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Obituaries from December 2008

Evelyn Roth (12/31/08)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Evelyn R. Roth, 87, of Frohna died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehab. She was born June 13, 1921, at Altenburg, Mo., daughter of Carl and Agnes Hellwege Schuessler. She and Edgar W. Roth Sr. were married Jan. 31, 1943. He died July 2, 2003...
Elmer Pohlmann (12/31/08)
FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Elmer E. Pohlmann, 90, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., formerly of Friedheim, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at Our House Senior Living in Wisconsin Rapids. He was born Nov. 17, 1918, in Perryville, Mo., son of Henry and Louise Klaus Pohlmann. He and Erma Erdman were married June 5, 1954...
Bernice Basse (12/31/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bernice Basse, 97, of Anna died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at City Care Center in Anna. She was born Dec. 4, 1911, in Pulaski County, Ill., to Wesley and Ida Hitchcock Mathis. She and Henry Basse were married Aug. 2, 1930. He died Nov. 15, 1983...
Jerry James (12/31/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jerry Lee James, 66, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 31, 1941, at Leachville, Ark., son of Johnny and Isabel Lincoln James. James was a truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include a son, Dennis James of Mount Pleasant, Texas; a daughter, Judy Drury of Leachville; a sister, Joyce Young of Marble Hill; a brother, Larry James of Patton, Mo.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Bonita Raney (12/31/08)
Bonita Joyce Raney, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at her home. She was born March 14, 1934, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of Harmon Vaden and Vera Mae Williamson Hamil. She and Kenneth Alton Raney were married July 8, 1955, in Scott City...
Billy Shelton (12/31/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Billy Gene Shelton, 49, of Anna died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 7, 1959, in Anna, son of Robert Charles and Betty Lou Mixen Shelton. Shelton was a cook at the Depot Restaurant in Anna. Survivors include a sister, Shirley Shelton of Anna; three brothers, Robert Shelton Jr. of Las Vegas, Warren and Eric Shelton of Anna...
Jonathan Morrow (12/31/08)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jonathan Howard Morrow, 30, of Benton died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1978, in Cape Girardeau, son of Richard R. and Connie Sue New Morrow. Morrow lived in Scott County all his life and was a 1997 graduate of Kelly High School. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church and was employed at the Sheltered Workshop in Sikeston, Mo., until 2005...
John Brehmer (12/30/08)
John Brehmer DEXTER, Mo. -- John William Brehmer, 63, of Dexter died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at his home. He was born June 27, 1945, in Alva, Okla., son of Elmer W. and Lillie Looney Brehmer. He and Marilyn Heitfeld were married Sept. 3, 1966, in Fairmont, Okla...
Juanita Keith (12/30/08)
Juanita Keith Juanita Rose Keith, 85, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Leroy Keith; a daughter, Rebekah Lee Keith Hazelwood; parents, Willis and Inez Dorsett; and a brother, Edmond Eugene "Jake" Dorsett...
Robert Rice (12/30/08)
Robert Rice MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Robert L. Rice, 74, of Mound City died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 8, 1934, in Mound City, son of William and Grace Knight Rice. He married Dorothy Rice, who preceded him in death...
Bonnie Raney (12/30/08)
Bonnie Raney Bonnie Raney, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Embrey (12/30/08)
Shirley Embrey GRASSY, Mo. -- Shirley Jean Embrey, 51, of Decatur, Miss., formerly of Grassy, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Jan. 7, 1957, at Grassy, daughter of Luther James and Docia Alice Adams Rea...
Louise Moreton (12/30/08)
Louise Moreton WYATT, Mo. -- Lois Louise Kunz Moreton, 92, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008 at her home in Wyatt. She was born Oct. 9, 1916, in Wyatt, daughter to the late Charles Anthony and Anna Lee Hutcheson Kunz. She lived her entire life in the community of Wyatt, where she was a life member of Wyatt United Methodist Church until its closing, and then moved her membership to Charleston United Methodist Church. ...
Thomas Fowler (12/30/08)
Thomas Fowler Thomas W. Fowler, 76, of Old Appleton passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at his home. He was born June 12, 1932, in Lake City, Ark., son of Thomas Franklin and Lizzie McCallaugh Fowler. He and Rosemary Kittle were married Aug. 23, 1952, in Lake City, Ark. She passed away Sept. 24, 1993...
Jackie Strack (12/30/08)
Jackie Strack Jacqueline S. "Jackie" Strack, 73, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 16, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, the only child to Louis A. and Georgia Burns Kasten. She and Robert "Bob" Strack were married Feb. 14, 1954. They were married 51 years when he passed away May 16, 2005...
Alvin Marberry (12/30/08)
Alvin J. Marberry, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Sept. 8, 1923, in Clarkton, Mo., son of Andrew J. and Effie Belver Marberry. He and Lillian M. Blank were married Oct. 20, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. She died Oct. 2, 1988...
LaVerne Palmer (12/30/08)
LaVerne Palmer MOUNDS, Ill. -- LaVerne Palmer, 93, of East Alton, Ill., formerly of Mounds, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at the home of a daughter with whom she had resided six years. She was born July 22, 1915, in Arlington, Ky., daughter of James "Jim" and Allie West Tucker. She married Clifton Roy Palmer, who died July 15, 1993...
Mary Lee Chorn (12/29/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Mary Lee Chorn, 84, of Marble Hill died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at her home. She was born March 14, 1924, in Dongola, Mo., daughter of Emmett and Lillian A. Worthen Huff. She married Chester Chorn in 1956. She worked as a licensed practical nurse in the home health-care field in St. Louis until retiring in 1982. She was a member of Hahns Chapel Baptist Church...
Jackie Strack (12/29/08)
Jacqueline "Jackie" S. Strack, 73, of Jackson died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Ida Mae Funkhouser (12/29/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Ida Mae Funkhouser, 79, of Chaffee died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at her daughter's home in Charleston, Mo. She was born July 6, 1929, in Delta, daughter of John and Ella Pearl Cole Chapman. She and Emory Dale Wiseman were married March 17, 1954. He died April 18, 1973. She and Harry Fred Funkhouser were married March 3, 1990. He died May 9, 1998...
Carl McHughes (12/29/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Carl G. McHughes, 81, of Anna died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Thebes, Ill., son of Willard C. and Mary Edith Brewer McHughes. He and Mary E. Smith were married Jan. 18, 1945, in Cairo, Ill. She preceded him in death on April 7, 2008...
Jesse Porch (12/29/08)
BALLWIN, Mo. — Jesse V. Porch, 71, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born March 10, 1937, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Jesse Andrew and Katherine M. Hodge Porch. He was a project manager and close friend to Charles Drury of Drury Inns for 43 years...
Edna Burford (12/29/08)
BENTON, Mo. — Edna A. Burford, 91, of Benton died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, in Benton. She was born May 2, 1917, in Randles, daughter of Joseph and Willemina Werth Kirn. She and Dallas Ben Frank Burford were married July 31, 1937, in Illmo, Mo...
