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Obituaries from March 2005

George Gray Jr. (03/23/05)
HILLSBORO, Mo. -- George J. Gray Jr., 67, of Hillsboro died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 9, 1938, at Malden, Mo., son of George and Lena M. Pridy Gray Sr. He married the former Judith A. Gruendler...
George Gray Jr. (03/24/05)
HILLSBORO, Mo. -- George J. Gray Jr., 67, of Hillsboro died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 9, 1938, at Malden, Mo., son of George and Lena M. Pridy Gray Sr. He married the former Judith A. Gruendler...
Herb Schuerenberg Jr. (03/31/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Herbert A. "Herb" Schuerenberg Jr., 59, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Nov. 26, 1945, in Kewanee, Mo., son of Herbert A. and Anna B. Bizzell Schuerenberg. He and Berta Jane McWaters were married Aug. 9, 1968. She died Jan. 23, 1991. He and Sue Baldridge were married Nov. 26, 1994, in Sikeston...
Edna Gloth (03/31/05)
Edna Burnett Gloth, 91, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Jackson Manor. She was born Sept. 4, 1913, at Laflin, Mo., daughter of Charley J. and Frances S. Moore Williams. She first married George D. McClard in 1934. He died June 23, 1961. She and Louis W. Maag were married in 1962. He died Jan. 19, 1975. She later married Ruddle O. Gloth, who died in 1993...
Mary Ann Ross (03/31/05)
Mary Ann Spradling Ross, 72, of Sun City West, Ariz., formerly of Jackson, passed away Monday, March 21, 2005, at her home. A memorial service will be held later this spring in Muskegon, Mich., where her cremains will be interred. Paradise Sunset Chapel Funeral Home of Phoenix, Ariz., was in charge of arrangements...
Edmond Larmie (03/31/05)
Edmond Lee "Tex" Larmie, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 5, 1928, in Aberdeen, Miss., son of Chester and Tula Perry Larmie. He and Mayme Ellen Hendricks were married Nov. 21, 1949, in St. Louis...
Lealeen Lingle (03/31/05)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Lealeen Lingle, 84, of Dongola died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Aug. 10, 1920, in DuQuoin, Ill., son of Lester and Bertha Beggs Lingle. He and Juanita Osman were married Dec. 18, 1943. She died Dec. 28, 1971...
Charles Lee Jr. (03/31/05)
Charles A. Lee Jr., 86, of St. Louis, formerly of Glendale, Mo., died Good Friday, March 25, 2005, at Delmar Gardens West in St. Louis. He was born April 18, 1918, in Lamar, Mo., oldest of four sons of Dr. Charles and Inez Long Lee. He and Betty Roth were married April 10, 1948...
Lena Bolen (03/31/05)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Lena E. Bolen, 78, of Pulaski died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1926, at Mounds, Ill., daughter of Harley and Bessie Level Butler. She married Verl D. Bolen, who died April 8, 1995. Bolen had been a telephone operator in Mounds, worked at Snowers in Cairo, Ill., and was an aide at St. Mary's Hospital in Cairo. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church at Villa Ridge, Ill. She was formerly of Cairo...
Mary Heisserer (03/31/05)
Mary Ann Heisserer, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 12, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Louis "Butch" and Alene Raines Heisserer. Heisserer was a counselor at Echo Life Learning Center. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church at Kelso, Mo...
Mildred Foeste (03/31/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mildred W. Foeste, 83, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Juanita Preston (03/31/05)
E. Juanita Preston, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Woodland Manor Nursing Center in Arnold, Mo. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Hazel Sullivan (03/31/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Hazel M. Sullivan, 83, of Mounds died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 30, 1921, in East St. Louis, Ill., daughter of Aldolphus L. and Catherine Tobin Laws. She married James Aubrey Sullivan, who died in 1967...
Patricia Davis (03/30/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Patricia Louise Davis, 65, of Cedar Hill, formerly of Chaffee, died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at her home. She was born June 9, 1939, at Chaffee, daughter of Louis and Marietta Mantel Gilmer. She and Ray Dean Davis were married Feb. 5, 1966. He died Dec. 17, 1993...
Nancy Abila (03/30/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Nancy Ann Abila, 15, of Advance died Monday, March 28, 2005, in an automobile accident near Brownwood, Mo. She was born July 28, 1989, in Coalinga, Calif., daughter of Rodney Nelson Smith and Yolanda Abila. She was a sophomore at Advance High School...
John Ragsdale (03/30/05)
DOVER, Ark. -- John Gaylon Ragsdale, 77, of Dover died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born July 18, 1927, in Bullfrog Valley, Ark., son of John and Ada Hutchins Ragsdale. He and Norma Joy Smithee were married July 28, 1988, in Bullfrog Valley...
Virginia Ingvalson (03/30/05)
Virginia Drew Ingvalson, 97, of Scott City died Monday, March 28, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 19, 1907, in Pine Bluff, Ark., daughter of George and Julia Ann Berry Hall. She and William Ingvalson were married Sept. 23, 1926, in Cairo, Ill. He died Feb. 2, 1975...
Una Nichols (03/30/05)
Una M. Nichols, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 28, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Van Buren County, Ark., daughter of Charley and Minnie Duschel Norman. She and Raymond Nichols were married Aug. 15, 1936. He died Dec. 24, 2002...
Dorothy Fulbright (03/30/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dorothy Fulbright, 76, of Maryland Heights, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Monday, March 28, 2005, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born July 8, 1928, at Belleview, Mo., daughter of Gilbert J. and Elsie Hochstatter Bennett. She and Lester O. Fulbright were married April 2, 1949...
Paul Hammontree (03/30/05)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Paul Lynwood Hammontree, 70, of Marquand died Friday, March 25, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Tupelo, Ark., son of Dorris Fritz and Elsie Keith Collier Hammontree. He and Betty Jean Thornton were married June 4, 1954. She died May 29, 2002...
William Cox (03/30/05)
POTOSI, Mo. -- William "Bill" Cox, 71, of Potosi died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Potosi. He was born Feb. 13, 1934, at Green Cox, son of Frank and Dosha Litteral Cox. Cox was a 1952 graduate of Advance High School in Advance, Mo. He had been a machinist in St. Louis...
Dr. John Ritter (03/30/05)
Dr. John Lynn Ritter, 42, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1963, in St. Louis, son of Dr. Raymond A. and Ann Wescoat Ritter Jr. He and Karlyle Kaye Christian were married Nov. 29, 1986, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Hazel Sullivan (03/30/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Hazel M. Sullivan, 83, of Mounds died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral home in Mounds.
Edmond Larmie (03/30/05)
Edmond Lee Larmie, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Herbert Schuerenberg Jr. (03/30/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Herbert A. Schuerenberg Jr., 59, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Edna Gloth (03/30/05)
Edna B. Gloth, 91, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at Jackson Manor. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Heisserer (03/30/05)
Mary Ann Heisserer, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at her home. She was formerly of Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Lorraine Vavrik (03/30/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lorraine Vavrik, 94, of Jonesboro died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. She was born Jan. 9, 1911, in Reynoldsville, Ill., daughter of John and Jennie Elam Edwards. She and Jacob Vavrik were married March 9, 1930. He died Feb. 1, 1994...
Virginia Ingvalson (03/29/05)
Virginia Ingvalson, 97, of Scott City died Monday, March 28, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Lorraine Vavrik (03/29/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lorraine Vavrik, 94, of Jonesboro died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Goode (03/29/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Shirley Goode, 83, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 7, 1921, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Walter and Daisy Mae Young Landers. She and Hugh C. Goode were married Feb. 1, 1941, at Risco, Mo...
Ray Alberson (03/29/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ray Alberson, 77, of Sikeston died Monday, March 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 10, 1928, in Sikeston, son of Earl and Rose Farren Alberson. He and Marilyn Greenlee were married May 28, 1950. Alberson retired as a mechanic with Missouri State Highway Department. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114...
Neva Davis (03/29/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Neva Carter Davis, 96, of Anna died Sunday, March 27, 2005, at City Care Center. She was born March 13, 1909, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Willis and Susan Prater Earnhart. She first married Dennis Carter, and later married Raymond Davis...
Nora Tripp (03/29/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nora Marie Tripp, 92, of Anna died Monday, March 28, 2005, at the home of a son. She was born Jan. 26, 1913, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Elijah O. and Annie C. Smoot Earnhart. She and Henry Earl Tripp were married April 27, 1933, in Anna. He died Nov. 24, 1982...
Elda Kutscher (03/29/05)
Elda Schlimpert Kutscher, asleep in Jesus, Sunday, March 27, 2005. Wife of the late Albert Kutscher; dear mother of Joyce (Jerry) Lehman and John Kutscher; grandmother of Jeffrey and James Lehman; dear aunt and friend to many. Visitation at Schrader Funeral Home, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Mo., Wednesday 6 to 9 p.m. and Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church in Ellisville, Mo., 10 a.m. until time of service...
Norvel Green (03/29/05)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Norvel Joe Green, 56, of East Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 25, 2005, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Norvel and Mary Marie Staples Green. He and Ruth Ann Mansker were married Dec. 8, 1970...
Imogene Sebek (03/29/05)
Imogene F. Sebek, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 29, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Floyd and Minnie Pierce Ford. She and Tony J. Sebek were married Nov. 28, 1953, in Cape Girardeau...
Neva Davis (03/28/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Neva D. Davis, 96, of Anna died Sunday, March 27, 2005, at City Care Center in Anna. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Elsinore Fowler (03/28/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Selena Elsinore Fowler, 84, died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. She was born March 17, 1921, near Acorn Ridge, Mo., daughter of Albert and Bessie Shipman Green. She and Chester Fowler were married Nov. 1, 1941, in Ardeola, Mo. He died Jan. 11, 2001...
Edna Sneathen (03/28/05)
Edna Emelia Sneathen, 78, of Gordonville died Sunday, March 27, 2005, at Cape Town Assisted Living in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Gordonville, daughter of Frederick and Verna Barger Ueleke. She and Douglas "Doc" Sneathen were married Jan. 25, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. He died May 15, 1993...
Vesta Karraker (03/28/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Vesta C. Karraker, 90, of Anna died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Survivors include a son, Victor Karraker of Henderson, Ky. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna...
