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Obituaries from May 2011

Nancy Hale (05/31/11)
Nancy Jean Hale, 77, of Cape Girardeau passed away May 29, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 20, 1933, at Daisy. She was the daughter of Oma Cobble Unger and Robert E. Unger. She and John Kenneth Hale were married Jan. 9, 1955. He proceeded her on Dec. 13, 2005...
Inez Morrison (05/31/11)
Inez M. Morrison, 102, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at The Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Sullenger officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Belleville, Ill...
Beverly Banks (05/31/11)
Beverly S. Banks, 71, of Jackson died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson.
Lynn Byrd (05/31/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lynn S. Byrd, 59, of Cairo died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ron Woods officiating. Interment will be private...
Dorothy Kohler (05/31/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Dorothy E. Kohler, 86, of Anna died at 7:52 a.m. Monday, May 30, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at noon Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Eidson officiating. Interment will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Margaret Gilliland (05/31/11)
Margaret Helen Gilliland, 83, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Cape County Memorial Park's gazebo in Cape Girardeau. Burial will follow at Cape County Memorial Park...
Odile Kohm (05/31/11)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Odile R. Kohm, 84, of Ste. Genevieve died Monday, May 30, 2011, at St. Louis University Medical Center. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Ste. Genevieve. The funeral will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with the Rev. Dennis Schmidt officiating. Burial will be at a later date...
Herman Kneer (05/31/11)
Herman J. "Buddy" Kneer, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 26, 2011, at home in Santa Maria, Calif. Buddy was born Dec. 20, 1927, in Paducah, Ky. He graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Paducah and attended Xavier College in Cincinnati before entering the U.S. ...
Olga Ludwig (05/31/11)
Olga M. Ludwig, 91, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born March 1, 1920, near Fruitland, daughter of Adam and Cora Schoenebeck Henry. She and Adolph Gustav Charles Ludwig were married on May 30, 1942. He passed away on Aug. 2, 2004...
Sharon Ferder (05/31/11)
FLORISSANT, Mo. -- Sharon Jean Ferder, nee Nickless, of Florissant, died Sunday, May 28, 2011, at the age of 71. Loving wife of James Ferder; beloved daughter of the late Lloyd and Kathleen Nickless; devoted mother of Kevin (Gina Johler) Ferder, Kathryn (Loren) Warren, Mark (Kathleen) Ferder, Linda (Robb) Howard and special son, Kenny (Julie) Clayton; cherished grandmother of Sarah (Pat) Ponseti, Mark Ferder Jr., Matthew Howard and Jennifer Howard; and dear sister of Carol Mouser, Nancy Rose and Cindy Farrow. ...
Lynn Byrd (05/29/11)
CAIRO, Ill. - Lynn S. Byrd, 59, of Cairo, Ill., died Saturday morning, May 28, 2011, at his home.
Darlene Scott (05/29/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nina Darlene Scott, 73, of Sikeston died Friday, May 27, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born Dec. 11, 1937, in Harrell, Ark., to the late Curtis and Dorothy Williams Thomason. She and C.G. Scott were married Nov. 27, 1954, in Matthews, Mo...
Kenneth Jones (05/29/11)
Retired Commander Kenneth Lynn Jones, 91, of Fairfield, Calif., passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, in Fairfield. He was born April 11, 1920, in Cape Girardeau. Jones served 30 years in the U.S. Navy. Survivors include two daughters, Priscilla Kankel and Lynwyn Ridgway; a son, Kenneth Lynn Jones Jr.; five grandchildren, Bob, Suzy, Stacy, Bryan and Katie; 12 great-grandchildren, Courtney, Rhys, Danny, R.J. IV, Charlie, Annalise, Ryan, Jacob, Matthew, Jarred, Holly and Lawson...
Linda Miller (05/29/11)
Linda Veniece Miller, 60, of Bloomfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. She was born Feb. 9, 1951, in Jonesboro, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer and Mattie "Jane" Rhodes Lewallen. She was united in marriage to Clyde Miller in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He preceded her in death Dec. 31, 1987...
Peggy Blaylock (05/29/11)
Peggy Marie Blaylock, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at her home. She was born April 20, 1939, in Cape Girardeau, to Rueben and Lucy Reynolds Whittaker. She and Robert Lee Mueller were married, and he died in 1965. She married Robert Dubrey, and he died in 1997. She then married William "Bill" Blaylock and he died April 27, 2011...
Harriet Shorb (05/29/11)
Harriet Elizabeth Colman Shorb, 83, formerly of Munster, Ind., passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Littleton, Colo., at the home of her oldest son. She was born Nov. 1, 1927, in Shreveport, La., daughter of William H. and Geraldine Harper Colman. She and Eugene Murray Shorb were married July 14, 1951, in Cape Girardeau...
Kenneth Smoot (05/29/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kenneth L. "Smokie" Smoot, 78, of Anna, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Erick Faile (05/29/11)
Erick A. Faile, 21, of Bethalto, Ill., was received into the arms of God on Monday, May 23, 2011. He died of injuries sustained in an automobile accident May 19, 2011, near Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 29, 1989. He is the beloved son of Kari Faile; dearest grandson of Sallee McDuffee; dear nephew of Dawniele and Michael Pasha; dear stepson of Christopher Marshall; and beloved fiance of Chelsea Hernandez...
Nellie Blankenship (05/29/11)
Nellie Flora Blankenship, 96 of Carthage, Mo., formerly of Jackson, died Thursday, May 26, 2011, at St. Luke's Nursing Center in Carthage. She was born Nov. 18, 1914, in Hickory Flat, Ky., to Isaiah Calvin and Alice Alma Wakefield Grace. She married Joe Flint Blankenship on Jan. 13, 1932, in Benton, Mo. He preceded her in death June 27, 1973...
Juanita Miskell (05/29/11)
Juanita Elizabeth Miskell, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 27, 2011, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Nov. 26, 1920 in Morley, Mo., to Alfred and Elva Graves Bryant. She and Robert Miskell Jr. were married June 3, 1944 in Arkansas. He died Jan. 24, 2001...
