William Fred Baker
William Fred Baker, 76, of Dexter, left for the big golf game in the sky on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. He was born on March 4, 1938, to Gervis and Ethel Kirby Baker in Poplar Bluff. "Billy Fred" was loved dearly by his parents, as he was their only child...
Starling Guinn, son of the late Charles Guinn and Erdie McCastlin Guinn, was born on April 29, 1924 in Senath and departed this life on January 27, 2015 at Dexter at the age of 90. Starling was known as a man of honesty and integrity. His word was his word. He was respected for his common sense and sound advice...
Fred "Buddy" Ward
Fred "Buddy" Ward, son of the late Cary Ward and Nanny Jeter Ward, was born on March 24, 1911, in Brownsville, Tenn., and died on Jan. 26, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 103. Mr. Ward was a veteran of the United States Army and served in WW II. He was in the American Calvary in the late 1920s stationed out of Fort Bliss, Texas. Mr. Ward was of the Baptist faith and a resident of Dexter...
Dolly Ann Taylor
Dolly Taylor of Bloomfield, daughter of the late Floyd and Ruby Black Pearcy, was born in Corning, Ark., on May 14, 1932, and died at the SoutheastHEALTH Center in Cape Girardeau on Jan. 27, 2015, at the age of 82. Dolly had worked for many years as the house parent at the Stoddard County Children's Home. She had attended the New Life Full Gospel Church in Dexter...
Jackie Leo Duffie
Jackie Leo Duffie, son of the late Doyal Leo Duffie and Jackie Louise Jenkins Duffie, was born on April 27, 1948, in Dexter and died on Jan. 22, 2015, at the St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., at the age of 66. Mr. Duffie was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, having served in the Vietnam War. After his years in service, he was an aircraft mechanic for numerous private aviation companies. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, classic rock and flying RC airplanes...
James C. Daniels
James C. Daniels, son of the late James W. and Thelma Deane Daniels, was born in Peckerwood Point, Tenn., on May 22, 1944, and died at his home in Dexter on Jan. 20, 2015, at the age of 70. He had lived in Bloomfield before moving to Dexter three years ago. He was a Baptist and enjoyed fishing and his family, and was known as the family joker. He had worked as a cook at the Hickory House Restaurant...
Jerry Don Heflin, Sr.
Jerry Don Heflin, Sr., son of the late Gleyn and Gladys Brotherton Heflin, was born in Russellville, Ark., on Nov., 6, 1942, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Jan. 24, 2015, at the age of 72. Jerry had lived in the Dexter area most of his life where he had worked at Purolator and had run a trash business...
Mary Ellen Boner
Mary Ellen Boner of Malden, was born Sept. 23, 1942, in Kennett to the late Fred Henry Green and Bertha May Young and died at her residence in Bernie on Jan. 27, 2015, at the age of 72. Mrs. Boner was a self-employed child care provider and was a member of the Nazarene Church in Bernie...
Patricia L. Shipman Elmore
Patricia L. Shipman Elmore was born on Dec. 29,1935, in Dexter, to the late Edward M. and Doris L. (Tweedy) Shively. She died on Jan. 22, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Elmore graduated from Bloomfield High School and Southeast Missouri State University and was a retired librarian with the Dexter Public Schools. ...
Dale Wooten, son of the late Christopher Noah Wooten and Mamie Henderson Wooten was born on August 11, 1939, in Norfolk, Ark., and died on Jan. 23, 2015, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 75. Mr. Wooten was a farmer for many years. He was affiliated with the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Martha Mae Palmer
Martha Mae Palmer, daughter of the late Leslie Spence Day and Ethelyn Dillingham Day was born on Jan. 1, 1928, in rural Dexter and went to be with Jesus on Jan. 23, 2015, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 87. She was born a New Year's baby in the year of 1928. ...
Patricia L. Shipman Elmore
Patricia L. Shipman Elmore of Dexter died at her residence on Jan. 22, 2015 at the age of 80.
