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Obituaries from March 2004

Bobby Okerleen Cunningham (03/31/04)
Bobby Okerleen Cunningham, the daughter of the late Robert Andrew Denson and Nebraska J. Denson of Kennett, was born in Kennett on April 30, 1931, and died at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett on Monday, March 29, 2004, at the age of 72. Mrs. Cunningham had lived in Parma since 1972. She had also lived in Germany, Alaska, Kansas, Georgia, Maryland and Kennett. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma...
Henry Cox (03/31/04)
Henry Cox, son of the late Jessie Harrison Cox and Berdie Edmonson Cox, was born on Dec. 3, 1917, at Puxico and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at the age of 86. Mr. Cox was a member of the Liberty Hill Baptist Church, a retired farmer and a resident of rural Dexter...
Thomas Smith (03/31/04)
Thomas Smith, a resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2004, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be published later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Bobby Okerleen Cunningham (03/30/04)
Bobby Okerleen Cunningham, the daughter of Nebraska J. Denson of Kennett and the late Robert Andrew Denson, was born in Kennett on April 30, 1931, and died at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett on Monday, March 29, 2004, at the age of 72. Mrs. Cunningham had lived in Parma since 1972. She had also lived in Germany, Alaska, Kansas, Georgia, Maryland and Kennett. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma...
Burleigh Spitler (03/30/04)
Burleigh E. Spitler, 72, of Miner died on Monday, March 29, 2004, at 8:25 a.m. at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 20, 1932, in Lamar, Ark., to the late Harley and Minnie Davis Spitler. He retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years of service having served in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam era. He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and D.A.V. in Dexter and was also a member of the Elks, American Legion and Eagles...
Ruth Richardson (03/30/04)
Mable Ruth Richardson, 77, a resident of Malden, was born Jan. 10, 1927, in Painton, the daughter of the late Thomas Carl Cooper and Eliza Shaffer Cooper, and died Friday, March 26, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. On April 19,1952, she was united in marriage to Abner Driver Richardson at Piggott, Ark., and he preceded her in death on July 8, 1977...
Jacob Lane Vaughn (03/30/04)
Infant Jakob Lane Vaughn, the son of Jason and Brandi Griggs Vaughn, was stillborn in Poplar Bluff on Friday, March 26, 2004, at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus. Surviving are his parents, Jason and Brandi Vaughn of Dexter; paternal grandparents, Wayne and Sylvia Kersey of Dexter; Rolla Lee Vaughn of Iola, Kan.; maternal grandparents, Lori Shadwell of Raymore, Jeff Griggs of Sweet Springs; Charles and Mary Powell of Dudley; maternal great-grandparents, Eunice Kazmierczak of Raymore and Joe Griggs of Concordia.. ...
Jacob Lane Vaughn (03/29/04)
Jacob Lane Vaughn, infant son of Jason and Brandi Vaughn was dead at birth March 26, 2004 at Three Rivers Hospital in Poplar Bluff. Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Sylvia Kersey of Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter...
Marjorie L. Edwards (03/26/04)
Marjorie Edwards, daughter of Rachel McClard Barker and the late William Albert Barker, was born on Dec. 14, 1932, in Dexter and died at her residence in Dexter on Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at the age of 71. Ms. Edwards was a member of the First Christian Church in Dexter, secretary of the First Christian Church in Dexter, a member of Stoddard County Service Organizations, and lived in Dexter most of her life...
Marge Edwards (03/25/04)
Marge Edwards, of Dexter, died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral home in Dexter.
Jack Oliver (03/24/04)
Deslin "Jack" Oliver, son of the late James Harvey Oliver and Barbara Burrow Oliver, was born on Nov. 3, 1917, at Townley and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, March 22, 2004, at the age of 86. Mr. Oliver attended the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter, was a foreman in a shoe factory from 1945-1963. He then operated a used car lot and service station and was a resident of Dexter...
