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Obituaries from August 2012

Robert Blank (08/31/12)
In the afternoon of Aug. 28, 2012, God called home Robert Paul "Bob" Blank, 74, of Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 26, 1938, at home, to Charles Paul and Gladys Whitticre Blank of Cape Girardeau. He and Gaye Foeste were married Jan. 19, 1957, at Trinity Lutheran Church. She was his partner, best friend and love of life...
John Stokes (08/31/12)
John Nolen Stokes, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1956, in Wyatt, Mo., son of the late John Brashears and Velma Stokes. He and Marie Marshall were married May 11, 1984. Stokes was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Thomas Wicker (08/31/12)
KENNETT, Mo. -- Thomas David Wicker, 47, formerly of Granite City, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at his home in Kennett, where he had lived the past three years. He was born Oct. 11, 1964, in Granite City, son of Troy and Patricia Wicker Coleman...
Willis Sansoucie (08/31/12)
Willis Allen "Red" Sansoucie, 87, of Crystal City, Mo., passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1925, in Valles Mines, Mo., son of Minnie Courtway and Lawrence Sansoucie. Survivors include two sons, Tim Sansoucie and wife Karen of Festus, Mo., Thomas White and wife Pat of Springfield, Mo.; three daughters, Kathie Bunster and husband Louis of Jackson, Barbara Drury and husband Delray of Herculaneum, Mo., Laurie Manley and husband James of Plano, Texas; four grandchildren, Kimberly Chronister and husband Andrew, Jason Garms and wife Jennifer, Jaime Sansoucie and William Sansoucie; a great-grandson, Allen Jason Garms; and a sister, Dora Backer of Arnold, Mo.. ...
Robert Blank (08/30/12)
In the afternoon of Aug. 28, 2012, God called home Robert Paul "Bob" Blank, 74, of Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 26, 1938, at home, to Charles Paul and Gladys Whitticre Blank of Cape Girardeau. He and Gaye Foeste were married Jan. 19, 1957, at Trinity Lutheran Church. She was his partner, best friend and love of life...
Thomas Crites (08/30/12)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Thomas Jacob "Tom" Crites, 87, of Bloomington, Ind., a World War II submarine veteran, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, surrounded by the love of his family at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, following a brave battle with cancer...
Milford Davis (08/30/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Milford G. Davis, 86, of Tamms died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at his home. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in Anna, with John Watson officiating. ...
Brenda Euler (08/30/12)
Brenda Euler, 49, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at her home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau handled the arrangements.
Marla Green (08/30/12)
UNION, Mo. -- Marla Green, 62, of Union passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at her home. She was born Aug. 19, 1950, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Enos and Eileen Morningstar Browning. She and Richard Green were married Nov. 9, 1968, in St. Clair County, Ill...
Jimmy Joyner (08/30/12)
CAIRO, Ill. — Jimmy G. Joyner, 60, of Cairo died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at his home. A celebration of life service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Fat Boy's in Cairo. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is serving the family.
Anna Kieffer (08/30/12)
O'FALLON, Mo. -- Anna Thele Kieffer, 88, of O'Fallon died Sunday, July 29, 2012. Loving wife of the late Theodore A. Kieffer; beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Wilhelmina Thele; devoted mother of Martin (Barbara) Kieffer, Donna (Dale) Frost and Carol (Daniel) Barr; cherished grandmother of Rachel York, Craig Frost, Mark Frost, Andrew Barr, Sarah Barr, David Kieffer and Patrick Kieffer; honored great-grandmother of five; and dear sister of Loretta Aschoff...
Judith Menz (08/30/12)
Judith Mae Menz, 64, of Scott City passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 21, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to Everett Harold and Virginia Mae Heisserer Wylder. Judith had worked at Western Sizzlin Steak House and Colonial Bread in Cape Girardeau many years, and at Ely Walker. She was a kind and loving person to all who knew her...
Kaylea Pobst (08/30/12)
ORAN, Mo. -- Kaylea Faith Pobst of Oran passed away shortly after birth Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include her parents, David Andrew and Diane Lea Schreckenberg Pobst of Oran; a brother, Drew Pobst of the home; maternal grandparents, Patrick and Fern Schreckenberg of Leopold, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Melvin and Melissa Pobst of Oran; and paternal great-grandmother, Nadene Phillips of Oran...
Earl Stratton (08/30/12)
Earl Richard Stratton, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 27, 1933, at Marble Hill, Mo., to Melvin and Thelma Fox Stratton. He and Wilma Stephens were married March 13, 1953, at Marble Hill...
Jimmy Joyner (08/29/12)
CAIRO, Ill. — Jimmy G. Joyner, 60, of Cairo died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at his home. Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Sherrill (08/29/12)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Evelyn A. Sherrill, 89, of Brazeau died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Independence Care Center in Perryville, Mo. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville, and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Brazeau Presbyterian Church...
Robert Blank (08/29/12)
Robert P. Blank, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Emma Backer (08/29/12)
Emma Elizabeth Backer, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Grover, Colo., to Fred and Clara Schierenbeck Ehmke. Emma and Christian Ernest Backer were married Feb. 28, 1943, in Cheyenne, Wyo. He preceded her in death May 5, 1984...
Dale Seabaugh (08/29/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Dale Seabaugh, 90, of Coweta, Okla., formerly of Chaffee, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at his daughter's home in Coweta. He was born Feb. 18, 1922, in Zalma, Mo., to Vincent Earl and Bertha Alfreda Abernathy Seabaugh. He and Mable Dehart were married Aug. 10, 1946. He later married Margaret Guy on Feb. 27, 1960. She preceded him in death Dec. 24, 1989...
