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Obituaries from May 2006

Patsy Duncan (05/31/06)
SIKESTON - Patsy R. Duncan, 71, died May 30, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Bill Hornburg (05/31/06)
ST. LOUIS - William "Bill" Hornburg, 55, died May 29, 2006, at Portageville. Born Feb. 1, 1951, in Marston, he was the son of the late William Edward and Ila Fay Hickerson Hornburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Rocky Joe Hornburg...
Virginia Geer (05/31/06)
WESTVILLE, Fla. - Services for Virginia Geer, 92, formerly of rural Oran, who died May 25, 2006, were conducted at 11 a.m. today in the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Burial followed in the Forest Hills Cemetery at Morley. Pallbearers were: Philip Black, Zac Black, Eric Kesler, Chad Kesler, Steve Johnson, Andy Johnson and Shelby Dixon...
Lowell Hawkins (05/31/06)
O'FALLON - Lowell Hawkins, 94, formerly of Sikeston, died May 29, 2006, at Garden View Care Center in O'Fallon. Born Sept. 23, 1911, in Obion County, Tenn., son of the late Dock and Pearl Roberts Hawkins, he was a United States Navy veteran. A member of Tanner Street Church of God in Sikeston, he had been a farmer for many years before retiring...
Lenn Wornica (05/31/06)
ST. LOUIS - Lenn Wornica, 90, died May 25, 2006. Born Jan. 13, 1916, son of the late J.P. and Mary Wornica, he graduated from Vanduser High School. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II, and a member of the VFW Post 2593 and the CCC's...
Sylvia McConnell (05/31/06)
ORAN - Sylvia Marie Hooker McConnell, 84, died May 29, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 17, 1922, in Oran, daughter of the late Werner Washington and Rosa Ann Schlosser Hooker, she was a member of the Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, St. Ann's Sodality, Morley V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary 5368 and Cape Girardeau Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter 16...
Jack Thompson (05/30/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Pallbearers at services conducted today at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield for Aron "Jack" Thompson, who died May 23, 2006, were: Kenneth Edgeston, Gary Edgeston, Calvin Grayson, Warren Whitaker, Lawrence Jacobs and James Durden...
Bill Hornburg (05/30/06)
NEW MADRID -- William "Bill" Hornburg, 55, died May 29, 2006, at Portageville. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Lowell Hawkins (05/30/06)
O'FALLON - Lowell Hawkins, 94, formerly of Sikeston, died May 29, 2006, at Garden View Care Center in O'Fallon. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Leonard Barnes (05/30/06)
DEXTER - Leonard Travis Barnes, 90, formerly of Anniston, died at 2:15 a.m., May 29, 2006, in the John J. Persing V.A. Medical Center at Poplar Bluff. Born May 26, 1919, in Medina, Tenn., to the late Frank and Cleva Ann King Barnes, he lived most of his life in Wolf Island and Anniston, where he was a retired farmer. He was a veteran of the Unites States Army, having served during World War II, and was awarded the Purple Heart, two Silver Stars and four Bronze Stars...
Rita Church (05/30/06)
POCAHONTAS, Ill. - Rita R. Church, 85, died at 11:45 a.m. May 25, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland. Born March 21, 1921, in Charleston, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Louise Halter Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters...
Virginia Geer (05/30/06)
WESTVILLE, Fla. -- Virginia Geer, 92, formerly of rural Oran, Mo., died at 11: 35 p.m. May 25, 2006, at Wiregrass Medical Center in Geneva, Ala. Born May 9, 1914, in Morley, Mo., daughter of the late Fred Emerson and Mabel Tomlinson Black, she was a housewife and homemaker. A member of First Baptist Church in Vanduser, Mo., she also taught Sunday school and was a member of the Women's Missionary Union...
Betty Hardesty (05/30/06)
PARMA - Betty Louise Meier Hardesty, 78, died May 29, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 24, 1927, in Parma, to the late Harry J. and Welta Lewis Meier, she was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Malden and had lived in Parma most of her life except for two and a half years spent in Gulf Port, Miss...
David Watkins Sr. (05/30/06)
MORLEY - David Michael Watkins Sr., 55, died May 27, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 17, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Norella Marie Graham Watkins of Morley and the late Elmer Clifton Watkins, he was a member of the Cowboy Church in Sikeston and had been a truck driver...
Jimmy Henry (05/30/06)
WILLIAMSVILLE - Jimmy Dale Henry, 69, died May 26, 2006, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 10, 1936, in Lilbourn, to the late James Welton and Lillie Mae (Foster) Henry, he was a member of the United States Navy from 1955 to 1968...
Jimmy Henry (05/28/06)
POPLAR BLUFF - Jimmy Dale Henry, 69, died May 26,2006 at Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Cotrell Funeral Service in Poplar Bluff.
G.H. Parsons (05/28/06)
DEXTER - G.H. Parsons, 72, died May 25, 2006, in the Heartland Residential Care Center at Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 6, 1933, at Delaware, Ark., son of the late James W. and Minnie Drewrey Parsons, he was a member of the Teamsters, a retired truck driver for American Bakeries in St. Louis and of the Baptist belief...
Eathel Wilson (05/28/06)
BERNIE - Eathel Ella Wilson, 90, died May 25, 2006, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 16, 1916, in Bernie, daughter of the late Edgar and Pearl Abernathy Losh, she was a lifelong resident of Bernie where she was a homemaker and a member of White Oak Grove General Baptist Church...
G.H. Parsons (05/26/06)
DEXTER - G.H. Parsons, 72, died May 25, 2006, in the Heartland Care and Rehab Center at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Eathel Wilson (05/26/06)
BERNIE - Eathel Wilson, 90, formerly of Bernie, died May 25, 2006, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie.
