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Obituaries from November 2008

Pauline Freeland (11/30/08)
CHARLESTON -- Pauline Null Freeland, 90, died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Born June 12, 1918, in Charleston, to the late Henry Lawrence and Susie Roach Null, she lived her entire life in Charleston. She and her husband pastored the Church of God of Prophecy in East Prairie and Charleston for a number of years. She had served as the assistant state secretary of the Church of God of Prophecy a number of years and was currently a member of the Bertrand Church of God of Prophecy...
Bobby Nelson (11/30/08)
CHARLESTON -- Bobby Eugene Nelson, 69, died Nov. 28, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Born Sept. 2, 1939, in the Deventer Community of Mississippi County, to the late Robert A. and Jewell Lillian Lindsey Nelson, he had lived in Charleston most of his life where he was a member of the Southside Baptist Church. A U.S. Navy veteran, he was employed as a truck driver for Pullen Brothers Trucking for a number of years until his retirement in 1996...
Mildred Hyslop (11/30/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Mildred Hyslop, 89, died Nov. 27, 2008, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born March 14, 1919, at Bloomfield, to the late Curt and Rosa Harries Edwards, she had spent all her life in the Bloomfield community where she was a member of Hill's General Baptist Church...
Dorothy Miller (11/30/08)
DIEHLSTADT -- Dorothy Joan Parker Miller, 72, died Nov. 28, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 29, 1936, in the Deventer community of Mississippi County, to the late James Floyce and Daisy Margaret Johnson Parker, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life, was a graduate of the St. ...
Boyd Crowe (11/30/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Boyd O. Crowe, 70, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 16, 1938, in Boonesville, Miss., to the late Velma Heathcock and Troy Crowe, he was a retired police officer of the Portageville Police Department. He also served on the Portageville Fire Department...
Pamela Westmoreland (11/30/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Pamela K. Westmoreland, 61, died Nov. 27, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Jan. 25, 1947, in Sikeston, to the late Herman and Ova Mowery Smith, she had lived in Sikeston for many years before moving to Bloomfield eight years ago. She had attended the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston...
Helen Maxon (11/30/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Helen A. Maxon, 94, died at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 27, 2008, at her home. Born April 5, 1914, in Texas, to the late Claude and Emma Jones Compton, she had lived the past five years in East Prairie moving from California. In 1965, she married Homer Maxon, who preceded her in death...
Betty Golightly (11/28/08)
CHAFFEE -- Elizabeth "Betty" Golightly, 79, died Nov. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 8, 1929, at Chaffee, to the late George Emery and Stella Ann Pearson Allwood, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chaffee and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW 3127...
JoAnn Grubbs (11/28/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- JoAnn Grubbs, 63, died at 9:20 p.m. Nov. 25, 2008, in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 11, 1945, in Temple, Texas, to Louella Brandon Wilson of Corning, Ark., and the late Andy Leroy Wilson, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Alma Finley (11/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Alma Lorine Finley, 78, formerly of East Prairie, died at 11:50 p.m. Nov. 25, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 6, 1929, in Hard Money, Ky., to the late Boyd and Lola Morehead Francis, she had lived for the past several years in Sikeston where she was a member of the Trinity Gospel Church...
Lovetta Cookson (11/28/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel for Lovetta Cookson, 69, who died Nov. 22, 2008, were: Mark Sadler, Bill Hunt, Arlen Walker, Glen Wilson, Jim Hoppes and Robert Turner.
Richard Kell (11/28/08)
SIKESTON -- Richard Kell, 58, died Nov. 25, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 3, 1950, in Sikeston, son of Ruth Nipper Thiry of Tupelo, Miss., and the late Jack Owen Kell, he was a member of North Acres General Baptist Church and worked as a steel fabricator...
Charles Noyes (11/28/08)
DENTON, Texas -- Charles R. Noyes, 76, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Nov. 22, 2008, at his home. He was the son of the late Oliver and Othel Brooks Noyes. He married Alma Sikes who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son, Brian Noyes of St. Louis; one daughter, Jennifer Reaves of Denton; one sister, Alean Smith of Sikeston; and two grandchildren...
Pauline Freeland (11/28/08)
CHARLESTON -- Pauline Freeland, 90, died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Dorothy Miller (11/28/08)
DIEHLSTADT -- Dorothy Joan Parker Miller died Nov. 28, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Mildred Hyslop (11/28/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Mildred Hyslop, 89, died Nov. 27, 2008, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Burial will follow in the Hills Cemetery near Bloomfield...
Raymond Boone (11/26/08)
HAYWARD -- Raymond L. Boone, 96, died Nov. 25, 2008, in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 8, 1912, in Pemiscot County, to the late P.L. and Inez Edwards Boone, he was honored as a Centennial Farmer. He had been the owner and operator of a grocery store for more than 50 years and was a lifelong member of Hayward Baptist Church...
Ellis Henson (11/26/08)
SIKESTON -- Ellis Duerell Henson, 84, died Nov. 22, 2008, at his home Born May 23, 1924, in Montana, Ark., son of the late William Thomas and Donie Walker Henson, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served seven years during the Korean War. He had been a self-employed plumber before retiring...
Richard Kell (11/26/08)
SIKESTON -- Richard Kell, 58, died Nov. 25, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Joan Grubbs (11/26/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joan Gribbs, 63, died Nov. 25, 2008, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Alma Finley (11/26/08)
SIKESTON -- Alma L. Finley, formerly of East Prairie, died Nov. 25, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Robert Campbell (11/25/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Robert Henry Campbell, 66, died Nov. 22, 2008, at the John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Sept. 6, 1942, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Henry and Josephine McCloud Campbell, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the American Legion in Poplar Bluff. A resident of southeast Missouri for the past several years, he was a former employee of Briggs and Stratton in Poplar Bluff...
Richard L. Walker (11/25/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Richard Walker, 54, died Nov. 24, 2008, at Bloomfield. Born June 17, 1954, in Poplar Bluff, to Emma Irene Summers Walker of Dexter and the late Cecil Aaron Walker, he was an employee of W.W. Wood in Dudley. He served 25 years with the Dexter Police Department serving as police chief from Jan. ...
Dorothy Patrick (11/25/08)
COLT, Ark. -- Dorothy Patrick, 79, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Nov. 23, 2008, at her home. Born April 10, 1929, in Brownville, Tenn., to the late Arthur S. and Bertha P. Warren Staggs, she had lived in East Prairie most of her life, moving to Colt in 2002...
Lovetta Cookson (11/25/08)
DEXTER -- Thelma Lovetta Cookson, 69, formerly of Granite City, Ill., died Nov. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 28, 1939, near Bloomfield, to the late Archie Arvel and Clara Gladys Cooper Warren, she moved to Dexter 22 years ago and had worked for 19 years at Arvin Automotive...
Patsy Barnett (11/25/08)
LILBOURN - Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at Ponder Funeral Home for Patsy M. Hays Barnett, 55, who died Nov. 20, 2008, were: Stanley Clark, Jonathan Hays, Randy Hubbert, Jimmy Chaffin, Douglas Runkle, Danny Beeler and Connor Wallace.
Toot James Sr. (11/24/08)
CHAFFEE -- Charles "Toot" James Sr., 78, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born in Lutesville, to the late Henry and Annie James, he moved to Chaffee from Kankakee, Ill., in 1993. He worked as a boiler room operator in the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant in Joliet, Ill., from which he retired. He was a member of New Life Gospel Church in Scott City and the Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810...
Larry Ervin (11/24/08)
SCOTT CITY -- Larry Wayne Ervin, 45, formerly of Benton, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 1, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Lawrence W. Ervin of Benton and Janet Sue Clark Ervin Bond of Benton, he had worked as a machine operator for Thompson Culvert Company in Sikeston...
Boyd Crowe (11/24/08)
DEXTER -- Boyd Crowe, 70, formerly of Portageville, died at 9:45 p.m. Nov. 22, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 16, 1938, at Booneville, to the late Troy and Velma Heathcock Crowe, he was a retired police officer of the Portageville Police Department...
Dorothy Patrick (11/24/08)
COLT, Ark. -- Dorothy Patrick, 79, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Nov. 23, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Mozelle Jarvis (11/24/08)
SIKESTON -- Mrs. Earl Jarvis (Mozelle) passed away Nov. 22, 2008. She was born in Okolona, Ark., on Nov. 17, 1915, to the late Charlie and Jessie Cloud. On April 15, 1937, she was married to Earl Jarvis, who preceded her in death. They were in the restaurant business in Hope, Ark., for several years before moving to Blytheville, Ark., and then to Sikeston, where they operated the restaurant in the Dunn Hotel. ...
Mickey Thomas (11/23/08)
SIKESTON -- Micajah Boyte "Mickey" Thomas, 77, died Nov. 16, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Jan. 3, 1931, in Memphis, Tenn., son of the late Micajah B. Thomas II and Edith Saylor Thomas, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and had been a sales representative for Prudential Insurance Company before retiring...
Patsy Barnett (11/23/08)
CANALOU -- Patsy M. Hays Barnett, 55, died Nov. 20, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 15, 1953, in Corning, Ark., daughter of the late James David and Mary Elizabeth Flippo Hays; she was of the Nazarene belief. Survivors include: four daughters, Alicia Beeler of Paducah, Ky., Tawny Divietro of Vanduser, Jera Goodman of Sikeston and Amanda Harbison of Matthews; two brothers, Danny Lee Greeson of Eldon and Jackie Wayne Hays of Morehouse; one sister, Ethyl Fay "Sissy" Hays of Morehouse; seven grandchildren; and her special friend, Jerry Hunter of Canalou.. ...
Annis Johnson (11/23/08)
MALDEN -- Annis Juanita Johnson, 77, died Nov. 21, 2008, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born Sept. 27, 1931, in Camp, Ark., to the late Richard Jess and Beulah Lee Mask Johnson, she was of the Assembly of God belief. Survivors include: one sister, Louise Cook of Malden; two nieces and their spouses, Karen and Danny Freeman of Sikeston and Teresa and Michael McCain of Gideon; two nephews and their wives, Vernon and Shirley Pickard and James and Betty Pickard of Gideon; and several great-nieces and nephews and cousins.. ...
Claud Cribbs (11/23/08)
LILBOURN -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Claud V. Cribbs, 92, who died Nov. 18, 2008, were: Jeff Shinske, Tim Campbell, Wayne Campbell, Jonathan Cribbs, Michael Cribbs and Jason Edmondson. Honorary pallbearer was Raymond Creasy...
Betty McAnelly (11/21/08)
ORAN -- Betty Jewel McAnelly died on Nov. 19, 2008. Betty was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Morrilton, Ark., daughter of Howard Harrison and Linnie Naomi Chew Lockhart. She and Paul McAnelly were married Dec. 2, 1948. God and family were the most important things to Betty. She filled her life with her family. Betty was a loving mother, housewife and wonderful babysitter for many grandchildren. She was a hard worker and enjoyed picking cotton, gardening, doing laundry, cleaning house and cooking...
Dale Duncan (11/21/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Dale Duncan, 64, who died on Nov. 18, 2008, were: Darrell Williams, Ron Cullins, Marvin Graham, Bob Williams, Glen Hessling and Mike Underhill.
Troy Scott (11/21/08)
CHARLESTON - Troy Hayes Scott, 85, died at 5:40 p.m. Nov. 20, 2008, at his home. Born March 30, 1923, in Russellville, Ark., to the late Bleve David and Ruth Thelma Morphis Scott, he was of the Baptist belief. Following his service with the U.S. Army in World War II, he lived in Collinsville, Ill., where he was employed with E. Jay Trucking Co. for several years until his retirement in 1982. In 1987 he moved to Horsebend, Ark., and in 1998 moved to Charleston...
Patsy Barnett (11/21/08)
SIKESTON -- Patsy M. Barnett, 55, died Nov. 20, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Diann Smith (11/20/08)
SIKESTON -- Diann Smith, 57, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Nov. 19. 2008, at her home. Born March 6, 1951, at Corning, Ark., to Esther Crutchfield Russell of Montgomery, Ala., and the late Arthur Russell, she had worked as a sales clerk and cashier at Helms Quick Sack and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Dale Duncan (11/20/08)
SIKESTON -- Dale Duncan, 64, died Nov. 18, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 2, 1944, in Vanduser, to the late Houston Lee Duncan and Ruby Burns McCoy, he graduated in 1962 from Sikeston High School and was a member of Tanner Street Church of God. ...
J.L. Funkhouser Jr. (11/20/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Leonard "J.L." Funkhouser, 83, who died Nov. 14, 2008, were: Jerry White, Donald Strickland, Tim Lee, Lowan Griffen, Charles Williams and Bo Roper...
