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Obituaries from February 2009

Faymel Bergfeld (02/28/09)
AURORA, Ill. -- Faymel L. Bergfeld, 87, of Aurora died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at her home. She was born Oct. 5, 1921, in Carterville, Ill., daughter of Arthur and Josie Schultz Ervin. She married Bernard Bergfeld, who preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Leonard Bergfeld of French Creek, W.Va.; three daughters, Jo Anne Nowak of Big Rock, Ill., Rochella "Shelly" Heller of Amboy, Ill., Carol Wiewiora of Aurora; a sister, Viola Bagby of Jackson; a brother, Marvin Ervin of Dongola, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.. ...
Danny Cruz (02/28/09)
Danny J. Cruz, 50, of Whitewater died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Cracraft Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Shelby Lewis (02/28/09)
Shelby Denise Lewis, 51, of Washington, D.C., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. She was born Nov. 14, 1957, in Chicago, daughter of John Henry and Mary Sue Campbell McCline. Lewis was a nurse. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Mary and Harry Wilson; a brother, Tony R. ...
Roy Sitze (02/28/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Roy Elbert Sitze, 88, of Advance died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 9, 1920, at Arab, Mo., son of Emanuel Jacob and Susan Ethel Fish Sitze. He and Charlotte Evelyn Cox were married March 30, 1956. She died in August 1977. He and Hazel Payne were married in February 1979. She died May 2, 2002...
Geneva Elfrink (02/28/09)
Geneva Elizabeth Elfrink, 78, of Jackson, formerly of Leopold, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at her home, under the care of her husband and Southeast Hospice. She was born May 26, 1930, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Joseph H. and Regina M. Koenig Thele. She married Richard J. Elfrink on May 24, 1952, at St. John Catholic Church in Leopold...
Rev. Joel Borchelt (02/28/09)
EVANS, Ga. -- The Rev. Joel P. Borchelt, 56, husband of Debra F. Schipull Borchelt, entered into rest at his residence Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, with the Rev. David Hunter officiating...
Shelby Lewis (02/27/09)
Shelby Denise Lewis, 51, of Washington, D.C., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. She was born Nov. 14, 1957, in Chicago, daughter of John Henry and Mary Sue Campbell McCline. Lewis was a nurse. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Mary and Harry Wilson; a brother, Tony McCline; and a sister, Alice McCline, all of Cape Girardeau...
Juanita Lowes (02/27/09)
Juanita E. Lowes, 91, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at Jackson Manor. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Monday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mary Sullenger (02/27/09)
Mary Ellen Wasem Sullenger, 97, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 24, 1912, in Wickliffe, Ky., daughter of Marshall Henry and Lillie Virginia Riley Rollins. She grew up in Wickliffe and was a member of First Baptist Church. She attended Wickliffe High School where she was a star basketball player and had the nickname "Babe." She moved to Cape Girardeau and attended Cape Girardeau School of Beauty Culture...
Norma Davis (02/27/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Norma D. Davis, 83, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at Eldercare in Marble Hill. She was born July 3, 1925, in Buffalo, N.Y., daughter of Howard and Estelle Dedo Mallion. She and Arthur L. Davis were married June 28, 1952. He died Sept. 18, 2005...
Lester Chapman (02/27/09)
Lester Murris Chapman, 81, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 5, 1927, in Sarasota, Fla., son of Nathan Russell and Agnes Goff Chapman. He and Marjorie Gail Landon were married July 12, 1954. She died Oct. 15, 1993. He and Susie Wells Scott were married May 6, 1995...
Jean Whitaker (02/26/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Our dear Jean Ann Whitaker, 73, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009. She was born Sept. 24, 1935, in Hartville, Mo., daughter of I.W. "Buster" and Emogene Fuge. She married Ronnie Whitaker June 9, 1957. Survivors include her husband; a son, Steven Whitaker and daughter-in-law Karen of Chaffee; a grandson, Bret Whitaker of Blacksburg, Va.; and a granddaughter, Stefanie Whitaker of Jonesboro, Ark...
Carol Haertling (02/26/09)
Carol Lois Haertling, 74, of New Wells passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1934, in Farrar, Mo., daughter of Rudolph and Louise Weibrecht Lorenz. She and Ruben Haertling were married Aug. 25, 1956, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Mo...
Rodger Porter (02/26/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rodger A. Porter, 56, of Elsberry, Mo., formerly of Perry County, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 11, 1952, in St. Charles, Mo., son of Lloyd J. and Lenora C. Head Porter. Porter was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Vietnam War...
Eunice Pixley (02/25/09)
DEXTER, Mo. — Eunice Pixley, 86, of Dexter died Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at her home. She was born Nov. 2, 1922, at Parma, Mo., daughter of the late Walker Jerrell and Amanda Norman Jarrell. She and Bernard Pixley were married Jan. 9, 1964, at Bernie, Mo...
Vida Keys (02/25/09)
Vida E. Woodruff Keys, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born June 1, 1918, in McCurtain, Okla., daughter of Levi and Maudigee Crabtree Woodruff. She and Clarence Eddie Keys were married Nov. 9, 1940, in Joplin, Mo. He died April 15, 1974...
Carol Haertling (02/25/09)
Carol Haertling, 74, of New Wells died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Sylvester Heisserer (02/24/09)
Sylvester Heisserer, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at Landmark Hospital. He was born Dec. 8, 1928, in Oran, Mo., son of Victor and Bertha Schott Heisserer. He and Alma Westrich were married Oct. 23, 1954, at St. Augustine Church in Kelso, Mo., by the Rev. Joseph Keusenkothen...
Mary King (02/24/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Mary Ellen King, 59, of Sikeston died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at her home. She was born March 29, 1949, in Sikeston, daughter of Frances Richard and Lillian Juanita Hubbard Jenkins. She and Ronald Dale King were married Sept. 13, 1968...
Norman Craig (02/23/09)
Norman E. Craig, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at his home. He was born May 2, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of Tom and Beulah Bowerman Craig. He and Emma J. Hanebrink were married Sept. 29, 1962, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Egypt Mills...
Lonnie Grebe (02/23/09)
OAK RIDGE, Mo. — On Feb. 22, 2009, Lonnie Theodore Grebe, 70, of Oak Ridge was called home by our heavenly father after a long battle with lung and heart disease. He was born Oct. 12, 1938, to Albert and Laura Veach Grebe of Oak Ridge. He and Shirley Hahs were married Sept. 28, 1958, at Oak Ridge United Methodist Church...
