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Obituaries from February 2005

Richard Sides (02/28/05)
FESTUS, Mo. -- Richard Wayne Sides, 57, of Festus died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1947, at Cape Girardeau, son of Lloyd and Millie Henson Sides. Sides was a pipefitter for the Local 562 in St. Louis, Mo. He was also a member of the VFW post in Festus and the Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War...
Anna Woods (02/28/05)
Anna Jean Gonza Woods died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, fortified with the Sacrament of Holy Mother Church. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley H. Woods. They were married April 3, 1948, in St. Louis, Mo. She was the dear mother of Stephen R. Woods of Deleware, Ohio, and the late Cheryl Ann Woods; grandmother of Robert Woods of Mesa, Ariz., Amanda Woods of Columbus, Ohio; great-grandmother of Lillian Catherine Woods of Mesa; sister to Robert Goza Jr. ...
Anna Hood (02/28/05)
Anna Mae Hood, 96, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Lexington, Ky., died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Jan. 10, 1909, in Corbin, Ky., daughter of James and Minnie Austin Hood. Hood taught second grade for more than 50 years, with 44 years of service to Fayette County schools. She was a member of Central Christian Church, Pilot Club and the Kentucky Teachers Association...
Peggy Stewart (02/28/05)
Peggy Flippin Stewart, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 1, 1929, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Paul and Glenys Smith Flippin. She and Dr. William Stewart were married. Stewart was a member of Cairo Baptist Church. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the Order of the Rose...
Ronald Talley (02/28/05)
Ronald Dale Talley, 58, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1946, in Dexter, Mo., son of Raymon and Frances "Elizabeth" O'Dell Talley. Talley was an equipment operator with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War...
Ruth Militti (02/28/05)
Ruth Ira Militti, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 25, 1917, in Searcy, Ark., daughter of Columbus and Lucille Evans Robbins. She and Yano Militti were married May 26, 1936, in Grassy, Mo...
Ethel Warren (02/28/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ethel Mae Warren, 95, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Union County Hospital. She was born Feb. 1, 1910, in Du Quoin, Ill., daughter of William and Mary Glen McNeal. She and C. Davis Warren were married Sept. 13, 1910. He died Oct. 25, 2002...
Elmer Westbrook (02/28/05)
Elmer Robert Westbrook, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 3, 1924, in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., son of Elmer and Helen Marlarley. Elmer was a lifetime member of VFW 3838 in Cape Girardeau and was also a member of the Advance Eagles 4145...
Nora Hobeck (02/28/05)
Nora S. Hobeck, 94, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Friedham, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 13, 1910, in Friedheim, daughter of Fredrick and Anna Isenberg Rohde. She and Clarence Dickmann were married March 31, 1933. He died in 1949. She and Otis Hobeck were married Nov. 24, 1951. He died Feb. 12, 1985...
Dorothy Resch (02/28/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mrs. Dorothy C. Resch, 86, of Anna died at 7:17 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born April 30, 1918, in Monroe, N.Y., daughter of George F. and Grace Smith Sapper. She married Charles Edwin Resch on May 12, 1946, in Monroe; he preceded her in death Jan. 4, 2000...
Dolores Wagner (02/28/05)
Dolores V. Wagner, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 21, 1919, at Philadelphia, Penn., daughter of William and Veronica Quigley Thixton. She and Ivan Clark Wagner were married Dec. 7, 1941, at Yuma, Ariz. He died in 1991...
Clifford Petton Sr. (02/28/05)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Clifford Warren Petton Sr., 83, of Marquand died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at his home. He was born March 19, 1921, in St. Louis, Mo., son of Edward and Christine Faitz Pettan. He and Doris Jakubowski were married Feb. 19, 1946, in St. Louis...
Robert Voudrie (02/28/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Robert Glenn Voudrie, 63, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at the Veterans Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Leona Grebing (02/26/05)
Leona M. Grebing, 96, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 26, 1908, in Shawneetown, daughter of Henry and Alvenia Kayser Wilkens. She and Richard Grebing were married Aug. 26, 1928, in Shawneetown. He passed away March 20, 1985...
Paula Crecelius (02/26/05)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Paula Crecelius, 18, of Olmsted died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Lucy Cook (02/26/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Lucy I. Cook, 73, of Sedgewickville died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Liley Funeral Home at Patton, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Opal Patten (02/26/05)
Opal Patten, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bobbietta Cortez (02/26/05)
Bobbietta Jean Cortez, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 27, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ivan and Nelda Stone Bragg. Cortez was store manager at Fill-Up Mart, and prior to that worked at Thorngate Ltd...
Glenda Wasson (02/26/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Glenda Faye Wasson, 65, of Sikeston died Friday Feb. 25, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. She was born Feb. 9, 1940, daughter of Buford and Mildred Ernestine Floyd Harder. Her father died when she was an infant, and she was raised by her stepfather, Jim Pitts. ...
Margaret Gorham (02/26/05)
Margaret H. Gorham, 92, of Newton, Kan., died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Newton Medical Center. She was born Sept. 22, 1912, in Potwin, Kan., daughter of Earnest L. and Isabel Finch Hanstine. She and Charles Irvin Gorham were married June 3, 1936, in Newton. He died in April 1960...
Glen Rice (02/26/05)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Glen Allen Rice, 79, of Blodgett died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Dyersburg, Tenn., son of Charles Rupert and Bonnie Avis Robert Rice. He and Christine Wade were married Nov. 23, 1961, in Sikeston, Mo...
Gentry Matthews (02/26/05)
Gentry Edwin "Bud" Matthews, 79, of Nixa, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at Cox South Medical Center. He was born March 25, 1925, at Chaffee, Mo. Matthews retired as an agent with Frisco Railroad in 1981. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War...
Tammy Parola (02/26/05)
ENERGY, Ill. -- Tammy Parola, 45, of Energy died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 30, 1959, in Herrin, Ill. She married Charles Parola. Survivors include her husband; a son, Shane Hock of Anna, Ill.; a stepson, Scott Dawson of Herrin; and three grandchildren...
Lucy Cook (02/27/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Lucy I. Cook, 73, of Sedgewickville died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 31, 1932, at Sedgewickville, daughter of Otis and Ida Seabaugh Johnston. She and Henry J. "Junior" Cook were married May 6, 1950. He died Aug. 29, 1987...
Paula Crecelius (02/27/05)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Paula M. Crecelius, 18, of Olmsted died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 6, 1986, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Paul and Naomi Windhorst Johnson. She was member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Pulaski, Ill. She was a tutor for Meridian schools in Mounds and was a student at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Ill...
Clarence Dillow (02/27/05)
COBDEN, Ill.-- Clarence E. Dillow, 88, of Cobden died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at his home. He was born May 7, 1916, at Cobden, son of Claude E. and Dessie Lea Casey Dillow. He and Ruth M. Stang were married March 17, 1940; she died Feb. 27, 1957. He later married Hester M. Casey. She died Oct. 17, 1991...
Dolores Wagner (02/27/05)
Dolores V. Wagner, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Opal Patten (02/27/05)
Opal Lear Patten, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 30, 1915, in Laflin, Mo., daughter of Elijah Biven and Etta Mae Huffman Lear. She and Earl J. Patten were married in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death on March 30, 1989...
Dorothy Resch (02/27/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mrs. Dororthy C. Resch, 86, of Anna died at 7:17 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born April 30, 1918, in Monroe, N.Y., daughter of George F. and Grace Smith Sapper. She married Charles Edwin Resch on May 12, 1946, in Monroe; he preceded her in death Jan. 4, 2000...
The Rev. Earl Riley (02/27/05)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Rev. Earl Riley, 74, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born May 7, 1930, at Scott City, son of Clarence E. and Eva Burns Riley. Riley was a minister for more than 50 years...
Albert Jones (02/27/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Albert Lee Jones, 49, of Charleston died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at his home. He was born March 30, 1955, at Hayti, Mo., son of Albert and Laura Sparks Jones. He had been at auto mechanic until retiring in 1992. He and Sondra Myracle were married April 15, 1975...
Charles Sloan (02/27/05)
MAKANDA, Ill. -- Charles Jay Sloan, 44, of Makanda died Friday, Feb. 24, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 17, 1961, at Lawrenceville, Ill., son of the Revs. Norman and Mildred L. Sloan. He graduated from Shawnee High School in 1979 and worked as a riverboat hand for a while. He had been disabled the past several years while battling cancer...
Harlene Cruse (02/27/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harlene Cruse, 67, of Elgin, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Sherbrooke Village in St. Louis. She was born June 25, 1937, at Anna, daughter of Harlin and Lucille Stokes Cruse. She was a retired cook at Elgin Mental Health Center...
Beulah Lackey (02/27/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Beulah Lackey, 75, of Benton died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 26, 1930, at Mound City, Ill., daughter of Elmer Allen and Lora Leatherland Welch. She and Harley William Lackey were married June 15, 1950, at Piggott, Ark. He died Sept. 12, 1985...
Cornelia McCrate (02/27/05)
Cornelia McCrate, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 15, 1910, at Columbus Grove, Ohio, daughter of Joseph C. and Delphine Dunne McCrate. She graduated from St. Eustachius High School in Portageville, Mo. She lived much of her life in Lima, Ohio, where she was a member of St Rose Catholic Church...
Ronald Talley (02/27/05)
Ronald Dale Talley, 58, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Gladys Sullinger (02/25/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Gladys I. Sullinger, 96, of Advance died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born June 10, 1908, near Advance, daughter of Edward and Nora Hitt Nolen. She and Cecil Sullinger were married Dec. 3, 1930, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died July 9, 1988...
