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Stories from Monday, October 7, 2002

Asthma patients breath easier with new medications and understanding of disease (10/07/02)
SIKESTON - The feeling of being too exhausted to draw the next breath through narrowed breathing passages can be a terrifying experience, yet Missourians with asthma are still not effectively managing their disease. "We need to educate people more about asthma because this is a very serious disease," said Dr. ...
Sharing history (10/07/02)
NEW MADRID - The Kimball family's history threads its way through New Madrid's past for generations. Part of that past is sewn up in a very special well-worn, hand-crafted machine. Family history, passed from generation to generation, explains this is the first mechanical sewing machine ever built. The Kimballs say it was the source for the idea used by inventor Elias Howe to create his sewing machine...
P.J. Schlosser (10/07/02)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for P.J. Schlosser, 87, who died Oct. 4, 2002, will be: Jim Lee, Scott Schlosser, Kyle Schlosser, Joe Kloppenberg, Nick Kloppenberg and Tom Conner...
Roy Stickles (10/07/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Roy Lee Stickles, 66, who died Oct. 2, 2002, were: Terry Stickles, Jesse Ramey, Vallie Griffin, Sonny Mayes, Freddie Politte and Willie Penrose.
Rose Hendrix (10/07/02)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Rose Hendrix, 92, who died Oct. 1, 2002, were: Leland Mallett, Tommy Mallett, Kevin Mallett, Larry Landers, Danny Barks and Kenneth Barks.
Pearl Jeffries Tadlock (10/07/02)
SIKESTON - Pearl Hazel Jeffries Tadlock, 95, died at 3:20 a.m. Oct. 7, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 17, 1907, in Blodgett, daughter of the late James William and Martha Ann Hodges Burns, she was a member of Tanner Street Church of God...
Artlee Waters (10/07/02)
PARMA - Artlee Waters, 74, died Oct. 3, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 16, 1928, in Texarkana, Ark., son of the late Fred Waters and Lillie Leona Michaels Bass, he was a bus driver for the Head Start program for 10 years and had also worked in the farming industry before retiring...
Juanita Holz (10/07/02)
KANSAS CITY - Juanita Helen Holz, 80, formerly of Sikeston and Mississippi County, died at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 3, 2002, at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City. Born Aug. 19, 1922, in East Prairie, daughter of the late Roy and Renee Fenema Carter, she lived in Sikeston for many years and retired from the Mississippi County Division of Family Services...
Rudolph Hayes (10/07/02)
NEW MADRID - Charles Rudolph Hayes, 72, died Oct. 2, 2002, at his home. Born Jan. 20, 1930, in Kewanee, son of the late Mitchell R. and Lela Gentry Hayes, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and past post commander of New Madrid American Legion Post 595 and Lilbourn VFW Post 7183...
Marjorie Pruitt (10/07/02)
DEXTER -- Marjorie Pruitt, 84, died Oct. 5, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Oct. 9, 1917, in Hunterville, daughter of the late Thomas and Lillie Davenport Bascom, she was a graduate of Dexter High School and lived in Dexter until 1940 when she moved to Poplar Bluff. She and her husband owned and operated Pruitt Glass and Paint Co. in Poplar Bluff for many years. For the past seven years she had lived in Dexter and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff...
Marguerite Thurman (10/07/02)
ANNISTON - Marguerite Barnhill Thurman, 93, died at 8:40 p.m. Oct. 4, 2002, at the Jackson Manor Nursing Center. Born Aug. 9, 1909, at Kewanee, daughter of the late Luke Winslow and Wilma Leonore Adkins Barnhill, she lived in Anniston most of her life and was a member of the Anniston Christian Church. She retired as a supervisor with the Division of Family Services office in Sikeston...
John Goetz (10/07/02)
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - John T. Goetz, 61, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 6, 2002, in Jeffersonville. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Births (published 10/7) (10/07/02)
CHARLESTON - Jessica Diane Mohundro is the mother of her second daughter, born at 10:29 a.m. Sept. 7, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Leah Kathleen Mohundro weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20-inches long. Grandparents are Michael and Elisa Smith of Charleston...
Looking Back in Time at Oct. 7 (10/07/02)
SIKESTON - Construction of an auxiliary airport here, in conjunction with the Army's air training base being built at Malden, will start soon and be completed by Jan. 11. The auxiliary field will be a mile wide and two miles long. BENTON - Mr. and Mrs. ...
Your View: two from 10/7 (10/07/02)
This letter is in response to the recent submission to SpeakOut concerning the Charleston Department of Public Safety. The caller to SpeakOut stated that every time they drive by the Charleston police station, all they see are parked cars and that they therefore believe that the Charleston police are not doing anything. This could not be further from the truth...
SpeakOut 10/7 (10/07/02)
I have been following our Sikeston girls softball team in the paper. I see where they are doing pretty good this year. I understand that they have a lot of young talent coming up for the next few years. I know they have a lot of freshmen on the team who are seeing a lot of varsity time plus their jayvee. ...