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Obituaries from December 2001

William Evans (12/31/01)
William L. Evans, Jr., a resident of Bloomfield, died Friday evening at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Marilyn S. Clayton Webster (12/24/01)
Marilyn S. Clayton Webster, 64, of Rockford, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a brave battle with cancer. Born Oct. 12, 1937 in Dudley, she was the daughter of Samuel and Margaret Green Nash. She lived 37 years in Rockford after moving there from Dudley. ...
Virginia Lee (12/20/01)
Virginia Lee, daughter of the late Charlie Chase and Zelma Dennington Chase was born on Sept. 29, 1920, at Ordway, Colo., and died in the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Dec. 18, 2001, at the age of 81. Mrs. Lee was a member of the Dudley Community Church, a housewife and a resident of Dudley. ...
Dianne Crites (12/20/01)
Dianne "Cissy" Crites, a resident of Essex, passed away on Dec. 19, 2001, near Essex at the age of 60. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
James Tenney (12/20/01)
James J. Tenney of St. Ann, Mo., the son of Juanita Tenney of St. Ann and the late Joe Tenney, was born May 7, 1937 in St. Louis and died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 at St. John Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, at the age of 64. Mr. Tenney is survived by his mother; his wife, Mary Ann Tenney; by one son, Aaron Tenney; and by two sisters, Linda Cronin and Anna Niederschulte, all of St. ...
James Watkins (12/19/01)
James Donald Watkins of Dexter, the son of the late Homer and Emma Berry Watkins, was born Sept. 9, 1932 in Sturdivant and died on Dec. 17, 2001 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 69. He was a retired truck driver, mechanic and carpenter. ...
Virginia Lee (12/19/01)
Virginia Lee died on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 in the Three Rivers North Campus Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter.
Paul Ellis (12/18/01)
Paul Ellis, the son of the late William and Pearl Dowdy Ellis, was born in Risco on Aug. 25, 1927 and died at the Sunbridge Nursing Home in Edwardsville, Ill. on Dec. 17, 2001, at the age of 74. Mr. Ellis was a retired pipe layer and had worked for McMullen Excavating for many years. ...
P. Uhles (12/18/01)
Perryline Uhles of Malden, the daughter of the late William Perry and Lillie Bell Brock Harmon, was born March 16, 1906 at Desha, Ark. and died at the Three Rivers North Healthcare in Poplar Bluff on Dec. 15, 2001, at the age of 95. She was united in marriage to William Henry Uhles on Jan. ...
M. Williamson (12/18/01)
Margaret "Marge" Reynolds Williamson, daughter of the late Arthur Cierpiot and Laura Jasper Cierpiot, was born on Dec. 31, 1919 at Washington, Mo. and died in the St. John's Mercy Medical Center at Washington on Dec. 17, 2001, at the age of 81. Mrs. ...
Branon Garrett (12/18/01)
Branon Garrett, the son of the late T.M. and Clyde Palmer Garrett, was born in Stoddard County on Oct. 1, 1923 and died at his home in Dexter on Dec. 14, 2001, at the age of 78. Mr. Garrett was a retired truck driver. He was a former resident of Mich. ...
Faye Bailey (12/17/01)
Faye Bailey, daughter of the late Andrew Franklin and Effie May Anderson Lynn, was born March 4, 1904 at Aid, and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on Friday, December 14, 2001, at the age of 97. Mrs. Bailey was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter, a retired school teacher in the Dexter, Bloomfield and Essex public school systems, a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Golden Age Club and a resident of Dexter. ...
Bob Gramling (12/24/01)
Bob Gramling, son of the late Estes and Cordie Mays Gramling, was born in Walcott, Ark., on Oct. 17, 1933, and died at his home at Wappapello on Friday, Dec. 21, at the age of 68. Mr. Gramling was a former resident of St. Louis before moving to Wappapello in 1986. ...
Lorene Landers (12/26/01)
Lorene D. Landers, daughter of the late John Delbert George and Lola Alexander George, was born on Aug. 23, 1927 at Hope, Ark. and died at her residence in Dexter on Dec. 22, 2001, at the age of 74. Mrs. Landers was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, a former florist in Eureka, Calif. ...
