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Obituaries from November 2008

Thomas Israel (11/30/08)
Thomas Israel Dr. Thomas Andrew Israel, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at the Lutheran Home, with his wife and daughter at his side. Mr. Israel was born on Aug. 27, 1917, in Chicago, son of the late Charles Edgar and Decima Phoebe Chapman Israel. He married the former Miss Kilja Cho in Seoul, Korea, on Sept. 4, 1962. She survives...
Jim McDonald (11/30/08)
Jim McDonald Jim C. McDonald, 62, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 7, 1946, in Bowie, Texas, son of Clint and Oleta Shoemaker McDonald. He and Brenda J. Dumey McDonald were married July 26, 1988, in Wichita Falls, Texas...
Frances Turner (11/30/08)
Frances Turner MILLERSVILLE -- Frances M. Turner, 81, of Millersville died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 15, 1927, in Diehl­stadt, Mo., daughter of Walter A. and Edna Woods Gerecke. She and Homer Turner Jr. were married Dec. 22, 1946. He survives...
Anna Williams (11/30/08)
Anna Williams Anna A. Williams, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Ratliff Care Center. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel, with burial at 2 p.m. at Yount Cemetery in Garwood, Mo...
Jannette Pogue (11/30/08)
Jannette Pogue PUXICO, Mo. -- Jannette Pogue, 72, of Puxico died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at home. She was born Dec. 17, 1935, at Qulin, Mo., daughter of James Clifford and Ethel Hudgins Campbell. She and William Pogue were married Sept. 21, 1956, in Elk, Mo...
Gayle Abernathy (11/30/08)
Gayle Abernathy MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gayle Marie Abernathy, 67, of Marble Hill died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at her residence. She was born Aug. 20, 1941, at Detroit, daughter of Robert Charles and Eleanor K. Banachowski Wilson. She and Robert Abernathy were married April 21, 1961, in Winterhaven, Calif...
Evan Garner (11/30/08)
Evan Garner MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Evan Garner, 69, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at his sister's residence. He was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Tuckerman, Ark., son of Audra and Junie May Hennessee Garner. Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Morris of Spiro, Okla., Andrea Harris of Fort Worth, Texas; three sisters, Nina Householder of Glenallen, Mo., Lorine Vincent of Dayton, Ohio, and Glenda Moore of Moro, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and three great grandchildren...
Thomas Israel (11/29/08)
Thomas Israel Professor Thomas A. Israel, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Carl Pulley (11/29/08)
Carl Pulley LICK CREEK, Ill. -- Carl W. Pulley, 89, of Lick Creek died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 15, 1919, in Marion, Ill., son of Willis and Grace Gibbons Pulley. He and Margaret Turnage were married March 3, 1938, in Benton, Ky...
Mildred Cox (11/29/08)
Mildred Cox Mildred Mae Eakins Cox, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 2, 1925, near Advance, Mo., daughter of George Lee and Bertha May Miller Eakins. She and Comelous G. "C.G." Cox were married Nov. 19, 1943. He died Dec. 12, 2007...
Christopher Brimm (11/29/08)
Christopher Brimm ANNA, Ill. -- Christopher Columbus "Duzer" Brimm, 86, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He was born April 24, 1922, in Anna, son of Robert L. and Mae Crowell Brimm. He and Eva Ruth Canada were married Sept. 29, 1945, in Vienna, Ill...
Betty Bailey (11/29/08)
Betty Bailey CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Betty Jean Bailey, 78, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born July 19, 1930, at Chaffee, daughter of Charles and Ruth Ross Nordin. She and Clarence Irvin were married in 1944 at Chaffee. He died in 1983. She married Robert Bailey in 2003, who died in 2006...
Elmer Wilkens (11/29/08)
Elmer Wilkens Elmer G. Wilkens, 96, of Jackson passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at Jackson Manor. He was born Feb. 20, 1912, in Shawneetown, son of Henry and Alvenia Kayser Wilkens. He and Mary Helen Short were married May 8, 1937. She passed away May 20, 2000...
Donald Ziegler (11/29/08)
Donald Ziegler Donald S. Ziegler, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 23, 1936, in Fornfelt, Mo., son of Leo J. and Lorena K. Felter Ziegler. He and Martha J. Westrich were married Oct. 24, 1959, in Cape Girardeau...
Bobby Nelson (11/29/08)
Bobby Nelson CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Bobby Eugene Nelson, 69, of Charleston died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at Charleston Manor. He was born Sept. 2, 1939, in Mississippi County, son of Robert A. and Jewell Lillian Lindsey Nelson. He and Mary Ann Sisk were married Oct. 14, 1960...
Alma Guemmer (11/29/08)
Alma Guemmer PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma E. Guemmer, 94, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Perry Oaks. She was born April 16, 1914, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of John and Sophia Mangels Miesner. She married Arthur Guemmer, who died May 10, 1987...
Rosalie Heizer (11/29/08)
Rosalie Heizer Rosalie A. "Sally" Heizer, 78, of Prairie du Rocher, Ill., passed away Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Randolph County Care Center in Sparta, Ill. Sally was born April 6, 1930, in Evansville, Ill., to the late Walter P. and Louise H.S. Telthorster Heck. She and Leo J. Heizer were married Feb. 18, 1947, in Prairie du Rocher. He preceded her in death Sept. 28, 1991...
Gloria Wilmoth (11/28/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Gloria M. Wilmoth, 64, of Paducah, Ky., and formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ronnie Mack officiating. Burial will be in Henderson Cemetery in Pulaski...
Elizabeth Golightly (11/27/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Elizabeth "Betty" Golightly, 79, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 8, 1929, at Chaffee, daughter of George Emery and Stella Ann Pearson Allwood. Betty married Fred Golightly April 25, 1949. He preceded her in death June 18, 2004...
Jean Cooper (11/27/08)
Jean Noble "J.N." Cooper, 85, of Des Arc, Ark., formerly of Almyra, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at Des Arc Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 5, 1923, in Melbourne, Ark., to C.R. and Ruby Lee Tidwell Cooper Sr. Cooper was manager of Almyra Farmers Co-op before becoming postmaster of Almyra post office. He was a member of Almyra First Baptist Church before moving to Des Arc and becoming a member of First Baptist Church there...
Mildred Cox (11/27/08)
Mildred M. Cox, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rosabell Swanner (11/27/08)
Rosabell Swanner, 102, of Scott City died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 18, 1906, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of Daniel and Isabell Smith Summers. She and William Hall Swanner were married Dec. 24, 1924, in Benton, Ill. He died Oct. 21, 1972...
Evelyn Coats (11/26/08)
Evelyn Coats Evelyn Coats, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 19, 1917, at Hornersville, Mo., daughter of Jesse and Mary Kennett Rose. She and Jesse O. Coats were married Dec. 7, 1941, in Jackson. He died Nov. 21, 2001...
Merlin Wingerter (11/26/08)
Merlin Wingerter PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Merlin A. "Curly" Wingerter, 73, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1935, at Biehle, Mo., son of Frank and Bertha Schott Wingerter. He and Dorothy Balsman were married May 12, 1956...
