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Obituaries from June 2012

Josephine Messmer (06/27/12)
KELSO, Mo. -- Josephine Mary Messmer, 94, of Kelso died Monday, June 25, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 1, 1918, in Chaffee, Mo., to Joseph Andrew and Bertha Theresa Seyer Himmelsbach. She and Leon Joseph Messmer were married Aug. 23, 1941, in Chaffee. He preceded her in death Oct. 9, 1955...
Ilinda Hopkins (06/30/12)
Ilinda Maude Hopkins, 77, of Millersville was called home to be with her Lord on Friday, June 29, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Daisy, daughter of Omer and Dessie Statler Bollinger. She and Chester Lynn Hopkins were married April 20, 1955. He passed away Sept. 20, 2000...
Terry DeHart (06/30/12)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Terry Edward DeHart, 56, of Commerce died Friday, June 29, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 23, 1955, in Paragould, Ark., son of James Edward and Peggy Ann Hart DeHart. He married Patricia Ann Johnson on Oct. 5, 1974, at Commerce...
1st Lt. Warren Moxley (06/30/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- 1st Lt. Warren G. Moxley was born May 2, 1921, in Senath, Mo. A former member of Charleston Methodist Church, he was a 1938 graduate of Charleston High School. Before being commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps on Dec. 5, 1943, he was working as an investment field accountant in Dallas, where he was a member of University Park Methodist Church...
Clay McBride (06/30/12)
Clay McBride, 53, of La Crescenta, Calif., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, following an extended illness. He was born Sept. 17, 1958, in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., to Cedric and Erica McBride. He was married to Madeleine Tormey on Dec. 21, 1993, at First Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau...
Martin Weber Jr. (06/30/12)
Martin Benjamin Weber Jr., 68, of Billings, Mont., died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at his home. He was born April 4, 1944, in Neunert, Ill., to Martin Benjamin and Lorna Schilling Weber Sr., being the middle child of five. Marty graduated from Perryville High School in Perryville, Mo...
James DeWeese (06/29/12)
James E. DeWeese, 71, of Fenton, Mo., died Tuesday, June 26, 2012. He is the beloved husband of Janice Perdue DeWeese; cherished father of Mark (Liana), Matthew (Janet) and Timothy (Betty) DeWeese; dear grandfather of Samantha DeWeese (Mark) Gaines, Riley and Payten DeWeese...
Adam McCoy (06/29/12)
Paul Adam McCoy, 34, of Mesquite, Texas, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, June 25, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident in Mesquite. He was born Oct. 31, 1977, in Cape Girardeau, to Gerald Arthur and Paula Joyce James McCoy Sr. Adam was a 1996 graduate of Jackson High School. He had previously worked at Rapco Horizon and Nordenia. He was currently employed by Scott's Lawn Service in Dallas, Texas. He was a member of GCW Wrestling, Dynamo Pro and Jackson Skate Center Rink Rats...
Joseph Dobbelare (06/29/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Joseph L. Dobbelare, 87, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1924, at Belgique, Mo., to Hubert and Pauline DePauw Dobbelare. He married Opal Counts on Nov. 17, 1951, at Belgique. She preceded him in death March 28, 1980...
Lexis White (06/28/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Lexis Renee White, 10, of Chaffee died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Cardinal-Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 20, 2002, in Cape Girardeau, to Billy Jones and Nicole LuAnne White. Lexis was a student at St. Ambrose Catholic School in Chaffee and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church. She loved going to the Christian Mission Church in Benton, Mo., with her Mema Asbridge...
Michael Beck (06/28/12)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Michael A. Beck, 55, of St. Mary died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at his home. He was born July 5, 1956, in Perry County, Ill., son of Raymond and Lucille Rabe Beck. He and Dona J. Kartune were married Dec. 19, 1992. Mr. Beck had been a crane operator with Robinson Construction in Perryville, Mo. He was a member of American Thresherman Association...
Glennon Dobbelare (06/28/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Glennon A. Dobbelare, 85, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 3, 1926, in Belgique, Mo., son of Hubert and Pauline DePauw Dobbelare. He and Marilyn Dreyer were married Dec. 17, 1960...
Eastman Foster (06/28/12)
KELSO, Mo. -- Eastman Gage Foster, 69, of Kelso died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 11, 1943, in Wardell, Mo., to Farris Eugene and Peggy Jane Nipper Foster. He and Bobbie Abbott Foster were married July 31, 1992, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Mildred Fox (06/28/12)
Mildred H. Fox, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 1, 1924, in East St. Louis, Ill., to Lyman Leroy and Emma L. Harmon Hayden. She and Milford O. Fox were married Nov. 6, 1948, in Cape Girardeau...
Floyd Lingle (06/27/12)
Floyd Edward Lingle age 87 of St. Ives, Australia, formerly of Ware, Ill., and Dongola, Ill., died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Australia. Military honors will be given at 10 a.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., by members of the Illinois National Guard Burial Team and area veterans. Interment will follow in the Meisenhimer-Mount Olive Cemetery rural east of Dongola...
Eastman Foster (06/27/12)
KELSO, Mo. -- Eastman Gage Foster, 69, of Kelso died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum, with the Rev. Darrell E. Faire Sr. officiating...
Tyler Staral (06/27/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Tyler J. Staral, 19, of O'Fallon, Ill., formerly of Perryville, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, from injuries sustained in an accident in Belleville, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville...
Lexi White (06/27/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Lexi White, 10, of Chaffee died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Albert Craig (06/27/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Albert R. "Abe" Craig, 88, of Anna died Monday, June 25, 2012, at Union County Hospital in Anna. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Masonic rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. by Anna Masonic Lodge 520 AF&AM...
Adam McCoy (06/27/12)
Paul Adam McCoy, 34, of Balch Springs, Texas, formerly of Jackson, died Monday, June 25, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident in Mesquite, Texas. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mildred Fox (06/27/12)
Mildred H. Fox, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery...