Scott Reisenbichler (02/23/09)
Scott Reisenbichler, 45, of Chaffee, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 20, 1963, at Cape Girardeau, son of Elton Herbert and Esther Edna Koenig Reisenbichler. Survivors include his mother; a son, James Moore of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Tish Cotner of Caruthersville, Mo., and Cassandra and Tina Reisenbichler, both of Chaffee; five brothers, Ronald Reisenbichler of Brownwood, Mo., David Reisenbichler of Dixon, Mo., Roger and Michael Reisenbichler, both of Chaffee, and Kevin Reisenbichler of Jackson; and eight grandchildren.. ...
Sylvester Heisserer (02/23/09)
Sylvester Heisserer, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dale Graff (02/23/09)
Dale Graff PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dale Graff, 85, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born April 20, 1923, in Perry County, Mo., son of Vincent Elmo and Mary Etta Trickey Graff. Graff was a shop mechanic for Auto Tire and Parts in Perryville for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Lithium Baptist Church in Lithium, Mo., and Masonic Lodge 226 in St. Mary, Mo...
Randy Wilke (02/22/09)
Randy Lee Wilke, 48, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 3, 1960, in Perryville, Mo., son of Pearl Henry and Clara Dee Hahs Wilke. Wilke worked in the cutting room and warehouse at Thorngate Ltd. in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Moxey (02/22/09)
Mary Moxey Mary Jo Moxey, 83, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at her home at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Oct. 16, 1925, in St. Louis to Daniel Russell and Josephine Osborne Pratt. She is survived by her husband of five years, Dr. Ken Moxey. Other survivors include her son, Tim Ludwig of Nixa, Mo., and granddaughters Jennifer Erin Shemwell and husband Andy Shemwell of Hopkinsville, Ky., Heather Ashley Ludwig and boyfriend Daniel Kohl of Springfield, Mo...
Carol Carter (02/22/09)
Carol E. Carter, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at her home. She was born July 14, 1942, in Southgate, Calif., daughter of Andrew Jackson and Gertrude Jeanette Christopher Boston. She first married Clarence Joseph Hoffmeister. He passed away. Later she married Myron B. "Boomer" Carter Sr., and he also passed away...
April Burger (02/22/09)
April Burger April Carol Burger, 42, of Scott City left this world Feb. 19, 2009. She was born March 11, 1966, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Leroy "Bobby" and Brenda Tatum Evans of Cape Girardeau. She and Scott Burger were married Feb. 14, 1987, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Mo...
Leslie Cook (02/22/09)
Leslie Cook Leslie A. Cook, 83, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Whitewater, son of Emory Dallas and Amelia Blumenberg Cook. He and Ruby Quade were married Jan. 11, 1947, in Gordonville...
Winford Garland (02/22/09)
Winford Garland MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Winford Jay Garland, 84, of Marble Hill died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 18, 1924, son of Ransom Jefferson and Effie Limbaugh Garland. He married Verda "Adell" Garland on Sept. 18, 1943...
Edna Lorberg (02/22/09)
Edna Lorberg Edna Lorberg, 98, of Gordonville passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at the Lutheran Home, where she had resided since April 7, 2008. She was born Sept. 20, 1910, in Gordonville, daughter of Herman W. and Bertha Suedekum Sander. Edna and Walter "W.F." Lorberg were married Nov. 14, 1935. He passed away March 6, 1964...
Sandy McCormack (02/22/09)
Sandy K. McCormack, 43, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at her home. She was born Nov. 20, 1965, in Columbia, Mo., daughter of Stanley and Shirley Steffen Ringeisen. She and Mike McCormack were married May 21, 2005. McCormack had been a store manager at Christopher & Banks in Cape Girardeau and worked at Famous Barr...
Larry Loos (02/22/09)
Larry Loos Larry Lee Loos, 62, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lloyd L. and Doris Ulrich Loos. He and Sallie Baker were married in 1966. Larry was a graduate of Central High School and later graduated from Southeast Missouri State University as valedictorian of his class. He earned a Ph.D. in physics from Purdue University...
Katherine Slinkard (02/22/09)
PATTON, Mo. -- Katherine Elphradia Slinkard, 90, of Marquand, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 3, 1918, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of William E. and Nancy Schell Whitener. She and Charles M. Slinkard were married Sept. 2, 1939. He died in May 1973...
Robert Guard (02/22/09)
Robert Guard PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert C. "Bob" Guard, 74, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1934, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of the late Paul H. and Lena E. (Myrant) Guard. He was married July 27, 1954, to Shirley A. Scherer Guard, who survives in Perryville...
Larry Loos (02/21/09)
Larry Loos, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Clann Proffer Sr. (02/21/09)
Clann J. Proffer Sr., 87, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 26, 1921, in Crump, son of George E. and Ruby B. Proffer. He and Dorothy L. Fellows were married Oct. 20, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. She died May 24, 2005. Proffer was a commercial bus driver with a route between Cape Girardeau and St. Louis. He then worked for the former Guth Brothers Block Co. in Cape Girardeau, and then drove a truck for Bollinger Farms, retiring in 1980 due to failing health...
Leslie Cook (02/21/09)
Leslie Cook, 83, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Anna Miesner (02/21/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Anna Manson Miesner, 82, of Hillsboro, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, in De Soto, Mo. She was born July 19, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pa., daughter of Adam and Sophia Sienkiewicz Schultz. She first married William Frank Manson Jr. She later married Wilmer E. Miesner...
Mildred Wallhausen (02/21/09)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Mildred Wallhausen, 94, of East Prairie died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at her home. She was born April 3, 1914, in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of Gustav and Julia Herrle Knoop. She married Art L. Wallhausen Sr. He died in 1969. She graduated high school in Wachula, Fla., and lived in New York attending college and working as a secretary. ...
Virginia Meister (02/21/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Virginia Lee Meister, 67, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 16, 1941, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Russell A. and Gladys Bass Elder. Meister was a greeter at Wal-Mart. She had also worked at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. She had lived in many places from Australia to New York...
April Burger (02/21/09)
April Carol Burger, 42, of Scott City died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, in Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Burnley (02/20/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Elizabeth Burnley, 87, of Cairo died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in LaCenter, Ky. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jones Funeral Home, with Dr. Larry L. Potts officiating. Interment will be in Woodville Cemetery...
Bill Whitson (02/20/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William A. "Bill" Whitson, 83, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born Sept. 26, 1925, in Ramseytown, N.C., son of David and Queenie Belle Peake Whitson. He first married Lilyan Bartles Feb. 1, 1948, in North Carolina. She died March 19, 1982. He and Joyce Imogene "Jean" Lomax Dixon were married July 31, 1982, in Sikeston. She died Oct. 22, 2002...
