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Obituaries from October 2011

Helen Ebbert (10/31/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Helen Ebbert, 89, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Cairo, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo, with the Rev. John Agbasiere and the Rev. Jerome Fortenberry as celebrants. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Connie Watkins (10/31/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Connie Kaye Watkins, 56, of Oran died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 6, 1955, in Leslie, Ark., to J. D. and Thelma Tester Hilton. She was raised by Larry and Florence Taylor. She married Junior Watkins on June 7, 1971, in Oran...
Marjorie Moonier (10/30/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marjorie A. Moonier, 80, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born July 7, 1931, in Silver Lake, Mo., to Louis and Rhoda Loberg Hahn. She and Elvin "Happy" Moonier were married May 8, 1948. He preceded her in death Aug. 24, 2006...
Billy Ritter (10/30/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Billy Jim Ritter, 62, of Benton died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at his home. He was born July 1, 1949, in Porterville, Calif., to the late James David and Edith Lucille Gabbard Ritter. He and Marilyn Reeves were married Jan. 7, 1969, and she survives...
Raymond Sauer (10/30/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Raymond A. Sauer, 83, of Perryville died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born July 15, 1928, in Apple Creek, Mo., son of August Joseph and Clara Zoellner Sauer. He and Evelyn Elizabeth Schumer were married Aug. 25, 1951. She survives in Perryville...
Robert Case Jr. (10/30/11)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Robert Case Sr., 78, of Walnut Hill, Ill., was born Oct. 12, 1933, at Bell City, the son of Arnold and Bessie Mae Whittley Case, and passed away Oct. 27, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Ill. Visitation will held 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance, Mo...
Gina Kuehn (10/30/11)
Gina S. Kuehn, 45, of Altenburg, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 8, 1966, daughter of Ed and Claudine Revelle Hess. She and Jim Kuehn were married July 30, 1994...
Michael Milliano (10/30/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Michael "Monk" Milliano, 56, of St. Louis, formerly of Perryville, died Oct. 26, 2011, in St. Louis. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until time of service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The Rev. Milton Ryan will officiate...
Margaret Chase (10/30/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Margaret Louise Chase, 97, of Chaffee died Oct. 29, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Christine Garner (10/30/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Christine Wheeler Garner, 56, of Mounds died Friday evening, Oct. 28, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 29, 1954, in Cairo, Ill., the daughter of the late Matthew Edward and Gladys Ruth Terry Wheeler...
Joyce Omohundro (10/30/11)
Joyce Beatty Omohundro, 81, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Audrain County Hospital. She was born Sept. 29, 1930, in West Portal, N.J., daughter of Thomas and Myrtle Sexton Beatty. She and Thomas Jackson Omohundro Sr. were married July 11, 1948, in West Portal...
Russell Masterson (10/29/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Russell P. "Bat" Masterson Sr., 72, of Marble Hill passed away Oct. 27, 2011, at his residence. He was born Sept. 28, 1939, in Senath, Mo., the son of Daniel T. and Ida Lewis Masterson. He and Wilma Bennett were united in marriage April 19, 2003...
Gina Kuehn (10/28/11)
Gina Kuehn, 45, of Altenburg, Mo., died Wednesday Oct 26, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Evelyn Foster (10/28/11)
M. Evelyn Foster, 84, of Scott City passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at the home of a daughter. She was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Lick Creek, Ill., daughter of Arthur and Katherine Hall Meyer. She and Rolly H.H. Foster were married Dec. 19, 1951, in Beloit, Kan. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 1981...
Wilma Vosburgh (10/28/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Wilma G. Vosburgh, 92, of Anna died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Home in Herrin, Ill. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Makanda, Ill...
Louis Schlamer (10/28/11)
THEBES, Ill. -- Louis Lloyd Schlamer, 94, of Thebes died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. He was born Sept. 21, 1917, in Cache, Ill., to Emile and Jennie Hewitt Schlamer. He and Thelma Pauline Foster were married May 26, 1943, at Charleston, Mo., making it a union of 68 years...
Rev. F.M. Speakman (10/28/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- The Rev. F.M. Speakman, 88, of Mounds died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. He was born May 29, 1923, in Leoma, Tenn., son of Francis Marion and Emily Cordelia King Speakman. He married Bess Crane on Aug. 21, 1949...
Bobby Nesler (10/28/11)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Bobby Dale Nesler, 71, of Bell City passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 4, 1940, in Manila, Ark., son of Henry and Mary Blair Nesler. He and Janet Cossou were married Dec. 31, 1976, in Bell City...
Maxine Deimund (10/28/11)
Maxine Deimund, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Jan. 14, 1913, in Tilsit, to Alice Masters and Silas VanBuren Crump. She was the eighth child of nine and spent her early life in Tilsit. Maxine married Ray Ralph Deimund on May 11, 1930, in Jonesboro, Ill. They celebrated 54 years of marriage before her husband's death Oct. 6, 1984...
Bethany Johnson (10/27/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Bethany Nicole Johnson, 19, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, in Anna. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Gilbert Gee officiating. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery in Anna...
Evelyn Foster (10/27/11)
M. Evelyn Foster, 84, of Scott City passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at the home of a daughter. She was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Lick Creek, Ill., daughter of Arthur and Katherine Hall Meyer. She and Rolly H.H. Foster were married Dec. 19, 1951, in Beloit, Kan. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 1981...
Howard Jordan (10/27/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Howard L. "Pee-Wee" Jordan, 77, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to service time Saturday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 6 p.m. ...
Maxine Deimund (10/27/11)
Maxine Deimund, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Mike Shupert officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Lolline Daniels (10/27/11)
Lolline Daniels, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at St. James AME Church. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Rodney Moody officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Lloyd Francis (10/27/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lloyd Murry Francis, 95, of Advance passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Advance Nursing Center. He was born June 17, 1916, at Marble Hill, Mo., son of David Robert and Lillie Mae Murry Francis. He and Ruth Elizabeth Robins were married March 24, 1938, at Marble Hill...
Mildred Ladd (10/27/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mildred Ladd, 95, of Advance went to be with her heavenly father Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. She was born June 11, 1916, in Bollinger County, daughter of Ed and Sadie Shell Hendrix. She and Marcus Ladd were married Aug. 13, 1933. He preceded her in death Feb. 20, 2003...
Gary Forshee (10/27/11)
Gary L. Forshee, 63, of Barnhart, Mo., passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. He was born in De Soto, Mo., son of the late Chester and Pearl Richardson Forshee. Gary formerly worked for the city of Cape Girardeau as a foreman and then director of the sanitation division 17 years. He was currently director of sanitation with the city of Kirkwood, Mo...
Donald Ledbetter (10/27/11)
Donald Amos Ledbetter, 80, of Gordonville died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 14, 1931, in Ullin, Ill., to Amos Alfred and Elsie Margaret Curt Ledbetter. He and Edna Elwilda Bell were married in 1952. She died in December 1972. He then married Dena Joy Manewal on Feb. 9, 1973...
Jessiele Corvick (10/27/11)
Jessiele "Jessie" Bentley Corvick, 90, of Scott City and McLean, Va., died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 21, 1920, in Illmo, to Albert E. and Jessie Lee Barnes Bentley. She married William A. "Bill" Corvick Dec. 21, 1945, in Falls Church, Va. He preceded her in death Dec. 3, 1987...
Joseph O'Steen Jr. (10/27/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joseph R. O'Steen Jr., 80, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. He was born Jan. 6, 1931, in Waycross, Ga., son of the late Joseph R. and Lizzie Mae Courson O'Steen. He and Patricia Rumary were married June 9, 1956...
Howard Jordan (10/26/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Howard L. "Pee Wee" Jordan, 77, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Danny Peters (10/26/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Danny L. Peters, 60, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. to service time Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Don Estes officiating...
Glen Russell (10/26/11)
LICK CREEK, Ill. -- Glen Russell, 56, of Lick Creek, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home, with Wade Pritchett and Phillip Brown officiating. Interment will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery in Goreville, Ill...
Evelyn Foster (10/26/11)
Evelyn Foster, 84, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at the home of a daughter. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Lolline Daniels (10/26/11)
Lolline Daniels, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2011. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday at St. James AME Church. The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Rodney Moody officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Jennie Rastl (10/26/11)
Jennie Lee Rastl, 81, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 5, 1930, at Oriole, to Omar and Louise Jane Kinnard Abernathy. She and Gene Roy Rastl were married Nov. 19, 1948. He died Aug. 18, 2004...
Alma Bodenstein (10/26/11)
Alma D. Bodenstein, 89, of Gordonville passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 4, 1922, in Gordonville, daughter of William and Augusta Hanselman Nagel. She and Leo Albert Bodenstein were married April 25, 1943. He passed away Nov. 10, 1986...
Mavis Jagdharry (10/26/11)
Mavis Jagdharry, 74, of Scott City went to her heavenly home Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Ramsey Creek Village in Scott City. She was born May 12, 1937, in Guyana, South America. She and Cecil Jagdharry were married Dec. 12, 1955. He preceded her in death...
Elgin Davis II (10/26/11)
KIRKWOOD, Mo., -- Elgin Charles Davis II, 64, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at his home. He is the son of Jackson and Virginia Bledsoe Davis. A 1965 graduate of Sikeston High School, he studied at Memphis State University and Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Phyllis Marberry (10/26/11)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Phyllis Ann Marberry, 68, of East Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 6, 1943, in Thebes, Ill., to Clyde and Dorothy Fuller Dunn. She married James Marberry on May 26, 1960...
Lorene Frey (10/26/11)
Lorene Frey, 82, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. She was born March 17, 1929, near Catron, Mo., to Charles and Marcella Stephens Lawson. She and Joseph L. Frey were married Nov. 18, 1950. He preceded her in death Dec. 30, 2007...
Jerry Brantley (10/25/11)
Jerry P. Brantley, 75, of Millersville passed away Oct. 23, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1936, in Charter Oak, Mo., son of James Franklin and Essie Ethel Brantley. He and Virginia Marie Butler were married April 6, 1958. Jerry was a conductor with Cotton Belt and Southern Pacific Railroads, retiring in 1997. He was a founding member of Royal Rangers in Scott City; member of Royal Rangers of Marble Hill, Mo., UTU and Jackson Assembly of God Church...
Minnie Rollins (10/25/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Minnie Rollins, 98, of Cairo died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mound City National Cemetery, with Rev. J.L. Posey officiating...
Ray Archer (10/25/11)
Hubert Raymond Archer, 94, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 2, 1917, in Martinsburg, Mo., to Edward and Stella Brooks Hill Archer. After the death of his father Ray was raised by Shelby and Irene Simpson...
