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Obituaries from February 2006

Milton Shrum (02/28/06)
Milton Rayford Shrum, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Jan. 6, 1920, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Joseph and Nora Hahn Shrum. He and Virginia Ridings were married Jan. 10, 1942, in Marquand, Mo. She preceded him in death Jan. 2, 1997...
Elmer Taylor (02/28/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elmer F. Taylor Sr., 81, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1924, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Henry Joseph and Mary Matilda Taylor. He and Mary Ann McDowell were married Sept. 25, 1945. Taylor was employed for 22 years as a mechanic at Sabreliner. ...
Margaret Mollenhour (02/28/06)
Born Feb. 1, 1928, in Caruthersville, Mo., to Harry and Lissie Ridgley, Margaret Nell Ridgley Mollenhour passed away in her home Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. She is survived by a sister, Grace Nasci of Reno, Nev.; three children and spouses, Bill and Angie Mollenhour of Harrisonville, Mo., Ann Miller-Pack and Rick Pack of Lees Summit, Mo., Janet and Larry Minkler of Shawnee, Kan. ...
Helen Trantham (02/28/06)
Helen Augusta Dunn Trantham was born Aug. 6, 1921, on the family farm near Buchanon, Mo., to Elmer and Mildred Haddock Dunn. She grew up in Lowndes, Mo. The family moved to Cape Girardeau in 1933. She attended Campus High School, graduating in 1939. She received a bachelor of science in home economics from Southeast Missouri State University in 1942. She taught school in Cobden, III., and Morley, Mo. She and Capt. Archie Peyton Trantham, USAF, were married in Gulfport, Miss., Aug. 28, 1943...
Goldie Green (02/28/06)
Goldie M. Green, 76, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 3, 1929, in Friedheim, daughter of Herman and Letha Harris Dickman. She married Ancel Medlock, who died in January 1948. She later married Jerry Green, who died in February 1994...
Scott Cornman (02/28/06)
Scott Lee Cornman, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006. He was born Dec. 18, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, son of Darrell Lee and Sandra Sue Kirkpatrick Cornman. Cornman was in management with Southwestern Bell Communications in Cape Girardeau. He was of the Missionary Baptist belief...
Dorothy Halter (02/28/06)
Dorothy Halter, 75, of Pensacola, Fla., formerly of Scott City, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Bowerman (02/28/06)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Ralph W. Bowerman, 86, of McClure died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at his home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Gladys Clayton (02/28/06)
Lillian Gladys Clayton, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Feb. 12, 1910, in Cullman, Ala., daughter of Talmer Alphus and Harriet Abercrombie Barfoot. She and Joseph W. Clayton were married Jan. 18, 1927, at Parma, Mo. He died Oct. 4, 1970...
Lillian Ballard (02/28/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lillian Elizabeth Ballard, 95, of Melbourne, Fla., died Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at the home of her son. She was born Jan. 8, 1911, in Anna, daughter of Walter J. and Ara R. Rendleman Lamer. She and Royal Lee Ballard were married May 19, 1945, in Anna. He died March 25, 2000...
Lisa LaRose (02/28/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lisa K. LaRose, 43, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 7, 1962, in Perryville, daughter of John M. and Sharolyn K. Ochs LaRose. LaRose was a former marketing director with Mid America Farm Publication. She bred and raised national show horses and American saddle bred horses...
Agatha Largent (02/27/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret Agatha Largent, 95, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 21, 1910, in Gideon, Mo., to the late Martin VanBuren and Elizabeth A. Atteberry Mumma. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston for over 50 years where she was active in the United Methodist Women's Circle II, women's civic club, volunteered at Scott County blood drives and enjoyed her bridge clubs...
Clareen Macklin (02/27/06)
Ste. Genevieve, Mo. -- Clareen Wallace Macklin, 74, of Ste. Genevieve was born Jan. 9, 1932, at Lowndes, Mo., the daughter of Harry and Ermine Davis Wallace and passed away Feb. 25, 2006, at the Advance Nursing Center. Clareen was a homemaker and a Jehovah Witness...
Alene Schneier (02/27/06)
Alene M. Schneier, age 91, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson, where she had been a resident for one day. She was born Aug. 24, 1914, in Cedar Fork, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Martha Bendel Henderson. She and William "Bill" Schneier were married June 2, 1936, in Jackson. He passed away on Nov. 19, 1978...
Opal Howell (02/27/06)
Dongola, Ill. -- Opal A. Howell , 83, of Dongola died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born July 1, 1922, in Dongola, daughter of Charlie Willis and Allie May Owens. She and Marvin Howell were married on June 28, 1943, in Charleston, Mo...
Arnold Rector (02/27/06)
Anna , Ill. -- Arnold M. Rector, 79, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born June 14, 1926, in Neely's Landing, Mo., son of Albert and Florence Dennison Rector. He and Mary Delores Linton were married on July 16, 1949, in Jonesboro...
Patricia Dixon (02/27/06)
Tamms, Ill. -- Patricia Ann Dixon, 50, of Tamms, formerly of Murphysboro, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at the Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center. She was born Feb. 6, 1956, in Carbondale, daughter of Earl and Jean Clutts Etherton. She and Steven W. Dixon were married on Oct. 19, 1986...
Donald Keller (02/27/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donald Keller, 87, of Anna died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006. at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 16, 1918, son of Joe and Lona Carter Keller. He and Helen Pickles were married on July 4, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. Keller was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cobden, Ill. He was employed at Slingblade and had previously worked at International Shoe, Bunny Bread, Keller Farm Supply and the Anna-Jonesboro Bin Co...
E. Louise Graves (02/27/06)
MARION, Ill. -- E. Louise Graves, 75, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at her residence. She was born July 1, 1930, in Williamson County to Walter and Elsie Peterson Robertson. She and Kenneth A. Graves were married on Dec. 28, 1957, in Marion. He preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2005...
Joel Monahan (02/26/06)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Joel E. "Jewell" Monahan, 64, of McClure died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 24, 1941, at Hamp Wallace, Ariz., son of Lee John and Ruth Cook Monahan. He and Joyce Earline Johnson were married Jan. 16, 1973, at Cairo, Ill...
Cloreen Macklin (02/26/06)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Cloreen Wallace Macklin, 74, of Ste. Genevieve died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo. She was born Jan. 9, 1932, at Lowndes, Mo., daughter of Harry and Ermine Davis Wallace. She and Finley Macklin were married Feb. 10, 1975...
Norman Seabaugh (02/26/06)
Norman R. Seabaugh, age 87, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born May 31, 1918, in Daisy, Mo., son of Willis E. and Sophia Barks Seabaugh. He and Louella Nell Proffer were married Oct. 2, 1965. They enjoyed 28 years of marriage prior to her death Nov. 2, 1993...
Sara Guetterman (02/26/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Sara Guetterman, 84, of Cairo died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital after an extended illness. She was born May 31, 1921, at Cairo, daughter of Alex and Mary Farah Johnson. She married Jack Guetterman in 1945. As a young woman, Guetterman was employed at McKesson and Robbins. ...
Addie Pinkston (02/26/06)
KELSO, Mo. -- Addie B. Pinkston, 80, of Kelso died at her home on Friday, Feb. 24, 2006. She was born April 2, 1925, in Illmo, the daughter of August and Mary Sarah Caldwell Eifert. She married James T. Pinkston on Nov. 9, 1946, at Cape Girardeau. He died May 25, 1989...
