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Stories from Sunday, May 20, 2012

Family hopes to spread word about SUDC (05/20/12)
BENTON -- On the morning of March 17, Levi Collom woke up at his home in Benton with a slight fever of around 100 degrees. "We treated him with Tylenol and Motrin, and he started feeling better," said the 3-1/2-year-old's mother, Ellie Collom. Levi; his mother; his father, Glenn Collom; and his big sister, Victoria Collom, went to Chick-Fil-A in Cape Girardeau for lunch...
Kenneth James (05/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth Feariel James, 69, died May 18, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 7, 1942, in Detroit, to the late Imogene James, he was raised by his grandparents, the late Jasper and Elva James. He graduated from Bell City High School and retired from the U.S. Army in 1976 as a staff sergeant after 16 years of service. He then worked for the state of Missouri until he retired due to poor health. He was a member of the Trinity Gospel Church in Sikeston...
Charles Campbell (05/20/12)
DEXTER -- Charles Evertt Campbell, 87, died May 17, 2012, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Oct. 24, 1924, in Painton, to the late James Cleveland and Talitha Jane White Campbell, he had lived in the Essex and Dexter area and had worked as a truck driver in Indiana and Michigan most of his life. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and had attended the Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Larry Bellinger (05/20/12)
CANALOU -- Larry DeWayne Bellinger, 55, died May 17, 2012, at his home. Born Dec. 4, 1956, in Harrisburg, Ark., son of the late Henry Ray and Dorothy Jean Bellinger Sr., he had been a mechanical draftsman engineer for the city of Winter Haven, Fla. He married Geneva Thompson who survives of the home...
Kenneth Manker (05/20/12)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Kenneth J. Manker, 70, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died May 19, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Joe Esther Williams (05/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Joe Esther Williams, 101, died May 16, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born May 5, 1911, in Whitney, Texas, to the late Sandy Jackson and Sitha Jane Jacques Brown, she had been employed by Graber's Department Store in Sikeston. While she only completed sixth grade, she later received her GED at age 76...