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Obituaries from August 2006

Frank Owen (08/31/06)
Dr. Frank Owen, 93, of Lexington, Ky., died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at Lexington's Hospice Center of the Bluegrass. He was born June 28, 1913, in Marble Hill, Mo., and reared in several Southeast Missouri towns. This included Cape Girardeau where he received a bachelor of arts degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 1937. He was captain of the school's first conference champion basketball team...
James Fletcher Sr. (08/31/06)
GIDEON, Mo. -- James Louis Fletcher Sr., 81, of Gideon died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. He was born April 8, 1925, at Gideon, son of Louis Bennett and Marie McComb Fletcher. He and Maxine duBarry were married June 8, 1947, in Russellville, Ky. She died July 2, 2005...
Duane Black (08/31/06)
Duane L. Black, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Lavona Bridges (08/31/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Lavona Bridges, 81, of Tamms died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at Day Star Center in Cairo, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Wayne Wright (08/31/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Wayne F. "Dutch" Wright, 73, of Thebes died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, in Alexander County. He was born Oct. 1, 1932, in Ware, Ill., son of Glenn Edward and Helen Winn Wright. He and Shirley Walker were married in 1955 in Corinth, Miss. She died Sept. 15, 2002...
Evelyn Boomer (08/31/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Evelyn Boomer, 90, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Aug. 21, 1916, in Anna, daughter of John and Minnie Elkins Pitts. She and James Boomer were married Aug. 31, 1933. He died March 8, 2002...
Hazel Abernathy (08/31/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Hazel Lucille Abernathy, 80, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at her home. She was born July 16, 1926, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Charley Wesley and Cora Lee Sanders Trout. She and Cecil Samuel Abernathy were married Aug. 21, 1948. He died Oct. 29, 1986...
Doyle Crow (08/30/06)
PARMA, Mo. -- Doyle G. Crow, 82, of Parma, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 19, 1924, in Scotland, Ark., son of Monroe and Velma Underwood Crow. He and Alice Buttrey were married Nov. 23, 1950, at Parma...
Richard Clutts (08/30/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Richard Clutts, 89, of Thebes died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at his home. He was born May 7, 1917, in Thebes, son of Harry Vernell and Clara Murphy Clutts. He and Thelma Farris were married April 27, 1940. She died March 20, 1996. Mr. Clutts was a chief engineer with a tow boat company. He was also a cattle farmer and loved to garden...
Catherine Hale (08/30/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Catherine Yuvonne Hale, 81, of Jonesboro died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Effingham, Ill., daughter of William Alva and Gladys Irene Hummel Cain. She married Leland F. "Jake" Hale June 25, 1945, in Anna. He preceded her in death May 3, 1998...
Carl Strobel Sr. (08/30/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Carl Gene Strobel Sr., 69, of Advance died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 14, 1936, in Advance, son of Henry and Hazel White Strobel. He and Lula Belle Robinson were married in 1952 in Tunica, Miss. Strobel was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Advance and Eagles Aerie of Advance...
Robert Hawn (08/30/06)
Robert Joe Hawn, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 29, 1936, in East St. Louis, Ill., son of Pete and June Cruse Hawn. He and Diane M. Talley were married Nov. 26, 1959, in Cape Girardeau. Hawn was a grocer 25 years for Mayhew Grocery and Kroger. He also worked for Wetterau Inc. in Scott City and Fleming Co. (formerly Malone and Hyde) in Sikeston, Mo. He retired in 1998...
Sylvia Seib (08/30/06)
Sylvia Violet Seib, 93, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born July 4, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John and Mary "Mae" Hopper Caraker. She and Austin Henry Seib were married Oct. 10, 1932, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 25, 1982...
Wilbur Snyder (08/29/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Wilbur Snyder, 90, of Spring Hill, Fla., and Anna died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, in Spring Hill. He was born July 24, 1916, in Akron, Ohio, son of Ralph and Lucille Snyder. He and Betty Corzine McCrory were married April 27, 1984. She died May 7, 2005...
Carl Strobel Sr. (08/29/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Carl Gene Strobel Sr., 69, of Advance died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Bernece Eaves (08/29/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nellie Bernece "Dude" Eaves, 80, of Sikeston died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 30, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Fred and Ella Liary McAnelly. She and William Paul Eaves were married Nov. 22, 1941, at Benton, Mo. He died Aug. 3, 2006...
Richard Clutts (08/29/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Richard Clutts, 89, of Thebes died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at his home. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Lawrence Sullivan (08/29/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lawrence T. Sullivan, 56, of Cairo died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at Memphis Regional Medical Center Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born May 30, 1950, in Chicago, son of Elizabeth Gill and Samuel T. Sullivan. He and Jeanette Sneden were married...
Bruce Kelly (08/29/06)
John Bruce Kelly, 55, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born March 24, 1951, in St. Louis, son of John Leo and Viola Mae Wilke Kelly. Kelly was a graduate of Hazelwood Senior High School. He attended a junior college in St. Louis and Southeast Missouri State University...
Norma Schrieber (08/29/06)
Norma Ruth Schrieber, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at the home of a son in Owasso, Okla. She was born Oct. 8, 1935, in Potosi, Mo., daughter of Riley F. and Dorothy Ethel Sutton Wagganer. She and Clifford Schrieber were married July 14, 1951, in St. Louis. He died March 10, 1995...
Johnnie Byrd-Brown (08/29/06)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Johnnie Andrew Byrd-Brown was stillborn Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his mother, Rachel Byrd of Poplar Bluff; his father, Phillip Brown of Poplar Bluff; a brother, Phillip Brown of the home; two sisters, Ashley Weaver of California, Marissa Byrd of the home; maternal grandparents, Danny and Debbie Byrd of Sedgewickville, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Diane Williams of Poplar Bluff, Johnnie Harris of Chicago; maternal great-grandparents, George and Mae deLaune of Covington, La., Raymond and Louise Burbach of Sedgewickville; and paternal great-grandmother, Lillie Brown of Poplar Bluff.. ...
A.G. Morris (08/29/06)
A.G. Morris, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 30, 1917, in Chicago, daughter of William A. and Lula White Morris. She married Jessie Hike, who preceded her in death. Morris moved to Cape Girardeau in 1991 from Sikeston, Mo. She had been a school cook and was a member of the Church of God in Christ...
William Cannell (08/29/06)
William David Cannell, 80, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at The Lutheran Home. He was born April 7, 1926, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Clarence and Birdie Parker Cannell. He and Evangeline Bakken were married Aug. 14, 1946, in Kasson, Minn...
