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Stories from Sunday, November 20, 2011

Oran volleyball raises money for Breast Cancer Awareness (11/20/11)
ORAN -- During the month of October, the Oran Lady Eagles volleyball team collected a total of $130 for Breast Cancer Awareness. With the help of the American Cancer Society of Cape Girardeau and Brenda Freed from the Scott County Health Department the Lady Eagles were able to have a breast cancer information table set up at all home games during the month of October. The table consisted of self check lists, pocket calendars, tote bags, breast cancer bracelets, pink ribbon pins, and pink hats...
Gene Goodman (11/20/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Gene H. Goodman, 81, died Nov. 17, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Born Nov. 8, 1930, in Pocahontas, Ark., son of the late Herman and Fardial Johnson Goodman, he retired from the EBG Corporation as a heavy equipment operator and a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War...
Larry Johnson (11/20/11)
ANNISTON -- Larry Johnson, 64, died Nov. 18, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 1, 1947, in Mississippi County, to the late Luther and Alma Marie Dyer Johnson, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life. He was a retired millwright and attended the New Beginnings Church in East Prairie...
Shannen Ledbetter (11/20/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Shannen E. Ledbetter, 81, who died on Nov. 12, 2011, were: Denny Murphy, Buddy Holmes, Gary Parker, Kim Parker, Bob Scapino and Neal Kleeman.
Michael Schlosser (11/20/11)
ORAN -- Michael J. Schlosser, 56, died Nov. 18, 2011, at his home. Born Sept. 19, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late John E. and Bertilla Catherine Steimle Schlosser, he was a maintenance man with Nestle Purina Pet Care Company in Bloomfield and a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg...
Jerry Boyd (11/20/11)
LAKE JACKSON, Texas -- Jerry Randall Boyd, 77, died Nov. 10, 2011, at his home. He was born April 16, 1934, in Hereford, Texas, to the late H.C. and Golden Boyd. After 30 years in banking, he became an entrepreneur opening several Wendy's franchise restaurants, which eventually brought him to the Lake Jackson area...
Billy Chapman Jr. (11/20/11)
BENTON -- Billy Dale Chapman Jr., 44, died Nov. 17, 2011, at his home. Born Jan. 22, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Billy Dale and Billie Jean Harris Chapman Sr., he was a carpenter and worked in home construction. Survivors include: his mother, Jeanie Baker of Benton; a daughter, Katherine Irene Chapman of Oakland, Tenn.; four sisters, Laurie Ann Brown of Blytheville, Ark., Janell Sinquefield of Brighton, Ind., Crystal Gosche of Kelso and Amanda Sells of Jackson; maternal grandparents, Raymond and Reba Harris of Benton; and a paternal grandfather, Billy S. ...
Gene Gaines (11/20/11)
SIKESTON -- Joseph Eugene "Gene" Gaines, 65, died at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 2011, in Wayne County. Arrangements are incomplete at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel.
Leo Wise (11/20/11)
SIKESTON -- Walter Leo Wise, 86, died at 12:30 a.m. Nov. 15, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born March 13, 1925, at Clarksville, Ark., to the late Walter D. and Elva B. Rhett Wise, he had been employed as a maintenance worker with Eagle Signal Co. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Delores Brown (11/20/11)
CHARLESTON -- Delores Wheeler Brown, 79, died Nov. 18, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.