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Obituaries from June 2003

Esther Jeannette Carver (06/30/03)
Esther Jeannette Carver, daughter of the late Carol and Sylvia Goforth Carver, was born on October 1, 1942 in St. Louis and died on Thursday, June 26, 2003 at the Despres Hospital in St. Louis at the age of 60. Mrs. Carver was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. ...
D. Harding Teets (06/18/03)
D. Harding Teets, son of the late Lester and Pearl Arnett Teets, was born on March 25, 1921 at Bloomfield and died at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield on Monday, June 16, 2003 at the age of 82. Mr. Harding worked as a concrete finisher for Stites Concrete in Dexter and was a veteran of the U.S. ...
Genivea Jackson (06/18/03)
Genivea Jackson, a resident of Bernie, died on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Edward Lee Snider (06/17/03)
Dr. Edward Lee Snider, born March 10, 1930, in Stoddard County, passed away in his home in Cape Girardeau on Sunday, June 15, 2003. Dr. Snider graduated from the University of Missouri on June 5, 1962, with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and went on to own and operate Skyview Animal Clinic. ...
Jessie Burton Chalk (06/17/03)
Jessie Burton Chalk, son of the late Joe and Hattie White Chalk was born in Paragould, Ark. on September 5, 1917 and died at the Portageville Nursing Center in Portageville on Saturday, June 14, 2003 at the age of 85. Mr. Chalk was a resident of Parma since 1956. ...
Edward Robert Kirkpatrick (06/16/03)
Edward Robert Kirkpatrick, son of Zola Viola Statler Kirkpatrick and the late Benjamin Kirkpatrick, was born on Nov. 30, 1934, at Sturdivant and died at his residence in Bernie on Thursday, June 12, 2003, at the age of 68. Mr. Kirkpatrick attended the First Pentecostal Church of Bernie, had worked at the General Motors Plant in Michigan, at the Elgin Metal Casket Factory for many years and also the City of Bernie from 1977 until his retirement. ...
Edward Kirkpatrick (06/13/03)
Edward Kirkpatrick, a resident of Bernie, died on Thursday, June 12, 2003 in his residence at the age of 68. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
David Davidson (06/13/03)
David Wilburn Noles Davidson, son of the late Ira Davidson and Sarah Stamper Davidson, was born on Nov. 23, 1924, at Laurel, Miss., and died in the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Thursday, June 12, 2003, at the age of 78. ...
Charles "Chuck" Curley (06/13/03)
Charles "Chuck" Curley, the son of the late Charley and Rudie Marie Dodd Kerley, was born in Peach Orchard, Ark. on January 22, 1930 and died on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff at the age of 73. ...
Syble Marie Cravens (06/13/03)
Syble Marie Cravens, a resident of Dexter, died on Thursday, June 12, 2003 at her residence at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Genivea Jackson (06/19/03)
Genivea Jackson, daughter of the late Jacob L. Williamson and Edna Grubbs Williamson was born on December 29, 1926 at Parma and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 at the age of 76. Mrs. Jackson retired from the Brown Shoe Company in Bernie and was a resident of Bernie. ...
Steven W. Jones (06/20/03)
Steven Wray Jones, son of Stanley W. and Verna Petzoldt Jones, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at the age of 50. Steven was born March 12, 1953, in Cape Girardeau. Formerly of Dexter, he moved to Jackson in 1999. Survivors include his mother, Verna Jones of Jackson; one brother, Darrell G. ...
Ester O. Spear (06/20/03)
Ester O. Spear, daughter of the late Ralph and Bertie Crabb Spear, was born in Puxico on July 24, 1918, and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on June 19, 2003, at the age of 84. Mrs. Spear had lived in Puxico all her life. ...
Delphia Maxine Oliver (06/24/03)
Delphia Maxine Oliver, daughter of the late David Clarence Brown and Mary Angeline Cunningham Brown, was born on April 15, 1920, in Parma, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sunday, June 22, 2003, at the age of 83. Mrs. Oliver was a home-maker and a resident of Dexter. ...
Hazel G. Hyslop (06/24/03)
Hazel G. Hyslop, daughter of the late Walter Calvin and Ada Pope Watkins, was born November 14, 1912, in Aid and died Thursday, June 19, 2003 at the Ratliff Care Center at the age of 90. She was married to Ira A. Hyslop on December 8, 1928, in Jackson. ...
Willene W. Cossiart (06/24/03)
Willene W. Cossiart, daughter of the late William B. and Cora Wilkerson Warran was born on September 23, 1918 in Stoddard County and died in her home in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, June 21, 2003 at the age of 84. Mrs. Cossiart worked at Elder Manufacturing in Bloomfield and was a member of the First Christian Church in Cape Girardeau. ...
Clifford Medlin (06/24/03)
John Clifford Medlin, son of the late Lester Levi Medlin and Gracie Allen Medlin, was born on November 30, 1926, in Bernie, and died at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion, Ill. on Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at the age of 76. Mr. Medlin was a carpenter and worked in construction all over the Southeast Missouri area. ...
