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Obituaries from December 2004

Dean Novack (12/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dean Allen Novack Jr., 19, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1985, in Chester, Ill., son of Dean and Kathy Novack. Novack was a student. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and choir...
Barbara Johnson (12/31/04)
Barbara Jean Johnson, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at her home. She was born March 19, 1933, in St. Louis, daughter of Robert and Beulah Middlecamp Leach. She and Jack Johnson were married Sept. 16, 1950, in St. Louis. Mrs. Johnson grew up in St. Louis. She and her husband farmed near Advance, Mo., and moved to Cape Girardeau in 1986. She worked 30 years at J.C. Penney Co. stores in St. Louis, Sikeston, Mo., and Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church...
Mary Griffith (12/31/04)
Mary Louise Griffith, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Glenn Moore (12/31/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Glenn Jackson "Elec" Moore, 95, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. He was born Nov. 12, 1909, in Jonesboro, son of John and Jennie Carter Moore. He and Wanda Winn were married Sept. 13, 1935, in Jonesboro. She died Sept. 27, 2000...
Elva Heeszel (12/31/04)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Elva S. Heeszel, 89, of Frohna, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 13, 1915, at Frohna, daughter of Robert and Louise Wachter Gemeinhardt. She and Albert Heeszel were married Dec. 8, 1945...
Lora Dubar (12/31/04)
Lora Bell Dubar, 60, of Jackson died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 19, 1944, at Broseley, Mo., daughter of Esco and Lucille Howard Luttrull. She and Gary A. Dubar were married Aug. 3, 1979, at Kennett, Mo. Dubar worked at the former Lee Rowan Plant in Jackson from 1985 to 2000...
Ida Esselman (12/30/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ida L. Esselman, 98, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at her home. She was born May 9, 1906, in Perry County, daughter of August and Caroline Hoog Martens. She and Aloysius N. Esselman were married Jan. 22, 1924, in Perry County. He died Oct. 23, 1993...
Daniel Wengert (12/30/04)
Daniel Joseph Wengert, 51, of Vista, Calif., died Friday, Dec. 18, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1953, in Cape Girar-deau, son of Joseph and Venita Wen-gert. He and Vickie Kimball were married Dec. 29, 1979, in California. Wengert was a 1971 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School. He moved to California in 1974 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1974 to 1976. Following active duty, he worked as an assembler specialist at CUBIC Corp. in San Diego, Calif., for 26 years...
Oliver Littge (12/30/04)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Oliver H. Littge, 88, of Kansas City, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born May 26, 1916, in Perry County, son of Henry and Martha Ahner Littge. Littge was a financial consultant. He was formerly of Altenburg and a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg...
James Taylor Sr. (12/30/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James T. "Red" Taylor Sr., 77, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 3, 1927, in Fulton, Ky., son of Aubrey T. and Florence A. Dick Taylor. He first married Avanell Sherrod Dec. 22, 1946, in Henderson, Ky. She died Feb. 6, 1969. He later married Irene Louise Ruff Dec. 27, 1969, in Sikeston...
Charles Cruse (12/29/04)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Charles Oliver Cruse, 80, of Dongola died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Union County, son of Harry G. and Melle Bartsch Cruse. He and Leota Smith were married Oct. 18, 1947, in Union County...
Pauline Scheffer (12/29/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Pauline Lucretia Scheffer, 75, of Charleston died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 25, 1929, in Charleston, daughter of Clem and Emma Gibbear Scheffer. Scheffer lived in Charleston all her life. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, and had been a special caregiver at St. Henry School...
Dorothy St. Clair (12/29/04)
Dorothy Laureen St. Clair, 78, of Scott City died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 21, 1926, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of William Theodore and Emma Bertha Goetz Leible. She and John Grover St. Clair Jr. were married Nov. 6, 1954, at Kelso...
Reatha Carter (12/29/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Reatha Dolores Carter, 77, of Eldorado, Ill., formerly of Cairo, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Sept. 6, 1927, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Flavey and Edith Cook Helsel. She married Lowell R. "Red" Carter...
Ruth Fluegge (12/29/04)
Ruth J. Fluegge, 76, of Pevely, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of George and Emma Laurentius Beel. She and Elmer W. Fluegge were married Feb. 28, 1948. He died Dec. 6, 1986...
Lloyd Zimmerman (12/29/04)
Lloyd Eugene Zimmerman, 72, of Scott City died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 17, 1932, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Theodore Roosevelt and Anna Lee Cambron Zimmerman. He and Willa Lee Swindell were married April 7, 1956, in Hernando, Miss...
Laura Whittaker (12/29/04)
Laura G. Whittaker, 56, of Creve Coeur, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria, Ill. She was born in Cape Girardeau Aug. 18, 1948, to Harry F. and Anola Burris Gill. She was a member of the old St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Main Street, the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 202 and the River City Blues Society...
Lucille Singleton (12/29/04)
Lucille E. Singleton, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at her home. She was born April 16, 1923, in Bristol, Tenn., daughter of Sercie Estel and Naomi Eral Sparkman Smith. She and James T. Singleton were married in 1963. He died June 8, 1993...
Elizabeth Dooley (12/29/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Elizabeth "Beth" Dooley, 43, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 26, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bob and Janet Steger Sullivan. She and Pete Dooley were married July 8, 1998...
Catherine Halter (12/29/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Catherine Louise Halter, 80, of Benton died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 10, 1924, at Ancell, Mo., daughter of Benjamin John and Dorothy Theresa Heuring Enderle. She and Leon George Halter were married March 9, 1943, at Kelso, Mo. He died Jan. 21, 2002...
Reatha Carter (12/28/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Reatha D. Carter, 77, of Cairo died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Robert Eldridge (12/28/04)
Robert L. "Bob" Eldridge, 72, of Prattville, Ala., died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004. He was born Jan. 5, 1932, at Millersville, son of William and Blanche Eldridge. Eldridge served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a military policeman. He received a bachelor of science degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University, master's degree in education at the University of Missouri, and did post graduate work at the University of Missouri, University of Minnesota, University of Kentucky, Auburn University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.. ...
Larry Hardin (12/28/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Larry F. "Bo" Hardin, 64, of Anna died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 7, 1940, in Alto Pass, Ill., son of Merle F. and Verna G. Hagler Hardin. Hardin was employed 22 years with Federal Bureau of Prisons in Marion, Ill., retiring as supervisory correctional officer March 30,1990...
Lucille Singleton (12/28/04)
Lucille E. Singleton, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at her home. She was born April 16, 1923, in Bristol, Tenn., daughter of Sercie Estel and Naomi Eral Sparkman Smith. She and James T. Singleton were married in 1963. He died June 8, 1993...
Bailey Jones (12/28/04)
Bailey B. Jones died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 21, 2004, at the hospital, daughter of Laura A. Hodge and Doug N. Jones. Survivors include her parents of Jackson; paternal grandfather, Timothy Jones of Sedgewickville, Mo.; paternal grandmother, Gail Jones of Cincinnati, Ohio; maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Judy and Robbie Roberts of Gordonville; maternal great-grandmothers, Irene Hodge and Carolyn Myer of Jackson; maternal great-grandfather and great-stepgrandmother, Milford and Judi Fluegge of Millersville; and maternal great-stepgrandparents, Martin and Inez Roberts of Jackson.. ...
Betty Romack (12/28/04)
Betty June Romack, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 13, 1924, in Lewisville, Ind., daughter of Mark and Hannah Murphy Wheeler. She and Maynard O. Romack were married May 4, 1942, in St. Charles, Mo. Survivors include her husband; a son, Larry Romack of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Shirley Baylor, Deanna Keller and Peggy Bradley of Jackson; a brother, Elmer Wheeler of Flint, Mich.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren...
Bonnie Owens (12/28/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Bonnie Raylene Owens, 47, of Charleston died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2004, at her home. She was born April 30, 1957, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Dallas and Betty Loflin Owens. Owens lived in Mounds, Ill., most of her life. She was employed with Missouri Department of Transportation...
