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Obituaries from April 2009

Dorothy Brown (04/30/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dorothy Kiefer Brown, 89, of Perryville died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 25, 1919, in Sereno, Mo., daughter of Albert F. and Gertrude Gagnepain Moore. She and Homer "Jim" Kiefer were married Dec. 12, 1942. He preceded her in death March 17, 1966. She married Gilbert Brown Sept. 15, 1972. He preceded her in death Aug. 24, 1976...
Stephen Stewart (04/30/09)
CLARKTON, Mo. -- Stephen Lynn Stewart, 50, of Clarkton died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at his father's residence in Campbell, Mo. He was born July 31, 1958, at Malden, Mo., son of William Stewart of Campbell and Vivian Owens Stewart Barks of Cape Girardeau...
Wanda Peetz (04/30/09)
Wanda Lee Peetz, 81, of Scott City died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 10, 1928, in Arkansas, daughter of Silas and Carrie Henson Jones. She and Walter Peetz were married Aug. 4, 1966, at Fredericktown, Mo...
Wilma Hadler (04/30/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilma E. Hadler, 96, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Feb. 26, 1913, in Farrar, Mo., daughter of Herman and Marie Koenig Verseman. She and Arthur J. Hadler were married May 31, 1936. He preceded her in death March 1, 1994...
Cheryl Wilson (04/30/09)
Cheryl Ann Wilson, 48, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, April 24, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 28, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James A. and Doris J. Thorne Cooper Sr. Wilson was a cashier at Save-A-Lot...
Catherine Edwards (04/29/09)
Catherine Louise Edwards, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 24, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Frederick Haley (04/29/09)
Frederick D. Haley, 78, of Jackson died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Herbert Burgan (04/29/09)
Herbert M. Burgan, 94, of Shawneetown entered eternal life Monday, April 27, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 30, 1915, in Fulton, Mo., son of John and Anna Catherine Ozark Burgan. Herbert served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1941 to 1945 in the Aleutian Islands. He received the American Defense Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Bronze Star and many other honors...
Violet Williams (04/28/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Violet Williams, daughter of the late Sherman Vanbibber and Nora Parker Vanbibber, was born March 5, 1921, in Bald Knob, Ark., and departed this life at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on April 26, 2009, at the age of 88 years...
Charles Matheney (04/27/09)
BELL CITY, Mo. — Charles Richard Matheney, 68, of Bell City died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at his home. There will be no services. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Magdalene Hovis (04/26/09)
Magdalene Martha Hovis, 92, of Hiram, Mo., died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau. A funeral was held Saturday at Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville, Mo. Burial was in Twidwell Cemetery in Clubb, Mo.
Martha Treece (04/26/09)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Martha I. Treece, 74 of Wolf Lake died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Judy Henson (04/26/09)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Judy Ann Scheible Henson, 64, of Bell City died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at her daughter's home in Oran. She was born March 1, 1945, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Bill and Donna Ester Tankersley Cook. She and Herman Scheible were married Aug., 1964. He died May 11, 1988...
Barbara Sullivan (04/26/09)
Barbara Martha Sullivan, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 23, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Friday, Feb. 3, 1928, daughter of Franz and Martha Stanke Bartsch in Selesia, Germany, in what is now Poland. She grew up there. She and Harry A. Sullivan were married at Old St. Vincent's Church in Cape Girardeau in 1953...
Rev. Jessie Long (04/25/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Rev. Jessie L. "Dude" Long, 81, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at his home. He was born May 16, 1927, in Hurricane, Mo., son of David Franklin and Barbara Caroline Causey Long. He and C. Madeline Crites were married Oct. 2, 1948...
Lester Spooler (04/25/09)
Lester Ben Spooler, 82, of Jackson died Thursday, April 23, 2009, at his home. He was born Nov. 20, 1926, at Laflin, Mo., son of Benjamin Joseph and Clara Beel Spooler. He and Anna Clara Beus­sink were married March 27, 1951. Spooler was a carpenter and had worked for Philip Elfrink Construction, Ray Reiminger Construction, Kenny Seabaugh Construction; was self-employed from 1975 to 1982, and worked for Liemer-Wessell Construction from 1982 until retiring in 1989...
Mary Fortner (04/24/09)
Mary O. Fortner, 82, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Jackson Manor. She was born Dec. 22, 1926, in Malden, Mo., daughter of Harry Edward and Kittie Bell Capshaw Rayburn. She and James "Rush" Fortner were married Feb. 28, 1948, in Malden. He died Dec. 11, 2008...
Rearl Fitzgerald (04/24/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Rearl Renae Fitzgerald, 37, of Cairo died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Cairo High School. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the school, with the Rev. J.L. Posey officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Normalee Lowry (04/24/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Normalee Lowry, 80, of Marble Hill died Thursday, April 23, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. A graveside service will be held at noon Monday at Cave Hill Cemetery at Cave In Rock, Ill...
Plez Harvell (04/24/09)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Plez Harvell, 89, of Tamms died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Delta, Ill., to George and Osee Crocker Harvell. He and Mildred Lawrence were married in May 1940 and enjoyed 68 years together...
Hester Williams (04/24/09)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Hester "Sis" Williams, 65, of McClure died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 11, 1943, in Gale, Ill., to Ray and Pansy Prater Kirby. She married James H. Williams Feb. 14, 1961...
Christine Schaefer (04/24/09)
Christine O. Schaefer, 89, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Jackson Manor. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson, with the Rev. John Harth officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Rev. Jessie Long (04/24/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Rev. Jessie L. "Dude" Long, 81, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church near Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. ...
