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Obituaries from August 2009

Charles Hedge (08/31/09)
Charles Earl Hedge, 46, of Advance, Mo., died Aug. 29, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 1, 1962, in Alton, Ill., the son of Samuel and Christina Ezell. Charles was a truck driver for Proffer Produce in Park Hills, Mo. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Larry Ratliff (08/31/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Larry Ratliff Sr., 68, of Advance, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 23, 1940, in Shafter, Calif., son of Jack and Lourane Barnett Ratliff. Larry was a retired truck driver. He associated with the Assembly of God Church in Advance...
George Roussell (08/31/09)
George R. Roussell, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 19, 1914, in Chicago, the son of George J. and Nellie Mary Prince Roussell. He and Ada Dohogne were married Oct. 27, 1956, at Cape Girardeau. She died Feb. 11, 2000...
James Boyer (08/31/09)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- James M. Boyer, 82, of Glenallen died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2009, at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Dr. John Englehart and Kelly Francis officiating. Burial will be at McGee Chapel Cemetery in Glenallen...
Bethany Rose (08/31/09)
Bethany Dee Rose, 46, of Scott City died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the funeral home chapel...
Marilyn Arbuckle (08/31/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Marilyn Mae Arbuckle, 65, of Anna died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at Helia Healthcare in Energy, Ill. Friends may call after 2 p.m. until the funeral hour Tuesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tony Foeller officiating. Interment will be in the Anna City Cemetery...
Edward Schiwitz (08/31/09)
Edward C. Schiwitz, 83, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2009, at his daughter's home in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
George Roussell (08/30/09)
George R. Roussell, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m., followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary...
J.D. Morrison (08/30/09)
The Rev. J.D. Morrison, 81, of Cobden, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bryan Morrison officiating...
James Boyer (08/30/09)
GLENALLEN, Mo. — James M. Boyer, 82, of Glenallen died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at his home. Hutchings Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Laurel Curry (08/30/09)
Laurel Allen "Stick" Curry, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at his home. He was born March 5, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clarence Fred and Bessie Wolters Curry. He and Eunice M. Farmer were married Oct. 19, 1958, at Cape Girardeau...
Janey Wiley (08/30/09)
Janey M. Wiley, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Monday, Aug. 14, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, she was a member of Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church. Survivors include her son, Joshua Wiley of Cape Girardeau; daughter, Faith Smith of Red Oak, Iowa; brother, Phillip Kelley of Perryville, Mo.; sister, Beverly Dunlap of Cape Girardeau; grandchildren, Dakota and Caleb of Red Oak and Christian of Clarinda, Iowa...
Sister Rose Francis Brockmeyer (08/30/09)
BRIDGETON, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Sister Rose Francis Brockmeyer, SSND, of Bridgeton, was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at the School Sisters of Notre Dame Motherhouse Chapel in South St. Louis County. A prayer service was held Aug. 24, 2009, at Anna House, The Sarah Community, on the campus of SSM DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton. Burial will be in the Motherhouse Cemetery. Kutis City Chapel handled arrangements...
Dorlis Young (08/30/09)
ORAN, Mo. -- Dorlis B. Young, 78, of Oran, beloved wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, went to walk the shores of heaven with her family by her side Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Gideon on Jan. 21, 1931, to Frank and Ethel Jordon Vaughn...
Gene Hill (08/30/09)
Gene "Slick" Hill, 88, of Roswell, Ga., beloved husband and father, quietly passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009. He was born in Charleston, Mo., March 31, 1921, to Guthrie and Alyene Hartle Hill. He attended Lutesville High School and went on to Southeast Missouri State University where he starred on the baseball, track and field, and basketball teams...
Ethan Rheaume (08/29/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ethan Scott Rheaume, 5-week-old son of Scott Rheaume and Whitney Donaldson of Anna, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at Union County Hospital. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to time of service today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna...
Laurel Curry (08/29/09)
Laurel Curry, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Kinder (08/29/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Charles Laton Kinder, 60, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at his home. A memorial service will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. The Rev. Donald Pearson will officiate...
Janey Wiley (08/29/09)
Janey M. Wiley, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Peggy Raines (08/29/09)
Peggy Lorraine Raines, 76, a resident of Ramsey Creek Village in Scott City, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 4, 1933, at Illmo, daughter of Otto Nichlous and Bernice Elizabeth Lambert Leist. She and Vernon Floyd Raines were married Oct. 21, 1954, at Scott City...
Earl Sewing (08/29/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Earl E. Sewing, 87, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Perry Oaks Nursing Rehabilitation in Perryville. He was born Jan. 12, 1922, in Friedheim, son of the late Martin B. and Rosa Klaus Sewing. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim. Earl married Helen Foeste McDaniel on Oct. 13, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death Sept. 7, 2005...
Dora Wenskay (08/29/09)
Dora Anna Wilhelmina Wenskay, 92, of Cape Girardeau went to be with her lord and savior, Jesus Christ, Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Jackson Manor in Jackson, with her family at her side. She was born Jan. 28, 1917, at Fornfelt, daughter of William Henric and Maria Elizabeth Johanna Eifert Sprenger. She and Norman F. Wenskay were married Aug. 31, 1941, at Illmo. He died Jan. 30, 1997...
Joseph Wibbenmeyer (08/29/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joseph Louis Wibbenmeyer, 84, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Perry County, son of Theodore and Louisa Meyer Wibbenmeyer. He and Margaret M. Welker were married April 27, 1957, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Mildred Schmiederer-Daugherty (08/29/09)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Mildred "Millie" Schmiederer-Daugherty, 54, of Ste. Genevieve died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at her home. She was born Aug. 15, 1955, at St. Louis, daughter of Donald L. Beck and Wilma Mae Ludwig Beck. She was a telemarketer. She was of the Lutheran faith...
