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Obituaries from September 2012

Nadine Holloman (09/29/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Nadine Holloman, 92, died Sept. 29, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Daniel Wagner Jr. (09/29/12)
SIKESTON -- Daniel Harris Wagner Jr., 50, died Sept. 28, 2012. Born Sept. 24, 1962, at Joliet, Ill., to Daniel H. Wagner Sr. of Charleston and Leda Swope Wagner of Sikeston, he was a lifelong resident of the Sikeston area where he had been a self-employed farmer...
Patricia Langston (09/29/12)
DEXTER -- Patricia Sue Langston, 47, died Sept. 27, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born July 18, 1965, in Dexter, she was the daughter of Lesley Ray Mims and the late Barbara Sue Mims. In Nov. 1983, she married Willie Langston, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2002...
Lavanna Gaskins (09/29/12)
CHARLESTON -- Lavanna Jean Jones Gaskins, 66, died Sept. 28, 2012, at her home. Born Dec. 17, 1945, at Hayti, to the late Albert Lewis and Laura Sparks Jones, she had lived in Charleston a number of years and had attended the First Assembly of God Church in Charleston...
Billy Johnson (09/28/12)
SIKESTON -- Billy Gene Johnson, 85, of Sikeston, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Feb. 6, 1927, in Sikeston, to the late Leslie Robert and Lorene Monroe Johnson, he was a 1945 graduate of Blodgett High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1953. A farmer and member of the Miner Baptist Church, he also was a member of the Masonic Lodge as a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the SEMO Shriner's Mounted Patrol of Sikeston for many years...
Florence Shaw (09/28/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Florence Lucille Meyer Shaw, 61, died Sept. 26, 2012, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 27, 1950, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Carl A. and Lucille Francis Watley Meyer Sr., she was a member and 2004 Member of the Year of the Marine Corps Ladies Auxiliary. She was active in Toys for Tots and Bingo fundraisers...
Jerry Gann (09/28/12)
SIKESTON -- Jerry Ray Gann, 64, died Sept. 26, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 6, 1948, in Watsonville, Calif., to the late Edward Wilson and Mary Waldon Gann, he served for 25 years in the U.S. Army National Guard at Fresno, Calif., and had been a truck driver for Interstate Transport in East Prairie before retiring...
Clyde Cleaves (09/28/12)
CHARLESTON -- Clyde Cleaves, 57, died Sept. 26, 2012, at the Charleston Manor. Born April 12, 1955, in Diehlstadt, to the late Jessie and Callie Nicholson Cleaves, he was of the Baptist belief. He is survived by: three sons, Mark Carter and Ananizer Carter of Chicago Heights, Ill., and Clyde Carter of Louisville, Ky.; one daughter and son-in-law, Kizzie and Jody Willis of Chicago Heights; nine brothers, Tommie Cleaves and Randy Cleaves of Cape Girardeau, James Cleaves of Charleston, Samuel Cleaves, Steve Cleaves, John Cleaves and Timothy Cleaves of Columbus, Ohio, Jessie Cleaves of Louisville and Phillip Cleaves of Queens, N.Y.; three sisters, Delores Hall of Charleston and Larcene Robinson and Diane Cleaves of Cape Girardeau; and eight grandchildren.. ...
Fern Hutchison (09/28/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Fern Hutchison, 78, died Sept. 27, 2012, at her home. Born Aug. 21, 1934, in Dorena, to the late Mack Edwin and Elois Faye Doss Jones, she lived all her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Victory Baptist Church. On Dec. 26, 1952, she married Howard Hutchison who preceded her in death on March 27, 2002...
Lavanna Gaskins (09/28/12)
CHARLESTON -- Lavanna Jean Jones Gaskins, 66, died Sept. 28, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Benny Evans (09/27/12)
ORAN -- Benny J. Evans, 71, died Sept. 25, 2012, at his home. Born May 2, 1941, in Morley, to the late Ralph Samuel and Geraldine Fowler Evans, he was mayor of Oran from 1976 to 1978. He was a retired self-employed truck driver, owner of a furniture store in Oran and a member of Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston...
Daryl Plymate (09/27/12)
NEW MADRID -- Daryl Dean Plymate, 76, died Spet. 26, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 23, 1936, in Columbus, Neb., to the late Donald and Genevieve Hoesing Plymate, he was a member of the Missouri National Guard and was employed as a millwright in construction before retiring. He was past Worshipful Master of the New Madrid Masonic Lodge, member of the SEMO Shriners Club, 32nd Degree Master Mason, Royal Arch and Knights Templar...
Marvin Scott (09/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Marvin Lee "Scotty" Scott, 79, died Sept. 25, 2012, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 22, 1933, in Mine La Motte, to the late Orville and Florence Matthews Scott, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was a corporate and commercial pilot, taught flight lessons and was designated by the Federal Aviation Administration as a regional flight examiner...
Florence Shaw (09/27/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Florence L. Shaw, 61, died Sept. 26, 2012, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Almeter Marshall (09/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Almeter Marshall, 84, died Sept. 25, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born April 8, 1928, in Earle, Ark., to the late Mioni White and Pernella Mosley, she was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Sikeston where she served on the Mothers' Board...
Albert Moore (09/27/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Albert Moore, 83, died at 8:20 p.m. Sept. 25, 2012, at his home. He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Maderson Moore, James Moore, Virgil Moore, Anderson Moore and Alfred Moore; and two sisters, Mattie Williams and Mamie Hendrix preceded Albert in death...
Billy Johnson (09/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Billy Johnson, 85, died Sept. 24, 2012, at the Miner Nursing Centr. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Fern Hutchison (09/27/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Fern Hutchison, 78, died Sept. 27, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Jerry Gann (09/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Jerry Gann died Sept. 26, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Albert Moore (09/26/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Albert Moore, 83, died at 8:20 p.m. Sept. 25, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Charles Burk (09/26/12)
MOSCOW MILLS -- Charles Victor Burk, 56, died Sept. 23, 2012. Born July 18, 1956, in Hayti, to the late Charles and Donna Jo Ahart Burk, he worked for 32 years with the Hunter Engineering Firm in Bridgeton. He had been a member of the Machinist Union Dist. No. 9 of IA of M&AW...
Earnest Williams (09/26/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Earnest Williams, 81, died Sept. 20, 2012, in St. Louis. Born in Tunica, Miss., son of Curtis and Odessa Williams, he graduated from Oran High School and worked at McDonnell Douglas before serving in the U.S. Navy. Following his service, he worked at the Boeing Company which had been formed by the merger of McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. Williams worked 40 years at the aircraft manufacturing companies...
Charles Hines Sr. (09/26/12)
CHARLESTON -- Charles E. "Unc" Hines Sr., 67, died Sept. 20, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 22, 1944, in Sikeston, son of the late Tony and Samella Lloyd Hines, he was employed in agriculture and was of the Baptist belief. His wife, Cora Johnson, survives...
Lee Downing Jr. (09/26/12)
GIDEON -- Laver "Lee" Downing Jr., 67, died Sept. 24, 2012, at his home. Born June 29, 1945, in Gideon, to the late Lavern and Luella St. Cin Downing Jr., he was a member and deacon of Stanfield General Baptist Church in Gideon. He retired from Noranda Aluminum after 36 years of service. He had been an EMT with New Madrid County and a first responder crew chief, assistant fire chief, mayor and alderman for the city of Gideon. He also served as police commissioner and as a Webelo Scout leader...
Juanita Alcorn (09/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Juanita Alcorn, age 94, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Hornersville, to the late Peter Uestus and Lora Lee Moody Branum, she was very active in the community. She was chosen Sikeston's Woman of the Year in 1972 and received a key to the city and many awards from area businesses. ...
Vincent Essner (09/25/12)
KELSO -- Vincent Stephen Essner, 92, of Kelso, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at his home. He was born July 31, 1920, in New Hamburg, to Leo W. and Rosa H. Uhrhan Essner. He and Lorena Mary Diebold were married May 4, 1946 at Kelso. Vincent served in the Army during World War II as a veterinary technician and received four Bronze Stars for campaigns in Southern France, Rhineland, Central Europe and Rome-Arno...
Genevieve Castleberry (09/25/12)
MATTHEWS -- Genevieve Castleberry, 88, died Sept. 23, 2012, at the Close To Home Nursing Center in Matthews. Born July 23, 1924, in Bloomfield, daughter of the late Samuel and Rosie Byrd, she was employed for 30 years at the Brown Shoe Company and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sikeston...
Walter Rhodes (09/25/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Walter "Dusty" Rhodes, 90, died Sept. 21, 2012, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 14, 1921, in Williamsville, son of the late Walter Lacey and Mary Ellen Cook Rhodes, he was a longtime civil servant with the defense department and watchmaker in St. Louis many years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Juanita Alcorn (09/25/12)
SIKESTON -- Juanita B. Alcorn, 94, died Sept. 24, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Donna Eaves (09/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Donna G. Eaves, 60, died Sept. 22, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 30, 1952, in San Bernardino, Calif., daughter of the late Orville Edward and Opal Gineeta England Eaves, she lived in the Scott County and Sikeston area most of her life...
Darlene Black (09/23/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Darlene "Corky" Black, 68, died Sept. 21, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 20, 1944, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Charley Forest "Peewee" and Darling R. "Dot" Masterson Henry, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie...
George Cates (09/23/12)
DUDLEY -- George Cates, 92, died Sept. 20, 2012, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born March 3, 1920, in Pearland, Texas, he had lived in the Dudley area since 1951. He was a charter member of the Dudley Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school. ...
Juanita Atwell (09/23/12)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers for services conducted Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Juanita Ellen Atwell, 82, who died Sept. 18, 2012, were: Eugene Adams, Gary Brown, Lonnie Polk, Lucas Polk, Keith Hartlein and Travis Atwell.
Judith Aufdenberg (09/21/12)
SIKESTON -- Judith Margaret Aufdenberg, 73, of Sikeston, died Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012, at her home. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Judy was the daughter of Julian C. and Margaret E. Letcher. She attended Stephens College in Columbia and was a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham. Early in her career, she taught mathematics in Dallas school systems and then for Sikeston Public Schools. Later, Judith was co-owner and worked with her husband, Jerry, at Aufdenberg Equipment Company...
