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Obituaries from July 2007

Martha Smith (07/31/07)
Martha L. Smith, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Michael Mallard (07/31/07)
Michael Lee Mallard, 50, of Sikeston died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1956, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Rolland L. and Bernice Traw Mallard. He and Angie Morse were married Nov. 10, 2004...
John Matthews Sr. (07/31/07)
John C. Matthews Sr., 83, died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. He was born Jan. 10, 1924, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Jack and Elsie Sullivan Matthews. He and Lois Hammonds were married Oct. 9, 1943. Matthews was an agent with Standard Oil Co. 32 years before retiring. He was a member of First United Methodist Church...
Gary Dover (07/31/07)
Gary L. Dover, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 15, 1940, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Raymond and Verda Meisenheimer Dover. He and Bonnie Michelson were married Dec. 27, 1974, in Cape Girardeau...
Ronald Matthew (07/31/07)
Ronald W. Matthew, 61, of Cape Girardeau and Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at his home in Hayti. He was born Feb. 20, 1946, in Pawnee, Ill., son of Howard C. and Imogene Tindle Matthew. He and Cynthia Needham were married Nov. 16, 1995, in Caruthersville, Mo. He was of the Presbyterian belief...
Legia Eakins (07/31/07)
Legia Eakins Legia I. Eakins, 83 of Jackson (Tilsit) went to be with the Lord Sunday, July 29, 2007, having been a patient at Saint Francis Medical Center the past two weeks. She was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Burfordville, daughter of the late Julius Alva and Minnie Irene Nance Crader. She and Hobert L. Eakins were married July 8, 1942, in Chaffee, Mo. He died May 27, 1985...
Legia Eakins (07/30/07)
Legia I. Eakins, 83, of Jackson died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Ron Matthew (07/30/07)
Ron Matthew, 61, of Cape Gir­ar­deau died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at his Hayti residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Sandra Flowers (07/30/07)
Sandra Pearl Flowers, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar­deau. She was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Pearl Edward and Mamie Elizabeth Gray Farrow. Survivors include two sons, Darrell Trickey of St. ...
Elizabeth Beardslee (07/30/07)
Elizabeth Beardslee, 89, of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 17, 1918, in Sagmore, Pa., daughter of George and Ann Sovitch Garber. She married Maurice Beardslee June 18, 1940, in Detroit. He died Oct. 21, 2001...
Janssen Coonts (07/30/07)
Janssen Ray Coonts, 27, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at his residence. He was born Aug. 1, 1979, in Cape Girar­deau, son of Danny Ray and Jan Frances Rhodes Coonts. He is survived by his mother, Jan Rhodes of Cape Girardeau; father, Danny Ray Coonts of Scott City; stepmother, Mary Coonts of Scott City; three brothers, Clarence Biggerstaff of Cape Girardeau, Daniel Coonts of Jackson and Michael Coonts of Scott City; three sisters, Samantha Coonts of Scott City, Ladonna Kennedy of Cape Girardeau and Erin Kluesner of Chaffee, Mo.. ...
Michael Strong (07/30/07)
Michael Ernest "Turtle" Strong, 49, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at his residence. He was born Dec. 26, 1957, in Cape Gir­ar­deau, son of Mulley Edward and Ernestine Douglas Strong. Strong worked as a backhoe operator for Big River Cable Company and was of the Congregational Methodist faith...
Ava Emerson (07/30/07)
Ava Allene Emerson, 93, of Morley, Mo., died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Oct. 27, 1913, at Maynard, Ark., daughter of Alph and Gussie Johnston Evans. She married Jim Mac Emerson Jan. 21, 1939 in Blytheville, Ark. He died April 5, 1991...
Robert Feldmeier (07/30/07)
Robert Louis Feldmeier, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir­ardeau. He was born Sept. 12, 1911, in Valmeyer, Ill., son of Samuel H. and Wilhelmine Koenigsmark Feldmeier. He and Clara Goeddel were married on Nov. 11, 1939, in Waterloo, Ill. She died April 22, 2007...
Gary Dover (07/29/07)
Gary L. Dover, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 15, 1940, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Raymond and Verda Meisenheimer Dover. He and Bonnie Michelson were married Dec. 27, 1974, in Cape Girardeau...
John Matthews (07/29/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- John Matthews of Sikeston. died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Martha Thornhill (07/29/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Martha Della Thornhill, 86, of Rockford, Ill., formerly of Marble Hill, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Medina Nursing Home in Medina, Ill. She was born Jan. 1, 1921, at Carbon Hill, Ala., daughter of Alonzo and Ida Wright Herron. She and Freemont Thornhill were married. He died April 25, 1989...
Janssen Coonts (07/29/07)
Janssen Coonts, 27, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 28, 2007. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Myrtle Smith (07/29/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Myrtle M. Smith, 99, of Marble Hill died Friday, July 27, 2007, at the Eldercare facility in Marble Hill. She was born Oct. 10, 1907, at Bessville, Mo., to Ora and Nellie Burkhart Spain. She and John Smith were married Aug. 22, 1944. He died April 6, 1979...
Larry Hale (07/29/07)
Larry J. Hale, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 27, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 12, 1936, in Vanduser, Mo., son of Herbert R. and Cassie D. Andrews Hale. He and Della Barnes were married Jan. 5, 1957, in Hernando, Miss. She died June 14, 1994...
Benjamin Abbott (07/29/07)
Benjamin H. "Benny" Abbott, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, July 26, 2007, at his home. He was born May 3, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harry H. and Elsdena Scherer Abbott. He and Dorothy Mae Glasser were married Sept. 23, 1950, in Kelso, Mo...
Trula Ladreiter (07/29/07)
Trula E. Ladreiter, 92, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2007, at the Monticello House. She was born Feb. 7, 1915, in Pocahontas, daughter of Dr. R.D. ad Sally Bowers Blaylock. She and Vernon Ladreiter were married Sept. 14, 1934. He passed away Aug. 19, 1996...
Elizabeth Beardslee (07/29/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- Elizabeth Beardslee, 89, of Benton died Saturday July 28, 2007, at Heartland Care center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Robert Feldmeier (07/29/07)
Robert L. Feldmeier, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Friday July 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born on Sept. 12, 1911, in Valmeyer, Ill. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Bollinger (07/29/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dorothy Lee Bollinger, 81, of Advance, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, July 27, 2007, at home. She was born July 21, 1926, in Jackson, daughter of Philip Albert and Virgie Rowan Brown Hoffmeister. Bollinger was a housekeeper at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was a former member of Third Street Methodist Church of Cape Girardeau...
Trula Ladreiter (07/28/07)
Trula E. Ladreiter, 92, of Jackson died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at Monticello House. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at New McKendree United Methodist Church.
Esther Bivins (07/28/07)
Esther Joyce Bivins, 84, of Tallahassee, Fla., died Saturday, July 21, 2007. She was born in Peru, Neb. She married John Harrison Bivins, who died in 1986. Bivins lived in Greenwich, Conn., Naples, Fla., and moved to Tallahassee in 1989. She was a former legal secretary and served as administrative assistant to the president of Walden College in Naples. While in Greenwich she helped establish the Meals on Wheels program. She was a member of Killearn United Methodist Church...
Agnes Pitts (07/28/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Agnes Pitts, 83, of Anna died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 16, 1924, in Lillyville, Ill., daughter of Edmond Carl and Minnie Elizabeth Helmink Menees. She and Thomas "Pete" Pitts were married Feb. 14, 1948, in Cobden, Ill. He died Oct. 8, 1987...
Roy Graham (07/28/07)
Roy C. Graham, 71, of Scott City died Friday, July 27, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Clearwater, Ark., son of Ruben and Mary Taylor Graham. He and Anna F. Shempert were married Oct. 16, 1962, in Osceola, Ark. Graham was a machinist with Elgin Sweeper in Elgin, Ill., retiring in 1990...