Sue Mayberry (11/20/08)
DEXTER -- Sue Mayberry died Nov. 20, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Kendall Mungle (11/20/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Kendall E. Mungle, 64, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 15, 1944, in Charleston, son of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Mungle. He and Cecilia Puebla Gomez Mungle were married July 20, 2002, in Cape Girardeau...
Frances Barnes (11/20/08)
DEERFIELD, N.H. -- Frances Olive Yost Barnes, 95, died Nov. 2, 2008, in Deerfield. Born April 7, 1913, to the late Walter Edward and Blanche Edwina Worthley Yost, she grew up in Chicago. She had worked at the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company and was in the Roosevelt Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. ...
Elaine Hurley (11/20/08)
DEXTER -- Elaine Hurley, 58, died Nov. 18, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. The daughter of Leo Tibbs of Dexter and the late Ruby Provance Tibbs, she was a homemaker. In addition to her fathers, survivors include: one sister, Sharon Goodman of Dexter; one brother, Joseph Leo Tibbs Of Poplar Bluff; one niece, Lori Moore of Dexter; one great-nephew, Heath Moore of Dexter; and one great-great-niece, Halie Moore of Dexter...
Betty McAnelly (11/20/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Betty McAnelly, 76, died Nov. 19, 2008, at the Lutheran Home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Oran is in charge of arrangements.
Bill James (11/20/08)
GIDEON -- William Joseph James, 78, died Nov. 18, 2008, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Jan. 11, 1930, in Flint, Mich., to the late Elmer and Atlas McNeal James, he retired from Mississippi Glass in Granite City, Ill., in 1968. In 1975, he moved to Bloomfield...
Loleta White (11/19/08)
CHAFFEE -- Loleta Virginia White, 90, died Nov. 18, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Born July 5, 1918, in Randles, daughter of Floyd Dee and Beulah Spain Blue, she retired from Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee, where she was seamstress. She was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church in Cape Girardeau and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 48 in Chaffee...
Doris Warren (11/19/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Doris Warren, 85, died Nov. 18, 2008, at her home. Born Jan. 22, 1923, at Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Nora A. Merritt and Aaron Briggs Ward. A 1941 graduate of Portageville High School, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Portageville and the Eastern Star...
Dorothy Spears (11/19/08)
PIEDMONT -- Dorothy Leona Spears, 84, formerly of Dexter, died Nov. 18, 2008, at the Clark's Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. Born Feb. 24, 1924, in Biggers, Ark., to the late Issac Perryman and Barbara Jane Trippt Perryman, she was a member of the New Bethel Church in Dexter and a homemaker...
Roland Appleton (11/19/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Roland Glenn Appleton, 47, who died on Nov. 15, 2008, were: Cletus Patterson Jr., Ronnie Patterson Jr., Jason Burton, Kenny Allen, Chris Estes, Michael Gene Patterson and Jeff Gonzales...
Willie Savage Jr. (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Willie Savage Jr., 58, died Nov. 15, 2008, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born March 13, 1950, in West Memphis, Ark., to the late Willie and Mary Mitchell Savage, he had lived for over 50 years in Sikeston where he was employed as a truck driver and for the Sikeston Public Schools. He was a member of the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ where he served in many capacities...
Claud Cribbs (11/19/08)
LILBOURN -- Claud V. Cribbs, 92, died Nov. 18, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 11, 1916, in Paragould, Ark., son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Ligget) Cribbs, he was a retired employee of Taylor Gravel Company in Caruthersville...
Patricia Hon (11/19/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers at services conducted today for Patricia Leeann Hon, 54, who died Nov. 14, 2008, were: Perry Hubbert, Jerely Kirkpatrick, Kris Irwin, Heath Tucker, Michael Hubbert and Randy Gilliland.
Dale Duncan (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Houston Dale Duncan, 64, died at 9:50 p.m. Nov. 18, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Jerry Taylor (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Jerry Taylor, 56, died at 8:32 a.m. Nov. 18, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 23, 1952, in Sikeston, to Ervin E. Taylor of Sikeston and the late Arline Shelly Taylor, he was an EMT for Missouri Delta Medical Center. He also worked in the medical and technology field for ESI and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston...
John Tharp (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- John B. Tharp, 74, died Nov. 15, 2008, in Ellington. Born Jan. 21, 1934, in Nady, Ark., to the late John Henry and Oda Lucas Mitchell Tharp, he formerly attended the General Baptist Church in Bertrand. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean War...
Howard Gates (11/19/08)
HOWARDVILLE -- Howard Gates, 79, died Nov. 16, 2008, at the Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 22, 1929, in Vardaman, Miss., to the late Dave and Eula Ezell Gates, he had been a farmer. Survivors include: four sons and a daughter-in-law, Wavie C. ...
J.L. Brock (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- James L. "J.L." Brock, 92, died at 4 a.m. Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 19, 1916 in Libertyville, he was the son of the late Frank and Della Porter Brock. Prior to moving to Sikeston in 1983, he had lived for 30 years in Charleston where he was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and was supervisor of Charleston City Water Works until his retirement in 1981...
Billy Lomax (11/18/08)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Billy Braden Lomax, 81, died Nov. 16, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Nov. 6, 1927, at Franklin, Tenn., to the late Robert Hiram and Sarah Emmaline Sanders Lomax, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff. He retired as a maintenance supervisor at Three Rivers Community College and was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Korean War...
Idell Baert (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE -- Idell Baert, age 90, of Chaffee, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2008. She was born Aug. 26, 1918, at Scopus, to the late John and Frances Welker Hanners. She worked and retired from Florsheim Shoe Co. in Chaffee and was a member of the General Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Tommy Wright (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE -- Tommy Lee Wright, 50, formerly of Ft. Worth, Texas, died at 6:49 p.m. Nov. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 17, 1958, in Glendale, Calif., to the late John Thomas and Marjorie Bernice Berry Wright, he was a retired self-employed butcher...
Dorothy Spears (11/18/08)
DEXTER -- Dorothy Spears died Nov. 18, 2008, at the Clarks Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lela Grimes (11/18/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lela Bell Woods Grimes, 88, died at 2:35 a.m. Nov. 6, 2008, at her home. Born Nov. 29, 1919, in Mississippi County, to the late George Harrison and Ethel Mae Thurman Woods, she had lived her entire life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Barnes Ridge Baptist Church...
