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Obituaries from July 2007

Norman Hann Sr. (07/09/07)
DEXTER - Norman R. Hann Sr., 72, died July 5, 2007, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 15, 1934, the son of Ester A. Michl Hann of Morehouse and the late Bernard Hann, he had lived in Dexter since 1965. He had worked as a heating and air contractor and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Sikeston...
Audrey Hatchel (07/09/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Mrs. Audrey Cornelia Smith Hatchel, 95, died peacefully in her sleep on July 6, 2007, at Community Hospital in Anderson, Ind. She looked forward, as she said, to being "carried by angels into the Presence of Jesus." She had been living in Anderson since March 15, 2006 under the care of her nephew and niece, Gilbert and Darlene Stafford...
Brook Redd (07/09/07)
SIKESTON - Brook Nicole Redd, 25, died July 4, 2007, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 24, 1982, in Sikeston, to Vercie Eckles Smith of Sikeston and Fred Brown of Kansas City, she was a 2000 graduate of Pattonville High School in Maryland Heights...
Cheri Blanton (07/09/07)
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- Cheri Blanton, 70, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 8, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Carl Perry (07/09/07)
SIKESTON - Carl Lee Perry, 79, died July 8, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 12, 1928, at Avert, son of the late Calvin and Clara Stephens Perry, he had lived in Sikeston since 1993. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Korean War and had retired from McDonnell Douglas at St. Louis...
Stanley Bess (07/09/07)
NEW MADRID - Stanley Ray Bess, 71, died July 7, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Feb. 1, 1936, in Findlay, Ohio, he was the son of the late Lee Howard and Stella Riddle Bess. On March 12, 1962, he married Melba Lois Pack. Survivors include: two sons, Kevin Bess of Portageville and Kyle Bess of Los Angeles; one brother, Sonny Bess of Joplin; and three grandsons, Cory Bess, Alex Bess and Davin Savat...
Raymond C. Foege (07/09/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Raymond C. Foege, 79, died July 7, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 6, 1928, in St. Louis, son of the late Charles W. and Kathryn Gehl Foege he was a former milk man, a foreman at the University of Illinois and plant manager for Cleveland Armstrong. He was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Louis Dillender (07/09/07)
FLORISSANT -- Louis Dillender, 78, formerly of Sikeston, died July 6, 2007. Born Oct. 26, 1928, in Sikeston, to the late Samuel and Nancy Emily Porche Dillender, he was a retired maintenance worker of an aircraft company and a U.S. Army veteran. He married Margaret Moore who survives of the home...
L.C. Tucker (07/09/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - L.C. Tucker, 69, died July 8, 2007, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Russell Putnam (07/18/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Russell E. Putnam, 51, died at 3:14 p.m. July 17, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Margaret Bizzell (07/18/07)
SIKESTON -- Margaret Ann Lathom Bizzell, 73, died at 5:43 p.m. July 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 10, 1933, in Sikeston, to the late O.E. and Mary Lee Kincy Lathom, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Sikeston...
Jessie Green (07/18/07)
SIKESTON - Jessie Green, 96, died July 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 26, 1910, in Pocahontas, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac Elvie and Josie (Davidson) Marlett, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ for over 40 years and the Bootheel Quilter's Guild. She had owned and operated Green's Grocery in Smith Addition and later Salcedo Store before retiring...
Georgia Snider (07/18/07)
DEXTER -- Georgia Snider, 80, died July 17, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Gertrude Perkins (07/18/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Gertrude Perkins, 96, died july 16, 2007, at the Golden Life Center in New Madrid. Born Nov. 9, 1910, in Louisville, Ky., to the late Ethel Lenn and Gertrude Elizabeth Hathorne Ellis, she was a member of the St. Eustachius Catholic Church and the Ladies of Sodality...
Adron Werneck (07/08/07)
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - Adron Werneck truly embodied the virtues that made the Greatest Generation great. As a rock solid, sensible, hardworking, Midwesterner, he was deeply devoted to his family, to his country, which he served during World War II, and to the thousands upon thousands of rural families in Missouri whose electric power lines he maintained in the worst possible weather conditions as a lead lineman for the REA, the Rural Electrification Administration...
Charles Triplett (07/08/07)
DEXTER - Charles Lloyd Triplett, died July 5, 2007, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 4, 1926, in Grayridge, son of the late John and Lelia Tucker Triplett, he was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Dexter. A 23-year retired U.S. ...
Antonio Patterson (07/08/07)
SIKESTON - Antonio Dewayne Patterson, 16, died July 4, 2007, at his home. Born May 23, 1991, in Sikeston, son of Juanita Patterson of Sikeston and Tony Neal of Milwaukee, he was a ninth-grader in the Sikeston Public Schools and had recently received awards in English and social studies. He was a member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in Sikeston where he was the church musician and a member of the Youth Ministries...
Diana Deprow (07/23/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Diana Marie Deprow, 38, who died July 19, 2007, were: Brad Deprow, Joey Deprow, Keith Monroe, Logan Monroe, Matt Underhile and Richard Warren.
Nicholas Hartline (07/23/07)
DEXTER - Nicholas Joseph Hartline, 24, died July 21, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 3, 1983, at Alton, Ill., son of Scott and Donna Litzler Hartline of Dexter, he was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter. He had attended the Missouri State School and was employed with the Stoddard Day Activity Center in Dexter...
Geneva Henderson (07/23/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Geneva Henderson, 80, died July 22, 2007, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Anna Limbaugh (07/23/07)
PUXICO - Pallbearers for services conducted today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Anna Pauline Limbaugh, 82, who died July 19, 2007, were: Stephanie Reynolds, Rick Reynolds, Lin Rowe, Katie Rowe, Robb Rowe and Sara Rowe.
Jewel Ross (07/23/07)
CHAFFEE - Jewel Ross, 86, died at 1:42 a.m. July 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 17, 1921, at Whitewater, to the late George Burrette and Annie Matilda McCormick Kinder, she was a retired machine operator. She worked at Buckstein Pants Factory and later at Florsheim Shoe Co. ...
Delphine Skidmore (07/23/07)
CLARKTON - Delphine Louise Skidmore, 86, died July 21, 2007, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born July 14, 1921, at Gideon, to the late Elijah and Anna Belle Teal Kinsey, she retired from the Gideon Flower Shop and was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Clarkton...
Sallie Sterling (07/27/07)
ST. LOUIS -- Sallie Leuer Sterling, 93, died July 24, 2007, at Delmar Gardens of Meramec Valley in Fenton. Born Oct. 16, 1913, daughter of the late Harry Foote and Zoe Constance Rozier Leuer, she was a homemaker. A son-in-law also preceded her in death...
Romey Stevens (07/27/07)
SIKESTON - Romey L. Stevens, 42, died July 24, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 11, 1964, in Advance, son of the late Mary Alice Stevens, he was a lifelong resident of Missouri. He attended Scott Central Schools and was of the Baptist belief...
Richard LaFerney (07/27/07)
LILBOURN - Richard Ballard LaFerney, 81, passed away July 25, 2007, at his home in Lilbourn. Born Aug. 22, 1925, in Portageville, to the late Henry and Evelyn Winstead LaFerney, he loved to work crossword puzzles and watch the Cardinals play baseball...
George Renfroe (07/27/07)
SIKESTON -- George Renfroe, 64, died July 26, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Carl Addison, pastor of Tanner Street Church of God, will officiate...
Herbert Huggins (07/27/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Herbert Huggins, 77, died July 25, 2007 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Dec. 13, 1929, in Greenfield, Tenn., he was the son of the late Talma and Ethel Richmond Huggins. He was an active member at Word of Faith Fellowship Church in Cape, where he was a deacon, on the Board of Trustees and piano player. He retired from General Sign Company after 30 years of service...
Nathan Chaney (07/27/07)
DEXTER - Nathan L. Chaney, 59, died July 24, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 29, 1947, in Qulin, son of the late Thomas and Garnett Burnett Chaney, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Survivors include: his common-law wife, Marketta Legitt of Dexter; two sons, Michael Chaney and Troy Chaney; one daughter, Hannah Chaney; three brothers, Terry Chaney of Dexter, Larry Bailey of Poplar Bluff and Howard Bailey of Sikeston; five sisters, Betty Richardson of Weatherford, Texas, Sharon Pullum of Bloomfield, Sharlene Waters of Poplar Bluff, Shirley Niswonger of Broseley and Teresa Bailey of the state of Michigan.. ...
Jo Sikes (07/27/07)
SIKESTON -- Jewell Marie "Jo" Sikes, 77, died July 25, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 12, 1930, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of the late Herbert Spencer and Flora Lee Matthews, she was a member of the First Christian Church. She was the vice president of Mercantile Bank and later worked at Montgomery Bank before retiring...
Cathy Murrell (07/27/07)
PARIS, Tenn. -- Cathy Jane Murrell, 48, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died July 18, 2007, at Paris. Born Jan. 13, 1959, at Hayti, Mo., to the late Lynell and Delores Franks Murrell, she was a graduate of Portageville High School and a member of the softball team...
Wilbur Caid (07/02/07)
CHARLESTON -- Wilbur Caid, 89, died at 4:45 p.m. June 30, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 9, 1917, in Leslie, Ark., to the late Cecil and Ola Branum Caid, he served with the U.S. Army during World War II, spending four years in the European Theatre. ...
Vera Griffin (07/02/07)
CHAFFEE -- Vera Marie Griffin, 85, died at 11:58 a.m. July 1, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 19, 1922, in Oran, daughter of the late Joseph William and Frieda Sophia Westrich Dannenmueller, she was a homemaker and a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Daughters of St. Ambrose and Legion of Mary...
James Dickerson (07/02/07)
BERTRAND - James Dickerson, 80, died at 9:10 a.m. July 1, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Anna Limbaugh (07/22/07)
CHESTERFIELD -- Anna Pauline Limbaugh, 82, formerly of Puxico, died July 19, 2007, at Delmar Gardens in Chesterfield. Born April 17, 1925, in Stoddard County, she was a member of the West Side General Baptist Church in St. Ann. She had lived all her life in Puxico until moving to the St. Louis area in 2000...
Lizabeth Albritton (07/22/07)
SIKESTON -- Lizabeth A. Britton, 64, formerly of Mayfield, Ky., died at 5:17 a.m. July 19, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 30, 1942, at Paducah, Ky., daughter of the late Richard and Joy Copeland Jones, she was a 1961 graduate of Mayfield High School, graduated from Murray School of Nursing as a GLPN, and worked in nursing for 25 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mayfield...
Diana Deprow (07/22/07)
DEXTER -- Diana Marie Deprow, 38, died July 19, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born March 29, 1969, in Pontiac, Mich., she was the daughter of Robert and Diana Kay Mowery VanKleek of Dexter. She had lived in Dexter since 1981 and had attended the Word of Faith Christian Center in Bernie...
Henry Barnes (07/22/07)
BERNIE - Henry Barnes, 100, died July 9, 2007, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Born April 18, 1907, at Formosa, Ark., son of the late George Washington and Tennessee Keck Barnes, he was a farmer, a wood worker and a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church...
Gene Curtis (07/12/07)
MATTHEWS -- Gene Curtis, 69, died at 2:49 a.m. July 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 28, 1937, in Matthews, to the late Alvin R. and Ollie Elizabeth Winters Curtis, he served in the U.S. Army at the end of the Korean War and was president and operator of a poultry farm. ...
B.J. Thurman (07/12/07)
MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Betty Jane "B.J." Powell Thurman, 64, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died March 23, 2007, at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis. Born Sept. 17, 1942, in Columbia, Mo., to the late H. Rowe and Elizabeth "Betty" Powell, she was a graduate of Charleston High School. She had lived most of her life in Memphis where she was a retired supervisor for the Shelby County Tax Assessor office and an administrative assistant with Fed Ex Express...
Joan D. Cooper (07/06/07)
NEW MADRID - Joan Duffy Cooper, 73, died July 3, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 8, 1934, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to the late Jim and Dixie Altman Duffy, she attended Notre Dame High School in Chattanooga and received an English degree from Sienna College in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in New Madrid...
Virginia Lenand (07/12/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Virginia Lenand, 85, died July 10, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. Born Nov. 9, 1921, at Caney, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Lena Halter Menz. She was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church where she served with the Ladies of Sodality...
Virgie Poe (07/31/07)
ARNOLD - Virgie C. Poe, 81, formerly of Portageville, died July 27, 2007, at her home. Born Nov. 27, 1925, at Sturdivant, she was the daughter of the late John and Grace Bryant. Survivors include: one son, John Poe; one daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Alan Straub; one brother, Raymond Bryant; three sisters, Vernie Pulley, Katherine Phillips and Freda Call; four grandchildren; and a special friend, Judy Averbeck...
George M. Renfroe (07/31/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services held Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for George M. Renfroe, 64, who died July 26, 2007, were: Kory Rose, Todd Renfroe, Kendall Ayers, Bart Grant, Tim Foust, Robert Brown and Steve Wade.
Lucille Loafman (07/31/07)
MALDEN - Lucille Loafman, 79, died July 27, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born July 18, 1928, in Campbell, to the late Walter and Alaska Stephens King, she was a member of Bethany General Baptist Church and had retired as the manager for the shoe department from Wal-Mart in Malden...
Michael Mallard (07/31/07)
SIKESTON - Michael Lee Mallard, 50, died July 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 10, 1956, in Sikeston, son of the late Rolland L. and Bernice Traw Mallard, he was employed by Stockade Buildings and was of the Baptist belief...
Maria Lawson (07/31/07)
SIKESTON -- Maria Antonita Lawson, 83, died July 27, 2007, at her home. Born May 11, 1923, in Rome, Italy, daughter of the late Antonio and Marie Deri Egidi, she was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston. On Oct. 14, 1945, in Foggia, Italy, she married Billie Charles Lawson, who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 2002...
Gene McAnulty (07/31/07)
FOLEY - Harold "Gene" McAnulty, 68, died July 29, 2007, at Lincoln County Medical Center. Born April 29, 1939, at Luxoria, Ark., son of the late William Roosevelt and Mary Atha McGarity McAnulty, he worked for 13 years as a self-employed construction contractor...
Jimmie Kyle (07/31/07)
SIKESTON - Jimmie Kyle, 71, died July 30, 2007. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday followed by services at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Chester Bell, Vernon Smith, Edsel Wylie, Bill Littleton, Craig Littleton and James McGee...
Clyde Copeland (07/17/07)
TALLAPOOSA - Clyde Jerome Copeland, 54, died July 14, 2007 at his home. Born Oct. 2, 1952 in Portageville, he was the son of the late Kelly and Myrtle May Brock Copeland. He was employed by Noranda Aluminum and a veteran of the U.S. Army. On Oct. 2, 1990 in Dyersburg, Tenn., he married Barbara Rae Woolums who survives of the home...
Grover Parker (07/17/07)
RISCO - Grover "Buddy" Parker, 69, died July 14, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 3, 1938, in Truman, Ark., to the late Robert E. Lee and Ruby Augustine Rollins Parker, he was the former police chief of Risco and a U.S. Navy veteran. On June 15, 1959, in Tulot Ark., he married Edna Ruthie May Maclin, who survives of the home...
Rosa Mae Reed (07/17/07)
NEW MADRID - Rosa Mae Reed, 87, died July 12, 2007 at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Jan. 28, 1920, in Hernando, Miss. to the late Sylvester and Daisy Clark Reed, she was a homemaker and caretaker. In July 1941, she married James E. Wade, who survives of the home...
Jackie Skelton (07/17/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Launa Jackie Skelton, 77, died July 15, 2007, at Cypress Point Health Health Care in Dexter. Born March 21, 1930, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Harvey and Myrtie Aslin Bess, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Goose McMIllen (07/17/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Pallbearers for services held today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie for Velma Ruth "Goose" Northern McMillen, 48, who died July 13, 2007, were: Anthony Blasingain, Travis Blasingain, Max Blasingain, John Bolen, Aaron Turner and Rudy Arimencles...
Jessie Green (07/17/07)
SIKESTON -- Jessie Green, 96, died July 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Visitation is scheduled from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Gertrude Perkins (07/17/07)
NEW MADRID - Gertrude Perkins, 96, died July 16, 2007, at the Golden Life Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Carol Wilson (07/17/07)
NEW MADRID - Carol Ann Barbre Wilson, 64, died July 14, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 25, 1943, in Cairo, Ill. to the late Fred and Goldie Summers Barbre, she was a licensed minister. Survivors include: one son, Charles James Brewer, Jr. ...
Vera Wilkinson (07/25/07)
TOMBALL, Texas -- Vera Gertrude Stafford Wilkinson, 83, formerly of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died July 22, 2007, at Sam Houston Garden in Houston. Born July 21, 1924, the daughter of the late James and Emma Arnold Hodges, she was a supervisor at Davis Electric for many years. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Order of the Eastern Star...
Patricia Allison (07/25/07)
HALLSVILLE - Patricia Ann Allison, 59, died July 21, 2007, at Hallsville as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. Born March 9, 1948, in Gideon, she was the daughter of Nell Cassie Sebourn Hughes of Clarkton and the late Thearon Odell Hughes...
Lorene Patterson (07/12/07)
ORAN -- Lorene Patterson, 87, died July 11, 2007, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Oran.
Maxine Stacy (07/12/07)
CHAFFEE -- Maxine Marie Stacy, 72, died July 12, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee.
Eathel Scheffer (07/12/07)
CHARLESTON - Eathel Holmes Scheffer, 95, died at 8:55 a.m. July 11, 2007, at the Charleston Manor. Born July 22, 1911, in Morehouse, to the late Mart and Susie Roach Holmes Null, she had lived most of her life in Charleston. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church where she was a member of the Legion of Mary and Daughters of Isabella...
Debbie Smithey (07/12/07)
CENTRALIA -- Debbie Lou Smithey, 49, died July 10, 2007, at Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Mo. Born Sept. 19, 1957, in Sikeston, the daughter of Charles and Lillian Brewer Williams of Sikeston, she had worked at various places and volunteered at the Central Missouri Food Bank and the Help Center. She was a member of Lockewood Park Baptist Church...
Burford Williams (07/12/07)
ERIN, Tenn. - Pallbearers for graveside services today at Memorial Park Cemetery for Buford Allen Williams, 75, who died July 8, 2007, were: Bill Emerine, Tim Tolbert, Chester Kordahl, the Rev. Dennis Lowe, Bob Davis and Brian Martin. Nunnelee Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Pamela Lacy (07/11/07)
DEXTER -- Pamela Sue Lacy, 51, died July 9, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. Born April 18, 1956, in St. Louis, daughter of Zetta Jennings Mitchell and the late D.C. Mitchell, she was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Dexter...
Norman Hann Sr. (07/11/07)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted today at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston, for Norman R. Hann Sr., 72, who died July 5, 2007, were: Jim Baker Robert Newell, Neil Hann, Brent Hann, Leslie Nebors and Phillip Hann...
Buna Farris (07/11/07)
RANDLES - Buna Daisy Farris, 93, died at 6:35 p.m. July 9, 2007, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Born April 27, 1914, at Russellville, Ark., daughter of the late William Claude and Daisy Hill Boley, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On Nov. 1, 1932, she married Joe Farris who preceded her in death on March 23, 1984...
Cherie Lee Blanton (07/11/07)
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. -- Cherie Ann Lee Blanton, 70, formerly of Charleston, Mo., and Sikeston, Mo., died July 8, 2007, at her home. Born Nov. 24, 1936, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Cage Viverette and Rachel Elizabeth "Mickey" Richards Lee, she was a 1954 graduate of Charleston High School. ...
Virginia Lenand (07/11/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Virginia Lenand, 85, died July 10, 2007, at Portageville Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Gene Curtis (07/11/07)
MATTHEWS - Gene Curtis, 69, died at 2:49 a.m. July 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center Emergency Room in Sikeston. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
James O'Brien (07/16/07)
DES ARK - James Lawrence O'Brien, 73, died at 12:18 a.m. July 15, 2007, at Iron County Memorial Hospital at Pilot Knob. Born Sept. 24, 1933, at St. Louis, to the late John and Ruth Cassidy O'Brien, he retired from Southwestern in Fort Worth, Texas, where he worked in sales and was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Robert Bridges (07/16/07)
SIKESTON - Robert Bridges, 61, died July 15, 2007, at his home. Born April 19, 1946, in Cottage Hills, Ill., he was the son of Gladys Arnold Bridges, who survives of Sikeston, and the late Orvile Bridges. He recently retired from Noranda Aluminum after 32 years of service. He was a member of Sikeston Eagles 3319. He enjoyed camping, traveling, fishing and wildlife, with his friends...
Wilford Gean (07/16/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Wilford Dewey Gean, 74, died July 15, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 20, 1933, in Peach Orchard, Ark., to the late Samuel and Hazel Tyler Gean, he was a sheetmetal worked for Pyramid Roofing in Sikeston, a member of Sheetmetal Workers Union Local No. 36 and of the Baptist belief...
Daniel Young (07/16/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Daniel Patrick Young, newborn, died July 14, 2007, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Tena Lape (07/16/07)
NEW HAMBURG - Christine "Tena" Lape, 93, died July 14, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 15, 1914, in Charleston, to the late Henry and Rosella Layton Scheffer, she retired from Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee where she was employed as a presser. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and St. Ann Sodality in New Hamburg...
Launa Skelton (07/16/07)
BLOOMFIELD - Launa Jackie Skelton died July 15, 2007, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Lois Rogers (07/16/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lois Ann Gribble Rogers, 60, died July 15, 2007, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. She was born Jan. 12, 1947, in Wardell, daughter of the late Tom and Mattie Francis White Gribble. In 1967, in Tennessee, she married M.T. Rogers, who preceded her in death Oct. 1, 1996...
Goose McMIllen (07/16/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Velma Ruth "Goose" Northern McMillen, 48, died at 6:05 a.m. July 13, 2007, in the Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Born Aug. 31, 1958, in Mississippi County, to the late Marshall Lee and Leoma Pearl Northern Dean, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County...
Gene Edwards (07/16/07)
DEXTER -- Eugene E. Edwards, 76, died July 13, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 4, 1931, in Stoddard County, son of the late Duane Alfred and Eathel Oneita Lingo Edwards, he was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Dexter, retired farmer, veteran of the U.S. Navy, and 25-year member of the American Legion post 59...
Howard Davis Sr. (07/25/07)
ALMA, Ill. - Howard Davis Sr., 69, died July 23, 2007, at his home. Born Aug. 20, 1937, in Dexter, Mo., son of the late Moy Wray and Hortense "Tensey" Farmer Davis, he was a former machine operator for Lincoln Engineering in St. Louis, Mo. and a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1957 until 1964...
Norman Heuring Sr. (07/25/07)
NEW HAMBURG - Norman J. Heuring Sr., 59, died July 24, 2007, at his home. Born Feb. 24, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles John and Lucille Josephine Westrich Heuring, he had been an insurance salesman for New York Life, a car salesman for Cape GMC Pontiac and was a self-employed hay farmer. ...
Imogine Burney (07/06/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Imogine Burney, 83, died at 12:02 a.m. July 6, 2007, in East Prairie. Born June 9, 1924, in Paris, Tenn., daughter of the late Stanley B. and Ruthie L. Cook Thomas, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life, where she was a member of the Dorena Baptist Church...
Norman Hann Sr. (07/06/07)
DEXTER - Norman R. Hann Sr., 72, died July 5, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter.
Adron Werneck (07/06/07)
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Adron Udell Werneck, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died July 5, 2007, at his home. He married Hazel McCormick who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son, Adron Allen Werneck of Aventura; one daughter, Carol Carter of Blue Ridge, Ga.; one grandson, Michael Stephen Werneck of Fairfax, Va.; and one granddaughter, Lisa Hunter Werneck of Atlanta...
Richard Landers (07/06/07)
MATTHEWS - Richard Glenn Landers, 63, died at 11:52 a.m. July 4, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 9, 1943, in Sikeston, to the late Raymond Cecil "Goob" and Emma West Landers, he graduated from Lilbourn High School in 1961 and served in the U.S. ...
Ralph Wyatt Sr. (07/06/07)
MARSTON -- Andrew C. "Ralph" Wyatt Sr., 60, died June 27, 2007, at his home. Born June 27, 2007, in Mississippi, to the late Jessie and Lucille Wyatt, he worked at the Rice Mill and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Rosetta Leach who survives of the home...
Sherry Duncan (07/06/07)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Sherry Lynn Duncan, 66, formerly of Dexter, died July 4, 2007, at The Manor in Poplar Bluff. Born March 8, 1941, in Matthews, daughter of James Howard Rhoades of Poplar Bluff and the late Ruby Thelma Frazier Rhoades, she was formerly employed as a nurse's aid with Home Health Care and a member of the First Assembly of God Church, both in Dexter...
Ava Emerson (07/30/07)
MORLEY - Ava Allene Emerson, 93, died at 5:30 a.m. July 29, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1913, at Maynard, Ark., to the late Alph and Gussie Johnston Evans, she was a homemaker. On Jan. 21, 1939, at Blytheville, Ark., she married Jim Mac Emerson, who preceded her in death on April 5, 1991...
Maria Lawson (07/30/07)
SIKESTON -- Maria Antonita Lawson, 83, died July 27, 2007, at her home. Born May 11, 1923, in Rome, Italy, daughter of the late Antonio and Marie Deri Egidi, she was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston. On Oct. 14, 1945, in Foggia, Italy, she married Billie Charles Lawson, who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 2002...
Johnn Matthews Sr. (07/30/07)
SIKESTON -- John C. Matthews Sr., 83, died July 28, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 10, 1924, in Sikeston, son of the late Jack and Elsie Sullivan Matthews, he was a memer of First United Methodist Church and had been an agent for Standard Oil Company for 32 years until his retirement...
James Scruggs (07/30/07)
BLOOMFIELD - James David Scruggs, 58, formerly of East Prairie, died at 5:10 a.m. July 29, 2007, at his home. Born Jan. 20, 1949, near East Prairie, to the late Ollie James and Mary Ellen Louise Nolen Scruggs, he lived near Bloomfield for the past eight years and was employed by Walker Construction in Dexter. He was of the Protestant belief...
