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Obituaries from December 2006

Lucille Trickey (12/31/06)
Lucille M. Trickey, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 25, 1913, in Whitewater, daughter of Shelby Strong and Cora Mae Spradling Strong. She and Hugh L. Trickey were married Nov. 19, 1937, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 2, 1953...
Harvey Van Matre (12/30/06)
Harvey David Van Matre, 76, of Watson, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, Ill. He was born April 5, 1930, at Messler, Mo., son of Herbert D. and Goldie Price Van Matre. He and Patricia Schwermine were married in 1950. He and Patricia Choate were married July 15, 2006...
Donald Miller Sr. (12/30/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Donald Wayne Miller Sr., 69, of Brighton, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Ill. He was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Tamms, son of Charles and Leota Nelson Miller. He married Peggy Sellers...
Jean Nea (12/30/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jean Beard Nea, 90, of Charleston, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 29, 1915, at Bunkum, Ill., to the late Walter H. and Lurlyne Moore Beard. A graduate of Miss Hickey's Secretarial School in St. Louis, she lived in St. Louis most of her life, and then moved to Charleston in 1976. She was of the Methodist belief...
Joseph Heisserer (12/29/06)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Joseph A. "Joe" Heisserer, 67, of New Hamburg died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 20, 1939, at Kelso, Mo., son of Joseph Phillip and Coletta L. Glastetter Heisserer. He and Clare Bucher were married Oct. 1, 1960...
Chloe Zinger (12/29/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Chloe Elizabeth Zinger, 10 months, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, due to post transplant complications. She was born Jan. 24, 2006, in Kansas City, Kan. Survivors include her parents, Casey and Sarah Hale Zinger of Omaha, Neb.; maternal grandparents, Jimmy and Michelle Hale of Thebes, Bambi Adams of Rivesville, W.Va.; and paternal grandparents, Jon and Sherri Zinger of Tempe, Ariz...
Julie Hoff (12/29/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Julie Ann Hoff, 36, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born Sept. 8, 1970, in Chester, Ill., daughter of Stanley P. Grantham and Terry Reed. She and Harold S. Hoff were married in June 1998...
Raymond Axley (12/29/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Raymond O. "Ray" Axley, 75, of Mounds died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. He was born Aug. 9, 1931, in Tamms, Ill., son of Will and Frances Hicks Axley. Axley was a retired house painter. Survivors include two brothers, William Axley of Wickliffe, Ky., Charles Axley of Mounds; and a sister, Joan Axley of Mounds...
Ellen Onderdonk (12/29/06)
Ellen "Nellie" Onderdonk, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born July 29, 1909, in Perry County, daughter of August and Mary Florence McCauley Cissell. She and Virgil J. Hoffman were married Aug. 16, 1928. He died Jan. 1, 1969. She then married Lester Gibbar Dec. 6, 1972. He died Dec. 5, 1975. She and Albert "Red" Onderdonk were married Oct. 2, 1979. He died April 7, 1983...
Charlotte Wade (12/29/06)
Charlotte Elizabeth Swan Wade, 71, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Otis G. and Verneda Coates Swan. She married Robert G. Wade. Wade was employed as a licensed practical nurse for more than 51 years. A graduate of John S. Cobb High School in Cape Girardeau, Wade attended Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral...
James Calhoun (12/29/06)
ELDON, Mo. -- James Everett "Bake" Calhoun, 94, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, in Jefferson City, Mo. Born Nov. 26, 1912, in Matthews, Mo., son of the late James Frederick "Fritz" and Nancy Louise Wilburn Calhoun, he was a farmer and former member of First Baptist Church of Sikeston, Mo. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Eldon...
Dorcas Russell (12/28/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dorcas Mae Russell, 73, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 7, 1933, in Cincinnati, Ohio, daughter of Henry Ira and Carrie Etta Wall Lawless. She and Charles Russell were married Oct. 10, 1952, in Jeffersonville, Ind. He died Nov. 15, 2002...
Joe Heisserer (12/28/06)
Joe A. Heisserer, 67, of New Hamburg, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arragnements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Iola Massie (12/28/06)
Iola Massie, 83, of Grand Chain, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 22 at the Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29 at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. Services for Massie will be held at noon Sat. Dec. 20 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Green Lawn Memorial Garden in Villa Ridge, Ill. with Alton Carter officiating...
Jerry Bridges (12/28/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Jerry Bridges, 65, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 19, 1941, in Tamms, Ill., son of William Lloyd and Edna Mae Bracken Bridges. He and Elizabeth Medearis were married Nov. 3, 2005...
Irene West (12/28/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Irene H. West, 89, of Anna died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born July 8, 1917, in Anna, daughter of Tullie and Annie Clyde Bird Hess. She and F. Wayne West were married Oct. 31, 1937, in Anna. He died April 5, 2000...
James Calhoun (12/28/06)
James Everett "Bake" Calhoun, 94, of Eldon, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at Jefferson City, Mo. He was born Nov. 26, 1912, at Matthews, Mo., son of the late James Frederick "Fritz" Calhoun and Nancy Louise Wilburn Calhoun. He and Evia Hannah McKenzie were married on Jan. 29, 1934, at Matthews...
Lewis Ward (12/28/06)
Lewis F. Ward, 88, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died Thursday, December 21, 2006. He was born Dec. 31, 1917, in Harbor Springs, Mich., son of Arthur and Edna Blackman Ward. He and Erna Vogt were married Oct. 24, 1944, in Flint, Mich. She died July 6, 1992. He then married Izetta Van Camp. She survives...
Virginia Dominges (12/28/06)
BETHALTO, Ill. -- Virginia L. Dominges, 93, of Bethalto died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Ill. She was born Oct. 4, 1913, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of Thomas and Annetta Smith Carney. She and Harold Dominges were married Nov. 12, 1936, in Cairo, Ill. He preceded her in death May 25, 1984...
James Ballentine (12/27/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James L. Ballentine, 64, of Cairo died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at the home of his sister and caregiver in Hodges Park, Ill. He was born Nov. 9, 1942, son of Joe Willie and Isola Batts Ballentine. Ballentine moved back to Southern Illinois in 1975 and later became employed at Burkart Foam Plant...
