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Obituaries from April 2005

Leroy Bromley (04/30/05)
Leroy Bromley, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 29, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Jan. 4, 1915, in Alliance, Neb., son of Homer P. and Ada M. Powers Bromley. Bromley was formerly of Springfield, Mo. He was district sales manager for Barco Division of Aeroquip Corp. He was a member of First Calvary Presbyterian Church, Shrine Club, and a 32nd Degree Mason, all in Springfield...
Clarence Staebel (04/30/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Clarence Anton Staebel, 84, of Kelso died Friday, April 29, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 8, 1921, at Kelso, son of John Simon and Catharina Blattel Staebel. He and Rita Ida Grojean were married Aug. 8, 1944, at New Hamburg, Mo...
Margaret Twesten (04/30/05)
Margaret M. Twesten, 82, of Dubuque, Iowa, died Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque. She was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Fort Benton, Mont., daughter of Elliott and Mabel Reichelt Simmons. She and Bernard Twesten were married Feb. 9, 1947, in St. Louis. He died in April 1995...
Evelyn Yandell (04/30/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Evelyn Yandell, 91, of Mounds died Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Oct. 3, 1913, in McCracken County, Ky., daughter of Albert and Ora Mae Rudd Simpson. She married Paul Yandell, who died in 1978...
Henrietta King (04/30/05)
Henrietta "Katie" King, 73, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 19, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Grover C. and Bertha Goza Bond. She and John D. King were married Oct. 28, 1950. He passed away Nov. 11, 1990...
Alice Spillman (04/30/05)
Alice Rose Spillman, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 29, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Makenna Stone (04/30/05)
Makenna Maria Stone died Thursday April 28, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home of Jackson.
Judy Sievers (04/30/05)
Judy Sievers, 61, of Oak Ridge died Friday April 29, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home of Jackson.
Andrew Rarrick (04/30/05)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Andrew "Dru" Rarrick, 22, of Ullin died Thursday, April 28, 2005, in a vehicle accident near Joppa, Ill. He was born June 4, 1982, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Dale and Eva Curtis Rarrick. Rarrick was a forklift operator. Survivors include his parents of Ullin; a sister, Dala Rarrick of Jonesboro, Ill.; a brother, Dale "Bub" Rarrick Jr. of Ullin; and paternal grandmother, Evelyn Rarrick of Ullin...
Brother Paul Loos (04/30/05)
Brother Paul H. Loos, C.S.C., 83, died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in South Bend, Ind. He was born May 5, 1921, in Jackson, son of Henry and Mary Koehler Loos. He attended public schools in Jackson, graduating from high school in 1939. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1943 with a degree in commerce...
Edward Enderle (04/29/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Edward Simon Enderle, 95, of Kelso died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 8, 1910, at Kelso, son of Peter and Katherine Gosche Enderle. He and Hilda Philomena Schaefer were married July 30, 1935, at Kelso. She died Nov. 26, 1985...
Dennis Jones (04/29/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dennis Ray Jones, 50, of Perryville died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 9, 1954, at Malden, Mo., son of James W. and Velma Marie Lizenbee Jones. Jones was employed at Gilster-Mary Lee. He was formerly of Malden and was a member of Kimball Baptist Church...
Ralph Allison (04/29/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Ralph D. "Mousie" Allison, 70, of Cairo died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 13, 1934, in Paducah, Ky., son of Hubert and Mildred Wooten Allison. He married Janet Kaye Hodges...
Donald Williams (04/29/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donald E. Williams, 76, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1928, at Herculaneum, Mo., son of Leroy S. and Eloise Ann Easter Williams. He and Linda M. Medley were married Oct. 22, 1960, in East St. Louis, Ill...
Robert Carque (04/29/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Robert G. Carque, 67, of Sedgewickville died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 11, 1937, in St. Louis, son of George and Mary Ann Oster Carque. He and Ruth L. Rutherford were married Jan. 4, 1962, in St. Louis...
Barbara Musgraves (04/29/05)
Barbara Musgraves I am home in heaven dear ones; Oh, so happy and so bright! There is perfect joy and beauty, In this everlasting light. Barbara Ann Musgraves, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at her home after a long battle with cancer...
Rhomie Clifton (04/28/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Rhomie Stephen Clifton, 85, of Glenallen died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 16, 1919, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Rhoba Burette and Mary Ann Hill Clifton. He and Meredith Legate were married Dec. 24, 1983...
Juanita Vance (04/28/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Juanita "Jennie" Vance, 84, of Marble Hill died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 3, 1920, in Albuquerque, N.M., daughter of Felipe Martinez and Susanna Lovato Fajardo...
William Halley Jr. (04/28/05)
MORLEY, Mo. -- William J. "Bill" "Blue Jay" Halley Jr., 76, of Morley died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 25, 1928, in Mount Vernon, Ill., son of William J. and Dorothy B. Carlton Halley Sr. He and Joyce Ann Joslin were married July 1, 1986, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. She died April 21, 2005...
Iris Toler (04/28/05)
WARE, Ill. -- Iris Jean Toler, 71, of Ware died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at her home. She was born April 19, 1934, at Olmsted, Ill., daughter of Everett F. and Margie Choate Robertson. She and Glen Eugene "Gene" Toler were married Jan. 31, 1956, in Hernando, Miss. He died March 27, 1979...
Edward Enderle (04/28/05)
Edward Simon Enderle, 95, of Kelso, died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Pauline Beard (04/28/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Pauline Beard, 78, of Eolia, Mo., died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital West in St. Peters, Mo. She was born July 2, 1926, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Albert and Pearl Elledge Winchester. She and Warren Karr were married Jan. 3, 1946. He died March 11, 1972. She and Darris K. Beard were married Sept. 1, 1972. He died Nov. 24, 1996...
Marie Staley (04/28/05)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Marie Staley, 82, of San Jose, Calif., died Monday, April 25, 2005, in San Jose Hospital. She was born April 29, 1922, at Leopold, daughter of John and Anna Koniesman Fels. Staley lived in Leopold until her marriage. She was employed 50 years at Valley Title Co...
Lester Raines (04/28/05)
Lester O. Raines, 88, of Scott City died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 16, 1916, at Illmo, son of Franklin R. and Anna Pauline Leible Raines. He and Leila Inez Taylor were married May 25, 1946, in Patterson, Texas. She died Oct. 27, 1996...
Barbara Musgraves (04/28/05)
Barbara Anne Musgraves, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marvin Feiste (04/28/05)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Marvin C. Feiste, 74, of Maryland Heights, Mo., died Tuesday, April 26, 2005. He was born Feb. 21, 1931, at Seventy-six, Mo., son of Martin and Lydia Mueller Feiste. Feiste was a mechanic with Ozark Airlines from 1965 to 1987, and retired from TWA Airlines. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Maryland Heights and Overland-St. Ann VFW Post 3944...
Terry Austin (04/28/05)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Terry L. Austin, 40, of Mound City died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at her home. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Norma Simmons (04/28/05)
Norma Mae Simmons, 72, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 14, 1933, in Ancell, daughter of George and Mathilda Hess Peetz. She and Merrill Simmons were married Aug. 21, 1954, at Kelso, Mo...
Jean Cissell (04/27/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jean L. Cissell, 77, of Perryville died Monday, April 25, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 17, 1927, at Perryville, daughter of John and Lela Rabe Diefenbach. She and Joseph E. Cissell were married Jan. 24, 1953. He died Nov. 13, 1992...
Douglas King (04/27/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Douglas "Scotty" King, 11, of Jonesboro died Monday, April 25, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 22, 1994, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Douglas Dean and Lisa Marie Davis King. He was a student at Jonesboro Elementary School. He attended Landmark Pentecostal Church in Anna, Ill., and United Pentecostal Church in Dongola, Ill...
Opal Mason (04/27/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Opal "Sissy" Mason, 80, of Sikeston died Monday, April 25, 2005, at Hunter Acres Caring Center. She was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Sikeston, daughter of V.A. and Eva Crunk Tubbs. Mason was a graduate of Vanduser High School. She worked at Potlatch as a packer and later as an inspector 28 years prior to retiring. She was a member of Eagles Auxiliary...
