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Obituaries from December 2012

Ann Whitfield (12/31/12)
CHAFFEE -- Ann L. Whitfield, 95, died Dec. 30, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1917, in Vanduser, to the late Henry Sylvester and Emma Louise Bollinger Whitfield, she was a graduate of Chaffee High School and worked as a bookkeeper at Chaffee Building and Loan Association and P.N. ...
Maurice Stauffer (12/31/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Maurice E. Stauffer, 91, formerly of Bertrand, passed away Saturday Dec. 29, 2012, at the Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 15, 1921, in Hayti, to Charles and Claire Rousselot Stauffer, Maurice graduated from Diehlstadt High School and attended college in Rolla. ...
Alan Hanner (12/31/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Alan Dale Hanner, 44, died Dec. 28, 2012. Born Jan. 7, 1968, in Selmer, Tenn., to Robert Hanner and Diane Bruce Hanner of Bloomfield, he worked at Missouri Tractor Supply in Sikeston, was a mechanic and handyman and was a member of the Dexter Elks Lodge No. 2439...
Barry Jackson (12/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Barry Alan Jackson, 58, died Dec. 23, 2012, at his home. He was born March 28, 1954, in St. Louis, to the late James Andrew and Donna Laverne Hankins Jackson. He is survived by: his stepfather, Rodger Miller of the home; two brothers, Terry Jackson and James "Randy" Jackson of St.. Louis; and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
Max Michael (12/31/12)
CHARLESTON -- Max L. Michael Sr., 92, died Dec. 30, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Jerry Chappell (12/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Jerry W. Chappell, 69, died Dec. 29, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 3, 1943, in Caruthersville, to the late Coy and Della M. Wilkins Chappell, he was a truck driver for Valcour Printing in St. Louis before retiring and returning to Sikeston...
Carol Mercer (12/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Carol Jean Mercer, 72, died Dec. 29, 2012, at her daughter's home. Born March 1, 1940, at Jackson, to the late Wilson B. "Moon" and Pribanou Clodine "Peggy" Ackman Godwin, she attended Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Eagles Aries No. 3319...
George Stevens (12/31/12)
SIKESTON -- George A. Stevens, 85, died Dec. 29, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Alan Hanner (12/29/12)
BLOOMFIELD - Alan Dale Hanner, 44, formerly of Dexter, died Dec. 28, 2012. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
John Walker (12/29/12)
WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- John C. Walker, 73, died Dec. 24, 2012, at his home. Born Feb. 6, 1939, in Sikeston, Mo., son of the late Charlie and Medrith Walker, he served for 30 years in the U.S. Army and retired at the rank of Sgt. 1st Class. He then worked as a real estate broker until full retirement...
Kim King (12/29/12)
JACKSON -- Kimberly "Kim" King, 53, formerly of Delta, died Dec. 27, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Aug. 23, 1959, in Kittery, Maine, to Nelda Jean Sparkman Schwepker of Delta and the late Larry Don Schwepker, she worked as a business manager at Facilities Management for Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Egypt Mills...
Maxi Blackman (12/29/12)
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Maxi Blackman, 65, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Dec. 28, 2012, in the Humboldt General Hospital. Born Dec. 23, 1947, in Cairo, Ill., to the late James Albert and Daisy Blanche Maxwell Blackman, he lived in Jackson, Tenn., most of his life where he was employed as an assistant housing director and also in the security department for Union University in Jackson until his retirement. ...
Kim King (12/28/12)
JACKSON -- Kimberly "Kim" King, 53, formerly of Delta, died Dec. 27, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday...
Roe Jackson (12/27/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Roe Jackson, 80, died at 4:32 a.m. Dec. 24, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 15, 1932, in New Madrid, to the late Willis Earl and Ida Mae Stanfield Jackson, he lived all his life in New Madrid and Mississippi counties where he was a retired heavy equipment operator and attended the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...
Brian Cole (12/27/12)
DEXTER -- Brian Lewis Cole, 58, died Dec. 20, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter Born Nov. 10, 1954, in Whitehall, Mich., son of Harriet Cole of Whitehall and the late Max Cole, he was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter and a former line worker for U.S. Poly in Dexter...
Delora Schmittzehe (12/27/12)
DEXTER -- Delora Schmittzehe, 94, died Dec. 24, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Oscar Pullum (12/24/12)
ESSEX -- Oscar Leo Pullum, 79, died Dec. 21, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 19, 1933, in Parma, to the late Herbert Milton and Serena Jane McCoy Pullum, he lived most of his life in Essex where he worked as a farmer. On Sept. 25, 1952, in Bernie, he married Myrul Jean Pullum who preceded him in death Dec. 6, 2011...
James Gardner (12/26/12)
CHARLESTON -- James Wesley "Sugar Crisp" Gardner, 85, died Dec. 20, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 4, 1927, in Okolona, Miss., son of the late Thornton Gardner and Mattie Henson Gardner, he was a resident of Missouri for many years. He was a retired farmer and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church of Charleston...