Betty Brown (12/27/06)
Betty M. Brown, 82, of Bethalto, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Jackson, daughter of Willis and Leona Mae Slinkard Orrell. She and Paul Brown were married March 9, 1940, at Marble Hill, Mo. Formerly of Jackson, Brown worked 23 years at the former Jackson Hosiery Mill, was a meter maid with Jackson Police Department seven years and retired in 1986 from Rexall Drugs. ...
Franklin Baker Sr. (12/27/06)
Franklin D. Baker Sr., 62, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Lutheran Hospital. He was born May 23, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. Baker was a machine operator with International Paper 33 years, retiring in 2006. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Monique Evans of Jackson, Moinea Lopez of Fort Wayne; two sons, Carey and Franklin Baker Jr. ...
Julia Walker (12/27/06)
Julia Barbara Walker, 84, of Fort Collins, Colo., died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at her home. She was born May 23, 1922, in Atlantic City, N.J., daughter of John and Elizabeth Bucci De George. She and Everett "Bud" Walker were married March 6, 1943, in Atlantic City. He died Sept. 15,1998...
Marilyn Vaughn (12/27/06)
Marilyn Sue Vaughn, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 21, 1940, in Hillsboro, Mo., daughter of Ervin R. and Bertha Ellen Williams Mullins. She and Stanley Vaughn were married Aug. 15, 1966, in Perryville, Mo...
Dorothy Aldrich (12/27/06)
Dorothy Ann Wilson Aldrich, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 4, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of Voris and Farrie Campbell Wilson. She and the Rev. Paul Aldrich, pastor of First Church of the Nazarene from 1971 to 1976, were married Feb. 10, 1951. He died May 14, 1996, after 45 years of marriage...
Virginia Wylder (12/27/06)
Virginia Mae Wylder, 79, of Scott City died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 11, 1927, in St. Louis, daughter of Otto Charles and Rosiena Philemena Zoellner Heisserer. She and Everett Harold Wylder were married Oct. 24, 1942, at Benton, Mo. He died Dec. 4, 1975...
Richard Holekamp Sr. (12/27/06)
Richard F. Holekamp Sr., 88, of Jackson died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Monticello House. He was born Jan. 28, 1918, in St. Louis, son of Julius Robert and Emilie Duboise Holekamp. Richard was employed by the state of Missouri Department of Conservation 37 1/2 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Society of American Foresters, Soil Conservation Society, Boy Scouts of America, and American Legion Post 158 in Jackson...
Cora Oberbeck (12/27/06)
Cora B. Oberbeck, 87, of Jackson died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Monticello House. She was born Aug. 25, 1919, in Tilsit, daughter of Gustav and Lydia Burgfeld Best. She and Clarence A. Oberbeck were married Dec. 30, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 12, 2000...
Joy Curry (12/27/06)
Joy Lee Curry, 40, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lorimier Cemetery, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Raymond Sexton (12/26/06)
Raymond David Sexton, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 14, 1921, in New York City, New York. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements...
Robert Roeger (12/26/06)
Robert "Bob" Warren Roeger, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at his residence in Cape Girardeau after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 26, 1956, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the son of Warren and Beverly Bradford Roeger...
Irma Hill (12/26/06)
Irma Stewart Hill, 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Osceola, Neb. She was the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Wolfe) Stewart. She married W. Victor Hill on July 20, 1946, in Washington, D.C. He preceded her death on Feb. 27, 1987...
Robert Pitts Sr. (12/26/06)
Mr. Robert Eugene "Bob" Pitts Sr., 45, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1961, at Anna, Ill., the son of Jack Lee and Barbara Clutts Pitts. He was married to Marcia M. McCann on April 16, 1981, at Anna, Ill., Marcia died Dec. 21, 2006...
Ashley Rogers (12/26/06)
Ashley Nicole Rogers, 20, of Hayti, Mo., died Dec. 20, 2006, in Cape Girardeau. Ashley was a 2004 graduate of North Pemiscot High School and had attended Southeast Missouri State University. She was currently attending Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center and working at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital as a respiratory technician. She was a member of Gamma Sigma Sigma and a member of Hayti First United Methodist Church...
Joy Curry (12/26/06)
Joy Lee Curry, 40, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at her Cape Girardeau residence. She was born May 16, 1966, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Laurel and Eunice (Farmer) Curry. She was employed by Southeast Missouri State University as a custodian. She was a member of Baptist Faith...
Marcia Pitts (12/26/06)
Mrs. Marcia M. Pitts, 43, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006 at her home. She was born July 25, 1963, in Anna, Ill., the daughter of Lloyd and Betty Linton McCann. She was married to Robert Eugene "Bob" Pitts on April 16, 1981, in Anna, Ill. Bob died Dec. 21, 2006...
Julia Walker (12/24/06)
Julia Barbara Walker, 84, formerly of Scott City died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at her home in Fort Collins, Colo. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Bonnie Lee Edwards (12/24/06)
Bonnie Lee Edwards, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 13, 1958, in Glendale, Calif., the daughter of Levi and Jeanette (Bass) Cushman. She and Jim A. Edwards were married on July 21, 1979, in Hacienda Heights, Calif...
Woodrow Wilson (12/24/06)
Woodrow "Woodie" Wilson, 88, died peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at his home in Santa Fe, N.M., after a lengthy illness. Woodie, as he was known to family and friends, was born to Robert Smith Wilson and Bessie Lee Harper in Bernie, Mo., June 22, 1918. He had lived in Santa Fe since 1959...
Marilyn Sue Vaughn (12/24/06)
Marilyn Sue Vaughn, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Grace Johns (12/24/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Grace Louise Walker Johns, 79, of Jonesboro died on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 21, 1927, at Bald Knob, Ark., daughter of Charles Alfred and Milford Lucile Sharp Walker...
Robert Roeger (12/24/06)
Robert "Bob" Warren Roeger, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at his residence in Cape Girardeau after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 26, 1956, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the son of Warren and Beverly Bradford Roeger...
Clyde Flaker (12/24/06)
Clyde Frank Flaker, 84, formerly of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at the Lenoir Nursing Home in Columbia, Mo. He was born on Sept. 8, 1922, at Florissant, Mo., the son of Carl B. and Catherine Ebesmeyer Flaker. He was a jeweler. He was a member of the Elks Club, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA certified) and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer...