Larry Hale (07/30/07)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Larry J. Hale, 70, died July 27, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center. Born Aug. 12, 1936, in Vanduser, son of the late Herbert R. and Cassie D. Andrews Hale, he was a graduate of Morley High School. He had been a salesman for Heartland Distributing Co. for 15 years and after his retirement he drove a bus for First Student Transportation and was a driver for Cape County Transit Authority. He was a member of Red Star Baptist Church and Eagles Aerie No. 3775...
Ralph Johns (07/05/07)
KEWANEE - Ralph V. Johns, 61, died July 2, 2007, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Feb. 9, 1946, at Matthews, to the late Jesse and Betty Blankenship Johns, he was a retired auto mechanics instructor at New Madrid County R1 Enlarged. He was a member of the New Madrid Country Club and New Madrid American Legion Post No. 595...
Joan D. Cooper (07/05/07)
NEW MADRID - Joan Duffy Cooper, 73, died July 3, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 8, 1934, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to the late Jim and Dixie Altman Duffy, she attended Notre Dame High School in Chattanooga and received an English degree from Sienna College in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in New Madrid...
Jean Gooch (07/05/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Cassie E. Jean Gooch, 76, died July 4, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 23, 1931, in Conran, to the late Clarence C. and Clara B. Fields Hayes, she was a member of the J.Y. Church of God. In 1946, at Piggott, Ark., she married Stanley Gooch, who preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1984...
Gaylord Grindstaff (07/05/07)
SIKESTON - The Rev. Gaylord E. Grindstaff, 73, died at 10:15 p.m. July 2, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 1, 1934, in Fremont, he was the son of the the late John Elton and Laura Mae Bristol Grindstaff. He worked for 15 years for Dow Chemical Co. ...
Earl Calhoun (07/05/07)
CHAFFEE - Earl Douglas Calhoun, 53, died at 2:15 a.m., July 1, 2007, at his home. Born May 21, 1954, in Nashville, Tenn., to the late Anna Calhoun, he served in the U.S. Army and was a retired bricklayer. Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Natasha and Jason Holweg of Allenville; three grandchildren, Cassie Eichhorn, Kendall Holweg, and Presley Holweg; one brother-in-law, one sister-in-law, two nieces, one great-niece, one great-nephew, and a special friend, Teresa Wilkins of Pleasantview, Tenn.. ...
James Dickerson (07/05/07)
BERTRAND - James C. Dickerson, 80, died at 9:10 a.m. July 1, 2007, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 19, 1926, in Smithland, Ky., to the late T.C. and Katie Dickerson, after serving in the Army during World War II he moved to Pittsburgh, Pa., where he was employed as a conductor with the P&LE Railroad for many years. He received certification as a licensed auctioneer, worked as an auctioneer and owned his own auctioneering business for 30 years until retiring in 1988...
Sherry Duncan (07/05/07)
POPLAR BLUFF - Sherry Duncan, 66, formerly of Dexter, died July 4, 2007, at the Manor Residential Care in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Doris Sarver (07/05/07)
EAST PRAIRIE - Doris J. Sarver, 71, died at 9:15 a.m. July 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 4, 1935, in East Prairie, to the late Burrell Otto and Floy Noreene England Williams, she lived all her life in Mississippi County. She was the former owner of the Family Florist in East Prairie...
L.C. Tucker (07/10/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- L.C. Tucker, 69, died July 8, 2007, at his home. Born May 30, 1938, in Ashland, Miss., son of the late J.W. and Elizabeth Wallace Tucker, he was retired from General Motors, had served in the National Guard and was of the Baptist belief...
Tracey Collins (07/10/07)
WETUMPKA, Ala. -- Tracey Louise Nolen Collins, 40, died July 6, 2007, at her home. She is the daughter of Judy and Jerry Humphries and Jimmy and Janice Nolen, who live near Sikeston, Mo. Other survivors include: her husband, Michael Collins; three sons, Johnathon Bradley Collins, Michael Darron Collins and Billy Ray Collins; one brother, Jimmy Martin Nolen; one sister, Jamie Denise Moore; and one granddaughter, Nevaeh Cheyenne Collins...
Webb Reeves (07/10/07)
DEXTER - Wilburn "Webb" Reeves, 72, died July 7, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Sept. 7, 1934, at Parma, to the late Jesse James and Dovie Sue Worley Reeves, he was the former owner of the Reeves Nursing Home in Dexter. In April 1962, at Acorn Ridge, he married Juanita May who preceded him in death on July 11, 1990...
Dorothy Phegley (07/10/07)
PERKINS - Dorothy Jean Phegley, 74, died July 9, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 21, 1932, at Advance, to the late Rosewell and Mona Mae Sitce Bess, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. On Mary 14, 1949, she married Billy Leon Phegley, who survives of the home...
Pamela Lacy (07/10/07)
DEXTER -- Pamela Sue Lacy, 51, died July 9, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Buford Williams (07/10/07)
ERIN, Tenn. - Buford Allen Williams, 75, formerly of Miner, Mo. died at 8:10 p.m. July 8, 2007, at Centennial Hospital in Nashville. Born Oct. 31, 1931, in Caruthersville, Mo., to the late George and Maggie Brumley Williams, he was a press operator with Potlatch/Tetra Pak and a member of the paper industry union local. He served in the U.S. Navy and was of the Baptist belief...
