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Obituaries from October 2006

Marie Butler (10/31/06)
Marie Butler, 85, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Ola Bartels (10/31/06)
Ola Grace Bartels, 98, of Whitewater died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at her home. She was born March 1, 1908, at Crump, daughter of Lonzo and Belle Arnold Crump. She and Alvin D. Bartels were married Jan. 15, 1927, at Crump. He died Nov. 3, 1981. Bartels was a member of Whitewater United Methodist Church, charter member of Women's Society and taught Sunday school many years...
Smith Randol (10/31/06)
Charles Smith Randol, 92, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at Monticello House. He was born June 4, 1914, on the family farm at Jackson, son of Luther Jackson and Clara N. Schrock Randol. He and Viola Estell Biri were married Sept. 9, 1936. She died Feb. 8, 1999...
Ronald Klepper (10/31/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ronald A. Klepper, 63, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born Feb. 13, 1943, in Blue Island, Ill., son of Gervis and Violet Swafford Klepper. Klepper was a member of Mount Moriah Lutheran Church...
George Flowers (10/31/06)
George W. Flowers, 81, of Millersville passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Painton, Mo., son of the late Jake and Addie M. Goff Flowers. He and Wilma Statler were married Aug. 15, 1947 in St. Louis...
Mable Helt (10/31/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mable L. "Bo" Kinder Helt, 69, of Cairo died at 3:05 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 6, 1937, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Ardello William and Lucille Maudie Riehn Bentley...
James Cook (10/31/06)
Funeral rites for James Ray Cook of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Commerce, Mo., will be conducted by Edwards Family Mortuary in Indianapolis. He was born Feb. 3, 1956, at Rolla, Mo., and passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006. He was preceded in death by his father, Andy Cook in 1960, and stepfather, Dick Brazel in 2004...
Marie McElreath (10/30/06)
Marie E. Exler McElreath, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 20, 1921, in Egypt Mills, the daughter of George A. and Laura Ida Gerlach Exler. She and Norman W. McElreath were married on Nov. 20, 1945 in Cape Girardeau. He died Feb. 28, 2002...
Richard Feilner (10/28/06)
LAMAR, Mo. -- Richard "Dick" Feilner, 73, of Lamar died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Mo. He was born Jan. 5, 1933, in St. Louis, son of Oscar C. and Ines Amos Feilner. He and Aline A. Horman were married April 16, 1966...
Ruth Schomberg (10/28/06)
Ruth Hilda Schomberg of Marthasville, Mo., passed away at her home on Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at the age of 85 years, 11 months and 3 days. Ruth was born to Walter William and Ida (nee Rocklage) Rottmann on Nov. 24, 1920, in Marthasville. She was united in marriage to Wilfred Wilhelm Schomberg on April 13, 1941, in Marthasville. To this union were born five children: David, Dwayne, Donald, Doris and Denise. Wilfred preceded her in death on April 14, 1999. They celebrated 58 years of marriage...
Connie Langston (10/28/06)
Connie A. Langston, 64, of Jackson died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Georgia Malone (10/28/06)
LOCKPORT, Ill. -- Georgia G. Malone, 87, of Lockport died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Sunny Hill Skilled Rehab Center in Joliet, Ill. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Clint Nale officiating. Interment will be in McCrite Cemetery...
Robert Bouge (10/28/06)
Robert Earl Bouge, 81, of Marshall, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at The Living Center in Marshall. He was born Feb. 5, 1925, in Villisca, Iowa, son of Selwyn and Ruth Shadwell Bouge. He and Daphna Keller were married March 13, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Victoria Harris (10/28/06)
Victoria J. Harris, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 10, 1952, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph L. and Shirley C. Griffith Koelzer. Harris was employed at Big Lots in Cape Girardeau as a cashier. She graduated in 1970 from Cape Central High School. She was a member of Eagles Aerie 3775 in Cape Girardeau...
Jack Blankenship (10/28/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jack L. Blankenship, 77, of Advance was born Aug. 23, 1929, at Braggadocio, Mo., the son of James "Lawrence" and Mary Katherine Phillips Blankenship. He passed away Oct. 26, 2006. at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Jack was a retired construction worker...
Dorothy Hampton (10/28/06)
MURFREESBORO, TENN. -- Dorothy Marie Hampton, 83, of Murfreesboro, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at NHC Rehab Center. She was born Dec. 20, 1922, at Richmond, Va., daughter of Stella Todisman. She and Leslie C. Hampton were married March 4, 1942. He died Oct. 5, 1973...
Anna Kassel (10/28/06)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Anna Ocine Kassel, 73, of Frohna died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Tupelo, Miss. She was born May 24, 1933, at Russellville, Ala., daughter of Jefferson Andrew and Julia V. Thorn McKinney. She and Milbert N. Kassel were married May 6, 1961. He died Sept. 13, 2005...
William Lynn (10/29/06)
William Robert Lynn, 75, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 23, 1930, at Randles, Mo., son of Thomas W. and Lily M. Thompson Lynn. Lynn served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a boiler maker with local No. 27, retiring in 1988. Lynn was a member of the VFW Post in Festus, Mo. He moved to Cape Girardeau on Sept. 22, 2005...
Betty East (10/29/06)
MELBOURNE, Fla. -- Betty L. East, 79, died peacefully in her home on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. Born in Portageville, Mo., East was a resident of Brevard County for more than 20 years and was active in the community. She volunteered for Daily Bread, was a member of the Red Hat Society, enjoyed playing cards, swimming and going to happy hours with her friends...
Linna Eddleman (10/29/06)
ANNA, Ill. --Linna Eddleman, 80, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home.
Marie McElreath (10/29/06)
Marie E. McElreath, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel. Funeral is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Gertrude Helderman (10/28/06)
Gertrude Loeta Helderman, 90, of Whitewater died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 19, 1915, at Crump, daughter of William Elmer and Rachel Ruth Jones Brown. She and Buford "Shorty" Helderman were married Dec. 20, 1936...
Linna Eddleman (10/30/06)
Linna Mae Eddleman, 80, of Anna, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 7, 1926, in Dongola, Ill., the daughter of Thurman and Iva Karraker Harvick. She and Loren Eddleman were married Dec. 8, 1945, in Mount Vernon, Ill...
