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Stories from Monday, July 22, 2002

Riding for the 2002 rodeo (07/22/02)
Crystal Stokes rides during the Sikeston Jaycee Miss Rodeo horsemanship competition Saturday at the rodeo grounds. Stokes was named the 2002 Miss Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo later Saturday evening.
SAY Team of the Day: Randy's RX (07/22/02)
SIKESTON -- Randy's RX took fifth place in the Rookie League this year. The squad was seeded No. 5 in the year-end tournament, and lost to Sikeston Motors in the first round. Randy's led the entire game, only to see Sikeston Motors rally in the final inning to pull out the win...
Betty Lou Sexton (07/22/02)
BLODGETT - Betty Lou Sexton, 52, died July 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Brandy Keller (07/22/02)
HOLTS SUMMIT - Brandy Dawn Keller, 25, died July 19, 2002, at her home. Born June 1, 1977, in Chaffee, daughter of Jimmy Keller of Chaffee and Theresa Powell of New Bloomfield, she had attended State Fair College in Jefferson City. Survivors in addition to her parents include: one son, Christopher Keller of the home; one daughter, Acayshia Keller of the home; her stepmother, Judy Keller of Chaffee; stepfather, Michael Powell of New Bloomfield; one half brother, J.R. ...
Ernest Abbot (07/22/02)
LILBOURN - Ernest Abbot, 77, died July 21, 2002, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn.
Bill Tinnell (07/22/02)
CHARLESTON - William "Bill" Tinnell, 97, died at 7:55 a.m. July 20, 2002, at the Charleston Manor. Born Jan. 31, 1905, in Mississippi County, son of the late J.D. and Mary Elizabeth Moore Tinnell, he was raised in Charleston and began his career as a bus driver with Scofield Bus Lines in 1926. ...
Mahala Helms (07/22/02)
SIKESTON -- Mahala Bea Buras Helms, 90, died July 22, 2002, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born June 24, 1912, in Coleman County, Texas, daughter of the late Elijah John and Jane Needham Sanders, she was a member of the Baptist Church. She was married to Leslie Earl Helms who preceded her in death...
Wesley Proffer (07/22/02)
PUXICO - Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Wesley O. Proffer, 86, who died July 19, 2002, were: Kenny Moore, Leo Lowery, Clyde Doblin, Troy Barnfield, Ronnie Peters and James Jackson.
Thelma Wallace (07/22/02)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Thelma Joyce Wallace, 70, died July 19, 2002, at the Lutheran Home. Born Oct. 21, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Charlie Bass and Lucy Mae Ward Harmon, she was a nurse aide at Bonne Terre Nursing Home. A member of the Third Street United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau, Salvation Army and Ladies Circle of United Methodist Women, she was a past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Bonne Terre...
Ned Tanner (07/22/02)
HOUSTON, Texas - Ned W. Tanner Jr., 49, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 10:15 p.m. July 20, 2002, in Cherokee Village, Ark. Born Nov. 13, 1952, son of Ned W. and Janice Gregg Tanner Sr., he graduated in 1971 from Sikeston High School. His wife, Sharon Hartwick Tanner, survives of the home...
Birth (published 7/22) (07/22/02)
NEW MADRID - Brian David and Tamara Michelle Bennett are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 2:10 p.m. June 28, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Elizabeth Marie Bennett weighed 8 pounds, 9 1/2 ounces and was 21-inches long...
Looking Back in Time at July 22 (07/22/02)
SIKESTON - In observance of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John Hudson, which occurred Tuesday, a reunion of their family was held at the summer cottage of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. George Limbaugh, at Wappapello Lake, Monday...
Your View 7/22: Childhood Cancer Month (07/22/02)
September is Childhood Cancer Month. Yes, children get cancer, too. In fact, despite remarkable research progress, cancer still kills more children than any other disease. More and better cures must be found. My daughter, Holly, was diagnosed with leukemia in the fall of 2000. Holly was only 12 years of age when her childhood cancer journey started. She had a bone marrow transplant in April 2001. Holly has been in remission for 15 months now...
SpeakOut 7/22 (07/22/02)
I'm calling about the ad in Sunday's paper about the "Sikeston community leaders file lawsuit." When are you people going to realize that there are poor people in Sikeston? You have to face it. Just because you don't have to live in the bad area, you're scared that if they put the health facility down on the north end, that you'll have to see poor people walking in there? Give me a break. ...