Jack Thompson (05/26/06)
ESSEX - Aron "Jack" Thompson, 87, died May 23, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 20, 1918, in Rosston, Ark., he was the son of the late Jeff and Dessie Mae Young Thompson. Formerly of California, he lived in Essex for the past 33 years, where he was a member of the New Mt. ...
William Harris (05/25/06)
SIKESTON - William Dalton Harris, 84, died at 8:20 p.m. May 23, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 16, 1921, in Ridgely, Tenn. to the late Will and Allie Howell Harris, he had lived in Illinois and Oklahoma before moving to Sikeston in 1995...
John Clubbs (05/25/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - John Arthur Clubbs, 65, died at 11 a.m. May 23, 2006, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. Born June 29, 1940, in Dunklin County to the late Arthur and Virginia Williford Clubbs, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a member of the Diehlstadt General Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served 17 years during the Vietnam War...
Linda Turner (05/05/06)
CHICAGO - Linda Joyce Pullen Turner, 48, died April 27, 2006. She was the daughter of Arne and Bernice Pullen. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ at Sikeston. Arne Pullen Sr. will officiate...
James Cossiboom (05/05/06)
SCOTT CITY -- James "Boomer" Cossiboom, 48, died at 5:52 p.m. May 2, 2006, at Methodist Germantown Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. Born Sept. 24, 1957, in Cape Girardeau, son of Bessie Arleen Huffman Tipsword of Scott City and the late Henry Alonzo Cossiboom, he worked as an engineer for Burlington-Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. in Chaffee for 13 years...
Helen Turner (05/05/06)
SIKESTON -- Helen Turner, 89, died May 3, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born June 18, 1916, in Kenmare, N.D., daughter of the late Christian and Anna Holt Anderson, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Her husband, Noal Turner, preceded her in death in 1979...
Frances Drake (05/05/06)
CANALOU -- Mary Frances Drake, 87, died May 4, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Tentative plans are for visitation Monday evening and a funeral Tuesday morning at Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Phyllis Throgmorton (05/05/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services held today at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Phyllis Joyner Throgmorton, 88, who died on May 1, 2006, were: Bob Joyner, Paul Lindlau, Joseph O'Neil, Austin O'Neil, Brian Francis Hegney, Brian Joseph Hegney and Harry Garwood Sharp III...
Makayla Wheatley (05/05/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Makayla Nicole Wheatley, 4 months, died May 4, 2006, at her home. Born Dec. 18, 2005, at Sikeston, she was the daughter of Bobby Don Wheatley and Jessica Lynn Edwards of East Prairie. In addition to her parents, survivors include: one sister, Alexandra Edwards of the home: four brothers, Andrew Edwards of Benton, Zachery Edwards, Brendon Revelle and Evan Wheatley, all of the home; paternal grandparents, Bobby and Linda Wheatley of East Prairie; paternal great-grandparents, Virginia Galemore and Arthur Wheatley of East Prairie; maternal grandparents, Sherry Smith of East Prairie and Steve Edwards of Jones, Okla., maternal great-grandmother, Katherine Edwards of East Prairie; and maternal stepgrandfather, Alvin Smith of East Prairie; and many uncles, aunts and cousins.. ...
Nancy Jackson (05/05/06)
DEXTER - Nancy Jackson, 91, died May 4, 2006, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born March 28, 1915, in Doniphan, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Mayberry Bates, she had lived in Southeast Missouri and Dexter for many years. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief...
Maerene Parks (05/23/06)
MOREHOUSE - Maerene Parks, 67, died May 22, 2006, at her home in Morehouse. Born Dec. 31, 1938, in Hardin County, Tenn., daughter of the late William Albert and Ermadean (Flippo) Hurley, she had worked for International Shoe Company in Sikeston and was of the Baptist faith...
Otto Davis (05/23/06)
SIKESTON - Otto Kermitt Davis, 86, died at 5:07 p.m. May 22, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Oct. 29, 1919, in Haleyville, Ala., son of the late Renfro S. and Alice Beck Davis, he was of the Baptist belief, had worked for the Scott County Milling Co. in Sikeston and was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II...
Marilyn King (05/23/06)
PIGGOTT, Ark. - Marilyn Gallagher King, 78, died May 21, 2006, in Piggott. Born Feb. 17, 1928, in Butler, Pa., daughter of the late Earl and Edith Gallagher, she was a member of Hitt's Chapel General Baptist Church. On Nov. 23, 1946, in Detroit, she was united in marriage to James W. King, who survives of the home...
Lee Lewis (05/23/06)
SIKESTON - Melvin Leon "Lee" Lewis, 59, died at 10:35 a.m. May 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 17, 1946, in Warrenton, son of Erma Schriener Lewis of Auxvasse and the late Melvin Lee Lewis, he worked for Dean Farms and was of the Methodist belief...
Doris Kelley (05/12/06)
NEW MADRID -- Doris A. Kelley, 56, died May 10, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 8, 1950, at New Madrid, the daughter of Virginia Jones Howell of New Madrid and the late Dorris B. "Ted" Howell, she was a member of the New Madrid Eagles Aerie 4206...
Albert McCulley (05/12/06)
BELL CITY -- Albert McCulley, 57, died May 10, 2006, at his home. Born May 13, 1948, at Bell City, son of the late Henry and Rose McCulley, he was a laborer and a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War. On May 6, 1971, he married Jennie Turner who preceded him in death on July 23, 1991...
