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Obituaries from January 2013

Betty Metheny (01/31/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty Lou Metheny, 82 died at 10:15 p.m. Jan. 27, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 23, 1930, in East Prairie, to the late Everett and Agatha Goodman Belvin, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a retired seamstress for Prairie Manufacturing...
Howard Cole Sr. (01/31/13)
SIKESTON -- Howard Lee Cole Sr., 82, died Jan. 30, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 26, 1931, in Sikeston, to the late William and Eva Lee Grey Cole, he was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean War...
Amy Smith (01/31/13)
DEXTER -- Amy Dawn Smith, 36, died Jan. 25, 2013, at Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Mo. Born Aug. 23, 1976, in Dexter, she was the daughter of Marilyn Hopkins Abernathy of Dexter and the late Trennis Abernathy. In addition to her mother, she is survived by: one son, Gavin Dale Smith of Bernie; two daughters, Brittany Smith and Adison Moore of Dexter; one brother, James Abernathy of Dexter; and one sister, Christina Abernathy of the state of Texas...
Bobbi Halter (01/31/13)
DELTA -- Barbara "Bobbi" Foster Halter, 89, died Jan. 29, 2013. Born July 15, 1923, in Delta, to the late Will and Anne Leta Ashby Foster, she was a member of the Church of God in Delta and Delta Senior Citizens. On Dec. 25, 1945, she married Eugene Halter, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 1998...
Gary Allen (01/31/13)
DEXTER -- Gary Lee Allen, 59, died Jan. 27, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital. Born Jan. 29, 1953, son of the late Shirley Ray Allen and Joyce Marie Leigh Cunningham Allen, he had worked for 30 years as a forklift operator at Arvin. In August 1975 he married Marian Allen. On Sept. 24, 2004, in Corning, Ark., he married Rona Morefield who survives of the home...
Anthony Florido (01/31/13)
JACKSON -- Anthony Florido, 66, died Jan. 28, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 14, 1946, in Puerto Rico, son of the late Marcelina Centron and Alberto Florido, he was of the Catholic belief and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War...
Lena Beavers (01/31/13)
SIKESTON -- Lena C. Beavers, 73, died Jan. 30, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Cecil Haney (01/31/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Cecil Haney, 87, died Jan. 31, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Marilyn Horman (01/31/13)
CHAFFEE -- Marilyn A. Horman, 68, died Jan. 29, 2013, at her home. Born Feb. 4, 1944, in New Hamburg, to the late Oscar Charles and Vera Marie Dannenmueller Griffin, she was a retired home health caregiver for Pyramid Home Health in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Lannie Crawford (01/31/13)
BIRCHTREE -- Lannie Crawford, 49, died Jan. 28, 2013, at his home. Born May 6, 1963, in Sikeston, he was the son of JoAnne Alexander of Portageville and the late Thomas L. Crawford. He married Lucy Halter who survives of the home. Other survivors include: two daughters and a son-in-law, Heather and Blake Perkins of Rockhill, S.C., and Tessa Crawford of Columbia, S.C.; his stepfather, James Alexander of Portageville; and two grandchildren, Cameron Michaels and Gavin Perkins...
Marilyn Horman (01/30/13)
CHAFFEE - Marilyn A. Horman, 68, died Jan. 29, 2013, at the family home in Chaffee. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where a parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church...
Lula Jones (01/30/13)
PORTAGEVILLE - Lula Mae Jones, 96, died Jan. 22, 2013, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Oct. 3, 1916, in Marion, Ark., to the late Sammy and Annie M. Smith Horton, she was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her son, Wilbur Morgan...
Velda Anderson (01/30/13)
ORAN -- Velda G. Anderson, 82, died Jan. 29, 2013, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 3, 1930, in Bell City, to the late Leonard and Lynn Workman Deimund, she was a member of the Morley Baptist Church. On Dec. 24, 1954, she married Bill C. Anderson, and he survives of the home...
Russell Sherfield (01/30/13)
DEXTER -- Russell C. Sherfield, 86, died Jan. 29, 2013, at his home. Born Oct. 3, 1926, in Dexter, to the late Otis and Iva Jo Hunt Sherfield, he had lived in Dexter all his life. He was employed by Missouri Utilities Company where he worked as a troubleshooter until his retirement. He was a member of the Risen Church in Dexter, the Airstream Club and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II...
Eugene Spear (01/30/13)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Eugene Spear, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Jan. 30, 2013, at Paducah. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Thelma Johnson (01/30/13)
BENTON, Ky. -- Thelma Crawford Johnson, 84, died Dec. 29, 2012, at the Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. She was the daughter of the late Prentice Estel and Ada Grissom Crawford and was of the Methodist belief. She married H.C. Johnson who preceded her in death...
Pansie Poe (01/30/13)
SIKESTON -- Pansie M. Poe, age 94, died Jan. 25, 2013, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 25, 1919, in Pontotoc, Miss., daughter of the late M.G. and Bessie Russell McCoy, she was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Sikeston. ...
Bradley Kelley (01/30/13)
CHAFFEE -- Bradley Joe Kelley, 41, died Jan. 23, 2013, at his home. A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Chaffee VFW Hall. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Eva Cookson (01/30/13)
PUXICO -- Eva Lois Cookson, 93, died Jan. 29, 2013, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. Born July 29, 1919, in Fisk, to the late William and Carrie Rister Klaffer, she was a lifelong resident of Puxico where she was a member of the Life Chapel Assembly of God Church...
Charles Shultz (01/30/13)
SIKESTON -- Charles Shultz, 74, died Jan. 29, 2013, at his home. Born Nov. 7, 1938, in Kennett, to the late Lee Edward and Mildred Gay Shultz, he graduated from Kennett High School and attended University of Missouri-Columbia. He was an insurance adjuster for Shelter Insurance for 34 years before retiring...
Helen Tollison (01/30/13)
NEW MADRID -- Helen Tollison, 91, died Jan. 26, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center following an illness. Born Jan. 3, 1922, in rural New Madrid County to the late Roy and Eunice Rhodes, she had lived in New Madrid her entire life and was a longtime member of Kewanee Missionary Baptist church, and worked several years in New Madrid at the Head Start and ABC Play Skool...
Gene Ellen Maclay (01/30/13)
SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Gene Ellen Rogers Maclay, 86, died at 5:50 p.m. Jan. 27, 2013, at The Sweet Life Care Center in Shawnee. Born Oct. 23, 1926, in Dorena, Mo., to the late Webb Jones Rogers and John Dallas Rogers, she lived in Dorena and Charleston, Mo., most of her life. ...
Naomi Davis (01/29/13)
SIKESTON -- Naomi Ruth Davis, 92, died Jan. 27, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 10, 1920, in Harmony, Ark., daughter of the late Richard Scott and Edna Payne Allen, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. On July 10, 1937, at Cove Creek, Ark., she married Marvin Harold Davis, who preceded her in death Feb. 4, 1993...
Leonard Wrzesinski (01/29/13)
CHARLESTON -- Leonard Ronald Wrzesinski, 77, died Jan. 26, 2013, at his home. Born Aug. 3, 1935, in Bay City, Mich., son of the late Louis and Helen Pinski Wrzesinski, he was a manager for NewPage Wickliffe Mill, retiring in 2006. He served six years in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War...
Lannie Crawford (01/29/13)
BIRCHTREE - Lannie Crawford, 49, died Jan. 28, 2013, at his home in Birchtree. DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Frances Baker (01/29/13)
LAS VEGAS -- Frances Ellen Caldwell Baker, 90, died Dec. 29, 2012, at Nathan Adelson Hospice. Born Dec. 21, 1922, in East Prairie, Mo., to the late John George Caldwell and Norine Hauptman Caldwell Wilson, she lived in East Prairie until 2003 when she moved to her daughter's home in Las Vegas. She and her husband worked as interior and exterior painters and she was an active member of St. James Baptist Church...