Kimberly Mothershead (08/29/12)
Kimberly V. Mothershead, 53, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully at her home Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her children. She was born Jan. 22, 1959, in Springfield, Mo., daughter of Donald Edward and Kathryn Keller Vance Sr...
Bobby Smith (08/29/12)
Bobby Joe Smith, 54, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Dec. 27, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Wilburn E. and Rose Marie Keller Smith. Bobby Joe worked for the former Internal Medicine Group and Immediate Health Care in Cape Girardeau, and was co-owner of the former River City Health Clinic in Cape Girardeau from 1998 to 2002...
Nylahmae O'Donnell (08/29/12)
Nylahmae O'Donnell, 89, of Mexico, Mo., beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many, entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, June 24, 2012. She served in the Women's Army Corps...
Leola Richards (08/29/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Leola Grace Richards, 81, of Mounds passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born July 13, 1931, in Pulaski, Ill., daughter of Willis and Wilma Edwards Richards. Grace was a member of Center Methodist Church near Olmsted, Ill., an active member of Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 178 of Villa Ridge, Ill., and was very active in various community events...
Rita Fenwick (08/28/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rita M. Fenwick, 87, of Perryville died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Independence Care Center. She was born Feb. 28, 1925, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of August and Agnes Unterreiner Pingel. She married Leroy Fenwick on June 21, 1947, at Perryville. He preceded her in death June 22, 2011...
Kimberly Mothershead (08/28/12)
Kimberly K. Mothershead, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Alumni Center at Southeast Missouri State University, 926 Broadway. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Jackson. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Kenneth Nance (08/28/12)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Kenneth Wayne Nance, 47, of Puxico passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Puxico Nursing and Rehab. He was born Nov. 10, 1964, in Chaffee, Mo., to Aquilla and Mildred Chasteen Chapman. He and Cheryl L. Wilfong were married July 31, 1989...
Barry Poff (08/28/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Barry L. "Joey" Poff, 35, of Florissant, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, in Perryville. He was born Sept. 24, 1976, in St. Louis, son of Barry Len Poff of Perryville, Sherry Kiefer Mullins and stepfather Jerry Mullins of St. Charles, Mo. He and Robetta Ward were married Aug. 4, 2007...
Grace Richards (08/28/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. — Grace Richards, 81, of Mounds died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Emma Backer (08/27/12)
Emma Elizabeth Backer, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cheyenne, Wyo., died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Mary Crites (08/27/12)
Mary Sue Crites, 57, of Scott City died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at her home. She was born Nov. 22, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, to Willard Basil and Sarah Jane Dickerson Crites. Mary Sue was a recovery room nurse at Saint Francis Medical Center for 30 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6407 in Scott City...
Marvin Michelson (08/27/12)
Marvin Glen Michelson, 73, of Millersville died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at his home. He was born July 13, 1939, in Kanawha, Iowa, to Raymond Glen and Ardith Mae Berhow Michelson. He and Barbara L. Clayton were married July 24, 1960, in Klemme, Iowa...
Lynn Milligan (08/27/12)
Lynn "Bud" Larry Milligan, 72, of Scott City, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 26, 1939, in Fornfelt, to Lee Otis and Glema Myrl Wills Milligan. Bud worked as a pipe fitter for Sprinkler Fitters Union No. 669. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Kennith Whitlock (08/27/12)
Kennith Eugene Whitlock Sr., 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 29, 1925, in Thompsonville, Ill., son of Jack and Delena Pemberton Whitlock. He and Virginia Ann Minner were married Sept. 20, 1946, in Raleigh, Ill...
Linda Gilmer (08/26/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Linda Gilmer, 62, of Chaffee died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Union Park Cemetery. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements...
Harold Taylor (08/26/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Harold Gene Taylor, 84, of Anna died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Feb. 10, 1928, son of Lowell and Mannie Taylor. He and Mary Catheryn Dillow were married Sept. 11, 1954, in Danville, Ill...
William Kuss (08/26/12)
A tribute to our Dad: William H. Kuss was called by our father to enter his heavenly kingdom Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. Bill was a man of strong convictions. He loved his family and was always there for them. He had steadfastly fulfilled his calling as devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. ...
Laura Martin (08/26/12)
Laura L. Martin, 48, of Norfolk, Neb., formerly of Jackson, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. She was born Feb. 23, 1964, daughter of John W. and Carolyn Allstun Sarff. She and Al Martin were married Sept. 9, 1987...
Helen Summers (08/26/12)
Helen L. Summers, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 29, 1918, in Bloomfield, Mo., to Henry M. and Alberta E. Wright. She and Everett Summers were married Dec. 7, 1938. They had been married nearly 42 years when he passed away Nov. 25, 1980...
Harold Schott (08/26/12)
ORAN, Mo. — Harold "Sonny" Schott, 76, of Oran, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Graveside service will be at noon Tuesday at Williams Cemetery. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Kennith Whitlock (08/26/12)
Kennith Whitlock, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Shirley Driskell (08/26/12)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Shirley Ann Driskell, 75, of Perkins, Mo., passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at the family home. She was born April 13, 1937, at Perkins to the late Elmer and Alreda Bumgardner Calliotte. Shirley married Robert L. Driskell on Sept. 3, 1966...
Virginia Johnson (08/26/12)
Sally Virginia Johnson, 98, of Cape Girardeau went to Jesus on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1914, at Cape Girardeau to Joel P. and Mary Jane Mabrey Nunn. She and John X. Johnson were married Thursday, July 14, 1949, at New Orleans. He died Oct. 7, 1971...
Linus Winkler (08/26/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Linus L. "Buddy" Winkler, 82, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at his home. He was born March 11, 1930, in Perry County to Hugo and Anna Meyer Winkler. He married Velda M. Pecaut on April 19,1952. She preceded him in death Feb. 14, 2004...