Leona Kaempfe (04/23/09)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Leona E. Kaempfe, 85, of Roseville, Minn., formerly of Altenburg, died Monday, April 20, 2009, at Presbyterian Homes of Roseville. She was born Feb. 6, 1924, in Altenburg, daughter of the late Rudolf F. and Christina Mueller Weber. She and Arnold M. F. Kaempfe were married June 20, 1948. He preceded her in death Nov. 27, 2007...
Mary Fortner (04/23/09)
Mary O. Fortner, 82, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Jackson Manor. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Hayes Sr. (04/23/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James Ralph Hayes Sr., 78, of Chaffee, formerly of West Paducah, Ky., died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee...
Hester Williams (04/23/09)
Hester "Sis" Williams, 65, of McClure, Ill., died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Plez Harvell (04/23/09)
Plez Harvell, 89, of Tamms, Ill., died Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in McCrite Cemetery...
Stephanie Aschermann (04/23/09)
Stephanie Sue Aschermann, 58, of Coulterville, Ill., died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, Ill. She was born June 17, 1950, in Madison, Wis., daughter of Julius and Mariel Kivlin Moyer. She and Doug Aschermann were married April 26, 1970, in Mattoon, Ill...
Mildred Carmack (04/23/09)
Mildred Kistner Carmack, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 6, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Walter and Mary Thomas Kistner. She married Curtis Carmack on March 19, 1935. He preceded her in death in 1996...
Wilma Whitledge (04/23/09)
Wilma Ruth Whitledge, 91, of Jackson died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at her home. She was born Aug. 28, 1917, at Fruitland, daughter of Charles Jamey and Nellie Mae Howard McDowell. She and Glenn A. Whitledge were married in September 1937. He died May 5, 2007...
William Carter (04/22/09)
William Guy Carter, 60, of Beulaville, N.C., died Saturday, April 18, 2009. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in Richlands, N.C. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at West Richlands Holiness Church, with the Rev. John Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Carter Family Cemetery...
Donald Hileman (04/22/09)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Donald L. Hileman, 76, of Olmsted passed away Monday, April 20, 2009, on arrival at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Oct. 18, 1932, in Olmsted, son of Forrest and Nettie Edwards Hileman. Hileman retired as a maintenance worker with the Illinois Department of Transportation. ...
James Hayes Sr. (04/22/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James Ralph Hayes Sr., 78, of Chaffee, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born May 28, 1930, at Lone Oak, Ky., son of Burley and Alvertia Masters Hayes. He and Beverly Jean Parrott were married Nov. 9, 1957...
James Page (04/22/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- James Harold "Jimmy" Page, 57, of Jonesboro died Monday, April 20, 2009, at his home. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Christine Erdmann and Richard Hertenstein officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Mildred Carmack (04/22/09)
Mildred M. Carmack, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Richard Vollintine (04/22/09)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Richard S. Vollintine, 60, of Tamms, formerly of Wood River, Ill., died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at his home. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Olive Branch Cemetery...
Herman Payne (04/22/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Herman Eugene Payne, 86, of Advance passed away Monday, April 20, 2009, at Advance Nursing Home. He was born June 5, 1922, at McGee, Mo., son of Herman Lee and Dora Peters Payne. Eugene retired after 30 years as a General Baptist minister. He was a Bollinger County judge four years and Bollinger County assessor 21 years...
Lois Kelley (04/22/09)
THEBES, Ill. -- Lois Kelley, 91, of Thebes died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Lifecare Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 31, 1918, in Elco, Ill., to Oscar and Nellie Mae Jackson Thompson. She married Harold McNelly on Feb. 15, 1934. She later married Orville Kelley on Oct. 4, 1953. He preceded her in death Oct. 22, 1992...
Delores Wilkerson (04/21/09)
Delores Jean Wilkerson, 71, of Scott City died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 30, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of James "Sonny" and Ruby Marie Bruhl Day. She and Paul M. Wilkerson were married Feb. 8, 1969, in Cape Girardeau...
Sister Mary Braun (04/21/09)
Sister Mary Terese Braun, 92, of Wheaton, Ill., formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, in Brookfield, Wis. Mass of Christian burial was held April 6 at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in Wheaton. Burial was in Assumption Cemetery in Winfield, Ill...
Emma Bahr (04/21/09)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Emma Lee Bahr, 85, of Carbondale died Monday, April 20, 2009, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center in Jonesboro, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Pleasant Grove Murdale Funeral Home...
Leo Beasley (04/21/09)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Leo Beasley, 86, of Tamms died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at home. He was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Ohio County, Ky., to Thomas and Elizabeth Burden Beasley. He and Shirley Denton were married May 29, 1976. Beasley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thebes, Ill. He was a retired farmer...
Willard Keys (04/21/09)
Willard D. Keys, 70, of Randles died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 8, 1938, at Delta, son of Oscar and Stella Ward Keys. He and Marjorie Ward were married Oct. 25, 1957. She died July 23, 1996. Keys was a retired self-employed mechanic and truck driver...
Delores Wilkerson (04/20/09)
Delores Wilkerson Delores J. Wilkerson, 71, of Scott City died Sunday April 19, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Alvina Lally (04/20/09)
Alvina Lally Alvina Helen Lally, 100, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 16, 1909, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Charles and Helen Ann Leible Burger. Alvina moved to St. Louis and worked for Singer Sewing Machine Co. for 23 years. She retired in 1971 and moved to Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral...
Evelyn Puls (04/20/09)
Evelyn Puls Evelyn B. (Birk) Puls, 87, of Jackson died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at her residence. She was born Aug. 1, 1921, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Theodore and Addie (Bennett) Birk. She and Edwin R. Puls were married Oct. 5, 1946, in Pevely, Mo. He died Dec. 23, 1998...
