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Obituaries from June 2004

Andrew Reed (06/24/04)
DEXTER - Andrew Franklin Reed, 88, died June 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 10, 1915, at Powe, son of the late Herman and Tessie Owens Reed, he had been employed in the body shop of General Motors in Pontiac, Mich...
Robert Wheatley (06/24/04)
ANNISTON - Robert Eugene Wheatley, 68, formerly of East Prairie, died June 23, 2004, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Marina Klipfel (06/24/04)
ORAN - Marina Lorena Klipfel, 82, died June 23, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born March 27, 1922, in New Hamburg, daughter of the late Joseph Nicholas and Coletta Theresa Baudendistel Welter, she retired as a machine operator for the Carr Binding Company in Oran and was later a teacher's aide at Oran Elementary School. ...
Norma Wilson (06/24/04)
SIKESTON - Norma D. Wilson, 39, died June 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ava Maudlin (06/24/04)
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. - Ava Jewell Maudlin, 92, died June 22, 2004, at her home. Born April 3, 1912, in Paragould, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Fonza and Alice Riggs Bryant. On May 22, 1930, in Dryden, Ark., she married Ogal Maudlin who preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1985...
Dorothy Richards (06/24/04)
ORAN - Dorothy K. Richards, 74, died June 23, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Kyri and Lazan Balentine (06/25/04)
CHARLESTON - Lazan Tanette Balentine, 32, and her 4-year-old son, Kyri Savignon White-Balentine, died June 17, 2004, at their home in Charleston. Born Sept. 14, 1971, in Chicago, Lazan Balentine was the daughter of Herbert and Geraldine Smith Balentine. She had lived in Chicago most of her life. About a year ago, she moved to Charleston and was an occupational therapist...
Diane Wilson (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Norma Diane Wilson, 39, died June 24, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau due to complications from heart surgery. Born Dec. 4, 1964, in St. Louis, daughter of Evelyn Webb of Dexter and the late Eddie Webb, she was a 1983 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. After serving in the U.S. Army, she became a professional driver for Associated Couriers Inc. and was a member of the Rauch-Spence Memorial Methodist Church...
William Arnold (06/25/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday in the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for William P. Arnold, 76, who died June 20, 2004, were: Pete Johnson Mayberry, Jeff Johnson, Jason Hahn, Darren McIntosh, Steve Dixon and Jaye Butler.
Betty Williams (06/25/04)
SIKESTON - Betty L. "Peachey" Rundel Williams, 60, died June 23, 2004, at Baptist Memorial East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Nov. 24, 1943, in St. Louis, daughter of Margaret Portel Rundel of Pevely and the late Loran Rundel, she attended Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston...
Barbara Holmes (06/25/04)
HILLSBORO, Ill. - Barbara Lee Holmes, 53, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 2:39 a.m. June 24, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 9, 1950, in East Prairie, daughter of the late James and Vivian Owens Christian, she lived in Hillsboro since 1974 and was a housekeeper for the Hillsboro Hospital for about 10 years...
Dorothy Richards (06/25/04)
ORAN - Dorothy Catherine Richards, 74, died at 7:19 p.m. June 23, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 31, 1929, in Martinville, Ark., daughter of the late Talbert and Addie Herring Lovelady, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran...
Robert Wheatley (06/25/04)
ANNISTON - Robert Eugene Wheatley, 68, died at 4 p.m. June 23, 2004, at his residence. Born Aug. 17, 1935, in New Madrid County, son of the late Robert "Red Bob" and Beatrice Redfering Wheatley, he was a retired welder. He had lived most of his life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Lenora Smith (06/23/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Lenora Smith, 85, who died June 19, 2004, were: Johnny Bunch, Steven Bunch, Brandon Bunch, Todd Payne, Kent Noyes and Roger Jordan.
Sue Ford (06/23/04)
ADVANCE - Marilyn "Sue" Ford, 56, died June 21, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 16, 1947, in Wayne County, daughter of the late Earnest and Etta Marie Hovis Abernathy, she was a cook for Advance Schools and member of Bethel General Baptist Church near Advance...
Dale Lane (06/23/04)
SIKESTON - Dale Lane, 55, died June 21, 2004, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Feb. 11, 1949, son of Mary Duncan Lane of Dexter and the late Walter Eugene Lane, he was a truck driver for Schneider Transport and member of Tanner Street Church of God in Sikeston...
Lee Davis (06/23/04)
CHARLESTON - Lee Henry "Duck" Davis, 68, died June 19, 2004, at his home. Born June 27, 1935, in Wyatt, son of the late Solomon and Maggie Ingram Davis, he was a retired farmer and lifelong resident of Mississippi County. He was a member of the House of Prayer World Outreach Center in Charleston...
Marina Klipfel (06/23/04)
ORAN - Marina Klipfel, 82, died June 23, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Andrew Davis (06/29/04)
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. - Andrew Dalton "Slim" Davis, 84, died June 26, 2004, at his home. Born May 18, 1920, in Florence, Ala., son of the late William T. and Mary Wright Davis he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired as a machine operator for Auto Specialties...
Lucy Kelley (06/29/04)
DEXTER - Lucy Jane Kelley, 83, died June 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 13, 1921 in Doniphan, daughter of the late Thomas and Lucy Jane Terry Pulliam, she had lived in the Bloomfield and Dexter areas all her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter...
Eula Hill (06/30/04)
SIKESTON - Eula Mae Hill, 95, died June 24, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 12, 1908, in Guntown, Miss., daughter of the late Will and Roxie Clark Hardges, she lived in Missouri for more than 70 years. She was co-owner of Hill's Grocery Store before retiring and was a member of West End Missionary Baptist Church since 1942, where she served on the Usher Board and Mothers Board. She also played the piano for several area churches and was a member of the Goodwill Club...
Allie Dunavant (06/30/04)
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. - Allie Vee Dunavant, 77, died June 25, 2004, in a Hot Springs hospital. Born Aug. 5, 1926, at Lepanto, daughter of the late Henry and Allie Boland Denton, she was a member of the Mountainside Methodist Church in Hot Springs Village...
Harold B. Ellis (06/30/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Harold Benjamin Ellis, 82, died June 29, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston after an extended illness. He was born April 30, 1922, in East Prairie to James Ellis and Frona Orsborn Ellis, who preceded him in death. On Oct. 25, 1943, in East Prairie, he married the love of his life, Nina Douglas. To this union three children were born...
Brittany Tipler (06/30/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Brittany Renee Tipler, 14, died June 27, 2004, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Wyatt. Born Sept. 11, 1989, in Sikeston, daughter of Robbie Ray and Norma Jean Jones Tipler, she was a freshman in East Prairie Public Schools, where she was active in girl's basketball and track. ...
