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Obituaries from March 2006

Chester Carver (03/31/06)
MCGEE, Mo. -- Chester Ray Carver, 47, of McGee passed away Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Beverly Health Center in Bloomfield, Mo. He was born Oct. 26, 1958, in Advance, Mo., son of Jessie and Irene Jaco Carver. Mr. Carver was a member of First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Bernice Buck (03/31/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bernice A. Buck, 86, of Sikeston died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 4, 1919, at Benton, Mo., daughter of Theodore and Rosa Logel Bollinger. She and Vernon B. Buck were married Feb. 17, 1944, in Memphis, Tenn. He died March 1, 1994...
Shirley Gatewood (03/31/06)
Shirley Jean Gatewood, 68, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1937, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of the late Aubrey and Hester Kindred Hicks. She was a 1954 graduate of Caruthersville High School, and then graduated from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing...
Mark Underwood (03/31/06)
Mark Edwin Underwood, 44, of McKinney, Texas, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at his home. He was born June 7, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, to Dennis and Barbara Cossairt Underwood. He spent his childhood in Cape Girardeau, where he was baptized at First Christian Church. He was a 1983 honor graduate of Southeast Missouri State University...
Robert Frenzel (03/31/06)
Robert E. Frenzel, 75, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at his home, surrounded by his loving children. He was born Jan. 24, 1931, in Chicago, son of Arnold and Sally Kanton Frenzel. He married Jean T. Flynn Nov. 3, 1951, in Chicago. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. Frenzel served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953, during the Korean War...
Arthur Docken (03/31/06)
Arthur W. Docken, 81, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at his home. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Carl Reinagel officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis with military honors...
Jesse Dudley (03/30/06)
Jesse Reginald "Reg" Dudley, 64, of Cub Run, Ky., died Friday, March 17, 2006, at his home. He was born Oct. 9, 1941, at Wittenberg, Mo., son of the late Jesse Forrest and Florence Mary Skelton Dudley. He was raised in Chaffee, Mo. Reg served in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Zackary Eggers (03/30/06)
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- Zackary David Eggers, 7 weeks, of Greenwood, Mo., became a heavenly angel Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Children's Mercy Hospital-KC. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2006, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 350 SW 150 Hwy, Greenwood, Mo. ...
Glen Hupp (03/30/06)
Glen Hupp, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur Docken (03/30/06)
Arthur William Docken, 81, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Carolyn Strong-Boston (03/30/06)
Carolyn Sue Strong-Boston, 57, of Jackson passed away Monday, March 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 12, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Loomis D. and Virginia L. Smith Strong Jr. She and Denzil R. Boston were married March 25, 1990, at The Little Ole Opry Co. near Burfordville...
John Logsdon (03/30/06)
John R. Logsdon, 55, of Festus, Mo., died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at his home. He was born April 29, 1950, in St. Louis, son of Robert and Helen Underwood Moore. Logsdon was maintenance director at Festus Housing Authority. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Festus...
Oliver Farrow (03/30/06)
Oliver Clarence "Pete" Farrow, 90, of Fieldon, Ill., died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jerseyville, Ill. He was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, son of George Alex and Emma Perry Farrow. He married Lena V. McClard Dec. 24, 1935, in Perryville, Mo. She died April 6, 2003...
Robert Frenzel (03/30/06)
Robert Frenzel, 75, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Ina Bohnsack (03/30/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ina M. Bohnsack, 77, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born July 15, 1928, in Schlatitz, Mo., daughter of Edward and Fern Viola Newell Collins. She and Kenneth Carl Bohnsack were married Dec. 5, 1943...
Richard Chamness (03/30/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Richard Lee Chamness, 68, of Tamms died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 5, 1937, in Anna, Ill., son of Logan and Imogene Hill Chamness. He and Pamela Jordan were married Feb. 14, 1987, in Anna...
Shirley Gatewood (03/30/06)
Shirley Jean Gatewood, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Glen Hupp (03/29/06)
Glen Hupp, 72, of Cape died Monday, March 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 28, 1933, in Essex, Mo., son of the late Louis Alonzo and Elizabeth Smith Hupp. He and Dee Loya Hupp were married Dec. 12, 1981, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Myrtle Bassett (03/29/06)
Myrtle Virgie Bassett, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 27, 2006, at her home. She was born May 8, 1912, in Lutes, Tenn., daughter of Harvey Clarence and Minnie Florence Reautheford Berry. She and Norman Bassett were married Oct. 2, 1932, in Caraway, Ark. He died Nov. 7, 1979...
Darrell Dow (03/29/06)
Darrell W. Dow, 60, of Oakville, Mo., died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Jefferson Barracks Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 11, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harvey and Mary Taylor Dow Sr. Dow worked at Bunny Bread in Cape Girardeau, moving to St. Louis about 20 years ago...
Susie Taylor (03/29/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Susie P. Taylor, 92, of Cairo died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Daystar Care Center. She was born March 11, 1914, in Tullahoma, Tenn., daughter of Noonan and Lillie Edwards Bagby. Taylor was employed more than 20 years at the former St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church...
Carl Morrill (03/29/06)
Carl Clinton Morrill, 63, of Big Sandy, Texas, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, in a hospital in Tyler, Texas. He was born Jan. 22, 1943, at Elmo, Mo., son of Walter and Mildred Davis Morrill. Morrill worked 25 years at Tyler Pipe Industries. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War...
Carolyn Strong-Boston (03/29/06)
Carolyn Sue Strong-Boston, 57, of Jackson died Monday, March 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery at Chaffee, Mo...
Monte Ariola (03/29/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Monte Rey Ariola, 84, of West Plains, Mo., died Monday, March 27, 2006, at West Vue Nursing Home in West Plains. He was born April 25, 1921, in Clay County, Ark., son of Monte Zuma and Georgia R. Vines Ariola. He and Evelyn Martha McDonald were married March 15, 1942. She died Nov. 18, 1989...
Hiram Roach (03/29/06)
Hiram Daniel Roach, 77, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at his home. He was born May 23, 1928, in Grand Chain, Ill., son of Daniel C. and Ruth Lewis Roach. He and Joan Brandon Kreher were married March 6, 1993. He was inducted into the U.S. Air Force Aug. 20, 1948. He retired from the military Aug. 31, 1966...