Loretta Fellows (08/26/12)
Loretta Agnes Fellows, 78, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Feb. 5, 1934, in Chicago to Travis Jackson and Ruby Agnes Friese Marshall. She and Floyd Oscar Fellows were married March 6, 1954, at Sedgewickville, Mo...
Emma Henson (08/26/12)
Emma Ellen Henson, 79, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Thursday, April 13, 1933, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Hazel Edgar and Emma Ellen Stokes Wantland. She and Robert Henson were married Friday, April 11, 1952, at Michigan City, Ind...
Wiley Williams (08/24/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Wiley W. Williams, 71, of Mounds died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Crusaders for Christ Church in Mounds. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Dennis Clark officiating. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery in Olmsted, Ill...
William Kuss (08/24/12)
William H. "Bill" Kuss, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Helen Summers (08/24/12)
Helen L. Summers, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Luther Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in New Lorimier Cemetery...
Mary Hines (08/24/12)
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- Mary Sue Clifford Hines, 69, of Carterville died peacefully at home Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. During her six-month battle with pancreatic cancer, she received an enormous amount of love from her friends and family. Despite the illness, her last days were happy surrounded by family and friends. We want to thank all who helped in so many ways...
Gerald Bingaman Sr. (08/23/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Gerald Bingaman Sr., 86, of Anna, formerly of Ullin, Ill., died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Cecil Atchison officiating. Interment will be in Ullin City Cemetery...
Beverly Hildreth (08/23/12)
ANNA, Ill. — Beverly Ann Hildreth, 72, of Anna, formerly of Leominster, Mass., died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. A memorial gathering will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.
Norbert Schmitt (08/23/12)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Norbert Anthony Schmitt, 89, of Paducah passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born June 6, 1923, to Charles James and Mary Poat Schmitt. He married the former Amilda Kaufman on May 19, 1953...
David Walker (08/23/12)
David Earl Walker, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Sept. 8, 1930, in Tulsa, Okla., son of John and Frances Kennedy Walker. He and Ruth Brown were married July 27, 1950. David attended Washington Elementary School, Central High School and College High School in Cape Girardeau...
Bill West (08/23/12)
Lawrence William "Bill" West, 69, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He served in the U.S. Navy from April 1960 to March 1964. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson...
David Walker (08/22/12)
David E. Walker, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Jimmy Pruitt (08/22/12)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jimmy Lee Pruitt, 51, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Billy Freeman officiating. Interment will be in Jonesboro Cemetery at a later date...
Johnny Jordan (08/22/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Johnny Leroy Jordan, 78, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 6:30 a.m. until service time Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery...
Louise Sanders (08/22/12)
Louise Caroline Sanders, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Oct. 2, 1917, in Brownville, Neb., daughter of Kenneth and Amelia Clary Young. She and Reece Watson Sanders were married Aug. 12, 1939, in Brownville...
Allen Followell (08/22/12)
Jackie "Allen" Followell, 56, of Bull Shoals, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at his parents' home in Fairview, Ark. He was born Dec. 9, 1955, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Jackie W. and Mildred F. Jauch Followell. Allen loved to scuba dive, swim, fish, play cribbage, and was a die-hard fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. He retired from Checker Motors after 26 years as a punch press operator...
Perry Dockins Jr. (08/22/12)
Perry Lee "Doc" Dockins Jr., 77, of Yuma, Ariz., died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in Yuma. He was born July 14, 1935, in Cape Girardeau. He graduated from Central High School, where he developed his love for band music. He earned bachelor and master degrees in music education from Murray State University. He was a music teacher at San Pasqual High School in Winterhaven, Calif...
Renegade Aaron (08/21/12)
Renegade Roe William Aaron of Cape Girardeau, infant son of Dana King and Jesse Aaron, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He is survived by his parents, two brothers, two sisters and other relatives. Family and friends may gather from noon until time of service Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau...
Ruby Kassel (08/21/12)
PERRYVILLE, Ill. -- Ruby V. Kassel, 82, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 15, 1929, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Rudolph and Dorothea Leine Stueve. She and Elvin T. Kassel were married April 13, 1952. Mrs. Kassel was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville...
Melissa McNamee (08/21/12)
ORAN, Mo. -- Melissa C. McNamee, 32, of Oran passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. She was born Aug. 16, 1980, in Clarksville, Tenn., to the late Pamela Burks and Thomas McNamee. Melissa was a cashier at Dave's Grocery Store in Oran and also at Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 3319 in Sikeston, Mo. She was a member of West Point Pentecostal Church in Doniphan, Mo., and Eagles Lodge 3319...
Stone Manes (08/20/12)
Stone Manes, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Manes was born in Stoutland, Mo., on Sept. 22, 1922. He graduated from Stoutland High School at age 16 and Southwest Missouri Teachers' College in Springfield, Mo., in 1943...
Liz Long (08/21/12)
Helen Elizabeth "Liz" Long, 54, of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 4, 1957, in Little Rock, Ark., daughter of retired Air Force Maj. Donald A. St. Martin and Helen M. McClendon St. Martin. She and James E. Long Jr. were married Sept. 29, 1979...
Rev. Lucien Bozarth (08/20/12)
The Rev. Lucien Ray Bozarth, 75, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Nov. 7, 1936, in Centralia, Ill., the son of Lucien E. and Emma Unile Gambill Bozarth. He was married July 14, 1957, to Jean, and she preceded him in death Jan. 11, 2005. He then married Alice on Aug. 26, 2006...
Della Hubbard (08/20/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Della Kilburn Hubbard, 89, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in Chaffee. She was born Nov. 9, 1922, at Ridgely, Tenn., to the late Willie Lee and Mary Powers Rose. Della married Eugene Kilburn on Dec. 6, 1941, and he preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1972. She later married Warren Hubbard, and he also preceded her in death...
