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Stories from Sunday, June 3, 2012

Becky Presson (06/03/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Rebecca Ann "Becky" Presson, 71, died at 4:10 a.m. June 1, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 28, 1940, in New Madrid, to the late William M. and Alline Nunn Boyd, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was employed as the bookkeeper for Wolf Island Farms for several years and was a past member of the Eastern Star and a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie...
Anita Gibson (06/03/12)
WINDSOR, Colo. -- Anita Sue Gibson, 75, died June 8, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 11, 1937, in New Madrid County, Mo., to the late Alvin and Mayme Gremore, she lived in Lilbourn, Mo., for 18 years and was a 1955 graduate of Lilbourn High School. She spent time ministering to foreign students of Colorado State University and was a member of the Cache la Poudre Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution serving as chapter regent for two consecutive terms. ...
Patsy Slayden (06/03/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Loretta Slayden, 73, died at 2:05 p.m. June 1, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Virginia Cowan (06/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Virginia Cowan, 86, who died on May 27, 2012 were: Shawn Ward, Randy Eakins, Kenny Holt, Russell Jones, Mark Jones and Perry Holt.
Robert Morgan (06/03/12)
CHARLESTON -- Robert Morgan, 80, of rural Charleston, died June 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 17, 1931, at Datto, Ark., to the late Clarence Everett and Pearl Elizabeth Fears Morgan, he was member of the Tanner Street Church of God in Sikeston and a retired farmer who lived most of his life in rural Charleston...
Vera Belle Baker (06/03/12)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Vera Belle Baker, 87, died May 31, 2012, at the Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee. Born Oct. 2, 1924, in Bernie, Mo., daughter of the late Reben and Zana Gaines Craft, she was a long-time resident of Bloomfield, Mo., and Dexter, Mo., before moving to Florida several years ago. She was employed for over 30 years by the Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield...
Regina Miner (06/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Regina Marie Cannon Miner, 68, died at 10:35 p.m. May 31, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Sept. 12, 1943, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Talton Thomas and Laura Ida Curnell Cannon, she was a a lifelong resident of Sikeston. She had been employed as a truck driver at Triangle PWC and had been a member of Blodgett Baptist Church...
Lorene Thompson (06/03/12)
COLUMBIA, Tenn. -- Lorene Thompson, 89, died June 1, 2012, in Columbia. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo.