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Obituaries from March 2007

Evelyn Andrews (03/09/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted at 2 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Evelyn Andrews, 61, who died March 6, 2007, were: David Andrews, Greg Andrews, David Wilkinson, Chad Riggins, Matthew Henry and Bryan Brown.
Elsie Phillips (03/09/07)
ORAN - Elsie M. Phillips, 87, died at 10 p.m. March 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is at 4 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday.
James Musgrave (03/09/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - James Leroy Musgrave, 66, died March 8, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Christie Lee Kesler (03/09/07)
VANDUSER - After a long and valiant battle with cancer, Christie Lee Kesler, 39, died peacefully at home in the arms of her family on March 8, 2007. Christie was born March 26, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, to Gary and Becky Evans Kesler, who survive of the home in Vanduser. She was a member of the Vanduser Baptist Church and was a graduate of Scott County Central High School...
Janet Frazier (03/09/07)
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - Janet Trousdale Frazier, 77, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 25, 2007 at the LaPlata Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in LaPlata. Born Aug. 12, 1929, in Sikeston, she grew up Sikeston and attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Arlie Scott (03/09/07)
EAST ALTON, Ill. -- Arlie L. Scott, 64, died March 6, 2007, at his home. Born Oct. 1, 1942, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of the late Welton E. and Ovella Stokes Scott, he was employed as a roofer for Day Home Improvement in East Alton, retiring in 2006...
Lillie Gromer (03/09/07)
DEXTER - Lillie Myrtle Gromer, 78, formerly of Essex, died March 8, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 30, 1928, in Hartman, Ark., to the late John H. and Francis Consoilar Barber Ritchie, she moved to Missouri in 1944. In 1969, she moved to Dexter where she was a homemaker and member of the First United Pentecostal Church...
Norma McBride (03/09/07)
DEXTER - Norma McBride, 88, died March 8, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Faithful Strickland (03/09/07)
POLLARD, Ark. - Pallbearers for graveside services conducted Thursday at New Hope Cemetery for Faithful Charity Strickland, 80, who died March 5, 2007, were: Lloyd Wilkerson, Willis Eubanks, Jerry Eubanks, Larry Hornbuckle, Donnie Kimball and Steve Watkins...
Libby Bill Curtis (03/09/07)
SIKESTON - Libby Curtis died last Tuesday evening at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Elizabeth Phelps Barnum on March 30, 1923, in New York City, she was the daughter of Phelps Barnum of New York and Catharine Davis Barnum, formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa...
Stella V. Duke (03/12/07)
SIKESTON - Stella Viola Duke, 100, died at 10:24 a.m. March 11, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born April 19, 1906, in the Bement Community, to the late Joseph and Lydia Ward Tate, she was a housewife and homemaker and a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church...
Ed Bunting (03/12/07)
RISCO -- Ed Bunting, 80, died March 12, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Mary Jane Eggers (03/12/07)
PHOENIX - Mary Jane McDermott Eggers, 67, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 5:45 p.m. March 10, 2007, at her home in Phoenix. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Norma McBride (03/12/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Norma Jolena McBride, 88, who died March 8, 2007, were: Aaron McBride, Paul Bailey, John Bailey, Jay Pyles, Johnny Brown and Kevin Brown. Honorary pallbearers were Terry Kitchens and Larry Kitchens...
Carl Double (03/12/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carl Double, 78, died at 5:28 p.m. March 9, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 24, 1928, in Glen Pool, Okla., son of the late John Wade and Dovie Stuart Double, he had lived the past 37 years in Mississippi County. He was a pipe fitter for Local 562 in St. Louis and was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War...
Norma McBride (03/11/07)
DEXTER -- Norma Jolena McBride, 88, died March 8, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born March 31, 1918, to the late Silas Marion and Minnie Hartline Crain, she was a retired seamstress for Elder Mfg. Co. and a member of the Friendship Baptist Church...
Susie McFerron (03/11/07)
CHAFFEE - Susie I. McFerron, 79, died at 12:15 p.m. March 9, 2007, at her home. Born March 22, 1927, in Chaffee, to the late William Leonard and Gladys Irene Bailey Shackles, she was a retired office manager of McFerron State Farm Insurance Agency in Chaffee. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and senior adult Sunday school class in Chaffee, Chaffee P.E.O. and the Ladies Auxiliary Chaffee VFW Post 3127...
Lillie Gromer (03/11/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted on Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Lillie Myrtle Gromer, 78, who died March 8, 2007, were: David Charles, Cary Isbell, Greg Turner, Charles Gromer, Mark Gromer and Brandon Clark.
Joseph Musgrave (03/11/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Joseph Leroy Musgrave, 66, died March 8, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 2, 1941, in Lilbourn, son of the late Clem and Daisy Taylor Musgrave, he graduated from Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau and served in the U.S. Navy. He worked at Cross's Oil Co., which he later bought and renamed Leroy Oil Co. He was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church in Portageville...
Carl Double (03/11/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Carl Double, 78, died at 5:28 p.m. March 9, 2007, at his home in East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Grace Powell (03/11/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Grace Powell, 85, who died March 5, 2007, were: Chris Powell, Tony Parker, Kevin Randolph, Heather Tatum, Jack Powell and Rhett Powell.
Larry Pigg (03/11/07)
SIKESTON -- Larry J. Pigg, 67, died March 9, 2007, at his home. Born March 21, 1939, in New Madrid, son of the late Jack and Estell Stewart Pigg, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had been a deck hand for Anderson Barge Lines before retiring. Survivors include: one sister, Carolyn Altom of Sikeston; and five brothers, Jack Pigg, Paul Pigg and Leonard Pigg of St. Louis, Harry Pigg of Chaffee and Donald Stewart of Tyler, Texas...
Sharon Howard (03/11/07)
DEXTER -- Sharon Lee Howard, 63, died March 7, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital. Born July 21, 1943, at Armour, S.D., daughter of Francis Frost Diamond Christensen of Mitchell, S.D., and the late Thomas Diamond, she was a homemaker and member of Dexter Church of Christ...
Robert Taylor (03/11/07)
NEW MADRID -- Robert Abraham "Junebug" Taylor, 66, died March 7, 2007 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 7, 1941 in Armorel, Ark., to the late Robert Taylor and Essie Bruce Scott, he was a member of and served as a deacon for the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in New Madrid...
Elsie Phillips (03/11/07)
ORAN -- Elsie M. Phillips, 87, died at 10 p.m. March 8, 2007, in Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 3, 1920, at Chaffee, daughter of the late John and Claude Goodson Ponder, she retired as a supervisor from Caproco Ltd. in Sikeston. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Sunshine Club in Oran. She served as financial secretary at the church and taught Sunday school for many years...
David Chaney (03/05/07)
CANALOU -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel for David J. Chaney, 36, who died March 3, 2007, will be: Jack Rinehart, Jim Cooksey, Randy Sparks, Matthew Sparks, Mike Pearson and Steve Joyce. Honorary pallbearers will be: Ashtin Vaughn, Tanis Sparks, Rylee Sparks, Tyson Chaney, Tanner Chaney, Tucker Chaney, Randy Crowe, Tom Bradley and Alan Emerson...
Randy Porter (03/05/07)
NEW MADRID -- D. Randy Porter, 58, died March 2, 2007 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 17, 1948, in Sikeston, son of Doyle and Dorothy Dodd Porter of Catron, he was a 1966 graduate of Matthews High School and received a degree in ag business from Southeast Missouri State University. He was a farmer and a 21-year member of New Madrid County R1 School District, serving the past six years as president...
Ruby Staples (03/17/07)
LOUDON, Tenn. -- Ruby K. Medlock Staples, 90, formerly of Charleston, Mo., and Memphis, died at 9:10 a.m. March 17, 2007, at Baptist Health Center in Lenoir City. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Polly Hill (03/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Pauline Gray "Polly" Hill, 92, died March 16, 2007, her daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Nelson Kitchen (03/17/07)
DEXTER -- Nelson Otis Kitchen, 92, died March 16, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 1, 1914, in Bernie, son of the late Lewis Oliver and Olive Ellen Christian Kitchen, he had resided around the Puxico and Dexter area all his life. A retired truck driver, he was a member of the First Christian Church in Dexter...
Raymond Bloemer (03/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Saturday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Raymond Bloemer, 89, who died March 15, 2007, were: Fred Drury, Marty Williams, Brad Bloemer, David Monje, Phillip Monje, Matt Monje, Chuck Largent and Darrin Hillis...
Emma Jackson (03/05/07)
MATTHEWS -- Emma C. Jackson, 75, died March 4, 2007, at her home. Born June 4, 1931, in Beech Bluff, Tenn., daughter of the late William and Ophelia Johnson Armstrong, she lived most of her life in New Madrid County and was a member of Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church...
Jackie Calvert (03/05/07)
CHAFFEE -- Effie "Jackie" Calvert, 93, died March 3, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 30, 1913, in Greenbriar, daughter of Robert Oscar and Minta Graves Fowler, she was a retired cook from Mables Cafe in Chaffee...
Barbara Carroll (03/05/07)
SIKESTON - Barbara Ann Carroll, 69, died at 11:35 a.m. March 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 13, 1938, in Marston, to Esther McGee Nanney of Sikeston, and the late Eugene Nanney, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ and was a sales clerk for the J.C. Penney Co...
Clara Scott (03/05/07)
PITMAN, N.J. - Clara Byrd Scott, 91, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died March 3, 2007, at the JFK Hospital in Washington Township. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Edna Warren (03/05/07)
SIKESTON -- Edna Louise Warren, a dear saint of God, left this world to be with her Lord and Savior on this day, Sunday March 4, 2007. She left this earth at the time of 4 a.m. from Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She is now embraced in her Heavenly Father's loving arms in glory...
Frieda Scheffer (03/17/07)
JACKSON -- Frieda Clara Scheffer, 91 years of age, passed away peacefully at her home March 16, 2007, surrounded by her family. She was born to Lawrence and Mathilda Bullinger Schaefer on May 2, 1915. She married Paul Scheffer in 1938. Together they had seven children: Paul Joseph Scheffer and Marcy of Oak Ridge, Elaine Haney and David of East Prairie, Dorothy Lynch of Morehouse, Ellen Chrostoski of Sikeston, LaDonna Triplett and Jamie of Eldorado, Ill., Arthur Scheffer and Loretta of Galatia, Ill., and Robert Scheffer and Sandi of East Carondolet, Ill.. ...
Jim Hunter (03/17/07)
HUNTERVILLE, N.C. -- James Digges "Boone" Hunter, 42, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died March 12, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 22, 1964, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Marie Householder Hunter of New Madrid and the late John Alfred Hunter, he was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and an information technician for IBM Corp...
Betty Perrin (03/06/07)
SIKESTON - Betty J. Perrin, 76, died March 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Bud Tippen (03/06/07)
DEXTER -- Abner E. "Bud" Tippen, 72, died March 2, 2007, at his home. Born May 14, 1934, in Frisco, son of the late Rudolph Tippen and Myrtle Marie Grim, he was raised in Dexter where he returned several years ago after retiring from General Motors Co. He was in the U.S. Army, serving an occupational tour of duty in Germany...
Louis Condict Jr. (03/06/07)
SIKESTON - Louis Condict Jr., 59, died March 5, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Grace Powell (03/06/07)
SIKESTON - Grace Powell, 82, died March 5, 2007, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Cate Gregory (03/06/07)
DEXTER - Granville "Cate" Gregory, 62, died March 6, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Maxine Harper (03/06/07)
MOREHOUSE - Maxine Harper, 77, died March 3, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Home in Sikeston. Born Jan. 9, 1930, in Wayne City, Ill., to the late Ben and Blanche Stanberry Stroud, she lived most of her life in Morehouse and had worked at the International Shoe Factory and National Lock in Sikeston...
Kathryn Ross (03/06/07)
CHAFFEE - Kathryn E. Ross, 88, died at 9:11 a.m. March 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 18, 1918, at Banner, Ky., daughter of the late Barley and Polly Ann Crumb Jones, she was a homemaker and a former member of the First Assembly of God Church in Chaffee...
Joe Hampton (03/14/07)
WASHINGTON -- Joe M. Hampton, 85, died March 12, 2007, at the Grandview Healthcare Center in Washington. Born Oct. 4, 1921, near Steele, son of the late David and Mary Hamlett Hampton, he was a retired plumbing contractor and lived most of his life in St. Charles and Robertsville. From 1992-2006 he lived in Dudley and New Madrid before moving back to Beaufort...
Mary Ann Reed (03/14/07)
SIKESTON - Mary Ann Reed, 66, died March 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 3, 1941, in Sikeston to the late Wilma and Lessie Bonner, she was a 1960 graduate of Sikeston High School. She moved to Chicago where she worked and retired from the Williams Wrigley Jr. Co. and was a member of the New Covenant Pentecostal Church. Upon returning to Sikeston, she became a member of Greer's Chapel...
Jimmy Hunter (03/14/07)
HUNTERVILLE, N.C. -- Jimmy "Boone" Hunter, 42, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died March 12, 2007, in Hunterville. Arrangements are incomplete at Raymer Funeral Home in Hunterville. Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid is in charge of local arrangements...
Sallie Orr (03/14/07)
WYATT - Sallie Orr, 76, died March 12, 2007, at her home in Wyatt. Born Sept. 30, 1930, in Macon, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Lucille Johnson Reed. Survivors include: five sons, Less Tate Jr. of Youngtown, Ohio, Ernest Tate, Wiley Orr and Jimmy L. ...
Mary Anna Coleman (03/14/07)
NEW MADRID - Mary Anna Coleman, 79, died March 12, 2007, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Aug. 2, 1927, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Benjamin Winston and Mary Catherine Smith, she was a member of the Ladies Golf Association at the New Madrid Country Club...
Lela Mays (03/14/07)
WILSON CITY -- Lela Mays, 95, died March 11, 2007, at the Bertrand Retirement Home. Born Aug. 20, 1911, in St. Francis, Ark., daughter of the late Mack and Ada Ford Graham, she was a member of Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wyatt. On Dec. 27, 1931, she married to Emmerson Amos Mays, who preceded her in death on May 21, 1995...
Carrie Wiley (03/14/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Carrie Mae Hughes Wiley, 41, died March 5, 2007, at her home in East Prairie. Born Feb. 20, 1966, in Charleston, daughter of Robert Lyons of Charleston and the late Dorothy Hughes, she attended Charleston High School. Survivors include: one son, Shawn Hughes of Charleston; two daughters, Rita Hughes of Sikeston and Jaresha Bell of East Prairie; seven brothers, Robert Hughes of Bloomington, Ill., Robert Lyons, Russell Lyons, Ronald Lyons and Gary Lyons of Indianapolis, and Eddie Lyons and Albert Lyons of Charleston; seven sisters, Betty Hughes and Brenda Hughes of Carbondale, Ill., Dianne Hughes and Peggy Biles of Charleston, Truly Riggs and Janie Watson of Bloomington and Dorothy Macon of Cleveland; and three grandchildren.. ...
Alfred Henson (03/14/07)
AUSTIN, Texas -- Alfred Roland Henson, 89, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died March 12, 2007, at his daughter's home in Austin. Born Sept. 19, 1917, in Elvins, Mo., son of the late Benjamin and Myrtle Crites Henson, he was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II...
Terry Meador (03/14/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Terry Meador, 44, died March 13, 2007, at his home in Rainbow Village. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Roy Jackson (03/14/07)
HOWARDVILLE -- Roy Jackson, 77, died March 13, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Maudie Shanks (03/13/07)
SIKESTON - Maudie Jane Shanks, 105, died at 5:45 p.m. March 12, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Born April 9, 1901, at Klondike, to the late Lawrence and Martha Wells Page, she was a homemaker and a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Edward Bunting (03/13/07)
RISCO -- Edward Lee Bunting, 80, died March 12, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 3, 1926, at Kennett, son of the late Alva John and Gertie E. Crawford Bunting, he was a farmer and horse trainer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II, and of the Baptist belief...
Larry Pigg (03/13/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for the funeral services held Monday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield for Larry Pigg, who died March 9, 2007, were: Greg Miller, Don Stewart, Roy Toler, Pat Riehn, Leonard Pigg and Wally Altom. Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston was in charge of arrangements...
Joe M. Hampton (03/13/07)
WASHINGTON - Joe M. Hampton, 85, died March 12, 2007, at the Grandview Healthcare Center in Washington. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday.
Alfred Henson (03/13/07)
AUSTIN, Texas - Alfred Roland Henson, 89, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died March 12, 2007, at his daughter's home in Austin. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Charles Ward (03/07/07)
ST. LOUIS - Charles F. Ward, 78, formerly of Sikeston, died March 6, 2007, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 7, 1928, in Huntington, W.Va., to the late Charles and Opal Ward, he was a member of the Sikeston VFW. He married Lucille Pack, who preceded him in death...
Jerry Johnson (03/07/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Jerry Johnson, 60, died at 10:23 a.m. March 6, 2007, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Robert Fann (03/07/07)
SCOTT CITY - Robert Michael Fann, 32, died March 5, 2007, at his home. Born April 13, 1974, at Chaffee, the son of Bruce and Paula Kay McGuire White of Perryville, he was a welder for CSX in Sikeston and of the Catholic belief. In addition to his parents, survivors include: one son, Zachary Fann of Scott City; one brother, B.J. White of Lewisburg, Tenn.; one sister, Jennifer Sanders of Paoli, Ind.; and maternal grandmother, Wilma McGuire of Chaffee...
Betty Perrin (03/07/07)
SIKESTON - Betty J. Perrin, 76, died March 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 10, 1930, in Hayti, to the late James Parker and Blanche Hughlett Bracy, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston. She had worked at Brown Shoe Company and had been a teacher's aide at Sikeston Kindergarten and sixth grade...
Faithful Strickland (03/07/07)
DEXTER -- Faithful Charity Strickland, 80, formerly of St. Louis and Dallas, died March 5, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born Feb. 22, 1927, in Manila, Ark., to the late Loyed and Elsie Louviny Emiline Brooks Hornbuckle, she had worked as a waitress and fry cook and was a member of the Pentecostal Church...
Edna Warren (03/07/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services held Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Edna Louise Warren, 78, who died March 4, 2007, were: Marty Rogers, Joe Beard, Rocky Chappell, Wayne Jolly, Joel Hamlin and Charles Wilson.
Louis Condict Jr. (03/07/07)
SIKESTON - Louis Lesley Condict Jr., 59, died March 5, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born June 11, 1947, in St. Louis, to Ruth Imogene Myres Condict of Athens, Texas, and the late Louis Condict, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in the Vietnam War. He attended the Church of God at Lilbourn and worked for Crop Production Services...
William Scott (03/07/07)
SIKESTON - William Charles "Big Bull" Scott Jr., 67, died March 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 14, 1939 in Tiptonville, Tenn., to the late William Charles and Rosie Scott, in 1972 he moved to Sikeston where he was a member of Green Memorial Church of God in Christ...
Evelyn Andrews (03/07/07)
SIKESTON - Evelyn N. Andrews, 61, died at 5:34 p.m. March 6, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Elizabeth Curtis (03/07/07)
SIKESTON - Elizabeth Bill Curtis, 84, died at 7:50 p.m. March 6, 2007, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Christine Wilson (03/07/07)
CATRON - Christine Elizabeth Clark Wilson, 82, died March 6, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 30, 1924, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Everett Lee and Mary Inez Hopkins Clark, she had lived all her life in the Catron area and was a member of the Pleasant View General Baptist Church in Risco...
Cate Gregory (03/07/07)
DEXTER -- Granville "Cate" Gregory, 62, died March 6, 2007, at his home in Dexter. Born Dec. 10, 1944, in Parma, son of Grady and Eva Jane Bell Gregory of Dexter, he became a patrolmen with the Dexter Police Department on Jan. 20, 1982, and retired as detective on Sept. ...
Grace Powell (03/07/07)
MALDEN - Grace Elizabeth Powell, 85, formerly of Sikeston, died March 5, 2007, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Born Aug. 30, 1921, in Marked Tree, Ark., to the late James Andrew and Molly Warren Parker, she was a member of Rebeka Lodge. In 1940, she married Ernest Powell, who preceded her in death August 1976...
Lindel Morris (03/07/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Lindel Morris, 72, died March 5, 2007, in Gulfport, Miss. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Darrell Casey (03/07/07)
CHARLESTON -- Darrell Casey, 51, died at 3 p.m. March 6, 2007, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Eileen Crowe (03/04/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Eileen Crowe died March 3, 2007, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Randy Porter (03/04/07)
CATRON -- Randy Porter, 58, died March 2, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Dale Rogers (03/04/07)
BENTON -- Dale Rogers, 71, died at 3:35 a.m. March 2, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 18, 1935, in Lincoln, Ark., son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Minnie Maye Leverett Rogers, he was employed as a salesman/repairman at the 76 Truck Stop in Matthews and lived in Scott City before moving to Benton 25 years ago...
David Chaney (03/04/07)
CANALOU - David Jewel Chaney, 36, died at 4:01 a.m. March 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 10, 1970, in Dexter, son of John L. and Gloria A. Drake Chaney of Canalou, he earned an associate degree in computer networking technology. ...
Breck Chaney (03/16/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Elza "Breck" Chaney, 84, died March 14, 2007, at the Garden View Care Center in O'Fallon. Born July 23, 1922, in Puxico, son of the late Samuel Lee and Flora Hawks Chaney, he was a 1940 graduate of Puxico High School. He lived most of his life in St. ...
Joanie Thurman (03/16/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joanie Thurman, 60, died at 2:35 p.m. March 14, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 13, 1946, in Anniston, daughter of the late Leonard P. and Marguerite Barnhill Thurman, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the Anniston Christian Church...
Wanda Parks (03/16/07)
DEXTER - Wanda Lee Parks, 83, died March 14, 2007, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 1, 1923, in Dexter, to the late Roy and Ethel Wright Hyslop, she had lived in the Dexter area all her life and was of the Baptist belief. On July 4, 1942, she married Eugene Ernest Parks who preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 2005...
Marilyn Diebold (03/16/07)
ORAN -- Marilyn C. Diebold, 71, died at 1:27 p.m. March 15, 2007, at her home. Born May 20, 1935, in Oran, to Zeno and Welden A. Stike LeGrand, she was a homemaker. A member of the Guardian Angel Catholic Church and St. Ann Sodality in Oran, she served on the Board of Directors for Oran Housing...
Joe Hampton (03/16/07)
WASHINGTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Joe M. Hampton, 85, who died March 12, 2007, were: Charlie Naile, Jerry Don Naile, Larry Naile, Danny Naile, Davie Naile and Tom Hampton.
Lloyd Hunt (03/16/07)
ASH FLAT, Ark. - Lloyd "Bud" Hunt, 80, died March 9, 2007, at Farmington, Mo. Born Oct. 5, 1926, in Morehouse, Mo., to the late Claud and Mary Hager Hunt, he served two years in the Korean War and was retired from Missouri Boiler Tank Co. of St. Louis. He worked at Wal-Mart in Ash Flat and was a member of Pioneer Free Will Baptist Church in Ash Flat and VFW in Arcadia, Mo...
Raymond Bloemer (03/16/07)
SIKESTON -- Raymond A. Bloemer, 89, died March 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 21, 1917, in Effingham, Ill., son of the late Clem and Elizabeth Busher Bloemer, he attended Miner Baptist Church and was owner and operator of Bloemer's Grocery from 1951 until his retirement in 1994...
