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Obituaries from March 2011

Elizabeth Revelle-Perry (03/31/11)
Elizabeth Rose "Betty" Revelle-Perry, 80, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 6, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of Adam and Rose Cousins Schaeffer. Elizabeth worked at the former Florsheim Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau more than 20 years. She also was a riverboat cook for Cargill Carriers until retiring in 1984...
Charlotte Edmonds (03/31/11)
Charlotte Gale Edmonds, 70, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Life Care Center. She was born Jan. 10, 1941, at Neelys Landing, to William "Bill" and Daisy Dunn McClard. She and Victor Macke were married May 10, 1967. She and Tom Edmonds Sr. were married July 11, 1983. He passed away April 24, 1997...
Richard Walker (03/31/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Richard Walker, 67, of McClure died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 13, 1944, in Jonesboro, Ill., son of William Henry and Elnora Elizabeth Reynolds Walker. He and Kaye Moore were married April 5, 1968, in Cape Girardeau...
Bernard Goskie (03/31/11)
Bernard Lyle "Bernie" Goskie, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 15, 1919, in Thebes, Ill., son of John and Ethel Cox Goskie. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, the former Merle Mae Harlan; a sister, Juanita Vail of Grassy, Mo.; four children, Troy Goskie (Gloria) of Eugene, Ore., Diana Beattie (Don) of Jackson, Gina Sinecki (Scott) and Mitch Goskie (Jeanne) of Nashville, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.. ...
Zettie Adams (03/31/11)
Zettie Adams, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born April 13, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, to Buddy Johnson and Jeanetta Adams. Survivors include her mother, Jeanetta Adams of Cape Girardeau; two sons, Timothy Adams of Nashville, Tenn., Josh Adams of St. ...
James Blattel (03/31/11)
James George Blattel, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Life Care Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Richard Walker (03/30/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Richard Walker, 67, of McClure died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Katie Staley (03/30/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Katie Jo Staley, 54, of Mounds, formerly of Belleville, Ill., died Monday, March 28, 2011. The funeral will be at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville. Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., was in charge of local arrangements.
Dr. Paula King (03/30/11)
Dr. Paula Raye King, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 28, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. There is no service.
Charlotte Edmonds (03/30/11)
Charlotte Gale Edmonds, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Life Care Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Wayne Krohe officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Rev. Henry Miller (03/30/11)
GRASSY, Mo. -- The Rev. Henry R. Miller, 83, of Grassy passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at the home of a dear friend, Barbra Halter of Delta. He was born May 16, 1927, at Advance, Mo., son of Willie Albert and Minnie Ann Shell Miller. He and Ruby Lee Brown were married Sept. 29, 1956. She passed away March 12, 1998...
William Blue (03/30/11)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- William Keith "Bill" Blue, 85, of Rolla passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011. He was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., March 31, 1925, to the late Ernest Keith and Mabel Beatrice Nicewarner Blue. Bill attended Southeast Missouri State University and was an accomplished athlete...
Estella Gooch (03/30/11)
Estella Gooch, 68, of Whitewater passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 5, 1942, in Grandin, Mo., to Fred and Ruth Boyer Tubbs. She and John M. Gooch were married May 18, 1959. In 1988, the Gooch family moved from Texas to Missouri. They have been residents of Whitewater since 1993...
Elsie Boren (03/30/11)
Elsie Edna Boren, 88, of New Wells passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Feb. 2, 1923, in the ridge community near Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Theodore Martin and Caroline Wilhelmine Stueve. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Mo. She and Norris Boren were married Nov. 22, 1942, in Altenburg...
Louise Johns (03/30/11)
Helen Louise Johns, 93, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Aug. 18, 1917, daughter of Frank and Viola Moss Beard. She and Norman Johns were married Dec. 11, 1941, in Corning, Ark. He preceded her in death in September 1979...
Katie Staley (03/29/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Katie Jo Staley, 54, of Mounds died Monday, March 28, 2011, from an apparent heart attack while driving a school bus on Shawnee College Road in Ullin, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Thelma Kirby (03/29/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Thelma J. Kirby, 87, of Tamms died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Jones Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Kimberly Hendrix (03/29/11)
Ann "Kimbo" Hendrix, 39, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at her home. She was born June 25, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edward W. and Mary A. Scheffer Hendrix. Kimberly attended the Horizons Enrichment Center day activity program. She was a graduate of Parkview State School and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Mary Hale (03/29/11)
Mary Elizabeth Hale, 74, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 26, 1936, in Fornfelt (now Scott City), to Arlie William and Viola Mowery Smith Sr. She married Floyd Frank Hale on April 22, 1953, in Benton, Mo. He preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1993...
Rosebud Call (03/29/11)
Rosebud M. Call, 92, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home, where she had lived the past 18 months. The oldest of five children, she was born March 11, 1919, in Jackson, to Lawrence and Amelia Engelmann Call. She attended St. Paul Lutheran Grade School and was a 1937 graduate of Jackson High School...
Betty Goodlin (03/29/11)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Betty J. Goodlin, 84, of Mound City died Friday, March 25, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 9,1926, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Henry J. and Lizzie Farley Lieb. She married John Goodlin, who preceded her in death...
Gerry Slinkard (03/29/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Gerry Dale Slinkard, 62, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 30, 1948, in Randles, son of Hubert Wilson and Evelyn Mobley Slinkard. He and Iris Lee Taylor were married July 20, 1965. She died April 1, 2006...
Billie Bonds (03/29/11)
HERRIN, Ill. -- Billie Lee Bonds, 73, of Herrin, formerly of Kankakee, Ill., died Sunday, March 27, 2011. He was born June 29, 1938, at Randles, son of John Henry and Rosie E. Brease Bonds. He and Shirley Ann Kincade were married March 18, 1960. She preceded him in death Jan. 15, 2006...
Louise Johns (03/29/11)
Louise Johns, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 28, 2011, at Ratliff Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Estella Gooch (03/29/11)
Estella Gooch, 68, of Whitewater died Monday, March 28, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Funeral service is 10:30 a. m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Luther Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in Whites Mill Cemetery in Ellsinore, Mo...
