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Obituaries from April 2006

Madalyn Atkin (04/16/06)
VENICE, Fla. - Madalyn Mitchem Atkin, 87, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died April 7, 2006, at the Venice Regional Medical Center in Venice. Born Oct. 5, 1918, in Lathrop, Mo., she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lilbourn. She lived many years in Lilbourn until moving to Venice in 1976...
Jessie Larry (04/16/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Jessie M. Larry, 63, died April 13, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Mary 10, 1942, in Mississippi, to the late Jessie and Lucille Wyatt, she was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Portageville...
Leroy Reinagel (04/16/06)
KELSO -- Leroy Lawrence Reinagel, 80, died at 3:29 a.m. April 14, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. by the Scott City Knights of Columbus Council 6420...
Bobbie Gregory (04/16/06)
BERTRAND - Daphne A. "Bobbie" Gregory, 88, formerly of Malden and Cape Girardeau, died at 9:35 a.m. April 11, 2006, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born July 10, 1917, in Parma to the late Orville and Madge Powers Andrews, she lived in Denver, Colo., most of her life, moving to Malden in 1974, then to Cape Girardeau in 1991...
R.D. Hammontree (04/14/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - R.D. Hammontree, 74, died at 12:47 p.m. April 13, 2006, at the Monticello House Care Center in Jackson. Born April 10, 1932, in Guin, Ala., to Frances Green Hammontree of East Prairie and the late Lester Hammontree, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. The owner of Hammontree Plumbing, he was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie and was a Mason...
George McVay (04/14/06)
LAFORGE - George Harp McVay, 91, died April 13, 2006, at Sells Nursing Center in Matthews. Born Nov. 1, 1914, in Winston County, Ala., son of the late Joseph L. and Senia F. McVay, he was a retired farmer and ran a cotton gin for 17 years in LaForge. He was a deacon of the Baptist church and a Past Master of Masons...
Linda Bradley (04/14/06)
PINHOOK -- Linda A. Porter Bradley, 41, died April 11, 2006, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 14, 1965, in Pinhook, daughter of Rosie Lee Strayhorn Porter of Pinhook and the late Phill Porter, she was a graduate of East Prairie High School and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Wolf Island where she served on the usher board and program committee...
Jessie Larry (04/14/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jessie M. Larry, 63, died April 13, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
James Roberson (04/14/06)
SIKESTON -- James Roberson, 73, died April 14, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 8, 1932, at Hayti, to the late James W. and Dora Hamilton Roberson, he was retired from Pullen Brothers Trucking. A United States Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the Eagles and Henry Meldrum American Legion Post...
Dale Pursell (04/14/06)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Dale Pursell, who died on April 11, 2006, were: John Pursell, Kevin Pursell, Danny Fraser and Steve Cox.
Paul Barnes (04/23/06)
CHARLESTON -- Paul Wilson Barnes, 80, died at 9:15 p.m. April 20, 2006, at his home. Born Aug. 25, 1925, in Acron, son of the late Billy Wilson and Ivy Stevenson Barnes, his family moved to Cairo, Ill., in 1931. At the age of 18, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving from November 1942 through November 1945. A resident of Charleston for 50 years, he was a member of the Charleston VFW Post 4294, affiliated with the Baptist Church and a co-owner of the IGA grocery store until his retirement...
Bob Burnes (04/23/06)
SIKESTON -- The Rev. Robert Gene "Bob" Burnes, 73, died at 5:20 p.m. April 20, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born March 4, 1933, in Union City, Tenn., son of the late Robert and Lillie Neisler Burnes, he lived most of his life in Sikeston where he worked in housekeeping at Missouri Delta Medical Center and was a foster grandparent with Sikeston Public Schools. In 1962, he became a Baptist minister and served as pastor for House of Prayer General Baptist Church for the past 16 years...
Hershel Travelstead (04/23/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Hershel Roosevelt Travelstead, 78, died April 20, 2006, at his home. Born May 18, 1927, in Ridgley, Tenn., son of the late Rosa Lee Pyle and Fred Roosevelt Travelstead, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville. A spray technician, he had retired from Cypress Supply Co. in Portageville...
Selina Reed (04/23/06)
NEW MADRID -- Selina Long Reed, 70, died April 20, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 12, 1936, in Hazelhurst, Miss., daughter of the late Bennie and Ola Mae Johnson Carley, she married Willie C. Long who preceded her in death in 1992...
Arvil Edmonds (04/23/06)
BERNIE -- The Rev. Arvil Edward Edmonds, 76, died April 21, 2006. Born Sept. 19, 1929, at Phil Campbell, Ala., son of the late Virgil Woodrow and Lydia Pinkard Edmonds, he was ordained a General Baptist Minister in March 1969 and began his pastorate at the Vinson General Baptist Church. He served in East Alton, Ill., Wichita, Kan., Tyler, Texas, Bell City, Beach Grove, Gray Ridge, and Circle City. He was also in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea...
Willie McMillen (04/23/06)
BERTRAND -- Willie Dale McMillen, 53, died at 4:45 a.m. April 21, 2006, at his daughter's home in Bertrand. Born June 8, 1952, at Granite City, Ill., son of the late Willie Gray and Mahala Christine Hill McMillen, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he worked as a truck driver, in plumbing, and for T & S Farms near Charleston until his retirement in 2003. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Charleston...