Shirley Hughes (10/25/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Shirley M. Hughes, 64, of Mounds died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. The service was held Saturday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Mounds, with G.W. White officiating. Burial was in Green Lawn Memorial Garden in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Mavis Jagdharry (10/25/11)
Mavis Jagdharry, 74, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Ramsey Creek Village in Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Iola Presser (10/25/11)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Mary Iola Presser, 94, of Bloomfield died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter, Mo. She was born May 26, 1917, in Monette, Ark., daughter of Stephen Albert and Lillie Demetra Stewart Pyland. She and Broadus Lee Presser were married March 28, 1942, in Monette. He died Feb. 16, 1995...
Floyd Underwood (10/25/11)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Floyd Robert "Sam" Underwood, 71, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Charleston Manor in Charleston. He was born Oct. 12, 1940, in Tacoma, Wash., son of Raymond and Lois Bennett Hill Underwood...
Kenneth McCraw (10/25/11)
Kenneth E. McCraw, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Life Care Center. He was born Dec. 2, 1950, in Paragould, Ark., to Alfred and Pauline Emery McCraw. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. McCraw is survived by his father and stepmother, Alfred and Lucille McCraw of Modeso, Calif...
Patricia Langston (10/25/11)
Patricia Joan Langston, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at her home. She was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Carter County, Mo., to William and Willa Kyle Campbell. She and Fred James Langston were married Dec. 2, 1964. He preceded her in death Dec. 20, 1998...
Bonnie Bess (10/25/11)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Bonnie Lee Bess, 91, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at her home. She was born April 22, 1920, in Clinton, Ark., daughter of J.O. and Maude Bowling Hunter. She was first married to George Eldon Boswell in 1937. He preceded her in death in 1963. She and Gerald M. Bess were married Dec. 24, 1968. He preceded her in death Dec. 13, 2007...
Gertrude Hacker (10/25/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gertrude Lillian Hacker, 96, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 6, 1915, in Brazeau, Mo., daughter of Phillip and Martha Bock Weinhold. She and Elmer Julius Hacker were married Nov. 23, 1941. He preceded her in death April 13, 1987...
Ray Archer (10/24/11)
Ray Archer, 94, of Jackson, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Frank Baker (10/24/11)
Frank A. Baker, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 24, 1950, in Tacoma, Wash., to Frank M. and Correne F. Beaudoin Baker. He and Debbie A. Wilson were married Sept. 21, 1991, in Las Vegas...
Paul Moore (10/24/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Paul F. Moore 70, of Perryville died Oct. 22, 2011, at his residence. He was born Jan. 20, 1941, in Perryville, son of the late Lloyd and Cordula Zoellner Moore. Mr. Moore was owner/operator of Shakertown Grocery, the trucking parts manager for Larry Schmidt and maintenance worker for Perry County School District No. =32...
Ivan Niswonger (10/24/11)
Ivan Lynn Niswonger, 75, of Scott City died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 7, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Roy Homer and Eula Lee Kesterson Niswonger. Ivan had worked as a machine operator at Florshiem Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Father's Arms Fellowship Church in Scott City...
Shelba Rees (10/22/11)
Shelba Jean Rees, 74, of Jackson left this earth to meet her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, with her family gathered around her. She was born July 2, 1937, in Gideon, Mo., to Kelzy Robert and Anna Bell Boyd Ham.?She and Carroll W. Rees were married Oct. 11, 1952, in Pocahontas, Ark....
Jerry Davis (10/22/11)
Jerry Isaac Davis, 74, of Scott City died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 17, 1937, in Fornfelt, to Cletis and Sadie Velma Nance Davis Sr. He and Linda Marie Steger were married May 20, 1967, in Scott City. Jerry was a heavy equipment operator with Local 513 IOUE...
LaVern Telle (10/22/11)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- LaVern S. Hughey Telle, 81, went to be with our Lord and Savior Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. She was born Nov. 28, 1929, in Altenburg, daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Darnstaedt Schmidt. She and Joseph Glenn Hughey were married Sept. 4, 1949. He preceded her in death Feb. 9, 1986. She then married Clinton Scotty Telle Aug. 1, 1998...
William Reed (10/22/11)
William Simpson Reed, 83, of Webster Groves, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. He was born Oct. 25, 1927, son of Oral Fletcher and Ada King Reed of Cape Girardeau. He was the grandson of Thomas Simpson and Mary Elizabeth Reed of Advance, Mo., and Dr. George Oscar and Mary Alice King of New Haven, Mo...
Forrest Davis (10/22/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Forrest Phillip Davis, 81, of Chaffee passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Lansing, Mich., son of Donald E. and Arjie Cobb Davis. He married S. Myrtle Thiesen Sept. 23, 1959...
Harlan Foster (10/22/11)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Harlan Foster, 80, of Puxico passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 8, 1931, in Pocahontas, Ark. He and Nora Launa Long were married Aug. 25, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death March 15, 1978...
Patricia Mueller (10/22/11)
Patricia J. Pratt Mueller, 80, of St. Louis died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Dammert Geriatric Center at the Shrine of the Lady of the Snows in Belleville, Ill. Family members were at her side. She was born Dec. 8, 1930, in St. Louis. She grew up in Cape Girardeau...
Bobby Hite (10/22/11)
Bobby J. Hite, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Aug. 28, 1931, in Cairo, Ill., son of Elston and Della Brown Hite. He and Martha Harrison were married July 29, 1951. She preceded him in death Oct. 26, 1999...
Dorothy Thieke (10/21/11)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Dorothy L. Thieke, 45, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at her home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Georgia Neibauer (10/21/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Georgia Halterman Neibauer, 99, of The Villages, Fla., died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at Homewood of Freedom Pointe at The Villages. She is formerly of Anna and Paducah, Ky. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Anna City Cemetery...