Geneva Seyer (07/28/07)
HIGH RIDGE, Mo. -- Geneva L. Sander Seyer, 84, of High Ridge died Friday, July 20, 2007, of a sudden heart attack at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. Geneva "Mutt" was born March 28, 1923, at Fornfelt, daughter of William George and Pauline E. Eifert Sander. She and Sylvester Seyer of St. Louis were married Dec. 26, 1942, at St. Ambrose Church in Chaffee, Mo., and recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary...
Fletcher Chasteen (07/28/07)
Dr. Fletcher Otis Chasteen of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, July, 26, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1925, near Bloomfield, Mo., son of Fletcher W. Chasteen and Ivah G. Miller. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy in 1943, and after completing radio communications school was assigned to the USS Allendale APA 127. ...
Margaret Collins (07/28/07)
STEELVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret Anita Collins, 76, of Steelville passed away Thursday, July 26, 2007, at her daughter's home in Steelville. She was born Oct. 28, 1930, in Kewanee, Mo., to Charles L. and Ruby Gentry Woods. She was married to Richard Harrington and later to Howard Collins...
Benjamin Abbot (07/28/07)
Benjamin H. "Benny" Abbott, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, July 26, 2007, at his home. He was born May 3, 1926, in Cape Gir­ardeau, son of Harry H. and Elsdena Scherer Abbott. He and Dorothy Mae Glasser were married Sept. 23, 1950, in Kelso, Mo...
Benjamin Abbott (07/27/07)
Benjamin Abbott, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Frank Mateka (07/27/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frank E. Mateka, 86, of Perryville, Mo., died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Oct. 9, 1920, at House Spring, Mo., the son of Frank and Barbara Steck Mateka. He and Rosalia Wuertz were married May 7, 1949...
Cletus Brown (07/27/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cletus M. Brown, 87, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Jan. 4, 1920, at St. Mary, Mo., son of Merlin V. and Judie M. Hudson Brown. He and Retha L. Gale were married April 25, 1943. She died Sept. 24, 2003...
Mildred Calvin (07/27/07)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Mildred Ruth Calvin, 87, of Villa Ridge died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Oct. 25, 1919, in Villa Ridge, daughter of Glenn W. and Myrtle Helman Aldrich Sr. She married Raymond Calvin, who died Nov. 22, 1980...
Margaret Collins (07/27/07)
STEELVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret Anita Collins, 76, of Steelville, Mo., passed away Thursday, July 26, 2007, at her daughter's home in Steelville. She was born October 28, 1930, in Kewanee, Mo., to Charles and Ruby (Gentry) Woods. She was married to Richard Harrington and later to Howard Collins...
Mary Waterman (07/26/07)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Mary DeLaine Pearce Waterman, 87, of McClure died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 27, 1919, in Gale, Ill., daughter of Clyde and Margaret Pearce. She and Earl Waterman were married in 1941 in Jackson. He died Sept. 20, 1985...
Herbert Huggins (07/26/07)
Herbert Huggins, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 13, 1929, in Greenfield, Tenn., son of Talma and Ethel Richmond Huggins. He and Margy Poe were married Aug. 17, 1952, in Cape Girardeau. She died Sept. 27, 2002...
Clarence Brant (07/26/07)
KELSO, Mo. -- Clarence J. Brant, 83, of Kelso passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at his home, after a battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elva and Martha Ellen Lampkins Brant. He and Virgie LeDure were married Jan. 18, 1964, in Jackson...
Lula Brinkman (07/26/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lula Mae "Ponnie" Brinkman, 81, formerly of Perryville, died Monday, July 23, 2007, at Manor Grove Nursing Home in Kirkwood, Mo. She was born May 28, 1926, at Lithium, Mo., daughter of Harold A. and Sophia Lorenz Graff. She and Loyd R. Brinkman were married July 6, 1947. He died March 25, 1997...
Pansy Hellman (07/26/07)
Pansy M. Hellman, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 29, 1935, at Daisy, daughter of Vester and Beulah Propst Crites. She and Herman Hellman were married June 3, 1950. He died Nov. 1, 1989...
Sallie Sterling (07/26/07)
Sallie Leuer Sterling, 93, of St. Louis died Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Delmar Gardens of Meramec Valley in Fenton, Mo. She was born Oct. 16, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Harry Foote and Zoe Constance Rozier Leuer. Mrs. Sterling was a homemaker...
Pansy Hellman (07/25/07)
Pansy M. Hellman, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Francis Walsh (07/25/07)
Francis Naydean Walsh, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 23, 2007, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was born March 3, 1931, in Dallas County, Ark., daughter of George Logan and Mamie Ruth Green Walsh. Walsh had worked at the Sterling Store in Fordyce, Ark...
Betty Blankenship (07/25/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Betty Blankenship, 75, of Advance died Monday, July 23, 2007, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 30, 1932, in Leora, Mo., daughter of Archie and Lottie Doublin Berry. She and Jack Blankenship were married May 22, 1950, in St. Louis. He died Oct. 26, 2006...
Vera Wilkinson (07/25/07)
Vera Gertrude Stafford Wilkinson, 83, of Tomball, Texas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Sam Houston Garden in Houston. She was born July 21, 1924, daughter of James and Emma Arnold Hodges. She and James Hurley Stafford were married Aug. 13, 1939, at Swinton, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1953. She was also preceded in death by her second husband, Glen T. Wilkinson...
Norman Heuring Sr. (07/25/07)
Norman J. Heuring Sr., 59, of New Hamburg, Mo., died Tuesday at his home. He was born February 24, 1948 in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles John and Lucille Josephine Westrich Heuring. He married Dorothy Ann Dirnberger on May 31, 1969. Heuring had been an insurance salesman for New York Life, a car salesman for Cape GMC Pontiac and was a self-employed hay farmer. ...
Carl Wyatt (07/24/07)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Carl L. Wyatt, 86, of Eagle Pass, Texas, formerly of Marquand, died Monday, July 16, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1920, in Foster, Okla., son of William G. and Maude B. Barnett Wyatt. He first married Jessie M. Couch, and later married Clayla Haskins...
Richard Mehrle (07/24/07)
Richard E. Mehrle, 55, of St. Charles, Mo., died Thursday, July 19, 2007, in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 14, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert and Geraldine Mehrle. He married Cindy Meyer. Mehrle was a supervisor at Florissant Sod and a member of Loyal Order of the Squirrels...
Calvin Vogelsang (07/24/07)
Calvin C. Vogelsang, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born July 9, 1925, in Cape Gir-ardeau, son of Erwin C.R. and Emelie M. Frank Vogelsang. He married E. Glenneta Allen Aug. 15, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Waterman (07/24/07)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Mary DeLaine Waterman, 87, of McClure died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. She was born July 27, 1919, in Gale, Ill., daughter of Clyde and Margaret Pearce. She and Earl Waterman were married in 1941 in Jackson. He died Sept. 20, 1985...
Arthur Bender (07/24/07)
Arthur J. Bender, 72, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 4, 1935, in St. Louis, son of Adolf H. and Flora Marshall Bender. He and Cecelia Borchelt were married May 27, 1956, in Egypt Mills...
Vera Wilkinson (07/23/07)
Vera Gertrude Stafford Wilk­inson, 83, of Houston, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Sam Houston Garden in Houston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Waterman (07/23/07)
Mary Waterman, 87, of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Gira­r­deau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Calvin Vogelsang (07/23/07)
Calvin C. Vogelsang, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar­deau. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Elner Miller (07/23/07)
Elner Irene Miller, 96, of Cape Girardeau, died July 20, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Gir­ar­deau. She was born Jan. 14, 1911, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Phillip and Ethel McGee Miller. She was a graduate of John S. Cobb School in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Second Missouri Baptist Church, where she served as a member of the gospel choir, Willing Workers Club and secretary of the Sunday school...