Elsie Boren (03/29/11)
Elsie Boren, 88, formerly of Altenburg, Mo., died Monday, March 28, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery...
Billie Bonds (03/28/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Billie Bonds died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Health South Deaconess Rehab Hospital in Evansville, Ind. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Mary Baylor (03/28/11)
Mary Louise Baylor, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at her home. She was born Oct. 5, 1936 in McClure, Ill., to Clyde Marion and Mable Louise Dover Jackson. She and James Baylor were married in May 1976 at Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death in October 1999...
Gerry Slinkard (03/28/11)
Gerry Slinkard died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.
Rosebud Call (03/28/11)
Rosebud M. Call, 92, of Jackson died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Henrichs officiating...
Margaret Richards (03/27/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Margaret Ann Palmer Richards, age 67, of Mounds passed away at 6:29 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, at her home. Margaret Ann was born Jan. 1, 1944, at St. Louis, daughter of the late Gerald L. Palmer and Edith Jackson Palmer. Margaret Ann was raised by her grandmother, Ethel Palmer, and by three special Aunts, Margie Rives, Lelia Ruth Palmer, and Mermie Reeves...
Samuel McVay Sr. (03/27/11)
Samuel Emmitt "Sam" McVay Sr., 68, of Jackson was born April 22, 1942, in New Madrid County, Mo., to George Harp and Johnnie Gordon Beeson McVay. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior on March 20, 2011, in Ghana, Africa, while serving with his wife, Linda, as short-term missionaries to the Father's House Ghana for children rescued from slavery...
Betty J. Goodlin (03/27/11)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Betty J. Goodlin, 84, of Mound City died Friday evening, March 25, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 9,1926, in Cairo, the daughter of the late Henry J. and Lizzie Farley Lieb. She was married to John Goodlin, who also preceded her in death. ...
Betty Stegle (03/27/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Betty L. Stegle, 82, died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Rev. Kathy Motria officiating. Interment will be in Anna Cemetery...
Christy Brown (03/27/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Christy L. Brown, 52, of Perryville died Friday, March 25, 2011, at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home, with a Catholic wake at 5 p.m. Visitation will continue from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, with a rosary at 8:15 a.m...
Zetie Adams (03/27/11)
Zetie Adams, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Laverne Buchheit (03/27/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Laverne Mary Buchheit, 87, of Perryville died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 16, 1923, in Belgique, Mo., daughter of August William and Ida Christine Kirn Berkbuegler. She and Herbert Buchheit were married Jan. 5, 1942...
August Eftink Sr. (03/27/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- August Eftink Sr., 79, of Marble Hill died Friday, March 25, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 29, 1931, son of Henry and Mary Laurentius Eftink. He and Margie Peters were married Nov. 12, 1955, at St. John's Church in Leopold, Mo...
Carolyn Wright (03/27/11)
Carolyn Jean Wright, 72, of Scott City died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Dec. 8, 1938, in Benton, Mo., to Harrison and Jueldeen Palmer Young. She and Gary Jerriett Wright were married Nov. 20, 1954, in Benton. He preceded her in death April 2, 1993...
Anna Huffman (03/27/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Anna "Lois" Huffman, 82, of Advance passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 24, 1928, at Whitewater, daughter of Almon and Ethel Woodfin Eaker. She and Loyd Huffman were married Nov. 27, 1946, at Whitewater. He preceded her in death April 2, 2009...
Bernard Goskie (03/27/11)
Bernard Goskie Bernard "Bernie" Goskie, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Missouri Veterans Home. Visitation will be today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Fred Ritter officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill, with full military honors to be conducted...
Becky Rambeau-Tellor (03/25/11)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Becky Jean Rambeau-Tellor, 41, of Dongola died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Goins officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery...
Leroy Uhrhan (03/25/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Leroy Arnold Uhrhan, 80, of Chaffee died Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 12, 1930, in New Hamburg, Mo., son of Ulrich and Amanda Pobst Uhrhan. He and Mary Francis "Honeybee" Groves were married Oct. 22, 1955, in New Hamburg. She died April 7, 1974...
James Westbrook Jr. (03/25/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- James "Jimbo" Westbrook Jr., 52, of Benton passed away Monday, March 21, 2011, at his home. He was born May 6, 1958, in Upper Darvey, Pa., son of James and Patricia Delsandro Westbrook. James had been a lineman. He was a member of SEMO Harley Owners Group...
Carolyn Wright (03/25/11)
Carolyn Jean Wright, 72, of Scott City died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Dec. 8, 1938, in Benton, Mo., to Harold and Jueldeen Palmer Livingston. She and Gary Jerriett Wright were married Nov. 20, 1954, in Benton. He preceded her in death April 2, 1993...
Glenn Wright Sr. (03/25/11)
Glenn Eugene "Hunk" Wright Sr., 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Oct. 10, 1933, in Ware, Ill., to Glenn Edward Wright and Helen Winn Wright Storm. Wright served with the Navy in Korea...
Paul Wise (03/24/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Paul Edward Wise, 83, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Paul had been a resident of the Missouri Vet- erans Home in Cape Girardeau the past year. He was born May 27, 1927, in Commerce, Mo., to the late Pete and Elsie Sanders Wise. He lived most of his life in Sikeston...
Bobby Thiele (03/24/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bobby G. Thiele, 74, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Fred Ritter officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Gary Burch (03/24/11)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Gary Burch, 64, of St. Charles died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at his home. He was born in Kaskaskia Island, Ill., on July 22, 1946, son of the late Lee J. and Dorothy A. Lawrence Burch. He and Diana S. Siegmund Powers were married Dec. 1, 2001...
Lowell Russom (03/24/11)
Lowell Junior Russom, 82, of Scott City died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 14, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, to Lester Lowell and Lola Mae Simmons Russom. He married Addie Mae Smith Oct. 18, 1953, in Scott City...