Marcus Pinsanor (10/30/06)
Marcus T. Pinsanor, 14, of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2006, at St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Oct. 19, 1992, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Kiat and Michelle Wagner Pinsanor. Pinsanor attended Perryville Middle School and was a member of the Challenge Class...
Ola Bartels (10/30/06)
Ola Grace Bartels, 98, of Whitewater, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at her home in Whitewater. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Donald Stevens (10/30/06)
Donald Stevens, 73, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at his home in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Barbara Vance (10/27/06)
Barbara Ann Vance, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 11, 1941, in Oak Brook, Ill., daughter of John Stanley and Mary Hagan. She and John S. Vance were married Feb. 14, 1959, in Westmont, Ill. He died April 15, 2006...
John Vedok Jr. (10/27/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- John Vedok Jr., 72, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born June 10, 1934, in Downers Grove, Ill., son of John and Lillian Oldfield Vedok Sr. He and Jo Ann Sowder were married Nov. 29, 1957, in Crown Point, Ind. Vedok was a member of Operating Engineers Local 150 in Naperville, Ill., and Anna Heights Baptist Church...
Nola Eldridge (10/27/06)
Nola F. Eldridge, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 25, 1922, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Jim and Bessie Cotner Sample. She and John Eldridge were married June 23, 1946, in Chicago. Eldridge was a cafeteria cook 20 years for Cape Girardeau School District. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star in Cape Girardeau...
Rev. Earl Weis (10/27/06)
Rev. Earl E. Weis, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1921, in St. Louis, son of Professor E.C. and Clara Hopmann Weis. He and Lois Hilgendorf were married July 15, 1945, in Geneseo, Ill...
Robert Bouge (10/27/06)
Robert Earl Bouge, 81, of Marshall, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at The Living Center in Marshall. He was born Feb. 15, 1925, in Villisca, Iowa, son of Selwyn and Ruth Shadwell Bouge. He and Daphna Keller were married March 13, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Susie Newell (10/27/06)
Susie Newell, 80, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home in Joelton, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.
William Caul (10/27/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- William Edward Caul went home to the Lord Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006. Ed was born in Wayne County, Mo., Jan. 17, 1915, son of the late Frank and Annie Eudaley Caul. He married Kathleen Marian Berendes Jan. 7, 1939. She preceded him in death Jan. 19, 1978. He married Mary Faye Dennis-Eachus July 26, 1980. She survives...
Jack Blankenship (10/27/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jack Blankenship, 77, of Advance died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edward Caul (10/26/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Edward "Ed" Caul, 91, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Jacob Wright (10/26/06)
Jacob B. "Jack" Wright, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Life Care Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1928, in Charleston, Mo., son of Jacob Merle and Anna Elizabeth Essary Wright. He and Anne Austin were married June 17, 1961. Wright worked at Brown Shoe Co. in Charleston a number of years, and was also a barber many years. He was a member of West End Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau...
Ernest Eudy (10/26/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ernest "Bus" Eudy, 77, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1929, in McClure, Ill., son of Earl Eugene and Viola Waring Eudy. He and Ollie Mayberry were married Sept. 30, 1949, in Reynoldsville, Ill...
Rev. Earl Weis (10/26/06)
The Rev. Earl Weis, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Vance (10/26/06)
Barbara Vance, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Kepner (10/26/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Kenneth Kepner, 91, of Cairo died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at Heartland Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 4, 1915, in Cairo, son of Kelly and Flora Buchamef Kepner. He married Nina Williams. Kepner was retired from Karcher Brothers Funeral Home and Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. He attended Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church...
James Pryor (10/26/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- James "Snooky" Pryor, 85, of Ullin died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 15, 1921, in Lambert, Miss., son of James and Jo Willie Pryor. He and Luella Pryor were married Dec. 21, 1941...
Nola Eldridge (10/26/06)
Nola Eldridge, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Ernest Eudy (10/25/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ernest "Bus" Eudy, 77, of Anna, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006, at his home. Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Carroll Wiethop (10/25/06)
Carroll C. Wiethop, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 5, 1922, in St. Louis, son of Daniel F. and Lorine Knoebel Wiethop. He and Anne Tuthill were married July 24, 1943, in St. Louis. She died Jan. 8, 2006...
Michael Pickett (10/25/06)
Michael Douglas Pickett, 24, of Palm Bay, Fla., died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006. He was born Aug. 9, 1982, in Jacksonville, Fla., son of Michael Henry and Linda S. Popenhagen Pickett. Michael was a graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau, and attended Brevard Community College and FIT School of Aeronautics in Florida. He was of the Methodist belief...
Pat Dailey (10/24/06)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Pat W. Dailey, 74, of Glenallen died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 13, 1932, at Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Courtland and Vera Newell Miller. She and Eugene Dailey were married Oct. 22, 1952...
Frances Elridge (10/24/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Frances Elridge, 97, of Cairo died Monday, Oct, 23, 2006, at her home, after an extended illness. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Noel Hasty (10/24/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Noel D. Hasty, 59, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 9, 1946, in Tanner, Mo., son of Ettel and Dorothy Christopher Hasty of Vanduser, Mo. He and Donna Mae Daniel were married April 9, 1966. She died July 18, 2002...
George Williams (10/24/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- George Williams, 83, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 10, 1923, in Union County, Ill., son of Will and Oma Reed Williams. Survivors include three nephews, Ralph Wall of Anna, Ray Wall of Jonesboro, Ill., and Richard Wall of Brighton, Ill...
Edward Nall (10/24/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Edward Lee Nall, 67, of Redondo Beach, Calif., died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at the University of California-Los Angeles Medical Center in Westwood. He was born June 3, 1939, son of James Truman and Clara Rita VanGennip Nall. He and Candy Williams were married Aug. 26, 1978...
Angela Mengwasser (10/24/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Angela Marie Mengwasser, 39, of Tebbetts, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 5, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jerry and Linda Woodring James. Mengwasser was a licensed practical nurse at several hospitals...
Carla Knaup (10/24/06)
Carla Jo "Jody" Knaup, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 10, 1932, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of William Carl and Lucy Pauline Farmer Whitehead. She and Richard Joseph Knaup were married June 10, 1952, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston. He died Nov. 2, 2004...
