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Obituaries from January 2007

Lena Uptain (01/31/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Lena Amy Uptain, 85, of East Moline, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at Rosewood Care Center of Moline Inc. She was born March 12, 1921, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of Alvin Eric and Ann Lee Goforth Wilkins. She and Newell Uptain were married Nov. 13, 1938. He died May 24, 1993...
Larry Hopfer (01/31/07)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Larry W. Hopfer, 49, of Old Appleton died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 30, 1957, in St. Louis, son of Wilbert A. and Wilma Grossheider Hopfer. Hopfer was a concrete finisher for Russell Richardet...
Marjorie Pratt (01/31/07)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Marjorie L. Pratt, 73, of McLeansboro, Ill., died Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill. She was born May 5, 1933, in Cobden, daughter of Tom and Mable Gibbons Adams. She and Flones Hollie Pratt were married April 27, 1957. He died June 27, 1972...
Lt. Gen. Charles Kiefner (01/31/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Retired Missouri National Guard Lt. Gen. Charles M. Kiefner, 76, of Dothan, Ala., died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan. He was born June 28, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of John and Cleo Mercier Kiefner. He and Marilyn Stapleton were married June 26, 1952...
Arlie Nistendirk (01/31/07)
Arlie Moore Nistendirk, 95, of Monticello, Fla., died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007. The graveside service was held Jan. 25 at Springfield Cemetery in Lloyd, Fla. Arlie was a native of Jackson and a former resident of Advance, Mo. She moved to Monticello in 1960. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Monticello...
Elizabeth Reese (01/31/07)
Elizabeth "Betty" Bahn Reese died Tuesday Jan. 23, 2007, in Little Rock, Ark. She was born Nov. 9, 1917, to Emil L. and Viola E. Taylor Bahn in the house they built at 428 Themis St. in Cape Girardeau. She descended from her father's German stock traced back to the 1500s and her mother's German and British stock -- some of the latter were in the U.S. by colonial times...
Terry Hampton (01/31/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Terry Ray Hampton, 55, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006. He was born July 4, 1951, at Bertrand, Mo. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. Memorials may be made to the family...
Billy Johnson (01/31/07)
The Lord answered all of our prayers throughout his illness. When we asked the Lord if he could stay, He said "No, I want my son home." Billy Ray "B.R." Johnson went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, while surrounded by his wife, daughters and nephew, Mike...
Raymond Sexton (01/31/07)
Raymond David Sexton, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge. He was born June 14, 1921, in New York City, son of David and Marie Halpin Sexton. He married Catherine Kelly in 1978. She preceded him in death March 1, 1996. He grew up in New York City, worked for the state of New York welfare services, was a retired Teamster with local Union 816. He was an avid hockey fan, Yankees fan, and he played stickball with Walter Matthau...
Charles Kiefner (01/30/07)
Retired Lt. Gen. Charles M. Kiefner, 76, of Dothan, Ala. formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2006, at the Flowers Hospital in Dothan. Arrangements are incomplete at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.
Mary Willis (01/30/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Ann Willis, 93, of Lake of Egypt, formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, in Williamson County. She was born in Alexander County, daughter of John and Beulah Miller Abercrombie. She and Kendall Willis were married May 25, 1933. He died Aug. 14, 2004...
Kathryn Ruggles (01/30/07)
Kathryn E. Ruggles, 91, of Jackson, formerly of Aurora, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 29, 2007. She was born Sept. 11, 1915, in Verona, Mo., daughter of John and Esther Anderson Engeldorf. She and Elmo W. Ruggles were married Jan. 30, 1932. He died Feb. 17, 2002...
Charlotte Dunn (01/30/07)
Charlotte Elizabeth Bertrand Dunn of Cape Girardeau left this Earth surrounded by her family Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 24, 1927, to Frank and Zetta Essner Bertrand of Cape Girardeau. She was preceded in passing by her parents; husband, Alvin Dunn of Whitewater; a sister, Georgia Mae Haman of Cape Girardeau; and a brother, William Alvin Bertrand of Cape Girardeau...
Modean Polivick (01/30/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Modean Polivick, 77, of Cairo died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at her home. She was born April 4, 1929, in Berkley, Ky., daughter of Paul and Elsie Collier Todd Polivick retired as a cook with Mid South Towing Co. She was a member of Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center...
Mary Emmons (01/30/07)
Mary Ellen Emmons, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1940, in Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Eugene W. and Mildred M. Angle Emmons. Emmons had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1948, having moved from Benton, Mo. She was a 1978 charter member of River City Workers of the Blind. She was also a member of Missouri Council of the Blind and TOPS 259. She was of the Baptist belief...
Martha Kassel (01/30/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Martha Jean Kassel, 75, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, of which she had been a resident since July 2001. She was born March 11, 1931, at Uniontown, Mo., daughter of Ernst Christian Kassel and Emma Whillamina Bertina Tuschhoff...
Rodney Hanners (01/29/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Rodney William Hanners, 51, of Marble Hill, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 13, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of George William and Gearldean Cook Hanners. He and Peggy Dockins were married Oct. 22, 2005...
Mary Emmons (01/29/07)
Mary Ellen Emmons, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Fords and Sons Funeral Home.
Sandra Coan (01/29/07)
Sandra K. Coan, 66, of St. Louis, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, in St. Louis. She was fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church. Beloved wife of Jim Coan; dear mother and mother-in-law of Barbara (John) Creely of Jackson, Lisa (fianc Kelly Williams) Haller, Terry (Paul) Disper, Dianne (Danny) Worden; dear grandmother of 10, great-grandmother of one, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, niece and friend to many...
Esther Aufdenberg (01/29/07)
Esther Edna Aufdenberg, 92, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 17, 1914, in Wittenberg, Mo., the daughter of Martin and Emma Richter Grebing. She and Arnold H. Aufdenberg were married on Feb. 7, 1937, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1980...
Mary Ann Willis (01/28/07)
LAKE OF EGYPT, Ill. -- Mary Ann Abercrombie Willis, 93, of Lake of Egypt, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, in Williamson County. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Verlee Eaker officiating. Interment will be in Anna Cemetery...
Florence Meppelink (01/28/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Florence E. Meppelink, 85, of Springfield died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007. She was born Aug. 11, 1921, at Muskegon, Mich. She was a 1942 graduate of Central Bible Institute, where she met her husband, Herb. They began ministry with Assembles of God in 1943 and pastored in Kentucky and Michigan. Later she served with her husband when he became a director of Teen Challenge in Michigan and later in Cape Girardeau...
Josh Davis (01/28/07)
Josh Davis, 56, of Alto Pass, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 12, 1950 in Cairo, Ill., son of Warren H. and Edna (Reed) Davis. He and Lela Burton were married in 1970 in Jackson. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Mickey Davis of Anna, Ill. ...
Nota Ables (01/28/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nota B. Ables, 86, of Sikeston died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Ables was born Sept. 27, 1920 in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of John Wesley and Bird Cooper Dover. She and Cline Ables were married July 27, 1946. He died July 4, 2003...
Stanley Carter (01/28/07)
LICK CREEK, Ill. -- Stanley "Steve" Carter, 56, of Lick Creek died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at his home. He was born June 4, 1950, in Anna, Ill., son of Don Wayne and Gladys Irene Mixen Carter. He and Janet Dover were married. Carter served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He worked as a meat cutter at Kroger's in Marion...
Alleen Blattel (01/28/07)
Alleen Anna Blattel, 90, of Scott City died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 9, 1916, in Fornfelt, Mo., daughter of Peter John and Bertha Westerhold Hoffman. She and Anthony Joseph Wilhelm were married Nov. 26, 1936, at Illmo, Mo. He died April 21, 1992. She married Elmer P. Blattel April 18, 1994. He died April 14, 2002...
James Edward Summers Sr. (01/28/07)
James Edward Summers Sr., of Cape Girardeau, passed away at the age of 84 on Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center, surrounded by family. Jim was born March 6, 1922, in Palmyra, Mo., the son of Walter and Myrtle Summers. Jim and Pat Mills were married Jan. 25, 1958, in the chapel at Malden Air Base, Malden, Mo...
Jane Simmons (01/28/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Jane Simmons, 75, of Tamms died Friday night, Jan. 26, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Jan. 21, 1932, in Streator, Ill., to Rudolph Theodore and Wilifred I. (Losey) Hendrickson. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Alton, Ill. She was a registered nurse and worked at hospitals in California, Florida, Illinois and Missouri...
Gail Cureton (01/28/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gail Anette Cureton, 55, of Marble Hill died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Des Peres Hospital. She was born March 27, 1951, in Watson, Ark., daughter of Robert Hugh and Myrtle Mae Threet Bell. She and Roy Cureton were married March 23, 1973, at Oran, Mo...
J.W. Wiedefeld (01/28/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- J.W. Wiedefeld, 57, of Benton died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 29, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elmer Charles "Johnny" Wiedefeld and Anna Marie Scheffer Wiedefeld. Wiedefeld was employed as a laborer for the Operating Engineers Local 513. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...
Stanley Carter (01/27/07)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- Stanley Steve Carter, 56, of Buncombe died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.
Mary Willis (01/27/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Ann Willis, 93, of Lake of Egypt, formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, as a result of an automobile accident in Williamson County. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
James Summers Sr. (01/27/07)
James E. Summers Sr., 84, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, with Rev. Mike Shupert officiating...
Cletus Ash (01/27/07)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Cletus "Bill" Wilburn Ash, 71, of Sedgewickville died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kirkwood, Mo. He was born June. 13, 1935, at Braggadocio, Mo., son of George Lee and Rellie Fowler Ash. He and Edna Marie Blair were married July 4, 1986...
James Counts (01/27/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James Counts, 73, of Piedmont, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born March 23, 1933, in Success, Ark., son of Elda and Thelma Powell Counts. Counts had been a boilermaker at power plants. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Piedmont...
Sharon Swan (01/27/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sharon J. Swan, 73, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. She was born Oct. 2, 1933, at St. Louis, daughter of the late Edward and Lillian Russell Norwine. She and Harold W. Swan were married Sept. 15, 1951. He died Jan. 28, 1988...
Jason Casey (01/27/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jason Ray Casey, 75, of Anna died Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1931, in Mount Pleasant, Ill., son of Jason and Nancy Osman Casey. Casey was employed 31 years at Fruitbelt Farm Service, retiring in 1993. He was a life member and past quartermaster of Carroll P. ...
Lena Bucher (01/27/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Lena C. Bucher, 80, of Oran died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 2, 1927, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Benjamin and Sophia Scherer Compas. She and Herman L. Bucher were married Feb. 11, 1947. He died March 7, 1993...
William Richmond Lewis III (01/27/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Richmond "Rich" Lewis III, 39 years of age, son of William Richmond "Bill" Lewis Jr. of Sikeston and Kristin (Dahlby) Johnson of Citrus Springs, Fla., died unexpectedly while on vacation with his father in Acapulco, Mexico...
Junelda Grantham (01/27/07)
PERRYVILLE, Ill. -- Junelda Y. Richmond Grantham, 57, of Perryville died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 21, 1949, at Grand Tower, Ill., daughter of Carl and Katherine Nations Clutts. She and Stanley P. Grantham were married Oct. 8, 2006...
Carmen Diana (01/26/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Carmen Diana, 95, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Oran, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at his home. He was born March 22, 1912, in Bayer, Pa., son of Andrew J. and Anna C. DeGregary Diana. He and Ella Marie Hamm were married Oct. 25, 1944, in Oran. She died May 17, 2003...
Patricia Carroll (01/26/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Patricia Louise Carroll, 72, of Sikeston, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Belk Cemetery in Rockview, Mo., with the Rev. Wayne Kinder officiating...
Charles McCulley (01/26/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Charles L. McCulley, 78, of Chaffee died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born March 4, 1928, at Delta, son of Lawrence McCulley and Lue Surface McCulley. McCulley was employed as a heeler at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee and served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the First Assembly of God in Chaffee...
Carroll Barker (01/26/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carroll E. "Sonny" Barker, 63, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 27, 1943, in Anna, son of Archie and Pearl Shepard Barker. He and Esther Mae Tellor were married Jan. 21, 1972, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Dewey Hornberger (01/26/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dewey A. Hornberger Jr., 83, of Cairo died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Cairo, son of Dewey and Christine Etz Hornberger. His wife, Betty, died in 1989. Hornberger had owned Hornberger Body Shop. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church...
Mary Parmer (01/26/07)
Mary E. Parmer, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Nov. 14, 1920, at Fornfelt, daughter of Erskine and Edna Proffer Miller. Parmer had been a pocket seamstress at Ralph Edwards Sportswear, worked at Southeast Missouri Hospital and Cape Furniture Manufacturing...
Lena Bucher (01/26/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Lena C. Bucher, 80, of Oran died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 2, 1927, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Benjamin and Sophia Scherer Compas. She and Herman L. Bucher were married Feb. 11, 1947. He died March 7, 1993...
Juanita Bruhn (01/26/07)
Juanita E. Bruhn, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 22, 1917, in Fredericktown, Mo., daughter of George and Bess Mills Baxter. She and the Rev. Herbert Bruhn were married Aug. 1, 1935. He passed away Nov. 28, 2000...
Helen Goodman (01/26/07)
Helen Ann Goodman, 83, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at her residence. She was born July 25, 1923, in St. Louis, the daughter of Joseph Herman and Anna Marcella Keenan Bonskowski. She was married Jan. 5, 1952, in St. Louis, to Billy Leslie Goodman, who survives of the home...
Marguerite Nigra (01/26/07)
Marguerite H. Nigra, 95, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Jackson Manor. She was born July 6, 1911, in Herrin, Ill., the daughter of Matthew and Elizabeth Turnbull Mortimer. She and James P. Nigra were married Dec. 7, 1932, in Marion, Ill...
Virginia Sloan (01/25/07)
Virginia Rose Sloan, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born March 24, 1917, in Van Buren, Mo., daughter of George D. and Nancy "Hattie" Horner Sloan. Sloan was a member of First Christian Church...
Margaret Karcher (01/25/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Margaret E. Karcher, 91, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, in Scottsdale. She was born June 17, 1915, in Cairo, daughter of James Roy and Elizabeth Thomas Hill. She married Ed Karcher, who preceded her in death. Karcher was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo...
Mary Parmer (01/25/07)
Mary E. Parmer, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Dennis Boyd (01/25/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dennis Boyd, 82, of Anna died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Nov. 5, 1924, in Anna, son of Frederick and Margaret Angell Boyd. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Henry; and a sister, Ruth...
Gordon Heitzeberg (01/24/07)
Gordon Heitzeberg, 58 of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 19, 1948, in Pontiac, Mich., son of Charles G. and Margaret Beecher Heitzeberg. He and Diomisita Cabugnason were married July 18, 1998. Heitzeberg lived and taught in various places, including Azerbaijan, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Honduras, Bahrain and Shanghai...
