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Obituaries from May 2012

Thomas Young (05/31/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Thomas Henry Young, 86, died May 29, 2012, at the Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Born June 28, 1925, in Fredericktown, to the late Samual M. and Grace London Young, he graduated from Randles High School, Cape Business College and later attended Washington University in St. ...
Rachel Bowers (05/31/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Rachel Bowers, 36, died May 27, 2012, at Piedmont. Born May 9, 1976, in Sikeston, to Dolan Ray Uthoff of Dexter and Tamra Lowery Uthoff Nast of Morehouse, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors in addition to her parents include: two sons, Kyle Bowers and Zachary "Zach" Bowers of Dexter; one daughter, Brianna Bowers of Dexter; one brother, Thomas McDonald of Blodgett; two sisters, Mary Huus of Morehouse and Kristy Whitley of Sikeston; her maternal grandmother, Helen Lowery of Morehouse; one stepbrother, Justin King of Chicago; one stepsister, Heather Hann of Dexter; a stepmother, Rhonda Uthoff of Dexter; a stepfather, Howie Nast of Morehouse; and her fiance, George Orr of Sikeston.. ...
Tammy Romo (05/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Tammy Loraine Romo, 49, who died on May 27, 2012, were: Michael Romo, Matthew Romo, Shane Beck, Roger Beck Sr., Roger Beck Jr. and Billy Jordan.
Arthur Viverette (05/31/12)
PORTAGEVILLE - Arthur L. Viverette, 44, died May 31, 2012 at the Golden Living Center at New Madrid. DeLisle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Chase Cobb (05/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Chase Anthony Cobb, 7, died May 29, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 10, 2004, in Sikeston, to Jeremy and Amy Malloy Cobb of Sikeston, he attended the Kenny Rogers Children's Center. In addition to his parents, survivors include: one brother, Gage Cobb of the home; paternal grandparents, Mark and Diane Cobb of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Bobby and Stephanie Malloy of Sikeston; paternal great-grandmother, Viola Cobb of Bernie; maternal great-grandparents, Gene and Jeannie Malloy and Bobby Croney of Sikeston and Fay Croney Parker of Blodgett; maternal step-great-grandmother, Betty Croney of Sikeston; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.. ...
Mary Adams (05/31/12)
BALLWIN -- Mary T. Adams, 83, formerly of East Prairie, died May 29, 2012, in Ballwin. Born April 21, 1929, in East Prairie, she married James Adams who preceded her in death. Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Jeffrey Silver; three grandchildren, Scott and Stacey Litzsinger, Tamara and Mark Merrick and Jeff and Sharon Litzsinger; and six great-grandchildren...
Mary Drummond (05/31/12)
BARLOW, Ky. -- Mary Sue Stallings Drummond, 72, died May 30, 2012, at her home in Barlow. Born March 9, 1940, in Mississippi County, Mo., to the late Marshall and Nellie Feezor Stallings, she taught school in Mississippi County for two years. Having lived in Barlow, a number of years, she started the first preschool in Ballard County...
Chase Cobb (05/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Chase Cobb, 7, died May 29, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation is scheduled from 12:30 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Virginia Cowan (05/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Hazell Virginia Cowan, 86, died May 27, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 20, 1925, in Lauderdale County, Ala., to the late Leonard and Merle Grimes Holt, she was a homemaker and member of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Miner...
Tammy Romo (05/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Tammy Loraine Romo, 49, died May 27, 2012, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. Born June 12, 1962, in Baltimore, to Culan J. Crocker of Ann Arbor, Mich., and the late Daisy C. Clemons Crocker, she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston...
Billy Joe Turnbo (05/30/12)
WARRENTON -- Billy Joe Turnbo, 72, died May 26, 2012, at his home. Born May 26, 2012, in Portageville, to Lorell Davis Turnbo of East Prairie and the late Guy Turnbo Sr., he was a skilled trades worker, a pipe fitter and raised mules and Tennessee Walkers on his ranch. A member of Pauldingville Masonic Lodge No. 11, he retired from General Motors in 2001 after 25 years...
Jo Alma Comstock (05/30/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jo Alma Comstock, 79, died at 12:13 p.m. May 26, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 13, 1932, at Bertrand, to the late John and Mamie Mae Ellis Davenport, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Mark Warren (05/30/12)
BERTRAND -- Mark Anthony Warren, 44, died May 28, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 21, 1968, at Sikeston, to Linda Jean Parks Warren of Bertrand and the late James Edward Warren, he had lived in Bertrand most of his life and was a 1986 graduate of Charleston High School. A graduate of the DeVry Institute of Technology at Irving, Texas, he was employed a number of years at the DeWitt Company in Sikeston. He was of the Church of Christ belief...
Rachel Bowers (05/30/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Rachel Bowers, 36, died May 27, 2012, at Piedmont. Born May 9, 1976, in Sikeston, to Dolan Ray Uthoff of Dexter and Tamra Lowery Uthoff Nast of Morehouse, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors in addition to her parents include: two sons, Kyle Bowers and Zachary "Zach" Bowers of Dexter; one daughter, Brianna Bowers of Dexter; one brother, Thomas McDonald of Blodgett; two sisters, Mary Huus of Morehouse and Kristy Whitley of Sikeston; her maternal grandmother, Helen Lowery of Morehouse; one stepson, Justin King of Chicago, Ill.; one stepdaughter, Heather Hann of Dexter; a stepmother, Rhonda Uthoff of Dexter; a stepfather, Howie Nast of Morehouse; and her fiance, George Orr of Sikeston.. ...
CC Neal (05/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Ulysses "CC" Neal V, 23, died May 26, 2012, as the result of a car accident. Born Jan. 27, 1989, in Sikeston, to Ulysses Neal Jr. and Sheila Mae Moore Gillespie of Sikeston, he was a 2007 graduate of Sikeston High School and a member of the Freewill Missionary Baptist Church...
Ollie Spillers (05/30/12)
KLONDIKE, Ill. -- Ollie Spillers, 67, died May 26, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 16, 1944, in Pinhook, to the late James and Annie Marshall Spillers, he was a retired U.S. Air Force jet mechanic. He was a member of the New Pleasant Grove Church in Klondike and was a member of the Cairo United Men's Choir...
