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Obituaries from August 2008

Bob Ryan (08/31/08)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Bob Ryan, 70, of Jonesboro died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born July 2, 1938, in Jonesboro to Evans H. Ryan and Neva McDaniel Gilbert. A native and lifelong resident of Jonesboro, Bob formerly farmed and operated Ryan's Seed and Feed in Jonesboro, but for the last several years was a Crye-Leike Realtor in Jonesboro...
Rosanna Woeltje (08/31/08)
Rosanna Catherine Fallert Woeltje, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at her home. She was born May 27, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Andrew and Catherine Fallert, originally of Ste. Genevieve County. She and Glenn Wesley Woeltje were married at St. Mary's Church in Cape Girardeau Sept. 28, 1941...
Buddy Lambert (08/31/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Enfield "Buddy" Lambert, 82, passed away at home Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, surrounded by family. He was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Marion County, Ala., to the late Charlie W. and Autie E. Nelson Lambert. On Oct. 31, 1943, he married Genevia Maxine Holden in Dexter. They had one son, Thomas Earl Lambert...
Walter Schott (08/31/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Walter J. Schott, 99, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born Oct. 26, 1908, at Uniontown, Mo., son of Louis and Julia Ponder Schott. He and Myrtle Mae Puntmann were married Nov. 12, 1941, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Erna Spalding (08/31/08)
Erna Amanda (Sander) Spalding, 100, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 25, 1907, at Dutchtown, daughter of Albert C. and Amanda Mueller Sander. She married Edward Franklin Spalding on May 1, 1926, in Cape Girardeau. He died Feb. 25, 1974...
Larry Ritchey (08/30/08)
Larry Ritchey FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Larry Dewayne Ritchey, 59, of Fredericktown died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1949, in St. Louis, son of Tom and Bernice Delong Ritchey. Richey had worked as store manager at Napa Auto Parts in Florida...
Betty Rich (08/30/08)
Betty Rich ANNA, Ill. -- Betty Rich, 92, of Austin, Texas, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, in Austin. She was born Jan. 10, 1916, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Leon Gambetta and Ethel Davis Richardson. She and James Woodrow Rich were married Sept. 20, 1936...
Alice Winkler (08/30/08)
Alice Winkler PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alice Aleen Winkler, 80, of Perryville died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at her home. She was born July 4, 1928, in Madison County, Mo., daughter of Elza John and Mary Hendrix White. She and William Winkler were married July 27, 1946...
Margaret Trawick (08/30/08)
Margaret Trawick Margaret A. "Chicken" Trawick, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1942, in Fresno, Calif., daughter of Demar and Nova Love Lewis. She and Fred Trawick were married Sept. 29, 1960...
Charles Gardner (08/29/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles Wendell Gardner, 79, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 26, 1929, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of Wendell Ward and Wanda Sauerbrunn Gardner. He married Millie Marie McMahan Dec. 24, 1951, in Anna. She preceded him in death Nov. 10, 2007...
Joe Meyer (08/29/08)
Joe Lynn Meyer, 94, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. He was born May 28, 1914, at Tilsit, son of Louis F. and O'Dessa Ates Meyer. He and Vesta Mae Lange were married July 13, 1936. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1935, where he played and lettered in football all four years. ...
Johnny Posey Jr. (08/29/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Johnny Lee "J.P." Posey Jr., 28, of Cairo died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at his home. He was born March 17, 1980, son of the Rev. J.L. and Alberta Posey. He and Syreeta "Neece" Crossland were married March 1, 2008. Posey was a 1999 graduate of Cairo High School and a member of the band. He attended Shawnee Community College...
Larry Warner (08/29/08)
Larry Dean Warner, 59, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 3, 1949, in St. Louis, son of Leslie and Geneva McCasling Warner. He and Cheryl Schultz were married May 7, 1998. Warner was a corporal in the U.S. ...
Marvin Slinkard (08/29/08)
Marvin F. Slinkard, 95, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at his home. He was born July 4, 1913, in Cape Girardeau County, son of William Madison and Louella Randol Slinkard. He and Mariam Conley were married July 17, 1935, in Cape Girardeau...
Lucille Steimle (08/29/08)
Lucille G. Steimle, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Evanston, Ill., daughter of Julius and Sophie Grabowski Janicki. She and Joseph J. Steimle were married May 10, 1947, in Evanston. He died June 11, 1979...
Leona Hoffman (08/29/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leona A. Hoffman, 94, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Independent Care Center of Perry County. She was born Dec. 24, 1913, at McBride, Mo., daughter of Henry and Elsie Schemel Schulte. She and Emmet Hoffman were married Feb. 28, 1933. He died March 5, 2004...
Bertha Carr (08/29/08)
Bertha R. Carr, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 25, 1937, in Little Rock, Ark., daughter of George and Addie Miller Burleson. She and Ed Carr were married in October 1986. He died March 19, 1995...
Imogene Brooks (08/28/08)
Imogene Sevella Brooks, 80, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Monticello House. She was born May 30, 1928, in Jackson, daughter of George and Ethel Nanney Schreiner. She and Melvin Brooks were married Nov. 18, 1944. Survivors include her husband; a son, Ron Brooks of Phoenix; a daughter, Faye Hirsch of St. Louis; three sisters, Mary Long and Marie Newell of St. Louis, Karen Bowers of Millersville; a brother, David Schreiner of Manteno, Ill.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Bertha Carr (08/28/08)
Bertha R. Carr, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Vin Owens (08/28/08)
Vin L. Owens, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 11, 1934, in Jackson, son of Isac "Ike" and Erma Sides Owens. He and Judy K. King were married Oct. 30, 1965. Owens attended school in Jackson...
Lucille Steimle (08/28/08)
Lucille G. Steimle, 84, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Evanston, Ill., daughter of Julius and Sophie Grabowski Janicki. She and Joseph J. Steimle were married May 10, 1947, in Evanston. He died June 11, 1979...
Gerald Stortz (08/28/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gerald F. Stortz, 77, of Perryville passed away Aug. 26, 2008, at independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born Dec. 18, 1930, the son of Fred F. and Pearl C. Smith Stortz. He is survived by three daughters, Kay (Larry) Schindler, Linda (Jerry) Baughman and Sue Stortz; a sister, Sheila Martens; four grandchildren, Doug and Chris Schindler, Nicole Bilek, Tara Bruckerhoff; and five great-grandchildren. ...