Herschel Deal (04/27/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Herschel W. Deal, 86, of Sikeston died Monday, April 25, 2005, at Miner Nursing Center. He was born May 22, 1918, in Karnak, Ill., son of Joseph Henry and Lena Elizabeth Hanle Deal. He and Mary Helen Johnson were married March 19, 1961, at Charleston, Mo. She died March 4, 2004...
Donald Metcalfe (04/27/05)
Donald Catron Metcalfe, 89, died peacefully at his home Sunday, April 24, 2005. He was born Jan. 20, 1916, in Kansas City, Mo., son of John Pickett and Mabel Hancock Metcalfe. Don graduated from Lee's Summit High School, and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Washington in Seattle...
Gerlene Harris (04/26/05)
Gerlene I. Harris, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 4, 1920, in Laflin, Mo., daughter of Floyd B. and Alma J. Mayfield Crites. She and Leemon B. Abbott were married July 5, 1937. He preceded her in death. She and Riley C. Harris were married Oct. 26, 1946, in Osceola, Ark. He died in 1986...
Julian Pannier (04/26/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Julian W. Pannier, 72, of Perryville died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 20, 1933, in Perryville, son of Julian Joseph and Edith Otto Pannier. Pannier was a retired Perryville police officer. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, American Legion Post 133 Honor Guard, and a volunteer with Perry County Memorial Hospital and Perry County Community Center...
Herbert Hale (04/26/05)
Herbert "Shaw" Hale, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Heartland Care and Rehab. He was born Feb. 5, 1913, at Charleston, Mo., son of Dines and Nellie Pickens Hale. He and Cassie Dolly Andrews were married Feb. 5, 1935. Hale was a motor grader 35 years with Missouri State Highway Department at Morley, Mo. He moved to Cape Girardeau 27 years ago from Morley, and was a member of Red Star Baptist Church...
William Bell (04/26/05)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- William E. Bell, 78, of St. Louis died Friday, April 22, 2005, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 1, 1927, in St. Louis, son of Christopher C. and Nellie Stotler Bell. He and Marion Brown of St. Louis were married Feb. 29,1945...
Hattie Winchester (04/26/05)
Hattie S. Winchester, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James Nelson and Mattie E. Wallace Stewart. She and McAdoo Winchester were married Dec. 19, 1942, in Jackson. He died Feb. 23, 2005...
George Kaiser (04/25/05)
FLINT, Mich. -- George T. Kaiser, 65, of Flint, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Genesys Health Park in Grand Blanc Township, Mich. He was born Aug. 12, 1939, in Sikeston, son of Harvey and Lou Hyatt Kaiser. He and Gayle Findley were married June 24, 1960, in New Jersey. She died Sept. 13, 1999...
Delmar Rhodes (04/25/05)
BRECKENRIDGE HEIGHTS, Mo. -- Delmar Ray Rhodes, 66, of Breckenridge Heights died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at Christian Northwest Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 12, 1939, in Bessville, Mo., son of P.F. and Della Robins Rhodes. He and Jolene Revell were married Feb. 10, 1968, at Marble Hill, Mo...
Gerlene Harris (04/25/05)
Gerlene I. Harris, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Donald Metcalfe (04/25/05)
Donald C. Metcalfe, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Jerry Ruesler (04/25/05)
Jerry Edward Ruesler, 55, of Oak Ridge died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 19, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edward Howard and Gertie Marie Surface Ruesler. He and Carol Ann Maintz were married Sept. 16, 1972, at Old Salem United Methodist Church...
Cletes Cato (04/25/05)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Cletes O. "Bill" Cato, 89, of Zalma, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1915, near Greenbrier, Mo., son of Clarence Otto and Bessie Null Cato. Cato was a teacher, principal and school superintendent. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Cato was also a member of Bethel General Baptist Church, Zalma Masonic Lodge 545, Scottish Rite, VFW 5900 and Zalma Order of the Eastern Star 509...
Marguerite Jones (04/24/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marguerite Bernice Jones, 87, of Chaffee died Friday, April 22, 2005, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 23, 1917, in Oran, Mo., daughter of Mark Cecil and Dora Ellen Thornton Dunn. She and Ansel "Bud" Jones were married April 25, 1959. He died Feb. 19, 1990...
Ernest Brown (04/24/05)
Ernest "Buddy" Brown, 77, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Wyatt, Mo., died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 23, 1927, in Mississippi County to the late Emory Ernest and Rosa Baugh Brown. He and Ruth Barnes of West Frankfort, Ill., were married May 23, 1964. She survives of the home...
Hilda Mirly (04/24/05)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Hilda Mirly, 91, of Altenburg died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at her home. She was born April 19, 1914, in Frohna, Mo., daughter of Gottfried and Elenora Weber Schuessler. She and Theobald Leimbach were married April 17, 1937. He died April 6, 1971. She and Walter Mirly were married Nov. 26, 1977. He died Dec. 12, 1988...
Juanita Schoen (04/24/05)
Juanita Evelyn Schoen, 86, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, April 22, 2005, at Greene Haven in Springfield, Mo. She was born Aug. 17, 1918, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Manford Charley and Lumbia May Burchett. She and Raymond Benjamin Schoen were married Oct. 25, 1935, in Benton, Mo. He died April 27, 1967...
Dorothy Dickerson (04/24/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Dorothy Pauline Dickerson, 78, of Glenallen died Friday, April 22, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center following an auto accident in Bollinger County. She was born March 27, 1927 in Schlatitz, Mo., daughter of Robert H. and Ada Nevels Collins. She and Paul C. Dickerson were married April 24, 1950. He died Dec. 15, 1992. She and Roy Spenner were married Jan. 14, 2001...
Marguerite Stone (04/24/05)
Marguerite E. Stone, 72, of Springfield, Mo., died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born Dec. 21, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Louis and Ella Haertling Graden. She and James "Jim" Stone were married Dec. 31, 1953, in Cape Girardeau...
Jerry Ruesler (04/24/05)
Jerry Ruesler, 55, of Oak Ridge died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
June Bollinger (04/24/05)
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- June Elizabeth Bollinger, 83, of Fort Walton Beach, formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Emerald Coast Nursing Home in Fort Walton Beach. She was born June 20, 1921, in Scott City, daughter of the late Richard Thomas and Tempa Elizabeth (Wolf) Wolfe...
Ralph Glasscock (04/23/05)
Ralph L. Glasscock, 75, of Missouri Veterans Home died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1930, at Hayti, Mo., son of George W. and Cora Williams Glasscock. Glasscock served 20 years in the U.S. Army, and after retiring was a television repairman...
Norman LeGrand (04/23/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Norman "LuLu" LeGrand, 79, of Oran died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 30, 1925, at Oran, son of Zeno and Weldon Antonia Stike LeGrand. He and Marjorie Ann Asmus were married Sept. 5, 1951...
Della Myers (04/23/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Della Mae Myers, 68, of Sedgewickville died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 12, 1937, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Lloyd and Leona Marcus Armstrong. She and Clarence A. Myers were married May 19, 1951, in Hernandez, Miss...
Bobbie Ford (04/23/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Bobbie Dean Ford, 62, of Dexter died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born July 17, 1942, in Scott County, Mo., son of William Clyde and Cecil Geraldine Salyers Ford. Ford was an auto body repairman...
Juanita Schoen (04/23/05)
Juanita Schoen, 86, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, April 22, 2005, in Springfield. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
June Bollinger (04/23/05)
June Elizabeth Bollinger, 83, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Emerald Coast Center in Fort Walton Beach. She was formerly of Scott City. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Stella Graviett (04/23/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Stella "Suggie" Graviett, 79, of Oran died Friday, April 22, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 24, 1925, at Oran, daughter of Emil and Bertha Metz Stubenrauch. Survivors include three sons, Edward Graviett of Benton, Mo., Dickie and James Graviett of Oran; three daughters, Patricia Wilcox of Dunnellon, Fla., Connie Purvis of Purvis, Miss., Sherri Beeson of East Prairie, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren...
