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Stories from Monday, June 14, 2004

Helping out (06/14/04)
Volunteers work at the Sikeston Swim Meet Saturday afternoon timing swimmers, compiling results and many other various tasks. Nearly 200 swimmers competed in the event, which was won by the Cape Girardeau Gators swim team.
Local man sees St. Louis doctor credited with 'Superman miracle' (06/14/04)
MINER - Terry Cole has no self pity. Although he is disabled and uses a wheelchair, he doesn't allow these circumstances to slow him down in any way. "You can't sit around feeling sorry for yourself," Cole said. In fact, he advises others with aches, pains and disabilities to "quit whining."...
Sharks place third in meet (06/14/04)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Sharks swim team placed third in their four-team swim meet held Saturday, setting several new team records along the way. Cape won the meet with 1,198 followed by Scott City's 685. Sikeston finished with 571 followed by Dexter with 124...
Bloomington captures Klassic (06/14/04)
KELSO -- A champion was crowned at the 20th annual Kelso Klassic Fastpitch Softball Tournament despite rain delays, late-night games and a forfeit by a championship finalist. "The rain was a big factor over the weekend with the late hours and that hurt attendance somewhat," said assistant tournament director Rick Heuring, of the frequently weather-hampered tournament. "It's never nice to have your prime games played at four o'clock in the morning."...
Rex Davis (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Rex B. Davis, 85, who died June 9, 2004, were: Rick Kalis, Jim Simpson, Jack Mullins, Jerry Davis, Scott McLean and Larry Davis.
Bob Hill (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Marvin "Bob" Hill, 65, who died June 8, 2004, were: Tyrone Hill, Michael Hill, Mauntez King, Isidor King, Darrell Hill Jr. and Anson Mitchell.
Crawford Edwards (06/14/04)
BRENTWOOD - Crawford Winston Edwards Jr., 70, formerly of Charleston, died at 6:24 p.m. June 11, 2004, at his home. Born June 2, 1934, in Charleston, son of the late Crawford W. and Tishie Elizabeth Marable Edwards Sr., he was a graduate of Charleston High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Murray State (Ky.) University. ...
Jimmie Pullam (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Pallbearers at services conducted Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home for Jimmie Pullam, 69, who died June 9, 2004, were: Tim Peffer, Dan Peffer, Daniel Ramirez, Mike Berry, Jimmie Wilson and Jedidiah Wilson.
Marilyn Barge (06/14/04)
HERMITAGE, Tenn. - Marilyn Ressel Barge, 55, died at 8:26 p.m. June 11, 2004, at the National Healthcare Corporation in Brentwood. Born April 4, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., daughter of the late Roman John and Marie Elizabeth Duenne Ressel, she was an executive secretary for the Tristar Healthcare Corporation in Nashville. She was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran, Mo...
Mike Angle (06/14/04)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Michael Gene Angle, 44, who died June 9, 2004, were: Nathan Mays, Kenny Parker, Chris Berry, Al Wooley, Anthony Angle and Marshall Russom.
Marion Edmundson (06/14/04)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Marion L. Edmundson, 93, formerly of Dexter, died June 12, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 27, 1911, in the Edmonson Community south of Puxico, son of the late Samuel and Martha Ann Caldwell Edmundson, he served three years with the U.S. ...
Marvin Gream (06/14/04)
PORTAGEVILLE - Marvin Clayton Gream Sr., 90, died June 11, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 14, 1914, in Wappapello, son of the late Albert and Ollie Underwood Gream, he was a member of the Boekerton Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher for more than 30 years. He served on the Pemiscot County Soil Conservation Board and Pemiscot County School Board...
Cierra Ingram (06/14/04)
DEXTER - Cierra Ingram, daughter of Christine Ingram of Dexter, died at birth June 11, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Survivors in addition to her mother include: one brother, Brice Ingram of Dexter; maternal grandparents, Carla Bogue of Midway, Tenn., and Richard Ingram of Troy, Mich.; maternal great-grandfather, Carl Rice of Dexter; and one aunt, Dorothy Ellison of Dexter...
Sue Thompson (06/14/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted today at Ponder Funeral Home for Clara Sue Thompson, 61, who died June 12, 2004, were: Doug Thompson, Jeff Thompson, Chris Mays, Dean Carroll, Don Curtis and Joe Sparks.
Anna Jones (06/14/04)
COLUMBIA - Anna Josephine LaPlant Jones, 90, formerly of East Prairie, died at 8:45 a.m. June 12, 2004, at her home. Born Feb. 26, 1914, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late Edward Louis and Carrell W. England LaPlant, she lived in St. Louis before moving to Columbia 11 years ago. She was a member of the First Church of God in Columbia...
Jerry Jones (06/14/04)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Jerry Rodney Jones, 73, of Boomer, W.Va., and formerly of Sikeston, Mo., who died June 10, 2004, will be: Jack O. Edwards, Bill G. Hodges, Jerry Rodney Jones III, Dr. Jon Kendig, Bob Porter and Bob Schaefer...
Births (Published 6/14) (06/14/04)
SIKESTON - Angela Wilkinson is the mother of her first child, a daughter, born at 6:37 p.m. April 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Marcella EmmaBelle Wilkinson weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 1/2-inches long. Wilkinson, a student at New Horizons High School, is the daughter of David Wilkinson and Elizabeth and Ronnie Green...
Looking Back 6/14 (06/14/04)
SIKESTON - Ninety-six men will leave next week for induction into the armed services of the United States at Jefferson Barracks. Sikestonians leaving include: Allen Franklin, Gerald Elwood Castleberry and Bernie Lee Seagraves. --- SIKESTON - The John Edwards store on Highway 60 west is again open for business after a fire destroyed virtually all stock and fixtures in the store several weeks ago...
Your view: Go Jolly-Ho (06/14/04)
Our 4-H Clover Kid Gabby Gilmore has been in St. Jude Hospital since early this year. Her club members wanted to do something to show how grateful they are for the wonderful care she has received. The Jolly -Ho club held a road block and sold raffle tickets to raise money to send to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Their efforts raised $348...
Speakout 6/14 (06/14/04)
The Sikeston community as a whole is very proud of Blake Dewitt and his team. However, there are other games to report. We are all just as proud of our own children who play at the complex every week in the Sikeston Area Youth Baseball program. We are now several weeks into the season and you continue to report the scores at least a week behind. Can you not find the time or the space in your paper to do this? I am just as proud of my "little league" players as Blake's parents are of him...