Glenda Hulvey (08/20/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Glenda Araline Hulvey, 78, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at McGee Chapel Cemetery near Glenallen, Mo...
Melissa McNamee (08/20/12)
ORAN, Mo. — Melissa McNamee, 32, of Oran died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, due to an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Rev. Lucien Bozarth (08/19/12)
The Rev. Lucien Bozarth, 75, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Dongola, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Della Hubbard (08/19/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Della Hubbard, 89, of Chaffee died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Edwin Kuntz (08/19/12)
Dr. Edwin C. Kuntz, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at his home with his family by his side. He was born July 14, 1934, in St. Louis, to Edwin C. and Virginia Kuntz. He and Gabriela Montoya were married April 3, 1972, in Lima, Peru...
Stone Manes (08/19/12)
Stone Manes, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with visitation one hour before, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. Robert M. Henrichs will officiate...
Andy Wagoner (08/19/12)
Andy Todd Wagoner, 49, of Pocahontas died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at his home. He was born April 1, 1963, in Sikeston, Mo., to James W. "Gene" and Terzia L. "Jo" Ledbetter Wagoner. He and Barbara A. Jimerson were married May 9, 1992, at Flat River, Mo...
Velma Ward (08/19/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Velma P. Ward, 94, of Advance passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Nov. 26, 1917, at Dongola, Mo., daughter of Robert Calvin Sr. and Sadie Pearl Sylcox Humphreys. Velma owned and operated Ward's Store in Advance with her husband. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school many years. She was a past matron of Order of Eastern Star and member of Wednesday Study Club...
Michael Webb (08/18/12)
Michael H. Webb, 65, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center, surrounded by family. He was born March 26, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Charles Hunter and Ada Mae Sandlin Metje. Michael was a 1965 graduate of Central High School. He was a retired ABF truck driver and attended First Church of God. He was co-author of "Curly the Crooked Christmas Tree." He loved his family and spending time with them...
Sean Duran (08/18/12)
Sean Kennedy Duran, 4 weeks, of Oak Ridge closed her little eyes Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. She was born July 11, 2012. Loved and cherished daughter of Allison Reed-Duran and Kaleb Berkbigler; beloved granddaughter of Chester and Susie Petzold Reed and Terry and Lanitta Berkbigler; dear niece, great-niece and cousin...
Lucian Lizotte (08/18/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lucian Lizotte, 70, of Helena, Mont., formerly of Marble Hill, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at St. Peter's Hospital in Helena. The service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at McGee Chapel Cemetery near Glenallen, Mo., with the Rev. Fred Ritter officiating...
Louise Sanders (08/18/12)
Louise Caroline Sanders, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Oct. 2, 1917, in Brownville, Neb., daughter of Kenneth and Amelia Clary Young. She and Reece Watson Sanders were married Aug. 12, 1939, in Brownville...
Laura Rhame (08/17/12)
Laura Chambers Rhame, 92, of Maumelle, Ark., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Parkway Health Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was born July 23, 1920, in Bricksboro, N.J., to Anthony and Ada Chambers. Laura was a member of Calvary Nazarene Church. She also loved Parkway Place Baptist Church, where her grandson, Greg Kelley, is on the pastoral staff...
Noble Milam (08/17/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Noble Milam, 73, of Benton died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 18, 1938, in Stokes, Ark., to Robert Hugh and Mavis Irene Mayfield Milam Sr. He and Elizabeth L. "Betty" Penrose were married June 20, 1959, in Morley, Mo...
Ray Copman (08/17/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ray Copman, 87, of Advance passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at his home. He was born May 13, 1935, in Advance, son of Ed and Emma Magg Copman. Ray was a farmer 50 years, worked at Morgan Furniture Store in Advance 30 years, worked 25 years for the city of Advance and four years at Mingo. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Advance...
Ted Nenninger (08/17/12)
HAZELWOOD, Mo. -- Theodore J. "Ted" Nenninger, 74, of Hazelwood was called home Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. Beloved husband of 54 years to Zita Bucher; dear father of Charlene (Jerry) Lippold, Marilyn (Al) Janowski, Tim (Charlotte) Nenninger, Peggy (Jim) Ehlers, Dan (Wendy) Nenninger; dear grandpa to Missy (Dan), Steven, Jacob, Jordan, Tommy, Nick, Trisha, Ashlyn, and Brendan; dear great-grandpa of Andrew and Zachary; dear brother of Greg (Jenny), Edgar (Eloise), and Tom (Barb); special uncle, cousin and friend to many.. ...
Annie Bell (08/16/12)
Annie Lou Bell, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1931, in Greenwood, Miss., to Frank and Maggie Lou Townsend. She and Samuel Bell were married April 2, 1957, in Greenwood. Annie Lou was a member at First Pentecostal Church in Cape Girardeau. She loved attending church and its Bible study groups, and was a mother of the church. She enjoyed spending time with her family...
Larry Gibson (08/16/12)
Larry Lee Gibson, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Feb. 8, 1950, in St. Louis, to William Ralph and Dorothy Lee Springer Gibson. He and Patsy Irene Tilley were married Nov. 2, 1974. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Dorothy Gibson of St. Louis; three brothers, Gary Gibson of Scott City, Thomas Gibson of Medford, Ore., Ralph Gibson of O'Fallon, Mo.; two sisters, June Headley of Cape Girardeau and Deann Bain of Medford...
Charlotte Hartmann (08/16/12)
Charlotte Hartmann, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Villa Ridge, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Feb. 4, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Raymond and Mildred Keane Beckman. She and Harry Lehning Hartmann were married April 12, 1947, at Old St. Vincent's Church...
