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Obituaries from June 2012

Judson Carle (06/29/12)
AMMON, Idaho -- Judson Thomas Carle II, 13, of Ammon, passed away June 24, 2012, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Judson was born April 27, 1999, in Sikeston, Mo., the son of Judson Thomas Carle and Jessica Felker Carle. He spent the first seven years of his life in Sikeston before moving with his family to Pittsburg, Pa., where they lived for a year, and then to Blue Springs, Mo., for two years. For the past two years, Judson and his family have lived in Ammon...
Nell Rettig (06/29/12)
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Nell Mae Rettig, 100, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 27, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 28, 1912, in Columbus, Ky., she was the daughter of the late George and Lena Dickerson Cook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Retting...
Paul Dees (06/29/12)
DEXTER -- Paul A. Dees, 74, died June 27, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath Nursing Home in Senath. Born July 6, 1937, in Perkins, to the late Rev. Phillip Arthur and Josie Gertrude Myers Dees, he had lived all his life in Dexter. He was a member of the Gospel Assembly of God Church and the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge...
Gregory Swinney (06/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Gregory Swinney, 41, died June 28, 2012, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Alvin O'Dell (06/29/12)
FREDERICKTON -- Alvin Lee O'Dell, 82, died June 28, 2012, at his daughter's home in Sedgewickville. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Donnie McCarter (06/29/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Donnie McCarter, 55, died June 28, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Sikeston attorney, civic leader Dwight Crader, 86, dies (06/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Ronald Dwight Crader, age 86, passed away at his home in Sikeston, on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. He was born Nov. 19, 1925, in Oran, to the late Dr. E. Earl Crader and Luda Dillingham Crader. He was raised in Diehlstadt where he graduated from high school in 1942. He served two years in the Army-Air Force from 1942 to 1944 and returned to school and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Regina Zumwalt (06/29/12)
STAFFORD, Va. -- Regina Kay Zumwalt, 56, of Stafford, a lifelong heart patient who passed away due to heart transplant complications, died on June 20, 2012, at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. Regina was born on Feb. 26, 1956, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Edward and Ellen Eason. Regina has been a kindergarten teacher for Stafford County Schools for the past 28 years starting in 1988 until her passing...
Jeanie Beck (06/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston for Sharon Jeanie Beck, 55, who died June 19, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Austin Maxwell will officiate. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements...
Ralph Sexton Sr. (06/28/12)
MATTHEWS -- Ralph Laverne Sexton Sr., 88, died June 26, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 18, 1924, in Canalou, to the late James Allen and Lillie Gilliam Sexton, he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and served in the South Pacific, specifically in Okinawa, Japan. He received the Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the Army of Cooperation Medal Japan...
Sharon Beck (06/28/12)
SIKESTON -- Sharon Jeanie Beck, 57, died June 19, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 25, 1955, in Sikeston, to the late Spurlin and Betty Sue McBroom Beck Sr., she was previously employed as a secretary and was of the Protestant belief...
Lexis White (06/28/12)
CHAFFEE -- Lexis Renee White, 10, died June 26, 2012, at the Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis. Born June 20, 2002, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Nicole LuAnne White of Chaffee and the late Billy Jones, she was a student at St. Ambrose Catholic School and a member of the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee in Chaffee. She also attended the Christian Mission Church in Benton...
Johnny Slaten (06/28/12)
CHARLESTON -- John C. "Johnny" Slaten, 49, died June 25, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 7, 1962, in Cairo, Ill., to Gene and Ruth Steward Slaten who survive of Charleston, he was a 1981 graduate of Charleston High School and studied computer science at M.I.T. ...
Kimberly Coffman (06/28/12)
NEW MADRID -- Kimberly Coffman, 34, died June 27, 2012, at Pemiscot Memorial Medical Center. Born Jan. 24, 1978, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of Patricia Coffman Decourey who survives of Perryville and the late J.C. Coffman. In addition to her mother, survivors include: one brother, Jimmy Lynn Coffman of Farmington; and one sister, Carmella Uhrig of St. Louis...
Dwight Crader (06/28/12)
SIKESTON -- Dwight Crader, 86, died June 27, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Ralph Sexton Sr. (06/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Ralph L. Sexton Sr., 88, died June 26, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, where services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday.
Beunah Hutchcraft (06/27/12)
DEXTER -- Beunah Hutchcraft, 90, died June 25, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born April 26, 1922, in Bernie, to the late Sherman and Carrie Pendergrass Pippins, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Dexter. She worked as a housekeeper at Doctors Hospital in Poplar Bluff and as a sales clerk at Stovall's Department Store in Dexter...
Patricia Turner (06/27/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Patricia Staggs Turner, 65, died June 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Memorial services are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at First General Baptist Church in Morehouse with the Rev. Randy Thomas officiating. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Anna LeCroy (06/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Anna Lou LeCroy, 78, died June 23, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 19, 1933, in Atkins, Ark., to the late William Houston and Ezzie Ethel Parham Payne, she had been employed as a custodian for the Sikeston Middle School and was of the Baptist belief...
Iva Holden (06/27/12)
DEXTER -- Iva Celeste Holden, 82, died June 26, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Home in Dexter. Born Sept. 10, 1929, in Rombauer, daughter of the late Hershell M. Yates and Geneva Mondy Yates, she attended the First Baptist Church in Dexter. S...
James Mirgeaux (06/27/12)
SCOTT CITY -- James John Mirgeaux, 87, died June 26, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Born Feb. 24, 1925, in Fornfelt, to the late Joseph and Alice Rozmerski Mirgeaux, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He was also a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso and V.F.W. Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau. He was a self-employed bricklayer...
Lindell Taber (06/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Lindell Lacy Taber, 74, died June 26, 2012, at the Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 11, 1937, in Matthews, to the late Lacy B. and Eva M. Lancaster Taber, he was employed by the Laborers Union as a construction worker and was a member of the Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319...
