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Obituaries from February 2008

Eva Townes (02/09/08)
Eva Mae Townes, 92, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 1, 1915, in Hurst, Ill., daughter of James and Genevieve (Spagnoli) Rocassi. She and Waldo "W.B" Miller were married in 1939. He passed away in 1959. She and Lee Townes were married Oct. 1, 1966...
Floyd Soehlig (02/29/08)
ORAN, Mo. -- Floyd J. "Flip" Soehlig, 86, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, in Jacksonville. He was born Nov. 25, 1921, in Oran. He and Rosemary Schlegel were married April 4, 1942. Soehlig served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He flew B-17s and B-24s, and was part of the Ploesti Mission in 1943...
Maujeva Overfield (02/29/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Maujeva Louise Overfield, 60, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 17, 1947, in St. Louis, daughter of Dennis Eugene and Goldie McBride LaCroix. She and Edward Richard Overfield were married March 10, 1978. He died May 6, 1988...
Gladys Sanders (02/29/08)
Gladys M. Skyles Sanders, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 1, 1910, in Scott County, daughter of Harley and Mary Hickson Skyles. She and Al Sanders were married in March 1935 in Farmington, Mo. He died in 1984...
Loura Ware (02/29/08)
Loura B. Ware, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 25, 1935, at Houston, Miss., daughter of Henry and Nicey Beane Perkins. She and Reece Ware were married Aug. 25, 1951. Ware was a member of the House of Prayer World Wide Ministries in Cape Girardeau, where she was a missionary, a member of the Mother's Board and Sunday school superintendent...
Lucille Gibson (02/29/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lucille Gibson, 76, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at St. John Praise and Worship Center in Pulaski, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with Larry Barnett Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Garden at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Edward Strack (02/29/08)
Edward L. Strack, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 6, 1921, in Jackson, son of Martin and Freida Niemeier Strack. He and Pansy Barks Sebaugh were married Aug. 14, 1979, in Cape Girardeau. She died Jan. 5, 2005...
Michael Garms (02/29/08)
Michael Irvin Garms, 64, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 17, 1943, in Hot Springs, Ark., son of Irvin and Dorothy Baker Garms. He and Kathie Sansoucie were married April 28, 1972, in Festus, Mo...
Andrew Shelby (02/29/08)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Andrew "Drew" Shelby, 10, a resident of East Prairie, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born March 28, 1997, in Cape Girardeau to Jeff Shelby and Stephanie Reeves, who survive of East Prairie. ...
Ronald Flanery (02/29/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ronald J. Flanery, 49, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at his home. Flanery was born June 19, 1958, in Franklin, Ind. His wife, Cheryl, died in December 2007. He was a roofer for a construction company. Survivors include three daughters, Jennifer Hampton of Chaffee, Meliasa Flanery of Cape Girardeau, Theresa Vaughn of Middlesboro, Ky.; four sisters, Kim Penberthy of Bonne Terre, Mo., Shirley Bone, Gail Cain and P.J. Pogue, all of Farmington, Mo.; and three grandchildren...
James Daniels (02/29/08)
James H. "Jim" Daniels, 73, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008. He was born June 29, 1934, in Painton, Mo., son of Edward and Pearl Annis Daniels. He and Glenita Koeppel were married April 24, 1955. Daniels served in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Roswell, N.M...
Dr. Anthony Zoffuto (02/29/08)
Dr. Anthony Charles Zoffuto, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 2, 1943, in Harrisburg, Pa., son of Charles A. and Della Vendur Zoffuto. He and LouAnn Hays were married June 27, 1970, in Meridian, Miss...
Debra Masterson (02/28/08)
Debra Eileen Masterson, 39, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Alternative Opportunities in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 12, 1969, in Philadelphia, daughter of Jasper W. and Pearl Cook Masterson. Survivors include her father of Cape Girardeau, her mother of Jackson; two brothers, David Masterson of Jackson, Steven Masterson of Oak Ridge; and a sister, Cheryl Masterson of Jackson...
Adrian Moll (02/28/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Adrian William Moll, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 9, 1923, at Biehle, Mo., son of Albert Thomas and Ida Barbara Ernst Moll. He and Vera Eileen Barks were married Nov. 24, 1943, at Biehle...
Pauline Suttles (02/28/08)
Pauline L. Suttles, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1914, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Columbus J. and Laura A. Moore Story. She and James W. Suttles were married in August 1937 at Puxico, Mo. He died March 8, 1968...
Wanda Winschel (02/28/08)
Wanda Lou Ellen Winschel, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 3, 1931, in Burfordville, daughter of Otis and Mary Maness Fowler Proffer. She and Gilbert L. Winschel were married May 14, 1949, at St. Boniface Church in Perryville, Mo. He died April 24, 2007...
Thurman Kingery (02/28/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Thurman B. Kingery, 90, of Deltona, Fla., died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Hazel; two sons, Bill of Oxford, Miss., Bob and Lisa of Mount Dora, Fla.; five grandchildren, Genni Pappas, Heather Kingery, Megan Kingery, Leah Caillouet and Jill Hodge; a great-granddaughter, Elena Pappas; two sisters, Ruby Ellet of Selma, Ill., Eilene Edwards of Fayetteville, N.C.; several nieces and nephews...
Ellen Light (02/28/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Ellen A. Light, 88, of Dongola died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 28, 1919, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Homer A. and Edna McMahan Frogge. She and Hoke S. Light were married Nov. 20, 1940, in Jackson and he preceded her in death...
Ronnie Hindman (02/28/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ronnie Hindman, 66, of Advance passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1941, at Brownwood, Mo., son of Raymond and Beatrice Speer Hindman. Ronnie was a retired farmer and a member of Advance United Methodist Church...
Maujeva Overfield (02/28/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Maujeva Louise Overfield, 60, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Edward Strack (02/28/08)
Edward L. Strack, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Jan. 6, 1921, in Jackson. He and Pansy Barks were married Aug. 14, 1979, in Cape Girardeau. She died Jan. 5, 2005. Strack was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church and its Men's Club. He worked at the sausage suppers and was an usher...
Charles Stone (02/28/08)
A memorial service for Charles Franklin Stone of Belleville, Ill., will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. Norman Brant will officiate. Burial will be in Lightner Memorial Cemetery with full military honors. Friends may call from noon to service time Saturday at the chapel...
Dr. Anthony Zoffuto (02/28/08)
Dr. Anthony Charles Zoffuto, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 2, 1943, in Harrisburg, Pa., son of Charles A. and Della Vendur Zoffuto. He and LouAnn Hays were married June 27, 1970, in Meridian, Miss...
Ruth Dolle (02/28/08)
Ruth Mae Dolle passed away at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., with her family at her bedside. She was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, to W.H. and Naomi Braden Little. They preceded her in death along with her stepfather, John Williams of Cape Girardeau...
Chabreshea Egson (02/28/08)
Chabreshea Renee Egson, 20, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 12, 1987, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Trisie Egson and DeWayne Clark. Egson was a 2006 graduate of Central High School, and received a CNA license. She joined the U.S. Army in 2007, and after being discharged was employed at National Asset Recovery Services...
Michael Welter (02/28/08)
Michael Wayne Welter, 45, of Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene of an automobile accident on Route K near Gordonville Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008. He was born Jan. 4, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jerome Anthony and Evelyn Marie Sample Welter. Mr. Welter was a 1981 graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau. He was formerly a cook at Delmonico's in Jackson and was also employed by Workforce at Procter & Gamble. He was of the Baptist belief...
Walter Schumer (02/28/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Walter Joseph Schumer, 96, of Perryville, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 13, 1911, at Biehle, Mo., son of Henry and Barbara Lohmann Schumer. He and Dorothea M. Hoerning Schumer were married April 19, 1952, at Biehle, and she preceded him in death Nov. 1, 2007...
Mark Laurentius (02/27/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mark Laurentius, 49, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1958, at St. Louis, son of Anton and Betty Layton Laurentius. Laurentius was a self-employed wood products dealer. Survivors include his mother of Perryville; and a brother, Jesse Laurentius of Perryville...