Dorothy Kurre (12/29/08)
Dorothy Kurre Dorothy Lee Haman Kurre, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 31, 1923, in McBaine, Mo., daughter of John M. and Adella Koehrer Haman. She and Clarence A. Kurre were married March 31, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Kathleen Mason (12/29/08)
Kathleen Jeanette Branham Mason, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 27, 1925, in Chattanooga, Tenn., daughter of Earl and Jeannie Bell Branham. She and Clyde Mason were married Jan. 1, 1948, in Arkansas...
Frances Roberts (12/28/08)
Frances Wood Roberts, beloved mother and grandmother, 82, of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 4, 1926, in Wilson, Ark., daughter of John King and Edith Lillian Rapp Wood II. She and Richard Wesley Neal were married July 20, 1946, in Hernando, Miss. He died Feb. 24, 1967. She later married Jon E. Roberts on Jan. 8, 1968, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 1, 2005...
Wilma Skelton (12/28/08)
Wilma Rea Penny Skelton, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born September 5, 1936, in Spring Brook, Wis., daughter of John Carl and Edna Obenchine Riege. She and William "Bill" Skelton were married June 28, 1986, in Pocahontas, Mo...
Norman Oehlert (12/28/08)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Norman G. Oehlert, 74, of Altenburg died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at Hunter Acres in Sikeston, Mo. He was born May 20, 1934, at Altenburg, son of George C. and Lena Hemmann Oehlert. He was retired from Timber Export Lumber Co. and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg...
Harold Luehrs (12/28/08)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Harold E. Luehrs, 73, of Frohna died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1935, at Farrar, Mo., son of Theodore and Ella Roth Luehrs. He was a farmer and owner/operator of Harold's TV Repair. He served in the U.S. Army from October 1958 to October 1960...
Curtis Palmer (12/28/08)
Curtis Lorain Palmer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, at his home. He was born March 22, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Burt Charles and Christine Cook Palmer. Palmer served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad more than 20 years...
Norma Robinson (12/28/08)
Norma F. Robinson, 84, of Jackson died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 5, 1924, at Fruitland, daughter of Charles C. and Mary M. Gross Leimer. She and Leslie "Les" Robinson were married Feb. 2, 1962. He died Dec. 19, 1995...
David Phelps (12/28/08)
John David Phelps, 60, of Huntersville, N.C., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at his residence. He was born Jan. 22, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry and Gerda Phelps. In 1970 he married LaDonna Meinz of Scott City. His second marriage was to Sue Eckler of Huntersville in 2005...
Mary Hoehn (12/28/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary E. Hoehn, 85, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at her home. She was born June 11, 1923, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Martin and Nellie Pratte Williams. She and Oliver E. Hoehn were married June 11, 1968. He died Oct. 11, 2006. She was a bookkeeper at Ollie's Sales & Service and was a member of Eastern Star in Perryville...
Virginia Brown (12/27/08)
Virginia Marie Brown, 61, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Lakewood Senior Living in Wichita. She was born July 18, 1947, in Springfield, Ill., daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy Fuller Brown. Brown worked as a caregiver and was a member of the House of Prayer...
Marie Zahner (12/27/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie Zahner, 92, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, at Independence Care Nursing Center in Perryville. She was born Oct. 19, 1916, in Perry County, daughter of Ruben and Effie Kennon Edmond. She and Leroy Zahner were married May 7, 1938, in Perryville...
Norman Oehlert (12/27/08)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Norman G. Oehlert, 74, of Altenburg died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at Hunter Acres in Sikeston, Mo. He was born May 20, 1934, in Altenburg, son of George C. and Lena Hemmann Oehlert. Oehlert retired from East Perry Lumber Co. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg...
Elman Gibbs (12/27/08)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Elman William Gibbs of Morley died Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 87. Elman was born July 6, 1921, in Zalma, Mo., son of John William "Bill" and Lillie Venita Cullins Gibbs...
David Phelps (12/27/08)
John David Phelps, 60, of Huntersville, N.C., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at his residence. He was born Jan. 22, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry and Gerda Phelps. In 1970 he married LaDonna Meinz of Scott City. His second marriage was to Sue Eckler of Huntersville in 2005...
Myrtle Carroll (12/27/08)
Myrtle Virginia Carroll, 84, of Kennett, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, at NHC Healthcare in Kennett. She was born Feb. 4, 1924, in Wichita, Kan., daughter of Claude W. and Ada Brewer Caldwell. She and William F. Carroll were married June 30, 1995, in Clay County, Ark. He died Jan. 31, 2008...
Curtis Palmer (12/27/08)
Curtis Lorain Palmer, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, at his home. He was born March 22, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Burt Charles and Christine Cook Palmer. Palmer served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad more than 20 years...
John Phelps (12/26/08)
John David Phelps, 60, of Huntersville, N.C., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry and Gerda Phelps. He was a naval aviator and enlisted during the Vietnam War. He was a pilot with American Airlines for 29 years...
Daniel Brames Sr. (12/26/08)
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- Daniel Gilbert Brames Sr., 67, of Carterville, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born Sept. 23, 1941. Brames was a graduate of Indiana State University. He was a former captain in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Gene Fee (12/26/08)
C. Gene Fee, 78, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at St. Mary's Health Center. He was born March 28, 1930, in Dexter, Mo., son of Oren and Evelyn Capps Fee. He married Carol Jean Staples, who died in June 2002. Mr. Fee graduated from high school in Cape Girardeau and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He received a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri Law School...
Rosann Kelley (12/26/08)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Rosann Lentz Kelley, 81, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Jan. 4, 1927, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of John and Clara Bracken Baker. She first married Gilbert Lentz. He died Aug. 22, 1971. She later married Elmer Kelley. He died April 11, 2000...
Shirlie Bradshaw (12/26/08)
Shirlie A. Bradshaw, 66, of Perryville, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 13, 1942, at Owensville, Mo., daughter of Hermann and Clara Berkemeyer Enke. She first married Merl Glenn Owens, who died Nov. 13, 1967. She later married Robert Alfred Bradshaw, who died Feb. 19, 1984...
Elman Gibbs (12/26/08)
Elman William Gibbs, 87, of Morley, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, as Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete by Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo.
Curtis Palmer (12/26/08)
Curtis L. Palmer of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday Dec. 24, 2008, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Lt. Col. Jack Grisham (12/26/08)
Retired Lt. Col. Jack Peyton Grisham, 84, of Easley, S.C., died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at his home. He was born in Anna, Ill., son of Milas and Mary Ruth Settlemoir Grisham. He married Frances Hamilton. Grisham retired from the U.S. Army after 28 years of service and served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He later taught high school 15 years in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church...
Marjorie Myers (12/26/08)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Marjorie Ann Myers, 74, of Alto Pass died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born July 7, 1934, at Anna, Ill., daughter of William Walter and Edith Louise Nordmeyer Dillow. She and Donald "Sonny" Myers were married on May 10, 1952, at Piggott, Ark...
Ernestine Wright (12/24/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ernestine Louise Wright, 79, of Anna died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Feb. 10, 1929, in Anna, daughter of Fred Arthur and Gladys Amelia Norris Tompkins. She and Robert M. Wright were married Aug. 6, 1950...
