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Cape Girardeau obituaries

Betty Davis (07/23/14)
Betty Jo Grim Davis, 84, of Las Vegas died Friday, March 14, 2014, in Las Vegas. She was born Sept. 16, 1929, to Ray and Myrtle Tanner of Doniphan, Missouri. She was married to Wayne Grim, and later married Howard Davis. Survivors include a son, Jerry Grim (Jody) of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Sandra Boulanger (Paul) of Las Vegas; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Dennis Weber (07/22/14)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Dennis Francis Weber, 75, of Kansas City passed away peacefully Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was born Aug. 5, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He enjoyed being outdoors and farming, living most of his life in the Cass County area. Survivors include a son, Allen Weber; three daughters, Jana Sasser, Susy Walters and Brenda Slead; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Mark Farrar (07/22/14)
Mark Michael Farrar, 55, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 17, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, to Eugene C. and Patricia V. Rooney Farrar. Mark was a 1977 graduate of Central High School. He and his brother operated Farrar Home Improvement of St. Louis. He was of the Catholic belief...
Ann Kielhafner (07/20/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ann Loretta Kielhafner, 72, of Chaffee passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at the family home. She was born April 7, 1942, in Biehle, Missouri, to Elmer M. Schott and Helen Buchheit Schott Welker. She married John Joseph Kielhafner Sept. 3, 1966. He preceded her in death Nov. 12, 2009...
Dee Walker (07/20/14)
Delores Jean "Dee" Walker, 80, of Hilmar, California, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, in Turlock, California, after a brief battle with lung cancer. She was born and raised in Cape Girardeau, where she graduated from Central High School in 1953. She married Charles "Tom" Walker in 1954...
William Wright (07/20/14)
William E. "Bill" Wright, 86, of Cape Girardeau went to heaven Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from his home, with his loving family by his side. He was born Feb. 29, 1928, one of 15 children of James and Della Mae Wright. He was married to Alena Margrabe of Cape Girardeau, who passed away Aug. 8, 1954. He then married Robbie Faye Irby of Cape Girardeau on Aug. 4, 1956. She passed away May 13, 2011...
William Stroud (07/20/14)
William Stroud, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. A memorial service will be held later this summer at Crain Funeral Home.
Linda Lewis (07/18/14)
Linda Lewis, 104, of Wichita, Kansas, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and child of God, died in Wichita on July 11, 2014. She was born in Gordonville, oldest daughter of William and Martha Lange Gerecke. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville. In January 1933 she married William "Bill" Lewis...
William Wright (07/18/14)
William E. "Bill" Wright, 86, of Cape Girardeau went to heaven Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from his home, with his loving family by his side. He was born Feb. 29, 1928, one of 15 children of James and Della Mae Wright. He was married to Alena Margrabe of Cape Girardeau, who passed away Aug. 8, 1954. He then married Robbie Faye Irby of Cape Girardeau Aug. 4, 1956. She passed away May 13, 2011...
Grover St. Clair (07/18/14)
John Grover St. Clair Jr., 93, of Scott City died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Fornfelt, to John Grover and Pearl Ennis St. Clair Sr. He married Dorothy Laureen Leible on Nov. 6, 1954, in Kelso, Missouri. She preceded him in death Dec. 28, 2004...
Nancy Woodruff (07/18/14)
Nancy Ann Snider Woodruff, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 29, 1918, in Essex, Missouri, to James and Gladys Becraft Snider. She and Gratton Woodruff were married July 18, 1934, at Essex. He preceded her in death Feb. 19, 1987...
Linda Lewis (07/17/14)
Linda Lewis, 104, of Wichita, Kansas, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and child of God died in Wichita on July 11, 2014. She was born in Gordonville, oldest daughter of William and Martha Lange Gerecke. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville. In January 1933 she married William "Bill" Lewis...
Ronald Ervin (07/17/14)
Ronald C. Ervin, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Wilma Grimme (07/16/14)
Wilma L. Grimme, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Monday, July 14, 2014, to be with her Lord Jesus and all her relatives and friends who went before her. She was born July 1, 1925, in Hoxie, Arkansas, to Earl and Anna Louise Gilkerson. She and Paul W. Grimme were married in April 1941 at Poplar Bluff, Missouri...
Yonetta Moore (07/16/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Yonetta P. Moore, 77, of Chaffee passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 26, 1936, in Delta, to Ira and Mae Seabaugh Gibbons. She and Emery Alvin Moore were married Aug. 1, 1970. He preceded her in death June 22, 2014...
Clarence Kurre (07/15/14)
Clarence Allen Kurre, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 1, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, to August L. and Malinda M. Weiss Kurre. Clarence attended Randol School, Hanover Lutheran School, College High School, and graduated from Steimle Business College...
Marvin Ates Sr. (07/15/14)
Marvin Eugene Ates Sr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Fountainbleau Lodge. He was born Jan. 6, 1939, in Jackson, to Bob and Reva Seabaugh Ates. He and Shirley Spalding Estes were married July 30, 1988, in Cape Girardeau. She passed away July 21, 2012...
Nancy Bone (07/13/14)
Nancy Ann Allen Bone, 68, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Charleston, Missouri, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City with the pastor, the Rev. Marty Hasz, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery...
Michael Finnegan (07/11/14)
Michael John Finnegan, 58, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Skaneateles, New York, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by his children. He was born Sept. 15, 1955, in Utica, New York, to Eugene and the late Virginia "Gussie" Finnegan. He and Annie Frye Finnegan were married in 1996 in Cape Girardeau...
Robert Nenninger (07/10/14)
Robert F. "Bob" Nenninger, 71, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois. He was born April 9, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles F. and Bernadine Fox Nenninger. He married Jean Heim Nenninger on June 19, 1987, in Edwardsville, Illinois...
Tuppence Walters (07/10/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Tuppence Walters, 58, of Chaffee died Monday, June 30, 2014, at her home. She was born March 26, 1956, in Santa Rita, Guam, to Walter and Virginia Riddle Parry. She and Ronald Lee Walters were married Aug. 20, 1983, in Las Vegas. He preceded her in death Oct. 10, 1999...
Brian Workman (07/10/14)
Brian C. Workman, 50, of Clearwater, Florida, formerly of Scott City, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edwin R. Workman of Scott City and Janice Leiner Calhoun of Clearwater. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Craig Workman of Clearwater; two half brothers, Eric Workman of Cape Girardeau and Michael (Kyla) Workman of Scott City...
Tony Schuch (07/08/14)
Anthony Riley "Tony" Schuch, 76, of Cape Girardeau was received into the loving arms of God on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. He was born March 30, 1938, in Washington, D.C., to Edward A. and Nan Ellen Riley Schuch. He and Annette Wallace were married July 9, 1967, at Kennett, Missouri...
Ricky Brant (07/08/14)
Ricky L. Brant, 59, of Oldfield, Missouri, formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Cox Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. July 19 at Father's Arms Fellowship Hall in Scott City. He was born July 19, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, to Virgil "Smokey" and Ruby Kinder Brant. ...
Priscilla Clippard (07/08/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Priscilla Ann Clippard, 78, of Advance passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 29, 1935, in Ripley County, Missouri, daughter of Raymond and Judy Sawyer Crook. She and Charles Clippard were married May 20, 1956, in Ripley County...
Arthur Herrmann (07/06/14)
Arthur D. Herrmann, 73, of St. Louis died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at his home. He was a native of Cape Girardeau. Beloved husband of Sue Wood Herrmann; dear father and father-in-law of Matt (Heather) Herrmann and Ann (Ryan Craig) Herrmann; dear grandfather of Hannah and Abby Herrmann; dear son of the late Arthur A. and Elly Habermann Herrmann; dear brother of Joan (Pyrtle) Seabaugh; dear son-in-law of Dorothy and the late William Wood; dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend...
Harold Livingston Jr. (07/06/14)
Harold Ray "Lee" Livingston Jr., 67, passed away peacefully Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home in Overland, Missouri, surrounded by family and friends. Lee was born April 29, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to Jueldeen and Harold Livingston, longtime residents of Scott City...
Mark Scherer (07/06/14)
Mark Scherer, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Benton, Missouri, to John and Bertha Enderle Scherer. He and Maggie Jo Myers were married Sept. 15, 1956. She preceded him in death Dec. 8, 1989...
Tonya Bland (07/06/14)
Tonya Bland, 41, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 17, 1973, in St. Louis, to Clarence Brown Sr. and Marie Bland. Tonya was a custodian at Southeast Missouri State University and was house mother of Lambda Chi fraternity...
