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Obituaries from September 2013

Imogene Ebersohl (09/30/13)
Imogene Ebersohl, 83, of Murphysboro, Ill., and Jackson passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 28, 2013, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Imogene was born April 2, 1930, in Gorham, Ill., to Herman B. Casey and Lora Abernathy Casey. Imogene worked many years at Brown Shoes, Intuition Sewing Factory as a private housekeeper and as a custodian at the Jackson County Courthouse...
Verna Hellwig (09/30/13)
Verna C. Hellwig, 93, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Betty Lindsay (09/30/13)
Betty J. Lindsay, 81, of Jackson, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in the company of her loved ones in her home.  She was born Aug. 25, 1932, in Grassy, Mo., to Russell and Ora Lea Smith Kirkpatrick. She was raised on the family farm and graduated from the former Lutesville High School in 1949. ...
Lonnie Pearson (09/30/13)
Lonnie Pearson, 69, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 10, 1944 in Commerce, Mo., to the late Woodrow and Lillie Allen Pearson. Lonnie served in the U.S. Army and retired after 22 years as a security guard at the federal prison in Marion, Ill...
Imogean Stroder (09/30/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Georgia "Imogean" Stroder, 87, of Marble Hill passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at the Jackson Manor. She was born to Sydney Burette and Barbara Bollinger Crader on Feb. 12, 1926, in Bollinger County. She and Franklin Stroder were united in marriage April 20, 1944, and he passed away Oct. 21, 1975...
Ricky Voges (09/30/13)
Ricky Lynn "Rick" Voges, 48, of Jackson reached the end of his journey fighting cancer, surrounded by his family Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 12, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert Lynn "Bob" and Vera Jean Siebert Voges. ...
Norman Schwab (09/29/13)
Norman Joseph Schwab, 93, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 29, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry W. and Josephine Schaefer Schwab. He and Virginia L. Schaefer were married Nov. 17, 1945. She passed away Oct. 21, 2010...
Joanne Allen (09/29/13)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Joanne Lentz Allen, 57, of Beavercreek, Ohio, formerly of Tamms, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. She was born July 2, 1956, in Anna, Ill., daughter of the Revs. Joe and Wilma Ackley Lentz. Joanne graduated valedictorian from Egyptian High School in Tamms. She and her husband were co-pastors of the Safe House of Worship in Riverside, Ohio. She had played the piano, sang and served the Lord since she was 16 years old...
Leola Ruch (09/29/13)
Leola Hermine Ruch, 82, of Kent, Ohio, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. She was born July 8, 1931, at Gordonville to Leo and Hermine Wessel Sander. Leola received a bachelor of science in education from Southeast Missouri State University and studied art in graduate school at Iowa State University. She taught art and English at the junior and senior high school levels in Perryville, Mo., and Ames, Iowa...
Lana Vickery (09/29/13)
Lana Jean Vickery, 70, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Chaffee, Mo., passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 16, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, to William G. and Fern Vickery. "Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you, I love you so ... It was heaven here with you."...
John Wagner (09/29/13)
John Paul Wagner, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with the Rev. Stan Hargis officiating...
Anna Marie Daume (09/29/13)
Anna Marie Daume, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau and from 9:30 a.m. to service time Friday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau...
Ricky Voges (09/29/13)
Ricky L. "Rick" Voges, 48, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. The memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Robert Henrichs officiating...
Imogene Ebersohl (09/29/13)
Imogene Ebersohl, 83, of Jackson and Murphysboro, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are pending at Pettett Funeral Home.
Dolores Finch (09/29/13)
Dolores Catherine Keithly Finch, 86, of Cape Girardeau met her heavenly father Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 30, 1926, in St. Louis to the late Oscar R. and Clara Schafer Keithly...
Carolyn Lastrapes (09/29/13)
It is with great sadness that the family of Carolyn Carlea Hall Lastrapes announces her passing after a brief illness Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the age of 57. Carlea will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Charles J. Lastrapes, D.O., her daughter, Kathryne E. Lastrapes, and by her brothers Jeffrey E. Hall, O.D., and Andrew Conklan Hall. Carlea is preceded in death by her parents William Charles and Mary Hall...
Rose Anders (09/27/13)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Rose May Anders, 83, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Perkins, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. She was born July 13, 1930, in Perkins, daughter of James and Clara Phillips Shoemaker. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Perkins Fireman's Hall, followed by a service at Williams Cemetery in Perkins...
Kathryn Schnurbusch (09/27/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kathryn M. Schnurbusch, 74, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born Jan. 3, 1939, in Perry County to Lawrence and Lorretta Behrle Tarrillion. She and Arthur Schnurbusch were married June 20, 1975. He preceded her in death April 11, 2003...
Paul Tripp (09/27/13)
Paul Franklin Tripp, 90, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 16, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, one of 13 children to Willis M. and Rena Atchison Tripp. He and Marilisbeth "Elizabeth" Smith were married in San Mateo, Calif. She passed away in June 1988...
Ted Williams (09/26/13)
Theodore J. "Ted" Williams, 51, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 4, 1961, in Paragould, Ark., to Galen and Celeste Niebrugge Williams. He and Lori Bartels were married Feb. 5, 1994, in Jackson...
Henrietta Lands (09/26/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Henrietta Lands, 70, of Chaffee passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born July 20, 1943, in Chaffee to Paul and Helen Bernice Halter Evans Sr. She and Bobby Ray Lands Sr. were married Oct. 20, 1961. He preceded her in death May 9, 1982...
Kathryn Schnurbusch (09/26/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Kathryn M. Schnurbusch, 74, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born Jan. 3, 1939, in Perry County to Lawrence and Lorretta Behrle Tarrillion. She and Arthur Schnurbusch were married June 20, 1945. He preceded her in death April 4, 2003...
Marjorie Eaker (09/26/13)
Marjorie L. Eaker, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Jan. 6, 1927, at Brazeau, Mo., to Lee and Bernice Cadle Moneyhun. She and Jesse Eaker were married June 11, 1967, at Union, Mo. Marjorie was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church. She had worked at Southwestern Bell, retiring after 35 years as a chief telephone operator...
Barbara Douglas (09/26/13)
Barbara Doris Douglas, 91, of Jackson passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Jackson Manor. She was born Aug. 23, 1922, in St. Louis, daughter of Julius H. and Johanna Seyforth Ernst. Barbara retired in 1989 from Blackburn Cable in St. Louis. She is a member and former worthy matron of Order of Eastern Star, and is a member of Covenant Christian Center in Fruitland...
Judge Harl Haas (09/25/13)
Judge Harl H. Haas, 80, of Portland, Ore., passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at his home, surrounded by loved ones. He was born Dec. 24, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, to Harl Henry Haas and Berenice Taylor. Harl called Oregon home beginning in 1958 when he came west to attend law school. After military service and undergraduate study at the University of Montana and Southeast Missouri State University, Harl graduated with honors from Willamette University Law School in 1961...
Thomas Chapman (09/25/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Thomas Henry Chapman, 63, of Bryant, Ark., formerly of Marble Hill, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. He was born Jan. 23, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to Arnold and Dolores Chapman. He and Kathy Stoverink were married Feb. 21, 1970...
Barbara Douglas (09/25/13)
Barbara Doris Douglas, 91, of Jackson died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Jackson Manor. A memorial service will be at a later date. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Carol Grace (09/25/13)
Carol Lee Grace, 60, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cairo, Ill., and Ballard County, Ky., died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 17, 1953, in Cairo, daughter of Henry and Leota Holmes Vaughn. Grace attended Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center in Cairo and Shawnee Community College...
Henrietta Lands (09/25/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Henrietta N. Lands, 70, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Betty Lax (09/25/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Betty Ann Lax, 78, of Marble Hill passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 26, 1934, in Paris, Tenn., daughter of William Wayne and Madie Williams Rowlett. She and Don Lax were married Sept. 10, 1953...
Bruce Mosebach (09/25/13)
Bruce Andrew Mosebach, 58, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at the home of a brother in Benton, Mo. A graveside service with full military honors will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, with the Rev. Jim Schremp officiating...
Earl Ward (09/25/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Earl F. Ward, 75, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. He was born Oct. 16, 1937, in Plymouth, Mass., to Leon A. and Bernice F. Lane Ward. Ward was a former landscaper...
Roy Yount (09/25/13)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Roy Russell Yount, 67, of Bell City died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. He was born July 7, 1946, at Bessville, Mo., son of W.F. and Helen Green Yount. He and Veronica Lanham were married Sept. 21, 1969, in St. Louis. To this union two sons and two daughters were born: Shawn William, Amy Joy, Emily Autumn and Andrew Franklin...
Lee Brotherton (09/24/13)
Oscar Rosolee "Lee" Brotherton, 84, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. An American Legion service will be at 7 p.m...
Thomas Chapman (09/24/13)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Thomas Henry Chapman, 63, of Bryant, Ark., formerly of Leopold, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo. Parish prayers and a Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 7 p.m...
Olive Elder (09/24/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Olive M. "Ollie" Elder, 88, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born April 11, 1925, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., daughter of Lawrence and Edna (Morice) Jacob. She was married to William "Pat" Elder on Sept. 21, 1965. He preceded her in death Aug. 4, 1987...
Carolyn Lastrapes (09/24/13)
Carolyn Hall Lastrapes, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at her home. A memorial Mass will be at Old St. Vincent's Catholic Church at a later date. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Laux Sr. (09/24/13)
ORAN, Mo. -- Robert J. "Bob" Laux Sr., 76, of Auxvasse, Mo., passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. He was born Aug. 28, 1937, in Oran, to Joseph Albert Laux and Teresa Louise Stubenrauch. He was united in marriage to Shirley Hendricks on Nov. 29, 1958...
Charles Penrod (09/24/13)
Charles Roy Penrod, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 8, 1925, at Dog Holler near Neelys Landing, to Clinton and Hannah Josephine Pinkerton Penrod. He and Lavern Lorraine Kutscher were married Nov. 23, 1950. She died June 29, 2005...
Earl Stevens (09/24/13)
Earl Winfred Stevens, 85, of Dutchtown passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at the family home. He was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Allenville, to William and Rosie Ann McIntre Stevens. He and Opal Janette Tucker were married Sept. 30, 1950. Earl served in the National Guard 25 years...
Earl Ward (09/24/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. — Earl F. Ward, 75, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo. Service will be private. Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville is in charge of arrangements.
Patty Baker (09/23/13)
BOSSIER CITY, La. -- Patty Powless Baker, 78, died Sept. 21, 2013 in Bossier City. Pat, the daughter of Henry and Frieda Powless, was born June 10, 1935, in Olive Branch, Ill. She married Jimmie W. Baker on Oct. 4, 1952. She spent her early married years as an Air Force wife, supporting her husband while he served our country. ...
Gregory Crites (09/23/13)
Gregory Lee Crites, 65, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at his home. He was born April 15, 1948, in Sturdivant, Mo., the son of Ernest Burett and Hazel Leota Cooper Crites. Greg and Elizabeth Susan Toll were united in marriage Oct. 22, 1988, in Cape Girardeau, and she survives of the home...
Walter Fiehler (09/23/13)
Walter Carl Fiehler, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 21, 1920, in Potter, Neb., to Carl and Nora Lueders Fiehler. He and LaVerne Marie Schaumburg were married Oct. 10, 1948, in Perryville, Mo. She preceded him in death June 9, 2013...
Carol Grace (09/23/13)
Carol Lee Grace, 60, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Cairo, Ill., and Ballard County, Ky., died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo...
Frankie Hutson (09/23/13)
Frankie Dale Hutson, 58, of Randles passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Boyd and Della Mae Blue Hutson. He married Patricia Kay Kinsey on Dec. 25, 1974, in Chaffee, Mo. Frankie was a repair technician in the lawn and garden department at Sears...
Nancy Kline (09/23/13)
THEBES, ILL. -- Nancy Ann Kline, 62, of Thebes died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born July 9, 1951, in Cairo, Ill., the daughter of the late Chesley K. and Cecile Hopkins Willis. She married Wilbert Eugene Kline on Oct. 20, 1971...
Earl Stevens (09/23/13)
Earl W. Stevens, 85, of Dutchtown died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Patty Baker (09/22/13)
Patty Powless Baker, 78, of Bossier City, La., formerly of McClure, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Grace Home in Shreveport, La. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Carolyn Lastrapes (09/22/13)
Carolyn Hall Lastrapes, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at her home. Memorial Mass will be held at Old St. Vincent Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau at a later date.
Frankie Hutson (09/22/13)
RANDLES, Mo. -- Frankie Dean Hutson, 58, of Randles passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1954, at Cape Girardeau, the son of Boyd and Della Mae Blue Hutson. He married Patricia Kay Kinsey on Dec. 25, 1974, at Chaffee, Mo...
Kathy Martinez (09/22/13)
ORAN, Mo. -- Kathy Sue Martinez, 44, of Oran died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born Nov. 15, 1968, in Chicago, daughter of Ida Mitchem Gilbreath. Kathy was a certified nurse's assistant. Survivors include her mother, Ida Gilbreath of Oran; a daughter, Samantha Crump of St. Louis; two sons, Brandon Torrance and Elijah Walker, both of Oran; a brother, Wayne Mitchem of West Chicago, Ill.; and a sister, Carol Tucker of Oran...
Walter Fiehler (09/22/13)
Walter Carl Fiehler, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at The Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 21, 1920, in Potter, Neb., to Carl and Nora Lueders Fiehler. He and LaVerne Marie Schamburg were married Oct. 10, 1948, at Perryville, Mo. She preceded him in death June 9, 2013...
Vera Bellamy (09/22/13)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Vera Bellamy, 98, of Olmsted died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Capitol Care Nursing Home in Springfield, Ill. She was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Pulaski, Ill., daughter of Cecil and Flora Easter Bankson. She and Jesse Bellamy were married April 16, 1940. They were married nearly 65 years when he died March 20, 2005...
Carolyn Hendrickson (09/22/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Carolyn Jean Hendrickson, 66, of Chaffee passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, to Leon Russell and Lorene Weissenborn Noble. She and Larry Joe Hendrickson were married May 1, 1965...
Garry Hurt (09/22/13)
Garry Wayne Hurt, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Monday at New Salem Baptist Church near Marble Hill, Mo. Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home of Cape Girardeau...
Rebecca Smith (09/22/13)
Rebecca "Becky" Ellen (Moore) Smith passed peacefully at home at 2:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. She was born in Cape Girardeau on Aug. 8, 1958, daughter of Garnett "Butch" Moore and Melva "Joyce" Moore...
Carolyn Hendrickson (09/20/13)
CHAFFEE, Mo. — Carolyn Hendrickson, 66, of Chaffee passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Rebecca Smith (09/20/13)
Rebecca Ellen "Becky" Moore Smith, 55, of Delta died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo.
Esther Hennecke (09/20/13)
Esther E. Hennecke, 89, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 10, 1923, in Tilsit, to Gustav T. and Carolina Lydia Burgfeld Best. She and Alvin E. Hennecke were married Nov. 22, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. They had been married 62 years when Alvin passed away Jan. 4, 2005...
Louise Glasco (09/20/13)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Louise Glasco, 77, of Cobden died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 30, 1935, in Saratoga, Ill., daughter of Carl Fred and Ruby Mae Venson Westbrook. Louise is survived by two sons, Alan Glasco of Ava, Ill., and Rick (Kathy) Glasco of Chaffee, Mo.; three grandchildren, Katina, Samantha and Jennifer Glasco; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Flo Ann Deppe of Percy, Ill.; two brothers, John (Valerie) Westbrook of Richmond, Ind., and Adrain Westbrook of Jonesboro, Ill.; a special friend, Reba Short, and all her friends at the Jackson County Rehab; other relatives; and many friends.. ...
Donna Pensel (09/20/13)
Donna C. Pensel, 77, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Monticello House. She was born Oct. 18, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, to Marvin and Amelia Eaves Langston. She and Harold L. Pensel were married Oct. 25, 1959. He passed away Sept. 17, 2006...
Arietta Farthing (09/19/13)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Arietta Farthing, 75, of Sparta, Ill., formerly of Tamms, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Chester, Ill. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery at Dongola, Ill...
Larry Gray (09/19/13)
Larry Francis Gray, 77, of Alton, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born July 15, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, to Lyman Woodrow Nations and Sadie Lula Gray. Larry graduated from Notre Dame High School. He coached basketball many years at St. Vincent's School. He was an automotive technician at Nation Brothers in Cape Girardeau from 1980 to 1990 and at General Auto Electric in Wood River, Ill., from 1990 to 1997...
John Hill (09/19/13)
John Daniel "J.D." Hill, 37, of Jackson passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in Portland, Ore. He was born Dec. 12, 1975, in Cape Girardeau, son of Dwayne Alan Hill Sr. and Ruth Ann Niswonger Hill Weibley. J.D. graduated from Shawnee High School in Grand Tower, Ill., in 1993...