Dorothy Uthoff (12/28/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy Uthoff, 81, of Charleston died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at her home. She was born March 21, 1923, in Texas Bend, daughter of William Raymond and Margaret Renaud Telker. She and Verlin Bryant "Tuck" Uthoff were married April 27, 1944, in Charleston...
Zoe Jones (12/28/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Zoe G. Jones, 99, of Havana, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at Mason District Hospital in Havana. She was born Oct. 15, 1905, in Jonesboro, daughter of James and Martha Vick Dillow. Jones was a patient technician at Western State Hospital in Fort Steilacoom, Wash., retiring in 1968. She formerly attended Mill Creek Baptist Church...
Alener Stovall (12/28/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Alener Stovall, 88, of Charleston died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born April 16, 1916, in Marianna, Ark., daughter of Allen and Maggie Unfrey Williams. Stovall was a member of Holy Trinity Church of Deliverance and its Mother Board...
Doris Stueve (12/28/04)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Doris L. Stueve, 77, of Uniontown died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. She was born July 3, 1927, in Perry County, daughter of Ben and Hulda E. Frede Hemmann. She and Reinhold O. Stueve were married Aug. 6, 1950. He died Oct. 7, 1992...
Jeremy Beaman (12/28/04)
Jeremy Jacob Beaman, 20, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, in an automobile accident in Nampa, Idaho. He was born Dec. 2, 1984, at Kino Hospital in Tucson, Ariz., son of John Andrew and Deborah Ann Beaman. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Rebecca Beaman; two brothers, Christopher and Drew Beaman, all of Cape Girardeau; grandmothers, Rebecca Beaman and Elsie Pauley; and a grandfather, Theodore Pauley...
Floella Nations (12/28/04)
Floella Nations, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 22, 1911, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Tom and Addie Mae Terry Wimp. She and Robert Lee Nations were married Aug. 20, 1937, in Osceola, Ark. He died April 24, 1981...
Martha Husk (12/27/04)
Martha Sue Husk, 67, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 19, 1937, at Wolf Island, Mo., daughter of Ed and Joy Collins Childers. She and Donald R. Husk were married March 20, 1954. He died Sept. 18, 1969...
David Heater (12/27/04)
COBDEN, Ill. -- David D. "Bub" Heater, 49, of Cobden, formerly of Jonesboro, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at his home. He was born March 27, 1955, at Wood River, Ill., son of William and Elta Mitchusson Heater. Heater was a mechanic and a member of Laborors Local 773 of Marion, Ill...
Paulette Vaughn (12/27/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Paulette Vaughn, 52, of Cairo died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at Cairo. She was born June 2, 1952, at Fort Worth, Texas, daughter of Master Sgt. John and Vernell Waugh Markovich. She and Arland Vaughn were married. Vaughn was a member of the Cairo VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Red Hat Society...
Ada Galbraith (12/27/04)
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- Ada Emma Galbraith, 87, of Carterville, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center at Herrin, Ill. She was born Sept. 15, 1917, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Dock and Lela Bullock Johnson. She and Marion "Frank" Galbraith were married in 1931. He died April 5, 1961. She and Ira "George" Galbraith were married Sept. 19, 1968. He died May 27, 1988...
Floella Nations (12/27/04)
Floella Nations, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at the home of her son. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Kenneth Smith (12/27/04)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Kenneth O. Smith, 68, of St. Mary died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 6, 1936, at St. Mary, son of Oliver and Mary Gertrude Gibler Smith. He worked for Sabreliner Aircraft Maintenance, drove a van for the learning disabled and was a farmer...
John Smith (12/27/04)
John Wesley Smith, 66, of Millersville died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 28, 1938, in Bluford, Ill., son of Wesley and Minnie A. Sechrest Smith. He and Veleda F. Whitener were married Oct. 27, 1995. He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church and VFW Post 3838. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War...
Denise Niccum (12/27/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Denise E. Niccum, 47, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at her home. She was born July 5, 1957, in Perry County, daughter of Joseph Jr. and Marie M. Winschel Hayden. She and Ronald L. Niccum were married Nov. 6, 1992, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Ruth Kirn (12/27/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth D. Kirn, 83, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at her home. She was born Aug. 8, 1921, at Friedheim, Mo., daughter of George and Clara Bangert Deimund. She and Rudolph J. Kirn were married April 14, 1945, at Perryville. He died Oct. 10, 1984...
Helen Day (12/27/04)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Helen Day, 42, of Matthews died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 23, 1962, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of John and Annie Hayden Grogan. Day had lived in Matthews for the past 19 years. Survivors include two daughters, Heather Day of Matthews, Loren Day of Sikeston, Mo.; a brother, Larry Grogan of Matthews; six sisters, Linda Jones of Clairmore, Okla., Johnnie Dean, Georgia Thurman, Mary Grogan and Carolyn Tripp, all of East Prairie, Mo., Ellen Grogan of Cape Girardeau; and two granddaughters.. ...
Virginia Sanders (12/27/04)
Virginia T. Sanders, 95, formerly of Leopold, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 22, 1909, at Indianapolis, Ind., daughter of Emmet and Kate Halbman Taylor. She and Gerald Sanders were married Nov. 24, 1938, at Indianapolis. He died Jan. 6, 1986...
Charles Sides (12/27/04)
Charles "Junior" Sides, 78, of Leemon died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 28, 1926, near Leemon, son of Charles F. and Dora Trickey Sides. He and Eva "Louise" Stanley were married Aug. 31, 1943, at Benton, Mo. She died May 25, 1988...
John Howard (12/26/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- John Leon Howard, 81, of Thebes died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 13, 1923, son of Jesse Lee and Ruby Mae Bryant Howard. He was a carpenter and electrician for Lawrence Ferrell Construction of Cape Girardeau. He had also worked for the Corps of Engineers...
Harold Fuhrmann (12/26/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold L. Fuhrmann, 62, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 4, 1942, in Perryville, son of Leo and Ruby Tricky Fuhrmann. He was a firefighter with the Mississippi Lime Co. for 34 years...
Frank Wubker (12/26/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Francis "Frank" Henry Wubker, 88, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 3, 1916, at Leopold, Mo., son of Herman Bernard and Mary Cecilia Nenninger Wubker...
Ada Galbraith (12/26/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ada Galbraith, 87, of Anna died at Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Paulette Vaughn (12/26/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Paulette Vaughn, 52, of Cairo died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, in Cairo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Charles Sides (12/26/04)
Charles "Junior" Sides, 78, of Jackson died Friday Dec. 23, 2004, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Doris Tripp (12/26/04)
Doris Ann Tripp, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at the home of her daughter after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. She was born in Cape Girardeau June 7, 1938, daughter of Bud and Myrtle Edmundson Joyce. She first married Donald Lee Seabaugh in June of 1959. He passed away in May of 1985. She later married Webster Tripp in July of 1987...
Mary Wilmes (12/26/04)
Mary Wilmes, 85, beloved mother of Karen Smiley of Cape Girardeau, died Dec. 8, 2004, at Creve Coeur, Mo. She was born Dec. 30, 1918. A celebration of her life will be held in a memorial service at St. Vincent de Paul Church on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at 7 p.m...
Karen Sullinger (12/26/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Karen Faye Harper Sullinger, 57, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Benton, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at St. Peters, Mo. She was born Feb. 13, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Raymond Glenburn and Virginia Lee Bertrand Harper. She and Norman Mitchell Sullinger were married May 29, 1965, at Benton...
Patricia Bendl (12/24/04)
Patricia Y. Bendl, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 12, 1915, in Dolgeville, N.Y., daughter of Fancher and Ann Horrocks Youker. She married John Bendl May 25, 1935 at Dolgeville. He died May 19, 1979...
Meta Brueckner (12/24/04)
Meta Brueckner, 91, of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of Crosstown, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at the Breeze Park Nursing Home in St. Peters. She was born Aug. 20, 1913, in Perry County, daughter of the late William and Hedwig Buettner Muench. She and Marvin H. Brueckner were married April 25, 1937. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1999...
James Daugherty (12/24/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- James Nelson Daugherty, 38, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at his residence in Benton. He was born May 22, 1966, in Jacksonville, Fla., son of Geraldine Maloney Wells and James Daugherty Sr. He and Regina Wheatley were married Oct. 30, 1993...
