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Obituaries from July 2005

Joseph Bellis (07/31/05)
Joseph Lynn Bellis, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 29, 2005, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Joseph Devenyns (07/31/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. --Joseph C. Devenyns, 108, of Perryville died Friday, July 29, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born March 26, 1897, in Perry County, son of John and Leonie Martens Devenyns. He and Anna Steinbecker were married Aug. 1, 1922. She died June 22, 1983...
David Sander (07/31/05)
David G. Sander, 79, of Jackson, and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, July 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Norma Thieret (07/31/05)
Norma Jean Thieret, 56, of Rolla, Mo., and formerly of Scott City, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at Rolla Manor Care Center in Rolla. She was born July 4, 1949, at Chester, Ill., daughter of Lloyd and Geraldine Van Dyne Thieret. She was a housekeeper and a member of Cape First Church...
Velma Jones (07/31/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. --Velma "Vi" Jones, 89, of Chaffee died Friday, July 29, 2005, at her niece's residence in Chaffee. She was born Nov. 22, 1915, at Brewer, daughter of Joseph L. and Bertha Propst McGraw. She and Woodrow Lindle Jones were married Feb. 13, 1939. He died Aug. 1, 1999...
Harry Friend Jr. (07/31/05)
Harry D. Friend Jr., 92, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John Aldridge (07/31/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- John Dale "J.D." Aldridge, 77, of Cobden died Friday, July 29, 2005, at his home. He was born May 19, 1928, at Cobden, son of John P. and Zelma Ica "Boss" Lasley Aldridge. He and Elizabeth Anne Browning were married June 22, 1952, in Alto Pass, Ill...
Glenda Rogers (07/30/05)
Glenda Rogers, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1921, daughter of Albert and Nora Low Greer. Rogers worked at Lowenbaum Dress Factory many years, and in the data entry department at Southeast Missouri State University for 10 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Earl Johnson (07/30/05)
CANALOU, Mo. -- Earl Edward Johnson, 89, of Canalou died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews, Mo. He was born Sept. 6, 1915, in Scottsville, Ark., son of Albert S. and Myrtle Iva Harmon Johnson. He and Inez Edwards were married Aug. 21, 1943, in Russellville, Ark. She died Oct. 20, 1998...
William Davis (07/30/05)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- William Howard Davis, 89, of McClure died Friday, July 29, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 23, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jeff and Nora Seabaugh Davis. He and Gladys Davis were married Jan. 1, 1940, in St. Louis...
Laymon Allgood (07/30/05)
Laymon A. Allgood, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 19, 1917, near Sank, Mo., son of Joseph and Mae Eaker Allgood. He and Helen Henraetta Eaker were married June 29, 1940, near Sank. She died Oct. 25, 2004...
Clarence Rogers (07/30/05)
Clarence Rodger Rogers, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at his home. He was born July 1, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He and Martha Mahy were married Jan. 26, 1968, in Cape Girardeau. Rogers was a graduate of Central High School. He received a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and a bachelor of science degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University...
Luetta Henson (07/29/05)
Luetta R. Henson, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 10, 1934, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Roy and Berniece Jenkins Hahn. Henson grew up in Millersville, moving to Cape Girardeau in 1951. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church...
Harold Dillow (07/29/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Harold E. Dillow, 89, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 31, 1915, in Springville, Ill., son of Rollie A. and Gertrude Hunter Dillow. He and Violet M. Fink were married on Sept. 12, 1936, in Buncomb, Ill...
Winfred Moyers (07/29/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Winfred Junior Moyers, 79, of Glenallen died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1926, at Hiram, Mo., son of K.W. and Dorothy Drum Moyers. He and Eunice Nixon were married Oct. 23, 1955. She died Nov. 28, 2004...
Glenda, Clarence Rogers (07/29/05)
Glenda Rogers and her son, Clarence "Roger" Rogers, were found dead Wednesday, July 27, 2005 in their Cape Girardeau home. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Billie Harris (07/28/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Billie Sims Harris, 68, of Advance passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 4, 1937, in Advance, daughter of Nathan and Dortha Johnson Sims. She and David Harris were married Aug. 2, 1958, in Advance...
Dennis Scheel (07/28/05)
Dennis Orville Scheel, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 21, 1939, in Wolsey, S.D., son of Orville August and Hazel Christina Bonnes Scheel. He and Patricia L. Anderson were married May 29, 1970, in Sioux Falls, S.D...
Mary Yarbrough (07/28/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Margaret Story Yarbrough, 25, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born June 17, 1980, in Sikeston, daughter of Ernest E. "Pete" and Sara Margaret Sutherland Story. She and William Harold "Will" Yarbrough II were married May 17, 2003...
Dorothy Taylor (07/28/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Dorothy Maye Taylor, 78, of Mounds died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 2, 1927, in Yoakum, Texas, daughter of Hugo and Creola Yawn Schwabe. Taylor was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mound City, Ill...
Audie Moyers (07/28/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Audie R. Moyers, 89, of Patton died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at Eldercare of Marble Hill, Mo. He was born Sept. 9, 1915, near Marquand, Mo., son of the Rev. Ira and Lauretta Farmer Moyers. He and Maimie Presnell were married July 13, 1940...
Weldon Hennemann (07/28/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Weldon A. Hennemann, 73, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. He was born Feb. 25, 1932, in Perryville, son of August and Corine Schott Hennemann. He and Velda Welland were married Nov. 22, 1955...
Mildred Schwettman (07/28/05)
Mildred Trucks Schwettman, 94, of Hollister, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at Point Lookout Health Care in Hollister. She was born May 18, 1911, in St. Louis, daughter of William and Bessie Granaman. She first married Clyde Trucks March 16, 1929. He died Jan. 22, 1967. She then married Guy E. "Red" Schwettman Oct. 17, 1970. He died April 9, 1985...
Robert Ralls (07/28/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Lee Ralls, 82, of Anna died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born May 29, 1923, in Marion, Ill., son of Martin V. and Emma George Ralls. He and Vertus Irene Goleaner were married Dec. 22, 1940, in Jackson. She died Sept. 12, 2001...
Emma George (07/27/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Emma Catherine George, 94, of Anna died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Nov. 12, 1910, in Union County, daughter of Grant and Lucille Henderson Cochran. George attended Anna Church of the Nazarene...
Lee Evans (07/27/05)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Lee Ottis Evans, 53, of Portageville was pronounced dead on arrival Friday, July 22, 2005, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. He was born Sept. 30, 1951, at Marston, Mo., son of Prentiss Adams and Julia Evans. Evans attended St. Louis public schools. He was a construction worker...
Lorene James (07/27/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Lorene Bernice Elizabeth James, 79, of Anaheim, Calif., died June 6, 2005, at Laguna Hills Nursing Home in Laguna Hills, Calif. She was born Oct. 30, 1925, at Glenallen, daughter of Andrew Jackson and Susan Ida Sawyers Mouser. She and Jesse H. James Jr. were married Dec. 18, 1945. He died July 29, 2004...
Dan Russell (07/27/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James Daniel "Dan" Russell, 51, of Sikeston died Monday, July 25, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1953, in Sikeston, son of Clifford Daniel and Vivian Parish Russell. Russell was a 1971 graduate of Sikeston High School. He worked at Noranda Aluminum from 1977 to 1998, and formerly coached T-ball and Little League baseball. He had been a newspaper carrier for the Standard Democrat since 1982...