Genevia Jenkins (05/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Genevia Baker Jenkins, 69, died May 25, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 13, 1942, in Bell City, to the late Walter and Wallee Henry Baker, she was a graduate of Bell City High School and a cook for the Bell City Public Schools until her retirement in 2004 after 20 years of service. She was a member of New Morning Star Baptist Church in Haywood City...
Enoch Kaiser Jr. (05/30/12)
FLINT, Mich. -- Enoch Harvey Kaiser Jr., 76, formerly of Bertrand, Mo., died May 17, 2012, at his daughter's home in Flint. Born Dec. 12, 1935, in Kennett, Mo., to the late Enoch Harvey and Lue Ethel Hyatt Kaiser, he was a 1954 graduate of Sikeston High School. ...
Gary Martin (05/30/12)
CONRAN -- Gary E. Martin, 81, died May 29, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 25, 1932, in Dise, Ark., to the late Walter E. and Rosa H. Reed Martin, he was the retired owner/operator of Gary's BBQ in Portageville and a carpenter. He was a member of the Conran Baptist Church...
Frances Farris (05/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Frances Fox Farris, 91, died peacefully May 27, 2012, in Sikeston. Born Dec. 27, 1920, in Charleston, to the late Hascal and Hontas Fox, she was one of eight children. After graduating from Diehlstadt High School, she was employed by the Mississippi County Agricultural office in Charleston...
Lorena Essner (05/29/12)
KELSO -- Lorena Mary Essner, 89, of Kelso, died May 26, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 28, 1922, in Illmo, to Anton Joseph and Anna Theresa Ostendorf Diebold. She married Vincent Stephen Essner on May 4, 1946, in Kelso...
Mamie Harris (05/29/12)
NEW MADRID -- Mamie Alice Harris was born July 1, 1919, in Lamar, Ark., the daughter of the late Rufus Ewell Pearson and Viola May Pearson. She passed from this life May 26, 2012, at the age of 92. On Dec. 15, 1934, in Clarksville, Ark., she married Chester A. Harris; the marriage spanned 55 years before he preceded her in death...
Rilla Pobst (05/29/12)
CHAFFEE -- Orilla "Rilla" Pobst, 84, died May 27, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 8, 1928, in New Hamburg, to the late Otto and Mamie Westrich Scheeter, she was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran and of the St. Ann Sodality. On Sept. 9, 1950, she married A.J. Pobst who survives...
Imogene Manes (05/29/12)
DEXTER -- Imogene Manes, 89, died May 27, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 20, 1922, in Powhatan, Ark., daughter of the late Lawrence King and Gertrude Mitchell King, she was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ and a cook in the Richland School District...
Janette May (05/29/12)
ELSAH, Ill. -- Janette Louise May, 79, died May 27, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 8, 1932, in Puxico, Mo., to the late Charles and Elizabeth Hodge Glenn, she had worked as a long-distance operator for Bell Telephone in Detroit. She later worked as a waitress, a bank teller and an assistant cashier...
Tammy Romo (05/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Tammy Romo, 49, died May 27, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Fred Surman Jr. (05/29/12)
CHAFFEE -- Fred M. Surman Jr., 87, died May 27, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 5, 1925, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Frederick and Bernice Muns Surman Sr., he retired as a lieutenant colonel after 28 years in the U.S. Air Force. During World War II, he served 13 months in the China-Burma-India Theater, where he flew "The Hump." He was awarded the Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross. ...
Ruby Latham (05/29/12)
DEXTER -- Ruby Latham, 91, died May 25, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Aug. 5 ,1920, in Oak Ridge, to the late Jesse and Dora Lee VanAmburg McLain, she had lived in the Dexter area most of her life and was of the Baptist belief...
Virginia Cowan (05/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Virginia Cowan, 86, died May 27, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Gary Martin (05/29/12)
CONRAN -- Gary Martin, 80, died May 29, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Jo Alma Comstock (05/29/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jo Alma Comstock, 79, died May 26, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Frances Farris (05/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Frances Farris, 91, died May 27, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Mark Warren (05/29/12)
BERTRAND -- Mark Warren, 44, died May 28, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Rachel Bowers (05/29/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Rachel Bowers, 36, died May 27, 2012, in Piedmont. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
James Hensley (05/27/12)
BENTON -- James Thomas Hensley, 89, died May 25, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 1, 1923, in Benton, to the late Thomas Marshall and Eva Mae Davidson Hensley, he James was a Master Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force 10 years, serving during World War II and the Korean War. ...
Clarence Taylor (05/27/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Clarence Taylor, 97, died May 25, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born Nov. 17, 1914, in Bloomfield, to the late Harry and Isa Link Taylor, he had lived in Bloomfield all of his life, where he was a member of the First Baptist Church. He had been the area supervisor for the local St. Louis Post Dispatch delivery...
Leola Roach (05/27/12)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Leola McMikle Roach, 82, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died May 20, 2012, at the Bloomington Hospital. Born May 11, 1930, in East Prairie, to the late Joseph Bernie and Sally Katherine Black McMikle, she was a graduate of East Prairie High School and attended Southeast Missouri Teachers College where she received certification to teach school. ...
Leroy Armbruster Sr. (05/27/12)
FESTUS -- Leroy Armbruster Sr., 64, died May 25, 2012, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Aug. 5, 1947, in Highland, Ill., to Geraldine Kennedy Armbruster of Festus and the late James Armbruster, he was a former resident of the Bernie area and had lived in the Festus and Bonne Terre areas for many years. He was a self-employed automobile mechanic...
Wanda Leonard (05/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Wanda Sue Leonard, 83, died at 7:10 p.m. May 25, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Calloway County, Ky., to the late Marvin R. and Vernie (Tabers) Howard. On Nov. 28, 1950, she was married to William Richard "Bill" Leonard at Long Beach, Calif., and he preceded in death Feb. 15, 1993...
