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Obituaries from September 2008

LaVern Graham (09/30/08)
CHAFFEE -- LaVern Graham, 77, died at 9:10 p.m. Sept. 28, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 10, 1931, at Zalma, to the late Elbert Eugene and Grace Marie Shell Wilkinson, she was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Dorothy Stout (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Stout, 73, died Sept. 28, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Nov. 5, 1934, in Matthews, daughter of the late Clyde and Ella Houser Scott, she was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Miner. On Aug. 29, 1959, at Farrenburg, she married Allyn Stout who survives of the home...
Edith Kellick (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Edith Dickerson Kellick, 91, who died on Sept. 27, 2008, were: Mike Bartlett, Charles Payne, Jim Godwin and Tim Godwin.
Geraldine Burnett (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Geraldine Burnett, 73, died Sept. 29, 2008, at her home in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Opal Greer (09/30/08)
LAKE ST. LOUIS -- Opal Fleming Greer, 95, formerly of Sikeston, died Sept. 29, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 12, 1913, in East Prairie, to the late Arch and Rhoda Gore Fleming, she and her husband were involved in farming in Mississippi County for many years before moving to Sikeston, where she worked for Knights Dept. ...
Paula Evans (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Paula Gay Evans, 80, died Sept. 29, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 16, 1927, in Charleston, daughter of the late Roy A. and Mozelle Howle Bess, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston and had worked for the SEMO Motor Company in Sikeston before retiring...
David Burns (09/30/08)
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- David Thomas Burns, 59, passed away Sept. 29, 2008, at home following a two-year battle with cancer. Dave was born on Dec. 30, 1948, in Memphis, to parents Rice P. Burns Sr. and Jacqueline J. Burns. He is survived by his wife of over 37 years, Becky Wagner Burns; children, Molly Jo and Andrew Watkins, D.J. ...
Bud Lynxwiler (09/30/08)
DEXTER -- William David "Bud" Lynxwiler, 63, died Sept. 28, 2008, at his home. Born May 12, 1945, in Doniphan, son of the late Sylvester and Jewell Vance Lynxwiler, he was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, VFW and the American Legion...
Betty Halter (09/29/08)
CHAFFEE -- Betty Loretta Halter, 90, died Sept. 26, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 15, 1918, in Brownwood, to the late Harry and Ruby Mae Hopkins Hindman, she was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Shirley Amos (09/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Anne Amos, 73, died at 2:15 p.m. Sept. 26, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 22, 1934, in Dunklin County, to the late Charles Asa and Wilma Ruby Hilton Douglas, she was a homemaker and a member of Spirit Life Ministries Church in Sikeston...
Carolyn Ellington (09/29/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Carolyn Sue Ellington, 48, died Sept. 27, 2008, at Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 11, 1959, at Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Doyle and Anita Mae Sutton Leonard. In April 2004, she married John Pat Ellington who survives of the home...
Martha Roderick (09/29/08)
MATTHEWS -- Martha Vanetta Roderick, 83, died Sept. 27, 2008, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 7, 1924, in Knoxall, to the late Goble and Vera (Hall) Trail, she was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, taking care of people and tending to her houseplants. She loved being with her family and friends and always said, "All I need is Love." She had plenty of love to give and also received it. She attended the First Christian Church in Matthews...
Edith Kellick (09/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Edith Dickerson Kellick, 91, died at 10:12 a.m. Sept. 27, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 19, 1917, in Bardwell, Ky., to the late George W. and Emily Jane Tinnon Dickerson, she was retired from International Shoe Company and was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Sikeston...
Bobby Fields (09/29/08)
NEW MADRID -- Bobby Earl "Squirrel" Fields, 49, died Sept. 27, 2008, at Close to Home Nursing Care in Matthews. Born Jan. 22, 1959, in New Madrid, he was the son of the late Earl and Betty Flanagan Fields. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Fields...
Opal Greer (09/29/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Opal Fleming Greer, formerly of Sikeston, died Sept. 29, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Dorothy Stout (09/29/08)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Stout, 73, died Sept. 28, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Maggie Broadway (09/29/08)
LILBOURN -- Maggie Broadway, 49, died Sept. 27, 2008, at St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
James E. McGarity (09/28/08)
SIKESTON -- James Earl McGarity, 88, passed away peacefully on Sept. 25, 2008, in Sikeston, surrounded by his wife and children. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Grace, along with his children Carl Edward McGarity of Oklahoma City, Ronnie Lee McGarity and wife, Patricia of Racine, Wis., Bobbie Jo McLeod of Sikeston, Debra McGarity Dietrich and husband, Donald of Memphis, Tenn., Denise Darlene McGibony and husband, Robbie of Pananma City, Fla.; and Michael Dean McGarity and wife, Kimberly of St. ...
Reece Morgan (09/28/08)
BONNE TERRE -- Reece H. Morgan, 75, died Sept. 24, 2008, at Des Peres Hospital in Kirkwood. Born Dec. 12, 1932, in Maynard, Ark., to the late Reece and Sylvia Knotts Morgan, he was a retired Illinois State Trooper and received many awards and commendations for service. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of the Masonic Lodge 424 in Bonne Terre...
Dale Sullivan (09/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for graveside services held Friday at Mounds Park Cemetery for Clyde Dale Sullivan, 61, who died Sept. 22, 2008 were: Travis Sanders, Phillip Sanders, Dale Pearson, Jimmy Pearson, Donnie Brown, and Chris Wilburn. Ponder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Olga Free (09/26/08)
CHAFFEE -- Olga Fluegge Free, 85, died at 5:20 a.m. Sept. 25, 2008, at Cape Girardeau. Born March 22, 1923, at Tilsit, to the late Heinrich Karl "Martin" and Alma Caroline Macke Fluegge, she had worked as a machine operator at International Shoe Company in Cape Girardeau and retired from Chaffee General Hospital where she worked in housekeeping. She worked at her first job in the 1930s as a cook and caregiver at the Cape County Poor Farm. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chaffee...