James Jordan (02/25/05)
James M. Jordan, 92, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Jackson Manor. He was born May 31, 1912, at Mint Hill, Mo., son of Benjamin Martin and Mary Elizabeth Quinn Jordan. He and Alice H. Frey were married June 29, 1935, at Hermann, Mo. Jordan worked 13 years for the Army Corps of Engineers in Gasconade, Mo. He later worked at Louis Begemann's general merchandise store in Hermann, was manager of a supermarket in Memphis, Tenn., and in 1948 purchased a grocery store...
Bobbietta Cortez (02/25/05)
Bobbietta Jean Cortez, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lillie Weith (02/25/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lillie Florence Weith, 93, of Perryville died Thursday Feb. 24, 2005, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan 4, 1912, in Polk County, Mo., daughter of William Thomas and Agnes Rosa Fox Stockdall. She was raised by foster parents, Charles and Georgia Rice Sowell...
Hazel Karsteter (02/25/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Hazel I. Karsteter, 94, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Union County Hospital at Anna. She was born March 20, 1910, daughter of Thomas and Lula Broadway Bilderbeck. She married Claude Anderson in June of 1930; he died May 16, 1957. She married Arthur Karsteter Oct. 17 1962; he died Sept. 30, 1978...
Irene Smith (02/25/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elsie Irene Smith, 89, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 24, 1915, at Point Pleasant, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Laura Owen Richey. She and H. Linn Smith Jr. were married Aug. 21, 1949, at Sikeston. He died in April 1985...
Rickey Ivie (02/25/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rickey Lee Ivie, 48, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Dec. 5, 1956, at Wyatt, Mo., son of Walter and Shirley Shankle Ivie. He and Janet Crawford were married in 1991. Ivie moved to Sikeston a year ago, where he had worked at Wal-Mart until retiring in May 2004 due to ill health. ...
Beatrice Winkler (02/25/05)
Beatrice May Winkler, 99, formerly of Perryville, Mo., and Houston, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005. She was born June 23, 1905, in Perryville, daughter of Charles E. and Dora M. Tucker Cashion. She and Barnard L. Winkler were married June 3, 1944, in St. Louis. He died Jan. 26, 2002...
Hattie Hahs (02/25/05)
Hattie O. Hahs, 87, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Pocahontas, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 1, 1917, in Pocahontas, daughter of Alvin and Alvina Koenig Pfeiffer, being one of seven children. She married James H. Hahs June 18, 1937. He died in 1986...
Tamara Morehouse (02/25/05)
Tamara G. Ward Morehouse, 43, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Marble Hill, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at her home following an illness. She was born Sept. 27, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Gene and Rae Hopper Ward. She and Bradley Morehouse were married June 14, 1997, in Colorado Springs...
McAdoo Winchester (02/25/05)
McAdoo "Mac" Winchester, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 2, 1920, in McClure, Ill., son of Arthur and Della Dillard Winchester. He and Hattie Stewart were married Dec. 19, 1942, in Jackson...
Jimmy Masterson (02/25/05)
Jimmy Lee Masterson, 71, of Belle Chasse, La., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Meadowcrest Hospital in Gretna, La. He was born April 15, 1933, in New Madrid, Mo., son of John Watt Jackson and Florence Mast Masterson. He and Doris Harris were married Sept. 1, 1956, in New Madrid...
Jennie Ringland (02/25/05)
Jennie Lou Ringland, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005. She was born Oct. 21, 1920, in Dallas, Texas, daughter of Dr. Roy Nathaniel and Marion Francis Gardner Blackwell. She was baptized and confirmed at the Episcopal Church of Incarnation in Dallas. Jennie attended and worked at Jewish Hospital in St. ...
Franklin Brown (02/24/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Brown, 67, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 6, 1937, in Bucklin, Mo., son of Levi Abby and Nora Belle Windsor Brown. He and Mona Ellis were married Dec. 18, 1993...
Ines Hahs (02/24/05)
Ines P. Hahs, 98, of Jackson, formerly of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at Monticello House. She was born July 21, 1906, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Napoleon B. and Mahala C. Seabaugh Stearns. She and Clinton E. Hahs were married May 11, 1929, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died March 22, 2001...
Helen Garms (02/24/05)
Helen Marie Garms, 77, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 28, 1927, at Rivermines, Mo., daughter of Lyman and Nannie Smith Jenkins. She and John A. Garms were married Oct. 15, 1977, in Scott City...
Enos Browning (02/24/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Enos Browning, 84, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 27, 1920, at Rockview, Mo., son of Arlie and Eva Gettings Browning. He and Eileen Morningstar were married in 1939...
Ron Hill (02/24/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ron D. Hill, 65, of Advance died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at his home. He was born June 29, 1939, at Swinton, Mo., son of James and Marie Bland Hill. Hill retired as a machine press operator at Lee Rowan Co. in Jackson. Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Hill Jr. of Michigan, Jamie Hill of Advance; a daughter, Rhonda Duncan of Advance; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Wanda Brown (02/24/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Wanda Lorse Brown, 89, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 4, 1915, in Lincoln, Kan., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ricket. She and Stanley Brown were married July 18, 1952...
Jimmy Masterson (02/24/05)
Jimmy Lee Masterson, 71, of Belle Chasse, La., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Meadowcrest Hospital in Gretna, La. He was born April 15, 1933, in New Madrid, Mo., son of Jack Watt Jackson and Florence Mast Masterson. He and Doris Harris were married Sept. 1, 1956, in New Madrid...
Sister Rosabel LeGrand (02/24/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Sister M. Rosabel LeGrand of the Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate, 90, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home in Joliet, Ill. She was born Nov. 25, 1914, at Benton, daughter of William L. and Mary Ann Diebold LeGrand...
Gary Enderle (02/24/05)
Gary W. Enderle, 52, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2005. He was born Oct. 10, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, son of E. P. "Beans" and Lucille Hahn Enderle. Gary was employed by Trailiner of Springfield. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Peggy Fee (02/24/05)
Peggy Sue Fee, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Sept. 17, 1930, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of William R. and Kathleen Tant Pettigrew. She and Donald A. Fee were married Oct. 2, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death June 1, 1995...
Lloyd Koechig (02/24/05)
Lloyd J. Koechig, 77, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 12, 1927, in Jackson, son of Louis and Pauline Probst Koechig. He and Betty Buckner were married Dec. 9, 1993...
Mabel Noel (02/23/05)
Mabel Louise Noel, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 7, 1925, in Hermondale, Mo., daughter of Charles Albert and Lula Myrtul Parish Bingham. She and Ernest J. Noel were married July 19, 1940, at Caruthersville, Mo. He died Oct. 28, 2000...
Jewel Ross (02/23/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jewel Mae Ross, 88, of Cairo died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 13, 1916, in Cairo, daughter of Candice Luther and Lucy Hatfield Wheeler. She married James Ross, who died Dec. 24, 1991...
Lena Sims (02/23/05)
Lena Irene Sims, 88, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at Monticello House. She was born May 7, 1916, in Damascus, Ark., daughter of George and Sally Hensley Sims. She and Bernie Sims were married Nov. 30, 1933, in New Madrid, Mo. He died June 2, 2003...
Robert Fechner (02/23/05)
Robert Matthew Fechner, 17, of Hemet, Calif., died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1987, in Hemet, son of Robert and Pamela Fechner. Fechner was a junior at Hemet High School and worked part time for the city of Hemet. He attended St. John's Lutheran Church and played in the Hemet Youth Baseball League...
Betty Towe (02/23/05)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Betty J. Towe, 60, of Morehouse died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Oct. 27, 1944, in Pop City, Mo., daughter of Alvie and Gladys Frazier Boze. She and Winford R. Towe were married Dec. 1, 1960...
Robert Wood (02/23/05)
Robert Clifton "Bob" Wood, 83, of Bay City, Texas, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at the Legacy Nursing Center in Bay City. He was born June 19, 1921, at Peculiar, Mo., son of Leroy M. and Leta Mae Britton Wood. He and Anne Hitt were married June 19, 1949. She died July 15, 1995...
Wanda Brown (02/23/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Wanda L. Brown, 89, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Bertha Williams (02/23/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Bertha L. Williams, 84, of Cairo died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Klondike Holy Trinity Church of Deliverance in Cairo. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Bishop James Whitfield will officiate...
Rebecca Walker (02/23/05)
Rebecca Edna Walker, 88, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 27, 1916, in the Dogwood community near East Prairie, Mo., to the late Albert Gibson Derrington and Sarah Annie Huffman Alsup Bishop Derrington. ...
Thomas Pfeiffer (02/23/05)
Thomas Pfeiffer, 57, of Westland, Mich., died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was born April 18, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Victor and Norma Hemmann Pfeiffer. He and Ann Kaiser were married July 26, 1969...
Jon Ray (02/23/05)
Jon Anthony Ray, 37, passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at his home in St. Louis, after a lengthy struggle with cancer. He was born Oct. 14, 1967, in Pekin, Ill., son of Edwin and Mary Jo Fisher Ray. Ray was a 1986 graduate of Hamilton High School, a 1991 graduate of Illinois State University, and a 1994 graduate of Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, where he was a member of the law review. At the time of his death he was a partner in the law firm of Sedey and Ray...
Thelma King (02/23/05)
Thelma Margaret King, 88, of New Madrid, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Beverly Healthcare Facility in New Madrid. She was born May 10, 1916, daughter of Robert and Oma Parks. She and Robert King of Portageville, Mo., were married May 10, 1936. He preceded her in death in 1981...
