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Obituaries from September 2001

Patricia Bell (09/29/01)
Patricia Bell Patricia Bell, daughter of M.E. "Bud" Bresce and the late Marie Green Bresce was born at Wamego, Ka., on May 2, 1948 and died in St. Louis on Sept.28, 2001 at the age of 53. Mrs. Bell was a former resident of the Bloomfield community. She was married to Danny Bell. ...
Denise Hart (09/24/01)
Denise Hart of Puxico, the daughter of Peggy Boshear and the late Edgar Boshear, was born in Oceanside, Calif. on April 11, 1963 and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Sept. 21, 2001 at the age of 38. Mrs. Hart was a resident of Puxico but had lived on various Military bases in the United States. ...
Barbara Talley (09/24/01)
Barbara Gene Talley of Bloomfield, formerly of Warrenton, was born Jan. 24, 1933 in Kennett, the daughter of the late Elmer Louie and Hazel Crossfield, and died on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001 at Beverly Health Care Center in Bloomfield, at the age of 68. ...
Paul D. Watkins (09/21/01)
Paul David Watkins, son of Goldie Watkins DePriest of Dexter and the late George Watkins, was born on Dec. 5, 1957 at Dexter and died in Cape Girardeau County on Sept. 19, 2001, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Paul David was a construction worker and a resident of Dexter. ...
L. Ellerbrook (09/21/01)
Lottie May Ellerbrook, the daughter of the late Isaac Farmer and Sarah Tennessee Hopkins Burch, was born in Blackford, Ky.. on Jan. 12, 1904 and died at the Sells Nursing Home in Matthews on Sept. 19, 2001, at the age of 97. Mrs. Ellerbrook had lived in Matthews and LaValle before moving to Parma in 1956. ...
James Keena (09/21/01)
James Edward Keena, son of the late Tom Keena and Stella Smith Keena, was born on March 16, 1928 at Wappapello and died at his residence near Puxico on Sept. 20, 2001, at the age of 73. Mr. Keena was a farmer, a veteran of the United States Army and a resident of rural Puxico. ...
Cecil E. Beaird (09/19/01)
Cecil Edward "Dude" Beaird of Kennett, was born Sept. 14, 1910 in Malden, the son of the late Cecil Edward and Margaret Creasey Beaird, and died on Sept. 16, 2001 at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 91. He was united in marriage to Ester Ioma Bishop on Sept. ...
Christine Pyles (09/19/01)
Christine Pyles, was born on April 10, 1923 at Dyersburg, Tenn. and died Sept. 18, 2001 in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter, at the age of 78. Mrs. Pyles was a homemaker and attended the New Bethel Baptist Church in Dexter. She was united in marriage to Chester Floyd Pyles on May 12,1942 in Portageville. ...
Louis Ingram (09/19/01)
Louis Ingram, of Advance, was born Dec. 12, 1921 at Lilbourn, the son of the late Lemuel and Mamie Barnett Ingram, and died Sept. 18, 2001 at the Advance Nursing Center, at the age of 79. He was a retired carpenter and a Veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army, three of his years in Europe. ...
John C. James (09/19/01)
John C. "Muck" James of Delta, was born on March 15, 1926 at Hurricane Fork, Mo., the son of the late Henry and Annie Francis James, and died on Sept. 17, 2001 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 75. John was a mechanic for McDonald Concrete in Cape Girardeau, was a Veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith. ...
Wade Demaree (09/24/01)
Wade Demaree, a lifetime resident of Malden, was born Feb. 24, 1929, the son of the late Abraham Otto and Sarah Elizabeth Bunnell Demaree, in Malden and died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001 at his home, at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Carol Helene Haines on Sept. ...
H. Williamson (09/25/01)
Harry Glenn Williamson, Sr., the son of the late Harry and Lee Crutcher Williamson, was born in Essex on May 26, 1919, and died at his home in Essex on Sept. 24, 2001, at the age of 82. Mr. Williamson had lived in Essex all his life. He was a retired road and dam construction worker, a member of the Essex Methodist Church and the Full Gospel Men's Fellowship, a veteran of the United States Navy and the United States Army Corp and had been a flight instructor. ...
Burl Mann (09/25/01)
Burl Mann, a resident of Malden, died on Sept. 23, 2001 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, at the age of 59. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
Floyd Frye (09/29/01)
Floyd Frye Floyd Frye, 96, of Moberly, died Thursday, August 23, 2001, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He had been in failing health. Mr. Frye was born Dec.13, 1904, at Swinton. A son of the late Issac M. and Laura Wilson Frye. He lived and farmed in the Bernie area for a number of years. ...
Shirley Peck (09/29/01)
Shirley H. Peck Shirley Hedrick Peck, daughter of the late Ralph Owen Jones and Ida Mae Wagner Hicks, was born on March 19, 1937 at Malden and died at her residence in Malden on Sept. 27, 2001, at the age of 64. Mrs. Peck was a homemaker and a resident of Malden. ...