Divola Walberg (11/18/08)
SIKESTON -- Divola Walberg, 98, died Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born June 15, 1910, in Matthews, daughter of the late William Lottie and Ida M. Black Phillips, she was a member of Sikeston Community Church and had worked as store manager for A & A Discount in Chicago before moving to Sikeston...
Leroy Strubberg (11/18/08)
CHAFFEE - Leroy John Strubberg Sr., 63, died at 5:55 p.m. Nov. 16, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 14, 1945, in Washington, Mo., to the late Victor Henry and Ellona Wilma Kampen Strubberg, he had worked as a line supervisor at Lucia Pizza in St. Louis and was a U.S. Army veteran...
Jerry Park (11/18/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico for Jerry Edward Park, 65, who died Nov. 13, 2008, were: Bruce Campbell, Reggie Williams, Lloyd Hyten, David Burge, Clay Harty, Denny Teets, Lennis Stroud and Ronnie Peters...
J.L. Funkhouser Jr. (11/17/08)
SMYRNA, Tenn. -- Leonard "J.L." Funkhouser Jr., 83, died Nov. 14, 2008, at his home. Born March 3, 1925, near Dexter, Mo., to the late Leonard and Effie Jennings Funkhouser Sr., he had lived in Dexter most of his life and moved to Smyrna several years ago. He was a road foreman with Liberty Township in Stoddard County and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II...
Patricia Hon (11/17/08)
EMPORIA, Kan. -- Patricia Leeann Hon, 54, formerly of Puxico, Mo., died Nov. 14, 2008, at her home. Born May 2, 1954, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to the late Kenneth E. and Katherine Faulkner Brantley, she graduated from Puxico High School and had lived for the past 22 years in Emporia where she owned and operated Family Day Care...
Ruth Mallette (11/17/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico, for Ruth Marie Mallette, 90, who died Nov. 10, 2008, were: Dennis Prince, Paul Prince, Daniel Prince, Nolan Prince, Krista Prince and Laura Prince.
James Brock (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- James L. Brock, 92, died at 4 a.m. Nov. 17, 2008, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Divola Walberg (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Divola Walberg, 100, died Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with Ponder Funeral Home.
Mickey Thomas (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- Micajah B. "Mickey" Thomas, 77, died Nov. 16, 2008 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will by announced later by Ponder Funeral Home.
Roland Appleton (11/17/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Roland Glenn Appleton, 47, died Nov. 15, 2008, at his home. Born Jan. 12, 1961, at Dexter, to Roland Appleton of Bertrand and Della Patterson Graham of Morehouse, he had lived all his life in the Dexter and Morehouse areas. He had worked as a concrete finisher and in land grading. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
John Tharp (11/17/08)
SIKESTON -- John B. Tharp, 74, died Nov. 15, 2008, in Ellington. Born Jan. 21, 1934, in Nady, Ark., to the late John Henry and Oda Lucas Mitchell Tharp, he formerly attended the General Baptist Church in Bertrand. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean War...
Bertha Garrett (11/17/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Bertha Mae Garrett, 82, formerly of Benton and a resident of of The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, died at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 4, 1926, in Boonville, Miss., daughter of the late Will and Bertha Mae Garrett Yarber, she was a member of Sandywood Baptist Church and a former member of Old Bethel Baptist Church...
Lela Grimes (11/17/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lela Grimes, 88, died at 2:43 a.m. Nov. 16, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
John Glenn (11/17/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico, for John Wiley Glenn, 80, who died on Nov. 6, 2008, were: Kenneth Mills, Keegan Glenn, Matt Howard, Kenneth Luke, Loy May, Bill Berry, Roy Krupa, Brock Williams and Doug May...
Junior Harris (11/16/08)
CHARLESTON -- Junior E. Harris, 84, died at 7:20 p.m. Nov. 13, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Born Aug. 17, 1924, in Bertrand, to the late Estel Monroe and Florence Kitty Haley Harris, he had lived in Mississippi County his entire life where he attended the First Assembly of God Church in Charleston. ...
Janet Humphries (11/16/08)
BERNIE -- Janet Maureen Humphries, 55, died Nov. 13, 2008, at her home. Born Oct. 13, 1953, at Aurora, Ill., daughter of Charlotte Green Hampson of Montgomery, Ill., and the late Glen Hampson, she was a homemaker. On Dec. 15, 1994, at St. Charles, Ill., she married Randall Dwight Humphries who survives of the home...
Shirley Ainsworth (11/16/08)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services held Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Shirley Ann Ainsworth, 77, who died on Nov. 11, 2008, were: Logan Haines, Brett Taylor, Jerry Burge, Marvin Gilmore, Phil Cannon and Randy Hulshof.
Bertha Garrett (11/16/08)
SIKESTON -- Bertha Mae Garrett, 82, died at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 14, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Eva Stewart (11/14/08)
DEXTER -- Eva Geneva Pauline Ross Stewart, 87, died Nov. 13, 2008, at her home. Born Jan. 31, 1921, in Puxico, to the late Charles Monroe Ross and Grace Louise Ella Kanady Ross, she was the oldest and a very active member of the New Bethel General Baptist Church, which she joined on Aug. ...
Jerry Park (11/14/08)
PUXICO -- Jerry Edward Park, 65, died Nov. 13, 2008, at the John J. Pershing Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Jan. 17,, 1943, in Oran, son of J. D. and Edith Griffin Parks of Puxico, he had lived in Texas for seventeen years where he owned his own mobile home service business in Midland, Texas. ...
David R. Harris (11/14/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- David R. Harris, 88, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Portageville Nursing Center. Born Dec. 6, 1919, in Lexington, Miss., he was the son of the late Sebron and Eliza Sample Harris. In 1952, at Lexington, he married Mary Jones who survives of the home...
Genie Williams (11/14/08)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Genie Lamar Williams, 38, formerly of Cairo, died Nov. 10, 2008 Born July 23, 1970, in Cairo, to Arnetta Garrett Williams and the late Genie Williams Sr., he was a 1987 graduate of Cairo High School and attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale where he was a member of the football team. He was employed as an over the road truck driver...