Cedric Tibbs (03/28/06)
Cedric Tibbs, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 24, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill.
Glen Hupp (03/28/06)
Glen Hupp, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John Logsdon (03/28/06)
John R. Logsdon, 55, of Festus, Mo., died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at his home. He was born April 29, 1950, in St. Louis, son of Robert and Helen Underwood Moore. Logsdon was maintenance director at Fes- tus Housing Authority. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Festus...
Stephen Clark (03/28/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Stephen Gary Clark, 57, of Zeigler, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, March 23, 2006, at Colonial Manor in Zeigler. He was born March 24, 1948, in Zeigler, son of James E. and Elma J. Webb Clark. Survivors include a sister, Faye Capps of Mount Vernon, Ill.; two brothers, John Clark of Mount Vernon and Dean Clark of Harrison, Mich...
Mildred Payne (03/28/06)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Mildred Marie Payne, 83, of Dexter died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. She was born Nov. 7, 1922, in Gibson, Mo., daughter of James and Fannie Cashion Stafford. She and Eldon Perry Payne were married June 21, 1941, at Campbell, Mo. He died Jan. 4, 1998...
Lucas Lemons (03/28/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lucas D. Lemons, 25, of Marble Hill died Friday, March 24, 2006, in Marble Hill. He was born July 30, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harold and Barbara Hughes Lemons. Lemons was a 1998 graduate of Zalma High School at Zalma, Mo. He was shop foreman at Lemons Coin Machines in Cape Girardeau, and a member of Zalma Masonic Lodge 545 AF&AM...
Ameda Jackson (03/28/06)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Ameda Jackson, 95, of Villa Ridge, died Friday, March 24, 2006, at St. Joe Manor in Bonne Terre, Mo. She was born Sept. 5, 1910, in America, Ill., daughter of Rudolph and Carolyn Studer Schnaare. She married Glen Jackson, who died April 2, 1971...
Gary Sparks (03/28/06)
Gary E. Sparks, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 16, 1950, in the state of Arkansas, son of Leo and Lena Dewrock Sparks. He and Mary Rains were married April 10, 1999, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Gary Sparks Jr. ...
Leo Carroll (03/28/06)
Leo L. Carroll, 83, of Peoria, Ill., died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at The Manor Nursing Home in Peoria. He was born Feb. 24, 1923, in Scott City, son of Lee Cox and Viola Ann Tucker Carroll. He and Edna Mae Graham were married Jan. 22, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. She died April 21, 2000...
Edith Bonner (03/27/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edith Miller Bonner, 91, of Anna, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Helia Healthcare of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. She was born March 8, 1915, in Wetaug, Ill., daughter of Homer and Clara Young Miller. She and Miles Bonner were married. He died April 13, 1997...
Lucas Lemons (03/27/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lucas D. Lemons, 25, of Marble Hill, formerly of Zalma, died Friday, March 24, 2006, in Marble Hill. He was born July 30, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harold and Barbara Hughes Lemons. Lemons was a 1998 graduate of Zalma High School. He was the shop foreman at Lemons Coin Machine Co. in Cape Girardeau. He was also a member of the Zalma Masonic Lodge 454 AF and AM...
Leo Carroll (03/27/06)
PEORIA, Ill. -- Leo L. Carroll, 83, of Peoria, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at the Manor Nursing Home in Peoria. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery...
James William Buckman (03/27/06)
James "J.W. Buck" William Buckman, 88, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on April 9, 1917, in Uniontown, Ky., son of Guy and Lissie Bowman Buckman. He and Della Marceil Jenkins were married on their lunch hour on Sept. 16, 1939, in Morganfield, Ky. She preceded him in death on June 3, 1999...
Diane Gregerson (03/27/06)
ST. LOUIS--Diane Gregerson (Hunsaker) passed on March 25, 2006, in her home surrounded by family and friends when her battle with cancer ended. Diane will always be remembered for her spunky spirit, generous heart and love for everyone she met...
Alfredia Hitt (03/27/06)
Alfredia Marie Hitt, 89, of Scott City, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at her home in Scott City. She was born Oct. 10, 1916, in Randles, Mo., daughter of J.R. "Jess" and Essie Hendrickson Beklund. She and Samuel J. Hitt were married on Dec. 3, 1935, in Jackson. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1997...
Diane Gregerson (03/26/06)
OLIVETTE, Mo. -- Diane Gregerson of Olivette, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
John Bradshaw (03/26/06)
John Patrick Bradshaw, 83, passed away peacefully in his sleep Thursday, March 23, 2006, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 3, 1922, to Patrick and Johanna Heffernan Wright Bradshaw in New Brunswick, N.J. Bradshaw attended St. Peters Catholic High School in New Brunswick, Rutgers University, Mount St. Mary's College and The Catholic University of America...
James Buckman (03/26/06)
James W. Buckman, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Lucas Lemons (03/26/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lucas D.Lemons, 25, of Marble Hill, formerly of Zalma, Mo., died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Marble Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo.
Paul Koehler (03/26/06)
Paul David "Dave" Koehler, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 18, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Paul J. and Catherine Horrell Koehler. Koehler graduated from Notre Dame High School and Southeast Missouri State University, where he received a bachelor's degree in business administration and an associate's degree in computer science. ...
Ina Rhodes (03/26/06)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Ina Louise Rhodes, 90, of Sedgewickville died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Eldercare in Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Jan. 20, 1916, at Sedgewickville, daughter of Amaziah and Dicy Malinda Fulton Cook. She and Webster D. Rhodes were married Oct. 13, 1934. He died Nov. 16, 1994...
James Wyndham (03/26/06)
James Edward Wyndham, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at his home. He was born March 18, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of William and Ethel Green Wyndham. Wyndham graduated from College High School. He worked for Cape Paint and Glass in Cape Girardeau. Later he worked for Columbia Construction Co. and retired in 2001. He was a member of the local carpenters union...
Lucille Lee (03/25/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lucille Lee, 88, of Chaffee died Thursday, March 23, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born June 28, 1917, at Rockview, Mo., daughter of Leonard August and Lena Caroline Hoefler Tucker. She and W.P. Lee Jr. were married Oct. 17, 1937. He died Dec. 10, 2005...