Zettie Newman-Smith (12/24/04)
Zettie Newman-Smith, 55, of Oak Ridge, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 16, 1949, at Manilla, Ark., daughter of Wilburn and Rose Keller Smith. Smith worked at Southeast Hospital as a nurse assistant and the former Deal Nursing Home in Jackson...
Woodrow Wilson (12/24/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Woodrow "Woody" Wilson, 75, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Dec. 31, 1928, at Kaiser, Ark., son of Raymond and Ethel Mae Powers Wilson. He and Loretta Rhodes were married Sept. 2, 1951, at Blytheville, Ark...
Dale Schumacher (12/24/04)
Dale R. Schumacher, 58, of Evansville, Ind., formerly of Jackson died Sunday Dec. 19, 2004 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Dayton, Ohio, son of Lloyd E. and Harriet Turner Schumacher. Dale was confirmed at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Santa Monica, Calif. He was a longtime resident of Jackson and had worked for years at Atlas Plastics and Resin Exchange in Cape Girardeau. He had been an active member of Cape Jaycees and Cape Chamber of Commerce...
Richard Esicar (12/24/04)
Richard Lewis Esicar, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born on Sept. 1, 1928, at St. Louis, the son of Edgar A. and Bessie Ruth Sherman Esicar. He married Georgia Leigh Schatte on June 12, 1948, at Cape Girardeau...
Lena DeLaney (12/24/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lena Frances Snow DeLaney, 82, a resident of Snow's Corner near Charleston died at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004 at the Arbors Nursing Facility in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 11,1922 at Snow's Corner to the late Thad and Lila Simpson Snow. She had lived at Snow's Corner most of her life and was a member of the United Methodist Church in Charleston...
Karen Sullinger (12/24/04)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Karen Faye Harper Sullinger, 57, of St. Peters and formerly of Benton, Mo., died Thursday, Dec, 23, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital in St. Peters. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton...
Melson Morris (12/23/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Melson David "Hoot" Morris, 64, of Mounds died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 29, 1939, in Kennett, Mo., the son of Silas and Versa Goebel Morris. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Zelpha, of Mounds; seven daughters, Sue Masters, Laura Bone and Julia Housman, all of Mounds, Judy Coonrod and Vickie Green, both of Mound City, Jackie King of Waynesville, Mo., and Alice Whiteside of San Antonio, Texas; a son, David Morris of Mound City; four sisters, Peggy Baumann of Marmaduke, Ark., Carol Hicks of Rector, Ark., Sharon Belcher of Holcomb, Mo., and Glenda Williams of Mounds; two brothers, Oscar Barnes and Van Morris, both of Kennett; 28 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.. ...
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Ella Smith (12/23/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ella Irene Smith, 90, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 18, 1914, at Senath, Mo., daughter of Harve Franklin and Pearl Jenkins Campbell. She and Lige "Hawk" Smith were married Dec. 27, 1930. He died Feb. 19, 1976...
Irma Schlegel (12/23/04)
Irma Dell Schlegel, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 20, 1918, at Allenville, daughter of Noah and Adelia Kinder Young. She and Waldo A. Schlegel were married in 1936 in Blytheville, Ark. He died Aug. 10, 1990...
Carol Unnerstall (12/23/04)
Carol Ann Graves Unnerstall, 67, died at 4:55 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, at her home, after an illness of some months. She was born Aug. 12, 1937, in Gary, Ind., daughter of David A. and Mary Campbell Graves. She and K.J. "Sam" Unnerstall were married Aug. 23, 1957, in Cape Girardeau...
Roy Riggins (12/22/04)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Roy V. Riggins, 83, of Poplar Bluff died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, at The Manor in Poplar Bluff. He was born Dec. 1, 1921, in Hendrickson, Mo. He and Anna Mae Sisney were married Dec. 1, 1942, in Poplar Bluff. Riggins retired as a test deskman with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. and was a former reserve deputy with the sheriff's department...
Ray Skinner (12/22/04)
Earl Ray Skinner, 80, of Jackson died Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 12, 1924, at Avert, Mo., son of Harry Strawn and Bertha Fredericka Clingingsmith Skinner. He and Veda Jewell Brotherton were married Dec. 3, 1946. She died June 16, 2000...
Todd Thomas (12/22/04)
THEBES, Ill. -- Todd S. Thomas, 31, of Thebes died Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, in Thebes. He was born Dec. 26, 1972, in Cape Girardeau, son of Steve and Paula Thomas. Thomas was associated in farming with his uncle and grandfather at Willis Farms in Miller City, Ill. He was a part-time employee with Illinois Department of Transportation...
Thelma Giesler (12/22/04)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Thelma R. Giesler, 85, of St. Mary died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo. She was born Oct. 23, 1919, in Perry County, daughter of John and Magdalen Esselman Breig. She and Norbert "Chub" Giesler were married May 20, 1939, at St. Mary. He died Oct. 4, 2003...
Carol Unnerstall (12/22/04)
Carol Ann Graves Unnerstall, 67, died at 4:55 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004, at her home, after an illness of some months. She was born Aug. 12, 1937, in Gary, Ind., daughter of David A. and Mary Campbell Graves. She and K.J. "Sam" Unnerstall were married Aug. 23, 1957, in Cape Girardeau...
Levi Woods Sr. (12/21/04)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Levi Arden Woods Sr., 84, of Ellsinore, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at The Manor Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff. He was born on April 30, 1920, at Mount Vernon, Ark., son of the late William Arthur and Lucy Ellen (Rose) Woods. He and Pauline B. McCormick were married, and she preceded him in death...
Merlin Guyot (12/21/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Merlin F. Guyot, 87, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 8, 1917, in Perry County, son of Joseph Henry and Helena Hoffman Guyot. He and Bonnie A. Murray were married Aug. 21, 1943, in St. Louis...
Floyd Zoellner (12/21/04)
SILVER LAKE, Mo. -- Floyd R. "Junior" Zoellner, 61, of Silver Lake died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 13, 1943, in Perry County, Mo., son of Floyd A. and Helen Keller Zoellner. He and Donna D. Whistler were married April 15, 1967...
James Turner (12/21/04)
James Donald "J.D." Turner, 75, of Centralia, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at a hospital in Lake Placid, Fla. He was born June 5, 1929, in Winfield, Mo., son of Ersel and Edna Gallop Turner. He and Melva Garland Hart were married Nov. 1, 1976...
Edgar Degenhardt (12/21/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edgar E. Degenhardt, 92, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 7, 1912, at Wittenberg, Mo., son of Augusta and Mathilde Sarah Poppitz Degenhardt. He and Eleanor Nolle were married July 21, 1971...
Dale Schumacher (12/21/04)
Dale Schumacher, 58, formerly of Jackson, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Geraldine Milam (12/21/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Geraldine "Jane" Brock Milam, 64, of Lewisville, Texas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004, in Lewisville, after fighting a long battle with multiple myeloma. She was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Benton, to Glenn Albert and Geraldine LeGrand Brock. Jane moved to Texas in 1957 where she graduated from Our Lady of Good Council in 1958...
Donal Medley (12/21/04)
Retired Army Lt. Col. Donal I. Medley, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1915, in Terre Haute, Ind., son of John I. and Fern Clark Medley. He and Maxine Powell were married Aug. 29, 1969, in Cape Girardeau. She died Jan. 2, 2000...
Rev. Arnie Johnson Sr. (12/20/04)
BENTON, Ill. -- The Rev. Arnie L. Johnson Sr., 80, of Benton died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at the Franklin Hospital in Benton. He was born Feb. 24, 1924, in Ullin, Ill., son of Orville and Rosa Hess Johnson. He and Dorothy Kaiser were married Sept. 21, 1942...
Donald St. Arbor (12/20/04)
BARDWELL, Ky. -- Donald K. St. Arbor Sr., 65, of Bardwell died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at the home of his sister in Cairo, Ill. He was born May 5, 1939, at Bardwell, son of Thomas and Jesse Hall St. Arbor. Bardwell was a police officer at Detroit, Mich., before his retirement. He was a member of the Beulah Baptist Church near Milburn, Ky. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of Cairo VFW Post 2649 and Cairo American Legion Post 406...