James Westbrook Jr. (03/24/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- James "Jimbo" Westbrook Jr., 52, of Benton passed away Monday, March 21, 2011, at his home. He was born May 6, 1958, in Upper Darvey, Pa., son of James and Patricia Delsandro Westbrook. James had been a lineman. He was a member of SEMO Harley Owners Group...
Lydia Mitchell (03/24/11)
BROWNWOOD, Mo. -- Lydia Mae Harrell Mitchell, 78, of Brownwood passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 5, 1932, at Brownwood, daughter of Jess and Cora Allen Harrell. Lydia was a former board member of Brownwood Cemetery. She retired as a cook from Advance Nursing Center. She had dedicated her life to God with her talent of music. She was a Christian of General Baptist belief...
Delores Needham (03/23/11)
Delores Galloway Needham, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 21, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Feb. 27, 1939, in Marble Hill, Mo., to Oscar and Pauline Caby Galloway. She and William H. Needham were married Aug. 15, 1975, in Cape Girardeau...
Mitchell Wills (03/23/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mitchell Doyle Wills, 84, of Advance passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at his home. He was born June 17, 1926, at McGee, Mo., son of Earl and Frances McLeary Wills. Mitchell was a lifelong educator, teacher and principal. He had worked at Yokum, Stepp, Zalma and Advance schools. He was a 50-year-plus member of Zalma Masonic Lodge 545 AF&AM. He was also a member of Whitewater and St. Mark's Order of Eastern Star...
Paul Miller (03/23/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Paul D. Miller, 75, of McClure died Monday, March 21, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 13, 1935, in Elco, Ill., son of Ray C. and Bertha Mae Rhymer Miller. He and Shirley Eudy were married Aug. 27, 1954, in Reynoldsville, Ill...
Mabeth Black (03/23/11)
Mabeth "Betty" McCluer Black, 79, of Arlington, Texas, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, embraced by her loving family who thank God for her life of love and service. She was born June 29, 1931, to Ora Aileen Gary and Kenneth P. McCluer. She was married Dec. 20, 1952, to Wendell P. Black. Her beloved husband Wendell preceded her in death in 1988...
Isaac Renn (03/22/11)
Isaac J. "Ike" Renn, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Heartland Care and Rehab. Graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Fairmount Cemetery, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Brenda Bell (03/22/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Brenda Gail Bell, 54, of Chaffee died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at the family home. She was born Feb. 19, 1957, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Otto Thomas and Verda LaVerne Sandlin Sutterer. She and Gary Lee Bell were married Aug. 15, 1986. He survives...
Marti Beasley (03/22/11)
Marti Sander Beasley, 50, of Cape Girardeau after a long and courageous fight took her final breath in this world Saturday, March 19, 2011, and took the hand of God peacefully to be in glory with him. She is now healed and at her heavenly home with her parents, Dave and Mildred...
Venkata Koka (03/22/11)
Venkata Kishore Koka, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 5, 1985, in Chennai, India. He was a student at Southeast Missouri State University. At the request of the family, Venkata was returned to India...
Terry White (03/22/11)
Terry Elton White, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Feb. 29, 1936, in Weston, Neb., to Donald E. and Lillian M. Kriz White. He and Vivian Opecko were married Aug. 11,1980, in Long Branch, N.J. Prior to his retirement he was vice president of Myron Green Cafeteria in Kansas City, Mo. He later was general manager with Saga, Marriott and with ServiceMaster...
Sam McVay (03/22/11)
Samuel "Sam" McVay, 68, of Jackson died Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Ghana, Africa. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Merlin Michaud (03/22/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Merlin Russell Michaud, 79, of Perryville died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. The funeral was private at Young and Sons Funeral Home.
Marti Beasley (03/21/11)
Marti Sander Beasley, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Pringle officiating...
Lloyd McElroy Jr. (03/21/11)
Lloyd McElroy Jr., 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. He was born June 13, 1923 in Cape Girardeau to Lloyd and Elva Little McElroy. He and Fern Scheper were married Dec. 7, 1945, in Cape Girardeau...
Kenneth Kuntze (03/21/11)
Kenneth Lee Kuntze, 77, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011, at his home in Jackson. Born May 18, 1933, near Tilsit, to Alvin and Thekla Lange Kuntze, he attended Tilsit schools and grew up working on the family farm. He and Ella Mae Sides were married April 18, 1954...
Teresa Eftink (03/21/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Teresa Catherine Eftink, 85, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011, at the family home. She was born at New Hamburg, Mo., on Jan. 2, 1926, to the late Henry Bennett and Pauline Helen Halter Horrell. She married George Albert Eftink on April 8, 1947, and he survives...
Gene Garris (03/21/11)
Gene Garris, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 18, 2011, at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1946 in Belleville, Ill., to James Harold and Irene Fauerbauch Garris. He and Janie Deweese were married Sept. 4, 1993, in Cape Girardeau. He is a graduate of Columbia High School in Columbia, Ill., and a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Adele Brands (03/21/11)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Adele Beussink Brands, 84, of Portageville died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid, Mo. She was born Nov. 30, 1926, in Leopold, Mo., to Anthony and Mary Arnzen Beussink. She married Theodore "Tee" Brands on Jan. 20, 1951, in Portageville. He preceded her in death May 30, 1992...
Doris Reitzel (03/20/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Doris Gaines Reitzel, 89, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011, at the Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill. She was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Grassy, Mo., daughter of Willard and Bessie Abernathy Burk. She first married Hiram Gaines on Feb. 18, 1938, and he passed away Dec. 1, 1980. She then married Paul Tanner, and he passed away; then she married Orville Reitzel, and he passed away...
James Cogdill (03/20/11)
Dr. James Paul "Jim" Cogdill Jr., 55, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Vienna, Ill., passed away at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Jim was born April 27, 1955, in Marion, Ill. He was the son of James Paul and Lillian June Mott Cogdill Sr...
Terry White (03/20/11)
Terry Elton White, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Kenneth Kuntze (03/20/11)
Kenneth Lee Kuntze, 77, of Jackson died Friday, March 18, 2011, at his home. Visitation is from 9 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel, with the Rev. David Pringle officiating. Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Teresa Eftink (03/20/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Teresa C. Eftink, 85, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Gene Garris (03/20/11)
Gene Garris, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 18, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Dr. Shawn Wasson officiating. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis...
