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Obituaries from August 2007

Larry Kissiar (08/31/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Larry E. Kissiar, 55, of Tamms died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar­deau. He was born Feb. 15, 1952, in Anna, Ill., son of Homer and Rosa Thompson Kissiar. He and Carolyn Mueller were married Sept. 25, 1969...
Gladys Edwards (08/31/07)
Gladys Emma Edwards, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at Chateau Gir­ar­deau Health Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Messmer (08/31/07)
James John Messmer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 20, 1930, at Kelso, Mo., son of Edward Valentine and Clara Martin Messmer. He and Elizabeth Ann Colomb were married Feb. 5, 1955, in Houma, La...
Eugene Glastetter (08/31/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Eugene Leo Glastetter, 86, of Chaffee died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born April 3, 1921, at New Hamburg, Mo., son of Anton and Regina Heuring Glastetter. He and Rella Agnes Glueck were married March 10, 1945...
Ada Wagoner (08/31/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Ada Jean Wagoner was welcomed into heaven Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007. She passed away at the home of a daughter, Shirley Mason, at the age of 89. Born Aug. 16, 1918, in Oran, Mo., to Peter and Jewel Kappler, she married Charles Wagoner June 12, 1935. He preceded her in death Aug. 18, 1979...
Lois Cook (08/31/07)
Lois G. Cook, age 77, of Cape Girardeau, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Gir­ar­deau. She was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Morley, Mo., daughter of Ralph D. and Ruby Lawson Abernathy. In early years, Lois worked in Cape Gir­ar­deau for Southwestern Bell Co. as an operator. She worked at the former Thorngate Garment Factory in Chaffee, Mo., for a number of years, retiring as an inspector...
Ernest Hazel (08/30/07)
Ernest Taylor Hazel, 76, of Scott City died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 6, 1930, in Waverly, Ky., son of William E. and Velma Mosley Hazel. He and Elsie Fay Warner were married Dec. 28, 1964, in Shawneetown, Ill...
Ruth Choate (08/30/07)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Ruth Lois Choate, 94, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill. She was born Nov. 16, 1912, in Goreville, Ill., daughter of William H. and Edna Grace Howell. She and James Melvin Choate were married Feb. 16, 1931, in Jonesboro. He died Oct. 11, 1986...
Jeremy Robey (08/30/07)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Jeremy "J.J." Robey, 18, of Zalma died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Bethany, Mo. He was born July 12, 1989, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Pennie Robey and Larry Johnson. Robey was a graduate of Belford High School and was a carpenter. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Gage Johnson; a sister, Rachael Johnson, all of Zalma; and maternal grandparents, Terry and Sue Robey of Advance, Mo...
Mildred Shepard (08/30/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mildred L. Shepard, 84, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at the City Care Center in Anna. She was born May 19, 1923, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Alfred and Myrtle Bloodworth. She and Lynn Shepard were married Aug. 19, 1939, at Jackson, Mo. He died Feb. 21, 1986...
James Messmer (08/30/07)
James John Messmer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Enola Gabel (08/30/07)
CARMI, Ill. -- Enola Gabel, 103, of Carmi passed away at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at the Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. She was born Aug. 21, 1904, in rural Carmi, the daughter of Benjamin and Theresa (Rebstock) Gabel. She was a farmer and a homemaker...
Matthew Dickerson (08/30/07)
Matthew Scott Dickerson, 31, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Heartland Care Center from an illness since infancy. He was born July 15, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas and Ruth Ann Eftink Dickerson. Matthew was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson...
Enoch Murakami-Sentz (08/29/07)
Enoch Murakami-Sentz was stillborn Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include his parents, Dustin Sentz and Julie Murakami; grandparents, Jeanie Asher and Mark and Tammy Murakami, all of Cape Girardeau, Lucinda Jason of Olive Branch, Ill.; great-grandparents, Florence Asher and Shirley Murakami of Cape Girardeau; and an aunt and uncle, Stormy and Dustin Easton of Thebes, Ill...
Ernest Hazel (08/29/07)
Ernest Hazel, 76, of Scott City died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Conrad Dillow (08/29/07)
MAKANDA, Ill. -- Conrad Jackson "Pick" Dillow, 75, of Makanda died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at his home. He was born Aug. 13, 1932, in Cobden, Ill., son of Claude E. and Dessie Casey Dillow. He married Jacqueline Whitlock. He later married Darlene Allen, who preceded him in death...
Sybil Wilson (08/29/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sybil T. Wilson, 97, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Union County Hospital. She was born May 24, 1910, in Anna, daughter of William Isaac and Susan Brimm Tucker. She and Orville Wilson were married Dec. 9, 1933, in Mound City, Ill. He died Jan. 9, 1985...
Sarah McLeary (08/29/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Sarah Jacey McLeary was stillborn Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her parents, Ryan McLeary and Jennifer Jensen; a sister, Lily McLeary; maternal grandparents, James and Judy Jensen, all of Advance; paternal grandparents, Sue and Kevin Holder of Advance, Johnny and Linda McLeary of Zalma, Mo.; maternal great-grandparents, Beverly Jensen of Kankakee, Ill., Jack and Dorothy Lewis of Bradley, Ill.; paternal great-grandparents, Junior and Irene Wade and Norma VanMatre; paternal great-stepgrandmother, Joyce Holder; and paternal great-great-grandmother, Sarah Wade, all of Advance.. ...
Kathleen Calvert (08/28/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Kathleen Calvert, 92, of Advance died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 1, 1915, at Eminence, Mo., daughter of James and Lucinda Gale Marquies. She and Donald Calvert were married May 13, 1950, in Collinsville, Ill. He died Nov. 25, 1997...
Anna Scowden (08/28/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Anna Scowden, 83, of Advance died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born May 26, 1924, in Brezova, Czechoslovakia, daughter of John and Elizabeth Bzduch Klimek. She and Cleo W. Scowden were married July 12, 1969, at Gordonville. He died Jan. 24, 1991...
Florence Spooner (08/28/07)
Florence Astrid Spooner, 91, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 1, 1915, in Ottawa, Kan., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Shannon. She and Mike Spooner were married in 1936. He died in 1983...
Manuel Upchurch (08/28/07)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Manuel William Lee Upchurch, 81, of Marquand died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, near Marquand. He was born Aug. 21, 1926, at Marquand, son of Homer and Lula Jane Jordan Upchurch. He and Esther Yvonne Mills were married Aug. 4, 1951. Upchurch had been a security guard for Brown Shoe Co...
Walter Lee Sr. (08/28/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Walter F. "Pete" Lee Sr., 68, of Cairo died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Daystar Care Center. He was born Nov. 6, 1938, in Urbandale, Ill., son of Arthur and Mary Sams Lee. He married Carol Lee, who died in 2004. Lee had been a security guard with Burkart Foam Manufacturing Plant in Cairo...
Donald Statler (08/28/07)
Donald J. Statler, 82, of Jackson passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1924, in Patton, Mo., son of Harley J. and Grace A. McGraw Statler. He and Inez Seabaugh were married Dec. 21, 1946, in Sedgewickville, Mo. Donald was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Coast Guard in the South Pacific...