Juanita Haas (12/20/04)
Juanita E. Haas, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. She was born March 30, 1923, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of J.D. and Jewel Horn Stewart. She and Kenneth P. Haas were married Dec. 28, 1953, at Cape Girardeau...
Phyllis Lewis (12/20/04)
Phyllis Dockins Lewis, 98, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 1, 1906, in Sparta, Ill., the daughter of Harvey and Margaret Cox McManus. She and C. P. "Pal" Dockins were married March 19, 1923. Pal passed away Dec. 2, 1961...
Charles Peters (12/20/04)
Charles Willis Peters, 68, of Burfordville passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at his home. He was born June 25, 1936, in Burfordville, son of Willie and Lena Runnels Peters. He and Doris Reitzel were married June 8, 1958, in Burfordville. Charles attended the former Burfordville Elementary School, was a 1955 graduate of Jackson High School and a 1957 graduate of the former Cape Business College...
Madeline Stoffregen (12/19/04)
Madeline Stoffregen, 85, of Zalma, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 31, 1919, at Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Henry Martin and Maggie Lee O'Guin Bader. She and Alvin Ray Stoffregen were married Aug. 17, 1940, at Benton, Mo. He died Jan. 17, 2001...
Alberta McClellan (12/19/04)
Alberta "Candy" McClellan, 74, of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at her home. She was born Nov. 16, 1930, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Charles and Esther Welch Adams. She and Patrick E. McClellan were married Dec. 28, 1973. He died Dec. 6, 1999...
Carolyn Mayberry (12/19/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carolyn Mayberry, 62, of Cairo died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. The rosary will be at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Jerome Fortenberry officiating...
Phyllis Lewis (12/19/04)
Phyllis Dockins Lewis, 98, of Jackson died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 1, 1906, in Sparta, Ill., daughter of Harvey and Margariete Cox McManus. She and C.P. "Pal" Dockins were married March 19, 1923. He died Dec. 2, 1961. On Jan. 29, 1972, she and Richard Lewis married. He died July 15, 2004...
Juanita Haas (12/19/04)
Juanita E. Haas, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. A vigil service will be at 7 p.m., followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary...
Charles Zoellner (12/19/04)
Charles R. Zoellner, 59, of Wright City, Mo., died Dec. 17, 2004, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born on Aug. 2, 1945, at Biehle, Mo., son of Henry and Emma Clara Schumer Zoellner. He was a maintenance worker for the Missouri Department of Transportation...
Charles Peters (12/19/04)
Charles Peters, 68, of Burfordville died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at his home. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mary Carter (12/19/04)
Mary Crowe Carter, 83, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Dec. 17, 2004, in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Carter was born Oct. 17, 1921, in Poplar Bluff to the late Lynn T. Sr. and Columbia (Martin) Metz. Mrs. Carter earned a B.S. in education from Southeast Missouri State University and her M.Ed. in counseling from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and served in the field of education for over 40 years, including three decades spent in Poplar Bluff schools...
Jack Maddox (12/18/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jack P. Maddox, 86, of Illinois Veterans Home in Anna, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1918, in Anna, son of William and Lela Wall Maddox. He and Haskell Sally Goodman were married May 14, 1938, in Jackson, Mo. She died Feb. 22, 1996...
Dorothy Davis (12/18/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dorothy L. Davis, 87, of Cairo died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Daystar Care Center. She was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Cairo, daughter of Clarence L. and Nina Welsh Steinhouse. She married Glenn Davis, who died in 1983. Davis was a graduate of St. Joseph High School. She was formerly owner of Olmsted Clay Co. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and VFW Auxiliary...
Alberta McClellan (12/18/04)
Alberta "Candy" McClellan of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Amos Phillips (12/18/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Amos Phillips, 77 formerly of Charleston, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004 at the Clearview Nursing home in Sikeston, Mo. He was born June 29, 1927, in New Madrid County, son of William Lottie and Ida M. Black Phillips. He had lived in Mississippi County most of his life and worked as a farm truck driver. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Carolyn Mayberry (12/18/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carolyn R. Mayberry, 62, of Cairo died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Olmsted, Ill., Oct. 25, 1942, daughter of Clarence and Cecilia Schoenborn Tennis. She was the owner of Mayberry Real Estate Co. in Cairo and was a worker for the city of Cairo. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella...
Glenn Crews (12/18/04)
Glenn Elbert Crews, 72, of Scott City died Friday, Dec. 17, 2004, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Feb. 22, 1932, at Risco, Mo., son of Oscar B. and Fletta Scott Crews. Mr. Crews had been a riverboat pilot. He served in the U.S. Army...
Kenneth Popp (12/18/04)
Kenneth Paul Popp, 76, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 22, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Walter and Dorena Reimann Popp. He first married Vera Mae Lewis in 1951. She died in July 1971. He and Arlysse Lichtenegger Schoen were married May 6, 1972, at Pocahontas...
Neva Anderson (12/18/04)
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Neva Dell Anderson, 78, of Hannibal died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hannibal. Pastor Richard Ingmire will officiate...
Edward Sweet (12/17/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edward Sweet, 84, of Sikeston died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born March 29, 1920, in Hardin, Ky., son of H.D. and Jewel Wells Sweet. He married Bertha Heckert Oct. 11, 1941. He lived in Mississippi and Scott counties his entire life and was employed with the Bertrand cotton gin for 28 years. He was owner and operator of Sweets Trucking Co. until he retired in 1980...
John Butrum (12/17/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John B. Butrum, 80, of Sikeston died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1924, at Parma, Mo., son of Alfred and Katherine Lee Butrum. He and Virginia L. Woods were married Jan. 13, 1949, in Sikeston. Butrum was a retired welder from Steward Steel. He was a charter member of New Hope Baptist Church...
Maxine Mott (12/17/04)
Maxine Marie Mott, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born March 26, 1927, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Charley and Ella Mae Johnson. She and Charles Edward Mott were married in 1947. He died March 8, 2004...
Ervin Meyer (12/17/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ervin W. Meyer, 74, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., son of Leo Theodore and Erline Julianna Lalumondiere Meyer. He and Patsy Ann Abernathy were married June 9, 1956. She died Nov. 8, 1994...
Arlie Rister Jr. (12/17/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Arlie Otis Rister Jr., 72, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, at his home. He was born July 7, 1932, at Chaffee, son of Arlie and Dora Stidham Rister Sr. He and Bonnie Mantel were married Oct. 14, 1957. Rister retired as an engineer with Frisco Railroad Co. and Burlington Northern Railroad in Chaffee. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, VFW Post 3127, 32nd Degree member of Chaffee Masonic Lodge 615, and former member of Elks Lodge...
Hunter Southard (12/17/04)
Hunter Ray Southard, 6 days, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 2, 2004, at Saint Francis, son of Daniel and Sara Burke Southard of Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents; twin brother, Landon Ray Southard; grandparents, Ray Southard, Marcia Ritter and Bob and Mary Jane Burke, all of Cape Girardeau...
Dorothy Grogan (12/16/04)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Dorothy Mae Grogan, 56, of Lilbourn died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 7, 1948, daughter of John J. and Annie Arietta Hayden Grogan. She was formerly of East Prairie, Mo...
Robert Washington (12/16/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Lee Washington, 69, of Sikeston died Dec. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born July 5, 1935, in Clarksdale, Ark., son of Suzannah Buxton. He married Lonnie Cole. Washington had farmed and worked at Williams Auto Sales in Sikeston...
Isaac Tate (12/16/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Isaac "Ike" Tate, 70, of Sikeston died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 21, 1934, in Memphis, Tenn., son of Allen and Lillie Morris Tate. Tate had farmed and was an umpire for area baseball games...
Riley Wheat (12/16/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Riley Joseph Wheat, infant son of Duke and Sarah Sherrod Wheat of Holts Summit, Mo., died at birth Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Capital Regional Medical Center in Jefferson City, Mo. Survivors include his parents; maternal grandparents, Charles and Connie Sherrod of Sikeston, Sheila Kirk of Columbia, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Dennis Wheat Sr. ...