Lela Reeves (09/26/08)
CEDAR HILL -- Lela Mae Reeves, 99, formerly of Lilbourn, died Sept. 24, 208, at Cedar Ridge Manor in Cedar Hill. Born March 9, 1909, in Mississippi, to the late Simon B. and Lela Pyron Blalock, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Lilbourn. She married William R. "Ted" Reeves who preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1968...
Larry Floyd (09/26/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Thursday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Larry Floyd, 59, who died on Sept. 21, 2008, were: Gene Stroud, John Trinka, Jerome Henson, Gary Prindle, Chester Kordahl and Blair Moran. Honorary pallbearers were: Roscoe Vaughan, Ale Cato and Richard Holman...
William Franklin (09/26/08)
WYATT -- William Lafayette Franklin, 82, died at 2:57 p.m. Sept. 24, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born May 23, 1926, at Cairo, Ill., to the late Harry Arthur and Gertrude Riggs Franklin, he had lived in Wyatt most of his life and had been employed as a terminal supervisor for a number of places including Water Way Oil Company at Birds Point. He had attended the New Covenant Pentecostal Holiness Church at Wyatt and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II...
Doris Denney (09/26/08)
ROLLA -- Doris Jane Wood Denney, 52, died Sept. 11, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 24, 1956, at Campbell, to Ida Reno Wood of Gideon and the late Wallace Wood, she was of the Christian belief. In addition to her mother, survivors include: one son, Ross Denney of Rolla; one stepson, Jason Denney of St. James; and three brothers, Dwain Wood of Gideon, Donald Wood of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Darrel Wood of Risco; and several nieces and nephews...
Harold D. Perkins (09/26/08)
DEXTER -- Harold D. Perkins, 55, died Sept. 20, 2008, at his home. Born March 1, 1953, in Dexter, he was the son of the late Harold M. and Christine M. Clayton Perkins. He was of the Baptist belief and had lived in the Campbell and Malden areas before moving to Dexter where he lived for many years...
Bob Meeks (09/26/08)
WYATT -- Robert Gene "Bob" Meeks, 68, formerly of Charleston, died Sept. 25, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Born May 25, 1940 in Bertrand, to the late George Franklin "Frank" and Retta Lorene Eastwood Meeks, he had lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he was employed with Heppe's Body Shop a number of years and was currently working with Stoney Creek Construction. ...
Margaret Dobbs (09/26/08)
ARNOLD -- Margaret Birdie Annamae Dobbs, 73, died at 11:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 2008, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis. Born April 28, 1935, at Clarksville, Ark., to the late Garland and Ola Voss McClaine, she was a homemaker. On Jan. 10, 1950, she married William Dobbs who survives of the home...
Michael Bounds (09/26/08)
LIMA, Ohio -- Michael G. Bounds, 20, died at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 24, 2008, at Lima Memorial Health System. Born June 30, 1988, in Marceline, Mo., he was the son of Cindy (Swift) and Michael Lane of Sikeston, Mo. Other survivors include: two brothers, Daniel Lane of Sikeston and Nicholas Lane of Springfield, Mo.; one sister, Carlisha Bounds of Sikeston; stepparents, James and LeLanna Spencer of Lima; two step brothers, Michael Spencer and Eric Spencer of Lima; and two stepsisters, Ashley Spencer and Hope Spencer of Lima.. ...
Virginia Thomason (09/26/08)
MALDEN -- Elizabeth Virginia Thomason, 89, died Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 22, 1919, in Harrell, Ark., to the late Irwin Napolean and Irene Abernathy Williams, she was a member of First Christian Church in Malden...
Lois McCrite (09/25/08)
CHARLESTON -- Lois Rose McCrite, 63, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died at 8:57 a.m. Sept. 23, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 13, 1945, at Anna, Ill., daughter of the late Ferrell Virgil and Lucille Smith McCrite Sr., she had lived most of her life in Cairo, where she had worked as a cook for the Cairo Elks Club. She later moved to Charleston where she had been employed with the Casey's General Store and attended the First General Baptist Church...
Terrial Boyd (09/25/08)
SIKESTON -- Terrial Boyd, 34, died Sept. 23, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 10, 1973, at St. Louis, he was the son of Frank Boyd Jr. of St. Louis and Alice Lee Combs Boyd of Cape Girardeau. He was married to Veleka Boyd of Sikeston...
Melba Nichols (09/25/08)
MATTHEWS -- Melba Maxine Nichols, 75, died at 12:55 a.m. Sept. 24, 2008, at Close to Home Nursing Home in Matthews. Born April 30, 1933, at Sikeston, to the late Orville and Beulah Westmoland Nichols, she had worked as a farm laborer. She is survived by one brother, Orville Eugene Nichols of Corning, Ark...
Judy Campbell (09/25/08)
DEXTER -- Judy Kay Campbell, 49, died Sept. 16, 2008, at the St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho. Born Aug. 18, 1959, daughter of David and Lorene Milam O'Neal of Sikeston, she lived in Grangeville, Idaho, and in Dexter during the winter. She attended the Smith Street Church of God in Sikeston...
