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Obituaries from August 2008

Virginia Clark (08/31/08)
CHARLESTON -- Virginia Brown "Tiny" Clark, 57, died Aug. 28, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 8, 1950, in Wyatt, daughter of the late William and Mable Brown, she attended Charleston Public Schools and worked as a nurse's aide. She was of the Baptist belief...
Donald Hester (08/31/08)
DEXTER -- Donald J. Hester, 79, died Aug. 29, 2008, at his home near Dexter. Born June 29, 1929, in Flint, Mich., son of the late Daniel and Minnie Baker Hester, he had lived in Waterford, Mich., for many years before moving to Dexter in 1998. He was a member of Second General Baptist Church in Dexter and retired from General Motors in Pontiac, Mich., after 32 years of employment...
Fred Johnson (08/31/08)
SIKESTON -- Frederick William Johnson, 94, formerly of St. Louis, died at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 2008, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born June 22, 1914, in Allistown, Ill., son of the late Richard Stanley and Frances Jane Bennett Johnson, he was a member of the Machinist Local No. 387 in St. Louis. He was of the Lutheran belief...
Preach Atchley (08/31/08)
LILBOURN -- Cecil B. "Preach" Atchley, 90, died at 3:20 p.m. Aug. 29, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 24, 1917, in Matthews, he was the son of the late Noah and Carrie Gibson Atchley. On May 16, 1942, he married Ruby Christine Smith who preceded him in death on July 11, 1997...
Betty Webster (08/31/08)
FLORISSANT -- Betty Jean Webster, 54, died at 1:16 p.m. Jan. 23, 2003, at her home. Born May 11, 1948, in Gray Ridge, to Liza Mae Farr Lofton of Howardville, she attended school at Gray Ridge and Howardville, graduating from Howardville High School in 1966. She worked a number of years at Nabisco and, upon retiring from the company, worked as a government contractor...
Dr. John Doggett (08/31/08)
SPRINGFIELD -- Dr. John Doggett, 85, formerly of Sikeston, died at 2:30 a.m. Aug. 29, 2008, at the Veterans Home in Mount Vernon. Tentative arrangements at the Blanchard Funeral Home are for a Memorial Service Sept. 6.
Dean Jarrell (08/29/08)
FLINT, Mich. -- Carroll "Dean" Jarrell, 75, died Aug. 27, 2008, at the Genesys Regional Medical Center in Flint. Born Nov. 12, 1932, in Puxico, Mo., son of the late Lawrence and Pauline Jarrell, he worked for General Motors for 30 years and was an active member of Heritage Baptist Church in Flint...
Fred Johnson (08/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Frederick Wm. Johnson, 94, formerly of St. Louis, died at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 2008, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Charles Ponder (08/28/08)
NEW MADRID -- Charles Gregory Ponder, 55, died Aug. 26, 2008, at New Madrid. Born Nov. 24, 1952, in Japan, he was the son of Charlene Ponder of Marston and the late Charles Houston Ponder. In addition to his mother, survivors include: one son, Daniel Justin Ponder of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and one daughter, Kea Marie Ponder of Fort Wayne...
Maude Skelton (08/28/08)
Burial followed at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Charleston...
Christine Baker (08/28/08)
IDALIA -- Services for Christine Baker, 86, who died on Aug. 26, 2008, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Rainey Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Burial will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Pearlie Beasley (08/27/08)
SIKESTON -- Pearlie Mae Beasley, 68, died at 1:20 p.m. Aug. 24, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 10, 1940, in Lilbourn, to the late Albert and Druller Wallace Patterson Sr., she was a 1958 graduate of Gray Ridge School and a member of West End Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir...
Virgil Jones (08/27/08)
SIKESTON -- Virgil Ivan Jones Sr., 89, died Aug. 22, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. Born July 30, 1919, in Okokona, Ark., to the late William Ivan and Stella Robertson Jones, he was a farmer. A veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II, he was a member of the Holly Grove Baptist Church in Cooter...
Christine Baker (08/27/08)
IDALIA -- Christine Baker, 86, died Aug. 26, 2008, at her home in Idalia. Born Feb. 1, 1922, in Vanduser, daughter of the late R. L. and Lottie Caroline Kenneday Towery, she was of the Church of Christ belief and a member of the Order of Eastern Star...
Betty Gary (08/27/08)
SIKESTON -- Betty Jean Holt Gary, 69, died Aug. 14, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born June 28, 1939, in Hughes, Ark., to the late Rev. Sylvester Holt and Flora Lee Knox Holt, she was a member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Buddy Wallace (08/26/08)
SIKESTON -- Marvin "Buddy" Wallace, 88, died at 9:50 a.m. Aug. 22, 2008, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Born Jan. 2, 1920, in Sikeston, to the late James F. and Ida Mae Smith Wallace, he was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during World War II. He had worked for 31 years at the Reiss Dairy in Sikeston, had owned and operated Wallace Furniture in Sikeston and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sikeston...
Lola Morgan (08/26/08)
DEXTER -- Lola Maxine Morgan, 65, died Aug. 24, 2008, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born April 20, 1943, in Jasper, Ark., to the late Doy Sylvester and Gladys Douglas Henderson Morgan, she had lived in Arkansas and Sikeston before moving to Dexter in 1965. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church and had worked as a housekeeper at the Dexter nursing Center...