Jack Poyner (09/21/12)
BALD KNOB, Ark. -- Jack Poyner, 72, died Sept. 19, 2012, following a battle with cancer. Born Dec. 8, 1939, in Farrenburg, Mo., to the late Willy Ensely and Cornelia Virginia Poyner, he was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist belief. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Curtis and June Arlen Poyner, in addition to his parents...
J.C. Larsen (09/20/12)
DEXTER -- J.C. Larsen, 89, died Sept. 18, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 15, 1923, in Dexter to the late Everett and Geneva Coburn Larsen, he was a retired farmer. He was a 66-year member of the Liberty Hill Church where he served as a deacon for 64 years...
Laura Souers (09/20/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Laura Souers, 96, died Sept. 19, 2012, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Sept. 27, 1915, in Keytesville, to the late Millard and Maggie Griffey Brewer, she had lived in the Poplar Bluff area for 56 years and had had owned and operated the Souers Grocery Store with her husband, Joseph R. Souers. They married in Dover, Del. He preceded her in death Aug. 5, 1992...
Juanita Atwell (09/20/12)
MATTHEWS -- Juanita Ellen Atwell, 82, died Sept. 18, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 24, 1930, in Marquand, to the late Henry Clarence and Grace Arizona Barrett Stephens, she was a homemaker and member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Matthews...
Tammy Squires (09/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Tammy Squires, 41, who died Sept. 16, 2012, were: Todd Curtis, Sam Curtis, Douglas Bolt, Greg Marcus, Zach Sibley, Danny Henry, Shawn Parden, Skyler Squires and Mike Sibley...
Local retired judge John Bailey dies (09/20/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Judge John Ragan Bailey, retired, passed away Sept. 17, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 14, 1915, in Sikeston, to the late U.S. Rep. Ralph E. Bailey and Agnes Williams Bailey, he spent most of his life in Portageville. A graduate of Sikeston High School, Judge Bailey attended Southeast Missouri State Teachers College (now Southeast Missouri State University) at Cape Girardeau and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. ...
Juanita Atwell (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Juanita Atwell, 82, died Sept. 18, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Selma Betts (09/19/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Selma Virginia Howard Betts, 68, died Sept. 14, 2012, in the Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. Born July 26, 1944, in Charleston, to the late John Henry and Mozella White Howard, she was a federal worker for 28 years until her retirement...
Judy Aufdenberg (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Judy Aufdenberg, 73, died Sept. 19, 2012, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Geneva Bryant (09/19/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Geneva Anthony Bryant, 87, died Sept. 16, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born May 27, 1925, in Bells, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Rosa Lee Anthony. On April 10, 1952, she married George Bryant who preceded her in death...
Dorothy Howard (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Mosby Howard, 44, died Sept. 14, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 10, 1968, in Tunica, Miss., to Cleveland Mosby of Lilbourn and Ruby L. Mosby of Sikeston, she attended The Free Will Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Steven Warfield (09/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Steven W. Warfield, 50, died Sept. 15, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 17, 1962, in Sikeston to the late Sam and Nadine Williams Warfield, he was a 1980 graduate of Sikeston High School. He served in the U.S. Navy, was employed with Gaiter Construction and was a member of New Deliverance Praise and Worship Center in Sikeston...
Punch Bennett (09/18/12)
WAPPAPELLO -- C. Parker "Punch" Bennett, 80, of Wappapello died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at the Heritage Gardens of Senath. Mr. Bennett was born July 22, 1932, in Greenville. He was baptized in the Baptist belief and for many years attended the Christian Church. ...
Mary Pulliam (09/18/12)
BENTON -- Mary Pauline Pulliam, 72, died Sept. 16, 2012, at her home. Born Feb. 11, 1940, in Illmo, to the late George Nathan and Stella Mae Holder Dodson, she was a member of New Life Gospel Center in Scott City. On Oct. 11, 1958, in Illmo, she married Norman Ray Pulliam who preceded her in death on Oct.18, 2009...
Brian Morgan (09/18/12)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Brian Ray Morgan, 38, died at 5:57 a.m. Sept. 15, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born March 12, 1974, in Sikeston, Mo., son of the late Craig and Bonnie Owens Morgan, he was a farm manager with DeLine Farms in Southeast Missouri. He was a 1993 graduate of Meridian High School in Mounds and was of the Baptist belief...
Tammy Squires (09/18/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Tammy Jean Squires, 41, died Sept. 16, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 26, 1970, in Sikeston, to Richard Curtis of Matthews and Beverly Sutton of Morehouse, she was a homemaker and member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston...
Clorine Shipman (09/18/12)
DEXTER -- Clorine Shipman, 89, departed this life on Sept. 17, 2012, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born on Aug. 25, 1923, in Powe, daughter of the late Bill and Lucy Livingston Williams, she was a housewife, affiliated with the Church of Christ and a resident of Dexter...
Avery Woodson (09/18/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Avery Odell Woodson, 89, died Sept. 14, 2012, at his home. Born June 13, 1923, in Parma, to the late Thomas S. Annie Laura (Barnes) Woodson, he worked in the maintenance department of Ball State University Indiana before retiring. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Sibyl, Mildred and Gay...