Cheryl Walker (05/29/11)
Cheryl Ann Walker, 51, of Carterville, Ill., died Friday, May 27, 2011 at her home. Cheryl was born Dec. 21, 1959 in Herrin, Ill., to Everett "Goose" and Nancy Ann Smith Walker. She worked at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for more than 20 years as an administrative assistant...
John Daume (05/29/11)
John J. Daume, 92, formerly of Jackson, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011, at Springfield Rehab and Healthcare in Springfield, Mo. He was born Nov. 10, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, to John W. and Meta Engelmann Daume. John was founder of Johnny Daume and His Ozark Ridgerunners, a popular area band in the 1940s; and became a well-known radio DJ, entertainer and songwriter in the country music industry in the 1950s and 1960s...
Louise James (05/27/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Esther Louise James, 59, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Barry Butterfield (05/27/11)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Barry Butterfield, 47, of Dongola died Thursday, May 26, 2011, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Cripps officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery...
Nellie Blankenship (05/27/11)
Nellie Flora Blankenship, 96, of Carthage, Mo., formerly of Jackson, died Thursday, May 26, 2011, at St. Luke's Nursing Center in Carthage. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Jean McDannold (05/27/11)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Jean Elizabeth McDannold, 85, of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at her home. Mrs. McDannold was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Hannibal, Mo. She was a member of Park Methodist Church in Hannibal. She retired in 1983 from Hughes Aircraft in California. After retirement, Mrs. McDannold and her husband moved to Mountain Home, Ark., then Jonesboro, Ark., before settling in Poplar Bluff. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and flowers...
Joe Pelts (05/26/11)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Joe Don Pelts, 74, of Kennett died peacefully Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after a long battle with melanoma. He was born Aug. 24, 1936, the fourth of five children to Lee and Eunice Norman Pelts. He and Patsy Ann Finch were married Aug. 19, 1954. They were married 28 years, until her death in 1982...
Lennert Reisenbichler (05/26/11)
Lennert M. Reisenbichler, 77, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 9, 1934, in Pocahontas, son of Adolf and Hedwig "Hattie" Kutscher Reisenbichler. He and Rosie Marie Fiedler were married June 22, 1957. She passed away July 12, 1993...
Betty Barnett (05/26/11)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Betty Morgan Adams Barnett, 79, of Ullin, formerly of Dongola, Mounds and Olive Branch, Ill., died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Louis Gendron (05/25/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louis Lesar Gendron, 86, of Anna, formerly of Thebes, Ill., died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his home. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna...
Lennert Reisenbichler (05/25/11)
Lennert Reisenbichler, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Frank Kaufmann (05/25/11)
UNIONTOWN, Mo. -- Frank W. Kaufmann, 78, of Uniontown died Monday, May 23, 2011, at his home. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 6:30 to 8:15 a.m. Saturday at Young and Sons East Perry Chapel in Altenburg, Mo. An American Legion wake will be held at 7 p.m. Friday...
Edward Ringwald (05/25/11)
Edward Ringwald, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 2, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, to Alvin and Florence Schearf Ringwald. Edward graduated from Trinity Lutheran School in 1937 and from Central High School in 1941...
Mary Joyce (05/25/11)
Mary Ann Joyce, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the family home. She was born May 15, 1934, in Oran, Mo., to Herman and Anna Marie Halter Sturm. She married Bud Joyce Sr. in 1951. He preceded her in death in 1998. Joyce was a waitress at Cheshire Inn in Clayton, Mo...
Brandon Menz (05/24/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Brandon Paul Menz, 25, of Oran, formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1985, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Mark Edwin Bowers and Sherry Lynn Menz. He was employed at Stockade Buildings near Morley, Mo...
Chadwick Tipton (05/24/11)
Chadwick Jauch Tipton, 17, of Cape Girardeau completed his journey on earth to begin his new journey in heaven on Friday, May 20, 2011, where he now resides in the arms of his Heavenly Father. Chad was born Jan. 7, 1994, in Cape Girardeau, the son of W. Thomas and Julie Ann Jauch Tipton...
Maurine Richardson (05/24/11)
Maurine M. Richardson, 90, of Fresno, Calif., died Saturday, May 14, 2011, in Fresno. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau. A graveside service was held May 20 at Hillcrest Memorial Park Valley View Lawn. Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary in Bakersfield, Calif., was in charge of arrangements...
Peggy Spencer (05/24/11)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Peggy A. Spencer, 72, of Villa Ridge, formerly of Mound City, Ill., died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. There is no public visitation or service. Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge is in charge of arrangements...
Jeremy Hancock (05/24/11)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jeremy Hancock, 32, of Jonesboro, formerly of Ware, Ill., died Friday, May 20, 2011, in Douglas, Ga. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Danny Jones officiating. Burial will be in Busby Cemetery...
Rev. Edward Sullivan (05/24/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Edward Hartrick Sullivan, 91, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at St. Mary's of the Barrens in Perryville. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1957. Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mary Mother of God Chapel at St. Mary's of the Barrens, with a wake service at 7:30...
Louis Gendron (05/23/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Louis Lesar Gendron, of Anna, formerly of Thebes, Ill., died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his home. Arrangement are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
Jessie King (05/23/11)
Jessie N. King, 65, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, May 20, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. Jessie lived and worked many years in St. Louis and Belleville, Ill. He was born June 15, 1945, in Cape Girardeau to Jack H. and Louise Howard King...
Marie Wibbenmeyer (05/23/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie T. Wibbenmeyer, 89, of Perryville died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Holiday Residential Care in Perryville. She was born Nov. 2, 1921 at Biehle, Mo., to Adolph and Elizabeth Renaud Zoellner. She married Wilfred Wibbenmeyer on May 25, 1946. He preceded her in death on June 14, 1976...
Chadwick Tipton (05/23/11)
Chadwick Jauch Tipton, 17, of Cape Girardeau, completed his journey on earth to begin his new journey in heaven on Friday, May 20, 2011, where he now resides in the arms of his Heavenly Father. Chad was born Jan. 7, 1994, in Cape Girardeau, the son of W. Thomas and Julie Ann Jauch Tipton...
