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Obituaries from September 2006

Arthur Davis (09/30/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Arthur Owen Davis, 73, of Anna died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Aug. 23, 1933, at Flat River, Mo., son of Everett Lee and Flora L. Connell Davis. He and Betty L. Fink were married Aug. 1, 1960, in Anna...
Thomas Roberts Sr. (09/30/06)
Thomas "Scooter" Roberts Sr., 56, of Pacific, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Washington, Mo. He was born Aug. 9, 1950, at Jackson, son of Rosell and Alda Bailey Roberts. Roberts was an operating engineer in commercial construction and worked out of Local 513 for 26 years. He was a life member of American Legion and VFW...
Charles Meunier (09/30/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charles Lloyd Meunier, 84, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 6, 1922, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Charles Thomas and Dora Sweat Meunier. He and Mae Moore were married June 1, 1963, in Jackson...
Ervin Boxdorfer (09/29/06)
Ervin Leonard Boxdorfer, 68, of Jackson was taken to his heavenly home Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He entered this earthly life Feb. 16, 1938, in Perry County, Mo., son of Leonard G. and Minnie C. Deimund Boxdorfer. He married Wanda L. Bohnert Oct. 27, 1962. She preceded him in death Aug. 1, 1993. He later married Ellen E. "Jeannie" Roberts June 4, 1994, in Cape Girardeau. She survives...
Phyllis Riney (09/29/06)
Phyllis C. Riney, 57, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 21, 1949, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of John and Helen Muench Henderson. She and Melvin Riney Jr. were married Oct. 12, 1968. Phyllis was employed more than 20 years with Jackson School District, including Primary Annex, Jackson High School, and North Elementary as cafeteria manager...
Ruth Ogden (09/29/06)
Ruth Ogden, 59, of Plantation, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006, in Plantation. She was born June 4, 1947, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., daughter of Jack and Jenny Dannenberg Vanaman. She and William Ogden were married March 2, 1985, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla...
Philip Rinehart II (09/29/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Philip O. Rinehart II, 65, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1941, in Columbus, Ohio, son of Philip O. and Pauline Snowden Rinehart. He and Sue Ann Jobe were married Dec. 11, 1969. Rinehart had been a supervisor at Lonestar Gas Co. in Bryan, Texas. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church at Rockview, Mo...
Carl Dallas (09/29/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl E. Dallas, 82, of Anna died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at his home. He was born May 4, 1924, in Carterville, Ill., son of Elbert and Hazel Carter Dallas. He and Lucille Cox were married Nov. 20, 1943. Dallas graduated from Anna-Jonesboro High School in 1942. He served 26 years with the U.S. Air Force, retiring as chief master sergeant. He was a veteran of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War...
Lois Reeves (09/28/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lois E. Reeves, 87, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 28, 1918, in the Dogwood community of Mississippi County, daughter of James E. and Myrtle Bell Hurley Evans. A resident of the Charleston area most of her life, she moved to Sikeston a number of years ago. She was a retired licensed practical nurse. She had attended Elm Street Baptist Church in Charleston...
Freda Clark (09/28/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Freda M. Clark, 83, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 26, 1922, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Hattie Welch Patterson. She and Robert Clark were married Jan. 2, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Phyllis Riney (09/28/06)
Phyllis C. Riney, 57, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Billie Greer (09/28/06)
Billie Jean Greer, 71, of Los Angeles died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City, Calif. He was born Oct. 27, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Webster C. and Leathea Mary Wilkinson-Doss Greer. Greer retired as a senior electronic technician with the space science industry in Southern California...
Louretta Giltz (09/28/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Louretta Burke Giltz, age 92, died at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at her residence in Charleston. She was born Sept. 27, 1914, in Blodgett, Mo., to the late Emmett Taylor and Lena Burks Burke. She had lived in Charleston most of her life, playing high school basketball as a Blue Jay...
Loel Lowes (09/28/06)
Loel E. "Cotton" Lowes, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at The Lutheran Home. He was born Sept. 23, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Helen Norvell Lowes. He and Dorothy Brinkman were married June 1, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. They had been married 60 years...
Carolyn Showmaker (09/28/06)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Carolyn Wallace Showmaker, 64, of Pulaski died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1942, at Pulaski, daughter of Antone F. and Ellie Mayfield Wallace. She married Alvin R. Showmaker, who died Oct. 26, 2005. The Showmakers were managers of Terrell's IGA Store in Union City, Tenn., 15 years. They also owned and operated Pulaski Food Mart and Pulaski Video Store 23 years. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Pulaski...
Mary Lou Winchester (09/28/06)
On Sept. 24, 2006, Mary Lou Shell Winchester passed from this earthly life to eternal peace. Throughout her life, Mary Lou has been a source of strength, patience and goodness to all that knew and loved her. The examples she set for family and friends will always be remembered...
Grace Fox (09/27/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Grace M. Fox, 80, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center. She was born Feb. 1, 1926, in Lamasco, Ky., daughter of William Thomas and Noma Faughn Salyers. She married Donald Aldridge, who preceded her in death. She later married Gene W. Fox, who also preceded her in death...
Earl Nanna (09/27/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Earl "Don" Nanna, 75, of Advance passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 14, 1930, at Cape Girardeau, son of Earl and Ada Jo Rowe Nanna. He and Jean Dunn were married Jan. 8, 1954, in Cape Girardeau...
Gerald Welker (09/27/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gerald M. Welker, 59, of Hazelwood, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 17, 1946, in St. Ann, Mo., son of Rudolph and Ida Schwein Welker. Welker had worked at General Motors...
Jessie McClinton Jr. (09/27/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jessie James McClinton Jr., 58, of Sikeston died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 24, 1948, in Sunflower, Miss., son of Jessie and Clara McClinton Jr. He and Geneva Turner were married Aug. 16, 1976. McClinton was a farm worker many years...
Edna Myers (09/27/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Edna Nelline Tippett Myers, 82, of Haines City, Fla., formerly of Advance, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at her home. A memorial service will be held at Morgan Funeral Home at a later date.
Martha Obert (09/27/06)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Martha Sue Obert, 48, of Wolf Lake died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 28, 1958, in Granite City, Ill., daughter of John and Norma Breeze. She and Jim Obert were married in 1988. Obert had been a waitress at various restaurants, the most recent at Grecian Steak House in Farmington, Mo. She attended Red Star Baptist Church and was a volunteer with the Salvation Army...
Kenneth Sanders (09/26/06)
WEST HAVEN, Conn. -- Kenneth F. Sanders, 60, of West Haven died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at the Veterans Medical Center in West Haven. He was born April 27, 1946, in St. Louis, son of Garland and Rosalie Davis Sanders. He married Mary McKernan. Sanders was a 1964 graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau. He was formerly of Apopka, Fla...
Dorothy Jungers (09/26/06)
Dorothy P. "Dottie" Jungers, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 27, 1932, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of Leonard Lester and Lynn May Jones Workman. She and John Joseph "Jack" Jungers were married March 27, 1954, in Cahokia, Ill. He died Sept. 26, 1991...
Roswitha May (09/26/06)
Roswitha "Rose" May went home to our loving Father Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 5, 1948, in Germany, to Ruth Lehmann Hirsch. She moved to this country in 1958. She married the late William "Bill" May Sr. Dec. 20, 1968...
Max Prill (09/26/06)
A memorial service for Max Kurre Prill of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Dr. Grant F. C. Gillard, pastor, will officiate. Friends may call at First Presbyterian Church from 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to service time at 1 p.m...
Charles Dunger (09/26/06)
Charles H. Dunger, 80, of St. Louis died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006. He was born Jan. 13, 1926, at Fornfelt, son of William H. and Manda Peetz Dunger. He and Thelma Kinder were married Sept. 17, 1950, at Illmo. Dunger was employed by Carter Carburetor 34 years...
Marilyn Cruce (09/26/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Marilyn Cruce, 61, of Tamms died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Jan. 5, 1945, in Cairo, daughter of Robert and Ola Ethel Sronce Johnson. Cruce had worked at Burkart Foam Co. She was a member of Boaz Pentecostal Church...
Marjorie Fowler (09/26/06)
Marjorie C. Springmeyer Fowler, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 3, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of V.E. and Evelyn Parks Jones. She married Frank Springmeyer. Fowler worked more than 20 years at Sears in Cape Girardeau...
Veronica Stricklin (09/26/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Veronica Diane Stricklin, 56, of Sikeston died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 28, 1950, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Earl and Pauline Ledgrate Faire. Survivors include two daughters, Crystal Shanks of San Francisco, Calif., Angela Payne of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Eddie Faire of Newton, Iowa, Darrel Faire of Jackson, Ronnie Faire of Carpentersville, Ill., David Faire of Sikeston; and a granddaughter...
Harold Foster (09/26/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Harold "Dean" Foster, 67, of Justin, Texas, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born May 30, 1939, in Olive Branch, son of Jesse Eugene and Hazel Rose Lipe Foster. He and Sue McMurtry were married Aug. 30, 1958, in Olive Branch. She preceded him in death...
Mary Winchester (09/26/06)
Mary Lou Winchester, 81, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance is in charge of arrangements.
Rudy Amschler (09/26/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rudolph "Rudy" Amschler, 88, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 8, 1917, at Apple Creek, Mo., son of George and Sophia Unterreiner Amschler. He and Wilberta C. Schnurbusch were married Feb. 12, 1946. She died March 22, 2006...
Tull Garner (09/26/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Tull A. Garner, 83, of Gravois Mills, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at his home. He was born May 19, 1923, in Promise Land, Ark., son of Marion and Fannie Garner. Garner was employed 30 years by General Motors in St. Louis. He was a member of VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Ruth Barnes (09/26/06)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Ruth Eilene Barnes, 69, of Grassy died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 22, 1937, at Grassy, daughter of James A. and Winnie Talley Shiverdeck. She and Kenneth Barnes were married Sept. 27, 1997, at Grassy Friendship General Baptist Church in Grassy...
Earl Nanna (09/26/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Earl Don Nanna of Advance died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marilyn Cruce (09/25/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Marilyn Cruce, 61, of Tamms died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Carl Street (09/25/06)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Carl Glendon Street, 79, of Bloomfield died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at his home in Bloomfield. He was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Bloomfield, the son of Lloyd Ancil and Alma Ella Chasteen Street. Street was retired from Monsanto Chemical in St. Louis and had been a resident of Bloomfield the past several years...
Cindy Olson (09/25/06)
Cindy Graves Olson, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at her home. She was born July 4, 1955, in Tuscadero, Calif., the daughter of David and Joan Winfield Graves. She and Dr. Gary Olson were married Feb. 17, 1979, in Phoenix...
Garrett Williams (09/25/06)
Garrett Kristopher-Troy Williams, 19, of Allenville died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, in an automobile accident near Whitewater. He was born March 13, 1987, son of Edward Gene Williams and Diane Louise Detmer Griffin. Williams was a laborer and a member of the Allenville Baptist Church...
Lorene Keller (09/25/06)
Lorene A. Keller, 82, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 16, 1923, in Cape Girardeau County, the daughter of Roy and Alma Krueger Kinder. She and Delmer H. Keller were married Aug. 4, 1943, in Gordonville. He preceded her in death March 6, 1972...
Lucas Georger (09/25/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lucas William Georger of Advance was born Dec. 16, 1917, at Kelso, Mo., the son of Charles and Louise Schoen Georger, and passed away Sept. 22, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Lucas farmed in the Advance area for more than 40 years. ...
Earl Walker (09/24/06)
Earl Raymond Walker, 92, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 6:25 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at his home in Scott City. He was born Oct. 17, 1913, in Sturgis, Ky., to the late Joel B. and Belle Phillips Walker. He was 7 years old when his family moved by covered wagon to the East Prairie area. ...
Pauline Lee (09/24/06)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Pauline Marie Lee, 90, of Bell City, was born Oct. 18, 1915, at Painton, Mo., the daughter of Allijah and Emma Millis Sears, and died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at Beverly Health Care in Bloomfield, Mo. Pauline was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. She was a graduate of Advance High School...
Charles Grojean Sr. (09/24/06)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Charles Kasper Grojean Sr., 86, of New Hamburg died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 12, 1919, in New Hamburg, a son of Theon C. and Ida Menz Grojean. On Aug. 14, 1942, in La Mesa, Calif., he married Erma J. Dumey, who survives of the home...
Lucas Georger (09/24/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lucas William Georger of Advance was born Dec. 16, 1917, at Kelso, Mo., the son of Charles and Louise Schoen Grojean, and passed away Sept. 22, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Lucas farmed in the Advance area for more than 40 years. ...