James Jones (09/18/12)
DEXTER -- James E. Jones, 79, died Sept. 16, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 9, 1933, in Springfield, to the late Eugene and Sue DeGrant Jones, he was a retired supervisor at the Division of Family Services in Bloomfield. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in the Korean War, and a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Dexter...
Christopher Prescott (09/17/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- Christopher Ray Prescott, 31, died Sept. 12, 2012, at Memphis, Tenn. Born Feb. 23, 1981, in Hayti, Mo., to Peggy Walker Howell of Bardwell, Ky., and the late Raymond Gordon Prescott, who preceded him in death in March 2011, he worked as a machinist at Martin Sprocket Gear Company in Paragould...
Susie Noe (09/17/12)
SENATH -- Susie Nell Crockett Noe, 74, formerly of Lilbourn, died Sept. 13, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. Born March 12, 1938, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Shelly McMahan Crockett and Neal Crockett. Her husband, John W. Noe Jr. survives of the home...
Tammy Squires (09/17/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Tammy Squires, 41, died Sept. 16, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Marion Billington (09/16/12)
KEVIL, Ky. -- Marion Thomas Billington, 96, died Sept. 13, 2012, at his home. Born July 17, 1916, in Lilbourn, Mo., to the late Samuel Elmer and Edna Sheridan Billington, he was of the General Baptist belief. He had worked as a general contractor and supervisor for Stone and Webster Construction Company. He was a veteran of the United States Merchant Marine, a 63-year member of Trio #57 AF&AM in Rock Island, Ill., and a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Southern Illinois...
Bonnie Sindle (09/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Bonnie Sharion Sindle, 70, who died Sept. 13, 2012, will be: David Crader, Mike Estes, Curtis Gross, George Hale, David McDermott and Wesley McDermott. Honorary pallbearers will be: Walter Bizzell, Gayle Callahan, Pat and Albert Cox, Mary Lynn Crader, Bob Depro and Dick Inman...
Susie Noe (09/16/12)
SENATH -- Susie Nell Crockett Noe, 74, formerly of Lilbourn, died Sept. 13, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. Born March 12, 1938, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Shelly McMahan Crockett and Neal Crockett. Her husband, John W. Noe Jr. survives of the home...
Virginia Scott (09/16/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Virginia L. Scott, 92, died at 5:25 p.m. Sept. 14, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born June 14, 1920, in Mississippi County, to the late John T. and Emma F. Ivie Johnson, she lived her entire life in Mississippi County where she was a sales clerk for several years with the Falkoff Dime Store in East Prairie and a member of the Church of Christ in Charleston...
Darla Campbell (09/16/12)
FLORISSANT -- Darla Kay Campbell, 42, died at 5 a.m. Sept. 6, 2012, at Christian N.W. Healthcare in St. Louis. Born Nov. 30, 1969, in St. Louis, daughter of the late George T. and Carolyn Kay Newman Campbell, she was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include: her fiance, Joseph L. ...
Lillie Williams (09/16/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lillie Pearl Williams, 89, of Portageville, passed away at her home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Services are set for 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at United Methodist Church with the Rev. Barron Willer officiating. Visitation will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Burial will be in the Portageville Cemetery...
Marvin Allen (09/16/12)
DEXTER -- Marvin Russell Allen, 91, formerly of Sikeston, died at 1:20 p.m. Sept. 13, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born July 7, 1921, in Bloomfield, son of the late Steve and Jenny Avery Allen, he worked for 20 years as an auto machinist and was a line operator for the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities for 27 years. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church...
Ruth Sheppard (09/16/12)
PLANO, Texas -- Ruth Hatcher Sheppard, devoted and loving wife, mother and sister, passed suddenly on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Plano. Born Oct. 23, 1922, to the late George W. and Topsy H. Whitaker, she graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., and Southeast Missouri State University, formerly Teachers College, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. ...
Johnny Thomas (09/14/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Rev. Johnny Thomas was born July 30, 1940 in Oran. He confessed his hope in Christ at an early age. Rev. Johnny departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He and Earlean Clark Thomas were married Sunday, May 13, 1962, at Sikeston...
Mary Lou Duncan (09/14/12)
NEW MADRID -- Mary Lou Duncan, 77, died Sept. 5, 2012, at the Heritage Gardens of Senath. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, in Aberdeen, Miss. On Feb. 4, 2006, her husband, Henry Duncan, preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Walter Whitfield...
Susie Noe (09/14/12)
LILBOURN -- Susie Nell Crockett Noe, 74, died Sept. 13, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Lawrence Johsens (09/14/12)
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Lawrence Johsens, born Nov. 10, 1930, in Oakland, Calif., the son of German immigrants, died Sept. 6, 2012, at the Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz from a heart attack following a recent surgery. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1953 and began his teaching career at McClymonds High School in Oakland. He spent the majority of his career teaching English at Saratoga High School, retiring in 1985...
Bonnie Sindle (09/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Bonnie Sharion Sindle, age 70, died Sept. 13, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 20, 1941, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Robert and R.L. (Bizzell) Sindle. Bonnie was a "Good and Faithful Servant," always putting others' needs before her own. ...
Christopher Prescott (09/14/12)
PARAGOULD, Ark. -- Christopher RAy Prescott, 31, died Sept. 13, 2012, at Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, Mo.
Marvin Allen (09/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Marvin Russel Allen, 91, died Sept. 13, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Lillie Williams (09/14/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lillie Williams died Sept. 13, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Larry Triplett (09/14/12)
CHARLESTON -- Larry Triplett, 57, died Sept. 11, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 27, 1954, in Charleston, to Albirdie Clemons Triplett Shaw of Wyoming, Mich., and the late Haney Triplett II, he served in the U.S. Navy until 1974 and was a retired construction worker...
Jordan Stewart (09/14/12)
AVA -- Jordan Stewart, 23, formerly of Portageville, died Sept. 12, 2012, at Gainesville. Born May 13, 1989, in Kennett, to Tina Asher of Gainesville, he worked at BassCat Boat Company. In addition to his mother, he is survived by: his grandmother, Betty Jackson of Gainesville; one sister, Melissa Stewart of Gainesville; three uncles, Manuel Asher of Gainesville, Matthew Asher of West Plains and Ervin Asher of St. ...
Harry Showmaker (09/13/12)
CHARLESTON -- Harry Lee Showmaker, a lifelong farmer in the Lusk Chapel community of Scott County, began his eternal life on Sept. 11, 2012. Harry was born on Sept. 14, 1920, in Mississippi County, to Lucille (Ponder) Showmaker and Fred Showmaker. He was married on Nov. 23, 1943, to Avadale Mayfield at Benton, and she preceded him in death Feb. 16, 1981. On Oct. 10, 1986, he was married to Nadine (Browning) Barnhill of Charleston...
Danielle Keown (09/13/12)
NEW MADRID -- Dani received her wings on Sept. 7, 2012, and off she flew to heaven. Dani was born July 25, 1984, in Dexter, to Dallas Keown Jr. of New Madrid and Tamera Keown of High Ridge. She is survived by: three loving children, Chloe, Tyler and Gabriella; one sister, Amber Wack of Hillsboro; paternal grandparents, Dallas and Barbara Keown of New Madrid; maternal grandfather, Roy Gregory of Las Vegas; and uncles, nieces and nephews...
Jordan Stewart (09/13/12)
GAINESVILLE -- Jordan James Stewart, 23, formerly of Portageville, died Sept. 12, 2012, at Gainesville. Arrangements are incomplete with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Joan Hill (09/12/12)
ORAN -- Joan Gayle Hill, 69, died Sept. 11, 2012, at her home. Born Nov. 11, 1942, at Miller City, Ill., to Edith Louise Davison Ice of Cairo, Ill., and the late Thomas Franklin Ice, she had lived in Oran for over 40 years and was a member of the Miner Baptist Church. She had been employed as a home health worker until her retirement...
Harry Showmaker (09/12/12)
CHARLESTON - Harry Lee Showmaker, 91, died Sept. 11, 2011, at MIssouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Terry Cumpton (09/12/12)
CHARLESTON -- Terry David Cumpton, 38, formerly of Caruthersville, died Sept. 10, 2012, at his home in Charleston. Born Aug. 3, 1974, in Kennett, to Patricia McLemore Telker of Charleston and George David Compton of Caruthersville, he lived in Charleston since 2008. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
Evelyn Hunt (09/12/12)
CHICAGO -- Evelyn Hunt, 91, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 27, 2012, at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Born Dec. 11, 1920, in Shaw, Miss., daughter of the late Francis and Henderson Jacobs, she later moved to Sikeston where she worked with her husband running a family business and briefly worked at Missouri Delta Medical Center before her retirement. ...
Debra Compas (09/11/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- On Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at 7:27 p.m., Debra Lou Compas, 58, of Cape Girardeau, went home to sing with our Savior and Lord at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 25, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, to Leon Edward and Wilma R. McCallister Compas...
Shirley Britton (09/11/12)
DEXTER -- Shirley Britton, 74, died Sept. 7, 2012, at her home. Born July 6, 1938, in Essex, to the late Sylvester and Ada Bell Eaton Razer, she lived in the Essex and Dexter area all her life and attended the First Baptist Church in Essex. On March 14, 1980, at Dexter, she married Gary Donald Britton who preceded her in death on June 12, 1995...
Terry Cumpton (09/11/12)
CHARLESTON -- Terry David Cumpton, 38, formerly of Caruthersville, died Sept. 10, 2012, at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Joan Hill (09/11/12)
ORAN -- Joan Hill, 69, died Sept. 11, 2012, at her home in Oran. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Margaret Miller (09/11/12)
CHAFFEE -- Margaret Mary Miller, 83, died Sept. 8, 2012, at James River Care Center in Springfield. Born Aug. 4, 1929, at Pocahontas, Ark., to the late William Joseph and Eva Catherine Baltz Ludwig, she graduated from St. Mary's High School and attended college in Illinois. ...
