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Obituaries from April 2012

Becky Goodman (04/30/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Rebecca "Becky" Goodman, 56, died April 29, 2012, at Heritage Garden in Portageville. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. A.R. Gentry will officiate. Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery...
Bobie Lee Beck (04/30/12)
BERNIE -- Bobie Lee Beck, 68, died April 27, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 15, 1943, in Flint, Mich., to the late, Robert Lee Beck and Ruby Ramsey Beck, he was a factory worker for many years. Survivors include: one son, Randell Beck and his companion, Misty Reynolds of Dexter; two daughters and sons-in-law, Renea and Ron DeProw of Dexter and Tina and Craig Taylor of Spring, Texas; two brothers, Timothy Dale Beck of Bernie and Roger Beck of Arnold; and eight grandchildren.. ...
Corky Raines (04/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Richard Allen "Corky" Raines, 69, died at 4:44 p.m. April 27, 2012, in the emergency room at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 2, 1942, in Sikeston, to the late Cordie and Evelyn Ryan Raines, he had worked as a crew leader at Anchor Toy and later as a crew leader at Scott County Milling Company. He was a member of the Canalou Baptist Church...
Lois Powers (04/30/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lois Powers, 89, died at 5:30 p.m. April 27, 2012, at her home. Born Nov. 1, 1922, in Louisville, Miss., to the late James Daniel and Eddie Jerrigan Eaves, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life where she attended the St. James General Baptist Church...
Lois Powers (04/29/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lois Powers, 89, died April 27, 2012, at her home. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Monday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie with David Dowdy and Walter Bryars officiating. Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery...
Cherie Lloyd (04/29/12)
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Cherie Gale Mitchell-Lloyd, 55, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 27, 2012, at Providence NE Hospital in Columbia. She was born Feb. 13, 1957, in Sikeston, Mo., to Anna Blackburn Mitchell of Sikeston and the late W.J. Mitchell. She was a 1975 graduate of Sikeston High School, a member of First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston and had worked as a surgery technician at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She worked as a realtor and attended Shandon Baptist Church in Columbia...
Regina Dirnberger (04/29/12)
NEW HAMBURG -- Regina Magdalen Dirnberger, 98, died April 27, 2012, at Jackson Manor in Jackson. She was born Nov. 9, 1913, at Benton, to the late Henry and Regina Scherer Compas. She and her husband farmed in the New Hamburg area and she was employed at Holiday Inn in Cape Girardeau as a housekeeper from 1966 until 1980. She raised flowers and decorated the alters at St. Lawrence Catholic Church for 25 years...
Marjorie Presson (04/29/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Marjorie Ruth Presson, 90, died at 3:40 p.m. April 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born July 19, 1921, in Goss, she was the daughter of the late Goldie Mae Huntly and Harry George Horton. She had lived in St. Louis and was the secretary at the A.J. Martin School in East Prairie for several years...
Jim Harris Sr. (04/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Jim "Jump Sharp" Harris Sr., 85, formerly of Haywood City, died April 25, 2012, at the St. Sophia Health and Rehabilitation Center in Florissant. Born Aug. 31, 1926, in Sunflower, Miss., to the late Johnnie and Molly White Harris, he was self-employed and since 1962 had lived in Missouri where he was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Calvin Rigney (04/27/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Calvin Roy Rigney, 48, died April 24, 2012, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 14, 1963, in Wyatt, to Samuel Riggens of Charleston and the late Margie McCain Riggens, he was a 1982 graduate of Charleston High School and received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1989. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Powerhouse Church in Poplar Bluff...
Dolan Jarnagin (04/27/12)
LITCHFIELD, Ill. -- Dolan Jarnagin, 80, formerly of Marston, Mo., died April 24, 2011, in Litchfield. Born March 24, 1932, in Clarksville, Ark., to the late Robert James and Mary Compton Jarnagin, he had retired from Noranda Aluminum. He had served in the National Guard and the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Evergreen Baptist Church...
Mary Jane McLain (04/27/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Mary Jane McLain, 77, formerly of East Prairie, died March 23, 2012. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.
Lester Gramlisch (04/27/12)
CHAFFEE -- Lester "Pooge" Gramlisch, 78, died April 25, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Dec. 23, 1933, in Chaffee, to the late John and Mary Annie Sadler Gramlisch, he was a retired self-employed bricklayer and had served in the U.S. Navy...
Marjorie Presson (04/27/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Marjorie R. Presson, 90, died at 3:40 p.m. April 26, 2012, in the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Della Wooten (04/26/12)
ESSEX -- Della Wooten, 68, died April 24, 2012, at her home near Essex. Born Nov. 2, 1943, at Wilson, Ark., to the late T.B. and Willie Mae Kelly Walker, she was a homemaker. On Dec. 31, 1959, at Hayti, she married Dale E. Wooten, and he survives of the home near Essex...
Ruby Inman (04/26/12)
DESLOGE -- Ruby Florence Inman, 86, died April 24, 2012, at National Health Care in DesLoge. Born March 2, 1926, in Conran, she was the daughter of the late Dellar Howell Curtis and Elbert Andrew Curtis. On Oct. 5, 1953, in Southeast Missouri, she married Levoyd Robert Inman, and he preceded her in death...