Margaret Rhodes (03/16/07)
CHAFFEE -- Margaret Hope Rhodes, 96, died at 4:15 p.m. March 15, 2007, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Nov. 13, 1910, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late W.H. "Bud" and Laura White Hickman, she was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Chaffee, the United Methodist Women and the Ladies Auxiliary United Transportation Union...
Maudie Shanks (03/15/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Maudie Jane Shanks, 105, who died on March 12, 2007, were: George St. Onge, Tony Burdine, Eric Shanks, Joseph Shanks, Randy Rakestraw and Burl McNair.
Raymond Bloemer (03/15/07)
SIKESTON - Raymond A. Bloemer, 89, died March 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Stella V. Duke (03/15/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Stella Viola Duke, 100, who died on March 11, 2007, were: Brandon Sides, Randy Duke, Stephen Duke, Barry Cowan, Duane Billington and Drew Trommell.
Joanie Thurman (03/15/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joanie Thurman, 60, died at 2:35 p.m. March 14, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Terry Meador (03/15/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Terry Meador, 44, died March 13, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 8, 1962, in Portageville, he was the son of Eve Hall Meador of Delta and the late William Meador. On Jan. 15, 1988, he married Sandy Harmon, who survives of the home. Other survivors include: two sons, Terry Meador II and Jason Thacker of Portageville; one daughter, Latisha Brice of Dyersburg, Tenn.; one brother, Jerry Meador of Delta; two sisters, Virginia Holder and Joyce Hampton of Lilbourn; and six grandchildren...
Mary Eggers (03/15/07)
PHOENIX -- Mary Jane McDermott Eggers, 67, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 5:45 p.m. March 10, 2007, at her home. Born Oct. 24, 1939, in the Gravel Ridge community in Mississippi County, Mo., daughter of the late Bousey H. and Louella Byrd McDermott, she had lived in Charleston and then in DeSoto prior to moving to Phoenix in 2001. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene...
Roy Jackson (03/15/07)
HOWARDVILLE -- Roy Jackson, 77, died March 13, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Nov. 11, 1929, at McNeil, Ark., to the late Roosevelt and Betty Handy Jackson, he had worked for Peabody Oil Co. and later for Portageville and Mounds Park Cemetery...
Patsy Jennings (03/08/07)
DEXTER -- Patsy Doris Jennings, 70, died March 7, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born May 20, 1936, daughter of the late John Oliver and Eathel Ella Losh Wilson, she had worked before her retirement at Brown Shoe Company in Bernie and also at the Hat Factory in Dexter. She was a member of the White Oak Grove General Baptist Church of rural Bernie...
Scrooge Johnson (03/08/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jerry Lee "Scrooge" Johnson, 60, died at 10:35 a.m. March 6, 2007, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born July 11, 1946, in Wyatt, son of the late Luther and Alma Marie Dyer Johnson, he lived all of his life in Mississippi County where he was a self-...
Maxine Harper (03/08/07)
MOREHOUSE -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Morehouse for Maxine Harper, 77, who died on March 3, 2007, were: Jim Laminack, Mike Dillard, John Launius Jr., Noah Kennedy, Gerald Williams, Jackie Hayes and Roger Laminack...
Charles Miederhoff (03/08/07)
HOUSE SPRINGS - Charles D. Miederhoff, 65, died March 2, 2007, at his home. Born Jan. 16, 1942, in Benton, to the late Andy and Clara Buhs Miederhoff, he was a welder and had attended Morehouse High School. Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Tim Miederhoff and Andy and Darlene Miederhoff, all of St. ...
Barbara Carroll (03/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Barbara Ann Carroll, 69, who died March 3, 2007, were: Billy Littleton, Chester Bell, Neal Ross, Vernon Smith, Billy Martin and Joe Karnes.
Darrell Casey (03/08/07)
CHARLESTON -- Darrell Casey, 51, died March 6, 2007, at his home. Born Oct. 17, 1955, in East Prairie, son of Mary Genive Cave Ketchum of the home and the late Billy Casey, he lived in Mississippi County his entire life. Survivors in addition to his mother include: his stepfather, Charles Ketchum of the home; one brother, David Casey of Charleston; one sister and brother-in-...
Cate Gregory (03/08/07)
DEXTER -- Granville "Cate" Gregory, 62, died March 6, 2007, at his home in Dexter. Born Dec. 10, 1944, in Parma, son of Grady and Eva Jane Bell Gregory of Dexter, he became a patrolmen with the Dexter Police Department on Jan. 20, 1982, and retired as detective on Sept. ...
Minnie Hillis (03/08/07)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Minnie Hillis, 99, March 7, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born April 24, 1907, in Austin, Ky., she was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Butler County. A member of the First Christian Church since 1951, she lived and farmed in Broseley for 44 years. She then retired and moved to Poplar Bluff in 1976...
Clara Scott (03/08/07)
PITMAN, N.J. -- Clara Byrd Scott, 91, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died March 3, 2007, at the JFK Hospital in Washington Township. Born March 10, 1915, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Bird and Iva Allen Hubbard, she lived most of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Church of Christ and owned and operated Scott's Paint Store with her husband for many years...
Lindel Morris Sr. (03/08/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lindel Boyd Morris Sr., 72, died March 5, 2007, at Gulfport, Miss. Born Jan. 11, 1935, in New Madrid County, son of the late Ira Boyd and Mary Jannetta Morgan Morris, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County. He was a truck driver with Farm Products Co. since 1969 and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War...
Evelyn Andrews (03/08/07)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn Naomi Andrews, 61, died at 5:34 p.m. March 6, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 6, 1945, in Hayti, daughter of the late Calvin and Annie Flynn Bolan, she was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal belief. On April 25, 1965, she married William Andrews who preceded her in death on May 7, 1997...
Snooks Lockhart (03/08/07)
SIKESTON - S.A. "Snooks" Lockhart, 93, died March 7, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 19, 1913, in the state of Oklahoma, son of the late Carl and Pauline Cross Puckett, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston. A veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II, he was a line foreman for REA before retiring...
Claude Deason (03/31/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Claude O. Deason, who died March 28, 2007, were: Jeff Martin, Brett Arsta, Tim Deason, Kevin Deason, Dale Deason, Brock Wooley and Jason Falkner.
Wilma Owens (03/31/07)
DEXTER -- Wilma Owens, 79, died March 31, 2007, in the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Margaret Evans (03/31/07)
SIKESTON -- Margaret A. Evans, 92, died at 3 a.m. March 30, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born July 10, 1914, in Cloverport, Ky., daughter of the late Joseph M. and Nenea I. Moffatt Allen, she had been a teacher and librarian for the Matthews schools and a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Earl Milam (03/31/07)
DIEHLSTADT -- Earl C. Milam, 77, died March 30, 2007, at Landmark Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Wade Mayfield (03/31/07)
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Vernowen "Wade" Mayfield, 81, died at 6:56 p.m. March 29, 2007, at Belleville Memorial Hospital. Born Aug. 20, 1925, in Scott County (Mo.), the son of Oscar and Hettie Mayfield, he was an aircraft worker for McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis before retiring. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Marvin Soltes (03/31/07)
FREDERICKTOWN -- Marvin E. Soltes, 84, formerly of Wyatt, died March 29, 2007, at Fredericktown. Born Feb. 25, 1923, in Wyatt, son of the late Orange and Hettie Lou Lee Soltes, he was a member of the Wyatt United Methodist Church. Having lived in Fredericktown for a number of years, he had worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation for 36 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Questa Ward (03/31/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Questa Christine Ward, 29, died March 28, 2007. Born Jan. 5, 1978, at Robbins Air Force Base in Warner Robbins, Ga., daughter of Diana Peck Ward-Brittain Peck and the late Frankie G. Ward, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church of Jackson...
Charles Bratcher (03/31/07)
SIKESTON -- Charles E. Bratcher, 63, died March 30, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home.
Harry Williams (03/19/07)
SIKESTON - Harry J. Williams, 74, died March 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 13, 1932, in Morley, to the late Harry A. and Alice Dickerson Williams, for many years he was a self-employed barber in Sikeston. He was a member of Miner Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War...
Ruby Flanigan (03/19/07)
SIKESTON - Ruby Flanigan, 90, died March 19, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Ralph Tope Jr. (03/19/07)
LILBOURN -- Ralph "Blackie" Tope Jr., 80, died March 17, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born March 11, 1927, in Lilbourn, son of the late Ralph and Ethel Riggs Tope Sr., he was a member of First Baptist Church in Lilbourn. He had been a star route postal carrier and had held several positions for Federal Compress. A U.S. Army veteran, he served during World War II and delivered ice to homes upon his return home after the war...
Laveda Moore (03/19/07)
DEXTER -- Laveda Moore, 82, died March 17, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born Nov. 15, 1924, in Malden, son of the late Arthur Elwood and Goldie M. Chatman Crump, she was a member of Assembly of God Church. On Oct. 21, 1939, at Bloomfield, she married Eanes Moore who survives of the home...
Ruby Staples (03/19/07)
LOUDON, Tenn. -- Ruby K. Medlock Staples, 90, formerly of Charleston, Mo., and Memphis, Tenn., died at 9:10 a.m. March 17, 2007, at Baptist Health Care in Lenoir City. Born May 29, 1916, in Gleason, Tenn., daughter of the late John and Florence Rodgers Medlock, she lived in Charleston for 21 years before moving to Memphis in 1969. In 2004, she moved to the Neighborhood of Tellico Village in Loudon. She was of the Baptist belief...
Jim Daniels (03/19/07)
PARAGOULD, Ark. - Jim Daniels, 63, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died March 17, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 11, 1943, in Clarksville, son of the late Leonard and Isabelle Henderson Daniels, he had lived the last 14 years in Paragould and was of the protestant belief...
Elmer Gray (03/19/07)
NEW MADRID - Elmer Gray, 79, died March 16, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Polly Hill (03/19/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Pauline "Polly" Gray Hill, 92, formerly of Sikeston, died March 16, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Cape Girardeau. Born March 11, 1915, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late John and May Trent Gray. She attended Cape First church and had lived in St. Louis for 40 years working at Three Sisters and Velvet Freeze. She returned to Sikeston in 1976 and worked at Kirby's with her brother-in-law, Red Kirby...
Richard Barbre (03/19/07)
NEW MADRID -- Richard Lee Barbre, 52, died March 17, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 7, 1954, in the Laforge Community of New Madrid County, the son of the late Fred and Goldie Summers Barbre. On Nov. 21, 1973, in New Madrid, he married Kathleen Lawson who survives of the home...
Wanda Nance (03/19/07)
WHITEWATER -- Wanda J. Nance, 85, died at 12:48 p.m. March 17, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Oran. Born Dec. 1, 1921, in Allenville, to the late John and Gertrude Slinkard Noble, she was retired from Tipton Laundry of Cape Girardeau. On June 10, 1939, she married Truman G. Nance who preceded her in death on Jan 13, 1974...
Annie Tillman (03/19/07)
BELL CITY -- Annie Faye "Maw Faye" Barnes Tillman, 87, went to be with her Lord on March 18, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 2, 1919, in Adamsville, Tenn., daughter of the late Zola McGarity and James Arthur Barnes, she was a current resident of the Advance Nursing Center...
Ed DeField (03/19/07)
CHARLESTON - Edward Clyde DeField, 88, died at 1:30 p.m. March 18, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 20, 1918, in Bertrand, to the late Edward David "Ward" and Etna Hay DeField, he graduated in 1938 from Charleston High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Anna LeGrand (03/19/07)
CHAFFEE -- Anna Marie LeGrand died March 19, 2007, at her home in Chaffee. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Melvin Young (03/19/07)
MATTHEWS -- Melvin C. Young, 72, died March 18, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Cory Ezell (03/19/07)
SCOTT CITY - Cory D. Ezell, 26, died March 17, 2007, at Scott City. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Teresa Lockhart (03/02/07)
SIKESTON -- Teresa Gail Lockhart, 46, died at 12:50 a.m. March 2, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 25, 1960, in Fort Benning, Ga., daughter of the late Clyde W. and LaCleda "Sis" Cooper Northern, she lived most of her life in Sikeston and was of the Christian belief...
Jayce Matthews (03/02/07)
SIKESTON - John C. "Jayce" Matthews III, 33, died March 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 27, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of John C. Matthews Jr. of Millersville and Ann Bess Matthews of Sikeston, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. He graduated from Sikeston High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University and was a call center customer service representative...
Clifford Wheeler (03/02/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Clifford Leo Wheeler, 78, died March 1, 2007, at his home. Born Sept. 6, 1928, in Bell City, son of the late William Claud and Lee Myra Harvey Wheeler, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from April 27, 1951, to April 18, 1953. A charter member of LaCroix United Methodist Church, he was also a member of VFW and Elks, in which he was a former exalted ruler, and worked as a carpet installer...
James Malloy (03/02/07)
ESSEX -- James Malloy, 74, died Feb. 28, 2007, at his home. Born April 5, 1932, at Appleton, Ark., son of the late William Haney and Tellie Martin Malloy, he was a farmer. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the Harvest Assembly of God Church in Essex...
Lonnie Taylor (03/02/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the funeral services conducted on Thursday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Lonnie Taylor, 82, who died on Feb. 27, 2007, were: Ray Taylor, Stacy Taylor, Vince Lockhart, Steve Taylor, Mike Musgraves and Dale Cobb...
Ella Nicholas (03/25/07)
MOREHOUSE - Ella Mae Nicholas, 98, died at 6 a.m. March 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 28, 1908, in Arkansas, to the late William and Mary Hilliard Nicholas, she was a homemaker and a member of the Morehouse Pentecostal Church...
Diane Cantrell (03/25/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Teresa Diane Cantrell, age 57, formerly of Sikeston, died surrounded by friends and family early morning on Thursday March 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Sept. 16, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Francis "Bud" Street and the late Margery Street, she was raised in Sikeston and moved to Cape Girardeau when she attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Helen Jaynes (03/25/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services to be held Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Helen Beatrice Jaynes, 80, who died on March 22, 2007, will be her grandsons: Tim Jaynes, Gary Rowland Jr., Matthew Jaynes, Tommy McRoy, Mark Jaynes, Grant Jaynes and Roger Jaynes Jr...
Til Moran (03/25/07)
CHARLESTON - Louise "Til" Moran, 87, died March 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 2, 1919, at Blytheville, Ark., to the late Walter Phillip and Hattie Wade Atteberry, she was a lifelong resident of Charleston. She was employed over 30 years with the Missouri Department of Revenue as a vision tester for the Drivers License Bureaus in Charleston and Sikeston. ...
Gladys Carpenter (03/25/07)
BELL CITY - Gladys M. Carpenter, 82, died at 6:47 p.m. March 22, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 31, 1924, in Treat, Ark., to the late Louis H. and Norma Ross Gunter, she was a homemaker and a lifetime member of the Church of Christ...
Rondle R. Penick (03/25/07)
MATTHEWS - Rondle R. Penick, 92, died March 24, 2007, at Sells Nursing Home in Matthews. Watkins and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Margaret Evans (03/30/07)
SIKESTON -- Margaret Evans, 92, died at 3 a.m. March 30, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Tina Phegley (03/30/07)
FLINT, Mich. - Charlotte "Tina" Phegley, 72, died March 7, 2007, at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Flint. Born Sept. 26, 1934, in Perkins, Mo., to the late Louis and Ola McGinnis Wagoner, she was a retired cook from the General Motors cafeteria in Flint...
David E. Rayburn (03/30/07)
FENTON - David E. Rayburn, 68, died March 23, 2007. Born Feb. 22, 1939, in Wyatt, he was the son of the late Jessie and Lola Mathis Rayburn. Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Kelly Rayburn of Valley Park and Charles and Mary Rayburn of Exeter; one daughter, Shirley Powers of Fenton; one brother and sister-in-law, Ted and Sherra Rayburn of East Prairie; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Katherine Rayburn and Georgia and Calvin Pearson of Montgomery City; and nine grandchildren and two great-. ...
Richie Sterling Jr. (03/30/07)
MOREHOUSE -- Richard "Richie" L. Sterling Jr., 37, passed away March 27, 2007, in Sikeston. Born June 4, 1969, in Sikeston, the son of Rick Sterling and Sharon Parr Rowell, he was a resident of Morehouse. Surviving are: one daughter, Lindsey Nicole Sterling of Sikeston; one son, Richard Lee Sterling III of Sikeston; his father and stepmother, Rick and Claire Sterling of Sikeston; his mother, Sharon Rowell of Morehouse; one brother, Ashley Doss Sterling of Sikeston; one sister and brother-in-law, Michelle Sterling and Joe Sadler of Morehouse; his grandmother, Naomi Parr of the home in Morehouse; and his stepfathers, Russell Laminack and Tim Rowell. ...
Nettie Wallace (03/30/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Nettie Jean Wallace, 54, formerly of Chaffee, died at 2:43 p.m. March 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 1, 1953, she was the daughter of Noble Ralph and Ruby Edwards Wallace. Graveside services were conducted Thursday in Union Park Cemetery at Chaffee. The Rev. Vyron Yount officiated...
Florence Edmonds (03/30/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Florence Pobst Edmonds, 88, formerly of Charleston, died March 29, 2007, at the Bethesda Care Center at Ellisville. Born July 28, 1918, in the Lusk Chapel Community of Scott County, daughter of the late Lawrence and Effie Knight Pobst, she had lived a number of years in Charleston where she was employed as a part time clerk with the Buckner Ragsdale Company. ...
Thomas Williams (03/30/07)
MARSTON - Thomas F. Williams, 69, died March 29, 2007, at his home in Marston. Born Nov. 22, 1937, in Kaiser, Ark., son of the late Thomas Z. and Edith Brown Williams, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a self-employed business owner. He was a member of the Lilbourn VFW Post 7183, where he was past commander and presently serving as Quartermaster and a member of the American Legion Post 595 in New Madrid...
Questa Ward (03/29/07)
BERNIE - Questa Ward, 29, died March 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie.
Willie Smith (03/29/07)
MALDEN -- Willie Lee Smith, 80, died March 20, 2007, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born July 27, 1926, in Little Rock, Ark., to the late Darnell and Nollie Mae Clark Nelson, she was affiliated with Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church in Malden...
Ethel Bromley (03/29/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo., for Ethel M. Bromley, 93, who died March 25, 2007, were: James Fisher III, Dana Groff, Nafe David, Mark McMillion, Charles Campbell and J.W. Nelson...
Harold Clark (03/29/07)
HARDIN, Ky. - Pallbearers at funeral services scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at the Churchill-Imes Family Funeral Home in Murray for Harold Clark, 72, who died March 26, 2007, will be: Michael DeLaughter, Michael DeLaughter II, Bill Roberts V, Randy Poole, Jerry Pullen, Gaylon Clark, Dennis Clark and Jim Hailey...
L. Rene Weaks (03/29/07)
STURGIS, Mich. - L. Rene Weaks, 40, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died March 26, 2007, at her home. Born Aug. 14, 1966, in Sikeston, Mo., to Pat Weaks of New Madrid and Robert A. Weaks of Wisner, La., she was a seamstress and creator of the online business, Uptown Monkey Fashions...
Wanda Williamson (03/29/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Wanda Williamson, 68, died March 27, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 23, 1938, near Dexter, daughter of the late Ben and Emmer Lane McCormick, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Bloomfield...
Martha Spain (03/29/07)
CLARKTON -- Martha Bean Spain, 83, died March 28, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 24, 1924, in Perry County, Ark., to the late William Edward and Hattie Mae Lott Bean, she was a member of Holcomb Church of Christ. On Dec. 26, 1942, in Perry County, she married George Spain who preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1991...
Simon Bisher (03/29/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Simon John Bisher 84, died March 27, 2007, at his home. Born April 4, 1922, near Oran, son of the late Joseph and Annie Baudendistel Bisher, he attended Caney School and worked on the family farm in Caney. He served in World War II in the South Philippines, Luzon and Bismarck-Archipelago battle campaigns from October 1942 to November 1945. ...
Doris Morse (03/29/07)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- Doris Morse, 64, formerly of Portageville, died March 26, 2007, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. Born April 27, 1942, in Reverie, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Allen and Mary Lou Stout Campbell. On April 19, 1958, in Ripley, Miss., she married Earnie Morse who preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1983...
Eva Wyman (03/29/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Oma Eva Wyman, 94, formerly of Sikeston, died March 26, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. Bon Dec. 24, 1912, in McCool, Miss., daughter of the late John Dunn and Anna Bell Wilson Frazier, she was a member of Miner Baptist Church. On April 24, 1934, she married Tom J. Myrick, who preceded her in death. On May 30, 1959, she married Byron Wyman, and he also preceded her in death...
Claude Deason (03/29/07)
SIKESTON -- Claude Deason, 92, died March 28, 2007, at his home. Born Nov. 27, 1914, in Rector, Ark., son of the late Walter D. and Lela Riggs Deason, he was a member of the Shady Acres Church of Christ and had been a farmer before retiring. On Aug. 14, 1936, he married Margurite Owens who preceded him in death...
Mary Boyles (03/01/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Mary Sue Boyles, 92, who died Feb. 26, 2007, were: Larry Don Jarrell, B.J. Crowe, Gary Johnson, Callee Ruckel, James O'Hanlon and Bernard O'Hanlon...
Reda Ragains (03/01/07)
MORLEY - Reda Ragains, 89, died Feb. 27, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Care Center. Born Jan. 3, 1918, in Maynard, Ark., to the late Alpha Elias and Gussie Norene Johnston Evans, she was a member of the Morley Church of Christ. A homemaker and a seamstress, she had been an election judge in Morley for many years. She was a beloved sister, sister-in-law and aunt...
Louise Coburn (03/01/07)
MATTHEWS -- Louise Coburn, 88, formerly of Bloomfield, died March 1, 2007, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born Oct. 7, 1918, at Bloomfield, daughter of the late Edward and Lelia Crain Sifford, she had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield Community. She was retired from ASCS in Bloomfield and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield...
James Malloy (03/01/07)
ESSEX - James Malloy, 74, died Feb. 28, 2007, at his home in Essex. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Wanda Driver (03/01/07)
TRUMANN, Ark. -- Wanda Lee Sandusky Driver, 69, died Feb. 27, 2007, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. Born Aug. 11, 1937, at Bernie, Mo., daughter of the late Jack Sandusky and Mattie Crain Sandusky, she was a registered nurse and worked in Home Health before her retirement. She was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle of Trumann...
Shelby Winstead (03/01/07)
MALDEN -- Shelby Duck Winstead, 64, died Feb. 27, 2007, in Sikeston. Born Oct. 21, 1942, in Malden, daughter of the late John E. and Pearlie Wilkes Duck, she was a homemaker and former real estate agent for Century 21 in Sikeston. She was also a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Malden...
Edna Weeks (03/01/07)
BELL CITY -- Edna Marie Smith Weeks, 71, died Feb. 27, 2007, at her home. Born April 19, 1935, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Thomas Smith and Lucretia Noles Smith McBride, she was a homemaker and member of the Bell City United Methodist Church. Edna was also past secretary/treasurer of the Bell City Community Betterment Association and a former Girl Scout leader...
