Albert Lee Mace, Sr.
Albert Lee Mace, Sr., son of the late Austin William and Cozetta Layton Mace, was born in Bloomfield, on April 21, 1945, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Poplar Bluff on Dec. 5, 2013, at the age of 68. He had lived in the Puxico area all his life and worked as a farm hand. He was of the Baptist faith...
Ross W. Moore
Ross W. Moore, son of the late Allie Moore and Nina Hollingsworth Moore, was born on May 11, 1932, in Neosho, Mo., and died on Dec. 4, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 81. Mr. Moore retired from H. W. Gossard Company as a sewing machine maintenance operator. He was a resident of Bernie and the current president of the Stoddard County Sheltered Workshop...
Sue Roper, 88, of Advance, died Dec. 4, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. She was born July 27, 1925, at Cullman, Ala., the daughter of Clarence and Bertha Putman Howard. Sue was a homemaker and a member of Union Grove General Baptist Church near Swinton...
David Spencer Pedigo II
Spencer Pedigo, son of David Pedigo and Judy Shafer Pedigo, was born on May 8, 1981, in Dexter, Mo. and died on Dec. 3, 2013, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 32. Spencer was affiliated with the Mount Zion Walker Baptist Church in Bloomfield. He graduated from Dexter Senior High School in 1999 and was formerly employed at Faurecia Emissions in Dexter as an electronic technician. At the time of his death, he owned N.S. Construction Company...
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...
Willie C. Padgett, Jr.
Willie C. Padgett, Jr., son of the late Willie C. Padgett, Sr. and Pearl Covert Padgett, was born on Dec. 22, 1936, at Cheboygan, Mich., and died on Nov. 18, 2013, at his residence in Bloomfield at the age of 76. Mr. Padgett had worked as a machine operator for General Motors for 30 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, a member of American Legion Post #382 of Bloomfield and a member of the Stoddard County Veterans Honor Guard...
James Lawson "Squirrel" Childers
James Lawson "Squirrel" Childers, son of the late Bill Childers and Irene Moss Childers, was born on May 16, 1944, in Athens, Ala., and died on Nov. 16, 2013, at SoutheastHEALTH in Cape Girardeau at the age of 69. Mr. Childers was a member of the Church of God in Dexter. He had worked in maintenance at Holden Pallet Company in Dexter, and was a resident of Dexter...
Dorris June Paolo
Brannon, Dorris June (married as, Schulman, Fredman, Paolo), MA (SEMO 1973), MA (SEMO 1977), MA (Wash U 1980) age 78, passed peacefully at her home in Wildwood, Mo. on Sunday, Nov. 10. She is survived by her three sons, Michael Bruce, Charles and Daniel, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren...
David Allen Hankins
David Allen Hankins, son of Herbert Coy Hankins and Bonnie Gayle Meadows Hankins of Gladewater, Texas, was born on Sept. 20, 1951 in Kennett, Mo. and died on Nov. 13, 2013, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 62. Mr. Hankins was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter. He had been employed at Federal Mogul and was a resident of Dexter...
Norma Ann Gisi
Norma Ann Gisi, daughter of the late Everett Fowler and Bertie Chasteen Fowler, was born on Oct. 28,1925, in rural Bloomfield and died on Nov. 11, 2013, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter at the age of 88. Mrs. Gisi was a member of the New Hope General Baptist Church in Essex, was co-owner and operator with her husband at Gisi Oil in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Norma Ann Gisi
Norma Ann Gisi, daughter of the late Everett Fowler and Bertie Chasteen Fowler, was born on Oct. 28,1925, in rural Bloomfield and died on Nov. 11, 2013, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter at the age of 88. Mrs. Gisi was a member of the New Hope General Baptist Church in Bloomfield, was co-owner and operator with her husband of Gisi Oil in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Mary Elizabeth Long Stewart
Mary Elizabeth Long Stewart died Sunday, Nov.10, 2013, at the SoutheastHEALTH Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Mrs. Stewart was born April 28, 1929, in Bloomfield, Mo., to the late Ralph and Bertha Pinegar Long. She was married to Cloid Stewart, attended the First General Baptist Church of Bloomfield and retired from the Missouri Division of Family Services after more than 40 years of service. Mr. Stewart preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1987...