Hershel Travelstead (04/21/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Hershel Travelstead, 78, died April 20, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Willie McMillen (04/21/06)
BERTRAND - Willie Dale McMillen, 53, died April 21, 2006, at his daughter's home in Bertrand. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle's Funeral Home in Charleston.
Sylvia Rister (04/21/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Sylvia Retta Meredith Rister, 90, died at 4:10 a.m. April 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 21, 1915, near Sikeston, daughter of the late William Henry and Eva Lean Byford Martin, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie, a Foster Grandmother for the East Prairie R-2 School and a nurse's aide at Missouri Delta Medical Center for 17 years before retiring in 1985...
Jerry Logan (04/21/06)
DEXTER - Jerry Lee Logan, 67, died April 20, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 16, 1938, at Bernie, son of Tressie Aline Causbie Logan of Dexter and the late Chelsie Lee Logan, he was a farmer and a member of the Bernie Church of the Nazarene...
Robert Burnes (04/21/06)
SIKESTON - The Rev. Robert G. Burnes, 73, died April 20, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Visitation is tentatively scheduled for Sunday evening with services planned for Monday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements...
Arvil Edmonds (04/21/06)
BERNIE -- Arvil Edmonds, 76, died April 21, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Peggy Boshear (04/21/06)
PUXICO - Peggy J. Boshear, 67, died March 4, 2006, at her home. Born Feb. 22, 1939, in Bainbridge, Ga., daughter of the late Carl and Ruth Strickland, she had lived in Puxico since 1995. In 1962, in California, she married Edgar Boshear who preceded her in death...
Paul Barnes (04/21/06)
CHARLESTON - Paul Wilson Barnes, 80, died April 20, 2006, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle's Funeral Home in Charleston.
Minnie Mae Collier (04/19/06)
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Minnie Mae Collier, 77, died April 8, 2006, at Sunnyvale. Born Dec. 27, 1928, in Hodge, La., to the late William Lee and Harriett Elizabeth Julian, she was raised in Gray Ridge, Mo., where she graduated from Gray Ridge High School. She worked at the school as secretary from January 1947 to July 1948, when she moved to California to work as a civilian employee for the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 44 years of service...
Gertrude Burrage (04/19/06)
NEW MADRID - Gertrude Burrage, 57, died April 17, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 22, 1948, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Roscoe and Elizabeth Davis Strong, she was a member of the Good Hope Baptist Church in Marston...
Howard Mercer (04/19/06)
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- Howard T. Mercer, 77, formerly of Bertrand, Mo., died April 6, 2006, at the home of his daughter. Born Oct. 31, 1928, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Lawrence and Dorothy Sligar Mercer, he served in the Army Air Corps from Feb. ...
Billy Williamson (04/10/06)
ESSEX - Billy Dean Williamson, 56, died April 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 17, 1950, son of Wilma Ruth Dunn Williamson of Essex and the late Billy Marion Williamson, he lived most of his life in Essex and Southeast Missouri. A graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, he was a retired history teacher and coach and taught at many area schools. He later trained as a real estate appraiser...
Barbara Gaines (04/10/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral services conducted on Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Barbara J. Gaines, 64, who died on April 6, 2006, were: Dave Wood, Charles Farmer, Mike Farmer, Daniel Farmer, Bradley Gaines and Ron Gaines...
Davy Newcomer (04/10/06)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Davy Lee Newcomer, 71, who died April 6, 2006, were: James Razer, Leland Razer, Lennie Hanner, Tom Jarrell, Bob Noyes and Glen Langford.
Lavada Faries (04/10/06)
PUXICO - Lavada Faries, 82, died April 8, 2006, at her home. Born Nov. 22, 1923, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of the late Thomas Albert "Abner" and Florence Belle Coleman Crunk, she lived all her life in the Puxico area and was a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Wappapello...
Mayme Gremore (04/10/06)
SIKESTON - Mayme Gremore, 92, formerly of Lilbourn, died April 9, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 10, 1913, in Bertrand, daughter of the late Charles and Mary Roden Willis, she was a member of Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church and had worked for Sickrey's Dry Goods in Lilbourn...
Carl Hazel (04/17/06)
SIKESTON -- Carl Hazel, 78, died April 16, 2006, at his home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Jerry Watson (04/17/06)
SIKESTON - Jerry Watson, 81, died April 15, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Leroy Reinagel (04/17/06)
KELSO -- Leroy Lawrence Reinagel, 80, died early Friday morning, April 14, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 17, 1925, at Kelso, he was the son of William Martin Reinagel and Regina J. Leible. He and Bernice Cecilia Glastetter were married April 2, 1945, at St. Lawrence Church in New Hamburg...
Ron England (04/12/06)
DEXTER -- Ron England, 54, died April 10, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 4, 1952, in Dexter, son of the late Lester Cleo and Juanita Harris England Welty, he had lived all his life in Dexter, where he was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. He had worked as a truck driver...
Mary Kelly (04/12/06)
HOOKS, Texas - Mary L. "Ms. Mary" Kelly, 58, died April 11, 2006, at her home. Born June 2, 1947, in Stoddard County, Mo., she was the daughter of the late J.H. and Mary Baker Surface. Her husband, John Michael Kelly, survives of the home. Other survivors include: four sons, John Michael Kelly Jr. ...
Remona Bess (04/12/06)
BELL CITY -- Remona Sue Bess, 71, died April 10, 2006, at her home. Born Oct. 18, 1934, at Dongola, daughter of the late Rosewell and Mona Sitz Bess, she was graduate of Bell City High School. She worked at the Inland Shoe Factory in Advance for 21 years and later worked at the Wohl Shoe Company in Sikeston for 12 years...