Helen Goodman (01/24/07)
Helen Ann Goodman, 83, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, in Jefferson City. She was born in St. Louis, daughter of Joseph Herman and Anna Marcella Keenan Bonskowski. She was married in 1952 in St. Louis to Billy Leslie Goodman...
Rose Bahr (01/24/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rose Mary Bahr, 76, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 23, 1930, at Crosstown, Mo., daughter of Louis and Cecelia Merkel Manning. She and Bennie E. Bahr were married Sept. 18, 1948...
Henrietta Roth (01/24/07)
Henrietta Elizabeth Roth, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born March 8,1913, in St. Louis, daughter of William and Sophie Seuss Reiter. She and Walter G. Roth were married in 1937 in South St. Louis. He died Aug. 24, 1972...
Marjorie Webb (01/24/07)
Marjorie Webb, 86, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died peacefully Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 22, 1920, in Elco, Ill., to Joseph Henry and Minnie Elizabeth Miller Bufford. She married Clinton Eugene Webb Oct. 29, 1939. He preceded her in death Jan. 31, 1989...
Raymond Bagby (01/24/07)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Raymond Bagby, 89, of Villa Ridge died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Aug. 8, 1917, to Claude J. and Amelia K. Dick Bagby. He married Mary Ann Reeves in 2000. Bagby was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Bobby Robins (01/23/07)
Bobby Lowell Robins, 70, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock. Bobby was born April 6, 1936, in Jesup, Ark., to James Lowell and Mollie Faye Robins. He was united in marriage to Patricia Joy Gould Sept. 10, 1960, in Grenada, Miss...
Henrietta Roth (01/23/07)
Henrietta Elizabeth Roth, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Judith Clutts (01/23/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Judith Ann Clutts, 58, of Cairo died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at Daystar Care Center. She was born Feb. 7, 1948, in Cairo, daughter of Carl J. and Phyllis Howard Clutts. Clutts was a retired telephone operator. She was a member of the Church of the Redeemer Episcopal Church and VFW Auxiliary...
Edna Pritchard (01/23/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Edna L. Pritchard, 86, of Cairo died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from noon to service time Thursday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Harold Crowden (01/23/07)
Harold Eugene Crowden, 58, of Scott City died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at his home. He was born Jan. 15, 1949, in Chaffee, Mo., son of William "Dub" and Iva Fern Lynn Crowden. He and Mary Clark were married Dec. 11, 1976, at Chaffee. Crowden served two tours with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was awarded a Purple Heart...
Joyce Kowal (01/23/07)
Joyce Ellen Kowal, 68, of Canton, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at her home. She was born April 4, 1938, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Herschel and Maggie Belle Warner Fisher. She was adopted by Theodore and Elsie Fisher and grew up in Cape Girardeau...
Martha Baldwin (01/23/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Martha Baldwin, 92, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2007, at Union County Hospital. She was born April 15, 1914, in Elco, Ill., daughter of John and Lucy Sharp Sims. She and Rollie Baldwin were married May 7, 1936. He died July 5, 1979. Baldwin worked many years at the state hospital in Manteno, Ill...
James Williams (01/23/07)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Senior Master Sergeant James Keith Williams, 71, of Bloomfield died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2007, at his home. He was born Aug. 19, 1935, at Delta, son of Archie and Lona Parmenter Williams. Williams was a graduate of Bloomfield High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force 33 years, retiring in 1995. He moved back to Bloomfield seven years ago...
Paul Conklin (01/23/07)
Paul Conklin, 82, of Jackson died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 14, 1924, in Sigourney, Iowa, son of Rollie and Blanch Broomback Conklin. He and Kathleen Heisdorffer were married Jan. 9, 1948, in Sigourney...
Glennon Braun (01/23/07)
Glennon J. Braun, 79, of Missouri Veterans Home died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 31, 1927, at St. Mary, Mo., son of Lawrence H. and Agnes Burgert Braun. He and Pauline Layton were married Jan. 31, 1950, in Sikeston, Mo...
Glennon Braun (01/22/07)
Glennon J. Braun, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau.
Irene Hartle (01/22/07)
Irene M. Hartle, 88, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at her home. She was born Jan. 7, 1919, in Jackson, daughter of Marvin B. and Emma Maintz Talley. She and Ernest Hartle were married Aug. 14, 1938. He died March 6, 1990. Hartle was a supervisor for Lowenbaun Manufacturing Co. in Cape Girardeau for 23 years. She was also a supervisor in housekeeping for Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau before retiring in 1985...
Alma Mouser-Aufdenberg (01/22/07)
Alma Mouser-Aufdenberg, 83, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 17, 1923, in the Tilsit community, the daughter of Alvin M. and Amanda Lange Birk. She and Ray W. Mouser were married Aug. 15, 1943, in Pickett, Ark. He passed away July 29, 1993. She and Harold "Red" Aufdenberg were married Jan. 5, 2002, in Jackson...
Eleanor Wingerter (01/22/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eleanor M. Wingerter, 100, passed away on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at the Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was born to the late Peter Paul and Anna (Demick) Braun on Aug. 20, 1906, in Evansville, Ill. She and Lenus H. Wingerter were married on June 12, 1929, in Chester, Ill. He preceded her in death on May 22, 1977...
Alma Thomure (01/22/07)
Our mother has gone on to her reward in Heaven: Alma Mae Thomure, 88, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 15, 1918, in Marquand, the daughter of David N. and Flora V. Jones Simmons. She and Rev. Arnold E. Thomure were married on Nov. 13, 1934, in East Prairie, Mo. He preceded her in death on May 6, 1993...
Dr. Joseph Low Jr. (01/21/07)
Joseph Heaton Low Jr. was born June 6, 1936, in Coffeyville, Kan., to Mildred Makemson Low and Joseph H. Low. He passed away Jan. 10, 2007, in Tucson, Ariz., due to complications from Parkinson's disease. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Lauchette Low; a daughter, Julie Low Katinas and son-in-law Manny Katinas of Dallas, Texas; a son, Joseph Heaton Low III and daughter-in-law Claudia Brito Low of Miami, Fla.; a sister, Jean Bloomfield of Bartlesville, Okla.; grandchildren Kassie Katinas, Joseph Katinas and Joseph Heaton Low IV.. ...
Maude Buzbee (01/21/07)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Maude P. Buzbee, 94, of Carbondale, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at Oak Grove Rehab and Care Center in Carbondale. She was born Feb. 27, 1912, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Will and Rhoda Wall Pender. She and Delbert Pierce Buzbee were married June 14, 1930 at Westfield, Ill. He died Feb. 15, 1997...
Martha Dickinson (01/21/07)
Martha Louise Dickinson, 58, of Hartville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. She was born Jan. 15, 1949, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Melvin Delaine and Marie Helen Telle Bacon. She and Charlie Dickinson were married Dec. 21, 1974...
William Poindexter (01/20/07)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- William Eugene Poindexter, 59, of Marquand died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 17, 1947, in Mayfield, Ky., son of Robert and Helen Lois King Poindexter. Poindexter was a shipping clerk...
Irene Hartle (01/20/07)
Irene M. Hartle, 88, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at her home. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Catherine Casey (01/20/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Catherine L. Casey, 94, of Cairo died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield, Ohio. She was born Feb. 13, 1912, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Jesse and Kathleen Sullivan Fox. She married Michael Joseph Casey, who died in 1961...
