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Obituaries from October 2005

Elmer Stokes (10/31/05)
Elmer Stokes, 62, of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Freda Carron (10/31/05)
BLOOMSDALE, Mo. --Freda H. Carron, 88, of Crystal City, Mo., formerly of Bloomsdale, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 22, 1917, in Bloomsdale, daughter of Charles and Philomene Roth Werner. She and Charles Carron were married and he preceded her in death...
Blanche Angle (10/31/05)
Blanche Genevieve 'Jenny' Angle, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Elizabeth Ross (10/31/05)
ANNA, Ill. --Elizabeth Ross, 77, of Makanda, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, at her home. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and on Wednesday until service time Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Makanda...
Jeffrey Angel (10/31/05)
TAMMS, Ill. --Jeffrey Kenneth Angel, 49, of McClure died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. Interment will be in McCrite Cemetery...
Lawrence Cerny (10/31/05)
COBDEN, Ill. --Lawrence Cerny, 87, of Cobden died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at the Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. He was born June 12, 1918, in Cobden, son of John M. and Elizabeth Bigler Cerny. Cerny was a farmer and a member and past trustee of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Cobden. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of Cobden American Legion Post 259...
Norris L. Boren (10/31/05)
Norris L. Boren, 88, of New Wells, Mo., passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, at his home. He was born December 13, 1916, east of New Wells, son of Henry F. and Emma Hutteger Boren. He and Elsie Stueve were married Nov. 22, 1942. Norris was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells and was also a lifetime member of the church...
Jack Taylor Sr. (10/30/05)
Jack Wayne Taylor Sr., 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1918, in McClure, Ill., son of Clifton and Cora Wilcher Taylor. He and Dorothy A. "Billie" Henson were married on April 11, 1942, at Cape Girardeau...
Alpha Hale (10/30/05)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Alpha F. Hale, 96, of Brazeau died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kirkwood, Mo. She was born Dec. 22, 1908, at Brazeau, daughter of Cyrus and Carrie Price Barber. She married Harry Hale. He died in 1954. Hale was an inspector at the Continental Can Co. and a member of the Brazeau Presbyterian Church...
Jeffery Brittian (10/30/05)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Jeffery Lynn Brittian, 37, of Dexter died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 1, 1968, at Birmingham, Ala., son of Roger Flanigan and Jean Lee White. He and LaDonna Greer were married May 18, 2000, at Grant City, Mo...
Peggy Norton (10/30/05)
Peggy Rendleman Norton, 71, of Gordonville died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 18, 1934, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Herbert and Gladys Kimmel Rendleman. She and Thomas Oral Norton Jr. were married March 4, 1951, at Piggott, Ark...
Monica Pind (10/30/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Monica Pind, 67, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at the Jonesboro Health Center. She was born Aug. 4, 1938, in Saratoga, Ill., daughter of Louie and Gladys Haire Smith. She and James Pind were married March 10, 1956, in Anna, Ill...
Elizabeth Bryant (10/29/05)
Elizabeth Gentry Bryant, 89, of Scott City died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 25, 1916, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of George W. and Sarah Francis Underwood Ward. She and Delbert "Brady" Bryant were married April 14, 1990, in Scott City. He died March 12, 2000...
Joe Ury (10/29/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Joe Ury, 74, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Oct. 25, 1931, in Jonesboro, son of William Glenn and Ruth Irene Lyerly Ury. He and Katie Blaylock were married May 21, 1957, in Jonesboro...
Jack Taylor Sr. (10/29/05)
Jack Wayne Taylor Sr., 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Natalie Boyd (10/29/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Natalie Boyd, 76, of Anna died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care. She was born Feb. 7, 1929, in Reynoldsville, Ill., daughter of Lloyd and Minnie Cavaness Mainer. She and Robert "Gene" Boyd were married Dec. 6, 1947. Boyd was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church and VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Donald Drury (10/29/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Donald Raymond Drury, 70, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, on Highway 3 near Olive Branch from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Feb. 17, 1935, in Cahokia, Ill. Drury retired as a truck driver with a road construction company in Perryville, Mo...
Rev. Eddie Long (10/29/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Rev. Eddie Long, 45, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at Glenallen, Mo. He was born Aug. 24, 1960, son of William Paul and Shirley W. Harmon Long. He and Jackie Welker were married May 7, 1983, at Patton, Mo. Long was pastor of Lutesville General Baptist Church in Marble Hill, and worked in tire sales at Purcell Tire and Rubber Co. in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Old Liberty Association...
Dayton Hahs (10/28/05)
Dayton C. Hahs, 75, of Olathe, Kan., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Olathe. He was born Dec. 1, 1929, at Millersville, son of Glenn and Verna Moore Hahs. He married the former Lois J. Kaufmann...
Maxine Smith (10/28/05)
Maxine Rainwater Smith, 80, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born April 1, 1925, in Wayne County, daughter of Herbert and Inez Ward Rainwater. In 1951 she married Charles Hughie Smith. In 1967 they moved from Groveland, Ill., to Jackson...
Alvin Showmaker (10/28/05)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Alvin R. Showmaker, 62, of Pulaski died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 16, 1943, at Charleston, Mo., son of Ray and Martha McGraw Showmaker. He married Carolyn Wallace...
Wanda McElreath (10/28/05)
Wanda Lou McElreath, 72, of Burfordville died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at her home. She was born May 17, 1933, at Crump, daughter of Dennis Aaron and Carrie Zelma Helderman. She and Charles W. McElreath were married Jan. 20, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died Aug. 5, 1990...
Veda Baker (10/28/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Veda Wilma Baker, 88, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born June 14, 1917, at Hahn, Mo., daughter of King and Ella Deck Gaines. She and Fred M. Baker were married June 27, 1936. He died Oct. 9, 1993...
Maxine Smith (10/27/05)
Maxine R. Smith, 80, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at Monticello House. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New McKendree United Methodist Church.