Judith Watkins (08/27/07)
Judith L. Watkins, 69, of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 27, 1937, daughter of James R. and Margaret M. Lutz. She and John H. Watkins were married on Nov. 21, 1956. Watkins was active in the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Anna. She was an elected member of the Friends of the Stinson Library and was recently elected to serve as president...
Dick Davis (08/27/07)
Dick Davis, 94, of Oran, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Dec. 2, 1912, in Batesville, Miss., son of James and Lula Bankston Davis. He and Mary E. Buell were married Feb. 18, 1935. She died April 20, 2005. Davis was a farmer...
Norma Thelma LeGrand (08/26/07)
CARLYLE, Ill. -- Norma Thelma LeGrand, 76, of Carlyle died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, at the Carlyle Healthcare Center. She was born Dec. 7, 1930, in Oran, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Caroline Schlosser Blattel. She married Alban LeGrand Aug. 8, 1951, in Oran, and he preceded her in death March 12, 2003...
Mary Moll (08/26/07)
Mary Margaret Moll, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of St. Louis, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Chateau Gir­ardeau Health Center in Cape Girar­deau. She was born Aug. 18, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John Roy and Mrytle Emeline Hartle Mahy. She and Edgar Roland Moll Jr. were married Oct. 19, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 4, 1999...
Earlene Meystedt (08/25/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Earlene Meystedt, 71, of Anna died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at Carrier Mills Nursing Home in Carrier Mills, Ill. She was born Sept. 8, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Earl and Minerva Watson Meystedt. Meystedt was a member of First United Methodist Church...
Mary Moll (08/25/07)
Mary Margaret Moll, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Chateau Girar­deau Health Center. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Pauline Bumgardaner (08/25/07)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Pauline Bumgardaner, 88, of Perkins died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar­deau. She was born Nov. 6, 1918, in Clarkton, Mo., daughter of the late Joseph P. and Dadie Ruthetta London Kennedy. She and Marion Bumgardaner were married Oct. 25, 1941. He preceded her in death Oct. 24, 1991...
Anna Vails (08/25/07)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Anna Laura Vails, 85, of Dexter died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. She was born May 27, 1922, in Corinth, Miss., daughter of David and Lydia Newman Cox. She and Harley E. Vails Sr. were married Feb. 24, 1940. He died Oct. 17, 2002...
Earlene Meystedt (08/24/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Earlene Meystedt, 71, of Anna died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at Carrier Mills Nursing Home in Carrier Mills, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Ernest Cutright (08/24/07)
Ernest Lee Cutright Sr., 65, of Montgomery City, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was born June 24, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of Delzie and Hazel Jones Cutright. He and Ruth Horwitz were married Feb. 15, 1964, in Cape Girardeau...
Catherine Reynolds (08/24/07)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Catherine Irene Reynolds, 87, of Cobden died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at City Care Center in Anna, Ill. She was born July 2, 1920, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Marion and Florence Horstford Milton. She and Esta Esko Reynolds were married June 3, 1939, in Jackson. He died Feb. 22, 1984...
Pauline Bumgardaner (08/24/07)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Pauline Bumgardaner, 88, of Perkins died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Brown (08/24/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Kathleen Brown, 78, of Cairo died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 6, 1928, in Springfield, Mo., daughter of Leo and Ellen Beland Baudino. She married Charles W. Brown Sr., who died in 1985...
Jesse Kutz (08/24/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jesse S. Kutz, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 22, 1920, at Biehle, Mo., son of Henry and Rosa Dosenbach Kutz. He and Mary L. Pingel were married April 22, 1946, at Biehle...
Ilda McDowell (08/24/07)
Ilda McDowell, 96, of Fruitland died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 4, 1911, in the Dogwood community, daughter of Lawrence Monroe and Ella Heuer Shaner. She and Robert Lee McDowell were married Dec. 31, 1931...
Wesley Jones (08/23/07)
Wesley Leon Jones, 51, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at his home. He was born March 26, 1956, in Fulton, Mich., son of Lester Monroe and Dollie Clark Jones. He and Melinda Bostic were married Feb. 14, 2003, in Effingham, Ill. Jones was general manager of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in Cape Girardeau...
Ada Casper (08/23/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ada Mae Casper, 90, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at Union County Hospital. She was born Oct. 20, 1916, at Anna, daughter of Everett and Media Caraker Hill. She and Murvin Casper were married June 23, 1961, at Anna. He died Jan. 4, 1993...
Bobby Gatewood (08/23/07)
Bobby F. Gatewood, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 29, 1936, near Caruthersville, Mo., son of Lee J. and Modene Camp Gatewood. He and Shirley J. Hicks were married Dec. 26, 1959, in Caruthersville. She died March 29, 2006...
Mabel Hunsperger (08/23/07)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mabel Germaine "Granny" Hunsperger, 79, of Charleston died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 19, 1927, in Mississippi County, daughter of Riley and Anoma Givens. She and Curtis Lincoln Hunsperger were married in 1943. He died in 1970...
Leroy Nagle Jr. (08/23/07)
LAKE ST. LOUIS -- Leroy G. Nagle Jr., 72, of Lake St. Louis died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis. He was born Oct. 7, 1934, in St. Louis, son of Leroy G. and Anna Loncaric Nagle Sr. He married Kathleen Gendrick. Nagle had been a materials handler with Sherwood Medical Industries. ...
Agnes Schott (08/23/07)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Agnes Ruth "Duck" Schott, 82, of Ste. Genevieve died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. She was born April 11, 1925, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Evelyn Tucker Elder. She married Michael B. Schott Jr., who preceded her in death...
Agnes Schott (08/22/07)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Agnes Ruth "Duck" Schott, 82, of Ste. Genevieve died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at Ste. Genevieve Care Center. She was born April 11, 1925, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Evelyn Tucker Elder. She married Michael B. Schott Jr., who preceded her in death...
Melvin Schlichting (08/22/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Melvin W. Schlichting, 84, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born June 30, 1923, at Wittenberg, Mo., son of Karl and Marie Mangels Schlichting. He and Frances Deming were married Feb. 7, 1948, in Anna. She died Aug. 16, 2002...
Eddie Phillips (08/22/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Eddie Merle Phillips, 66, of Thebes died Monday, Aug. 20, 20007, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1941, in Paducah, Ky., son of Jesse and Anna B. Wilson Phillips. Phillips was a retired farm laborer. Survivors include a sister, Bernice Range of Jamestown, N.Y., and a brother, Ralph Phillips of Thebes...
Margaret Aldridge (08/22/07)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Margaret Elizabeth Aldridge, 87, of Decatur, Ill., formerly of Cobden and Anna, Ill., died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at Fairhaven Christian Home in Decatur. She was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Cobden, daughter of Thomas and Nellie Hankla Aldridge...