Joe Noble (12/16/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Joe E. Noble, 67, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at his home. He was born June 17, 1937, at Kennett, Mo., son of John Hampton and Minnie Opal Fox Noble. Noble was a retired electrician. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 58 in Detroit, Mich...
Jeffrey Thomas (12/16/04)
Jeffrey Alan Thomas, 40, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 4, 1964, in Detroit, Mich., son of Marion and Laura Faye Timmons Thomas. He and Teri Chenoweth were married June 22, 1991, in Cape Girardeau...
Estes Proffer (12/15/04)
Estes Ellis Proffer, 92, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004. He was born Aug. 13, 1912, in Cotton Plant, Ark., son of Willis Lawrence and Bird Estes Proffer of Cape Girardeau. Mr. Proffer graduated from Central High School in Cape Girardeau in 1930...
Grada Naeter (12/15/04)
Grada M. "Babe" Naeter, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 4, 1917, in the state of Mississippi, daughter of Grady and Reba Harmon. She and Harry A. Naeter Jr. were married May 18, 1937, in Pinckneyville, Ill. He died Feb. 16, 1994...
Willie Moore (12/15/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Willie Finley Moore, 93, of Charleston died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Sept. 17, 1911, in Deventer, Mo., daughter of Cyrus and Sadie Traylor. She and Thomas Byrd Moore were married Dec. 20, 1930. He died March 3, 1978...
Joe Noble (12/15/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Joe E. Noble, 67, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Jeffrey Thomas (12/15/04)
Jeffrey A. Thomas, 40, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Grover Crites (12/15/04)
Grover Cleveland Crites, 89, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Monday, Nov. 15, 2004, in Scottsdale. He was born May 4, 1915, son of Cleve and Rhoda Crites of Jackson. He married Helen Hard, who died Dec. 21, 1998. Crites was a graduate of Jackson High School and Southeast Missouri State University, and was an athlete at both schools. He coached football at Perryville and Advance, Mo., before moving to East St. Louis, Ill., where he was a coach, teacher and principal 31 years...
Lillian Braden (12/15/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lillian "Feedie" Braden, 72, of Sikeston died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Sept. 17, 1932, in Sikeston, daughter of Lynn and Edith Jeanette Carter Ancell. She and Laurence P. Braden were married Nov. 20, 1954, in Chicago...
Alvetta Peck (12/15/04)
KELSO, Mo. -- Alvetta M. Peck, 72, of Paducah, Ky., died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at her home. Formerly of Kelso, she was the daughter of Charles W. and Laura Glasstetter Struwe. She married William A. Peck. Peck retired from Clausner Hosiery Mill. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Paducah...
Helen Barnes (12/15/04)
Helen S. Barnes, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born May 8, 1907, daughter of John Isaac and Ida Schulz Sample. She first married Kenneth S. Chester in December 1964. He died in 1969. She later married Asa Barnes in 1973 in St. Augustine, Fla. He died in 1987...
Wilma Bohannon (12/14/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Wilma Frances Telker Bohannon, 79, of Charleston died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Jan. 13, 1925, in Texas Bend, daughter of Wilbert Raymond and Margaret Renaud Telker. She married Calvin Lawrence Bohannon June 27, 1953, in Charleston. He died Feb. 19, 2002...
Leo Martens (12/14/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leo E. Martens, 94, of Perryville died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born May 7, 1910, in Perry County, son of August and Caroline Hoog Martens. He and Olinda Huber were married July 25, 1933. She died Aug. 27, 1980. He and Odelia "Deets" DePauw Buerck were married May 5, 1990...
Mary Steward (12/14/04)
ANNISTON, Mo. -- Mary A. Steward, 80, of Anniston died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 4, 1924, at Bragg City, Mo., daughter of Alvin and Lena McKinley Myrick. She and Vester "Stud" Steward were married Feb. 27, 1948, at East Prairie, Mo. He died Nov. 16, 1996...
David Campbell (12/14/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- David Lee Campbell, 51, of Gravois Mills, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at his home. He was born May 6, 1953, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of Virgil and Christine Branum Campbell. He and Diana Richards were married Feb. 28, 1986, in Benton, Mo...
Dwight Buchanan (12/14/04)
Dwight L. "Buck" Buchanan, 56, of Scott City died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1948, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Carl and Marjorie Deardorff Buchanan. He and Deborah Lynn Vaughn were married July 7, 1977, in Scott City. She died Dec. 1, 2004...
Loretta Skelton (12/12/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Loretta Joyce Skelton, 63, of Sikeston died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 30, 1940, at Hayti, Mo., daughter of Lawrence and Lottie King Welch. She and Leonard M. "Jack" Skelton were married Jan. 27, 1961. He died Feb. 13, 2001...
Rose Renner (12/11/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rose C. Renner, 85, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born May 1, 1919, in Perry County, daughter of Louis and Theresa Unterreiner Leible. She and Joseph Renner were married May 26, 1947, at Apple Creek, Mo. He died Feb. 26, 1996...
Mildred Niswonger (12/11/04)
Mildred Martin Niswonger, 87, of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1917, at Daisy, daughter of Tony Sappington and Arlie Roberts Cobble. She and Clyde "Bud" Martin were married in 1934. He died Jan. 29, 1969. She and Frank Niswonger were married May 13, 1987...
Anna Vincent (12/11/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Anna Elizabeth Vincent, 83, of Benton died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 29, 1921, at Benton, daughter of Thomas Marshall and Eva Mae Davidson Hensley. She and Harvey Moore were married Aug. 11, 1937. He died Feb. 9, 1974. She and Emitt Vincent were married June 2, 1977. He died Feb. 20, 1994...
John Metz (12/11/04)
John L. Metz, 63, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at Capital Regional Medical Center in Jefferson City. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Wilmes (12/11/04)
Mary Wilmes, 85, of Creve Coeur, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Delmar Gardens of Creve Coeur. She was born Dec. 30, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Eugene R. and Helen M. Andrews. She married George H. Wilmes, who preceded her in death...
Shirley Legins (12/11/04)
Shirley R. Legins, 58, of Martin, Tenn., died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin. She was born March 30, 1946, in Potosi, Mo., daughter of Arley M. and Opal Mounce Roberts. She married Billie Joe Legins. Legins was a secretary at Ross and Sons Merchandise, and a member of Central Baptist Church...
Kenneth Simpson (12/12/04)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Kenneth "Tuffy" Simpson, 77, of Zalma died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Simpson was born March 27, 1927, at Brownwood, Mo., son of Lewis and Mary Cooper Simpson. He was a retired construction worker and a member of the Advance Eagles. He served with the Army Air Corps during World War II...
Earline Ruffin (12/12/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Earline W. Ruffin, 78, of Cairo died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at Cincinnati, Ohio. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo. Funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with the Rev. Bill McGhee officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Myrtle Seabaugh (12/12/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Myrtle "Myrt" Seabaugh, 80, of Patton died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov., 23, 1924, at Patton, daughter of Ira M. and Anna C. Shirley Crites. She and Virgil L. Seabaugh were married April 28, 1951. He died Dec. 27, 1988...
Sharon Keesee (12/13/04)
Sharon Sue Keesee, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Oct. 8, 1944, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Percy and Amanda Overbeck McCormick. She and Donald Keesee were married Jan. 3, 1970, at Scott City...
David Campbell (12/13/04)
GRAVOIS MILLS, Mo. -- David Lee Campbell, 51, of Gravois Mills, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 11 2004, at his home. Nunnlee Funeral Chapel is in charges of arrangements.
Robert Sutterer (12/13/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert E. "Bob" Sutterer, 71, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1933, at Perryville, son of Carl and Lena Mouser Sutterer. He and Carol Hoehn were married May 14, 1966, at Perryville...
Glenna Turnipseed (12/13/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Glenna Nadine Turnipseed, 85, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at Barnes Jewish Hospital at St. Louis, Mo. She was born Dec. 3, 1919, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of William and Lou Frances Hastings Burge. She and George Turnipseed were married Feb. 7, 1937. He died March 13, 1975...
