[SeMissourian.com] Mostly Cloudy ~ 74°F  
River stage: 18.76 ft. Falling
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

Obituaries from October 2004

Clayton Finn (10/31/04)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Clayton "Huck" Finn, 84, of Fredericktown died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at Stockhoff Nursing Home in Fredericktown. He was born on Feb. 4, 1920, at St. James, Mo., son of John Richard and Anna R. Matlock Finn. He and Ruth Roark were married in 1945. She died in 1989. He and Clarice Faye Laplant were married Dec. 24, 1985. She died Dec. 17, 2002...
Marjorie Kirkpatrick (10/31/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Marjorie Kathryn Suter Kirkpatrick of Benton died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at Ratcliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 19, 1912, in Diehlstadt, Mo., daughter of Willis and Ida Sanders Suter. She was the eldest of seven children. She and Otto Francis Kirkpatrick were married Dec. 19, 1930, at Charleston, Mo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1986...
Dorothy Seyer (10/31/04)
Dorothy Margaret Seyer, 82, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 30, 1922, at Cape Girardeau, to of Ferdinand and Louise Roth Schaefer. Shortly after her birth, her mother passed away and she was raised by her father and stepmother, Mary Schaefer. She and Lawrence Seyer were married Feb. 12, 1947. He died Nov. 13, 1974...
Tom Mayberry (10/31/04)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Tom Mayberry, 53, of Sturdivant died Saturday, Oct. 29 2004, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St.Louis. He was born Oct. 3, 1951, in Sturdivant, son of Raymond and Polly Hahn Mayberry. He and Karen Beal were married Sept. 7, 1985, at Advance, Mo...
Lillian Rogers (10/31/04)
Lillian Rogers, 81, of Scott City died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Lee Toler (10/31/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- C. Lee Toler, 37, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born April 22, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles Monroe and Clara Mae Pigg Toler. He and Carla Brewer were married June 5, 1999...
Evelyn Haertling (10/29/04)
Evelyn Haertling, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Dodd (10/29/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Dorothy Lucille Dodd, 95, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill. She was born July 19, 1909, at Jonesboro, daughter of Charles L. and Lora Musselman Axley. She and Enos H. Dodd were married Dec. 15, 1925, in Benton, Ill. He died Jan. 22, 1978...
William Mowell (10/29/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- William "Bill" Mowell, 89, of Anna died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at Union County Hospital. He was born Aug. 14, 1915, in Cairo, Ill., son of Ame and Augusta Slimer Mowell. He and Zelma Lentz were married Aug. 15, 1934. She died July 1, 1991...
Viola Kirkpatrick (10/29/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Viola G. Kirkpatrick, 88, of Glenallen died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, at Stockhoff Nursing Home in Fredericktown, Mo. She was born Sept. 27, 1916, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Jerome and Blanche V. Pair Slinkard. She married Joe Kirkpatrick, who preceded her in death...
Jerry Long (10/29/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jerry Don Long, 62, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 9, 1942, at Marble Hill, son of the Rev. Florence William and Alma Marie Welker Long. Long worked at his father's sawmill until he became disabled...
Elizabeth Hill (10/29/04)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Elizabeth Hill, 76, of Olmsted died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, at her home. She was born May 5, 1928, in Samoth, Ill., daughter of Charley and Junita Moll Jones. Hill retired as a quality control technician at Southern Clay Inc. She attended Caledonia Baptist Church...
Leona Mehls (10/29/04)
Leona S. Mehls, 96, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 9, 1908, in Smyrna, Tenn., daughter of Thomas and Cora Covington Stone. She and William H. Little were married in 1925. He died in 1962. She later married E.W. Mehls in 1974, who died in 1990...
Alvin Hoskin (10/30/04)
Alvin William Hoskin, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 3, 1918, at Fort Scott, Kan., son of Alvin Monroe and Christina Blake Hoskin. He and Eileen Davied were married Dec. 30, 1939, in Springfield, Mo...
Evelyn Haertling (10/30/04)
Evelyn M. Haertling, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 19, 1917, at New Wells, daughter of Otto and Flora Koenig Meyr. She and Melvin Haertling were married Oct. 10, 1940. He died July 26, 2001...
Dale Kirkpatrick (10/30/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Dale Kirkpatrick, 68, of Doniphan, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 24, 1936, at Grassy, Mo., son of William Joseph and Zola Marie Newell Kirkpatrick. He and Betty Cobb were married in 1955. He later married Betty Hudson Smith June 23, 1999...
Lou Peters (10/30/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lou Ella Peters, 73, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 17, 1931, at LaValle, Mo., daughter of John and Francis Garner Trammell. She and John Peters were married July 21, 1946, at Zalma, Mo. He died Sept. 3, 1987...
Linda Morgan (10/30/04)
Linda Lou Morgan, 63, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 10, 1941, at Dixon, Mo., daughter of Otis and Hilda Box Pendleton. She and Frank Donald Morgan were married June 19, 1962, in St. Louis. He died Aug. 25, 1993...
Dorothy Seyer (10/30/04)
Dorothy Seyer of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are pending with Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Elizabeth Elliott (10/30/04)
Elizabeth J. "Betty" Elliott, 77, of Burnt Prairie, Ill., passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. She was born April 11, 1927, in Carmi, Ill., daughter of Enola Gabel. She and Ivan Elliott were married Oct. 15, 1949...
Curt Meinz (10/28/04)
Curt J. Meinz, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 12, 1920, at Altenburg, Mo., son of Alfred C. and Theresa Hunt Meinz. He and Wilma E. Mangels were married Dec. 5, 1943. She died March 2, 2003...
John Martin (10/28/04)
John Stewart Benjamin "Papa" Martin III, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 14, 1940, in Pittsburgh, Pa., son of John Stewart and Helen Baker Martin. He married Zoia Ava Watkins. Martin moved to Cape Girardeau in 1978, and was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church. He was formerly of Pulaski, Ill...
Leonard Bridges (10/28/04)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Leonard Ferrin Bridges, 77, of Tamms died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1927, in Elco, Ill., son of Clarence Edward and Ruby Marie West Bridges. He and Wilma Dodd were married at Tamms. Bridges was a retired truck driver and had worked for Roadway, Midwest Haulers, Sam Tanksley and Ohio Pacific. He was a member and trustee of Elco Baptist Church and member of Pulaski County VFW Post 8891 of Mounds, Ill...
Emigean Thomas (10/28/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Myra Emigean Thomas, 86, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Feb. 20, 1918, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Walter C. and Esther Bollinger Gray. She and Fred Leon Thomas were married May 30, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
Cleo Bain (10/28/04)
Cleo Neville "Ick" Bain, 95, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 3, 1909, in Advance, Mo., son of Jessie Cleveland and Mary Francis "Fanny" Thorpe Bain. He and Audrey Rama Benner were married Oct. 26, 1942, in St. Louis. She died Nov. 25, 1997...
Gary Moore (10/28/04)
Gary Losin Moore, 52, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Freedom Home in Indianapolis. He was born June 2, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph Losin and Vera Geneva Simmons Moore. Moore served in the U.S. Navy from Nov. 26, 1969, to Oct. 13, 1971...
Cleo Bain (10/27/04)
Cleo N. "Ick" Bain, 95, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Gary Moore (10/27/04)
Gary Losin Moore, 52, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at his home. He is formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Patrick Connell (10/27/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Patrick Connell, 49, of Kampsville, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 17, 1955, in Carbondale, Ill., son of William Vernon and Bessie Coleman Connell. He was formerly of Mounds...
