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Obituaries from August 2003

Kenneth Ray White (08/26/03)
Kenneth Ray White, the son of the late Andrew and Clara Belle Poole White, was born in Princeton, Ky., on Sept. 5, 1929, and died at the Clearview Nursing and Rehab Center in Sikeston on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003, at the age of 73...
Lottie Mae Sibole (08/26/03)
Lottie Mae Sibole, a resident of Dexter, died on Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, in the Beverly Health Rehabilitation Center in Dexter at the age of 95...
Mildred Donica (08/26/03)
Mildred Donica, a resident of Dexter, died on Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 83...
Flora Mae Conaway (08/21/03)
Flora Mae Conaway, a resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, in the Cypress Point Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 96. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be published later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Randall Evan "Moe" Pippins (08/20/03)
Randall Evan "Moe" Pippins, son of Marie Craft Pippins and the late Arthur Alta Pippins, was born Jan. 29, 1958, at St. Charles, Ill., and died at his residence in Poplar Bluff on Monday, Aug. 18, 2003, at the age of 45. Survivors include one son, Brian Randall Pippins of Elgin, Ill.; one daughter, Jaime Marie Owsley of Elgin, Ill.; his mother, Marie Pippins of Bernie; four brothers, Phillip Pippins of Arnold, Jeff Pippins of Bernie, Gregory Pippins of Dexter, and Kirk Pippins of Springdale, Ark.; four sisters, Bonnie Mitchem of Ironwood, Mich., Barbara Lamar of Malden, Lisa Mahlum and Linda Aguilar, both of Bernie; and three grandchildren. ...
Jack Harris (08/20/03)
John W. "Jack" Harris, son of Thelma Williams Harris of Dexter and the late Floyd Harris, was born on Feb. 12, 1943, at Detroit, Mich., and departed this life in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at the age of 60. ...
Dale Anderson (08/20/03)
Dale Anderson of Wappapello, formerly of Dexter, died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter.
Robert Van Fowler (08/19/03)
Robert V. Fowler, son of the late James Robert Fowler and Pearl Iva Cecil Fowler, was born on Nov. 27, 1934, at Risco and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, at the age of 68. Mr. Fowler was a service technician for Chrisman Oil in Dexter for 28 years, affiliated with Big Ridge General Baptist Church in Matthews and a resident of Dexter. ...
Everett Wilson (08/19/03)
Everett Wilson, son of the late John A. Wilson and Stella Hodge Wilson, was born on Sept. 8, 1912, near Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003, at the age of 90. Mr. Wilson was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a former employee of Sisler Hardware and Edward's Hardware in Dexter and a resident of Dexter. ...
Thelma Lurana Rogers (08/19/03)
Thelma Lurana Rogers, 91, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Princeton, Ind., died on the evening of Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, at the CedarGate Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Rogers was born July 22, 1912, in Rossville, Kan., to Ernest Whitfield and Mary Frances Peters. ...
Marjorie Mae McAllister (08/19/03)
Marjorie Mae McAllister, the daughter of the late Lewis E. and Erma Jane Alexander McLean, was born in Freeland, Mich., on Nov. 1, 1924, and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, at the age of 78. ...
Mary Madeline Woodruff (08/19/03)
Mary Madeline Woodruff, the daughter of the late Logan W. and Mildred Hutchcraft Clark, was born in Dudley on April 28, 1923, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at the age of 80. Mrs. Woodruff had lived in Puxico most of her life. ...
Betty Brannock (08/20/03)
Betty Joe Brannock, daughter of the late Gordon Young and Mildred Neal Young, was born on Oct. 12, 1924, at Dexter and died in the Kindred Hospital at St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003, at the age of 78. Mrs. Brannock was a homemaker and a resident of Dexter. ...
Cletis James Grace (08/20/03)
Cletis James Grace, the son of the late Tommy and Minnie Hunt Grace, was born in Parma on April 22, 1919, and died Aug. 14, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 84. Mr. Grace had lived in Parma and Sikeston for many years. ...
Ernest David Malkowski (08/25/03)
Ernest David Malkowski, the son of Victor Malkowski and Lorrie Bunker Jorgenson, was born in St. Louis on Nov. 10, 1960, and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003, at the age of 42. Mr. Malkowski was a native of St. ...
Kenneth White (08/25/03)
Kenneth White, a resident of Morehouse, Mo., died Aug. 23, 2003 in the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse.
