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Obituaries from April 2011

Billie Sue Mulcahy (04/30/11)
Billie Sue Davis Mulcahy met the glory of her Lord on April 29, 2011. She was born Sept. 29, 1951, to the late Edward Livingston Davis IV and Blanch Grace Phillips Davis in Caruthersville, Mo. Billie departed this life at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on April 29 at the age of 59 years...
Donald Hamm (04/30/11)
Donald L. Hamm, 68, of Oak Ridge passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 3, 1942, in Fresno, Calif., son of William Hamm. He and Barbara Hensgem were married 40 years. Hamm was a pharmacy technician, and of the Christian faith...
Roger Roberts (04/30/11)
CROSSTOWN, Mo. -- Roger Lee "Bo" Roberts, 76, of Crosstown died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1934, at Crosstown, son of Cletus and Wanda Golden Roberts. He and Phillus A. Weibrecht were married June 1, 1957, at Jackson...
Rev. Joseph Haley (04/30/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Joseph V. Haley, 83, of Perryville died Thursday, April 28, 2011, in Perryville. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Mary Mother of God Chapel of the Vincentian residence in Perryville. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Mary Mother of God Chapel. Burial will be in Vincentian Community Cemetery in Perryville...
Jason Hunter (04/30/11)
THEBES, Ill. -- Jason was passed from his earthly mother's arms into the waiting arms of his heavenly father Thursday, April 28, 2011. He celebrated his 32nd birthday April 23. He passed peacefully at home, following a brief illness...
Freddie Brown (04/29/11)
Freddie Brown, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Life Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Annie Whitfield (04/29/11)
Annie Margaret Whitfield, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Announcement by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Alice Manes (04/29/11)
Alice T. Manes, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. John E. Schneider (04/29/11)
Dr. John Edward Schneider, 82, of Cape Girardeau, an athlete, coach, athletic director, teacher, university professor and administrator, found his peace Wednesday, April 27, 2011, after a short, courageous fight with cancer. He was born in St. Louis, son of Joseph Edward Schneider and Fern Elizabeth Wray...
Reba Hazel (04/29/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Reba Puckett Hazel, 90, of Oran died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born March 21, 1921, in Lutherville, Ark., daughter of Dode and Laura Belling Johnson. She married J. Almon Puckett July 30, 1940. He died Dec. 23, 1971. She then married Wesley Hazel July 13, 1988. He died Oct. 29, 1991...
Marjorie Bollinger (04/29/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marjorie Hopkins Bollinger, 97, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 18, 1913, in Zalma, Mo., daughter of C.F. and Della Rowland Hopkins. She and Charley Gifford Bollinger were married March 2, 1933. He passed away Feb. 20, 2004...
Louise Hess (04/29/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Louise Hess, 68, of Chaffee died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 11, 1942, in Allenville, daughter of Harry Alexander and Dorothy Lee Davenport Thompson. She married James Hess on Feb. 3, 1964...
William Blaylock (04/29/11)
William Bryan "Bill" Blaylock, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at his home. He was born June 17, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, to Mark and Elizabeth Jane Crockett Blaylock. He first married Shirley Ervin Nov. 20, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death Oct. 1, 1998. He and Peggy Whittaker were married May 8, 1999, in Cape Girardeau...
Earl Clifton (04/28/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Earl F. Clifton, 85, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 6:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Margaret Haslauer (04/28/11)
CAIRO, Ill. — Margaret Hood Haslauer, 90, of Cairo died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
John Schneider (04/28/11)
John E. Schneider, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Old St. Vincent's Catholic Church. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery...
Bobby Scott Sr. (04/28/11)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Bobby Clifford Scott Sr., 77, of Glenallen died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Heritage Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Glenallen. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Ivan Dowd officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery at Steele, Mo...
Ronald Morton (04/28/11)
Ronald R. Morton, 71, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1940, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of the late Clarence P. and Dorothy Ellen Webb Morton. He and Dianna Watkins were married April 17, 1960...
C.J. Hilton (04/28/11)
C.J. Hilton, 82, of Jackson died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Jackson Manor. He was born Nov. 4, 1928, in Octavia, Okla., to Carl Walter and Eva Maggard Hilton. C.J. and Doris Mitchell were married Feb. 12, 1949, in Talihina, Okla. C.J. graduated from Smithville High School in Smithville, Okla., and attended Southeast Oklahoma University in Wilburton...
Geraldine Stroder (04/28/11)
Geraldine Stroder, 93, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born Nov. 16, 1917, in Whitewater to Edwin Lawrence and Lillian Allen McGuire. She and John Alexander Stroder were married March 31, 1934. He died March 23, 1975...
James Hale (04/27/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- James E. Hale, 75, of Anna died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Geoffery Bond officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
James Morgan (04/27/11)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- James Hugh Morgan, 90, of Fredericktown, formerly of Advance, Mo., died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at 10 a.m. today at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Fredericktown, with the Rev. Mitch Wilk officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors provided by Missouri National Guard...
Helen Watkins (04/27/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Helen Watkins, 98, of Cairo died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Dr. Larry L. Potts officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Lucian Calvert (04/27/11)
PIEDMONT, Mo.-- Lucian L. Calvert, 70, of Piedmont passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 30, 1940, in Blytheville, Ark., to Lucian Foster and Minnie Bell Powers Calvert. He and Wanda Atchley were married June 20, 1959. He and Sally Milum Williamson were married Aug. 16, 1980...
Susan Angle (04/27/11)
CAMPBELL, Mo. -- Susan Oakes Angle, 79, of Campbell died Monday, April 25, 2011, at her home. She was born March 12, 1932, in Haleyville, Ala., daughter of William and Alice Flannigan Head. She and Walter B. Oakes were married in December 1947. He preceded her in death Aug. 23, 1998...
Carmen Bradshaw (04/27/11)
Carmen W. Bradshaw, 46, of Jackson passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 23, 1965, in St. Louis, son of the late Lyndell and LaVerne Walker Bradshaw. Carmen was a graduate of Advance High School. He worked his entire life with the family business, Lynn Flexo Supply, which relocated to Jackson in 1996...