Marquerite Jones (04/23/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marquerite Bernice Jones, 87, of Chaffee, died Friday, April 22, 2005. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Virginia Henson (04/22/05)
Virginia "Jennie" Henson of Jackson died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born in West Eminence, Mo., daughter of Charles Vincent and Alma Clara Atkins Spaulding. She and Don Henson were married Dec. 3, 1962, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He died Dec. 19, 1986...
Norman LeGrand (04/22/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Norman LeGrand, 79, of Oran died April 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Ralph Glasscock (04/22/05)
Ralph L. Glasscock, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Opal Tallent (04/22/05)
Mary Opal Tallent, 91, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 6, 1914, at Millersville, daughter of Given Owen and Radie Catherine Niswonger. She and Willie M. Tallent were married Nov. 1, 1939. He died Oct. 18, 1996...
Keith Day (04/22/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marion Keith Day, 80, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1925, at Bloomfield, Mo., son of Frank H. and Lela L. Neal Day. He and Patsy Ruth Wilkerson were married June 6, 1949, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Melvin Carver (04/22/05)
Melvin R. Carver, 78, of DuQuoin, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Feb. 17, 1927, in Hayesville, N.C., son of James Marion and Retta March Davis Carver. He and Carolyn A. Austill were married Feb. 7, 1970, in Advance, Mo...
Gloria Williams (04/21/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gloria J. Williams, 46, of Sikeston died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Aug. 18, 1958, in Saginaw, Mich., daughter of George and Geneva Baker Williams. She was a member of Salcedo Baptist Church in Salcedo, Mo...
Luvine Haynes (04/21/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Luvine "Tiny" Haynes, 70, of Charleston died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born March 11, 1935, at Henson, Mo., daughter of Johnny and Drewcella Smith Clark. Survivors include her husband, Joe Willie Haynes; six sons, Jeffery Haynes of Kansas City, Mo., Ronnie, Joel and Tyrone Haynes, all of Bloomington, Ill., Otis Haynes of Sikeston, Darnell Haynes of Charleston; six daughters, Rothine Clark, Regina Haynes and Beverly Haynes, all of Charleston, Lanell Turner of Sikeston, Charlotte Johnson and Lisa Haynes of Cape Girardeau; 62 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.. ...
George Bloodworth (04/21/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- George Bloodworth, 91, of Anna died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. He was born Dec. 27, 1913, in West Frankfort, Ill., son of Alfred and Myrtle Bloodworth. He and Lenore Thomas were married Feb. 15, 1938, in Anna...
Mary Arnold (04/21/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Lee Arnold, 64, of Sikeston died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 18, 1941, in the Mayfield community, daughter of Edward and Anna Cook Long. She and Calvin Arnold were married Nov. 24, 1961. Arnold was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church...
Omer Owens (04/21/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Omer Lincoln Owens, 103, of Anna died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at Union County Hospital. He was born Feb. 6, 1902, in Dixon, Ky., son of Sylvester and Ella I. Farmer Owens. He and Sylvia Joiner were married in Saline County, Ill. She preceded him in death. He later married Ellen Mae Winters in 1945, who died in May 1962. He and Helen Wiley Griffith were married Sept. 15, 1967, and she died Jan. 17, 2002...
William Mehrle (04/21/05)
William Kent Mehrle, 47, of Lutz, Fla., died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at his home. He was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Kenneth and Bettie Fulbright Mehrle of Sun City West, Ariz.; two sisters, Jane Koch and Deborah Kitchen of Cape Girardeau...
Rev. Ethel Masterson (04/21/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- The Rev. Ethel M. Masterson, 80, of St. Louis died Friday, April 15, 2005, in St. Louis. She was the daughter of James and Ida Kelley Masterson. Masterson was pastor 47 years of Victory Tabernacle Assembly of God Church in St. Louis. She was formerly of Olive Branch...
Mary Tallent (04/21/05)
Mary Opal Tallent, 91, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Henson (04/21/05)
Virginia R. "Jennie" Henson of Jackson died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lyman Whitten (04/21/05)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Lyman Whitten, 88, of Matthews died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at his home. He was born July 31, 1916, in Sikeston, Mo., son of John Lawrence and Francis Gardner Whitten. He and Jewel Latham were married Nov. 22, 1942, in Charleston, Mo...
Mary Davis (04/21/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mary Emley Davis, 89, of Oran died Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at her home. She was born Jan. 12, 1916, in Hymera, Ind., daughter of LeRoy and Lettie Wilkins Buell. She and Monroe Olice "Dick" Davis were married Feb. 18, 1935. Mrs. Davis was a member of First Baptist Church in Oran...
Nancy Schindler (04/20/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nancy Schindler, 55, of Perryville died Friday, April 15, 2005, in Perryville. She was born Jan. 11, 1950, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Everett and Viola Kirn Gibbar. She and Wayne Schindler were married July 22, 1978. Schindler was a 1968 graduate of St. ...
Mildred Chaney (04/20/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mildred Marie Chaney, 83, of Marble Hill died Monday, April 18, 2005, at Elder Care. She was born April 24, 1921, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of James Henry and Nora Ann Baker Woodfin. She and James L. Chaney were married May 12, 1956, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death...
Mark Copeland (04/20/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mark B. Copeland, 51, of Marble Hill died Monday, April 18, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 11, 1953, in Chicago, son of Clyde and Luann Dempster Copeland. He and Jan Cogdill Stoffel were married Aug. 11, 1995, in St. Charles, Ill...
Hester Lynch (04/20/05)
Hester V. Lynch, 79, of Fresno, Calif., died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fresno. She was born July 8, 1925, in Jackson, daughter of James and Laura Bollinger. She and Don Lynch were married Nov. 3, 1945, in Los Angeles, Calif. Lynch was a 1942 graduate of Jackson High School, and attended Cape Business College. She had worked at International Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau, moved to California in 1944 and worked at the Naval Base in Port Chicago...
Nadine Fitzgerald (04/20/05)
Nadine Vera Fitzgerald, 84, of San Diego, Calif., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at St. Paul McColl Health Center in San Diego. She was born Nov. 28, 1920, at Rocky Comfort, Mo., daughter of John Edward and Zola Alice Spiva McNeil. She first married Aaron Wilson and later married Thomas Fitzgerald, both of whom preceded her in death...
Gene Olson (04/20/05)
Gene Olson, 78, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Cape County Memorial Park, with Dr. Derek Staples officiating. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Russell Harris (04/20/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Russell Dale Harris, 57, of Glenallen died Monday, April 18, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1947, at Birds Corner, Mo., son of Russell Nolan and Ann Eaton Harris. Harris was a construction worker several years. Survivors include two sons, Charles Harris of Bloomfield, Mo., Brian Harris of Dexter, Mo.; a brother, Roger Eaton of Florida; and two grandchildren...
Richard Brase (04/20/05)
Richard "Dick" Brase, 77, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Cape County Memorial Park, with the Rev. Charles Dreyer officiating. Announcement courtesy of Ford and Sons Funeral Home...
Boyce Cheatham (04/20/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Boyce Ray Cheatham, 61, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at his home. He was born May 21, 1943, at Manila, Ark., son of Willie W. and Vera Edna Sanders Cheatham. He and Betty Barks were married Dec. 8, 1986. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church at Leopold, Mo., and a retired truck driver for Redman Trucking of Advance, Mo...
Gloria Williams (04/20/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gloria Williams, 46, of Sikeston died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are by Williams Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Luvine Haynes (04/20/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Luvine "Tiny" Haynes, 70, of Charleston died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Arrangements are by Williams Funeral Home in Charleston.
Leona Bucher (04/20/05)
Leona M. Bucher, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1913, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Albert and Mary Uhrhan Goetz. She and Frank J. Bucher were married Aug. 5, 1930, at New Hamburg. He died Nov. 6, 1986...
Gladys Kelly (04/20/05)
Gladys F. Kelly, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Sept. 19, 1906, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of C.C. and Eva Grace Clark Adams. She and Robert Emmett Kelly Sr. were married Jan. 15, 1929. He was a longtime Southeast Missourian sports reporter. He passed away April 10, 1961...
Oma Lurk (04/19/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Oma M. Lurk, 86, of Perryville died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 15, 1918, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Earl and Trula Griffaw Warren. She first married Lee Ernst, who died in 1961. She later married John Lurk. He died Nov. 13, 1997...
