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Obituaries from September 2001

James Kenna (09/21/01)
PUXICO - James Edward Keena, 73, died Sept. 20, 2001, at his home in rural Puxico. Born March 16, 1928, in Wappapello, son of the late Tom and Stella Smith Keena, he was a farmer and veteran of the U.S. Army. On Oct. 29, 1955, at Puxico, he married Leta Williams who survives of the home...
James Sherwood (09/21/01)
SIKESTON - James Sherwood, 63, of Sikeston Route 4, died at 8:10 a.m. Sept. 21, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Irmabelle Keller (09/21/01)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 11 a.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home for Irmabelle Keller, 87, who died Sept. 18, 2001, were: Jim Kellett, Lee Shell, Steve Sikes, Paul Keller, Keith Keller and Henry Ausbrooks.
Aubra Tatum (09/21/01)
POINT PLEASANT - Aubra Allen Tatum, 50, died Sept. 18, 2001, at his home. Born May 2, 1951, in Hayti, he was the son of the late Charles Thomas Tatum Sr. and Vera A. Winkle Stafford. On June 15, 1996, in Point Pleasant, he married Carolyn Leonard who survives of the home...
Lottie Ellerbrook (09/24/01)
PARMA - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Lottie Ellerbrook, 97, who died Sept. 19, 2001, were: Chris Hon, Lester Jackson, Terry Ellerbrook, Mike Ellerbrook, Randy Ellerbrook, Jason Ellerbrook and Todd Ellerbrook...
Denise Hart (09/24/01)
PUXICO - Denise Hart, 38, died Sept. 21, 2001, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff. Born April 11, 1963, in Oceanside, Calif., daughter of Peggy Boshear of Puxico and the late Edgar Boshear, she was a licensed practical nurse for Three Rivers Healthcare North. A 1981 graduate of Oak Harbor (Wash.) High School, she had lived on various military bases in the United States...
Earl Nanney (09/21/01)
SIKESTON - Earl W. Nanney, 74, formerly of Steele, died Sept. 19, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 24, 1927, in Marston, he was the son of the late Elisha Dillion and Hattie M. Newton Nanney. On March 29, 1945, in St. Louis, he married Edith Kirkpatrick who preceded him in death on Sept. 11, 1999...
Paul Watkins (09/21/01)
DEXTER - Paul David Watkins, 43, died Sept. 19, 2001, in Cape Girardeau County of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Dec. 5, 1957, in Dexter, son of Goldie Watkins DePriest of Dexter and the late George Watkins, he was a construction worker...
Wade Demaree (09/21/01)
MALDEN - Wade Demaree, 72, died Sept. 19, 2001, at his home. Born Feb. 24, 1929, in Malden, son of the late Abraham Otto and Sarah Elizabeth Bunnell Demaree, he was a lifelong resident of Malden. A 1947 graduate of Malden High School, he graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and served on the Cottonhill Township Board since 1985. ...
Charlie Walker (09/21/01)
CORINTH, Miss. - Charles Robert "Charlie" Walker, 63, died Sept. 19, 2001, at his home. The son of the late Charles W. and Medrith Olevia Troxell Walker was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston, Mo. He was employed by Roger's Supermarket for 32 years and served with the U.S. Army in the Berlin Crisis...
Caleb Burton (09/17/01)
MOREHOUSE - Caleb Ray Burton, 3-month-old son of Jason Ray and Jennifer Janice Graham Burton, died at 12:34 p.m. Sept. 13, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 16, 2001. In addition to his parents he is survived by: his paternal grandparents, Paula and Jerry Appleton of Morehouse; paternal great-grandfather, Wilford "Jack" Hadder of Sikeston; paternal great-grandparents, Daniel and Hazel Burton of Morehouse; maternal grandparents, Dora and Albert Graham of Sikeston; and his stepgreat-grandparents, Dale and Della Graham of Morehouse and Roland and Peggy Appleton of Sikeston.. ...
Virginia Healy (09/17/01)
MATTHEWS - Virginia Dare Healy, 84, died at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at Sells Rest Home. Born April 19, 1917, at Grafton, W.Va., daughter of the late William D. and Estella Kyer Webb, she was a secretary for Duncan Foundry in Alton, Ill., for many years and was a member of the Main Street Methodist Church in Alton...
Raleigh Hitt Jr. (09/17/01)
ARBOR - Raleigh A. Hitt Jr., 87, died Sept. 14, 2001, at his home. Born Nov. 15, 1913, at Arbor, son of the late Raleigh and Mary Kidd Hitt Sr., he owned and operated the Arbor Vault Company for 30 years. On Sept. 26, 1945, he married Virginia Heuring who preceded him in death on Sept. 27, 1988...
Vennie Schaffer (09/17/01)
LILBOURN - Vennie Schaffer, 96, died Sept. 13, 2001, at the East Prairie Nursing Center in East Prairie. Born March 19, 1905, at Camden, Tenn., daughter of the late Samuel D. and Frances Caroline Helems, she was a member of the General Baptist Church in Lilbourn...
Carrie Hancock (09/17/01)
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. - Carrie Nell Hancock, 85, died Sept. 13, 2001, in Florida. Born Oct. 4, 1915, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late Frank and Cora Short Mount she was a department store bookkeeper before retiring and member of the First United Methodist Church in Winter Garden, where she lived since 1973...
Paul Arnold (09/17/01)
McGEE - Paul Arnold, 67, died Sept. 14, 2001, at his home. Born June 21, 1934, at Perkins, son of the late Athel Paul and Annabelle Head Arnold, he retired as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, after 20 years of service. On July 19, 1958, at Perkins, he married Shirley Storey who survives of the home...