Hazel Schepker (03/27/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Hazel Louise Schepker, 86, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born April 3, 1918, in Chaffee, daughter of Elvie Lee and Pearl Aslee Bunyard Roney. She and Arthur John Schepker were married July 30, 1938. He died Feb. 6, 1982...
Betty Coles (03/27/05)
ANNA, Ill.-- Betty Coles, 83, of Anna died Friday, March 25, 2005, at the Carbondale Nursing and Rehab Center in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Oct. 28, 1921, in Anna, daughter of William and Florence Davis Ledbetter. She and Herb Coles were married July 26, 1942...
Geneva Hughey (03/27/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Geneva L. Hughey, 74, of Perryville died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born March 29, 1930, in Perryville, daughter of John F. and Anna M. Kaiser Bangert. She and John "Ed" Hughey were married Jan. 31, 1947. He died May 28, 1975...
Ella Lange (03/27/05)
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- Ella Anna Lange, 100, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at the Glenwood Estate Nursing Home in Independence. She was born July 14, 1904, at Odell, Neb., daughter of John and Sophia Oldenburg Goosman. She and George Henry Peter Lange were married Feb. 2, 1926. He died April 23, 1985...
Shirley Bollinger (03/27/05)
Shirley J. Bollinger, 66, of Jackson passed away Friday, March 25, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 20, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lawrence and Mabel Stroder Davenport. Shirley was raised in the Gravel Hill community and was a 1956 graduate of Woodland High School. She and Clifford Bollinger were married Nov. 9, 1956, in Marble Hill, Mo...
Norval Green (03/27/05)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Norval "Joe" Green, 56, of East Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 25, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
William Pikey (03/27/05)
William Dawson Pikey, 66, of St. Louis passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 23, 2005. He was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Pikey was the dear father of Robyn R. (David Vitale) Pikey and Scott M. (Mary) Pikey; dear grandfather of Christian and Lauren Vitale, all of St. ...
Imogene Sebek (03/27/05)
Imogene Sebek, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Charles Lee Jr. (03/27/05)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Charles A. Lee Jr., 86, of St. Louis died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Delmar Gardens West in St. Louis. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Erma Richards (03/27/05)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Erma Richards, 87, of Ullin died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born March 29, 1917, in Ullin, daughter of James and Elizabeth Mize Poole. She and Wilbur Richards were married Oct. 21, 1932. He died May 1, 1999...
Margie Runnels (03/26/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Margie M. Runnels, 75, of Marble Hill died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 8, 1929, in Jackson, daughter of Homer E. and Lillie Myrtle Bollinger Hurst. She and Floyd W. Runnels were married April 20, 1951. He died March 15, 1995...
Iva Nelson (03/26/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Iva E. Nelson, 80, of Marble Hill died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at Elder Care. She was born Sept. 19, 1924, at Hurricane, Mo., daughter of Lee and Kizzie C. Langston Cook. She and Donald D. Nelson were married May 10, 1962. Nelson was a member of Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church...
Gladys Francis (03/26/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gladys Allene Francis, 87, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 28, 1918, in McCracken County, Ky., daughter of Charles Boyd and Laddie Bell Elrod Skinner. She and John Jefferson Francis were married Oct. 25, 1936. He died June 16, 1989...
Shirley Bollinger (03/26/05)
Shirley Bollinger, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Moore (03/26/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Barbara Jean Moore, 64, of Charleston died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 4, 1940, at Charleston, daughter of Charles and Myretta Winston. She and Thomas Moore were married March 7, 1965. Moore was a member of Mercy Seat Baptist Church and a former church secretary...
Dick Brashear (03/26/05)
Dick Joe Brashear, 68, of Scott City died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 2, 1936, in Morley, Mo., son of Clarence E. and Sherma P. Nation Brashear. He and Barbara L. Diebold were married Jan. 20, 1960, in Chester, Ill. She died April 21, 1996. He and Judy M. Crites were married Oct. 9, 1999, in Cape Girardeau...
William Pikey (03/26/05)
William Dawson Pikey, 66, of St. Louis passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 23, 2005. He was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Pikey was the dear father of Robyn R. (David Vitale) Pikey and Scott M. (Mary) Pikey; dear grandfather of Christian and Lauren Vitale, all of St. ...
Alta Barnhart (03/25/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Alta B. Barnhart, 75, of Anna died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 27, 1930, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Leonard Kenton and Cathy Alice Apple Karraker. She and Wardell Barnhart were married Oct. 1, 1948, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Ella Lynch (03/25/05)
Ella M. Lynch, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 15, 1910, in St. Louis, daughter of Almon R. and Clara L. Haywood Lewis. She and James C. Lynch were married Oct. 6, 1932. He died Nov. 12, 1996...
Carol Satterfield (03/24/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Carol J. Satterfield, 68, of Perryville died Thursday, March 17, 2005, in Columbia, S.C. She was born June 18, 1936, in St. Louis, daughter of Eugene and Clara Becker Struckhoff. She and Thurman "Lee" Satterfield were married March 31, 1956. He died Sept. 28, 1998...
Ruby Eifert (03/24/05)
Ruby Elizabeth Eifert, 90, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 11, 1915, at Illmo, daughter of Edward G. and Augusta Julianna Roth Will. She first married Gilbert Blattel Dec. 26, 1936. He died July 16, 1978. She then married Walter Eifert Jan. 20, 1980. He died Sept. 26,1993...
James Clifton (03/24/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James W. Clifton, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 9, 1919, at Menfro, Mo., son of Lonnie and Flora Schindler Clifton. He and Norma L. Fritsche were married May 19, 1945...
Dave Hodge Jr. (03/24/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Dave Hodge Jr., 66, of Bertrand died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Jan. 15, 1939, son of Dave Vincent and Vivian Clements Arington Hodge. He and Joyce Sue Singleton were married June 15, 1963...
Jackie Hutson (03/24/05)
Jackie L. Hutson, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 17, 1919, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of John and Prudence Lomax. She and Lynn P. Hutson were married Oct. 4, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. He died May 6, 2001...
Charles Bass Sr. (03/24/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles E. Bass Sr., 83, of Anna died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Oct. 7, 1921, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Ray and Ora Watkins Bass. He and Doris Dillow were married Dec. 21, 1940, in Jackson...
Ralph Moody (03/24/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ralph Moody, 92, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Dec. 13, 1912, in Sikeston, son of Frank and Francis Inman Moody. He and Marian Aslin were married May 24, 1935, at Charleston, Mo. She died Feb. 6, 2005...
Jesse Perry (03/24/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jesse Robert Perry, 78, of Charleston died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at his home. He was born March 7, 1927, at Senath, Mo., son of Charles William and Flora Parlimon Perry. He and Olga Mae Watson were married Oct. 20, 1946. Mr. Perry moved to Vanduser, Mo., with his parents where he lived until joining the U.S. ...
Ray Payne (03/24/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ray Eugene Payne, 56, of Sikeston died Monday, March 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 21, 1949, in Sikeston, son of Orville Ray and Evelyn Loretta Jordan Howard. He and Glenda Fay Jenkins were married May 21, 1966...
Lula Hoffmann (03/24/05)
Lula M. Hoffmann, 93, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 13, 1912, in Warrenton, Mo., daughter of Henry H. and Whilemina Schulze Hollmann. She and Ernst A. Hoffmann were married Dec. 20, 1935. He passed away Jan. 4, 2000...
Georgianna Sharp (03/23/05)
Georgianna Sharp, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 29, 1927, in Highland, Ill., daughter of Carroll Luther and Myrtle Anna Catherine Mansholt Reeves. She and Jonathan Charles Sharp were married March 24, 1948, in Greenville, Ill. He died Sept. 23, 2003...
Rodney Long (03/23/05)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Rodney James Long, 71, of Bell City died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1933, at Painton, Mo., son of Evans and Georgia Flowers Long. He and Margaret Kinder were married Jan. 24, 1952, at Painton...
Opal Holtz (03/23/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Opal Holtz, 94, of Bloomington, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community in Chenoa, Ill. She was born Feb. 12, 1911, in Corpus Christi, Texas, daughter of Frank and Emma Dummermuth Marlow. She and Howard Holtz were married Oct. 21, 1932. He died June 30, 1963...
Janie Bass (03/23/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Janie R. Bass, 61, of rural Cairo died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1943, in McConley, Tenn., daughter of William French and Iva Louise Baker Tyler. She was a member of God's House in Villa Ridge, Ill. Survivors include a daughter, Ivy Cripps of Cairo; her mother, Louise Tyler of Mounds, Ill.; six brothers, Donnie Webb of Tamms, Ill., James Webb of Marion, Ill., Mike Webb of Fancy Farm, Ky., Danny Butler and Dale Butler, both of Mounds, Eddie Butler of East Cape Girardeau, Ill.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.. ...
Pauline Rawlings (03/23/05)
Pauline Elizabeth Hartle Rawlings, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 21, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 1, 1919, at Millersville, daughter of Verbit and Freda Cauvey Hartle. She and John V. Rawlings were married May 22, 1948, in Blytheville, Ark. He died March 6, 1987...
Dixie Hughes (03/23/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Dixie Hughes, 91, of Dexter died Monday, March 21, 2005, at Cypress Point Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 29, 1913, at Morley, Mo., daughter of John Wesley and Ida Lillian Moore Dillon. She and James T. Hughes were married Oct. 21, 1930, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died March 9, 1997...
Darrell Higgins (03/22/05)
Joseph Darrell Higgins, 70, of Clarkton died Friday, March 18, 2005, in Tulsa, Okla. He was born July 13, 1934, in Paragould, Ark., son of Joseph Leonard and Verna Inez Greenway Higgins. He and Judy Darlene Mikel were married June 13, 1992, in Clarkton...
Clyde Isom (03/22/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clyde V. Isom, 80, of Anna died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Union County Hospital. He was born July 9, 1924, in Perks, Ill., son of Merideth and Cleta Gillette Isom. He and Jenny Lou Arnhart were married Jan. 6, 1946, in Osceola, Ark. She died Sept. 11, 2003...
Aline Lockhart (03/22/05)
Aline Lockhart, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 24, 1931, at Octa, Mo., daughter of Claude and Cora White Austill. She and Burgess Anderson "Andy" Lockhart were married April 14, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. He died March 7, 1977...
Jimmy Stanley Sr. (03/22/05)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Jimmy Ray Stanley Sr., 77, of Wolf Lake died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 17, 1927, in Pomona, Ill., son of Joseph E. and Fannie B. Holmes Stanley. He and Grace T. Thayer were married Sept. 4, 1993, in Murphysboro, Ill...