Mary Hayes (07/10/07)
CHARLESTON - Mary C. Brown Hayes, 69, died July 9, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 24, 1937, at Charleston, to the late Walter F. and Beulah L. Moore Brown, she lived in Charleston most of her life where she was employed as a bookkeeper with Bootheel Tractor Company, Simmons Equipment Company, Cross Truck Stop and most recently the Mid-Valley Irrigation Company for a number of years until her retirement. ...
Carol Burleson (07/28/07)
MALDEN - Carol Ann Burleson, 61, died July 26, 2007, at her home. Born June 14, 1946, in Dallas, daughter of Melvin Mitchell of Lilbourn and the late Nellie Gertrude McKinney Mitchell, she was of the Baptist belief. On Dec. 26, 1960, at Grand Prairie, Texas, she married Jessie Burleson, who preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1999...
Elizabeth Beardslee (07/30/07)
BENTON -- Elizabeth Beardslee, 89, died at 10:52 a.m. July 28, 2007, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 17, 1918, in Sagmore, Pa., daughter of the late George and Ann Sovitch Garber, she worked in sales at Sears. She was a member of the Benton Methodist Church...
George M. Renfroe (07/28/07)
SIKESTON - George M. Renfroe, retired Master Sergeant, USAF, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Derby, Kan., ended his journey here on earth on July 26, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. He is now at rest with his Lord and Savior. George was 64 years, 1 month and 2 days old. He was born in DeQueen, Ark., the second of three sons born to the late Alex and Elsie Renfroe, on June 24, 1943...
Jimmie Kyle (07/30/07)
SIKESTON - Jimmie Kyle, 71, died at 3 a.m. July 30, 2007, at Miner Nursing Center. Born Jan. 31, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Arthur and Lula Smith Kyle, he owned and operated Kyle Electric. He was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ and served with the National Guard...
Michael Mallard (07/30/07)
SIKESTON - Michael Lee Mallard, 50, died July 30, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Joe Robinson (07/15/07)
PARMA - Joe Robinson, 62, died July 13, 2007, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 10, 1945, in Arkansas, to the late James and Irene Harris Robinson, he was a retired farmhand and had lived in the Parma area for the past 30 years...
Gene Edwards (07/15/07)
DEXTER - Eugene "Gene" Edwards, 76, died July 13, 2007. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. today until time for funeral services at 4 p.m. at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield...
Myra McElmurry (07/15/07)
ADVANCE - Myra May Bynum McElmurry, 96, formerly of Scott City, died at 12:10 a.m. July 13, 2007, at the Advance Nursing Center. Born Feb. 15, 1911, at Morley, to the late Earley and Lollie May Bynum, she lived most of her life in Scott City, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church at Scott City. In 1997 she moved to Advance...
Marilyn Greene (07/15/07)
BERNIE -- Marilyn Irene Greene, 65, died July 12, 2007, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born June 5, 1942, in Wayne County, daughter of the late Harry Ellis and Nina Irene Nicholson Sutt, she was a member of the Bernie Alliance Church and was a former CNA with the Malden Nursing Center...
Francile Spainhoward (07/24/07)
HENDERSON, Ky. -- Francile Fermon Ivie Spainhoward, 78, died July 22, 2007. Born June 24, 1929, daughter of the late Fermon and Carrie Ferrell Ivie, she worked for years in area restaurants and later became a private sitter for several local families...
Emma Hayes (07/24/07)
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - Emma Grace Hayes, born March 29, 2007, went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2007, at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., due to pre-surgical complications from a congenital heart defect. Emma Grace went peacefully into God's presence in the arms of her father and mother, Robbie and Emily Hayes of Southaven, formerly of Madison...
Geneva Henderson (07/24/07)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Geneva Henderson, 80, died at 1:35 p.m. July 22, 2007, at her home. Born July 23, 1926, at Crosno, to the late Willie A. and Maggie E. Fair Clemons, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief. On Jan. 23, 1943, she married Charley Henderson who preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 1987...
Gary Harmon (07/24/07)
SIKESTON -- Gary C. Harmon, 65, died July 22, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Born March 1, 1942, at Lamar, Ark., son of Ruth Thomas Powell of Morrilton, Ark. and the late Floyd Powell, he attended Sikeston Public Schools until entering the U.S. Army in 1960. He was employed by Jarvis Motor Company for 23 years. For the past nine years, he worked for First State Bank in Sikeston, and he was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Howard Davis (07/24/07)
SALEM, Ill. -- Howard Davis, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died July 23, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Marilyn Greene (07/13/07)
BERNIE - Marilyn Greene, 65, died July 12, 2007, in the emergency room of Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Maxine Stacy (07/13/07)
CHAFFEE - Maxine Marie Stacy, 72, died at 4:20 a.m. July 12, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 5, 1935, in Folsonville, Ind., daughter of the late Carl and Geneva Brooks Evans, she was a homemaker. On Feb. 13, 1953, she married Emory Charles Stacy who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1992...
Gene Curtis (07/13/07)
MATTHEWS -- Gene Curtis, 69, died at 2:49 a.m. July 11, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 28, 1937, in Matthews, to the late Alvin R. and Ollie Elizabeth Winters Curtis, he served in the U.S. Army at the end of the Korean War and was president and operator of a poultry farm. ...
Marvin W. Shelton and Barbara A. Shelton (07/13/07)
SIKESTON - Marvin Wilbur Shelton, 77, died June 5, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Oct. 27, 1929, in West Chicago, he was a U.S. Army veteran and had been employed as a meat market manager of National Tea Store. Barbara Ann Shelton, 78, died June 12, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center...
