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Obituaries from March 2009

Diane Zervas (03/31/09)
Diane Zervas HILLSBORO, Mo. -- Diane G. Zervas, 61, of Hillsboro died Friday, March 27, 2009, at her home. She was born Sept. 15, 1947, in St. Louis, daughter of Henry J. and Jacqueline Miller Weber. She married William Zervas. Zervas was a retired licensed practical nurse...
Wesley Johnson (03/31/09)
Wesley Johnson KARNAK, Ill. -- Wesley F. Johnson, 85, of Karnak died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, Ill. He was born June 23, 1923, in Joppa, Ill., son of John B. and Maude Sears Johnson. Johnson retired as a machinist with Zoller Piston Co. in Fort Wayne, Ind. He attended First Baptist Church in Karnak...
Mary Moreland (03/31/09)
Mary Moreland MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary Lou Moreland, 80, of Mounds died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 7, 1928, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of James Lloyd and Josephine Marie Shelton. She married Wallis H. Moreland...
Willie Hammonds (03/31/09)
Willie Hammonds Willie Charles Hammonds, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Juy 23, 1956, at Catron, Mo., son of Lillian Wynne Hammonds. Hammonds was a 1975 graduate of Central High School and participated in track and field. He attended Meramec Community College...
Jean Nanna (03/31/09)
Jean Nanna ADVANCE, Mo. -- Jean Ann Nanna, 73, of Advance passed away Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Aug. 8, 1935, at Leemon, Mo., daughter of Robert Lee and Irene Rehkopf Dunn. She and Earl Ladon Nanna were married Jan. 8, 1954, at Red Star Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Sept. 26, 2006...
Delmar Pohlman (03/31/09)
Delmar Pohlman Delmar F. Pohlman, 84, of Oak Ridge died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 24, 1924, in Oak Ridge, son of Fred "F.W." and Cora Ruppel Pohlman. He and Lillian E. Aurich were married Jan. 6, 1946, in Farrar, Mo...
Charles Williams (03/31/09)
Charles Williams CAIRO, Ill. -- Charles H. Williams, 69, of Okeechobee, Fla., formerly of Cairo, died Saturday, March 28, 2009. He was born April 28, 1939, in Cairo, son of Charles Dennis and Lenna L. Hartman Williams. He married Janet Davidson. Williams was a member of Oakview Baptist Church in Okeechobee. He was a real estate agent and opened Williams Pawn in Okeechobee in 1978. He was a lieutenant with Okeechobee Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue...
Lexie Burke (03/31/09)
Lexie Burke Lexie Watkins Burke, 94, died Monday, March 30, 2009, at Saxony Lutheran Village. She was born Dec. 20, 1914, in Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of the late Lorenzo Dow and Flora Serilda Brendel Helms. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and was a bookkeeper 37 years at Vanduser Cotton Gin, retiring in 1987...
William Modglin (03/31/09)
William Modglin William Henry Modglin, 72, of Scott City died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 13, 1936, son of William Albert and Dora Bomank Modglin. He and Sheila Chiles were married July 22, 1956, in Cape Girardeau...
Rosella Bader (03/31/09)
Rosella Bader GLENNONVILLE, Mo. -- Rosella Marie Bader, 82, of Glennonville died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born April 19, 1926, at Glennonville, daughter of Simon and Mary Ubelhor Eberhard. She and John Herman Bader were married Jan. 18, 1950, at Glennonville. He died March 10, 1988...
Gary Ferguson (03/30/09)
Gary Ferguson, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
J. Christopher Schnell (03/30/09)
Dr. J. Christopher Schnell Dr. J. Christopher Schnell, 66, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully Friday, March 27, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, with his wife at his side. He was born in Wichita, Kan., on Sept. 9, 1942, the son of James Joseph and Edna Paula Hunter Schnell. Chris married Phyllis Lynn Knowles Nov 16, 1985...
Loren Eddleman (03/30/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Loren Eddleman, 81, died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Life Care Hospital in Plano, Texas. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro.
Marilynn Melton (03/29/09)
Marilynn Ann (Taz) Melton, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 11, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James R. and Dorthea A. Rafferty Maxwell. Melton was a graduate of St. Mary Grade School in 1969 and Notre Dame High School in 1973...
Mary Lou Moreland (03/29/09)
Mary Lou Moreland, 80, of Mounds, Ill., died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Dr. J. Christopher Schnell (03/29/09)
Dr. J. Christopher Schnell, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 27, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Church. Funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Primm Voss (03/29/09)
Primm L. "Lee" Voss, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 17, 1935, in Seventy-Six, Mo., the son of Primm John and Fayvette Parker Voss. Lee spent 35 years in broadcasting, working as a radio announcer and producer with stations across the middle and western U.S. Later in his career he achieved hard-earned success in the insurance business and in commodity trading...
Ruth Neels (03/29/09)
WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. -- Ruth M. Neel, 83, of Webster Groves, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Ballwin, Mo. She was born May 9, 1925, at Belgique, Mo., daughter of Leo and Matilda L'Hote Neels. Neels was an executive secretary for Ralston-Purina Corp. for 25 years, and after her retirement she was a volunteer for the Arthritis Foundation, American Lung Association and Talking Tapes...
Donald Bonney (03/29/09)
Donald Lee "Don" Bonney, 71, was called into the hands of the Lord, at his home, on March 27, 2009, after a three-year battle with cancer. Don and his wife resided at Saxony Village in Cape Girardeau the past five years. They are formerly of Jackson...
Wilma Schumer (03/29/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilma M. Schumer, 92, of Perryville died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Nov. 15, 1916, in Biehle, Mo., daughter of Theodore and Mary Ruch Lappe. She and Edward F. Schumer were married Nov. 15, 1941. He died July 18, 2004...
Lorene Parkinson (03/29/09)
Lorene Parkinson, age 85, of Olive Branch, Ill., passed away at 2:02 p.m., Friday, March 27, 2009, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1924, in Thebes, Ill., the daughter of Herbert and Onie Lee Trammel Wyatt. She is survived by her husband, Edward Parkinson of Olive Branch; six children, Sherry (Gordon) Windings of Villa Ridge, Ill., Earl Russell Jr. ...
Primm Voss (03/28/09)
Primm L. "Lee" Voss, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marilynn Melton (03/28/09)
Marilynn Ann "Taz" Melton, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at St. Louis University Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 6. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Cathedral...
Louis Seiler (03/28/09)
LAKE ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Louis G. Seiler, 82, of Lake St. Louis died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis. He was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Bollinger County, Mo., son of Benard and Mary Brauer Seiler. He married Mollie E. Scott...
Steve Upshaw (03/28/09)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Steve Upshaw, 58, of Tamms died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 9, 1950, in Cairo, Ill., to Vern and Lola Holmes Upshaw. He married Debbie Franklin July 5, 1968. Upshaw was baptized in the Baptist Church in Cairo and had attended Trinity Assembly of God Church...
Don Bonney (03/28/09)
Don Bonney, 71, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, March 27, 2009, at his home at Saxony Village. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, and from 9 a.m. Monday to service time at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Lorene Parkinson (03/28/09)
Lorene Parkinson, 85, of Olive Branch, Ill., died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1924, at Thebes, Ill., daughter of Herbert and Onie Lee Trammel Wyatt. Survivors include her husband, Edward Parkinson of Olive Branch; three daughters, Sherry Windings of Villa Ridge, Ill., Sandra Bruenderman and Amy Aldridge of Cape Girardeau; three sons, Earl Russell Jr. ...
Esther Clements (03/28/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Esther Minnie Clements, 90, of Perryville died Friday, March 27, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Aug. 5, 1918, at Lixville, Mo., daughter of Christian and Josephine Behrle Clements. Clements was an egg inspector. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Barbara Fredrickson (03/27/09)
CAIRO, Ill. — Barbara Langan Fredrickson, 71, of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Cairo, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at her home. She was born July 13, 1937, in Cairo, daughter of Elizabeth "Libby" Carter Morin and George Langan. She and Charles N. Frederickson were married...