James Kessler Jr. (08/16/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- James "Jim" J. Kessler Jr., 75, of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, Ill. Interment will be in the cemetery...
Noble Milam (08/16/12)
BENTON, Mo. — Noble Milam, 73, of Benton died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Laura Rhame (08/16/12)
Laura Rhame, 92, of Maumelle, Ark., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Parkway Help Center in Little Rock, Ark. Visitation will be at 3 p.m. to service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Stanley Shaffar (08/16/12)
Stanley D. "Pete" Shaffar, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 13, 1932, in St. Louis, to George H. and Susie Farish Shaffar Sr. He and Dorothy Faye Frazier were married June 30, 1973, in Sikeston, Mo...
Carol Trost (08/16/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Carol Ann Trost, 61, of Chaffee passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 14, 1951, in Sikeston, Mo., to Gordon "Doc" and Mabel Louise Graser Shy Jr. Carol and Art Trost were married Nov. 17, 1974. He preceded her in death March 24, 1994...
Margaret Wittwer (08/16/12)
Margaret A. "Mardee" Wittwer, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 24, 1921, in Arlington, N.J., to Herndon and Bessie Hall Studley. Mardee was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, loved to travel and read, and was devoted to her family...
J.W. Bizzell (08/15/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- J.W. Bizzell, 80, of Sikeston died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 1, 1911, in Conway, Ark., son of John Wesley and Effie Hillis Bizzell. He and Veda Glodine Bean were married Oct. 9, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She died Aug. 19, 1990...
Edgar Blechle (08/15/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edgar J. Blechle, 76, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today and 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 5 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Thursday...
Michael Evans Jr. (08/15/12)
Michael Eugene Evans Jr., 34, of West, Miss., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at University Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. He was born Feb. 28, 1978, in Cape Girardeau, to Michael E. and Marchelle Holifield Evans Sr. He married Kelli Lindsey...
George Harvel (08/15/12)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- George W. Harvel, 76, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in Vincennes, Ind. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. A masonic service will be conducted at noon Friday by Jonesboro Masonic Lodge 111...
James Kessler Jr. (08/15/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. — James J. "Jim" Kessler Jr., 75, of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at his home. Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Geraldine Rodgers (08/15/12)
With her daughters by her side, Geraldine Masterson Rodgers, 85, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 6, 1926, in New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Jack and Florence Mast Masterson. She and John Wiley Rodgers were married Aug. 22, 1946, in New Madrid. They had been married 59 years when he passed away Feb. 4, 2006...
Stanley Shaffar (08/15/12)
Stanley Deward Shaffar, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans 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. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Annie Bell (08/14/12)
Annie L. Townsend Bell, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at her home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Judith Hines (08/14/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Judith Ann Hines, 73, of Sikeston passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 3, 1938, in Cleveland to Edward and Rosina Liebman Klammer. Judy was the best mother and grandmother ("granny pants") to her daughters and grandchildren. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren as often as possible...
Dorothy Howell (08/14/12)
Dorothy L. Howell, 86, of Quinlan, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Legend Health Care in Greenville, Texas. A memorial service was held Aug. 9 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel, 5100 Interstate 30 East, in Greenville. The Rev. John Cox and David Clinkscale officiated...
Mari Matthews (08/14/12)
Mari Helen Matthews, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Clarksville, Ark., to Charlie Elton and Faye Etta Bacchus Michelson. Mari was very involved in her work in property management. She was an avid gardener and loved to read. She loved her grandchildren and was the best sister anyone could wish for...
Geraldine Rodgers (08/14/12)
Geraldine Masterson Rodgers, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home, and from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at New Madrid Pentecostal Church in New Madrid, Mo...
Homer Turner Jr. (08/14/12)
Homer Turner Jr., 85, of Millersville passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Jackson, son of Homer Lowell and Nora Victoria Statler Turner. He and Frances M. Holloway were married Dec. 22, 1946. She preceded him in death Nov. 29, 2008...
Robert Cox (08/13/12)
Robert N. Cox, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at his home. He was born July 6, 1944 in Tampa, Fla. Beloved husband of Margaret A. Lewis Cox, son of Dorothy Cox and the late Wilbur S. Cox, brother of Sue Hertlein and brother-in law of Ralph Hertlein, Dr. Wayne and Linda Lewis and John and Barbara Lewis; cousin of Judy Parker and Janice Erickson; uncle and great-uncle; great friend and mentor to many fraternity brothers...
Homer Gray (08/13/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Homer "Musky" Ray Gray, 71, of Tamms passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Homer was born April 6, 1941, in Paducah, Ky., son of the late Rex Lee Gray and Anna May Green Gray. He was of the Pentecostal faith and a retired farmer...
Jerry Hendrickson (08/13/12)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Jerry Wayne Hendrickson, 47, of Zalma passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born in St. Louis on Aug. 1, 1965, to Obie and Doris Brown Hendrickson. Jerry was a self-employed laborer...
Mari Matthews (08/13/12)
Mari H. Matthews, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Funeral arrangement are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
John Meyer (08/13/12)
John Philip Meyer, 87, of Cape Girardeau joined his beloved Annabelle in heaven Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. He passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. John was born Dec. 18, 1924, in Winfield, Mo., son of Melvin Frederick Meyer and Gladys Dorothy Kerr Meyer...
Olga Ruesler (08/13/12)
Olga B. Ruesler, 93, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Tilsit, to Martin and Alma Siebert Best. She and Harry D. Ruesler were married Sept. 27, 1947, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Jane Wiggins (08/13/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jane Wiggins, 69, of Chaffee passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 13, 1942, at Glade Springs, Va., to the late John and Sarah Shew Murray. She married Lendy Wiggins on Jan. 21, 1961...