Pauline Suttles (02/27/08)
Pauline L. Suttles, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Riehn (02/27/08)
Donald O. Riehn, 76, of Jackson, formerly of Millersville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at his home. He was born May 31, 1931, in Jackson, son of the late Walter E. and Grace Mae Surface Riehn. He and Shirley Hill Perkins were married Aug. 11, 1997, in Paris, Tenn...
Velmer Kutscher (02/27/08)
Velmer M. Kutscher, 80, of Festus, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Festus Manor Nursing Center. He was born Dec. 12, 1927, at Brazeau, Mo., son of Marten and Amelia Rabolt Kutscher. He married June Wilhelm. Kutscher retired as a machinist with Otten Products. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crystal City, Mo...
Beverly Hogue (02/27/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Beverly Hogue, 73, of Anna died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. Visitation will be from noon to service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Dr. Anthony Zoffuto (02/27/08)
Dr. Anthony C. Zoffuto, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church...
John Nall (02/27/08)
John Allen Nall, 85, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was the son of Fred and Mary deCelis Nall. He married Eileen Armour. Nall was a journeyman electrical lineman 37 years with Ozark Border Electric in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He served as union steward of IBEW Local 702. He was a member of First Christian Church in Poplar Bluff, where he had served as elder, deacon and president of the Men's Bible Class...
Lora Brewer (02/27/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lora AnnaBelle Brewer, 87, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Independence Care Center. She was born June 28, 1920, at Mountain View, Mo., daughter of Louis Lynn and Phronia May Thomas DeBoard. She and Courtney Elvis Brewer were married Aug. 5, 1944. He died May 18, 1978...
Wanda Winschel (02/27/08)
Wanda Lou Ellen Winschel, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 3, 1931, in Burfordville, daughter of Otis and Mary Maness Fowler Proffer. She and Gilbert L. Winschel were married May 14, 1949, in Perryville, Mo. He died April 24, 2007...
Ralph Baker (02/27/08)
Ralph Kenyon Baker, 83, of Delta died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born in Lake City, Ark., April 3, 1924, to the late Grover and Edith Speer Baker. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a radioman...
Clarence Mabrey (02/26/08)
Clarence Ercel Mabrey, 91, of Jackson died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Monticello House. He was born Aug. 17, 1916, at Drum, Mo., son of Henry Lee and Annie Louise Markham Mabrey. He and Velma Gladys Ross were married Nov. 21, 1935. She died Dec. 31, 2001...
Christopher Moyers (02/26/08)
Christopher Charles Moyers, 19, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jim and Rosezetta Dunn Moyers. Moyers was a graduate of Central High School and played baseball growing up...
Violet Simmons (02/26/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Violet Simmons, 87, of Olive Branch died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 23, 1921, in Wardell, Mo., daughter of William and Sarah Broadhacker Porchie. She married Louie Simmons Oct. 17, 1938. He died Jan. 13, 1979...
Deborah Kinder (02/26/08)
Deborah A. Kinder, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 24, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William and Joyce M. Welker Young. She and Kevin L. Kinder were married May 1, 1999, in Cape Girardeau. Kinder worked out of Laborer Hall 1107...
Joyce Young (02/26/08)
Joyce Marie Young, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at her home. She was born July 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jacob Benton and Evelyn Flowers Welker. Young had worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. and Superior Electric. Survivors include a daughter, Connie Young; twin sister, Lois Gater; a brother, J. Robert Welker, all of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Wayne McIntosh (02/26/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Wayne L. McIntosh, 75, of Mehlville, Mo., passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Cleveland Memorial Hospital in Cleveland, Texas. He was born Nov. 30, 1932, at Portageville, Mo., son of George and Mary Ruth Cullum McIntosh. Wayne was a retired Union warehouse laborer. He was a member of Freewill Baptist Church in St. Louis...
Patricia Wulfers (02/25/08)
Patricia J. Wulfers, 82, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born May 18, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Raymond and Mildred K. (Keane) Beckman. She and George Wulfers were married Nov. 4, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died April 19, 1984...
Matilda Queathem (02/25/08)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Matilda "Tillie" Queathem, 87, of St. Charles died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. She was born March 21, 1920, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Adolph and Regina Pingel. She and Arthur Queathem were married Feb. 15, 1958, in St. Louis...
James Daniels (02/25/08)
James H. "Jim" Daniels, 73, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at his home in Mesa, Ariz. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Deborah Kinder (02/25/08)
Deborah Kinder, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Nell Griffith (02/25/08)
Nell Griffith, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Bollinger County, daughter of James Truman and Clara Rita (VanGennip) Nall. She and Roy L. Griffith were married Nov. 12, 1955, in Advance, Mo...
Rosina Eldracher (02/25/08)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Rosina E. Eldracher, 93, of Leopold died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at her residence. She was born Jan. 3, 1915, in Leopold, daughter of Jacob J. and Lucy Vandeven Elfrink. She and Charlie F. Eldracher were married April 24, 1935. He died Nov. 2, 1991...
Alpha Bechel (02/24/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Alpha Leona Bechel, 100, of Chaffee died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Aug. 24, 1907, in Chaffee, daughter of Levi John and Elenora Elizabeth Scheeter Bechel. Bechel worked for many years in Louisville, Ky., and retired as a secretary at International Shoe Co. in St. Louis. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the Daughters of St. Ambrose. Bechel was the first baby baptized at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee...
Patricia Wulfers (02/24/08)
Patricia Wulfers, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd Thieret (02/24/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lloyd P. Thieret, 89, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Independence Care Center. He was born April 15, 1918, at Belgique, Mo., son of Anthun P. and Lula Hagan Thieret. He and Geraldine Van Dyne were married Feb. 4, 1944, at Independence, Kan...
Sue Ludlow (02/24/08)
Jetoria Sue Tyson Ludlow, 74, passed away peacefully at home in Cape Girardeau on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008. She was born March 23, 1933, in Portageville, Mo., to Ernest and Orvilla Bell Tyson. She married Bill Ludlow from Chicago in 1956. Sue attended Southeast Missouri State University where she was a member of Sorosis Society, a cheerleader and a participant in the Maid of Cotton competition. She later received her undergraduate degree from the College of New Jersey...
Lonnie Woolly (02/24/08)
Lonnie R. Woolly, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 2, 1951, in Wasco, Calif., son of Johnie and Eula Mae Woolly. He and Sharon Williams were married Dec. 17, 1976. She survives...
Clara Griffith (02/24/08)
Clara N. Griffith, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Thomas (02/24/08)
Dorothy A. Thomas, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born in Fairfax, Ala. Thomas was one of nine children born to Joe and Verna Adams. Thomas loved and competed in swimming and diving as a teenager. While working in Building No. 45, the communications center for the Ninth Naval District, as a telephone operator in Pensacola, Fla., she met and married aviation machinist mate 1st class C. Dean Thomas on March 10, 1944...
Myrtle Spooler (02/24/08)
ORAN, Mo. -- Myrtle Spooler, 95, of Chaffee died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 20, 1912, at Oran, daughter of Charles Robert and Minnie Louis Hency Mansell. She and John Spooler were married Feb. 18, 1936, in Oran. He died Aug. 16, 1998...
Scott Foster (02/24/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Scott M. Foster, 41, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 27, 1966, at Perryville, son of Wayne and Sharon Erwin Foster. He and Julie A. Stehl were married June 17, 1994. Foster was a tire technician at Roy's Tire and Auto...
Bobbie Merrick (02/23/08)
Bobbie "Bob" Melton Merrick, age 80, entered into eternal life at 6:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Bob Merrick was born to Benjamin Emory and Virginia Ethel Melton Merrick on May 8, 1927. He grew up in the Anniston, Mo., area and graduated from Anniston High School in 1945. He entered the U.S. Navy on June 1, 1945, and was honorably discharged as a seaman first class on July 30, 1946. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign...
Rueben Hull (02/23/08)
THEBES, Ill. -- Rueben Leonard Hull, 70, of Thebes died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at his home. Hull was born April 3, 1937, at Robertsville, Mo., to William Henry Hull and Blanche Hull. Hull was retired from Spartech Plastics Co. in Cape Girardeau. He worked there for 20 years...