Colleen Jones (03/27/09)
Colleen Jones Colleen Chloe Deputy Jones, 91, of California, formerly of Scott City, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, in Fairfield, Calif. She was born Dec. 18, 1917, in Dongola, Ill. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth L. Jones; two daughters, Priscilla Kankel of Milpitas, Calif., Lynn Ridgway of Reno, Nev.; a son, Ken Jones of Palm Coast, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren...
Carl Todt Sr. (03/27/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Carl E. Todt Sr., 81, died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 15, 1927, in Raymond, Ill., to the late John and Bertha Hoehn Todt. Carl moved to the Morley area in 1936, graduating from Morley High School in 1945...
Mark Collins (03/27/09)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. — Mark Collins, 53, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 13, 1956, in Cairo, Ill., to William Greenley and Mary Josephine Siers Collins. Collins worked for Crop Production Service in Olive Branch. He loved hunting, fishing, boating, riding his Harley and his dog, Blondie. He was loved by all his friends and acquaintances...
Richard Smith (03/27/09)
Richard Stephen Smith, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 18, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Daniel and Eva Utley Smith. He and Laverne Baugher were married Aug. 25, 1963, at West Side Church of God in Cape Girardeau...
Thelma McDonald (03/27/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Thelma Frances McDonald, 91, died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Sikeston. She was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Sikeston, daughter of Spurlin and Birdie Duke Beck. She and Louie Amos McDonald were married April 8, 1939. He died April 20, 2007...
Patricia Campbell (03/27/09)
ZALMA, Mo. — Patricia Lou Campbell, 74, of Zalma passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 29, 1935, at Otterville, Ill., daughter of Dorothy Cory. Patricia was retired from Owens Illinois Glass, where she was a box maker in the packing department. She was of the Baptist belief...
Juanita Gabler (03/27/09)
Juanita Gabler, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born May 6, 1913, in Advance, Mo., daughter of Frank and Viola Moss Beard. She and Robert Anthony Gabler were married Jan. 10, 1959, in Winter Haven, Calif. He died Nov. 9, 1997...
Juanita Webster (03/26/09)
McCLURE, Ill. — Juanita Webster, 81, of McClure died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center. She was born April 22, 1927, at Neelys Landing, Mo., daughter of Alfred and Delia Hurst Craft. She married Richard Webster, who preceded her in death...
Zita Kirn (03/26/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Zita E. Kirn, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was born Nov. 18, 1918, in Perry County, daughter of Felix and Laura Roy Moore. She and Sylvester Leo Kirn were married Oct. 31, 1942. He died June 22, 1996...
Mark Collins (03/26/09)
TAMMS, Ill. — Mark Collins, 53, of Tamms died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Anderson (03/26/09)
ORAN, Mo. — Dorothy May Anderson, 72, of Oran died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Oct. 21, 1936, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Bill and Donna Ester Tankersley Cook. She and Jewell "Cotton" Anderson were married June 24, 1961. He died April 20, 1991...
Ruby Ravenstein (03/26/09)
Ruby Clara Schlimme Ravenstein, 93, of Littleton, Mass., formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton. She was born Jan. 21, 1916, in Jackson, daughter of Martin and Clara Bock Schlimme. She and Nyal "Bob" Ravenstein were married June 14, 1940, in Lawrence, Kan. He died Nov. 23, 1987...
William Smith (03/26/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. — William Harold "Dago" Smith, 81, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Willie and Nora Getting Smith. Smith worked at Trojan Powder Plant 27 1/2 years before retiring...
Stanford Frey (03/26/09)
Stanford Theodore Frey, 92, of Scott City died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 8, 1917, in Sikeston, Mo., son of George William and Mary Stephanie Bouchard Frey. He and Lillie Susan Alma Miller were married June 3, 1938, in Sikeston...
James Mayo (03/26/09)
James Albert Mayo, 63, of Scott City died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born June 7, 1945, in Peoria, Ill., son of Albert and Doris Scanlan Mayo. He and Gladys Lorraine "Lora" Shipley were married Nov. 8, 1993, in Chester, Ill...
Richard Smith (03/26/09)
Richard Stephen Smith, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Helen Acer (03/26/09)
Helen H. Restemayer Acer, 83, of Ormond Beach, Fla., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 12, 2009. She was born Oct. 11, 1925, in Centralia, Ill., daughter of Jerome and Veneita Hasemeier. She and Clinton E. Restemayer were married June 27, 1948. He died March 17, 1976. She and Donald W. Acer Jr. were married April 15, 1989, in Ormond Beach...
Donna Renschen (03/26/09)
Donna Sue Renschen, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 26, 1960, in Breese, Ill., daughter of Alvin Francis and Johanna Mary Kues Renschen. Renschen was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and also attended Trinity Grace Chapel. She was a volunteer for Head Start, and a caregiver to her grandchildren...
Juanita Gabler (03/26/09)
Juanita Gabler, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 2, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Hildred Simmons (03/25/09)
Hildred N. Simmons, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 3, 1918, in Glendale, Ill., daughter of Charles Robert and Florence Ethel Aly Broadway. She and Miles Thurman Simmons were married Dec. 25, 1935, in Popp County, Ill. He died April 24, 1988...
Hazel Schloss (03/25/09)
Hazel Schloss, 94, of Jackson died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Jackson Manor. She was born March 22, 1915, at Oriole, daughter of Pearl and Jeffie Abernathy Sides. She and William Schloss were married May 27, 1938, at Benton, Mo. He died Nov. 5, 1994...
Faye Adams (03/25/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Faye Eileen Adams, 76, of Anna died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Mill Creek Ill., daughter of Charles and Ruth Lindsey Watkins. She and Benjamin C. Adams were married Sept. 6, 1952, in Anna, Ill. He died Jan. 31, 1987...
Stanford Frey (03/25/09)
Stanford T. Frey of Scott City died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
William Smith (03/25/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Wiliam Harold "Dago" Smith, 81 of Jonesboro died Tuesday, March 24, 2009 in his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Robert Forehand (03/25/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert Forehand, 82, of Anna died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born Feb. 27, 1927, in Centralia, Ill., son of Thomas A. and Annie Nimmo Forehand. Forehand was a truck driver. He was a member of First Christian Church in Anna and life member of Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455...
Dr. Jean Chapman (03/25/09)
Dr. Jean Allen Chapman, 80, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, March 23, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 18, 1928, to Vernon A. and Gertrude Smith Chapman at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Chapman attended Southeast Missouri State University's Campus School in Cape Girardeau and graduated from Central High School in 1946. ...
Juanita Webster (03/25/09)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Juanita Webster, 81, of McClure died Tuesday, March 24, 2009. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Ruby Ravenstein (03/25/09)
Ruby Clara Schlimme Ravenstein, 93, of Littleton, Mass., formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton. She was born Jan. 21, 1916, in Jackson, daughter of Martin and Clara Bock Schlimme. She and Nyal "Bob" Ravenstein were married June 14, 1940, in Lawrence, Kan. He died Nov. 23, 1987...
Thomas Glastetter (03/25/09)
Thomas L. Glastetter, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 23, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis and Anna Bucher Glastetter. He and Martha Blattel Glastetter were married April 12, 1980, at Benton, Mo. Glastetter was a 1970 graduate of Kelly High School. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church...
Christopher Britzman (03/25/09)
Christopher Edward William Britzman, 18 days, of Jackson died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 3, 2009, in Cape Girardeau, son of Amber E. Britzman. Survivors include his mother; maternal grandparents, Ruth Britzman and Mary Britzman of Jackson, Jerry May of Atlanta; paternal grandparents, Kathy Fowler and William Palmer of Cape Girardeau; maternal great-grandparents, Don and Marilyn May of Iron Mountain, Mo.; paternal great-grandmothers, Pearline Linhart of Marble Hill, Mo., and Dora Apodoca of Phoenix.. ...
Carl Warren (03/25/09)
Carl D. Warren, 85, of Carlinville, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Heritage Manor in Carlinville. He was born Sept. 17, 1923, at Taskee, Mo., son of Charles and Jenni Frailey Warren. He and Dora Jean Fitzgerald were married Oct. 11, 1946, at Cottage Hills, Ill...
Edward Schnurbusch (03/24/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Edward C. "Junior" Schnurbusch, 79, of Perryville died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 17, 1929, at Apple Creek, Mo., son of Henry Edward and Clotilda Leible Schnurbusch. He and Josephine A. Berkbigler were married Nov. 29, 1969, in Perryville...