Leo Beasley (04/20/09)
Leo Beasley TAMMS, Ill. -- Leo Beasley, 86, of Tamms died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at home. He was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Ohio County, Ky., to Thomas and Elizabeth Burden Beasley. He and Shirley Denton were married May 29, 1976. Beasley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thebes, Ill. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe. He was a retired farmer...
Dr. Lee Atherton (04/19/09)
Dr. Lee Atherton Dr. Lee Atherton, 85, of Peoria, Ill., formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Saturday at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin, Ill.
Trip Koehler (04/19/09)
Trip Koehler Trip McLaren Koehler, newborn, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, in Wichita, Kan. Graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens in Morley, Mo., with the Rev. Mark Martin officiating. Amick-Burnett Funeral chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements...
Vernon Weinrich (04/19/09)
Vernon Weinrich Vernon O. Weinrich of Perryville, Mo., died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was 76. He was born Oct. 9, 1932, in Longtown, Mo., son of the late Oscar F. and Nora S. Hopfer Weinrich. He was married May 27, 1956, to Kathleen Ann Herschbach...
Blonn Earnhart (04/19/09)
Blonn Earnhart ANNA, Ill. -- Blonn Earnhart, 92, of Anna died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2009, at City Care Center in Anna. She was born June 14, 1916, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Willis and Narola Yates Treece. Blonn married George E. Earnhart on March 2, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Dec. 15, 1994...
Cynthia Weschke (04/19/09)
Cynthia Weschke Cynthia Ann Weschke died Thursday, April 16, 2009. Dear daughter of Cleo and Anna Eschke; dear sister of Charles (Suzanne) Weschke; dear aunt of Kassandra, Jacob and Lauren; dear niece, cousin and friend. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2009, at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 LeMay Ferry Road (at Butler Hill), St. Louis...
Dirk Magwitz (04/19/09)
Dirk Magwitz Dirk Phillip Magwitz, 39, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at his home in Athens, Ga. Magwitz was a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and certified rehabilitation counselor (CRC) in the state of Georgia. His area of specialization was working with mindfulness-based therapies, specifically dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) with individuals and couples. ...
Hubert Bachmann (04/18/09)
Hubert H. Bachmann, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 14, 1930, in Crosstown, Mo., the son of Henry M. and Hedwig C. "Hattie" Oster Bachmann. He and Jean Rathert were married on Nov. 30, 1957, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in St. Louis. She died Feb. 21, 1998. He later married Mamie Kraemer Abernathy Steffens April 15, 2000, at Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Ellen Rutherford (04/18/09)
Mary E. Rutherford of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Eugene, Ore., passed away at her home on April 16, 2009, after a prolonged illness. Mary was born on Nov. 3, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, to Neal Clifton Edwards and Ruth Kurre Edwards. She graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School in 1964. ...
Jesse H. Kiefer (04/18/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jesse H. Kiefer, 95, of Perryville died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born Sept. 12, 1913, at Perryville, son of August and Rosa Moore Kiefer. He and Thurn Meininger were married on May 1, 1937, at St. Louis. She preceded him in death on Dec. 27, 1997...
James C. Trentham Sr. (04/18/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James C. Trentham Sr., 83, of Marble Hill died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Eldercare of Marble Hill. He was born Jan. 12, 1926, at Sikeston, Mo., son of William C. and Gillie M Smith Trentham. He and Olive Ola Welker were married on June 28, 1947...
Harold Moore (04/18/09)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Harold Jackson Moore, 89, of Commerce died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 11, 1919, at Hayti, Mo., son of Jack and Eula May Riggs Moore. He and Hettie Mayberry were married Jan. 28, 1946, and she preceded him in death on June 27, 1988...
Barry Brueggeman (04/18/09)
Barry E. Brueggeman, 27, of Jackson left us too early Thursday, April 16, 2009, in Ste. Genevieve County as a result of a vehicle accident. He was born May 23, 1981, in Alton, Ill., son of Keith "Sam" and Jane Weller Brueggeman. He and Deana McCormick were married July 12, 2008, and were looking forward to being first-time parents next month. Barry was a doting expectant father who couldn't wait to teach his firstborn about all of his passions, especially football, fishing and golf...
Hubert Bachmann (04/17/09)
Hubert H. Bachmann, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Hanover Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Crosstown, Mo...
Ernestine Risley (04/17/09)
Ernestine Risley, 79, of Pulaski, Ill., died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Green Lawn Memorial Garden in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Mary Ellen Rutherford (04/17/09)
Mary Ellen Rutherford, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Joyce Leming (04/17/09)
Joyce Birk Leming, 78, of Jackson died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 25, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Rhienard and Beaulah Brown Birk. She and Charles C. "Bud" Leming were married June 17, 1951, in Little Rock, Ark. They were happily married 35 years. He preceded her in death Dec. 27, 2005...
Dathel Kynion (04/17/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dathel "Louise" Kynion, 68, of Advance passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 3, 1940, at Gipsy, Mo., daughter of William and Esther Gribler Gregory. Louise and Kenny Kynion were united in marriage Oct. 1, 1966, at Zalma, Mo...
Paul Bryant (04/17/09)
Paul Edward Bryant, 74, of Scott City died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 11, 1934, in Palestine, Ill., son of Lawrence W. and Lena Sparks Bryant. He and Glenda Lee Milligan were married July 2, 1960...
Ruthanne Hanebrink (04/16/09)
Ruthanne Hanebrink, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 15, 2009. She was born June 18, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Ernest and Virginia Dennis Drum. She and Cletis Dale Hanebrink were married May 3, 1975. Survivors include children and grandchildren, Catherine (Samuel) Jarrell of St. ...
