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Obituaries from November 2002

E. Morman (11/29/02)
Eleanor Morman, a resident of Dexter, died on Nov. 28, 2002, in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Nora Keesee (11/20/02)
Nora McMillian Keesee, daughter of Charlie and Damie Whitehead Walker, was born on Jan. 28, 1922, in Moark, Ark., and died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at National Healthcare in Kennett at the age of 80. On Dec. 18, 1936, she was married to Woody McMillian. ...
Arthur Jones (11/20/02)
Arthur "Ray" Jones, son of the late Lynn and Lorraine Stepp Jones, was born Aug. 14, 1939, at Sturdivant and died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at his home at the age of 63. Mr. Jones was a 1958 graduate of Advance High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. ...
Leon Cannady (11/19/02)
Leon Cannady, the son of the late Clarence and Goldie Creason Cannady, was born in Como on Jan. 5, 1942, and died near Marble Hill on Nov. 18, 2002, at the age of 60. Mr. Cannady had lived all his life in the Parma area. He was a member of the Church of God in Parma. ...
F. Plummer (11/19/02)
Fredericka Plummer, daughter of David C. and Lizzie M. Burkhardt Preston, was born on Jan. 14, 1916, in Seymour and died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield at the age of 86. She was a member of the Elm Branch Christian Church in Aurora. ...
Lois Lee (11/19/02)
Lois Lee, daughter of the late Noah and Elvira Whitner Shell, was born on Sept. 17, 1913, and died Nov. 15, 2002, at the Advance Nursing Center at the age of 89. Mrs. Lee was a homemaker and a member of the Sturdivant General Baptist Church. On Jan. ...
Charles Schatte (11/18/02)
Charles W. "Bud" Schatte, son of the late John and Lena Miller Schatte, was born on March 12, 1933, at Advance, and died Nov. 14, 2002, at his home at the age of 69. Mr. Schatte was a farmer and a member of the Zalma Baptist Church. n July 27, 1957, he was united in marriage to Betty Kuykendall at Hernando, Miss., and she survives of the home. ...
James Norman (11/18/02)
James "Rod" Norman, son the late Hallie H. Norman and Elinor Cox Norman, was born on Feb. 11, 1927, at Dexter and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Nov. 15, 2002, at the age of 75. He was a retired farmer from the Parma area, a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. ...
James Norman (11/15/02)
James "Rod" Norman, a resident of Dexter, died on Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 75. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Anna L. Chafin (11/15/02)
Anna Chafin, daughter of the late Forest Wilson and Addie Page Wilson, was born on Nov. 6, 1928, at Fremont, Mich., and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at the age of 74. Mrs. Chafin was of the Baptist faith, and was a member of the V.F.W. ...
August Green (11/14/02)
August Albert Green, the son of the late John Albert and Besides May Shipman Green, was born near Bloomfield on Aug. 20, 1926, and died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Nov. 12, 2002, at the age of 76. Mr. Green lived his whole life in Bloomfield and was a charter member of the Bloomfield First Assembly of God Church. ...
Minnie Baker (11/14/02)
Minnie Garner Baker, the daughter of the late George Washington and Millie Nance Boyles, was born in Cardwell on Sept. 28, 1912, and died at the home of her daughter in New Madrid on Nov. 13, 2002, at the age of 90. Mrs. Baker had lived most of her life in Dexter and the last two years in New Madrid. ...
J. McGaughy (11/13/02)
Joshua Kyle McGaughy, the son of David McGaughy of Doniphan and Charles and Dena Bruner Toombs of Grandin, was born on July 20, 1981, at Poplar Bluff and died Nov. 11, 2002, at the age of 21. He was a construction worker for Rick Shipman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. ...
Minnie Garner Baker (11/13/02)
Minnie Garner Baker, age 90, and a former resident of Dexter, died at the home of her daughter Ann Strasser in New Madrid on Nov. 13, 2002. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Mary M. Beacham (11/21/02)
Mary M. Beacham, a resident of Bernie, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie. Interment will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett. A complete obituary will be published in Friday's paper...
Carl Evans (11/21/02)
Carl Evans, son of the late Elmer Evans and Mary Wiley Evans, was born on Aug. 16, 1922, at Carrier Mills, Ill., and died in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on Nov. 20, 2002, at the age of 80. Mr. Evans was a former assembly line worker for General Motors in St. ...