James Malone (08/29/06)
James Olen Malone, 58, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 14, 1947, in Oak Ridge, son of James O. and Vernia L. Eldridge Malone. Malone served in the Army during the Vietnam War and received three Purple Hearts with Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal and Vietnam Campaign Medal...
Helen Keegan (08/28/06)
Helen Keegan, 83, of Kingsport, Tenn. passed away on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center. She was born in Springfield, Mo., and resided in Charleston for most of her life. She moved to Kingsport in 2005. Mrs. Keegan worked as a bookkeeper for many years, and later as a Head Start teacher for several years...
Agnus Morris (08/28/06)
Agnus Morris, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Norma Schrieber (08/28/06)
Norma Ruth Schrieber, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006, at her son's home in Owasso, Okla. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edwin Burnley (08/27/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Edwin L. Burnley, 88 of Cairo, formerly of Ingleside, Ky., died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 15, 1918, at Kevil, Ky., son of William T. and Edwina Anderson Burnley. He was a retired farmer. Burnley was a member of the Kevil United Methodist Church and Ducks Unlimited. ...
Roger Smith (08/27/06)
Roger Andrew Smith, 42, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at his home. Smith was born to Drs. Charles and Janet Bass Smith on March 11, 1964, in Montclair, N.J. He was a 1982 graduate of Jackson High School and then attended Southeast Missouri State University and Western Kentucky State University...
Milton Ellebracht (08/27/06)
Milton Ellebracht, 83, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at the Arbors Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 19, 1922, in St. Louis, son of William O. and Adele Zaeger Ellebracht. He and Daphna "Laura" Daniels were married April 20, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. She passed away Dec. 14, 2001...
Darrell Tolbert (08/27/06)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Darrell Tolbert of Puxico, was born Dec. 7, 1949, at Bloomfield, Mo., the son of Cletis and Pauline Accord Tolbert and passed away Aug. 26, 2006, at the Veterans Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Darrell had worked in the concrete construction business. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Bethel General Baptist Church near Advance, Mo. He enjoyed training coon hounds as well as coon hunting and fishing...
Marshall Walker (08/26/06)
Marshall Addision Walker, 91, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Craig Petzoldt officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery with full military honors...
David East (08/26/06)
David East, 50, of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at his home. He was born July 17, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, son of John Jefferson and Dorothy Ladd East Jr. Mr. East graduated from Central High School in 1974, and from Southeast Missouri State University in 1980 and played on the university's former Indians football team...
Charles Knight (08/26/06)
Charles Knight, 63, of Barnesville, Ga., died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, in a health-care facility in Atlanta, Ga. He was a native of Cape Girardeau, son of George Ferris and Bessie Gail Kitchen Knight. Mr. Knight had made his home in Barnesville for a number of years. He was a teacher at Lamar County Comprehensive High School, and a member of First United Methodist Church in Barnesville...
Bruce Kelly (08/26/06)
John Bruce Kelly, 55, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at his home. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Milton Ellebracht (08/26/06)
Milton Ellebracht, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at the Arbor Creek Care Facility in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery...
Marshall Walker (08/25/06)
Marshall Addision Walker, 91, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 18, 1914, at Oak Ridge, son of Ira O. and Bernice Octavia Riehn Walker. He and Marie E. Overbeck were married June 30, 1951, in Piggott, Ark...
Tabea Fritsche (08/25/06)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Tabea Secunda Fritsche, 91, of Tracy, Minn., died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at Prairie View Healthcare Center in Tracy. She was born May 3, 1915, at Altenburg, daughter of Ernest Julius and Lydia Concordia Boehme Kuehnert. She and Walter E. Fritsche were married May 3, 1941, at Altenburg. He died Sept. 29, 1962...
Elvin Moonier (08/25/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elvin E. "Happy" Moonier, 79, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 20, 1926, at Perryville, son of Claude E. and Anna Genevieve Huber Moonier. He and Marjorie A. Hahn were married May 5, 1948...
Mary Gunter (08/25/06)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Mary Rozila Gunter, 86, of Morley died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 12, 1920, at Winona, Mo., daughter of James Longstreet and Mary Ellen Melvina Price Lindsey. She and Oral Elmo "Bill" Gunter were married Nov. 10, 1942, at Charleston, Mo. He died April 11, 1967...
Jewell Killian (08/25/06)
Jewell Eveline Killian, 79, of Scott City died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 27, 1927, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Mounse Edward and Lena Caroline Abernathy Carter. She and John R. Killian were married Feb. 24, 1946, at Zalma...
David East (08/25/06)
David East, 50, of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Janie Rayford (08/25/06)
Janie Rayford, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Aug. 21, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 13, 1926, at Greenwood, Miss., daughter of Wesley and Minnie McFarland. She married Johnny Mack, who preceded her in death. Rayford was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Joseph & Nelda Eggers (08/24/06)
Joseph Frederick Gilbert Eggers, 86, and his wife Nelda Ruth Eggers, 82, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006. He died at home on the family farm near Jackson, and she died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Eggers was born Dec. 8, 1919, at Delta, son of Myron Clelland and Flora Kathleen Koehler Eggers. Mrs. Eggers was born Aug. 31, 1923, at Oriole, daughter of Albert and Nellie Armstrong McLain. They were married May 9, 1947...
Frankie Nelson (08/24/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Frankie James Nelson, 52, of Advance died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1953, at Advance, the son of the late Adam and Juanita Acord Nelson. Nelson was a 1971 graduate of Advance High School and worked as a cement mason with the Local 527 in St. Louis...
Jim Foster (08/24/06)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Jim S. Foster, 63, of Glenallen died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 25,1942, at Glenallen, son of Silvy J. and Clara Mae Crader Foster. He and Bertha M. Roe were married Nov. 25, 1962...
Mary Gunter (08/24/06)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Mary Rozila Gunter, 86, of Morley died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence Duncan (08/24/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clarence H. Duncan, 68, of Danville, Ky., formerly of Anna, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He was born Aug. 15, 1938, in Russellville, Ky., son of Clarence and Naomi Cox Duncan. He and Joyce Shelton Tuss were married Aug. 11, 1986, in Paducah, Ky...
Mitchell Glasscock (08/23/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Mitchell Todd "Mitch" Glasscock, 46, of Benton died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born June 15, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of George Price and Judy Lee Perdue Glasscock. Glasscock was co-owner and operator of R&G Construction Co...