Norbert Schlegel (02/23/08)
Norbert Robert Schlegel, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at the Missouri Veteran's Home. He was born March 8, 1921, in Cape Girardeau County, son of George and Emma (Grossheider) Schlegel. He and Viola M. Exler were married June 24, 1951, in Egypt Mills, Mo. She died April 26, 2007...
Dorothy Thomas (02/23/08)
Dorothy A. Thomas, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Quincy, Ill., and Bonita Springs, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel...
Barbara Meadows (02/23/08)
BENTON, Mo. -- Barbara Jean Meadows, 64, of Benton died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at home. She was born March 24, 1943, at St. Louis, daughter of Lester Alfred and Violet Rodgers Parris. Meadows was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Scott City...
Charles James (02/23/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Charles R. James Sr., 72, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born April 14, 1935, in Cottonwood, Ill., son of Harrison "Jimmy" and Velma Stallings James. He and Kay F. McCord were married May 14, 1975, at Crossville, Ill...
Lonnie Woolley (02/23/08)
Lonnie R. Woolley, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Luther Wilke (02/22/08)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Luther Gene Wilke, 75, of Sedgewickville died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1932, son of Aaron and Thelma Fulbright Wilke. He and Shirley Bangert were married June 1, 1957, She died Sept. 23, 1987. He then married Mona Goldsmith on June 28, 1989...
Vernon Thomas (02/22/08)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Vernon L. "Jack" Thomas, 83, of Miller City died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 17, 1924, in Miller City, son of Calvin Marion and Fannie Alma Dodson Thomas. He was a member of the Pulaski County Memorial VFW Post 8891 of Mounds, Ill., the American Legion, the American Legion, the Rural Letter Carriers Association, Ducks Unlimited and the Alexander-Pulaski Sportsman's Club, where he was a past president. ...
Edmund Weber (02/22/08)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Edmund W. Weber, 91, of Altenburg died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, Mo. He was born March 22, 1916 in Wittenburg, Mo., son of Otto Frederick and Ida Mathilda Perr Weber. He and Verna Martha Mangels were married Sept. 29, 1940. She died Jan. 13, 2006...
Thomas Moranville (02/22/08)
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- Thomas Joseph Moranville, 87, of Lee's Summit, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at a medical center in Lee's Summit. He was born Dec. 1, 1920, in Silver Lake, Mo., son of Leo T. and Gertrude Tucker Moranville...
Erma Oberndorfer (02/22/08)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Erma V. Lungwitz Oberndorfer, 86, of Altenberg died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Dec. 8, 1921, in Neeley's Landing, son of Reinhold C and Mary C. Baker Kranawetter. She and Elmer T. Lungwitz were married Nov. 15, 1942. He died Nov. 27, 1971. She then married Theophil B Oberndorfer on Jan. 12, 1974. He died March 3, 2007...
Jetoria Ludlow (02/22/08)
Jetoria T. "Sue" Ludlow, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Charles Stone (02/22/08)
The funeral for Charles Stone that was scheduled for today is postponed and will be announced at a later date. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Alpha Bechel (02/22/08)
Alpha Leona Bechel, 100, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Morris (02/22/08)
Elizabeth J. Morris, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 13, 1918, at Baxter Springs, Kan., daughter of Joseph K. and Hazelle G. Pickering Morris. Morris was a legal secretary in Oklahoma City before she retired in 1980. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Abbey Road Christian Church...
Bobby Dambach (02/22/08)
Bobby G. Dambach, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 29, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lester L. and Nona E. Gilder Dambach. He and Dorothy Baird were married Feb. 13, 1997. Dambach was a manager at the former P.N. Hirsch and Co., retiring in 1980...
Larry Caldwell (02/22/08)
Charles "Larry" Caldwell, 74, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 8, 1933, at Commerce, Mo., the son of Oscar and Lillian Mae Rasberry Caldwell. He and Nancy Jewell Graves were married June 9, 1962, at Scott City...
Patsy Seabaugh (02/22/08)
Patsy Seabaugh, 62, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at her home in Jackson. She was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. Patsy was a member of Elks Lodge 2439 in Dexter, Mo., and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4062 in Dexter. Patsy was a life insurance agent...
Melva Crowell (02/22/08)
Melva L. Crowell, 69, of Scott City passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1938, in Crump, daughter of the late Oliver A. and Beulah "Boots" Barks Williams. She and Eddie Crowell were married May 23, 1996, in Tennessee. He survives...
Barbara Stone (02/22/08)
Barbara Alice Stone, 60, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Nov. 11, 1947, in St. Francois County, Mo., daughter of the late Orville J. and Anna Jane Stephens Stone. Barbara was born with Down syndrome. At the age of 7, she was placed in a training school at Higginsville, Mo., and later transferred to a group home in Sikeston, Mo., to be closer to her family. In 2001, she was moved to the Monticello House...
Charles Stone (02/21/08)
Charles Franklin Stone, 72, of Belleville, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at his home. He was born Oct. 10, 1935, at Fornfelt. Charles was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a former president of Missouri Manufactured Housing Association. ...
Bobby Dambach (02/20/08)
Bobby G. Dambach, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 29, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lester L. and Nona E. Gilder Dambach. He and Dorothy Baird were married Feb. 13, 1997. Dambach was a manager at the former P.N. Hirsch and Co., retiring in 1980...
Victoria Smith (02/21/08)
PATTON, Mo. -- Victoria Florene Smith, 33, of Patton died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at her home. She was born May 25, 1974, in Belleville, Ill., daughter of Winford Harvey and Iva Jean Queen Johnson. She and Elmer Smith were married July 2, 2000. Survivors include her husband; mother; a son Sebastian Smith of Patton; a stepson, Joshua Smith of Ste. ...
Patsy Seabaugh (02/21/08)
Patsy Seabaugh, 62, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Stephen Joyner (02/21/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Stephen L. Joyner, 54, of Poolesville, Md., died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at his home. He was born in Cairo, son of Harry C. and Helen Whitis Joyner. Joyner was a 1970 graduate of Camelot Parochial School in Cairo and a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville...
Melva Crowell (02/21/08)
Melva Crowell, 69, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Morris (02/21/08)
Elizabeth J. Morris, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Hilda Ruehling (02/21/08)
Hilda R. Ruehling, 94, of Pocahontas died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 24, 1913, daughter of Andreas H. and Ida L. Wallman Koeberl. She attended the former St. John's School. She and Hugo Ruehling were married Jan. 25, 1942, at Pocahontas. He died Oct. 3, 1974...
Orena Ancell (02/21/08)
Orena Mae "Renee" Ancell, 99, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. She was born May 15, 1908, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of James Douglas and Sarah Winkleman Carter. She and Fred Moore Ancell were married Dec. 22, 1934, in Vienna, Ill. He died Dec. 29, 1988...
Barbara Stone (02/21/08)
Barbara Alice Stone, 60, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Monticello House. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Gordon Kasten (02/21/08)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Gordon W. Kasten, 78, of Altenburg died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 6, 1930, in Altenburg, son of Alfred and Natalie Koenig Kasten. Kasten was a farmer. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg...
Richard Nothdurft (02/21/08)
Richard Eugene "Gene" Nothdurft of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008. He was born June 15, 1926, near Whitewater, to Herman and Edith Wilferth Nothdurft. He was confirmed at Trinity Methodist Church. Richard and Mary Elizabeth "Louella" Rhodes were married Aug. 28, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Eugene Holloway Sr. (02/21/08)
Eugene Holloway Sr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 9, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harvey E. and Edna B. Michael Holloway. He and Joyce M. Nichols were married Feb. 24, 1957, in Cape Girardeau. Eugene "Papa" Holloway was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He faithfully followed his Lord Jesus Christ throughout his life and was always an inspiration to his family and friends...
Robert Nitsch (02/21/08)
Robert George "Bob" Nitsch, 80, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Aug. 1, 1927, in Jackson, son of George and Amanda Hartung Nitsch. He and Gladys Thompson were married Sept. 23, 1951, at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson...