Beulah Shell (09/29/01)
Beulah Shell Beulah Shell of Advance, the daughter of the late Jim and Willie Shell, was born on Feb. 20, 1907 at Dongola, and died Sept. 27, 2001, at the Advance Nursing Center at the age of 94. She was a homemaker and a member of the Zalma Missionary Baptist Church. ...
Eleanor Best (09/29/01)
Eleanor E. Best Eleanor Estelle Best of Cape Girardeau, the daughter of the late Arthur F. and Ada H. Peck Vining was born Feb. 11, 1918 at Utica, N.Y. and died Sept. 28, 2001 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 85. Mrs. ...
Ola Hopkins (09/29/01)
Ola Hopkins Ola M. Hopkins, daughter of the late George W. Vanpool and Belle Gramlin Hall Vanpool, was born on Oct. 16, 1908 at Paragould, Ark. and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Sept. 27, 2001, at the age of 92. Mrs. Hopkins was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a former employee of Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield and a resident of Dexter. ...
Clifton Hinman (09/28/01)
Clifton "Shorty" Hinman, son of Irene Sifford Hinman of Dexter and the late Durwood Hinman, was born on Jan. 17, 1941 at Essex and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on Sept. 26, 2001, at the age of 60. Mr. Hinman was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a mechanic for Paramount Hat, a veteran of the United States Navy and a resident of Dexter. ...
Leo Duley (09/28/01)
Leo Duley, son of the late Archie David Duley and Lucy Blevins Duley, was born on March 19, 1924 at Malden and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Sept. 26, 2001, at the age of 77. Mr. Duley attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter, was a carpenter and a resident of Dexter. ...
Virdie Goode (09/28/01)
Virdie Goode, the daughter of the late Pat and Hattie Gregory Goode, was born at Oreo, Mo. on Oct. 11, 1926 and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sept. 27, 2001, at the age of 74. Mrs. Goode had lived in Stoddard County since 1945, living in Essex until she moved to Bloomfield in 1970. ...
Burl E. Mann (09/26/01)
Burl E. Mann, son of the late Monrol Mann and Rosie Homes Mann, was born on April 26, 1942 at Parma and died on Sept. 23, 2001 in the Missouri Southern Healthcare Emergency Room at Dexter, at the age of 59. Mr. Mann attended the Church of God in Parma and was a retired farmer. ...
Wilson Watkins (09/18/01)
Wilson Watkins, the son of the late James Wesley and Mexi Watkins, was born in Middleton, Tenn. on Feb. 22, 1912, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Sept. 17, 2001, at the age of 89. Mr. Watkins was a retired farmer and had also worked for 27 years at the International Shoe Co. ...
Raleigh A. Hitt (09/17/01)
Raleigh A. Hitt, Jr. of Arbor, was born Nov. 15, 1913 at Arbor, the son of the late Raleigh Hitt, Sr. and Mary Kidd, and died Sept. 14, 2001 at his home, at the age of 87. Raleigh was owner and operator of Arbor Vault Co. in Arbor for 30 years. He was united in marriage to Virginia Heuring on Sept. ...
Paul Arnold (09/17/01)
Paul Arnold of McGee, was born June 21, 1934 at Perkins, the son of the late Athel Paul Arnold and Annabelle Head, and died Sept. 14, 2001 at his home, at the age of 67. Paul retired as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force after 20 years of service. ...
Helen Cotten (09/06/01)
Helen Cotten, daughter of the late Lee Manion and Mary Rankin Manion, was born on May 28, 1912 at Pyletown and died on Sept. 3, 2001 at her residence in Titusville, Fla., at the age of 89. Mrs. Cotten was a homemaker and was previously from the Dexter and Malden area. ...
John Powell (09/06/01)
John Powell, 94, died at his home in Puxico on Wed., Sept. 5, 2001. Funeral arrangements are in incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Shirley Messer (09/05/01)
Shirley Jean Messer, daughter of the late Carl and Edith Scutter Curneal, was born at Essex on Aug. 29, 1934 and died at Dexter on Sept. 2, 2001 at the age of 67. Mrs. Messer had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield Community but for the last year had been a resident of Dexter. ...
J. Williamson (09/05/01)
Jacob Williamson, son of the late Jacob Ledford Williamson and Onvill Mary Hatchel Williamson, was born on Dec. 18, 1904 at Parma and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on Sept. 3, 2001 at the age of 96. Mr. Williamson was member of the United Pentecostal Church in Poplar Bluff, a retired farmer, a former resident of Dexter and currently resided in Sikeston. ...
Brian Evans (09/05/01)
Brian J. Evans, son of Bill Evans of Dexter and the late Patricia Carr Evans, was born on March 30, 1959, at Sikeston and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on Sept. 3, 2001, at the age of 42. Mr. Evans was a Christian, a heavy equipment operator for J.H. ...
Johnny Slusher (09/05/01)
Johnny V. Slusher, the son of the late Ira Frank Slusher and Villar Lenora Curtis Slusher, was born in Lamar, Ark., on Aug. 27, 1927, and died on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001, at the Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, at the age of 74. He was united in marriage to Glenda Porter Slusher on Feb. ...