Brandon Merz (05/23/11)
Brandon Paul Menz, 25, of Oran, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his residence. He was born Sept. 12, 1985 at Chaffee, Mo., the son of Mark Edwin Bowers and Sherry Lynn Menz. He was employed at Stockade Buildings near Morley, Mo...
Irene Baudendistel (05/22/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene A. Baudendistel, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, May 20, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 15, 1920, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of John and Anna Gebhardt Baudendistel. She worked at International Shoe Co. and was a member of St. Vincent Catholic Church...
Margaret Crites (05/22/11)
Margaret A Crites, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 20, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born May 24, 1924, in Scott City, to Burette and Mamie Zimmerman Cook. She and James R. Crites were married June 15, 1944, at Cape Girardeau. They both enjoyed traveling around the world. He died March 31, 1987...
Guillermo Puig (05/22/11)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Guillermo Puig, 47, of Grassy died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Southeast Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. William Hennecke officiating. Burial with military honors will be at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield...
Dorothy Bowers (05/22/11)
Dorothy A. Bowers, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at her Saxony Lutheran duplex. She was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Advance, Mo., to Franklin O. and Edith I. Humphrey Farrar. She and James L. Bowers were married July 20, 1951, at Essex, Mo...
James Kuehn (05/22/11)
James Robert Kuehn, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1940, in Cape Girardeau to John Michael and Jeannita Goze Kuehn. He and Martha Jane Martin were married April 18, 1964, at Jackson. James worked for Superior Electric from January 1957 to August 1982. He later worked for Blair Packaging in Scott City from December 1983 to September 2007...
Frances Green (05/22/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frances Etta Green, 84, of Sikeston, died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will follow at Armer Cemetery near Bertrand...
Claranelle Sykes (05/22/11)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Claranelle Sykes, 95, of Denton, Texas, formerly of Cairo, Ill., and Dongola, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Presbyterian Hospital in Denton. Visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Cemetery in Bellmont, Ill...
Margaret Sansone (05/22/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Margaret P. Sansone, 67, of Perryville died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nuring and Rehabilitation Center in Perryville. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Young & Sons Funeral Home in Perryville.
Alma Whitener (05/22/11)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- Alma Lee Whitener, 70, of Matthews, formerly of Fredericktown, Mo., died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at the Sells Rest Home in Matthews. The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown, with the Rev. Clyde Berry officiating. Burial was in the Mount Pisgah Cemetery near Fredericktown...
Clarence Hammer (05/22/11)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Clarence C.D. Hammer, 74, of Olmsted, Ill., and formerly of Mound City, Ill., died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Jonesboro Rehabilitation Heath Care Center. Friends may call from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Mary Unnerstall (05/22/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Hazel Unnerstall, 98, of Perryville died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery...
Charles Sitze (05/22/11)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Charles Lindell Sitze, 78, Bethalto, Ill., died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Grassy, the son of Elmer F. and Bertha (Turner) Sitze. He married Joyce "Gayle" Kirkpatrick on June 4, 1955, in Grassy. He worked for Olin Brass for 42 years, retiring as director of Manufacturing, Brass Mill, in 1994. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Cecily McAdams (05/22/11)
Cecily J. McAdams, 18, of Jackson, died at 7:40 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 7, 1992, in Cape Girardeau to Bruce Lee Jr. and Beverly Michelle Markham McAdams. Cecily loved music and enjoyed singing and played several instruments. She had been accepted to University of Missouri in Colombia and was planning on attending in the fall...
Dorothy Bowers (05/20/11)
Dorothy Bowers, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorris Ewing (05/20/11)
Dorris J. Ewing, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 16, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. James AME Church, with Debbie Thornton officiating. Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill., is in charge of arrangements...
Theresa Moore (05/20/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Theresa U. Moore, 81, of Perryville died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Lela Whitener (05/20/11)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Lela Faye Easley Whitener, 80, of Marquand passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 18, 2011. She was born July 9, 1930, in Talent, Mo., to George and Florence Moore Easley. She was married to the love of her life, William "Bill Sam" Whitener, on Jan. 22, 1949. He preceded her in death Aug. 6, 2006...
Jim Baltz (05/20/11)
POCAHONTAS, Ark. -- Jim Baltz, 76, of Pocahontas passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Sept. 8, 1934, in Pocahontas, to John and Gaye Baltz. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Bernadette Lemmon and Helen Cox...
Robert Rantz (05/20/11)
Robert James Rantz, 76, of Millersville died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Nov. 8, 1934, in St. Louis, to Michael August and Matilda Marie Folger Rantz. He was married to Sharon L. Disano May 14, 1960. Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958...
Wilma Bridges (05/20/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Wilma Margaret Dodd Bridges, 79, of Tamms passed away Thursday, May 19, 2011, at her home. She was born May 16, 1932, at Granite City, Ill., daughter of the late Raphael Gray "Jack" and Myrtha Clyde Brasher Dodd. Wilma was a member of Elco Baptist Church, WMU Training Group, Sunday school class, and Cub Scout leader. ...
Steven Gum (05/20/11)
Steven Lee Gum, 42, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at his home. He was born May 25, 1968, in Cape Girardeau, to Robert and Glenda Wells Gum. Steven was a graduate of Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He did graduate work at Southeast in biology...
Ray Wagoner (05/20/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Ray "Butch" Wagoner, 64, of Oran died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at the family home. He was born Sept. 12, 1946, in Painton, Mo., to the late Donald and Hortense Shores Wagoner. Wagoner was a retired self-employed construction worker...
Claranelle Sykes (05/19/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Claranelle Sykes, 95, of Denton, Texas, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Presbyterian Hospital in Denton. She is formerly of Cairo and Dongola, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Dongola is in charge of arrangements.
Roger Henderson (05/19/11)
Roger Dale Henderson, 63, of Scott City died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 15, 1948, in Anna, Ill., to Raymond and Jean Ivern Morris Henderson. He married Leann Marie Miller on April 27, 2002, in Makanda, Ill...