Madine Atchison (07/27/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Madine G. Atchison, 73, of Glenallen died Monday, July 25, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 29, 1931, at Bessville, Mo., daughter of Barney and Mae Devenport Welker. Survivors include a son, Ray Atchison of Glenallen; three daughters, Glenda Camp and Anita Atchison of Glenallen, Ruth Atchison of Marble Hill, Mo.; a brother, Virgil Welker of Marble Hill; two sisters, Adell Garland and Iva Padgett of Marble Hill; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Virginia Seckel (07/27/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Virginia Seckel, 86, of Perryville died Monday, July 25, 2005, at her home. She was born March 18, 1919, in Okolona, Ark., daughter of Ruben R. and Bertie Lee Harris Shackelford. She and Raymond R. Seckel were married July 9, 1960...
Dennis Scheel (07/27/05)
Dennis O. Scheel, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Monsignor Joseph Gosche (07/27/05)
Monsignor Joseph E. Gosche, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 15, 1923, at Oran, Mo., son of George John and Amanda Helen Schwartz Gosche. Monsignor Gosche served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1946 and was a veteran of World War II. He received the Victory Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and two overseas bars...
Dorothy Williams (07/27/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy Williams, 84, of Mayflower, Ark., died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Heritage Living Center in Conway, Ark. She was born March 14, 1921, at Senath, Mo., daughter of the Rev. Bennie and Hettie Jones. She and Adrian "Red" Williams were married Nov. 8, 1936. He died April 9, 1981...
Mildred Schwettman (07/27/05)
Mildred Schwettman, 94, formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at Point Lookout Health Care in Hollister, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Bobby Thomas (07/27/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bobby Joe Thomas, 76, formerly of Sikeston, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo. He was born Jan. 3, 1929, at Kingsland, Ark., son of Jesse Hugh Thomas and Grace Hanshew Thomas Rhodes. Thomas worked as a service station attendant for 76 Truck Stop in Matthews, Mo...
Martha Bryant (07/26/05)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Martha Fay Duke Bryant, 92, of Morehouse died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 21, 1913, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of Jim and Mabel Hopper. She first married Troy Duke Sept. 14, 1937. He died Dec. 3, 1983. She later married Dade Bryant, who also preceded her in death...
Cosimo Genovese (07/26/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cosimo F. Genovese, 77, of Perryville died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Aug. 13, 1927, in Rochester, N.Y., son of Joseph and Ruth E. Flescher Genovese. He and Lorraine H. Plachta were married Oct. 18, 1947, in Rochester...
Janet Trickey (07/26/05)
A memorial service for Janet Joann Trickey of Cape Giradeau will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Church of God Fellowship. The Rev. Tom Morris will officiate. Trickey, 54, died Friday, July 15, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Floy Sample (07/26/05)
Floy A. Sample, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 11, 1918, in Osceola, Ark., daughter of Rufus and Floy Jones Ramsey. She and N. Raymond Sample were married March 10, 1955. Mrs. Sample had been manager at Lambert's Fabrics. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Bernice Seyer (07/26/05)
Bernice A. Dickman Seyer, 88, of St. Louis died Sunday, July 24, 2005. She married Clarence H. Seyer, who preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Damon Seyer of St. Louis, Dennis Seyer of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Deborah Kozuszek of St. Louis; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Rita Koechner (07/26/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Rita Regina Koechner, 80, of Advance died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born March 17, 1925, in Advance, daughter of Frank and Mary Weber Kenkel. She and Joe Koechner were married in 1953. He died May 20, 1963...
David Adams (07/26/05)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- David Lee Adams, 49, of McClure died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 8, 1955, in St. Louis, son of General A. and Blanche Svitak Adams. Adams was a graduate of Rankin Technical Institute of Technology. He was a cylinder technician at Nordenia USA Inc. in Jackson. He was a member of Caseyville Baptist Church in Caseyville, Ill., and the American Legion Post at McClure...
Virginia Myers (07/26/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Virginia "Sissie" Myers, 52, of Marble Hill died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 13, 1952, in Peoria, Ill., daughter of Clarence and Alma Rommel. She and Clyde "Scott" Payne were married Jan. 7, 1972. He died in 1995. She and Roger Myers were married May 15, 1999...
Sue Scott (07/26/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Janice Sue Scott, 60, of Sikeston died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 1, 1944, in St. Louis, daughter of Claude W. and Dorothy Abbott Adams. She and Edward "Scotty" Scott were married July 8, 1967, at Dexter, Mo...
Cleo Sauerbrunn (07/26/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Cleo Sauerbrunn, 85, of Anna died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at Union County Hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Balcomb, Ill., son of George and Alma S. Theiss Sauerbrunn. He and Genna Worel were married Feb. 1, 1940, in Jackson. She died May 2, 2000...
Dorothy Williams (07/26/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy Williams, 84, of Mayflower, Ark., formerly of Anna, died Monday, July 25, 2005, in Mayflower. Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Ware United Pentecostal Church, with burial in the Anna cemetery...
Viola Drum (07/25/05)
Viola S. Drum, 86, of Millersville died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 8, 1918, in Millersville, daughter of Omar and Reva Yates Stearns. She and Wilson Drum were married Oct. 26, 1935. He died Feb. 20, 1995...
Gettie Chiles (07/25/05)
Minor, Mo. -- Gettie Louise Chiles, 60, of Minor died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Transition Care in Minor. She was born Oct. 4, 1944, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of the late Curtis and Martha Aldina Treece Chiles. Chiles was a past member of Cape First Church...
Howard Teeters (07/24/05)
Howard Glen Teeters, resident of Graham Creek Estates, Foley, Ala., died Thursday morning, July 22, 2005. Teeters received a bachelor's degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University, a master's in school administration from George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Tenn.; Rank I in school counseling from the University of Colorado-Boulder...
Alexis Hartsock (07/24/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Alexis Jean Hartsock, 1 month, of Cobden died Friday, July 22, 2005, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She was born June 18, 2005, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, daughter of Eugene I. and Melinda K. Basler Hartsock. Survivors include her parents; two sisters, Allison and Ashley Hartsock; grandfather and stepgrandmother Larry and Carleen Basler of Anna, Ill.; grandmother Monta Derossett of Creal Springs, Ill.; grandparents Danny and Karen Hartsock of Cobden; and great-grandmothers Dorthy Hartsock of Cobden and Peggy Hicstand of Paducah, Ky.. ...
Virgie Shackles (07/23/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Veronica Cecelia "Virgie" Shackles, 94, of Chaffee died Friday, July 22, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 17, 1911, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of George Washington and Catherine Mary Scheffer Griffin. She and John Albert Shackles were married Jan. 19, 1932. He died Dec. 17, 1994...
Tialisa Evans (07/23/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Tialisa Lynn Evans, 21, of East Prairie died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 30, 1983, in DeQueen, Ark., daughter of Timothy Shelquist and Brenda Funderburk. She and James Michael Evans Jr. were married April 9, 2005...
Wilma Ringer (07/23/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Wilma Ringer, daughter of the late Fred Long and Myrta Mollohan Long, was born Sept. 11, 1923, at Hardin, Ill., and departed this life in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter, Friday, July 22, 2005, at the age of 81 years. Mrs. Ringer was a housewife, graduated from Des Arc, Mo., High School and went on to attend Southeast Missouri State University...
Dorothy Hogan (07/23/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Dorothy Jean Hogan, 70, of Glenallen died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 20, 1935, in Camden, Ark., daughter of August Andrew and Ruby Katherine Orear Betsch. She and Claude Franklin Hogan were married March 15, 1952. He died Aug. 27, 1996...