Joseph Grindstaff (04/12/06)
MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. - Joseph Grindstaff, 52, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 11, 2006, at his home in Mount Juliet. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Mickey Thompson (04/12/06)
SIKESTON - Alma Vern "Miss Mickey T" Thompson, 76, died April 10, 2006, at her home. Born Aug. 16, 1929, in Essex, to the late Emory Owen and Floetta Lillian Babb Martin, she had been a restaurant owner and music promoter and was a member and matron of Beulahland Fellowship General Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Dale Pursell (04/12/06)
DEXTER - Dale Pursell, 79, died April 11, 2006, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 28, 1926, in Bernie, son of the late Henry A. and Orlena Coats Pursell, he had lived all his life in Dexter. He was a retired mail carrier with the Dexter Post Office, a member of the First Nazarene Church in Dexter and a veteran of the United States Air Force having served during World War II...
Christine Redfering (04/12/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Christine Keene Redfering, 87, died at 11:43 p.m. April 10, 2006, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 24, 1918, in New Madrid County, to the late Andrew E. and Jennie Virginia Gardener Keene, she was a graduate of Higgerson School in New Madrid and had lived all of her life in New Madrid and Mississippi Counties. She was also a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie...
Juanita Taylor (04/12/06)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at funeral services scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Heartland Church of God of Prophecy for Mary Juanita Taylor, 79, who died April 10, 2006, will be her grandsons, Allen Birmingham, Chris Taylor, Brian Taylor, Dallas Biddle, Adam Taylor and Michael Smith...
Ruby Marler (04/20/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Ruby M. Marler, 88, died April 18, 2006, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Jan. 27, 1918, in Oran, daughter of the late Sam and Bell Storey, she lived in Wappapello until 1988 when she moved to Portageville. On Oct. 1, 1943, she married Clarence Edward Marler who preceded her in death on June 16, 1990...
Jerry Logan (04/20/06)
DEXTER - Jerry Logan, 67, died April 20, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Nora Price (04/20/06)
FARMINGTON - Nora Bernice McCann Price, 97, died at 8:50 p.m. April 19, 2006, at the Camelot Nursing Facility in Farmington. Born March 16, 1909, in Potters Landing, Tenn., to the late David Daniel and Amanda Turnbow McCann, she moved to Farmington in 1991 from New Port Richey, Fla., where she had lived for over 30 years and had played in the Amateur Pro Golf Organization. She was of the Methodist belief...
Joe Mitchell (04/18/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Joseph "Joe" Eugene Mitchell, 66, died April 16, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 25, 1940, in Harrisburg, Ill., the son of the late Liston and Iva Corrine Hutcheson Mitchell, he was a pipeliner for 46 years and was currently working for H.C. Price and Company. He was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church and Teamsters and Operators Union...
Wanda Sanders (04/18/06)
ESSEX -- Wanda Sanders, 66, died April 17, 2006, at her home in Essex. Born Nov. 4, 1939, in Choctaw, Ark., daughter of the late George Landy and Sallie Jewel Robison Maddox, she had lived in St. Charles, Ill., before moving to Dexter in 1970. In 1991, she moved to Essex, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Eleanor Bowman (04/18/06)
BETHESDA, Md. -- Eleanor Hempstone Bowman, 81, pianist, singer, teacher and historian, died of sepsis and pulmonary complications on March 24, 2006, and was interred Monday at Arlington National Cemetery. She was the wife of Col. John W.Bowman, USMC, Ret., son of Scott County Milling Company owner Lee Reed Bowman (dec.) and the late Verna Cox Bowman. She is to be buried next to her husband...
Rena Swope (04/18/06)
CHARLESTON -- Rena Mae Swope, 76, died April 12, 2006, at her home. Born March 2, 1930, in Clarkton, daughter of the late Larkin and Lillie Mae Ralston Swope, she was a former member of the New Promise Land Church in Chicago. Survivors include: one niece, Dorothy Strong of Evanston, Ill.; and great-...
Gertrude Burrage (04/18/06)
NEW MADRID -- Gertrude Burrage, 57, died April 17, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Jerry Watson (04/18/06)
SIKESTON -- J.R. Jerry Watson, 81, died April 15, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 19, 1925, in Portageville, son of the late Payton and Melvie (Baker) Watson, he owned and operated Midland Engineering and had worked for Clinton Construction Company before retiring. He was a recipient of the United States Army Bronze Star for his service during World War II and had been a member of the Sikeston Jaycees and secretary of the Sikeston Country Club...
Carl Hazel (04/18/06)
SIKESTON - Carl Robert Hazel Sr., 78, died April 16, 2006, at his home in Sikeston. Born March 3, 1928, in Springfield, Mo., son of the late Arthur and Ruby Gail (Letterman) Hazel, he attended school in Srpingfield, graduated from Aurora High School, was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ, House Parents at Shady Acres Children's Home, the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, AM Radio Relay League, Inc. ...
Chris Boon (04/13/06)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - James Christopher Boon, 47, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died April 10, 2006, in the Henry Ford Hospital at Detroit. Born May 9, 1958, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Dr. Robert H. Boon of Dexter and Nadine Boon-Leonard of St. Charles, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter and a network systems administrator for Bernal Inc. in Rochester Hills...