Virginia Greer (08/26/08)
PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Virginia W. Greer, 82, formerly of Oran, Mo., died Aug. 17, 2008 at Summerville at Port Orange. Born Oct. 6, 1925, in Scott County, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Earl and Helen Oliver Watkins. She married Lowell Greer Jr. who preceded her in death...
Maude Skelton (08/26/08)
SIKESTON -- Maude Ellen Skelton, 85, formerly of Charleston, died at 9:52 a.m. Aug. 25, 2008, at her home. Born May 6, 1923, in Advance, to the late Frank and Laura Poole Barker, she had been employed for many years with Charleston Schools. She later joined her husband, John, working at Auto Tire & Parts Co. in Charleston until her retirement...
Charles Swallows (08/26/08)
CANALOU -- Charles Swallows, 75, died Aug. 25, 2008, at his home. Born Sept. 22, 1932, in Dexter, to the late Charley and Lula Swan Swallows, he had lived in Dexter for many years and in Canalou for the past 25 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie...
Gordon Addis (08/26/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Gordon D. Addis, 55, of Paducah, Ky., who died Aug. 22, 2008, were: Jeff Brothers, Jerry Goheen, Roy Poe, Robbie Cochran, James Cochran and Richard Cochran. Honorary pallbearers were Bob Brinkley and Keith Keene...
Mick Miller (08/26/08)
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Pallbearers for services for Mildred M. "Mick" Miller, 88, who died on Aug. 19, 2008, will be: G. David Bird, Lester Wright, Bob McCord III, Mark Deane, Tom Nunnelee and Mark McMillion. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel with burial following in Memorial Park Cemetery...
Maizell Armstrong (08/26/08)
MARSTON -- Maizell Armstrong, 83, died Aug. 24, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 2, 1925, in Dyer County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Mabel Coley. In 1941, in New Madrid, she married Mairl Armstrong who preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1989...
Mick Miller (08/25/08)
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Mildred Marie "Mick" Miller, 88, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 19, 2008, at Juniper Village Assisted Living. Born Aug. 26, 1919, in Barnett, Mo., to the late Harley S. and Nellie Pauline Meyers Helms, she graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo., where she earned a master's degree in special education. ...
Shannon White (08/25/08)
AQUILLA -- Shannon White, 86, died Aug. 23, 2008, at his home. Born Nov. 2, 1921, at Aquilla, to the late William and Julia Pierce White, he was a lifelong resident of Aquilla. He ran a TV repair shop for many years and was a longtime deacon and active member of Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church...
Herbert Noland (08/25/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Herbert Wayne Noland, 66, died at 8:08 p.m. Aug. 23, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born July 18, 1942, at Illmo, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Stella Mayberry Noland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers...
Melfred Taylor (08/25/08)
SIKESTON -- Melfred E. Taylor, 95, died Aug. 22, 2008, at his home. Born Nov. 11, 1912, in Wickliffe, Ky., to the late Alfred and Mittle M. (Goforth Taylor, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston, and had served in the Missouri National Guard. ...
Arbie Parker Jr. (08/25/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Arbie L. Parker Jr., formerly of East Prairie, died Aug. 23, 2008. He was born in East Prairie, son of the late Rusty and Christie Parker. He was married to Laura Arington, who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Rona and Julie Parker; one daughter and son-in-law, Kris and Rob Campbell; three grandchildren; and three special friends, Bob Johnson, Martha Johnson and Judy Dundon...
Ray McCoy (08/25/08)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Ray McCoy, 81, who died on Aug. 23, 2008, were: Derek Brown, Brad Smith, Markus Smith, Stephen Smith, Joe Bard and Brian Green.
Melford Taylor (08/24/08)
SIKESTON -- Melford Taylor, 95, died Aug. 22, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Buddy Wallace (08/24/08)
SIKESTON -- Marvin "Buddy" Wallace 88, died Aug. 22, 2008, at the General Baptist Nursing Center in Campbell. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Gordon Addis (08/24/08)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Gordon D. Addis, 55, died at 3:33 p.m. Aug. 22, 2008, at the Medco Center of Paducah, following an extended illness. Born June 12, 1953, in Portsmouth, Va., to Jessie Bright Addis of Paducah and the late John T. Addis, he was a member of the Victory Assembly of God Church in Paducah...
Ray McCoy (08/24/08)
MATTHEWS -- Nathan Ray McCoy, 81, died at 3 p.m. Aug. 22, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 4, 1926, at Eldridge, Tenn., to the late Willie West and Mary Clara Story McCoy, he was a gin operator and general maintenance man for the Allen-Davis Gin Company for many years and had also served as Water and Sewage commissioner for the city of Matthews. He was a sexton for the Matthews Cemetery for 20 years and a member of the First Baptist Church in Matthews...
Annie Mitchell (08/24/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Annie Sue Mitchell, 65, died at 10:10 p.m. Aug. 20, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 31, 1942, in New Madrid County, to the late Fred and Hazel Faye McMillian Williams, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County. She was a retired visiting nurse and also a volunteer for 17 years with the American Red Cross. She was also a member of the Assembly of God Church in East Prairie...
Alice Freeman (08/24/08)
ANNISTON -- Alice Mae Freeman, 84, formerly of Uvaldi, Texas, died at 4:03 p.m. Aug. 22, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 20, 1923, in Ramona, Okla , she lived most of her life in Texas and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sabinal, Texas. ...
Betty Mitchell (08/24/08)
CLARKTON -- Betty Louise Mitchell, 74, died Aug. 21, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born May 18, 1934, in Williamsville, to the late James Hampton and Addie Hardy Hillis, she was affiliated with the Stanfield Missionary Baptist Church in Clarkton...