James Barbre (01/28/13)
NEW MADRID -- James E. Barbre, 80, died Jan. 26, 2013, at his home. Born Sept. 8, 1932, in LaForge, to the late Goldie Summers Barbre and Fred Barbre, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a corporal during the Korean War. He was a member of the New Life Assembly Church in New Madrid and the American Legion Post No. 595...
Bill Dunn (01/28/13)
O'FALLON -- William "Bill" Dunn, 82, died Jan. 25, 2013, at the Progress West Health Care in O'Fallon. Born Nov. 11, 1930, in Elvins, to the late Harvey and Aureola Baughn Dunn, he was a school teacher in the Bernie School District for a short time before moving on to the Rockwood School District where he was a principal. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and of the Baptist belief...
Lula Nichols (01/28/13)
ST. LOUIS -- Lula Nichols, 77, died Jan. 25, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield. Born April 15, 1935, in Shelbyville, Ill., to the late Launce Lot and Harriet Anna McElroy Barker, she had lived most of her life in St. Louis. She was a past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Kirkwood Chapter 358 and of the Protestant belief...
Truman Senciboy (01/28/13)
PERKINS -- Truman Senciboy, 88, died Jan. 26, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 29, 1924, in Oran, to the late George F. and Zelma Ehtherton Senciboy, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and participated in action against Japan at Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, from May 28 to June 30, 1945. ...
W.C. Turnbow (01/28/13)
SIKESTON -- William Carrol "W.C." Turnbow Jr., 81, died Jan. 26, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 9, 1931, in Steele, to the late William Carrol Turnbow Sr. and Nora Inman Turnbow, he was of the Church of Christ belief. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served as a corporal during the Korean War. He worked as a farmer and self-employed business owner before retiring...
Betty Metheny (01/28/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty Lou Belvin Metheny, 82, died at 10:15 p.m. Jan. 27, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Naomi Davis (01/28/13)
SIKESTON -- Naomi Davis, 92, died Jan. 28, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Gene Ellen Maclay (01/28/13)
CHARLESTON -- Gene Ellen Maclay, 86, died at 5:50 p.m. Jan. 27, 2013, at The Sweet Life Care Center in Shawnee, Kan. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Pansie Poe (01/28/13)
SIKESTON - Pansie Poe, 93, died Jan. 25, 2013, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Cora Taylor (01/27/13)
MARSTON -- Cora Taylor, 98, died Jan. 25, 2013, at her home. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. Burial will follow at the Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn. - - -...
Leonard Wrzesinski (01/27/13)
CHARLESTON -- Leonard R. Wrzesinski died Jan. 26, 2013, at his home. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Phonzie Brown (01/25/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Phonzie William Brown, 95, died Jan. 22, 2013. Born March 3, 1917, in Boles, Ill., to the late Clyde Dewitt and Avis Howells Brown, he was a retired businessman and rural letter carrier. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II and was an Iwo Jima survivor, a participant in the battle for Okinawa and was part of the occupying forces of Japan. ...
Joyce Pointer (01/25/13)
WEST ALTON -- Joyce Bard Pointer, 69, died at 11:50 p.m. Jan. 17, 2013, in the Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 28, 1943, in the Sugartree community of New Madrid County, to the late William Carl and Mary Nell Tyner Bard, she lived in the St. Louis area where she was employed as a seamstress for a sporting goods company...
Ronnie Allstun (01/25/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ronnie Clayton Allstun, 71, died Jan. 23, 2013, at his home. Born April 28, 1941, to the late Roy Clayton and Leah Laverne Hubbard Allstun, he lived all his life in East Prairie where he farmed and was a member of the First Church of God. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam War...
Rachel Childers (01/25/13)
DEXTER -- Rachel A. Childers, 59, died Jan. 23, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 1, 1953, in Dexter, to the late Leon and Mildred Marie Purcell McCoy, she was a homemaker and a former employee of Tyson Foods Inc. and Elder Manufacturing of Dexter...
Steve Waters (01/25/13)
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. -- Steve Waters, 63, died Jan. 16, 2013. Born Aug. 11, 1949, in Alton, Ill., to the late Wade David and Dorothy Bosley Waters, he was a senior vice-president of American Savings Bank and a past president of the Jaycees in Quincy, Ill...
Bobby Kinsey (01/25/13)
LILBOURN -- Bobby Lou Kinsey, 85, died Jan. 23, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Jan. 19, 1928, in Frisco, she was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Hattie Bon Wallace Rushing. Her husband, Howard Kinsey, preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 1993...
Don Smith (01/25/13)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Don W. Smith, 90, died Jan. 24, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Dec. 19, 1922, in Morehouse, to the late Lawrence and Myrtle Maddox Smith, he was a longtime resident of Butler County and was a member of the Cornerstone Tabernacle Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II...
Bradley Kelley (01/25/13)
CHAFFEE -- Bradley J. Kelley, 41, died Jan. 23, 2013. Arrangement are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Gale Wessling Sr. (01/24/13)
SIKESTON -- Gale Gregory Wessling Sr., 77, died Jan. 22, 2013, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 17, 1935, in St. Louis, to the late Henry J. and Lillie Craft Wessling, he was an entrepreneur and local businessman and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Sikeston Elks Lodge 2319, Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319, Knights of Columbus and the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church of Sikeston...
Edward Boyt (01/24/13)
DEXTER -- Edward Albert Boyt, 80, died Jan. 22, 2013, at his home. Born Oct. 14, 1932, in Dexter, to the late J.H. and Marie Linnemann Boyt, he was a graduate of Dexter High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He taught art and shop classes in Bloomfield and Dexter. ...
Barbara Jones (01/24/13)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Barbara Jones, 56, who died Jan. 22, 2013, were: Shannon Dow, Allen Schaefer, Roger Turner and Tracy Wyatt.
Ronnie Allstun (01/24/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ronnie Allstun, 71, died Jan. 23, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Gale Wessling Sr. (01/23/13)
SIKESTON - Gale Gregory Wessling Sr., 77, died Jan. 22, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Phonzie Brown (01/23/13)
EAST PRAIRIE - Phonzie Brown, 95, died at 10 p.m. Jan. 22, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Shelby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Harvey Taylor (01/23/13)
LILBOURN -- Harvey Eugene Taylor, 87, died Jan. 21, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 10, 1925 in Catron, son of the late George Lee and Carrie Bell Lambert Taylor, he worked as a custodian and bus driver for Lilbourn Public Schools and had co-owned and operated the MFA Station in Lilbourn with his brother, Junior Ray Taylor, before retiring...
Brenda Mattison (01/23/13)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Rae Mattison, 70, died Jan. 21, 2013, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Dec. 5, 1942, in Sikeston, to the late Leon and Thelma Evans Stilwell, she had worked as a hostess at McDonald's and at Calvary Temple. She married Jack Mattison, who preceded her in death Jan. 21, 2007...
Barbara Jones (01/23/13)
SIKESTON -- Barbara Jones, 56, died Jan. 22, 2013, at her home in Sikeston. Born Aug. 20, 1956, in Sikeston, daughter of Lenora Byrd Goza of Sikeston and the late Norvil Eugene Edwards, she was a graduate of Sikeston High School and worked as a registered nurse before retiring after she became disabled...
Jimmie Jackson (01/23/13)
CHARLESTON -- Jimmie Dee Jackson, 61, died Jan. 19, 2013, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 14, 1951, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Harrison and Mary Jackson, he lived in Missouri most of his life. He was a member of the Grand Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church, was a truck driver for many years and was currently employed by RJS Burke Partnership of Charleston...