Harold Sietman (08/22/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Harold "Bud" Sietman, 79, of Oran died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 13, 1927, at Oran, son of Henry B. and Anna Marie Swingler Sietman. Sietman was a retired self-employed farmer. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church and St. Joseph Sodality...
Don Weeks (08/22/07)
Don Green Weeks, 71, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, surrounded by his family, following a battle with cancer. Don was born Sept. 23, 1935, in Harrisburg, Ark., son of Herman and Alona Weeks. He and Vi Dunaway were married July 4, 1966, at Branson, Mo...
Harold Sietman (08/21/07)
ORAN, Mo. -- Harold Sietman, 79, of Oran died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Jimmy Miller (08/21/07)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Jimmy D. Miller, 70, of Mounds died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born March 21, 1937, in Mounds, son of Ray and Nota Edwards Miller. He married Brigitte Martha Beck. Miller retired as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War...
Edith Midgett (08/21/07)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Edith Lilly Midgett, 85, of Dexter died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at her home. She was born Feb. 25, 1922, in Oil Trough, Ark., daughter of Willie and Bessie Williams Wallace. She and Charles Aubry Midgett were married Oct. 16, 1943, in New Madrid, Mo. He died Sept. 17, 1977...
Charles Hawkins (08/21/07)
ADVANCE, Mo.-- Charles D. Hawkins, 69, of Advance died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 15, 1938, at Brownwood, Mo., son of Charles A. and Lula Kirk Hawkins. He and Yolande Foland were married June 26, 2004, in St. Louis...
Eddie Phillips (08/21/07)
Thebes, Ill. -- Eddie M. Phillips of Thebes died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Jones Funeral Home.
LaFayette McCoy (08/21/07)
BENTON, Mo. -- LaFayette McCoy, 88, of Benton died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. He was born Sept. 23, 1918, in Tuckerman, Ark., son of Fayette and Mary Ella Brandon McCoy. He married Jeroleen Shrum, who died Nov. 8, 1977...
John Ford (08/21/07)
John F. Ford, 88, of Cape Girar-deau died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 13, 1919, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Raymond and Kathryn Rogers Ford. He and Hazel Richardson were married Nov. 14, 1938, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Thelma James (08/20/07)
Thelma B. James, 80, of Pevely, Mo., formerly of Lutesville, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 10, 1927, at Sturdivant, Mo., daughter of James Hardin and Elizabeth Fisher Walker. She and Nathan James were married Dec. 24, 1946, in Lutesville...
LaFayette McCoy (08/20/07)
LaFayette McCoy, 88, of Benton, Mo., died Sunday Aug. 19, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
William Winter (08/20/07)
William S. Winter, 89, of Cairo, Ill. died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 13, 1918, in Cairo, son of William and Margaret Strong Winter. He was married to Patricia Lyman Parks. Winter was a member of the Church of the Redeemer in Cairo, where he served as church treasurer for many years and was also a member of the church vestry. ...
Larry Harris (08/20/07)
Larry E. Harris, 59, of Jackson, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 12, 1948, in Petoskey, Mich., son of Bruce and Kathryn Warren Harris. He and Joyce Riney were married June 17, 2001, in Jackson...
Charles Bixler (08/20/07)
Charles L. Bixler, 73, formerly of Canalou, Mo., and a resident of Cape Girardeau, died at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 24, 1933, at Steele, Mo., to the late Roy Lee and Addie Elizabeth Hampton Bixler. He was educated in the Canalou school system...
John Ostendorf (08/20/07)
John H. Ostendorf, 98, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 9, 1909, in Cape Girardeau County, the son of John B. and Cecelia (Millering) Ostendorf. He and Marie F. (Heisserer) Ostendorf were married May 31, 1961 at St. Mary Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Ruth Lucille Johnson (08/19/07)
Ruth Johnson GLENALLEN, Mo.-- Ruth Lucille Johnson, 84, of Fredericktown, Mo., formerly of Glenallen, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at the ClaRu Deville Nursing Center in Fredericktown. She was born Aug. 9, 1922, in Glenallen, daughter of Charles L. and Margaret Ann Dellinger Cobb. She and Roy A. Johnson were married Dec. 20, 1947, at Glenallen. He died Aug. 23, 1998...
Thomas Duckworth (08/19/07)
Thomas Duckworth DONGOLA, Ill. -- Thomas Duckworth, 62, of Dongola, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at home. He was born Sept. 3, 1944, in Melrose Park, Ill., son of Justus Thomas and Frances Luvene Long Duckworth. Duckworth was an adjuster at Olin Ammunition Plant. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army...
John Leming (08/19/07)
John G. Leming, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girar-deau. He was born June 30, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, son of William E. and Lela Grisham Leming. He and Jean Stevenson were married December 1950 in Niagara Falls, N.Y. She died April 23, 2000...
Gilbert Robinson (08/19/07)
Gilbert E. Robinson, 80, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Dresden, Ohio, son of Clinton E. and Ethel M. Booth Robinson. He and Della Farrow were married June 30, 1978. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy in 1943. He served on the USS Oglethorpe and the USS Pollux and was honorably discharged in 1947...
Vernon Frick (08/19/07)
Vernon Harris Frick, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at his residence. He was born March 19, 1935, in St. Louis, son of Ralph Lee and Opal Leota Frick. He and Carole Jean Foster were married June 6, 1953, in St. John, Mo. He was a member of Scriptural Evangelical Lutheran Church of Egypt Mills, Mo. He was a charter member of the Democrat Meet-up Group...
Ruth Bender (08/18/07)
Ruth A. Bender, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 14, 1908, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William F. and Anna Brunke Bender. Bender had worked at International Shoe Co., and then worked 30 years with Missouri Division of Employment Security. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and its Senior Ladies Aid...
Gilbert Robinson (08/18/07)
Gilbert E. Robinson, 80, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Frank Keistler (08/18/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Frank Keistler, 86, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at Jonesboro Rehab and Healthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born March 22, 1921, in Anna, son of James Franklin and Edna Bridges Keistler. He and Ruth Anne Eddleman were married Feb. 7, 1941, in Jackson...
Louise Skaggs (08/18/07)
Louise Skaggs, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 7, 1926, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Riley and Esther Foster Knight. She and Virgil Skaggs were married in 1948 in Piggott, Ark. He died Aug. 20, 1991...
Patricia Janevic (08/18/07)
Patricia "Pat" Janevic, 73, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, in Ann Arbor, Mich. She was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, to Raymond and Alma Stoll Schonhoff. Pat grew up on the Schonhoff Dairy Farm west of Cape Girardeau, and was active in 4-H club work. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1952, and received a nursing degree from St. John's Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis in 1955. She had lived in the Detroit area since 1956...
Genice Huffman (08/18/07)
Genice K. Huffman, 61, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 2, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Arnold Edward and Lela Viola Jaco Silman. She and Aulcey F. "Pee Wee" Huffman were married July 30, 1966, in Cape Girardeau...
Raymond Seckel (08/18/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Raymond R. Seckel, 83, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 18, 1924, in St. Louis, son of Christopher W. and Helen Long Seckel. He and Virginia Shackelford were married July 9, 1960. She died July 25, 2005...