Pauline Jones (08/22/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel for Pauline Jones, 79, who died Aug. 18, 2008, were: Mark Adams, Corry Adams, Greg Adams, Lee Adams, Donnie Brown and Mike Adams.
Amanda Thatch (08/22/08)
PARMA -- Amanda Thatch, 90, died Aug. 20, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Sept. 12, 1917, in Mississippi, to the late Melvin and Georgia Sain Walker, she lived in Missouri for over 60 years. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Parma where she served as a Sunday school teacher and was on the Mother's Board and Senior Choir. She was also a member of many other gospel singing groups...
Elva McRoy (08/22/08)
DEXTER -- Elva A. McRoy, 88, died Aug. 21, 2008, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Born Dec. 2, 1919, near Dexter, to the late Thomas Lee and Amanda Trammel Garner, she was a homemaker and member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene at Dexter...
Troy Hartle (08/22/08)
BERNIE -- Troy Lee Hartle Sr., 80, died Aug. 20, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 30, 1927, at Bernie, to the late Elmer Lee and Carrie Celious Stearns Hartle, he was a farmer and a member of the White Oak Grove General Baptist Church in rural Bernie...
Lillian Lee (08/22/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lillian Barbara Lee, 68, died at 1:30 a.m. Aug. 15, 2008, at her home. Born Dec. 2, 1939, in Kokomo, Ind., to the late John Biggs and Luella Eastman Likes, she had lived in East Prairie for the past 16 years after moving from Indiana...
Fay Box (08/21/08)
SIKESTON -- Fay Box, age 94, went to be with the Lord on Monday Aug. 18, 2008, at her residence in Sikeston. She was born on May 29, 1914, in Hagarville, Ark., to the late Earl Jeffrey and Criner Snow Netwon. She was a housewife and homemaker and had also worked for 17 years in the housekeeping department for Missouri Delta Medical Center. She attended the River of Life Worship Center in Sikeston and enjoyed gardening and working with flowers...
Clara Rhodes (08/21/08)
ANNISTON -- Clara Fay Rhodes, 78, died at 10:16 p.m. Aug. 18, 2008, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 5, 1930, in Murray, Ky., to the late Fount Walker and Bertie May Duncan Walker Barnett, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Annie Mitchell (08/21/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Annie Sue Mitchell, 65, died at 10:10 p.m. Aug. 20, 2008, in the Landmark Hospital at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Jannie Thurston (08/21/08)
MINER -- Jannie Thurston, 75, died Aug. 19, 2008 at her home. Born June 9, 1933, in Luxora, Ark., daughter of the late Harvey and Maggie Mae (Manning) Parker Sr., she was of the Baptist belief and had worked as a licensed practical nurse for St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles...
Lindell Estes (08/21/08)
CHARLESTON -- Lindell Glenn Estes, 85, died Aug. 20, 2008, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Born March 11, 1923, at Scopus, to the late Jesse Lee and Inola Welker Estes, he had lived and farmed at Sand Hill Farm in Scott County for over 50 years. A U.S. Army veteran, he served during World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Campaign...
Troy Hartle (08/21/08)
BERNIE -- Troy L. Hartle Sr., 80, died Aug. 20, 2008, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
McKinley Kent (08/20/08)
MOBERLY - McKinley Kent, 56, formerly of Sikeston, died Aug. 16, 2008 at North Village Park in Moberly. Born March 29, 1952 in Matthews, to Canera (Kent) Canady of Hattieville, Ark. and the late Eddie G. Barnett, he attended Big Ridge School in Canalou, Morehouse School in Morehouse and graduated from Sikeston High school. ...
Pauline Jones (08/20/08)
BERNIE -- Pauline Jones, 79, died Aug. 18, 2008, at her home. Born March 9, 1929, in Pulaski, Tenn., to the late Raymond M. and Lola Irene McKnight Coalter, she lived in the Risco and Bernie area her entire life. Since 1971, she lived in Bernie where she attended the Church of God of Prophecy...
Genevie Black (08/20/08)
DENTON, Texas -- Genevie Black, 84, died Aug. 16, 2008, at her home. She was born June 26, 1924, in the state of Arkansas, to the late Edith Shelton. In 1949, in Chicago, she married James Black, who died Dec. 27, 1975. Also preceding her in death were: one son, James Black Jr., and one brother, Carl Shelton...
John Matthews (08/20/08)
CLOVIS, N.M. -- John A. Matthews passed away Aug. 15, 2008, at 75 years of age in Clovis, NM. He was born June 14, 1933, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Ben O. and Jennie Watts Matthews. John accepted the Lord when he was 7 years old and had been a member of Miner Baptist Church in Sikeston where he served as music and youth director. ...
Fay Box (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Fay Box, age 94, went to be with the Lord on Monday Aug. 18, 2008, at her residence in Sikeston. She was born on May 29, 1914, in Hagarville, Ark., to the late Earl Jeffrey and Criner Snow Netwon. She was a housewife and homemaker and had also worked for 17 years in the housekeeping department for Missouri Delta Medical Center. She attended the River of Life Worship Center in Sikeston and enjoyed gardening and working with flowers...
Hester Rainwater (08/19/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Hester Pardon Bass Rainwater, 102, died Aug. 18, 2008, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Dec. 16, 1905, in Dickson County, Tenn., to the late Henry and Minnie Reed Pardon, she was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville, where she served in many clubs and participated in several activities. She was employed for 28 years at Segals Department Store...
