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Stories from Sunday, November 18, 2012

Americans have much to give thanks for (11/18/12)
Although this space should today probably be used to convey some thoughts on Thanksgiving, I'm in no mood to tell anyone what they should be thankful for. The truth is, giving thanks - and I mean the sincere, heartfelt, dear God thanks - is far too personal to put into some generic category...
Charlotte Johnson (11/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Charlotte Jean McGahey Johnson, 79, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Friday Nov. 16, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 15, 1933, in New Madrid to the late Hazel Mac and Virginia McGahey, she graduated from Sikeston Senior High School in 1951 and then from Southeast Missouri State University where she later went back for her master's degree...
Brenda Bryant (11/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Joyce Bryant, 69, died Nov. 15, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 9, 1943, in Sikeston, to the late Joseph Franklin and Nancy Thelma Burris Stacy, she was a homemaker and member of Trinity Gospel Church of Sikeston. She had previously been employed by Savings and Loan in Sikeston, JC Penney and Sears...
Colton Stanley (11/18/12)
BENTON -- Colton Joshua Stanley, infant son of April Stabbs of Benton and Joshua Stanley of Oran, died at birth Nov. 14, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. A graveside service was conducted Saturday at Unity Baptist Cemetery in Benton...
Ann Matthews (11/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Ann Matthews, 87, died Nov. 16, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Joey Fowler (11/18/12)
NEW MADRID -- Joey Fowler, 57, died Nov. 16, 2012, at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital at Hayti. DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of Arrangements.
Betty Crawford (11/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Betty Jean Crawford, 71, died Nov. 16, 2012. Born June 27, 1941, in Bertrand, daughter of the late Elisha and Bunav Williams Magee, Mrs. Crawford had worked for International Shoe Factory and Anchor Toy before retiring. She enjoyed gardening and working with flowers...