Herbert Dippold (04/27/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Herbert O. Dippold, 81, of Perryville was called home Monday, April 25, 2011. He was born June 12, 1929, in Perryville, son of Walter and Bertha Villhard Dippold. He first married Anna Kay Johnson on April 3, 1953. He then married Margaret Harris on March 9, 1986...
Vincent Schwartz (04/27/11)
Vincent Frederick Schwartz, 90, of Jackson died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at his home. He was born Feb. 16, 1921, in St. Louis to Joseph and Elizabeth Schaefer Schwartz. He and Geneva M. Hitt were married June 25, 1942. She died Nov. 30, 1998. Vincent served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in North Africa and France...
William Kuhn (04/26/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William M. Kuhn, 60, of Perryville died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Mary Howard (04/26/11)
PATTON, Mo. -- Mary Lou Howard, 76, of Patton died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time today at Liley Funeral Home in Patton. Graveside service and burial will be at noon today at Pleasant Valley Cemetery near Marquand, Mo...
Susan Weston (04/26/11)
Susan A. Weston, 61, of Marion, Ill., died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at her son's home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 5, 1949, in Cairo, Ill., to William and Patricia Aydt Ryan. She and Edward E. Weston Jr. were married March 13, 1970, in San Diego, Calif...
Sebert Williams (04/26/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Sebert V. Williams, 84, of Marble Hill departed this life Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 29, 1926, in Patton, Mo., son of Julius A. and Lou Vecy Barks Williams. He and Wilma Devenport were married Feb. 11, 1950...
George Heuring Jr. (04/26/11)
George Heuring Jr., 81, of Scott City died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 26, 1930, in Illmo, to George and Coletta Klipfel Heuring. He married Gladys Zimmerman Nov. 25, 1954. Heuring was a self-employed farmer and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Mo...
Dorothy Spomer (04/26/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- On Saturday, April 23, 2011, our area lost a legal pioneer. Dorothy Wilbourn Spomer, 90, of Cairo passed away in Cape Girardeau. Dorothy held the distinction of being the first woman judge in Southern Illinois, having been elected Alexander County judge in 1950 and later circuit judge...
Louise Hess (04/26/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Louise Hess, 68, of Chaffee died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 11, 1942, in Allenville, daughter of Harry Alexander and Dorothy Lee Davenport Thompson. She married James Hess on Feb. 3, 1964...
Rachel Shell (04/25/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Rachel Bridgett Shell, 89, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Lutesville Presbyterian Church in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with Rev. Tom Bass officiating. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery...
George Heuring Jr. (04/25/11)
George Heuring Jr., 81, of Scott City died April 23, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Mo., with parish prayers at 7. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Augustine Cemetery in Kelso...
Vincent Schwartz (04/25/11)
Vincent Schwartz, 90, of Jackson died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Imogene Mayberry (04/23/11)
Imogene Mayberry, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the home of her daughter. She was born July 30, 1922, in Canalou, Mo., to Homer and Grace Vandergriff Davis. She and Walter R. Mayberry were married June 20, 1938, at Bloomfield, Mo. He died Feb. 10, 1987...
Victor Brant (04/24/11)
Victor L. Brant, 89, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 14, 1922 in Ancell to Iven D. and Clara E. Diebold Brant. He and Willie B. Sherwood were married March 8, 1950, at Eunice, N.M...
Rachel Shell (04/24/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Rachel B. Shell, 89, of Marble Hill died April 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery...
Hester Glueck (04/24/11)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Hester Glueck, 78, of New Hamburg died Friday, April 22, 2011, at Chaffee (Mo.) Nursing Center. She was born in Fornfelt, one of triplets born to the late Lester and Nona Bell Lincoln Welker. She married Glen C. Glueck on Aug. 12, 1950, and he passed away Oct. 29, 1976...
Victor Brant (04/23/11)
Victor L. Brant, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
John Sparkman (04/23/11)
John G. Sparkman, 46, of St. Louis passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 13, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, to Mary and Glenn Sparkman. He and Christie Barker were married in 1996. John graduated from Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in business administration...
Dorothy East (04/23/11)
Dorothy S. East, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 23, 1927, in Houston, daughter of William Lacey and Dora Crites Ladd. She and John J. East Jr. were married July 31, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. He died Sept. 18, 2004...
Elzie Brant (04/23/11)
Elzie Lee Brant, 86, of Scott City died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 14, 1925, in Ancell, to Elva and Martha Ellen Lampkins Brant. He married Eve Ercell Medlock July 3, 1955, in Tunica, Miss. She preceded him in death April 25, 2008...
Ralph Badolato (04/23/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ralph P. Badolato, 67, of Perryville died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Family Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be private...
Arlie Houck (04/23/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Arlie Wesley "Dub" Houck, 84, of Benton died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 17, 1926, in Fornfelt, to William Henry and Minnie Porter Houck. He married Barbara Joan Smith on May 18, 1950, in Piggott, Ark...
Violet Walker (04/23/11)
Violet M. Walker, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 22, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Nov. 16, 1912, in Moran, Mich., to Paul and Mabel Davis Luepnitz. She married Bill Walker. Survivors include three grandsons, Bill (Debbie) Hasty of Waterloo, Ill., Tim (Linda) Hasty of Louisville, Ky., Richy Hasty of Granite City, Ill.; a granddaughter, Sherry Hasty of Granite City, Ill.; five great-grandchildren, Tabitha Royer of Rushville, Ill., Brandy Hasty of O'Fallon, Ill., Angeline and Lacie Hasty of West Frankfort, Ill., Timothy Aaron Hasty of Louisville; four great-great-grandchildren, Brinnley, Haylee and Camdyn Royer, Emily Grace Reeves; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Marcella Seyer (04/23/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Marcella C. Seyer, 89, of McClure passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 24, 1921, in New Hamburg, Mo., to Theodore and Anna Grojean Goetz Sr. She married Robert Ponder, who preceded her in death in 1950. She then married Mark Seyer, who preceded her in 2005...
George Iler (04/23/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- George H. Iler, 73, of Anna died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill...