Red Swain (09/17/01)
NEW MADRID - Norman "Red" Swain, 79, died Sept. 14, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 13, 1922, at Poe, son of the late Elza and Ethel Bell Tucker Swain, he was a self-employed painter and pest exterminator. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and member the New Madrid Methodist Church, he was also a member of American Legion Post 595 and the Masonic Lodge in New Madrid...
Lola Wagner (09/17/01)
SIKESTON - Lola E. Wagner, 89, formerly of Charleston, died Sept. 15, 2001. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in Charleston.
Alfie Brown (09/17/01)
CHARLESTON - A.S. "Alfie" Brown, 79, died at 6:35 p.m. Sept. 14, 2001, at his home. Born July 25, 1922, at Charleston, son of the late A.S. and Ora J. Johnson Brown Sr., he had lived his entire life in Charleston where he was a member of the First Baptist Church. He was a landowner, a retired farmer and a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II...
Laura Eakins (09/17/01)
SIKESTON - Laura L. Eakins, 87, died Sept. 15, 2001, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Nov. 3, 1913, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Albert C. and Hulda C. Erickson Dittlinger, she had attended Chapel By the Lake and owned and operated Eakins Plaza in Sikeston...
Steven Brashear (09/17/01)
MATTHEWS - Steven Brashear, 16, died at 8:55 p.m. Sept. 16, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Larry Wadlington (09/17/01)
SCOTT CITY - Larry Dale Wadlington, 66, died at 11:05 p.m. Sept. 15, 2001, at his home. Born Nov. 26, 1934, in Fornfelt, son of the late Euin and Lorene Hensley Wadlington, he was a representative for Robbins Pharmaceuticals and Southeast Hospital Outreach Lab and officiated at high school and college basketball games. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Lillie Lett (09/17/01)
MINER - Lillie Lett, 90, died at 6:10 a.m. Sept. 17, 2001, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
J.D. Sherrod (09/17/01)
SIKESTON - Joseph David "J.D." Sherrod, 79, died at 5:50 a.m. Sept. 17, 2001, at his home, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Lorene Bennett (09/17/01)
DORENA - Lorene C. Bennett, 75, died at 4:02 a.m. Sept. 16, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 7, 1926, in Camden, Tenn., daughter of the late Mims and Lillie Harper Beasley, she was of the Protestant belief. She lived most of her life in Dorena where she and her husband owned and operated Bennett's Store for 45 years...
Lola Wagner (09/17/01)
SIKESTON - Lola Ellen Wagner, 89, formerly of Charleston, died Sept. 15, 2001, at her home. Born Nov. 25, 1911, in Bowling Green, Ky., daughter of the late L.A. and Joan Bishop Dillard, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. Her husband, Seward Wagner, preceded her in death in 1985...
Ernest Brown (09/17/01)
WYATT - Ernest Edward Brown, 84, died at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 15, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 10, 1917, in Wyatt, son of the late John J. and Maggie Belle Goode Brown, he lived in Wyatt most of his life and was of the Methodist belief. He was a resident of Morlan, Calif., for 17 years where he was employed with the Growers Gin Company...
Rufus Alsup (09/17/01)
AMORY, Miss. - Rufus R. Alsup, 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 14, 2001, at his home. Born Feb. 2, 1914, in Tippah County, son of the late R.M. and Ruth Dollar Alsup, he moved to Amory in 1965. A farmer and cattle man, he was a member of the Amory Church of Christ...
Basil Stephens (09/17/01)
ELWOOD, Ind. - The Rev. Basil Earl Stephens, 77, died Sept. 14, 2001, at Community Hospital. Born Jan. 23, 1924, in Canalou, son of the late Herschell and Lillian and Drake Stephens, he served as pastor of the Hartford City Assembly of God Church for 11 years and the First Assembly of God Church in Elwood for 22 years before retiring. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Bill Cole (09/17/01)
MINER- William "Bill" Cole, 72, died Sept. 16, 2001, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home. ---- Memorial contributions may be sent to Miner Baptist Church Building Fund 416 State Highway H Sikeston, Mo. 63801...
J.W. Sherwood (09/25/01)
SIKESTON - James William "J.W." Sherwood, 63, died at 8:10 a.m. Sept. 21, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 13, 1938, at Sikeston, son of the late James "Ode" and Mamie Robinson Sherwood, he was a retired farm worker for Parker Brothers Farms and Kesler Farms. He served in the Missouri National Guards for nine years...
Helen Morrison (09/25/01)
NEW MADRID - Helen Morrison, 53, formerly of Salisbury, died Sept. 22, 2001, at her home. Born Feb. 6, 1948, in Chariton County, daughter of the late Ralph and Genevieve Coy Schnetzler, she was a police officer for the City of New Madrid and a member of the United Methodist Church in Salisbury...
John Braswell (09/25/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - John W. Braswell, 84, died at 1:35 a.m. Sept. 22, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Oct. 9, 1916, in Desloge, son of the late John Walter and Nola Belle Wheeler Braswell, he graduated from Flat River High School and was a lieutenant commander with the Merchant Marines during World War II...
John Rynish (09/25/01)
SPRINGFIELD - Monsignor John J. Rynish, 84, died Sept. 23, 2001, in Springfield. Born Oct. 28, 1917, in Kansas City, he was the son of the late Fredrick and Stanislaa Yacheniak Rynish. Ordained for the Diocese of Kansas City on Feb. 21, 1943, he served the Kansas City Diocese as associate pastor for Holy Cross Parish in Kansas City and as pastor for St. ...
Bobby Jimerson (09/25/01)
NEW MADRID - Bobby Jimerson, 54, died Sept. 24, 2001, at his home. Born May 5, 1947, in New Madrid County, son of the late E.J. "Bob" and Mary Margaret McCane Jimerson, he was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4206 of New Madrid and was a barge operator for Noranda Aluminum...
Harry Williamson (09/25/01)
ESSEX - Harry Glenn Williamson Sr., 82, died Sept. 24, 2001, at his home. Born May 26, 1919, in Essex, son of the late Harry and Lee Crutcher Williamson, he was a lifelong resident of Essex and retired as a road and dam construction worker. A member of the Essex Methodist Church and Full Gospel Men's Fellowship, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army Air Corps and had been a flight instructor...
Burl Mann (09/25/01)
MALDEN - Burl Mann, 59, died Sept. 23, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mackenzie Hicks (09/25/01)
MORLEY - Mackenzie Faith Hicks, daughter of Chadwick Jay Emerson of Scott City and Rachel Hicks of Morley, died at 1:02 p.m. Sept. 23, 2001, at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 22, 2001, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis...
James Mason (09/10/01)
BERNIE - James Eugene "Gene" Mason, 60, died Sept. 8, 2001, at the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Aug. 13, 1941, in Bernie, son of the late Lawrence Eugene and Edith Opal Fields Mason, he owned and operated Mason's TV Service in Bernie and served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam era...
Elizabeth Mungle (09/10/01)
CHARLESTON - Elizabeth "Nanny" Mungle, 87, died at 1:40 a.m. Sept. 8, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 27, 1914, in Pemiscot County, daughter of the late Walter L. and Cora D. Groom Reynolds, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was of the Baptist belief...
Mariam Aslin (09/10/01)
BLOOMFIELD - Mariam Eleanor Aslin, 70, died Sept. 8, 2001, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born March 15, 1931, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late Venton and Pearl Parks Martin, she lived most of her life in the Bloomfield area where she was a member of Hills General Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star...
Adriel Williams (09/10/01)
ORAN - James Adriel Williams, 82, died at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9, 2001, at his home. Born July 27, 1919, in Parma, son of the late John G. and Katie Ann Biby Williams, he retired as a self-employed mechanic and bus driver for the Oran School District. A member of the First Baptist Church of Oran and Morley VFW Post 5368, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Robert Schuchart (09/10/01)
SIKESTON - Robert L. "Bob" Schuchart, 80, died at 3:10 p.m. Sept. 8, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 22, 1921, at Leslie, son of the late R.P. and Minnie Catherine Henneken Schuchart Sr., he was a retired farmer and member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church...
Bud Huck (09/06/01)
COMMERCE - Linus E. "Bud" Huck, 86, died at 10:34 a.m. Sept. 4, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 9, 1915, in Crystal City, son of the late George W. and Ilma Baumstark Huck, he was a riverboat captain for U.S. Steel. He was a member of H.O. Grauel Masonic Lodge 672 of Cape Girardeau, Capaha Scottish Rite Club of Southeast Missouri and St. Paul United Methodist Church in Commerce...
William Henson (09/06/01)
NEW MADRID - The Rev. William E. Henson, 79, died Sept. 4, 2001, at his home. Born Aug. 4, 1922, in Campbell, son of the late Jettie Lucy Sanford Henson Boyt of Kennett and the late Jesse Howard Henson, he was a member of the New Madrid Baptist Church and former member of Ely Baptist Church in Kennett...
Christine May (09/06/01)
SIKESTON - Christine May, 84, died Sept. 5, 2001, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Sept. 23, 1916, in Clay County, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Lewis and Willie Lavada Wagner Murphy, she was a member of the Sikeston Community Church. On May 19, 1934, she married Oather Liddell May who preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 1980. She was also married to Robert Franklin who preceded her in death...
Pauletta Hooper (09/06/01)
BERTRAND - Pauletta Hurley Hooper, 71, died at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 6, 2001, at her residence in Bertrand. Born Dec. 29, 1929, in Bertrand, daughter of the late Ernest and Gladys Spicer Hurley, she had lived in Bertrand all of her life. In 1949, she married Harold Eugene "Gene" Hooper, who preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1992...
John Powell (09/06/01)
PUXICO - John Powell, 94, died Sept. 5, 2001, at his home. Born April 8, 1907, near Puxico, son of the late Enoch and Ella Helms Powell, he had lived all his life in Powell and had been a section worker for St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) Railroad lines for 37 years. A Past Master of the Puxico Masonic Lodge 596 A.F. and A.M., he had served several times as worthy patron of the Puxico Chapter 422 Order of the Eastern Star. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Puxico...
Pauline McCollom (09/06/01)
BLOOMFIELD - Pauline Jannett McCollom, 52, died Sept. 4, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 6, 1949, at Holcomb, daughter of the Lela Chambers Mann of Dexter and the late Lowell Mann, she was employed by Puralator in Dexter for 20 years and was a member of the Second General Baptist Church...
Norval Roberts (09/24/01)
SCOTT CITY - Norval Nicholas Robert, 71, died at 7:50 a.m. Sept. 21, 2001, in Greenville. Born Dec. 11, 1929, at Kelso, son of Martha Catherine Westrich Robert of Benton and the late Nicholas Henry Robert, he was a boiler technician for St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau and member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso...
Richard Sanders Sr. (09/19/01)
DELTA - Richard E. Sanders Sr., 54, died Sept. 17, 2001, at his farm near Advance. Born Oct. 19, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Faye Huey Sanders of Delta and the late Earl John Sanders Jr., he graduated from Delta High School and Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. A self-employed farmer who raised row crops and cattle, he was also owner and operator of Quality Metal in Delta...
Fred Leible (09/19/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Fred William Leible, 88, formerly of Kelso, died at 6:59 a.m. Sept. 18, 2001, at the Lutheran Home. Born Feb. 22, 1913, in Kelso, son of the late William Theodore and Emma Bertha Goetz Leible, he was a transport truck driver and U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and member of Scott City VFW Post 6407...
Sylvia Bailey (09/19/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sylvia Bailey, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Blytheville, Ark. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
John James (09/19/01)
DELTA - John C. "Muck" James, 75, died Sept. 17, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 15, 1926, at Hurricane Fork, son of the late Henry and Annie Francis James, he was a mechanic for McDonald Concrete in Cape Girardeau. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was of the Baptist belief...
Louis Ingram (09/19/01)
ADVANCE - Louis Ingram, 79, died Sept. 18, 2001, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Dec. 12, 1921, at Lilbourn, son of the late Lemuel and Mamie Barnett Ingram, he was a retired carpenter. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in Europe for three years during World War II...
Christine Pyles (09/19/01)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. - Christine Pyles, 78, died Sept. 18, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born April 10, 1923, at Dyersburg, she attended the New Bethel Baptist Church in Dexter. In 1940, she married Chester Floyd Pyles who preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 1990...
Maxine Marshall (09/19/01)
ST. LOUIS - Maxine Marie Marshall, 81, formerly of Scott City, died at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 18, 2001, at the Current River Nursing Home in Doniphan. Born Dec. 10, 1919, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Rudolph and Gracie Mae Hensley Palmer, she was manager of American Bakeries before retiring...
Michelle Horton (09/19/01)
CHARLESTON - Michelle LaKay Horton, 18, died Sept. 14, 2001, in Effingham, Ill., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born March 27, 1983, in Charleston, daughter of Evelyn Horton and Larry McCain, she was a 2001 graduate of Charleston High School...
Fannie Clark (09/19/01)
STE. GENEVIEVE - Fannie L. Clark, 81, died at 2:45 p.m. Sept. 17, 2001, at Ste. Genevieve Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 20, 1919, in Mercer, Tenn., daughter of the late William Harrison and Laura Julia Bushart Groves, she was a member of the Morehouse Faith General Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 450. She was co-owner and operator of Clark's Market in Morehouse for 33 years...
Octavia Clark (09/19/01)
SIKESTON - Octavia Nyshae Clark, 5-month-old daughter of Audrey Clark of Sikeston, died unexpectedly Sept. 17, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born April 10, 2001, in Sikeston. Survivors in addition to her mother include: three brothers, Mikel Clark, Jakeylin Clark and Jakeyle Clark of the home; one sister, Chelsey Clark of the home; her maternal grandparents, Kennith and Beverly Morris of Sikeston and Mary Morris of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandfather, Samuel Perry of Temple, Texas; maternal great-grandmother, Earlene Thomas of Cape Girardeau; maternal great-great-grandmother, Morean Hamilton of Haywood City; and a special friend, Michael Barnhill.. ...
Irmabelle Keller (09/19/01)
SIKESTON - Irmabelle Keller, 87, died Sept. 18, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Burl Mann (09/26/01)
MALDEN - Burl E. Mann, 59, died Sept. 23, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 26, 1942, at Parma, son of the late Monrol and Rosie Homes Mann, he was a retired farmer and attended the Church of God in Parma. In February 1967, at Parma, he married Alice Johnson who preceded him in death on Sept. 10, 1975. He married Eunice Lee Cullum on May 13, 1978, at Grayridge, and she died on July 18, 1999...
Ida Perry (09/26/01)
WYATT - Ida M. Perry, 95, died Sept. 21, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 4, 1906, in Banard, Miss., daughter of the late Dan and Alma McDory Cross, she lived in Missouri for many years. She was a member of Sanders Chapel AME Church in Wyatt, where she had served as trustee, usher and on the Mothers Board...
Jacob Williamson (09/05/01)
SIKESTON - Jacob Williamson, 96, formerly of Dexter, died Sept. 3, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Dec. 18, 1904, at Parma, son of the late Jacob Ledford and Onvill Mary Hatchel Williamson, he was a retired farmer and member of the United Pentecostal Church at Poplar Bluff...
Bud Huck (09/05/01)
COMMERCE - Linus E. "Bud" Huck, 86, died Sept. 4, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Brian Evans (09/05/01)
DEXTER - Brian J. Evans, 42, died Sept. 3, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 30, 1959, in Sikeston, son of Bill Evans of Dexter and the late Patricia Carr Evans, he was a public safety officer with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety for eight years. ...
Elva McConnell (09/05/01)
CHAFFEE - Elva Estes McConnell, died Sept. 4, 2001, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Garland Burchfield (09/13/01)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Garland C. Burchfield, 81, who died Sept. 11, 2001, will be: Tony Sweet, Maxwell Sweet, Phillip Warren, Randy Thompson, Josh Thompson and Darrell Ray.
Emma Felts (09/13/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Emma Lou Shelby Felts, 75, died at 7:25 a.m. Sept. 13, 2001, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Larry Cornwell (09/13/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Larry Gene Cornwell, 61, died at 11:50 p.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Irene Fears (09/13/01)
SIKESTON - Irene Nelson Fears, 84, died at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Jan. 22, 1917, in Newbern, Tenn., daughter of the late John Thomas and Esther Lee Dickson Griffin, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ. She was a licensed practical nurse for the Sikeston Regional Center and was the nurse for schools in Sikeston and Bernie...
Ethel Robins (09/13/01)
ADVANCE - Ethel Robins, 90, died Sept. 11, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 5, 1911, in Advance, daughter of the late Claude and Iva Carlton Fowler, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Advance. On Oct. 11, 1926, at Advance, she married Vester "Pete" Robins who preceded her in death on June 16, 1986...
Mildred Sneed (09/13/01)
SIKESTON - Mildred Foster Sneed, 88, died at 9:25 p.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at her daughter's home in Greenwood, Miss. Born July 6, 1913, in Scott County, daughter of the late James C. and Addie Joyce Foster, she graduated from Benton High School and lived in Scott County most of life. She was deputy recorder in Scott County for 11 years, served as president of the Scott County Women's Democratic Club and was a member of the New Savannah Baptist Church near Blodgett...
Jessie Edmond Sr. (09/13/01)
PARMA - Jessie Edmond Sr., 91, died Sept. 5, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 10, 1910, in Coffinville, Miss., son of the late Chester and Ella Williams Edmond, he was a farmer and member of Mount Calvary Church in Parma...
Irma Murphy (09/13/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Irma Joan Bard Murphy, 60, formerly of East Prairie, died at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 11, 2001, at her home, following an extended illness. Born Feb. 26, 1941, near East Prairie, daughter of the late William Carl and Mary Nell Tyner Bard, she graduated in 1958 from Anniston High School. She was a secretary for the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston and retired in 1997 from Procter & Gamble in Cape Girardeau...
Mya Terry (09/13/01)
MINOT, N.D. - Mya Inez Terry, 1-year-old daughter of Johnny Anthyell and Michelle Converse Terry, died Sept. 6, 2001, at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She was born Aug. 5, 2000, in England. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, Mo...
Flossie Gregory (09/12/01)
BELL CITY - Flossie M. Gregory, 94, died Sept. 11, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 7, 1907, at Campbell, daughter of the late James and Martha Wright Fish, she was a cook at Bell City Schools for many years. She had also been a cook for restaurants, had been a midwife and child care provider and was of the Pentecostal belief. She had raised several children in the Bell City community...
Lanny Laud (09/12/01)
SIKESTON - Lanny J. Laub, 47, died Sept. 8, 2001, at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, son of William H. and Iva Mae Bohannon Laub. Mr. Laub was a graduate of Oran High School, the University of Missouri and Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Eva Jones (09/12/01)
BERTRAND - Eva Jewell Jones, 83, died at 8 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, at the Bertrand Retirement Facility. Born Aug. 16, 1918, in Hickman, Ky., daughter of the late Orb and Hettie McClanahan Denning, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and Women's Missionary Society leader...
Paul McLain (09/13/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Paul McLain, 64, died at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Virginia Healy (09/13/01)
MATTHEWS - Virginia Dare Healy, 84, died at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at Sells Rest Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Paul Wethington (09/12/01)
ENCINITAS, Calif. - Paul Melvin Wethington, 73, died Sept. 4, 2001, in San Diego. Born Nov. 14, 1927, near Essex, Mo, son of the late Hudson Green and Bertha Condict Wethington, he served in the U.S. Navy as an enlisted man for nine years and as an officer for 15 years before retiring on June 30, 1971...
Garland Burchfield (09/12/01)
SIKESTON - Garland C. Burchfield, 81, died at 10:25 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born March 8, 1920, in Wooster, Ark., son of the late John Lee and Mary Edna Wofford Burchfield, he was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. ...
Thomas Kizer (09/12/01)
MALDEN - Thomas F. Kizer, 85, died Sept. 10, 2001, at the Ridgeview Nursing Home. Born Dec. 28, 1915, in Ballard County, Ky., son of the late James and Allie Clark Kizer, he was a retired farmer. A resident of Risco for many years, he was a winter resident of Crystal River, Fla...
Bobbie White (09/12/01)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Bobbie Jean White, 67, who died Sept. 11, 2001, will be: Bradley White, Trey White, Pete King, Jackie King, Robert King and Billy King. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Thomas Kizer (09/13/01)
PARMA - Pallbearers at graveside services conducted today at Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden for Thomas F. Kizer, 85, who died Sept. 10, 2001, were: Tommy Allen, Freddie Kinder, Mike Shaw, Don Rasco and Charles Trinkler. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Jewell Jones (09/13/01)
BERTRAND - Eva Jewell Jones, 83, died at 8 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, at the Bertrand Retirement Facility. Born Aug. 16, 1918, in Hickman, Ky., daughter of the late Orb and Hettie McClanahan Denning, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and Women's Missionary leader...
Betty Mancell (09/13/01)
SIKESTON - Betty Jean Mancell, 66, died at 2 p.m. Sept. 12, 2001, in Sikeston. Born Oct. 30, 1934, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Bertha Wietzel Smith. In 1958, in St. Louis she married James V. Mancell who survives of Greenup, Ill...
Irma Murphy (09/12/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Irma Joan Bard Murphy, 60, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 11, 2001, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Melvin Lackey (09/03/01)
SIKESTON - Melvin Preston Lackey, 70, died at 1:20 p.m. Aug. 31, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 10, 1930, in Little Rock, Ark., son of the late Charles A. and Lela Johnson Lackey Sr., he was a farmer and member of the Blodgett Baptist Church, where he had taught the adult men's Sunday school class. A corporal with the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he was also leader of the bus ministry at Little Vine General Baptist Church for many years...
Clem Schneider (09/03/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Clem T. Schneider, 89, died Aug. 31, 2001, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home, where friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Martin Lucas officiating...
Rosa Curtis (09/03/01)
ORAN - Rosa Mae Curtis, 69, died at 8:51 p.m. Aug. 31, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 25, 1932, in Gideon, daughter of the late Henry and Ella Kellum Brown, she retired as a licensed practical nurse for the Chaffee Nursing Center. She was a member of Hooe Baptist Church near Oran...
Red Swain (09/14/01)
NEW MADRID - Red Swain died Sept. 14, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home.
Vennie Schaffer (09/14/01)
LILBOURN - Vennie Schaffer, 96, died Sept. 13, 2001, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn.
Paul McLain (09/14/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Paul David McLain, 64, died at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 17, 1936, in East Prairie, son of the late Floyd F. and Annie M. Powers McLain, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. ...
Caleb Burton (09/14/01)
SIKESTON - Caleb Ray Burton, 3-month-old son of Jason and Jennifer Graham Burton, died Sept. 13, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Larry Cornwell (09/14/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Larry Gene Cornwell, 61, died at 11:50 p.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at his home. Born June 4, 1940, in East Prairie, son of Helen Jackson Cornwell of East Prairie and the late Raymond C. Cornwell, he was a truck driver and lifelong resident of Mississippi County...
Emma Felts (09/14/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Emma Lou Shelby Felts, 75, died at 7:25 a.m. Sept. 13, 2001, at her home. Born July 11, 1926, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Travis W. and Lena Murphy Shelby, she lived in East Prairie most of her life. She and her husband owned and operated Shelby Furniture and Appliance and Shelby Funeral Homes Inc. She was named the East Prairie Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year in 1995 and was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie...
Jerry Sneed (09/14/01)
BERNIE - Jerry Ray Sneed, 47, died Sept. 12, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Dec. 20, 1953, in Dexter, son of Carolyn June Dozier Sneed of Malden and the late Gene Ray Sneed, he was an auto body repairman at Jeremy's Cars Etc. in Dexter...
Virginia Wibbenmeyer (09/13/01)
SIKESTON - Virginia G. Wibbenmeyer, 79, died at 7 a.m. Sept. 12, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 1, 1922, in Apple Creek, daughter of the late Anton Charles and Bertha Unterreiner Ponder, she had been a cook for Lambert's Cafe and King's Kitchen. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella...
V. Grace Heise (09/20/01)
JACKSON - V. Grace Heise, 83, died at 5:33 a.m. Sept. 18, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 6, 1918, in Commerce to the late Alice Loftin and Jesse Richmond Sanders, she worked in assembly at the Florsheim Shoe Co. and at Montgomery Wards in the sales and catalog departments. She was a member of the Foursquare Livingway Church in Cape Girardeau...
Charles DeProw (09/20/01)
TALLAPOOSA - Charles Devere "Doodle" DeProw, 62, died Sept. 18, 2001, at his home. Born Oct. 10, 1938, at Tallapoosa, son of the late James LeRoy Prow Sr. and Mattie Demetrial Dempsey DeProw, he was a Mason and a member of the Assembly of God Church in Tallapoosa...
Mary Lee Pointer (09/20/01)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mary Lee McGary Pointer, 78, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 7, 1922, in Point Pleasant to the late Margaret Hank and Jerry McGary, she was a member of the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church...
Aubra Tatum (09/20/01)
POINT PLEASANT - Aubra Allen Tatum, 50, died Sept. 18, 2001, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where friends may call after 6 p.m. today and services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday.
Raymond Stephens (09/20/01)
SCOTT CITY - Raymond C. Stephens, 95, died Sept. 18, 2001, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 8, 1906, at LaPorte City, Iowa, son of Alfred M. and Rose Broad Stephens. On May 27, 1938, in Miltonvale, Kan., he married Vera Frances Cox...
Jill Thomas (09/18/01)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Jill Dean Thomas, 55, died Sept. 7, 2001, at her home. Born Nov. 18, 1945, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Jacob W. and Celia Bishop Thomas, she was a licensed practical nurse at the Senior Services Nursing Home in Memphis and was of the Baptist belief...
Jethro Pruiett (09/18/01)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Jethro Pruiett, 93, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 29, 1908, at Caruthersville, son of the late James Walter and Jennie Lee French Pruiett, he attended school at Kinfolks Ridge. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief...
Wilson Watkins (09/18/01)
ESSEX - Wilson Watkins, 89, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter. Born Feb. 22, 1912, in Middleton, Tenn., son of the late James Wesley and Mexi Watkins, he worked for the International Shoe Company in Dexter for 27 years and was a retired farmer. He attended New Hope General Baptist Church near Essex...
Richard Sanders (09/18/01)
DELTA - Richard Sanders Sr., 54, died Sept. 17, 2001, near Advance. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Fred Leible (09/18/01)
KELSO - Fred William Leible, 88, died Sept. 18, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Sylvia Bailey (09/20/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sylvia Iretta Bailey, 79, died at 2:37 p.m. Sept. 17, 2001, at the Baptist Hospital in Blytheville, Ark. Born July 9, 1922, in Charleston, daughter of the late Morris S. and Alpha O. Smoot Bailey, she lived in East Prairie most of her life, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Lottie Ellerbrook (09/20/01)
MATTHEWS - Lottie May Ellerbrook, 97, died Sept. 19, 2001, at Sells Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Irmabelle Keller (09/20/01)
SIKESTON - Irmabelle Keller, 87, died Sept. 18, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 25, 1913, in Madison, Neb., daughter of the late Frederick Hamilton and Hattie Belle Thatch Davis, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston and was employed by the International Shoe Factory for eight years. She owned and operated a grocery store with her husband, delivered newspapers and had worked for Britt's Department Store and the Hallmark Store before retiring...