Richard Shoulders (10/27/04)
FLAG CAIRO, Ill. -- Richard "Mick" Shoulders, 83, of Collinsville, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at Our Lady of the Snows Nursing Home in Belleville, Ill. He was formerly of Cairo. He was born Aug. 27, 1921, in East St. Louis, Ill., son of Richard and Elizabeth Lohmann Shoulders...
Edward Butler (10/27/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Edward H. Butler, 61, of Sandoval, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Ill. He was born July 6, 1943, in Millcreek, Ill., son of Elmer and Ethel O. Engleman Butler. Survivors include two sons, Edward Butler of Alabaster, Ala., Fred Butler of Hillsboro, Ill.; a daughter, Bobbi Overby of Waterloo, Ill.; his mother of Jonesboro; a brother, Wayne Butler of Dongola, Ill.; a sister, Elsie Butler of Goreville, Ill.; and three grandchildren...
Bill Surman (10/27/04)
FLAG CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Bill Vern "Buck" Surman, 72, of Hernando, Miss., died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born June 20, 1932, in Chaffee, son of Frederick and Bernice Louise Muns Surman Sr. He and Pat Burris were married Aug. 12, 1951...
Helen Allgood (10/27/04)
PHOTO Helen H. Allgood, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, She was born Sept. 2, 1921, at Huxie, Mo., daughter of Irven E. and Alma Stamms Eaker. She and Laymon A. Allgood were married June 29, 1940, at Sank, Mo...
Barbara Havins (10/27/04)
PHOTO Barbara J. Havins, 35, of Salt Lake City, Utah, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 29, 1969, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Wesley and Eileen Pohlman Fronabarger. She and Michael E. Havins were married Aug. 8, 1992. Havins was a 1987 graduate of Jackson High School. She received an associate of arts degree as a paralegal from Mountain View College in Salt Lake City. She was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Mary Spalding (10/27/04)
PAID PHOTO BENTON, Mo. -- Mary J. Spalding, 100, of Benton died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 22, 1903, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of John and Louise Logel Enderle. She and Joseph L. Spalding were married Feb. 25, 1925, at Jackson. He died in 1951...
Joseph Bader (10/26/04)
Joseph A. Bader, 80, of Festus, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. He was born March 3, 1924, in St. Louis, son of Joseph and Alice Loos Bader. He married Mary Ellen Stengel. He was a retired salesman and member of the Church of the Assumption in Herculaneum, Mo. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau and Kirkwood, Mo...
Robert Stevener (10/26/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert E. "Bob" Stevener, 70, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 19, 1934, at Niagara Falls, N.Y., son of Wilfred E. and Amelia A. Mesler Stevener. He and Paula Jean Siars were married Feb. 18, 1984...
Billy O'Brien (10/26/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Billy Lee O'Brien, 69, of Advance died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 8, 1935, in West Frankfort, Ill., son of William and Olive "Peg" Dawe O'Brien. He and Nedra Lois Corbin were married Sept. 8, 1963, in Advance...
Clayton Bohannon (10/26/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clayton D. Bohannon, 77, of Sikeston died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, in the Emergency Room at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Sikeston, son of William Lee and Iva Mae Gray Bohannon Sr. He and Ruby Graham were married Jan. 20, 1951, at Blodgett, Mo...
Elmer Vinson (10/26/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Elmer Lee Vinson, 74, of Charleston died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Jan. 25, 1930, in Mississippi County, son of James Hershel and Minnie Kelley Vinson. He and Margaret A. Golightly were married May 3, 1958...
Barbara Havins (10/26/04)
Barbara J. Havins, 35, of Salt Lake City, Utah, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at her home. She was formerly of Jackson. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur Banks (10/26/04)
SANDUSKY, Ill. -- Arthur Lee Banks, 80, of Sandusky died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at his home. Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Wilburn McBay (10/26/04)
Wilburn McBay, 69, of McLean, Va., formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was the son of Elton Lee and Alice McBay. Survivors include his wife, Sharon; a daughter, Shauna McBay; a son, Matthew McBay, all of McLean; seven sisters, Laurene Abel and Mary Baker of Festus, Mo., Jean Pulliam of Cape Girardeau, Gladys Relitz of Sahuarita, Ariz., Connie Halford and Vicki Ashby of Oregon City, Ore., Katie Koenig of Lacombe, La.; four brothers, Jerry McBay of San Dimas, Calif., James McBay of Federal Way, Wash., Kenneth McBay of Sacramento, Calif., Gary McBay of Higgins, Mo.; and a stepbrother, David Totten of Las Vegas, Nev.. ...
Dolores Burroughs (10/26/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dolores L. Burroughs, 68, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 30, 1936, at Altenburg, Mo., daughter of Leslie Oscar and Paula Lena Holt Burroughs. Burroughs was Perry County deputy clerk from January 1957 to December 1974, and was Perry County clerk from January 1975 to December 1986...
Patrick Perdue (10/26/04)
ORAN, Mo. -- Patrick Alvin Perdue, 57, of Bull Shoals, Ark., died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at his home. He was born March 10, 1947, at Fanning, Mo., son of Stanley and Jean Lupardus Perdue. She and Carole Short were married Nov. 4, 1971, in Bull Shoals...
Reta Doege (10/26/04)
Reta Charlotte Doege, 77, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Heartland Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 18, 1927, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of David Ralph and Mary Alice Bowers McCoy. She and Herman Karl Doege were married June 5, 1955, in Chicago. He died July 28, 1976...
Ferrell Ervin (10/24/04)
R. Ferrell Ervin, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 29, 1946, at Booneville, Ark., son of Granville F. and Frances F. Bullion Ervin. He and Glenna S. Skelton were married Aug. 5, 1972, at Russellville, Ark...
Edward Gribler Sr. (10/24/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edward Ben Gribler Sr., 76, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Perry County Hospital in Perryville. He was born June 1, 1928, at Jackson, son of Ben and Grace Slinkard Gribler. He and Sally Freburger were married Jan. 28, 1949, in Baltimore, Md...
Helen Wulfers (10/23/04)
Helen L. Wulfers, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Otto J. and Leona T. Haas Wulfers. Miss Wulfers had been an accountant at car dealerships in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Lewis McRoy (10/23/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lewis F. McRoy, 85, of Cairo died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. He was born Nov. 21, 1918, in Carterville, Ill., son of Fred and Lillian Redd McRoy. Mr. McRoy was a retired salesman with DuQuoin Packing Co. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and Cairo Elks Lodge 651...
Diana Lee (10/23/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Diana Lee, 51, of Cairo died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at 12th Street Baptist Church from 10 a.m. today until time of service. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the church. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery...
Rosemary Burnett (10/23/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Rosemary Burnett, 85, of Murphysboro, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at Jackson County Rehab and Care Center in Murphysboro. She was formerly of Cairo. She was born Dec. 7, 1918, in Bardwell, Ky., daughter of Robert and Thelma Lee Halteman. She married William Tanner Burnett, who died in 2000...
Ellen Harrell (10/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ellen N. "Sis" Harrell, 90, of Greenwood, Miss., died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss. She was born Feb. 21, 1914, in Monette, Ark., daughter of John H. and Lula Calhoun Bailey. She and Phines R. Harrell were married Sept. 3, 1931, in Charleston, Mo. He died Nov. 18, 1998...