Richard Langston (09/19/13)
HAZELWOOD, Mo. -- Richard E. Langston, 79, of Hazelwood died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Survived by children, Ken (Diane) Langston and Cindy (Mike) Manzella; brother, Jim (Neva) Langston; four grandchildren, Emily, Meghan, Hayden and Troy; and good friend to many others...
Marilyn Lincoln (09/19/13)
Marilyn Jo Lincoln, 76, of Herndon, Va., died suddenly Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Reston Hospital. She was born Jan. 7, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, to Thurston S. and Mary Ann Hill. Survivors include three children, Vicki Board (John) of College Station, Texas, Terri Kovarik (Jim) of Herndon and Michael Lincoln (Wendy) of McLean, Va.; a sister, Sue Hill Hellwege (Don) of Cape Girardeau; six grandchildren, Robert and Stephen Kovarik, Wesley, Sarah, William and Jay Lincoln; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.. ...
Ethel Newman (09/19/13)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Ethel Powless Newman, 85, of Tamms died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Danny McFarland officiating. Burial will be in McCrite Cemetery...
Donna Pensel (09/19/13)
Donna C. Pensel, 77, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Monticello House. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. An Eastern Star service will be at 7:30 p.m. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dave Schaffner officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery at Fruitland...
Joan L'Hote (09/18/13)
Joan M. Baudendistel L'Hote, 63, of St Louis went home to God on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. She was born Jan. 20, 1950, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Louis and Cordula Leible Baudendistel. Joan was the loving wife of Hubert "Louie" L'Hote Jr. They were married July 11, 1970, and lived happily together 43 years...
John Hill (09/18/13)
John D. Hill, 37, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in Portland, Ore. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. 
Ethel Newman (09/18/13)
TAMMS, Ill. — Ethel Powless Newman, 85, of Tamms died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2103, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Roy Gable (09/18/13)
Robert Roy Gable, 74, of Oak Ridge passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, after a lengthy battle with an illness. He was born Jan. 18, 1939, in St. Louis, to Joseph and Kathryn Allison Gable. On June 26, 1966, he married Elizabeth Ann Ramsey of Marble Hill, Mo...
Kenneth Dement Jr. (09/18/13)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Kenneth Lee Dement Jr., 57, of Sikeston, beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. He was born May 2, 1956, in San Diego, to the late Kenneth L. Dement Sr. and Gail Fennessey. Kenny graduated from Sikeston High School, Southeast Missouri State University and the University of Tulsa Law School...
Phyllis Conley (09/18/13)
Phyllis Ann Mason Conley, 70, of Jackson, formerly of Indianola, Iowa, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 8, 1943, in Milan, Mo., daughter of Donald and Frankie Wages Mason. She and James G. "Jim" Conley were married May 8, 1965...
James Lloyd (09/18/13)
James Michael Lloyd, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at his home. He was born March 24, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles W. and Helen M. Gerecke Lloyd. He grew up in Malden, Mo., and graduated from Malden High School. He spent summers in Cape Girardeau on the farm of his grandparents, Louis and Frieda Gerecke...
Rev. Sonny Floyd (09/18/13)
The Rev. Sonny Floyd, 74, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 3, 1938, in Tennessee, son of Clarence and Myrtle Marie Dean Floyd. On Oct. 13, 1957, he married Freda Reaves in Bernie, Mo. She preceded him in death Oct. 27, 1994...
Dotty Davis (09/18/13)
Dorothy L. "Dotty" Davis, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg, Ill. She was born June 9, 1924, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Stephen and Iva Hazel Davis. Dotty graduated from Cairo High School in 1942. ...
Jim Poirrier (09/18/13)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- James Adam "Jim" Poirrier, 87, of East Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Welcome, La., to Wright and Leah Arceneaux Poirrier. He and Sophia Mae Killian were married Jan. 27, 1951, in Piggott, Ark...
Roy Gable (09/17/13)
Roy Gable, 74, of Oak Ridge died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Joyce Miller (09/17/13)
Joyce Miller, 68, of Garden City, Kan., formerly of Jackson, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at her sister's home in Jackson. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kenny Cook officiating. Burial will be in Hurricane Fork Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Marty Curt (09/17/13)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Martha "Marty" Curt, 79, of Villa Ridge died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at her daughter's home in Cairo, Ill. She was born Nov. 6, 1933, in Cairo, daughter of John T. and Martha Wheeler Gannon. Marty was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cairo and Pulaski-Alexander County IAHCE. She was retired from First National Bank in Cairo and enjoyed quilting and sewing...
J.J. Gray Jr. (09/17/13)
Johnnathan "J.J." Gray Jr., one month old, of Cape Girardeau went home to be an angel Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Aug. 10, 2013, to Johnnathan Gray and Chasity Pettigrew of Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service Thursday at Crain Funeral Home...
Roger Dailey (09/17/13)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Roger Gene Dailey, 57, reached the end of his journey Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at his home near Sedgewickville. As he wished, he was surrounded by special family and friends. He began his journey July 29, 1956, in Bonne Terre, Mo., the son of James L. and Wilma A. Cook Dailey. His mother preceded him to her destination in April 2003...
Judy Filer-McCullough (09/17/13)
Judy Filer-McCullough, 57, of Centennial, Colo., passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Porter Hospice. She was born May 18, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Buford C. and Alice Hansen Filer. She and Roger McCullough were married Aug. 7, 1976, in Jackson...
John Schweer (09/17/13)
John A. Schweer, 82, of Springfield, Mass., passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at his home. He was born May 21, 1931, in Jackson, son of Willie "Bill" Schweer and Ella Marie Sadler Schweer Mantz. John served in the United States military 32 years and retired in Springfield...