Rev. Martin Torbitzky (02/22/05)
The Rev. Martin Torbitzky, 91, of St. Charles, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005. He was the son of J.J. Albert and Margaretha Redhage Torbitzky. He married Esther Wolf. Torbitzky was a minister more than 40 years. He served four churches: Emanuel United Church of Christ at Weldon Springs, Mo., St. John United Church of Christ in Belvidere, Ill., Emanuel United Church of Christ at Jackson, and Zion United Church of Christ in Florissant, Mo...
Emma Gerringer (02/22/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Emma R. Gerringer, 89, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 12, 1915, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of William C. and Wilhemia Bangert Ruesler. She and Rudolph Gerringer were married Oct. 10, 1953. He died Feb. 14, 1988...
Eva Crowe (02/22/05)
Eva Irene Crowe, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 30, 1918, at Lowndes, Mo., daughter of George and Viola Wallace Abernathy. She and George D. Crowe were married Nov. 28, 1941, at Sturdivant, Mo. He died Nov. 23, 1984...
Christopher Koenig (02/22/05)
Christopher M. Koenig, 32, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of Vona Oster Koenig. Koenig was co-owner of Tattitude Body Arts in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was a volunteer several years at St. Louis Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad in Jackson...
Howard Hinkle (02/22/05)
Howard H. Hinkle, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 6, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clarence and Neoma Bess Hinkle. He and Linda Strack were married in June 1939. She died in October 1989. Hinkle worked at Sugar Creek Creamery and Miracle Water...
Herman Shultz (02/22/05)
Herman Edward Shultz, 88, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 28, 1916, in Mount Vernon, Ark., son of William Henry and Janie Mason Shultz. He and Alfreda Hill were married Jan. 8, 1944, at Clarkton, Mo. She died March 24, 2003...
Gladys Zahner (02/22/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gladys H. Zahner, 93, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at Independence Court in Perryville. She was born July 19, 1911, in Bollinger County, daughter of Charles and Leona Schrum Herron. She worked at International Shoe Co. and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
David Stevens (02/22/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- David Stevens, 46, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at the L.L. Bridges Farm in Scopus, Mo. He was born Dec. 27, 1958, in Marble Hill, son of Marion Pinkney and Eula Maxine Baugher Stevens. Stevens was a farm hand at Bridges Farm...
Marylan Diebold (02/22/05)
Marylan Joyce Diebold, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 26, 1935, at Sedalia, Mo., daughter of Irwin McKinley and Barbara Ruth Gerber Wahlers. She and Gerald Albert "Chabby" Diebold were married Nov. 24, 1983, at Kelso, Mo. He died May 11, 1990...
Betty McBride (02/22/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Betty McBride, 71, of Dexter, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. She was born Oct. 26, 1933, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of William D. and Geneva Glasgow Walker...
Kathy Shiery (02/22/05)
Kathy L. Shiery, 50, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 1, 1954, in Ames, Iowa, daughter of the Rev. Charles and Dorothy Petersen Shiery. Shiery was company director for South Coast Children's Society in California. She was a member of Trinity Grace Chapel in Cape Girardeau...
Randy Leiner (02/22/05)
Randy Dale Leiner, 51, of Imperial, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Glen Johnson and Alverta Drury Leiner. He and Sally LaRose were married Aug. 17, 1974, in Perryville, Mo. Randy was a 1971 graduate of Scott City High School and a 1976 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University...
Donald Dinwiddie (02/22/05)
Donald J. Dinwiddie, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Mr. Dinwiddie was employed by the state of Missouri as a supervisor for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for 24 years, retiring in 1985. He was a graduate of Central Methodist College at Fayette, Mo...
Lawrence Stearns (02/22/05)
Lawrence W. Stearns, 87, of Jackson passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Jackson Manor. He was born Aug. 25, 1917, in Millersville, son of Jefferson and Marzella Statler Stearns. He and Laura Seabaugh were married Aug. 24, 1933. She passed away June 29, 2000...
Anna Bradley (02/22/05)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Anna Louise Bradley, 60, of Kennett died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 31, 1944, in Rector, Ark., daughter of Sam and Faye Lawrence Hatcher. Survivors include a son, Kevin Bradley of Kennett; a daughter, Kim Chism of Cape Girardeau; and two grandchildren...
Reba Beasley (02/22/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Reba Mae Beasley, 85, of Racine, Wis., died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at All Saints Medical Center in Racine, Wis. She was born June 30, 1919, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Martin and Emma George Ralls. She and Willard Beasley were married May 9, 1936...
Kathy Shiery (02/21/05)
Kathy L. Shiery, 50, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Patricia Reeves (02/21/05)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Patricia M. Reeves, 67, of Morley died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 13, 1937, at Gideon, Mo., daughter of Frank and Ethel Jordan Vaughn. She and Earl Dean Reeves were married Dec. 12, 1953. He died July 10, 1982...
Eva Crowe (02/21/05)
Eva Irene Crowe, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating...
Randy Leiner (02/21/05)
IMPERIAL, Mo. -- Randy Leiner, 51, of Imperial, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Christopher Koenig (02/21/05)
Christopher Koenig, 32, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Jimmy Lincoln (02/21/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jimmy Edwin Lincoln, 69, of Benton died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was the son of Columbus and Bertie Filer Lincoln. He first married Alice Collier in September 1955 in Glenallen, Mo., and then Mary Kannady in September 1979 in St. Louis. She survives...
Donald Dinwiddie (02/21/05)
Donald J. Dinwiddie, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Dinwiddie was employed by the state of Missouri as a supervisor for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for 24 years, retiring in 1985...
Marvin Fluegge (02/21/05)
Marvin A. Fluegge, 80, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1924, in Gordonville, son of Alvin H. and Edna Bodenstein Fluegge. He and Maxine L. Hamilton were married June 15, 1947, in Gordonville, Mo. She survives...
Lyndola Storie (02/20/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lyndola M. Storie, 65, of French Village, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Florissant, Mo. She was born July 23, 1939, at Perryville, daughter of Adrian and Janie LaRose Keller. She first married Jerry Roach. She later married William Storie, who died in October 1974...
Evelyn Williamson (02/20/05)
Evelyn "Billie" Williamson, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 7, 1914, at Dyersburg, Tenn., daughter of Dan and Maud Roberts Stroud. She and Elbert "Ray" Williamson were married July 3, 1971, at St. Charles, Mo. He died June 15, 2003...
Dale Forrest (02/20/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Albrie "Dale" Forrest, 49, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 13, 1955, at Sikeston, son of Benson and Geneve Dufer Forrest. He and Betty Sue Brewer were married Feb. 14, 1999, at Sikeston. Forrest was a self-employed car buyer, car salesman and painter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a lifelong resident of Sikeston and a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church and Disabled American Veterans...
Edgar Turlin (02/20/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edgar J. Turlin, 80, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 24, 1924, at Menfro, Mo., son of Henry and Rose Maddock Turlin. Turlin was a line worker at a poultry factory and a farmer. He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Mo., and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Marvin Fluegge (02/20/05)
Marvin Fluegge, 80, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Donald Dinwiddie (02/20/05)
Donald J. Dinwiddie, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, a the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Herman Shultz (02/19/05)
MALDEN, Mo., -- Herman Edward Shultz, 88, of Jackson, formerly of Malden, died at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau on Friday, Feb. 18, 2005. He was born April 28, 1916, in Mount Vernon, Ark., son of William Henry and Janie Mason Shultz. He married Alfreda Hill on Jan. 6, 1944, in Clarkton, Mo. She died March 24, 2003...
Virginia Jackson (02/19/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Virginia "Jen" Jackson, 75, of Anna died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Hillview Healthcare Center in Vienna, Ill. She was born July 4, 1929, in Carterville, Ill., daughter of Clyde and Daisy Stocks Crawford. She and Thomas Jackson were married Aug. 13, 1947. He died Nov. 22, 1984...
Jennie Chronister (02/19/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jennie Ruth Chronister, 72, of Charleston died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Feb. 25, 1932, in Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of Walter and Martha Helen Scheffler McCormick. She and Johnnie Chronister were married Oct. 19, 1950...
Glenn Abernathy (02/19/05)
Glenn William Abernathy, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 14, 1914, at Oriole, son of Robert and Lela Singleton Abernathy. He and Toria Strong were married March 9, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death Nov. 9, 2004...
Jackson Nanney (02/19/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jackson Charles Nanney, 77, of Chaffee died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 15, 1927, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of James Roscoe and Annie Perry Nanney. He and Anna Mae Sadler were married April 26, 1947. He and Barbara Goforth were married March 31, 1976...
Joe Flood (02/19/05)
Joe E. Flood, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. He was born April 12, 1930, at Steele, Mo., son of Joe Berry and Zelmer Roosevelt Grindstaff Flood. Flood went into the Army at 16 and was retired in December 1969 as a U.S. Air Force master sergeant after 22 years of service. He served eight years in the Far East during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War...
Elza Myers (02/18/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elza Ray Myers, 70, of St. Ann, Mo., died Wednesday Feb. 16, 2005, at National Health Care Center in Maryland Heights, Mo. He was born Oct. 29, 1934, near Lutesville, Mo., son of Marvin and Lulu Myrtle Brown Myers. He married Ruth E. James on May 26, 1962. She died March 20,1987. He married Karen Crabtree May 21, 2000...
Louisa Blakemore (02/18/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Louisa Blakemore, 91, of Burke, Va., formerly of Alexander County, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1913, in Cairo, daughter of Ernest and Amelia Barsuhn Hoppe. She and the Rev. John Blakemore were married June 23, 1935. He died June 20, 1993...
Hubert Bewley (02/18/05)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Hubert Farrell Bewley, 72, of Matthews died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born March 26, 1932, in London, Ark., son of Raymond Elmer and Grace Cox Bewley. He and Shirley Trail were married June 8, 1951, in Piggott, Ark...