Peggy Raines (08/28/09)
Peggy Lorraine Raines, 76, of Scott City died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Calvin Clark (08/28/09)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Calvin Harold Clark, 71, of Fredericktown passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at Heritage Gardens Nursing Home in Greenville, Mo. He was born Aug. 1, 1938, in Kennett, Mo., son of John Edward and Sylvia I. Robinson Clark. He and Velva Deelee Hollingsworth were married Oct. 16, 1959, in Bisbee, Ariz...
Odelia Daniel (08/28/09)
Odelia Elizabeth Daniel, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 16, 1924, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Thomas Edward and Mathilda Pearl Roach Daniel. Odelia lived on the farm with her parents in Charleston where she was a member of St. Henry's Parish. After her father died, she and her mother moved to Cape Girardeau in the mid-1950s. She was a devout Catholic and member of St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Matilda Buchheit (08/27/09)
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Matilda B. Rellergert Buchheit, 85, of St. Louis, formerly of Old Appleton, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Kutis Affton Chapel in St. Louis. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mark Catholic Church. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery...
Odelia Daniel (08/27/09)
Odelia Elizabeth Daniel, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Cathedral, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at Charleston, Mo...
Rose Musgraves (08/27/09)
Rose L. Musgraves passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, on her 94th birthday, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Aug. 25, 1915, in Elberon, Iowa, to Otto and Caroline Baresh Kubalek. She and Arthur Musgraves were married Feb. 12, 1965. They had been married 28 years when Art passed away June 21, 1993...
Roy Green (08/27/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Roy C. Green, 60, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at his home. He was born Nov. 12, 1948, in Fairfield, Ill., son of Herbert and Maria Locke Green. He and Wendy Jo Tisher were married Sept. 23, 1995, at Steeleville, Ill...
Rick Proffer (08/27/09)
Rick L. Proffer, 53, of Jackson passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at Gads Hill, Mo., near Piedmont, Mo. He was born Feb. 26, 1956, to Linville "Bill" and Alma Loos Proffer. Rick was a 1974 graduate of Jackson High School. He was a lifelong truck driver and had been employed at SEMO Ready Mix, Farrow Logging, Mid-America Dairy and Tom Beussink Excavating, all in Jackson. In May 2008 he became employed at Agri-Trans in Cape Girardeau...
Jacob Schneider (08/27/09)
Jacob Scott Schneider, 20, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at his home. He was born March 27, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, son of Steven Lee and Judy Lynn Wollenweber Schneider. Schneider graduated from St. Paul Lutheran School, and from Jackson High School on May 17, 2007. While in high school he played trumpet in the high school band...
Jacob Schneider (08/26/09)
Jacob Scott Schneider, 20, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at his home. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rick Proffer (08/26/09)
Rick Proffer, 53, of Jackson died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, near Piedmont, Mo. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Rose Musgraves (08/26/09)
Rose L. Musgraves, 94, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Parish prayers will be at 7, immediately followed by the rosary. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Dr. Pamela Hearn (08/26/09)
Dr. Pamela Hindman Hearn, 73, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Anna, Ill., on June 7, 1936, daughter of Ruel and LaWanda Pygett Hindman. She went to Anna-Jonesboro High School, where she excelled in academics and music...
Paul Urhahn (08/26/09)
Paul "Chuck" Urhahn, 55, of Dublin, Ga., passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at the Carl Vinson Veterans Administration Hospital in Dublin following an extended illness. Mr. Urhahn was born Sept. 4, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Leon "Gumbo" and Verneda Welter Urhahn...
Kathrine Lamkin (08/26/09)
Kathrine Porter Russell Lamkin, one of Cape Girardeau's least politically correct residents, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital, a few days before her 83rd birthday. She was the daughter of Richard B. and Florence Hein Russell, whose ancestors settled here by 1797. Last year she and husband John T. "Jack" Lamkin celebrated 60 years of marriage at a series of events attended by all of her six children, 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren...
Ollie Stroup (08/25/09)
UNITY, Ill. -- Ollie Stroup, 92, of Unity died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Daystar Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Sept. 17, 1916, in Russellville, Ark., to Henry and Pnola Nutt Standridge. She married Claude W. Stroup in 1940. He preceded her in death in 1970...
Sister Rose Brockmeyer (08/25/09)
Sister Rose Francis Brockmeyer, SSND, formerly of Cape Girardeau, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009. Beloved sister to a brother, Alfred (Ruth) Brockmeyer of Hawk Point, Mo.; seven sisters, Bertha (Paul) Essner of Benton, Mo., Theresa (Joseph) Schreckenberg of Hillsboro, Mo., Frieda (Joseph) Seyer, Julie (Donald) James and Dorothy (Paul) Summers, all of Cape Girardeau, Frances (Joseph) Willenbring and Millie (Charles) Seyer of Jackson; our dear aunt, great-aunt and friend.. ...
Jacquline Eaves (08/25/09)
BERNIE, Mo. -- Jacquline Hester Eaves, 75, of Bernie departed this life Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Malden Nursing Center in Malden, Mo. She was born Jan. 26, 1934, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Riley and Wilma Robinson Hester. She and J.C. Eaves were married Aug. 25, 1953, at Bloomfield. He preceded her in death May 6, 2007...
Bernice Montgomery (08/25/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Bernice Bernadine Montgomery, proud wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and longstanding businesswoman in Southeast Missouri, died at the age of 99 years Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center with her family by her side...
Marlen Oehl (08/25/09)
Marlen Oehl, 89, of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 24, 1920, in Friedheim to Henry and Docilla Sauer Oehl. He and Lorene Rose were married Aug. 17, 1947, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
Beulah Francis (08/25/09)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Beulah E. Francis, 97, of Glen-allen died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Eldercare of Marble Hill, Mo. She was born Sept. 12, 1911, at Glenallen, daughter of George Avery and Rose Adeline Cooper Smith. She and Henry Coy Francis were married Dec. 28, 1929. He died March 3, 1991...