Velma Kingree (04/13/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Velma Lee Kingree, 78, died April 11, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 15, 1927, at Bloomfield, daughter of the late Harvey and Martha Jennings McRoy, she was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield. On April 5, 1947, she married Dow Kingree who preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 2004...
James Roberson (04/13/06)
SIKESTON -- James Roberson, 73, died April 13, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Joseph Grindstaff (04/13/06)
MT. JULIET, Tenn. - Joseph Elton Grindstaff, 52, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 11, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 11, 1954, at Granite City, Ill., he attended Church on the Rock in Mt. Juliet. Survivors include: his father and stepmother, Gaylord and Delores Grindstaff of Sikeston; one son, Joseph Grindstaff of St. ...
Vernon Lancaster (04/13/06)
NAYLOR - Vernon Elgin Lancaster, 95, formerly Lilbourn, died April 12, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born June 14, 1910, in Prentiss County, Miss., to the late Claud H. and Delia Rider Lancaster, he was a member of Lone Hill Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church at Lilbourn for many years. ...
Ura Goodale (04/13/06)
SIKESTON - Ura Ansel Goodale, 84, died at 7:30 p.m. April 12, 2006, at Charleston Manor. Born March 14, 1922, in Phillippie, Tenn., to the late H.F. and Jessie Belle Carter Goodale, he lived most of his life in Sikeston, where he was a member of the Trinity Full Gospel Church. He was employed with the Missouri Department of Transportation until his retirement and a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II...
Iris P. Robinett (04/09/06)
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Iris Pearline Robinett, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 12:47 p.m. April 5, 2006, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center in Mattoon. Born Sept. 6, 1922, in Middlebrook, Ark., daughter of the late Thomas and Clara Wright Lynxwiler, she moved from Bloomfield, Mo., to Sikeston in 1972 and was of the Church of Christ belief. She was primarily a homemaker but had worked at Kings Cleaners and in the circulation department at the Sikeston Daily Standard newspaper...
Davey Newcomer (04/09/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Davey Lee Newcomer, 71, died April 6, 2006, at Beverly Healthcare. Born Feb. 25, 1935, in East Prairie, son of the late James Louis and Carrie Bond Newcomer, he had lived most of his life in Chaffee but lived the last two years in Bloomfield. A member of St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia, he had served in the National Guard from 1951 to 1959...
Mary Lou Johnson (04/09/06)
SIKESTON -- Mary Lou Johnson, 72, died April 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 29, 1933, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Louie Rice and Margaret Agatha Mumma Largent. On Dec. 20, 1953, in Sikeston, she and Jimmy W. "Chunk" Johnson were married...
Martha Wilson (04/09/06)
SIKESTON - Martha "Pudge" Marable Wilson, 65, formerly of Charleston, died at 12:28 p.m. April 7, 2006, at her home. Born Aug. 21, 1940, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of the late John Robert and Marjorie "Marge" Mow Marable, she attended Stephens College in Columbia following her graduation from Charleston High School. Since 1964, she had lived in Sikeston where she was a member of the United Methodist Church...
Juanita Taylor (04/11/06)
SIKESTON - Mary Juanita Taylor, 79, died April 10, 2006, at her home. Born Dec. 13, 1926, at Risco, daughter of the late Robert Lee and Clare Estter Conder Quick, she attended Heartland Harvest Church of God of Prophecy and had been head cook for Kellett's Restaurant before retiring...
Louise LaVigne (04/11/06)
SIKESTON -- Louise LaVigne, 91, died April 7, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born June 22, 1914, in Mississippi County, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer and Daisy Mae Beers Nickens, she was a member of Temple Baptist Church and owned and operated a beauty salon in Sikeston in the 1960's until her retirement. She lived briefly with her husband in Nuremberg, Germany, where he was stationed in the Army...
Alma Thompson (04/11/06)
SIKESTON - Alma Thompson, 76, died at 10:10 a.m. April 10, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Christine Redfering (04/11/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Christine K. Redfering, 87, died at 11:43 p.m. April 10, 2006, in Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Lavada Faries (04/11/06)
PUXICO - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico for Lavada Faries who died on April 8, 2006, were: Brad Faries, Clay Faries, Billy McAllister, Gary Worley, Jim Acre, Mike Hefner, Joe Dunivan and Danny Dunivan...
Betty Williamson (04/11/06)
ESSEX -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Essex Cemetery in Essex under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Billy Dean Williamson, who died April 8, 2006, were: Randy Kinder, Darrell Kirby, Allen Edmonds, Steve Scott, Rick Fowler and Wilson Crutcher...
Timothy Crowe (04/11/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Timothy Crowe, 49, died April 9, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Medical Center. Born Dec. 22, 1956, at Bloomfield, son of Eileen McRoy Crowe of Bloomfield and the late Noel Crowe, he lived all his life in the Bloomfield community and was a 1975 graduate of Bloomfield High School...
Robert Rought Sr. (04/07/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Robert James Rought Sr., 69, died April 5, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 12, 1937, in Endicott, N.Y., son of the late Morse Johnson and Gladys Kneer Rought, he was a heavy equipment operator for the Binghamton Highway Department in Binghamton, N.Y., before retiring and a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean War...
Mary Lou Johnson (04/07/06)
SIKESTON - Mary Lou Johnson, 72, died April 7, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Iris P. Robinett (04/07/06)
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Iris P. Robinett, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 5, 2006, at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Healthcare Center in Mattoon. Visitation is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. Monday until time of services at 11 a.m. at Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston...