Elizabeth New (01/20/07)
Elizabeth New, 93, of Clarkton, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, in Jackson. She was born Aug. 29, 1913, at Clarkton, daughter of G.M. and Drucilla Whitaker Blaylock. She and Woodrow New were married Sept. 15, 1934, at Campbell, Mo. He died Nov. 22, 1987...
Fern Carns (01/20/07)
Fern Elizabeth Carns, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 24, 1915, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Henry Thomas and Lita Allen Helm. She and Lester P. Carns were married Dec. 25, 1938, in Poplar Bluff. He died May 26, 1989...
Joseph Masterson (01/20/07)
Joseph Bernard Masterson, 92, of Lake Barrington, Ill., formerly of Mound City, Ill. died Friday, Jan. 19, 2007, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin, Ill.
Don Yount (01/20/07)
Don P. Yount, 82, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at his daughter's home in Bloomington, Ill. He was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Patton, Mo., son of Jessie A. and Pairlee Farmer Yount. He and Betty Louise Dolle were married April 4, 1947, in Marquand, Mo...
Ray Champ (01/20/07)
Ray Keith Champ, 60, of Hopkinsville, Ky., died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville. He was the son of Grover and Julia Champ. He married the former Deanna Johnson of Cape Girardeau. They lived in St. Louis before moving to Hopkinsville...
Joyce Kowal (01/19/07)
Joyce Ellen Kowal, 68, of Canton, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at her home. She was a native of Oran, Mo., and formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Carol Phillips (01/19/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Carol Jean Searle Phillips, 57, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center, from complications related to a 1986 automobile accident. She had been a resident of Chaffee Nursing Center since 1988. She was born May 22, 1949, in Erie, Pa., to Harold and Gertrude Robison Searle. She and James David Phillips of Oran, Mo., were married Nov. 26, 1978. He died as the result of an automobile accident Dec. 9, 1981, in Youngstown, Ohio...
Margarett Cottone (01/18/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Margarett "Mollie" Cottone, 99, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at City Care Center. She was born June 1, 1907, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Ed and Nancy Stevens Gaddis. She and Anthony "Tony" Cottone were married June 23, 1923. He died March 6, 1974...
Kenneth Stone (01/18/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Kenneth Dale Stone, 55, of Benton died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 28, 1951, at Cotton Hill, Mo., son of James Wilburn and Eva Marice Disotell Stone. He and Carolyn C. McBride were married June 20, 1969, at Chaffee, Mo...
Frank Lence (01/18/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frank G. Lence, 90, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at City Care Center. He was born June 24, 1916, in Saratoga, Ill., son of George and Nannie Russell Lence. He and Minnie Snell were married Oct. 26, 1936, in Cairo, Ill. She died Feb. 24, 1984. He and Violet Snell Solomon were married April 3, 1986, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Regina Lang (01/18/07)
HIGH RIDGE, Mo. -- Regina Joyce Lang, 61, of High Ridge died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1945, in Canon City, Colo., daughter of Clyde and Hazel Furrow Horner. She and James Lang were married June 23, 1963. Formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., she had lived in the St. Louis area since 1965. She was a member of Lafayette Bible Baptist Church in Manchester, Mo...
Joe Preyer (01/18/07)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Joe Willie Preyer, 53, of Portageville died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Lilbourn, Mo. He was born Feb. 12, 1953, in Millington, Tenn., son of Wallace and Hattie Jefferson Preyer. Preyer was employed the past 29 years with Missouri Department of Transportation...
Chalmer Seabaugh (01/18/07)
PATTON, Mo. -- Chalmer Adoph Seabaugh, 81, of Patton died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. He was born March 9, 1925, at Marble Hill, Mo., son of Henry and Cora Evelyn Statler Seabaugh. He and Ettie J. Kirkpatrick were married Dec. 27, 1952...
Donald Estes (01/18/07)
Donald Ray Estes, 71, of York, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Lebanon, Pa. He was born Nov. 23, 1935, at Millersville, son of Jesse Robert and Ollie Alice Seabaugh Estes Sr. He and Hattie Clements were married Oct. 15, 1962. She died Sept. 21, 1966...
Carol Phillips (01/18/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Carol Jean Phillips, 57, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Wingerter (01/18/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frances Mary Wingerter, 79, of Perryville died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Oct. 25, 1927, in Perry County, daughter of Raphael and Ruth McClure Zahner. Wingerter was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Kenneth Barnicle (01/18/07)
Kenneth A. "Col. Ken" Barnicle , 87, of Jackson, formerly of Ellisville, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 19, 1919, in St. Louis, son of John A. and Isolene Taff Barnicle. He and Marian Hulsey were married March 23, 1940, in Keysville, Mo. They had been married 66 years when she passed away April 11, 2006...
Zelma Clark (01/18/07)
Zelma Thornton Clark, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007 at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 1, 1916, in Holcomb, Mo. She first married Julius Thompson in Poplar Bluff, Mo., in 1935. He preceded her in death. She then married Ray Clark May 30, 1969, in Cape Girardeau. ...
Benjamin Borchelt (01/18/07)
Benjamin A. Borchelt, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 22, 1914, in Egypt Mills, son of August and Agnes Scholl Borchelt. He and Sarah Hanschen were married April 9, 1939, at Gordonville. Mr. Borchelt held a B.S. in engineering and a law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C...
Norman Ziegler (01/17/07)
Norman L. "Norbert" Ziegler, 60, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 26, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, to Joseph John and Linda Marie Ziegler, and grew up on the farm in Benton, Mo. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau in 1969...
Donald Estes (01/17/07)
Donald R. Estes, 71, of York, Pa., formerly of Millersville, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lebanon, Pa. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Cecil Humphrey (01/17/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Cecil Randy Humphrey, 35, of Anna died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Union County Hospital. He was born June 1, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, son of Roger and Rita Traylor Humphrey. He and Lorie Ann Horn were married May 31, 2003, in Cypress, Ill...
Benny Wade (01/17/07)
Benny L. Wade, 73, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at his home. He was born May 19, 1933, in Jackson, son of Albert J. and Zella Shepherd Wade. He and Mary M. Mitchell were married Nov. 14, 1953. Wade was a graduate of John S. Cobb High School. He retired from Lenco Inc., where he worked 33 years. He was a member and deacon at Futrell Memorial Church of God in Christ at Jackson...
Jeffrey Simmons (01/17/07)
Jeffrey Stuart Simmons, 39, of Scott City died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 17, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of Billy Joe and Jane Stuart Pell Simmons. He and Michele Marie Glover were married July 8, 1985, in Cape Girardeau...
Jeff Simmons (01/16/07)
Jeffrey S. Simmons, 39, of Scott City died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
S.D. Warford (01/16/07)
S.D. Warford, 87, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 27, 1919, at Fornfelt, son of S.D. and Ruth Rose Warford. He first married Vivian Lottman, who preceded him in death. He later married Jean Shapiro...
Gerald Poole (01/16/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gerald L. "Buddy" Poole, 54, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill. He was born Feb. 13, 1952, in Granite City, Ill., son of Otha Gerald and Betty May Lingle Poole. Survivors include his mother of Anna; two sisters, Sharon Heil of Marissa, Ill., Leetta Ervin of Dongola, Ill.; and maternal grandparents, Dariel and Martha Jordan of Anna...