Oleta Miller (11/29/02)
Oleta Miller, the daughter of the late Homer P. and Kate Drewry Mathis, was born in Tippah County, Miss., on May 29, 1912, and died at the Green Haven Care Center in Springfield on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at the age of 90. She had lived in Dexter from 1939 until about seven years ago when she moved to be near her son, George M. ...
Syble Burnett (11/29/02)
Syble Burnett, the daughter of the late Joab and Mary Ellen Thompson, was born in Enola Faulkner County, Ark., on Nov. 19, 1910, and died at the Malden Nursing Center in Malden on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at the age of 92. Mrs. Burnett was a homemaker and had lived in the Parma area for 63 years. ...
Juanita Mosley (11/29/02)
Juanita L. Mosley, daughter of the late Fred Webster and Ella Wilson Sipes, was born on Nov. 19, 1920, at Cooter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at the age of 82. Mrs. Mosley was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a former employee of Naturipe in San Jose, Calif., and a resident of Dexter. ...
Syble Burnett (11/27/02)
Syble Burnett, a resident of rural Parma died at the Malden Nursing Center in Malden on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002. Graveside services are scheduled for today at the Malden City Cemetery. A full obituary will follow on a later date from Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Parma...
Juanita Mosley (11/27/02)
Juanita Mosley, a resident of Dexter, passed away on Nov. 26, 2002 in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
May Cates (11/26/02)
May Cates, age 98, a resident of Dexter, died at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Dexter Nov. 26, 2002. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Wilburn Green (11/26/02)
Wilburn Green, a resident of rural Advance, died Nov. 25, 2002, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. A full obituary will be published later...
Shirley Rodgers (11/26/02)
Shirley Rodgers, the daughter of the late Charles Benjamin and Ora Mae Hyten Burnett, was born in Charter Oak on Feb. 23, 1937, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Nov. 24, 2002, at the age of 65. Mrs. Rodgers had worked in the Parma and Essex areas all her life. ...
Judy Almond (11/26/02)
Julia Ann "Judy" Almond, the daughter of Thurman Almond and the late Juldene Long Almond, was born at Aid on June 29, 1944, and died at Dexter on Nov. 25, 2002, at the age of 58. Ms. Almond had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield community. She was a 1962 graduate of Bloomfield High School and was of the Baptist faith. ...
Flora Young (11/26/02)
Flora Belle Young, daughter of the late James Franklin Young and Lydia Ellen Mann Young, was born on Sept. 4, 1912, at Bernie and died in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on Nov. 24, 2002, at the age of 90. Miss Young was of the southern Baptist faith, a homemaker, a former resident of Caruthersville, and a current resident of Dexter. ...
Dathel Atchley (11/25/02)
Dathel E. "Bud" Atchley died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002. He was the beloved father of Romona (Alan) Swanguarim and Jeffrey Atchley; dear grandfather of Scott and Adam Swanguarim; dear great-grandfather of Audrey Swanguarim; dear brother of Lorella Stahl, Betty Dolphy, Jimmie Atchley, Darrell Stevens, Barbara Smith, Jan Schackelford, Sandra Smiley, Roger Atchley and Sherry Hogg. ...
Mary Beacham (11/22/02)
Mary Magdalene Beacham, daughter of the late Patrick Henry Wise and Nomie Haggard Wise, was born on Feb. 9, 1919, at Darden, Tenn., and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Nov. 20, 2002, at the age of 83. Mrs. Beacham was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bernie, a homemaker and a resident of Bernie. ...
Sarah Williams (11/22/02)
Sarah Denise Williams, the daughter of Wayne Coonts and Sherrie Ellis Montgomery, was born in Dexter on Dec. 21, 1977, and died southwest of Dexter due to injuries received in an automobile accident on Nov. 21, 2002, at the age of 24. Mrs. Williams had lived in Dexter most of her life. ...
August Green (11/13/02)
August A. Green, age 76 and a resident of Bloomfield, died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Nov. 12, 2002. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Betty Mouser (11/13/02)
Betty Mouser, the daughter of the late Edison and Hallie Baker Evans, was born in Dexter on Jan. 27, 1933, and died on Nov. 9, 2002, at the age of 69. Mrs. Mouser had lived in Dexter, New Jersey, California, and in Albuquerque, N.M., the past fifteen months. ...
Grace Froman (11/05/02)
Grace L. Froman, the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Vinnie Overton Gribler, was born in McGee on Oct. 12, 1911, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico on Nov. 2, 2002, at the age of 91. Mrs. Froman had lived in the Zalma area all her life until moving to Puxico seven years ago. ...
