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Obituaries from August 2005

Rita Lampe (08/22/05)
Rita Mae Lampe, 70, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 4, 1935, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Elvira LaBruyere Wehrheim Loftin and Russell Wehrheim. She and Melvin Dean Lampe were married Aug. 2, 1952, in Wichita Falls, Tex...
William Gifford (08/31/05)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- William M. Gifford, 77, of East Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Lora Dale (08/31/05)
Lora Jane Cary Dale, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005. She was born Nov. 7, 1909, at Senath, Mo., daughter of Walter and Sally Natier Cary. She and Earl Dale were married Oct. 9, 1926, in Piggott, Ark. He died Dec. 2, 2001. Mrs. Dale was a member of First Baptist Church at Kennett, Mo., and a member of Eastern Star 55 years...
Winifred Cagle (08/31/05)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Winifred Reeves Cagle, 97, of Livonia, Mich., formerly of Pulaski and Branson, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at the home of a daughter and son-in-law in Livonia. She was born March 26, 1908, in Pulaski, daughter of James Franklin and Hallie Olive Bankson Reeves. She married James Harold Cagle, who died Oct. 6, 1984...
Irma Kroenung (08/31/05)
Irma M. Albrecht Kroenung of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005. Wife of the late Erwin D. Kroenung; dear mother of Glenn (Barbara) and Paul (Susan) Kroenung; grandmother of Eugene, Phillip, Jill, Joseph and Jeffrey, Mary and Kenneth; dear great-grandmother of 11; sister-in-law; aunt; great-aunt; cousin; and friend...
Melba Peeler (08/31/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Melba Peeler, 87, of Belleville, Ill., formerly of Cypress, Ill., and Anna, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at her home. She was born March 18, 1918, in Cypress, daughter of Dee and Ella Evans George. She and Wayne Peeler were married Dec. 25, 1943. He died Feb. 3, 1994...
Mary Groce (08/30/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Leota Groce, 68, of Wickliffe, Ky., died Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born at Anniston, Mo., daughter of Brad and Lucille Coffer. She married Jack H. Groce. Groce was a licensed practical nurse, and retired recently from a physician's office in Cape Girardeau. She was formerly of Cairo and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church...
Esther Kirby (08/30/05)
Esther K. Kirby, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born March 13, 1926, at Fairfax, Mo., daughter of the Rev. August C. and Marcia Secor Klamm. She grew up in King City, Mo. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, where she met her husband, Norman Kirby. They were married Feb. 11, 1950...
Spc. Blake Hall (08/30/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Spc. Blake Wade Hall, 20, of East Prairie died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, near Baylough, Afghanistan. He was born Oct. 20, 1984, at Charleston, Mo., son of Glen and Vickie Henry Hall. He graduated from East Prairie High School in 2003, and then joined the U.S. Army. He was serving with the 173rd Airborne Brigade...
Alma Kinnison (08/30/05)
Glenallen, Mo. -- Alma "Bernice" Kinnison, 88, of Glenallen died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 3, 1917, daughter of Thomas and Clara Funke Myrick. She married Dale Kinnison, who preceded her in death...
Stephen Jones (08/30/05)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Stephen Edward Jones, 52, of Wappapello died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born April 17, 1953, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Junior and Margaret Barlow Jones. Survivors include David Jones of Sikeston, Mo., Keith Chapman of Oran, Mo.; two sisters, Connie Archuletta of Vallejo, Calif., and Tracy Whitaker of Chaffee...
Pauline Hohe (08/30/05)
Pauline Eva Hohe, 88, of Delta died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born April 7, 1917, at Oran, Mo., daughter of John and Allie McIntosh Hall. Survivors include a son, Bill Buell of Delta. There is no visitation or service...
Brian Urian (08/30/05)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Brian Christopher Angelo Urian, 51, of McClure died Wednesday, May 11, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1953, in New York, N.Y., son of Robert A. and Dolores Barbara Sommer Urian. Survivors include a sister, Janet Urian of Santa Fe, N.M...
Marie Esswein (08/29/05)
Martinsburg, W. Va. -- Marie A. Esswein, 105, of Martinsburg died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005. She was born in February of 1900 in Cape Girardeau to Frederick E. and Wilhemina Lehne Schrader. Esswein was the widow of Edwin H. Esswein. Interment will be in Long Beach, Calif. Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg is in charge of the arrangements...
Jerry Neal (08/29/05)
Jerry L. Neal, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 7, 1932, in Newellton, La., son of Frank and Estelle Fowler Neal. He and Naomi Ruth Smith were married Oct. 29, 1956, in Hernando, Miss. Neal was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the army from Oct. ...
Delphine Buhs (08/29/05)
Delphine C. Buhs, 90, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 19, 1914, in Scott County, Mo., daughter of William L. and Rosalia Ziegler Buhs. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral and the Council of Catholic Women...
Ethel Wynn (08/29/05)
Cairo, Ill. -- Ethel Wynn, 94, of Cairo died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. Arrangements are incomplete with Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo.
Esther Kirby (08/29/05)
Esther K. Kirby, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mary Tucker (08/29/05)
Perryville, Mo. -- Mary L. Tucker, 91, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born Oct. 26, 1913, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Leon and Lillie Glisplier O'Mara. She and Herman Tucker were married Nov. 29, 1934, in Perryville...
Gilbert Amschler (08/29/05)
Perryville, Mo. -- Gilbert A. "Gib" Amschler, 96, of Perryville, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. He was born Jan. 13, 1909, in Old Appleton, Mo., son of George and Sophia Unterreiner Amschler. He and Olivia Buchheit were married May 23, 1933, in Apple Creek, Mo...
Alma Kinnison (08/29/05)
Glenallen, Mo. -- Alma "Bernice" Kinnison, 88, of Glenallen died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 3, 1917, daughter of Thomas and Clara Funke Myrick. Kinnison was a retired bookkeeper for Glaser Drug Co. in St. Louis, Mo. She was a member of Glenallen United Methodist Church...
Lillie Heavener (08/29/05)
Miner, Mo. -- Lillie Mae Heavener, 84, of Miner died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at the Miner Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Athens, Ala., daughter of Bennie and Minnie Roberts Holt. She and George Heavener were married Jan. 13, 1940. He died July 10, 1985...
Mildred Mesenbrink (08/28/05)
Mildred Louise Mesenbrink, 87, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 14, 1917, in Campbell, Mo., daughter of Dr. Noah M. and Cynthia E. Ward Jones. She and Glenn Anderson were married July 18, 1937, in Hayti, Mo. He is deceased. She and Wilhelm Mesenbrink were married Feb. 18, 1978, in Sikeston, Mo. He died Nov. 21, 1988...
G. Wayne Berryhill (08/28/05)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. --G. Wayne Berryhill, 63, of Villa Ridge, Ill., died at 1:50 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Mr. Berryhill was born April 7, 1942, at Tupelo, Miss., son of Jeff and Earlene Hawkins Berryhill. He and Brenda Clifford were married Sept. 5, 1960, in Cairo, Ill. She survives him...
Bernice Kinnison (08/28/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Alma "Bernice" Kinnison, 88, of Glenallen died Saturday, Aug. 27 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo.
Jerry Neal (08/28/05)
Jerry L. Neal, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005 at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Delphine Buhs (08/28/05)
Delphine C. Buhs, 90, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 19, 1914, in Scott County, Mo., daughter of William L. and Rosalia Ziegler Buhs. Survivors include a sister, Aleen Huck of St. Louis...
