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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stories from Monday, November 1, 2004

Co-ed volleyball going strong after 20 years (11/01/04)
SIKESTON - For two hours they jumped and bumped, served and swerved, huffed and puffed. Covered in sweat, there were high fives and smiles all around at the evening's end. It was, after all, what they came for - exercise and a good time playing co-ed volleyball...
Picking up the pieces (11/01/04)
Herb Dirnberger (right) loosens a board on the foundation of a garage Sunday at the home of his aunt, Marie Kluesner, on Plumosa Street in New Hamburg. Dirnberger and other family members spent Halloween cleaning up debris from last week's tornado, which broke out a window in Kluesner's home, blew down five trees in her backyard and demolished two of her sheds and garage...
Tom Mayberry (11/01/04)
STURDIVANT - Tom Mayberry, 53, died Oct. 29, 2004, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Born Oct. 3, 1951, in Sturdivant, son of Raymond Mayberry of Advance and the late Polly Hahn Mayberry, he graduated in 1969 from Advance High School. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Advance and was a deckhand for Luhr Brothers...
Margaret Eubanks (11/01/04)
ARNOLD - Margaret Fern Eubanks, 88, died Oct. 29, 2004, at the Woodland Manor Nursing Home in Arnold. Born Oct. 11, 1916, in Zalma, daughter of the late Noah Monroe and Dolly Sherman Abernathy, she was affiliated with the Jehovah's Witnesses in Sikeston...
Billy Myrick (11/01/04)
SIKESTON - Billy L. Myrick, 79, formerly of Barstow, Calif., died at 6:10 a.m. Oct. 30, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 3, 1924, in Clovis, N.M., daughter of the late Charles and Lena Wedeman Orr, she attended Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Barstow...
Ruby Gibbs (11/01/04)
PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Ruby Gibbs, 93, formerly of Morley, Mo., died Oct. 31, 2004, at the Life Lufentes Care Center in Prescott. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Marjorie Kirkpatrick (11/01/04)
BENTON - Marjorie Kathryn Suter Kirkpatrick passed away Oct. 29, 2004, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born May 19, 1912, in Diehlstadt, to Willis and Ida Sanders Suter, she was the eldest of seven children. She was married to Otto Francis Kirkpatrick on Dec. 19, 1930, at Charleston and he preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1986...
Jerry Newton (11/01/04)
SIKESTON - Jerry Newton, 58, died Oct. 31, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 15, 1945, in Gideon, son of Ada Virdell Branch Newton of St. Paul and the late Clelon James Newton, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Marston. While serving with the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War, he was wounded in battle on April 10, 1968, and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a retired veterans' representative for the Missouri Workforce Development Center...
Nettie Bright (11/01/04)
EAST PRAIRIE - Nettie Marie Bright, 74, died at 3 p.m. Oct. 30, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 31, 1929, at Cherry Valley, Ark., daughter of the late Oscar and Lillie Belle Sides, she lived in Mississippi County most of her life and was of the Baptist belief...
Births (Published 11/1) (11/01/04)
LILBOURN - Shawna Nicole Weller is the mother of her second son, born at 10:48 a.m. Sept. 28, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. LaTrez Antonio Beasley weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 1/2-inches long. Grandmother is Sharon Beasley...
Looking Back 11/1 (11/01/04)
COMMERCE - With the Fifth Army, Italy, Cpl. Herman L. Scherer, son of Mrs. Mary E. Scherer, who lives on Route 1, Commerce, has been promoted to sergeant. SIKESTON - Halloween night, some 400 children and adults representing the 21 churches cooperating in the annual UNICEF campaign for funds sponsored by the United Church Women of Sikeston, collected a total of $606.55...
Speakout 11/1 (11/01/04)
Concerning Social Security fraud, our Social Security system seems to be sending mixed messages to the disabled. They print books and send out letters telling clients of Social Security that they are allowed to make around $800 a month before their benefits are affected. ...