Edward Purcell (08/28/08)
Edward K. Purcell, 84, of Brookings, S.D., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Brookview Manor. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Church of the Nazarene in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home...
Marvin Wallace (08/27/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marvin "Buddy" Wallace, 88, of Sikeston died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell, Mo. He was born Jan. 2, 1920, in Sikeston, son of James F. and Ida Mae Smith Wallace. He and Ida Oliver were married Oct. 1, 1938, at Benton, Mo. She died Dec. 19, 2007...
Maude Skelton (08/27/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Maude Ellen Skelton, 85, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at her home. She was born May 6, 1923, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Frank and Laura Poole Barker. She and John Skelton Jr. were married June 11, 1939. He died Sept. 18, 1988...
Virgil Jones Sr. (08/27/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Virgil Ivan Jones Sr., 89, of Sikeston died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1919, in Okolona, Ark., son of William Ivan and Stella Robertson Jones. He and Sarah Gwendolyn Frazier were married Nov. 11, 1939, in Cape Girardeau...
Sevella Brooks (08/27/08)
Sevella "Imogene" Brooks, 80, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Monticello House. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
John Rhodes (08/27/08)
John B. Rhodes, 62, of St. Charles, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles. He was born July 26, 1946, at Crump, son of Barney and Freda Schrader Rhodes. He and Sandra Herschbach were married June 13, 1987. Rhodes attended Crump School and graduated from Delta High School in 1964...
Harold Hargan (08/27/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Harold D. Hargan, 77, of Mounds died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 19, 1931, in rural Mounds, son of Loal Alfred and Lora Johnson Hargan Sr. He and Doris Ikola were married July 8, 1955, at Mound City, Ill...
Helen Balsman (08/27/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen S. Balsman, 93, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born Nov. 7, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of August and Mabel Dormeyer Sander. She and Weldon Balsman were married Oct. 26, 1936, in Perryville...
Ellis Walther (08/27/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ellis E. Walther, 78, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 7, 1929, at Altenburg, Mo., son of John and Emilie Ehlers Walther. He and Susie Wallek were married Oct. 26, 1954...
Ann Layton (08/27/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ann L. Layton, 60, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 15, 1948, in Perryville, daughter of William and Lillian Bey Schweiss. She and Marion Layton were married Nov. 9, 1968, in Perryville. Layton was a sales assistant at Guyot Lumber Co. She was an active member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and served as an eucharistic minister...
Clarisse Chism (08/27/08)
Clarisse L. Chism, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Arbors at Auburn Creek. She was born Nov. 28, 1920, at Edina, Mo., daughter of Herbert and Adelaide Lueders. She and Dr. Harold E. Chism were married March 7, 1942, a union that lasted more than 50 years...
Virginia Conley (08/27/08)
Virginia Lee Conley, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 15, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Arthur J. and Ella Louise Schwab Job. She and Richard E. Conley were married July 20, 1949, in Cape Girardeau...
Ruth Versheldon (08/27/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth A. Versheldon, 92, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. She was born Sept. 20, 1915, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of August and Amelia Buerck Zoellner. She and William J. Versheldon Sr. were married March 17, 1933. He died Feb. 6, 2003...
The Rev. Douglas Scott (08/27/08)
The Rev. Douglas Scott, 78, of Scott City died at Southeast Missouri Hospital, Aug. 24, 2008. He was born March 31, 1930, in Ecorse, Mich., son of Douglas G. and Hazel Casler Scott. He married Dolores Russom Nov. 9, 1953, in Washington, D.C. Survivors include his wife; a son, Greg Scott of Duncannon, Pa.; two daughters, Diane Hercher of Naperville, Ill., Cindy Busby of Maeystown, Ill.; two brothers, Harold Scott of Clovis, Calif., Gordon Scott of Covina, Calif.; two brothers-in-law, Junior Russom of Scott City, Jimmy Russom of Delta; three sisters-in-law, Wanda Rhymer, Brenda Morris and Linda Stevens, all of Scott City; and eight grandchildren.. ...
Ira Newman (08/26/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Ira William Newman, 78, of Marble Hill died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born May 19, 1930, in Peach Orchard, Ark., son of Roy and Leona Neva Nelson Newman. He and Roberta Blanche Lewis were married June 6, 1950, in Sparta, Ill...
Thomas Webb (08/26/08)
Thomas McClure Webb, 60, of Jenks, Okla., died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Southcrest Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. He was born Nov. 12, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his wife, Diana; a son, Nathan Webb of Cordova, Tenn.; a daughter, Amanda Webb of Jenks; two brothers, Riley and Charles Webb of McClure, Ill.; two sisters, Ida Rouse of Missouri, Mia Rummage of Tennessee; and a grandchild...
Edward Purcell (08/26/08)
Edward K. Purcell, 84, formerly of Scott City, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Brookview Manor in Brookings, S.D. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Conley (08/26/08)
Virginia L. Conley, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Greer (08/26/08)
ORAN, Mo. — Virginia W. Greer, 82, of Port Orange, Fla., formerly of Oran, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at Summerville in Port Orange. She was born Oct. 6, 1925, in Scott County, daughter of Earl and Helen Oliver Watkins. She married Lowell Greer Jr., who preceded her in death...
Paul Wallman (08/26/08)
Paul Edward Wallman, 62, of Pocahontas died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 15, 1945, near Neelys Landing, son of Carl J. and Ora Emma Bollinger Wallman. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas...
Tina Ragsdale (08/26/08)
Tina M. Ragsdale, 43, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at her home. She was born April 5, 1965, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Harold and Lillian Hoehne Kasten. Survivors include three sons, Lonnie, James and Nick Beck of Jackson; her mother of Perryville; three sisters, Carol Prouhet of St. Peters, Mo., Connie Bellamtone of Troy, Ill., Peggy Swink of St. Charles, Mo.; a brother, Bruce Kasten of Uniontown, Mo.; fiance, Tim McCall of Jackson; and four grandchildren...
Wanda Carlew (08/26/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Wanda Corbin Carlew, 91, of Advance passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 11, 1916, in Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of Grover and Ruth Blackledge Corbin. She and John Carlew were married Nov. 10, 1936. He preceded her in death April 7, 1987...