Bonnie Edwards (12/23/06)
Bonnie Edwards, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Brown (12/23/06)
Betty M. Brown, 82, of Bethalto, Ill., formerly of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Arline Stuckey (12/23/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Arline Stuckey, 79, of Benton died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 13, 1927, at Caruth, Mo., daughter of Sidney and Damie Harmon Felker. She and Clarence "Sam" Stuckey were married Feb. 11, 1948, at Benton. He died June 25, 1990...
Paul Long (12/22/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James Paul Long, 51, of Butner, N.C., died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, in Butner. He was born June 14, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of James Lee and Joyce Dowd Long. He and Cindy Hudson were married in 1983 at Fredericktown, Mo. Long was a tuckpointer...
James Ballentine (12/22/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James L. Ballentine, 64, of Cairo died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at the home of a sister in Hodges Park, Ill. Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby Lukefahr (12/22/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruby H. Lukefahr, 93, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born March 21, 1913, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of Henry and Susan Hotop Pingel. She and Herbert G. Lukefahr were married Oct. 7, 1931. He died March 25, 1985...
Anthony Jamar (12/22/06)
Anthony Douglas Charles "Tony" Jamar, 65, of Chelsea, Okla., died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. Jamar lived in Cape Girardeau from 1975 to 2000. Private family service will be held today at Chelsea Funeral Home in Chelsea...
Roger Berkbigler (12/22/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Roger Berkbigler, 55, formerly of Perryville, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 29, 1951, at Perryville, son of Arthur and Anita Wingerter Berkbigler. Berkbigler was a retired truck driver...
Irene Welge (12/22/06)
CHESTER, Ill. -- Irene Welge, 86, of Chester passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at Memorial Hospital in Chester. She was born May 17, 1920, in Potter, Neb., daughter of Theodore and Golda Wills Buck. She and William O. Welge were married Aug. 30, 1941, in Chester. He preceded her in death Dec. 21, 1987...
Olinda Aug (12/21/06)
Olinda R. Aug, 98, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Care Center. She had been a resident of the Chateau for 27 years, and had been one of their first residents. She was born Nov. 15, 1908, in New Haven, Mo., daughter of William and Henrietta Werner. She and Alphons P. Aug, (who was superintendent of Superior Electric for many years), were married June 22, 1935, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death Aug. 18, 1959...
Marie Ray (12/21/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Essie Marie Ray, 81, of Benton died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 15, 1925, at East Prairie, Mo., daughter of John and Ethel Woods Buttery. She and Auda Cecil "AC" Ray were married Sept. 3, 1939, in New Madrid, Mo. He died May 11, 1996...
Gilbert Edwards (12/21/06)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Gilbert Owen Edwards, 83, of Olmsted died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. He was born Oct. 6, 1923, at Villa Ridge, Ill., son of Charles Owen and Jacoba Knupp Edwards. He and Rose Edith Brashear were married March 21, 1947, in Olmsted...
Robert Redfern (12/21/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Robert "Bob" Redfern, 77, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 14, 1929, at Chaffee, son of Robert H. and Iris Eileen Proffer Redfern. He and Vera Mae Westrich were married Jan. 31, 1953. Redfern was a self-employed electrician, formerly owned Ace Trash Service and Ace Package in Chaffee, and had been a security guard with Wolsey Investigation. He was a veteran. He was a member of VFW Post 3127 and American Legion Post 389 in Chaffee...
Parlie O'Neal (12/21/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Parlie O'Neal, 100, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Day Star Care Center. She was born in Hamburg, Tenn., daughter of Lyter Kendrick and Lilly Woods. She first married George Williams. She later married Willie O'Neal. O'Neal was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Mounds, Ill., and was a former member of the choir...
Ruby Stoffregen (12/21/06)
Ruby G. Stoffregen, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 16, 1911, at Friedheim, daughter of Norbert and Clara Dickman Sewing. She and Frank Stoffregen were married Nov. 25, 1969. He died in 1980...
Mildred Archer (12/21/06)
Mildred Dorothy Archer, 81, of Jackson died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Jackson Manor. She was born June 5, 1925, in Greenup, Ill., daughter of Benjamin and Bertha Gressell Shiels. She and Ray Archer were married Oct. 18, 1947. Archer was a 1943 graduate of Casey High School in Casey, Ill. ...
Allen Young (12/21/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James Allen Young, 36, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, in an automobile accident on Route Z in Gordonville. He was born Jan. 6, 1970, in Cape Girardeau, son of James L. and Joyce L. James Young. Young was a graduate of Woodland High School. He was an ironworker and welder at Manac Trailers in Oran, Mo. He was a member of Scopus Church of Christ...
Marie Ray (12/20/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Essie Marie Ray, 81, of Benton died Tuesday Dec. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral chapel, with burial at Dogwood Cemetery at Dogwood, Mo...
Ruby Denton (12/20/06)
Ruby Denton, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 6, 1916, in Wright County, Mo., daughter of Jesse Edward and Bertha Alice Cravens Webb. She and Frank Denton were married Dec. 7, 1968, in Farmington, Mo...
Robert Redfern (12/20/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Robert E. Redfern, 77, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Parlie O'Neal (12/20/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Parlie O'Neal, 100, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. Massie Funeral Home in Mounds is in charge of arrangements.
Walter Koehler (12/20/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Walter Elwood Koehler, 77, of Tamms died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 8, 1929, in St. Louis, son of Walter Edward and Grace Vititoe Koehler. He married Marie Bradshaw. Koehler retired from Continental Can in Crystal City, Mo., and had also been a truck driver. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Tamms and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Festus, Mo...
Cordia Nebel (12/20/06)
Cordia Elda Stueve Nebel, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 7, 1918, in Altenburg, Mo, daughter of Ernst August and Ida Emilie Weber Stueve. She and Fred R. Nebel were married Nov. 21, 1943, at Trinity Lutheran Church...
Marie Comeau (12/20/06)
Marie Corinne Comeau, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dexter Cemetery, with the Rev. David Dohogne officiating. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Joy McIntosh (12/20/06)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Joy McIntosh, 78, of Mehlville, Mo., passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at Cory Manor Nursing Home in Fenton, Mo. She was born March 3, 1928, at Zalma, daughter of Otney and Eunice Slater Colbert. She and Wayne McIntosh were married July 18, 1970, at Dexter, Mo...
