Annie Edmonds (09/23/04)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Annie Mae Edmonds, 64, of Olmsted died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at her home. Friends may call at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy City Church of God in Christ in Cairo, with the Rev. James Bell officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery at Olmsted...
Walter Woods (09/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Walter B. Woods, 73, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1930, in Calera, Ala., to Willie and Velma Johnson Woods. He was a substitute teacher for the Bell City schools. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War...
Burt Rowe Jr. (09/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Burt H. Rowe Jr., 67, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at his home, of cancer. He was born April 15, 1937, in St. Louis, son of Burt Hilliard and Phoebe Carrie Schaper Rowe Sr. He and Anne Burgess were married March 25, 1959, in Fort Meyer, Va...
Dwight Thomas (09/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dwight Thomas, 72, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 28, 1932, at Arbyrd, Mo., son of Emmett and Minnie Thomas. Thomas was a graduate of Arkansas State University and received a master's degree in criminal justice from Nova University. He was a trooper with Missouri State Highway Patrol seven years, and served 20 years with the ATF U.S. Treasury Department. After retiring he started Intercon Investigative Service...
Jessie Lattimore (09/23/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jessie Lattimore, 57, of Cairo died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. today. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Fred Johnson Jr. officiating. Burial will be Monday at National Cemetery in Mound City, Ill...
Dr. Urban Kramer Jr. (09/23/04)
Dr. Urban L. Kramer Jr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Russell Campbell (09/23/04)
James Russell Campbell, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Fred and Dessie Runnells Campbell. He and Alvernia Wilkinson were married Jan. 24, 1952. She died Nov. 16, 1984...
Gladys Aubuchon (09/23/04)
Gladys M. Aubuchon, 84, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Jan. 29, 1920, at Neelys Landing, to Charles B. and Anna Keith Miller, delivered by her uncle, Dr. O.J. Miller. From the early years to her teens, Gladys was raised on the family's 500-acre farm, which is part of the site of Procter & Gamble. Mrs. Aubuchon sold the family farm in 1968 to create jobs and opportunities she told her son, Robert, on two or three occasions...
Doyle Carter (09/23/04)
Doyle Edward Carter, 73, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 25, 1930, at Zalma, Mo., son of Walter and Lela McCollister Carter. He and Shirley Crider were married Dec. 9, 1954, at Zalma. Doyle was a member of Berrong General Baptist Church near Zalma...
Margaret Schrenk (09/21/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret M. Schrenk, 90, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 5, 1914, in White City, Ill., daughter of George and Catherine Valent Polovich. She first married Robert G. Doll, who died Dec. 30, 1960. She later married John L. Schrenk Nov. 14, 1964, in Perryville...
Ruby Palmer (09/21/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Ruby C. Palmer, 75, of Bowling Green, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004. She was born April 21, 1929, in Crainville, Ill., daughter of Martin and Stella Spiller. She and Stanley P. Acklin were married Oct. 1, 1948, in Cobden. He died Dec. 15, 1994. She later married Thomas G. Palmer Feb. 22, 1998, in Wauchula, Fla...
Alma Valleroy (09/21/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma Marie Valleroy, 84, formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. She was born March 24, 1920, in Perry County, son of Victor and Bertha C. Moore. She and Edgar M. Valleroy were married March 27, 1937. He died Aug. 18, 1978...
Violetta McGee (09/21/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Violetta McGee, 89, of Sikeston died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born Dec. 16, 1914, in Golconda, Ill., daughter of Henry Orson and Carrie Pinetta Bonnell Anderson. McGee taught at Portageville and Marston, Mo., schools and retired from Sikeston School District where she taught third grade at Lee Hunter Elementary. She also served on the Southeast Missouri State University staff as a cooperating classroom teacher...
Glenn Masters (09/21/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Glenn Masters, 72, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 13, 1931, in McClure, Ill., son of Ellis A. and Julia Cundiff Masters. He and Helen Fern Lacquement were married May 8, 1950. She died in March 1978. He and Edith Rost Emerson were married July 22, 2000...
Johnie Prim (09/21/04)
BROSELEY, Mo. -- Johnie Harold Prim, 88, of Broseley died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 3, 1916, in Mounds, Ill., son of John and Gertrude Williams Prim. He and Dorothy Wilson were married Jan. 28, 1935, in Mounds. She died July 24, 1991...
Jason Schafer (09/21/04)
Jason Benjamin Schafer, 17, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, in a car accident near his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1987, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert J. "Bob" and Shirlene S. Barks Schafer. Schafer attended elementary school at Nell Holcomb, and was currently a senior at Jackson High School, where he played basketball. ...
Jacqueline Sample (09/21/04)
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Entered into eternal life Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, Jacqueline Carol Harris Sample of Charleston, beloved wife of the recently deceased George David Sample. Mrs. Sample was born in Richmond, Va., April 29, 1943, daughter of Bessie Chenault and Frederick Milner Harris Jr. ...
Elvera Thurman (09/21/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elvera M. Thurman, 85, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 13, 1919, in Perryville, daughter of Frank and Corine Chavaux Emmendorfer. She and Fred J. Thurman were married June 28, 1937. He died Aug. 19, 1969...
Jeremy Koenig (09/21/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jeremy R. Koenig, 23, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, from injuries received in an automobile accident Sept. 13 in Perry County. He was born June 11, 1981, in Perryville, son of Randy L. and Teresa "Terry" Bergman Koenig...