Roland Schoenebeck (01/16/07)
Roland B. Schoenebeck, 64, of Fruitland died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 13, 1942, in Fruitland, son of Karl and Trula Willa Schoenebeck. Schoenebeck was a graduate of Jackson High School. He served with the U.S. Army in Germany...
Carl LaCroix (01/16/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Carl "Sour" LaCroix, 84, of Advance died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, in Muskogee, Okla. He was born Nov. 6, 1922, at Advance, son of Charles Henry and Ruth Margaret Davis LaCroix. He and Betty Jenkins were married March 18, 1951. She preceded him in death Feb. 28, 2001...
Morris Osburn (01/16/07)
Dr. Morris "Coach" Osburn of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at Ratliff Care Center. He was 79. He was born May 13, 1927, in Shelbina, Mo., to O.R. and Helen Wedel Osburn. On June 1, 1953, he married Marlene Gilbert in Carl Junction, Mo...
Theresa Cox (01/16/07)
Theresa L. Cox, 91, formerly of Johnston City, Ill., died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at her home. She was born June 24, 1915, in Marion, Ill., the daughter of Thomas C. and Margaret Dempsey Harris, and the youngest of seven children. She and Edward I. Cox were married Aug. 11, 1935. He died April 9, 1990...
Herb Coles (01/15/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Herb Coles, 87, of Anna died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Wanda Bollinger (01/15/07)
ADVANCE, Mo., -- Wanda Sue Bollinger, 71, of Advance died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at her home. She was born June 7, 1935, in Hector, Ark., daughter of Arthur and Gertrude Hill. She and Billy Bollinger were married July 10, 1957, in St. Louis. He died Nov. 9, 1995...
Ruthe Roberts (01/15/07)
Ruthe Matthews Roberts, 90, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 11, 1916, in Eva, Tenn., daughter of the late Robert and Vernona Wright Clark. She and Loyd Matthews were married on Feb. 7, 1944. He passed away March 21, 1977. She and Maple Roberts were married Sept. 12, 1981. He passed away May 19, 2001...
Velma Menees (01/15/07)
ANNA, Ill. --Velma Ruth Parker Menees, 76, of Anna died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at her home east of Anna. She was born May 21, 1930, in Anna, daughter of Arna and Emma Dunn Parker. She and Walter J. Menees were married Sept. 25, 1947, in Piggott, Ark...
Melba Myers (01/14/07)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- 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...
Otis Hoover (01/14/07)
Otis L. "Bo" Hoover, 69, of St. Louis died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include his wife, Shirley L. Goza Hoover; a daughter, Laura Duckworth of Granite City, Ill.; a son, Scott Hoover of St. Louis; a brother, Norman Hoover of McClure, Ill.; a sister, Myrtle Howard of Scott City; and two grandsons...
Morris Osburn (01/14/07)
Dr. Morris "Coach" Osburn, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at Ratliff Care Center. Friends may call from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the family home in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel...
Anna Roberts (01/14/07)
Anna Ruth Roberts, 90, of Jackson died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at her home. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Selma Sperling (01/13/07)
Selma A. Sperling, 92, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 21, 1914, near Burfordville, daughter of Herman and Molly Siebert Sperling. Sperling worked at the former Schade's Cafe, Breeze's Restaurant, and Chug's Laundromat, retiring in 1997. She was a longtime member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson, its LLL Class, Faithful Followers Class, and an organizer of Fun, Food and Fellowship Senior Group...
Jewell May (01/13/07)
Jewell Blanch May, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 10, 1920, in Diswood, Ill., daughter of Alvy and Maude Smith Tinsley. She and John Fredrick Dakin were married Oct. 29, 1938. He died Dec. 28, 1963...
Dennis McIntyre (01/13/07)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Dennis Ray McIntyre, 48, of Gipsy died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 13, 1958, in Advance, Mo., son of Joe and Berndetta Easterbrooke McIntyre. He and Angie Pfeffer were married May 28, 1984, in Advance...
David Clack (01/13/07)
David Milton Clack, 65, of Denver, Colo., died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, in Porter Memorial Hospital in Denver, Colo., following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 20, 1941, in Charleston, Mo., son of Milton and Ida Ruth Black Clack. Clack was a graduate of Charleston High School, and received a degree in business administration from Mississippi State University...
Carl LaCroix (01/13/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Carl "Sour" LaCroix, 84, of Advance died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, in Muskogee, Okla. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Judith Westrich (01/13/07)
Judith Ann Westrich, 66, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at her home as she requested, surrounded by her loving family. Judy died after a long, courageous fight with breast cancer. Judy was born Feb. 26, 1940, in St. Louis, to her loving parents, Otto and Leotta Macke. She met and married her beloved husband of 51 years, Andrew Westrich, in October 1955, in what is now Scott City, Mo...
Donald Underwood (01/13/07)
Donald Robert Underwood, 58, of Centerville, MO., died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill., after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 5, 1948, in San Pedro, Calif., to Louie "Pete" Underwood and the late Dorothy "Tina" Underwood...
Lillian Heagy (01/13/07)
PATTON, Mo. -- Lillian Heagy, 82, of Arcadia died Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at Stockoff Nursing Home in Fredericktown, Mo. She was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Middle Brook, Mo., daughter of Tiller Lester and Lola Mae Cox Parton. She and Charles W. Dennison were married in 1941. He passed away Feb. 20, 2002. She and William Heagy were married Nov. 23, 1970. He died June 27, 1980...
Donald Lintner (01/12/07)
Donald L. Lintner, 74, of Perryville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2006, at his home. He was born June 24, 1932, at Perryville, son of Edwin J. and Katherine (Hoehn) Lintner. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the U.S. Army Mobility Command...
Rick Fink (01/12/07)
Rick L. Fink, 53, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at his home in Prescott Valley, Ariz. He was born Nov. 14, 1953, in Redbud, Ind., son of Richard and Esther Coffin Fink. He and Susan LaRoe were married Dec. 31, 1977. Fink was a mortgage broker...
Celeste Douglas (01/12/07)
KARNAK, Ill. -- Celeste G. Douglas, 48, of Karnak died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1958, at Bonne Terre, Mo., daughter of Dr. Don and Sue Arnoldi Hunt. She first married Ward Walshon, who preceded her in death. She later married Raymond Douglas Jr...
Robert Dunn (01/12/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Retired Army Lt. Col. Robert E. Dunn, 90, of Cairo died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 16, 1916, in Cairo, son of John Edward and Grace Jane Roberts Dunn. Dunn received a master's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois. He worked in advertising in Chicago...
Sister Mary Mannion (01/12/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Sister Mary Constance Mannion, R.S.M., 93, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at Catherine's Residence in St. Louis. She was formerly of Chaffee. She was born Sept. 21, 1913, in University City, Mo. She entered the Sisters of Mercy community in Webster Groves, Mo., Sept. 3, 1932, and made her first vows March 12, 1935...
Selma Sperling (01/12/07)
Selma Anna Sperling, 92, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson...
Billy Finley Sr. (01/12/07)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Billy Dean Finley Sr., 59, of Bertrand died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born March 23, 1947, at Anniston, Mo., son of Tom and Ruby Nell McMillen Finley. Finley was employed at Southeast Co-op near Bertrand...
Lorene Lear (01/12/07)
FERGUSON, Mo. -- Lorene Lear, 92, of Ferguson died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at De Paul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo. She was born Jan. 23, 1914, in Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Andrew Jackson and Effie Belver Marberry. She and Odis Abraham Lear were married in Benton, Mo., and he died in September 1975...