Alice Cargle (02/26/06)
WEATHERFORD, TEXAS -- Alice Ellen Cargle, 78, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, in Weatherford, following a prolonged illness. She was born June 22, 1927, in Robbs, Ill., daughter of Roy and Carrie Googe. She and Jennings Buford (J.B.) Cargle, a former postal worker, were married in August 1950. He died Oct. 7, 1971...
Helen Trantham (02/26/06)
Helen Augusta Dunn Trantham, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Patricia Dixon (02/26/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Patricia Ann Dixon, 50, of Tamms, formerly of Murphysboro, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at the Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Feb. 6, 1956 in Carbondale, Ill., daughter of Earl and Jean (Clutts) Etherton. She and Steven W. Dixon were married Oct. 19, 1986. He survives...
Agatha Largent (02/26/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Agatha Largent, 95, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Keith Koepp (02/26/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Keith D. Koepp, 60, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Benton and Charleston, Mo., was called to his heavenly home on Feb. 21, 2006. He was born in Cape Girardeau on May 9, 1945, son of John and Kathleen Koepp, formerly of Charleston and Jefferson City, Mo., who preceded him in death...
Vicki Tucker (02/25/06)
Vicki Jo Tucker, 54, of Castalian Springs, Tenn., died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in Castalian Springs. She was born June 18, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Billy Marion and Wilma Ruth Dunn Williamson. She was raised in Essex, Mo., and was a member of Essex Assembly of God Church...
David Murphy (02/25/06)
David Lee Murphy, 51, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born June 3, 1954, in St. Louis, son of Laymon "Edward" and "Mary" Elizabeth Schneider Murphy. David was a 1972 graduate of Lindbergh High School in St. Louis. In 1973 he moved to Cape Girardeau, where he worked several years in residential construction for Roy Owen Construction. He had worked at General Sign the past 25 years...
Christa Robbins (02/25/06)
DIXON, Mo. -- Christa Robbins, 78, of Dixon died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Bernsbach, Germany, daughter of the late Oscar and Else Hecker. She and Jimmie Ray Robbins Sr. were married July 16, 1958, in Germany. He preceded her in death July 5, 2004...
Festine Taylor (02/25/06)
R. Festine Taylor, 79, recently of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006. Festine was born Jan. 22, 1927, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of Robert Emmett and Sadie Lee Hudgens Durbin. She married Leon Emory June 7, 1943. They later divorced. She was married to Beryl Taylor Feb. 23, 1947. They were divorced in 1986...
Oliver Dunn (02/25/06)
Oliver "Joe" Dunn, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 24, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of Curtis J. and Ida Ramsey Dunn. He and Mildred A. Pendell were married in Lansing, Mich. She preceded him in death...
Sara Guetterman (02/25/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Sara Guetterman, 84, of Cairo died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital after an extended illness. She was born May 31, 1921, at Cairo, daughter of Alex and Mary Farah Johnson. She married Jack Guetterman in 1945. As a young woman, Guetterman was employed at McKesson and Robbins. ...
Addie Pinkston (02/25/06)
KELSO, Mo. -- Addie B. Pinkston, 81, of Kelso died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Call (02/24/06)
Shirley Ann Call, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, at her home. She was born July 8, 1938, at Gordonville, daughter of Arl and Beulah Givens Kinder. She and Homer Call were married Feb. 26, 1966, at Lutesville, Mo. Call retired as a cashier from Security Bank and Trust in Marble Hill, Mo. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Marble Hill, and Eastern Star Victory Chapter 431. She had lived in Cape Girardeau five years...
Denver Shelton (02/24/06)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Denver R. Shelton, 77, of Olmsted died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at City Care Nursing Center in Anna, Ill. He was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Olmsted, son of Maurice and Pearl Shelton. He first married Betty Jean Riley, who died in 1996. He later married Norma Crecelius...
Janet Alfultis (02/24/06)
Janet Alfultis, 74, of North Bethesda, Md., died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md. She was born Sept. 8, 1931, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Charles Joseph and Amanda Heisserer Baronowsky. She and Richard "Dick" Alfultis were married May 30, 1953...
Pat Gagnepain (02/18/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pat Gagnepain, 98, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born April 15, 1907, in Perry County, daughter of August and Elbertine May Reiss. She and Monroe Gagnepain were married April 6, 1931. He died Dec. 19, 2005...
Lucille Malone (02/23/06)
Lucille A. Malone, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 5, 1920, in Kelso, Mo., daughter of William "Bill" and Anna Heisserer Seyer. She and John Glynn Malone were married June 3, 1948. He died July 18, 1999...
Keith Koepp (02/23/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Keith Koepp, 60, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Benton, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Announcement courtesy of Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Thekla Mild (02/23/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Thekla W. Mild, 100, of Kirkwood, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at Manor Grove Nursing Center in Kirkwood. She was born Aug. 28, 1905, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph and Pauline Phisterer Hoeh. She married Erwin H. Mild, who preceded her in death...
Trish Brotherton (02/23/06)
PATTON, Mo. -- Patricia A. "Trish" Brotherton, 52, of Patton died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 8, 1954, in St. Louis, daughter of Lloyd and Lorraine Harrison Herren. She and Gary Brotherton were married Feb. 24, 1973, at Patton...
Ruby Darby (02/22/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ruby Lee Darby, 86, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 19, 1919, in Marble Hill, daughter of William T. and Mary Dell Crites Fox. She and Lon Otto Darby were married April 14, 1935, in Jackson. He died in 1940...
Carolina Macke (02/22/06)
Carolina E. Macke, 75, of St. Louis died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at Bethesda Southgate Nursing Facility in St. Louis County. She was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Glennon, Mo., daughter of George and Emma Laurentius Beel. She and Frank Macke were married April 1, 1955. He died March 26, 1992...
Martha Bryant (02/22/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Martha Louise Bryant, 85, of Charleston died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born July 5, 1920, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Neil and Irma Edwards. She married Blaine Bryant, who preceded her in death...
Adyn Booker (02/22/06)
Adyn Christian Booker passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at his home in Cape Girardeau, at the age of three months. He was born Nov. 13, 2005, in Cape Girardeau, son of Nicolas and Jessica Kroenung Booker. Loving survivors include his parents; a half brother, James Collin Chipman of Columbia, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Belinda Bollinger and boyfriend Dusty Lair of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandfather, Phillip Kroenung and fiance Beth Neuwirth of St. ...
Earlene Curry (02/21/06)
A lifelong resident of Delta, Helen Earlene Curry, 76, was united with her Lord Jesus Christ Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 13, 1930, to Remus Benson and Ruby Pearl Hodge Medlock. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Louis Curry and four brothers...
Medford Taylor (02/21/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Medford "Pete" Taylor, 93, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Jan. 30, 1913, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Ora S. and Arles E. Yount Propst. She and Merrell J. Taylor were united in marriage April 19, 1935. He preceded her in death Dec. 7, 1954...
Peggy Shipley (02/21/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Peggy Shipley, 93, of Maryville, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Collinsville Care Center in Collinsville, Ill. She was born Oct. 8, 1912, at Cora, Ill., daughter of Harry and Mary Wale McLaughlin. She and Doyle Shipley were married May 27, 1939. He preceded her in death...
Peggy Lawson (02/21/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Peggy Mae Lawson, 90, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Feb. 5, 1916, in England, Ark., daughter of James Arthur and Maude Alice Appleton Vent. She and Roy Jefferson Lawson were married July 21, 1935, in Canalou, Mo. He died July 8, 1974...