Alexys Buckingham (08/17/07)
Alexys Isabell Buckingham died shortly after birth Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include her parents, Lance Preston Buckingham and Kayla Richelle McKee of Scott City; a brother, Shayne Buckingham of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Paige Buckingham of Austin, Texas; paternal grandparents, Robert Buckingham of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Judy Buckingham of Scott City; maternal grandparents, Jeff Williams of Olive Branch, Ill., and Bill and Gayla Goins of Poplar Bluff, Mo.. ...
Evaline Cloninger (08/17/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Evaline Cloninger, 77, of Advance died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 29, 1929, at Whitewater, daughter of Henry and Louella Wren Fisher. She married Adam Wesley Cloninger, who died in April 1981...
Glen Richards (08/17/07)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Glen Raymond Richards, 56, of Easton, Pa., formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Triumph Hospital in Easton. He was the son of Justice and Francis Richards. Richards was in the bakery business 36 years. He worked for Lewis Brothers in Anna, Ill., until it closed, and was employed by Stroehmann Bakery...
Ruth Bender (08/17/07)
Ruth A. Bender, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Charles Ochs (08/17/07)
Dr. Charles Winston Ochs, 74, of Birmingham, Ala., passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, after an extended illness. He was born March 7, 1933, in Cape Gir­ar­deau, son of Henry Augustus and Lucille Gladish Ochs. After graduating from Washington University in 1954, he joined the U.S. Navy in 1956, and graduated medical school at Tulane University in 1958. He earned a master's degree from the University of Rochester in 1961...
Luther Arnold Jr. (08/17/07)
Luther Lee Arnold Jr., 80, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born March 27, 1927, at Qulin, Mo., son of Luther and Anna Johnson Arnold. Arnold served his country 23 years in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He also taught shop classes at Chaffee High School. Later he was a friendly shuttle bus driver for Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Francis Gibbar (08/16/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Francis N. "Nubbin" Gibbar, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 24, 1923, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Joseph and Nettie DuVall Gibbar. He and Gladys Jannin were married Sept. 19, 1944, at Silver Lake...
Robert Hansen (08/16/07)
Robert Joseph Hansen Sr., 75, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Camanche, Iowa, son of Walter and Pauline Mercer Hansen. He and Alice Marie Schafer were married Sept. 3, 1961...
Patricia Cherry (08/16/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Patricia Ann Cherry, 77, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 9, 1929, in St. Louis, daughter of Edward and Lucille Kehoe Kelley. She and Kenneth W. Cherry were married May 24, 1958, in St. Charles, Mo...
Luther Arnold Jr. (08/16/07)
Luther Lee Arnold Jr., 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born March 27, 1927, at Qulin, Mo., son of Luther and Anna Johnson Arnold. Arnold served 23 years in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He then was an art and science teacher at Chaffee High School in Chaffee, Mo., and later was a driver with Southeast Missouri Hospital Shuttle Bus...
Kathryn Rahm (08/16/07)
Kathryn Lucille Rahm, 97, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at her home. She was born July 26, 1910, at the home of her grandmother in Corning, Ark., the daughter of William Walter and Cecile Lucille Ray Henry. She and Thomas E. Rahm were married in 1934 in Corning. He died Jan. 3, 1967...
Kenneth Webb (08/16/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kenneth Webb, 59, of Sikeston passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007. He was born Nov. 7, 1947, in Sikeston, son of Kenneth and Ruth Burns Webb Sr. He and Sue Whittley were married Oct. 14, 1967. Webb had farmed, and retired as a farm loan program manager with Farm Service Agency in Illinois...
Maggie Rogers (08/16/07)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Maggie Bell Rogers, 84, of Charleston died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at her home. She was born Oct. 8, 1922, in Braggadocio, Mo., daughter of William Butler and Nola Bell Ezelle Quillin. She and Willie Walter Rogers were married Dec. 11, 1943. He died July 6, 1992...
Glenda Hays (08/16/07)
DESOTO, Mo. -- Glenda Mayola Hays, 86, of DeSoto died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1920, at Qulin, Mo. She and Julius C. Hays were married May 9, 1942, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 9, 2001. Mrs. Hays was a retired certified nurse's aide, cook at Qulin Elementary School, and was a homemaker. She was a member and served as secretary of Qulin United Methodist Church...
John Peek Jr. (08/16/07)
John Ambrose Peek Jr., 72, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, at Heartland Care Rehab Center. He was born March 13, 1935, at Millersville, son of John Ambrose and Naida Kistner Peek Sr. He and JoAnna Dee Sachse were married March 23, 1958...
Doris Jones (08/15/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Doris M. Jones, 74, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at her home. She was born July 29, 1933, at Perryville, daughter of William and Vesta Wills Hansen. She married Grover L. Jones. Jones was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Alice Brown (08/15/07)
Alice Fay Brown, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 2, 1955, in Kankakee, Ill., daughter of Virgil Lee and Ethel Jane Childress Brown. Brown moved to Cape Girardeau in 1958 from Kankakee. She was a member of Victory Outreach Church...
Jimmy Hahs (08/15/07)
Jimmy C. Hahs, 59, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau and Murphysboro, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring. He was born March 14, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Carl and Louise James Hahs. He and Patricia A. Turner were married April 21, 1992, in Paducah, Ky...
Leona Hitt (08/15/07)
Leona Hitt, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Mrs. Hitt was born Dec. 5, 1910, at Perkins, Mo. She was of the Catholic belief and was a homemaker. Mrs. Hitt enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking and sewing...
Don Weeks (08/14/07)
Don Green Weeks, 71, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jimmy Hahs (08/14/07)
Jimmy C. Hahs, 59, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Cape Gir­ar­deau, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dolly Leake (08/14/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dolly K. Leake, 93, of Lewisburg, Pa., formerly of Cairo, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, in Lewisburg. She married Hadley W. Leake Nov. 2, 1940. He preceded her in death. Leake was a member of Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church. Survivors include nieces and nephews...
Timothy Boedeker (08/14/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Timothy E. Boedeker, 53, of Festus, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus. He was born July 8, 1954, in St. Louis, son of Irwin C. and Jane Reese Boedeker. Formerly of Florissant, Mo., Boedeker was a member of Knights of Columbus in Florissant...
John Comte (08/14/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John J. Comte, 73, of Perryville, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 10, 1933, at Perryville, son of Leo and Mildred Taplan Comte. He and Ida Baggett were married June 20, 1966. Comte was a union carpenter with Local 1739 of St. Louis and a farmer. He was a member of the National Guard, a Catholic and a member of the American Legion Booster Club...
Coy Welker (08/14/07)
PATTON, Mo. -- Coy Tenson Welker, 95, of St. Charles, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Jonesburg Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Jonesburg, Mo. He was born Jan. 16, 1912, at Patton, son of Pola and Mary Cook Welker. He and Lettie L. Loberg were married Jan. 7, 1937. She died Dec. 7, 1989...