Kenneth Mercer (06/27/12)
Kenneth Bryce Mercer, 98, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was formerly of Morton, Ill. He was born June 30, 1913, in Peoria, Ill., to Joseph and Bertha Carper Mercer. He and Virginia Yentes were married Feb. 10, 1940, in Peoria...
Nylahmae O'Donnell (06/27/12)
Nylahmae O'Donnell, 89, of Mexico, Mo., died Sunday, June 24, 2012. She was born Oct. 30, 1921, in Clark, S.D., daughter of Ralph Bernard and Mary Nielsen Fisher. O'Donnell enlisted in the WACs in March 1943 and served until September 1945. She and William Edward O'Donnell were married April 25, 1945, at Pearl Harbor Naval Chapel in Honolulu...
James Mirgeaux (06/27/12)
James John Mirgeaux, 87, of Scott City died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Feb. 24, 1925, in Fornfelt, to Joseph and Alice Rozmerski Mirgeaux. He married Valeria G. Ressel on Oct. 18, 1949, in Kelso, Mo...
Hugh LeDure (06/27/12)
Hugh Andrew LeDure, 90, of Jackson died Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1921, in Commerce, Mo., to August and Anna Martin LeDure. Hugh graduated from Benton High School. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson, Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158, life member of DAV Chapter 16 and chaplain 13 years, volunteer at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau and a sponsor for AA several years...
Hilda Wills (06/27/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hilda O'Linda Elsie Weinrich Wills, 89, of Perryville died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Perry County, daughter of August and Alma Fluegel Weinrich. She and Melvin Wills were married Oct. 12, 1947. He preceded her in death Feb. 1, 2001...
Travis Russell (06/25/12)
Travis Adon "Oogie" Russell, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Oct. 27, 1928, in East Prairie, Mo., to Alfred Young and Edna Lee Speers Russell. He and Florence M. Willis were married March 16, 1994, at Bell City, Mo...
Rev. John Kirkpatrick (06/26/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- The Rev. John Henry Kirkpatrick, 82, of Marble Hill died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral Home, with the Rev. Don Estes officiating. Burial will be in Hurricane Fork Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Hugh LeDure (06/26/12)
Hugh LeDure, 90, of Jackson died Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church...
Lenore Nye (06/26/12)
Lenore Kasten Nye, 94, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at her home in Rochelle, Ill. She was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Oak Ridge, to Theodore and Annette Willer Kasten. After graduating from Central High School in Cape Girardeau in 1934, she received a bachelor of science from Southeast Missouri State University in 1937 and master's from Peabody College in 1945...
Dorothy Schindler (06/26/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dorothy R. Schindler, 88, of Perryville died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Perryville, daughter of Hubert and Ida Mertz Schindler. Dorothy worked at International Shoe Co., Johnny Bishop Poultry, and Biltbest in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., before retiring. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
Everett Shackles (06/26/12)
Everett "Gordon" Shackles, 71, of Carson City, Nev., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at his home. He was born April 19, 1941, in Chaffee, Mo., to Everett Virgil and Delpha B. Hunsaker Shackles, the first son of five siblings...
Bruce White (06/26/12)
PERRYVILLE, Ill. -- Bruce Edward White, 59, of Perryville died Friday, June 22, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky., from injuries received in a vehicle accident. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Burial will be private...
Mary Williams (06/26/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mary Ann Williams, 62, of Clarkton, Mo., formerly of Tamms, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Kirk officiating. Burial will be in McCrite Cemetery...
Velta Douglas (06/25/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Velta Rosalee Douglas, 68, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Woodland Hills in Marble Hill. Velta was born Aug. 20, 1943, at St. Louis, daughter of Clarence and Lona Abernathy Douglas. She had retired from VIP Industries...
Stella Fassold (06/25/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stella M. Fassold, 88, of Perryville died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. Stella was born Aug. 23, 1923, in Perryville, daughter of Clarence and Olivia Charvaux Pecaut. She and Harry W. Fassold were married June 8, 1957. He preceded her in death April 27, 1993...
Patricia Turner (06/25/12)
MOOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Patricia Staggs Turner, 65, of Moorehouse, Mo. was called into heaven Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Patricia was born March 17, 1947, in Sikeston to the late Leon Alfred Cantrell and Frankie Mae Haley. She is survived by a son, Robert McGrane of St. Louis; a sister, Lisa Ellison of Scott City; two grandchildren; a niece; and several nephews...
Mary Ann Williams (06/25/12)
CLARKTON, Mo. — Mary Ann Williams, 62, of Clarkton, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at home. Arrangements were incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Minnie Diefenbach (06/24/12)
Minnie E. Diefenbach, 93, of Jackson died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Monticello House. She was born Nov. 24, 1918, in Tilsit, Mo., to William H. and Louise Sebastian Zimmer. She and Walter J. Diefenbach were married May 20, 1951. Minnie graduated from Jackson High School. ...
Karen Freeman (06/24/12)
Karen L. Freeman, 62, of Gordonville passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, comforted by her family, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She had struggled with cancer the past two years. She was born June 18, 1950, in Cairo, Ill., to George and Frances Travis Huckleberry. She and Michael S. Freeman were married April 2, 1977, at Camdenton, Mo...
Cynthia Higgins (06/24/12)
CHICAGO -- Cynthia Michelle Higgins, 46, of Chicago died Monday, June 11, 2012, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was born May 4, 1966, in Chicago, to Albert and Shirley Jackson Higgins. Cynthia attended Maywood School Systems where she graduated from Irving Elementary in 1980 and Proviso East High in 1984. She attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and received a bachelor of science in mass communication and business management...
Francis Lengefeld (06/24/12)
Francis R. "Tink" Lengefeld, 84, of Fort Myers, Fla., passed away Monday, June 11, 2012. Tink was preceded by his wife, Julia Ann "Jan" of 57 years, in 2007. He was born in 1928 in Gatesville, Texas, one of four sons of Charles and Elsa Lengefeld. He earned his unusual nickname as a boy for his zeal in tinkering with everything, taking things apart and putting them back together again, as good as new...
