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Obituaries from April 2002

Lena Morgan (04/30/02)
Lena J. Morgan, 88, of Morely died on Friday, April 26, 2002 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born on Sept. 2, 1913, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Dowd and Mollie Hill Johnson. Mrs. Morgan was a housewife and had owned and operated a cafe at Oran. ...
Armor Roy (04/19/02)
Armor Newton Roy of Advance, son of the late John Wesley Roy and Francis Elizabeth Greer Roy, was born Sept. 2, 1922 at Bald Knob, Ark. and died Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 79. Mr. Roy was a set-up man for General Motors/AC Spark Plug in Flint, Mich. ...
Elmer Shelby (04/19/02)
Elmer Rudolph Shelby, the son of the late Clarence and Minnie Roedel Shelby, was born in Poplar Bluff on Dec. 7, 1936 and died at his home near Puxico on April 18, 2002, at the age of 65. Mr. Shelby had lived in Stoddard County most of his life. He was a farmer and a millwright, a member of the Puxico General Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge #596 A.F. ...
J. Wicecarver (04/18/02)
John L. Wicecarver of Leawood, Kan., the son of the late L.O. and Ora Mae Doggit Wicecarver, was born Jan. 6, 1922 in Malden and died April 16, 2002, at the age of 80. Mr. Wicecarver was a graduate of Malden High School and the University of Little Rock, Ark. ...
M. Streiff (04/18/02)
Marylian Moseley Streiff, the daughter of the late Jessie Detie and Josephine Detie Carter, was born Oct. 9, 1926 in Portageville and died Wednesday, April 17, 2002 in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, at the age of 75. Marylian was a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church. ...
M. Streiff (04/18/02)
Marylian Moseley Streiff, the daughter of the late Jessie Detie and Josephine Detie Carter, was born Oct. 9, 1926 in Portageville and died Wednesday, April 17, 2002 in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, at the age of 75. Marylian was a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church. ...
J. Wicecarver (04/18/02)
John L. Wicecarver of Leawood, Kan., the son of the late L.O. and Ora Mae Doggit Wicecarver, was born Jan. 6, 1922 in Malden and died April 16, 2002, at the age of 80. Mr. Wicecarver was a graduate of Malden High School and the University of Little Rock, Ark. ...
Annis Clark (04/18/02)
Annis Clark, a former resident of the Bernie area, died on April 17, 2002 in the University of Iowa Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa at the age of 41. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...
Elmer Shelby (04/18/02)
Elmer R. Shelby, a resident of the Puxico and Dudley area most of his life, died at his home near Puxico on April 18, 2002 at the age of 65. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
"Scotty" Scott (04/17/02)
Cledis E. "Scotty" Scott of Granite City, Ill., the son of the late Tom and Leona Scott-Wilson, was born Feb. 23, 1928 in Advance and died April 16, 2002 at his residence at the age of 74. Mr. Scott had worked as a meat cutter at John Morrell Packing Company for 33 years, where he retired in 1986. ...
Wilma Smith (04/17/02)
Wilma Smith, the daughter of the late William and Carrie Rister Klaffer, was born in Dudley on Sept. 29, 1922 and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on April 15, 2002, at the age of 79. Mrs. Smith had lived in St. Louis before returning to Puxico after her retirement as a manager with Atlantic Mills in St. ...
D. Bowman (04/17/02)
Deborah Diane Bowman of Zalma, the daughter of Glenn and Shirley Kennedy Ladd, was born Aug. 15, 1954 in Advance and died Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at the Advance Nursing Center, at the age of 47. Deborah was a Medical Records Secretary for Community Counseling Center in Marble Hill and a member of Zalma General Baptist Church. ...
Ina Shell (04/17/02)
Ina Shell, a resident of Dexter, died on April 17, 2002 in the Crowley Ridge Care in Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
W. Tuttleton (04/19/02)
Wanda Gerline Tuttleton of Malden, the daughter of Charles William and Grace Wiley Orton, was born July 13, 1928 at Mingo, Mo. and died Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Earl Escow Tuttleton in 1950 at Hayti and he survives. ...
Annis Clark (04/19/02)
Annis Gough Clark, the daughter of Velta Whitehead Gough of Dexter and the late Chester A. Gough, was born on Dec. 29, 1960 at Pontiac, Mich. and died in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa on April 17, 2002 at the age of 41. ...