Linda Ericson-Condon (02/19/09)
Linda Ericson-Condon, 68, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born July 28, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Monroe and Velma Jungers Menz. She and John Condon were married Sept. 4, 1993. He died Oct. 30, 1993...
Lois Nelms (02/19/09)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Lois M. Nelms, 79, of Paducah, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was born April 15, 1929, in Cairo, daughter of John and Effe Johnson Tucker. She married Carl E. Nelms. She had been a waitress and was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church in Paducah...
Hilmer Stueve (02/19/09)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Hilmer J. Stueve, 89, of Farrar died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Oct. 9, 1919, in Frohna, Mo., son of Joseph and Wilhelmine Bachmann Stueve. He and Helen Detjen were married Oct. 16, 1943...
Regina Yeager (02/19/09)
Regina A. Yeager, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 14, 1922, in Vanduser, Mo., daughter of Henry Sylvester and Emma Louise Bullinger Whitfield. She and H. William "Bill" Yeager were married May 8, 1948, at St. Ambrose Church in Chaffee, Mo...
Sally Little (02/19/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Sally A. Little, 60, of Cairo died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Sept. 28, 1948, in Dixon, Ill. Survivors include three daughters, Becky Schoen of Jackson, Elsie Schram of Anna, Ill., Mona Fowler of Paducah; two sons, Elvis Little of Dallas, Travis Little of Barlow, Ky.; several grandchildren; a great-grandchild; several sisters and brothers...
Irl Harriman (02/19/09)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Irl E. Harriman, 87, of Sedgewickville died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown, Mo. He was born Aug. 8, 1921, in Highland, Wis., son of John and Alice Merusster Harriman. He and Isolene Wheeler were married Sept. 14, 1948, in Richland Center, Wis...
Mary Burnley (02/19/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Elizabeth Burnley, 87, of Cairo died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at her home. She was born Oct. 24, 1921, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of Louis Holbert and Opal Mae Pace Rice. She married Edwin Lake Burnley, who died in 2006. Burnley was a member of Kevil United Methodist Church, Ladies Auxiliary to American Legion Post 3 in LaCenter, Ky., and was a Kentucky Colonel...
Willard Sandlin (02/18/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Willard J. Sandlin, 84, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City. He was born July 22, 1924, at Crosstown, Mo., son of Elia E. and Christina S. Bohnert Sandlin. He and Elsie E. Gross were married May 23, 1948...
Jack Treece (02/18/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. — Jack E. Treece, 66, of Jonesboro died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 31, 1942, in Jonesboro, son of Hollie E. and Ruby Garrett Treece. He and Delilah Woody were married July 2, 1977, in Sparta, Ill...
Lester Chapman (02/18/09)
Lester Murris Chapman, 81, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Vinia L. Willis (02/18/09)
Vinia L. Willis, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at her daughter's home. She was born March 30, 1926, in Vanndale, Ark., daughter of the late Jonas and Hattie Ranson Floyd. Willis lived in Missouri for more than 60 years. She was a member of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church...
Alice Myers (02/18/09)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. — Alice F. Myers, 93, of Wolf Lake died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 5, 1915, in St. Louis, daughter of Harry and Myrtle Tweedy Carter. She and Cyril L. Myers were married Sept. 9, 1933, in Anna, Ill. He died Jan. 9, 1986...
Elmer Glastetter (02/18/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Elmer "Big E" Glastetter, 82, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 26, 1926, at Chaffee, son of Fred William and Hulda Caroline Heisserer Glastetter. He and Ruby Pauline Liggett Mansell were married Oct. 14, 1998...
Martha Jordan (02/17/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Martha J. Jordan, 95, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at Union County Hospital. She was born Nov. 7, 1913, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Thomas and Lura Thompson Brim. She married Dariel A. "Brad" Jordan. Jordan was a member of Elco Baptist Church...
P.J. Ponder Jr. (02/17/09)
Philip James "P.J." "Pete" Ponder Jr., 92, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 24, 1916, in Dogwood, Mo., son of the late Philip James Ponder Sr. and Ruthie Orlena Boyd Ponder. Ponder was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and a former member of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, Mo., and First United Methodist Church in Charleston, Mo., where he served on the church board and was also a MYF leader...
Wil Pardue (02/17/09)
Wilbur "Wil" Pardue, 38, of Munford, Tenn., died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Jan. 15, 1971, in Cape Gir­ardeau, son of Wilbur "Shine" and Janet Pardue. He and Susan Masters were married Jan. 21, 2005...
Velma Craiglow (02/17/09)
Velma Marie Craiglow, 78, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1930, at Neelys Landing, daughter of William and Nellie Meyer McLard. She and William Craiglow were married Nov. 26, 1950. Velma graduated from Jackson High School in 1946 and received a teaching certificate from Southeast Missouri State University in 1948. She taught for a brief time at the former Randles School in Randles...
Jerry Lingafelter (02/17/09)
Jerry Wayne Lingafelter, 73, of Jackson, formerly of Grayville, Ill., died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at his home, after a long battle with leukemia. He was born March 30, 1935, in Crawford County, Ill., son of Clyde and C. Vera Downy Lingafelter. He and Betty J. Switzer were married Jan. 30, 1960...
Larry Sexton (02/17/09)
BENTON, Mo. — Larry Sexton, 48, of Benton passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at his home, under the care of his wife and Crown Hospice. He was born May 16, 1960, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Melvin "Red" and Hazel Sexton. He and Carla Wilson were married Jan. 29, 2003...
Velma Craiglow (02/16/09)
Velma Marie Craiglow, 79, of Jackson died Feb. 15, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral service will be Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating. Burial will be in McLain Chapel Cemetery...
Sandra Little (02/15/09)
Sandra Lee Little, 67, of Scott City died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 31, 1942, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Verlon Edward and Alberta Wright Parker. She and Melvin Dean Little were married...
Luella Knowles (02/15/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Luella Mae Knowles, age 85, of St. Louis, formerly of Patton, Mo., passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Delmar Gardens South in St. Louis. She was born July 15, 1923, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of Henry Eugene and Belle Matilda Seabaugh Schell. She and John Knowles were married April 20, 1940. He preceded her in death Aug. 6, 1996...
Robert Wright (02/15/09)
Robert Hope Wright, 82, of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of James E. and Della Mae Martin Wright. He and Geraldine "Tubby" Ford Wright were married Jan. 15, 1945, in Blytheville, Ark. She died Oct. 16, 1982...
Mary Ann Alcorn (02/15/09)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Mary Ann Alcorn, 76, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Feb. 14, 2009. Born April 24, 1932, in Sikeston, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Bennie and Esther Kruger Walker. On June 29, 1947, in Osceola, Ark., she married C.D. Alcorn Sr., who survives of the home...