Harold Niswonger (08/26/08)
Harold "Big H" Niswonger, 53, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at his home. He was born May 12, 1955, in Cape Gir¿ar¿deau to Harold F. and Ann Pohlmann Niswonger. Niswonger was a 1973 graduate of Jackson High School. He retired from Procter & Gamble after 22 years of service, and the past two years was a driver for Cape County Transit...
Larry Searcy (08/26/08)
Larry C. Searcy, 57, of Springfield, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. He was born June 28, 1951, in Des Moines, Iowa, son of Earle and Carla Cunningham Searcy. Larry served his country with the U.S. Navy in the submarine service during the Vietnam War from February 1970 to February 1974. He then spent 10 years as a Springfield city police officer and also worked for the secretary of state 10 years. In his free time Larry enjoyed hunting and fishing...
The Rev. Douglas Scott (08/26/08)
The Rev. Douglas M. Scott, 78, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, after battling pancreatic cancer. He previously resided many years in Casper, Wyo. He is survived by his dear wife of 54 years, Dolores; his children and their spouses, Diane (Scott) and Richard Hercher of Naperville, Ill., Cindy (Scott) and Ben Busby of Maeystown, Ill., and Greg and Bette (Derrah) Scott of Duncannon, Pa.; as well as eight grandchildren, Katherine, Traci and Elizabeth Hercher, Douglas and Robert Sandidge and Abrah, Rees and Marah Scott. ...
Harriet Lanigan (08/25/08)
Harriet B. Lanigan, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Fountainbleau Nursing Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 4, 1918, in St. Louis, daughter of Karl and Susan Sprague Sieber. She and Albert S. Lanigan were married in 1935 at Waterloo, Ill. He died in March 1972...
Preston Erwin Sr. (08/25/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Preston A. Erwin Sr., 60, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 8, 1948, at Perryville, son of Ardell and Zelma (Preston) Erwin. He and Karen Sandler were married July 17, 1973...
Herbert Noland (08/25/08)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. — Herbert W. Noland, 66, of Bloomfield died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. He was born July 18, 1942, at Illmo, son of Lloyd and Stella Mayberry Noland. Survivors include a sister, Leota Dunn of DeSoto, Mo...
Harold Niswonger (08/25/08)
Harold E. Niswonger, 53, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home of Jackson is in charge of the arrangements.
The Rev. Douglas Scott (08/25/08)
The Rev. Douglas M. Scott, 78, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of the arrangements.
Wanda Carlew (08/25/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Wanda M. Carlew, 91, of Advance died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo.
Virginia Sitze (08/25/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Virginia C. Sitze, 91, of Glenallen, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at the Eldercare of Marble Hill in Marble Hill. She was born March 26, 1917, in Glenallen, daughter of Claude and Floe Stilts Vance. She and Rev. Buford Sitze were married July 5, 1941. He died Sept. 2, 2000...
Vallie Leigh (08/25/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Vallie B. Leigh, 92, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Delmar Gardens of Chesterfield. She was born May 10, 1916, at Seventy Six, Mo., daughter of Charles V. and Bessie Smith. She and Gilbert Leigh were married May 10, 1935, and he preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1995...
Jean Hermsdorfer (08/24/08)
Jean Hermsdorfer Jean Ann (Sanders) Hermsdorfer, 49, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 31, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Louis Edward and Frances Mary (Stehr) Sanders. She and Paul D. Hermsdorfer were married Sept. 12, 1987, in Cape Girardeau...
Mildred Loos (08/24/08)
Mildred Loos Mildred Louise Loos, 84, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Lloyd and Ella Chastian Street. She and Lloyd M. Loos were married Oct. 6, 1947, in Osceola, Ark. He died Oct. 15, 2000...
Stephen Arnzen (08/24/08)
Stephen Arnzen Stephen Joseph Arnzen, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at home. He was born Nov. 18, 1943, in Leopold, Mo., son of William Joseph and Julia J. Van De Ven Arnzen. He and Carole J. Littleton Arnzen were married Sept. 30, 1967, in Cape Girardeau...
Sylvia Hampson (08/24/08)
Sylvia Hampson PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sylvia M. Hampson, 65, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 20, 1942, in Pulaski County, Ark., daughter of Irvin and Willie Snider. Survivors include two daughters, Karen Freeman of Perryville, Kelly Strack of Maumelle, Ark.; two sisters, Margie Snider of Virginia, Carolyn Schlesier of Little Rock, Ark.; a brother, Cecil Bennett of Little Rock; and three granddaughters...
Paul Davis (08/23/08)
Paul Davis GOREVILLE, Ill. -- Paul B. Davis, 80, of Goreville, formerly of Jonesboro, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born April 15, 1928, in Mill Creek, Ill., son of Grover and Ethel Burnell Davis. He and Willma Gurley were married Aug. 10, 1964, in Ware, Ill...
Mildred Loos (08/23/08)
Mildred Loos Mildred Louise Street Loos, 84, of Jackson died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Elmer Yeager (08/23/08)
Elmer Yeager PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elmer H. Yeager, 90, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. He was born Sept. 23, 1917, at McBride, Mo., son of Benjamin and Lena Bert Yeager. He and Inez Sutterer were married June 25, 1941. She died Oct. 13, 2006...
Amanda Thatch (08/23/08)
Amanda Thatch PARMA, Mo. -- Amanda Thatch, 90, of Parma died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid, Mo. She was born Sept. 12, 1917, in Mississippi, daughter of Melvin and Georgia Sain Walker. She married Ezell Thatch. Thatch was a member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, served on the Mother's Board, sang in the senior choir and was a Sunday school teacher. She was a member of other organizations and gospel groups...
Larry Warner (08/23/08)
Larry Warner Larry Dean Warner, 59, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Wyatt (08/22/08)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Joseph Wyatt, 72, of Olmsted died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Visitation will be from noon to service time Sunday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Anthony Wyatt officiating. Burial will be in Wyatt-Tibbs Family Cemetery in Grand Chain, Ill...
Lawrence Wilson (08/22/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Visitation for Lawrence W. "Doc" Wilson of Mounds will be from 10 a.m. to service time Monday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Mounds. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Donnell Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery with full military honors by Pulaski County VFW Post 8891...