Charles Bollinger (10/23/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Charles Hobart Bollinger, 85, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at his home. He was born April 2, 1919, at Zalma, Mo., son of Charley Lorenzo and Lottie James Bollinger. He and Beverly Carroll Roggensack were married June 5, 1940. She died Dec. 29, 1978. He and Vera Holloway Perry were married Nov. 20, 1983...
Steven Vincent (10/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Steven Todd Vincent, 39, of Shreveport, La., formerly of Sikeston, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, in Keithville, La. He was born Oct. 10, 1965, in Sikeston, son of Carl A. "Jack" and Bonnie R. Hale Vincent. Vincent attended Southwood High School and graduated from Graywood Baptist School in Shreveport...
Ruby Kneibert (10/24/04)
Ruby Kneibert, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at her home. She was born April 19, 1920, at Marion, S.C., daughter of Avery and Lottie Herrin. Kneibert worked as a seamstress for Ralph Edwards Sportswear and had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1958...
Roosevelt Mathews (10/24/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Roosevelt Mathews, 62, of Cairo died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo.
Lucille LeDure (10/24/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Lucille Irene LeDure, 91, of Benton died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 5, 1912, at Benton, daughter of Adam and Cora Halter Schaefer. She and Louis C. LeDure were married April 18, 1933, at Benton. He died July 11, 1991...
Ferrell Ervin (10/25/04)
R. Ferrell Ervin, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 29, 1946, at Booneville, Ark., son of Granville F. and Frances F. Bullion Ervin. He and Glenna S. Skelton were married Aug. 5, 1972, at Russellville, Ark...
William Kelley Sr. (10/25/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Thomas "Dub" Kelley Sr., 78, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Clearview Nursing Home in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 30, 1926, at Sikeston, son of Homer and Myrtle Alexander Kelley. He and Glenda Mae Denbow were married Sept. 13, 1949, at Piggott, Ark...
Erma Meyer (10/25/04)
Erma E. Meyer, 85, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 29, 1919, at Gordonville, daughter of Martin and Bertha Koch Grossheider. She and Arlon Meyer were married Dec. 27, 1942, at Gordonville. He died Nov. 17, 1990...
James Abbott (10/25/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- James Robert Abbott, 53, of Advance died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at St. Luke Hospital at St. Louis, Mo. He was born Dec. 20, 1950, at Bloomfield, Mo., son of Frank and Nellie Hurt Abbott. He and Mary Karen Leadbetter were married April 13, 1974, in Bollinger County, Mo...
Terry Finger (10/25/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Terry L. Finger, 46, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau of injuries from an auto accident. He was born Sept. 28, 1958, in Perry County, son of Walter and Jeanette Henneman Finger...
Lee Ray Jr. (10/24/04)
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- Lee Ray Jr., 62, of Blytheville died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. He was born July 4, 1942, in Tippa County, Tenn., son of Lee and Lacy Ball Ray. He and Jannie Moore were married. Survivors include three sons, Hubert Ray of Cape Girardeau, Billy Ray of Sikeston, Mo., Jeffrey Ray of Blytheville; a stepson; two daughters, Amanda Pearson of Sikeston, Stephanie Maney of Cape Girardeau; three brothers, Hubert Ray of Osceola, Ark., Robert Jones of Sikeston, Chris Payne of Cape Girardeau; five sisters, Betty Shields of Brownville, Tenn., Virginia Wright, Louise Ray, Mary Ann Jones, all of Chicago, Lorene Lucky of Cape Girardeau; a special friend, Sheryl Luster; 17 grandchildren; and a stepgranddaughter.. ...
Bob Stevener (10/24/04)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Robert E. "Bob" Stevener, 70, of Matthews died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 19, 1934, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., son of Wilfred E. and Amelia A. Stevener. He and Paula Jean Siars were married Feb. 18, 1984...
Thomas Dollar (10/24/04)
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Thomas Daniel Dollar, 70, of Pensacola died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at a local hospital. He was born Oct. 14, 1934, in Tippah County, Miss. He was raised in Sikeston, Mo. He and Demetra Blalack were married in 1954. He graduated from Gray Ridge High School in Gray Ridge, Mo., in 1950. ...
John Martin (10/24/04)
John S. Martin, 64, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Southerast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Massie Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Gwen Hindman (10/22/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gwen Hindman, 50, of Charleston, Ill., died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Charleston. She was born Aug. 8, 1954, in Anna, daughter of Glenn and Etta Belle Hooppaw Hindman. Gwen had worked at RAVE in Anna, and was active in the Charleston Transitional Facility Day Program. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Anna, and attended Heartland Family Ministries in Charleston...
Ruby Kneibert (10/22/04)
Ruby Kneibert, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arnold Gerler (10/22/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Arnold M. Gerler, 91, of Altenburg, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 14, 1913, in Altenburg, son of Martin and Emma Mueller Gerler. He married Flora Marie Seibel July 2,1943. She died Jan. 1, 1999...
Jack Sanderson (10/22/04)
Jack Lee Sanderson Sr., 72, of Burfordville, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 1, 1932, in Carthage, Mo., son of Harry L. and Wilma E. Payne Sanderson. A Korean War veteran, he was inducted into the U.S. Army Nov. 11,1952, and was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant Nov. 11, 1954...
Albert Spradling Jr. (10/22/04)
Former senator Albert M. Spradling Jr., 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 13, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert M. and Alma M. Willer Spradling. He and Margaret Whyman were married July 9, 1943, in Tyler, Texas. She preceded him in death Nov. 19, 1998...
James Chenoweth (10/22/04)
James D. "J.D." Chenoweth, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Burfordville, son of David E. and Mary "Rosetta" Johnson Chenoweth. He and Ruth Woods were married Aug. 20, 1943, at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis...
James D. Chenoweth (10/21/04)
James D. "J.D." Chenoweth, 79, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral time will be announced later.
Thelma Marshall (10/20/04)
Thelma Irene Marshall, 80, of North Chicago died Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at Sheridan Health Care Center in Zion, Ill. She was born May 24, 1924, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Jesse Pillar and Bendia Melinda Graham Culbertson. She and Glen Marshall were married March 9, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1993...
Edna Woods (10/20/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edna Woods, 96, of Sikeston died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 27, 1908, in McCool, Miss., daughter of Wesley and Iva Ashford Knox. Woods lived in Missouri more than 82 years and attended Lincoln School. She had been a cook for several families. She was a member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church and sang in the choir...
Mae Statler (10/20/04)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Mae Statler, 90, of Sedgewickville died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Oct. 27, 1913, in Sedgewickville, daughter of Robert and Rosie Propst Fellows. She and Virgil Statler were married in February 1932. He died in November 1988...
Herbert Collier (10/20/04)
PLANO, Texas -- Herbert B. Collier Jr., 72, of Plano, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at his home in Plano, Texas. He was born Oct. 13, 1932, in Paducah, Ky., son of Herbert B. Sr. and Selma Attebury Collier. He attended grade and high school in Paducah, graduating from Dorian Private School...
Joe Haupt (10/20/04)
Joe E. Haupt, 90, of Jackson passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 8, 1914, in Jackson, son of Sherman and Margaret Ruff Haupt. He and Marie Daume were married Oct. 24, 1941, in Jackson. She survives...
Dr. Walter Stafford (10/20/04)
Dr. Walter J. Stafford, son of Minnie Stafford and the late Mitchell D. Stafford, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at his home in Puerto Rico. He was 58. He was born March 21, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He graduated from Central High School in 1965. He attended the University of Detroit, where he received a bachelor of science degree in economics and political science. He later received master's and doctorate degrees from Montpellier College in Maine...