Shirley Brown (01/22/13)
PRINCETON, W.Va. - Shirley Ann Simmons Brown, 77, of 6 Valley Drive in Princeton, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at her residence. Born Jan. 17, 1935, in Marston, Mo., she was the daughter of Martha Christine "Mama Tine" Scobey Simmons of Princeton and the late Marvin J. ...
Ola Berry (01/22/13)
BERTRAND - Ola Hurley Berry, 92, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Miner Nursing Center. Born June 9, 1920, at Bertrand, to the late Jesse and Daisy Williams Hurley, she lived her entire life in Bertrand and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. On Oct. 24, 1947, she married Jesse D. Berry, who preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 2007...
Paul Miller Sr. (01/22/13)
BERTRAND -- Paul Richard Miller Sr., 79, died Jan. 18, 2013, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 5, 1934, in Wyatt, to the late John N. "Buck" and Mildred "Memie" Richardson Miller, he had lived in Charleston most of his life and was employed as a truck driver. A member of the V.F.W., the Sikeston Elks Lodge and the American Legion, he had served three years in the Missouri National Guard...
Orval Payton (01/22/13)
DEXTER -- Orval Payton, 79, died Jan. 19, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 31, 1933, in Aid, son of the late Crit Payton and Mary Martha Malin Payton, he worked in the shipping department of Purolator Filter Co. in Dexter and was of the Baptist belief...
Barbara Blocker (01/22/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Barbara Ann Blocker, 62, died Jan. 20, 2013, at the Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter. Born Jan. 23, 1950, to the late John and Mintie Chumley Rodgers, she had lived in Kennett before moving to the Bloomfield area in 1980...
Glenn Harper (01/22/13)
SIKESTON -- Glenn C. Harper, 92, died Jan. 17, 2013, at the Missouri State Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 18, 1920, in Sikeston, to the late Hulbert H. and Cora May Ford Harper, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a 1941 graduate of Sikeston High School and in 1950 received his bachelor of science degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Jim Freshour (01/22/13)
COLUMBIA -- James Louis "Jim" Freshour, 85, died Jan. 5, 2013, at South Hampton Place in Columbia. Born Jan. 11, 1927, in Greenville, to the late James Everett and Lydia Bounds Freshour, he grew up in Lepanto, Ark., before he and his family moved to Salcedo. ...
Velma Stewart (01/22/13)
SIKESTON -- Velma Rea Stewart, 72, of Sikeston, died Jan. 21, 2013, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Feb. 24, 1940, in Lamar, Ark., to the late John and Edith Ewing Parsons, she was employed by Potlatch/Tetra-Pac for 29 years, retiring in 1994...
Harvey Taylor (01/22/13)
LILBOURN -- Harvey Taylor, 87, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of God in Lilbourn. Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements...
Nadine Ford (01/22/13)
ADVANCE -- Nadine Joyce Ford, 73, died Jan. 20, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 1, 1939, in Avert, daughter of the late Harold James Carter and Beatrice Perry Carter, she was a member of the First Methodist Church in Bell City. Employed as a cook at Bell City schools, she was a former employee of Elder Manufacturing in Bloomfield and Paramount Hat Co. in Advance...
Henry Cates (01/22/13)
CHARLESTON - Henry Ervin Cates, 91, died at 5:30 a.m. Jan. 20, 2013, at the Charleston Manor. Born March 12, 1921, in Doniphan to the late John Henry and Eliza May Belcher Cates, he had lived in Charleston most of his life and worked for Leather Black Farms until his retirement...
Michael Harlan (01/22/13)
HAWAII -- Michael T. Harlan, 27, died Jan. 13, 2013, in Hawaii. Born March 31, 1985, in St. Louis, to Michael M. and Debra A. Dougherty Harlan of Gray Ridge, Mo., he had lived in Gray Ridge all his life. He graduated from Richland High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He was an active member of the U.S. Army and had just enlisted for the second time...
Barbara Jones (01/22/13)
SIKESTON -- Barbara Jones, 56, died Jan. 22, 2013, as a result of injuries sustained in a fire at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Patricia Johnson (01/22/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patricia Ann Johnson, 57, died at 2:37 a.m. Jan. 20, 2013, at her residence in East Prairie. Born March 21, 1955, in Wyatt, to the late Dick and Maudie Lee Jackson Linley, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County. She was married to William Thomas "W.T." Johnson, who preceded her in death on May 16, 1972...
B.J. Edwards (01/22/13)
BONNE TERRE -- Billy Joe "B.J." Edwards, 30, died Jan. 20, 2013, in Park Hills. Born Dec. 6, 1982, in Poplar Bluff, son of Calvin Edwards of Bloomfield and Billie Kaye Edwards of Park Hills, he graduated from Bloomfield High School and was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad. ...
Edward A. Boyt (01/22/13)
DEXTER -- Edward Albert "Ed" Boyt, 80, died Jan. 22, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Orval Payton (01/21/13)
DEXTER - Orval Payton, 79, died Jan. 19, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Gary Cooper and Rev. James Wade will officiate...
Patricia Ann Johnson (01/21/13)
EAST PRAIRIE - Patricia Ann Johnson, 57, died at 2:37 a.m. Jan. 20, 2013, at her residence in East Prairie. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Jarred Jackson officiating...
Shirley Brown (01/21/13)
PRINCETON, W.Va. - Shirley Ann Simmons Brown, 77, of 6 Valley Drive in Princeton, died Monday Dec. 17, 2012, at her residence. Services to celebrate the life of Shirley were conducted Dec. 22, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church in Bluefield with Dr. W.D. Hasty officiating...
Henry Cates (01/21/13)
CHARLESTON - Henry Ervin Cates, 91, died at 5:30 a.m. Jan. 20, 2013, at the Charleston Manor. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McMikle Funeral Home. Bill Bradley of Charleston will officiate. Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of McMikle Funeral Home...
Nadine Ford (01/21/13)
ADVANCE - Nadine Joyce Ford, 73, died Jan. 20, 2013, at Southeast Missouri Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Sue Welborn will officiate. Burial will follow in the Tillman Cemetery near Advance...
Georgia Hankins (01/20/13)
BELL CITY -- Georgia Lee Hankins, 95, died Jan. 17, 2013, at her home. Born Sept. 6, 1917, in Sweatman, Miss., daughter of the late Aaron and Francis Johnson Ratliff, she was employed at the Bell City Public Schools until her retirement and was a member of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Haywood City where she served on the Mother's Board...
Roy Dial (01/20/13)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Roy Edward Dial, 59, died Jan. 16, 2013, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 19, 1953, in Florence, Ala., he was the son of the late Jean Mullins and Charles Edward Dial. On March 5, 2011, in Jackson, he married Victoria "Vicki" Clark, who survives of the home...
Helen Froman (01/20/13)
CONRAN -- Helen Floy Froman died Jan. 18, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Nov. 23, in Conran, daughter of the late Pearl Cannon Harp and John Froman, she was a longtime employee of L and S Hardware in Portageville. Survivors include: two cousins and their spouses, Shirlee and Mike Estes and Donald and Barbara Babb of Lilbourn...
Paul Miller (01/20/13)
BERTRAND -- Paul Richard Miller, 79, died Jan. 18, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Mack Mullins (01/20/13)
DUDLEY -- Mack Mullins, 66, died Jan. 17, 2013, at his home. Born March 11, 1946, in Grundy, Va., son of Madie Stiltner Mullins of Dudley and the late Vince Mullins, he had lived in Chicago and moved to Dudley in 1975. He was a board member of the People's Full Gospel Church and was a Mason member in Bloomfield. He worked as the police chief for the Department of Veteran Affairs and had worked for the city of Dudley for nearly 37 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Joyce Pointer (01/20/13)
WEST ALTON -- Joyce Bard Pointer, 69, died at 11:50 p.m. Jan. 17, 2013, in the Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 28, 1943, in the Sugartree community in New Madrid County, she was the daughter of the late William Carl and Mary Nell Tyner Bard. After leaving East Prairie. she moved to the St. Louis area where she was employed as a seamstress for a Sporting Goods Co...