Bond Perry (03/22/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Langdon Bond Perry, 96, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 24, 1908, at Hornersville, Mo., son of Walter Astor and Maude Mae Finch Perry. He and Ida Belle Phegley were married May 12, 1941. She died Aug. 11, 1990...
Betty Beck (03/22/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Betty Sue Beck, 70, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Mo. She was born July 4, 1934, in Haleyville, Ala., daughter of George and Vesta Elizabeth Allison McBroom. Beck was a member of Smith Avenue Church of God...
Rev. Jesse Bellamy (03/22/05)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- The Rev. Jesse Bellamy, 90, of Olmsted died Sunday, March 21, 2005, at Day Star Care Center in Cairo, Ill. He was born June 10, 1914, in Karnak, Ill., son of John and Cora Campbell Bellamy. He and Vera Bankson were married April 16, 1940...
Frances Pollard (03/22/05)
Frances Lee Pollard, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Pauline Rawlings (03/22/05)
Pauline Elizabeth Rawlings, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 21, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Loren Mayberry Jr. (03/22/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Loren Mayberry Jr., 80, of Pontotoc, Miss., died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, in Pontotoc Hospital Extended Care Unit. He was born Nov. 26, 1924, in Reynoldsville, Ill., son of Loren and Esther Smith Mayberry Sr. Mayberry was a heavy equipment operator. He was a lifetime member of Operating Engineers International Union Local 105...
Oneta Stallings (03/22/05)
Oneta B. Stallings, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 18, 2005, at her home. She was born March 20, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Zeman and Maggie Brown. Stallings was a dental hygienist. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and VFW Auxiliary...
Sterling Duncan (03/22/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Sterling B. "Lefty" Duncan, 79, of Chaffee died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1925, in Bethesda, Ark., son of William Henry and Ann Thompson Duncan. He and Pauline York were married Oct. 2, 1982. She died Aug. 8, 1985...
Jewell Boss (03/22/05)
Jewell Gray Boss, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 22, 1914, at Patton, Mo., daughter of Louis and Roane Hampton Gray. She married William Boss, who preceded her in death. Boss was a member of First Christian Church and Rebekah Lodge...
John McKinley (03/22/05)
John Wilson McKinley of Dexter, 86, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 16, 1918, near Painton, Mo., son of Harry and Ada Dixon McKinley. Mr. McKinley was a former employee of Brown Sand and Gravel at Dexter, Mo. He was a member of First Church of God in Dexter...
Jonathan Merrill (03/22/05)
Jonathan Lorenzo Merrill, infant son of Sara Leslie Ann Johnston and Benjamin Keith Merrill of Troy, Mo., was born and entered eternal life Friday, March 18, 2005. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Cody Tyler Johnston of Troy; maternal grandparents, Hazel Hinton of Chaffee, Mo., Linus and Nancy Johnston of Jackson; paternal grandparents, Becky Scott (husband Jim) of Troy, Kenneth Dean Merrill of St. Clair, Mo.; and numerous aunts and uncles...
Velma Basler (03/21/05)
FESTUS, Mo. -- Velma L. Basler, 91, of Festus, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing Center in Crystal City, Mo. She was born March 25, 1913, in Hugo, Colo., daughter of Benjamin Frank and Alma Schnetzler Mott. She and George John Basler were married. He died Oct. 16, 1996...
Jonathan Johnston (03/21/05)
TROY, Mo. -- Jonathan Lorenzo Johnston, infant son of Leslie Johnston and Benjamin Merrill of Troy, was born and died Friday, March 18, 2005. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Cody Johnston of Troy; maternal grandparents, Hazel Hinton of Chaffee, Mo., Linus and Nancy Johnston of Jackson; paternal grandparents, Becky and Jim Scott of Troy and Kenneth Dean Merrill of St. Clair, Mo...
Jewell Boss (03/21/05)
Jewell G. Boss, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel...
Mary Schmittzehe (03/21/05)
Mary Louise Schmittzehe, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Maddock George. She and Hilary Schmittzehe were married July 2, 1977, in St. Louis. He survives in Cape Girardeau...
Joseph Jones (03/20/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Joseph C. Jones, 79, of Anna died Friday, March 18, 2005, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Feb. 20, 1926, at Balcom, Ill., son of Joseph and Jewel Woodard Jones. He was a life member of the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna and a member of the First Christian Church in Riverton, Ill. Jones was a veteran of World War II...
Jessie Young (03/20/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jessie B. Young, 69, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. She was born July 7, 1935, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of John Francis and Marillaun Maloney Brown. She and Adrian Earl Young were married July 13, 1953, at Portageville. He died Nov. 29, 2004...
William Downen (03/20/05)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- William Downen, 96, died Friday, March 18, 2005, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield. He was born Feb. 6, 1909, in Monette, Ark., son of Charlie and Elsie Brown Downen. He was a member of St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia, Mo., and was a self-employed farmer and carpenter...
Hazel Karsteter (03/20/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Hazel I. Karsteter, 94, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Union County Hospital. A private memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, with Webb Manley officiating. Burial was in Cobden Cemetery.
Creta Yates (03/20/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Creta C. Yates, 82 of Jonesboro died Friday, March 18, 2005, at Herrin Hospital at Herrin, Ill. She was born Jan. 16, 1923, at Anna, Ill., daughter of James and Grace Brown Adams Choate. She and John W. Yates were married July 4, 1941, at Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 14, 1991. She was a member of Gospel Assembly Church in Anna...
Gertrude Obergoenner (03/20/05)
Gertrude J. "Gertie" Obergoenner, 90, formerly of St. Louis, passed away Friday, March 18, 2005, at her home in Cape Girardeau. Gertie was born Nov. 16, 1914, to Arno Paul and Marie Anne Haintl Lippmann, who came to America from Germany as small children. ...
Phillip Bone (03/19/05)
Phillip P. Bone, 59, of Millersville died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 23, 1946, in Granite City, Ill., son of Raymond P. and Marie Cozart Bone. He married Dee A. Montgomery. Bone worked for Granite City Steel in the 1970s...
James Spears (03/19/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- James "Bud" Spears, 71, of Advance died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 26, 1934, at Hahn, Mo., son of William and Willie Blake Spears. He and Virginia O'Neal were married June 25, 1957, at Dexter, Mo. Spears was a retired electrician. He was a charter member of Advance Eagles and past member of the Masonic Lodge...
Aileen Fenwick (03/19/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Aileen M. Fenwick, 96, of Perryville died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born June 15, 1908, in Perry County, daughter of John L. and Leona E. Moore Prevallet. She and James R. Fenwick were married April 19, 1932, in Perryville. He died Sept. 21, 1988...
Walter Wills (03/19/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Walter A. Wills, 75, of Perryville died Friday, March 18, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 4, 1929, in Arriba, Colo., son of Roy and Esther E. Hohlfeld Wills. He and Dorothy Steffens were married July 8, 1951...
Alma Mayfield (03/19/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alma Mayfield, 93, of St. Louis, formerly of Sikeston, died Friday, March 18, 2005, at Delmar Gardens in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 3, 1911, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ben H. and Nellie Bernice Bess Hinkle. She and Martin D. Mayfield were married Oct. 10, 1936. He died July 28, 1987...
Jennie Roth (03/19/05)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Jennie Lind Roth, 85, of Malden died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Nov. 26, 1919, in Tuckerman, Ark., daughter of Charles Spurgeon and Trella Victoria Sorrells Smith. She and James Alouis Roth were married Feb. 16, 1941, in Columbia, Mo...
Oneta Stallings (03/19/05)
Oneta B. Stallings, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 18, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Downen (03/19/05)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- William Downen, 96, died Friday, March 18, 2005, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield. He was born Feb. 6, 1909, in Monette, Ark., son of Charlie and Elsie Brown Downen. He was a member of St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia, Mo., and was a self-employed farmer and carpenter...
Betty Palmer (03/19/05)
Betty June Palmer of Jackson returned to her heavenly Father Thursday, March 17, 2005, at the age of 72. She was born June 6, 1932, in England. She and Charles Palmer were married during his service in the U.S. Air Force. They lived in various states. He passed away in August 1975...
Phillip Bone (03/18/05)
Phillip P. Bone, 59, of Millersville died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at his home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Pollard (03/18/05)
Frances Lee Pollard, 75, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Suzanne Brockelman (03/18/05)
Suzanne M. Brockelman, 68, of Kansas City, Mo., died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at her home. She was the daughter of Coach Louis and Alta Vogelsang Muegge. She grew up in Cape Girardeau and was a graduate of Central High School. Survivors include her husband, Bob; two daughters, Kathy Winters and Cindy Shultz; and three grandchildren...
Norman Monier (03/18/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- C. Norman Monier, 87, of Perryville, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at the Perry County Nursing Home. He was born March 25, 1917, in Perry County, son of Claude (Ed) and Anna Huber Monier. He married Mildred Mary Richardet on June 24, 1939...
Norene Chamness (03/18/05)
Norene Chamness, 93, of Jamestown, Ohio, died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Greenewood Manor Nursing Facility in Jamestown. She was born Sept. 6, 1911, at Kurreville, Mo., daughter of G.G. and Leonora Fulbright Kurre. She first married George Bollinger, who preceded her in death. She then married Charles H. Beare, who preceded her in death. She later married William R. Chamness, who also preceded her in death...
Nadine Beyer (03/18/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Nadine Beyer, 79, of Oran died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Delmar Gardens of Chesterfield in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born Oct. 28,1925, at Oran, daughter of Thomas Edward and Nellie Mae Hayden Smiddy. She and Clarence Beyer were married Dec. 25, 1946. He died Dec. 16, 1988...
William Eifert (03/18/05)
William Henry Eifert, 91, of Scott City died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 20, 1913, in Scott County, son of Daniel Ferdinand August and Pauline Katherine Will Eifert. Eifert had been a line operator at General Motors. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 6407 in Scott City, and lifetime member of American Legion Post 369 at Benton, Mo...
Verla Stroder (03/18/05)
Verla Mae Stroder, 73, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 31, 1931, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of John Bill and Nellie Audrey Brotherton Roe. She and Roy Stroder were married Aug. 1, 1952...