Mildred Feltz (10/19/04)
SERENO, Mo. -- Mildred A. Feltz, 89, of Sereno died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 28, 1914, in Perry County, daughter of William Pius and Victoria Reiss Hagan. She and E.V. "Shorty" Feltz were married April 24, 1934. He died June 20, 2002...
Shirley Erlbacher (10/19/04)
Shirley Ann Erlbacher, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1945, at Delta, daughter of Charles and Esther Estes Rhodes. She married Jim L. Erlbacher. Erlbacher was a member of Hill Church at Rockview. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Erlbacher of Cape Girardeau, Tommy Erlbacher of Delta; a daughter, Donna Malden of Kansas City, Kan.; and five grandchildren...
Dr. Joan Ferrell (10/19/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Dr. Joan Ferrell, 63, of Raleigh, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 19, 1941, in West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of John and Dorothy McCloud Sinks. She and Donald V. Ferrell were married June 6, 1969...
Harold Mattingly (10/19/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold J. Mattingly, 80, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born June 17, 1924, in Perry County, son of George F. and Stella E. Gibbar Mattingly. He and Alma M. Berkbuegler were married April 17, 1948, in Perryville...
Hildegard Rathjen (10/19/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hildegard Ida Clara Rathjen, 89, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 10, 1915, at Frohna, Mo., daughter of Theodore and Maria Hilpert Doering. She and Joseph Ernest Rathjen were married Sept. 10, 1939, in Altenburg, Mo. He died June 22, 1998...
Odell Eastwood (10/19/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Odell Eastwood, 79, of Anna died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at his home. He was born May 23, 1925, in White Hill, Ill., son of Paris and Bertie Wall Eastwood. He and Shirley James were married Oct. 4, 1954, in Jackson. Eastwood worked at the former National Mobile Home plant north of Anna, and retired as a custodian at Union County Hospital. He was a member of Saratoga Church...
Pauline Metheny (10/19/04)
CANALOU, Mo. -- Pauline Metheny, 77, of Canalou died Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter, Mo. She was born Feb. 13, 1927, in Falls City, Ala., daughter of Arthur E. and Evis Savannah Horton Ergle. She first married Curtis Orr. She later married Cecil Metheny in 1956, in Hernando, Miss. He died Dec. 5, 1984...
Dr. Edward Campbell (10/19/04)
Dr. Edward Dunne Campbell, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 1, 1913, in Xenia, Ill., son of Frank C. and Georgia Below Campbell. He and Bernadean Avis Campbell were married March 18, 1937, in St. Charles, Mo. She died Aug. 12, 1994...
Donald Dockins (10/19/04)
Donald P. Dockins, 55, of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 5, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ira and Janie Hanners Dockins. He and Mona Roth were married June 27, 1970, in Jackson. She survives...
Curtis Kelley (10/19/04)
Curtis Alden "Curt" Kelley, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 25, 1913, in West Eminence, Mo., son of Claude A. and Anna Griffith Kelley. He and Velma May Watson were married Nov. 17, 1934, in Blodgett, Mo. She died Oct. 18, 1995...
Kenneth Hutchison (10/18/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Kenneth Wayne Hutchison, 57, of Mounds died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at his home. He was born June 19, 1947, at Seward, Neb., son of Wayne and Sarah Davis Hutchison. Hutchison was an oil worker. Survivors include his mother of Ontario, Ore.; a son, Willie Hutchison; a brother, Robert Hutchison of Overgaard, Arz.; and three sisters, Barbara Stowe of Ontario, Norma Fiessinger of Cairo, Ill., and Bonnie Sue DiMaria of Costa Mesa, Calif...
Lisa Poston (10/18/04)
Lisa G. Poston, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 4, 1959, at St. Louis, Mo., daughter of Edward and Margaret McCormick Shell. She and Ron Poston were married Sept. 19, 1991, at Cape Girardeau...
Hazel Hardy (10/18/04)
Hazel Hardy, 94, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Essex, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at Ratcliff Care Center at Cape Girardeau. She was born June 28, 1910, at Essex, daughter of Randall and Sarah Taylor Langley. She and James Hardy were married Nov. 20, 1941, at Dexter, Mo...
Donald Dockins (10/18/04)
Donald Dockins, 55, of Oak Ridge died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Hildegard Rathjen (10/18/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hildegard Rathjen, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Young and Sons Funeral Home.
Curtis Kelley (10/18/04)
Curtis A. "Curt" Kelley, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home.
Frances Koenig (10/18/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frances T. Koenig, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born April 23, 1921, in Perry County, daughter of John and Amanda Lorenz Koenig. She was a seamstress and housekeeper, and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville...
Elvin Eaker (10/18/04)
Elvin Elmer "Dib" Eaker, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 8, 1910, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Noah and Ollie Shelton Eaker. He and Elsie Loos were married Sept. 1, 1930, in Benton, Mo. She died April 21, 2003...
Frances Wubker (10/18/04)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Frances Helena Wubker died at her home in Leopold at the age of 100 on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004. She was born in St. Louis, Mo., to John and Frances Koester Seiler on March 3, 1904. On May 6, 1925, she married Henry Wubker. He died in August 1978...
Dorothy Fuhrmann (10/17/04)
CONCORDIA, Mo. -- Dorothy Ellen Davis Fuhrmann, 82, of Concordia, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at St. Mary's Hospital in Blue Springs, Mo. She was born Feb. 8, 1922, near Randles, daughter of Harrison and Grace Lape Davis. She and Earl Fuhrmann were married Aug. 10, 1941, at Cape Girardeau...
Lisa Poston (10/17/04)
Lisa G. Poston, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery...
Floyd Brown (10/17/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Floyd Edgar Brown, 79, of Marble Hill died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1925, in Marble Hill, son of Roy and Eula Belle Nanney Brown. He and Virginia Crites were married Sept. 28, 1944, in Paragould, Ark...
Hildred Whitehead (10/17/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Hildred A. Whitehead, 67, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at the City Care Center in Anna. She was born Jan. 25, 1937, at Kalamazoo, Mich., daughter of Roy Elmer and Opal B. Morford Hulet. She and William Thomas Whitehead were married June 1, 1957, at East St. Louis, Ill. He died Oct. 22, 1975...
Erika Adams (10/17/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Erika M. Adams, 78, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1926, in Kirschdugen, Germany, daughter of Karl and Lina Henman Hans. She and Claude "Bud" Adams were married Aug. 28, 1948, at Kaufberen, Germany...
Willard Roth (10/17/04)
WITTENBERG, Mo. -- Willard H. Roth, 78, of Wittenberg died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 8, 1925, in Wittenberg, son of Leo and Linna Mueller Roth. He and Elvira Klaus were married Aug. 20, 1950...
Melissa Jordan (10/17/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Melissa Marie Jordan, 93, of Wyatt, Mo., and formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at Lane Memorial Hospital in Zachary, La. She was born April 26, 1911, at Bardwell, Ky., daughter of Arther and Melissa Watson Ellis. She was married to Doyle Jordan. He died June 26, 1990...
The Rev. Wilbert Bruns (10/17/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Wilbert H. Bruns, 82, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 4, 1922, in St. Charles, Mo., son of Clarence A. and Evelyn Schindler Bruns. Bruns was a retired Catholic priest. He was ordained at St. Mary's of the Barrens in Perryville on May 20, 1951...