Frances Bachman (08/23/06)
Frances "Irene" Bachman, 90, of York, Pa., formerly of the Scott City area, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at Manor Care Center in York. She was born June 5, 1916, at Illmo, daughter of Peter A. and Dora Russell Reed. She married Donnell W. Bachman, who preceded her in death...
Arthur King (08/23/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Arthur T. King, 93, of Bismarck, Mo., formerly of Cairo, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at Camelot Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Farmington, Mo. He was born July 29, 1913, in Dubuque, Iowa, son of William Edward and Ludmilla Margaret Churney King. He married Dorothy Dean, who preceded him in death...
Lorena Horschman (08/23/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lorena E. Horschman, 95, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 4, 1911, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of Frank and Theresa Kirn Unterreiner. She and Adam Horschman were married June 16, 1930, at Perryville. He died March 12, 1981...
Evelyn Cain (08/23/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Evelyn Pauline Cain, 79, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at her home. She was born March 10, 1927, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Lloyd and Opal Lewis Smith. She and Gerald Cain were married Sept. 7, 1947, near Jonesboro, Ill. Cain was a member, Sunday school teacher, secretary, treasurer and in charge of Bible school many years at Beech Grove Baptist Church...
Charles Toler (08/23/06)
Charles Toler, 70, of New Madrid, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 21, 1935, in Cardwell, Mo., son of Charles Monroe and Elsie McCormack Toler. Toler was a member of the Masonic Lodge in New Madrid. Survivors include a son, Roy Toler of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Tommy May of New Madrid; and a sister in St. Louis...
Richard Bomar (08/22/06)
Richard Craig Bomar, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born March 20, 1956, in Greenville, S.C., son of Richard Harrison and Dora Dean Shelby Bomar. He and Donna Patricia Stevenson Smith were married Oct. 17, 2005...
Arthur King (08/22/06)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Arthur T. King, 93, of Bismarck, Mo., formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Sunday at Camelot Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Farmington. He was a veteran of World War II. Friends may call at the Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday...
Aleen Yeager (08/22/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- M. Aleen Yeager, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 18, 1923, in Perry County, daughter of Fred and Lorene Nifong Mattingly. She and Ronald L. Yeager were married March 29, 1943. He died July 11, 1995...
Evelyn Howard (08/22/06)
Evelyn Howard, 83, of Greenville, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born Dec. 17, 1922, at Poplar Bluff, daughter of William H. and Anna Jane Lincoln Hoover. She and Donald Howard were married March 13, 1998, in Blytheville, Ark...
Helen Payne (08/22/06)
Helen Ruth Payne, 85, of Scott City died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 6, 1921, at Illmo, daughter of Jesse B. "J.B." and Phonia "Maude" Wagster Payne. Payne was a former telephone operator with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. She was a member of Broadway United Methodist Church...
Wilma Ford (08/21/06)
Wilma O. Ford, 88, of Chaffee, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 10, 1918, in Randles, Mo., daughter of John and Eunice Scamahorn Groseclose. She and Keith Ford were married on Nov. 24, 1939, in Benton. He died on May 11, 1987...
Elizabeth Looney (08/21/06)
Elizabeth V. Looney, 94, formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at the Houston Hospice Center in Houston, Texas. She was born March 31, 1912, in Jackson, daughter of Charles and Mary Louise Stimel Vinyard. She and Hassell Looney were married June 9, 1935. He died on June 14, 1989...
Caleb Cutler (08/20/06)
Caleb Michael Cutler was stillborn Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was the son of Timothy and Amy Stutts Cutler of Jackson. In addition to his loving parents, survivors include paternal grandparents, Walter and Sherry Cutler of Mount Vernon, Ill.; maternal grandparents, Gaylon and Marilyn Stutts of Jackson; two paternal uncles, Brett Cutler of Woodlawn, Ill., and Daniel (Amanda) Cutler of Woodlawn; a maternal aunt, Patti Stutts of Marble Hill, Mo.; a paternal great-grandmother, Betty Soloman of Mount Vernon.. ...
Raymond Bickings (08/20/06)
Raymond D. Bickings, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug.18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 19, 1929, in McNairy, Tenn., son of Fred D. and Gladys Griswell Bickings. He and Annabel Daugherty Bickings were married on Dec. 24, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. She died on May 5, 1982...
H. Lloyd Choate (08/20/06)
Lloyd Choate, 87, died at his home in Cape Girardeau at noon on Aug. 18, 2006, after a long battle with cancer. His wife, Kay, and nieces Agnes Colley and JoAnne Shanks were at his bedside. He married Kay Kimmich April 14, 1993, and is survived by her, daughter Vicki Hamann of Carbondale Ill.; stepchildren, Teresa (Tony) Thrower, Rhonda (Mark) Ruark and Angela (Brent) Metje of Cape Girardeau; and sister Betty Dewey of Kansas City. ...
Charles Pixley (08/20/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Charles J. Pixley, 85, of Advance died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 27, 1921, at Advance, son of Henry and Minnie Umfleet Pixley. He and Rosemary McFerron were united in marriage on April 17, 1949, at Advance, and she preceded him in death on March 25, 2000...
JoAnne Plant (08/20/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- JoAnne Patricia Plant, 62, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 3, 1944, at Lemont, Ill., daughter of Elmer and Florence Twardoski Shaddon. She and George E. Plant were married July 6, 1963, at Willow Springs, Ill...
Marilyn Jacobs (08/20/06)
WATERLOO, Ill. -- Marilyn Sue Jacobs, 53, of Waterloo died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at St. Louis, Mo. She was born Feb. 12, 1953, at Alton, Ill. She and Robert "Buddy" Wehmeyer were married Nov. 26, 1969, and he preceded her in death. She married Tony Jacobs on Sept. 24, 1976...
Jack Kirkland (08/20/06)
Jack Vernon Kirkland, 83, of Dallas, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at his home. He was born April 20, 1923, at Waco, Texas. He and Jane Smith were married. Kirkland graduated from Waco High School and went to Washington, D.C., to work for the FBI. ...
Lloyd Choate (08/19/06)
Lloyd Choate, 87, of Cape Girardeau died at his home at 12 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, after a long battle with cancer. His wife, Kay, and nieces, Agnes Colley and JoAnne Shanks, were at his bedside. He married Kay Kimmich April 14, 1993, and is survived by her; a daughter, Vicki Hamann of Carbondale; stepchildren, Teresa (Tony) Thrower, Rhonda (Mark) Ruark and Angela (Brent) Metje, all of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Betty Dewey of Kansas City. ...