Sharon Plemons (01/12/07)
PINSON, Tenn. -- Sharon Plemons, 66, of Pinson died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born April 25, 1940, in Bemis, Tenn., daughter of Jerald and Fannie Putman Kennon. She married Walter R. Plemons. Mrs. Plemons was a 1958 graduate of South Side High School. She was a retired secretary for the Jackson-Madison County School System, and was a notary public for the state of Tennessee. She was a member of Parkburg Baptist Church and Bemis Historical Society...
Mildred Brown (01/12/07)
Mildred Marie Brown, 89, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 25, 1917, at Fruitland, daughter of Charles E. and Mary Gross Leimer. She and John E. Brown were married Feb. 7, 1937, in Pocahontas. He died May 20, 1976...
Donald Underwood (01/12/07)
Donald Robert Underwood, 58, of Centerville, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill., after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 5, 1948, in San Pedro, Calif., to Louie "Pete" Underwood and the late Dorothy "Tina" Underwood...
Iva Thorn (01/12/07)
Iva J. Thorn, 92, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born April 19, 1914, near Gravel Hill, Mo., daughter of Barney and Amanda Hanners Allen. She and Herbert Thorn were married Nov. 28, 1934, in Marble Hill, Mo. He passed away Jan. 23, 1975...
Opal Penland (01/11/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Opal Fern Penland, 89, of Anna died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 27, 1917, in Marion, Ill., daughter of Logan H. and Nancy Elizabeth Burns Basinger. She and Paul Penland were married Oct. 22, 1938, in Jackson...
Rita Witges (01/11/07)
Rita Alvina Witges, 80, of Scheller, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill. She was a member of St. Barbara's Catholic Church in Scheller and Catholic Daughters. Witges was born Aug. 25, 1926, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Annie Baudendistel Bisher. She and Raymond A. Witges were married June 1, 1946, at Oran...
Jewel Crumble (01/11/07)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Jewel Crumble, 54, of Herrin, formerly of Olmsted, Ill., died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, in a pedestrian/automobile accident. Friends may call at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., from 9 a.m. until time of service Friday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Enloe Clemons officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Pulaski County VFW Post 8891...
Eugene Oehler (01/11/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Eugene W. Oehler, 80, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 2, 1926, in Cairo, son of William Joseph and Christina Barbara Klein Oehler. Oehler had worked at Burkart Foam Manufacturing Co., and was a photographer. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Cairo Photography Club...
Mary Barclay (01/11/07)
Mary Lou Barclay, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1950, in St. Louis, daughter of Fred E. and Lillian Morrow Rawlins. Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Ikerman of Cape Girardeau, Dawn Schain of Lebanon, N.H.; a son, Benjamin Rawlins of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Fred and Alan Rawlins of Salem, Va.; a sister, Cathy Glassbrenner of St. Louis; and four grandchildren...
Margaret Jordan (01/11/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Margaret Bennett Jordan, 97, of Tamms went to her heavenly home at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau, with her children at her bedside. She was born June 16, 1909, in East Cape Girardeau, Ill., daughter of Charley and Maney Ahrens Edmundson. She married Harry Bennett Dec. 24, 1926, and to this union seven children were born. He preceded her in death, and she later married the Rev. Louis Jordan Aug. 1, 1954, who also preceded her in death...
Anita Cornehlsen (01/11/07)
Anita B. Cornehlsen, 84, formerly of Farrar, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at The Arbors in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 23, 1922, in Farrar, daughter of Richard and Emma Koenig Fritsche. She and Gilbert J. Cornehlsen were married Nov. 13, 1943, in Tullahoma, Tenn. He died July 1, 1990...
Alberta Loos (01/11/07)
Alberta Loos of Cape Girardeau departed this life peacefully at home in the presence of her living children Jan. 10, 2007, to be with her Lord and Savior, and her late husband, Ervin A. Loos of 32 years, and daughter, Alice. Alberta was born Aug. 2, 1918, to the late Albert and Magdalene Keller Schrader of Cape Girardeau. ...
Lovella Brinkman (01/10/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lovella Fern Brinkman, 66, of Marble Hill died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at her home. She was born July 5, 1940, at Marble Hill, daughter of Troy and Lena Margaret Simmons Atchison. She and Dale Eric Brinkman were married in November 1960 in Alton, Ill. He died in 1972...
John Fleeman (01/10/07)
John Thomas Fleeman, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at his home. He was born Jan. 24, 1947, in St. Louis, son of Elzie and Rose Hadlock Fleeman. He and Connie Bohac were married Sept. 28, 1974, in Bloomsdale, Mo. Fleeman served in the U.S. Marine Corps from May 31, 1967, to March 6, 1970...
Charles Proffer (01/10/07)
Charles W. Proffer, 77, of St. Louis died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007. He was born July 17, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Marvin W. and Alta E. Ludwig Proffer. He married Peggy Gilder. Proffer worked for Kas Potato Chip Co. 34 years. He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ...
Selma McClard (01/10/07)
Selma Anita McClard, 88, of Orofino, Idaho, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, in Orofino. She was born Jan. 16, 1918, at Egypt Mills, daughter of Edward and Amanda Gerlach. McClard attended Lutheran school in Cape Girardeau. She worked at Southeast Missouri Hospital, Southeast Missouri State University, and did in-home housekeeping after she retired...
Hazel VanGennip (01/10/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Hazel Laverne VanGennip, 70, of Marble Hill died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at her home. She was born May 20, 1936, in Glenallen, Mo., daughter of Floyd Kelley and Stella Frances Gregory Christy. She and Robert VanGennip were married June 16, 1956...
Margaret Jordan (01/10/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Margaret Jordan, 97, of Tamms died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Trula Schoenebeck (01/10/07)
Trula Mary Schoenebeck, 87, of Jackson died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 3, 1919, in Jackson, daughter of Henry H. and Clara Loos Willa. She and Karl W. Schoenebeck were married July 2, 1939. He died Aug. 6, 2003...
Donna Cannon (01/10/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Donna Maria Smith Cannon, 62, of Chaffee died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, following an extended illness. She was born June 20, 1944, in Elkton, Md., daughter of Clyde H. and Cathryn Edwards Smith. She and William "Bill" Cannon were married Jan. 26, 1981...
Kevin Barner (01/10/07)
Kevin Barner, also known as "Robert Bear Paw," 14, died Dec. 29, 2006, at Providence Alaska Medical Center of sepsis. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Willow, Alaska, Community Center. A public viewing will begin at 10 a.m. Burial will be after the service at Wasilla Aurora Cemetery. Father Leroy Clementich will officiate...
Charles Mosley (01/09/07)
Charles Evin Mosley, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007. He was born Aug. 15, 1951, at Vanduser, Mo., son of Edgar and Sadie Mosley. He married Betty Johnson. Mosley was a master carpenter, employed with Carpenters Union 1770. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Charles II, Brandon and Clayton Mosley; his parents; siblings, Mary Scott, James Mosley, Mindi Lewis, Bret Estes, Lucy Primm, Marcellus Mosley and Joseph Mosley; and two grandchildren...
Charles Seaman Sr. (01/09/07)
Charles Elroy Seaman Sr., 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born June 14, 1916, in Mount Vernon, Ill., son of Claud and Grace Bennett Seaman. He married Betty Jennings, who died in 1978. Seaman served in the Coast Guard from July 18, 1942, to Jan. ...
Rene Dellamano (01/09/07)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Rene L. Dellamano, 79, of Old Appleton died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Ill. She was born July 3, 1927, in DuQuoin, Ill., daughter of Harry E. and Viola Claunch Jones. She married Arthur I. "Art" Dellamano, who preceded her in death...