Stanley Weinert (12/26/12)
DEXTER -- Stanley Lewis Weinert, 82, formerly of St. Louis and Poplar Bluff, died Dec. 23, 2012, at the Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Aug. 22, 1930, in St. Louis, to the late Frederick Ransom and Lillian Mae Wenz Weinert, he had worked as a clerical worker with the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. He was a member of the D.A.V...
Mel Anielak (12/26/12)
BENTON -- Melvin Dennis Anielak, 68, died Dec. 23, 2012, in St. Louis. Born Dec. 12, 1944, in St. Louis, to the late Walter Stanislaus and Rose Drozkowska Anielak, he grew up in St. Louis and was a 1962 graduate of St. John the Baptist High School and a 1965 graduate of the David Ranken Jr. School of Mechanical Trades. He worked as a computer technician from 1965 until his retirement in 2012...
Lillian Williams (12/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Lillian Williams, 74, died Dec. 24, 2012, at her home. Born Feb. 16, 1938, in Jonesboro, Ark., to the late Porter and Janie Hornbeak Brewer, she worked in the meat department at Piggly Wiggly and Sav-A-Lot and later at Lamberts Cafe. On June 6, 1954, she married Charles Wesley Williams who preceded her in death on May 8, 2011...
Mildred Grubbs (12/26/12)
DEXTER -- Mildred F. Grubbs, 86, died Dec. 23, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Sept. 17, 1926, in Guntown, Miss., to the late Claude and Lulu Hamm Edge, she was a homemaker. On Dec. 20, 1944, in Piggott, Ark., she married Johnny Gilbert Grubbs, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 29, 2008...
Estella Coleman (12/26/12)
CHARLESTON -- Estella Marie Coleman, 73, died Dec. 22, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 10, 1939, in rural Charleston, daughter of the late Luther Doc Murray Sr. and Rudell Rush Murray, she was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Linda Coleman of Charleston and Jarmain and Michelle Coleman of Sikeston; five daughters and sons-in-law, Christine and Jerome Murray, Joyce and Charles Higgins, Lynda and Paladin Coleman and Rene and Eligin Coleman of Charleston and Angela and Delmar Gillespie of Bertrand; three brothers, Harry Murray, Norman Murray and Richard Murray of Charleston; three sisters, Edna Campbell of East Prairie, Gloria Murray of Bertrand and Katherine McCauley of Charleston; and 24 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.. ...
William Baker (12/24/12)
CHAFFEE -- William Franklin Baker, 88, died Dec. 23, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born March 28, 1924, in Himmel, to the late John William and Gladys Dora Lingle Baker, he retired as a machine operator at Florsheim Shoe Factory in Chaffee and was a member of the Victory Life Pentecostal Center in Oran...
Mel Anielak (12/24/12)
BENTON -- Mel Anielak, 68, died Dec. 23, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Extended Care in Clayton. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Harvey Reynolds (12/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Harvey Dean Reynolds, 71, passed away at 9:19 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. A member of the Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston and a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard, he was an avid hunter...
Grover Lindsey (12/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Grover Cleveland Lindsey, 93, died Dec. 21, 2012, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Dec. 14, 1919, in Hamilton, Ala., to the late William and Annie Ballard Lindsey, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, stationed in the Pacific. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and a member of Sikeston VFW Post 1374...
Irene Champion (12/23/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Irene Mary Champion, 75, died Dec. 21, 2012, at Portageville. Born July 25, 1937, in Newfoundland, Canada, daughter of the late William and Agnes King, she was employed for many years at Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corp. as a cook...
Harold Senciboy (12/23/12)
PERKINS -- Harold L. Senciboy, 97, died Dec. 21, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 25, 1915, in Morley, to the late James and Mary Spain Senciboy, he was a retired self-employed farmer and carpenter. On Jan. 8, 1948, he married Lucille M. Wyatt, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 19, 2003...
Bennie McTigue (12/21/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bennie S. McTigue, 79, died at 8 a.m. Dec. 20, 2012, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Jan. 17, 1933, in Charleston, to the late P.C. and Sue Bone McIlroy, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County where she and her husband owned and operated McTigue Construction. She was a member of the First Christian Church in East Prairie...
Charles Pippins (12/21/12)
DEXTER -- Charles Ray Pippins, 80, died Dec. 20, 2012. Born March 21, 1932, in Bernie, to the late Rube and Ruby Glass Pippins, he was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter, where he served as a trustee and caregiver and was an active supporter of the church youth program. He had worked for Worley Implement Company as a mechanic before he began farming in 1960...
Marvin Gross (12/21/12)
SIKESTON -- Marvin Gross, 70, died Dec. 20, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 19, 1942, in Kewanee, he was the son of the late Melvin and Virginia Frohawk Gross. He is survived by: two brothers, Jewel Gross of Matthews and Charles Gross of St. Louis; and five sisters, Shirley Miller and Cora Dykes of Sikeston and Margaret Hale, Kay Hale and Nettie Heaton of Cape Girardeau...
James E. DeHart (12/21/12)
DIEHLSTADT -- James Edward DeHart, 80, died Dec. 19, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 14, 1932, in Beech Grove, Ark., to the late Cullen E. and Sarah Phelan DeHart, he was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1952-1954. A resident of Diehlstadt since 1960, he was employed by Cargill Inc., retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston...