Tom Pace (06/24/12)
Thomas Allen "Tom" Pace, 64, of Scott City died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 17, 1947, in New Madrid County, to Samuel Harvey and Deloma Mae Parks Pace. He and Sandra Kay Kassel were married Aug. 1, 1975, in Cape Girardeau...
Christopher Reed (06/24/12)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Christopher Lee Reed, 37, of Grassy died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his home. He was born April 1, 1975, in St. Louis, to Jimmy Hershall and Patricia Blythe Reed. Christopher served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Congo and Kosovo, as well as the U.S. Army National Guard...
Travis Russell (06/22/12)
Travis Adon Russell, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Ratliff Care Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Lighthouse Church in Morley, Mo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Don Russell officiating. Burial will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, with full military honors by Missouri Honors Team...
Christopher Reed (06/22/12)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Christopher Lee Reed, 37, of Grassy died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his home. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Georgia Wright-Davis (06/22/12)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Georgia Ann Wright-Davis, 47, of Mound City died Monday, June 18, 2012, at the Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Friends may call from noon to service time Saturday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Johnny Nelson officiating...
Glennon Schremp (06/22/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Glennon J. Schremp, 79, of Perryville died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 4, 1933, in Perryville, son of Arthur and Bernice Fenwick Schremp. He and Velda Mattingly were married Sept. 4, 1955...
Mildred Klaus (06/22/12)
DE SOTO, Mo. -- Mildred Klaus, 87, of De Soto died Wednesday, June 20, 2012. She is the dear wife of 68 years to Nelson Klaus Sr.; mother to Dr. Nelson (Vicki) Klaus Jr. of Wilmington, N.C., Jacquelyn (Rich Filer) Moran of Crystal City, Mo., James (Gina) Klaus of De Soto, Debra (Kevin) Govero of Cape Girardeau and the late Sharon Klaus; dear grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend...
Alma Hoffstetter (06/22/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alma A. Hoffstetter, 93, of Perryville died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born Jan. 25, 1919, in Oran, Mo., daughter of Arthur and Clola Ramsey Smith. She and Gustave Hoffstetter were married April 30, 1939. He preceded her in death Nov. 14, 1999...
Delphia Brown (06/22/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Delphia Naola Brown, 94, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. She was born March 4, 1918, in the Hurricane community, daughter of Charles Edward and Emma E. Patton Douglas. She and Johney O. Brown were married Oct. 22, 1938. He preceded her June 25, 1980...
Janice Ferguson (06/21/12)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Janice "Jan" Ferguson, 62, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the home of a daughter in Anna, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Jim Stamp officiating. Burial will be in Dutch Ridge Cemetery...
John Clark Sr. (06/21/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- John E. Clark Sr., 65, of Anna, formerly of Cobden, Ill., died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church east of Cobden, with the Revs. Terry Kern, Roger Glasco, Doug Bridgeman and Jeff Starr officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery...
Roberta Skaggs (06/21/12)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Roberta Skaggs, 65, of Cairo, formerly of Thebes, Ill., died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 11, 1946, in Cairo, to Clyde and Ida Mae Peters Dunn Jr. She and Thurman L. Skaggs Jr. were married in 1968 in Arizona...
Claude Vance (06/21/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Claude Camden Vance, 61, of Marble Hill passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 3, 1951, in Albuquerque, N.M., son of Gerald Grant and Juanita "Jenny" Felipa Fajardo Vance...
Delphia Brown (06/21/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Delphia Naola Brown, 94, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. She was born March 4, 1918, in the Hurricane community, daughter of Charles Edward and Emma E. Patton Douglas. She and Johney O. Brown were married Oct. 22, 1938. He preceded her June 25, 1980...
Donald Harris Sr. (06/21/12)
Donald William Harris Sr., 71, of Scott City died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 3, 1941, in Mineral Point, Wis., to William and Dorothy Gibbons Harris. He and Joyce Turner were married Dec. 27, 1985, in Sheboygan, Wis. She preceded him in death Dec. 23, 2010...
Lois Gater (06/21/12)
Lois Louise Welker Gater, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at her home. She was born July 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, to Jacob Benton and Evelyn Emma Flowers Welker. She and Donald L. Gater were married April 24, 1972, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1992...
Donna Cohen (06/21/12)
THEBES, Ill. -- Donna Rae Cohen, 64, of Thebes passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 20, 1947, in Granite City, Ill., daughter of Harley H. Johnson and Dollie D. Orsburn Johnson...
Beatrice Dudley (06/21/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Beatrice Lee Dudley, 98, of Chaffee passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 21, 1913, at Zalma, Mo., to Buford Harrison and Iva Crites Fowler. She and Clarence Earl Dudley were married April 28, 1930. He preceded her in death June 26, 1982...
Karen Freeman (06/21/12)
Karen L. Freeman, 62, of Gordonville passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of service Monday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Gary Hoffstetter officiating...
Donna Cohen (06/20/12)
THEBES, Ill. — Donna R. Cohen, 64, of Thebes died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Jan Ferguson (06/20/12)
JONESBORO, Ill. — Jan Ferguson, 62, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at her daughter's home in Anna, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, Ill.
Karen Freeman (06/20/12)
Karen L. Freeman, 62, of Gordonville died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Larry Hunt (06/20/12)
CANTON, Ga. -- Larry W. Hunt, 60, of Canton died Thursday, June 14, 2012. He was born July 25, 1951, in Perryville, Mo., son of Leslie A. and Agnes Sutterer Hunt. He was the youngest of 12 siblings. Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Patty Hunt of Canton; a daughter, Sarah Maness and husband Lee of Dallas; four sons, Jeffrey Hunt and wife Karyn of Dallas, Matthew Hunt and wife Elmira of Canton, Adam Hunt and wife Sandra of Marietta, Ga., Wesley Hunt of Canton; six grandchildren; five sisters; three brothers; several nieces and nephews.. ...
Linda Mittrucker (06/20/12)
Linda Marie Mittrucker, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 26, 1961, in Quincy, Ill., to Oland and Mary Beth Brower Kraft. She and Jim Mittrucker were married Sept. 19, 1981, at St. Francis Church in Quincy...
Roberta Skaggs (06/20/12)
CAIRO, Ill. — Roberta J. Skaggs, 65, of Cairo died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Linda Mittrucker (06/19/12)
Linda Marie Mittrucker, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m...
Donald Tripp (06/19/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Donald F. Tripp, 75, of Anna died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, and from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Anna...
Randall Scott (06/19/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Randall P. "Randy" Scott, 42, of Perryville died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from noon until service time Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Parry officiating...
Bobby Gilley (06/19/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. — Bobby R. Gilley, 72, of Mounds died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Bertrand Retirement Home in Bertrand, Mo. A private memorial service will be held on the family farm. Barkett Funeral Home of Mounds is in charge of arrangements.
Martha Holler (06/19/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Martha A. Holler, 72, of Perryville died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was born Feb. 18, 1940, at Daisy, daughter of Pervis and Viola Hahs Sebaugh. She and Henderson L. "H.L." Holler were married Aug. 15, 1965. He preceded her in death Jan. 7, 2001...
Gladys Nebel (06/19/12)
Gladys Ella Keller Nebel, 86, of Cape Girardeau entered her heavenly home Sunday, June 17, 2012. She lived in Benton, Mo., 50 years and had resided at Saxony Village in Cape Girardeau 12 years. She was born Sept. 12, 1925, west of Cape Girardeau, daughter of Walter and Ella Keller. She and Calvin Paul Nebel were married Aug. 11, 1946, at Zion Lutheran Church. The Lord blessed their marital union with the gift of four children...
Gladys Simms (06/19/12)
Gladys Inez Simms, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 15, 1920, in Miland, Tenn., to John Henry and Matty Valdora Duck Edgin. Gladys was an avid gardener, enjoyed canning vegetables and was an Avon representative...
Thelma Sutton (06/19/12)
Burial service for Thelma V. Sutton was held June 9, 2012, at East Lawn Palms Cemetery in Tucson, Ariz., following a memorial service at Christ United Methodist Church. Thelma, 87, of Tucson passed away peacefully Sunday, May 27, 2012, in Tucson. East Lawn Palms Mortuary in Tucson was in charge of arrangements...
Bill Davis (06/19/12)
Longtime area artist Bill L. Davis, 83, of Scott City died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at his home. He was born July 4, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles Homer and Ida Adeline Kern Davis. He and Gloria Rose Held were married Sept. 24, 1950, at Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City and were blessed with two children...
Andrew Beadles (06/18/12)
Andrew Kent Beadles, 42, of San Jose, Costa Rica, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at his home. Beadles was born June 30, 1969, in Syracuse, N.Y., to Dr. John Asa Beadles, of Kennesaw, Ga., and Jerri Lynn Bunce Pasborg of Cape Girardeau. Andrew was valedictorian of his high school class in 1987 at Christian Academy of Greater St. Louis and graduated from St. Louis University in 1993 with a degree in economics...
Glenwood Blechle (06/18/12)
Glenwood C. Blechle, 82, of Jackson passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Jackson Manor. He was born Feb. 13, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, son of Fred and Velma Clark Blechle. He and LaDonna Bond were married July 14, 1950. She survives. Blechle was a member of St John's United Church of Christ, near Fruitland. ...
Sylvester Buchheit (06/18/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Sylvester P. "Syl" Buchheit, 76, of Perryville died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Buchheit was born Sept. 26, 1935, at Perryville, to August and Lorine Schnurbusch Buchheit. He married Donna Steinbecker on June 14, 1958, at Belgique, Mo. She survives in Perryville...
Barry Davis (06/18/12)
Barry D. Davis, 77, of Cape Girardeau -- husband of Nadine Burger Davis and father of Michelle E. Davis of Toledo, Ohio, and Kim (David) Kopp of Kirkwood, Mo. -- died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Dove Health & Rehab of Collierville, Tenn. Barry was born in Barrington, N.J., to Walter R. and Doris Dowd Davis on Sept. 27, 1934...
Bill Davis (06/18/12)
Bill L. Davis, 83, of Scott City died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
James Lee (06/18/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James Douglas Lee, 55, of Marble Hill died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Baker Cemetery...
Gladys Nebel (06/18/12)
Gladys E. Nebel, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Erna Powell (06/18/12)
Erna I. Powell, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 3, 1924, in New Wells, to Ben and Marie Mahnken Fiedler. She and Roy Powell were married in 1959 at Las Vegas. He preceded her in death in September 1966...
Sally Poyner (06/18/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Marcella Ann "Sally" Poyner, 65, died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at her home in Charleston. Born on Oct. 17, 1946, at Belleville, Ill., to the late Cletus J. and Helen Blackman Haas, she had lived in Chicago, and Elkhart, Ind., before returning to Charleston. She was of Catholic belief...
Maxine Stabbs (06/18/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Maxine Stabbs, 74, of Benton died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 29, 1938, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of Leo F. and Seena L. Chandler Hale. She and Lawrence A. Stabbs were married July 14, 1956, and he preceded her in death...
William Whiteside (06/18/12)
William Raymond "Bill" Whiteside, 78, of Jackson passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at his home. Bill was born Jan. 24, 1934, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., to Alvis and Hazel Brown Whiteside. He and Mary Schafer were married April 18, 1969. During his early years, Bill was a resident of Ste. Genevieve. He and Mary later resided in the communities of Jackson and Perryville, Mo., settling back in Jackson in 2006...
Ricky Dennison (06/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Ricky L. Dennison, 56, of New Orleans, formerly of Chaffee, died Monday, June 11, 2012, at his home. There is no service. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Payne (06/17/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Charles "Avon" Payne, 75, of Arnold, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. He was born Aug. 28, 1936, at McGee, Mo., son of John and Virgie Williams Payne. He and Kay Albert were married Jan. 30, 1960, in St. Louis...
Robert Foltz (06/17/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Robert Lee "Bob" Foltz, 83, of Tamms passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at Veterans Affairs Nursing Care Center in Marion, Ill. He was born Jan. 29, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Edith Riley Foltz. Robert was a member of First Baptist Church in Tamms and a retired carpenter...