Beverley Patterson (08/25/09)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Beverley Patterson, 66, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at her home. She was born Jan. 31, 1943, in Puxico, Mo., daughter of Loyd and Mary Louise Harris Snider. She and Richard E. "Pat" Patterson were married April 29, 1966. He preceded her in death April 15, 2001...
Fred Nanney (08/25/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Fred W. Nanney, 69, of Marble Hill died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Bill McCormick, Kenny Cook and Tim Nanney officiating. Burial will be in Crader Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Robert McAtee (08/25/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert S. McAtee, 72, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. An American Legion service will be held at 7...
Dr. Pamela Hearn (08/25/09)
Dr. Pamela Hindman Hearn, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Kathrine Lamkin (08/25/09)
Kathrine Porter Russell "Po" Lamkin, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
Frank Tesson (08/25/09)
Frank F. Tesson Jr., 89, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at his home. He was born June 18, 1920, in St. Louis, to Frank F. and Nettie Larmie Tesson Sr. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving from Jan. 29, 1943, to Oct. 3, 1945. He was awarded five Bronze Stars for the battles and campaigns of Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, Rhineland and Ardennes...
Frank Tesson (08/24/09)
Frank F. Tesson, 89, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Allen Partain (08/24/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Allen Wayne Partain, 39 of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at noon, with the Rev. Mike Miller officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Marlen Oehl (08/24/09)
Marlen Oehl, 89, of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 24, 1920, in Friedheim to Henry and Docilla Sauer Oehl. He and Lorene Rose were married Aug. 17, 1947, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
Gus Hefner (08/24/09)
Gus Hefner McGEE, Mo. -- Wayne "Gus" Augustus Hefner, 68, of McGee was born Dec. 7, 1940, at McGee, the son of Glenn and Mary Walk Hefner, and passed away Aug. 22, 2009, at his home. Hefner had been a bricklayer for more than 44 years. He believed in the Baptist faith...
Sister Rose Brockmeyer (08/23/09)
Sister Rose Brockmeyer BRIDGETON, Mo. -- Sister Rose Brockmeyer, 82, of Bridgeton died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at the Sarah Community in Bridgeton. Visitation will be from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday at Anna House in Bridgeton and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Mother House in Lemay, Mo...
Robert McAtee (08/23/09)
Robert McAtee PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Robert S. McAtee, 72, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009. Arrangements are pending Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.
Barbara Foster (08/23/09)
Barbara Foster WARE, Ill. -- Barbara Foster, 76 of Ware died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Jonesboro cemetery...
Marilyn Ervin (08/23/09)
Marilyn Ervin Marilyn Jo Ervin, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 27, 1932, in Cape Girardeau to Charles Willard and Naomi Market Latham. Mrs. Ervin worked for Saint Francis Medical Center for 20 years as a housekeeper, retiring in 2000. After her retirement she was a volunteer at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was a member of Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church...
John Short (08/22/09)
John M. Short, 74, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Racher (08/22/09)
Mary Ann Brant Racher, 80, of Cape Girardeau was baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009. Beloved wife of Pete Racher; dear mother and mother-in-law of Joseph (Barb) Racher Jr., Jacenta (Michael) O'Halloran, Rose Marie Donnelly, and the late Stephen G. ...
Walter Palmer (08/21/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Walter Michael Palmer, 57, of rural Anna died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lindsey Cemetery in McClure, Ill., with Ralph Brandon officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard from Marion Army National Guard...
Vertis Lam (08/21/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Vertis Edwards Lam, 95, formerly of Anna, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, in Buford, Ga. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bill Minor officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion, Ill...
Maude Dalton (08/21/09)
SWINTON, Mo. -- Maude Dalton, 99, of California, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at California Care Center. She was born Oct. 2, 1909, near Swinton, daughter of Claude and Pearl Frye Cox. She and Lee Dalton were married Oct. 2, 1929. He preceded her in death March 8, 1998...
Jared Birk (08/21/09)
Heaven's special child, Jared Ryan Birk, 20 months, of Jackson was called to his heavenly home Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. He died peacefully at St. Louis Children's Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Jared was born Nov. 23, 2007, to Dale and Teresa and Austin Birk of Jackson. He was baptized Jan. 12, 2008, at St. Paul Lutheran Church...
Michael Crowden (08/21/09)
Michael Allen Crowden, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Lee and Fern Lynn Crowden. Michael was disabled, but for many years was an estimator with General Sign Co...
Jared Birk (08/20/09)
Jared Ryan Birk, 20 months, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Mary Cooper (08/20/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Mary Agnes Johnson Cooper, 95, formerly of Cairo, died Friday at Autumn Care. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Barlow Cemetery in Barlow, Ky., with the Rev. Kelly Cox officiating. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements...
Sherri Collier (08/20/09)
Sherri S. Hodges Collier, 46, of Louisiana, formerly of Scott City, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2009, at Christus Schumpert Highland Hospital in Shreveport, La., following a six-and-a-half year battle with lung cancer. She was born Aug. 21, 1962, at the old Saint Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, to Clinton and Doris Hodges...
Nellene Quick (08/20/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nellene Quick, 85, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Mark Kirk officiating...
Lottie Newell (08/20/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lottie Ellen Newell, 94, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at Elder Care of Marble Hill. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Haven of Hope United Pentecostal Church in Marble Hill, with the Rev. Jeff Wells officiating...
Michael Crowden (08/20/09)
Michael Crowden, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Jared Birk (08/19/09)
Jared Ryan Birk, 20 months, son of Dale and Teresa Birk of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at Children's Hospital in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Beam (08/19/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ralph Wayne Beam, 59, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at his home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lixville Cemetery...