Glenn Brown (02/21/06)
JONESBORO, Ill.-- Glenn "Dutch" Brown, 89, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at Jonesboro Health Care. He was born Aug. 30, 1916, son of Clovis and Estella Goodman Brown. He and Lucille Slicker were married Dec. 12, 1937, in Benton, Ky. She died May 26, 1981...
Dale Gorman (02/20/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dale Ann Gorman, 63, of Anna, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 18, 1943, in St. Louis, the daughter of Milferd and Georgia Lewis Doerr. Gorman was retired from the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna...
Esther Bennett (02/20/06)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Esther E. Bennett, 70, of Cobden, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at her home in Cobden. She was born Jan. 14, 1936, in Alto Pass, Ill., the daughter of Aubrey and Lydia Berry Hickman. She and Henry Bennett were married in June 1962. He died in June 1999...
Mabel Rumfelt (02/20/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Mabel G. Rumfelt, 89, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 1, 1916, in Grand Tower, Ill., daughter of Ardell and Pansy Phillips Harris. She and William E. "Bill" Rumfelt were married Feb. 15, 1941, in St. Louis...
Regina Baggott (02/20/06)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Regina Baggott, 90, of Urbana, Ill., formerly of Cobden, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Provena Covenant Medical Center in Urbana. She was born June 27, 1915, in Cobden, daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Stegle Basler. She and Ford E. Baggott were married on Aug. 23, 1937, in Cobden. He died June 30, 1991...
Bertha Laurentius (02/20/06)
Bertha J. Laurentius, 84, of Biehle, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Feb. 1, 1922, in Biehle, daughter of William and Emma Biehle Schemel. She and John A. Laurentius were married Feb. 3, 1940. He died Sept. 16, 1982...
Blandine Westrich (02/20/06)
Blandine Clara Westrich, 96, of New Hamburg, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 20, 1909, in New Hamburg, daughter of Anton and Regina Diebold Blattel. She married William "Bill" Westrich April 24, 1928. He died Sept. 22, 1950...
Mabel Neal (02/20/06)
Mabel Grace Neal, 85, of Advance, went home to be with our Lord on Feb. 18, 2006. Widowed in June 1993 from her loving husband, James L. Neal Sr., after 41 years of happiness. Mabel met her husband while working together at a glass bottle company. In 1982 Mabel retired from the glass industry as a lab technician. Upon retirement Mabel and James moved to her birthplace home near Advance, Mo...
James O'Connell (02/19/06)
James Dale O'Connell, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1953, at Cape Girardeau, son of Elmer and Ann Reed O'Connell. O'Connell was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He was the former owner operator of O'Connell Dental Prosthesis in Tupelo, Miss...
Blandine Westrich (02/19/06)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Blandine Westrich, 96, of New Hamburg died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Medford Taylor (02/19/06)
Medford "Pete" Taylor, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Elder Care of Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Jan. 30, 1913, at Scopus, daughter of Ora S. and Arles E. Yount Propst. She and Merrell J. Taylor were married April 19, 1935. He died Dec. 7, 1954...
Minnie Whitler (02/19/06)
Minnie Clara Whitler, 85, of Gordonville, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 30, 1920, in Gordonville, daughter of Martin P. and Clara M. Eggers Hanschen. She and Louis Henry Whitler were married Sept. 19, 1946, in Gordonville. They enjoyed 57 years of marriage prior to his death on Oct. 14, 2003...
William Kluesner (02/19/06)
William "Tom" Kluesner, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 20, 1935, at St. Joseph, Tenn., son of Frank and Monica Reischman Kluesner. He and Mary Horrell were married Jan. 7, 1956, in Jackson, Mo. She passed away March 3, 1998...
Donald Hitt (02/18/06)
Donald L. Hitt, 72, of Houma, La., died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006. He was born Dec. 20, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Claude E. and Addie J. Crawford Hitt. He married Janet A. Porche, who died in December 2005. Mr. Hitt was a member of St. Gregory Catholic Church...
Edwin Kirn (02/18/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edwin L. "Eddie" Kirn, 84, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. He was born July 16, 1921, at Friedheim, Mo., son of Andrew and Elizabeth Renner Kirn. He and Marcella C. Halter were married Oct. 21, 1947, at Apple Creek, Mo...
James O'Connell (02/18/06)
James Dale O'Connell, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb.15, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lorimier Cemetery. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Vyron Harmon (02/17/06)
Vyron Harmon of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lillian Irene Boehme of Jackson. Other survivors include daughters Martha Joiner of Cape Girardeau and LaDonna Suttle of Albuquerque, N.M., three grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews...
Geneva Wilkinson (02/17/06)
Geneva Wilkinson, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Nov. 8, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Charley and Elizabeth (Schuette) Davie. She and Woodrow Wilkinson were married April 9, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death on April 3, 1990...
Cotton Holyfield (02/17/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Henry J. "Cotton" Holyfield, 72, died at 12:55 p.m. Feb. 15, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 29, 1933, in Sikeston, to the late Carl P. and Votra Baker Holyfield Sr., he was owner and operator of Holyfield Flying Service for 27 years and from 1968 to 1978, he was manager of Sikeston Municipal Airport. ...
Carl Pickett (02/17/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl Pickett, 81, of Anna died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Carl T. and Hazel E. Pickett. He married Elizabeth I. Abernathy on Sept. 10, 1950 in Piggott Ark. She died Jan. 23, 2000...
Elisa Johnson Ransom (02/17/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Elisa Johnson Ransom, 34, of Carbondale, Ill., formerly of Cairo, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at the Hazel Meadows Nursing Home in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo.
Charles R. Peterson (02/17/06)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Charles R. Peterson, 52, of Monclova, Ohio, formerly of Dongola, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.
Eugene Rhodes (02/17/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eugene Rhodes, 82, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 15. 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, at Claryville, Mo., the son of Edward and Philomene Schulte Rhodes. He was retired from the Perryville city water department...
Patricia Dirden (02/17/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Patricia Ann Dirden, 62, of Anna, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center. She was born May 29, 1943, in Dennison, Texas, daughter of Patrick Emerson and Bessie Tropp O'Cordan. She and Billy Wayne Tyson were married in 1961. He died April 29, 1999. She later married Elvis I. Dirden on July 11, 1987, in Odessa, Texas. He died June 27, 1995...
John Cook (02/17/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John Dave Cook, 78, of Marble Hill, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 21,1927, at Hurricane, Mo., son of Adam Lee and Kizzie Caroline Langston Cook. He and Melba "Peg" D. Garland were married Dec. 13, 1947, at Marble Hill...
Delsey Wood (02/17/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Delsey Annetoinette Wood, 41, of Tamms died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial in West Side Cemetery at Ullin, Ill...
Lance Simmons (02/16/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lance Simmons, 30, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 9, 1975, in Jonesboro, Ark., son of James and Barbara DeKoster Simmons Sr. of Oran, Mo., he was a member of New Life Christian Center of Morley, Mo., and was a foreman for MidState Builders and Garage Door in Oran...
Larry Umfleet (02/16/06)
Loving husband and father, Larry Joe Umfleet of Scott City left this earth and went to be with his heavenly Father Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006. He was born April 25, 1944, in Bloomfield, Mo., to Thelma LeGrand Umfleet and Lawrence Umfleet. Larry was a 1962 graduate of Advance High School. Upon graduation he went to work for Road Sprinkler Fitters Local 669. In 2003 he retired from Western Kentucky Sprinkler Co. after 41 years of dedicated service...