Shelby Kiehne (12/20/06)
Shelby Elaine Kiehne, infant daughter of Mark and Julie Menz Kiehne of Jackson, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 14, 2006. Survivors include her parents; maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Carla and Rob Scheper of Gordonville; maternal grandfather Kenneth Menz of Morley, Mo.; maternal great-grandmother, Levella Gold of Dexter, Mo.; maternal great-stepgrandparents, Phyllis Scheper, and Bob and Glenda Scheper, all of Jackson; paternal grandparents, Larry and Lois Kiehne of Jackson; and paternal great-grandmother, Elma Hopkins of Olive Branch, Ill.. ...
Ruth Underwood (12/20/06)
Ruth B. Underwood, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1916, in Marquand, Mo., daughter of Walter Leonard and Zettie Starkey Edwards. She and Grover Iahn were married in 1937. He died in 1959. She later married Gilbert Underwood in 1967. He died in 1984...
Ruby Denton (12/19/06)
Ruby Denton, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at The Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Hubert Biehle (12/19/06)
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Hubert J. Biehle, 87, formerly of Biehle, Mo., and Perryville, Mo., passed away into the hope of Christ's resurrection Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was born Dec. 11, 1918, at Biehle, son of Henry and Catherine Behrle Biehle. He and Vivian Salelby were married May 16, 1966. She survives...
Robert Johnson (12/19/06)
Robert R. "Bob" Johnson, 82, of St. Louis, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at his home in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Advance, son of Charles E. Johnson and Lillie D. Edwards. He and Glenda M. Dunn were married...
Phyllis Moroni (12/19/06)
Phyllis June Barron Moroni, 92, of Oran, Mo., was born June 19, 1914, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Felix Paul and Edith Anna Marie Johnson Barron and passed away Dec. 17, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Phyllis had completed nurses training at St. Anthony's Hospital in Chicago. She had been a registered nurse as well as a homemaker. She was a member of the Home Extension Club...
Walter Koehler (12/19/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Walter Koehler, 77, of Tamms died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The Revs. Kenneth Johnson and Carl Fisher will officiate, with burial at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens...
Ruby Rogers (12/19/06)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Ruby M. Rogers, 81, of Portageville died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born May 13, 1925, in Bearcreek, Ala., daughter of Frank and Lela Gaddis Cagle. She and James P. Saulter were married, and he died Oct. 14, 1967. She then married James Rogers on Feb. 16, 1970, at Hayti, Mo...
Luella Hobbs (12/19/06)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Luella Hobbs, 85, of Portageville died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born June 27, 1921, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of William and Teresa Biler Cravens. She and Stowell Hobbs were married Jan. 3, 1950, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Jan. 18, 1986...
Georgetta Vincent (12/19/06)
Georgetta Vincent, 83, of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of George and Marie Hunsaker Ury. She and Walter Leon "John" Vincent were married June 11, 1943, in Jonesboro. He died May 2, 1988...
Patricia Carroll (12/17/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Patricia Louise Carroll, 72, of Sikeston died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born July 18, 1934, at Cape Girardeau. She and Lloyd Duke Carroll were married Sept. 9, 1957. He died Nov. 1, 2001. Survivors include two sons, Lloyd Carroll Jr. of Charleston, Mo., and Charlie King; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild...
Cecil Dunn (12/17/06)
SULPHUR, Ky. -- Cecil Fay Dunn, 82, of Sulphur, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at her home. She was born April 18, 1924, at Egypt Mills, Mo., daughter of Benjamin Frederick and Clara Louise Niedling Exler. She and Clarence W. Ervin were married. He died. She and Raymond J. Dunn were married. He died in May 1986...
Charles Lichtenegger (12/17/06)
Charles J. Lichtenegger, 96 of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec, 16, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Jackie Brewington (12/16/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jackie Lee Brewington, 70, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, in Yuma, Ariz. He was born April 24, 1936, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Barney G. and Lester Mae King Brewington. He and Beverly Anne Austin were married March 29, 1979, in Perryville...
Cecil Dunn (12/16/06)
Cecil Fay Dunn, 82, of Sulphur, Ky., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Billy Washam (12/16/06)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Billy Joe Washam, 57, of Miller City died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Jan. 13, 1948, in Cairo, Ill., son of Herbert and Mary Harget Washam. Washam was a self-employed welder. ...
Anna Balsman (12/16/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Anna Maudell Balsman, 87, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Oct. 19, 1919, in Perry County, daughter of Theodore B. Lukefahr and Mary Julia Valleroy Lukefahr. She and Earl T. Balsman were married May 12, 1945, at Highland, Mo...
Shirley Bode (12/16/06)
Shirley Jean Bode, 82, of Boise, Idaho, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Boise Samaritan Lutheran Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Boise. She had been a resident there since 2001. She was born July 6, 1924, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Alvin P. and Grace Wagster Denton. She and Palmer Herman Bode were married Oct. 1, 1940, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He died Oct. 24, 1992...
Rev. Ellis Grant (12/16/06)
The Rev. Ellis Albert Grant, 68, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 23, 1938, in Lutesville, Mo., one of seven children of the Rev. Paul M. and Furn E. Eaker Grant. He and Ruth Ann Gould were married Dec. 21, 1958...
Glen Bentley (12/16/06)
VANDUSER, Mo. -- Glen Allen Bentley, 45, of Vanduser died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Aug. 26, 1961, son of Glen Arthur and Jean Evelyn Nordin Bentley. He and Brenda Foster were married June 1, 1999. Formerly of Chaffee, he was a 1980 graduate of Chaffee High School. After graduation he joined the U.S. Army Reserve...
Virginia Jones (12/16/06)
Virginia Evelyn Jones, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at Life Care Center. She was born Oct. 6, 1913, in Whitewater, daughter of Alexander and Martha Alva Dirden Willa. She was first married to Monroe Blumenberg. He died Jan. 28, 1948. She later married Howard Jones Feb. 24, 1949. He died Aug. 30, 1987...
Harvey Williams (12/16/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Harvey D. "Dale" Williams, 67, of Joliet, Ill., formerly of Olive Branch, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. He was born March 26, 1939, in Olive Branch, son of Virgil and Muriel Smiley Williams. He married Evelyn Foster, who survives...
Joshua McHugh (12/18/06)
HOUSE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Joshua Michael McHugh, 22, of House Springs, formerly of Jackson died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was born Jan. 30, 1984, in Tulsa, Okla., son of Michael Robert and Evelyn Bernice Wiseman McHugh...
Robert Whistler (12/18/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert M. Whistler, 54, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born Dec. 17, 1951, in Perryville, son of William John and Lillian Mary Bert Whistler. Whistler was a retired lab supervisor from the Menard State Penitentiary...
Walter Koehler (12/18/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Walter Koehler, 77, of Tamms, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Mildred Archer (12/18/06)
Mildred Archer, 81, of Jackson died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
T. Paul Gleeson Jr. (12/18/06)
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- T. Paul Gleeson Jr., of Chesterfield, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006. He was married to Mary Franciscus Gleeson, who preceded him in death. Gleeson was a Navy fighter pilot in World War II. He was employed at McDonnell Aircraft as an engineer and project manager. ...
Paul Pruitt (12/18/06)
Paul Emil Pruitt, 88, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 28, 1918, in Whitewater, the son of Emil C. and Katie (Pittman) Pruitt. He and Alice "Q Belle" McDaniel were married on Dec. 13, 1941, in Perryville, Mo. She preceded him in death on April 10, 1995...
Charles Lichtenegger (12/18/06)
Charles Joseph Lichtenegger, 86, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 27, 1920, in Pocahontas, the son of Henry Edward and Mable Henneretta Swan Lichtenegger. He and Geneva Brown were married on Nov. 22, 1942, in Pocahontas. She survives...
Harlan Petzoldt (12/15/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harlan L. Petzoldt, 77, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 9, 1929, at New Wells, Mo., son of Anton and Edna Koenig Petzoldt. He and Shirley Meyer were married Nov. 4, 1960...
Dewitte Myer (12/15/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Dewitte Ardell Myer, 88, of Benton died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 15, 1918, at Neelys Landing, son of Clarence D. and Estillee Clingingsmith Myer. He and Mary Alvina Weissmueller were married July 31, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. She died April 6, 2005...
Rev. Ellis Grant (12/15/06)
The Rev. Ellis Albert Grant, 68, of Jackson died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at his home. He was born June 23, 1938, in Lutesville, Mo., son of the Rev. Paul M. and Furn E. Eaker Grant. He and Ruth Ann Gould were married Dec. 21, 1958. Grant was inducted into the U.S. Army Oct. 18, 1961. He was honorably discharged Oct. 17, 1963...
Hilda Meyer (12/15/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda Wilhelmina Meyer, 89, of Perryville died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 16, 1917, at Uniontown, Mo., daughter of Louis and Julian N. Ponder Schott. She and Anton B. Meyer were married Nov. 6, 1937. He died March 28, 1954...
Shirley Kinder (12/15/06)
Shirley Ann Kinder, 65, of Scott City died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 8, 1941, at Froemsdorf, Mo., daughter of William Marion and Mary Isabelle Brock Biggs. She first married Johnie B. Cotner in 1957. She later married Claude Kinder Jr. Nov. 12, 1975. He died Dec. 24, 1981...
Wesley Brown (12/15/06)
Wesley E. Brown, 62, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 18, 1944, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., son of Paul E. and Nellie Marie Stanley Brown. The family lived near Neelys Landing...
Corinne Comeau (12/15/06)
Corinne Comeau, 86, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, in New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Roy Hachey. She and Dr. Richard A. Comeau were married in 1942. He died in 1992...
Marie Comeau (12/14/06)
Marie Corinne Comeau, 86, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Leo Swink (12/14/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Leo W. Swink, 79, of Anna died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at his home. He was born March 30, 1927, in Anna, son of Charles and Mary Smoot Swink. He and LaWanda Stone were married Dec. 11, 1944, in Carbondale, Ill. Swink was sanitation supervisor 40 years at Bunny Bread in Anna. He was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church...
Virginia Tuschhoff (12/14/06)
Virginia Ruth Tuschhoff, 64, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 7, 1942, at Daisy, daughter of Clarence L. and Minnie Friese Tuschhoff. Tuschhoff was a 1960 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She worked at International Shoe Co. in Jackson from 1966 to 1989, and then was a salesperson for Billie's Place in Oak Ridge. She was a member of Oak Ridge United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school...
Harvey Williams (12/14/06)
JOLIET, Ill. -- Harvey D. "Dale" Williams, 67, of Joliet, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Maria Gamel (12/14/06)
HILLSBORO, Mo. -- Maria S. Gamel, 86, of Hillsboro died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at The Villas in DeSoto, Mo. She was born May 2, 1920, in Kikinda, Yugoslavia, daughter of Martin and Susanna Gross. She married Eugene Gamel, who preceded her in death. Gamel had been a seamstress at Bridal Originals in St. Louis. She was a member of First Christian Church in Hillsboro...
Fred Wehmeyer Sr. (12/14/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Fred J. Wehmeyer Sr., 84, of Carbondale, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at the Rehab and Care Center of Jackson County in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born Dec. 3, 1922, in Thebes, son of Fred and Pearl VanDyke Wehmeyer. He and Novella Hilferding were married Sept. 12, 1942. She died June 30, 1979...
Georgia Goulding (12/13/06)
Georgia Goulding, 93, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at Primrose Place Nursing Home in Springfield. She was born Aug. 22, 1913, in Shiloh, Mo., daughter of William and Amelia Rhyne Greene. She and David Goulding were married April 17, 1953 in St. Louis...
Emma Bohannon (12/13/06)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Emma Julia Bohannon, 80, of Morehouse died Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, at her home. She was born April 12, 1926, in Neshoba, Miss., to William Andrew and Julia Rebecca Everett Jackson. She married Alton Bohannon Jan. 18, 1945, in Philadelphia, Miss...
Mary Johnson (12/13/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Betty Kleb Johnson was born in Cairo May 22, 1918. She was baptized in the Church of the Redeemer -- the Episcopal Church -- where she was raised and then married. She died at Daystar Care Center in Cairo the afternoon of Monday, Dec. 11, 2006...
Michael Biri Sr. (12/13/06)
Michael W. "Mike" Biri Sr., 50, of Jackson passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 22, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, son of John and Alma Christy Biri. He and Brenda Diane Seabaugh were married Feb. 22, 1975, in Cape Girardeau...