Deborah Jerrell (03/20/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Deborah Mae "Deb" Jerrell, 62, of Anna died Friday, March 18, 2011, at her home. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Richard Pearce and Scott Kelley officiating...
Robert Womick (03/20/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Robert J. "Bob" Womick, 81, of Anna, died Thursday, March 17, 2011 at the Anna Rehab and Care Center. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Anna United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Bill Minor officiating. Interment will be held privately at Anna Cemetery at a later date...
Donald Estes (03/19/11)
Donald Howard Estes, 75, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, to Floyd Noel and Hazel B. Cowan Estes. He and Norma Louise Brant Kelly were married Sept. 15, 1980, at Benton, Mo. He was an engineer with Cotton Belt Railroad...
Cheryl Talley (03/19/11)
Cheryl Lee Talley, 53, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 23, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, to Pete and Norma Louise Brant Kelly. Talley is survived by her mother, Norma Estes of Scott City; three sons, Steven Turner Jr. of Rockview, Mo., Corey Dohogne of Scott City, John Talley of Jackson; a sister, Jo Ellen Calhoun of Scott City; and seven grandchildren...
John Slinkard (03/19/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- John M. Slinkard, 46, of Chaffee died Thursday, March 17, 2011, in the emergency room at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 13, 1964, in Chaffee, son of Billy Ray and Frances Louise Davenport Slinkard...
Brittany Calhoun (03/19/11)
Brittany Jo Calhoun, 24, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at her home. She was born Feb. 19, 1987, in Cape Girardeau, to Larry Wayne and Jo Ellen Kelly Calhoun Sr. Calhoun was a cashier at Dollar General. She is survived by her parents of Scott City; two brothers, Ray Kelly and Larry Calhoun Jr. of Chaffee, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Norma Estes of Scott City; and fiance, Kevin Jones of Morley, Mo...
Alma Dippold (03/19/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma L. Deimund Dippold, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 3, 1920, at Menfro, Mo., daughter of James and Louise Warren Sadler. She and Oscar Deimund were married in 1941. He preceded her in death May 26, 1965. She and Walter J. Dippold were married June 6, 1970. He preceded her in death Sept. 8, 1998...
Virginia Stephens (03/19/11)
Virginia Doris Stephens, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was born March 14, 1922, at Matthews, Mo., to Ingram and Nona Mae Flannery Stallings. She and Nixon Stephens were married in 1946. He preceded her in death in November 1989...
Dr. James Cogdill (03/19/11)
Dr. James Paul "Jim" Cogdill, 55, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Vienna, Ill., died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna is in charge of arrangements.
Jewell Tinsley (03/18/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Jewell E. Tinsley, 87, of Tamms died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born in McClure, Ill., Dec. 10, 1923, to James Everett and Ruth May Benefield Phillips. She married Asa Tinsley June 3, 1939. He preceded her in death Feb. 15, 1990...
Mark Story (03/18/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Mark Allen Story, 50, of Olive Branch died Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Olive Branch. Visitation will be from 10:30 to service time today at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Bishop Jerry Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery...
Virginia Stephens (03/18/11)
Virginia Doris Stephens, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Heartland Care and Rehab. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis...
Joe Fox (03/18/11)
MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Joe Harrison Fox, 76, of Tallahassee, Fla., passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, in Tallahassee. He was born Nov. 22, 1934, in Morehouse, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wendell Maurice and Inez Eleanor Barnett Fox; and a sister, Anna Jeannette Fox Hecker...
Maebell Spurlock (03/17/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Maebell Catherine Spurlock, 95, of Anna died Monday, March 14, 2011, at Anna Rehab and Care Center. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to service time today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Floyd Pender (03/17/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Floyd Pender, 90, of Anna died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at McGinnis Cemetery east of Anna, with the Rev. Joe Hankla officiating. Military honors will be conducted by Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 345 of Anna and Military Funeral Honors Team of Marion, Ill...
Marguerite Wilmsmeyer (03/17/11)
Marguerite P. "Polly" Wilmsmeyer, 96, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of St. Louis, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born July 7, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, to Henry and Tina Kurre Armgardt. Marguerite and Edwin F. Wilmsmeyer were married June 6, 1948, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Jan. 14, 2000...
Eileen Alkemeyer (03/17/11)
Eileen Rose Meyer Alkemeyer, 58, of Bartlesville, Okla., formerly of Apple Creek, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Jane Phillips Medical Center, after a heroic battle against cancer. She was born Jan. 18, 1953, in Perryville, Mo., to Adolph and Willette Ponder Meyer. She and Charlie Alkemeyer were married Dec. 10, 1977...
William Abbott (03/17/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William M. "Bill" Abbott, 83, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City, Mo. He was born Feb. 6, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harry H. and Elsdena Sherer Abbott. He and Mildred Myer were married Nov. 4, 1950. She preceded him in death May 22, 2007...
Clay Broshuis (03/17/11)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Clay Allen Broshuis, 34, of Glenallen died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at Hiram, Mo. He was born April 30, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, son of Steve and Nelda Watkins Broshuis. Broshuis attended Woodland schools. He formerly worked at Farmington Correctional Facility in Farmington, Mo., and during the past year worked with Robinson Construction in Perryville, Mo...
Marjorie Roberts (03/17/11)
Marjorie H. Roberts, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, to Adam and Daisy Nance. She and Donald R. Roberts were married July 9, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. Roberts was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She had worked at International Shoe Factory and then at Superior Electric...
Howard Nelson (03/16/11)
E. Howard Nelson, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 1, 1925, in Dallas to Allen and Gladys Loyd Nelson. He and Patricia Ann Dieckmann were married Jan. 11, 1952, in Cape Girardeau. Nelson served in the Army during World War II. He received a Victory Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with three Bronze Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two Bronze Stars and two Overseas Bars...
Virginia Feverston (03/16/11)
Virginia Evelyn Feverston, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 12, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, to Seth and Mary Eaker Craft. She and Byron Feverston were married June 5, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 8, 2001...
Doris Holloway (03/16/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Doris June Holloway, 78, of Marble Hill died Monday, March 14, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with burial in Baker Cemetery...
Kenneth Brown (03/16/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kenneth F. Brown, 67, of Perryville died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at his home. He was an Army veteran. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A Catholic wake will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday...
Harry Stephens Jr. (03/16/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harry R. Stephens Jr., 80, of Anna died Monday, March 14, 2011, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserves. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Thursday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna...
June Lincoln (03/16/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- June Lincoln, 69, of Marble Hill died Monday, March 14, 2011, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cook Cemetery at Scopus, Mo...
Mark Story (03/15/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Mark Allen Story, 50, of Olive Branch died Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Olive Branch. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Wallace Berkbigler (03/15/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wallace M. Berkbigler, 83, of Perryville died Monday, March 14, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. Visitation will be at Young and Sons Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and from 6:30 to 9:15 a.m. Thursday. A Catholic wake will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 8:30 a.m. Thursday...
Howard Nelson (03/15/11)
E. Howard Nelson, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Elmer Wagoner (03/15/11)
Elmer Wagoner, 92, of Jackson died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at Jackson Manor. He was born July 26, 1918, in Malden, Mo., to Aaron and Rilla May Thompson Wagoner. He and Ruby Jean Mason were married Dec. 16, 1939, at Bloomfield, Mo. She died in 1993. Wagoner was a mechanic with St. Louis-Cape Bus Line in Cape Girardeau several years, and later retired from Brooks Bus Line in Paducah, Ky...
Mildred Bartolo (03/15/11)
Mildred Lavern Bartolo, 66, of Scott City passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 20, 1945, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Frank and Idalee Walker Rampley. She and Roger Bortolo Sr. were married July 1, 1963, in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Ruth Welsh (03/15/11)
Olive "Ruth" Welsh, 97, of Scott City died Saturday, March 12, 2011, in Evansville, Ind. She was born July 4, 1913, in West Point, Neb., to Arnold and Ida Piper Miserez. She married Francis Eugene "Gene" Welsh on Sept. 4, 1934, in Concordia, Kan. He preceded her in death Oct. 27, 1978...
Gerald Williams (03/15/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Gerald Martin Williams, 71, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 27, 1939, at Dutchtown, son of Ralph C. and Olivia M. Fredrick Williams. Gerald was a retired teacher who taught in Missouri and Illinois schools...
Larry Jones (03/15/11)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Larry B. Jones, 57, of Bloomfield departed this life Monday, March 14, 2011, at his home. He was born April 30, 1953, in Gary, Ind., son of Wanda Lee Williams of Dexter, Mo., and the late John Ivy "Ivan" Jones. In his youth, Larry was an accomplished athlete at Dexter High School, excelling in football, wrestling, track and boxing, where he earned the nickname "Arkansas Flash."...
Mabel Guth (03/15/11)
Mabel H. Guth, 91, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girar- deau, with her family by her side. She was born Oct. 16, 1919, in Farrar, Mo., daughter of Martin and Laura Fiehler Schlichting. Mabel was a member of St. ...
Frieda Engler (03/14/11)
Frieda Florence Engler, 89, of Oak Ridge, Mo., died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Oct. 18, 1921, in Patton, Mo., to Simon Jesse and Stella Frances Tinnin Shrum. Frieda and Deck Bennett "Ben" Engler were married June 12, 1942. He died Sept. 1, 1990...
Patricia Quade (03/14/11)
Patricia Ann "Trish" Quade, 57, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1953, in Cape Girardeau to Floyd R. and Wanda Littleton Goodman. She and Keith W. Quade were married Oct. 12, 1985, at Gordonville. She graduated from Shawnee High School in 1971 and later from Office Training School in Cape Girardeau...
Pauline Clubb (03/14/11)
Pauline Elizabeth Clubb, 92, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Noah and Dora Ford Eaker. She married Cuba Clubb on June 23, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2000...
Carol Riley (03/14/11)
Carol Seiler Riley, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 31, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Leonard and Betty May Stovall Seiler. Carol was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Brune (03/13/11)
Mary Louise Brune, 88, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, March 11, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 14, 1922, in Pottstown, Pa., to John H. Jamison and Hannah Louisa Diffenderfer Jamison. She and Charles Brune were married Aug. 2, 1944, in Traverse City, Mich...
Patricia Quade (03/13/11)
Patricia Ann Quade, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Gerald Williams (03/13/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Gerald Williams, 71, of Chaffee died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Genevive Davault (03/13/11)
Genevive "Genny" Davault, 83, of Jackson passed away Friday, March 11, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 21, 1927, in Jackson, daughter of Roy and Nell Williams Schreiner. She and H. Vernon Davault were married Aug. 9, 1947, in Jackson. He passed away Jan. 27, 2005...
Merna O'Brien (03/12/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Merna Rosemary Kanady O'Brien, 91, of Anna died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Carrier Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna...
Wilford Clifton (03/12/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Wilford Marion Clifton, 88, of Oran died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. J.D. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery at Dongola, Mo...
William Glasscock Sr. (03/12/11)
William S. "Bill" Glasscock Sr., 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 11, 2011, at Landmark Hospital. He was born Dec. 28, 1925, in Chaffee, Mo., to George W. and Cora Jane Williams Glasscock. Bill was a resident of Missouri Veterans Home...
William Oldham (03/12/11)
William R. "Will" Oldham, 80, of The Villages, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at the home of a son, James. Prior to living at The Villages the past 12 months, Will and Dee were 45-year residents of Arlington, Va. Will was born March 5, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles and Helen McElreath Oldham. He and Eula Lee "Dee" Johnson were married Jan. 20, 1951, in Cape Girardeau...
Matthew Christopher (03/11/11)
Matthew Deven Christopher, 23, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1987, in San Bernardino, Calif., to Douglas and Carol Rogers Christopher. Matthew graduated from Central High School in 2006. He worked for Marquette Barge Lines and was recently promoted to first mate...
Venus Petitt (03/11/11)
Venus Lorene Petitt, 87, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at her home. She was born May 14, 1923, in Thebes, Ill., to Clyde Franklin and Ida Mosher Dunn. She married Thomas Alvin "Bill" Petitt April 4, 1940, in Thebes. He preceded her in death Aug. 10, 1987...
Ethel Maevers (03/10/11)
Ethel G. Maevers, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 28, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, to Joseph C. and Thekla Schwab Maevers. She first married Lester Hengst Oct. 19, 1940. He preceded her in December 1959. She then married Marvin Proffer on Dec. 28, 1962. He preceded her in death March 27, 1981. She and Earl Maevers were married on June 4, 1984. He preceded her in death July 3, 2002...
Edith Sachse (03/10/11)
Edith Donna Sachse, 73, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 28, 1937, at Whitewater, to Leonard Elwood and Lillian Lucille Chapman Scholz. Edith was married to Grover Gene Sachse on Aug. 7, 1955. He preceded her Aug. 18, 2003...
Dr. Alva Trueblood Jr. (03/10/11)
Dr. Alva Cooper "Ace," "Bud" Trueblood Jr., 92, of Kirkwood, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at St. John's Hospital. He was born March 15, 1918, in St. Louis, to Alva Cooper and Leona Wahlert Trueblood. Trueblood graduated from Washington University (B.A. 1940) and Washington University School of Medicine (M.D. 1943)...
James Roark (03/10/11)
THEBES, Ill. -- James C. Roark, 80, of Thebes died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Hammond, Ind., to King Watson and Mayme Rudolph Roark. He and Harriet L. Kowalczyk were married Aug. 11, 1951, in Hammond. James was a graduate of Reidland High School...
Gaynell Fowler (03/10/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Gaynell Fowler, 71, of Advance passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born June 10, 1939, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Nathan and Dorotha Johnson Sims. Gaynell was a member of Advance United Methodist Church and Order of Eastern Star. She served Pike Township for eight years. She enjoyed gardening and cooking, but the most important thing was spending time with her family, especially helping take care of her granddaughters...
Charles Shipman Jr. (03/10/11)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Charles Wesley Shipman Jr., 65, of Morley died Monday, March 7, 2011, at his home. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Mark Quay officiating. Burial will be in Lightner Cemetery in Scott City...
Geraldine Stroup (03/09/11)
Geraldine "Gerry" Stroup, 90, of Cape Girardeau, a well-known teacher and lifelong resident of Southeast Missouri, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, surrounded by family. She began her teaching career in 1938, teaching all eight elementary grades in a one-room school in Millersville. ...
Herbert Mulkey (03/09/11)
Herbert Samuel Mulkey, 91, died at his home Monday, March 7, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 23, 1919, in Cypress, Ill., to Ida and Herbert Samuel Mulkey Sr. Mulkey attended Cypress Grade and High School, finishing at Anna-Jonesboro High School (class of 1937). He then attended Southeast Missouri State University (class of 1942) on a full-ride scholarship for basketball and track...
Dr. John Schoenberger (03/09/11)
Dr. John R. Schoenberger, 62, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday evening, March 6, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born April 2, 1948, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of John H. and Helen Hauner Schoenberger. He and Brenda Jean Parks were married June 30, 1978. Together they raised two children in Cape Girardeau, son Tech. Sgt. Michael Schoenberger and daughter Liesl Schoenberger...
Raymond Ott (03/09/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Raymond Frank Ott of St. Louis died Monday, March 7, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Theresa Marie Moskop Ott; dear father of Jane (Steve Ronollo) Ott, Richard (Pat) Ott and Ellen (Edgar) McAuley; dear grandfather of Ryan (Amber) and Sarah Ott, Christopher (Christina) and Andrew McAuley; dear great-grandfather of Connor and Gracie McAuley; our dear uncle and friend...
Michael Wehmeyer (03/09/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Michael W. "Mike" Wehmeyer, 64, of Chaffee died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 13, 1946, in Princeton, W.Va., son of the late Dr. W.H. "Pete" and Sarah "Sally" Ballard Wehmeyer. Mike was owner/operator of GSC Industries in Chaffee in construction product sales. He was a member of La Croix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Bobby Bartholomew (03/09/11)
Bobby Joe Bartholomew, 72, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, March 7, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 23, 1938, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Marion "Joe" and Roberta Graham Shackelford Bartholomew. He and Kathleen McMasters were married Dec. 21, 1960, in Manila, Ark...
Deborah Barrett (03/09/11)
Deborah Lynn "Debbie" Barrett, 49, of Scott City died Monday, March 7, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, to Dewey M. and Myrtle Brown Barrett. Debbie was a graduate of Shawnee High School and Southeast Missouri State University. She was a member of La Croix United Methodist Church...
Emma Goddard (03/09/11)
Emma Lee Goddard, 67, of Jackson left her earthly home to live with her heavenly father Monday, March 7, 2011. Born Oct. 17, 1943, she was the daughter of Henry Lusk and Eva Irene Amos Goddard. Emma graduated from Scott City High School and worked at Procter & Gamble 21 years before retiring...
Phyllis Davidson (03/09/11)
Phyllis Mae Davidson, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 6, 1935, at Holcomb, Mo., the daughter of Calyon Franklin Ham and Eula Agnes Mead Ham. Mrs. Davidson was a retired beautician. She was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Harold Franklin Jr. (03/09/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Harold E. Franklin Jr., 53, of Cairo died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, with the Rev. Lloyd Shepherd officiating...
Mollie Wheeler (03/09/11)
Mollie Marie Wheeler, 76, of Leawood, Kan., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Comfort Care Homes in Leawood. She was born to the late Clyde and Hazel Furrow Horner May 7, 1934, in Risco, Mo. Mollie attended Bell City High School. She married Clifford L. Wheeler Sr. in 1950 in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death March 1, 2007...
Christine Boesch (03/09/11)
CALGARY, ALBERTA, Can. -- Christine Lutes Boesch, 37, of Calgary died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at her home. She was born March 19, 1973, in Cape Girardeau to David Lutes and Cynthia Wood Ahmed. Christine grew up in Cape Girardeau and was a graduate of Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University School of Nursing. She worked 10 years at Saint Francis Medical Center. She moved to Calgary a year ago...
Helen Niblack (03/09/11)
Helen E. Niblack, a native of Jackson, died Sunday, March 6, 2011, in St. Louis. She was the daughter of the late William G. and Ethel Niblack, sister of the late Rev. Marvin E. Niblack and Ruby M. Harrison; sister-in-law of Marianna Niblack; aunt of William C. ...
Dorothy Herbst (03/09/11)
Dorothy Marie Herbst, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 7, 2011. She was born Nov. 16, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, to Lydia E. Schwab. She married Charles J. Herbst Jan. 26, 1935. He died Sept. 13, 1955. Dorothy worked many years as a legal secretary until her retirement. She was an avid volunteer and supporter for the restoration of Old St. Vincent's Church, having served on the board of directors from 1984 until 2003...
James Lohmeier (03/08/11)
James Lohmeier, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Scriptural Evangelical Lutheran Church. Crain Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Oneta Shell (03/08/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Oneta B. Shell, 89, of Marble Hill died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Mollie Wheeler (03/08/11)
Mollie Marie Wheeler, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Comfort Care Homes in Leawood, Kan. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jerry Henley (03/08/11)
Jerry James Henley, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 25, 1937, at Avert, Mo., the son of James and Inez Duffey Henley. Jerry was united in marriage to Deloris Davis Feb. 12, 1955, in Tunica, Miss. She preceded him in death March 26, 1983. He then married Juanita Boone on Feb. 25, 1984. She preceded him in death April 19, 2008. He later married JoAnn Monroe on May 1, 2009...
Rachel Palis (03/08/11)
Rachel Palis, 80, of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was born Sept. 8, 1930, in East St. Louis, Ill., to John E. and Helen Keller Wolfe. She and Charles A. Palis were married June 30, 1951, in East St. Louis. He preceded her Feb. 22, 1990...
Louise Bollinger (03/08/11)
Louise "Lou" Bollinger, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at the Lutheran Home Assisted Living. She was born Dec. 14, 1912, in Cape Girardeau, to Henry and Catherine Steimle Unnerstall. She was united in marriage to Floyd Bollinger Oct. 15, 1940. He preceded her in death Dec. 7, 1989...
John Eldridge (03/08/11)
John W. "Buss" Eldridge, 87, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, March 7, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 10, 1923, at Chaffee, Mo., son of John and Ethel Cornell Eldridge. He and Nola Faye Sample were married June 23, 1946, in Chicago, Ill. She passed away Oct. 25, 2006...
Ramon Tipsword (03/08/11)
Ramon Arthur "Ray" Tipsword, 80, of Jackson passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 17, 1930, in St. Louis, son of Walter and Ester Beestrum Tipsword. He and Ginette Siry were married April 1, 1955, in Laon, France...
Mary Whitson (03/08/11)
Mary Laverne Whitson, 64, of Jackson died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 19, 1947, at Chaffee, Mo., to Arnold and Barbara Riley Haddock. Mary and Norman Lee "Pete" Whitson were married Oct. 25, 1971...
Jack Wilson (03/08/11)
Jack N. "Ja-Ja" Wilson, 89, of Pine Island, Fla., passed away Friday, March 4, 2011, at Brasstown Manor in Hiawassee, Ga., where he had lived the last few months, after a brave battle with COPD and pneumonia. He was born Jan. 17, 1922. He grew up in Cape Girardeau and married the love of his life, Camille, before joining the U.S. Coast Guardduring World War II...
Harvey Wingfield (03/08/11)
SCHERTZ, Texas -- Harvey Eugene Wingfield, 68, of Schertz was gathered into the everlasting arms of the Lord Thursday, March 3, 2011. He passed very peacefully with his wife, sons, and grandchildren at his side. He was born Jan. 2, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
John Schoenberger (03/07/11)
Dr. John R. Schoenberger, 62, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Louise Bollinger (03/07/11)
Louise Bollinger, 98, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Billy Farmer (03/07/11)
MARION, Ill. -- Billy Joe Farmer, 72, of Marion, formerly of Cairo and Villa Ridge, Ill., died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service hour Tuesday at the Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge...
Nora Neumeyer (03/07/11)
Nora A. Neumeyer, 100, of Jackson passed away Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Aug. 3, 1910, in Fruitland, daughter of Emil and Amelia Wilhelm Mantz. She and Charles William "Butch" Neumeyer were married Nov. 28, 1937. He preceded her in death Oct. 21, 1993...
Jerry Henley (03/07/11)
Jerry James Henley, 73, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 25, 1937, at Avert, Mo., the son of James and Inez Duffey Henley. Jerry was united in marriage to Deloris Davis on Feb. 12, 1955, at Tunica, Miss. She preceded him in death on March 26, 1983. He then married Juanita Boone on Feb. 25, 1984, and she preceded him in death on April 19, 2008. He later married JoAnn Monroe on May 1, 2009...
Richard Banville Jr. (03/06/11)
Richard J. "Dick" Banville Jr., 79, formerly of Escondido, Calif., passed away Friday, March 4, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Everett, Mass., to Richard and Sadie King Banville Sr. He and Virginia Elliott were married March 12, 1955. She passed away Jan. 26, 1999...
Nellie Bishop (03/06/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Nellie G. Bishop, 88, of rural Olive Branch died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 3, 1922 in Thebes, the daughter of Gilbert "Gibby" and Milbry (Dyer) Thompson. She married Walter H. Bishop on Aug. 14, 1941. He preceded her in death Feb. 10, 2011...
Anna Hedge (03/06/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Anna Katherine Dippold Hedge, 74, of Perryville was called to her eternal home Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011. Anna Kay was born June 22, 1936, in Idaho Springs, Colo., fourth daughter of the late Victor and Margaret Edwards Johnson...