Birtie Cook (10/23/06)
Birtie E. Cook, 89, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 15, 1917, in Hurricane, Mo., daughter of Ransom J. and Effie Limbaugh Garland. She and the Rev. Odell Cook were married Sept. 15, 1935, and he died April 13, 2003...
Dean Mayfield (10/23/06)
Dean Leslie Mayfield, 71, of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born June 4, 1935, in Sedgewickville, Mo., the son of Earl and Viola Statler Mayfield. Mayfield worked for 30 years as a welder for General Motors and attended the Little Whitewater Baptist Church...
Gary Lee (10/23/06)
Mr. Gary Lee, 62, of Short North Wall Street, Calhoun, Ga., departed this life Friday evening, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home. Mr. Lee was born Jan. 12, 1944, in Bollinger County, Mo., a son of the late George Robert and Beulah Burton Davis Lee. He was a member of the Calhoun First United Methodist Church. Prior to becoming ill, he was a local floral designer. In 1984, he received the Designer of the Year award in Georgia...
Alma Bock (10/23/06)
Alma L. Bock, 68, of Gordonville passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1938, near Jackson, the daughter of the late Ben and Frieda Soelig Schweer. She and Donald Bock were married on July 8, 1956, in Jackson. He passed away Dec. 28, 2005...
Essie Williamson (10/23/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Essie Williamson, 86, of Cairo, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo.
James Willis (10/23/06)
James O. Willis, 70, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo.
Carla Knaup (10/23/06)
Carla Jo Knaup, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at her home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Melvin Jones (10/23/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Melvin Dwight Jones, 23, of Anna died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Union County Hospital. He was born May 4, 1983, in Centralia, Ill., son of Robert J. Jr. and Wanda Kay Garrison Jones. Jones was a 2001 graduate of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School and attended Shawnee Community College. He served four years in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Illinois Army National Guard in Mount Vernon, Ill...
George Lamer (10/23/06)
EAST ALTON, Ill. -- George Edwin Lamer, 82, of East Alton, formerly of Cobden, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1923, in Cobden, son of Lawrence L. and Lena Angell Lamer. He and Gail Housman were married May 21, 1953, in Anna...
Eva Seabaugh (10/23/06)
Eva E. "Tommie" Seabaugh, 88, of Patton, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 12, 1918, in Sullivan, Mo., daughter of Irvin B. and Etta Thurmond Anderson. She and James Vassalli were married April 18, 1942, and he was killed in military action May 13, 1943, during World War II. She and Raymond L. Seabaugh were married Nov. 1, 1946, and he died June 19, 1995...
James Williams Jr. (10/22/06)
James F. Williams Jr., 86, of Crump passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1920, in Dutchtown, son of James F. and Emma Brase Williams Sr. He and Euva L. Jackson were married Dec. 2, 1940, in Crump. Williams was a lifelong resident of Crump, where he worked in his father's store as a child and attended grade school. ...
Robert M. Kinder (10/22/06)
Robert M. "Bob" Kinder, 67, of Burfordville passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home. Bob was born June 22, 1939, in Peoria, Ill., son of the late Lorenzo A. and Marie Miller Kinder. He and Shirley Kester were married May 19, 1962, in Friedheim, Mo...
Richard Scheeter (10/22/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Richard "Dick" Philip Scheeter 85, of Chaffee left this earthly world to join the heavenly father on Friday morning, Oct. 20, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 2, 1921, in New Hamburg, Mo., son of Leo and Dora Goetz Scheeter. He and Beatrice V. Miller were united in holy matrimony on March 9, 1940. She preceded him in death on Dec. 28, 1989. He married Louise Johnson Kielhofner on July 5, 1997...
Mary Dennis (10/22/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Mae Dennis, 93, of Chaffee died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 26, 1913, at Chaffee, daughter of William Henry and Susan Elizabeth Stidham White. She and Aubrey C. Dennis were married Nov. 23, 1931. He died Dec. 31, 2002...
Helen Smith (10/22/06)
Helen L. Fadler Smith, 86, of Florissant, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Home in Florissant. She was born April 16, 1920 at Patton, Mo., daughter of Charles M. and Etta Missouri Conrad Fadler. She and Paul E. Smith were married. He died April 14, 1991...
Gary Lee (10/22/06)
Gary Lee, 62, of Calhoun, Ga., formerly of Bollinger County, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home. Friends may call at 4 p.m. Monday at Ponders Home Funeral Home in Calhoun. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mary Dennis (10/21/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Mae Dennis, 93, of Chaffee died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Richard Scheeter (10/21/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Richard "Dick" Scheeter, 85, of Chaffee died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements
Robert M. Kinder (10/21/06)
Robert M. "Bob" Kinder, 67, of Burfordville, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
James Williams Jr. (10/21/06)
James F. Williams Jr., 86, of Crump died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home.
Sam Branson (10/20/06)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Samuel Lee "Sam" Branson, 79, of Jackson, Miss., died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born Oct. 9, 1927, at Blodgett, son of John Samuel and Crealia Lee Chapell Branson. He married Olean Newell, who died Aug. 14, 2006...
Annis Short (10/20/06)
Annis Lou Short, 96, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at Jackson Manor. She was born Jan. 29, 1910, at Burfordville, daughter of William Frank and Virginia Wynona Smith Helderman. She and Linus Short were married April 15, 1951. He died Dec. 30, 1976...
David Wiethop (10/20/06)
David John Wiethop, 44, of Orlando, Fla., died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at Florida South Hospital in Orlando. He was born April 1, 1962, in Cape Girardeau, son of Carroll and Anne Tuthill Wiethop. He was a graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau and Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., with a major in English...
Gloria Frobase (10/20/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Gloria D. Frobase, 67, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at her home, after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 12, 1939. Her parents were the late Marshall and Elizabeth Phipps Haney. She married Tom Frobase Oct. 6, 1978. Mrs. Frobase was employed by ASCS in Benton 39 years, and retired in 1995 to begin a life of travel and adventure...
Carl Wright (10/20/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Carl Wright, 68, of Perryville, formerly of Murphysboro, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at his home. Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home near Murphysboro is in charge of arrangements.