Wayne Babb (12/21/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Ancy "Wayne" Babb, 67, died Dec. 20, 2012, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital. Born March 9, 1945, in Arkansas, he was the son of the late Carl F. and Nellie Margaret Hill Babb. On Dec. 29, 1994, in Charleston, he married Judy Morgan who survives of the home...
Gregory Groves (12/21/12)
WYATT -- Gregory Wallace Groves, 62, died Dec. 19, 2012, at his home. Born Feb. 23, 1950, at Cape Girardeau, he was the son of the late John Walter Groves and Mattie Virginia Brashears Groves. He was also preceded in death by one brother Carl Groves, and a sister, Patsy Groves Grisso...
Grover Lindsey (12/21/12)
SIKESTON -- Grover Lindsey, 93, died Dec. 21, 2012, at Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Alicia Mowery (12/20/12)
QULIN -- Alicia Marie Tunnell Mowery, 25, died Dec. 18, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 20, 1987, in Sikeston, to Michael Lee Tunnell of Urbana, Ill., and Tammy K. McCain Doll of St. Mary, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Morehouse. In addition to her parents, she is survived by: her fiance, Robert Ruessler of Qulin; two sons, Gavyn Tunnell and Garrett Ruessler of Qulin; one daughter, Gabryella Ruessler of Qulin; stepfather, Brad Doll of St. ...
Brenda Pirtle (12/20/12)
BELL CITY -- Brenda Sue Pirtle, 62, died Dec. 18, 2012 at her home. Born Feb. 22, 1950, in Painton, to the late Loomis Elden and Emma Naoma Edwards Pirtle, she retired as a machine operator from Florsheim Shoe Company in Chaffee and was a member of the Bell City General Baptist Church and the Oran Needle Club...
Richard Hoyer (12/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Richard Eugene Hoyer, 77, died Dec. 19, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 14, 1935, in Oldham, S.D., to the late Hans and Lottie Durfey Hoyer, he was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association in Painton and the Concordia Lutheran Church of Sikeston...
Wayne Babb (12/20/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Ancy W. "Wayne" Babb, 67, died Dec. 20, 2012, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
James DeHart (12/20/12)
DIEHLSTADT -- James Edward DeHart, 80, died Dec. 19, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday. The Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of all arrangements...
Ronald Polley (12/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Tuesday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Ronald C. Polley, 67, who died Dec. 13, 2012, were: Glenn Surface, James Evans, Tommy Newell, Kyle Robinette, Cameron Polley and Sonny Polley.
George Russell (12/19/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- George Allen Russell, 88, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 16, 2012, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Lamar, Ark., to the late Delmar Burton and Floy Altha Pearson Russell, he was a veteran of the U.S. ...
Lance Cannon (12/19/12)
DEXTER -- Lance Ludell Cannon, 94, died Dec. 17, 2012, at the Cypress Point Nursing Home in Dexter. Born Dec 24, 1917, in Bassett, Ark., son of the late Frank and Maude Bennett Cannon, he was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Forces serving in the Pacific Theater. He had lived and worked as a farmer and carpenter in Essex since 1946...
William DePriest (12/19/12)
DEXTER -- William Lee DePriest, 94, died Dec. 16, 2012. Born Sept. 6, 1918, in Linden, Tenn., son of the late William Nathan and Verna Berry DePriest, he moved his family to Dexter in 1945 when he entered the U.S. Navy in which he served for two years during World War II. He was a retired plumber and a rural water district employee...
Rose Harper (12/19/12)
DEXTER -- Rose Ellen Harper, 72, died Dec. 18, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Jan. 8, 1940, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of the late Morton and Carrie Gray LeBeau, she was a member of the First Christian Church of Dexter and formerly worked as an insurance agent...
Nedra Foster (12/19/12)
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Nedra V. Foster, 81, died, Dec. 16, 2012, after a long illness. Born Oct. 17, 1931, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late Squire Spence and Ruth Ann Vaughn, she graduated from Morehouse, Mo., High School. She attended business school in St. ...
Nicholas Gilbert (12/19/12)
SIKESTON -- Nicholas DeShaun Gilbert 32, died Dec. 16, 2012, as the result of a gunshot wound in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 10, 1980, in Stuttgart, Ark., son of Kevin Dolphin of Allport, Ark., and Charlie King of Atlanta, he attended Sikeston Senior High School and Lincoln College of Technology in Marietta, Ga., and was currently employed at Oldcastle Manufacturing in Sikeston. He was a member of the Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Clyde Fodge (12/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Clyde C. Fodge, 85, died Dec. 16, 2012, at his home. Born April 9, 1927, in Matthews, to the late John D. and Gertrude Carson Fodge, he retired from Triangle PWC, was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II and was of the Christian belief...
Nina Sandusky (12/18/12)
DEXTER -- Nina Isabelle Sandusky, 73, died Dec. 15, 2012, at her home. Born Aug. 14, 1939, in Portageville, to the late Virgil G. and Viola Wheeler Allen, she was a homemaker and a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter. On Aug. 4, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., she married Kenneth Sandusky who survives of the home near Dexter...