Mildred Townsend (10/27/05)
CONRAN, Mo. -- Mildred Townsend, 78, of Conran died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 2, 1927, at Portageville, Mo., daughter of Carl and Dora Harp Ray. She and Pete Townsend were married Aug. 8, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. Townsend was a member of Portageville First Church of God...
Robert Yoffie (10/27/05)
Robert M. Yoffie, 81, of St. Ann, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at his home. He was born March 11, 1924, in St. Louis, son of Samuel and Julia Yoffie. He married the former Evelyn L. Hoops. Yoffie retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad, umpired baseball many years and was police commissioner with the city of St. Ann 10 years. He was a member of Holy Trinity Parish (formerly St. Gregory), and longtime member of St. Ann Council Knights of Columbus...
Olive Brown (10/27/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Olive D. Brown, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Evans, W.Va., daughter of Okey E. and Ethel Sayre Donohew. She and Charles E. Brown were married March 14, 1939, in Winchester, W.Va. He preceded her in death...
Frank Kalal (10/27/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Frank B. Kalal, 64, of Patton died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at Belleview Valley Nursing Center near Farmington, Mo. He was born Feb. 21, 1941, in St. Louis, son of Elmer and Mary Byron Kalal. He and Norma James were married June 26, 1965, in St. Louis...
Wilburn Roy (10/27/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Wilburn Willard Roy, 90, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 2, 1915, in Searcy, Ark., son of John and Francis Roy. He and Adrel Eaker were married Sept. 28, 1939...
Patricia Schnarr (10/27/05)
Patricia Lou Birk Schnarr, 52, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Penrose Main Hospital following an automobile accident. She was born Dec. 7, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of August W. and Patricia Birk. She graduated from Central High School in 1971, and attended Lindenwood College...
John Keith (10/26/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John "Leo" Keith, 78, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born May 26, 1927, in Black, Mo., son of Andrew Jackson and Margaret Bernettie Nelson Keith. He and Irene Sutton were married June 7, 1947, at Ironton, Mo...
Cona Pennington (10/26/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Cona Jean Pennington, 79, of Cobden, formerly of McClure, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at her home. She was born June 10, 1926, in Randolph County, Mo., daughter of Oral Lee and Estelle Odom Hays. She and Lloyd Pennington were married Nov. 7, 1943, at Malden, Mo. He died June 4, 1996...
Loretta Roberson (10/26/05)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Loretta B. Roberson, 65, of Mound City died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at her home. Friends may call at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. today. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Albert Ingram officiating...
Frank Kalal (10/26/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Frank B. Kalal, 64, of Patton died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at Bellview Valley Nursing Center near Farmington, Mo. Liley Funeral Home at Patton is in charge of arrangements.
Melvin Sandler (10/26/05)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Melvin H. Sandler, 88, of St. Mary died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at his home. He was born March 24, 1917, in Perry County, son of Gottlieb and Lena Dippold Sandler. He and Hazel Jean Sachse were married Oct. 1, 1950. Sandler was a pilot and flight instructor. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Pearl Forbey (10/26/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Pearl M. Forbey, 82, of Charleston died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, at Bertrand Nursing Facility. She was born Nov. 13, 1922, at Benton, daughter of John Ross and Beulah Minter Ervin. She and Archie Forbey were married Oct. 2, 1943. He died Feb. 4, 1995...
Mildred Hendrix (10/25/05)
Mildred May Hendrix, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 7, 1915, at Howell, Ark., the daughter of Herbert and Gertrude Bull Renau. She married Benny W. Hendon Sr., and he preceded her in death. She then married Tom Hendrix and he preceded her in death...
Merritt Taylor (10/25/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Merritt E. Taylor, 69, of Advance died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 23, 1935, in Kansas City, Kan., son of Earl and Ida Ellard Taylor. He and Mary Cudd were married Jan. 22, 1982, in Advance...
Patty Deal (10/25/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Patty Ruth Deal, 64, of Cairo died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Fountain Nursing Home in Marion, Ill. She was born June 20, 1941, in Carmi, Ill., daughter of Harry and Mary Dunker McWilliams. Before retiring she had worked at Snowners Plant and Bunge Corp. She attended Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center...
Ina Wiles (10/25/05)
Ina Marie Wiles, 91, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born in 1914 in Franklin, Ark., daughter of Elmer and Roxie Shell. She and Charles L. "Chuck" Wiles were married in 1933. He died in 1999. They moved to Cape Girardeau in 1995. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Ark., and had been a Sunday school youth teacher, Training Union teacher, and Women's Missionary Union leader...
Abalene Morgan (10/25/05)
Abalene Faye Skoruppa Morgan, 66, of San Diego, Texas, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at her home. She was born May 8, 1939, in Guadalupe, Texas, daughter of Frank and Hattie Skoruppa. She grew up in Corpus Christi and Beeville, Texas. In 1957 she married and moved to Missouri where she raised a family of five children with Kenneth Hayden, who died April 23, 2002. ...
Jess Hopple Sr. (10/25/05)
Jess David Hopple Sr., 70, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 14, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Roy V. and Thelma E. Branch Hopple. He and Freida Melton were married Dec. 24, 1954, at Charter Baptist Church in DeSoto, Mo...
Lawrence Kidd (10/24/05)
DELTA, Mo. -- Lawrence William Kidd, 95, of Delta died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at his home in Delta. He was born Sept. 13, 1910, in Arbor, Mo., son of Adam Hensley and Gladys Ann Beck Kidd. He and Lucille Rhodes were married on July 2, 1946, in Marshall, Miss. She preceded him in death on June 4, 2001...
Julius Newell (10/24/05)
Julius Ray Newell, 70, of Essex, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 13, 1935, in Balwin, Miss., son of Barney Lee and Lucy Reeves Newell. He and Marie Crosno were married on May 6, 1988 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She died Aug. 17, 2001...