Julie Heppe (09/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston for Julie Ann Heppe, 44, who died on Sept. 9, 2012, will be: Chris Lowe, Kenneth Shivers, Richard Shivers, Garner Shivers, Mark Donelson, Tim Anglemyer, David DeHart and Cullen DeHart...
Julie Heppe (09/10/12)
SIKESTON -- Julie Ann Heppe, age 44, of Sikeston, died at 5:50 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at her home following an extended illness. Born Oct. 18, 1967, in Gary, Ind., to Nell Mason Lowe of Sikeston and the late Don Lowe, she was a 1986 graduate of Sikeston High School and in 1992 graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a liberal arts degree in elementary education. She taught second grade for two years at Southeast Elementary School in Sikeston...
Lillie Mae Hill (09/10/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lillie Mae Hill, 63, died at 5:05 a.m. Sept. 9, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 24, 1948, in Dorena, to the late William Walter and Hazel Ruth Henderson Adams, she lived in Mississippi County her entire life. She retired from the Brown Shoe Company in Charleston and was a member of the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Mary Mathis (09/10/12)
Sikeston -- Mary F. Mathis, 66, died Sept. 7, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Born July 20, 1946, in Huntingdon, Tenn., to the late Jimmy and Dora Allen Ragan, she was a member of the First Assembly of God church in Morehouse and had been employed as a cook at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Suzanne Streeter (09/10/12)
COLUMBIA -- Suzanne Streeter, 64, of Columbia, passed away Sept. 8, 2012. Born July 24, 1948, in Cape Girardeau to John and Sue Duncan Caldwell, Suzanne will be missed by many caring friends and neighbors. She was the dear wife of Billy Streeter of Columbia; loving mother of Kim Marrero (Tom) of Riverside, Ill., and Jason Streeter (Lisa) of Chapel Hill, N.C.; beloved grandmother of Caroline Marrero, Nicholas Marrero, Jack Streeter, Tommy Marrero, Wyatt Streeter and Natalie Marrero; dear sister of Kathy Faria and Stacy Caldwell both of Castro Valley, Calif.; and loving stepdaughter of Dorothy Caldwell of Castro Valley.. ...
Larry Malone (09/09/12)
DEXTER -- Larry Elden Malone, 67, Sept. 7, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 14, 1945, in Dewitt, Ark., son of the late Lester Henry and Edna Mae Putney Malone, he lived most of his life in Dexter where he had worked as an auto mechanic at the Bud Shell Ford car dealership. He was a member of the General Assembly Church of First Born in Oxley...
Mary Mathis (09/09/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Mathis, 66, died Sept. 7, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Juanita Sifford (09/07/12)
PUXICO -- Juanita Evelyn Ward Sifford, 89, died Sept. 6, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 2, 1923, in Detroit, to the late Willard Dell and Mary Katherine Greer Ward, she had lived most of her life in Puxico. She was a member of the Puxico Christian Church and Order of the Eastern Star, Puxico Chapter No. 422. She was a beautician and had owned and operated her own shop...
Shirley Johnson (09/07/12)
ROCHELLE, Ill. -- Shirley J. Johnson, 78, died Aug. 26. 2012, at the Rochelle Rehabilitation Center. Born March 19, 1934, in Oxly, Mo., to the late Albert B. and Zetta Agnes Krigbaum, she had been employed with Caron International. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah J. Dickson, on Oct. 20, 2007, and by one brother, Paul Krigbaum...
Marion Farris (09/07/12)
NEW MADRID -- Marion Velma Farris, 79, died Sept. 4, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 7, 1932, in Detroit, to the late Harrie Joann Newbert and Hubert Colin Scratch, she was of the Lutheran belief. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Kellie Farris of Yucaipa, Calif.; four daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Jerry Cooperider of Santa Ana, Calif., Gina and Hubert Harris and Deborah and Earnie Starnes of New Madrid and Gail and Carlos Valdez of Bentonville, Ark.; two sisters, Ellen Brightmeyer of the state of Vermont and Janet Freeman of the state of Ohio; and 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.. ...
Paul Wilson (09/07/12)
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Paul Kenneth Wilson, 71, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, due to cancer. Born into this world on Sept. 6, 1940, in Doniphan, Mo., to the late Archie and Hallye Sheppard Wilson, Paul came to Florida 26 years ago from Houston, Texas. ...
Frieda Yates (09/07/12)
COLUMBIA -- Frieda Mae Yates, 94, died Sept. 5, 2012, at The Bluffs Nursing Home in Columbia. Born Aug. 19, 1918, in Puxico, to the late William and Anna Katherine Lenox Wilkerson, she had lived most of her life in Dudley and Puxico and she and her husband had owned and operated Yates Grocery near Dudley. For the past 45 years, she had been a member of the First General Baptist Church in Puxico where she was a Sunday school teacher, Bible school teacher and the secretary-clerk for 29 years...
Ida Ross Kerr (09/07/12)
SIKESTON -- Ida Ross Kerr of Sikeston entered her eternal rest on Sept. 5, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born May 16, 1914, near Parma, daughter of the late William Martin and Louisa Jane Odom Ross, she lived in Southeast Missouri her entire life. ...