Louis LaVigne (04/07/06)
SIKESTON - Louise LaVigne, 92, died April 7, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Gary L. Hazelton (04/07/06)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Gary L. Hazelton, 61, died at 2 a.m. April 5, 2006, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Born in Bristow, Okla., son of the late Raymond Hazelton and Virginia Parshall, he owned and operated Dr. Vinyl and Curves, was a member of the Christian Fellowship Church and a Unites States Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam war...
Anna Curry (04/07/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Anna Leora Curry, 82, formerly of Morehouse, died April 6, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born July 3, 1923, in Vienna, Ill., daughter of the late John W. and Anna Rachel Vaughn Mace, she was a homemaker and lived most of her life in Morehouse before moving to Cape Girardeau in 1997. She had attended First General Baptist Church in Morehouse, Illinois Avenue General Baptist Church, and was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church of Cape Girardeau...
Margie F. Bailey (04/07/06)
ANNISTON -- Margie F. Bailey, 69, died at 12:09 a.m. April 7, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 7, 1936, in Osceola, Ark., daughter of the late Earl "Junior" and Margie Nolan Bradford, she had lived in Anniston most of her life and was of the Pentecostal belief...
Barbara Gaines (04/07/06)
DEXTER - Barbara Joyce Gaines, 64, died April 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 12, 1941, in Aquilla, daughter of Raleigh "Fuzz" and Mildred Walker Palmer, she had lived most of her life in the Aquilla and Dexter areas and attended the Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church in Aquilla...
Madge Brandenburg (04/06/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mary "Madge" Brandenburg, 88, died April 4, 2006, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Born March 25, 1918, in Parma, she was the daughter of the late Gabe and Ethel Mae Copeland. In 1933, she was united in marriage to Thomas Brandenburg, who preceded her in death in 1976...
Daniel Gossett (04/06/06)
CHAFFEE -- Pallbearers at services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Daniel Lee Gossett, who died April 3, 2006, were: Eddie Beckemeyer, Roland Saxenmeyer, Bob Sensmeyer, Tim Kirk, Phillip Reeves and Tim Palmer.
Robert Rought (04/06/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Robert James Rought Sr., 69, died April 5, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Izada Cowell (04/06/06)
BENTON -- Izada Mae Cowell, 92, died at 3:32 p.m. April 5, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 3, 1913, in Johnson County, Ark., daughter of the late Luke Holman and Elizabeth Daniels, she was a member of Morley Church of God in Morley...
Christine Samples (04/06/06)
DEXTER -- Christine Samples, 82, died April 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 22, 1923, in Ardeola, daughter of the late Richard Alvin and Katherine E. Meinz Keating, she was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston and a retired secretary for the U.S. Civil Service...
Anna L. Curry (04/06/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Anna Leora Curry, 82, formerly of Morehouse, died at 3: 20 a.m. April 6, 2006, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Eugene Musgrave (04/05/06)
CHAFFEE - Eugene Musgrave, 64, died April 4, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 12, 1941, at Baderville, son of Clem C. and Daisy Mae Taylor Page Musgrave, he retired after 22 years as a driver and mechanic at McCrate Equipment Co. in Portageville. He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church of Chaffee, the Knights of Columbus Council 4311 of Oran, Sikeston Order of Eagles and St. Ambrose Men's Club...
Dorothy Stokes (04/05/06)
PRINCEVILLE, Ill. - Dorothy M. Stokes, 88, died at 8:58 a.m. April 3, 2006, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. Born Aug. 2, 1917, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of the late V.L. and Elsie Webb Porter, she was a member of Tower Park Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She and her husband custom farmed in the Alta area and later, from 1956 to 1965, they operated the A&W Root Beer Stand...
Justin Robinson (04/05/06)
CHARLESTON - Justin Robinson, 23, died March 31, 2006, of injuries sustained from a gunshot wound. Born July 4, 1982, in Charleston, son of Larcene Robinson and Christopher Oliver, both of Charleston, he attended school in Carbondale, Ill. In addition to his parents, survivors include: one son, Justin Patrick Robinson Jr. ...
Daniel Gossett (04/05/06)
CHAFFEE - Daniel Lee Gossett, 77, formerly of St. Louis, died at 10:10 p.m. April 3, 2006, at his home. Born Aug. 4, 1928, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Carl Jackson and Thelma Laura Brown Gossett, he served in the U.S. Navy and was a chemical operator for 25 years for Mallinckrodt Chemical Co. in St. Louis...
Kenneth Hopwood (04/04/06)
SIKESTON - Kenneth Hopwood, 83, formerly of Doniphan, died April 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 2, 1922, in Sangamon County, Ill., son of the late William and Villa McDonald Hopwood, he had lived for over 50 years in Sikeston, where he was employed with Semo Motor Company as a manager of the Auto Body Shop. He attended Athens, Ill., High School and was a United States Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Mary Brandenburg (04/04/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mary "Madge" Brandenburg, 88, died April 4, 2006, at Beverly Health Care in New Madrid. Visitation is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday. Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery...
Eugene Musgrave (04/04/06)
CHAFFEE - Eugene Musgrave, 64, died April 4, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Daniel Gossett (04/04/06)
CHAFFEE - Daniel Lee Gossett, 77, formerly of St. Louis, died at 10:10 p.m. April 3, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Mary Cannon (04/04/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Mary Cannon, 88, who died April 3, 2006, will be: Tim Sullenger, Bob Gamble, Derek Wilson, Jimmy Garner, Bob Stinnett and Lee Haines.