Edna Cronan (01/20/13)
CONCORD -- Edna Cronan, 81, died Jan. 18, 2013, at Ramsey Creek Village in Scott City. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Will Monroe (01/18/13)
DEXTER -- William E. "Will" Monroe, 68, died Jan. 16, 2013, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 22, 1944, in Averett, to the late Lawrence T. and Claudine Morse Monroe, he was a U.S. Army veteran and also served in the Missouri National Guard. ...
Wanda Burton (01/18/13)
CHAFFEE -- Wanda Lee Burton, 78, died Jan. 17, 2013, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Aug. 9, 1934, in Frostburg, Md., to the late Carl and Hazel Lashbaugh Folk, she worked at the Hat Factory in Oran before retiring as a machine operator from Columbia Sportswear in Chaffee...
Daniel Whittemore (01/18/13)
ADVANCE -- Daniel Joe Whittemore, 34, died Jan. 16, 2013. Born May 4, 1978, in Hayti, son of Sherry Lynn Atteberry Whittemore of Dexter and the late Gary Joe Whittemore, he was a truck driver for Pete Tanner Solid Waste in Delta. On May 2, 2004, in Dexter, he married Sarah Walker who survives of the home...
Samuel McClellan (01/18/13)
PUXICO -- The Rev. Samuel H. McClellan, 88, died Jan. 16, 2013, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. Born April 9, 1924, in Stanberry, to the late Samuel Nelson and Bertie Stricker McClellan, he had last pastored in Morley and Naylor for 20 years and had been the camp caretaker at the Church of God Youth Camp for 14 years. He moved to Puxico in 2005 where he attended the First Baptist Church. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of the D.A.V. and the Puxico VFW Post...
James Lathum (01/18/13)
MATTHEWS -- James Franklin Lathum, 55, died Jan. 15, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 17, 1957, in Sikeston to the late Eber and Freeda King Lathum, he was a self-employed farmer and well driller. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a 32nd degree Mason, Shriner, and lifetime charter member of Big Prairie Jaycees...
Joyce Pointer (01/18/13)
ST. LOUIS -- Joyce Bard Pointer, 69, formerly of East Prairie, died at 11:50 p.m. Jan. 17, 2013, in the Christian Hospital in St. Louis County. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Helen Froman (01/18/13)
CONRAN -- Helen Froman, 83, died Jan. 18, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Glenn Harper (01/18/13)
SIKESTON -- Glenn C. Harper, 92, died Jan. 17, 2013, at the Missouri State Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Dannie Dick (01/18/13)
LUTZ, Fla. -- Dannie Wilson Dick, 72, formerly of Graves County, Ky., died Jan. 14, 2013, at his home in Lutz. Born Nov. 23, 1940, at Lynnville, Ky., he was the son of the late Dennis Melvin and Christine Wilson Dick. On May 29, 1970, he married Barbara Jean Ferrell, who survives of the home...
Gloria Adams (01/18/13)
LILBOURN -- Gloria Jean Adams, 64, died Jan. 16, 2013, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 21, 1948, in Parma, to the late Theodore and Bernice Walker Clark Sr., she was a graduate of Lilbourn High School and a member of Bethel AME Church in Sikeston where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She retired after 23 years of service from the Golden Living Center in New Madrid...
Martha Linley (01/18/13)
NEW MADRID -- Martha Linley, 47, died Jan. 9, 2013, at her home. Born Jan. 18, 1965, near East Prairie, she was the daughter of the late William O'Neal and Shirley Turner. Survivors include: four sons, Chris Linley and Timothy Rice of New Madrid and Keith Rice and DiAngelo Rice of Poplar Bluff; six daughters, Florence Johnson, LaToshia Rice, Michele Rice and Ashley Rice of New Madrid, Cynthia Davis of Sikeston and Crystal Todd of St. Louis; one sister and two brothers...
Linda Fender (01/17/13)
BENTON -- Linda Elaine Hoosier Hatley Fender, 62, died Jan. 14, 2013, at her home. Born Feb. 1, 1950, in Bloomfield, to the late Elmer and Doris Miller Hoosier, she was a registered nurse and worked at area nursing homes and hospitals before retiring...
Jimmie Graham (01/17/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jimmie Dale Graham, 71, died at 7:37 p.m. Jan. 15, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 8, 1941, in Searcy, Ark., to the late Daniel Page and Blanche Bami Watts Graham, he lived in East Prairie most of his life where he was a retired construction worker and of the Baptist belief. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War...
Bear Dickerson (01/17/13)
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Harold Dean "Bear" Dickerson, 60, formerly of Scott City, Mo., died Jan. 13, 2013, in Ann Arbor. Born March 2, 1952, at Dexter, Mo., to the late Cloyd Dean and Mildred Markland Dickerson, he worked at National Lock and as a truck driver the past 20 years...
William Dickherber (01/17/13)
BENTON -- William Charles Dickherber, 58, died Jan. 16, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 20, 1954, in St. Louis, to Mildred Ueltzen Dickherber of St. Louis and the late George Dickherber, he was store manager at JC Penney in Sikeston and a member of Sikeston Chamber of Commerce...
James Lathum (01/17/13)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled at noon Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for James Franklin Lathum, 55, who died on Jan. 15, 2013, will be: John-Erik Lasters, Larry Issac, T.J. Lathum, Kendrick Lathum, Greg Lasters and Dennis Burns. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services at noon at the funeral home...
Will Monroe (01/17/13)
DEXTER -- William "Will" Monroe, 68, died Jan. 16, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jimmie Graham (01/16/13)
EAST PRAIRIE - Jimmie Graham, 71, died at 7:15 p.m Jan. 15, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Shelby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Linda Fender (01/16/13)
BENTON - Linda Elaine Hoosier Hatley Fender, 62, died Jan. 14, 2013, at her home in Benton. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Sammie Dixon (01/16/13)
CHARLESTON -- Sammie Herbert Dixon, 87, died Jan. 14, 2013, at the home of his niece. Born Jan. 25, 1925, in Thompson Bend, to the late Ozark and Essie Martin Dixon, he retired from the General Motors Corporation in Saginaw, Mich. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army Nov. 6, 1946...
Joe Larry (01/16/13)
SIKESTON -- Joe Louis Larry, 74, died Jan. 13, 2013, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born June 18, 1938, in Hughes, Ark., to the late Ike and Daisy Mae Walker Larry, he had lived in Missouri since 1957. He was employed by Essex Group Incorporated in Sikeston until his retirement in 2001 and was a member of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston where he served as a deacon and a member of the Trustee Board...
Sue Pettit (01/16/13)
SCOTT CITY - Elberta Marie "Sue" Pettit, 71, died Jan. 14, 2013, at her home in Scott City. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Toy Earp (01/16/13)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home for Toy E. Earp, 83, who died Jan. 13, were: Jeff Hubbard, Harold Pruitt, Willard Bolt, Will Bolt, Casey Tadlock and Christopher Day.
James Lathum (01/16/13)
MATTHEWS -- James Franklin Lathum, 55, died Jan. 15, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 17, 1957, in Sikeston to the late Eber and Freeda King Lathum, he was a self-employed farmer and well driller. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a 32nd degree Mason, Shriner, and lifetime charter member of Big Prairie Jaycees...