Sylvan Bruckerhoff (12/13/04)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Sylvan J. Bruckerhoff, 85, of St. Mary died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital at Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was born Jan. 24, 1919, at Rhineland, Mo., son of Clements and Estella Reymer Bruckerhoff. He and Edna "Peggy" Huber were married May 17, 1947...
Aubrey Sullivan (12/13/04)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Aubrey E. "Bunkey" Sullivan, 66, of Mounds died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, at his home. He was born July 22, 1938, at Detroit, Mich., son of James and Hazel Laws Sullivan. Sullivan was a retired painter. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Pulaski County Memorial VFW Post 8891 of Mounds and served on the Honor Guard Team...
David Rose (12/12/04)
David J. Rose, 46, died Saturday at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, where he had resided the past three months. He was born Oct. 7, 1958, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., the son of Emil S. and Edna S. Miller Rose of rural Piedmont, Mo. Rose was a graduate of Clearwater High School in Piedmont. ...
Deloise Tyler (12/10/04)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Deloise E. Chaney Tyler, 64, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at her home. She was born July 16, 1940, in Wyatt, Mo., daughter of Oley and Alma Rimpson Chaney. She married Willie Tyler in 1970...
Anna Vincent (12/10/04)
BENTON, Mo. -- Anna Elizabeth Vincent, 83, of Benton died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Kailey Jackson (12/10/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Kailey Nichole Jackson, 4 days, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She was born Dec. 3, 2004, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Steven and Tia Hale Jackson. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Trenton Jackson of Jonesboro; maternal grandparents, Renee and Gary Knight and Rick and Lisa Pulver of Anna, Ill., Joe Hale of Xenia, Ill.; and paternal grandparents, Charles and Stella Jackson of Cobden, Ill...
Rose Renner (12/10/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rose C. Renner, 85, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born May 1, 1919, in Perry County, daughter of Louis and Theresa Unterreiner Leible. She and Joseph Renner were married May 26, 1947, at Apple Creek, Mo. He died Feb. 26, 1996...
Frances Heckemeyer (12/10/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frances Elizabeth Heckemeyer, 91, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1913, in Tuckerman, Ark., daughter of Anthony Joseph and Bessie Baughman Goetz. She and Paul Quentin Heckemeyer were married May 31, 1935, in St. Louis. He died June 23, 1991...
Dora Meyer (12/10/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dora Louisa Meyer, 93, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Sept. 5, 1911, at Laflin, Mo., daughter of William and Carrie Josephine Clippard Riehn. She and Leon Meyer were married Oct. 27, 1934, in Illinois. He died June 4, 1964...
Henry Nordin (12/10/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Henry Arlie Nordin, 88, of Chaffee died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born March 8, 1916, at Chaffee, son of Clarence Henry and Lethie Marie Biby Nordin. He and Cora Leona Seyer were married Dec. 28, 1985. She died Jan. 22, 1993...
Edith Nowak (12/10/04)
Edith Lauraine Nowak, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Life Care Center. She was born April 16, 1935, in Washington County, Mo., daughter of Gilbert W. and Mildred Buchanan DeClue. She and James Sly were married April 23, 1955, in St. Louis. He died Dec. 31, 1977. She later married Jacob Nowak Nov. 12, 1984, in Belleville, Ill. He died Oct. 31, 1997...
Virginia Songer (12/09/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Virginia Townsend Songer, 89, of Chaffee, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 10, 1915, in Jonesboro, Ark., and had lived in Puxico, Mo. She married Gilbert Townsend who died in 1974. She married Mitt Songer who died in 1996...
Helen Whittaker (12/09/04)
Helen Marie Whittaker, 77, of Manito, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at Morton Villa Nursing Home in Morton, Ill. She was born April 21, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William and Agnes Stallings Graham. She and Ellis Whittaker were married March 31, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 4, 1988...
Ruth Steward (12/09/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruth C. Steward, 92, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1911, in Maury City, Tenn., daughter of Ed and Mae Agee Byassee. She and Fred H. Steward Sr. were married Aug. 18, 1935. He died March 31, 1978...
Kailey Jackson (12/09/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Kailey Nichole Jackson, 3 days, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Rosemary Roth (12/09/04)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Rosemary E. Roth, 83, of Ste. Genevieve died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 26, 1921, in Ste. Genevieve, daughter of August H. and Rose Kuehn Rottler. She married Louis G. Roth, who died Oct. 21, 1987. Roth was a member of Western Catholic Union, Daughters of Isabella, VFW Auxiliary, and was a former 4-H leader...
Paul Barks (12/09/04)
Paul C. Barks, 88, of Jackson died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born May 20,1916, at Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Fred J. and Nettie I. Conrad Barks. He and Lucille B. Propst were married Dec. 9, 1936. She died June 11, 1989...
Leona Anderton (12/09/04)
Leona Helen Anderton, 90, of Jackson died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born June 28, 1914, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of George Thomas and Annie Eliza Rice Hughes. She and James Henry Anderton were married Sept. 28, 1930, in Courtney, Mo. He died in 1990...
Dora Meyer (12/09/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dora L. Meyer, 93, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Cody Ring (12/09/04)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Cody Allen Ring, 14, of Wolf Lake died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He was born Sept. 5, 1990, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ricky and Sharon Marquis Ring. Ring attended Shawnee Junior High School, and was a member of the baseball team, Beta Club, and band. He was an honorary member of River to River Corvette Club...
Leslie Hicks (12/09/04)
Leslie Taylor "LT" Hicks, 79, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Puxico, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 2, 1925, in Puxico. He married Mary Trout Dec. 26, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. She survives...
Ethel Franks (12/08/04)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Ethel Louise Franks, 79, of Blodgett died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born May 25, 1925, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Walter David and Lela Victoria Riggs Deason Sr. She and James Edward Franks were married Jan. 25, 1948. He died Jan. 17, 1983...
Helen Whittaker (12/08/04)
Helen Whittaker, 77, of Morton, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at Morton Villa Nursing Home in Morton. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Cecil Kraatz (12/08/04)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Cecil Kraatz, 101, of Ullin died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at her home. She was born March 13, 1903, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of William Loranzo and Chloe Malinda Lentz Earnhart. She and Roy Rudolph Kraatz were married Dec. 23, 1922, in Mound City, Ill. He died in 1966...
Velma Walker (12/08/04)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Velma Josephine Walker, 83, of Commerce died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 4, 1921, in Tennessee, daughter of Thomas and Lula Bom Coble. She and Robert Fulton Walker were married Oct. 30, 1939. He died March 4, 1979...
Gilbert Hess (12/08/04)
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- Gilbert "Gib" Hess, 88, of Carterville died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County. He was born March 14, 1916, in Grassy Township, Ill., son of Hiram Gorton and Effie Thomas Hess. He and Clara Clendenin were married in 1940 at Charleston, Mo. She preceded him in death in 1944. He then married Janis Ross May 12, 1945, in Herrin, Ill. She preceded him in death in 1995...
Lester Knight (12/08/04)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Lester Louis Knight, 63, of Commerce died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 5, 1941, in Scott County, son of Lester Bryan and Thecla Clara Westrich Knight. Mr. Knight was manager of Service 4 Car Wash in Cape Girardeau 25 years, and had worked at Midwest Grain and Barge in Scott City the past four years. He was a member of Commerce Baptist Church...
Lucille DeLine (12/08/04)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lucille Grider DeLine, 86, of Charleston died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 13, 1918, in the Thompson Bend Community of Mississippi County, daughter of John S. and Sallie G. Graham Grider. She and Earl Madison DeLine were married March 18, 1949. He preceded her in death Jan. 4, 1990...
Hazel Davie (12/08/04)
Hazel I. Watkins Davie, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Jan. 1, 1914, in Oriole, Mo., daughter of Clarence L. and Maude McLain Watkins. She and Paul A. McLaird were married April 28, 1933. He died Feb. 10, 1965. On June 8, 1968, Hazel married Robert Lee Davie. He died in January 1973...