Edwin Birk (08/27/05)
Edwin F. Birk, 94, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 16, 1911, at Tilsit, son of Otto J. and Freda Lange Birk. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit. He and Alma Fluegge were married Feb. 4, 1934, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. They had been married 64 years when she passed away April 22, 1998...
Ethan Williams (08/27/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ethan Patrick Williams, 4, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 20, 2000, at Perry County Memorial Hospital, son of Danny Wayne and Emily Ann Henson Williams...
Sadie Miederhoff (08/27/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sadie Brandel Miederhoff, 97, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 9, 1908, in Warren County, Mo., daughter of John and Mary Engemann Bruckerhoff. She and William Brandel were married July 17, 1927. He died in November 1962. She and Antone Miederhoff were married July 10, 1965. He died Sept. 20, 1973...
Eleanor Riggs (08/27/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eleanor Faye Riggs, 65, of Cairo died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at her home. She was born May 9, 1940, in Ullin, Ill., daughter of Roy and Alice Brown Ledbetter. She married John Riggs. Riggs was a member of Cairo Assembly of God Church and was a Sunday school teacher many years...
Alicia Godbey (08/27/05)
Alicia Lee Godbey, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1942, at Malden, Mo., daughter of James Aldon and Anna Lee Williams Hamlett. She and Melvin Larry Godbey were married March 27, 1970, at Portageville, Mo. He died June 13, 2002...
Mattie Hahn (08/27/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mattie E. Hahn, 93, of Granite City, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at Maryville Manor in Maryville, Ill. She was born Jan. 8, 1912, in the Hurricane Fork community of Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Peter L. and Amanda E. Welker Rhodes. She and Jesse L. Hahn were married June 24, 1933. He died Aug. 12, 1976...
Curtis Coffey (08/27/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Curtis D. Coffey, 72, of Dexter died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at his home. He was born March 15, 1933, near Essex, Mo., son of Otto and Edna Zile Coffey. He and Joann Lankford were married Jan. 5, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. Coffey lived in Dexter most of his life, and was formerly employed with AmerenUE...
Delphine Buhs (08/27/05)
Delphine C. Buhs, 90, of St. Louis died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at St. Alexius Hospital. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Edwin Birk (08/26/05)
Edwin F. Birk, 94, of Gordonville died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Alice Lipscomb (08/26/05)
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- Alice Mickie Lipscomb, 85, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at her home. She was born May 19, 1920, in Bandana, Ky., daughter of Raymond R. and Monita Denham Michie. Mrs. Lipscomb was a longtime Blytheville resident and a member of First United Methodist Church, where she was active with First United Methodist Women...
Vera Weinhold (08/26/05)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Vera N. Weinhold, 74, of Brazeau died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 10, 1931, at Farrar, Mo., daughter of Theodor M.C. and Ella Roth Luehrs. She and Elmer H. Weinhold were married May 10, 1952. He died June 14, 2002...
Bruce Frank (08/26/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Bruce Darwin Frank, 49, of Cobden died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Oct. 3, 1955, in Streator, Ill., son of Darwin A. and June L. Scheuer Frank. He and Beth Marie Gingrich were married Oct. 4, 1975, in McLean County, Ill...
John Hoffman (08/25/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John R. Hoffman, 55, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at his home. He was born May 9, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, son of Frederick John William "J.W." Hoffman Jr. and Thelma Glenora Lacey Hoffman. He and Jeanne J. Masterson were married Nov. 19, 1994, in East Cape Girardeau, Ill...
Sgt. Bob Davis (08/25/05)
Sgt. Robert Gene "Bob" Davis, 23, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, near Kandahar, Afghanistan. He was born Dec. 27, 1981, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jimmy and Judy Kimes Davis. He and Amanda Johnston were married April 21, 2001, in Jackson...
Virginia Meyr (08/25/05)
Virginia Lee Meyr, 77, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at Jackson Manor. She was born June 5, 1928, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of John and Minnie Schloss McFerron. She and Paul E. Meyr were married Dec. 29, 1946, in St. Louis. They had been married 56 years when he passed away May 17, 2003...
Doris McCullough (08/25/05)
Doris Louise McCullough, 86, of St. Louis died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 13, 1918, at Illmo, daughter of Frank and Myra Tesdal Mackley. She married Herbert McCullough. McCullough was formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Frances Feigenspan (08/25/05)
Frances S. Feigenspan, 103, formerly of Jefferson City, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 13, 1902, at Fulton, Mo., daughter of Ben L. and Lula Beaven Stewart. She and J.J. Feigenspan were married May 30, 1925, in Kirksville, Mo. He died July 3, 1987...
Donald Ballance (08/24/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Donald Dean Ballance, 76, of Cobden died suddenly Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at his home on Skyline Drive. He was born July 4, 1929, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Louie E. and Gustia Lowe Ballance. He and Faye Lamer were married Dec. 8, 1950, in Murphysboro, Ill. She preceded him in death Aug. 22, 2000...
Ivan Davis (08/24/05)
Ivan H. Davis, 97, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at Jackson Manor. He was born June 9, 1908, at Crosstown, Mo., son of George E. and Amelia Rhyne Davis. He and Fern J. Craft were married July 13, 1929. She died April 11, 1996. Davis retired from Century Electric Co. ...
Leland Jackson (08/24/05)
Leland "Jack" Jackson, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 2, 1919, at Gipsy, Mo., son of Oliver and Adelia Corzine Jackson. He and Pearl Cato were married Dec. 21, 1936, at Greenbrier, Mo. She died March 11, 2004...
Robert Shearer (08/24/05)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Robert "Bob" Shearer, 75, of Grand Chain died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. He was born July 25, 1930, in Olmsted, Ill., son of James and Eddie Calhoun Shearer. He and Shirley Vick were married Nov. 11, 1951...
Virginia Robinette (08/24/05)
Virginia L. Robinette, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 11, 1915, at Leora, Mo., daughter of Charles Edwin and Mary Elizabeth George Feverston. She and Richard Robinette were married April 21, 1979, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 10, 2004...
Yvonne Carter (08/23/05)
Yvonne Carter, 49, of St. Louis, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at her home. She was born March 13, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Johnny Mack and Janie Rayford. She married Wesley Carter, who preceded her in death. Carter was a graduate of Central High School...
Rose Stout (08/23/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Rose L. Stout, 87, of Cairo died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, in Paducah, Ky. She was born Aug. 30, 1917, in Cairo, daughter of Carl and Mary Karcher. She and Ray M. Stout were married in July 1937. He died Feb. 3, 1977. Stout retired from Elias Family Center. She was a member of St. Patrick's Church...
Brian Dalton (08/23/05)
Brian Henry Dalton, 45, of Granada Hills, Calif., died suddenly Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at his home. He was born May 2, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clarence and Mary Ann Dalton. Dalton received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in 1982, and graduated from St. Louis University Law School in 1993...
Katherine Storie (08/23/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Katherine Storie, 91, of Glenallen died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at her home. She was born July 14, 1914, at University City, Mo., daughter of Andrew and Mary Hudson. She and Earl Clinton Storie were married Jan. 31, 1934. He died Nov. 20, 1993...
Ivan Davis (08/23/05)
Ivan H. Davis, 97, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at Jackson Manor. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Aminell Stroder (08/23/05)
Aminell M. Stroder, 85, of Bridgeton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton. She was born Dec. 30, 1919, in Whitewater, daughter of William and Cora Snell Scholz. She and Earl Stroder were married Aug. 7, 1937, in Jackson...