Emma Moore (03/25/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Emma May Moore, 80, of Advance died Friday, March 24, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 25, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of W.J. and Nettie Belle Turner Moore. Moore was an accountant 45 years at Emerson Electric. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Advance and Order of Eastern Star...
Eleonora Wunderlich (03/25/06)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Eleonora M.P. Wunderlich, 88, of Altenburg died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Wittenberg, Mo. She was born Jan. 24, 1918, at Altenburg, daughter of Carl and Frieda Stueve Palisch. She and Leroy Wunderlich were married Jan. 23, 1945. He died Oct. 3, 2003...
Charles Hawn (03/25/06)
Charles M. Hawn, loving family man and faithful Christian servant, went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, March 24, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was 74. He was born Dec. 30, 1931, at Glenallen, Mo., son of Arvel and Vallie Sitze Hawn. He and Agatha Ford were married April 4, 1954...
Charlotte Auer (03/24/06)
Charlotte L. Auer, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1917, to Lucile and Gustav (G.C.) Walther. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State Teachers College in 1939 and taught first grade two years at Lorimier School...
John Bradshaw (03/24/06)
John Patrick Bradshaw, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 23, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Old St. Vincent's Catholic Church...
Wilberta Amschler (03/24/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilberta C. Amschler, 80, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 13, 1925, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Hermina Wingerter Schnurbusch. She and Rudolph A. Amschler were married Feb. 12, 1946...
Hershel Boyt (03/24/06)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Hershel Boyt, 91, of Dexter, Mo., died Thursday, March 22, 2006, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. He was born Feb. 22, 1915, at Essex, Mo., son of John Henry and Marie Linneman Boyt. He and Kathryn Matthews were married Sept. 8, 1939, at Piggott, Ark...
Carla Brown (03/24/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Carla Jo Brown, 41, of Advance died Thursday, March 23, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born May 15, 1964, in Fort Riley, Kan., daughter of Jerry and Yong Cha Kang Philpott. She and James Brown were married Nov. 30, 1993, at Zalma, Mo...
Katherine Goldrick (03/23/06)
Katherine W. "Kay" Goldrick, an early childhood educator who spent her lifetime teaching children and adults the joy of playing, talking, thinking and working together, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, in Cape Girardeau. She was 85. She died of complications from prior strokes, her family said...
Charlotte Auer (03/23/06)
Charlotte L. Auer, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
The Rev. Frank Bain (03/23/06)
DEXTER, Mo. -- The Rev. Frank Bain, 67, of Dexter died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 30, 1939, at Pocahontas, Ark., son of Lester F. and Naomi Lingle Bain. He and Trellis Ward were married Aug. 6, 1977, at Huntsville, Ala...
Shirley Cunningham (03/23/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Shirley R. Cunningham, 77, of Anna and Fort Myers, Fla., died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. She was born June 24, 1928, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Ralph and Ruby Smith Haney. She and William R. Cunningham were married April 24, 1982, in Fort Myers...
Wayde Kimbel (03/23/06)
Wayde Alan Kimbel, 30, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1975, in Oran, Mo., son of James Henry and Clayetta Pearl Phythian Kimbel. He and Margaret Voyles were married Jan. 26, 2001, in Cape Girardeau...
William Morgan (03/23/06)
William Royce Morgan, 79, of Ripley County, Mo., died Monday, March 20, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Morgan was co-publisher of the Ozark Graphic 15 years. He was news director at KGMO Radio in Cape Girardeau in the mid-1960s and used the on-air name Bill Royce. In later years he served Doniphan and Ripley County in a law enforcement capacity...
Curtis Long (03/23/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Curtis Earl Long, 93, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1912, in Scopus, Mo., son of Grover and Catherine DeWitt Long. He first married Cleo Crites, who preceded him in death. He and Loveta Wiley were married Jan. 27, 1981...
Gestle Green (03/22/06)
Gestle Briley Green, 81, of Dutchtown died Friday, March 17, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 10, 1925, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Butler and Moudy Welch Barrett. She and John H. Green were married Sept. 26, 1998. Green taught ceramics and doll making 30 years, worked in a tool and die factory two years, and also owned a restaurant in Washington Park, Ill. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Delta. Green was formerly of Loogootee, Ill...
Otis Dirden (03/22/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Otis Carl Dirden, 87, of Anna died Monday, March 20, 2006, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born May 18, 1918, in Saratoga, Ill., son of Henry and Lillie Grammer Dirden. He and Marjorie Camden were married Nov. 2, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. She died April 18, 1987...
Ruby Mabrey (03/22/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ruby A. Mabrey, 80, of Chaffee died Monday, March 20, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 30, 1925, at Allenville, daughter of Robert and Louise Diamond Eakins. She and Gilbert W. Mabrey were married Jan. 8, 1940...
Lois Fairchild (03/21/06)
Lois L. Fairchild, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 17, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 18, 1916, in Independence, Iowa, daughter of Charles and Julia Polen. She and Dwayne Fairchild were married June 16, 1934, in Walker, Iowa. He preceded her in death in April 1995...
Vera Lenz (03/21/06)
Vera B. Lenz, 91, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 19, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 10, 1914, in Harmony, Ill., daughter of Henry and Mary McCaben Kahle. She and Leo Lenz were married in 1941. He passed away March 27, 1987...
Annie Spradlin (03/21/06)
Annie Pearl Spradlin, 82, of Scott City died Monday, March 20, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Carthage, Miss., daughter of Jasper Douglas and Rosa Ethel Barnett Ratcliff. She and Charles Harrison Spradlin Sr. were married March 9, 1945, in St. Louis...
George Phillips Sr. (03/21/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- George Arthur Phillips Sr., 90, of Marble Hill died Monday, March 20, 2006, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Jan. 27, 1916, at Kimmswick, Mo., son of George Alfred and Bertha Eliza O'Neill Phillips. He and Agatha Marie Heinemann were married May 16, 1936, in Valley Park, Mo. She died Jan. 9, 2002...