Dave Whiteside (10/21/11)
Dave Whiteside, 48, of Atlanta lost his courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Originally from Cape Girardeau, he is the son of Jay and Freda Whiteside. He was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He moved to Atlanta as an employee of Federal Express. An avid boater, Dave took great pleasure in spending free time with family and friends at his home and on his boat at Lake Lanier...
Dewey Shrum (10/21/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dewey E. Shrum, 92, of Perryville died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 10, 1918, in Perry County, Mo., son of Frank and May Loberg Shrum. He and Ella B. Buff were married Dec. 16, 1937...
William Reed (10/21/11)
William Simpson Reed, 83, of Webster Groves, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. He was born Oct. 25, 1927, son of Oral Fletcher and Ada King Reed of Cape Girardeau. He was the grandson of Thomas Simpson and Mary Elizabeth Reed of Advance, Mo., and Dr. George Oscar and Mary Alice King of New Haven, Mo...
Delbert Crowell (10/21/11)
Delbert C. Crowell, 86, of Jackson died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Jackson Manor. He was born March 13, 1925, in Wauneta, Neb., to Leo and Iva McMullun Crowell. He and Ruby A. Daniel were married Aug. 4, 1951, in Cape Girardeau. Delbert served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a navigator on a B-17 bomber...
Terry Jones (10/21/11)
Terry Joseph Jones, 54, of Park Hills, Mo., formerly of Jackson, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Pocahontas, Ill. He was born Jan. 24, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lynn Vanus and Dorothy Ruch Jones. Jones was a truck driver with Proffer Produce Co. in Park Hills...
Georgia Neibauer (10/20/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Georgia Halterman Neibauer, 99, of The Villages, Fla., died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at The Village Homewood at Freedom Pointe. She was formerly of Anna and Paducah, Ky. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Lindsay McConachie (10/20/11)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Lindsay E. McConachie, 65, of Columbia passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at University of Missouri Hospital. He was born to Eugene and Betty Sue Elmore McConachie on Sept. 13, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. Lindsay grew up in Charleston, Mo., and graduated from Charleston High School and Southeast Missouri State University...
Mary Slinkard (10/20/11)
Mary A. Slinkard, 75, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, to James and Iva Barnett Sisk. She and Ronnie Gene Slinkard were married Dec. 21, 1957, in Holly Springs, Miss. He preceded her in death May 23, 2007...
Charlotte Malahy (10/20/11)
Charlotte G. Malahy, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Oct. 3, 1922, in Echols, Minn., to Gilbert and Mathilde Olsen Olson. She and Robert C. Malahy were married Jan. 4, 1947, in St. James, Minn. He died July 9, 2003...
Howard Friese (10/20/11)
Howard D. Friese, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 17, 1922, in Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Ira M. and Ella Statler Friese. He and Lucille Crader were married May 22, 1960, at Sedgewickville Lutheran Church...
Terry Jones (10/19/11)
Terry Vance Jones, 54, of Park Hills, Mo., formerly of Oak Ridge, died Monday, Oct 17, 2011, in Pocahontas, Ill. Graveside rites will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo., is in charge of arrangements...
Katie Slusher (10/19/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Katie Slusher, 47, of Anna died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin, Ill. A memorial service will be held at noon Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Enloe Clemons officiating...
Esther Been (10/19/11)
Esther Tant Been, 98, of Webster Groves, Mo., formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Laclede Groves Lutheran Convalescent Home in Webster Groves. She was born Jan. 10, 1913, in Fruitland, to Victor Ossian and Amy Caroline Barber Tant. She and Walter P. Been were married May 23, 1940. He died Feb. 2, 2000...
Jerry Hailey Sr. (10/19/11)
Jerry Lee Hailey Sr., 63, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 20, 1947, in Charleston, Mo., to the late Jack and Evelyn Cox Hailey. He and Wilma Lee Lewis were married Dec. 9, 1976, in Charleston...
Verna Kelly (10/19/11)
Verna Mae Kelly, 82, of Scott City died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 27, 1928, in Edna, Mo., to Rufus Roy and Ethel Angelyn Stone Sanford. She married John J. Kelly July 11, 1945, in Ancell. He preceded her in death Aug. 16, 1994...
Herbert Kaufmann (10/19/11)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Herbert H. "Butch" Kaufmann, 84, of Altenburg died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, Mo. He was born Nov. 13, 1926, in Perry County, son of Adolph Henry and Ada Susanna Weinhold Kaufmann...
Muriel Wiseman (10/19/11)
FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Muriel K. Wiseman, 90, of Farmington died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. She was born Feb. 3, 1921, at Brownwood, Mo. She and Charley Wiseman were married July 4, 1940. He preceded her in death Dec. 21, 1985...
Shawn Steffen (10/18/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Shawn G. Steffen, 45, of Cairo died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at his home. A memorial service will be held later in California. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Miles Hartman Jr. (10/18/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Milton Miles Hartman Jr., 93, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was a veteran of World War II. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Miller officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City, Ill. Full military honors will be provided by Illinois National Guard and area veterans...
Esther Been (10/18/11)
Esther Tant Been, 98, of Webster Groves, Mo., formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Laclede Groves Lutheran Convalescent Home in Webster Groves. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Esther Wills (10/18/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Esther Emelie Wills, 102, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was born April 11, 1909, in Adams County, Neb., daughter of Carl Robert and Emma M. Ruhter Hohlfeld. She and Roy Wills were married Jan. 22, 1928, in Arriba, Colo. He preceded her in death Nov. 15, 1980...
William Tally (10/18/11)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- William Richard "Dicky" Tally, 55, of Jonesboro went home to live his life eternal Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. He was a Christian man of great faith and a friend to all who knew him. He was a loving husband, father and "daddo." He was born Sept. ...
Margaret Mouser (10/18/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Margaret Louise "Marge" Mouser, 72, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at her home. She was born Jan. 31, 1939, in Flora, Ill., daughter of Vincent and Bertha Iffert Dunnigan. She and Donald D. Mouser were married Aug. 15, 1959...
Shari Ziegler (10/18/11)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Sharon A. "Shari" Ziegler, 57, of Bloomfield died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 19, 1954, at Benton, Mo., to Mary Kraust Urhahn of Bloomfield and the late Clemens Urhahn...
Marie Meyer (10/18/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie Helen Meyer, 89, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was born Nov. 23, 1921, in Silver Lake, Mo., daughter of Leo and Mary Ulila McLain Tucker. She and Ewald Joseph Meyer were married April 8, 1943. He preceded her in death April 20, 1994...
Jane Holley (10/18/11)
Claire Jane Holley, 53, of Chesterfield, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 28, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, to William "Dick" and Betty Steck Holley. Jane graduated from Central High School and graduated magna cum laude from Southeast Missouri State University with bachelor degrees in journalism and computer science...
Jerlene Mills (10/18/11)
Jerlene B. Mills, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 22, 1918, in Idalia, Mo., to Eli S. and Mary I. Benton BeCraft. She first married Lester Hobbs Jan. 11, 1936, in Jonesboro, Ill. He preceded her in death April 28, 1944. She then married Charles Mills Sept. 5, 1946, at Bloomfield, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 11, 1995...
Milton Hartman (10/17/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Milton Miles Hartman Jr., 93, of Mounds died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Robert Decker (10/17/11)
Robert A. Decker, 69, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 19, 1942, in Chicago to Arthur Allen Decker and Delores Catherine (Murphy/Decker) Sitzes. Parents Delores C. Sizes and stepfather Fred B. Sitzes preceded him in death on Oct. 23, 2009, and Dec. 13, 2007. He was married to Mary Alice Smolen Decker, who preceded him on Oct. 23, 1968. Children preceding him were Mary Alice Decker and stepson Rick Smolen...
Jerry Hailey Sr. (10/17/11)
Jerry L. Hailey Sr., 63, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Elaine Bolen (10/17/11)
Elaine Mary Bolen, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at her home. She was born March 25, 1930, in East Moline, Ill., to Marcellus Thomas and Regina Mary Renner Hoffman. Elaine graduated from St. Mary High School in 1948. She and James Frederick Bolen were married Nov. 5, 1955, at Cape Girardeau. He died May 8, 2010...
Elaine Bolen (10/16/11)
Elaine M. Bolen, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at her home. Arrangements incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Margaret Mouser (10/16/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Margaret Mouser, 72, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hutchings Funeral Chapel.
Jane Holley (10/16/11)
ST. LOUIS — Jane Holley, 53, of Chesterfield, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Vince Elfrink (10/16/11)
Vince G. Elfrink, 52, of Hollister, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 19, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of Norbert and Irene Elfrink. Survivors include his loving wife of 28 years, Jo Beth; a son, Joel, and wife Kelsie; a daughter, Micah; son, Luke; parents, Norbert and Irene of Benton, Mo.; three sisters, Diane Purdue, Carla and husband Jim Nall, Beverly Gean, all of Benton; several nieces and nephews...
Christopher Langley (10/16/11)
Christopher Langley, 20, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1991, at Tampa, Fla., to David and Tracey Langley. He was a member of Cape First Church in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his paternal grandmother, Darlene Langley of Cape Girardeau; his father, David Langley of Kansas; his mother, Tracey Langley of Flordia; his paternal grandfather, Edward Langley of Rockford, Ill.; maternal grandparents Pat and Patty Eviston of Georgia; three brothers, Josh Langley of Cape Girardeau, Nicholas Langley of Kansas, Casey Wood of Georgia; four sisters, Lisa Langley and Christine Langley of Kansas, Megan Reynolds and Lisa Marie Langley of Georgia; one uncle, James Langley of Illinois; and a special aunt, Charlotte Winder of Jackson.. ...
Vince Elfrink (10/15/11)
Vince G. Elfrink, 52, of Hollister, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 19, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of Norbert and Irene Elfrink. Survivors include his loving wife of 28 years, Jo Beth; a son, Joel, and wife Kelsie; a daughter, Micah; son, Luke; parents, Norbert and Irene of Benton, Mo.; three sisters, Diane Purdue, Carla and husband Jim Nall, Beverly Gean, all of Benton; several nieces and nephews...
Martha Robertson (10/13/11)
Martha Rae Minner Robertson, 58, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born Dec. 13, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to William Thomas and Marie Lee Reagan Minner. She married Jack Ray Robertson on Dec. 29, 1982. He preceded her in death Nov. 18, 1995...
Richard Mallams (10/14/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Richard Curtis Mallams, 89, of Anna died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Les Sinks officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery, with flag presentation by Illinois National Guard...
Roosevelt Davis (10/14/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Roosevelt Davis, 61, of Tamms died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Joe Keith officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Garden in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Adele Blattel (10/14/11)
Adele Margaret Blattel, 89, of Scott City died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at Mercy Hospital in Scranton, Pa. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Scott City, with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements...
Adele Blattel (10/13/11)
Adele Margaret Blattel, 89, of Scott City died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at Mercy Hospital in Scranton, Pa. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Scott City, with the Rev. Rennie Phillips officiating. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements...
Rev. Gene Robbins (10/13/11)
GRASSY, Mo. -- The Rev. Gene Irven Robbins, 78, of Grassy went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. He was born Oct. 1, 1933, at Grassy, son of Jasper and Iva James Robbins. He first married Laverne "Butch" Barton on Oct. 15, 1953. She passed away Jan. 3, 2005. He then married Joyce Ann Hancock on July 16, 2010...
Wendell Bigham (10/12/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Wendell Bigham, 28, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Olive Branch, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his home. He served in the U.S. Army. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Buddy Walls officiating. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery, with military graveside honors by Illinois National Guard...
Margaret Mayfield (10/12/11)
Margaret Ann Mayfield, 79, of Jackson passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born June 14, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Edgar and Cecil Helton Clippard. She and Clarence A. Mayfield were married April 2, 1977, in Jackson...
John Dowling Jr. (10/12/11)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- John Henry Dowling Jr., 78, of Charleston passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at Charleston Manor. He was born June 27, 1933, in Lilbourn, Mo., to John Henry and Geneva Copeland Dowling Sr. Dowling was a graduate of Diehlstadt High School and the University of Missouri...
Dr. Gary Miller (10/12/11)
Dr. Gary L. Miller, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Bill S. Vincent officiating. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall...
Elizabeth Spitzmiller (10/12/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Elizabeth "Beth" Spitzmiller, 63, of Advance passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Gerald and Virginia Shell Bird. Beth and William "Mack" Spitzmiller were married May 28, 1966, in Advance. He preceded her in death July 31, 2009...
Harry Acre (10/11/11)
DE SOTO, Mo. -- Harry F. Acre, 87, of De Soto died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City, Mo. He was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., son of Harry F. Sr. and Mary Kirby Acre. Survivors include his wife, Lorraine (nee Hunter) Acre of De Soto; a son, Frosty (Annette) Acre of Hillsboro, Mo.; a daughter, Valerie (the late Terry) Eades of Scott City; grandchildren, Patrick (Lacie) Eades, David Eades, Amanda (Kyle) Turner, Aaron Eades, Lee (Rebecca) Acre, Adam Acre, Jordan Acre; great-grandchildren, Bennett Eades and Justin Eades.. ...
Gerald Fox (10/11/11)
Gerald A. "Jerry" Fox, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 in Buchanan, Tenn. He was born June 9, 1943, in Cardwell, Mo., to Alvin T. and Martha E. Yates Fox. He and Pauline Marie Haaf were married June 12, 1982, in Cape Girardeau. She died July 15, 2006...
Georgia Henry (10/11/11)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Georgia Duffey Henry, 90, of Bloomfield passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 12, 1920, at Brownwood, Mo., to James W. and Minnie Belle Morris Duffey. She and Clarence Henry were married April 29, 1944, in Piggott, Ark...
Gary Sample (10/11/11)
Gary Lee Sample, 68, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. He was a maintenance supervisor with Ensign-Bickford, a member of Cooper Chapel Baptist Church and an Army veteran. Sample is survived by his wife, Cathy Selby Sample; daughters, Dawn Field and Tammy Biri; a stepdaughter, Randee North; a stepson, Corey Badgett; brothers, Kenny, Larry, Lester, Tony and John Sample; a sister, Evelyn Welter; and four grandchildren...
Rose Speakman (10/11/11)
Rose Annette Speakman, 60, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Oct. 22, 1950, in Truman, Ark., to Jim and Henrietta Spalding Hutcherson. She and William Lonnie Speakman were married Sept. 26, 1989. He preceded her in death May 21, 1995...
Gerald Fox (10/10/11)
Gerald A. "Jerry" Fox, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, in Buchanan, Tenn. Friends may call from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau. Memorial services will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
Wendell Bigham (10/09/11)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Wendell Bigham, 28, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Olive Branch, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his home. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Richard Arnold (10/09/11)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Richard Ivan Arnold, 68, of Jonesboro peacefully passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by family.
Dave Coleman (10/09/11)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Dave Coleman, 79, of Ullin, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his home. The funeral was held Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, with Pete Vinson officiating.
Ray Miller (10/09/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Ray Dale "C-Ray" Miller, 84, of Mounds passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at his home. He was born June 13, 1927, in Arkansas City, Ark., son of the late Charles Raymond and Nota Mae Edwards Miller. Ray was a member of the former America Christian Church, American Legion Post 178 of Villa Ridge, Ill., Cairo VFW Post 2649; member and chaplain of the Military Burial Ritual Team in Pulaski County, Ill. ...
Robert Kelley (10/09/11)
Robert DeWayne Kelley, 47, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 25, 1964, in Advance, Mo., to the late Clarence Ray Kelley and Margie Sanders Kelley. Robert worked on steel buildings as a construction worker until he became disabled...
Marie Mabrey (10/09/11)
Marie K. Mabrey, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at the home of her son in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 15, 1914, in Cape Girardeau County to John W. and Josephine Kirchdoerfer Brucker. She and John H. Mabrey were married Nov. 25, 1933, at Allenville. He died April 19, 1958...
Lucille Cutright (10/09/11)
Lucille B. Cutright, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by her family. She was born April 13, 1921, in Troy, Mo., to Delbert and Jewel Niswonger Thorn. She and Hollie Cutright were married at Cape Girardeau. He died in June 1996...
Gerald Moll (10/09/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gerald A. Moll, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Perry County, Mo., to Albert and Ida Ernst Moll. He married Rita Winschel on Sept. 11, 1948, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Marie Mabrey (10/07/11)
Marie Mabrey, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Robert Kelley (10/07/11)
Robert Kelley, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Merle Wibbenmeyer (10/07/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Merle A. Wibbenmeyer, 84, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Perry County, Mo., to Vincent and Elvira Hoffman Emmendorfer. She and Anton "Tony" Wibbenmeyer were married June 1, 1948, in Perryville. He preceded her in death Aug. 23, 1999...
Edna Schwartz (10/07/11)
Edna E. Schwartz, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 2, 1917, in Gordonville, to William and Martha Lange Gerecke. She and Roy F. Schwartz were married Aug. 31, 1940, at Apple Creek, Mo. Edna was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Gordonville. She converted to the Catholic faith in 1953 and became a member of the St. Mary's Cathedral. She was active in St. Paul's Guild, Council of Catholic Women and League of Mary...
L.R. Burgfeld (10/07/11)
Lee Roy "L.R." Burgfeld, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Oct. 17, 1929, in Tilsit, to Emil and Hettie Fulbright Burgfeld. He and Georgia Buelow were married March 19, 1950, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Bill Brune (10/07/11)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Clyde "Bill" Brune, 73, of Sedgewickville passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at his home. He was born July 29, 1938, at Lixville, Mo., son of O.H. and Mellie Crites Brune. He and Mary Ann Kurre were married July 19, 1958...
Edna Schwartz (10/06/11)
Edna E. Schwartz, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Merkley (10/06/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donald E. Merkley, 67, of Anna died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, and from noon until time of service Friday at Salem Lutheran Church in Jonesboro, Ill...
Bill Brune (10/06/11)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Clyde "Bill" Brune, 73, of Sedgewickville died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, and from 10 a.m. Saturday until service time at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim...
L.R. Burgfeld (10/06/11)
Lee Roy "L.R." Burgfeld, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Oct. 17, 1929, in Tilsit, to Emil and Hettie Fulbright Burgfeld. He and Georgia Buelow were married March 19, 1950, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Keith Morie (10/06/11)
DE SOTO, Mo. -- Keith E. Morie, 52, of De Soto passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Mary E. Spoon Morie; dear father of Kyle (Amanda) and Karli Morie and Billie (Shawn) Kissell; dear grandfather of Lauren, Sarah and Molly Kissell, Lillian and Logan Morie; dear son of John and the late Ruby Morie; dear brother of Monica Cordray; dear son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin and friend...
Margaret Goza (10/06/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Lois Margaret Goza, 87, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1923, in Marks, Miss., to the late John Scott and Mayne Juanita Lay Pratt. Living in both Scott and Stoddard counties, she was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Sikeston...
Betty Hutchison (10/06/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Betty Hutchison, 81, of East Peoria, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at Riverview Nursing Home in East Peoria. She was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Loyie and Flossie Lessar West. She and David Hutchison were married Oct. 28, 1950, at the home of a sister, Reba and Jesse White. David preceded her in death Aug. 12, 2011...
Dr. Gary Miller (10/06/11)
Dr. Gary L. Miller, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Bill S. Vincent officiating. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall...
Jean Reisenbichler (10/05/11)
Jean Reisenbichler, 85, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born April 4, 1926, in St. Louis to Roy "Jim" and Edith Bolswell Hobeck. Jean graduated from Central High School in St. Louis. She was married to Bill H. Reisen- bichler on Nov. 11, 1948...
Harold Huber (10/05/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harold F. Huber, 80, of Perryville died Oct. 3, 2011, at his residence. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville, with Rosary at 12:30...
Frances Pharris (10/05/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Frances Marie Pharris, 99, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at her residence. She was born May 3, 1912, in Oak Ridge, to the late Charles D. and Edith Greable Cotner. She was employed as vice president of First National Bank in Somerton, Ariz., until her retirement. ...
Shirley Johnson (10/05/11)
CALVERT CITY, Ky. -- Shirley A. Britton Johnson, 80, of Calvert City, formerly of Villa Ridge, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at her residence. Mrs. Johnson was born Sept. 10, 1931, in Cairo, daughter of the late Benson E. and Blanche Stinnett Britton...
Irene Lawson (10/05/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Irene Durbin Lawson, 92, of Advance passed away Oct. 3, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Dec. 5, 1918, at New Madrid, Mo.; daughter of James C. and Alice Rose Vaughn Durbin. She and Homer Lawson were united in marriage Sept. 24, 1936, at Fredericktown, Mo., and he passed away Nov. 13, 1988...
Vicki Stites Donath (10/05/11)
Vicki L. Stites Donath, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at home. Survivors include two daughters, Erin Donath of Cape Girardeau and Heather (Andrew) Webb and children Avery, Hayden and Hannah of Anna, Ill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phil Donath, on July 17, 2009...
Margie Schenimann (10/04/11)
Margie E.E. Schenimann, 85, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at her home. She was born April 13, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to Edward R. and Valodea Fern Ward Farrow. She and Joseph Robert Schenimann were married Oct. 10, 1942, at Jackson. He died Sept. 13, 1996...