Christine Samples (04/04/06)
DEXTER - Christine Keating Samples, 82, died April 3, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Beverly Foster (04/04/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -Beverly Ann Foster, 55, formerly of New Madrid, died April 2, 2006, at Portageville Nursing Center. Born April 29, 1950, in Sikeston, to the late James Monroe and Naomi Maxine Clayton Powell, she was a member of the New Madrid Baptist Church...
Lee Proffer (04/04/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Lee Thatcher Proffer, 91, died April 2, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. Born Oct. 5, 1914, at Zadock, son of the late Archie Lee and Mayme Melvina Lewis Proffer, he spent most of his life in the Bloomfield area working as a farmer and an independent road contractor. He was a member of First Baptist Church at Bloomfield where he served as a deacon. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Italy during World War II...
Iris Slinkard (04/03/06)
CHAFFEE - Iris Lee Taylor Slinkard, adoring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Saturday, April 1, 2006. She was born on Oct. 21, 1944, in Chaffee, daughter of Hampton Howard and Maude Louise White Taylor...
Mary Baker (04/03/06)
ORAN - Mary Baker, 84, died April 1, 2006, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Feb. 12, 1922, in Allenville, daughter of the late John and Lilly Randles, she was a homemaker and attended church at the Victory Life Center in Oran. On Sept. 11, 1945, she married William Baker who survives...
Vida Henson (04/03/06)
MORLEY - Vida Esther Henson, 94, died at 5:10 a.m. April 2, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born March 29, 1912, in Gatewood, daughter of the late Wiley Benjamin and Zilpha J. Pulliam Holland, she had worked in retail sales at a men's store. She was a member of the Morley Church of God and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW in Morley...
Kenneth Hopwood (04/03/06)
SIKESTON - Kenneth Hopwood, 83, died April 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan.
Beverly Foster (04/03/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Beverly Foster, 55, died April 2, 2006, at Portageville Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with the DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Mary Cannon (04/03/06)
SIKESTON - Mary Kate Cannon, 88, died April 3, 2006, at her daughter's home in Sikeston. Born June 28, 1917, in Ceroordo, Tenn., she was the daughter of James C. and Nervie Elizabeth Smith Garner. On Aug. 27, 1942, in Caruthersville, she was united in marriage to Thomas T. Cannon Jr., who preceded her in death on March 11, 1982...
Bernice Buck (04/03/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held on Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Church for Bernice Buck, 86, who died March 29, 2006, were: Eric Yates, Kyle Deuster, Kendall Miller, Herbert Dale Lathum, Clem Scheffer and Keith Elsperman. Burial followed in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements...
Cenora Porter (04/03/06)
SIKESTON -- Cenora Teresa "Baby-Bop" Porter, 25, died Marc 29, 2006, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 12, 1980, in Chaffee, daughter of George Daniels of Chicago and Delories Marie Porter of Grand Rapids, Mich., she was a graduate of New Dawn State School and a member of New Morning Star Baptist Church in Haywood City...
Edith Cossey (04/03/06)
WYATT - Edith Adell Cossey, 96, died at 1 a.m. March 31, 2006, at her home. Born Aug. 19, 1909, in Dardanelle, Ark., to the late Wiley and Virgie Turner Hicks, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church...
Doris Slaughter (04/03/06)
ARNOLD - Doris Catherine Slaughter, 77, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died March 30, 2006, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur. Born March 2, 1929, at New Hamburg, daughter of the late Anthony and Estella Burger Hahn, she was a homemaker...
Laura Ryan (04/03/06)
CRYSTAL CITY - Laura S. Ryan, 84, formerly of Puxico, died March 30, 2006, at her home. Born Jan. 6, 1922, daughter of the late William T. and Fannie Hastings Burge, she opened and operated Stylette Beauty Salon until 1986 and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Crystal City, where she served as an usher. She was a member of the Jefferson County Art Guild, Jefferson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Horticulture Study Club...
Ruth Sharp (04/03/06)
SIKESTON - Ruth Inez Felker Sharp, 92, died March 29, 2006, at her home. Born October 21, 1913, in Sikeston, daughter of the late C. E. "Daddy" and Bertie Utterback Felker, she lived her entire life in Sikeston except for two years in Poplar Bluff during World War II. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, having joined that congregation seventy years ago...
Sonny Copeland (04/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Earl B. "Sonny" Copeland, 84, died April 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Monday.
Michael Foulk (04/28/06)
DELTA -- Michael Scott Foulk, 24, died April 27, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Velva Robisky (04/28/06)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral service conducted on Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Velva Robisky, who died on April 22, 2006, were: Charlie Smith, Barry Reynolds, Ted Overall, Charles Gibson, James Netherland and Glyn Jarrell...
Debbie Reynolds (04/28/06)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for the services conducted at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel today for Debbie Stewart Reynolds who died on April 24, 2006, were: Brian Guffy, Anthony Quartararo, Mike Ellebracht, Mike McClain, Mike Harty and Danny Hodge.
Dink Allen (04/28/06)
NEW MADRID -- Mara Jack "Dink" Allen, 55, died April 24, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 31, 1950, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Pauline Kolwyck Allen. One sister, Betty Claire Allen, also preceded her in death...