James Givens (05/19/11)
FROHNA, Mo. -- James Rodney Givens, 76, of Frohna died Monday, May 16, 2011, at his home. Known to many as "Jim" or "Rod," he was born May 26, 1934, in Allenville to Martha Jane Morrison and Edward W. Givens. He and Charlotte Marrs were married Nov. 14, 1957...
Coy Eakins (05/19/11)
Coy Eakins, 88, formerly of Burfordville, passed away peacefully Monday, May 16, 2011, at his daughter's home in Jackson, where he had lived the past seven years. He was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Burfordville to Erm and Pansy Howard Eakins. After knowing each other only four months, Coy and Mary Virginia Moreland eloped Nov. 24, 1948, and would have been married 63 years this fall...
William East (05/19/11)
William Franklin "Bill" East, 78, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Monday, May 16, 2011, one day shy of his 59th wedding anniversary, at Southeast Hospital, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 14, 1932, in Mount Vernon, Ill., to John Jefferson and Aurelia Young East Sr...
Lola Engleman (05/19/11)
Lola J. Engleman, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 14, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. Private burial will be in Lexington, Va. Announcement by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Paul Stiff (05/18/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Paul Harold Stiff, 84, of Tamms passed away Monday, May 16, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Miller City, Ill., son of the late Edward Stiff and Pearl Davis Stiff. Stiff was a retired construction laborer and a 63-year member of Laborers Union Local 773 of Marion, Ill. He was of the Pentecost belief...
William Lynch Jr. (05/18/11)
William "Ben" Lynch Jr., 87, of Little Rock, Ark., passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, at Arkansas Hospice Care Center. He was born Jan. 31, 1924, in Atkins, to William B. and Ida Fronabarger Lynch Sr. He was a member of Bells Chapel United Methodist Church...
John Finn (05/18/11)
DE SOTO, Mo. -- John Thomas Finn, 57, of De Soto passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born July 8, 1953, in Bloomfield, Mo., son of Alvin and Virginia Haynie Finn. Survivors include his wife, Cherie Woods Finn; a son, Jacob Finn and wife Erin of St. ...
Herbert Mirly (05/18/11)
Herbert H. Mirly, 92, of Charlotte, N.C., faithful servant of the Lord Jesus Christ, is now before the throne of God. He went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 17, 2011. Mirly was born in Oak Ridge on Dec. 21, 1918, one of 12 children. After sensing a call to the pastoral ministry, he attended St. Paul's College at Concordia, Mo., where he met Dolores Wilkens. From there he went to Concordia Seminary in St. Louis to complete his theological training, and graduated in 1945...
Erna Schuessler (05/18/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Erna Lina Amanda Schuessler, 94, of Perryville died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born at Point Rest, Mo., Aug. 11, 1916, daughter of Henry D. and Mary Stelling Hadler. She and Erwin E. Schuessler were married Sept. 25, 1938. He preceded her in death July 25, 1986...
Rebecca Shackelford (05/18/11)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Rebecca "Becky" Shackelford, 57, of Ste. Genevieve, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, May 16, 2011, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste Genevieve. She was born Sept. 7, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to Russell Harris and Mona Alberta Gregory Hill...
Barbara Dunbar (05/18/11)
Barbara Dunbar, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 16, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Funeral service will be private. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Coy Eakins (05/18/11)
Coy Eakins, 88, formerly of Burfordville, died Monday, May 16, 2011, at the home of a daughter in Jackson. 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 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Robert Rantz (05/17/11)
Robert J. Rantz, 76, of Millersville died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Monticello House in Jackson. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Sequoyah Colbert (05/17/11)
BENTON, Mo. — Sequoyah Colbert, 79, of Benton died Saturday, May 14, 2011, at his home. There is no service. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Benton is in charge of arrangements.
William East (05/17/11)
William F. "Bill" East, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 16, 2011, at South- east Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Norma Felty (05/17/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Norma Felty, 82, of Chaffee died Monday, May 16, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 10, 1928, in Advance, Mo., to Benjamin Franklin and Lina Carolina Cato Brown. She married Marvin Dale Felty Sept. 9, 1947. He preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1984...
Truman Clippard (05/17/11)
Truman Eugene "Gene" Clippard, 82, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011, in Florida. His wife of 15 years, Shirley, preceded him in death in February 2010. He was born Aug. 28, 1928, near Jackson, to Truman and Ellen Abernathy Clippard. He was a graduate of Jackson High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Margaret Haslauer (05/17/11)
Margaret Jane Hood Haslauer, 90, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau. She resided in Cairo, Ill., most of her adult life. She was born Aug. 7, 1920, in Mound City, Ill., to Judge and Mrs. Fred Hood. She was valedictorian of the 1938 graduating class of Mound City High School. She and William H. Haslauer were married Oct. 15, 1938, in New Madrid, Mo., by Judge Phillips. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1988...
Robin Pettit (05/17/11)
Robin Ruth Pettit, 53, of Jackson died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at her home. She was born July 24, 1957, in Chicago, to Robert Clinton and Lorine Adams Crigger. Robin worked as a certified nurse assistant at Heartland Care and Rehab. Survivors include three sons, Henry Titchenell of Kansas City, Mo., Jeremiah Pulliam and Cody Pulliam; a daughter, Laurie Titchenell; three brothers, Gary and Eric R. Crigger of Jackson, Steve Crigger of Fayetteville, N.C.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Carol Cronkrite (05/17/11)
Carol Fay Cronkrite, 75, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at her home, with her husband at her side. She was born Dec. 25, 1935, in West Union, Iowa, daughter of Harlow Fay and Irma Johns Jacobs. She and Dale H. Cronkrite were married Aug. 15, 1970, in Rockford, Ill...
Lucas Elfrink (05/17/11)
Lucas Matthew Elfrink, 22, of Jackson died Sunday, May 15, 2011. He was born Nov. 28, 1988, in Cape Girardeau, son of Kenny and Brenda Fowler Elfrink. Lucas was a 2008 graduate of Jackson High School and was employed with Workforce. He is survived by his parents of Jackson; a brother, Brandon Elfrink of Jackson; a sister, Bethany Elfrink of Springfield, Mo.; and maternal grandparents, Raymond and Mary Fowler of Marble Hill, Mo...