John Wright (08/13/12)
ORAN, Mo. -- John Wright, 96, of Oran died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Dec. 29, 1915, to Mack and Ethel Henley Wright in Oran in their home. He was a carpenter by trade, owning his construction company at first with Duke Robison of Oran, and then J.M. ...
Juanita Sadler (08/12/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Juanita V. Sadler, 72, of Anna died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Sunday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Stamp officiating. Entombment will be in Casper Cemetery in Anna at a later date...
Lindell Brennecke (08/12/12)
Lindell Melvin Brennecke, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at his home. He was born April 18, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to Melvin and Blanche (Kent) Brennecke. Lindell loved to help people, especially his friends and family whom he loved very much...
Louryce Lane (08/12/12)
Louryce Gladys Lane, 84, of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 29, 1928, in Frohna, Mo., to Fred and Hilda Koenig Rabold. She and Victor F. Lane were married Dec. 25, 1949. He died Jan. 25, 1999...
Mabel Henson (08/12/12)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Mabel L. Henson, 85, of Marquand died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 21, 1926, at Marquand, daughter of James L. and Hilda E. Harmon Mills. She and the Rev. C.E. Henson were married Oct. 20, 1950. He died Aug. 18, 1995...
Gerald Hendrickson (08/12/12)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Gerald W. Hendrickson, 47, of Zalma died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, with the funeral at 1 p.m. at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo...
John Meyer (08/12/12)
John P. Meyer, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sam Ramdial officiating...
John Wright (08/12/12)
ORAN, Mo. — John Wright, 96, of Oran died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Jane Wiggins (08/12/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Jane Wiggins, 69, of Chaffee died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Robert Cox (08/12/12)
Robert N. Cox, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Hilda Hauenschild (08/12/12)
Hilda Hauenschild, 94, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 3, 1918, near Tilsit, daughter of Ferdinand and Alma Loos Lange. She and August "Augie" Hauenschild were married Aug. 9, 1941, in Bloomfield, Mo. They had been married 65 years when he passed away March 21, 2007...
Vincent Ashley (08/10/12)
H. Vincent "Vinnie" Ashley III, 60, of Galatia, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at St. Louis University Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Louryce Lane (08/10/12)
Louryce G. Lane of Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Brazeau Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Brazeau, Mo., with the Rev. Bruce Owens officiating. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Mary Wallis (08/10/12)
Marble Hill, Mo. -- Mary E. Wallis, 89, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. She was born July 28, 1923, to Charles and Ida Yount Wallis. Mary was a lifelong resident of Bollinger County, Mo. She taught in several Missouri public schools, including McKelvy, Glenallen, Glennon, Grassy and Lutesville. ...
Maxine Croy (08/10/12)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Maxine "Nanny" Croy, 79, of McClure passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 14, 1933, in Gale, Ill., to Herbert and Ollie Busby Prater. Survivors include two sons, Tommy (Robin) Croy of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Stephen (Laura) Croy of Jackson; two brothers, Herbert Prater of Thebes, Ill., Jerry Prater of McClure; two sisters, Sandra (Norman) Hale and Shirley Hale of McClure; two grandchildren, Nicole Croy of Murfreesboro, Austin "Audi Bird" Croy of Jackson; two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Cashtyn Croy of Murfreesboro; numerous nieces and nephews.. ...
Jeanne Farrar (08/10/12)
Loma Jeanne Fox Farrar, 89, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. She was born May 1, 1923, in Cassopolis, Mich., to Hazen and Ruby Brown Fox. She had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1951. Mrs. Farrar graduated from Marcellus (Mich.) High School in 1941, and Mercy School of Nursing in Detroit and Battle Creek, Mich., in 1944...
Richard Ernst (08/10/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Richard L. Ernst, 61, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at his home. He was born May 19, 1951, in Perryville, son of Flavian B. and Cleora Sutterer Ernst. He and Barbara K. Buerck were married July 21, 1973. Ernst was owner/operator of Ernst Service Station and Machine Shop in McBride, Mo. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Holy Name Society of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Sereno, Mo., and American Legion Post 133...
Billy Freeman (08/10/12)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Billy Estle Freeman, 77, of Bell City passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 26, 1935, in Dover, Ark., son of Charlie and Zeola Curtis Freeman. Billy was a mechanic 17 years at Sikeston Motor Co. He later worked at Bell-Mo Seed Co. in Bell City...
Christopher Randen (08/10/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Christopher Michael Randen, 35, of Marble Hill, formerly of Festus, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born Dec. 25, 1976. His beloved parents are Paul and Janet Randen of Camdenton, Mo. He married Laura M. Sander on Oct. 9, 2010, in Camdenton. He described their love as what he had been waiting for his whole life...
Loma Farrar (08/09/12)
Loma Jeanne Fox Farrar, 89, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. She was born May 1, 1923, in Cassopolis, Mich., to Hazen and Ruby Brown Fox. She had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1951. Mrs. Farrar graduated from Marcellus (Michigan) High School in 1941, and Mercy School of Nursing in Detroit and Battle Creek, Mich., in 1944...
Claude Foeste (08/09/12)
Claude "C.M." Foeste, 93, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Nov. 23, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, to Maple and Rose Nabe Foeste. He and Dorothy R. Meyer were married Aug. 3, 1940, at Benton, Mo. Claude served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Lessie Henderson (08/09/12)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Lessie Henderson, 74, of McClure died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care. He was born June 30, 1938, in Missouri, son of Gladies Henderson. He married Clydie "Lois" Jackson. Lessie was known to his many nieces and nephews as "Uncle Bill" and to his friends as "Red."...
Christopher Randen (08/09/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Christopher Randen, 35, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Marie Rousseau (08/09/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marie A. Rousseau, 95, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Friday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7:30 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Friday...