Tony Pearce (03/18/05)
Tony L. Pearce, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Jan. 4, 1912, in Herrin, Ill. Mrs. Pearce was assistant to the principal many years at University School, Carbondale, Ill., where she was loved by faculty and students alike...
Cecil Shell (03/17/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Cecil Otto Shell, 80, of Advance died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Baptist Health Center in North Little Rock, Ark. He was born Nov. 26, 1924, at Dongola, Mo., son of Otto and Flora Null Shell. He married Demetrius Harris, who preceded him in death in 1973...
Tony Pearce (03/17/05)
Tony L. Pearce, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
William Claspill (03/17/05)
William D. Claspill, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 12, 1954, in St. Louis, son of William H. and Clarene Laforest Claspill. Claspill was a welder in the automobile industry. He lived in California 30 years, moving to Cape Girardeau in 2002...
Ernie Jones (03/17/05)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Ernie Robert Jones, 85, of Morley died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at his home. He was born May 19, 1919, in Dover, Ark., son of Charlie and Clemmie Boze Jones. He and Odessa Beatrice Miller were married Dec. 7, 1940, at Benton, Mo. Jones was a farmer and formerly worked on electrical line construction. He was a member of Hooe Baptist Church, and a former member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 702...
Katherine Layton (03/17/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Katherine Ruth Layton, 72, of Perryville died March 15, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 30, 1932, in Perry County, daughter of Floyd and Pauline Cattoor Hagan. She and Roy Layton were married Aug. 26, 1978, at Perryville...
Nadine Beyer (03/17/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Nadine Beyer, 79, formerly of Oran, died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Delmar Gardens in Chesterfield, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Huckstep (03/17/05)
Dorothy E. Huckstep, 85, of Millersville died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at her home. She was born April 9, 1919, at Whitewater, daughter of George W. and Gertrude Hector Baker. She and Jesse C. Huckstep were married Dec. 25, 1943, in Jackson. He died in July 1983...
Dr. Roy Schoenborn (03/17/05)
Dr. Roy V. Schoenborn, 79, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at his home. He was born March 19, 1925, in Springfield, Ill., son of Adam and Rita Thimm Schoenborn. He and Betty McClanahan were married May 27, 1949. Dr. Schoenborn received a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Illinois-Normal, a master's of art education from Columbia University in New York, and a master's of fine arts from Columbia University...
Marcella Sullivan (03/17/05)
GLENNON, Mo. -- Marcella Jansen Sullivan, 76, formerly of Glennon died Monday, March 14, 2005, at Del Ray Beach Hospital in Florida. She was born March 10, 1929, at Glennon, daughter of Joseph and Mary Lenderink Jansen. She and Henry Sullivan were married in January 1970...
Jerry Klaffer (03/17/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Jerry Emerson Klaffer was called home to Heaven Tuesday, March 15, 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jerry was born Jan. 19, 1962, in Paducah, Ky., son of James A. and Mary DeMaris Klaffer. He and Monica Kelly were married Aug. 27, 1988, in Sikeston, Mo...
Howard Brennecke (03/17/05)
Howard D. Brennecke, 79, of Millersville passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1925, in the Stroder Branch community, son of Roy Z. and Ethel Ross Brennecke. He and Geraldine Kuehn were married March 11, 1948, in Jackson...
Vervlee Coleman (03/17/05)
Vervlee Coleman, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 14, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 10, 1925, in Missouri, daughter of John and Georgia Clark Smith. She and Dave Coleman were married July 1944 in Osceola, Ark. He died in 1976...
Erma Childers (03/16/05)
Erma V. Childers, 90, formerly of Jackson, died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Community Care Center in Lemay, Mo. She was born March 1, 1915, at Pocahontas, daughter of Arthur and Nellie Abernathy Sides. She and Ike Owens were married Sept. 30, 1935. He died in 1968. She and Harvey Childers were married Sept. 8, 1973. He died in 1983. Childers was a seamstress 30 years at the former Lowenbaum Dress Factory in Jackson and Cape Girardeau. She attended New Bethel Baptist Church...
Janice Edmiston (03/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Janice Edmiston, 92, of Ellisville, Mo., died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Bethesda Meadow Nursing Home in Ellisville. She was born July 8, 1912, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Henry Franklin and Ollie Mae Smith Emerson. She and Francis Smith Edmiston were married Sept. 25, 1932. He preceded her in death...
Edward Popp (03/16/05)
Edward Paul Popp, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday March 15, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 14, 1936, in Frohna, Mo., son of Edgar and Florence Metz Popp. He and Retha Whittaker were married Feb. 22, 1958, in Monrovia, Calif...
James Johnson (03/16/05)
James "Jim" Johnson, 79, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Jackson, died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1925, in St. Louis, son of Dewey and Mattie Alfultus Johnson. He and Jackie Lewis were married Feb. 8, 1984. Johnson retired as an electrician with IBEW Local 1. He was a lifetime member and former post commander of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau, and a member of American Legion Post 158 in Jackson...
Gregory Deuster (03/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gregory James Deuster, 47, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at his home. A memorial service will be held at a later date, with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Jerry Klaffer (03/16/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Jerry Emerson Klaffer, 43, of Kelso died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Huckstep (03/16/05)
Dorothy Huckstep, 85, of Millersville died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at her home. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday.
William Claspill (03/16/05)
William Claspill, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Linda Hagan (03/16/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Linda Sue Hagan, 52, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville. She was born April 26, 1952, in Advance, Mo., son of M.O. "Dick" and Mary Davis. She married Larry Hagan...
Georgia Goodman (03/16/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Georgia Goodman, 83, of Anna, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at the Union County Nursing Home in Anna. She was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Balcom, Ill., daughter of Orlando and Susie Bean Davis. She and Carl Goodman were married March 9, 1944; he died May 2, 2000...
W. Lloyd Fish (03/16/05)
W. Lloyd Fish, 77, of Jackson died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 20, 1927, at Kennett, Mo., son of Wilbourn and Lottie Mae Johnson Fish. He and Bonnie Schlicting were married Feb. 10, 1979, in Cape Girardeau...
Vervlee Coleman (03/16/05)
Vervlee Coleman, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 14, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 10, 1925, in Missouri, daughter of John and Georgia Clark Smith. She and Dave Coleman were married in July 1944 at Osceola, Ark. He died in 1976...
Dorothy Illers (03/16/05)
Dorothy Cloe Illers, 100, died Monday, March 14, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 2, 1904, at Oak Ridge, daughter of George and Mayme Williams Jenkins. She married Robert W. Illers in 1924; he died in 1975. She was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School and Normal Teachers College. After graduation she taught in several one-room country schools and later at Puxico, Mo., schools. She was deputy assessor of Cape Girardeau County for more than 40 years...
Dean Walker (03/16/05)
Dean L. Walker, 86, of Jackson died Monday, March 14, 2005, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 23, 1918, at Oak Ridge, son of Ira O. and Bernice O. Riehn Walker. Due to the death of his mother, Dean was raised by Monroe and Bennie Clingingsmith Kurre. ...
Leona Sides (03/16/05)
Leona W. Sides, 80, of Jackson passed away Monday, March 14, 2005, at Monticello House. She was born May 29, 1924, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Myrtle Walker. She married Cecil Sides, who preceded her in death. Leona had worked at the former International Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau, the former Florsheim Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau and worked as a cook on the river 16 years, retiring in 1986...
Jesse Kirk (03/16/05)
FISK, Mo. -- Jesse F. Kirk, 89, of Fisk died Monday, March 14, 2005, at Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born April 22, 1915, in Green County, Ind., son of L.C. "Cecil" and Anna Kirk. He and Lillian Moore were married Aug. 24, 1935, at Delta...
Gyola Harris (03/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gyola Harris, 91, of Sikeston died March 12, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1913, at Lake Carmel, Miss., daughter of John and Mary Ray. She married Odell Harris, who preceded her in death. Harris was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church and served on the Mothers Board...
Flora Hawkins (03/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Flora M. Hawkins, 105, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 12, 1899, in Greenfield, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Laura Sloan McLemore. She moved to Sikeston from Kansas City, Mo., in 1972. ...
G.W. Allen (03/16/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- G.W. Allen, 71, of East Prairie died Monday, March 14, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1933, at Wolf Island, Mo., son of George M. and Bessie Hockersmith Allen. He and Shirley Weekley were married Oct. 4, 1953, in Holly Springs, Miss...
Theora Richardson (03/16/05)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Theora Sue Richardson, 85, of Bell City died Monday, March 14, 2005, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 21, 1919, in Obion, Tenn., daughter of Fulton and Annie Lee Gambill Huffstutter. She and Max A. Richardson were married Dec. 3, 1939, in Fulton, Tenn...
Johnnie Moyers (03/15/05)
Johnnie S. "John" Moyers, 84, of Oak Ridge passed away Monday, March 14, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 18, 1920, in Marquand, Mo., son of Ira S. and Lauretta E. Farmer Moyers. He and Ruby Merritt were married Dec. 12, 1942. She passed away Sept. 17, 1985. He and Janice P. Burkley were married July 31, 1987...
Louise Trickey (03/15/05)
Louise Trickey, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 23, 1920, in Eastland, Texas, daughter of Joseph and Rose Lee Oliver Williams. She and Euil Trickey were married June 7, 1942, in Oran, Mo...
Philomene Laurentius (03/15/05)
Philomene T. Laurentius, 87, of St. Ann, Mo., died Wednesday, March 9, 2005. She married Henry B. Laurentius. Survivors include her husband; a son, Donald Laurentius of St. Louis; two brothers, Teddy Wibbenmeyer of St. Charles, Mo., Valentine Wibbenmeyer of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; two sisters, Genevieve Schwartz of Kelso, Mo., Mary Christy of Festus, Mo.; and three grandsons...
Dean Walker (03/15/05)
Dean Walker, 86, of Jackson died Monday, March 14, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bobby Webb (03/15/05)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Bobby Wayne Webb, 54, of Herrin died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at his home. He was born July 16, 1950, in Anna, Ill., son of Wilson and Verna Gentry Webb. Survivors include two sons, David Webb of Herrin, Jesse Webb of Anna; two daughters, Angie Dunning of Herrin, Melinda Upchurch of O'Fallon, Ill.; three brothers, Donald Webb of McClure, Ill., Joe Webb of Ullin, Leon Webb of Del Rio, Texas; five sisters, Lucille Eastwood and Phyllis Webb of Anna, Pat Clutts of Murphysboro, Ill., Betty Gerberding of Percy, Ill., Joyce Eastin of Stonefort, Ill.; and six grandchildren.. ...