Robert Stoelzle (07/23/07)
ANNA, Ill. --Robert W. Stoelzle, 66, of Anna died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at his home. He was born May 20, 1941, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Dr. John A. and Helen Arnold Stoelzle. He married LaDonna S. Feagins June 3, 1967, in Murphysboro, Ill. Stoelzle was a member of Mount Moriah Lutheran Church in Anna and was a U.S. ...
Jewel Ross (07/23/07)
Jewel Ross, 86, of Chaffee, Mo., died July 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 17, 1921, in Whitewater, daughter of George Burrette and Annie Matilda McCormick Kinder. She and Erbin V. Ross were married Jan. 14, 1936. He died May 20, 1993...
Floyd Livingston Jr. (07/23/07)
Floyd Livingston Jr., 77, of Bell City, Mo., was born Feb. 10, 1930, at Oran, Mo., son of Letha Kirby and Albert Floyd Livingston Sr., and passed away July 21, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir­ar­deau. Floyd and Betty Jean Arnold were united in marriage on Jan. 13, 1949, at Benton, Mo., and she survives of the home...
Lloyd Young (07/23/07)
LTC Lloyd Wesley Young, 74, USA Retired, of Scott City, Mo., entered into heavenly rest Friday, July 20, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Never complaining through a long and bravely fought battle with cancer, he was surrounded by his loving family and friends at the time of his passing. He had been a resident of the Lutheran Home since June 1, 2007, and was grateful for the loving care he received...
Lloyd Young (07/22/07)
Lloyd W. Young, 74, of Scott City died Friday, July 20, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Floyd Livingston (07/22/07)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Floyd Livingston, 77, of Bell City died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo.
Iva Stone (07/22/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Iva Oleva Stone, 88, of Marble Hill died Friday, July 20, 2007, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Jan. 7, 1919, in Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of James Louis and Amanda Adeline Green Seabaugh. She and James Clifford Stone were married Sept. 7, 1946. He died Oct. 5, 1996...
Benjamin Ellis Sr. (07/22/07)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Benjamin Franklin Ellis Sr., 90, of Sedgewickville died Friday, July 20, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir­ar­deau. He was born May 25, 1917, at Sedgewickville, son of George Finis and Ella Lou Johnson Ellis. He and Dorothy Mae Hartle were married Sept. 18, 1939, in Cane Hill, Ark...
Marty McDermott (07/21/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Marty Lee McDermott, 44, of Anna died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at his home. He was born May 7, 1963, in Highland, Ill., son of William Sherman and Betty Jane Dickerson McDermott. McDermott was a graduate of Anna-Jonesboro High School and attended Landmark Pentecostal Church...
David Farris (07/21/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- David L. Farris, 79, of Tamms died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Jonesboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Nov. 27, 1927, in Marion, Ill., son of Lawrence and Hazel Hughes Farris. He married Lellia Dailey...
William Shields (07/21/07)
William P. "Bill" Shields, 82, of Jackson died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Hindsboro, Ill., son of Walter P. and Rose M. Ramsey Shields. He and Pauline Fiedler were married Nov. 12, 1960...
Lottie Hanners (07/20/07)
Mary Mae Lottie Hanners, 98, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 1, 1908, at Dongola, Mo., daughter of Henry and Effie Schumake Revelle. She and Charley Hanners were married March 25, 1925. He passed away Aug. 8, 1988...
Rebecca Cox (07/20/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Rebecca Lynn Cox, 42, of Advance died July 16, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 23, 1965, in Advance, daughter of Luther and Erma King Cox. Rebecca had been a certified medical aide. She was baptized at Gravel Hill Church near Bell City, Mo...
Mary Holderfield (07/20/07)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Mary Anita Holderfield, 81, of Cobden died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Oct. 25, 1925, in Cobden, daughter of Leonard H. and Sarah Peterman Brown. Holderfield retired from the dietary department at Union County Hospital. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Cobden, and Ladies Auxiliary of Anna Moose Lodge 1346...
Mary Keith (07/20/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary A. Keith, 92, of Anna died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Union County, daughter of Dugan and Agnes Highland Tripp. She married Dr. John R. Keith. Keith was a 1933 graduate of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, and received bachelor and master degrees from Southern Illinois University...
Lloyd West (07/20/07)
Lloyd G. West, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 24, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Vernie and Cora Blanche Oliver West. West served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946 during World War ll...
William Shields (07/20/07)
William P. Shields, 82, of Jackson died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Elzie Long (07/20/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Elzie Long, 75, of Marble Hill died Thursday, July 19, 2007, at his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1931, at Hurricane, Mo., son of Jonas Elzie and Nancy Elizabeth Garland Long. He and Mary Cook were married Jan. 8, 1955. Long was a foreman at Lutesville Pallet Co., and a member of Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church...
Jean Palmer (07/20/07)
Jean Margaret Palmer, 71, of Scott City died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 5, 1936, in Caseyville, Ill., daughter of Mark Leroy and Marie Exilda Randall Fults Sr. She and Other Glenn Palmer were married Sept. 19, 1953, in Cape Girardeau. He died Feb. 3, 1990...
Dakota Simpkins (07/20/07)
Dakota Ray Simpkins, 3 months, of Scott City died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at his home. He was born April 21, 2007, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jerry Wayne Simpkins and Leslie Nichole Provo. Survivors include his parents of Scott City; paternal grandparents, Ray and Sheryl Simpkins of Scott City, Jammie Oldham of Dexter, Mo.; maternal grandparents, Elton and DeAnn Provo of Lenox, Iowa; paternal great-grandparents, Jerry and Maureen Simpkins of Scott City, Barbara Towns of Golconda, Ill., Jim and Karen Oldham of Dexter; maternal great-grandfather, Floyd Jackson Sr. ...
Ina Pirrie (07/19/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ina L. "Sue" Pirrie, 64, of Perryville died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born March 22, 1941, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of Clarence Owen and Elvarine Carter Howell. She and Robert Pirrie were married May 8, 1965, in Evansville. He died Feb. 6, 1991...
Jessie Green (07/19/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jessie Green, 96, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 26, 1910, in Pocahontas, Ark., daughter of Isaac Elvie and Josie Davidson Marlett. She and Harl Green were married Dec. 20, 1933. He died March 15, 1986...
Rose Hurt (07/19/07)
Rose M. Hurt, 67, of Friedheim died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Jefferson City, Mo., daughter of William "Herbert" and Anna Margaret Gilbers Taggart. She and Emmette Hurt were married April 11, 1959...
Nora Valleroy (07/19/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Nora L. Valleroy, 95, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Dec. 29, 1911, at Lixville, Mo., daughter of George and Mathilda Yamnitz Emde. Valleroy retired from International Shoe Co. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Rev. Jules Yallaly (07/19/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Jules G. Yallaly, 97, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 9, 1909, at St. Mary, Mo., son of William and Martha Harter Boyd Yallaly. Yallaly was a Catholic priest...
Margaret Bizzell (07/19/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret Ann Bizzell, 73, of Sikeston died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 10, 1933, in Sikeston, daughter of O.E. and Mary Lee Kincy Lathom. She and Walter E. Bizzell were married Sept. 6, 1953, in Sikeston...
Richard Kluesner (07/19/07)
Richard Darren Kluesner, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 1, 1970, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joe and Elizabeth "Betty" Welter Kluesner. Richard was a 1988 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School, and a plasterer many years in the local area. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and Knights of Columbus in Jackson...
Millicent Wandrick (07/19/07)
Millicent V. Wandrick, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 16, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 24, 1923, at Whitewater, daughter of Pete and Ruby Snider Pittman. She and Michael Wandrick were married in 1949 in Piggott, Ark...
Georgia Snider (07/19/07)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Georgia Snider, daughter of the late George Arthur Evans and Golden Virginia Bowman Evans was born April 29, 1927, at Dexter. She departed this life in the Emergency Room of Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at the age of 80...