Ronald Givens (05/25/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ronald Lloyd Givens, 55, died May 23, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 21, 1956, in East Prairie, to Mary Francis Ditto Givens of East Prairie and the late Carl Emerald Givens, he lived most of his life in New Madrid and Mississippi counties where he was a retired boilermaker. He was a member of the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Colin Speakman (05/25/12)
SIKESTON -- Colin Lumarr Speakman, 67, died May 23, 2012, at his daughter's home in Sikeston. Born Aug. 6, 1944, in Graniteville, to the late Irving and Eva Speakman, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by: one daughter, Kimberly Arnold of Sikeston; three sons and daughters-in-law, Paul Wayne and Julie Speakman of Jackson, Steven and Emily Speakman of St. ...
Robert Alaniz (05/25/12)
SIKESTON -- Robert J. Alaniz, 81, died May 17, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 18, 1930, in Chicago, to the late Antonio and Domitila Munoz Zaragoza, he was a retired printer manager, having worked in Chicago for many years. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston and the League of United Latin Americans (LULAC)...
Earl D. Simpkins (05/24/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Earl D. Simpkins, 84, died at 1:20 p.m. May 22, 2012, at his home. Born Jan, 20, 1928, in Hornersville, to the late Earl Lockhart and Dora Kathleen Pollard Simpkins, he lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was a member of the First Baptist Church. A retired sales representative for Beaver Janitorial Services, he was a veteran of t#he U.S. Army serving during the Korean War...
Rodney Keeton (05/24/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Rodney Houstin Keeton, 67, died at 11:16 a.m. May 22, 2012, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Born July 22, 1944, in St. Louis, to the late Charles Firest and Pauline Parker Keeton, he lived most of his life in East Prairie. He was a retired millwright and a member of the Local 1076 and Millwright's Local 1544....
Colin Speakman (05/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Colin Speakman, 68, died May 23, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Leola Roach (05/24/12)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Leola McMikle Roach, 82, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died May 20, 2012 at Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Shirley Dixon (05/24/12)
WASHINGTON, Ill. -- Shirley Jean Dixon, 64, of Washington, Ill., passed away at 8:18 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born Dec. 23, 1947, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Everett W. and Nola Mae Hampton Hays Sr., Shirley worked in housekeeping for 23 years at Washington Christian Village, retiring in 2004. She enjoyed bowling, drawing and paint by numbers. Most of all, Shirley enjoyed spending time with her grandkids...
Neil Crader (05/24/12)
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- Donald Neil Crader, 84, formerly of Germantown, died May 18, 2012. Born in 1927, in Oran, to the late Dr. Earl and Luda Dillingham Crader, he lived most of his childhood in Diehlstadt, Mo., and graduated from Diehlstadt High School. ...
Miles Reece Jr. (05/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Miles C. Reece Jr., 89, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., died at 9 a.m. May 21, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Sept. 24, 1922, in Falls City, Neb., to the late Miles Canter Reece Sr., and Emma Katherine Strunk Reece, he was the regional sales manager for Redball Transportation and a U.S. Navy veteran having served during World War II...
Reuben Dickenson III (05/24/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Reuben Dabney Dickenson III, 89, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, May 21, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, his home for the past 12 years. Reuben was born Aug. 19, 1922, in Christian County, Ky., to the late Reuben Dabney II and Julia Della Hopson Dickenson. ...
Alice Lee Gardner (05/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Alice Lee Matthews Gardner, age 82, of Sikeston, died May 22, 2012, at her daughter's home in Carrollton, Texas. Alice was born Jan. 12, 1930, in Clarksville, Ark., along with her twin sister, Jewel Marie, to the late Flora Lee and Herbert Spencer Matthews. ...
Ronald Givens (05/24/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ronald Givens, 55, died May 23, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Roy Yarber (05/23/12)
LITHONIA, Ga. -- Roy B. "R.B." Yarber, 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died May 19, 2012, at his home. Born March 4, 1930, in Sikeston, to the late Robert and Lottie Green Yarber, he had served in the U.S. Army and was of the Baptist belief. He is survived by: nine sons, Roy Yarber Jr. ...
Marvin Johnston (05/23/12)
PUXICO -- Marvin Lee Johnston, 71, died May 21, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 1, 1940, in Puxico, son of Edith Glenda Law Johnston of Jackson and the late Andrew Jackson "A.J." Johnston, he had lived all his life in Puxico where he was a retired row crop farmer, truck driver and member of the First Baptist Church. He was a former member of the Puxico School Board...
George Moore (05/23/12)
CHARLESTON -- George Oliver Moore, 34, died May 18, 2012, in Charleston. Born Oct. 3, 1977, in Sikeston, to George A. Graham of Cape Girardeau and Rosie L. Moore Graham of Charleston, he was a 1996 graduate of Charleston High School and was of the Baptist belief...
Patricia Schneider (05/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Patricia Ann "Patty" Schneider, 59, died at 12:34 p.m. May 22, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born Feb. 14, 1953, in Fort Campbell, Ky., to Doris E. Housman Stash Mitchell of the home and the late Martin M. Stash, she had previously lived in St. Louis and Atlanta and had been employed as a restaurant hostess...
Rodney Keeton (05/23/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Rodney H. Keeton died May 22, 2012, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Carolyn L. Butrum (05/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Carolyn Louise Butrum, age 69, died at 10:40 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Oct. 4, 1942, at Wolf Island, Ky., to the late Byoma and Addie May Wilson Long. On April 4, 1958, at Benton, she was united in marriage to Marvin L. Butrum who survives of the home...
Mary Williamson (05/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Williamson, 101, died May 21, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 6, 1911, in Grenada, Miss., to the late Charlie and Francis Mitchell, she had lived since 1957 in Sikeston where she was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist and served on the Mother's Board...
Earl Simpkins (05/23/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Earl D. Simpkins died May 22, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
John Merrick (05/22/12)
BERTRAND -- John Warren Merrick, 63, died at 1:10 a.m. May 21, 2012, at his home in rural Bertrand. Born Oct. 7, 1948, at Cape Girardeau, to the late Bob M. and Charlene Ruth "Cricket" Warren Merrick, he had lived in Scott County his entire life and was a 1966 graduate of Kelly High School. ...
Charles P. Conley (05/22/12)
WICKLIFFE, Ky. -- Charles P. Conley, 52, died at 1:46 a.m. May 20, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital. Born Aug. 1, 1959, son of the late Joyce Monan Poynor, he had been employed by Kinsey Construction for 24 years. He was a trustee for the Fraternal Order of Eagles 3397 of Wickliffe...