Christina Hoernig (04/16/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Christina A. Hoernig, 90, of Perryville died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 31, 1918, at Advance, Mo., daughter of August and Anna Greuel Hoernig. Hoernig was a housekeeper. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and Legion of Mary...
Lulu Wilkinson (04/16/09)
Lulu Angalee Wilkinson, 78, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 12, 1930, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Stanley and Rhoda Ross Shumpert. She and Orville Wilkinson were married April 9, 1948...
Imogene Jennings (04/16/09)
Imogene Jennings, 68, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at her home. She was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Perryville, daughter of Lawrence and Lavern McClain Klump. She was first married to Edward Faenger. In October 1988 she married Charles Jennings. He passed away in July 1998...
Veda Dysinger (04/16/09)
Veda Marie Mizell Dysinger, 80, of Delta died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at her home. She was born March 23, 1929, in St. Louis, daughter of Paul and Nola Reed Mizell. She and Elmer W. Dysinger were married April 19, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. They had been married one week shy of 50 years. He died April 8, 2002...
Mary Asip (04/16/09)
Mary Schumacher Asip, 89, of San Mateo, Calif., passed away Thursday, April 9, 2009, at home, holding the hand of her beloved husband of 60 plus years, after an 11-year battle with lymphoma. Mary was born Sept. 3, 1919, in Mena, Ark., to John and Agnes Schumacher and was raised in Kelso, Mo., with her five brothers, who predeceased her. ...
Ruth Balsman (04/16/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth M. Balsman, 83, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Festus, Mo. She was born July 18, 1925, in Perry County, daughter of the late Rosati J. and Magdaline M. Moore Moore. She was married to Raymond F. Balsman June 9, 1945...
Lester Jannin (04/16/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lester T. Jannin, 87, of Perryville died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born June 4, 1921, in Perry County, son of Marcellus and Mary Louise Seifert Jannin. He married Mary Etheline Gibbar on Oct. 18, 1944, at Silver Lake, Mo. She died Dec. 15, 2000...
Paul Seabaugh (04/16/09)
Paul Miller Seabaugh, 83, of Cape Girardeau was called to his heavenly home Tuesday, April 14, 2009. He was born Jan. 15, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jacob Franklin and Ruth Miller Seabaugh. He and Evelyn Griffin were married April 24, 1949...
Ronald Scheper Jr. (04/16/09)
Ronald Adrian Scheper Jr., 45, of House Springs, Mo., died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at his residence. He was born Aug. 26, 1963, in St. Louis, son of Ron and Sherry Northcutt Scheper. He had been a construction worker. He is survived by his father, Ron Scheper, and his wife Paulette of Cape Girardeau; two sons, Jason Scheper and Ronnie Scheper of St. Louis; and a sister, Tammy Scheper of Chesterfield, Va...
Barbara Booth (04/16/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Barbara L. Booth, 50, of Cairo died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. Funeral will be a 1 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park at Mounds...
Violet Hayden (04/16/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Violet E. Hayden, 92, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Camelot Nursing Center in Farmington. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Farmington...
Dathel Kynion (04/16/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Dathel Kynion, 68, of Advance died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Berry (04/16/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Charles E. Berry, 72, of Cairo died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 11, 1937, in Cairo, son of the late James and Myrtle White Berry. He was married to Joyce Johnson. Berry was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force...
Ernestine Pool (04/15/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ernestine L. Pool, 86, of Perryville died Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Aug. 5, 1922, in Prentiss County, Miss., daughter of Ernest and Sarah Cole Pool. Survivors include three daughters, Priscilla Zahner, Connie Picou and Beth Loness, all of Perryville; a sister, Syble Harris of Michigan; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild...
Della Arbuckle (04/15/09)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Della F. Arbuckle, 77, of Lilbourn died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 8, 1931, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Lowell and Della Goldie Liley Fish. She and Willis Arbuckle were married Feb. 6, 1962, in St. Louis. He died March 28, 1994...
Ronald Scheper Jr. (04/15/09)
Ronald Adrian Scheper Jr., 45, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilma Edwards (04/15/09)
Wilma Alberta Edwards, 89, of Tiptonville, Tenn., died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, Tenn. She was born Feb. 9, 1920, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Frank W. and Bertha B. Bratton Basham. She and Virgil A. Edwards were married April 14, 1946...
Eunice Calvin (04/15/09)
Eunice P. Calvin, 89, of Jackson died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 20, 1919, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Lloyd C. and Minnie M. Fair Hafford. She married Wilbur Calvin, who preceded her in death...
Julietta Brugger (04/15/09)
Julietta A. Brugger, 90, of Jackson died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Fountain­bleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 11, 1919, in Jackson, daughter of Charles and Helen Kirn Brugger. Brugger was a lifelong member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. ...
Rachel Mix (04/15/09)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Rachel Ann Mix, 75, of Charleston died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Dec. 5, 1933, in Colbert County, Ala., to the late Samuel Ervin and Neva Virginia Rutherford Smith...
Arlene Cotner (04/15/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Arlene Mae Cotner, 85, of Chaffee passed away Monday, April 13, 2009. She was born Oct. 4, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Alfred and Cora Faust Jones. Arlene married J.T. Cotner Feb. 20, 1942, at Maple United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Thelma Hill (04/14/09)
PATTON, Mo. -- Thelma Hill, 72, of Patton died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 20, 1936, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Albert and Maggie Jaco Horrell Sr. She and Paul James Hill were married Dec. 10, 1972. He died Dec. 31, 2007...