Kenneth Williams (09/07/12)
CANALOU -- Kenneth Wayne Williams, 57, died Sept. 2 2012, at his home. Born March 30, 1955, in Sikeston, son of Lillian Brewer Williams of Sikeston and the late Charles Williams, he served in the U.S. Navy. He married Rebecca Hasty who survives. Other survivors include: one son, Levi Colt Williams of the home; one daughter, Kenon Dawson of the home; two brothers, Tim Williams of Sikeston and John Williams of Parkersburg, Va; two sisters, Cathy Holyfield of Jackson and Pam Clifton of East Moline, Ill.; and two grandchildren.. ...
Freeda Lathum Parker (09/06/12)
MATTHEWS -- Freeda Lathum Parker, 87, died Sept. 4, 2012, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid. She was born March 24, 1925, in Rambo Community of Leslie, Ark., daughter of the late James Avery and Callie Faye (Raines) King. She had been a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Sikeston since May 16, 1971...
David McCarter Jr. (09/06/12)
HAYTI -- David Lynn McCarter Jr., 20, died Sept. 1, 2012, at Hayti. Born July 15, 1992, in Hayti, to David Lynn and Tonya Brown McCarter Sr. of Hayti, he was a 2010 graduate of Delta C-7 High School. In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Josh McCarter and Austin McCarter of Hayti; grandmother, Carolyn Tinsley of Hayti; stepgrandfather, Dennis Tinsley of Hayti; grandfather, Keith Mashburn of Lawrence, Tenn.; and stepgrandmother, Kim Mashburn of Lawrence...
Stella White (09/06/12)
DEXTER -- Stella White, 93, died Sept. 3, 2102, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Oct. 2, 1918, in Senath, to the late Dallas and Montie Boone Creed, she was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter. She and her husband owned and operated Marquette Wallpaper and Paint in Marquette, Mich...
Ida Kerr (09/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Ida Kerr, 98, died Sept. 5, 2012, at Clearview Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Clifford Duty (09/05/12)
ANNISTON --Clifford Duty, 66, died Sept. 3, 2012, at his residence in Anniston. Born March 12, 1946, at Poplar Bluff, to the late Barney Vonlee Duty and Helen Louise Conyers Duty Jacobs, he lived all of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired construction worker...
Larry Mosley (09/05/12)
ORAN -- Larry Joe Mosley, 61, died Aug. 31, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Jan. 20, 1951, in Tyler, to the late Matthew and Eunice Webb Mosley, he graduated from Louisville High School in Louisville, Ga., and was employed for over 30 years by the Scott County Central School District as a custodian and bus driver and owned a lawn service...
Dickie Joe Linley (09/05/12)
EAST PRAIRIE - Dickie Joe Linley, 66, died at 7:18 p.m. Sept. 3, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born March 21, 1946, in the Barnes Ridge community near East Prairie to the late Dick and Maudie Lee Jackson Linley, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Debra Owens (09/05/12)
SIKESTON -- Debra Kay Owens, 56, formerly of Risco, died Sept. 1, 2012, at her home. Born Aug. 18, 1956, in Sikeston, to Lawrence E. Owens of Risco and the late Martha Nell "Marty" Moore Carter, she worked at Lowe's and was of the Baptist belief. In addition to her father, survivors include: her stepmother, Sharon Owens of Risco; one brother, Lawrence Junior Owens of Hereford, Ariz.; one half brother, Chris Owens of Advance; one half sister, Melinda Bennett of Kansas City, Kan.; three stepsisters, Karrie Lancaster of Malden and Kam Rodgers and Karla Evans of Risco; and a special friend, Tim Sisk of Sikeston.. ...
Freeda Parker (09/05/12)
MATTHEWS -- Freeda Lathum Parker, 87, died Sept. 4, 2012, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Bill Stokes (09/05/12)
CAIRO, Ill. -- William R. "Bill" Stokes, 87, died at 5 a.m. Aug. 31, 2012, at the home of his son and daughter-in-law in Charleston, Mo. Born June 5, 1925, at Pulaski, to the late William Roy and Mary Schaefer Stokes Sr., he was a retired sales representative for Nabisco, Inc., in Illinois, Kentucky and Missouri and was employed at the Barkett Funeral Homes in Cairo, Mounds and Mound City from 1992 until 2011. ...
Lynda Hansen (09/05/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Lynda K. Hansen, age 62, of Cape Girardeau, died at 9:03 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Lifecare Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Aug. 21, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, to Clyde and Juanita O'Daniel Wallis. Lynda worked at Thorngate LTD in Cape Girardeau and was a former member of the UNITE union where she served as president and secretary...
Mickey Hendrix (09/05/12)
NEW MADRID -- Mickey Hendrix, 66, died Sept. 1, 2012, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Marion Farris (09/05/12)
NEW MADRID - Marion Velma Farris, 79, died Sept. 4, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Arlene Brown (09/05/12)
LELAND, Miss. -- Arlene Ellen Curtis Brown, 81, of Leland died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 2, 1930, in Meadville, Pa., she spent most of her adult life working as an office manager for Dr. Tommy Simmons. She retired in 1999. In 1958, she and her husband moved their family to Mississippi. ...