Doris Tribout (03/15/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Doris M. Tribout, 77, of Tamms died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 11, 1928, in Lebanon, Ill., daughter of Lorraine and Margaret Conklin Wise. She and Ed Keck were married March 12, 1944, in Lebanon. He died in August 1988. She and Delmar Tribout were married Sept. 25, 1996, in Belleville, Ill...
Donald Thomas (03/15/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Donald M. Thomas, 81, of Benton, Ky., died Monday, March 14, 2005, at his home. He was the son of James Howard and Vera Thomas. He married Wilma Costellia. Thomas was formerly of Mounds, and lived 35 years in Georgetown, Ill., where he was a business owner. He was a member of Brewers United Methodist Church and the American Legion...
Naomi Caudle (03/15/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Naomi D. Caudle, 66, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 20, 1928, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of William Stanton "Jess" and Rachel Nadine Vandergriff Simpson. Caudle was assistant credit manager 17 years at Lewis Furniture...
Nellie Sutton (03/15/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nellie A. Sutton, 96, of Sikeston died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 6, 1908, in Sikeston, daughter of John Adam and Ida Mae Hahn Andres. She and Charles Lynn Sutton were married Aug. 13, 1933, in Blytheville, Ark. He died Oct. 14, 1996...
Lloyd Fish (03/15/05)
W. Lloyd Fish, 77, of Jackson died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 20, 1927, at Kennett, Mo., son of Wilbourn and Lottie Mae Johnson Fish. He and Bonnie Schlicting were married Feb. 10, 1979, in Cape Girardeau...
June Reagan (03/15/05)
ULLIN, Ill. -- June Reagan, 79, of Ullin passed away Sunday, March 13, 2005, at St. Louis University Medical Center in St. Louis. June was born Dec. 30, 1925, in Ullin, daughter of George and Luretta Watkins. She and Ray V. Reagan, who survives her, were married June 2, 1946...
Rita Self (03/14/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Rita Theresa Barylski Self, 77, of Marble Hill died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 31, 1927, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Helen Marchlenski Barylski. She and Victor Self Sr. were married...
Esther Rainwater (03/14/05)
ADVANCE -- Esther Mae Rainwater, 83, of Advance died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at the Advance Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 19, 1921, in Greenville, Mo., daughter of the late Thomas Harley and Mary Elizabeth Craig VanMatre. She and the Rev. Roscoe Rainwater were united in marriage Aug. 1, 1941, at Wappapello, Mo. He died July 6, 1987...
Helen Wencewicz (03/13/05)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Helen C. Wencewicz, 96, of Chesterfield, Mo., died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Des Peres Hospital. She was born March 21, 1908, in St. Louis, daughter of Thomas and Catherine Ganska Bialczak. She and Casimir Wencewicz were married...
James Hayes (03/13/05)
James "June" Hayes Jr., 90, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 26, 1914, in Nashville, Tenn., son of James and Lula Tellus Hayes. He and Juanita Sherwood were married Aug. 7, 1937, in Cape Girardeau. She died in November 1986...
Lillie Jaco (03/13/05)
Lillie B. Jaco, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born on May 28, 1927, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ellis and Bessie Helderman Reed. She and James Johnson Jaco were married April 10, 1943, in Cape Girardeau County. He died July 2, 1990...
Louise Trickey (03/13/05)
Louise Trickey, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 12, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ester Rainwater (03/13/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ester Mae Rainwater, 84, of Advance died Saturday, March 12, 2005. Arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Eugene McDannold (03/13/05)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Eugene C. McDannold, 92, of Poplar Bluff died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. He was born Nov. 20, 1922, in Madisonville, Mo. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and retired as a highway superintendent for Caltrans in California...
Homer Gilbert (03/13/05)
Homer Monroe Gilbert, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 11, 2005, at his daughter's home. He was born April 9, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, son of Judge Charles Monroe and Boka Homa Owsley Gilbert. He and Margaret Schlue were married April 18, 1932. She preceeded him in death on March 15, 1977...
Arthur Jacobs (03/13/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- With deepest sorrow and fond memories, we say goodbye to Arthur E. "Bucky" Jacobs, a devoted husband, wonderful father, grandfather, brother and friend. Bucky, a longtime resident of Caseyville, Ill., passed away on March 11, 2005, at the Veterans Home at Anna. He was born on Oct. 17, 1923, in McClure, Ill., son of the late Arthur and Lilly Mae Cox Jacobs...
Lillian Estes (03/13/05)
Lillian R. Sally Estes, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 28, 1920, in Wildersville, Tenn., daughter of Herman and Pauline Fronabarger Roberts. The Roberts family moved to Macon, Ga., in 1928 and then moved to Cape Girardeau in 1936...
Thomas Tennant (03/12/05)
Thomas George Tennant, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, in an apartment fire at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1951, in Aberdeen, Md., son of Charles W. and Mme Mae Green Tennant. Tennant was a cab driver 17 years with Kelley Transportation. He received a degree from the University of Indiana...
Christopher Bagby (03/12/05)
BROOKPORT, Ill. -- Christopher Austin Bagby, 2, of Brookport died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at Cardinal-Glennon Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 31, 2003, in Paducah, Ky., son of Christopher Robyn Bagby and Crystal Dawn Fasolo. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Anthony Fasolo of Brookport; paternal grandparents, Ronnie and Martha Everly of Olmsted, Ill., Albert "Duke" and Jackie Bagby of Metropolis, Ill.; maternal grandparents, Michael and Linda Fasolo of Brookport; paternal great-grandparents, John and Judy Clark of Olmsted, and Albert and Connie Bagby of Mounds, Ill.. ...
Martin Funke (03/12/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Martin H. "Max" Funke, 98, of Perryville died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 6, 1906, at Longtown, Mo., son of Michael Gustav and Barbara Louise Springer Funke. Funke was a postal worker in St. Louis until moving back to Longtown, and then was custodian at Zion Lutheran Church. He was a lifetime member of Zion Church...
Arthur Jacobs (03/12/05)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Arthur E. "Bucky" Jacobs, 81, of Caseyville, Ill., formerly of McClure, died Friday, March 11, 2005, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
James Casper (03/12/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- James Oliver "Jim" Casper, 65, of Anna died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Oct. 6, 1939, in Cobden, Ill., son of Edward and Cecile Earnhart Casper. Survivors include a sister, Lou Ella Pender of Anna, and a brother, Frank Casper of Gurnee, Ill...
Irene Schuessler (03/12/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene E. Schuessler, 91, of Perryville died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 9, 1914, at New Wells, daughter of Albert J. and Hulda Wunderlich Ladreiter. She and Edgar F. Schuessler were married Oct. 12, 1934. He died Jan. 11, 1985...
Everett King (03/12/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Everett Rollie "Diz" King, 87, of Linton, Ind., formerly of Cobden and Anna, Ill., died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Linton Nursing and Rehab center. He was born March 21, 1917, in Pomona, Ill., son of Rollie and Millie Lance King...
Dorothy McBride (03/12/05)
Dorothy D. Watson McBride, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at her home. She was born April 9, 1921, at Morley, Mo., daughter of William Homer and Flora Maud Williams Watson. She and Harold Jennings McBride were married Aug. 2, 1936, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died May 2, 1986...
Kenny Monahan (03/12/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Kenny Monahan, 51, of Thebes died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 20, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jimmie and Marvalee Bryant Monahan. He and Connie Woodruff were married Dec. 13, 1974...
Zella Billingsley (03/11/05)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- Zella Billingsley, 96, of Buncombe, died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill. She was born Feb. 4, 1909, in Lick Creek, Ill., daughter of Frank and Louise Row Stokes. She married Harold Eugene "Joe" Billingsley on April 12, 1929, in Lick Creek. He died on April 13, 2004...
Charles Meeks (03/11/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charles Edward Meeks, 71, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born April 22, 1933 in Bertrand, Mo., son to George Franklin and Retta Lorene Eastwood Meeks. On Jan. 14, 1954, in Warrington England, he married Winifred Alcock. She died April 27, 2003...
Loren J. Miller (03/11/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Loren J. Miller, 95, of Anna died Wednesday, March 9, 2005. He was born March 11, 1910. He married Eulalah Smith on Nov. 22, 1931. She died May 8, 2002. He was a member of Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Survivors include, a son, Wayne Miller of Anna; two daughters, Barbara Swinburne of Carbondale, Ill., and Bernetta Holshouser of Anna; a sister, Edna Gold of Eureka, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren...
Kenny Monahan (03/11/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Kenny Monahan, 51, of Thebes died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Dustin Easton officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes...
Harold Klaus (03/11/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold F. Klaus, 89, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 1, 1915, at Farrar, Mo., son of Herman H. and Mattie Moeller Klaus. He and Martha Elva Guelzow were married Oct. 29, 1943. She died May 8, 1997...
Mellie Shell (03/11/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mellie T. Shell, 87, of Marble Hill died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Elder Care. She was born June 13, 1917, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of William "Bill" and Nancy Oliver Harold Null. She and Otis Hahn were married Sept. 14, 1935. He died Feb. 4, 1984. She and Milford T. Shell were married Aug. 2, 1985...
Stella Foster (03/11/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stella Marie Foster, 87, of Perryville died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. She was born July 15, 1917, in Menfro, Mo., daughter of Will and Margaret Streiler Walker. She and Dennis B. Foster were married Aug. 20, 1935. He died May 19, 1987...
Louise Parkhurst (03/11/05)
Louise Parkhurst, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 15, 1927, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Henry and Vicie Ann Wynn Patterson. Parkhurst was retired from Sears in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include two daughters, Maretta Newbold of Cape Girardeau, Pam Fredette of Columbia, S.C.; a sister, Mary Sagan of San Francisco, Calif.; a brother, Gene Patterson of Groveland, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandsons...
Lance Carlton (03/11/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lance Ashley Carlton, 29, of Panama City Beach, Fla., formerly of Advance, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2005, in Knoxville, Tenn., from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born Jan. 22, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, son of Kristi Carlton...
Larry Horstman (03/11/05)
Larry David Horstman, 33, of Arlington, Tenn., died Tuesday, March 8, 2005 at the Medical Center of Aurora in Aurora, Colo. Horstman was a devoted district manager for Radio Shack. He was born Oct. 7, 1971 in St. Louis, the son of Linda G. Rellergert of Jackson...