Barbara Adams (04/14/09)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Barbara A. Adams, 74, of Cobden died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born Jan. 29, 1935, in Murphysboro, daughter of William and Beulah Irvin Goldsmith. She and George A. "Butch" Adams were married Aug. 26, 1960, in Cobden. He died Nov. 8, 1997...
Emma Meyer (04/14/09)
Emma R. Meyer, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Jan. 9, 1921, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Jesse and Mary Kraemer Perry. She and Raymond Meyer were married May 10, 1943. He died Dec. 11, 1999. They moved to Jackson in 1982 from St. Louis. She and Cletus Gilles were married Aug. 27, 2005...
Patrick Hughey (04/14/09)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Patrick E. Hughey, 75, of Farrar died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation in Perryville, Mo. He was born July 1, 1933, at Seventy-Six, Mo., son of Abraham and Ruth Rhyne Hughey. He and Bertha Stricklin were married July 25, 1953...
Steven Lutz (04/14/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Steven Roberts Lutz, 55, of Jonesboro died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Feb. 6, 1954, in Anna, son of James R. and Margaret L. McCarty Lutz. Survivors include three brothers, Mike Lutz of St. Ann, Mo., Jon Lutz of Anna and Tim Lutz of Henderson, Ky...
Emma Meyer (04/13/09)
Emma Meyer, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at New Bethel Cemetery near Pocahontas...
Charles Mayberry Jr. (04/12/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles Mayberry Jr., 79, of Anna died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born May 8, 1929, near Jonesboro, Ill., son of Charles and Clola Brown Mayberry. He and Susie I. Trout were married March 11, 1949, in Union County...
Bernice Winkler (04/12/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernice M. Winkler, 81, of Perryville died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born April 1, 1928, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Felix and Lora Roy Moore. She and Raymond D. Winkler were married Oct. 16, 1948, at Perryville. He died July 12, 1983...
Estella Glenn (04/12/09)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Estella Glenn, 95, of Mounds died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 16, 1913, at Tyler, Mo., daughter of Arthur and Cordelia Clark Henning. Glenn was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Villa Ridge and a member of the Telecom Pioneers in Denver. She was an Illinois Bell Telephone operator 26 years, retiring Sept. 9, 1967...
John Green (04/12/09)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- John Edwin Green, 73, of Bloomfield died Friday, April 10, 2009, at home. He was born Aug. 7, 1935, in Advance, Mo., son of Barney W. and Edna Aline Hawkins Green. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter, Mo. Survivors include six brothers, Bill Green of Bloomfield, Jerry Green of St. ...
Patrick Schumacher (04/12/09)
James Patrick Schumacher, 52, beloved son of Charlotte Edgar Schumacher and the late Leonard J. Schumacher, died early Sunday morning, March 29, 2009, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Patrick was born March 16, 1957, in Cape Girardeau. He studied horticulture at the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Ralph Evers (04/11/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ralph J. Evers, 79, of Advance passed away Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 26, 1929, in St. Louis, son of John and Elizabeth Mc­Kenna Evers. Ralph was a pharmacist and owned and operated Advance Pharmacy 27 years. He was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. He was a benefactor for Southeast Missouri State University Theater Department and the Advance School Foundation...
Cecilia Gibbar (04/11/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cecilia M. Gibbar, 91, formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Parkside Meadows Nursing Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born April 23, 1917, at Lithium, Mo., daughter of Henry L. and Magdalen M. Brewer Maddock. She and Percy J. Gibbar Sr. were married Oct. 25, 1941, at Brewer, Mo. He died April 27, 2001...
John Reece (04/11/09)
John W. Reece Sr., 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1928, in Wichita, Kan., son of Floyd and Edna May Springer Reece. He and Dorothy J. Helten were married Feb. 27, 1946, at St. Joseph's Church in Wichita, and to this union two sons were born: John W. Jr. of Rolla, Mo., and Donald E. of Olathe, Kan...
Jack Troy Sr. (04/11/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jack L. Troy Sr., 74, of Marble Hill died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at his home. He was born June 2, 1934, in Dyersburg, Tenn., son of William Harris and Sue Kathyrn Hendren Troy. He first married Cherry A. Bryan on June 25, 1954. He and Jeanie D. Wells were married Oct. 21, 1985...
Ralph Evers (04/10/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. — Ralph Evers, 79, of Advance died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girar­deau. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John Reece (04/10/09)
John W. Reece, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1928, in Wichita, Kan., son of Floyd N. and Edna May Springer Reece. He and Dorothy J. Helten were married Feb. 27, 1946, at St. Joseph's Church in Wichita...
Jewel Tanksley (04/10/09)
Jewel Edna Lee Tanksley, 82, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Searcy, Ark., to the late Ira and Fannie Belle Church Allred. She and Samuel Perry Tanksley were married Feb. 28, 1946, at Charleston, Mo. He preceded her in death July 21, 2000...
Don Huey (04/10/09)
Don G. Huey, 77, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 18, 1931, in Egypt Mills, son of Tom and Justine Hengst Huey. He first married Marie Reimann on Dec. 18, 1951. She preceded him in death Sept. 5, 2001. He then married Sharon Williams on June 1, 2002...
Alta Turner (04/10/09)
Alta V. Turner, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 5, 1919, in Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Ode Andrew and Minnie May Seabaugh Cook. She and Claud M. Turner were married Oct. 16, 1942, at Sikeston, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 17, 1996...
Jessie Hoosier (04/10/09)
DVANCE, Mo. -- Jessie Marie Hoosier, 83, of Advance passed away Thursday, April 9, 2009, at her home. She was born March 28, 1926, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Willis and Laura Stephens Cook. She and Jesse Hoosier were united in marriage June 9, 1944, at Bloomfield, Mo. He preceded her in death Aug. 15, 1980...