Sharlett Eftink (09/05/12)
CHAFFEE -- Sharlett Ann Eftink, 56, died Sept. 3, 2012, at the family home in Chaffee. Born Jan. 28, 1956, in Chaffee, daughter of Doris Jean Klipfel Walter of Oran and the late Philip Aloysius Walter, she was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee; Daughters of St. Ambrose; confirmation instructor; mentoring program; professional development committee; Junior High Leadership Team. She also started the Junior High Reading Program and volunteered for the C.A.L.B. Program...
Phyllis Hamm (09/04/12)
CHAFFEE -- Phyllis R. Hamm, 78, died Sept. 1, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 23, 1934, in Chaffee, to the late Raymond Earl and Thelma Marie Schott Jones, she was a cook for Chaffee General Hospital, and she retired from Environmental Services at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. ...
Josephine Lee (09/04/12)
DEXTER -- Josephine Lee, 78, died Sept. 2, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born April 16, 1934, in Dudley, to the late Benjamin and Clara Chasteen Hill, she and her husband lived near the Marine base at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, Calif., and then in St. Louis for 36 years before moving to Dexter after retirement. She was a member of the Rockhill Baptist Church and later attended Sadler Chapel United Methodist Church...
Daisy Speer (09/04/12)
DEXTER -- Daisy Speer, 67, died Sept. 1, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 3, 1944, in Manila, Ark., daughter of Willard Eubanks of Bloomfield and the late Ruth Hornbuckle Eubanks, she was a member of the Faith Fellowship Church in Dexter. In addition to her father, survivors include: one son, Travis Hudson of Dexter; five daughters, Sheila Edwards of Dexter, Paula McCoy of Zalma, Sherry Grimm of Dexter, Ronda Preston of Florida and Shanna Volezquez of Sikeston; three brothers, Willis Eubanks, Doyle Eubanks and Jerry Eubanks of Bloomfield; one sister, Pat Lindsey of Mississippi; and 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.. ...
Bill Pitts Sr. (09/04/12)
DEXTER -- The Rev. William "Bill" Pitts Sr., 71, died Sept. 3, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Aug. 16, 1941, at Oklahoma City, Okla., son of Ruby Tunnell Pitts of El Reno, Okla., and the late James Robert Pitts Sr., he was a minister in the Assembly Of God Church for 41 years pastoring churches in Missouri, Texas and Oklahoma. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a Eagle Scout and recipient of the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award...
Lou Jones (09/04/12)
KEVIL, Ky. -- Lula M. "Lou" Jones, 76, died Sept. 2, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 7, 1935, in Risco, to the late David and Neoma Kinsey Faries, she moved from Missouri to McCracken County where she lived for 30 years. She was a member of Miner Baptist Church in Miner, Mo., and attended Newton Creek Baptist Church in Kevil where she was a member of the choir. She was a factory worker in Paducah before retiring and volunteered at His House in LaCenter...
Kenneth Williams (09/04/12)
CANALOU -- Kenneth Wayne Williams, 57, died Sept. 2 2012, at his home. Born March 30, 1955, in Sikeston, son of Lillian Brewer Williams of Sikeston and the late Charles Williams, he served in the U.S. Navy. He married Rebecca Hasty who survives of the home...
Raymond Agee (09/04/12)
VAN BUREN -- Raymond Sanford Agee, 90, formerly of Poplar Bluff, died Sept. 2, 2012, at Riverways Manor in Van Buren. Born July 13, 1922, in Paragould, Ark., son of the late Claude Alford and Maude Lizza Sanford Agee, he was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff and a bulk anhydrous truck driver for Farmers Supply...
Dillon Denton (09/04/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dillon Dwight Denton, 52, died at 7:45 a.m. Sept. 2, 2012, at the Heritage Gardens of Senath Care Center in Senath. Born Dec. 21, 1959, in East Prairie, to the late William Alton and Mary Elizabeth Boswell Denton, he lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was employed by the former Hubbard Muffler Company of East Prairie. He was of the Baptist belief...
Dickie Linley (09/04/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dickie Joe Linley, 66, died at 7:18 p.m. Sept. 3, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Clifford Duty (09/04/12)
ANNISTON -- Clifford Duty, 66, died Sept. 3, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Michael Johnson (09/01/12)
CHAFFEE -- Michael David Johnson, 26, died Aug. 30, 2012, in Chaffee. Born Nov. 9, 1985, in Paducah, Ky., to Thomas Kevin Johnson of Jackson and Jenny Lou Shemwell of Chaffee, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cairo, Ill., and a delivery driver for Morley Building Supply in Morley...
John Stokes (09/01/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- John Nolen Stokes, 56, died Aug. 29, 2012, at his home. Born Feb. 1, 1956, in Wyatt, to the late John Brashears and Velma Stokes, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, had been a truck driver for 20 years and later worked as a security guard for ABM Security Services. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
Annis J. Fortner (09/01/12)
DEXTER -- Annis J. Fortner, 75, died Aug. 31, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Oct. 25, 1936, in Bloomfield, to the late Wilber and Glena Atherton Fortner, she was a 1954 graduate of Bloomfield High School and retired from the State of Missouri Family Services where she served as secretary for many years. ...