Stephen Wibbenmeyer (08/14/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stephen S. Wibbenmeyer, 64, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at his home. He was born May 14, 1943, in Perryville, son of Sylvester A. and Rita Marie Glaub Wibbenmeyer. He and Lorena Stortz Wibbenmeyer were married Oct. 7, 1961...
Johnnie Miller (08/14/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Johnnie Katherine Miller, 70, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at the home of her daughter. She was born March 13, 1937, at Marked Tree, Ark., daughter of William and Dortch Hilliard Jester. She and Jack Miller were married Dec. 26, 1957, at Morley, Mo...
Algeron Schoolfield (08/14/07)
Algeron Schoolfield, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 5, 1919, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of Luther and Hattie Brockwell Jackson. She and Claude L. Schoolfield were married July 1, 1936, at Kennett, Mo. He died Jan. 2, 1999...
Junior Bunch (08/14/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Junior Leonard Bunch, 85, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center. He was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Sylamore, Ark., son of John Wesley and Arizona Pitts Bunch. He and Anita Dillow were married Aug. 26, 1950, in Clay County, Ark...
Robert Pingel (08/14/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert G. Pingel, 67, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir­ar­deau. He was born April 21, 1940, at Menfro, Mo., son of Herbert and Dorothy Sandlin Pingel. He and Shirley Coffelt were married Nov. 30, 1963...
Clifford Work (08/14/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Clifford R. "Sam" Work, 60, of Thebes died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Bakersfield, Calif., son of Frances Sarah Berry Work. He and Charl Dean Stamp were married June 14, 1969, in Bakersfield. Survivors include his wife, Dean Work of Thebes; two daughters, Suzan Rosen of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., Colleen Rees and special son-in-law, Danny Rees of Gordonville; two grandchildren, Linzee and Paige Rosen; a brother; many special nieces and nephews; and other extended family members.. ...
Ricky Sharp (08/13/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ricky L. Sharp, 52, of Buncombe, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born Nov. 14, 1954, in Cairo, Ill., the son of Paul S. and Norma Jordan Sharp. He married Debra L. Hill on May 29, 1976, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Stephen Wibbenmeyer (08/13/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stephen S. Wibbenmeyer, 64, of Perryville, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at his home. He was born May 14, 1943, in Perryville, son of Sylvester A. and Rita Marie Glaub Wibbenmeyer. He and Lorena Stortz Wibbenmeyer were married Oct. 7, 1961...
James E. Poley (08/13/07)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- James E. Poley, 80, of East Prairie, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 2, 1927 in Mississippi County to the late Robert William and Jen Nettie Burnes Poley. He married Pearl Marie Hutson on April 4, 1953...
Junior Leonard Bunch (08/13/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Junior Leonard Bunch, 85, of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at the Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. He was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Sylamore, Ark., the son of John Wesley and Arizona Pitts Bunch. He married Anita Dillow on Aug. 26, 1950, in Clay County, Ark...
Jerramy Yamnitz (08/13/07)
Jerramy W. Yamnitz, 43, of Patton, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at the family home. He was born Feb. 3, 1964, in Fredericktown, Mo., son of Duell Ray and Edna Bollinger Yamnitz. He and Terri Lynn Mayberry were married July 29, 1995, at the Post Oak Congregational Methodist Church in Patton...
Ted Ballman Jr. (08/12/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo.--Ted J. Ballman Jr., 65, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 7, 1941, at St. Louis, son of Theodore Joseph and Anna M. Hogenmiller Ballman Sr. He and Donna L Ernst were married Sept. 15, 1962, in Perryville...
Mary Obptande (08/12/07)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Mary Katherine "Kathy" Newman Obptande, 55, of Jonesboro died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at her home. She was born April 21, 1952, at Anna, Ill., daughter of James Hubert and Lenora Coleman Turner. Survivors include a daughter, April Cunningham of Pennsville, N.J.; a son, Richard Newman Jr. ...
Ellen Strange (08/12/07)
Ellen E. Strange, 41, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 17, 1965, in Nebraska City, Neb., daughter of I. Leland and Nancy Goff Strange. Strange worked at Tidewater Floors in Chesapeake, Va., as an accounts receivable clerk for 10 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson...
John Burke (08/12/07)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- John G. Burke, 59, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1947, in Belvidere, Ill., son of George and Dolores Burke. He married Marsha Throgmorton on Aug. 16, 1975, in Carbondale, Ill. He retired after 24 years as a special education teacher for Tri-County Special Education District in Anna, Ill. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna...
Catherine Faherty (08/12/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Catherine M. Faherty, 96, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Nov. 1, 1911, at Perry County, daughter of Frank and Clara Ragsdale Geile. She and Lynn Henry Faherty were married in April, 1934. He died Feb. 27, 1954...
Marvin Shinault (08/12/07)
Marvin Kenneth Shinault, 79, of Scott City died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 1, 1928, in Haverty Grass, Md., the son of Jesse and Georgia Cornett Shinault. He married Mary Kay Graham on Oct. 1, 1972, in Aurora, Ill. She survives...
Clifford Work (08/12/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Clifford R. "Sam" Work, 60, of Thebes, Ill. died Friday, Aug.10, 2007, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Bakersfield, Calif., son of Frances Sarah Berry Work. He and Charl Dean Stamp were married June 14, 1969, in Bakersfield...
Carmelita Rolwing (08/12/07)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Carmelita Little Rolwing, 90, of Charleston died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at Charleston Manor. She was born July 15, 1917, in Lincoln County, Mo., to the late Rupert and Catherine White Little. She moved to Mississippi County with her father and brother in 1932. On Aug. 9, 1941, she married Norbert Rolwing, who survives of the home in Charleston...
Lewis Bowen (08/11/07)
Lewis Edward Bowen, 95, of Millersville died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar­deau. He was born May 2, 1912, in Savannah, Tenn., son of Thomas Young and Mary Elizabeth Turner Bowen. He and Kathleen Hunt were married April 16, 1928. She died March 9, 1944. He then married Ida Mae Bowers Sept. 1, 1945. She died July 28, 1990. He and Barbara Jean Mayberry were married in 1991. She died Dec. 21, 2003...
Rev. Kenneth Grass (08/11/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Kenneth E. Grass, 78, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at the Apostle of Charity Residence at St. Mary's Seminary in Perryville. He was born May 27, 1929, at Perryville, son of Joseph Henry and Ida Minerva McClure Grass...
Jerry Smith (08/11/07)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Jerry W. Smith, 69, of Morley died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at Wappapello, Mo. He was born July 13, 1938, at Whitewater, son of Willard Wayne and Billie Marie Birkman Smith. He and Janet Garner were married Sept. 14, 1963. Smith was a graduate of Delta High School. He retired as a ground serviceman with Trans World Airlines in St. Louis. He was a member of Morley Baptist Church...