Elsie Watson (12/31/01)
Elsie N. Watson, of the late Luther S,. and Norma B. Noel was born April 23, 1923 and died in Sikeston on Dec. 28, 2001, at the age of 78. Besides her parents, Mrs. Watson was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Eugene Watson. She was a resident of Portageville, Ark., and was a secretary at Portageville High School and was a member of the Presbyterian faith. ...
Carel G. Perry (12/28/01)
Carel Glenn Perry, son of the late Earl Foster and Wilma Marie Perry, was born at Bernie on Oct. 7, 1923 and died in the Beverly Health Care at Malden on Dec. 26, 2001, at the age of 78. Besides his parents, Mr. Perry was preceded in death by two brothers, John McNece and Delmar McNece; by two sisters, Wanda Dillman and Linda Kay Schulte. ...
Doris Cain (12/28/01)
Doris Cain, daughter of the late Gardner Alexander and Mary Alice Starks Ray, was born in Frisco on Feb. 9, 1911 and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Dec. 26, 2001, at the age of 90. Mrs. Cain had resided in the Essex area most of her life. ...
Anna M. Voss (12/27/01)
Anna Marie Voss, daughter of the late Pete Farfalla and Mary Picaloe Farfalla, was born on Nov. 19, 1922 at Kansas City, Mo. and died in the emergency room of Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Dec. 25, 2001, at the age of 79. Mrs. Voss was of the Catholic Faith, a former Red Cross worker in Paragould, Ark., a former resident of Dexter, and a resident of Paragould. ...
Carel G. Perry (12/27/01)
Carel G. Perry, a resident of Malden, died on Dec. 26, 2001 at the Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center in Malden at the age of 78. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Bernie.
Pansy Reese (12/27/01)
Pansy "Pat" Mae Reese of Malden, the daughter of the late Henry Ray Miskell and Berna Ethel Reeves Miskell, was born March 20, 1925 in Parma and died Dec. 24, 2001 at her home at the age of 76. She was the owner/operator of Pat's Daycare Center in Malden and a member of the Kimball Baptist Church in Malden. ...
Adlean Bristow (12/27/01)
Adlean Beatrice Bristow of Malden, the daughter of the late Artie Berry Gray and Rosie Ellen White Gray, was born March 18, 1925 in Blytheville, Ark. and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Dec. 25, 2001, at the age of 76. Mrs. ...
Johnnie Oliver (12/26/01)
Johnnie Lee "Big John" Oliver, the son of Leora Brewington Oliver and the late Herbert Cecil Oliver, was born in Canalou on May 24, 1944 and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Dec. 21, 2001, at the age of 57. Mr. Oliver had lived in Bloomfield since 1977. ...
Ollie B. McRoy (12/26/01)
Ollie Bea McRoy, daughter of the late Clumb and May Hester Pruitt, was born at Bloomfield on Oct. 9, 1912 and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Dec. 23, 2001, at the age of 89. Mrs. McRoy was a life-long resident of Bloomfield and a charter member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield. ...
Anna Voss (12/26/01)
Anna Voss, a former resident of Dexter, died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Hospital in Dexter on Dec. 25, 2001, at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter...
Gene L. Clark (12/26/01)
Gene L. Clark, a resident of Dexter, died on Dec. 25 at the Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center in Dexter, at the age of 68. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Bernie.
C. Robertson (12/17/01)
Charles Franklin Lee Robertson Sr., son of the late Oatley J. Robertson and Fannie Marie Davis Robertson, was born on October 17, 1934 at La Valle, Missouri, and died in the Three Rivers Healthcare South Campus in Poplar Bluff on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2001, at the age of 67. ...
Faye Bailey (12/14/01)
Faye Bailey, a resident of Dexter, passed away on Dec. 14, 2001 in the Cypress Point Nursing Center in Dexter at the age of 97. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter
Mabel Fisher (12/05/01)
Mabel S. Fisher of Advance and formerly of Lodge, Va., the daughter of the late Samuel Sebra, was born Dec. 5, 1907 at Lodge, Va. and died Dec. 2, 2001 at the Advance Nursing Center at the age of 93. Mabel was a homemaker. She was united in marriage to Samuel Fisher, Sr. ...