Flora Mae Conaway (08/22/03)
Flora Mae Conaway, daughter of the late Joe J. Wells and Sarah Elizabeth Grimes Wells, was born on July 29, 1907, at Clifton, Tenn., and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare at Dexter on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at the age of 96. Mrs. Conaway was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Dexter, a homemaker and resident of Dexter. ...
Dale Anderson (08/22/03)
Dale E. Anderson, the son of the late Floyd and Alta Wilfong Anderson, was born near Dexter on Nov. 6, 1926, and died on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff at the age of 76. Mr. Anderson had lived in Wappapello since 1990. ...
Mary Catherine Dill Owensby (08/22/03)
Mary Catherine Dill Owensby, 81, a resident of Mexico and formerly of East Prairie, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico. She was born July 26, 1922, at Huntingdon, Tenn., to the late Isiah Earl and Birchard Bennett Dill. ...
Dena Page-Johnson (08/22/03)
Dena Page-Johnson was born Dec. 18, 1960, at St. Charles, Ill., and died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, at her home in Dexter at the age of 42. She came to Dexter a few years ago. She had lived in Belvidere, Ill., where she had worked as a nurse. Surviving are her mother Patsy Carter of Sebering, Fla.; one sister, Janet Lee of Linn Creek; two brothers, Robert Page of Phoenix, Ariz., and John Carter, Jr. ...
Nadine Robison (08/22/03)
Nadine Robison, 79, of Advance, was born Feb. 1, 1924, at Hurricane Fork, the daughter of the late Bland and Minnie Welker Long, and died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was a homemaker and attended Bethel General Baptist Church near Advance. ...
Garry Lee Hess (08/21/03)
Garry Lee Hess, 51, of Advance, was born April 4, 1952, at Painton, the son of the late Robert D. Hess, Sr., and Vilamae Spillman, and died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was a parts manager at Nelson Tractor in Sikeston. ...
Betty Joe Brannock (08/18/03)
Betty J. Brannock, a resident of Dexter, died on Saturday, August 16, 2003 in the Kindred Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 78. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Mary Madeline Woodruff (08/18/03)
Mary Madeline Woodruff, 80, of Puxico died Friday, August 15, 2003 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., She was the widow of Sam Woodruff and will be buried in the Taylor Cemetery near Essex, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Puxico...
Mary Young (08/14/03)
Mary Young, age 73, of Wappapello, died at her home on Aug. 13, 2003. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico.
Betty Jo Toutcheque (08/06/03)
Betty Jo Toutcheque, age 35 of Clute, Texas, formerly of Bloomfield and Dexter, died at her home on Monday, Aug. 4, 2003. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Imogene L. Davis (08/05/03)
Imogene L. Davis, the daughter of the late Earnest and Lela Marvel Steele, was born in Hartman, Ark., on Sept. 22, 1930, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003, at the age of 72. Mrs. Davis had lived in Lindsay, Calif., and moved to Dexter in 1978. ...
Betty L. Crouch (08/05/03)
Betty L. Crouch, a resident of Springfield, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at St. Johns Regional Health Center in Springfield. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2003, at First and Calvary Presbyterian Church in Springfield. Interment followed in White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Springfield...
Josie Marie Smith (08/04/03)
Marie Smith, daughter of the late Joseph Louray Grayum and Ethel Jennette Jordon Grayum, was born on Sept. 17, 1912, at Bernie and departed this life on Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at the age of 90. Mrs. Smith had been an interior decorator during her life and was especially accomplished at painting and wallpapering. ...
Kenny E. Wills (08/04/03)
Kenny E. Wills, 38, of McGee, was born April 1, 1965, at Granite City, Ill., the son of Bill Wills and Karen Donithan, and died Thursday, July 31, 2003, at his home. He was a construction worker and a member of Brush Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include his father, Bill Wills of McGee; his mother, Karen Shaffer of Milton, Ill.; a son, Billy Wills of McGee; a daughter, April Wills of McGee; and a sister, Donna Bohn of St. ...
Mina L. Riddle (08/04/03)
Mina L. Riddle, a resident of Puxico, was born Nov. 6, 1930, in Holcomb and died Friday, July 31, 2003, at Three River North at the age of 72. She had retired from Brown Shoe Company in Bernie, and was a member of Corinth General Baptist Church in Puxico. ...
H. Lloyd Harris (08/04/03)
H. Lloyd Harris, 77, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Advance, was born Oct. 17, 1925, the son of the late Monroe and Rowena Pixley Harris, and died Thursday, July 31, 2003, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Mr. Harris was the owner of Harris Family Kentucky Fried Chicken. ...