Patrick Schumacher (04/10/09)
James Patrick Schumacher, 52, beloved son of Charlotte Edgar Schumacher and the late Leonard J. Schumacher, died early Sunday morning, March 29, 2009, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Patrick was born March 16, 1957, in Cape Girardeau. He studied horticulture at the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Fred Ossick (04/10/09)
Fred W. Ossick, 78, of Marietta, Ga., died Friday, March 27, 2009. The funeral was held March 31 at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church in Roswell, Ga., with Monsignor Richard Lopez officiating. Burial was in Georgia National Cemetery. Mr. Ossick served in the U.S. ...
Edward Triplett (04/09/09)
Edward Triplett, 79, of the Missouri Veterans Home died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1929, and raised near Tahlequah, Okla. He is the son of William and Madlene Triplett. He was a tribal member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. He and Jacqueline Bruns were married Oct. 21, 1967, in St. Charles, Mo...
Homer Walker (04/09/09)
Homer E. Walker, 88, of Blodgett, Mo., died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 29, 1921, in Detroit, son of Frank and Willie Davis Walker. He and Margaret Purifoy were married May 12, 1984, in Marble Hill, Mo. She died Nov. 27, 2008...
Donald Lynch (04/09/09)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Donald Ray Lynch, 68, of Bertrand died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Feb. 26, 1941, in East Prairie, Mo., son of Helen Peters Lynch of Bertrand and the late Cecil Lynch...
Don Huey (04/09/09)
Don Huey, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ellen Campbell (04/08/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ellen Love Campbell, 85 of Anna died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born Aug. 18, 1923, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Joseph Franklin and Azlea Rollins English. Campbell was a U.S. Navy veteran and served in World War II. She made her home in Peru many years...
Norman Winchester (04/08/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Norman E. Winchester, 84, of Sikeston died Monday, April 6, 2009, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born March 4, 1925, at Bernie, Mo., son of Fred and Ethel Norman Winchester. He and Vonice Slayton were married Jan. 23, 1970, at Benton, Mo. She died Oct. 12, 2000...
John Reece (04/08/09)
John W. Reece, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Delmont Stayton (04/08/09)
Delmont Stayton of Jackson went to heaven to celebrate his 95th birthday Monday, April 6, 2009. He was born April 6, 1914, in East Alton, Ill., to John and Nellie Miller Stayton. After his father's death, he was raised by his mother and embraced by his new father, John Nathaniel Eudy. He married Frances Pauline Ferguson April 15, 1941. She died Nov. 20, 1983. Pauline was the daughter of the Rev. L.L. and Laura Ferguson of Tulsa, Okla...
Aric Beckham (04/08/09)
Jeames Aric Beckham, 36, formerly of Jackson, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Plano. Aric had resided in Dallas several years. He was born Oct. 28, 1972, in Alton, Ill., son of Kenneth A. and Joyce Moore Beckham...
Flo Davis (04/07/09)
Geraldine Flo Davis, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 5, 2009, in Jackson. She was born March 31, 1922, in Des Arc, Mo., to Hazel McKee and Ray Hagerty. After the death of her father, she and her mother returned to Des Arc, where she was raised by her mother and maternal grandparents, W.E. and Bess McKee. She married R.G. Davis on Nov. 16, 1946. R.G. preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 1987...
Loreen Gladish (04/07/09)
Loreen Jane Gladish, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 15, 1922, in Jarvis, Ontario, Canada. She is the widow of Dallas Roy "Jim" Gladish. She was a member of Abbey Road Christian Church...
Mary Eakin (04/07/09)
Mary Alice Eakin, 88, of Jackson, formerly of Bell City, Mo., passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Jackson Manor. She was born May 27, 1920, in Tacoma, Wash., daughter of Marion and Julia Carey Reed. Eakin owned and operated Bell City Fabric Shop 10 years. In her early years she loved designing and making clothes for herself and her family. In her later years she loved oil painting landscapes and flowers...
Delmont Stayton (04/07/09)
Delmont Lowell Stayton, 95, of Jackson died Monday, April 6, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Shirley Hency (04/07/09)
Shirley C. Hency, 71, of Jackson, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 21, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Burt Charles and Frankie Christine Cook Palmer. She and Collie Neal Hency were married July 9, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 31, 2000...
Mary Manor (04/07/09)
Mary Ann Manor, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 6, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born June 5, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Sylvester and Etta Starr Hartle. Manor was a member of Cape Bible Chapel. She was a former nurse's assistant at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
William Jackson (04/07/09)
BENTON, Mo. -- William C. Jackson, 80, of West Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Benton, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Wuesthoff Medical Center of West Melbourne. He was born Sept. 7, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lester and Ada Asher Jackson...
Charles Givens (04/07/09)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Charles "Chalk" Givens, 87, of Glenallen died Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 18, 1921, in Allenville, son of Ancil and Grace Smith Givens. He and Earlene Medlock were married in 1947. He later married Velma "Deanie" Crites on Oct. 12, 1974...
Elvira Schamburg (04/07/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elvira A. Schamburg, 90, of Perryville died Sunday, April 5, 2009, at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1918, in Highland, Mo., daughter of John F. and Mamie Lukefahr Renaud. She and Hubert A. Schamburg were married Dec. 1, 1943. He died May 12, 1998...
Maria Thompson (04/06/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Maria Nell "Rita" Thompson, 58, of Anna, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Mulberry Manor in Anna. She was born Oct. 28, 1950, in Fort Hood, Texas, daughter of Carl William and Lucille Gregory Thompson...