Sherry Biddle (02/15/09)
Sherry Lynn Biddle, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, daughter and grandmother. She was born Nov. 5, 1948, in Pittsfield, Ill., daughter of Harry A. and Betty Joann Blevins Clough. She and Richard E. Biddle were married July 9, 1971, at the Methodist church in Quincy, Ill...
Mary Willis (02/15/09)
TRUMANN, Ark. -- Mary Margaret Willis, 78, of Trumann died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Oct. 17, 1930, to James F. and Connie (Cole) Orr in Burdette, Ark. She was married to Garland Eugene Willis on Nov. 7, 1947, at Dyess, Ark. He preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1984...
Louise Crawford (02/15/09)
Mary Louise Crawford, 86, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Delta, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at her home. She was born Nov. 22, 1922, in Delta, daughter of Louis and Elizabeth Poole Hector. She and John Crawford Jr., high school sweethearts, were married Nov. 14, 1942, in Jackson. They lived and farmed in the Delta area until moving to Cape Girardeau in 1992...
Jarvis Thurman (02/15/09)
Jarvis Ray Thurman, infant son of Chelci Mae Thurman and Jonathan Ray McCaig, died shortly after birth Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents; maternal grandparents, Donald and Ruby Gwinn of Sedgewickville, Mo.; paternal grandmother, Barbara Meatheny of Cape Girardeau; paternal great-grandmother, Georgia Meatheny of Cape Girardeau; and maternal great-great-grandmother, Irene Piatt of Doniphan, Mo...
George Leible (02/15/09)
KELSO, Mo. -- George Paul Leible, 69, of Kelso died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 30, 1939, at Kelso, son of Theodore George and Alma Rose Gosche Leible. He and Georgia Ann Schaefer were married Oct. 3, 1964, at Scott City...
Mary Crawford (02/14/09)
Mary Louise Crawford, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at her home. Friends may call from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel. Funeral will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery...
Robert Wright (02/14/09)
Robert Hope Wright, 82, of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, the son of James E. and Della Mae Martin Wright. He and Geraldine "Tubby" Ford were married on Jan. 15, 1945, in Blytheville, Ark. She died Oct. 16, 1982...
Rosemary Steimle (02/14/09)
Rosemary F. Steimle, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 19, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph and Frances Job Steimle. Miss Steimle worked at Saint Francis Hospital 40 years. She began in 1935 as a kitchen worker, then worked in the operating room, and later in X-ray. She then worked as a nurse aide in the obstetrics department, and worked at Central Supply when she retired...
Marvin McElvain (02/13/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marvin E. McElvain, 72, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 22, 1936, in Glenallen, Mo., son of Jess Edward and Ella Mae Kirkpatrick McElvain. He and Peggy Green were married Jan. 7, 1961...
John Bollinger (02/13/09)
John W. "Bill" Bollinger, 85, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Mayfield, Mo., son of John Henry and Grace "Gertie" Mayfield Bollinger. He and Glenda Ludwig were married Jan. 19, 1946...
Jo Mason (02/13/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Jo Mason, 87, of Cairo died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. She was born Feb. 19, 1921, in Peoria, Ill., daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Bagosy Kantor. She married J.W. "Hootsy" Mason, who preceded her in death...
Lorraine Krekel (02/13/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lorraine Vivian Krekel, 82, of Marble Hill passed away Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Heartland Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 9, 1926, at Shrum, Mo., daughter of Joseph C. and Nora Long Shrum. She and the Rev. Perry L. Krekel were married Oct. 19, 1946, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death June 22, 2008...
Connie Littleton (02/13/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Connie K. Littleton, 53, of Perryville died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 18, 1955, in Red Bud, Ill., daughter of Ferd and June Eggemeyer Moll. She and Michael Littleton were married Oct. 4, 1975...
Sherry Biddle (02/13/09)
Sherry Lynn Biddle, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rosemary Steimle (02/13/09)
Rosemary Steimle of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangement are incomplete at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Ralph McLean (02/13/09)
Ralph M. McLean, 54, of Tulsa, Okla., died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa. He was born March 28, 1954, in Hayti, Mo., son of Richard Melvin and Altha Frances King McLean. McLean served in the U.S. Army. He moved to Tulsa 30 years ago from Cape Girardeau. He was of the Mormon belief...
Betty Wiggins (02/12/09)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Betty L. Wiggins, 76, of Salem, Ill., formerly of Charleston, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Salem Township Hospital. She was born Sept. 28, 1932, in Morehouse, Mo., daughter of Rass L. and Nettie Pearl Sharkey Taylor. She had lived in Wood River, Ill., many years, moving to Banning, Calif., in 1995. ...
David Tanner (02/12/09)
GIPSY, Mo. -- David Houston Tanner, 50, of Gipsy passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 3, 1958, at Hayti, Mo., son of Ivan "Fuzz" and Mavis Tanner. He and Kimberly Jackson were married June 2, 1984, in Advance, Mo. Tanner was a retired truck driver. He was a member of Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Church and Zalma Masonic Lodge 545...
Donald Gammon (02/12/09)
Donald H. Gammon, 73, of Cape Girardeau died unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital from a heart attack. He was born Sept. 18, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Lela Davis Gammon. He and Velma Johnson were married July 20, 1968...
George Buck (02/12/09)
George Fred Buck, 82, of Ripley, Tenn., died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at his home. Survivors include a daughter, Gladys Johnson of Brownsville, Tenn.; five sons, Terry Buck of Ripley, George Buck of St. Louis, Patrick Buck of Cape Girardeau, Paul and Stanley Buck of Vaiden, Miss.; a sister, Margaret Thomas of Covington, Tenn.; a brother, Monroe Buck of Kansas City, Mo.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Bonnie Dunn (02/12/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Bonnie Jean Dunn, 77, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. She was born Jan. 19, 1931, daughter of John and Mae Chaney Foster. She and John C. Dunn Sr. were married Feb. 27, 1950, in Pocahontas, Ark. He died Oct. 14, 1999...
John Bollinger (02/12/09)
John W. "Bill" Bollinger, 85, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Adams (02/12/09)
Charles Daniel "Dutch" Adams, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at his home. He was born June 2, 1923, in Grand Tower, Ill., son of Arthur and Bonnie Pearl Henson Adams. He and Wilmoth Rhodes Adams were married March 11, 1947, in Grand Tower...
F.D. Shoulders (02/12/09)
F.D. "Bud" Shoulders, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 2, 1912, in Blodgett, Mo., son of William R. and Kate Withrow Shoulders. He and Dorothy Ticer were married June 9, 1948, in Piggott, Ark...