Freda Layton (01/16/13)
SIKESTON -- Freda W. Layton, age 81, went to be with her Lord on Jan. 14, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, after an extended illness. Born Oct. 23, 1931, near Sikeston, to the late Virgil Marion and Ellen Tidwell Williams, she was a member of Miner Baptist Church, had volunteered at Missouri Delta Medical Center and the Sikeston Depot and was employed by Ferrell Enterprises for 36 years before retiring...
Marjorie Wheatley (01/15/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Marjorie Mae Wheatley, 75, died Jan. 13, 2013, at her home. Born Jan. 16, 1937, at Dover, Tenn., to the late Cecil and Dorothy Stewart Dodge, she had lived most of her life in East Prairie where she was a member of the First Christian Church...
Monroe Statler (01/15/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Monroe Statler, 90, died Jan. 12, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born Jan. 11, 1923, in Catron, son of the late Louis Statler and Annie Mae Robinson Statler, he was a retired car salesman. On April 14, 1951, at Piggott, Ark., he married Geneva McAnelly, who survives of the home in Bloomfield...
Georgia McKinney (01/15/13)
NEW MADRID -- Georgia Mae McKinney, 62, died Jan. 13, 2013, at her home. Born Sept. 14, 1933, at Reyno, Ark., she was a homemaker and a pastor's wife, pastoring churches in Naylor and Cahokia, Ill. and then in New Madrid,where they pastored the New Madrid United Pentecostal church until retiring. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at the New Madrid Church...
John Genins Jr. (01/15/13)
PENSACOLA, Fla. - R. John Genins Jr., formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 5, 2012, in Pensacola. John was a big presence in the life of everyone he touched and will forever be a part of those he left. His kind heart could withstand no more physical challenge...
Richard Rodgers (01/15/13)
SIKESTON -- Richard D. Rodgers, 60, died Jan. 13, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 13, 1952, in Sikeston, son of the late Earl R. Rodgers and Nellie Elizabeth "Betty" (Bizzell) Rodgers Grissom, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, had been employed in the shipping department at Stanley Muffler at East Prairie and was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church. He was a lifelong resident of Sikeston...
Freda Layton (01/15/13)
SIKESTON -- Freda Layton, 81, died Jan. 14, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Shirley Jean Miller (01/15/13)
SIKESTON - Shirley Jean Miller, 79, of Sikeston passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Shirley was born Aug. 19, 1933, the daughter of the late Everett and Vesta Smith of Anna, Ill. She married James A. Davidson, who passed away in 1985. She then married Don Miller Sr. who preceded her in death in 1998. Her son, Allan Davidson, also preceded her in death in 2004...
Juanita Umfleet (01/15/13)
DEXTER -- Juanita Umfleet, 90, died Jan. 13, 2013, at her home. Born July 7, 1922, in Dexter, to the late Richard and Nora Pullum Gibson, she had attended the Second General Baptist Church since 1946, and volunteered at the Gospel Mission in Dexter for over 20 years...
Lois Crumley (01/15/13)
MARSTON -- Lois Crumley, 78, died Jan. 12, 2013, at Benton. Born Oct. 18, 1934, in Steele, daughter of the late William and Velva Mosbey Cotner, she was a member of the Evergreen Baptist Church in Marston and worked for Barton Lumber Co. for 15 years and Portageville Cleaners...
Jayce Hampton (01/15/13)
LILBOURN -- Jayce Allen Hampton, newborn son of Allen and Emily Brewer Hampton, died Jan. 7, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. In addition to his parents, survivors include: maternal grandmother, Kelly Robbins of Lilbourn; paternal grandfather, William McCormick of the state of Florida and paternal grandmother, Brenda Deloach of Howardville; and two sisters, Adalee Hampton and Haven Hampton of Lilbourn...
Delbert Gilooly (01/15/13)
BELL CITY -- Delbert E. Gilooly, 63, died Jan. 13, 2013, at his home in Bell City. Born March 26, 1949, in Sikeston, son of the late James Hamilton Gilooly and Vivian Delores Crick Gilooly, he was a rice consultant. On Aug. 3, 1968, in Dexter, he married Jamie Edwards, who survives of the home...
Bobby Kleffer (01/15/13)
ESSEX -- Bobby Earl Kleffer, 81, died Jan. 13, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 8, 1931, in Flint, Mich. son of the late John Steven Kleffer and Nola Mae Kleffer, he and his family later moved to Essex. He owned a gas station in Dexter and earned bachelor's and master's degrees in education. ...
Toy Earp (01/15/13)
LILBOURN -- Toy E. Earp, 83, died Jan. 13, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 18, 1929, in Summerville, Ala., to the late George Frank and Bertha Elizabeth Simmons Farley, she attended Smith Avenue Church of God in Sikeston. On Aug. 10, 1945, she married Vernon Earp, who preceded her in death on July 1, 2003...
Marjorie Wheatley (01/14/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Marjorie Mae Dodge Wheatley, 75, died Jan. 13, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Lois Crumley (01/14/13)
MARSTON -- Lois Crumley, 78, died Jan. 12, 2013, at Benton. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Tuesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens.
Toy Earp (01/14/13)
LILBOURN -- Toy Earp, 83, died Jan. 13, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Shirley Miller (01/14/13)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Miller died Jan. 13, 2013, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Mary Jane Tanner (01/13/13)
MEDIA, Pa. -- Mary Jane Sikes Tanner, beloved mother of Chuck, Kevin, Jane Ellen and Mary Beth, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Mrs. Tanner was the daughter of William Henry Sikes and Mary Ross Sikes. She was predeceased by her husband, retired U.S. Navy Capt. Charles S. Tanner Sr.; and her brother, William F. Sikes...
Larry Payne (01/13/13)
DEXTER -- Larry Allen Payne, 44, died Jan. 9, 2013, in Dexter. Born Sept. 16, 1968, in Sikeston, son of Barbara Sue Scott Belt of Dexter and James Oscar Payne, he had lived most of his life in Dexter and was of Baptist belief. On June 22, 2000, in Chester, Ill., he married Debra Jean Hahs, who survives of Effingham, Ill...
Shirley Goodson (01/13/13)
LILBOURN -- Shirley Goodson, 71, passed away Jan. 10, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 4, 1941, in Pascola, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Buler Peak Brewer. Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Karen Goodson of New Madrid and Albert Lynn and Janice Brasfield of Dyersburg, Tenn.; three sisters, Peggy, Virginia and Eileen; one brother, Ray Brewer; three grandchildren, Nicki Poore, Kayla Winkler and Albert Brasfield III; and three great-grandchildren, Cody Shelton, Kelsey Shelton and Chase Winkler.. ...
Marjorie Proffer (01/13/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Marjorie Manerva Quick Proffer, 96, died Jan. 10, 2013, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 31, 1916, in rural Bloomfield, daughter of the late Luther F. and Millie A. Scism Quick, she had lived all her life in Bloomfield where she taught for over 30 years. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield until moving to Cape Girardeau...
Mattie Moore (01/13/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mattie Mae Moore, 83, formerly of Portageville, died Jan. 8, 2013, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 25, 1929, in Caruthersville, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Adams and Ever Lenar Washington...
Martha Linley (01/13/13)
NEW MADRID -- Martha Linley, 47, died Jan. 9, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Richards Funeral Home.
Helen Cantrell (01/11/13)
SIKESTON -- Helen Cantrell, daughter of the late Walter and Nola Ann Rice Johnson, was born on July 18, 1938, in Vanduser, and passed away at the age of 74 years on Jan. 10, 2013, at her home in Sikeston. Mrs. Cantrell had lived in the Sikeston area the past 41 years. She had lived in Ohio and was of the Baptist belief. She had worked as a private duty nurse...