Weldon Hamlin (10/20/06)
Weldon B. Hamlin, 84, of Jackson, formerly of Broseley, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 23, 1921, in Bernie, Mo., son of Frank and Ollie Taylor Hamlin. He and Flora London were married Sept. 4, 1946, in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Ruby Chitty (10/20/06)
Ruby Imogene Chitty, 88, of Scott City died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 17, 1918, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Wesley and Mable Hager Lynn. She and Carlos Ward Chitty were married April 4, 1936, at Dexter, Mo...
Kathleen Sievers (10/20/06)
Kathleen C. "Kit" Sievers, 80, of Hillsboro, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Hillsboro Area Hospital. She was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William and Clara Grossheider Kiehne. She and Manford "Pete" Sievers were married Jan. 20, 1948, in Cape Girardeau. He died Oct. 7, 2000...
Joseph Limbaugh (10/20/06)
Joseph Turner Limbaugh, 90, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 23, 1916, near Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Morton Burette and Cora Jane Lively Limbaugh. He and Eula Lucille Cook were married Jan. 21, 1938, in Cape Girardeau...
Mozella Short (10/19/06)
Mozella C. Short, 93, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 31, 1913, at Daisy, daughter of Tony Sappington and Arlie Roberts Cobble. She and Willis Les Short were married Oct. 28, 1933. He died Feb. 23, 2001...
Jackie Newell (10/19/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jackie Glendon Newell, 65, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. He was born Nov. 20, 1940, at Morley, Mo., son of Earl Franklin and Lottie Ellen Gibbs Newell. Newell was a packer at VIP Industries in Marble Hill, and was a member of Grassy Friendship General Baptist Church...
Lisa Calvert (10/19/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Lisa M. Calvert, 41, of Mounds died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006, at the home of a daughter in Olmsted, Ill. She was born March 10, 1965, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Terry and Elizabeth Merritt Tucker Sr. She married Michael Calvert. Calvert was a cosmetologist and hairdresser at Ellie's Little Hair House in Mounds, and at Daystar Care Center in Cairo and Cache Valley Apartments in Ullin, Ill...
Tyler Hamlin (10/19/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Tyler Davie Hamlin, 29, of Kirkwood, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1976, son of Albert Leon and Billie Kaye Wiggs Hamlin. Survivors include his mother of Jonesboro; his father of New York; and a sister, Marcy Hileman of Wolf Lake, Ill...
Billy Chandler (10/19/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Billy Gene Chandler, 41, of Texarkana, Ark., died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, in Texarkana. He was born April 13, 1965, in Charleston, Mo., son of Laudy Forrest and Elzetta Jordan Chandler. She and Marsha St. Clair were married Nov. 5, 2005...
Edward Seabaugh (10/19/06)
P. Edward Seabaugh, 89, of Perryville, Mo., died Wednesday Oct. 18, 2006, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Millheim, Mo., son of Clarence W. and Bertha W. Scholl Seabaugh. He and Sylvia Lix were married Feb. 22, 1941. He and Lucy Kester were married Oct. 5, 1974...
Leona Winkler (10/19/06)
APPLE CREEK, Mo. -- Leona G. Winkler, 84, of Apple Creek died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo. She was born June 12, 1922, at Apple Creek, daughter of Felix J. and Helen Schrempp Rellergert. She and Gerald L. Wibbenmeyer were married Aug. 2, 1950. He died Nov. 12, 1965. She later married Art Winkler Aug. 22, 1970. He died in November 1999...
Harry Penrod (10/19/06)
Harry Penrod, 87, of Everett, Wash., died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at his home. He was born April 9, 1919, at Neelys Landing, son of Clinton and Hannah Penrod. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1939 and worked at Rexall Drug. Penrod was an aircraft mechanic with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, serving 32 years. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. After retiring from the military he was employed 13 years by Everett Golf and Country Club...
Lorraine Elias (10/19/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lorraine Elias, 84, of Cairo died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Life Care Center Nursing Home in LaCenter, Ky. She was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Cairo, daughter of Lafey and Lillie Khourie. She married Henry S. Elias Sr. Elias was part owner of Elias Family Center in Cairo until she retired. She was a member of Mighty River Regional Worship Center, where she was a Sunday school teacher, member of the Amico Club and the Alethean Class...
Fred Allen (10/18/06)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Fred J. Allen Jr., 63, of Pulaski died Monday evening, Oct. 16, 2006. He was born May 19, 1943, in Pulaski, the son of the late Fred J. Allen Sr. and Eileen Leewright Allen. He was married to Louise Rife and attended the Ullin Baptist Church in Ullin, Ill. ...
Carrie Porter (10/18/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Carrie Bell Henderson Porter, 83, of Metropolis, Ill., formerly of Mounds, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. She was born Nov. 5, 1922, daughter of Dome and Emma Banks. She married Jake Porter, who preceded her in death...
Mary Taflinger (10/18/06)
Mary G. Taflinger, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was formerly of Effingham, Ill. She was born Sept. 2, 1909, in Allerton, Ill., daughter of James C. and Ella Daughtery Dodd. She married Russell A. Taflinger, who preceded her in death...
Mozella Short (10/18/06)
Mozella Short, 93, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Terry Thorn (10/18/06)
MAKANDA, Ill. -- Terry Wayne Thorn, 53, of Makanda died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Dec. 1, 1952, in Wood River, Ill., son of James Ira and Georgia Helen Livers Thorn. Thorn had been an asphalt supervisor with E.T. Simonds. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Anna, and had worked with the youth. He was a musician and a member of a bluegrass group...
Thelma Buster (10/17/06)
WOOD RIVER, Ill. -- Thelma Buster, 85, of Wood River died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala. She was born June 5, 1921, at Thebes, Ill., daughter of James and Gertrude Story Warren. She married Clarence "Shorty" Buster, who died Oct. 6, 2005...
Mary Marble (10/17/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mary Louise Marble, 81, of Henning, Minn., died Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at Henning Care Center. She was born Feb. 28, 1925, in Allenville, daughter of Ruben Lloyd and Mildred P. Crader Kelley. She and Robert L. Marble were married March 10, 1945, in Hays, Kan...