Ralph Lettelier (10/24/05)
Ralph E. Lettelier, 95, of Oran died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 2, 1910, in Everett, Wash., son of Walter and Ada White Lettelier. He and Ethyle M. Carr were married on March 5, 1984. She died May 20, 1999...
Loretta Roberson (10/24/05)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Loretta B. Roberson, 65, of Mound City died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at her home in Mound City. The Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Florence Sackberger (10/24/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Florence Ann Sackberger, 75, of Cairo died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at her home in Cairo. She was born Jan. 31, 1930, in Frankfort, Ind., daughter of Peter Alton and Alda Winona Adams Bush. She and Louis E. Sackberger were married. He died March 5, 2002...
Merritt Taylor (10/24/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Merritt E. Taylor, 69, of Advance died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 23, 1935, in Kansas City, Kan., son of Earl and Ida Ellard Taylor. He and Mary Cudd were married on January 22, 1982, in Advance...
Olinda Weinkein (10/23/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Olinda V. Weinkein, 94, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born June 24, 1911, at Perryville, daughter of Raymond and Julia Thieret Brown. She and Herbert J. Weinkein were married June 29, 1926, at Perryville. He died Nov. 10, 1995...
LaVern Mitchell (10/23/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen LaVern Mitchell, 90, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born Jan. 31, 1915, in Brewer, Mo., daughter of Matt and Eva Fenwick Cissell. She and Shirley Mitchell were married Aug. 12, 1937. He died Oct. 21, 1990...
John Campbell (10/23/05)
John Lawrence Campbell, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born March 28, 1932, in Minneapolis, Minn., son of Chester Eugene and Elsie Genievieve Wolf Campbell. Campbell was a circus animal keeper...
Olga Bock (10/23/05)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Olga A. Bock, 91, of Frohna died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 17, 1914, in Farrar, Mo., daughter of Henry and Emma A. Koenig Verseman. She and William Albert Bock were married Aug. 4, 1934. He died March 3, 1975...
Willis Meek (10/23/05)
MACOMB, Ill. -- Willis Meek, 81, of Macomb, formerly of Blandinsville, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Macomb. He was born Aug. 22, 1924, in Blandinsville, son of Samuel and Mattie Gaumer Meek. He and Helen Keithley were married Dec. 6, 1946, at Blandinsville...
Anna Livers (10/23/05)
Anna Lee Livers, 78, of Jackson passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at her home. She was born March 22, 1927, in Dongola, Mo., daughter of Henry A. and Vida C. Hahn Crites. She and Joseph D. Livers were married Dec. 23, 1943. at Bloomfield, Mo. He passed away Nov. 16, 1992...
Lucius Leible (10/23/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lucius F. Leible, 75, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. He was born Sept. 11, 1930, in Perry County, Mo., son of Vincent and Helen Sauer Leible. He and Erline Vinson were married Oct. 22, 1955...
Anna Livers (10/22/05)
Anna Lee Livers, 78, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Sonja Dobbelare (10/22/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sonja Sue Dobbelare, 64, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1941, in Perry County, daughter of Otto J. and Hazel A. Huber Schumer. She and Floyd F. Dobbelare were married Oct. 7, 1961, in Perryville...
Donald Taylor (10/22/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Donald J. Taylor, 75, of Mounds died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 22, 1929, in Mounds, son of J. Curtis and Fern Taylor. He and Alta Mae Sowers were married in 1949. Taylor had worked for Illinois Central Railroad and Bunge Corp. of Cairo, Ill., and was a former city councilman in Mounds. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and Lions Club in Mounds, and was a timekeeper many years for Meridian School basketball games...
Howard Penrod (10/22/05)
Howard Richard Penrod, 74, of Ft. Worth, Texas, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 17, 1931, at Neelys Landing, son of Clinton and Hannah Josephine Pinkerton Penrod. He and Catherine L. Griffin were married Jan. 15, 1954. She died Feb. 1, 2002...
Eugene Leimbach (10/22/05)
Eugene Robert "Gene" Leimbach, 74, of Jackson passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 8, 1930, in Pocahontas, son of the late Otto and Julia Hemmann Leimbach. He and Geraldine "Geri" Boren were married July 6, 1952, in Pocahontas...
Philip and Catherine Brazer (10/22/05)
Philip J. and Catherine J. Brazer, husband and wife, ages 83 and 85 of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, and Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, respectively, at Missouri Veterans Home and the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Philip was born Oct. 25, 1921, in Baltimore, Md., son of Frank and Lula Thompson Brazer. Catherine was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Harry and Rose Bennett Hamilton. They were married April 7, 1951, married 54 years upon their deaths...
Philip Brazer (10/21/05)
Philip J. Brazer, 83, of Jackson, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005 at the Missouri Veterans Home In Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Bobby Walker (10/21/05)
Bobby Joe Walker, 60, of Cape Girardeau went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at his home. He was born June 3, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Thelma Virginia Barnett Walker. Mr. Walker worked more than 12 years at Colonial Manor, more than five years at Atlas Plastics, and more than 23 years at VIP Industries. ...
Roberta Key (10/21/05)
Roberta Key, 71, of Keystone Heights, Fla., formerly of Jackson, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. She was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Mascotte, Fla., daughter of Johnnie Stephen and Lowena Blanche Baker Grover. She and Thomas A. Key were married Feb. 2, 1954...
Mary Reynolds (10/20/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Helen Reynolds, 76, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 27, 1929, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Theodore Charles and Addie Isabelle Bennett Birk. She and Howard Lee Reynolds were married June 10, 1950, at Zion Lutheran Church in Poplar Bluff, Mo., by the Rev. Alton F. Wedel...
Juanita Dunning (10/20/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Juanita Ethel Dunning, 88, of Advance passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 16, 1916, at Malden, Mo., daughter of Sheffield and Phena Ripley St. Clair. Juanita and Emmett Dunning were united in marriage Feb. 5, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death April 7, 1977...