Julius Fair (06/30/04)
LILBURN, Ga. - Julius Fair, 84, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died June 24, 2004. Born Jan. 5, 1920, in Cairo, Ill., son of the late Dan and Gertrude Fair, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was the recipient of three Bronze Stars. He was a mechanic and owned and operated Julius' Garage until 1970. He then worked for Breuderman's Grocery Store until retiring in 1999. A founder of The Ten Tall Ones Club in Charleston, he also had served as the club's president...
Shantez Yates (06/30/04)
KEVIL, Ky. - Shantez Yates, died June 27, 2004, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today in Kevil. Williams Funeral Home of Charleston, Mo., is in charge of local arrangements.
Janice Hasty (06/28/04)
SIKESTON - Janice F. Hasty, 59, died June 27, 2004, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born March 12, 1945, in Buchanan, Tenn., daughter of Velda Alton of Puryear, Tenn., and the late Hubert Alton, she was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church...
James Eby (06/28/04)
WHITEWATER - James A. Eby, 92, died at 10:50 a.m. June 26, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 30, 1911, in New Madrid County, son of the late Elmer Enoch and Viola Ann McFadden Eby, he was a retired self-employed farmer and member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Floy Lowery (06/28/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Floy Marie Lowery, 90, died at 2:30 a.m. June 27, 2004, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born June 15, 1914, at Scott City, daughter of the late Joseph and Jessie Mayfield Gottlob, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Garry McLard (06/28/04)
CHAFFEE - Garry Wayne McLard, 37, died at 5:40 a.m. June 26, 2004, at Rockview, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Aug. 26, 1966, in Kennett, son of Mike McLard of Chaffee and the late Genoa Ann Williams McLard, he was a maintenance worker for the QC Corporation in Cape Girardeau...
Lucy Kelley (06/28/04)
DEXTER - Lucy Kelley died June 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ioleene Musgrave (06/28/04)
DEXTER - Ioleene Virgene Musgrave, 83, died June 26, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 16, 1920, at Ridgemont, Ill., daughter of the late John and Sarah Oliver Frame, she was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter...
Linda Pierson (06/22/04)
NEW MADRID -- Linda Maynard Pierson, 49, died June 19, 2004, at her home in New Madrid. Born Oct. 22, 1954, in Grafton, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Joseph John and Virginia Vincent Maynard. Her husband, Mosley Thomas Chappell, preceded her in death. Survivors include: one son, Joseph John Chappell Sr. of New Madrid; four brothers, three sisters and five grandchildren; and a special friend, James Gordon Stanley Jr. of New Madrid...
Bobby Wrather (06/22/04)
CANALOU -- Robert Earl "Bobby" Wrather, 59, died at 8:30 a.m. June 20, 2004, at his home on the farm he loved near Canalou. Born March 24, 1945, in Sikeston, he was the son of Billie Sue Wrather Sharp of Canalou and the late Earlin "Dude" Wrather. A 1964 graduate of Lilbourn High School, he was a retired farmer and construction worker. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Matthews and Eagles Aerie 3319 of Sikeston...
Sally Smith (06/22/04)
DES ARC - Sally A. Smith, 55, died June 20, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 9, 1948, in Topeka, Kan., daughter of the late Jessie James and Pearl Marie McCormick Smith, she was of the Catholic belief and was a caregiver for senior citizens...
William Arnold (06/22/04)
SIKESTON - William Pierce Arnold, 76, died at 11:50 a.m. June 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 27, 1927, in Steele, son of the late Rice and Reba Copeland Arnold, he graduated from Sikeston High School in 1945 and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He worked as the general sales manager for the Union 76 Petroleum Company Truck Stop and served in the U.S. Army...
Edd Massey (06/22/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at Bethel Baptist Church for Thomas Edd Massey, 87, who died June 16, 2004, were: Tim Massey, Gary Massey, Donald Massey, James Fields, Mike Massey, Joey Massey, Mark Massey, Chester Stroud and John Massey...
Thelma Moss (06/22/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday for Thelma "Trip" Moss, 83, who died June 15, 2004, were: Clayton Reed, Derek McKown, Chris Heacox, Mike Triplett, Gary Johnson and Walter L. Moss. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements...
Laveda Stepp (06/22/04)
ADVANCE -- Laveda Annette Stepp, 67, died June 21, 2004, at her home. Born Oct. 18, 1936, at Advance, daughter of the late Dudley and Ida Miller McCullough, she retired as a seamstress for the International Hat Factory in Marble Hill, where she worked for 27 years. She attended the Assembly of God Church in Greenbrier...
Walter Lane (06/22/04)
SIKESTON - Walter Dale Lane, 55, died June 21, 2004, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ross James (06/22/04)
DEXTER - Ross B. James, 85, died June 20, 2004, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born June 19, 1918, at Jasper, Ark., son of the late Chester A. and Walice Rutledge James, he was a member of the Essex First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for the past 54 years, and was a self-employed farmer...
Christine McMillen (06/21/04)
CHARLESTON -- Mahala "Christine" McMillen, 77, died at 11:33 a.m. June 19, 2004, at her home in Charleston. Born July 30, 1926, in Biggers, Ark., daughter of the late David Leroy and Nola Cordelia Belcher Hill, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life, where she attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Charleston...
Patty Thomason (06/21/04)
BLOOMFIELD - Patty Ann Thomason, 52, died June 18, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 3, 1951, in Lilbourn, daughter of Wilda Horn Menley of Dexter and the late Harry Jack Lamb, she was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ...
Lenora Smith (06/21/04)
DEXTER - Lenora Smith, 85, died June 19, 2004, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter. Born July 8, 1918, in Hornersville to the late Luther and Bessie Eaker Gooch, she had lived in Essex most of her life moving to Dexter 17 years ago. ...
Diana McGowan (06/21/04)
BERNIE - Diana Lynn Durham McGowan, 47, died June 18, 2004 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born at Dexter on Feb. 8, 1957, to Donald and Marlin Hillyard Durham of Bernie, she was a clerk at Arvinmeritor in Dexter. A member of the First Assembly of God Church at Malden, she was a substitute Sunday school teacher...
Bobby Wrather (06/21/04)
CANALOU -- Robert Earl "Bobby" Wrather, 59, died at 8:30 a.m. June 20, 2004, at his home on the farm he loved near Canalou. Born March 24, 1945, in Sikeston, son of Billie Sue Wrather Sharp of Canalou and the late Earlin "Dude" Wrather. A 1964 graduate of Lilbourn High School, he was a retired farmer and construction worker. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Matthews and a member of the Eagles Lodge Aerie 3319 of Sikeston...
William Arnold (06/21/04)
SIKESTON - William P. Arnold, 76, died June 20, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Sally Smith (06/21/04)
DES ARC -- Sally A. Smith, 55, died June 20, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Allan Davidson (06/21/04)
SIKESTON - Floyd Allan Davidson, 45, died at 8:24 p.m. June 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 30, 1959, in Sikeston, son of Shirley J. Davidson Miller of Sikeston and the late James A. Davidson, he was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 26 years. He was a member of Tanner Street Church of God, played on the church softball and basketball teams and was also a participant in the bowling league at the Sikeston Bowling Center...
William Lawson (06/21/04)
DEXTER - William H. Lawson died June 19, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter. Born in Paducah, Ky., to the late John William Lawson and Lillie Davis Lawson, he was a mbmer of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter. He was a 40-year member of Gideon's International where he was past president of the Dexter Camp and a past president of the Dexter Kiwanis Club...
Ross James (06/21/04)
DEXTER -- Ross B. James, 85, died June 20, 2004, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Thomas Carle (06/20/04)
MIAMISBURG, Ohio - Thomas Franklin Carle, 62, died June 16, 2004, at the Hospice Center in Dayton. Born March 13, 1942, in West Palm Beach, Fla., son of the late Homer Franklin and Virginia Stafford Carle, he was raised in Houston, Texas, and retired from AT&T. He was a member of Eagles Aerie 2306 in Miamisburg...
Dora Warren (06/20/04)
BERNIE - Dora Bates Warren, 85, died June 18, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born June 26, 1918, in Bernie, daughter of the late James Sylvester and Martha Emeline English Bates, she was a member of the Bernie United Methodist Church...
Joan Schwartz (06/20/04)
SCOTT CITY - Ruth "Joan" Schwartz, 73, died at 3:10 a.m. June 18, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 24, 1930, in Yankton, S.D., daughter of the late James Frank and Alyce Ellen Fallon Ross, she was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso...
Diana McGowan (06/20/04)
BERNIE - Diana L. McGowan, 47, died June 18, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Cody Phillips (06/20/04)
MORLEY - Cody Lynn Phillips, 3-year-old son of Daniel Lynn and Angelia Marie Glueck Phillips, died at 5:45 p.m. June 17, 2004, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran. Born Aug. 9, 2000, in Cape Girardeau, he is also survived by two brothers, Nathaniel Phillips and Brayden Phillips of the home; his paternal grandparents, Don and Joan Phillips of Oak Ridge; his maternal grandfather, Marvin Glueck of Oran; and maternal great-grandmothers, Jacqueline McAtee of Greenville and Vernita Schott of Oran.. ...
Earl Obermann (06/18/04)
CHAFFEE - Earl Leon Obermann Jr., 52, died at 5:10 p.m. June 16, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 19, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Earl Leon and Virginia Marie Estes Obermann Sr., he was a forklift operator for the Dana Corporation in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810 and Advance Eagles Aerie 4154...
Allen Howard (06/18/04)
SIKESTON - Allen Louis Howard, 53, died June 15, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 1, 1951 in Memphis, Tenn., son of Florence Howard of Sikeston and the late George Howard, he was a member of Greer's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. His wife, Carolyn Faye Howard, survives of Jonesboro, Ark...
Fred Golightly (06/20/04)
CHAFFEE - Fred Golightly, 83, died at 2 p.m. June 18, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 16, 1921, in Chaffee, son of the late Otto and Maude Doughty Golightly, he retired as a fleet mechanic for the Central Food Packing Company in Cape Girardeau. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the First Baptist Church and VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Minnie Gadberry (06/07/04)
ORAN -- Minnie Alice Gadberry, 85, died at 2 a.m. June 6, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 8, 1919, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late James and Harriet Hull Terry, she was a member of the Greater Vision Pentecostal Church in Chaffee...
Doris Clayton (06/07/04)
SIKESTON -- Doris E. Clayton, 65, died June 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston following a 16-year illness. Born Dec. 27, 1938, in New Madrid, daughter of the late John P. and Pearlie Young Allen, she was a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church...
Naomi Grace (06/07/04)
SIKESTON - Naomi Ruth Grace, 48, died at 2:30 a.m. June 6, 2004, at her home. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.
Euda Russom (06/07/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday for Euda Russom, 89, formerly of Kewanee, who died June 3, 2004, were: Mark Pearson, Marshall Russom Jr., Brent Russom, Scott Smith, Bryn Ledbetter and Jason Merritt.
Brenda Shewmaker (06/04/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Brenda Louise Shewmaker, 52, died at 7:31 a.m. June 3, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 21, 1952, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Syrus and Louise Manning Redfering, she was a lifelong resident of East Prairie and had been employed by Gates Rubber Company in Charleston...
Charles Heuring (06/04/04)
NEW HAMBURG - Charles John Heuring, 84, died at 3:08 p.m. June 3, 2004, at his family farm. Born Feb. 19, 1920, in Kelso, son of the late Lawrence and Clara Gosche Heuring, he retired as a self-employed farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. A member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and St. Joseph Sodality, he was also a member of Knights of Columbus Council 4311 in Oran and member and past president of the North Scott County Association of Retarded Citizens...
Ruth Pfefferkorn (06/04/04)
CHAFFEE - Ruth Pfefferkorn, 89, died June 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Gracie Mitchell (06/04/04)
DEXTER - Gracie Marie Mitchell, 49, died June 3, 2004, at her home. Born July 20, 1954, in St. Louis, daughter of William Mitchell of Richwoods and the late Beulah Choate Mitchell, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. She was employed by Burger King in Dexter and was also involved in activities with the Stoddard County Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC)...
Maebell Farries (06/06/04)
CHARLESTON - Maebell Farries, 83, died at 7:45 a.m. June 4, 2004, at her home. Born Aug. 16, 1920, in Earle, Ark., daughter of the late James and Ophelia Davis Kellie, she had lived in Missouri for over 65 years. A member, missionary and trustee of the St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Charleston, she was also on the church's Mother's Board...
Wilma Lemons (06/01/04)
DEXTER - Wilma Lemons, 89, died May 29, 2004, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born April 21, 1915, in Essex, daughter of the late Olando and Ann Tucker Smith, she was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter. On Aug. 18, 1931, at Essex, she married James David Lemons who preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1973...