Roger Dailey (09/16/13)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Roger Gene Dailey, 57, of Sedgewickville died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David McCutcheon officiating...
Lorene Heaton (09/16/13)
Georgia "Lorene" Heaton, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 3, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of John H. "Mon" and Ada Jones James. She was a graduate of Cape Girardeau High School, attended Cape Beauty School and became a licensed beautician. Lorene worked at Procter & Gamble, retiring in 1985. She was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. She enjoyed spending time with her family...
James Lloyd (09/16/13)
James Michael Lloyd, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at his home. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, with the Rev. Ann Mowery officiating. Full military honors will be at the funeral home by the Missouri Honors Team...
Carolyn Sarff (09/16/13)
Carolyn Sarff, 73, of Jackson passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Nov. 21, 1939, daughter of Hiram and Mae Altom Allstun. She married John W. Sarff on June 5, 1963, and together they lovingly raised two children in Jackson...
Michael Stoffel (09/16/13)
Michael David Stoffel, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 12, 1954, in Cape Girardeau to Bill D. and Nancy J. Vaughn Stoffel. He graduated in 1972 from Chaffee High School, where he ran track and played basketball...
Charles Francis (09/15/13)
FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Charles L. Francis, 71, of Fredericktown passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 12, 1942, at Slabtown, Mo., son of David and Esther Parsons Francis Sr. He and Evelyn Underwood were married Feb. 27, 1960, at Coppermines Free Will Baptist Church in Fredericktown...
Larry Gray (09/15/13)
Larry Francis Gray, 77, of Alton, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Alton Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Michael Stoffel (09/15/13)
Michael David Stoffel, 59, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, with Eagles Aerie No. 3775 services at 6:30 p.m...
Lorene Heaton (09/15/13)
Georgia "Lorene" Heaton, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at her home. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Judy McCullough (09/15/13)
Judy Filer McCullough, 57, of Centennial, Colo., formerly of Jackson, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in Colorado. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Carolyn Sarff (09/15/13)
Carolyn Sarff, 73, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Grant Gillard officiating...
Justin Schmidt (09/15/13)
Justin Louis Schmidt, 24, of Scott City passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Interstate 55. He was born Nov. 16, 1988, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Gus L. and Darlene Tumlinson Schmidt. In addition to his parents, he is survived by three brothers, Derek Cannon, Gus L. ...
Peggy Childers (09/15/13)
Peggy Lea Childers, 63, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at her home. She was born June 8, 1950, in Cape Girardeau to Amos Leonard and Elodie Grace McLane Reid. She married John W. Childers on Feb. 5, 1977. Peggy was a 1968 graduate of Cape Girardeau Central High School and graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1972 with a bachelor of science degree in general studies. ...
Gilbert Carlyle (09/13/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Gilbert "Gil" Carlyle, 68, of Benton, formerly of Commerce, Mo., and East Prairie, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born July 5, 1945, at Catron, Mo., to the late James Frank and Sally Mae Western Carlyle...
Hazel Dunker (09/13/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hazel Mae Dunker, 92, of Perryville died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 27, 1921, in White, S.D., to Ben F. and Blanche M. Tyler Hartley. She married Delos Dunker on June 10, 1948, in Aurora, S.D. He preceded her in death Dec. 26, 2011...
Cooper Lincoln (09/13/13)
Cooper Dean Lincoln, son of Michael Dean and Madeleine Rose Hutchings Lincoln Jr., was stillborn Sept. 12, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He is survived by his parents of Leopold, Mo.; two sisters, Rylie and Halley; maternal grandparents, Charles and Marian Hutchings; and paternal grandparents, Dean and Laurie Lincoln, all of Marble Hill, Mo., and Donna Taylor of Ft. ...
David Bigelow (09/12/13)
THEBES, Ill. -- David Lee Bigelow, 75, of Arnold, Mich., and Thebes passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Thebes, after a long courageous battle with cancer. His beloved companion of 23 years, Meridy Sundholm, and a brother, Les Bigelow, were by his side...
Franklin Boland Jr. (09/12/13)
ST. MARY, Mo. -- Franklin D. "Fuzz" Boland Jr., 55, of St. Mary died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 30, 1957, in Perryville, Mo., to Franklin D. "Buck" and Evelyn Rayoum Boland Sr. Fuzz was a loader operator with LaFarge. He was a member of Little Brushy Baptist Church...
Dennis Brewer (09/12/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dennis P. Brewer, 59, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Perryville Eagles Lodge...
Ronald Duvall (09/12/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ronald J. Duvall, 63, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A Catholic wake will be at 6 p.m. Friday...
Jerry Hardin (09/12/13)
Gerald "Jerry" Hardin, 78, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home.
Willie Hensley (09/12/13)
Willie Caroline Hensley, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 16, 1934, in St. Louis, to Herman Christopher and Willie Augustus Bates Kympton. She and Milton P. Crader were married in August 1956 in Lutesville, Mo. He passed away Jan. 1, 1975. She married Edward Lee Hensley on Feb. 14, 1976, at Lutesville. He passed away Feb. 21, 2011...
Gerald Kaempfer (09/12/13)
Gerald Kaempfer, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 9, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, to William F. and Millie Davis Kaempfer. He and Lillian Swinford were married in 1966 in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death May 5, 2013...
Victoria Oberg (09/12/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Victoria M. Oberg, 54, of Marble Hill passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 5, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Roy and Mary Brown Petzoldt. Victoria enjoyed time in Jackson City Park...