Robert Forehand (03/24/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Robert Forehand, 82, of Anna died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Union County Hospital. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Farrow-Dix (03/24/09)
Mary J. Farrow-Dix, 59, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away Monday, March 23, 2009, at the home of her sister in Jackson. She was born Aug. 6, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Nelson C. and Emma Sparkman Farrow. She and Dale A. Dix were married Oct. 29, 1967, at Irondale, Mo...
Kenneth Foster (03/24/09)
GOREVILLE, Ill. — Kenneth "Kenny" Foster, 70, of Goreville, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1938, in Union County, Ill., son of John and May Julia Chaney Foster. He and Karen Crain were married Aug. 9, 1980...
Jerry Sindle (03/24/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Jerry Lee Sindle, 64, of Sikeston, Mo., died March 22, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 7, 1944, in Pop City, Mo., son of Gene and Ollie Jones Sindle. He and Diane Gates were married Dec. 3, 1976, in Pop City...
Dr. Jean Chapman (03/24/09)
Dr. Jean A. Chapman, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church...
Billie Sullivan (03/24/09)
THEBES, Ill. — Billie Jo Sullivan, 59, of Thebes passed away Sunday, March 22, 2009, at her home, where she has resided the past 15 years. She was born July 24, 1950, in Sacramento, Calif., daughter of Clarence and Thelma Elston Setters. She and William R. Sullivan were married Aug. 21, 1987, in Port Leyden, N.Y...
Homer Graham (03/24/09)
PATTERSON, Mo. — Homer A. Graham, 81, of Patterson died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1927, at Fredericktown, Mo. He and Colleen Sebastian were married May 14, 1950, at Fredericktown. Graham was a farmer and cattle rancher. He was a member of Farm Bureau and Patterson Baptist Church...
Faye Adams (03/24/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Faye Eileen Watkins Adams, 76, of Anna died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Mill Creek Ill., daughter of Charles and Ruth Lindsey Watkins. She and Benjamin C. Adams were married Sept. 6, 1952, in Anna. He died Jan. 31, 1987...
Virginia Obergoenner (03/24/09)
ST. LOUIS — Virginia R. "Ginny" Obergoenner, 82, of St. Louis died Saturday, March 21, 2009. She was born May 7, 1926, in Vandalia, Ill., daughter of Harold Thomas and Hazel Lawson Emerick. She married Vernon R. Obergoenner. He preceded her in death...
Billy Lands Sr. (03/24/09)
FLORISSANT, Mo. — Billy G. Lands Sr., 75, of Florissant, formerly of Delta, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, in Florissant. Lands was born Jan. 17, 1934, at Delta, son of Thomas H. and Lucy Spain Lands. He and Alice Gibson were married Nov. 8, 1958, in St. Louis County, Mo...
Julia Graham (03/23/09)
Julia Cecelia Graham, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 20, 2009, at her home. She was born Aug. 19, 1928, in Gulf Port, Miss., daughter of Thomas and Mamie E. Stokes Reed. She and Joe Graham Jr. were married Jan. 17, 1949, in St. Louis. He died March 8, 1990...
Virginia R. 'Ginny' Obergoenner (03/23/09)
ST. LOUIS — Virginia R. "Ginny" Obergoenner, 82, of St. Louis died Saturday, March 21, 2009. She was born May 7, 1926, in Vandalia, Ill., daughter of Harold Thomas and Hazel Lawson Emerick. She married Vernon R. Obergoenner. He preceded her in death...
James Tilley (03/23/09)
HARTSELLE, Ala. — James Tilley, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at his home in Hartselle. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Betty J. Moll (03/23/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Betty J. Moll, 77, of Perryville died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at her home. She was born Dec. 4, 1931, in Perry County, daughter of Benjamin and Gertrude Rullo Berkbuegler. She was married to Roy Moll in 1953. He died July 22, 1998...
Ruby Ravenstein (03/23/09)
LITTLETON, Mass. — Ruby C. Ravenstein, 93, formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Jerad Kimmel (03/23/09)
Jerad Kenneth Kimmel, 27, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 5, 1981, in Portland, Ore., son of David Dale and Colleen Elvera Karrick. Survivors include his parents of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Amee D. James of Mattoon, Ill.; and his paternal grandmother, Mary Kimmel of Olney, Ill...
Richard T. Basler (03/23/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Richard T. Basler, 66, of Perryville died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at his residence. He was born March 2, 1943, in Perry County, son of the late Raymond V. and Irene C. Favier Basler. He and Sandra Williams were married Sept. 18, 1965...
Manford 'Gene' Poole (03/23/09)
TUNNEL HILL, Ill. — Manford Eugene "Gene" Poole, 74, of Tunnel Hill, Ill., died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Gene was born Aug. 2, 1934, in Mill Creek, Ill., to Manford James and Effie Lorene (Sims) Poole. He married Rosanna Schierbaum Jan. 6, 1956, in Cornith, Miss...
Imelda Ruopp (03/22/09)
Imelda Roberta Ruopp, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Ratliff Nursing Home. She was born May 15, 1920, in Bloomsdale, Mo., in Ste. Genevieve County, daughter of Robert Peter Carron and Florence Schweiss Carron. Imelda and Dudley Graham Ruopp were married Jan. 13, 1946, in Bloomsdale. Imelda assisted her husband in their practice of chiropractic business more than 40 years. She was a homemaker and mother of eight children...
Joseph Shepard (03/22/09)
Joseph John "Jack" Shep­ard, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 21, 1930, in St. Louis, son of Joseph Matthew and Anna Evelyn Hill Shepard. He and Anita Johnson were married Nov. 25, 1950, in St. Louis...
Betty Duffield (03/22/09)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Betty G. Duffield, 73, of Olmsted died Friday, March 20, 2009, at her home. She was born Dec. 13, 1935, at Vienna, Ill., daughter of Julius and Nora Simpson Holmes. Duffield was a retired waitress from the former Voigt's Cafe and Gulf Station in Olmsted...
Cleophas Halter (03/22/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cleophas "Lefty" Halter, 89, of Chaffee died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born July 11, 1919, at Caney, Mo., son of Martin and Helen Baudenstiel Halter. He and Dortha Marion Shoemaker were married Feb. 19, 1944...
Julia Graham (03/22/09)
Julia Cecelia Graham, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 20, 2009, at her home. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. James AME Church. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with the Rev. Debbie Thornton officiating...
James Mayo (03/22/09)
James A. Mayo, 63, of Scott City died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Frances Hunter (03/22/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frances Magill Hunter, 95, of Sikeston died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at her home. She was born March 30, 1913, in Cape Girardeau. She and William Pinnell Hunter Sr. were married Aug. 26, 1936, in New Madrid, Mo. He died July 25, 1996...
Glenda Gum (03/22/09)
Glenda Deloris Gum, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 2, 1942, in Kennett, Mo., daughter of Ralph A. and Margaret J. Hill Green. She and Robert W. Gum Jr. were married June 13, 1963, in Kennett...
Ercie Rhodes (03/22/09)
Ercie Jane Rhodes, 80, of Scott City died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 15, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ellis and Tilla Jane Carroll Henderson. She and Grover "Glenn" Rhodes were married Sept. 24, 1945, at Cape Girardeau...
Opal Frymire (03/21/09)
Opal Frymire Opal Irene Frymire, 79, of Marquand, Mo., died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 6, 1929, in Grassy, Mo., daughter of Jasper and Iva James Robbins. She and Albert Frymire were married Feb. 20, 1945. He died in 1998...
Paul Brown (03/21/09)
Paul Brown Paul Brown, 87, of Jackson died Monday, March 16, 2009, at Jackson Manor. He was born Nov. 17, 1921, at Scopus, Mo., son of William Dellon and Nellie Tennessee Conder Brown. He and Betty Mae Orrell were married March 9, 1940. She died Dec. 22, 2006...
Cleophas Halter (03/21/09)
Cleophas Halter CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cleophas Halter, 89, of Chaffee died Friday, March 20, 2009, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.
Glenda Gum (03/21/09)
Glenda Gum Glenda Deloris Gum, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with the Rev. Charles Lance officiating...