Helen Zarger (08/18/09)
Helen M. Zarger, 88, of Topeka, Kan., died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Midland Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday at Mater Dei's Assumption Church. Burial will be at 9 a.m. today in Fairmont Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home in Topeka is in charge of arrangements...
Early Miller (08/18/09)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Early Miller, 81, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Mounds, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at his home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be at noon Wednesday at the funeral home, with Larry Barnett Sr. and Valencia Clark officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Elaina Carlisle (08/18/09)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Elaina Nichole Grace Carlisle of Matthews died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born earlier that day in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John Carlisle and Julie Vanden Brook...
Rose Blattel (08/18/09)
Rose Marie "Tootie" Blattel, 73, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 29, 1935, in New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Barney and Anna Westrich Glastetter. She and Norman "Boss" Blattel were married June 30, 1956...
Stella Taylor (08/18/09)
Stella Louise Taylor, 62, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at her home. She was born March 9, 1947, in Cape Girardeau to Leon and Grace Iona McCulley Givens. She and Larry Gene Taylor were married Aug. 29, 1968, at Crump. Taylor was a member of New Life Gospel Church in Scott City...
Jerry Brotherton (08/18/09)
Jerry Dean Brotherton, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at his home. He was born April 5, 1941, in Patton, Mo., son of J.B. and Lena Hahn Brotherton. He and Jacque Dillow were married July 9, 1966, at First Baptist Church in Jackson...
Gary Ryerson (08/18/09)
Gary Lee Ryerson, 44, of Annapolis, Mo., formerly of Austin, Minn., died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 11, 1964, in Britt, Iowa, to Paul L. and Carol Dee Hickman Ryerson. Gary grew up in Austin and married Becky Smith on July 21, 1990, in Albert Lea, Minn...
Raymond Roth (08/18/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Raymond M. Roth, 82, of Perryville died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 21, 1927, at Farrar, Mo., son of the late Otto and Marie Detjen Roth. He and Elinor Mueller were married April 25, 1953...
Dennis Strahan (08/18/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Dennis M. Strahan, 61, of Chaffee died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Dec. 29, 1947, in Madison County, Ill., son of Maxwell and Norma Wood Strahan. Dennis was a retired caterer with Burch Food Services in Sikeston, Mo...
Eugene Stoverink (08/18/09)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Eugene Stoverink, 61, of Leopold died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 3, 1947, in Leopold, son of Lawrence H. and Magdalen Hinkebein Stoverink. He and Linda Nenninger were married Oct. 28, 1972, at St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold...
Anna Cassel (08/17/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Anna E. "Granny" Cassel, 96, of Anna passed away at 8:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at the City Care Center in Anna. She was born Nov. 20, 1912, in Steele, Mo., the daughter of William A. and Martha E. Burchett Headrick. She married John C. Cassel on Oct. 10, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death July 12, 2007...
Coby Kinnison (08/17/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Coby Don Kinnison, 20, of Perryville died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, in Perry County. He was born July 27, 1989, in Perryville, the son of Jason and Angie (Mitchell) Kinnison of Perryville. Coby was on active duty in the U.S. Navy...
Eugene Stoverink (08/17/09)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Eugene Stoverink, 61, of Leopold died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 3, 1947, in Leopold, son of Lawrence H. and Magdalen Hinkebein Stoverink. He and Linda Nenninger were married Oct. 28, 1972, at the St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold...
Cecil Shrum (08/17/09)
Cecil C. Shrum, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 16, 1920, in Drum, Mo., to Simon Jessie and Stella Frances Tinnin Shrum. He and Mattie LaNora Hunter were married March 28, 1948, at Steele, Mo...
Rose Blattel (08/17/09)
Rose Marie Blattel, 73, of Scott City died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Raymond Myers (08/17/09)
Raymond E. Myers, 83, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Hannibal, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dean Jaggers officiating. Military honors will follow the service...
Ruby Werner (08/16/09)
Ruby K. Werner, 86, of Granite City, Ill., formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at her son's home in Chesterfield, Mo. A memorial graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Lightner Memorial Cemetery in Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements...
Lee Bauwens (08/16/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lee R. Bauwens of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at his home. He was 66. He was born July 13, 1943, in Perryville, the son of the late Herman and Marie (Cissell) Bauwens. He was married to Cheryl "Charlie" Johns on Feb. 5, 1983, who survives in Perryville...
Jean Mae Simpson (08/16/09)
Jean Mae Simpson LOUISVILLE, Colo. -- Jean Mae Simpson, 91, of Louisville and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties in Louisville. She was born May 8, 1918, in Bridgeport, Okla., the daughter of Leroy and Elma Johnson Martin. She and Paul Simpson were married Dec. 31, 1942, at Corpus Christi, Texas. He died March 1, 2008...
Ruby Friedrich (08/16/09)
Ruby Marie Friedrich, 81, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 22, 1927, in Ancell, Mo., to George and Matilda Hess Peetz. Ruby attended grade school in Kelso, Mo., and Cape Girardeau and was a 1946 graduate of the former St. Mary's High School in Cape Girardeau. She and David Friedrich were married Dec. 27, 1947, in Kelso. He passed away Aug. 2, 1963...
James Wilhelm (08/16/09)
BENTON, Mo. -- James E. "Jim" Wilhelm, 78, of Benton died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 5, 1931, in Benton to Adam Edward and Corina Hand Wilhelm. He and Mary Ann Tarr were married May 15, 1965, at Cape Girardeau...
Roy Kopf (08/16/09)
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Roy E. Kopf, 84, of Belleville, born Sept. 16, 1924, in Belleville, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Four Fountains Convalescent Center in Belleville. Mr. Kopf retired from Steamfitters and Pipefitters Local 101. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Belleville and American Legion Belleville Post 58. Roy was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran...