Irma Richards (09/22/04)
GREENBRIER, Mo. -- Irma Ashcraft Richards, 92, of Greenbrier died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Irma was born March 20, 1912, at Brownwood, Mo., daughter of Noah and Kitty Bratton Ashcraft. She and Otto Richards were married Nov. 25, 1939, at Brownwood. He preceded her in death Dec. 22, 1983...
Jason Schafer (09/22/04)
Jason Benjamin Schafer, 17, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, in a tragic car accident near his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1987, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert J. "Bob" and Shirlene S. Barks Schafer. Jason attended elementary school at Nell Holcomb, and was currently a senior at Jackson High School, where he played junior varsity basketball in ninth grade and had played on the varsity team since his sophomore year. ...
Sylvia Coopwood (09/22/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Sylvia "Ree Ree" Coopwood, 53, of Charleston died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born March 3, 1951, in Mound City, Ill., daughter of Alfreddie and Catherine Taylor Coopwood...
Mamie Heath (09/22/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mamie Lou "Mimi" Heath, 73, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 4, 1931, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of William C. and Lillie Skaggs Pope. Heath was a ward secretary at Missouri Delta Medical Center until retiring. She moved to Sikeston 22 years ago from East Prairie. She was a member of Dogwood United Methodist Church...
Virginia Traylor (09/22/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Virginia Traylor, 78, of Jonesboro died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 30, 1926, in Otwell, Ind., daughter of Auther and Marjorie Demotte Breidenbaugh. She and Randall Traylor were married March 5, 1948, in Otwell. He died Jan. 9, 1967...
Margery Street (09/22/04)
Margery C. Street, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 14, 1919, in Hyman, Mo., daughter of Henry Ried and Martha Anna Dunklin Woodside. She and Francis Edward "Bud" Street were married March 1, 1942, in Hernando, Miss...
Louise Glastetter (09/22/04)
Louise "Clara" Glastetter, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 21, 1916, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Joseph William and Rose Margaret Wiedefeld Backfisch. She and Michael Anton Litzler were married Nov. 22, 1938, at New Hamburg. He died March 23, 1942. She and Leon Glastetter were married May 17, 1947, at Benton, Mo. He died March 17, 1971...
Fred Howard Sr. (09/22/04)
Fred William "Uncle Bussey" Howard Sr., 67, of Summerville, S.C., died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston, S.C. He was born Dec. 5, 1936, in Craighead, Ark., son of Lonnie Fred and Lottie Cutright Howard. He attended schools in Craighead...
Geneva Wiggs (09/22/04)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Geneva Wiggs, 87, of Wolf Lake died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 14, 1917, near Ware, Ill., daughter of W.W. "Dick" and Fannie Verble David. She and Floyd W. "Cotton" Wiggs were married Sept. 26, 1936, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Martha Roberts (09/22/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Martha E. Roberts, 83, of Lombard, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at her home. She married William Roberts, who preceded her in death. Roberts had resided at Lombard 27 years. She previously lived in the Cairo area and was a sales clerk at a jewelry store in Cairo many years...
Gilbert Rundles (09/22/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Gilbert A. Rundles, 92, of Cairo died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. He was born March 11, 1912, in Sikeston, Mo., son of William and Annie Johnson Rundles. He married Ruby Rundles, who died in 1976. Rundles was a retired ironworker...
Lawana House (09/19/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lawana J. House, 72, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 22, 1932, in Perryville, daughter of Herbert and Clara Hoffstetter Sandler. She and Paul H. House were married Aug. 11, 1951...
Harry Casey (09/19/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Harry E. "Gene" Casey, 74, of Jonesboro died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Aug.2, 1930, in Tamms, Ill., son of Tom and Eula Van Zandt Casey. He and Mary Ruth Choate were married March 6, 1954, at Jonesboro...
Roy Gibson (09/19/04)
MAKANDA, Ill. -- Roy Gibson, 84, of Makanda, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at the home of his daughter. He was born Sept. 27, 1919, in Wayland, Ky., son of Joseph and Margaret Turner Gibson. He and Clarissa Pina Opal Mullins were married Feb. 18, 1946...
Zelma Ozment (09/19/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Zelma L. Ozment, 94, of Ullin, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born July 5, 1910, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of Sylvester Lance and Mary Alice Williams Lance. She and Roy Ozment were married July 8, 1926...
Helen Bird (09/19/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen K. Bird, 94, of Anna died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, in Vienna, Ill. She was born Nov. 12, 1909, in Mound City, Ill., daughter of William H. and Anna Brashere Reed. She and James Virgil Edwards were married in June 1928. He died in 1967. She later married John Sullivan and Lloyd Bird, who also proceeded her in death...
Morris Morehead (09/19/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Morris G. Morehead, 80, of Cairo died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 11, 1924, in Mound City, Ill., son of Otho and Alberta Smithy Morehead. He and Elyvon Morehead were married. She died July 2, 2004...
Danny Smith (09/19/04)
Daniel "Danny" Stephen Smith, 27, of Jacksonville, N.C., formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004. He was born Oct. 25, 1976, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Floyd and Suzanne Shaw Smith. He and Kim Southall were married Aug. 3, 2002. Smith was a staff sergeant with the U.S. Marines. He was employed as an airframe mechanic with Marine Helicopter Training Squadron 302, Marine Aircraft Group 29. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church...
