Charles Flavel Rannells
Charles Flavel Rannells, son of the late Charles Cartmell and Elise Rudolph Rannells, was born in St. Louis, Mo., on Nov. 25, 1926, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Dec. 1, 2013, at the age of 87. Mr. Rannells attended grade school and high school in Dexter and then went on to complete three years at the University of Missouri before joining the United States Army. ...
Edith Ivadell Lewis
Edith Ivadell Lewis, 85, died on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was born in Collinwood, Tenn., was a native of Southeast Missouri and a 24 year resident of Baton Rouge, La. She was a pastor's wife for 21 years in Lilbourn, Mo., and was currently a member of First Pentecostal Church in Baton Rouge, La...
Ellen Parks entered the Kingdom of God on Nov. 28, 2013, at her home in Franklin, Tenn. She was born on Jan. 26, 1921, in Brosley, Mo., to Francis and Pairlee Batten. Ellen married Loren Parks on Dec. 20, 1945, and her preceded her in death in 1992...
Gary Thomas Marron Sr.
Gary Thomas Marron Sr., son of the late John Edward Marron and June Herron Marron was born on Aug. 31, 1954, in Verona, Pa., and died Nov. 29, 2013, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 59. Mr. Marron was a forger at a steel mill in Oakmont, Pa. ...
Willene Gibbs Matthews
Willene Gibbs Mathews, daughter of the late Amos E. and Daphne Ruth Hudgens Smith, was born on June 23, 1931, in Bloomfield, Mo., and died on Dec. 1, 2013, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 82. She had lived in Bloomfield most of her life. ...
Willene Gibbs Matthews
Willene Gibbs Matthews of Bloomfield, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Mo, A complete obituary will be published at a later date. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements...
Bob Weathers, son of the late George Rawleigh Weathers and Ethel Cordelia Forest Weathers was born on Sept. 22, 1937, at Fisk and died at Southeast- HEALTH Center of Stoddard County on Nov. 30, 2013, at the age of 76. Mr. Weathers was a 21 year veteran of the Dexter Police Department, retiring as Lieutenant. He enjoyed working on the family farm and was a resident of Dexter...
Lt. Col. Jerry W. Twaddell
Lt. Col.Jerry W. Twaddell, ( ret.) 73, of Cape Girardeau, MO died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Jackson Manor in Jackson, MO. He was born March 10, 1940 in Fordyce, AR to Clinton O. and Georgia Moseley Twaddell He was the salutatorian of his High School graduation class in 1958...
Ruth V. Craft
Ruth V. Craft, daughter of the late John Horton and Anna Margaritte Kleffer Horton, was born in Bernie, Mo., on Nov. 24, 1917, and died at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Nov. 26, 2013, at the age of 96. Mrs. Craft was a farmer's wife, worked at Brown Shoe Factory, worked at the Dime Store in Bernie, and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bernie...
Ronald G. Razer
Ronald G. Razer, 73, died at his home near Shook, Mo., Nov. 25, 2013.
Arrangements are under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Services of Dexter.
Freda Eaton, daughter of the late Luther Miller and Ida Gooch Miller was born on Oct. 19, 1930, in rural Essex and died on Nov., 23, 2013, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter at the age of 83. Mrs. Eaton was retired from the Paramount Hat Factory. She was of the Baptist faith and a resident of Dexter...
Lawrence E. Chapin
Lawrence E. Chapin, son of the late Clayton and Ruth Gilbert Chapin, was born in Stanton, Mich., on March 9, 1915, and died at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Nov. 11, 2013, at the age of 98. He had lived in Kansas City before moving to Dudley in 2004. He had worked for a transport company hauling cars and was a veteran of the U. S. Navy...
James Alva "Al" Stutts, Jr.
James Alva "Al" Stutts, Jr. died at his rural Dexter home on Nov. 23, 2013, at the age of 84. He was born on Dec. 27, 1928, to Lora Ethel McCain Stutts and James Alva Stutts, Sr., in Hector, Ark. The Stutts family moved to Dexter when Al was 14. Al married Veleta Frances Pierce on May 24, 1949, at the Stutts home in Dexter. They were married for 64 years...
Lovina O. "Bonnie" Brown
Lovina O. "Bonnie" Brown, 95, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., died Nov. 20, 2013, at National Healthcare Center in St. Charles, Mo. She was born Sept. 28, 1918, in Bloomfield, daughter of Leroy and Ethel Wright Hyslop. She and Fred W. Brown were married May 22, 1937. He died Feb. 18, 1972...