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Obituaries from September 2002

Roger B. White (09/04/02)
Roger Blake White, son of Linda Faye Tilley White of Dexter and the late Roger Dale White, was born on Sept. 3, 1967, at Columbus, Ga., and died in the Arbor Place Residential Care Center in Dexter on Sept. 3, 2002, at the age of 35. Mr. White was disabled, a former resident of Dexter, currently residing in Jerseyville, Ill. ...
Max L. Putnam (09/17/02)
Max Lynn Putnam, son of Vivian Perry Putnam and the late G.E. Putnam, was born on May 16, 1939, at Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Sept. 15, 2002, at the age of 63. Mr. Putnam was a truck driver during his life, was employed at Southeast Coop in Dexter, and was a resident of Bernie. ...
J.B. Hanback (09/17/02)
J.B. ?Jack? Hanback, 75, of Gaylord, Mich., died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at Northwestern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Mich. Mr. Hanback was born on Nov. 8, 1926, in Tennessee to the late W.C. Hanback and Bitha M. Estes Hanback. He was retired from the Niles Michigan School System. ...
Alzie Gromer (09/17/02)
Alzie Gromer, the daughter of the late Henry and Ella Mason, was born in Vandalle, Ark., on Dec. 7, 1907, and died at her home in Dexter on Sept. 14, 2002, at the age of 94. Mrs. Gromer had lived in the Hill?s Store Community from 1944 to 1975. In 1975 she moved to Dexter. ...
Anita Geary (09/17/02)
Anita Geary, the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Ramsey Polley, was born in Ackerman, Miss., on Dec. 23, 1918, and died at the Salem Nursing Center in Salem on Sept. 14, 2002, at the age of 83. Mrs. Geary had lived in Bird?s Corner from 1937 to 1964. ...
William Miller (09/17/02)
William Scott Miller died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Lois Caplan Miller and children R. Jeffers Miller, Scott Miller, Leslie Caplan, Lisa A. Caplan and the late Laurence Paul Caplan, and by one brother, Marian (Frank) Deimel. ...
Herman McRoy (09/18/02)
Herman Hoover McRoy, son of the late Alex and Oma Mae Boman McRoy, was born at Aid on July 7, 1929, and died at his home in Overland on Sept. 16, 2002, at the age of 73. Mr. McRoy had spent most of his life in the St. Louis community and was retired from Cyclone Fence Company. ...
Lula Bell Bess (09/20/02)
Lula Bell Bess, 65, of Bell City, was born Dec. 21, 1936, at Advance, the daughter of the late Rosewell and Mona Mae Bess, and died Sept. 19, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Miss Bess worked in the fitting department for 30 years at the Inland Shoe Company in Advance. ...
Walter Johnson (09/20/02)
Walter Johnson, age 73, a resident of Dexter, died at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau Sept. 20, 2002. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Walter Johnson (09/20/02)
Walter H. Johnson, the son of the late Harry Marshall and Lorene Stevens Johnson, was born in Flint, Mich., on July 12, 1929, and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Sept. 20, 2002, at the age of 73. Mr. Johnson lived in the Dexter area all his life. ...
Kami L. Glass (09/24/02)
Kami Lynn Glass, daughter of Tim Glass and Kimberly Allen Glass, was born on March 6, 1989, at Poplar Bluff and died in the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center at Kennett on Sept. 22, 2002, at the age of 13. Ms. Glass was a student at the Bernie High School in Bernie, a former student of Dexter Middle School in Dexter, and a resident of Bernie. ...
J. Sommers (09/24/02)
Josephine Ruth Sommers, daughter of the late Fred Sommers and Cordia Macom Sommers, was born on Dec. 17, 1941, at Jerusalem, Ark., and died in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on Sept. 22, 2002, at the age of 60. Miss Sommers was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah?s Witnesses in Dexter, a former dietary aide at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield and a resident of Bloomfield. ...
A.C. Cartwright (09/25/02)
Arbrey Clinton Cartwright, son of the late David Daniel Cartwright and Hettie Edgline Black Cartwright, was born on April 11, 1917, in Manila, Ark., and died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at the age of 85. Mr. Cartwright was a member of Bethany General Baptist Church in Campbell. ...
A.C. Cartwright (09/25/02)
Arbrey Clinton Cartwright, son of the late David Daniel Cartwright and Hettie Edgline Black Cartwright, was born on April 11, 1917, in Manila, Ark., and died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at the age of 85. Mr. Cartwright was a member of Bethany General Baptist Church in Campbell. ...
David A. Ivy (09/26/02)
David A. Ivy, son of the late Frank Ivy and Sarah (Terry) Ivy, was born on Feb. 27, 1931, in Nevada, and died on Sept. 23, 2002, in rural Jefferson County, Ill., at the age of 71. At the time of his death, he was employed by Casner Township. Prior to that he had worked for Baldridge Concrete and had retired from Southern Illinois Asphalt. ...
Billie Garner (09/27/02)
Billie Garner, daughter of the late William Blan and Anice Elizabeth Shorte Loflin, was born on Oct. 28, 1913, in Huffman, Ark., and died on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at her residence at the age of 88. She was a homemaker and a farmer. She was a founding mother of the Sikeston Little League Association and also served as secretary and treasurer of Little League, Babe Ruth League Association, and Connie Mac Baseball Leagues. ...
Vida Scott (09/27/02)
Vida Scott, the daughter of John Hagy, Sr., and the late Beatrice Scott Hagy, was born in Pontiac, Mich., on April 28, 1947, and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Sept. 26, 2002, at the age of 55. Mrs. Scott had lived in Illinois for several years before moving to Dexter nineteen years ago. ...
Bradley Lee and Brandon Dale Palmer (09/17/02)
Bradley Lee and Brandon Dale Palmer, the sons of Bobby Dale Palmer and Maggie Alena Chafin, were born in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Sept. 15, 2002, and died a short time later. Surviving are their parents, Bobby Dale Palmer and Maggie Alena Chafin, of Dexter; one brother, Ameal Manual Chafin of Dexter; paternal grandparents, Joe and Teresa Cecil of Dexter and Ronald and Carolyn Palmer of Bernie; maternal grandparents, Jimmy and Barbara Hill Chafin of Gray Ridge, and Lisa and Anthony Pafford of Camden, Tenn.; paternal great-grandparents, Bobby and Margaret Adams and Ronald Palmer, Sr., all of Bernie; paternal great-grandmother, Phillis Gilmore of Malden; and maternal great-grandparents, George Chafin of Gray Ridge and Linda Lemons of Dexter and Carol Rodgers, Sr. ...
Edna Boone (09/17/02)
Edna Boone, the daughter of the late Norman R. and Para Lee Anderson Garland, was born at Blue Ridge, Ga., on Aug. 25, 1918, and died at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid on Sept. 16, 2002, at the age of 84. Mrs. Boone had lived in Parma for fifty-two years and had been a resident in New Madrid for the past four years. ...
William Miller (09/16/02)
William Scott Miller died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Lois Caplan Miller and children R. Jeffers Miller, Scott Miller, Leslie Caplan, Lisa A. Caplan and the late Laurence Paul Caplan, and by one brother, Marian (Frank) Deimel. ...
K. Flanery (09/04/02)
Kenneth John Flanery, son of Ronald and Peggy Rounsaville Flanery, was born at Dexter on April 6, 1976, and died at his home in Eldon on Sept. 2, 2002, at the age of 26 years. Mr. Flanery was a former resident of Bloomfield, but was a resident of Eldon at the time of his death. ...
K. Flanery (09/04/02)
Kenneth John Flanery, son of Ronald and Peggy Rounsaville Flanery, was born at Dexter on April 6, 1976, and died at his home in Eldon on Sept. 2, 2002, at the age of 26 years. Mr. Flanery was a former resident of Bloomfield, but was a resident of Eldon at the time of his death. ...
Wilma Rayburn (09/04/02)
Wilma Lee Rayburn, the daughter of the late Eli Franklin and Ida Fields Payne, was born in Essex on Nov. 18, 1946, and died at her home in Arnold on Sept. 2, 2002, at the age of 55 years. Mrs. Rayburn was a homemaker and had also worked as a nurse?s aide at the Sikeston Hospital. ...