Dolan Jarnagin (04/26/12)
LITCHFIELD, Ill. -- Dolan Jarnagin, 80, died April 24, 2012, at Litchfield. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, Mo.
Mark Ramsey (04/26/12)
BELL CITY -- Mark Randall Ramsey, 50, died April 24, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 6, 1961, in Sikeston, to Shirley Mitchem Ramsey of Mountain View, Ark., and the late Vernis Ramsey, he was a custodian for Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff. On Sept. 18, 2010, in Oran, he married Roberta "Robyn" Allen, who survives of the home...
Vane Lindsay (04/26/12)
CRESTON -- Vane Lamar Lindsay, 68, died April 20, 2012, at his home in Creston. Born Jan. 3, 1944, in Poplar Bluff, son of Helen P. Williams Lindsay of Creston and the late J. Myrl Lindsay, he graduated from Bernie High School and then graduated with a degree in sociology from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark., followed by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis with an Associate of Art in mortuary science. ...
Allean Triplett (04/25/12)
ESSEX -- Allean Triplett, 96, died April 23, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Feb. 20, 1916, in Bernie, to the late Amiel and Ellen Eaton Hunt, she had lived in Essex most of her life. She was a member of the South Pleasant Valley General Baptist Church near Dexter and of the Eastern Star...
Pearl Hicks (04/25/12)
LILBOURN -- Pearl Hicks, 62, died April 18, 2012, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in Des Peres. Born Dec. 27, 1949, in Catron, to the late Jettie B. and Margaret McCorkle Rowe, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Howardville where she had served as secretary/treasurer. She was employed as a teacher with New Madrid County Schools before retiring in 2006...
Ruby Inman (04/25/12)
CONRAN -- Ruby Inman, 86, died April 24, 2012, at National Health Care in DesLoge. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Mark Ramsey (04/25/12)
BELL CITY -- Mark Ramsey, 50, died April 24, 2012 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
John Sawin (04/25/12)
SIKESTON -- John Sawin, 55, died April 23, 2012, at his home in Sikeston. Born April 13, 1957, in Chicago, to the late Newton and Helen Perach Sawin, he had been a construction worker. On July 22, 1989, in Hickory Hills, Ill., he married Gail Burton, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 18, 2012...
Glenna May (04/25/12)
MORLEY -- Glenna Dene May, 76, of Morley departed this Earth April 24, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 17, 1935, in Corning, Ark., daughter of Chester and Pearl Wampler Hudson. On July 17, 1954, in Ann Arbor, Mich., she married Ron Pulliam. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1974. On Jan. 6, 1996, she and her high school sweetheart, Jerry May, were married and spent 16 wonderful years together...
Michael Walker (04/25/12)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Michael Charles Walker Sr., 61, formerly of Bell City, died April 5, 2012, at Kansas City Hospice in Kansas City. Born Dec. 14, 1950, in Bell City, he was the son of the late Curtis and Mary Walker Sr. He is survived by: his wife, Betty J. ...
Kenneth Mills (04/25/12)
PIEDMONT -- Kenneth Dwayne Mills, 69, died April 22, 2012, surrounded by his wife, daughter and mother at his home in Piedmont. Born Feb. 6, 1943, in Sikeston, son of Georgia Ritchie Mills of Sikeston and the late Kenneth Mills, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during the Vietnam War, and worked in sales and marketing for CITGO Petroleum before retiring...
Vyron Yount (04/24/12)
a CHAFFEE -- Vyron Glynn Yount, 86, died April 23, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 27, 1925, in Chaffee, to the late Marshall Leslie and Bulah Margaret Huffman Yount, he was a pastor for 12 years at First Christian Church in Chaffee before retiring at the end of February. ...
Genevia Langston (04/24/12)
PUXICO -- Genevia A. Langston, 87, died April 22, 2012, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born April 29, 1924, in Puxico, to the late Don and Lelia Marie Doublin Douglas, she had lived all her life in Puxico where she was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
James Sams (04/24/12)
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. -- James Allen Sams, 74, formerly of Wyatt, Mo., died April 18, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 15, 1938, in Wyatt, to the late Hershell and Margaret Fields Sams, he served in the Air Force from January 1956 to December 1959. In 1960, he married Margaret Scoggins who survives of the home...
Violet Glastetter (04/24/12)
ORAN -- Violet Glastetter, 89, died April 22, 2012, at her home. Born Aug. 22, 1922, in Oran, to the late Adam and Anna Eftink Hooker, she was a retired machine operator for International Hat Factory in Oran. She was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, St. Ann Sodality, Morley V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary 5368, Chaffee American Legion Ladies Auxiliary 389 and Ladies K.C. Ettes Council 4311...
Loretta Bom (04/24/12)
BENTON -- Loretta Jean Bom, 71, died April 22, 2012, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 12, 1941, in Tulare, Calif., to Andrew and Vera Davis Shively, she was a seamstress for Columbia Sportswear and Thorngate. On Feb. 14, 1954, in East Prairie, she married Robert D. Bom who survives...
Edsel Lindsey (04/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Edsel Ford Lindsey, 81, died April 22, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born April 14, 1931, in Sikeston, he was the son of the late Kelly Lindsey and Adine Price Creager. He is survived by: one brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Bonnie Lindsey of Sikeston; one sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Albert Pruitt of Knoxville, Tenn.; and his uncle and aunt, Grover and Pearl Lindsey of Sikeston...