Donald Gammon (02/11/09)
Donald Gammon, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
William Morgan (02/11/09)
THEBES, Ill. — William "Bill" Morgan, 71, of Thebes, formerly of St. Louis, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 25, 1937, in Wickliffe, Ky., son of Walter Davis and Zada Jones Morgan. He and Dorothy Taylor were married July 2, 1954...
Mary Brinkmeyer (02/11/09)
CAIRO, Ill. — Mary Frances Brinkmeyer, 83, of Cairo died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Daystar Care Center. She was the daughter of Louis Harvey and Mary Adams Wooldriege. She married Leonard Brinkmeyer, who preceded her in death. She was a lifelong resident of Cairo and graduate of Cairo High School. She was a charter member of Cairo Junior Women's Club, member of Xi Beta sorority, First United Methodist Church and later affiliated with Tigert Memorial United Methodist Church...
Edna Hilpert (02/11/09)
Edna June Hilpert, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 18, 1917, in Jackson, daughter of John Ralph and Edna Matilda Hoffmeister Maybery. She and Edwin Hilpert were married June 18, 1941, in Jackson. He died in 1993...
Helen Seitz (02/11/09)
Helen Louise Seitz, 91, of Highland, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born March 24, 1917, in East St. Louis, Ill., daughter of Arthur and Wilma A. Walters Chitwood. She and Leonard Eugene "Lenny" Seitz were married May 28, 1947, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland. He died Sept. 19, 2000...
F.D. Shoulders (02/11/09)
F.D. Shoulders, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Delmer Steinbecker (02/11/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Delmer E. Steinbecker, 74, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation in Perryville. He was born Nov. 25, 1934, in Belgique, Mo., son of Ben and Stella Hoffman Steinbecker. Survivors include a sister, Alma Geringer of Columbia, Mo...
Charles Adams (02/11/09)
Charles Daniel "Dutch" Adams, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at his home. He was born June 2, 1923, in Grand Tower, Ill., son of Arthur and Bonnie Pearl Henson Adams. He and Wilmoth Rhodes Adams were married March 11, 1947, in Grand Tower...
Marion Barks (02/11/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Marion Emmett Barks, 80, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 8, 1928, at Hiram, Mo., son of Floyd Hershel and Nellie Hill Barks. He and Shirley Lou Hoxworth were married Feb. 24, 1961, at Marble Hill...
Virginia Gannon (02/10/09)
Virginia M. Gannon, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Edward and Grace Banks Davis. She and Ernest D. Gannon were married May 4, 1957, in Holly Springs, Miss. He preceded her in death...
Howard Smith (02/10/09)
COBDEN, Ill. — Howard J. Smith, 78, of Christopher, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem, Ill. He was born Nov. 2, 1930, in Cobden, son of Howard W. and Elva M. Crowell Smith. Smith was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War...
Bobbie Moore (02/10/09)
CHARLESTON, Mo. — Bobbie Jean Moore, 68, of Charleston died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 6, 1940, in Water Valley, Miss., daughter of Maxine Calhoun Ingram and Claude Gaston. She first married Joseph Taylor. She later married Cal Moore in June 1985. He died April 5, 1997...
Thomas Griffith (02/10/09)
Thomas M. Griffith, 66, of Fenton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. He was born Nov. 13, 1942, in St. Louis, son of Merrell M. and Toby Thomas Griffith. He and Julie Couch were married Nov. 7, 1970, in St. Louis...
Bernard Maddock (02/10/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Bernard Maddock, 100, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, in Perryville. He was born Oct. 17, 1908, in Perryville, son of Dennis and Christina Zahner Maddock. He married Mildred Fischer, who died Sept. 11, 1991. Bernard was a meat cutter with Delmonte in St. Louis. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus...
Charles Adams (02/10/09)
Charles Daniel "Dutch" Adams, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at his home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert McCrite (02/10/09)
TAMMS, Ill. — Robert McCrite, 47, of Tamms died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1961, in Cairo, Ill., to Farrell and Ellen Lucille Smith McCrite. Robert is survived by two daughters, Robin McCrite of Olive Branch, Ill., Karrie McCrite (Byron Delp) of Alton, Ill.; two brothers, Farrell McCrite of Olive Branch, Jimmy McCrite of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Beverly (Brad) Reed of Mexico, Mo.; a sister-in-law, JoAnn McCrite of Cape Girardeau; a brother-in-law, Paul Grace of Charleston, Mo.; three grandchildren, Michalea and Vincent Ruyle, Devon McBride; and former wife, Kathleen Lacy of Alton.. ...
LaVerne Yates (02/10/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. — LaVerne Yates, 93, of Sikeston died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Dec. 24, 1915, in Clinton, Ky., daughter of Samuel R. and Pamie Lou Scott Vinson. She and Hulett Vernon Yates were married May 25, 1940. He died Jan. 10, 1992...
Richard Conley (02/10/09)
Richard Elwood Conley, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 11, 1925, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Huey Lynn and Bertha Martha Froemsdorf Conley. He and Virginia L. Job were married July 20, 1949, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 25, 2008...
Thelma Himmelsbach (02/10/09)
Thelma Mae Himmelsbach, 84, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Monticello House. She was born May 14, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Webster Clyde and Ada Belle Robinson Smith. She and Eugene Himmelsbach were married Feb. 3, 1946. He died Dec. 1, 1992...
Teddy Schatz (02/09/09)
DEXTER, Mo. — Teddy Joe Schatz Sr., 54, of Perryville, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. He was born Nov. 27, 1954, in Malden, Mo., son of Ira Henry Crawford and the late June Elizabeth Farris Schatz. He and Patricia Sontag Schatz were married March 27, 1992. She died Dec. 8, 2008...
Steven Poirrier (02/09/09)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. — Steven R. Poirrier, 57, of Bloomfield died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1952, in St. Louis, son of James Edward and Leola Fay Poirrier. Poirrier was a retired over-the-road truckdriver. Survivors include his mother of Perryville, Mo.; fiancee, Reva Stroup of Bloomfield; five daughters, Shawney Brown, Kristy Poirrier and Elizabeth Cecil Jones, all of Friedheim, Mo., Mandy Chotrow of Perryville and Tracy Ballinger of Farmington, Mo.; two brothers, Jerry "Dennis" Poirrier of Coral Beach, Fla., and James Poirrier Jr. ...
John Webber (02/09/09)
John Webber John Kenneth Webber, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 30, 1917, in Belleville, W. Va., son of Alonzo and Dixie Wigal Webber. He and Evelyn Lewis Webber were married Aug. 19, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. She died Feb. 20,1999...