Edward Beyer (06/17/12)
ANNA, Ill. — Edward John Beyer, 79, of Anna, formerly of Salem, Mo., died Friday, June 15, 2012, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Corine Turner (06/17/12)
Corine Turner, 81, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, June 15, 2012, at her home in Lebanon, Tenn. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Janet Hopkins officiating...
Mary Ellen Trenery (06/17/12)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Ellen Trenery, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 15, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Eustachius Catholic Church in Portageville. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Allan Saunders officiating...
Charles Pillars (06/17/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles A. Pillars, 91, of Perryville died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. Visitation will continue from 6:30 a.m. until the service Tuesday...
Barry Davis (06/17/12)
Barry D. Davis, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Dove Health & Rehab of Collierville in Collierville, Tenn. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
William Whiteside (06/17/12)
William Raymond "Bill" Whiteside, 78, of Jackson passed away Friday, June 15, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be 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 McCombs Funeral Home, with the Rev. Stan Hargis officiating...
Maxine Stabbs (06/17/12)
BENTON, Mo. — Maxine Stabbs, 74, of Benton died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Glenwood Blechle (06/17/12)
Glenwood C. Blechle, 82, of Jackson died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Jackson Manor. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau...
Dorothy Miles (06/17/12)
Dorothy L. Miles, 100, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 15, 2012, at her home. She was born March 30, 1912, in Farmington, Mo., daughter of J.B. Laws Sr. and Alice Mae Griffin Laws. On Aug. 29, 1943, she was married to Paul C. Miles in Farmington. He passed away Jan. 21, 2005...
Robert Evans (06/17/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert E. "Bob" Evans, 85, of Perryville died June 16, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. He was born Oct. 31, 1926, in Perryville, son of Gilbert and Reva Rader Evans. He was preceded in death by his wife Piccola Meador...
Rose Welter (06/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rose Marie Welter, 77, of Chaffee passed away at the Chaffee Nursing Center on Friday, June 15, 2012. She was born Aug. 28, 1934, to the late Anton and Agnes Enderle Welter at their home near Chaffee. Rose was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee...
Danny Floyd (06/17/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Danny Michael Floyd, 53, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012, comforted by family and friends, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1958, in Dexter, Mo., to the Rev. Harry "Sonny" and Freda Reaves Floyd...
Jerry Hayes (06/15/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jerry Marshall Hayes, 58, of Benton died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. There will be no service. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. www.amick-burnettfuneralchapels.com...
Charles Polach Jr. (06/15/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles S. Polach Jr., 69, of Anna died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna, with the Rev. Federico Higuera officiating. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery in Anna...
Rita Todt (06/15/12)
ORAN, Mo. -- Rita H. Todt, 87, of Oran passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Chaffee, Mo., to Robert J. and Mary Griffin Margrabe. She and Harold J. Todt were married June 1, 1948. He preceded her in death Sept. 24, 1985...
June Smith (06/15/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- June "Teen" Smith, 78, of Tamms died Thursday, June 14, 2011, at Day Star Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born in Thebes, Ill., May 26, 1934, daughter of Clyde and Mattie Pettit McBride. June was a member of Alexander Free Will Baptist Church. She was a past trustee of the village of Tamms. She worked at Tamms IGA and then as a teller at Capaha Bank...
Denver Sherman (06/15/12)
Denver D. Sherman, 79, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., formerly of Vergennes, Ill., died Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, comforted by his wife, Donna, and three children, Tanya, Jim and Dawn. He was born July 29, 1932, in his family's rural Vergennes home, to August and Edith Stout Sherman...
Ruth Ann Kasten (06/15/12)
Ruth Ann Kasten, 81, of Jackson went to her eternal home Thursday, June 14, 2012. She passed away peacefully at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 10, 1931, in Detroit, daughter of David C. and Anita Altenthal Eifert. She and R.C. Kasten were married Aug. 28, 1955, at Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City and were blessed with three children...
Dana Melbourne (06/15/12)
Dana "Chief" Melbourne, 58, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 28, 1953, in Poplar, Mont., to Alfred and Cleo Speakswalking Melbourne. He married Jeanette Storm, who preceded him in death May 29, 2012...
Jesse James (06/14/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jesse Wayne James, 22, of Marble Hill died Friday, June 8, 2012, in Fredericktown, Mo., due to a vehicle accident. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with burial in Plainview Cemetery...
Trula Mouser (06/14/12)
Trula E. Mouser, 93, of St. Louis, formerly of Friedheim, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Bentley's Extended Care in St. Louis. She was born July 16, 1918, in Lixville, Mo., daughter of Harry and Emma Doggett Statler. She and Roy Franklin Mouser were married March 29, 1941. He preceded her in death Feb. 6, 1995...
Willie Newbern (06/14/12)
Willie James Newbern, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born in 1941 in Armorel, Ark., to Roland and Lucinda Newbern. Newbern was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings. He leaves to celebrate his home going his wife, Edna Newbern; and a daughter, Denise (Kirk) Dunnavant of Cape Girardeau...
Rita Todt (06/14/12)
ORAN, Mo. — Rita Todt, 87, of Oran died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Jim Willenbring (06/14/12)
James B. "Jim" Willenbring, 74, of Fruitland passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 13, 1938, in Montrose, Mo., to Frank and Eleanor Bettels Willenbring. He and Charlene "Toni" Giesen were married May 1, 1971, in Sioux City, Iowa...
Bill Beeler (06/13/12)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William R. "Bill" Beeler, 92, of Cairo died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 7, 1919, son of Carl and Zellia Johnston Beeler. He married O. Blanche Gardner, who preceded him in death in 2009...
Forrest Crawford (06/13/12)
Forrest Albert Crawford, 55, of Scott City died Saturday, June 9, 2012, in Franklin, Ky. He was born Dec. 20, 1956, in Wyatt, Mo., to Forrest Eugene and Janice Hope McCormick Crawford. He and Margrette Ann Hoggard were married Aug. 4, 1984. Forrest was a truck driver with Single Source Logistics...