Arlie Houck (04/22/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Arlie Wesley Houck, 84, of Benton died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Elzie Brant (04/22/11)
Elzie Lee Brant, 86, of Scott City died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Marcella Seyer (04/22/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Marcella C. Seyer, 89, of McClure passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. There is no service. A private entombment will follow in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum in Cape Girardeau...
William Pierce (04/22/11)
William L. "Bill" Pierce, 80, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 9, 1930, in St. Louis, son of the late Roy and Goldie Brunk Pierce. On Sept. 14, 1951, he married Mildred G. Hazel in Panama City, Fla. She preceded him in death Aug. 10, 2002. His wife of more than 50 years and his family were the most important things in his life...
James McCain (04/22/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- James E. McCain, 80, of Advance passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 15, 1931, in Detroit, Mich., son of Francis O. and Beulah Strobel McCain. He and Corinne Sue Craig were married July 23, 1961, in Kankakee, Ill...
Gary Rollet (04/22/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gary A. Rollet, 61, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery...
Dorothy East (04/22/11)
Dorothy S. East, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Revs. David Hulshof and Rick Valleroy officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery...
Selma Johnson (04/21/11)
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Selma Johnson, 97, of St. Charles died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011. She was born in Cape Girardeau County to Fredrick and Amanda Sanders Daume. Survivors include two daughters, LaVerne Johnson of St. Charles, Selma M. Dugan of Arizona; a son, Thomas Johnson Jr. of Texas; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren...
Betty Lou Williams (04/21/11)
BLOOMSDALE, Mo. -- Betty Lou Williams, 73, died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Bloomsdale. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Vineyard Hillcrest Funeral Home in Pevely, Mo. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Charles Davis officiating. Interment will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Pevely...
John Sparkman (04/21/11)
John Sparkman, 46, of St. Louis died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in a St. Louis hospital. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Lessar (04/21/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Barbara Lee Lessar, 67, of Tamms died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lacie Betts officiating. Burial will be in Sims Cemetery near Elco, Ill...
Joseph Jones (04/21/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Joseph M. Jones, 28, of Mounds died Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time today at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Fred Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds...
Arlene Grantham (04/21/11)
Arlene Rae Grantham, 78, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 6, 1932, in Patton, Mo., daughter of the late John Columbus and Willie Marie Grindstaff Doggett. She and Kirby Grantham Jr. were married Aug. 26, 1951. He passed away Sept. 16, 1975...
Pauline Hufstedler (04/21/11)
Pauline Q. Hufstedler, 88, of Jackson died Sunday, April 17, 2011, in Jackson. She was born June 13, 1922, in Tennessee, daughter of James C. and Gertie Mae Rose Quick. She married Robert Lee Manis Jr., who preceded her in death. She later married Grover Eugene Hufstedler, who preceded her in death April 26, 2001...
Isabella McIntosh (04/21/11)
SPANISH LAKE, Mo. -- Isabella McIntosh, 88, of Spanish Lake, Mo., died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Christian Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 19, 1922, in Scotland to Jacob Cowie and Jeannie Clark McIntosh. McIntosh was a member of the Church of Christ...
Dorothy Griffin (04/21/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Dorothy Jane Griffin, 83, of Oran died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Harrison, Ark., to Roy and Jane Leet Harper. She married L.E. "Dude" Griffin Nov. 29, 1946. He preceded her in death April 17, 1992...
John Stinnett (04/21/11)
John E. Stinnett, 79, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at his home in Jackson. He was born March 3, 1932, in Jonesboro, Ark., to Blondie and Jessie Gordon Stinnett. He and Faye Ward were married March 3, 1956, in Jonesboro, Ark. John served honorably in the U.S. Air Force from March 15, 1951 to March 4, 1955. Although he served during the Korean War, he was actually part of the post-World War II occupation of Germany...
Raymond Vogel (04/20/11)
Raymond H. Vogel, 95, of North Bethesda, Md., died Saturday, April 16, 2011. He was born Oct. 6, 1915, in Pocahontas, son of Emma and J.A. Vogel. He moved to Cape Girardeau when he was 8 and graduated from Trinity Lutheran School and Central High School. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State Teachers College in 1937, and earned a juris doctor degree from the University of Iowa in 1940...
Robert Hooper (04/20/11)
Robert Eugene Hooper, 60, of East Prairie, Mo., formerly of Scott City, passed away Monday April 18, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1950, in St. Louis to the late William Hooper and Pansy Farmer Hooper Weaver. Robert lived in East Prairie the past five years. He was a retired captain with Missouri Department of Corrections. He was of the Catholic belief, member of Fraternal Order of Eagles in Sikeston, Mo., and Knights of Columbus Council No. 6420 in Scott City...
Billie Williams (04/20/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Billie Jean Williams, 62, of McClure died Monday, April 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 12, 1948, in East St. Louis, Ill., to Barney and Etta Miller Lincoln. She married Marvin Brown Jr. on Nov. 18, 1968. He preceded her in death May 31, 1990. She married Ronald Williams June 3, 1991...
Billie Williams (04/19/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Billie Jean Williams, 62, of McClure died Monday, April 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Thomas Ozbirn (04/19/11)
FLORENCE, Ala. -- Thomas Washburn Ozbirn, 86, of Florence died Sunday, April 17, 2011, at Fair Haven Retirement Community in Birmingham, Ala. Wash was preceded in death by his parents, William Harlie and Lina Richeson Ozbirn; twin brother, William Isaac Ozbirn; and a sister, Sara Wilson Smith...
John Sarff (04/19/11)
John William Sarff, 77, of Jackson passed away Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 15, 1933, in Desloge, Mo., only child of Jefferson and Juanita Waltman Sarff. He and Carolyn Allstun were married June 5, 1963, and lovingly raised two children together in Jackson...
Curtis Esarey (04/19/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Curtis Adam Esarey, 86, of Advance passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011, at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1924, at Liberty, Mo., son of Richard Dean and Anna Mae Barts Esarey. Curtis had worked at Laclede Steel Mill in Alton, Ill...
Verla Cook (04/19/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Verla Marie Cook, 78, of Marble Hill died Monday, April 18, 2011, surrounded by her family at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 18, 1932, in rural Marble Hill, daughter of the late Delzie and Bertha Cook...
Eileen Davis (04/19/11)
Eileen M. Davis, 73, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 17, 1938, in St. Louis. Mrs. Davis is the wife of Robert R. Davis of Cape Girardeau; mother of Judy Sanford of Hampton, Va., Mary Beth of DeSoto, Mo., Rob of Atlanta, Ga., Gary Davis of Florissant, Mo.; and grandmother of seven...
Belinda Pohlman (04/19/11)
Belinda K. Hopper Pohlman, 39, of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 18, 1971, in Cape Girardeau to Wayne A. and Marilyn L. Yarbro Hopper. She graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School in 1990...
Dr. Dale Blankenship (04/18/11)
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Dale Minton Blankenship, M.D., 87, of Savannah died Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Savannah. He was born on July 19, 1923, in Dexter, Mo., the son of the late Dale and Myrtle Minton Blankenship. He attended Westminster College and received his M.D. from the University of Colorado. He was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Iwo Jima...
John Sarff (04/18/11)
John William Sarff, 77, of Jackson died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Grant Gillard officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson with graveside military honors...
Belinda Pohlman (04/18/11)
Belinda K. Hopper Pohlman, 39, of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Lixville Cemetery at Sedgewickville...
Lawrence Yates (04/18/11)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Lawrence Vern Yates, 68, of Miller City passed away at 7:20 a.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011, at his home. Lawrence was born Nov. 25, 1942, in Cairo, Ill., son of Lawrence Dickerson and Fleecy Bauer Yates. Mr. Yates was a retired maintenance employee with the Alexander County Highway Department, a former bartender and a member of the Anna, Ill., Moose Lodge...
Willie Varnado (04/17/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Willie Varnado, 72, of Olive Branch died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mound City National Cemetery with military honors by area veterans groups...
Jerome Schnurbusch (04/17/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Jerome T. Schnurbusch, 83, of Perryville died April 15, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 13, 1927, in Apple Creek, Mo., son of the late Theodore and Regina Wibbenmeyer Schnurbusch. He and Virginia Linebarger were married April 26, 1952. She survives in Perryville...
Mark Eggimann (04/16/11)
Mark A. Eggimann, 50, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Monday, April 11, 2011. He was born Dec. 19, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Delmar L. and Elsie M. Ulrich Eggimann. Mark graduated from Jackson High School in 1979. He worked at Autos Unlimited in Jackson before moving to Colorado in 1980. He owned and operated Eggimann Auto and Towing Co. in Pueblo and Howard, Colo. He loved his motorcycle rides and was a fan of NASCAR. Mark also enjoyed helping youths and others in need...
Vernon Vetter (04/16/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Vernon L. Vetter, 76, of Benton died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Commerce, Mo., son of George and Alvina Compas Vetter. He and Janet Dirnberger were married Oct. 11, 1958, at New Hamburg, Mo...
Ruth Hohler (04/16/11)
Ruth Ann Hohler, 99, of LaGrange Park, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community in LaGrange. She was the daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Hohler of Cape Girardeau. Ruth Ann was a member of State and National Educators Associations. She was a 50-year member of Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (Key Women Educators)...
Frederick Stortz (04/16/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frederick W. "Sonny" Stortz Jr., 73, of Perryville died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A Catholic wake will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday...
Robert Craft (04/16/11)
Robert G. "Cowboy" Craft, 81, of Jackson died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Life Care Centers in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 15, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, to Seth and Mary Eaker Craft. Craft retired from General Motors in 1988 after 22 years of employment. He was a very active outdoorsman, enjoying horseback riding and was a racing enthusiast. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church at Pocahontas and the Old Timers Riding Club...
Frederick Stortz (04/15/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frederick "Sonny" W. Stortz Jr., 73, of Perryville died Thursday, April 14, 2001. Arrangements are pending with Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.
Martha Rushing (04/15/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Martha Leann Rushing, 21, of Oran died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ed Carter officiating. Burial will be in New Morley Cemetery at Morley, Mo...
Robert Kiefer (04/15/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert J. Kiefer, 70, of St. Ann, Mo., formerly of Perryville died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at St. Charles Hospital in St. Charles, Mo. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to service time Sunday at Miller Family Funeral Home...
Catherine Hogan (04/15/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Catherine L. Hogan, 85, of Cairo died Thursday, April 14, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to service time Sunday at First Southern Baptist Church. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church, with the Rev. Tom Hoskins officiating. Private burial will be in Beechwood Cemetery in Mounds, Ill...
Lavina Rellergert (04/15/11)
Lavina W. Rellergert, 88, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born June 20, 1922, in Old Appleton, daughter of August and Louise Trapp Rellergert. Lavina was a housekeeper at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Apple Creek, Mo., from 1951 to 1967, and then at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau from 1967 to 1984. She had previously been a nurse's aide at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She had also worked at the brewery in Old Appleton...
Bradley Prevallet (04/15/11)
Bradley Vincent Prevallet, 51, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2011, at West County Care Center in Manchester, Mo. He was born Sept. 6, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, to Richard Prevallet and Mary Shirrell Drake. Brad completed kindergarten at Trinity Lutheran School in May 1965. On July 16, 1965, Bradley fell from his bicycle and sustained an injury from which he never recovered. He has been a patient at South County Habilitation Center in St. Louis since 2004...
Betty Obermann (04/15/11)
Betty Ann Obermann, 82, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born Nov. 6, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, to Arthur C. and Bertha Vasterling Fuhrmann. Betty was married to Arthur Lee Obermann on Jan. 10, 1948. Betty graduated from Central High School in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. Betty worked at the Jackson Hosiery Mill and later was office manager with Obermann and Sons Plumbing and Heating in Jackson...
Harry Sullivan (04/15/11)
Harry A. Sullivan, 83, a Prineville, Ore., resident, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the home of a son Patrick in Prineville. At his request no public service will be held. Harry was born May 17, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, son of Richard H. and Ida A. ...