Marie Sebastian (08/19/06)
Marie Sebastian, 81, of Jackson passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. She was born April 29, 1925, in Patton, Mo., daughter of "Anthony" Christian and "Maggie" Elizabeth Mouser Seabaugh. She and Norman H. Sebastian were married Jan. 1, 1945, at Tilsit, Mo. He passed away Nov. 16, 2003...
Marjorie Chronister (08/19/06)
Marjorie Marie Chronister, 74, of Dallas, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at Heritage Manor Health Care in Plano, Texas. She was born Dec. 29, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John and Earmel Irene Hartle Schlenker. She and William Edward Chronister were married April 30, 1954, in St. Louis...
Joyce Womack (08/19/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Joyce Ann Womack, 61, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1945, in Chester, Ill., daughter of Freddie and Edith Eggemeyer Roche. She and George Edward Womack were married Feb. 26, 1981. Womack was a nurse aide several years at Three Springs in Chester...
Harold Stueve (08/19/06)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Harold J.J. Stueve, 88, of Diamond Bar, Calif., died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 16, 1917, at Frohna. Stueve went to California in 1939. He married Vernice Evans, who died in 1967. He and Ruth Porter were married in 1968...
Nola Boatright (08/19/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nola B. Boatright, 96, of Anna, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born Sept. 5, 1909, in Carrier Mills, Ill., daughter of Robert Edward and Dana Reynolds Barter. She and Vernie Boatright were married Jan. 8, 1929, in Saline County, Ill. He died June 18, 1981...
Helen Payne (08/19/06)
Helen Ruth Payne, 85, of Scott City died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Raymond Bickings (08/19/06)
Raymond D. Bickings, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Amy Rushing (08/18/06)
Amy Lewis Campbell Rushing passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at her home at The Wellington Assisted Living Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. At the time of her death she was surrounded by three generations of her family. She was born in Carbondale, Ill., Nov. 15, 1913, daughter of George A. and Georgia A. Byrd Campbell. Since she was the first child born in the first hospital in Carbondale, Dr. Lewis, the founder of the hospital, requested she be named after his wife, Amy Lewis...
Herman Eggleston (08/18/06)
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Herman L. "John Lee" Eggleston, 71, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Thursday, July 20, 2006, following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 15, 1935, in Memphis, Tenn., son of John and Ora Eggleston. He and Dora Mae Ramsey were married in 1970 in Cleveland...
Elmo Johnson (08/18/06)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Elmo Lincoln Johnson, 82, of Portageville, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, at his home. He was born Nov. 18, 1923, at Garth Ky., son of Ed W. and Susan Barnes Johnson. He and Juanita Louise Taylor were married Nov. 20, 1945. Johnson served with the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army during World War II in Italy, North Africa and Austria. He co-owned the "61 Garage & Body Shop" for several years before working at Noranda Aluminum until his retirement in 1989...
Viola Lair (08/18/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Viola Mae Lair, 80, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at her home. She was born May 22, 1926, at Ancel, Mo., daughter of Homer and Lillian Gowens Poole. She and Robert U. Lair were married Aug. 28, 1948. He died May 4, 1996. Lair had owned Hickory Hills BBQ and Pub in Chaffee. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Scott City...
Joan Gardner (08/18/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joan Gardner, 72, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Kewanee, Mo., daughter of Elmer and Camille Lands Chadd. She married Roy Gardner, who preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Mike Gardner of Sikeston; four daughters, Betty Croney, Gloria "Sissy" Gardner and Lois Dirickson, all of Sikeston, Yvonne Gross of Jackson; four brothers, J.D. ...
Merrill Pair (08/17/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Merrill Pair, 86, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at his home. He was born June 1, 1920, at Marquand, Mo., son of Grover and Delia Cobb Pair. He and Pearl Looney Bucholtz were married July 24, 1952. Pair had worked for Tennessee Valley Sand and Gravel...
Pauline Rich (08/17/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Pauline Rich, 98, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born Dec. 5, 1907, in Pierce City, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Mamie Quinn Conley. She and Robert L. Rich were married May 29, 1941, in Cobden, Ill. He died Feb. 28, 1980...
Viola Lair (08/17/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Viola Lair, 80, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Billy Robertson (08/17/06)
Jonesboro, Ill. -- Billy C. Robertson, 72, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1934, in Grand Tower, Ill., the son of Bill and Louise Robertson. He and Elizabeth L. Norton were married Sept. 10, 1955, in Murphysboro, Ill...
Harold Dennis (08/17/06)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Harold Gene Dennis, 44, of Riverdale, Calif., formerly of Pulaski, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006, at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale. He was born Sept. 11, 1961, in Cairo, Ill., son of Henry and Willie Lee Dennis. Dennis served four years as a military policeman in the U.S. Army...
Addie Shoemaker (08/17/06)
PATTON, Mo. -- Addie "Butch" Shoemaker Jr., 65, of Patton died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at his home. He was born July 8, 1941, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Addie and Eula Lorene Shoemaker. Shoemaker worked for the Brown Shoe Co. in Fredericktown as a mechanic...
Roy Dillow (08/17/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Roy G. "Rastus" Dillow, 89, of Anna died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born March 8, 1917, in Anna, son of Ira and Eva Dillow. He and Dorothy Elam were married May 28, 1939, in Cape Girardeau; she died May 26, 2005...
Dr. Grace Duff (08/17/06)
Dr. Grace H. Duff, 84, of Tamms, died at 4:12 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 26, 1921, to Roy J. and Effie Holshouser Miller. She married Lawrence E. Duff Jan. 16, 1945. He preceded her in death Oct. 26, 1991...
Amy Rushing (08/17/06)
Amy Lewis Campbell Rushing passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at her home at The Wellington Assisted Living Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. At the time of her death she was surrounded by three generations of her family. She was born in Carbondale, Ill., Nov. 15, 1913, daughter of George A. and Georgia A. Byrd Campbell. Since she was the first child born in the first hospital in Carbondale, Dr. Lewis, the founder of the hospital, requested she be named after his wife, Amy Lewis...
Lista Lentz (08/16/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Lista Elizabeth Lentz, 96, of Carbondale, Ill., formerly of Mounds, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at Oak Grove Rehabilitation and Care Center in Carbondale. She was born Sept. 10, 1909, in Henderson, Ky., daughter of John and Zoe Hendrick Gardner. She married George Malcom Lentz, who preceded her in death...
Mary Keene (08/16/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary Dewies Keene, 79, of Advance died Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, at Lakeview Home Care Residential Facility in Wappapello, Mo. She was born Jan. 20, 1927, in Granite City, Ill., daughter of Charles and Mattie Milam Gunter. She and Lloyd Keene were married Jan. 19, 1946, at Kinder, Mo. He died Sept. 20, 1996...