Jack Oliver (03/23/04)
Deslin E. "Jack" Oliver, a resident of Dexter, died on Monday, March 22, 2004, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 86. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Mary Anna Duer (03/23/04)
Mary Anna Duer of Jacksonvile, Fla., formerly of Puxico, returned to her Lord in her home in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, March 20, 2004. She was born Oct. 31, 1912, in Blue Springs. She was married to Milo Duer Sept. 30, 1937, and he preceded her in death on March 16, 1991...
Prentis Moore (03/23/04)
Prentis Moore, 82, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Bernie, died March 21, 2004, at 8:55 p.m. at Western Baptist Hospital. Mr. Moore was a native of Powe and served in the Army during World War II as a clerk in the Office of Strategic Services, and he retired after 30 years of service as a timekeeper for Union Carbide...
Pearl Hill (03/23/04)
Pearl Hill, daughter of the late Peter Parrish and Mable Fannie Hargrove Parrish, was born on July 12, 1906, at Puxico and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Friday, March 19, 2004, at the age of 97. Mrs. Hill was a member of Sadler Chapel Methodist Church at Dexter, a homemaker and resident of Dexter...
Ona Hill (03/22/04)
Ona Hill, a resident of Dexter, died on March 19, 2004, atMissouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 97. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Robie Richard "Dickey" Quinn (03/22/04)
Robie Richard "Dickey" Quinn was born Sept. 4, 1946, in Bernie and died March 10, 2004, at the age of 57. He is survived by his wife, Ann Quinn; daughter, Kelly Quinn; son, Robie Quinn; step-daughter, Mary Chaffee and husband, Ty, all of Spokane, Wash.; step-daughter, Christina Fisher and husband Matt of Coos Bay, Ore.; mother, Carrie Quinn; brother, Donald Gene Quinn and wife Rose of Bernie; sister, Sondra Kay Francis and husband Don of Dexter; three grandchildren, Kylie Quinn, Corey Quinn, Robbi Quinn; one step-grandchild, Trenton Fisher; numerous nieces and nephews; and countless friends.. ...
Rosa Belle Pruett (03/19/04)
Rosa Belle Pruett, daughter of the late W.D. and Stella Carson Walker, was born in the Vinson Community of Stoddard County on Dec. 6, 1919, and died at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at the age of 84. Mrs. ...
Rosa Belle Pruett (03/18/04)
Rosa Belle Pruett, a resident of Bloomfield, died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home.
Mary Hancock (03/17/04)
Mary Hancock, the daughter of the late Emerson and Bertha Akers Kitchen, was born in Puxico on July 21, 1927, and died at the Three Rivers Healthcare Facility North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Monday, March 15, 2004, at the age of 76. Mrs. Hancock had lived all her life in Puxico. She was a deputy tax collector for Duck Creek Township for 14 years. She was a member of the Duck Creek Missionary Baptist Church for 40 years. Her hobbies included cooking, gardening and being with her family...
Ethel Marie McClung (03/17/04)
Ethel Marie McClung, daughter of the late John Henry Nash and Edna White Nash, was born Nov. 23, 1918, at LaPanto, Ark., and died in the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus at Poplar Bluff on Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at the age of 85. Mrs. McClung was a member of the Essex Church of Christ, a homemaker and resident of rural Parma...
Imogene B. Glass (03/17/04)
Imogene B. Glass, daughter of the late Joseph Walker Henry and Bertha Ola Burton Henry, was born on Aug. 29, 1920, in Jonesboro, Ark., and died in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at the age of 83. Mrs. Glass was a homemaker, a member of the Bernie Missionary Alliance Church and a resident of Bernie...
Mary K. Hancock (03/16/04)
Mary K. Hancock of Puxico died at the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff on Monday, March 15, 2004, at the age of 76. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico.
Ethel McClung (03/16/04)
Ethel McClung, a resident of rural Parma, died on Tuesday, March 16, 2004, in the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus at Poplar Bluff at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Robert C. Buck, Jr. (03/16/04)
Robert C. Buck, Jr., 74, of Naples, Fla., and Flint, Mich., died Thursday, March 11, 2004, in Naples, Fla. He had been a resident since the mid-80's coming from Cleveland, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp 1950-1953. He was graduated from John Marshall School of Law and then became a longtime partner in the law firm of Quant, Giffles, Buck and Rodgers in Cleveland, Ohio. ...
