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Obituaries from September 2008

Dorothy Stout (09/30/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Dorothy Stout, 73, of Sikeston died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 5, 1934, in Matthews, Mo., daughter of Clyde and Ella Houser Scott. She and Allyn Stout were married Aug. 29, 1959. Stout was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Miner, Mo...
Dorothy Dillon (09/30/08)
Dorothy Hoyer Dillon, 88, of Springfield, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, in Springfield. Dot, as she was known by her many friends, was a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau until the fall of 2002, when she and her husband Kin moved to Springfield for health reasons...
J.D. Norman (09/30/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. — J.D. Norman, 72, of Dongola died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 14, 1935, in Tamms, Ill., son of James and Louise Tanner Norman. Norman was a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Dongola Masonic Lodge...
Samauria Purl-Nelson (09/30/08)
Samauria Purl-Nelson of Cape Girardeau was stillborn Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Survivors include her mother, Iesha Purl; her father, Melvin Nelson; a brother, Adrian Robinson; two sisters, Adria Robinson and Amawriana Nelson, all of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandmother, Terrie Purl; maternal grandfather, Raymond McKiney; and paternal grandmother, Shirley Nelson...
Grover Jones Jr. (09/30/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Grover L. Jones, 79, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 15, 1929, in St. Francois County, Mo., son of Grover L. and Carrie Blackwell Jones Sr. He and Doris M. Hansen were married Feb. 4, 1956. She died Aug. 13, 2007...
Lavern Graham (09/30/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Lavern Graham, 77, of Chaffee died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 10, 1931, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Elbert Eugene and Grace Marie Shell Wilkinson. She and Marvin "Bud" Graham were married Oct. 5, 1946. He died March 2, 2005...
Shirley Amos (09/29/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Shirley Anne Amos, 73, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 22, 1934, in Dunklin County, daughter of Charles Asa and Wilma Ruby Hilton Douglass. She married Dennis Crowley in 1959 in Gray Ridge, Mo.; and later married Gene Amos on Dec. 14, 1981, in Tipton County, Tenn. He preceded her in death in 1993...
William Bizzell Jr. (09/29/08)
William Bizzell Jr., 87, of Whitewater died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 19, 1921, in New Madrid County, son of William and Ella M. (Hall) Bizzell Sr. He and Mary J. (Avery) Bizzell were married May 1, 1938 in Stoddard County...
Jonathan Johnson (09/29/08)
Jonathan Johnson, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 4, 1961, in Neelyville, Mo., son of Isaac and Darlene Hudson Johnson Sr. He and Lisa Jean Payne were married Aug. 5, 1987, in Cape Girardeau...
Marjella Engert (09/28/08)
Marjella Engert Marjella Martha Engert, 85, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Frohna, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 23, 1923, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Leo and Lydia Hunt Wunderlich. She and Elmer Engert were married March 16, 1946. He died Nov. 26, 1987...
Jonathan Johnson (09/28/08)
Jonathan Johnson Jonathan Johnson, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Bizzell Jr. (09/28/08)
William Bizzell Jr. William Bizzell Jr., 87, of Whitewater died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Halter (09/28/08)
Betty Halter CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Betty Loretta Halter, 90, of Chaffee died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 15, 1918, at Brownwood, Mo., daughter of Harry and Ruby Mae Hopkins Hindman. She and Hurshel Hunsacker were married in May 1933, and he preceded her in death. She and Philip "Boda" Halter were married Feb. 16, 1947, and he died June 19, 1992...
Constance Hill (09/28/08)
Constance Hill Constance Hill, 72, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, where she had lived the past two years. She was born April 22, 1936, in Fettercairn, Scotland, to Alexander and Mary Jane Warden Laing. She and Paul E. Hill were married Dec. 23, 1967, in Fettercairn...
Eula Wheaton (09/27/08)
Eula Wheaton COBDEN, Ill. -- Eula V. Wheaton, 85, of Cobden, formerly of Mill Creek, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at the home of a niece. Wheaton was born July 1, 1923, daughter of Sherman and Lillie Smith Dodson. She and Lester "Peck" Wheaton were married July 1, 1939, in Jackson. He preceded her in death...
Marjella Engert (09/27/08)
Marjella Engert Marjella Martha Engert, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Frohna, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Maevers (09/27/08)
Dorothy Maevers Dorothy "Polly" Maevers, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 31, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Milford J. and Dorothy I. Herzinger Martin. She and Frank A. Maevers Jr. were married March 9, 1974, in Cape Girardeau...
Virginia Thomason (09/27/08)
Virginia Thomason MALDEN, Mo. -- Virginia Elizabeth Thomason, 89, of Malden died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 22, 1919, in Harrell, Ark., daughter of Irvin Napoleon and Irene Abernathy Williams. She and Nolan Travis Thomason were married Oct. 30, 1936, in Tinsman, Ark. He died Feb. 13, 1984...
Margaret Dobbs (09/27/08)
Margaret Dobbs ARNOLD, Mo. -- Margaret Birdie Annamae Dobbs, 73, of Arnold died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born April 28, 1935, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of Garland and Ola Voss McClaine. She and William Dobbs were married Jan. 10, 1950...
Dorothy Hayes (09/27/08)
Dorothy Hayes Dorothy M. Hayes, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the Rev. Bascom L. and Essie Townsend Patrick. She and Herman W. Hayes were married May 21, 1942, in Englewood, Calif. He died Feb. 4, 1979...
Marilyn Collins (09/27/08)
Marilyn Collins PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marilyn K. Collins, 41, of Perryville died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 9, 1967, at Perryville, daughter of John A. and Ruth A. Meyer Hager. She and Gene Collins were married Oct. 9, 2007...
Donna Singleton (09/27/08)
Donna Singleton PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donna Rose Singleton, 74, of Perryville died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at her home. She was born April 11, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Everett Ambrose and Ruby Day Cummings Edmonds. Survivors include a son, John Boley of Rolla, Mo.; two daughters, Tina Boley of Perryville, Letitia Boley of Tamms, Ill.; a brother, Jim Edmonds of Oran, Mo.; three sisters, Irma Turley of Camdenton, Mo., Letha Abernathy of Oriole, Nadine Hollingsworth of St. ...
Margaret Dobbs (09/26/08)
Margaret Dobbs ARNOLD, Mo. -- Margaret Birdie Annamae Dobbs, 74, of Arnold died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. He was born April 28, 1935, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of Garland and Ola Voss McClaine. She and William Dobbs were married Jan. 10, 1950...
Bobby Robinson (09/26/08)
Bobby Robinson MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Bobby L. Robinson, 52, of Mound City died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 4, 1956, in Bragg City, Mo., son of Ernest Newton and Martha Melvina Langley Robinson. He married Altha Mae Morrison...
Robert Meeks (09/26/08)
Robert Meeks WYATT, Mo. -- Robert Gene "Bob" Meeks, 68, of Wyatt, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 25, 1940, in Bertrand, Mo., to George Franklin "Frank" and Retta Lorene Eastwood Meeks. He and Paula Suzanne Thurman were married Aug. 27, 1988...
Theresa Green (09/26/08)
Theresa Green Theresa Julianna Green, 39, of Scott City died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 25, 1968, in Lakeland, Fla., daughter of Robert Clyde and Vernita Elizabeth Westrich Lowe. She and Bryce Green were married June 1, 2002, in Cape Girardeau...
Mildred Howard (09/26/08)
Mildred Howard Mildred M. Heath Howard, 89, of Chesterfield, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Friendship Village West County in Chesterfield. She was born Sept. 19, 1919, at Kennett, Mo. She married Jack H. Howard, who preceded her in death. Howard was formerly of Jackson...
Olga Free (09/26/08)
Olga Free CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Olga Fluegge Free, 85, of Chaffee died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 22, 1923, at Tilsit, daughter of Heinrich Karl "Martin" and Alma Caroline Macke Fluegge. She and Emmet Free were married Jan. 17, 1948. He died April 16, 2005...
Hildegarde Bader (09/26/08)
Hildegarde Bader Hildegarde Louise Youker Bader, 95, of Cape Girardeau was born Sept. 3, 1913, in Dolgeville, N.Y., daughter of the late Fancher Lee and Ann Horrocks Youker. She was a descendant of the prominent Horrocks family of Herkimer, N.Y. She was educated in the Dolgeville Public Schools and was graduated from New York State Institute of Teaching in 1933. ...
Lois McCrite (09/25/08)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lois Rose McCrite, 63, of Charleston, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 13, 1945, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Ferrell Virgil and Lucille Smith McCrite Sr...
Carl Linebarger (09/25/08)
Carl Lee Linebarger, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 1, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of Emery S. and Mabel Sauer Linebarger. He and Cleo Deevers were married Dec. 15, 1946, in Detroit...
Jay Wolfe (09/25/08)
Jay Arden Wolfe, 51, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. He was born May 19, 1957, in Encino, Calif., son of Herbert E. and Lenora M. Montgomery Wolfe. Jay moved to Jackson in 1997. He worked for Sparkman Auto Sales in Gordonville a number of years and most recently was a driver for Cape County Transit. He was a member of Jackson Elks Lodge 2652, Excelsior Lodge 441 in Jackson and Eagles Aerie 3775 in Cape Girardeau...
Oswin Jokerst (09/25/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Oswin W. "Osie" Jokerst, 85, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 4, 1923, at Zell, Mo., son of Valentine Nicholas and Emma Ludwein Huck Jokerst. He and Patsie R. Wood were married June 6, 1953...
Marjorie Rives (09/25/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Marjorie L. Rives, 87, of Mounds died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born June 16, 1921, at Mounds, daughter of Roy and Ethel Helman Palmer. She and James W. "Bill" Rives were married. He died Sept. 29, 1965...
Mildred Howard (09/25/08)
Mildred M. Heath Howard, 89, of Chesterfield, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Friendship Village West County in Chesterfield. She was born Sept. 19, 1919, at Kennett, Mo. She married Jack H. Howard, who preceded her in death. Howard was formerly of Jackson...
Carole Everett (09/24/08)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Carole Everett, 48, of Ullin died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 25, 1960, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Carolyn Winkenwerder. Survivors include a daughter, Mandy James of Ullin; a son, Ryan Stuart of Anna, Ill.; two sisters, Kim Coffer of Chickasha, Okla., Lana Gilwater of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Ronald Winkenwerder of Ullin; a special friend, Earl Wayne Slusher of Ullin; and three grandchildren...
Lois McCrite (09/24/08)
Lois R. McCrite, 63, formerly of Olive Branch and Cairo, Ill., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Darrell Lunsford (09/24/08)
Darrell Keith Lunsford, 53, of Oriole, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at his home. He was born April 26, 1955, in Lexington, Ky., son of Charles O. and Carol E. Lunsford. He and Rebecca Sue Dallas were married in 1998. She passed away June 15, 2008...
Cornilus Williams (09/24/08)
Cornilus "Mrs. Pete" Phifer Williams, 83, of Cape Girardeau departed this life Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at her home, surrounded by loved ones. She was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Lula, Miss., to the late Freeman Phifer Sr. and Mary Underwood Phifer. She was united in marriage to Osie Williams Jan. 13, 1939...
Darrell Lunsford (09/23/08)
Darrell Keith Lunsford, 53, of Oriole died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at his home. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. A celebration of life service will be at 7.
Pamela McBride (09/23/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Pamela E. McBride, 57, of Walton, Ky., formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at her home. She was born March 8, 1951, in Effingham, Ill., daughter of Harold H. and Mildred Morris Graham. She and Steven E. McBride were married Nov. 1, 1970, in Effingham...
Melba Ellinghouse (09/23/08)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Melba Louise Ellinghouse, 84, of Fredericktown passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Ozark Manor Care Center in Fredericktown. She was born July 14, 1924, in Hiram, Mo., daughter of Charley Watson and Mary Susan Duncan Costephens. She and Charles Lee Ellinghouse Jr. were married April 2, 1949, in Glenallen, Mo. He preceded her in death March 7, 1996...
Donald Cange (09/23/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Donald E. Cange, 74, of Cairo died Friday Sept. 19, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Cairo, son of Adam and Hortense Diepenbrock Cange. He married Shirley Jean Baugher. Cange was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo. He retired as a salesman with Prairie Farms Co...
Lois Jones (09/23/08)
BENTON, Mo. -- Lois Eva Jones, 84, of Benton died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 27, 1924, in Finley, Tenn., daughter of Charles and Berdie Permenter Pinnon. She and Elbert "Preacher" Jones were married Oct. 21, 1939, in Charleston, Mo. He died Nov. 12, 1973...
James Todd (09/22/08)
James W. Todd, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 3, 1916, in Grand Tower, Ill., son of James H. and Mary South Todd. He and Glenda E. (Riehn) Todd were married Nov. 5, 1954, in Cape Girardeau. She died Nov. 11, 2002...
Eva Huber (09/22/08)
Eva Mabel Huber, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 4, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Gus and Mabel Foeste Nabe. She and Roy Ralph Huber were married Sept. 27, 1941, in Benton, Mo. He preceded her on Nov. 27, 1999...
John Holden (09/21/08)
John Holden SIKESTON, Mo. -- John M. Holden, 61, of Sikeston died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Aug. 24, 1947. Survivors include two brothers, Jimmy Holden, and Roy Klotzer, both of Cape Girardeau...