Edward Nanney (09/20/01)
PORTAGEVILLE - Earl Nanney, 74, died Sept. 19, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Richard Sanders Sr. (09/20/01)
DELTA - Richard E. Sanders Sr., 54, died Sept. 17, 2001, at his farm near Advance. Born Oct. 19, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Faye Huey Sanders of Delta and the late Earl John Sanders Jr., he graduated from Delta High School and Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. A self-employed farmer who raised row crops and cattle, he was also owner and operator of Quality Metal in Delta...
Sola Depree (09/18/01)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Sola Depree, 87, died Sept. 13, 2001, in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 25, 1913, in Portageville, he was the son of the late Ervin and Alice DePree Depree. Survivors include: three sons, Sola Depree Jr. of Fort Wayne, Ind., Sola Depree of St. Louis and Jerry Depree of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Rose Depree of Kansas City and Alice Depree of Cape Girardeau; six stepchildren; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Mary Lyons of Cape Girardeau...
Steven Brashear (09/18/01)
MATTHEWS - Steven Michael "Spike" Brashear, 16, died Sept. 16, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Dec. 12, 1984, in Cape Girardeau, son of Michael Wayne Brashear of Sikeston and Kathy Ann Thompson Sparks of the home, he was a junior at New Madrid County Central High School where he played third base for the baseball team. ...
Mary Pointer (09/18/01)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mary Lee Pointer, 79, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
J.D. Sherrod (09/18/01)
SIKESTON - Joe D. "J.D." Sherrod, 79, died at 5:50 a.m. Sept. 17, 2001, at his residence. Born Aug. 25, 1922, near Hayti, to the late Dave Crockett and Rosalee Brodglin Sherrod, he served in the Civil Conservation Corps and served with the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II. A postal worker who retired after 28 years with the U.S. Postal Service, he owned and operated Sherrod's Upholstery Shop for seven years...
Bill Cole (09/18/01)
MINER - William Milo "Bill" Cole, 72, died Sept. 16, 2001, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 31, 1928, in Sikeston, son of the late William Floyd and Eva Lee Cole, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. A retired self-employed farmer, he was a member of Miner Baptist Church, Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114 and VFW Post 3174 in Sikeston...
Lillie Lett (09/18/01)
MINER - Lillie Edna Lett, 90, formerly of Bertrand, died at 6:10 a.m. Sept. 17, 2001, at Miner Nursing Center. Born July 17, 1911, in Trenton, Tenn., daughter of the late John W. and Mildred Hearn Peace, she was a charter member of Bement Baptist Church and a current member of the Sikeston Community Church...
Fannie Clark (09/18/01)
STE. GENEVIEVE - Fannie Clark, 82, died Sept. 17, 2001, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Elva McConnell Jr. (09/07/01)
CHAFFEE - Elva Estes McConnell Jr., 77, died Sept. 4, 2001, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Oct. 7, 1923, at Malden, son of the late Elva Estes and Gertrude Ellen Markle McConnell Sr., he served in the U.S. Marines during World War II and was at the Battle of Midway. ...
Pauletta Hooper (09/07/01)
BERTRAND - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston for Pauletta Hurley Hooper, 71, who died Sept. 6, 2001, will be: Michael Hurley, Tommy Woodruff, Jason Boyer, Dale Hurley, Blake Hooper and Jake Merideth...
Anderson Moore (09/07/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Anderson Moore, 83, died Sept. 6, 2001, at his home. Born June 25, 1918, in Hornsby, Tenn., son of the late James Walter and Callie Wilson Moore, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. He was a retired farmer and had been a member of the Wolf Island Baptist Church...
Aletha Varnon (09/04/01)
SCOTT CITY - Aletha Emma Varnon, 85, died Sept. 2, 2001, at the Parkview Health Care Facility in Bolivar. Born Feb. 9, 1916, in Ancell, daughter of the late Otto and Anna Sander Walter, she retired from the Carter Carburetor Company in St. Louis and was a U.S. Army veteran. She was a former resident of St. Louis and Morrisville and of the Catholic belief...
James Daugherty (09/04/01)
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. - James Herbert Daugherty Sr., 94, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 2, 2001, at his home. Born Jan. 28, 1907, in Sikeston, son of the late Benjamin Gaither and Bertie Stokes Daugherty, he retired as a manager for Standard Brands Corporation and had owned a retail auto center at New Madrid, Mo. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge in San Diego, Calif...
Jacob Williamson (09/04/01)
DEXTER - Jacob Williamson, 96, formerly of Dexter, died Sept. 3, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
Shirley Messer (09/04/01)
DEXTER - Shirley Jean Messer, 67, died Sept. 2, 2001, in Dexter. Born Aug. 29, 1934, in Essex, daughter of the late Carl and Edith Scutter Curneal, she lived in Bloomfield most of her life before moving to Dexter a year ago. She retired from Elder Manufacturing and attended the Assembly of God Church...
J.R. Futch (09/04/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - J.R. Futch, 68, died at 2:30 a.m. Sept. 4, 2001, at his home. Born May 31, 1933, in Dorena, son of the late Wayne and Pauline D. Hunt Futch, he was a retired farmer, landowner and member of St. James General Baptist Church in East Prairie. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Jack T. Burnett (09/04/01)
SIKESTON - Jack Torrence Burnett, 78, formerly of Chaffee, died Sept. 3, 2001, at the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Born March 29, 1923, in Chaffee, son of Harvey and Jessie Marie Litzelfelner Burnett, he married Mildred Rose Schlitt Graviett on May 13, 1978, in Sikeston...