Jack Sheppard (01/09/07)
Jack L. Sheppard, 87, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Fremont, Calif., died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 19, 1919, in Concord, Ore., son of William T. and Cloe Dilley Sheppard. He and Jewel McDaniels were married March 31, 1945, in California. She died Feb. 5, 1998...
Connie Whitson (01/09/07)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Connie Ann Acree Whitson, 47, of Jacksonville, N.C., died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 18, 1959, in Washington, Ga., daughter of Fred Jones and Lula Acree. Acree was a 1977 graduate of Meridian High School in Mounds, Ill...
Henry Ashworth (01/09/07)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Henry H. Ashworth, 77, of Cordova, Tenn., formerly of Olive Branch, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1929, in Wickliffe, Ky., son of Mark Hanna and Ruth Myrtle Haws Ashworth. He and Lela Turner were married Jan. 9, 1966...
Josh Hilsgen (01/09/07)
Josh Hilsgen, 17, of Olive Branch, Miss., died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, in Southaven, Miss. He was a student at Olive Branch High School. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Jodie and Ricky Latham of Cape Girardeau; his father, Mark Hilsgen of Olive Branch; two brothers, Chad Hilsgen of Southaven, Chris Latham of Wickliffe, Ky.; and two sisters, Jessy Hilsgen of Olive Branch and Emilie Latham of Wickliffe...
Agnes Dobbs (01/09/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Agnes Z. Dobbs, 99, of Chaffee died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1907, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of Henry Warren and Cora Lee Hodge Shrum. She and John F. Dobbs were married March 23, 1935. He died Feb. 8, 1982...
Ronald Obermann Sr. (01/09/07)
Ronald Lee Obermann Sr., 58, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born July 25, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Arthur Lee and Betty Ann Fuhrmann Obermann. He and Janice L. Welter were married March 20, 1971...
Charles White (01/07/07)
GIDEON, Mo. -- Charles "Chuck" Wayne White, 67, of Gideon died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at his home. He was born on Feb. 17, 1939, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of the late Charles and Cecelia Harris White. White served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War...
Margaret Seyer (01/07/07)
Margaret "Margie" Seyer, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ray and Clara Glaus Stehr. She and Marcus "Pickle" Seyer were married Sept. 30, 1947, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 3, 2004...
Clyde Reed (01/07/07)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Clyde E. Reed, 94, of Commerce died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Ethel Honey (01/07/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ethel Honey, 81, of Tamms died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 10, 1925, daughter of Harley and Pansy McKee McCrite. She and Gerald Honey were married March 26, 1949. He died Jan. 20, 1999...
Mully Strong (01/07/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mully E. Strong, 77, of Marble Hill died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 23, 1929, in Scopus, Mo., son of Louie and Annie Elizabeth Sutherland Strong. He and Ernestine Douglas were united in marriage Jan. 10, 1953, in Piggott, Ark...
Carol Casper (01/06/07)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Carol D. Casper, 65, of Dongola died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Nov. 28, 1941, in Perks, Ill., daughter of Forrest and Henrietta Casper Churchill. She and Roy Casper were married Aug. 30, 1958. He died April 6, 2003...
Margaret Seyer (01/06/07)
Margaret Clara "Margie" Seyer, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at her home. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Cathedral...
Tharon Kennedy (01/06/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Tharon Lee Kennedy, 52, of Chaffee died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 11, 1954, at Chaffee, son of John Lee and Patsy Lou Taylor Kennedy. Kennedy was a member of First Baptist Church...
Donna Cannon (01/06/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Donna Maria Cannon, 62, of Chaffee died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Clyde Reed (01/08/07)
Clyde Edward Reed Sr., 94, formerly of Scott City and Commerce, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 20, 1912, in Lithium, Mo., the son of William Arthur and Nora Peel Reed. He and Eva Mae Bradshaw Moore were married on Nov. 9, 1936, and she preceded him in death on March 18, 1960. He then married Frances Helena Coble Norton in December 1963...
Minferd C. Rhodes (01/08/07)
Minferd C. Rhodes, 78, of Wood River, Ill., formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at the VIP Manor Nursing Home in Wood River. He was born Feb. 7, 1928, near Glen Allen, son of Van Bren and Mattie Upchurch Rhodes. Rhodes delivered mail from the depot in Glen Allen to the post office. ...
Henry H. Ashworth (01/08/07)
Henry H. Ashworth, 77, of Cordova, Tenn., formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at his home in Cordova. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Ronald L. Obermann Sr. (01/08/07)
Ronald L. Obermann Sr., 58, of Jackson died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
John Fleeman (01/08/07)
John Fleeman, 59, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at his home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Samuel Johnson (01/08/07)
Samuel Brooks Johnson, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, son of James Y. and Ella Burns Johnson. He and Bessie Hopper were married July 25, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Dorothy Baker (01/05/07)
Dorothy Lou Juden Baker, 86, of Oxford, Kan., died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at William Newton Memorial Hospital in Winfield, Kan. The funeral will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home in Arkansas City, Kan. Norman Reeves will officiate...
Kevin Poppen (01/05/07)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Kevin Arnold Poppen, 30, of McClure died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, in an automobile accident in East Cape Girardeau, Ill. He was born Nov. 26, 1976, in Chester, Ill., son of Alfred and Linda Foeste Poppen. He and Lisa Dibenedetto were married Nov. 28, 1998, in Bremen, Ill...
James Gihring (01/05/07)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- James E. Gihring, 63, of Altenburg died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 8, 1943, in St. Louis, son of Arnold and Marie Schroeder Gihring. He and Doris Koenig Petzoldt were married July 12, 1975. Gihring served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 to 1972...
Mary Welker (01/05/07)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Mary E. Welker, 79, of Bell City died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 5, 1927, at Avert, Mo., daughter of William B. and Eartie Hammond Henson. She and William A. "Bill" Welker were married April 29, 1967, at Oran, Mo...
Wanda Schrader (01/05/07)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Wanda Juanita Schrader, 90, of West Linn, Ore., died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at Just Like Home in West Linn. She was born July 30, 1916, at Zalma, daughter of William and Rhoda Sitz Pape. She and Clarence Schrader were married Aug. 22, 1942, in St. Louis. He died March 1, 1970...
Linda Ramsey (01/05/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Linda Sue Ramsey, 63, of Sikeston died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1943, near Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Jim and Carrie Carlyle Western. She and James E. Ramsey were married June 13, 1961, at Bertrand. Ramsey was a 1961 graduate of Sikeston High School. She had worked at McMullin Mini-Mart near Sikeston...
Tina Sissom (01/05/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Tina M. Hale Sissom, 42, of Thebes died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1964, in Chicago Heights, daughter of Robert Monroe and Kathe Matz Hale. She married James B. Sissom March 28, 1998. Mrs. Sissom was employed by Kagmo Electric Motor Co. She was a member of Apostolic Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church and Thebes Women's Club...
Sue Rademaker (01/05/07)
Sue Anne Rademaker, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 5, 1946, in Sparta, Tenn., daughter of Willie Carson and Peggy Anne Herndon Brown. She and Tim Rademaker were married Aug. 24, 1968, in Strongsville, Ohio...
Cricket Merrick (01/05/07)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Ruth Charlene "Cricket" Warren Merrick entered into eternal rest at 7:14 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Shawnee, Kan. A devoted wife and mother, Cricket and her family were active in the First Baptist Church of Charleston and more recently, the First Baptist Church in Jefferson City, Mo...