Lorene Patterson (07/13/07)
ORAN - Lorene Patterson, 87, died at 9:50 p.m. July 11, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. Born June 5, 1920, at Lamar, Ark., to William King and Myrtle Richards Russell, she was a homemaker and a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Miami. On Aug. 31, 1940, she married Lee Patterson who preceded her in death on March 11, 1977...
Myra McElmurry (07/13/07)
SCOTT CITY - Myra May Bynum McElmurry, 96, formerly of Charleston, died at 12:10 a.m., July 13, 2007, at the Advance Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Jean Palmer (07/20/07)
SCOTT CITY -- Jean Margaret Palmer, 71, died at 3:15 p.m. July 18, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 5, 1936, at Caseyville, Ill., to the late Mark Leroy and Marie Exilda Randall Fults Sr., she was a bookkeeper for Auto Trim Design and a member of Cape Girardeau South Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses...
Dakota Simpkins (07/20/07)
SCOTT CITY -- Dakota Ray Simpkins, three months old, died July 18, 2007, at his home. Born April 21, 2007, at Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Jerry Wayne "J.W." Simpkins and Leslie Nichole Provo of Scott City. Other survivors include: paternal grandparents, Ray and Sheryl Simpkins of Scott City and Jammie Oldham of Dexter; paternal great-grandparents, Jerry and Maureen Simpkins of Scott City, Barbara Town of Golconda, Ill., and Jim and Karen Oldham of Dexter; paternal great-great-grandparent, Louise Burnett of Dexter; maternal grandparents, Elton and DeAnn Provo of Lenox, Iowa; and maternal great-grandfather, Floyd Jackson Sr. ...
Virgie Brown (07/20/07)
DEXTER - Virgie Mae Brown, 85, died July 18, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born June 20, 1922, in Parma, to the late Pat Jackson and Hattie Gregory Goode, she had lived in Dexter and Southeast Missouri all her life and was affiliated with the Pentecostal Church...
Henry Barnes (07/20/07)
BERNIE -- Henry Barnes, 100, died July 19, 2007, in the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, where services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery...
Grethel Richardson (07/20/07)
NEW MADRID -- Grethel Richardson, 90, died July 15, 2007, at her home near New Madrid. Born Jan. 20, 1917, in Osceola, Ark., to the late Pink and Hassie Allison, she was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church at LaForge, 4-H Club, Missionary Society, Agriculture Exchange and Order of the Eastern Star...
Gaither Mosby (07/19/07)
SIKESTON -- Gaither Lee Hamilton Mosby, 90, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died July 17, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Aug. 4, 1916, daughter of the late Lige and Lillie B. Bolden Hamilton, she was a resident at the Sikeston Convalescent Center and a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and Eastern Star Lodge...
Georgia Snider (07/19/07)
DEXTER - Georgia Snider, 80, died July 17, 2007, in the emergency room at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 29, 1927, at Dexter, to the late George Arthur and Golden Virginia Bowman Evans, she was a homemaker and member of the Dexter Hospital Auxiliary. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter where she was a member of the choir for 50 years and had taught Sunday school for 30 years...
Pernella Williams (07/19/07)
BERTRAND -- Pernella Williams, 91, formerly of Wyatt, died July 15, 2007, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Born May 20, 1916, in Pine Bluff, Ark., daughter of the late Joe and Celia Reams, she had lived in Missouri for over 60 years and was a member of the Holly Grove Baptist Church in Wyatt and the Eastern Star...
Jessie Green (07/19/07)
SIKESTON - Jessie Green, 96, died July 17, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 26, 1910, in Pocahontas, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac Elvie and Josie (Davidson) Marlett, she was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ for over 40 years and the Bootheel Quilter's Guild. She had owned and operated Green's Grocery in Smith Addition and later Salcedo Store before retiring...
Lois Ann Haynie (07/03/07)
PUXICO - Lois Ann Haynie, 53, formerly of Dexter, died June 30, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 25, 1953, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late Matthew Richard and Mary Rose Loyd Byrd. Survivors include: two sisters, Martha Hughes and Jeanie Dorris; her cousin and caretaker, Donald Latham of the home; and many nieces and nephews...
Gaylord Grindstaff (07/03/07)
SIKESTON - The Rev. Gaylord Eugene Grindstaff, pastor of Illinois Avenue General Baptist Church, died at 10:15 p.m. July 2, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center following a brief illness. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston...
Ralph Johns (07/03/07)
KEWANEE - Ralph Johns, 61, died July 2, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid.
Veda Hall (07/03/07)
BERNIE - Veda A. Hall, 91, died July 2, 2007, at her home. Born July 16, 1915, in Rector, Ark., daughter of the late Verdo and Edith Waggener Rodery, she was a former welder with Kaiser Ship Yard and a resident of Bernie for the past five years. She was first married to Wayne Griffith, who preceded her in death. In 1952, in Festus, she married John Hall, who preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1985...
Allen Mason (07/03/07)
CHARLESTON - Allen Lavelle Mason, 38, died June 26, 2007, at the VA Tennessee Valley Health Care Systems-Nashville Campus. Born Nov. 6, 1968, in Charleston, son of Marzelle Mason Cross, he was a member of the 1986 graduating class of Charleston High School. He served from 1987 to 1992 with the U.S. Marines and was pursuing a degree in computer analysis. He was of the Baptist belief...