Wilman Fluegge (03/11/05)
Wilman H. Fluegge, 76, of Whitewater died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 23, 1928, in Burfordville, son of Edwin and Laura Aufdenberg Fluegge. He grew up on the family farm in Burfordville and was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit, of which he was a lifelong member. He was a 1946 graduate of Jackson High School...
Oma Rhodes (03/11/05)
Oma Rhodes, 70, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 29, 1934 in Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of Earnest and Ople Stevens Storz. She and George A. Rhodes were married Feb. 15, 1976, in St. Louis. He passed away July 23, 1993...
Janice Gilkey (03/11/05)
Janice Brenda McClard Gilkey went home to our Lord Tuesday, March 1, 2005. She was born in Mobile, Ala., and reared in Cape Girardeau. She married Bill Gilkey July 24, 1971, in Cape Girardeau. Janice loved children and served as director for Kindercare on South First Street in Austin, Texas, several years...
Thomas Harris (03/10/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Thomas L. Harris, 73, of Oakville, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 5, 1932, at Holcomb, Mo., son of Thomas M. and Lola E. Vaughn Harris. He and Nadean Hahn were married Dec. 28, 1962, in St. Louis...
George Vernon Sr. (03/10/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- George William Vernon Sr., 80, of Jonesboro died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Nov. 1, 1924, in Crystal City, Mo., son of Floyd Conrad and Pearl Irene Sample Vernon. He and Dorothy Laverne Swan were married Nov. 6, 1948, at Pocahontas, Mo...
Lance Carlton (03/10/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lance A. Carlton, 29, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Advance, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, in Knoxville. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Horstman (03/10/05)
Larry David Horstman Jr., 33, of Arlington, Tenn., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at the Medical Center of Aurora in Aurora, Colo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jacklyn Weekley (03/10/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jacklyn J. Weekley, 51, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 18, 1953, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Elmer and Lucille Hinkebein Seiler. She and Lawrence Weekley were married Nov. 18, 1972...
Richard Conner (03/10/05)
Richard Francis Conner, 85, of Fulton, Mo., formerly of the Cape Girardeau and Jackson area, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico. He was born June 16, 1919, in Prairie Du Rocher, Ill., son of Edgar and Constance Moskop Conner. He and Helen Hurley were married in Cape Girardeau. She died in 1971...
Mildred Keith (03/10/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Mildred Beatrice Keith, 92, of Sedgewickville died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 4, 1912, at Herculaneum, Mo., daughter of Thomas Edward and Carrie June Bone Huddleston. She and Carl Edwin Keith were married Aug. 10, 1947. He died March 4, 1990...
Louise Parkhurst (03/10/05)
Louise Parkhurst, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 15, 1927, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Henry and Vickie Ann Wynn Patterson. Parkhurst was retired from Sears in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include two daughters, Maretta Newbold of Cape Girardeau, Pam Fredette of Columbia, S.C.; a sister, Mary Sagan of San Francisco, Calif.; a brother, Gene Patterson of Groveland, Calif.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandsons...
Frank Brown (03/10/05)
Frank S. Brown, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Life Care Center. He was born Sept. 3, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, son of James and Susie Powers Brown. He and Mary Elizabeth O'Howell were married Sept. 3, 1932, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 11, 2000...
Nellie Ruff (03/10/05)
Nellie J. Ruff, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Jan. 28, 1916, in Johnson County, Ill., daughter of Orpheus and Pearl Evans Kerr. She married Russell Huey, but he preceded her in death shortly after returning from serving in World War II. She later married Robert Lafayette Ruff June 6, 1959, in Cape Girar-deau...
Marguerite Love (03/09/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Marguerite Love, 91, of Charleston, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at her residence in Charleston. She was born March 27, 1913, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Stephen and Louise Dean. She and Charles Love were married March 27, 1937, and he died Nov. 21, 1970...
Frank Brown (03/09/05)
Frank S. Brown, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Life Care Center. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Nellie Ruff (03/09/05)
Nellie J. Ruff, 89, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Monticello House. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Glen Hoppe (03/09/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Glen R. Hoppe, 43, of Blakely, Ga., died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Early Memorial Hospital in Blakely. He was born Aug. 11, 1961, in Cairo, son of Herschel and Barbara Hawkins Hoppe. He married Nancy Humes. Hoppe was a guard with DSI Security Co. in Blakely. He was a former dispatcher and auxiliary officer with Cairo Police Department, and had been a firefighter with Mound City Fire and Rescue Department...
Ellen DeJarnett (03/09/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ellen M. DeJarnett, 99, of Cairo died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Bertrand Nursing Center in Bertrand, Mo. She was born March 26, 1905, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Charles Love and Susan Frances Houston Hanley. She married James David DeJarnett, who preceded her in death...
Ruby Neal (03/09/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruby Nickell Neal, 92, of Sikeston, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born March 26, 1912, at Sturdivant, Mo., daughter of Elmer and Ethel Bridges Propst. She married Elvis Ralph Nickell, who preceded her in death in October 1975. She and Milton Neal were married in August 1999...
John Michaud (03/08/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John Harvey Michaud, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Jan. 22, 1914, in Perryville, son of Charles W. and Henrietta M. Millfeldt Michaud. He and Cassie L. Calhoun were married June 10, 1960, in Fillmore, Calif...
Kenneth Beal (03/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kenneth Barker Beal, 53, of Sikeston died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born Dec. 11, 1951, in Sikeston, son of Clem and Guynell Glover Beal. He married Jacqueline Hines June 18, 1977, in Jackson. He served as senior warden, vesting member and licensed lay eucharistic minister of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Sikeston...
Mary Cantrell (03/08/05)
Mary Bernice Cantrell, 86, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo.
Ruth Ohmes (03/08/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ruth E. Ohmes, 80, of Charleston died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Feb. 26, 1925, in Charleston, daughter of William A. and Violet Golda DeField Wyatt. She and Andrew G. Ohmes were married in 1946. He died in 1984...
Pauline Kelley (03/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Florence Pauline Kelley, 94, of Sikeston died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 24, 1910, in Vanduser, Mo., daughter of Charles H. and Louise Schuerenberg Martin. She and A.N. "Ted" Kelley were married in January 1940. He died April 21, 1987...
Oneita Marshall (03/08/05)
Oneita T. Marshall, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 7, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 24, 1921, in Fife, Texas, daughter of William W. and Fannie Pierce Tedder. She and Elmond L. Marshall were married Aug. 5, 1939, in Brady, Texas. He died Jan. 27, 1999...
Elizabeth Mincher (03/08/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elizabeth Jean Mincher, 78, formerly of Perryville, died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Jefferson Community Health Center in Fairbury, Neb. She was born April 18, 1926, in St. Louis, daughter of Leo and Mildred Taplin Comte. Survivors include a daughter, Carole Bender of Steele City, Neb.; a brother, John Comte; and two sisters, Yvonne Koarnes and Cathy Schumer...
Richard McDougal (03/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Richard S. "Dick" McDougal, 81, of Sikeston died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Bernie, Mo., son of Prince A. and Pansy Johnston McDougal. He and Betty Christian were married June 12, 1955. McDougal was a retired insurance agent...
Myrtle Limbaugh (03/08/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Myrtle Limbaugh, 98, of Kirkwood died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Garden View Care Center in Valley Park, Mo. She was born Feb. 3, 1907, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Hugh Otto and Etta Lauretta Gohn Stathem. She and William Sample Limbaugh were married Aug. 27, 1927. He died May 10, 1978...
George Vernon (03/08/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- George W. Vernon, 80, of Jonesboro died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
David Masters (03/08/05)
David Masters, 52, of Springfield, Mo., died Thursday, March 3, 2005, in Springfield. He was born May 23, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elmo and Mary Louise Masters. He and Ginger Lloyd were married May 28, 1977. Masters was a graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He practiced law more than 20 years...
Henry Cole (03/08/05)
Henry R. Cole, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 7, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 5, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, son of John C. and Laura Cole. He and Alberta M. Tilley were married Feb. 16, 1951, in Osceola, Ark. She died May 5, 1999...
Robert Proffer (03/08/05)
Robert W. "Robbie" Proffer, 19, of Friedheim died Monday, March 7, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1985, in Cape Girardeau, son of W.J. and Carla J. Heath Proffer. Proffer was a 2004 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, and lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Friedheim...
George Jones (03/06/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- George Winfield Jones of Cairo died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Heartland Care and Rehab Center in Carbondale, Ill. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery at Mounds, Ill...
Ruth Ewertz (03/06/05)
Ruth A. Ewertz, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 29, 1954, in St. Louis, daughter of Denver and Rose Wallace Brooks. She was a member of the Church of Hope. Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Ewertz of Cape Girardeau; five sisters, Bonita Kotyla and Alice Brooks of St. Louis, Mamie Roberts of Marshall, Ill., Marie Brooks and Sarah Perry of Cape Girardeau...
Gary McGee (03/06/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gary Lee McGee, 51, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Aug. 22, 1953, in Sikeston, son of Jesse Lee and Halene Barber McGee. He and Kathie Evans were married May 29, 1976, in Sikeston...
Ruby Lempp (03/06/05)
Ruby Lee Lempp, 67, of Scott City died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 17, 1937, at Cecil, Md., daughter of Jesse and Georgia Cornet Shinault. Lempp worked on the assembly line at Belvidere, Ill. Survivors include a son; James Lee Privett Jr. of Athens, Texas; a daughter, Janet Sue Pooler of Rockford, Ill.; a brother, Marvin K. Lempp of Scott City; and four grandchildren...
Esther Adams (03/06/05)
Esther E. Adams, 93, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 17, 1911 at Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Oscar T. and Nellie Pierce Welch. She and Charles A. Adams were married May 6, 1930, in Clarksville, Mo. He died Feb. 12, 1998...
Hazel McBride (03/06/05)
Hazel M. McBride, 91, of Jackson died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Virginia Roll (03/06/05)
GLADSTONE, Mo.--Virginia Lee Roll, 78, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Gladstone. She was born Jan. 3, 1927, in Tell City, Ind., daughter of Percy S. and Mary L. Sweat Sprinkle. She and Colvert Lee Roll Sr. were married July 6, 1946, in Newberry, Ind...