Stanley Emmons (11/26/08)
Stanley Emmons Stanley Eugene Emmons, 69, of Cape Girardeau went home to be with his heavenly father Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008. He was born Jan. 15, 1939, in Blodgett, Mo., son of Eugene and Mildred Angle Emmons. He and Nellie Reed were married Aug. 21, 1965, in Cape Girardeau...
Rick Holder (11/26/08)
Rick Holder Rick Duane Holder, 49, of Scott City died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 25, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, son of Everett Lee and Mary Lee Krieger Holder. He and Angelia Dawn Strickland were married June 7, 1979, in Scott City...
Ralph Trickey (11/25/08)
Ralph Elwood Trickey, 84, of Great Bend, Kan., formerly of Denver, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Central Kansas Medical Center in Great Bend. He was born July 25, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Irl Everett and Julia Ida Marion Trickey. Trickey had lived in Great Bend the past four years...
Mary Null (11/25/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Mary B. Null, 101, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the El Nathan Home in Marble Hill. She was born Sept. 5, 1907, in Murray, Ky., daughter of Oscar and Biddie Flippo Adams. She first married Herbert Kroeger in 1930. He died in 1970. She and Audron Null were married Feb. 12, 1977. He died July 11, 1992...
Charles James Sr. (11/25/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Charles "Toot" James Sr., 78, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born in Lutesville, Mo., to the late Henry and Annie James James. He moved to Chaffee in 1993 from Kankakee, Ill...
Richard Dexter (11/25/08)
ANNA, Ill. — The funeral for Richard Dexter of Anna will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The Rev. Bruce Clubb will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Dexter, 59, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau...
Shirley Cochrane (11/25/08)
Shirley Jean Cochrane, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 6, 1926, in Brookfield, Mo., daughter of Thaddius and Sylvia Overton Seeley. She and James A. Cochrane Jr. were married Feb. 9, 1946, in Keokuk, Iowa. He preceded her in death Dec. 15, 1974...
Margaret Ammann (11/25/08)
Margaret Elizabeth Ammann, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to service time Sunday at Chateau Girardeau. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chateau...
Gladys McCain (11/25/08)
Gladys Ruth McCain, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 3, 1940, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Clarence E. and Eva Laura Burns Riley. She and Ben McCain were married July 5, 1958, in Fredericktown, Mo. He died Sept. 22, 1985...
Evelyn Miller (11/25/08)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. — Evelyn K. Miller, 79, of Wolf Lake died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 1, 1929, at Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Ogle and Florence Vincent Miller. Miller was a member of Galilee Baptist Church. She retired as a supervisor at the Union State Tree Nursery...
Charles James Sr. (11/24/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Charles "Toot" James Sr., 78, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born in Lutesville, Mo., to the late Henry and Annie James James. He moved to Chaffee in 1993 from Kankakee, Ill...
Raymond Ruth (11/24/08)
Raymond Thomas Ruth, 84, of Scott City, died Saturday Nov. 22, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Owen County, Ky., the son of Roy Lee and Sennie B. Roberts Ruth. He and Treva Marjorie Terry were married Sept. 18, 1948, at Irondale, Mo...
Evelyn Miller (11/24/08)
Evelyn K. Miller, 79, of Wolf Lake, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 1, 1929, at Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Ogle and Florence Vincent Miller. Miller was a member of the Galilee Baptist Church near Wolf Lake and retired as a supervisor at the Union State Tree Nursery...
Richard Dexter (11/24/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Richard Bradley Dexter, 59 of Anna died Friday, Nov 21, 2008, in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 12, 1948, to Roy and Dorothy McCloud Dexter. He and Sandy Tucker were married July 9, 1983, at Fern Cliff...
Adrian Giesler (11/24/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Adrian V. Giesler, 85, of Perryville died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born June 24, 1923, at St. Mary, Mo., the son of Bill Giesler and Hazel Lawrence Giesler. He and Betty Lingle were married June 23, 1980, in St. Louis...
Raymond Compas (11/23/08)
Raymond L. Compas, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born May 20, 1922, in New Hamburg, Mo., son of Leo H. and Clara Diebold Compas. He and Minnie Sandvoss were married in September 1949 in Cape Girardeau...
Mae Sherwood (11/23/08)
Mae W. Sherwood, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 3, 1936, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of Robert and Bernice Cooper Banks. She and Donald Sherwood were married Aug. 22, 1959. She was a graduate of Central High School in Hayti and of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. ...
Hellen Clowers (11/23/08)
Hellen Louise Skaggs Clowers, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 19, 1923, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Lee Roy and Vivian Alice Jaynes Skaggs. She and Marvin Clowers were married Sept. 5, 1950. He died in September 1979...
Calvin Hoehn (11/23/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Calvin P. Hoehn, 61, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at his home. He was born June 2, 1947, in Perry County, son of Walter and Erna Hopfer Hoehn. He and Joan Buch­heit were married April 12, 1969. She survives. Hoehn's lifetime occupation was dairy/agricultural farming. ...
Richard Dexter (11/23/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Richard Dexter, 59, of Anna died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 12, 1948, son of Roy and Dorthy McCloud Dexter. He and Sandy Tucker were married July 9, 1983. Dexter served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a truck driver in the construction industry many years...
Virda Moldenhauer (11/23/08)
Virda A. Moldenhauer, 94, of Menfro, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born Feb. 3, 1914, daughter of Edwin and Josephine Boxdorfer Horn. She and August J. Moldenhauer were married June 3, 1933. He preceded her in death Nov. 6, 1997...
Charles James (11/23/08)
Charles "Charlie" James Sr., 78, of Chaffee, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Larry Ervin (11/23/08)
Larry Wayne Ervin, 45, of Scott City, formerly of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 1, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lawrence W. and Janet Sue Clark Ervin. He and Stacy L. Niswonger were married July 15, 1988, at Benton...
Dr. Peter Hilty (11/22/08)
Peter Daniel Hilty of Cape Girardeau was born to Peter P. and Barbara Koller Hilty on July 16, 1921. He died Nov. 20, 2008. He and Nancy Wismer were married Aug. 16, 1969. They have one son, Daniel Peter Hilty, a minister at First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City, Mo. Daniel is married to Kristen Celeste Hicks, and they have two children, Elijah Tate and Madgalena Caroline "Maggie."...
Rebecca Sue Mathis (11/22/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rebecca Sue Mathis, 69, of Perryville died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 10, 1939, at Attwood, Tenn., daughter of Ruben Goodman and Mary Tucker Goodman. She and Jewett Freeman Mathis were married Nov. 10, 1972, in Nashville, Tenn...
Catherine Graham (11/22/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Catherine Graham, 97, of St. Louis, formerly of Marble Hill, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Northgate Park Nursing Home in St. Louis. She was born July 27, 1911, in St. Louis, daughter of James Eugene and Ida Mae Hickey Healy. She and John Graham were married in 1932. He died in 1976...
Norman Wildman (11/22/08)
Norman James Wildman, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 29, 1942, in Kankakee, Ill., son of Newton Edward and Theresa Marie Schreffler Wildman. He and Charlotte Nelson were married Dec. 31, 1975, at Delta...
Ora Mae Phillips (11/22/08)
Ora Mae Bledsoe Culkin Phillips, 76, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at her granddaughter's home in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Nov. 29, 1931, at Thebes, Ill., daughter of Edgar and Bertha Roberts Bledsoe. She and William Robert Culkin were married, and he preceded her in death. She later married Clifford "Bud" Phillips, who also preceded her in death...
Calvin Hoehn (11/22/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Calvin P. Hoehn, 61, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at his home. He was born June 2, 1947, in Perry County, son of Walter and Erna Hopfer Hoehn. He and Joan Buch¿heit were married April 12, 1969. Hoehn was a lifetime dairy and agriculture farmer. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Crosstown, Mo., where he was also in the voters assembly, the LLL Dart Ball Team, Church Council and the American Legion Post 133...
Troy Patton (11/22/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Troy Nathan Patton, 91, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. He was born June 19, 1917, in Bollinger County, son of Charles A. and Vallie Lincoln Patton. He first married Lora Sheppard. He and Ruth Williams were married in 1956...
Marie Niswonger (11/22/08)
Marie Niswonger, 91, of Millersville passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. She was born March 29, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Luther and Sarah "Francis" Kistner Bridges. She and Ervin D. Niswonger were married April 26, 1936, at her parents' home in Millersville. In April 1937, they welcomed into the world their only child, Gary...
Raymond Compas (11/22/08)
Raymond L. Compas, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born May 20, 1922, in New Hamburg, Mo., son of Leo H. and Clara Diebold Compas. He and Minnie Sandboss were married in September 1949 in Cape Girardeau...
Oscar Brown (11/21/08)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Oscar Overton Brown, 103, of McClure died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1905, at Devil's Island, Ill., son of Elzie and Bessie Catherine Presley Brown. He and Peggy Ford were married July 27, 1982, in Wickliffe, Ky...
Norman Wildman (11/21/08)
Norman J. Wildman, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Cole Benfield (11/21/08)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Cole Devin Benfield, 16, was born Jan. 14, 1992, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edward Dennis and Gaylene McCormick Benfield. He died Nov. 19, 2008, in a vehicle accident near Glenallen. Cole was a junior at Woodland High School in Marble Hill, Mo. A natural athlete, he played basketball and baseball for Woodland School, and summer baseball league and church basketball. He loved to hunt deer and turkey and socialize with friends...
Russell Buchaltz (11/21/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Russell "Boots" Buchaltz, 76, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 15, 1932, in Grassy, Mo., son of Val and Pearl Pair Bucholtz. He and Doris Campbell were married June 14, 1969...
Dr. Peter Hilty (11/21/08)
Dr. Peter D. Hilty, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may call from noon to service time Saturday at Centenary United Methodist Church. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Betty McAnelly (11/21/08)
ORAN, Mo. -- Betty Jewel McAnelly, 76, of Oran died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Betty was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Morrilton, Ark., daughter of Howard Harrison and Linnie Naomi Chew Lockhart. She and Paul McAnelly were married Dec. 2, 1948...
Sue Mayberry (11/21/08)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Sue Mayberry, 66, of Bernie died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1942, in Bernie, daughter of Lewis Cartwright and Geneva Livingston Cartwright Pyle. She and Gary Mayberry were married June 1, 1963, in Bernie...
Laurene Holthaus (11/21/08)
Laurene B. Holthaus, 81, of Gray Summit, Mo., passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2008, in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born Jan. 12, 1927, at Hollow, Mo., daughter of Albert and Laura Mueller Bartold. She and August "Bud" Holthaus were married May 26, 1951, in Manchester, Mo...
Edward Zimmer (11/21/08)
Edward E. Zimmer, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 7, 1935, in St. Louis, son of Henry Edward and Julia Faytok Zimmer. He and Anita McRill were married Oct. 18, 1980, in Cape Girardeau...
Kenneth Killian (11/20/08)
Kenneth Killian PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kenneth E. Killian, 72, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital. He was born Aug. 31, 1936, at Perryville, son of Oscar L. and Georgia Mae Rhoades Killian Sr. He and Janet R. Zahner were married June 6, 1959, at Perryville...
Gloria Stuhlman (11/20/08)
Gloria Stuhlman PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gloria Mae Stuhlman, 77, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born April 9, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of John Marvin and Nellie Reynolds Gilchrist. She and Robert Leo Stuhlman were married Dec. 29, 1948...
Arlene Garrott (11/20/08)
Arlene Garrott Arlene Hartline Garrott, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 8, 1922, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of Eugene and Reba Smith Hartline. She married Wayne Wallace Garrott. He died in 1992...
Alma Dombrowski (11/20/08)
Alma Dombrowski Alma E. "Nonna" Dombrowski, 82, of Wilmington, Del., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. Nonna was beloved wife of Stanley A. Dombrowski, with whom she shared 59 years of marital bliss...
Betty McAnelly (11/20/08)
Betty McAnelly Betty McAnelly, 76, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Kendall Mungle (11/20/08)
Kendall Mungle Kendall E. Mungle, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 15, 1944, in Charleston, Mo., son of Edward and Elizabeth Reynolds Mungle. He and Cecilia Puebla Gomez were married July 20, 2002, in Cape Girardeau...
Cole Benfield (11/20/08)
Cole Benfield GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Cole David Benfield, 16, of Glenallen died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008. He was born Jan. 14, 1992. Benfield was a student at Woodland High School. Arrangements are incomplete with Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo...
Joseph Sanders (11/20/08)
Joseph Sanders Joseph C. "J.C." Sanders, 82, of Scott City died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 18, 1926, near Commerce, Mo., son of Claude F. and Mable A. Loftin Sanders. He married Lillian Kerley Feb. 4, 1949...
Mary Burman (11/20/08)
Mary Burman MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary Burman, 88, of Elizabethtown, Ky., formerly of Mounds, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Helmwood Nursing Home in Elizabethtown. She was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of Lloyd and Lulu Bauer Dillman. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Casey of Elizabeth, Ky.; a brother, Charles Dillman of Jonesboro, Ill.; four grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren...
Dale Duncan (11/20/08)
Dale Duncan SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dale Duncan, 64, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 2, 1944, in Vanduser, Mo., son of Houston Lee and Ruby Burns Duncan. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Victor D. McCoy. He and Sharon L. Edwards were married April 24, 1965, in Sikeston...
Loleta White (11/19/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Loleta Virginia White, 90, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born July 5, 1918, in Randles, daughter of Floyd Dee and Beulah Spain Blue. She married Carl James White May 27, 1933. He preceded her in death May 15, 1983...
Leroy Strubberg Sr. (11/19/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Leroy John Strubberg Sr., 63, of Chaffee died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 14, 1945, in Washington, Mo., son of Victor Henry and Ellona Wilma Kampen Strubberg. He and Pauline Margaret Gammons were married Jan. 15, 1999...
Bret Groening (11/19/08)
Bret Groening, 20, of Jackson died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 29, 1988, in Arlington, Texas, son of Gregory and Wendy Ricketts Groening. Groening was a 2006 graduate of Jackson High School, where he was a member of the high school baseball team. He was a junior at Southeast Missouri State University...
Mary Yount (11/19/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mary "Juanita" Yount, 76, of Marble Hill died Monday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born June 10, 1932, at Charleston, Mo., daughter of John London and Jenette Elizabeth Stockman Cannon. She and George Yount were married March 22, 1952...
Eldon Moore (11/19/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Eldon Moore, 80, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, in Perryville. He was born Sept. 22, 1928, in Perryville, son of Leonard and Edith Nehouse Moore. He and Theresa Unterreiner were married Feb. 2, 1952, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Franklin Neihart (11/19/08)
Franklin Charles Neihart, 58, of Fenton, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was born Dec. 8, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Franklin Charles and Ruby Lemonds Neihart. He and Cheryl Reinhardt were married Oct. 19, 1985, in St. Louis...
Joseph Sanders (11/19/08)
Joseph C. "J.C." Sanders, 82, of Scott City died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Arlene Garrott (11/19/08)
Arlene Hartline Garrott, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 8, 1922, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of Eugene and Reba Smith Hartline. She married Wayne Wallace Garrott. He died in 1992. Garrott was a member of East Cape Baptist Church. She had been a cook at Denny's IGA...
Ernest Weiss (11/18/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Ernest E. Weiss, 74, of Perryville died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Perry County, son of Rudolph and Bertha Metzger Weiss. He and Rosemary Flora Weisbrod were married June 11, 1955. Weiss began in 1952 as a roofing contractor with AALCO Roofing Inc. ...
Ambrose Elfrink (11/18/08)
ORAN, Mo. — Ambrose Elfrink, 83, of Montgomery City, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at New Florence Nursing and Care Center in New Florence, Mo. He was born April 21, 1925, in Oran to Benjamin John Elfrink and Christina Beel Elfrink. He and Bessie Marie Cobb were married Nov. 12, 1952. She died Oct. 29, 1990. He and Velma McClelland Carr were married Aug. 17, 1991. She died March 16, 2006...
Dorris McAllister (11/18/08)
Dorris Jeannette Rauth McAllister, 86, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, in her home at Saxony Village. She was born March 9, 1922, in Carthage, Mo., daughter of Loraine Edward and Mary Austin Shanks Rauth. She and William C. McAllister Jr. were married Jan. 20, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away Jan. 26, 1983, in Richardson, Texas...
Divola Walberg (11/18/08)
SIKESTON, Mo.— Divola Walberg, 98, of Sikeston died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born June 15, 1910, in Matthews, Mo., daughter of William Lottie and Ida M. Black Phillips. She and Ernest Cox were married Dec. 16, 1924. She and Arthur O. Walberg were married June 21, 1969. He died in 1981...
Clarence Lasley Jr. (11/18/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. — Clarence Lasley Jr., 77, of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at his daughter's home in Dongola. He was born March 20, 1931, in Vienna, Ill., son of William C. Lasley Sr. and Ruby Wilson Lasley. He married Sarah Theressa McLean, who preceded him in death...
Norma Chamness (11/18/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Norma J. Chamness, 72, of Davenport, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Auburndale, Fla. She was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Seward, Neb., daughter of Leonard J. and Tempest Dwinell. She married Fred Chamness May 17, 1957, in Anna...
Idell Baert (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Idell Baert, 90, of Chaffee passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2008. She was born Aug. 26, 1918, at Scopus, Mo., to the late John and Frances Welker Hanners. Idell and Robert A. Baert were married July 11, 1942. He preceded her in death May 10, 1991...
Tommy Wright (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Tommy Lee Wright, 50, of Chaffee died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 17, 1958, in Glendale, Calif., son of John Thomas and Marjorie Bernice Berry Wright. He and Karen Elaine Engelhardt were married March 29, 1980...
Bertha Garrett (11/18/08)
Bertha Mae Garrett, 82, of the Lutheran Home died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was formerly of Benton, Mo. She was born July 4, 1926, in Boonville, Miss., daughter of Will and Bertha Mae Garrett Yarber. She and Thomas Garrett were married July 5, 1956, in Corinth, Miss. He died June 1, 2001...
Leland Lewis (11/18/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Leland James Lewis, 88, of Advance died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born March 31, 1920, at Leora, Mo., son of William "Bug" and Mary Della Deck Lewis. Lewis had worked at Goodyear Tire in Memphis, Tenn., Alton Steele in Alton, Ill., and Mount Vernon Sanatorium Hospital in Mount Vernon, Mo...
Mike Roach (11/18/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Mike Roach, 60, of Anna died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008. He was born Oct. 19, 1948, in Anna, son of Roy and Mary Coats Roach. He and Patricia Timms were married June 19, 1970, in Jonesboro, Ill. Roach served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War...
Stephen Pleasant (11/18/08)
Stephen Pleasant Stephen Pleasant, 52, of Southaven, Miss., died Nov. 15, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Southaven. Survivors include his wife, Paula Pleasant, two sons, Jason Pleasant and Will Pleasant; a daughter, Stephany Pleasant; two brothers, David Pleasant and Rusty Pleasant of Texas; a sister, Lisa Anderson of Memphis, Tenn.; and a grandson...
Anna Mae Whitledge (11/17/08)
Anna Mae Whitledge Anna Mae Whitledge, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 26, 1917, in Gallatin, Tenn., daughter of Jacob and Effie (Bailey) Vance. She and James L. Whitledge were married Aug. 8, 1944, in Gallatin. He died April 14, 1998...
Dorris McAlister (11/17/08)
Dorris R. McAlister, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Mildred Little (11/17/08)
FENTON, Mo. — Mildred L. Little, 99, of Fenton died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Homes in Fenton. She was born June 14, 1909, in Buchanan, Mo., daughter of Will and Delia Scott Choate. She and Brown Little were married Aug. 18, 1926...
Frances Scharenborg (11/17/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Frances Elizabeth Scharenborg, 103, of Perryville died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born July 4, 1905, in Leopold, Mo., daughter of George and Gesina Wubker Scharenborg. She worked as a private maid and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church,...
Franklin Neihart (11/17/08)
Franklin Charles Neihart, 58, of Fenton, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was born Dec. 8, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Franklin Charles and Ruby Lemonds Neihart. He and Cheryl Reinhardt were married Oct. 19, 1985, in St. Louis. She survives...
Ruby Ditterline (11/17/08)
PERKS, Ill. — Ruby M. Ditterline, 94, of Perks died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at Southgate Health Care Center in Metropolis, Ill. Ditterline was born Feb. 4, 1914, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Will and Mary Davis Eddleman. She was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church...
Delthia Crader (11/16/08)
Delthia Crader Delthia V. Crader, 85, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born July 19, 1923, in Burfordville to Sylvanus and Hester Proffer Eakins. She and Russell Crader were married Sept. 5, 1942. He passed away May 1, 2006...
Mary Clingingsmith (11/16/08)
Mary Dell Clingingsmith Mary Dell Clingingsmith, 90, of Oak Ridge passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Independence Care Center in Perryville, Mo. She was born Dec. 11, 1917, near Old Appleton, daughter of Oscar and Roxie Kurre Lang. She and Adrian Miller Clingingsmith were married Aug. 8, 1951, in Old Appleton. He passed away Oct. 16, 1997...
Roy Brown (11/16/08)
Roy Brown Roy D. Brown, 79, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at Cahokia Nursing and Rehab Center in Cahokia, Ill. He was born Feb. 21, 1929, in Jackson to the late George Ray and Emma Rosebud Shaner Brown. Roy was a 1947 graduate of Jackson High School and received a bachelor of arts degree in English from Southeast Missouri State University...
Charles Ross (11/16/08)
Charles Ross Charles W. Ross, 80, of Jackson passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Cape Girardeau to Charles H. and Lora May Greer Ross. He and Nina Tripp were married Oct. 3, 1946, in Marble Hill, Mo...
Norma Reese (11/15/08)
Norma Reese Norma Bass Reese, 88, of Biloxi, Miss., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, in Biloxi. She was born Jan. 22, 1920, in Oran, Mo., daughter of August and Jannie Penatta Miller Lovellette. She and Samuel Everett Bass were married in 1935 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1974. She married Harry A. Reese in April 1980 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1999...
Mary Clingingsmith (11/15/08)
Mary Clingingsmith Mary Dell Clingingsmith, 90, of Oak Ridge died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Independence Care Center in Perryville, Mo. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be Tuesday at the funeral home...
Virgil Robinson (11/15/08)
Virgil Robinson Virgil "Bo" Robinson, 76, of Jackson passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 27, 1932, in Scott City, Kan., son of the late Claude and Eva Wickland Robinson. Virgil married Evelina Gross on Oct. 9, 1955, in Yankton, S.D...
Sherrell Foshee (11/15/08)
Sherrell Foshee ANNA, Ill. -- Sherrell Edward Foshee, 78, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Choate Center Cemetery, with the Rev. Randy Wheaton officiating...
Willard Klaus (11/14/08)
Willard Leon Klaus, 83, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1925, in Friedheim, son of Alvin F. and Lydia Dickman Klaus. He and Jane Slinkard were married Aug. 27, 1948, in Piggott, Ark...
Rev. Roosevelt Johnson (11/14/08)
HAYWOOD CITY, Mo. -- The Rev. Roosevelt Johnson, 81, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1927, in Helena, Ark., to the late Willie and Sally Benford Johnson. Johnson had lived in Missouri since the early 1950s. He was a farmer and served as pastor of several churches within the Mississippi County area. He served more than 30 years as pastor of Ollie Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wyatt, Mo., before retiring...
Lois Coffelt (11/14/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lois J. Coffelt, 51, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 3, 1957, in Perryville, daughter of Eugene C. and Ruth Ann Hudson Coffelt. Coffelt was an administration assistant at Perry County Memorial Hospital...
Joseph Kulenguski (11/14/08)
Joseph A. Kulenguski, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born June 23, 1921, in St. Louis, son of Joseph and Frances Gibson Kulenguski. He first married Janet Ruth Korslund in 1945 in Hastings, Neb. She died in 1988. He then married Wanda Payne in July 1991...
Randy Cain (11/14/08)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Randy E. Cain, 40, of Tamms died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at his home. He was born March 27, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, to Herman Eugene and Mary Kay Pasdertz Cain. He and Susan Kirby were married Oct. 24, 1987. Cain was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Tamms. He was a manager at Havco Wood Products. He loved animals and the outdoors, enjoyed woodworking and cooking...
John Glenn (11/14/08)
PUXICO, Mo. -- John Wiley Glenn, 80, of Pebble Beach, Calif., passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula, Calif., due to complications of cancer. He suffered a major stroke Oct. 30, 2008, during a surgical procedure and lapsed into a coma. His family was at his bedside when he passed away...
Norma Reese (11/13/08)
ORAN, Mo. — Norma L. Reese, 88, of Biloxi, Miss., formerly of Oran, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, in Biloxi. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kelley Nelson (11/13/08)
BENTON, Mo. — Kelley Melvin Nelson, 73, of Benton, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 10, 1935, in Sikeston, son of George Marvin and Hope Kelley Nelson. Nelson lived in Sikeston most of his life, where he was employed a number of years with Wholesale Food Distributing and had been assistant manager at Ramada Inn. He had attended Morehouse Church of Christ...
Renee Brown (11/13/08)
Renee Elizabeth Brown, 40, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 30, 1968, in Corbin, Ky., daughter of Joe and Betty McDade Belote. She and Jim Brown were married Nov. 5, 1990, in Jackson...
Evelyn Smith (11/13/08)
Evelyn Louise Smith, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Fountain-bleau Lodge. She was born March 5, 1916, at Ancell, daughter of William and Amelia Sander Walter. She and Claude Lee Smith were married June 15, 1935. He died Jan. 2, 1987...
Willard Klaus (11/13/08)
Willard Klaus, 83, of Jackson died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Wagner (11/12/08)
Kenneth Wagner, 93, of Jackson passed away Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 12, 1915, in Jackson, son of Harry and Florentine Wolgast Wagner. He and Theresa Meinz were married April 19, 1941. She passed away May 23, 1989. He then married Dorothy Pohlmann Meyer...
Virginia Harris (11/12/08)
Virginia B. Harris, 84, of Fairfield, Ohio, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield. She was born July 4, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, to William and Olive Opal Jones Kimbel. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, Cecil C. Turner Sr...
Rose Ransburgh (11/12/08)
Rose Anna Ransburgh, 90, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 11, 1918, at Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Lillie Ida Nelson and Samuel George Camp Sr. Ransburgh was a member of the New Madrid Methodist Church and a member of the Bridge Club...
Shirley Ainsworth (11/12/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Shirley Ann Ainsworth, 77, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, following complications from emergency surgery. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family. She was born June 30, 1931, at Paragould, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Lee Garland and Mona Irene Ainsworth...
Lillie Bridges (11/12/08)
Lillie L. Bridges, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Neelyville, Mo., daughter of George and Marie Walker Turner. She and Doyle Bridges were married in Blytheville, Ark. He preceded her in death...
Winnie Blevins (11/11/08)
PATTON, Mo. — Winnie Pearl Blevins, 85, of Lady Lake, Fla., formerly of Patton and Morehouse, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at the home of a daughter in Lady Lake. She was born May 28, 1923, in Nashville, Tenn., daughter of Sandy Jackson and Jane Jacques Brown. She and James S. Blevins were married Sept. 17, 1938. He died March 2, 1999...
Brenda Stroder (11/11/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Brenda Louise Stroder, 65, of Chaffee died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1942, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Elmo "Bill" and Mary Orzella Lindsey Gunter. Brenda retired as postmaster at the Whitewater post office. ...
Evert Jaco (11/11/08)
Evert J. "Bud" Jaco, 65, of Nevada, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 9, 1943, in El Paso, Texas, to Elmer E. and Mary J. Lashley Jaco. He and Jane Lanzrath were married April 10, 2008, in Nevada, Mo...
Kenneth Wagner (11/11/08)
Kenneth Wagner. 93, of Jackson died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Dorothy Wiedlocher (11/11/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Dorothy A. Wiedlocher, 86, of Marble Hill, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at the home of a daughter in Marble Hill. She was born March 28, 1922, in Washington Park, Ill., daughter of Marion and Nellie Mathias DeMond. She and Carl Wiedlocher Jr. were married Sept. 4, 1940. He died July 9, 1999...
Bill Hunt (11/11/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Bill J. Hunt, 62, of Perryville died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1946, in New Hall, Calif., son of Walter and Juanita Gragg Hunt. He and Lydia Kay Michaud were married March 29, 1969. She died Nov. 1, 1994...
Ralph Thompson (11/11/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Ralph Melvin Thompson, 83, of Perryville died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at his home. He was born March 8, 1925, in Perry County, son of Leo and Ruth Harris Thompson. He and Alma Johnson were married Jan. 1, 1943. She died Aug. 3, 2006...
Margaret Lumsden (11/11/08)
ESSEX, Mo. — Margaret Overbey Lumsden, 90, formerly of Essex, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1918, in Murray, Ky., daughter of Buron and Virginia Luder Overbey. She and Harold Lumsden were married Nov. 25, 1937, in Murray. He died Oct. 30, 1998...
Flaura Nash (11/11/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Flaura Nash, 102, of Route 1 in Advance died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at her home. She was born July 4, 1906, at Swinton, Mo., daughter of Charlie and Ada Mae Hawk Bradshaw. She and George Nash were married June 29, 1927, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died March 24, 1984...
Bob Blades (11/11/08)
James Robert "Bob" Blades, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Landmark Hospital. He was born April 16, 1930, in Flint, Mich., son of Ruben Markus and Emma Elvira Eaker Blades. He and Juanita Smith were married Oct. 31, 1952. She died Dec. 29, 1986. He and Patricia Ann Werner were married April 16, 1994, in Memphis, Tenn...
Betty Witzman Baugher (11/10/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. — Betty Witzman Baugher, 73, of Olive Branch died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 4, 1935, in Alexander County, Ill., to Clettes Earl and Julia Kelley Walden. She and Harold W. Witzman were married March 20, 1954. He died Feb. 15, 1991. She and Richard Baugher were married July 27, 2002...
Carl Long (11/10/08)
Carl William Long, 76, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at home. He was born Jan. 15, 1932, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of Pinkney Albert and Esther Mae (Limbaugh) Long. He and Joanna Lou Drum of Advance were married in 1954. She preceded him in death in 1968. He then married Helen Louise Heumann of Columbia, Ill., in 1977, who survives him...
Jerry Hahn (11/09/08)
Jerry Hahn CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jerry L. Hahn, 73, of Chaffee died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 10, 1935, at Whitewater, son of Leroy "Jack" and Mary M. Kinder Hahn. He and Madolyn Roberts were married Feb. 3, 2006...
Evert Jaco (11/09/08)
Evert Jaco Evert J. "Bud" Jaco, 65, of Nevada, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 9, 1943, in El Paso, Texas, to Elmer E. and Mary J. Lashley Jaco. He and Jane Lanzrath were married April 10, 2008, in Nevada, Mo...
Danny Clubb Sr. (11/09/08)
Danny Clubb Sr. Danny Eugene Clubb Sr., 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at his home. He was born July 17, 1937, in Thebes, Ill., son of Daniel Eugene and Ruby Marie Dunn Clubb. He and Mary L. Holloway Clubb were married Nov. 8, 1958, in Cape Girardeau...
Carl Long (11/09/08)
Carl Long Carl William Long, 76, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at home. He was born Jan. 15, 1932, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of Pinkney Albert and Esther Mae (Limbaugh) Long. He and Joanna Lou Drum of Advance were married in 1954. She preceded him in death in 1968. He then married Helen Louise Heumann of Columbia, Ill., in 1977, who survives him...
Robert Blades (11/09/08)
Robert Blades Robert "Bob" Blades, 78, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Malden, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden is in charge of arrangements.
Zelma Proffer (11/09/08)
Zelma Proffer Zelma Clodean Proffer, 92, of Oak Ridge passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 22, 1916, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Fredrick Carl "Fritz" and Josephine Wilke Suhr. She and Luther Marvin Proffer were married March 31, 1950. He passed away Oct. 25, 1991...
I.B. McNew Sr. (11/08/08)
Ivan Benton "I.B." McNew Sr., 92, formerly of Morehouse, Mo., and a resident of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 7, 1916, at Naylor, Mo., son of William Benton and Rohena Bass McNew. He and Lydia Merriman were married May 6, 1935, at Neelyville, Mo., and she died Dec. 17, 1975. He and Doris Pemberton were married July 1, 1990, at Charleston, Mo., and she died Aug. 27, 1998...
Danny Clubb Sr. (11/08/08)
Danny E. Clubb Sr., 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes, Ill...
Gene Benthal Sr. (11/08/08)
Gene R. Benthal Sr., 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 23, 1941, in Bragg City, Mo., son of L.K. and Edith Elizabeth Benthal. He and Cheral Weldon were married June 22, 1965, in Caruthersville, Mo...
Carl Long (11/08/08)
Carl W. Long, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Lucille Young (11/08/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lucille M. Young, 92, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Dec. 30, 1915, in Perry County, daughter of August P. and Anna Gotto Versheldon. She and Wallace Willard Young were married Oct. 9, 1937. He died Aug. 15, 1994...
Jerry Hahn (11/08/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jerry L. Hahn, 73, of Chaffee died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 10, 1935, at Whitewater, son of Leroy "Jack" and Mary M. Kinder Hahn. He and Madolyn Roberts were married Feb. 3, 2006. Hahn was a retired truck driver and worked for Koss Construction Co. in Kansas City, Mo. He was a member of the Church of God in Delta...
Dr. Charles DeFelice (11/08/08)
Dr. Charles E. DeFelice, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau of chronic lymphocytic leukemia complicated with hemalytic anemia. He was born June 7, 1940, in Hagerstown, Md., the son of Phillip and Frances (Bonebrake) DeFelice. ...
Mary Reid (11/07/08)
Mary Lou Reid, 71, of St. Charles, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Fairwinds River Edge in St. Charles. She was born Jan. 24, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Donald and Deana Thompson Caldwell. She and William Robert Reid were married Dec. 27, 1969, in St. Louis...
Walter Jackson (11/07/08)
Walter "Jack" Jackson, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge. He was born July 20, 1932, in St. Louis, son of James Wilford and Nellie Sprous Jackson. He and Mary McFall were married March 6, 1959, in St. Louis. Jackson served in the U.S. Army...
Judith Staires (11/07/08)
Judith Ann Staires, 66, of Scott City died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 4, 1941, in Bonne Terre, Mo., daughter of Arvil D. and Ada Dunwoody Link. She married Bill Staires. Staires had been an assembly line worker at LeeRowan...
Edward Schwent Jr. (11/07/08)
Edward A. Schwent Jr., 75, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born Feb. 15, 1933, in St. Francois County, son of Edward A. and Bertha Link Schwent. He and Rosemarie Schwab were married Dec. 17, 1955, in Flat River, Mo...
David Barks (11/07/08)
David Wayne Barks, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 26, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Raymond and Wilma Heider Barks. He and Shirley Jean Moore were married April 6, 1968. She died Oct. 9, 2006...
Patricia Simpson (11/07/08)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Patricia Kay Simpson, 57, of Carbondale died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 9, 1951, daughter of Eugene and Edith Spiceland Simpson. Simpson was a 1970 graduate of Cairo High School in Cairo, Ill. She was a member of University Baptist Church and vacation Bible school volunteer...
Ann Evans (11/07/08)
ORAN, Mo. -- Ethel Lee "Ann" Evans, 67, of Oran died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1941, in Fayette County, Ala., daughter of Bersie Lee and Clara May Tucker Tidwell. She and Larry Evans were married Aug. 31, 1974, at Matthews, Mo...
Basil Crites (11/07/08)
Willard Basil Crites, 86, of Scott City died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 7, 1922, at Dutchtown, son of Elmer Dale and Dorothy Katherine "Mom" Grojean Crites. He first married Sarah Jane Dickerson May 1, 1947. She died July 25, 1968. He then married Mildred Pinkston Wolfe April 29, 1972. She died Jan. 9, 1997...
Candy Ashline (11/07/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Candy Michelle Ashline, 34, of Anna died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at the Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born March 8, 1974, in Carbondale, Ill., daughter of Michael K. and Mary Bracken Batson. She and Glenn Ashline were married March 13, 1992...
Gene Benthal Sr. (11/07/08)
Gene Benthal Sr., 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Herbert Kramer (11/07/08)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Herbert A. Kramer, 86, of Uniontown died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 4, 1922, at Frohna, Mo., son of Ernst and Martha Vogel Kramer. He and Wilma A. Reisenbichler were married Aug. 17, 1947. She died June 28, 2002...
Alma Dombrowski (11/06/08)
Alma E. "Nonna" Petrucci Dombrowski of Wilmington, Del., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis. Nonna was beloved wife of Stanley A. Dombrowski, with whom she shared 59 years of total happiness; loving mother to S. Cordell Dombrowski and wife Ann of Cape Girardeau; Cindi Dombrowski of Wilmington; Alan F. Dombrowski and wife Donna of St. Louis; sister to Mae Messina, Eva Saienni and Josephine Mace, all of Wilmington...
Robert Scherer (11/06/08)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Robert L. Scherer, 75, of Dexter died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1933, in Heagy, Mo., son of Fred Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Sanders Scherer. He and Mona Jones were married Feb. 5, 1953, at Dexter. Scherer was a retired farmer. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, Knights of Columbus and Bell City, Mo., Rotary Club. He was a 1951 graduate of Bell City High School...
David Barks (11/06/08)
David Wayne Barks, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Willie Harris (11/06/08)
Willie Lee Harris, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at his home. He was born July 14, 1948, in Marion, Ark., son of Sylvester and Mozella Bass Harris. Harris was a self-employed mechanic and lawn-care provider. Survivors include his ex-wife, Esther Harris of Marietta, Ga.; six sons, Willie Harris Jr. ...
Mabel Buchheit (11/06/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mabel E. Buchheit, 84, of Perryville died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Independence Court. She was born May 5, 1924, in Kingston, N.Y., daughter of Willis and Anna Clapper Warren. She and August H. Buchheit were married Nov. 6, 1944, at Camp Upton Long Island, N.Y. He died Dec. 21, 2007...
Norman Cook (11/06/08)
Norman Cook, 72, of Jackson died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at the family home in Jackson. He was born Jan. 5, 1936, in Bessville, Mo., son of Henry Lee and Luddie Iona Garland Cook. He and Doris Jean Leadbetter were married Sept. 1, 1956. Cook was a maintenance worker at Deal Nursing Home in Jackson. He was formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., and a member of Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church...
Willard Myers (11/06/08)
Willard D. "Bill" Myers, 93, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 9, 1915, son of Marion and Addie Dickman Myers, at Old Appleton. He and Wilma Biri were married Sep. 25, 1940, in Benton, Mo...
Johnny Lishman (11/05/08)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Johnny Ray "Cotton Chopper" Lishman, 65, of Charleston died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 9, 1943, in Carroll County, Miss., son of Wheeler and Minnie Lou Blakely Lishman...
Margaret Bachmann (11/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Margaret E. Bachmann, 103, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born May 14, 1905, at Sereno, Mo., daughter of Ed and Louise Villhard Valleroy. She and Theodor M. Bachmann were married May 6, 1928. He died July 3, 1973...
Lois Hughes (11/05/08)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Lois Hughes, 78, of Morehouse died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at her home. She was born Nov. 6, 1929, in Marked Tree, Ark., daughter of Edgar and Lydia Sorters Powell. She and Thomas Hughes were married in 1952 in Piggott, Ark. He died June 1, 1989...
Roy Skaggs (11/05/08)
Roy R. Skaggs, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. He was born July 5, 1913, in Perry County, Mo., son of Raymond and Elizabeth McDowell Skaggs. He and Ruby A. Hand were married July 25, 1935. She died Nov. 29, 1986...
Willie Harris (11/05/08)
Willie Lee Harris, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at his home. He was born July 14, 1948, in Marion, Ark., son of Sylvester and Mozella Bass Harris. Harris was a self-employed mechanic and lawn-care provider. Survivors include his ex-wife, Esther Williams of Marietta, Ga.; six sons, Willie Harris Jr. ...
Henry Cruse (11/05/08)
Henry F. Cruse, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 8, 1918, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Henry Frank and Lula C. Gilliam Crusel. He and Mary Ann Bohl were married 44 years. Cruse was a civil engineer. He had worked at the U.S. Air Force Base in Vandenburg, Calif. He was a member of American Legion Post 63 and VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau, Retired Officers Association and Disabled American Veterans in Santa Maria...
Ronnie Preyer (11/05/08)
Ronnie W. Preyer, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 4, 1961, in Millington, Tenn., son of Wallace and Hattie Jefferson Preyer. He and Kirsten Holland were married July 5, 2008, in Cape Girardeau...
Donald Caldwell Jr. (11/04/08)
Donald E. Caldwell Jr., 69, of Dutchtown died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 28, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, son of Donald E. and Deana Thompson Caldwell. He and Elsie Underwood were married June 15, 1974, in Cape Girardeau...
