Maxine Beatrice Hunt
Maxine Beatrice Hunt, daughter of the late James Henry Kilmer and Emma Waggoner Kilmer, was born on March 2, 1923, in Dudley and died on Aug. 25, 2015, at the Cypress Point Heath Care in Dexter at the age of 92. Mrs. Hunt was a member of the Church of Christ in Dexter. She was a resident of Dexter, an avid gardener, quilter, poet, baker and cake decorator. She cherished her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Jerry Lyle Dawe
Jerry Lyle Dawe, son of the late Eugene and Mary Dawe, went to be with his Lord, surrounded by his family on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Jerry was born Sept. 14, 1942 in Marion, Ill. After graduating Marion High School in 1960 he served in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Spain. Upon returning to the States, Jerry graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale with a Bachelor of Music. Jerry later earned a Master of Musical Arts degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro...
Jesma Jean Brown
Jesma Jean Brown, daughter of the late Harvey Gregory and Mamie Sebree Gregory, was born on Nov. 17, 1930, near Dexter and died on Aug. 22, 2015, at Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center in Cedar Rapids Iowa at the age of 84. Mrs. Brown was a member of the Center Baptist Church in Paragould, Ark. She was a former resident of Dexter and worked in bottling and maintenance for American Distilling...
Alvin Davis of Dexter was born on Sept. 8, 1954, and died on Aug. 15, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Mr. Davis had no known family or relatives. A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug.28, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Chapel in Dexter...
Shirley Jean Fortner
Shirley Jean Fortner, daughter of the late William Vanscyoc and Emma Brown Vanscyoc was born in Puxico on Aug. 6, 1943, and died at her home in Bernie on Aug. 24, 2015, at the age of 72. Mrs. Fortner was a homemaker and was of Baptist faith. She was united in marriage to Jerry J. Fortner in Malden on Dec. 22, 1962. Mr. Fortner survives of their home in Bernie...
Bonnie Jo Noles
Bonnie Jo Noles, daughter of the late Joseph Albert Lopp and Dessa Calera Hogue Lopp, was born on March 28, 1930, in Sikeston and died on Aug. 22, 2015, at her residence in Bloomfield at the age of 85. Mrs. Noles was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield and had worked as a legal secretary and for U.S. Bank...
Rodger Dale McCoy
Rodger Dale McCoy, son of the late Leon McCoy and Mildred Purcell McCoy was born on April 29, 1951, in Dexter and died at the SoutheastHEALTH Care of Cape Girardeau on Aug. 21, 2015, at the age of 64. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Koechner on Aug. 21, 1982, in Dexter. Mrs. McCoy preceded him in death on Oct. 16, 2006...
Esther Annie Hann
Esther Annie Hann, of Morehouse, died Aug. 21, 2015, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Dec. 25, 1914, in Ste. Marie, Ill., and was 100 years old. Esther was the daughter of the late Francis Michl of Ste. Marie, Ill., and the late Mary Yager Michl of Sikeston, Mo. She was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston and a homemaker...
Wilma Bernice Hyslop
Wilma Bernice Hyslop, daughter of the late Walter Alexander Summers and Allie Belle Davenport Summers, was born on Feb. 14, 1933, in Dexter and died on Aug. 18, 2015, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 82. On Nov. 22, 1947, she was united in marriage to Robert Eugene Hyslop in Dexter. He preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1993...
Starla Kay Mairs
Starla Kay Mairs, 53, of Bloomfield died on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Poplar Bluff. Born Sept.18, 1961 in Sikeston, Starla was one of two daughters born to Bobbie Jackson and the late Dolly (Dunning) Jackson. Mrs. Mairs was a resident of the Bloomfield and Poplar Bluff areas for the past 23 years and previously of Arivaca, Ariz...
Alvin Davis, age 60, a resident of Dexter, died Aug. 15, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Syble Jean Curd Moore
Syble Jean Curd Moore, daughter of the late Roy Elvis and Columia Ann Patrick Curd, was born on April 27, 1941, and died at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on Aug. 15, 2015, at the age of 74. Arrangements are under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Puxico...