Myra Lalumendier (12/24/08)
Myra J. Lalumendier, 78, of Kankakee, Ill., died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at her home. She was born May 24, 1930, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Edward O. and Jessie E. Myers Killian. She first married Samuel Badders, who preceded her in death. She later married Lawrence Lalumendier, who also preceded her in death...
Virginia Brown (12/24/08)
Virginia Marie Brown, 61, of Wichita, Kan., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Lakewood Senior Living in Wichita. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Doyle (12/24/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth Ann Doyle, 66, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Sept. 21, 1942, in Perry County, daughter of Joseph and Erma McClure Griffard. She and James Doyle were married June 19, 1971, at Farmington, Mo...
Edvira Leible (12/24/08)
Edvira Josephine Leible, of Kelso, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Leible was born Dec. 5, 1915, in Kelso, daughter of Edward Stephen Hahn and Hermina Mary Compas. She and Fred William Leible were married April 22, 1946, in Kelso...
Lowell Dalton (12/24/08)
Lowell O. "Butch" Dalton, 83, of Fruitland died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 19, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gale and Jessie Finley Dalton. He and Rosalie Lehne were married April 25, 1942, in Cape Girardeau...
Cecil Haynes (12/24/08)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Cecil "Eddie" Haynes, 30, of Ullin died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, on Interstate 57 near Effingham, Ill., from injuries sustained in a four-vehicle accident. He was born March 22, 1978, in Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas and Linda Dillie Haynes. He married Sylviea Altenberger...
Gordon Robert Garner (12/24/08)
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. -- Gordon Robert "Bob" Garner, 78, of Scottsboro died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Eileen Garner of Scottsboro; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Linda Garner of Cape Girardeau and Terry and Sherry Garner of Scottsboro; a daughter, Michelle Garner of Scottsboro; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Faye and Clyde Patty of Scottsboro, Dorothy and Lewis Cornelison of Scottsboro, Shirley and Talmadge Swinford of Dutton, Ala., and Betty Moore of Scottsboro; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Tim and Meg Garner of Jackson, Brent and Andrea Garner of Olathe, Kan., Jason and Amy Garner of Chicago, Loreal Garner of St. ...
James Robison (12/24/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- James R. Robison, 69, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 17, 1939, to the late Jack and Sybil Pixley Robison on Goose Pond Hill in Bollinger County, Mo. As a child, his family moved to Advance, Mo., where he attended elementary and high schools. ...
Shirley Sadler (12/23/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Shirley Ann Sadler, 73, of Anna died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, in Jackson. She was born Nov. 10, 1935, daughter of Mike and Edith Hamblin Poole. She and Roy Modglin Jr. were married June 25, 1954, in Union County. He preceded her in death. She then married Ervin Sadler in 1974 in Union County. He also preceded her in death...
John Cosco (12/23/08)
John William Cosco, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born July 24, 1950, in Fairmont, W.Va., son of John and Genevieve Cox Cosco. He and Charlotta "Charlie" Bruns were married June 5, 1971, in Alton, Ill...
Becky Cagle (12/23/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Becky Lynn Cagle, 51, of Centralia, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at City Care Center in Cobden, Ill. She was born Aug. 17, 1957, in Anna, daughter of Carl and Myrtle Imogene Baity Massey. Cagle was a licensed practical nurse and cosmetologist, and was attending Southern Illinois University-Carbondale...
Patricia Garrett (12/23/08)
DEXTER, Mo. — Patricia Garrett, 57, of Dexter died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1951, in Advance, Mo., daughter of James Benjamin and Helen Hubbard Garrett. Garrett was formerly of Bloomfield, Mo. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Bolin of Essex, Mo., Seprena Thompsett of Stevens, Pa.; three brothers, R.C. ...
James Lewis (12/23/08)
FARMINGTON, Mo. — James L. Lewis, 62, of Farmington died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1946, at Bonne Terre, Mo., son of John Frederick and Le Ann R. Chapman Lewis IV. Lewis was a farmer and of the Baptist belief. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War...
Ann Hornback (12/23/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Elizabeth Ann Hornback, 58, of Sikeston died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 24, 1950, in Sikeston, daughter of Marshal and Pauline Willey Hicks. She and Harry Hornback were married April 5, 1971. He died Dec. 20, 2000...
Edvira Leible (12/23/08)
Edvira Leible, 93, of Scott City died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Elmo Underwood (12/23/08)
Elmo Underwood, 89, of South Fulton, Tenn., died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton, Ky. He was born Oct. 17, 1919, in Graves County, Ky., son of George Arthur and Ida May Willie. He married Ruth Babb. Underwood was a retired salesman. He lived in the Cape Girardeau area about 20 years, returning to the South Fulton area in 1973. He was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau 45 years...
Geraldine Thieret (12/22/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Geraldine W. Thieret, 82, of Perryville, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 7, 1926, at Coffeyville, Kan, daughter of Alex and Elta Malcom Van Dyne. She and Lloyd Thieret Sr. were married Feb 12, 1944, in Independence, Kan. He died Feb. 21, 2008...
James Lewis (12/22/08)
FARMINGTON, Mo. — James L. Lewis, 62, of Farmington died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1946, at Bonne Terre, Mo., son of John F. and Le Ann R. Lewis IV. Lewis was a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a Baptist...
William Smith (12/22/08)
ST. MARY, Mo. — William R. "Bill" Smith, 82, of St. Mary died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. He was born Aug. 27, 1926, in Perry County, Mo., son of Edward and Viola Mattingly Smith. He and Virginia Franklin were married Aug. 16, 1947, at Perryville...
E. Allen White (12/22/08)
E. Allen White E. Allen White, 78, of Cape Gir­ardeau died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 26, 1930, in Chicago, son of Edgar Allen and Susie Elizabeth Light White Sr. He and Carolyn Jean Robinson were married July 5, 1972, in Cape Girardeau...
Norma Miller (12/22/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Norma Amanda Miller, 80, of Chaffee died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1928, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Rosalie Scheeter Wiedefeld. She and Joseph M. Steimle were married Oct. 22, 1949. He died Jan. 26, 1977. She and William H. Miller were married Dec. 29, 1984. He died Feb. 13, 1986...
Cheryl Birk (12/22/08)
Cheryl S. Birk, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Delmar Lee and Opal E. Meier Hahn. Birk was employed at Southeast Missouri Hospital and the Lutheran Home. She graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School in 1976 and received CNA/CMT training at the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church...
Cheryl Birk (12/21/08)
Cheryl Hahn Birk, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Phyllis Simmons (12/21/08)
Phyllis Jean Simmons, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 12, 1941, in Rolla, Mo., daughter of Ervin Sylvester and Marjorie (Key) Long. She and Arnold Simmons were married on July 30, 1960, in Paducah, Ky...
Burford Delay (12/21/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Burford Gardner Delay, 86, of Advance died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born March 17, 1922, at Tilman, Mo., son of Charlie and Osa Pender Delay. He and Imogena Rose Umfleet were married Feb. 14, 1946, at Jackson. She also died Dec. 19, 2008...