Sue Atteberry (07/22/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mary Sue Atteberry, 94, of Charleston died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Feb. 14, 1911, in McCool, Miss., daughter of Walter Phillip and Hattie Wade Atteberry. Atteberry was a secretary in the family business, Atteberry Dairy, a number of years, and later worked at Winchester Chevrolet until retiring in 1983. ...
Evelyn Amos (07/22/05)
Evelyn May Amos, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 12, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Barney and Mattie Wickersham Klasing. She and William Edward Amos were married Jan. 31, 1944, in Arkansas. He died Sept. 1, 1994...
Joseph Goodall (07/22/05)
WYATT, Mo. -- Joseph Bailey "Joe" Goodall, 89, of Wyatt died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at the home of a daughter in Vina, Ala. He was born April 24, 1916, in Marion, Ill., son of Charlie Richard and Lue Etta Fowler Goodall. He and Nellie Janette Corbett were married Feb. 14, 1940. She died July 31, 1991...
Gary Beggs (07/22/05)
Gary Douglas Beggs, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at Heartland Care and Rehab. He was born June 29, 1939, at Oran, Mo., son of W.A. and Virginia Lee Dunn Beggs. He and Kathryn "Ann" Ferrell were married Feb. 25, 1958, in Cape Girardeau...
Russell Bell (07/22/05)
C. Russell Bell, 88, of Cape Girardeau departed this earth to enter his heavenly home Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, surrounded by all of his loving family. He was born Aug. 23, 1916, at Chaffee, Mo., son of William Franklin and Nora Florence Redfern Bell. He and Vanita H. Logel were married Sept. 26, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 11, 1995...
Dennis Staggs (07/21/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dennis W. Staggs, 46, of Perryville died Monday, July 18, 2005, at his home. He was born March 15, 1959, in St. Louis, son of Henry D. and Esther Hamblin Staggs. Staggs was a landscaper. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors in-clude two daughters, Linda and Michelle Presnell of St. Louis; his mother, Esther Thompson of Perryville; a sister, Linda Hall of Sedgewickville, Mo.; two brothers, John Staggs of Perryville and David Staggs of Vancouver, Wash...
Cornelia Shuford (07/21/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cornelia "Connie" Shuford, 95, of Chaffee died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1909, in Obion, Tenn., daughter of Matty T. and Bertha Lippard McCoy. She and William L. Shuford were married Aug. 10, 1943. He died June 12, 1982...
Eugene Green (07/21/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eugene Green, 77, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 15, 1928, in Caruthers-ville, Mo., son of Daniel Sidney "Sid" and Rosie Lee Naile Green. He and Katherine Graham were married July 22, 1954, at Lilbourn, Mo...
Paul Jackson (07/21/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Paul D. Jackson, 87, of Anna died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 18, 1918, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Marcellus and Shalottie Adams Jackson. Jackson was a retired truck driver and taxi driver. He was a member of Ware United Pentecostal Church and the Teamsters...
Eva Goddard (07/21/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Eva Mae Goddard, 90, of Anna died Monday, July 18, 2005, at Union County Hospital. She was born March 23, 1915, in Murphysboro, Ill., daughter of Curt and Alice Roberts Burns. She and Clyde Goddard were married April 12, 1936, in Anna. He died Oct. 15, 1991...
Dr. James Fairchild (07/21/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dr. James F. Fairchild, 78, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at his home. He was born April 25, 1927, in Nashville, Ark., son of James and Rubye Anne Nowell Fairchild. He and Anna Margaret Graff were married Dec. 25, 1951. She died Oct. 28, 1992...
Lee McClellon (07/21/05)
Lee Frank "L.F." McClellon, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 19, 1936, at Miner, Mo., son of Lee Frank and Eloise Warfield McClellon. He and Ethel Egson were married May 25, 1995. McClellon lived in Chicago 15 years, returning to Missouri in 1971. He was employed with Warfield Construction Co. of Cape Girardeau. He was a deacon at Greater Dimension Ministries...
Martin Grayson (07/21/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Martin Wayne Grayson, 41, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at his home. He was born March 12, 1964, in St. Louis, son of Leonard and Dortha Marie Peters Grayson. Grayson was a chef for Danny's Place and Sikeston Country Club...
Lou Maevers (07/21/05)
Lou Maevers, 88, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 20, 1916, at Millersville, daughter of Burney O. and Avis Limbaugh Seabaugh. She and Hubert Welker were married in 1936. He died in 1971. She later married Norman Maevers in 1974, who died in 1995...
Connie Shuford (07/20/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Connie Shuford, 95, of Chaffee died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of funeral arrangements.
Oressie Levy (07/20/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Oressie Mae Levy, 80, of Mounds died Friday, July 15, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Mounds, daughter of Marion Parm and Mamie Lowe. She and Sam Levy were married March 1, 1950, and he preceded her in death...
Hazel Flynn (07/20/05)
Hazel Flynn, 95, of Newton, Ill., died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at the home of a daughter-in-law at Oriole. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Garry Masters (07/20/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Garry Wayne Masters, 58, of Marble Hill died Monday, July 18, 2005, at Eldercare in Marble Hill. He was born Nov. 18, 1946, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Floyd and Reba Cooper Masters. Masters was a carpenter several years. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He received a Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal, Air Medal with oak leaf cluster, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Sharpshooters Badge and National Defense Service Medal...
Walter Hedrick (07/20/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Walter N. Hedrick, 89, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Monday, July 18, 2005, at his home. He was born May 13, 1916, in Davis, W.Va., son of Rose Belle and Samuel L. Hedrick. He and Lois Williams were married Oct. 10, 1942. She died Oct. 7, 2003...
Ronald Fear (07/20/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ronald Gene Fear, 56, of Anna died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at his home. He was born May 10, 1949, in Anna, son of Luther O. and Helen Pitts Fear. Fear had been an ironworker, worked at Anna Quarry, sold real estate and retired from Choate Mental Health Center. He was a member of First Christian Church...
William Cord (07/20/05)
William O. Cord, 84, of Rohnert Park, Calif., died Saturday, July 16, 2005, in Santa Rosa, Calif. He was born and raised in St. Louis. Cord received a Ph.D. at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He moved to Sonoma County in 1963, and was dean of humanities and a professor of Spanish at Sonoma State University 40 years...
Ronald Fear (07/19/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ronald Gene Fear, 56, of Anna died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at his home. Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Walter Lufcy (07/19/05)
Walter H. Lufcy, 83, of Lakeland, Tenn., died Monday, July 18, 2005. Lufcy was retired from Hart's Bakery. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include five sons, Ronnie Lufcy of Lakeland, Larry Lufcy of Bolton, Tenn., Mitch and Gregory Harrison of Memphis, Tenn., Jacky Gray of Scott City; two daughters, Nancy Robinson of Hornlake, Miss., Jackie Moore of Memphis; a brother, Willie Lufcy of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren...
Bernadine Chartrau (07/19/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bernadine Chartrau, 77, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 10, 1928, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of Chester and Matilda Pace Myers. She and Harold "Pete" Chartrau were married Aug. 10, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 1991...
Evelyn Rodgers (07/19/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Evelyn Georgia "Polly" Rodgers, 82, of Sikeston died Friday, July 15, 2005, at her home. She was born May 26, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jacob and Virginia Kirby Laub. She and Kenneth Franklin Rodgers were married Dec. 24, 1944, in Benton, Mo. He died Nov. 15, 1967...
Rosemary Soehlig (07/19/05)
Rosemary Soehlig, 81, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, in a Jacksonville hospital. She was born April 25, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edwin and Vesta Schlegel. She and Floyd Soehlig were married April 4, 1942. Soehlig was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church...