Pete Williams (01/11/13)
MORLEY -- Ralph "Pete" Williams, 87, died Jan. 10, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 9, 1925, in Morley, to the late Harry Albert and Alice Dickerson Williams, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II and the Korean War. He was a retired construction inspector for the Missouri Department of Transportation and a member of the Morley Baptist Church...
Frances Bostic (01/11/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Frances June Bostic, 79, died Jan. 10, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born May 12, 1933, in Kewanee, to the late Willie Theodore Cox and Lillian Henson Cox, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield. After retiring from the Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield she worked at Martin Hill's Retirement Home...
Joyce McKinley (01/11/13)
BERTRAND -- Joyce Ezzell McKinley, 77, a resident of Bertrand, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 2, 1935, at Red Bay, Ala., to the late Charles V. and Effie P. Mitchell Ezzell, she had lived in Bertrand most of her life where she was a member of the Bertrand United Methodist Church. ...
Elnora Rinehart (01/11/13)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Elnora Rinehart, 80, died Jan. 8, 2013, at her home. Born April 21, 1932, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Rube and Glenda Gilmore Sutton. On Nov. 26, 1949, in New Madrid, she married Bob Rinehart, who survives of the home...
Sue Williams (01/11/13)
BENTON -- Charlotte "Sue" Williams, 61, died Jan. 10, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 4, 1951, in Wolf Island, she was the daughter of the late James Willis and Mamie Claire Moore Hendrix. On June 29, 1974, in East Prairie, she married Frederick Clyne "Rick" Williams who survives of the home...
Aggie Foster (01/11/13)
LUTZ, Fla. -- Agatha "Aggie" Wright Foster, 94, died Jan. 10, 2013. Aggie was born Feb. 17, 1919, in Crockett County, Tenn. She was a resident of Sikeston Mo., until 1986 when she and her husband, Arland, moved to Florida. They were married 56 years. For 24 years, she was a resident of Regency Cove in Tampa and the last four years her home has been Horizon Bay in Lutz...
Barbara Kimball (01/11/13)
PARK HILLS -- Barbara Ann Kimball, formerly of Lilbourn, passed away Jan. 8, 2013, in Park Hills at the age of 58 years. She was born March 19, 1954, in St. Louis, to the late Billy Ray Robertson and Anna Mae Walker Hunter. Survivors include: one daughter, Donielle Robert of Satsuma, Ala.; one son, David Pullen of Ware; three sisters, Angela Hastings of Matthews and Diane Burris and Ella Dufoe of Rockford, Ill.; four brothers, Adam Coffman of Frank Clay, Chris Coffman and Johnathon Coffman of Imperial and John L. ...
Kay York Curry (01/11/13)
KANSAS CITY -- Sarah Katherine "Kay" York Curry, 72, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 9, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Shirley Goodson (01/11/13)
NEW MADRID -- Shirley Goodson, 71, died Jan. 10, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Jane Tanner (01/10/13)
MEDIA, Pa. -- Mary Jane Tanner, beloved mother of Chuck, Kevin, Jane Ellen and Mary Beth, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Formerly of Sikeston, Mo., Mrs. Tanner was a Navy wife, mother, musician and philanthropist. Mrs. Tanner was the devoted wife of the late Captain Charles S. ...
Carolyn Hedeen (01/10/13)
PARKER, Colo. -- Carolyn Ann Vincent Hedeen, 72, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Dec. 5, 2012. Born Jan. 25, 1940, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late Carl and Mildred Shuffitt Vincent, she was a 1958 graduate of Sikeston High School. She was a fashion model, a commercial pilot, a restaurant manager, an event planner, a country club manager and civic volunteer...
Barbara Kimball (01/10/13)
PARK HILLS -- Barbara Ann Kimball, 58, formerly of Lilbourn, died Jan. 8, 2013, in Park Hills. Born March 19, 1954, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Billy Ray Robertson and Anna Mae Walker Hunter. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home in Lilbourn...
Howard Smith (01/10/13)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Howard Smith, 79, who died Jan. 7, 2013, will be: Danny Hampton, Keith Rowe, Roger Young, Jim Jones, Rob Cooksey and Hunter Cooksey. The Rev. Ricky Breeden will officiate...
Melvin Morris (01/10/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Melvin Lawton Morris, 90, died Jan. 8, 2013, at his home. Born March 7, 1922, in Dorena, son of the late Simon Tinsel and Mayme Frankie Doss Morris, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. He was a retired Sgt. 1st class in the U.S. Army having retired on July 31, 1964, after serving 21 years...
Mattie Moore (01/10/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mattie M. Moore, 83, formerly of Portageville, died Jan. 8 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 25, 1929, in Caruthersville, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ever Lenar Adams. Survivors include: three sons, James Samelton of Colorado Springs, Colo., Hilyard Winters Jr. ...
Rodney Bradshaw (01/09/13)
BELL CITY - Rodney Bradshaw, 45, died Jan. 7, 2013. Born July 15, 1967, in St. Louis, to the late Herbert W. and Mary Martha Green Bradshaw, he was a self-employed carpenter. On March 19, 2012, he married Karen Henson, who survives. Other survivors include: one son, Hunter Bradshaw of St. ...
Elnora Rinehart (01/09/13)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Elnora Rinehart, 80, died Jan. 8, 2013, at her home. Born April 21, 1932, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Rube and Glenda Gilmore Sutton. On Nov. 26, 1949, in New Madrid, she married Bob Rinehart, who survives of the home...
Aaron Yarber (01/09/13)
SIKESTON -- Aaron Yarber, 74, died Jan. 2, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 29, 1938, in Sikeston, to the late Robert and Lottie Green Yarber, he graduated from the Sikeston Public School System and was employed at People's Gas Co. in Chicago for over 30 years then worked for UPS for several years before becoming disabled. He was of the Baptist belief...
Barry McCoy (01/09/13)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Barry McCoy, 48, died Jan. 8, 2013, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital. Born March 19, 1964, in Hayti, he was the son of Peggy Northern Frye of South Bend, Ind., and Billie Lee McCoy of Portageville. On April 6, 1991, in Hayward, he married Elizabeth Burton...
Bill Lancaster (01/09/13)
SIKESTON -- Billy Eugene "Bill" Lancaster, 83, died Jan. 6, 2013, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Born March 21, 1929, in Matthews, to the late Otis and Flora Eula Roy Lancaster, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He attended First Church of the Nazarene, was a member of New Madrid Masonic Lodge 429 and worked as a mechanic for United Parcel Service for 28 years before retiring...
Howard Smith (01/09/13)
SIKESTON -- Howard Smith, 79, died Jan. 7, 2013, at his home in Sikeston from an extended illness. He was born Feb. 27, 1933, in Lilbourn, to the late Luther and Opal Turner Smith. He had worked for Sikeston Woodworking, had been the Water Plant Manager at Morehouse and recently retired from Sikeston Public Schools as a bus driver...
L. Blanche Hull (01/09/13)
SIKESTON -- Lois Blanche Hull, 82, was reunited with her husband, infant daughter and her Savior Jesus Christ in heaven early Sunday morning, January 6, 2013. She was born April 23, 1930, in Tarkio, to the late Ira Cornelius and J. Ann (Fox) Smith. On Feb. 25, 1950, she married C. Kenneth Hull, who preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1993...
Samuel Applewhite (01/09/13)
SIKESTON -- Samuel Applewhite Sr., 78, died Jan. 7, 2013, at his home. Born March 15, 1934, in Kewanee, son of the late Albert and Elva Lott Applewhite, he was a lifelong resident of Missouri and was of the Baptist belief. On Dec. 25, 1959, he married Vella Larry Applewhite, who survives of the home...