Dale Sullivan (09/25/08)
SIKESTON -- Clyde Dale Sullivan, 61, died Sept. 22, 2008, at his home. Born Sept. 17, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Erladene (Pearson) Sullivan of Sikeston and the late Clyde Willie Sullivan, he attended Mississippi State University and was an accountant...
Brenda Hodge (09/25/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Brenda Yount Hodge, 48, who died on Sept. 18, 2008, were: Thomas Alford, Tracy Alford, Perry Yount, Bobby Yount, Cory Davis and Zachary Wilson. Burial followed at Webb Yount Cemetery in Marquand...
Bill Franklin (09/25/08)
WYATT -- William "Bill" Franklin, 82, died Sept. 24, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Brenda Hodge (09/24/08)
CENTRALIA, Ill. -- Brenda Yount Hodge, 58, died at 5:10 p.m. Sept. 18, 2008, at her home. Born Jan. 15, 1959, in Scott County, Mo., to the late Elbert R. and Irene Moss Yount, she had lived in Salem before moving to Centralia in 1990. She was employed as a licensed practical nurse for 16 years at Warren G. Murray Center in Centralia...
Minnie Kindle (09/24/08)
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. -- Minna Lea "Minnie" Kindle, 56, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 6:08 a.m. Sept. 21, 2008, at Peninsula Heath Care in Tarpon Springs. Born July 30, 1952, in Mississippi County, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Eddis and Edith Spencer Kindle. Of the Baptist belief, she lived most of her life in East Prairie before moving to Tarpon Springs in 2005...
Lizzie Campbell (09/24/08)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Lizzie M. Hastings Campbell, 92, who died Sept. 20, 2008, were: Ryan Campbell, Brian White, Walter Campbell, Terry Jones, Drew Hale and Dane Hale. Honorary pallbearers were: Ken Anderson, Gerald Settles, Bill Settles, Dick Happe, Bobby Pruett and Ron Bloemer...
Lois McCrite (09/24/08)
BERTRAND -- Lois Rose McCrite, 63, died Sept. 23, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Clyde Sullivan (09/24/08)
SIKESTON -- Clyde Dale Sullivan Sr., 61, died Sept. 22, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Larry Floyd (09/23/08)
SIKESTON -- Larry Floyd, 59, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 19, 1948, in Caruthersville, son of the late Burlos Allan and Helen (Nolan) Floyd. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having been stationed on the USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War. ...
Dorothy Billingsley (09/23/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter, for Dorothy Marie Billingsley, 89, who died on Sept. 18, 2008, were: Scott Billingsley, Mark Billingsley, David Billingsley, Jared Billingsley, Daniel Billingsley and Michael Knight...
Glendle Beaird (09/23/08)
PARMA -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Parma for Glendle G. Beaird, 89, who died on Sept. 18, 2008, were: Billy Cravens, James Morgan, Darrell Carter, Luke Carter, Bob Chalk and Alvie Carter.
Lois Jones (09/23/08)
BENTON -- Lois Eva Jones, 84, died Sept. 21, 2008 at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 27, 1924, in Finley, Tenn., daughter of the late Charles and Berdie Permenter Pinnon, she and her family owned Jones Grocery in Benton. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church in Benton and the Red Hat Society...
Lizzie M. Campbell (09/22/08)
SIKESTON -- Lizzie M. Hastings Campbell, 92, died Sept. 20, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 14, 1916, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late William Gardner and Maudie Beck Hastings, she was a member of the former Little Vine Baptist Church. On July 16, 1936, she married John D. ...
Dewey Cash (09/22/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Dewey Paul Cash, 63, died Sept. 19, 2008, at the VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Born July 10, 1945, in Kennett, to the late Dewey G. and Pauline Robbins Cash, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from July 27, 1962 until July 29, 1966, and had retired from Noranda Aluminum...
Dennis Hodges (09/22/08)
MILBURN, Ky. -- Dennis Ray Hodges, 62, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Sept. 19, 2008, at the Jackson Purchase Medical Center. The son of James Curtis and Kay Austin Hodges of Sikeston, Mo., he was a farm manager, member of Gravel Ridge Baptist Church in Charleston and attended Milburn Baptist Church. He was also a member of the American Motorcycle Association and a musician...
Larry Floyd (09/22/08)
SIKESTON -- Larry Floyd, 59, current commander of the American Legion, died Sept. 21, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Mary Appleton (09/22/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Mary Aldean Appleton, 89, who died Sept. 17, 2008, were: Roland Glen Appleton, Larry Appleton, Jerry Appleton, Brian Appleton, Ronnie Appleton Jr., Adam Appleton, Patrick Moffitt, Greg Lewis and Lonnie Lewis...
Minnie Kindle (09/22/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Minna Lea "Minnie" Kindle, 56, died at 6:08 a.m. Sept. 21, 2008, at Peninsula Health Care in Tarpon Springs, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Elmer Swallows (09/21/08)
DEXTER -- Elmer Allen Swallows, 87, died Sept. 19, 2008, at the Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. Born April 1, 1921, in Stoddard County, to the late Charlie A. and Lula Ruth Swan Swallows, he had lived in the Dexter and Essex areas his entire life. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II...
Glendle G. Beaird (09/21/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Glendle G. Beaird, 89, formerly of Parma, died Sept. 18, 2008, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born June 1, 1919, at Parma, to the late John Henry and Emma Newton Beaird, he had lived in Parma where he was a member of the Church of Christ before moving to Portageville one year ago. He had worked at the Federal Mogul in Malden...
Blanche Brock (09/21/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Blanche Brock, 75, died Sept. 15, 2008, at the DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. Born Sept. 28, 1932, in Blodgett, she had lived in Essex and Lawrence, Kan., before moving to St. Louis in 2000. On July 30, 1949, at Parma, she married Eldgria Brock who preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 1987...
