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Obituaries from May 2012

Jeanette Melbourne (05/31/12)
Jeanette Marie Melbourne, 57, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Thebes, Ill., passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Oct. 14, 1954, in Germany, daughter of Paul Raymond and Roswitha Knott Storm. She was preceded in death by her father and a grandson, Michael Joseph Pyron...
Thomas Young (05/31/12)
Thomas H. Young, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. He was born June 28, 1925, at Fredericktown, Mo., son of Samual M. and Grace London Young. Young graduated from Randles High School, Cape Business College and attended Washington University in St. Louis where he studied personnel management and labor law...
Truman Waldrup (05/31/12)
Truman F. Waldrup, 88, of Cape Girardeau entered heaven's gate on Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born May 5, 1924, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Alvin Chester and Lulu Vesta Niswonger Waldrup. He and Esther Shirrell were married June 20, 1948, at First Church of God in Cape Girardeau, with the bride's grandfather, J.H. Shirrell, officiating...
Bill Hoover (05/31/12)
William Cecil "Bill" Hoover, 85, died Monday, May 28, 2012, at his home in Jackson. He was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Stuttgart, Ark., to Harley Arthur and Zelma Lee Thomas Hoover. He and Jo Ruth Brewer were married in 1950. She preceded him in death. Survivors include a brother, Don Taylor Hoover (Charlie Lou) of San Antonio; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Brewer Brashears (Don) of Benton, Ark.; two nephews, Don T. ...
Francis Grojean (05/31/12)
Francis Arnold Grojean, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born June 30, 1929, in New Hamburg, Mo., to Theon K. and Ida Menz Grojean. He and Lucille Diebold were married May 21, 1955, at Kelso, Mo...
Richard Carrube (05/22/12)
Richard Carrube, 23, of San Tan Valley, Ariz., died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be in Mesa, Ariz. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of local arrangements.
William Hoover (05/30/12)
William Cecil Hoover, 85, of Jackson died Monday, May 28, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at a later date...
Michael Mayabb (05/30/12)
Michael W. Mayabb, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Heartland Care and Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Truman Waldrup (05/30/12)
Truman F. Waldrup, 88, of Cape Girardeau entered heaven's gate on Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born May 5, 1924, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Alvin Chester and Lulu Vesta Niswonger Waldrup. He and Esther Shirrell were married June 20, 1948, at First Church of God in Cape Girardeau, with the bride's grandfather, J.H. Shirrell, officiating...
Kenneth Wessel (05/30/12)
Kenneth H. Wessel, 77, of Maineville, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, in West Chester Hospital in West Chester, Ohio. A private service was held in West Chester. Hodapp Funeral Home in West Chester was in charge of arrangements.
Wanda Break (05/29/12)
Wanda Marie Break, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Break was born Feb. 2, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, to Louis A. and Radie E. Stacey O'Howell. She graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School. Wanda and Robert Clarence Break were married June 5, 1947, at Cape Girardeau. He died Nov. 11, 1995...
Lorena Essner (05/29/12)
Lorena Mary Essner, 89, of Kelso, Mo., died May 26, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 28, 1922, in Illmo, to Anton Joseph and Anna Theresa Ostendorf Diebold. She married Vincent Stephen Essner on May 4, 1946, in Kelso...
LeRoy Keller (05/29/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- LeRoy J. Keller, 87, of Perryville died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilation Center in Perryville. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 6:30 a.m. until service time Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Orilla ‘Rilla' Pobst (05/29/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Orilla "Rilla" Pobst, 84, of Chaffee passed away at the family home Sunday morning, May 27, 2012. Rilla was born in New Hamburg, Mo., on Jan. 8, 1928, to the late Otto and Mamie Westrich Scheeter. She married A.J. Pobst on Sept. 9, 1950, and he survives...
Elode Siebert (05/29/12)
Elode B. Siebert, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Siebert was born June 15, 1923, in Crump, to Bert and Ethel McCullough Brown. She and William A. Siebert were married Dec. 29, 1944, at Tilsit. He preceded her in death Oct. 3. 2009...
Fred Surman Jr. (05/29/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Fred M. Surman Jr., 87, of Chaffee passed away at the family home Sunday, May 27, 2012. Surman was born in Memphis, Tenn., on Jan. 5, 1925, to the late Frederick and Bernice Muns Surman Sr. He married Wanda Potts on Dec. 27, 1947, at Marion, Ark., and she preceded him in death Feb. 7, 2007...
Truman Waldrup (05/29/12)
Truman F. Waldrup, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, with the Rev. Cecil L. Waldrup and the Rev. Ronald E. Knapp officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors by the Missouri Honors Team...
John Wendling (05/29/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- John R. Wendling, 69, of Anna died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna, with Father Federico Higuero officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Cletus Winkler (05/29/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cletus T. Winkler, 85, of Perryville died May 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Cletus was born April 7, 1927, in Perry County, to Theodore Winkler and Louise Ponder Winkler. He married Anna Leible, who survives, on Oct. 20, 1951, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Elode Siebert (05/27/12)
Elode B. Siebert, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum in Cape Girardeau...
Bill East (05/26/12)
William R. "Bill" East, 64, of Brunswick, Ohio, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012. He was born Feb. 18, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, to the late John J. and Dorothy Sue Ladd East Jr. He was a 1966 graduate of Central High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Willard O'Howell (05/26/12)
Willard O'Howell, 87, of San Bernardino, Calif., passed away Monday, May 21, 2012. He was born July 16, 1924, to John and Nancy Sophronia O'Howell. He and Maxine Wilkinson were married Oct. 8, 1944, in Jackson. O'Howell retired from Alcoa. Survivors include his wife; a son, David; two sisters, Nancy (Wesley) Rees and Helen Perry...
Bonnie Long (05/26/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Bonnie Jane Long, 76, of Marble Hill died Friday, May 25, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glenallen Cemetery...
James Hensley (05/26/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- James Thomas Hensley, 89, of Benton died Friday, May 25, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 1, 1923, in Benton, to Thomas Marshall and Eva Mae Davidson Hensley. He and Hazel Vera Riley were married Nov. 5, 1949, in Hartford, Ill. She preceded him in death Sept. 13, 1996...
Mary Ray (05/25/12)
Mary Elizabeth Jones Ray, 96, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Tamms, Ill., passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 4, 1915, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of Charles H. and Emma May Nix Jones. Mary was a former member of the Red Hat Society and former member of a homemakers extension club. She enjoyed oil painting, crafts and flowers...
Maxine Mayfield (05/25/12)
Maxine Mayfield, 85, of Vidor, Texas, longtime resident of Cape Girardeau, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012, in Beaumont, Texas. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum, with the Rev. Jeff Long officiating...
Darrell and Norma George (05/25/12)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Darrell D. George, 79, of Woodstock, Ga., formerly of Mound City, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Ga. His wife, Norma Jean Kepner George, died May 11, 2010, in Marietta. George served with the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict...
George Moore (05/25/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- George Oliver Moore, 34, of Charleston died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Charleston. He was born Oct. 3, 1977, in Sikeston, Mo., to George A. Graham of Cape Girardeau and Rosie L. Moore Graham of Charleston. Moore was a 1996 graduate of Charleston High School. He was of the Baptist belief...
Neil Crader (05/25/12)
ORAN, Mo. -- Donald Neil Crader, 84, of Collierville, Tenn., formerly of Germantown, Tenn., passed away Friday, May 18, 2012, from complications of ALS. Crader was born in 1927 in Oran, Mo., to Luda Dillingham and Doctor Earl Crader. He spent most of his childhood in Diehlstadt, Mo., and graduated from Diehlstadt High School...
Bill Kitchen (05/25/12)
Bill Joe Kitchen, 77, of Cape Girardeau went to meet his lord Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, to Paul and Pearl Kneibert Kitchen. He and Nina J. Ratliff were married Sept. 14, 1952. She preceded him in death June 13, 1995. Bill married Betty Morrison Oct. 10, 1998...
Michael Hurd (05/24/12)
Michael Charles Hurd, 58, of Jackson died Monday, May 21, 2012, at his home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Liley Funeral Home in Patton, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Ray (05/24/12)
Mary Elizabeth Ray, 96, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Jones Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.
Reuben Dickenson III (05/24/12)
Reuben Dabney Dickenson III, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 21, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home, his home the past 12 years. He was born Aug. 19, 1922, in Christian County, Ky., to Reuben Dabney and Julia Della Hopson Dickenson II. Reuben was a graduate of Pembroke High School in Christian County...
Maxine Mayfield (05/24/12)
Maxine Mayfield, 85, of Vidor, Texas, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012, in Beaumont, Texas. She was a longtime resident of Cape Girardeau and was employed many years at Zickfield Jewelry. Survivors include a son, Joe Roy Mayfield Jr.; two daughters, Donna Nicholson (Bennie) of Vidor; Nancy Smith of Houston; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild...
Tyler Bieser (05/24/12)
Tyler Dale Bieser, 21, of Portsmouth, Va., formerly of Farmington, Mo., passed away Friday, May 18, 2012. He was born Nov. 17, 1990, in Farmington, to Dale Bieser and Angie Reynolds. Tyler was a 2009 graduate of Farmington High School. He was stationed with the U.S. Navy in Portsmouth. He was a lab technician at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth...
Rita Moll (05/24/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rita Moll, 82, of Perryville died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 17, 1930, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of John and Regina Amschler Winschel. She and Gerald Moll were married Sept. 11, 1948, at Apple Creek, Mo. He preceded her in death Oct. 8, 2011...
Harry Cantrell (05/23/12)
Harry Eugene Cantrell, 93, of Mayfield, Ky., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Mills Health and Rehab Facility in Mayfield. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, and was retired from the railroad industry...
Reuben Dickenson III (05/23/12)
Reuben Dabney Dickenson III, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 21, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jackson Church of Christ in Jackson, and 1 p.m. to service time Saturday at Maddux Funeral Home in Pembroke, Ky...
Wayne Kight (05/23/12)
Wayne Kight, 74, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012. He was born May 2, 1938, in Advance, Mo. Wayne is survived by his wife, Linda; a daughter, Heather; a son, Justin; and his stepfather, Terry Long. A private family service will be held in Cape Girardeau...
Lily Modglin (05/23/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Lily M. Modglin, 70, of Charleston, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the home of a daughter in Paducah, Ky. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Kevin Badgley and Larry Rudliss officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes, Ill...
Stella Plemmons (05/23/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stella M. Plemmons, 88, of Crystal City, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Monday, May 21, 2012, at Fountainbleau Nursing Center in Crystal City. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of service Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Karen Yamnitz (05/21/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Karen Marie Yamnitz, 46, of Perryville died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Karen was born Sept. 2, 1965, in Perryville. Karen and David Yamnitz were married Sept. 23, 1989. He survives in Perryville. She is survived by her mother, Sue Ochs Hagan Dunker, and stepfather, Doug Dunker, of Perryville...
Harry Cantrell (05/22/12)
Harry Eugene Cantrell, 93, of Mayfield, Ky., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Mills Health and Rehab Facility in Mayfield. Visitation will be from noon to service time Wednesday at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau...
Luetta Kelley (05/22/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Luetta Kelley, 97, of Anna died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Anna Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 21, 1914, in Anna, daughter of Luther D. and Laura E. Treece Anderson. She and Cecil V. Kelley were married March 18, 1939, in Jackson. He preceded her in death Jan. 8, 1989...
Violet Klaus (05/22/12)
Violet Ruth Klaus, 87, of Friedheim died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 3, 1924, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Alfred and Lydia Ruesler Ruppel. She and Milford W. Klaus were married July 22, 1945. He preceded her in death Nov. 23, 2011...
Helen Mayberry (05/22/12)
Helen Irene Mayberry, 89, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Monticello House. She was born Feb. 19, 1923, in Oran, Mo., daughter of George Washington and Mary Lape Bowers. She and Ernest Mayberry were married Jan. 27, 1941. He passed away June 29, 2004...
John Merrick (05/22/12)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- John Warren Merrick, 63, of Bertrand died Monday, May 21, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 7, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Bob M. and Charlene Ruth "Cricket" Warren Merrick. He married his high school sweetheart, J. Jane Caldwell, July 19, 1969...
Robert VanGennip (05/22/12)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Robert Lewis VanGennip, 74, of Glenallen died Friday, May 18, 2012, at the home of his daughter. He was born March 29, 1938, near Advance, Mo., son of Joseph and Bertie Mansker VanGennip. He and Hazel Laverne Christy were married June 16, 1956. She preceded him in death in 2007...
Joshua Adams (05/22/12)
Joshua Adams, age 31, of Youngtown, Ariz., died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 3, 1980, in Aurora, Colo., to Jerry and Barbara Bright Adams. Joshua graduated from Peoria High School in Peoria, Ariz., and from Glendale Community College with an associate's degree in business. He loved to water and snow ski. He was very outgoing and artistic. He enjoyed both art and music. He worked in sales for ADT Security and had worked construction and as a loan officer...
Joshua Adams (05/21/12)
Joshua Adams, 31, died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
D. Jane Bollinger (05/21/12)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- D. Jane Bollinger, 79, of Bell City died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Jackson Manor. Bollinger was born Dec. 18, 1932, to the late Charles and Maude Overbey Cossou. She was a retired secretary for Bell City High School. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Bell City...
Raymond Bollinger (05/21/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Raymond Paul Bollinger, 91, "The Oldest Man in Benton" passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at his home in Benton. He was born Aug. 18, 1920, in Benton, to Charles and Adelia Westrich Bollinger. He and Bernadette Seiler were married Sept. 24, 1946...
Jayne Griffard (05/21/12)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Elizabeth Jayne Griffard, 58, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 15, 1953, at Chaffee, Mo., the daughter of Albert "Jay" and Dorothy Louise Newlin Fowler. She married Joseph Ray Griffard on Dec. 31, 2000, in Scott City...
James Ketcher (05/21/12)
James Joseph Ketcher, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1942, in St. Louis, to John E. and Charlotte E. Bacott Ketcher. Ketcher graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with bachelor's degree...
Norma Tackett (05/21/12)
Norma Jean Tackett, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Tackett was born Nov. 17, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, to Charlie Hahn and Carrie Holland. She married Eli Tackett in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death...
Hubert Winschel (05/21/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hubert A. Winschel, 83, of Perryville died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Winschel was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Perry County, son of August and Helen (Ernst) Winschel. He and Virginia M. Pingel were married Jan. 20, 1951. She preceded him in death Sept. 6, 2011...
Joshua Adams (05/20/12)
Joshua Adams, 31, died Friday, May 18, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Thomas Dietrich (05/20/12)
Thomas Raymond Dietrich, 64, of Imperial, Mo., died Friday, May 18, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 16, 1947, in St. Louis, to John and Elizabeth Furi Dietrich. He and Delores Langston were married Dec. 15, 1990, at Cape Girardeau...
Anna Douglas (05/20/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Anna Mae "Sis" Douglas, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Friday, May 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 30, 1926, in the Hurricane Fork community, the daughter of the late Rev. Elzie J. and Hattie A. Cook. She and Oda George Edward Douglas were united in marriage Oct. 13, 1945, and he passed away on Nov. 23, 1983...
L. Lucille Frank (05/20/12)
L. Lucille Frank, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 26, 1918, in Jackson, to Daniel Grover and Cornelia E. Lessley Slinkard. She and Ervin A. Frank Jr. were married Jan. 6, 1944, at Liberal, Kan. He died Sept. 4, 2010...
James Ketcher (05/20/12)
James Joseph Ketcher, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at his home Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the chapel, with Pastor Jack Ketcher officiating...
Dorse Decelis (05/19/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dorse E. Decelis, 88, of Advance passed away May 17, 2012, at Clark's Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont, Mo. He was born July 11, 1923, at McGee, Mo., son of Byron and Nancy Hacdock Decelis. Dorse retired after more than 30 years with Mallinckrodt Chemical Co...
Arvie Johnson (05/19/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Arvie Dale "Buck" Johnson, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 20, 1925, at Bonne Terre, Mo., son of Courtney Lawrence and Oriole E Johnson. He and Lillie Marie Barks were married April 10, 1945, in Corning, Ark. She passed away Nov. 9, 2003...
Joseph Hahn (05/19/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Joseph Green "J.G." Hahn, 81, of Advance died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 19, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Bethany Cox Hahn. He and Lela Bock were married Aug. 27, 1961, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee, Mo...
Mary Collier (05/19/12)
Mary Jane Collier, 85, of Jackson died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Dec. 28, 1926, in DuQuoin, Ill., to Hiley and Margaret Oliver Hodge. She and George Collier were married Jan. 8, 1966. Mary Jane was a member of First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. She owned and operated Clay Cellar Ceramics Shop in Oak Ridge more than 40 years...
Nancy Griffin (05/19/12)
GYPSY, Mo. -- Nancy Griffin, 70, of Gypsy, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the chapel...
Tommy Price (05/19/12)
James Thomas "Tommy" Price, 63, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 29, 1948, in Campbell, Mo., to James Owen and Dellie Elizabeth Lane Price. He and Susan Pohlmann were married Nov. 30, 1974, in Kansas City, Mo...
Rita Fornkohl (05/19/12)
Rita A. Fornkohl, 91, of Jackson passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Jackson Manor, surrounded by her family. She was born May 26, 1920, in Ancell, daughter of Ivan D. and Clara E. Diebold Brant. She and Arthur C. Fornkohl were married Nov. 20, 1938, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He passed away Sept. 12, 1992...
Catherine Taylor (05/19/12)
Catherine Louise Taylor, 88, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at Jackson Manor, where she resided since December 2011. She was born June 26, 1923, in Jackson, daughter of Vera G. and Zelma Catherine Talley Taylor. Louise was a 1941 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University and a master's degree from Columbia University in New York. She briefly studied in Europe observing Montessori schools...
Clyde Quesenberry (05/19/12)
Clyde Millard Quesenberry, 78 of Olive Branch, Ill., passed away at 9:37 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Clyde was born Nov. 15, 1933, in Wythe County, Va., son of the late John and Annie Quesenberry...
James Price (05/18/12)
James T. Price, 63, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at his home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lucille Frank (05/18/12)
L. Lucille Frank, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Hahn (05/18/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Joseph Green "J.G." Hahn, 81, of Advance died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee, Mo., with the Rev. Wayne Schwiesow officiating. Burial will be in Green Cox Cemetery...
Jane Welker (05/18/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jane E. Welker, 62, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 12, 1949, in Bollinger County, daughter of the late David Rhodes and Rosemary Lea Bob Fox. She and Larry Welker were married July 31, 1983...
Joseph Roark (05/18/12)
Joseph W. "Joey" Roark, 35, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 7, 1976, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Billy Joe Roark and Mary Kathryn Moss Bey. Joey was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Cape Girardeau...
Laura Rilo (05/18/12)
Laura W. Rilo, 98, of Jackson passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Monsignor Ed Eftink officiating. Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery...
Virgil Mowery Sr. (05/17/12)
Virgil W. Mowery Sr., 89, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 9, 1922, in Kline, W.Va., to Chester and Annie Lough Mowery. He and Nova Jane Darby were married Nov. 23, 1949, in Illmo. Virgil served in the U.S. Navy during World War II...
Beatrice Foster (05/17/12)
Beatrice "Bea" Foster, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 18, 1919, to Thomas and Alma Morrison Price. She and Ernest Foster were married May 29, 1940. Beatrice was a member of Abbey Road Christian Church...
Joseph Roark (05/17/12)
Joseph W. Roark, 35, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dixie Yount (05/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Dixie Jewell Brock Yount, 86, of Chaffee passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 7, 1926, at Parma, Mo., to Walter and Florence Walker Brock. She married Vyron Yount on Sept. 3, 1943. He preceded her in death April 23, 2012...
Donald Daehnert (05/17/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Donald Lee Daehnert, 78, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012, at his home. He was born July 1, 1933, in San Antonio, son of Charles Robert and Thelma Janet Martin Daehnert Sr. He and Janet Ruth Newton were married Feb. 1, 1958, in Corpus Christi, Texas...
Florence Bauer (05/16/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Florence Opal Martin Bauer, 97, of Olive Branch, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Monday, May 14, 2012, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Verlee Eaker officiating. Interment will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Gene Heise (05/16/12)
Kenneth Gene Heise Sr., 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 12, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to Albert G. and Katie Kimmich Heise. He and Dorothea Rickard were married Aug. 12, 1945, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death March 27, 2012...
Ronnie Joyce (05/16/12)
Ronnie Joe Joyce, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his home. He was born July 23, 1966, in Cape Girardeau, to Gerald and Margie Crader Joyce. Survivors include a daughter, Tasha R. Joyce; a son, Brandon L. Joyce; his mother, Margie Joyce; fiancee, Ruth A. Ponder, all of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Roy Joyce of Cape Girardeau, John Joyce of Advance, Mo., Don and Jack Joyce of Cape Girardeau; and five grandchildren...
William Bowers (05/15/12)
William L. Bowers, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born July 4, 1926, in Oak Ridge, to Leslie E. and Mable O. Harris Bowers. He and Mayme L. Williams were married Jan. 2, 1947, in Cape Girardeau...
Nelson Farrow (05/15/12)
Nelson C. Farrow, 88, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, where he lived the past several months. He was born June 11, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, to William J. and Karolina Rehkopf Farrow. He and Emma F. Sparkman were married Sept. 4, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. They had been married 55 years when she passed away Dec. 10, 1999...
Ronnie Joyce (05/15/12)
Ronnie Joe Joyce, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery at a later date...
Sumantha Nickens (05/15/12)
Beloved daughter and mother, Sumantha Jeanne Nickens, 29, of Scott City died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the home of her mother. She was born Feb. 6, 1983, in Sikeston, Mo., to Laura Faye Nickens and Richard L. Greene. Sumantha was a home health aide with Coventry Health Care. Her home congregation was Church of Christ at Vanduser, Mo...
Elizabeth Peters (05/15/12)
Elizabeth J. Latham Peters, 45, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mound City, Ill., died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1966, in Aurora, Ill., daughter of James Edward Latham and Nancy Jane Pannell Martin. She was of the Baptist belief...
Laura Rilo (05/15/12)
Laura W. Rilo, 98, of Jackson passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 7, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of David and Ollie Miller Williams. She and Joseph Rilo were married July 6, 1940, in New York City. He passed away Nov. 11, 1972...
Linda Scott (05/15/12)
ZALMA, Mo. -- God called a beautiful angel, Linda J. Scott, 58, of Zalma home Sunday, May 13, 2012. She passed away at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Nov. 12, 1953, at Dexter, Mo., to the late Herbert and Mary Lorretta Edwards Burton. She married Larry Scott on Aug. 6, 1995...
James Ramsey (05/14/12)
James C. Ramsey, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 11, 2012, at his home. He was born June 9, 1925, in Cape Girardeau County, to John Clyde and Lillian Ella Statler Ramsey. He and Betty Lou Chapman were married May 25, 1951, in Cape Girardeau. James was a member of LaCroix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. ...
Barbara Anderson (05/14/12)
Barbara Imogene Peerman Anderson, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 11, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Anderson was born May 7, 1921, and raised deep in the Bootheel of Southeast Missouri, in the small rural town of Risco. "The Risco Princess" spent her youth along with older brother, Leonard, at the home place along "ditch eight" on a 240-acre cotton farm...
Joan Malone (05/14/12)
Joan Maxine Malone, 82, of Jackson passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau where she had resided since August 2010. She was born Jan. 21, 1930, in Chaffee, Mo., to Willie and Blanche Totty Eldridge. She married Hoyt H. Malone on Oct. 18, 1952. He died June 10, 1971...
Ruth Nelson (05/14/12)
UNION, Mo. -- Ruth E. Nelson, 90, of Union died Saturday at Grandview Healthcare Center in Washington, Mo. She was born July 11, 1921, in Springfield, Mo., to Edward and Ada Mae Meek McCain. She was married to Charles Nelson who preceded her in death...
James Ramsey (05/13/12)
James C. Ramsey, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 11, 2012, at his home. He was born June 9, 1925, in Cape Girardeau County, to John Clyde and Lillian Ella Statler Ramsey. He and Betty Lou Chapman were married May 25, 1951, in Cape Girardeau. James was a member of LaCroix United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. ...
Jessie Boozer (05/13/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Jessie J. Boozer, 70, of Charleston, Mo., formerly of Pulaski, Ill., died Friday, May 11, 2012, at his residence. No services will be held, and remains will be donated to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois per family request...