Leone Crown (09/19/04)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Leone Crown, 79, of Pulaski died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Martin, Tenn., daughter of Charles and Goldie Moore McReynolds. She and David Crown were married Aug. 12, 1950. He died on Oct. 23, 2001...
Nelson McLain (09/19/04)
Nelson F. McLain, 39, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 5, 1965, in Cape Girardeau, son of John W. and Antoinette Whittaker McLain. McLain was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of Cape Central High School and a member of Red Star Baptist Church...
Walter Sitter (09/18/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Walter Fred Sitter, 81, of Anna died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at St. Joseph's Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born April 7, 1923, at Union County, Ill., son of Fred and Nellie Brown Sitter. He and Helen Marie Martin were married Sept. 7, 1944...
Danny Smith (09/18/04)
Daniel S. "Danny" Smith, 27, of Scott City died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, in an automobile accident in Jacksonville, N.C. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Bird (09/18/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen Kay Bird, 94, of Anna died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at Vienna, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Dennis Fraser (09/18/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dennis Fraser, 41, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 22, 1963, at Kennett, Mo., son of Tommy and Martha Northcutt Fraser Jr. Fraser was a graduate of Sikeston High School and a 1985 graduate of Memphis State University...
Mary Billingham (09/18/04)
Mary Margaret Billingham, 93, of St. Louis died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004. She was born Feb. 15, 1911, in Jackson, daughter of Silas and Mamie Bauer Crole. Billingham received a bachelor of science degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University, and did graduate work at Washington University, Webster College, Maryville University, and Denver College...
A.C. Mercier (09/18/04)
Former football and golf coach at the University of Missouri-Rolla, A.C. "Bud" Mercier, 68, of Rolla died of cancer Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004, at his home. He was born July 8, 1936, in St. Louis, son of L.A. and Virginia Mercier. He married the former Jane Burton...
Trula Mayfield (09/18/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Trula E. Mayfield, 80, of Sedgewickville died Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at Jackson Manor, where she had been a resident since May. She was born July 8, 1924, at Daisy, daughter of Ellis and Hannah Barks Seabaugh. She and Carl C. Mayfield were married July 11, 1942, in Jackson...
Anna Cannon (09/16/04)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Anna B. Cannon, 84, of Owensville, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born April 14, 1920, at Commerce, daughter of Garrett W. and Edna Gaither Marshall. She and Paul Wesley Cannon were married Sept. 26, 1943, at Benton, Mo. He died Dec. 24, 1987...
Anna Henderson (09/16/04)
Anna E. Henderson, 82, of Delta died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at her home. She was born July 18, 1922, south of Kennett, Mo., daughter of Luther Thomas and Veda Mae Burns Felker. She and Charles Allen Henderson were married Dec. 24, 1950, in Jackson...
Virgie Dillow (09/16/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Virgie Dillow, 83, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Ervin Karraker (09/16/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ervin E. Karraker, 84, of Anna died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1920, in Dongola, Ill., son of Otis and Fannie Beggs Karraker. He and Maribell Corzine were married in 1941. She died in 1958. He and Mary M. Hileman were married April 16, 1960...
Cecil E. Lape (09/16/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cecil E. Lape, 81, of Chaffee died at home Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004. Arrangements are pending with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Russell McNeely (09/15/04)
Allen Russell McNeely, 65, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 13, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, son of Guy and Estle Hawkins McNeely. He and Barbara Ann Nesta were married May 18, 1996, at Commerce, Mo...
Leona Boyd (09/15/04)
LICK CREEK, Ill. -- Leona Boyd, 98, of Lick Creek died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Oct. 31, 1905, in Buncombe, Ill., daughter of Willie and Ethel Manus Treece. She and Bon C. Boyd were married Feb. 3, 1926, at Lick Creek. He died Oct. 22, 1990...
Irene Gearing (09/15/04)
Irene Mary Gearing, 90, of Scott City died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 2, 1913, at Grays Point, Mo., daughter of Ira T. and Rosa Lee Butler Wright. She and Orville Estes "Sprad" Gearing were married Dec. 29, 1934. He died Feb. 4, 1980...
Anna Henderson (09/15/04)
Anna Ellen Henderson, 82, of Delta died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Brad Rew (09/15/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Brad Rew, 44, of St. Louis died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, in St. Louis. He was born May 5, 1960, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., son of Chuck Rew and Linda Sifford. Rew was a graduate of Tulsa High School in Tulsa, Okla. Survivors include his mother, Linda Sifford of Advance; his father, Chuck Rew of Kentucky; and a brother, Bruce Rew of Key Largo, Fla...
Mary Menz (09/15/04)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Mary M. Menz, 73, of New Hamburg died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, at her home. She was born April 30, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of Frank and Minnie Eftink Arnzen. She and Gilbert T. Menz were married June 29, 1957. Menz was a machine operator at Carter Carburetor in St. Louis and retired as main housekeeper at Howard Johnson in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Ann's Sodality and New Hamburg Senior Citizens...
Paul Presnell (09/15/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Paul Presnell, 72, of Patton died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 6, 1932, at Patton, son of Robert Edward and Callie Yount Presnell. He and Mildred I. Robinson were married Oct. 8, 1955...
Vesta Bollinger (09/15/04)
Vesta M. Bollinger, 74, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 9, 1930, at Millersville, daughter of Hubert F. and Dessie M. Seabaugh Hartle. She and E. Glen Bollinger were married Aug. 13, 1949, in Piggott, Ark...