Mildred Henry (09/21/08)
MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- Mildred Rachael Henry, 88, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 19, 2008 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. Born May 15, 1920, in Carroll County, Tenn., daughter of the late Earl and Blanche Bogle Newbill, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston and a retired cosmetologist...
Rita Adams (09/21/08)
VANDUSER -- Rita Adams, 54, died Sept. 19, 2008, at her home. Born Oct. 31, 1954, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late Jerome and Inez Johnson. On June 5, 1992, at Moberly, she married Calvin Adams who survives of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Michael Long of Sikeston and Robert Long, who is serving in the U.S. ...
Lizzie Campbell (09/21/08)
SIKESTON -- Lizzie M. Campbell, 92, died Sept. 20, 2008, at her home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Dorothy Billingsley (09/19/08)
LOWNDES -- Dorothy Marie Billingsley, 89, died Sept. 18, 2008, at her home. Born Oct. 10, 1918, in Saginaw County, Mich., to the late Lewis J. and Doris H. Beach Rogers, she had lived in the Dexter and Bernie areas since 1950. In 1976, she moved to Lowndes where she was a member of the Community Church of Christ...
Dwayne Kraus (09/19/08)
ORAN -- Dwayne Kraus, 66, died at 12:10 p.m. Sept. 17, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 4, 1942, in Hagarville, Ark., to Bessie Mae Patterson Kraus of Oran and the late Amos J. Kraus, he was a member of the Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston and a route salesman for Little Debbie...
Willie Smith (09/19/08)
NEW MADRID -- Willie B. Smith, 62, died Sept. 13, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 16, 1946, in Ripley, Tenn., he was the son of the late George and Rosetta Smith Sr. On Oct. 15, 1970, in Chicago, he married Joann Jones who survives of the home...
Bill Wheatley (09/19/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- William Paul "Bill" Wheatley, 61, died at 3:12 a.m. Sept. 19, 2008, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 14, 1947, in Mississippi County, to the late Edgar "Ed" and Vivian Marie Thompson Wheatley, he lived all of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired mechanic...
Della Stanfield (09/19/08)
BERNIE -- Della Mae Stanfield, 90, died Sept. 17, 2008, at Cypress Point in Dexter. Born Oct. 18, 1917, in Bernie, daughter of the late Gene and Mandy Elizabeth Murphy Jordan, she was a homemaker and was a child care provider in Bernie. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bernie...
Eugene Oliver (09/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held today at the Ponder Funeral Home for Eugene C. Oliver, 94, who died Sept. 16, 2008, were: Michael Oliver, Matthew Hodges, Ande Oliver, Austin Henson, Tanner Henson and Emery Adam Oliver.
Rita Adams (09/19/08)
VANDUSER -- Rita Adams, 54, died Sept. 19, 2008, at her home in Vanduser. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Mary Appleton (09/18/08)
BERNIE -- Mary Aldean Appleton, 89, formerly of Morehouse, died Sept. 17, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 18, 1919, in Grayridge, to the late John Luster and Linnie Bruce Tarrants, she moved to Bernie 10 months ago after living for 48 years in Morehouse where she was a member of the United Pentecostal Church...
Kenneth Chatman (09/18/08)
BERTRAND -- Kenneth James Chatman, 48, died at 4:40 p.m. Sept. 16, 2008, at his home. Born Sept. 19, 1959, in Sikeston, to Claude E. Chatman of East Prairie and the late Stella Bruce Chatman, he was employed as a truck driver for Transvantage Transportation Inc. of Charleston. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served 17 years...
Brady Sanders (09/18/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Brady Evan Sanders, newborn son of Travis Euell and Jessica Young Sanders of Portageville, died Sept. 17, 2008, at Hayti. In addition to his parents, survivors include: his grandparents, Georgia Young of Portageville and John W. Sanders of Hayti; great-grandmothers, Kay Young of St. Louis and Peggy Sanders of Hayti; great-grandfather, H.R. Euell of Hayti; and many aunts, uncles and cousins...
Eugene C. Oliver (09/18/08)
SIKESTON-- Eugene C. Oliver, 94, died Sept. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 1, 1914, in Princeton, Ky., son of the late Dora E. (Kappler) Oliver and Cullen H. Oliver. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in the Seabees in Guam during World War II. He was a union carpenter construction foreman and a member of Eastside Church of the Nazarene...
Betty Goering (09/18/08)
CHARLESTON -- Betty Jane Jackson Goering, 64, died Sept. 17, 2008, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 16, 1943, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Elbert "Ike" and Dorothy Fields Jackson, she had lived her entire life in rural Charleston. She had been employed as a bookkeeper with M&M Farms until ill health forced her retirement and was a member of the Cornerstone Church in Bertrand...
G.H. Starnes (09/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the First Baptist Church for G.H. Starnes, 83, who died Sept. 13, 2008, were: Shawn Lucas, Steve Huffstutler, Stan Banderman, Bobby Harris, Roger Stephens and John Stanley. Honorary pallbearers were: Jim Leigh, Bob Patterson, Ray Clinton, Lloyd "Beans" Evans, Jack Hartzog, Jim Barber, Clarence Hilterbrand, Jim Doster, Roscoe Vaughn, Jim Ward, Bob Lambert and Bob Medlock...
Dwayne Kraus (09/18/08)
ORAN -- Dwayne Kraus, 66, died at 12:10 p.m. Sept. 17, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 4, 1942, in Hagarville, Ark., to Bessie Mae Patterson Kraus of Oran and the late Amos J. Kraus, he was a member of the Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston...