Glenna Duncan (12/13/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Glenna Duncan, 89, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 8, 1917, in Bee Branch, Ark., daughter of Adrain and Mealie Hogue Guiling. She and E.M. Duncan were married Aug. 5. 1934, in Bee Branch. He died Oct. 9, 1986...
James Bobbitt (12/13/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James Howard Bobbitt, 53, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 22, 1952, in St. Louis, son of Emery and Ann Bobbitt. He and Deborah Maxey were married Aug. 10, 1996, at Festus, Mo. Bobbitt was a mechanic...
Alleene Mowery (12/13/06)
Alleene Mowery, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born July 14, 1911, daughter of Samuel and Delpha Ann Dillard Littlejohn. She married Harley "Raymond" Mowery Aug. 22, 1928, in Waterloo, Ill. He died July 15, 1987...
Rose Schrader (12/12/06)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Rose M. Schrader, 46, of Sturdivant died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 3, 1960, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Roy and Mary Rogers Whittley. She and Jeff Schrader were married on March 17, 1985, at Zalma, Mo...
Flora Richmond (12/12/06)
PARMA, Mo. -- Flora Parline Baker Richmond, 84, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at her home in Parma. She was born May 9, 1942, at Portageville, Mo., daughter of Lloyd Howard and Pearl Eve Farley Wells. She and Timothy Richmond were married March 11, 2005, at Piggott, Ark...
Carl Rendleman (12/12/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Carl E. Rendleman, 77, of Jonesboro died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Sept. 25, 1929, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Henry C. and Maude Ella Colp Rendleman. He and Marguerite Jane Farrar were married April 30, 1951, in Wolf Lake. She died May 9, 2003...
Barbara Mears (12/12/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Barbara J. Mears, 67, of Perryville died Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 18, 1939, at Carterville, Ill., daughter of Alec and Reba Bollinger Gladden. Mears worked as a CNA for several nursing homes and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Peoria, Ill...
James Bobbitt (12/11/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. --James Howard Bobbitt of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville.
Lois Robertson (12/11/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lois Faye Robertson, 66, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born Aug. 24, 1940, in Stuttgart, Ark., daughter of Clifton and Lydia Crank Leirer. Robertson was a member of the Church of Christ Faith...
Elfrieda Strickert (12/11/06)
Elfrieda Strickert, 81, of Jackson died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 17, 1925, in Worland, Wyo., daughter of Rev. Hugo and Edna Neimeier Hoyer. She and Arnold Strickert were married May 7, 1947, in Fairmont, Okla...
Inez Ranson (12/11/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Inez T. Ranson, 91, of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. She was born Jan. 24, 1915, in Ursa, Ill., daughter of Arthur Lee and Ermal Anderson Trent. She and Clement "Clem" Ranson were married on March 1, 1936, in Quincy, Ill. He died July 15, 1985...
Melba Myers (12/10/06)
Melba C. Myers, 80, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at John Knox Village Care Center in Kansas City. She was born Aug. 15, 1926, in Zalma, Mo., daughter of Harley W. and Clessie M. White Myers. Melba taught school for seven years in Malden, Mo., four years in Jackson and 26 years in Cape Girardeau, with most of those years as a Spanish teacher. ...
Robert Lindsey (12/10/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert M. Lindsey, 9 months, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 2006, at St. Louis, son of Matthew R. Lindsey and Amanda Cooper. Survivors include his parents of Perryville; paternal grandmother, Connie Kirkover of Chester, Ill.; maternal grandmother, Tressa Cooper of Fredericktown, Mo.; maternal grandfather, Ed Bone Sr.; paternal great-grandparents, Harley and Nancy Kirkover of Chester; maternal great-grandmother, Jeanne O'Cull of Grand Tower, Ill.. ...
Julius Allen (12/10/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Julius Landrith "Lanny" Allen, 65, of Sikeston died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Nov. 6, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ernest Clifford and Geneva Kluesner Allen. Allen was employed for 38 years at AT&T and Southwestern Bell Telephone. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Eagles Aerie 3319 and the American Legion...
Carrie Phillips (12/10/06)
Carrie L. Phillips, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 14, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Hosea and Anna Bell Self O'Daniell. She and Otis Phillips were married on April 1, 1944, in Piggott, Ark. He died Aug. 30, 2001...
Virgie Barlow (12/10/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Virgie Barlow Jackson, 88, of Anna died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at her home. She was born May 12, 1918, at Cypress, Ill., daughter of George and Lula Gore Mangrum. She and Loren S. Barlow were married Dec. 30, 1933, in Cobden, Ill. He died Aug. 5, 1982. She and Jewell Jackson were married March 15, 1983, in Anna. He died Aug. 8, 2001...
Melba Hillis (12/10/06)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Melba Lee Hillis, 79, of Gideon died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born on Dec. 19, 1926, at Clarkton, Mo., daughter of A.D. and Nettie Langston House. She and Clarence Hillis were married May 28, 1943, at Campbell, Mo...
Daisy Hahs (12/10/06)
HIGH RIDGE, Mo. -- Daisy M. Hahs, 96, of High Ridge died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1910, at Patton, Mo., daughter of Pinkney and Rella Seabaugh Brotherton. Hahs was a member of Fellowship First Baptist Church of High Ridge...
Alex Johnson (12/09/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alex Matthew Johnson, 20, of Sikeston died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, in an automobile accident on County Road 333, three miles east of Benton, Mo. He was born Jan. 1, 1986, in Cape Girardeau, son of Michael Deverist and Angelia Kay Grimes Johnson...
Mary Prost (12/09/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Margaret Prost, 79, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 30, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank and Alice Simpson Schafer. She and Merlin "Bob" Prost were married Feb. 16, 1952, in Cape Girardeau...
Arvel Long (12/09/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Arvel Omer Long, 70, of Benton died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 2, 1936, in Wickliffe, Ky., son of Byoma and Addie May Wilson Long. He and Doris Ann Gore were married Jan. 4, 1972, in West Lebanon, Ind. Long was a farmer with Tongate Farms in Sikeston, Mo. He attended Unity Baptist Church in Benton...
Carrie Phillips (12/09/06)
Carrie L. Phillips, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Viola Mayfield (12/09/06)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Viola Marie Mayfield, 93, of Sedgewickville died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 4, 1913, at Sedgewickville, daughter of Curb and Flora Statler. She and Earl Mayfield were married in July 1931. He died Aug. 30, 1982...