Dorothy Niswonger (03/06/11)
Dorothy Lee Niswonger, 84, of Jackson died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born March 12, 1926, in Cape Girardeau County, to Claude and Laura Ward Farrow. She and Lester Lee Niswonger were married in September 1942 in Jackson...
James Favier (03/06/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James E. Favier, 68, of Perryville died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at St. Louis University Medical Center. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to time of service Sunday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating...
Martin Wuesthoff (03/06/11)
KELSO, Mo. -- Martin Carl "Marty" Wuesthoff, 57, of Kelso died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 22, 1953, in Detroit, to Robert Earl and Elizabeth DeWaelsche Wuesthoff. He married Carol Lynn Hrudicka on June 24, 2000, in Doniphan, Mo...
Billy Farmer (03/06/11)
MARION, Ill. -- Billy Joe Farmer, 72, of Marion, formerly of Cairo and Villa Ridge, Ill., died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge...
Geraldine Stroup (03/06/11)
Geraldine "Gerry" Stroup, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Benton, Mo., died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Nicholas Bledsoe (03/06/11)
OKAWVILLE, Ill. --Nicholas Scott Bledsoe of Okawville departed this life at 10:05 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011, in the emergency room of the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, Ill., due to injuries sustained in a farming accident. He had attained the age of 19 years, 3 months and 5 days...
Martin Wuesthoff (03/04/11)
KELSO, Mo. -- Martin "Marty" Wuesthoff, 57, of Kelso died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Niswonger (03/04/11)
Dorothy Lee Niswonger, 84, of Jackson died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Monticello House. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wilbert Hacker (03/04/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wilbert "Wib" Hacker, 74, of Perryville died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at his home. He served in the Air Force during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, and 6:30 to 8:15 a.m. Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Raymond Gibson (03/04/11)
Raymond C. "Ray" Gibson, 40, of Jackson died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, in Laredo, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center, with the Rev. James Green officiating.
James Ash (03/04/11)
James D. Melvin Ash passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Monticello House in Jackson at the age of 94. He was born Nov. 21, 1916, in Kenton, Tenn., to the late Sam and Minnie Fausett Ash. He was married 68 years to Martha Jeanette Williams, who preceded him in death...
Marilyn Ritter (03/04/11)
Marilyn Wilson Ritter of Kennett, Mo., departed this life on earth to join her heavenly father Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at the age of 88. She was born June 13, 1922, in Desloge, Mo., to the late Luther and Bessie Wilson. She and James A. Ritter were married July 5, 1955. James preceded her in death...
Ermadell Dickey (03/03/11)
In loving memory of Ermadell Powers Dickey, 85, better known as "Erma" in Cape Girardeau. She passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Chateau Girar- deau Health Center. She was born April 2, 1925, in Greene County, Ark., and raised as a dirt farmer's daughter. Erma's mother and father were Vadie and Allen Powers. Erma's late husband, James Dickey, preceded her in death in 1979...
Billy Blackburn (03/03/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Billy Hugh Blackburn, 81, of Cairo died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Navy. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Tuesday at First Southern Baptist Church in Cairo...
Alta Price (03/03/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alta Mae Price, 86, of Truxton, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis, Mo. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. Burial will be in Brazeau Presbyterian Church Cemetery...
Marcella Wills (03/03/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marcella T. Wills, 80, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehab Center. Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. today, and from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Friday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass is at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery...
Virginia Darnell (03/03/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Virginia Rose Darnell, 89, of Anna died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Anna City Cemetery, with the Rev. Clifford Heil officiating. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements...
Ollie Streiler (03/03/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ollie M. Streiler, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Sept. 15, 1926, in Perry County, daughter of Prince Edward and Mary Marcella Richardet Wood. She and Harry Streiler were married May 3, 1947, at Perryville. He preceded her in death June 12, 2002...
George Reeves (03/03/11)
George T. "Mr. Jiggs" Reeves, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. He was born Dec. 6, 1928. Survivors include Mattie Mae Walker Reeves; two sons, Willard (Nancy) Smith and John (Amy) Ireland; two daughters, Georgia Jo Reeves and Stephanie Guthrie; two grandsons, four granddaughters, two great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters...
Kenneth Mehrle (03/03/11)
Kenneth G. Mehrle, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 19, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, to Arthur J. and Anita Schwab Mehrle Sr. He and Bettie Fulbright were married Aug. 30, 1946, in Kansas City, Kan...
Kenneth Mehrle (03/02/11)
Kenneth G. Mehrle, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Anna Hedge (03/02/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Anna K. Hedge, 74, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville, with the Rev. John Chamness officiating. Burial will be private...
Jay Rose (03/01/11)
Jay K. Rose, 74, of Whitewater died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with Mark Claunch officiating. Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, with military rites conducted by Missouri Honors...
Robert Gore (03/01/11)
Robert E. Gore, 70, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born March 1, 1940, in Rossville, Ill., to Robert M. and Nellie Kennedy Gore. He and Kathleen Grondfeldt were married April 1, 1965, in Illinois...
James Lohmeier (03/01/11)
James Lohmeier, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Aug. 7, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, to Herman Carl and Helen Marie Hanf Lohmeier. Survivors include two brothers, Robert and David Lohmeier of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Nancy Brasher of Southeast Missouri; nieces, nephews and other relatives...
John Eggimann (03/01/11)
John W. Eggimann, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Feb. 20, 1921, near Whitewater, son of Fred and Lena Scholz Eggimann. He and Irene Nischwitz were married Nov. 5, 1948, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville...
Terry Jones (03/01/11)
BRANSON, Mo. -- Memorial services for Terry Lee Jones, 61, of Branson, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bonhomme Presbyterian Church in Chesterfield, Mo., with the Rev. Tom Pfizenmaier officiating. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Troy Cemetery in Troy, Mo., under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson...
Mathel Musgraves (03/01/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mathel Musgraves, 100, of Brighton, Ill., passed away Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Robings Manor. She was born Jan. 24, 1911, near Advance, daughter of Arthur and Bessie Edward Redman. She and Charles Franklin Musgraves were married June 9, 1930. He preceded her in death in February 1987...