Glen Parks (10/17/06)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Glen E. Parks, 68, of Morley died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 17, 1937, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Henry and Gladys Tina Williams Parks. He and Patsie Farris were married April 5, 1964, in Sikeston. Farris had been a truck driver with Malone and Hyde/Fleming Foods of Sikeston. After retiring, he worked at Wheeler's of Morley...
Arthur Thompson (10/17/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Arthur James Thompson, 84, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 20, 1922, in South Dakota, son of Edward and Elizabeth Miederhoff Thompson. He and Marjorie Jones were married June 15, 1957. Thompson was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses...
Richard Martin (10/17/06)
Richard L. Martin, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Jan. 15, 1926, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., son of Christopher C. and Laura Kopple Martin. He and Agnes Marcella Doll were married Aug. 21, 1948. Martin was a member of American Legion Post 150 and Knights of Columbus Council 1037...
Ruby Held (10/17/06)
Ruby Viola Crabtree Held, 92, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 31, 1914, at Burfordville, daughter of George F. and Cora Bell McClard Sanders. She and Gilbert John Crabtree were married Aug. 9, 1940. He died April 25, 1966. She then married Alvin A. Held Feb. 22, 1980. He died April 20, 1990...
Inez Yeager (10/14/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Inez Barbara Yeager, 86, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. She was born Aug. 11, 1920, daughter of Edwin and Theresa Layton Sutterer. She and Elmer Harry Yeager were married June 25, 1941...
Leo Curtis (10/16/06)
Leo Wylie Curtis, 94, of Oran, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at his home in Oran. He was born Jan. 10, 1912, in Johnson County, Ark., the son of Jessie and Idella Breedlove Curtis. He and Newell Mary Michelson were married on Oct. 25, 1933, in Hagarville, Ark. She died April 13, 1962. He and Wilma Cousins McGowen were married on Aug. 7, 1963. She died July 4, 1996...
Ruby Held (10/16/06)
Ruby Crabtree Held, 92, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Marie Laurentius (10/15/06)
Marie J. Schabbing Laurentius, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Joseph and Mary Katherine Kohlfeld Schabbing. She and Leroy Stephen Laurentius were married Oct. 10, 1964, in Cape Girardeau. He died May 3, 2000...
Barbara Hurt (10/15/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Barbara A. Hurt, 38, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born June 9, 1968, in Louisiana, daughter of James and Betty Blakeman. She and Robert W. Hurt were married Dec. 19, 1987. Hurt was a member of First Baptist Church, VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She served in the U.S. Army...
Glen Parks (10/15/06)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Glen E. Parks, 68, of Morley died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at his home. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in New Morley Cemetery at Morley...
Ruth Conrad (10/14/06)
Ruth E. Conrad, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 18, 1912, in Allenville, Mo., the daughter of Harry H. and Carrie Kinder Hinton. She and Howard R. Conrad were married Dec. 24, 1938, in Cape Girardeau by the Rev. H.H. McGinty. Mr. Conrad passed away Nov. 23, 1982...
Benjamin Hawkins (10/14/06)
Benjamin Carter Hawkins, 64, of Jackson, formerly of Fulton, Mo., passed away on Oct. 11, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born May 29, 1942, in Camdenton, Mo., to the late Phillip and Lefta Hawkins. He married Joyce Voges on Feb. 24, 1967, and she survives...
Cloyd Garland (10/14/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Cloyd E. Garland, 76, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1930, at Scopus, Mo., son of William Daniel and Lillie Mae Cook Garland. He and Aleen Huffman were married Sept. 27, 1952. Garland had been a cement truck driver. He attended Plainview Congregational Methodist Church...
Harry Ogg (10/13/06)
UNITY, Ill. -- Harry Russell Ogg was born Nov. 14, 1923, in Cairo, Ill., to Harry Harrison and Inez Ethel Wise Ogg. He attended Cairo schools, graduating from Cairo High School in May 1941. Russell enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in September 1942, trained in San Diego, Calif., shipped overseas without receiving a furlough home. ...
Arnell McFerren (10/13/06)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Arnell McFerren, 87, of Lilbourn died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1919, in Summerville, Tenn., daughter of Lucius and Callie Culpepper Walker. She married Sammie Lee McFerren Sr., who died in 1987. McFerren retired as a teachers aide at Headstart in Howardville, Mo. ...
Oliver Hoehn (10/13/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Oliver "Ollie" Hoehn, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at his home. He was born July 27, 1920, in St. Louis, son of Edward and Emma Popp Hoehn. He and Mary Williams were married June 11, 1968. Hoehn was owner and operator of Ollie's Sales and Service, and also farmed. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans Post 94, former member of VFW Post 4282, American Legion Post 133 and Grace Lutheran Church in St. Louis...
Donald Scott (10/13/06)
Donald Herbert Scott, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 19, 1930, in Mexico, Mo., son of Herbert and Virginia Taylor Scott. He and Lois Jean Mirts were married Nov. 27, 1960, at Fulton, Mo...
Donald Treece (10/13/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donald D. Treece, 71, of Anna died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Union County Hospital. He was born June 13, 1935, in Anna, son of Jerome and Lova Vaughn Treece. He and Carolyn Earnhart were married Oct. 7, 1961, in Perks, Ill. Treece was retired from the power plant at Choate Mental Health Center. He was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church, member of American Legion Post 91 in Wyoming, Ill., many years, member of Anna Elks Lodge 1641 and Anna Moose Lodge 1346...
Jeanetta Bauer (10/13/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jeanetta Bauer, 78, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Nashville, Ill., daughter of Carl and Mildred Rhine Cunningham. She and Bruce Bauer were married Oct. 17, 1948, in Piggott, Ark...
James Cooper Jr. (10/12/06)
James Arthur Cooper Jr., 50, of Scott City died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at his home. He was born July 10, 1956, in St. Louis, son of James Arthur and Doris Virginia Thorn Cooper Sr. He and Peggy Sue Arbogast were married Dec. 9, 1994, at Benton, Mo...
Barbara Beckham (10/12/06)
G. Barbara Beckham, 66, of DeSoto, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Jan. 30, 1940, at Valles Mines, Mo., daughter of David T. and Gladys Robinson Haverstick. She married Donald R. Beckham, who preceded her in death...