Helen Nimmo (04/24/12)
BENTON, Ky. -- Helen Marie Nimmo, 92, died at 11:22 a.m. April 22, 2012, at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield. Born Aug. 8, 1919, in Commerce, Mo., to the late Will and Alta Smith Hawkins, she was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and of Murray State University. ...
Trudy Johnson (04/24/12)
FREEMONT, Calif. - Trudy Johnson, 62, died April 13, 2012. Born on March 7, 1950, in Missouri, she was a resident of Fremont for over 30 years and for the last two years resided in Lathrop, Calif. Survivors include: her former husband, Dennis Johnson, two sons, Eddy Johnson and Mike Johnson; four brothers, Joseph Stewart, George Stewart, Harry Stewart and Larry Stewart; and three daughters, Peggy Woods, Doris Irwin and Pansy Ward...
Alma Nicholas (04/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Alma Corlew Nicholas, age 102, of Sikeston, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at her home. She was born Jan. 23, 1910, in Essex, to the late Franklin and Susan Wamble Corlew, and was a member of the Sikeston First Church of the Nazarene. She worked for the International Shoe Company and Sikeston Public Schools Matthews cafeteria until her retirement...
Sandra McCulley (04/23/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sandra Kay McCulley, 52, died April 20, 2012, at her home. Born April 3, 1960, in Hayti, she was the daughter of Virgie Pauline House Carnell of Portageville and the late D.C. Carnell. On July 5, 1975, in Chaffee, she married Steven L. McCulley who survives of the home...
Julia Beeler (04/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Julia Beeler, 83, died April 20, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born March 26, 1929, in Bentonville, Ark. On Aug. 20, 1976, she married Thomas Carl Beeler who survives of the home. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one son, Billy Joe Warren, one brother, Jack Langston, and one sister, Edith Langston...
Mary Lou Kinder (04/23/12)
ESSEX -- Mary Lou Kinder, 83, died April 21, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 29, 1928, in Advance, to the late Eugene and Mary Cato Walker, she was a former employee of Dexter Memorial Hospital in Dexter for 27 years and affiliated with the St. Joe General Baptist Church. She was a member of the Dexter Eastern Star, Ladies Auxiliary and Dexter Elks Lodge...
Laura Stroder (04/23/12)
DEXTER -- Laura Dianne Stroder, 44, died April 19, 2012, at her home. Born May 16, 1967, in Bloomfield, daughter of Doyle W. Eubanks of Bloomfield and Kathy M. Cantrell Eubanks of Dexter, she was employed by the Southeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging in Cape Girardeau...
Ranee Powell (04/23/12)
DEXTER -- Cynthia Ranee Powell, 52, died April 21, 2012, at her home. Born March 23, 1960, at Dexter, daughter of Mary Gromer Kinder of Dexter and the late Bobby J. Powell, she was a former beautician in the Poplar Bluff area and a member of Faith Fellowship Church of Dexter...
Edsel Lindsey (04/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Edsel Lindsey, 81, died April 22, 2012, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Kenneth Mills (04/23/12)
PIEDMONT -- Kenneth Mills, 69, died April 22, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
John Sawin (04/23/12)
SIKESTON -- John Sawin, 53, died April 23, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ruby Yeats (04/22/12)
RISCO -- Ruby Jane Yeats, 84, died April 18, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 18, 1928, in Dawson, Ga., to the late Frank G. and Cassie Mae Wigington Matthews, she was a member of the Pleasantview General Baptist Church in Risco...
Wilma Craft (04/22/12)
ESSEX -- Wilma Jean Craft, 75, died April 9, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 26, 1936, in Crump, to the late Emery and Beulah Kynion Stroder, she was a homemaker, had worked at the International Hat Factory and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Essex...
Tyson Creasy (04/22/12)
COLUMBIA -- Tyson River Creasy, the son of Jeff and Tori Jones Creasy, was stillborn on March 28, 2012, at Boone County Hospital in Columbia. In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Johnny and Tammy Jones of New Madrid; paternal grandmother, Tanzy Tucker Creasy of Portageville; maternal great-grandmother, Mary Clark of New Madrid; paternal great-grandmother,...
Julia Beeler (04/22/12)
SIKESTON -- Julia Beeler, 74, died April 20, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
William Pogue Jr. (04/22/12)
PUXICO -- William Eli Pogue Jr., 77, died April 19, 2012, at his daughter's home in Cape Girardeau. Born June 24, 1934, in Osceola, Ark., to the late William Eli and Wilma Sweat Pogue Sr., he served as the principal at Puxico High School and at Mingo. ...
Helen Zuck (04/22/12)
DEXTER -- Helen Beatress Zuck, 82, died April 20, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born July 4, 1929, in Parma, to the late Benjamin Thomas and Eva May Schumpert Sanders, she had grown up in Parma and had lived the past 20 years in Dexter. She was employed by Kneibert Clinic as a janitor and was a member of the Faith Fellowship Bible Way Church in Dexter...
Sandra McCulley (04/22/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sandra Kay McCulley, 53, died April 20, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Cynthia Ray (04/20/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Cynthia L. Ray, 64, died at 1:20 p.m. April 18, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 6, 1948, in Fort Dix, N.J., to the late Daniel and Lillian Bleau Armstrong, she lived in California for several years where she worked as a secretary for a wholesale produce company and was a manager for Prunedale Chevron before moving to Olive Branch. She was a member of the Christian Biblical Church of God in Harrisburg...