Joe Flood (02/18/05)
Joe E. Flood, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. He was born April 12, 1930, at Steele, Mo., son of Joe Berry and Zelmer R. Grindstaff Flood. He married Louise Rose Frederick. Flood was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He served 22 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in December 1969. He was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars...
Alice Johnson (02/18/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Alice Johnson, 87, of Vicksburg, Miss., died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at Claiborne County Nursing Home in Port Gibson, Miss. She was born Oct. 24, 1917, in Cairo, daughter of Gilbert and Alice Hulen Swoboda Sr. She married John Johnson...
Lester Stafford (02/18/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lester Stafford, 91, of Sikeston, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Portageville, Mo., son of John and Myrtle Stafford. He and Bernice Jackson were married Feb. 18, 1938, at Portageville. She died July 27, 1978. He and Pearl Lewis were married Nov. 26, 1979, in Sikeston. She died June 3, 2000...
Naoma Farris (02/18/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Naoma Roslyn Farris, 75, of rural Olive Branch died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 25, 1929, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Curtis and Ruth Hargis Winchester. She was a hairdresser for 42 years, owning and operating Naoma Beauty Shop in Cape Girardeau...
Chester Pooker (02/18/05)
Chester W. Pooker, 83, of Shawneetown passed away Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Pevely, Mo., son of Wilko and Emilie Schorr Pooker. He was baptized Jan. 29, 1922, and confirmed April 5, 1936, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro, Mo. Chester and Mildred F. Kuhlman were married July 13, 1958, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hillsboro...
William Slinkard (02/18/05)
William T. Slinkard, 89, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 22, 1915, at Arbor, son of James William and Betty Coomer Slinkard. He and Elizabeth Sophronia Schlosser were married Nov. 11, 1939, at Oran, Mo. She died Nov. 13, 1997...
William Slinkard (02/17/05)
William T. Slinkard, 89, of Scott City, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Mary Guyot (02/17/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary A. Guyot, 48, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 10, 1956, in New Orleans, La., daughter of Merlin F. and Bonnie A. Murray Guyot. Guyot was a registered nurse at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis...
Judith Tompkins (02/17/05)
Judith H. "Judy" Tompkins, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005, in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 14, 1941, daughter of Watt and Ella Frost Jachim. Tompkins grew up in the Chicago area, where she taught elementary school, operated CEF Good News Clubs and was involved in several local church ministries. She had been a Girl Scout leader...
George Minyard (02/17/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- George E. Minyard, 85, of Tamms died Wednesday Feb. 16, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 7, 1919, in Alabama, son of William and Della Smith Minyard. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a retired welder with the Inland Steel Companies in Indiana...
Roslyn Farris (02/17/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Naoma Roslyn Farris, 75, of rural Olive Branch died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 25, 1929, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Curtis and Ruth Hargis Winchester. She was a hairdresser for 42 years, owning and operating Naoma Beauty Shop in Cape Girardeau...
Joe Flood (02/17/05)
Joe E. Flood, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Antonella Swiercz (02/17/05)
Antonella "Ann" Swiercz, 80, of Dittmer, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Benjamin and Theodora Bliss Seyer. Swiercz was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Survivors include two sons, Mikel and Edward Porter of Dittmer; three daughters, Shirley Sullivan and Betty Rousseau of Dittmer, Sandra Baker of Wentzville, Mo.; a brother, Norval Seyer of Union, Mo.; a sister, Adrianna MacGregor of Napierville, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.. ...
Victor Dede (02/17/05)
Victor Carl Dede, 78, of Lincoln, Neb., died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, in Lincoln. He was born July 26, 1926, son of Rudolph and Edna Graebner Dede of Cape Girardeau. He first married Marolyn Joyce Noecker. He later married Alice E. Gabel. Dede was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War...
Elma Winchester (02/17/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elma Anna Winchester, 87, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Sept. 25, 1917, at Richardton, N.D., daughter of Otto W. and Anna A. Stieg Kasten. She and Woodrow Winchester Sr. were married Jan. 29, 1939, in Bell, Calif. He died Aug. 16, 1992...
Ann Rockett (02/17/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ann Elizabeth Wells Rockett, 53, of Charleston died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her mother, Essie Wells; husband, Michael L. Rockett; a son, Benjamin Wells Rockett; and a daughter and son-in-law, Jodie and Jason Batchelor...
Eldor Jahn (02/17/05)
Eldor O. Jahn, 81, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 17, 1923, at New Wells, son of Oscar O. and Alma E. Putz Jahn. He and Eunice Haertling were married March 5, 1950, in Osceola, Ark...
Sharon Brockmire (02/17/05)
Sharon Ann Brockmire, 58, of Farmington, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Feb. 5, 1947, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., daughter of Paul and Marie Denver Kaler. She and Lonnie Brockmire were married Dec. 1, 1973, in Cape Girardeau...
Capt. Clements Gibbar (02/16/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Capt. Clements S. Gibbar, 77, of New Orleans, La., died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at East Jefferson General Hospital in New Orleans. He was born March 23, 1927, in Claryville, Mo., son of Clements S. and Mary Pauline Schroeder Gibbar Sr...
Willard Christensen (02/16/05)
Willard L. Christensen, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 3, 1915, in Hordville, Neb., son of Carl and Dora Hansen Christensen. He and Viola Kubert were married June 22, 1941. Christensen had worked at AT&T. He was formerly of Sikeston, Mo...
Jimmy Masterson (02/16/05)
Jimmy Lee Masterson, 71, of Belle Chasse, La., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Meadowcrest Hospital in Gretna, La. He was born in New Madrid, Mo., son of Jack W. and Florence Masterson. Masterson was a retired commercial diver at McDermott and an ironworker. He helped build the St. Louis Arch, Busch Stadium and the New Orleans and Crescent City connection bridges. He had lived in Belle Chasse the past 35 years. He was a member of Ironworkers Local 396...
Eldor Jahn (02/16/05)
Eldor O. Jahn, 81, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Chester Pooker (02/16/05)
Chester W. Pooker, 83, of Shawneetown died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Ann Swiercz (02/16/05)
Ann M. Swiercz, 80, of Dittmer, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Karen Little (02/15/05)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Karen Little, 56, of Karnak died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1948, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Fred and Betty Sanders Little. Little attended MAP Training Center and Karnak Baptist Church. Survivors include her mother of Karnak; four sisters, Sherry Yother of Anna, Ill., Marsha Sanders of Karnak, Donna Jones of Grand Chain,Ill., Charlotte Stone of Paducah, Ky.; two brothers, Harold Little of Grand Chain, and Rick Little of Olmsted, Ill...
Shirley Burroughs (02/15/05)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Shirley Mae Burroughs, 64, of St. Mary died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Oct. 22, 1940, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of John P. and Pearl L. Marcham Young. She and Gerold A. Burroughs were married Dec. 29, 1979, in Perryville, Mo...
Zeno Finley (02/15/05)
Zeno Finley, 64, of Huntsville, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Ashland, Mo. He was born Aug. 10, 1940, at Bell City, Mo., son of Zeno and Evelyn Juanita Chancellor Finley. Finley was a heavy equipment operator and worked in construction most of his life. He was formerly of Fayette, Mo...
Ronald Winkler (02/15/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ronald H. Winkler, 54, of Arvada, Colo., died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Avista Hospital in Louisville, Colo. He was born Aug. 8, 1950, in Perryville, son of Hubert and Cornelia Buchheit Winkler. Winkler was a surveyor/crew chief with Martin and Martin...
Annie Brown (02/15/05)
Annie L. Brown, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 16, 1933, in Dekalb, Miss., daughter of Lee Arthur and Annie L. Shoemaker Barrage. She married Darnelle Nelson. Brown was a cook at Joe's Restaurant in Kansas City, Mo., 18 years. She was a member of the Church of God and Eastern Star...
Howard Bienlien (02/15/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Howard James "Jimmy" Bienlien, 49, of St. Louis, formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 22, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, Son of Howard "John" and Donna Mae Donjon Bienlien...
Cary Flanagan (02/15/05)
Cary L. Flanagan, 45, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, in an automobile accident near Rolla, Mo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today with a change in place of service to A.C. Brase Arena Building. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Donald Johnson (02/15/05)
Donald L. "Gabby" Johnson, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at his home. He was born May 26, 1940, in McClure, Ill., son of John Lowell and Corean Waterman Johnson. Johnson had been manager of the Purple Crackle in East Cape Girardeau, Ill. He was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau, American Legion Post in Alexander County, Ill., and Eagles Aerie 3775 in Cape Girardeau. He was formerly of McClure, Ill...
Naomi Earley (02/15/05)
Naomi Mauck Earley, 82, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at her home. She was born March 12, 1922, in English, Ind., but grew up in St. Louis. She was a graduate of Kirkwood High School and Miss Hickey's Secretarial School in St. Louis...
Mike Alcorn (02/14/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mike Alcorn, 83, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born July 22, 1921, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of Glenn and Beulah Mildred Ferrell Alcorn. Alcorn was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and a football coach and driving instructor at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. ...
Colleen Lambert (02/14/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Colleen Lambert, 84, of Bertrand died on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born July 11, 1920, in Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Floyd and Edith Simmons McMullin. She and Quentin Lambert were married June 19, 1938, in Essex, Mo. He died Feb. 9, 1996...
Flora Hanners (02/14/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Flora Jean Hanners, 74, of Sedgewickville died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 16, 1930, at Marshall, Ark., daughter of Marcus and Flora Ragland Garrison. She and Tommie G. Hanners were married in May 1955...
Keith Ireland (02/14/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Keith Ireland, 89, of Cairo died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was born Oct. 31, 1915, in Cache, Ill., son of R.C. and Minnie Hughes Ireland. Ireland had retired as manager of Woodward Hardware Co. in Cairo...