Mary Gantt (05/17/11)
Mary Elizabeth "Beckie" Gantt, 49, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born June 12, 1961, in Albany, Ga., to James Carlton "J.C." and Sara Elizabeth Gandy. She and David W. Gantt were married Aug. 12, 1978, in Albany...
Burley Pruett (05/17/11)
Capt. Burley Fenton Pruett, 85, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with his family at his side. He was born Jan. 24, 1926 in Cardwell, Mo., to Burley William and Donna Ann Bolin Pruett. He and Margaret A. "Peggy" Roddy were married Dec. 2, 1968, at Framingham, Mass. She preceded him in death on July 29, 2006...
Robin Pettit (05/16/11)
Robin Pettit, 54, of Jackson, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Gannt (05/16/11)
Mary Elizabeth "Beckie" Gantt, 49, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Ruth Allen (05/16/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruth Allen, 64, died Friday at Union County Hospital in Anna. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Charles Allen officiating...
Dewayne Brown (05/16/11)
Dewayne Brown, 64, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, May 13, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born April 28, 1947 in New Madrid County, Mo., to Bennie Francis and Nora Francis Brown. He and Sandra Lufcy Brown were married June 19, 1971 in Cape Girardeau...
Bennie Brown (05/15/11)
Bennie Dewayne Brown, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 13, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Frank Townsend officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Robbie Wright (05/15/11)
Robbie Faye Wright, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 13, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1927, in Savannah, Tenn., to Morris and Ethel Mae Caperton Wolford. She and William E. Wright were married Aug. 4, 1956, at Jackson. Robbie was the food manager for F.W. Woolworth Co. in Cape Girardeau. She retired in 1992...
Mary Sweet (05/15/11)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Mary Louise Maxwell Sweet, 73, of Bertrand died Friday, May 13, 2011, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Sept. 15, 1937, at Sikeston, Mo., to the late Loren and Ora Morehead Maxwell, she had lived in Scott and Mississippi counties her entire life. ...
Ralph Phillips (05/15/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ralph Eugene Phillips, 65, of Tamms, formerly of Thebes, Ill., passed away at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2011, at his residence. Ralph was born June 27, 1945, at Thebes, son of the late Jesse Phillips and Anna (Wilson) Phillips. Ralph was a member of the Crusaders for Christ Church in Mounds, Ill., a member of the NAR and a retired farmer...
Marjorie Simpson (05/15/11)
Marjorie Jean Simpson, 85, of Old Appleton died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Sandoval, Ill., to Clarence and Gertrude Goodwin Bowen. She and Morris R. Simpson were married Nov. 29, 1945, at Centralia, Ill. He preceded her in death July 20, 1997...
Larry Sanguinett (05/14/11)
Larry Sanguinett, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born April 25, 1930, in St. Louis, to George and Catherine Bruenger Sanguinett. Sanguinett served honorably in the U.S. Army from August 1951 to May 1953. His awards include a Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Campaign Star, a UN Service Medal and two Overseas Service Bars...
Gary Miller (05/14/11)
Gary Lloyd Miller, 65, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died suddenly Wednesday, May 4, 2011, on his way to choir practice. He was born Oct. 25, 1945, in Topeka, Kan., son of Lloyd W. "Bing" and Neva E. Miller. He married Mary Van Hoet in 1979 in Ann Arbor, Mich...
Shirley Gill (05/14/11)
Shirley Arlene Gill, 74, of Jackson died Friday, May 13, 2011, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born March 3, 1937, in Jackson, to Edmond M. and Emilia I. Meyr Haertling. Shirley graduated from Jackson High School. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. Shirley had worked at Jackson Hosiery Mill and at LeeRowan in Jackson...
Gregory Hanson (05/14/11)
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- Gregory Scott Hanson, 58, of Murphysboro died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. He was born June 29, 1952, in Robinson, Ill., son to Harry Don and Lois E. Elliott Hanson. He was united in marriage to Paula LeForge April 27, 1984, in Murphysboro...
Doyle Webb (05/14/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Doyle Elmer "Dodgie" Webb, 59, of Marble Hill died Friday, May 13, 2011, at Diana's Boarding Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Diana Cook officiating. Burial will be in Leslie Ridge Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Robert Paillard (05/14/11)
PATTON, Mo. -- Robert Paillard, 89, of Patton died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown, Mo. Visitation will be from noon to service time today at Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jason Henson officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery near Patton...
Brett Thomas (05/13/11)
Brett Epps Thomas, 43, of Charleston, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Sunday at Bowden Civic Center in Charleston. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the center...
Marjorie Simpson (05/13/11)
Marjorie Jean Simpson, 85, of Old Appleton died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Bryant Rodgers (05/13/11)
Bryant Rodgers, 70, of Jackson died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from noon to service time today at Bowden Civic Center in Charleston, Mo. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at the center. Williams Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements...
Shirley Chalk (05/13/11)
PATTON, Mo. -- Shirley Yvonne Chalk, 76, of Patton passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Claru Deville Nursing Home in Fredericktown, Mo. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Open Door Tabernacle in Fredericktown. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Beyond the Open Door Cemetery...
Charles Walker (05/13/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Charles Ray Walker, 76, of Benton died Friday, April 29, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 23, 1934, in Paden, Okla., son of Floyd and Alice Walker. Walker was the beloved husband of Dorothy Kirkpatrick Walker and the late Shirley Ann Golightly Walker; dear father of Thomas (Tonia) Walker, Roy (Diane Dunlap) Walker, Mike (Donna) Walker, Troy (Diane) Walker; stepfather of Laura Pridemore; dear grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend to many.. ...
Lydia Yount (05/13/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lydia Kathleen Upchurch Yount, 80, of St. Louis passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 11, 1931, at Marble Hill, daughter of Ralph Edgar and Rada Ellen Thomason Upchurch. Yount had worked as a secretary for Wideman & Associates and was a member of Geyer Road Baptist Church...