Ta'Vion Curlin (05/13/12)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ta'Vion D. Curlin, 1, of Clarksville, Tenn., died Monday, May 7, 2012, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo, Ill. Interment will be in Spencer Heights Memorial Park in Mounds, Ill...
Laura Rilo (05/13/12)
Laura Rilo, 98, of Jackson died Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Elsie Seabaugh (05/13/12)
Elsie Francis Seabaugh, 87, of Millersville died Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born April 18, 1925, at Millersville, to Robert Francis and Maggie Mae Moore Haupt. Elsie and Lloyd W. Seabaugh were married Sept. 24, 1943. He died Jan. 17, 1980...
Van Puls (05/12/12)
Van H. Puls, 63, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Jackson, passed away Monday, April 30, 2012. He was born June 23, 1948, to Edwin R. and Evelyn Birk Puls. He and Patricia Wulff were married Nov. 16, 1968, in Creve Coeur, Mo. Van graduated from Jackson High School in 1966, and attended Southeast Missouri State University while serving in the National Guard...
Mary Eakins (05/12/12)
Mary Virginia (the late Coy) Eakins, 83, of Jackson passed away Friday, April 27, 2012. The Rev. Janet Hopkins will officiate a public graveside service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. Memorials are suggested to Teen Challenge, P.O. Box 1089, Cape Girardeau, MO 63702...
Ale Cato (05/12/12)
Ale Clifford Cato, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. He was born July 9, 1925, at Greenbriar, Mo., to Lewis Wesley and Valley Mae Cato. He and Betty Eleanor Croy were married June 10, 1946. After her death March 30, 2008, he re-married Virginia Parker...
Edward Goza Jr. (05/12/12)
Edward Robert Goza Jr., 80, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Winter Park, Fla. He was born Sept. 7, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, to Edward and Nell Goza Sr. Bob was an earnest young man who recognized hard work and academics would be the keys to success. After graduating early from Central High School, he enrolled in Southeast Missouri State University...
Charles LaValle Jr. (05/12/12)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Charles Edward LaValle Jr., 75, of New Madrid died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 19, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles Edward and Laura Riley LaValle. He is survived by his wife of almost 47 years, Ella Broughton LaValle; four children, Kaki LaValle Beasley (Donny), Matt LaValle (Emily), Ed LaValle (Becky), Caroline LaValle Holiman (Jay), all of Cape Girardeau; seven grandchildren, Devin, Peyton, Caroline, Christopher, Chase, Savannah and Everton; four siblings, Virginia Carlson, Bob LaValle, Kathleen Deegan and Mark LaValle.. ...
Ellen Demko (05/11/12)
Ellen May Demko, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at her home. She was born Feb. 23, 1927, at Kelso, Mo., to Creal and Clara Carlton May. She and John George Demko met in Hawaii and were married May 28, 1944, in Bayonne, N.J. He preceded her in death Aug. 5, 2006...
Daniel Berkbuegler (05/11/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Daniel S. "Boone" Berkbuegler, 51, of Perryville died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at St. Louis University Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. An Elks service will be held at 6 tonight...
Agnes Bailey (05/10/12)
Agnes Florine Bailey, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1919, in Bald Knob, Ark., to Asa and Sarah Ann Riggins Roberts. She and Lewis W. "Dub" Bailey were married April 25, 1947, in White County, Ark. He died Feb. 6, 1995...
Marie Burger (05/10/12)
Marie Elizabeth Burger, 90, of Scott City died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at her home. She was born May 6, 1922, in rural Illmo, to David Frederick and Amelia Auguste Sander Held. She and Herbert Daniel Burger were married June 1, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death June 24, 1992...
Gene Patterson (05/10/12)
Gene H. Patterson, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 15, 1938, in Hayti, Mo., to G.W. and Christine Homer Patterson. He and Yvonne DeLisle were married March 30, 1964, at Portageville, Mo...
Alma VanGennip (05/10/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Alma M. VanGennip, 95, of Advance passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born March 29, 1917, at Leopold, Mo., daughter of William J. and Bertha Lenerink Nenninger. She and Alfred VanGennip were married March 31, 1937, at Glennon, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1963...
Telsie Wray (05/10/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Telsie Bounds Wray, 85, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown, Mo., and from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at First Baptist Church in Fredericktown...
Agnes Bailey (05/09/12)
Agnes Florine Roberts Bailey, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Phillip Roop officiating. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shady Grove Cemetery in Bald Knob, Ark...
Mildred Abbott (05/09/12)
Mildred Abbott, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 7, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 15, 1917, in Etowah, Tenn., to Thomas H. and Katherine Lee Gary DeLaney. She and Robert M. Abbott were married March 16, 1960, in Etowah. He preceded her in death May 10, 2002...
Gene Patterson (05/09/12)
Gene H. Patterson, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Glenna Niestrath (05/09/12)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Glenna Marie "Pat" Dunn Niestrath, 90, of America, Ill., formerly of Mound City, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City...
Larry Vermillion Sr. (05/09/12)
Larry Eugene Vermillion Sr., 64, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Feb. 12, 1948, in Englewood, Calif., to Marvin Eugene Vermillion and Wilma Kennedy Shockley. He and Valerie Jaco were married Dec. 23, 1969...
Brenda Shannon (05/09/12)
Brenda Mae Shannon, 80, of Holts Summit, Mo., died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Heisinger Bluffs Senior Services Center in Jefferson City, Mo. She was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Walter and Cora Roth. She was united in marriage to James Ronald Shannon on May 21, 1960, in Cape Girardeau...
Irma Essex (05/08/12)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Irma Nell Mize Essex, 87, of Villa Ridge, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Monday, May 7, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge. The funeral will be at noon Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Miller officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery near Villa Ridge...
James Reed (05/08/12)
James N. Reed, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Life Care Center. He was born Dec. 18, 1933, in Illmo, to Henry M. and Flora Cox Reed. James worked as a custodian at Southeast Missouri State University and the Show Me Center. He also was a painter, roofer and mowed lawns...
Matthew Sander (05/08/12)
Matthew Aaron Sander, 26, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 7, 2012, at his home. He was born July 3, 1985, in Cape Girardeau, son of Karen Irene Sander. Matthew was a cashier at Kidd's. He loved to watch and attend wrestling events and play poker. His favorite music group was ICP. He also loved watching movies and playing video games...
Melvis Stephens (05/08/12)
CASEYVILLE, Ill. -- Melvis F. "Mel" Stephens, 88, of Caseyville, formerly of Cahokia, Ill., died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Caseyville Nursing and Rehab. He was born March 16, 1924, in McGee, Mo., son of William and Cladza Smith Stephens. Stephens was retired from Anchor Industries in St. Louis. He was a member of Emeth Lodge 1030 A.F. & A.M. of Cahokia, Ainad Temple, Scottish Rite Bodies Valley of Southern Illinois, Knights Templar and White Shrine of Jerusalem...
Gail Cooper (05/07/12)
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Barbara Gail Cooper, 70, died at her home in Blodgett on Friday, May 4, 2012. Born on Feb. 13, 1942, in Sikeston, Mo., to Virginia Dunn Beggs of Sikeston who survives and the late W.A. "Dubb" Beggs. She was a member of Miner Baptist Church...
Melba Cissell (05/07/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Melba Cissell, 98, of Perryville died at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2012. She was born Nov. 6, 1913, in McBride, Mo., the daughter of Francis C. and Mary E. Yeager Hoffman. She was married April 3, 1937, in Belgique, Mo., at Belgique Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Catholic Church to Leo Cissell, who preceded her in death in February 1967...
Juanita Hoffmann (05/07/12)
Juanita June Zimmer Hoffmann, 90, died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 13, 1921, in Detroit, the daughter of Ludo Little and Mabel Mary Bradley Zimmer. She married Gerard Francis Hoffmann on Jan. 2, 1943, at Quonset Point Naval Air Station in Providence, R.I. He preceded her in death May 2, 2005...
Mary Virginia Eakins (05/06/12)
Mary Virginia Eakins, 83, of Jackson passed away Friday, April 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Her last year in life was challenging. Still mourning the 2011 death of her husband, Coy, her spirits sank lower with the loss of the two family dogs, Lady and Kitty. ...
Milton George (05/06/12)
Milton Armor George, 79, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, May 4, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 27, 1932, in St. Louis, son of Homer Armor George and Ruth Elizabeth Ingram George. Milton graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School and St. ...
Donna Martin (05/06/12)
Donna Kay Martin, 69, of Bollinger County, Mo., died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the home of her daughter, Annie, in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 29, 1943, in Bollinger County, to Paul Linus and Gladys Mae Welker Martin. Donna loved to sing, clean and make people happy...
Wynne Avritt (05/06/12)
Wynne Avritt, 79, of Harrisburg, Ill., died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2012, at the home of her daughter. She was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Marble Falls, Texas, to Willie and Sidney Morrow White. Wynne is survived by two daughters, Ida Avritt of Harrisburg and Gail (Todd) Knaup of Cape Girardeau; three sons, Luther "Skip" Avritt of San Antonio, Daniel Avritt Sr. of Montgomery, Minn., and Robert Avritt of Johnstown, Colo.; eight grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and other relatives...
Terry Wingerter (05/06/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Terry A. Wingerter, 74, of Perryville died Friday, May 4, 2012, at his home.
Robert Ogles (05/06/12)
Robert Lee "Bob" Ogles, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Southeast Hospital.
Charlie Rimel (05/04/12)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Charlie James Rimel, 75, of Dexter died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at his home. The son of the late Jacob L. and Lucille McDowell Rimel, he was born March 6, 1939, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Mr. Rimel was a retired lineman with Ameren. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Dexter, active in United Methodist Men, past president of Dexter Lions Club and University of Missouri Agricultural Extension Council...
Darrell George (05/04/12)
MOUND CITY, Ill. — Darrell George, 79, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Mound City, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Marietta. Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City is in charge of arrangements.