David Jones (06/27/12)
MOREHOUSE -- David Ray Jones, 43, died June 26, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 24, 1968, in Fort Worth, Texas, he was the son of the late Mary Sue Parker. On Sept. 24, 2006, in Conran, he married Laurie Nett, who survives of the home in Morehouse...
Josephine Messmer (06/27/12)
KELSO -- Josephine Mary Messmer, 94, died June 25, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 1, 1918, in Chaffee, to the late Joseph Andrew and Bertha Theresa Seyer Himmelsbach, she was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, St. Anne's Sodality, Kelso Senior Citizens, VFW Post 6407 Ladies Auxiliary and a volunteer at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Beunah Hutchcraft (06/26/12)
DEXTER - Beunah Hutchcraft, 90, died June 25, 2012. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
John Slaten (06/26/12)
CHARLESTON -- John C. Slaten, 49, died June 25, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home.
Joe Polk (06/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Joe Polk, 76, died June 25, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Lyman Jines (06/26/12)
DEXTER - Lyman Jerry "Nub" Jines, 78, died June 24, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born March 5, 1934, in Sikeston, he was the son of the late Lyman Lloyd Jines and Cora Mae Knight Jines. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Korea shortly after the Korean War...
Lois Stowe (06/26/12)
NEW MADRID -- Lois Keene Stowe died June 23, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center due to complications after surgery for a fractured hip. She was born in rural New Madrid County on Aug. 29, 1921, to the late John Wesley and Ida B. Joiner Keene. She was a twin to Lloyd Keene...
Velma L. Wilson (06/25/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Velma L. Wilson, 86, died at 8:40 p.m. June 22, 2012, at Close To Home in Matthews. Born Dec. 2, 1925, in Hickman County, Ky., to the late James N. and Mary Morgan Cathey, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie...
LeRoy Callanan (06/25/12)
DIEHLSTADHT -- LeRoy Callanan, 65, formerly of Chicago, died June 23, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 12, 1946, in Chicago, he was the son of Raymond Callanan of Farmington and the late Juanita Pohl Keller. On March 1, 2000, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, he married Dorothy Tripp who survives of the home...
Patricia Turner (06/25/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Patricia Staggs Turner, age 65, was called into heaven on June 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born March 17, 1947, in Sikeston, to the late Leon Alfred Cantrell and Frankie Mae Haley. One son, Robert McGrane of St. Louis and two grandchildren; a sister, Lisa Ellison of Scott City; and a niece and several nephews, survive her. She leaves a very close longtime friend, Janice Sloan of Sikeston...
Anna Lecroy (06/25/12)
SIKESTON -- Anna Lecroy, 78, died June 23, 2012, at Clearview Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Patricia Turner (06/24/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Patricia Turner, 65, died June 23, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Velma Wilson (06/24/12)
MATTHEWS -- Velma L. Wilson died at 8:40 p.m. June 22, 2012, at Close to Home Inc. in Matthews. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Rosie Lee Hill (06/22/12)
NEW MADRID -- Rosie Lee Hill, 76, died June 12, 2012, Born Aug. 19, 1935 in Marston, to the late Lady Bee Martin and Peter Wilderness, she worked for 25 years at Sells Rest Home from which she retired. In 1952, she married Eugene Hill, and he preceded her in death...
Scottie Tidwell Jr. (06/22/12)
ANNISTON -- Scottie Leon Tidwell Jr., one-month old son of Scottie L. Tidwell Sr. and Debra Denise Dawn Busby of Anniston, died June 16, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born May 6, 2012, at Sikeston. In addition to his parents, survivors include: three sisters, Tia Tidwell and Linda Tidwell both of Anniston and Alanna Tidwell of Dexter; one brother, Justin Tidwell of Anniston; paternal grandparents, Linda Vanvickle and David Griggs of Anniston and Robert and Ann Tidwell of Matthews; maternal grandparents, Danny and Irene Busby of Thebes, Ill., and Kim Smith of Kansas; paternal great-grandparent, Charlotte Tidwell of Matthews; and paternal great-grandparent, Lawanda England of Thebes.. ...
Rosemary O'Dell (06/22/12)
FREDERICKTOWN -- Rosemary Garrett O'Dell, 64, formerly of East Prairie, died at 12:10 a.m. June 18, 2012, in the Madison Memorial Hospital in Fredericktown. Born Oct. 30, 1947, in Dorena, to the late Burrow and Lovie Irene Pope Garrett, she lived in Fredericktown for the past 16 years moving from East Prairie. She was of the Baptist belief...
Eathel Doolittle (06/22/12)
CRESCENT CITY, Fla. -- Eathel Agnes Doolittle, 98, formerly of East Prairie and Charleston, died at 12:50 a.m. June 20, 2012, in the Putnam Community Hospital in Palatka, Fla. Born May 4, 1914, in Searcy, Ark, to the late W.M. and Maude Ramer James, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and had lived in Florida for the past 12 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie...
Eathel Doolittle (06/21/12)
PALATKA, Fla. - Eathel Agnes Doolittle, 98, formerly of Charleston and East Prairie, Mo., died at 12:50 a.m. June 20, 2012. Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.
Gale Brown (06/21/12)
BERTRAND -- Larry Gale Brown, 71, formerly of East Prairie, died June 20, 2012, at his home in Bertrand. Born July 15, 1940, in Mississippi County, to the late Prince Albert "P.A." and Hazel Luella Jones Brown, he had lived in Mississippi County his entire life. He had been employed as a police officer in East Prairie a number of years and also worked in construction...
Sharon Beck (06/21/12)
SIKESTON -- Sharon Jeanie Beck, 57, died June 19, 2012, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Beatrice Dudley (06/21/12)
CHAFFEE -- Beatrice Lee Dudley, 98, died June 20, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Dec. 21, 1913, in Zalma, to the late Buford Harrison and Iva Crites Fowler, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Chaffee. On April 28, 1930, she married Clarence Earl Dudley who preceded her in death on June 26, 1982...