Jewel Dean Grady (03/16/04)
Jewel Dean Grady, daughter of the late J.B. Grady and Vandora Haddock Grady, was born on June 14, 1927, at Batesville, Ark., and died in Dexter on Sunday, March 14, 2004, at the age of 76. Ms. Grady was a member of the Bernie Church of Christ, a graduate of Harding University in Searcy, Ark., with a Bachelors Degree, and receiving a Masters Degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, retiring as a Home Economist. ...
Zelda D. Mohrstadt (03/16/04)
Zelda Doral Mohrstadt, 88, of Warrenton, formerly of Advance, was born July 5, 1915, in Advance, the daughter of the late Edward and Alma Galloway Zimmer, and died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake St. Louis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Advance Methodist Church, the Extension Homemakers Association, Women's Study Club, and the Eastern Star, all of Advance. She was a former librarian in the Advance Public Library during the 1950's...
Lucille Bennett (03/16/04)
Lucille Bennett, the daughter of the late Roosevelt and Sylvia Estele Ramsey Hart, was born near Parma on July 4, 1927, and died at her home in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, March 13, 2004, at the age of 76. Mrs. Bennett had lived most of her life in Bloomfield and Dexter and had lived in Cape Girardeau the past two years. ...
Carolyn J. McRoy (03/16/04)
Carolyn J. McRoy, the daughter of the late Leonard and Dessie Parks Lindsey, was born at Eminence on March 12, 1946, and died at her home in Florissant on Friday, March 12, 2004, at the age of 58. Mrs. McRoy had spent most of her life in the St. Louis area. She was a member of Calvary Tabernacle Church in Florissant and a very active member of the Ladies Auxiliary...
Pearl Jackson (03/15/04)
Pearl Jackson, 84, of Cape Girardeau, was born Dec. 16, 1919, at Greenbrier, the daughter of the late Harrison and Dorothy Swick Cato, and died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She and Leland "Jack" Jackson were united in marriage on Dec. 21, 1938, at Marble Hill, and he survives of the home...
Joseph Johnson (03/15/04)
Joseph Johnson, 61, was born at Hermondale, Mo., on July 12, 1942, the son of the late Annie Mae Hughes, and died Sunday, March 7, 2004, 2004, at the Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Johnson was an owner and operator of a barber shop for many years...
Dallas (Bud) Pruitt (03/12/04)
Dallas (Bud) Pruitt, son of the late Oscar and Myrtle Pruitt, a resident of Santa Barbara, Calif., and a former resident of Missouri, died on Feb. 22, 2004, after a long battle with many serious illnesses. Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Patricia; his step-son, Terry Power; five children, Anita Sheridan, Chris Pruitt, Robin Tilleman, Liz Horrex, and Craig Pruitt; two brothers, Farrell Pruitt of Pleasanton, Calif., and Clell Pruitt of Park Hills; and one sister, Geraldine Ridenhower of Marion, Ill; and 10 grandchildren.. ...
David Richard Waller (03/11/04)
David Richard Waller, 51, of Warsaw, died suddenly Sunday, March 7, 2004, at the Bothwell Regional Health Care Center in Sedalia. He was born April 27, 1952, at Bonne Terre, the son of Clarence and Mary Kirby Waller. He grew up in the Salem and Vibernum areas and graduated from Salem High School in 1970. In 1974 he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Fisheries Management from the University of Missouri-Columbia...
Edward (Ed) Riggins (03/11/04)
Edward (Ed) Riggins, son of the late Jack and Rose Issac Riggins was born Sept. 1, 1933, at Parma and died Jan. 16, 2004, at the Jefferson Barracks Hmospital in St. Louis at the age of 70. He spent his early life at Dudley then moved to California where he worked for Hughes Air Craft for a number of years. He lived in Illinois for the past 16 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a retired construction worker...