Irene Winkler (03/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene T. Winkler, 90, of Perryville died Friday, March 4, 2005, at the Perry County Nursing Home. She was born June 18, 1914, in Old Appleton, Mo., daughter of Louis and Mathilda Welker Wucher. She and William J. Winkler were married Oct. 12, 1938. He died Jan. 27, 1987...
William Boitnott (03/06/05)
William A. "Bill" Boitnott, 72, of Jackson died Friday, March 4, 2005, at his home. He was born May 2, 1932, in Scott County, son of Elmer and Rose Schaeffer Boitnott. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War from 1950 to 1954. Following an honorable discharge from the Navy, he married Agnes Stricker on July 2, 1955...
Lillian Kramer (03/06/05)
Lillian Geordean (Jerry) Huckstep Kramer, 94, passed away early Saturday morning, March 5, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Lillian was the daughter of Olive Cloe and Addison Huckstep. She was born on Aug. 20, 1910, near Burfordville. As a young girl, she and her family moved to Cape Girardeau, where she attended Central High School...
Ruth Irwin (03/06/05)
Ruth Anita Irwin, age 78, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 4, 2005, at her home. Ruth was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Harry and Mattie Verble. She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church, the Illinois Vocational Home Economics Teachers Association, the Rose Hill Garden Club and was an officer in the Professional Home Economist Organization...
Carolyn Thomasson (03/06/05)
A memorial service in remembrance of Carolyn Lane McEwan Thomasson is planned Monday at Christ Episcopal Church, 100 N. Fountain St. Rector Bob Towner will lead the 11 a.m. service. A private inurnment ceremony will follow. Carolyn Lane McEwan Thomasson was born Feb. 7, 1944, in Winchester, Ky. She died Jan. 1, 2005, in Lexington, Ky., in the company of her friends and family...
Theodora Kanaday (03/07/05)
Theodora A. Kanaday, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Omaha, Neb., daughter of Lawrence and Caroline Pederson Hansen. She and Harry Kanaday were married in 1959 in San Francisco, Calif. He died in 1984...
Hazel McBride (03/07/05)
Hazel Marie McBride, 91, of Jackson died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 29, 1913, in Byrd Township, Jackson, daughter of Charles Albert and Lizzie Lee Goza Abernathy. She grew up on a farm near Jackson and attended the McFerron School. She moved to Jackson after graduation...
Francis Elfrink (03/07/05)
HERCULANEUM, Mo. -- Francis Vennie Elfrink, 82, of Herculaneum, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Scenic Nursing and Rehab in Herculaneum. She was born April 3, 1922, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of Frank and Cora Goin Abbott. She and Andlee Frasier were married in 1940 in Kennett, Mo. She and Delbert Sherman were later married in March 1969 in St. Louis, Mo.; he died Aug. 10, 1992. She and Charles Elfrink were married in Advance, Mo.; he died May 17, 1993...
Glen Hoppe (03/07/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Glen R. Hoppe, 43, of Blakely, Ga., formerly of Cairo, died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Early Memorial Hospital in Blakely. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Ileene Lacey (03/05/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Funeral for Ileene G. Lacey, 79, of Baldwin, Ill., will be at 10 a.m. today at Greenmount Road Church of Christ in Belleville, Ill., with Archie Montgomery officiating. Friends may call after 9 a.m. today. Burial will be at Calendonia Cemetery in Sparta, Ill...
James Boyd (03/05/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- James L. "Jimmy" Boyd, 47, of Cobden, originally of Anna, Ill., died Friday, March 4, 2005, at his home. He was born May 28, 1957, in Anna, son of James and Hilda Lyerla Boyd. He and Cathy Haynes were married Aug. 29, 1997, in Anna...
Margaret Gill (03/05/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Margaret May Gill, 88, of Anna died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born May 28, 1916, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Frank Joseph and Catherine May Ryan Schumacher. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna. She grew up in the Saratoga community and graduated from Anna-Jonesboro High School in 1934. She worked as a salesclerk for several years at Famous-Barr in St. Louis...
Esther Adams (03/05/05)
Esther E. Adams, 93, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, with parish prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church...
Jerry Sneed (03/05/05)
Jerry L. Sneed, 68, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 6, 1936, in Painton, Mo., son of Clyde W. and Avis Crain Sneed. He and Kay Kerstner were married Sept. 8, 1957, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Wendell Harbison (03/05/05)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Wendell E. Harbison of Farmington passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Parkland Health Center at the age of 77. He was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Granite City, Ill., son of Earl and Elsie Cozart Harbison. Mr. Harbison was employed by McDonnell-Douglas Corp. in St. Louis, where he worked in the Gemini space program and as an aircraft assembler. While there he earned a quality award for designing a special tool for use on spacecraft construction...
Virginia Wilson (03/05/05)
Virginia Jean Wilson, 87, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at St. Joseph Home for the Aged. She was born Jan. 7, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leo Albert and Catherine Anastasia Cambron Brennecke. She and Robert Smith Wilson were married March 12, 1938, in Jackson. He died June 25, 2002...
Helen McMillon (03/05/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Helen Virginia McMillon, 89, of Springfield, Mo., died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Lakewood Assisted Living in Springfield. She was born Aug. 7, 1915, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Oscar Carl and Minnie Niel Turner. She and T.H. "Mack" McMillon were married Sept. 9, 1943. He died Jan. 17, 1986...
William Boitnott (03/05/05)
William A. "Bill" Boitnott, 72, of Jackson died Friday, March 4, 2005, at his home. Friends may call from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Charleston, Mo...
Trinity Chappelle (03/04/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Trinity Rose Chappelle, 3, daughter of Michael Jeremy and Julie Haskin French of West Plains, Mo., died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born Oct. 18, 2001, in Bend, Ore. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Codiac French of the home; paternal grandparents, Jere and Camilla Sides of Charleston, Mo.; maternal grandparents, William Haskin and Cathryn Armentrout of Hemet, Calif.; paternal great-grandmother, Betty Hill of Sikeston; and maternal great-grandmother, Minnie Chappelle of Modesto, Calif.. ...
Mimi Smitten (03/04/05)
Mary E. "Mimi" Smitten, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Nursing Center. She was born July 30, 1925, in St. Joseph, Mo., daughter of Thomas B. and Juanita Woods Allen Jr. She and Kenneth H. Smitten Jr. were married May 6, 1948, in Sikeston, Mo. He died July 11, 1990...
Lawrence Dewees (03/04/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lawrence E. Dewees, 83, of Anna died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at City Care Center. He was born July 7, 1921, in Thebes, Ill., son of Newton and Julia Wagner Dewees. He and Rosella Verble were married in 1945. She died in 1961. Dewees was a member of Mounds Assembly of God Church...
Charles Rendleman (03/04/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Charles "Zeke" Rendleman, 83, of Greendale, Wis., formerly of Thebes, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at the Ruth Hospice Facility in West Allies, Wis. He was born Jan. 21, 1922, in Thebes, son of Charles C. and Edith Bracken Rendleman. He and Elaine Tripp were married March 28, 1942, in Jackson...
Leo Ramsey (03/04/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Leo Ramsey, 66, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 30, 1938, in Shuqualak, Miss., son of John and Lucinda Hardin Ramsey. He and Dorothy Thomas were married July 7, 1968. Ramsey was a retired construction worker...
Raymond Carpenter (03/04/05)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Raymond Carl Carpenter, 86, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1918, in Treat, Ark., son of Weaver and Clara Hull Carpenter. He and Gladys May Gunter were married July 20, 1942, in Dover, Ark...
Marie Wachter (03/04/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie R. Gerler Wachter, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 29, 1914, at Shawneetown, daughter of Herman and Rosie Landgraf Bodenschatz. She first married Erhard Christian Gerler Sept. 3, 1939. He died Aug. 10, 1969. She and Fred Wachter were married April 4, 1976. He died in September 1978...
Marvin Graham (03/04/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marvin "Bud" Graham, 79, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1925, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Marvin L. and Nina White Graham. He and LaVern Wilkinson were married Oct. 5, 1946. Graham owned and operated Chaffee Plumbing, Heating and Electric. He was a member of First Baptist Church and VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Gloria Sides (03/04/05)
Gloria Elizabeth Sides, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at her home. She was born April 1, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Clarence Albert and Mayme Marie Hopper Benson. She and Wilbert Edwin "Junior" Sides were married Sept. 9, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
Pauline Ambler (03/04/05)
Pauline M. Ambler, 90, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home Residential Care Facility. She was born June 19, 1914, in Olive Branch, daughter of Frank Benjamin Denfip and Octavia Priscilla Brown Denfip. She and Max Willard Ambler were married March 13, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died in 1983...
Ruth Ewertz (03/04/05)
Ruth A. Ewertz, 50, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Wallace (03/04/05)
Thomas A. "Tom" Wallace, 41, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1963, at Bonne Terre, Mo., son of Richard Glynn and Thelma Joyce Bass Wallace. He and Debbie "Red" Davidson were married Sept. 28, 1991, in Cape Girardeau...
Emory Oliver (03/04/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Emory Oliver, 80, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1924, in Princeton, Ky., son of Cullen Hezekiah and Dora Elizabeth Kappler Oliver. He and Priscilla Ann Houchins were married June 25, 1960, in Sikeston...
Jerry Sneed (03/04/05)
Jerry Sneed, 68, of Jackson died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Carolyn Thomasson (03/03/05)
A memorial service in remembrance of Carolyn Lane McEwan Thomasson is planned Monday at Christ Episcopal Church, 100 N. Fountain. Rector Bob Towner will lead the 11 a.m. service. A private inurnment ceremony will follow. Carolyn Lane McEwan Thomasson was born Feb. 7, 1944, in Winchester, Ky. She died Jan. 1, 2005, in Lexington, Ky., in the company of her friends and family...
Lawrence DeWeese (03/03/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lawrence DeWeese, 83, of Anna, died Wednesday March 2, 2005, at the City Care Center in Anna. Funeral arrangements are pending with Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, Ill.
Thomas Wallace (03/03/05)
Thomas Wallace, 41, of Cape Girardeau died at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Marvin Read (03/03/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Marvin Read, 63, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born March 11, 1941, in Tamms, Ill., son of Lewis and Hazel Coleman Read. Survivors include five sisters, Brenda, Ann, Sue, Mary Jane, and Ruth; and two brothers, James and Donald...