Buddy Kimball (05/12/06)
NEW MADRID - Jessie Charles "Buddy" Kimball, 79, died May 10, 2006, at his home. Born July 27, 1926, in New Madrid, he was the son of the late Willard Leslie and Gladys Robie Kimball. Survivors include: seven children and their spouses, Jessie and Kay Kimball, Robert Kimball, Sandy Kimball, Benny and Joyce Kimball and Jackie and James Crafton of New Madrid, Julie and Gerald Brock of Marston and Mike and Leah Kimball of Houston, Texas; three brothers, Buster Kimball of Lilbourn, Thurman Watson Kimball of Sikeston and Eugene "Binks" Kimball of New Madrid; three sisters, Imogene Hunt of the state of California, Shirley Anne Kimball of New Madrid and Lillian Ruth Davis of Sikeston; and 15 grandchildren.. ...
George Felker (05/12/06)
CHAFFEE -- George L. Felker, 79, died at 11:40 a.m. May 10, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 18, 1926, in Glen Allen, son of the late Luther and Veda Burns Felker, he was a retired self-employed farmer and agriculture teacher having taught at Advance, Bell City and Delta. He was a member of the Glen Allen Methodist Church, a lifetime member of the Chaffee VFW Post 3127 and a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II...
Norman Underwood (05/19/06)
PUXICO - Norman 'Nellie' Underwood, 83, died May 17, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Aug. 15, 1922, son of the late Walter and Ola Humphrey Underwood, he spent most of his life in the Bloomfield Community. He owned and operated Underwood Shell Station for many years, worked at Christian's Store in Bloomfield for the past 25 years and was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II. ...
Ella Quinn (05/21/06)
CHARLESTON -- Ella Mae Quinn, 79, died May 16, 2006, at her daughter's home in Charleston. Born Oct. 10, 1926, in Union Town, Ky., daughter of the late William Henry and Ida Mae Young Chick, she was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Henson...
Mildred Gregory (05/19/06)
DEXTER - Mildred D. Gregory, 73, died May 18, 2006, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Charles Chesmore (05/19/06)
SIKESTON - Charles Walter Chesmore, 75, died May 18, 2006, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Elsie Dowdy (05/19/06)
HURRICANE, W.Va. -- Elsie Dowdy, 96, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died May 18, 2006, at Hurricane. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Hollie Cutright Jr. (05/19/06)
CHAFFEE - Hollie Robert "Bob" Cutright Jr., 64, died at 7:15 p.m. May 18, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 23, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lucille B. Thorn Cutright of Cape Girardeau and the late Hollie Robert Cutright Sr., he had worked at Jim Wilson Company in Cape Girardeau after retiring as a parts clerk from Superior Electric in Cape Girardeau after 25 years of service...
Maerene Parks (05/24/06)
MOREHOUSE - Pallbearers for services scheduled for Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home for Maerene Parks, who died May 22, 2006, will be: Brian Curry, Lester Draper, George Gross, Jackie Hayes Sr., Jackie Hayes Jr. and Allen Williams.
John Clubbs (05/24/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - John Clubbs, 65, died May 23, 2006, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Carl Carrier (05/24/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Carl Eugene Carrier, 74, died May 20, 2006, at his home. Born May 13, 1932, at Bell City, son of the late John and Bessie Smith Carrier, he retired from the United States Army after 23 years of service where he spent two tours in Vietnam. ...
Ozell Jones Sr. (05/24/06)
CHARLESTON - Ozell Jones Sr., 64, died May 21, 2006, at his home. Born Sept. 10, 1941, in Forrest City, Ark., to the late John and Essie Lee Ford Jones Sr., he lived over 46 years in the state of Missouri. Survivors include: his wife, Joyce J. Jones, of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Rodney and Pam Jones of Charleston, Ozell and Lisa Jones Jr. of Pulaski, Ill. and Allan Jones of Peoria, Ill.; five daughters and two sons-...
Tyler Glaus (05/08/06)
CHAFFEE -- Tyler Joseph Glaus, 18, died May 5, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center from injuries sustained in a work-related tractor accident. He was born Oct. 9, 1987 at Cape Girardeau, son of Stacey Gerard and Carla Ann Berghoff Glaus. Tyler was a senior at Notre Dame Regional High School and attended the automotive technology class at the Career and Technology Center where he was a member of Skills USA-VICA. ...
Mazie Bryant (05/08/06)
CHAFFEE -- Mrs. Mazie Aslee Bryant, 83, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 5, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Scopus, daughter of Lee Estes and Maudie Mae Cook Estes. She and Roy C. Bryant were married on Oct. 25, 1941, in Chaffee. He preceded her in death on March 7, 1988...
Anita Ziegler (05/08/06)
BENTON -- Anita Agnes "Needy" Ziegler, 78, died May 6, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 21, 1927, in New Hamburg, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Cecelia Westrich Glastetter. She and Arthur L. Ziegler were married on Aug. ...
Phyllis Throgmorton (05/08/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted at Memorial Park Cemetery on Friday for Phyllis Joyner Thorgmorton, 88, who died on May 1, 2006, were: Bob Joyner, son; Paul Lindlau, grandson; Joseph O'Neil, grandson-in-law; Austin O'Neil, great-grandson; Brian Francis Hegney, grandson-in-law; and Brian Joseph Hegney, great-grandson. The Rev. Harry Garwood Sharp III conducted the graveside services. Paid obituary...
James McCormick (05/08/06)
ALLENVILLE -- James Eugene McCormick, 73, died May 6, 2006, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Born March 6, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elmer and Juanita Morris McCormick, he was a self-employed carpenter and had served in the U.S. Army...
Fern Finley (05/08/06)
SCOTT CITY -- Myrtle Fern Finley, 93, died Friday, May 5, 2006, at her home. Born Aug. 29, 1912, at Zalma, daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Effie Wills Stephens, she was a member of New Life Gospel Center in Scott City. On Nov. 15, 1934, at Benton, she married Oliver Thomas "O.T." Finley who preceded her in death on May 6, 1994...