Floyd Weinrich (08/09/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Floyd F. "Booger" Weinrich, 93, of Perryville died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 14, 1918, in Perryville, son of Ludwig and Hulda Fluegel Weinrich. He married Pearl Ruch, who preceded him in death. He and Beatrice Sugg were married July 5, 1975. She preceded him in death Sept. 23, 1988...
Lessie Henderson (08/08/12)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Lessie Henderson, 74, of McClure died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Raymond Oxford officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery...
Henry Davis (08/08/12)
Henry F. Davis, 93, of Jackson, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Menfro, Mo., to John C. and Esther E. Cox Davis. He and Lucille Z. Meyer were married Sept. 28, 1941, in Jackson. She passed away March 7, 2012...
Aubrey Cox (08/07/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Aubrey Dean "Arb" Cox, 76, of Owensville, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo. He was born Oct. 4, 1936, in Sikeston, to Alton Greenville and Mary Alice Williams Cox. He and Loretta "Sue" Pace were married May 20, 1956, in Hernando, Miss...
Henry Davis (08/07/12)
Henry F. Davis, 93, of Jackson, formerly of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park with full military honors...
Gloria Hudson (08/07/12)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Gloria H. Hudson, 85, of Mound City died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 16, 1927, in Villa Ridge, Ill., daughter of Fred and Blanche Leidigh Hayden. She attended Valley Recluse Elementary School and Mound City High School, where she was valedictorian, and her future husband of 65 years was salutatorian...
Leonard Kassel (08/07/12)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Leonard J. Kassel, 90, of Farrar died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. He was born July 20, 1922, in Farrar, son of Henry C. and Erna Koenig Kassel. He and Violet J. Miesner were married Sept. 29, 1946. She preceded him in death Oct. 27, 2007...
Rosemary Quatmann (08/07/12)
Rosemary Blanton Barr Quatmann, 92, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. She was predeceased by her parents, Harry C. and Maureen Blanton; a sister, Maureen Klein Graham; first husband, Harry K. Barr, who died March 21, 1979; second husband, Joseph H. Quatmann, who she married May 19, 1990, and who died Jan. 15, 2000; a son, Michael Blanton Barr; and a stepdaughter, Sister Vicki Quatmann...
Larry Sprenger (08/07/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Larry Gene Sprenger, 68, of Chaffee passed away Monday Aug. 6, 2012, at his home. He was born July 24, 1944, at Dutchtown, to the late Robert and Gladys Lucille Sprenger Lincoln. He and Evelyn Horn were married Oct. 30, 1971. Larry served in the U.S. Army...
Emma Wade (08/07/12)
Emma D. Wade, 58, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday at New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at noon Wednesday at the church, with Howard McGee Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson...
Chalmer Leible (08/06/12)
Chalmer J. Leible, 88, of Venedy, Ill., formerly of Perry County, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo...
Bernice M. Quade (08/06/12)
Bernice M. Quade, 87, of Gordonville passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born April 23, 1925, in Gordonville, to Joe and Mable Newburn Ulrich. She and Norman E. Quade were married Nov. 3, 1946, at Zion Methodist Church in Gordonville...
Dorothy Stanfill (08/06/12)
PATTON, Mo. -- Dorothy Grace Stanfill, 84, of Patton passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at her home. She was born June 12, 1928, at Patton, daughter of Luther T. and Lurlien G. Mungle Brotherton. She and Dentford Stanfill were married Jan. 29, 1949. He died July 11, 1994...
Doris Denton (08/05/12)
THEBES, Ill. -- Doris Jean Full Denton, 70 of Thebes passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Doris Jean was born Feb. 24, 1942, at Hartford, Ill., daughter of the late Everett Full and Winifred Hall Full. Jean was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Olive Branch, Ill., and served as the church custodian, and was a nurse's aide at Southeast Hospital. On July 8, 1970, at Thebes, she married Francis Denton...
Judith Hewitt (08/05/12)
Judith Yvonne Hewitt, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born June 7, 1942, at Cape Girardeau to Shelton Leroy and Hazel Coleen Wiley Snider. She and Lawrence "Dude" Swan were married Oct. 26, 1957, at Cape Girardeau. He died June 1, 1978. She married Dr. Richard L. Hewitt on June 16, 1979, at Cape Girardeau. He died June 27, 2009...
William Niemann (08/05/12)
William J. Niemann, 92, of Jackson passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born July 28, 1920, at Gordonville to William and Bertha Birk Niemann. He and Tavia Lange were married April 27, 1946, at Gordonville. Niemann farmed many years in the Gordonville area and then worked 17 years at Holiday Inn in Cape Girardeau, retiring in 1991. ...
Janet Brotherton (08/04/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Janet Brotherton, 72, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Woodland Hills Nursing Center in Marble Hill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, with Dr. John Englehart officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery...
Patricia McCormick (08/04/12)
Patricia Ann "Patty" McCormick, 53, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her home. She was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, to Don and Wilma Francis Green Wolfenkoehler. She and Steve McCormick were married April 6, 1985. Survivors include her husband, Steve; mother, Wilma Knowlton; a son, Steven McCormick; a daughter, Christy Brown Owens and fiance Justin Biester, all of Jackson; two sisters, Donna (Alan) Eakins of Jackson, Larraine (Brad) Brown of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren, Chelsie Carroll, Sierra Owens and David Strop.. ...
Marilyn Vancil (08/04/12)
Marilyn J. Vancil, 73, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 31, 1939, in Jonesboro, Ill., daughter of Dan and Doris Ferrell Frick. She married Orval Vancil on Aug. 5, 1956...
Jack Gillard (08/04/12)
Jack F.C. Gillard, 83, of Glenville, Minn., died Friday, July 27, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., surrounded by his family, following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 21, 1928, in Albert Lea, Minn., second son to Frank Charles and Mabel Christianson Gillard. He and Barbara Louise Anderson were married June 26, 1955. She passed away July 16, 1977. He and Marina Gari were married Dec. 18, 1978...
Stanley Jansen (08/04/12)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Stanley Glen Jansen, 61, of Leopold passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at his home. He was born July 3, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of Luke Robert and Mary Louise Steinnerd Jansen. He married Marilyn Dell McVay on Sept. 9, 1972 at St. John Catholic Church in Leopold...
Wanda Lee (08/03/12)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Wanda Lee, 58, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Ill. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jay Franklin officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery...
John Moses (08/03/12)
John Moses, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born April 23, 1922, in Mounds, son of George S. and Mary Hamaway Moses. Moses was owner of John's Mart in Cairo, Ill., and Moses Farms in Mounds before retiring. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mound City, Ill., Mounds VFW, Cairo Knights of Columbus, and Pulaski-Alexander County Farm Bureau...
Stanley Jansen (08/03/12)
LEOPOLD, Mo. — Stanley Glenn Jansen, 61, of Leopold died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo.
Marian Stone (08/03/12)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Marian F. Stone, 70, of Cairo died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Dr. Larry L. Potts officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Marilyn Vancil (08/03/12)
Marilyn J. Vancil, 73, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Patricia McCormick (08/03/12)
Patricia Ann "Patty" McCormick, 53, of Jackson died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, with a memorial service at 6:30 p.m., at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Verdell Cato (08/03/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Verdell Cato, 81, of Advance passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 7, 1931, at McGee, Mo., son of Charlie and Edna Stephens Cato. Verdell retired from the U.S. Army after 21 years of service...
LaCosta Matthews (08/03/12)
PATTON, Mo. -- LaCosta Ranae Welker Matthews, 29, of Patton died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, the result of an auto accident near her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Rod E. and Patty Burton Welker. LaCosta was a member of New Life Christian Fellowship Church in Perryville, Mo. She was a title closer at Guardian Land Title Co. in Cape Girardeau...
Harold Duckworth (08/03/12)
Harold Leroy Duckworth, 62, a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Sept. 15, 1949, to Ceil and Loretta Smith Duckworth. Harold was a graduate of Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He went into insurance sales, eventually becoming an independent agent...
Frances Cease (08/02/12)
Frances Carolyn Cease, 64, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Feb. 11, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late James and Nora Baer McMullin. Frances was a graduate of East Anchorage High School in Alaska. She was a member of House of Hope Church in Cape Girardeau. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, and making dreamcatchers...
Manuel Oliver (08/02/12)
Allie "Manuel" Oliver, 71, of Millersville passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his home, in the arms of his loving wife, Janice. Manuel, which he preferred, was born May 7, 1941. He and Janice Kay Smith were married Dec. 15, 1962. They were looking forward to celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this year...
Dorothy Smith (08/02/12)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Dorothy Smith, 77, of Tamms died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1934, in Alexander County, Ill., to Glenn and Mildred Sheffer Newell. She and Melvin E. Smith were married June 14, 1952. Dorothy liked dogs and deer. She was a cook 31 years at Egyptian Community School, where she was famous for her rolls. She then worked 11 years as hostess at the Anna, Ill, McDonald's, where she still went daily to visit with friends...
Melvin Brewer Jr. (08/01/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Melvin J. Brewer Jr., 70, of Perryville died Monday, July 30, 2012, at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Visitation will be from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A Catholic vigil and Knights of Columbus wake will be at 8:30 p.m. Thursday...
James Busby (08/01/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James Harold Busby, 84, of Perryville, formerly of Sedgewickville, Mo., died Monday, July 30, 2012, at his home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Patton, Mo., with the Rev. Greg Mason officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill, Mo...
Larry Holmes (08/01/12)
Larry Thomas Holmes, 63, of Scott City died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his home after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. He was born Jan. 21, 1949, at Louisville, Miss., the son of James Young and Esther Marie Hilliker Holmes. He married Helen Rose Dirnberger on Dec. 27, 1969 at Chaffee, Mo...
Bonnie Grim (08/01/12)
Bonnie Wanda Davis Grim, 84, of Norman, Okla., passed away Monday, July 9, 2012, at Noble Health Center in Noble, Okla. She was born Oct. 27, 1927, in Granola, Kan., one of three children to Laurence and Edna Bruce. Bonnie was married to John Davis in 1951 in Midwest City, Okla. She and her husband were employed many years with Hoover Equipment Co., a Caterpillar dealership in Oklahoma City...
Lula Maestas (08/01/12)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Lula F. Mansfield Maestas, 80, of Bell City, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, at her home. She was born March 19, 1932, in the Barnes Ridge community near East Prairie, to Charles and Ruby Bowles Mansfield...
Lloyd Niswonger (08/01/12)
Lloyd T. Niswonger, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Jan. 20, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, to Ernest Truman and Clara Christine Haupt Niswonger. Lloyd and Lois L. Welch were married June 15, 1947, at Grace Methodist Church. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this year...
Manuel Oliver (08/01/12)
Manuel Oliver, 71, of Millersville died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Thomas (08/01/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Catherine Thomas, 88, of Chaffee passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at her home. She was born Jan. 22, 1924, in Oran, Mo., to Adam Henry and Bertha Theresa Vogel Kiefer. She married Earl James Thomas on Nov. 14, 1942. He preceded her in death April 21, 1961...
Pauline Uhrhan (08/01/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Pauline Catherine Uhrhan, 91, of Chaffee passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 12, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, to Ambrose and Frances Rose Kirchdoerfer Brucker. She married Anthony "Tony" Uhrhan on May 10, 1944. He preceded her in death Aug. 4, 1985...