Carolyn L. Butrum (05/22/12)
SIKESTON -- Carolyn Louise Butrum, age 69, died at 10:40 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Oct. 4, 1942, at Wolf Island, Ky., to the late Byoma and Addie May Wilson Long. On April 4, 1958, at Benton, she was united in marriage to Marvin L. Butrum who survives of the home...
John Merrick (05/21/12)
BERTRAND -- John W. Merrick, 63, died May 21, 2012, at his home in rural Bertrand. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Brenda Bailey (05/21/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Brenda Bailey, 64, died May 19, 2012, at Southeast Hospital Cape Girardeau. Born July 23, 1947, in Hartzel, to the late Georgia Robinson Johnson and Alro Johnson, she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church where she served as the coordinator of the missions and was a Sunday school teacher...
Kenneth Manker (05/21/12)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Kenneth Jewell Manker Sr., 70, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 19, 2012, at his home in Murray. Born Aug. 8, 1941, at Charleston, to the late James and Helen Toombs Manker, he had lived in Murray a number of years where he was employed as the district sales manager for the Bunny Bread Company with over 37 years of service including from 1969 to 2002 in the Murray area. He was a former member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps...
Jane Bollinger (05/21/12)
BELL CITY -- D. Jane Bollinger, 79, died May 19, 2012, at the Jackson Manor. Born Dec. 18, 1932, at Bell City, daughter of the late Charles and Maude Overbey Cossou, she was a retired secretary for Bill City High School and a member of the United Methodist Church in Bell City...
Thelma Rhoads (05/21/12)
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- Thelma Ashford Bush Rhoads, 92, died May 17, 2012, at her home. Born March 12, 1920, in Pueblo, Colo., to the late Harvey W. and Estella Ashford, she was a member and elder of Century Christian Church. She was also a member of the Women's Golf Association and New Generation Bowling League and a volunteer at the Help Office and the River Park Center...
Raymond Bollinger (05/21/12)
BENTON -- Raymond Paul Bollinger, 91, died May 20, 2012, at his home in Benton. Born Aug. 18, 1920, in Benton to Charles and Adelia Westrich Bollinger, he was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...
Kenneth James (05/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth Feariel James, 69, died May 18, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 7, 1942, in Detroit, to the late Imogene James, he was raised by his grandparents, the late Jasper and Elva James. He graduated from Bell City High School and retired from the U.S. Army in 1976 as a staff sergeant after 16 years of service. He then worked for the state of Missouri until he retired due to poor health. He was a member of the Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston...
Charles Campbell (05/20/12)
DEXTER -- Charles Evertt Campbell, 87, died May 17, 2012, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Oct. 24, 1924, in Painton, to the late James Cleveland and Talitha Jane White Campbell, he had lived in the Essex and Dexter area and had worked as a truck driver in Indiana and Michigan most of his life. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and had attended the Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Larry Bellinger (05/20/12)
CANALOU -- Larry DeWayne Bellinger, 55, died May 17, 2012, at his home. Born Dec. 4, 1956, in Harrisburg, Ark., son of the late Henry Ray and Dorothy Jean Bellinger Sr., he had been a mechanical draftsman engineer for the city of Winter Haven, Fla. He married Geneva Thompson who survives of the home...
Kenneth Manker (05/20/12)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Kenneth J. Manker, 70, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 19, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Joe Esther Williams (05/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Joe Esther Williams, 101, died May 16, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born May 5, 1911, in Whitney, Texas, to the late Sandy Jackson and Sitha Jane Jacques Brown, she had been employed by Graber's Department Store in Sikeston. While she only completed sixth grade, she later received her GED at age 76...
Stella Gosnell (05/18/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Stella Dean Gosnell, daughter of the late James Walton Beavers Sr. and Clara B. Baugher Beavers, was born in Catron on Feb. 8, 1927, and passed away at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on May 17, 2012, at the age of 85 years, 3 months and 9 days...
Kenneth James (05/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth James, 69, died May 18, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Robert Alaniz (05/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Robert J. Alaniz, 81, died May 17, 2012 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with the Montclair Funeral Home in Chicago. Information was courtesy of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Larry Grimes (05/17/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Larry Junior Grimes, 70, died May 16, 2012, at Chaffee. Born Dec. 25, 1941, at East Prairie, to the late Rev. Raymond E. and Lela Bell Woods Grimes, he had lived in East Prairie most of his life and was a self-employed truck driver until his retirement in 2011...
Dixie Yount (05/17/12)
CHAFFEE -- Dixie Jewell Brock Yount, 86, died May 16, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born April 7, 1926, in Parma, to the late Walter and Florence Walker Brock, she was a member of Arbor General Baptist Church. On Sept. 3, 1943, she married Vyron Yount who preceded her in death on April 23, 2012...
Jesse Getter Sr. (05/17/12)
ESSEX -- Jesse James Getter Sr., 64, died May 12, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 23, 1947, in Marvel, Ark., to the late Leonard Mann and Ollie Mae Jones Getter, he had lived in Alton and East St. Louis, Ill., before moving to Essex in 2008. A member of the Mt. Zion Church at Gray Ridge, he was a retired machinist and had worked at an aluminum plant...
Charlotte Bailey (05/17/12)
ST. CHARLES -- Charlotte Bailey, formerly of Sikeston, died on Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the age of 76. She was born March 11, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to the late Wyman Lloyd Henry and Katharine Elizabeth Newman Henry. In 1960, she married David Hall Bailey, who preceded her in death in 2001...
Joe Esther Williams (05/17/12)
SIKESTON -- Joe Esther Williams, 101, died May 16, 2012 at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Larry Bellinger (05/17/12)
CANALOU -- Larry Bellinger, 55, died May 17, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Oscar Bean (05/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Oscar L. "Lil Man" Bean, 42, died May 11, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Oct. 4, 1969, in St. Louis, to Osbie Lee Bean and Barbara Sue Bean Gully of St. Louis. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his fiancee', Tonya Miles of Sikeston; three sons, Kaleb Sterns of Cape Girardeau and Cameron Bean and Brandon Bean of Sikeston; three daughters, Kenya White of St. ...