Jack Rickard Sr. (07/19/05)
Marion Jack Rickard Sr., 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 18, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born June 12, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas and Ada Ruth Bratton Rickard. He and Ben Emerson were married Nov. 28, 1953, in Scott City...
Louise Matlock (07/18/05)
Thebes, Ill. -- Louise B. Benefield Matlock, 83, of Thebes died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 17, 1921, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Clarence and Bertha J. Phillips Benefield. She and John Henry Matlock were married Sept. 13, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 31, 1992...
Kenneth Overbey (07/18/05)
Advance, Mo. -- Kenneth Rex Overbey, 78, of Advance, passed away July 16, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 16, 1926, in Stoddard County, Mo., son of the late Robert and Mattie Strainey Overbey. Overbey was a retired farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II...
Clodine Trail (07/18/05)
Sikeston, Mo. -- Clodine Trail, 82, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 29, 1923, in Wardell, Mo., daughter of John and Betty Lomax Mathis. Trail was a charter member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Charles Johnson (07/17/05)
Charles E. Johnson, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 23, 1918, at Blodgett, Mo., son of George and Gertrude Peel Johnson. Johnson had been a truck driver with ABF, Kimbel Freight Lines, and Delta Motor Lines. He was a member of Teamsters Local 574, VFW Post 3838, Elks Lodge 639 and Eagles Aerie 3775...
Bill Snell (07/17/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- William "Bill" Snell, 75, of Jonesboro died Friday, July 15, 2005 at his daughter's home in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 6, 1929, in Wetaug, Ill., son of James and Grace Keller Snell. He was a retired first mate on the river, worked in construction for many years and was a retired farmer...
Ginny Miget (07/17/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Virginia "Ginny" Miget, 77, of Perryville died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 26, 1928, in Perry County, daughter of Alvin and Frieda Schuessler Magwitz. She and Charles F. Miget were marrried May 5, 1951; he died Oct. 26, 1996...
Bud Mueller (07/17/05)
FESTUS, Mo. -- Marvin George "Bud" Mueller, 70, of Festus died Saturday, July 16, 2005. Mueller was born June 23, 1935 in Altenburg, Mo. He worked in highway maintenance for the Missouri Department of Transportation. He was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church of Bourbon, Mo., Elks Lodge 1721 and the Mississippi River Eagles 434...
Janet Trickey (07/17/05)
Janet Joann Trickey, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 15, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 11, 1950, in St. Louis, daughter of Joseph E. and Thelma M. Bailey McCarter. She was employed as a salesclerk by Frank Stinnett Produce from 1983 to 2001...
Anna Rhodes (07/17/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Anna Ellen Rhodes, 98, of Anna died at noon Friday, July 15, 2005, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. She was born Dec. 24, 1906, daughter of William Thomas and Fannie Simpson Rhodes. She attended Tunnel Hill School and earned a teacher's certificate from Southern Illinois Normal University in 1928. In 1955, she earned a bachelor's degree in education from the College of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif...
Betty Ramsey (07/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Betty Jean Ramsey, 72, of Wappapello, Mo., died Friday, July 15, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 6, 1932, in Sikeston, daughter of Roy Earl and Clara Belle Gaddis Owens. She and Gene Ramsey were married Oct. 9, 1948, in Piggott, Ark...
Janet Trickey (07/16/05)
Janet Joann Trickey, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 15, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Johnson (07/16/05)
Charles E. Johnson, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Kingston Wipfler (07/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kingston Zacharia Wipfler, 1 1/2 months, of Sikeston died Thursday, July 14, 2005, at his home. He was born May 30, 2005, in Sikeston, son of Bobbi Jo Wipfler and Keith Nelson Estes. Survivors include his mother of Sikeston; his father of Scott City; three brothers, Kolton and Austin Estes of Scott City, Dylan Estes of Fruitland; a half brother, Ryan Driskell of Cape Girardeau; a half sister, Kristin Estes of Fruitland; maternal grandfather, Herman Wipfler of Illinois; and paternal grandparents, Carl and Debra Estes of Scott City.. ...
Joanna Lee (07/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joanna Lee, 78, of Sikeston died Friday, July 15, 2005, at the home of a daughter in Scott City. She was born Sept. 30, 1926, in Houston, Ark., daughter of Roy J. and Myrtle Lott Herndon. She and Meredith Lee were married Sept. 3, 1955, in Perryville. He died March 8, 2002...
Jerry Schwettman (07/16/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jerry L. Schwettman, 68, of Perryville died Thursday, July 14, 2005, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 27, 1936, in Cape Girar-deau. He and Barbara Rollet were married July 26, 1986, in Las Vegas, Nev. Schwettman was retired from Procter & Gamble, and had been a teacher in Tamms, Ill. He was owner of Tuff Times Gun and Pawn Shop. He was a member of American Legion Post 133...
Mary Bollinger (07/16/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mary Jane Bollinger, 82, of Benton died Thursday, July 14, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 26, 1922, at Benton, daughter of Levi and Ertie Cannon Brock. She and Orland J. Bollinger were married Aug. 31, 1941, at Benton...
Robert Marshall (07/16/05)
MARION, Ill. -- Robert William "Bob" Marshall, 53, of Marion died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at his home. He was born May 8, 1952, in Oakland, Calif., son of Charles Robert and Jean Porter Marshall. He and Necie Cooper were married July 23, 1980, in New Madrid, Mo...
Albert Martin (07/16/05)
Albert M. Martin, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 15, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 22, 1922, in St. Louis, son of August Frank and Elizabeth Amanda Godefroid Martin. He and Wanda Imogene Brase were married Oct. 17, 1942, in Perryville, Mo...
Elmer Richardet (07/15/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elmer S. Richardet, 80, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Perry County, Mo., son of John and Elsie Zahner Richardet. He and Leona Schumer were married Sept. 28, 1946, at St. Mary's Seminary...
Eddie Walton (07/15/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eddie Walton, 82, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1922, in Sardis, Miss., son of Ben and Elgenie Walton. He and Willie Etta Pipkins were married Nov. 21, 1942. She died Dec. 11, 2000. Walton worked at Malone and Hyde more than 25 years. He also served as mayor of Haywood City, Mo. He helped build and was an usher at Bowman Street Church. He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ...
Wilson Denton (07/15/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilson Lee Denton, 77, of Libby, Mont., formerly of Perryville, died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at Libby Care Center. He was born March 16, 1928, in Essex, Mo., son of James and Elizabeth Sweet Denton. He and Ioma Horn were married Nov. 23, 1946...
Larry Oliver (07/15/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Larry N. Oliver, 67, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born April 16, 1938, in East Prairie, Mo., son of E.N. "Fats" and Colene Calhoun Oliver. After graduating from East Prairie High School, he moved with his family to California. He attended college in California. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1959, serving two years in active duty and four years in the Army Reserves...
Farrell Bost (07/15/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Farrell Bost, 84, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Hunter Acres Caring Center. He was born Feb. 12, 1921, in Cleveland, Ark., son of J.J. Bost and Pearline Summers Bost. He and Geneva Halbrook were married Aug. 14, 1945, in Cleveland...
Helen Coleman (07/15/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen Anne Coleman, 86, of Anna died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at her home. She was born March 6, 1919, daughter of Jerry and Anna Novak. She and William Coleman were married on May 23, 1942, in Chicago. He died in 1997. Coleman lived in Kankakee, Ill., before moving to Anna and living there for 10 years. Coleman worked at South Chicago Savings Bank and as a real estate agent, a nurse's aide at Manteno State Hospital and a bookkeeper at Pope Brace Co...