Arnold Guzman (06/01/04)
ORAN - Arnold Guzman, 68, died at 5:55 p.m. May 30, 2004, at his home. Born Dec. 14, 1935, in San Antonio, son of the late Cercenio and Ysidra Garcia Gusman, he was a retired farmer for Louis Watkins Farms. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church and St. Joseph Sodality in Oran...
Jettie Patterson (06/01/04)
NEW MADRID - Jettie Lee Patterson, 84, died May 27, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 30, 1919, in Senatobia, Miss., daughter of the late J.D. and Ora Atkins Richardson, she was a member of the Beebe Memorial CME Church in New Madrid, where she served on the Usher Board. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Neighborhood Watch Program...
Ernest Weems (06/01/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ernest Ray Weems, 77, died at 2:30 a.m. May 31, 2004, at his home in East Prairie. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Linda Carter (06/01/04)
NEW MADRID - Linda June Carter, 56, died May 29, 2004, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born June 5, 1947, in New Madrid, daughter of Curt Williams of Michigan City, Ind., and the late Bernadean Bramlett Williams, she was a member of American Legion Post 595 Ladies Auxiliary and Eagles Aerie 4206 Ladies Auxiliary in New Madrid...
Leon Laird (06/06/04)
DEXTER - Leon Laird, 60, died June 4, 2004, at his home. Born March 23, 1944, in Essex, son of the late Clyde E. and Martha Rice Laird, he lived in Dexter and Essex most of his life. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was employed by Tyson Foods in Dexter and was of the Baptist belief...
Laura Pinkley (06/06/04)
RIDGELAND, Miss. - Laura Jo Pinkley, 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Dec. 9, 2003, in Ridgeland. Born Oct. 27, 1916, in Sikeston, daughter of the late William Strother and Minnie Sayers Smith, she was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Brandon...
June Watson (06/01/04)
SIKESTON - June C. Watson, 79, died June 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Jerry Palmer (06/04/04)
NEW MADRID - Jerry Wayne Palmer, 60, died June 3, 2004, at his home. Born Nov. 27, 1943, in Dyersburg, Tenn., son of Tommie Brashier Palmer of New Madrid and the late Charles Turner Palmer, he worked at Noranda Aluminum for 34 years. He served with the U.S. Air Force for four years and was a member of the Lilbourn Church of Christ...
Ruth Pfefferkorn (06/06/04)
CHAFFEE - Ruth Pfefferkorn, 89, died June 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday.
Euda Russom (06/04/04)
SIKESTON - Euda M. Russom, 89, formerly of Kewanee, died at 4:45 a.m. June 3, 2004, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Sept. 6, 1914, in Henderson, Tenn., daughter of the late William A. and Flora Chumney Kennedy, she was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church...
Charles Heuring (06/06/04)
NEW HAMBURG - Charles John Heuring, 84, died at 3:08 p.m. June 3, 2004, at his family farm. Born Feb. 19, 1920, in Kelso, son of the late Lawrence and Clara Gosche Heuring, he retired as a self-employed farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. A member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and St. Joseph Sodality, he was also a member of Knights of Columbus Council 4311 in Oran and member and past president of the North Scott County Association of Retarded Citizens...
William Love (06/01/04)
MALDEN - William Anthony Love, 52, formerly of Clarkton, died May 28, 2004, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born Sept. 13, 1951, in Blytheville, Ark., he was the son of the late William and Carrie Lee Robinson Love. Survivors include: two daughters, Rachel Smith of Poplar Bluff and Petrina Love of Malden; five sisters, Pearlie Smith, Joann Franklin and Jeanette Franklin of York, Pa., Brenda Turner of Blytheville and Laura Anderson of Milwaukee; four brothers, Willie Love of Clarkton, George Jackson of Essex, Winford Love of York and Odell Love of Alaska; and three grandchildren.. ...
Wayne Rodery (06/01/04)
BERNIE - Wayne Rodery, 81, died May 28, 2004, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born March 21, 1923, in Clay County, Ark., son of the late Joe and Ethel Mae George Rodery, he attended the Nazarene Church in Bernie. On Dec. 20, 1947, in St. Louis, he married Helen Marie Blevins who preceded him in death on March 13, 1990...
Carroll Findley (06/01/04)
DUDLEY - Carroll Findley, 90, died May 31, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 6, 1913, in Stoddard County, son of the late Samuel and Barbara Capps Findley, he was of the General Baptist belief. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a former manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture before retiring...
Charles Stringfellow (06/01/04)
CHAFFEE - Charles "Blue" Stringfellow, 76, died at 5:40 a.m. May 29, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 4, 1927, in Chaffee, son of the late James and Nanny Smith Stringfellow, he was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Jackson. ...
Shirley Hopper (06/01/04)
ORAN - Shirley Marie Hopper, 57, died May 30, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 1, 1947, in St. Louis, daughter of the late George and Virginia Masters Worley, she was a housewife and homemaker. She was also a member of the New Life Christian Center Church in Morley...
Ruth Pfefferkorn (06/07/04)
CHAFFEE -- Ruth Ervin Pfefferkorn, 89, died the morning of June 4, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 31, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of the late Edward Marion and Mary Leona Crump Ervin. On Dec. 31, 1938, she married E. "Mike" Pfefferkorn who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 1986...
Crandel Smith (06/18/04)
ST. PETERS - Crandel Ryan Smith, 41, died June 13, 2004, in Orlando, Fla. Born Jan. 30, 1963, in St. Louis, Mo., son of Mildred "Sarah" Smith of Fenton and the late Kenneth Smith, he was a pest control exterminator. His wife, Sandra Lynn "Sandy" Schmidt Smith, preceded him in death on May 19, 1999...
Thelma Moss (06/18/04)
SIKESTON - Thelma L. "Trip" Moss, 83, died at 9:10 p.m. June 15, 2004, at Riverways Manor in Van Buren. Born April 19, 1921, in Grayridge, daughter of the late John and Lelia Tucker Triplett, she was a licensed practical nurse at Missouri Delta Community Hospital before retiring and was of the Methodist belief...
Allan Davidson (06/18/04)
SIKESTON - Allan Davidson, 45, died June 17, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are pending at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Tanner Street Church of God in Sikeston...
Allen Swayzer (06/18/04)
CHARLESTON - Allen Swayzer, 94, died June 15, 2004, at the Charleston Manor. Born Dec. 5, 1909, in Yazoo City, Miss., son fo the late Harold and Agnes Brown Swayzer, he lived in Missouri since 1924. He was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Henson, where he served on the deacon board...