Wanda Ponce (02/20/08)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Wanda Swindell Ponce, 82, of Bell City died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at her home. She was born Nov. 2, 1926, at Oran, Mo., daughter of Robert and Bertha Greer Fisher. She and Lester Swindell were married Jan. 10, 1946, at Benton, Mo. He died Sept. 15, 1972. She later married Bill Ponce May 29, 1976. He died May 4, 1989...
Eugene Holloway Sr. (02/20/08)
Eugene Holloway Sr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lynwood Baptist Church.
Robert Nitsch (02/20/08)
Robert George "Bob" Nitsch, 80, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at Monticello House. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
George Johnson Jr. (02/20/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- George Edwin Johnson Jr., 74, of Anna died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, at his home. He was born April 18, 1933, in Moline, Ill., son of George Edwin and Florence Elther Johnson Sr. He and Rebecca Ann "Becky" Crowell were married Oct. 11, 1990, in Jonesboro...
Gladys Calvert (02/20/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Gladys Lorraine Calvert, 97, of Marietta, Ga., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Serenity Manor Hospice in Marietta. She was the daughter of Chris and Stella Switzer. She married Harry Calvert, who died in 1962. Calvert was a graduate of Olive Branch High School. She had worked in Illinois, California and Tennessee. She was a former member of the Methodist Church in Olive Branch...
Jean McLain (02/20/08)
WOOD RIVER, Ill. -- Jean "Moma Jean" McLain, of Wood River passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born April 9, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, to Ruddle and Allene Graves Gleason. She and James D. McLain were married April 25, 1959, in Cape Girardeau...
George Bockhorst Sr. (02/20/08)
George E. Bockhorst Sr., 88, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 9, 1919, in Wright City, Mo., son of George F. and Ella P. Bockhorst. He married Ruby Miracle. Bockhorst graduated from Wright City High School in 1937 and from the University of Missouri in 1941 with an engineering degree...
Gladys Calvert (02/19/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Gladys Calvert, 97, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Mounds, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Metropolitan Hospice in Marietta. Barkett Funeral Home in Mounds is in charge of arrangements.
George Bockhorst Sr. (02/19/08)
George E. Bockhorst Sr., 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Carrie Turner (02/19/08)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Carrie Kay Turner, 86, of Ullin, formerly of Pulaski and Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 1, 1921, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of Charles Eric and Goldie Mae Moore McReynolds. She and Lloyd Turner were married Jan. 29, 1954. He died July 17, 1991...
David Duffield (02/19/08)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- David Dale Duffield, 67, of Olmsted died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1940, in Gorham, Ill., son of Orpha Earl and Nora Ellen Hoppe Duffield. He married Betty Holmes. Duffield was employed for four years with Clark Security and was a former security guard with Southern Illinois Consultants. He retired from Nesbico Co. and the Cairo Police Department. He was a member of the Miracle Center in Tamms, Ill., Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion...
George Friedrich (02/19/08)
George W. Friedrich, 90, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 22, 1917, in Jackson, son of August and Martha Ann Snider Friedrich. He and Shirley Allgaier were married Aug. 12, 1946, in Littleton, Colo...
Nancy Merritt (02/19/08)
Nancy Sue Merritt, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 12, 1944, in Evansville, Ind., daughter of Wardell and Marion Nelms Grace. Survivors include three sons, Shawn Merritt of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., Byron Merritt of Cape Girardeau, David Merritt of Scott City; a brother, Paul Grace of Charleston, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Alice Barone (02/19/08)
Alice Mary Schweizer Barone, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 18, 2008, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Nov. 3, 1917, in East Orange, N.J., daughter of Joseph and Mary Coleman Connelly. She and Walter A. Schweizer were married in 1939 in West Orange, N.J. He died July 18, 1992. She later married Edward Elmer Barone June 20, 1998, in Fort Myers, Fla. He died June 21, 2003...
Reid Abercrombie (02/19/08)
TAMMS, Ill. -- J. Reid Abercrombie, 85, of Tamms died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 16, 1922, in Alexander County, Ill., to Cyrille and Adeline Jane Kendall Abercrombie. He married Mildred Dean Brock June 16, 1941. She preceded him in death Sept. 14, 2001...
William Mott (02/18/08)
William James Mott, 81, of Scott City, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008. He was born Feb. 25, 1926, in Crittenden County, Ky., son of Perry and Grace Mott. He married Veda Naomi Love on Oct. 7, 1949. They moved to Scott City in August 1964. William retired in 1980 from Holiday Inn in Cape Girardeau...
Carrie Turner (02/18/08)
Carrie Kay Turner, 86, of Ullin, Ill., formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
J. Reid Abercrombie (02/18/08)
J. Reid Abercrombie, 85, of Tamms, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Danny Menz (02/18/08)
BENTON, Mo. --Danny Ray Menz, 50, of Benton died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008. He was born Sept. 10, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Paul Phillip and Genevieve Ellwood Stuckey Menz. He and Diane Sue Glastetter were married July 29, 1978, in Oran, Mo. Menz was a construction worker for FGR Mechanical in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of the Craftsman Union...
Olive Rhinerson (02/18/08)
Olive "Betty" Rhinerson, 86, of Jacksonville, Ill., formerly of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at Passavent Hospital in Jacksonville. She was born Sept. 13, 1921, in Little Point, Ind., daughter of Harry and Maude Blunk Warmoth. She was married in 1984 to Tom Rhinerson. He preceded her in death in 2002...
Casey Rhodes (02/18/08)
Casey Wayne Rhodes, 25, formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at his home in Panama City Beach, Fla. He was born March 11, 1982, in Sundance, Wyo., son of Karla Jean Criddle Brown and the late Bruce Wayne Rhodes. He graduated from Jackson High School in 2000. Rhodes was a chef in Panama City Beach...
Denist Gibson (02/16/08)
Denist O. Gibson, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at his home. Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Masonic Lodge in Cape Girardeau. A Masonic service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today. Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson...
Mabel Korando (02/16/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mabel A. Korando, 70, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1938, in Perry County, daughter of Frank J. and Delith Ann Welker Krumm. She and Allen R. Korando were married June 1, 1963...
Mary Newberry (02/16/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Louise Newberry, 78, of Anna died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 18, 1929, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Ernest and Nancy Dixon Hurst. She married Haskell Newberry July 17, 1948, in Osceola, Ark. He died Oct. 6, 1996...
Daryl Burch (02/16/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Daryl L. Burch, 60, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 7, 1947, at Kaskaskia Island, Ill., son of Lee J. and Dorothy A. Lawrence Burch. Burch was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at Kaskaskia Island and VFW...
Casey Rhodes (02/16/08)
Casey Wayne Rhodes, 25, of Panama City Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francois Memorial Park in Bonne Terre, Mo...
Cople Evans (02/16/08)
Graveside service for Cople Lillie Evans, 89, of Austin, Texas, was held Friday at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Donny Ford officiated. Evans died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at South Austin Hospital in Austin. She was born Oct. 3, 1918, in McGee, Mo., daughter of Charles and Maud B. Lincoln Carnes. She married James R. Jones in 1941. He preceded her in death in 1953. She then married John B. Evans in 1971. He preceded her in death in 1989...
Sharon Kay Smith (02/15/08)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Sharon Kay Smith, 62, of Sedgewickville died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 at her home. She was born April 1, 1945 at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Elzia Miles and Vera Edna Statler James. She and Kenneth Ray Smith were married Aug. 13, 1966...
Cople Lillie Evans (02/15/08)
AUSTIN, Texas -- Graveside funeral service for Cople Lillie Evans, 89, of Austin will be held at 2 p.m. today at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Donny Ford will officiate. Evans died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at South Austin Hospital in Austin...
Robert Ritrovato Sr. (02/15/08)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Funeral service for Robert A. Ritrovato Sr., 52, of Ste. Genevieve will be held at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Faulkner officiating. Ritrovato died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008 at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1955 in St. Louis, son of Francis A. and Mary Ellen Gammill Ritrovato...
Catherine Sharp (02/15/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Catherine Sharp, 87, of Olive Branch and formerly of Grand Chain, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at her home. She was the daughter of Leo and Ida Rude. She was married to Lee Sharp. He preceded her in death. She was a member of Ohio Chapel Methodist Church near Grand Chain, the Grand Chain Homemakers, Kentucky Lake Campers and Pulaski County Garden Club...
Acie Clark (02/15/08)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Acie Charles Clark, 88, of rural Ullin, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at his home. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Israelite Bible Class Cemetery near Ullin. Bro. Joe Keith will officiate. Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Nammon Jones (02/15/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Nammon Jones, 65, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Holy City Church of God in Christ in Cairo. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Elder Grady G. Johnson will officiate, with burial at the Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Johnnie Dean (02/15/08)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Johnnie Lou Dean, 57, of East Prairie, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at her residence. She was born Feb. 12, 1951, in East Prairie, daughter of John J. and Annie Arietta Hayden Grogan. She lived most of her life in Mississippi County. She was a registered nurse and a member of First Church of God in East Prairie...
Naomi Lee (02/15/08)
Naomi Elizabeth Lee, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 3, 1923, in the Cedar Fork Community of Perry County, Mo., the daughter of Clarence R. and Flora J. (Rimboch) Hudson...
Annabell Thiele (02/15/08)
UNION, Mo. -- Annabell Thiele, 80, of Union, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008 at St. Clair Nursing Home in St. Clair, Mo. She was born Oct. 19, 1927, in St. Louis, daughter of L.D. and Anna M. Jones Cornman. She married Donald Avery Thiele on July 28, 1942 in Hope, Ark. He preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 2003...
Michael Hyson (02/15/08)
Michael F. Hyson, 76, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Sept. 29, 1931, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, son of the late Thomas and Mary Quirk Hyson. He and Marion L. Smith were married Jan. 7, 1956, in Cape Girardeau. She survives...
Marvin Howell (02/15/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Marvin B. Howell, of Dongola, celebrated his 88th birthday with his savior Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna, Ill. Marvin was born Feb. 12, 1920 to William and Edna Howell in Goreville, Ill. He attended school in Anna. ...
Donald Cunningham (02/15/08)
DELPHOS, Ohio -- Donald W. Cunningham, 70, of Delphos died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. He was born March 31, 1937, son of Jesse Holmes and Evelyn Clodene (Hopper) Cunningham. They preceded him in death. He married Carol Bohn on March 23, 1958. She survives in Delphos...
Bonnie Ragsdale (02/14/08)
BUNCOMBE, Ill. -- Bonnie Ragsdale, 59, of rural Buncombe, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born May 7, 1948, daughter of Joseph Lyndal and Irene McIntosh Acuff. She and Lawrence E. "Larry" Ragsdale were married Aug. 13, 1973, in Massac County, Ill. He preceded her in death July 11, 2000...
Ruth Ann Blair (02/14/08)
Ruth Ann Blair, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 28, 1928, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of William Maxwell and Edna Lillian Riddle Blair. She was a 1947 graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School and a member of First Baptist Church...
Marvin Howell (02/14/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Marvin R. Howell, 88, of Dongola died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Anna, Ill. He was born Feb. 12, 1920, in Goreville, Ill., son of William and Edna Howell. He married Opal Owens on June 28, 1943 in Charleston, Mo. She preceded him in death Feb. 25, 2006...
Lester Fulbright (02/14/08)
PATTON, Mo. -- Lester Odell Fulbright, 84, of St. Louis, formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at the Tipton Oak Manor in Tipton, Mo. He was born Jan. 4, 1924, at Hurricane, Mo., son of William Amos and Mary E. Causey Fulbright. He married Dorothy Bennett on April 2, 1949. She preceded him in death March 28, 2005...
Agnes Graper (02/14/08)
Agnes Graper, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Jan. 10, 1922, in New York City. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Michael Hyson (02/14/08)
Michael F. Hyson, 76, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Dottie Bretzel (02/14/08)
Dottie Audrey Bretzel, 83, of Scott City, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Sept. 15, 1924, daughter of Avery Clarence and Callie Jane Dorris Green. She and Gilbert T. Bretzel were married on Oct. 18, 1941, at Benton, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 7, 2000...
Paula Hodge (02/14/08)
Paula A. Hodge, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 13, 1929, in Ettlingen, Germany, daughter of Franz A. and Zacilia Vogele Kohler. She and Jessie Hodge were married May 26, 1946, in Germany. He died Feb. 24, 1981...
Clemon Gartung (02/14/08)
Clemon E. "Clem" Gartung, 91, of Gordonville passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008. He was born Sept. 20, 1916, in Gordonville, son of Monroe and Annie Reeker Gartung. He and Albertine Rose were married in 1951. She passed away Jan. 13, 1966. Clemon attended the former Maple Grove School House in Gordonville. ...
Naomi Lee (02/14/08)
Naomi Elizabeth Lee, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 3, 1923, in the Cedar Fork Community of Perry County, Mo., the daughter of Clarence R. and Flora J. (Rimboch) Hudson...
SSG Bradley Skelton (02/14/08)
Staff Sgt. Bradley Joe Skelton, 40, of Gordonville died in Baghdad on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008. He was a "Sapper" on his second tour in Iraq with Missouri National Guard's 1138th Engineer Company, headquartered in Farmington, Mo. He was killed when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb...
Ruth Ann Blair (02/13/08)
Ruth Ann Blair, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 28, 1928, at Cairo, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Jerry Probst (02/13/08)
The visitation and funeral for Jerry Probst has been changed due to weather. Visitation will now be at noon today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. These times are tentative due to weather conditions.
Paula Hodge (02/13/08)
Paula A. Hodge, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 13, 1929, in Ettlingen, Germany. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Cople Evans (02/13/08)
AUSTIN, Texas -- Cople Lillie Evans, 89, of Austin died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at South Austin Medical Center. She was born Oct. 3, 1918, in McGee, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Eva Mae Townes (02/13/08)
The graveside funeral service that was scheduled for Feb. 11, 2008, for Eva Mae Townes has been rescheduled. A graveside service for Townes will now take place at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Linda Hobbs Thurman (02/13/08)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Linda Hobbs Thurman died Feb. 11, 2008, at her home in New Madrid at the age of 63. She was born in Cape Girardeau on Nov. 11, 1944. She was the daughter of the late Stowell and Louella Hobbs. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid and a member of the New Madrid County Country Club and the Ladies Golf Association...
Mabel Johnson (02/13/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mabel I. Johnson, 88, of Perryville died Tuesday. Feb. 12, 2008, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born March 1, 1919, at Perryville, daughter of Charles and Leona Shrum Herron. She and Lawrence Johnson were married on Dec. 7, 1945. He preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1988...
Ricky Limbaugh (02/13/08)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Ricky Limbaugh, 52, of Sturdivant died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at his home. He was born March 25, 1955, at Advance, Mo., son of Troy Lee and Ramona Cooper Limbaugh. Survivors include his parents, Troy and Ramona Limbaugh of Sturdivant, and a brother, Doug Limbaugh of Advance...
Joshua Keith Holshouser (02/13/08)
Joshua Keith Holshouser, 32, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 11, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Sept. 7, 1975, at Cape Girardeau, son of David Keith and Joy Bowen Holshouser. He married Donna Mae Ramsey on October 2, 2004, at Cape Girardeau...
Barbara Schlue (02/13/08)
Barbara Jean Schlue, 73, died at her home on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, with God, Jesus and loving family by her side. She was born to Elizabeth Bowman and Harry F. Schlue of Cape Girardeau. Barb was a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau and a graduate of Cape Central High School. She worked as an assistant manager for Libson's for 32 years and was a manager at Hecht's Too for 18 years. She retired from retail sales in 2000 with a combined experience of 50 years...
Joshua Holshouser (02/12/08)
Joshua Keith Holshouser, 32, of Scott City, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., the result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City...
Dottie Bretzel (02/12/08)
Dottie Audrey Bretzel, 83, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Keller (02/12/08)
Paul William Keller, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 29, 1920, in Cape Girardeau County, the son of William A. and Louisa (Glueckhertz) Keller. He and Irma (Voss) Keller were married May 17, 1945, in Gordonville...
Barbara Schlue (02/11/08)
Barbara Schlue, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Maggie Roberts (02/11/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Maggie Lee Roberts, 98, of St. Louis, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at Green Park Nursing Center in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 3, 1910, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of John W. and Rillie Chambers Davis. She and Belvery Vivian Roberts were married Jan. 27, 1934. He died March 24, 1981...
Helen Haupt (02/11/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Helen Haupt, 86, of St. Louis died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at Green Park Senior Center in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 13, 1921, at Delta, daughter of Sam and Allyne Wise Jones. She married LeRoy Haupt in Jackson in 1942. He died July 29, 1994...
Girthea Anderson (02/11/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. --Girthea Rosella Anderson, 93, of Patton, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born Feb. 19, 1914, in Cardwell, Mo., daughter of John W. and Ader E. Turpin Pattrison. She and William Earl Anderson were married July 24, 1937. He died Sept. 6, 1985...
Donald Dobbs (02/11/08)
Donald G. Dobbs, 66, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 14, 1941, in Nason, Ill., son of Thomas A. and Lilly Mae Briarton Dobbs. He and Ruth Ellen Wagner were married on Oct. 6, 1978, in Mount Vernon, Ill...
Paul William Keller (02/11/08)
Paul William Keller, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
William Thompson (02/10/08)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- William Edward Thompson, 87, of Fredericktown died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Claru Deville Nursing Home in Fredericktown. He was born April 28, 1920, at St. Louis, son of LeRoy and Ellen Thompson. He and Ida Agnes Masters were married Aug. 1, 1968...
Penelope Mallard (02/10/08)
Penelope Park Mallard, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Mo. She was born Sept. 16, 1948, in Riverside, Calif., daughter of Joseph and Sophie Park. She was married to Thomas Mallard. Mallard worked as a bill collector in the financial business...
Hazel Mae Anthony (02/10/08)
ORAN, Mo. -- Hazel Mae Anthony, 92, of Oran died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Oct. 6, 1915, at Lamar, Ark., daughter of Fred and Alberta Bradley Harmon. She married Bernard "B.W." Anthony on July 19, 1935, and he preceded her in death April 12, 1993, after 58 years of marriage. They moved to Southeast Missouri in December 1936...
Jerry Probst (02/10/08)
Jerry J. Probst, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born June 2, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Fred L. and Blanche B. Knapp Probst. Probst attended Cape Girardeau public schools and enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve in 1949. He was inducted into active Army duty in 1958 and was discharged from the Army Reserve in 1962...
Staff Sgt. Bradley Skelton (02/10/08)
Staff Sgt. Bradley Joe Skelton, 40, of Gordonville died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq, while serving with the Missouri National Guard's 1138th Engineer Battalion. He was killed when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. Skelton was born July 29, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harold L. ...
Randy Venable (02/10/08)
Randy Joe Venable, 55, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1953, at Cape Girardeau, son of Reece Hopper and Claudia Marie Smith Venable. He was a mate for Wisconsin Barge Line and Luhr Brothers. He also worked in construction...
Gladys Land (02/09/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Gladys Land, 84, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at the home of a daughter, Brenda Hatley in Eustis, Fla. She was born July 5, 1923, in Reynoldsville, Ill., daughter of Willis and Bertha King Wilson. She married Carl W. Land Sr. Jan. 29, 1938, in Jackson. He died Sept. 27, 1991...
Denist Gibson (02/09/08)
Denist O. Gibson, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 26, 1931, in Middlebrook, Ark., son of Chester O. and Zelma Odom Gibson. He and Mary McCarty were married Aug. 12, 1952, at Illmo. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from Jan. 15, 1951, to Jan. 14, 1954...
Kasey Rueffer (02/09/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kasey Rueffer, 62, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at her home, after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 23, 1945, in Chicago, and grew up in Carrier Mills, Ill., later moving to Carbondale, Ill., during her high school years. She was the daughter of Raymond and Helen Davidson. She and Terry Rueffer were married March 2, 1991, in Mount Vernon, Ill...
Randy Venable (02/09/08)
Randy Venable, 55, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Benjamin Ayers (02/09/08)
Benjamin Elzy Ayers, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 19, 1920, in Holcomb, Mo., son of John Elbert and Loutina Taylor Ayers. He and Rosebud O'Guin Knight were married Dec. 23, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. She died March 2, 2001...
Valda Keller (02/09/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Valda D. Keller, 94, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born Sept. 4, 1913, at Mount Pleasant, Ill., daughter of Jason and Nancy Osman Casey. She and Truman G. Keller were married in 1931. He died Nov. 4, 1967...
Maxine Breezeel (02/09/08)
Maxine Breezeel, 79, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Monticello House. She was born July 24, 1928, in Detroit, daughter of Rufus and Nora Mae Jones Rule. She and Rudy Breezeel were married Dec. 20, 1946, in Corinth, Miss. He died January 1990...
Sgt. Bradley Skelton (02/09/08)
Sgt. Bradley Skelton, 40, of Gordonville was killed in Iraq Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, while serving with the Missouri National Guard's 1138th Engineer Battalion. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Pauline Gowin (02/09/08)
Pauline Gowin, 102, of Olive Branch, Ill., died at 1 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 11, 1905, in Crawford County, Ill., to John and Nellie (Stoltz) Alexander. She married Kenneth Gowin on Sept. 12, 1929. He preceded her in death June 8, 1992...
Cheryl Pruett (02/09/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cheryl Jean Jackson Pruett, 50, of Chaffee, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and grandmother, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 31, 1957, at Paso Robles, Calif., to Eugene and Deloris Parker Jackson. She and Ron Pruett were married Nov. 8, 2003...
Paula Kassel (02/09/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paula A. Kassel, 97, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 14, 1910, at Uniontown, Mo., daughter of Benjamin and Bertha Kramer Oberndorfer. She and Oscar C. Kassel were married June 4, 1933. He died Feb. 2, 1993...
Maxine Ogborn (02/09/08)
Maxine Ogborn, 88, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the home of her grandson, Derek Ogborn. She was born March 20, 1919, in Cairo, Ill., to Sam and Mary Childers Levil. She married Arnold L. Ogborn Aug. 31, 1940. He preceded her in death March 22, 1998...
Jerry Probst (02/09/08)
Jerry J. Probst, 74, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Adren Adams (02/09/08)
PERRY COUNTY, Mo. -- Adren E. Adams, 98, formerly of Lithium, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. He was born Feb. 2, 1910, in Lithium, son of William and Zeba Preston Adams. He and Mary A. Brown were married May 6, 1930. She died Sept. 4, 1998...
Mildred Mayfield (02/09/08)
PATTON, Mo. -- Mildred L. Mayfield, 94, of Patton passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 20, 1913, in the Mayfield Community in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Peter and Rosa A. Mayfield Seabaugh. She and Perry Jacob Mayfield were married May 5, 1935. He passed away Oct. 19, 1985...
Cheryl Pruett (02/08/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cheryl Pruett, 50, of Chaffee died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Maxine Breezeel (02/08/08)
Maxine Breezeel, 79, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Tidwell (02/08/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Kenneth Ray Tidwell, 71, of Advance died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 31, 1936, at Brownwood, Mo., son of Leonard and Myrtle Hill Tidwell. He and Earlene Phelps were married March 5, 1967. She died Jan. 25, 2008...
Norma Horrell (02/08/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Norma Louise Horrell, 53, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Residential Facility in Sikeston, Mo. She was born July 5, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Robert Henry and Martha Mary Landewee Horrell...
Lillian Godwin (02/08/08)
Lillian Maude Godwin, 88, formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at The Heritage at Lake Forrest in Sanford, Fla. She was born Sept. 23, 1919, in Millersville, daughter of Thomas A. and Flossie V. Statler Propst. She and John Elwood Godwin were married May 5, 1946, in Jackson. He died May 13, 2003...
Lucille Ogborn (02/08/08)
Lucille Ogborn, 86, of Jackson, formerly of McClure, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 24, 1921, to John and Kate Cuzzort Garrett. She married Luther P. Ogborn Feb. 10, 1948. He preceded her in death Aug. 12, 2002...
Jesse Mize Jr. (02/07/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Jesse F. Mize Jr., 81, of Mounds died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 20, 1927, at Mounds, son of Jesse F. and Edith Sims Mize Sr. He married Betty Jean Mize, who died in 1997...
Ronald Hoff (02/07/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ronald P. Hoff, 65, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harry W. and Myrtle C. Lintner Hoff. He and Nancy A. Schremp were married April 5, 1986, in Perryville...
Ruth Miller (02/07/08)
Ruth F. Teeters Miller, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 11, 1917, in Grassy, Mo., daughter of William Lorance and Emma Elizabeth Patterson Francis. She and Robert Claude Teeters were married May 8, 1939. He died March 26, 1964. She then married Truman J. Miller in March 1990...
Carol Blankenship (02/07/08)
SEARCY, Ark. -- Carol Marie Blankenship, 72, of Searcy died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008. She was born Nov. 14, 1935, in St. Louis, daughter of Grady and Estelle Burt. Carol is survived by her husband, Richard Blankenship of the home; a daughter, Amy Blankenship Sewell and husband Scott of New York City; two sons, Richard Blankenship and wife Vickie of Norcross, Ga., Eric Blankenship of St. Louis; and two grandchildren, Cathey and Emily Blankenship...
Billy Davis (02/07/08)
SWINTON, Mo. -- Billy Dean Davis, 75, of Swinton died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 4, 1932, in Humboldt, Tenn., son of Luther and Flossie Cagle Davis. He and Elodie Dixon were married Oct. 10, 1971, in Advance, Mo...
Everett Schnurbusch (02/07/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Everett S. Schnurbusch, 87, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 31, 1920, at Apple Creek, Mo., son of August and Theresa Leible Schnurbusch. He and Alma C. Buchheit were married Aug. 17, 1946. She died Jan. 26, 2008...
Marie Rellergert (02/07/08)
GLENNON, Mo. -- Marie Caroline Rellergert, 89, of Glennon passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 5, 1918, in Leopold, Mo., daughter of the late William J. and Bertha Lenderink Nenninger. She and Robert J. Rellergert were married April 19, 1947, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Glennon. He passed away Nov. 9, 2006...
Norm Rechenberg (02/07/08)
Norm Rechenberg, 73, of Millersville died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1934, in Chicago, son of Theodore and Thea Rechenberg. He and Irene Gliem were married July 23, 1960, in Niles, Ill. She died Sept. 24, 2005. He and Mary Koeberl were married Nov. 24, 2007, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas...
Tayna Robinson (02/06/08)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Tayna Renee Robinson, 33, of Dexter, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 5, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the Rev. Therman Lee and Norma Jean Cooper King. She and Billy Walpole were married, and he preceded her in death on May 21, 2004. She then married David Robinson on Dec. 23, 2006, at Dexter...
Eileen Kadavi (02/06/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eileen M. Kadavi, 92, of Perryville died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Independence Care Center. She was born Dec. 11, 1915, in Perry County, daughter of Herman C. and Bernice Zahner Kiefer. She married Herbert Grass, who died Dec. 12, 1955. She and Frank M. Kadavi were married Dec. 29, 1962. He died March 6, 1996...
Tommy King (02/06/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Tommy Ray King, 81, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Perry Oaks Manor. He was born Dec. 14, 1926, at Lebanon, Mo., son of Thomas A. and Minnie L. Hargett King. He and Shirley A. Meggison were married May 27, 1961. King was a self-employed fish bait supplier...
William Gunn (02/06/08)
William James "Jim" Gunn, 83, of Dexter, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, in Jackson. He was born Dec. 4, 1924, in St. Louis, son of William and Effie Swan Gunn. He and Lottie Mae Clark were married Oct. 18, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. He lived most of his life in Dexter and was a charter member of the First Pentecostal Church in dexter for more than 60 years...
Merlin Mouser (02/06/08)
Merlin O. Mouser, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 27, 1940, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Otis B. and Daisy Stephens Mouser. Mouser was a dietary aide 14 years at Southeast Missouri State University, and 32 years at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Betty Birkman (02/06/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Betty Birkman, 77, of Advance died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 10, 1930, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of George O. and Zula Markham Revelle. Birkman was a member of Whitewater Order of Eastern Star...
Billy Davis (02/06/08)
SWINTON, Mo. -- Billy Dean Davis, 75, of Swinton died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Paula Dover (02/06/08)
Paula Cobb Dover, 55, of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, beloved mother, sister, aunt and friend, went to be with her heavenly Father Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born Oct. 22, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to Howard Ivan and Lois Davis Cobb...
Pennie Johnson (02/06/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Pennie Robey Johnson, 35, of Advance passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at her home. She was born Nov. 12, 1972, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Terry and Sue Bell Robey. Pennie attended Bell City High School in Bell City, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the General Baptist faith...
Joyce Brown (02/06/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Joyce Ann Brown, 71, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born June 20, 1936, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Leo and Agnes Simpher Goetz. She and Robert Michael Welter were married July 28, 1956. He died Dec. 19, 1986. She and Bob Brown were married May 14, 1995...
Marie Rellergert (02/06/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marie Caroline Rellergert died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill.
Lois Dahl (02/06/08)
GALATIA, Ill. -- Lois Dahl, 86, of Galatia died, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at Aegis Alzheimer's Care Center in Las Vegas. She was born April 26, 1921, in Harco, Ill., daughter of Gene and Ruth Small-Reynolds. Dahl was a 1939 graduate of Harrisburg High School. She married Leroy Dahl June 24, 1939, and had one son, Jerry Dahl...
Helen Friedel (02/06/08)
FLORISSANT, Mo. -- Helen B. Friedel, 69, of Florissant, Mo., and formerly of Kampsville, Ill, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008. She was born May 16, 1938, in Kampsville, Ill., daughter of the late Carl and Martha Brangenberg. She was the beloved wife of the late John L. Friedel...
Red Williams (02/06/08)
Lorenz Cecil "Red" Williams, 75, formerly of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at Bruce McCandless Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Florence. He was born May 22, 1932, in Akron, Colo., to Arthur and Irene Wolf Williams. Red served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955. He was head athletic trainer at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau more than 20 years...
Pennie Johnson (02/05/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Pennie Robey Johnson, 35, of Advance died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Gilbert Knupp (02/05/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gilbert Harrell Knupp, 95, of Anna died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at Union County Hospital. He was born April 21, 1912, in Anna, son of John J. and Bertha Wiggs Knupp. He and Nellie Louise Wilkins were married Aug. 26, 1948, in Cobden, Ill...
John Glaub (02/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John J. Glaub, 64, of Bloomington, Ill., formerly of Perryville, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1944, in Perryville, son of John Glen and Esther Ruch Glaub. Glaub worked at Union Camp Paper Mill. Survivors include three sons, Lenny Glaub of LeRoy, Ill., Ed and Johnny Glaub of Bloomington; three brothers, Bob Glaub of Malden, Mo., Ralph Glaub of New Orleans, Lawrence Melfelt of Apache Junction, Ariz.; four sisters, Ruby Brown, Mary Lou Favier and Mildred Kiefer of Perryville, Deloris Smith of Wynn, Ark.; a friend, Bonnie Welty of Perryville; and five grandchildren.. ...
James Dickison (02/05/08)
James B. Dickison, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1931, at Greenbrier, Mo., son of Benjamin F. and Nila J. Logan Dickison. He and Mary Lee Daniels were married Sept. 2, 1983, in Morris, Ill...
Alice Eaker (02/05/08)
Alice Laverne Eaker, 74, of Paris, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at Paris Community Hospital. She was born Sept. 25, 1933, at Sank, Mo., daughter of Orville and Myrtle Chadd Myers. She and the Rev. Curtis Lindbergh Eaker were married May 6, 1947, in Pocahontas, Ark...
Bill Crisman Sr. (02/05/08)
GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- William Levi "Bill" Crisman Sr., 78, of Grand Chain died Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 8, 1929, in Cairo, Ill., son of Leroy and Viola Ivy Crisman. Crisman was a logger 54 years with Crisman and Sons Logging Co. He was a member of Christian Community Ministries at Villa Ridge, Ill. He was formerly of Olive Branch, Ill...