Mark Copeland (04/19/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mark Copeland, 51, of Marble Hill died Monday, April 18, 2005, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
James Ezzell (04/19/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- James H. Ezzell, 75, of Bertrand died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at his home. He was born March 27, 1930, in Red Bay, Ala., son of Charles and Effie Mitchell Ezzell. He and Helen Chandler were married April 8, 1953. Ezzell was a farmer and member of the United Methodist Church...
Shirley Reeves (04/19/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Shirley Bryant Reeves, 69, of Charleston died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 7, 1935, in Diehlstadt, Mo., daughter of Paul and Stella Bryant. She and Byron "Barney" Reeves were married April 18, 1954...
Leona Bucher (04/19/05)
Leona N. Bucher, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1913, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Albert and Mary Uhrhan Goetz. She and Frank Joseph Bucher were married Aug. 5, 1930, at New Hamburg. He died Nov. 6, 1986...
Lee Goodwin (04/19/05)
Lee "LA" Goodwin, 63, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Cape Girardeau, son of Roy E. and Dixie Fulenwider Goodwin. He grew up in Jackson, moving to St. Louis in the late 1950s...
Oma Brooks (04/19/05)
Oma L. Linebarger Brooks, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 18, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1908, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of James Edward and Ida May Cook Linebarger. She married Lloyd Given Brooks, who passed away in 1956...
Emmet Free (04/18/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Arthur Emmet Free, 82, of Chaffee died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Chaffee, son of Arthur and Marie Lyre Free. He and Olga Fluegge were married Jan. 17, 1948, in Jackson. Free was a letter carrier for the U.S. post office in Chaffee. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee, and a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers. He served during World War II in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve...
Virginia Barber (04/18/05)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Virginia Louise Barber, 96, of Brazeau died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born April 30, 1908, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Curtis and Margaret Luckey Barber. Barber graduated from Perryville High School and the University of Missouri. ...
Leona Bucher (04/18/05)
Leona M. Bucher, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
James Ezzell (04/18/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- James H. Ezzell, 75, of Bertrand died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at his home. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Shirley Reeves (04/18/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Shirley Bryant Reeves, 69, of Charleston, died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements.
Oma Lurk (04/18/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Oma M. Lurk, 86, of Perryville died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Kirchhoff (04/18/05)
Paul William Kirchhoff, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 10, 1938, in Egypt Mills, son of the late William A. and Frieda Wilma Ehlers Kirchhoff. He and Sharon Kay Duncan were married Aug. 5, 1961, in Delta...
Eleanora Pobst (04/18/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Eleanora (Nora) Susan Pobst, 97, of Chaffee was given eternal rest Saturday, April 16, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1908, in Caney, Mo., daughter of the late Tony and Ida Dannenmueller Gosche. She and Matthew Pobst were married April 23, 1929. He died in 1962...
Milton Dickmann (04/17/05)
FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Milton Charles Dickmann, 85, of Winter Haven, Fla., died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Winter Haven Health and Rehab. He was born April 1, 1920, at Friedheim, son of Arthur H. and Hulda R. Springer Dickmann. He and Leila O. Bergman were married Nov. 25, 1945. She died March 12, 1996...
Javon Buxton (04/17/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Javon Buxton, 26, of Sikeston died Thursday, April 14, 2005, as the result of a vehicle falling from a jack. He was born May 3, 1978, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Ella Buxton and Michael Baker. Survivors include his parents, both of Sikeston; a daughter, Alandrae Applewhite of Cape Girardeau; a son, Javon Betts of Indiana; three sisters, Monique Franklin and Sheanell Hodges of Sikeston, Amy Bonnee of Tulsa, Okla.; five brothers, Michael Buxton and Mandell Brandy of Sikeston, Stephan Lesure of Milwaukee, Wis., Johnathon White of Tulsa, Reganald Pearson of Commerce, Mo.; and his paternal grandmother, Shirley McCellan of Sikeston.. ...
Nadine Fitzgerald (04/17/05)
Nadine Vera Fitzgerald, 84, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at St. Paul Health Center in San Diego, Calif. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
William Woods (04/17/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. --William Theodore "W.T." "Dub" Woods, 84, died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 12, 1921, at Essex, Mo., son of William Theodore Sr. and Florence Jane Pitts Woods. He and Billie V. Brown were married June 26, 1976...
Kenneth Howell (04/17/05)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Kenneth Howell, 62, of Poplar Bluff died Friday, April 15, 2005, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born April 21, 1942, at Fourteen Bend, Mo. He and Cynthia Prill were married June 18, 1977, in Jackson. Howell retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in 1995 after 28 years of service. ...
Dorotha Wilson (04/17/05)
Dorotha "Dorothy" A. Wilson, 86, of Stonefort, Ill. died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at Ratcliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 15, 1918, near Malden, Mo., daughter of Edward and Nettie May Riley Walls. She and Johnnie B. Wilson were married Nov. 2, 1933 at Parma, Mo. He died Feb. 13, 1986...
James Phillips (04/17/05)
MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- James Lawson Phillips, 79, of Manchester died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at St. Thomas Hospital. He was born April 9, 1926, in Osceola, Ark. He was a member of the Flintville Church of Christ and a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Mabel; four sons, James Phillips Jr. ...
Emmet Free (04/17/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Emmet Free, 82 of Chaffee died Saturday, April 16, 2005 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Ella Corbin (04/17/05)
ST. LOUIS -- Ella Dee Wampler Corbin, 85, of St. Louis, formerly of Whitewater, died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Cedar Hill Manor in Cedar Hill, Mo. She was born April 27, 1919, at Crump, to the late Omer Otis and Ora Virgil Crump Wampler. She was married to the late Kenneth E. Corbin on Jan. 29, 1944. He preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1989...
Timothy Van de Ven (04/16/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Timothy John Van de Ven, 38, of Marble Hill died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 27, 1966, in St. Louis County, son of Richard Elmer Van de Ven and Madeleine Leigh Benz. Van de Ven was a kitchen aide at Cracker Barrel in Cape Girardeau. He moved to Marble Hill in 1998 from Hillsboro, Mo...
Marion DeWeese (04/16/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Marion "Spud" DeWeese, 73, of East Peoria, Ill., died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was born March 23, 1932, in Blandville, Ky., son of Chester B. and Elsie May Rollins DeWeese. DeWeese was formerly of Olive Branch. He retired as a supply clerk at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Ill...
Javon Buxton (04/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Javon Buxton, 26, of Sikeston died Thursday, April 14, 2005. Friends may call at 10 a.m. Monday at Green Memorial Church of God in Christ in Sikeston. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday.
Linda Dunaway (04/16/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Linda Spurlock Dunaway, 62, of Jonesboro died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Mount Carmel Senior Living Center in St. Charles, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.
Harry Smith (04/16/05)
Harry McClure Smith, 88, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau. He was born Oct. 5, 1916, in Philadelphia, Pa., and was raised in Lancaster, Pa. He worked his way through Millersville State College and spent many years in the aircraft and aerospace industry...
Travis Graviett (04/16/05)
Travis Jerome Graviett, 23, of Allenville died Thursday, April 14, 2005, in an automobile accident near Delta. He will be profoundly missed as he joins his heavenly father. He was born April 4, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, son of Randy Lee and Anita L. Buchheit Graviett. He was formerly of Kelso, Mo...
Eva Shaw (04/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eva O. Shaw, 92, of Sikeston died Friday, April 15, 2005, at Hunter Acres Caring Center. She was born Dec. 24, 1912, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Lewis and Carrie Hill Fodge. She married Arbie Shaw, who died June 10, 1977. Shaw had been a food service employee...
John Bryant (04/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John Lester Bryant, 62, of Sikeston died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, from injuries received in an accident while on a business trip with Tetra Pak Materials Inc. He was born Aug. 3, 1942, in Morehouse, Mo., son of John Henry and Elma Newton Bryant. He and Brenda Stacy were married Feb. 18, 1967, in Sikeston...
Frank Miller III (04/16/05)
Frank E. Miller III, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 12, 1933, in Nashville, Tenn., son of Frank E. and Kathleen Whittaker Miller Jr. Miller attended the University of Tennessee and the University of Georgia. He was a self-employed truck driver and an engineer on a riverboat. He was a member of VFW Post 3838...