Dr. Grace Duff (08/16/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Dr. Grace H. Duff, 84, of Tamms died Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 26, 1921, daughter of Roy J. and Effie Holshouser Miller. She and Lawrence E. Duff were married Jan. 16, 1945. He died Oct. 26, 1991...
Jacob Sitzes III (08/16/06)
ALTON, Ill. -- Jacob M. "Jay" Sitzes III, 61, of Alton, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 4, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert J. and Rachel T. Ruckel Sitzes. Sitzes was a 1963 graduate of Sikeston High School in Sikeston, Mo. He retired from Granite City Steel in Granite City, Ill...
Lori Eftink (08/16/06)
Lori Ann Ruble Eftink, 38, of Fruitland passed away Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 2, 1968, in St. Louis, daughter of James Larry and Dodi Ruble. She and Mike Eftink were married Sept. 8, 1990, at Kelso, Mo. She is survived by her husband, Mike; two sons, Afton and Kaden of the home; her parents, Larry and Dodi Ruble of Fruitland; a brother, Larry Ruble Jr., a niece, Danielle Hinkebein of Palm Springs, Calif.; and maternal grandmother, Virginia Cox of Fenton, Mo...
Joseph Stafford (08/16/06)
Joseph Stafford, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 30, 2006, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Houston, Texas. He was born April 8, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Mitchell D. and Minnie Stafford. He attended Cobb School and Central High School...
Jim Ogles (08/16/06)
Jim Ogles, 50, of St. Charles, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was born Sept. 25, 1955, in Paragould, Ark., son of Robert and Wilma Johnston Ogles. He married Terry Dowers. Ogles was employed by Boeing 20 years. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and an avid hunter and fisherman...
Thelma Barker (08/16/06)
Thelma E. Barker, 87, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 23, 1918, in Colorado Springs, Colo., daughter of Harry and Elsie M. Sheets Barnes. She and Glenn Barker were married in 1950. He died in 1985. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Marshall of Jackson; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren...
Johnny Kinder (08/16/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Johnny Wayne Kinder, 47, of Sikeston, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 2, 1958, in Sikeston, son of John Sylvester and Lula Alberta Griffin Kinder. He and Doretta Marlene Whitley were married July 12, 1980, at Morehouse, Mo...
Jim Ogles (08/15/06)
CREVE COEUR, Mo. -- Jim Ogles, 50, of St. Charles, Mo., died Aug. 13, 2006, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur. He was born September 25, 1955, at Paragould, Ark., son of Robert and Wilma Johnston Ogles. He married Terry Ogles. Ogles was employed by Boeing for 20 years. He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and an avid hunter and fisherman...
Lora Massey (08/15/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lora Ellen Massey, 86, of Advance died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center in Puxico, Mo. She was born March 12, 1920, at Zalma, daughter of Ed and Sadie Shell Hendrix. She and Arch Massey were married Aug. 20, 1937, at Greenbrier, Mo. He died Feb. 4, 1987...
Golda Ross (08/15/06)
Golda J. Ross, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born May 1, 1909, in Albany, Mo., daughter of W.J. and Emma Burgess Siddens. She and Thornton D. Ross were married in 1937. He died in 1957. Ross retired from the Albany Public School System in 1974 and taught in numerous public schools in Northwest Missouri...
Marvin Jones (08/15/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marvin G. Jones, 57, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Feb. 2, 1949, in St. Louis, son of Harold and Alice Eccelston Blegg. He and Virginia Redman were married Jan. 1, 1972, in St. Louis...
Cecil Turner (08/14/06)
Cecil Cleveland Turner, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 20, 1912, in Oran, son of Leslie G. and Daisy R. Terry Turner. He and Opal Jones were married June 16, 1931, in Murphysboro, Ill. She died Jan. 20, 1978...
Jones Choate (08/14/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jones B. "Jonsey" Choate, 78, of Marble Hill died Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. He was born April 23, 1928, in Cedar Hill, Miss., son of Clyde C. and Mamie Gale Choate. Choate was a self-employed logger. Survivors include two daughters, Reba Whited of Ironton, Mo., and Brenda Odom of Marble Hill; two brothers, Charles Choate of Knobel, Ark., and Don Choate of Lyons, Ore.; two sisters, Mary Bell of Arcadia, Mo., and Ida Bell of Ironton; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.. ...
Jo Ann Hinkebein (08/14/06)
Jo Ann Hinkebein, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 13, 1934, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Herman and Irma Robinson Schwepker. She and Ralph H. Hinkebein Sr., were married May 4, 1957, at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Dutchtown...
Carl Wiseman (08/14/06)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Carl Lee Wiseman, 50, of Crainville, Ill., formerly of Cobden, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at Herrin Hospital. He was born Jan. 25, 1956, in Anna, Ill., son of Carl Francis and Helen Overton Wiseman. Wiseman was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Herrin Elks Lodge BPOE 1146. He was employed at General Dynamics for 28 years...
Gary Burgener (08/14/06)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Gary A. Burgener, 42, of Cairo, Ill., formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at City Care Center in Cobden. He was born Jan. 25, 1964, in Cincinnati, son of William and Delois Williams Burgener. Burgener was an artist, who specialized in portrait painting...
Dessie Reid (08/14/06)
Dessie Helen Reid, 91, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born March 27, 1915, near Jackson, daughter of Francis M. and Rhada James Statler. She and Allen Reid were married Oct. 28, 1933, in Sikeston. He passed away June 9, 1985...
Minna Bollinger (08/13/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Minna Gene Bollinger, 89, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. She was born Sept. 29, 1916, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Charley Lorenzo and Lottie James. Bollinger worked for 43 years as the superintendent at the El Nathan home, a Christian home, and was a member of the Marble Hill Bible Chapel...
Ethel Lewis (08/13/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Ethel Grant Lewis, 98, of Olive Branch died Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 24, 1907, at Thebes, Ill., daughter of Wrenzo and Rosie Williams Grant. She married Albert Gerald Lewis on July 19, 1972. He preceded her in death...
Catherine Rathert (08/13/06)
Catherine Rathert, 94, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of St. Louis, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 29, 1911, at Boystown, Pa., daughter of Stephan and Anna Matvy. She and Walter G. Rathert were married Sept. 1, 1938, at St. Louis. He died June 5, 1980...
Mary Hertenstein (08/12/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Patricia "Tricia" Hertenstein, 60, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 1, 1946, in Zanesville, Ohio, daughter of Thomas Lawrence and Hilda Weigand Finan. She and the Rev. Dr. Richard R. Hertenstein were married Feb. 25, 1969, in Columbus, Ohio...