Karen Ruth Smith (06/24/03)
Karen Ruth Smith, daughter of Harlan and Joyce Fletcher Gillett of Appleton, Wis., was born on March 26, 1956 at Aurora, Ill. and died in the Baptist Hospital at Memphis, Tenn. on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 at the age of 47. Mrs. Smith was a part-time employee of Save-A-Lot Grocery Store in Dexter and a resident of Bloomfield. ...
Jim L. Brown (06/24/03)
Jim L. Brown, son of the late James Earl Brown and Pansy Lucille Jones Brown Hicks, was born on October 5, 1948, in Gideon and died in Bernie on Sunday, June 22, 2003, at the age of 54. Mr. Brown had worked at Specialty Engineering of Dexter and attended the Bernie General Baptist Church. ...
Imogone Brown (06/24/03)
Imogene Mann Brown, daughter of Lila Chambers Mann and the late Lowell Mann, was born in Gideon on August 29, 1932, and died in Hillsman, Mich. on June 19, 2003, at the age of 70. She was married to Eddie Brown on March 3, 1948. Mrs. Brown was employed at Puralator in Dexter in 1970. ...
Imagene Brown (06/23/03)
Imagene (Mann) Brown, daughter of Lila Chambers Mann and the late Lowell Mann, was born in Gideon on August 29, 1932, and died in Hillsman, Mich. on June 19, 2003, at the age of 70. She was married to Eddie Brown on March 3, 1948. Mrs. Brown was employed at Puralator in Dexter in 1970. ...
Karen R. Smith (06/20/03)
Karen Ruth Smith, a resident of Bloomfield, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. at the age of 47. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Jesse Willard "Jay" Whitledge (06/12/03)
Jesse Willard "Jay" Whitledge, son of the late Edward and Martha Christian Whitledge was born at Bloomfield on April 5, 1915 and passed away at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at the age of 88. Mr. Whitledge as a lifelong resident of Bloomfield, a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and the Bloomfield American Legion. ...
Syble Marie Cravens (06/16/03)
Syble Marie Cravens, daughter of the late Albert "AB" Hill and Effie Rosetta Shipman Hill, was born on March 16, 1913, in Ash Hill and died at her residence in Dexter on Thursday, June 12, 2003, at the age of 90. Mrs. Cravens was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a home-maker, and resident of Dexter. ...
Julia Yvonne Huffman Norton (06/24/03)
Julia Yvonne Huffman Norton, daughter of J.Y. and Fern Huffman, was born on November 1, 1936 and died on Friday, June 20, 2003 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. at the age of 66. On December 27, 1952 Mrs. Norton was married to Charles Norton in Pocahontas, Ark. ...
Minnie McGuire (06/11/03)
Minnie Catherine McGuire, the daughter of David and Annie Beaton House, was born March 21, 1917, at Hot Springs, Ark., and died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at the Malden Nursing Center at the age of 86. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Malden. ...
Orville Miller (06/06/03)
Orville Marion Miller, Sr., the son of the late Louis Jackson and Parthenia Delana Miller, was born in Vienna, Ill. on October 24, 1917, and died May 28, 2003, at the Arkansas Health Center in Benton, Ark., at the age of 85. Mr. Miller had lived in the Essex and Gray Ridge area before moving near Hartville. ...
Melba Jean Fry (06/06/03)
Melba Fry, daughter of the late Dave Caldwell and Elizabeth Minns Caldwell, was born on Aug. 26, 1938, at St. Louis and died at her residence in Bloomfield on Thursday, June 5, 2003, at the age of 64. Mrs. Fry was a former nurse at the University Community Hospital in Tampa, Fla., for many years before returning to Bloomfield. ...
E. Williams (06/05/03)
Everett Williams, son of the late Rufus and Birdie Williams, was born March 16, 1918, in Dexter and died May 13, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo of Henderson, Nev.; son, Lyle of Illinois; stepson, Timothy Crimmins of California; stepdaughter, Teresa Frias of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2003, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery with Hites Funeral Home handling arrangements...
Beulah Putnam (06/05/03)
Beulah Putnam, daughter of the late William M. Adkins and Molly Stevenson Adkins, was born on May 7, 1909, at St. John, Kan., and departed this life in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at the age of 94. Mrs. Putnam was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a homemaker, farmer, member of the Golden Age Quilters, and a 50-year member of the Missouri Extension Homemakers Association. ...
M. Rickman (06/04/03)
Martha "Jimmie" Rickman, the daughter of the late Bedford and Lora Elizabeth McNeil Tucker, was born in Bernie on Aug. 16, 1915, and died in the Malden Nursing Center on Tuesday, May 24, 2003, at the age of 87. Mrs. Rickman had lived in Bernie most of her life. ...
Barbara Mason (06/04/03)
Barbara Sue Mason, daughter of the late George D. Trout and Oretha C. Gilpin Trout, was born on June 20, 1949, at Broseley and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Monday, June 2, 2003, at the age of 53. Mrs. Mason was a member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist Church of rural Bernie. ...