Gregory Eaton (03/10/04)
Gregory Eaton, son of Billy and Jessie Enlow Eaton of Blytheville, Ark., was born on Oct. 17, 1960, at Oahu, Hawaii, and died at Baptist Memorial Hospital at Blytheville, Ark., on Monday, March 8, 2004, at the age of 43. He was a former clerk in the hotel industry, a veteran of the United States Air Force and a resident of Blytheville...
Doris A. Griffin (03/10/04)
Doris A. Griffin, the daughter of the late Enrique and Manuela Gonzalez Cuevas, was born in Panama City, Panama, on Oct. 19, 1939, and died at her home in St. Louis on Monday, March 8, 2004, at the age of 64. Mrs. Griffin was a former resident of Dexter and had lived in St. Louis the past 15 years. She had attended various fellowship churches and was a member of Women's Aglow...
Ethel Kelley (03/10/04)
Ethel Virgie Kelley, daughter of the late Ira Young and Lucy Stafford Young, was born May 27, 1909, at Clines Island and died in her residence near Dexter on March 6, 2004, at the age of 94. She was united in marriage to Charles Kelley on Aug. 3, 1929, at Clines Island. Mr. Kelley preceded her in death on June 14, 1980...
Charles Edward Hornback (03/10/04)
Charles Edward Hornback, 67, a resident of Anaheim, Calif., died Feb. 15, 2004. He was born Jan. 21, 1937, in Mississippi County to the late William and Beulah Martin Hornback. A graduate of Charleston High School, he was baptized at the First Baptist Church in Charleston. ...
Gregory Eaton (03/09/04)
Gregory Eaton, a former resident of Essex, died in Baptist Memorial Hospital at Blytheville, Ark., on Monday, March 8, 2004, at the age of 43. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Joe Walton Dudley (03/09/04)
Joe Walton Dudley, son of the late Russell "Chic" Dudley and Cassie Walton Dudley, was born on April 22, 1940, at Braggadocio and died at his residence in Steele on Sunday, March 7, 2004, at the age of 63. Mr. Dudley was an insurance adjuster for Shield of Shelter and a former resident of Dexter...
Mary Estes Banas (03/09/04)
Mary Estes Banas, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Thursday, March 04, 2004. She was a resident of College Harbor Retirement Center in St. Petersburg, Fla., for the last seven years. Before moving to St. Petersburg, she lived in Winter Haven, Fla., with her husband, the late Rudolph Banas...
Madeleine Smith (03/09/04)
Madeleine Smith, daughter of the late Timothy Frogge Traylor and Stella Stewart Traylor, was born Oct. 20, 1909, at Charleston and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, March 8, 2004, at the age of 94. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Bernie United Methodist Church, a former teacher in the Bernie School District, a member of the United Methodist Women and a resident of Bernie...
Sylvia M. Gibson (03/09/04)
Sylvia M. Gibson, the daughter of Virgie Lanning Gibson Larue and the late Tom Gibson, was born in Tallapoosa on May 3, 1922, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sunday, March 7, 2004, at the age of 81. Mrs. Gibson had lived in Bloomfield most of her life. She was affiliated with the Baptist church...
Augusta Johnson Shackleford (03/09/04)
Augusta Johnson Shackleford, the daughter of the late Jesse W. and Clara Freeman Bowers, was born in Stone Hill on March 12, 1914, and died at the St. Peter's Manor in St. Peters on Saturday, March 6, 2004, at the age of 89. Mrs. Shackleford had lived in St. ...
William Vernon Brewer (03/08/04)
William Vernon Brewer, son of the late Delbert Brewer and Martha Petty Brewer, was born July 4, 1926 in Lilbourn, Mo., and died on Friday, March 5, 2004, at his home in Clarkton at the age of 77. Mr. Brewer was a carpenter, and a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clarkton and the Parma VFW. He was married to Willine Nunn on December 12, 1964; the couple later divorced...