Loretta Musgraves (06/13/12)
Loretta D. Musgraves, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 11, 2012, at her home. She was born Friday, April 2, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, to Charley and Elizabeth Schuette Davie. Loretta was a member of Cape County Cowboy Church. She worked more than 46 years at Florsheim Shoe Co...
John Reynolds Jr. (06/13/12)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- John Wayne Reynolds Jr., 49, of New Madrid died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Sept. 18, 1962, in Chicago, to John Wayne Reynolds Sr. of Lilbourn, Mo., and Janet Marie Lacy Morgan of Scott City...
Donald Survant (06/13/12)
Donald Patrick Survant, 75, of Jackson passed away Monday, June 11, 2012, at his home. He was born March 17, 1937, in St. Louis, son of Luther and Elsie Luecke Survant. He and Gloria Ann Richeson were married Dec. 20, 1954. Donald worked in aircraft maintenance in the U.S. Air Force and Missouri Air National Guard, retiring as a senior master sergeant. He was a member of Glenallen United Methodist Church...
Cornelia Winkler (06/13/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cornelia C. Winkler, 85, of Perryville died Monday, June 11, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 9, 1926, at Apple Creek, Mo., to Henry N. and Sophie Josephine Wibbenmeyer Buchheit. She married Hubert Winkler on May 28, 1946, at Apple Creek...
Willie Newbern (06/13/12)
Willie James Newbern, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born in 1941 in Armorel, Ark., to Roland and Lucinda Newbern. Newbern was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings. He leaves to celebrate his home going his wife, Edna Newbern; and a daughter, Denise (Kirk) Donavan of Cape Girardeau...
Karen Stephens (06/13/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Karen Lynn Stephens, 50, of Advance passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at her home. She was born March 23, 1962, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Edsel and Marie Talley Cooper. She and Clint Stephens were married July 16, 1983, at Bell City, Mo...
Forrest Crawford (06/12/12)
Forrest Albert Crawford, 55, of Scott City died Saturday, June 9, 2012, in Franklin, Ky. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Hileman (06/12/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Margaret Ann Hileman, 82, of Tamms died Monday, June 11, 2012, at her home. She was born June 20, 1929, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Thomas and Margaret Siers Donahue. She married Carl Hileman on Nov. 10, 1950, in Cairo. Margaret is survived by her husband, Carl Hileman of Tamms; two sons, Carl E. ...
Roy Hinkle (06/12/12)
Roy V. Hinkle, 91, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully Sunday, June 10, 2012, at the Lutheran Home, where he was in hospice care after living at the facility the last two years. He was born Nov. 10, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, son of Clarence and Naomi Hinkle. He and Marie Kaufman were married July 21, 1945, in Cape Girardeau...
James Lemmink (06/12/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- James Allen Lemmink, 42, of Benton died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Nov. 24, 1969, in Rockford, Ill., to James Robert and Virginia May Carr Lemmink. He married Doris Hughes on April 17, 1999, in Scott City...
Loretta Musgraves (06/12/12)
Loretta D. Musgraves, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 11, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Marie Nagel (06/12/12)
Marie M. Nagel, 93, of Gordonville went to her eternal heavenly home Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Dutchtown, daughter of Henry A. and Meyhulda Geiser Schlegel. She and Emil Alvin Nagel were married April 13, 1947. He passed away Jan. 24, 1988...
Edward Rodgers (06/12/12)
Edward J. Rodgers, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Marian Cliff Manor in St. Mary, Mo. He was born Feb. 13, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, to James E. and Anna E. Tidwell Rodgers. Edward served his country in the U.S. Army. He is survived by two brothers, Terry Eakers and Bradly Scott of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Carolyn Rodgers Boes of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., and Sharon J. Brown of Cape Girardeau...
William Beeler (06/11/12)
William R. "Bill" Beeler, 92, of Cairo, Ill. died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center in Cairo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, with Larry Potts officiating. Interment will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens with military graveside honors...
Janet Chatman (06/11/12)
Janet Lee Chatman, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 30, 1944, in Ellington, Mo., to Dallas and Hazel Decker Smith Scott. Janet enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and she loved playing Bingo...
Dr. Thomas Lovinggood Sr. (06/11/12)
Dr. Thomas Allen Lovinggood Sr., 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Dr. Lovinggood was born Jan. 27, 1924, in Memphis, Tenn., to Webster Perry and Eva May O'Brien Lovinggood. He met his beloved wife Nancy E. Bridges Lovinggood after college, and they were married Nov. 25, 1950, in Philadelphia, Miss. She preceded him in death in 2005...
Marie Nagel (06/11/12)
Marie Nagel, 93, of Gordonville died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Gary Streiler (06/11/12)
Gary Joseph Streiler, 64, of Jackson went to his eternal heavenly home Wednesday, June 6, 2012. He passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after fighting a long battle with lung cancer. Streiler was born at Saint Francis Hospital on March 17, 1948, to the late Harry J. and Ollie M. Wood Streiler...
Lillian Werner (06/11/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lillian R. Werner, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville. She was born July 16, 1924, in Frohna, Mo., daughter of Theodore H. and Doretha E. (Mueller) Kassel. She and Norman L. Werner were married May 6, 1945. He preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1980...
Janet Chatman (06/10/12)
Janet Chatman, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home.
Gracie King (06/10/12)
Gracie L. King, 62, of Jackson passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 20, 1949, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Chandes and Lillie Bander Hale Sr. She and Nelson King Jr. were married Nov. 7, 1969, at Jackson. ...
Thomas Lovinggood (06/10/12)
Dr. Thomas A. Lovinggood, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. Arrangements are pending with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Ruth Ponder (06/10/12)
Ruth A. Ponder, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Jan. 2, 1923, in Perry County, Mo., to Benjamin and Alma Brandes Bock. She and Thomas F. Ponder were married Oct. 25, 1947, at Sikeston, Mo. He died Feb. 1, 2006...