Alvia Simmons (03/01/07)
LILBOURN - Alvia "Big Al" L. Simmons, 59, died Feb. 25, 2007 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 1, 1947, in Twist Cross, Ark., he was the son of the late Buford and Easter Holbrook. On Feb. 23, 2007, in Sikeston, he married Connie Joe Kellum Simmons who survives of the home...
Daniel Sawyer (03/01/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Daniel T. Sawyer, 60, who died Feb. 25, 2007, were: Chad Owens, Garrett Edwards, Chris Riney, Shawn Ross, Mike Long and Danny Fraser.
Eva Wyman (03/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home for Oma Eva Wyman, 94, who died March 26, will be: Jesse Kirk, Mike Meyers, George St. Onge, Ray Cook, Dick Nelson and Howard Harper. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home...
L.S. Lane Jr. (03/28/07)
WILSON CITY -- Leonds "L.S." Lane Jr., 71, died March 25, 2007, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Facility. Born May 14, 1935, in Wyatt, son of the late Leonds and Millie Graham Lane, he was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Charleston and was a member of Sanders Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wyatt...
Wanda Williamson (03/28/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Wanda Williamson, 68, died March 27, 2007, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Bertha Pierce (03/28/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Bertha M. Pierce, 102, formerly of Naylor, Clarkton and Sikeston, died March 26, 2007, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Born Dec. 23, 1904, at Naylor, to the late Zack Marvin and Viola Morton Jenkins, she had resided at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau since soon after its opening in 1980. ...
Helen Matthews (03/28/07)
SIKESTON -- Helen C. Matthews, 74, died March 27, 2007, after a brief illness. Born Feb. 3, 1933, in Charleston, to the late Ernest and Mae Cox Maynard, she was a housewife and homemaker. A member of Miner Baptist Church, she was active in many church functions...
Lillas Heacox (03/28/07)
SIKESTON - Lillas Heacox, 84, died March 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 20, 1922, in Essex, daughter of the late John and Lela Sylvia Mae Tucker Triplett, she was a member of the Nazarene Church, Rebekah Lodge, VFW Auxiliary, Henry Meldrum American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Election Board...
Doug Triplett (03/28/07)
HERLONG, Calif. - Marion "Doug" Triplett, 46, died March 26, 2007, in Gasconade County, Mo. Born March 4, 1961 in Dexter, Mo., son of Shirley Lee Simmons Triplett of Grayridge, Mo., and the late Marion Norman Triplett, he graduated from Richland High School in 1979 and attended Three Rivers Community College for two years. ...
Harold Clark (03/28/07)
HARDIN, Ky. - Harold E. Clark, 72, died at 2:55 p.m. March 26, 2007, at Murray Calloway County Hospital. Born Aug. 27, 1934, to the late James E. and Beulah Killian Clark, he was a member of Hardin Baptist Church. He and his wife, Ramona, were married June 29, 1978, and she survives of the home...
Virginia Wilhite (03/28/07)
DEXTER -- Virginia Wilhite, 80, died March 27, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Aug. 3, 1926, at Bernie, daughter of the late Frank and Grace Crump Crain, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On Nov. 2, 1946, she married Clarence Wesley Wilhite who preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 2005...
Helen B. Jaynes (03/23/07)
SIKESTON -- Helen Beatrice Jaynes, 80, died at 11 p.m. March 22, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 12, 1927, in Kennett, daughter of the late Frank and Gladys Scott Jones, she moved to Sikeston from Parma in 1972. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and was a foster grandparent at Matthews Elementary School for 10 years. ...
Charles George (03/23/07)
MALDEN -- Charles King George, 82, died March 21, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Born Feb. 17, 1925, at Rombaur, son of the late Tillman Howard and Minnie Mae Stage George, he was a member of the Malden Church of Christ and the Disabled American Veterans. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during World War II...
Gladys Carpenter (03/23/07)
SIKESTON - Gladys M. Carpenter, 82, died at 6:47 p.m., March 22, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
John James Sr. (03/23/07)
ST. LOUIS - John James Sr., 75, formerly of Portageville, died March 17, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. in the Portageville Cemetery...
Virginia Lee Smothers (03/23/07)
DEXTER -- Virginia Smothers, 75, died March 21, 2007, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 19, 1931, in Cleveland, Ark., daughter of the late William "Lonnie" and Katie Mae Montgomery Rhoades, she graduated from Bernie High School in 1949 and drove a school bus for 20 years for the Ferguson-Florissant school district and 15 years for the Dexter school district. She was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ...
Evelyn Selsor (03/23/07)
DELTA - Evelyn Rottenbuecher Selsor, 64, died at 4:25 p.m., March 21, 2007, at Monticello House in Jackson. Born Nov. 19, 1942, in Delta, to the late Oscar Lee and Stella Irene Chapman Keys, she was a retired machine operator from International Hat Factory in Oran and a member of the Order of the Eagles in Cape Girardeau...
Harold Shrum (03/23/07)
MATTHEWS -- Harold Leon Shrum, 80, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 9:55 p.m. March 21, 2007, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born July 21, 1926, in Blodgett, son of the late Harold Orlando and Ethel Moody Shrum, he lived most of his life in Mississippi and Scott counties. ...
Jerry Crowley (03/23/07)
SIKESTON - Jerry M. Crowley, 69, died March 21, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 15, 1937, in Morehouse, son of Yutteve Treece Crowley of Sikeston and the late Ray Crowley, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston and had been a salesman for Jarvis Motor Company until ill health forced his retirement...
Diane Cantrell (03/23/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Teresa Diane Cantrell, age 57, formerly of Sikeston, died surrounded by friends and family early morning on Thursday March 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Sept. 16, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Francis "Bud" Street and the late Margery Street, she was raised in Sikeston and moved to Cape Girardeau when she attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Jerry Crowley (03/22/07)
SIKESTON - Jerry M. Crowley, 69, died March 21, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Harold Shrum (03/22/07)
MATTHEWS - Harold Leon Shrum, 80, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 9:55 p.m., March 21, 2007, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Jayce Matthews (03/21/07)
SIKESTON -- John C. "Jayce" Matthews III, 33, died March 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 27, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of John C. Matthews Jr. of Millersville and Ann Bess Matthews of Sikeston, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. He graduated from Sikeston High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University and was a call center customer service representative...
Lora Clinton (03/21/07)
BENTON - Lora Ellen Clinton, 73, died March 20, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Benton.
J.C. McDonald (03/21/07)
HAYWOOD CITY -- J.C. McDonald, 81, died at 6:30 p.m. March 18, 2007, at his home. Born May 19, 1925, in Concord, Ark., son of the late Jacob and Lena McDonald, he had lived in Missouri since 1990 and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include: his wife, Mary McDonald of Haywood City; one son, Charles McDonald of Dover, Ark.; three daughters, Kisha McDonald and Sharon McDonald of the home and Geraldine King of Battle Creek, Mich.; two brothers, Jonnie Mack McDonald and Wiley McDonald of the state of California; three sisters, Maggie Jackson and Odessa Smith of Seattle and Mary Clayton of Conklin, Ark.; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.. ...
Anna LeGrand (03/21/07)
CHAFFEE -- Anna Marie LeGrand, 68, died March 19, 2007, at her home. Born Feb. 20, 1939, in Rockview, daughter of the late Leonard August and Lena Caroline Hoefler Tucker, she was a self-employed babysitter. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Jim Daniels (03/21/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Tuesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, for Jim Daniels, 63, who died March 17, 2007, were: Rick Daniels, Terry Gordon, Brian Wells, Daniel Craft, Greg Daniels and Junior Gordon.
Elmer Gray (03/21/07)
SIKESTON - Elmer "Moe" Gray, 79, died March 16, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 14, 1927, in Sikeston, to the late John and Millie Gray, he worked as a farm laborer and later as a mechanic at 76 Truck Stop in Matthews, from which he retired in 1992...