Rita Caldwell (04/28/06)
PUXICO -- Rita Caldwell, 88, died April 27, 2006, at Puxico Nursing Center. Born Oct. 21, 1917, near Arab, daughter of the late William Edgar and Rachel Aretta Williams Watson, she was a homemaker and baby sitter in her home. She attended the Egypt Church near Puxico...
Eveline McVey (04/28/06)
PATTERSON - Eveline McVey, 71, formerly of Sikeston, died April 26, 2006, at her home. Born Sept. 8, 1934, in Vienna, Austria, she had lived the past five years in Patterson. She was a retired sales clerk and a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston...
Willie Deason (04/28/06)
BLODGETT - Willie Lee "Bill" Deason, 88, died April 27, 2006, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born July 7, 1917, in Dyersburg, Tenn., daughter of the late Robert Adam and Cora Frances Knox McDaniel, she was a member of Morley Church of Christ...
Ollie C. Amick (04/28/06)
SCOTT CITY - Olliver Charles Amick, 86, died April 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday...
Virginia Walker (04/25/06)
ADVANCE -- Virginia Walker, 72, died April 23, 2006, at Advance Nursing Center. Born Sept. 15, 1933, in Bell City, daughter of the late John and Mollie Schrock Wallace, she was a cable tester for Horizon Co. in Advance and was of the Baptist belief...
Lee Sanford (04/25/06)
ST. LOUIS - Leon "Lee" Sanford, 93, died April 21, 2006, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 4, 1913, in Kennett, daughter of the late Daniel W. and Eva Hearn Sanford, she moved to Cape Girardeau a few months ago and lived in St. Louis for many years where she worked at Libson's Specialty Shop. She was a member of the United Methodist Church...
Debbie Reynolds (04/25/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Debbie Stewart Reynolds, 53, died April 24, 2006, at her home near Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Kenneth Gore (04/25/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Kenneth R. Gore, 56, died at 4:36 a.m. April 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 22, 1950, in Sikeston, to Imogene Gore of East Prairie and the late Loren Alfred Gore Sr., he lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was employed by Bryant Farms. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Vietnam War...
Velva Robisky (04/25/06)
DALLAS - Velva Orene Robisky, 90, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died April 22, 2006, at the Charlton Methodist Hospital in Dallas. Born March 12, 1916, in Bernie, Mo., daughter of the late Richard H. and Effie Adeline Jerls McCamish, she was a cosmetologist and owned and operated a beauty shop in Dexter for many years. In 1978, she moved to Cedar Hills, Texas, where she lived for many years and was a member of the Trinity Assembly of God Church. She returned to Dexter and later moved to Dallas...
Beulah Craft (04/25/06)
BERNIE - Beulah Craft, 87, died April 23, 2006, at the Malden Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Clara Mills (04/25/06)
MATTHEWS - Clara Marie Mills, 85, died April 25, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Sonny Copeland (04/30/06)
SIKESTON - Earl B. "Sonny" Copeland, 84, died at 11:47 p.m. April 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 2, 1921, in Steele, to the late William Simon and Allie D. Curtis Copeland, he served in the United States Army during World War II. He was owner and operator of the Union 76 Truck Plaza in Matthews and a member of the Church of Christ in Blytheville, Ark...
Dusty Pardon (04/30/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Dustin "Dusty" E. Pardon, 20, died April 28, 2006, at Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Dennis Crowley (04/30/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted on Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dolan Rogers, pastor of First Baptist Church of Bertrand officiating, for Dennis Crowley, who died April 27, 2006, were: Gary Prindle, Butch Dirnberger, Dale Twitty, Robert Davis, Doyle Denbow and Loman Gardner...
Russell Fleeman (04/30/06)
DEXTER - Russell Fleeman, died April 29, 2006, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Olliver Amick (04/30/06)
SCOTT CITY - Olliver Charles Amick, 86, died April, 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 30, 1920, at Maiden Rock, Wis., son of Arnold Otto and Delila M. Walsh Amick. He and Betty Jo St. Clair were married on March 28, 1948, at Illmo...
Debbie Reynolds (04/26/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Debbie Stewart Reynolds, 53, formerly of Puxico, died April 24, 2006, at her home. Born April 4, 1953, in Dexter, daughter of Nina Gibson Stewart of Poplar Bluff and the late Donald Stewart, she was a 1972 graduate of Puxico High School. She moved to Poplar Bluff in 2005 after living 20 years in Florida. She worked as a clerk at the Christian Book Store and as a D.J. at KOKS in Poplar Bluff...
Clara Mills (04/26/06)
MATTHEWS -- Clara Marie Mills, 85, died April 25, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 28, 1929, in Matthews, daughter of the late George Benjamin and Lula June Mills, she was a member of the Methodist Church of Matthews. Survivors include: one daughter, Lou Ella Brown of Owasso, Okla.; one brother, John Richard "Dickie" Gossett of Columbus, Miss.; one sister, Rosalie Burch of Springfield, Ill.; and one granddaughter, Shauna Claire Brown-...
Tony Hines (04/26/06)
CHARLESTON - Tony "Gramps" Hines, 86, died April 18, 2006, at his home. Born Dec. 12, 1919, in Phillippy, Tenn., to the late Will and Laura Murphy, he was raised after the age of 10 by the late Walter Hines. He was united in marriage to Samela Hines who preceded him in death in 1986. He later married Hattie Henry Hines who preceded him in death in 2000...