Delphine Uhrhan (06/15/04)
SCOTT CITY - Delphine Christine Uhrhan, 86, died at 6:05 a.m. June 14, 2004, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 18, 1918, in Kelso, daughter of the late Mike and Johanna Bles Enderle, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City and the Catholic Daughters of Pine Bluff...
Jimmie Pullam (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Jimmie Pullam, 69, who died June 9, 2004, were: Tim Peffer, Dan Peffer, Daniel Ramirez, Mike Berry, Jimmie Wilson and Jedidiah Wilson.
Bob Hill (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Marvin "Bob" Hill, 65, who died June 8, 2004, were: Tyrone Hill, Michael Hill, Mauntez King, Isidor King, Darrell Hill Jr. and Anson Mitchell.
Marilyn Barge (06/14/04)
HERMITAGE, Tenn. - Marilyn Ressel Barge, 55, died at 8:26 p.m. June 11, 2004, at the National Healthcare Corporation in Brentwood. Born April 4, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., daughter of the late Roman John and Marie Elizabeth Duenne Ressel, she was an executive secretary for the Tristar Healthcare Corporation in Nashville. She was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, Mo...
Crawford Edwards (06/14/04)
BRENTWOOD - Crawford Winston Edwards Jr., 70, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:24 p.m. June 11, 2004, at his home. Born June 2, 1934, in Charleston, son of the late Crawford W. and Tishie Elizabeth Marable Edwards Sr., he was a graduate of Charleston High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Murray State (Ky.) University. ...
Vincent Steimel (06/15/04)
DEXTER - Vincent A. Steimel, 91, died June 13, 2004, at the Mulberry Manor in Dexter. Born Nov. 29, 1912, at Greeley, Neb., son of the late John A. and Mary Liekhous Steimel, he attended the First Baptist Church in Dexter. He had been a chemical engineer for Dow Chemical in Midland, Mich...
Rex Davis (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Rex B. Davis, 85, who died June 9, 2004, were: Rick Kalis, Jim Simpson, Jack Mullins, Jerry Davis, Scott McLean and Larry Davis.
Mike Angle (06/14/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Michael Gene Angle, 44, who died June 9, 2004, were: Nathan Mays, Kenny Parker, Chris Berry, Al Wooley, Anthony Angle and Marshall Russom.
Sheldon McGregor (06/15/04)
FERGUSON - Sheldon McGregor, 59, formerly of Puxico, died June 14, 2004, at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis. Born Jan. 14, 1945, in Massillon, Ohio, son of the late Hadley and Cosa Swanner McGregor, he had lived in Michigan before moving to Puxico and lived in Ferguson for the past five years. He held a Ph.D. in genetics and was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Granite City, Ill...
Crawford Edwards (06/15/04)
CHARLESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday at McMikle Funeral Home for Crawford W. Edwards Jr., 70, who died June 11, 2004, will be: Rick Reed, Richard Griggs, Tom Story, Bob Munson, Homer Oliver and Bruce Austin. Visitation is from 10:30 a.m. Wednesday until service time at the funeral home...
Linda McDonough (06/15/04)
CHAFFEE - Linda McDonough, 61, died at midnight June 14, 2004, in Chaffee. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
David Pobst (06/15/04)
BENTON - David E. Pobst, 49, died at 4:38 p.m. June 14, 2004, at his home. Born Oct. 6, 1954, in Sikeston, son of Judy Ann Heath Pobst of Oran and the late Eugene H. Pobst, he earned a master gardener certificate and was employed by Diebold Orchards. He had been a farmer and was a van driver for Heartland Health and Rehab in Cape Girardeau...
Loren Coffey (06/15/04)
DEXTER - Loren Coffey, 88, died June 14, 2004, in Dexter. Born Nov. 23, 1915, near Essex, son of the late Lawrence and Nora Warren Coffey, he was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter where he was a former Sunday school teacher. A former owner of Dexter Coal and Ice Company and Coffey Construction Company, he was co-owner of the Coffey and Camp Lumber Company in Dexter. ...
Ernest Ray Weems (06/02/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ernest Ray (Bo} Weems, 77 years and seven months, died at 2:30 a.m. May, 31, 2004, at his home in East Prairie. Born Oct. 16, 1926, in Ridgely, Tenn., to the late James Irl and Beulah Odell Stinnett Weems, he resided in Mississippi County for the past 32 years. ...
June Watson (06/02/04)
SIKESTON - June C. Watson, 79, died June 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 24, 1924, in Morley, daughter of the late C.D. and Gladys Lee Cummins, she was a member of the Ladies Golf Association and the First Baptist Church. Her husband, J.R. "Jerry" Watson, survives of the home...
Alice Grim (06/02/04)
BLOOMFIELD - Alice Grim, 83, died May 31, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 11, 1920, in Weatherford, Okla., daughter of the late Frank and Mahala Eash Brookshire, she lived in Bloomfield for 58 years, where she was a member of the First General Baptist Church. She was a seamstress for Elder Manufacturing in Bloomfield for more than 30 years...
Arnold Guzman (06/02/04)
ORAN - Arnold Guzman, 68, died at 5:55 p.m. May 30, 2004, at his home. Born Dec. 14, 1935, in San Antonio, son of the late Cercenio and Ysidra Garcia Guzman, he was a retired farmer for Louis Watkins Farms. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church and St. Joseph Sodality in Oran...
Mack Haynie (06/02/04)
ADVANCE - Mack D. Haynie, 78, died June 1, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 16, 1925, at McGee, son of the late Roy and Pearl McGee Haynie Sr., he was a heavy equipment operator with Local Union 513 in St. Louis and was also a cattle farmer. A 1944 graduate of Zalma High School, he was a member of the Advance United Methodist Church and Advance Masonic Lodge for 50 years...
Marvin Gream (06/14/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Marvin Clayton Gream Sr., 90, died June 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 14, 1914, in Wappapello, son of the late Albert and Ollie Underwood Gream, he was a member of the Boekerton Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher for more than 30 years. He served on the Pemiscot County Soil Conservation Board and Pemiscot County School Board...
Jerry Jones (06/14/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Jerry Rodney Jones, 73, of Boomer, W.Va., and formerly of Sikeston, Mo., who died June 10, 2004, will be: Jack O. Edwards, Bill G. Hodges, Jerry Rodney Jones III, Dr. Jon Kendig, Bob Porter and Bob Schaefer...
Anna Jones (06/14/04)
COLUMBIA - Anna Josephine LaPlant Jones, 90, formerly of East Prairie, died at 8:45 a.m. June 12, 2004, at her home. Born Feb. 26, 1914, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Edward Louis and Carrell W. England LaPlant, she lived in St. Louis before moving to Columbia 11 years ago. She was a member of the First Church of God in Columbia...