Joseph Geuin (06/21/12)
DEXTER -- Joseph Ray Geuin, 56, died June 19, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 3, 1956, in DeRidder, La., son of the late Marvin Credale Geuin and Lois Lavina Simpkins Geuin, he was affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church where he was a member of the ministerial alliance for 39 years. He was the senior pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter...
­Margaret Petty (06/21/12)
CHARLESTON -- Margaret Ann Petty, 61, died June 19, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 24, 1951, in Henson, to the late J.D. and Veatrice Crider Wilson, she was owner of Margaret Petty Day Care for over 20 years and a foster parent for the state of Missouri. She was a member of New Beginnings Church where she was the church mother...
Ruby Brown (06/20/12)
CHICAGO -- Ruby Lee Brown, 84, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died June 13, 2012, at the Mac Neal Memorial Hospital in Berwyn, Ill. Born July 17, 1928, in Parma, Mo., to the late Alfonzo and Novella Cain, she had lived in Chicago for the past four years. She was a member of the New Home Baptist Church in Broseley, Mo...
Evelyn Jones (06/20/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Evelyn A. Jones, 71, died June 11, 2012, at her home. Born March 22, 1941, in Chicago Heights, Ill., to the late Leon and Thelma Powell, she was a member of the Mt. Sinai Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff where she served on the Usher Board...
Leroy Braun (06/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Leroy Braun, 61, died June 12, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 16, 1951, in Quakertown, Pa., he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. A resident of Sikeston for the past 10 years, he was employed as a maintenance engineer at Days Inn...
Franklin McFerren (06/20/12)
LILBOURN -- Franklin Robinson McFerren, 55, died June 17, 2012, at his home. Born April 3, 1957, in Lilbourn, to Pauline McFerren Robinson of Chicago and the late Franklin D. Robinson, he was a 1975 graduate of Lilbourn High School. He attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Lincoln University in Jefferson City. He was employed by Digby's Detective and Security Agency in Chicago before retiring and was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Lilbourn...
Artie Mansfield (06/19/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Artie Bell Mansfield, 85, died at 4:15 a.m. June 18, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 12, 1927, in Dardanelle, Ark., to the late Fred Chillus and Hazel McMillian Williams, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Bertha Hodges (06/19/12)
MATTHEWS -- Bertha Hodges, 101, died June 18, 2012, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Born Dec. 5, 1910, in Vanduser, daughter of the late Virgil and Sybilla Welter Stacy, she was a member of Little Vine General Baptist Church. On May 2, 1929, she married Wesley "Bobe" Hodges, who preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1995...
Jerry Seabaugh (06/19/12)
DEXTER -- Jerry Lee Seabaugh, 64, died June 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 8, 1947, in Scopus, son of the late Truman Dayton Seabaugh and Wilma IVD Crites Seabaugh, he was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church of Dexter. ...
Jean Wedel (06/19/12)
MATTOON, Ill. -- Jeanette Marie Cunningham Wedel, 88, died at 11:18 a.m. June 16, 2012, died at 11:18 a.m. June 16, 2012. Born May 13, 1924, in Mattoon, daughter of the late Bruce D. and Erma E. (Wooldridge) Cunningham, she was a lifelong resident of Mattoon. ...
Artie Mansfield (06/18/12)
EAST PRAIRIE - Artie B. Mansfield, 85, died at 4:15 a.m. June 18, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Reva Medlin (06/18/12)
BERNIE -- Reva Medlin, 83, died June 16, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 8, 1929, at Bernie, daughter of the late Ralph Beaird and Cassie Onedia Murphy Beaird, she was a former line worker for the Rexall Factory and later employed by Dr. Bess in Malden from 1995-2011 as a secretary...
Rosemary O'Dell (06/18/12)
FREDERICKTOWN - Rosemary O'Dell, 64, formerly of East Prairie, died at 12:10 a.m. June 18, 2012, in the Madison County Medical Center in Fredericktown. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Carol Crowe (06/18/12)
SPRINGFIELD -- Carol Ann Crowe, 71, formerly of Dexter, died June 15, 2012, at St. John's Mercy Villa Nursing Center in Springfield. Born Oct. 1, 1940, in Idalia, to the late Cecil and Mildred E. Patterson Crowe, she had lived in the Dexter area most of her life and has resided the past few years in Springfield...
Maxine Stabbs (06/18/12)
BENTON -- Maxine Stabbs, 74, died June 16, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 29, 1938 in Charleston, to the late Leo F. and Seena L. Chandler Hale. She worked as a caregiver and was of the Baptist belief. On July 14, 1956, she married Lawrence A. Stabbs, and he preceded her in death...
Paul Adkisson (06/18/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Paul Vernon Adkisson, 83, died at 7:30 p.m. June 16, 2012, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born July 31, 1928, in Mississippi County, to the late Rudolph and Alice Tanner Adkisson, he lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was a member of the First Christian Church. He was a retired federal grain inspector and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Charleston Masonic Lodge 407 in Charleston and also a 32nd degree Mason of the Scottish Rite...
Bertha Hodges (06/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Bertha Hodges, 101, died June 18, 2012, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.
Scottie Tidwell Jr. (06/18/12)
ANNISTON - Scottie L. Tidwell Jr., the one-month-old son of Scottie L. Tidwell Sr. and Debra Denise Dawn Busby of Anniston, died June 16, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie...
Rose Welter (06/18/12)
CHAFFEE -- Rose Marie Welter, 77, died June 15, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Aug. 28, 1934, near Chaffee, to the late Anton and Agnes Enderle Welter, she was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee. Survivors include: two brothers and sisters-in-law, Anthony "Tony" and Phyllis Welter of Scott City and Franklin and Linda Welter of Chaffee; six nieces and nephews; and 12 great-nieces and nephews...
Wilma Baldwin (06/18/12)
BERTRAND -- Wilma Shipman Baldwin, 78, died June 16, 2012, at the Bertrand Nursing Home. Born Aug. 3, 1933, in Arkansas, to the late Henry and Dora Pry Shipman, she had lived in this area most of her life. She was married to Don Baldwin, and he preceded her in death...