Gerald Ratley (01/09/13)
DUDLEY -- Gerald Wayne Ratley, 66, died Jan. 7, 2013, at his home. Born Aug. 24, 1946, in Bonne Terre, son of Ramona Slover Ratley and the late Harold Dow Ratley, he was employed as a financial adviser for W.W. Wood. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and member of the First Baptist Church in Farmington...
Mary McMullin (01/09/13)
SIKESTON -- Mary E. Ralph McMullin, 58, of Sikeston went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, after an extended illness. She was born Dec. 26 1954, in Sikeston, to the late Bob and Rovina Roth Ralph. Mary enjoyed cooking, working in her yard and quilting. She was very outspoken about how proud she was of her children and that she treasured them and her grandchildren most...
L. Blanche Hull (01/08/13)
SIKESTON -- Lois Blanche Hull, 82, was reunited with her husband, infant daughter and her Savior Jesus Christ in heaven early Sunday morning, January 6, 2013. She was born April 23, 1930, in Tarkio, to the late Ira Cornelius and J. Ann (Fox) Smith. On Feb. 25, 1950, she married C. Kenneth Hull, who preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1993...
Brenda Odle (01/08/13)
DESTOTO, Texas -- Brenda S. Odle, 66, died Jan. 5, 2013, at her home. Born Nov. 10, 1946, in Stoddard County, Mo., to the late Elvis Alfred and Emma Harvey Brown, she was a former resident of the Circle City community before moving to Texas 20 years ago...
Oma Wagner (01/08/13)
ST. LOUIS -- Oma Shanks Wagner, 98, died Jan. 6, 2013. Born Aug. 4, 1913, in Morehouse, to the late James Wesley and Alpha Bridgeman Shanks, she attended St. Louis Public Schools until moving to New York City in the 1930s to join the John Robert Powers Modeling Agency. She did secretarial/administrative work and private duty nursing for many years...
Bill Lancaster (01/08/13)
SIKESTON -- Billy Eugene "Bill" Lancaster, 83, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Bertrand Retirement Center. Born March 21, 1929, in Matthews, to the late Otis and Flora Eula Roy Lancaster, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He attended First Church of the Nazarene, was a member of New Madrid Masonic Lodge 429 and worked as a mechanic for United Parcel Service for 28 years before retiring...
Lucy Crane (01/08/13)
CHARLESTON -- Frances Ellen "Lucy" Bradley Crane, 52, died Jan. 6, 2013, at her home. Born May 6, 1960, at Charleston, to Mary Inez Bradley Crane Smith of Charleston and the late James Thomas Crane Sr., she had lived in Charleston most of her life and was a 1978 graduate of Charleston High School. She had worked as a convenience store clerk and attended the Church of Christ...
Rodney Bradshaw (01/08/13)
BELL CITY -- Rodney Bradshaw, 45, died Jan. 7, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Barry McCoy (01/08/13)
PORTAGEVILLE - Barry McCoy, 48, died Jan. 8, 2013, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital In Hayti. DeLisle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Melvin Morris (01/08/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Melvin L. Morris, 90, died Jan. 8, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Gerald Ratley (01/08/13)
DUDLEY -- Gerald Ratley, 66, died Jan. 7, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Howard Smith (01/08/13)
SIKESTON -- Howard Smith died Jan. 8, 2013, at his home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Evelena Fowler (01/07/13)
NEW MADRID - Ola Evelena Taylor Fowler, 78, died Jan. 5, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 8, 1934, in Paris, Tenn., to the late WIlliam Franklin and Tessie Bradfield Taylor, she was a member of the Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church...
Hermon McNew (01/07/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Joseph Hermon McNew Sr., 91, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 5, 2013, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 22, 1921, in Naylor, to the late William Benton and Rowenia Bass McNew, he was a licensed United Pentecostal minister and last attended the United Pentecostal Church in Ware, Ill. He retired from the General Motors car plant in St. Louis...
Mary McMullin (01/07/13)
CABOT, Ark. - Mary McMullin, 58, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Jan. 6, 2013, at Spring Creek Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
L. Blanche Hull (01/07/13)
SIKESTON -- L. Blanche Hull, 82, died Jan. 6, 2013, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Watson Hester (01/07/13)
DELTA -- Watson H. Hester, 70, died Jan. 5, 2013, at his home. Born June 8, 1942, at Delta, to the late Watson Russell and Immogene Sanford Hester, he was a member of the Arbor General Baptist Church. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Union Operating Engineers Local 513 in St. Louis and worked for many contract companies...
Phyllis Riegert (01/07/13)
DELTA -- Phyllis J. Riegert, 71, died Jan. 5, 2013, at her home. Born April 23, 1941, at Delta, to the late Robert Leonard and Orpha Mary Dysinger Brown Sr., she worked as a machine operator for Florsheim Shoe Factory in Chaffee and retired as a caregiver for Regency Management in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Delta...
Winifred Bollinger (01/07/13)
ORAN -- Winifred I. Bollinger, 89, died Jan. 4, 2013, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1923, at Painton, to the late Lavis and Roena Hampton Gray, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran. She retired as a hairdresser from Nadine's Beauty Shop...
Bill Lancaster (01/07/13)
SIKESTON -- Bill Lancaster, 83, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Bertrand Retirement Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Angie Lawless (01/07/13)
BENTON -- Angie Mae Lawless, 87, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1925, in Fairdealing, to Charles and Erma Helvy Dunlap. She and James Lawless were married Aug. 19, 1941, at Naylor. He preceded her in death in 1994...
Barbara Chaney (01/07/13)
SIKESTON -- Barbara Ann Chaney, 67, passed away at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at her home. Born July 30, 1945, in Atkinson County, Ga., to the late Clayton and Minnie Taft, she was a housewife and pastoral helpmate before retiring and returning to Sikeston...
Marjorie Caid (01/07/13)
CHARLESTON -- Marjorie Bell Caid, 89, died Jan. 4, 2013, at her home in rural Charleston. Born Sept. 1, 1923, in Leslie, Ark., daughter of the late Hughie and Arkie King Rains, she moved from Mountain View, Okla., to Mississippi County in 1956. She was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church where she served in various positions in Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and Women's Missionary Union...
Lucy Crane (01/07/13)
CHARLESTON -- Frances Ellen "Lucy" Bradley Crane, 53, died Jan. 6, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Sullivan Cassell (01/06/13)
CHARLESTON -- Sullivan Cassell, 95, died Jan. 1, 2013, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 26, 1919, in Pinhook, to the late Sullivan Cassell Sr. and Georgia Montjoy Cassell, he was a lifelong resident of Missouri, a retired mechanic and of the Baptist belief...
Nancy Russell (01/06/13)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Nancy R. Russell, 58, died Jan. 4, 2013, at the Pemiscot Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 16, 1954, to the late Rosetta Mullins and Carl Hurley. On Sept. 14, 1974, she married Larry Russell, and he survives of the home. Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Ashley Russell of Portageville; one brother, Terry Hurley of Hayti; four sisters, Sherry Quick of Portageville, Louise Rubio of Alamo, Tenn., Melinda Tubbs of Hayward and Emma Sparks of Blytheville, Ark.; and two grandsons.. ...
Frankie Hunsperger (01/06/13)
DEXTER -- Frankie Hunsperger, 84, died Jan. 2, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Aug. 28, 1928, in Koshkonong, to the late Thomas and Pearl Driver Hunsperger, he had lived in Dexter for 40 years and was of the Baptist belief. On Aug. 10, 1954, in Charleston, he married Rita Turner, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 24, 2011...