Gladys Hale (03/21/06)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Gladys Hale, 95, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix. She was born Dec. 1, 1910, in the Dogwood community near East Prairie, daughter of Arch and Josephine L. Ponder Hale. Hale moved to Phoenix in 1950 from North Carolina. She was a retired accountant...
Alma Slinkard (03/20/06)
Alma Lee Slinkard, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 18, 2006, at her residence in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Saturday, Oct. 1, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John L. and Della Robinson Hill, Sr. She and James W. "Jay" Slinkard were married on Nov. 29, 1941, in Cape Girardeau...
Lois Fairchild (03/19/06)
Lois L Fairchild, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 17, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 18, 1916, in Independence, Iowa, daughter of Charles and Julia Polen. She and Dwayne Fairchild were married June 16, 1934, in Walker, Iowa. He preceded her in death in April 1995...
Debra Seabaugh (03/19/06)
Debra Lynn Seabaugh, 47, of Jackson, passed away Friday, March 17, 2006. She was born Aug. 17, 1958, in Hawthorne, Calif., daughter of Kenneth J. and Esther L. Nichols Barker. She married Kevin Seabaugh July 7, 1982. She worked 13 years at Thorngate Ltd. in Cape Girardeau and was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church in Cape Girardeau...
Lucille McClard (03/19/06)
GREESNBORO, N.C. -- Lucille McClard, 68, of Greensboro died Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at the Kindred Hospital in Greensboro, NC. She was born June 3, 1937, at Galax, Va., the daughter of Lynn and Fern Irene Smith Lowe. She and Allen McClard were married in 1970...
Paul Duffield (03/19/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Paul Jennings Duffield, 76, of Benton died Friday, March 17, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1930, in Gassaway, W.Va., son of Jennings Oscar and Alma Sears Duffield. He married Anna Belle Goad on Jan. 24, 1958, at Goulds, Fla. She preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 1986...
Ralph Romig (03/19/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ralph R. Romig, 79, of Perryville died Saturday, March 18, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Sedalia, Mo., son of Charles E. and Sadie Clark Romig. He and Betty Fairchild were married June 18, 1950...
John Finney Jr. (03/19/06)
John Marshall Finney Jr., 60, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 17, 2006, at his residence. He was born March 2, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of John M. "Jack" and Ruth Orr Finney, Sr. He and Linda K. Fernandez were married Oct. 25, 1997, in Cape Girardeau...
Alma Slinkard (03/19/06)
Alma Lee Slinkard, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 19, 2006, at her home. She was the wife of James "Jay" W. Slinkard. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Juanita Slinkard (03/18/06)
Juanita Lorene Slinkard, 90, formerly of Scott City, passed away Monday, March 13, 2006, at Pine Acres Care Center in DeKalb, Ill., where she had resided since May 1999. She was born April 16, 1915, at Diehlstadt, Mo., to William Harvey and Stella May Jennings Griffith. She married Ora A. Slinkard Aug. 13, 1932...
Henry Creighton (03/18/06)
Henry B. Creighton, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 17, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 8, 1919, in Venice, Ill., son of Dewey and Myrtle Hudson Creighton. He and Marie Clemons were married March 31,1946, in Madison, Ill. Mr. ...
John Finney Jr. (03/18/06)
John M. Finney Jr., 60, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 17, 2006, at his home. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Lola Villarreal (03/18/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lola M. Villarreal, 76, of Barlow, Ky., formerly of Cairo, died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Metropolis Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, Ill. She was born Aug. 6, 1929, at Parma, Mo., daughter of William and Rose Timmons Parker...
Mark Rife (03/18/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mark David Rife, 48, of Orlando, Fla., died Saturday, March 11, 2006, in Orlando. He was born June 20, 1957, in Anna, son of James V. and Barbara Hamm Rife. He married Pamela Neff. Survivors include his wife; his parents of Spartanburg, S.C.; two stepchildren, Colene Cannarella and Kyle Korthals of Orlando; a brother, Scott Rife of Jeffersonville, Ind.; and three stepgrandchildren...
Paul Duffield (03/18/06)
Paul J. Duffield, 76, of Benton, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Friday, March 17, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Henry Krone (03/18/06)
Henry C. Krone, 83, of Lee's Summit, Mo., died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at Lee's Summit Hospital. He was born April 8, 1922, in Independence, Kan. He and Dorothy Melton were married June 12, 1943. Krone was a B-25 pilot in the China/Burma/India Theater during World War II...
Russell Hester (03/18/06)
Russell Hester, 65, of Delta died Friday, March 17, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 2, 1941, at Delta, son of Watson Russell and Mary Immogene Sanford Hester. Hester was a retired millwright. He was a member of Arbor General Baptist Church and Eagles Aerie in Advance, Mo...
Milton Kubicka (03/18/06)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Milton J. Kubicka, 89, of Cobden, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at City Care Center in Cobden. He was born Oct. 21, 1916, in Chicago, son of Joseph and Elbi Kassa Kubicka. Kubicka was a locomotive engineer many years with Illinois Central Railroad. He was a member of Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 in Anna, Cobden American Legion Post 344 and Anna Moose Lodge 1346...
Lola Villarreal (03/17/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lola M. Villarreal, 76, of Barlow, Ky., formerly of Cairo died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Metropolis Health and rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, Ill. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2006 at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, Ill. with the Rev. Norma Glenn officiating. There will be no visitation...
Juanita Slinkard (03/17/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Juanita Lorene Slinkard, 90, of DeKalb, Ill., died Monday, March 13, 2006, at Pine Acres Care Center in DeKalb. She was born April 16, 1915, at Diehlstadt, Mo., daughter of William Harvey and Stella Jennings Griffith. She and Ora A. Slinkard were married Aug. 12, 1932. He died Jan. 8, 1965...
Cletus Schwartze (03/17/06)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Cletus M. Schwartze, 62, of Parkville, Mo., died Sunday, March 12, 2006, at North Kansas City Hospital in Kansas City. He was born Oct. 20, 1943, son of Louis and Nadine Schanuth Schwartze, and raised in Jefferson City, Mo. Schwartze was a truck driver 36 years with Fleming-Babcock Inc. He lived in the Kansas City area more than 30 years, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Jefferson City...