Helen Zarger (08/16/09)
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Helen M. Zarger, 88, of Topeka passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Midland Hospice. She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Gilette, Ark., the daughter of John B. and Della B. (McKim) Quinn. She married John J. Zarger on June 19, 1956, in Ottawa, Kan., and he preceded her in death May 5, 1998...
Raymond Myers (08/16/09)
Raymond E. Myers, 83, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Hannibal, Mo., died at Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Hannibal to Raymond W. and Ola Mae (Blacketter) Myers. He married Eugenia Warren on Oct. 5, 1946. They have enjoyed 62 years together...
Catherine Sander-Southard (08/15/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Catherine M. Sander-Southard, 83, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation in Perryville. She was born Jan, 12, 1926, at Venice, Ill., daughter of Ollie and Bertha Kittel. She married Charles Southard in May 1958 and he preceded her in death Oct. 30, 2000...
James E. Wilhelm (08/15/09)
James E. "Jim" Wilhelm, 78, of Benton, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Benton Chapel in Benton, with parish prayers at 7 p.m. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Michael Casteel officiating...
Ruby Friedrich (08/15/09)
Ruby Marie Friedrich, 81, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson, with the Rev. John Hearth officiating...
Jewell J. Hansil (08/15/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jewell J. "Joe" Hansil, 87, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Hillview Healthcare in Vienna, Ill. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Enloe Clemmons officiating...
Leona Pflueger (08/15/09)
Leona Elsie Pflueger, 90, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009 at Jackson Manor. Leona was born April 28, 1919, near Columbus, Neb., daughter of Rudolph and Lucia Hagelman Hellbusch. She attended St. John's Lutheran country school in Columbus. ...
Jesse Philllips (08/14/09)
Jesse Cole Phillips, 27, of Park Hills, Mo., formerly of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 20, 1981, in Belleville, Ill., son of Ben S. Phillips and Barbara Weigle. Jesse was a graduate of Jackson High School...
George McLaird (08/14/09)
George Edward McLaird, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 3, 1925, in Farmington, Mo., son of Clarence L. and Beulah I. Trickey McLaird. He and Faye Wilma Reid were married April 10, 1946, at Jackson. She died Aug. 9, 2002...
Theodore Westrich Jr. (08/14/09)
Theodore "Ted" Westrich Jr., 45, of Wright City, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Baue Funeral Home in O'Fallon, Mo., and from 2 p.m. to service time Saturday at First Baptist Church in Wright City...
Leroy Eddleman (08/14/09)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Leroy Eddleman, 80, of Dongola died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at the home of a son. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 8 to 10 a.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola and until time of service at First Lutheran Church...
Cynthia King (08/14/09)
Cynthia Jo "Cindy" King, 46, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at her home. She was born Jan. 17, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Kenneth L. and Norma L. Ridings Blankenship. Cindy moved to Jackson from Cape Girardeau in 1973, and attended Jackson High School. ...
Gerald Palmer (08/14/09)
Gerald Edwin Palmer, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Norman, Ark., son of Dorsey and Hattie Horn Palmer. He and Thelma Long were married June 24, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
George Gregori (08/14/09)
George F. Gregori, 59, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at his home. He was born July 26, 1950, in New Orleans, to Victor "Greg" and Laura Wilkinson Gregori. He and Paula Riley were married Sept. 2, 1984, in New Orleans...
Lori Ditto (08/14/09)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lori Anne Freeman Ditto, 44, of Charleston died Monday, July 27, 2009, at St. Louis University Trauma Center following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 23, 1965, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Sara Freeman of Cape Girardeau and Danny and Sharon Freeman of Linn, Mo...
Ruby Friedrich (08/14/09)
Ruby M. Friedrich, 81, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Donald Simmons Sr. (08/14/09)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Donald T. Simmons Sr., 58, of Dongola died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Jack Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery...
George McLaird (08/13/09)
George E. McLaird, 84, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Latreace Turner (08/13/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Latreace Turner, 39, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at her home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Enloe Clemmons officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Helen Sauerbrunn (08/13/09)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Helen Inman Sauerbrunn, 94, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Jonesboro Rehab and Healthcare Center. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem Lutheran Church, with David Eidson officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
George Gregori (08/13/09)
George F. Gregori, 59, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at his home. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to service time Friday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. A memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Boettcher officiating...
Jesse Phillips (08/13/09)
Jesse Cole Phillips, 27, of Park Hills, Mo., formerly of Jackson, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Cynthia King (08/13/09)
Cynthia Jo "Cindy" King, 46, of Jackson died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at her home. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday at Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Scott City. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church...
Mary Nicholson (08/13/09)
Mary Aquina Nicholson, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at Life Care Center. She was born Jan. 26, 1929, at Fornfelt, daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Ruth Marie Clark Speak. She first married Richard Smallwood Humphries on Dec. 28, 1958. He died Jan. 1, 1984. She and Reginald Nicholson were married Jan. 24, 1985. He died Jan. 17, 1986...
Larry Enderle (08/13/09)
KELSO, Mo. -- Larry Dale Enderle, 61, of Kelso died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 15, 1948, in Cape Girardeau to Chester James and Olga Meta Schroeder Enderle. Enderle served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and also served in the U.S. Naval Reserve 20 years...
Cecelia Wallace (08/13/09)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Cecelia Wallace, 78, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at her home. She was born July 28, 1931, in New Lenox, Ill., to Frank and Emma Pietela Spreitzer. She married Albert E. Wallace, who preceded her in death in 1980...
Carol Mayfield (08/13/09)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Carol Jean Mayfield, 50, of Sedgewickville died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Sylvester J. "Bud" and Mary Frances Tenholder Vandeven. She married Randy Mayfield Dec. 3, 1988...