Bill Marsh (05/16/12)
SALEM, Ill. -- Bill Marsh, 63, died May 14, 2012, at his home in the care of his family. Born Feb. 4, 1949, in Sikeston, Mo., he was the son of Virginia Marsh of Sikeston and the late William R. Marsh. Bill was the photographer and owner of Digital Memories in Salem. ...
Marie Mossman (05/16/12)
DEXTER -- Sarah Marie Mossman, 86, died May 15, 2012, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center at Dexter. Born Jan. 2, 1925, in Bernie, daughter of the late Douglas Estes and Nancy Cowan Estes, she was a member of the First Church Of God in Dexter and a homemaker...
Billie Anderson (05/16/12)
CHARLESTON -- Billie Jean "Betty" Anderson, 58, died May 14, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born May 13, 1954, in Osceola, Ark., daughter of Pearllean Howard Anderson of Texas and the late Woodrow Anderson, she has lived in Missouri since 1957 and was a certified nurse's assistant for over 20 years and was currently employed at the Bertrand Nursing Center. She was a member of St. Matthews Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church in Charleston...
Sumantha Nickens (05/15/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Sumantha Jeanne Nickens, 29, died May 13, 2012, at the home of her mother. Born Feb. 6, 1983, in Sikeston, to Laura Faye Nickens Jones of Scott City and the late Richard L. Green, she was an in-home health aide with Coventry Health Care and a member of Church of Christ in Vanduser...
R.B. Thorn (05/15/12)
LILBOURN -- R.B. Thorn, 81, passed away at his home in Lilbourn on May 12, 2012. Born May 28, 1930, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late William Shelby and Effie May Buress Thorn, he was a member of the General Baptist Church in Lilbourn. On Dec. 27, 1951, in Piggot, Ark., he married Loretta Green, who preceded him in death on July 4, 2011...
Connie Daniels (05/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Connie Channell Daniels, age 50, died May 13, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston after an extended illness. Born Sept. 15, 1961, in Lilbourn, to the late Rase Lee Channell and Josephine Black Martin, she was a receptionist at Montgomery Bank until ill health forced her into retirement...
Paul Cunningham (05/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Paul E. Cunningham, son of the late Asa and Pearl Reynolds Cunningham, was born near Parma, on April 5, 1929, and passed away at his home in Sikeston on May 13, 2012, at the age of 83 years, 1 months and 8 days. Mr. Cunningham moved to Parma in 1972, and moved to Sikeston four years ago. He was a retired Command Sgt. Major of the U.S. Army, serving 23 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma...
Maxine Hochart (05/15/12)
DEXTER -- Etter Beasley "Maxine" Hochart, 85, died May 13, 2012, at her home. Born June 16, 1926, in Booneville, Miss., to the late George M. and Velma Leona Ashbey Thompson, she had lived in Dexter all of her life and was of the Pentecost belief. On Aug. 19, 1946, she married Lonnie Beasley, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 1977...
Linda Scott (05/15/12)
ZALMA -- Linda J. Scott, 58, died May 13, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Nov. 12, 1953, in Dexter, to the late Herbert and Mary Lorretta Edwards Burton, she worked as a caretaker at Sikeston Regional Center for 23 years. She was a member of Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Sturdivant...
Danny Penrod (05/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Danny Penrod, 52, formerly of East Prairie, died at 1:02 p.m. May 14, 2012, at his home. Born Dec. 30, 1959, at Wyatt, to the late Billie N. and Margaret Jo Bailey Barnes, Danny lived in Sikeston for the past several years. He was employed as a truck driver for FTL Logistics in Charleston and was a member of the Henry Meldrum American Legion Post No. 114 in Sikeston...
Lucille Evans (05/15/12)
DEXTER -- Lucille Evans, 90, died May 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born March 3, 1922, in Dexter, to the late F.C. and Mammie Garner Dodd, she was a homemaker. On Feb. 20, 1945, in Malden, she married Carl Evans, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 2002...
Nelson Dyer (05/15/12)
DANVILLE, Ill. -- Nelson C. Dyer, 80, of Danville passed away at 1:37 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 2012, at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 29, 1931, in Charleston, Mo., to Gerald Frederick and Myrtle Nelson Dyer. On Oct. 1, 1960, in Sikeston, Mo., he married Peggy A. Schaefer, and she survives...
Charlotte Bailey (05/14/12)
ST. CHARLES -- Charlotte Elizabeth Bailey, 76, died May 13, 2012, at St. Charles. Baue Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Connie Daniels (05/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Connie Daniels, 50, died May 13, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Carolyn Garner (05/14/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carolyn Kay Garner, 65, died at 3:04 p.m. May 11, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 1, 1946, in Wolf Island, to the late Forrest and Iva Mae Johnson Coffer, she had lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the Tallapoosa Pentecostal Church...
Carolyn Garner (05/13/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carolyn Kay Garner, 65, died May 11, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Bobbi Jo Sevic (05/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Bobbi Jo Sevic, 56, died May 10, 2012, at her home in rural Sikeston. Born Dec. 27, 1955, in Harbor City of Los Angeles County, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Patsy O'Neil Wright. On May 12, 1980, she married David Ray Sevic, who survives of the home...
Bobbie Sevic (05/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Bobbie Jo Sevic, 56, died, May 10, 2012 at her home in rural Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Patrick Goforth (05/11/12)
CATRON -- Patrick Goforth, 20, died May 5, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 28, 1992, in Jonesboro, Ark., he was a graduate of New Madrid County Central High School; where he was captain of the football and wrestling teams...
Lionell Brown (05/11/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lionell Brown, 58, died May 9, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Feb. 10, 1954, in East Prairie, to William Raymond and Mildred Lee Priest Brown, he lived most of his life in East Prairie and was employed by Gates Rubber Company in Charleston...
Dorothy Loyd (05/11/12)
LILBOURN -- Dorothy M. Loyd, 96, died May 9, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 23, 1915, in Lilbourn, to the late Joseph and Anna Pearl Cole Loyd, she had worked as the head cook for many years at Lilbourn Elementary School...