Deanna Schott (09/15/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Deanna Schott, 35, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Union County Hospital. She was born Nov. 30, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leonard "Buzz" and Phyllis Campbell Bixby. She and David G. Schott were married Sept. 9, 1995, at Wolf Lake, Ill...
Garret Froemsdorf (09/15/04)
Garret Lee Froemsdorf, 17, of Waialua, Hawaii, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born July 12, 1987, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a senior at Waialua High and Intermediate School. He is survived by his parents, Bruce and Connie Froemsdorf; a sister, Amy of the home; paternal grandmother, Jewell Froemsdorf of Jackson; maternal grandparents, John and Marie Rose Moneyhun of Whitewater...
William Harrison (09/15/04)
William Winford "B.W." Harrison, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 2, 1910, at Salem, Mo., son of Abner and Ida R. Warden Harrison. He and Hazel Huhn, a graduate home economist, were married Oct. 19, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. She died Oct. 11, 1990...
Jon Fisher (09/15/04)
Jon Kent Fisher, 60, passed from this earth to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004. He was born Oct. 14, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elwood Vincent and Kathleen Barringer Fisher. For the past decade he had lived in Houston, Texas, where he most recently was the west district fine arts coordinator for the Houston Independent School District...
William Harrison (09/14/04)
William Winford "B.W." Harrison, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home
Bernice Mallard (09/14/04)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Bernice Mallard, 70, of Morley died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 1, 1933, at Benton, Mo., daughter of Cleo Richard and Trula Mae Dowdy Traw. She and Rolland Lee Mallard were married Jan. 13, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. He died June 24, 1988...
Lillian Cervantes (09/14/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lillian H. Cervantes, 82, of Cairo died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 19, 1921, in Obion County, Tenn., daughter of Sidney and Jesse Davidson Threlkeld. She first married W.E. Powell, and later married A.A. Cervantes...
Elnora Merritt (09/14/04)
Elnora Elizabeth "Blondie" Merritt, 76, of Solon Springs, Wis., died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 3, 1927, in Franklin County, Mo., daughter of Louis and Elizabeth Mueller Rishe. She and Daniel Merritt were married Feb. 20, 1946...
Ruth Rendleman (09/14/04)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Ruth Rose Rendleman, 99, of Carbondale died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Oak Grove Care and Rehab Center. She was born Aug. 11, 1905, in Union County, daughter of David and Ida Hess Rendleman. Rendleman was a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She was a retired state worker...
Russell McNeely (09/14/04)
Allen Russell McNeely, 65, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Vesta Bollinger (09/14/04)
Vesta M. Bollinger, 74, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 13, 2004 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Lawrence Kimball (09/14/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Lawrence Kimball, 77, of Olive Branch died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 16, 1926, in Linn County, Iowa, son of Donald and Amy Martinek Kimball. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., from 10:30 to 11 a.m. today...
Marie Muench (09/14/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marie Muench, 61, of Sikeston died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 3, 1942, in Maryland Point, Md., daughter of Benjamin Harrison and Olive Bell Wilson Greenwood. She and Carl J. Muench Jr. were married Oct. 16, 1964, in Washington, D.C...
Deanna Schott (09/14/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Deanna Schott, 35, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Union County Hospital. She was born Nov. 30, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leonard "Buzz" and Phyllis Campbell Bixby. She and David G. Schott were married Sept. 9, 1995, at Wolf Lake, Ill...
Pauline Crader (09/13/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pauline L. Crader, 82, of Imperial, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Fountainbleau Nursing Center at Festus, Mo. She was born Feb. 22, 1922, at Cadet, Mo., daughter of Ernest and Mattie Huskey West. She and Guy Tillman Crader were married in September 1948. He died Aug. 14, 1993...
James Crawford (09/13/04)
MAYFIELD, Ky. -- James P. "Jess" Crawford, 80, of Mayfield died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at the home of his son at Dexter, Mo. Crawford was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mayfield and a member of Mayfield Masonic Lodge 369. He was former building and housing director for the city of Mayfield and former Mayfield city councilman. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a former Mayfield High School football coach from 1952 to 1956...
Daisy White (09/13/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Daisy G. White, 93, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at City Care Center in Anna. She was born Oct. 1, 1910, un Union County, Ill., daughter of John and Minnie Elkins Pitts. She and Alva M. White were married Nov. 25, 1927, in Monroe, Mich. He died July 24, 1995...
Lawrence Kimball (09/13/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Lawrence Kimball, 77, of Olive Branch died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Saint Frances Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Deana Schott (09/13/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Deana Schott, 35, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Erma Harmon (09/13/04)
Erma E. Harmon, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 3, 1913, at Oriole, Mo., daughter of Charles G. and Amanda D. Schlimme Kassel. She and Amos J. Harmon were married Oct. 23, 1948, at Piggott, Ark. He died March 27, 2001...
Betty Ann Neely (09/13/04)
Elizabeth Slaughter Neely, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at Cape Girardeau. Betty Ann was born Jan. 15, 1935, in Kennett, Mo., daughter of Rudie and Margaret Blankenship Slaughter. She graduated from Senath, Mo., schools and attended the University of Missouri at Columbia...
Erma Harmon (09/12/04)
Erma Harmon, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Runnels (09/12/04)
Mildred Runnels, 85, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 13, 1918, in Millersville, daughter of Burette and Addie Robins Brown. She and Dealing "D.D." Runnels were married July 18, 1935, in Burfordville. He died May 5, 1997...