Donald Johnson (02/14/05)
Donald "Gabby" Johnson, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Richard Spiller (02/14/05)
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- Richard Spiller, 88, of Carterville died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 4, 1917, in Union County, Ill., son of John Henry and Nora Lee Tiggs Spiller. He and Lorena Damron were married May 16, 1937, in Cobden, Ill...
Edna Claycomb (02/14/05)
DIEHLSTADT, Mo. -- Edna Claycomb, 91, of Diehlstadt died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 23, 1913, in Diehlstadt, daughter of John and Ada Cooper Michael. She and Henry Claycomb were married April 16, 1930, in Cairo, Ill. He died Dec. 3, 1984...
Sharon Brockmire (02/14/05)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Sharon Brockmire, 58, of Farmington died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Louis Miller (02/14/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Louis Woodrow Miller, 85, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born Jan. 2, 1920, in Laflin, Mo., son of Andrew Jackson and Alma Sitze Miller. He and Deloris Wilson were married May 2, 1942, in Jackson...
Charles Hoppe (02/14/05)
Charles Henry Hoppe, 78, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Hearthstone at Murrayhill in Beaverton, Ore. He was born April 17, 1926, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., the son of Henry A. and Flora Amanda Fischer Hoppe. He and Dorothy Lewis were married Oct. 28, 1950, in Cape Girardeau. She died June 29, 1982. He and Betty Fox were later married on Nov. 23, 1984, in Cape Girardeau. She died July 12, 2000...
Henry Mann (02/13/05)
Henry F. "Buddy" Mann, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 17, 1928, at Piggott, Ark., son of Everett and Artie French Mann. He and Katherine Fowler were married April 7, 1951, at Piggott, Ark...
Cary Flanagan (02/13/05)
Cary L. Flanagan, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, in an auto accident at Jerome, Mo. He was born Sept. 9, 1959, at Ray, Ariz., son of Noel E. and Dorthy Maine Flanagan. He and Anita A. Huffman were married Oct. 6, 1979, at Marquand, Mo...
Richard Whitaker (02/13/05)
Richard Ray Whitaker, 59, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born March 31, 1945, at Cape Girardeau, son of John T. and Lillian Huskey Whitaker. He and Carol Sue Gold were married Aug. 11, 1990, at Gramercy, La...
Leon Alsip (02/13/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Leon Alsip, 57, of Jonesboro died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 10, 1948, at Anna, Ill., son of Albert Lee and Mildred Massey Alsip. Alsip was a construction worker and a member of the American Legion Post at McClure, Ill. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War...
John Hudson (02/13/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John H. Hudson, 62, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 9, 1942, at Perryville, son of Lloyd and Mary Layton Hudson. He was a retired construction worker, a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Mo., and a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Cledith Drysdale (02/13/05)
Cledith L. Drysdale, 81, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at the Monticello House. She was born Feb. 18, 1923, at Black Oak, Ark., daughter of Charles and Leo Faulkerson Stillwell. She and Harold Drysdale were married Jan. 4, 1974. He died May 31, 2000...
Beatrice Jacobs (02/13/05)
Beatrice "Bea" Jacobs, 92, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at the Monticello House. She was born June 29, 1912, near Neelys Landing, daughter of Willis and Rena Atchison Tripp. She and Lester "Bus" Jacobs were married in May 1930. He died July 18, 1999...
Tyler James (02/13/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Tyler Ray James, 16, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born Feb. 8, 1989, at Cape Girardeau, son of Tim R. and Darlene Dockins James...
Rose Devenport (02/12/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Rose Devenport, 79, of Chrisman, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Pleasant Meadows Christian Home in Chrisman. She was born Nov. 27, 1925, at Patton, daughter of the Rev. Jesse Ray and Viola Long Tallent. She and William Devenport Jr. were married Sept. 11, 1945. He died April 26, 1988...
Eileen Law (02/12/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eileen J. Law, 87, of Sikeston died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Clay County, Ark., daughter of Edgar and Zula Jones Johnson. She and James Law were married May 28, 1938, at Bertrand, Mo. He died July 7, 1991...
Virginia Green (02/12/05)
Virginia Green, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born July 31, 1922, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Frank and Viola Moss Beard. She married Marvin Green, who preceded her in death. Green had worked at Lowenbaum Dress Factory. She was a member of Maple United Methodist Church...
Ellis Hoffine (02/12/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elbert "Ellis" Hoffine, 70, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Sept. 18, 1934, in Waterloo, Kan., son of Claus and Orpha Hoffine. He and Bonnie Young were married March 1, 1994...
James Keller Sr. (02/12/05)
James Edward Keller Sr., 57, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 12, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Roger A. and Norma Dean Reed Keller. Keller was a welder with Mid-South Steel Products...
Dale Whitener (02/12/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dale Elmo Whitener, 71, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at his home from injuries received in a farm tractor accident. He was born May 18, 1933, in Saco, Mo., son of Roy F. and Carrie Settle Whitener. He and Ruth Jeanette Lincoln were married April 13, 1957, in St. Louis...
Leatha Finney (02/12/05)
Leatha J. "Lee" Finney, 76, of Belleville, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Belleville Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 23, 1928, in Dyersburg, Tenn., daughter of Buford Thomas and Nina B. Hamilton Arwood. She and Jack M. Finney were married Dec. 6, 1975, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 26, 1988...
Margaret Williams (02/12/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Margaret Ann Williams, 55, of East Prairie died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. She was born June 22, 1949, in East Prairie, daughter of Bill and Margaret Atkinson Baty. Williams attended Freewill Baptist Church...
Pete Burch (02/12/05)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Oather G. "Pete" Burch, 87, of Matthews died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 24, 1917, at Matthews, son of H.T. "Dick" and Willie Morgan Burch. He and Donnie DeJournett were married July 3, 1944, in Piggott, Ark...
Vera Lehning (02/12/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Vera M. Lehning, 81, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Moenlebrack, Germany, daughter of R.R. and Klara Neumacin Lackermund. She married Fred Ent Lehning. Lehning and her husband owned Lehning's Pharmacy in Cairo. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church...
Allene Gleason (02/12/05)
Allene Gleason, 94, of Cape Girardeau ascended to her heavenly home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at the Lutheran Home, where she had resided since September 2003. Allene was born Feb. 12, 1910, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Carmen Gash and Allen Graves. She and Ruddle Gleason were married in November 1935, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died May 3, 1977...
Gernelle Prather (02/12/05)
Gernelle Colvin Prather, 95, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 19, 1909, in Texarkana, Texas, daughter of Joel and Hattie Murth Colvin. She married T. Robert Prather Dec. 25, 1930, in Texarkana. He died in 1986...
Richard Whitaker (02/12/05)
Richard Whitaker, 59, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Hoppe (02/12/05)
Charles H. Hoppe, 78, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Murray Hill Nursing Home in Beaverton, Ore. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Henry Mann (02/12/05)
Henry Ford Mann, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lee Roche (02/12/05)
Lee Roche, 80, of Chicago Heights, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Prairie Manor Health Care in Chicago Heights. He was born Feb. 1, 1925, in St. Louis, son of James Leon and Edna Worthington Roche. He married the former Mary Whitbread. Roche had been a bartender at a country club...
Beatrice Jacobs (02/12/05)
Beatrice "Bea" Jacobs, 92, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at Monticello House. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Maxine Fulenwider (02/11/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Maxine Fulenwider, 88, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born Feb. 11, 1916, in Oran, Mo., daughter of G.A. and Josephine Barber. She married Jean D. Fulenwider May 26, 1937, in Jonesboro. He died Oct. 2,1989...
Jack Camden (02/11/05)
Jack Lee Camden, 63, of Salem, Ill., and Terre Du Lac, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at DePaul Health Center in St. Louis. He was born April 17, 1941, in Christopher, Ill., son of Jesse and Stella Camden. Camden was vice president of Earl L. Henderson Trucking in Salem. He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church in Farmington, Mo...
Patsy Dietz (02/11/05)
DESOTO, Ill. -- Patsy Ruth Dietz, 75, of DeSoto died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Thomas Edward and Dona Elizabeth Evans Wood. She and Kenneth L. Dietz were married March 13, 1982, in Carbondale. He died April 5, 2003...
Gernelle Prather (02/11/05)
Gernelle Prather, 95, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Leatha Finney (02/11/05)
Leatha J. Finney, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Belleville Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Buchanan (02/11/05)
Mary Francis Buchanan, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 21, 1928, in Houston, Miss., daughter of Jessie and Nice B. Bean Butler. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Hudson of Milwaukee, Wis.; a son, James Suggs of Bruce, Miss.; three sisters, Mable Coleman and Margaret Varro of Milwaukee, Loura Ware of Cape Girardeau; and several grandchildren...
Virginia Collier (02/11/05)
Virginia Belle Collier, 76, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 1, 1928, in Oneida, Tenn., daughter of Hurstle and Lucy Laxton. She and Charles Collier were married Feb. 9, 1948. He died June 11, 1993...
Rose Fussell (02/11/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rose Mary Fussell, 75, of Orlando, Fla., died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, following a brief illness. She was born June 27, 1929, at Chaffee, daughter of Clinton Clifton and Marcella Catherine Sherer Littlepage. She married Gerald Fussell, who died in 1983...
Donald Douglas Sr. (02/11/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donald L. Douglas Sr., 60, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 11, 1944, in Granite City, Ill., son of Stanley and Sudie Jackson Douglas. He and Brenda Hutchinson were married in February 1966...
Lester Dickerson (02/11/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lester Milton Dickerson, 69, of Anna died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. He was born Nov. 8, 1935, in Elco, Ill., son of Monroe and Marie Neace Dickerson. He and Lois Jean Wright were married in 1979 in Ware, Ill...
Allene Gleason (02/11/05)
Allene Gleason, 94, of Cape Girardeau ascended to her heavenly home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at the Lutheran Home, where she had resided since September 2003. Allene was born Feb. 12, 1910, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Carmen Gash and Allen Graves. She and Ruddle Gleason were married in November 1935, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died May 3, 1977...
Melba York (02/11/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Melba June York, 71, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at Blanchette Place Care Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born June 25, 1933, at Dongola, Mo., daughter of Oliver and Demetrius Harris Martin. She and Norman Eugene York were married March 25, 1958. He died Feb. 21, 2003...
Betty Mills (02/11/05)
Mary Betty Mills, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at her home. She was born July 28, 1932, in Georgetown, Ga., daughter of James Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Peak Brooks. She and Billy Gene Mills were married Oct. 23, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 9, 2003...
Judith Goza (02/11/05)
Judith A. Barringer Goza, 66, of Lakeland, Fla., was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005. She was born May 27, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Vernon and Arlinda Barringer. She and Robert Goza were married Dec. 25, 1956, in Seattle, Wash...
Clera Beeson (02/11/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clera Estelle Beeson, 90, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 28, 1914, in Loretta, Tenn., daughter of James Carl and Donie Cal Ezell Littrell. She and W.T. Beeson were married Sept. 26, 1936, in New Madrid, Mo. He died June 2, 1982...
Willie Walker (02/11/05)
Willie M. Walker, 76, of Portageville, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at Portageville Nursing Center. She was born March 12, 1928, in Decatur, Tenn., daughter of William and Jane Walker Pritchard. She and John Adam Walker Sr. were married in Tennessee. He died in 1992...
Vera Lehning (02/11/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Vera M. Lehning, 81, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at her home. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Jessie Davis (02/10/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jessie Davis, 77, of Klondike, Ill., and Cairo, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. Arrangements are pending with the Heavenly Gates Funeral Home of Cairo.
Bernice Shinn (02/10/05)
Bernice Marie Shinn, 80, formerly of Farmington, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 28, 1924, at Farmington, the daughter of the late William F. and Elizabeth Cleve Mell. She married George E. Shinn Jr. He preceded her in death...
Fred Gee (02/10/05)
Fred Edgar Gee, 83, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 26, 1921, in Arcola, Ill., son of Charles Arthur and Dosy Munson Gee. He and Martha Williene Graham were married Oct. 26, 1979, in Arcola...
Rose Morey (02/10/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Rose Mary Morey, 48, of East Prairie died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 31, 1956, in East Prairie, daughter of J.W. and Irene Ruth Willis Howton. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Poston and Hal Reynolds Jr. ...
Kenneth Beard (02/10/05)
Kenneth W. Beard, 67, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at Jackson Manor. He was born Aug. 5, 1937, at Kennett, Mo., son of Bill and Melba Jackson Beard. He and Ella Mae Thorne were married Nov. 3, 1956, in Jackson. Beard was raised at Rockview, Mo., and moved to Cape Girardeau in 1954. He was a mechanic at the former Herb's Texaco and White's Standard. He did mechanic work in St. Louis and then moved to Jackson, where he worked at the former Grantham's Auto Repair...
Betty Mills (02/10/05)
Betty Mills, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at her home. She was born July 28, 1932, in Georgetown, Ga., daughter of James Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Peak Brooks. She and Billy Gene Mills were married Oct. 23, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 9, 2003...
Delmar Tunnell (02/09/05)
Delmar E. Tunnell, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 14, 1919, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Eugene and Pearl Bridges Tunnell. He and Margaret Cobble were married Feb. 3, 1941, in Jackson. Tunnell was a high school teacher 25 years at Marshall, Mo., retiring in 1981. He was a member of Maple United Methodist Church, VFW Post 3838 and Lions Club...
Eldor Lueders (02/09/05)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Eldor E. Lueders, 86, of Frohna died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 21, 1918, at Frohna, son of Arthur and Hulda Poppitz Lueders. Lueders was a retired farmer. He was a member of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Fred Gee (02/09/05)
Fred Edgar Gee, 83, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Eloise Jones (02/09/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eloise E. Jones, 79, of Suitland, Md., formerly of Cairo, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton. She was born April 25, 1925, in Augusta, Ga., daughter of Benjamin and Ella Jessie Blocker. She married Lewis Jones, who preceded her in death...
Ronald and Jewell Griffin (02/09/05)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Ronald Gene and Jewell Dean Griffin of Wappapello died in an automobile accident Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, north of Wappapello. Her daughter, Darlene King Constantine, also died in the accident. Griffin, 64, was born Nov. 14, 1940, in Sikeston, Mo., son of John M. and Georgia P. Hagy Griffin. He and Jewell King were married March 25, 1972, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Darlene Constantine (02/09/05)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Regina Darlene Constantine, 47, of Royce City, Texas, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, in a car accident north of Wappapello, Mo. She was born May 17, 1957, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Jewell Burns King Griffin, who died in the same auto accident, and Lendell Griffin. She and Terry Constantine were married Nov. 17, 1986, in Rockwell, Texas...
Letricia Goehman (02/09/05)
Letricia L. "Trish" Goehman, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. She was born Aug. 5, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Arthur C.H. and Marion Alberta Pierce Lueder Jr. She and Norman Goehman were married June 29, 1974, in Cape Girardeau...
Robert King (02/09/05)
Robert F. King, 71, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 6, 1933, in Carlisle, Ark., son of Irvy Robert and Sarah Edna Kerr King. He and Carolyn Carter were married May 6, 1957, in Greenville, Miss...
Barbara Landewee (02/08/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Barbara Mary Landewee, 90, of Chaffee died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 14, 1914, in Bollinger County, daughter of William H. and Anna Hinkebein Vandeven. She and Frank John Landewee were married April 14, 1937. He died Feb. 2, 1993...
Mary Mills (02/08/05)
Mary Betty Mills, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Jenny Stark (02/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jeanette N. "Jenny" Stark, 27, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 17, 1977, in Mexico, Mo., daughter of Paul and Caren Teaster Stark III. Stark was a 1996 graduate of Sikeston High School. She had worked in the photo lab at Wal-Mart and as a telephone sales person for Rainsoft...
Rayanna and Maleah Mills (02/08/05)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Rayanna Joy Mills, one hour old, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. Maleah Jane Mills, two days old, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. The twins were born Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Perry County Hospital...
Elmer Heuring (02/08/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Elmer George Heuring, 80, of Kelso died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at his home. He was born June 11, 1924, at Kelso, son of Lawrence and Clara Gosche Heuring. He and Alene Catherine Scherer were married Sept. 11, 1948, at New Hamburg, Mo. Heuring was a farmer. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, charter member of Knights of Columbus Council 6420 in Scott City, life member of VFW Post 6407 in Scott City, and member of American Legion Post 133 in Perryville, Mo...
Linda Douglass (02/08/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Linda Douglass, 56, of Memphis, Tenn., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. She was born Nov. 27, 1948, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Albert and Doris Workman Greenley. She and Garnett Douglass were married March 25, 1977...
Artelle Summers (02/08/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Artelle Summers, 79, of Cairo died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005 at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. He was born Sept. 6, 1925, in Milburn, Ky., son of Fred Richardson and Ida Mae Taylor Summers. He married Julia Francis Harrison, and was a member of Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church in Cairo...
Naomi McCulley (02/08/05)
Naomi Nadine McCulley, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 16, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Noah P. and Bessie Davis Kitchen. She first married George York March 30, 1961, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 27, 1974. She later married Dale McCulley and he also preceded her in death...
Elvis Carmack (02/08/05)
GREENVILLE, Mo. -- Elvis "Butch" Carmack, 77, of Greenville died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born March 17, 1927, at Coldwater, Mo., son of Jesse M. and Mary D. Walker Carmack. He and Eva Larada Allen were married in 1956 in Tunica, Miss...
Robert King (02/08/05)
Robert King of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Funeral Home
Nadine Friedhof (02/08/05)
Nadine F. Friedhof, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center She was born May 12, 1924, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Edgar Leroy and Stella Lee Masterson Kinder. She and Otto Friedhof were married Dec. 20, 1947, in St. Louis. He died May 2, 1991...
Jean Miller (02/08/05)
Jean Miller, 76, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at her home. She was born July 24, 1928, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Jess and Alpha Harris Hodge. She and Alva Miller were married Jan. 14, 1946, in Poplar Bluff. Miller was owner and operator of Jean's Fabrics. She was a member of First Baptist Church...
Richard Randol Sr. (02/08/05)
Richard Glenn Randol Sr., 68, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Randol and Theresa "Tressie" Blaylock Randol. He and Patricia Ann Logan were married Dec. 24, 1955, in Cape Girardeau...
Marilyn Mirly (02/08/05)
Marilyn R. Mirly, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 6, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Wilbert E. and Delma M. Oberbeck Huettig. She and James W. Mirly were married May 6, 1966, in Cape Girardeau...
Marian Moody (02/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marian Moody, 89, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Sept. 7, 1915, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of David and Minnie Harper Aslin. She and Ralph Moody were married May 24, 1935, at Charleston, Mo...
Lee Fansler (02/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Orla Lee Fansler, 79, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at his home. He was born July 21, 1925, in Sikeston, son of Orla and Jennettia Fansler. He and Sylvia Cox were married Sept. 6, 1947. Fansler was a 1944 graduate of Sikeston High School. ...
Vincent Michelena (02/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vincent Ramon Michelena, 85, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Nov. 4, 1919, in Denver, Colo., son of Ramon and Virginia Cage Michelena. He and Lena Tisher were married April 20, 1973, in Phoenix, Ariz...