Evelyn Byrd (05/13/11)
Evelyn R. Byrd, 84, of Jackson passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Monticello House, where she had lived the past six years. She was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Jackson, to Arlus J. and Mabel L. Talley Seabaugh. She was a 1944 graduate of Jackson High School. She and Johnny Byrd were married Aug. 21, 1944, at First Baptist Church in Jackson. He passed away Feb. 20, 2000...
William Petrek (05/12/11)
NORTHFIELD, Minn. -- William Joseph "Bill" Petrek, 83, died peacefully Saturday, May 7, 2011, at his home in Northfield, in the company of family and friends. William was born Feb. 26, 1928, in Arcadia, Wis. He received a bachelor's degree from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., a master's degree in theology from The North American College in Rome, and a doctorate in philosophy from the Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium...
Agnes Wipfler (05/12/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Agnes Wipfler, 94, of Oran died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Feb. 6, 1917, in Oran, to the late John Henry and Flora Bertha Kohm Wipfler. Wipfler was a machine operator at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee. She was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church, St. Ann Sodality and Oran Senior Citizens...
Joshua Busche (05/12/11)
Joshua Wayne Busche, 25, of Jackson died Monday, May 9, 2011, at his home. He was born April 18, 1986, in Cape Girardeau, to Ron Wayne and Lisa Kay McMillan Busche. Joshua was a graduate of Jackson High School. He was a salesperson for J.C. Penney and Kohl's department store. He had also sold insurance for Western and Southern. He was a member of Cape First...
Duane Buchanan (05/11/11)
POTOSI, Mo. -- Duane "Buck" Buchanan, 59, of Potosi died Friday, April 29, 2011, at his home. He was born May 15, 1951, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of E.A. "Buck" and Mary Glenelea Clyburn Buchanan. He and Virginia "Gina" Samules were married June 7, 1975, in St. Louis. This union was blessed with two children...
Charlotte Petry (05/11/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Charlotte L. Petry, 79, of McClure died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 27, 1931, in St. Louis, daughter of John and Dorothy Edster Mueller. She and Ted Petry were married Aug. 27, 1957, in St. Louis. He died May 14, 1985...
Joshua Busche (05/11/11)
Joshua Wayne Busche, 25, of Jackson died Monday, May 9, 2011, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jewell Gordon (05/11/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jewell Gordon, 78, of Chaffee left this world to meet her heavenly father, surrounded by the love of her husband and family at her side. She was born Oct. 21, 1932, in Senath, Mo., to Z.T. and Valley Mae Winberry Kelley. Jewell was an avid bingo player and loved to travel. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Ladies VFW Auxiliary, Ladies American Legion Auxiliary and Country CB Club...
Roy Nanney (05/11/11)
Roy Edward Nanney, 71, of Jackson died Monday, May 9, 2011, at Jackson Manor. He was born Sept. 30, 1939, in Jackson, to Lester Roy and Bessie Gladys Masters Nanney. Roy worked in production at Atlas Plastics, now Spartech, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include a son, Bruce Nanney; a daughter, Brenda Parker; and a brother, Bob Nanney, all of Jackson; four grandchildren, Ricky, Deanna, Beverly and Bobby; and three great-grandchildren, Olivia, Kevin and Savannah...
Dorothy Oberndorfer (05/11/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Dorothy Jane Oberndorfer, 80, of St. Louis passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011, at her home. Dorothy was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Old Appleton, youngest of eight children to Oscar and Helen Meyer Dambach. Beloved wife of 62 years to Marvin T. ...
Lawrence Meier (05/11/11)
Lawrence Meier, 93, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 22, 1917, in Jackson, son of Fredrick Adolf and Louise Fisher Meier. He and Doris E. Hupp were married Nov. 1, 1947. Lawrence attended the former Tilsit and Sandy Ridge Grade Schools...
Leslie Eagle (05/11/11)
Leslie George Eagle, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 4, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, to Leo James and Myrtle Eva Harris Eagle. He attended St. Mary's Grade School and St. Mary's High School and was a graduate of Central High School. He and Esther Dorothy "Doris" Fornkohl were married Oct. 24, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. She died Aug. 2, 1998...
Janet Priest (05/11/11)
Janet Alyene Priest, 50, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, in Evansville, Ind., following a long battle with cancer. She was born July 22, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Clarence and Stella Miller Headrick. She and Charlie Priest were married in 1976 in Cape Girardeau...
Henry Griner (05/10/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Henry A. Griner, 72, of Perryville died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at his home. He served 25 years in the U.S. Navy. Private services were held. Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville provided the arrangements.
Jewell Gordon (05/10/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jewell Gordon, 78, of Chaffee died Monday, May 9, 2011, at the family home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Lucille Ford (05/10/11)
Lucille Ford, 86, of Jackson died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. A celebration of life memorial service will be at 11 a.m. June 25 at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A full obituary will be posted at a later date...
Charles Marshall (05/10/11)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Charles R. Marshall, 67, of Charleston, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, April 29, 2011, at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. There is no visitation. Graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City, Ill., with Robert D. McCoy officiating. Military honors will be conducted by area veterans organizations and the U.S. Army...
Leslie Eagle (05/10/11)
Leslie George Eagle, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Parish prayers will be at 7...
Roy Nanney (05/10/11)
Roy Edward Nanney, 71, of Jackson died Monday, May 9, 2011, at Jackson Manor. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with burial in Lessley Ridge Cemetery in Bollinger County...
Steven Mungle (05/10/11)
PATTON, Mo. -- Steven Lee Mungle, 43, of Patton passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011. He was born April 15, 1968, in Perryville, Mo., son of Harry Edward and Rosa Lee Webb Mungle. Mungle worked for Nip Kelly Construction Co. Survivors include his father, Harry of Fredericktown, Mo.; his fiancee and her daughter, Cindy and Sonnie Willis of Perryville; eight brothers, Gary Mungle of Dennison, Texas, Paul, Kenneth and Robert Mungle, all of Patton, and Michael, Larry, Jeff and Edward Mungle of Sedgewickville, Mo.; three sisters, Katherine Nettles and Karen Mungle of Sedgewickville and Sharon Eftink of Marble Hill, Mo.. ...