Richard Conley (02/09/09)
Richard Elwood Conley, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 11, 1925, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Huey Lynn and Bertha Martha Froemsdorf Conley. He and Virginia L. Job Conley were married July 20, 1949, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 25, 2008...
William Morgan (02/09/09)
THEBES, Ill. — William "Bill" Morgan of Thebes died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Kaitlin Beckett (02/09/09)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. — Kaitlin Amanda Marie Beckett, 17, of East Prairie died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at her home. She was born March 20, 1991, in Peoria, Ill., daughter of Leonard Leroy and Lori Ann Randolph Beckett Jr. She was a junior at East Prairie High School and had previously attended Scott City High School. She was also member of Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...
Ambrose W. Peters (02/09/09)
Ambrose W. Peters, 79, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 19, 1929, in Lutesville, Mo., son of Theodore J. and Katherine (Katie) Hinkebein Peters. Ambrose married Patricia Ann Welter on Oct. ...
Melvin Huber (02/09/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Melvin J. Huber, 74, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at his home. He was born March 25, 1934, in Perryville, Mo., son of the late Charles and Clara E. Hoffman Huber. He and Betty A. Rottler Huber were married June 27, 1959...
James Sutton (02/08/09)
James Sutton THEBES, Ill. -- James Leroy "Jim" Sutton, 60, of Thebes died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 13, 1948, in Thebes to Virgil and Nota Wooley Sutton. He and Linda Kay Cruse were married Aug. 11, 1967. She survives...
Thomas Griffith (02/08/09)
Thomas Griffith Thomas M. Griffith, 66, of Fenton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. He was born Nov. 13, 1942, in St. Louis, the son of Merrell M. and Toby Thomas Griffith. He and Julie Couch were married Nov. 7, 1960, in St. Louis...
Glenn Nicholas Lewis (02/08/09)
Glenn Lewis LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Glenn Nicholas Lewis, 63, of Lawrenceville died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at the VA Medical Center in Atlanta. He was born Nov. 4, 1945, to Harry L. and Bertha Fennema in Sikeston, Mo., where his father was part owner of Lewis Furniture Co...
Richard Conley (02/08/09)
Richard Conley Richard Elwood Conley, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 11, 1925, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Huey Lynn and Bertha Martha Froemsdorf Conley. He and Virginia L. Jo Conley were married July 20, 1949, at Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 25, 2008...
Betty Cobb (02/08/09)
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- Betty Luellen Cobb, 67, of Broken Arrow, formerly of Wagoner, Okla., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. Cobb was born April 7, 1941, in Wagoner, daughter of Floyd and Elizabeth Luellen. She and Donald Cobb were married Dec. 28, 1985, in Broken Arrow...
Mary Quail (02/08/09)
Mary E. Quail, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 14, 1922, in Pasco, Wash., daughter of Raymond and Dica Root Banks. She and Bob Quail where married in Newport, Ore. He died in 1982...
Melvin Onderdonk (02/08/09)
Melvin Onderdonk PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Melvin J. Onderdonk, 81, of Perryville died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 13, 1927, in Belgique, Mo., son of the late Albert and Bertine Fuytinck Onderdonk...
Mary Donze (02/08/09)
Mary Donze ST. LOUIS -- Mary Kathryn "Kay" Wilkerson Donze passed away Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, succumbing to cancer at the age of 62. Kay was born in Farmington, Mo., on April 26, 1946, the sixth child of the late John Adam and the late Mary Chapman Wilkerson. She and Jerry C. Donze were married Aug. 3, 1963...
Veda Chailland (02/08/09)
Veda Jewell Chailland, 84, of Bell City, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2009 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 20, 1925, at Kennett, Mo., daughter of Perry Ransom and Pearl Brotherton Bennett. She and Herman Lee Chailland were married Nov. 9, 1944, in Piggott, Ark...
Dorothy Hasty (02/07/09)
Dorothy I. "Dot" Hasty, 81, of Vanduser, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Heartland Care and Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 11, 1927, in Catron, Mo., daughter of Arvid L. and Jewell Catherine Fields Christopher. She and Ettel Lloyd Hasty were married Jan. 26, 1946, at Crowder, Mo. He survives of the home...
Charlene Scheman (02/07/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charlene A. Scheman, 73, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 17, 1935, at St. Louis. She and Charles J. Scheman were married July 31, 1953, at Afton, Mo. He died July 17, 2006...
Virginia Ridings (02/07/09)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Virginia Goodin Ridings, 93, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, in Charleston. Virginia Elizabeth Whitehead, daughter of Irvin Lester Whitehead and Nancy Susan Stroud Whitehead, was born March 31, 1915. Shortly after Virginia's birth her family moved from her birthplace at Alfalfa Center to Charleston, where she attended Eugene Field School and Charleston High School...
Ralph Bradshaw (02/07/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ralph Edwin Bradshaw, 71, of Sikeston died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 30, 1937, at Delta, son of Ralph and Martha Hester Bradshaw. He and Patsy J. Williams were married Dec. 15, 1956, at Brownwood, Mo...
Annette Zaricor (02/07/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Annette Madgdaline Zaricor, 87, died Jan. 30, 2009 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born May 21, 1921, at Oran, Mo., daughter of the late Earl C. and Helen Frieda Oliver Watkins. On Feb. 4, 1942, in Phoenix, she married DeWint H. Zaricor; he preceded her in death Oct. 1, 1994...
Thelma Worley (02/07/09)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Thelma Lee Worley, 86, of Poplar Bluff died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born July 19, 1922, in Millersville, daughter of Henry Allen and Lula Josephine Turner Winkler. She and Loomis Niswonger were married Oct. 12, 1940. He died Aug. 18, 1975. She then married John Campbell on Dec. 21, 1978. He died July 22, 1985. She then married Ischmel Worley, who died Aug. 18, 1991...
Thomas Griffith (02/07/09)
Thomas M. Griffith, 66, of Fenton, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009. at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 8, 2009, at Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church...
William Niemann (02/06/09)
William Dale "Bill" Niemann, 62, of Athens, Ala., formerly of Jackson and Gordonville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009. He was born Nov. 23, 1946, son of William John and Tavia Lange Niemann. He was baptized at Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville. He attended Gordonville grade school and graduated from Jackson High School. He attended Lebanon Church in Athens...
Robert McCrite (02/06/09)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Robert McCrite, 47, of Tamms died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Glenn James (02/06/09)
Glenn David James, 71, of Cabool, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 7, 1938, in Mayfield, Mo., son of Davy and Oma Jones James. He and Virginia Ann Maness were married Dec. 24, 1959. James had lived in Cabool since 1957. He helped build the Thompson Poultry Plant, where he worked several years. He had also worked at the Ford dealership, Honeycutt Chevrolet and Matherly Sand and Gravel...