Fadedrick Holmes (11/14/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Fadedrick Lamont Holmes, 18, died Nov. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Born Aug. 3, 1990, in Carbondale, Ill., son of Gloria Holmes of Cape Girardeau and Serle Thomas Sr. of Cairo, Ill., he was a member of Freewill Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Junior Harris (11/14/08)
CHARLESTON -- Junior E. Harris, 83, died at 7:20 p.m. Nov. 13, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston
Gary Rhodes (11/14/08)
BELL CITY -- Gary Rhodes, 52, died Nov. 13, 2008, at his home. Born Oct. 27, 1956, at Chaffee, to Pearl Burton Rhodes of Vanduser and the late Grant Rhodes, he had lived all his life in Vanduser and Bell City. He had worked the past 20 years for EMCON Technologies in Dexter...
John Glenn (11/13/08)
PUXICO -- John Wiley Glenn, 80, died Nov. 6, 2008, at the Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula. Born Dec. 2, 1927, in Puxico, son of the late Charles Thomas and Minnie Elizabeth Hodge Glenn, he graduated from Puxico High School then attended Southeast Missouri State University where he received his bachelor of science degree in business and marketing in 1952. ...
Kelley Nelson (11/13/08)
BENTON -- Kelley Melvin Nelson, 73, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 10, 1935, in Sikeston, to the late George Marvin and Hope Kelley Nelson, he had lived most of his life in Sikeston where he had been employed for a number of years with Wholesale Food Distributing and had been assistant manager at the Ramada Inn. He attended the Morehouse Church of Christ...
Dortha Brown (11/13/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Dortha Belle Brown, 79, who died on Nov. 10, 2008, were: Andrew Garner, Brian Green, Joe Bard, Lee Brown, Eugene Adams and Phil Shimon.
Mary Holt (11/13/08)
GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Mary Lee Pipkin Holt, 67, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died Nov. 11, 2008, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 9, 1941, to the late Jack and Pauline Pipkin of Kewanee, Mo., she lived most of her life in Collinsville...
Ruth Mallette (11/13/08)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- Ruth Marie Mallette, 90, formerly of Puxico, Mo., died Nov. 10, 20058, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 4, 1917, in Blue Mountain, Miss., daughter of the late William S. and Isabel Rushing Hanner, she grew up in Blue Mountain and moved to Puxico in 1948. In 2001, she moved to Paragould. She had been a member of the Corinth General Baptist Church...
Shirley Ainsworth (11/12/08)
SIKESTON-- Shirley Ann Ainsworth, 77, died Nov. 11, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Following complications from emergency surgery, she died peacefully, surrounded by her family. Born June 30, 1931, at Paragould, Ark., daughter of the late Roy Lee Garland and Mona Irene Ainsworth, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a secretary for her late husband's construction company, Ainsworth Construction, from 1965 to 1990...
Lee Chamberlain (11/12/08)
DEXTER -- Lee Chamberlain, 81, died Nov. 11, 2008, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Dec. 25, 1926, in Catron, son of the late Fred Chamberlain and Edna Weedman Brown, he was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II and owned Chamberlain Service Station...
Bob Walker (11/12/08)
CHARLESTON -- Robert C. "Bob" Walker, 83, died at 2:20 p.m. Nov. 9, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born April 28, 1925, in Hoxie, Ark., to the late Robert Toney and Ailsie Ann Coleman Walker, following his graduation from Poplar Bluff High School in 1943 he enlisted in the U.S. ...
Rose Ransburgh (11/12/08)
NEW MADRID -- Rose Anna Ransburgh, 90, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born June 11, 1918, in Lilbourn, to the late Lillie Ida Nelson and Samuel George Camp Sr., she was a member of the New Madrid Methodist Church and the Bridge Club...
Roosevelt Johnson (11/12/08)
Emma Baltimore (11/12/08)
CHARLESTON -- Emma Louise Baltimore, 87, died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Facility. Born Oct. 16, 1921, in Tunica, Miss., to the late Eugene and Emily Jackson, she was a member of Mercy Seat Baptist Church where she served on the Usher Board...
Shelby Wilson (11/12/08)
SIKESTON -- Shelby Wilson, 65, died Nov. 10, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 7, 1943, in Sikeston, son of the late Henry Taylor and Willa Dean Kestner Wilson, he was a member of Temple Faith Baptist Church and had worked as a pipefitter for Hubbard Muffler factory in East Prairie before retiring...
Winifred Sidwell (11/12/08)
SIKESTON -- Winifred King Sidwell, 91, died at 10:21 p.m. Nov. 11, 2008, at her home. Born Feb. 24, 1917, in Hartford, Conn., to the late Alfred James and Eliza Elizabeth King Easterby, she had worked as a court stenograph reporter for various courts in Southeast Missouri. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and had served overseas as a volunteer with the Red Cross during World War II...
Jeanette Riley (11/12/08)
CHARLESTON -- Jeanette Riley, 70, died at 6:25 a.m. Nov. 11, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 19, 1938, in Mounds City, Ill., to the late Thomas J. and Lydia Russell Allensworth, since 1955 she had lived in Charleston where she was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church and had worked at Muellers Farm Market until her retirement. In 2007, she was named Charleston Nutrition Center's Volunteer of the Year...
Tressie Holmes-Griffin (11/12/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Tressie Beatrice Holmes-Griffin, 45, died Nov. 7, 2008, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 22, 1962, in Bobo, Miss., to the late R.H. "Robert" and Bernice Sewer Holmes, she moved to Portageville in 1984 from Mound City, Ill...
Verdia Scott (11/12/08)
CHARLESTON -- Blondell "Verdia" Scott, 62, died Nov. 6, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 30, 1946, in Thompson Bend, to the late Robert and Beatrice Rush Scott, she retired from the Mississippi County Detention Center where she was a cook...
Brenda Stroder (11/11/08)
CHAFFEE-- Brenda Louise Stroder, 65, died Nov. 9, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Dec. 18, 1942, at Blodgett, to the late Elmo "Bill" and Mary Orzella Lindsey Gunter, she retired as the postmaster of Whitewater Post Office. She served as president of the Scott County Historical Society and the Scott County Democrat Club. She was a member of the Cape Girardeau County Historical Society, Chaffee Historical Society and Eighth District Women's Democratic Club...
Bob Blades (11/11/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- James Robert "Bob" Blades, 78, died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 16, 1930, in Flint, Mich., to the late Ruben Markus and Emma Elvira Eaker Blades, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Malden, the Masonic Lodge in New Madrid, the Cape Shrine Club, the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Cape Girardeau, a lifetime member of the Republican Inner Circle, the American Legion and VFW. ...
Winnie Blevins (11/11/08)
LADY LAKE, Fla. -- Winnie Pearl Blevins, 85, formerly of Patton, Mo., and Morehouse, Mo., died Nov. 6, 2008, at her daughter's home in Lady Lake. Born May 28, 1923, at Nashville, Tenn., daughter of the late Sandy Jackson and Jane Jacques Brown, she was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary United Pentecostal Church of Jackson, Mo...
Margaret Lumsden (11/11/08)
ESSEX -- Margaret Overbey Lumsden, daughter of the late Buron Overbey and Virginia Luder Overbey, was born on April 14, 1918, in Murray, Ky., and passed to heaven Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 90 years...
Dortha Brown (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Dortha Belle Brown, 79, died Nov. 10, 2008, at her home. Born July 14, 1929, in Morehouse, to the late Athel Edward and Maggie Reynolds McConnell, she had worked as an operator at Southwestern Bell, a clerk at Big K and also worked for Anchor Toy. She was a member of North Acres General Baptist Church...
Bryan Maslinski (11/11/08)
DEXTER -- Bryan Michael "Maz" Maslinski, 21, died Nov. 9, 2009, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 2, 1987, in Chicago, Ill., to David Robert and Karen Lynn Maslinski of Dexter, he grew up in Bruceton, Tenn., and moved to Dexter in 2003. A former football player for Dexter High School, he was of the Baptist belief. He worked at the Dexter Pizza Company as a delivery driver...
Larry Marvel (11/11/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield for Larry Marvel, 63, who died on Nov. 5, 2008, were: Ed Hare, Brandon Marvel, Seth Walters, Justin Hare and Tyler Marvel.
Shelby Wilson (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Shelby Wilson, 65, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Shirley Ainsworth (11/11/08)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Ainsworth, 77, died Nov. 11, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Leila Holton (11/11/08)
LOWNDES -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Community Church of Christ for Leila Bell Holton, 62, who died on Nov. 8, 2008, were: Aaron Holman, Johnny Cox, Jerry Bouie, Bruce Robbins and Jimmy Gore.
Rose Anna Ransburgh (11/11/08)
NEW MADRID -- Rose Anna Ransburgh, 90, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Kelly Nelson (11/11/08)
BENTON -- Kelly Nelson, 73, died Nov. 10, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Joe Ivie (11/10/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joseph Harold "Joe" Ivie, 73, died at 11:50 p.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 2, 1935, in Henderson, Ky., to the late Furman Harrison and Carrie Mae Ferrell Ivie, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired meat cutter for McDonald's Food Mart in East Prairie. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served during the Korean War, he was of the Baptist belief...
Leila Bell Holton (11/10/08)
LOWNDES -- Leila Bell Holton, 62, died Nov. 8, 2008, at her home. Born July 24, 1946, in Albany, Ga., to the late Jerry Duncan Bouie Sr. and Doris Marion Ramsey Bouie Cox, she had lived most of her life in Georgia. In August 2008, she moved to Lowndes. ...
Margaret Lumsden (11/10/08)
DEXTER -- Margaret Lumsden, 89, died Nov. 9, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Bob Walker (11/10/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Robert C. "Bob" Walker, 83, died at 2:20 p.m. Nov. 9, 2008, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Tommy Donley (11/10/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico for Tommy Donley, 52, who died on Nov. 5, 2008, were: Kimberly Cato-Smith, Dale Cato, Jerry Vishy, Kelly Cato and David Powers.
Virgie Allen (11/10/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Virgie M. Allen, 82, who died on Nov. 5, 2008, were: Carlos Ortega, Ethan Allen, Richard Manning, Brett Allen, Jeff Montgomery and Mark Gromer.
Dortha Brown (11/10/08)
SIKESTON -- Dortha B. Brown, 79, died 8:35 a.m. Nov. 10, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
I.B. McNew Sr. (11/09/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Ivan Benton "I.B." McNew Sr., 92, formerly of Morehouse and a resident of the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, died at 3 a.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 7, 1916, in Naylor, to the late William Benton and Rohenia Bass McNew, he moved from St. ...
Mary Slayton (11/09/08)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services held Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Mary L Slayton, who died Nov. 4, 2008, were: Tom King, Truman Medley, Joe Stuckey, Paul Stuckey, Steve Stuckey, Keith Stuckey, and Harold Stuckey.
Roger Wigfall (11/09/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Roger Wigfall, 57, died Nov. 7, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Joseph Ivie (11/09/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joseph Ivie, 73, died at 11:50 p.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Jerry Hahn (11/09/08)
CHAFFEE -- Jerry L. Hahn, 73, died at 2:20 a.m. Nov. 7, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 10, 1935, in Whitewater, to the late Leroy "Jack" and Mary M. Kinder Hahn, he was a retired truck driver, having worked for Koss Construction Co. in Kansas City, and was a member of the Church of God in Delta...
Larry Marvel (11/09/08)
BLOOMFIELD -- Larry Marvel, 63, died Nov. 5, 2008, at his home. Born July 21, 1945, at Crowder, to the late Sherman and Mae Stelle Marvel, he had lived in the Dexter and Bloomfield area most of his life. He was a laborer for Walker Construction, a past member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie and a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Vietnam War...
Marvin DeJournett (11/09/08)
DEXTER -- Marvin DeJournett, 84, died Nov. 7, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born April 30, 1924, near Gray Ridge, to the late Marshall and Mary Annis DeJournett, he had worked in maintenance for General Motors. He had been a resident of Michigan for 30 years before moving back to Dexter in 1982. He was of the Baptist belief...
Gilbert Gilmore (11/07/08)
CHARLESTON -- Gilbert M. Gilmore, 88, died at 6 p.m. Nov. 5, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. He was born Jan. 4, 1920, in East Prairie, to the late L.E. and Johnnie Cardwell Gilmore. Following his service with the U.S. Navy during World War II, he returned to Mississippi County as a licensed mechanical engineer and worked as a marine engineer on the Mississippi River for a number of years. ...
Lois Hughes (11/07/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Lois Hughes, 78, died at 8:33 a.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at her home. Born Nov. 6, 1929, in Marktree, Ark., to the late Edgar and Lydia Sorters Powell, she was a homemaker. She was married to Thomas Hughes in the year 1952 in Piggott, Ark., and he preceded her in death on June 1, 1989...