Mary Freed (05/10/06)
SIKESTON - Mary Lavada Freed, 82, died at 11:30 a.m. May 9, 2006, at her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday.
Madalyn Mitchem (05/10/06)
VENICE, Fla. -- Madalyn Mitchem Atkin, 87, formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died April 7, 2006, at Venice Regional Medical Center in Venice. Born Oct. 5, 1918, near Lathrop, Mo., she was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Lilbourn. Her husband, Bill Mitchem Jr., preceded her in death in 1976. She later married Wendell Atkins who survives of the home...
Robert Clayton (05/10/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Robert T. Clayton, 78, died May 8, 2006, at his home. Born Feb. 11, 1928, he was the son of the late Robert Clayton. Survivors include: one son, Robert P. Clayton; one daughter, Peggy Sue; two brothers; two sisters; and a special friend, Jeanette Bugg...
Cleveland Taylor (05/17/06)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Cleveland Taylor, who died on May 10, 2006, were: Johnny Taylor, Alonzo Harris, Anthony Dennis, Jerome Session, Vincent Dennis, Isaiah Dennis and Archie Dennis...
Debra Rose (05/17/06)
DEXTER -- Debra Joyce Rose, 48, died May 15, 2006, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born June 8, 1957, in St. Louis, daughter of Brenda Boon of Dexter, she was raised in Puxico and moved to Poplar Bluff before returning to Dexter where she lived for many years. She had worked as a dispatcher for B & J Trucking in Kennett and had also prepared taxes...
Christopher Meador (05/17/06)
LILBOURN - Christopher Gaylen Meador, 34, died May 16, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Marvin Hartwick (05/03/06)
BERTRAND - Marvin Clark Hartwick, 92, died at 2:53 a.m. May 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1913, in Guy, Ark., to the late John Leonard and Emma Edwards Hartwick, he lived 32 years in St. Louis where he was a member of the Apostolic Oneness Holiness Church and was employed with the Chase Bag Corporation until his retirement in 1978. ...
Phyllis Throgmorton (05/03/06)
SIKESTON - Phyllis Joyner Throgmorton died peacefully at her home in Sikeston on May 1, after a brief bout with cancer. Daughter of Floyd L. and Elnora Gross, she was born on July 24, 1917, in New Madrid, Mo. She was married to Glen L. Joyner on October 31, 1937, and he preceded her in death February 16, 1969. She married Dr. Howard B. Throgmorton February 24, 1971, and he preceded her in death May 15, 1985...
Helen Campbell (05/03/06)
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Helen L. Campbell, 87, passed away May 1, 2006, at Health Care at Adams Place. A native of Pitman, Ark., she was a military wife and lived in many states before moving to Murfreesboro where she lived for the past 46 years. She was a member of Third Baptist Church and a homemaker...
George Kennedy (05/03/06)
KEWANEE -- George M. Kennedy, 70, died at 11:43 a.m. May 1, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 14, 1936, in Walnut, Miss., son of the late Willie V. and Thelma Leona Gates Kennedy, he had worked as a truck driver for over 40 years, retiring from Edwards Transportation in East Prairie. He was of the Baptist belief...
Woody Horton (05/03/06)
DEXTER - Woodrow "Woody" Horton, 88, died May 2, 2006, in the Cypress Point Healthcare at Dexter. Born July 25, 1917, at Lamar, Ark., son of the late Warren and Ruth Ann Overby Horton, he was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II, and of the Methodist faith. He and his wife were the former owners of Faye's Bakery in Dexter for 42 years...
Lucille Bates (05/03/06)
DEXTER - Lucille Bates, 85, died May 2, 2006, in the emergency room of the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Sept. 9, 1920, at Bernie, daughter of the late James and Ora Vineyard Kifer, she was a homemaker and a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Freddie Akridge III (05/03/06)
PARMA - Freddie Gene Akridge III, 3, died May 1, 2006, at his home. Born Dec. 24, 2002, he was the son of Freddie Gene Akridge II and Rebecca Mead, both of Parma. In addition to his parents, survivors include: one brother, Christopher Jay Lawson of the home; his paternal grandparents, Peggy and Larry Murphy of New Madrid and Freddie Akridge Sr. of Catron; his maternal grandparents, Bobbie Nell Mead of Bernie and Richard Lewis Mead Sr.; and great-...
Nellie White (05/03/06)
ST. LOUIS - Nellie Mae White, 87, formerly of Matthews, died April 30, 2006, in the Woodland Nursing Home at St. Louis. Born Dec. 14, 1918, in Starville, Miss., daughter of the late Nel and Smitty Hamilton, she was a member of Greer Chapel Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Willie Mills (05/03/06)
ORAN -- Willie B. Mills, 72, died April 28, 2006, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Jan. 8, 1934, in Malden, daughter of the late Everie and Georgia Mae Steward, she was a member of Divine Second Chance Ministries and was a former member of Greers Chapel Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Dale Hulan (05/03/06)
SIKESTON - Dale Scott Hulan, 50, died April 29, 2006, in Springfield, Ill. Born Aug. 22, 1955, in Lakewood, Calif., to Richard Hulan of Mountain Home, Ark. and the late Lynnette DeCrow Hulan, he was a driver for Reliable Trucking Company and had served four years with the United States Navy...
Goldie Mosley (05/07/06)
ST. LOUIS - Goldie Mae Mosley, 80, died April 27, 2006, in St. Louis. Born Feb. 12, 1926, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Dewy and Arie Evans. Survivors include: two sons, Jessie and Leonard of Oklahoma City, Okla.; six daughters, Nadine, Annie, Laura, Linda, Judy and Cherrie of St. Louis; one brother, Willie Evans of St. Louis; one sister, Louise Evans of Marston; 47 grandchildren; 99 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren...
Mazie Bryant (05/07/06)
CHAFFEE - Mazie Alee Bryant, 83, died May 5, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Frances Drake (05/07/06)
CANALOU -- Mary Frances Drake, 77, died at 6:55 a.m. May 4, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 16, 1929, in Marston, daughter of the late James and Freddie Marie Masters Carter, she was a lifelong resident of Canalou where she was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
George Kennedy (05/07/06)
KEWANEE -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for George M. Kennedy, 70, who died on May 1, 2006, were: Brian L. Kennedy, Jerry W. Pannell, Terry Kennedy, Gary Kennedy, Nick Kennedy and Robert Horn.
Doug Taylor (05/07/06)
SIKESTON - Doug Taylor, 87, died May 6, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Dusty Pardon (05/02/06)
PORTAGEVILLE - Dustin "Dusty" E. Pardon, 20, died April 28, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn. Born Sept. 9, 1985, in Hayti, son of Eugene and Linda Nolen Pardon of Portageville, he had attended Portageville High School. In addition to his parents, survivors include: his grandmother, Martha Nolen of Portageville; and two brothers, Eric Pardon of Portageville and Billy Gene Pardon of Senatobia, Miss...
Mildred Stanley (05/02/06)
SIKESTON -- Mildred Stanley, 95, died at 1 p.m. April 29, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Aug. 14, 1910, in Waverly, Tenn., daughter of the late Allen W. and Eudora Byrn Warren, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Matthews and had been a social worker and supervisor for the Missouri Division of Family Services in Mississippi County for 12 years and in Scott County for 10 years. She was a volunteer for many years in extension work at the Missouri Farm Bureau and 4-H...
Hazel Schlosser (05/02/06)
CHAFFEE -- Hazel Shell Schlosser, 96, died April 30, 2006, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 23, 1909, in Grassy, daughter of the late Fulton and Tula Harrold Cooper, she was a beautician and had owned and operated Shell's Beauty Shop in Chaffee before retiring. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Chaffee, Chaffee Senior Citizens and Chaffee Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 3127...
Marvin Hartwick (05/02/06)
BERTRAND - Marvin Clark Hartwick, 92, died at 2:53 a.m. May 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1913, in Guy, Ark., to the late John Leonard and Emma Edwards Hartwick, he lived 32 years in St. Louis where he was a member of the Apostolic Oneness Holiness Church and was employed with the Chase Bag Corporation until his retirement in 1978. ...
Julie Wilson (05/02/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Julia Laverna Wilson, 96, died at 10:05 a.m. May 1, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Dec. 28, 1909, in Lamar, Ind., daughter of the late John M. and Georgia Anna Oliveano Ryker, she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God at Chaffee...
Christopher Milne (05/02/06)
SIKESTON - Christopher Lewis Milne, 27, died April 30, 2006, at his home. Born May 11, 1978, in St. Louis, son of Lisa Mahurin of Sikeston and the late Terry Milne, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bertrand and had served in the U.S. Army...
Phyllis Throgmorton (05/02/06)
SIKESTON - Phyllis Joyner Throgmorton, 88, died at 6 p.m. May 1, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Martha Bingham (05/02/06)
SALTILLO, Tenn. - Martha Littlefield Bingham, 68, died April 29, 2006, at Jackson-Madison County General in Jackson, Tenn. She was united in marriage to Alex Eugene Bingham who survives. Other survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Jena Margaret Bingham Cook and her husband, Phillip Douglas Cook of Sikeston; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Anita and Malloy Newman of Morris Chapel, Tenn.; Mary Ann Handy of Adamsville, Tenn. ...
Mary Freed (05/11/06)
SIKESTON - Mary Lavada Freed, 82, died at 11:30 a.m. May 9, 2006, at her home. Born March 25, 1924, in Dublin, Ark., to the late Joseph Lenus and Virgie Holt Ranzie, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On March 20, 1943, she married Samuel Everett Manning who preceded her in death on Sept. 20, 1945. She later married Paul L. Freed on Oct. 1, 1946, in Charleston, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2006...
Doris Kelley (05/11/06)
NEW MADRID -- Doris A. Kelley, 56, died May 10, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
George Howe (05/11/06)
SIKESTON -- George Lowell Howe, 87, died May 10, 2006, at his home in Sikeston. Born Jan. 5, 1919, near Bristow, Ind., he was the son of the late Cleve and Ida Howe Kimberlin. His mother died when he was 2 years old, and he was adopted by his mother's first cousins, J. ...
Jere Weeks (05/11/06)
CHILLICOTHE - Geraldine Laverne "Jere" Weeks, 78, died May 5, 2006, at C.W. Gerstenberg Hospice Center of Palm Beach County in West Palm Beach, Fla. Born July 17, 1927, in Edwardsville, Ill., daughter of Hershel and Nellie Dalhaus McDonough, she was a 1945 graduate of Mount Carmel High School in Mount Carmel, Ill., a Hedrick Medical Center volunteer and member of Retired Senior Volunteer Program. ...
Harriet LaRue (05/11/06)
DEXTER -- Harriet LaRue, 77, died May 10, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born July 26, 1928, in Dexter, daughter of the late Dr. Frank and Pauline Sisler LaRue, she was a 1946 Dexter High School graduate and went on to graduate with a bachelor's degree in teaching from Missouri State University. She taught in Bloomfield, Bonne Terre and St. Louis before going back to Missouri State University where she obtained her master's degree...