Flora Spain (04/15/05)
Flora Marie Spain, 75, of Jackson died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 9, 1929, at Zion, Mo., daughter of Henry and Rosie Cox. She and Dale J. Spain were married Dec. 3, 1948, in Pocahontas, Ark...
Robert Ellis (04/15/05)
Robert Estel Ellis, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Sept. 16, 1921, in Union City, Tenn., son of Thomas Edward and Minnie Jane Raby Ellis. He and Martha Barnes were married Aug. 7, 1945, in Osceola, Ark. She died Feb. 11, 1999...
Bernice Foulk (04/15/05)
Bernice Foulk, 92, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, in Fort Smith. She was a pharmacist assistant many years. She attended Bethel Lutheran Church in Fort Smith. Foulk married Lyman Pierce Foulk Sr., who preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Williams of Fort Smith, Virginia Foulk of Jackson; a son, Pierce Foulk of Rome, Ga.; a sister, Sara Glaser of Florissant, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren...
Mary Mitchell (04/15/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mary Elizabeth Mitchell, 86, of Graham, N.C., died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at her home. She was born in Elco, Ill., daughter of Harry and Bessie Harvel. She married Paul Kenneth Mitchell. Mitchell attended Beacon Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Paula Milano of Vienna, Va., Pamela Atkins of Graham; a brother, Charles Harvel of Tamms; a sister, Hazel Dolanski of Hartford, Wis.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Travis Graviett (04/15/05)
Travis Graviett, 23, of Allenville died Thursday, April 14, 2005, in an automobile accident at the intersection of Highways 25 and 74 at Dutchtown. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Dixie Himmelberger (04/15/05)
Dixie Belle Stevenson Himmelberger, 87, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005. She was born Jan. 29, 1918, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Vester B. and Ola Jones Stevenson. Dixie graduated from Parma High School and attended Southeast Missouri State Teachers College. She planned to be a teacher, but met Cape Girardeau businessman J.E. "Jack" Himmelberger and married him Aug. 3, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
Ruth Bygel (04/15/05)
Ruth V. Bygel, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born March 25, 1912, in Harcourt, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton M. Bygel, in 1965 while living in Denver, Colo...
Clara Ohmes (04/15/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Clara Marie Ohmes, 88, of Charleston died Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 15, 1916, in Charleston, daughter of George Andrew and May Dyer McElmurry. She and Benjamin Henry Ohmes were married June 14, 1942. He preceded her in death Dec. 23, 1971...
Frank Miller (04/14/05)
Frank E. Miller III, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Roy Stark (04/14/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Roy Stark, 68, of Florissant, Mo., died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at his home. He was born June 26, 1936, in Union County, Ill., son of Roy and Nancy Hammer Stark. Stark was a member of Reynoldsville Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War...
Virginia Coleman (04/14/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia "Eileen" Coleman, 80, of Sikeston died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 6, 1925, in Scott County, Mo., daughter of James A. and Ida S. Boyd Coleman. Survivors include three brothers, Jim Coleman of Jessup, Md., Ted Coleman of Puxico, Mo., Dewayne Coleman of Sikeston; three sisters, Linda Mays of Mount Morris, Mich., Cindy Lee and Darlene Stroud of Morehouse, Mo...
Eugene Arnzen (04/14/05)
Eugene J. Arnzen, 81, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 16, 1923, at Laflin, Mo., son of August and Mary Ann Scharonborg Arnzen. He and Loretta A. Steinnerd were married May 28, 1949...
Billie Lewis (04/14/05)
Billie J. Lewis, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Des Arc, Mo., son of Fred and Ethel Miller Lewis. He and Florence Felter were married May 9, 1964, in Cape Girardeau. Lewis moved to Cape Girardeau in 1938 from Des Arc. He was involved with the family business, Wimpy's Restaurant on North Kingshighway, from 1942 to 1973. He then owned and operated the restaurant on South Kingshighway until retiring in 1997...
Claude Housman Jr. (04/14/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Claude Housman Jr., 66, of Benton died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at his home. He was born July 26, 1938, at Deventer, Mo., son of Claude Walter and Marie Hutson Housman. He and Evelyn Shoffner were married Aug. 23, 1959. Housman was formerly of Scott and Mississippi counties. He was a truck driver with Pullen Trucking Co., retiring in 1997...
Robert Meisenheimer (04/14/05)
Robert Ervin Meisenheimer, 59, of Oak Ridge died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert W. and Wilma Ervin Meisenheimer. Mr. Meisenheimer was a chauffeur with AAA Limo Service of Texarkana, Texas. He was a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau, and past member of Cape Girardeau Eagles and Odd Fellows Lodge...
Betty Rapp (04/14/05)
Betty Ann Reed Rapp, 76, of Rancho Bernardo, Calif., died Tuesday, March 12, 2005, in Ventura, Calif. She was born Sept. 18, 1928, in Jackson. She and Jerome "Jerry" Rapp were married April 10, 1947, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He died March 10, 2004. Mrs. Rapp was a graduate of Jackson High School. She had lived in Rancho Bernardo 35 years...
Virgil Friese (04/14/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Virgil H. Friese, 90, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Oak Tree Villa Nursing Center. He was born March 1, 1915, near Sedgewickville, son of Ira M. and Ella Statler Friese. His father passed away when Virgil was 14...
Nora Myers (04/14/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Nora Edith "Jim" Myers, 87, of East Prairie died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 23, 1917, in East Prairie, daughter of Charles S. and Della Pierce Kirkindall. She and Floyd William "Son" Myers were married in March 1935. He died Oct. 17, 1971...
Gloria Cronan (04/14/05)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Gloria Bernice Cronan, 70, of Malden died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 13, 1935, at Holcomb, Mo., daughter of Edward Eli and Mattie Marie Durbin Eagan. She and Welton Cronan were married in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Billy Anderson (04/14/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Billy Dale Anderson, 82, of East Prairie died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Jasper County Hospital in Rensselaer, Ind. He was born Nov. 24, 1922, in Caruthersville, Mo., son of Goah Winfield and Della Rae Speights Anderson. He and Edith Laverne Crum were married Oct. 26, 1948, at East Prairie. She died Jan. 10, 2004...
Raymond Quinn Sr. (04/14/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Raymond J. Quinn Sr., 81, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 16, 1924, in St. Louis County, son of Roy and Martha Kansky Quinn. He and Claire Hebert were married March 11, 1975...
Joseph Lampe (04/13/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Joseph John Lampe, 72, of Benton died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 25, 1933, in Glennonville, Mo., son of Clemens Mathias and Regina Sophie Peters Lampe. He and Dorothy Ann Radin were married Nov. 5, 1955, in Wilhelmina, Mo...
William Bridgeman (04/13/05)
William G. Bridgeman, 62, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2005. He was born in Galveston, Texas, and soon moved to Cape Girardeau. He grew up and completed a year of high school in Cape Girardeau before moving to St. Louis, where he finished high school. Bill attended Westminster College at Fulton, Mo., then transferred to and graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia...
Josephine Boyd (04/13/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Josephine Boyd, 93, of Mount Vernon, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Mount Vernon Care Center. She was born May 12, 1911, in Raleigh, Ill., daughter of Walter L. and Estella Graham Cain. She and Elbert J. "Jimmy" Boyd were married July 5, 1930, in Anna. He died Feb. 17, 1990...
David Lichtenegger (04/13/05)
David J. Lichtenegger, 59, of Pryor, Okla., died Monday, April 11, 2005, in Pryor. He was born May 26, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Melvin and Norma Lichtenegger. He and Fran Ashlock were married Nov. 23, 1968, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Lichtenegger was a graduate of Jackson High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Frank Snider Sr. (04/13/05)
Frank L. Snider Sr., 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 5, 1914, at Burfordville, son of Samuel and Ona Moore Snider. He and Margaret Wilma Smith were married May 25, 1935, at Benton, Mo. She died Jan. 16, 1983...
Ralph Menees (04/12/05)
Ralph "Chub" Menees, 82, of Scott City died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 30, 1922, at Illmo, son of Elza E. and Elberta Mae Watkins Simmons Menees. He and Margaret K. Alt were married May 30,1962, at High Ridge, Mo...