Grover Hogan (12/21/08)
Grover Lee Hogan Sr., 74, of Jackson died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at the family home. He was born March 2, 1934, at Cherryville, Mo., son of Treffie and Vivian Matthews Hogan. He and Jean Tucker were married March 22, 1953, at Hernando, Miss. Hogan served in the U.S. Army following the Korean War. He was a member of the Jackson Assembly of God Church, the VFW Post in Cuba, Mo., and was retired from Combustion Engineering in St. Louis...
Oscar Mirly (12/21/08)
Oscar "Jack" Mirly, 84, of Katy, Texas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Katy. He was born May 3, 1924, at the family farm near Shawneetown, son of August and Angeline Hopfer Mirly. Jack is survived by a son, David (Brandy) Mirly of Washington; two daughters, Carol Christy of Tulsa, Okla., Pat (Wes) Watkins of Katy; a brother, Herbert (Delores) Mirly of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Laura (Herb) Mueller of Illinois, Mildred Dost of Shawneetown; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Mirly of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.. ...
Imogena Delay (12/21/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Imogena Rose Delay, 79, of Advance died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center of natural causes. She was born Jan. 28, 1929, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Lawrence and Irene Gunner Umfleet. She and Burford Delay were married Feb. 14, 1946, at Jackson. He also died Dec. 19, 2008...
Wilma Jones (12/20/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Wilma Marie Jones, 68, of Cairo died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Freddie Green officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park at Mounds...
Willie B. Love Jr. (12/20/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Willie B. Love Jr., 51, of Cairo died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, in New Madrid County, Mo., of injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born Sept. 14, 1957, in Greenwood, Miss., son of Willie B. Love Sr. and Lubirder Mabry. Love was a member of the Clay Memorial Church of God in Christ in Grand Chain, Ill,, where he served as an usher and worked with the finance department. He was employed as an electrician and handyman; he also remodeled and restored homes...
Olga Vogel (12/20/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Olga N. Vogel, 81, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Jan. 2, 1927, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Paul E. and Clara R. Bingenheimer Richter. She and Milton A. "Spitz" Vogel were married Nov. 24, 1946...
Bettie Allison (12/20/08)
Bettie Jean Rike Allison, 80, of Huntsville, Ala., died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at her home, following a lengthy illness. She was an educator in and around Cape Girardeau more than 30 years. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church and a community volunteer...
Pamela Abelson (12/19/08)
Pamela Sue Abelson, 58, of Tacoma, Wash., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 26, 1950, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of Gail and Gale Allen King. She and Dr. Norman Abelson were married in December 1976. He died in November 2006...
Charles Statler (12/19/08)
Charles W. "Jack" Statler, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 29, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Tivis Edward and Bessie Banks Statler, and was raised in Oran, Mo. He and Vicki Smith were married June 1, 1957, in Jackson...
Carl Barry (12/19/08)
ADVANCE, Mo.-- Carl Royce Barry, 84, of Advance passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 9, 1924, in Taylor, Pa., son of John and Lavin Harris Barry. He and Evelyn Woodard were married May 6, 1950, in Maize, Kan. She died Oct. 13, 1997...
Lillie Davis (12/19/08)
Lillie Loyd Davis, 98, of Nashville, Tenn., died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008. Mrs. Davis lived the majority of her life in Cape Girardeau and was a long-standing member of Red Star Baptist Church before moving to Nashville. Survivors include a son-in-law, LeRoy McClard of Nashville; two granddaughters, Cindy (David) Willard of Dyersburg, Tenn., Julie (Wesley) Miller of Nashville; four great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews...
Emil Wadley (12/19/08)
Emil Steck Wadley, 83, of St. Louis, formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Cardinal Ritter Nursing Home in St. Louis. He was born Feb. 20, 1925, son of Ben Elder and Mary Roark Wadley. He married Marcella Jones. He was a 1942 graduate of Scott City High School. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Ruth Smith (12/19/08)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Ruth Smith, 62, of Miller City died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at her home. She was born April 23, 1946, at Wyatt, Mo., daughter of Teddy and Beatrice Newcomb Gibson. She and Larry E. Smith were married March 30, 1965. Smith was a member of Lake Milligan Baptist Church...
Richard Paul (12/19/08)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Richard Leon Paul, 74, of Malden died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born April 27, 1934, at Malden, son of Vondes Verdell and Opal Elena Thompson Paul. He and Lois Jean Albright were married Dec. 18, 1952, in Piggott, Ark...
Pamela Abelson (12/18/08)
TACOMA, Wash. -- Pamela Sue Abelson, 58, of Tacoma died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at her home. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Kontrell Hale (12/18/08)
BENTON, Mo. -- Kontrell "Konnie" Hale, 42, of Benton died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born July 26, 1966, in St. Louis, son of Morris and Elizabeth Ann Vinson Hale. He and Kathy Joyce Todd were married May 17, 2003, at Benton. Hale was an automobile mechanic at Ron's Foreign Car. He attended Unity Baptist Church...
Lillie Halterman (12/18/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lillie Mae Halterman, 71, of Anna died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at City Care Center in Anna. She was born May 22, 1937, in Union County, Ill., to John W. and Irene Boyer West. She and Dr. Charles Halterman were married April 29, 1962. Halterman was a member of Anna United Methodist Church...
Ruth Smith (12/18/08)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Ruth Smith, 62, of Miller City died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Albert Rolwing (12/18/08)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Albert Edward "Bert" Rolwing, 74, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his home in the Texas Bend community of Mississippi County. He was born Dec. 22, 1933, in the Texas Bend community, to the late Paul Rolwing and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Wessels Rolwing...
Gene Fore (12/18/08)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Gene Fore, 81, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born Sept. 11, 1927, in Kaiser, Ark., to Ernest E. and Mae Lauder Fore. He and Evelyn Volner were married May 11, 1974. Fore was a lifelong farmer in Olive Branch, He was an avid fisherman and hunter but always loved fishing the best...
Mayme Russell (12/18/08)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Mayme Lavenia Russell, 97, of Sedgewickville died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington, Mo. She was born April 24, 1911, at Sullivan, Mo., daughter of Irvin Bertie and Etta Izora Thurmond Anderson. She and Robert Velbert Russell were married May 30, 1930. He died Jan. 17, 1981...
Iona Gerard (12/18/08)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Iona M. Gerard, 87, of McClure died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 25, 1921, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Acheal and Allene Opal Benson. She and Harold Gerard were married in 1939 in Tennessee. He died June 15, 2006...
Richard Paul (12/18/08)
MALDEN, Mo. -- Richard Leon Paul, 74, of Malden died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born April 27, 1934, at Malden, son of Vondes Verell and Opal Elena Thompson Paul. He and Lois Jean Albright were married Dec. 18, 1952, in Piggott, Ark...
Sallie Gentry (12/17/08)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Sallie Elizabeth Gentry, 93, of Bertrand died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Bertrand Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 17, 1915, in the Hough township of New Madrid County, daughter of Mack Willett and Ruby Ann Anderson Peyton. She and Raymond Floyd Gentry were married March 25, 1936. He died Dec. 26, 1986...
Frank Betts (12/17/08)
Frank L. C. Betts, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at his home. He was born June 15, 1943, at Charleston, Mo., son of Jim and Mattie Johnson Betts. He and Betty Haynes were married Sept. 15, 1987. He retired from ABF Freight in July 2005 and was a member of the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1966, receiving an honorable discharge...