Vyron Harmon (02/16/06)
Vyron G Harmon, 87, formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call at Eisleben Lutheran Church from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements...
Geneva Wilkinson (02/16/06)
Geneva Wilkinson, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Essie Poe (02/16/06)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Essie Jane Poe, 92, of Sturdivant died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at Three Rivers Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Nov. 25, 1913, in Tiptonville, Tenn., daughter of Thomas Filmore and Mary Bridget Gill Davidson. She and Gordon Poe were married Jan. 27, 1933, in Clarkton, Mo. He died in 1960...
Fred Schrader (02/16/06)
Fred L. Schrader, 68, of Carson City, Nev., died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 15, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis H. and Addie N. Larimore Schrader. Schrader was a 1955 graduate of Jackson High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University and St. Louis School of Banking...
Floetta Myers (02/16/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Floetta M. Myers, 75, of Advance died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Advance Nursing Home. She was born May 3, 1930, in Hope, Ark., daughter of Henry and Jeffie Brockham Farmer. She married Sidney A. Myers May 6, 1946, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died Nov. 11, 1999...
Lorene Goodwin (02/16/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lorene Goodwin, 88, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 19, 1917, in Perry County, daughter of August and Emma Herron Buff. She and Zello Taylor were married in 1934. She and Samuel Goodwin were married in 1971. He died Nov. 1, 1995...
Helen Bowden (02/15/06)
Helen Laura Bowden, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 22, 1917, daughter of Clarence and Naomi Bess Hinkle of Cape Girardeau. She and Ray A. Bowden were married Sept. 17, 1937. He died Aug. 9, 1967...
Gladys Lippmann (02/15/06)
After a wonderful, fulfilling life at age 98 years, 11 months and 17 days, a resident of East Prairie went to be with her Lord, Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at 6:55 p.m. in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Feb. 26, 1907, in Mississippi County, Mo., to the late Ashley Crockett and Elizabeth Baker Presson, Gladys lived in the St. ...
Norma Smith (02/15/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Norma J. Smith, 71, of Kansas, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 17, 1934, in Topeka, Kan., daughter of Louis and Opal McKinnley Klesath. She and Orville W. Smith were married April 2, 1949. He died Nov. 5, 2004...
Betty Agee (02/15/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Betty M. Agee, 52, of Advance died Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at her home following an extended illness. She was born Oct. 18, 1953, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of John and Irene McAdow Callaham. Agee was an inspector at Paramount Headwear Hat Factory in Dexter and Advance several years. She attended Perkins Baptist Church in Perkins, Mo., and was a member of Advance Eagles Auxiliary...
Orval Wolfe (02/15/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Orval William Wolfe, 89, of Anna died Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at the home of a daughter in Anna. He was born Oct. 18, 1916, in Oconto Falls, Wis., son of William and Anna Lobus Wolfe. He and Ruth Margaret Alexander were married Jan. 20, 1939, in Joliet, Ill...
Dr. Victor Isaacs (02/15/06)
Dr. Victor "Eric" Isaacs, 61, of St. Louis died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., following an automobile accident in Scott County. He was born July 12, 1944, in Indianapolis, Ind., son of Charles R. and Violet Swanson Isaacs. Isaacs was a physician and was formerly of Cape Girardeau...
William May Sr. (02/15/06)
Loving husband and father, William Joseph May Sr., left this earth and went home to heaven Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006. He was born Jan. 22, 1933, in Cape Girardeau to Martha and Jesse May. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, longtime truck driver, stunt car driver, woodworker, and avid motorcycle enthusiast, among other things...
Juanita Cerny (02/15/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Juanita Cerny, 88, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of the late Herbert Alexander and Velma Valiere Dacus Melton. She married Raymond Cerny, who preceded her in death in 1981...
Frances Elias (02/14/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Frances Barkett Elias, 84, of Cairo passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006. She was born May 6, 1921, to parents James S. and Phoebe Lewis Barkett. She and Fred S. Elias were married June 20, 1948. He passed away April 15, 1970...
Loyd Twente (02/14/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Loyd Arthur Twente, 100, of Ullin, formerly of Tamms, Ill., and Columbia, Tenn., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 25, 1905, in Olive Branch, Ill., son of the late Louis Arvene and Eva Westerman Twente...
Christopher Bond (02/14/06)
Christopher C. Bond, 79, of Cape Girardeau died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 20, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Grover and Bertha Goza Bond. He and Dorothy Bea Wilson were married June 30, 1951, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Ethel Moore (02/14/06)
Ethel R. Moore, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at her home. She was born June 6, 1922, in Dillon, S.C., daughter of RoShell and Illa Hayes Allen. She and Carmen L. Isella were married in 1941, and resided in Baltimore, Md. In 1955, she and William N. Moore were married. They resided in Georgetown, S.C., where they were members of First Assembly of God Church. He died in 1986...
Juanita Cerny (02/14/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Juanita Cerny, 88, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of Herbert Alexander and Velma Valiere Dacus Melton. She married Raymond Cerny, who died in 1981...
Earl Sitzes (02/13/06)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Earl Jewell Sitzes, of Grassy died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at his residence. He was born Dec. 7, 1932, in Arab, Mo., son of Emanuel Jacobs and Susan Ethel Fish Sitzes. He and Betty Jean Harris were married on Feb. 16, 1952, in Piggott, Ark...
Jerry Pirtle Jr. (02/13/06)
SHERMAN, Texas -- Jerry Wayne Pirtle Jr., 41, of Sherman died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, in Sherman. He was born Jan. 30, 1965, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jerry Wayne Pirtle Sr. and Sharon Sue Hanks. Pirtle was a contractor and roofer. Survivors include his mother, Sharon Hanks of Cordova, Tenn.; father and stepmother, Jerry and Shirley Pirtle of Randles, Mo.; a son, Joshua Pirtle of Springfield, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Leslie Cross of Benton; two brothers, Rodney Davis of Oran and Mark Pirtle of Randles; two sisters, Nancy Trentham of Cordova, Tenn., and Glenda Thomas of Randles; and four grandchildren.. ...
Beatrice Baudendistel (02/13/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Beatrice Mary Baudendistel, 95, of Charleston, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born June 7, 1910, in Highland, Mo., daughter of Henry Louis and Appie Unterriener Ranaud. She and Frank Joseph Baudendistel were married May 29, 1933. He died on June 9, 1974...
Robert Moore (02/13/06)
ELKLAND, Mo. -- Robert Joseph Moore, 65, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at his home in Elkland. Moore was born Aug. 12, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry and Dorothy Crites Moore. Moore was an electrician...
Norma Hawthorne (02/13/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Norma M. Hawthorne, 83, of Perryville, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 17, 1922, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Hancel and Marjorie Overpack Harris. She and Thomas Thompson were married in October 1940, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 1967. She and John Hawthorne were married on Sept. 7, 1962. He died on June 12, 2002...
Frances Elias (02/13/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Frances Barkett Elias, 84, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006. She was born May 6, 1921, daughter of James S. Barkett and Phoebe Lewis Barkett. She and Fred S. Elias were married on June 20, 1948. He preceded her in death on April 15, 1970...
Ethel Moore (02/13/06)
Ethel R. Moore, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at her home. She was born June 6, 1922, in Dillon, S.C., daughter of RoShell and Illa Hayes Allen. She and Carmen L. Isella were married in 1941 and resided in Georgetown, S.C. In 1955, she and William N. Moore were married and they resided in Baltimore, Md. He preceded her in death in 1986...