Ada Linville (11/05/02)
Ada May Linville, a resident of Dexter, was born on June 14, 1912, at Dudley and died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare Center North Campus in Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Linville had lived around Fisk and Dexter all of her life. She was a homemaker who loved to quilt and cook for her family. ...
Thelma James (11/05/02)
Thelma Louise James, the daughter of Bernie and Lillie Hindman Shell, was born on Sept. 12, 1910, at Zalma and died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 92. Mrs. James was formerly of Puxico. She had a teaching career of 38 years and retired from the Puxico School District. ...
L. Swinger, Jr. (11/05/02)
Levi Foster Swinger, Jr., son of Levi Foster Swinger, Sr. and Myrtle Rains Swinger, was born on Jan. 8, 1924, in Blytheville, Ark., and died on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at his residence in Milledgville, Ga., at the age of 78. Mr. Swinger was a member of the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. ...
Jack R. Murphy (11/05/02)
Jack R. Murphy of Carlyle, Ill., son of Homer and Cecil (Elledge) Murphy, was born in Advance on Feb. 20, 1935 and died on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at his residence. On Nov. 8, 1962, he married Bertha M. Taylor in Carlyle, and she survives of the home. ...
Lola Slaughter Waters (11/05/02)
Lola Slaughter Waters, the daughter of the late Leo and Phebe Sherills Davis, was born at Zalma on April 6, 1911, and died at the Beverly Health and rehab in Dexter on Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at the age of 91. She had lived in Dexter since 1937 and was employed at Elder Manufacturing Company for 25 years. ...
Pete Adams (11/05/02)
John Delmar "Pete" Adams, son of the late Charlie B. Adams and Sadie Ray Whitehead Adams, was born on April 8, 1920, at Powe and died in the St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis on Nov. 3, 2002, at the age of 82. Mr. Adams was a retired heavy equipment operator for Harris Ready Mix in Dexter, a veteran of the U.S. ...
Lola Slaughter Waters (11/04/02)
Lola Slaughter Waters, the daughter of the late Leo and Phebe Sherills Davis, was born at Zalma on April 6, 1911, and died at the Beverly Health and rehab in Dexter on Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at the age of 91. She had lived in Dexter since 1937 and was employed at Elder Manufacturing Company for 25 years. ...
Rex Anthony (11/04/02)
Rex Leon Anthony, son of the late Gladys Anthony Fritts, was born on July 3, 1917, at Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Nov. 1, 2002, at the age of 85. Mr. Anthony was a retired farmer and was a resident of rural Dexter. ...
Dennis Morris (11/04/02)
Dennis J. Morris, son of the late Dentist Morris and Myrtle Greer Morris, was born on April 13, 1924, at Charter Oak and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Nov. 1, 2002, at the age of 78. Mr. Morris attended the First Assembly of God Church in Bernie and was a former farmer and resident of Bernie. ...
Annie L. Presley (11/04/02)
Annie L. Presley, the daughter of the late John William and Tyma Jo Sanders Clark, was born in Alabama on June 12, 1911, and died at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, Tenn., on Oct. 31, 2002, at the age of 91. On Nov. 30, 1929, she was married to Lewe C. ...
Tincy Cookson (11/01/02)
Tincy Cookson, the daughter of the late Lee and Gennie Oller Harris, was born in White Oak, Ark., on Dec. 11, 1917, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico on Oct. 31, 2002, at the age of 84. Mrs. Cookson had lived in Puxico all her life. She was a retired cook and had worked at Doris and Sonny Jones' Restaurant and the Puxico Nutrition Center. ...
Gracie Shaw (11/01/02)
Gracie Shaw, the daughter of the late Louis and Roxie Ward Cravens, was born in Wright County on Dec. 5, 1910, and died at the Malden Nursing Center in Malden on Oct. 30, 2002, at the age of 91. Mrs. Shaw had lived in Parma all of her life. She was a retired New Madrid County Librarian. ...
Lorna Ray (11/06/02)
Lorna Ray, formerly of Bernie, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at St. Peters Manor Nursing Home in St. Peters. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie
Lena Fulkerson (11/07/02)
Lena Fulkerson, a resident of Dexter, died on Nov. 6, 2002, in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 91. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter
Jean F. Rhodes (11/12/02)
Jean F. Rhodes, the daughter of Frank and Margaret Whithington Requarth, was born Feb. 17, 1931, at St. Louis and died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 71. Mrs. Rhodes was a member of the Advance United Methodist Church and also a member of the TNT Women's Club of Advance. ...