Freda McBride (07/19/07)
Freda McBride, 82, of Scott City died at her home Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at 7:52 a.m. She was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Earl and Anna Mae Redfern Sanders. She and Emmett McBride Jr. were married Aug. 9, 1942, in Chaffee. He died May 23, 2002...
Richard Kluesner (07/18/07)
Richard D. Kluesner, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jim Russell (07/18/07)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Jim D. Russell, 74, of Mounds died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born March 27, 1933, in Cairo, Ill., son of Harry and Era Hodges Russell. Russell retired as accountant/comptroller with Cairo Public Utility Commission. He was a former treasurer for city of Cairo. He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Cairo, and was a deacon and choir member...
Joseph Koelzer (07/18/07)
Joseph Lonnie Koelzer, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 16, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph A. and Beulah W. Bowerman Koelzer. He and Shirley C. Griffith were married July 15, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
Jessica Cox (07/18/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jessica Ann Cox was stillborn Monday, July 16, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her parents, Kenneth August and Pamela Sue Robins Cox of Perryville; two brothers, Christopher and Charles Cox of the home; a sister, Elizabeth Brewer of Tupelo, Miss.; grandparents, Floyd and Joyce Cox Taylor of Perryville, Mary Robins of Marble Hill, Mo.; and great-grandmother, Georgia Spain of Marble Hill...
Shelley Sparks (07/18/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Shelley Ann Sparks, 35, of Marble Hill passed away Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. She was born June 22, 1972, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Dean E. and Sandra K. Thiele Crites. She and Kevin Franklin Sparks were married March 20, 1999...
Travis Crouch (07/18/07)
Travis Abram Crouch, 23, of Aberdeen, Md., died Thursday, July 5, 2007. He was born July 22, 1983, in Midlothian, Va., son of David and Kim Nelson Crouch. Crouch graduated from Harford Technical High School in 2001, with a certificate in machining. He was a CNC machinist with Siemens Inc. of North East, Md...
Millicent Wandrick (07/18/07)
Millicent V. Wandrick, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 16, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 24, 1923, at Whitewater, daughter of Pete and Ruby Snider Pittman. She and Michael Wandrick were married in 1949 in Piggott, Ark...
Gladys West (07/18/07)
GENESEO, Ill. -- Gladys L. West, 83, of Geneseo, Ill., passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2007. Survivors include her husband, LaVerne West; a daughter, Dixine (Rick) Grantham of Jackson and their children, Tyler and Hunter Grantham; two sons, Don (Peggy) West and Duane (Karen) West, both of Geneseo, Ill.; four sisters; three brothers; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews...
Rebecca Cox (07/18/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Rebecca Lynn Cox, 42, of Advance died July 16, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. She was born May 23, 1965, in Advance, daughter of Luther and Erma King Cox. Rebecca had been a certified medical aide. She was baptized at Gravel Hill Church near Bell City, Mo...
Joseph Koelzer (07/17/07)
Joseph Lonnie Koelzer, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 16, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Betty Stortz (07/17/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Betty M. Stortz, 75, of Perryville died Monday, July 16, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 13, 1932, at Perryville, daughter of R. Dwight and Golda Probst Smith. She and Jerry Stortz were married Sept. 8, 1951, in Perryville. Stortz had worked in the cafeteria at Perryville High School. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and Eastern Star Chapter 338, and charter member of Perry County Sportsman's Club Auxiliary...
Shelley Sparks (07/17/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Shelley Ann Sparks, 35, of Marble Hill died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Aaron Stewart (07/17/07)
Aaron David Stewart, 19, of Scott City died Monday, July 16, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 15, 1988, in Cape Gir­ar­deau, son of Michael Dale and Laura Jane Sandvos Stewart. Stewart was a 2007 graduate of Scott City High School. He was employed by Michael Stewart Construction in Scott City, and was a member of Father's Arms Fellowship...
Robert Bridges (07/17/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Robert Bridges, 61, of Sikeston died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at his home. He was born April 19, 1946, in Cottage Hills, Ill., son of Orvile and Gladys Arnold Bridges. He and Dianne F. Wiegand were married Nov. 14, 1966, in Alton, Ill...
Esther Schmidt (07/17/07)
Esther M. Schmidt, 94, of The Lutheran Home, formerly of Jackson, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir­ar­deau. She was born July 31, 1912, in Altenburg, Mo., daughter of Rudolph and Anna Verseman Lohmann. She and Arnold E. Schmidt were married Oct. 30, 1937. He passed away Dec. 7, 1990...
Katie Tanner (07/17/07)
Katie Tanner, 19, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 13, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1987, in Cape Girardeau. Katie is survived by her loving parents, Norman and Jeannie Drury Tanner of Cape Girardeau; five sisters, Angie Glueck, Tammy Glueck, April Glueck (Jeff) Bonham, Casey Glueck and Tabitha Tanner, all of Cape Girardeau; grandparents, Charles and Shirley Drury Sr. of St. Louis; and great-grandmother, Hazel Luebbers of Cape Girardeau...
Margaret Painter (07/17/07)
Margaret Painter of Orlando, Fla., was born in 1922. She was the daughter of John and Armilda Crawford Heacker Jack of Knoxville, Tenn. She died Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at her home. Margaret is survived by four children, Karen Elizabeth Painter of Orlando, John B. ...
Gladys Bollinger (07/15/07)
Gladys Bollinger, 90, of Jackson died Friday, July 13, 2007, at Monticello House, where she had lived the past two years. She was born July 9, 1917, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of the late Henry and Sarah Hahs Barks. She attended the former Clippard and Fulbright Elementary Schools in Oak Ridge. She and Floyd T. Bollinger were married May 20, 1939. He passed away September 10, 1988...
Earl Wills (07/15/07)
Earl Wills, 95, of Millersville died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Charles Ramsey (07/15/07)
Charles W. Ramsey, 80, of Jackson died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Katie Tanner (07/15/07)
Katie Tanner, 19 years old of Cape Girardeau passed away on July 13, 2007, at Saint Louis University Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Notre Dame Regional High School, and a prayer service at 7 p.m. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Vincent de Paul Church...
Lisa James (07/15/07)
Lisa James, 36, of Jackson died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Martha Ann Wiley (07/16/07)
Martha Ann Wiley, 75, of Jackson died Friday, July 13, 2007, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 7, 1931, in Keytesville, Mo., daughter of Russel and Mildred Temple Cox. She and Dr. Frank Wiley were married Dec. 23, 1950. Wiley was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Jackson. She was also a member of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years...
Wilford Gean (07/16/07)
SIKESTON, MO. --Wilford Gean, 74, of Sikeston died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Jan. 20, 1933, in Peach Orchard, Ark., son of Samuel and Hazel Tyler Gean. He married Glida Rucker in September 1951...
Christine Lape (07/16/07)
Christine "Tena" Lape, 93, of New Hamburg, Mo., died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 15, 1914, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Henry and Rosella Layton Scheffer. She and Ode David Lape Sr. were married Sept. 10, 1935. He died March 25, 1967...
Bert Patterson (07/16/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Bert Patterson, 72, of Tamms died Saturday, July 15, 2007, at his home. He was born June 12, 1935, in Germantown, Tenn., son of Robert and Lecey Carter Patterson. Patterson was a farm laborer. Survivors include his wife, Anna (Davis) Patterson, of Tamms; four sons, David Patterson of Perryville, Mo., Thomas Patterson of Dongola, Ill., Bobby Patterson of Mounds, Ill., and Kenneth Patterson of Tamms; six daughters, Debbie Rigoby of Starksville, Miss., Barbara Swan of Cheyenne, Wyo., Sueann Tellor of Tamms, Ann McInnes and Linda McAlcine, both of Leonardtown, Md., and Tonya Patterson of Elksville, Ill.; a sister, Elizabeth Harvell of Tamms; three brothers, Fred Baker of Caraway, Ark., Pete Timbs of Millington, Tenn., and Elton Timbs of Atlanta; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.. ...