Loyd Sandlin (12/05/01)
Loyd Sandlin of McDougal, Ark., son of the late Fieldin Floyd and Lela Lawrence Sandlin, was born Aug. 29, 1933 in Catron, Mo. and died Dec. 4, 2001 at his home in McDougal at the age of 68. He was united in marriage to Verna Britt on Feb. 27, 1973, she survives of the home. ...
V. Featherston (12/05/01)
Virginia Featherston, the daughter of the late Clyde Wilson and Helen Elizabeth Stratton Frazier, was born in Aurora, Ill. on April 1, 1925 and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare facility in Dexter on Nov. 29, 2001, at the age of 76. Mrs. Featherston was a homemaker and a former resident of Butler County. ...
Freeda Crain (12/04/01)
Freeda Crain, daughter of the late Perly Collier and Laura Ann Hogg Collier, was born on Aug. 26, 1910 at Diehlstadt, Mo. and died in the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau on Dec. 1, 2001, at the age of 91. Mrs. Crain was a former employee of Elder Manufacturing in St. ...
Willie Buttry (12/04/01)
Willie Buttry, son of the late Edd and Rosa Summers Buttry, was born on Jan. 26, 1912 near Greenbriar in Bollinger County and died Dec. 2, 2001, at the age of 89. Mr. Buttry attended the schools in the rural Greenbriar area. He operated many businesses in the Puxico area from 1946 to 1965 and served on the Puxico City Council. ...
Brenda Pickett (12/04/01)
Brenda Kaye Pickett of Advance, the daughter of Mary Moore Hamlin and the late Paul Hamlin, was born March 26, 1945 at Sturdivant and died Dec. 2, 2001 at her home in Advance, at the age of 56. Brenda was a Registered Nurse at Advance Nursing Center. ...
Clifford Gowen (12/04/01)
Clifford T. Gowen of Advance, the son of the late James and Minnie Foster Gowen, was born Jan. 28, 1909 at Eminence and died Dec. 2, 2001 at the Advance Nursing Center, at the age of 92. Clifford was a carpenter and farmer. He was a Veteran of W.W.II serving in the United States Army. ...
Clifford Boyce (12/04/01)
Clifford Benjamin Boyce, the son of the late Albert and Ada Mae Palmer Boyce, was born in Bloomfield on Jan. 4, 1917 and died at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter on Dec. 2, 2001, at the age 84. Mr. Boyce had lived in St. Louis and Calif. ...
V. Pruett Beard (12/04/01)
Veda Pruett Beard of Memphis, Tenn. and native of Dexter, the daughter of the late David William and Anna Cox Pruett, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001 in Memphis. She was co-owner of radio stations KBTM and KBTM-FM in Jonesboro, Ark. In the early days, she performed daily programs of music and dramatic skits and she was assistant manager of the stations. ...
Cloia Simpson (12/04/01)
Cloia Simpson, the daughter of the late David and Gertrude Goff Harvey, was born in Avery, Texas on May 13, 1916 and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare South Campus in Poplar Bluff on Dec. 3, 2001, at the age of 85. Mrs. Simpson had lived in Wiener, Ark. ...
B. McFarland (12/03/01)
Betty B. McFarland of Sikeston, the daughter of the late August Martin and Luie Elmertie Shell McFarland, was born May 31, 1930 at Goobertown, Ark. and died Nov. 30, 2001 at the Delta Medical Center at the age of 71. Ms. McFarland owned her own childcare business and was a member of the Ladds Chapel Church. ...
M. Hanham (12/07/01)
Matthew Allen Hanham, son of Cathy Walker Hanham of Dexter and William John Hanham of Rochester, Mich., was born on Oct. 5, 1977 at Pontiac, Mich. and died at his residence in Dexter on Dec. 4, 2001, at the age of 24. Matthew was a graduate of Bernie High School and a resident of Dexter. ...