Michael Wilson (04/15/11)
Michael Stephen Wilson, 28, of Jackson died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, to Stephen James and Margaret Ann Greer Wilson. He and Kelli Niswonger were married Dec. 27, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. Michael was a member of Calvary Temple in Cape Girardeau. ...
Clair Uphouse (04/14/11)
THEBES, Ill. -- Clair Uphouse, 76, of Thebes died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in the emergency room at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Al Foltz (04/14/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Al Ray Foltz, 77, formerly of Tamms, died April 11, 2011, at Gracy Woods II in Austin, Texas. Visitation will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Cook-Walden Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville, Texas. The funeral will be at 4:30 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery...
Robert Sanlin (04/14/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Robert Sanlin, 90, of Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Friday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Mounds...
Gene Eddleman (04/14/11)
Lloyd Gene Eddleman, 47, of Whitewater died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, to Wayne Lloyd and Shirley Jean Mungle Eddleman. He and Kimberly Gaye Wright were married May 15, 2010. Gene attended Calvary United Pentecostal Church in Jackson. He was self-employed in the metal recycling business...
Michael Wilson (04/14/11)
Michael Stephen Wilson, 28, of Jackson died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau...
Lara Lafoon (04/14/11)
Lora C. Lafoon, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 12, 1925, in Dongola, Ill., the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Combs. She was married to Willis Lafoon, who also preceded her in death...
Herbert Ewing (04/14/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Herbert Halliday Ewing, 93, of Cairo died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 11, 1918, to Virginia Halliday and Edgar Park Ewing of Findlay, Ohio. He was the grandson of H.H. Halliday and Mary Maud Mason. Herb was adopted by Van Andrews upon his marriage to Virginia in 1926...
Donald Freeman (04/14/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Donald Wade Freeman, 64, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Jan. 10, 1947, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Ulyess Lee and Helen Mae Thomas Freeman. He and Ruth Ann Puckett were married March 1, 1968...
Clyde Wadlow (04/14/11)
Ira Clyde Wadlow, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Aug. 30, 1941, in Glover, Mo., to Ira and Georgia A. Bone Wadlow. He and Shirley Ann Nabe were married Jan. 1, 1971, in Cape Girardeau. She died Sept. 2, 2007...
Bradley Prevallet (04/13/11)
Bradley Vincent Prevallet, 51, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at West County Care Center in Manchester, Mo. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Michael Ankrom officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Ruth Glaab (04/13/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruth D. Glaab, 81, of Anna died Monday, April 11, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Les Sinks officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery in McClure, Ill...
Lloyd Eddleman (04/13/11)
Lloyd Gene Eddleman, 47, of Whitewater died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
J.W. Poe (04/13/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- J.W. "Gabby" Poe, 84, of Chaffee went to heaven surrounded by his loving family Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Canalou, Mo., son of James Edwin and Stella Reeves Poe. He married Sammie Garner on Nov. 6, 1946...
Gwen Lampitt (04/13/11)
Lillian Gwenda Lampitt, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She leaves behind a legacy of faith, family, friends and a life of loving service to others. Gwen was born March 15, 1922, near Adelaide in Strathalbyn, South Australia, to Charles Henry and Lily Jane Fargher Hibberd...
Kathy Sigman (04/13/11)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Kathy N. Sigman, 65, of Villa Ridge (America community), passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at her home. Kathy was born July 8, 1945, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Oscar D. and Glenna Marie "Pat" Dunn Niestrath. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and St. Mary's Sodality of Mound City, Ill. She was an assistant controller at Southern Five Planning Commission. She was a 1963 graduate of Mound City High School...
Franklin Quick (04/13/11)
Franklin Dee Quick, 77, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Monday, April 11, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 6, 1933, in Portageville, to Jim and Gertie Rose Quick. He and Rosa Lee Clendenin were married Aug. 5, 1954. Dee and Rosa Lee have lived in Cape Girardeau the past 31 years...
Herbert Ewing (04/12/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Herbert H. Ewing, 93, of Cairo died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Fisher (04/12/11)
Margaret Fisher, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 19, 1950, in Danville, Ky., to Richard and Margaret Brown Sullivan. Survivors include a daughter, Erin Fisher (fiance Jerry Montgomery) of Cape Girardeau...
Delores Luton (04/12/11)
Delores Mae Luton, 80, of St. Louis died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at her home. She was born June 24, 1930, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include two daughters, Cathy Holmes of Cape Coral, Fla., Kendra Klaus of St. Louis; a son, Wesley Robertson of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Mary Crites, Peggy Gentarra; a brother, Bill Marlin; three grandsons, Travis Winkler, David Robertson, Jared Hoffman; and two granddaughters, Tara Robertson and Kristen Hoffman...
Harold Webb Sr. (04/12/11)
Harold Webb Sr., 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 29, 1929, in Lovejoy, Ill., to John I. and Mattie Mae Bell Webb. He and Wilma L. Brown were married March 29, 1948, in Corinth, Miss. Harold was a supervisor with Swift and Co. in East St. Louis, Ill., from 1945 until he joined the military in 1952...
Eddie Huffman (04/12/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Eddie Dean Huffman, 62, of Advance passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at his home. He was born April 19, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Loyd and Anna Lois Eaker Huffman. Eddie and Mary-Lyn Fillingham were married April 19, 1997, in Corning, Ark...
Buddy Vetter Jr. (04/12/11)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Lawrence "Buddy" Vetter Jr., 78, of Commerce died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 1, 1933, in Commerce to Lawrence and Rosalee "Sally" Bles Vetter. He and Mary Helen Biri were married April 16, 1960, in Ancell. She preceded him in death Sept. 28, 2002...
Raymond Klipfel (04/12/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Raymond F. Klipfel, 65, of Chaffee died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 11, 1945, in New Hamburg, Mo., son of Daley and Catherine Heuring Klipfel. He and Margaret Baker were married March 8, 1968...
Frieda Pierce (04/12/11)
Frieda Augusta Pierce, 92, of Jackson died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born Dec. 3, 1918, in Gale, Ill., to Andrew and Minnie Bartels Adams. She and Erby O. Pierce were married Sept. 16, 1952, in Elkton, Md. He died Jan. 5, 1973...