Beulah Hill (03/17/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Beulah Hill, 93, of Anna died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna. She was born Nov. 2, 1912, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Manuel and Norma Lindsey Kimmel. She and Doial D. Hill were married Aug. 20, 1933, at Anna. He died Dec. 29, 1995...
Christine Fulton (03/17/06)
Christine J. Fulton, 58, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at her home. She was born July 25, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ralph and Ruth Franz Brennecke. She and Rick Fulton were married April 3, 1971, in Cape Girardeau. Fulton did volunteer work at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson where she was a member. She also volunteered at Saint Francis Medical Center where she took part in the perpetual adoration in the hospital chapel...
Mary Bucher (03/17/06)
Mary Frances Bucher passed away Tuesday evening, March 14, 2006, at her home after an extended illness. She is survived by three daughters, Melinda Shelton of Houston, Texas, Mary Beth Woodward of Atlanta, Ga., Martha Pearce of Mobile, Ala.; a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Cathy Bucher of Sikeston, Mo. She leaves behind 10 beloved grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Clarence Cobb (03/16/06)
Clarence Albert Cobb, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Henry Allen and Dora Welker Cobb. He and Margaret Cox were married Feb. 22, 1947, in Jackson. Mr. Cobb grew up in Marble Hill and was a graduate of Marble Hill High School and Steimle Business College in Cape Girardeau. He moved to Cape Girardeau in 1947...
Christine Fulton (03/16/06)
Christine J. Fulton, 58, of Jackson died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harold Swoboda (03/16/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Harold P. "Cotton" Swoboda, 81, of Cairo died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at Glenview Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Chicago. He was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Cairo, son of Carl and Anna Bucher Swoboda. Swoboda was owner of Swoboda Feed and Seed in Cairo many years. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and its choir, VFW Post 2649, and Knights of Columbus Council 1027...
Allen Friedrich (03/16/06)
Allen K. Friedrich, 47, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 2, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ralph H. and Jennie Steinhoff Friedrich. Friedrich was a 1977 graduate of Jackson High School. He worked 20 years at Procter and Gamble. He was a member of First Baptist Church and the Elks in Jackson...
Thirman White (03/15/06)
Thirman "Drake" White, 80, of Jackson passed away Monday, March 13, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson, where he had resided for the past week. He was born Jan. 13, 1926, in Randles, Mo., son of the late Harley L. and Vergie V. Skaggs White. He and Maxine Godwin Comer were married April 10, 1971, in Jackson...
Taylor Warpole (03/15/06)
Taylor Warpole, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 13, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1919, in Curve, Tenn., son of Payton and Daisy Holloway Warpole. He and Fern Schuschke were married March 2, 1963, in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Warpole was a veteran of World War II in the Pacific Theater, and served in the Army from March 12, 1941, to April 21, 1946...
Walter Lynn (03/15/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Walter Lee Lynn, 77, of Chaffee died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1928, at Randles, Mo., son of William Thomas and Lillie Mae Thompson Lynn. He and Louvena Frazier were married Nov. 11, 1947. Mr. Lynn had been a self-employed truck driver. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge 615, and VFW Post 3127, all in Chaffee...
Allen Friedrich (03/15/06)
Allen Friedrich, 47, of Jackson, Mo., died at Saint Francis Hospital Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete at McComb's Funeral Home in Jackson.
Lillian Kuss (03/15/06)
Lillian Agnes "Bobbie" Kuss, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 13, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 17, 1912, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of William C. and Maude Mae Ferguson Downs. She and Joseph R. Kuss were married Nov. 3, 1929, at New Hamburg, Mo. He died Nov. 3, 1970...
Clarence Cobb (03/15/06)
Clarence Cobb, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, in his doctor's office. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Anna Durbin (03/15/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Anna Lee Durbin, 66, of Anna died Monday, March 13, 2006, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. She was born Nov. 3, 1939, at Lick Creek, Ill., daughter of George and Lorene Thornton Barringer. She and Fred N. Durbin Jr. were married Dec. 17, 1960. He died Sept. 8, 1991...
Helen Polk (03/15/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Helen Polk, 73, of Cairo died Sunday, March 12, 2006, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 4, 1933, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of George and Sadie Lee Singleton Nance. She moved from Wolf Island to Cairo in 1981...
Dr. Julia Heath (03/15/06)
Dr. Julia Ann Heath, 48, of Marion, Ill., died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 25, 1957, in Harriman, Tenn., daughter of Ed and Audrey Heath. She married Bruce Westcott. Heath was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and its School of Medicine. She won the Ellen Quinn Award for Excellence. She was a physician/psychiatrist at Marion Veterans Administration Medical Center...
Taylor Warpole (03/14/06)
Taylor Warpole, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 13, 2006, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lillian Kuss (03/14/06)
Lillian A. "Bobbie" Kuss, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 13, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Willis (03/14/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Kenneth Gale Willis, 68, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, in St. Charles. He was born March 1, 1938, at Hahn, Mo., son of Clyde and Pauline James Willis. He and Kathy Herrmann were married June 27, 1987...
Norman Evans (03/14/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Norman Lee "Punk" Evans, 72, a resident of rural Sikeston, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2006, at his home after an extended illness. Born Sept. 10, 1933, in Scott County to the late Roy V. and Frances Yeakey Evans, Norman lived most of his life in the Scott County area...
Thirman White (03/14/06)
Thirman W. "Drake" White, 80, of Jackson died Monday, March 13, 2006, at Monticello House. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Merle Robertson (03/13/06)
Merle W. "Duke" Robertson, 70, of Grand Tower, Ill., died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at the Jonesboro Healthcare Center. He was born Aug. 9, 1935, in Grand Tower, son of Bill and Louis Hatley Robertson. He and Henrietta "Dubie" Carson were married on Dec. 15, 1979, in Grand Tower. She died Sept. 13, 2005...
Bertha McGowan (03/13/06)
Augusta, Ga. -- Mrs. Bertha Powell McGowan entered into rest Saturday, March 11, 2006. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph L. McGowan for 62 years. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at Platt's Crawford Avenue Chapel at 11:00 am with Elder Max Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park...