Danny Harris (07/16/07)
Danny Gene Harris, 56, of Piedmont, Mo., died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1951, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Charles Lester and Lillian Clack Harris. Harris was a carpenter and home builder. He is survived by two brothers, Lester T. ...
James O'Brien (07/16/07)
James Lawrence O'Brien, 73, of Des Ark, Mo., died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Iron County Memorial Hospital in Pilot Knob, Mo. He was born Sept. 24, 1933, in St. Louis, son of John and Ruth Cassidy O'Brien. He and Eileen Mattingly married Sept. 18, 1965. She died June 15, 1988...
Lisa James (07/16/07)
Lisa James, 36, of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at her home. She was born Aug. 11, 1970, in Farmington, Mo. Lisa attended school at Parkview State School and Horizons Center in Cape Girardeau. She enjoyed life and loved other people with all her heart, which is why so many were blessed being her friend...
Earl Wills (07/16/07)
Earl M. Wills, 95, of Millersville passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir­ar­deau. He was born May 9, 1912, at Daisy, son of the late Ova H. and Shaba Walker Wills. He and Opal Martin were married Dec. 23, 1933, in Jackson...
Donald Perkinson (07/16/07)
Donald Kevin Perkinson of St. Louis, 44, entered into rest Friday, July 6, 2007. He is the beloved son of John and Lorraine Perkinson of Sioux Falls, S.D.; beloved brother of Joyce and Stan Dillingham of Cape Girardeau, Terry and Rosalia Perkinson of Pekin, Ill., Leland Perkinson of Sioux Falls, Curtis Perkinson of San Bernardino, Calif., Brian Perkinson of Dixon, Tenn.; cousin, uncle and friend to many...
Charles Ramsey (07/16/07)
Charles W. Ramsey, 80, of Jackson passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 17, 1927, in rural Chaffee, Mo., son of the late Clyde J. and Lillian E. Statler Ramsey. He and Dorothy Macke-Wilson were married July 10, 1970, in Jackson...
Martha Wiley (07/14/07)
Martha Ann Wiley, 75, of Jackson died Friday, July 13, 2007, at Monticello House. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John Cassel (07/14/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- John C. "Pa" Cassel, 95, of Anna died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at Union County Hospital. He was born June 6, 1912, in Anna, son of Alonzo and Hulda Dillow Cassel. He and Anna E. Headrick were married Oct. 10, 1940, in Cape Girardeau...
Myra McElmurry (07/14/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Myra May McElmurry, 96, of Advance died Friday, July 13, 2007, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 15, 1911, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Earley and Lollie May Bynum. She and Harry Ray McElmurry were married Sept. 27, 1937. He died Aug. 16, 1981...
Carlos Jordan (07/14/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Carlos Dean Jordan, 69, of Tamms died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 17, 1938, in Elco, Ill., son of Oris Lee and Noma Helen Jordan. He married Josephine Hirtz. Jordan was a former railroad employee, and retired from Township Highway Department. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He was formerly of Granite City, Ill...
Gladys Bollinger (07/14/07)
Gladys Bollinger, 90, of Jackson died Friday, July 13, 2007, at Monticello House, where she had lived the past two years. She was born July 9, 1917, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of the late Henry and Sarah Hahs Barks. She attended the former Clippard and Fulbright Elementary Schools in Oak Ridge. She and Floyd T. Bollinger were married May 20, 1939. He passed away September 10, 1988...
Lucille Conrad (07/14/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lucille Conrad, 97, of Marble Hill died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at El Nathan Home in Marble Hill. She was born June 15, 1910, near Bernie, Mo., daughter of Edward and Louise Moore Beckman. She and Plutarch P. Conrad were married in Flint, Mich. He died Nov. 17, 1981...
Bobby Wilson (07/14/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Bobby J. Wilson, 68, of Cairo died Friday, July 13, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 20, 1938, son of Opal and Edna Brown Wilson. He and Sue Lipe were married May 27, 1961. She died Jan. 22, 1998...
Virginia Lenand (07/14/07)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Virginia Lenand, 85, of Portageville died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 9, 1921, at Caney, Mo., daughter of Martin and Lena Halter Menz. She and Glenn Lenand were married April 19, 1947, at Chaffee, Mo...
Sylvia Joyner (07/14/07)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Sylvia L. Joyner, 63, of Mounds died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 19, 1944, in Bardwell, Ky., daughter of Burnie E. and Callie P. Hollis Edging. She married Charles "Spike" Joyner...
Elizabeth Staszak (07/14/07)
Elizabeth A. Staszak, 75, of Buckner, Ill., died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at her home. She was born May 2, 1932, in Chicago, daughter of Louis and Karuline Tylka Kiebles. She married Edward Staszak. Staszak had worked at Freeman Coal Co. Survivors include seven children, Edward and Cassilda Staszak of Herrin, Ill., Kenneth Staszak of Buckner, Donna Jackson of Sesser, Ill., Julie Martin of Christopher, Ill., Daniel Staszak of Johnston City, Ill., Felicia Dick of Mulkeytown, Ill., Carrie Staszak of Cape Girardeau; 12 grandchildren, Jayson Martin, Leon Walker, Melanie Jackson Carnahan, Jammie Martin, Kevin Jackson, Matthew Staszak, Keith Staszak, Derick Staszak, Jesse Martin, Kelcey Dick, John Martin, Zachary Staszak; and 14 great-grandchildren.. ...
Lorene Patterson (07/13/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Lorene Patterson, 87, of Oran died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born June 5, 1920, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of William King and Myrtle Richards Russell. She and Lee Patterson were married Aug. 31, 1940. He died March 11, 1977...
Jo Murphy (07/13/07)
Jo Carol Murphy, 54, of Jackson died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 3, 1952, in St. Louis, daughter of Dr. J. Robert and Virginia Mae Koch Cochran. Murphy was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church. She is survived by a son, Ryan Murphy of Jackson...
Mary Lyons (07/13/07)
Mary Lee Lyons, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 13, 1925, in Grenada, Miss., daughter of Jake and Mary Brocks. She and James Lyons were married Oct. 9, 1951, in Tallahatchie County, Miss...
Maxine Stacy (07/13/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Maxine Marie Stacy, 72, of Chaffee died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 5, 1935, in Folsonville, Ind., daughter of Carl and Geneva Brooks Evans. She and Emory Charles Stacy were married Feb. 13, 1953. He died Jan. 26, 1992...
Thomas Lawson (07/13/07)
Thomas Wayne Lawson, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at his home. He was born May 5,1944, in Chicago, son of William and Wilma Lawson. Lawson worked at VIP Industries, and attended Hanover Lutheran Church. Survivors include cousins Shelly Patterson, Richard McAninch, Ariese Patterson, Jami Ruebel, Kenneth Cornwell, all of Cape Gir-ardeau, and James and Nancy Patterson of Chandlerville, Ill...
Jayden Eubanks (07/12/07)
GORHAM, Ill. -- Jayden Lee Eubanks, 5, of Gorham died Monday, July 9, 2007, in an automobile accident near Murphysboro, Ill. He was born June 21, 2002, at Carbondale, Ill., son of Sarah E. Haynes. Survivors include his parents, Sarah and Sergio Castaneda; a brother, Sergio Castaneda, a sister, Alicia Castaneda, both of Gorham; maternal grandparents, Steve Haynes of Anna, Ill., Sandra and Wade Lingle of Jonesboro, Ill.; and maternal great-grandmother, Bonnie Haynes of Anna...
Gene Curtis (07/12/07)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Gene Curtis, 69, of Matthews died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Aug. 28, 1937, at Matthews, son of Alvin R. and Ollie Elizabeth Winters Curtis. He and Barbara I. Miller were married Oct. 24, 1974, at Matthews...