Lillian Lampitt (04/12/11)
Lillian Gwenda Lampitt, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She leaves behind a legacy of faith, family, friends and a life of loving service to others. Gwen was born March 15, 1922, near Adelaide in Strathalbyn, South Australia, to Charles Henry and Lily Jane Fargher Hibberd...
Ira Wadlow (04/12/11)
Ira Clyde Wadlow, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston, Mo. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery...
J.W. Poe (04/11/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- J.W. Poe, 84, of Chaffee, died Sunday at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Ferrell Shelton (04/11/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ferrell Shelton, 84, of St. Louis died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchens Mortuary in Florissant, Mo. Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Church in Ferguson, Mo...
Mark Hopkins (04/11/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mark R. Hopkins, 63, of the Atlanta area, passed away April 10, 2011, at home following his courageous battle with cancer. He graduated with honors with an interior design degree from the Memphis, Tenn., College of Art in 1971. ...
Dennis Sprandel (04/11/11)
Dennis D. Sprandel, 73, of Jackson passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 25, 1938, in Beatrice, Neb., son of C.W. and Edna Wieting Sprandel. He and Elizabeth "Betty" Palisch were married on July 6, 1958, in Jackson...
Lloyd Seabaugh (04/11/11)
Lloyd Edward Seabaugh, 87, of Jackson died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at The Monticello House in Jackson. He was born April 28, 1923, in Sedgewickville, Mo., to Willis E. and Sophia Barks Seabaugh. He married Geraldine Doggett on Nov. 14, 1944. She died Feb. 4, 1996. He then married Clara L. Biri Miller on May 4, 1997, in Chicago...
Dale Yount (04/10/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Dale K. Yount, 81, of Marble Hill died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Steve Sanders and Kirby Grindstaff officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery near Bessville, Mo...
Frieda Pierce (04/10/11)
Frieda Augusta Pierce, 92, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Debbie Ruth (04/10/11)
Debra Fay "Debbie" Ruth, 55, of Scott City died Friday, April 8, 2011, at her home. She was born March 4, 1956, at Desloge, Mo., the daughter of Raymond Thomas and Treva Marjorie Terry Ruth. She had worked as a certified nurses aide at Southeast Hospital and as a cashier at Schnucks. She was a member of First General Baptist Church at Jackson...
Mickey Horn (04/10/11)
Mickey C. Horn, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at his home. He was born July 10, 1941, in Broseley, Mo., to Albert Harold "Bill" and Darlus Baker Horn. He and Wanda Downen were married Dec. 5, 1975, at Sikeston, Mo. Mickey served in the Navy from July 14, 1958, to April 24, 1962...
Virginia Kaufman (04/10/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Virginia Evelyn Kaufman, 86, of Tamms went to be with the Lord at 4:05 p.m. April 8, 2011, with her family at her side after battling breast cancer. She was a resident at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Virginia was born July 1, 1924, in Elco, Ill., daughter of the late Gilbert and Annie Bass Durham. She and Lennis Kaufman were married June 3, 1942. He preceded her in death along with her parents, three sisters and five brothers...
Louise Dunn (04/09/11)
Louise Pender Dunn, 95, formerly of Jackson, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011, in Spartanburg, S.C. She was born Sept. 25, 1915, on the family farm in the Fruitland-Leemon community, to Clarence E. and Maggie Davis Pender. She and Lyman H. Dunn were married Feb. 3, 1943. They had just celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary when he passed away Feb. 7, 1999...
Leroy Mier (04/09/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Leroy J. Mier, 88, of Oran died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 18, 1923, in Oran, son of Ben Joseph and Ludwina Catherine Westrich Mier. Leroy was a retired farmer. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, Knights of Columbus 4311, Chaffee VFW Post 3127, American Legion Post 389 and a volunteer at Southeast Hospital and Cherokee Ridge Girl Scout Camp...
Dave Kuiper (04/09/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- David "Dave" Kuiper, 66, of Perryville died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Sunday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Don Estes officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery...
Jack Conrad (04/11/11)
Truman "Jack" Conrad, 82, of Jackson passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Jackson Manor. He was born July 31, 1928, at Sedgewickville, Mo., son of L. Vern "Coonie" and Naomi Conrad. He and Marie Hartle were married June 30, 1969. Growing up in a small country town Jack's mother would ask him to go and kill a chicken for Sunday dinner, and he would take his shotgun with him to the chicken coop and pick out a chicken and would kill only the chicken he picked out with the shotgun...
Clara Dallas (04/09/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clara B. Dallas, 91, of Anna died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Anna Rehab and Care Center. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery...
Keith Sturm (04/09/11)
Ronald "Keith" Sturm, 48, of Scott City died Friday, April 8, 2011, at his home. He was born May 10, 1962, in Cape Girardeau, to Morris Junior and Laura Glen Biggs Sturm. He and Cynthia Darlene Pace were married Feb. 10, 1993, in Las Vegas. She preceded him in death March 15, 2002...
Viola Westrich (04/09/11)
Viola Helen Westrich, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 8, 2011 at The Lutheran Home. She was born Sept. 10, 1919, in Illmo, to Charles and Helen Ann Leible Burger. She and Leon P. Westrich were married Aug. 3, 1940, at Oran, Mo. He died Dec. 22, 1982...
Deanie Baker (04/08/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Imoludene "Deanie" Baker, 82, of Deltona, Fla., formerly of Mounds, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Florida Hospital in DeLand, Fla. Deanie was born July 4, 1928, in Pulaski, Ill., daughter of Warren and Cora Anglin. She and William R. Baker were married Nov. 14, 1946...
Sandra Fluegge (04/08/11)
Sandra S. Fluegge, 67, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at her home. She was born Sept. 11, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, to William and Mildred Huey Floyd. She and Larry Fluegge were married June 23, 1962, by the Rev. Ralph C. Fessler at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Harold Webb (04/08/11)
Harold Webb, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Elton Haertling (04/08/11)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Elton W. "Fletch" Haertling, 77, of Frohna passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1933, in New Wells, to Theo and Olga Koch Haertling. He and Grace Fiedler were married Oct. 21, 1961, in Altenburg, Mo...