Ercie Rhodes (03/21/09)
Ercie Rhodes Ercie J. Rhodes, 80, died Friday in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Bob Wachter (03/20/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Bob R. Wachter, 78, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, in Scott City. He was born Jan. 24, 1931, at Dutchtown, son of Hugo Augustus and Lydia Wessel Wachter. He and Sue Redfern were married Jan. 6, 1951. She died Feb. 6, 1993. He and Beulah "Bea" Eastwood Gnann were married Feb. 26, 2005...
Cornelia Choate (03/20/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Cornelia A. Choate, 88, of Anna died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, and Saturday from noon to service time at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tony Foeller officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery...
Bill Silliman (03/20/09)
DEXTER, Mo. — Bill Silliman, 76, son of the late William Ray and Agnes Martha Harris Silliman, was born Jan. 3, 1933, at Essex, Mo. He departed this life Thursday, March 19, 2009, at his home. Mr. Silliman was of the Baptist belief, a retired farmer, businessman, a board member of Chalk Bluff Cemetery, on the Ozark Border Electric Co-Operative Board of Directors 15 years and a member of Dexter Elks Lodge 2439...
Golda Winn (03/20/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Golda Winn, 83, of Anna died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. She was born June 17, 1925, in Union County, Ill., daughter of James Green and Tressie Jones Henderson. She and Oral "Preach" Winn were married Sept. 17, 1954. He died July 10, 2004...
Taegin Murphy (03/19/09)
Taegin Julianna Murphy was stillborn Monday, March 16, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She is the daughter of Justin L. Murphy of Cape Girardeau and Jennifer M. Walker of Jackson. Paternal survivors include grandfather and stepgrandmother, Leon and Brenda Murphy of Cape Girardeau; grandmother, Marie Sander of Burfordville; great-grandmother, Lillian Sander of Burfordville; an aunt, Missy (Brandon) Holzheimer and family of Marble Hill, Mo.; uncles, David Murphy of Nashville, Tenn., Kirk Murphy and family of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Brad Long and family of Marble Hill, Dean (Rachel) Long and family of Scopus, Mo., and the family of the late Scott Murphy of Mound City, Ill.. ...
Golda Winn (03/19/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Golda Winn, 83, of Anna died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Richard Martin (03/19/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Richard "Rick" Martin, 55, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 9, 1953, in Ironton, Mo., son of Dorsey L. and Pearl Flinders Martin. Martin was a defective- merchandise manager at Buchheit...
Earl Blattel (03/19/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Earl Blattel, 80, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Cornelia Choate (03/19/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Cornelia Choate, 88, of Anna died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tony Foeller officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery...
Bob Wachter (03/19/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Bob Wachter, 78, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Wilke (03/19/09)
Paul Dean Wilke, 74, of Millersville died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1934, at Kurreville, Mo., son of Aaron Luther and Thelma Mae Fulbright Wilke. He and Wanda Lee Statler were married Dec. 10, 1955, at Sedgewickville, Mo...
Juliana Hickam (03/19/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Juliana Maria Hickam, 51, of Anna died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. She was born Aug. 2, 1957, in Anna, daughter of Norman G. and Opal E. Martin Hickam. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Norman G. and Betty Hickam of Jonesboro, Ill.; two brothers, George and Jack Hickam of Jonesboro; and a sister, Judith Hickam of Anna...
Paul Wilke (03/18/09)
Paul Dean Wilke, of Millersville, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Clark Stewart (03/18/09)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Clark E. Stewart, 85, of Columbia passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at his home after a three-year battle with lung cancer. He was born Dec. 10, 1923, at Flat River, Mo., the eighth child of William and Mabel Stewart. He was an athlete, participating in basketball in high school and football, track and boxing in college...
Elvis Mooney Sr. (03/18/09)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Elvis Alexander Mooney Sr., son of the late Alexander and Eva Elisa "Evie" Edwards Mooney, was born in Bloomfield May 10, 1911. He passed away at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter, Mo., Monday, March 16, 2009, at age 97. He was preceded in death by his mother, father and brother, Joseph Mooney, all of Bloomfield...
Lorraine Poole (03/18/09)
THEBES, Ill. -- Lorraine Poole, 89, of Thebes died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 17, 1920, in Thebes, daughter of George Lee and Flora Jackson Mansfield. She and George Edward Poole were married April 15, 1939. He died Dec. 8, 1996...
Taegin Walker (03/18/09)
Taegin Julianna Walker was stillborn Monday, March 16, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She is the daughter of Justin Murphy and Jennifer Walker of Jackson. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Brown (03/18/09)
Paul Brown, 87, of Jackson died Monday, March 16, 2009, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
August Holthaus (03/18/09)
GRAY SUMMIT, Mo., -- August "Bud" Holthaus, 88, of Gray Summit passed away Sunday, March 8, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 21, 1921, in Gray Summit, son of August J. and Otillie Roemer Holthaus. He and Laurene Bartold were married May 26, 1951, in Manchester, Mo. She died Nov. 17, 2008...
Brian O'Neill (03/18/09)
DUNLAP, Ill. -- Brian Edward O'Neill, 36, of Dunlap passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. He was born Nov. 2, 1972, in Hong Kong, the second of three boys of Ed and Jan Fennell O'Neill. After spending the first five years of his life in the Far East, Brian spent his entire grade and high school years in Pekin, Ill., where he graduated from Pekin High School in 1990 as president of his class...
Newt Barber (03/17/09)
Newt Barber DEXTER, Mo. -- Newt Barber, 88, of Dexter died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. He was born June 11, 1920, at Dexter, son of William and Ida Randolph Barber. He and Maxine Courter were married Feb. 19, 1944, in Piggott, Ark...
Clara Mitchell (03/17/09)
Clara Mitchell PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clara Marie Mitchell, 88, of Oregon, formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Willamette Falls Hospital in Oregon City, Ore. She was born Oct. 16, 1920, in Dunklin County, Mo., daughter of Leo John and Bertha Mae Pitts Moonier. She was married July 3, 1956, to John Robert Mitchell. He died Nov. 4, 1971...
Terry Diebold (03/17/09)
Terry Diebold DEXTER, Mo. -- Terry Diebold, 66, of Dexter died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at his home. He was born April 9, 1942, in Scott County, Mo., son of Albert and Gladys Glueck Diebold. He and Lois Stuart were married in May 1981 at Jackson. Diebold served in the U.S. National Guard...
Lawrence Badders (03/17/09)
Lawrence Badders DECATUR, Ind. -- Lawrence Earl Badders, 86, of Decatur died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur. He was born July 18, 1922, in Chaffee, Mo., son of Samuel Eli and Bertha Wisner Badders. He and Sadie Mae Myers were married in 1947 in Missouri. She died Sept. 2, 1973...
Alda Griffin-Josey (03/17/09)
Alda Griffin-Josey Alda Louise Griffin-Josey, 76, of Gordonville died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at her home. She was born July 3, 1932, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Lewis Emmanuel and Edna Josephine Johnson Mansker. She first married Paul Griffin in 1967. He died in 1993. She later married Kenneth Josey...
Dr. John McAllister (03/17/09)
Dr. John G. "Jerry" McAllister, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 28, 1928, in Leslie County, Ky., son of August and Nellie Brockhuiszen McAllister. He and Betty Kidder were married June 6, 1949, in Des Moines, Iowa...
Esther O'Daniel (03/17/09)
Esther O'Daniel ANNA, Ill.-- Esther V. O'Daniel, 90, of Anna died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 21, 1918, in Anna, daughter of Herman and Rosa Mae Hinkle Kupfer. She and Merle K. O'Daniel were married March 25, 1936, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died in February 1992...
Blanche Stubblefield (03/17/09)
Blanche Stubblefield SIKESTON, Mo. -- Blanche Stubblefield, 100, of Sikeston died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 17, 1908, in McMullin, Mo., daughter of William Thomas and Amanda Birdie Lennox Stubblefield...
Jeff Reynolds (03/16/09)
COBDEN, Ill. — Jeff Reynolds, 47, of rural Cobden died Saturday, March 14, 2009, in the Union County Hospital. He was born June 15, 1961, in Anna, Ill., son of Paul and Rose Holden Reynolds. Jeff and Cathy Garrett Wheaton were married July 2, 1999, in Jonesboro, Ill...