Sammie Knupp (02/13/06)
Sammie Ellis Knupp, 89, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at the Regency Place in Greenfield, Ind. He was born Sept. 8, 1916, in Dexter, son of John A. and Lula Frick Knupp. He and Virginia Null were married and she preceded him in death on Dec. 26, 2002...
Henry Tellor (02/13/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Henry M. Tellor, 83, of Anna, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at the Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Aug. 8, 1922, in Alto Pass, son of Melvin and Alma Fox Tellor. He and Carrie Joy VanAmburg were married. Tellor worked as a truck driver and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a former member of the Anna VFW and a member of Salem Lutheran Church...
LeRoy Johnston (02/13/06)
LeRoy M. "Roy" Johnston, 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 9, 1922, in Green Bay, Wisc., son of Clarence H. and Rosa Beaseau Johnston. Johnston drove a truck for Barrett Mobile Home Transport, worked for Lavonia Feed Mill in Lavonia, Ind. and Oxequipe out of Chicago, Ill. He drove a bus for South Suburban Transit in Chicago and worked for Link Belt making conveyers for the U.S. Navy...
Elvis Smothers (02/13/06)
Elvis O. Smothers, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 16, 1916, in Swinton, Mo., son of Orble and Minnie Mann Smothers. He and Minnie Faye Hagood were married on April 7, 1945, in St. Louis and she survives of the home...
Mary Lasater (02/13/06)
Mary Bishop Lasater, 80, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born June 28, 1925, in Wilmington, N.C., daughter of Joseph Springs and Emily Marie Fleet Bishop. She and Dayton Aaron Lasater were married on April 14, 1951, in Sikeston. He preceded her in death on May 16, 2000...
Dora Smith (02/12/06)
Dora L. Smith, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 14, 1919, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of Freeman and Theresa Shoulet Kline. She and Vincent Smith were married June 29, 1941, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death Jan. 4, 2005...
Thomas McFerron (02/12/06)
Thomas Latham McFerron, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at his residence. He was born on Friday, Jan. 20, 1950, at Cape Girardeau, son of the late Thomas J. and Virginia K. Latham McFerron. During Tom's younger years he was involved in Demolay and became an Eagle Scout. ...
Christy Mathey (02/12/06)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Christy LaVonne Mathey, 50, of Glenallen died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 14, 1956, in Savanna, Ill., daughter of Wallace and Etta Hertensen Deets. She and David Lee Mathey Sr. were married Feb. 5, 1975, in Tustin, Calif...
Leroy Johnston (02/12/06)
Leroy M. Johnston, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Mary Lasater (02/12/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Bishop Lasater, 80, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Dempster Chapel of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church...
Joseph Lackey (02/12/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Joseph Donald Lackey, 69, of Oakville, Mo., and formerly of Tamms, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, in St. Louis. Lackey was a barber for 45 years. Survivors include his wife, Diane, a daughter, Dana Embree; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rann and Reita Lackey...
Floyd Hobeck (02/12/06)
Floyd F. Hobeck, 85, of Friedheim died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. He was born April 28, 1920, at Friedheim, son of Elmer and Rettia Barks Hobeck. He and Goldie Henry were married March 13, 1943, at Jackson. Hobeck was a World War II veteran who was stationed in San Antonio, Texas, while serving the U.S. ...
Christopher Droit (02/11/06)
Christopher Ray Droit, 37, of Decatur, Ill., formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at his home. The funeral will be today in Vienna, Ill. Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas McFerron (02/11/06)
Thomas L. McFerron, 56, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Jerry Haynes (02/11/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jerry Lynn Haynes, 64, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born May 6, 1941, at Hiram, Mo., son of Edgar Ulus and Maude Kathryn Shetley Haynes. He and Thelma "Sue" Underwood were married June 18, 1960. She died July 5, 2002...
Joseph Lackey (02/11/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Joseph Donald Lackey, 69, of Oakville, Mo., formerly of Tamms, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, in St. Louis. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wanda Murray (02/11/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Wanda Lucille Murray, 84, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at Elder Care. She was born July 17, 1921, in Wichita, Kan., daughter of Claude Samuel and Myrtle Foster Lambeth. She and Ralph Alvin Murray were married July 15, 1946, in Kansas City, Mo. He died in 1990...
Cecelia Morie (02/11/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cecelia Leona Morie, 98, of Chaffee died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 27, 1907, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of John Benjamin and Magdalena Scherer LeGrand. She and Peter A. Morie were married Oct. 29, 1929. He died Aug. 5, 1997...
Willie Emanuel (02/11/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Willie Bernard Emanuel, 30, of rural Pulaski, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at the Day Star Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Friends may call Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Bowden Center, Charleston, Mo., with the Rev. Leroy Reed officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery...
Dora Smith (02/10/06)
Dora L. Smith, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 14, 1919, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of Freeman and Theresa Shoulet Kline. She and Vincent Smith were married June 29, 1941, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death Jan. 4, 2005...
Joyce Rumfelt (02/10/06)
Virginia Joyce Rumfelt, 81, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 4, 1924, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Fred and Ida Nicholson Barbee. She and Ralph Rumfelt were married April 8, 1966, in Wayne County, Mich...
Herbert Blattel (02/10/06)
ARBOR, Mo. -- Herbert Leon Blattel, 78, of Arbor passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 10, 1927, at Kelso, Mo., son of Herman and Blanche Hamm Blattel. He and Loretta A. Jansen were married Oct. 27, 1951, at Leopold, Mo...
Roger Mackey (02/10/06)
J. Roger Mackey, 79, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 2, 1926, at Salem, Mo., son of John Byrd and Nora Ann Cooksey Mackey. He and Mary Belle Gholson were married March 13, 1955. Mr. Mackey was a 1945 graduate of Jackson High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1946...
Fred Kruse (02/10/06)
Fred W. Kruse, 76, of Chesterfield, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 13, 1929, in St. Louis, son of Fred George and Alice Northrup Kruse. He and Margaret M. Fuerth were married Nov. 25, 1960, in Clayton, Mo...
Euleta Shaffar (02/10/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Euleta M. Shaffar, 81, of Ballwin, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 10, 1924, in Atkins, Ark., daughter of C. Dewey and Bertha A. Cossey Savage. She and Paul Leonard Shaffar were married June 13, 1946, in Osceola, Ark. He died Jan. 5, 1989...
James Campbell (02/10/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James R. Campbell, 68, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Fulton, Ky., son of Presley and Dorothy Vowels Campbell. Campbell was a longtime resident of Fulton and a graduate of Fulton High School. He was a member of First Christian Church in Fulton...
Rev. Floyd Grindstaff (02/10/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Rev. Floyd Grindstaff, 84, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born Jan. 21, 1922, at Scopus, Mo., son of Warren and Vallie Mayfield Grindstaff. He and Bonnie Jean Reutzel were married Dec. 16, 1941...
Deanna Worthington (02/10/06)
Deanna Worthington, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Nov. 1, 1943, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Milford Thomas and Ruth Nadine Smith Miller. Worthington was of the Lutheran belief, and a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She had worked at Mac's BBQ and Mark Twain restaurants in Cairo...
James Hutchinson (02/09/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James Hutchinson, 72, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born April 9, 1933, in Tennessee, son of Tom and Luler Ray Hutchinson. He and Gracie Perigo were married in Tennessee. She died Nov. 14, 2005...