Bernard Recker (12/09/06)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Bernard W. Recker, 89, of Portageville died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1917, in Portageville, son of August and Francis Warneke Recker. He and Dolores Gill were married Nov. 28, 1936, in Portageville...
Garry Schearf (12/08/06)
Garry Schearf, 56, of Delta departed this world Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, for an extended stay in paradise. He was born May 2, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to Phillip "Gene" Schearf and Enid Alice Campbell Schearf of Delta. He married Belinda Bentley July 10, 1970...
Gloria Gramlisch (12/08/06)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Gloria Fay Gramlisch, 65, of Doniphan, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at the home of a daughter. She was born Nov. 1, 1941, at Zalma, daughter of Marvin and Haley Slaughter Abernathy. She first married Gene Bond, and later married Steven Gramlisch...
Arvel Long (12/08/06)
BENTON, Mo. -- Arvel O. Long, 70, of Benton died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Clinton Wilfong (12/08/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Clinton H. Wilfong, 83, of Advance died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born April 22, 1923, son of Harrison and Stella Mae Green Wilfong. He and Norma Jean Leggett were married Oct. 23, 1950. She died Oct. 25, 1998...
Frieda Pearman (12/08/06)
Frieda Pearman, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 29, 1925, in Ullin, Ill., daughter of John and Mary Ann Carson Sissom. She and Robert Pearman were married April 23, 1946. Pearman was formerly of Olive Branch, Ill...
Clara Steimle (12/08/06)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Clara Francis Steimle, 89, of New Hamburg died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Jan. 21, 1917, at New Hamburg, daughter of Frank Joseph and Mary Bertha Gosche Steimle. Steimle retired as a floor lady at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and its St. Ann Sodality...
Glenna Fox (12/07/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Glenna M. Fox, 100, of Anna, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, at City Care Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1906, in Mount Pleasant, Ill., daughter of George C. and Ida Jane Gurley Wilson. She and Samuel S. Fox were married March 18, 1925, in Anna. He died Dec. 11, 1967...
Frieda Pearman (12/07/06)
Frieda Pearman, 81, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Charles Martin (12/07/06)
Charles L. Martin, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1936, in Sesser, Ill., son of William and Opal Stacy Martin. He married Donna Martin, who preceded him in death. Mr. Martin had owned and operated a cab company. He was a member of American Legion and of the Mormon belief...
Bruce Carter (12/06/06)
Bruce Lee Carter, infant son of Jason L. Carter and Andrea J. Chupp, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 17, 2006. Survivors include his parents of Patton, Mo.; paternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Rodger and Sherry Grubbs of Patton; paternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Susan and Richard Carter of Elkhart, Ind.; maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Tammy and Fred Betts of Elkhart; maternal grandfather, Rex G. ...
Valora Eisenman (12/06/06)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Valora Lucille Eisenman, 77, of St. Ignace, Mich., died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at Mackinac Straits Hospital following a lingering illness. She was born Jan. 4, 1929, in McClure, daughter of Robert and Amy Kirk Burris. She and Robert Eisenman were married Jan. 3, 1948. He died June 15, 2006...
Jim Bankson (12/06/06)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Jim Bill Bankson, 73, of Mounds died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Martha Vandivort (12/06/06)
Martha Alice Vandivort, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 15, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Mae Sanford Tanner. She married Sam Vandivort, who preceded her in death. Vandivort was a graduate of the former College High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Alma Tropf (12/05/06)
Alma Lee Tropf, 99, of Advance, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. She was born Aug. 17, 1907, in Advance, daughter of George and Ida Mae Masters Pixley. She and Loyd Arthur Tropf were married in 1928 in Bloomfield, Mo...
Candice Hayward (12/05/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Candice Paige Hayward, 40, of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1966, at Carbondale, Ill., daughter of Marvin E. and Mary Sue Moreland Caraker. She and Douglas Hayward were married Aug. 3, 1991, at Cobden, Ill...
Jay Deriel Romine (12/05/06)
NASHVILLE, Ark. -- Jay Deriel Romine, 69, of Nashville died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, in Nashville. He was born Sept. 22, 1937, in Illmo, Mo., Sylvester and Mary Simpson Romine. Romine was a veteran of the Army and a member of First Baptist Church in Nashville; he was retired after 35 years in retail business...
Jeanette Gammons (12/05/06)
Jeanette Gammons, 91, of Portageville, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at Portageville Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1915, in Portageville, daughter of James and Lucinda Kimes Adams. She and Ernest "Cheese" Gammons were married Sept. 25, 1923, in Bokerton, Mo...
Bruce Carter (12/05/06)
Bruce Lee Carter, infant, of Patton, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 17, 2006, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jason L. Carter and Andrea J. Chupp. Survivors include his parents of Patton; paternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Rodger and Sherry Grubbs of Patton; paternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Susan and Richard Carter of Elkhart, Ind. and maternal grandparents, Fred A. and Tammy Betts of Elkhart...
Frances Tooke (12/05/06)
Frances H. Hoefer Tooke, 87, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at Capetown Assisted Living in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Dec. 7, 1918, in Doniphan, Mo., the daughter of Carl and Mazie Turner Hoefer. She and Howard C. Tooke were married on Feb. 24, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death on April 16, 2006...
Herbert Modglin (12/05/06)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Herbert Woodrow Modglin, 88, of Cobden died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006 at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1918, in Makanda, Ill., son of Charles and Minnie Craig Modglin. He and Kathleen James were married in 1947 in Piggott, Ark. She died Jan. 2, 1993...
Edgar Bledsoe (12/05/06)
Edgar Dwight Bledsoe, 79, of McClure, Ill., formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006 from a fire in his home. He was born Dec. 16, 1926, in Thebes, Ill., son of Edgar A. and Bertha Roberts Bledsoe. Bledsoe was a veteran and retired Service Medical Assistant and SSG with the U.S. Army, serving in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was a former member of the VFW Post and Disabled Veterans in Texas...
Alta Eaker (12/03/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Alta Florence Eaker, 79, of Marble Hill died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 24, 1927, in Glenallen, Mo., daughter of Charles Marvin and Lula Myrtle Brown Myers. She and Asiel Eaker were married Sept. 21, 1946. He died May 21, 1992...