Carole Everett (09/21/08)
Carole Everett ULLIN, Ill. -- Carole Everett of Ullin died Friday, Sept.19, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin.
Raymond Schnurbusch (09/21/08)
Raymond Schnurbusch PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Raymond F. "Bob" Schnurbusch, 83, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, with his family at his side after a long, courageous battle with Parkinson's disease at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau...
Marie Welker (09/20/08)
Marie Welker Marie Regina Welker, 67, of Chesterfield, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at St. Anthony's Hospital. She was born Jan. 27, 1941, daughter of Ludwig and Gertrude Welker. Welker worked in the medical field many years. She was a longtime member of Incarnate Word Church...
Elmer Smith (09/20/08)
Elmer Smith Elmer L. Smith, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 1, 1924, in Torch, Mo., son of Lee Roy and Myrtie Stewart Smith. Smith had owned and operated a trucking business. He was a member of the Teamsters union...
Jack Stuber (09/20/08)
Jack Stuber ANNA, Ill. -- Jack Stuber, 69, of Elmwood, Tenn., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at University Medical Center in Lebanon, Tenn. He was born March 9, 1939, in Cobden, Ill. He and Ruth Ann Tucker were married June 14, 1962...
J.C. Grant (09/20/08)
J.C. Grant Our beloved father and grandfather, J.C. "Red" Grant, was called to heaven Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008. He was born Sept. 15, 1931, in Clarkton, Mo., to Buford Evart Grant and Hattie Mendoza Wilkins Grant. He was the youngest of seven children, and was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters...
Mary Bartlett (09/20/08)
Mary Bartlett MARQUAND, Mo. -- Mary Alice Bartlett, 67, of Marquand died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. She was born June 27, 1941, daughter of Arthur and Eunice Stone Mungle. She and Harmon Kenneth Bartlett were married March 24, 1958. He died Aug. 21, 1975...
LaDonna Wills (09/20/08)
LaDonna Wills PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- LaDonna Wills, 55, of Perryville died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2008, at her home. She was born Nov. 10, 1952, in Perryville, daughter of Paul W. and Betty L. Hoehn Kasten. She and Curtis Wills were married April 27, 1974...
Margaret Rafferty (09/20/08)
Margaret Rafferty Margaret I. Rafferty, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ben and Barbara Boxdorfer Griffaw. She and Paul Rafferty were married July 19, 1940, in St. Louis. He died Nov. 12, 1969...
Maxine Bohnsack (09/20/08)
Maxine Bohnsack MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Maxine Bohnsack, 77, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. She was born Sept. 4, 1931, at Sank, Mo., daughter of Noble and Opal Eaker Gaither. She and Glen Bohnsack were married Oct. 27, 1951, in St. Louis...
Barbara Towns (09/20/08)
Barbara Towns Barbara Jo Venable Towns, 62, of Golconda, Ill., formerly of Scott City, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at her home. She was born Jan. 6, 1946, at Redbud, Ill., daughter of George Earl and JoeMac Katherine Bollinger Venable. She and Ronnie Martin were married Oct. 12, 1998, at Golconda...
Mary Triplett (09/19/08)
Mary Triplett Mary C. Triplett, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was formerly of Cairo, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to time of service Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill...
James Watkins (09/19/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. — James O. Watkins, 93, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Dec. 11, 1914, at Mill Creek, Ill., son of Charles and Ruth Lindsay Watkins. He and Mary Belle Beggs were married March 26, 1938...
Jack Stuber (09/19/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Jack Stuber, 69, of Elmwood, Tenn., formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at University Medical Center in Lebanon, Tenn. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Sherry Voigt (09/19/08)
CAIRO, Ill. — Sherry L. Voigt, 56, of Cairo died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 20, 1952, in Cairo, daughter of Walter B. and Emma Kay Meredith Martin. She married Donald Thomas Voigt...
Calvin Stoudemire Sr. (09/19/08)
CAIRO, Ill. — Calvin L. Stoudemire Sr., 58, of Cairo died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 5 p.m. today at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. There is no service.
Samuel Rains (09/19/08)
Samuel Rains, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 1, 1942, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of Milo S. and Florence A. Blackwell Rains. Rains had worked at several restaurants in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include two brothers, Arthur "Bud" Burton and Milo "Sonny" Rains of Cape Girardeau; five sisters, Florence Arriola of Santa Ynez, Calif., Lillian Brown, Linda Pulliam, Mary Sparks and Becky Rains, all of Cape Girardeau...
Kathryn Ochs (09/19/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Mary "Kathryn" Ochs, 81, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Lake Ozark Retirement Center in Osage Beach, Mo. She was born May 7, 1927, at Yount, Mo., daughter of Albert and Myrtle Conrad Yount. She and Robert L. Ochs were married Jan. 13, 1946. He died Nov. 11, 1970...
Helen Hock (09/18/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Helen Elizabeth Hock, 95, formerly of Mounds, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, in Southfield, Mich. She was born Feb. 14, 1913, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Willis "Chub" and Mary Emaline Kinder Cruse. She married Lloyd E. Hock, who preceded her in death...
Lela Gribler (09/18/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lela Gribler, 90, of Advance died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born May 11, 1918, at McGee, Mo., daughter of Jess and Minnie Jackson Hardesty. She and Jim Gribler were married Feb. 28, 1940, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died March 9, 2001...
Samuel Rains (09/18/08)
Samuel Rains, 66, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Margaret Rafferty (09/18/08)
Margaret I. Rafferty, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edith White (09/18/08)
Edith M. Wiblin White, 83, formerly of Summersville, W.Va., and Pine Bluff, Ark., passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. She was born Sept. 18, 1924, daughter of John Melvin and Minnie Butler Wills. Edith and Clarence O. Wiblin were married in 1940. He died in 1975. She and Elijah White were married in 1994 in Pine Bluff. He passed away in 2005...
J.C. Grant (09/18/08)
J.C. Grant, 77, of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Dwayne Kraus (09/18/08)
Dwayne Kraus, 66, of Oran, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 4, 1942, in Hagarville, Ark., son of Amos J. and Bessie Mae Patterson Kraus. He and Sue Castleberry were married Aug. 18, 1961 Kraus worked for Little Debbie as a route salesman and was a member of Trinity Gospel church in Sikeston, Mo...
Margarette Jones (09/18/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Margarette Jones, 79, of Advance passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Charleston, Ill. She was born May 22, 1929, at Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Samuel and Annie Craig Baker. She and Joseph J. Jones were married May 28,1947, in Osceola, Ark. He passed away June 15, 1994...
Virginia Golden (09/18/08)
Virginia E. Golden, 95, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Flora, Ill., passed away at Chateau Girardeau Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008. She was born Oct. 19, 1912, at Morrison, Ill., daughter of J.W. and Cora Smaltz Lasher. She married Stephen R. Golden in Harvey, Ill., Sept. 2, 1933...
Leslie Carlton (09/18/08)
Leslie D. "Les" Carlton, 61, of Gordonville passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at his home. He was born May 11, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clinton and Shirley Whitehead Carlton. He and Judy Fisher were married Dec. 27, 1969. Les graduated from Central High School in 1965, and earned a degree in accounting from Southeast Missouri State University in 1970...
Linda Payne (09/17/08)
KELSO, Mo. -- Linda Marie Payne, 48, of Petal, Miss., died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at her home. She was born April 8, 1960, at Kelso, daughter of Charles and Caroline Glueck. She married Jack Payne. Payne was a manager with Catron Oil. Survivors include her husband; a son, Ryan Jensen of Petal; a daughter, Amy DeRosett of Cape Girardeau; her parents of Kelso; two brothers, Bernard and James Glueck of Kelso; and three grandchildren...
Leslie Carton (09/17/08)
Leslie D. "Les" Carlton, 61, of Gordonville died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Parish prayers will be at 6:30, followed by the Knights of Columbus rosary at 7. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church...
Marlene Schultz (09/17/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Marlene J. Schultz, 70, of Cairo died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Daystar Care Center. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Friday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mound City National Cemetery...
Terry Legate Sr. (09/17/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Terry Ray Legate Sr., 53, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 3, 1954, in Granite City, Ill., son of John Elbert and Pauline Self Legate. Legate was a saw operator with B&B Lumber Co. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Doris Middleton (09/17/08)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Doris N. Middleton, 91, of Cobden died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 30, 1916, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of John Meade and Minnie Frances Potter Bibb. She and Glenn E. Middleton were married Nov. 15, 1931, in Charleston. He died Nov. 20, 1995...
Margarette Jones (09/17/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Margarette Jones, 79, of Advance died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Charleston, Ill. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time Thursday at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Raymond Dannenmueller (09/17/08)
Raymond A. Dannenmueller, 96, of Jackson died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 6, 1911, in Oran, Mo., son of Louis and Louise Gosche Dannenmueller. He and Lucille Bertha Schrum were married Nov. 17, 1936...
Helen Hock (09/16/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. — Helen E. Hock, 95, of Southfield, Mich, formerly of Mounds, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, in Michigan. Barkett Funeral Home in Mounds is in charge of arrangements.
Frank Smith (09/16/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Luther "Frank" Smith, 95, of Advance died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1912, in Dyer, Tenn., son of Emmett and Euna Belle Thompson Smith. He and Earlene Smith were married Oct. 21, 1939, in Lepanto, Ark. She died Feb. 9, 2004...
Gordon Galbreath (09/16/08)
Gordon Lynn Galbreath, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 24, 1927, in Arthur, Ill., son of Raymond and Forestine Galbreath. He and Gennettia Pletcher were married June 4, 1953. Galbreath was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, and received a master's degree from Eastern Illinois University at Charleston, Ill...
Bruce Baker (09/16/08)
Bruce Allen Baker, 54, of Woodland Hills, Calif., died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 21, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lester Eugene and Virginia Ventres Baker. Baker lived in Cape Girardeau 16 years, moved to the Springfield/Branson, Mo., area, and then moved to California...
Bill Welker (09/16/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — William A. "Bill" Welker, 84, of Advance died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 24, 1924, in Gideon, Mo., son of Conder and Ethel Allen Welker. He and Mary Henson were married April 29, 1967, in Oran, Mo. She died Jan. 1, 2007...
Jewell Robinson (09/16/08)
Jewell A. Robinson, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at St. Joe Manor in Bonne Terre, Mo. She was born Dec. 31, 1913, in Miller, Mo., daughter of Francis and Nettie Joseph Bryant. She and Allen Robinson were married in 1935 at Miller. He died Jan. 12, 1972...
Frances Tallman (09/16/08)
Frances T. Tallman, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 11, 1930, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of William and Camille Dunlap Travis. She and George R. Huckleberry were married in 1949 in Mound City, Ill. He preceded her in death in May 1973. She later married John C. "Jack" Tallman on Aug. 31, 1975, in Cairo. He died in November 2003...
Nathan Jackson (09/15/08)
Nathan Lee Jackson, 80, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center in Farmington, Mo. He was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Marion, Ill., to Nathan O. and Mary Travelstead Jackson. He was married to Doradeane Smith Jackson, who died in 2003...
Ray Moreland (09/15/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Ray Dean Moreland, 74, of Anna died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born July 3, 1934, in Union County, Ill., to L.M. and Chelsea (Mullins) Moreland. He and Guiola Lambert were married April 17, 1953...
Bobby Dale (09/15/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. — Bobby J. Dale, 70, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 7, 1938, in Jonesboro to Charlie and Rose Lasley Dale. He and Pat Davis were married Oct. 7, 1963, in Anna, Ill...
Jewell Robinson (09/15/08)
Jewell Robinson, 94, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, in Bonne Terre, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
John Sadler (09/15/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. — John Earl Sadler Jr., 50, formerly of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, in Cypress, Ill. He born July 2, 1958, in Jonesboro, son of John Earl Sr. and Charlene Newman Sadler. He worked for many years as a high steel painter, working on many bridges and towers...
Aurelia Scherer (09/15/08)
KELSO, Mo. — Aurelia Marie Scherer, 81, of Kelso died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 26, 1926, in Kelso, daughter of Charles Adam and Irene Rose Enderle Scherer. She was a housekeeper for Saint Francis Medical Center and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso...
Cecile Wilkinson (09/15/08)
Cecile Iona Wilkinson, 95, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 5, 1913, to John H. and Ida Viola Hitt Statler. She married Ruthford C. Wilkinson on Dec. 11, 1937; he died Dec. 27, 1988. She worked for 20 years as a cook and cafeteria manager for the Jackson R-2 School District, retiring in 1978. ...
Tony Kristoff Jr. (09/14/08)
Tony Kristoff Jr. ANNA, Ill. -- Tony Kristoff Jr., 90, of Anna died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Aug. 17, 1918, in Red Jacket, Mich., son of Anthony and Anna Maynarick Kristoff. He and Sophia Frances "Flo" Rimkus were married Aug. 17, 1940. She died July 18, 1998...
Cecile Wilkinson (09/14/08)
Cecile Wilkinson Cecile I. Wilkinson, 95, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Carl Kelley (09/14/08)
Carl Kelley Carl Everett Kelley, 90, of Delta died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at home. He was born March 28, 1918, in Minimum, Mo., son of Joseph Bradfield and Laura Catherine White Kelley. He married Stella Sanders Kelley, and she preceded him in death. He then married Della Berry White on July 16, 2007, in Delta. She survives...
Wayne Zahner (09/14/08)
Wayne Zahner SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Wayne M. Zahner, 61, of Sedgewickville died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital. He was born Feb. 10, 1947, at Perryville, Mo., son of Hansel J. and Rita A. Taylor Zahner. He and Shirley Layton were married Dec. 27, 1969...
Willard Sitzes (09/14/08)
Willard Sitzes GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Willard "Jim" Leo Sitzes, 87, of Glenallen died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 10, 1921, in Glenallen, son of Welker and Maggie Huggins Sitzes. He and Clara Charlene Simmons were married Dec. 14, 1942...
Jackie Brotherton (09/14/08)
Jackie Brotherton PATTON, Mo. -- Jackie Lee Brotherton, 72, of Patton died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at the family home. He was born Sept. 23, 1935, at Alliance, Mo., son of Willie and Alma Seabaugh Brotherton. He and Donna Webb were married June 3, 1956, at Patton...
Karen Fitzpatrick-Blake (09/14/08)
Karen Fitzpatrick-Blake COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Karen Fitzpatrick-Blake, 51, of Columbia died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, in Columbia. She was born April 14, 1957, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of Leonard William and Ruby Jane Stacy Fitzpatrick. Survivors include a son, Josh Fitzpatrick of Columbia; four brothers, Jerry Fitzpatrick of Van Buren, Ark., Billy Fitzpatrick of Atlanta, Dennis Fitzpatrick of Cape Girardeau, Dale Fitzpatrick of Essex, Mo.; and two sisters, Sylvia Fitzpatrick of Atlanta nad Sharon Fitzpatrick of Columbia.. ...
Dorothy Elfrink (09/14/08)
Dorothy Elfrink LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Dorothy Landewee Elfrink passed away Sept. 12, 2008, at her home in Leopold. She had spent the last several months surrounded by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and family as she gracefully battled cancer, never losing her faith...
Lawrence Thompson III (09/13/08)
Lawrence Thompson III Lawrence Adolph "L.A." Thompson III, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 22, 1953, in Cape Girardeau. Thompson served in the U.S. Navy. He had been a pipe fitter with Union Local 562...
Kenneth Edmondson (09/13/08)
Kenneth Edmondson OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Kenneth A. Edmondson, 69, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at his home. He was born April 12, 1939, in East St. Louis, Ill., to Robert and Bertha Griness Edmondson. He married Dorothy Tauchert on May 24, 1957...
Kylie Simmons (09/13/08)
Kylie Simmons CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Kylie Alexis Simmons, 7 months, of Chaffee passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at her home, after a lifelong battle with proteus meningitis. She was born Jan. 29, 2008, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Keith A. and Keisha Gerhardt Simmons...
Agnes Dumey (09/13/08)
Agnes Dumey Agnes C. Dumey, 95, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 16, 1913, at Rockview, daughter of Louis William Felden and Clara Irene Haynes. She was married to Frank "Mike" Dumey on Sept. 14, 1932, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee, Mo. He died May 4, 2005...
Bethany Pierre (09/13/08)
Bethany Pierre MARBLE HILL, Mo.-- Bethany Pierre, 40, of Bridgeton, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, in Marble Hill. She was born Feb. 8, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lawrence "Larry" and Mary Ellen Cook Robinson. She and Andrew Pierre were married Dec. 8, 1990...
Albert Meyer (09/13/08)
Albert Meyer PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Albert A. Meyer, 94, of Perryville died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. He was born April 4, 1914, at Friedenberg, Mo., son of John F. and Clara Guemmer Meyer. He and Vera Wichern were married Jan. 15, 1939...
John Graham (09/12/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- John D. Graham, 66, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. He was born March 31, 1942, in Jonesboro, son of William and Mary Courtright Graham. He and Diane Boyd were married Jan. 22, 1971, in Anna, Ill...
Kenneth Edmondson (09/12/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Kenneth A. Edmondson, 69, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Martha Myers (09/12/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Martha M. Myers, 88, of Mounds died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born May 15, 1920, in Smithland, Ky., daughter of Wesley and Bertha Ann Dillard. Myers was a restaurant cook many years. Survivors include two sons, William Busby of Thebes, Ill., Clifford Busby of Orange County, Fla.; two daughters, Betty Peeler of Clinton, Ky., Martha Busby of Orange County; and a sister, Mary Ann Brown of Rapid Falls, Mich...
Gail Grissom (09/12/08)
Gail E. Grissom, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 3, 1918, in Dongola, daughter of Oaks Leland and Edith Eddleman Dodd. Survivors include a son, Terry Grissom of Anna, Ill.; a brother, Lee Dodd of Anna; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Agnes Dumey (09/12/08)
Agnes Dumey, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Hillman (09/12/08)
Virginia Swindler Hillman, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1923, in Springfield, Mo., daughter of Reyburn and Nellie Price Swindler. She and Dr. John William Hillman were married Jan. 16, 1949, in Baltimore. He died March 6, 1970...
Shirley Clubb (09/12/08)
Shirley L. Clubb, 67, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Thebes, Ill., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at her home. She was born March 19, 1941, in Rock Springs, Ill., daughter of George and Lucinda Henderson Pfister. She and Russell Clubb Jr. were married Oct. 3, 1959...
Donald Keesee (09/12/08)
Donald G. "Butch" Keesee, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born June 7, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lawrence and Vivian M. McDaniel Keesee. He and Sharon Sue McCormick were married in Scott City...
Harry Seibel (09/12/08)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Harry H. Seibel, 86, of Altenburg died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. He was born June 26, 1922, at Altenburg, son of Joseph and Hulda Thurm Seibel. He and Elsie Palisch were married Oct. 26, 1947...
Robert Wade (09/12/08)
Robert G. Wade, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Dec. 23, 1934, in Jackson, son of Albert J. and Zella Shepherd Wade. He married Charlotte Swan, who died Dec. 24, 2006. Wade was a graduate of John S. Cobb High School. He retired from Drury Construction Co. after 20 years service, and was a member of St. John's AME Church in Jackson until it closed...
Ruby Meyer (09/12/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruby M. Meyer, 87, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Nov. 8, 1920, in Perry County, daughter of Leo and Alice Alberta Hager Miget. She and Lucius A. Meyer were married Feb. 27, 1945. He died Jan. 14, 1996...
Mildred Nuckles (09/11/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mildred Ray Nuckles, 90, went to Heaven to meet her beloved family Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Sikeston Convalescent Center, after a lengthy illness. She was born May 7, 1918, near Blodgett, Mo., daughter of the late John and Nannie Fritts Winders...
Tamara Miller (09/11/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Tamara G. Miller, 46, of Anna died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Nov. 5, 1961, in Anna, daughter of Gary and Judy Fuller Keller. Survivors include two daughters, Sydney and Beatryss Miller of Anna; her parents, Gary and Judy Keller of Cobden, Ill.; a sister, Toni Flamm of Cobden; and maternal grandmother, Juanita Fuller of Cobden...
James Hickam (09/11/08)
James Lester Hickam, 71, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at Jackson Manor. He was born Oct. 10, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, son of Milford Lester and Elsa May Dow Hickam. Hickam was a 1955 graduate of Central High School and received a bachelor of science in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 1963...
Mary Unnerstall (09/11/08)
Mary Helen Unnerstall, 85, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was born April 7, 1923, in Zalma, Mo., to Roscoe and Clara Glasener McKee, both deceased. Mary married Bob Unnerstall May 2, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. Aside from a brief move to California, Mary and Bob spent their lives in Colorado. ...
Donna Hurst (09/11/08)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Donna Jean Hurst, 36, of Glenallen died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 12, 1971, in Aurora, Ill., daughter of Donald Edwin and Louise Thompson Barker. She and Robin Michael Hurst were married June 5, 1996, in Aurora. He died June 29, 2004...
Richard Welsh (09/11/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Richard D. Welsh, 63, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 31, 1944, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Dick and Hazel Crain Welsh. Welsh was a retired law enforcement officer. He was a member of River Hills Eagles Aerie...
Pat Huffman (09/11/08)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Patty L. "Pat" Huffman, 72, of Tamms died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at her home. She was born July 31, 1936, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Earl and Florence Davis Ring. She and John D. Huffman were married June 6, 1953, in Tamms...
Judy McDowell (09/11/08)
Judy Kay McDowell, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, in an automobile accident near Evansville, Ind. She was born Dec. 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lester and Ethel Maevers Hengst. She and David S. McDowell were married Jan. 7, 1961, in Cape Girardeau...
Bertha Green (09/10/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Bertha Jane Green, 71, of Mounds died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born June 1, 1937, in Mounds, daughter of Marcus and Nancy Watkins Rogers Sr. She and Freddie Lee Green Sr. were married Aug. 29, 1981...
Daisy Huff (09/10/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Daisy Mae Huff, 73, of Cairo died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 21, 1935, in Clarksdale, Miss., son of John Henry and Willie Ray Davis Crites. She and Raymond Huff Sr. were married March 10, 1953...
Robert Wade (09/10/08)
Robert G. Wade, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Williams Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Art Vann (09/10/08)
Arthur Mitchell "Art" Vann, 49, of the Missouri Veterans Home, formerly of Matthews, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 13, 1958, in Sikeston, Mo., son of R.B. and Imogene Morrison Vann. Vann was a 1976 graduate of Matthews High School, and farmed with his father and brother until joining the U.S. ...
Irene Phipps (09/10/08)
Irene Phipps, 101, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Feb. 15, 1907, in Lynchburg, Tenn., daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Mary Alice Edgemond Hockersmith. She and James Edward Phipps were married Nov. 24, 1924, in Chester, Ill. He died Jan. 8, 1947...
Brenda Little (09/10/08)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Brenda D. Little, 50, of Glenallen was pronounced dead Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Glenallen, following a drowning accident. She was born April 21, 1958, at Hiram, Mo., daughter of Ora Otto and Precious Pearl Blocker Fox. She and Carl Little were married Sept. 15, 1979. He died April 15, 2000...
Donnie Ford (09/10/08)
Donnie Gerald Ford Jr., 54, of Scott City died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Dec. 7, 1953, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Donnie Gerald and Lorraine Lewis Ford Sr. Ford was a sheet metal worker and carpenter with Commercial Heating and Cooling...
Ann Hollenberg (09/10/08)
FLORISSANT, Mo. -- Ann Bridges Hollenberg of Florissant passed away peacefully surrounded by family and dear friends Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Elnora Ann Bridges was born Sept. 12, 1953, in Cairo, Ill., to Opal Grah Bridges and the late Otis T. Bridges...
Judy McDowell (09/10/08)
Judy Kay McDowell, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, in an automobile accident near Evansville, Ind. She was born Dec. 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lester and Ethel Maevers Hengst. She and David S. McDowell were married Jan. 7, 1961, in Cape Girardeau...
Kenneth Tilley (09/09/08)
Kenneth Tilley CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Kenneth Eugene Tilley, 58, of Chaffee died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at his home. He was born April 5, 1950, in St. Louis, son of Lord "Willis" and Hazel Marion Lair Tilley. He and Charlotte Edwards were married April 4, 1990...
Irene Phipps (09/09/08)
Irene Phipps Irene Phipps, 101, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Walter Palmer (09/09/08)
Walter Palmer WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Walter Cletus Palmer, 75, of Wolf Lake died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 29, 1933, in Union County, son of Leonard and Louise Kelso Palmer. Palmer served in the U.S. Air Force...
Muriel Branson (09/09/08)
Muriel Danese Branson, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was the daughter Hilson Henry and Balena Love Eaton Plotner. Branson, formerly of Benton, Ky., was a member of the First Christian Church in Cape Girardeau and a former member of the First Christian Church in Benton, Ky...
Eddie Eudy (09/09/08)
Eddie Eudy ANNA, Ill. -- Eddie E. Eudy, 52, of Anna died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, in Buchanan, Tenn. He was born Nov. 30, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ernest E. "Bus" and Ollie Mayberry Eudy. Eudy was a construction contractor. He was a member of First Baptist Church...
Joseph Merritt (09/09/08)
Joseph Charles Merritt, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 13, 1926, in Chicago. He and Virginia Winkleman were married Oct. 15, 1950, in Chicago. She died in 1997. Merritt was a radar engineer in the U.S. Navy. He was of the Catholic belief...
Robert Seger (09/09/08)
Robert Seger ST. LOUIS -- Robert M. Seger, 80, of St. Louis died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1927, in St. Louis, son of Robert J. and Julia E. Leavy Seger. He married the former Jeanette Horn. Seger was a stationary engineer with General Motors...
Walter Seibel (09/09/08)
Walter Seibel Walter Ottomar Seibel, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1909, in Frohna, Mo., son of Frederick and Maria Oberndorfer Seibel. He and Mildred Black Seibel were married Aug. 24, 1941, in Perryville, Mo. She died Aug. 18, 1979...
Hilda Randolph (09/09/08)
Hilda M. Childres Randolph, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 19, 1929, in Almo, Ky., daughter of Henry and Neva Herndon Childres. She and William Edward Randolph were married April 3, 1949, in Corinth, Miss. He died Aug. 17, 1995...
George Berkbuegler (09/09/08)
George Berkbuegler BREWER, Mo. -- George Edward Berkbuegler, 83, of Brewer died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born Oct. 14, 1924, in Perry County, son of Edward and Thresa K. Ernst Berkbuegler. He and Ida Mae Mattingly were married Nov. 8, 1947...
Jack Crowell (09/08/08)
CAMDENTON, Mo. — Jack Wayne Crowell, 59, of Camdenton died Sept. 5, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1948, in Osage Beach, Mo., son of Roy Willard and Frances Opal Briggs Crowell. He and Jo Ann Young were married June 9, 1973. He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Angela Keeting and Catherine Tipton; and two grandsons...
George Lence (09/07/08)
George Lence LICK CREEK, Ill. -- George Wayne Lence, 60, of Lick Creek died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Dec. 20, 1947, in Anna, Ill., son of Walter Truman and Mary Virginia Manus Lence. Survivors include his mother of Lick Creek; two brothers, Richard Lence of Anna, Mervin Lence of Lick Creek; and a sister, Rosalee Edwards of Marion, Ill...
James Hickam (09/07/08)
James Hickam James Hickam, 71, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Evelyn Wilcox, Deborah Selden (09/07/08)
Evelyn Wilcox, Deborah Selden Evelyn Muriel Wilcox, 97, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. Her daughter, Deborah Ann Selden, 52, of Huntington, Ind., died Jan. 11, 2007, in Huntington. Wilcox was born Dec. ...
Sherman Caldwell (09/07/08)
Sherman Caldwell THEBES, Ill. -- Sherman Lawrence Caldwell, 92, of Thebes died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 22, 1916, in Alexander County, Ill., to William and Ida Dyer Caldwell. He and Marcella Davis were married July 20, 1940. She died March 22, 1995. He later married Sylvia Clubb, who survives...
Edith White (09/06/08)
Edith White Edith M. Wiblin White, 83, formerly of Summersville, W.Va., and Pine Bluff, Ark., passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 18, 1924, daughter of John Melvin and Minnie Butler Wills. Edith and Clarence O. Wiblin were married in 1940. He died in 1975. She and Elijah White were married in 1994 in Pine Bluff. He died in 2005...
Harrie Wyatt (09/06/08)
Harrie Wyatt CAIRO, Ill. -- Harrie Wyatt, 88, of Cairo died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Monday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Dr. Grady Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery...
Opal Hurst (09/06/08)
Opal Hurst Opal Hurst, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 28, 1917, at White Oak, Mo., daughter of Walter and Ida Sanders McGee. Opal married Henry Hurst on Feb. 3, 1938. He preceded her in death Feb. 27, 1991...
Howard Baudendistel (09/06/08)
Howard Baudendistel PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Howard H. Baudendistel, 100, formerly of Perryville, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at the Lutheran Convalescent Home in Webster Groves, Mo. He was born Feb. 4, 1908, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Lawrence and Anna Deitsch Baudendistel. He and Viola Bey were married Nov. 6, 1936. She died Nov. 10, 1969...
Elsie Bethards (09/05/08)
COBDEN, Ill. — Elsie Lorene Bethards, 83, of Cobden, formerly of Villa Ridge, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at her home. She was born April 5, 1925, in Carterville, Ill., daughter of Walter and Grace Keener Hawkins. She and Gerald Bethards were married Nov. 9, 1944. He died April 7, 1994...
Opal Hurst (09/05/08)
Opal Hurst, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Hager (09/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Ruth A. Hager, 65, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 26, 1943, in St. Louis, daughter of Clements T. and Leona M. Ponder Meyer. She and John A. Hager Sr. were married April 11, 1965. He died Feb. 29, 2008...
Stephanie Thompson (09/05/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Stephanie Gail Thompson, 54, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at her home. She was born July 14, 1954, in Chicago, daughter of Elvin Earl and Ruth Adams Ladd. She and Dennis Thompson were married Dec. 4, 1970, in Jackson...
Joyce Ernst (09/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Joyce A. Ernst, 57, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 25, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Gilbert and Gladys Moore Ernst. Ernst was a 1969 graduate of St. Vincent High School and a graduate of Gradwall Lab. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and its Ladies Sodality...
Joe Blakemore (09/05/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. — Joe Blakemore, 95, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. He was born Aug. 3, 1913, in Lakewood, Ill., son of James Franklin and Amy Roberts Blakemore. He and Ruth Kinder were married Oct. 31, 1936...
Joe Blakemore (09/04/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Joe Blakemore, 95, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Helen Hightower (09/04/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Helen Lee Hightower, 61, of Mounds died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 13, 1947, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Bernard and Helen LeVan Hightower. Hightower was a caregiver. Survivors include two brothers, David Hightower of Murray, Ky., and Bernard Hightower of Aurora, Ill...
Leslie Trousdale (09/04/08)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Leslie Elmer Trousdale, 80, formerly of Sedgewickville and Mississippi County, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at DeGreeff Hospice House in St. Louis. He was born July 19, 1928, in Shawneetown, Ill., son of Abner Pulaski and Mary Elizabeth Smith Trousdale. He and Helen Louise Shaw were married Aug. 8, 1945. She died Feb. 14, 1993. He then married Ella Louise Oxford on Nov. 23, 1996...
Chester Westrich (09/04/08)
KELSO, Mo. -- Chester J. Westrich, 89, of Upsala, Minn., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home. He was born in Kelso, son of Albert and Stella Enderle Westrich. He and Violet Hokenson were married Oct. 16, 1943, in Minneapolis, Minn...
Robert Kelly (09/04/08)
Robert Emmett "Bob" Kelly, 78, of Los Alamos, N.M., died peacefully Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, with family by his side. Bob was born Nov. 26, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, to Robert Emmett and Gladys Faye Adams Kelly Sr. He and Sarah Grace Combs of Inverness, Miss., were married June 6, 1962...
Francis Prater (09/04/08)
THEBES, Ill. -- Francis O. Prater, 77, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at her home in Thebes after a long illness. She was born Feb. 12, 1931, in Glasgow, Ill., to Merle Lee and Louvennia Emerson Houchens. She and Herbert C. Prater were married Nov. 1, 1951. They had five children...
Dorothy Kaiser (09/04/08)
Dorothy L. Kaiser, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 23, 1922, in Gordonville, daughter of Arthur and Dora Grossheider Koch. Kaiser was an inspector 20 years at Ralph Edwards Sportswear. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
John Finney (09/04/08)
John H. Finney, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 30, 1915, in Portageville, Mo., son of Dr. and Mrs. Finney of Whitewater. He and Ruth Stovall were married Sept. 9, 1938. She died Feb. 23, 1993...
Dr. John Doggett (09/04/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dr. John Lesley Doggett, 85, of Mount Vernon Veterans Home and Springfield, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008. He was born May 4, 1923, at Patton, Mo., son of John Columbus and Willie Marie Grindstaff Doggett. Doggett graduated from Patton High School in 1940. John L. served during World War II in the U.S. Navy Seabees from February 1943 to February 1946...
Eileen Vreeland (09/04/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Eileen Browning Vreeland, 86, of Las Vegas and formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., went to be with the Lord Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. She was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Miller City, Ill. She was a retired underwriter for Mutual of Omaha. She was a member of the Browning Family Quartet...
Stephanie Thompson (09/04/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Stephanie Gail Thompson, 54, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at her home. She was born July 14, 1954, in Chicago, daughter of Elvin Earl and Ruth Adams Ladd. She and Dennis Thompson were married Dec. 4, 1970, in Jackson. Thompson had worked as a nurse aide and was a member of Illmo Baptist Church...
Joyce Ernst (09/04/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joyce A. Ernst, 57, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 25, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Gilbert and Gladys Moore Ernst. Ernst was a 1969 graduate of St. Vincent High School and a graduate of Gradwall Lab. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and its Ladies Sodality...
Lois Campbell (09/03/08)
Lois E. Campbell, 97, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Shannondale Health Care Center in Knoxville. She was born Nov. 5, 1910, in White County, Ill., daughter of Ben and Maude Spence Healy. She and Herman L. Campbell were married Oct. 22, 1933, in Nashville, Ill. He died Oct. 30, 1994...
Trudy Hanney (09/03/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Trudy Charlene Hanney, 37, of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at her home. She was born July 19, 1971, in Bakersfield, Calif., daughter of Bailey Edward and Joe Ann Hawley Farler. She and Tracy Hanney were married June 7, 1996, in Paducah, Ky...
William Crider (09/03/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- William Marshall Crider, 83, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at City Care Center. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in East Prairie, Mo., son of Frank and Mattie Grant Crider. He and Inis Kathryn Forby were married Nov. 24, 1951, in Trussville, Ala...
Francis Prater (09/03/08)
THEBES, Ill. -- Francis Prater, 77, of Thebes died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, in her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Danny Robinett (09/03/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Danny A. Robinett, 52, of Sikeston died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at his brother's home in Oran, Mo. He was born July 20, 1956, son of Lawrence Robinett and Mary Huering Slayton. Robinett was self-employed in commercial building construction...
Dorothy Kaiser (09/03/08)
Dorothy L. Kaiser, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Stapleton (09/03/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen E. Stapleton, 95, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at City Care Center. She was born Oct. 16, 1912, in Alto Pass, Ill. She and Ralph Stapleton were married July 24, 1930, in Wickliffe, Ky. He died June 15, 1995. Stapleton had been a cook at various nursing homes. She was formerly of McClure, Ill., and a former member of First Pentecostal Church there...
Bernard Bechtold (09/03/08)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Bernard William Bechtold Sr., 69, of Wappapello died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 4, 1939, at Alton, Ill., son of Bernard J. and Dorothy Hefley Bechtold. He and Carolyn Berry were married Dec. 18, 1965, at Alton...
Helen Lloyd (09/03/08)
Helen Mildred Lloyd, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born June 6, 1922, near Jackson, daughter of Louis Frederick and Frieda Henrietta Ahrens Gerecke. She and Charles W. Lloyd were married April 20, 1944, in Dillon, S.C. He died June 14, 1986...
Richard Collins (09/03/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Richard George "Dick" Collins, 61, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, in Perryville. He was born Oct. 25, 1946, in Chicago, son of Melvin and Margaret Schumacher Collins. Collins was employed by Collins Construction. Survivors include a daughter, D'Ann Zinn of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Thomas Collins of Cedar Hill, Texas; and four grandchildren...
Ray Plummer (09/03/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Ray E. Plummer, 89, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 24, 1919, in Colorado, son of Jessie and Amelia Plummer. He and Ruby Benton were married March 6, 1948. She died June 3, 2001...
Amos Nelson (09/03/08)
Amos Sever Nelson, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at his home. He was born June 26, 1920, in Bagley, Minn., the son of Sever and Julia LaFontaine Nelson. He and Christine Garner were married in 1946 in Bemidji, Minn. She preceded him in death Dec. 4, 2002. He later married Lois Stitt May 21, 2005, in Bollinger County, Mo...
James Harris (09/03/08)
James O. "Ollie" Harris, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at his home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today at Hobbs-Johnson Funeral Home in Benton, Ill. The funeral will be at noon today at the funeral home, with Greg Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Mount Etna Cemetery in Akin, Ill., with military rites conducted by Benton American Legion and VFW...
Elwin Hotop (09/03/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elwin E. Hotop, 75, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Perry County, son of Ervin and Olivia Welker Hotop. He and Joan Morrissey were married May 3, 1958, in St. Louis. Hotop was a self-employed master carpenter. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Highland, Mo., Carpenters Union Local 2030, 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus, and Western Catholic Union...
Bernice May (09/03/08)
Bernice May, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 1, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph J. and Francis E. Simpher Logel. May had worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and its Council of Catholic Women...
Mary Williams (09/03/08)
HAYWOOD CITY, Mo. -- Mary Jo Williams, 41, of Haywood City died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born July 13, 1967, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Wince Lee and Ossie Lee Braxton Williams. Williams was a file clerk with Pyramid in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of New Morning Star Baptist Church...
Lois Campbell (09/02/08)
Lois E. Campbell, 97, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Shannondale Health Care Center in Knoxville. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau...
Bernice May (09/02/08)
Bernice May, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sept. 1, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Judith McDowell (09/02/08)
Judith K. McDowell, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, in an auto accident near Evansville, Ind. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Max Carter (09/02/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Max Carter, 62, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
Raymond Pearl (09/02/08)
Raymond H. Pearl, 83 of Cobden, Ill., died Saturday, August 30, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Pearl was born May 14, 1925, in Mountain Glenn, Ill., son of Fred and Jessie (Winn) Pearl. He and Helga S. Voetterle were married June 5, 1954, in Stuttgart, Germany...
Delores Shirkey (09/02/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Delores Imogene Shirkey, 73, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 27, 1934, in Anna, daughter of Herman and Katherine M. Irvin Miner. She and Charles F. Shirkey were married Oct. 6, 1979, in Denver...
Daisy Mouser (09/02/08)
Daisy Roxana Mouser, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 2, 1917, in Henderson, Mo., daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Effie Wills Stephens. She and Otis B. Mouser were married June 16, 1937, in Sikeston, Mo. He died May 11, 1993...
Mabel Knight (09/02/08)
Mabel Jean Knight, 74, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at her home. She was born June 3, 1934, in Franklin, Ohio, daughter of Denzie Wright and Ada Beatrice Thacker. She was employed as a shipping clerk by Stone Container in Houston and retired in 1993...
Lindell Karraker (09/02/08)
Lindell William Karraker, 90, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Karraker was born Jan. 20, 1919, in Illmo, Mo., son of Herbert Lee Karraker and Clara Etta Morrow. He and Eileen Delores Smith were married Feb. 7, 1942, in Benton, Mo. She preceded him in death...