Rose Harper (12/18/12)
DEXTER -- Rose Harper, 72, died Dec. 18, 2012, at The Golden Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
George Russell (12/18/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- George Russell, 88, formerly of Sikeston, died at 8:20 a.m. Dec. 16, 2012, at Oakdale Care Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Bill Warren (12/18/12)
BERTRAND -- Bill Warren, 72, died Dec. 15, 2012, at his home in Bertrand. Born May 1, 1940, at Harrisburg, Ark., to the late Maurice Deroy and Grace Cochran Warren, he had lived in Scott and Mississippi counties his entire life where he was employed in construction. He was a member of the VFW and the First Baptist Church of Bertrand...
Jaxson Kneezle (12/18/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Jaxson Christopher Kneezle, newborn son of Andrea Kestner and Chris Kneezle of Scott City, died Dec. 15, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. In addition to his parents, he is survived by: maternal grandparents, Stacy and Tracy Kestner of Benton; paternal grandmother, Arleen Kneezle of Benton; maternal great-grandparents, Bill and Shelia Taylor of Benton; and maternal great-great-grandmother, Ann Duty of Benton...
Herbert Lacey (12/17/12)
DEXTER -- Herbert Dale Lacey, 80, formerly of Imperial, died Dec. 15, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 9, 1932, in Sikeston, to the late Reuben D. and Louise Crowell Lacey, he was a member of The Church Of Christ, a former crane operator for Stupp Brothers Bridge and Iron Company in St. Louis, a member of King Solomon Masonic Lodge No. 95, a Shriner and a member of The Order of Eastern Star...
Mary Eftink (12/17/12)
MARBLE HILL -- Mary Louise Eftink, 60, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 16, 1952, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Amos W. and Mary Blanche Alvey Holifield, she graduated from Charleston High School and was a clerical worker with Missouri Division of Family Services. A member of St. John Catholic Church at Leopold and the St. Ann Sodality, she was a Girl Scout leader for eight years and volunteered for the Senior Center in Marble Hill for several years...
Billy Warren (12/17/12)
BERTRAND -- Billy J. Warren, 72, died Dec. 15, 2012 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Shirley Bard (12/17/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Shirley Wayne Bard, 81, died at 1:10 p.m. Dec. 15, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Feb. 20, 1931, near East Prairie, to the late Alex Marion and Myrtle Lee Abbott Bard, he lived all of his life in East Prairie where he was a retired truck driver having driven for the Henderson Trucking Company. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving as a paratrooper...
Clyde Fodge (12/17/12)
SIKESTON -- Clyde Fodge, 85, died Dec. 16, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
James Algood (12/16/12)
DEXTER -- James Richard Algood, 56, died Dec. 13, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 19, 1956, in Paducah, Ky., to the late James Harrison and Altheline Harper Algood, he was a member of the Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden. He had been employed as a licensed practical nurse at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff and as a foreman at Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid...
Ronald Polley (12/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Ronald C. Polley, 67, died Dec. 13, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 25, 1945, in Poplar Bluff, to the late R.L. and Ida May Abbott Polley, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had worked as a machine operator for Essex Wire and was of the Baptist belief...
Stanley Moore (12/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Stanley Moore, 49, died Dec. 14, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 16, 1962, in Sikeston, son of Jerry Moore of Sikeston and the late Wanda Lena Hicks Moore, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked in the maintenance department for Pope Properties...
Jack Bishop (12/14/12)
CHAFFEE -- The Rev. Jack Bishop, 82, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 26, 1930, at Neely's Landing, to the late Archie Lee and Margaret Rose Bullard Bishop, he served in the ministry for 58 years pastoring several churches in Missouri, Arkansas and Indiana after serving in the U.S. ...
Tim Pinnell (12/14/12)
MINER -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Timothy Allen Pinnell, 42, who died on Dec. 9, 2012, were: Floyd Simmons, Ricky Tidwell, Chris Tollison, Tim Brashears, Kevin Ivy and Roy Shaw.
Stanley Moore (12/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Stanley Moore, 49, died Dec. 14, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ronald Polley (12/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Ronald Polley, 67, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Michael Bryan (12/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Michael Dale Bryan, 46, died Dec. 11, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 15, 1966, in St. Louis, to the late Bobby Gene Ward Sr. and Alice Loraine Ward, he was a lifelong resident of Sikeston. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Richard Ward...
Doris Herriage (12/13/12)
WARRENSBURG -- Doris Jean Herriage, 79, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:05 a.m. Dec. 5, 2012, in the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Born Sept. 23, 1933, in St. Louis, to the late Robert C. and Mabel L. Miller Thompson, she had lived in Warrensburg for the past three years...
Bill Mays (12/12/12)
MT. MORRIS, Mich. -- William "Bill" Mays, 80, died Dec. 4, 2012, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born May 16, 1932, at Fort Douglas, Ark., to the late Joe and Robbie Mays, he had lived in Michigan for several years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and had retired from working in the automobile manufacturing industry...