Henry Mellone (08/13/09)
Henry C. "Hank" Mellone, 78, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1931, in New York City. He moved to Cape Girardeau in 1968. Mellone was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He earned a master's degree in business from Washington University. ...
Gertrude Terbrak (08/12/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gertrude M. Terbrak, 96, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Independence Care Center. She was born May 12, 1913, at St. Mary, Mo., daughter of Firman and Stella Gibbar Mattingly. She and William M. Terbrak were married May 10, 1937, at Brewer, Mo. He preceded her in death Oct. 8, 1992...
Susie Baker (08/12/09)
Susie Irene Baker, 92, of Jackson passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Sept. 23, 1916, in Doniphan, Mo., to John and Ellen Quinn Ashcraft. She and Luther Baker were married Oct. 30, 1937. He died Sept. 23, 1979...
Ruby Lambert (08/12/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ruby Lambert, 93, of Advance passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. She was born Aug. 27, 1915, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Jim and Willie Drum Shell. Ruby was an active lifelong member of Zalma Baptist Church. Most of her life was spent as a homemaker and farm wife. She was an avid gardener, loved to cook and bake, and entertaining family and friends was one of her favorite activities...
Lillian Hester (08/11/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lillian C. Hester, 93, of Dawsonville, Ga., formerly of Chaffee, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, Ga. She was born Aug. 30, 1915, at Delta, daughter of Ross and Ellen Barker Hester...
Jimmy Jones (08/11/09)
Jimmy R. "JJ" Jones, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at his home. He was born Nov. 6, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, to C. Anderson and Freda Dillingham Jones. He and Leona M. Ressel were married Sept. 26, 1959, at Kelso, Mo. She died April 14, 2007...
Arthur Woods Sr. (08/11/09)
Arthur Paul Woods Sr., 76, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 16, 1933, in New Port, Ind., son of Arthur Pete and Mary Cecile Peer Woods. He first married Dorothy Marie Murry on Oct. 6, 1952. She died April 17, 1960. He and Rose Wagle were married Feb. 14, 1964. She survives...
Lynn Richards (08/11/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lynn Edison Richards, 58, of Advance passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at John J. Pershing VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born May 5, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of Johnny E. and Roselee Null Richards. Lynn was a 1969 graduate of Bell City High School. He attended Hartnell College in Salinas, Calif., and graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in social work...
Ernest Crites (08/11/09)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Ernest B. Crites, 91, of Puxico passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 16, 1918, at Zalma, Mo., son of Horace and Dova Cato Crites. Ernest and Hazel Cooper were married Jan. 20, 1940, at Zalma. She preceded him in death Dec. 24, 1998...
Joda Bess (08/11/09)
Joda Lee Bess, proud husband, father and grandfather, and longstanding businessman in Southeast Missouri, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at his home. With his family surrounding him, Joda went peacefully home to be with his heavenly father. Joda was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Blodgett, Mo. His parents, Mary and Joda William Bess, moved to Poplar Bluff, Mo., in the fall of 1927 to establish a fresh fruit and vegetable business, Bluff City Produce Co...
LaToya Robinson (08/11/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- LaToya Faye Robinson, 29, of Cairo died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, from an extended illness. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ in Cairo...
Lillian Hester (08/10/09)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Lillian C. Hester, 93, formerly of Chaffee, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at the Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, Ga. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Jimmy Jones (08/10/09)
Jimmy R. Jones, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joyce Woodney (08/10/09)
SIKESTON, Mo. — Joyce E. Woodney, 83, of New York City, formerly of Sikeston, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at her home in New York City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Barket Funeral Home of Mounds, Ill.
Dorothy Gloth (08/10/09)
Dorothy Gloth, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 14, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William T. and Beulah (Deevers) Foeste. She and George William Gloth were married Nov. 22, 1958. He died Feb. 9, 1993...
Danny Prather (08/10/09)
Danny D. "Jitter" Prather, 69, of Thebes, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 7, 1939 in Gale, Ill., to Ernest I. and Eliza Jackson Prather. Mr. Prather has worked as a bridge painter in Illinois...
Danny Prather (08/09/09)
Danny D. "Jitter" Prather, 69, of Thebes, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel...
Gilda da Silva (08/09/09)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Gilda Rosa Kieling da Silva, of St. Peters, formerly of Sappington, Mo, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at the age of 78. She was the loving wife of the late Dr. Jose Carlos da Silva; dear daughter of the late Lino and Ilka Wanda Kieling; devoted mother of Marcus da Silva, Anne (Tom) Moreland, Flavio da Silva, Jacqueline (George) Stephen, Pascal (Marta) da Silva, Anelise (Chris) Mossinghoff, Particia (Chuck) Depner, David (Cynthia) da Silva, the late Pierre da Silva; cherished grandmother of 20 and great-grandmother of four; dear sister of the late Plinio (Diva) Kieling, Dulce (the late Beno) Zilles, the late Irmigard (Francisco) Lummertz, Celia (the late Americo) Pozatti, the late Ilska Kieling, the late Ilse Kieling, the late Sylvio Kieling, Carmem (Francisco) Franco, Myrna (Darcy) Monteiro; and sister-in-law of Martha Kieling.. ...
Harrel Turner (08/08/09)
Harrel Turner ADVANCE, Mo. -- Harrel E. Turner, 81, of Advance, formerly of Patton, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at his home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Patton. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Dwayne Duncan and Kyle Carter officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill, Mo...
Henry Mellone (08/08/09)
Henry Mellone Henry C. Mellone, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at his home. Arrangements will be announced later by Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Ruth Hill (08/08/09)
Ruth Hill ANNA, Ill. -- Ruth Amy Hill, 99, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at City Care Center of Anna. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Phil Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Friendship Cemetery...