Harumi Bounds (07/03/14)
Harumi Sasaki Bounds, 63, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. She was born Sept. 6, 1950, in Nagasaki, Japan, to the late Mitsuo and Masayo Sasaki. She and Emmett "Butch" Bounds Jr. were married March 27, 1974, in Sasebo, Japan...
Glen Seabaugh (07/03/14)
Glen Junior Seabaugh, 68, of Golden, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Cox Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born Dec. 29, 1945, in Perryville, Missouri, son of Glen and Elsie Smith Seabaugh. He graduated from high school in Cape Girardeau. He and Leslie Wood of Felton, California, were married April 22, 1967...
Una Worth (07/02/14)
Una Joyce Worth, 75, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, formerly of Bell City, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, at The Medical Center. Joyce was born Dec. 14, 1938, in Manila, Arkansas. She was a retired Realtor with Re-Max Real Estate Executives of Bowling Green. She was a member of State Street United Methodist Church, an active member of the Women's Circle and an avid animal lover. She was an accomplished pianist, loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother...
Raymond Sills (07/02/14)
ANNA, Ill. -- Raymond E. Sills, 76, of Anna died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 18, 1937, son of Walter and Margie Watkins Sills. Raymond served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War...
Charlene Markland (07/02/14)
Charlene Markland, 80, of Scott City died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 9, 1933, in Winn, Arkansas. She married Charles Edward Markland on April 17, 1959. Survivors include her husband, Charles of Scott City; two sons, Chuck (Becky) Markland of Scott City and Chris (Kim) Markland of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Cheryl (Mike) Cut-right of Scott City; a sister, Mary Lou Phipps of Scott City; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.. ...
Harold Livingston (07/02/14)
Harold Ray "Lee" Livingston Jr., 67, passed away peacefully Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home in Overland, Missouri, surrounded by family and friends. Lee was born April 29, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to Jueldeen and Harold Livingston, longtime residents of Scott City...
William Jenkins (07/02/14)
William Rudolph Jenkins, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 28, 1932, in Cape Girardeau to Fred and Annie Runnels Jenkins. William was a veteran of the United States Army, receiving a Purple Heart and two Bronze Medals...
Joe David Frank (07/02/14)
Joe David Frank, 61, of Jackson died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 17, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to Alvin Martin and Adella Catherine Kirchdoerfer Frank. He and Kay Grantham were married Feb. 8, 1975, in Chaffee, Missouri...
Harumi Bounds (07/02/14)
Harumi Sasaki Bounds, 63, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Sept. 6, 1950, in Nagasaki, Japan, to the late Mitsuo and Masayo Sasaki. She and Emmett "Butch" Bounds Jr. were married March 27, 1974, in Sasebo, Japan...
Wilbert Reisenbichler (06/29/14)
Wilbert V. "Wib" Reisenbichler, 87, of Pocahontas passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 6, 1927, in Pocahontas to Adolf and Hedwig Kutscher Reisenbichler. He and Margie Wilson Rastl were married May 14, 1955...
Irma Frye (06/29/14)
Irma Mae Frye, 78, of Scott City died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 14, 1935, in Arriba, Colorado, to Herman Henry and Maggie Mae McCallum Brunke. She married John Grant Frye on Jan. 9, 1954, and celebrated 60 years of marriage. He preceded her in death Jan. 19, 2014...
Liam Schneider (06/29/14)
Liam Lee Schneider, son of Aaron and Danielle Lindsey Schneider of Cape Girardeau, died shortly after birth Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral service will be private. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
David Hill (06/27/14)
David Hill, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born July 3, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, to Russell and Mona Gregory Hill Sr. David graduated from Central High School. He loved animals and spending time outdoors. He was greatly loved by his family and friends. He was always the life of the party...
Rev. Dale Huff (06/27/14)
The Rev. Dale Johnson Huff, 87, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 26, 2014, while surrounded by family and friends at Chateau Girardeau. He was born March 10, 1927, in Lutesville, Missouri, son of William and Lottie Johnson Huff. He and Vera Nell Stone were married Dec. 8, 1948. She preceded him in death July 2, 2000. He later married Dotty Wulfers on Aug. 3, 2002...
Melvin Henderson (06/27/14)
Melvin Eddy Henderson, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1936, in Thebes, Illinois, to Melvin C. and Nellie Bailey Henderson. He and Lawanda Bledsoe were married Aug. 6, 1956, in Jackson. Melvin was a member of Church of God Fellowship in Cape Girardeau. He had been a truck driver with Red Ball Express. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was passionate about the St. Louis Cardinals...
Bessie Johnson (06/27/14)
Bessie Jane Johnson, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 27, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, at the family home on Bend Road, daughter of Frank and May Mullins Hopper. Bessie and Samuel Brooks Johnson were married July 25, 1946. He preceded her in death Jan. 7, 2007...
Ben Lents (06/27/14)
Ben Holland Lents, 74, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully in his home Monday, June 23, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Holland and Elsie Lents, and a brother, Jerry. Ben is survived by two nieces, Janis Stewart and Audrey Andress; a nephew, Michael Lents; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Lents. He also leaves behind his close lifelong companion, Joyce Cole, whom he had known since they were students at Lincoln High School...
David Dirnberger (06/26/14)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- David "Coop" Dirnberger, 71, of New Hamburg passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 23, 1942, in New Hamburg, to the late Claude William and Hattie Rebecca Brock Dirnberger. He and Dorothy Harris were married Nov. 28, 1963, while he was serving in the United States Air Force...
Doris Roll (06/26/14)
Doris J. Roll, 81, of Manchester, Indiana, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The daughter of Harlan and Hazel Steeg Fornkohl, she was born June 18, 1933, in Cape Girardeau. She and Dr. Vincent P. Roll were married Aug. 6, 1955, at St. John's Church in Clayton, Missouri...
R.B. Goodwin (06/26/14)
R. B. "Bob" Goodwin II, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 9, 1925, in Jackson, to R.B. and Marguerite Bowman Goodwin. He and Carol A. Dunn were married Aug. 8, 1950, in Doniphan, Missouri...
David Hill (06/26/14)
David Hill, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Vera Whitlock (06/26/14)
Vera Whitlock, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Bessie Johnson (06/26/14)
Bessie Jane Johnson, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery...
Forrest Slinkard (06/25/14)
Forrest W. Slinkard, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 23, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Dec. 12, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, to Henry and Pearl Fowler Slinkard. He and Vonda Lea Hammack were married June 5, 1976, in Cape Girardeau. Forrest was a veteran of both the Navy and Air Force and served in the Korean War...
Robert Goodwin (06/25/14)
Robert Goodwin, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Mary Anderson (06/24/14)
Mary J. Anderson, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, to Albert and Ellen Spurgeon Suskey. She and Kenneth K. Anderson were married May 27, 1961, in Mason City, Iowa...
Mary Slinkard (06/24/14)
Mary Lewis Slinkard, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Dec. 10, 1932, at Bloomfield, Missouri, to Simeon and Kate Mason Lewis. She married Loren Slinkard on Oct. 10, 1958. Mary graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1950. She attended Southeast Missouri State University two years. In September 1950 she began employment with Southwestern Bell, retiring in March 1984...
Vickie Griffin (06/24/14)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Vickie Jane Griffin, 56, of Gipsy passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014, at her home. She was born Jan. 8, 1958, at Chaffee, Missouri, daughter of Herbert Dailey and Bea Spencer. She and Roger Griffin were married Nov. 3, 1984, at Marble Hill, Missouri...
Joshua Dibert (06/24/14)
Joshua Edward Dibert, 34, of Cape Girardeau passed away June 20, 2014, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 26, 1979, in Mansfield, Ohio, son of Gary and Kathy Max Dibert. Josh worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, fishing, hunting and camping, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Josh was known as friendly, outgoing and a neighborly person...
Richard Shockley (06/24/14)
Richard Lynn Shockley, 76, of Bee Branch, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 21, 2014. He was born March 8, 1938, in Mount Vernon, Missouri, to Ivan and Maxine Hughes Shockley. Richard worked at Sears Roebuck in Cape Girardeau 17 years before becoming a partner in Service 4 Carwash and Capetown RV. He was a member and past exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 639...
Forrest Slinkard (06/24/14)
Forrest W. Slinkard, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 23, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Port (06/22/14)
Barbara Port, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Nov. 11, 1932, in St. Louis, daughter of Stark O. and Marian W. Genuit. Barbara graduated from Washington University with a master's degree in social work. ...
Norman Sander Jr. (06/22/14)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Norman Elwood Sander Jr., 69, of Honolulu, formerly of Commerce, died Friday, June 13, 2014, at Queen's Medical Center in Oahu, Hawaii. He was born Aug. 19, 1944, in Cape Girardeau to Norman Elwood and Joy Jean Johnson Sander. He and Dawn Savory were married Dec. 5, 2009...
Mildred Mason (06/22/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mildred Berneice Bugg Mason, 92, of Oran died peacefully Thursday, June 19, 2014, at her home. She was born July 6, 1921, on the family farm near Vanduser, Missouri, daughter of Otto and Iva Bugg. She and Will Grant "Bud" Mason were married Dec. 13, 1939. He preceded her in death March 1, 1979...
Patrish Hockle (06/20/14)
Patrish Devonne Hockle, 79, of Jackson died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at her home. There is no service. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Gaymarie Tomlinson (06/19/14)
Gaymarie Tomlinson, 62, of Winter Springs, Florida, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at Lake Mary, Florida, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 22, 1952, in Sacramento, California, to Leon Frank and Odella Gay Tschiedel...
Scott Doemel (06/19/14)
Scott Michael Doemel, 26, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at his home. He was born April 2, 1988, in Cape Girardeau, son of Todd and Debbie Lottes Doemel, and brother of Sarah (Christian) Oldenburg. Scott graduated from Bartram Trail High School in 2006, and in 2008 from St. John's River Community College with a certification in criminal justice. He was issued a certificate of compliance for law enforcement officers July 31, 2012...
Barbara Hoppe (06/18/14)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Barbara J. Hoppe, 81, of Cairo passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by her loving children. She was born Jan. 30, 1933, in Alexander County, Illinois, daughter of Lola Singleton Nardi. She was one of 16 children. She was raised in Cairo by her grandparents, Ralph and Marie Hawkins. She married Herschel G. Hoppe on Sept. 3, 1946. He preceded her in death Feb. 1, 1993...
Loretta Going (06/18/14)
Loretta J. Going, 63, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center, after an extended illness. She was born April 22, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, to Nelson H. and L. Vernell Haertling Steiner. She and Chester Going were married May 27, 1983...
Marian Tenkhoff (06/18/14)
Marian Marie Preusse Tenkhoff, 87, of Tupelo, Mississippi, died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Perryville, Missouri, to Oscar Frederick and Rose Romann Preusse. Marian graduated from Perryville High School in 1944, and graduated in 1948 from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau with a degree in home economics. While at Southeast she was elected homecoming queen...
Barbara Port (06/18/14)
Barbara Genuit Port, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time June 28 at First Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. June 28 at the church...
Keith Jordan (06/17/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Keith W. Jordan, 48, of Advance passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at his home. He was born June 27, 1965, in St. Louis, son of Albert and Lamona Moore Jordan. Survivors include his mother, Lamona Jordan of Advance; a brother, James Jordan of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Linda Niswanger of Cadet, Missouri, and Pamela Nix of Delta; nephews and nieces, Ronald Niswanger Jr., Robert Niswanger, Cody Niswanger, Angel Nix, Tiffany Nix Henson, Brandie Nix and Bobby Nix; and 11 great-nephews and great-nieces, Joshua, Noah, Dayton, KK, Kameron, Chase, Kamryn, Cayden, Corbyn, Paetyn and Jordyn.. ...
Kathryn Garrett (06/17/14)
Kathryn Marie Garrett, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Missouri, is in charge of arrangements...
Rebecca Woolverton (06/15/14)
Rebecca "Becky" Bain Woolverton, 61, of St. Louis passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 6, 1952, in Cape Girardeau to the late Rev. Lester and Lois Bray Bain. Rebecca graduated from Southeast Missouri State University. She taught school in Jackson and worked for Southwestern Bell in St. Louis more than 20 years...
Donald Simpher (06/15/14)
Donald Ray Simpher, 74, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born April 2, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis and Evelyn Lampe Simpher. He and Nina Slinkard were married Jan. 23, 1967. She passed away Dec. 26, 1991. He and Diane Howard Wiggins were married June 8, 2002...
Fred Brown (06/13/14)
Fred W. Brown, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of New Wells, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Aug. 2, 1923, near New Wells, to Edward and Mary Stanley Brown. Fred farmed near New Wells his entire life, farming livestock and row cropping. He was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells and a former church elder. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He moved to Cape Girardeau in 1987 after retiring from farming...
Richard Campbell (06/13/14)
Richard L. Campbell, 64, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the home of a sister in Chesterfield, Missouri. He was born Sept. 20, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, to Lynuel Leon and Mildred "Millie" Schearf Campbell. He and Cathy Scholz were married July 22, 1967...
Billy Hahs (06/13/14)
Billy Gene Hahs, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born July 16, 1926, in Millersville, to Pearl Columbus and Hester Faith Propst Hahs. He and Ethel Mae Pease were married Jan. 15, 1974. She preceded him in death March 1, 2004...
Linda McDonald (06/12/14)
HOUSTON, Texas -- Linda Lee Tilley McDonald, 78, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was a lifelong member of the Salvation Army Houston Temple. Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd David McDonald; and their daughter, Kristi Wright...
Fred Brown (06/12/14)
Fred W. Brown, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lawrence Bradt officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery at New Wells...
Richard Campbell (06/12/14)
Richard L. Campbell, 64, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the home of a sister in Chesterfield, Missouri. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Missouri...
Martha Vandivort (06/11/14)
Martha Brooks Vandivort, 72, of Boise, Idaho, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Boise. She was born Nov. 8, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, the oldest child of Charles Alexander and Lillian Rita Derris Vandivort. She and James Albert Haskett were married April 4, 1970, at St. Vincent's Church in Cape Girardeau. He died in February 1999...
Jack Bess (06/11/14)
Jack C. Bess, 93, of Cape Girardeau departed this life Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 16, 1921, on a farm near Bloomfield, Missouri, son of W.L. and Dora Napier Bess. He and Pauline Gunter were married May 30, 1942. Jack was an organizer and president of Puxico State Bank 20 years. He was founder and owner of Bess Grain and Fertilizer Co., also owning farming interests in Stoddard County...
Dr. Mark Maddox (06/10/14)
Dr. Mark Finley Maddox, 57, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. A celebration of Mark's life will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Broadway Baptist Church, 3931 Washington St. in Kansas City. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. before the service...
Joseph Figliolo Jr. (06/10/14)
KELSO, Mo. -- Joseph Lee Figliolo Jr., 53, of Kelso died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1961, in St. Louis, to Joseph Lee and Elaine Moyers Figliolo Sr. Joseph enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid sportsman. He liked fishing, golf, softball, handball and weightlifting...
Joe Schoolfield (06/08/14)
Joe Dan Schoolfield, 66, of Burfordville passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 19, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Claude and Algeron Jackson Schoolfield. He and Harriett Ann Weeks were married Aug. 4, 1981, at Bell City, Missouri...
Martha Cairns (06/08/14)
Martha Wilson Cairns, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 15, 1916, in Sparta, Illinois, to John T. and Amy Morrow Wilson. She and Austin R. Cairns were married Sept. 8, 1936, in Sparta. He preceded her in death May 12, 1998...
Ruth Pope (06/08/14)
Elma Ruth Pope, 93, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Four Seasons Care Center in Plano, Texas. She was born July 7, 1920, in Mine La Motte, Missouri, a daughter of Felix Wesley and Alma Virqua Denison Shelton. In 1943, Ruth was united in marriage to Don Wilkinson. He died March 27, 1945, while serving his country during World War II. In 1947, she married George Pope in Piggott, Arkansas. He preceded her in death Nov. 11, 1965...
Lanora Walker (06/06/14)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Lanora Blumer Walker of Cobden passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Carbondale, Illinois. Survivors include her husband, Willard Walker of Cobden; three sons, Doug (Nancy Irish) of San Francisco, Steve (Donna) of Clearwater, Florida, and Randy (Angela) of Greenville, South Carolina; two sisters, Virginia Clifton of Crosstown, Missouri, and Vickie Lange of Scott City; two brothers, Marion of Cape Girardeau and Bill of Modesto, California; and two grandchildren, Emily and Sam of Greenville.. ...
Vernetta Chappell (06/06/14)
Vernetta Lois Chappell, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1923, in Sikeston, Missouri, to Schuyler and Rita P. Lewis Bradley. She and Raymond W. Chappell were married Jan. 30, 1959, in San Jose, California. He preceded her in death in 2011...
Joe Schoolfield (06/06/14)
Joe Dan Schoolfield, 67, of Burfordville passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 19, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Claude and Algeron Jackson Schoolfield. He and Harriett Ann Weeks were married Aug. 4, 1981, at Bell City, Missouri...
Lou Hannaford (06/06/14)
Lou Hannaford, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 5, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Von Price (06/05/14)
Utah Von Price, 91, of Cape Girardeau and former longtime resident of Gosnell, Arkansas, passed from this life Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born in Mountain View, Arkansas, to James W. and Leo Jenkins Price. Von was a retired technical sergeant with the United States Marine Corps and Marine recruiter in Cape Girardeau. ...
Vernetta Chappell (06/05/14)
Vernetta Lois Chappell, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield...
Anthony Dohogne (06/04/14)
Anthony W. "Tony" Dohogne, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born June 12, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, to Leo and Louise Diebold Dohogne. He and Doris Crosier were married Sept. 12, 1959, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death in April 2007...
Dr. Jennie Cooper (06/04/14)
Dr. Jennie C. Cooper, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 2, 2014, peacefully at her home, with her two children present. She was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Brinkley, Arkansas, to Allen B. and May Lawrence Cooper. She and William H. "Bill" Frye were married in 1952 at Charleston, Missouri...
Vivian Morris (06/03/14)
Vivian D. Morris, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Life Care Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1925, in rural Graham County, Kansas, to Clifford and Gladys Glee Cross Acheson. She married Paul M. Morris on Aug. 24, 1952. He preceded her in death April 8, 1986...
Danny Collier (06/03/14)
Danny Oneal Collier, 74, of Shelbina, Missouri, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Missouri. He was born July 17, 1939, in Ancell (Scott City), to Floyd Alfred and Goldia B. Brant Collier. Danny was a retired truck driver...
William Dunham (06/03/14)
William Christian Dunham, 63, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 2, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of William W. and Mary Reisenbichler. He married the former Diane Arras Harvey...
Anthony Dohogne (06/03/14)
Anthony W. Dohogne, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Old St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery...
Douglas Burgett (06/01/14)
Douglas Allen Burgett, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 29, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born Dec. 19, 1958, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Douglas received a certificate of completion May 29, 1978, from State School No. 11 for the severely handicapped in Cape Girardeau. He was employed by VIP Industries from 1978 to 1995. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church since 1974 and assisted his best friend, James Murray, with operating the audio/visual equipment...
Carrie Wilhelm (05/30/14)
Carrie Ruth McLain Wilhelm, 94, of Tavares, Florida, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Cornerstone Hospice House in Tavares. She was born March 10, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, to Monroe and Myrtle Coomer McLain. She married Henry Antone Wilhelm March 29, 1947, in Benton, Missouri. He preceded her in death April 26, 1996...
Bruce Proffer (05/30/14)
Bruce Wayne Proffer, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of J.W. and Mary Lena Taylor Proffer. He married Patricia Ann Reynolds Feb. 24, 1967. Bruce attended Delta School. He was a welder at Custom Cut Fabrication in Jackson before retiring...
Douglas Burgett (05/30/14)
Douglas Allen Burgett, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lee Thompson officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum...
Carol Welter (05/29/14)
Carol Ann Welter, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at her home. She was born Feb. 13, 1939, in Oran, Missouri, to Leo and Irmina Dannenmueller Hamm. She and James F. Welter were married Oct. 10, 1959, at Oran. Carol was a 1957 graduate of Bell City High School, where she was a basketball cheerleader and member of the volleyball team. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Carol loved yard work, flowers, birds and gardening...
Dorthylyn Evans (05/29/14)
Dorthylyn Jane Evans, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Dec. 29, 1939, in Electra, Texas, daughter of the Rev. Aurelius Ottomar and Helene Clara Kunkel Kaltwasser. She and William Clark Evans were married Dec. 25, 1960, in Altenburg, Missouri...
Anita Estes (05/29/14)
Arta Anita Cato Estes, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 7, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, to Arthur and Alma Cardwell Cato. She was the oldest of 10 children. She and Albert Estes were married in 1946...
Ron Colyer (05/29/14)
James R. ‘Ron' Colyer, 69, of Columbia, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois. He was born Jan. 16, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Emanuel A. and Wilma M. Rodgers Colyer. He and Lynn M. Thompson were married Oct. 10, 2003, in Columbia...
Jeannetta Adams (05/29/14)
Jeannetta Adams, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 19, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. 27, 1942, in Brownsville, Tennessee, to Willie Lee Adams and Zettie Bell Owens. Survivors include four sons, Sam, Francis and Don Ward and Randy Adams; nieces, nephews and other relatives...
Mary Petry (05/29/14)
Mary "Big Mary" Petry, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at her home. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell, Missouri. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Missouri, is in charge of arrangements...
Richard Simpher (05/28/14)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Richard "Dick" Simpher, 75, of St. Peters died Monday, May 26, 2014. Loving husband of the late Dolores T. Simpher; beloved son of the late Fred C. "Ted" and Beulah Spink Simpher; devoted father of Carrie Simpher, Scott (Melissa) Simpher, Patricia Smith, Debbie Williams, Hershel Williams, Donna (Greg) Hageman and Sharon (Willis) McCree; cherished grandfather and great-grandfather to many; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends...
Margaret Shell (05/28/14)
Margaret A. Shell, 74, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, May 23, 2014, at Fountain-bleau Lodge. She was born Jan. 25, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Elmer and Juanita Morris McCormick. She and Edward Shell were married Dec. 28, 1958, in Cape Girardeau...
Walter Reynolds (05/28/14)
Walter H. "Walt" Reynolds, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1927, in Reynoldsville, Illinois, to John and Viola Meisenheimer Reynolds. He and Lea M. Goodman were married March 31, 1956, at Cape Girardeau...
Jeannie Heuer (05/28/14)
Jeannie E. Halagiere Heuer, 65, of Bloomington, Indiana, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at Bloomington Hospital, holding the hand of Alan, her beloved husband. She was born Jan. 5, 1949, as one of twins (Jane Elaine and Jean Eileen). Jeannie received an M.A. ...
Dorthylyn Evans (05/28/14)
Dorthylyn Jane Evans, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Dec. 29, 1939, in Electra, Texas, daughter of the Rev. Aurelius Ottomar and Helene Clara Kunkel Kaltwasser. She and William Clark Evans were married Dec. 25, 1960, in Altenburg, Missouri...
Anita Estes (05/28/14)
Anita Estes, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Joseph G. Cotton Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Ruth Urhahn (05/25/14)
BENTON, Mo. -- Ruth Ann Urhahn, 82, of Benton passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by her children. She was born Jan. 25, 1932, on the family farm, daughter of Zeno Peter and Welden Stike LeGrand. She and Marvin Zeno "Curly" Urhahn were married Oct. 13, 1951. He preceded her in death July 16, 2001...
Dennis Poole (05/25/14)
PATTON, Mo. -- Dennis Earl Poole, 74, of Patton died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 7, 1940, in Olive Branch, Illinois, to George and Lorraine Mansfield Poole. Dennis served his country honorably in the United States Air Force, enlisting in February 1957 and retiring in August 1977. He continued his career as a civil service maintenance worker at an air base more than 20 years...
Violet Faris (05/25/14)
Violet Jewell Faris, 101, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 13, 1913, in Pine, Missouri, the 13th child of John and Laura Lynn Dale Miller. Jewell is survived by three sons, John (Brenda) Faris and David (Cindi) Faris of Cape Girardeau and Jim (Betty) Faris of Monroe, Georgia; a daughter, Pat Thomas of Huntington Beach, California; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren...
Jeannetta Adams (05/25/14)
Jeannetta Adams, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 19, 2014, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Crain Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday at the funeral home.
Donald Clark (05/25/14)
Donald E. Clark, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Landmark Hospital. There is no local service planned at this time. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Eric Crigger (05/23/14)
Eric R. Crigger, 61, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at his home. He was born April 4, 1953, in Chicago, to Robert Clayton and Lorine Adams Crigger. He and Cindy Robins were married Aug. 11, 2004, in Cape Girardeau. Eric installed cable television lines more than 30 years. He was a member of the Eagles Aerie in Advance, Missouri...
Tyrone Walker (05/23/14)
Tyrone Walker, 40, of Cape Girardeau departed this world to enter into the Father's kingdom Saturday, May 17, 2014. He was born May 11, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, to Willie Mae Walker. Tyrone was baptized and joined New Bethel Baptist Church in 2013 in front of family and friends...
Everett Hey (05/23/14)
Everett Eugene Hey, 59, of Jackson died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family and friends, after an almost three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born March 13, 1955, in Coffeyville, Kansas, to the late Lynn and Edna Chaney Hey. At the age of 12, Everett and his family relocated from Topeka, Kansas, to St. Louis, where he graduated from Mehlville High School in 1973...
Georgia Esicar (05/23/14)
Georgia L. Esicar, 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Jan. 24, 1929, in Egypt Mills, to Walter Henry Edward and Cecil Nolan Schatte. She and Richard L. Esicar were married June 12, 1948, in Cape Girardeau...
Jen Sievers (05/22/14)
Jennie L. "Jen" Sievers, 80, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at her daughter's home in Shawneetown. She was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Jefferson City, Missouri, to Louis and Nadine Schanuth Schwartze. Jen graduated from high school in Jefferson City and was a majorette in the marching band. She then graduated from Patricia Stevens School of Modeling in St. Louis...
Nancy Pfeiffer (05/22/14)
Nancy Kathryn Pfeiffer, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 5, 1942, in Kelso, Missouri, to Lambert C. and Lorraine V. Dohogne Drury. She and David Pfeiffer were married June 6, 1964, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Cody McSwain (05/22/14)
Cody Allan McSwain, 26, of Scott City died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Cape Girardeau County. He was born June 18, 1987, in Cape Girardeau, to Danny and Sherry Rhyme McSwain. Cody was assistant manager at Auto Zone and was previously assistant manager at Plaza Tire in Scott City...
Randy Bartlett (05/21/14)
William "Randy" Bartlett, 61, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, May 19, 2014, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born Aug. 8, 1952, in Hayti, Missouri, to William "Howard" and Bonnie Bartlett. He married his high school sweetheart, Susan R. Mayer, Aug. 19, 1973, at Dexter, Missouri...
James Marsh III (05/21/14)
James Nicholas "Nick" Marsh III, 79, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Benton, Kentucky, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born March 21, 1935, in Benton, to James N. and Mae Evelyn Fisher Marsh Sr. He and Delphine Stevens were married April 8, 1956, in Corinth, Mississippi...
Tyrone Walker (05/21/14)
Tyrone Walker, 40, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 17, 2014. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Joseph Cotton Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Nancy Pfeiffer (05/21/14)
Nancy Kathryn Pfeiffer, 72, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7, with Knights of Columbus rosary immediately following...
Muriel Haney (05/20/14)
Muriel Charlotte Haney, 88, of Cape Girardeau went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on Sunday, May 18, 2014. She was born April 26, 1926, in Illinois, daughter of Elmer and Elizabeth Hirte. She and Melton Lee "Jack" Haney were married Nov. 13, 1943, in Jackson...
Elsie Barrett (05/20/14)
Elsie A. Barrett, 94, of Jackson passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 6, 1920, in Jackson, to August Henry and Martha Ann Snider Friedrich. She and Carl A. Barrett were married Jan. 28, 1946. They had been married 39 years when Carl passed away Aug. 30, 1985...
Jeannetta Adams (05/20/14)
Jeannetta Adams, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 19, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home.
Vernell Rodenberry (05/18/14)
Vernell Rodenberry, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 22, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, to Robert and Jossie Owens Graden. She and Willie E. Rodenberry were married May 8, 1946, in Cape Girardeau...
Vernell Rodenberry (05/16/14)
Vernell Rodenberry, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Allen Foster (05/16/14)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Allen Ray Foster, 84, of Olive Branch died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1929, in Alexander County, to Henry C. and Effie Twente Foster. He married Juanita Warren on Dec. 23, 1946. Allen was a lifelong member of Trinity Assembly of God Church in Olive Branch, where he served as deacon. He was a member of the Browning Quartet and the Trinity Singers. He served on the board of directors of Capaha Bank...
Patsy Morgan (05/16/14)
Patsy "Pat" Morgan, 80, of Cape Girardeau passed on to her heavenly home Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born March 17, 1934, in Gordonville, to Jesse and Ida Gerecke Quade. She married Richard Morgan on March 17, 1951, in Bell City, Missouri...
Christine Graham (05/15/14)
Christine Graham, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at her home. A memorial service will be at a later date. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Laura Sanford (05/14/14)
Laura Mae Sanford, 94, of Scott City died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 6, 1919, in Morley, Missouri, to Herman Elzie and Ada Marina Burns Humphrey. She and James Leroy Sanford were married Jan. 4, 1936, in Jackson. He preceded her in death May 4, 2006...
Clint VanMatre (05/14/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Clint Delain VanMatre, 76, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 12, 1937, at Zalma, Missouri, son of Noah and Lillian Jackson VanMatre. VanMatre retired from Lutesville Motor Co. where he had worked as service manager. He was a member of Cape County Cowboy Church at Oak Ridge...
Evelyn Ritchie (05/14/14)
Evelyn C. Ritchie, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Feb. 28, 1926, in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, to the late Christian and Evelyn Thompson Hanson. Evelyn was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and Cape Rock Chapter of Order of Eastern Star. She worked for the former anesthesia group, Weeks-Alyea-Essemeyer more than 20 years. Evelyn loved animals. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her...
Doris Blankinship (05/14/14)
Doris Ann Blankinship, 68, of Jackson, formerly of New Madrid, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. The past 15 years Doris struggled with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a rare brain disorder that causes progressive problems with control of gait and balance, along with complex eye movement and thinking problems...
Herbert and Nina Marshall (05/13/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Alfred Herbert Marshall II, 84, of Charleston died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near East Prairie, Missouri. His wife, Nina Marie Hough Marshall, 84, died a few hours later in the emergency room at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Missouri, from injuries sustained in the same accident...
Leona Propst (05/13/14)
Leona T. Propst, 78, of Cape Girardeau formerly of Perryville, Missouri, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 1, 1935, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Stephen and Theresa Lee Laurentius. She and Hansel E. Propst were married July 30, 1960. He survives in San Antonio...
Dorothy Sadler (05/11/14)
Dorothy M. Sadler, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Bollinger County, to Elmer and Lucy Rowe Eaker. She and Donald C. Sadler were married June 8, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death July 10, 2009...
Kirk Stevens (05/09/14)
Kirk Ryan Stevens, 26, of Williamsville, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1987, in Cape Girardeau, son of Steve Stevens and LaDonna Devenport Glenn. He and Shelby Jean Scott were married April 11, 2014, in Butler County...
Lawanda Burden (05/09/14)
Lawanda Burden, 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the family home. She was born July 10, 1928, in Harrisburg, Arkansas, to Milton and Bessie Kilgo Aaron. She and Robert Donald Burden were married June 4, 1949, in Hernando, Mississippi. He preceded her in death Dec. 24, 1991...
Pauline Bullinger (05/09/14)
Pauline L. Bullinger, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 23, 1923, at Arbor, Missouri, daughter of Lloyd and Myrtle Cox. She and the Rev. Andrew Bullinger were married Sept. 14, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Dec. 22, 1995...
Helen Runnels (05/09/14)
Helen Runnels, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 835 Beaudean Lane, Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Dorothy Buchheit (05/08/14)
Dorothy Ann Buchheit, 82, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Monticello House. She was born May 31, 1931, in Jackson, daughter of William H. and Ara Kinder Schroeder. She and Edgar O. Buchheit were married Sept. 12, 1953. He passed away Feb. 18, 2010...
Donald Werner Sr. (05/07/14)
Donald E. Werner Sr., 77, of Frankfort, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Frankfort. He was born Aug. 14, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. He retired from Kentucky Department of Transportation after 33 years, where he worked as a civil engineer. In 1992 he began work as a building contractor, and owned a surveying and development business more than 50 years. He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church and very active in the community...
Hilary Schmittzehe (05/07/14)
Hilary F. Schmittzehe, 84, of Cape Girardeau, chief executive officer of VIP Industries in Cape Girardeau, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center, surrounded by family and friends. He was born and raised in Cape Girardeau. He graduated from Notre Dame Regional High School before enrolling in the Montgomery and Taylor School of Horology, from which he earned a degree in watchmaking...
Mary Penrod (05/07/14)
Mary Evelyn Penrod, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1921, in Marquand, Missouri, to Jessie F. and Rhetta Philps Cornman. She and Dennis Lee Penrod were married May 6, 1939, at Perryville, Missouri. He died May 17, 1993...