Juanita Hill (08/23/05)
Juanita Rose Hill, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 24, 1911, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Henry and Frances Scherf Hanf. She married Ray Hill, who died June 19, 1957. Mrs. Hill had worked at International Shoe Co., and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Harriet Freeman (08/23/05)
Harriet M. Freeman, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 27, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank P. and Martha E. McQueen Foster. She and Thomas R. Freeman were married May 2, 1937, in Cape Girardeau. He died in June 1984...
Donald Ballance (08/23/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Donald Dean Ballance, 76, of Cobden died suddenly Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at his home. He was born July 4, 1929, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Louie E. and Gustia Lowe Ballance. He and Faye Lamer were married Dec. 8, 1950, in Murphysboro, Ill. She died Aug. 22, 2000...
Leon Linebarger (08/22/05)
Hillsborough, NJ. -- Leon "Lefty" Wesley Linebarger, 82, of Hillsborough died Aug. 19, 2005, at the Pavilions in Princeton, N.J. Born in Cape Girardeau, Linebarger has resided in New Jersey since 1976. Lefty served in the Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1946...
Ernestine Suedekum (08/22/05)
Ernestine Sophie Suedekum, 96, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 27, 1909, in Dutchtown, Mo., daughter of Otto E. and Matilda Keller Eggimann. She and Theodore "Ted" O. Suedekum were married June 5, 1929, by the Rev. ...
Leota Rievley (08/22/05)
Chaffee, Mo. -- Leota Rievley, 84, of Chaffee died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 3, 1921, in Rombauer, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Emma Foster. She and Philip Rievley were married May 29, 1937. He died Jan. 22, 1965...
Junior Craft (08/22/05)
Neely's Landing, Mo. -- Junior Craft, 83, of Neely's Landing passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born June 29, 1922, in Neely's Landing, the youngest son of Hiram and Julia Brown Craft. He and Laura Etta Medlock were married June 25, 1948, at New Bethel Baptist Church. She passed away Jan. 7, 2003...
Iva Harty (08/22/05)
Wappapello, Mo. -- Iva Louise Harty, 85, of Wappapello died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Aug. 9, 1920, in Wayne County, Mo., daughter of Clayton and Nona Haney Wilfong. She and Franklin William Harty were married Dec. 1, 1937. He died April 1, 1988...
George Gipson (08/22/05)
Glenallen, Mo. -- George Franklin Dee Gipson, 72, of Glenallen died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at his home. He was born April 10, 1933, in Buckhorn, Mo., son of William and Stella Gipson. He and Janet Hovis were married Nov. 13, 1959, in Clubb, Mo. Gipson was a former nailer for Lutesville Pallet Mill in Marble Hill, Mo. He was a member of New Sylvan General Baptist...
Fielding Potashnick (08/22/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Fielding DeLisle Potashnick, 72, of Sikeston died Aug. 20, 2005, at his home. He was born May 9, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Eugene and Vivian Dye Potashnick. Potashnick practiced as a lawyer for more than 30 years in Sikeston. He served as Scott County prosecuting attorney, Sikeston municipal judge and secretary of the Sikeston Board of Education for many years. He was a founder of the Bootheel Bass Busters Fishing Club...
Charles Macke (08/22/05)
St. Ann, Mo. -- Charles Patrick Macke, 64, of St. Ann, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, Mo. He was born May 5, 1941, son of the late Henry and Francis Macke. He and Wanda Mouser were marred in Biehle, Mo. Macke had worked as a heating and cooling technician...
Lorene Darrow (08/22/05)
Litchfield, Mo. -- Lorene Louise Darrow, 89, of Litchfield, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Litchfield. She was born Nov. 15, 1915, in Mill Creek, Ill., daughter of Ernest and Eva Woodney Goodman. She and James Darrow were married Sept. 14, 2005, in Cairo. He died in 1975...
Juanita Hill (08/22/05)
Juanita R. Hill, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at her home, She was born in February of 1991. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Homer Eddleman (08/22/05)
Anna, Ill. -- Homer L. Eddleman, 85, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at his home. He was born May 20, 1920, in East St. Louis, Ill., son of Hoyt and Olive Stocks Eddleman. He and Marjorie Ray were married Dec. 4, 1949, in Piggott, Ark. She died April 5, 2002...
Aminell Stroder (08/22/05)
Bridgeton, Mo. -- Aminell M. Stroder, 85, of Bridgeton, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton. She was born Dec. 30, 1919, in Whitewater, Mo., daughter of William and Cora Snell Scholz. She and Earl Stroder were married Aug. 7, 1937, in Jackson...
John Laster (08/21/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- John Junior Laster, 78, of Charleston died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born April 2, 1927, in Deventer, Mo., son of Herman H. and Goldie Groves Laster. He and Laura Leona Cockrum were married July 21, 1945...
Debra Quinn (08/21/05)
Debra A. Quinn, 34, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Aug. 12, 1971, in Chaffee, daughter of Larry M. and Joan A. Matheny McCain. She and Christopher Allyn Quinn were married Oct. 5, 1991. He died Nov. 1, 2001...
Eileen Reynolds (08/21/05)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- V. Eileen Reynolds, 85, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., formerly of Gravel Hill, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. She was born April 9, 1920, in Frohna, daughter of Theodor S. and Bessie M. Warren Trickey. She and Raymond N. Reynolds were married July 9, 1939 in Cape Girardeau. He died July 6, 1989...
Golden Patton (08/21/05)
Golden W. Patton, 76, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at his residence. He was born Dec. 24, 1928 at Lutesville, Mo., son of Earnest W.C. and Dora Mae Pulliam Patton. He and Mable L. Mayfield were married April 16, 1960, near Lutesville...
Rita Lampe (08/21/05)
Rita M. Lampe, 70, of Jackson, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ford & Sons Funeral Home.
Ernestine Suedekum (08/21/05)
Ernestine S. Suedekum, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 27, 1909. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Miles Lincoln (08/21/05)
Miles James Lincoln, 84, of Millersville died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. He was born May 18, 1921, at Scopus, Mo., son of Miles O. and Ruth Adeline Long Lincoln. He and Ethel Imogene Crites were married Oct. 2, 1946. Lincoln retired as a machinist at Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis. He was of the Church of Christ faith...
Rev. Lee Roy Quinn (08/21/05)
Rev. Lee Roy Quinn, 72, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He was born on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 1932, in Bernie, Mo., the son of the late Clifford and Eva Bonner Quinn. He and Mary Lee Quinn were married Dec. 16, 1951 in Piggott, Ark. She survives...
Cassie Michaud (08/21/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cassie Lee Michaud, 88, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born April 22, 1917, at Prim, Ark., daughter of Dennie G. and Senna Butler Calhoun. She and Willie S. Knapp were married in 1932 at Hanover, Ark. He preceded her in death. She then married John H. Michaud on June 10, 1960 at Fillmore, Calif. He died March 5, 2005...
Omer Lindman (08/20/05)
Omer R. Lindman, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born June 21, 1909, in Maywood, Ill. His father, Frank, worked for the railroad, and his mother, Annie, was a homemaker caring for eight children. He attended Proviso High School in Maywood. He was employed by Rathbun Farm Products in Elgin, Ill., from 1935 to 1943...
Miles Lincoln (08/20/05)
Miles James Lincoln, 84, of Millersville died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. He was born May 18, 1921, at Scopus, Mo., son of Miles O. and Ruth Adeline Long Lincoln. He and Ethel Imogene Crites were married Oct. 2, 1946. Lincoln retired as a machinist at Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Goldie Asher (08/20/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Goldie Elizabeth Asher, 82, of Chaffee died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 7, 1923, the daughter of Robert Eugene McBride and Sophia Frances Stuppy McBride. She married Dennis LaCroix Sr. on Oct. 3, 1941. He died Oct. 31, 1976. On Nov. 4, 1978, she married Virgil Clyde Asher. He died July 28, 1993...
Melvin Wibbenmeyer (08/20/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Melvin J. Wibbenmeyer, 63, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, in rural Perry County. He was born April 21, 1942, at Apple Creek, Mo., son of Frank C. and Mary A. Schnurbusch Wibbenmeyer. Wibbenmeyer was a self-employed truck driver, and also farmed. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Apple Creek...
Jerry Bridgeman (08/20/05)
QULIN, Mo. -- Jerry Dewain Bridgeman, 54, of Qulin died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born Dec. 28, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, son of Sylvester and Almeda Ladd Bridgeman. He and Emma Sue Baucom were married July 28, 1975. Bridgeman was a retired carpenter...
Ronald Smith (08/20/05)
HIRAM, Mo. -- Ronald Carlos Smith, 77, of Hiram died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at the home of a sister in Texas. He was born Nov. 8, 1927, in Gates Mills, Wis., son of Vincent and Fern Childs Smith. Smith was a livestock farmer. He served in the U.S. Navy...
Christina Watts (08/20/05)
Christina Ann Watts, 29, of Tallahassee, Fla., died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, in Tallahassee. She was born March 31, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Kurt and Phyllis Wilcox. She married Darin Scott Watts. Watts had lived in Tallahassee nine years...
Helen Zimmerman (08/20/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mary Helen Zimmerman, 95, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Elder Care. She was born Nov. 7, 1909, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Henry Levi and Minnie Belle Thomas James. She and Mason Englehart were married Jan. 7, 1933. He died in 1950. She and Clinton Zimmerman were married in July 1958. He died in 1991...
Rev. Lee Quinn (08/20/05)
The Rev. Lee Roy Quinn, 72, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Inez Woodrick (08/20/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Inez Fay Woodrick, 88, of Columbia, Ky., died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at Barren County Health Care Center in Glasgow, Ky. She is the daughter of Raymond and Lilly Barker Ackley. She was formerly of Tamms. Woodrick retired as a mental health supervisor for the state of Illinois. She was a member of Bradley Church of God in Bradley, Ill...
Cleo Berkbigler (08/20/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cleo Mae Berkbigler, 88, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 14, 1916, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Isadore and Mary Klemp Weinkein. She and Louis B. Berkbigler were married Nov. 25, 1947, at Highland, Mo. He died Jan. 10, 1992...
Geneva Johns (08/20/05)
Geneva M. Johns, age 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, after a long illness at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 30, 1920, at Glen Allen, Mo., daughter of Marion and Myrtle Whittenberg McDaniel. She and Olin Johns were married April 26, 1940...
Esther Ackman (08/19/05)
Esther L. Ackman, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since 2001. She was born Oct. 14, 1910, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Pearl and Maggie Foster McCain. She and Robert D. Ackman were married Jan. 31, 1931, in Murphysboro, Ill. He passed away Oct. 28, 1975...
Beatrice Parrish (08/19/05)
Beatrice Parrish, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Dover, Tenn., daughter of Allen M. and Lockey M. Fitzhugh Thomason. She and Elzie Parrish were married Nov. 2, 1945. He preceded her in death...
Esther Ackman (08/18/05)
Esther Ackman, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at the Perry County Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Clementine Moll (08/18/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clementine J. Moll, 69, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born May 17, 1936, in Kaskaskia Village, Ill., daughter of Lloyd A. and Leona Mary Hoeb Lankford. She and Velroy Alvin Ruch were married Aug. 27, 1955. He died June 4, 1961...
Alta Priest (08/18/05)
Alta Olivia Priest, 75, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at her home. She was born July 10, 1930, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of Thomas and Lena Stephens Jackson. She and Earnie "Sonny" Priest were married Oct. 8, 1950. He died May 7, 1981. Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Johnston and husband Shane, Gwen Maloney, all of Jackson; a brother, Eugene Jackson of Casa Grande, Ariz.; a sister, Catherine Anderson of Jonesboro, Ark.; five grandchildren, Laurie and Ryan Davis, Dereck and Carrie Johnston, Travis Maloney, Mandy and Bob Davis, and Carrie and James Scott; and nine great-grandchildren.. ...
Luella Brockmire (08/18/05)
Luella M. Brockmire, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at her home. She was born March 12, 1914, at Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Pete and Hilda Margaret Maddis Zeyen. She and Ralph Brockmire were married Dec. 18, 1932, in St. Charles, Mo. He died Nov. 2, 1983...
Myra Jones (08/17/05)
Myra M. Jones, 68, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 5, 1937, in Farrar, Mo., daughter of Benjamin and Lina A. Kasten Soehl. She was baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, Mo. She and Carrel Wayne Jones were married Sept. 28, 1963, at Grace Lutheran Church...
Danny Lynn (08/17/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Danny Lee Lynn, 56, of Advance died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at his home, after a long battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 20, 1948, in Spokane, Wash., son of Walter Lee and Louvena Frazier Lynn. He and Barbara Cobb Slinkard were married Sept. 27, 1969, at Chaffee, Mo. She died Jan. 10, 1997. He and Christinia Fleer were married Jan. 16, 1998, at Eminence, Mo...
Anthony Daye (08/17/05)
Anthony Daye, 44, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at Parkview Hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was known as "Tony" by his friends and family. Tony graduated from Central High School in 1979, where he was a member of the track team...
Sharon Williams (08/17/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sharon Kay Williams, 40, of Sikeston died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born May 10, 1965, in Hughes, Ark., daughter of Joe Louis and Florida Lee Mitchell Williams. Williams was a graduate of New Dawn State School. She was a member and usher at Powerhouse of God Church...
Lester Kynion (08/17/05)
Lester L. "Red" Kynion, 88, of Granite City, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at Gateway Medical Center in Granite City. He was born Dec. 25, 1916, in Advance, Mo., son of Henry and Pearl Lowe Kynion. He and Hazel V. Hosea were married Jan. 20, 1938...
Alta Priest (08/17/05)
Alta O. Priest, 75, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at her home. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Brant (08/17/05)
Helen Margaret Brant, 90, of Scott City died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 22, 1914, in Miller City, Ill., daughter of Elmore and Ollie Raines Stone. She and Ivan David Brant were married Oct. 14, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died April 13, 1971...
Pearline Dooley (08/17/05)
Pearline Moore Dooley, 75, formerly of Randles, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 20, 1929, at Randles, daughter of Robert Lee and Mae Belle Lynch Moore. She and Cedric D. Dooley were married Sept. 25, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He died April 12, 1998...
Ruth Tinsley (08/17/05)
Ruth Tinsley, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 9, 1918, in Oriole, daughter of Elmer and Emma Louise Bodenschatz Watkins. She and William "Bill" Tinsley were married Dec. 21, 1946. He passed away Oct. 31, 1995...
Wilda Pratt (08/16/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Wilda Pratt, 99, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Jan. 8, 1906, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of William Alexander and Sarah Nevada Hightower Toler. She and Roy Lee Pratt were married July 4, 1924. He died June 5, 1953...