Effie Loughary (12/10/01)
Effie Margaret Loughary, 89, of marble Hill, was born May 25, 1912 in Madison County, the daughter of the late Charlie Burlbaugh and Pearl May Huggins and passed away Dec. 06, 2001 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Effie and Abner Loughary were united in marriage in 1933 at Zalma and he preceded her in death in 1986. ...
Virginia Harris (12/14/01)
Virginia Harris, daughter of the late Everett Dennis Kinworthy and Hettie Marie Bacon Kinworthy, was born on July 27, 1935 at Dexter and died at the Citrus Memorial Hospital at Inverness, Fla., on Dec. 11, 2001, at the age of 66. Mrs. Harris was a convenience store manager, affiliated with the Assembly of God Church, and was a resident of Bushnell, Fla., and was formerly of Dexter. ...
Lula Bryant (12/14/01)
Lula Bryant, daughter of the late W.F. Wagoner and Nellie Belford Bryant, was born Nov. 14, 1914, in New Madrid and died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, at the Malden Care Center at the age of 87. She was united in marriage to Chester Bryant at Malden on Dec. ...
Virginia Harris (12/13/01)
Virginia Harris, a resident of Bushnell, Fla., formerly of Dexter, died Dec. 11, 2001 in the Cirtrus Memorial Hospital at Iverness, Fla., at the age of 66. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter...
Jerry Shipman (12/13/01)
Jerry L. Shipman, the son of the late John and Pearl Smith Shipman, was born in Dexter on Feb. 3, 1920 and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Dec. 12, 2001, at the age of 81. Mr. Shipman had lived all his life in Dexter. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter. ...
Clinton H. Aslin (12/12/01)
Clinton Harold Aslin, son of the late Ernest and Eva Aslin, was born March 19, 1933 in Bloomfield, Mo. and died suddenly Dec. 9, 2001 in Haughton, La. at the age of 68. After graduating in 1954 from the University of Missouri in Columbia, where he was in the Air Force ROTC, Clint served the next 26 years as a Pilot and Command Officer with various duties in the Untied States Air Force. ...
Helen Taylor (12/11/01)
Helen M. Taylor of Dudley, daughter of Maude Ford and the late Herman Ford, was born July 26, 1921 at Parma and died Dec. 10, 2001 at her son's residence in Dudley, at the age of 80. Mrs. Taylor worked at Elder Manufacturing for 23 years, retiring in the early 1970's, and she was a homemaker. ...
Bessie A. Noyes (12/11/01)
Bessie A. Noyes, daughter of the late Charles Plez Bowman and Amelia Nolan Bowman, was born at Parma on Oct. 14, 1908 and died in the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus at Poplar Bluff on Dec. 9, 2001, at the age of 93. She was united in marriage to Lincoln James Noyes at Toledo, Ohio on Feb. ...
Clinton Aslin (12/11/01)
Clinton Aslin of Haughton, La., formerly of Bloomfield died Dec. 9, 2001 at Haughton, La. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Roy A. Poe (12/11/01)
Roy Ashley Poe, son of the late Terry and Cora Stacey Poe, was born at Bloomfield on Aug. 22, 1911 and died at Central Gardens in Dexter on Dec. 9, 2001, at the age of 90. Mr. Poe had spent his entire life in Bloomfield and retired from Elder Manufacturing Co. ...
Evelyn Shelby (12/11/01)
Evelyn Shelby, a former resident of Malden, died on Dec. 10, 2001 in the Westwood Hills Care Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 91. Visitation will be held at the Rainey Funeral Home in Bernie from 5:30 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. ...
Dr. Laurie Reif (12/10/01)
Dr. Laurie Louise Reif, daughter of the late Theron W. Aslin and Dorothy Kimmy Aslin, was born May 5, 1929 in Lynwood, Calif. and died Dec. 3, 2001 in Lubbock, Texas, at the age of 72. She graduated from Glendale High School and received her PHD. in Clinical Psychology from Kinsington University in Santa Babara, Calif. ...
Carl E. French (12/03/01)
Carl Edison French, youngest son of the late Charles L. and Eliza Cleveland French, was born June 27, 1922 in Stoddard County and died Nov. 15, 2001 in St. Louis at the age of 79. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Ray, John, Van and Roy French and one sister, Ruby Downen. ...