Sally Poyner (06/18/12)
CHARLESTON -- Marcella Ann "Sally" Poyner, 65, died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at her home in Charleston. Born Oct. 17, 1946, at Belleville, Ill., to the late Cletus J. and Helen Blackman Haas, she had lived in Chicago, Ill., and Elkhart, Ind., before returning to Charleston. She was of the Catholic belief...
Clara Litzler (06/17/12)
LONGVIEW, Texas -- Clara Litzler, 85, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died June 15, 2012, at the Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview. Born Oct. 13, 1926, at Essex, Mo., to the late Thomas and Bernice Johnson Parkinson, she was a homemaker and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter...
Maxine Stabbs (06/17/12)
BENTON-- Maxine Stabbs, 74, died June 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Ricky Dennison (06/17/12)
NEW ORLEANS -- Ricky L. Dennison, 56, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died June 11, 2012 at his home. No services are planned. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
James Johnson (06/17/12)
CHARLESTON -- James Lemuel Johnson, 49, died June 14, 2012, at his home. Born June 25, 1962, in Wyatt, to Anita Katherine Palmer Johnson of East Prairie and the late Bobby Gene Johnson, he was a construction worker and of the Assembly of God belief...
Wayne Lloyd (06/17/12)
DELAWARE, Ohio -- Wayne G. Lloyd, 94, formerly of Parma, Mo., died June 13, 2012, at Willow Brook Christian Community. Born Oct. 6, 1917, in Marengo, to the late Lewis and Lela Gartrell Lloyd, he was a 1935 graduate of Marengo High School. He opened the Lloyd Furniture Store in Ashley where he worked as a salesman. ...
James Johnson (06/15/12)
CHARLESTON -- James Lemuel Johnson, 49, died June 14, 2012, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Roland Byrd (06/15/12)
RISCO -- Charles Roland Byrd, 89, died June 13, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 20, 1922, in Grubbs, Ark., to the late Charlie and Jewel Ruby Byrd, he was a farmer and a member of the Pleasantview General Baptist Church in Risco. On Feb. 8, 1950, he married Murle Green, and she preceded him in death on June 11, 2012...
Mona Taylor (06/15/12)
BENTON -- Mona Faye Taylor, 57, formerly of New Madrid, died June 11, 2012, at her home in Benton. Born Feb. 15, 1955, in New Madrid, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Norma Watson Lyons Sr. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Shelby Taylor of Marble Hill; one sister and brother-in-law, Pam and Al Hendricks of New Madrid; one brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Debbie Lyons Jr. of Blytheville, Ark.; and six grandchildren...
Bessie Wilson (06/15/12)
DEXTER -- Bessie Mae Wilson, 90, died June 13, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter. Born Feb. 1, 1922, in Harrisburg, Ark., to the late James William and Bessie King Lane, she was a homemaker and a member of the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church in Aid...
Rita Todt (06/15/12)
ORAN -- Rita H. Todt, 87, died June 13, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau. Born Feb. 20, 1925, in Chaffee, to the late Robert J. and Mary Griffin Margrabe, she was an elementary school teacher, first teaching at Caney Elementary. After earning her college degree she taught in Sikeston. ...
Clyde Weaver (06/14/12)
CAMPBELL -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Clyde Flora Weaver, 52, who died on June 10, 2012, were: Bud Davis, Billy Ray McCarver, Zack Davis, Fred Price, Bulldog Wells and Lee Dillard.
Alberta Luster (06/14/12)
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Alberta Luster, 84, died June 8, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. She was born March 4, 1928, in Earle, Ark. Visitation is from 11:30 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. at the New Madrid Baptist Church in New Madrid, Mo...
Georgia Whittenberg (06/14/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Georgia Lucille Whittenberg, 92, formerly of Dexter, died June 12, 2012, in the Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Nov. 1, 1919, in Bertrand, to the late Stephen and Edith Skaggs Whittenberg, she had worked as a seamstress for Elder Manufacturing Company of Dexter and was of the General Baptist belief...
Marty Carter (06/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Martha Nell "Marty" Carter, 75, formerly of Risco and Flint, Mich., died June 12, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Born Feb. 6, 1937, in Bethel Springs, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Hobert and Mary Landreth Moore. On April 30, 1967, in Flint, she married Fred Carter and he preceded her in death in 1989...
Billy Swiney Sr. (06/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for graveside services to be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Mounds Park Cemetery in Lilbourn for Billy Swiney Sr., 77, who died on June 12, 2012, will be: Billy Swiney Jr., Phillip Swiney, Ryan Eddy, David Eddy, Pat Hogan and Dennis Haynes...
Marshall Larkins (06/14/12)
CLINTON, Ky. -- Herbert Marshall Larkins, 82, died at 12:04 a.m. June 13, 2012, at Parkway Regional Hospital. Son of the late R.R. and Annie Bennett Larkins, he was a retired farmer and the owner of West Kentucky Enterprises of Mayfield. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War, a member of Clinton First Baptist Church and was involved for 18 years with the Hickman County Jail Ministry...
Bob Dennis (06/14/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Bobby Gene Dennis, 79, died June 11, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born April 6, 1933, at Williamsville, to the late Mable Fisher Dennis Seeker and Fred Bradford Dennis, he was a former welder/pipefitter with Little Rock Union Hall No. 155. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield, the Poplar Bluff Masonic Lodge No. 209 and the Bloomfield Chapter Order of Eastern Star No. 385...
Wayne Stovall (06/14/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. -- Calvin "Wayne" Stovall, 62, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 9, 2012, at his home. Born May 21, 1950, in Sikeston, to the late William Calvin Stovall and Ruby Lee Potter Stovall, he had worked for the City of Sikeston before moving to Olive Branch where he was self-employed...
Donna Gilliland (06/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Donna Gilliland, 73, died June 11, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1938, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of the late Wilbur and Gladys (Bell) Gossett Sr., she was a member of First Church of the Nazarene and had worked for Sikeston Woodworking, Oran Hat Factory and DeWitt Company before retiring...
Dolores Crawford (06/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Georgia Dolores Crawford, 89, died at 7:35 a.m. June 13, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Jan. 31, 1923, in Sikeston, to the late John Foster Husher and Marjorie Bell Swanigon Husher, she was a housewife. A lifelong resident of Sikeston, she was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church and a former G.A. leader...
Cornelia Treadwell (06/13/12)
WYATT -- Cornelia Treadwell, 67, died June 12, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 27, 1945, in Charleston, daughter of the late Will Gee and Cordia Dunnigan, she was a member of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Wyatt. Her husband, Henry Treadwell, preceded her in death...
Mamie Flowers (06/13/12)
CREVE COUER -- Mamie A. Flowers, 63, died June 8, 2012. Survivors include: three siblings, Janice Flowers-Davis of Hutto, Texas, Wilbur Flowers of O'Fallon, Ill., and Robbie Flowers-Alxander of Kansas City, Mo.; two aunts, Mozetta Henry of Wardell and Alberta Gardner of Columbus...
Joseph L. Partee (06/13/12)
PORTAGEVILLE - Joseph L. Partee, 71, died June 11, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 30, 1941, in Bokerton, to Atlean Young Partee and Elgie Partee, he was a retired employee of the Missouri Highway Department. On May 6, 2005, in Portageville, he married Margaret Jackson, who survives of the home...
Joe Greer (06/13/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joe Greer, 73, died at 4:35 p.m. June 12, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 27, 1938, in Mississippi County, son of the late Earl and Marie Schneider Greer, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer and manager of the MFA Oil Plant in East Prairie. He was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie...
Billy Swiney Sr. (06/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Billy Swiney Sr., 77, died June 12, 2012, at Miner Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 4, 1934, in Booneville, Miss., son of the late Clyde and Vivian Gooch Swiney, he was a member of Shady Acres Church of Christ and had been a farmer until retiring in 2005...
Donna Gilliland (06/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Donna Gilliland, 73, died June 11, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Born Oct. 27, 1938, in Clarksville, Ark., daughter of the late Wilbur and Gladys (Bell) Gossett, she was a member of First Church of the Nazarene and had worked for Sikeston Woodworking, Oran Hat Factory and DeWitt Company before retiring...
Sylvester Sims (06/13/12)
NEW MADRID -- Sylvester "Fat" Sims, 57, died June 9, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 5, 1954, in New Madrid, to the late George Bob and Genevieve Miller Sims, he attended New Madrid County Schools where he was a member of the 1972 graduating class and a member of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in New Madrid. He was employed by Riceland Foods Inc. in Marston and a member of United Steel Union Local 7686...
Mary Ann Forbis (06/12/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ann Forbis, 80, died June 7, 2012, at Golden Living at Brandywood in Gallatin, Tenn. Born Sept. 10, 1931, in Sikeston, daughter of the late James and Tishie Bates Hitchcock, and she was a 1949 graduate of Sikeston High School and worked for many years at the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
James Holt Jr. (06/12/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- James Holt Jr., 38, died June 9, 2012, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 8, 1974, in Chaffee, the son of James Holt Sr. and Joyce Dial Holt Goehri of Sikeston, he was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and was a Sunday school teacher for 13 years. He was active in field trial competitions with beagles...
Murle Byrd (06/12/12)
RISCO -- Murle Lee Byrd, 81, died June 11, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 12, 1930, in Holcomb, to the late Alfred and Ada Stacy Green, she was a member of the Pleasantview General Baptist Church in Risco. On Feb. 8, 1950, at Malden, she married Charles Roland Byrd who survives of the home...
Lynn Shephard (06/12/12)
HAMMOND, Ind. -- Lynn Shephard, 93, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 9, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 11, 1918, in Hammond, to the late Rollin and Pearl Williams Shephard, he was a laboratory technician at the American Oil Company and retired in 1977. He was a World War II veteran and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post in St. John. He was also a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Orak Shrine in Michigan City...
Martha Stause (06/12/12)
DEXTER -- Martha A. Stause, 66, died June 10, 2012, at her home. Born July 13, 1945, in Dexter, daughter of the late Marcus and Margaret Stuever Bader, she was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, a former employee of Purolator Product in Dexter and was employed at Gregory's Creations in Dexter...
James Lemmink (06/12/12)
BENTON -- James Allen Lemmink, 42, died June 9, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 24, 1969, in Rockford, Ill., to the late James Robert and Virginia May Carr Lemmink, he was a mechanic for Midwest Chassis in Chaffee, owner of Auto Works and a 17-year member of NBC Fire and Rescue...
Clyde Weaver (06/12/12)
SIKESTON -- Clyde Flora Weaver, 52, of Sikeston, died Sunday June 10, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 7, 1959, in Lilbourn, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd Neeley and Sissy Wells. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Weaver Jr., on Dec. 5, 2010...
Donna Gilliland (06/12/12)
SIKESTON -- Donna Gilliland, 73, died June 11, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Billy Swiney Sr. (06/12/12)
SIKESTON -- Billy Swiney Sr., 77, died June 12, 2012, at Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Joseph Partee (06/12/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Joseph L. Partee, 71, died June 11, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Maxine Schuerenberg (06/11/12)
JACKSON, Tenn. -- Vera Maxine Schuerenberg, age 81, died June 9, 2012, at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson. Born Dec. 5, 1930, in Pinson, daughter of the late Tom and Della Golozier Jones, she moved to Jackson to make her home in 1979. She was a manager for Wal-Mart for 18 years and earlier taught Sunday school in Puxico, Mo. She was a member of Parkburg Baptist Church...
James Holt Jr. (06/11/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- James Holt Jr., 38, died June 9, 2012, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 8, 1974, in Chaffee, the son of James Holt Sr. and Joyce Dial Holt Goehri of Sikeston, he was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and was a Sunday school teacher for 13 years. He was active in field trial competitions with beagles...
Mary Forbis (06/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Mary Forbis, 80, who died June 7, 2012, were: Justin Dover, Christopher Forbis, Louie Belt Jr., Louie Belt Sr., Tommy Bridger and Justin Culbertson.
Clyde Weaver (06/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Clyde Flora Weaver, 52, died June 10, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Lynn Shephard (06/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Lynn Shephard, 93, died June 9, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Bo Aslin Jr. (06/11/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Robert "Bo" Aslin Jr., 29, died June 9, 2012, in Illinois. Born March 11, 1983, in Dexter, son of Robert "Bobby" Aslin Sr. and Donna Duncan Aslin of Bloomfield, he had lived most of his life in Bloomfield and a short time in Texas and Cape Girardeau. He was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield and worked at Ag Distributors in Sikeston...
Leeon Sugg (06/09/12)
DEXTER -- Leeon Sugg, 67, died June 7, 2012, at his home. Born April 16, 1945, in Sikeston, to the late Daniel Lee and Gladys Mae Marlin Sugg, he lived in Sikeston before moving to Dexter three years ago. He owned and operated his own auto body repair shop for more than 30 years and was a member of the Morehouse Assembly of God Church. For over 20 years, he and his wife served as foster parents to many children...
John Reynolds Jr. (06/09/12)
NEW MADRID -- John Wayne Reynolds Jr., 49, died June 5, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 18, 1962, in Chicago, to John Wayne Reynolds Sr. of Lilbourn and Janet Marie Lacy Morgan of Scott City. In addition to his parents, survivors include: two sons, John Joseph Reynolds and Michael Jay Reynolds of Tiptonville, Tenn.; one brother, Bobby Lloyd Reynolds of Lilbourn; two stepbrothers, Kevin Morgan of New Madrid and Richard Morgan Jr. ...
Patricia Schlosser (06/09/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Patricia Anne "Sis" Schlosser, 78, died June 6, 2012, at her home. Born Nov. 14, 1933, in Kelso, to the late Lambert and Lorraine Dohogne Drury, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, charter president and member of Ladies Auxiliary Knights of Columbus Council 6420, past president of St. Joseph Council of Catholic Women, a volunteer at St. Francis Medical Center and Meals on Wheels and Eucharistic minister at St. Joseph Church...
Mary Ann Forbis (06/09/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ann Forbis, 80, of Sikeston, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Golden Living at Brandywood in Gallatin, Tenn. Born Sept. 10, 1931, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late James and Tishie (Bates) Hitchcock. She was also preceded in death by her son, Lawrence; and three brothers, J.N. Hitchcock Jr., Olen Hitchcock and Lindell Hitchcock...
Donna Miller (06/09/12)
SIKESTON -- Donna Laverne Miller, 79, died at 5 a.m. June 7, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Oct. 11, 1932, in White Oak to the late Eugene Daniel and Lois Marie Waller Hankins, she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion and had previously worked as a switchboard operator for the Norfolk and Western Railroad...
Trudye Blackard (06/09/12)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Trudye Margaret Weaks Blackard, 68, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., passed away peacefully on Friday, May 18, 2012, at St. Vincent's hospital with her daughter at her side. Born Sept. 15, 1943, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late Robert H. "Jake" and Marie Dickerman Weaks...
Mary Lou Clark (06/08/12)
NEW MADRID -- Mary Lou Clark was born Feb. 18, 1929, in Lapanto, Ark., to Eva Mae Parliment and William Thomas Stultz. She died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at her home in New Madrid at the age of 83 years, 3 months and 20 days. She was united in marriage to Charles C. "Tip" Clark on April 21, 1946, in Mexico, Ky., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 2009...
Mary Ann Forbis (06/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ann Forbis, 80, died June 7, 2012, at Golden Living at Brandywood in Gallatin, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Patricia Schlosser (06/08/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Patricia Anne "Sis" Schlosser, 78, died June 6, 2012, at her home. Born Nov. 14, 1933, in Kelso, to the late Lambert and Lorraine Dohogne Drury, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, charter president and member of Ladies Auxiliary Knights of Columbus Council 6420, past president of St. Joseph Council of Catholic Women, a volunteer at St. Francis Medical Center and Meals on Wheels and Eucharistic minister at St. Joseph Church...
Altee Johnson (06/07/12)
HOWARDVILLE -- Altee Johnson, 72, died June 4, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 11, 1939, in Portageville, to the late Lusher and Iodia Wheeler Johnson Sr.. she was employed at Plastene Supply Company in Portageville for 25 years and she also worked at Swift Company in Dexter. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Catron and also served on the Usher Board at House of Deliverance in Portageville. She was an Eastern Star with Chapter Rock of Ages...
Patricia Schlosser (06/07/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Patricia Anne Schlosser, 78, died June 6, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Altee Johnson (06/06/12)
HOWARDVILLE -- Altee Johnson, 72, died June 4, 2012 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 11, 1939, in Portageville, Missouri to the late Lusher and Iodia Wheeler Johnson Sr.. she was employed at Plastene Supply Company in Portageville for 25 years and she also worked at Swift Company in Dexter, Missouri. ...
Peggy Blissett (06/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Peggy Lee Blissett, 58, died June 3, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 26, 1954, in Dorena, to Louis Van Montjoy Sr. of Sikeston and the late Katherine Dickson-Montjoy, she was a 1972 graduate of Sikeston High School. She worked for 20 years at Sells Nursing Home in Matthews and five years at Tri-County In-Home Service. She was a member of Divine Temple Church of Oran where she was in charge of the Pastors Aide Committee...
Herbert Brown Jr. (06/06/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Herbert Roosevelt Brown Jr., 83, died at 7:30 a.m. June 5, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 28, 1929, in Sanford, N.C., to the late Herbert Roosevelt and Estelle Underwood Brown Sr., he retired as a panel operator after 28 years of service working at Hart's Bakery and later I.B.C. ...