Hannah Cotner (08/22/08)
Hannah V. Cotner, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 5, 1917, at Neelys Landing, daughter of Robert E. and Mary McCain Rumfelt. Cotner was a baker at Child's IGA and Denny's IGA. She also was a cook at Hilltop Nursing Home. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
William French (08/22/08)
"Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom." --Charlie Parker William Thomas French, a man who devoted his life to his family, friends, colleagues and who loved music passionately, died at 3:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 84...
Omer Elfrink (08/21/08)
Omer S. Elfrink, 79, of Gordonville passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1929, in Leopold, Mo., to Jacob H. and Adelheid H. Jansen Elfrink. He and Althea Rose Brandon were married Aug. 20, 1955. She passed away Feb. 28, 1991...
Betty Beckmann (08/21/08)
Betty Ann Beckmann, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Nov. 22, 1922, in St. Louis, daughter of Opal Rayfield. She and Emil Beckmann were married in October 1942 in St. Louis. Survivors include two daughters, Amy Ward of Cape Girardeau, Lynn Carver of St. Louis; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Roy Klages (08/21/08)
Roy Klages, 91, passed away peacefully the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, with his wife by his side at Teresian House in Albany, N.Y. Roy Arthur Klages was born Aug. 31, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, to Arthur F. and Mary Ulrich Klages. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University and later received a master's in business administration from the University of Texas-Austin and a Ph.D. from St. Louis University...
Lawrence Wilson (08/21/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Lawrence W. "Doc" Wilson, 87, of Mounds died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at Anna Veterans Home in Anna, Ill. He was born Sept. 28, 1920, in Olmsted, Ill., son of George and Melissa Carter Wilson. Wilson was a graduate of Love Joy High School in Mound City, Ill. He received a bachelor of science degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and a master's degree from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau...
Marvin Niswonger (08/21/08)
Marvin R. Niswonger, 93, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 14, 1914, in Oran, Mo., to Peter C. and Sudie F. Stoffel Niswonger. He and Laretha M. Crites were married July 6, 1935, in Cape Girardeau. They had been married almost 61 years when she passed away June 25, 1996...
Barbara Swan (08/21/08)
Barbara Swan, 73, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 17, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Otis G. and Vernita Coates Swan. Swan was a graduate of John S. Cobb High School and attended Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. She worked more than 40 years at Ralph Edwards Sportswear and Thorngate Ltd. and was currently director at Precious Time Day Care Center...
Zita Lohman (08/21/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Zita Agnes Lohman, 104, of Perryville died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Feb. 12, 1904, in Perry County, daughter of Andrew and Barbara Huber Hoffman. She married Oscar V. Lohman, who died July 30, 1953...
LaRue Blackwell (08/20/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- LaRue H. Blackwell, 87, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. He was born June 12, 1921, in Tylertown, Miss., son of Ora and Mary Ann Luvesta Pittman Blackwell. He and Lora L. Grammer were married Dec. 23, 1948...
Omer Elfrink (08/20/08)
Omer S. Elfrink, 79, of Gordonville died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson...
Karl Lueker (08/20/08)
Karl F. Lueker, 100, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at the Lutheran Home, where he had resided five years. He was born Aug. 23, 1907, in Hamel, Ill., son of Adolph and Wilhelmine Kroeger Lueker. He and Alma Koenig were married Oct. 1, 1948, in Logan, Ohio...
Bernice Meyer (08/20/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernice H. Meyer, 91, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 20, 1916, at Egypt Mills, Mo., daughter of the Rev. A.M. and Hulda C. Kipping Lohmann. She and Elmer A. Meyer were married Nov. 9, 1941. He died Nov. 29, 1981...
Sophia Brandes (08/20/08)
Sophia Elizabeth Brandes, 94, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Monticello House. She was born Jan. 17, 1914, in Kurreville, daughter of Gus and Leonora Fulbright Kurre. She and Otto Oscar "Sam" Brandes were married April 28, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He died Nov. 10, 1996...
LaRue Blackwell (08/19/08)
ANNA, Ill. — LaRue H. Blackwell, 87, of Anna died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Stevenson (08/19/08)
Robert Louis Stevenson, 93, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, in Jacksonville. He was born Feb. 7, 1915, at Shawneetown, son of Hugh Roy and Lula Emma Gladish Stevenson. He and Joanna Laney were married in 1945. Stevenson served in the U.S. Navy. He worked 39 years at the Naval Air Rework Facility in Jacksonville...
Violet Walbridge (08/19/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. — Violet C. Walbridge, 91, of Paducah, Ky., died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at her home. She was formerly of Mounds and Villa Ridge, Ill. She was born Feb. 27, 1917, in Chicago, daughter of Frank and Caroline Bledsoe Friddle. She married John H. Walbridge, who preceded her in death...
Kirllian Wheeler (08/19/08)
Kirllian Wheeler, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was born June 9, 1925, in Pocahontas, daughter of Frank and Jessie Bishop Putz. She first married Jesse Woodrow Perry in Cape Girardeau, who preceded her in death. She and William A. Wheeler were married March 15, 1980, in Cape Girardeau. He died June 15, 2005...
Ruby Conrad (08/19/08)
Ruby Isabelle Conrad, 92, of Jackson passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at her home. She was born June 15, 1916, in Gravel Hill, Mo., daughter of James Henry and Tavie Isabelle Seabaugh Johnson. She and Earl Truman Conrad were married March 28, 1942...
Marshall Moss (08/18/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Marshall C. Moss, 79, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1928, in Taos, Mexico, son of Alfred Lee and Hazel Patchen Moss. He and Vivian Jean Rogers were married Aug. 7, 1948, in Oceola, Ark. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Moss was a member of the Landmark Pentecostal Church in Anna. He was a retired brakeman for the railroad...
Kirllian Wheeler (08/18/08)
Kirllian Wheeler, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at Heartland Care and Rehab. A visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo...
William Miller (08/18/08)
William R. "Bill" Miller, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 3, 1929, in Chicago, the son of Roland S. Miller and Dorothy Stewart Miller. He and Velma Honey were married Oct. 24, 1950. She passed away in April of 1992. In 1994, he married Jean Doyle Miller. She survives...
Joseph Thompson (08/18/08)
Joseph "Bud" Thompson, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 13, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, to Earsel Joseph and Josephine Sophie Neiderkorn Thompson. He and Sharon A. Sullivan were married July 12, 1969, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Ethel Statler (08/17/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ethel M. Statler, 90, of Marble Hill died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at the family home following an illness. She was born Oct. 5, 1917, near Lutesville, Mo., daughter of the late Marvin and Lou Francis Eaker. She and George H. Statler were united in marriage Sept. 7, 1940, near Lutesville...