Kenneth Hutchison (10/17/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Kenneth Wayne Hutchison, 67, of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Jerry McKee (10/16/04)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Jerry D. McKee, 60, of Olive Branch, died suddenly Thursday morning, Oct. 14, 2004, upon arrival at Mercy Medical Center in Durango, Colo., while on a hunting and camping trip. He was born in Cairo, Ill., on Sept. 23, 1944, son of Clarence Junior McKee and Virtus Story McKee Cox...
Elton Meyr (10/16/04)
Elton A. Meyr, age 84, formerly of New Wells, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, where he been a resident since 2001. He was born Oct. 25, 1919, at New Wells, the son of August and Louise Haertling Meyr. He and Norma H. Grebing were married Oct. 11, 1942, in Frohna, Mo. She passed away Dec. 6, 2002...
Kathryn Starr (10/16/04)
Kathryn Opal Starr, 96, of Paragould, Ark., died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, in Scott City at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law Linda and William Wilthong. Arrangements are incomplete at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of local arrangements...
Donald Crite (10/16/04)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Funeral for Donald E. Crite, 70, of Olmsted will be at 1 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. The Rev. John Windings will officiate. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge. Friends may call from 10 a.m. today until the funeral at the funeral home...
Martin Clifton (10/16/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo.-- Martin Clifton, 79, of Perryville, Mo. died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born March 30, 1925, at Menfro, Mo., son of Norman and Grace Foster Clifton. He and Lonieta C. Ruessler were married Sept. 28, 1946. She died Feb. 5, 1998 and he and Viola Cashion were married Sept. 2, 2000...
Earl Pipkin (10/16/04)
Earl E. Pipkin, 95, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home. He was born Aug. 25, 1909, in Oklahoma, son of John and Francis Triplett Pipkin. Survivors include a nephew, Richard Vechorik of Starkville, Miss., and a niece, Jeanette Bodine of Farmington, Mo...
Alexis Darin (10/16/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alexis Maria Darin, 9 months, of Durham, N.C., died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at Duke Hospital in Durham. She was born Jan 15, 2004, daughter of John E. and Kelley Chardavoyne Darin. Survivors include her parents; paternal grandparents, John C. ...
Emily Mogelnicki (10/15/04)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Emily R. (Konrad) Mogelnicki, 82, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 21, 1921. She was married to Joseph Mogelnicki. He preceded her in death. She was a lifelong resident of St. Louis where she was a teacher and librarian for the St. Louis Public School District for over 25 years...
Shelby Schearf (10/15/04)
CARMI, Ill. -- Shelby Schearf, 57, of Carmi died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at Deaconness Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was born May 16, 1947 in Jackson, son of Glenn and Mildred Pearl Tomo Schearf. He married Clara May Trout on July 14, 1979. He was a machine operator for Infinity Plastic Moldings in Mt. Vernon, Ind., and a veteran of the Vietnam War...
Melissa Jordan (10/15/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Melissa Marie Jordan, 90, of Wyatt, Mo., formerly of Mounds, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at a hospital in Zachary, La. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Jones funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Mary Lemons (10/15/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary JoAn Huddlestun Lemons, 74, of Apopka, Fla., formerly of Olmsted, Ill., died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, in Apopka. She was born Nov. 22, 1929, in Olmsted, daughter of A.M. "Pete" and Muriel Huddlestun. She married Lynn C. Lemons in 1981. He preceded her in death...
Geneva Page (10/15/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Geneva L. Page, 84, of Sikeston, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born April 1, 1920, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Hugh and Ethel Ward Taylor. She married the Rev. J. Marshall Page on July 20, 1935, in Benton, Mo. He died on July 26, 1995...
Bettie Chronister (10/15/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bettie L. Chronister, 77, of Lake City, Ark., formerly of Sikeston died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on May 17, 1927, in Sikeston, daughter of Henry and Fannie Roush Bolden. She was married to Howard Chronister. He preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 1963...
Elton Meyr (10/15/04)
JACKSON -- Elton A. Meyr, 84, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of New Wells, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells...
Elma Harmon (10/15/04)
Elma B. Harmon, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 21, 1908, near Advance, Mo., daughter of John James and Eva Cox Baker. She married Ross Harmon on Feb. 28, 1932, at Benton, Mo. He died on June 10, 2002...
Ruth Greer (10/09/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Ruth Marie Greer, 93, of East Prairie died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at East Prairie Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 11, 1911, in New Madrid County, daughter of George and Flora Ann Duffy Schneider. She and William Earl Greer were married June 29, 1935, at Sikeston. He died Jan. 16, 1949...
Mary Stevens (10/09/04)
Mary Louise Stevens, 88, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at Jackson Manor. She was born Dec. 6, 1915, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Charles and Cora Jones Walker. Formerly of Dexter, Stevens had lived in Jackson the past eight years. Survivors include two sisters, Evelyn Teson of Jackson and Bertha Petty of Blountstown, Fla...
Daniel Gier (10/10/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Daniel James Gier, 55, of Charleston, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born March 13, 1949, at Cairo, Ill., son of Lawrence and Loretta Carr Gier. He and Pamela Sue Williams were married March 4, 1967. Gier lived in Charleston his entire life. ...
Robert Igoe (10/10/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Robert Patrick Igoe, 74, of Marble Hill died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at his home. He was born June 15, 1932, at St. Louis, son of James J. and Agnes Mullaney Igoe. He and Linda Faye Bollinger were married June 6, 1966, at St. Louis...
Billy Travis (10/10/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Billy Lee Travis, 80, of Jonesboro died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Aud and Mollie Morton Rain. Travis worked as a towboat captain for 45 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a life member of the Carroll P. Foster Post 3455 Anna VFW and the Anna Moose Lodge...
Tony Trabon (10/10/04)
Anthony "Tony" Trabon, 96, passed away in his sleep Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, in Kansas City, Mo. He was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by a daughter, Cecilia Yelick of Overland Park, Kan.; a granddaughter, Cheryl Dietrich of Cape Girardeau; a grandson, John Yelick of Fresno, Calif.; and five great-grandchildren...
Glenn Fronabarger (10/10/04)
Glenn W. "Spider" Fronabarger, 84, of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 13, 1920, in Oak Ridge, son of Albert M. and Shrilda Sawyer Fronabarger. He and Mary Dale Jones were married April 25, 1947, in Jackson...
Marie Weaks (10/11/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marie Dickerman Weaks of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004. She was daughter of Harold Dickerman and Mary Oliver Dickerman Tally. She and Robert Henry "Jake" Weaks were married. He died Nov. 14, 1995. She was a member of First Christian Church at Sikeston and was a volunteer Pink Lady at Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston for over 20 years...
Lorene Crider (10/11/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lorene Crider, 90, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. She was born Feb. 12, 1914, at Tomlin, Ark., daughter of Bud and Mattie Poore McGarity. She and Clyde Crider were married Jan. 27, 1931, at Little Rock, Ark. He died May 14, 1982...
Alan Britton (10/09/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dexter Alan Britton, 44, of Sikeston died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at his home. He was born May 28, 1960, in Sikeston, son of Robert Dee and Carol Lemmons Britton. Britton had been a helicopter mechanic with DynCorp Inc. in Fort Campbell, Ky. He was founder of Silveregal Country and Western Band and was an Elvis impersonator. He formerly attended Crowder Church of Christ and Shady Acres Church of Christ. He was formerly of Woodlawn, Tenn...
Herman Blechle (10/09/04)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Herman B. Blechle, 89, of Biehle died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born March 29, 1915, in Perry County, son of Joseph and Ida Bahner Blechle. Blechle was a farmer, and member of St. Maurus Catholic Church...