Carl Thomann (02/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Carl Irvin Thomann, 84, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Dec. 25, 1920, at Morehouse, Mo., son of Irvin M. and Lillie B. West Thomann. He and Samantha C. Tanner were married March 15, 1940, at Benton, Mo. She died Feb. 27, 2004...
Elmer Heuring (02/07/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Elmer Heuring, 80, of Kelso died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Raymond Peters (02/07/05)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Raymond Peters, 75, of McClure died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 20, 1929, in Leopold, Mo., son of August and Mary Peters. He and Opal Kettle were married Feb. 14, 1988, in Sikeston, Mo...
Barbara Landewee (02/07/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Barbara Landewee, 90, of Chaffee died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Pauline Hupp (02/07/05)
Pauline Hupp, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 2, 1926, in Jerusalem, Ark., daughter of Sigmond and Ethel Stobaugh Kennedy. She and Elvis Hupp were married Dec. 7, 1942, in Piggott, Ark. He died Feb. 10, 1988...
Mary Idom (02/07/05)
Mary Idom, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 19, 1934, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Henderson and Ercie Green James. She and Walter Idom were married July 25, 1960, in Cape Girardeau. He died Oct. 2, 1986...
Jean Miller (02/07/05)
Jean Miller, 86, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at her home. She was born July 24, 1928, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Jess and Alpha Harris Hodge. She and Alva Miller were married Jan. 14, 1946, in Poplar Bluff. Miller was the owner and operator of Jean's Fabrics in Scott City. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Scott City...
Danniel Brotherton (02/07/05)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Danniel Brotherton, 44, of Fredericktown, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, in Perryville, Mo. He was born Jan. 27, 1961, in Perry County, Mo., son of Donald and Margie Goldsmith Brotherton. He and Rhonda Douglas were married Sept. 2, 1978...
Robert French (02/07/05)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Robert L. French, 74, of St. Mary died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 20, 1931, at Perryville, Mo., son of William and Rose Tucker French. He had worked for Empire Gas Co., served in the National Guard and was a member of the Country Music Association of St. Mary...
Emma Bowen (02/07/05)
Emma Bowen, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 13, 1935, in Van Buren, Mo., daughter of Aubrey and Ruby Mead Murray. She and David Bormann were married in 1990. He died in 1996. Bowen was a purchasing agent for American Safety in Palmyra, Mo. She was also the owner and operator of a gas station and convenience store in Hannibal, Mo...
Larry Pender (02/07/05)
Larry Pender, 63, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 24, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of John and Bessie Worley Pender. He and Helen Park were married Oct. 3, 1959, in Jackson. Pender owned and operated Larry's Auto Body in Jackson. He was also a reserve police officer with the Jackson Police Department, with the rank of sergeant, for nine years. He was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Jackson...
Hope Davenport (02/07/05)
Hope Davenport, 58, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She and Lester Davenport were married May 4, 1974, in Greenville, N.Y. He died Jan. 21, 1997. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses...
Susan Carlson (02/07/05)
LEMOORE NAVAL AIR STATION, Calif. -- Susan Jane Hopen Carlson, 44, of Lemoore Naval Air Station died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Kaweah Delta Hospital in Visalia, Ca. She was born Nov. 12, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James J. and Betty S. Johnson Hopen. She and Scott C. Carlson were married May 16, 1987...
Jerry Cook (02/07/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Jerry M. Cook, 62, of Patton died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 23, 1942, in Mayfield, Mo., son of Troy R. and Iva E. Tankersley Cook. He was self-employed in the timber business prior to his illness...
Virginia Green (02/07/05)
Virginia Green, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Marilyn Mirly (02/07/05)
Marilyn Mirly, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangement are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Richard Randol (02/07/05)
Richard Randol, 68, of Jackson, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Linda Douglass (02/07/05)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Linda Douglass, 56, of Memphis, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Raymond Scherer (02/06/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Raymond Charles Scherer, 67, of Benton died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 24, 1937, at Benton, son of John and Bertha Enderle Scherer. He was a farmer and a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...
Nadine Friedhof (02/06/05)
Nadine F. Friedhof, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center She was born May 12, 1924, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Edgar Leroy and Stella Lee Masterson Kinder. She was a member of the Salvation Army for many years...
Susan Carlson (02/06/05)
Susan Carlson, 44, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, in Vidalia, Calif. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
William Moore (02/06/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo.--William A. "Toots" Moore, 89, of East Prairie died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at East Praire Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 30, 1915, in Caruthersville, Mo., son of William A. and Pearl Michie Moore. He and Rudell Wilson were married Dec. 13, 1937. She died Dec. 1, 1990...
Larry Pender (02/06/05)
Larry F. Pender, 63, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Erna Sullivan (02/06/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Erna M. Sullivan, 90, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center, Sikeston. She was born Oct. 14, 1914, in Commerce, Mo., daughter of Monroe and Carrie Scheetz Wills. She and Ben Sullivan were married June 26, 1949, at Osceola, Ark...
Ruby Weinrich (02/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruby Faye Weinrich, 92, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 24, 1912, at Lodi, Mo., daughter of Elmer E. and Ibbia A. McCalister Harrison. Weinrich had been an inspector for Funston Pecan Factory and a member of Zion Lutheran Church...
Emma Bowen (02/06/05)
Emma L. Bowen, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Christine Wolford (02/06/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Christine Wolford, 83, of rural Cairo, formerly of Dorena, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born Feb. 27, 1921, in Dorena, daughter of Albert and Ida Newman Cole. She and Aaron Fern Wolford were married April 10, 1937. He died April 1, 1986...
Thomas Tomlinson (02/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Thomas P. "Tom" Tomlinson, 57, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at his home. He was born May 10, 1947, at St. Louis, son of Terence and Doris Schermeier Tomlinson. He and Orlene K. Sanders were married Aug. 19, 1972. He was the owner-operator of McDonald's restaurants in Perryville, Chester, Ill., and Ste. ...
Beth Jennings (02/06/05)
Beth Marie Varner Jennings, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1951, in Brevard, N.C., daughter of Sebron Edward and Nelle Kate Duckworth Varner. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Survivors include her husband, Gregory Dean Jennings; three daughters, Amy Mayes and Heather Cooper, both of Cape Girardeau, Ashley Jaisaree of St. ...
Marion Craft (02/06/05)
Marion M. Craft, 65, of Whitewater died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at home. He was born July 4, 1939, at Crump, son of Milford and Mabel Jackson Craft. He and Mary Stovall were married March 31, 1962. Craft served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959. He worked 42 years as a lineman with IBEW No. 2 in St. Louis...
Cynthia Ward (02/06/05)
SIKESTON, Mo.--Cynthia Darlene Ward, 44, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born March 18, 1960, in Clinton, Ark., daughter of Alvin and Brenda Ward. Ward lived most of her life in Sikeston, where she was a member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. She was a truck driver with Henderson Trucking Co...
Virtie Abercrombie (02/06/05)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Virtie Mae Newell Abercrombie, 90, of McClure, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 1, 1914, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of James and Gertrude Story Warren...
Wanda Fitzpatrick (02/06/05)
Wanda Fitzpatrick, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 17, 1922, in Canalou Mo., daughter of Lester Hugh and Florence Emma Robinson Poe. She worked for the catalog department of Sears in Cape Girardeau. ...
Geraldine Abbott (02/05/05)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Geraldine Laird Abbott, 87, of Fredericktown died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Stockhoff Nursing Home. She was born June 7, 1917, at Gordonville, daughter of Purve and Myrtle Jones. She and Omer Abbott were married Nov. 27, 1935, in Cape Girardeau County...
Beth Jennings (02/05/05)
Beth Jennings, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Nadine Friedhof (02/05/05)
Nadine Friedhof, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Idom (02/05/05)
Mary E. Idom, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 4, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Judith Goza (02/05/05)
Judith Ann Goza, 66, of Lakeland, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, in Lakeland. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Linda Shell (02/04/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Linda Leu Shell, 62, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born April 2, 1942, in Kankakee, Ill., daughter of John Myrl and Leota Speer Harris. She and Waymond Shell were married Aug. 30, 1958, at Lutesville, Mo. He died June 28, 2000...
Darryl Nicholson (02/04/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Darryl Nicholson, 23, of Tamms died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, in rural Pulaski County. He was born April 15, 1981, in Cairo, Ill., son of Joseph Nicholson and Gloria Cross. Nicholson was a graduate of Egyptian High School and received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice science from Illinois State University at Normal. He was recently hired as a nuclear security officer for Wackenhut Corp. in Cordova, Ill...
Ruth Chancy (02/04/05)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Ruth Louise Chancy, 77, of Pulaski died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Ralph and Bessie Mize Cruse. She married Lloyd Chancy, who preceded her in death...
Jeremy Evans (02/03/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jeremy Ray Evans, 23, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 1, 1981, in Sikeston. Evans was a graduate of New Dawn State School. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Patsy Wheetley and Roger Burns of Sikeston; two brothers, Shawn Burns of Canyon, Texas, Cameron Burns of Amarillo, Texas; three sisters, Lori Warren and Sherry Slayden of Diehlstadt, Mo., and Pam White of Tulia, Texas...
Claudette Holden (02/03/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Pearl Claudette Holden, 67, of Springfield, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born June 24, 1937, daughter of James and Velma Mays Davenport. She and Paul Holden were married Oct. 5, 1952, in Arkansas...
Josephine Keen (02/03/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Josephine Keen, 85, of East Prairie died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born July 8, 1919, near Middleton, Tenn., daughter of Cullen and Rosa Fish Brown. She and Thurman Keen were married Sept. 23, 1939, in Osceola, Ark. He died Sept. 12, 1984...