Willis Burkhart (04/30/02)
Willis M. Burkhart, the son of the late Milton and Mazy Goodwin Burkhart, was born in Edina, Mo., on May 29, 1934, and died at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday, April 27, 2002, at the age of 67. Mr. Burkhart had lived most of his life in Ute, Iowa, and moved to Dexter in June of 2001. ...
Kristy L Becker (04/30/02)
Kristy Lynn Becker, the daughter of Donald Ray and Geneva Wallace Hastings, was born in Sikeston, Mo., on June 26, 1970, and died as the result of an automobile accident east of Charleston on Saturday, April 27, 2002, at the age of 31. Mrs. Becker had lived in Matthews and Sikeston most of her life and had lived in Dexter the past three years. ...
Lena Elledge (04/30/02)
Lena Jane Elledge, a resident of Lake St. Louis, passed away on April 28, 2002, at the Blanchette Place in St. Charles at the age of 91. Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2002. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, May 2, at 1 p.m., in Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery. A complete obituary will be in Wednesday's paper...
Lena Morgan (04/30/02)
Lena J. Morgan, 88, of Morely died on Friday, April 26, 2002 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born on Sept. 2, 1913, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Dowd and Mollie Hill Johnson. Mrs. Morgan was a housewife and had owned and operated a cafe at Oran. ...
Michael T. Trammell (04/29/02)
Michael Thomas Trammell, son of Lauretta Wyatt Edwards of Dexter, was born on July 21, 1972 at Poplar Bluff, Mo., and died in the Piggott (Ark.) Community Hospital on April 25, 2002, at the age of 29. He was a stores attendant for Federal-Mogul in Malden and was a resident of Campbell. ...
Richard U. Riddle (04/29/02)
Richard U. Riddle, 81, of Glen Allen was born July 17, 1920, in Poplar Bluff, to the late William Dallas and Bonnie Wright Riddle. He died Thursday, April 25, 2002, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Air Force for four years. ...
Michael Thomas Trammell (04/26/02)
Michael Thomas Trammell, a resident of Campbell, died Thursday, April 25, 2002 at the Piggott (Ark.) Community Hospital at the age of 29. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Eva Lefler Bleakley (04/26/02)
Eva Lefler Bleakley, daughter of the lat George and Lucy Lee Boatwright Barnes, was born in Lilbourn, Mo., on Dec. 31, 1907, and died at the Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing Center in Crystal City, Mo., on April 25, 2002, at the age of 94. Mrs. Bleakley had moved from Hayti to Dexter in 1946, where she was a restaurant owner and had also worked at Elder Manufacturing. ...
Eva Lefler Bleakley (04/25/02)
Eva Lefler Bleakley, 94, a former resident of Dexter died at the Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing Center in Crystal City, Mo., April 25, 2002. She was the widow of wilson Lefler, a former police dispatcher for the Dexter Police Department. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter...
Henry Moser (04/24/02)
Henry A. Moser of Sikeston, the son of the late John and Della Jagger Moser, was born Feb. 11, 1922 in Wayne County, Tenn. and died April 22, 2002 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 80. Mr. Moser worked at Himmelberger-Harrison Manufacturing Co. ...
Jesse Moonier (04/23/02)
Jesse Wayne Moonier of Perryville, son of Wayne and Earlinda (Adams) Moonier of Perryville, was born March 31, 2001 at St. Louis and died Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at Children's Hospital in St. Louis, at the age of 1. Jesse was baptized in the Catholic Faith. ...
J. G. Bradford (04/19/02)
James "Greg" Bradford of Bloomfield, the son of Rev. Bob Bradford of Arbor and the late Clara Robinson Bradford, was born Sept. 19, 1958 in St. Louis and died April 18, 2002 at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 43. Greg was a member of Mt. ...
Shirley Angel (04/16/02)
Shirley Jolene (Long) Angel, daughter of Theron Cleveland and Edna Marie (Robinson) Long of Bloomfield, was born Aug. 1, 1936 near Idalia and died Friday, April 12, 2002, at St. Louis Christian Northeast Hospital, at the age of 65. Mrs. Angel was a member of St. ...
Floyd E. Bostic (04/16/02)
Floyd Eugene Bostic, son of the late Ben and Katherine Knuckles Bostic, was born at Zalma on Jan. 25, 1929 and died at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau on April 14, 2002, at the age of 73. Mr. Bostic had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield Community. ...