F. McKinzie (11/12/02)
Frieda McKinzie was born on July 21, 1914, at Fisk and died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Mrs. McKinzie formerly lived at Fisk until moving to Puxico. She was a member of the Fisk Presbyterian Church. She and her husband served the city in several capacities through the years. ...
Lloyd Shanks (11/12/02)
Lloyd Shanks was born in Bell City on Aug. 20, 1919, and died at the Cypress Point Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Nov. 7, 2002, at the age of 83. Mr. Shanks was a former resident of Bell City and had lived in Dexter for the past several years. He was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church. ...
Thelbert Odum (11/12/02)
Thelbert Odum, the son of the late Joseph C. and Beulah Leah McCain Odum, was born in Hornersville on Nov. 11, 1922, and died at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston on Nov. 9, 2002, at the age of 79. Mr. Odum had lived in Essex most of his life. ...
Billy Gene Boyle (11/12/02)
Billy Gene Boyle, son of the late Luther Eli Boyle and Rosa Mae Hawkins Boyle, was born on Dec. 3, 1930, at Old Hickory, Ark., and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Nov. 10, 2002, at the age of 71. Mr. Boyle was a member of the Northside Baptist Church of Bernie and served the church as deacon, a member of the Masonic Lodge #573 of Bernie, a 32nd Degree Mason having received a 50-year pin on Oct. ...
Bobby Williams (11/11/02)
Bobby Williams, son of the late Charlie and Dollie Skeff Williams, was born on July 12, 1947 at Maynard, AR., and died at his residence in Kennett on Nov. 8, 2002 at the age of 55. Mr. Williams was a carpenter and auto repair mechanic before his illness and was of the Pentecostal faith. ...
Andrew Asbell (11/11/02)
Rev. Andrew L. Asbell, son James Christopher and Mary Melinda (Wilson) Asbell, was born June 8, 1905, in Bloomfield and died Monday. Nov. 4, 2002, at Christian Northeast Hospital in Jennings at the age of 97. Mr. Asbell was an ordained Baptist Minister and a faithful member of the Mount Zion General Baptist Church in Ferguson. ...
Elda Carlson (11/08/02)
Elda Carlson, daughter of the late Alfred Sona and Hermine Bibus Sona, was born on Nov. 16, 1918, at St. Louis and died in the Mulberry Manor at Dexter on Nov. 6, 2002, at the age of 83. Mrs. Carlson was of the Presbyterian faith, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter. ...
David Dare (11/08/02)
David Bryon Dare, son of the late Roy Bryon Dare and the late Mauden Evelyn (Pendleton) Dare, was born on Sunday, June 28, 1931, at Nogo, Ark., and died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at his residence in Hayti at the age of 71. Mr. Dare was united in marriage to Mary Rock on March 8, 1964, in Georgia, and she preceded him in death on March 15, 1977. ...
Lloyd Shanks (11/08/02)
Lloyd Shanks, 83, died at Cypress Point Healthcare Nov. 7, 2002. He lived most of his life in the Bell City area but had lived in Dexter for the past 15 years at Vintage Villa and Cypress Point Healthcare. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter...
Lorna Belle Ray (11/08/02)
Lorna Belle Ray, daughter of the late Matthew Sinclair and Chloe Jane Collins Sinclair, was born on Aug. 1, 1909, in Petersburg, Ill., and died in the St. Peters Manor Nursing Home at St. Peters on Nov. 5, 2002, at the age of 93. Mrs. Ray was a high school graduate and had been valedictorian of her class, was a member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist Church of rural Bernie, had also attended the Missionary Alliance Church of Bernie, was a seamstress at the garment factory in Malden for 20 years until her retirement, and was a former resident of Bernie. ...
L. Livingston (11/08/02)
Letha Irene Livingston, the daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha Miller Kearby, was born Sept. 22, 1911, at Datto, Ark., and died Nov. 7, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Livingston worked as a cook and nurse's aide. She was also a homemaker who enjoyed quilting, and many benefited from her talent. ...
Lena Fulkerson (11/08/02)
Lena Fulkerson, daughter of the late Edward W. Bean and Olive Taylor Bean, was born on Feb. 8, 1911, at Sikeston and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on Nov. 6, 2002, at the age of 91. Mrs. Fulkerson was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a former employee of Elder Manufacturing in Dexter and a resident of Dexter. ...
Rex Anthony (11/01/02)
Rex Anthony, a resident of Bernie, died on Nov. 1, 2002, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.