Thelma Kingsbury (01/05/07)
Thelma Jane "Tellie" Kingsbury, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 5, 1916, in Zalma, Mo., daughter of Marvin B. and Mae Back Moore. She and Clark E. Ervin were married in 1939 at Bonne Terre, Mo. He died in 1973. She later married Delbert Kingsbury Nov. 22, 1984, in Adrian, Mo. He died Aug. 6, 1996...
James Gihring (01/04/07)
James Gihring, 63, of New Wells died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Leroy Jones Jr. (01/04/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Leroy Jones Jr., 60, of Cairo died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at Daystar Care Center. He was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Cairo, son of Leeroy and Lovie Jones Sr. Jones was a graduate of Sumner High School. He had been a print press operator in East Prairie, Mo., and had worked at Burkart and Cairo police department...
Tina Sissom (01/04/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Tina M. Sissom, 42, of Thebes died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Rasco (01/04/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Lucy "Geraldine" Rasco, 78, of Greenville, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at Greenville Regional Hospital. She was born Oct. 27, 1928, at Menfro, Mo., daughter of James and Mary L. Colin Hager. Rasco had been a preschool teacher, cook and dishwasher. She was a member of Southern Baptist Church in Greenville. She was formerly of Perryville...
Maxine Montgomery (01/04/07)
Maxine Montgomery, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at the Chateau Girardeau. She was born July 16, 1916, in Fruitland, Mo., daughter of Guy and Eutha Hansel. She married Henry Montgomery in Cape Girardeau on March 10, 1949. He preceded her in death...
Todd Sides (01/04/07)
Todd E. Sides, 26, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Todd was born March 22, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, son of Terry L. and Cheryl Penny Sides. He was a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School, and had been employed at the T. Wayne Lewis Family Dentistry in Jackson since his graduation...
Charles Richardet (01/03/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles F. "Jake" Richardet, 78, of Alsip, Ill., formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 29, 1928, at Perryville, son of Lester and Florence Layton Richardet. Richardet first married Mary Lou Enlow. He later married Betty Lois Cox, who died Sept. 26, 1974. He then married Ida Lucenti...
Todd Sides (01/03/07)
Todd E. Sides, 26, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 22, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, son of Terry L. and Cheryl Penny Sides. He was a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School and had been employed at the T. Wayne Lewis Family Dentistry in Jackson since his graduation...
Lindell Myers (01/03/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lindell Joy Myers Sr., 71, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at his home. He was born Dec. 26, 1935, son of Walter and Eva Jordan Myers. He and Hester Francis were married in November 1953. She died in June 1981. He later married Christene Hill April 17, 1982...
Charleen Stevens (01/03/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charleen M. Stevens, 46, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at her home. She was born Oct. 11, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James and Lillian Moonier Schmidt. Stevens was employed in housekeeping. Survivors include two sons, Westley Barnett and Josh Stevens of Perryville; two sisters, Joyce Favier of High Ridge, Mo.; Sharon Brown of Perryville; two brothers, Gerald and Paul Schmidt of Perryville...
Thelma Renshaw (01/03/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Thelma Aileen Renshaw, 75, of Thebes died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 23, 1931, in Gale, Ill., daughter of Alma Adams. Renshaw graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and Edwardsville with a master's degree in library science. She had been a teacher and librarian more than 30 years. She was a member of American Association of Librarians and member of Latter-Day Saints...
Denny Davis (01/03/07)
Humphrey Denny Davis, 79, of Fayette, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at Cooper County Memorial Hospital in Boonville, Mo. Davis was a reporter at the Southeast Missourian from 1951 to 1954. He was born May 8, 1927, in Fayette, son of Lionel Winchester and Sarah Elizabeth Denny Davis. He and Barbara Ellen Hartsgrove were married June 6, 1954...
Terry Hampton (01/03/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Terry Ray Hampton, 55, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at his home. He was born July 4, 1951, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Joe M. and Emma Berniece Franks Hampton. Hampton was a meat cutter several years at Stan's Food Mart. He lived in Sikeston most of his life. He was a former member of Concordia Lutheran Church and recently became a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville...
Helen Crump (01/03/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Helen Marie Crump, 81, of Chaffee died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at her home. She was born June 25, 1925, at Chaffee, daughter of Fred and Coletta Regina Compas Lux. Crump was a retired supervisor for the Thorngate LTD in Chaffee. She was a volunteer for the nursing home ombudsman for the Southeast Missouri area. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Rev. Cletes Miller (01/03/07)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- The Rev. Cletes Eugene Miller, 84, of Marion, Ill., formerly of Carbondale, Ill., and Murphysboro, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at Parkway Manor in Marion. He was born June 17, 1922, at Thebes, Ill., son of Eugene and Alma Webb Miller. He was married Oct. 28, 1939, to Ethel Sams...
Leon Lauck (01/03/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Leon Lauck, 65, formerly of Chaffee, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Announcement courtesy of Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Steven Dain (01/03/07)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Steven P. Dain, 60, of Olive Branch died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born Sept. 12, 1946, in Cairo, Ill., son of Albert E. and Sue LeSar Dain. Mr. Dain retired from Cairo High School where he was a teacher and guidance counselor 31 years. ...
Sue Rademaker (01/03/07)
Sue Anne Rademaker, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 5, 1946, in Sparta, Tenn., daughter of Willie Carson and Peggy Anne Herndon Brown. She and Tim Rademaker were married Aug. 24, 1968, in Strongsville, Ohio...
Floyd Clippard (01/02/07)
Floyd S. Clippard, 88, of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Oak Ridge, son of Alphonso "Dick" and Irene J. Samuel Clippard. He was a 1936 graduate of Oak Ridge High School and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Bernice Steck (01/02/07)
Bernice R. Steck, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 10, 1925, in Jackson, the daughter of Alpha and Minnie (Rasche) Willer. She and Charles W. Steck were married on July 14, 1955, at the Evangelical church in Jackson...
Lucille Trickey (01/02/07)
Lucille M. Trickey of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 25, 1913, in Whitewater, Mo., daughter of Shelby Strong and Cora Spradling Strong. She and Hugh Trickey were married Nov. 19, 1937, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 2, 1963...
Sue Rademaker (01/02/07)
Sue Anne Rademaker, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Linda Tucker (01/02/07)
Linda L. Tucker, 54, of Perryville, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at the Perry County Nursing home. She was born Feb. 2, 1952, in St. Louis, daughter of Francis J. and Delphia (Mangels) Tucker. Tucker was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Mo., River Hills Eagles Lodge 4043, Elk's Lodge 2701 and AmVets Post 94, all in Perryville...
Steven Dain (01/02/07)
Steven P. Dain, 60, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Jones Funeral Home of Tamms, Ill.
Mabel Probst (01/02/07)
Mabel J. Probst, 82, formerly of Jackson died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Greenfield, Tenn., daughter of Arley and Lottie M. McMeans Blaylock. Probst worked several years at the former Jackson Boarding Home and Jackson Residential Care...
Thelma Renshaw (01/02/07)
Thelma Renshaw, 75, of Thebes, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Albert Atkins (01/02/07)
Albert P. Atkins, 83, of Jackson died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Oberlin, Ohio, son of Zigmond and Julia Ragoni Atkins. He married Lorretta J. Pisanello July 12, 1958, at the St. Josephs Catholic Church in Alliance, Ohio...