Robert Pfeiffer (10/20/05)
Robert C. Pfeiffer, 68, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1936, near Pocahontas, son of the late Erwin W. and Edna Elsa Miesner Pfeiffer. He and Margaret Ann Guth were married April 29, 1962. Bob was baptized, confirmed, and taught Sunday school at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas. He transferred to St. Paul Lutheran Church in 1962, and was formerly an elder and trustee...
Jennifer Dowdy (10/20/05)
Jennifer Jo Dowdy, 35, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1969, at Fairfax, Mo., daughter of Dale and Mary Welch Spell. She and Steven Dowdy were married in March 1990 in Cape Girardeau. Jennifer grew up in Cape Girardeau and was a 1988 graduate of Central High School. ...
Elberta Meier (10/20/05)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Elberta K. "Birdie" Meier, 83, of Farrar died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 7, 1922, at Farrar, daughter of John Otto and Emma M. Weibrecht Lohmann. She and Wilbert Gottlieb "Bill" Meier were married June 27, 1948. He died March 10, 1977...
Hazel Murphy (10/20/05)
Hazel G. Miller Murphy, 84, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Monticello House. She was born May 29, 1921, in Glass, Tenn., daughter of Jack and Mary Woody. She and E.T. Miller were married in 1937 at Hayti, Mo. He died May 15, 1968. She and Kenneth Murphy were married in 1982 in Greensville, Texas. He died Dec. 17, 1994...
Helen Reynolds (10/19/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Helen Reynolds of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Jim Schram (10/19/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Jim Schram, 66, of Oran died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1938, in Oran, son of Albert Adam and Clara T. Ziegler Schram. Mr. Schram was a graduate of St. Denis Grade School in Benton, Mo., and Oran High School...
Jean Warren (10/19/05)
Jean L. Warren, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 9, 1924, in Beaver Falls, Pa., daughter of David and Clara Richards Powell. She and Willard Warren were married June 13, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died June 7, 1999...
Juanita Dunning (10/19/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Juanita Ethel Dunning, 88, of Advance died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Advance Nursing Center. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Darnell Young (10/19/05)
Darnell Young, 42, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, after being run over by two vehicles on Nash Road. He was born June 20, 1963, in Chicago, son of James Poindexter and Mary Young. He married the former Susan Brown. Young was manager of Botkin Lumber Co...
Joann Thornton (10/19/05)
Joann B. Thornton, 75, of Prairie Village, Kan., died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital following a long term illness. She was born Jan. 15, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Orville and Thelma Givens Boswell. She married William W. Thornton...
Wanda Dunsmoor (10/19/05)
Wanda K. Dunsmoor, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Sept. 27, 1922, in Woodbine, Iowa, daughter of J.L. and Mabel Olive Condron Mikesell. She and Kenneth Dunsmoor were married April 19, 1944, in Manchester, Iowa. He died in 1990...
Kathryn Mowell (10/19/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Kathryn Arlene Mowell, 84, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born Aug. 15, 1921, in Anna, Ill., daughter of William and Cleta Anderson Davis. She and John Mowell were married Sept. 2, 1949, in Anna. He died Feb. 5, 1991...
George Lacy (10/18/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- George Lacy, 90, of Patton passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Stockoff Nursing Home in Fredericktown, Mo. He was born Jan. 1, 1915, at Talent, Mo., son of George Emanual and Sarah Jane Kitchen Lacy. He and Dorothy Madge Whitener were united in marriage May 17, 1940...
Jean Warren (10/18/05)
Jean L. Warren, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 9, 1924, in Beaver Falls, Pa., daughter of David and Clara Richards Powell. She and Willard Warren were married June 13, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died June 7, 1999...
Olean Arnold (10/18/05)
Sandusky, Ill. -- Olean Ceareas Arnold, 82, of Sandusky died Friday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Feb. 11, 1923, in Birdsmill, Mo., daughter of James Carr and Mary Alice Douglas Pillow. She and George Arnold were married. He preceded her in death...
Jason Ellinghouse (10/18/05)
Jason David Ellinghouse, 24, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 30, 1981, in Maryville, Ill., son of Charles and Claire Loiseau Ellinghouse. Ellinghouse was a longtime member of Centenary United Methodist Church, and recently became a member of Grace United Methodist Church...
Alida Hellwege (10/18/05)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Alida F. Hellwege, 89, formerly of Altenburg, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at Freeburg Care Center in Freeburg, Ill. She was born April 20, 1916, at Altenburg, daughter of Martin and Emma Walther Kaufmann. She and Theodore "Ted" Hellwege were married June 1, 1933. He died March 30, 1988...
Ruby Capron (10/18/05)
CYPRESS, Ill. -- Ruby Capron, 85, of Cypress died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. She was the daughter of Oscar and Myrtle Shourd Davault. She married Archie Capron. Capron was a lifelong member of West Eden Methodist Church...
Robert Ruhl (10/18/05)
Robert R. "Bonehead" Ruhl, 77, of Gordonville died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 7, 1928, in St. Louis, son of Charles and Viola Deetz Ruhl. He and Shirley McFarland were married July 3, 1948. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Bellew of Hayti, Mo., Judy Weeden of Collinsville, Ill., Karen Surface of Millersville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Thelma Ray (10/17/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Thelma Ray, 100, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Feb. 9, 1905, in Alexander County, daughter of the late Joseph Cleveland and Minnie Hartline Allen. Ray was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro...
Willard Rhodes (10/17/05)
FLORISSANT, Mo. -- Willard L. Rhodes, originally of Whitewater, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005. Survivors include a daughter, Monica Dunlap of St. Louis; a son, Russell Rhodes of St. Louis; a brother, Leonard Rhodes of Arnold, Mo.; three sisters, Marie Withers of Florissant, Mo., Louella Nothdurft of Cape Girardeau and LaVerne Langston of Hazelwood, Mo.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Ina Canter (10/17/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ina Foster Canter, 89, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, in Perryville. She was born Dec. 23, 1915, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of the late Ben and Ambrosia Tucker Hudson. She and Robert James Foster were married. He died Nov. 10, 1987. She and Edward Canter were married, and he died on May 25, 1996...