Izaya Reid (09/12/13)
Izaya Josiah Reid, 6 weeks, son of Tiara Benton and Bryan Reid of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. He was born July 29, 2013, in Cape Girardeau. Friends and family may gather from 1 p.m. until time of service Friday at Crain Funeral Home...
Gerald Kaempfer (09/11/13)
Gerald Kaempfer, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Raymond Phillips (09/11/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Raymond E. Phillips, 70, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 6:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery...
Victoria Oberg (09/11/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Victoria M. Oberg, 54, of Marble Hill died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. A private memorial service will be at a later date. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Gertrude Heider (09/11/13)
Gertrude Pauline Heider, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 2, 1924, in Cape Girardeau County, to Henry George and Matilda Fredrica Werner Voss. She and Emil Carl Heider were married Dec. 9, 1945, at Gordonville. He died June 23, 1994...
Jeremy Reeves (09/11/13)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jeremy Nigel Reeves, 35, of Benton died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, in Scott County. He was born June 18, 1978, in Santa Ana, Calif., to Gregory T. and Sheilah Lynn Bowers Reeves. He and Kelly Dawn Tompkins were married Oct. 8, 2011, at Branson, Mo...
Richard Krewinghaus (09/11/13)
Richard Edgar Krewinghaus, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home. He was born June 17, 1928, in St. Louis, to Richard Edgar John and Hazel Lorraine Young Krewinghaus. He married Dorothy Pauline Baldwin and later married Virginia Birk. Both preceded him in death...
Clara Ruch (09/11/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clara Rita Ruch, 92, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1921, in Perry County, to William N. and Mary A. Layton Gibbar. She married Clarence "Jim" Ruch. Clara was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church at Silver Lake, Mo. She had worked at International Shoe Co...
Gwendolyn Buchheit (09/11/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gwendolyn Dawson Buchheit, 62, of Perryville passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at her home, after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 23, 1950, in Lake Village, Ark., daughter of the late Merrill Marvin "Matt" and June Elizabeth Petzold Dawson. She and Leo E. Buchheit were married May 14, 2005...
Garry George (09/10/13)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Garry D. George, 73, of Olmsted, formerly of Mound City, Ill., died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at his home. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Gertrude Heider (09/10/13)
Gertrude Pauline Heider, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hanover Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Tony Kobak officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Lutheran Church Cemetery...
Dorothy Hunt (09/10/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dorothy C. Hunt, 80, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The wake will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday...
Jared Lane (09/10/13)
Jared Spencer Lane, 22, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, as a result of an automobile accident in Jackson. He was born June 14, 1991, in Kingston, Pa., to Loren B. and Christina N. Dymond Lane. Jared graduated from Jackson High School in 2010. He had worked at Lodo Lounge in Cape Girardeau and had started a band. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cape Girardeau...
James Meier (09/10/13)
James M. Meier, 60, of Steeleville, Ill., passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, Ill. He was born Jan. 2, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of Melvin and Helen Biester Meier. He and Nancy S. Pensel were married Aug. 29, 1987, in Jackson...
Clara Ruch (09/10/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Clara Rita Ruch, 92, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1921, in Perry County, to William N. and Mary A. Layton Gibbar. She married Clarence "Jim" Ruch. Clara was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church at Silver Lake, Mo. She had worked at International Shoe Co...
Thelma Schlamer (09/10/13)
THEBES, Ill. -- Thelma Pauline Schlamer, 87, of Thebes passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Daystar Nursing and Rehab in Cairo, Ill. She was born April 30, 1926, in Thebes, daughter of Robert Pinkney "Pink" and Maude Lovell Foster. She and Louis Lloyd Schlamer were married May 26, 1943, at Charleston, Mo. They had been married 68 years when he preceded her in death Oct. 26, 2011...
Brandy Beal (09/09/13)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Brandy Lynn Beal, 33, of Puxico passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, from injuries sustained in a car accident. She was born Jan. 2, 1980, at Austin, Texas, the daughter of James and Melodie Mae Knupp Allan. She Brandy was a homemaker. She loved to deer hunt and fish...
Keith Beal (09/09/13)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Keith Otto Beal, 38, of Puxico passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born Sept. 25, 1974, at Advance, Mo., the son of Larry and Sue Chapman Beal. He Keith was a 1994 graduate of Advance High School. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He loved his daughter more than words can say...
Paul Benefield (09/09/13)
THEBES, Ill. -- Paul Benefield, 85, of Thebes passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 21, 1927, near McClure, Ill., son of Clarence "Monk" and Bertha Phillips Benefield. He married Peggy Brown, who survives him. ...
Richard Krewinghaus (09/09/13)
Richard E. Krewinghaus, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Shirley Leible (09/09/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Shirley A. Leible, 78, of Perryville passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born April 26, 1935, in Perryville, daughter of Glennon and Della Klump Cissell. She married Vincent A. Leible Jr. on Sept. 13, 1958. He survives in Perryville...
Charles Penrod (09/09/13)
Charles Roy Penrod, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Dog Holler near Neelys Landing to Clinton Wiley and Hannah Josephine Pinkerton Penrod. He and Lavern Lorraine Kutscher were married Nov. 23, 1950. She died June 29, 2005...
Joy Venable (09/09/13)
Joy Venable, 72, of Scott City died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 19, 1940, at Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Bryan Glenn and Jacqulain Marie Stephens Jolly. She married Earl Wayne Venable on Feb. 22, 1956. He preceded her in death April 30, 1985...
Aaron Johnson (09/08/13)
Aaron A. Johnson, 31, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 16, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, to Everett G. and Martha Ann Farrow Johnson Jr. Aaron was a graduate of Jackson High School. He was employed at Nearly Perfect Shoes in Jackson...