Dorothy Thompson (03/13/06)
Dorothy Thompson, 78, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at her daughter's home in Marble Hill. She was born Sept. 7, 1927, at Indian Creek, daughter of Clarence and Beulah Trickey McLaird. She and Harry Thompson Jr. were married on July 20, 1945. He died Jan. 21, 1971...
Barbara Burgener (03/13/06)
Barbara A. Burgener, 93, of New Baden, Ill., formerly of Venice, Ill, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, in New Baden. She was born July 27, 1912, in Solgohachia, Ark. Burgener was a seamstress. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Irwin Funeral Chapel in Granite City, Ill...
Marvin Webb (03/12/06)
WARRENTON, Mo. -- Marvin Douglas Webb, 76, of Warrenton, formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Friday, March 10, 2006, at St. Joseph West Hospital in Lake St. Charles, Mo. He was born May 26, 1929, in Hunter, Mo., son of Robert Andrew and Idea Hickem Webb. He and Nadine Elliott were married Sept. 25, 1958...
Virginia Spears (03/12/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Virginia Rose Spears, 67, of Advance died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at home. She was born Jan. 20, 1939, at Dudley, Mo., daughter of Thurman and Minnie Mossman O'Neal. She and James "Bud" Spears were married June 25, 1957, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died March 17, 2005...
LaVeda Pitts (03/12/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- LaVeda Pitts, 88, of Anna died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born March 25, 1917, in Reynoldsville, Ill., daughter of Francis and Dora Katherine Stapleton Fritz. She and Frank Pitts were married July 13, 1946, at Anna, Ill. He died Aug. 20, 2000...
Dessie Robinson (03/11/06)
PATTON, Mo. -- Dessie Edna Robinson, 92, of Patton died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 18, 1913, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Phillip and Annie Seabaugh Bollinger. She and Robert W. Robinson were married Dec. 27, 1935. He died Jan. 23, 1982...
Charlie Garner (03/11/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Charlie Garner, 92, of Advance died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 23, 1914, at Hiram, Mo., son of Bob and Roselyn McCollough. He and Ruth Donley were married April 14, 1942, at Greenbrier, Mo...
Christine McKenzie (03/11/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Christine McKenzie, 84, of Chaffee died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Bollinger County, daughter of William Arthur and Ida Mae Mansfield McKenzie. McKenzie was a bookkeeper 33 years at Thorngate Limited, retiring in 1984...
Oswin Hacker (03/11/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Oswin E. Hacker, 79, of Plano, Texas, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Plano Hospital. He was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Perryville, son of Edward John and Emma Boxdorfer-Stuebner Hacker. He and Betty Jean White were married Oct. 5, 1952...
Michael O'Shea Jr. (03/10/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Michael P. O'Shea Jr., 54, of Cairo died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1951, in Cairo, son of Michael and Mary Jane Hatcher O'Shea. O'Shea was a lawyer and was currently the corporation counsel for the city of Cairo. He was a former state's attorney for Alexander County...
Christine McKenzie (03/10/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Christine McKenzie, 84, of Chaffee died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Elvis Hoffman (03/10/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elvis L. Hoffman, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1919, at Perryville, son of Lawrence and Ida Schindler Hoffman. He first married Frances M. Peters Jan. 21, 1946. She died Feb. 28, 1980. She later married Wilma Vajdos Oct. 17, 1982. She died Oct. 27, 1999...
Dora Back (03/10/06)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Dora Ruth Back, 80, of Glenallen died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 12, 1925, in Lesterville, Mo., daughter of Nathaniel and Gertrude Maples Alcorn. She and Charles F. Back Jr. were married Aug. 30, 1946...
Harry Williams (03/10/06)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Harry Williams, 94, of McClure died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at his home. He was born July 27, 1911, in Massillon, Ohio, son of Ben and Martha Mann Williams. He and Josephine Miller were married in 1937. She died in 1999. Williams was a farmer, and of the Baptist belief...
Karen Webster (03/09/06)
Karen L. Webster, 49, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 26, 1957, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Albert and Doris Ramage Sullenger. She and Jeffery G. Webster were married Oct. 15, 1978, in New Madrid, Mo...
Mary Ziegler (03/09/06)
Mary Beth Ziegler, 38, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in her home. She was born Oct. 28, 1967, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Frank and Bettilee Cook Emmendorfer. She and Rick Ziegler were married July 11, 1992. Mary was a 1986 graduate of Notre Dame High School. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri, and a master's degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University...
Charles Booth Jr. (03/09/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Charles E. Booth Jr., 44, of Cairo died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Friends may call at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery at Mounds, Ill...
Jewell Elsperman (03/09/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jewell Marie Elsperman, 78, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1927, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Thomas Johnathan and Myrtle Mae Cruse Jackson. She and Norman Elsperman were married Aug. 15, 1942...
Percy Parrow (03/08/06)
Percy Parrow Sr., 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at his home. He was born July 23, 1925, in Meridian, Miss., son of Robert and Hattie Clark Parrow. He and Melvonia Ruffin were married Oct. 9, 1954, in New Madrid, Mo. Parrow was a farmer...
Dewey Barrett (03/08/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dewey M. Barrett, 76, of Anna died Monday, March 6, 2006, at Marion Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Sept. 1, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Linder and Effie Mae Allen Barrett. He and Myrtle B. Brown were married Nov. 17, 1956, in Corinth, Miss. She died Nov. 12, 2004...
Mary Ziegler (03/08/06)
Mary Ziegler, 38, of Jackson died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
James Varnon (03/08/06)
James Stanley Varnon, 66, of St. Louis passed away Monday, March 6, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1939, in Harviell, Mo., to John Sam and Pauline Varnon, who preceded him in death. Mr. Varnon attended school in Morley, Mo., where he spent most of his early life. He retired from his St. Louis nursery business, Varnon Tree Service...
Kevin Collins (03/07/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Kevin W. Collins, 52, of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Olive Branch, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1953, in Cairo, Ill., son of Bill and Jo Siers Collins. He and Judi Thornton were married Feb. 23, 1974...