Marie Mazzola (09/24/06)
Marie C. Mazzola, 88, of Florissant, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at St. Joseph's Health Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born Feb. 10, 1918, at Neier, Mo., daughter of John and Clotilda Peirick Ravo. Survivors include two sons, Robert Mazzola of Winfield, Mo., Thomas Mazzola of Florissant; a daughter, Karen Mazzola of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Priscilla Haynes (09/24/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Priscilla J. Haynes, 53, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Cairo, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at her home. She was born May 5, 1953, at Nashville, daughter of Paul Edward Sr. and Wilma Gillam Phelps. She was a member of the Cairo Church of Christ...
Jimmie Holt (09/24/06)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Jimmy Holt, 43, of Glenallen, formerly of Elberton, Ga., died in a house fire Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 1963, in Morristown, Tenn., son of Bruce Holt and Helen Walling Shultz. He and Rebecca Rush were married Aug. 31, 2006, at Marble Hill...
Marie Mazzola (09/23/06)
Marie C. Mazzola, 88, of Florissant, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at St. Joseph's Health Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born Feb. 10, 1918, at Neier, Mo., daughter of John and Clotilda Peirick Ravo. Survivors include two sons, Robert Mazzola of Winfield, Mo., Thomas Mazzola of Florissant; a daughter, Karen Mazzola of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Margaret Niswonger (09/23/06)
Margaret C. Niswonger, 71, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 10, 1935, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Roscoe and Elsie Mae Brown Clifton. She and Gary Niswonger were married July 3, 1954...
Priscilla Haynes (09/23/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Priscilla J. Haynes, 53, of Nashville, Tenn., died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at her home. She was formerly of Cairo. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Lucas Georger (09/23/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lucas William Georger, 88, of Advance died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Grojean Sr. (09/23/06)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Charles K. Grojean Sr., 86, of New Hamburg died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Nada Young (09/23/06)
Nada L. Ervin Young, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Dec. 22, 1914, in Ullin, Ill. She and Robert "Chick" Young were married in 1930 in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 27, 1996. Young was a longtime member of Third Street United Methodist Church. She was a nurses aide at Southeast Missouri Hospital 28 years...
Everett Ury (09/23/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Everett L. Ury, 70, of Anna died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, as the result of a farming accident. He was born July 24, 1936, in Anna, son of Everett S. and Katherine Miriam Brown Ury. He and Margaret Thomas were married Oct. 29, 1960. Ury owned and operated Ury and Sons Ditching and Road Boring 45 years. ...
Edna Willa (09/22/06)
Edna Lillian Willa, 94, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at Monticello House. She was born Jan. 22, 1912, in Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of Albert and Minnie Carman Ridge. She and Amos Brazeal were married Aug. 2, 1929. He died in January 1978. She later married Arnold Willa May 16, 1969. He died Oct. 5, 1982...
Jean Douglass (09/22/06)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Jean Douglass, 80, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Douglass was born April 20, 1926, in Alton, Mo., daughter of Lewis and Jennie Rose Evans Bates. She and Russell Douglass were married Dec. 15, 1946. He died March 5, 1995...
Emily Niedbalski (09/22/06)
Emily Jane-Rose Niedbalski was stillborn Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Loving survivors include her parents, Scott M. and Paula A. Meyr Niedbalski, and a brother, Cody, of New Wells, Mo. Survivors of the maternal family include a grandfather, Ron (the late Janice) Meyr of Jackson, and a great-grandmother, Amanda (the late Willard) Steffens of Altenburg, Mo...
Cara Schneier (09/22/06)
Cara J. Schneier, 56, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Chester, Ill., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 2, 1950, in Murphysboro, Ill., daughter of Elmer and Alberta Huskey Vieregge. Cara was of the Lutheran belief and a member of the Red Hat Society in Cape Girardeau...
Everett Ury (09/22/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Everett Ury, 70, of Anna died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, as the result of a farming accident. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Karen Sanders (09/22/06)
Karen A. Sanders, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 28, 1960, in St. Louis, daughter of Leo and Patricia Kemper Sanders. Sanders was a nurse at Chateau Girardeau. Survivors include a brother, John Sanders of Affton, Mo.; two sisters, Elizabeth Arnold of St. Peters, Mo., and Kathleen Cearnal of Florissant, Mo...
Rex Nations (09/21/06)
Rex M. Nations, 82, of Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at the veterans home. He was born May 11, 1924, at Farmington, Mo., son of Homer and Gertrude Nations. He and Patsy L. Garrett were married Dec. 29, 1955. She died July 5, 1999...
Earl Oldham (09/21/06)
Earl Hannen Oldham, 86, of The Colony, Texas, formerly of Burfordville, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, Texas, and is now resting in the arms of our Lord. He was born Sept. 14, 1920, on a farm between Millersville and Burfordville, son of the late Roy Hannen and Maude Myrtle Young Oldham. He and Elizabeth Kinder were married May 18, 1946, celebrating their 60th anniversary earlier this year...
Opal Stearns (09/21/06)
Opal Viola Stearns, 80, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson, with her daughter at her side. She was born Oct. 17, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Henry and Clara Sandvoss Niemann. She and Lyman Stearns were married in August 1955. He passed away Dec. 11, 1982...
Mary Taylor (09/21/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Magdalene Taylor, 73, of Anna died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, at City Care Center. She was born Aug. 17, 1933, at Marston, Mo., daughter of Bonnie and Joda Kelso Bollinger. Taylor retired from the dietary department at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna...
Edna Willa (09/21/06)
Edna Lillian Willa, 94, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at Monticello House. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Oneita McClary (09/21/06)
O. Oneita McClary, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Oct. 13, 1918, in Searcy, Ark., daughter of H. Judson and Eula Barnett McDowell. She and Robert L. "Sonny" McClary were married Oct. 6, 1957. He died March 21, 1994...
Olga Oberndorfer (09/21/06)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Olga S. Oberndorfer, 88, of Frohna died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born April 24,1918, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Ernst and Lydia E. Lungwitz Boehme. She and Edwin C.J. Oberndorfer were married Feb. 4, 1940. He died Aug. 15, 1983...
Harold Pensel (09/20/06)
Harold Lee Pensel, 69, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at the family farm. He was born Sept. 19, 1936, near Fruitland, son of the late Louis R. and Edna C. Kasten Pensel. He and Donna Langston were married Oct. 25, 1959. Harold attended Jackson High School and lived on the family farm west of Fruitland his entire life. He was a lifelong member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Fruitland...