Carmon Anglin (09/12/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Carmon Anglin, 62, of Dongola died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1942, in Thebes, Ill., son of Elmer and Marie Bailey Anglin. He and Virginia Fox were married March 9, 1968. He was a member of Jesus Name Pentecostal Church in Tamms, Ill., and had worked at Cheek's Shell, American Limestone and Main Brothers in Karnak, Ill...
Alice Hesse (09/12/04)
Alice Louise Hesse, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 20, 1917, in Hannibal, Mo., daughter of Bert and Olive Erfurdt Teague. She and Albert C. Hesse were married Oct. 30, 1933, in St. Louis. He died Jan. 14, 1989...
Francis Long (09/12/04)
Francis Long, 70, of Burfordville died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born April 26, 1934, in Hurricane, Mo., son of the Rev. Jonas E. and Nancy Garland Long. He and Ruby V. Jaco were married Aug. 14, 1954, at Marble Hill, Mo...
Opal Grimes (09/12/04)
Opal M. Grimes, 79, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004 at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Dec. 8, 1924, in De Soto, Mo., daughter of Fred Joseph and Stacy Cathryn Woolford Pierce. She and Maxey L. Grimes were married Oct. 28, 1945, at St. Louis. He died May 2, 2004...
Fred Petitt (09/12/04)
Fred H. Petitt, 73, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 15, 1931, in Morehouse, Mo., son of Herman and Essie Myers Petitt. He and Lucille Fuentes were married May 23, 1981, in Los Angeles. She died March 8, 2002...
Ruth Niswonger (09/12/04)
Ruth A. Niswonger, 63, of Whitewater died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 23, 1940, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Maple and Blanche King Craft. She and Donald Niswonger were married July 16, 1960. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau and served on the kitchen committee, baptismal committee and the prayer team. ...
Mildred Runnels (09/11/04)
Mildred Runnels, 85, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Fred Petitt (09/11/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Fred H. Petitt, 73, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Audrella Kirby (09/11/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Audrella Kirby, 67, of East Prairie died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born June 24, 1937, at Dorena, Mo., daughter of Eddie Watson and Inar Davis Busby. She and Charles William Huff were married March 13, 1954. He died June 28, 1985. She later married John "Bo" Kirby Aug. 4, 1990...
Pauline Simpson (09/11/04)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Pauline N. Simpson, 76, of Kennett died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Atkins, Ark., daughter of Odis and Bertha Chesney Greer. She and Buford Simpson were married Sept. 1, 1956, in Piggott, Ark...
Warren Rodgers (09/11/04)
Warren D. Rodgers, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 12, 1949, in Belzoni, Miss., son of Adlean Rodgers and Sylvester O'Neal. Rodgers moved to Cape Girardeau in the 1970s. Survivors include two sons, Warren Rodgers Jr. ...
Denver Graham (09/11/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Denver E. Graham, 86, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 29, 1917, in Watts, Ark., son of J.J. and Danner Copeland Graham. He and Opal Geeham were married Dec. 10, 1966, at Morley, Mo. She died Feb. 16, 1990...
Rachel Woods (09/11/04)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Rachel J. Woods, 83, of Morley died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Jan. 15, 1921, in Rector, Ark., daughter of Charley Allen and Mary Mae Hause Woods. Woods worked at International Hat Co. in Oran, Mo., and also farmed. She formerly attended Morley Baptist Church...
Larry Pool (09/11/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Larry C. Pool, 68, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Sikeston, son of William Clyde and Lela May Noyes Pool. Pool served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict...
Robert Green Jr. (09/11/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Robert Earl Green Jr., 84, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at John J. Pershing Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Nov. 28, 1919, in Malden, Mo., son of Robert Earl and Grace Blades Green Sr. He and Jane Painter were married March 12, 1947...
Jennifer Counts (09/11/04)
Jennifer Marie Counts, 19, of Napoleon, Ohio, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, in Napoleon, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born April 22, 1985, in St. Charles, Mo., daughter of Charles David and Karen Alice Humphrey Counts. Jennifer had worked the past 18 months at Alex Products Inc. in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio...
LaWanda Bowen (09/10/04)
BURFORDVILLE -- LaWanda G. Bowen, 48, of Burfordville died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 at her home. She was born Aug. 2, 1956 in Hayti, Mo., daughter of Alvin and Florence Boyer Gooch. She married Thomas "Tom" Bowen Nov. 3, 1989. He survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Mindy Allison of Indianapolis, Ind., and Erica Gianesin of Burfordville; two sons, Donnie Gianesin of Jackson and Joshua Bowen of Burfordville; her mother, Florence Gooch of Whitewater; four grandchildren; two brothers, Johnny Gooch of Crump, Gene Gooch of Westfield, Ind.; six sisters, Rose Quinn of Gordonville, Barbara May of Cape Girardeau, Shirley Musgrave of Portageville, Mo., Margaret Love of Whitewater, Carolyn Lawrence of Deport, Texas, and Alice Burton of Birchtree, Mo.. ...
Tony Farmer (09/10/04)
Tony L. Farmer, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1938, at Kennett, Mo., son of Earl and Gladys McKinney Farmer. Farmer served three months in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of Eagles Aerie 3775...
Marie James (09/10/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Marie Emily James, 79, of Glenallen died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 19, 1924, in St. Louis, daughter of Arthur Christopher Adam and Elizabeth Kinchler Schloer. She and Frederick James were married Feb. 2, 1946. He died March 17, 1979...