Della Anglin (12/07/04)
Della Anglin, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of Lucas and Mary Elizabeth Cramer. She married Les Anglin, who preceded her in death. Formerly of Cairo, Ill., she was a member of First Southern Baptist Church...
Hazel Davie (12/07/04)
Hazel Watkins Davie, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Chateau Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Lawrence Taylor (12/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lawrence J. Taylor, 84, of Perryville died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. He was born April 2, 1920, in Perry County, the son of John and Ora Johnson Taylor. He was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. During his tour of duty he received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star...
Amos Eilers (12/07/04)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Amos Peter "Buddy" Eilers, 57, of Bell City died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 24, 1947, in St. Louis, son of Amos and Pauline Abney Eilers. He and Regina Coleman were married Jan. 24, 1970, in St. Louis...
Lester Knight (12/07/04)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Lester Louis Knight, 63, of Commerce died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 5, 1941, in Scott County, son of Lester Bryan and Thecla Clara Westrich Knight. Knight was manager of Service 4 Car Wash in Cape Girardeau 25 years, and had worked at Midwest Grain and Barge in Scott City the past four years. He was a member of Commerce Baptist Church...
Martha Touchette (12/07/04)
Martha A. Touchette, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 7, 1933, in Willow Springs, Mo., daughter of Ike and Cynthia Ledbetter. She and Ron Touchette were married Jan. 2, 1954. Ron passed away June 11, 2000...
Ella Hoffstetter (12/07/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ella G. Hoffstetter, 85, formerly of Perryville died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at the University Nursing and Rehab Center in Edwardsville, Ill. She was born July 22, 1919, at Minnith, Mo., daughter of James F. and Minnie A. Carson Boland. She and Harry G. Hoffstetter were married Aug. 3, 1944. He died July 23, 1999...
Rulen Knox (12/07/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rulen G. Knox, 43, of Sullivan, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004. He was born June 27, 1961, at Chaffee, son of Rulen Spies and Judy Bagwell. He and Deborah Phegley were married in Sullivan. Knox was employed by Operating Engineers Local 513 in St. Louis...
John Copeland (12/07/04)
John Paul Copeland, 43, of Kansas City, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004. He was born April 23, 1961, in Bonne Terre, Mo., son of Walter and Leathea Copeland. He married Amy Mosley. Copeland was formerly youth pastor at First Free Will Baptist Church in Farmington, Mo., and later was pastor at Victory Free Will Baptist Church in Kansas City...
Eugene Bohnert (12/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eugene E. Bohnert, 91, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born May 4, 1913, at Longtown, Mo., son of Andrew and Anna Muench Bohnert. He and Edith E. Cox were married March 22, 1937. She died Nov. 12, 2004...
Aaron Basham (12/04/04)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Aaron Lee Basham, 80, of Karnak died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Ill. He was born Oct. 1, 1924, in Brackenridge County, Ky., son of David and Eva Basham. He married Alice Stone, who preceded him in death...
Willie Wiggins (12/04/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Willie Mae Wiggins, 73, of Sikeston died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 8, 1931, at Famous, Mo., daughter of William and Bertha Mae Decker Nicholson. She was a member of Greer's Chapel Baptist Church. She was co-owner and operator of Wiggins Cafe in Sikeston for 30 years before retiring...
Lester Crader Jr. (12/04/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lester Walter Crader Jr., 55, of Marble Hill died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Hutchings Funeral Chapel of Marble Hill.
Lorenza Whitley (12/05/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lorenza P. Whitley, 72, of Chaffee died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 26, 1932, in Portageville, Mo., son of Cecil and Lennie Lucille Cudd Whitley. He and Anna Mary Rodenberry were married May 15, 1965, in Cape Girardeau...
William Dunlap (12/04/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- William "Garner" Dunlap, 90, of Advance died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield, Mo. He was born Sept. 23, 1914, at Bell City, Mo., son of William W. and Myrtle Garner Dunlap. He and Virginia Wealand were married Dec. 25, 1939, at Bell City. She died in 1984...
Michelle Welty (12/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Michelle Lynn Welty, 35, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1969, in Perryville, daughter of Mike Welty and Karen Sue Rodewald. Survivors include a daughter, Megan Elder of Perryville; her mother of St. Mary, Mo.; her father of Perryville; a brother, Travis Welty of Perryville; maternal grandmother, Ruby Rodewald of St. Mary; and paternal grandmother, Ruby Welty of Perryville...
Alan Hill Jr. (12/04/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dwayne Alan Hill Jr., 31, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, in Perryville. He was born Sept. 7, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of Dwayne A. and Ruth A. Niswonger Hill Sr. He was formerly of Jackson. Hill was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Lucetra Sperry (12/04/04)
Lucetra May Sperry, 83, of Florissant, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. She was born May 3, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Claude O. and Grace Noland Devenport. She and Frank Sperry were married June 27, 1943, in Olathe, Kan. He died in 1970...
Elvine Flannigan (12/04/04)
Elvine "Misty" Flannigan, 45, of Dahlgren, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Good Samaritan Regional Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill. She was born Dec. 25, 1958, in Chicago, daughter of Elvin Earl and Ruth Adams Ladd. She and Donald Flannigan were married Aug. 23, 1981...
Steve Chandler (12/04/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Steve L. Chandler, 55, of Marble Hill died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his home, following an illness. He was born July 12, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lynn and Wanda Ricketts Chandler. He and Julia Johnson were married April 18, 1992, in Marble Hill...
Jack Seabaugh (12/05/04)
Jack L. Seabaugh, 71, of Marietta, Ga., and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2004. He and Wilma Maile were married Aug. 12, 1956, in Peoria, Ill. He was retired from GAB Business Systems and was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife; and two daughters, Kathy Adkins and Karen Seabaugh, both of Marietta...
Marilyn Logel (12/05/04)
Marilyn Logel, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Della Anglin (12/06/04)
Della Anglin, 83, of Cape Gir ardeau, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home at Cairo.
Marilyn Logel (12/06/04)
Marilyn J. Logel, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 6, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph and Francis Simpher Logel. She worked at Potashnick Construction Co. and then at the Tucker Truck Lines for 32 years as a clerk. She last worked at Schott and Van De Ven Accounting. She was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church and the Council of Catholic Women...
Opal Rose (12/06/04)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Opal L. "Billie" Rose, 82, of Wappapello and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Rose was born Nov. 8, 1922, at Advance, Mo., daughter of Albert W. and Della M. Fields Revelle. She was a charter member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary 3416...
Charlene Baker (12/06/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charlene Smith Baker, 76, of Sikeston died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Dec. 16, 1927, at Formosa, Ark., daughter of Claude and Cora Shipley Smith. She and Jack Baker were married in 1947 in New Madrid, Mo. He died in May 1994...
Zale Puhlman (12/05/04)
Zale Richard Puhlman, 63, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 15, 1941, in Sioux Falls, S.D., son of Richard Vernon and Evelyn Nora Barr Puhlman. He and Cheryl L. Wills were married Aug. 7, 1971, in Seattle, Wash...
Lester Crader (12/05/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lester Walter Crader, 55, of Marble Hill died Dec. 3, 2004, at his home following a lengthy illness with cancer. He was born Sept. 15, 1949, in Lutesville, Mo., son of Lester Walter and Marcia Goskie Crader. He grew up in Bollinger County and attended Woodland R-4. He worked at the Lutesville Pallet Mill and Loveall Power Line Co. as an electrician, logger and self-employed carpenter...
Steve Chandler (12/05/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Steve L. Chandler, 55, of Marble Hill died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his home, following an illness. He was born July 12, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lynn and Wanda Ricketts Chandler. He and Julia Johnson were married April 18, 1992, in Marble Hill...
Esther Doggett (12/05/04)
PATTON, Mo. -- Esther Eula Doggett, 85, of Patton passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 19, 1919, in Patton, Mo., daughter of Wiley Joseph and Mary Margaret McGraw Gallup. She married William Grandison Doggett on June 22, 1939, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1995...
Elvine Flannigan (12/05/04)
Elvine "Misty" Flannigan, 45, of Dahlgren, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Good Samaritan Regional Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill. She was born Dec. 25, 1958, in Chicago, daughter of Elvin Earl and Ruth Adams Ladd. She and Donald Flannigan were married Aug. 23, 1981...