Marilyn Pryor (10/09/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marilyn L. Pryor, 72, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 1, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of Harley and Vivian Marks Pryor. Pryor was a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Ann Watson of Perryville...
Ben Wiseman (10/08/04)
Ben Frank Wiseman, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 2, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry Hezekiah and Mary Van Amburg Wiseman. He and Evelyn Marie Ringwald were married May 8, 1942, in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Gary Darnall (10/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gary Ronald Darnall, 53, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1951, in Sikeston, son of Harry Robert and Jolene Darnall. He and Rita Carolyn Skinner were married in 1970. She died in 1973. Darnall worked at Mercer's Body Shop. He attended Miner Baptist Church...
Lottie Job (10/08/04)
Lottie L. Job, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Kaitlyn Ward (10/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kaitlyn Jewell Ward, 6 weeks, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 20, 2004, in Sikeston, daughter of Roy L. Ward II and Jennifer Lee Corbin. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Tyler Ward of the home; paternal grandparents, Roy L. and Ann Ward Sr.; maternal grandparents, Jerry and LaDonna Corbin; paternal great-grandparents, Edna and Don Kitchen; and maternal great-grandparents, Howard and Luthell Brewer, all of Sikeston...
Fannie Fodge (10/08/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Fannie Lou Fodge, 95, formerly of Blodgett, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 17, 1908, in Anniston, Mo., daughter of Ernest D. and Berten W. McGrew Peck. She and Charles L. Fodge were married Aug. 15, 1924, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Jan. 15, 1987...
Lester Triplett (10/08/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James Lester Triplett, 79, of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 24, 1925, at Dexter, Mo., son of H.C. and Effie Elizabeth Duncan Triplett. He and Ruth Wornica were married Feb. 26, 1945...
Rudy Emmons (10/08/04)
Rudy Melvin Emmons, 58, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 30, 1946, at Benton, Mo., son of Eugene W. and Mildred Angle Emmons. He and Dahlia Puerta were married March 4, 1967, in Key West, Fla...
Lottie Job (10/09/04)
Lottie L. Job, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Oct. 11, 1911, at Risco, Mo., daughter of Charles and Mattie Portis Rauh. She and Lawrence Job were married April 3, 1941. He died June 7, 1992. Job had been owner/manager of Cloverleaf Grocery Store in Kewaunee, Wis. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral and Council of Catholic Women...
Billy Travis (10/09/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Billy L. Travis, 80, of Jonesboro died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at Union County Hospital. Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lonnie Schremp (10/11/04)
Lonnie J. Schremp, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at the Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 10, 1913, in Perry County, son of Isedore and Eulia Milfelt Schremp. He and Claris Buatte were married. She preceded him in death. He and Retta Moran-Munier were married April 25, 1987, at Perryville...
Paul Inselmann (10/12/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paul Inselmann, 84, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1920, in Steeleville, Ill., the son of Clemens and Minnie Reinhardt Inselmann. Inselmann married Flora C. Clasen April 15, 1945. She died May 1, 1986. He married Rose Marie Felt Sept. 24, 1988...
Ruth Schremp (10/12/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth Anna Marie Schremp was born and died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her parents, Timothy and Deborah Schumer Schremp; maternal grandparents, Dennis and Cathy Schumer; paternal grandparents, Jerry and Sue Schremp, all of Perryville; and maternal great-grandparents, John and Lillian Cleary of St. Mary, Mo...
Charles Beljik (10/14/04)
Charles A. "Chick" Beljik, 96, of Jackson, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on March 6, 1908, in St. Louis, Mo., son of Joseph and Caroline Beljik. He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II in the South Pacific...
Herman Diebold (10/14/04)
Herman Eugene Diebold, 82, of Kelso, Mo., formerly of Benton, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Aug. 27, 1922, in Benton, son of Frank and Ida Bollinger Diebold. He married Mildred Francis Lochridge on Sept. 3, 1943...
Marjorie Clubb (10/14/04)
Marjorie Jane Clubb, 71, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004. She was born Nov. 7, 1932, in Delta, daughter of Samuel Harvey and Hattie Mae Roberts Crader. She married Elwood Clubb on Nov. 2, 1961, in St. Clair County, Ill. He died in May 1985...
Lura Reams (10/14/04)
Lura Louise Reams, 86, of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on June 30, 1918, in Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Charles and Veda Schrand Robertson. She had worked for International Shoe Factory for more than 13 years, worked in the cafeteria at Southeast Missouri State University and at the University Center bakery...
Viola Wilson (10/14/04)
LAS VEGAS -- Viola G. Wilson, 81, of Las Vegas, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, in Las Vegas. She was born Feb. 27, 1923, in Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Homer and Alena Dyer. She married Russell Wilson in Denver, Colo., in 1960. He died on Jan. 5, 1988...
Frona Stelling (10/14/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frona Stelling, 89, of Shalimar, Fla., formerly of Perryville, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004. She was born on Feb. 20, 1915, daughter of Carl and Meta Dubben Wiersig. She was married to Clarence Stelling. He died in 1981. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Shalimar and belonged to the Quilters' Guild. While living in Perryville she attended Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Bill Biler (10/14/04)
William Thompson "Bill" Biler, 69, of San Jacinto, Calif., died at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004. He was born on Nov. 4, 1934, in Lilbourn, Mo., son of Eugene and Luella Thompson Biler. He and Sarah Evelyn Mills were married on April 16, 1955...
James Grindstaff (10/14/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James P. Grindstaff, 86, of Perryville, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Patton, Mo., son of H.M. and Rosa O. Reagan Grindstaff. He married Janice C. Coker on Jan 23, 1942. She preceded him in death on June 25, 1988...
Doris Owens (10/14/04)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Doris E. Owens, 71, of East Prairie, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 25, 1932, near East Prairie, daughter of Fayette and Christine Marshall. She married Bobby C. Owens in 1952. He preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 2002...
Lester Simmerman (10/14/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- A graveside funeral for Lester H. Simmerman, 84, of Anna, will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Anna City Cemetery. The Rev. Verlee Eaker will officiate. Friends may call at the cemetery today after 1:15 p.m. Simmerman died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna...
Joseph Vick (10/13/04)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Joseph Henry Vick, 89, of Denver, Colo., died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Swedish Hospital in Englewood, Colo. He was born July 21, 1915, near McClure, son of Henry and Susie Caldwell Vick. He and Bonnie Powell were married Oct. 19, 1946...
Daisy Niswonger (10/13/04)
Daisy W. Niswonger, 83, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau, where she had been living the past two years. She was born Oct. 9, 1921, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Harry W. and Bertha Clingingsmith Skinner. She and Joe D. Niswonger were married Aug. 3, 1940. He passed away Sept. 9, 1986...
Tammy Giles (10/12/04)
Tammy R. Giles, 46, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 25, 1958, in Larned, Kan., daughter of Vincent Everett and Marjorie Lucille Hall Wirtz. She and Stephen W. Giles were married Jan. 22, 2003, in Jonesboro, Ark...
Dennis Ivanov (10/12/04)
Dennis Ivanov, 24, of the Republic of Moldova (Russia), died there Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004. He was born May 7, 1980, in Moscow, Russia, son of Luda King and Alex Ivanov. He and Irina Stita were married Feb. 28, 2003, in Moldova. Dennis became a permanent resident of the United States in 1996 in Cape Girardeau. He was a 1998 graduate of Central High School...