Junior Lang (08/16/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Junior Lavern "Red" Lang, 76, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at the home of a son in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born May 14, 1929, in Christopher, Ill., son of Samuel and Clara Duty Lang. He and Doris Nicholson were married April 30, 1963. She died July 6, 1993...
Ruby Reid (08/16/05)
Ruby Rogers Reid, 82, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 19, 1922, at Perkins, Mo., daughter of Bill and Odie Ryan Smith. She first married John A. Rogers Sr. July 17, 1938. He died Jan. 5, 1986. She and Dick Reid were married June 20, 1990. He died Aug. 8, 2002...
Sister Elizabeth Zagar (08/16/05)
Sister Elizabeth Zagar, 91, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Anna House -- the Sarah Community in Bridgeton, Mo. Her religious name was Emma. She was born and reared in St. Louis. Zagar entered the congregation of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1933 and professed her final vows in 1942. She received a bachelor of arts degree in English in 1967 from the former Notre Dame College in St. Louis...
Joseph Cullen (08/16/05)
Joseph G. Cullen, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at his home. He was born March 20, 1919, in Detroit, Mich., son of Joseph A. and Alice Voy Cullen. He married Aline M. Welter. Cullen had been a lineman with Missouri Utilities. He was a member and former usher at St. ...
Ray Davenport (08/16/05)
Ray M. Davenport, 88, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, where he had lived the past two years. He was born March 28, 1917, at Whitewater, son of Ben F. and Jeffie A. Davis Davenport. He and Esther D. Overbeck were married Dec. 24, 1947. She passed away Aug. 25, 2000...
Ruth Tinsley (08/16/05)
Ruth Tinsley, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 9, 1918, in Oriole, daughter of Elmer and Emma Louise Bodenschatz Watkins. She and William "Bill" Tinsley were married Dec. 21, 1946. He passed away Oct. 31, 1995...
Joseph Cullen (08/15/05)
Joseph G. Cullen, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at his home. Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Cathedral. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements...
Ruby Reid (08/15/05)
Ruby Rogers Reid, 82, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2005, at her home in Scott City. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.
Iva Keller (08/15/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Iva W. Keller, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born June 28, 1914, daughter of John and Annie Parker Wilkes. She and John Keller were married July 27, 1963. He died Feb. 15, 1992...
Ray Braeuner (08/15/05)
Festus, Mo. -- Ray H. Braeuner, 76, of Festus died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at Scenic View Nursing Center in Herculaneum, Mo. He was born April 24, 1929, in Wittenberg, Mo., son of Alvin and Clara Walther Braeuner. He and Jerine Stringer were married April 28, 1956. She died Aug. 8, 2002...
Arnold Ernst (08/14/05)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Arnold W. Ernst, 78, of Biehle died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 9, 1927, at Biehle, son of Joseph L. and Anna Zoellner Ernst. He and Margaret C. Wibbenmeyer married May 21, 1949, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Iva Keller (08/14/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Iva W. Keller, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at the Perry County Nursing Home. Young and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Bourland (08/14/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James K. Bourland, 83, of Cairo died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 20, 1922, in Cairo, son of Herbert C. and Lillian Knight Bourland. He was the owner of Bourland Paint Co. in Cairo before his retirement. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cairo Elks Lodge 651 and Cairo VFW Post 2649...
Larry Proctor (08/14/05)
Larry E. Proctor, 56, of St. Louis died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at his home. He was born April 16, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of General "Bus" and Doris Wills Proctor. He graduated from Jackson Senior High School in 1967. He then was inducted into the U.S. Air Force on June 13, 1968, and was honorably discharged June 12, 1972. He served during the Vietnam War and was sergeant at the time of his discharge...
Junior Lang (08/14/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Junior Lavern "Red" Lang, 76, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at his son's home in Jonesboro, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Wayne Vincent (08/14/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Wayne Vincent, 74, of Anna died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at the Union County Nursing Home in Anna. He was born Dec. 14, 1930, in Wolf Lake, Ill., son of John "Peggy" and Gertrude Rosenthal Vincent. He and Betty Jean McClure were marrried Sept. 14, 1951, at Jonesboro, Ill...
Olive Bright (08/14/05)
Olive Mae Odell Bright, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Saxony Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include two sons, James Bright of Cape Girardeau, Jimmy Bright of St. Charles, Mo.; a sister, Agnes Brown of Detroit, Mich.; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
Violet Hoffmeister (08/14/05)
Violet V. Hoffmeister, 91, formerly of Oak Ridge, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 17, 1914, in Cape Girardeau County. She and Ben Hoffmeister were married Aug. 7, 1939. He died Aug. 31, 1998...
Mildred Senciboy (08/14/05)
Mildred Louise Senciboy, age 75, of Chaffee, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at her home. On Feb. 19, 1930, she was born at Bayliss, Ark., to the late Joe Hampton Burton and Maggie Cochran Burton Dodd, who survives of Chaffee. She married James (J.P.) Senciboy at Piggott, Ark. on Feb. 11, 1950, and he preceded her in death on March 1, 2000. She attended the First Christian Church in Chaffee...
Lloyd Bohnert (08/14/05)
Lloyd Herbert "Herb" Bohnert, 63, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 5, 1942, in Perryville, Mo., son of Otto G. and Edna Tanz Bohnert. He and Shirley Ackman were married Sept. 2, 1962, in Cape Girardeau...
Robert Kasten (08/14/05)
Robert "Bob" A. Kasten, 54, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 25, 1951, in Perryville, Mo., son of Oscar P. and Linda Rowold. He and Brenda Bryant were married June 8, 1974, in Cape Girardeau...
Antonilla Thompson (08/14/05)
Antonilla "Ann" Catherine Thompson, 86, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at the Scottsdale Health Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1918, daughter of Alexander and Clara Georger Burger. She and Everett "Tom" Thompson were married May 27, 1973, in Scottsdale. He died Feb. 26, 1999...
Barney Henderson (08/14/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Barney "Ted" Henderson, 78, of Olive Branch died at 3:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1927, in Olive Branch, a son of Barney S. and Hannah Elizabeth Hill Henderson. He and Genevieve Marie Christian were married Aug. 5, 1980, in Mound City...
Benjamin Chambers (08/13/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Benjamin Franklin Chambers, 81, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 26, 1924, in Anniston, Mo., son of Benjamin Franklin and Emma Pollock Chambers. He and Lucille Maxine Newman Chambers were married April 20, 1946...
Murlin Andrews (08/13/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Murlin Wallace Andrews, 85, of East Prairie died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Bertrand Nursing Facility. He was born Jan. 5, 1920, in Bowman, Ark., son of James Rowland and Elizabeth Jane McCullers Andrews. He and Mona Nadine Thornbrough were married Dec. 14, 1946. She died Feb. 13, 2003...
Nina Davidson (08/13/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nina Davidson, 92, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Jan. 23, 1913, in Anna, daughter of Homer Lee and Alveney McIntire Hileman. She and Howard Davidson were married June 16, 1940. He died Jan. 15, 2004...