Marion Edmundson (06/14/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Marion L. Edmundson, 93, formerly of Dexter, died June 12, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 27, 1911, in the Edmonson Community south of Puxico, son of the late Samuel and Martha Ann Caldwell Edmundson, he served three years with the U.S. ...
Sue Thompson (06/14/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Ponder Funeral Home for Clara Sue Thompson, 61, who died June 12, 2004, were: Doug Thompson, Jeff Thompson, Chris Mays, Dean Carroll, Don Curtis and Joe Sparks.
Cierra Ingram (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Cierra Ingram, daughter of Christine Ingram of Dexter, died at birth June 11, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Survivors in addition to her mother include: one brother, Brice Ingram of Dexter; maternal grandparents, Carla Bogue of Midway, Tenn., and Richard Ingram of Troy, Mich.; maternal great-grandfather, Carl Rice of Dexter; and one aunt, Dorothy Ellison of Dexter...
Mary Jones (06/11/04)
BERTRAND -- Mary Leanne Jones, age 46, died at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at her residence. She was born Oct. 27, 1957, in Cairo, Ill., to Lawrence and Loretta Carr Gier of Charleston. She lived in Bertrand most of her life, where she was employed as a waitress at Baker's Restaurant...
Jerry Jones (06/13/04)
BOOMER, W.Va. -- Jerry Rodney Jones, 73, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 2:55 a.m. June 10, 2004, at the Charleston Area Memorial Hospital in Charleston. Son of the late Carmelita Jones New, he retired after 26 years of service as director of student teaching at West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery. ...
Sue Thompson (06/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Clara Sue Thompson, 61, died June 12, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 16, 1942, in Essex, daughter of the late Harold Loran and Jewell Irene Nichols Hooks, she was a member of the Crow Congregational Methodist Church in Matthews. She was a cook for seven years for Sikeston Public Schools and then worked as a packer for Brown Shoe Co. for 18 years before retiring...
Mike Angle (06/13/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for Michael Gene Angle, 44, of Sikeston who died June 9, 2004, were: Nathan Mays, Kenny Parker, Chris Berry, Al Wooley, Anthony Angle and Marshall Russell. Services were conducted Saturday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Crawford Edwards Sr. (06/13/04)
BRENTWOOD -- Crawford W. Edwards Jr., 70, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:24 p.m. June 11, 2004, at his home in Brentwood. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Marvin Gream Sr. (06/13/04)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Marvin C. Gream Sr., 90, died June 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Jimmie Gore (06/11/04)
MATTHEWS -- Jimmie Mays Gore, 73, formerly of East Prairie, died at 9:45 p.m. June 9. 2004, at his residence of an apparent heart attack. Born Aug. 28, 1930, in Matthews, son of the late Raymond R. and Bertha P. Mays Gore, he had lived near Matthews for the past four years, moving from East Prairie. He was a retired maintenance man for the Local 688 Teamsters in St. Louis...
Leo Lucas Sr. (06/11/04)
BLOOMFIELD -- Leo Joseph Lucas Sr., 88, died June 9, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield. Born July 10, 1915, in Wild Rose, Wis., son of the late George Lucas, he was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter...
Thelma Boyd (06/11/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Thelma Louise Boyd, 80, died at 1:27 a.m. June 10, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 5, 1923, in East Prairie, daughter of the late George and Bertie Bright Whitlock, she had lived in Mississippi County her entire life and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Mary Jones (06/10/04)
BERTRAND - Mary Leanne Jones, 47, died at 6:50 p.m. June 9, 2004, at her residence in Bertrand. McMikle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Venzill Slaughter (06/11/04)
SIKESTON -- Venzill Slaughter, 67, died at 12:30 a.m., June 10, 2004, at his residence in Sikeston. Born Dec. 13, 1936, in Flint, Mich., son of the late William and Clara Slaughter, he had lived in Scott County most of his life. On Oct. 25, 1993, he married Betty Bolden who survives of the home...
Bob Hill (06/11/04)
CLARKTON - Marvin "Bob" Hill, 65, died June 8, 2004, at Clarkton. Born March 12, 1939, in Parma, son of Harriet McKeller Hill of Essex and the late William Hill, he was a retired farm laborer and a member of the New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church near Essex. He had lived most of his life in the Malden area...
Jerry Jones (06/11/04)
BOOMER, W.V. - Jerry Rodney Jones, 73, formerly of the Sikeston, Mo., area, died at 2:55 a.m. June 10, 2004, at the Charleston Area Memorial Hospital in Charleston, W.V. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Jimmie Pullam (06/11/04)
OAK FOREST, Ill. -- Jimmie Pullam, 69, died June 9, 2004, at Palos Hospital in Palos. Born May 27, 1935, near Dexter, Mo., son of the late Jesse Lee and Goldie Ellen Carter Pullam, he had lived in Missouri, Michigan, Illinois, Colorado and Ohio before moving to Dexter four years ago. He had been residing at Oak Forest for one month. A retired trucker and trucking company manager, he attended the Assembly of God Church in Dexter...
Rex Davis (06/11/04)
GIDEON -- Rex B. Davis, 85, died June 9, 2004, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Oct. 26, 1918, in Parma, son of the late Oscar B. and Cora Mae Neal Davis, he had lived for 45 years in Michigan, where he owned and operated three service stations. For the past five years, he has lived in Gideon and prior to that, he lived in Florida for seven years. ...
Jennifer Herbert (06/16/04)
INGLEWOOD, Australia - Jennifer Mary Herbert, 61, a resident of Inglewood, Queensland, Australia, died June 15, 2004, at the Inglewood Hospital, following an extended illness. Born April 26, 1943, in Stanthorpe, Queensland, she was the daughter of the late Don and Ruby Johnson...
Calvin Cheatham (06/16/04)
NICEVILLE, Fla. - Calvin Lee Cheatham, 77, died June 10, 2004, at Niceville. Born Nov. 30, 1926, in Wyatt, Mo., son of the late Walter and Mildred Feezor Cheatham, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps and then worked for Alabama Power in Birmingham for 37 years before retiring in 1989...
Michael Brashear (06/16/04)
O'FALLON - Michael Edward Brashear, 41, died June 14, 2004, at his home. Born March 4, 1963, in San Diego, son of Dick Brashear of Scott City and the late Barbara Louise Diebold Brashear, he was manager of field operations for Century Telephone of Wentzville...