Jack Kirkman (04/04/02)
Jack D. Kirkman, son of Ruth Sprinkle of Bloomfield and the late Ivan Kirkman, was born on Nov. 2, 1944 at Dexter and died at his residence in Dexter on April 3, 2002, at the age of 57. Mr. Kirkman was a former Landscape Architect, of the Pentecostal faith and a resident of Dexter. ...
Sylvetta Daniels (04/03/02)
Sylvetta Daniels, a resident of Bernie, died on April 3, 2002 in the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff, at the age of 80. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
William Hill (04/03/02)
William Edison Hill of Malden, son of the late Jess David and Martha Jane Boyd Hill, was born Dec. 3, 1919 at Black Oak, Ark. and died at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff on Monday, April 1, 2002, at the age of 82. On Oct. 7, 1943 he was united in marriage to Mildred Louise Brewer in Piggott, Ark. ...
Noah Gaines (04/02/02)
Noah O. Gaines, son of the late James Francis Gaines and Lucinda Book Gaines, was born on June 2, 1912 in Clay County, Ark. and died at his resident in Bernie on March 29, 2002, at the age of 89. Mr. Gaines was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Bernie, a school bus driver for the Bernie Public Schools for 30 years and was caretaker of the Bernie Cemetery for 18 years. ...
Harry Kleinert (04/02/02)
Harry Lee Dickerson Kleinert, the son of the late Dickerson Norvin Jerome Weber, was born April 15, 1927 in Dexter and died March 23, 2002 at a local care center following a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease, at the age of 74. He had lived with his grandparents, Richard Lee and Emma Sprinkles Dickerson. ...
John Nunn (04/02/02)
John L. Nunn, the son of the late Proctor and Ada Ann Calhorn Nunn, was born in Lilbourn on Dec., 21, 1931 and died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on March 30, 2002, at the age of 70. Mr. Nunn was a resident of Parma after moving from St. ...
S. Roderman (04/02/02)
Steven M. Roderman, son of Lena Potter Roderman of Dexter and the late Claude E. Roderman, was born on Feb. 3, 1952 at St. Louis and died in the Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Mich. on April 1, 2002, at the age of 50. Mr. Roderman was a supervisor with General Motors in Flint, Mich. ...
G. Montgomery (04/02/02)
Garfield Montgomery, son of the late John Silas Montgomery and Parilee King Montgomery, was born on Sept. 2, 1920 at Bernie and died in the Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on March 30, 2002, a the age of 81. Mr. Montgomery was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a farmer, a World War II Veteran and a resident of Dexter. ...
Helen Welker (04/01/02)
Helen Lorene Welker, daughter of the late Wilmer and Myrtie Garner Dunlop was born at Bell City on Dec. 14, 1916 and passed away at Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Mo., on March 28, 2002 at the age of 85. Mrs. Welker was a resident of Bloomfield where she had spent most of her life. ...
Michael Fuqua (04/01/02)
Michael Lee Fuqua, the son of Eva Lee Kilmer Fuqua and the late Dale Fuqua, was born in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Nov. 28, 1963 and died at his mother's home in Dexter on March 29, 2002, at the age of 38. Michael was a resident of Dudley, but had lived most of his life in Dexter. ...
Julie Palmer (04/01/02)
Julie Ann Palmer of High Ridge, Mo., daughter of Rodger Dean Palmer and Donna Gail Smith Palmer, was born on Oct. 21, 1988 at St. Louis and died in the St. Johns Mercy Hospital in St. Louis on March 28, 2002, at the age of 13. Julie was a student at Northwest Middle School in House Springs, Mo. ...
J. Blankenship (04/01/02)
John Blankenship of Advance and formerly of Zalma, son of the late James L. and Mary K. Phillips Blankenship, was born May 4, 1921 at Braggadocia, Mo. and died at his home on Friday, March 29, 2002 after an extended illness, at the age of 80. John was a retired farmer and an United States Army World War II Veteran. ...
Lorraine Brown (04/09/02)
Lorraine Marie Brown, daughter of the late Nicholas Grabowski and Salome Tomicki Grabowski, was born on June 5, 1918 at Ludington, Mich. and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on April 5, 2002, at the age of 83. Mrs. Brown was of the Catholic faith, was a homemaker and a resident of Bernie. ...