Paul McLean (08/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Paul Edgar McLean, 69, died Aug. 18, 2008, at his home. Born Aug. 20, 1938, in Newberry, Mich., to the late Truman and Christina Boldale McLean, he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and had been a self-employed construction worker...
Elden Collins (08/19/08)
HARDIN, Ky. -- Elden Glenn Collins, 74, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 8 p.m. Aug. 17, 2008, in the Calloway County Hospital in Murray. Born May 19, 1934, in East Prairie, to the late John Everett and Minnie Summers Collins, he formerly owned and operated the ABC Moving and Storage Company in Chesterfield, Mo., before retiring to Hardin in 1986...
Clara Rhodes (08/19/08)
ANNISTON -- Clara Fay Rhodes, 78, died at 10:16 p.m. Aug. 18, 2008, in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Richard Gregory Sr. (08/18/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Richard Henry Gregory, Sr., 64 years, eight months and 23 days, a resident of East Prairie, passed away at 2 p.m. Aug. 16, 2008, at his residence. Born Aug. 23, 1943, at St. Louis, to the late L.E. and Robbie Helen Bryan Gregory, Richard lived in East Prairie all of his life where he was engaged in law enforcement having been a deputy sheriff and police chief in East Prairie for 20 years. ...
Brandon Morales (08/18/08)
MALDEN -- Brandon Lee Morales, 13, died Aug. 15, 2008, at Poplar Bluff. Born May 29, 1995, in Poplar Bluff, son of Fernando Morales of Aurora, Ill., and Trina Kay Slavings of Malden, he lived most of his life in the Malden area and was of the Baptist belief...
Bud Thompson (08/18/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Joseph "Bud" Thompson, 60, died Aug. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 13, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Earsel Joseph and Josephine Sophie Neiderkorn Thompson. He and Sharon A. Sullivan were married on July 12, 1969, in Ste. Genevieve...
Mary Jo Blankenship (08/18/08)
FRIENDSVILLE, Tenn. -- Mary Jo Blankenship, 35, died Aug. 16, 2008, at Blount Memorial Hospital. The daughter of Garry and Karen Waldron of Greenback, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She married David Blankenship who survives. Other survivors include: one daughter, Lauren Emily Blankenship; one son, Alexander Davis Blankenship; her grandparents, Davis and Shirley Kelso of Greenback; one brother, John Waldron of Knoxville; and one sister and brother-in-law, Christina and Shinlever of Maryville.. ...
Maxine Richmond (08/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Maxine Richmond, 77, died Aug. 16, 2008, at her home in Sikeston, surrounded by friends and family. She was born March 7, 1931, in Greenville, daughter of the late Francis and Gluennie (Hood) Berry. She had worked for Caprico and later was a cook at Jays before retiring, and she was a member of the Baptist faith...
Frances Hammontree (08/18/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Frances Louella Hammontree, 95, died at 5:20 a.m., Aug. 16, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 17, 1913, in Guin, Ala., to the late Lewis and Rosa Franks Green, since 1962 she had lived in East Prairie where she was a member of the First Church of God. She was active in the East Prairie Nutrition Center and the East Prairie R.S.V.P. program...
Paul McLean (08/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Paul McLean, 69, died Aug. 18, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
John Matthews (08/18/08)
CLOVIS, N.M. -- John Andrew Matthews, 75, died Aug. 15, 2008, in Clovis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
Elden Collins (08/18/08)
HARDIN, Ky. -- Elden Glenn Collins, 74, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 8 p.m., Aug. 17, 2008, in the Calloway County Hospital in Murray. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bill Miller (08/18/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- William R. "Bill" Miller, 79, died Aug. 16, 2008 at his home. He was born on Jan. 3, 1929 in Chicago, son of Roland S. Miller and Dorothy Stewart Miller. He married Velma Honey on Oct. 24, 1950. She passed away in April of 1992. In 1994, he married Jean Doyle Miller, and she survives in Cape Girardeau...
Fay Box (08/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Fay Box, 94, died Aug. 18, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Daniel Helton (08/17/08)
WAPPAPELLO -- Daniel Wayne Helton, 66, died Aug. 14, 2008, at his home. Born Nov. 12, 1941, in Sikeston, to the late Daniel and Dortha Cox Helton, he had been employed at DeWitt Fabrication in Sikeston. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Pat Price...
Jimmie Wiggins (08/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Jimmie Lee Wiggins, 46, died Aug. 13, 2008, as a result of an apparent heart attack. Born Nov. 4, 1961, in Sikeston, to the late Pluitt and Willie Mae Williams Wiggins, he graduated in 1980 from Sikeston High School and was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Linden Patrick (08/17/08)
COLUMBIA -- Linden Patrick, 57, died at 6:15 p.m. Aug. 9, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center. Born June 3, 1951, in Lilbourn, she was the daughter of the late L.C. and Julia Crawley. Survivors include: her husband, Donald Patrick; one daughter and son-in-law, the Revs. ...
James Stubbs (08/17/08)
CHAFFEE -- James M. Stubbs, 81, passed away Aug. 13, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 14, 1927, in East St. Louis, Ill., to the late Clyde and Ruth Wilson Stubbs, Jim was accepted as a six-year-old patient to the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation due to the efforts of Eleanor Roosevelt. ...