Virginia Lingle (09/10/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Virginia Lingle, 84, of Dongola died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 4, 1920, in Wilmington, N.C., daughter of Francis and Emma Jane Skipper Jacobs. She and Glenn Lingle were married Oct. 19, 1945. He died June 22, 2002...
Grace Hunter (09/10/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Grace M. Hunter, 100, of Cobden died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born March 22, 1904, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of Harvey L. and Nellie E. Carter Hunter. Hunter worked at the Cobden Post Office several years. She was a member of First Baptist Church...
Joann Mirly (09/10/04)
Joann K. Dahme Mirly, 60, asleep in Jesus Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004. Beloved wife of the Rev. Ray G. Mirly of St. Louis County; loving mother of Dawn (Charles) Weinstock of Kirkwood, Mo., and Todd (Ksenia) Mirly of St. Louis County; dearest grandmother of Daniel and Joseph Weinstock and Nathaniel Mirly; dear sister of Arlowyn Boelkelheide of Aberdeen, S.D., Myrna Swanson of Brainerd, Minn., Alan Dahme of Mina, S.D., the late Doris Dahme and Yvonne Schroeder; dear daughter-in-law of Charlotte (Wilbert) Tiedt of Cape Girardeau and the late Raymond Mirly; dear sister-in-law, aunt, niece, cousin, and friend of many.. ...
John Freeze Jr. (09/10/04)
John Henry Freeze Jr., 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born March 22, 1923, at Benton, Mo., son of John Henry and Minnie C. Burger Freeze. He and Patricia Chappue were married Nov. 28, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. She died in January 1987. He and Marcella Steinbecker were married Jan. 18, 1992, at Sereno, Mo...
Harry Palmer (09/09/04)
Harry Howard "Pat" Palmer, 76, of Stone Park, Ill., died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at Oak Park Health Care Center in Oak Park, Ill. He was born Feb. 19, 1928, son of Harry O. and Mary Alma Palmer. He married Peggy Robinson. Survivors include his wife; a son, Rodney Palmer of Carol Stream, Ill.; three daughters, Rhonda Lang of Des Plaines, Ill., Donna Anderson and Renee Buffo of Melrose Park, Ill.; a sister, Barbara Baker of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Denny Palmer of Doniphan, Mo.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Faith Hood (09/09/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Faith Lynn Hood died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born the same day. Survivors include her parents, James and Crystal Hood of Perryville; two sisters, Hannah and Lydia Hood of the home; maternal grandparents, Daniel and Patricia Williams of Perryville; paternal grandmother, Virginia Cashion of Biehle, Mo.; and paternal great-grandmother, Carrie Burnett of Sumpter, S.C...
Jessie Richardson (09/09/04)
Jessie Richardson, 86, of Whitewater died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Nursing Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 16, 1917, at Crump, daughter of Sidney and Ezra Proffer Rhodes. She and Waldo Richardson were married Sept. 16, 1940. He died Oct. 19, 1997...
George Heilig (09/09/04)
George Charles "Chuck" Heilig, 65, of Niagara, Wis., died peacefully in his sleep at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, surrounded by his wife and children. He was born Aug. 5, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Willie Heilig. Chuck is survived by his loving wife Fay; three children, Charles (Flo), John (Edi), Penny (Pat) Havard; a stepson, Will Burke; grandchildren, Frankie, Spencer and Alisa, children of John and Edi; Austin and Dylan, sons of Penny Heilig and Patrick Havard; and Paige Burke, daughter of Will.. ...
Irene Hall (09/08/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Irene Hall, 74, of Cairo, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born April 25, 1930, in St. Louis, daughter of John and Ida Johnson. She lived in Cairo for more than 30 years. She was a member of Christ Temple Church of God in Christ in Cairo...
Ruby Popp (09/08/04)
Ruby Erna Popp, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 23, 1932, at Frohna, Mo., daughter of Anton and Esther Mueller Petzoldt. She and Eugene Popp were married Feb. 6, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 6, 2004...
Nadine Sams (09/08/04)
Nadine B. Sams, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 13, 1928, in Cates, Ind., daughter of Billy and Lela Babb. She and John L. Sams were married Nov. 27, 1971, in Mattoon, Ill. He died June 6, 1997...
Eugene Popp (09/08/04)
Eugene Gilbert Popp, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 2, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Walter and Dorena Reimann Popp. He and Ruby Erna Petzoldt were married Feb. 6, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. She died Sept. 5, 2004...
Mary Bradshaw (09/08/04)
Mary Belle Bradshaw, 72, of Whitewater died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Feb. 17, 1932, daughter of Henry and Ethel Stephens Mouser. She and Jesse R. Bradshaw were married May 11, 1958, at Marquand, Mo...
Mabel Robards (09/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mabel Irene Robards, 76, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1927, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of David Cornelious and Willie Zella McGregor Childress. She and U.L. Robards were married Jan. 25, 1950. He died Dec. 25, 1977...
Rochester Armstrong (09/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rochester Armstrong, 66, of Sikeston died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Armstrong was born March 11, 1938, in rural Charleston, Mo., son of Rufus and Jessie Coleman Armstrong. Survivors include his wife, Annie Orr Armstrong of Sikeston; nine sons, Richard Lawrence, Freddie Davis, Roy C. ...