Marvin Speer (09/04/01)
ADVANCE - Marvin Speer, 57, died Sept. 2, 2001, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1943, at Columbia, Ill., son of the late Virgle and Geneva Hogue Speer, he was a construction superintendent for Penzel Construction in Jackson. He served with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne...
Melvin Lackey (09/04/01)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Melvin Lackey, 70, who died Aug. 31, 2001, were: Gerald Benson, Eric Benson, Jamie Benson, Ricky Colbert, Joseph McElroy and Richard Riley.
Brian Evans (09/04/01)
DEXTER - Brian Evans, 42, died Sept. 3, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
Beatrice Holland (09/04/01)
DEXTER - Beatrice Holland, 77, died Sept. 2, 2001, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born Dec. 7, 1923, at Pontotoc, Miss., daughter of the late Connie Clarence and Heather Beatrice Williams Harkness, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter...
Andrew Heisserer (09/04/01)
ORAN - Andrew V. Heisserer, 87, died at 5 p.m. Sept. 1, 2001, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born July 29, 1914, near Oran, son of the late Victor and Bertha Schott, he was a retired self-employed farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. A member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church and St. Joseph Sodality, he was also a member of Knights of Columbus Council 4311 and Morley VFW Post 5368...
Daniel Clark (09/11/01)
CHAFFEE - Daniel Clark, 72, died Sept. 10, 2001, at his home. Born Sept. 28, 1928, in Hagenville, Ark., son of the late Henry and Alice Johnson Clark, he trained with the U.S. Navy Training Center in San Diego, Calif., and served with the USS Doran, Squadron 41 and at Nob, Guam, Mare Island. ...
Thomas Kizer (09/11/01)
MALDEN - Thomas Kizer, 85, died Sept. 10, 2001, in the Ridgeway Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Eva Jones (09/11/01)
BERTRAND - Eva Jones, 83, died at 8 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Betty Volner (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - Betty L. Brown Volner, 69, of Sikeston and Miller City, Ill., died at 4 p.m. Sept. 7, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 2, 1931, in Miller City, daughter of the late Vegie D. and Velma Louise Hornberger Brown, she had been a secretary for the highway department...
Johnny Smith (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - Johnny Lee Smith, 48, died at 9:13 a.m. Sept. 9, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 4, 1953, in St. Louis, he was the son of Betty Jean Smith Mancell of Sikeston. On Dec. 28, 1971, in New Madrid, he married Jackie L. Thaxtion who survives of the home...
Harold Goodin (09/11/01)
ST. LOUIS - Harold Lee Goodin, 82, formerly of East Prairie, died Sept. 10, 2001, at St. Alexius Hospital. Born Oct. 24, 1918, in East Prairie, son of the late S.F. and Mami Stargill Goodin, he worked in industrial sales for TE-CO in St. Louis before retiring and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Bobbie White (09/11/01)
SIKESTON - Bobbie Jean White, 67, died at 1:23 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 26, 1934, in Dell, Ark., daughter of the late Homer Lee and Blanche Anna Pate King Sr., she graduated from Grayridge High School and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was director of the Heritage House Nutrition Program in Sikeston for 25 years...
Alfred Westrich (09/10/01)
KELSO - Alfred F. Westrich, 81, died Sept. 7, 2001, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born July 5, 1920, at Chaffee, son of the late Albert John and Estella Enderle Westrich, he was a retired farmer. On June 4, 1946, in Kelso, he married Hermina H. Bles who survives of the home...
Elizabeth Mungle (09/10/01)
CHARLESTON - Elizabeth Mungle, 87, died at 1:40 a.m. Sept. 8, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
John Powell (09/10/01)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for John Powell, 94, who died Sept. 5, 2001, were: Leo Lowery, Rudy Williams, Charles Pratt, Lee Doublin, James Jackson and Tim Hutson.
Betty Volner (09/10/01)
SIKESTON - Betty L. Brown Volner, 69, of Sikeston and Miller City, Ill., died at 4 a.m. Sept. 7, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 2, 1931, in Miller City, daughter of the late Vegie D. and Velma Louise Hornberger Brown, she had been a secretary for the highway department...
Rodger Lambert (09/10/01)
EAST PRAIRIE - Rodger Lambert, 55, died at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 11, 1946, at Wolf Island, son of Juanita King Moore of East Prairie and the late Marvin Lambert, he was a retired service station owner and member of the Wolf Island Baptist Church...
Clifton Hinman (09/27/01)
DEXTER - Clifton Hinman, 60, died Sept. 26, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
Harry Williamson (09/27/01)
ESSEX - Pallbearers at graveside services conducted Wednesday at the Essex Cemetery for Harry Glenn Williamson Sr., 82, who died Sept. 24, 2001, were: Randy Corlew, Mark Hux, Ralph Thurston Jr., Bruce Williamson, Brett Williamson, Mark Kelly and Kenneth Keller...
Virdie Goode (09/27/01)
BLOOMFIELD - Virdie Goode, 74, died Sept. 27, 2001, at Missouri Southern Heathcare in Dexter. Born Oct. 11, 1926, in Oreo, daughter of the late Pat and Hattie Gregory Goode, she lived in Essex before moving to Bloomfield in 1970. On Aug. 21, 1944, she married Harvey Moore who preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1977...
Ramona Hamm (09/27/01)
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Ramona Hamm, 98, formerly of New Hamburg, Mo., died Sept. 23, 2001, in San Diego. Born March 29, 1903, in New Hamburg, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary Schwartz Gosche. On Sept. 1, 1929, in San Francisco, she married Theodore Hamm who preceded her in death on March 7, 1976...