Etheleen Crider (05/10/11)
Etheleen D. Crider, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 24, 1921, in Advance, Mo., to James and Mattie Nothdurft Dunning. She and Harold N. "Hal" Crider were married March 28, 1968, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her May 2, 1991...
Lucille Schneider (05/10/11)
Lucille Mildred Schneider, 78, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 22, 1932, in Shawneetown, daughter of Edwin B. and Frieda S. Wachter Schneider. Lucille was a 1951 graduate of Jackson High School. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Shawneetown. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson and the church choir. Lucille volunteered at the St. Paul Church and School library...
Dorothy Vaughn (05/10/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Dorothy M. Vaughn, 80, of Olive Branch died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 22, 1930, in Barlow, Ky., daughter of Chester B. and Elsie May Rollins De Weese. She married Frank Vaughn Sept. 6, 1947, in Harrisburg, Ill. He preceded her in death Nov. 3, 1999...
Betty Adams (05/10/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Betty J. Adams, 59, of Perryville died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at her home. She was born May 31, 1951, in Perry County, Mo., to Herbert and Myrtle Bohnert Baer. Adams had worked at Prince Gardner. She was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include her mother, Myrtle Baer; a son, Doug Hahn; a daughter, Kelly Hahn, all of Perryville; and seven grandchildren...
Marsha West (05/10/11)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Marsha Renee West, 42, of Zalma passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, at her home. She was born Feb. 13, 1969, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Larry P. and Anna J. Fish VanGennip. Marsha had been a registered nurse at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, for home health care. She was a member of Brush Creek Missionary Baptist Church...
Samuel Vinyard (05/10/11)
Samuel C. Vinyard, 90, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, at his home in Jackson. He was born Aug. 31, 1920, in Jackson, to Charles and Mary Louise Steimle Vinyard. He and Nora Marie Niswonger were married July 18, 1942, at First Baptist Church in St. Louis. They were blessed with three wonderful children...
Dorothy Oberndorfer (05/10/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Dorothy Jane Oberndorfer, 80, of St. Louis passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011, at her home. Dorothy was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Old Appleton, youngest of eight children to Oscar and Helen Meyer Dambach. Beloved wife of 62 years to Marvin T. ...
Mary McBride (05/10/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Stanley McBride, 90, of Perryville, Mo., formerly of Chaffee, died Monday, May 9, 2011, at Perry Oaks Rehabilitation Center in Perryville. She was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, to Marshall and Nellie Johnson Stanley. She married Harry Calvin McBride March 10, 1956. He preceded her in death Jan. 12, 1990...
Harold Miller (05/09/11)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Harold J. Miller, 68, of Ullin, Ill., formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, May 6, 2011, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, until service time at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge...
Etheleen Crider (05/09/11)
Etheleen D. Crider, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
June Hope (05/09/11)
POCAHONTAS, Mo. -- June Edith Hope, 92, of Pocahontas died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 14, 1918, in Seventy-Six, Mo. to William Nellis and Carrie Edith Smith Barber. She was married to Robert J. Hope on Feb. 21, 1946 at Apple Creek Presbyterian Church of Pocahontas. He died March 13, 2002...
Mary Margherio (05/09/11)
METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Mary Lou Margherio, 84 of Metropolis passed away at her home Saturday, May 7, 2011 with her family by her side. She was born in Springfield, Ohio, to Van and Jenny Mueller Rider on April 11, 1927. Mary Lou was an avid reader, golfer, loved to travel and was a fabulous cook. ...
Mary Jo Westrich (05/08/11)
Mary Jo Westrich, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 6, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1933 in Thebes, Ill., the daughter of Merlin C. and Mary C. Roberts Willett. She and Walter Westrich were married Oct. 27, 1958, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death June 18, 2010...
Sam Vinyard (05/08/11)
Sam Vinyard, 90, of Jackson died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Lucille Ford (05/08/11)
Lucille Ford, 87, of Jackson died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Clara Sitzes (05/08/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Clara Charlene Sitzes, 87, of Kokomo, Ind., and formerly of Glenallen, Mo., died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the Fairmont Nursing Home in Kokomo. She was born Nov. 17, 1923 in Carryville, Ark., daughter of William Harvey and Nellie Smith Simmons. She and Willard "Jim" Leo Sitzes were united in marriage Dec. 14, 1942. He passed away Sept. 11, 2008...
Joseph Keen (05/07/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Joseph Charles Keen, 84, of Benton died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at his home. He was born April 6, 1927, at Charleston, Mo., to Alvin and Clara M. Menz Keen. Keen served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, from June 1941 until his honorable discharge in June 1944. He was a seaman second class and earned the Bronze Star...
Sister Elaine Georger (05/07/11)
KELSO, Mo. -- Sister Elaine Georger, 87, a member of the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Franciscan Woods Nursing Home in Brookfield, Wis. She was born in 1924 at Kelso. Georger is survived by a sister, Mariana Georger...
William Beussink (05/07/11)
William John "Bill" Beussink, 86, of Jackson passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011, at his home. He was born April 5, 1925, in Leopold, Mo., to Anthony John and Mary Cecelia Arnzen Beussink. Bill was married to Roxie J. Stroder May 3, 1949. She died Aug. 3, 1994...
Joseph Keen (05/06/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Joseph Charles Keen, 84, of Benton died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Gary Miller (05/06/11)
Gary Lloyd Miller, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Julius Hackney (05/06/11)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Julius Jamaal Hackney, 28, of Oklahoma City, formerly of Mound City, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill...
Carol Cronkrite (05/06/11)
Carol Fay Cronkrite, 75, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at her home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rosilda Calliotte (05/06/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rosilda M. Calliotte, 89, of Perryville died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday in the Gathering Space of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville...