Edna Woodward (10/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edna Woodward, 91, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at Farmington Presbyterian Manor Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 12, 1912, in Libertyville, Mo., daughter of Senator Charles John and Jane "Jennie" Sonderman Belken. She and Clarence E. "Woody" Woodward were married Dec. 3, 1936, at Fredericktown, Mo. He died in December 1980...
Herman Diebold (10/13/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Herman E. Diebold, 82, of Kelso died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Alfred Burton (10/13/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alfred Merrill Burton, 63, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Sept. 17, 1941, in Elaine, Ark., son of Louie and Ruby Burton. He and Barbara J. McClellan were married Aug. 6, 1963, in Sikeston...
Jesse Sousley (10/13/04)
Jesse Taylor Sousley, 17, of Climax Springs, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, in Climax Springs. He was born Aug. 27, 1987, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Tommy Joe Sousley and Linda Sue Burford Beard. Sousley moved to Climax Springs in 1999 from Scott City. He was being home schooled...
Lura Reams (10/13/04)
Lura Louise Reams, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Carrow (10/13/04)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Robert Leeman Carrow, 71, of Sapulpa, Okla., formerly of Morley, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 25, 1932, in St. Louis, son of Robert William and Ethelene Hodge. He and Pat York were married Jan. 5, 1951, at Morley...
Hazel Walker (10/13/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Hazel Walker, 88, of Jonesboro died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, in Valparaiso, Ind. She was born Aug. 31, 1916, in McClure, Ill., daughter of William and Grace Reams Rhymer. She and Dan W. Walker were married Jan. 8, 1935, in Reynoldsville, Ill. He died March 2, 1986...
Richard Lucy (10/07/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Richard M. Lucy, 85, formerly of Sikeston, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Westminster Retirement Village in Blytheville, Ark. He was born Jan. 2, 1919, in LaForge, Mo., son of Fed and Mary Lucy. He and Wilma D. Allen were married July 25, 1964, in Sikeston. She died May 22, 1986...
Louis Barone (10/07/04)
Louis J. Barone, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 25, 1935, in Proctor, Vt., son of Louis Joseph and Hazel Fourtier Barone. Barone was a lasting room foreman at John Frye Boot Co. in Marlboro, Mass., and had been a custodian at Scott City Grade School...
Lester Triplett (10/07/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lester Triplett, 79, of Chaffee, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
John Tracy Jr. (10/07/04)
John Wilson Tracy Jr., 84, of Daisy died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 19, 1920, in Corning, Ark., son of John Wilson and Iva Ellen Hurst Tracy. He and Audrey Jane Smith were married July 17, 1949. Tracy farmed in the Daisy area all his life, and was a maintenance worker at Washington University in St. Louis...
Lola Russom (10/07/04)
Lola Mae Russom, 94, of Scott City died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Aug. 23, 1910, at Whitewater, daughter of Francis and Caroline Fulbright Simmons. She and Lester Lowell Russom were married Sept. 26, 1928, in Piggott, Ark. He died Jan. 12, 1969...
Ruby Wammack (10/07/04)
Ruby R. Wammack, 81, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Monticello House. She was born June 21, 1923, in Sage, Ark., daughter of Johnny and Elizabeth Mynatt Wammack. Wammack had worked at the former Superior Electric Co. in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Illmo Baptist Church. Formerly of Yuma, Ariz., she moved to Jackson in 1979...
Evelyn Lane (10/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Evelyn H. Lane, 93, of Perryville died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 21, 1911, at Fruitland, daughter of George and Addell Caldwell McNeely. She and Robert B. Lane were married Dec. 27, 1928. He died April 3, 1989. They were married 60 years...
Russell Launius (10/07/04)
James Russell Launius, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1917, at Bloomfield, Mo., son of Dwight T. and Elma A. Aslin Launius. He and Mary Lee Barham were married Sept. 15, 1940. She died Feb. 24, 1996. He and Imogene Eaton Hastings were married Aug. 22, 1998, in Cape Girardeau...
Ruby Wammack (10/06/04)
Ruby Wammack, 81, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are pending with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
James Launius (10/06/04)
James Russell Launius, 87, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at his home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Collin Brimm (10/06/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Collin Brimm, 78, of Oxford, Ark., formerly of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, in Oxford. He was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Union County, son of Oziah Dee and Nettie White Brimm. He first married Florence Hubbs. He later married Wanda Lee Morgan Feb. 14, 1997, in Oxford...
Lucille York (10/06/04)
Lucille Marie York, 95, of Millersville died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Sept. 4, 1909, in Dorchester, Ill., daughter of John Harmon and Maymie Caroline Gorham Lovell. She and Joseph L. York were married Nov. 27, 1928, in St. Louis. He died Jan. 31, 1964...
Marshall Bonifield (10/06/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Marshall W. Bonifield, 80, of Charleston died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Nov. 27, 1923, in Charleston, son of Wroe W. and Ferrel Irene Howard Bonifield. He and Mary V. Morgan were married Jan. 30, 1947...
Louis Barone (10/06/04)
Louis Barone, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Lane (10/06/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Evelyn H. Lane, 93, of Perryville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Lane was born May 21, 1911, in Fruitland, Mo., daughter of George and Addell Caldwell McNeely. She was a case worker for the Missouri Department of Family Services. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Perryville...
Margie Scott (10/06/04)
Margie P. Scott, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 10, 1927, in Oak Ridge, daughter of William C. and Flossie Clingingsmith Roberts. She and Harold Scott were married April 6, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 25, 1992...
James Sadler (10/06/04)
James Sadler, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at his home. He was born June 13, 1932, at Oak Ridge, son of Benjamin and Nora Danenport Sadler. He and Joann May were married Feb. 23, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. She died April 27, 2004. Sadler retired as a master sergeant with the U.S. Air Force...
Ollie Bowen (10/06/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ollie Mae Bowen, 90, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Elder Care. She was born Aug. 2, 1914, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of Noah F. and Ida Mae Upchurch Newell. She and Noble H. Bowen were married Dec. 26, 1936, at Benton, Mo...
Calvin Walter (10/02/04)
Calvin G. Walter, 79, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Jackson Manor. He was born Feb. 13, 1925, at Campbell, Mo., son of Gilbert and Eva Fleming Walter. He and Lorene Lincoln were married June 13, 1947. Calvin was inducted into the U.S. Navy July 9, 1942. He was a signalman second class and received a Purple Heart due to injuries sustained in World War II. He was honorably discharged Nov. 2, 1945...
Hermina Reiker (10/02/04)
Hermina Reiker, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 2, 1911, at Gordonville, daughter of Henry and Katy Ressel Millering. She married Clarence E. Reiker, who died in 1973. Mrs. Reiker was a telephone operator 35 years at Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral, Telephone Pioneers, Saint Francis Medical Center Auxiliary, Friends of Saint Francis and Council of Catholic Women...
Anderson Hayden (10/02/04)
Anderson L. Hayden, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 14, 1913, in Sikeston, Mo., son of James and Emma Krone Hayden. He and Mildred V. Hayden were married in 1937. She died April 21, 2002. Hayden was assistant superintendent at Marquette Cement. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Lions Club, and a volunteer at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Wilbert Yates (10/02/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Wilbert E. Yates, 91, of Carbondale, Ill., formerly of Jonesboro, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Dec. 7, 1912, in Terre Haute, Ind., son of William D. and Margaret Louise Neuman. He and Margaret M. Isgrig were married Nov. 24, 1938, in Terre Haute...
Alma Mashek (10/02/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Alma Loar Mashek, 83, of Advance died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 18, 1921, in Advance, daughter of Jacob and Loar Jenkins Tropf. She and Raymond "Bud" Mashek were married June 15, 1947, at Marquand, Mo. He died Aug. 31, 2003...