Buddy Kimball (05/11/06)
NEW MADRID - Buddy Kimball died May 10, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Ruby Baker (05/11/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruby June Baker, 86, died at 4:35 p.m. May 10, 2006, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born June 3, 1919, in Oran, to the late Howard Edward and Laura Annie Owensby Levan, she had lived in East Prairie a number of years, having lived in the Mississippi County area her entire life. She was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Robert Clayton (05/09/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Robert T. Clayton, 78, died May 8, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with the DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Doug Taylor (05/09/06)
SIKESTON -- Ervin Douglas Taylor, 87, died May 6, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 29, 1919, in Sikeston, son of the late Elmos and Imelda Hanner Taylor, he was a member of the Hunter Memorial Presbyterian Church in Sikeston and a veteran of the U.S. ...
Ruth E. Wilson (05/15/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Ruth Wilson, 62, died at 5:20 p.m. May 13, 2006, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born Dec. 18, 1943, in East Prairie, son of the late Kenneth W. and Oval Mae Murphy Hale, she lived all her life in East Prairie. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Christy Wilson of East Prairie; one daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Chris Gower of North Carolina; two brothers, George Hale of Bonne Terre and Danny Hale of Jackson; and three grandchildren, Hunter and Hannah Wilson of East Prairie and Sean Grower of North Carolina.. ...
Sandra Sterling (05/15/06)
SIKESTON - Sandra Sterling, 39, died May 14, 2006, at her home in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Malachi Marshall (05/15/06)
SIKESTON -- Malachi Jamaal Marshall, 3 months, died May 12, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 31, 2006, at Sikeston, he was the son of Gelisha Dionne Luttrell and Krischepher Jamaa'l Marshall of Sikeston. In addition to his parents, other survivors include: maternal grandparents, Delisa Jackson and Michaeal Hunt; paternal grandparents, Renee Jackson and Tyrone and Aimee Marshall; maternal great-grandmothers, Gearlene Luttrell and Josephine Hunt; paternal great-grandparents, Edgar Lee and Mickey Marshall; maternal great-great-grandmother, Mattie Riggs; and paternal great-great-grandparents, Edgar Lee and Almeta Marshall Sr., all of Sikeston.. ...
June Brown (05/15/06)
EAST PRAIRIE -- June LaPlant Brown, 85, died at 2:15 p.m. May 13, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 25, 1920, in the Barnes Ridge community, daughter of the late George Washington and Clara Tanner LaPlant, she lived most of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the First Christian Church...
Gene Bender (05/15/06)
DUDLEY -- Gene Bender, 72, died May 13, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Jan. 1, 1934, at Dudley, son of the late Walter Lee and Velda Knodell Bender, he was a retired farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during the Korean War...
Cory Stotts (05/15/06)
GODFREY, Ill. -- Cory Dean Stotts, 31, died May 13, 2006, at his home. Born July 19, 1974, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Reggie Dean Stotts of Sikeston and Debbie Silverthorn Hurst of Buncombe, he was a member of the First Christian Church at Matthews, Mo. A 1996 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, he was regional manager for NAPA at Mt. Vernon...
Ruthie J. Carter (05/15/06)
ST. LOUIS - Ruthie Joyce Carter, 85, passed away May 13, 2006, after an extended illness at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. Born Nov. 1, 1920, in the Avert Community, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Viola Pruitt Perry. On Feb. 22, 1941, she married Dan W. Carter, who preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1968...
Steve Bess (05/15/06)
SIKESTON - Steve Bess, 59, died at 3 a.m., May 15, 2006, at his home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Molly Mitchell (05/15/06)
MATTHEWS -- Molly Irene Mitchell, infant daughter of Vyron "Trey" and Brandy Jones Mitchell III born May 10, 2006, died at 8:20 p.m. May 11, 2006, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. In addition to her parents, survivors include: a twin brother, Miles Jones Mitchell of the home; paternal grandparents, Vyron and Cynthia Mitchell of Cadiz, Ky.; maternal grandparents, Ron and Marlene Jones of Muskegon, Mich.; paternal great-grandparents, Eunice Mitchell Clark of Fulton, Ky., paternal great-grandparents, Lois Simpson and Harold Puckett of Lake Placid, Fla.; maternal great-grandmother, Martha Simpson; and three uncles, two aunts and 13 cousins.. ...
Clara Wallace (05/16/06)
DEXTER - Clara Jean Wallace, 54, died May 14, 2006, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 15, 1951, at Pontiac, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Boyd and Louise Christian Wallace Sr. Survivors include: two sons, Charles Edward Norman Jr. of the state of Michigan and Lewis Mike Jameson Jr. of Dexter; one daughter, Becky Hartline Norman of Dexter; one brother, Boyd Wallace Jr. of the state of Michigan; and one granddaughter...
Marion Scheffer (05/16/06)
CHAFFEE - Marion G. Scheffer, 51, died at 7 p.m. May 14, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 20, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Lawrence Edward and Adella Marie Heisserer Scheffer, he worked at the Scott County Sheltered Workshop in Sikeston and was a member of the St. ...
Steve Bess (05/16/06)
SIKESTON - L. Steve Bess, 59, died at 3 a.m. May 15, 2006, at his home. Born Oct. 4, 1946, in Ardeola, to the late Rosewell and Mona Sitz Bess, he graduated in 1964 from Bell City Schools, and in 1968, he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Art from Southeast Missouri State University. He served in the United States Army during Vietnam, taught Art for 28 years in the East Prairie R-2 School District and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church...
Lewis Bundy (05/16/06)
SCOTT CITY - Lewis Allen Bundy, 79, died May 14, 2006, at his home. Born May 1, 1927, in Wickliffe, Ky., son of the late Herbert Roscoe and Gracie Etta Perkins Bundy, he was a United States Army veteran having served during World War II, and had been a truck driver for J.T. Pinkston Trucking Company...