Jessie Clippard (08/08/09)
Jessie Clippard Jessie Della Clippard, 89, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Monticello House. She was born Nov. 23, 1919, near Kurreville, Mo., daughter of Frank and Iva Dell Statler Niswonger. She married Fred B. Clippard April 8, 1939. He died April 20, 2000...
Mark Livesay (08/08/09)
Mark Livesay ANNA, Ill. -- Mark Livesay, 52, of Anna died Friday, Aug. 7, 2009. He was born Jan. 17, 1957, in Wadeena, Minn., to Harold and Evelyn Orr Livesay. He and Becky Rogers were married June 3, 1977. Livesay was a member of First Evangelical Presbyterian Church where he held positions of deacon and elder. He was a table leader and prayer warrior on Walk to Emmaus. He was a Promise Keeper and supporter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...
Jack Adams (08/08/09)
Jack Adams SIKESTON, Mo. -- F.G. "Jack" Adams, 83, of Sikeston died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born July 2, 1926, in Double Springs, Ala., to the late W.G. and Alma McDonald Adams. He first married Maxine Gage on Nov. 3, 1945. She died Dec. 23, 1988. He and Mary Eaton were married Aug. 17, 1990...
Marie Heischmidt (08/08/09)
Marie Heischmidt Marie Margaret Heischmidt, 90, of Paris, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Fayette County, Ill., daughter of Jacob Andrew and Caroline Mary Zacha Roedl. Marie and Albert Henry Heischmidt were married Feb. 10, 1945, in Edgewood, Ill. He died Nov. 5, 1986...
Johnnie Lemons (08/07/09)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Johnnie Lemons, 58, of Advance passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at his home. He was born June 19, 1951, in Parma, Mo., son of Oran and Betty Biggs Lemons. Johnnie and Kyong "Coffee" Kim were married in 1975 in Seoul, Korea. Lemons was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was medically retired from the U.S. Army after 15 years of service...
Jessie Clippard (08/07/09)
Jessie Della Clippard, 89, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Monticello House. She was born Nov. 23, 1919, near Kurreville, Mo., daughter of Frank and Iva Dell Statler Niswonger. She married Fred B. Clippard April 8, 1939. He died April 20, 2000...
Gregg August (08/07/09)
Gregg "Uncle Deeg" August, 47, was called to his heavenly home Monday, Aug. 3, 2009. He was born Dec. 3, 1961, to Doug and Velma Jane August. He was baptized into the Christian faith March 17, 1962, confirmed in his faith June 6, 1976, and was a lifelong member of Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City...
Robert Guilliams (08/07/09)
WENTZVILLE, Mo. -- Robert Guilliams, 65, of Wentzville died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. He was the son of Glen and the late Norma Guilliams; father of Mark (Melissa) Guilliams, Blake (April) Guilliams, Wade (Crystal) Guilliams, Brooke Guilliams; brother of Jerry Guilliams, June Goebel, Gary Guilliams, Gail Kraii; loving grandfather of 10; and special friend of Shirley Moore...
Jewel Tidwell (08/07/09)
Jewel A. Tidwell, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 16, 1926, in Arbor, Mo., to Ernest and Maggie Nolen Tidwell. Jewel was a sewing machine operator 45 years at Florsheim Shoe. She was a member of Cape First...
Rita Duncan (08/07/09)
Rita Marie Duncan, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Dec. 12, 1933, in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of Curtis and Ruth Winchester. Rita worked 10 years for the Civil Service in St. Louis. She lived most of her life in Southern Illinois. For the last 10 years she has been in Cape Girardeau and was formerly a resident at Capetown Assisted Living...
Gregg August (08/06/09)
Gregg Douglas August, 47, of Sandy, Utah, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at his home. He is formerly of Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Jessie Clippard (08/06/09)
Jessie Della Clippard, 89, of Jackson died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at Monticello House. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Roy Mowry (08/06/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Roy Busch Mowry, 72, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dennis Cebulak officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery...
Virginia Halter (08/06/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Virginia "Ginny" Halter, 75, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 10, 1934, in St. Louis, daughter of Henry and Helen Renner Bohnert. She married Hubert Halter on May 15, 1954, at Biehle, Mo...
Paul Neal (08/06/09)
ORAN, Mo. -- Paul Edward Neal, 74, of Oran died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 4, 1935, in Oran, son of Benjamin Frank and Estelle Gertrude Fowler Neal. He and Jean Carter were married March 9, 1955. She died May 24, 2003...
Roy Friedrich Sr. (08/06/09)
PAINTON, Mo. -- Roy William Friedrich Sr., 89, of California, Mo., went home to be with his lord Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Mo. Roy was born Nov. 11, 1919, near Painton, son of Wilheim "William" Heinrich George and Esther Daisy Kelso Friedrich...
Howard Brown (08/06/09)
Howard G. Brown, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 25, 1930, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of John W. and Ida Forsythe Brown. Howard and Helen Lober were married Jan. 2, 1954, in Charleston, Mo. She died July 22, 2006...
Emma Pedersen (08/06/09)
Emma L. Quade Pedersen, 73, of Springfield, Mo., passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at her home after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 13, 1935, in Gordonville. She and Richard L. Pedersen were married March 16, 1957...
Rev. Edward Nichols Jr. (08/06/09)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Rev. Edward Payson Nichols Jr., 65, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, at The Neighborhoods at Quail Creek in Springfield, where he had resided since 2006. Nichols was born July 23, 1944, in Corpus Christi, Texas, where his father was stationed as a U.S. Marine Corps flight instructor...
Lester Swinford (08/05/09)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- Lester "Red" Swinford, 81, of Brownwood passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at his home. He was born July 16, 1928, at Painton, Mo., son of Luther and Gertrude Bass Swinford. Red was a member of Advance VFW and attended Full Gospel Church. He was a retired owner and operator of an auto body shop...