Karen Haacke (02/09/06)
Karen Sue Haacke, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Heartland Care and Rehab Center. She was born April 26, 1955, in Morris, Ill., daughter of Leslie Herman and Edith Lorraine Christensen Haacke. Karen graduated in 1973 from Coal City, Ill., High School. While attending Illinois State University at Normal, she lived in International House and traveled to Japan and Australia with friends...
Fern Lewis (02/09/06)
Fern E. Lewis, 70, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 15, 1935, at Friedheim, Mo., daughter of Walter H. and Norma Sewing Kaiser. She and Gary Ed Lewis were married Nov. 25, 1953, at St. Paul Lutheran Church...
Josephine Sims (02/09/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Josephine Sims, 81, of Tamms died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Linden, Tenn., daughter of Augustus Evert and Edna Mae Harper Johnson. She married John "Bud" Sims, who died in 1981...
Marie Chronister (02/09/06)
FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Marie Chronister, 66, of Friedheim died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1939, in St. Louis, daughter of Elmer L. and Anna Harvery Marmon. She and Robert A. Chronister were married July 1, 1961, in St. Louis...
James Campbell (02/09/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James R. Campbell, 68, of Cairo died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at his home. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Theodore Brands (02/09/06)
MINER, Mo. -- Theodore John "Ted" Brands, 90, of Miner died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Miner Nursing Home. He was born April 30, 1915, in Bollinger County, son of John and Bernadine Brauer Brands. Survivors include a sister, Louise Hulshof of Gordonville...
George Eaker Sr. (02/08/06)
George W. Eaker Sr., 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 21, 1914, in Dunklin County, Mo., son of the late Noah Adam and Ollie Shelton Eaker. He and Lora Lee Eaker were married July 25, 1935, in Bloomfield, Mo...
Stella Welker (02/08/06)
Stella Marie Welker, 85, of Jackson passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born March 3, 1920, at Leopold, Mo., daughter of the late John and Bernadine Brauer Brands. When she was a young girl, her family relocated to Portageville, Mo., where she attended the former St. Eustachius Catholic School. She worked at the old Saint Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau from 1940 to 1947...
Matthew Peters (02/08/06)
Matthew J. "Matt" Peters of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1936, in Leopold, Mo., a son of the late Theodore and Catherine Hinkebein Peters. He and Mary M. "Maggie" Dohogne were married Sept. 27, 1969, in Chaffee, Mo...
Noel Glenn (02/08/06)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Noel Merit Glenn, 87, of Zalma died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1918, at Leora, Mo., son of Frank and Bertha Williamson Glenn. He and Violet Stroup were married in 1930 at Kinder, Mo. She died in 1991. He later married Lorene Lemons June 28, 1993, at Duck Creek...
Kevin Casey (02/08/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Kevin M. Casey, 58, of Cairo died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Daystar Care Center. He was born July 22, 1947, in Chicago, son of Eugene and Theresa Sima Casey. Casey was a commercial photographer. Survivors include a sister, Grace LeVander of Stamford, Conn...
Burlin Payne (02/08/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Burlin L. Payne, 69, of Cairo died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born June 28, 1936, in Cairo, son of Willis and Violet Sturgeon Payne. He was a retired painter. Survivors include four sons, Clinton Payne of Mound City, Ill., John and Troy Payne and Jeff Harrell, all of Paducah, Ky.; a sister, Jane Fye of Gainesville, Fla.; a brother, Robert Payne of Henderson, Ky.; and several grandchildren...
Roger Kirk (02/08/06)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Roger Kirk, 86, of New Madrid died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born April 19, 1919, in Decatur, Tenn., son of James and Tinnie Mae Jennings Kirk. He was raised by his uncle and aunt, Jim and Sallie Belle Bowman. He and Mary Jane Woolridge were married Oct. 27, 1944, in Fontmell Magna, England...
Richard Mullins (02/08/06)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Richard Lee Mullins, 51, of Portageville died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born March 21, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of Richard and Dorothy Lenora Hardin Mullins. He and Sandra Silman were married Aug. 28, 1981, at Portageville...
Virginia Rumfelt (02/08/06)
Virginia J. Rumfet, 81, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006 at the Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Dora Smith (02/08/06)
Dora L. Smith, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Carl Phillips (02/08/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl E. Phillips, 88, of Anna died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 31, 1917, in Union County, Ill., son of George Henry and Molly McNew Phillips. He married Aleen "Flo" Phillips, who preceded him in death...
Betty Wright (02/07/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Betty Lou Wright, 81, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Miner Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Sikeston, daughter of John T. and Mae Trent Gray. She and Charles Raymond Wright were married Aug. 8, 1944. He died Jan. 6, 2004...
Stella Welker (02/07/06)
Stella Welker, 85, of Jackson died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Sue Kinder (02/07/06)
On Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, Wanda "Sue'' Kinder, 64, of Delta was called home to be with our Lord and Savior, after fighting a valiant fight against cancer. Her family and friends surrounded her at her home at the time of her passing. She was born June 3, 1941, in Flat River, Mo., daughter of the late Elvis "Red" and Neva Marie Shelton Dunning. She and Joe Kinder were married Aug. 10, 1964, in Chaffee. He survives of the home...
Gary Lomax (02/07/06)
Gary Lomax, 78, of Zalma, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1927, in Hornersville, Mo., son of J.W. and Prudie Riggs Lomax. He was the fourth of five children. During his life he wore many hats; farmer, soldier, cotton ginner, salesman, carpet layer, auto repairman, and jack of all trades...
Ralph Short (02/07/06)
Ralph Wayne Short, 79, passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, surrounded by his wife and family at his home in Jackson. Born in Puxico, Mo., Aug. 21, 1926, Ralph was the son of Gilbert and Lillian Jennings Short. He is survived by his wife, Hazel L. Maples Short, whom he married Aug. ...
Matthew Peters (02/07/06)
Matthew J. "Matt" Peters, 69, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Danny Crews (02/07/06)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Danny O. Crews, 48, of Malden died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 15, 1957, at Kennett, Mo., son of Glen E. and Dorothy Bounds Crews. He and Betty Frazier were married April 17, 1997, in Blytheville, Ark...
Adrel Roy (02/07/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Adrel M. Roy, 88, of Marble Hill died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 27, 1917, near Lutesville, daughter of Charles U. and Lillie Bell Eaker. She and Wilburn Willard Roy were married Sept. 28, 1939. He died Oct. 26, 2005...
Bill Shuffler (02/07/06)
MALDEN, Mo. -- William K. "Bill" Shuffler, 50, of Malden died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 7, 1955, in Baltimore, Md., son of Bill Eugene and Enid Upton Shuffler. He and Janice Elaine Moore were married July 29, 1979, at Malden...
George Bucher Sr. (02/07/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- George Victor Bucher Sr., 80, of Evansville, Ind., formerly of Mounds, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at the VNA Hospice Center in Evansville. He was born Sept. 30, 1925, in Mounds, son of Louie Bucher and Lena Biessingert Bucher. He first married Elsie Smoot. He later married Mae Winters...
Betty Dodd (02/07/06)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Betty F. Dodd, 50, of Sedgewickville died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 23, 1955, in Perry County, daughter of Everett F. and Pauline Coomer Upchurch. She and Paul L. Dodd were married June 16, 1990. Dodd was a member of New Salem Baptist Church...
Debbie Daniels (02/07/06)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Debbie Daniels, 45, of Olmsted died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, on arrival at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Sept. 23, 1960, at Anna, daughter of James "Sonny" and Rose Marie Endicott Blanchard. Daniels was a 1978 graduate of Meridian High School in Mounds, Ill. She was employed 13 years at the Army Corps of Engineers Lock and Dam No. 53 in Olmsted...