Eric Going (02/06/09)
Eric Christopher Going, 41, of Las Vegas passed away Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1967, in St. Louis, son of Chester "Chet" Going and Kathleen Reed Peterson. He and Maribel Rodriguez were married June 30, 1990, in Las Vegas...
Winford Keesee (02/06/09)
Winford R. Keesee, 76, of Fanning Springs, Fla., died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009. He was born Sept. 13, 1932, at Fornfelt, son of Clyde and Essie Mullinax Keesee. Keesee served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War...
Ruth Heitman (02/06/09)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Ruth Heitman, 83, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, in Dexter. She was born Dec. 18, 1925, in St. Louis, to William and Lydia Horstbrink. She was a graduate of Beaumont High School and a 1947 graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, Mo. During her internship in college, Mrs. Heitman taught children on the Blackfoot Indian Reservation in Idaho. She has been a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God for 52 years...
Roselyn Anderson (02/05/09)
Roselyn "Rosie" Anderson, 86, a resident of the Lutheran Home the last 20 months of her life, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 2, 2009. Prior to moving to Cape Girardeau in May 2007, Rosie had lived in Belleville, Ill., her birthplace, for almost her whole life...
Henrietta Mocherman (02/05/09)
Henrietta M. Mocherman, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at George C. Forsythe Hospice House in Auburndale, Fla. Henrietta had been living at Swiss Village in Winter Haven, Fla., the past 25 years. She was born Sept. 27, 1918, in Hamilton, Ind., to Harris and lzola Teegardin Dirrim. She and Donald Mocherman were married Oct. 17, 1937, in Williams County, Ohio. He died Sept. 9, 1990...
The Rev. Leo Hotze (02/05/09)
The Rev. Leo Hotze LEOPOLD, Mo. -- The Rev. Leo Hotze, 92, a Divine Word missionary who served two terms as provincial superior, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, in Techny, Ill. Born in 1916 in Leopold, he was the fifth of Bernard and Anne Margaret Steinnerd Hotze's nine children...
Hailey Dacus (02/05/09)
Hailey Lynn Dacus, 7, of Fruitland, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 8, 2001, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Mitchell B. and Victoria L. Linhart Dacus. Hailey was a second-grade student at North Elementary School in Fruitland. ...
Minnie Kennon (02/05/09)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. — Minnie Lena Dickerson Kennon, 81, of Murphysboro went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, after a long battle with lung disease, under the loving care of Dr. Ana Migone and the staff at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro...
Arthur Westrich (02/05/09)
Arthur Westrich CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Arthur Lawrence Westrich, 83, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 27, 1925, in New Hamburg, Mo., son of Benjamin Lawrence and Bertha Ida Pobst Westrich...
Marie Hibbing (02/05/09)
BENTON, Mo. — Marie Elizabeth Hibbing, 86, of Riverside, Calif., died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009. She was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Kelso, Mo., daughter of George and Helen Hamm Ziegler. She and Milton Hibbing were married Sept. 11, 1955, in Benton. After their marriage the couple moved to California...
Doyle Sample (02/04/09)
Doyle W. Sample, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 27, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leonard and Lola Mungle Sample. He and Cora Lee Moore were married June 16, 1957, in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Sample served in the National Guard...
Nona Walls (02/04/09)
Nona Mae Walls, 70, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 1, 1939, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Elmer Dale and Dorothy Katherine Grojean Crites. She and James Curtis Walls were married May 13, 1961, in Memphis, Tenn. He died Dec. 13, 2007...
Lucille Scholz (02/04/09)
GORHAM, Ill. -- L. Lucille Scholz, 89, of Gorham, passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Pettett Funeral Home in Murphysboro. Burial will be in Goodbread Cemetery...
Clifford Benefield (02/04/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clifford Leo Benefield, 84, of Anna died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. He was born April 9, 1924, in Thebes, Ill., son of Claude and Nettie Benefield. He and Minnie Lou Schiro were married in September 1951 in Piggott, Ark...
Gary Cook (02/04/09)
Gary Wayne Cook, 61, of Burfordville passed away Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1948, north of Burfordville, son of Orville and Mildred Hanners Cook. Gary attended the former Burfordville School. He worked at Jackson Co-op, Sailer Roofing Co., Drury Construction and Contrend Inc. in Cape Girardeau. He had been unable to work the past nine years due to his health...
Barbara Moore (02/04/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Barbara Jean Moore, 50, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at her home. She was born July 10, 1958, at Randles, daughter of Bill Lancaster and Violet Standley Moore. Moore had worked at the former Carr-Textile in Chaffee. Survivors include her mother of Chaffee; two brothers, Joe Crader of Chaffee, Randy Moore of High Ridge, Mo.; two sisters, Margie White of Cape Girardeau, Brenda Moore of Sikeston, Mo., and fiance, Andy Schlosser of Chaffee...
William Garland (02/04/09)
PATTON, Mo. -- William "Bill" Lindell Garland, 60, of Patton died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 2, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Vern and Thelma Loraine Barks Garland. Garland worked for VIP industries and was a member of the Little Whitewater Baptist Church...
Hailey Dacus (02/04/09)
Hailey Lynn Dacus, 7, of Fruitland, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau from injuries received in an automobile accident. She is the daughter of Mitchell and Victoria Linhart Dacus...
Marie Hibbing (02/04/09)
KELSO, Mo. -- Marie Elizabeth Hibbing, 86, of Riverside, Calif., formerly of Kelso, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Kaiser Medical Center in Riverside. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Verla Kinder (02/04/09)
Verla B Cobble Kinder, 87, of Daisy died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 24, 1922, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Joseph and Frieda Wills Cobble. She and Glen Stephen "Dude" Kinder II were married June 13, 1947, after he returned from World War II. He died Jan. 26, 1999...
Walter Schubert (02/03/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Walter F. Schubert, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 7, 1921, in Perry County, Mo., son of Max and Irma Bergmann Schubert. He was married Dec. 25, 1946, to Vivian Schamburg, who died April 29, 1987...
Verla Kinder (02/03/09)
Verla B. Kinder, 86, of Daisy died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Annie Jenkins (02/03/09)
Annie Luvenia Jenkins, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 28, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank and Lydia Runnels. She married Fred L. Jenkins, who died in 1949. Survivors include three sons, Harold and Samuel Jenkins of Cape Girardeau, William Jenkins of Cleveland; two daughters, Charlotte Wade and Peggy Primm of Cape Girardeau; 19 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren...