Harriett Emily Cook (08/04/03)
Harriett Emily Cook, daughter of the late Jessie Lee cook and Miranda Ann Neely Cook, was born on June 7, 1923 at Bernie, Mo., and died at her residence in Poplar Bluff on August 1, 2003, at the age of 80. Miss Cook was of the General Baptist Fair, a retired registered nurse having worked at St. ...
Joyce Lynn Weber (08/08/03)
Joyce Lynn Weber, daughter of the late Robert S. MacDonald and Aline Elam MacDonald, was born in Malden, Mo., on November 11, 1930 and died on Friday, August 8, 2003 at her home in Dexter at the age of 72. Mrs. Weber lived in Southeast Missouri most her life and moved to Dexter, Mo., in 1944. ...
Danny Griffin (08/08/03)
Danny Griffin was born IN Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 15, 1988, and died at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003, at the age of 14 as the result of a bull riding accident. He was a resident of Bloomfield and a student at Bloomfield High School. ...
Joyce Adele Ezell Griffin (08/11/03)
Joyce Adele Ezell Griffin, the daughter of the late John Delbert and Nellie June Kutchin Ezell, was born in St. Francis, Ark., on Dec. 11, 1937, and died at the Washington County Memorial Hospital in Potosi on Friday, Aug. 8, 2003, at the age of 65. ...
Lowell Throgmorton (08/14/03)
Lowell Throgmorton, the son of Albert and Edna Nettles Throgmorton, was born in Piggott, Ark., on Aug. 24, 1924, and died at his home in Bloomfield on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at the age of 78. Mr. Throgmorton had lived in the Bloomfield and Dexter areas for 57 years. ...
Earl Vernon Carroll (08/14/03)
Earl Vernon Carroll, the son of the late Roy Jasper and Edna Lucinda Dickens Carroll, was born in Harviell on April 20, 1929, and died on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at the John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 74. Mr. Carroll was a life-long resident of Southeast Missouri and had been a resident of Dexter for the past 14 years. ...
Lowell Throgmorton (08/13/03)
Lowell Throgmorton, a resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at his residence at the age of 78. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
June Kelley (08/13/03)
June Kelley, the daughter of the late Thurma and Irene Edwards Kitchen, was born in Puxico on Dec. 28, 1929, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at the age of 73. Mrs. Kelley had lived in St. Louis for 35 years and had lived in Puxico the remainder of her life. ...
Lawrence Henry Flowers (08/13/03)
Lawrence Henry Flowers, the son of the late Henry and Bertie DePriest Flowers, was born in Steele on April 5, 1931, and died on Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at his home near Parma at the age of 72. Mr. Flowers had lived in the Parma area since 1979. He was a self-employed carpenter. ...
Mary Jane Wilson (08/12/03)
Mary J. Wilson, daughter of the late Osmer Lee Riddell and Sarah Emmaline Sexton Riddell, was born on Dec. 29, 1926, at Mt. Judea, Ark., and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at the age of 76. Mrs. Wilson was one of the founding members of the First Assembly of God Church in Bernie, a loving mother and housewife, and a resident of Bernie for many years. ...
Kenny Moore (08/12/03)
Kenny Moore, the son of the late Roy and Velma Walker Moore, was born in Bloomfield on Nov. 1, 1948, and died Friday, Aug. 8, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 54. Mr. Moore had lived in the Puxico area his whole life. He was a maintenance worker for the City of Puxico. ...
Danny Griffin (08/11/03)
Danny Griffin was born in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 15, 1988, and died at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003 at 6:30 a.m., at the age of 14 as the result of a bull riding accident. He was a resident of Bloomfield and a student at Bloomfield High School. ...
Betty Jo Toutcheque (08/07/03)
Betty Jo Toutcheque, daughter of Lowell Lewis and Mary Ellis Massingill, was born at Poplar Bluff on April 13, 1968, and went to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 4, 2003, at her home in Clute, Texas, at the age of 35. She was a former resident of Bloomfield and Dexter. ...
Ruby Myers (08/01/03)
Ruby Katherine Myers, daughter of the late Richard Burke and Leona Rose Burke, was born on June 29, 1915, at Acorn Ridge and died on Thursday, July 31, 2003, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 88. Mrs. Myers was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter, a retired employee of Elder Manufacturing Company at Dexter and a resident of Dexter. ...
Josie M. Smith (08/01/03)
Josie Smith, a resident of Bernie, died on Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, in the Beverly Healthcare Center in Bloomfield at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...