Daisy Brown (08/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Trinity Gospel Church for Daisy E. Brown, 85, who died Aug. 14, 2008, were: Larry Wilson, Larry Agee, Don King, Pat Seyer, Alan Lancaster and Gary Brown. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements...
Frances Hammontree (08/17/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Frances Hammontree, 95, died Aug. 16, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Tessie Mae Thompson (08/15/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Heaven's golden bells were ringing on Friday, August 15, 2008 as the newest angel, Tessie Mae Thompson, age 77, arrived. She passed away after a courageous battle at her Scott City home. Tessie was born in Decatur County, Tennessee, on June 9, 1931, daughter of Ondine Turner Mays. She was the granddaughter of Jess Mays, son of Ruben Mays of Waterford, Ireland; and Charles and Sarah Turner...
Lillian Lee (08/15/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lillian Lee, 68, died at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Clara Willis (08/15/08)
NEW MADRID -- Clara Mae Willis, 77, died Aug. 14, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 1, 1930, at Fraley, to the late Elmer and Dorothy Grimes Kelley, she was a member of the New Madrid Baptist Church for 43 years, serving as Sunday school teacher for 15 years. She was a Girl Scout leader for 12 years, camp director for two years and neighborhood chairman for two years...
Gladys Rogers (08/15/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Gladys Lee Rogers, 71, who died on Aug. 11, 2008, were: Joe Sutton, Tommy Sutton,, Daryl Hoskins, Michael Rogers, Tom Graham and Thomas Graham.
Arthur Ragan (08/15/08)
STENDAL, Ind. -- Arthur David Ragan, 83, died at 1 a.m. Aug. 14, 2008. Born April 11, 1925, in Mt. Vernon, Ill., to the late Arthur Wallace and Detsyle Judith Coleman Ragan, he graduated from Princeton High School in 1942. In World War II he served in the U.S. ...
Rick Patrick (08/14/08)
MOBERLY -- Harold Richard "Rick" Patrick, formerly of Anniston, died July 28, 2008, at his home in Moberly. He was born June 2, 1957, to the late Everett and Vivian Patrick. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, David Patrick, Stephen Patrick, Bill Patrick and Mike Patrick...
Margarete Day (08/14/08)
SIKESTON -- Margarete Anne Day, 87, formerly of East Prairie, died at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 12, 2008, in the Miner Nursing Center. Born April 29, 1921, at Binghen, Germany, to the late Fritz Walter and Gretel Betshe Denfeld, she lived in Sikeston for the past 29 years after moving here from Indiana. She was of the Catholic belief...
Pamela Tripp (08/14/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pamela Sue Tripp, 56, died at 3:35 a.m. Aug. 13, 2008, at her home. Born July 31, 1952, in East Prairie, she was the daughter of the late James F. and Mary Christine Allred Campbell. On June 2, 1972, she married Robert Gene Tripp who survives of the home...
Dorothy Kent (08/14/08)
SIKESTON-- Dorothy Kent, 75, died Aug. 12, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 25, 1933, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Rev. Robert and Pearlie Mae Johnson Gibson, she lived most of her life in Missouri. She was a former member of the Power House of God Church and was a member of the West End Missionary Baptist Church...
Barbara Ridenhour (08/14/08)
ESSEX -- Barbara Jean Ridenhour, 76, died Aug. 12, 2008, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Oct. 19, 1931, in Dexter, to the late Preston and Eunice Williams Shipman, she was a homemaker and a member of the Broadwater Church of the Brethren in Frisco...
Lester McDonald (08/14/08)
ANNA, Ill --Lester McDonald, formerly of the Sikeston and Benton, Mo. area, passed away on Aug. 13, 2008, at City Care Center of Anna. He was born on Sept. 30, 1922, in Double Springs, Ala., the youngest of nine children born to Francis Marion and Docia Olive Jackson McDonald. ...
Gladys Rogers (08/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Gladys Lee Rogers, 71, left to be with the Lord Aug. 11, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 13, 1937, in Maryville, Tenn., to the late Paul and Maggie Taylor Long, she was of the Baptist faith and was a housewife and homemaker...
Syble Kelley (08/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Syble Lee Ward Kelley, 88, formerly of Kennett, died Aug. 11, 2008, at her home in Sikeston. Born June 17, 1920, in Faulkner County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Carroll and Mettie Bell Ward. In 1983, she married Raymond Spence, who preceded her in death. On April 14, 1968, in Kennett, she married Paul Kelley, who also preceded her in death...
Michael Burton (08/13/08)
MORLEY -- Michael Burton, 40, died Aug. 11, 2008, at his home. Born Nov. 23, 1967, in Houston, Texas, to Peggy Burton Witthoft of Morley and the late James Burton, he was employed in the parts department at Viking Cives Midwest in Morley. Survivors in addition to his mother include: one son, James Michael Burton of Morehouse; one brother, Jimmy Burton of Sikeston; and one sister, Lora McCoy of Morley...
George A. Westland Sr. (08/13/08)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Dr. George Allen Westland Sr., 84, died Aug. 11, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He received his bachelor's and master's of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and received his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi. ...
Marvin Lagrand (08/13/08)
CHAFFEE -- Marvin Vernon Lagrand, 79, died Aug. 11, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 1, 1929, in Painton, to the late William and Winnie Barker Lagrand, he was a retired construction worker. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Mabel Hicks (08/13/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Mabel Hicks, 91, died Aug. 11, 2008, at her home. Born June 24, 1917, in Lilbourn, to the late Charlie and Mary Dunn, she and her husband had owned and operated Hicks Grocery Store at Howardville. In 1937, she married David Hicks who died in April 1980...