Charles Herbst (12/17/08)
Charles J. Herbst, 69, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at home following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 18, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles J. and Dorothy M. Schwab Herbst Sr. He and Judie Dannenmueller were married July 8, 1961, at Benton, Mo...
Alma Abernathy (12/17/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma B. Abernathy, 79, of Sullivan, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Life Care Center in Sullivan. She was born July 24, 1929, in Menfro, Mo., daughter of Thomas and Martha Bass Clifton. She and Paul E. Abernathy were married Nov. 21, 1948...
Bertie Lou Johnson (12/17/08)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Bertie Lou Johnson, 77, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1931, in Patterson, Ark., daughter of the late Albert Nathaniel and Cora Elizabeth Tippy Owens. She and J.W. Johnson were married Oct. 4, 1947, in Piggott, Ark...
Lillie Halterman (12/17/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lillie Halterman, 71, of Anna died at Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at City Care Center in Anna. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
Barbara Chilcutt (12/17/08)
Barbara Ann Skinner Chilcutt, 66, of Ellsinore, Mo., and formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 30, 1942, in Charleston, daughter of the late James Doris and Ella Gertrude Terrell Skinner. She and Edgar Dewayne Chilcutt were married June 18, 1994...
Louise Cates (12/16/08)
Louise Cates SIKESTON, Mo. -- Louise L. Cates, 83, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born April 11, 1925, in Savannah, Tenn., daughter of Marvin and Ethel Ables Baugus. She was a charter member of Fellowship Baptist Church...
Frieda Meyer (12/16/08)
Frieda Meyer Frieda C. Meyer, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 7, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George H. and Bertha Blumenberg Meyer. Frieda was a graduate of Central High School, class of 1936. ...
Charles Herbst (12/16/08)
Charles J. Herbst, 69, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at home following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 18, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles J. and Dorothy M. Schwab Herbst Sr. He and Judie Dannenmueller were married July 8, 1961, at Benton, Mo...
William Holt Sr. (12/16/08)
William Holt Sr. PATTON, Mo. -- William Elmer Holt Sr., 64, of Patton, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 16, 1944, in St. Louis, son of Elmer Whittenburg and Juanita Holt. He and Joan Stinson were married June 10, 1989...
James Patmore (12/16/08)
James Patmore FESTUS, Mo. -- James H. Patmore, 71, of Festus died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, entering the Kingdom of Heaven where he knew his faith would eventually take him. He was born April 24, 1937, at Dexter, Mo., son of the late Robert H. and Elselene McCracken Patmore. He and Rosemary Harville Patmore of Festus were married...
Pearl Cavaness (12/16/08)
Pearl Cavaness ANNA, Ill. -- Pearl O. Cavaness, 95, of Anna died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Union County Nursing Home. She was born March 2, 1913, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Oliver and Dovie Miller Cruse. She and Frank Cavaness were married March 21, 1936. He died March 31, 2004...
Wilma Stallings (12/16/08)
Wilma Stallings CHARLESTON, Mo. ­-- Wilma M. Stallings, 89, of Charleston, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Charleston Manor Nursing Home in Charleston. She was born Oct. 3, 1919, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of William Paul and Mona Coleman Kekow...
Lloyd Ramsey (12/16/08)
Lloyd Ramsey Lloyd Wesley Ramsey, 65, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Oct. 13, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lloyd and Alveda Baker Ramsey. He attended the Community Church near Marble Hill...
Ursula Murray (12/16/08)
Ursula Murray HANOVER, Ind. -- Ursula E. Murray, 59, of Hanover, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Ind. She was born July 16, 1949, in Germany, daughter of Walter and Ruth (Nitsche) Adolf. In 1969, she married Thomas Linley Murray. He died in 1971...
Paul Nussbaum (12/16/08)
Paul Nussbaum MEADOWLAKES, Texas -- Paul S. Nussbaum, M.D., 78, passed away at his home in Meadowlakes on Dec. 13, 2008. Paul was born Sept. 25, 1930, in St. Louis, to Dr. Paul Beckman and Claire Delphine (Stevenson) Nussbaum. He and Joyce Lee Linebarger were married May 27, 1955, in Cape Girardeau...
John Doerschlen (12/16/08)
John Doerschlen PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John Frederic Doerschlen, 42, of Perryville died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. He was born Sept. 24, 1966, in Ruislip, England, son of Ray and Jacqueline Holden Doerschlen. He worked as a machinist at T.G. America in Perryville...
Velma Parnassos (12/16/08)
Velma Parnassos Velma Marie Parnassos, 78, of St. Louis died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 11, 1930, in Leachville, Ark. A wonderful wife of 58 years, and a loving mother who taught by example the values of truth, love and the importance of family. Spoiling her only granddaughter gave her great delight. She loved the Lord and cared deeply for all those around her...
Tyler Figliolo (12/15/08)
Tyler Figliolo Tyler Anthony Figliolo, 19, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 15, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, son of Brad Figliolo and Connie Young. He was of the Catholic faith and had attended Cape Girardeau Central High School...
Geneva Beahringer (12/15/08)
Geneva Beahringer Geneva L. Beahringer, 87, of Allenville, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 11, 1921, in St. Louis, daughter of Frank and Osa Cook Bush. She and Clarence Beahringer were married Dec. 17, 1936...
LeRoy Tatum (12/15/08)
LeRoy Tatum McCLURE, Ill. -- LeRoy "Ro-Ho" Tatum, age 56, of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., died at 10:52 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 6, 1952, in Tamms, Ill., to Clyde and Anna May (Dillman) Tatum. He married Karen McKee on June 22, 1976. She survives him...
LeRoy Tatum (12/14/08)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- LeRoy "Ro-Ho" Tatum, 56, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home...
Maxine Etherton (12/14/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Maxine "Mickey" Etherton, 86, of Dongola died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 2, 1922, to Robert and Lillie Maloney Givens. She and Earl Etherton were married Sept. 6, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. Etherton assisted her husband in the operation of their business, Etherton Trucking, for many years. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Dongola...
Helen Martin (12/14/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Helen V. Martin, 86, of Miner Nursing Center and formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Feb. 22, 1922, in the Bement community of Mississippi County, daughter of Clarence William and Flora Irene Smith Presson. She and Alfred Herbert Martin were married May 18, 1940. He survives of the home...
Eileen Cottrell (12/14/08)
Eileen Szafranski Cottrell, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 2, 1947, in Pittsburgh, daughter of Steve and Eileen Szafranski. She and Robert Cottrell were married in 1972 in Erie, Pa. He preceded her in death...
Jessie Hill (12/13/08)
Jessie Hill CAIRO, Ill. -- Jessie Hill, 57, of Cairo died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Chester, Ill. Visitation will be from noon to service time Tuesday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Debra Johnson-Spillers officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds...
Michelle Blumenthal (12/13/08)
Michelle Blumenthal ST. LOUIS -- Michelle Marie Blumenthal, 20, of St. Louis passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008. She was born July 11, 1988, in St. Louis, to Mike and Alice McSpadden Blumenthal. Michelle was a 2007 graduate of Hancock Place High School in St. Louis County and was employed at the bookstore at St. Louis Community College in Kirkwood...