Sylvia Teets (07/15/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Sylvia Marie Cox Teets, 93, of St. Louis, formerly of Advance, departed this life Wednesday, July 13, 2005, in St. Louis. She was born June 10, 1912, at Ardeola, Mo., daughter of Ira and Sallie Dalton Cox. Sylvia and Bryon Teets were united in marriage April 1, 1939, at Benton, Mo. He preceded her in death June 27, 1998...
Alice Patterson (07/14/05)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Alice Louise Patterson, 78, of New Madrid died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at her home. She was born March 25, 1927, at Charleston, Mo., daughter of Willard Thomas and Effie Mae Mansfield Hockersmith. She and Raymond Patterson were married Oct. 5, 1944, in New Madrid...
Milford Sturgeon (07/14/05)
ZALMA, Mo.-- Milford Isaac Sturgeon, 92, of Zalma died Friday, July 8, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo. He was born April 10, 1913, at Zalma, son of Gilbert Henry and Rozina Gaines Sturgeon. He and Sharon Pape were married Sept. 14, 1973...
Gene Haynes (07/14/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gene R. "Doc" Haynes, 70, of Anna died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 3, 1935, at Lowndes, Mo., son of Ulus and Maude Shetley Haynes. He and Bonnie J. Martin were married July 21, 1956, in Corinth, Miss...
Robert Hutson (07/13/05)
Robert O. "Bob" Hutson, 78, of Jackson passed away Monday, July 11, 2005, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. Hospitalized since March 27, he had been at St. Mary's Health Center only a week. He was born July 16, 1926, near Burfordville, son of Odney and Iva Caroline Craig Hutson. He served in the U.S. Army 7th Infantry, and was honorably discharged Nov. 27, 1946. He and Virginia Slinkard were married April 27, 1949, in Mountain Home, Ark...
Eddie Walton (07/13/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eddie Walton, 82, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill.
James Chamness (07/13/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- James L. Chamness, 76, of Cobden died Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born March 9, 1929, in Cobden, son of Raymond and Elva Haley Chamness. He and Janie L. Nance were married June 9, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She died April 28, 2002...
Dale Pixley (07/13/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Dale Pixley, 65, of Dexter died Monday, July 11, 2005, at his residence. He was born Aug. 19, 1939, in Dexter, son of Bernard and Mary Beckham Pixley. Pixley worked in auto body repair most of his life and was a former member of the National Guard and a lifelong resident of Dexter...
Charlie Wade (07/13/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charlie Thomas Wade, 68, of Texarkana, Texas, died Sunday, July 10, 2005, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. He was born Jan. 1, 1937, in Luxora, Ark., son of Rice William and Anna Lucille Reynolds Wade. Wade was a self-employed farmer...
Carrie Smith (07/13/05)
Carrie E. Smith, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 28, 1953, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of H. Wayne and Wilma Tucker Mangus. She and Michael E. Smith were married July 23, 1979, in Denver, Colo...
Carrie Smith (07/12/05)
Carrie E. Smith, 52, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, July 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Robert Hutson (07/12/05)
Robert "Bob" Hutson, 78, of Jackson died Monday, July 11, 2005, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Peters (07/12/05)
BENTON, Ill. -- Charles Edwin Peters, 69, of Benton, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, July 10, 2005, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill. He was born Jan. 13, 1936, in Balcom, Ill., son of Henry T. and Laura Rudert Peters. He and Sue Ann Jobe were married Sept. 22, 1960, in Stryker, Ohio...
Nancy Gillette (07/12/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nancy L. Gillette, 64, of Perryville died Friday, July 8, 2005, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born June 14, 1941, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of Oran Harold and Virginia Mae Brown. She married Donald E. Gillette...
Joseph Hohler Jr. (07/12/05)
Joseph L. Hohler Jr., 53, of South Boardman, Mich., passed away suddenly Saturday, July 9, 2005, in a motorcycle accident. Born Sept. 21, 1951, in Kalamazoo, Mich., he was the son of Joseph and Dorothy Lindner Hohler Sr. Joseph graduated from Hackett Catholic Central High School in 1969. He continued his education and graduated from Kalamazoo Valley College and Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Mich...
Connie Morton (07/12/05)
Connie Jo Doty Morton, 50, of Riverside, Calif., went home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, friends and pets. She was born May 27, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, the only child of Bill and Bette Doty. She moved to Riverside in 1967 and graduated from Rubidoux High School in 1974, and the RCC nursing program in 1990...
Dennis Everett (07/11/05)
WYATT, Mo. -- Dennis Ray Everett, 41, of Wyatt, died Friday, July 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 24, 1963, in St. Louis, son of Leroy Everett and Leta Mae White Scott Bailey. Everett lived most of his life in Mississippi County and was a truck driver...
Eddie Brown (07/11/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eddie Lee Brown, 75, of Cairo died Friday, July 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, with Knights of Columbus Rites at 7 p.m. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo, with the Rev. Jerome Fortenberry officiating...
Robert Hablin (07/11/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert L. Hablin, 89, of Anna died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at Union County Hospital. He was born March 22, 1916, in Murphysboro, son of Lee and Hazel Hinman Halbin. He and Jean Vaughn were married. Halbin worked at CIPS as a line foreman for many years. He was a member of First Christian Church in Anna. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II...
Hubert Gilliland (07/11/05)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Hubert Gilliland, 79, of Puxico passed away July 9, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 16, 1926, in Gipsy, Mo., son of the late Jasper Newton and Flora Jane Stilts Gilliland. He and Jean Shrum were united in marriage Nov. 23, 1951...
Silas Otten (07/10/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Silas "Si" Otten, 73, of Anna died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at home. He was born Aug. 31, 1931, in Randolph County, Ill., son of Henry C. and Louise Huch Otten. He and Evelyn Boyd were married Aug. 30, 1952, at Salem, Ill. Otten retired from the Anna Quarry after working as a supervisor. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War...
Harry Peeler (07/10/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harry Peeler, 91, of Anna, formerly of Villa Grove, Ill., died Friday, July 8, 2005, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born April 9, 1914, in Arcola, Ill., son of Harvey and Dora Halk Peeler. He and Ina Vay Peeler were married for over 37 years...
Beatrice Young (07/10/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Beatrice Young, 88, of Cairo, formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born Nov. 12, 1916, in Tunica, Miss., daughter of Tobe and Emma Kimble. She and Sullivan Young were married in April 1930...
Frank Handley Sr. (07/10/05)
Frank Cyrell Handley Sr., 80, of Scott City died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 15, 1924, at Blytheville, Ark., son of Nora Georgia Rose. He and Jennie Earline Yoakum were married Oct. 17, 1942, at Blytheville...
James Coker (07/10/05)
James Monroe Coker, 75, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 20, 1929, in Seminole, Okla., son of Roy M. and Aline Elliott Coker. He and Ruth Graves were married Aug. 30, 1953, in St. Charles, Mo...
Norma Plemons (07/09/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Norma J. Plemons, 75, of Tamms died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 26, 1930, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Herman and Sylvia Greenley Tucker. She and Chester Plemons were married Dec. 23, 1976. He died Jan. 18, 1994...
Gladys Stewart (07/09/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gladys Beatrice Stewart, 94, of Sikeston died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 4, 1911, in Sikeston, daughter of William "Bill" and Edith Mae Cora Swinney. She and Hugh David Stewart were married Sept. 4, 1932. He died in July 1969...
Robert Skaggs (07/09/05)
WICKLIFFE, Ky. -- Robert "Bob" Skaggs, 73, of Wickliffe died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. He was born in Cairo, Ill., son of Ray and Robbie E. Skaggs. Skaggs worked in the marine industry more than 55 years. He was a deckhand on a towboat and then became vice president of Cairo Marine Service. He established his own company in 1981, and was active with Skaggs Marine Service until his death...