George Reid III (08/12/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- George L. Reid III, 60, of Cairo died Friday, July 28, 2006, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Oct. 11, 1945, in Cairo, son of George Leslie and Virginia Mae Parker Reid II. Reid was a retired insurance salesman...
James LeDure (08/12/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- James Louis LeDure, 71, of Benton died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006, at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Potosi, Mo. He was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis Clemen and Lucille Irene Schaefer LeDure. LeDure was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church...
Gerald Kissel (08/12/06)
Gerald N. "Jerry" Kissel, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1938, in St. Louis, son of Julius F. and Dora C. Spathelf Kissel. He married Joan Eye in 1967. Mr. Kissel retired from Friendship Village Retirement Community as director of purchasing and inventory control...
Patrick Scheffer (08/11/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Patrick Scheffer, 54, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, in Belleville, Ill. He was born Sept. 11, 1951, at Charleston, Mo., son of Lawrence Edward and Adella Marie Heisserer Scheffer. Patrick was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and St. Ambrose Men's Club. He was an avid card player and was the family informer...
Gerald Kissel (08/11/06)
Gerald N. "Jerry" Kissel, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1938, in St. Louis, son of Julius F. and Dora C. Spathelf Kissel. He married Joan Eye. Kissel had been an office manager for a retail department store in St. Louis...
James LeDure (08/11/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- James LeDure, 71, of Benton died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006, at Washington County Memorial Hospital in Potosi, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Anders (08/11/06)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Larry Lee Anders, 46, of Sedgewickville died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, at his home. He was born July 20, 1960, in Detroit, Mich., son of Daniel L. and Carol Ann Henning Anders. He and Kandy Sue Murray were married May 19, 1982...
Lydia Wheaton (08/11/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Lydia Wheaton, 81, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born June 16, 1925, in Grand Tower, Ill., daughter of Lee Mason and Lillie Grace Smith. She and Alfred "Medad" Wheaton were married April 25, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 5, 1986...
Ruby Moore (08/10/06)
Ruby Marie Moore, 85, of Merriam, Kan., formerly of Cape Girardeau and Ballwin, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Sharon Lane Nursing Center in Merriam. She was born Feb. 13, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Robert Carl and Freida Bertha Siemers Kiehne. She and Thomas I. Moore were married July 28, 1946, in Sikeston, Mo. He died April 3, 2004...
Helen Smith (08/10/06)
Helen Neil Childress Smith, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at her home. She was born June 27, 1925 in Gibson County, Tenn., daughter of the late Claude and Lena Childress of Hayti, Mo. She attended Braggadocio High School in Missouri and graduated from Yorkville High School in Tennessee...
Mona Hill (08/10/06)
Mona A. Hill, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 11, 1922, in Bell City, Mo. She and Russell Harris Hill Sr. were married July 21, 1940, in Cape Girardeau County. He died March 12, 1955...
Donna Caksackkar (08/10/06)
Donna Lee Cook Caksackkar, 70, of Union City, Tenn., died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, Tenn. She was born July 16, 1936, in St. Louis, daughter of Roy Francis and Myrtle Elizabeth Chappel Steger. Survivors include four daughters, Cheri Medlin of Cape Girardeau, Rebecca Fitzgerald of Barnhart, Mo., Jeannie Shea of Jacksonville, Fla., Dawn Gifford of Ridgely, Tenn.; four sons, Leslie and Ronnie Cook of Barnhart, Ricky Pollard of Union City, Donnie Cook of Hornbeak, Tenn.; five sisters, Mary Jo Schwettman, Linda Davis and Barbara Lemming of Scott City, Ruth Feltmyer of Depue, Ill., Janet Sullivan of Chaffee, Mo.; a brother, Roy Steger Jr. ...
Clarence Schremp (08/10/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clarence R. Schremp, 99, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 3, 1907, in Perry County, son of Aaron and Victoria Huber Schremp. He and Adell E. Zahner were married April 9, 1928. She died May 3, 2006...
Ralph McNab (08/10/06)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Ralph Edward McNab, 58, of Poplar Bluff died unexpectedly Thursday, July 27, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 23, 1947, in St. Louis. He was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau with a bachelor of science degree in education. He lived in Cape Girardeau from 1967 to 1971 and had also lived in Abingdon, Va., and Pensacola, Fla...
Lester Bippus (08/09/06)
Lester H. Bippus, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 22, 1921, in Chicot County, Ark., son of Otto Franklin and Vera Poole Bippus. He and Frieda James were married Oct. 2, 1942, in Cape Girardeau at First Church of God. She died in August 1974. He later married Lillian Vanover in 1975 in Butler, Ind. She died in August 1984...
Mona Hill (08/09/06)
Mona A. Hill, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jessie Silver (08/09/06)
PATTON, Mo. -- Jessie Mae Silver, 100, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Patton, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004. She was born Dec. 8, 1903, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Edward G. and Mary M. Fadler Johnson. She first married Carlos W. McKinney, then later married Charles J. Silver...
Hilda Zoellner (08/09/06)
Hilda R. Zoellner, 86, of Longtown, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 27, 1919, in Hildebrand, Mo., daughter of William and Lydia Pohlman Clements. She and Raymond R. Zoellner were married on Nov. 26, 1936. He died April 2, 2001...
Helen Stoner (08/09/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen Louise Stoner, 99, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born March 24, 1907, in Anna, daughter of Dee and Laura Shepard Brimm. She and George E. Stoner were married Sept. 29, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died July 19, 1982...
Minnie Coleman (08/09/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Minnie Coleman, 79, of Jonesboro died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at Jonesboro Rehab and Healthcare Center. She was born Jan. 5, 1927, in Chicago. She is survived by friends at the rehab center. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Anna Cemetery, with the Rev. Clifford Heil officiating...
Tyler Manjarrez (08/09/06)
Tyler Blake Pini Manjarrez, 20, of Salem, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, in an automobile accident in Salem. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Mark and Pam Manjarrez of Salem; his mother, Jimberly Manjarrez-Kroenung of Naples, Fla.; two brothers, Hunter Kroenung of Naples, Fla., John Howell of Salem; two sisters, Jessica and Jennifer Manjarrez of Salem; grandparents, Marteen Manjarrez of Salem, Janet Hill-Barnhart and Carrol Barnhart of Cape Girardeau; two stepbrothers, Jeremy Clark of Rolla, Mo., and Wesley Reed of Salem.. ...