Sandra Sterling (05/16/06)
SIKESTON - Sandra Faye Sterling, 39, died at 1 p.m. May 14, 2006, at her home. Born Jan. 16, 1967, at Cape Girardeau, to the late James David and Freda Faye Williamson Green, she was a member of the Illinois Baptist Church in Sikeston. On April 22, 1988, at Benton, she married Robert Todd Sterling, who survives of the home...
Havern Shelton (05/16/06)
JERSEYVILLE, Ill. - Havern Shelton, 75, died May 16, 2006, at Jerseyville Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Christopher Meador (05/18/06)
LILBOURN -- Christopher Gaylen Meador, 34, died May 16, 2006, at his home in Lilbourn. Born May 20, 1971, in Hayti, son of Herbert Joiner of Baldknob, Ark., and Fay Meador of the home, he graduated from Hayti High School and attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark. He was employed at Robinson Construction Co. in Perryville...
Melola Loughary (05/18/06)
ADVANCE -- Melola Ann Loughary, 89, died May 16, 2006, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born March 15, 1917, at Lowndes, daughter of the late Tom and Dovie Phillips Newell, she was a homemaker and member of Christ Gospel Church of Puxico. In 1930, she married Cecil Loughary who preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1973...
Nathaniel Rainey (05/18/06)
MALDEN -- Nathaniel "Red" Rainey, 80, died May 16, 2006, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born June 6, 1925, at Melvina, Miss., son of the late Pank and Alberta Rushing Rainey, he was a retired farmer and member of New Hope Missionary Church of Bernie...
Havern Shelton (05/18/06)
JERSEYVILLE, Ill. - Havern Elmer Shelton, 75, died May 16, 2006, at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehab. Born June 28, 1930, in Chaffee, Mo., son of the late Robert and Sava Merideth Shelton, he retired in 1983 as a shift supervisor for Owens-Ill. Glass Co. in Alton. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War...
Sandra Sterling (05/18/06)
SIKESTON - Sandra Faye Sterling, 39, died at 1 p.m. May 14, 2006, at her home. Born Jan. 16, 1967, at Cape Girardeau, to the late James David and Freda Faye Williamson Green, she was a member of the Illinois Baptist Church in Sikeston. On April 22, 1988, at Benton, she married Robert Todd Sterling, who survives of the home...
Garfery Wilson (05/18/06)
MALDEN -- The Rev. Garfery Wilson, 86, died May 10, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Dec. 27, 1919, in Marianna, Ark., son of the late Jesse David and Carrie Paul Wilson, he was a minister and U.S. Navy seaman first class in World War II. A member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Malden, he was also a member of American Legion and Ministerial Alliance, a past member of the St. Luke Masonic Lodge 80, and he served on Malden City Council from 1980...
Mildred Gregory (05/21/06)
DEXTER -- Mildred Gregory, 73, died May 18, 2006, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born July 14, 1932, at Lavalle, daughter of the late Carl and Maude Jaynes Minehart, in 1950 she moved to Rockford, Ill., where she was a Sunday school teacher for the Assembly of God Church. Following her husband's retirement, she moved back to Dexter in 1987 and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Dexter...
Charles Chesmore (05/21/06)
SIKESTON -- Charles Walter Chesmore, 75, died at 4:20 p.m. on May 18, 2006, at his home. Born March 18, 1931, at Perkins, Okla., son of the late Dave Clinton and Leona E. Smith Chesmore, he served in the U.S. Army in Okinawa during the Korean War and was discharged as a sergeant first class on April 13, 1955, after four years of service overseas. ...
Clifton Cooper (05/21/06)
DEXTER -- Clifton Cooper, 84, died on May 20, 2006, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lyndie Reeves (05/21/06)
DeKALB, Ill. -- Lyndle R. "Sparky" Reeves, 72, of DeKalb, Ill., died May 19, 2006, at the DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center. Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. Monday until time of services at 5 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home Ltd. in DeKalb...
Gary Martin (05/21/06)
ESSEX -- Gary Martin died May 19, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Hazel Hitt (05/21/06)
BLOOMFIELD -- Hazel Bertha Hitt, 89, died May 19, 2006, at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. Born Nov. 7, 1916, at Arbor, she spent most of her life in the Bloomfield community where she was a retired employee of Elder Manufacturing and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church...
Eugene Bender (05/14/06)
DUDLEY - Eugene Bender, 72, died May 13, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Cleveland Taylor (05/14/06)
PERNERMON - Cleveland Taylor, 69, died May 10, 2006, at his home. Born July 5, 1936, in Essex, son of the late John and Ruth Taylor, he worked at the Swift Corporation for thirty years before retiring. On March 7, 2004, he married Bernice Dennis who survives of the home. ...
Willie Mills (05/04/06)
ORAN -- Willie B. Mills, 72, died April 28, 2006, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Jan. 8, 1934, in Malden, daughter of the late Everie and Georgia Mae Steward, she was a member of Divine Second Chance Ministries and was a former member of Greers Chapel Baptist Church in Sikeston...
LeAnn Pflaster (05/04/06)
DEXTER - LeAnn Pflasterer, 45, died April 29, 2006, at her home in Dexter. Born Dec. 13, 1960, in McClainsboro, Ill., she was a member of the Cock Fighters Association of America. On Aug. 8, 1981, in Winkle, Ill., she married Lawrence Pflasterer who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 2003...
Makayla Wheatley (05/04/06)
EAST PRAIRIE - Makayla Wheatley, 4 months old, died May 4, 2006, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
James Cossiboom (05/04/06)
SCOTT CITY - James Cossiboom, 48, died May 2, 2006, in Olive Branch, Miss. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Juanita DeBlois (05/04/06)
KENNETT - Juanita B. DeBlois, 84, formerly of Mexico, Mo., died May 1, 2006, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Feb. 5, 1922, at Miami, Mo., daughter of the late Harry and Nellie Neighbauer, she had spent most of her life in Mexico, moving to Kennett in 1993. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mexico and retired in 1985, as a housekeeper from the Audrain County Hospital and was a veteran of the United States Army...