Willa Haman (07/09/05)
Willa L. "Toots" Haman, 80, of Lake Hamilton, Fla., died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1924, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of R.W. and Ersa Irene Nichols. She was a graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau and operated a cleaning business in the area for more than 25 years. She moved to Florida six years ago...
Larry Reeves (07/09/05)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Larry Leon Reeves, 64, of Pulaski died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at John Cochran Veterans Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 25, 1941, at Mounds, Ill., son of Carl Franklin and Muriel Janet "Mermie" Palmer Reeves. Mr. Reeves was a PBX truck driver 25 years. He was a member of Pulaski Christian Church...
Eddie Brown (07/09/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eddie Brown, 75, of Cairo died Friday, July 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Claire Quinn (07/09/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Claire H. Quinn, 81, of Perryville died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Green Park Nursing Home in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 7, 1923, in Minnesota. She and Raymond Joseph Quinn were married March 11, 1975. He died April 13, 2005. Quinn was retired from the Missouri Employment Division. She was a member of River Hills Eagles Auxiliary 4034...
Raymond Hutson (07/09/05)
Raymond Dale Hutson, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 8, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Dec. 5, 1916, at Millersville, son of Willie and Maggie Welker Hutson. He and Alpha "Pete" Surlet Plumb were married July 14, 1951, in Piggott, Ark...
Russell Penrose (07/08/05)
Russell Arthur Penrose, 83, of Jackson died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Corning, Ark., son of Arthur and Louella Peyton Penrose. He and Helen Mae Lowes were married Nov. 19, 1944. She died June 8, 2001...
Naomi Raby (07/08/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Naomi Raby, 90, of Tamms died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 29, 1914, in Union County, Ill., daughter of John Grover and Winnie Iora Groves Vancil. She and Walter W. Raby were married Oct. 17, 1936, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died Nov. 6, 2002...
Emilee Schmidt (07/08/05)
Emilee V. Schmidt, 98, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 5, 1906, at Trimble, Mo., daughter of Henry Lee and Nellie Elizabeth Wilson Spann. She and Walker Kennett Schmidt were married Aug. 8, 1940. He died Oct. 3, 1968...
Frank Mathis (07/07/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Frank Mathis, 71, of Thebes died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 1, 1933, at Thebes, son of the late Charlie and Sula Winn Mathis. He and Patricia Prater were married Oct. 9, 1962...
Al Meadows (07/07/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Al Meadows, 91, of Cairo died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Jennie Stuart Hospital in Hopkinsville, Ky. He was born March 20, 1914, at Wingo, Ky., son of the late William and Cammie Watson Meadows. He was married to Aileen Meadows...
Leola Boyer (07/07/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leola C. Tackaberry Boyer, 81, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born March 30, 1924, in Perry County, daughter of the late Harry J. Tackaberry Sr. and Hilda V. Holtermann Tackaberry. She and James L. Boyer were married on Nov. 30, 1978...
Doris Carlson (07/07/05)
Doris Mae Carlson died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illness. Mrs. Carlson was a native of Illinois, the daughter of Ernest and Martha Dahlin. She had lived in Gainesville since 1981, and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Ruth Harper (07/07/05)
Ruth E. Harper, 84, of Mount Vernon, Ill., died Monday, July 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 20, 1920, in Glendale, Ill., daughter of Charles and Florence Aly Broadway. She and Harry E. Harper were married Oct. 5, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 8, 1998...
Fama Pratt (07/07/05)
Fama Pratt, 93, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at her daughter's home in Poplar Bluff. She was born Nov. 12, 1911, in Hale Center, Texas, daughter of Edward T. and Exah Lou Flake Boyd. She and the Rev. Eugene T. Pratt were married May 13, 1935, in Crowley, Texas. During their married life, Fama faithfully supported Eugene's various ministries. He passed away April 18, 1965...
Christena Pobst (07/07/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Christena Marie Pobst, 86, of Oran died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1918, at Oran, daughter of Joseph and Mary Gosche Hahn. She and Louis M. Pobst were married April 22, 1941. He died Aug. 26, 2000...
Eula Stevenson (07/07/05)
Eula Blair Stevenson died July 4, 2005. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dr. Ralph Michael Stevenson. She was the second daughter of three, born June 27, 1905, to Clare Lyons Blair and Rylie Blair of Sparta, Illinois. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends. ...
Edward Bilek (07/07/05)
Edward Lee Bilek, 77, of Millersville passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1927, in O'Fallon, Ill., son of the late Frank S. and Ann Foy Bilek. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Frank Ronketto. He and Verna Brennecke were married Dec. 22, 1950, in Cape Girardeau...
Dell Smith (07/07/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dell Ward Smith, 95, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 18, 1909, in Glenallen, Mo., daughter of William F. and Nellie Goodson Underwood. She first married Buford C. Ward, who died April 10, 1957. She and Kline Smith were married Dec. 24, 1959. He died Jan. 27, 2001...
Mabel Webb (07/07/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mabel I. Webb, 95, formerly of Sikeston died Monday, July 4, 2005, in Spring Arbor, Mich. She was born July 8, 1909, in Sikeston, daughter of Elisah and Anna Irwin Johnson. She married John O. Webb, who preceded her in death. Survivors include nieces and nephews...
Russell Penrose (07/07/05)
Russell Penrose, 83, of Jackson died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Naomi Raby (07/07/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Naomi Raby, 90, of Tamms died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Luther House Jr. (07/07/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Luther "Jay" House Jr., 60, of Chaffee died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Sikeston, Mo. He was born June 2, 1945, at Point Pleasant, Mo., son of Luther H. and Lucille Wagoner House. Survivors include three sons, David House of Louisville, Ky., Joel House of St. Louis, Jascon House of Seattle, Wash.; four sisters, Shelby Hones of Yoakum, Texas, Carolyn Anderson of Searcy, Ark., Brenda Crowe of Longmont, Colo., Teresa House of Louisville, Colo.; and three grandchildren...
Arthur Schulte Sr. (07/07/05)
Arthur Joseph Schulte Sr., 75, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, July 4, 2005, at St. Mary's Health center. He was born Nov. 19, 1929, in Jefferson City, son of J. Henry and Leona Regina Kerperin Schulte. He and Evangeline Ruth Burridge were married Dec. 10, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo...
William Downs (07/07/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William Roy Downs, 82, of Cairo died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 3, 1923, son of William Allen and Ruth B. Dunlap Downs. He married Mary Elizabeth Neathamer. Downs retired from Illinois Central Railroad, and served with the Cairo Auxiliary Fire and Rescue Department. He was a member of Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church and VFW Post 2649...
Wanda Rudd (07/07/05)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Wanda Elaine Rudd, 48, of Portageville died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Portageville Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 23, 1956, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Herbert and Emma Boyer Jolly. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy and Brian Rudd of Caruthersville; a daughter, Wendy Partin of Portageville; three sisters, Linda Gooch and Donna Torrey of Portageville, Eva Campbell of Ste. ...
Ann Campbell (07/07/05)
J. Ann Campbell, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Carolina Medical Center-Pineville in Charlotte, N.C. She was born March 23, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of Joseph and Theresa Ann O'Brien Gartlan. She and Richard John Campbell Jr. were married Sept. 25, 1948, in Ridgefield Park, N.J...