David Pepple (11/04/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — David Pepple, 76, of Chaffee died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 6, 1932, in Bernie, Mo., son of David K. and Dessie M. Holt Pepple. He and Maxine Finch were married Aug. 8, 1954...
Henry Cruse Sr. (11/04/08)
Henry Frank Cruse Sr., 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ivan Parker III (11/04/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Ivan Henry Parker III, 84, of Advance died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 19, 1924, in San Francisco, son of Ivan Henry and Vivienne Sager Parker Jr. He and Doris G. Loida were married Nov. 20, 1953, in Marburg, Germany...
Natalie Wood (11/04/08)
Natalie Ann Wood, 10, of Jackson joined her heavenly father Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born April 2, 1998, in Orlando, Fla., daughter of Eddie and Maggie Whitener Wood. Natalie attended fifth grade at West Lane Elementary School in Jackson. She was on the A Honor Roll and sang in the choir...
Violet Cantrell (11/04/08)
Violet Cantrell ANNA, Ill. -- Violet Cantrell, 96, of Anna died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born April 9, 1912, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Jefferson and Susie Fitzgerald Hankla. She and Charles Newton "Newt" Cantrell were married April 9, 1946. He died Nov. 18, 1980...
Rose Mary Schremp-Johns (11/03/08)
FROHNA, Mo. — Rose Mary Schremp-Johns. 57, of Frohna, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 25, 1951, in St. Charles, Mo., daughter of Alfred and Thelma Luebrecht Sachs. She married Randy J. Schremp on March 11, 1972. He preceded her in death Nov. 6, 1972...
James Thornton (11/03/08)
TAMMS, Ill. — James F. Thornton, 82, of Tamms died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Sept. 24, 1926 in Jackson, Tenn., the son of Huey and Resse Mae Bell Thornton. He married Mary Abernathy on March 27, 1948. She preceded him in death on June 12, 2006...
Gary Lathum (11/03/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Carl Gary Lathum, 66, of Sikeston died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 4, 1942, in Sikeston, son of Ezra and Maxine Daugherty Lathum. He and Sharon Wright of Oran, Mo., were married May 15, 1962...
Wille Lee Harris (11/03/08)
Willie Lee Harris, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at his home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
William F. Miller (11/03/08)
William F. "Bill" Miller, 77, of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 22, 1931, at Makanda, Ill., son of Everett and Eva Smith Miller. He and Joyce Treece were married Jan. 27, 1951, in Cobden, Ill...
Violet Cantrell (11/03/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Violet Cantrell, 96, of Anna died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill. Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Albert Nyland officiating. Interment will be in Anna Cemetery...
David Pepple (11/03/08)
David Pepple, 76, of Chaffee, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Carl Lathum (11/02/08)
Carl "Gary" Lathum, 66, of Scott City died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Chaffee Nursing Center. There will be no public services. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Carl Foster (11/02/08)
BELLEVUE, Neb. -- Carl Foster, 87, of Bellevue died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. He was born May 25, 1921, in Bell City, Mo., the son of Jesse W. and Jesse Mae Wheeler Foster. He served as a navigator in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant colonel and World War II veteran. He was of the Methodist faith. As a young man, he was invited to try out as a pitcher for the St. Louis Browns...
Ayden Thiele (11/02/08)
Ayden Michael Thiele, 8 weeks, has gone to celebrate a heavenly homecoming with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. Ayden was born Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph Thiele and Brittney Thomas, of Jackson. He brought into this world a special gift of love and happiness to his parents; his paternal grandparents Richard "Rick" Thiele, Judith "Judi" Ervin and husband Tim of Jackson; maternal grandparents Joan Thomas and Lamont Herron of Jackson; paternal great-grandparents Evelyn Thiele, Gordon (Martha) Feeney and Jacqueline Seeley, all of Jackson; maternal great-grandparents Wallace and Charmaine Thomas of McClure, Ill.; his aunts and uncles Corey, Jean, Tracy, Mark, Phillip, Jerri, Jeff, Alex, Danielle, Chrystie and husband Jeff Lefave; loving cousins Kiarra, Cole, Candace, Peddie, Austin and Preston, Paige, Mark and Kelli; great cousins, Mason and Aubri; and many other loving family and friends whose lives he touched.. ...
Violet Cantrell (11/02/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Violet Cantrell, 96, of Anna died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
James Thornton (11/02/08)
TAMMS, Ill. -- James Thornton, 82, of Tamms died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Wilson Craft (11/02/08)
Wilson "Woody" Craft, 91, of Leemon, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. He was born July 15, 1917, at Neelys Landing, son of Tom and Collie Phillips Craft. He and Grace Abernathy were married Dec. 9, 1939, in Jackson...
Justin Howell (11/02/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Justin Michael Howell, 21, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 23, 1987, in Tallahassee, Fla., son of Nathan Shawn and Sharon Medley-Davis Howell. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator in Alaska and Southeast Missouri...
Charles Pewitt (11/01/08)
Charles Seaton "Bud" Pewitt, respected community leader and humanitarian, left this earth at age 81 Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008. Bud resided in Cape Girardeau at the Missouri Veterans Home. Bud began his journey in life Sept. 12, 1927, in Belton, Mo. He was the son of Verna and Seaton Pewitt, and baby brother to Bion, Virginia and Lena...
Polly Williams (11/01/08)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Polly M. Williams, 81, of Cobden died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Makanda, Ill., daughter of Joseph Wesley and Dorothy Hogg Hawk. She and Harry E. Williams were married April 9, 1947, at Makanda. He died June 16, 2004...
Stephen Statler (11/01/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stephen G. Statler, 49, of Perryville, formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, in Marble Hill. He was born June 29, 1959, at Lutesville, Mo., son of Claude and Patricia R. Slinkard Statler. He and Debra Workman were married Sept. 8, 2000...
Victor Self Sr. (11/01/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo.-- Victor Joseph Self Sr., 84, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at his home. He was born July 30, 1924, in St. Louis, son of Cleveland and Elizabeth Bittick Self. He and Rita Barylski were married in 1947 in St. Louis. Self had worked at Nabisco Brands in St. Louis. He moved to Bollinger County in 1979. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church...
Raymond Greaser (11/01/08)
Raymond C. Greaser, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008 at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 9, 1924, in Dutchtown, son of Leo and Lillie Thomure Greaser. He and Jean Krebs were married June 9, 1956, in Indiana, Pa. Greaser was a graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Justin M. Howell (11/01/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Justin Michael Howell, 21, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008 at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery...
Regina Anderson (11/01/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Regina Frances Anderson, 88, of Sikeston died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 31, 1919, in Harvel, Ill., daughter of John Theodore and Bertha Frances Hoehn Todt. She and Floyd Anderson were married Jan. 25, 1941, in Oran, Mo. He died June 19, 1981...
Ronnie Preyer (11/01/08)
Ronnie W. Preyer, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.