Dorothy Morrison (05/11/12)
LILBOURN -- Dorothy L. Morrison, 79, died May 9, 2012, at her home in Lilbourn. Born March 30, 1933, in New Madrid, to the late George Washington and Maggie O'Dell Halterman, she was a member of the Big Ridge Church where she was also as Sunday school teacher...
Charles LaValle Jr. (05/11/12)
NEW MADRID -- Charles Edward LaValle Jr., of New Madrid, died May 10, 2012, at the home of his daughter in Cape Girardeau at the age of 75 years. He was born July 19, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Charles Edward and Laura Riley LaValle. He is survived by his wife Ella Broughton LaValle of almost 47 years; four children, Kaki LaValle Beasley (Donny), Matt LaValle (Emily), Ed LaValle (Becky) and Caroline LaValle Holiman (Jay) all of Cape Girardeau; and seven grandchildren, Devin, Peyton, Caroline, Christopher, Chase, Savannah and Everton. ...
Terry Standridge (05/10/12)
GREENVILLE -- Terry Allen Standridge, 60, of Greenville, formerly of Sikeston, went home to be with the Lord on May 8, 2012. Born Oct. 25, 1951, in Sikeston, to U.L. Standridge, who survives of Bertrand, and Geraldine Newman Standridge of Sikeston, he served in the U.S. ...
William Acord (05/10/12)
CAMPBELL -- William Leroy Acord, 56, formerly of Dexter and Malden, died May 5, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Aug. 25, 1955, son of the late Benjamin Leroy and Ruth Beatrice Cates Acord, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. In January 1993, he married Shirley Finch, who survives of the home...
Lionell Brown (05/10/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lionell Brown, 58, died May 9, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Chuck LaValle (05/10/12)
NEW MADRID - Charles "Chuck" LaValle died May 10, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Richards Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Marie Burger (05/10/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Marie Elizabeth Burger, 90, died May 9, 2012, at her home. Born May 6, 1922, in rural Illmo, to the late David Frederick and Amelia Auguste Sander Held, she was a lifelong member of the Eisleben Lutheran Church of Scott City, Eisleben Lutheran Ladies Aid and served on the Christian Kitchen service committee preparing bereavement meals for families...
Gail Cooper (05/09/12)
BLODGETT -- Barbara Gail Cooper, 70, died Friday, May 4, 2012, at her home in Blodgett. Born Feb. 13, 1942, in Sikeston, to Virginia Dunn Beggs, who survives of Sikeston, and the late W.A. "Dubb" Beggs, she was a member of the Miner Baptist Church. On Feb. 17, 1961, at Blodgett, she married Larry G. Cooper who survives of the home...
J'Vierre Durden (05/09/12)
ESSEX -- J'Vierre Lamont Durden, 2, died May 5, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. Born June 11, 2009, in Hayti, the son of James and Diamond Wigfall Durden of Essex, he attended Temple of God's Glory in Portageville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by: three brothers, Desmond Tate of Nashville, Tenn., Cornelius Ellis of Sikeston and James Reed Durden of Charleston; two sisters DeAvion Caldwell of Portageville and Imyja Neal of Birmingham, Ala.; maternal grandparents, Roy and Annie Wigfall of Portageville; paternal grandparents, Della and James Oliver of Sikeston and Lavell Durden of Kansas City, Kan.; maternal great-grandmother, Julia Wigfall of Portageville; his godmother, Jan Saxton Holmes; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Carlandus Ware (05/09/12)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Carlandus Ware, 38, died May 6, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born March 6, 1974, in Cairo, to Gloria Ware Whitfield of Cairo and the late Carlandus Mallory, he was a 1992 graduate of Cairo High School and served in the U.S. Navy, receiving an honorable discharge in 1998. He was an employee of Alexander County Public Housing...
Eric Pierce (05/09/12)
CHICAGO -- Eric Pierce, 59, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 3, 2012, in Chicago. Born Nov. 4, 1952, in Charleston, to the late Waymon and Rovine Crider Pierce, he was a graduate of Charleston High School and attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. He retired in 1991 from the U.S. Postal Service in Chicago...
Billie Majors (05/09/12)
FRIENDSWOOD, Texas -- Billie Ray Majors, 77, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died May 2, 2012. Born Dec. 8, 1934, in East Prairie, son of the late Robert and Alma Majors, he lived many years in the Houston and Friendswood area. He served for eight years in communications in the U.S. ...
John Hartline (05/09/12)
DEXTER -- John D. Hartline, 70, died May 8, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 7, 1942, at Bernie, son of the late Fred and Emma Pavey Hartline, he was of the Baptist belief. A former union carpenter in Flint, Mich., he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps...
Terry Standridge (05/09/12)
GREENVILLE -- Terry Allen Standridge, 60, formerly of Sikeston, died May 8, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
George Killion (05/09/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- George Taylor Killion, 83, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Oct. 13, 1928, in Portageville, the son of Dr. H.A. and Bessie Barbara Killion. He graduated from Portageville High School in 1946 where he was the valedictorian of his senior class. ...
Hilda Streeter (05/09/12)
MONETT -- Hilda I. Streeter, 92, formerly of Sikeston, died May 8, 2012 at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. Born March 17, 1920, in Eau Claire, Wis., to the late William and Marie Boetzer Boetcher, she was a self-employed hairdresser and a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston...
Betty Hughey (05/09/12)
LILBOURN -- Betty L. Hughey, 54, died May 6, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 20, 1958, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of Betty Bush Raidt of Lilbourn and the late James Raidt. In addition to her mother, survivors include: one brother, Johnny Raidt of Lilbourn; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Cathy Rainwater of Lilbourn and Linda and Robin Shelby; one niece, Kimberly (Rick) Patoon of Lilbourn; and two nephews, Nick Raidt of Sikeston and Aubra Shelby...
Evelyn Teachout (05/09/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Evelyn C. Teachout, 82, who died on May 6, 2012 were: Bob Crosno, Mike Crosno, Gary Linebaugh, Ryan Dukes, Carl Merideth and Roy Dale Merideth.
Geraldine Vaughn (05/09/12)
SIKESTON -- Visitation for Geraldine Vaughn, 69, who died Feb. 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, will be held from 1 p.m. until time of a memorial service at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ponder Funeral Home. Don Swilley will officiate...