Raymond Dannenmueller (09/17/08)
JACKSON -- Raymond A. Dannenmueller, 96, died at 2:40 a.m. Sept. 16, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 6, 1911, at Oran, to the late Louis and Louise Gosche Dannenmueller, he was a retired self-employed farmer. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson and the Knights of Columbus Council No. 4311 in Oran...
Alberta Burress (09/17/08)
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Alberta Burress, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 10:50 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at the Evergreen Senior Health Care Center in Greensboro. She was born on April 28, 1919, in Matthews, to the late Sanford and Donnie Merrell Thompson, her favorite pastime was gardening...
Ruth Kifer (09/17/08)
ROCKWALL, Texas -- Ruth Abbott Kifer, 71, formerly of Dexter and Morehouse, Mo., died on Aug. 27, 2008. Born July 26, 1937 in Dexter, she was the daughter of the late Delia Ray and James Kifer. She was a 1955 Morehouse High School graduate and moved to Texas where she retired from Denton State School. She had worked in the church nursery, was a school crossing guard and was active in the Red Hat Society...
Shawn Massey (09/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Dennis Shawn Massey, 35, died Sept. 14, 2008, at his home. Born May 29, 1973, in Sikeston, to Charles "Wesley" Massey of Nashville, Tenn., and Linda Washburn Burns of Sikeston, he graduated from Sikeston High School in 1992 and worked for the Volunteer Fire Department in Morehouse. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and farmed for Murray Planting Company...
Eugene Oliver (09/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Eugene Oliver, 94, died Sept. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Gene Ellis (09/16/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Edward Eugene "Gene" Ellis, 83, died Sept. 15, 2008, at his home. Born Feb. 21, 1925, at Portageville, to the late Ethel L. and Gertrude Hathorn Ellis, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II. He was the owner/operator of Ellis Builders Supply in Portageville and a member of the St. Eustachius Catholic Church...
Mary Smith (09/16/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Mary Lavern Smith, 85, died Sept. 14, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born April 21, 1923, at Swinton, to the late Finnis and Mary Bruster Moore, she spent most of her life in the Acorn Ridge community. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, a 50-year member of the Puxico Order of Eastern Star Chapter 322 and was retired from the Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield...
Alberta Burress (09/16/08)
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Alberta Burress, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 14, 2008, at Evergreen Senior Health Care Center in Greensboro. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Harry Littleton (09/16/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Monday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Harry Summers Littleton, 86, who died on Sept. 12, 2008, were: Clayton Rakey, Justin Rakey, Ben Littleton, Andrew Littleton, Scott Barnes and Harry Littleton.
Aline Hinkle (09/16/08)
BERTRAND -- Rose Aline Vanpool Hinkle, 82, died Sept. 11, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 10, 1926, in Bertrand, to the late George Hal and Grace Adeline Brashears Vanpool, she had lived her entire life in Bertrand. She had attended the Church of God of Prophecy and was employed at Brown Shoe Company in Charleston for over 43 years until her retirement...
Shawn Massey (09/16/08)
SIKESTON -- Dennis Shawn Massey, 35, died Sept. 14, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Home of Sikeston.
G.H. Starnes (09/15/08)
SIKESTON -- G.H. Starnes, 83, died Sept. 13, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 3, 1925, in Pinckneyville, Ill., son of the late Homer Gordon and Alta (Daugherty) Starnes Wilkinson. He was a member of First Baptist Church, a self-employed farmer and a veteran of the U.S. ...
Aline Hinkle (09/15/08)
BERTRAND -- Rose Aline Vanpool Hinkle, 82, died Sept. 11, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 10, 1926, in Bertrand, to the late George Hal and Grace Adeline Brashears Vanpool, she had lived her entire life in Bertrand. She had attended the Church of God of Prophecy and was employed at Brown Shoe Company in Charleston for over 43 years until her retirement...
Marion Benton (09/15/08)
DEXTER -- Marion Antonia Benton, 77, died Sept. 13, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born June 20, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Steve and Mary Slapek Talach, she was a former employee of Bulova Watch Co. in Lancaster, Pa. On March 25, 1972, in St. Charles, Ill., she married Vincent Benton, who died in 1996...
Karen Fitzpatrick-Blake (09/15/08)
COLUMBIA -- Karen Fitzpatrick-Blake, 51, formerly of Oran, died at 12:10 a.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at her home. Born April 14, 1957, at Bernie, to the late Leonard Williams and Ruby Jane Stacy Fitzpatrick, she was a homemaker. Survivors include: one son, Josh Fitzpatrick of Columbia; four brothers, Jerry Fitzpatrick of Van Buren, Ark., Billy Fitzpatrick of Atlanta, Dennis Fitzpatrick of Cape Girardeau and Dale Fitzpatrick of Essex; and two sisters, Sylvia Fitzpatrick of Atlanta and Sharon Fitzpatrick of Columbia.. ...
John Watson (09/15/08)
SIKESTON -- John Waddell Watson, 68, formerly of Bertrand, died at 2:35 a.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Aug. 9, 1940, in Blodgett, to the late Waddell and Mary Eskew Watson, he was a retired truck driver. He first married Nedra Dockins who preceded him in death. On Nov. 12, 1998, he married Gwendolyn R. Rosenberger who preceded him in death on Feb. 18, 2006...
Gene Ellis (09/15/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Edward "Gene" Ellis, 83, died Sept. 14, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Robert M. Childers (09/14/08)
SIKESTON - Robert M. Childers, 65, formerly of East Prairie, died at 9 a.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 19, 1943, in Mississippi County, to the late Con H. and Esta M. Tripp Childers, he lived in Sikeston for the past 10 years after moving from East Prairie. He was a truck driver...
Carolyn VanPool (09/14/08)
SIKESTON -- Carolyn Sue VanPool, 61, died at 8 p.m. Sept. 11, 2008, at Miner Nursing Center. Born Oct. 17, 1946, in Bertrand, daughter of Betty Lou Bishop VanPool of Miner and the late Wilbur Hershal VanPool, she had been a waitress and was in the ladies auxiliary of the Sikeston Eagles Club and American Legion Post 114...
Pearl Dunlap (09/14/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pearl Dunlap, 93, died 7:30 a.m. Sept. 13, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Karen Fitzpatrick (09/14/08)
COLUMBIA -- Karen Renae Fitzpatrick, 51, died Sept. 12, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
John Watson (09/14/08)
SIKESTON -- John Waddell Watson, 68, formerly of Bertrand, died at 2:35 a.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Aug. 9, 1940, in Blodgett, to the late Waddell and Mary Eskew Watson, he was a retired truck driver. He first married Nedra Dockins who preceded him in death. On Nov. 12, 1998, he married Gwendolyn R. Rosenberger who preceded him in death on Feb. 18, 2006...
Harry Littleton (09/14/08)
SIKESTON -- Harry Summers Littleton, 86, died at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at The Lutheran home in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 17, 1921, at Newport, Ark., son of the late Martin Harry and Frances Ewing Littleton, he was a 1939 graduate of Charleston High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau for two years. ...
Frances Fowler (09/14/08)
DEXTER -- Frances Fowler, 77, died Sept. 11, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 6, 1931, to the late Elmer Joseph and Mary Katherine Jansen Heck, she lived most of her life in the Dexter area. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter...
Agnes C. Dumey (09/14/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mrs. Agnes C. Dumey, 95, passed away Sept. 11, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 16, 1913, at Rockview, the daughter of Louis William Felden and Clara Irene Haynes. She was married to Frank "Mike" Dumey on Sept. 14, 1932, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee. He died on May 4, 2005...
Elmer Sanders (09/12/08)
ESSEX -- Elmer J. Sanders, 82, died Sept. 10, 2008, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born May 22, 1926, in Gray Ridge, to the late Elmer Louis and Bessie Irene Presell Sanders, he had lived most of his life in the Essex area where he was a retired farm laborer and of the Pentecostal belief...
Kevin Quillman (09/12/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Kevin Thomas Quillman, 28, died Sept. 11, 2008, at his home near Bloomfield. Born March 26, 1988, at Kent, Wash., son of Tom Quillman of Bloomfield and Nancy Short Quillman of Westport, Wash., he was an adult healthcare worker for Adaptive Services in Dexter...
Frances Fowler (09/12/08)
DEXTER -- Frances Fowler died Sept. 11, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Charles DeProw (09/12/08)
TALLAPOOSA -- Charles DeProw, 48, died Sept. 11, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Tina Allstun (09/12/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Thursday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Tina Allstun, 90, who died on Sept. 9, 2008, were: Kenny Allstun, Stan Flowers, Tim Flowers, Kevin Flowers, Eugene Menley and Joe Baker...
Mildred Nuckles (09/12/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Thursday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Mildred Nuckles, 90, who died Sept. 9, 2008, were: Jeff Winders, Kenny Winders, Danny Richards, Joe Morris, Bill Hupp and John Schaefer.
Art Vann (09/12/08)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Arthur Mitchell "Art" Vann, 49, who died Sept. 8, 2008, will be: Doyle Moore, Don Hart, Reggie Vandever, Scott Bewley, Joe Vann and Tim Jordan. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday...
Harry Littleton (09/12/08)
SIKESTON -- Harry Littleton, 86, died Sept. 12, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
John Watson (09/12/08)
SIKESTON -- John Watson, 68, died at 2:35 a.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Carolyn Vanpool (09/12/08)
SIKESTON -- Carolyn Vanpool, 61, died Sept. 11, 2008, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Aline Hinkle (09/12/08)
BERTRAND -- Rose Aline Vanpool Hinkle, 82, died Sept. 11, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Sheila McKinney (09/11/08)
IRVING, Texas -- After a courageous 18-month fight against breast cancer and lymphoma, Sheila Lynne McKinney joined her Lord on Sept. 8, 2008. She was born July 20, 1957, in Sikeston, Mo. Sheila is survived by her daughter and son-in-Law, Robyn Jernigan and Miguel Villalobos, and grandson, Andrew, all of Coppell; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Rosemary McKinney of Aurora, Colo. ...
Patsy Butler (09/11/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Lorene Butler, 66, died Sept. 9, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 8, 1941 in Hayti, to the late George Harrison and Sadie Lee Holt Jones, she had lived in East Prairie most of her life and was a member of the Victory Chapel in Charleston...
Mildred Nuckles (09/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Mildred Ray Nuckles, 90, went to heaven to meet her beloved family on Sept. 9, 2008, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center after a lengthy illness. She was born May 7, 1918, near Blodgett, daughter of the late John and Nannie Fritts Winders. ...
Art Vann (09/10/08)
MATTHEWS -- Arthur Mitchell "Art" Vann, 49, died at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was a resident of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau for the past two and a half years. He had been severely injured in an automobile accident in March 2004, which left him paralyzed...