Anita Gosnell (08/13/08)
CHAFFEE -- Anita Bertha Gosnell, 93, died Aug. 12, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 18, 1915, in Kelso, to the late Anton and Mary Petz Hess, she was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church and Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 3127 in Chaffee...
Barbara Ridenhour (08/13/08)
ESSEX -- Barbara Ridenhour, 76, died Aug. 12, 2008, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Margarete Day (08/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Margarete Day, 87, died at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 12, 2008 at the Miner Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Pamela Tripp (08/13/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pamela Sue Tripp, 56, died at 3:35 a.m. Aug. 13, 2008, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Edna McCulley (08/12/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Edna W. McCulley, 75, died at 5:45 a.m. Aug. 10, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 7, 1933, in Portageville, to the late Joe and Jeffie Gaines Robinson, she was employed as a custodian for Drury Southwest and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Scott City...
Marvin Lagrand (08/12/08)
CHAFFEE - Marvin Lagrand, 79, died Aug. 11, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Wednesday until time for services at 1 p.m. at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Mabel Hicks (08/12/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Mabel Hicks died Aug. 11, 2008 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Michael Burton (08/12/08)
MORLEY -- Michael Burton died Aug. 11, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Lindy Ziegler (08/11/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Linda Marie "Lindy" Ziegler, 92, died Aug. 9, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 1, 1916, on a farm near Kelso. She was the daughter of Alex Burger and Clara Georger. Linda and Joseph "Joe" Ziegler were married at the Cathedral Chapel Church in Los Angeles on Nov. ...
Gregg Jobe (08/11/08)
CHAFFEE -- Gregg Jobe, 39, died Aug. 9, 2008, died as a result of drowning in the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau. Born July 14, 1969, in Boisser, La., to James Ray Jobe of Chaffee and the late Willa Sue Luna Jobe, he was a CMT for seven years at the Missouri Veterans Home before becoming the shop foreman at Plaza Tire in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of the Church of God in Cape Girardeau...
George Carter (08/11/08)
NEW MADRID -- George Carter, 75, died Aug. 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 29, 1932, in St. Louis, to the late Roy and Dolly Bird Carter, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the New Madrid American Legion Post 595, the Lilbourn VFW Post 7183 and the Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church...
Viola Fisher (08/11/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Viola Fisher, 96, died Aug. 8, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Born June 5, 1912, in Arkansas, to the late Nelson Pullen Crowell and Etta Pearl Newton Crowell Adams, she was a member of the Hayward Baptist Church where she had served as past president of WMU and was a Sunday School teacher for many years...
Billy Dodson (08/11/08)
BENTON - Billy Dodson, 94, passed away Aug. 9, 2008, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Billy Dodson's life began near Vanduser on Feb. 4, 1914, six full months before the opening shots of World War I were fired. He was raised on a farm road near Bell City and briefly attended a rural school a few miles west of Morley. Throughout his life, he often recalled those early years when the only means of transportation into town was on mule back or in a buckboard-style wagon...
Christine Evans (08/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Mildred Christine Evans, 73, died Aug. 8, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 28, 1935, in Moulton, Ala., to the late Robert and Flossie Garrison Parker, she was a homemaker and member of Bird's Corner Assembly of God Church...
Timothy Lawrence (08/10/08)
WAPPAPELLO -- Timothy R. "Nibbs" Lawrence, 48, formerly of Sikeston, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008 in Reynolds County. Mr. Lawrence was born Jan. 3, 1960, in Dexter. He graduated from Sikeston High School class of 1977 and completed two years of vocational school. Mr. Lawrence was an avid baseball fan and especially enjoyed the St. Louis Cardinals. He also enjoyed listening to music and working on the computer...
Nancy Smith (08/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Nancy Ellen Smith, 87, died at 5:54 a.m. Aug. 8, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston . Born Oct. 9, 1920, in Bertrand, to the late Fred H. and Ova Emma Delk Groves Sr., she lived in Bertrand most of her life, moving in 1983 to Sikeston, where she was a member of the Shady Acres Church of Christ...
Steve Moore (08/10/08)
CHARLESTON -- Stephens Pemberton "Steve" Moore, 62, died Aug. 7, 2008, at his home. Born Dec. 2, 1945, at Cairo, Ill., to the late Paul Lon Stephens Moore and Dorothy Gail Pemberton Moore Harrison, he had lived all his life in Charleston. He had been employed with the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department for a number of years, had served in the Missouri National Guard and attended the Cornerstone Church in Bertrand...
Dennis Riddle (08/10/08)
BERNIE -- Dennis Floyd Riddle, 62, died Aug. 7, 2008, at his home near Bernie. Born March 14, 1946, at Dudley, to the late Alvis Russell and Reva Lucille Bollinger Riddle, he had lived and farmed in rural Bernie all his life and had worked for 28 years at the Brown Shoe Co. in Bernie. He was the yard manager at Riddle Lumber Co. in Dexter and attended the Bethany General Baptist Church near Campbell...
Mildred Evans (08/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Mildred C. Evans, 73, died Aug. 8, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Louise Johnson (08/10/08)
CHARLESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled at 1 p.m. Sunday at the McMikle Funeral Home for Louise Johnson, 87, who died on Aug. 8, 2008, will be: David Andrew Johnson, John Clayton Hancock, Larry Secoy, Bill Aycock, Doug Simmons, Kevin Small and Tommy Butler...