James Simpson Jr. (10/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James C. Simpson Jr., 58, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 26, 1946, at Diehlstadt, Mo., son of James C. and Beulah D. Poley Simpson. He and Ruth A. Jones were married Feb. 10, 1968, at Charleston, Mo...
Myrtle Kuntze (10/02/04)
Myrtle Hilpert Kuntze, 97, of Tulsa, Okla., died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Mayfair Nursing Home in Tulsa. She was born Aug. 22, 1907, in Burfordville, daughter of Joseph and Arza Howard Meyer. She and Albert G. Hilpert were married Sept. 29, 1928, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 8, 1963. She and Alvin Kuntze were married Nov. 18, 1978, in Cape Girardeau. He died in July 1979...
E.H. Pullen (10/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- E.H. "Sonny" Pullen, 86, formerly of Diehlstadt, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 1, 1918, in Mississippi County, son of Alfred Edwin and Arto Oakley Pullen. He had lived in Mississippi County his entire life. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Charleston, Mo., and was a self-employed truck driver...
Dr. William Ansberry (10/02/04)
Dr. William F. Ansberry, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 18, 1926, at Logansport, Ind., son of Michael C. and Mary Elizabeth Frecking Ansberry. He and Ruth Elizabeth Baynes were married April 17, 1954, at North Vernon, Ind...
Louise Grojean (10/01/04)
Louise Pauline Grojean, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 5, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Louis and Anna Hargens Bierschwal. She and Gene Crenshaw were married Feb. 12, 1944, in Cape Girar-deau. She later married Char-les "Sonny" Grojean Aug. 22, 1975, in Gordonville. He died Jan. 11, 2004...
Dr. William Ansberry (10/01/04)
Dr. William F. Ansberry, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Life Care Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Uvalde McDowell (10/01/04)
Uvalde McDowell, 88, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 1, 1916, in Cheetham, Texas, daughter of Alfred and Missouri Thompson Lassen. She married Cecil McDowell, who preceded her in death...
Deloma Colwell (10/01/04)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Deloma "Toots" Colwell, 80, of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at The Cedargate in Poplar Bluff. She was born Aug. 14, 1924, at Fisk, Mo., daughter of Everett H. and Ossie A. Walker Hall. Colwell had lived in Arizona and moved to Poplar Bluff in 1992. She was a retired business owner...
Evelyn White (10/01/04)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Evelyn H. Cross White, 87, of Ullin died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. She was born June 29, 1917, at Hustonville, Ky., daughter of Henry and Debbie Burton Hudson. She married Alfred Cross Aug. 14, 1937, at Fayette County, Ky. He preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1981. She later married Norman F. White on May 10, 1988, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death in April 2000...
Larry Chamness (10/03/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Larry Chamness, 58, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Union County Hospital. He was born Oct. 1, 1946, at Anna, son of Frank and Eva Kinder Chamness. He was a retired ironworker and a member of First Baptist Church in Anna. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War and was a member of VFW Post 3455...
Robert Achenbach (10/03/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Robert Charles Achenbach, 89, of Cairo died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. He was born May 15, 1915, in Muskeegan Heights, Mich., son of Charles and Clara VanBroukerst Achenbach. He and Francoise Mary were married in 1937...
Lorene Sauer (10/03/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lorene A. Sauer, 82, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born April 15, 1922, in Biehle, Mo., daughter of Louis and Josephine Baundendistel Gebhardt. She and Lonnie L. Sauer were married Oct. 20, 1945...
Edward Claussen (10/01/04)
Edward J. Claussen, 43, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 27, 1960, in Chicago, Ill., son of Theodore L. and Eleanor M. Fries Claussen. He married Tonya R. McCall April 27, 1996...
Harold Nothdurft (10/05/04)
Harold L. Nothdurft, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 27, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, son of Otto H. and Ida Ulrich Nothdurft. He and Jewell P. Nelson were married Aug. 13, 1939, in Cape Girardeau. She died Jan. 18, 1981...
Lucille Cook (10/05/04)
Lucille Cook, 82, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 28, 1921, at Whitewater, daughter of Lee and Ida Barks Huffman. She and Ruthford Cook were married Dec. 24, 1938. He died Dec. 30, 1980...
Jack Fisher (10/05/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Jack M. Fisher, 53, of Glenallen died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 25, 1951, at Gideon, Mo., son of Ruben and Nellie Crutchfield Fisher. He and Susan Robbins were married April 2, 1976, at Clubb, Mo...
William Moll (10/05/04)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- William Vincent Moll, 91, of St. Mary died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at Jackie Lowes. He was born April 28, 1913, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Henry and Elizabeth McLain Moll. He and Viola M. Weinrich were married July 17, 1948. She died July 6, 1998...
Donald Smith (10/05/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Donald Joe Smith, 69, of Cobden died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1934, at Cobden, son of Herbert L. and Edith Smith. He and Pat Whitney were married March 12, 1966, in Cobden. Smith was retired from Choate Mental Health and Development Center and Heartland Harvest...
Richard Bennett (10/05/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Richard Dwain Bennett, 67, of Wheatfield, Ind., died suddenly Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Porter Memorial Hospital. He was born July 8, 1937, at Thebes, son of Richard Hugh and Zelva Dunning Bennett. He and Shirley Simpkins were married Aug. 24, 1957...
Russell Gardiner (10/05/04)
Russell M. Gardiner, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at the home of a son. He was born Feb. 19, 1926, in Sparta, Ill., son of Melvin and Elsie Hopke Gardiner. Gardiner was a regional sales representative more than 26 years with Lewis Brothers Bakery. He was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral and VFW Post 3838...
Wilbur Becker (10/04/04)
Wilbur R. Becker, 85, of Cape Girardeau, a decorated Naval officer, died on Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at the Lutheran Home of natural causes. He was born in Festus, Mo., on Feb. 27, 1919, to Emma and Sylvester Becker and was raised by his grandparents, William and Anna Schweppe...
Drew Asher (10/04/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Drew Henry Carr Asher, 1 day old, was born Sept. 30, 2004, at St. John's Hospital at St. Louis, Mo., son of Matthew and Kelli Steiner Asher of Bell City, Mo., and passed away Oct. 1, 2004, at the hospital. Survivors include maternal grandparents, Julian and Teresa Warren Steiner of Bell City; paternal grandparents, Allen and Norma Asher of St. ...
Russell Gardner (10/04/04)
Russell Gardner, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at the home of his son in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Harold Nothdurft (10/04/04)
Harold L. Nothdurft, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Robert St. Germain (10/04/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Armand St. Germain, 68, died of lung cancer Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at his home. He was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Manchester, N.H., son of Armand and Irene St. Germain. He and Glorine were married. She died in 2001. St. Germain was retired and had moved to Southern Illinois in 1992. ...
Loretta Baker (10/03/04)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Loretta Ann Baker, 56, of Portageville died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 27, 1947, in Tiptonville, Tenn., daughter of James Lee "Tiny" and Lillie Blakley Williams. She and Kenneth Baker were married Aug. 8, 1975, in Joliet, Ill. He died July 5, 2000...
Preston McKinley (10/05/04)
Preston Lee McKinley, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 13, 1955, in Sikeston, son of Horace Lee and Joyce Ezzell McKinley. He and Becky Perry Way were married Feb. 13, 2001. Formerly of Bertrand, Mo., he moved to Cape Girardeau in 2001. He was employed in construction...