Zahrell Banks (06/06/12)
WILSON CITY -- Zahrell Lee Sloan Banks, two months old, died June 3, 2012 in Wilson City. Born April 6, 2012, in Sikeston, he was the son of Roberta Sloan of Wilson City and Carlos Bank of Cape Girardeau. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Bobby Spencer and Zingo Spencer of Wilson City; and two sisters, LaDesha Sloan and Zhairra Sloan Banks of Wilson City...
Loy Miller (06/06/12)
DIEHLSTADT --Loy Gene Miller, 70, died June 4, 2012 at Diehlstadt. Born June 9, 1941, in Scott County, to the late Jasper Utah and Alma Edith McClain Miller, he had lived in Scott and Mississippi counties his entire life and was a retired farmer. In 1985, he was ordained as a General Baptist Minister and had served as the pastor of the Temple of Faith General Baptist Church in Sikeston a number of years...
Patricia White (06/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Patricia Ann White, 74, died June 3, 2012, at her home. Born March 17, 1938, in Battle Creek, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Helen Vincent Stark. She married Samuel White who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son, Robert Cloyd of Orlando, Fla.; one daughter, Robbie Cloyd of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Lee Stark of Lake Placid, Fla., and Jim Stark of Bessemer, Ala.; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Alan Mickel (06/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Alan Duane Mickel, 80, died at 6:06 p.m. June 4, 2012, at his home. Born June 1, 1932, in McCook, Neb., to the late Hamilcar "H.T." Tellez and Doris Ida Middleton Mickel, he lived most of his life in East Prairie and taught band in Deering and East Prairie for 30 years. ...
Bradford Shain Sr. (06/06/12)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Bradford M. Shain Sr., 79, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 3:40 p.m. May 24, 2012, at Methodist University in Memphis. High Point Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
John Milburn Sr. (06/06/12)
ROCK SPRINGS, Ark. -- John R. Milburn Sr., 85, died June 3, 2012, at his home. Born Aug. 2, 1926, in Sikeston, Mo., son of the late Ross A. and Mary Walker Milburn, he was a retired petroleum engineer for Dow Chemical and was a member of the Christian Church...
Murry Asberry (06/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Murry Lee Asberry, 83, died May 30, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 23, 1929, in Anniston, to the late Will Asberry and Charlotte Scott McCline, he attended Charleston Public Schools and worked in timber cutting...
Robert Dancler (06/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Robert Earl Dancler, 62, died June 4, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 23, 1949, in New Madrid, to the late King Agrippa and Areedia Young Dancler, he was a graduate of Jimtown High School. He was a painter, had served in the U.S. Army and was of the Baptist belief...
Bobbie Henry (06/06/12)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Bobbie L. Bryant-Henry, 73, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died June 1, 2012, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born Aug. 21, 1938, in Itta Bena, Miss., to the late Charles King and Johnnie Mae Stevens, she was a licensed practical nurse. She had been employed at Kirby Pines Retirement Home in Memphis and was a member of The Hope of Glory Church of God in Christ in Memphis...
Jasper Miller (06/06/12)
DIEHLSTADT -- Jasper Lewis Miller, 49, died June 4, 2012, at Diehlstadt. Born Oct. 1, 1962, at Wyatt, to Della Ray Miller Divinny of Charleston and the late Loy Gene Miller, he had lived in Charleston and Diehlstadt his entire life and was employed at Alan Wire Company in Sikeston. He was of the General Baptist belief...
Randy Miller (06/06/12)
DIEHLSTADT -- Randey Gene Miller, 47, died June 4, 2012 at Diehlstadt. Born July 16, 1964, to Della Ray Miller Divinny, who survives of Charleston and to the late Loy Gene Miller, he had lived in Charleston and Diehlstadt all of his life. He had been employed at Red Rocket Fireworks, Boomland,...
Freda Whiteside (06/06/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Freda Jean Whiteside, 77, died June 5, 2012, at the Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 24, 1935, near East Prairie, to the late Raymond and Mildred Mayberry Dick, she was a 1954 graduate of Anniston High School. She was employed by Production Credit in Charleston, drove a school bus for Cape Schools for 12 years and for BART transportation for 15 years. She was a member of Red Star Baptist Church...
Louis Wilson (06/05/12)
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Louis Calvin Wilson, 74, died June 1, 2012. Born in Arkansas, he grew up and was schooled in Missouri, graduating in 1955 at Sikeston. He retired in 1993 after service in the U.S. Navy and a lifelong career with the McKesson-Robbins Wholesale Drug Co. ...
Patricia White (06/05/12)
SIKESTON -- Patricia Ann White, 74, died June 3, 2012, at her home. Born March 17, 1938, in Battle Creek, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Helen Vincent Stark. She married Samuel White who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son, Robert Cloyd of Orlando, Fla.; one daughter, Robbie Cloyd of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Lee Stark of Lake Placid, Fla., and Jim Stark of Bessemer, Ala.; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Dickie Hampton (06/05/12)
SIKESTON -- Dickie Gean Hampton, 65, died May 18, 2012, at her home. Born July 8, 1946, in Catron, she was daughter of the late Leonard and Evelyn Wages. On Aug. 7, 1992, in Portageville, she married Leon Hampton who preceded her in death. Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Chris and Kristine Draper of Marston and Clark Draper of Sikeston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Dickie Deloach of Lilbourn and Tammy and Mark Madden of Finnely, Tenn.; two stepchildren, Don Allen Tinnin of Sikeston and Kim Pardon of Portageville; and 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
John Wellman (06/05/12)
QUINCY, Ill. -- John H. Wellman, 79, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died May 9, 2012, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Born Jan. 10, 1933, son of the late Wilbur and Louise Schreacke Wellman, he was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Sikeston, served in the U.S. Army and had worked as a college professor at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill., and as a self-employed certified public accountant...