Doris Ranson (12/12/12)
SIKESTON -- Doris Jean Ranson, 60, died Dec. 6, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born June 10, 1952, in Rosedale, Miss., to Cleo Well and the late Perry Belle Willis, she had been employed for 17 years as a dietary cook with the Clearview Nursing Center and was of the Baptist belief...
Bruce Brown (12/12/12)
SIKESTON -- Bruce E. Brown, 63, died Dec. 7, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 10, 1949, in Charleston, to the late Willie and Willie Pearl Crafton Brown, he was employed by the Charleston Public School District in the food service department and had worked at the Gates Rubber Company in Charleston...
Thelma Dyle (12/12/12)
DEXTER - Thelma Mae Dyle, 67, died Dec. 9, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 28, 1945, in St. Louis, daughter of August VanDamme and the late Lorraine Sherriff VanDamme, she was affiliated with the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Dexter and was a homemaker...
Olive Suter (12/12/12)
LEESBURG, Fla. -- Olive Janiece "Aunt Jenny" Suter, 86, formerly of Benton, Mo., died Dec. 7, 2012. Born July 10, 1926, in Diehlstadt, Mo., she had lived for over 20 years in Lake County and resided at Lakes at Leesburg. Her survivors include many nieces and nephews in Florida, Colorado, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri as well as other extended family and friends...
Veachel Dover (12/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Veachel Dover, 88, who died on Dec. 6, 2012, were: Butch Holyfield, Dr. Bill Boyce, Ron Ballard, Don Ables and Carl Holyfield.
Doye Smith (12/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Monday at Ponder Funeral Home for Doye Carthur Smith, 68, who died on Dec. 6, 2012, were: Rodney Grither, Matt Pullen, Aaron Grainger, Glen Rodgers, Danny Falkoff and Hunter Garrett. Honorary pallbearer was Thomas Smith...
Tim Pinnell (12/11/12)
MINER -- Timothy Allen Pinnell, 42, died Dec. 9, 2012, at his home. Born July 16, 1970, in Sikeston, to Bill Pinnell who survives of Wappapello and the late Janice Merriman Pinnell, he was a graduate of Sikeston High School and served in the U.S. Navy for four years. He was employed for 19 years at the New Madrid Power Plant, where he worked in the maintenance department, and was a member of Sikeston VFW Post 3174...
Elsie Streeter (12/11/12)
ORAN -- Elsie Glodean Streeter, 91, of Oran, passed away Dec. 9, 2012, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Born March 26, 1921, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late James Fred and Nancy Louise Wilburn Calhoun, Elsie had been a homemaker and an assistant Scott County collector...
Lawrence Duley (12/10/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Lawrence Duley, 85, formerly of Dexter, died Dec. 9, 2012, at The Manor in Poplar Bluff. Born April 27, 1927, at Risco, son of the late Archie and Lucinda Blevins Duley, he attended the Midland Church at Poplar Bluff, was a retired carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Bernadean Tidwell (12/10/12)
JACKSON -- Bernadean Francis Tidwell, 80, died Dec. 9, 2012, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Born Oct. 18, 1932, at St. Louis, to the late Andrew and Doshia Lollar Terry, she had been a seamstress at Thorngate for 22 years and was a member of the Grace Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Advance...
Brenda Vaughan (12/10/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday for Brenda Kay Vaughan, 50, who died Dec. 7, 2012, were: Mike Jobe, Allen Lankford, Mike Swain, Jeanette Martin, Emily Martin, Kim Glastetter, Justin Vaughan and Lee Vaughan.
David Blackburn (12/10/12)
VIENNA, Ill. -- David W. Blackburn, 53, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Dec. 7, 2012, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion. Born Jan. 12, 1959, in Sikeston, to the late William Robert Blackburn and Doris Virginia (Redden) Blackburn, he was a 1977 graduate of Sikeston High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Mid-America Nazarene College in Olathe, Kan. ...
Bill Paxton (12/10/12)
SIKESTON -- William "Bill" Paxton, 85, died Dec. 7, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 27, 1927, at Cardwell, to the late T.J. and Naomi Moore Paxton, he served as a private in the Army Air Corps. On Nov. 16, 1974, he married Lela Davidson who survives of the home...
Tim Pinnell (12/10/12)
MINER -- Tim Pinnell, 42, died Dec. 9, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Shawn Bigham Sr. (12/09/12)
BENTON -- Shawn Ean Bigham Sr., 33, died Dec. 7, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 28, 1979, in Blytheville, Ark., to Harold Eugene Bigham of Memphis, Tenn., and Mary Elizabeth Bremser Bigham Reynolds, of Cape Girardeau, he was a truck drOn June 16, 2001, he married Melissa J. Perry, and she survives of the home...
Brenda Vaughan (12/09/12)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Kay Vaughan, 50, a lifelong resident of Sikeston, died Dec. 7, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born May 18, 1962, in Sikeston, to Harry J. Imhoff of Chaffee and Martha White Imhoff Standridge of Sikeston, she was a substance abuse counselor and had previously been employed at Cliff Morris Insurance Agency...