Ben Ashley (04/26/06)
NEW MADRID - Ben Ashley, 77, died April 25, 2006, at the Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. Richard's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Irene Foreman (04/26/06)
GRAY RIDGE -- Irene Cora Foreman, 75, died April 24, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 15, 1930, in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Jerry and Cora Truett Book. She first married Jake Brown who preceded her in death. On Feb. 25, 1967, in New Madrid, she married Floyd Foreman who preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1991...
Beulah Craft (04/26/06)
BERNIE - Beulah Mae Craft, 87, died April 23, 2006, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born Aug. 29, 1918, daughter of the late John and Nettie Lorenda Welch Hester, she was a homemaker and a member of the Bernie Christian Church. On May 29, 1935, in Piggott, Ark., she married Rube F. Craft who preceded her in death on April 9, 1995...
Polly Bandy (04/26/06)
CHAFFEE -- Pauline "Polly" Bandy, 90, died at 6 a.m. April 25, 2006, at her home. Born May 22, 1915, in Morley, daughter of the late Ralph Thomas and Carrie Bell Turnipseed Carter, she had worked as a waitress at the Sand's Motel Restaurant in Cape Girardeau and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Chaffee...
Georgia Davis (04/26/06)
CHARLESTON - Georgia B. Davis, 65, died April 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 6, 1940, in Forrest City, Ark., to the late L.S. and Leoria Sisk McCain Sr., she lived many years in Missouri and was a member of St. Matthews Baptist Church...
Ronald Chambers (04/27/06)
CHARLESTON - Ronald Edward Chambers, 64, died at 10:15 p.m. April 26, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 30, 1941, in Charleston, to the late Edward F. and Mary Lou Chambers, he had lived his entire life in Charleston, where he was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and a graduate of St. Henry Catholic High School. He worked as an electrician at Nardenia U.S.A. in Jackson and was a member of the Knights of Columbus...
Doris Stroud (04/27/06)
PUXICO - Doris Stroud, 79, died April 26, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 22, 1927, in St. Louis, daughter of the late George and Lula Skagges Brooks, she was a secretary for the McGraw-Hill Company in St. Louis where she had lived for many years before returning in 1996 to Puxico where she was a member of the Christian Church...
Roger McCollum (04/27/06)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Roger Dale McCollum, 53, died April 24, 2006, at his home. Born April 28, 1952, son of the late Clifford Morlin and Cona Hobbs McCollum, he had worked as a truck driver for Consolidated Freight and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survivors include: two sons, Jason L. ...
Nancy Hueckel (04/27/06)
DEXTER - Nancy June Hueckel, 35, died April 26, 2006, at her home. Born July 18, 1970, at Kennett, daughter of Margie Mouser Hueckel of Essex and the late Larry Dean Hueckel, she worked in real estate sales in Dexter and was of the Protestant belief...
Dale Kester (04/27/06)
BERNIE - Dale Kester, 57, died April 24, 2006, at his home. Born March 22, 1949, at Poplar Bluff, son of Jessie Lee Kester of Bernie and the late Arthur Kester, he was a set-up operator for Arvin-Meritor in Dexter and a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Vietnam War...
Ben H. Ashley (04/27/06)
NEW MADRID - Ben H. Ashley, 77, died April 25, 2006, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. Born July 5, 1928, near Morrilton, Ark., son of the late William Thad and Lucille McCoole Ashley, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a charter member of the Brown-Twitty Post 595 of the American Legion and VFW Post 7183 in Lilbourn. ...
Dennis Crowley (04/27/06)
MOREHOUSE - Dennis R. Crowley, 70, died April 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 15, 1935, in Morehouse, son of Yutteve (Treece) Crowley of Sikeston and the late Ray Crowley, he was a veteran of the United States Navy, stationed at Great Lakes. He was a maintenance supervisor for Good Humor-...
Faye Wadeking (04/27/06)
SIKESTON - Faye N. "Peachie" Wadeking, 87, died April, 26, 2006, at Missouri Veterans Home in Jackson. Born July 28, 1918, at Campbell, daughter of the late Noah and Dolly Abernathy, she was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. ...
Lillian Godwin (04/24/06)
HOUSTON, Texas - Lillian Marie Godwin, 85, died April 22, 2006, at Houston North West Medical Center in Houston. Born May 21, 1920, in Bernie, Mo., daughter of the late Andrew Pearl and Evalee Young Hope, she was a former nurse for 20 years at Dexter, Mo., Memorial Hospital and affiliated with the Assembly of God Church in Houston...
Jessie Baer (04/24/06)
CATOOSA, Okla. - Jessie Pearl Blankinship Baer, 69, died April 22, 2006, in Catoosa. Born March 29, 1937, in Canalou, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Conliff and Ruby Blankinship. She was united in marriage to Larry Baer who survives of the home...
Velva Robisky (04/24/06)
DALLAS - Velva Robisky, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died April 22, 2006, at the Carlton Methodist Hospital in Dallas. Arrangements are incomplete at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Kenneth Gore (04/24/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Kenneth Gore, 56, died at 4:36 a.m. April 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Irene Beggs (04/24/06)
SCOTT CITY - Irene Beggs, 92, died at 3:45 a.m. April 22, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 1, 1913, in Chaffee, son of the late James Irvin Lewis and Ora Irene Grant Lewis Eastwood, she had been employed as a bookkeeper with A.E. Birk and Son of Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Centenary Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau and Irene Ham Lodge of the Ladies Auxiliary of U.T.U...