Zeno Schafer (08/05/09)
Zeno W. "Sam" Schafer, 88, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, where he had lived since October 2008. He was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Kelso, Mo., to Frank J. and Ortha Heisserer Schafer. He and Sopha A. Beel were married Feb. 9, 1942, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau. Sopha passed away Jan. 16, 2005...
Dianna Seabaugh (08/05/09)
Dianna Lynn Seabaugh, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 30, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Columbus and Selma Dockins Welker. She and Thomas Leonard Seabaugh were married in St. Louis. He preceded her in death April 19, 1995...
Layne Favier (08/05/09)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Layne A. Favier, 34, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1974, in Perryville, son of stepfather Mark C. Rudesill and mother Charryl Favier Rudesill of Cape Girardeau. Other survivors include a son, Aaron Favier of Perryville; a sister, Caira Rudesill of Cape Girardeau; aunts and uncles, Denise (Jim) Hildebrand of St. ...
John Cockrell (08/05/09)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- John David Cockrell, 36, of Wamsutter, Wyo., passed away Sunday, July 26, 2009, in Wamsutter. He was born Oct. 26, 1972, at Dexter, Mo., son of Daniel Cockrell and Marie Perez. John was a 1991 graduate of Bell City High School. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
Cecil Lynn (08/05/09)
BENTON, Mo. -- Cecil Rodger "Nip" Lynn, 82, of rural Benton died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 28, 1926, near Benton, to the late Clyde and Rita Agnes Rodger Lynn Sr. He lived in Scott County his entire life where he was self-employed in farming until retiring in 1989. He was a member of New Savannah Baptist Church...
Laura Pinkerton (08/05/09)
Laura Lee Pinkerton, 57, of Mesquite, Texas, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009, at Doctors Hospital in Dallas. She was born April 1, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Cleman and Anna Lee Schweer Quade. Formerly of Jackson, she had lived in Mesquite eight years...
Donna Bishop (08/04/09)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donna Kay Bishop, 58, of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Union County Hospital. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bon Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery...
John Cockrell (08/04/09)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- John David Cockrell, 36, of Wamsutter, Wyo., passed away Sunday, July 26, 2009, in Wamsutter. He was born Oct. 26, 1972, at Dexter, Mo., son of Daniel Cockrell and Marie Perez. John was a 1991 graduate of Bell City High School. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
Charles Moore (08/04/09)
PATTON, Mo. -- Charles Moore, 67, of Patton died Friday, July 31, 2009, at his home. He was born July 19, 1942, at Crocker, Mo., son of Kenneth and Pearl Best Moore. He and Peggy McGowan were married June 3, 1961, in Swedeborg, Mo. He and Sharon "Sherry" Henderson of Patton were married Dec. 21,1985, in Crocker...
Charles Umflet Jr. (08/04/09)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Charles Umfleet Jr., 78, of Fredericktown died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Mine LaMotte, Mo., son of Charles and Myrtle Tripp Umfleet. He and Betty Ellis were married March 24, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark...
Zeno Schafer (08/04/09)
Zeno W. "Sam" Schafer, 88, of Jackson died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. An American Legion service will be held at 7. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Jerry Finley (08/03/09)
Jerry Raymond Finley, 71, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Scott City to Oliver Thomas and Myrtle "Fern" Stephens Finley. He and Julie Ann Ivester were married Oct. 20, 1984, in Commerce, Mo...
Belma Hohler (08/03/09)
Belma Hohler, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 27, 1924, in Dutchtown, the daughter of Walter Herman and Bertha Mae Baumgardt Bierschwal. She and Henry Eugene Hohler were married Nov. 12, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. He died Jan. 30, 1972...
Belma Hohler (08/02/09)
Belma Hohler Belma Hohler, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Larry Patrick (08/02/09)
Larry Patrick MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Larry William Patrick, 71, of Marble Hill died Friday, July 31, 2009, at his home. He was born Dec. 9, 1937, in Cape Girardeau to Leonard H. and Margaret Calhoun Patrick. He and Margaret Ann Brockmire Patrick were married Saturday, Jan. 7, 1961, at Cape Girardeau. She died Nov. 5, 1995...
Doris Welker (08/02/09)
Doris Welker Mrs. Doris Ladine Tucker Welker, 84, of Williamstown, Mo., died Friday, July 31, 2009, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. She was born April 5, 1925, in Graham Hospital in Keokuk, Iowa, to Joseph Samuel (J.S.) and Daisy Elene Burford Tucker. She married Richard R. Welker on Jan. 30, 1946, in Wayland, Mo. He preceded her in death June 21, 1994...
Mack Spitzmiller (08/02/09)
Mack Spitzmiller ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mack Spitzmiller, 65, of Advance was born Jan. 6, 1944, at Perkins, Mo., son of William and Kitty Welch Spitzmiller, and passed away July 31, 2009, at his home. Mack had been a truck driver most of his life. He had owned and operated his own truck. He retired from Advance Transport. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Advance and the Advance Masonic Lodge, 32nd Degree Mason. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Jerry Finley (08/02/09)
Jerry Finley Jerry Raymond Finley, 71, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, July 30, 2009. He was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Scott City, to Oliver Thomas and Myrtle "Fern" Stephens Finley. He and Julie Ann Ivester were married Oct. 20, 1984, in Commerce, Mo...
Larry Patrick (08/01/09)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Larry William Patrick, 71, of Marble Hill died Friday, July 31, 2009, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau...
Billy Fletcher (08/01/09)
Billy G. Fletcher, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lorimier Cemetery...
Jerry Finley (08/01/09)
Jerry Raymond Finley, 71, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, July 30, 2009. He was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Scott City, to Oliver Thomas and Myrtle "Fern" Stephens Finley. He and Julie Ann Ivester were married Oct. 20, 1984, in Commerce, Mo...