Dr. Leonard Edmisten (08/09/06)
Dr. Leonard Martin Edmisten, 87, of Anderson, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, July 10, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. He was born June 11, 1919, in Anderson, son of Oliver and Alda Edmisten. He and Effie Alice Layson were married Dec. 9, 1940...
Gilberte Malone (08/08/06)
Gilberte France Malone, 84, of Dixon, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 22, 1921, in Boutiers St. Trojan, France, daughter of James and France Barrit Merzereau. She and Henry E. Malone were married April 5, 1973, in Cape Girardeau...
Bettie Moore (08/08/06)
Bettie Mae Moore, 83, of Fredericktown, Mo., passed away Monday, July 31, 2006. She was a 20-year resident of the Air Force Enlisted Village for retirees and widows in Shalimar, Fla., before entering Stockhoff Nursing Home of Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown...
Luvene Duckworth (08/08/06)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Luvene Duckworth, 80, of Dongola died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at the home of a son in Dongola. She was born Aug. 19, 1925, in Salem, Ky., daughter of Duke and Leona Lloyd Long. She and Justus Duckworth were married Oct. 2, 1939. Duckworth was a member of First Baptist Church...
William Whitener (08/08/06)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- William Samuel "Bill Sam" Whitener, 77, of Marquand died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 5, 1929, in Marquand, fifth and last child of William Elijah and Nancy Schell Whitener. Bill and Lela Faye Easley were married Jan. 22, 1949, at Patton, Mo...
Luvene Duckworth (08/07/06)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Luvene Duckworth, 80, of Dongola died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at her son's home in Dongola. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Meisenheimer Cemetery in Dongola...
Glenda Mowery (08/07/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Glenda Egner Mowery, 93, of Ullin died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Cache Chapel United Methodist Church. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Revs. Scott Kelley and Chris Ritter officiating. Interment will be in the Cache Chapel Cemetery...
John Demko (08/07/06)
MORLEY, MO. -- John George Demko, 82, of Morley died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 25, 1924, in Bayonne, N. J., son of John and Mary Marcinko Demko. He and Ellen May were married May 28, 1949, in Bayonne, N.J...
Gilberte Malone (08/07/06)
DIXON, Ill. -- Gilberte France Malone, 84, of Dixon died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at her residence in Dixon. She was born Oct. 22, 1921, in Cognac, France, daughter of James and France Barrit Mezereau. She and Henry E. Malone were married on April 5, 1973, in Cape Girardeau...
Arthur Siemers (08/06/06)
Arthur Herman Siemers, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 13, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, son of August H. and Edna I. Schwab Siemers. He and Mary Jane Miller were married Sept. 25, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. She died June 11, 1959. He later married Meta Koechig June 24, 1961, in Cape Girardeau...
Marjorie Medvik (08/06/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marjorie Medvik, 83, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 8, 1922, in Kings Lake, Mo., daughter of Jefferson Davis and Ona May Briscoe Cox. She and John Louis Medvik were married Feb. 4, 1939. He died Nov. 5, 2005...
Harold Watson (08/06/06)
Harold D. Watson, 76, of Collinsville, Ill., formerly of Scott City, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was born Feb. 19, 1930, at Scott City, son of Virgil and Ora Speck Watson. He and Alice Murrell were married Sept. 12, 1981...
Ethel Teichman (08/05/06)
Ethel L. Teichman, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 17, 1913, in Allenville, daughter of Lyman and Emma Harmon Hayden. She and August F. Teichman were married Feb. 25, 1935, in Chester, Ill. He died Jan. 12, 1982...
Arthur Siemers (08/05/06)
Arthur Herman Siemers, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 13, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, son of August H. and Edna I. Schwab Siemers. He and Mary Jane Miller were married Sept. 25, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. She died June 11, 1959. He later married Meta Koechig June 24, 1961, in Cape Girardeau...
Sarah Hurt (08/05/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Sarah Nell Hurt, 77, of Advance died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 5, 1928, near East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Jim and Mabel Thompson Munson. She and Jack L. Hurt were married July 6, 1948, in Osceola, Ark...
Lillian Thompson (08/05/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lillian Alma Thompson, 82, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1924, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Noel Everett and Hazel Eugas Johnson. She and Ralph M. Thompson were married Jan. 1, 1943, in St. Louis...
Gilberte Malone (08/05/06)
Gilberte F. Malone, 84, of Dixon, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at her home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Carroll Shoss (08/04/06)
HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Carroll Jane Duncan Shoss, 78, beloved wife of Dr. Milton "Mike" Shoss, died peacefully in her sleep at their home in Hilton Head Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, with her devoted husband of 59 years at her side. Mrs. Shoss, a native of Webb City, Mo., and the daughter of the late Dewey Clayton and Eliza Goodson Duncan, completed her nursing training at Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, where she met her husband, a radiology intern at the time...
Ethel Teichman (08/04/06)
Ethel L. Teichman, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sarah Hurt (08/04/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Sarah Nell Hurt, 77, of Advance, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.
Carey Hughes (08/04/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Carey Hughes, 78, of Sikeston, formerly of Haywood City, Mo., died Monday, July 31, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 10, 1928, in Oran, Mo., son of Earnest and Cora Bell Johnson Hughes. Hughes retired from Schually Steel in East St. Louis, Ill. He was a member of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Haywood City and served on the usher board...
Bert Lingle (08/04/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Bert Ellis Lingle, 81, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1924, at Tamms, Ill., son of Ellis Glen and Mae Izetta Powles Lingle. He married Mary Vaughn. Lingle was a self-employed carpenter...
Paul Eaves (08/04/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Paul Eaves, 87, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 23, 1918, in Stoddard County, son of Clarence and Josie Allison Eaves. He and Nellie Bernece Eaves were married Nov. 22, 1941, in Benton, Mo...
Lorraine Maddox (08/04/06)
Lorraine M. Maddox, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 9, 1916, in Hickman, Ky., daughter of James S. and Phoebe Lewis Barkett. She married John Maddox. Maddox formerly owned Lewis Infant Apparel in Cairo...
Mary Harris (08/04/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary J. Harris, 88, of Cairo died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Daystar Care Center. She was born Nov. 23, 1917, in Benton, Ill., daughter of John and Dora Rukasztalis Lenart. Survivors include caregivers, Vicki Warden of Mound City, Ill., Karen Lawrence of Wickliffe, Ky., and Diane Ford of Charleston, Mo...