Shirley Stidham (05/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Maxine Emerson Stidham, 78, of Sikeston, escaped to eternity May 6, 2012. She was born in Oran, the first of 12 children born to John Mac and Ossie Mae Pratt Emerson. She was everybody's big sister and little momma. On May 24, 1952, at Fort Hood, Texas, Shirley married Ernest "Pat" Stidham of Chaffee. They had five children: John, Ernie Jr., Tish, Liz and Dani. Together they raised the kids in Alton, Ill...
Genevieve Babcock (05/08/12)
MALDEN -- Genevieve Babcock, 84, died May 7, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born Nov. 7, 1927, in Swift, to the late Earl and Bertha Lee Williams Ledbetter, she was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Malden. On Oct. 28, 1941, in Caruthersville, she married Ira Babcock who preceded her in death on March 2, 2011...
Betty Hughey (05/08/12)
LILBOURN -- Betty Hughey died May 6, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Glenn Lenand (05/08/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Glenn L. Lenand, 91, died May 6, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Aug. 16, 1920, in Delta, to the late William and Clara Mae Oliver Lenand, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of St. Eustachius Church and Knights of Columbus and a VFW post minister...
Evelyn Teachout (05/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn C. Teachout, 82, died May 6, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born June 14, 1929, in Scott County, to the late Albert and Grace McClanahan Crosno, she was a secretary for Ed Patterson Bookkeeping and Tax Service, retiring in 2004. She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Rita L. Williams (05/08/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Rita L. Williams, 61, died May 5, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 2, 1950, in Arlington, Ky., to Marjorie Griffin of Killeen, Texas, and the late Leslie H. Campbell, she was a member of the Bernie Christian Church...
Marty Norville Sr. (05/07/12)
ANNISTON -- James Martin "Marty" Norville Sr., 55, died May 4, 2012, in Paducah, Ky. Born Dec. 25, 1956, at Charleston, to the late John Frank and Eunice Marie Blagg Norville, he had been employed as an electronic technician and was a U.S. Army veteran. He had lived in Metropolis, Ill., and Paducah before returning to Anniston...
Gail Cooper (05/07/12)
BLODGETT -- Barbara Gail Cooper, 70, died Friday, May 4, 2012, at her home in Blodgett. Born Feb. 13, 1942, in Sikeston, to Virginia Dunn Beggs, who survives of Sikeston, and the late W.A. "Dubb" Beggs, she was a member of the Miner Baptist Church. On Feb. 17, 1961, at Blodgett, she married Larry G. Cooper who survives of the home...
Pauline Bennett (05/07/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pallbearers for services held Saturday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Pauline Bennett, 90, who died on May 3, 2012, were: Virgil Weaver, Floyd Aters, Nathan Aters, Zach Matheney, Greg McLard and Jeff McLard.
Glenn Lenand (05/07/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Glenn L. Lenand, 91, died May 6, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Jimmie Lou Bell (05/07/12)
SIKESTON -- Jimmie Lou Bell, 65, of Sikeston, died May 5, 2012, at her home. Born June 25, 1946, in Hickman, Ky., to the late Jimmie and Martha Preslor Bass, she was a licensed practical nurse and was employed by the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston at the time of her retirement. She was a member of the Miner Baptist Church...
Annette Morton (05/07/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Annette Tutor Morto, 78, died May 5, 2012, at her home. Born Dec. 17, 1933, in Randolph, Miss., the late Christine McGreger Tutor and the Rev. Carvis Eudene Tutor, she was a pianist and vocalist. On Dec. 16, 1951, in Pontotoc, Miss., she married Dr. Buck Morton who survives of the home...
Evelyn Teachout (05/07/12)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn C. Teachout, 82, died May 6, 2012 at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel
Shirley Stidham (05/07/12)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Emerson Stidham, 77, died May 5, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Bob Ogles (05/06/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Robert Lee "Bob" Ogles, 83, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 21, 1929, in Harrisburg, Ark., to the late Leroy and Lola B. Thomas Ogles, he retired from ABF Trucking 20 years ago. ...
Pauline Bennett (05/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Pauline Bennett, 90, died May 3, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Feb. 10, 1922, in Ripley, Tenn., to the late William and Clara Midget Kellick, she was a homemaker and a member of the East Prairie Retired Senior Volunteer Program for many years. She was of the Baptist belief...
Annie Lou Williams (05/06/12)
NEW MADRID -- Annie Lou Lott Williams, 80, died May 3, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 16, 1932, in Shelby, Miss., she was the daughter of the late A.T. and Hettie Aston Lott. She was married to John T. Williams, and he preceded her in death...
Annette Morton (05/06/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Annette Morton, 78, died May 5, 2012. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Portageville where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be Tuesday in state of Mississippi. The DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of arrangements...
Barbara Cooper (05/06/12)
BLODGETT -- Barbara Gail Cooper, 70, died May 4, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Marty Norville (05/06/12)
ANNISTON -- James Martin "Marty" Norville, 55, died May 4, 2012, at his daughter's home in Paducah, Ky. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Illa Smith (05/04/12)
HOWARDVILLE -- Illa V. Duff Hilliard Smith, a resident of Howardville, died Sunday afternoon April 29, 2012, after a courageous 13-year battle with Alzheimer's. Illa passed away peacefully at Golden Living Nursing Home in New Madrid. Illa was born and raised in Oxford, Miss., graduating from High School in 1946. ...
Beatrice Smith (05/04/12)
NEW MADRID -- Beatrice Smith, 67, died April 24, 2012, at the Golden Living Center. Born May 20, 1944, in New Madrid, to the late Richard and Georgia Ross, she was a member of BB Memorial CME Church. She was married to George Thomas Smith Sr. Survivors include: four sons and two daughters, Joe (Rose) Ross, George Thomas Smith Jr., Sheila Faye (Jamie) Criglar, all of New Madrid, Andrea (Althea) Smith of St. ...
Lorene Spanner (05/04/12)
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Lorene Spanner, 93, died May 2, 2012, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
Loyd Jarrett Jr. (05/04/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Loyd Jarrett Jr., 32, died May 2, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 17, 1979, in Dexter, son of Lloyd Jarrett Sr. of Pyletown and Diana L. Metcalf of Bloomfield, he was a member of the Word of Faith Ministries in Morehouse and was employed with Faurecia USA in Dexter...