Edward Castleman (09/08/13)
Edward Lee Castleman, 69, of Columbia, Ill., died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at his home. He was born July 21, 1944, in Cape Girardeau. Ed retired from Southern Pacific (Cotton Belt) Railroad after 32 years. After retirement, he volunteered at RSVP and Radio Information Service in Belleville, Ill. He was a member of Christ Community Lutheran Church in Columbia, VFW Post 2593 and United Transportation Union...
Gisela Gockel (09/08/13)
Gisela Gockel, 84, of Cape Girardeau ended her long, valiant struggle with breast cancer Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, to Alexander and Gisela Militz. Her mother died when she was 5 years old. ...
Norman Youngblood (09/08/13)
Norman E. Youngblood, 83, of Festus, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at the home of a son in Festus. He was born Jan. 3, 1930, in Brickeys, Mo., to William T. and Mamie H. Holst Youngblood. He and Dorine Lampman were married March 31, 1951, in Hillsboro, Mo...
Roy Glass (09/08/13)
Roy Glass, 81, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 3, 1931, in Biggers, Ark., son of Raymond H. and Nancy Hudgins Glass. Roy was a corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was principal for 21 years at Alma Schrader School. Roy was an avid Cardinals fan, and enjoyed John Wayne movies and cattle farming...
John Hovis (09/08/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John H. Hovis, 55, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grassy Friendship Church, with the Revs. Jerry Sander and Jack Faries officiating. Burial will be in Grassy Cemetery at Grassy, Mo...
Jared Lane (09/08/13)
Jared Spencer Lane, 22, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, as a result of an automobile accident in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
James Meier (09/08/13)
STEELEVILLE, Mo. -- James M. Meier, 60, of Steeleville passed away at 9:35 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, Ill. James was born Jan. 2, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Melvin and Helen Biester Meier. He married Nancy S. Pensel on Aug. 29, 1987, in Jackson. He was a Machinist at Sparta Light Metals. James was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Steeleville...
Richard Krewinghaus (09/08/13)
Richard E. Krewinghaus, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Willie Hensley (09/08/13)
Willie Crader Hensley, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Short officiating. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery at Marble Hill, Mo...
Dottie Boothe (09/06/13)
PATTON, Mo. -- Dottie Lee Boothe, 72, of Patton passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 7, 1941, in Mayfield, Mo., daughter of John L. and Olive M. Douglas Kirkpatrick. She and Joseph Boothe were married Nov. 15, 1963...
Pamela Cate (09/06/13)
Pamela A. Cate, 57, of Scott City passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 17, 1956, in Whitewater, to the late Ruddle Otto and Mary Stevens Gloth. Pamela and Norman Cate were married Dec. 22, 1988. He preceded her in death Sept. 8, 2011...
John Hovis (09/06/13)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- John H. Hovis, 55, of Marble Hill died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jerry Sander and Jack Faries officiating. Burial will be in Grassy Cemetery at Grassy, Mo...
Robert Moore (09/06/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert Glennon Moore, 80, of Perryville died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 5, 1933, in Perry County, son of Lawrence W. and Gladys T. Gremaud Moore. He and Mary Ann Sutterer were married Dec. 28, 1957, in Perryville...
Ella Sitze (09/06/13)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Ella Pauline "Polly" Sitze, 72, of Glenallen passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born in Glenallen on Oct. 11, 1940, daughter of Paul F. and Laura C. Huskey Deck. On Nov. 5, 1960, she married Jerry Wayne Sitze at Glenallen Baptist Church. He preceded her in death July 23, 2012...
Jennifer Stovall (09/05/13)
Jennifer D. Stovall, 38, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Southeast Hospital. She had been struggling with health complications. She was born May 22, 1975, in Greenwich, Conn., to Bill and Rose Pirtle Wolfert. She and Jason Stovall were married April 19, 1997, in Perkins, Mo...
Lee Minson (09/05/13)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Lee Roy Minson, 78, of Glenallen passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home. He was born March 20, 1935, son of Vester and Artie Gipson Minson. He and Betty Moyers were married June 11, 1955. Lee Roy owned and operated Bollinger County Builders Supply Co. in Marble Hill, Mo. He was a member of Westview Masonic Lodge 103 in Millersville and Glenallen Methodist Church...
Betty Prost (09/05/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Betty Feaman Prost, 90, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Charles Prost officiating...
Sheila Fry (09/04/13)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Sheila Renee Fry, 47, of Dexter departed this life Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 20, 1965, in St. Louis, daughter of Melvin Jaco of Farmington, Mo., and Connie Waters DeBerry of Bloomfield, Mo. She and Ricky Fry were married June 16, 1984, at Bloomfield. He preceded her in death Nov. 2, 2001...
JoAnn Johnson (09/04/13)
PAINTON, Mo. -- JoAnn R. Johnson, 82, of Painton passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 6, 1931, at Messler, Mo., daughter of Gabe and Georgia Goodman Rendleman. She and John F. Johnson Sr. were married July 15, 1950, at Bell City, Mo...
Gary Medley (09/04/13)
MORLEY, Mo. -- Gary L. Medley, 56, of Morley passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 5, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Gilbert Lynn and Barbara Lacy Medley. He and Bobbie McBride were married May 22, 1975...
Mary Neeley (09/04/13)
Mary Jo Neeley, 57, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Olmsted, Ill., died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Sharp officiating. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery at Olmsted...
Brett Philip (09/04/13)
Brett Patrick Philip, 33, of Pauls Valley, Okla., passed from this life Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, near Pauls Valley. He was born Dec. 2, 1979, in Kingston, N.Y., to Harry Michael and Donna Merle Parsells Philip. Brett grew up in Cape Girardeau, where he attended Notre Dame and Central high schools, graduating in 1997. He attended colleges in Missouri and Indiana, where he studied computer technology...
Marilyn Prill (09/04/13)
Marilyn Prill, 89, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Lutheran Home. She was born July 14, 1924, in Brunswick, Mo., to William Arthur and Nettie Irene Schaefer Hackward. Her parents moved to Webster Groves, Mo., where she grew up and graduated from Webster Groves High School. Marilyn and Max K. Prill were married Nov. 4, 1944, in Webster Groves. He died Sept. 25, 2006...
Jennifer Stovall (09/03/13)
Jennifer D. Stovall, 38, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until time of service Sunday at Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Tom Sullenger will officiate a memorial service at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church...
Mary Jo Neeley (09/03/13)
Mary Jo Neeley, 57, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Olmsted, Ill., died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announce later by Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill...
Leroy Borgfield (09/03/13)
Leroy Borgfield, 86, of Jackson died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 18, 1927, near Jackson, son of Amil and Hulda Marie Heider Borgfield. He and Meta Louise Rubel were married April 8, 1950, and celebrated 63 years together...
Rev. Sylvester Bauer (09/03/13)
The Rev. Sylvester William Bauer, 97, a Roman Catholic priest of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in Jefferson City, Mo. Father Bauer was born Jan. 29, 1916, in Freeburg, Mo., son of George Henry Bauer and Mary Theresa Redel Bauer. ...
Margie Beakley (09/03/13)
Margie Ann Beakley, 78, of Jackson died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Jackson Manor. She was born Feb. 13, 1935, in Biggers, Ark., daughter of Virgil and Julia Mildred Highfill Payne. She and Larry Beakley were married Sept. 28, 1950. He preceded her in death March 2, 2013...
Alva Miller (09/03/13)
Alva Edward Miller, 88, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home. He was born March 17, 1925, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Robert J. and Edith E. Simpkins Miller. He and Jean Hodge were married Jan. 14, 1946, at Poplar Bluff. She preceded him in death Feb. 5, 2005...
Marilyn Colyer (09/03/13)
Marilyn "Mitzi" R. Colyer, 73, of McClure, Ill., passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Feb. 15, 1940, in Seward, Neb., to the late Ted and Erma Zillig Flowerday. Mitzi and Bill were married July 8, 1961, in Seward. They were married 52 years...
Joan Masters (09/03/13)
Joan L. Siemers Masters, 88, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at The Lutheran Home. She was born March 26, 1925, in Quincy, Fla., daughter of Ocie Ollie and Corine Agnes Glenn Fletcher. She and Harry A. Siemers were married June 13, 1946, at Andrews Air Force Base. He preceded her in death Oct. 22, 1983. She later married William Masters on Jan. 1, 1985. He preceded in 1999...
Dorothy Revell (09/03/13)
LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Dorothy L. Revell, 85, of Leopold passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born on Nov. 19, 1927, near Crump, she was the daughter of John and Carrie Schafer Huffman. She married Loren A. Revell on Sept. 6, 1946, in Jackson. They had been married 60 years when he passed away Jan. 11, 2006...
Betty McLain (09/01/13)
Betty Lois Jauch McLain, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Whitewater, to Velma Jauch. She and Ivan Ernest McLain were married June 19, 1954, at Oriole. Betty was a member of Red Star Baptist Church. She had worked at the former Cape Girardeau Osteopathic Hospital, Cape Girardeau County collector's office in Jackson, Chaffee General Hospital in Chaffee, Mo., and Wal-Mart in Jackson for more than 10 years...
Bob Crain (09/01/13)
Bob Crain, 77, of Anna, Ill., died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at home, following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 25, 1935, in Cairo, Ill., to George C. and Marguerite Throgmorton Crain. He married Elaine Vick on June 8, 1957. A licensed funeral director and embalmer 57 years, Bob devoted his career from 1956 to 1999 to serving families of the area at Crain Funeral Homes and Cemeteries. He was very proud to see the family tradition carried on by his children and grandchildren...
Elzo Lint (09/01/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elzo Leo Lint, 92, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Ste. Genevieve Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He was born Aug. 22, 1921, in Shellsburg, Iowa, son of Ira and Lettie Larson Lint. He and Kathryn Smith were married July 21, 1961, in Shellsburg...
Alice French (09/01/13)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Alice Faye French, 75, of Perryville died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at her home. She was born July 8, 1938, in Jefferson City, Mo., daughter of Mabel Herron Johnson. She and Harold J. French were married July 7, 1956. He preceded her in death Sept. 24, 2002...
Brett Philip (09/01/13)
Brett Patrick Philip, 33, of Pauls Valley, Okla., passed from this life Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, near Pauls Valley. He was born Dec. 2, 1979, in Kingston, N.Y., to Harry Michael and Donna Merle Parsells Philip. Brett grew up in Cape Girardeau, where he attended Notre Dame and Central high schools, graduating in 1997. He attended colleges in Missouri and Indiana, where he studied computer technology...
Wanda Abbott (09/01/13)
Wanda Lee Abbott, 82, of Jackson passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 14, 1930, in Cape Girardeau to Lewis Lee and Dessie Mae James Austin. She and Robert J. "Bob" Abbott were married Nov. 9, 1949, at St. Mary Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. They were married 53 years when Bob died July 12, 2003...
Marilyn Prill (09/01/13)
Marilyn Prill of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.
Betty McLain (09/01/13)
Betty Lois Jauch McLain, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Whitewater, to Velma Jauch. She and Ivan Ernest McLain were married June 19, 1954, at Oriole. Betty was a member of Red Star Baptist Church. She had worked at the former Cape Girardeau Osteopathic Hospital, Cape Girardeau County collector's office in Jackson, Chaffee General Hospital in Chaffee, Mo., and Wal-Mart in Jackson for more than 10 years...