Norma Glenn (05/06/11)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Norma J. Glenn, 90, of Mound City died Wednesday afternoon, May 4, 2011, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. She was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Villa Ridge, Ill., the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Dowdy Osborne...
L.D. Davis (05/06/11)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- L.D. Davis, 84, lifelong resident and prominent businessman of East Prairie, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 1, 1927, in Mississippi County, to Lillard Dee and Clara Thrower Davis. He and Charlene Conn were married March 26, 1950, at Nelson United Methodist Church in East Prairie...
John Seabaugh (05/06/11)
John W. Seabaugh, 87, of Millersville passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 26, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, to Garrett A. and Emma Mae Bollinger Seabaugh. He and Lorene Behrle were married April 11, 1976...
Virgil Shuls (05/06/11)
Virgil Bennie "Ben" Shuls, 68, of Whitewater died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 11, 1942, in Delta, to Virgil N. Shuls and Druscilla Lesch Moulle. He and Betty Rhodes were married May 5, 1961, at Delta. Shuls was a 27-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in the Vietnam War. He was a Boy Scout leader many years. He was a member of Carpenters Union 1839 in St. Louis, and past president of the Lions Club of Gray Summit, Mo...
Margie Henson (05/05/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Margie Marie Henson, 81, of Anna died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Anna Rehab and Care Center. Visitation will be from noon until service time Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Neace officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Virgil Shuls (05/05/11)
Virgil B. Shuls, 68, of Whitewater died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Daniel Balsmann (05/05/11)
Daniel W. Balsmann, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Dec. 21, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to William L. and Edna L. Frizzell Balsmann. He and Cindy Curtis were married June 28, 2003, at Eminence, Mo. Daniel was a member of the Elks Lodge in Cape Girardeau and was owner of Dan Balsmann Painting. He was of the Catholic faith...
Reva Kaufman (05/05/11)
PEKIN, Ill. -- Reva E. "Toots" Kaufman, 81, of Pekin passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at Pekin Hospital. She was born June 4, 1929, in McClure, Ill., to John and Lena Mainer Colyer. She married James Albert "Pepper" Kaufman on Sept. 16, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2002...
Linda Hale (05/05/11)
Linda Lou Hale, 61, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born Aug. 23, 1949, in Southeast Missouri, daughter of Lucille Smith-Singleton and Lloyd B. Moss. Linda attended Trinity Lutheran Grade School and Central High School. She completed respiratory therapy training in 1981 at the Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center...
William Simmons (05/05/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- William A. Simmons, 78, of McClure died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 5, 1932, in Gale, Ill., to William Roy and Ida Corzine Simmons. He and Willa May Wright were married Dec. 17, 1981, in Cape Girardeau...
William Simmons (05/04/11)
McCLURE, Ill. -- William "Bill" Simmons, 78, of McClure died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thearl Glastetter (05/04/11)
Thearl Lee Glastetter, 84, of Scott City died Monday, May 2, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 6, 1926, in Decatur County, Tenn., to Bird and Birdie Cottrell Hill. She married Harbert Moore on April 4, 1944. He preceded her in death Aug. 17, 1965. She later married Linus Leo Glastetter on Aug. 31, 1968, in Benton, Mo. He preceded her Nov. 3, 2010...
Dianne Fiedler (05/03/11)
Dianne L. Fiedler, 66, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011, at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1945, in Norfolk, Va., daughter of Robert Roland and Mildred Elizabeth Hayes Daudel. She and Ronald Wayne Fiedler were married Jan. 9, 1982. Dianne worked 20 years at Avery-Dennison in California. She was computer savvy and actively involved in administration with Undernet...
Thearl Glastetter (05/03/11)
Thearl Glastetter, 84, of Scott City died Monday, May 2, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Daniel Balsmann (05/03/11)
Daniel W. Balsmann, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Keith Heinrich (05/03/11)
Keith C. Heinrich, 59, of Nevada, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born April 2, 1952, in Oak Park, Ill., son of Clifford and Shirley Brach Heinrich. Heinrich grew up in Bensonville and Elmhurst, Ill., and was a graduate of Tioga High School. He later graduated from DeKalb University in DeKalb, Ill...
Jerome Welter (05/03/11)
Jerome A. Welter, 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. He was born April 9, 1926, in Kelso, Mo., to Joe and Theresa Huering Welter. He and Evelyn Sample were married Jan. 14, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Linda Steward (05/03/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Linda Boyce Steward, 73, died Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Charles H. "Charlie" and M. Lucile "Lucy" Green Boyce of Sikeston. She graduated from Sikeston High School in 1955 and from SMU in Dallas in 1959...
Dawson Travis (05/02/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dawson Leon Travis, infant son of Amy Lynn Travis of Cairo, died Friday, April 29, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill...
Mildred Liles (05/02/11)
ANNA, Ill. — Mildred Liles, 77, died at 4:45 p.m. Sunday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
Jerome Welter (05/02/11)
Jerome A. Welter, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. Mark Anderson officiating...
Stephen Woods (05/02/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Stephen Wayne Woods, 61, of Sikeston died at 8:35 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at his residence following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 1, 1949, in Cape Girardeau to the late James Stanly Woods, who preceded him in death Feb. 11, 2011, and his mother Maxine Marie Jenkins Woods, who survives in Sikeston...
Sarah Wehmeyer (05/02/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Sarah Ann "Sally" Wehmeyer, 91, of Chaffee passed away Sunday morning, May 1, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 9, 1920 to the late William E. and Catherine Burk Snead. Due to her mother passing away while Sally was an infant, she was adopted by her aunt Ruth Snead and O.H. Ballard...
Shorty Raines (05/01/11)
Norman Edward "Shorty" Raines, 77, of Scott City passed away Friday, April 29, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1933, in Scott City (Illmo) to Frank and Pauline Leible Raines. He and Betty Louise Burger were married July 11, 1953, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso...
Alice Manes (05/01/11)
Alice Thyr Manes, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1919, in Kansas City, Mo., to David E. and Frances E. Swedlund Thyr. She and Stone Manes were married Nov. 25, 1979, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Beaumont, Texas...