Julia Herbert (08/04/06)
Julia Mildred Herbert, 94, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 2, 1912, in Doniphan, Mo., daughter of Elisha Alonzo and Effie Jane Ash Highfill. She first married Floyd Roberts in 1931; married Virgil Payne March 5, 1933, who died in July 1962; and married Joseph Herbert Aug. 5, 1965, who died in November 1988...
Carla Kobler (08/03/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carla J. Kobler, 76, of Cairo died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Daystar Care Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1929, in Cairo, daughter of Barney and LaVona Blackburn Myers. She married Dr. William M. Kobler Sr. Kobler was a dental assistant and secretary in her husband's practice in Cairo many years...
Jessie Hamilton (08/03/06)
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Jessie Hamilton, 93, of Warner Robins, died Monday, June 5, 2006, at Houston Medical Center Hospital in Warner Robins. She was born Dec. 14, 1912, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of John Calvin and Effie May Alexander Reed. She and Kenneth Hamilton were married in January 1950 in Cape Girardeau. He died May 4, 1970...
Richard Perryman (08/03/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Richard Lee Perryman, 70, of Benton died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 17, 1935, in Nocona, Texas, son of Raymond Burk and Ireta Margarit Crawford Perryman. He and Helen Juanita Tinsley were married Oct. 19, 1968, in Cape Girardeau. She died May 15, 1992...
Zelma Caldwell (08/03/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Zelma Mae Caldwell, 87, a lifetime resident of Thebes, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 12, 1918, in Chaffee, daughter to Arlie and Eva Gettings Browning. She and William Caldwell were married April 12, 1937, in Vienna, Ill., by the Rev. H.G. Hurley. He preceded her in death...
Lawrence Russell Sr. (08/03/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lawrence Allen Russell Sr., 66, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1939, at Neelys Landing, son of Troy Allen and Pearlie Fulkerson Russell. Russell was a truck driver many years and also a security guard. He owned and operated Mid States Security. He was a member of the Eagles Club...
Gene Burton (08/03/06)
Gene Allan Burton, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 16, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gene and Bernice Amelia Urhahn Burton. He and Grace Michele Leach were married April 23, 1977, in Cape Girardeau...
Jennifer Morman (08/03/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- The funeral for Jennifer S. Morman of Minneapolis, Minn., was held July 29, 2006, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home in Rochester, Minn. The Rev. John Darlington officiated. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester. Pallbearers were Don Schulte, Matt Schulte, Stephen Morman, Ruth Schulte and James Stone...
Alline VanBlargan (08/02/06)
Alline Joy VanBlargan, 75, of Spencerville, Ohio, died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. She was born July 11, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, ...
Lloyd Briggs (08/02/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lloyd Gerald Briggs, 78, of Benton, Ky., died Sunday, July 30, 2006, at his home. He was the son of Quinton and Marie Bonesock Briggs. He married Juanita Elam. Briggs was formerly of Chaffee. He was a former judge in Missouri and had been a lawyer with Saladino, Oaks and Schaaf. He was a member of St. Henry's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, American Bar Association and Missouri Masonic Lodge...
Phyllis Freeman (08/02/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Phyllis Freeman, 56, of Sikeston died Monday, July 31, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Feb. 11, 1950, in Pottsville, Ark., daughter of Ray and Jewell Kesler Vick. She and Larry R. Freeman were married Jan. 1, 1970, in Russellville, Ark...
Lawrence Russell (08/02/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lawrence A. Russell, 66, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Zelma Caldwell (08/02/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Zelma Caldwell, 87, of Thebes died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Vernier (08/02/06)
Joseph F. Vernier, 60, of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, and Belleville, Ill., was born Feb. 27, 1946, in Belleville. He died Monday, July 31, 2006, at his home. Mr. Vernier was a retired consultant. He was also retired from Ryerson Steel Co. in St. Louis...
Marissa Ramsey (08/02/06)
Marissa Louise Ramsey, 40 days, of Fort Knox, Ky., died Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at her home. She was born June 16, 2006, in Fort Knox, daughter of Robert Chad and Suanne Lee Baker Ramsey. Survivors include her parents; a sister, Madelyn Sue Baker of the home; maternal grandparents, Melanie Ann Carr and husband Johnny of Advance, Mo., Chad Lucas Baker of Madera, Calif.; maternal great-grandparents, Sue Webb of Cape Girardeau, Ray and Mary Baker of Mineola, Texas; maternal great-great-grandmother, Wanda Holland of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandparents, Jana Wolfe and husband James of Springfield, Mo., Robert Charles Ramsey and wife Cindy of Jackson; paternal great-grandparents, Hattie Barnes of Springfield, Charles Wilson and Dorothy Ramsey of Jackson, and Pauline Ramsey of Nashville, Tenn.. ...
Jeffery Womack (08/01/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jeffery Glenn Womack, 53, of Chaffee died Monday, July 31, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1952, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Tom Ford and Elizabeth McKibben Womack. He and Marva Morgan were married Dec. 30, 1973, at Parma, Mo. Womack was employed with Missouri State Highway Patrol 25 years, retiring in 2003. He served with Jackson Police Department two years, and he and his wife moved to Chaffee two years ago, where he served as chief of police...
Roberta Bennett (08/01/06)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Roberta Maxine Bennett, 77, of Mound City died Monday, July 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Dec. 15, 1928, in Benton, Ill., daughter of Jimmy Bell and Helen Rossio. She was raised by her grandparents, Jim and Lizza Doll Rossio. She and Wathie L. Bennett were married Aug. 24, 1948, in West City, Ill...
Marissa Ramsey (08/01/06)
Marissa Louise Ramsey, 40 days, of Fort Knox, Ky., died Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at her home. She was born June 16, 2006, in Fort Knox, daughter of Robert Chad and Suanne Lee Baker Ramsey. Survivors include her parents; a sister, Madelyn Sue Baker of the home; maternal grandparents, Melanie Ann Carr and husband Johnny of Advance, Mo., Chad Lucas Baker of California; maternal great-grandparents, Vivian Webb of Cape Girardeau, Ray Baker of the state of Texas; maternal great-great-grandmother, Wanda Holland of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandparents, Jana Wolfe and husband James of Springfield, Mo., Robert Charles Ramsey and wife Cindy of Jackson; paternal great-grandparents, Robert "Bob" and Dorothy Ramsey of Jackson, and Hattie Barnes of Springfield.. ...
Charles Goddard Jr. (08/01/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charles A. Goddard Jr., 89, a lifetime resident of Chaffee, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Goddard was born in Chaffee Oct. 18, 1916, to Charles Arthur and Coletta Pauline Pobst Goddard Sr...