Viola Fisher (08/10/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Viola Fisher, 96, died Aug. 8, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Lonnie Orrick (08/08/08)
ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. -- Lonnie Orrick, 74, died Aug. 2, 2008, at his home. Born May 3, 1934, in Morristown, Tenn., to the late Lonnie and Ida Jardine Orrick Sr., he had lived most of his life in Michigan. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the St. Clair Shores VFW and was a ham radio operator...
Louise Johnson (08/08/08)
CHARLESTON -- Velma Louis Johnson, 80, died at 5:30 a.m. Aug. 8, 2008 at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 29, 1927, in East Prairie, to the late John and Gertrude Wright McCarty, she lived in East Prairie before moving to Charleston in 1954. A member of the Elm Street Baptist Church in Charleston, she had worked for Brown Shoe Company and then Gates Rubber Company until her retirement...
Kenny Ingram (08/08/08)
BELGRADE -- Kenny Daniel Ingram, 62, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 6, 2008, in the John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis. Born July 14, 1946, in West Helena, Ark., to the late Richard and Blanche Haley Ingram, he was a retired convenience store manager. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the United States Army...
Alvin Faries (08/08/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico for Alvin Faries, 89, who died on Aug. 6, 2008, were: Tim Acre, Mike Hefner, Clay Faries, Brad Faries, Joe Dunivan and Billy McCallister. Honorary pallbearers were: Brandon Faries, Gary Worley, Christopher Dunivan, Josh Worley, Hayden Hefner and Vince Hanes...
Steve Moore (08/08/08)
CHARLESTON -- Stephens P. "Steve" Moore, 62, died Aug. 7, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Nancy Smith (08/08/08)
SIKESTON -- Nancy Ellen Groves Smith, 87, died at 5:54 a.m. Aug. 8, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Alice Faulkner (08/07/08)
NEW MADRID -- Alice Marie Faulkner, 87, died Aug. 5, 2008, at her daughter's home in Elizabeth, Ark. Born Oct. 22, 1920, in Lamar, Ark., to the late Aldey B. and Lou Cordelia Adams Zachary, she was a mother and housewife and had been an employee of The Coat Factory in New Madrid. She was a member of Kewanee Baptist Church...
Alvin Faries (08/07/08)
PUXICO -- Alvin Faries, 89, died Aug. 6, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born March 19, 1919, in Mingo, to the late Ishmael B. and Maggie Pearl Knodell Faries, he had lived in the Puxico area all his life. He was a 1937 graduate of Puxico High School, a former member of the Puxico School Board and an honorary member of the FFA...
Danny Ingram (08/07/08)
BELGRADE -- Danny Ingram, 61, formerly of East Prairie, died Aug. 6, 2008, at John Cochran Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Mildred Bell (08/07/08)
CHAFFEE -- Mildred Bell, 90, died Aug. 5, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 12, 1917, at Chaffee, to the late James Layfette and Delphaia Cecelia Goode Dennis, during World War II she worked for Eli Walker in Fornfelt. In 1974, she worked at Florsheim Shoe in Chaffee and later worked until her retirement at the Chaffee Hat Company...
Elsie James (08/06/08)
DEXTER -- Elsie James, 86, died Aug. 5, 2008, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare. Born Oct. 13, 1921, in Benton, to the late Charles and Minnie Hampton Dozier, she was a member of the Essex First Baptist Church. She married Ross B. James in Piggot, Ark., and he died June 20, 2004...
Alice Faulkner (08/06/08)
ELIZABETH, Ark. -- Alice M. Faulkner, 87, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died Aug. 5, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
Frankie Powell (08/05/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- William Franklin "Frankie" Powell, 60, formerly of Charleston, died at 7 p.m. Aug. 3, 2008 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 9, 1948, at St. Louis, to the late William Carman "Bill" and Betty Lee Griffin Powell, he had lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he was employed by the Missouri Department of Transportation until his retirement in 1999 and had served in the Missouri National Guard for a number of years...
Marvin Foust (08/05/08)
FREDERICKTOWN -- The Rev. Marvin Foust, 73, formerly of Doniphan and St. Charles, died Aug. 2, 2008, at ClaRu Deville Nursing Home in Fredericktown. Born March 23, 1935, in Tyler, Ark., he was a General Baptist minister and had formerly pastored churches in Missouri and Illinois. He was a member of Calvary Temple Church in Fredericktown...
Karen Williams (08/05/08)
SIKESTON -- Karen Williams, 53, died Aug. 3, 2008, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near Piedmont. Born May 22, 1955, in Sikeston, daughter of Elze Lowell and Ann Webb of Sikeston, she had worked for McCord's Cream Castle for 19 years...
Bud Job (08/04/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Albert W. "Bud" Job, 85, died July 31, 2008 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 7, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Arthur and Ella Louise Schwab Job, he had served in the Merchant Marines, was a crop farmer and raised registered Angus cattle. ...
Robert Bradbury (08/04/08)
SIKESTON -- Robert E. "Pie" Bradbury, 55, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Aug. 1, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 21, 1953, in Sullivan, Ind., he was the son of the late Fay and Roseland Dauksch Bradbury. Survivors include: three sons, Jason Bradbury and his fiancee Lela Payne of Paducah, Ky., Eric Bradbury of Russellville, Ark., and Robert Bradbury of Jonesboro, Ark.; three stepsons, David Waters of Sikeston, Jerry Waters of Rockford, Ill., and Ronnie Dixon of Wickliffe, Ky.; one stepdaughter, Amber Throgmorton of Wickliffe; one sister, Carolyn Dickerson of Troy, Tenn.; one brother, Billy Joe Farmer of Mounds, Ill.; four grandchildren; and his fiancee, Martha Waters of Sikeston.. ...