Carla Phillips (06/05/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Carla Phillips, 62, formerly of Portageville, died June 2, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Born March 20, 1950, in Risco, daughter of the late Carl and Adele Dempsey, she was employed at Lady Luck. On May 30, 1969, in Malden, she married James R. "Jim" Phillips who preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1995...
Jasper Miller (06/05/12)
DIEHLSTADT -- Jasper Lewis Miller, 49, died June 4, 2012, at Diehlstadt. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Randy Miller (06/05/12)
DIEHLSTADT -- Randy Gene Miller, 47, died June 4, 2012, at Diehlstadt. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Loy Miller (06/05/12)
DIEHLSTADT -- Loy Gene Miller, 70, died June 4, 2012, at Diehlstadt. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Alan Mickel (06/05/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Alan Duane Mickel, 80, died June 4, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Freda Jean Whiteside (06/05/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Freda Jean Whiteside, 77, died June 5, 2012, at the Fountainbleau Lodge at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston
Lorene Thompson (06/04/12)
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Lorene Francis Thompson, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and New Madrid, Mo., died peacefully June 1, 2012. She was born June 22, 1922, in Loretto, the daughter of the late James C. and Donie Littrell and the close sister of the late Rachel B. Thompson. She was one of eight siblings, all of whom preceded her in death...
Roy Hon (06/04/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Roy Hon, 86, died June 1, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born March 6, 1926, in Parma, son of the late Lawrence and Alma Warren Hon, he served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, was a member of the First Baptist Church in Risco and had retired from teaching, coaching and administrating...
Timothy Easler (06/04/12)
ESSEX -- Timothy Lloyd Easler, 55, died June 3, 2012, at his sister's home in Essex. He was born April 20, 1957, in Gary, Ind., to the late James A. and Theresa Kirkman Easler. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, James Easler, Donny Easler and Douglas Easler...
Patsy Slayden (06/04/12)
SIKESTON -- Patsy Loretta Slayden, 73, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:05 p.m. June 1 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 10, 1939, in Success, Ark., daughter of the late John and Vada Samons Hopper, she retired from the Brown Shoe Company and was employed by Avon...
Clara Boan (06/04/12)
CHESTERFIELD -- Clara Marie Wempe Boan, 90, died June 1, 2012, at the Sunrise Assisted Living Center in Chesterfield. Born Oct. 28, 1921, in West Frankfort, Kan., daughter of the late August and Anna Lorson Wempe, in 1977 she moved to Bloomfield where she and her husband owned and operated the Bloomfield Vindicator newspaper serving as the editor for many years. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter and had been a member of the Bloomfield Women's Club...
Carla Phillips (06/04/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Carla Phillips, 62, died June 2, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from noon until service time at 2 p.m. Tuesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery...
Becky Presson (06/03/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Rebecca Ann "Becky" Presson, 71, died at 4:10 a.m. June 1, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 28, 1940, in New Madrid, to the late William M. and Alline Nunn Boyd, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was employed as the bookkeeper for Wolf Island Farms for several years and was a past member of the Eastern Star and a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie...
Anita Gibson (06/03/12)
WINDSOR, Colo. -- Anita Sue Gibson, 75, died June 8, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 11, 1937, in New Madrid County, Mo., to the late Alvin and Mayme Gremore, she lived in Lilbourn, Mo., for 18 years and was a 1955 graduate of Lilbourn High School. She spent time ministering to foreign students of Colorado State University and was a member of the Cache la Poudre Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution serving as chapter regent for two consecutive terms. ...
Patsy Slayden (06/03/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Loretta Slayden, 73, died at 2:05 p.m. June 1, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Virginia Cowan (06/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Virginia Cowan, 86, who died on May 27, 2012 were: Shawn Ward, Randy Eakins, Kenny Holt, Russell Jones, Mark Jones and Perry Holt.
Robert Morgan (06/03/12)
CHARLESTON -- Robert Morgan, 80, of rural Charleston, died June 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 17, 1931, at Datto, Ark., to the late Clarence Everett and Pearl Elizabeth Fears Morgan, he was member of the Tanner Street Church of God in Sikeston and a retired farmer who lived most of his life in rural Charleston...
Vera Belle Baker (06/03/12)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Vera Belle Baker, 87, died May 31, 2012, at the Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee. Born Oct. 2, 1924, in Bernie, Mo., daughter of the late Reben and Zana Gaines Craft, she was a long-time resident of Bloomfield, Mo., and Dexter, Mo., before moving to Florida several years ago. She was employed for over 30 years by the Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield...
Regina Miner (06/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Regina Marie Cannon Miner, 68, died at 10:35 p.m. May 31, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Sept. 12, 1943, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Talton Thomas and Laura Ida Curnell Cannon, she was a a lifelong resident of Sikeston. She had been employed as a truck driver at Triangle PWC and had been a member of Blodgett Baptist Church...
Lorene Thompson (06/03/12)
COLUMBIA, Tenn. -- Lorene Thompson, 89, died June 1, 2012, in Columbia. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo.
Arthur Viverette (06/01/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Arthur Lewis Viverette, 44, died May 31, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Aug. 1, 1967, in North Carolina, to the late Gracie "Alene" and Arthur Lewis Viverette Sr., he graduated from Portageville High School and served in the U.S. Navy...
Frances Farris (06/01/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Frances Fox Farris, who died on May 27, 2012, will be: Jim Barnes, Lee Shell, Mike Jensen, Don Swilley, Rudy Ponder and Woody Woods. Honorary pallbearers will be: Phil Chartrau, Maurice Hixon and Marvin Jensen...
Rachel Bowers (06/01/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Pallbearers for services held Thursday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Rachel Bowers, 36, who died on May 27, 2012 were: Thomas McDonnold, Brent Hann, Roger Johnson, P.J. Flanders, Robbie Orr and Chris Rainwater.
Robert Morgan (06/01/12)
CHARLESTON -- Robert A. Morgan, 80, of rural Charleston, died June 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Becky Presson (06/01/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Becky Presson, 71, died at 4:10 a.m. June 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.