Tommy Donley (11/07/08)
ST. LOUIS -- Tommy Donley, 52, died Nov. 5, 2008, at the Beauvais Nursing Home in St. Louis. Born May 18, 1956, in St. Louis, the son of the late Edison Donley and Norma Almedia Eichhorn, he had lived in the Pevely and St. Louis area most of his life...
Ann Evans (11/07/08)
ORAN -- Ethel Lee "Ann" Evans, 67, died at 3:20 p.m. Nov. 5, 2008, at her home. Born Jan. 11, 1941, in Fayette County, Ala., to the late Bersie Lee and Clara May Tucker Tidwell, she was a homemaker and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Sikeston...
Virgie M. Allen (11/07/08)
CORINTH, Miss. -- Virgie M. Allen, 82, formerly of Dexter, Mo., and Malden, Mo., died Nov. 5, 2008, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Born March 29, 1926, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of the late Ernest Eugene Singleton and Addie Oevia Mason Gromer, she moved to Mississippi five years ago. She retired from Swifts Poultry Plant in 1970 and was of the United Pentecostal belief...
Oma White (11/07/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Oma L. White, 85, who died Nov. 3, 2008, were: Paul White, Glen Cross, Michael White, Paul Setlars, Bill Stringer and Tyler Kelly. Honorary pallbearer was Garrett Setlars...
I.B. McNew (11/07/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Ivan B. "I.B." McNew, 92, died Nov. 7, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Wilma VanPool (11/07/08)
DEXTER -- Wilma Courter VanPool, 81, died Nov. 8, 2008, at Bloomfield. Born June 3, 1927, in Datlo, Ark., daughter of the late Dan and Willa Segraues Courter, she was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ. She was first married to Charles Everett Pruitt, who preceded her in death. On Feb. 21, 1953, in Piggott, Ark., she married George Clifton "Bud" VanPool, who preceded her in death on July 29, 1992...
Jack Pace (11/07/08)
ABBEVILLE, S.C. -- Jack Monroe Pace, 57, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Oct. 25, 2008, in Abbeville. Born July 10, 1951, in Alexander County, Ill., to the late John Monroe and Florence Elizabeth Weakley Pace, he had lived most of his life in the Mississippi County, Mo., area where he was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Charleston...
Alvera Hendrix (11/07/08)
DUDLEY -- Alvera Hendrix, 81, died Nov. 5, 2008, at Poplar Bluff. Born Oct. 2, 1927, at Holcomb, daughter of the late Buell and Nona Stacy Drope, he was a member of the Mt. Powerhouse Church in Poplar Bluff and the former owner of Dudley Pool and Tarps...
Anna Hodges (11/07/08)
CHARLESTON -- Anna Sue Hodges, 83, died at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 6, 2008, at the Bertrand Retirement Home. Born May 31, 1925, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Robert E. and Rose Phelps Davis, she had lived in Mississippi County her entire life. She attended Southeast Missouri State University and taught several years in Charleston rural schools prior to her employment with the Missouri Division of Family Services in East Prairie where she was a caseworker for 25 years retiring in 1987. ...
Robert Scherer (11/06/08)
DEXTER -- Robert L. Scherer, 75, died Nov. 4, 2008, at his home. Born Aug. 3, 1933, at Heagy, to the late Fred Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Sanders Scherer, he was a retired farmer and veteran of the U.S. Air Force. A 1951 graduate of Bell City High School, he was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, the Knights of Columbus and the Bell City Rotary Club...
William Forrester (11/06/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- William Henon Foster, 75, died Nov. 5, 2008, at the Golden Age Living Center in New Madrid. Born Sept. 15, 1933, in New Madrid County, to the late Delmar R. and Thelmer Fisher Forrester, he was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War...
Gilbert Gilmore (11/06/08)
CHARLESTON -- Gilbert Gilmore, 88, died Nov. 5, 2008, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Anna Hodges (11/06/08)
CHARLESTON -- Anna Sue Davis Hodges, 83, died Nov. 6, 2008, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Wilma VanPool (11/06/08)
DEXTER -- Wilma VanPool, 81, died Nov. 5, 2008, at her son's home in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Mary Slayton (11/06/08)
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Mary L. Abbott Slayton, formerly of Sikeston, Mo. died Nov. 4, 2008 at her daughter's home in Rockford. Born in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of the late James Milo and Pairlee Robinson Abbott, she was a member of Smith Avenue Church of God and had retired from Wal-Mart after 18 years of service...
Jearl Lawrence (11/06/08)
LILBOURN -- Jearl Lee Lawrence, 66, died Nov. 3, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 15, 1942, in Appleton, Ark., to the late Mort and Opal Lawrence. On Feb. 16, 1968, in Lilbourn, he married Sue Tindle, and she survives of the home...
Oma L. White (11/06/08)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Oma L. White, 85, formerly of Dudley, died at 10:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 14, 1923, in Broseley, daughter of the late Jack and Ruth Carroll Roe, she had lived in the Dudley area most of her life where she was a homemaker and a member of the Dudley Community Church...
Ann Evans (11/06/08)
ORAN -- Ethel Lee "Ann" Evans, 67, died Nov. 5, 2008, at her home. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Louis Wiggins (11/05/08)
SIKESTON -- Louis Thomas "L.T." Wiggins, 71, died Oct. 29, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 27, 1937, in Osceola, Ark., to the late Pruitt and Florida Leonard Wiggins, he had lived in Missouri for more than 63 years. ...
Martha Rolan (11/05/08)
CHARLESTON -- Martha Emma Gunter Rolan, 76, formerly of East Prairie, died at 5:35 p.m. Nov. 3, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 31, 1932, in Birdspoint, to the late Harvey Edward and Nancy J. Stewart Gunter, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County...
Johnny Lishman (11/05/08)
CHARLESTON -- Johnny Ray "Cotton Chopper" Lishman, 65, died at 2:40 a.m. Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 9, 1943, in Carroll County, Miss., to the late Wheeler and Minnie Lou Blakely Lishman, he had lived in Mississippi for 55 years, before living the past 10 years in Charleston. He was a retired truck driver and had worked for the Hankins Lumber Company at Grenada, Miss., for 37 years. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church in Duck Hill, Miss...
Lois Hughes (11/05/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Lois Hughes, 78, died at 8:33 a.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at her home. Born Nov. 6, 1929, in Marktree, Ark., to the late Edgar and Lydia Sorters Powell, she was a homemaker. She was married to Thomas Hughes in the year 1952 in Piggott, Ark., and he preceded her in death on June 1, 1989...