Mary Lorene Glasser (04/06/09)
KELSO, Mo. -- Mary Lorene Glasser, 80, of Kelso died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Oran, Mo., daughter of Benjamin and Christine Beal Elfrink. She and Wilfred Lloyd Glasser were married June 7, 1949, in Chaffee, Mo...
Elvira A. Schamburg (04/06/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elvira A. Schamburg, 90, of Perryville died Sunday, April 5, 2009, at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1918, in Highland, Mo., daughter of John F. and Mamie Lukefahr Renaud. She and Hubert A. Schamburg were married Dec. 1, 1943. He died May 12, 1998...
Dickie O'Laughlin Black (04/06/09)
Dickie L. O'Laughlin Black, 60, of Tamms, Ill., died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 1, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., son of Gene and Betty Jo Nichols O'Laughlin. Dick retired after more than 30 years of service as a master machinist with the Burlingotn Northern-Sante Fe, Northern Pacific and Union Pacific railroads...
Dr. Roy Dawson (04/06/09)
Dr. William Roy Dawson Jr., 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at his home. He was born April 2, 1928, in Montgomery, Ala., son of William R. and Annie Ruth Graydon Dawson. He and Carol McCollum were married on August 21, 1948, in Montgomery, Ala...
Loreen Gladish (04/06/09)
Loreen Jane Gladish, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 15, 1922, in Jarvis, Ontario, Canada. She is the widow of Dallas Roy "Jim" Gladish. She was a member of Abbey Road Christian Church...
Arbra Silvius (04/06/09)
Arbra Louise Davis Silvius, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 25, 1930, in Imperial, Calif., daughter of Joseph Earl and Sara Ann Riggins Davis. She and Ralph Silvius were married May 17, 1946...
Rebecca Seyer (04/06/09)
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Rebecca J. Seyer, 48, of Edwardsville, formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died Friday, April 3, 2009, at St. Louis University Hospital after a long illness. She was born Jan. 11, 1961, in Hammond, Ind., daughter of Gerald Donald and Cassie Lou Bishop. She and Jeffrey Seyer were married June 8, 1985, in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Glasser (04/05/09)
KELSO, Mo. — Mary L. Glasser, 80, of Kelso died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City.
Arbra Silvius (04/05/09)
Arbra L. Silvius, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Betty Smith (04/05/09)
Betty J. Smith, 76, of Jackson died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She had lived there since Jan. 21. Smith was born Nov. 3, 1932, in Jackson, to Chester C. and Mildred B. Clippard Smith. Smith graduated from Jackson High School in 1951. ...
Alice Morse (04/05/09)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Alice Neiswonger Morse, 89, of Princeton, Ky., died Friday, April 3, 2009, at Paducah Nursing Center in Paducah. She was born Jan. 20, 1920, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Jesse A. and Jennie Mae Murphy Colyer. She and Lee Woodrow Neiswonger where married Dec. 25, 1938 in Cape Girardeau. He died in 1964. Later she married Thomas Morse on Aug. 8, 1973, in Hopkinsville, Ky. He died in 2004...
Gary Ferguson (04/05/09)
Gary Allen Ferguson, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at his home. He was born March 5, 1959, in Wichita, Kan., to Cecil Harris and Billie Jean Johnston Ferguson. He married Lydia Ferguson in 2000. She died in 2005. Ferguson served in the U.S. Army in South Korea from 1979 to 1981. After his military service, he worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for John Deere in New Jersey...
Opal Borders (04/05/09)
Opal J. Borders, 79, passed away April 4, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. The daughter of the late Bartie and Myrtle Merritt Wise, Borders was born Feb. 22, 1930, near Bernie, Mo. She and Gerald Borders were married Sept. 3, 1965, in Mississippi...
Hubert DeLay (04/05/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Hubert L. DeLay Sr., 83, died Friday, April 3, 2009, at his home in Sikeston following an extended illness. He was born July 19, 1925, near Advance, Mo. He and June E. Workman were married April 19, 1946. The son of the late David C. ...
Lorese Gury (04/04/09)
Lorese Gury DONGOLA, Ill. -- Lorese Brown Gury, 93, of St. Louis, formerly of Dongola, died Friday, April 3, 2009, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill...
Loreen Gladish (04/04/09)
Loreen Gladish Loreen Jane Gladish, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Waymon Gale Lawley (04/04/09)
Waymon G. Lawley DALLAS. -- Gale Lawley, 79, died Friday, April 3, 2009 in Dallas. Gale was born Jan. 25, 1930, in Davis, Okla., to Carl and Hattie Horn Lawley. He attended high school in Kilgore, Texas, served in the Air Force during the Korean conflict, received a bachelor of science degree from Texas Christian University and later attended University of Kansas as a post graduate. He was married to Joyce Oliver from 1963 until her death in 1990...
Bill Garner (04/03/09)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Bill Garner, 70, of Dexter died April 2, 2009, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born May 17, 1938, at Dexter, son of Bert and Goldie Dillingham Garner. He and Betty Sue LeBeau were married May 20, 1962, at Dexter. He was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) in Dexter, the former co-owner of Garner Appliance in Dexter and a former maintenance employee for the Dexter School District...
Betty Giesler (04/03/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Betty Jo Giesler, 74, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at her home. She was born July 26, 1934, at Arab, Mo., daughter of Roy A. and Geneva Nichols Lingle. She and James Cato were married Dec. 23, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died Nov. 14, 1968. She later married Adrian Giesler June 23, 1980, in St. Louis. He also preceded her in death...