John Robertson (04/20/12)
SIKESTON -- John C. Robertson, 65, died April 19, 2012, at his home. Born April 3, 1947, in Summerfield, N.C., son of the late Norman Cleveland and Mable Howerton Robertson, he had lived in Florida, before moving to Bloomfield and then to Sikeston where he lived the past five years. He had worked in management for Stanley Steamer and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Chester Thomas (04/20/12)
NEW MADRID -- Chester Thomas, 66, died April 17, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 17, 1945, in Fort Gordon, Ga., he was the son of the late Wilma Goodman Thomas and Chester Lee Thomas. On July 30, 2000, in Holts Summit, he married Brenda Kingston who survives of the home...
Deborah Gammons (04/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Deborah Ann Gammons, 59, formerly of East Prairie, died at 8:25 p.m. April 16, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 8, 1953, in East Prairie, to the late Marshall Glenn and Erma Lee Hubbard Loflin, she had lived in Sikeston for the past 15 years...
Chester Thomas (04/19/12)
NEW MADRID -- Chester Thomas, 66, died April 17, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 17, 1945, in Fort Gordon, Ga., he was the son of the late Wilma Goodman Thomas and Chester Lee Thomas. On July 30, 20222, in Holts Summit, he married Brenda Kingston who survives of the home...
Mary Jane McLain (04/19/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. April 28 at the East Prairie Cemetery for Mary Jane McLain, 77, who died on March 23, 2012, in Fenton.
Marilyn Dorsey (04/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Marilyn G. Dorsey, 55, died April 17, 2012, at her home. Born Dec. 8, 1956, in Shelby, Miss., to the late James and Ruby Mae Mercer Dorsey, she was the owner of Toyland Day and Night Care and a foster parent for the state of Missouri. She was a member of Sikeston Disco Riders M.C. Club and of the Baptist belief...
Leon Rushing (04/19/12)
DORENA -- Leon Rushing, 63, died at 1:45 p.m. at his home in the Dorena community near East Prairie. Born Jan. 25, 1949 in Tiptonville, Tenn., to the late Edgar and Annie Myrtle Maynard Rushing, he lived in Dorena most of his life where he worked for Bryant Farms. He was a member of the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Ruby Yeats (04/19/12)
RISCO -- Ruby Yeats, 84, died April 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Cynthia Ray (04/19/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Cynthia L. Ray, 64, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 18, 2012, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo.
Leon Rushing (04/18/12)
DORENA - Leon Rushing, 63, died April 17, 2012, at his residence in Dorena. Shelby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Karen Susie Tidwell (04/18/12)
ORAN -- Karen Susie Tidwell, 65, died April 17, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 7, 1946 in Sikeston, to the late Ralph and Mildred Greer Sturgeon, she had been employed as a nurses aide and activities director at Shuffits Nursing Home...
A.C. Lay (04/18/12)
DEXTER -- A.C. Lay, 87, died April 16, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 4, 1924, in Bell City, to the late Albert Charles and Mabel Clara Ramsey Lay, he was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Dexter. He had worked in several factories in Dexter and was a former employee of the First Baptist Church in Dexter...
Chester Thomas (04/18/12)
NEW MADRID -- Chester Thomas, 66, died April 17, 2012, at his home in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Margie Worley (04/18/12)
DONIPHAN -- Margie Worley, 89, died April 17, 2012, at her home near Doniphan. Born Nov. 28, 1922, in Como, to the late Charles Clinton and Lola Blanch Taylor Boyt, she had lived most of her life in Stoddard County before moving to Doniphan three years ago. She was a member of the Grandin Full Gospel Holiness Church in Grandin where she served as a board member. She had worked at Elder Manufacturing and at area nursing homes...
Belinda Gilmore (04/18/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Belinda L. Gilmore, 50, died April 14, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 15, 1962, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of Willie and Myrtle Shaw, she was a 1980 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School and a former employee of Nordyne in Poplar Bluff and the Butler County Health Department. She was a member of the Lively Stone Church of God in Poplar Bluff...
Carrie Hale (04/17/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carrie Ann Roberds Hale, 92, died at 7:45 p.m. April 15, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Jan. 18, 1920, in the Tipp community of Woodruff County, Ark., to the late Tom and Johnnie Sasser Roberds, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County farming with her husband. She worked as a beautician and a certified nursing assistant and volunteered at the East Prairie Nutrition Center. She was a member of the Nelson United Methodist Church in East Prairie...
Clara Murphy (04/17/12)
NEW MADRID -- Clara Jeanne Clark Murphy was born on April 30, 1932, and passed away on the morning of April 16, 2012. On June 17, 1950, she married Gus Murphy Jr., and together they had six children. She was preceded in death by Gus and five of her children: Annette, Lynette, Tony, Mark and Amy...
Susie Tidwell (04/17/12)
ORAN -- Karen "Susie" Tidwell, 65, died April 17, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Daniel Johnson (04/17/12)
WYATT -- Daniel Lee Johnson, 60, died April 13, 2012, at his home. Born Aug. 2, 1951, in Matthews, to Don and Kay Francis Seymour Johnson of Morley, he was a 1970 graduate of Scott County Central and received an Associates Degree in computer science at Metro Business College. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of Cornerstone Church in Bertrand...
Emma Niehaus (04/17/12)
DEXTER -- Emma Mae Niehaus, 90, died April 15, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Feb. 13, 1922, in Bernie, to the late Edward and Velma Crain Fritts, she was a housewife and had worked at Medler's Cleaners in Dexter. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter...
A.C. Lay (04/17/12)
DEXTER -- A.C. Lay died April 16, 2012, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Deborah Gammons (04/17/12)
SIKESTON -- Deborah Gammons, 59, died at 7:25 p.m. April 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bettie Rowland (04/17/12)
DEXTER -- Bettie Rowland, 93, died April 15, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Care Facility in Dexter. Born Sept. 9, 1918, at Sikeston, to the late Edward W. and Olive Taylor Bean, she was a seamstress for Elder Manufacturing and a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter...
Mary Jane McLain (04/17/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the East Prairie Cemetery for Mary Jane McLain, 77, who died on March 23, 2012, in Fenton.
Greg Gary Jr. (04/16/12)
TACOMA, Wash. -- Gregory Jerome Gary Jr., 27, died unexpectedly April 10, 2012, in Charleston, Mo. Born April 16, 1984, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Wyvonna Robinson Gary and Greg Gary Sr. of Tacoma, he graduated from Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma in 2002 and then earned a degree in computer science from Pierce College...
Pauline Hilton (04/16/12)
CABOT, Ark. -- Pauline Sanders Hilton, 91, died April 14, 2012, at the Cabot Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born May 5, 1920, in Micola, Mo., to the late William and Nora Sanders, she lived most of her life in East Prairie, Mo., and worked for Adkison Store and later the IGA Food Store. She was an active member of the Church of Christ in East Prairie until she left in 1997 to live with her daughter in Oxford, Miss...
Carrie Hale (04/16/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carrie A. Hale, 92, died April 15, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby FUneral Home in East Prairie.
Kenneth Cox (04/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth Dunn Cox, 66, died at 8:12 a.m. on March 13, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 15, 1945, in Rector, Ark., son of the late Benjamin Wilbert and Bessie Mae Wilson Cox, he was a route driver for Dr Pepper and a lead man for Martin Sprockett and Gear in Paragould, Ark. ...
Christine Redden (04/15/12)
MARSTON -- Christine Redden, 87, died April 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Sept. 24, 1924, in New Madrid County, she was the daughter of the late Mary Etta Moss and Dewey Samples. On Feb. 4, 1945, in Portageville, she married Lawson redden, who preceded her in death March 5, 2003...
Daniel Johnson (04/15/12)
WYATT -- Daniel Lee Johnson, 60, died April 13, 2012, at his home in Wyatt. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Vickie Jacobs (04/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Vickie Irene McCollom Jacobs, 52, died April 12, 2012, at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 16, 1959, in Mississippi County, to the late Charles and Lola Mae Pemberton McCollom, she had lived in Sikeston most of her life. She had been employed with Peck Enterprises and was of the Baptist belief...
Robert Edwards (04/15/12)
ESSEX -- Robert Lee Edwards, 79, died April 12, 2012, at his home. Born June 21, 1932, in Canalou, to the late Lewis Lee and Daisy Ann Baker Edwards, he had lived in Essex most of his life and was of the Pentecostal belief. On Nov. 25, 1950, in Essex, he married Dorothy Lee Gromer who survives of the home...
PeeWee Schaefer (04/15/12)
DEXTER -- Richard Lee "PeeWee" Schaefer, 61, died April 12, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born June 16, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Red and Thelma Schaefer, he lived in the Cape Girardeau area most of his life where he was a member of the Cape Eagles Aerie...
Colie Sullivan (04/13/12)
WICKLIFFE, Ky. -- Colie Chandler Sullivan, 76, died at 12:04 p.m. April 11, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. Born Sept. 9, 1935, in Wickliffe, to the late Eurbin R. "Sorghum" and Sarah Lou "Johnny" Stovall Sullivan, he was a veteran of the U.S. ...
Maxine Messmer (04/13/12)
KELSO -- Maxine Messmer, 76, died April 11, 2012, at her home. Born April 27, 1935, in Fornfelt, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Bessie Irene Stone Burton. On Feb. 13, 1954, in Kelso, she married Norval Joseph Messmer who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1990...
Theophilus Ferrell (04/13/12)
CLARKSVILLE, Ind. -- Theophilus David Ferrell, newborn son of Daniel and Jodi Avery Ferrell of Clarksville, died April 10, 2012, at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by: maternal grandparents, Mary Fowler and Mike Avery of Scott City, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Glyn and Kim Ferrell of Benton, Mo.; and paternal great-grandmother, Coralie Robertson of Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Robert Edwards (04/13/12)
ESSEX -- Robert Edwards died April 12, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter.
Michelle Bundy (04/13/12)
JACKSON -- Michelle Nicole Bundy, 25, died April 12, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 27, 1986, in Cape Girardeau, she was the daughter of Richard Dewane Bundy of Scott City and Sandra Kay Blankenship Bundy Harris of Fruitland. In addition to her parents, survivors include: a daughter, Addisyn Eubanks of the home; a son, Bentley Lowe of the home; two brothers, Kevin Bundy and Shawn Kaempfer of Fruitland; a sister, Melissa Williams of Scott City; three stepsisters, Cheryl Sturm, Melissa Hartle and Shawna Senn of Scott City; a stepmother, Gloria Bundy of Scott City; a stepfather, James Harris of Fruitland; maternal grandparents, Glenda Avery of Fruitland and Orville Blankenship of Benton; and paternal stepgrandmother, Glenda Newbolds of Thebes, Ill.. ...
Charlotte Huffstutter (04/13/12)
KENNESAW, Ga. -- Charlotte Marie Collins Huffstutter, 81, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died April 6, 2012, in Austell. Born Sept. 7, 1930, in Tiptonville, Tenn., to the late William and Virginia Collins, she was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. After working as a teacher at Bell City and Charleston, she was the school counselor at Hearnes Elementary School until her retirement in May 1990. She also worked part time in adult education programming...
Mary McDonald (04/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ross McDonald, 77, formerly of Haywood City, died April 12, 2012. Born June 2, 1934, in Clarksdale, Miss., to the late Willie and Sally Benford Johnson, she was a former foster parent for the state of Missouri and of the Pentecostal belief...
Vicki Jacobs (04/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Vicki I. McCollom Jacobs, 52, died April 12, 2012, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Barbara Organ (04/12/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Barbara Ione Jackson Organ passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. On April 27, 1936, at Perkins, Barbara was born to the late Joe Louis and Effie Mae Morgan Jackson. She lived her entire life in Mississippi County...
Terry Strickland (04/12/12)
PUXICO -- Terry Glen Strickland, 59, died April 7, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 16, 1952, in Dexter, to the late John Marvin and Mildred Louise Teel Strickland, he had worked as a plumber and a truck driver. Before living the past four years in Puxico, he had lived in Gideon and Clarkton...
Clara Dohogne (04/12/12)
CHAFFEE -- Clara M. Dohogne, 97, died April 10, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 4, 1915, in Commerce, to the late Otto and Elizabeth LeDure Vetter, she was a retired sales clerk and bookkeeper for Dame Lumber Company in Chaffee. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Doyle White (04/12/12)
GIDEON -- Doyle Ernest White, 56, died April 9, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 20, 1956, in Gideon, to the late James Lee and Pauline D. Williams White, he had lived in the Gideon and Malden area all of his life. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Gideon Baptist Church...
Julia Ferrara (04/12/12)
DEXTER -- Julia Ferrara, 90, died April 8, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Oct. 2, 1921, in Powe, to the late Douglas and Nancy Cowan Estes, she was a seamstress at Elders Manufacturing and a member of the Dexter Church of God...
Eve Meador (04/11/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Eve E. Meador, 81, died April 10, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born July 29, 1930, in Steele, she was the daughter of the late Rosa Lee Riddick and Herbert Roscoe Hall. On Sept. 16, 1950, in Truman, Ark., she married William A. Meador, who preceded her in death July 12, 1991...
Mary Bostic (04/11/12)
BLOOMFIElD -- Mary Bostic, 80, died April 9, 2012, at her son's home in Bloomfield. Born July 10, 1931, in Kewanee, daughter of the late Willie and Lillian Henson Cox, she had worked at Elder's Manufacturing in Bloomfield as a presser and attended the Beech Grove General Baptist Church. She spent four years in California and the rest of her life in Bloomfield...
Howard Welches (04/11/12)
PIEDMONT -- The Rev. Howard F. Welches, 87, formerly of Fredericktown and Charleston, died April 9, 2012, in Piedmont. Born Aug. 5, 1924, in Kokomo, Ind., son of the late Howard F. and Elise Anderson Welches, he was a member of the Church of the Nazarene...
Barbara Organ (04/11/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Barbara Jackson Organ, 75, died at 12:49 a.m. April 11, 2012, at her home in East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Ramell Smith (04/11/12)
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Claudia Ramell Smith, 81, died March 23, 2012, at her home. Born July 9, 1930, in No. 8, a small community in Southeast Missouri, to the late William C. and Flossie Clark, she graduated from Kewanee High School in 1949. In 1956, she moved to Portland where she lived until her death...
Richard Evans Sr. (04/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Richard Thomas Evans Sr., 73, died April 10, 2012, at Southeast Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 7, 1938, in Scott County, to the late Elvis and Mary Williams Evans, he retired from the City of Miner Water Department. He served in the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne Division and was of the Baptist belief. He was a former member of the VFW, American Legion Post 333 and the Sikeston Jaycees...
Eloise LaRue (04/11/12)
DEXTER -- Eloise LaRue, 96, died April 9, 2012, at her home in Dexter. Born Jan. 19, 1916, in Frisco, daughter of the late Charles LaRue and Anna Barker LaRue, she was a former receptionist at the YMCA in Pontiac, Mich., former waitress at the Hickory Log Restaurant in Dexter and attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Roger Weems (04/10/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Roger Gene Weems, 54, died at 12:19 p.m. April 9, 2012, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 20, 1957, in Wyatt, to the late William Thomas and Julie Mallie Carlyle Weems, he lived all his life in East Prairie where he was a retired farmer...
Betty Lou Funk (04/09/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty Lou Funk, 88, formerly of Harrisburg, Ark., died at 7:16 a.m. April 6, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born March 25, 1924, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late William Noel and Edith Hankins Spencer Bennett, since 1996 she had lived in East Prairie where she was active in the Mississippi County R.S.V.P. ...
Clarence Hayes Jr. (04/09/12)
PORTAGEVILLE - Clarence Hayes Jr., 87, of the Hayward community near Portageville died April 7, 2012, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Sept. 15, 1924, at Conran, to Clarence and Clara Fields Hayes, he was a veteran of World War II serving in the Navy. Retired from the Ford Motor Co. in Michigan, he was a Faith Assembly of God minister...
Hali Mikhel Rice (04/09/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Hali Mikhel Rice, the 2-year-old daughter of Kevin Rice and Leslie Pattillo of Bloomfield, died April 6, 2012, in the emergency room of Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. She was born March 3, 2010, at St. Louis. In addition to her parents, survivors include: one sister, Havyn Rice of Bloomfield; her paternal grandparents, Carey and Matthew Cossey of Hillsboro and Allen and Jean Rice of Bloomfield; her maternal grandparents, Richard and Stephanie Pattillo of Malden and Lisa and Darrell Tittle of Malden; her paternal great-grandparents, Norene Harvell of St. ...
James Woods (04/08/12)
PUXICO -- James Thomas Woods, 70, died April 4, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 17, 1941, in Shaw, Miss., son of the late J.T. and Virginia Wright Woods, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a pastor and a farmer. In December 1967, in Cleveland, Miss., he married Lucye Brantley who survives of the home...
Albert Henson (04/08/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Albert Donald Henson, 83, formerly of Dexter, died April 4, 2012, at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 11, 1928, in Gideon, son of the late Walter Joseph and Pearl Babbs Henson, he was of the Freewill Baptist belief. On Sept. 2, 1964, he married Sarah Walker who preceded him in death on Jan. 4, 2005...
Betty Lou Funk (04/08/12)
EAST PRAIRIE - Betty Lou Funk, 88, died April 6, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Ruth Carroll (04/06/12)
CHAFFEE -- Ruth Bernice Nations Carroll, 93, died April 4, 2012, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 19, 1919, in Morley, to the late Braxton Edward and Minnie Bell Stanley Nations, she was a member of Broadway Methodist Church in Scott City. She graduated from Morley High School and was a member of the Chaffee V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 3127...
Cora Putnam (04/06/12)
DEXTER -- Cora Mae Putnam, 98, died April 4, 2012, at Central Gardens Residential Care in Dexter. Born May 26, 1913, in Dexter, to the late Charles H. and Myrtle Brown Perry, she was a homemaker, a member of the Pleasant Grove Community Church in Dexter and worked on the Stoddard County Election Board for many years...
Robert Coleman (04/05/12)
MALDEN -- Robert Lee Franklin Coleman Sr., 77, died April 3, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born June 8, 1934, in Portageville, to the late Jesse and Hazel Ruth Pyle Coleman, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden...
Betty Doerschlen (04/05/12)
DEXTER -- Betty Jane Doerschlen, 83, died March 31, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 31, 1928, in Niles, Mich., to the late John and Elsie Fischer, she was a homemaker and had lived in Dexter for 31 years. On April 11, 1955, in Lordsburg, N.M., she married Eddy J. Doerschlen, and he survives of the home...
Bennie Cannon (04/05/12)
NEW MADRID -- Bennie Lee Cannon, 86, died April 1, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born April 10, 1925, in Rose Bud, Ark., to the late James and Suvilla Strickland DuPriest, she was a member of the House of Prayer COGI in Parma. On July 6, 1943, at New Madrid, she married Theodore Cannon, and he preceded her in death...
Arnett Murrell (04/05/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Arnett Mary Murrell, 88, died April 3, 2012, at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born April 30, 1923, in Sikeston, to the the late Arthur and Ruth Terrett Fisher, she was a member of the Eastern Star. On Aug. 10, 1940, in Portageville, she married Grady Odell Murrell Sr. who preceded her in death on April 24, 1995...
Della Miller (04/05/12)
BERTRAND -- Della Rae Davenport Miller, 76, formerly of Charleston, died April 4, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born July 21, 1935, in Harrisburg, Ill., to the late Samuel and Alline Grounds Chase, she had lived most of her life in Charleston...
Shelia Bain (04/05/12)
SIKESTON -- Shelia Bain, 64, died April 3, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Sept. 18, 1947, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Bryan and Elsia Mae Collier Layne, she was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church. She had been employed as a teller and also worked in the loan department at Montgomery Bank for 17 years...
Dianna Heinly (04/05/12)
CHARLESTON -- Dianna Kathleen Vinson Heinly, 53, died at 4:10 a.m. April 1, 2012, at her cousin's home in Charleston. Born Sept. 10, 1958, in Charleston, to the late Lawrence Edward and Mary Loucretia Thurman Vinson, she had lived in Charleston her entire life...
Della Miller (04/04/12)
BERTRAND -- Della R. Miller, 76, formerly of Charleston, died at 1:45 a.m. April 4, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Shelia Bain (04/04/12)
SIKESTON -- Shelia Bain, 64, died April 3, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Mary Emma Ferrell (04/04/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Emma Parks Ferrell, 96, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Miner Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 15, 1915, in Hickman, Ky., to Allie and Margaret (Ridley) Parks Sr., she was a natural caregiver and nurse who devoted much of her life to caring for her family, friends and patients. She was an active and longtime member of the Macon Road Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tenn...
Carriel Deane (04/03/12)
URBANA -- Carriel True Deane, 81, formerly of East Prairie, died April 1, 2012, at the Colonial Springs Healthcare Center in Buffalo. Born July 30, 1930, in East Prairie, to the late Cariel True and Tola Hale True, she had lived in Urbana after moving from St. Louis, where she retired from General American in 1985. She attended the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Hermitage and was a member the Order of the Eastern Star 99 of Hermitage...
Marzella Skelton (04/03/12)
PUXICO -- Marzella Catherine Skelton, 97, died April 1, 2012, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Sept. 14, 1914, in Bridgeport, Okla., daughter of the late John Franklin and Mary Catherine Smith Heldermon, in 1940 she moved to Puxico where she was a member of the Puxico Christian Church for 63 years...
Eugene Hessling Sr. (04/03/12)
DEXTER -- Ralph "Eugene" Hessling Sr., 94, died March 31, 2012, at his home. Born June 30, 1927, at Lilbourn, son of the late Edward and Polly Ann Brockwell Hessling, he was a heavy equipment operator. On Dec. 26, 1936, at New Madrid, he married Freddie Pearl Hessling who preceded him in death on Jan. 26, 2006...
Betty Grissom (04/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Nellie Elizabeth "Betty" Grissom, 79, died April 1, 2012, at her home. Born April 3, 1932, in Sikeston, to the late John William Bizzell and Nettie Elizabeth Tate Grissom, she was of the Methodist belief. On Nov. 17, 1974, at Clarkton, she married Orville Kenneth Grissom who preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 2009...
Terry Craft (04/03/12)
RANDLES -- Terry Martin Craft, 28, died March 29, 2012, in Moberly. Born Jan. 24, 1984, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Bryan Craft of Crump and Donna Jean Hendrickson Craft Vessles of Randles. In addition to his parents, survivors include: his stepmother, Martha Craft, of Crump; his stepfather who raised him, Sherman Vessells of Randles; two brothers, Bryan Craft of Cape Girardeau and George Craft of Crump; one sister, Alysha Vessells of Randles; his grandmothers, Doris Fulton of Jackson and Opal Vessells of Randles; his grandfather, Obie Hendrickson of Morley; and his great-grandmother, Gladys Stoval of Crump.. ...
Arnett Murrell (04/03/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Arnett Murrell, died April 3, 2012, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Wendell Farley (04/02/12)
SIKESTON -- Oliver Wendell Farley, 81, died at 7:10 a.m. March 31, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 1, 1931, in Charleston, to the late Oliver and Edith Cruson Farley, he was a self-employed sign painter and electrical technician and had owned and operated Farley Sign Shop. ...
Bertha Mooney (04/02/12)
BERNIE -- Bertha Mooney, 83, died March 31, 2012, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born July 29, 1928, in Clinton, Ark., to the late Tom and Myrtle Lee Burns Whitworth, she had worked as a cook on river barges and was of the Pentecostal belief...
James Hatton (04/02/12)
GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- James Eric Hatton, 42, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 9:46 p.m. March 30, 2012, at his mother's home. Born Oct. 5, 1969, in Sikeston Mo., to Evelyn Maxine Holmes Woods and the late Billy Ray Hatton, he was a truck driver and had worked for seven years in Iraq...
Carriel Deane (04/02/12)
BUFFLAO -- Carriel L. Deane, 81, formerly of Mississippi County, died April 1, 2012, at the Colonial Springs Nursing Home in Buffalo. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Dianna Heinley (04/02/12)
CHARLESTON -- Dianna Kathleen Vinson Henley, 53, died at 4:10 a.m. April 1, 2012, in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Raymond Blattel (04/01/12)
ORAN -- Raymond B. Blattel, 91, died March 29, 2012, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 14, 1920, in Oran, to the late Martin F. and Mayme Sietman Blattel, he worked as a dispatcher for Ameren UE of Cape Girardeau before retiring. He was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, St. Joseph Sodality and Knights of Columbus Council 4311...
Mary McLain (04/01/12)
FENTON -- Mary Jane McLain, 77, died March 23, 2012, in the Fieser Nursing Center at Fenton. Born Jan. 18, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Elmer and Ethel Douglas, she was a longtime resident of St. Louis. Survivors include: one daughter, Deborah K. O'Brien of St. Louis; one brother, Bobby Douglas of Indianapolis; two sisters, Shirley Doris Turnbow of Sikeston and Deanna Rae Nelson of St. Louis County; one grandson and one great-grandson...
Lorane Blunt (04/01/12)
DEXTER -- Lorane Robert Blunt, 87, died March 30, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Dec. 26, 1924, in Aid, son of the late Henry Blunt and Violet Summers Blunt, he was a carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II...
Dona Eisenbach (04/01/12)
NEWARK, Texas -- Dona Tracy Eisenbach, 61, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 25, 2012, at her home in Newark. Born Aug. 16, 1950, in Sikeston, the daughter of the late Dr. Clarence E. and Clare B. Fishman Eisenbach, she was a minister with Ken Copeland Ministries and an avid horse lover...