J. Floyd Naylor (06/16/04)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - J. Floyd Naylor, 87, died June 13, 2004, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. Born July 28, 1916, in Finger, Tenn., son of the late Harmon and Willie Young Naylor, he was a former resident of Milan, Tenn., and Birmingham and recently moved to Dexter. A former member of the West Memphis Jaycees, he was an elder of the Milan Church of Christ, a minister of Sonshines and minister for Hot Meals for Needy and Handicapped of the Homewood Church of Christ in Birmingham...
David Pobst (06/16/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for David E. Pobst, 49, of Benton, who died June 14, 2004, will be: Adam Lumley, Chad Cook, Travis Friga, Justin Friga, Chuck Pobst and Mike Pobst. Monsignor Stephen A. Schneider, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, will officiate...
Glen Ramsey (06/16/04)
NEW MADRID - Glen Ramsey, 87, died June 14, 2004, at the St. Louis University Hospital. Born March 8, 1917, in Advance, son of the late Jasper and Irene Lape Ramsey, he was a retired farmer and member of the Jay Wye Church of God. On Nov. 5, 1939, at Risco, he married Della Street who survives of the home...
Thelma Moss (06/16/04)
VAN BUREN - Thelma Moss, 83, formerly of Sikeston, died June 15, 2004, at the Riverways Nursing Home in Van Buren. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Joe Forman (06/16/04)
MATTHEWS - Joe Forman died June 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Quentin Ingram (06/03/04)
MORLEY - Quentin C. Ingram, 82, died June 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 26, 1921, in Wardell, son of the late Timothy Waltrop and Leona Hampton Ingram, he was a retired truck driver. In November 1941, at Wardell, he married Joyce Delk who preceded him in death on March 13, 1999...
L.E. King (06/03/04)
SIKESTON - L.E. King, 82, died June 2, 2004, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Dec. 27, 1921, in Searcy, Ark., son of the late Homer Lee and Blanche Anne Pate King Sr., he was a farmer for many years before retiring. A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114 in Sikeston and the First Baptist Church in Canalou...
Bill Moit (06/03/04)
ZALMA - William H. "Bill" Moit, 94, died June 1, 2004, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born April 17, 1910, at Chaffee, son of the late William H. Moit, he retired as a railroad worker and had also been a farmer. On May 1, 1945, in Greene County, Ark., he married Mary Nation who preceded him in death on June 30, 1999...
Hazel Bethune (06/03/04)
CHARLESTON - Hazel S. Bethune, 97, formerly of Sikeston, died at 10:10 p.m. June 2, 2004, at the Charleston Manor. Born Aug. 27, 1906, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Jesse P. and Mary Etta Holland Weekley, she lived in Sikeston and Scott counties most of her life. She retired as a supervisor for the International Shoe Company and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Curtis Moody (06/03/04)
MALDEN - Curtis Ray Moody, 73, died June 1, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Malden. Born Aug. 11, 1930, at Leachville, Ark., son of the late Urban and Lillian Pleasant Moody, he was a graduate of Clarkton High School. A graduate of the University of Missouri with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture, he was a school teacher in East Prairie, Bloomfield, Perryville and retired from teaching in 1997 from Clarkton High School. ...
Jimmy Gore (06/10/04)
MATTHEWS - Jimmy Gore, 73, died June 9, 2004, at his home in Matthews. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Carolyn Whitfield (06/10/04)
CHAFFEE -- Carolyn Mae Whitfield, 73, died June 9, 2004, at her home. Born Oct. 12, 1930, in Puxico, daughter of the late Harvey Leroy and Jessie Marie Litzelfelner Burnett, she retired as a cashier clerk for Associated Natural Gas Co. in Chaffee. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Mary Rowden (06/10/04)
BERTRAND -- Mary E. Hawkins Rowden, 81, died June 8, 2004, at the home of her caretaker, Gloria Quarles of Bertrand. Born Aug. 16, 1922, in Charleston, daughter of the late Chester and Anna Mae Hawkins, she attended Charleston Public Schools and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in education from Lincoln University in Jefferson City. She retired from the Charleston R-1 School District after 45 years and was a member of Sander's Chapel A.M.E. Church in Wyatt, where she was the pianist...
Harry Anderson (06/10/04)
DEXTER -- Harry L. Anderson, 70, died June 9, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Jan. 11, 1934, in Dexter, son of the late Frank and Effie Treat Anderson, he was a mechanic for Bud Shell Ford in Dexter for 32 years. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was a member of the Dexter Elk's Lodge 2439...
Floye Terrell (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Floye L. Terrell, 92, died at 2:16 p.m. June 9, 2004, at her daughter's home in Sikeston. Born May 18, 1912, in Ballard County, Ky., daughter of the late Charles and Lady Elrod Skinner, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On May 7, 1928, in Charleston, she married William D. Terrell Jr., who preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1987...
Mike Angle (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Michael Gene "Mike" Angle, 44, died at 5 p.m. June 9, 2004, at his residence. Born Aug. 25, 1959, in Fort Benning, Ga., to Dorma G. and Sue Clinton Angle of Sikeston, he was a 1978 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. He also played the guitar and loved music...
Curtis Moody (06/03/04)
MALDEN - Curtis Ray Moody, 73, died June 1, 2004, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Malden. Born Aug. 11, 1930, at Leachville, Ark., son of the late Urban and Lillian Pleasant Moody, he was a graduate of Clarkton High School. A graduate of the University of Missouri with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture, he was a school teacher in East Prairie, Bloomfield, Perryville and retired from teaching in 1997 from Clarkton High School. ...
Shirley Hopper (06/03/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Shirley Marie Hopper, 57, of Oran, who died May 30, 2004, were: M. Hopper, Jeremy Worley, John Worley Jr., Kenneth Worley Jr., David Worley and Wayne Worley.
Orliner Taylor (06/03/04)
SIKESTON - Orliner Taylor, 78, died May 28, 2004, at her home. Born Nov. 15, 1925, in Evadale, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac and Goldie Armstrong McGee, she lived in Missouri for more than 20 years and was of the Baptist belief. In 1938, she married Willie Taylor Sr. who preceded her in death...
Euda Russom (06/03/04)
SIKESTON - Euda Russom, 89, died at 4:45 a.m. June 3, 2004, at the Miner Nursing Center. Nunnelee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Ernest Weems (06/03/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ernest Ray "Bo" Weems, 77, died at 2:30 a.m. May, 31, 2004, at his home in East Prairie. Born Oct. 16, 1926, in Ridgely, Tenn., to the late James Irl and Beulah Odell Stinnett Weems, he resided in Mississippi County for the past 32 years. He had worked for Ralston Purina and retired from the Wilbert Vault Company in St. Louis. After moving to East Prairie, he worked as a farmer and his favorite past time was fishing. He was a member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...