LeRoy Hendrix (03/16/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — LeRoy W. Hendrix, 70, of Perryville died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born Jan. 26, 1939, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of John W. and Martha Stacy Hendrix. He and Betty Sparkman were married Dec. 5, 1959. She died July 29, 1991. He and Joan "Ann" West Faircloth were married April 3, 1993...
Chalmer Voelker (03/16/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Chalmer H. Voelker, 90, of Perryville died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 13, 1919, in Perry County, Mo., son of the Henry and Mary "Lou" Moore Voelker. He and Evelyn A. Doll were married March 22, 1944...
Dolores Brown (03/16/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Dolores Ellen Brown, 67, of Anna died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. She was born Nov. 22, 1941, in Troy, Ill, daughter of William and Ellen Porter Murphy. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna. She worked at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna until retiring after 30 years of service. She was an active member and treasurer of the AFSCME Council 31 Local 141...
Tony Kissiar (03/16/09)
TAMMS, Ill. — Tony Kissiar, 35, of Tamms died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 15, 1973, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Larry Eugene and Carolyn Mueller Kissiar. He and Kandi Pind were married Dec. 27, 2003...
Rich Ivester (03/15/09)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Rich "Axle" Ivester Jr., 38, of Oran, Mo., died Friday, March 13, 2009, in a train accident on County Highway 411 in Oran. He was born Aug. 27, 1970, at Chicago, son of Richard Allan Sr. and Linda Christine Ehmpke Ivester. Survivors include a daughter, Ashley Ivester of Valparaiso, Ind.; his parents of Morley; two sisters, Cheri Ivester of Elgin, Ill., Lori Cratsley of Chicago Ridge, Ill.; two stepsisters, Kimberley Ranz of Illinois, Laura Wright of Chicago...
Arthur Keys (03/15/09)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Arthur "Art" Keys of Perkins died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 9, 1936, at Delta, son of Oscar and Stella Chapman Keys. He and Pamela Blue were married Jan. 8, 1996. She survives. Keys was a retired, self-employed truck driver...
Debra Hendershott (03/15/09)
Debra Lynn "Debbie" Hendershott went to be with her heavenly father while at home with family and friends Wednesday, March 11, 2009. She was born March 15, 1962, in Meridian, Miss., to James and Maudie Lou Hart. Debbie married Tim Hendershott, son of Mary Jane and the late James Hendershott, Oct. 17, 1981...
Wallace Zahner (03/15/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wallace E. Zahner, 97, of Perryville died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. He was born July 9, 1911, in Perry County, Mo., son of Isidore W. and Ida H. Huber Zahner. He and Olivia "Fritzie" Scherer were married in 1985. She died in December 1995...
Wayne Stehlin (03/15/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Wayne "Skip" Stehlin, 76, of Advance, died Friday, March 13, 2009. at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 26, 1932, in St. Louis, son of Jacob and Irma Lee Byrd Stehlin. He and Wanda Johnson were united in marriage Sept. 4, 1954, at St. Louis. She survives of the home...
Hannah Park (03/15/09)
Hannah Park, 6, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Renelda Mattingly (03/14/09)
Renelda Mattingly PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Renelda Mattingly, 88, of DeSoto, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born June 3, 1920, in St. Louis, daughter of Alvin and Stella LaBruyere Franklin. She and John L Mattingly were married May 4, 1946, in Festus, Mo. He died Nov. 12, 1997...
Douglas Hiett (03/14/09)
Douglas Hiett ADVANCE, Mo. -- Douglas G. Hiett, 76, of Advance passed away Friday, March 13, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 22, 1932, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Dan and Ruth Montgomery Hiett. Doug retired after 40 years as a welder with Cotton Belt Railroad. He was a kind and good-hearted man...
Dr. John McAllister (03/14/09)
Dr. John McAllister Dr. John G. McAllister, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth Miracle (03/14/09)
Kenneth Miracle Kenneth W. Miracle, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 13, 2009, at his home. He was born May 15, 1943, in Middlesboro, Ky., son of Clifford Benjamin and Alta Campbell Miracle. He and Susan Jan Sparks were married July 2, 1982, in Cool Valley, Mo...
June Stokes (03/14/09)
June Stokes ANNA, Ill. -- June Stokes, 70, of Anna died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Union County Hospital. She was born Oct. 16, 1938, in Anna, daughter of Howard and Florence Karraker Henderson. She and William Logan Stokes were married March 30, 1957, in Anna...
Wayne Stehlin (03/14/09)
Wayne Stehlin Wayne "Skip" Stehlin, of Advance, Mo., died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Gary Bess (03/14/09)
Gary Bess ADVANCE, Mo. -- Gary L. Bess, 73, of Advance passed away Friday, March 13, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Bollinger County, son of Wilburn and Magdeline Dunning Bess. Gary was a retired heavy equipment operator. Caterpillar Tractor Co. had 12 demonstrator operators, and he fulfilled his dream by being one of them. He has been a member of Local 513 more than 50 years. He was of the Baptist belief...
Pearl Martin (03/13/09)
CHOCTAW, Okla. -- Pearl Martin, 85, of Choctaw died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at her home. She was born March 31, 1923, in Ogden, Utah, daughter of Clarence Henry and Pearl Daisy Sparks Flinders. She and Dorsey L. Martin were married Jan. 15, 1944, in Evanston, Wyo...
Lavada Henderson (03/13/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Lavada Ruth Henderson, 78, of Anna died Wednesday, March 11, 2009. She was born March 6, 1931, in Union County, daughter of Everett Brady and Martha Jane Smith Caraker. She and Jewel "Red" Henderson were married Sept. 27, 1947. He died Aug. 21, 1981...
Elmer Lohmann (03/13/09)
Elmer Leo Lohmann, 84, of Scott City died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 29, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edward and Emma Kohlfeld Lohmann. He and Vera Mae Held were married March 8, 1967, in Tunica, Miss...
Robert Willis (03/13/09)
Robert Lee Willis, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 20, 1945, in Logansport, Ind., son of Daniel Adair and Ruth Eva Foss Willis. He and Wanda Gaye Townsend were married Aug. 6, 1988...
Edna Cotner (03/13/09)
Edna May Heuschober Cotner, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William and Celis Marie Brown Heuschober. She and Virgil James Cotner were married Jan. 11, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 20, 1997...
Debra Hendershott (03/12/09)
Debra Lynn "Debbie" Hendershott, 46, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at her home. She was born March 15, 1962, in Meridian, Miss., daughter of James and Maudie Lou Hart. She and Tim Hendershott were married Oct. 17, 1981. Survivors include her husband; her parents of Olive Branch, Ill.; two sons, Clint and Kirk Hendershott of Cape Girardeau County; a sister, Sandra Gibbons of Marion, Ill.; a brother, Brent Hart of Tamms, Ill.; and a grandson...
Annie Pehm (03/12/09)
BARDWELL, Ky. -- Annie Elizabeth Pehm, 57, of Bardwell died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She is the daughter of Emmit and Inez Pearson Shaffner. Pehm was owner of Annie's Home Cooking 20 years. She was a member of Bardwell Ladies Auxiliary...
William Sills (03/12/09)
William Robert Sills, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 12, 1931, in Cairo, Ill., son of Walter and Margaret Watkins Sills. Sills served in the U.S. Army as a radio operator during the Korean War from May 5, 1950, to May 4, 1953...
Bobby Gunning (03/12/09)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Bobby Joe Gunning, 69, of Greenville, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Greenville Regional Health Care. He was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Tamms, son of Michael Walter and Melba Sims Gunning Sr. Survivors include two nephews, Michael Gunning of Cape Girardeau, Mark Gunning of Texas; two nieces, Joyce Ann Monk of Newburgh, Ind., Cheryl Gunning of New Orleans; and a sister-in-law, Delores Gunning of Metarie, La...
Gladys Enderle (03/12/09)
ROCKVIEW, Mo. -- Gladys Anna Enderle, 74, of Rockview died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Glennon, Mo., daughter of Anthony John and Rosella Mary Horrell Koenig. She and Elmer P. Enderle were married Oct. 22, 1955...