Jearl Lawrence (11/05/08)
LILBOURN - Jearl Lee Lawrence, 66, died Nov. 3, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 15, 1942, in Appleton, Ark., to the late Mort and Opal Bramlett Tindle. On Feb. 16, 1968, in Lilbourn, he married Sue Lawrence, who survives of the home...
Timothy Jones (11/05/08)
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- Timothy Shay Jones, 28, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Nov. 1, 2008, at Fort Walton Beach. Born Dec. 18, 1979, in Sikeston, son of Lenny C. and Brenda Kay Graham Hawkins of Bloomfield, Mo., he worked as a deck hand on oil rigs...
James Lawson (11/04/08)
DEXTER -- James William Lawson, 67, died Nov. 2, 2008, at Dexter. Born April 9, 1941, at Essex, to the late James Elijah and Hattie Alberson Lawson, he was a committee man for Ford Motor Company in Ypsilanti, Mich.; where he served as a Union representative. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War...
David Pepple (11/04/08)
CHAFFEE -- David Pepple, 76, died at 3:40 a.m. Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 6, 1932, at Bernie, to the late David K. and Dessie M. Holt Pepple, he retired as an engineer from Burlington Northern Railway in Chaffee. He served as an electronics instructor in the Air Force and was a member of First Untied Methodist Church in Chaffee. He was an adult Sunday school teacher for many years and a member of the Scott City Promise Keepers...
Larry Joe Reno (11/04/08)
NEW MADRID -- Larry Joe Reno, 53, died Nov. 2, 2008, at his home. Born July 30, 1955, in Marston, he was the son of the late Ivan Joseph and Annie Dunn Reno. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ivan Leslie Reno and Bobby Ray Reno; and one sister, Sharon Kay Ren o...
Martha Rolan (11/04/08)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Martha E. Rolan, 76, died at 5:33 p.m. Nov. 3, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Linda Hill (11/04/08)
CLARKTON -- Linda Hope Hill, 45, died Nov. 2, 2008, in Campbell. Born Sept. 26, 1963, at Kennett, daughter of the late Bill and Glenda Crawford Cunningham, she was a member of the Church of Christ On April 21, 1978, at Bernie, she married Terry Hill Sr., who survives of the home in Clarkton...
Gary Lathum (11/03/08)
SIKESTON -- Carl Gary Lathum, 66, died Nov. 1, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. He was born Oct. 4, 1942, the son of Maxine Daugherty Lathum of Sikeston and the late Ezra Lathum, formerly of Matthews. On May 15, 1962, he married Sharon Wright of Oran, from that union, two sons were born, Gary Lathum II and Gregry Lathum...
Nellie A. Wampler (11/03/08)
COLONA, Ill. -- Nellie A. Wampler, 87, formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., died Oct. 30, 2008, at Silvis. Born Feb. 10. 1921, at Puxico, Mo., to the late Walter and Armitte Wren Shurm, she had lived in Colona for the past several years. In August 1939, she married George Pruett who preceded her in death on April 5, 1951. On March 24, 1958, she married Clinton Wampler and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1978...
Johnny Lishman (11/03/08)
BERTRAND -- Johnny Ray Lishman, 65, died at 2:40 a.m. Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Billy Williamson (11/03/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter for Billy D. Williamson, 76, who died Oct. 30, 2008, were: Tyler Sloan, Todd Sloan, Trey Sloan, Jake Williamson, Erik Rodgers, Zach Rodgers and Kyle Rodgers...
Stella Mullin (11/03/08)
SIKESTON -- Stella Isabell Mullin, 93, died Nov. 1, 2008, at her home. Born Dec. 31, 1914, at Rossville, Ga., to the late Larkin A. and Anna Werfield Brown, she was a member of the Little Vine Baptist Church. On Oct. 12, 1932, she married Lee Roy Mullin and they were married 60 years. He preceded her in death on Sept. 28, 1992...
Charles Rogers (11/03/08)
LOWNDES -- Charles Jerome Rogers, 68, died Oct. 31, 2008, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 13, 1940, in Esty, Mich., to the late Charles E. and Romaine Goodrich Rogers, he moved to Southeast Missouri in 1944 and had lived most of his life in Stoddard and Wayne counties. He was a member of the Community Church of Christ near Lowndes...
Bill Long (11/03/08)
LEBANON -- William H. "Bill" Long, 84, formerly of Lilbourn, died Oct. 30, 2008, at Lebanon. Born Oct. 22, 1924, at Elbridge, Tenn., to the late William Harden and Pearl Bailey Long, he had been employed at Anheuser Busch in St. Louis and was of the Methodist belief...
David Pepple (11/03/08)
CHAFFEE -- David Pepple, 76, died Nov. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Lois Hughes (11/03/08)
MOREHOUSE -- Lois Hughes, 78, died Nov. 1, 2008, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Regina Anderson (11/03/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at Saint Francis Xavier Church for Regina Anderson, 88, who died on Oct. 30, 2008, were: Mike Todt, Dan Todt, Eddie Todt, John Schlitt, Greg Todt and Bill Lewis. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements...
Paul Culbertson (11/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Paul David Culbertson, 87, died at 6 a.m. Oct. 31, 2008, at his home. Born Sept. 9, 1921, in Sikeston, to the late General Earl and Elizabeth Anna Johnson Culbertson, he had worked at the Coca Cola Bottling Company and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II. He was a member of Trinity Chapel and a former member of the American Legion, Sikeston Jaycees and the Teamsters Union...
Regina Anderson (11/02/08)
SIKESTON -- Regina Frances Anderson, 88, died Oct. 30, 2008, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 31, 1919, in Harvel, Ill., to the late John Theodore and Bertha Frances Hoehn Todt, she was a housewife, a Sikeston Senior High School secretary for 22 years and a secretary for Case International Harvester Implement Co. ...
Jerald Hodges (11/02/08)
LEESBURG, Fla. -- Jerald S. Hodges, 76, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at Lake Harris Health Center in Leesburg. Born to the late John and Irene Hodges, he was was originally from Sikeston, Mo. A member of Providence Baptist Church in Kevil, Ky., Jerald was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Jerald farmed in the Sikeston area and later worked as a parts manager for a farm implement company in California. He retired in 1998 to Kevil. The last three years of his life were spent in The Villages...