Clara Sides (12/05/04)
Clara J. Acup Sides, 87, of Jackson died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 11, 1917, in Zalma, Mo., daughter of William H. and Mary E. Gregory Jackson. She and Burl Acup were married March 24, 1944. He died May 20, 1974. She and Raymond P. Sides were married Jan. 6, 1983. He died Nov. 21, 2002...
Julitta Wibbenmeyer (12/05/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Julitta L. Wibbenmeyer, 96, formerly of Perryville, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Brookview Nursing Home in Maryland Heights, Mo. She was born Sept. 11, 1908, at Old Appleton, Mo., daughter of Theodore W. and Christina H. Buchheit Meyer. She and Leo N. Wibbenmeyer were married April 23, 1932. He died in March 1979...
Cleta Hines (12/03/04)
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Cleta Hines, 66, of Metropolis died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Oct. 3, 1938, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Charles Edward and Leola Mae Davis Clubb Sr. She married Milton Lee Hines in Metropolis. He preceded her in death...
Bessie Phelps (12/03/04)
BURFORDVILLE -- Bessie Elizabeth Dudley Phelps, 76, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Randles, Mo., daughter of Ned Edward and Hazel McComas Menz. She married Robert Joe Dudley March 21,1947. He died Dec. 15,1989. She married John Thomas Phelps Sr., March 8, 1996...
Lindell Anderson (12/03/04)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Lindell Anderson, 64, of Karnak died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was born June 20, 1940, in Hillerman, Ill., son of Paul and Lana Barnett Anderson. He married Shirley Ford. Anderson retired from the Coca-Cola plant in Paducah, where he was a service technician 27 years...
Clairus Mullins (12/03/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clairus Mullins, 88, of Anna died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Dec. 27, 1915, in Simpson, Ill., daughter of Charlie and Grace Menees Williams. She and Sidney Mullins were married Nov. 20, 1941. He died July 8, 1984...
Murriel Bone (12/03/04)
Anna Murriel Bone, 89, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center North. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, at Millersville, daughter of Ora Odie and Myrtle Huff Stearns. She and Eldon K. Bone were married Jan. 9, 1938. He died Jan. 13, 1984...
Louise Godwin (12/03/04)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Louise Godwin, 83, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 3, 1921, at Neelyville, Mo., daughter of Clarence Walter and Lola Mae Lumpkins Elliott. She and Ray Godwin were married Jan. 14, 1939...
Maryann Dzur (12/03/04)
Maryann I. Dzur, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1911, in Duluth, Minn., daughter of Oscar and Clara Wester Carlson. She and James Gustav Dzur were married in 1939 in Gardiner, Mont. He preceded her in death...
Patricia Fussell (12/03/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Patricia Ann Fussell, 49, of Bell, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 12, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ollie and Maggie McBride Groves. She and David Fussell were married June 13, 1993. Fussell was a retired truck driver with Advance Express in Advance, Mo. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary in Chaffee. She was formerly of Chaffee...
Patricia Fussell (12/02/04)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Patricia Ann Fussell, 49, of Bell, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at her home. She was born Jan. 12, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ollie and Maggie McBride Groves. She and David Fussell were married June 13, 1993. Fussell was a truck driver with Advance Express in Advance, Mo. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary in Chaffee. She was formerly of Chaffee...
Eddie Cotner (12/02/04)
Eddie A. Cotner, 56, of Washington, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at St. John's Hospital in Washington. He was born Feb. 11, 1948, at Millersville, son of Dewey R. and Glenda C. Pulliam Cotner. Cotner moved to Washington in 1968 from Jackson, where he worked at a corncob pipe factory...
Alice Minter (12/02/04)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Alice J. Minter, 80, of Glenallen died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born May 15, 1924, at Granby, Mo., daughter of John and Ethel Baker Ivie. She and Avery Minter were married May 29, 1948...
Martha Lamer (12/02/04)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Martha Jane "Marty" Lamer, 78, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born April 8, 1926, in Jonesboro, daughter of Arthur Peter and Minnie Pearl Neely Weiss. Lamer was a greeter several years at Wal-Mart in Anna. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Anna Moose Ladies Auxiliary...
Ilene Hitt (12/02/04)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ilene Hitt, 88, of Advance died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 17, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Comelous and Althea Zimmerman Cox. She and Everett Hitt were married June 13, 1936, in Jackson. He died May 15, 2002...
Dwayne Hill (12/02/04)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dwayne Allen Hill, 31, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, in Perryville. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Jennie Friedrich (12/02/04)
Doris "Jennie" Friedrich, 85, of Jackson passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 26, 1919, in Jackson, daughter of Henry A. and Mary Ann Clingingsmith Steinhoff. She and Ralph H. Friedrich were married March 9, 1947. He passed away Feb. 4, 1984...
Deborah Buchanan (12/02/04)
Deborah Lynn Buchanan, 48, of Scott City died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at her home. She was born Sept. 24, 1956, in Aurora, Ill., daughter of Harold and Mary Vaughn. She and Dwight "Buck" Buchanan were married July 7, 1977, in Scott City. Buchanan worked in Central Services at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Evelyn Dockins (12/02/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Laura Evelyn Dockins, 82, of Sikeston, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 2, 1922, in West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of William Henry and Maggie Mabel Cobb Conner. She and Chester P. Dockins were married July 15, 1939, in Sikeston. He died Nov. 16, 1987...
Joel McCrary Sr. (12/02/04)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Joel W. "Little Joe" McCrary Sr., 69, of McClure died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 30, 1934, in Corinth, Miss., son of Wayne Herbert and Allive Rogers McCrary. He and Wilma Branch were married Feb. 26, 1952, in Leachville, Ark...
Robert Cruse (12/01/04)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Robert Harold Cruse, 85, of Jensen Beach, Fla., died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, at Parkway Health and Rehab in Stuart, Fla. He was born in Grand Tower, Ill. He moved to Jensen Beach 48 years ago from Mounds, Ill. He married Billy Agnes Gunn, who died Nov. 27, 1999...
Billy Cruse (12/01/04)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Billy Agnes Cruse, 82, of Jensen Beach, Fla., died Saturday, Nov. 27, 1999. She was born Jan. 23, 1917, in Villa Ridge, daughter of Henry and Alys Gamble Gunn Sr. She married Robert Harold Cruse, who died Nov. 21, 2004. Cruse taught at Thistlewood Elementary School in Mounds, Ill., through the 1940s, and at Jensen Beach Elementary School from the late 1950s to the early 1980s...
Eddie Cotner (12/01/04)
Eddie A. Cotner, 56, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, in Washington, Mo. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Helen McMillan (12/01/04)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Helen Ruth McMillan, 95, of Bloomfield died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Sept. 29, 1909, in Ozone, Ark., daughter of Merion Lamac and Mary Francis Shelby Adkins. She and Oliver Scott McMillan were married Oct. 28, 1928. He died Dec. 18, 1993...
Victor Russell (12/01/04)
ANNA, Ill. -- Victor Russell, 84, of Alamo, Texas, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at Mission Hospital in Mission, Texas. He was born July 23, 1920, in Vienna, Ill., son of Willie Ernest and Della C. Henard Russell. He and Mable A. Davis were married June 6, 1938, in Jackson...
Adrian Young (12/01/04)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Adrian Earl Young, 75, of Sikeston died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born May 6, 1929, in Portageville, Mo., son of Jesse Earl and Ella May Carson Young. He and Jessie Brown were married July 13, 1953, in Portageville...
Doris Friedrich (12/01/04)
Doris "Jennie" Friedrich, 85, of Jackson died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Joel McCrary Sr. (12/01/04)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Joel W. "Little Joe" McCrary Sr., 69, of McClure died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
James Tidwell (12/01/04)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- James H. "Cub" Tidwell, 67, of Matthews died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 29, 1937, in Fayette County, Ala., son of Bersie and Clara Tucker Tidwell. He married Ollie McCormick, who died in 1978. He later married Elizabeth Vandiver Scott Nov. 21, 1980...