Bill Paxton (12/09/12)
SIKESTON -- William "Bill" Paxton, 85, died Dec. 7, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 10:30 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. Burial will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield...
Doye Smith (12/09/12)
BENTON -- Doye Carthur Smith, 68, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 6, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 22, 1944, in Charleston, to the late Lonnie and Jeannie Craig Smith, he worked in construction and was a member of the Henry Meldrum American Legion Post, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Sikeston Eagles Club...
Helen Bowling (12/09/12)
DEXTER -- Helen Bowling, 84, died Dec. 6, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born on June 23, 1928, in Bloomfield, to the late Otis and Winnie Skelton Weaver, she had lived in Bloomfield all her life where she was a member of the First General Baptist Church...
Shirley McClellan (12/07/12)
SIKESTON -- Shirley June Altom McClellan, 78, died Dec. 5, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 31, 1934, in Scott County, daughter of the late Jesse Franklin and Eva Nolen Altom, she was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was the organist, for more than 45 years. She was a seamstress and piano teacher for many years, and was currently giving private piano lessons in her home and playing for the Sikeston Kiwanis Club...
Edward Ort (12/07/12)
ST. FRANCIS, Ark. -- Edward C. Ort, 94, died Dec. 5, 2012, at the Piggott Community Hospital. Born Oct. 11, 1918, in Piggott, he was the son of the late John Frederick and Ruby Dupue Ort. On Dec. 30, 1939, he married Imogene Stewart who preceded him in death...
Bob Blair (12/07/12)
DEXTER -- Bob Blair, 77, died Dec. 5, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born June 15, 1935, in Henderson, Tenn., son of the late John Turner Blair and Myrtle Mae Lynch Blair, he was a member of the New Hope General Baptist Church near Essex and a retired farmer...
Yvonne Benedict (12/07/12)
DENISON, Texas -- Yvonne Pauline Hathcock Benedict, 70, died Dec. 4, 2012, at Texoma Medical Center in Denison. She was born April 4, 1942, in Matthews, Mo., to the late Paul and Wanda Higgs Hathcock. She is survived by: five sons and four daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Raquel Benedict and Paul Ray and Sherry Benedict Jr. ...
Raymond H. Williams (12/07/12)
SIKESTON -- Raymond Howard "Ray" Williams, age 85, died at his home in Sikeston on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. He was born in Sikeston on Oct. 9, 1927, to the late Virgil Duree and Irene Westmoreland Williams. Mr. Williams was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Temple Baptist Church, until it disbanded, he then joined Murray Lane Baptist Church...
Veachel Dover (12/07/12)
MINER -- Veachel J. Dover, 88, died Dec. 6, 2012, at the Miner Nursing Center. Born Aug. 19, 1924, at East Prairie, to the late John Wesley and Birdie Cooper Dover, he was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II, had worked as an auto body repairman and had been a member of the Morehouse Masonic Lodge...
Mary Givens (12/07/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mary Frances Givens, 92 died at 4:45 p.m. Dec. 5, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 13, 1920, to the late John Patrick and Fanny Goldie Lamar Ditto, she lived most of her life in East Prairie and attended the Gospel Assembly Church in Sikeston...
Randy Haney (12/07/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Randy Haney, 56, died Dec. 5, 2012, in Bertrand. Born May 16, 1956 in Charleston, to Dan Haney of East Prairie and the late Rachel L. Slaughter Haney, he lived most of his life in East Prairie where he worked on the riverboat. Survivors include: three sons, John Haney, Rick Haney and Dan Haney of Jefferson City; two daughters and a son-in-law, LeeAnn Rapert of Charleston and Rachel and Ben Barker of Sikeston; four grandchildren, Mason and Kaylee Davis and Lily Barker of Sikeston and Lacy Harland of Charleston; and one great-grandchild.. ...
Butch Rosenfeld (12/07/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- George B. "Butch" Rosenfeld, 70, died Dec. 4, 2012, at his home. Born May 15, 1942, to the late George B. and Earline Dill Rosenfeld Fugate, he lived all of his life in East Prairie and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include: one brother, David Ray Fugate of Bushnell, Ill.; several cousins and aunts; and a man whom he considered a grandson, Blake...
Doye Smith (12/07/12)
BENTON -- Doye Smith, 68, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 6, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Raymond H. Williams (12/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Raymond Howard "Ray" Williams, age 95, died at his home in Sikeston on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. He was born in Sikeston on Oct. 9, 1927, to the late Virgil Duree and Irene Westmoreland Williams. Mr. Williams was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Temple Baptist Church, until it disbanded, he then joined Murray Lane Baptist Church...
Gene Scott (12/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Ruben Eugene Scott, age 67, died Nov. 26, 2012, at his home in Sikeston. Born Jan. 8, 1945, in Canalou, he is the son of Alline (Hill) Scott of Sikeston and the late James Edward Scott. On Oct. 21, 1987, he married Karen Kay (Edwards) Wren; she survives of the home...