Wayne Terbrak (10/16/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wayne M. Terbrak, 63, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 25, 1941, in Perry County, Mo., son of William and Gertrude Mattingly Terbrak. He and LaDonna Tucker were married Nov. 16, 1968, in Perryville...
Hollis Minton (10/16/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Hollis L. Minton, 87, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at his home. He was born April 9, 1918, at Alzey, Ky., son of Walter D. and Mattie Pulliam Minton. He and Ellen Sammons were married April 9, 1936, at St. Louis. She died Jan. 25, 2005...
Olean Arnold (10/16/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Olean C. Arnold, 82 of Tamms died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Evelyn Rudolph (10/16/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Evelyn Bernice Rudolph, 87, of Mounds died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Charleston Manor in Charleston, Mo. She was born Sept. 6, 1918, at Ullin, Ill., daughter of Charles Arvle and Ina Mae Crippen Sowers. She and Edward "Jack" Rudolph were married. He died Sept. 18, 1986...
Jean Warren (10/16/05)
Jean L. Warren, 80, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Janet Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Crosstown, Mo...
Jason Ellinghouse (10/16/05)
Jason David Ellinghouse, 24, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Jody Gosnell (10/16/05)
Jody Gosnell, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 21, 1933, in Springfield, Mo., daughter of William and Ella Chipman McLaughlin. She and Jack R. Gosnell were married March 2, 1957, in Springfield...
Margaret Barks (10/15/05)
Margaret Barks, 77, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at her home in Jackson. She was born Jan. 1, 1928, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of the late Ferdinand and Claudina Balsman Jaco. Margaret graduated from Jackson High School in 1945, and was an avid supporter of the Jackson Indians. She was proud to be a member of the Jackson community...
Hazel Dunker (10/14/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hazel F. Dunker, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at Perry Oaks Care Center. She was born June 17, 1914, at Lithium, Mo., daughter of James T. and Bessie Preston Brown. She and Barnwell Dunker were married Dec. 29, 1933, at Perryville. He preceded her in death...
Margaret Barks (10/14/05)
Margaret Barks, 77, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence Fletcher (10/14/05)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Clarence L. "Junior" Fletcher, 75, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Cobden, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital in Murphysboro. He was born March 28, 1930, in St. Louis, son of Clarence L. and Margaret "Maggie" Jobe Fletcher. He and Kazuyo "Mickey" Okamoto were married Aug. 17, 1951, in Kobe, Japan...
Della Stoops (10/13/05)
Della Mae Stoops, 82, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 11, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Robert and Josie Owens Graden. She and Thomas Stoops were married in 1941 in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 6, 2005...
Della Mae Stoops (10/12/05)
Della Mae Stoops, 82, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at Ford and Son Funeral Home Mount Auburn Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The Rev. Randy Heckman will officiate...
Clyde Angle (10/12/05)
Clyde W. Angle, 76, of Jackson, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau of a head injury sustained at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1929, at Mayfield, Mo., son of Walter Chandes and Delphia V. Green Angle. He and Verda Mae Mayfield were married May 21, 1951, at Piggott, Ark...
Norma Wood (10/12/05)
Norma J. Wood, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 13, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Thomas Edwin and Dona Elizabeth Evans Wood. Miss Wood retired in 1994 from B-Line Manufacturing Co. in Highland, Ill...
Delmar Hutteger (10/12/05)
Delmar E. Hutteger, 82, of Jackson passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 2. 1923, in New Wells, son of William L. and Emma K. Weber Hutteger. He and Irene L. Roth were married Oct. 11, 1946. They had been married 43 years when she passed away Sept. 15, 1990...
Ralph Carr Jr. (10/12/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Ralph Reece Carr Jr., 68, will be celebrated Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at 10 a.m. at St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston. Monsignor Richard Rolwing, senior pastor at St. Francis Xavier Church in Sikeston, Mo., will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, with Missouri Military Honor Guard providing military graveside rites...
Doris Moody (10/12/05)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Doris Moody, 84, of Olmsted died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Parkland Hospital in Farmington, Mo. Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Rondal Schmidt (10/12/05)
Rondal Myrle Schmidt, 81, of McPherson, Kan., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Memorial Hospital in McPherson. He was born May 25, 1924, in Turpin, Okla., son of Daniel M. and Elizabeth Wiens Schmidt. He and Johnnie Louise Peck were married Aug. 2, 1945, in McPherson...
Juanita Downs (10/12/05)
Juanita Downs, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born Dec. 18, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frederick A. and Ruth L. Smith Schumacher. She and Edward L. Downs were married June 3, 1950, in Cape Girardeau...
David Mulcahy (10/11/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- David Jerome Mulcahy, 81, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 26, 1924, at Kennett, Mo., son of Paul and Dicie Lee Whitworth Mulcahy. He and Edna Florence Crowell were married Sept. 23, 1944. Mr. Mulcahy graduated from Morehouse High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University, and had been a pitcher for a fast-pitch softball league...
John Cargle (10/11/05)
John Finney Cargle, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 29, 1917, at Whitewater, son of John Wilson and Mary Elizabeth Cargle. He and Frances Coe Kramer were married Aug. 29, 1937, in Barlow, Ky. Mr. Cargle was a member of First Baptist Church. He served as president and state vice president of Junior Chamber of Commerce, vice president of Chamber of Commerce, school board member nine years, two as president...
Ethel Comer (10/11/05)
Ethel Willetta Comer, 83, of Webster Groves, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, following a brief illness. She was born in Johnson County, Ill., daughter of William F. and Rose Etta Comer of Cape Girardeau. She attended schools in Jefferson City, Mo., and Cape Girardeau. She was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, and received an advanced degree from Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn...