Beulah Younger (02/07/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Beulah B. Younger, 85, of Advance died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter, Mo. She was born Sept. 9, 1920, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Earl and Susan Stephens Fish. She and Elmer Younger were married Sept. 9, 1938, at Zalma. He died April 17, 1983...
John Rodgers (02/06/06)
John Wiley Rodgers, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at his home in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 28, 1924, in New Madrid County, son of Thurman Leroy and Sue Beatrice Haynes Rodgers. He married Geraldine Masterson on Aug. 22, 1946 in New Madrid, Mo., who survives...
Bobby Sexton (02/06/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Bobby Gene Sexton, 69, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born in Portageville on Feb. 4, 1937. He lived in Benton for 36 years and had been employed by Missouri Dry Dock until retirement seven years ago. ...
Francis Crenshaw (02/06/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Francis Eugene (Gene) Crenshaw, 83, died Saturday Feb. 4, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 21, 1922, in Hannibal, Mo., to the late Oscar Benjamin and Effie Williams Crenshaw. He served in the Army Air Corp. during WW II and Korean War as a medic. He was a self employed real estate broker...
Lloyd Friedman (02/06/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Lloyd Earl Friedman, 81, of Ullin, formerly of Unity and Anna, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1924, at Cairo, Ill., son of Arthur and Bessie Giles Friedman. He and Mary Louise Everett were married on July 10, 1946, in Cairo. She preceded him in death on May 30, 2003...
Donald Mowery Sr. (02/06/06)
Buncombe, Ill. -- Donald Lee "John" Mowery Sr., 70, of Buncombe, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born March 14, 1935, in Mill Creek, Ill., son of Lee and Edith Ward Mowery. He was a member of the United Missionary Baptist Church in Lick Creek, Ill. ...
Dale Poynor (02/06/06)
Dale B. Poynor, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on June 17, 1912, in Kansas City, Kan., daughter of Charles and Amy Bullock. She and James A. Poynor were married in 1945 in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1988...
Gerald Downey (02/06/06)
Dongola, Ill. -- Gerald William Downey, 69, of Dongola, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at the V.A. Medical Center in Marion. He was born Sept. 11, 1936, in St. Louis, son of Thomas Frances and Genevieve Gertrude Jewett Downey. He and Shirley Brown were married in San Diego...
Ernest Gibbons (02/06/06)
Ernest V. Gibbons, 92, of Cobden, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at the Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. He was born July 20, 1913, in Alto Pass, Ill., son of Thomas Frederick and Olive Jane McMillan Gibbons. He and Mildred Louis Newberry were married on Aug. 2, 1945, in Jonesboro...
Caitlynn Prevallet (02/06/06)
Perryville, Mo. -- Caitlynn Nicole Prevallet, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 2, 2006 at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis, daughter of Jerry Bieser of Farmington, Mo., and Joy Prevallet of Perryville...
Ann Smoot (02/06/06)
Murphysboro, Ill. -- Ann Elizabeth Smoot, 73, of Murphysboro, formerly of Anna, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. She was born on Aug. 9, 1932, in Cobden, daughter of George and Florence Claxton. She and Paul Johnson of Chicago were married. He preceded her in death. Later, she and Carroll Smoot of Anna were married. He also preceded her in death...
Henry Conary Jr. (02/05/06)
Henry Thomas Conary Jr., 70, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 20, 1935, at Bar Harbor, Maine, son of the late Henry T. and Rosalie Thompson Conary. He and Martha Hanscom were married Sept. 6, 1958, at Bar Harbor...
Lloyd Friedman (02/05/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Lloyd Earl Friedman, 81, of Ullin, formerly of Unity and Anna, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1924, at Cairo, Ill., son of Arthur and Bessie Giles Friedman. Friedman was a retired mechanic and an Army veteran of World War II, and a former member of the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 of Anna...
Sandra Ackerman (02/05/06)
DEMOTTE, Ind. -- Sandra Kay Ackerman, 57, of DeMotte died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006. She was born Oct. 5, 1948, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ernest and Beatrice Crites Mayfield. Ackerman was employed at Lewis and Clark College as a custodian. She was a member of the DeMotte Christian Church...
Dennis Scherer (02/05/06)
DONIPHAN, Mo. -- Dennis L. Scherer, 52, formerly of Dexter, Mo., and Bell City, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 17, 1953, in Amarillo, Texas, son of Robert and Mona Jones Scherer. He was a self-employed business owner of Big D's restaurants in Doniphan and Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was a member of the St. Benedict Catholic Church in Doniphan and the Knights of Columbus in Poplar Bluff...
Edna Steimle (02/05/06)
Edna Alvina Steimle, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at Ratcliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 31, 1917, at Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Louis Emil and Ella Alvina Haertling Graden. She and Arthur F. Steimle were married May 2, 1952, at Cape Girardeau. He died July 20, 1992...
Helen Zahner (02/04/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen R. Zahner, 74, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 5, 1931, in Perry County, daughter of Sylvester and Ada E. Grass Moll. She married Raymond Zahner in September 1972. Zahner was a certified nurse aide. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Highland, Mo...
Geraldine Medlin (02/04/06)
Geraldine "Hi-Ho" Medlin, 89, of Bradenton, Fla., died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton. She was born June 18, 1916, in Dyer County, Tenn., daughter of William Bostic and Bennie Stephenson Chitwood. She married Joseph "Daddy Joe" Medlin Aug. 18, 1935. He died Oct. 16, 1997...
Ruth Allen (02/04/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ruth Allen, 82, of Tamms died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 22, 1924, in Elco, Ill., daughter of John P. and Ethel Hammonds Brown. She and Donald C. Allen were married Feb. 7, 1941. Allen was employed 30 years at the U. S. post office in Tamms. She was a member of Tamms Methodist Church...
John Sanders (02/04/06)
John Mack Sanders, 91, an old-time country fiddler born Nov. 28, 1914, on the family farm near Commerce, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Alexian Brothers-Sherbrooke Village Skilled Nursing Facility in St. Louis. He had lived in the Illmo-Scott City area all of his life, until just two years ago. ...
John Clendenin (02/04/06)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- John Clendenin, 66, of Wolf Lake died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1939, at Wolf Lake, son of Dallas B. and Nancy Hamel Clendenin. He and Ada Craft were married May 16, 1959, in Anna, Ill...
Everett Crowden (02/03/06)
Everett "Ray" Crowden, 75, of House Springs, Mo., formerly of Delta, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. He was born June 24, 1930, son of John and Mildred Davis Crowden. He married Mary Acheson. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Terry Crowden of Waco, Texas, Nathan Crowden of Jackson; four daughters, Marilyn Trankle and Robbin Easley of Chaffee, Mo., Phyllis Broshuis of Whitewater, Gail Nanney of Marble Hill, Mo.; his mother; four stepchildren, Jim, Danny, Bruce and Kim, all of St. ...
William Gerhardt (02/03/06)
William Aaron Gerhardt, 87, of Asheville, N.C., died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006. Born in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of J.W. and Rosalia Woeltje Gerhardt. He married Jean Haynes, who died in 2003. Gerhardt worked for Gerhardt Construction Co., and later owned a printing business, Teleforms. He had lived in Asheville since 1988...
Billie Moore (02/03/06)
Billie L. Moore, 78, of Bell City died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at his home. He was born March 31, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry and Elizabeth Clark Moore. He and Alma Tackett were married in 1960 in Cape Girardeau. She died in 2002. Moore worked in several factories, and was a cab driver several years in Cape Girardeau...