Bob Blair (12/06/12)
DEXTER - Bob Blair, 77, died Dec. 5, 2012, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Shirley McClellan (12/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Shirley McClellan, 78, died Dec. 5, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Bedella Smith (12/06/12)
CHARLESTON -- Bedella Smith, 90, died Dec. 2, 2012, at her home. Born June 7, 1922 in West Helena, Ark., to the late Sam and Stella Green Walker, she was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church in Henson where she served as an usher. On Sept. 25, 1938, she married Thatus A. Smith who preceded her in death Sept. 8, 1997...
Thomas Angel (12/06/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Thomas Merlin Angel, 74, died Dec. 2, 2012, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Aug. 22, 1938, in Portageville, to the late Merlin and Ann Lou Robison Angel, he was a carpenter and a painter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the First Baptist Church...
Melissa Bell (12/06/12)
DEXTER -- Melissa A. Bell, 40, died Dec. 2, 2012, in the emergency room of the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 30, 1972, in Auburn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Thomas Spingler and Donna Garhart Spingler. Visitation is from 4 p.m. until time of the memorial service at 5 p.m. Friday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Tim Russell will officiate...
Mary Givens (12/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mary Givens, 92, died Dec. 5, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Jimmy Conyers (12/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jimmy Dell Conyers, 52, died at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 4, 2012, at his home. Visitation is from 6 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Buddy Hannah and Chuck Elders will officiate...
Katie Davis (12/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Katie Brown Davis, 88, died Dec. 4, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 30, 1924, in St. Louis, to the late John Murray and Mattie Elizabeth Perkins Hudson, she had lived most of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Randy Haney (12/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Randy Haney, 56, died Dec. 5, 2012, in Bertrand. Born May 16, 1956, in Charleston, to Dan Haney of East Prairie and the late Rachel L. Slaughter Haney, he lived most of his life in East Prairie and worked on the riverboat. Survivors include three sons, John Haney, Rick Haney and Dan Haney all of Jefferson City; two daughters and a son-in-law, LeeAnn Rapert of Charleston and Rachel and Ben Barker of Sikeston; three sisters, Kaylee Davis and Lily Barker both of Sikeston, and Lacy Harland of Charleston; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.. ...
Linda LaFentres (12/06/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Linda Sue LaFentres, 45, died Dec. 4, 2012, at Southeast Health Medical Plaza in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 16, 1966, in Cape Girardeau, to Paul J. and Nancy N. Mack Backfisch of Scott City, she was general manager at the Pilot Travel Center in Charleston and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso...
Stella Simmons (12/06/12)
CATRON -- Stella Louise Simmons, daughter of the late Hershel and Katherine Tanner Akridge, was born in Gideon on Aug. 18, 1948, and passed away at her home in Catron on Dec, 4, 2012, at the age of 64 years, 3 months and 16 days. She had lived in St. Louis until moving to Catron 43 years ago. She was a member of the Baptist Church in Catron. She had operated Simmons Grocery and helped manage Melvin Simmons Used Cars...
Roger Wright (12/06/12)
MALDEN -- Roger Kent Wright, 53, died Dec. 3, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 10, 1959, in Parma, son of Norma Jean Jackson Wright of Malden and the late John Allen Wright, he had lived most of his life in the Malden and Parma areas and was a member of the Church of God in Christ in Parma...
Betty Sorrells (12/05/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty M. Sorrells, 81, died at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 3, 2012, at her home. Born May 5, 1931, in East Prairie, to the late William Joseph and Ruby Cozette Stone Morgan, she lived in Mississippi County all of her life. She was a home economics teacher for 33 years, 17 of which were with the East Prairie R-2 School District. She was a member of the Nelson United Methodist Church in East Prairie...
Alvin Moore (12/05/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Alvin C. Moore, 85, died Dec. 3, 2012. Born Jan. 29, 1927, in Wayne County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Sam and Ola Dickey Moore. On Sept. 16, 1961, he married Ruth Caskanett, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister...
Jimmy Conyers (12/05/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jimmy Dell Conyers, 52, died at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 4, 2012, at his home. Born March 14, 1960, in Sikeston, to Frances Lucille Jackson Partin of Cunningham, Ky., and the late Ernest Lee Conyers, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. He worked for an offshore boat supply company before being disabled and was of the Baptist belief...
Raymond Williams (12/05/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Raymond "Ray" Williams, 85, who died on Dec. 1, 2012, were: Ryan Eaton, James Adams, Cole Burnett, Marty Mainzer, Joshua Mainzer and Rick Burnett.
Katie Davis (12/05/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Katie Brown Davis, 88, died Dec. 4, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Butch Rosenfeld (12/05/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Butch Rosenfeld, 70, died Dec. 4, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Randy Haney (12/05/12)
CHARLESTON -- Randy Haney, 56, died Dec. 4, 2012, in Bertrand. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Doris Herriage (12/05/12)
WARRENSBURG -- Doris Herriage, 79, formerly of East Prairie, died Dec. 4, 2012, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Junior Bowles (12/04/12)
CHARLESTON -- Frankie Junior Bowles, 81, died Dec. 2, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 20, 1931 in Ponotoc, Miss., to the late Ottice and Nannie Mary Blaylock Bowles, he had lived since 1949 in Charleston where he served with the Missouri National Guard then was employed in law enforcement by the Charleston Department of Public Safety and the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department for 16 years. ...