James Byassee (03/07/06)
James Marlin Byassee, 71, of Scott City died Monday, March 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 18, 1934, in Fulton, Ky., son of Horace James and Marie Humphrey Byassee. He first married Sharon Lee Santhuff Aug. 1, 1959. She died Nov. 3, 1995. He and Martha Lou O'Bryant Holder were married Dec. 13, 1997, in Scott City...
JoAnn Petzoldt (03/07/06)
JoAnn Petzoldt, 58, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 1, 1947, in Jackson, daughter of the late Cecil and Doris Brown Sauerbrunn. She and Truman Petzoldt were married Oct. 1, 1966...
Shirley Johnson (03/07/06)
ARCADIA, Mo. -- Shirley L. Johnson, 48, of Arcadia, died Friday, March 3, 2006, in Arcadia. She was born July 31, 1957, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Milton and Mildred Riggs O'Neal. She and Roy Johnson were married Aug. 12, 1996. Survivors include her husband; a son, Jeremy Ritch of Perryville, Mo.; her father, Milton O'Neal of St. ...
Dewey Barrett (03/07/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dewey M. Barrett, 76, of Anna died Monday, March 6, 2006, at Marion Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion, Ill. He was formerly of McClure, Ill. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Martin (03/07/06)
PATTON, Mo. -- Mary Lucille Martin, 80, of Patton died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at the home of her son. She was born May 21, 1925, at Patton, daughter of Frank and Ellen Fulton Yount. She and Jewel E. Martin were married June 24, 1949. He died Feb. 17, 2000...
Roy Brown (03/07/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Roy S. Brown, 74, of Perryville died Monday, March 6, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 2, 1931, at Eminence, Mo., son of Robert and Effie Herrin Brown. He and Eva J. Montgomery were married Dec. 4, 1954, in Illinois. Brown retired as a molder from Exide Foundry in St. Louis. He was a member of Molders Local 182...
Cecil Jones (03/07/06)
FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Cecil J. Jones Sr., 71, of Friedheim died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Friedheim. He was born Jan. 23, 1935, at Seventy Six, Mo., son of Arnold Waldo Jones and Eva Gertrude Logsdon Jones Rhyne. He and Shirley J. McGee were married July 22, 1968...
Lary Glaus (03/06/06)
Lary Lee Glaus, 67, of Chaffee died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at his residence in Chaffee. He was born Sept. 14, 1938, in Commerce, son of Joseph Ulrich and Beatrice Fay Knight Glaus. He and Dorothy Arnzen were married on June 29, 1957. Glaus was a self-employed farmer and a retired heavy equipment operator and worked out of local union 513 out of Cape Girardeau. ...
Carmen Cassady (03/06/06)
Carmen E. Cassady, 62, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 5, 2006, at her home. She was born June 5, 1943, in Santa Rosa, NM, daughter of the late Satero and Louisa Valencia Chaves. She and Everett Cassady were married July 2, 1969, in Clovis, N.M. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to St. Louis. In 1971, they moved to Jackson...
Shelby Hollingworth (03/06/06)
Shelby Darlene Hollingworth, 67, of Villa Ridge, Ill., formerly of McClure and Cairo, said goodbye to her family and friends, this 5th day of March 2006 and danced into Heaven with Jesus, at 12:20 p.m. Sunday at her home. Mrs. Hollingsworth was born Sept. 21, 1939, at McClure, Ill., daughter of the Rev. Robert Lewis Burchyett and the late Lawana Opal Colyer Burchyett...
Kevin Collins (03/06/06)
Kevin W. Collins, 52, of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, March 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1953, in Cairo, Ill., son of Bill and Jo Siers Collins. He and Judi Thornton were married Feb. 23, 1974...
Beulah Summers (03/06/06)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Beulah May Summers, 93, of Dexter, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. She was born on Nov. 17, 1912, in Bernie, Mo., daughter of John Neal and Elizabeth Robinson Murphy. She and Alfred Summers were married on Oct. 3, 1934, in Poplar Bluff. He died Nov. 18, 1995...
Janet Birkhead (03/06/06)
Janet Birkhead, 70, of Lake of Egypt, Ill., formerly of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at the Herrin (Ill.) Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Reta James (03/06/06)
Reta Faye James, 68, of Wappapello, Mo., formerly of Glenallen, Mo., died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at her residence. She was born Jan. 11, 1938, near Glenallen, daughter of Lester E. and Reba Rea Reed. She and C.J. James were married on June 13, 1965, in Marble Hill, Mo...
Joe Allen (03/06/06)
Joe Lynn Allen, 78, of Festus, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born Feb. 21, 1928, in Jackson, son of William Lynn and Alta Idler Hall Allen. He and Shirley Jean Crites were married Jan. 24, 1953, in Piggott, Ark...
Carol Love (03/06/06)
EAST CARDONDELET, Ill. -- Carol Jean Love, 58, of East Carondelet died Friday, March 3, 2006, at her residence. She was born June 18, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ralph and Bessie Verble Kaufman. Love retired after 37 years from Jefferson Barracks Hospital as a nurse...
Harry Hinkle (03/06/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harry Hinkle, 85, of Anna, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion. He was born on March 20, 1920, in Union County, Ill., son of Lena Jackson Hinkle. He and Logretta Merriman were married on March 27, 1948...
Mary Hutchison (03/05/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Liddie Hutchison, 77, of Anna died Friday, March 3, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 27, 1929, at Trenton, Tenn., daughter of Elisha Alexander and Bunav Williams Magee. Hutchison was retired from Nutritional Headquarters in Carbondale, Ill...
Cleo Cooper (03/04/06)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Cleo M. Cooper, 83, of Bloomfield died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Stoddard County, to Albert M. and Ada George Bornemann. She and Floyd V. Cooper were married Sept. 1, 1939, at Bloomfield. He died March 1, 1990...
Richard Beaver (03/04/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Richard D. Beaver, 86, of Anna died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at Union County Hospital. He was born May 24, 1919, in Fancy Creek Township, Ill., son of Otto and Louise Ritterbush Beaver. Beaver served 20 years in the U.S. Navy. He then worked as an air traffic controller 10 years...
Winifred Francis (03/04/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Winifred June "Winnie" Francis, 89, of Marble Hill died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born June 12, 1916, at Lutesville, daughter of Andrew and Lillie Agnes Ripptoe Cavaness. She and William M. Francis were married April 18, 1934. He died in 1973...