Linda Lou Thurmond (09/10/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Linda Lou Thurmond, age 47 years, three months and 19 days, a resident of East Prairie, passed away 8:20 p.m. Sept. 9, 2008, at the home of her mother-in-law. Born May 20, 1961, at Waynesville, to Maxine Forbey Finley of East Prairie and the late Dewey L. ...
Helen Jacobs (09/10/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Helen L. Jacobs, 83, died at 5:55 a.m. Sept. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 12, 1915, in New Madrid County, to the late Fred Buck and Bertha Lee Bisher, she had lived most of her life in East Prairie and was of the Baptist belief...
Donnie Ford (09/10/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Donnie Gerald Ford Jr., 54, died at 7:08 p.m. Sept. 7, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Dec. 7, 1953, at Sikeston, to Lorraine Lewis Ford Grimes of Sikeston and the late Donnie Gerald Ford Sr., he had worked in commercial heating and cooling. He had also worked as a sheet metal worker and carpenter, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam era...
L. Allen Harris Jr. (09/10/08)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- L. Allen Harris Jr., 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 5, 2008 at his home. Born June 22, 1926 in Portageville, Mo., to the late Lorenzo Allen Harris, Sr. and Gladys Reeves Harris, he was a graduate of the University of Tennessee Memphis School of Pharmacy. He joined the family business, Harris Pharmacy in Sikeston, Mo., and worked their until his retirement in 1999...
Tina Allstun (09/10/08)
DEXTER -- Tina Allstun, 90, died Sept. 9, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Dec. 23, 1917, in Dongola, Ill., to the late Esta Anthony and Flossie Bell Ringham George, she lived in Cleveland before moving to the Dexter area in 1932. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Dexter...
J.C. Taylor (09/10/08)
PUXICO -- J.C. Taylor, 88, died Sept. 9, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 21, 1920, in White Oak, to the late William A. and Ora Carter Taylor, he had lived in the Puxico area all his life and was a member of the Local 527 Cement Masons. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a retired farmer and cement finisher and had worked for Bangert Brothers in St. Louis...
Patsy Hunt-Butler (09/10/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Jones Hunt-Butler died Sept. 9, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Fairy Riley (09/09/08)
BERNIE -- Fairy V. Riley, 90, died Sept. 8, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born July 22, 1918, in Bernie, daughter of the late Clarence W. and Hattie Hull Smith, she was of the General Baptist belief and was a farmer, beautician and cake decorator...
Kenneth Tilley (09/09/08)
CHAFFEE -- Kenneth Eugene Tilley, 58, died at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7, 2008, at his home. Born April 5, 1950, at St. Louis, to Lord "Willis" Tilley of Nevada, Mo., and the late Hazel Marion Lair, he was retired from the Plastic Factory in St. Louis where he was a machine operator...
Mildred Nuckles (09/09/08)
SIKESTON -- Mildred R. Nuckles, 90, died Sept. 9, 2008, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Georganna Middleton (09/08/08)
CHARLESTON -- Georganna Henson Middleton, 50, died at 8 p.m. Sept. 5, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 30, 1957, in Cairo, Ill., to the late George Robert and Syvella Marie McTigue Henson, she had lived her entire life in Charleston where she was a member of the Church of Christ. She had been employed at Al Hendricks 61 Express in New Madrid as a waitress and cook until her retirement...
Elvis Kester (09/08/08)
DEXTER -- The Rev. Elvis R. Kester, 91, died Sept. 6, 2008, at his home. Born June 19, 1917, in Clay County, Ark., he was the son of the late George and Dicey Prince Kester. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a carpenter and a pastor of the General Baptist faith for many years in Stoddard County...
Shirley Williams (09/08/08)
NEW MADRID -- Shirley June Williams, 56, died Sept. 5, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 7, 1952, in Gideon, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Mamie Joyce Holt Carter. Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Sara Williams and Jamie and Tina Williams of New Madrid; four brothers, Gary Carter and Robert Carter of Lilbourn, Phillip Carter of New Madrid and Ray Carter of Laforge; and seven grandchildren...
Helen Jacobs (09/08/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Helen Jacobs, 83, died at 5:55 a.m. Sept. 8, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Keegan Lewis (09/08/08)
SIKESTON -- Keegan Lewis, infant son of Mark and Amanda Alsup Lewis of Sikeston, who was born Sept. 1, 2008, died Sept. 6, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Myron A. and Peggy Lewis of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Suzanne Alsup of Sikeston and Glenn "Skip" Alsup of Wellington; maternal great-grandmother, Mary Louise Alsup of Sikeston; and cousins, McKenzie Alsup and Jacob Alsup both of Sikeston...
Opal Hurst (09/07/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Opal Hurst, 90, died Sept. 3, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Born Dec. 28, 1917, at White Oak, daughter of the late Walter and Ida Sanders McGee, she was a member of the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau...
Shirley Williams (09/07/08)
NEW MADRID -- Shirley Williams, 56, died Sept. 5, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid.
Georganna Middleton (09/07/08)
CHARLESTON -- Georganna Henson Middleton, 50, died Sept. 5, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Danny Robinett (09/05/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Thursday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Danny Arthur Robinett, 52, who died on Sept. 1, 2008, were: Joshua Robinett, Bob Robinett, Larry Robinett, Shane Nippe, Lanny Miller and Bill Heuring.
Leslie Trousdale (09/04/08)
SEDGEWICKVILLE -- Leslie Elmer Trousdale, 80, formerly of Mississippi County, died Sept. 2, 2008, at the DeGreeff Hospice Center in St. Louis. Born July 19, 1928, at Shawneetown, Ill., to the late Abner Pulaski and Mary Elizabeth Smith Trousdale, he was employed by General Motors for a number of years until his retirement and was a member of the Community Church of Marble Hill...