JoAnn Corvin (02/05/08)
JoAnn Lindsey Rainey Corvin, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 29, 1957, in St. Louis, daughter of Shirley Wayne and Marilyn June Wilson Lindsey. Her children's father, Phillip Leon Rainey, preceded her in death April 5, 2000...
Lulabelle Lane (02/04/08)
Lulabelle Lane, 68, of Alto Pass, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. Survivors include a son, Albert Lee Lane of Murphysboro, Ill., two daughters, Elizabeth Wright of McClure, Ill., and Katherine Logsdon of Alto Pass; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters...
June Merlo (02/04/08)
LEOPOLD, Mo. --June E. Merlo, 86, of Leopold died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at her home. She born Dec 8, 1921, daughter of Ed and Mattie Whitehurst. She married Charles Louise Merlo. Survivors include two daughters, Terry Tobin and Deborah Bommarito; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
James Spies Sr. (02/04/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James Eugene "Jake" Spies Sr., 72, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 7, 1935, in Fornfelt, Mo., son of Charles James and Delia Ann Young Spies. He married Mary Jane Merritt on April 1, 1955, in Crab Orchard, West Va...
Lester Wilfong (02/04/08)
Lester "June" Wilfong, 77, of Burfordville died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 15, 1930, in Perryville, Mo., to Lester B. and Nellie J. (Ruesler) Wilfong. He and Wanda Hahn were married Sept. 9, 1956...
Paul Penland (02/03/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Paul Penland, 91, of Anna died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 8, 1916, in Cobden, Ill., son of Curtis and Ella Hewlett Penland. He and Opal F. Basinger were married Oct. 22, 1938, in Jackson. She died Jan. 9, 2007...
Ross Bollinger (02/03/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ross Bollinger, 90, of Advance died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 5, 1917, at Bell City, Mo., son of Alvin and Mary Barks Bollinger. He and Georgia Redman were married May 17, 1941, at Benton, Mo...
William Oakes (02/03/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William Jerry Oakes, 57, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at home following an extended illness. He was born Sept. 23, 1950, at Luxora, Ark., son of the late William Daniel and Hazel Helen Collins Oakes. He and Theresa Jane Graham were married July 11, 1970, at Benton, Mo...
Nancy Breth (02/03/08)
Nancy Delores Breth, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at her home. She was born May 2, 1951 at Annapolis, Md., daughter of Elvie Wetzel and Virginia Estelle Harrison Perry. Breth was employed by K-Force. She was a medical transcriptionist. She attended Cape First Church...
Robert Crites (02/03/08)
Robert L. "Bob" Crites, age 87, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. He was born Aug. 26, 1920, in Oak Ridge and was raised by his grandmother, Mattie Davis. He and Helen Wilkinson were married Nov. 7, 1941, in Jackson. She survives...
Katharine Beck (02/03/08)
Katharine Lucille Beck, 67, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 23, 1940, in Fresno, Calif., daughter of Owen and Helen Webb Smith. She and Ronnie L. Beck were married Oct. 1, 1960, in Caruthersville, Mo...
Christopher Talley (02/03/08)
Christopher G. Talley passed away at his home in Cape Girardeau on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at the age of 67. He was born in Montgomery, Ala., to Pat and Missouri Talley. He grew up with a brother, Pat, and sisters Merry, Robin and Francis. During his young years, Chris was known for his love of dogs, ability to find mischief and the creation of Stopherese, a unique language developed by Chris to describe everything from human anatomy to automotive parts. ...
Paula Dover (02/03/08)
Paula Faye Cobb Dover, 55, of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Hindman (02/03/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Camille Hindman, 82, of Chaffee died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born April 2, 1925, at Chaffee, daughter of Harvey and Jessie Marie Litzelfelner Burnett. She and Joseph Scheeter were married Aug. 19, 1944. He died Feb. 26, 1964. She and Kenneth Hindman were married Nov. 28, 1968...
Helena Holmes (02/03/08)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Helena Holmes, 91, of Murphysboro and formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. She was born Feb. 15, 1916, in Griffin, Ind., daughter of Charles and Martha Calvin Upshaw. She and Hezzie Holmes were married, and he died in 1985...
Brandy Hobeck-Noah (02/02/08)
Due to weather conditions, the committal service for Brandy Hobeck-Noah of Millersville will be held at 1 p.m. today at New Salem Cemetery at Daisy. Hobeck-Noah, 27, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Lorene Guffey (02/02/08)
Esther Lorene Guffey, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1910, in Gibson, Mo., to Luther Barnes and Elizabeth Pritchard Barnes. She and Fred Guffey were married Nov. 14, 1942...
Robert Crites (02/02/08)
Robert "Bob" Crites, 87, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Jackson Manor. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Macke (02/02/08)
Elizabeth Ida Macke, 92, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Jackson Manor. She was born Nov. 25, 1915, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Gottfried August and Elizabeth Leine Braeuner. She and J.H. Norman Macke were married April 26, 1980. He died Oct. 29, 1990...
Bobby Menees (02/02/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bobby Dean Menees, 69, of Houma, La., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Chabert Medical Center in Houma. Menees was born June 5, 1938, in Union County, Ill., son of Verdus and Clara Mae Menees. He worked as a housekeeper on an ocean liner...
Dorothy Miller (02/02/08)
Dorothy M. Miller, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 19, 1918, in Pleasant Green, Mo., daughter of Henry O. and Leona Schuster Meyer. She married Lewis Gene Miller, who died in 1993. Miller had been a secretary. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church and its Ladies Council in Cape Girardeau, member of VFW Auxiliary and member and past president of the park board in Lee's Summit, Mo...
Mary Hindman (02/02/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary C. Hindman, 82, of Chaffee died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Joan Williams (02/02/08)
Joan P. Williams, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at her home. She was born April 24, 1931, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Melvin and Gertrude Williams Pixley. She and James C. Williams, M.D., were married Jan. 21, 1960, in Spokane, Wash. He died in November 1967...
Margie Holmes (02/02/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Margie Holmes, 91, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Cairo, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Aron Whitmore (02/02/08)
Aron J. Whitmore, 60, of Miller City, Ill., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 4, 1947, in Chicago, son of William and Ann Walter Whitmore. He and Beverly Thomas were married. He was a member of Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center in Cairo, Ill., where he served as deacon, trustee and chairman of the advisory board. ...
Fannie German (02/01/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Fannie Mae German, 81, of Mounds died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at Day Star Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with James W. Woodside Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Garden at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Hubert Clayton (02/01/08)
Hubert Harrison Clayton, 87, of Jackson died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 28, 1920, at Wappapello, Mo., son of Charles Henry and Frances Elizabeth Sweet Clayton. He and Ruby Jewel Horn were married Dec. 22, 1939, at Perryville, Mo. She died April 30, 2005...
Rachel McCraw (02/01/08)
Rachel McCraw, 67, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at her home. She was born July 3, 1940, in Antlers, Okla., daughter of James Luther and Ethel Viola Reed Dodd. She was married to Kenneth Eugene McCraw. She was a custodian at a public school in California...
Margaret Keathley (02/01/08)
Margaret Caroline Keathley, 83, of Van Buren, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 22, 1924, in Van Buren, daughter of Gus A. and Mary Williams. She and Wayne Keathley were married Aug. 25, 1940, in Licking, Mo. He died Sept. 19, 2007...
Dorothy Miller (02/01/08)
Dorothy M. Miller, 89, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Joan Williams (02/01/08)
Joan P. Williams, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Bill Carroll (02/01/08)
William Franklin "Bill" Carroll, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 15, 1925, near Chaffee, Mo., son of Louis and Pearl Carroll. Carroll was a veteran of World War II, serving as a sergeant in the U.S. Army...
Alvin Ludwig (02/01/08)
Alvin E. Ludwig, 90, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 30, 1917, in Fruitland, to Louis and Ida Tuschhoff Ludwig. Alvin was baptized July 28, 1918, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, and confirmed there April 12, 1931...
Cornelius 'Cornel' Seyer (02/01/08)
Cornelius "Cornel" Seyer, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Oct. 15, 1932, in Cape Girardeau to the late Otto and Corena Schott Seyer. He married Barbara Wubker on Oct. 15, 1960 at Leopold, Mo...