Judy Sullivan (08/04/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Judy Sullivan, 56, who died Aug. 1, 2008, were: Timmy Comstock, Kendall Ayers, Chris Hodgkiss, Tommy Foote, Marty McReynolds and Mike McReynolds.
Kenneth Morris (08/04/08)
GRIDLEY, Kan. -- Kenneth Dewayne Morris, 58, formerly of Sikeston, Mo. died Aug. 2, 2008 at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Born Dec. 19, 1949, in Sikeston, to the late Odis and Oan Marie Clark Morris, he served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion and the Fraternal Order of Moose. He was a transition officer for the U.S. Marine Corps working for the federal government...
Lyman Cookson (08/04/08)
ST. CLAIR -- Lyman Cookson, 68, died Aug. 1, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington. Born July 15, 1940, in Puxico, to the late Everett and Tincy Harris Cookson, he had lived in Puxico before moving to Granite City, Ill., and had lived in St. Clair for the past several years...
Karen Williams (08/04/08)
SIKESTON -- Karen Williams, 53, died Aug. 3, 2008, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near Piedmont. Born May 22, 1955, in Sikeston, daughter of Elze Lowell and Ann Webb of Sikeston, she had worked for McCord's Cream Castle for 19 years...
Frankie Powell (08/04/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Frankie Powell, 60, formerly of Charleston, died Aug. 3, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Freeman Walker (08/04/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Freeman Albert Walker, 77, died Aug. 3, 2008, at his home. Born Feb. 6, 1931, at Risco, son of the late Orville and Carrie Carlton Walker, he had lived in Bloomfield since 1962, where he was a retired carpenter and a member of the First General Baptist Church...
Royce Fortner (08/03/08)
RISCO -- Royce Wendell Fortner, 63, of rural Risco, went to be with his Lord on July 30, 2008, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1945, near Gideon, to Beulah Francoy (Robinson) Fortner of Risco and the late William Montrose Fortner. He courageously fought cancer for 11 months, never losing his spirit or faith...
Vanda Cannon (08/03/08)
CHAFFEE -- Vanda Ann Cannon, 65, died July 28, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 13, 1942, in DuQuoin, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Vandy and Hilda Sanders Byrd. Survivors include: two sons, Tim Cannon and Terry Cannon of Chaffee; one daughter, Debbie Jones of Chaffee; and five grandchildren...
Mary Belle Wilson (08/03/08)
ELSBERRY - Mary Belle Wilson, 76, died July 31, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 26, 1932, in Portageville, daughter of the late Edgar Shirell and Nellie Thomas Jimerson, she was the owner and operator of Hap's Lounge in New Madrid for many years before retiring in 1996 then moving to the Elsberry area in 1999 to be near family...
Judy Sullivan (08/03/08)
SIKESTON -- Judith Marie Sullivan, 56, died at 11:55 a.m. Aug. 1, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 9, 1952, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Herrion L. "Perry" and Mildred Schweppe Allen, she was a hairdresser at the Accent on Hair and later at Ralph's and was a member of the Tanner Street Church of God...
Marilyn Anglin (08/01/08)
DELTA -- Marilyn Sue Anglin, 67, died at 11:09 p.m. July 30, 2008, at a family home in Delta. Born April 17, 1941, in Jackson, daughter of the late Albert Goehman and Oma Mary Herzog, she was a retired machine operator at Columbia Sportswear in Chaffee and a member of the Christian Mission Church in Benton...
Mary Ann Robinson (08/01/08)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ann Robinson, 71, formerly of East Prairie, died at 6:56 a.m. July 30, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 6, 1937, in St. Louis, to the late James and Margaret Nolen Curtin, she had lived in Dexter for several years before moving to Sikeston two weeks ago...
Helen Hooe (08/01/08)
SIKESTON -- Helen I. Hooe, 90, died July 30, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 18, 1917, in Kennett, daughter of the late George A. and Martha Isabelle McGuffy Long, she was a member of Hooe Baptist Church and had worked for the Oran International Hat Factory before retiring...
Royce Fortner (08/01/08)
RISCO -- Royce Wendell Fortner, 63, died July 30, 2008, at his home. Born Jan. 21, 1945, near Gideon, to Beulah Francoy Robinson Fortner of Risco and the late William Montrose Fortner, he was a 1963 graduate of Risco High School. He attended both Southeast Missouri State University and Rolla, graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was employed by Texas Instruments in Dallas...
Shirley Hector (08/01/08)
NEW MADRID -- Shirley Wescoat Hector, 72, died July 31, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Sept. 27, 1935, in Kewanee, to the late Siebert O'Bannon and Alice Lewis Wescoat, she was a graduate of the Sikeston Licensed Practical Nurse Program and worked in nursing homes until her retirement...
Goldie Hefner (08/01/08)
DEXTER -- Goldie Marie Hefner, 89, died July 31, 2008, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Dec. 29, 1918, in McGee, to the late William S. and Bessie Steward Barks, she had lived in the McGee and Puxico areas all her life. She married Milford Hendrix who preceded her in death. She later married Orville Hefner who also preceded her in death...