Raymond Diebold (10/11/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Raymond A. Diebold, 80, of Chaffee died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 3, 1924, in Perkins, Mo., son of the late Jacob and Bertha Graser Diebold. He and Florence Welter were married Nov. 8, 1949. She preceded him in death June 9, 2003...
Ava Wright (10/11/05)
Ava Jeanette Wright, 84, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Kennett, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born March 23, 1921, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of E.L. and Nancy Pearl Dyer Baker. She and McKinley Wright Jr. were married Oct. 25, 1941. He died Nov. 1, 1992...
LaWanda Jackson (10/11/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- LaWanda Sue Jackson, 58, of East Prairie, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at East Prairie Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 3, 1947, near East Prairie, daughter of Alfred Thomas and Mary Eveline Bone Hendrix. She and Bill Jackson were married Oct. 11, 1966...
Benny Carter (10/11/05)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Benny Carter, 52, of East Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at his home. He was born April 2, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Carl L. and Louanna Marie Williams Carter. Carter had been a correctional officer at Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Ill., and at Tamms Supermax Prison in Tamms, Ill., retiring in 2001...
Rev. Paul Strickert (10/11/05)
The Rev. Paul Strickert, 87, of Richardson, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, in Richardson. He was born May 28, 1918, in Beverly, Kan., son of Henry John C. and Minna Laura Rook Strickert. Survivors include a son, Donald Strickert of Plano, Texas; a daughter, Nancy Marioles of San Antonio, Texas; four brothers, Walt Strickert of St. ...
Doye Gadberry (10/11/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Doye F. Gadberry, 71, of Chaffee died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 31, 1934, in Mount Vernon, Ark., son of Alfred and Isabelle McNich Gadberry. He and Claudia Freeman were married Nov. 15, 1952, at Morley, Mo. Gadberry was a self-employed carpenter and worked in maintenance at Scott County Central School District...
Charles Greable (10/11/05)
Charles Junior Greable, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Life Care Center. He was born Nov. 16, 1927, at Reynolds, Mo., son of Charles Melvin and Dovey Stuart Greable. He and Viola Helderman were married Sept. 17, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. She died in 1969...
Clarence Buster (10/08/05)
WOOD RIVER, Ill. -- Clarence Hugh "Shorty" Buster, 89, of Wood River, Ill. and formerly of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Eldercare of Alton. He was born July 18, 1916, in Thebes, Ill., son of Richard David and Effie Mary Buster. He and Thelma Lorene Warren were married Dec. 30, 1938, at Jackson...
Ronald Rueseler (10/10/05)
Ronald Charles Rueseler, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 27, 1943, in Minneapolis, Minn., son of Albert C. and Opal Brantley Rueseler. His early childhood years were spent growing up in Cape Girardeau. ...
Mable Blake (10/10/05)
COBEN, Ill. -- Mable Irene Blake, 70, of Herrin, Ill., formerly of Cobden, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005 at her home in Herrin. She was born Feb. 9, 1935, in Union County, daughter of James Earl and Mable Marie Askew Modglin. She is survived by two daughters, Laura Blake of Chicago and Linda Blake of Marietta, S.C.; one son, Larry and wife, Valerie Blake, of Herrin...
Verdeman Kemp (10/10/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Verdeman Eugene "Brad" Kemp, 68, of East Prairie died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Kaiser, Ark., son of the late Tom and Beauton Riley Kemp Bowles. He and Cora May Nickell were married Nov. 6, 1971. She preceded him in death on July 22, 1973...
Raymond Diebold (10/10/05)
Raymond A. Diebold, 80, of Chaffee died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 3, 1924, in Perkins, Mo., son of the late Jacob and Bertha Graser Diebold. He and Florence Welter were married on Nov. 8, 1949. She preceded him in death on June 9, 2003...
Rev. Charles Saunders (10/09/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Charles D. Saunders, 101, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at St. Mary's of the Barrens in Perryville. He was born Aug. 11, 1904, in Cumberland, Iowa, son of John and Molly Dolan Saunders. He attended St. Vincent's College in Cape Girardeau and St. Mary's Seminary in Perryville. He served in Los Angeles, New Orleans, LaSalle, Ill., Chicago, St. Louis, Lemont, Ill., and Perryville before retiring in 1968...
Bob Trammel (10/09/05)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- Bob E. Trammel, 72, of Buncombe died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 10, 1933, in Booneville, Ill., son of Esco and Peggy Gooch Trammel. He and Jo-Ann G. Cates were married Jan. 4, 1952, in Jackson, Mo...
Jerome Amrhein (10/09/05)
Jerome Francis "Jerry" Amrhein, 72, of Scott City died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 15, 1933, at Cape Girardeau, the son of Joseph Anthony and Camille Caroline Kern Amrhein. He married Patricia Joan Schwartz on Jan. 19, 1952, at Cape Girardeau...
Juletta Thele (10/09/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Juletta Frances Thele, 76, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Glennon, Mo., daughter of Henry and Mathilda Koenig Thele. She lived her entire life in the Bollinger County area and was a resident of Elder Care since 1992. Juletta was baptized into the Catholic faith and had been a lifelong member of St. John's Catholic Church at Leopold, Mo. She also attended school in the Leopold school system...
Robin Kranawetter (10/08/05)
Robin Lanette Hoffmeister Kranawetter, 40, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 14, 1965, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lloyd and Judy Choate Hoffmeister. She and Richard Kranawetter were married May 10, 1986, in Jackson. He survives...
Ruth Heckathorn (10/08/05)
Ruth N. Heckathorn, 59, of Springfield, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born March 16, 1946, in Freeport, Ill., daughter of Fred and Anna Young Heckathorn. Ms. Heckathorn was a freelance technical writer and also developed software training at the Department of Public Aid and was a consultant for Ciber Inc. She owned Spectrum Communications from 1984 to 1987...