Grover Duniphan (08/11/07)
McGEE, Mo. -- Grover E. Duniphan, 67, of McGee died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1940, at McGee, son of Leonard and Clara Prince Duniphan. He and Wilma Payne were married Oct. 12, 1960, in St. Louis. Grover had worked at Ralston Purina, and was a member of Zalma Masonic Lodge...
Erna Shell (08/11/07)
Erna L. Shell, 87, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 13, 1920, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Fred W. and Cora Ruppel Pohlman. She and Irwin Shell were married April 9, 1939, in Oak Ridge. He passed away Nov. 29, 2000...
Norman Short (08/10/07)
Norman Vinyard "High-Power" Short, 90, of Boulder, Colo., died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at his home. He was born Nov. 18, 1916, in Jackson, son of Maurice A. and Kathryn D. Paul Short. He and Betty Read were married Dec. 20, 1948. She died May 3, 1967. He and Marguerite Hazzard were married in 1969. She died in May 2006...
Joel Jones (08/10/07)
Joel Leonard Jones, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of Raymond Monroe and Nellie Sara Baker Jones. Jones served in the U.S. Navy from Feb. 23, 1943, to April 9, 1946. He was a veteran of World War II, participated in several major battles and was awarded four battle stars...
Rose Hill (08/10/07)
Rose Marie Hill, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born April 28, 1928, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Edward and Emma Workman Nelms. She married John J. "Jack" Hill, who preceded her in death. Hill retired from Community Health Services in Cairo. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo, St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau, and Daughters of Isabella...
Effie Warren (08/10/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Effie M. Warren, 85, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 18, 1921, in Summerville, Texas, daughter of Henry and Bertha Storns Cornehlsen. She married Roy E. Warren, who died April 2, 1971...
Ellen Strange (08/10/07)
Ellen Strange, 41, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Rose Hellrung (08/10/07)
Rose M. Hellrung, 83, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Monticello House. She was born April 17, 1924, in St. Louis, daughter of Fred and Rosa Sommer Schwarzbauer. She and Lloyd "Wes" Hellrung were married April 21, 1951. He passed away April 19, 2003...
Mark Hughes (08/10/07)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Mark Lafayette Hughes, 72, of Anderson, S.C., died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at Hospice House in Anderson. He was born Sept. 11, 1934, in Olmsted, son of Marcus L. and Ruth Hodgendobler Hughes Jr. He married Phyllis Jean Hudgens. Mark's career started in 1955 as a relief pitcher for the Washington Senators farm club. ...
Isabel Jordan (08/09/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Isabel Jordan, 77, of Tamms died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in an automobile accident north of Tamms. She was born Jan. 16, 1930, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Henry and Melissa Porter Lamb. She married Donald Jordan May 31, 1947. He preceded her in death Sept. 24, 2005...
Joel Jones (08/09/07)
Joel L. Jones, 81, of Cape Gir-ardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Reid (08/09/07)
Larry Lrea Reid, 64, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lrea and Florence Marie Samuel Reid. He and Hazel A. Williams were married March 17, 1967. She died Sept. 24, 2000. Reid had worked at the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Jackson. He then was a maintenance worker 20 years at Florsheim Shoe Co., retiring in 1987. He was a member of New Life Gospel Center in Scott City...
Robert Haynes (08/09/07)
Robert L. Haynes, 62, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at Bourbon, Mo. He was a former resident of Whitewater. He was born Oct. 1, 1944, in Florida, to James Rex and Lucille Thoma Haynes. He enjoyed his work as an over-the-road truck driver. Survivors include cousins, Elwood (Rosa) Ulrich of Whitewater, Linda Gilles of Bourbon, Sandra McDowell of Cape Gir-ardeau, Frances McCarty of Mount Vernon, Ind.; and close friends Greg Peak of Bourbon, Joe Berry of St. ...
Rose Hill (08/09/07)
Rose Marie Hill of Jackson and formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Mary Slayden (08/09/07)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Magdalene Slayden, 84, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in the Emergency Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 10, 1922, at Chaffee, daughter of Frank Stanley and Pearl Watson Moore. She and Dr. William H. Bagbey were married in February 1943. She and Patrick O'Mara were married March 17, 1961. He died Nov. 22, 1979. She and James F. Slayden were married May 3, 1981. He died Aug. 10, 1999...
Bill Mouser (08/09/07)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Bill E. Mouser, 76, of Morley died Tuesday, Aug, 7, 2007, at his home. He was born Dec. 5, 1930, at Randles, son of Edward Oliver and Clara Frances Dees Mouser. He and Myra Jean Walton were married Jan. 15, 1949, at Arbor. Mouser was a retired heavy equipment operator with Operating Engineers 513. He was a member of Sikeston Gospel Assembly in Sikeston, Mo...
Bill Mouser (08/08/07)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Bill Mouser, 76, of Morley, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee, Mo.
Helen Pender (08/08/07)
Helen LaVern Pender, 63, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at her home. She was born March 13, 1944, in Cape Girar-deau, daughter of James Edward and Ruth Ann Kennedy Park. She and Larry Franklin Pender were married Oct. 3, 1959. He died Feb. 5, 2005...
Norman Keller (08/08/07)
Norman A. Keller, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born June 5, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, son of Arthur and Ida Suedekum Keller. He and Lillian Fornkohl were married Nov. 3, 1948, in Cape Gir-ardeau. She died Dec. 11, 1991...
Da'Ryis Woods (08/08/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Da'Ryis Demond Burnell Woods died at birth Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. Survivors include his parents, Bre'Anna Puckett and Lafayette Woods of Cairo; maternal grandparents, Constance Puckett of Cairo and Robert and Doris Puckett of Metropolis, Ill.; paternal grandparents, Keesha and Jerome Carr of Cairo and Lafayette Woods of Indianapolis; maternal great-grandparents, Elihue and Crystal Whitaker and Freddie and Gloria Patton, all of Cairo...
Anna Lawrence (08/08/07)
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. -- Anna Marie Layton Lawrence, 69, of Collinsville, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 25, 1937, in Boulder, Colo., daughter of Julius F. and Flossie Belle Mock Layton. She married William H. Lawrence, who preceded her in death...
Evelyn Walker (08/08/07)
Evelyn M. Walker, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1930, in Concordia, Kan., daughter of James E. and Doris Viola Kindel Green. She and William E. Walker Jr. were married Aug. 7, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. Her husband, William E. Walker Jr., preceded her in death March 7, 1985...
Noah Kirkpatrick (08/08/07)
GRASSY, Mo.-- Noah F. Kirkpatrick, 92, of Grassy died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 22, 1914, at Grassy, son of Charles M. and Mary E. Hill Kirkpatrick. He and Nona V. Barrett were married June 26, 1937. She died April 9, 2001...
Isabel Jordan (08/08/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Isabel Jordan, 78, of Tamms died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in an automobile accident north of Tamms. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Norman Short (08/07/07)
Norman Short, 90, of Boulder, Colo., died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at his home. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Pender (08/07/07)
Helen Pender, 63, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at her home. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jimmie Peeler (08/07/07)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Jimmie E. Peeler, 68, of Mound City died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 1939, in Cairo, Ill., son of Cletus and Vera Davault Peeler. Peeler had been a deckhand on a riverboat, and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church...