Verlin Uthoff (03/12/09)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Verlin Bryant "Tuck" Uthoff, 87, of Charleston died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Sept. 6, 1921, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of Fred Andrew and Ava Hinton Uthoff. He and Dorothy Marie Telker were married April 27, 1944. She died Dec. 24, 2004...
James Adamick (03/12/09)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- James Michael Adamick, 53, of Mounds, formerly of Collinsville, Ill., died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1955, in Granite City, Ill., son of Raymond and Marie Kravec Adamick. He married Janice Thompson. Adamick was a union ironworker and recently worked for Southern Seven...
Carolyn Staggs (03/12/09)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Carolyn Janet Staggs, the daughter of Odis and Evelyn Cooper Wiseman, was born in Sturdivant, Mo., April 21, 1944. She lost her valiant battle to pancreatic cancer at her home Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at the age of 64 years. She was always a strong willed person and fought hard to the very end...
Bobby Gunning (03/11/09)
Bobby Gunning TAMMS, Ill. -- Bobby Joe Gunning, 69, of Greenville, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Greenville Regional Health Care. He was born Dec. 24, 1939, in Tamms, son of Michael Walter and Melba Sims Gunning Sr. Survivors include two nephews, Michael Gunning of Cape Girardeau, Mark Gunning of Texas; two nieces, Joyce Monk of Newburgh, Ind., and Cheryl Gunning of New Orleans...
Herbert French (03/11/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Herbert D. French, 62, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at his residence. He was born Nov. 18, 1946, in Perry County, Mo., son of the late Arthur and Ellen Marie Heaps French. French was retired from maintenance at Gilster-Mary Lee...
Sam Stokes (03/11/09)
Sam Stokes Sam Stokes, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 12, 1946, in Grenada, Miss., son of Mose and Eather Brooks Stokes. Survivors include five sons, Dana and Pierre Willhite, Andre Green, Samuel Brown and Adell Jones of Chicago; two daughters, Vanessa Brown of Chicago, Sheronda Stokes of St. ...
Delores Williams (03/11/09)
JENNINGS, Mo. — Delores Ann Williams, 52, of Jennings died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Christian Hospital Northwest in Jennings. She was born Dec. 16, 1956, in Advance, Mo., to the union of the late Wince and Ossie Lee Braxton Williams. Williams was a retired human resource assistant for the U.S. government in St. Louis. She confessed to Christ at an early age...
Laffetta Buie (03/11/09)
Laffetta Jean Buie left this world behind Friday, March 6, 2009, surrounded by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. Laffetta was born Feb. 4, 1920, in Holcomb, Mo., to Edgar and Viola Durham. She was one of eight children. She married J.H. Buie on Aug. 19, 1937. They had four children, Patsy, James, Loretta and Edward...
Florence Kitchen (03/11/09)
Florence Kitchen GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Florence "Cricket" Kitchen, 87, of Glenallen died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 1, 1921, in Glenallen, daughter of Walter S. and Effie Gregory Vance. She and William R. "Bill" Kitchen were married May 24, 1941. He died April 26, 2008...
Nadine Barnett (03/11/09)
PUXICO, Mo. — Nadine S. Barnett, 88, of Pontiac, Mich., passed away Sunday, March 8, 2009, at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital in Pontiac. She was born Feb. 22, 1921, in Puxico, daughter of the late Clayton and Pearl Maddox Smith. Mrs. Barnett, a former resident of Puxico, had lived in Pontiac many years. She had been the owner/operator of a convenience store and was a member of Oakwood Community Church in Michigan...
Aurelia Thieret (03/11/09)
Aurelia Thieret PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Aurelia "Butch" Thieret, 69, of Perryville died Monday, March 9, 2009, at her home. She was born March 30, 1939, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Alfred I. and Rose M. Wagner Sauer. She and Dale J. Thieret were married April 11, 1959...
Edward Muegge (03/10/09)
Edward Muegge Edward A. Muegge, 69, of St. Peters, Mo., formerly of Florissant, Mo., died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Quincy, Ill., son of Edward W. and Rose Anerino Muegge. He married Mary "Kathy" Edler. Survivors include his wife; a son, Andrew Muegge of Hazelwood, Mo.; three daughters, Susan Grover of St. Charles, Mo., Lynda Seabaugh of Jackson, Nancy Phillips of Wentzville, Mo.; and seven grandchildren...
Lynn Hey (03/10/09)
Lynn Hey Lynn LeRoy Hey, 91, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 2, 1918, in Dearing, Kan., the third of five children to Roy and Ethel Hey. The family moved to Coffeyville, Kan., where he was educated at McKinley Grade School and Coffeyville High School. He and Edna Chaney were married Oct. 22, 1938, and together they enjoyed outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing and golf...
Alex Cantrell (03/10/09)
Alex Cantrell Alex E. Cantrell, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Leoma, Tenn., son of A.J. and Lura Messer Cantrell. Cantrell owned and operated Alex E. Cantrell Insurance Agency and also farmed many years. He retired at age 50 and moved to Clearwater, Fla. He was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Robinson (03/10/09)
Mary Robinson PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary E. Robinson, 75, of Perryville died Monday, March 9, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born June 13, 1933, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of William J. and Clara Trapp Ponder. She and Bernard Robinson were married June 30, 1951, at Apple Creek. He preceded her in death Jan. 18, 2002...
Joy Baker (03/10/09)
Joy Baker CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Joy H.C. Shell Baker, 99, passed away at the Chaffee Nursing Center on Monday, March 9, 2009. Joy was born Oct. 4, 1909, to Frederick B. and Amanda Meyer Shell at Hahn Community in Bollinger County. She married Raymond Shell on May 1, 1926, and he died May 1930. She then married Charles A. Baker on Sept. 21, 1934, and he died April 12, 1986...
Aurelia Thieret (03/10/09)
Aurelia Thieret PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Aurelia "Butch" Thieret, 69, of Perryville died Monday, March 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born March 30, 1939 in Perry County, Mo., daughter of the late Alfred I. and Rosed M. (Wagner) Sauer. Thieret was a retired secretary of the United Methodist Church in Perryville. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Sereno, Mo., Missouri Extension and Good Sams Camping Club...
Helen Burton (03/10/09)
Helen Burton MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Helen Marie Burton, 78, of Marble Hill passed away Sunday, March 8, 2009, at her home. She was born Oct. 21, 1930, daughter of Melvin Roscoe and Thelma Faye Fox Stratton. She and Deuel Burton were married Nov. 5, 1948. He passed away April 17, 1999...
Rosetta Mattox (03/10/09)
Rosetta Mattox SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rosetta Mattox, 82, of Sikeston died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Hunter Acres Caring Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1926, in Huntington, W.Va., daughter of Charlie and Hazel Prater Ferguson. She and Clifford J. Mattox were married in 1950. He died Oct. 24, 2000...
Frank Zimmerman (03/09/09)
Frank A. Zimmerman, 65, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at his home in Scott City. He was born Jan. 8, 1944, at Stone Park, Ill., son of Sam and Rose Winchell Zimmerman. He and Patricia Cliff were married July 16, 1994. Zimmerman was a retired engineer for Chicago Northwestern Railroad. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Chaffee, Mo...
Lynn L. Hey (03/09/09)
Lynn L. Hey, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1918, in Dearing, Kan., son of Roy and Ethel B. (Blanchett) Hey. He and Edna C. Chaney were married Oct. 22, 1938, in Nowata, Okla...
Mary Ann Griffith (03/09/09)
Mary Griffith Mary Ann Griffith, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Nov. 14, 1942, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Ezra and Rosa Smith Jenkins. She and Dale Griffith were married Jan. 7, 1966, in Jackson...
William Delbert Cast (03/09/09)
ANNA, Ill. — William Delbert "D.D." Cast, 67, of Cobden, Ill., died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born Dec. 21, 1941, in Cobden, son of Earl Delbert and Fannie O'Daniel Cast. He and Betty Delores Williams were married Feb. 13, 1962, in Anna...