Bertha Fisher (09/04/08)
GREENBACK, Tenn. -- Bertha Mae Fisher, 94, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 11 a.m. Sept. 2, 2008, in the Blount County Memorial Hospital in Maryville. Born Jan. 26, 1914, in Mayflower, Ark., to the late Harmon Allen and Sallie E. Barger Crum, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie. In 2002, she moved from East Prairie to Greenback...
Opal Hurst (09/04/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Opal Hurst, 90, died Sept. 3, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.
Frederick Johnson (09/04/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Frederick William Johnson, 94, who died on Aug. 28, 2008, were: Jason Landers, Justin Landers, Todd Palmer, Carl Bone, Jude Williams and Tom Nunnelee.
Wanda Moore (09/04/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Wanda Lena Moore, 76, who died Aug. 31, 2008, were: Doug White, David Clark, John Gipson, Joseph Gipson, Daniel Dickinson and Erby Mitchell.
Mary Jo Williams (09/03/08)
HAYWOOD CITY -- Mary Jo Williams, 41, died at 11:50 p.m. Aug. 30, 2008, at St. Louis University Hospital. Born July 13, 1967, in Advance, to the late Wince Lee and Ossie Lee Braxton WIlliams, she was a file clerk for Pyramid in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the New Morning Star Baptist Church in Haywood City...
Lawrence Brown (09/03/08)
JOHNSTON CITY, Tenn. -- Lawrence "Larry" Earl Brown, 59, died Aug. 30, 2008, at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Born in Waltonville, Ill., to the late Irvin Brown and Irene Foreman, he lived most of his life in Johnson City. He was a retired investigator with the Johnson City Police Department, assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division. ...
Danny Robinett (09/03/08)
SIKESTON -- Danny Robinett, 52, died at 5:05 p.m. Sept. 1, 2008, at his brother's home in Oran. Born July 20, 1956, to Mary Heuring Slayton of Sikeston and the late Lawrence Robinett, he was self-employed in commercial building construction. Survivors in addition to his mother include: one son, Joshua Robinett of Hattiesburg, Miss.; two daughters, Stephanie Robinett and Rebecca Morrison of Hattiesburg; three brothers, Larry Robinett of New Orleans, Bob Robinett of St. ...
Dr. John Doggett (09/03/08)
SPRINGFIELD -- Dr. John Lesley Doggett of Mount Vernon VA Home and Springfield died Aug. 29, 2008, at the age of 85. Dr. Doggett was born in the Patton area on May 4, 1923, to John Columbus and Willie Marie Grindstaff Doggett. He graduated from Patton High School in 1940. John L. served during World War II in the U.S. Navy Seabees from Feb. 1943 to Feb. 1946...
Steven Worthington (09/03/08)
SIKESTON -- Steven O. Worthington, 48, died at 6:19 p.m. Sept. 1, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born May 11, 1960, in Limestone, Maine, to Mildred Ferris Worthington of Sikeston and the late James Franklin Worthington. Survivors in addition to his mother include: three daughters and one son-in-law, Beth and Tim Gallagher of Covington, Tenn., Rebecca Worthington of Champion, Ohio and Rachel Worthington of Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank and Alisa Worthington and David and Sonya Worthington of Sikeston; and two grandchildren.. ...
Bertha Fisher (09/03/08)
GREENBACK, Tenn. -- Bertha Mae Fisher, 94, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Sept. 2, 2008, at the Blount County Memorial Hospital in Maryville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Leslie Trousdale (09/03/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Leslie Elmer Trousdale, 80, formerly of Sedgewickville and Mississippi County, died Sept. 2, 2008, at the DeGreeff Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Buddy Lambert (09/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Enfield "Buddy" Lambert, 82, passed away at home on Aug. 30, 2008, surrounded by family. He was born on Oct. 13, 1925, in Marion County, Ala., to the late Charlie W. and Autie E. Nelson Lambert. On Oct. 31, 1943, in Dexter, he married Genevia Maxine Holden. They had one son, Thomas Earl Lambert...
Frank Eaves (09/02/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Franklin D. "Frank" Eaves, 69, died at 11:15 a.m. Aug. 31, 2008, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 24, 1938, in Knoxapedia, Miss., to the late James and Kate Palmer Eaves, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a self-employed businessman and a member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...
Wanda Moore (09/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Wanda Lena Moore, 76, died Aug. 31, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 7, 1932, at Naylor, to the late A.Y. and Viola Webber Hicks, she was a homemaker and of the Protestant belief. She married Doise White who preceded her in death in 1955. On Feb. 12, 1956, in Sikeston, she married Jerry Moore who survives of the home...
Dorothy Doublin (09/02/08)
PUXICO - Dorothy Christine Doublin, 89, died Aug. 29, 2008, at the Rosewood Care Center in Peoria, Ill. Born Dec. 12, 1918, to the late Daniel Boone and Carrie Ann Hopkins Canady, she had lived in the Puxico and Kinder areas most of her life before moving to Illinois two years ago. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
Edna Foster (09/02/08)
POCAHONTAS, Ark. -- Edna B. Foster, 102, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 29, 2008, at the Randolph County Nursing Home. Born Jan. 27, 1906, at Eleven Point, daughter of the late James Walter and Harriett Stubblefield England, she was a graduate of Maynard Baptist Academy and attended Harding College at Morrilton and Arkansas A&M College in Jonesboro...
Steven Worthington (09/02/08)
SIKESTON - Steven Worthington, 48, died at 6:19 p.m. Sept. 1, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.