Diana Gail Elsworth
Diana Gail Elsworth, daughter of Helen Bernice Crest Noland Payton of Dexter and the late Carrol David Noland, was born on June 29, 1958, in Poplar Bluff and died on Aug. 17, 2015, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 57. Mrs. Elsworth was of the Baptist faith. She was a former machine operator for Facet Filter. She formerly worked as a supervisor at the Boucher Street ARC Group Home. She had formerly worked on the family farm. She was a member of the Prayer Warriors...
Wilma Hyslop, age 82, a resident of Dexter, died Aug. 18, 2015, at the Ratcliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Patsy Moore, daughter of the late Lester Stoker and Mildred Hudgens Stoker was born on Jan. 4, 1934, in Bloomfield, Mo. and died on Aug. 14, 2015, at the Southeast HEALTH Center of Stoddard County at the age of 81. Mrs. Moore was a resident of Dexter. She had worked for Elder's Manufacturing and Purolator...
Bernice Daniels, daughter of the late Marion C. and Mae Viola Lovett Henson, was born in Braggadocio on Dec. 21, 1921, and died at the Golden Living Center in Malden on Aug. 16, 2015, at the age of 93. Arrangements are under the directions of Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Parma...
Norman Harold Cate, Sr.
Norman Harold Cate, Sr., son of the late Robert Wesley and Elsie Anetha Johnson Cate, was born in Aquilla, on Sept. 7, 1931, and died at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, W. Va., on Aug. 13, 2015, at the age of 83. Mr. Cate was a long-time resident of Bloomfield. ...
Jerry Carver, son of the late William Franklin and Lillian Versie Walker Carver was born in Kewanee on Feb. 27, 1947, and died at the SoutheastHEALTH Center of Stoddard County in Dexter, on Aug. 13, 2015, at the age of 68. Jerry had been a resident of Puxico and Dexter most of his life. He was a graduate of Zalma High School and he owned and operated Jerry's Print Shop in Dexter for many years. He enjoyed leather working, hunting, fishing, gardening, farming and playing cards...
Don Mills of McKinney, Texas died on Aug. 12, 2015 at the age of 78. He was born Sept. 4, 1936, to Harold William Mills and Lois (White) Mills in Bernie, Mo. Don married Loretta Joyce Walker on Oct. 17, 1959 in Campbell, Mo. at the Bethany Baptist Church...
Norman Harold Cate, Sr.
Norman Harold Cate, Sr., son of the late Robert Wesley & Elsie Anetha Johnson Cate, born in Aquilla, Missouri on September 7, 1931, passed away at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virgina on August 13, 2015, at the age of 83 years...
Jerry Carver, son of the late William Franklin and Lillian Versie Walker Carver was born in Kewanee, Missouri on February 27, 1947, and passed away at the Southeast Missouri Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter, Missouri on August 13, 2015, at the age of 68years, 5 months and 17 days...
Charles W. Ward
Charles W. Ward, son of the late Carnelia Ward, was born on Aug. 5, 1942, in Pyletown, Mo., and died on Aug. 11, 2015, at Kindred-St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 73. Mr. Ward had worked as a plant manager for Ready Mix Concrete Company, he was a resident of Poplar Bluff and a veteran of the United States Air Force...
Georgia L. Dement
Georgia L. Dement, daughter of the late George Deroush was born on April 20, 1934, in Sikeston and died on Aug. 11, 2015, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 81. Mrs. Dement attended the Lighthouse Christian Center and had worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Dexter Memorial Hospital...
Margaret A. Cannell
Margaret A. Cannell was born July 1, 1933, in Anderson, Ind., to Verl and Bertha Jessup and died Aug. 10, 2015, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. She was a former resident of Essex and attended Grace Fellowship Church. On May 30, 1952, she married Ralph Cannell...
Marlin J. Strickland
Marlin J. Strickland, 86, of Gipsy, died Aug. 5, 2015, at the John J. Pershing VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff. He was born March 13, 1929, at Laurel, Miss., the son of Ethal and Martha Simpson Strickland. Marlin was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War. He had worked for Superior Electric in Cape Girardeau for over 30 years. He had also worked as a saw miller and farmer. He gave his life to the Lord in 2014...