David Kinder (12/13/08)
David Kinder David Drew Kinder, 62, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 13, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Andrew and Alma LaGrand Kinder. David worked alongside his father for years at their family-owned business, formerly known as Kinder Meats and Deli, which was established in 1935. ...
Fred Golightly (12/13/08)
Fred Golightly CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Fred R. Golightly, 58, formerly of Chaffee, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Laredo, Texas. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
James Fortner Jr. (12/13/08)
James Fortner Jr. James "Rush" Fortner Jr., 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born Jan. 10, 1920, in Shirley, Ark., son of James R. and Berta Bradbury Fortner. He and Mary O. Rayburn were married Feb. 28, 1948, in Malden, Mo...
Kathleen Shelton (12/13/08)
Kathleen Shelton SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kathleen Pearl Shelton, 75, of Chaffee, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born June 27, 1933, in Crump, daughter of Spencer and Eugie May Wilkinson Reynolds. She and Allen Shelton were married Sept. 3, 1979...
Betty Farrow (12/13/08)
Betty Farrow Betty Ann Farrow, 79, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. She had been a resident of various local nursing homes since 1996. She was born April 14, 1929, in St. Louis to Joseph W. "Joe" and Charlotte Dahill Masterson. ...
Russell Kirkpatrick (12/13/08)
Russell Kirkpatrick GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Russell "Pete" Kirkpatrick, 67, of Glenallen died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 8, 1941, at Glenallen, son of Joseph William and Viola Slinkard Kirkpatrick. He first married Sandy Stephens on Sept. 8, 1963. He later married Zola Mae Miller on April 16, 1981. She died Nov. 11, 1998...
Edward Oehlert (12/13/08)
Edward Oehlert STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Edward F. Oehlert, 72, of Ste. Genevieve died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. He was born Dec. 9, 1936, in Altenburg, Mo., son of George C. and Lena M. Hemmann Oehlert. Survivors include a son, Larry Oehlert of Drummonds, Tenn.; four daughters, Diane Cain of Atoka, Tenn., Judith Counts of Ste. ...
Ada Owens (12/13/08)
Ada Owens MARQUAND, Mo. -- Ada Marie Owens, 80, of Marquand died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington, Mo. She was born Sept. 19, 1928, in Golden, Okla., daughter of Walter and Rosie Littrell Endicott. She and Rayburn Owens were married April 29, 1950, in Reno, Ark...
Agnes O'Loughlin (12/12/08)
Agnes O'Loughlin Agnes Schmuke O'Loughlin passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at her home in Jackson, where she had lived the last 54 years of her life. Born Dec. 29, 1917, to Joseph and Mary Hunter Schmuke of Jackson, she was one of eight children: seven daughters and a son. At the time of her death she was 90...
Robert Thorne (12/12/08)
Robert Thorne Robert E. "Bud" Thorne, 63, of Fountain, Fla., formerly of Burfordville, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Bay Hospital in Panama City, Fla. He was born April 5, 1945, in Cape Gir­ardeau, son of Herbert S. and Iva J. Allen Thorne. Thorne attended Burfordville Baptist Church and the former Burfordville School. He worked in the commercial and residential construction industry...
Betty Farrow (12/12/08)
Betty Farrow Betty Ann Farrow, 79, of Jackson died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Monticello House. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau...
John Smothers (12/12/08)
John Smothers John Smothers, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1926, in Thebes, Ill., son of Thomas Reed and Rosa Ellen Dunning Smothers. He was first married to Ruth Apostol. He and Eva Gregg were married Feb. 23, 1980, in Cape Girardeau...
Naomi Latham (12/11/08)
Naomi Markert Latham, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 1, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James Jacob and Martha Elizabeth Ervin Markert. She attended Central High School, where she met her future husband, Charles Willard Latham, who was captain of the football team. They were married in 1932 in Jonesboro, Ill...
Margaret Bell (12/11/08)
Margaret Ann Bell, 80, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. She was born May 14, 1928, in Sikeston, Mo., to John Harold and Gladys Caldwell Bruce. She married Fred Bell, who preceded her in death. Bell was a member of Creative Life Church in Hot Springs...
Charles Mann Jr. (12/11/08)
Charles Frank Mann Jr., 85, of St. Louis fell asleep in Jesus Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 6, 1923, in St. Louis, son of Charles F. and Elsa Tacke Mann Sr. He and Margaret Cottrel were married June 5, 1948...
Paul Donnigan (12/11/08)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Paul D. Donnigan, 84, of Cairo died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at his home. He was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Cairo, son of Owen David and Helen Witt Donnigan. He married Inez Adams. Donnigan was employed 42 years by Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and member and past exalted ruler of Cairo Elks Lodge 651...
McKayla McEntire (12/11/08)
McKayla Gail McEntire, 2 months, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 3, 2008, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Justin and Cortney Wanick McEntire. McKayla will be missed and never forgotten. Survivors include her parents; maternal grandparents, Beverly Wanick of Cape Girardeau and John V. ...
Marcella Scheffer (12/11/08)
Marcella F. Scheffer, 61, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at her home. She was born May 19, 1947, at Neelys Landing, to Woodrow and Irene Brown King. She and Joe Scheffer were married March 8, 1964. Scheffer was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson and volunteered at Mid-America Teen Challenge in Cape Girardeau. She was a foster parent more than 15 years...
John Smothers (12/11/08)
John Smothers, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Agnes O'Loughlin (12/11/08)
Agnes S. O'Loughlin, 90, of Jackson died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at her home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Mary VanMatre (12/10/08)
Mary VanMatre, 64, of Republic, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at her home. She was born July 26, 1944, at Delta, daughter of Melvin and Viola Sylvia Lusk Surface. She married Bobby VanMatre. Survivors include her husband; a son, Kelly VanMatre of Mount Vernon, Mo.; her mother of Cape Girardeau; five sisters, Patsy Toombs and Nancy McIntyre of Cape Girardeau, Judy Crain and Joyce Metcalf of Delta, Linda Wells of Jackson; two brothers, Melvin Surface Jr. ...
Mildred Brunke (12/10/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mildred L. Brunke, 86, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born June 27, 1922, in Perryville, daughter of Thomas Ode and Louise Fassold Hart. She and Waldo "Duke" Brunke were married Feb. 9, 1946. He died Feb. 12, 1984...
Bernetta Lankford (12/10/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernetta Lankford, 73, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 15, 1935, at Perry County, Mo., daughter of Barney and Clara Lappe Hennemann. She and Virgil Lankford were married Feb. 27, 1954, at Perryville. He preceded her in death...
Geneva Voelker (12/10/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Geneva Elizabeth Voelker, 88, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1920, in Diehl­stadt, Mo., daughter of the late Rev. William S. and Cleo Williams Bailey. Voelker co-owned and operated Voelker's Jewelry Store in Sikeston many years. ...
Patricia Schatz (12/10/08)
FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Patricia A. Schatz, 49, of Friedheim died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 30, 1959, in St. Louis, daughter of Shirley Sontag Tullock. She and Ted J. Schatz were married March 29, 1990...