Joseph Lampe (04/12/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Joseph Lampe, 72, of Benton died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Mona Lane (04/12/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- E. Mona "Trudy" Lane, 82, of Perryville died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Feb. 5, 1923, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Lawrence and Launetta Barbier Allen. She and William A. "Bill" Lane Sr. were married Aug. 30, 1958...
William Lang (04/12/05)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- William K. "Bill" Lang, 89, formerly of Old Appleton, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 27, 1916, at Old Appleton, son of Oscar and Roxie Kurre Lang. He and Gladys Sewing were married June 16, 1944. She died July 13, 1980...
Noel Wealand (04/12/05)
Noel Wealand, 83, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Mary Queen and Mother Care Center in Shrewsbury, Mo. He was born July 19, 1921, in Sheldon, Mo., son of Chauncey and Cordie Harbert Wealand. He and Opal "Eileen" Gawer were married June 4, 1949. She preceded him in death...
Billy Williamson (04/12/05)
ESSEX, Mo. -- Billy Marion Williamson, 82, of Essex died Monday, April 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born July 1, 1922, in Essex, son of Roy Harry and Minnie Lee Crutcher Williamson. He and Wilma Ruth Dunn were married May 28, 1943, in Richmond, Va...
Trudell McMackins (04/12/05)
Trudell McMackins, 95, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, April 10, 2005, in Prescott, Ariz. She was born near Wellsville, Mo., June 25, 1909, to Granville and Russie Elgin Bishop. She moved with her family to St. Louis in 1925, and met Oren McMackins, whom she married in 1932...
Carmen Templeton (04/11/05)
Carmen Harris Shaver Templeton, 82, of Biggers-Reyno, Ark., died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at the Lawerance Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge, Ark. She was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Ingram Township of Arkansas, daughter of Carter and Myrtle Harris Shaver. She was married on Oct. 25, 1941, to Cecil Keel Templeton, who preceded her in death. To this union five children were born: Carmen Beatrice, Walter Cecil, Guy Calvin, Cecilia Sue and Mary Carol...
Frank L. Snider Sr. (04/11/05)
Frank L. Snider Sr., 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ralph Menees (04/11/05)
Ralph "Chub" Menees, 82, of Scott City died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Verna Hanners (04/11/05)
Verna Mae Hanners, 74, of Burfordville died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at her residence. She was born on April 18, 1930, in Millersville, daughter of Arvel and Mildred S. Hanners Cook. She and Roy "Bud" Hanners were married on Sept. 27, 1947, in Jackson...
Ralph Smith (04/11/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ralph B. Smith, 87, of Tamms died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Smith was born Nov. 22, 1917, at Tamms, son of Robert and Vinnie Whitaker Smith. He was a GMO Railroad switchman for 38 years. He was a member of Tamms United Methodist Church...
Patricia Williams (04/10/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Patricia "Patty" Williams, 56, of Anna died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at her home. She was born June 9, 1948, at Anna, daughter of Rufus and Erline Brown Williams. Survivors include four brothers, Bruce Williams, Harold Williams, Billy Max Williams, all of Anna, Michael Williams of Dongola, Ill.; and a sister, Sherry Parr of Dongola...
Joyce Gray (04/10/05)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Joyce A. Gray, 59, of Puxico died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at her home. She was born July 22, 1945, at Marston, Mo., daughter of James Robert and Sarah Melissa Ford Gray. Survivors include a son, Terry J. Townsend of Puxico; two daughters, Angela Proffer of Burfordville, Joyce Jenkins of Dexter, Mo.; two brothers, Buck Gray of Fisk, Mo., D.W. ...
David Burckhardt (04/10/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. --David Joseph Burckhardt died at birth Friday, April 8, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was the son of David Thomas and Eva Yvonne Ewing Burckhardt. Survivors include his parents; paternal grandparents, David John and Joan Edmond Burckhardt of Chaffee; maternal grandmother, Betty Sue Duty of Manito, Ill.; paternal great-grandfather, Ronald H. Burckhardt of St. Louis; and maternal great-grandmother, Lavern Marie Ryan of Mason City, Ill...
Ralph Smith (04/10/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ralph B. Smith, 87, of Tamms died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.
John Lipps (04/10/05)
John Robert "Jack" Lipps, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 8, 2005, at his home. He had been in failing health for many years. He was born Oct. 16, 1938, at Cape Girardeau, son of George and Dorothy Lipps. He and Joan Clyne were married June 28, 1960 in London, England...
John Vaught (04/09/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John David Vaught, 44, of Twin Falls, Idaho, died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Latter Day Saints Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born June 9, 1960, in Sikeston, son of Paul and Veda James Vaught. He and Kathy Crosby were married March 24, 1984, in Dallas, Texas...
Joe Allison (04/09/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Joe Walter Allison, 84, of Advance died Friday, April 8, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 1, 1920, at Kennett, Mo., son of Arthur and Ethel Clay Allison. Allison was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of American Legion...
Timothy Cesewski (04/09/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Timothy William Cesewski, 53, of Anna died Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1951, in Chicago, son of John and Cecelia Rose Flahive Cesewski. He and Sandalee Bolinger were married April 4, 1991, in Chicago. Cesewski was employed at Bethany Village in Anna...
Earline Dickson (04/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Earline Dickson, 97, of Sikeston died Thursday, April 7, 2005, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 7, 1907, in Brownsville, Texas, daughter of James Pickens and Annie Perry Jones. She and Robert J. Dickson were married Nov. 28, 1926, in Sikeston. He died Dec. 1, 1994...
Darrell Beard (04/08/05)
Darrell L. Beard, 64, of Gordonville died Thursday, April 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 29, 1940, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of William W. "Bill" and Melba L. Jackson Beard. He and Kay D. Jacobs were married Dec. 26, 1963. She died July 19, 1993. He and Anne Evans were married May 29, 1994...
Alita Rice (04/08/05)
Alita Ann Rice, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 29, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Omer J. and Margaret M. Rush Shell. She and Harold L. "Bill" Rice were married Aug. 12, 1984, in California. He died April 3, 2005...
Anna Arnold (04/08/05)
Anna Marie Arnold, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 7, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 17, 1928, in St. Louis, daughter of Lawrence and Anna Marie Ollinger Watson. She and Nathan Lindy Arnold were married Oct. 15, 1946, in Richmond, Calif...
Ruby Wilkins (04/08/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ruby Lee Wilkins, 75, of Tamms died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at her home. Friends may call Saturday from noon until time of service at Second Baptist Church. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, with James Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Stanley Brown (04/08/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Stanley Edward Brown, 80, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 23, 1924, at Herculaneum, Mo., son of Robert and Mary Idell Tripp Brown. He and Wanda Lorse were married July 18, 1952. She died Feb. 22, 2005...
Shirley Hottinger (04/08/05)
Shirley Marie Hottinger, 69, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 11, 1935, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Robert Howard and Hattie Marie Boren Johnson. She and Buddy Hottinger were married July 21, 1964. He died Oct. 17, 2003...
Harold Chronister (04/07/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Harold Chronister, 72, of Glenallen died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born March 4, 1933, at Glenallen, son of Buford and Emma Jane Burns Cobb. Chronister retired as an office equipment repairman, and was a member of Glenallen United Methodist Church...
Lester Leaton (04/07/05)
SEDALIA, Mo. -- Lester L. Leaton, 76, of Sedalia died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. He was born Oct. 6, 1928, in Longwood, Mo., son of Samuel Earl and Mildred White Leaton. He married Charlotte Norton Aug. 11,1950. She died May 31, 1995. He then married Ilene Homan Wolf in Sedalia...
Jack Craft (04/07/05)
Jack D. Craft, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at his home. He was born June 12, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Seth R. and Mary A. Eaker Craft. He and Betty Macke were married Feb. 6, 1960, in Cape Girardeau. Craft was a salesman in the automotive industry and retired from Jim Wilson Co. He was a member of VFW Post 3838, American Legion Post 63 and Eagles Aerie...
Gary McDowell (04/07/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gary Russell McDowell, 58, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Elder Care. He was born Aug. 14, 1946, in San Francisco, Calif., son of Jack Francis and Margaret Ann Burkett McDowell. McDowell was a mechanic 32 years with the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 2001. He was a member of Orange County Temple in Orange County, Calif...
Troy Seabaugh (04/07/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Troy E. "Spike" Seabaugh, 80, of Perryville died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1925, at Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Lester and Bessie Propst Seabaugh. He and Lindola M. Richardet were married Dec. 26, 1964, in Perryville...
Mary Myer (04/07/05)
Mary A. Myer, 83, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Benton, Mo., died Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 15, 1922, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Lawrence Henry and Ella Pobst Weissmueller. She and Dewitte A. Myer were married July 31, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Franchon White (04/07/05)
Franchon White, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 16, 1915, in Jonesboro, Ark., daughter of E.E. and Theresa O'Hare Palsgrove Sr. She and Robert Fulton White were married Feb. 12, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He died Oct. 31, 1987...
Edgar Balsman (04/06/05)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Edgar Leo Balsman, 81, of Uniontown died Monday, April 4, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Perry County, Mo., son of Leo Andrew and Gertrude Caroline Unterreiner Balsman Sr. He and Corrine Anne Blechle were married Aug. 16, 1947. She died May 10, 1994...
Allen Harrell (04/06/05)
Allen Scott Harrell, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 19, 1914, in Dallas, Texas, son of Allen and Nellie Osborne Harrell. He and Edna M. Strickland were married June 16, 1936, in Kechi, Kan. She died Feb. 12, 2002...
Wanda Schultz (04/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wanda L. Schultz, 74, of Perryville died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Green County, Ark., daughter of Nelson W. and Lillie Mofield Austin Sr. She and Richard Schultz were married Nov. 30, 1963...
Anna Quade (04/06/05)
Anna Lee Quade, 78, of Burfordville died Monday, April 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 2, 1927, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Oscar and Anna Hahs Schweer. She and Cleman Quade were married Aug. 24, 1945, in Jackson. He died Nov. 5, 1997...
Anna Riggins (04/06/05)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Anna Mae Riggins, 85, of Poplar Bluff died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born Oct. 21, 1919, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of John and Edith Potillo Sisney. She and Roy V. Riggins were married Dec. 5, 1942, in Poplar Bluff. He died Dec. 21, 2004...
Sybil Weakley (04/06/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Sybil Bernice Weakley, 85, of Charleston died Monday, April 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born June 7, 1919, in Black Oak, Ark., daughter of Almath Witt and Bertha Simpkins Hodge. She and James A. Weakley were married Jan. 6, 1934. He died March 23, 1980...
Stanley Brown (04/06/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Stanley Brown, 80, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Julia Schmaeng (04/06/05)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Julia M. Schmaeng, 94, of Mound City died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born Nov. 18, 1910, in Mound City, daughter of Andrew and May Sedwell DeVore. She married Albert Schmaeng, who died in 1978...
Mary Summers (04/06/05)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Mary Helen Summers, 73, of Fayetteville died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Washington Regional Medical Center. She was born June 7, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Willice Jasper and Mabel Lorene Higgason Pledger. She married the Rev. John David Summers Dec. 22, 1956, in Cape Girardeau...
Carl Wallman (04/06/05)
Carl Ray Wallman, 64, of Jackson died Monday, April 4, 2005, at his home. He was born July 24, 1940, on the old Southard Farm near Pocahontas, son of Carl and Ora Emma Bollinger Wallman. He was one of five children. He was confirmed into the Lutheran Church. He and Evelyn Crader were married Oct. 11, 1963. They lived in Pocahontas before moving to Jackson. They had three children...
Leo Wulfers (04/06/05)
Leo Frank Wulfers, 83, passed away Monday, April 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was born Jan. 3, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, son of Otto J. and Leona T. Haas Wulfers. He and Lawana Lee Foreman were married in 1948. She died Nov. 25, 2004...
Carl Wallman (04/05/05)
Carl Wallman, 64, of Jackson died Monday, April 4, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Mary Summers (04/05/05)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Mary Helen Summers, 73, of Fayetteville died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Washington Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 7, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Willice J. and Lorraine H. Higginson Pledger. She married the Rev. John D. Summers...
Mary Dixon (04/05/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary E. Dixon, 81, of Anna died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born March 11, 1924, in Kittery, Maine, daughter of Frank and Florence Tice Mullen. She married Alfred Dixon on Jan. 3, 1947, in Lowell, Maine. He preceded her in death on April 22, 1978...
Anna Quade (04/05/05)
Anna Lee Quade, 78, of Burfordville died Monday, April 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
John Kelly (04/05/05)
John Frank "Pete" Kelly, 75, of Jackson died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 19, 1929, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., son of Frank and Maude Randall Kelly. He married Judith Kothe on July 28, 1981, at Elko, Nev. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a lifetime member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau. He was also a member of Cape Eagles Lodge and Jackson Elks Lodge. He had been a truck driver for many years...
Damie L. Bess (04/05/05)
Damie L. Bess, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born on April 5, 1925, in Canalou, Mo., daughter of Earl and Allie Pritchett Ramsey. She married Earl Bess on March 29, 1949, in Jackson. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Ruth Dugger (04/05/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Funeral for Annie Ruth Dugger, 85, of Bertrand will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Chapel in Sikeston, Mo., with the Rev. Rodney Davis officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston. Dugger died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Bertrand Nursing Facility...
Brandon Sandvos (04/05/05)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Our beloved Brandon David Sandvos, 13, was called to be with his Lord on April 3, 2005, on a beautiful fishing day while doing something that he loved. His love for the outdoors was exhibited every day of his short life. Whether it was deer hunting with his Dad, riding his four-wheeler, fishing with Grandpa or friends or tinkering in the shed with his Dad, Brandon was a true boy in every sense. ...
Betty Springer (04/05/05)
Betty Mitchell Hallenbeck Springer, 86, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, April 4, 2005, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born on Nov. 7, 1918, in Meridian, Miss., to Sallie Lewis Hallenbeck Chancellor and Harry Edison Hallenbeck. She and Willis Andrew Springer were married on Aug. 24, 1940, in Puerto Barrios, Honduras. Willis passed away on Dec. 28, 1992...
Virginia L. Sides (04/05/05)
CARROLLTON, Mo. -- A graveside funeral was held Monday for Virginia L. Sides, 70, of Carrollton. Burial was in Carroll Memory Gardens in Carrollton. She was born on May 27, 1934, in Millersville, daughter of Cornelius and Sara Ellen Welker Hahn. She married Larry Dean Sides on Sept. 17, 1954, in Burfordville. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1999...
John Peters Sr. (04/05/05)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- John Albert Peters Sr., 91, of Bertrand died Sunday April 3, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born on June 2, 1913, in Pontotoc, Miss., son of John Karl and Virginia Savely Peters. He married Mabel Ann Woods on Oct. 19, 1935...
Bill Rice (04/05/05)
Harold L. "Bill" Rice, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday April 3, 2005, at his home. He was born on Feb. 21, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo., son of Bill and Millie Rush Rice. He married Ann Hennen on Aug. 12, 1984, in California. He was a radioman during the Vietnam War, working in communications serving 20 years in the U.S. Navy and retiring in 1988. He then worked 20 years in communications for the civil service in the San Diego area...
Douglas Koehler (04/03/05)
Douglas L. Koehler, 52, of Jackson died Friday, April 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 8, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles "Bud" and Gusta Wedekind Koehler. Koehler was a former member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson and a former merchant marine...
Donavon Snider (04/04/05)
Donavon Delores Snider, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 11, 1933, in Sturgess, S.D., daughter of Earl and Clarrissa Ness Collins. Snider worked as an LPN in area nursing homes. She was also the owner and operator of a porcelain doll hospital. She attended Commerce Baptist Church in Commerce, Mo. She was a graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau...
Ruth Wallace (04/04/05)
Ruth Vernetta Wallace, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on March 28, 1918, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Oscar and Bessie Lancaster Mize. She and Billie Ira Wallace were married Oct. 1, 1939. He died Dec. 12, 2002...
Henry Boley (04/04/05)
Henry "Butch" Claude Boley, 62, of Randles died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 20, 1942, in Randles, son of Johnnie and Flossie Menz Boley. Boley was a painter for Stockade Buildings Inc. in Morley, Mo. He was a member of Free Trinity Pentecostal Church of Randles...
Bill Rice (04/04/05)
Bill Rice, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Mary Britt (04/04/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Mary E. Britt, 82, of Jonesboro died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at her home. She was born Jan. 27, 1923, in Jonesboro, daughter of Lee and Mary Brown Dover. She and Spillman Britt were married March 29, 1941, in Jackson. He died April 10, 2002...
John Kelly (04/04/05)
John Frank "Pete" Kelly, 75, of Jackson died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
E.C. Younghouse (04/04/05)
Earl Charles Younghouse, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 27, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, son of Earl Charles and Alma Popp Younghouse. He and Mildred Rauh were married April 17, 1949, in Pocahontas, Mo...
Albert Elfrank (04/04/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Albert James Elfrank of Advance was born Nov. 25, 1919, in Perkins, Mo., and passed away Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau at the age of 85 years. He was the son of the late William and Amanda St. Cin Elfrank...
Ronnie Tinsley (04/03/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ronnie Tinsley, 55, of Mounds died Friday, April 1, 2005, at his home. He was born June 17, 1949, in Union County, Ill., son of William and Hazel Dailey Tinsley. He and Beverly Oakes were married June 17, 1996. Tinsley was a prep operator for Bunge Corp. He was a member of Villa Ridge Union Church and the VFW post in Mounds. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving two years in Vietnam...
Lucille Munz (04/03/05)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Lucille Munz, 92, of Wolf Lake died Friday, April 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1913, at Wolf Lake, daughter of Jesse and Mary Jane Hubbs Rogers. She and Fred Munz were married April 21, 1932, at Cairo...
Estalee Mulcahy (04/03/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Estalee Galemore Mulcahy, 79, of Sikeston died Friday, April 1, 2005, at her home. She was born July 25, 1925, in Success, Ark., daughter of Lawrence Eugene and Daisy Goodman Galemore. Mulcahy was a member of First Baptist Church for more than 70 years...
Junior Bishop (04/03/05)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Junior "Lon" Bishop, 86, of Fredericktown died Friday, April 1, 2005, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington, Mo. He was born April 18, 1918, at Fredericktown, son of Clarence Alvin and Jessie Jane Hafner Bishop. He and Adelaide Mantz were married in 1939. She died Oct. 15, 1991...
Ruth Wallace (04/03/05)
Ruth V. Wallace, 87, formerly of Oran, Mo., died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Dortha Smith (04/02/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Dortha Louise Smith, 82, of East Prairie, died Friday April 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 10, 1923, at New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Riley and Enoma Barker Givens. She and Eugene W. Smith were married Nov. 20, 1937, and he died June 3, 1996...
Norma Abernathy (04/02/05)
LONGTOWN, Mo. -- Norma K. Abernathy, 89, of Granite City, Ill., formerly of Longtown, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at St. Sophia Nursing Center in Florissant, Mo. She was born April 14, 1915, at Gideon, Mo., daughter of Cleveland and Maude Jaynes Tidwell. She and Howard Abernathy were married May 26, 1938. He died Aug. 8, 1969...
Douglas Koehler (04/02/05)
Douglas L. Koehler, 52, of Jackson died Friday, April 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Ronnie Tinsley (04/02/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ronnie Tinsley, 55, of Mounds died Friday, April 1, 2005, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Otis Rushing (04/02/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Otis James "Buddy" Rushing, 41, of Decatur, Ind., died Thursday, March 31, 2005, in Chaffee. He was born Dec. 19, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Russell Gene and Judy Ann Keller Rushing. Rushing was a computer software developer in Fort Wayne, Ind...
Jimmie Bogle (04/02/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jimmie Lee Bogle, 65, of Sikeston died Friday, April 1, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1939, in Letona, Ark., son of Carlos and Sybil King Bogle. He and Sue Early were married May 16, 1964, at Morehouse, Mo...
Carolyn Linhart (04/02/05)
Carolyn Sue Linhart, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 11, 1946, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of William David and Pearline Mae Davis Hannah. She and Jerry L. Linhart were married May 29, 1965, in East Prairie. He died July 10, 2001...
Herbert Winn Jr. (04/01/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Herbert H. Winn Jr., 81, of Anna died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Cobden, Ill., son of Herbert N. and Mayme Lee Hess Winn. He and Anna Mae Cassel were married April 28, 1945, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Juanita Preston (04/01/05)
E. Juanita Preston, 91, of Arnold, Mo., died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Woodland Manor Nursing Center in Arnold. She was born July 19, 1913, at Morehouse, Mo., daughter of James and Minnie Lancaster Moore. She and Rodney Truex Preston were married Nov. 27, 1935, at Portageville, Mo. He died Oct. 10, 1977...
Emma McMillion (04/01/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Emma Mae McMillion, 96, of Anna died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at the Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro, Ill. She was born Dec. 25, 1908, in Louisville, Ill., daughter of Frank and Lottie Fender Roach. She and Clyde Raymond McMillion were married March 29, 1924, in Anna. He died Sept. 1, 1967...
Julia Schmaeng (04/01/05)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Julia M. Schmaeng, 94, of Mound City died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles, Mo. Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City is in charge of arrangements.
Marques DuBose (04/01/05)
Marques L. DuBose, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Doctors Hospital West in Columbus, Ohio. He was born Aug. 3, 1961, in Youngstown, Ohio, son of William and Barbara Scott DuBose Sr. He and Kim A. Pledger were married Oct. 28, 1993...
Hobert Lambert Jr. (04/01/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Hobert William Lambert Jr., 81, of Cairo, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at his home in Cairo. Friends may call Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo. The funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home chapel...
Ivalene Rhyne (04/01/05)
CROSSTOWN, Mo. -- Ivalene J. Rhyne, 79, of Crosstown died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at her home. She was born June 13, 1925, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Valle M. and Mary T. Farrar. She and Vernon E. Rhyne were married June 7, 1952. Rhyne was a member of St. James Catholic Church...
Milford Hinkle (04/01/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Milford Leon Hinkle, 77, of Advance died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 22, 1928, near Advance, son of Otto and Lola Borders Hinkle. He and Fern Livingston were married March 19, 1950. She died May 12, 1988...
Leola Mezo (04/01/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leola "Lucy" Mezo, 82, of Highland, Ill., formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, in Highland. She was born June 21, 1922, in Jefferson County, Ill., daughter of Marion R. and Nora E. Stockton Taylor. She and Lloyd R. Mezo were married March 20, 1939. He died March 12, 1988...
Carolyn Linhart (04/01/05)
Carolyn Linhart, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marie Collins (04/01/05)
Marie E. Collins, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 29, 1942, in Cleburne County, Ark., daughter of Walter and Edith Eva Foust Gage. She and Jerry L. Collins were married Aug. 20, 1966, at First General Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
William Holland (04/01/05)
William M. "Pappy" Holland, 83, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born May 11, 1921, at Swinton, Mo., son of Henry Marion and Matta Mae Dellinger Holland. He and Maggie Ruth Masterson were married March 22, 1952, in Piggott, Ark...
Albert Blattel (04/01/05)
Albert Windel Blattel, 79, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 8, 1925, in Ancell, Mo., son of Leo S. and Anna C. Schoen Blattel. Albert graduated from Fornfelt High School in 1943, and received a business administration degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 1949. He was an accountant with Bucher and Associates in Sikeston, Mo., many years...
George Wallis (04/01/05)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- George Thomas Wallis Jr., 83, of Poplar Bluff, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at his home in Poplar Bluff. He was born on July 19, 1921, at Keener Springs, Mo., son of the late George and Bertha Mae Gunn Wallis. He and Emma Reed were married Aug. 24, 1941, in St. Louis, and she survives of the home...
Mildred Foeste (04/01/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mildred Winifred Foeste, 83, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 23, 1921, in Granite Falls, Wash., daughter of Arthur W. and Fida Marie Wood Howarth. She and James A. "Buck" Foeste were married Nov. 29, 1947. He died Jan. 10, 1992...