Helen Runnels (05/07/14)
Helen Runnels, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dorris Kester (05/06/14)
Dorris Kester, 85, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 14, 1928, in Chaffee, Missouri, daughter of Frank and Olivia Dumey Graser. She and John Kester were married July 29, 1947. He passed away Oct. 15, 1992...
Victoria Strong (05/06/14)
Victoria S. Strong, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Penrod (05/06/14)
Mary Evelyn Penrod, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at her home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Stan Hargis officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Betty Treece (05/04/14)
Betty Joyce Treece, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born May 10, 1934, in Rector, Arkansas, to Marvin and Lois Wiley Ratledge. She and George A. Treece were married Oct. 31, 1953, at Benton, Missouri. He preceded her in death Aug. 9, 2013...
Jerome Donze Jr. (05/04/14)
BALLWIN, Mo. -- Jerome C. "Jerry" Donze Jr., 70, of Ballwin was baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Ballwin. Beloved husband of the late Mary Kathryn "Kay" Wilkerson Donze; father of Kathy Donze and Jerry C. ...
Raymond Brewington (05/02/14)
Raymond C. Brewington, 63, of Millersville died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at his home, after a courageous battle with liver cancer. He was born Oct. 4, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to Watis R. and Mary H. Snider Harrell. He and Karen Ann Hauth were married Aug. 6, 2005, in Cape Girardeau...
John Frank (05/02/14)
John Ervin Frank, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, to Henry Phillip John and Amanda Rosine Springer Frank. He and Louise Vasterling were married April 9, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, by the late Rev. Wittrock. They were married 64 years...
Raymond Brewington (05/01/14)
Raymond C. Brewington, 63, of Millersville died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at his home, after a courageous battle with liver cancer. He was born Oct. 4, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to Watis R. and Mary H. Snider Harrell. He and Karen Ann Hauth were married Aug. 6, 2005, in Cape Girardeau...
Geraline Roberts (04/30/14)
Geraline Faye Roberts, 72, of Jackson passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. 14, 1941, in Vulcan, Mo., daughter of Ernest and Eliza Mae Adams Morris. Geraline was a member of Christ Gospel Church. Loving survivors include three sons, Mark Bennett of Bonne Terre, Mo., Damon Brand of Cape Girardeau, Jimmy Hodge of St. ...
Melbourne Roach (04/30/14)
Melbourne W. Roach, 86, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Williams (04/29/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret Ann Williams, 67, of Sikeston passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at East Prairie Nursing Center in East Prairie, Mo. She was born Aug. 12, 1946, in Cairo, Ill., to the late John and Marie Smith Rose. Margaret was a retired waitress. She was a member of Oran First Baptist Church...
Rupert Fiehler (04/29/14)
Rupert Friedrich Heinrich Fiehler, 96, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 27, 1918, in Frohna, Mo., son of Benjamin G. and Frieda Miesner Fiehler. He and Lillian Flora Mangels were married March 7, 1942, in Azusa, Calif. She preceded him in death Nov. 6, 1982. He then married Hazel Steckler Kelley on Nov. 26, 1983. She preceded him in death March 8, 2010...
Joe Burk (04/27/14)
Joe Allen Burk, 74, of San Antonio, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away at home Thursday, April 10, 2014. He was born Aug. 25, 1939, in Grassy, Mo., to the late Willard and Bessie Burk. Joe graduated from Lutesville High School in 1957. He served in the Navy from 1957 to 1963. After his service, Joe graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1970. He worked at Farmers & Merchants Bank and First Federal Savings and Loan 22 years. Joe was a Mason 47 years...
Viola Sadler (04/25/14)
Viola Marie Sadler, 87, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Burfordville, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Sunrise Senior Living in Chesterfield. She was born Nov. 8, 1926, in Gordonville, to Leo Edward and Freda Maag Nussbaum. She and Leroy Harrison Sadler were married Nov. 10, 1946. He died March 22, 2010...
Richard Karraker (04/25/14)
Richard T. Karraker, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born May 13, 1930, in Cypress, Ill., to Hezzie and Ethel Mull Karraker. He and Shirley Beaver were married June 6, 1959. After high school Richard attended Bradley University to study watch making. Afterward, he was a jeweler two years in Keokuk, Iowa...
Ruth Evans (04/25/14)
Ruth Campbell Evans, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born April 17, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, to William Henry and Anna Katherine Campbell. She and William James Evans were married April 14, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Nov. 26, 1995...
Norma Smiddy (04/24/14)
Norma Jean Smiddy, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born Sept. 4, 1922, in Bell City, Mo. Norma and Alva E. Smiddy were married June 19, 1941, in Jackson. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 1970. Norma was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. ...
Mildred Mueller (04/24/14)
Mildred Louise Mueller, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born June 9, 1919, in Altenburg, Mo., daughter of Ferdinand and Alma Seibel Buck. She and Harlan Mueller of Wittenberg, Mo., were married June 21, 1942...
Ruth Evans (04/24/14)
Ruth Campbell Evans, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday. A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Cathedral...
Audrey Stroud (04/23/14)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Audrey Henderson Stroud, 78, of Olive Branch died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 5, 1936, in Water Valley, Ky., daughter of Virtice and Lela Morgan Via. She married Barney "Ted" Henderson Oct. 16, 1954. She later married Gene Stroud July 13, 1984...
Vivian Smith (04/23/14)
Vivian Ann Smith, 48, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born May 12, 1965, in Saginaw, Mich., daughter to Clarence and Bertha Willis Smith. Vivian was a former cafeteria employee with the Cape Girardeau School District. She was of the Baptist belief...
Winnis Sifford (04/23/14)
GRASSY, Mo. -- Winnis Lee Sifford, 66, of Grassy passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at home surrounded by her family. She was born June 26, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Ernest and Grace Umfleet Hinkle. She and Don Sifford were married in 1992. He preceded her in death May 15, 2013...
Mildred Mueller (04/23/14)
Mildred L. Mueller, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Carolyn Pendergrass (04/22/14)
A fond farewell to a great local civic leader, Carolyn Joyce Pendergrass, who died Saturday, April 19, 2014. Carolyn began her journey March 11, 1934, in Lima, Ohio. She was one of 13 children. She grew up in Van Wert, Ohio, and in surrounding areas. She spent her high school years at the Marsh Foundation, an orphanage for impoverished children. This experience most definitely shaped Carolyn's view of the world...
James Karnes (04/20/14)
James Marvin Steven Karnes, 39, of Scott City died Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Scott City. He was born Aug. 30, 1974, at Doniphan, Mo., son of James Marvin and Anna Marie Grider Karnes. James was a mechanic at Seyer's Garage in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his mother, Anna Sanders of Cape Girardeau; fiancee, Michelle Wilburn of Scott City; two sons, Michael and Cameron Karnes of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Zoey Karnes of the home; a brother, Joe Crawford of Oran, Mo.; a sister, Sherry Wallace of Dyer County, Tenn.; and a stepsister, Tammy Karnes of Manitou, Colo.. ...
Joseph Jean Jr. (04/20/14)
Joseph Wallace "Joe or J.W." Jean Jr., 87, a resident of Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau the past five months, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Prior to that he and his wife, Roberta of 63 years, lived at Chateau Girardeau the past 10 years. They moved to Cape Girardeau from Shreveport, La., in 2003 to be closer to their children...
Georgie Shirley (04/18/14)
AUBREY, Texas -- Georgie Gay Shirley, 88, of Aubrey died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Denton Regional Medical Center in Denton, Texas. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Ada, Okla., to John Harvey and Mary Jane "Molly" Gay. She moved to California and married Kenneth Merriman in 1950. They divorced in 1964, and he preceded her in death in 1982. In 1978 she married Richard L. Shirley. He preceded her in death in 1995...
Barbara Moxley (04/18/14)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Barbara Jean Bethune Moxley, 83, of Charleston died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 24, 1930, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Charles R. and Hazel Weakley Bethune Sr. A graduate of Sikeston High School, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She was a member of Charleston United Methodist Church and attended Susannah Wesley Sunday school class, and was active in several card clubs...
Clyde Huff (04/18/14)
Clyde Warren Huff, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug. 22, 1923, in Doe Run, Mo., to Irvin and Blanch Huff. Clyde served his country in the Army Air Force during World War II in New Guinea, the Philippines, Okinawa and Japan. He was awarded five major campaign Bronze Stars, Unit Citations and Air Crew Wings...
Robert Ezell (04/18/14)
Robert Bruce Ezell, 62, of Ellington, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center Jefferson Barracks Division in St. Louis. He was a helicopter mechanic in the U.S. Army. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating...
Phyllis Scheper (04/17/14)
Phyllis Scheper, 82, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Doniphan, Mo., daughter of Carl John and Dorothy Timmons Stiber. Phyllis was one of the earliest employees at the former LeeRowan Co., now Rubbermaid, in Jackson. After she retired, she enjoyed traveling. She was a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church and Eastern Star...
Julia Flori (04/15/14)
Julia E. Flori, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1932, in St. Louis to John and Julia Walentik Micholevich. She and Ralph E. Flori were married Aug. 15, 1953, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death Dec. 1, 2003...
Mary Ella Waggener (04/15/14)
Mary Ella Waggener, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 12, 1928, in Bonne Terre, Mo. She married John "Jack" Waggener Sr., a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in July 1948...
Dianne Sebaugh (04/13/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Dianne G. Sebaugh, 64, of Chaffee, formerly of Jackson, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Ernest Reimann (04/13/14)
Ernest O. Reimann, 107, of Egypt Mills passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
John Hawley (04/11/14)
Retired Navy Capt. John G. "Jack" Hawley, 80, of Whidbey Island, Wash., a major contributor to the "Intruder Legend," made his final launch Tuesday, April 1, 2014, following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 25, 1935, in Cape Girardeau...
Melba Job (04/11/14)
Melba M. Job, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Auburn Creek Assisted Living Facility in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 15, 1922, in Diehlstadt, Mo., to Clarence and Helen Gist Moore. She and Paul Job were married June 14, 1941. He preceded her in death May 2, 2002...
Beverly Moreland (04/11/14)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Beverly C. Moreland, 69, of rural Jonesboro died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1944, in St. Louis, daughter of Hal Cole and Helen Marie Hagan Phillips. Hal later married Ruby Adeline Dutcher. Beverly and Clifton Moreland were married April 17, 1997...
Cynthia Sander (04/11/14)
Cynthia K. Sander (aka Cindy L. James), 49, of Metamora, Ill., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, Ill., with her family by her side. She was born Sept. 10, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Jackie James and Betty Sander...
Nia Davidson (04/11/14)
Nia Kathleen Davidson, infant daughter of Justin and Casey Glueck Davidson of Cape Girardeau was stillborn Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. The service will be private. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Herbert Welter Jr. (04/10/14)
Herbert "Herbie" Welter Jr., 64, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 7, 2014. He was born June 18, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, to Herbert L. and Julia K. Johnson Welter. He and Monica "Janet" Dillingham were married Nov. 14, 1970, at Egypt Mills. Herbie served his country in the U.S. Army...
Jacqualine Martinez (04/10/14)
Jacqualine Lee "Jackie" Mayo Martinez, 48, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014. She is the dear daughter of Rosemary and the late Jack Mayo; dear fiancee of Kevin Scott; proud mother of Jennifer Wadley; grandmother of Troy, Cole and Haylee; and dear sister, aunt, niece, cousin and friend...
Dorothy Crites (04/10/14)
Dorothy Ann Crites, 64, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 9, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, to Willard Basil and Sarah Jane Dickerson Crites. Dorothy was a medical transcriptionist at Saint Francis. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6407 in Scott City...
Ray Pettit (04/09/14)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Ray Dean Pettit, 72, of Perkins passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 12, 1941, in Messler, Mo., to Thomas T. and Juanita A. Kennedy Pettit. He and Emma Rosetta Dunn Spane were married Sept. 20, 2007...
Herbert Welter Jr. (04/09/14)
Herbert "Herbie" Welter Jr., 64, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, April 7, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Harold Wooldridge (04/08/14)
Harold S. Wooldridge, 98, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Benton, Mo., died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 31, 1916, in Mayfield, Mo., to Franklin S. and Olga J. Mayfield Wooldridge. He and Verla M. Mayfield were married Sept. 4, 1937, in Cape Girardeau...
John Mosier (04/04/14)
John Edward Mosier, 71, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Nexus Specialty Hospital in Shenandoah, Texas. He was born July 31, 1942, in East Prairie, Mo., to John Edgar and Thelma Lois Dean Mosier. He and Donna Faye Busby were married July 28, 1966. She preceded him in death Dec. 17, 2001. He later married Freida LaVonne Busby Watson on May 12, 2007...
Mary Morgan (04/04/14)
Mary K. Morgan, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 30, 1930, in Winfield, Kan., to William M. and Kathreen E. Howard Grove. She and Kenneth M. Morgan were married June 29, 1952, in El Dorado, Kan...
Nileen Thomure (04/03/14)
Nileen M. Thomure, 61, of Jackson died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 11, 1952, in Perryville, Mo., to Donald and Mary E. Winston Wilson. She and Larry J. Thomure were married Jan. 15, 1972. Survivors include two daughters, Miranda Thomure and DeAnn Thomure-Byrd of Jackson; a son, Aaron (Leigha) Thomure of Ste. ...
John Hill Jr. (04/02/14)
John L. Hill Jr., 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Jan. 19, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, to John and Della Robinson Hill Sr. John and Virginia Ann Jungers were married Sept. 7, 1942. She preceded him in death...
Christian Rivers-Bell (04/02/14)
Christian Rivers-Bell, 3 months, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He is the son of Teresa Rivers and Hubert Bell. Family and friends may gather from 1:30 p.m. until time of service Thursday at Crain Funeral Home...
Roger Fields (04/01/14)
Assistant chief of police Roger W. Fields, 50, of Jackson died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 13, 1963, in St. Louis, to Bill Wayne and Bonnie Jean Darden Fields. He and Marsha Ann Shaver were married May 21, 1988, in Cape Girardeau...
Ronald Darden (03/28/14)
Ronald Anthony Darden, 72, of Cape Girardeau passed into the hands of the Lord on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his home, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 3, 1941, in Goggins, Ga., to John Thomas Darden and Eva "Georgia" Burbank...
Kergious Crites (03/28/14)
Kergious Crites, 88, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Feb. 3, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, son of Marion F. and Ella Seabaugh Crites. He and Mary Frances Marlin were married Jan. 25, 1943, in Cape Girardeau...
Betty Kinder (03/27/14)
Betty Beard Kinder, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 28, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, to Lester Charles and Stella Mae Park Burger Sr. She and Richard Ralph Beard Sr. were married June 10, 1950, in Cape Girardeau. She later married Howard Glen Kinder on April 5, 1991, in Florida. Both husbands preceded her in death...
Nelda Hodge (03/27/14)
Nelda Louise Hodge, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Fountain-bleau Lodge. She was born Dec. 31, 1938, in Campbell, Mo., to Floyd L. and Elva Baker Hodge. She graduated from Malden High School in 1956. She lived in the Bootheel her entire life and worked at Southwestern Bell Telephone Co...
Mary Brooks (03/27/14)
Mary Helen Blattel Brooks, 83, of Dallas, Ga., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn D. Brooks I; and a son, Joseph L. Brooks. Survivors include a daughter, Carol Ann Brooks Longfellow; a son, Glenn D. Brooks II (Brenda); two granddaughters, A. Christine and Sandra M. Longfellow; a grandson, Nathan E. Brooks; and three great-grandchildren, Marina, Garrick and Kristain...
Gertrude Thorn (03/26/14)
Gertrude Thorn, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Kentucky, to Sam and Emma Sexton Tucker. She and Melvin Thorn were married Aug. 23, 1947, in Jackson. He passed away Oct. 23, 1996...
Betty Kinder (03/26/14)
Betty J. Kinder, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Viola Stafford (03/23/14)
Viola J. Stafford, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, to Mitchell D. Stafford Sr. and Minnie Lue Stafford. Viola was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Lindsay, John, Mitchell Jr., Walter and Joseph Stafford...
Pearl Winchester (03/21/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Pearl E. Winchester, 85, of Advance passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 6, 1928, in Advance, daughter of John and Lena Miller Schatte. She married H.W. Winchester on Sept. 3, 1947...
Nelda Reisenbichler (03/21/14)
Nelda Burroughs Reisenbichler, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Lutheran Home Assisted Living East. She was born Nov. 7, 1916, in Frohna, Mo., to the late Carl and Louise Burroughs. She was baptized, confirmed and married at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna. She and Delmar Reisenbichler were married April 23, 1937. He preceded her in death March 9, 1983...
Paul Felix (03/21/14)
Paul R. Felix, 83, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, at his home in Chappells, S.C. He was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Charleston, W.Va., to Gerard and Tabitha Felix. Paul was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth; five brothers; and four sisters. He retired from Cotton Belt Railroad. He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Dixie; five stepchildren; and many loving stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews...
Michael Manthey (03/21/14)
Michael Patrick Manthey, 53, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at his home of natural causes. He was born March 27, 1960, in Bitburg, Germany, the son of Dr. Frank and Douglas Falvey Manthey. Michael was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau. ...
Betty Runnels (03/21/14)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Elizabeth Lee "Betty" Clark Runnels, 87, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Jonesboro Health and Rehab. She had lived in Jonesboro since 1970, moving from Paragould, Ark. Betty was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Jonesboro and had served as a deacon. She was a member of the Presbyterian Women's Organization, an avid bridge player and loved gardening...
Lenard Clayton (03/21/14)
Lenard "Clay" Clayton, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Friends may call from 1:30 p.m. to service time Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Kevin Ammon (03/20/14)
Kevin Brent Ammon, 55, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Fredericktown, Mo., passed away Monday, March 17, 2014. He was born Oct. 17, 1958, in Bonne Terre, Mo., son of Raymond and Wilma Umfleet Ammon. Kevin attended the House of Hope Church in Cape Girardeau. He was proud to be a member of Fredericktown High School class of 1977. He enjoyed competing at barbecue cook-offs, wine making and playing softball...
Alene Proctor (03/20/14)
Alene Proctor, 89, formerly of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She had resided five years in the assisted living and skilled facilities at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 20, 1924, in Millersville, daughter of Hubert F. and Dessie Mae Sebaugh Hartle. She and Elmer L. Proctor were married Aug. 23, 1945, in Jackson. He passed away Jan. 21, 1999...
Loretta Haupt (03/20/14)
Loretta Marie Haupt, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 30, 1919, in New Hamburg, Mo., to Louis M. and Mary M. Miederhoff Halter. She and John Albert Haupt were married April 25, 1945, at Chaffee, Mo. He passed away June 18, 1991...
Lenard Clayton (03/20/14)
Lenard "Clay" Clayton, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Friends may call from 1:30 p.m. to service time Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Darlene Duben (03/19/14)
Darlene Ann Checki Duben, 72, of Nacogdoches, Texas, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Nacogdoches. She was born March 27, 1941, in Fond du Lac, Wis., the eldest child of David and Mary Seurer Checki. She was the beloved wife of Anthony J. Duben. They were married April 27, 1970...
Loretta Haupt (03/19/14)
Loretta Marie Haupt, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home, with parish prayers at 7 p.m., followed by the rosary...
Wendell Glency (03/18/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Wendell "Mick" Glency, 76, of Chaffee passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 8, 1937, in Chaffee, to the late Lawrence Joseph and Jessie Rozina Bailey Glency. He married Ruth Anne Sullivan on Nov. 30, 1959...
Burnell Turner (03/14/14)
Burnell C. Turner, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 19, 1923, near Oak Ridge, son of Pier and Ruby E. Cotner Turner. He and Elizabeth J. Berry were married April 29, 1950, in Paragould, Ark...
Carolyn Schwettman (03/14/14)
Carolyn Jane Schwett-man, 70, of Cape Girardeau crossed over to meet the love of her life Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis, Tenn. She was born Sept. 22, 1943, in Liberty, Kan., to Teddie LeRoy and Ruby Mae Snodgrass Routon. She and Jimmie Don Schwettman were married March 16, 1963, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Feb. 10, 2010...
Brayail Moore (03/14/14)
Brayail Moore, 24, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 15, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, to Chimeca DeBerry. Brayail was a 2008 graduate of Central High School, and was a third-year student at Southeast Missouri State University majoring in criminal justice...
Tammy Huckstep (03/14/14)
Tammy Jo Huckstep, 54, of Scott City died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 21, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, to Teddy D. and Jacquelyn M. Boswell Givens. She and Jack Wayne Huckstep were married July 4, 1987, in Grassy, Mo...
Helen Holland (03/14/14)
Helen Mae Holland, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Stoddard County, Mo., to Leffler and Ada Monroe Lee. She and Dale Holland, the love of her life, were married Feb. 26, 1947. He preceded her in death in December 2012...
Earl Christy (03/14/14)
Earl Douglas Christy, 76, of Matthews, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. He was born Jan. 6, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Leonard B. "Bill" and Mamie Heise Christy. He and Barbara Gamon were married Aug. 30, 1975. She preceded him in death Feb. 8, 1981...
James York (03/13/14)
James E. "Jim" York, 78, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born July 19, 1935, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Floyd and Mary Elizabeth Wright York. Jim was a towboat captain on the Mississippi River 58 years. He was of the Lutheran belief, loved camping, fishing and going to Tunica, Miss...
Jerre Van Pelt (03/13/14)
Jerre M. Van Pelt, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 7, 1940, in Tallapoosa, Mo., to Olvie T. and Ida Marie Littell Story. She and William E. Van Pelt were married Nov. 7, 1968, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away Aug. 12, 2010...
Carolyn Schwettman (03/13/14)
Carolyn Schwettman, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Holland (03/13/14)
Helen Mae Holland, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Frank Burgess and Mark Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Irene Borkowski (03/12/14)
Irene Borkowski, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born April 16, 1928, in Chicago, to John and Sophie Wegel Krzos, the youngest of 13 children. She and Joseph J. Borkowski were married Feb. 23, 1952. He preceded her in death March 28, 1997...
Mary Jo Ressel (03/12/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mary Jo Ressel, 57, of Oran passed away peacefully at her home, Monday, March 10, 2014, surrounded by family. She was born Aug. 27, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, to Herman Joe and Doris Wills Ressel. Mary Jo was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran and St. ...
Dr. David Crowe (03/12/14)
Dr. David Paul Crowe, 62, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, March 7, 2014, at his home. A memorial service to commemorate his life will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Cape Bible Chapel. Friends may greet the family following the service. ...
Dennis Sparks (03/08/14)
Dennis Wayne Sparks, 58, of LaPlata, Md., formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1955, in Sikeston, to Edith and S.H. "Slim" Sparks Jr. He graduated from Sikeston High School, joined the United States Navy and later attended College of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Ark...
Gregory Ralph (03/08/14)
Gregory Ralph, 61, of Broken Arrow, Okla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died unexpectedly Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Broken Arrow. He was born Jan. 7, 1953, in Memphis, Tenn., to James Anderson and Roberta J. Bradshaw Ralph. He and Karla Karcher were married Feb. 4, 1978, in St. Louis...
Dr. David Crowe (03/08/14)
Dr. David P. Crowe, 62, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, March 7, 2014, at his home. He was born Oct. 19, 1951, in Cape Girardeau to John T. and Margaret Ann Ellis Crowe. He and Melissa L. McKee were married April 26, 1996. David was a 1969 graduate of Central High School. ...
William Sander (03/08/14)
William Lee "Bill" Sander, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Private burial was held Friday at Eisleben Lutheran Church Cemetery in Scott City. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau was in charge of arrangements...
William Sander (03/09/14)
William Lee "Bill" Sander, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Private burial was Friday at Eisleben Lutheran Church Cemetery in Scott City. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau was in charge of arrangements...
Gregory Ralph (03/09/14)
Gregory Ralph, 61, of Broken Arrow, Okla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died unexpectedly Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Broken Arrow. He was born Jan. 7, 1953, in Memphis, Tenn., to James Anderson and Roberta J. Bradshaw Ralph. He and Karla Karcher were married Feb. 4, 1978, in St. Louis...
Dr. David Crowe (03/09/14)
Dr. David P. Crowe, 62, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, March 7, 2014, at his home. He was born Oct. 19, 1951, in Cape Girardeau to John T. and Margaret Ann Ellis Crowe. He and Melissa L. McKee were married April 26, 1996. David was a 1969 graduate of Central High School. ...
Dennis Sparks (03/09/14)
Dennis Wayne Sparks, 58, of LaPlata, Md., formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 2, 1955, in Sikeston, to Edith and S.H. "Slim" Sparks Jr. He graduated from Sikeston High School, joined the United States Navy and later attended College of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Ark...
Linda Jackson (03/07/14)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Linda K. Clarke Jackson, 52, of Cairo died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the home of her parents near Olive Branch, Ill. She was born March 28, 1961, in Cairo, daughter of Peter J. and Sarah Jane Travers Clarke. She grew up in Cairo and graduated from Cairo High School. She met her husband, Willis Jackson, while working at St. Mary's Hospital in Cairo. They were married July 28, 1984...