Christine Stephens (10/12/06)
A graveside service for Christine E. Stephens of Cape Girardeau will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Cemetery. The Rev. Tom Kiefer will officiate. Stephens, 63, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Donald Scott (10/12/06)
Donald Scott, 75, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
James Tate (10/12/06)
ORAN, Mo. -- James Joseph Tate, 89, of Oran died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 3, 1917, at the home on Bement Hill, Bement, Mo., son of Joseph and Lydia Ward Tate. He and Josephine Harmon, daughter of Fred and Albertia Harmon, were married July 30, 1938, in Sikeston, Mo...
Jerry Thomure (10/11/06)
Jerry Allen Thomure, 40, of Leawood, Kan., died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, in Leawood. He was born May 5, 1966, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jerry D. and Alice Clark Thomure. He was a 1984 graduate of Central High School, and Stage One The Hair School. He was a hairdresser at Hair Inc. in Overland Park, Kan. His home church was Gospel Assembly in Sikeston, Mo...
Maureen Schlattman (10/11/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Maureen A. Schlattman, 90, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 26, 1915, in Perryville, daughter of Francis and Frances Valleroy Mattingly. She and William Dale Schlattman were married June 19, 1938. He died Oct. 2, 1990...
Wayne Martin (10/11/06)
Wayne Leon Martin, 72, of Kirksville, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Mo., after a long illness. He was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Kirksville, son of Herschel Aubrey and Beulah Opal Cason Martin. He and Joan Correll were married April 22, 1957, in Kirksville...
Leota Bishop (10/10/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Leota Bishop, 87, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in Macon, Ga. She was born Feb. 27, 1919, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Arley and Ruth Lingle Karraker. She and Alfred H. Bishop were married May 2, 1937, in Alto Pass, Ill. He died Nov. 4, 1996...
Martha Crowell (10/10/06)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Martha J. Crowell, 63, of Cobden died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Dec. 4, 1942, in Cobden, daughter of Clyde E. and Geneva Wright Smith. She and Thomas E. Crowell were married March 6, 1971, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Shirley Barks (10/10/06)
Shirley Jean Barks, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at her home. She was born July 1, 1942, in Greeneville, Tenn., daughter of William and Mary Cutshaw Moore. She and David Barks were married April 7, 1968, in Mascoutah, Ill. Barks was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and VFW Auxiliary. She had worked at Rockwell International...
Chester Eaker (10/10/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Chester T. Eaker, 92, of Edwardsville, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, Ill. He was born Dec. 12, 1913, at Marble Hill (Lutesville), son of Caleb L. and Pernece E. Myers Eaker. He and Agnes Graham were married Sept. 21, 1946, in Bunker Hill, Ill. She died Jan. 1, 2003...
Jeffrey Williams (10/10/06)
Pastor Jeffrey Stephen "Jeff" Williams, 46, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1959, in Cocoa Beach, Fla., son of the late George and Edna Mae Hunt Williams. He and Abby Docken were married May 31, 1987, in Pasadena, Calif. She survives...
Jeff Williams (10/09/06)
Jeff Williams, 46, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, at his home. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Melvin Reisenbichler (10/09/06)
Melvin Reisenbichler, 85, of Three Oaks, Mich., died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 in St. Joseph, Mich. Mr. Reisenbichler was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Cape Girardeau County, the son of Rudolph and Lena (Danz) Reisenbichler. After attending Lutheran elementary school, he graduated from Jackson High School in 1940. Four years later he received his bachelor's degree from Concordia Teachers College at River Forest, Ill., and later earned his master's degree from Ball State University at Muncie, Ind...
Katherine Hill (10/09/06)
Katherine Hill, 75, of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 21, 1931, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Jessie and Ruth Spurlock Rushing. She and Donald Wayne Hill were married March 4, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died April 20, 1999...
Geralyn Buchheit (10/09/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Geralyn A. Buchheit, 49, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 20, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Bertrand Vincent and Margie Jean Brewer Mattingly. She and Gary J. Buchheit were married Nov. 8, 1975, in Perryville...
Bill Bentley (10/08/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bill Lee Bentley, 72, of Sikeston, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, where he spent his last years and was loved dearly. A special thank you because he loved them dearly...
Virginia Frenzel (10/08/06)
Virginia Jane Smith Kurka Frenzel, 91, of Cape Girardeau, passed Oct. 6, 2006, after a brief illness. Born Sept. 28, 1915, at St. Louis, Mo, she was the daughter of Joseph and Laura Langmeier Smith. She and Jere "Jerry" Emil Kurka were married Nov. 28, 1934, at St. Louis. After Jerry's death, she married John Frenzel Jr. Sept. 4, 1970, at Cape Girardeau...
Phillip Talley (10/08/06)
Phillip Talley, 28, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 6, 1977, at Dexter, Mo., son of Lou and Joy Case Talley. He and Dana Monique Lancaster were married Dec. 9, 2000, in Risco, Mo. He was a memebr of First Baptist Church of Risco and a guest member of the Malden, Mo., VFW. Talley was employed at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Pool (10/08/06)
Mary Euvon Pool, 69, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1937, in Cleburne County, Ark., daughter of Fred and May Brock Hester. She and Raymond Pool were married Aug. 2, 1952, in Paw Paw, Mich...
Will Morris (10/08/06)
Will Mason Morris Sr., 97, of East Prairie, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born June 25, 1909, in Hickman, Ky., son of Monroe C. and Flora Bessie Nichols Morris. He and Gertie Colvin Morris were married Nov. 26, 1928. She died Sept. 10, 1985...
Jimmy Johnson (10/08/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jimmy L. Johnson, 70, of Cairo died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at his son's home in Marion, Ill. Friends may call from noon until the funeral hour at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Temple Church of God in Christ in Mounds, Ill. Interment will be in the Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, with Carl Whitaker officiating...
Jesse Glenn (10/08/06)
Jesse G. Glenn, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 24, 1930, at Gerald, Ind., son of John H. and Ethel McPeek Glenn. He and Elinor J. Keiser were married Nov. 23, 1950, at Cannelton, Ind...
Aldean Hardgrave (10/07/06)
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. -- E. Aldean Hardgrave, 78, of Walnut Ridge passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. He was born April 9, 1928, at Coal Hill, Ark., son of Cade and Lula McMillin Hardgrave. He and Wilma Smith were united in marriage Jan. 9, 1954, in St. Louis...
Rev. Dallas Williams (10/07/06)
The Rev. Dallas Willard Williams, 69, of Brookfield, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. He was born July 3, 1937, in Hayti, Mo., son of Dallas and Ruth Lincoln Williams. He and Betty Hardin were married July 2, 1960...
Martha Lutes (10/07/06)
Martha E. Lutes, 80, of Millersville died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 15, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George and Elizabeth Goode. She and Jesse Lutes were married Dec. 13, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. He died Aug. 30, 1995...
Jesse Glenn (10/07/06)
Jesse G. Glenn, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. The funeral will be at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Monday.
Christine Stephens (10/07/06)
Christine E. Stephens, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 29, 1942, in New Rochelle, N.Y., daughter of Harry and Grace Heape Barry. She and Robert W. Stephens were married March 27, 1965, in Glenn Rock, N.J...
Evelyn Colbert (10/07/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Evelyn June Colbert, 77, of Chaffee died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 11, 1929, at Sturdivant, Mo., daughter of Homer and Grace Harrington Watkins. She and John W. Colbert were married July 2, 1946, in Corning, Ark. He died March 16, 1992...
Dwel Lincoln (10/07/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dwel Wayne Lincoln, 88, of Marble Hill died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born Aug. 28, 1918, at Patton, son of Miles O. and Ruth Adeline Long Lincoln. He and Juanita Limbaugh were married March 29, 1942, at Marble Hill. She died May 21, 2003...
Benjamin Horman (10/07/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Benjamin Franklin Horman, 72, of Silva, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1934, at Chaffee, son of Frederick Dewey and Mayme Christine Griffin Horman. He and Bernice Eftink were married Feb. 1, 1964...
Gilbert Theiss (10/07/06)
WITTENBERG, Mo. -- Gilbert A. Theiss, 83, of Wittenberg died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 16, 1923, at Wittenberg, son of Paul J. and Clara M. Hilpert Theiss. He and Viola F. Gerler were married Dec. 26, 1942...
Flora Mayer (10/07/06)
Flora W. Mayer, 94, of Wilton, Iowa, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at Muscatine Care Center in Muscatine, Iowa. She was born Feb. 29, 1912, at Manchester, Mo., daughter of Frank and Mary Hauhart Dependahl. She and the Rev. Joseph H. Mayer were married Sept. 16, 1938, in Manchester...
Audrey Beard (10/07/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Audrey Evelyn Beard, 94, of Marble Hill died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 23, 1912, at Scopus, Mo., daughter of Jesse F. and Doshie Jane Barnett Long. She and Walter Beard were married March 27, 1932. He died July 27, 1977...
Benjamin Horman (10/06/06)
Benjamin Horman, 72, of Silva, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006 at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. today. Funeral will be at 10 p.m. Saturday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee...
Robert Mowery (10/06/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert E. "Bob" Mowery, 81, of Anna died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 8, 1925, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Howard E. and Carrie V. Hileman Mowery. He and Louise Sprouse were married June 7, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. She died Oct. 2, 1989. He and Betty Woolridge were married Sept. 5, 1992, in Jonesboro...
Margie Blankenship (10/06/06)
Margie Marie Blankenship, 81, of Scott City died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 22, 1924, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Virgil Green and Ora Speck Watson. She and Alvin Eugene Blankenship were married March 8, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 7, 1980...
Bob Crotts (10/06/06)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Bobby Wayne "Bob" Crotts, 68, of Morley died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at Clearview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born June 2, 1938, in Lamar, Ark., son of Willie H. and Hollie Terry Crotts. He and Martha Ann Dollins were married Nov. 22, 1961, at Morley...
John Moore Sr. (10/05/06)
John B. Moore Sr., 70, of McHenry, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 14, 1935, at Commerce, Mo., son of Raymond and Zella Mae Moore. He married Nancy Wingers. Moore retired as project engineer with PCA/Tenneco in Wheeling, Ill., where he worked 35 years. He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church and a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters in McHenry...
Bonnie Roth (10/05/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bonnie K. Roth, 58, of Perryville died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 8, 1948, in Perry County, daughter of Emanuel and Conzada Hand LaRose. She and Donald Roth were married in March 1969...
Benjamin Horman (10/05/06)
Benjamin Horman, 72, of Glennon, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Mary Browning (10/05/06)
Mary Beth Browning of McAllen, Texas, was born Oct. 26, 1958, in Cape Girardeau. She went home to be with her Lord Oct. 3, 2006, in McAllen. Her parents were Robert Clifton Wood and Eula Anne Hitt Wood, originally from Delta, both deceased. Beth was raised in Delta and graduated from Delta High School in 1977. Later she attended Hannibal-LaGrange College in Hannibal, Mo., where she met her husband...
Mildred Meyr (10/05/06)
Mildred F. Meyr, 95, formerly of New Wells, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 18, 1911, at New Wells, daughter of John H. and Anna M. Winter Huttegger. She and George J. Meyr were married Feb. 8, 1931. He passed away Sept. 25, 1989...
Georgianna Papanek (10/05/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Georgianna Foster Papanek, 86, of Joliet, Ill., formerly of Olive Branch, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Rosewood Care Center in Joliet. She was born Oct. 16, 1919, in Waverly, Ill., daughter of Floyd and Georgianna Reed Dain. She and Haron Foster were married Feb. 12, 1935. He died March 22, 1956. She then married John Papanek in 1964. He died Sept. 6, 2001...
John McFall Jr. (10/04/06)
John Blanchard McFall Jr., 86, of Missouri Veterans Home died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at the veterans home. He was born March 4, 1920, at Elizabethtown, Ill., daughter of John Blanchard and Nancy Katherine Humphery McFall Sr. He and Betty Tinnon were married Aug. 4, 1941, in Charleston, Mo. She died Jan. 18, 1986...
Frieda Boettcher (10/04/06)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Frieda L. Boettcher, 85, of Altenburg died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 6, 1921, at Frohna, Mo., daughter of Henry and Helena Weber Lueders. She and Cornelius A. Boettcher were married Dec. 26, 1944...
Virgie Miles (10/04/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Virgie Mary Miles, 88, of Chaffee died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 27, 1918, at Chaffee, daughter of Herbert Lee and Nellie Jane Skelton Houseman. She and Harley S. Miles were married June 24, 1939. He died March 20, 1985...
Joseph Hale (10/04/06)
Joseph Lemro "Joe" Hale, 49, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 14, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lemro F. and Theresa Elizabeth Axtetter Hale. Hale was former owner/operator of Hale's Jewelry. He was of the Catholic belief and a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1111...
Weldon Emmons (10/04/06)
Weldon Clayborn Emmons, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Nov. 9, 1922, in Corning, Ark., son of John Timothy and Mary Griffith Emmons. Emmons was a truck driver many years. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Army, Navy and Coast Guard...
Joy Bruce (10/03/06)
Joy Bruce, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 21, 1931, in Roosevelt, Okla., daughter of Ed and Myrtle Walker Hill. She married Richard Bruce, who died June 13, 2001. Bruce worked 30 years in the accounting department at General Motors. She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church...
Melvin Lorenz (10/03/06)
Melvin A. Lorenz, 84, of Shawneetown passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 9, 1922, in Shawneetown, son of Martin and Bertha Kasten Lorenz. He and Florence Schade were married June 5, 1949, in Altenburg, Mo...
Rella Hahn (10/03/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rella M. Hahn, 79, of Chaffee died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born July 1, 1927, at Rockview, Mo., daughter of Leonard August and Lena Caroline Hoefler Tucker. She and Adolph Hahn were married Feb. 4, 1950. He died July 20, 2004...
Georgianna Papanek (10/03/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Georgianna Papanek of Joliet, Ill., formerly of Olive Branch, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Rosewood Care Center in Joliet. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur Davis (10/03/06)
Arthur Lee Davis, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 11, 1923, at Essex, Mo., son of Presley and Janie Hooker Davis. He and Melba Fern Glenn were married Feb. 12, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. She died Nov. 15, 1980...
Douglas Hancock (10/03/06)
Douglas Scott Hancock, 35, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, in a plane crash in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. He was born Sept. 8, 1971, in Okinawa, Japan, son of Paul D. and Susan L. Benbow Hancock. He and Bianca Pi were married June 10, 2000, in St. Louis...
Delores Gettings (10/02/06)
Delores "Dee" Medley Gettings, 60, of Scott City formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 21, 1946, in Delta, the daughter of the late Russell L. and Iva Driskill Medley...
Eva Davis (10/02/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eva M. Davis, 77, of Tamms, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Hardin County, Tenn., the daughter of John Henry and Beulah Flat Pearson. She and Floyd Davis were married. He died in 1974...
Melvin Lorenz (10/02/06)
Melvin A. Lorenz, 84, of Shawneetown died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown...
Winniefred Stout (10/02/06)
Winniefred C. Stout, 94, of Mound City, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 14, 1911, in New York City, daughter of James A. and Bessie Hogg Connell. She and J. Paul Stout were married and he preceded her in death...
Judd Wilson (10/02/06)
Judd W. Wilson, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 18, 1912, in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, the son of Judd E. and Mary J. Pitts Wilson. He first married Viola Wilson. She preceded him in death in December of 2000. He then married Alice M. Maple in 2002 in St. Petersburg, Fla. She preceded him in death in 2004...
Mildred Vangilder (10/01/06)
Mildred Vangilder, 87, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at Jackson Manor. She was born Aug. 30, 1919, in Pocahontas, daughter of Lawrence E. and Ruth Henderson Martin. She and Russell Vangilder were married Nov. 24, 1944. He died March 12, 1988...
Fannie Langdon (10/01/06)
Fannie C. Langdon, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 24, 1915, in St. Clair County, Mo., daughter of Jacob Eugene and Fannie Settle West. She and James Alva Langdon were married May 20, 1937, at Benton, Mo. He died Nov. 7, 1955...
Fred Tubbs (10/01/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Fred Eugene "Freddie Bender" Tubbs, 49, of Charleston died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, in Charleston. He was born May 20, 1957, at Wyatt, Mo. He worked on the river and with Dugan Farms. Survivors include his father, Fred Eugene Bender Sr. ...
Sarah Keller (10/01/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sarah Jane Keller, 90, of Perryville, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006 at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born Aug. 26, 1916 in Perry County, daughter of Joel Whitman and Pearl Heistand Cash. She and Frank Keller were married in June 1934 at Chester, Ill. He died Oct. 18, 1986...
Georgianna Papanek (10/01/06)
JOLIET, Ill. -- Georgianna Foster Papanek of Joliet, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006 ,at Rosewood Care Center in Joliet. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Judy Everly (10/01/06)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Judy A. Everly, 61, of East Prairie, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 16, 1945, at Cairo, Ill., daughter of Doyle and Melissa Marie Ellis Jordan...
Rusby Adams (10/01/06)
Rusby Gene Adams, 82, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 5, 1924, at Pocahontas, son of Archie and Elsie Moore Adams. He and Mildred Sebastian were married Oct. 31, 1947. She died Nov. 10, 1995. He married Melvadean Kiefer Aug. 5, 1999...
James McCollum (10/01/06)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- James McCollum, 87, of Paducah, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. McCollum attended Cairo schools. He served in World War II, taking part in the battle of Saipan. McCollum graduated from Indiana Technical College in Fort Wayne, Ind., with a bachelor's degree in electronic engineering. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Kappa Fraternity, the Elks Club and Cairo Baptist Church...
Homer Fuller (10/01/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Homer W. Fuller, 88, of Anna died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at his home. He was born June 6, 1918, at Harco, Ill., son of Augustus and Grace Bell Garrison Fuller. He and Juanita Brimm were married June 7, 1941, at Jackson. Fuller was a retired truck driver from Bunny Bread Co. in Anna, a member of the Anna Masonic Lodge AF&AM, a member of Teamsters Local 347, a member of the men's auxiliary of VFW Post 3455 and past member of Anna Moose Lodge 1346...
Judd Wilson (10/01/06)
Judd W. Wilson, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Walker Hill Cemetery at Grand Tower, Ill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Allison (10/01/06)
Paul Leonard Allison, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 27, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Robert William and Christine Glueck Allison. He and Catherine Gaither Allison were married on Sept. 5, 1961, in Cape Girardeau...