Stephanie Golas (10/04/11)
Stephanie Theresa Golas, 100, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 2, 1911, in Utica, N.Y., daughter of Joseph and Caroline Zajdel Nikodem. She and Walter E. Golas were married Aug. 11, 1940, in Utica. He passed away July 7, 1994...
Fred Snider (10/04/11)
Fred Louis Snider, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 10, 1938, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Woodrow Wilson and Norma Eastwood Snider. He and Darla Kay Gatewood were married March 10, 1963, in Piggott, Ark. Fred graduated from Puxico High School in 1956, Southeast Missouri State University in 1960 and University of Missouri in 1968 with a Ph.D...
Ruby Bock (10/04/11)
Ruby L. Bock of Jackson, a spunky, humorous, happy lady of 100 years, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 16, 1911, on a farm north of Jackson where she grew up, daughter of Henry and Clara Loos Willa...
Janet Knoderer (10/04/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Janet Ann Kilbury Knoderer, 84, of Oran passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born April 28, 1927, in Plain City, Ohio, to William Alwood and Cleo Whip Kilbury. She and Anson Knoderer were married June 26, 1949, in Sunbury, Ohio...
Robert Eskew Sr. (10/04/11)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Robert Lee Eskew Sr., 69, of Sedgewickville died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sedgewickville...
Chester Coder (10/04/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Chester Dale Coder, 87, of Anna died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army and Air Force during World War II and the Korean conflict. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna...
Timothy Lincoln (10/04/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Timothy D. Lincoln, 48, of Marble Hill died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Lincoln donated his body for medical research. Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo., is in charge of arrangements...
Robert Walder (10/04/11)
EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Robert W. Walder, 92, of Evansville passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at VNA Charlier Hospice Care Center. Robert was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Cairo, Ill., son of Frank L. and Catherine A. Zettler Walder. He attended St. Joseph Grade School and High School...
Rodney Pearman (10/03/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Rodney Pearman, 63, of Anna passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Helen Boyd (10/03/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Helen Jane Boyd, 93, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1917, in Dongola, Mo., to Peter and Alice Revell Winchester. Helen and Wilson Boyd were united in marriage on May 12, 1934, at Marble Hill, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2004...
Ruby Bock (10/03/11)
Ruby L. Bock, 100, of Jackson died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Kenneth Dodd (10/03/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Kenneth Wayne Dodd, 92 of Anna died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jonesboro Cemetery, with the Rev. Joe Aldridge officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Team of Marion, Ill., and the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post No. 3455 of Anna...
Stephanie Golas (10/03/11)
Stephanie T. Golas, 100, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with the Rev. Normand Varone officiating...
Don Blagg (10/03/11)
Don "Skee" Blagg, 55, of Sikeston, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, in Benton, Mo. A memorial dinner will be at a later date. Arrangements by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Esther Leimbach (10/03/11)
Esther Erna Leimbach, 87, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Pocahontas to Herman and Anna Louise Leimer Koeberl. She and Edward G. Leimbach were united in marriage on Oct. 26, 1947, in Pocahontas. He preceded her in death on July 28, 1994...
Margaret Stuckey (10/02/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- On Sept. 30, 2011, Margaret Louise Beyer Stuckey, of Oran passed from the bonds of earth in Kansas City, Mo. Margaret was 97 years old and a member of the First Baptist Church of Oran. She was born Feb. 28, 1914, at Bloomington, Ill., to Herman and Martha Penno Beyer of Bloomington. ...
Betty Lou Evans (10/02/11)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Betty Lou Evans, daughter of the late Leslie Edward Lee and Beulah Archer Lee, was born June 18, 1931, in Bell City, Mo., and died Oct. 1, 2011, at her residence in Bloomfield at the age of 80. Mrs. Evans was a seamstress at Elder's Manufacturing for 40 years before retiring. She was a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Bloomfield where she was active in the United Methodist Women's Group. She was loved by family, friends and all who knew her...
Nadine Engelmann (10/02/11)
Beatrice Nadine Engelmann, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 at Fountain-bleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 3, 1932. in Grassy, Mo., to Martin L. and Grace Cordelia Rhodes Jackson. She and Cleman Engelmann were married Jan. 1, 1950, at Oak Ridge. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1987...
Armenda Simms (10/02/11)
Armenda Ardella "Abby" Simms, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at her home. She was born Jan. 29, 1944 in Rector, Ark., to William David and Elsie Plunkett Floyd. She and Charles W. Simms were married May 16, 1964 at Rector. He preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 2008...
Mary Jane Ford (10/02/11)
KELSO, Mo. -- Mary Jane "Toot" Ford, 74, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in Kelso on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. She was born Feb. 19, 1937, in the Drury family farmhouse in Kelso, daughter of Lambert and Lorraine Dohogne Drury. She and Martin L. ...
Richard Arnold (10/02/11)
Richard Ivan Arnold, 68, of Jonesboro, Ill., died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Esther Leimbach (10/02/11)
Esther Leimbach, 87, of Jackson died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Lifecare Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Bill Regenhardt Jr. (10/01/11)
William M. "Bill" Regenhardt Jr., 87, of Mount Vernon, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born July 12, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, to William McKinnely and Margaret Scheppleman Regenhardt Sr. He and Linda Williford were married May 8, 1979, in Mount Vernon...
Beulah Wedemeier (10/01/11)
Beulah M. Filla Wedemeier, 89, of Cape Girardeau was fortified with the sacraments of holy mother church Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was the beloved wife of the late Herbert H. Wedemeier; dear mother of Herbert J. (Leslie) Wedemeier, Mary (Robert) Scheetz, James M. ...