Joyce Stockton (10/08/05)
Joyce Stockton, 59, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 10, 1945, in Bakersfield, Calif., daughter of Herbert and Marjorie Belew Petzoldt. She and Fred Stockton were married Aug. 29, 1993. He died Feb. 8, 1999. Stockton was a graduate of Jackson High School...
Margaret McPherson (10/08/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Margaret Evelyn McPherson, 82, of Benton died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at her home. She was born June 11, 1923, in Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Ernie and Edna Moore Rister. She and Verbon McPherson were married June 8, 1941, at Benton. McPherson was a key punch operator 11 years at Rival Manufacturing. She worked at Olin Mathis Ammunition Co. in Alton, Ill., during World War II...
Arian Charde (10/08/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Arian Michael Charde, 11, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 14, 1993, in Las Vegas, Nev., son of William D. and Mandy M. Lynn Gaulding II. Arian was a student at Parkview State School in Cape Girardeau...
Robbie Roberts (10/08/05)
Robbie Lee Roberts, 95, of Belleville, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Swansea Care Nursing Home in Belleville. She was born Nov. 2, 1909, in Clinton, Ky., daughter of Solon and Monie Tyler Johnson. She and Clyde Roberts were married Feb. 25, 1925, at Jackson. He died Sept. 17, 1979...
Eileen Kasten (10/08/05)
Eileen Alma Kasten, 79, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn. She was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William Henry and Clara Anita Grossheider Kiehne. She married Paul Rudolph Kasten, who died Feb. 29, 2004...
Hazel Garrett (10/08/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Hazel Garrett, 73, of Thebes died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 10, 1931, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Edward and Lura Coplin Foutch. She married Victor Garrett, who died in 1969. Survivors include a daughter, Nellie Tucker of Thebes; a son, Wilford Garrett of Thebes; a sister, Barbara Shelton of Jackson; four brothers, Ernest Stevenson and Eddie Foutch of Thebes, J.P. ...
Leroy Mowery (10/07/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Leroy Charles Mowery, 77, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born March 31, 1928, in Jonesboro, son of Glenn A. and Beulah Lingle Mowery. He and Elois Mowery were married March 12, 1949, in Pickett, Ark...
Hazel Garrett (10/07/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Hazel Garrett, 73, of Thebes died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Robin Kranawetter (10/07/05)
Robin Kranawetter, 40, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Eula Tow (10/07/05)
Eula M. Garner Tow, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Aug. 5, 1914, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Charles L. and Martha Young Garner. She and Jesse Tow were married in August 1949 in Piggott, Ark. He died in 1968...
Carrie Peterman (10/07/05)
Carrie Elizabeth Peterman, 31, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas. She was born Nov. 9, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Neal Frederic and Hope Davis Peterman. Carrie earned a bachelor of science degree in cellular and molecular genetics and a bachelor of science degree in advertising mass communications from Southeast Missouri State University, and a juris doctorate from Pepperdine University Law School...
LeRoy Mowery (10/06/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- LeRoy Mowery, 78, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, at St. Louis University Hospital. Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joyce Stockton (10/06/05)
Joyce Stockton, 59, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her home. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Carrie Peterman (10/06/05)
Carrie Elizabeth Peterman, 31, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev. She was born Nov. 9, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Neal and Hope Davis Peterman. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday...
Beverly Lorenz (10/06/05)
Beverly Ruth Lorenz, 47, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1957, in St. Louis, daughter of Eldor J. and Verna E. Noennig Lorenz. Beverly graduated from Central High School in 1976, and worked for Jerry Lipps Truck Service 20 years. ...
Joshua Klipfel (10/05/05)
Joshua Lawrence Klipfel, 3 months old, of Scott City died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 7, 2005, in Cape Girardeau, son of James Lawrence and Lou Cinda Marcella Copley Klipfel. Klipfel attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City with his parents...
Scotty Barks (10/05/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Scotty L. (Scott) Barks of Marble Hill died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Perry County, Mo., at the age of 50 years. He was born at Cape Girardeau on Sept. 29, 1955, to Paul C. and Lucille Propst Barks. Scott was a graduate of Meadow Heights High School in Patton and attended Cape Vo-Tech School, majoring in electronics. He was an accomplished mechanic for more than 30 years...
Sam Smith (10/05/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Sam Smith, 30, of Jonesboro died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 21, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jim and Betty Shepard Smith. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Sandra Clements of Anna; and a brother, Scott Smith of Anna...
Loren Long (10/05/05)
Loren Robert "Bob" Long, 59, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born Dec. 9, 1945, in Cortland, N.Y., son of Victor L. and Betty Lou O'Rourke Long. He and Jacklyn L. Ott were married Feb. 10, 1979, in Rome, N.Y. Long was a supervisor for plastic molding manufacturers. He was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau and the Marine Corps League...
Rev. Hubert Hahs (10/05/05)
The Rev. Hubert F. Hahs, 93, of High Ridge, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 6, 1912, at Oak Ridge, son of David A. and Martha Josephine Godwin Hahs. He married Daisy M. Brotherton. Hahs served many congregations as pastor, and most recently was working with Fellowship Baptist Church and Feed My People. He had also been an assembler with Union Electric Co...
Karolyn Carr (10/05/05)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Karolyn Carr, 81, of Ullin died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 19, 1924, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of George J. and Doris Bucher Klein. Carr was formerly of Mounds, Ill. and Cairo, Ill. ...
Marjorie Penrod (10/04/05)
Marjorie M. Penrod, 81, of Webster Groves, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at Laclede Groves Nursing Home in Webster Groves. She was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Martin and Mary Schwettmann Lange. She and Malone O. "Pete" Penrod were married Nov. 8, 1942, in Union, Mo. He passed away Feb. 24, 1997...
Marie Knott (10/04/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie T. Knott, 76, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Feb. 21, 1929, in St. Louis, daughter of John and Bertha Harper Edmond. She and Arthur W. Knott were married Aug. 26, 1950. He died Jan. 4, 2002...