Shirley Froman (01/06/13)
ADVANCE -- Shirley Ann Froman, 76, formerly of Paragould, Ark., died Jan. 3, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 26, 1936, in Advance, she was a member of the Berrong General Baptist Church near Zalma. In 1973, she married Ronald Froman, and he preceded her in death in 2009...
Jerry Schuerenberg (01/06/13)
ASHLAND -- Jerry Paul Schuerenberg, 70, died Jan. 3, 2013. He was born June 14, 1942, in Olstead, Ill., to the late Walter Paul and Hazel Christine (Byers) Schuerenberg. On Oct. 31, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, he married Janice Gilmer, and she survives...
Marjorie Caid (01/06/13)
CHARLESTON -- Marjorie Caid, 89, died Jan. 4, 2013, at her home in rural Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.
Frederick Neal (01/06/13)
ORAN -- Frederick H. Neal, 74, of Oran died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 28, 1938, in Oran, to Frank and Estelle Fowler Neal. He attended Oran public schools and graduated from Oran High School in 1956. After high school, he was employed by St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad Co. as an agent-telegrapher, a position he held until 1964 when he became employed by the U.S. Postal Service...
George Waggoner (01/06/13)
DEXTER -- George Eldon Waggoner, 76, died Jan. 3, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Feb. 11, 1936, in Dexter, to the late Cecil Elmer and Edith Lenora Perry Waggoner, he was a member of the Army Reserves and a lifelong resident of Dexter...
Nancy Russell (01/04/13)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Nancy R. Russell, 58, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Pemiscot Nursing home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
George Waggoner (01/04/13)
DEXTER -- George Eldon Waggoner, 76, died Jan. 3, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
George Stevens (01/04/13)
SIKESTON -- George A. Stevens, 85, died Dec. 29, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 2, 1927, in Detroit, to the late John L. and Rose Everett Butler, in November 1928 he was adopted by Marion and Maggie Stevens who also preceded him in death. A veteran of the U.S. ...
Pauline Braun (01/04/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Pauline "Tudy" Braun, 87, died Jan. 3, 2013, at Chaffee Nursing Center. Born March 15, 1925 in Washington, daughter of the late Henry and Irene Teichmann Layton. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral. On Jan. 31, 1950, she married Glennon Braun, who preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2007...
Ruby Phillips and Shorty Phillips (01/04/13)
CHAFFEE -- Ruby Phillips, 83, died Dec. 30, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center, and her husband, Willard "Shorty" Phillips, 89, died Jan. 2, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 3, 1929, in Tyroza, Ark., Mrs. Phillips was the daughter of the late Oscar and Nina Robertson Sr...
Frederick Neal (01/04/13)
ORAN -- Frederick H. Neal, 74, of Oran died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 28, 1938, in Oran, to Frank and Estelle Fowler Neal. He attended Oran public schools and graduated from Oran High School in 1956. After high school, he was employed by St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad Co. as an agent-telegrapher, a position he held until 1964 when he became employed by the U.S. Postal Service...
Randy Couch (01/03/13)
SIKESTON -- Randol A. "Randy" Couch, 58, died, Jan. 1, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 18, 1954, to the late Deneen and Oneta Cunningham Couch, he was a member of Miner Baptist Church and had worked for Collins Music in Sikeston...
Anthony Sharp (01/03/13)
CANTON, Miss. -- Anthony G. Sharp, 48, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 7:40 p.m. Dec. 28, 2012, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Born May 3, 1964, in Charleston, son of Margaret Sharp Bingham of Cairo, Ill., and Jimmie L. Griffin of Canton, he was employed as the head chef at Pearl's Soul Food Restaurant in Jackson. He attended Charleston High School and was a member of the First Praise Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo...
Sylvia Hurst (01/03/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Sylvia Lou Maddox Hurst, 77, died Dec. 31, 2012, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 4, 1935, in Choctaw, Ark., daughter of the late George Landy and Sallie Jewell Robinson Maddox, she had lived in the Malden and Campbell areas before moving to Dexter in 1973 and then later to Bloomfield. She was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church in Dexter...
Emma Maxwell (01/03/13)
NEW MADRID -- Emma Marie Riley Maxwell, longtime New Madrid resident, passed away surrounded by family Jan. 2, 2013, in her home. Born Nov. 5, 1913, on a family farm near New Madrid, she was the fifth of seven children of Charlotte Lewis and Edwin Howard Riley. Educated in New Madrid at the Immaculate Conception School, she graduated from Visitation Academy in St. Louis in 1931. She was the oldest member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid...
Andrea Warfield (01/03/13)
SIKESTON -- Visitation for Andrea O. Warfield, 36, who died Dec. 30, 2012, at her home, will be from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at West End Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston. Ronald Pulley, pastor of the Christ Sanctuary Church of God in Christ at Bell City, will officiate...
Shorty Phillips (01/03/13)
CHAFFEE -- Willard "Shorty" Phillips, 89, died Jan. 2, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Max Michael Sr. (01/02/13)
CHARLESTON -- Max L. Michael Sr., 92, died Dec. 30, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 6, 1920, at Diehlstadt, son of the late John and Ada Cooper Michael, he was a graduate of Diehlstadt High School and had lived in Charleston most of his life. ...
Sandra Lawrence (01/02/13)
DEXTER - Sandra J. Lawrence, 77, died Dec. 30, 2012, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Born Oct. 21, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Arnold and Mary Turley Cowsert, she was a homemaker and a member of the United Methodist Church. On June 14, 1954, in the state of Mississippi, she married Yewell Gene Lawrence, who survives at the home...
Flora Blocker (01/02/13)
DEXTER - Flora Bell Blocker, 84, died Dec. 30, 2012, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 24, 1928, in Marion, Ky., daughter of the late Ralph W. and Ella Gray Thomas Fralick, she was a custodian for the Bloomfield Schools for 15 years, retiring in 1990, and was a member of the Walker Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Ethel Kuykendall (01/02/13)
CHARLESTON -- Ethel M. Cates Kuykendall, 83, died Dec. 31, 2012, at her home in Charleston. Born March 24, 1929, at Datto, Ark., to the late John Henry and Liza Mae Belcher Cates, she had lived most of her life in Charleston where she was a member of the Charleston Church of Christ...
Ann Whitfield (01/02/13)
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. ...
Ruby Phillips (01/02/13)
CHAFFEE -- Services scheduled for 2 p.m. today for Ruby Phillips, 83, who died Dec. 30, 2012, are canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Raines (01/02/13)
SCOTT CITY -- Joseph F. Raines, 86, died Dec. 31, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Lester Glastetter (01/02/13)
ORAN -- Lester G. Glastetter, 93, died Jan. 1, 2013, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Nov. 4, 1919, in Oran, son of the late Frank and Clara Amrhein Glastetter, he was a sergeant in the United States Air Force during World War II. He was a truck driver for Scott County Milling Co. ...
Johnnie Applewhite (01/02/13)
SIKESTON -- Johnnie B. Applewhite, 59, died Dec. 30, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 11, 1953, in Sikeston, son of the late Albert and Hazel McCauley Applewhite, he was a 1971 graduate of Sikeston High School and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include: four brothers, the Rev. ...
Emma Maxwell (01/02/13)
NEW MADRID - Emma Riley Maxwell, 99, died Jan. 2, 2013, at her home in New Madrid. Richards Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Andrea Warfield (01/02/13)
SIKESTON -- Andrea O. Warfield, 36, died Dec. 30, 2012, at her home. Born April 9, 1976, in Sikeston, daughter of L. A. Marshall and Marietta Warfield of Sikeston, she was a graduate of Sikeston High School and a member of Christ Sanctuary Church of God in Christ in Bell City...
Randol Couch (01/02/13)
SIKESTON - Randol Couch, 58, died Jan. 1, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.