Oscar Salas (07/12/07)
Oscar L. Salas, 24, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at his home. He was born June 22, 1983, in Irvine, Calif., son of Ernesto G. and Lanette Lawrence Salas. Salas was a bricklayer. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his mother of Cape Girardeau; his father of Santa Ana, Calif.; three brothers, Jesus Salas of Cape Girardeau, Mario Salas of Philadelphia, Ceasar Salas of El Paso, Texas; and a sister, Jessica Salas of Cape Girardeau...
Eugene Abel (07/12/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eugene R. Abel, 57, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 16, 1949, in Perry County, Mo., son of Gerald and Mary Eiman Abel. He and Uputuu "Sukie" Pouafe were married April 26, 1980...
Grover Corbin Jr. (07/12/07)
Grover Cleveland Corbin Jr., 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 2, 1925, in Greenbrier, Mo., son of Grover Cleveland and Ruth Bleckledge Corbin Sr. He and Mary Ann Corbin were married Dec. 5, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. She died Jan. 9, 1995...
Bobby West (07/12/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bobby E. West, 78, of Anna died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. He was born Feb. 21, 1929, son of John and Irene Boyer West. He married Shirley Hileman. West owned and operated West DX and then West Sunoco, had a U-Haul dealership 35 years, and was the representative for AAA Towing Service 30 years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge...
Arnold Jarnot Sr. (07/12/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Arnold B. Jarnot Sr., 69, of Perryville died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 17, 1938, in Mittweida, Germany, son of Gertrude Rau Simon. He and Jeanette "Darlene" Fisher were married Aug. 22, 1987...
Billie Alford (07/12/07)
VIENNA, Ill. -- Billie Lee Alford, 78, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at 11:13 p.m. at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Ill. He was born May 4, 1929, in the Forman community in Johnson County, Ill., son of William Andrew and Frances Lillian Skelton Alford. Billie was united in marriage to Mary Lou Glover in 1976 at her parents' home near Vienna...
Dorothy Phegley (07/11/07)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Dorothy Jean Phegley, 74, of Perkins died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 21, 1932, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Rosewell and Mona Mae Sitce Bess. She and Billy Leon Phegley were married May 14, 1949...
Kevin Beerman (07/11/07)
Kevin J. Beerman, 27, of Germantown, Wis., died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at his home. He was the son of John and Kathleen Beerman. Survivors include his parents, and a sister, Shelly Gibbs of Scott City. The funeral will be held today. Announcement courtesy of Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City...
Dr. Jean Boatright (07/11/07)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Dr. Jean R. Boatright, 81, of Champaign, formerly of Anna, died Monday, July 9, 2007, at his home. He was born March 28, 1926, in Saline County, Ill., son of Horace and Imo Nolen Boatright. He and Betty Glascock were married Jan. 19, 1952. She died Sept. 5, 1996...
Marion Markert (07/11/07)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Marion C. Markert, 86, of Wolf Lake died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 2, 1920, at Ware, Ill., son of Albert Eugene and Fannie E. Sides Markert. He and Jean Knight were married May 29, 1954, in Tunica, Miss. She died Nov. 19, 2006...
Destiny Robinson (07/11/07)
Destiny Quireonna Robinson, 9 months, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 22, 2006, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Michael Robinson and Lakeish Johnson. Survivors include her parents of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Quireon Smallwood and Michael Robinson of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Mika Robinson of Indiana; paternal grandmother, Betty Robinson of Caruthersville, Mo.; maternal grandparents, Jonathan Johnson and Lisa Jean Payne of Cape Girardeau.. ...
Grover Corbin Jr. (07/11/07)
Grover Cleveland Corbin Jr., 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Buna Farris (07/11/07)
Buna Daisy Farris, 93, of Randles died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born April 27, 1914, at Russellville, Ark., daughter of William Claude and Daisy Hill Boley. She and Joe Wheeler Farris were married Nov. 1, 1931. He died March 23, 1984...
Wilburn Reeves (07/11/07)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Wilburn "Webb" Reeves, 72, of Dexter died Saturday, July 7, 2007, at Golden Living Center in Dexter. He was born Sept. 7, 1934, at Parma, Mo., son of Jesse James and Dovie Sue Worley Reeves. He and Juanita May were married in April 1962 at Acorn Ridge, Mo. She died July 11, 1990...
Frances Kutz (07/11/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frances C. Kutz, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1917, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of Bernard and Caroline Dondlinger Unterreiner. She and Walter H. Kutz Sr. were married June 22, 1940, at Biehle. He died Aug. 3, 1982...
Bob West (07/11/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bob West, 78, of Anna died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
James Ellison Jr. (07/11/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James Ellison Jr., 80, of Marble Hill died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. He was born Jan. 19, 1927, in Grand Tower, Ill., son of James and Grace Stricklan Ellison. Ellison was an herbalist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Charles Fisher (07/11/07)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Charles Edward Fisher, 64, of Olive Branch, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 4, 1942, in Alexander County, Ill., son of Harry Earl and Gladys May Stephens Fisher. He married Margaret Dabbs...
Brenda Shaw (07/11/07)
Brenda Jo Meinz Shaw, 57, of Liberal, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Brenda was born Oct. 9, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, the only child of Charles "Whitey" and Mary Lou Bennett Meinz. She and Thomas J. Shaw were married Nov. 30, 1968, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Dr. Jean Boatright (07/10/07)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Dr. Jean R. Boatright, 81, of Champaign, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Monday, July 9, 2007, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Fisher (07/10/07)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Charles Fisher, 64, of Olive Branch died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Phegley (07/10/07)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Dorothy Phegley, 74, of Perkins died Monday, July 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Theresa Smith (07/10/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Theresa Marie Smith, 103, of St. Louis died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at Altenheim Nursing Home in St. Louis. She was born in Perryville, daughter of Aaron Peter and Victoria Ellen Huber Schremp. She was a punch press operator 27 years with Emerson Electric Co. She was a former member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Webster Groves, Mo., and a former member of Western Catholic Union...
William Perdue (07/10/07)
William Danny Perdue, 51, of Bull Shoals, Ark., died Monday, July 2, 2007, at his home. He was born July 13, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of Stanley and Jean Perdue. Formerly of Cape Gir­ar­deau, he moved to Bull Shoals in 2003. He was an over-the-road truck driver. He was a social member of Hoevel-Barnett Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1341, and member of Midway Eagles Aerie 3183...
Robert Cantrell (07/10/07)
Robert Cornelius Cantrell, 73, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, July 6, 2007, in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 5, 1933, in Memphis, Tenn., he was the son of the late William Luther and Mary Bondurant Cantrell. On Sept. 6, 1953, he married Norma Jean Bennett, who survives...
David Noah (07/10/07)
David Lynn Noah, 50, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, July 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 13, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Norman Noah and "Helen" Curtis Noah Caudill. David graduated from Jackson High School in 1976. He worked for Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Department 20 years within the Major Case Files and Drug Task Force, and for the past three years drove a tractor trailer truck for Hook Transportation...
Norma Atchison (07/10/07)
Norma "Lee" Atchison, 75, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Monday, JuIy 9, 2007, at her home surrounded by her family. Lee was born Dec. 19, 1931, in Red Rock, Okla. She graduated from Jackson High School in l949. She started at Proctor & Gamble in 1970 as a line technician and was later transferred to the finished product lab...
Mark Kneibert (07/10/07)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Mark Frederick Kneibert, 42, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Poplar Bluff, died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Kneibert was born April 23, 1965, in Poplar Bluff. He attended Arkansas State University where he was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. ...
Annalee Tinnin (07/10/07)
Annalee A. Tinnin, 64, of Jackson passed away Sunday, July 8, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 25, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George and Geneva Gilles Goode. She and Lee Roy Tinnin were married Aug. 10, 1974. He passed away Feb. 9, 1996...
Bertha Smith (07/09/07)
Bertha I. Smith, 79, of Jackson died Saturday, July 7, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 22, 1927, in Nashville, Tenn., daughter of John L. and Martha Annie Murphy Appelby. Smith worked at Barrett Ward Printing Co. in Nashville, Tenn., for more than 20 years. She later moved to Florida and then in May 2005 moved to Jackson...
Annalee Tinnin (07/09/07)
Annalee Tinnin, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Norman Hann Sr. (07/09/07)
Norman R. Hann Sr., 72, of Dexter, Mo., died Thursday, July 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 15, 1934, in Jasper County, Ill., son of Esther A. Michl Hann and the late Bernard Hann. He and Susan Harrison were married March 15, 2000, in Bloomfield, Mo...
David Noah (07/09/07)
David Noah, 50, of Cape Gir­ardeau died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Bertha Smith (07/08/07)
Bertha Smith, 79, of Jackson died Saturday, June 7, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Robert Cantrell (07/08/07)
Robert Cornelius Cantrell, 73, formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Friday, July 6, 2007, at the home of his son. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Lenore Bloodworth (07/08/07)
ANNA, Ill.-- Lenore J. Bloodworth, 84, of Anna died Thursday, July 5, 2007, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Ill. She was born Jan. 28, 1920, at West Frankfort, Ill., daughter of James and Vertie Durham Thomas. She and George Bloodworth were married Feb. 15, 1938, at Anna. He died April 20, 2005...
Jean Phillips (07/08/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jean C. Phillips, 74, of Anna passed away Friday, July 6, 2007, at Helia Healthcare of Carbondale, Ill. She was born May 16, 1933, in Cobden, Ill., oldest daughter of Harold and Grace Armour Craig. Phillips was a lifelong resident of Union County. She and Ralph "Tiny" Childers were married June 28, 1957. He preceded her in death June 30, 1971. She later married Eddie Phillips Aug. 26, 1978. He survives...
Edward Minor (07/08/07)
Edward Minor, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir­ardeau, Mo. He was born Nov. 25, 1916, in McGee, Mo., son of Bert and Della M. Stilts Minor. He and Agnes Westerwelle Minor were married Aug. 17, 1940, in Greenville, Mo...
Charlotte Hubbard (07/08/07)
Charlotte Ann Butner Hubbard, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 31, 1940, in Tazewell County, Va., daughter of the late Thomas Harvey and Virginia Elizabeth Schuler Butner. She and Percy D. Hubbard were married July 22, 1966, in Newport News, Va...
Homer Campbell (07/07/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Homer "Soup" Campbell, 82, of Anna died Thursday, July 5, 2007, at City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. He was born March 6, 1925, in Balcom, Ill., son of Homer and Zona Lingle Campbell Sr. He and Nadine Swafford were married Feb. 29, 1948, in Tupelo, Miss...
Edward Minor (07/07/07)
Edward E. Minor, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home Sprigg Street Chapel. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with entombment in Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Imogine Burney (07/07/07)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Imogine Burney, 83, of East Prairie died Friday, July 6, 2007, at East Prairie. She was born June 9, 1924, in Paris, Tenn., daughter of Stanley B. and Ruthie L. Cook Thomas. She and Bob Burney were married Dec. 19, 1942, at Charleston, Mo. He died March 9, 1999...
Charlotte Hubbard (07/07/07)
Charlotte Hubbard, 67, died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Robert Cantrell (07/07/07)
Robert Cornelius Cantrell, 93, formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Friday, July 6, 2007, at the home of his son. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Marie Philips (07/07/07)
Marie B. Philips,78, of Warwick, R.I., died Friday, June 29, 2007, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Warwick. She was born April 7, 1929, in Scott City, daughter of Antone and Alma Heuring Kielhafner. She married Joseph Philips 55 years ago. He died in March 2007...
Evelyn Cooper (07/07/07)
Born in Oran, Mo., the fourth child of Bertha Fisher and Robert Fisher, Aug. 3, 1923, Evelyn Lavern Fisher Cooper departed this life Thursday, July 5, 2007, in Austin, Texas. Evelyn is survived by two brothers, Raymond Fisher of Neelyville, Mo., Hershel Fisher of Advance, Mo.; three sisters, Marie Widner of Durand, Mich., Helen Shoaf of Sikeston, Mo., and Wanda Ponce of Bell City, Mo...
Kenneth Reiker (07/07/07)
Kenneth Henry Reiker was born in Cape Girardeau March 24, 1944, and went to be with his God Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at his home in Shalimar, Fla. Ken was 63. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau and attended Murray State University in Murray, Ky. Ken moved to Fort Walton Beach, Fla., in 1969...
Jake Pecord (07/07/07)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Jake Pecord, 16, of Miller City died Friday, July 6, 2007, in a vehicle accident in Miller City. He was born Sept. 6, 1990, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jerry A. and Cacey Williams Pecord. He was a member of La Croix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. He was a student at Central High School in Cape Girardeau, where he was active in FBLA, having recently received national recognition for his work with computers...
Lucy Reynolds (07/06/07)
Lucy Mae Reynolds, 92, of Aurora, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at Aurora Rehab and Living Center. She was born Jan. 14, 1915, in Vanduser, Mo., daughter of Elvis A. and Ella N. Campbell Blanchard. She and Elbert A. Reynolds were married Dec. 25, 1952, in Hammond, Ind. He died Oct 27, 1988...
Myrtle Hitt (07/06/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Myrtle M. Hitt, 85, of Advance passed away Thursday, July 5, 2007, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born May 2, 1922, in Advance, daughter of Will and Maude Helderman Jenkins. She and Leo Hitt were married April 27, 1946. He died June 22, 1982...
William Evans (07/06/07)
William Clark Evans, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at his home. He was born Aug. 27, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Bernard and Venita Clark Evans. He and Dorthylyn Jane Kaltwasser were married Dec. 25, 1960 in Altenburg, Mo...
Evelyn Cooper (07/06/07)
Evelyn Lavern Cooper, 83, of Austin, Texas, died Thursday, July 5, 2007, at The Summit at West Lake Hills in Austin. She is formerly of Oran, Mo. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jerry Stone (07/06/07)
Graveside service for Jerry Edward Stone of Rosiclare, Ill., will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Vienna Fraternal Cemetery in Vienna, Ill. The Rev. C.W. "Chuck" Jackson will officiate. Stone, 80, died Monday, July 2, 2007, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill...
Marcella Johnson (07/06/07)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Marcella L. Johnson, 69, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at the home of a daughter in Carterville, Ill. She was born Feb. 10, 1938, in Carbondale, Ill., daughter of William and Katie Hunsaker Crawford. She and Chester Johnson were married in February 1972. He died Oct. 5, 1995...
Lucy Reynolds (07/05/07)
AURORA, Ill. -- Lucy M. Reynolds, 92, of Aurora, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at Aurora Rehab Center in Aurora, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Jessie Webster (07/05/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jessie Mae Webster, 68, of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday, June 29, 2007, in the home of a daughter in Smyrna, Tenn. Friends may call Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Temple Cogic in Cairo. Terry Holder will officiate, with burial in Green Lawn Memorial Garden in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Jerry Stone (07/05/07)
ROSICLARE, Ill. -- Jerry Edward Stone, 80, of Rosiclare died Monday, July 2, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was the son of Lemuel Harrison and Edna Mae Stone. He was married to Lillian Alene Upton. Stone was a member of the Rosiclare Methodist Church, the American Legion, the Red Cross and the Rosiclare school board...
Mary Unterreiner (07/05/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary D. Unterreiner, 70, of Perryville died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 19, 1936, in Fairfield, Ill., daughter of Emry and Ada Ellen Broeker Borah. She and Howard Shrum were married May 8, 1954. He died Oct. 3, 1969. She and Paul A. Unterreiner were married Nov. 15, 2003...
Elizabeth Seals (07/05/07)
JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. -- Elizabeth J. Seals, 66, of Johnston City died Monday, July 2, 2007, at the home of a daughter in Vienna, Ill. She was born Oct. 10, 1940, in Cobden, Ill., daughter of Franklin and Alma Cook Walker. She and Alfred J. Seals were married in May 1958 in Cobden. He preceded her in death...
Mark Cook (07/05/07)
Mark Anthony Cook, 47, of Junction City, Kan., died Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 25, 1959, in Independence, Mo., son of Clyde Joseph and Marilyn Byrl Jones Cook. Cook was employed at Grocery Supply in Junction City. He was a member of American Legion Post 45...
Russell Cook Sr. (07/05/07)
PATTON, Mo. -- Russell Clyde Cook Sr., 86, of Patton died Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1920, at Mayfield, Mo., son of James Luther and Flora Adeline Mayfield Cook. He and Alene V. Mayfield were married June 12, 1943. She died Feb. 4, 1990...
William Howell (07/05/07)
ZALMA, Mo. -- William Lloyd Howell, 69, of Zalma was born July 11, 1937, at Chaffee, Mo., the son of William and Lucy Smith Howell, and passed away July 4, 2007, at his home. Bill retired from Asa Asphalt in Advance, Mo., where he was a truck driver...
Hazel Propst (07/05/07)
Hazel "Shorty" Myrtle Propst, age 91, died July 3, 2007, at Monticello House in Jackson. Shorty, as most people knew her, was born Aug. 30, 1915, to Charles and Ida Probst Statler in Sedgewickville, Mo. She married Lloyd Propst on Oct. 5, 1940. He preceded her in death Feb. 7, 1974...
Earl Calhoun (07/05/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Earl Douglas Calhoun, 53, of Chaffee died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at his home. He was born May 21, 1954, in Nashville, Tenn., son of Anna Calhoun. Calhoun was a retired self-employed bricklayer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include a daughter, Natasha (Jason) Holweg of Allenville; three grandchildren, Cassie Eichhorn, Kendall and Presley Holweg, all of Allenville; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Randall and Sandra Hibdon; two nieces, Misty Hibdon and Denice Jackson; a great-niece, Brianna Hibdon; a great-nephew, Stevie Jackson, all of Chaffee; and a friend, Teresa Wilkins of Pleasant View, Tenn.. ...
Trella Shirrell (07/05/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Trella V. Shirrell, 90, of Advance passed away Monday, July 2, 2007, at her home. She was born Nov. 25, 1916, in Wayne County, Mo., daughter of Jame Garfield and Leada Trafford Stephens. She and Orville Lee "Jack" Shirrell were united in marriage in January 1932 at Zalma, Mo. He preceded her in death Dec. 16, 1991...
Robbie Brown (07/05/07)
Robbie L. Brown, 30, of St. Louis died Tuesday, July 18, 1989, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Sept. 22, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of Doris McClard Moore. Brown was a graduate of Hazelwood Central Senior High School and attended Florissant Valley Community College...
Doris Moore (07/05/07)
Doris L. Moore, 68, of Jackson died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1938, in Jackson, daughter of Willard "Bill" and Lillie Robins McClard. Moore attended Jackson Public Schools and Florissant Valley Community College. Survivors include two sons, Rick (Diane) Haynes of St. Charles, Mo., Jeff Brown of Jackson; a brother, Allen McClard of Galax, Va.; a granddaughter, Miranda of St. Charles; and her former husband, Rudy Moore of Chester, Ill...
Doris Moore (07/03/07)
Doris L. Moore, 68, of Jackson died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Trella Shirrell (07/03/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Trella Shirrell of Advance died Monday, July 2, 2007, at her home, following an extended illness. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Howell (07/03/07)
Larry D. Howell, 75, of Carmel, Ind., died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 17, 1931, son of Orville A. and Helen Stewart Howell. He and Sylvin Howard were married Nov. 7, 1950. She died Feb. 22, 2004. Howell was a systems analyst for Eli Lilly 33 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of College Park Baptist Church in Indianapolis, and sang in the choir...
Walter Vinyard (07/03/07)
Walter Earl Vinyard, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Walter L. and Beulah Holloway Vinyard. He and Ellen Dean Hartsell Vinyard were married Oct. 13, 1943, in Poplar Bluff. She died Sept. 3, 2002...
Helen Morris (07/03/07)
Helen Dale Morris, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home. She was born Nov. 30, 1916, in Water Valley, Ky., daughter of Floyd Washington and Eugenia Elizabeth Scherffius Morris. Morris served in the Army from Sept. 1, 1943, to March 28, 1945...
George Dunn (07/03/07)
George Wesley Dunn, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Jan. 10, 1922, at Delta, son of George Washington and Eva Totten Dunn. He and Edna P. Vavak were married Feb. 7, 1941, in Jackson. Dunn served in the Army Air Corps from Nov. 10, 1942, to Nov. 6, 1948, with the Flying Tigers. He served in the Indochina Theater...
George Dunn (07/02/07)
George W. Dunn, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
The Rev. Ernest Browning (07/02/07)
The Rev. Ernest "Curt" Browning, 85, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 18, 1922, in Olive Branch, Ill., to Arlie and Eva Gettings Browning. He married Thelma Ball July 16, 1941. She died Feb. 7, 2007...
Vera Marie Griffin (07/02/07)
Vera Marie Griffin, 85, of Chaffee, Mo., died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir­ar­deau. She was born March 19, 1922 in Oran, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Frieda West­rich Dannenmueller. She married Oscar Griffin Nov. 28, 1951. He died Feb. 22, 1999...
Helen D. Morris (07/02/07)
Helen D. Morris, 90, died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Walter Vinyard (07/02/07)
Walter Earl Vinyard, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Gir­ar­deau. He was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Walter L. and Beulah (Holloway) Vinyard. He and Ellen Dean (Hartsell) Vinyard were married Oct. 13, 1943, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She died Sept. 3, 2002...
Rose Wissmann Linebarger (07/02/07)
Rose Wissmann Linebarger, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 13, 1911, in Oriole, Mo., daughter of John David and Ethel (Perry) Wissmann. She and Walter Howard Linebarger were married April 25, 1931, in Jackson. He died March 2, 1974. Later she married Orlie N. Grubb on Aug. 13, 1988, in Jackson. He died June 11, 1998...
Phyllis Walder (07/01/07)
Phyllis A. Walder, 92, of Metropolis, Ill., formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, June 29, 2007, at the Metropolis Nursing Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. She was born July 1, 1914, at Cairo, daughter of John W. and Goldia Davis Peterson. She and Frank Walder were married. He died in 1989...
Oma Calvert (07/01/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Oma L. Calvert, 85, of Tamms, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 21, 1921, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Curtis and Refa Groves McRaven. She and Glenn B. Calvert were married. He died in 1995...
Walter Vinyard (07/01/07)
Walter Earl Vinyard, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Lorimier Cemetery...
Edward Grueninger (07/01/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Edward G. Grueninger, 93, of Marion, Ill., formerly of Cairo, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Parkway Manor Nursing Home in Marion. He was born on Nov. 1, 1913, in Columbia, Ill., son of Albert and Ida Friederich Grueninger. He and Lillian were married. She died in 1989...
Carol Hurte (07/01/07)
Carol Hurte, 52, of North Augusta, S.C., died Friday, June 29, 2007. She was born in Jackson. She was a secretary for Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta for 25 years. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church, the Victory Baptist Church Choir and was the coordinator for the nursery and the young adult choir...
Rev. Ernest Browning (07/01/07)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- The Rev. Ernest Browning died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Ethel Lemons (07/01/07)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Ethel Marie Lemons, 90, of Gipsy died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1916, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Wesley and Hattie Ritchey Porter. She and William H. Lemons were married Jan. 14, 1936, at Gipsy. He died Aug. 16, 2002...