Arrangements are pending at this time and are being handled by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Martha Louella McCamish Reynolds
Martha Louella McCamish Reynolds, 84, of Bernie, was born Sept. 1, 1930, in Bernie to the late Richard H. McCamish and Effie Adeline Jerls McCamish, died Jan. 20, 2015, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was a longtime funeral home office manager and Funeral Director for Rainey Funeral Home in Bernie. ...
Eddie Dwain Holman
Eddie Dwain Holman, 55, of Hurst, Texas died Jan. 16, 2015, at his home. Mr. Holman was born May 27, 1959, in Festus, Mo. He worked in construction and enjoyed fishing, playing guitar and visiting with friends and family. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Fred Wethington, son of the late Hudson and Bertha Condict Wethington, was born on Nov. 9, 1932, in Clines Island and died on Jan. 21, 2015, at his residence in Bloomfield at the age of 82. Mr. Wethington was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Korean War. ...
Chris Huls, son of Bonnie Lea Adkins Huls of Dexter and the late Cecil F. Huls, was born on March 13, 1960, in St. Louis, Mo. and died on Jan. 19, 2015, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 54. Mr. Huls worked for Mid-South Paint and Drywall in Dexter for 19 years. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and outdoorsman...
Betty Doris Edwards
Betty Doris Edwards, daughter of the late Everett and Verdie Trammell, was born on Oct. 7, 1931, in Dexter and died on Jan. 17, 2015, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield at the age of 83. Mrs. Edwards was a member of the St. Joe General Baptist Church in Bloomfield. She had worked as a CNA at the Bloomfield Convalescent Home and was a resident of Bloomfield...
Donald Glenn Sanders
Donald Glenn Sanders, son of the late Elmer and Bessie Irene Purcell Sanders, was born in Essex, on Aug. 8, 1950, and died at the Southeast- HEALTH Center of Stoddard County in Dexter on Jan. 19, 2015, at the age of 64. Donald lived in Essex most of his life. He had worked at Tyson's Food where he retired in 2003...
Freeman Aaron of Malden, was born Feb. 27, 1944, to the late Hurbert Aaron and Nannie McGlann Aaron in Leachville, Ark., and died Jan. 18, 2015, at the SoutheastHEALTH Center of Stoddard County in Dexter at the age of 70. Mr. Aaron was married to Patsy Lea Corlew on Sept. 15, 1962, in Malden and she survives of their home in Malden...
Marion C. Renard
Marion C. Renard, 89, of Jacksonville, Ill., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at his residence. He was born July 13, 1925, in Essex the son of John F. and Hazel M. Markham Renard. He married Delores P. Ettinger in Pekin, Ill., and she survives. Mr. Renard graduated from Grayridge High School in 1943. ...
Gordon Lee McKee
Gordon Lee McKee, 67, of Lapeer, Mich., formerly of St. Louis, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Gordon was born Sept. 29,1947, in Poplar Bluff to Floyd and Reaven (Carney) McKee. He graduated from Dexter High School Class of 1965. He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Missouri and his medical doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis. Gordon served his country proudly in the US Navy...
Linda Sue Medlin Pashia
Linda Sue Medlin Pashia, daughter of the late Clifford Medlin and Nettie Fleetwood Medlin, was born on Aug. 25, 1950 in Dexter and died on Jan. 17, 2015, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 64. Mrs. Pashia was a homemaker, a volunteer at the Gospel Rescue Mission in Dexter and was a resident of Dexter...
Robert Gwen Stoner
Robert Gwen Stoner, son of Betty Stoner of Dexter and the late Robert Junior Stoner, was born on Feb. 12, 1962, in Dexter and died on Jan. 19, 2015 at Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter at the age of 52. Mr. Stoner worked for Foster's Landgrading in Dexter and was a resident of Dexter...
Clifford (Bud) Carlton Shell
Clifford (Bud) Carlton Shell was born in Dexter, Mo. to parents, Clinton Casper and Eva Mae Vaughn Shell, on Jan. 9, 1937. Mr. Shell went home to the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., among family and friends...
Clifford C. "Bud" Shell
Clifford C. "Bud" Shell of Dexter died Jan. 15, 2015, at SoutheastHEALTH Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 78. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel...