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Obituaries from February 2002

Lilly Yount (02/12/02)
SIKESTON - Lilly Elizabeth Heyde Yount, 86, formerly of Jackson and a resident of Sikeston, died at 7:20 a.m. February 6, 2002, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Sept. 5, 1915, at Jackson, Mo., daughter of the late William Albert and Tom Ella McCombs Heyde Sr., she attended school in Jackson and was valedictorian of her senior class...
Kenneth Stanberry (02/12/02)
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Kenneth Huston Stanberry, 51, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Jan. 31, 2002, in Columbia, S.C., following a lengthy illness. Born March 24, 1950, in Sikeston, Mo., he was the son of Martha Curd Stanberry Stone of Morehouse, Mo., and the late James Houston Stanberry and stepson of James Stone of Morehouse...
Clyde Essary (02/12/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Clyde Edward Essary, 64, died Feb. 7, 2002, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Oct. 15, 1937, in Poplar Bluff, son of the late Raymond Otis and Mary Christine Clark, he was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was an installation and repair man for Southwestern Bell for 28 years...
Coena Dambach (02/12/02)
MALDEN - Coena Dorothy Dambach, 80, died Feb. 7, 2002, at Three Rivers Health Care North in Poplar Bluff. Born July 16, 1921, in Kelso, daughter of the late Charles and Louise Schoen Georger, she was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church of Malden and a former member of the St. Ann Altar Society...
Dorothy Henley (02/12/02)
ST. LOUIS - Dorothy Ann Henley, 91, formerly of Bloomfield, died Feb. 7, 2002, in St. Louis. Born Sept. 9, 1910, in Bell City, daughter of the late George and Myrtie Garner Dunlap, she attended the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 385...
Minnie Vinson (02/12/02)
CHARLESTON - Minnie M. Vinson, 91, died at 2:10 a.m. Feb. 6, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born Nov. 9, 1910, in Marquand, daughter of the late Alfred Stokes and Dica Ellen Francis Green, she was a correctional supervisor with the California Rehabilitation Center for 26 years and moved to Charleston in 1988. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Charleston...
J.W. Smith (02/12/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - J.W. Smith, 66, died at 4:22 a.m. Feb. 2, 2002, at his home. Born Oct. 2, 1935, in Ridgely, Tenn., son of the late Robert Lee and Beulah Mae Harris Smith, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. He was a carpenter with the Davis Lumber Company in East Prairie before retiring and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Bob Worth (02/12/02)
FULTON, Texas - Lewis Edward "Bob" Worth, 68, died Jan. 31, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in San Antonio. Born June 4, 1933, at Wardell, Mo., son of the late Valley Brook Warth and Julie Belle Rettig Warth, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War...
Skipper Robbins (02/26/02)
DEXTER - Cecil "Skipper" Robbins, 55, died Feb. 25, 2002, at his home. Born Dec. 26, 1946, at Dexter, to the late Clacy W. and Bonnie Robbins, he attended school in Dexter and spent four years in the U.S. Navy where he served in Vietnam. He had spent several years on the East Coast working as a cabinet maker and construction worker. He returned to Dexter a year ago and had attended the ARK of Hope and the Freedom Worship Centers in Dexter...
Myrtle Stacy (02/26/02)
SIKESTON - Myrtle M. Stacy, 85, died Feb. 26, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Cora Masters (02/26/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Smith Avenue Church of God for Cora Bell Masters, 95, who died Feb. 25, 2002, will be: Keith Masters, Gene Masters, Steve Worley, Kenny Worley, Jimmy Schroeder and Tony Hunt. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel...
Earl Hume (02/26/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for the Rev. Earl Hume, 91, who died Feb. 22, 2002, were: Jerry Griffin, Bob Griffin, Danny Griffin, Bud Chapman, Paul Blumhorst and Butch Blumhorst.
Emma Pounders (02/26/02)
BERNIE - Emma W. Pounders, 96, died Feb. 19, 2002, at the Northshore Living Center at Slidell, La. Born June 23, 1905, at Orange, Calif., to the late Donald S. and Serepta Deborah Place Welty, she was a member of the Bernie United Methodist Church. An elementary school teacher, she was a member of the Retired Teachers Association of Missouri and of PEO...
Donna Fusilier (02/26/02)
SCOTT CITY - Donna Lee Fusilier, 45, passed away at her home in Scott City on Feb. 23, 2002. She was born Nov. 8, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Donald Lee and Barbara Dean Venable of Scott City. Donna worked as a heavy equipment operator for Teamsters Local 574 and was a member of the Illmo Baptist Church in Scott City...
William Holleman (02/26/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - William Holleman, 95, died at 6:35 a.m. Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center. Born Oct. 12, 1906, in McCory, Ark., to the late Jim and Alice Goodwin Holleman, he had lived in East Prairie since 1955. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II...
Oriole Jackson (02/28/02)
PASO ROBLES, Calif. - Oriole E. Jackson, 97, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 22, 2002, at the A Templeton Conventional Hospital. Born May 8, 1904, in Jonesboro, Ark., she lived in Sikeston for 65 years before moving to Paso Robles one year ago. She had taught English for the Craighead County School District and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and the Joy Club in Sikeston...
Floyd Grissom (02/12/02)
DEXTER - Floyd Grissom, 84, died Feb. 7, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mamie Starkey (02/28/02)
WHITEWATER - Mamie M. Starkey, 68, died at 9:40 p.m. Feb. 26, 2002, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born May 18, 1933, in Egypt Mills, daughter of the late L.A. and Minnie Fornkohl Myer she was an inspector for the Florsheim Shoe Company, first in Chaffee and later in Cape Girardeau, before retiring and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church near Gordonville...
Jerry Powell (02/28/02)
WARRENTON - Jerry R. Powell, 63, formerly of Puxico, died Feb. 25, 2002, at his home. Born March 9, 1938, in Puxico, son of the late John and Mildred Kitchen Powell, he lived in the St. Louis area for 45 years. On Sept. 4, 1957, in St. Louis, he married Susan Clubb who survives of St. Louis...
Ida Wimberley (02/28/02)
SIKESTON - Ida Lou Wimberley, 64, died at 7:55 a.m. Feb. 27, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 27, 1937, in Prairie, Miss., daughter of the late William and Isa Bell Coplin Dodds, she was a sewing machine operator for International Hat Company at Oran. She also worked on the finishing line for Hammond Organ (Sikeston Woodworking) and was a member of the Old Bethel Baptist Church...
Russell Jackson (02/28/02)
DEXTER - Russell Keith Jackson, 67, died Feb. 28, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Paul Davis (02/28/02)
DEXTER - William Paul Davis, 89, died Feb. 27, 2002, at his home. Born March 19, 1912, at Malden, son of the late Joseph and Lena Jann Davis, he was a farmer and was a bus driver for Dexter Public Schools for 20 years. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter...
Leora Oliver (02/28/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Leora E. Oliver, 85, died Feb. 26, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. Born Feb. 26, 1917, in Canalou, daughter of the late Ruben Randolph and Sara Smith Brewington, she lived in the Canalou and Essex communities most of her life. She attended the Mount Zion-Walker General Baptist Church near Bloomfield...
Robert Campbell (02/28/02)
HAYWOOD CITY - Robert Campbell, 67, died Feb. 25, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 2, 1934, in Scooba, Miss., son of the late Willie Donner and Sadie Patterson Campbell, he had worked at a cement plant and was a self-employed newsstand operator in Chicago, Ill., before retiring...
Robert Johnson (02/28/02)
SIKESTON - Robert Paul Johnson, 53, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 28, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Sept. 3, 1948, in Mississippi County, son of the late Tom and Clara Loretta Hale Johnson, he lived in Scott and Mississippi counties most of his life and was a welder for Dry Docks in St. Louis until 1968, when he became disabled. He was of the General Baptist belief...
Phyllis Colley (02/28/02)
SIKESTON - Phyllis Colley, 80, died Feb. 27, 2002, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Ponder Funeral Home, where visitation is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. ---- Memorial contributions may be sent to:...
Marie Prewett (02/28/02)
BENTON - Marie Maxine Prewett, 80, died at 5 p.m. Feb. 27, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 10, 1921, in Los Angeles, Calif., daughter of the late Walter Morris and Cornelia Anna Mullensted Wainwright, she was manager of the J.J. Newberry and Company Cafeteria and of the Pentecostal belief...
Larry Butts (02/28/02)
BILOXI, Miss. - Larry Dale Butts, 60, died Feb. 22, 2002, in Biloxi. Born Aug. 10, 1941, in Kirksville, son of Dorthea Butts and the late Lee Alfred Butts, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and former resident of St. Joseph, Mo. His wife, Shirley Chaney Butts, survives of the home...
Irma Crank (02/04/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Irma Mallory Dellinger Crank, 75, who died Jan. 29, 2002, were: Melvin Howard Dellinger, James Duran Dellinger, Roscoe Allen Dellinger, Francis Gene Dellinger, Paul Duane Dellinger, Marvin Lynn Dellinger, Calvin Ray Dellinger and John Albert Dellinger...
Gladys Boyd (02/04/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Gladys Boyd, 81, who died Jan. 30, 2002, were: John Chadd, Larry Voliva, Terry Box, Reese Reeder, James Vangilder and Butch Payne.
Reba Medlin (02/04/02)
PARMA - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Reba Lorane Medlin, 87, who died Jan. 30, 2002, were: Tommy Daniels, Raymond Dickerson, Glen Medlin, Edward Parsley, Jay Parsley and Ron Shrum. Honorary pallbearers were: Jessie Bartlett, Don Cameron and Allen Parsley...
Lois Burton (02/04/02)
MOREHOUSE - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday for Lois Ella Burton, 77, who died Jan. 30, 2002, were: Dale Flanigan, Buddy Flanigan, Ray Barnett, Will Barnett, Jr. Brown and David Stacks.
Berneice Lane (02/04/02)
ESSEX - Berneice Lane, 79, died Jan. 31, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 23, 1992, at Grayridge, daughter of the late George and Lizzie Merritt McConnaughhay, she was a member of Trotter Church near Essex. She had been an employee of the General Motors AC spark Plug Division in Flint, Mich...
Sharla Pullen (02/04/02)
CHICAGO, Ill. - Sharla "Cookie" Pullen, 37, died Jan. 23, 2002, in Hawaii. Visitation is from 10 a.m. Monday until service time at 11 a.m. at the Second Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The Rev. Wiley Reed and the Rev. Howard McGee will officiate...
Thomas Grady (02/04/02)
SIKESTON - Thomas Grady, 94, died Feb. 2, 2002, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
T.C. Kincy (02/04/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - T.C. Kincy, 77, died Jan. 29, 2002, at the Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. Born June 14, 1924, in Portageville, son of the late Inez McGraw Kincy and Jack Kincy, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. Survivors include: one son, Gary Kincy of Manhattan, Kan.; one daughter, Sherrie DeProw of Portageville; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Thomas Grady (02/04/02)
SIKESTON - Thomas Hilton Grady, 94, died Feb. 2, 2002, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 4, 1907, at Union City, Tenn., son of the late Samuel and Jessie Grady, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He received the Purple Heart. ...
Dale Hill (02/04/02)
SPRINGFIELD - Dr. Dale Alfred Hill, 61, formerly of Sikeston, died Feb. 2, 2002, in Cox South Hospital. Born Feb. 22, 1940, in Salem, Ill., son of the late Robert B. and Opal Hill, he grew up in Carmi, Ill., attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., and later attended and graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis...