Charles Smithey Jr. (03/09/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. — Charles "Joe" Smithey Jr., 82, of Jonesboro died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 20, 1926, in McClure, Ill., son of Joseph Adam and Stella Durham. He and Dorothy Ivey were married March 8, 1946, in Marietta, Ga.; she died Sept. 21, 1990. He then married Gladys Hickam Cavaness in Jonesboro on Nov. 30, 1991. They shared 17 years of marriage...
Lynn L. Hey (03/08/09)
Lynn Hey Lynn L. Hey, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Crowder (03/08/09)
Donald Crowder Donald James Crowder, 80, of Jackson died Thursday, March 5, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Chalmer James and Jane E. Dempsey Crowder. Crowder worked for all the major towboat companies as a river boat captain for more than 60 years, traveling on the Mississippi, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota and Arkansas rivers. ...
Albert D. Hillemann (03/08/09)
Albert Hillemann Albert D. Hillemann, 82, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born June 26, 1926, in Scott City, son of Martin and Anna Hardin Hillemann. He and Kathryn Lois Ellis were married Jan. 1, 1947, in Scott City. She died April 25, 1984...
William Howard (03/08/09)
William Howard PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William L. "Bill" Howard, 80, of Perryville died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 17, 1928, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo, son of the late John Wesley and Norma Jenkins Howard. He and Wanda M. Fenwick were married Dec. 1, 1956, for 52 years. She survives in Perryville...
Rita Cross (03/08/09)
Rita Cross Rita Imogene "Jeannie" Cross, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 7, 2009. After coping with an illness for nearly two years, she passed away at her home surrounded by her family. She was born June 8, 1947, in Bethany, Ill., daughter of Darrel "Dutch" and Julia Wilkinson Pritts. She and Vernon R. Cross were married April 11, 1969, in Bethany...
Frank Zimmerman (03/08/09)
Frank Zimmerman Frank A. Zimmerman, 65, of Scott City died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at his family home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
John Lueders (03/08/09)
John Lueders John Joseph Lueders, 84, passed away from liver cancer Friday, March 6, 2009, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 20, 1924, the fifth of seven children to Herbert and Adelaide Lueders, in Lexington, Mo. The family moved the following year to Cape Girardeau where he was educated at St. Vincent's Elementary School and Central High School...
Tony Holmes (03/08/09)
Tony Holmes MARBLE HILL, Mo.-- Tony "Eddie Baker" Holmes, 44, of Marble Hill died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 29, 1964, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of the late Darrel M. and Barbara Doneson Baker...
John Lueders (03/07/09)
John Joseph Lueders, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 6, 2009, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marshall Northcutt (03/07/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Marshall H. Northcutt, 90, of Sikeston died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 7, 1918, in Cerro Gordo, Tenn., son of Granville Hobart and Daisy Northcutt. He and Mabel Nimmo were married March 10, 1941. She died May 30, 2002...
Donald Crowder (03/07/09)
Donald J. Crowder, 80, of Jackson died Thursday, March 5, 2009, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Ward (03/07/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Betty Joyce Ward, 75, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 22, 1933, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of George J. and Armentha Tyler Haws. She and William Henry Ward were married Nov. 11, 1951, in Jonesboro, Ark...
Melvin Sunderman (03/07/09)
Melvin J. Sunderman, 86, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 5, 2009, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield. He was born Feb. 22, 1923, in Mill Creek, Mo. He moved to Cape Girardeau at the age of 2. Mr. Sunderman went into the Air Force in 1941 and served in the European Theater until 1945...
Mary Otto (03/06/09)
Mary Otto Mary Louise Otto, who had a courageous battle with breast cancer, died peacefully Thursday, March 5, 2009. Loving daughter of Dorothy Otto and the late Thomas G. Otto; dear sister of David (Jackie), Graham (Cynthia), and Thomas (Elizabeth); dear aunt and grandaunt to many...
Clyde Broeker (03/06/09)
Clyde Broeker PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clyde J. Broeker, 62, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at his home. He was born June 22, 1946, in Perry County, Mo., son of Joseph and Virginia Ruch Broeker. Broeker formerly owned Broeker's Auto Body Shop...
Mary Mitchell (03/06/09)
Mary Mitchell MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Mary Ann Mitchell, 77, of Mound City died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 3, 1932, in Perks, Ill., daughter of Walter and Aileen Chesney Foster. She married Robert Mitchell, who preceded her in death...
Frank Burkman Sr. (03/06/09)
Frank Burkman Sr. ZALMA, Mo. -- Glen "Frank" Burkman Sr., 58, of Zalma died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1950, at Gipsy, Mo., son of James and Bertha Wallace Burkman. Burkman was a sawmill worker and member of the Church of Christ in Advance, Mo...
Aline Hecht (03/06/09)
Aline Hecht ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Aline M. Hecht, 83, of Altenburg died Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Oct. 24, 1925, in Perry County, daughter of Martin J. and Leah Bachmann Schmidt. She and Milton B. Hecht were married Oct. 24, 1948...
Glen Thiele (03/06/09)
Glen Thiele LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Glen Anthony Thiele, 78, of Leopold passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau while surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 19, 1931, at Leopold, son of the late Fred and Helena Elfrink Thiele. He and Ethel Ann Seiler were married April 16, 1952...
Shirley Causey (03/06/09)
Shirley Causey Shirley Sue Causey, 59, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 28, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Raymond and Opal Forn­kohl Golden. She and Ottis Causey were married Sept. 2, 1967, in Cape Girardeau...
Russell Lawrence (03/05/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Russell C. Lawrence, 52, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at his home. He was born March 15, 1956, in Duncan, Okla., son of Carolton and Eva Teacle Lawrence. Lawrence was a machinist at Ozora Tool and Machine Shop. Survivors include two daughters, Lacina Lawrence of Perryville, Amber Lawrence of St. Charles, Mo.; a son, Forrest Lawless of St. Charles; and a sister, Brenda Webb-Davis of Oklahoma...
Gennettia Galbreath (03/05/09)
Gennettia Pletcher Galbreath, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 14, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leo R. and Wilma Strauser Pletcher. She and Gordon Galbreath were married June 4, 1953, in Pocahontas, Ark. He died Sept. 14, 2008...
Eugene and Teresa Triller (03/05/09)
Eugene E. Triller, 77, and Teresa M. Triller, 79, of Smithton, Ill., died Monday, March 2, 2009, in Orlando, Fla., as the result of an automobile accident. He was born May 25, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, son of Hugo and Christina Buchheit Triller. Triller retired as an assistant vice president of Magna Bank in Belleville, Ill., where he worked more than 40 years. ...
Charles Propst Jr. (03/05/09)
Charles Edward Propst Jr., 55, of Lake Charles, La., died Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles Edward and Willa Dean White Propst Sr. He and Fran Holliman were married April 23, 1988. Propst was a boat captain with oil companies in the Gulf of Mexico until retiring in 2006 due to ill health...
Iva Bangert (03/05/09)
Iva Lee Bangert, 82, of Jackson died Monday, March 2, 2009, at her home. She was born Aug. 24, 1926, at Kime, Mo., daughter of Clarence Marion and Bessie Jane Osborn Bennett. She and Dewey H. Bangert were married Nov. 22, 1969. He died May 8, 1994. Bangert was a sole cutter at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Jackson, retiring in 1988. She was a member of Millersville United Methodist Church...
Glen Thiele (03/05/09)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Glen Anthony Thiele, 78, of Leopold passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau while surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 19, 1931, at Leopold, son of the late Fred and Helena Elfrink Thiele. He and Ethel Ann Seiler were married April 16, 1952...
Naomi Lauck (03/05/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Naomi Regina Lauck, 89, of Chaffee died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 20, 1919, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Anna Bollinger Compass. She and Monroe H. Lauck were married May 28, 1942. He died April 3, 1949...
Mary Ann Mitchell (03/05/09)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Mary Ann Mitchell, 77, of Mound City died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City. Graveside service will be at noon Friday at Spencer Heights Cemetery, with the Rev. Bill Dunning officiating...
James Edmonds (03/05/09)
James Presley Edmonds, 64, of Matthews, Mo., died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Close to Home Nursing Home in Matthews. He was born June 20, 1944, in LaFollette, Tenn., son of Everett and Ruby Cummings Edmonds. Edmonds had been a deckhand on a riverboat and then was a driver with Kelley Taxi Co. He moved from Scott City to Matthews two months ago...