Jim Alstat (06/03/04)
CHARLESTON -- James M. "Jim" Alstat, 62, formerly of DeSoto, Ill., died at 6:26 a.m. June 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 19, 1941, in DeSoto, son of Viola Alberta Hicks Alstat of DeSoto and the late Frederick Louis "Fritz" Alstat, who died March 3, 2004, he was a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in DeSoto and Teamsters Local #347 of West Frankfort, Ill. He had served as a trustee of the Village of Cambria, Ill...
Brenda Shewmaker (06/03/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Brenda Shewmaker, 52, died June 3, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Ancil Thompson (06/17/04)
CHARLESTON - Ancil E. Thompson, 92, died at 3:38 a.m. June 17, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 15, 1912, in Mississippi County, son of the late Charles Edmond and Lillie Savannah Patrick Thompson, he was of the Protestant belief. He lived in Mississippi County most of his life, where he was a farmer until retiring...
Earl Obermann (06/17/04)
CHAFFEE - Earl Leon Obermann Jr., 52, died at 5:10 p.m. June 17, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 19, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Earl Leon and Virginia Marie Estes Obermann Sr., he was a forklift operator for the Dana Corporation in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810 and Advance Eagles Aerie 4154...
Norma Litzler (06/17/04)
DEXTER - Norma J. Litzler, 70, died June 15, 2004, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Born June 22, 1933, in Dexter, daughter of the late Fred and Rosalind Becking Litzler, she was affiliated with Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter. She was an office clerk for Civil Service at various government installations before retiring...
Crandel Smith (06/17/04)
ST. PETERS - Crandel Ryan Smith, 41, died June 13, 2004, in Kissimmee, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete at Baue Funeral Home in St. Charles.
Edd Massey (06/17/04)
SIKESTON - Thomas Edd Massey, 87, died at 10:37 p.m. June 16, 2004, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Nov. 9, 1916, in Ayers, Miss., son of the late Phillip Turner and Solna Bell Garner Massey, he was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. He was a self-employed farmer and had been a mechanic for Malone & Hyde before retiring...
Joe Forman (06/17/04)
MATTHEWS - Joseph Gilbert "Joe" Forman, 74, went to be with the Lord on June 15, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 1, 1930, in Amboy, Ill., son of the late Gilbert Andrew and Inez McElfresh Forman, he was a truck driver for various companies for 22 years. A sales representative for Schwan's for 10 years, he also worked for Borden's Milk for 12-1/2 years before retiring...
Linda McDonough (06/17/04)
CHAFFEE - Linda Lue "Conrad" McDonough, 61, died at 12:01 a.m. June 15, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 8, 1942 in Randles, daughter of Mildred Brown Davis of Chaffee and the late John W. Crowden, she was a retired self-employed hairdresser. In August 1994, she married Hugh McDonough who preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 2003...
Joann Massey (06/17/04)
ADVANCE - Nina Joan "Joann" Massey, 65, died June 16, 2004, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Oct. 3, 1938, in Greenbrier, daughter of the late Wiley and Pearline Cato Massey, she was raised by the late Floyd Kassinger. A member of Bethel General Baptist Church near Advance, she was the first patient at the nursing center...
Judy Burden (06/10/04)
SIKESTON -- Judy Sheryl Goode Burden, 55, died at 8:20 a.m. June 9, 2004, at her residence in Sikeston, after a yearlong battle with colon cancer. Born Sept. 28, 1948, in Sikeston, she was the youngest daughter of Hugh and Shirley Landers Goode, who survive of Sikeston. She was the beautiful wife of James G. Burden, who survives of the home in Sikeston...
Thelma Boyd (06/10/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Thelma Boyd, 80, of East Prairie died at 1:27 a.m. June 10, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Kay Hubbard (06/10/04)
ADVANCE - Anita Kay Hubbard, 55, formerly of Sikeston, died June 8, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center-North in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Born March 9, 1949, in Crowder, daughter of the late Wilbert Abraham and Gladys Rachael Bell Gossett, she was a member of Parker Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church. She had been a line worker in the cook plant at Tyson Foods in Dexter...
Marvin Hill (06/10/04)
CLARKTON -- Marvin Hill died June 8, 2004, at his home. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Mary Aline Delk (06/10/04)
BERTRAND - Mary Aline Delk, 85, died at 10:06 a.m. June 9, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 24, 1918, in Mississippi County to the late James and Hazel Lane Cogdill, she had lived in Mississippi County her entire life. A member of the Bertrand United Methodist Church, she and her husband owned and operated Delk's Grocery in Bertrand for seven and half years. ...
Harry Anderson (06/09/04)
DEXTER - Harry Anderson, 70, died June 9, 2004, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Johnnie Williams (06/09/04)
CHARLESTON - Johnnie Lee Williams Jr., 79, died June 6, 2004, at his home in Charleston. Born June 26, 1924, in Oxford, Miss., to the late Johnnie Lee and Jessie Mae McFadden Williams, he moved to Charleston in 1934 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. In the 1950s he relocated to Chicago Heights, Ill., where he worked at U.S. Steel as a foreman, moving back to Charleston in 1987...
Kay Hubbard (06/09/04)
SIKESTON -- Anita Kay Hubbard, 55, died June 8, 2004, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center-North in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Doris Clayton (06/09/04)
SIKESTON -- Doris E. Clayton, 65, died June 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston following a 16-year illness. Born Dec. 27, 1938, in New Madrid, daughter of the late John P. and Pearlie Young Allen, she was a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church...
Sylvia Parker (06/08/04)
CHARLESTON -- Sylvia Lee Wilson Parker, 64, died at 8 p.m. June 7, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 11, 1939, in Salcedo, to the late Harvey Christopher and Lena Geneva Riley Wilson, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charleston...
Doris Clayton (06/08/04)
SIKESTON -- Doris E. Clayton, 65, died June 5, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston following a 16-year illness. Born Dec. 27, 1938, in New Madrid, daughter of the late John P. and Pearlie Young Allen, she was a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church...
Naomi Grace (06/08/04)
SIKESTON - Naomi Ruth Grace, 48, died at 2:30 a.m. June 6, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 24, 1955, in Matthews, daughter of the late Gladstone and Alice Young Bohannon, she was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She had formerly been married to Tommy Earl Grace of Sikeston...
LaDonna Beck (06/08/04)
FESTUS - LaDonna Dillon Beck, formerly of East Prairie, died at 11:15 a.m. June 2, 2004, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus. Born April 27, 1959, in East Prairie, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" Dillon and Elle Mae Grimes Johnson...