Gary Burton (12/04/12)
MARION, Ark. -- Gary Raymond "Bunny" Burton, 64, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Nov. 30, 2012, at the Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 28, 1948, in rural Charleston, son of the late A.J. and Jewell Garrett Burton, he was a 1966 graduate of Charleston High School. ...
Pauline Mack (12/04/12)
BENTON -- Pauline Mack, 99, died Dec. 2, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 9, 1913, in Williamson County, Ill., to the late Grover and Clara Presley Hefflin, she was a member of United Methodist Church in Benton. On April 21, 1932, in Benton, she married Chester Sylvester Mack who preceded her in death July 1, 1991...
Bonnie Livesay (12/04/12)
DEXTER -- Bonnie Sue Livesay, 73, died Dec. 1, 2012, at her home. Born March 14, 1939, in London, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Peter "JP" and Gertrude Alberta Bradford Cochran, she had lived in Aquilla from 1968-2006 when she moved to Dexter. She was of the Protestant belief and had operated her own housecleaning service...
Jimmy Conyers (12/04/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jimmy Conyers, 52, died Dec. 4, 2012, at his home in East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Richard Oldham (12/04/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Richard Larry Oldham, 82, died Oct. 8, 2012. Born March 20, 1930, son of the late Colon and Emma Frances Morgan Oldham, he graduated from East Prairie High School and then pharmacy school. He moved to Arizona where he worked as a pharmacist at Walgreens and was later elected to the Arizona State Legislature...
Richard Ditto Sr. (12/03/12)
MORLEY -- Richard Uarl Ditto Sr., 66, formerly of East Prairie, died at 9:05 a.m. Nov. 30, 2012, at his home Born Dec. 2, 1945, in Matthews, son of the late Goldman Arthur and Carrie Opal Williams Ditto, he lived in Morley for several years. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Full Gospel Church of East Prairie...
Sharri Lawson (12/03/12)
DEXTER -- Sharon "Sharri" Lawson, 63, died Nov. 30, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 9, 1949, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Roscoe Vincent and Ruby Mae Pruitt Cain, she grew up in Potosi and moved to Dexter six years ago. She worked for many years as a caseworker for the state of Missouri and as a substitute teacher for the Bloomfield School District. She was of the Free Will Baptist belief...
Velma Barker (12/03/12)
ALVIN, Texas -- Velma Irene Barker, 87, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Nov. 29, 2012, at her home in Alvin. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. A graveside service and burial followed at Dexter Cemetery...
Tommy Angel (12/03/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Thomas Merlin "Tommy" Angel, 74, died Dec. 2, 2012, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Junior Bowles (12/03/12)
CHARLESTON -- Junior Bowles, 81, died Dec. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital at Cape Girardeau. McMikle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Gary Burton (12/03/12)
MARION, Ark. -- Gary Raymond "Bunny" Burton, 64, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Nov. 30, 2012, at the Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 28, 1948, in rural Charleston, son of the late A.J. and Jewell Garrett Burton, he was a 1966 graduate of Charleston High School. ...
Raymond Williams (12/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Raymond "Ray" Williams, 85, died Dec. 2, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 9, 1927, in Sikeston, son of the late Virgil Duree and Irene Westmoreland Williams, he was a U.S. Army veteran and member of the Temple Baptist Church and then the Murray Lane Baptist Church. He owned and operated Dixie Creme Donuts in Sikeston, Harts Bakery and later sold hearing aids...
Betty Sorrells (12/03/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty M. Sorrells, 81, died Dec. 3, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Tom Glenn (12/02/12)
CHARLESTON -- Joseph Thomas "Tom" Glenn, 77, a resident of rural Charleston, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 16, 1935, in Mississippi County, to the late Robert J. and Amarilla Hargan Glenn Sr., he had lived his entire life in Mississippi County where he farmed and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon for 50 years and taught the Men's Sunday School class. ...
Joyce Henderson (12/02/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joyce Evelyn Henderson, 69, died at 3:36 p.m. Nov. 30, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 25, 1943, in East Prairie to the late Jessie and Ann L. Yielding Burrell, she lived all of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the Elm Street Baptist Church...
Richard Ditto (12/02/12)
MORLEY -- Richard Y. Ditto Sr., 66, formerly of East Prairie, died Nov. 30, 2012, at his home. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday. Mike Johnson will officiate...
Louise Welch (12/02/12)
DEXTER -- Louise Welch, 80, died Nov. 30, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 25, 1932, in Dexter, to the late Wesley and Ethel Hutchcraft McCollough, she was a member of the Rivers of Life Christian Center in Dexter. She had been employed as an operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone, in the deli of Town and Country Supermarket and as a health aide with the Dexter Visiting Nurses Association...
Velma Barker (12/02/12)
ALVIN, Texas -- Velma Irene Barker, 87, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Nov. 30, 2012, in Alvin. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Nancy Stevens (12/02/12)
DEXTER -- Nancy Jane Stevens, 71, died Nov. 24, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.