Bob Lambert (05/04/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Friday at First United Methodist Church for Robert Joseph "Bob" Lambert Sr., 84, who died on May 1, 2012, were: Rob Lambert, Stuart Collier, Gary Cardwell, David Bird and Marty Howerton. Honorary pallbearers were: Dr. John Kendig, Bernard Rice, Bob Porter, Miller Moll, John Scarbrough, Dub Deason, Allen Crites, Ronald Eakers, Walter Bizzell and Dick Inman...
Pauline Bennett (05/04/12)
SIKESTON -- Pauline Bennett, 90, died May 3, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Bob Lambert (05/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Robert Joseph "Bob" Lambert Sr., 84, died May 1, 2012, in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born April 24, 1928, to Robert David and Ruby Shaver Lambert in Sikeston. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Estelle Murphy Lambert, to whom he was married 54 years; and his brother, Randal Lambert...
Pauline Bean (05/03/12)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Pauline Bean, 101, died April 28, 2012, at Oak Tree Villas in Jefferson City. Born Oct. 9, 1910, in Scott County, to the late John and Roxie Sifford Cranick, she was a homemaker and a member of Richwoods Methodist Church in Scott County...
Charlie Rimel (05/03/12)
DEXTER -- Charlie Rimel died May 3, 2012, at his home in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Deborah Patton (05/03/12)
CHARLESTON -- Deborah Jean Patton, 57, died May 1, 2012, at her mother's home in Charleston. Born Oct. 13, 1954, at Russellville, Ark., to Pauline Sugg Patton, who survives of Charleston, and the late Raymond Glenn Patton Sr., she was a 1973 graduate of Charleston High School. ...
Ray Warren (05/03/12)
WINGO, Ky. -- Loyd Ray Warren, 80, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died April 30, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Born Dec. 4, 1931, in Mount Levi, Ark., to the late George and Rhoda Lund Warren, he retired in 1997 from Gem City College in Quincy, Ill., and was living in Wingo at the time of his passing...
Loyd Jarrett Jr. (05/03/12)
DEXTER -- Loyd Jarrett Jr., 32, died May 2, 2012, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Pauline Riley (05/03/12)
LILBOURN -- Pauline Riley, 90, died May 2, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 14, 1921, in Lindy, daughter of the late James and Mary Simons McCrady, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Lilbourn and had worked for the Sikeston Regional Center Group Care Home for 23 years before retiring...
Pauline Riley (05/02/12)
LILBOURN -- Pauline Riley, 90, died May 2, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Deborah Patton (05/02/12)
CHARLESTON -- Deborah J. Patton, 57, died May 1, 2012, at her home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Lucile Stafford (05/02/12)
SAGINAW, Mich. -- Lucile Thompson Stafford, 79, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Feb. 11, 2012, in Saginaw. Born in 1932, in Cairo, Ill., to the late David and Dorothy Thompson, she attended Hollins College in Virginia and the University of Missouri before graduating from the University of Maryland as a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. ...
Bob Lambert (05/02/12)
SIKESTON -- Bob Lambert, 84, died May 1, 2012, at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Ark. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Jackie Harmon (05/02/12)
PACIFIC -- Jackie Sue Haynes Harmon, 79, formerly of Sikeston, died April 28, 2012, at Pacific. Born July 13, 1932, in Alabama, to the late William H. and Mattie Alma Tidwell Haynes, she was a housewife. On Sept. 30, 1951, at Sikeston, she married William H. "Bill" Harmon who survives of the home...
Russell Kennedy II (05/02/12)
ATLANTA -- Russell Eugene Kennedy, 38, died April 27, 2012, of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Atlanta. Born June 18, 1973, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Russell Kennedy of Poplar Bluff and the late Martha Kennedy, he was a 1991 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School. ...
Paula Sherrill Marks Byrd (05/01/12)
CHARLESTON -- Paula Sherrill Marks Byrd passed away on April 27, 2012. Sherrill was born May 3, 1949, in El Dorado, Ark., the daughter of the late Lewis Russell Marks and Marjorie Anne Marks. She is survived by her husband of 34 years Hugh Hunter Byrd and her two sons, Nelson Meriwether Byrd and Hudson Thomas Byrd, all of Charleston...
Becky Goodman (05/01/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Rebecca "Becky" Goodman, 56, died April 29, 2012, at Heritage Garden in Portageville. Born Oct. 2, 1955, in Hayti, she was the daughter of the late Emma Lou Smith and William Durbin. On Nov. 24, 1978, in Hayward, she married Gene H. Goodman who preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 2011...
Lloyd Warren (05/01/12)
WINGO, Ky. -- Lloyd Warren, 80, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died April 30, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
Cherie Lloyd (05/01/12)
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Cherie Gale Mitchell-Lloyd, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, April 27, 2012 at Providence NE Hospital in Columbia. She was born Feb. 13, 1957, in Sikeston, to W.J. Mitchell of Oklahoma and Anna Blackburn Mitchell of Sikeston...
Linda Schroeder (05/01/12)
LEE'S SUMMIT -- Linda Faye Schroeder, 72, formerly of Dexter, died April 20, 2012, at the Wilshire Lakewood Care Center in Lee's Summit. Born Aug. 18, 1939, at Bell City, to the late Herman and Iva Workman Liggett, she was a homemaker. She married Tom Schroeder who preceded her in death...
Katherine Boyt (05/01/12)
DEXTER -- Katherine Boyt, 90, died April 29, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 8, 1921, in Hornersville, to the late Claude and Hattie Lee Matthews, she was the owner and operator of Kay Beauty Shop where she worked as a beautician. She was a member of the Dexter First United Methodist Church...
Jackie Harmon (05/01/12)
PACIFIC -- Jackie Sue Haynes Harmon, 79, formerly of Sikeston, died April 28, 2012, at Pacific. Born July 13, 1932, in Alabama, to the late William H. and Mattie Alma Tidwell Haynes, she was a housewife. On Sept. 30, 1951, at Sikeston, she married William H. "Bill" Harmon who survives of the home...