Alta Hyde (09/08/04)
MINER, Mo. -- Alta Hyde, 85, of Miner died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1919, in Fayette County, Ala., daughter of Charlie and Ethel Cox Garner. She and Tommy Hyde were married Nov. 11, 1934. He died Oct. 2, 1982. Hyde was a member of Parker Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church...
Nancy Sorrels (09/07/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nancy Davis Sorrels, 78, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004. She was born Feb. 3, 1926, at Anna, the daughter of Ora and Clella Davis Davis. She and Bill Sorrels were married Sept. 9, 1945, at Anna. He died Aug. 18, 1989. Survivors include four daughters, Cindy Swope and Mindy Carter, both of Anna, Cecelia Hodges of Gatesville, Texas, and Nan Ginsburg of Makanda, Ill.; a brother, Jim Davis of Anna; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Helen Liley (09/07/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Helen Louise Liley, 81, of St. Louis, formerly of Marble Hill, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at Brookview Nursing Home in Maryland Heights, Mo. She was born April 23, 1923, in Stanton, Texas, daughter of John and Lucille Richards Phillips. She and James A. Liley Jr. were married Aug. 16, 1944...
Steven Cain (09/07/04)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Steven Michael Cain, 54, of Wolf Lake died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004, east of Anna, Ill. He was born Sept. 13, 1949, in Tuscola, Ill., son of Clifford Dean and Clara Louise Peddycourt Cain. He attended Anna Heights Baptist Church and was a member of Anna Moose Lodge 1346...
Donald Chappius (09/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donald J. Chappius, 53, of Perryville, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004, at his home. He was born June 28, 1951, at Perryville, the son of John Vincent and Elsie Marie Ernst Chappius. He and Rebecca G. McDowell were married Dec. 30, 1977. She died Sept. 12, 1997...
Eugene Popp (09/07/04)
Eugene Popp, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Juanita Miser (09/07/04)
Juanita Miser, 29, of the Cape Girardeau area died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at Parkland Hospital in Farmington, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Nadine Sams (09/07/04)
Nadine B. Sams, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ruby Popp (09/07/04)
Ruby Erna Popp, 72, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Earl J. Hayes Jr. (09/07/04)
Earl J. Hayes Jr. of Marked Tree, Ark., died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Lepanto, Ark., son of Earl J. and Lillie Trucks Hayes Sr. He first married Colon B. Williams, and later married Mary B. Richardson Smith...
Earl Hayes (09/05/04)
Earl Hayes, 77, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Warren Rodgers (09/05/04)
Warren D. Rodgers, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Bertha Thurman (09/05/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Bertha A. Thurman, 85, of Charleston died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004, at Bertrand Nursing Center. She was born April 11, 1919, in Loretta, Tenn., son of John Daniel and Kizzie Comer Littrell. She and Boydie Thurman were married Sept. 22, 1938. He died Sept. 24, 1988...
Rosalia Elfrink (09/05/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Rosalia G. "Rosie" Elfrink, 75, of Belleville, Ill., died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Rosewood Care Center in Swansea, Ill. She was born June 12, 1929, at Leopold, daughter of Martin P. and Hannah Vandeven Tenholder. She and Isidore "Ick" Elfrink were married June 30, 1948. He died Dec. 29, 1999...
Marcus Seyer (09/05/04)
Marcus L. "Pickle" Seyer, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 20, 1920, in Kelso, Mo., later moving with his family to Cape Girardeau. He was the son of Ferdinand and Helen Glueck Seyer, both deceased. He and Margaret Stehr were married Sept. 30, 1947, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau...
Eugene Fodge (09/05/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Eugene Fodge, 79, of Benton died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004, at home. He was born Dec. 6, 1924, in Lilbourn, Mo., son of John D. and Gertrude Frances Carson Fodge. He and Helen Marie Helms were married Aug. 28, 1945, at Piggott, Ark. Fodge was a self-employed farmer. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He belonged to the VFW Post 5368 in Morley, Mo., and the Disabled American Veterans...
Nola Greer (09/04/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Nola Mae Greer, 69, of Cairo died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at her home. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Emma DeWitt (09/04/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Emma J. "Emmy" DeWitt, 94, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 9, 1909, at Bement, Mo., daughter of Joseph H. and Lydia E. Ward Tate. She and James Howard DeWitt were married Aug. 15, 1926, at Bertrand, Mo. He died Oct. 12, 1992...
Marcus Seyer (09/04/04)
Marcus Louis "Pickle" Seyer, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Michael Brown (09/04/04)
Michael D. "Brownie" Brown, 59, of Jackson died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Brown was the son of Clarence and Beatrice Gaudet Brown. He was employed at Farrow Fabricating. He was formerly employed with Wiser Warehouse and Gator Products, both in Springfield, Mo...
Gary Cook (09/04/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gary Dewayne Cook, 53, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born May 11, 1951, near Marble Hill, son of Wilma D. Cook. Cook was a former sawmill worker. Survivors include a son, Jerry Cook of Cape Girardeau; his father, Pete Welker of Marble Hill; three brothers, Rickey Welker of Marble Hill, Donald Welker of Dexter, Mo., Leon Welker of Paducah, Ky.; three sisters, Kathy Sullivan of Greenville, Mo., Catherine Bollinger of Patton, Mo., Eyvon Cook of Marble Hill; and a grandson.. ...
Harry Tolar Jr. (09/04/04)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Harry Tolar Jr., 79, of Pulaski died at 4 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 2004, at his home. Mr. Tolar was born Nov. 21, 1924, in Cairo, Ill., the son of Mary (Walsh) and Harry Tolar Sr. Mr. Tolar was a World War II veteran serving with the U.S. Army's 1st Division in the European Theater for which he received the Purple Heart...