Laddie Price (02/04/02)
JONESBORO, Ill. - Laddie Price, 80, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 8 p.m. Feb. 3, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marian. Born Sept. 28, 1921, at Hazard, Ark., son of the late George and Rosie Lawrence Price, he worked 29 years as a millwright at the Peninsula Paper Company in Ypsilanti, Mich. He was an Army veteran of World War II...
Jack Bledsoe (02/04/02)
SIKESTON - Jack Bledsoe, 79, died at 3 a.m. Feb. 4, 2002, at the Miner Nursing Center in Miner. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Dorothy Norris (02/01/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Dorothy Marie Wiggins Norris, 44, died Jan. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 13, 1957, in Sikeston, daughter of Dorothy Lee Thornton of Sikeston and Percy Burgett of Clarksdale, Miss., she was a 1974 graduate of Sikeston High School and member of Green Memorial Church of God in Christ. She was a former employee of Hunter Acres Caring Center...
Reba Medlin (02/01/02)
PARMA - Reba Lorane Medlin, 87, died Jan. 30, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 15, 1914, in Townley, daughter of the late Charles Oscar and Lena (Walker) Pippins, she worked for local Parma businesses during the 1960s and 1970s and was a member of the Parma General Baptist Church...
"Jerry" Bohannon (02/01/02)
ST. LOUIS - Gerald D. "Jerry" Bohannon, 78, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 9, 2002, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 22, 1927, in Diehlstadt, son of the late Willie and Iva Gray Bohannon, he retired from McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft Corporation in St. Louis and was a member of the Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Robert Reynolds (02/01/02)
SIKESTON - Arrangements have been changed for Robert Lynn Reynolds, 47, who died Jan. 30, 2002, at his home. Born July 1, 1954, in Fort Leavenworth, Kan., son of Howard and Helen Birk Reynolds of Sikeston, he was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church and had worked at the Sikeston Power Station...
Lois Burton (02/01/02)
HENDERSON, Tenn. - Lois Ella Burton, 77, formerly of Sikeston and Morehouse, Mo., died Jan. 30, 2002, at her daughter's home in Henderson. Born Aug. 11, 1924, in Sweetlips, daughter of the late William Patrick and Hallie Leeanna Hamm, she lived in Sikeston and Morehouse for many years before moving to Henderson four years ago. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary...
Barbara McCormick (02/01/02)
GORDONVILLE - Barbara Allen McCormick, 65, died at 11 p.m. Jan. 30, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 17, 1936, in Jackson, daughter of the late Albert and Oma Herzog Goehman, she was a presser for Courtesy Cleaners in Cape Girardeau...
Edith York (02/01/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Edith York, 83, who died Jan. 30, 2002, will be: Larry Frazier, Stephen Jones, Wendell Sanders, Ronnie Sells, Claude Old and Randy York. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Berneice Lane (02/01/02)
ESSEX - Berneice Lane, 79, died Jan. 31, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Phillip Harris (02/27/02)
SCOTT CITY - Phillip John Harris, 80, died at 8:51 p.m. Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 6, 1921, in Chaffee, son of the late George Louis and Goldie Edna Mundon Harris, he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Chaffee. He retired as a brakeman for Frisco Railroad in Chaffee and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Myrtle Stacy (02/27/02)
SIKESTON - Myrtle Mae Stacy, 85, died at 7:20 a.m. Feb. 26, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 28, 1917, in Sikeston, son of the late James William and Martha Ann Hodges Burns, she had been a member of Tanner Street Church of God and the Gleaner's Sunday school class. She had been a cook for Scott County Central High School and Southwest Elementary School in Sikeston...
Raymond Vaughn (02/18/02)
CANALOU - Raymond Vaughn, 83, died Feb. 14, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 6, 1918, in Miner, son of the late Henry Tony and Maggie Mae English Vaughn, he lived in the Canalou area most of his life. He was a member of the Christian Tabernacle in Sikeston and U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Rudy Wibbenmeyer (02/18/02)
SIKESTON - Rudolph Joseph Wibbenmeyer, 87, died at 10:50 a.m. Feb. 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 10, 1914, at Biehle, son of the late Theodore F. and Louisa E. Meyer Wibbenmeyer, he was a route salesman for 15 years with Locke Distributing Co. ...
Patricia Newsom (02/15/02)
LILBOURN - Patricia Ann Newsom, 53, died Feb. 13, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Jan. 27, 1949, in Marston, daughter of Lola B. Lee of Howardville, she attended public school in Howardville. She was a member of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Lilbourn, where she sang in the senior choir and was president of the Women's Missionary Union. She was employed as a private duty nurse and formerly worked with Meals on Wheels...
Calvin Bohannon (02/19/02)
CHARLESTON- Calvin Bohannon, 78, died at 6:50 a.m. Feb. 19, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Carl Bailey (02/19/02)
SIKESTON - Carl Henry Bailey, 74, died Feb. 18, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 3, 1927, in Aid, son of the late Jess and Lena Marie Clark Bailey, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. He owned and operated Bailey's Electronics until retiring and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War...
Robert Hency (02/19/02)
SPRINGDALE, Ark. - Rev. Robert Dean Hency, 75, died at 9:10 a.m. Feb. 18, 2002, at his home. Born Aug. 2, 1926, in Oran, son of the late Elmer and Elba Simmons Hency Sr., he retired as a bookkeeper for Construction Local Union 282 in Cape Girardeau. ...
Ernestene Marion (02/19/02)
LILBOURN - Margaret Ernestene Marion, 63, died at 7 p.m. Feb. 18, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare in Poplar Bluff. Born Aug. 27, 1938, in Morehouse, daughter of the late Zelmer C. and Callie Williams Butler, she was a member of the Christian Family Church in Sikeston. She was bookkeeper for the Adams Farm Center in Portageville for 32 years before retiring...
James Stokes (02/19/02)
MORLEY - James Archie Stokes, 77, died Feb. 17, 2002, following a brief illness. Born March 9, 1924, in Ratliff, Miss., son of the late Earl and Rachel Jackson Stokes, he served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II on the aircraft carrier USS Hornet. ...
Jack Kinder (02/19/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Jack A. Kinder, 88, died Feb. 17, 2002, at his home. He was born Oct. 12, 1913, in Scott City, son of Allen Thurman and Myrtle Emily Gross Kinder. He and Moxene Williamson were married Sept. 18, 1940, at Fredericktown. She died on Oct. 17, 1986...
Meridell Vanlandingham (02/19/02)
SIKESTON - Meridell Vanlandingham, 84, died at 5:45 p.m. Feb. 17, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 28, 1917, in Mart, Texas, daughter of the late Cleve and Ila Scott Hamilton Dean, she worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone for many years and was of the Baptist belief. She was a member of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Pioneers Club and had been a member of Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319...
Kenneth Stanberry (02/12/02)
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Kenneth Huston Stanberry, 51, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Jan. 31, 2002, in Columbia, S.C., following a lengthy illness. Born March 24, 1950, in Sikeston, Mo., he was the son of Martha Curd Stanberry Stone of Morehouse, Mo., and the late James Houston Stanberry and stepson of James Stone of Morehouse...
Minnie Vinson (02/12/02)
BERTRAND - Minnie M. Vinson, 91, a resident of Pomona, Calif., died at 2:10 a.m. Feb. 6, 2002, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Among local survivors are her daughter and son-in-law, Kay and David Teeters of Charleston; and one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Karen and Hershel Hitchcock of Charleston...
Herbert Haney (02/12/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Herbert Haney, 72, died at 12:23 p.m. Feb. 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 27, 1929, in Commerce, son of the late Oliver and Gladys Hockersmith Haney, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life where he was a farmer until retiring. He was of the Baptist belief...
Johnny Warren (02/12/02)
BERTRAND - Johnny L. Warren, 35, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 1, 2001, at his home. Born Nov. 14, 1966, in Oklahoma, he was the son of Jerry Warren of Scott City and Ruth Redwine of Oklahoma. On Nov. 30, 1993, in Arkansas, he married Carolyn Harden who survives of the home...
J.W. Smith (02/12/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - J.W. Smith, 66, died at 4:22 a.m. Feb. 6, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Herbert Haney (02/05/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Herbert Haney, 72, died at 12:23 p.m. Feb. 4, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Kathleen Scales (02/05/02)
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. - Kathleen O'Kelley Scales, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Jan. 26, 2002, in Waynesville, following a long illness. She recently celebrated her 86th birthday. Kathleen, or "Katie" to her friends, was born Jan. 7, 1916, in Patton, Mo., daughter of the late Dr. Henry T. and Ora Conrad O'Kelley, she moved to Portageville at an early age...
Brenda Wolford (02/12/02)
CORDOVA, Tenn. - Brenda Joyce Wolford, 59, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died at 3:10 p.m. Feb. 4, 2002, at Baptist Memorial East Hospital in Memphis. Born Nov. 8, 1942, near Kennett, Mo., daughter of the late Roy and Gladys Simmons, she retired as an accountant for the Metropolitan Interfaith Association in Memphis. She attended the Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis and was a member of the Tamms (Ill.) Baptist Church...
Jack Bledsoe (02/05/02)
SIKESTON - Leaston "Jack" Bledsoe, 79, died at 3 a.m. Feb. 4, 2002, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Nov. 23, 1922, in Westport, Tenn., son of the late James Thomas and Era Baccum Bledsoe, he had been employed by the Associated Natural Gas Company and was of the Church of Christ belief...
Brenda Wolford (02/05/02)
CORDOVA, Tenn. - Brenda Wolford, 59, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died Feb. 4, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo.
J.W. Smith (02/12/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - J.W. Smith, 66, died at 4:22 a.m. Feb. 6, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Laddie Price (02/05/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Laddie Price, 80, who died Feb. 3, 2002, were: Tyler Sims, Pete Leija, Mark Smith, Mark McMillion, Scott Riley and Tom Nunnelee.
Travis Carter (02/18/02)
CHARLESTON - William "Travis" Carter, 24, of rural Charleston, died unexpectedly at 3 p.m. Feb. 17, 2002, near Wyatt of an apparent heart attack. Born July 9, 1977, in Effingham, Ill., son of Richard Lee Kuhlman and Mary Kramer Stringer of Effingham, he moved to Mississippi County in 1998 and was a truck driver for Star Transport in Martin, Ill. He was of the Protestant belief...
Herbert Self (02/18/02)
WYATT - Herbert Marshall Self, 76, died at 1:12 p.m. Feb. 16, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 1, 1925, in Mississippi County, son of the late Charles Watson and Katie Katherine Mizer Self, he was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County. A member of the Wyatt Baptist Church, he retired in 1988 from the Burkhart Company in Cairo, Ill...
Scott Waters (02/18/02)
SIKESTON - Wallace E. "Scott" Waters, 80, died Feb. 15, 2002, at his home. Born Aug. 21, 1921, in Matthews, son of the late Leroy David and Effie Mainord Waters, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. He served in the U.S. Army with a field artillery unit in Italy during World War II for which he was awarded a Bronze Star. A former mayor of Matthews, he earned a degree in agribusiness from the University of Missouri and was vice president of production credit...
Vesteen Taylor (02/18/02)
ESSEX - Vesteen Taylor, 81, died Feb. 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 16, 1920, in Manilla, Ark, he was the son of the late Sam and Mary Elizabeth Woody Taylor. On March 4, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., he married Mary Juanita Quick who survives of the home...
Fred Aduddell (02/18/02)
ZEIGLER, Ill. - Fred Ray Aduddell, 72, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 3:30 a.m. Feb. 15, 2002, at his home. Born Jan. 20, 1930, in Herrin, son of the late Ray and Vivian Vaughn Aduddell, he owned and operated Aduddell Distribution and the Circle A Leasing Company in Zeigler. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War...
Meridell Vanlandingham (02/18/02)
SIKESTON - Meridell Vanlandingham, 84, died Feb. 17, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where visitation is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
Sally McKinney (02/18/02)
JEFFERSON CITY - Sally Azilee McKinney, 83, died Feb. 17, 2002, at St. Joseph's Home for the Aged. Born Oct. 12, 1918, in Fayette County, Ala., daughter of the late James P. and Anne-Orpha Elizabeth Perry Jones, she graduated in 1938 from Matthews High School in Matthews. ...
Mildred Crowe (02/18/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Mildred E. Crowe, 92, who died Feb. 14, 2002, were: Dalton Becker, G.B. Ritchey, Bill Furguson, Franklin Allstun, Jerry Burleson and Tim Flowers.
James Stokes (02/18/02)
MORLEY - James A. Stokes, 77, died Feb. 17, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Casey Linley (02/18/02)
SIKESTON - Casey Melissa Linley, daughter of Michael and Deanna Mills Linley, died at birth Feb. 14, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff. Survivors in addition to her parents include: three brothers, Blake, Bryce and Brandon of the home; four sisters, Misty, Brittany, Breanna and Josie of the home; maternal grandparents, Bud and Sandra Mills of Sikeston; paternal grandparents, Owen and Margie McKnight of Jonesboro, Ark...
Donald Patterson (02/18/02)
DEXTER - Donald Wayne Patterson, 71, died Feb. 17, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Sept. 19, 1930, in Rector, Ark., son of the late John Wesley and Irene Howe Patterson, he retired as a truck driver for a frozen foods company. Survivors include: one son, Randy Patterson of Dudley; two daughters, Linda Sullivan of Clarkston, Mich., and Connie Honkoski-Meridian of Colorado, Idaho; two brothers, Paul Patterson of Flint, Mich., and Ray Patterson of Kalkaska, Mich.; two sisters, Eutha Bradshaw of Cross Hill, S.C., and Patricia Samuelson of Fostoria, Mich.; and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Sarah Adams (02/18/02)
DIEHLSTADT - Sarah Louise Adams, 35, died at 1:53 p.m. Feb. 17, 2002, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born July 4, 1966, in Charleston, daughter of Alfred Edward and Glenda Mae Carter Murphy of Diehlstadt, she lived in the Diehlstadt area most of her life and had been employed by the Good Humor-Breyers South Line plant for eight years. She was of the Baptist belief...
Cecil Robbins (02/28/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Cecil "Skipper" Robbins, 55, who died Feb. 25, 2002, were: Buddy James, Chuck Poeppelmeyer, Raymond Morse, Tom Christian, Al Wilson and Don Henson.
Forrest Johnson (02/28/02)
DEXTER - Forrest F. "Radio" and "Magic" Johnson, 85, died Feb. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 25, 1916, at Elvins, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. He served four years with the 6th Division, 20th Infantry, Company K of the U.S. ...
Mildred Crowe (02/15/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Mildred E. Crowe, 92, died Feb. 14, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. Born April 6, 1909, in Dexter, daughter of the late Emerson A. and Rena Ross Patterson, she was a member of the Church of Christ and was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County...
Jessie Sanders (02/15/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - Jessie Belle Sanders, 102, died Feb. 14, 2002, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born July 14, 1899, in Middle, Tenn., daughter of the late Perry and Margaret Davidson Hickman, she attended the Pentecostal Church in Marston. She was married to Bose Threlkeld, who died on Feb. 27, 1974...
Eddie Jones (02/15/02)
DEXTER - Eddie Jones, 49, died Feb. 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 10, 1952, in St. Louis, son of the late Paul N. and Juanita Duke Jones, he was a gun refinisher. Survivors include one brother, Brad LeRoy Jones of Dexter, and one sister, Sheila Matney of Dexter...
Delores Mansell (02/15/02)
ORAN - Delores Ann Mansell, 67, died at 12:15 a.m. Feb. 14, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 22, 1934, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Robert Mansell and Mariam Phillips Scott, she retired as a phone sales representative for Window Sales Companies in St. Louis...
Scott Waters (02/15/02)
SIKESTON - Scott Waters, 80, died Feb. 15, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Robert Hency (02/20/02)
SPRINGDALE, Ark. - Rev. Robert Dean Hency, 75, died at 9:10 a.m. Feb. 18, 2002, at his home. Born Aug. 2, 1926, in Oran, son of the late Elmer and Elba Simmons Hency Sr., he was a petty officer with the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. ...
Harvey Moore (02/20/02)
SIKESTON - The Rev. Harvey T. Moore, 67, died Feb. 16, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Aug. 22, 1934, in Mississippi, son of the late Bryant and Josephine Stewart Moore, he lived in Missouri for more than 55 years. He was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church and a Baptist minister...
Carl Bailey (02/20/02)
SIKESTON - Carl Henry Bailey, 74, died Feb. 18, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 3, 1927, in Aid, son of the late Jess and Lena Marie Clark Bailey, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. He owned and operated Bailey's Electronics until retiring and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War...
George Champion (02/20/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - George Champion, 67, died Feb. 19, 2002, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital at Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home.
Richard Carr (02/20/02)
CHARLESTON - Richard Carr, 76, died at 1 a.m. Feb. 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. McMikle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Geneva Mainord (02/20/02)
BURKLEY, Ky. - Geneva Olene Mainord, 64, died Feb. 17, 2002, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Born Sept. 26, 1937, daughter of the late Claude Owens and Virginia Avery Roberts, she was a member of the Crow Congregational Methodist Church in Matthews, Mo., and Order of the Eastern Star in Bardwell...
Lawrence Thornton (02/19/02)
MALDEN - Lawrence V. Thornton, 64, died Feb. 19, 2002, at Three Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Calvin Bohannon (02/20/02)
CHARLESTON - Calvin Lawrence Bohannon, 78, died at 6:50 a.m. Feb. 19, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 14, 1923, at Dogwood, son of the late Grover Lawrence and Celia Ann Brodhacker Bohannon, he had lived in Charleston for the past 47 years. A retired farmer, he served his community as a Little League Baseball coach, Boy Scout Leader, St. Henry High School basketball timer and most recently on the Calvary Cemetery Board of Directors...
Lottie Harkness (02/19/02)
ACORN RIDGE - Lottie Harkness, 94, died Feb. 18, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Nov. 1, 1907, near Puxico, daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Alice Hodge Baker, she was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County and moved to Acorn Ridge in 1962...
William Tidwell (02/20/02)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - William Andrew Tidwell, son of Roger and Deborah Lofton Tidwell, died at birth Feb. 15, 2002, at Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital. Survivors in addition to his parents include: one sister, Alyssa Tidwell of the home; his paternal grandparents, Z.E. and Ann Tidwell of Sikeston, Mo.; maternal grandfather, Larry Lofton of East Prairie, Mo.; maternal great-grandparents, Wanda Hall of Immokalee, Fla., and Billy Watson of East Prairie; and several aunts and uncles...
Melvin Felty (02/20/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Melvin J. Felty, 72, died Feb. 12, 2002, at his home. Born Jan. 19, 1930, in Benton, son of the late Oda and Zora Dell Wagoner Felty, he was an assembler for the Chrysler Corporation in Fenton and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War...
George Champion (02/21/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - George J. Champion, 68, died Feb. 19, 2002, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Oct. 12, 1933, in Oxford, Miss., son of Eavie Smith Champion Reid of Portageville and the late Norman J. Champion, he was a veteran of U.S. Air Force Military Police...
Richard Carr (02/21/02)
CHARLESTON - Richard H. Carr, 76, died at 1 a.m. Feb. 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 1, 1925, in Charleston, son of the late Thomas Wellington and Agnes Kettel Carr, he was a lifelong resident of Charleston where he was assistant city manager for many years before retiring in 1968. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus in Charleston...
Lottie Harkness (02/21/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Lottie Harkness, 94, who died Feb. 18, 2002, were: Edward Parsley, David Hawthorne, Clay Faries, Chad Hawthorne, Bill Stroud and Russell Taylor.
Ernestene Marion (02/21/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Margaret Ernestene Marion, 63, of Lilbourn, who died Feb. 18, 2002, were: Joe Elrod, Jake Fisher, Scott Foster, Russell Marion, Jason Hunt and Kaceshus Hill...
Hubert McDonald (02/21/02)
CHALMETTE, La. - William H. "Hubert" McDonald, 77, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 19, 2002, in Chalmette. Born May 18, 1924, in Double Springs, Ala., son of the late William and Anna McDonald, he was a retired truck driver and veteran of World War II...
Calvin Bohannon (02/21/02)
CHARLESTON - Calvin Lawrence Bohannon, 78, died at 6:50 a.m. Feb. 19, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 14, 1923, at Dogwood, son of the late Grover Lawrence and Celia Ann Brodhacker Bohannon, he had lived in Charleston for the past 47 years. A retired farmer, he served his community as a Little League Baseball coach, Boy Scout Leader, St. Henry High School basketball timer and most recently on the Calvary Cemetery Board of Directors...
Dolly Brown (02/21/02)
SIKESTON - Dolly Georgean Brown, 80, died at 7:20 a.m. Feb. 21, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Dec. 28, 1921, in Sikeston, daughter of the late John Franklin and Milbrey Collins Little, she was of the Pentecostal belief. Her husband, Virble Brown, preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1988...
Martha Williams (02/24/02)
LIBERTY, Texas - Martha Ann Pullum Williams, 90, died Feb. 21, 2002, at the Liberty-Dayton Hospital. Born Aug. 28, 1911, in Essex, daughter of the late Herbert and Serena McCoy Pullum, she was a former resident of Essex, Malden and Dexter, Mo. Survivors include: two sons, Cletus Ray Parris of Cleveland and Billy Joe Pope of Festus, Mo.; three daughters, Evelyn Jane Moore of Liberty, Shirley Maxine Fadler of Barnhart, Mo., and Delores Ann Corlew of Clarkton, Mo.; three brothers, Lloyd Pullum of Dexter, Floyd Pullum of Malden and Leo Pullum of Essex; one sister, Dorothy Wilson of Overland, Mo.; and 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.. ...
Wallace Brown (02/22/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - Wallace Brown, 94, died at 11:55 p.m. Feb. 21, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 10, 1907, at Smart Station, Tenn., son of the late William Isaac and Daisy May Dunham Brown, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. ...
Lawrence Thornton (02/22/02)
MALDEN - Lawrence V. Thornton, 64, died Feb. 18, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born June 20, 1937, at Oran, son of the last Jonas and Idell Lewis Thornton, he was a retired farmer and attended Mount Calvary Church in Parma...
Sylvester Kellum (02/22/02)
NEW MADRID - Sylvester Kellum, 52, died Feb. 17, 2002, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Born May 6, 1949, in New Madrid, son of Alberta George Kellum of New Madrid and the late Eugene Kellum, he was a farmer. Survivors in addition to his mother include: one son, Andra Patterson of Marston; one daughter, Lannie Patterson of St. ...