Edith Friedrich (02/03/06)
Edith Geraldine "Gerry" Friedrich, 66, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at her home. She was born July 22, 1939, daughter of Jasper McKinley and Maude Pearl Conrad Myers. She first married Shelby E. Mayfield Dec. 31, 1966. He died July 6, 1977. She and Roy Friedrich were married Dec. 31, 1985...
John Sanders (02/03/06)
John Mack Sanders, 91, of St. Louis died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Alexian Brothers Shearbrook Village Nursing Home in St. Louis. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Clyde Hudson (02/03/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clyde Hudson, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 16, 1914, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Prince C. and Ida M. Reddick Hudson. He and Emma Irene Coffelt were married Oct. 20, 1941...
Phyllis Swift (02/03/06)
Phyllis Ann Swift, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 3, 1951, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of James Rush and Mary Rayburn Fortner. She and Jack Swift were married May 26, 1978, in Cape Girardeau...
Zolan Barnett (02/03/06)
Zolan Dale Barnett was stillborn Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Survivors include his parents, Jason and Brandi Stokes Barnett of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Brieanna Barnett of the home; grandparents, Barbara Bailey and Richard Adams of Olive Branch, Ill., and Alvin and Pat Barnett of Albany, Ga...
Christopher Davis (02/03/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Christopher A. Davis, 29, of Ullin formerly of Cobden, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He was born Jan. 12, 1977, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Jessie and Shela Arnold Davis. Davis was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Cobden. He was employed at Waterfront Barge Services in Cairo, Ill...
Theodore Steele (02/03/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Theodore Steele, 79, of Ullin died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 12, 1926, in Tamms, Ill., son of Charlie and Leora Porter Steele. He married Pauline Ferrell, who preceded him in death. He later married Rosemary Modicue, who died Jan. 5, 2006...
Ruby Keesee (02/03/06)
Ruby Lee Keesee, 92, of Scott City died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 4, 1913, in Pine Bluff, Ark., daughter of Louis and Bertha Baker Carlton. She and Vester Keesee were married Jan. 6, 1931, in Cairo, Ill. He died Oct. 27, 1970...
Thomas Held (02/03/06)
Thomas "Tom" Held, 74, of Ferguson, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1931, at Illmo, son of Alvin and Vera McGhee Held. Held served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Korea. Survivors include his wife, Deanna; five children, four stepchildren, two brothers, six sisters, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Betty Menton (02/03/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Betty Jane Menton, 74, of Anna died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at her home. She was born May 18, 1931, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Donald and Opal Afton Ryan Lingle. She married J.D. Gould in June 1959. He preceded her in death. She later married Dr. Harry Menton, who also preceded her in death...
Jonathan Bollinger (02/02/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jonathan "Kirk" Bollinger, 48, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 30, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jimmy G. and Patricia Ann Beussink Bollinger. Bollinger was a former inspector of offshore oil rigs with East Texas Oil. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church...
Charles Lynxwiler (02/02/06)
Charles Lavelle Lynxwiler, 66, of Paducah, Ky., died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He was born Nov. 18, 1939, in New Madrid County, Mo., son of Herbert S. and Mattie Auvine Lynxwiler. He moved to Sikeston, Mo., in 1945 and attended Sikeston public schools. He received a degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 1961...
Marilyn Scholz (02/02/06)
Marilyn Louise Scholz, 64, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Sept. 6, 1941, at Dutchtown, daughter of Floyd H. and Mary Del Harmon Rhyne. She and Jerry Lee Scholz were married Sept. 7, 1957, at Whitewater. He died March 19, 1998...
Thomas Ponder (02/02/06)
Thomas F. Ponder, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 17, 1913, in Perry County, Mo., son of the late Charles and Victoria Julie Winkler Ponder. He and Ruth Bock were married Oct. 25, 1947, in Sikeston, Mo...
Terry Robinson (02/02/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Terry G. Robinson, 57, of Tamms died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 11, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gilbert and Betty Farrow Robinson. He and Janifer Hazelwood were married July 15, 1978, in Cape Girardeau...
Mavis Huey (02/02/06)
Mavis M. Huey, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 15, 1929, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Walter L. and Pearl I. Gobble Carter. She and Dorris Allen Huey were married March 6, 1948, in Chaffee...
George Hartle (02/02/06)
George E. Hartle, 91, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 4, 1914, in Scopus, Mo. son of John and Bertha Schrock Hartle. He married Irene Hahs April 25, 1934, in Jackson. She passed away Jan. 16, 2002...
Richard Welker (02/02/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Richard Lee Welker, 58, of Chaffee, formerly of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 5, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lyman L. and Norma Randol Welker. He and Alice Green were married May 22, 1987, in Jackson...
Esther Harter (02/02/06)
Esther J. Moe Harter, 92, of Thornton, Colo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 7, 1913, in Bayfield, Wis., daughter of Elias Heitman and Jacobia Emilie Jacobaen Moe. Mrs. Harter was a graduate of Bayfield High School and St. Barnabus Nursing School in Minneapolis, Minn. She served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from January 1941 to June 1942. She and Austin G. Harter were married in April 1942...
Doyle Shrull (02/02/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Doyle Wayne Shrull, 40, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at his home. He was born May 9, 1965, in Russellville, Ky., son of Randall Doyle Shrull and Betty Rust Staples. Shrull worked at Service and Material Co. in Fenton, Mo. He was a member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church...
Billie Moore (02/02/06)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Billie L. Moore, 78, of Bell City died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Danny Kight (02/01/06)
Danny R. Kight of Jackson entered heaven Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, following a lengthy illness. Dan was born Oct. 27, 1947, in Delta, son of the late John and Pauline Croy Kight. He was the fifth of eight boys. He and Karen Crawford Kight were married Aug. 9, 1969...
Terry Robinson (02/01/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Terry G. Robinson, 57, of Tamms died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 11, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gilbert and Betty Farrow Robinson. He and Janie Hazelwood were married July 15, 1978, in Cape Girardeau...
Maxine Hahn (02/01/06)
Maxine Hahn, 82, of Jackson died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 19, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Roy Clark and Georgia Marie Lanpher Welker. She and Arthur Hahn were married June 8, 1968, in Jackson...
Marilynn Hails (02/01/06)
Marilynn Ruth Hails, 82, of Jackson entered the gates of heaven Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 30, 1923, in Elvins, Mo. daughter of Joseph R. and Tennessee O. Politte Bayless. Mrs. Hails attended Elvins High School and Flat River Junior College...
Esther Harter (02/01/06)
Esther Harter, 92, of Thornton, Colo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harlan Fuller (02/01/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harlan Leon Fuller, 62, of Orlando, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at his home. He was born April 21, 1943, in Anna, son of Duane and Glenna Marietta Bragg Fuller. Fuller worked with his father in the masonry business many years. He moved to Florida and retired from Florida Department of Corrections. He was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church...
Janie VanGennip (02/01/06)
Janie M. VanGennip, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 26, 1927, at Glennon, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Mary Laurentius. Janie was married to Martin F. "Junior" VanGennip Feb. 23, 1952. He survives...
Marcella Sissom (02/01/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Marcella Sissom, 78, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 8, 1927, in St. Mary, Mo., daughter of Robert and Ethel Mansfield Pearman. She and John D. Sissom Jr. were married Nov. 28, 1945. He died Feb. 5, 2001...