Violet Hoffmeister (08/13/05)
Violet Hoffmeister, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Oak Ridge, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Proctor (08/13/05)
Larry Proctor, 56, of St. Louis died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
James Bourland (08/13/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James K. Bourland, 83, of Cairo died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Barney Henderson (08/13/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Barney "Ted" Henderson, 78, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Walter Dawidowicz (08/13/05)
Walter J. Dawidowicz, 74, of Jackson died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 14, 1930, in Herkimer, N.Y., son of Zenon and Mary Kievlich Dawidowicz. He and Eloise Bishop were married Oct. 26, 1953. Dawidowicz owned and operated Dove Construction Co. in Casselberry, Fla. He then was a building inspector 10 years for the city of Casselberry, retiring in 1994. He moved to Jackson in 1999...
Vencil Duncan (08/13/05)
Vencil Henry Duncan, 80, of Gainesville, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Red Hill, Va., son of Charlie and Annie Kelly Duncan. He and Verna Mae Mizell were married March 6, 1971, at Rockview, Mo. Vencil worked at Hughes Aircraft in Fullerton, Calif., and Cape Mobile Home Mart in Cape Girardeau...
Dorothy Thomason (08/12/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy Marie Thomason, 84, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Harrell, Ark., daughter of I.L. and Irene Abernathy Williams. She and Curtis Lee Thomason were married Dec. 26, 1936, in Harrell. He died Jan. 3, 1994...
Elizabeth Lieb (08/12/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Elizabeth W. Lieb, 100, of Mounds died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Dec. 4, 1904, in Wickliffe, Ky., daughter of Joseph Walter and Daisy Vaden Futrell Farley. She married Henry Lieb Sr., who died in 1992...
Beulah Miller (08/12/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Beulah H. Miller, 88, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born April 8, 1917, in Chester County, Tenn., daughter of Andy A. and Dosha Melinda King. She and C.O. Miller were married March 2, 1940. He died June 5, 1988...
Jessica Poe (08/12/05)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Jessica Ann Poe, 26, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born June 13, 1979, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jerry W. and Betty Roberts Bridwell. She and Roy L. Poe Jr. were married Sept. 15, 2001, at Blodgett, Mo...
Karen New (08/12/05)
Karen L. New, 48, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 15, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Robert and Lelia Crader Huffman. Karen worked 10 years as a CNA at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She then became disabled, and did volunteer work at Jackson Boarding Home. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Jackson...
Glen Gentry (08/12/05)
Glen Roger Gentry, 80, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 4, 1925, at Miner, Mo., son of Glen H. and Pearl Collins Gentry. He and Rose Clark were married Oct. 6, 1942...
Margaret Larmie (08/12/05)
Margaret Ann Bacon Larmie, 73, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Doniphan, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 13, 1932, at Doniphan. She and Dewey G. Larmie were married March 23, 1974. Mrs. Larmie was a member of First Christian Church, Lady Elks, Chaffee Country CB'ers, and chairperson of the fund-raising committee for Harmon Field, all in Chaffee, Mo...
Wesley Blumenberg (08/11/05)
Wesley W. Blumenberg, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 29, 1916, at Allenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Blumenberg. He married Eloise M. Woods. Blumenberg had been a heavy equipment operator for R.B. Potashnick Construction Co...
Lenos Walter (08/11/05)
Lenos Hilpert Walter, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born May 27, 1929, at Ancell, son of Otto and Anna Sander Walter. Walter had been an assembly line worker at Carter Carburetor in St. Louis. He was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church...
Virginia Houchin (08/11/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virginia R. Houchin, 74, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born July 3, 1931, in Kewanee, Mo., daughter of Sam and Anna Lee Gross Lands. She and Vincent Vernon Houchin Sr. were married in 1952. He died Dec. 30, 1986...
Daisy Calhoun (08/11/05)
AUSTIN, Texas -- Daisy Palmer Calhoun, 92, of Austin, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at her home in Austin. She was born Sept. 6, 1912, in Mounds, daughter of Roy and Ethel Helman Palmer. Calhoun was an elementary school teacher for 42 years, teaching in Illinois, Florida and Texas. She was a member of St. John's Methodist Church in Orange, Texas, and was a graduate of Southern Illinois University...
Mildred Moore (08/11/05)
Mildred M. Moore, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 1, 1923, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Frank and Anna Howlett Gamblin. She and Thomas Howard Moore Jr. were married Oct. 27, 1945, at Kennett. He died June 21, 2000...
Sally Walker (08/11/05)
Sally Walker, 40, of Kennett, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at National Health Care in Kennett. She was born Oct. 2, 1964, at Kennett, daughter of Bobby and Joy Douglas Deck. She and Reggie Walker were married Jan. 30, 1987...
Jim Birk (08/10/05)
Jim C. Birk, 70, of Shawneetown passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Jackson, son of Theodor C. and Adeline Isabelle Bennett Birk. Jim was baptized March 31, 1935, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Jackson, and was confirmed April 10, 1949, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Grade School and was a 1953 graduate of Jackson High School...
Nina Thrall (08/10/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nina Julia Thrall, 85, of Logansport, Ind., died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Logansport Memorial Hospital. She was born March 26, 1920, in Perryville, daughter of William J. and Blanche C. Faherty Killian. She and Lt. Maurice E. Thrall were married Oct. 20, 1946, in Perryville. He died Dec. 2, 1993...
Daphna Bruening (08/10/05)
Daphna N. Bruening, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born May 21, 1915, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Daniel W. and Eva Hearn Sanford. She married Leo F. Bruening, who died Jan. 3, 1996. Bruening had worked at Libson Shops. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church...
Anthony Bollinger (08/09/05)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Anthony Tyler Bollinger, 12, of Sedgewickville died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, in a four-wheeler accident on the family farm. He was born July 25, 1993, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Sam and Dana Clifford Bollinger. Bollinger was a seventh grade student at Meadow Heights School in Patton, Mo., where he was active on the Student Council and was on the basketball team. He was a member of Post Oak Congregational Methodist Church...
Leona Besher (08/09/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Leona F. Besher, 78, of Fisk, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 30, 1926, at Patton, daughter of Walter C. and Minta L. Starkey Green. She and Bill E. Besher were married Jan. 3, 1948. He died Aug. 12, 2004...
Joe Lewis (08/09/05)
Joe Champ Lewis, 88, of Gordonville died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. He was born Dec. 4, 1916, in Gordonville, son of Joe G. and Anna Schrock Lewis. He was born on and lived his entire life on the family farm. He and Anna Westrich were married Oct. 30, 1945, at New Hamburg, Mo. She died Sept. 5, 1969. He later married Monica Steinnard Nov. 4, 1978, at Jackson...
Raymond McManus (08/09/05)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Raymond Leo McManus, 88, of Poplar Bluff went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at the home of his son. Mr. McMan-us was born Aug. 1, 1917, at Harviell, Mo. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff. Mr. McManus was employed by Mississippi River Transmission Corp. 30 years, retiring in 1979. He was also a self-employed electrician...
Ann Thompson (08/09/05)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Ann "Annie" Thompson, 86, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Saturday, July 30, 2005, in Scottsdale. She was born Sept. 29,1918, at Commerce. She and Everett Earl Thompson were married May 27, 1973, in Arizona. He died Feb. 26, 1999. Survivors include two sons, Everett Thompson Jr. and William Thompson of Enid, Okla.; a daughter, Tammy Cherry of Mesa, Ariz.; two sisters, Rosalie Hillman of Scott City, Linda Ziegler of Benton, Mo.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Daphna Bruening (08/09/05)
Daphna N. Bruening, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at Life Care Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Lucian Ingram (08/09/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lucian G. Ingram, 80, of Madison Heights, Mich., died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born July 16, 1925, in Kentucky, son of Lemuel and Mamie Laura Ingram. He married Ruth Ingram, who died March 21, 1986. Ingram was a retired roofer...