James Howell Jr. (08/07/07)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James E. Howell Jr., 55, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Cape Gir­ar­deau, son of James E. and Betty Jaco Howell Sr. He and Shawne C. Grisham were married July 1, 1995, at Marble Hill...
Martha Snowden (08/07/07)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Martha Alice Snowden, 80, of Charleston died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 14, 1926, near Charleston, daughter of Charles Dunning and Clara Bell Brawner Martin. She and James Edward Snowden were married June 11, 1950. He died Feb. 16, 1991...
Dorothy Reeves (08/07/07)
PATTON, Mo.-- Dorothy Louise Reeves, 67, of Patton died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Gir­ar­deau. She was born Oct. 30, 1939, in Kirkwood, Mo., daughter of Leo and Anna Pinell Baremore. Reeves was a former machinist/inspector with Alco Valve...
Randy Brant (08/07/07)
Randy Lynn Brant, 54, of Gulfport, Miss., died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, in Scott City. He was born Jan. 3, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lester Woodson and Lela Idalene Payne Brant. He and Beryl Ann Hooper were married Nov. 26, 1997, in Belton, Texas...
Donald Taylor (08/07/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Donald Taylor, 71, of Sikeston died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born June 18, 1936, in Reyno, Ark., son of Dempse and Lillie Ruth King Taylor. He married Norma Gordon. Taylor retired from Chambers Electric...
Karen Vaughn (08/07/07)
CANALOU, Mo. -- Karen Elaine Vaughn, 54, of Canalou died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Sept. 22, 1952, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Charles and Margaret Creed Tucker. She and William Vaughn were married Sept. 14, 1989...
Billy Rommel (08/07/07)
GLADSTONE, Mo. -- Billy Bertran Rommel, 83, of Gladstone passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, surrounded by his family, following a one-year battle with cancer. Bill was born Jan. 31, 1924, in Malden, Mo., son of Barney H. and Eva Cleo Baxter Rommel...
Donald Wolfenkoehler (08/07/07)
Donald D. Wolfenkoehler, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 16, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Albert C. and Irene Friedrich Wolfenkoehler. He was married to Lola McNeely. Don was a syrup mixer with Coca-Cola Bottling Co. ...
Rhonda Shelton (08/07/07)
Rhonda Cheri Shelton, 48, of Russellville, Ark., died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. She was born April 29, 1959, in Cape Girar­deau. Survivors include her husband of five years, Alvin L. Shelton of Russellville; a son; two daughters, including Amber Dawn Stone of Cape Girardeau; a stepdaughter, Heather Renee Shelton of Naples, Fla.; and two grandchildren, including Haley Elizabeth Stone of Cape Gir­ar­deau...
Da'Ryis Woods (08/06/07)
Da'Ryis Demond Burnell Woods, infant son of Brianna Puckett of Cairo, Ill., died at birth Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Jimmy Peeler (08/06/07)
Jimmy E. Peeler, 68, of Mound City, Ill., died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Randy Brant (08/06/07)
Randy Brant, 54, of Gulfport, Miss., formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, in Scott City. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott city.
Donald Wolfenkoehler (08/06/07)
Donald D. Wolfenkoehler, 74, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir­ar­deau. He was born Nov. 16, 1932, son of Albert C. and Irene Friedrich Wolfenkoehler. He was married to Lola McNeely...
Earl Wade (08/06/07)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Earl Rice "Junior" Wade, 76, of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 23, 1930, at Luxora, Ark., son of Rice William and Anna Lucille Reynolds Wade. He married Anne Turney Nov. 22, 1957, at Blodgett...
Trevor Benefield (08/05/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Trevor Dawson Benefield, 4, of Anna died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at the Union County Hospital in Anna due to injuries from an automobile accident near Cobden, Ill. He was born Feb. 16, 2003, in Marion, Ill., son of Stephen and Tonia Miller Benefield...
Mildred Ford (08/05/07)
Mildred B. Ford, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 2, 1922, at Advance, Mo., daughter of Maple and Tracy Simmers Ramsey. She and Paul O. Ford were married April 13, 1942, at Jackson...
Norman Keller (08/05/07)
Norman A. Keller, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Charles McCowen (08/05/07)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Charles E. McCowen, 63, of Mound City died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at his home. He was born March 15, 1944, at Cairo, Ill., son of Lee Roy and Dorothy Peddie McCowen. He worked as a pilot for Waterfront Services and later was employed by CGB Co. of Mound City...
Linda Snead (08/05/07)
Linda C. Snead, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 28, 1955, at Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Carroll and Edna Nelson Snead. She was a member of LaCroix United Methodist Church. She had worked at Kmart and Lowes in Cape Girardeau...
Earl Wade (08/05/07)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Earl Rice "Junior" Wade, 76, of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Sept. 23, 1930, at Luxora, Ark., son of Rice William and Anna Lucille Reynolds Wade. He married Anne Turney Nov. 22, 1957, at Blodgett...
Margaret Fisher (08/04/07)
Margaret Ann Fisher, 73, of St. Peters, Mo., died Monday, July 23, 2007, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born April 7, 1934, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of George and Grace Pryor Griffin. She and Carl Gene Fisher were married Feb. 4, 1956, at Chaffee...
Mary Marlin (08/04/07)
Charles Marlin Gilbert Marlin A memorial service for Mary Janice Marlin, Charles Lester Marlin and Gilbert L. Marlin will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hobbs Chapel Cemetery. The service will be at the gravesite of Lester B. and Tommie Marlin.
Velma Sivia (08/04/07)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Velma M. Sivia, 78, of Dongola died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. She was born June 20, 1929, daughter of John and Edna Speck Dillow. Sivia was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Bobby Sivia of Dongola...
Donald Wolfenkoehler (08/04/07)
Donald D. Wolfenkoehler, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Margie Privett (08/04/07)
FRIENDSHIP, Tenn. -- Margie Hopkins Privett, 84, of Friendship, died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at her home. She was born July 22, 1923, daughter of Clarence "Slim" and Maddie Alice "Lee" May. She first married Edwin "Hop" Hopkins, who preceded her in death. She then married Thomas Privett, who also preceded her in death...
Anna Leimer (08/04/07)
Anna E. Leimer, 93, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 14, 1913, at Silver Lake, Mo., daughter of Andrew and Anna Stortz Biri. She and Elmer Leimer were married April 17, 1932, in Pocahontas. He died June 14, 1988...
Mary Marlin, Charles Marlin, Gilbert Marlin (08/03/07)
A memorial service for Mary Janice Marlin, her husband, Charles Lester Marlin, and his brother, Gilbert L. Marlin, will be held Sunday at the gravesite of Lester B. and Tommie Marlin at Hobbs Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Marlin, 82, died Jan. 19, 2006, in Rock Falls, Ill...
Anna Leimer (08/03/07)
Anna E. Leimer, 93, of Jackson, Mo., passed away Thursday at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral services will be Sunday afternoon at the St. John Lutheran Church at Pocahontas, Mo...