Rae Watts (03/04/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Rae Watts, 82, of Tamms died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born April 24, 1923, in Watson, Ark., daughter of William L. and Lillen Sample Bickerstaff. She married Bill H. Watts, who preceded her in death...
Maggie Dodd (03/04/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Maggie Ann Dodd, 97, of Chaffee died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born June 15, 1908, at London, Ark., daughter of John Thomas and Loe Amy Freeman Cochran. She and Joe Pleasant Hampton Burton were married in 1926; he died in 1946. She and Cleveland Dodd were married Oct. 9, 1948; he died April 11, 1997...
Roy Hale (03/03/06)
Roy David Hale, 61, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, son of Roy Everett and Ruth Lee Miller Hale. He is survived by three sisters, Joyce Roth and Gail Ashworth of Scott City, Ginnell Hackler of New Baden, Ill.; and a brother, Richard Hale of Belton, Texas...
William Buellis Jr. (03/03/06)
William Thomas Buellis Jr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at his home. He was born July 9, 1930, in Baltimore, Md., son of William and Alberta Tydings Buellis. He and Dorothy Ford were married April 8, 1949, in Pasadena, Md. Mr. Buellis grew up in Anne Arundel County, Md. He attended Southeast Bible College in Lakeland, Fla...
Edith Dumay (03/03/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edith Dumay, 91, of Harrisonville, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Crown Care Center in Harrisonville. She was born Jan. 27, 1915, in Bonne Terre, Mo., daughter of George William and Mary Stephanie Bouchard Frey. She and Oliver Louis Dumay were married Feb. 12, 1934, in Sikeston. He died April 25, 1990...
Jake Rundles (03/03/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jake Rundles, 85, of Cairo died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Jan. 12, 1921, at Diehlstadt, Mo., son of William and Annie Amos Rundles. Rundles was a retired construction worker. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church...
Agnes Gentemann (03/02/06)
Agnes Catherine Gentemann, 90, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 17, 1915, in York County Neb., daughter of Frank Layton and Margarita Foley. She and James Gentemann were married Aug. 16, 1940, at Millwood...
William Buellis Jr. (03/02/06)
William Thomas Buellis Jr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at his home. He was born July 9, 1930, in Baltimore, Md., son of William and Alberta Tydings Buellis. He and Dorothy Ford were married April 8, 1949, in Pasadena, Md. Mr. Buellis grew up in Anne Arundel County, Md. He attended Southeast Bible College in Lakeland, Fla...
Morton Grim (03/02/06)
Morton Grim, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at his home. He was born March 19, 1927, in Leora, Mo., son of Ira B. "Bud" and Lillian "Bill" Morton Grim. He and Betty Tanner were married in 1944. He then married Louise Birkland in 1965, who died in 1998. He later married Bonnie Davis in 2001...
Edna Norton (03/02/06)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Edna M. Norton, 96, of Alto Pass died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at the home of a son. She was born Feb. 16, 1910, in Alto Pass, daughter of Fred A. and Emma McKinley Hartline. She and Don Carlos Norton were married Jan. 9, 1932, in Mound City, Ill. He died Feb. 11, 1992...
Roy Hale (03/02/06)
Roy Hale, 51, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rudolph Nussbaum (03/02/06)
Rudolph Arthur Nussbaum, 84, of rural Whitewater died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 19, 1921, near Gordonville, son of Leo and Frieda Maag Nussbaum. He and RoseLee Burns were married Aug. 20, 1955, in Gordonville. They enjoyed 43 years of marriage prior to her death Oct. 3, 1998...
Fern Hency (03/02/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Katherine Fern Hency, 65, of Benton died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 11, 1941, at Oriole, daughter of Jesse Eugene and Mary Katherine McLain Wissman. She and Don Hency were married Aug. 10, 1968...
Charles Parkhill (03/02/06)
Charles Lee Parkhill, 63, of Fremont, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 21, 1942, at Van Buren, Mo., son of William Henry and Eunice Madrene Kester Parkhill. Parkhill was a longtime resident of Carter County. He was formerly of Jackson and retired from Rubbermaid. He had also worked at Florsheim Shoe Co...
Dorothy Halter (03/01/06)
Dorothy Jane "Dottie" Halter, 75, of Pensacola, Fla., and Scott City died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at 12:15 p.m. at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Dorothy was born July 9, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Otto and Ottilia Burger Halter. She attended school at Benton and Kelso, Mo., and Cape Girardeau...
James Hepler (03/01/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James R. "Rudy" Hepler, 33, of Lowden, Iowa, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2006, at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa. He was born Aug. 25, 1972, in Maryland, son of Fred L. and Brenda Moore Hepler. He and Diana Shocker were married April 5, 2003...
Linda Bohnert (03/01/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Linda E. Bohnert, 88, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 5, 1917, in Perry County, daughter of William and Emma Hoehn Boxdorfer. She and Melvin Bohnert were married May 6, 1939. He died April 8, 1987...
Brenda Myers (03/01/06)
Brenda Sue Myers, 57, of Mayfield, Ky., died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born March 7, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charles and Wanda Gross Cox. Myers was a receptionist at West Kentucky Rural Telephone. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mayfield...
Meyer Spradlin (03/01/06)
Meyer Albert "Pete" Spradlin, 80, of Berryman, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Potosi, Mo. He was born Jan. 19, 1926, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Harrison Kue and Allie Taylor Spradlin. He and Wanda Marie Gray were married in 1973...
Ralph Bowerman (03/01/06)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Ralph Woodrow Bowerman, 86, of McClure died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at his home. He was born March 29, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, son of Alonzo L. "Lon" and Nancy E. Vandegraf Bowerman. He married Anola Mae Burris Gill. Bowerman had been a meat cutter. He was a member of Red Star Baptist Church and VFW Post 3838...
Morton Grim (03/01/06)
Morton W. Grim, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Duane Eastman (03/01/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Duane Guy Eastman, 70, of Charleston died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Aug. 24, 1935, in Marion, Ill., son of Donald G. and Emma LaBotte Eastman. He and Betty LaVerne Allen were married June 26, 1954...