Loyd Huffman (04/03/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Loyd Huffman, 85, of Advance died April 2, 2009, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born May 19, 1923, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Lee and Ida Barks Huffman. He and Anna Lois Eaker were married Nov. 29, 1946, in Marble Hill, Mo...
Elva Townsend (04/03/09)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Elva Townsend, daughter of the late Bill and Fannie Bright Stacy, was born in Leora, Mo., on Jan. 9, 1922, and passed away at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at the age of 87. Mrs. Townsend lived in the Bloomfield area all her life...
Charles Smith (04/03/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles Clayton Smith, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. He was born April 1, 1923, in Whitewater, son of Arthur Vernon and Clola Idell Ramsey Smith. He and Pauline Virginia Birkman were married Sept. 19, 1945, in Arkansas...
Penny Leirer (04/03/09)
Penny Suzanne Leirer, 48, of Jackson lost her battle with cancer at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. The Lord called her home Thursday, April 2, 2009. One of five daughters, Penny was born Aug. 29, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, to Paul and Marilyn Grossheider Priest. She and Gary Leirer were married Oct. 16, 1982, in Jackson...
Morrell Godwin (04/03/09)
James Morrell Godwin, 89, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, in Tulsa, Okla. He was born Jan. 8, 1920, on a farm between Jackson and Oak Ridge, son of James Shelton and Daisy Cowan Godwin. Godwin grew up in a family of 10 children and attended a one-room school called Roberts School for his elementary schooling. After graduating from Jackson High School, Morrell began working at the Jackson Hosiery Mill...
Pansie Mehrle (04/02/09)
Pansie D. Hunt Mehrle, 101, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center.
Betty Kluesner (04/02/09)
Elizabeth L. "Betty" Kluesner, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at her home.
Daniel McNair Jr. (04/02/09)
Dr. Daniel Preston McNair Jr., 78, of Daphne, Ala., died Saturday, March 28, 2009, after a lengthy illness.
James Tilley (04/02/09)
James Henry Tilley, 66, of Hartselle, Ala., died Sunday, March 22, 2009, at his home.
Robert Lovelace (04/02/09)
Robert Alan Lovelace, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.
Alvin Pope (04/02/09)
TROY, Mo. -- Alvin B. Pope, 66, of Troy died Monday, March 30, 2009, at Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy.
Maria Lopez (04/02/09)
ALTO PASS, Ill. -- Maria Reyna Lopez, 68, of Alto Pass died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at her home.
Jacqueline McAtee (04/02/09)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Jacqueline Gertrude McAtee, 89, of Poplar Bluff died Monday, March 30, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
Loren Eddleman (04/02/09)
ANNA, Ill.-- Loren Eddleman, 81, of Anna died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Life Care Hospital of Plano in Plano, Texas. He was born Dec. 4, 1927, in Dongola, Ill., son of Grover C. and Emma Brown Eddleman. He and Linna Mae Harvick were married Dec. 8, 1945, in Mount Vernon, Ill.
Charles Smith (04/02/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles Smith, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Chuck Moutell (04/02/09)
Charles E. "Chuck" Moutell, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Delmar Gardens in Chesterfield, Mo.
Judy Latham (04/01/09)
Judy Latham, 51, of Farmington, Mo., died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at her home. She was born June 15, 1957, in Farmington, daughter of Truman and Amylee Killian Huffman. She and Jeff Latham were married March 24, 2009, in Farmington. Latham was a trainer in the medical billing department for Centene Corp. in Farmington. She was a member of Open Door Tabernacle Church in Fredericktown, Mo...
Paul Page (04/01/09)
Paul Page ANNA, Ill. -- Paul C. Page, 63, of Anna died Monday, March 30, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1945, in Anna, son of William C. and June D. Dillow Page. He and Shirley Lynn Cady were married March 21, 1984, in Holly Hill, Fla. Page was a member of Mount Moriah Lutheran Church and lifetime member of Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455...
Rosie Betts (04/01/09)
CHARLESTON, Mo. — Rosie P. Betts, 72, of Charleston died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at her home. She was born March 17, 1937, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Otis and Georgia Viola Fulton McAllister. She married Jimmy Betts. Survivors include her husband; five sons, Donald Betts of Pennsylvania, James Betts of Charleston, Dale Betts of Noblesville, Ind., Sherman and Bruce Betts of Cape Girardeau; six daughters, Flora Clemons of Cape Girardeau, Marilyn Brown of Merriam, Kan., Prisus Betts and Mary Bates of Logansport, Ind., Dinita Grady of Walton, Ind., Gloria Hayes of Germantown, Md.; a brother, James McAllister of Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Edith Crawford of St. ...
Rosellen Di Napoli (04/01/09)
Rosellen Di Napoli, 90, of Jackson died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to service time today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating...
Margaret Dorris (04/01/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Margaret Nora Dorris, 63, died peacefully Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at home in Sikeston following a long and arduous battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 23, 1945, in Arcadia, Mo., to Robert Lee Lotz and Julia Alice Lotz. She was married to Glynn J. Dorris on July 15, 1961, and is the mother of Glenda K. Rodriquez of Temple, Texas, Jackie L. Gould of Cape Girardeau and William G. Dorris of East Prairie, Mo...
Betty Kluesner (04/01/09)
Betty Kluesner, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Clare (04/01/09)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mary Elizabeth McElyea Clare, 90, of Kansas City, formerly of Oran, Mo., passed away Monday, March 30, 2009, at Windsor Estates in Camdenton, Mo. She was born July 23, 1918, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of Aaron and Bertha Williams Hollingsworth...
Loren Eddleman (04/01/09)
ANNA, Ill. — Loren Eddleman, 81, of Anna died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Life Care Hospital of Plano in Plano, Texas. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...