Tessie Reynolds (02/22/02)
CHAFFEE - Tessie Pearl Reynolds, 95, died Feb. 21, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home...
James Greer (02/22/02)
PARMA - James Lee Greer, 56, died Feb. 21, 2002, at Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 12, 1945, in Sunflower County, Miss., he was the son of Lillie Mae McCan Greer Wright of Parma and the late Willie Morris Greer. Other survivors include: one daughter, Cynthia Denise Thatch of Champaign, Ill.; five brothers, Sidney Gaines and Edward Wright of Burlington, Iowa, Davie Wright Sr. ...
Earl Hume (02/24/02)
DEXTER - The Rev. Earl Hume, 91, died Feb. 22, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born July 20, 1910, at Dexter, son of the late Charlie and Nancy Jane Fortner Hume, he lived in Michigan where he built a church for 30 years before moving to Dexter in 1972. He was a member of the Second General Baptist Church and had served as pastor for several area churches...
Bud Layton (02/22/02)
DEXTER - H.L. "Bud" Layton, 75, died Feb. 21, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Lela Layton (02/25/02)
CANALOU - Lela Lawson Layton died Feb. 24, 2002, at the National Healthcare Center in Kennett. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Cora Masters (02/25/02)
SIKESTON - Cora Bell Masters, 95, died at 6:55 a.m. Feb. 25, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 10, 1907, in Princeton, Ky., daughter of the late William and Sarah Couch Harbison, she worked at the Sikeston Laundry and Dry Cleaners for 20 years and had been employed by the El Capri Restaurant and Rustic Rock Inn. She was of the General Baptist belief and attended Smith Avenue Church of God...
Jerry Powell (02/25/02)
WARRENTON - Jerry Powell, 63, formerly of Puxico, died Feb. 25, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Raymond Stewart (02/25/02)
DEXTER - Raymond F. Stewart, 89, died Feb. 23, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Nov. 6, 1912, at Garnett, Kan., son of the late Fletcher and Cora Garrison Stewart, he was a member, trustee, Sunday school superintendent, church treasurer, Sunday school secretary and adult class teacher at Sugar Tree General Baptist Church. He worked as a driver and shop foreman for the Hart Truck Line for 30 years before retiring...
William Boner (02/25/02)
BLOOMFIELD - William Borden Boner, 87, died Feb. 22, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 10, 1914, in Mulkeytown, Ill., son of the late Harry Ephram and Ola Belle Borden Boner, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Baptist belief...
William Holleman (02/25/02)
EAST PRAIRIE - William Holleman, 95, died at 6:35 a.m. Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home.
Tessie Reynolds (02/24/02)
CHAFFEE - Tessie Pearl Reynolds, 95, died at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 2002, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born July 2, 1906, in Chaffee, daughter of the late Jesse Robert and Columbia Arbelle Proffer Wilkinson, she was a member of the General Baptist Church at Crump...
Glenda Brown (02/25/02)
ANNISTON - Glenda Dianne Brown, 49, died at 11 a.m. Feb. 24, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 17, 1952, in East Prairie, daughter of Ruth Johnson of Matthews and the late Robert Johnson, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life. She was a cook for the East Prairie Nursing Center and of the Pentecostal belief...
Bud Layton (02/24/02)
DEXTER - Harold "Bud" Layton, 75, died Feb. 21, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born June 9, 1926, in Malden, son of the late William B. and Elsie Tuttle Layton, he was a construction superintendent for Brown Construction in Dexter for 25 years...
J.W. Coke (02/25/02)
ANNISTON - J.W. Coke, 86, died at 8:18 p.m. Feb. 23, 2002, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born July 15, 1915, in Bell City, son of the late Frank and Ella Kittle Coke, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. A retired mechanic and U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was of the Pentecostal belief...
Leonard Larson (02/25/02)
DEXTER - Leonard E. Larson Jr., 65, died Feb. 23, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Nov. 24, 1936, in Bertha, Minn., son of Angeline Hosna Carlson of Parkers Praire, Minn., and the late Leonard E. Larson Sr., he retired as a federal meat inspector for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He served with the U.S. Army in Korea and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Dexter...
Larry Butts (02/25/02)
BILOXI, Miss. - Larry Dale Butts, 60, died Feb. 22, 2002, in Biloxi. Born Aug. 10, 1941, in Kirksville, son of Dorthea Butts and the late Lee Alfred Butts, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and former resident of St. Joseph, Mo. His wife, Shirley Chaney Butts, survives of the home...
Noel Orr (02/12/02)
ORAN - Noel C. Orr, 82, died Feb. 8, 2002, at the Marymont Nursing Home in Eureka. Arrangements are pending at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, where visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday with parish prayers at 6:30 p.m. and Knights of Columbus prayers at 7 p.m...
Dubb Widner (02/12/02)
PORTAGEVILLE - J.W. "Dubb" Widner, 84, died Feb. 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 6, 1917, in Dell, Ark., son of the late John and Kitty Avitts Widner, he was a farmer and former secretary of the Farm Bureau. A 32nd Degree Mason and York Rite, he was a member of the Oldham Masonic Lodge and First United Methodist Church in Portageville...
Floyd Grissom (02/12/02)
DEXTER - Floyd Edmond Grissom, 84, died Feb. 7, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Aug. 4, 1917, in Mount Pleasant, Ark., son of the late William Silas and Ollie Wolford Grissom, he was a custodian for Intertherm Heating and Cooling in St. Louis before retiring and was of the Baptist belief...
Lilly Yount (02/12/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston for Lilly Elizabeth Heyde Yount, 86, who died February 6, 2002, will be: Lee Bowman, Jim Buck, Bill Burch, Robert Parsons, Jim Ponder, Sam Potashnick, Harry Sharp and Phil Tidwell. Honorary pallbearers will be: David Bowman, Rick Brandom, Edward Fuchs, John Harper, Joe Hunter, Dr. John Kendig, Joe McCord, P.J. Ponder, Charles Sander and Bill Sharp...