Kenneth Burton (10/04/05)
Kenneth Lee Burton, 38, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jimmy Lee and Patricia Ann Wilhelm Burton. He and Shannon Denise Gonzales were married Sept. 25, 1990, in Scott City. Burton was a crew foreman with Alliance Water Resources. He was a member of Eisleben Lutheran Church...
Grace Wille (10/04/05)
Grace Wille, 70, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born Jan. 13, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Newton and Grace I. Willa Gilliland. She and Norman E. Wille were married April 6, 1961, in Cape Girardeau. He died Feb. 15, 2001...
Elton Drury (10/04/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elton J. Drury, 69, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 18, 1935, at Bloomsdale, Mo., son of Alfred J. and Margaret Kemper Drury. He and Earline Bohnert were married April 26, 1958, at Longtown, Mo...
Mabel McCrary (10/04/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mabel M. McCrary, 92, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 6, 1913, at Crosstown, Mo., daughter of Emil John and Louise Matilda Schroeder Klobe. She and Edward Roy "Mac" McCrary were married Sept. 12, 1958. He died Nov. 26, 1978...
J.T. Holder (10/03/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- J.T. Holder, 80, of Wappapello, Mo. formerly of Advance, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born May 23, 1925, in Kewanne, Mo., son of George and Gladys Holder. He and Myra Geraldine Bird were married on Dec. 30, 1955, in Advance. She preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 1984...
Ernest Hanor (10/03/05)
flag EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Ernest Lee Hanor, 78, of East Prairie died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 27, 1926, in East Prairie, son of L.D. and Ozetta Curry Hanor. Hanor served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie...
Tiffany Riddle (10/03/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Tiffany Sue Riddle, 22, of Glenallen, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, in Madison County, Mo., the result of a one-vehicle accident. She was born Jan. 31, 1983, at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., daughter of Harvey and Brenda Harmon Riddle...
Jewell Verble (10/03/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jewell Pauline Verble, 72, of Anna died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born March 22, 1933, in Pacific, Mo., daughter of Ray and Stella Jones Slone. She and Harry Verble were married Jan. 20, 1951, in Dongola...
Grace Wille (10/03/05)
Grace Wille, 70, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at her home. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Augusta Aldridge (10/03/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Augusta Newburn Aldridge, 87, of Wolf Lake, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born June 18, 1918, in Gordonville, Mo., daughter of Frank and Mary Tunze Newburn. She and Paul Aldridge were married in Murphysboro. He preceded her in death...
Ellen Lingle (10/03/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ellen Lingle, 89, of Anna died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at the City Care Center in Anna. She was born on July 4, 1916, in Olmsted, Ill., daughter of Clyde and Myrtle Sheffer Rivers. She and Elmer Lingle were married Dec. 24, 1937. He died on March 4, 1966...
James Elfrink (10/03/05)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- James John Elfrink, 84, of Leopold died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1921, in Leopold, son of Jacob John and Adelheid H. Jansen Elfrink. He and Rachel Elizabeth Macke were married on June 2, 1945, in Leopold...
Linus Quade (10/03/05)
Linus W. "Mox" Quade, 86, of Burfordville, Mo., passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 14, 1919, south of Burfordville, son of John W. and Lara Kinder Quade. He and Jessie E. Brown were married August 25, 1950...
Augusta Aldridge (10/02/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Augusta Aldridge, 87, of Wolf Lake, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Ellen Lingle (10/02/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ellen Lingle, 89, of Anna, formerly of Cobden, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at City Care Center of Cobden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Marjorie Penrod (10/02/05)
Marjorie M. Penrod, 81, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at Laclede Groves Nursing Home at Webster Groves, Mo. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Egypt Mills Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery...
Leneta Oster (10/02/05)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Leneta N. "Nete" Oster, 92, of St. Mary died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. She was born on Oct. 28, 1912, in Perry County, daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Eddleman Winkler. She and Chalmer "Jack" Oster were married March 22, 1941. He died Nov. 3, 1982...
Linus Quade (10/02/05)
Linus W. "Mox" Quade, 86, of Burfordville died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Carrie Peterman (10/02/05)
Carrie Elizabeth Peterman, 31, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Louis Wright (10/02/05)
Louis Edward Wright, 83, of Scott City died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born June 29, 1922, at Commerce, Mo., son of Willie L. and Gladys Short Wright. He and Dorothy Sprenger were married June 29, 1946, at Illmo...
Katie Hopkins (10/02/05)
Katie Stroud Hopkins, 75, of Grand Prairie, Texas, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2005, at Arlington, Texas. She was born May 26, 1930, in West Point, Miss. Hopkins was a 1948 graduate of Jackson High School, where she was a drum majorette. ...
Evelyn Rushing (10/01/05)
Evelyn Lorraine Bullock Rushing, 86, of Cape Girardeau went to be with her Lord Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Feb. 14, 1919, in Bonne Terre, Mo., daughter of Arthur Cellis and Elba Rhoda Pratt Bullock. Evelyn was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. ...
Mitchell Rivers (10/01/05)
Mitchell Lee Rivers, 60, of St. Louis died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born July 26, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Oliphant Mitchell and Mildred Lee Bidewell Rivers. He and Jean Ann Volz were married June 27, 1970...
Caroline Eakins (10/01/05)
TUNNEL HILL, Ill. -- Caroline Eakins, 61, of Tunnel Hill passed away at 2:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Mrs. Eakins was born Jan. 22, 1944, at Commerce, Mo., to Huby and Letha Fraizer Malone. She and Norman Eakins were married June 8, 1962, at Millersville, Mo. He preceded her in death May 13, 2003...
William Morgan (10/01/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- William Preston "Bill" Morgan, 72, of Olive Branch died at noon Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 26, 1933, in East Prairie, Mo., son of Tom and Alma Powers Morgan. He married Beulah Bigham...