Joseph Thompson (08/17/08)
Joseph "Bud" Thompson, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home, with parish prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Church...
Jim McCullough (08/17/08)
Jim L. McCullough, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 9, 1936, at Allenville, Mo., son of James R. and Emogene E. Hurst McCullough. He and Joyce A. Bollinger McCullough were married June 12, 1971, in Chaffee, Mo...
Daisy Brown (08/16/08)
Daisy Brown SIKESTON, Mo. -- Daisy E. Brown, 85, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 5, 1922, in Hagerville, Ark., daughter of Gilbert V. and Lou Rainey Clark Patterson. She and Elgy Lee Brown Sr. were married Oct. 9, 1942, in Charleston, Mo...
Jim McCullough (08/16/08)
Jim McCullough Jim L. McCullough, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home...
Mildred VanGennip (08/16/08)
Mildred VanGennip ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mildred Emmaline VanGennip, 88, of Advance died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 17, 1919, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Leander Harrison and Louisa Bernadine Beel Null. She and Robert Joseph VanGennip were married Sept. 16, 1939. He died Sept. 25, 1996...
Tessie Thompson (08/16/08)
Tessie Thompson Heaven's golden bells were ringing Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, as the newest angel, Tessie Mae Thompson, 77, arrived. She passed away after a courageous battle at her Scott City home. Tessie was born in Decatur County, Tenn., June 9, 1931, daughter of Mable Ondeen Turner Mays. She was the granddaughter of Jess Mays, son of Ruben Mays of Waterford, Ireland, and Charles and Sarah Turner...
James Stubbs (08/16/08)
James Stubbs CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James M. Stubbs, 81, of Chaffee passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 14, 1927, in East St. Louis, Ill., to the late Clyde and Ruth Wilson Stubbs. Jim was accepted as a 6-year-old patient due to the efforts of Eleanor Roosevelt to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. ...
James Stubbs (08/15/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — James M. Stubbs, 81, of Chaffee died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, in the emergency room at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Ethel Long (08/15/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Ethel P. Long, 89, of Advance died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 7, 1919, at Brownwood, Mo., daughter of James Earl and Ada Osborne McDowell. She and John Henry Long were married Jan. 17, 1935, at Brownwood. He died March 24, 1999...
Earl Adams Jr. (08/15/08)
PULASKI, Ill. — Earl W. Adams Jr., 43, of Baltimore and formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 16, 1964, at Carbondale, Ill., son of Earl W. Adams Sr. and Rachel Schoffner Adams. Adams was educated at Meridian Public School District in Mounds, Ill. ...
Lester McDonald (08/15/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Lester McDonald, 85, of Anna, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at City Care Center in Anna. He was formerly of the Sikeston and Benton, Mo., areas. He was born Sept. 30, 1922, in Double Springs, Ala., son of Francis Marion and Docia Olive Jackson McDonald. He and Blanche Alcorn were married July 8, 1944...
Chavelle Johnston (08/15/08)
Chavelle Madison Johnston was born and died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, in Hershey, Pa. Survivors include her parents, Brandon Johnston and Alexandria Fowler of Scott City; maternal grandparents, Jerry and Margie Fowler of Scott City; paternal grandparents, Matt Johnston of Scott City and Debbie Johnston of Hidden Valley, Mo...
Mary Spies (08/15/08)
Mary Jane Spies, 72, of Scott City died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born April 6, 1936, in Beckley, W.Va., daughter of Lucien and Sadie Merritt. She and James Eugene "Jake" Spies were married April 1, 1955, in Crab Orchard, W.Va. He died Feb. 2, 2008...
Thomas Huron (08/14/08)
Thomas S. Huron, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at Heartland Care and Rehab. He was born Feb. 18, 1927, in Chicago. Huron served in the U.S. Army from July 30, 1945, to Aug. 24, 1946. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, with military rites to be conducted...
Dorothy Kent (08/14/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy M. Kent, 75, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 25, 1933, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of the Rev. Robert and Pearlie Mae Johnson Gibson. She and Julius Kent were married in 1960. He preceded her in death...
Willie Dempsey (08/14/08)
Willie Mae Dempsey, 65, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at her home. She was born April 9, 1943, in Paducah, Ky., daughter of Thurman W. and Myrtle R. Shrodes Phillips. She and Billie H. Dempsey were married July 8, 1983, at Scott City...
Lenard Myrick (08/14/08)
Lenard Raymond Myrick, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 16, 1926, in Marble Hill, Mo., son of Thomas and Clara J. Funkey Myrick. He and Louise Russell were married Nov. 18, 2000, in St. Petersburg, Fla...
Velma Cook (08/13/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Velma Marie Cook, 76, of Marble Hill died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 2, 1932, in Scopus, Mo., daughter of William A. and Alice Jane Nations Nanney. Survivors include two sons, Michael Cook of Japan, Melvin Cook of Marble Hill; four brothers, Lee, Alfred and Bobby Nanney of Marble Hill, Cecil Nanney of Advance, Mo.; four sisters, Stella Carmen of Manchester, Mo., Nancy Dockins and Thelma Nanney of Marble Hill, Louise Smith of Imperial, Mo.; and five grandchildren.. ...
Joy Bostian (08/13/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Joy Bostian, 78, of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 6, 1930, in Union County, daughter of John E. and Mae Adams Jones. She and John W. Bostian were married Dec. 27, 1947. He died Sept. 13, 1983...
Willie Dempsey (08/13/08)
Willie Mae Dempsey, 65, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Van Lingle (08/13/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Van Hugh Lingle, 94, of Dongola died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at Union County Hospital Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. He was born Jan. 26, 1914, in Dongola, son of Ezzie Rufus and Ina Dillow Lingle. He and Irene Eddleman were married Aug. 16, 1936. She died Jan. 18, 2000...
Anita Gosnell (08/13/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Anita Bertha Gosnell, 93, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 18, 1915, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Anton and Mary Petz Hess. She and Odus Gosnell were married Oct. 5, 1931. He died Dec. 28, 1983...
Mildred Thiele (08/13/08)
Mildred Gertrude Thiele, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 11, 1917, in Hickory Grove, Mo., daughter of William and Barbara Huffman Ross. She and Paul Eugene "Gene" Thiele were married Jan. 14, 1936, in Marble Hill, Mo. He died in 1999...
Donna Pippin (08/13/08)
Donna Kay Pippin, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Hazel L. Pippin. Pippin had worked at Rigdon Laundry, Ralph Edwards Sportswear, Thorngate Ltd., Pyramid Group and Burger King. She was a member of Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church...
George Westland Sr. (08/13/08)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Dr. George Allen Westland Sr., 84, of Memphis died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and the funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, both at Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo...
Marvin Lagrand (08/13/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marvin Vernon Lagrand, 79, of Chaffee died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 1, 1929, at Painton, Mo., son of William and Winnie Barker Lagrand. He and Kathleen Elfrank were married Feb. 25, 1956...
June Brockmeier (08/13/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- June Iretha Brockmeier, 81, of St. Louis died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at Mary Queen and Mother Center in St. Louis. She was born June 16, 1927, at Lutesville, daughter of Isaac and Stella Bissle Francis. She and Jacob Brockmeier were married in June 1967...
John Moore (08/10/08)
Ronald Jansen (08/10/08)
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Van Lingle (08/12/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Van Hugh Lingle, 94, of Dongola died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at Union County Hospital Nursing Home in Anna, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Marvin Lagrand (08/12/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marvin Vernon Lagrand, 79, of Chaffee, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. Services will at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel...
Joy Bostian (08/12/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Joy Bostian, 78, of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Jackie Evans (08/12/08)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Jackie D. "Jack" Evans, 67, of Cobden died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 6, 1941, in Golconda, Ill., son of Marshall Rufus and Alice Lorraine Thompson Evans. He and Ethel Jackson were married Oct. 7, 1967, in Carbondale, Ill. She died July 8, 1978. He and Patsy D. Johns were married June 1, 1980, in Anna, Ill...
Linda Ruessler (08/12/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Linda Ruessler, 52, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at her home. She was born July 2, 1956, at Perryville, daughter of Herbert and Estelle Connley Smith. She and Daniel Ruessler were married Nov. 5, 1992. Ruessler was a member of Mission of Christ Church...
Edna McCulley (08/12/08)
Edna W. Kiplinger McCulley, 75, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 7, 1933, at Portageville, Mo., daughter of Joe and Jeffie Gaines Robinson. She and Mitchell Garland Kiplinger were married Oct. 21, 1949. He died Dec. 26, 1973. She then married Nealy James McCulley Nov. 1, 1975. He died Jan. 21, 1997...
Daisy Angle (08/11/08)
Daisy "Marie" Angle, 92, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 29, 1916, in Painton, Mo., to Samuel Lafayette and Magdalene Friedrich Bates. She and Linus Angle were married Nov. 23, 1938, in Jackson. He died Dec. 22, 1995...
Donna Pippin (08/11/08)
Donna Pippin, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Gregg Jobe (08/11/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Gregg Jobe, 39, of Chaffee died Aug. 9, 2008, in the Mississippi River near Cape Girardeau. He was born July 14, 1969, to James and Willa Luna Jobe. He and Kathy Ann Riley were married Aug. 22, 1992. He worked as a certified medical technician at the Missouri Veterans Home for seven years. He then worked as a shop foreman at Plaza Tire in Cape Girardeau...
Linda Ziegler (08/11/08)
Linda Marie (Lindy) Ziegler, 92, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 1, 1916, on a farm near Kelso, Mo. She was the daughter of Alex Burger and Clara Georger. Linda and Joseph "Joe" Ziegler were married Nov. ...
Billy Dodson (08/11/08)
Billy Dodson BENTON, MO. -- Billy Dodson, 94, of Benton passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Billy Dodson's life began near Vanduser, Mo., on Feb. 4, 1914, six full months before the opening shots of World War I were fired. He was raised on a farm road near Bell City, Mo., and briefly attended a rural school a few miles west of Morley, Mo...
Lauretta Wright (08/10/08)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Lauretta Wright, 94, of Pulaski died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at the Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Friends may call from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the St. John Praise and Worship Center in Pulaski. A service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Praise and Worship Center...
Linda Ziegler (08/10/08)
Linda Ziegler, 92, of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Beulah Hoffman (08/10/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Beulah C. Hoffman, 92, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at the Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born July 29, 1916, in Perryville, daughter of Wiley Sandler and Belle Skaggs Sandler. She and Glennon E. Hoffman were married March 29, 1941...
Wilber Statler (08/10/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilbert Statler, 81, of Perryville died Aug. 8, 2008, at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born Sept. 29, 1926, in Perry County, Mo., son of Robert and Nola Statler. He and Bertie Welker were married Oct. 9, 1948, in Jackson...
Patsy Hastings (08/10/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Patsy Heffner Hastings, 75, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 14, 1932, in St. Louis County, Mo., daughter of Harry I. and Marie Meehan Heffner. She first married Sandy Bullock in 1950. She then married Sam Massa in 1954, then in 1961 she married William Franklin Hastings...
Van Miller Jr. (08/09/08)
Van Miller Jr. MOUNDS, Ill. -- Van Miller Jr., 54, of Mounds died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds.
John Moore (08/09/08)
John Moore John Moore, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arnetha Barnett (08/09/08)
Arnetha Barnett SANDUSKY, Ill. -- Arnetha Barnett, 55, of Sandusky died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 30, 1953, in Chicago, daughter of Robert Phillips and Claudetter Steele. She and Larry G. Barnett were married in September 1973...
Robert Greable (08/09/08)
Robert Greable MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Robert Wayne Greable, 60, of Marble Hill died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at his home. He was born March 4, 1948, at Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Viola Helderman Greable. He and Kimberly Koehler were married March 4, 1989, at Cape Girardeau...
Betty Echols (08/08/08)
Betty Echols ANNA, Ill. -- Betty Jo Echols, 81, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at her home. She was born April 3, 1927, in Wetaug, Ill., daughter of Claude and Grace Ella Cruse Miller. She married Vaughn Echols, who died Dec. 22, 1991. Echols was a member of First Baptist Church in Dongola, Ill. She worked at International Shoe Co. and later at Anna State Hospital. She retired as a dietary manager at Vienna Correctional Center...
Lenard Myrick (08/08/08)
Lenard Myrick Lenard R. Myrick, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Watkins (08/08/08)
Mary Watkins BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Mary E. Watkins, 80, of Bloomington passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 17, at First United Methodist Church of Normal, Ill. The Revs. John McIntosh and Jim Bortell will officiate...
Henry Dunker Jr. (08/08/08)
Henry Dunker Jr. CAIRO, Ill. -- Henry William "Bill" Dunker Jr., 81, of Cairo died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 8, 1926, in Cairo, son of Henry William and May Lee Dunker. Dunker was a graduate of Cairo High School, received an associate degree in elementary education from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., received a bachelor of science degree in education from Murray State University in Murray, Ky., and studied voice at Asbury School of Music in Wilmore, Ky.. ...
Paul Lohmann (08/08/08)
Paul Lohmann PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paul W. Lohmann, 36, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, near Perryville. He was born Aug. 13, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, son of Willis and Margie Petzoldt Lohmann of Perryville. He and Krystal Hayes were married Aug. 21, 1999...
Vertie Johnson (08/07/08)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Vertie Johnson, 78, of rural Pulaski died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at her home. She was the state supervisor of the Southern Illinois Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ of rural Pulaski. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the Bibleway Church of God in Christ in Pulaski. Local services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the church, with Rob Johnson officiating...
Wilbert Habeck (08/07/08)
Wilbert H. Habeck, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge. He was born Nov. 5, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry and Julia Heuer Habeck. Habeck farmed all his life in Cape Girardeau County. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church...
Mildred Bell (08/07/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mildred Bell, 90, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 12, 1917, at Chaffee, daughter of James Lafayette and Delpha Cecilia Good Dennis. She married Roy F. Bell Sept. 26, 1937. He preceded her in death May 18, 2005...
Mayumi Rampley (08/07/08)
Mayumi Rampley, 56, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Rucker (08/07/08)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Betty Rucker, 65, of Mound City died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at her home. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the Zion Traveler Missionary Baptist Church in Mound City. Funeral will be at noon Friday at the church, with the Rev. Carlton Berry officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds...
Abbie Snider (08/07/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Abbie A. Lacy Treese Snider, 103, of Anna died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at the home of her granddaughter. She was born May 3, 1905, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of William R. and Rosabelle Tippy Lacy. She and Horace L. Treese were married June 3, 1923. He died Jan. 27, 1953. She later married Otho Snider Sept. 17, 1956. He died Dec. 7, 1963...
Wilfred Ernst (08/07/08)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Wilfred N. Ernst, 92, of Biehle died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. He was born July 15, 1916, at Biehle, son of Joseph and Catherine Wingerter Ernst. He and Anita Pingel were married Nov. 20, 1943...
Lurabell Sronce (08/06/08)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Lurabell Sronce, 88, of Niceville, Fla., formerly of McClure, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 25, 1919, in Fayville, Ill., daughter of James Monroe and Gertrude Hoops Hutchison. She and Cletus Sronce were married Nov. 7, 1936, in Tamms, Ill. He died March 12, 1999...
Wilfred Ernst (08/06/08)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Wilfred N. Ernst, 92, of Biehle died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. He was born July 15, 1916, at Biehle, son of Joseph and Catherine Wingerter Ernst. He and Anita Pingel were married Nov. 20, 1943...
Barbara Hammock (08/05/08)
Barbara Ann Hammock, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 4, 1940, in Burlington, N.C., daughter of Charlie and Mary Ellen Fogleman Hudgins. She and Richard H. Hammock were married May 14, 1965, in Spring Hill, Tenn...
Emma Allen (08/05/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Emma Lee Allen, 80, of Marble Hill died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Asheville, N.C. She married Harry Milo Allen Sr. Allen was a supervisor at AT&T in St. Louis several years...
Velda Wilson (08/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Velda R. Wilson, 78, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1929, in Perry County, daughter of William J. and Alma Whistler Zahner. She and Roy Grover Wilson were married Aug. 25, 1951. He died Jan. 29, 2004...
Terry Arnold (08/05/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. — Terry Allen Arnold, 64, of Boonville, Mo., formerly of Olive Branch, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was born Dec. 14, 1943, in St. Louis to James and Vernice Cooper Arnold. He married Dianna Michelle Sumner Dec. 21, 1991...
Mildred Blechle (08/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Mildred Ann Blechle, 87, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born March 11, 1921, in Perry County, daughter of Rudolph and Josephine Hotop Pingel. She and Valentine "Wally" Blechle were married Sept. 2, 1944. He died Sept. 7, 1986...
Howard Hagan (08/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Howard W. "Butch" Hagan, 89, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. He was born Sept. 8, 1918, in Claryville, Mo., son of Robert and Cora Roman Hagan. He first married June H. Derue. He and Verna Schamburg were married July 19, 1969. She died Sept. 7, 2005...
Glenda Killoren (08/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Glenda "Lindy" Green Killoren, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at Barnes Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. She was born March 7, 1925, at Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Dennis and Doshia Statler Niswonger. She and Robert A. Green were married in August 1944. He died in May 2001. She and Robert A. Killoren were married in August 2004...
Dorothy Young (08/05/08)
Dorothy Henson Young, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Portage¿ville, Mo., to Benjamin and Myrtle Mae Crites Henson. She and Cletis Baldwin Young were married Oct. 15, 1946, in Portageville. He died March 16, 1979...
Veronica Rutledge (08/04/08)
Veronica Ann Rutledge died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Washington, Mo. She was born Aug. 1, 2008, and lived for 27 minutes. She was the daughter of Joseph A. and Amy S. Wilson Rutledge. Survivors include her parents; a brother, Christian Bollinger of Union, Mo.; a sister, Lorraine Rutledge of Booneville, Miss.; a paternal grandmother, Gayle Akin of Houston; a paternal grandfather, Buddy Rutledge of Westville, Okla.; and a maternal grandmother, Marian A. ...
Robert Bradbury (08/04/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Robert E. "Pie" Bradbury, 55, of Sikeston died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born March 21, 1953, in Sullivan, Ind., to Fay and Roseland Dauksch Bradbury. He is survived by three sons, Jason Bradbury of Paducah, Ky., Eric Bradbury of Russellville, Ark., and Robert Bradbury Jr. ...
Perry Arnold (08/04/08)
TAMMS, Ill. — Perry Arnold, 64, of Booneville, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Olive Branch Cemetery...
William Holland (08/04/08)
ADVANCE, Mo — William "Bill" Holland, 79, of Advance was born Feb. 14, 1929, in Mississippi, son of Romie and Edna Holland. He passed away Aug. 2, 2008, at his home. Bill was a retired maintenance worker for McDonalds. He was also a firefighter and an avid guitar player. He played with The McAtee's and Harold and the Boys...
Dorothy Young (08/04/08)
Dorothy Henson Young, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Portageville, Mo., to Benjamin and Myrtle Mae Crites Henson. She and Cletis Baldwin Young were married Oct. 15, 1946, in Portageville. He died March 16, 1979...
Lindle Crites (08/04/08)
Lindle O. Crites, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 29, 1924, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Kergious and Ella Seabaugh Crites. He and Juanita (Holshouser) Crites were married June 5, 1948, in Cape Girardeau County...
Wilver Wessel (08/03/08)
Wilver Wessel Wilver W. Wessel, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 14, 1919, in Cape Girardeau to August and Emma Suedekum Wessel. He and Dolores Holland were married on Aug. 21, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. She died May 8, 2003...
Annabelle Hartle (08/03/08)
Annabelle Hartle Annabelle Hartle, 98, of Millersville died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 2, 1910, in Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Charlie and Leona Proffer Wofford. She and Harry R. Hartle were married March 20, 1931. He died Dec. 22, 1983...
Robert Bradbury (08/03/08)
Robert Bradbury Robert E. Bradbury, 55, of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Joyce Dunn (08/03/08)
Joyce Dunn R. Joyce Dunn, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 19, 1958, in St. Louis, daughter of Mona Pulliam. She and Steve Dunn were married Aug. 26, 1989, in Cape Girardeau...
Albert Job (08/03/08)
Albert Job Albert W. "Bud" Job, 85, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 7, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of Arthur and Ella Louise Schwab Job. He and Edna Ida Heisserer were married June 26, 1948, at St. Augustine Church in Kelso, Mo...
Lois Beaudean (08/03/08)
Lois Beaudean Lois V. "Ginger" Beaudean, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 20, 1920, in Salem, Ill., daughter of Guy Ezert and Lettie Ina (Minton) Smead. Her family soon moved to Cape Girardeau, where Lois attended Cape Girardeau Central High School and graduated in 1937. ...
Anna Lee Howard (08/03/08)
Anna Lee Howard Anna Lee Howard, 75, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1933, in Leemon, Mo., to Burton and Virginia Abernathy Seabaugh. She and Richard Howard were married June 10, 1959. He passed away Sept. 8, 1966...
Barbara Eatmon (08/02/08)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Barbara Jane Eatmon, 68, of Mound City died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 15, 1940, at Smithland, Ky., daughter of Roy Leon and Glenna Sauvage Lemon. Eatmon was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mound City and a retired manager of a convenience store...
Diana Eldridge (08/02/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Diana Lynn Eldridge, 45, of Advance died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1962, in Crain, Texas, daughter of George and Veta Carver Martin. She retired from Horizons in Advance. She was a member of the Advance Eagles...
Barbara Hammock (08/02/08)
Barbara Ann Hudgins Hammock, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilver Wessell (08/02/08)
Wilver W. Wessell, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from noon to service time Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home...
Vanda Cannon (08/02/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Vanda Ann Cannon, 65, of Chaffee died Monday, July 28, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1942, in DuQuoin, Ill., daughter of Vandy and Hilda Sanders Byrd. Survivors include two sons, Tim and Terry Cannon of Chaffee; a daughter, Debbie Jones of Chaffee; and five grandchildren...
Albert Job (08/02/08)
Albert W. "Bud" Job, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Alma Kahmke (08/02/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma Z. Kahmke, 97, of Florissant, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Northgate Park Nursing Home in Florissant. She was born May 24, 1911, in Perryville, daughter of John and Emma Gerstacker Moldenhauer. She and Frederick C. Kahmke were married July 1, 1930. He died July 6, 1987...
Anna Lee Howard (08/02/08)
Anna Lee Howard, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1933, at Leemon, Mo., daughter of Lee Burton and Virginia Abernathy Seabaugh. She and Richard Howard were married June 10, 1959. He died Sept. 8, 1966...
Virginia Zimmer (08/02/08)
Virginia Conner Zimmer, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 24, 1914, in Portsmouth, Ohio, daughter of Hiram and Ada Beckleham Hazlett. She and Chester M. Conner were married Nov. 16, 1935, in Vanceburg, Ky. He died in 1971. She was married to Al Zimmer June 14, 1975, in Houston. He died in 1983...
Helen Hooe (08/01/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Helen I. Hooe, 90, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1917, in Kennett, Mo., daughter of George A. and Martha Isabelle McGuffy Long. She and Herman Hooe were married June 24, 1939. He died Dec. 9, 1979...
Ramona Dunn (08/01/08)
Ramona Joyce Dunn, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Annabelle Hartle (08/01/08)
Annabelle Hartle, 98, of Millersville died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Carolyn Rainwater (08/01/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Carolyn Rainwater, 57, of Advance died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 3, 1951, at New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Charles Lee and Thelma L. Colvin Stanfield. She and Gary Rainwater were married Oct. 25, 1969, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Dorothy LaForest (08/01/08)
TAMMS, Ill. — Dorothy "Dot" LaForest, 79, of Tamms died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 29, 1929, in Gardner, Tenn., to William and Vergie Reynolds Montgomery. She and Lester E. "Frenchie" LaForest were married April 18, 1967. He died Nov. 11, 1998...
Marilyn Anglin (08/01/08)
DELTA — Marilyn Sue Anglin, 67, of Delta died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at her home. She was born April 17, 1941, in Jackson, daughter of Albert and Oma Mary Herzog Goehman. She and Clyde Anglin were married Oct. 14, 1963. Anglin had been a machine operator at Columbia Sportswear in Chaffee, Mo. She was a member of Christian Mission Church in Benton, Mo...
Ray Underdown (08/01/08)
Ray Underdown, 60, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital He was born Oct. 14, 1947, in Cincinnati to Charles "Ed" and Aileen Brummett Underdown. He and Linda Rodgers Mireles were married March 20, 1998, in Cincinnati...