Idell Albrecht (02/12/02)
SCOTT CITY - Sara Idell Albrecht, 83, died at 10:45 a.m. Feb. 7, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 28, 1918, in Earth County, Texas, daughter of the late John Lester and Pearl Pryor Crouch, she was a member of Eisleben Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid of the church...
Cecil Keller (02/12/02)
MALDEN - The Rev. Cecil Graden Keller Sr., 75, died Feb. 10, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born Aug. 18, 1926, in Bernie, son of the late Sam and Myrtle Embry Keller, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He became a General Baptist minister in 1963 and has served churches in Missouri, Arkansas and Michigan, and was the present pastor of Parma General Baptist Church where he was a member...
Alexia Lewis (02/14/02)
SIKESTON - Alexia Janis Lewis, 11-month-old daughter of Rick and Samantha Gibbs Lewis, died unexpectedly Feb. 10, 2002, at her home. Born March 8, 2001, in Sikeston, she is also survived by two brothers, Rick Lewis Jr. and O'Shea Lewis of Sikeston; four sisters, Hilary Lewis, Malondra Lewis, Nastassia Lewis and her twin, Alexis Lewis, all of Sikeston; paternal grandmother, Emma Lewis of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Nellie Gibbs and Bobby Williams of Sikeston; and her maternal great-grandmothers, Hattie Gibbs and Florida Williams of Sikeston.. ...
Lonnie Cole (02/14/02)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Alonzo "Lonnie" Cole, 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 10, 2002, at the Carriage Manor Nursing Home in Goshen. Born Dec. 29, 1919, in Scott County, Mo., son of the late Ollie and Rowena Heacox Cole Sr., he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a long distance truck driver for many years before retiring...
Bill Evans (02/14/02)
MORROW, Ohio - Elvis "Bill" Evans, 83, died Feb. 12, 2002, at the Bethesda North Hospital. Born Feb. 2, 1919, in Bloomfield, son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Addie Ann Chasteen Evans, he was a welder for General Motors for 30 years before retiring in 1976 and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Morrow VFW, Lebanon American Legion and Lebanon Senior Citizens Group...
Mildred Crowe (02/15/02)
BLOOMFIELD - Mildred E. Crowe, 92, died Feb. 14, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. Born April 6, 1909, in Dexter, daughter of the late Emerson A. and Rena Ross Patterson, she was a member of the Church of Christ and was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County...
Aline Vaughan (02/12/02)
ROWLETT, Texas - Florence Aline Vaughan, 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 8, 2002, at the Lake Point Medical Center in Rowlett. She was born March 6, 1919, in Jackson, Miss., and on Feb. 24, 1936, she married Richard Vaughan who preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 1996...
Sydnea Rhodes (02/12/02)
ORAN - Sydnea Elizabeth Rhodes, 5-month-old daughter of Tony Allen Rhodes and Bobbie Denise Schwepker of Oran, died Feb. 6, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born Aug. 27, 2001, in Cape Girardeau...
Ada Cotner (02/12/02)
DEXTER - Ada P. Cotner, 89, died Feb. 9, 2002, at the Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville, Ala. Born Jan. 17, 1913, in Dexter, daughter of the late Ambrose L. and Alullian Hull Pruitt, she was an obstetrics nurse at the Poe Clinic before retiring and member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Elfreda Crane (02/12/02)
DEXTER - Elfreda Mae Crane, 83, died Feb. 10, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born July 17, 1918, in Dexter, daughter of the late Henry and Nellie Norman Duley Jr., she was a member of the Church of God in St. Charles. She had been employed by Elder Manufacturing and had been a consultant for Beverly Enterprises before retiring...
Paul Glancy (02/12/02)
SIKESTON - Paul W. Glancy, 81, died Feb. 7, 2002, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Oct. 9, 1920, in Pennsylvania, he retired as a self-employed carpenter and was a sergeant with the U.S. Army during World War II. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Paul Moehrle of Pennsylvania; and one nephew, Don Baker of Sikeston...
Dallas Waldo (02/12/02)
MATTHEWS - Dallas R. Waldo, 68, died at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 2002, at his daughter's home near East Prairie. Born Jan. 17, 1934, in Crossville, Tenn., son of the late Robert Lee and Lucy Ann Cox Waldo, he lived in Matthews and East Prairie most of his life. He was a retired electrician and carpenter and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Glenn Eldridge (02/14/02)
CHAFFEE - Glenn Eldridge, 75, died at 12:10 a.m. Feb. 13, 2002, at his home. Born Dec. 20, 1926, in Chaffee, son of the late John and Ethel Mae Carnell Eldridge, he was a mill superintendent for Cape Grain and CGB in Cape Girardeau before retiring. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church and past master of Masonic Lodge 615 in Chaffee...
Gary Howell (02/14/02)
MARBLE HILL - Gary Lynn Howell, 38, formerly of Scott City, died at 8:55 p.m. Feb. 12, 2002, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 4, 1963, in Farmington, son of LaNelle Ruth Holmes Howell of Scott City and the late Carl Dean Howell Sr., he was a heavy equipment operator and member of Eisleben Lutheran Church...
Dessa Fowler (02/12/02)
SIKESTON - Dessa Rhea Fowler, 84, died Feb. 11, 2002, at her home. Born Aug. 26, 1917, in Carbon Hill, Ala., daughter of the late James and Minnie Stovall Kitchen, she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and co-founder of the Women's Aglow ministry in Sikeston. She had taught school in a one-room schoolhouse in Cross County, Ark., for many years and later worked for the International Shoe Company before retiring in 1968...