Gladys Elder (02/03/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gladys Elder, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 24, 1918, at Perryville, daughter of Joseph and Thelma Kitchen Brewer. She and Russell A. Elder were married Jan. 29, 1938. He died Oct. 26, 1973...
Lorene Becker (02/03/05)
Lorene "Pete" Becker, 83, of Fruitland died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1921, in Crystal City, Mo., daughter of John and Marie Peerman Harmon. She and Archie Edward Becker were married July 15, 1943, in Hillsboro, Mo. He died March 15, 1979...
Dorothy Thorne (02/03/05)
Dorothy L. Thorne, 85, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Jackson Manor. She was born Dec. 21, 1919, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Charles "Charlie" and Allie Evans. She and Orval C. Thorne were married Sept. 19, 1936. He died Feb. 8, 1986...
Ellen Felts (02/03/05)
Ellen Louise Penrod Felts, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born April 7, 1915, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Daniel and Ella Mowery Penrod. She and John Paul Felts were married in 1934 in Marion, Ill. He died in 1976...
Verda Cooper (02/01/05)
Verda M. Cooper, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Warren Hileman (02/01/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Warren V. Hileman, 103, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Sept. 29, 1901, in Anna, son of Aaron and Alvenia McIntire Hileman. He and Mae Elizabeth Hileman were married June 20, 1923, in Tuscola, Ill. She died June 24, 1989...
Leonard Kortmeyer (02/01/05)
Leonard Dwight Kortmeyer, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Seabaugh (02/01/05)
Donald R. Seabaugh, 64, of Jackson died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, in a work-related accident in Cape Girardeau County. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Verdell Grindstaff (02/01/05)
Verdell Grindstaff, 79, passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, in Puxico, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Odean Grindstaff of Puxico; four daughters, Shelby Rodgers, Nancy Bivens, Jeanie Adams, Jennifer Baskett; two brothers, Norman and Carl Grindstaff; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...
Melvin Detjen (02/01/05)
Melvin E. Detjen, 79, of Friedheim passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at his home. He was born April 24, 1925, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Edward and Ida Roth Detjen. He and Constance Irene Sauer were married April 20, 1947, in Jackson. During World War II, Melvin served and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army...
James Owens (02/01/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James Owens, 80, of Chaffee died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Sarah Alfultis (02/01/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Sarah Carolyn Alfultis, 101, of Valrico, Fla., died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at her home. She was born March 16, 1903, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Benton Lafayette and Clara Clarinda Bonifield Barnhill. She and Henry O. Alfultis were married Sept. 11, 1927. He died Jan. 16, 1975...
Laura Murillo (02/01/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Laura B. Murillo, 35, of Perryville, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at her residence in Perryville. She was born July 15, 1969, at Monterrey, Mexico, daughter of Raul and Josephine Gomez Dominguez. She and Alejundro "Alex" Murillo were married May 11, 2004, at Perryville...
Blanche Norris (02/01/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Blanche M. Norris, 100, of Anna, formerly of DuQuoin, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on Dec. 6, 1904, in DuQuoin, daughter of the late Hardin Harrison and Eva Furlow. She married John Walston Norris on July 8, 1922, at DuQuoin. He preceded her in death on March 19, 1980...
Bonita Stephens (02/01/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Bonita L. Stephens, 81, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 6, 1923, in Cairo, daughter of Hallie and Maude Gallegly Brooks. She married Robert Stephens, who died in 1986. Stephens was a member of First Presbyterian Church...
Dr. William Whiting (02/01/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dr. William H. Whiting, 83, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Nellie Lambert (02/01/05)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Nellie Anna Lambert, 89, formerly of Blodgett, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 1, 1916, at Blodgett, daughter of John and Nettie Cauthorn Boston. She and Jesse Morgan Lambert were married Feb. 5, 1932, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Oct. 12, 1994...
Frankie Neal (02/01/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frankie L. Neal, 88, of Sikeston died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 29, 1916, in Ouachita County, Ark., daughter of Lee and Laura Jones Walker. She and C.S. "Clinton" Neal were married Oct. 9, 1937. He died in September 1972...
Elbert Bohnert (02/01/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elbert W. Bohnert, 51, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 2, 1954, in Perry County, son of Ernest and Bernice Griep Bohnert. He and Synthia M. Flowers were married Aug. 15, 1995, at Millersville...
Elsie Durham (02/01/05)
Elsie Gladys Matlock Durham, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was the daughter of James W. and Ella Mae Rudluff Matlock. Mrs. Durham had worked as a housekeeper at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was of the Methodist belief...
Monty George (02/01/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Monty Doyle George, 41, of Bertrand died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 14, 1963, in Charleston, Mo., son of Doyle and Delores Ann Groves George. George was employed in maintenance at TA Truck Co. in Matthews, Mo...
June James (02/01/05)
June James, 82, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. She was born July 16, 1922, in Chickasha, Okla., daughter of Fred and Iva Mercer Baugher. She and Cecil W. James were married June 27, 1943, in Sikeston, Mo...
Lance Walters (02/02/05)
Lance B. Walters, 54, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born in Cape Girardeau July 21, 1950, son of June Lansing Walters and Horace Walters, current residents of Sikeston, Mo...
Elsie Durham (02/02/05)
Elsie Gladys Matlock Durham, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born July 28, 1923, in McClure, Ill., daughter of James W. and Ella Mae Rudluff Matlock. She and Samuel Harrison Durham were married March 27, 1944, in Blytheville, Ark. He preceded her in death Feb. 10, 1951...
Richard Powell (02/02/05)
Richard Coleson Powell, 72, of Jefferson City died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born Aug. 27, 1932, in Caruthersville, Mo., son of R.C. and Mayme Branchville Canada Powell. He was married Jan. 13, 1956, in Cape Girardeau to Dorothy Annette Jennings, who died March 4, 2000. He was married Aug. 18, 2001, in Cole County to Billie Carolyn Shaw Stovall, who survives of the home...
Charles Schrader (02/02/05)
Charles F. Schrader, age 84, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 6, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, son of Frederick W. and Anna E. Brandes Schrader. He and Mary I. Brazeal were married Aug. 8, 1942. She passed away Jan. 27, 2003...
Verda Cooper (02/02/05)
Verda M. Cooper, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 28, 1909, at Senath, Mo., daughter of William and Mary Hedge Dunivan. She and Homer Cooper were married Sept. 4, 1933, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died March 31, 2002...
Helen Bertrand (02/02/05)
Helen Mildred Bertrand, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Friedenburg, Mo., daughter of Lonnie Henry and Velma Farrar Mehner. She and A.W. "Bill" Bertrand were married Sept. 28, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 12, 1983...
Lorene Becker (02/02/05)
Lorene "Pete" Becker, 83, of Fruitland died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at her home. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
James Owens Sr. (02/02/05)
James Edward Owens Sr., 80, of Whitewater died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born March 14, 1924, in Fort Worth, Texas, son of Edgar Layetta and Cora Mae Reason Owens. He and Doris Mae Heilmann were married June 5, 1943...
Dr. William Whiting (02/02/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dr. William Hale Whiting, 83, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Antigo, Wis., son of Ami Nelson and Beatrice Hale Whiting. He married Olive Marie Callaway Sept. 2, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wis...
Donald Seabaugh (02/02/05)
Donald Ray Seabaugh, 64, of Jackson died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, in a work-related accident on Highway 177. He was born Jan. 24, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clarence and Lydia Schlegel Seabaugh. He and Judith R. Ruessler Stortz were married Jan. 18, 2002, in Cape Girardeau...
Dorothy Minton (02/02/05)
Dorothy Louise Minton, 80, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Monticello House. She was born Oct. 20, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Walter and Emma Kahnert Kieninger. She and Glen "Jumbo" Minton were married June 28, 1947. He died June 25, 1987...
Edna Hagan (02/02/05)
Edna Margaret Hagan, 92, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 28, 1912, at Illmo, daughter of Dave and Amelia Sander Held. She and Omer L. Hagan were married Dec. 17, 1928, at Commerce, Mo. He died Dec. 29, 1992...
Ruth Mathis (02/02/05)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Ruth Mathis, 65, of Villa Ridge died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at Diehlstadt, Mo. She was born Oct. 7, 1939, in Graves County, Ky., daughter of James and Opal Rushing. Mathis was a retired cook and member of Jehovah's Witnesses...
Jeireld Snell (02/02/05)
Jeireld Raymond Snell, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1930, in McClure, Ill., son of Peter and Gladys Benefield Snell. He and Helen Marie Nabe were married Sept. 2, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. She died Nov. 16, 1990...
Leonard Kortmeyer (02/02/05)
Leonard Dwight Kortmeyer, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Burke, S.D., son of Henry Conrad and Marcia Martha Schultz Kortmeyer. He and Thelma Snedeker were married Feb. 14, 1981, in Greeley, Colo...
Raymond Loos (02/02/05)
Raymond G. Loos, 85, of St. Louis died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, in a St. Louis hospital. He was born May 27, 1919, in Jackson, son of Herman and Jane Sarah Sawyer Loos. He married Jannett Jennings. Loos retired from General Motors Corp. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Debra Bruckmeier of Kansas City, Mo., Patricia Pepper of St. Louis; a sister, Ruth Mason of Jackson; and two grandchildren...
Barbara Johnson (02/02/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Barbara M. Johnson, 84, of Sikeston died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Portland, Ore., daughter of Leonard and Mabel Neeley Moore. She and Dr. Howard B. Johnson were married Jan. 26, 1941, at Vancouver, Wash. He died June 13, 1990...