Gracie Cundiff (12/10/08)
Gracie G. "Sissie" Cundiff, 81, lifelong resident of McClure, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. Gracie was born in McClure to Benjamin Harrison and Ada Grace Cook Woodard on Dec. 27, 1926. She was a graduate of McClure High School in 1945 and Cape Girardeau Beauty School in 1947. ...
Naomi Latham (12/10/08)
Naomi Markert Latham, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home...
Joseph Young Sr. (12/10/08)
Joseph Amuel Young Sr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 17, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of John and Ollie Price Young. Survivors include a son, Joseph Young Jr. of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Christy Young of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Robert Young of Cape Girardeau, Charles Young of Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren, Christopher Kight, Kayla Barry, Shaine Barry and Kayden Barry; and a son-in-law, Steve Barry of Cape Girardeau.. ...
Norma Devenport (12/10/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Norma E. Devenport, 99, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at the family home. She was born July 22, 1909, at Shrum, Mo., daughter of John and Lula Belle Ridings Patton. She and W.H. "Billy" Devenport were married Sept. 3, 1925. He preceded her in death Aug. 27, 1994...
Ella Richard (12/10/08)
Ella Mae Richard, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Oct. 6, 1923, in Vienna, Ill., daughter of Julius and Nora Simpson Holmes. She married George Lee Richard, who died July 4, 1991. Richard was formerly of Olmsted, Ill., and a member of Olmsted United Methodist Church...
Maxine Boner (12/09/08)
ORAN, Mo. — Maxine Boner, 73, of Oran died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at her home. She was born March 2, 1935, at Du Quoin, Ill., daughter of Dan and Nora Jones. She and Robert Boner were married in 1949 in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 21, 1999. Boner was a nurse at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, retiring in 2001. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary, and attended Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Joseph Young (12/09/08)
Joseph Amuel Young Sr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
William Bening (12/09/08)
William W. Bening, 103, born June 22, 1905, formerly of Okawville, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Adele Tepe Bening, who he married May 6, 1928, at Olive Branch Lutheran Church in Okawville. She passed away April 5, 1994...
Wayne Evans (12/09/08)
Wayne Harold Evans, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 10, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Eugene and Irma Crowe Evans. Evans was a self-employed auto diesel mechanic. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Rhodes of Cape Girardeau; two sons, Justin and Tyler Evans of Belleville, Ill.; two daughters, Alexis Evans of Cape Girardeau, Lindsey Hale of Jackson; three brothers, Arnold Evans of California, Ricky Evans of Jefferson City, Mo., David Evans of Potosi, Mo.; a sister, Jackie Evans of Cape Girardeau; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Nancy Duschell (12/09/08)
Nancy Lee Duschell, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 4, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Dwight and Virginia Langston Dodson. She and Brad Duschell were married Oct. 29, 1967, at Ironton, Mo...
Alberta Craig (12/09/08)
ANNA, Ill. —Alberta Craig, 94, of Belleville, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Four Fountains Convalescent Center in Belleville. She was born April 19, 1914, in Sparta, Ill., daughter of Thomas H. and Mary R. Bicket Wilson. She and Roy B. Craig were married July 21, 1939. He died March 23, 1993...
Gracie Cundiff (12/09/08)
Gracie G. "Sissie" Cundiff, 81, lifelong resident of McClure, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. Gracie was born in McClure to Benjamin Harrison and Ada Grace Cook Woodard on Dec. 27, 1926. She was a graduate of McClure High School in 1945 and Cape Girardeau Beauty School in 1947. ...
Blanche Traw (12/09/08)
MORLEY, Mo. — Blanche Traw, 91, of Morley died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 18, 1917, in Pocahontas, Ark., daughter of Martin and Amanda Nearns Harris. She and Orlando Traw were married May 10, 1934. He died April 1, 1986...
Harold Pennington (12/09/08)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. — Harold Eugene Pennington, 83, of Wappapello died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1925, at Puxico, Mo., son of George and Lelia Varble Pennington. He and Helen Andrews were married June 10, 1947, at Fornfelt...
Opal Lawson (12/09/08)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Opal Lawson, 87, of Portageville died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 22, 1921, in Catron, Mo., daughter of Aloheus Ernie and Lydia Kathryn Graham Fair. She and Sam Lawson were married May 8, 1939, in New Madrid, Mo. He died June 17, 1977...
George Collier (12/08/08)
George Collier MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- George Lamar Collier, 82, of Montgomery, formerly of Elba, Ala., departed this life Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery. He was born on July 5, 1926, in Elba, son of George E. Collier and Rena Mae Wilson...
Alberta Craig (12/08/08)
ANNA, Ill. — Alberta Craig, 94, of Belleville, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Four Fountains Convalescent Center in Belleville. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Anna Cemetery...
Flavian Lappe (12/08/08)
Flavian A. Lappe, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Biehle, Mo., son of Ben Joseph and Josephine Blechle Lappe. He and Petronella A. Halter were married Oct. 15, 1946, in Apple Creek, Mo...
Bill McLain (12/08/08)
Bill W. McLain, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, where he had lived the past five years. He was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Oriole, Mo., to Monroe and Myrtle M. Coomer McLain. He and Betty J. Massey-Bollinger were married June 3, 1989...
Yolande Hawkins (12/08/08)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Yolande F. Hawkins, 71, of Advance passed away Dec. 7, 2008, at Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico, Mo. She was born April 7, 1937, in the Algerian Republic, the daughter of Markus and Sarah Serero Hausman. On June 25, 1974, she married Claude Foland. He preceded her in death on April 5, 2003. She later married Charles Hawkins on June 25, 2004, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 2007...
Fannie White (12/08/08)
Fannie H. White, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 2, 1926, in Carthage, Mo., daughter of Clayton and Georgia Janney Hill. She and Edwin White were married June 12, 1947, in Springfield, Mo...
Wilbur Calvin (12/07/08)
Wilbur Calvin CAIRO, Ill. -- Wilbur Calvin, 90, of Cairo died Friday afternoon, December 5, 2008, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Calvin was born March 19, 1918, in Mound City, Ill., son of Harve A. and Elizabth A. McDaniel Calvin. He was married to Eunice P. Hafford...
Bill McLain (12/07/08)
Bill W. McLain, 84 of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Mildred Haman (12/07/08)
Mildred Haman TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- Mildred Haman, 95, of Toms River died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at Rose Garden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Toms River. Haman was born in Portageville, Mo., daughter of James O. and Arlie Hufstedler. She and Frank M. Alexiou were married in March 1938. He was killed in July 1945 in World War II in the Philippines. In June 1949, she and Roy Haman were married. He died in February 1972...
Daniel Blumenberg (12/07/08)
Daniel Blumenberg Daniel Gene Blumenberg, 40, of Whitewater died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at his home. He was born April 16, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gene Milton and Virginia E. Gray Blumenberg. Blumenberg graduated from Delta High School and worked at Dana Corporation and Mid-South Towing before becoming disabled. He was a member of Cape First Church in Cape Girardeau...