Virginia Glaus (09/20/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Virginia Magdaline Glaus, 87, of Benton died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Healthcare Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 30, 1919, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of William M. and Lucy H. Grojean LeGrand. She and Lawrence Glaus were married Sept. 21, 1939, at New Hamburg. He died July 7, 1990...
Goldie Armbruster (09/20/06)
Mary Goldie Armbruster, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 25, 1915, at Brewer, Mo., daughter of Thomas Valerian and Martha Lena Brown Parres. She and Joseph W. Armbruster were married June 1, 1940, at Brewer...
Melba Green (09/20/06)
Melba Jolene Green, 68, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 17, 1937, in Burfordville, daughter of Herbert and Iva Allen Thorne. She and Samuel L. Green were married Sept. 28, 1957...
Earl Oldham (09/20/06)
Earl Hannen Oldham, 86, of The Colony, Texas, formerly of Burfordville, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, Texas. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Lore Snyder (09/20/06)
Lore S. Snyder, 75, of Pittsburgh, Pa., died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 19, 1931, in North Braddock, Pa., daughter of Joseph and Clara Kuehn Schardt. She married Robert H. Snyder, who preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Scott Snyder of Monroeville, Pa., Dale Snyder of Jackson; a brother, George Schardt of Penn Hills, Pa.; and two granddaughters...
Joyce Griffin (09/20/06)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Joyce Anita Griffin, 66, of Matthews died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 16, 1940, in Southampton, N.Y., daughter of the Rev. Harry Edwin and Leeta Rice Simmons II. Griffin lived most of her life in New Madrid County, Mo. She was employed by Division of Family Services in East Prairie, Mo., retiring Aug. 31, 2003. She was a member of First Church of God in East Prairie...
Wanda Hartline (09/20/06)
Wanda Sue Hartline, 60, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 18, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 8, 1945, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Charles E. and Lucille Kirkpatrick Childers. She and Richard E. Hartline were married June 29, 1963, in Anna. He died Oct. 25, 1994...
Rex Nations (09/20/06)
Rex M. Nations, 82, of Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at the veterans home. He was born May 11, 1924, in Farmington, Mo., son of Homer and Gertrude Nations. He and Patsy L. Garrett were married Dec. 29, 1955. She died July 5, 1999...
Walter Reimann (09/19/06)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Walter Alfred Reimann, 92, of McClure died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 23, 1914, in Egypt Mills, son of Charles and Dorothea Gerlach Reimann. He and Mary E. Wiley Reimann were married May 6, 1939 in Chaffee, Missouri...
Emma Bennett (09/19/06)
Emma A. Bennett, 88, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 15, 1918, in Bazil Mills, Neb., daughter of Christ and Wilhemenia Jahn Kruse. She and Ray G. Bennett were married July 25, 1939, in Bazil Mills...
Joyce Furgerson (09/19/06)
Joyce Evelyn "Jo" Furgerson, 71, of Clarksville, Tenn., died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She was born June 29, 1935, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, daughter of Vertie V. and Ida G. Davis. She married William "Bill" Furgerson, who preceded her in death...
David Cummins (09/19/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- David Lowell Cummins, 69, of Panama City Beach, Fla., formerly of Advance, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 29, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert "Lowell" and Sevella Jennings Cummins. He and Wanda Lee Richards were married July 14, 1983, in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Armbruster (09/19/06)
Mary Armbruster, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 25, 1915, at Brewer, Mo., daughter of Thomas Valerian and Martha Lena Brown Parres. She and Joseph W. Armbruster were married June 1, 1940, at Brewer...
Frances Garrett (09/19/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frances Louise Garrett, 80, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. She was born May 22, 1926, in Anna, daughter of Jess and Mabel Spicer Brimm. She and Raymond Kenneth Garrett were married Aug. 30, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. He died Oct. 18, 2003...
Harold Pensel (09/19/06)
Harold Lee Pensel, 69, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at his farm. Visitation will be from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. A Masonic service will be held at 7:30. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Sadie Hinkle (09/19/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Sadie Viola Myers Hinkle, 84, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 31, 1921, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Jess and Minnie Irvin Myers. She and Glen Hinkle were married Jan. 21, 1942, at Marble Hill...
Dorothy Schmitt (09/19/06)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Dorothy Schmitt, 72, of Leopold died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at the home of a daughter. She was born June 1, 1934, at Crump, daughter of Edwin C. and Anna E. Sprengel Overbeck. She and Charles M. Schmitt were married June 6, 1964. He died March 13, 2001...
Clara Magee (09/19/06)
Clara Blanche "Mollie" Magee, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at Heartland Care Rehab. She was born Aug. 11, 1917, at Aquilla, Mo., daughter of William and Althea Cox Capps. She and Norman I. Magee were married July 5, 1936. He died Sept. 28, 1987...
Iona Reed (09/19/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Iona V. Reed, 82, of Havana, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at Mason District Hospital in Havana. She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in West Hickman, Tenn., daughter of George and Alice Palmer Shelby. She married Melvin Reed, who died March 3, 1988...
Eldred Hargens (09/19/06)
Eldred G. Hargens, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at Hunter Acres Nursing Home in Sikeston, Mo. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Rex Nations (09/18/06)
Rex M. Nations, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Kyle Nanney (09/18/06)
Kyle P. Nanney, 39, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 31, 1967, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Fred W. and Melba J. Stroder Nanney. Nanney was a 1985 graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School...
Jesse Hunter (09/18/06)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Jesse E. "Tiny" Hunter, 85, of Dongola died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at his home in Dongola. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Crain Funeral Home with the Rev. Dare Aden officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Pisgah Cemetery...
Betty McIntire (09/18/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Betty Lou McIntire, 71, of Anna died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at the Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Jan. 10, 1935, in Anna, daughter of Louie A. and Mildred Mallender Lockard. McIntire attended First Baptist Church in Anna. She retired after 26 years of service from Vitamin World in Carbondale, Ill...
Walter Reimann (09/18/06)
Walter A. Reimann, 92, of McClure, Ill., died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
David Cummins (09/17/06)
David L. Cummins, 69, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at Barnes Jewish Hospital West in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City.
Frances Shepherd (09/17/06)
Frances M. Shepherd, 79, a resident of Charleston Manor Nursing Home, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at the nursing facility. She was born Aug. 21, 1927, in Mississippi County, daughter of Orville and Cletia Lepchenski Jones. She and Earl A. "Bud" Shepherd Jr., of Cairo, were married...