Ruthie Lacey (04/09/02)
Ruthie Lacey, the daughter of the late James Franklin and Margaret Howard Ross, was born in Dardnelle, Ark. on March 8, 1945 and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on April 8, 2002, at the age of 57. Mrs. Lacey had been a resident of Essex most of her life, was a retired sewing machine operator with Brown Shoe Company in Bernie and a member of the Olive Branch General Baptist Church near Essex. ...
Charles Crites (04/15/02)
Charles R. Crites, 63, of Columbia, Ill., died Thursday, April 11, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. Born in Bloomfield on Monday, Oct. 10, 1938, he was the son of the late Daniel Frank and Elsa (Wallmann) Crites. He retired as a machinist at Anheuser-Busch Companies, St. ...
L. Alexander (04/15/02)
Lorine R. Alexander, the daughter of the late James W. Rosson and Callie Hughes Rosson, was born in Doniphan on April 26, 1913 and died at the Beverly Health & Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on April 12, 2002, at the age of 88. Mrs. Alexander was a homemaker and had lived in Essex most of her life. ...
Darrell Ward (04/15/02)
Darrell R. Ward, the son of the late Dale and Mamie E. Farris Ward, was born in Bloomfield on July 10, 1940, and died at his home in Dexter on April 12, 2002, at the age of 61. Mr. Ward had lived in California for several years before returning to Dudley in 1982. ...
Ruth Reinhart (04/12/02)
Ruth Maxine Reinhart of Advance, the daughter of the late William Joseph Butler and Martha Wright Butler, was born March 5, 1929 in Welling, Okla. and died at the St. Francis Medical Center Emergency Room in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at the age of 73. ...
Stella Connor (04/12/02)
Stella Mae Connor, daughter of the late Charles Downen and Elsie Brown Downen, was born at Essex, Mo. and departed this life on April 10, 2002 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Hospital in Dexter. Mrs. Connor was a housewife, a former resident of Essex and Parma, Mo. ...
Lorine Alexander (04/12/02)
Lorine Alexander, 88, of Essex, passed away at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter on April 12, 2002. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter.
Alma Rose (04/11/02)
Alma Barker Rose, daughter of the late Charles Henry Barker and Mary Jane Pittman Barker, was born on March 13, 1909 at Hahn, Mo. and died in the Sunbridge Care Center at Marion, Ohio on April 9, 2002, at the age of 93. Mrs. Rose was a charter member of the Missionary Holiness Church of Marion, Ohio. ...
D. Younger (04/10/02)
Delaney Suzanne Younger, infant daughter of Bradley Edwin and Kara Rashelle Dunivan, of Advance, was still born at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, April 9, 2002. In addition to her parents, she is survived by maternal grandparents, Billy Joe Dunivan of Advance and Clara Dunivan of Advance; paternal grandparents, Edwin Younger of Advance and Debra McCall of Sturdivant; paternal great-great grandparents, Beulah Younger of Advance and Lottie Messe of Sturdivant. ...
Russell Simpson (04/10/02)
Russell Simpson, the son of the late Daniel and Alice Trotter Simpson, was born in Essex on Feb. 19, 1912 and passed away at this home in Essex, Mo. on April 9, 2002, at the age of 90. Mr. Simpson had lived in Weiner, Ark. for many years before moving to Essex, Mo. ...
Stella Conner (04/10/02)
Stella Conner, a resident of Dexter, died on April 10, 2002 in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Elmer E. Clark (04/10/02)
Elmer E. Clark, the son of the late Barney and Katie Michael Clark, was born in Myrtle, Mo. on June 19, 1913 and died at his home in Fayetteville, Ark. on April 7, 2002, at the age of 88. Mr. Clark had lived in California before moving to Fayetteville, Ark. ...
Curtis Cantrell (04/09/02)
Curtis C. Cantrell, the son of the late Robert and Lettie Malone Cantrell, was born in Leora on Sept. 14, 1919 and died at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico on April 6, 2002, at the age of 82. Mr. Cantrell lived in California for 19 years before returning to Puxico in 1964. ...
Noah Gaines (04/01/02)
Noah Gaines, a resident of Bernie passed away on March 29, 2002 at his residence in Bernie at the age of 89. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.