Jim Birk (08/09/05)
Jim C. Birk, 70, of Shawneetown, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Joan Hornback (08/09/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Joan Hornback, 73, of Cobden died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 4, 1931, in Chicago, daughter of Warren and Dorothy Schubert Cornue. She and Jerry Hornback were married July 31, 1965...
Lila Waters (08/09/05)
Lila Waters, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Feb. 22, 1919, in Gainesville, Ark., daughter of Albert and Annie Spain. She and Kermit Waters were married Sept. 12, 1957, in Paragould, Ark. Waters was a member of Bethany Baptist Church...
Eleanor Brennemann (08/09/05)
Eleanor L. "Lee" Brennemann, 70, of Belleville, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Delavan, Ill., daughter of Berne R. and Marguerite Grube Brennemann. Brennemann was a retired nurse, and had worked at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Republican National Committee...
Rosanne Mansker (08/09/05)
Rosanne Mansker, 57, of Shiner, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Geary Community Hospital in Junction City, Kan. She was born Dec. 30, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George and Jewell Vaughn Williams. She and Claude Mansker were married Feb. 23, 1973...
Arlous Abernathy (08/09/05)
Perryville, Mo. -- Arlous W. Abernathy, 95, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 22, 1909, son of Edward and Mary Cox Abernathy. He and Ruby Farrar were married Nov. 29, 1933. She died Sept. 3, 1995...
William Brinkopf (08/08/05)
William H. Brinkopf, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born Mar. 11, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of William C. and Emma Meyer Brinkopf. He and Ramona Lewis were married Jan. 10, 1964, in Cape Girardeau...
Joe Lewis (08/08/05)
Joe Lewis, 88, of Gordonville, Mo., died Sunday at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Glenn Sparkman (08/08/05)
Glenn Allen Sparkman, 78, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005 at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of the late Thomas E. and Gertrude Gardner Sparkman. Sparkman served in the Army from 1945 to 1947. ...
Ken Boyer (08/08/05)
Ken J. Boyer, 67, of Jackson, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 20, 1937, in Anna, the son of Lawrence and Mae Pitts Boyer. Boyer was president and chief operations officer of Work Force Investment Board of Southeast Missouri. He was also a member of First Baptist Church of Anna and a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Terry McClendon (08/08/05)
Anniston, Mo. -- Terry Gilbert McClendon, 51, of Anniston died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1953, son of Henry and Elva Williams McClendon. McClendon was employed at Alan Wire and Cable in Sikeston, Mo. Survivors include two brothers, Ronald McClendon of Cairo, Mo., and Ricky McClendon of Chillicothe, Mo.; four sisters, Judith Coffer of Charleston, Mo., Barbara Key of Mayfield, Ky., Kathryn Groves of Scott City, and Betty June Fridell of St. Charles, Ark...
James Phillips (08/08/05)
Dogwood, Mo. -- James Ray "Red" Phillips, 76, of the Dogwood community near East Prairie died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at his home. He was born April 23, 1929, in Dogwood, son of Thomas and Bernetta Johnson Phillips. He and Nina Barksdale were married in September 1948. She died June 16, 1989...
Arlous Abernathy (08/08/05)
Perryville, Mo. -- Arlous W. Abernathy, 95, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 22, 1909, son of Edward and Mary Cox Abernathy. He and Ruby Farrar were married Nov. 29, 1933. She died Sept. 3, 1995...
Richard Donahue (08/07/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Richard D. Donahue, 58, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1947, in St. Louis, son of Joseph and Alice Dawkins Donahue. Donahue was retired from Menard Correctional Facility and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the Perryville Elks Lodge...
Kenneth Boyer (08/07/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kenneth "Dink" Boyer, 67, of Jackson, formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
Walter Dawidowicz (08/07/05)
Walter J. Dawidowicz, 74, of Jackson died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Glen Duckworth (08/07/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Glen E. Duckworth, 70, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 14, 1935, at Dexter, Mo., son of Earl "Tump" and Verna "Susie" Escue Duckworth. He and Joy Johnson were married Aug. 18, 1953, at Essex, Mo., and she died March 22, 1989. He and Andrea Lind were married on Jan. 12, 1990, at Dexter...
Robert Braman (08/07/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Robert W. Braman, 51, of Matthews, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at Sells Nursing Home in Matthews. He was born Feb. 10, 1954, in St. Louis, son of Willard Thomas and Dorothy Loreda Hembie Braman. Braman was a farmer...
Rosann Mansker (08/06/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Rosann Mansker, 57, of Shiner, Texas, formerly of Oran, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Geary Community Hospital in Geary, Kan. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Carl Schott (08/06/05)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Carl "Punkin" Schott, 55, of Perkins died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at his home. He was born April 24, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo and Faye McDaniel Schott. He and Mary James were married July 11, 1970. Schott was a 1968 graduate of Oran High School. He was a farmer and owner of Schott Trucking Co. in Advance, Mo. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran...
Hosea Thomas (08/06/05)
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. -- Hosea Auburn Thomas, 84, of West Frankfort died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Dec. 23, 1920, in Hamilton County, Ill., son of William C. and Etta Engram Thomas. He and Jylonda Irene Murphy were married May 29, 1945...
Darcy Gaffigan (08/06/05)
The graveside service for Darcy J. Gaffigan of Baton Rouge, La., has been changed to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Cape County Memorial Park. The Rev. Ron Watts will officiate. Gaffigan, 61, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Barbara Barnett (08/05/05)
Barbara Rebecca "Bobbie" Barnett, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at her home. She was born July 12, 1937, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of William Howard and Rella Alice White Linam Sr. Barnett retired as a riverboat cook for Luhr Brothers. She was of the Native American tribe Ah-Ni-Yv-Wi-Ya, and a member of Morley VFW Auxiliary Post 5368...
Juanita Popp (08/05/05)
Juanita M. Sebastian Popp, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Dec. 28, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Albert and Mary Cook Sebastian. She and Richard Popp were married Aug. 17, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 20, 1998...
Nelson Amos (08/05/05)
Nelson W. Amos, 82, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 13, 1923, in Allenville, son of Robert N. and Myrtle Byrne Amos. He and Kathryn Sanders were married April 4, 1947, at Chaffee, Mo. She died Jan. 29, 2003...
Darcy Gaffigan (08/05/05)
Darcy J. Gaffigan, 61, of Baton Rouge, La., died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 27, 1943, in Evanston, Ill., daughter of Gilbert and Evelyn Bryg Gallaher. Survivors include her husband, Walter Gaffigan of Baton Rouge; two sons, Garrick and Thomas Gaffigan of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Sharon Lichter of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Cynthia Cumpian of Chicago...
Ruby Uthoff (08/05/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruby Uthoff, 91, of Collierville, Tenn., formerly of Sikeston, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville. She was born Aug. 10, 1913, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of George Allen and Henrietta Cottum Lain. She and Spencer Uthoff were married June 10, 1939, in Scott County, Mo. He died April 6, 2000...
James Eddleman (08/05/05)
James Edward Eddleman, 37, of Pocahontas died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 12, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, son of Wayne Lloyd and Shirley Jean Mungle Eddleman. He and Michelle Allison were married Sept. 26, 1989...