Louise Beeson (07/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Louise E. Sturm Hafley Beeson, 90, of Perryville died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born April 25, 1915, at Mount Vernon, Ind., daughter of Francis L. and Lilly Love Crowder Sturm. She and Marvin Lee Hafley were married Dec. 24, 1931. He died on Oct. 5, 1957. She and Karl Beeson were married Oct. 26, 1996, and he died on Feb. 18, 2002...
Wanda Cook (07/06/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Wanda Jane Cook, 75, of Anna died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at City Care Center. She was born April 12, 1929, in Anna, daughter of Lee and Cora Pearce Brimm. She and Herschel Summers were married in 1928 in Anna. He died in September 1985. She later married John Cook in Anna...
Jane Smith (07/06/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jane Smith, 94, of Cairo died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Superior Care Nursing Home in Paducah, Ky. She was the daughter of Edwin and Ruth Hudson Halliday. She married James Persell Smith. Smith was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Paducah, and Magnolia Manor Patrons Club. She was a former member of Church of the Redeemer in Cairo...
Barbara Shaw (07/06/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Barbara Anita Shaw, 73, of Sikeston died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of Elmer Clinton and Ida Estelle Curtis Hensley. She and Gene T. Shaw were married Nov. 23, 1963, in St. Louis...
John Lee Jr. (07/06/05)
MORLEY, Mo. -- John Robert "J.R." Lee Jr., 93, of Morley died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Feb. 3, 1912, at Morley, son of John Robert and Tillie Deiters Lee Sr. He and Olivia Gennell Huffstutter were married Nov. 28, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
Zulema Fulkerson (07/06/05)
Zulema Fulkerson, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 4, 1922, in Conway County, Ark., daughter of Irving and Ella Bryant Harrington. She and Glenn Dallas Fulkerson were married Aug. 28, 1942, at Charleston, Mo...
Florence Howard (07/06/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Florence Lee Howard, 79, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at her home. Howard was born Aug. 6, 1925, in Huntianna, Miss., daughter of the late Rodger and Mamie Williams. She and George Howard were married in 1942. He died on Nov. 27, 1983...
Cleo Brune (07/06/05)
LIXVILLE, Mo. -- Cleo P. Brune, 77, of Lixville died Monday, July 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 1, 1927, at Friedheim, Mo., son of O.H. and Mellie Crites Brune. Brune was a farmer. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church at Friedheim, member of Lutheran Men's Club, and a church trustee...
Louise Bishop (07/06/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Louise P. Bishop, 85, formerly of Perryville, died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Cedar Pavilion Nursing Home in Cedar Hill, Mo. She was born Nov. 30, 1919, in Dixie, Ark., daughter of Luther and Pearl Davis Phillips. She and W.C. Bishop were married in October 1949. He died March 25, 1983...
Verlin Statler (07/06/05)
Verlin L. "Fat" Statler, 76, of St. Charles, Mo., died Monday, July 4, 2005, at his home. He was born April 27, 1929, at Sedgewickville, son of Adolph and Ida Statler. He married Helen Kurre. Statler was a supervisor of planning at McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, retiring after 30 years of service. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 241 AF&AM and VFW Post 4219...
Al Meadows (07/06/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Al Meadows, 91, of Cairo died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Jennie Stuart Hospital in Hopkinsville, Ky. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Edward Bilek (07/06/05)
Edward L. Bilek, 77, of Millersville died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Christena Pobst (07/06/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Christena Marie Pobst, 86, of Oran died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1918, at Oran, daughter of Joseph and Mary Gosche Hahn. She and Louis M. Pobst were married on April 22, 1941, and he died on Aug. 26, 2000...
Edward Hahn (07/06/05)
Edward "Ed" Hahn, 94, of Jackson passed away Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Lutheran Residential Care East in Cape Girardeau, where he and his wife had resided since June 3. He was born May 28, 1911, in Millersville, son of John and Lucinda Stroder Hahn. He and Lillian Brown were married July 13, 1932, in Jackson. They would have celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary this July 13...
William Mehrle (07/06/05)
William K. Mehrle, 47, of Lutz, Fla., died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at his home. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Kenneth and Bettie Mehrle of Sun City West, Ariz.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah and Darrell Kitchen and Jane and Scott Koch, all of Cape Girardeau...
Wanda Fletcher (07/06/05)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Wanda Maxine duBarry Fletcher, 80, of Gideon died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett, Mo. She loved her family, her home, her friends, her church and country. Those that knew her and loved her called her by many different names, "Maxine," "Mother," "Grandmother," and "Mimur"...
Eldon Maloney (07/06/05)
Eldon Ernest Maloney, 59, of Jackson died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ray and Wilma C. Williams Maloney. Maloney had been a carpenter for Ray Davault, Brown and Root Construction, and operated a lawn service...
Virginia Hockman (07/02/05)
Virginia Hockman, 80, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Jane Smith (07/05/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jane Halliday Smith, 94, died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Superior Nursing Home in Paducah, Ky. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Edward Hahn (07/05/05)
Edward Hahn, 94, of Jackson, died Monday, July 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Leroy Kiefer (07/05/05)
Leroy S. Kiefer, 65, of Perryville died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, son of Erby and Esther Probst Kiefer. He and Nora A. Roth were married March 2, 1957, and she survives. Kiefer was a member of Crossroads Methodist Church and the National Guard...
William R. Downs (07/05/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William Roy Downs, 82, of Cairo, died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo.
Violet Wolfe (07/05/05)
Violet M. Wolfe, 87, of Jackson died Thursday, June 30, 2005, in Jackson. She was born March 14, 1918, in Hammonton, N.J., daughter of Elias and Grace Hoping Cossaboon. She and Jake Wolfe were married in September 1950 in Salzburg, Austria. He died in 1974...
Wilma Schwert (07/05/05)
Wilma J. Schwert, 85, of Jackson died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 22, 1919, in Hartman, Ark., daughter of Charley and Dora Ellen Moore Wise. She and Walter Howard Schwert were married on Oct. 10, 1944. He died Sept. 29, 1997...
Richard Slinkard (07/05/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Richard L. "Dick" Slinkard, 62, of Marble Hill died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at his home. He was born June 29, 1943, at Cape Girardeau, son of Richard and Velma Bollinger Slinkard. He and Joyce Hancock were married on Nov. 3, 2000...
Wilbert Oberbeck (07/05/05)
Wilbert Martin Oberbeck, 87, of Jackson died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at his home. Born May 4, 1918, at Tilsit, Mo., he was the son of Martin and Freda E. Nabe Oberbeck. He worked for the St. Louis Shoe Factory for 13 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II...
Eldon Maloney (07/05/05)
Eldon E. Maloney, 59, of Jackson died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Verna Smith (07/05/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Verna M. Smith, 71, of Marble Hill died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born May 11, 1934, daughter of Owen and Maybel Brown Doss. She and Lloyd S. Smith were married in St. Louis. He preceded her in death...
Hazel L. Hitt (07/05/05)
Hazel L. Hitt, 89, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 25, 1916 in Jackson, the daughter of Charles C. and Minnie Stoffregen Lowes. She and Harold L. Hitt were married April 16, 1933 in Blytheville, Ark. He passed away July 14, 1990...
Drucille Picou (07/05/05)
Drucille L. Picou, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Aug. 12, 1910, in Allenville, Mo., daughter of Harry H. and Carrie Kinder Hinton. She and Louis I. Picou were married Oct. 14, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. He died Oct. 23, 2003...
Eula Blair Stevenson (07/05/05)
Eula Blair Stevenson died July 4, 2005. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ralph Michael Stevenson. She was the second daughter of three, born June 27, 1905, to Clare Lyons Blair and Rylie Blair of Sparta, Illinois. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends. ...
Eric Keaton (07/05/05)
Eric Doyle Keaton, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 16, 1959, son of Warren Keaton and Thelma Sarah Trent Keaton. Keaton was a carpenter, and was active with the Salvation Army. He had lived in Cape Girardeau for about five years...
Emma Ochs (07/05/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Emma M. Ochs, 86, of Perryville died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1918, in Perryville, daughter of August and Alma Fluegel Weinrich. She and Leroy A. Ochs were married Sept. 26, 1948. He died May 26, 1997...
Hazel Hitt (07/03/05)
Hazel L. Hitt, 89, of Jackson died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 25, 1916, in Jackson, daughter of Charles C. and Minnie Stoffregen Lowes. She and Harold L. Hitt were married April 16, 1933, in Blytheville, Ark. He died July 14, 1990...
Larry Henderson (07/03/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Larry Elmer Henderson, 58, of Dexter died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 25, 1946, at Dexter, son of Alberta and Elmer "Shorty" Henderson. He and Joanna Liles were married May 13, 1968, at Circle City, Mo...
Mary Ford (07/03/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary E. Ford, 87, of Advance, formerly of Morley, Mo., died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 23, 1918, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Edward and Grushie Abney Ford. She was a retired packer at VIP Sheltered Community Workshop in Sikeston, Mo. Ford was a member of Church of God in Morley...
Lloyd Causey (07/03/05)
Lloyd D. Causey, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lemis and Roberta Smith Causey. He was an engineer in river transportation. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include two brothers, Larry A. Causey of St. Mary, Mo., Ottis J. Causey of Bloomsdale, Mo.; and a sister, Marita Cheek of Overland Park, Kan...
Wilbur Floyd (07/03/05)
Wilbur L. "Wimpy" Floyd, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his residence. He was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Boss, Mo., the son of Luther Roy and Artie Irene Bell Floyd. He and Lorene Helen Tinker were married on Aug. 20, 1938, in Jackson...
Virginia Hockman (07/03/05)
Virginia Claire Hockman, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Saturday, Jan. 3, 1925 in Noble, Ill., the daughter of Hayes and Laura Daggy Rawlings. She and Bill E. Hockman were married Dec. 21, 1946, in Henderson, Ky...
Delpha Higdon (07/02/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Delpha Raye Higdon, 92, of Sikeston died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 19, 1913, in Rosiclare, Ill., daughter of Homer and Barbara Leona Widdows Henson. She and Marshall Edds Higdon were married Jan. 27, 1936, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Sept. 26, 1963...
George Williams (07/02/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- George Williams, 80, of Sikeston and formerly of Oran, Mo., died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born March 27, 1915, at Shirley, Ark., son of Martin and Dovie Shelton Williams. He retired as a packer from Scott County Milling Co. in Oran, and was a custodian at and member of First Baptist Church in Oran...
Woodrow Gulley (07/02/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Woodrow W. Gulley, 89, of Anna died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Union County Hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1915, in Ravenden, Ark., son of Isaac and Margaret Fritz Gulley. He and Gladys Coffman were married Oct. 6, 1932. She died May 23, 1994...
John Davie (07/02/05)
John Burton Davie, 89, of Somerville, Tenn., died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, son of Frederick and Mary Rogers Davie. He married the former Marie Davis. She preceded him in death. Davie was formerly of Cape Girardeau and Sedgewickville, Mo. He was a farmer...
Lowanda Gremard (07/02/05)
Lowanda Louise Gremard, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 21, 1924, at Wardell, Mo., daughter of Oscar Clearance and Minnie Jane Taylor Young. She and Ralph W. Gremard were married Sept. 15, 1941, in Caruthersville, Mo...
Curtis Dye (07/02/05)
Curtis Ray Dye, 39, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 14, 1965, in St. Louis, son of Owen and Valma Duffey Dye. He and Laura Norton were married April 6, 1996, in Jackson. Mr. Dye was a 1994 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He taught in Cape Girardeau and Perryville, Mo., schools three years, and was a line technician six years at Procter & Gamble. He was a member of La Croix United Methodist Church...
Curtis Dye (07/01/05)
Curtis Ray Dye, 39, died June 30, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Robert Hoffer (07/01/05)
Robert C. Hoffer, 64, of Petal, Miss., died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Miss. Hoffer worked at Marvin's Building Supply and was retired from Sears, Roebuck and Co. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia; two daughters, Rebecca Cater of Florence, Miss., Cathy Davis of Johns, Miss.; a sister, Jolene Stearnes of Cape Girardeau; and four grandchildren...
Clifford Kennedy (07/01/05)
Clifford J. Kennedy, 83, of Niles, Mich., died Monday, June 13, 2005, at his home. He was born March 14, 1922, at Oran, Mo., son of Joseph P. and Dadie Ruth London Kennedy. He and Maudene J. Breedlove were married Feb. 11, 1944, in Corvallis, Ore. Kennedy worked 30 years at Bendix Corp. in South Bend, Ind., retiring in 1982. He also raised cattle, did crop farming, and trained mules. He moved to Niles in 1951 from Missouri...
Jessie Sebaugh (07/01/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jessie J. Sebaugh, 85, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 26, 1919, at Burfordville, daughter of Otis E. and Daisy Stroder Allen. She and Ovis Seabaugh were married Jan. 4, 1940, in Cape Girardeau...
Eric Keaton (07/01/05)
Eric Doyle Keaton, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 30, 2005, in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Roy Brown Jr. (07/01/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Roy Brown Jr., 76, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at his home. He was born July 26, 1928, in Marble Hill, son of Roy and Eula Nanney Brown. He and Lois E. Stevens were married July 29, 1950. She died Dec. 8, 1996. He later married Ann Phillips Aug. 19, 1997, in Paducah, Ky...
Damien Ressel (07/01/05)
Damien Michael Ressel died shortly after birth Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Josh Ressel and Elisha Sturm of Scott City. Survivors include his parents; maternal grandfather, Keith Sturm of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandparents, Dennis and Brenda Ressel of Scott City; paternal great-grandparents, Edward and Kathleen Westrich of New Hamburg, Mo., Luke and Alice Ressel of Scott City; maternal great-grandmother, Laura Sturm of Scott City; paternal great-great-grandmother, Edna Burford of Benton, Mo.; uncles and aunts, Derek, Madelyn and Collin Ressel, Bryan Sturm, Ashley Sturm, and Jamie Holder; cousins, Kristen and Aaron Sturm.. ...
Frances Rau (07/01/05)
Frances I. Rau, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 5, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charles Thomas and Jewel Martin Griffaw. She first married Eugene Norris in 1954. She later married Richard Rau in September 1978 in Tishomingo, Okla. He died May 4, 1992...
Sydney Richards (07/01/05)
Sydney Elaine Richards, 89, of Potosi, Mo., departed this life and joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, June 28, 2005. She passed away at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 27, 1916, in Caledonia, Mo., daughter of John Leroy and Celia Ann Nelson Patterson. She and Edward Thomas Richards were married Oct. 19, 1934. He died July 24, 1974...
Jackie Boatright (07/01/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jackie Dale Boatright, 11 months, died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He was born July 8, 2004, in St. Louis, son of Dale Boatright and Patricia Brimm. Survivors include his parents of Anna; four half sisters, Amelia Brown, Heather Boatright and Jennifer Wetherington, all of Anna, Michelle Boatright of Harrisburg, Ill.; maternal grandparents, Jack and Becky Brimm of Anna; paternal grandparents, Dale and Joann Boatright of Anna; and paternal great-grandmother, Nola Boatright of Jonesboro, Ill.. ...