Martin Scharenborg (06/10/12)
Martin J. Scharenborg, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 8, 2012, at his home. He was born May 2, 1939, at Laflin, Mo., to John George and Francis Adeline Vangennip Scharenborg. He and Connie K. Kester married June 2, 1962, at Cape Girardeau. Martin worked for Bunny Bread Inc. for 25 years, retiring in 1988...
James Schoen (06/10/12)
James William Schoen, 80, of Scott City died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Peter Clarke (06/09/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Peter J. Clarke, 81, of Olive Branch died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 27, 1930, in Cairo, Ill., the son of the late John Earl and Mary Langan Clarke. He was a conservation police officer with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources before his retirement. ...
Vince Friedel (06/09/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Vincent Joseph "Vince" Friedel, 55, of St. Louis, a gregarious and loving man who touched the hearts and souls of those around him, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He will be remembered most fondly for his faith-filled life and love of people. He was a compassionate healer, who had a degree in both chiropractic and naturopathic medicine...
B.W. Andrews (06/09/12)
Berton William "B.W." Andrews, 83, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away peacefully Monday, June 4, 2012, in Tucson. He was born June 12, 1928, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his wife, Eva Anne McNeel Andrews; a sister, Marilyn Sue (Robert) Montgomery; a son, Christopher (Margaret) Andrews; three grandchildren, Eric, Travis and Clark; and four great-grandchildren...
Thelma Sutton (06/09/12)
Thelma V. Sutton, 87, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away peacefully Sunday, May 27, 2012, in Tucson. She was born Jan. 21, 1925, at Sedgewickville, Mo., to Jesse and Metta Loberg. Thelma is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years, retired Lt. Col. Alvin I. Sutton; a loving sister, Maxine Fellows and husband Edward of Jackson. She and Al were blessed with five children, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Geneva George (06/09/12)
ELLINGTON, Mo. -- Geneva O. George, 86, of Ellington departed this life Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Mercy Skilled Nursing Center in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Ellington, daughter of Myrtle Ferguson and James Widger. She and John H. George were married Sept. 4, 1942, in Piggott, Ark., and to this union two sets of twins were born. John preceded her in death Aug. 24, 1986...
Ada Wendel (06/09/12)
Ada Juanita Wendel, 87, of Jackson died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Randles, to August John and Elizabeth Clementine "Lizzie" Menz Schlosser. She married Ray Wendel Sr. on Feb. 15, 1942, in Oran, Mo. He preceded her in death April 19, 1999...
Edward Rodgers (06/09/12)
Edward J. Rodgers, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Marian Cliff Manor in St. Mary, Mo. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ebby Harvell (06/08/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ebby Harvell, 72, of Tamms died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at her home. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Clark Short officiating. Burial will be in McCrite Cemetery...
Peter Clarke (06/08/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. — Peter J. Clarke, 81, of Olive Branch died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Ada Wendel (06/08/12)
Ada Wendel, 87, of Scott City died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangement are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Gary Streiler (06/08/12)
Gary Joseph Streiler, 64, of Jackson went to his eternal heavenly home Wednesday, June 6, 2012. He passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after fighting a long battle with lung cancer. He was born at St. Francis Hospital March 17, 1948, to the late Harry J. and Ollie M. Wood Streiler...
Patricia Schlosser (06/08/12)
Patricia Anne "Sis" Schlosser, 78, of Scott City passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1933, in Kelso, Mo., to Lambert and Lorraine Dohogne Drury. She and Theon Louis "Junior" Schlosser were married Nov. 5, 1955, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death April 1, 2012...
Leston Morrison (06/08/12)
Leston Morrison, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at his home. He was born Feb. 20, 1917, in Marble Hill, Mo., to Chester and Maggie Sadler Morrison. He and Virginia Huffman were married Sept. 18, 1946, at Drum, Mo. Leston served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II from Jan. 31, 1942, to Nov. 21, 1945...
Corine Bohnert (06/08/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Corine M. Bohnert, 101, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 27, 1910, in Perry County, to Charles and Elizabeth Lappe Berkbuegler. She and Otto Bohnert were married April 20, 1931, at Brewer, Mo. He preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1972...
Everett Farmer (06/07/12)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Everett Emro Farmer, 93, of Kennett departed this life Saturday, June 2, 2012. He was born Jan. 16, 1919, in Charleston, Mo., son of Jerry C. and Ada Baker Farmer. He and Lois Gladish were married June 12, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Lillian Pohlman (06/07/12)
Lillian E. Pohlman, 86, of Oak Ridge died Monday, June 4, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, Mo. She was born Oct. 11, 1925, in Perry County, daughter of William and Esther Dede Aurich. She and Delmar F. Pohlman were married Jan. 6, 1946. He preceded her in death March 29, 2009...
Patricia Schlosser (06/07/12)
Patricia Anne Schlosser, 78, of Scott City died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Freda Whiteside (06/07/12)
Freda Jean Whiteside, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Jan. 24, 1935, near East Prairie, Mo., to Raymond and Mildred Mayberry Dick. She and J.F. Whiteside were married March 1, 1958, at Charleston, Mo...
William Pender (06/06/12)
William H. Pender, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Fountainbleau Lodge. There will be no service. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Lillian Pohlman (06/06/12)
Lillian E. Pohlman, 86, of Oak Ridge died Monday, June 4, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, Mo. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 6:30 to 8 a.m. Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim, with the Rev. Roger Steinbrueck officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Freda Whiteside (06/06/12)
Freda Jean Whiteside, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Jan. 24, 1935, near East Prairie, Mo., to Raymond and Mildred Mayberry Dick. She and J.F. Whiteside were married March 1, 1958, at Charleston, Mo...
Basil Barnes (06/05/12)
Heaven received an angel Sunday, June 3, 2012, when Basil Lee Barnes, 76, passed away in Cape Girardeau, with his family by his side. He was born Jan. 18, 1936, in West Frankfort, Ill., to Virgil and Golda Barnes, and was the second oldest of five children. He attended Frankfort Community High School...