Edith Wells (08/03/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edith Mildred Wells, 101, of Little Rock, Ark., died Monday, July 30, 2007, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. She was born March 12, 1906, in Anna, daughter of Clay R. and Ella Kiest Walser. She and Fred Rayburn Wells were married July 10, 1925. He died March 26, 1953...
Cindy Prost (08/03/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary "Cindy" Prost, 52, of Perryville died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at her home. She was born Jan. 30, 1955, in Perryville, daughter of Chalmer and Rita Hagan Wood. She and Roger F. Prost were married Oct. 20, 1973. Prost was office manager at Zahner and Associates Inc. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and past member of Rotary Club...
Joletta Allen (08/03/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Wilma Joletta Allen, 67, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at her home. She was born Dec. 22, 1939, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Ruthford and Lucille Cook. She and Clarence Martin Allen were married Aug. 1, 1958. Allen had worked at the Boy Scout office in Cape Girardeau, at Sikeston Middle School, and was an Avon representative many years. She was a member of Miner Baptist Church, its Ruth Sunday School Class, and was a nursery worker many years...
Colleen Weisenborn (08/03/07)
Colleen A. Weisenborn, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 31, 1929, at Whitewater, daughter of Leo E. and Freida A. Maag Nussbaum. She and Charles R. Weisenborn were married April 5, 1975, at Gordonville. He died April 19, 1984...
Raymond Smith (08/03/07)
Raymond M. Smith, 84, of Bacliff, Texas, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2007. He was born Sept. 25, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles H. and Rhoda V. Cox Smith. He grew up and lived in Cape Girardeau all his life until enlisting in the service. A retired major with the U.S. ...
Ida Watkins (08/03/07)
Ida J. Watkins, 96, of Jackson, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Jackson Manor. She was born Nov. 2, 1910, at Dutchtown, daughter of Theodore and Martha Schrader Floyd. She and Sloan A. Watkins were married May 19, 1928, in Jackson. He died May 23, 1995...
Eileen Brown (08/02/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Eileen Brown, 91, of Tamms, formerly of Albuquerque, N.M., died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at the home of a son in Tamms. She was born April 7, 1916, in Michigan City, Ind., to Starr Leroy and Gladys Burnett Gephardt. She married Gene Brown in 1954. He died May 20, 2002...
Juanita Cox (08/02/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Juanita Maxine Cox, 87, of Thebes died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 15, 1919, in Benton, Ill., daughter of Elic and Nellie Etta Dillow Miller. She and Huie Cox were married Oct. 31, 1939, in Jackson. He died July 1, 1993...
Juanita Wilfong (08/02/07)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Juanita Wilfong, 92, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Oct. 26, 1914, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of John W. and Lydia Jane Masters McCulley. She first married Raymond Davie, who preceded her in death. She then married Truman Elledge, who died in 1972, and later married Clay Wilfong, who died in 1991...
Helen Campbell (08/02/07)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen M. Campbell, 75, of Perryville died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 20, 1932, at Milheim, Mo., daughter of Louis H. and Frances Hennemann Behrle. Campbell was a retired restaurant dishwasher. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Joletta Allen (08/02/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Joletta Allen, 67, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Colleen Weisenborn (08/02/07)
Colleen Weisenborn, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Harry Coleman (08/02/07)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Harry Eugene "Gene" Coleman, 76, of Tamms died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center. He was born Oct. 28, 1930, in Tamms, son of James Joshua and Minnie Estella Hargis Coleman. Coleman was a farmer and a member of Tamms United Methodist Church...
Anita Robertson (08/02/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Anita June Robertson, 72, of Anna died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at City Care Center in Anna. She was born June 13, 1935, in Anna, daughter of Arthur R. and Helen Messamore Verble. Robertson was a member of Anna Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include two daughters, Paula Shankel of Fredericktown, Mo., Vicky Rendleman of Anna; two sons, David Housman of Colorado, Larry Negrete of Anna; a sister, Helen Gurley of Elgin, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Ida Watkins (08/02/07)
Ida J. Watkins, 96, of Jackson, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Jackson Manor. She was born Nov. 2, 1910, at Dutchtown, daughter of Theodore and Martha Schrader Floyd. She and Sloan A. Watkins were married May 19, 1928, in Jackson. He died May 23, 1995...
Juanita Cox (08/01/07)
THEBES, Ill. -- Juanita Maxine Cox, 87, of Thebes died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby Bono (08/01/07)
Ruby "Vi" Bono, 97, of St. Louis died Thursday, July 26, 2007, in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 27, 1909, in Whitewater, daughter of George W. and Emma Hahn Gloth. She first married George W. Yount, who died Nov. 5, 1993. She then married Vito Bono, who died June 11, 1997...
Ida Watkins (08/01/07)
Ida J. Watkins, 96, of Jackson, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Jackson Manor. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Martha Smith (08/01/07)
Martha L. Smith, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 20, 1929, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Edward and Pearl Crawford Chappell. She and James Smith were married Feb. 25, 1950. He died April 17, 1992...
Charles Caldwell (08/01/07)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Charles Allen Caldwell, 30, of Cairo died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 6, 1977, in Cairo, son of Charles and Vickie Hodges Caldwell. Caldwell was a florist at McGinness Flower Shop. He was a member of Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center...
Kierstie Williamson (08/01/07)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kierstie LeeAnn Williamson, 21, of Sikeston died Sunday, July 29, 2007, near Morley, Mo. She was born July 30, 1985, at Fort Walton Beach, Fla., daughter of Kenneth and Janet Watkins. She married Kenneth Williamson. Survivors include her husband of Orlando, Fla.; a son, Daryinn Williamson; her father, Kenneth Watkins of Morley; her mother, Janet DuCoeur of Sikeston; a brother, DaKoda Watkins of Sikeston; six sisters, Angel Watkins and Amber Stallings of Sikeston, Heather Watkins of Missouri, Samantha Watkins of Cape Girardeau, Ashley Cook of Paducah, Ky., and Kaitlin Jolley of Morley.. ...
Edith Wells (08/01/07)
ANNA, Ill. -- Edith Wells, 101, of Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Anna, died Monday, July 30, 2007, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Stephens (08/01/07)
Joseph B. Stephens, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 23, 1922, in Bell City, Mo., son of Matt and Jennie Nichelson Stephens. He and Rosybell Steward were married Nov. 11, 1939, in Benton, Mo...
Ethel Bess (08/01/07)
Ethel R. West Bess, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 16, 1918, to Jacob Eugene and Frances M. Settle West in St. Clair County, Mo. She married Earl C. Bess in 1953 and moved to the St. Louis area...
Anna Martinez-Loza (08/01/07)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Anna Maria Martinez-Loza, 61, of Advance passed away Monday, July 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 4, 1946, in McAllen, Texas, daughter of the late Jesus and Manuela Guajardo Martinez. She and Patricio Loza were married July 22, 1962, in Sterling, Ill...