Lora Clinton (03/22/07)
BENTON -- Lora Ellen Clinton, 73, died at 5:15 p.m. March 20, 2007, at her home. Born Mary 29, 1933, in Morley, daughter of the late Ralph Dewey and Ruby Lawson Abernathy, she had worked at International Shoe and Homestead Distributing in Sikeston and for 20 years as an examiner at Thorngate Limited in Chaffee. She was a member and past matron of Morley Chapter 342 Order of the Easter Star and the First Baptist Church in Oran...
Louise Brown (03/22/07)
MOREHOUSE - Nellie Louise Brown, 87, died March 21, 2007, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born May 16, 1919, in Earl, Ark., daughter of the late Fred and Joanna Rattliff Whittemore, she attended the Pentecostal Church in Morehouse. On Nov. 19, 1951, she married Calvin Brown, who preceded her in death...
Virginia Smothers (03/22/07)
DEXTER -- Virginia Smothers, 75, died March 21, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Noble Bollinger (03/22/07)
SWINTON -- Noble Elgin Bollinger, 80, died March 19, 2007, at his home. Born Jan. 3, 1927, at Bell City, son of the late Dan and Ella Pritchett Bollinger, he was a truck driver for Wetterau Wholesale in Hazelwood, from which he retired in 1988 after 38 years of service...
Lula Mae Rutledge (03/22/07)
PARMA -- Lula Mae Rutledge, 85, died March 18, 2007, at Gold Living Center of Malden. Born July 21, 1921, at Vardamon, Miss., daughter of the late Thomas Nolan and Lucina McKenny Nolan, she had worked as an outreach worker with Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corp. of Dexter. She was a member of the Mount Calvary Church of Parma...
Louisa Chaffee (03/27/07)
STURGIS, Mich. -- Louisa Weaks Chaffee, 40, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died March 26, 2007, at her home in Sturgis. Arrangements are incomplete at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Eva Wyman (03/27/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Oma Eva Wyman, 94, formerly of Sikeston, died March 26, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. Bon Dec. 24, 1912, in McCool, Miss., daughter of the late John Dunn and Anna Bell Wilson Frazier, she was a member of Miner Baptist Church. On April 24, 1934, she married Tom J. Myrick, who preceded her in death. On May 30, 1959, she married Byron Wyman, and he also preceded her in death...
Rondle Penick (03/27/07)
DEXTER -- Rondle R. Penick, 92, died March 24, 2007, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born Jan. 12, 1915, in Brookland, Ark., son of the late John Fletcher and Leona Johnson Penick, he grew up in Bernie and moved to Hammond, Ind., in the 1940s where he worked servicing and maintaining locomotives for the railroad for 40 years. Upon retirement, he moved back to Dexter where he resided for 25 years and was a member of the Bible Missionary Church...
Lillas Heacox (03/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Lillas Heacox, 84, died March 27, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Bertha Pierce (03/27/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Bertha M. Pierce, 102, died March 26, 2007, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation is from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dr. Tom Bass officiating...
R.L. Hester (03/27/07)
DEXTER -- R.L. Hester, 85, died March 26, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born March 28, 1921, near Dexter, son of the late Dan and Minnie Baker Hester, he was a pastor at various United Methodist churches in the state of Missouri until retirement in 1986. After retirement he relieved ministers at 24 different United Methodist Churches for vacation and sickness. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy...
Paul Daniels (03/27/07)
LOWNDES - Paul Allen Daniels, 47, formerly of Oran, died at 12:30 a.m., March 26, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born April 20, 1959, in Advance, to Wesley and Wanette Abner Daniels of Oran, he was owner/operator of Daniels Construction and Daniels Family Rentals in Lowndes and of the Pentecostal belief...
Bernice Western (03/26/07)
SIKESTON - Bernice "Mama Nece" Miller Hartlein Western, 83, died March 24, 2007, at her home. Born July 12, 1923, in Hagarville, Ark., to the late Pete and Ollie Sindle Berry, she was a housewife and homemaker. On Oct. 19, 1973, in Sikeston, she married James Lloyd Western, who preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 1995...
Ella Nicholas (03/26/07)
MOREHOUSE - Ella Mae Nicholas, 98, died at 6 a.m. March 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 28, 1908, in Arkansas, to the late William and Mary Hilliard Nicholas, she was a homemaker and a member of the Morehouse Pentecostal Church...
Judy Asa (03/26/07)
CHARLESTON -- Juliette Maire "Judy" Asa, 72, died March 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 6, 1934, in Bee Branch, Ark., to the late O.W. and Lema Holland Duncan, she lived in Charleston a number of years and owned and operated the Humpty Dumpty Day Care Center for over 36 years until her retirement in June 2006. ...
Edna Parr (03/26/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Edna Faye Parr, 60, died at 11:40 a.m. March 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 9, 1946, in rural Wolf Island, to the late Paul and Edna Grace Martin Parr, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in East Prairie...
Charles Cawhorn (03/26/07)
LILBOURN - Charles Leonard Cawhorn, 64, died March 24, 2007, at his home in Lilbourn. Born May 19, 1942, in New Madrid, he was the son of the late James Leonard and Verda Bell Cawhorn, he worked as a truck driver for many years. On Nov. 4, 1961, in Portageville, he married Betty McClaine, who survives of the home...
Ethel Bromley (03/26/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Ethel M. Bromley, 93, died at 1:45 a.m. March 25, 2007, at her daughter's home. Born July 20, 1913, in Clifton, daughter of the late Nathaniel and Elizabeth Kersey Halford, she worked for the International Shoe Co. in Sikeston, Mo., and was of the Baptist belief...
Lula Rutledge (03/20/07)
MALDEN - Lula Rutledge, 85, died March 18, 2007, in the Golden Living Center at Malden. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Nelson Kitchen (03/20/07)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for graveside services conducted Monday at Puxico Cemetery for Nelson Otis Kitchen, 92, who died March 16, 2007, were: Dale Kitchen, Ray Dean Kitchen, James Copeland, Terry Buchanan, Rick Howard and Ryan Holder. Honorary pallbearer was Verne Shrum...
Annie Tillman (03/20/07)
BELL CITY -- Pallbearers at services set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Annie Faye Tillman, 87, who died March 18, 2007, will be: Dusty Hicks, Jason Hopper, Dylan Hicks, Jason Frost, John Talley, Nick Frost, Jeff Frost and Kevin Curtis...
Cory Ezell (03/20/07)
SCOTT CITY - Cory Don Adam Ezell, 26, died March 17, 2007, at Scott City from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Born July 13, 1980, at Hayti, to Donnie and Margie Johnson Ezell of Glenallen, he was a graduate of Woodlawn R-4 School in Marble Hill. He was employed with Galemore Motors as a car salesman and served with the U.S. Navy...
Laveda Moore (03/20/07)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for the services conducted Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Laveda Moore, 82, who died March 17, 2007, were: Carey Cassinger, Bruce Webb, Freddy Ridenour, the Rev. Mike Kohlbaker, Dean Smith and Scott Moore...
Harry Williams (03/20/07)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be conducted tonight at 7 p.m. at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston for Harry J. Williams, 74, who died March 17, 2007, will be: Stanley Clark, Jack Britt, Joey Fowler, John Garrett, Bill Bye and Roy Owens. Honorary pallbearers will be: Dorman Robinson, Warren Grant, Dr. Fred Thornton, Dr. Loring Helfrich, Charles Campbell, the Rev. Bob Medlock and Gene Shaw...
Melvin Young (03/20/07)
SIKESTON -- Melvin C. Young, 72, died March 18, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 2, 1934, in Tiptonville, Tenn., son of the late Robert Wade and Bunna Godwin Young, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked in construction before retiring...
Ruby Flanigan (03/20/07)
SIKESTON - Ruby Irene Flanigan, 90, went home to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:20 a.m. March 19, 2007, at the New Horizon Center. Born Jan. 15, 1917, at Marston, to the late George Robert and Cora Elizabeth Evans Russell, she lived most of her life in Sikeston where she was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist belief, and she was loved by many...