George Popp (09/04/04)
George Hammett Popp, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 2, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, son of John W. and Irene E. Henderson Popp. George was a graduate of Central High School and started in the family business in 1972. He was with Georgell Investments until 2002 and then started Union Construction Co. Due to failing health, he was confined to a wheelchair the past three years. He was a member of Cape First Church...
Nelson Eaker (09/03/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Nelson Eaker, 89, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born Nov. 10, 1914, at Marble Hill, son of Albert and Della Shell Eaker. Eaker was a farmer. He was a veteran of World War II and was awarded four Bronze Stars...
Melba Thurston (09/03/04)
Melba Thurston, 85, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 20, 1918, in Bernie, Mo., daughter of Richard and Effie Adeline Jeris McCamish. She and H.A. Walker were married in 1933. She later married C.E. "Red" Thurston July 12, 1964, at Bernie. He died March 6, 1981...
William Schmidt (09/03/04)
William R. Schmidt, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau. He was born June 30, 1922, in Missouri, son of Frank Schmidt. He and Eula Fish were married Aug. 31, 1957, in St. Louis. Schmidt retired as a steel worker with Step Brother Co. in St. Louis...
Russell Brown (09/03/04)
Russell D. Brown, 78, of Millersville died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 15, 1926, in St. Louis, son of Coda and June Lane Brown. He and Eula Camren were married Sept. 7, 1947. Brown had farmed near Millersville since 1948. He worked at the former International Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau, and retired from Lenco Manufacturing in Jackson in 1990. He was a member of First Baptist Church at Millersville...
George Popp (09/03/04)
George Hammett Popp, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 2, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, son of John W. and Irene E. Henderson Popp. George was a graduate of Central High School and started in the family business in 1972. He was with Georgell Investments until 2002 and then started Union Construction Co. Due to failing health, he was confined to a wheelchair the past three years. He was a member of Cape First Church...
Russell Brown (09/02/04)
Russell D. Brown, 78, of Millersville died Wednesday Sept. 1, 2004, at his home. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Luke Thrasher (09/02/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Luke Lawrence Thrasher, newborn son of Mark and Jody Lawrence Thrasher of Olive Branch died at 4:54 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Luke is survived by his parents; grandparents, Danny and Penny Lawrence of Crocker, Mo., and Mick and Sharon Thrasher of St. ...
Arthur Davis (09/02/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Arthur E. Davis, 83, of East Prairie died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Oct. 10, 1920, in Hickman, Ky., son of Arthur Elmer and Fannie Belle Weatherspoon Davis. He and Martha Furgerson were married Feb. 11, 1939, in Charleston, Mo...
Lewis Lovell (09/02/04)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Lewis "Chub" Lovell, 81, of McClure died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at his home. He was born April 14, 1923, in McClure, son of Clyde Eugene and Minnie Iona Burchyett Lovell. He and Sally Jane Johnson were married Aug. 21, 1964, in Cape Girardeau...
Muriel Frazier (09/02/04)
Muriel C. Frazier, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 25, 1913, in St. Louis, daughter of the Rev. John M. and Pearl Crosswhite. She and Hollis J. Frazier were married Nov. 5, 1942. He died Feb. 9, 1993...
Audra Clark (09/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Audra Greene Clark, 84, formerly of Sikeston and Matthews, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, in Hot Springs, Ark. She was born April 24, 1920, at St. Mary, Mo., daughter of D.A. and Hazel Greene. She married Arbie C. Clark, who preceded her in death...
Bob Goodman (09/02/04)
James Robert "Bob" Goodman, 74, of Scott City died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1930, at Fornfelt, son of E.L. "Hap" and Ethel Young Goodman. He and Jean Anne Darby were married Feb. 16, 1951. Mr. Goodman owned and operated Goodman Lumber Co. from 1963 to 1979. He also owned and operated J.R. Goodman Trucking Co...
Dorothy Rowland (09/02/04)
Dorothy Rowland, 82, of Dayton, Ohio, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, in a hospice facility in Ohio. She was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Arthur and Bertha Vasterling Fuhrmann. She and Roe Dell Rowland were married Oct. 20, 1945. Rowland was a graduate of Central High School and received a certificate for teaching and in library science from Southeast Missouri State University...
Muriel Frazier (09/01/04)
Muriel C. Frazier, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City.
Roberta Robinson (09/01/04)
Roberta Evelyn Robinson, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 19, 1927, the fifth of eight daughters of Alvin and Elsie Graden Grossheider of Gordonville. Roberta married Martin Robinson of Cape Girardeau June 6, 1953, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
Brenda Preston (09/01/04)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Brenda J. Preston, 51, of St. Mary died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1952, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of John O. "Joe" and Georgia L. Miller Adams Jr. She and Darrell L. Preston were married Aug. 7, 1976...
Opal Coakley (09/01/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Opal Coakley, 91, of Chaffee died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born March 22, 1913, at Wyatt, Mo., daughter of James and Nanny Smith Stringfellow. She and Raymond B. Coakley were married March 27, 1948. He died July 12, 1992...
Kathleen Jackson (09/01/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Kathleen Jackson, 87, of Oran died Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 7, 1917, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Chris and Lizzie Bishop Hollingsworth. She and Verlin Jackson were married July 21, 1937. He died Oct. 18, 1990...