Agnes Pobst (12/07/08)
Agnes Pobst ST. LOUIS -- Agnes L. Pobst, 97, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at Sherbrooke Village in St. Louis. She was born April 3, 1911, in Commerce, Mo., daughter of John R. and Agnes Anna Glueck Scherer. She and Robert J. Pobst were married Sept. 30, 1930, in New Hamburg, Mo. He died Feb. 23, 2000...
Lynuel Campbell (12/06/08)
Lynuel L. Campbell, 79, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Gardenview Care Center in St. Louis. He was born June 9, 1929, at Vanduser, Mo., son of Chester Wesley and Norma Robins Campbell. He and Mildred "Millie" Schearf were married June 9, 1948...
Agnes Pobst (12/06/08)
Agnes L. Pobst, 97, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, at Sherbrooke Village in St. Louis. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral...
Irene Baker (12/06/08)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Irene E. Baker, 86, of Mounds died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Sept. 1, 1922, at Rockview, Mo., daughter of Frank and Rose Glastetter Halter. She was married to Delbert Baker. Baker was a retiree from the M. Snower and Co. garment company in Cairo...
J.W. Oxford (12/05/08)
McCLURE, Ill. -- J.W. Oxford, 84, of McClure died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1924, in Huffman, Ark., son of John and Blanche Bell Oxford. He and Betty Cullen were married June 10, 1945, in St. Louis. She died Dec. 14, 1997...
Lynuel Campbell (12/05/08)
Lynuel Campbell, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Alice Fisher (12/05/08)
Alice Marlin Fisher, 80, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, in Scottsdale, Ariz. She was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Naylor, Mo., daughter of John Marshall and Nora Mohan Marlin. She and Paul Gordon Fisher were married July 29, 1951. He preceded her in death March 3, 2003...
Marie Young (12/05/08)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie A. Young, 86, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born March 30, 1922, in Perryville, daughter of Harry J. and Hilda Holermann Tackaberry. She and James K. Young were married Sept. 2, 1942. He died June 14, 2005...
Tom Davis (12/04/08)
McCLURE, Ill. — Tom Davis, 61, of McClure died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 4, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Howard and Gladys Victoria Davis. He and Martha Stevens were married April 4, 1969, in Cape Girardeau...
Dale Penny (12/04/08)
Dale Jean Penny, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was a resident of Missouri Veterans Home. He was born June 26, 1927, in Oak Ridge, son of Lee and Lulu Kurre Penny. He first married Pat Brooks. He then married Wilma Skelton July 26, 1955...
Ben Marshall III (12/04/08)
BLODGETT, Mo. — Ben F. "Benny" Marshall III, 81, of Blodgett died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1927, in St. Louis, son of Ben F. and Catherine Mooney Marshall Jr. He and Elizabeth "Betty" Anderson were married Feb. 23, 1952, in Sikeston, Mo...
Raymond Fisher (12/04/08)
DONGOLA, Ill. — Raymond Gene Fisher, 72, of Dongola died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Dongola, son of Audie and Jean Fisher. He and Barbara Landis were married in 1957. Fisher was a member of First Baptist Church of Dongola and Operating Engineers Local 318 in Harrisburg, Ill...
Lillian Ritter (12/04/08)
Lillian Wolfe Ritter, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Sept. 17, 1913, in Helena, Ark., daughter of Edward E. and Maggie Lillian Russell Wolfe. Shortly after her birth the family moved to Marianna, Ark., where she spent her childhood through 12th grade...
Ted Dooley (12/04/08)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Ted Dooley, 75, of St. Marys, Ga., formerly of Chaffee, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1933, in Micola, Mo., son of Roy and Lucy Holdman Dooley. Dooley was a certified lay pastor, completing his studies at Giddings-Lovejoy Presbytery in St. ...
Pauline Pursifull (12/04/08)
Pauline Davine Pursifull, 80, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 5, 1928, one of eight children, to Norflake and Lillian Williams Fipps. She had seven siblings: Maxine, Opal, Geraldine, Elba, Mavis, Geneva and Glenn...
Thelma Francis (12/03/08)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Thelma Mae Francis, 67, of Marble Hill died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, in Ashland, Ore. She was born March 6, 1941, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of William M. and Winifred June Cavaness Francis. Francis was a member of Marble Hill United Methodist Church. She retired as a cataloger with St. Louis Public Library...
Opal Collins (12/03/08)
Opal N. Collins, 80, of Swansea, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. She was born March 18, 1928, in St. Louis, daughter of Earl and Viola Brees Johnson. She and James E. Collins were married July 17, 1948. He died Jan. 6, 2008...
Etoile Casper (12/03/08)
ANNA, Ill. -- Etoile Theresa Casper, 93, of Anna died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 11, 1914, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of Curtis Walton and Rebecca Ann Chandler Winston. She and George Earl Casper were married June 3, 1939, at Speedway Baptist Church in Memphis...
Dorothy Botsch (12/03/08)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Dorothy Botsch, 88, of Bernie died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Jan. 10, 1920, at Parma, Mo., daughter of Walter and Lelia Smith Howell. She and Ernest Botsch were married Dec. 24, 1939. He died Feb. 23, 2007...
Helen Lorenz (12/03/08)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Helen I. Lorenz, 84, of Farrar died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at her home. She was born May 28, 1924, at New Wells, Mo., daughter of Martin and Johanna Petzoldt Koch Jr. She and Edgar B. "Ex" Lorenz were married May 5, 1946. He died Nov. 12, 1989...
William Adcock (12/03/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William H. "Bill" Adcock, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 4, 1923, in Portageville, Mo., to the late John Anderson and Fannie Elizabeth Harrelson Adcock. Adcock was a member of Illinois Avenue General Baptist Church. He was a production manager with Coca-Cola Bottling in Sikeston more than 20 years, and later for Royal Crown Bottling in Illinois...
Sharon Harris (12/02/08)
ORAN, Mo. — Sharon Lynn Harris, 66, of Oran died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, in the emergency room at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar­deau. She was born Nov. 8, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jess W. and Elsie Mae Ponder Phillips Sr. She and Donald Harris were married May 25, 1960...
Jesse Hayes (12/02/08)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Jesse Carl Hayes, 74, of Sikeston died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Georgian Gardens Nursing Home in Potosi, Mo. He was born Jan. 16, 1934, in Greene County, Ark., son of Jesse and Alma Hayes. Hayes served with the U.S. Army in Germany...
Francine Payne (12/01/08)
Francine Payne, 82, of Whitewater, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1926, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of Cecil Lawrence Whitesell and Esther Lillian Murdock. She and Grover Curtis Payne were married March 14, 1969. He died Jan. 27, 2004...
Anna Williams (12/01/08)
Anna Anita Williams, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 5, 1917, in Leeper, Mo., daughter of Walter and Jettie (Howard) Vaughn. She and Jesse Winslow Williams were married July 25, 1936, in Madison, Ill. He died Oct. 28, 1998...
Louis Davis (12/01/08)
Louis P. Davis, 83, of Oak Ridge went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Blodgett, Mo., son of Louis B. and Ethel (Gettings) Davis. He and Rosemary (McClard) Davis were married Sept. 11, 1980, at Cape Girardeau...