Blane Stafford (06/04/03)
Blane Stafford, son of the late Thomas Allen Stafford and Minnie Allen Stafford, was born on September 19, 1910, in Stoddard County and died in the Vanderbilt Medical Center at Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday, May 31, 2003, at the age of 92. Mr. Stafford was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a former manager for Missouri Utilities, a former resident of Dexter and resided in Franklin, Tenn., until his death. ...
Beulah Putnam (06/04/03)
Beulah Putnam, a resident of Bloomfield, died on Tuesday, June 3, 2003, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 94. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Cletus Francis (06/03/03)
Cletus C. Francis, 77, of Kelso, was born Jan. 25, 1926, at Advance. He was the son of the late David and Lillie Murry Francis and died May 31, 2003, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Mr. Francis retired after 20 years at General Grocery Co. in St. Louis, where he was an order selector. ...
Barbara Mason (06/03/03)
Barbara Mason, a resident of Bernie, passed away on June 2, 2003, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 53. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...
David Midgett (06/06/03)
David E. Midgett, a resident of Dexter, died on Friday, June 6, 2003, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau at the age of 55. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Ralph Burnett (06/06/03)
Ralph W. Burnett, a resident of Dexter, died on Thursday, June 5, 2003, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 73. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
J.W. Whitledge (06/11/03)
J.W. Whitledge, a resident of rural Bloomfield, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Dawsey Hollis (06/11/03)
Dawsey Hollis, the son of the late Jim and Alma Virginia Hopgood Hollis, was born in Bernie on March 14, 1920 and died on Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 83. Mr. Hollis had lived in the Puxico and Bloomfield communities all his life. ...
Mark Mathis (06/10/03)
Mark Mathis, son of Carol Sue Davis Whitchurch of Poplar Bluff and the late Robert L. Mathis, was born on Aug. 30, 1965, at Sikeston and died in the Clearview Nursing Center at Sikeston on Monday, June 9, 2003, at the age of 37. He was a former truck driver for W.W. ...
Lydia Jane Green (06/10/03)
Lydia Jane Green, the daughter of Velma Gidcumb Green and the late Charles C. Green, was born in Bernie on July 23, 1947, and died at the Beverly Healthcare Center in Bloomfield on June 6, 2003, at the age of 55. Ms. Green had lived in Bernie all her life. ...
Anna May Guethle (06/10/03)
Anna May Guethle, daughter of the late Fred Sauer and Philomenia Dietsch Sauer, was born on May 20, 1922, in Dexter and departed this life at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter on June 8, 2003, at the age of 81. Mrs. Guethle was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, a former bookkeeper for Dexter Automotive, and a resident of Dexter. ...
Lydia Jane Green (06/09/03)
Lydia Jane Green, a resident of Bernie died at the Beverly Healthcare Center in Bloomfield on Friday, June 6, 2003 at the age of 56. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Grundy Turlington (06/10/03)
Charles Grundy Turlington, son of the late Charles Turlington and Emma May Hammond Turlington, was born on April 28, 1913, at Dexter and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on Monday, June 9, 2003, at the age of 90. Mr. Turlington was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a retired painter, a former maintenance employee for the Dexter Post Office, a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in World War II, a member of the Kenady-Hanks American Legion Post #59, the NARFE Postal Association, a member of the Southeast Missouri Baseball Hall of Fame and a resident of Dexter. ...
Ralph W. Burnett (06/09/03)
Ralph W. Burnett, son of the late Thomas Clarence Burnett and Tiny Augusta Bollinger Burnett was born on March 30, 1930 at Grayridge and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare on Thursday, June 5, 2003 at the age of 73. Mr. Burnett was a member of the Faith Fellowship Church in Dexter, a retired carpenter and a resident of Dexter. ...
David Earl Midgett (06/09/03)
David Earl Midgett, son of the late Harry J. Midgett and Lila McGowen Midgett, was born on June 7, 1947, at Poplar Bluff and departed this life in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Friday, June 6, 2003, at the age of 55. Mr. Midgett was a former maintenance employee for the Dexter Public Schools, a member of Dexter Masonic Lodge #532, a member of the Scottish Rite of Free Masonry Valley of St. ...
Patty J. Owens (06/09/03)
Patty J. Owens, daughter of the late Francis and Edith Wright Dyer, was born in Bell City on May 30, 1925 and died at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter on Thursday, June 5, 2003 at the age of 78. Mrs. Owens had lived in Bell City, spent 32 years in St. ...
James Lloyd Moore (06/09/03)
James Lloyd Moore, son of the late Jacob and Nettie Turner Moore was born at Advance on December 9, 1938 and died at his home in Advance on Friday, June 6, 2003 at the age of 64. Mr. Moore was a retired farmer and a member of Father's Arms Fellowship Church in Scott City. ...
William Pyles (06/02/03)
William Richard Pyles, commonly referred to as Rick or Bill, formerly of Clarkston, Michigan, went to be with the Lord on May 29, 2003. He peacefully passed away at 4:30 P.M. in his Arbyrd, Mo home with his wife, Sherry, and daughter-in-law, Betty-Lynn, by his side. ...