- Two men seriously hurt in crash near Fruitland (9/21/16)3
- Perryville man arrested for alleged patronizing prostitution, harassment (9/23/16)6
- Eldorado Resorts to buy Isle of Capri Casinos (9/20/16)7
- Community helps Jackson family with two cases of muscular dystrophy (9/19/16)
- Video and evidence largely confirm trooper's claims in April traffic stop shooting (9/23/16)7
- Cape man may lose eye after shovel beating, police say (9/25/16)2
- Funeral procession of former Cape Girardeau police chief Henry H. Gerecke (9/22/16)17
- Cape man accused of attacking pregnant girlfriend (9/22/16)
- Show Me Center upgrades may allow facility to draw more elaborate shows (9/21/16)17
- Man convicted of Perryville convenience-store heist (9/21/16)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Jerry L. Shipman, 81, of Dexter died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
He was born Feb. 3, 1920, at Dexter, son of John and Pearl Smith Shipman. He and Helen Stoker were married Sept. 29, 1940, at Malden, Mo.
Shipman was a retired truck driver. He was a member of First General Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Jerry Shipman of Charleston, S.C.; two daughters, Janet Putnam of Dexter, Geraldine Comte of St. Louis; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Friends may call at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. today.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kenneth Biggs officiating. Burial will be in Hagy Cemetery.