Paul L. Bray (12/03/06)
Paul Leonard Bray, 91 years of age, passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in the loving care of his daughter, the Chateau Girardeau staff, his devoted caregiver and his Southeast Hospice volunteer. He died at home because Chateau Girardeau had been, as he called it, "Home Sweet Home" since March 1997 when he and his wife Mary Lou moved there...
James Herod (12/03/06)
James W. Herod, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 19, 1930, at Gideon, Mo., son of William Watson and Madge Maye Powers Herod. He and Jo Ann Smith were married Oct. 6, 1949, in Delta...
Billie Ward (12/03/06)
Billie Louise Muir Ward, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Nov. 23, 2006, at her home after a short fight with cancer. She was born Dec. 8, 1918, in Cleburne, Texas, daughter of William and Louise Muir. She graduated from Central Methodist College and was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Judith Bone (12/03/06)
Judith Bone CAIRO, Ill. -- Judith A. Bone, 62, of Cairo died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Jan. 16, 1944, at Cairo, daughter of Clyde and Jean Dillow Mohundro. She and Jerry Lynn Bone were married. He died Oct. 14, 2003...
Alma Tropf (12/03/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Alma Lee Tropf, 99, of Advance died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at Des Peres Hospital at Des Peres, Mo. Local arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Edgar Bledsoe (12/03/06)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Edgar Dewight Bledsoe, 79, of McClure, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at home as the result of a house fire. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Jan Hardin (12/03/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jan Hardin, 63, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Aug. 22, 1943, at Anna, daughter of Warren Vernon and Mae Elizabeth Hileman Hileman. She and Joseph Hardin were married Sept. 5, 1959, at Waukegan, Ill...
Shane Hodges (12/04/06)
Shane Hodges, 44, of McKenzie, Tenn., formerly of Delta, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006. Survivors include his mother, Sharon Gibbons of Delta. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Oakdale Chapel in Camden, Tenn.
Anna Wibbenmeyer (12/04/06)
Anna J. Wibbenmeyer, 90, formerly of Apple Creek, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006,, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 28, 1916, in Perry County, the daughter of Theodore and Mary Sauer Rellergert. She and Robert A. Wibbenmeyer were married on May 7, 1955. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1992...
William Anderson (12/04/06)
William Franklin Anderson, 83, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at his home in Marble Hill. He was born March 11, 1923, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Franklin and Olive Haley Anderson. He and Floyce Leona Feagan were married on April 3, 1954, in Hernando, Miss...
Luke Taylor (12/02/06)
Luke Taylor, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at Heartland Care and Rehab. He was born Nov. 13, 1961, in St. Louis, son of Henry and Myrtle Burnette Taylor. Taylor was formerly of Kansas City, Mo. Survivors include two daughters, Tameka and Ashley Taylor of Kansas City; and nine brothers and sisters...
Lillian Lawrence (12/02/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lillian E. Lawrence, 95, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 10, 1910, in Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., daughter of John A. and Mabel Johnson Duvall. She and Vallie Lawrence were married Feb. 10, 1926. He died Sept. 12, 1982...
Oma Treece (12/02/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Oma M. Treece, 82, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill. She was born April 8, 1924, in Reynoldsville, Ill., daughter of Harvey and Mae Jackson Wilson. She and Charles E. Treece were married July 2, 1949, in Union County. He died Jan. 20, 1986...
Hazel McKaskle (12/02/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Hazel O. McKaskle, 87, of Marble Hill died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at her home. She was born July 24, 1919, near Binger, Okla., daughter of Ambrose and Lily Belle Hunt Locke. She and Johnce McKaskle were married Feb. 1, 1940. He died Oct. 30, 1999...
Dorothy Keubler (12/02/06)
Dorothy M. Keubler, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 17, 1917, in St. Louis, daughter of Oliver and Anna Hetch Schlewing. She and Fred Keubler were married June 26, 1938, in St. Louis. Keubler was a beautician. She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston, Mo., and former member of Peace Lutheran Church in St. Louis...
Joseph Shemonia (12/01/06)
Joseph H. Shemonia, 54, of Granite City, Ill., died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 21, 1952, in East St. Louis, Ill., son of Joseph H. and Margaret M. Clements Shemonia. He and Carina Kuhn were married June 4, 2004...
Melissa Johnston (12/01/06)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Melissa L. "Missy" Johnston, 44, of East Prairie died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 2, 1962 in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Loyce D. and Mildred Louise "Sue" Babb Johnston...
Patricia Ryan (12/01/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Patricia J. Ryan, 79, of Cairo died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 19, 1927, in Cairo, daughter of Neil A. and Irma Tauber Edwards. She married William B. Ryan Jr., who died in 1997...
Thelma Hargis (12/01/06)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Thelma Hargis, 98, of West Paducah, Ky., formerly of Tamms, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, at Parkview Nursing Home in Paducah. She was born Aug. 17, 1908, in Boaz, Ill., daughter of Ollie and Maggie Stevenson Brooks. She married Albert Dennis Hargis, who died Feb. 9, 1989...
Luke Taylor (12/01/06)
Luke Taylor, 45, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at Heartland Care and Rehab. Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Willie Sides (12/01/06)
Willie C. "Bill" Sides, 92, formerly of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Lutheran Senior Service at Breeze Park in St. Charles, Mo., where he resided the past two years. He was born Aug. 18, 1914, son of the late Benjamin F. and Emilia Johanna Froemsdorf Sides. He and Viola Birk were married Sept. 4, 1938, at Tilsit. She died Nov. 9, 2005...
Calvin Edwards (12/01/06)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Calvin M. Edwards, 62, of McClure died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1944, in Centre, Ala., son of Marvin and Nora Jane Decker Edwards. He and Wanda Martin were married May 4, 1972, in Portland, Ore. Mr. Edwards was of the Baptist belief, enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family...
Lou Wilferth (12/01/06)
Lou Vera G. Daugherty Wilferth, 91, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Jackson, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 13, 1915, at Elk City, Okla., daughter of Charles and Maud Wallis Green. She and Robert Daugherty were married in 1937. He preceded her in death in 1992. She later married Fred M. "Bill" Wilferth Jan. 1, 1996. He died Sept. 11, 2003...