Shirley Causey (03/05/09)
Shirley Causey, 59, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edna Goodson (03/05/09)
Edna F. Goodson, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 23, 1917, in Jackson, daughter of Ed and Emerline Hall Primm. She married Tom Goodson, who preceded her in death. Goodson was a retired restaurant owner. She was a member of Rhema Word Breakthrough International Ministries...
Dennis Willis (03/05/09)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Dennis Darnell Willis, 47, of Mounds died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ in Cairo, Ill. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with the Rev. J.L. Posey and Terry Holder officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Garden at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Berneice Trost (03/05/09)
Berneice Trost, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 19, 1929, in Mesler, Mo., daughter of Louie Jesse and Florence E. Lewis Bollinger. She and Lawrence L. Trost were married Oct. 27, 1945, in Oran, Mo. He died Oct. 2, 1997...
Regis Kieffer (03/04/09)
Regis Kieffer ORAN, Mo. -- Regis N. "Slim" Kieffer, 84, of Malinta, Ohio, died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1924, in Duquesne, Pa., son of Alvin and Bertha Kremmel Kieffer. He and Wilma Fredericks were married July 23, 1948, in Jeffersonville, Ind...
Carl Parrott (03/04/09)
Carl Parrott MOUNDS, Ill. -- Carl Eugene "Gene" Parrott, 79, of Titus, Ala., formerly of Mounds, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1930, in Pulaski, Ill., son of Gene Parrott and Lydia Temke Parrott Popp. Parrott served in the U.S. Air Force...
Marie Brown (03/04/09)
Marie Brown PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie E. Brown, 69, of Perryville died Monday, March 2, 2009, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 12, 1939, in Yount, Mo., daughter of Lawrence A. and Irene M. Ruch Geile. She and Fred E. Brown were married May 10, 1958...
Ramona Orick (03/04/09)
THEBES, Ill. — Ramona Ruth Holshouser Orick, 75, of Thebes died Monday, March 2, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 18, 1934, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Albert and Alberta Kaufman Holshouser. She and Robert Orick were married Dec. 18, 1954, in Cairo, Ill...
Dolores Schrick (03/04/09)
WARRENTON, Mo. — Dolores "Dorey" Schrick, 82, of Warrenton died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at her home. She was born Oct. 15, 1926, in St. Louis, daughter of Lawrence A. and Emma Messmer Hoefler Sr. She married Richard "Dick" Schrick, who preceded her in death...
Charles Martin (03/04/09)
Charles William Martin, 67, of Springfield, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at St. John's Hospital. He was born March 22, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gebhard and Virginia Hoffer Martin. Survivors include his longtime companion, Diane Marshall of Springfield; two sons, Karl R. ...
Frederick Roberts (03/04/09)
MOUNDS, Ill. — Frederick Roberts, 68, of Mounds died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. Visitation will be from noon to service time Friday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Private burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park...
Sharon Meyr (03/04/09)
Margaret "Sharon" Meyr, 62, of Jackson passed away Monday, March 2, 2009, at her home. She was born Aug. 30, 1946, in Jonesboro Ark., daughter of the late John Edgar and Estelle Williams Manning. She and Ryland "Dutch" Meyr were married July 12, 1980, in Cape Girardeau...
Berneice Trost (03/04/09)
Berneice Trost Berneice Trost, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Marty Weiler (03/03/09)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. — Marty Weiler, 42, of Ste. Genevieve died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was born June 30, 1966, in Perryville, Mo., son of Jerry "Hoot Owl" and Georgia Brown Weiler. He and Sandy L. Flieg were married Sept. 9, 1989...
Jane Alleman (03/03/09)
Roy Jane Alleman, 78, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was born Nov. 17, 1930, in Verden, Okla., daughter of Samuel F. and Marjorie Wade Gardner. She and Elmer J. Alleman were married in 1971 in Biloxi, Miss. He died in July 1979...
Edwina Stokes (03/03/09)
CAIRO, Ill. — Edwina S. "Winnie" Stokes, 86, of Cairo died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at her home. She was born Dec. 30, 1922, in Wickliffe, Ky., daughter of Eddie and Alma Webb Sullivan. She married Bill Stokes. Stokes taught kindergarten many years in Cairo area schools. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Cairo and Illinois State Retired Teachers Association...
Ramona Orick (03/03/09)
THEBES, Ill. — Ramona Ruth Orick, 75, of Thebes died Monday, March 2, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Caltha Ramsey (03/03/09)
Caltha Germaine Ramsey, 91, of Burfordville died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at her home. She was born April 19, 1917, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of William McKinley and Ora Jane Moore Prater. She and Earl Ramsey were married July 21, 1934, at Sturdivant, Mo. He died in 1977...
Pershing Perry (03/03/09)
BELL CITY, Mo. — Pershing Perry, 90, of Bell City died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1918, at Bell City, son of Alvin and Pearl Hubbs Perry. He and Juanita Gilles were married Sept. 23, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. Perry was retired from Missouri Highway Department and farming. He was a member of Christian Life Church in Advance, Mo...
Glenda Davis (03/03/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Glenda Rae Davis, 56, of Chaffee died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 23, 1953, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Glenn and Irma Barrett Bloodworth. She and Michael Davis were married Oct. 7, 1992...
Stella Mae Simmons (03/02/09)
Stella Mae Simmons GALE, Ill. -- Stella Mae Simmons, 82, of Gale died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at home. She was born May 28, 1926, in Gale, daughter of Robert C. and Susie Snell Prewitt. She and James J. Simmons were married May 28, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He died Aug. 16, 1994...
Danny Cruz (03/02/09)
Danny Cruz Danny Joseph Cruz, 50, of Whitewater, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 5, 1958, at Fort Atkinson, Wis., son of Joseph Soledad and Gertrude Ethel McCulley Cruz. Cruz was a maintenance worker for Wal-Mart in Cape Girardeau...
Henry Barry (03/02/09)
Henry Barry Henry Anthony Barry III, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at home. He was born March 1, 1946, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of Henry Anthony and Grace Heap Barry. He is survived by a brother-in-law, Robert Stephens of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Jack Barry of New Jersey; and a sister, Jeanne Barry of Orlando, Fla...
Virginia Keller (03/02/09)
Virginia Keller Virginia B. Keller, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 28, 1918, at Hubble Township in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Elbert L. and Pauline Brase Whitler. She and Dewey M. Keller were married Oct. 5, 1940, at Zion Lutheran Church Parsonage near Gordonville, Mo. She lived the rest of her life with her husband at their residence on Highway 25 near Gordonville...
Rose Goehman (03/02/09)
Rose Goehman Biddie Rose Goehman, 77, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 23, 1931, daughter of William Benjamin and Bridget Dailey Hopper. She and Milton Lee Goehman were married July 3, 1948, at Scott City...
Stella Simmons (03/01/09)
Stella Simmons GALE, Ill. -- Stella Simmons, 82, of Gale died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Duane Morgan (03/01/09)
Duane Morgan ANNA, Ill. -- Duane R. Morgan, 37, of Anna died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 14, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Randall "Randy" and Donna Hill Morgan. Survivors include his mother, Donna Hill Morgan of Anna; his father, Randy, and his wife, Mary Morgan, of McClure, Ill.; four sisters, Shelley Hileman, Jenifer Eddleman, Miranda Morgan, Katy Morgan, all of Anna; and paternal grandparents, Paul and Luella Morgan of Jonesboro, Ill.. ...
Jon Lewis (03/01/09)
Jon Lewis Jon Kent Lewis, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 27, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harold Marshal and Eleanor Nischwitz Lewis Jones. Lewis had been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape. He was an Eagle Scout. Lewis graduated from Central High School. He was the owner of Future Fitness Gym in Cape Girardeau...
Juanita Lowes (03/01/09)
Juanita Lowes Juanita Elizabeth Lowes, 91, of Jackson died Thursday Feb. 26, 2009, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born June 22, 1917, in Chaffee, Mo, daughter of Henry and Mae Ridenour Fowler. She and Albert Lowes were married Oct. 29, 1938, in Benton, Mo. He died Dec. 20, 1990...