Marvin Speer (09/05/01)
Marvin Speer of Advance was born Nov. 19, 1943, at Columbia, Ill., the son of the late Virgle and Geneva Hogue Speer and died on Sept. 2, 2001, at his home at the age of 57. Mr. Speer was a construction superintendent for Penzel Construction Co. in Jackson and served in the United States Army 182nd Airborne. ...
Jeanette Mund (09/05/01)
H. Jeanette (Howard) Mund, daughter of the late Clarence and Bertha Howard was born May 21, 1936, and died at her home in Manchester on Aug. 22, 2001. She was a 1955 graduate of Bell City High School. She is survived by her husband, LeRoy Mund of the home; one son, Craig Mund of Florida; one daughter Connie Kimball and one grandson of Texas; four sisters, Sue Roper of Advance and Eloise Bell, Celeste Alexander and Venice Hickerson; and three brothers, J.L. ...
B. Holland (09/04/01)
Beatrice Holland, daughter of the late Connie Clarence Harkness and Heather Beatrice Williams Harkness, was born on Dec. 7, 1923 at Pontotoc, Miss. and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Sept. 2, 2001, at the age of 77. Mrs. Holland was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter, a home-maker and a resident of Dexter. ...
John Powell (09/07/01)
John Powell, the son of the late Enoch and Ella Helms Powell, was born near Puxico on April 8, 1907 and died at his home in Puxico on Sept. 5, 2001, at the age of 94. He had lived all his life in the Puxico area and had been a section worker for St. ...
Rev. Carter (09/07/01)
Rev. Robert William Carter was born April 30, 1916 at Ola, Ark., the son of the late Jess Decater and Pearl Pratt Carter, and died on Wed., Sept. 5, 2001 at the St. Francis Hospital, at the age of 85. Rev. Carter was united in marriage to Reba Kelton on Sept. ...
P. McCollom (09/07/01)
Pauline Jannett McCollom, daughter of Lela Chambers Mann and the late Lowell Mann, was born at Holcomb on March 6, 1949 and died at the St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Sept. 4, 2001 at the age of 52. Mrs. McCollom was employed at Purlator in Dexter for 20 years and was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter. ...
Jerry R. Sneed (09/14/01)
Jerry Ray Sneed, son of Carolyn June Dozier Sneed and the late Gene Ray Sneed, was born at Dexter on Dec. 20, 1953 and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare on Sept. 12, 2001, at the age of 47. He was united in marriage to the former Claudia J. Glasgow at Paragould, Ark. ...
Jessie Edmond (09/13/01)
Jessie Edmond, Sr., son of the late Chester Edmond and Ella Williams Edmond, was born at Coffinville, Miss. on Aug. 10, 1910 and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on Sept. 5, 2001, at the age of 91. He was united in marriage to the former Joella Rutledge at Grenada County, Miss. ...
Ethel Robins (09/13/01)
Ethel Robins, of Advance, was born April 5, 1911 at Advance, the daughter of the late Claude and Iva Carlton Fowler and died Sept. 11, 2001 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 90. Ethel was a homemaker and a member of the First General Baptist Church in Advance. ...
Thomas Kizer (09/12/01)
Thomas F. Kizer, the son of the late James and Allie Clark Kizer, was born in Ballard County, Ky. on Dec. 28, 1915 and died at the Ridgeview Nursing Home in Malden on Sept. 10, 2001, at the age of 85. Mr. Kizer was a retired farmer and had lived in Risco for many years and was a winter resident of Crystal River, Fla. ...
Flossie Gregory (09/12/01)
Flossie M. Gregory of Bell City, was born March 7, 1907 at Campbell, the daughter of the late James and Martha Wright Fish, and died Sept. 11, 2001 at St. Francis Medial Center in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 94. Flossie was a cook at Bell City Schools for several years and she also cooked in restaurants. ...
Mariam Aslin (09/11/01)
Mariam Eleanor Aslin, daughter of the late Venton and Pearl Parks Martin, was born at Bloomfield on March 15, 1931 and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Sept. 8, 2001, at the age of 70. Mrs. Aslin had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield Community. ...
Thomas Kizer (09/11/01)
Thomas F. Kizer, a resident of Risco, died at the Ridgeview Nursing Center in Malden on Sept. 10, 2001. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home of Parma.
P. Wethington (09/11/01)
Paul Melvin Wethington, son of the late Hudson Green Wethington and Bertha Condict Wethington of Gray Ridge, was born Nov. 14, 1927 near Essex and died on Sept. 4, 2001 in San Diego, Calif., at the age of 73. He served in the United States Navy as an enlisted man for nine years, as an officer for 15 years and retired on June 30, 1971. ...
Roscoe Hazel (09/10/01)
Roscoe "Bud" Hazel was born Nov. 1, 1926 at Salcedo, the son of the late Roscoe and Rosie Harlow Hazel, and died Aug. 24, 2001 at his home in Advance, at the age of 74. Bud was united in marriage to Mildred Wallace Hazel on July 18, 1945 at Advance, she survives of the home. ...
J. Williamson (09/04/01)
Jacob Williamson, formerly of Dexter, died on Sept. 3, 2001 in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 96. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.