Glen Turnbough (09/17/06)
Glen Arthur Turnbough, 65, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 9, 1941, in Bonne Terre, Mo., son of Arthur and Evelyn Eichorn Turnbough. He and Anna Dean Hobeck were married June 20, 1959...
Alberta Lacey (09/16/06)
Alberta Jane Lacey, 84, of Jackson passed Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 13, 1921, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Arthur and Edna Marie Mitchell Daye. Lacey was a member of St. James AME Church in Cape Girardeau...
Dorothy Bruce (09/16/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy Bihr Bruce, 59, of Charleston died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Friends may call at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston Sunday from 1 p.m. until time for the memorial service at 3. State Rep. Lanie G. Black III will officiate...
James Sides (09/16/06)
James R. Sides, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 12, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of J. O. and Emma Harris Sides. He and Mary Kay Hart were married Aug. 6, 1962, in Senatobia, Miss...
Clark Eads (09/16/06)
Orville Clark Eads, 55, of Jackson peacefully left this world Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at his home. He was born May 6, 1951, in Beach Grove, Tennessee, to Sam and Lura Ferrell Eads. Clark was the fourth of eight children and lived in Tennessee and central Illinois throughout his childhood...
Vera Toll (09/16/06)
MACON, Mo. -- Vera Agatha Toll was born May 8, 1904, at Wagner, S.D., the daughter of Julia (Couch) Otto and John Otto. She passed away Sept. 15, 2006, at Macon, Mo., at the age of 102 years, 4 months and 7 days. She was united in marriage to Lee Toll on Dec. 19, 1924, at Chicago, Ill., and to this union three children were born...
Evelyn Ward (09/16/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Evelyn Louise Ward, 71, of Sikeston died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Oct. 14, 1934, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of Clarence Hubert and Nettie Lee Beggs Young. She and Troy L. Ward were married Aug. 31, 1962, at Morehouse, Mo. He died Dec. 23, 1986...
Glen Turnbough (09/16/06)
Glen A.J. Turnbough, 65, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Winnis Pixley (09/16/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Winnis V. "Winn" Duncan Pixley, 78, of Advance, formerly of Jefferson City, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at the Advance Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Stoddard County, the daughter of Leslie and Lottie Jenkins Bollinger. She and James B. Duncan were married June 30, 1949, in Holts Summit, Mo. He died Aug. 14, 1996. She married Charles Pixley on Dec. 28, 2000. He died Aug. 19, 2006...
Guadalupe Gonzales (09/16/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Guadalupe Gonzales, 86, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, at his home. He was born April 9, 1920, in Pintada, N.M., son of Flavian and Guadalupe Baca. He and Etta Ruth Cashion were married April 11, 1963, in Santa Rosa, N.M...
James Sides (09/15/06)
James R. Sides, 64, of Cape Girardeau died suddenly Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Centenary United Methodist Church...
Cpl. Jeremy Shank (09/15/06)
Cpl. Jeremy R. Shank, 18, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, while serving his country in Iraq. Shank was born Feb. 29, 1988, in Cape Girardeau, to James A. and Deborah J. Vaughn Shank. He attended Jackson High School. He enlisted in the United States Army May 31, 2005, and graduated from Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Ga., as an infantryman. ...
Wanda Hardy (09/14/06)
Wanda Imogene Hardy, 83, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, at Mingo, Mo., daughter of Ishmael Blythe and Maggie Pearl Knodell Faries. She and Lewis Harvey Hardy were married Dec. 24, 1943...
Virginia Wright (09/14/06)
Virginia Mae Wright, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Alfred and Anna Ward Clark. She and Charles L. Wright were married Jan. 18, 1941, in Piggott, Ark. He died Jan. 23, 2002...
Alberta Lacey (09/14/06)
Alberta Jane Lacey, 84, of Jackson passed Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 13, 1921, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Arthur and Edna Marie Mitchell Daye. She and Raymond L. Lacey were married Aug. 23, 1954. He passed Sept. 26, 1988...
Mark Bond (09/14/06)
Mark Bond, 54, of St. Louis, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006. He was born June 17, 1952, in Santa Maria, Calif., son of Lt. Col. (retired) Roy F. and Evelyn L. Bond. He formerly resided in Cape Girardeau and Dallas, Texas, where he worked in construction as a glazier/iron worker in excess of 20 years...
Barbara Wright (09/14/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Barbara S. Davis Wright, 60, of Dunnellon, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Nov. 25, 1945, in Vienna, Ill., daughter of Clifford and Helen Richardson Wright. Wright was a member of Riverland Baptist Church in Florida...
Pfc. Jeremy Shank (09/14/06)
Pfc. Jeremy R. Shank, 18, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, while serving his country in Iraq. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to service time at First Baptist Church in Jackson...
Sister Marie Felter (09/13/06)
The Wheaton Franciscan Sisters invite your prayers for Sister Marie "M. Lawrence" Felter of the Immaculate Conception. Marie Felter was born at Kelso, Mo., July 23, 1914, one of six children of Eleonora and Aloysius Felter. At age 21 Marie entered the congregation of Franciscan Sisters in St. Louis, where she received her initial formation in religious life. In November 1932 Marie received the habit and the name Sister M. Lawrence...
Wanda Hardy (09/13/06)
Wanda Imogene Hardy, 83, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, at Mingo, Mo., daughter of Ishmael Blythe and Maggie Pearl Knodell Faries. She and Lewis Harvey Hardy were married Dec. 24, 1943...
Carolyn King (09/13/06)
Carolyn C. King, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 11, 1934, in Conway, Ark., daughter of Jarrell Estes and Thelma Grace Wyatt Carter. She and Robert F. King were married May 6, 1957 in Greenville, Miss. He died Feb. 7, 2005...
Dorothy Bass (09/13/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo.-- Dorothy Jean Bass, 58, of Chaffee died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 23, 1948, in Keyser, W.Va., daughter of John and Effie Clark Shannon. She and Spencer Bass were married April 10, 1984...
Jessie Cox (09/13/06)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Jessie Cox, 93, of Commerce died Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born April 20, 1913, in New Madrid County, daughter of Louie Jackson and Mary Albertine Snider Organ. She and Roy Richard Cox were married March 16, 1929. He died July 18, 1990...
Ann Harp (09/12/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ann Belle Harp, 67, of Sikeston died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 28, 1939, in Greenbriar, Mo., daughter of Homer E. and Irene Shepard Lewis. She and Allen A. Harp were married April 7, 1956, at Morehouse, Mo...
Donald Ottinger Sr. (09/12/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Donald Lee Ottinger Sr., 46, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 2, 1960, in Sikeston to Betty Flanagan Ottinger of Bell City and James D. Ottinger. He and Kathy Dozier were married on Oct. 5, 1982, in Sikeston. She died March 20, 2004...
Wilbur McClain (09/12/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Wilbur Allen McClain, 78, of Mounds died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, in Mounds. He was born Jan. 25, 1928, in Cairo, Ill., son of Thomas Jefferson and Ethel Mae Barnwell McClain. He married Lora Gladys Watson Austin. McClain was a U.S. Air Force and Navy veteran of World War II...
Vernon Henderson (09/12/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Vernon Henderson, age 77, of Olive Branch died at 5:36 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, after an extended illness. He was born March 6, 1929, in Thebes, Ill., son of Melvin "Bud" and Nellie Bailey Henderson. He met and married the love of his life, Helen J. Garrett, Feb. 14, 1949...
Euna Smith (09/11/06)
Euna Blanche Statler Smith was born on April 26, 1932, in Detroit, Mich., the first child of Lawrence Herbert Statler and Blanche Euna Ellis Statler. She departed this life on Sept. 8, 2006, in O'Fallon, Mo. When Euna was a very small child, the Statler family moved back to Missouri, to a farm outside of Jackson, where Euna attended a one-room country school. Three additional children were added to the Statler family, Herbert, Martha and Mary...
Wanda Hardy (09/11/06)
Wanda Hardy, 83, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Alberta Lacey (09/11/06)
Alberta Lacey, 84, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
David Pullen (09/11/06)
VANDUSER, Mo. -- David Monroe Pullen, 58, of Vanduser died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born April 13, 1948, in Advance, Mo., son of Norris T. and Annie Marie Bryant Pullen. He and Louise Connell were married July 23, 1983...
Rita Wood (09/11/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rita D. Wood, 84, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at the Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born Oct. 22, 1921, in Brewer, Mo., daughter of Leo Andrew and Mary Verdella Hager Hagan. She and Chalmer Wood were married Jan. 8, 1938, in Brewer, and he died Dec. 6, 1988...
John Wyatt II (09/11/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- John Edward Wyatt II, 62, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at the Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born June 14, 1944, in Chicago, son of John Edward and Geneva Harper Wyatt. He and Judy Ann Colboth were married Aug. 5, 1967, at Mount Moriah Lutheran Church in Anna...
Murchie Hoffner (09/11/06)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Murchie D. Hoffner, 101, of Dongola died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at her home in Dongola. She was born Aug. 6, 1905, in Dongola, daughter of Samuel J. and Susie Hargus Dillow. She and E. Glenn Hoffner were married Dec. 24, 1926. He died Nov. 27, 1997...
Cecil Shelby (09/10/06)
Cecil R. Shelby, 88, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Dogwood, son of James and Effie Wilburn Shelby. He and Violet Nelson were married July 12, 1941, in New Madrid, Mo. She preceded him in death on Feb. 25, 2001...
Frances Limbaugh (09/10/06)
Frances Leota Limbaugh, 89, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1917, in Doniphan, Mo. daughter of Charles and Frances Hufstedler Booker. She and Alfred H. Limbaugh were married Sept. 30, 1939, in Doniphan. He passed away Nov. 21, 1998...
Adelia Meier (09/10/06)
Adelia C. Meier, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 30, 1916, at Burfordville, daughter of William and Bertha Feuerhahn Sander. She and Walter Meier were married June 20, 1936 at Tilsit. He died July 7, 1971...
Euna Smith (09/10/06)
Euna Blanche Smith, 74, of O'Fallon, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Wallace Knight (09/10/06)
Wallace Robert Knight, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 22, 1922, at Parma, Mo., son of Thomas Calvin and Mary Louisa Richardson Knight. He and Frances Iona Brorein were married Jan. 22, 1945, at Fort Campbell, Ky...
Ellis Kuntze (09/10/06)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Ellis B. Kuntze, 80, of Altenburg died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 14, 1925, in Altenburg, son of Herman Benjamin and Mathilda Anna Engert Kuntze. He and Olga Erna Lohmann were married April 11, 1948, in Farrar, Mo...
Lillian Cleary (09/10/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lillian Ellen Cleary, 83, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 23, 1922, in Perry County, daughter of Herman C. and Berniece Zahner Kiefer. She and Herman Schumer Sr. were married. He died in April 1961. She and John Cleary were married July 21, 1962, and he survives...
Anne DeHaven (09/10/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Anne E. DeHaven, 82, of Anna formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Cairo, daughter of George D. and Catherine Carter Mattingly. She and Sam R. DeHaven were married. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo...
Joseph Russell (09/09/06)
Joseph Jamison Russell, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 3, 1923, at Charleston, Mo., son of William Clark and Audrey Cecil Jamison Russell. He and Hertha Clithero were married June 25, 1950, at Columbia, Mo...
Dorothy Randol (09/09/06)
Dorothy Louise Alma Kiehne Randol, 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away at the Lutheran Home Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006. Mrs. Randol was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Walter Albert and Kora Marie Christine Hager Kiehne. She married Narvol Arthur Randol Oct. 22, 1939, in Cape Girardeau...
Michael Thompson (09/09/06)
Michael C. "Mickey" Thompson, 65, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 13, 1940, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of Lilburn and Minnie Braswell Thompson. Mickey had worked as a mechanic at McDonald Concrete in Cape Girardeau since 1971, and previously worked for Luhr Brothers. ...
Dr. Troy Edwards (09/09/06)
Dr. Troy W. Edwards, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Carbondale, Ill., passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale. The Rev. Frank Pierce will officiate. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale...
Linda Foster (09/09/06)
Linda Lou Foster, 58, of Whitewater died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at her home. She was born July 5, 1948 in Whitewater, the daughter of Truman Gay and Wanda Josephine Noble Nance. Linda and Jerome Foster were married on Nov. 25, 1983. Linda was a member of the Whitewater United Methodist Church and councilwoman of the Whitewater Town Board...
Frances Limbaugh (09/09/06)
Frances Leota Limbaugh, 89, of Jackson, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Imogene Miller (09/08/06)
V. Imogene "Imer" Miller, 86, of Fargo, N.D., died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at Elim Rehabilitation and Care Center in Fargo. She was born March 1, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of David Lee and Louva Alice Nanney. She and Daniel George William Miller were married March 1, 1943, in Miami Beach, Fla., where Daniel was stationed in the Army Air Corps...
Conna Abernathy (09/08/06)
Conna K. Abernathy, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 4, 1935, in Gipsy, Mo., daughter of Milton and Mayme Rea Kerr. She and Delbert Abernathy were married June 23, 1957, in Gipsy...
LeeRoy Hess (09/08/06)
LeeRoy Albert Hess, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 3, 1946, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Frank Louis and Martha Mary Peters Hess. He and Barbara Lucille Hagan were married Sept. 23, 1967, in Cape Girardeau...
Ann Shelton (09/08/06)
Ann Chissom Shelton, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 16, 1931, in Daviess County, Ky., daughter of Hobart and Helen Yeiser Chissom. She and John Shelton were married June 16, 1954, in Owensboro, Ky...
Dr. Troy Edwards (09/08/06)
Dr. Troy W. Edwards, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Carbondale, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006. Friends may call at Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale from noon until time of service Monday. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Frank Pierce officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale...
Herbert Seiler (09/08/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Herbert H. Seiler, 80, of Benton died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 25, 1926, at Oran, Mo., son of Herman and Mary Snider Seiler. He and Louise Vetter were married June 13, 1949, at Benton...
Charlene Davis (09/08/06)
Charlene Elode Davis, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 14, 1923, at Ellsinore, Mo., daughter of Lee and Dena Schaefer Rains. She and Roy Calvin Joiner were married June 9, 1939. He preceded her in death. She and Brent Davis were married Jan. 1, 1948. He died April 8, 1988...
Joseph Russell (09/08/06)
Joseph Jamison Russell, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lynwood Baptist Church...
Nona Pind (09/07/06)
Nona Imogene "Gene" Smith Pind, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 6, 1918, on the family farm at Jackson, daughter of Joe and Daisy Gholson Smith. She and Lester E. Pind were married Feb. 17, 1939. He preceded her in death March 23, 2000...
Eldred Hargens (09/07/06)
Eldred G. Hargens, son of John and Laura Mae Angle Hargens, was born May 27, 1916, at Advance, Mo., and died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006. Eldred's parents moved from Advance to Cape Girardeau, where he completed his education through high school. After high school graduation he worked at Kelso Oil, the International Shoe Co., and both Kilgore and Dormeyer's Drug Stores...
Amy & Jason Schamburg (09/07/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Amy E. and Jason J. Schamburg, both 31, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, in a motorcycle accident in Perry County. Amy was born May 24, 1975, in Perryville, daughter of Gary and Norma Christisen Schumer. She was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Herbert Seiler (09/07/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Herbert H. Seiler, 80, of Benton died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Allen Henderson (09/07/06)
Charles Allen Henderson, 86, of Delta passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 25, 1920, in Jackson, son of Weston and Lena Goodwin Henderson. He and Ann Felker were married Dec. 24, 1950, in Jackson. She passed away Sept. 14, 2004...
Eula Johnson (09/07/06)
Eula R. Johnson, 96, formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 5, 1910, at Neelys Landing, daughter of James R. and Mary E. Hartle Robison. She and George D. Clingingsmith were married Dec. 23, 1926. He died March 7, 1930. She married Claude R. Phillips Sept. 17, 1932. He died March 19, 1947. She and Avery Johnson were married Oct. 24, 1958. He died Jan. 2, 1986...
Norman Evans (09/06/06)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Norman S. Evans, 72, of Frohna died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 1, 1934, in Wheat Ridge, Colo., son of Rudy and Paula Fielder Degenhardt. He and Alida Haertling were married Oct. 3, 1959...
Louise Elrod (09/06/06)
Louise Ulen "Easy" Elrod, a wonderful and generous mother to Doctor Burk and Judge Don, and a loving grandmother to Phillip, Rachael and Jennifer, died peacefully of old age at nearly 99 years Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, in a nursing home near Seattle, Wash...
Beatrice Dennison (09/06/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Beatrice Dennison, 91, of Chaffee died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 16, 1915. She married Fred Dennison, who preceded her in death. Dennison worked at Inland Shoe Co. almost 30 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Chaffee...
Stella Alkemeyer (09/06/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stella Alkemeyer, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 20, 1915, at Yount, Mo., daughter of John Henry and Canzada Viola Loberg Biri. She and Willie Herbert "Bill" Alkemeyer were married May 8, 1937. He died Sept. 8, 1989...
Charles Behymer (09/06/06)
Charles G. "Bud" Behymer, 73, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born May 19, 1933, in Cooperstown, Ill., son of Charles Otis and Mamie Irene Baldwin Behymer. A veteran of the Korean conflict, Behymer was in the U.S. Air Force from Oct. 16, 1950, to Oct. 15, 1954...
Ivan Summers (09/06/06)
Ivan B. Summers, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 23, 1921, in Gordonville, son of Wilson Bland and Addie Clara Hitt Summers. He had attended New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson. He was a lifetime farmer in the Gordonville community. He was a member of American Legion Post 158 in Jackson many years...
Allen Henderson (09/06/06)
Charles Allen Henderson, 86, of Delta died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Grant Gillard officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Daniel Reid (09/06/06)
Daniel G. Reid, 45, of Bradenton, Fla., died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, in Bradenton. He was born Feb. 1, 1961, in St. Louis, son of L.C. and Louise Reid. He and Terrie McCormick were married Sept. 5, 1987. Reid moved to Bradenton in 1988. He was fleet supervisor with Manatee County Transit...
Amy & Jason Schamburg (09/06/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Amy E. and Jason J. Schamburg, both 31, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, in a motorcycle accident in Perry County. Amy was born May 24, 1975, in Perryville, daughter of Gary and Norma Christisen Schumer. She was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Roy Robins (09/05/06)
Roy E. Robins, 84, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 24, 1922, in Bessville (Bollinger County), Missouri. He and Audell Mabuce were married Nov. 22, 1941. She passed away Nov. 1, 1974. He and Juanita Parsons Mabuce were married Feb. 14, 1976...
Charles Henderson (09/05/06)
Charles "Allen" Henderson, 86, of Delta died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Ivan Summers (09/05/06)
Ivan Summers, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn chapel.
Mary Claycomb (09/05/06)
DIEHLSTADT, Mo. -- Mary Elizabeth Claycomb, 72, of Diehlstadt died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at her home. She was born June 30, 1934, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of the late Bill and Eva Copeland Inman. She was a member of the Unity Baptist Church in Benton, Mo. On June 19, 1954, she married Emmett Claycomb...
Mary Honey (09/05/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mary Ruth Honey, 78, of Tamms died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Columbus, Ga., daughter of the late James Henry and Birdie Irene Millsap Quinn. She was married to Lorn R. "Pod" Honey Sr., who died in 1999. She was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Tamms...
Joseph Wolsey (09/05/06)
Joseph Wolsey, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 1, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Minnie Schneeler Wolsey. He and Demova Reed were married in Jonesboro, Ark. She died in June 1992...
William White (09/05/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- William "Ed" White, 90, of Chaffee died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Jan. 20, 1916, in Chaffee to William Henry White and Virgin Minnie Slinkard. He and Dessie Jones were married June 21, 1941. She died on March 1, 2002...
Duane Black (09/03/06)
Duane L. Black, 76, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 1, 1930, in Glidden, Iowa, son of Paul E. and Lillian A. Robson Black. He and Midori Maruyama were married July 19, 1957. She died Feb. 23, 1991. He married Shirley Bennett on July 24, 1992. She died May 18, 2006...
Paul Stewart (09/03/06)
Paul Erwin Stewart, 20, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, in a motorcycle accident on State Highway W in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 19, 1985, in Cape Girardeau, son of Mark Stewart and Lizabeth Boone. He and Michelle King were married July 24, 2004, in Jackson...
Hayden Trankler-Melton (09/03/06)
Hayden Nicholas Thomas Trankler-Melton was stillborn Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was the son of Natalie Faye Trankler and Nicholas "Aaron" Melton of Jackson. Survivors of the maternal family include two grandparents, Frank and Debbie Trankler of Jackson; an uncle, Lance (Samantha) Trankler of Jackson; two great-grandmothers, Agnes Trankler of Oran, Mo., and Alma Bock of Jackson; and a great-great-grandmother, Ruby Bock of Jackson...
Joseph Wolsey (09/03/06)
Joseph Wolsey, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 1, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Minnie Schneeler Wolsey. He and Demova Reed were married in Jonesboro, Ark. She died in June 1992...
Loretta Brucker (09/03/06)
ORAN, Mo. --Loretta C. Brucker, 90, of Oran died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 18, 1916, in Bell City, Mo., daughter of Albert and Dora Dirnberger Vetter. She and Herbert M. Brucker were married Jan. 9, 1946. He died July 24, 1995...
Joseph Wolsey (09/02/06)
Joseph Wolsey, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert R. Yancey (09/02/06)
Robert Roy Yancey, 87, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 20, 1918, at Pocahontas, son of Robert Theodore and Jesse Maud McLard Yancey. He and Mabel Overbeck were married Dec. 5, 1942, in Gulfport, Miss...
Juanita Perry (09/02/06)
BELL CITY -- Juanita Perry, 83, of Bell City died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 19, 1923, at Bell City, daughter of Harper and Lillie Clark Gilles. She and Henry Perry were married Sept. 23, 1940, in Cape Girardeau...
Richard Feagan (09/02/06)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Richard Feagan, 68, of Marthasville, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was born Dec. 25, 1937, in Glenallen, son of Orville and Katherine Huskey Feagan. He and Anna Faye Jensen were married July 18, 1959, in Riverside, Calif...
Lavona Bridges (09/01/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Lavona Bridges, 81, of Tamms died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at Day Star Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Nov. 25, 1924, in Olive Branch, Ill., daughter of Hugh and Grace Corbin Smiley. She and Thomas H. Baine were married Nov. 11, 1942. He died in October 1974. She later married William L. "Cody" Bridges, who died Aug. 12, 1988...
Edna Sheffer (09/01/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edna Lorene Sheffer, 83, of Anna died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at the City Care Center in Anna. She was born Jan. 5, 1923, at Dongola, Ill., daughter of Alphaeus C. and Clara Wilson. Sheffer graduated as a registered nurse from the Shawnee College School of Nursing. She worked as a nurse at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, St. Mary's Hospital in Cairo, Ill., City Care Center and In the Pink Home Health Care...
Glenn Leigh (09/01/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Glenn Leigh, 96, of Perryville died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at Perry Oaks Nursing Home. He was born May 26, 1910, in Perry County, son of Walter Joseph and Henrietta Elizabeth Barber Leigh. He and Margaret J. Sherrill were married May 26, 1934. She died Oct. 4, 1995...
Robert Yancy (09/01/06)
Robert Yancy, 87, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Carla Seckel (09/01/06)
Carla Seckel, 62, of Scott City died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 19, 1944, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Dorothy Gaines. She and Paul Seckel were married July 25, 1970, in Cuba, Mo. Seckel had been employed by Cotton Belt Railroad as a cook...
Elizabeth Hankinson (09/01/06)
Elizabeth Ker Hankinson, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1914, in Staten Island, N.Y., daughter of Joseph and Helen Calvert Handy. She and George L. Hankinson were married June 12, 1937, in Staten Island. He died Aug. 7, 2005...
Larry Bannister (09/01/06)
Larry L. Bannister, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 24, 1934, in Cantwell, Mo., son of the late Roy Thomas and Hazel Hartle Bannister. He and Helen Rhodes were married July 4, 1953, at Doe Run, Mo...
Paul Stewart (09/01/06)
Paul Erwin Stewart, 20, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, in a motorcycle accident on State Highway W in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 19, 1985, in Cape Girardeau, son of Mark Stewart and Lizabeth Boone. He and Michelle King were married July 24, 2004, in Jackson...
Marcella Schlitt (09/01/06)
ORAN, Mo. -- Marcella Helen Schlitt died at 12:16 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of George and Katie Glueck Scherer. She married Leon T. Schlitt May 4, 1949, in New Hamburg, Mo. He died Jan. 23, 1979...
Sarah Cunningham (09/01/06)
Sarah Louise "Betty" Cunningham, 91, of Bartlett, Tenn., died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at home. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and active in the Women's Society of both Asbury and Bartlett United Methodist churches. She was also a member of the Methodist Hospital Auxiliary. She was a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star and also belonged to the Red Hat Society and enjoyed their fellowship...