David Palmer (08/05/05)
David Ronald Palmer, 43, of Seattle, Wash., died Friday, June 24, 2005, in Seattle. He was born June 18, 1962, in Cape Girardeau, son of David Lee and Dora A. Mouser Palmer. He and Linda Rhea Mize were married in 1982 in Kansas City, Mo. Palmer moved to Seattle in 1996 from Cape Girardeau. He was a tool and die maker in manufacturing...
Dicy Adams (08/05/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dicy Elizabeth Adams, 86, of Evans, Ga., died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga. She was born Aug. 30, 1918, at Fancy Farm, Ky., daughter of John and Florence Hobbs Roberts. She married Raymond Adams, who preceded her in death...
Gary Niswonger (08/05/05)
Gary D. Niswonger, 68, of Millersville died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born April 14, 1937, in Millersville, son of Ervin D. and Marie Bridges Niswonger. Niswonger was previously employed by the former Jerry Pickens Co. three years. He then briefly worked for the former Oldsmobile Car Co. in Cape Girardeau...
David Palmer (08/04/05)
David Ronald Palmer, 43, of Seattle, Wash., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, June 24, 2005, in Seattle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Gladys Strong (08/04/05)
Gladys L. Strong, 72, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 3, 1932, at Friedheim, daughter of H.F. and Lorene Klaus Friese. She and Juel L.V. "Pete" Strong were married Oct. 17, 1954...
Letha Mandrelle (08/04/05)
Letha C. Mandrelle, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 14, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of C.O. and Katie Vancil Dawson. Mrs. Mandrelle attended Red Star Baptist Church. She worked at Rigdon and then Tipton Laundry more than 30 years as production supervisor. She was a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau...
Diana Dodd (08/04/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Diana L. Dodd, 85, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1919, in Anna, daughter of John Frederick and Gladys Spires Lentz. She and Kenneth W. Dodd were married Oct. 30, 1943, in Santa Ana, Calif. Dodd was a 1937 graduate of Anna-Jonesboro High School, and received a bachelor of science degree in education from Southern Illinois University...
Mary Goddard (08/04/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Helen Goddard, 97, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Union County Hospital. She was born Dec. 30, 1907, on the family farm west of Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of John Jasper "J.J." and Mary Naomi Gillespie Boyd Sr. She and Byrl Alton Goddard were married Sept. 23, 1927. He died March 31, 1988...
Dr. Rowland Fulenwider (08/04/05)
Dr. Rowland A. Fulenwider Jr., 63, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 11, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Rowland A. and Emily Patterson Fulenwider Sr. He and Dixie Taylor were married Dec. 9, 1972, in Trenton, Tenn...
Brian Licare (08/03/05)
Brian Licare, 43, of Scott City died Friday, July 29, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1962, in St. Louis, son of Vincent and Lorraine A. Bickel Licare. Licare was a graduate of Jackson High School. He was a mechanic at Midwest Diesel Service...
Frank Klueppel Jr. (08/03/05)
Frank V. Klueppel Jr., 72, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1932, at Benton, Mo., son of Frank V. and Dorothy Scherer Klueppel Sr. He and Carolyn Hinton were married Nov. 16, 1963. Frank was a 1951 graduate of the former Benton High School. He served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955...
Wilmer Davis (08/03/05)
Wilmer W. Davis, 85, of Whitewater died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 31, 1920, at Dutchtown, son of Jeff and Nora Seabaugh Davis. He married Viola Sticht, who died Nov. 16, 1999. Davis was a row crop farmer and raised cattle. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Daniel Schlenker (08/03/05)
LICK CREEK, Ill. -- Daniel Lee "Danny" Schlenker, 56, of Lick Creek died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill. He was born Sept. 30, 1948, in Saline County, Ill., son of Wardell and Mary Lou Libby Schlenker. Schlenker was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Buncombe, Ill...
Gladys Strong (08/03/05)
Gladys Strong, 72, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
John Davis (08/03/05)
John E. Davis, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harry E. and Alma Klughart Davis. He and Evelyn Sachse were married Dec. 24, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
Dr. B. Gene Ramsey (08/03/05)
Dr. B. Gene Ramsey, 74, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully at his home Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 15, 1930, in Springfield, Mo., son of Francis Eugene and Bessie Helen Murphy Ramsey. Gene spent his early childhood in Springfield. Later he lived in Massachusetts, Virginia and Delaware until his family settled in Jackson, Miss. There he attended Hinds Junior College...
Grace Casey (08/02/05)
Grace G. Casey, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 6, 1913, in Cedar Rapids, Neb., daughter of Thomas and Tellie Kush Nowak. She and Harry Casey were married Aug. 24, 1940, in Stapleton, Neb. He died Feb. 17, 1993...
Eugene Keller (08/02/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- F. Eugene Keller, 70, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1934, in Perry County, Mo., son of Frank J. and Sarah Jane Cash Keller. He and Velda Mae Unterreiner were married Feb. 13, 1954, in Perryville...
Donald Ray (08/02/05)
Donald Ray, 64, of Dexter, Mo., died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter. He was born April 29, 1941, in Manila, Ark., son of James Henry and Violet Cook Ray. He and Dorthey JoAnn Baker were married Sept. 14, 1962, at Poplar Bluff, Mo...
James Crawford (08/02/05)
MORLEY, Mo. -- James Crawford, 73, of Morley died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Dec. 12, 1931, in East Prairie, Mo., son of James David and Juanita Pruit Crawford. He and Beatrice Brashear were married June 29, 1954...
Orville Bragg (08/02/05)
Orville Gene Bragg, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born May 21, 1933, at Grassy, Mo., son of Ezra and Edith Miller Bragg. He and Juanita Holder were married March 28, 1952, in Cape Girardeau. Bragg was employed 33 years at Superior Electric. He attended Third Street United Methodist Church, and was a member of VFW Post 3838...
Brian Licare (08/02/05)
Brian Licare, 43, of Scott City died Friday, July 29, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1962, in Scott City, son of Vincent and Lorraine A. Bickel Licare. Licare was a graduate of Jackson High School. He was a mechanic at Midwest Diesel Service...
Jackson Pirtle (08/02/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jackson R. "Jack" Pirtle, 74, of Charleston died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Indiana. He and Lois Jean Martin were married Oct. 9, 1964. She died Feb. 24, 1991. He later married Rosemary Borders...
David Sander (08/01/05)
David George Sander, 79, of Jackson, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 6, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of Rudolph and Laura Sperling Sander. He and Mildred M. Mayfield were married Nov. 29, 1944, in Gordonville. She died Sept. 8, 1999...
Grace Casey (08/01/05)
Grace Casey, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Joseph Bellis (08/01/05)
Joseph Lynn Bellis, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 29, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 18, 1942, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Harlan and Katherine Sawyer Bellis. Bellis was a self-employed electrical engineer. Bellis was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints. ...
Lela Marquis (08/01/05)
Dexter, Mo. -- Lela G. Marquis, 87, of Dexter, formerly of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, July 31, 2005, at Beverly Healthcare Center in Bloomfield, Mo. She was born Oct. 5, 1917, in Dyer, Tenn., daughter of Willie and Hattie Mae Warren Duck. She and Joe Marquis were married Oct. 24, 1953, in Bernie, Mo. He died May 24, 1996...
Harry Friend (08/01/05)
Harry D. Friend Jr., 92, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Sunday, June 22, 1913, in Caruthersville, Mo., son of Harry Davenport and Grace Liles Friend, Sr. He and Eulalia F. Kirsch were married Nov. 15, 1942, in Parma, Mo. She preceded him in death Jan. 7, 2004...