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Stories from Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Treecycling (12/27/11)
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Snow causes minor wrecks (12/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Snow-covered, icy roads wreaked havoc for some local motorists early today. In Scott County, several wrecks were reported along Highways 61 and 77, Route A and Interstate 55, a dispatcher with the Scott County Sheriff's Department said. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
According to plan (12/27/11)
By Chris Pobst sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Charleston Bluejays kicked the 2011 Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament off with a resounding 108-16 win over the Meadow Heights Panthers on Monday at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
First round features only one upset (12/27/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- The Bloomfield Christmas Tournament got off to a strong start on Monday, with only one upset on the day. The seeds held true except for host Bloomfield, who lost to Saxony Lutheran 46-30 in the tournament's next-to-last game...
Beatrice P. Margrabe (12/27/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Beatrice P. Margrabe, 82, of Cape Girardeau, went into the arms of Jesus to join her husband and family on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 7, 1929, in Chaffee, daughter of Herbert Lee and Nellie (Skelton) Houseman. She and Herman J. Margrabe were married May 7, 1948, in Chaffee. He passed away Sept. 19, 2000...
Jerry Jackson (12/27/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jerry Lee Jackson, 61, formerly of Scott City, Mo., died Dec. 26, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Feb. 4, 1950, in Fornfelt, Mo., he was the son of the late William George and Dora Mae Henderson Jackson...
Steven Wilburn (12/27/11)
BENTON -- Steven Phillip Wilburn 34, died Dec. 24, 2011, in Scott City. Born Aug. 13, 1977, in Fort Stewart, Ga., to Terry Jerome "T.J." Wilburn of Sikeston and the late Carolyn Jean Colvin "Carol" Wilburn, he was a self-employed carpenter and a member of Father's Arms Fellowship...
Pat Cross (12/27/11)
BERNIE -- Pat Cross, 83, died Dec. 25, 2011, at his home in Bernie. Born Sept. 8, 1928, in Bernie, son of the late James Thomas and Viola Gann Cross, he lived most of his life in Bernie. He and his family lived for 20 years in Chicago where he worked for Meyers Material. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Christian Church in Bernie...
Bob Gordon (12/27/11)
DEXTER -- Bobby Lee Gordon, 79, died Dec. 26, 2011, at his home. Born Dec. 16, 1932, in Dexter, son of the late Lester and Irene Markland Gordon, he was a former truck driver for Gibson Lime Company in Dexter and a veteran of the U.S. Army. On July 2, 1951, at Piggott, Ark., he married Rosie Conner, and she preceded him in death on July 21, 2010...
Ethel Anderson (12/27/11)
SCOTT CITY -- Ethel P. Anderson, 96, died on Dec. 25, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 9, 1915, in Crump, to the late Kirby and Ida Mae Williams Crump, she worked as a supervisor for 39 years at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee before retiring. She was a member of The First Baptist Church in Chaffee and the Ladies Auxiliary Gideon International...
Alene Jimerson (12/27/11)
KEWANEE -- Alene Jimerson passed away Dec. 23, 2011, at her home in Kewanee of a long-term illness at the age of 81. She was born Dec. 11, 1930, in New Madrid County, to the late Jerome and Catherine Dolan Maddox. She worked as a healthcare worker until her retirement and was a member of the New Madrid Baptist Church...
Ruby Dowdy (12/27/11)
MALDEN -- Ruby Dowdy, 95, died Dec. 26, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
John Hensley (12/27/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- John Ace Hensley, 80, died Dec. 25, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 14, 1931, in Fornfelt, to the late Marshall and Eva Davidson Hensley, he served during the Korean War in the U.S. Army as a demolitions expert. He retired as printing press operator from the St. Louis Post Dispatch in 1982 and was a member of Unity Baptist Church...
William Griffith (12/27/11)
CHAFFEE -- William Earl Griffith Sr., 77, formerly of Cairo, Ill., died Dec. 25, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia. Born Nov. 18, 1934, to the late J.R. and Zula Mae Whitis Griffith, he worked as a tech at Mac Corporation in Grapevine, Texas. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Chaffee...
Dorothy Whitehead (12/27/11)
FESTUS -- Dorothy Whitehead, 84, formerly of Bernie, Mo., died Dec. 24, 2011, at The Villa's at De Soto. Born May 18, 1927, at Bernie, to the late James Allen Whitehead and Forest Margaret Grayum Whitehead, she was a homemaker. On June 26, 1946, at Piggott, Ark., she married Raymond Whitehead, and he survives of the home...
Geraldine Douglas (12/27/11)
PLANO, Texas -- Geraldine Brock Douglas, 90, formerly of Benton, Mo., died Dec. 27, 2011, at Plano. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Benton.