Alice Johnson (02/03/09)
CAIRO, Ill. — Alice Marie Johnson, 29, of Charleston, Mo., formerly of Cairo died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Oct. 21, 1979, daughter of Chester Johnson and Sheila Brown McKinley. She attended Jamp Special Education and graduated from Egyptian High School in 1999...
Billy McClure (02/03/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo.— Billy G. McClure, 70, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009, at his home. He was born April 21, 1938, in Bragg City, Mo., son of Virgil Thomas and Edith Ferguson McClure. He and Charlotte J. Casey were married Oct. 8, 1960...
Anita de la Garza (02/03/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Anita de la Garza, 81, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 20, 1928, in Penitas, Texas, daughter of Hipolito and Catarina Rivas Zamora. She and Rodolfo de la Garza were married July 19, 1952...
Mary Seabaugh (02/03/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Mary A. Seabaugh, 70, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Sept. 6, 1938, in Palm City, Fla., daughter of Augusta Alice Gilliard. She and Troy L. Seabaugh were married Jan. 31, 1961. He died Sept. 18, 1993...
Jo Ann Hayden (02/03/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Jo Ann Hayden, 76, of Perryville died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 1, 1932, in Perryville, daughter of William and Irene Buehler Lurk. She and Donald Hayden were married July 20, 1956. He died Nov. 13, 1997...
Kenneth Meskill (02/03/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Kenneth L. Meskill, 78, of Anna died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Union County Hospital. He was born May 6, 1930, in Phillips, Wis., son of Bert and Lena Zapfe Meskill. He owned Meskill Construction Co. in the Chicago area 45 years. He retired in 1997 and moved to Southern Illinois...
Mabel Peters (02/03/09)
BERTRAND, Mo. — Mabel Ann Peters, 92, of Bertrand died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born May 10, 1916, in Monette, Ark., daughter of William Theodore and Florence Jane Pitts Woods. She and John Albert Peters Sr. were married Oct. 19, 1935. He died April 3, 2005...
Kelly Lilly (02/03/09)
Kelly W. Lilly, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Jan. 8, 1983, in Perryville, Mo., son of James Lilly and Tina Glastetter. Survivors include a son, Kristopher Lilly of Cape Girardeau; his mother of Phoenix; a sister, Amanda Lilly of Festus, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Caroline Allbritton of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandmother, Velma Lilly of Perryville; and fiancee, Sandy Enlow of Cape Girardeau...
Virginia Smith (02/03/09)
Virginia Ann Smith, 79, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 29, 1929, near Advance, daughter of Comelous and Althea Zimmerman Cox. She and Billy J. Smith were married Sept. 22, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He died June 1, 2007...
Irene Beussink (02/03/09)
Irene R. Beussink, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 15, 1930, in Leopold, Mo., daughter of Henry John and Frances Helena Seiler Wubker. She and Ernest Henry Beussink were married July 1, 1950, at St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold...
Everett James (02/03/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Everett M. James, 58, of Marble Hill died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1950, in Lutesville, Mo., son of Earnie and Beatrice Hill James. He first married Shirlene Hodge on March 10, 1973. He later married Norma Sitze on Sept. 6, 1998. She died Sept. 27, 2002. He then married Patricia Diana Long on July 19, 2003...
Elsie Swoboda (02/03/09)
CAIRO, Ill. — Elsie M. Swoboda, 89, of Cairo died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd Pullett (02/02/09)
PULASKI, Ill. — Lloyd "Pete" Pullett, 85, of Pulaski died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1924, at Pulaski, son of Toby and Catherine McDaniel Pullett. Pullett worked for the Pulaski County Highway Department until his retirement in 1989. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Flossie Kirsch (02/02/09)
BENTON, Mo. — Flossie Juanita Kirsch, 90, of Benton died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 20, 1918, in Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Joel and Earsy Simmons Hopper. On May 24, 1946, she married Karl John Kirsch in Benton...
Johnnie Carter (02/02/09)
Johnnie Darroll Carter, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at the home of his daughter in Oak Ridge. He was born Sept. 30, 1940, at Parma, Mo., son of Paul Daniel and Lucille Beatrice Ivie Carter. He and Judy Kimbel were married in 1959. He later married Jerry S. Pender in 1963. Carter has been unmarried since 1975...
Thelma Worley (02/02/09)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Thelma Lee Niswonger Worley, 86, of Poplar Bluff died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home of Jackson.
Johnnie Carter (02/01/09)
Johnnie Carter Johnnie Darroll Carter, 68, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at the home of his daughter in Oak Ridge. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma Sweitzer (02/01/09)
Wilma Sweitzer JONESBORO, Ill. -- Wilma Joan Sweitzer, 66, of Jonesboro died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born July 11, 1942, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Norman G. and Opal E. Martin Hickam. Sweitzer worked her entire nursing career as an LPN at Jackson County Rehab Center. She was a member of the VFW Post No. 3455 Ladies Auxiliary in Anna, Ill...
Robert Satterfield (02/01/09)
Robert Satterfield CAIRO, Ill. -- Robert D. Satterfield, 78, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. He was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Cairo, son of Louis Lloyd and Ima Louise Atherton Satterfield. He married Mary Ruth McGinness...
Larry Schwepker (02/01/09)
Larry Schwepker Larry Don Schwepker, 69, of Delta died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at home. He was born Oct. 19, 1939, at Delta, son of Earnest H. and Adath Amos Schwepker. He and Nelda Jean Sparkman were married in 1959. He later married Sharon Ann Braun...
Billy Blackwell Sr. (02/01/09)
Billy Blackwell Sr. Billy G. Blackwell Sr., 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 12, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of Thomas G. and Mary Craig Blackwell. He and Beatrice Wallace Blackwell were married April 13, 1952, in Forrest City, Ark...
Jimmy Crader (02/01/09)
Jimmy Crader MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jimmy Clark Crader, 69, of Marble Hill died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, in Marble Hill. He was born Sept. 29, 1939, at Burfordville, son of Milton E. and Clarine West Crader. He and Alice Marie Keaveny were married Sept. 29, 2008, at their home in Marble Hill...
Samuel Boyd (02/01/09)
Samuel Boyd Samuel A. Boyd, 73, of Jackson died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 16, 1935, at Potosi, Mo., son of William A. and Leona M. Byrd Boyd Sr. Boyd was a retired auto mechanic. Survivors include two sons, Samuel Boyd of Chicago, Aaron Boyd of Jackson; two daughters, Kimberly Klein of Carrington, Va., Phyllis Bridges of Calumet City, Ill.; four brothers, William Boyd and Danny Boyd, both of Ironton, Mo., Nathan Boyd and Ollie Boyd of St. ...