D. Hubbard (09/06/02)
Delbert Charles Hubbard, a resident of West Plains, formerly of Dexter, died at a West Plains hospital on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home of West Plains..
C. Hubbard (09/09/02)
Charles Hubbard, age 63, of West Plains died on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, in Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains. Mr. Hubbard was born Oct. 26, 1938, at Dexter, the son of the late Chester Albert and Margaret Ellis Hubbard. He graduated from Dexter High School in 1956. ...
Anna Bidewell (09/09/02)
Anna Jenkins Bidewell, 93, of Advance, was born near Advance on March 21, 1909, the daughter of the late William and Maude Helderman Jenkins, and died Sept. 5, 2002, at the Advance Nursing Center. She was united in marriage to Glen Bidewell on April 12, 1928, near Bloomfield and he preceded her in death on Nov. ...
Zelma Carroll (09/12/02)
Zelma Christine Carroll, 83, of Blodgett, died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002 at 10 p.m. at Crowley Ridge Care center in Dexter. She was born on Dec. 15, 1918 in Neelyville to the late John Wesley and Cora Murrell Strayhorn. She was a housewife and homemaker and a member of the Blodgett Baptist Church. ...
Zelma Carroll (09/13/02)
Zelma Christine Carroll, age 83, of Blodgett died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, at 10:10 p.m. at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. She was born on Dec. 15, 1918, in Neeleyville to the late John Wesley and Cora Murrell Strayhorn. She was a housewife and homemaker and a member of the Blodgett Baptist church. ...
Harold Portlock (09/13/02)
Harold D. Portlock, 72, of Brownwood, was born Jan. 29, 1930, at Sikeston, the son of the late Walter and Gladys Mietg Portlock, and died Sept. 11, 2002, at his home. Mr. Portlock was a retired farmer. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. ...
Dorothy Link (09/13/02)
Dorothy Link, the daughter of the late Walter A. and Armitte Wren Shrum, was born near Aid on Oct. 26, 1925, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Sept. 11, 2002, at the age of 76. Mrs. Link had been a resident of Stoddard County all her life. ...
Cleddis Huffman (09/13/02)
Cleddis Huffman, a resident of Morehouse died at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Sept. 13, 2002. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Morehouse.
Troy Boshears (09/16/02)
The Rev. Troy Wayne Boshears, 46, died at 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born on Oct.. 9, 1955, in Blytheville, Ark., the son of Irene Brewer Boshears of Morehouse and the late Fred Boshears, he had been employed by Tetra Pak in Sikeston and was assistant minister of Beulahland General Baptist Church. ...
Lillie Wallace (09/16/02)
Lillie Wallace, 77, of Advance, was born Sept. 19, 1924, at Gipsy, the daughter of the late Jess and Minnie Jackson Hardesty and died at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at the Advance Nursing Center. Mrs. Wallace was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. ...
Jerry T. Crites (09/16/02)
Jerry T. Crites, 61, of Morley, was born Oct. 10, 1940, near Sturdivant, the son of Ernest B. Crites of Puxico and the late Hazel Cooper Crites, and died Sept. 12, 2002, at his home. Mr. Crites was a 1958 graduate of Puxico High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Education from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. ...
C. Huffman (09/16/02)
Cleddis Huffman, the son of the late Martin H. and Maudie M. Goldsmith Huffman, was born at Senath on Sept. 23, 1921, and died at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston on Sept. 13, 2002, at the age of 80. On March 29, 1952, he was married to Wilma Brown at Piggott, Ark. ...
William Shirrell (09/16/02)
William ?Bill? Shirrell, 71, of Zalma was born Aug. 21, 1931, at Zalma, the son of the late Phynnie and Dovie Hedrick Shirrell and died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at his home. Mr. Shirrell was a retired sawmill worker. He was of the Baptist faith. He was also a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. ...
Marion 'Gene' Wheeler (09/30/02)
Marion Eugene ?Gene? Wheeler, son of the late Claude and Myra Harvey Wheeler, was born on Jan. 16, 1919, at Bell City, and died Sept. 26, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Wheeler was a rural mail carrier for many years. He was also a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. ...