John Putman (04/08/11)
ELKHART, Ind. -- John Putman, 69, of Elkhart passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Hospice House of Elkhart. He was born Aug. 31, 1941, in New Madrid County, Mo., to Marlow and Margaret Putman. He and Sherrie Merritt were married Dec. 27, 1996, in Las Vegas...
Cora Gosche (04/07/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Cora Crader Gosche, 91, of Chaffee, formerly of Oran, Mo., died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 23, 1919, in Painton, Mo., daughter of Joseph and Philomena Glastetter Brucker. She married Paul J. Crader on Jan. 29, 1938. He died Feb. 18, 1978. She then married Leon A. Gosche on Feb. 12, 1983. He died Jan. 3, 1993...
Jean Blades (04/07/11)
Nina Jean Blades, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 21, 1930, in Sikeston, Mo., to Guy E. and Jessie Abshire Reed. She and Hurel E. Blades were married Aug. 22, 1948, in Osceola, Ark. He died in 1994...
Sharrona Werner (04/07/11)
Sharrona Leigh Werner, 29, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, April 3, 2011, at her home. She was born Feb. 3, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, to Sharon Friese Werner. Sharrona was baptized at Oak Ridge United Methodist Church. She was a 2000 graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Mary Browning (04/07/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Mary Browning, 82, of Olive Branch died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 20, 1928, in Olive Branch, daughter of Arlie and Eva Gettings Browning. Browning was a telephone operator 35 years, starting in 1951 in a one-room telephone office in Olive Branch, then working in Cairo, Ill., Cape Girardeau and Ferguson, Mo., where she retired in 1986. She was a member of Olive Branch Methodist Church...
William Hancock Jr. (04/07/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- William Thomas "Billy Taylor" Hancock Jr., 55, of Advance died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at his home. The funeral was held April 2 at First Baptist Church in Advance, with Eric Shrum officiating. Burial was in a cemetery near Advance...
Rosalie Long (04/07/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Rosalie M. Brewer Long, 71, of Perryville died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. The funeral will be private. Young and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Paulette Vickers (04/07/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paulette "June" Vickers, 86, of Perryville died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time today at Miller Family Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Whitewater Christian Cemetery in Perry County...
Mary Browning (04/06/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Mary Browning, 82, of Olive Branch died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence Baugher (04/06/11)
Clarence Melvin Baugher (aka Mighty Fine or Percy), 73, of Mammoth, Ariz., passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, at his home, with his family by his side. Although battling prostate cancer, his cause of death was congestive heart failure. Clarence was born June 2, 1937, in McClure, Ill., to Clarence and Lena Hunsaker Baugher...
Jean Blades (04/06/11)
Jean Blades, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Alzina Burkley (04/06/11)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Alzina Burkley, 86, of Mound City died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from noon to service time Thursday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Johnny Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds...
Mildred Page (04/06/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mildred Lucille Page, 92, of Marble Hill died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Woodland Hills in Marble Hill. She is now playing piano for the heavenly choir. She was born July 6, 1918, in Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Willard and Minnie Bretz Hastings...
Cabrini Bierbaum (04/06/11)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Cabrini A. Bierbaum, 64, of Mound City died Monday, April 4, 2011, surrounded by family and friends. She was born Feb. 28, 1947, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of the late Walter W. and Roslyn Scheuing Waite. Cabrini loved people and found great joy working the front desk at Daystar Care Center in Cairo...
William Hancock Jr. (04/06/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- William Thomas "Billy Taylor" Hancock Jr., 55, of Advance died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at his home. He was born June 1, 1955. Hancock attended First Baptist Church in Advance. He was disabled. Survivors include five sisters, Ida Grooms of Advance, Laurel Dunlap of Louisberg, Mo., Niki Davis of Wappapello, Mo., Robin Taylor of Lafayette, La., and Brenda Yeager of Washington state...
Beverly Rhea (04/05/11)
Beverly Edith Rhea, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 18, 1938, in St. Louis to George W. and Bernice Hampton Weston. She and James Rhea were married in St. Louis. Beverly lived all her life in St. Louis until recently, when she moved to Cape Girardeau. She was a machine operator for 19 years at an ink pen factory in Fenton, Mo. She was baptized in St. Louis into the Methodist Church...
Fern Noble (04/05/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Fern Norma Noble, 90, of Advance passed away Monday, April 4, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born June 17, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Elmer and Adaline Hitt Sullinger. Fern had been a caregiver for the elderly. She was a member of Fairview General Baptist Church near Advance...
Rita Brown (04/05/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rita F. Brown, 95, of Perryville died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Aug. 31, 1915, in Perryville, daughter of August and Theresa Buchheit Brown. Brown had worked at International Shoe Co. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
James Niswonger (04/05/11)
James Woodrow "Woody" Niswonger, 89, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011, at his home in Blue Springs, Mo. He was born May 29, 1921, in Kurreville, Mo., son of Givens O. and Rada Niswonger. He and Mary Belle Ford were married April 5, 1942, in Jackson. She preceded him in death Nov. 25, 2001...
Della Reinholz (04/05/11)
Della Ann Reinholz, 78, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, in Mesa, Ariz. She was born Oct. 28, 1932, in Dongola, Mo., to Ora Edward and Mayme Ruth Snider Davault. She and Stanley Reinholz were married April 19, 1952, in Cape Girardeau. Reinholz graduated from Jackson High School in 1950. She attended Southeast Missouri State University, graduated from Northeast Missouri State University with a degree in education and a master's degree in adult studies...
Ervin Moore (04/05/11)
Ervin "Nub" Moore, 84, of Oak Ridge passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1926, in Oak Ridge, to Edward and Eula Lape Moore. He attended the former Goshen School near Oak Ridge. He and Juanita Kester were married May 23, 1949, in Gordonville...
Clarence Slaughter (04/05/11)
Clarence "Bud" Slaughter, 84, of Jackson, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 21, 1926, in Chaffee, son of Clarence Oda and Nellie Elizabeth Schmidt Slaughter. He married Dolores Halter...