Dorris Payne (05/22/06)
WARDELL - Dorris Odell Payne, 72, died May 21, 2006, at his home. Born Oct. 4, 1933, in Pemiscot County, son of the late Lorenzo and Cecil Rone Payne, he was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Operating Engineers Local 513 before retiring in 1996, and a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War...
Gary Martin (05/22/06)
ESSEX - Gary Donald Martin, 60, died May 19, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 26, 1945, at Conway, Ark., son of the late Rufus C. and Audrey Shriner, he had lived all his life in the rural Essex area. He was the former owner of Martin Hill Retirement Home near Essex and a veteran of the United States Army, having served during Vietnam...
Carl Carrier (05/22/06)
BLOOMFIELD - Carl Carrier died May 20, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield.
Clifton Cooper (05/22/06)
DEXTER - Clifton Cooper, 84, died May 20, 2006, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Born Nov. 10, 1921, near Marmaduke, Ark., son of the late Clarence Clifton and Arlie White Cooper, he was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter. A former employee of the City of Dexter Street Department, retiring after 30 years of service, he was also a United States Army veteran, having served during World War II...
Terry Smith (05/22/06)
NEW MADRID -- Terry Lynn Smith, 43, died May 18, 2006, at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born April 6, 1963, in St. Louis, he was the son of Eugene and Sue Hartman of Branson. His wife, Peggy Smith, survives of the home. Other survivors include: two sons, T.J. Smith and Garrett Smith of Portageville; two daughters, Tara Ross of St. Louis and Krystal Hagar of Akron, Ohio; two brothers, Glen Smith and Don Smith of New Madrid; and one sister, Tammy Hartman of St. Louis...
Helen Ellis (05/22/06)
NEW MADRID - Helen Ellis, 83, died May 19, 2006, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. Born Feb. 6, 1923, in New Madrid, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Margaret Roach Ellis. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister...
Lyndie Reeves (05/22/06)
DeKALB, Ill. -- Lyndle R. "Sparky" Reeves, 72, passed away Friday, May 19, 2006, at the DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center. He was born on March 31, 1934, in Brunot, Mo., the son of Raymond J. and Daisy Randolph Reeves. He married Erma Christine Harris on April 14, 1953, in Hernando, Miss...
Gus Sliger (05/22/06)
PANA, Ill. - Farris Lee "Gus" Sliger, 69, died at 9:44 p.m. May 18, 2006, at Pana Community Hospital. Born April 24, 1937, in Morehouse, Mo., son of the late Herbert Lee and Edna Maris Farris Sliger, he was a graduate of Morehouse High School and moved to Pana in 1972. He retired from the Pana Township and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Church of God...
Connie Riley (05/22/06)
SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- Connie Riley, 61, formerly of Wyatt, Mo., died May 18, 2006, at her home in Savannah. Born Dec. 28, 1944, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of the late Wallace and Vera Houston Brown, she grew up in Wyatt, but had lived in Savannah since 1972. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Savannah...
Rita Caldwell (05/01/06)
PUXICO - Pallbearers for funeral services that were conducted on Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Rita Caldwell who died on April 27, 2006, were: Jeff Miller, Jacob Miller, Darryl Caldwell, Dory Hale, Sonny Lucas, Dennis McHowes and James Abrams...
Sonny Copeland (05/01/06)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Earl B. "Sonny" Copeland, 84, who died April 27, 2006, were: Gale Wilf, Mark Wilf, Ed Hiedemann, Jeff Swiney, Phil Swiney and Fred Matthews.
Christopher Milne (05/01/06)
SIKESTON - Christopher Lewis Milne, 27, died April 30, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Michael Foulk (05/01/06)
DELTA -- Michael Scott Foulk, 24, died at 5:10 p.m. April 27, 2006, at his home. Born Jan. 9, 1982, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Larry and Milissa Biggs Sr. of Chaffee. In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Larry Biggs Jr. and Jordan Biggs of Chaffee; paternal grandmother, Imogene Biggs of Scott City; maternal grandmother, Nancy Webb of Chaffee; and his fianceé Lora Missey of Delta...
Aldora Crites (05/01/06)
DEXTER - Aldora Crites, 85, died May 1, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Doris Stroud (05/01/06)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for the services conducted on Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Doris Stroud who died on April 26, 2006, were: Ray Dean Hodge, Carl Lee Griffin, William D. Stroud, Bill Pogue, Everett Owens and Charles Hedspeth...
Dusty Pardon (05/01/06)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Dustin E. "Dusty" Pardon, 20, died April 28, 2006, in Memphis, Tenn. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn...
Mildred Stanley (05/01/06)
SIKESTON -- Mildred Stanley, 95, died at 1 p.m. April 29, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Russell Fleeman (05/01/06)
DEXTER - Russell Lee Fleeman, 79, died April 29, 2006, at his home. Born Sept. 26, 1926, at Essex, son of the late Walter and Ila McArthur Fleeman, he was the owner of Fleeman Farm Supply in Dexter until his retirement in 1982. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and was of the General Baptist belief...
Mildred Braswell (05/01/06)
DEXTER - Mildred Braswell, 70, died April 29, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Oct. 4, 1935, at Braggadocio, daughter of the late Elvin Aaron and Thelma Hamlett Sherwood, she was a homemaker and a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter...
Terry Newell (05/01/06)
GRAYRIDGE -- Terry Newell, 45, died April 29, 2006, in the emergency room of Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. Born March 21, 1961, at Sikeston, son of the late Bonard and Mary Kathryn Grave Newell, he was a specialist with Tom Barnett Plumbing and Heating in Sikeston...