Valerie Higgins (06/05/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Valerie Fay Higgins, 65, of Cunningham, Ky., formerly of Mounds, died Monday, June 4, 2012, at her home. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Aaron Burnett officiating. Burial will be in Cache Chapel Cemetery east of Ullin, Ill...
Basil Barnes (06/04/12)
Basil "Mr. B" Barnes, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 3, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. To leave online condolences, visit www.crainsonline.com.
Alberta Heimbaugh (06/04/12)
Alberta Mae Heimbaugh, 89, went to her eternal heavenly home Friday, June 1, 2012. Alberta passed away at her home of more than 60 years. She was the ninth child of Louis J. and Elizabeth Mueller Riske, born May 5, 1923, at Elmont, Mo. She had eight sisters and two brothers...
William Vaughan Jr. (06/04/12)
William M. "Jack" Vaughan Jr., 90, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Vaughan was born June 28, 1921, in Vermillion County, Ind., to William M. and Mabel Willis Vaughan. He and Erma Jean Malugen were married March 31, 1967, at Sikeston, Mo...
Sally Burke (06/03/12)
Sarah Antoinette "Sally" Burke, 86, passed away Friday, June 1, 2012, at home with her family in Jackson. She was born Nov. 20, 1925, in Colfax, Iowa, to Anton L. and Francisca M. Eickmann Horn. She and Thomas A. Burke Jr. were married Nov. 3, 1951, in Victor, Iowa. They moved from Iowa to Jackson in 1972 and had been married 42 years when Tom passed away May 9, 1994...
Dawn Donachy (06/03/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dawn M. Donachy, 47, of Perryville died Friday, June 1, 2012, at her residence in Perryville. She was born May 29, 1965, in Shawano, Wisc., daughter of Orville and Laverne Steffens Schaefer of Perryville. Dawn Donachy was an assembler at TG USA and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church...
Kimberly Kaufman (06/03/12)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Kimberly Ann "Kim" Shepherd Kaufman, 56, of Villa Ridge, formerly of Mounds, Ill., passed away at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at her residence following a brave battle with breast cancer. Kim was born Oct. 24, 1955, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Jack and Ella Nora Newell Shepherd...
Ada King (06/03/12)
Ada King, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Gary Stephens (06/02/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gary Earl Stephens, 61, of Marble Hill passed away Friday, June 1, 2012, at Sells Nursing Home in Matthews, Mo. He was born Dec. 4, 1950, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Gerald Earl and Dorothy Mae Berry Stephens. Stephens had worked at the pallet mill...
Jerry VanDover (06/02/12)
Jerry Lynn VanDover, 78, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Landmark Hospital. He had been hospitalized several weeks with acute respiratory disease. He was born Oct. 29, 1933, in Poplar Bluff, to Al and Nell Sliger VanDover...
Robert Morgan (06/02/12)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Robert Morgan, 80, of Charleston died Friday, June 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 17, 1931, at Datto, Ark., to Clarence Everett and Pearl Elizabeth Fears Morgan. He and Donna Reeves were married May 27, 1955...
John Schreiner III (06/02/12)
John Ernest Schreiner III, 69, of Jackson died Thursday, May 31, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1942, in Jackson, to John Ernest and Vera Jean Welker Schreiner Jr. He and Martha Ann Orrell were married Dec. 3, 1960. John served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1963...
Jessie Miller (06/02/12)
Jessie Marie "Sally" Holmes Miller, 68, of Pineville, La., died Friday, April 13, 2012, at her home. She was born in 1943 in Fornfelt, daughter of Jesse A. and Clara Marie Hill Holmes. She was a 1961 graduate of Illmo-Scott City High School...
Jerry VanDover (06/01/12)
Jerry Lynn VanDover, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Landmark Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Rev. Paul Joseph (06/01/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Paul Patrick Joseph, 84, of Perryville died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Monday at Mary Mother of God Chapel of the Vincentian Residence in Perryville...
Ralph DeBrock (06/01/12)
Ralph J. DeBrock, 68, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012, at his home in Jackson. He was born Nov. 16, 1943, in Blomeyer, Mo., to Fred and Martha Vandeven DeBrock. He and Berneice Koenig were married June 18, 1966. Ralph attended school at Leopold, Mo. ...
Hank Niemann (06/01/12)
Henry Earl "Hank" Niemann, 81, of Gordonville passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1930, in Gordonville, son of Henry Herman and Clara Elizabeth Sandvos Niemann. He and Mary Schweain Tilley were married May 20, 1998. She passed away Jan. 18, 2011...
Cornelia Clements (06/01/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Cornelia M. Clements, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born May 23, 1926, at Apple Creek, Mo., to Louis and Dorothy Buchheit Hennemann. She and Oscar B. "Doc" Clements were married June 10, 1950, at Apple Creek. He preceded her in death April 23, 2002...
Melba Ruhl (06/01/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Melba Jean Stevenson Ruhl, 72, of Springfield, Ill., passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She was born Oct. 31, 1939, in Greenbrier, Mo., daughter of Wilbur and Elsie Crites Robins. She and John Ruhl were married March 22, 2003, in Advance...
James Baker (06/01/12)
James Charles Baker, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. He was born March 26, 1929, in Advance, Mo., to Eddie and Reva Marie Bond Baker. He and Anna Belle McClain were married Sept. 5, 1947, at Arbor, Mo...
Rena Ellis (06/01/12)
Rena Ellis, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born March 25, 1913, to Bert Raymond and Lula Jane Newby Ellis. Rena was preceded in death by all her siblings. Most recent was Ruth Dempster of Fresno, Calif., who died May 4, 2012. Her other siblings were Sybil Firkovich (Doc), Margaret Hubbard (Chester), Claude Ellis (Dolly) and Ray Ellis...
Mamie Bachmann (06/01/12)
Mamie L. Kraemer Bachmann, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 15, 1921, in Scott City, to Fred W. and Laura H. Windeknecht Kraemer. Mamie was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church. She worked at Campbell Mattress Co. more than 30 years...