Rev. Louis Theiss (04/05/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Louis Carl Hilpert Theiss, 85, of Perryville died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. He was born April 16, 1925, in Wittenberg, Mo., son of Paul J.E. and Clara M. Hilpert Theiss. He and Marie Anna Klaus were married June 16, 1951...
Milford Yount (04/05/11)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Milford M. "Cub" Yount, 87, of Marquand passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Saint Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 20, 1924, in Patton, Mo., son of Herbert M. and Mattie M. Harmon Yount. He and Olga Jean Cureton were married Nov. 5, 1947...
Sharrona Werner (04/05/11)
Sharrona Leigh Werner, 29, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Mildred Page (04/04/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mildred Lucille Page, 92, of Marble Hill, died April 2, 2011, at Woodland Hills in Marble Hill. She is now playing piano for the Heavenly Choir. She was born on July 6, 1918, in Lutesville, Mo., the daughter of Willard and Minnie Bretz Hastings...
Woodrow Niswonger (04/04/11)
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Woodrow James Niswonger, 89, formerly of Jackson and Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
Sarah Guebert (04/04/11)
Sarah Jane Guebert, 50, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, April 1, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Nov. 17, 1960, in Cape Girardeau to Louis H. and Allyne Crites Bodenstein. She and Perry L. Guebert were married Oct. 18, 1997, at Jackson...
Donald McCullough (04/03/11)
Donald "Don" R. McCullough, 76, of Jackson passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home, where he had lived since April 2007. He was born Aug. 21, 1934, in Greenbrier, Mo., son of "Dudley" Hugh and Ida "Fern" Miller McCullough. He was raised on Castor River in Greenbrier. He and Sharon Bishop were married March 30, 1957, at New Bethel Baptist Church...
Alvin Mattingly (04/03/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alvin J. Mattingly, 80, of Perryville died April 1, 2011, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born Jan. 18, 1931, at Perryville, the son of Matthew Mattingly and Zita Mary Zahner Mattingly. On Feb. 23, 1952, he married Eileen Marie Wood, who survives...
Dr. Paula King (04/03/11)
Dr. Paula Raye King, 65, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully on Monday, March 28, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Paula Raye Smith on April 18, 1945, at Neosho, Mo., to David and Marjorie Trefftzs Smith. Throughout her life she had a passion for education and the arts, combined with a love of people and animals...
Sarah Guebert (04/03/11)
Sarah Jane Guebert, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, April 1, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. Barry L. Pfanstiel officiating...
Donnie Foulk (04/02/11)
Donnie Eugene Foulk, 69, of Scott City died Friday, April 1, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 19, 1941, in Fornfelt (Scott City), to Clifford B. and Laura Bernece Lipe Foulk. He and Shirley Diane Brown were married Dec. 23, 1990, in Chaffee, Mo...
Ada Carroll (04/02/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ada Marie Carroll, 68, of Chaffee died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1942, in Chaffee, daughter of Henry A. and Stella Marie Sanders Nordin. She and Eugene Carroll were married Nov. 10, 1956. He died Dec. 5, 2003...
Aslee Cook (04/02/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Aslee Cook, 89, of Marble Hill died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Woodland Care Facility in Marble Hill. She was born Jan. 2, 1922, at Hurricane, Mo., daughter of David and Barbara Causey Long. She and the Rev. Grover Cleveland Cook were married March 25, 1939. He passed away Feb. 8, 2010...
John Miles (04/01/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- John E. Miles, 47, of Bridgeton, Mo., formerly of Perryville died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time April 9 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. A memorial Mass will be at 2 p.m. April 9 at the church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery...
James Boyer Sr. (04/01/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James L. Boyer Sr., 78, died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. until time of service Sunday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Donald Merrill (04/01/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donald E. "Duck" Merrill, 69, of Perryville died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at his home. He was born June 18, 1941, at Warrenton, Mo., son of Eugene and Kathryn Nagle Merrill. He and Martha M. Kirn were married May 29, 1982, in Perryville...
Jane Thompson (04/01/11)
Jane E. Thompson, 79, of Jackson, Mich., formerly of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at home, surrounded by her family. Survivors include four sons, Roger (Judy), Ron (Deana), Randy (Casey) and Richard; a daughter, Rhonda (Rick) Woodruff; 11 grandchildren, Brooke, Matt, Tim, Amanda, Cassie, Craig, Christina, Derek, Dan, Cortney and Abbey; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Reese (Louise) Sanders; many special nieces and nephews...
Neva Vetter (04/01/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Neva Jean Vetter, 79, of Benton died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at her home. She was born May 23, 1931, in Holcomb, Mo., to Earl and Esther Beshear Benfield. She married Alfred Vetter on Oct. 30, 1954, in Cape Girardeau. Neva was a former operator at Southwestern Bell and a member of St. Denis Catholic Church...
Mark Linker (04/01/11)
Mark J. Linker, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the mausoleum chapel of Pleasant Grove Memorial Park, Old Route 13 between Carbondale and Murphysboro, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements...
Norman Lowes (04/01/11)
Norman H. Lowes, 85, of Jackson, formerly of Dexter, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 12, 1925, in Jackson, to Emil and Emma Voges Lowes. He was baptized and confirmed at Hanover Lutheran Church. He attended the former Clover Hill School in Jackson, the former Hanover Lutheran School in Cape Girardeau, and was a graduate of Jackson High School...
George A. Eftink (04/01/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- George A. Eftink, 90, of Chaffee died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at his home. He was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Portageville, Mo., son of John and Elizabeth Elfrink Eftink. He and Teresa Catherine Horrell were married April 8, 1947. She died March 19, 2011...
James Blattel (04/01/11)
James G. Blattel, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Life Care Center. He was born Jan. 6, 1922, in Fornfelt (now Scott City), to Fred J. and May E. Collie Blattel. He and Lillian Virginia Jackson were married July 15, 1946, in Fornfelt...
Bret Raney (04/01/11)
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Bret D. Raney, 53, of Hot Springs died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 27, 1958, in Pine Bluff, Ark. Raney was employed by Affiliated Engineers. He was of the Baptist belief. He was preceded in death by grandparents, John and Oma Raney and Elizabeth and Myron Kelley...