Donna Martin (05/04/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Donna Martin, 69, of Marble Hill died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ellen Greene (05/04/12)
Ellen Ruth Noel Greene, 75, of San Ramon, Calif., died unexpectedly of a heart attack Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. She was born March 1, 1936, in Jackson. Ellen was raised on the family farm near Gravel Hill, Mo., the second oldest of six children of Arthur and Frances Noel...
Velda Green (05/04/12)
Velda Pauline Green, 96, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully in the early morning hours Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born May 27, 1915, in Doniphan, Mo., to Henry Charles and Cora Lee Perkins Nicolaides. She and William "Billy" Green were married June 4, 1942, at Charleston, Mo. ...
Clara Broadhacker (05/04/12)
Clara M. Broadhacker, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Dec. 5, 1934, in Bollinger County, to Carl and Ivy Hartle Hennecke. Clara was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church. She worked in housekeeping at Southeast Hospital 12 years. She volunteered at Southeast as well as several nursing homes...
Ellen Greene (05/03/12)
Ellen Ruth Noel Greene, 75, of San Ramon, Calif., died unexpectedly of a heart attack Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. She was born March 1, 1936, in Jackson. Ellen was raised on the family farm near Gravel Hill, Mo., the second oldest of six children of Arthur and Frances Noel...
Gary Tanner (05/03/12)
Gary D. Tanner, 71, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 26, 1940, in Williamson County, Ill., to Willie and Rosie Hill Tanner. He and Charlotte O'Keefe were married Jan. 2, 1960...
Mary Ann Kuehn (05/03/12)
Mary Ann Kuehn, 74, of Jackson passed away Monday, April 30, 2012, at her home. She was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Richard Calvin and Carrie Ester Robinson Conley. She and William Fred "Bill" Kuehn were married Sept. 29, 1956. He passed away April 10, 2002...
Aaron Howe (05/03/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Aaron Jacob Howe, 21, of Perryville died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, in Perry County, Mo. He was born May 17, 1990, in Perryville to Pete W. Howe and Diana LaRose Howe. Aaron graduated from Perryville High School, Class of 2008, where he was a standout football player wearing jersey No. ...
Harry Bertrand (05/03/12)
Harry Frank Bertrand Jr., 59, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harry and Dorothy Huettig Bertrand. Harry graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School in 1971. He served in the U.S. Army as a SP4 in Germany from 1972 to 1975. After his honorable discharge from the Army, he attended Southeast Missouri State University, graduating in 1978 with a bachelor's degree in horticulture...
Harry Bertrand (05/02/12)
Harry Frank Bertrand Jr., 59, of Jackson died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Harth officiating...
Larry Christisen (05/02/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Larry W. Christisen, 71, of Perryville died Monday, April 30, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville and from 6:30 a.m. until time of service Friday in the funeral home chapel...
Mary Kuehn (05/02/12)
Mary Ann Kuehn, 74, of Jackson died Monday, April 30, 2012, at her home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jimmy Corbin officiating...
Gary Tanner (05/02/12)
Gary Dean Tanner, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Eakins (05/01/12)
Mary Virginia Eakins, 83, of Jackson, formerly of Burfordville, died Friday, April 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Ethel Helwege (05/01/12)
Ethel M. Helwege, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 27, 1924, in Tilsit, daughter of Walter and Ida Hoffmeister Birk. She and Ervin Helwege were married Nov. 2, 1946. He passed away Jan. 28, 1966...
Edna Kirchhoff (05/01/12)
Edna Anna Kirchhoff, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1918, in Egypt Mills, to Charles H. and Lillie Gerlach Maevers. She and Glenn V. Kirchhoff were married Aug. 4, 1940, at Egypt Mills. He preceded her in death Feb. 14, 2010...
Janet Roberts (05/01/12)
Janet Lee Roberts, 90, of Cape Girardeau gallantly and peacefully passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012, at her home. She was born March 28, 1922, at Jackson, to Eldon and Eula M. Linebarger Roberts. Janet was a 1940 graduate of Jackson High School where she played clarinet in school band five years, starting in seventh grade. She also played in the Oscar T. Honey Infantry Band of Chaffee, Mo., and Jackson Municipal Band...
Lorene Sander (05/01/12)
Lorene C. Sander, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born April 24, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Otto H.A. and Alma O. Helwege Schlegel. She and Winfred D. Sander were married May 27, 1959. He died Feb. 22, 1994...
David Williams (05/01/12)
David Sylvester Williams, 79, of Scott City died Friday, April 27, 2012, at his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1932, in Sikeston, Mo., to John G. and Katie Ann Biby Williams. He married Janice Hope McCormick on Dec. 19, 1969, in Chaffee, Mo. She preceded him in death Aug. 25, 2000...
Opal Fulbright (05/01/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Opal A. Fulbright, 83, of Marble Hill passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012, at her daughter's home. She was born March 17, 1929, at Hurricane, Mo., daughter of Jonas and Nancy Elizabeth Garland Long. She and the Rev. Truman Fulbright were united in marriage in November 1945. ...