Geraldine Minton (03/03/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Geraldine A. Minton, 91, of Cobden died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at her home. She was born Jan. 21, 1914, in Union County, Ill., daughter of William H. and Rebecca Caraker Lasley. She and John Raymond "Rip" Minton were married Nov. 16, 1935, in Alto Pass, Ill. He died Oct. 26, 1967...
Pauline Ambler (03/03/05)
Pauline M. Ambler, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., from noon to service time Saturday. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Peter Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery...
Jesse Palmer (03/03/05)
Jesse Leon Palmer, 70, of Summerville, S.C., died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 16, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jess O. and Ellia Ethel Link Palmer. He married Mary Elizabeth Howard. Palmer attended Juden School in Cape Girardeau. He was a champion race car driver in Sikeston, Mo., and Cape Girardeau...
Rufus Sumlin (03/03/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rufus J. "Big Rufus" Sumlin, 76, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1928, in Renova, Miss., son of Johnnie and Ruth Mae Wolfe Sumlin. He married Ella Yarber. Sumlin was a merchant marine with the U.S. Coast Guard 20 years, was an electrician five years at McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft in St. Louis, and then worked 25 years at Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid, Mo. He was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church...
Beulah Winkler (03/03/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Beulah A. Winkler, 85, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 26, 1919, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of William G. and Emma Zoellner Schnurbusch. She and Leo Winkler were married Sept. 20, 1939, at Apple Creek. He died Feb. 21, 1978...
Bernadette Hoffman (03/03/05)
Bernadette V. "Bun" Vodra Hoffman, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 11, 1919, in Aurora, Neb., daughter of Lewis and Violet Karr Vodra. She and Robert Hoffman were married May 25, 1968, in Memphis, Tenn...
Sidney Frick (03/02/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sidney N. Frick, 68, of Anna died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at his home. He was born June 26, 1936, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Everett C. and Allie Brown Frick. He and Carol N. Wingrove were married Nov. 8, 1958, in Chicago. Frick was an honorary member of Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Anna Moose Lodge 1346, Anna Masonic Lodge 52 AF&AM, Cobden American Legion Post 259 and Operating Engineers Local 318...
Strauther Bell Jr. (03/02/05)
Strauther Bell Jr., 60, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 25, 1944, in Byhalia, Miss., son of Mattie Lee Johnson and Strauther Bell Sr. He and Avis Jenkins were married Aug. 9, 1997, in Cape Girardeau. Bell grew up in Holly Springs, Miss. He moved to Cape Girardeau in 1978 from Chicago. He worked at Standley Bin and then 23 years at General Sign Co. He was a member of IBEW Electrical Workers of Cape Girardeau...
Corine Kilburn (03/02/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Corine Joy Kilburn, 63, of Chaffee died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born April 20, 1941, in Oran, Mo., daughter of Edward Lee and Edna L. Simmons Kilburn. Kilburn moved to Chaffee two years ago from Sparta, Ill...
Mary Mitchell (03/02/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary E. Mitchell, 76, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born April 30, 1926, in Walls, Miss., daughter of Zingo and Essie Sloan. She married Jimmie Mitchell, who preceded her in death. Mitchell was a retired cook and had lived in Missouri since 1955. She was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church...
Vela Polley (03/02/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Vela Mae Polley, 80, of Sikeston died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Sikeston, daughter of Everett and Gladys Wilson Harbison. She and Joseph Cullen Polley were married Feb. 15, 1941. He died March 23, 1994...
Lillian Joiner (03/02/05)
Lillian U. Joiner, 92, of Cape Girardeau died at her home Monday, Feb. 28, 2005. She was born Sept. 4, 1912, in Norma, Tenn., daughter of William Franklin and Patsy J. Byrd Sharp. She and Troas Joiner were married May 18, 1937, in Peron, Ark. He preceded her in death July 11, 1982...
Ruby Bollinger (03/02/05)
Ruby M. Bollinger, 85, formerly of Jackson, passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Park Lane Care Center in Wentzville, Mo., where she had been a resident since September 2004. She was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Thomas J. and Hattie Blaylock Lukefahr. She and Hubert C. Bollinger were married Nov. 24, 1936, at Patton, Mo. He passed away Oct. 27, 1999...
Jon Roberts (03/02/05)
Jon E. Roberts, 86, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 23, 1918, at Essex, Mo., son of Ephriam and Minnie Cleveland Roberts. He married Kathryn Kimmich in 1948. She preceded him in death Nov. 12, 1966. He then married Frances Wood Neal in 1968...
Frank Stuckey (03/02/05)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Frank R. Stuckey, 71, of Eureka, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born May 10, 1933, near Commerce, son of Clarence S. and Viola Riggs Stuckey. He married the former Shirley D. Jeffries. Stuckey owned and retired from a construction company in St. Louis...
Alma Harmon (03/02/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Alma Louise Harmon, 89, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 19, 1915, at Chaffee, daughter of Otis Alma and Mabel Jennie White Keller. She and DeWitt Wilson Harmon were married March 27, 1976. He preceded her in death April 8, 2000...
Cornelia McCrate (03/01/05)
Cornelia McCrate, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 15, 1910, in Columbus Grove, Ohio, daughter of Joseph C. and Delphine Dunne McCrate. McCrate was a graduate of St. Eustachius High School in Portageville, Mo. She lived most of her life in Lima, Ohio, and worked 40 years at Westinghouse Electric. She was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Lima...
JoAnn Gream (03/01/05)
MAYFIELD, Ky. -- JoAnn Gream, 61, of Mayfield died Sunday, Feb, 27, 2005, in Clinton, Ky. Gream was a member of First Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include her husband, Dalton E. Gream; two sons, Dennis and Rodney Gream of Mayfield; two sisters, Thelma "Tiny" Palmer of Cape Girardeau, Janice Righter of St. Louis; a brother, Bob Long of Birmingham, Ala.; two grandchildren; and a stepgrandchild...
Jack Mitchell (03/01/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John P. "Jack" Mitchell, 75, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Aug. 16, 1929, in Memphis, Tenn., son of Clay Alexander and Lucille Caroline Proffit Mitchell Sr. He and Patsy Ann Johnson were married July 7, 1950, at Caruthersville, Mo. She died Nov. 15, 1998...
Ruby Bollinger (03/01/05)
Ruby Bollinger, 85, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Park Lane Care Center in Wentzville, Mo. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Jack Vail (03/01/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jack Edward Vail, 82, of Chaffee died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Camelot Rehab and Nursing Center in Farmington, Mo. He was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Wichita, Kan., son of George Randolf and Flossie Elmira Warfield Vail. He and Naomi Blue were married Oct. 17, 1945. She died April 3, 1996...
Alta Reed (03/01/05)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Alta M. Reed, 89, of Bloomfield died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield. She was born Aug. 31, 1915, in Lexington, Tenn., daughter of Garfield and Lucy Belle Johnson Davis. She first married Montie White at Steele, Mo., who died in 1984. She and Lois A. Reed were married Oct. 17, 1985, at Dexter, Mo. He died Feb. 5, 1995...
Everett Darling (03/01/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Everett Darling, 66, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 11, 1939, at Painton, Mo., son of Henry and Virginia Neeley Elfrank. Darling was a truck driver. Survivors include two brothers, Bernard Elfrank of Scott City, Larry Elfrank of Valles Mines, Mo.; five sisters, Henrietta DeLay of Advance, Margaret Dow of Mulberry, Ark., Patty of St. Louis, Peggy Edwards of St. Charles, Mo., and Caroline McFee of St. Louis...
Bonnie Roper (03/01/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Bonnie Bloyce Roper, 79, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 4, 1925, son of Sylvia and Edna Pritchit Roper. He and Sue Howard were married July 1, 1943, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Robert Voudrie (03/01/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Robert Glenn Voudrie, 63, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Aug. 1, 1941, in Chester, Ill., son of Joseph and Elizabeth Wilkinson Voudrie. He and Cathy Fowler were married June 20, 1970, at Sturdivant, Mo...
Lillian Joiner (03/01/05)
Lillian Joiner, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bill Lambert (03/01/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William "Bill" Lambert, 76, of Sikeston died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Dec. 16, 1928, in Sikeston, son of Hiram David and Wilhemina Walker Lambert. Lambert owned and operated Lambert's Lawn Service many years before retiring. He was a member of First Christian Church, where he served as deacon and Sunday school superintendent, and was a member of Sikeston Eagles Aerie...
Harlene Cruse (03/01/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harlene Cruse, 67, of Elgin, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Sherbrooke Village in St. Louis. She was born June 25, 1937, in Anna, daughter of Harlin and Lucille Stokes Cruse. Cruse retired as a cook from Elgin Mental Health Center. She attended Bayless Baptist Church in St. Louis...
Delbert Garnett (03/01/05)
Delbert Lynwood "Del" Garnett, 88, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died peacefully Sunday morning, Feb. 27, 2005, at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City. He was born Aug. 30, 1916, in Monroe County, Mo., son of Oral and Mabel Watkins Garnett. He and Mary Frances Vaughn were married Aug. 10, 1940, at her home in Perry, Mo...
Milton Grebe (03/01/05)
Milton A. Grebe, 75, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 12, 1929, at Whitewater, son of Albert and Alma Schwab Grebe. He and Marilyn "Joann" Birk were married Feb. 15, 1953, in Jackson...
June Mann (03/01/05)
June Mann passed away Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She is survived by a son, Kevin (Marci) Mann; two grandchildren, Jessica and Drew; sisters, Lorraine (Gilbert) Lindquist, Sherry (Don) Tille; a brother, Gary (Betty) Cotner; and was a dear aunt, cousin and friend to many...
Edwin Glover Sr. (03/01/05)
Edwin James Glover Sr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 17, 1930, in the Republic of Panama, son of James and Hellen Wright Glover. He and Dorothy F. Trebilcock were married Feb. 23, 1949, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She died Sept. 24, 2004...
Ethel Warren (03/01/05)
BENTON, Ill. -- Ethel May Warren, 95, of Benton died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Union County Hospital. She was born Feb. 1, 1910, in DuQuoin, Ill., daughter of William and Mary E. Glen McNeal. She and C. Davis Warren were married Sept. 13, 1930. He died Oct. 25, 2002...
Anna Woods (03/01/05)
Anna Jean Goza 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 Delaware, 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. ...