Harlin Edward Kennedy (03/08/04)
Harlin Edward Kennedy, 83, of Wardell, formerly Advance, was born Feb. 8, 1921, at Oran, the son of the late Arthur and Mary Lawson Kennedy, and died Wednesday, March 4, 2004, at the Gideon Care Center. He had worked as a baker for Bunny Bread. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II...
Lottie Vandalley Hunt (03/08/04)
Lottie Vandalley Hunt, 87, of Marston, the daughter of the late William Lester Gribble and Rosie Ellen Clark Gribble, was born April 6, 1916, in Stamps, Ark., and died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at her residence in Marston. On Nov. 23, 1937, she was united in marriage to Claude "Shortie" Hunt at Caruthersville, and he preceded her in death on July 29, 1966...
Mary Banas (03/08/04)
Mary Banas, a resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, died on March 4, 2004 at the age of 98. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Ines Marie Owens Mincey (03/05/04)
Ines Marie Owens Mincey, 89, a resident of Malden, the daughter of Riley Thacker and Maggie Moore Thacker, was born Oct. 24, 1914, in Advance and died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare of Dexter. She was first married to W.H. "Big Boy" Owens on Sept. 9, 1933, at Campbell. He preceded her in death on Sept. 20, 1981. She later married Cecil Mincey on July 3, 1988, and he preceded her in death in August of 1997...
Arthur W. Dunning (03/05/04)
Arthur W. Dunning, son of the late John Joseph Dunning and Millie Elledge Dunning, was born on Aug. 27, 1932, at Advance, and died in his residence at Dexter on Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at the age of 71. Mr. Dunning attended the First Pentecostal Church at Dexter, was a former construction worker, a veteran of the United States Air Force and a resident of Dexter...
Who's that knocking on our door? (03/04/04)
Dear Pat, A newspaper story about a gated mobile home park made me wonder what a life of exclusivity would be like. Down on South Lorimier Street, we are the hoi polloi. We like everyone to come and go as they please. We're a free fire zone. We get a rush out of squealing tires and dreadnought cars pummeling the neighborhood with lethal bass notes. Who wouldn't?...
Arthur W. Dunning (03/04/04)
Arthur W. Dunning, a resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 71. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Margaret Ann Klipper (03/03/04)
Margaret Ann Klipper, the daughter of the late William and Essie Hannah Denton Klipper, was born near Birch Tree on Feb. 11, 1920, and died at the Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston on Monday, March 1, 2004, at the age of 84. Ms. Klipper had lived in the Farmington area for many years, moved to Dexter eight years ago, and entered Hunter Acres in Sikeston two months ago. She was a Baptist and had worked in an airplane factory in her early years...
Kay Laminack (03/03/04)
Kay Laminack, the daughter of the late Ora Lee and Mildred Faye Woodson Stroud was born in Parma on March 30, 1941, and died on Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at the age of 62. Mrs. Laminack had lived many years in Morehouse and had also lived in Texas and Illinois. ...
Howard D. Garner (03/03/04)
Howard Duane Garner, 76, was born June 13, 1927, in Calico Rock, Ark., to the late Howard T. and Gladys Burns Garner, and died of cancer on Monday, March 1, 2004, in Little Rock, Ark. He was married to the late Emma Jean Gibbons of Bernie for 47 years and resided in Dexter for over 40 years...
Gary Dean Sitz (03/02/04)
Gary Dean Sitz, 64, of Advance, was born Jan. 24, 1939, at Advance, the son of the late Milo and Ruth Robison Sitz, and died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He had worked at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance and also Advance RIV Schools for many years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Dalton Francis (03/02/04)
Dalton Francis, longtime resident of Butler and Stoddard County, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at the Missouri Veteran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 3, 1921, at Arkadelphia, Ark. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church of Dexter and Puxico V.F.W.. He was a first sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and a retired supervisor at Ozark Border...
Lottie Pippins (03/02/04)
Lottie Pippins, daughter of the late W.F. Summers and M.V. Hollis Summers, was born June 16, 1910, at Bernie and died in the Four Fountains Nursing Home in Belleville, Ill., on Monday, March 1, 2004, at the age of 93. Mrs. Pippins was a former employee of Brown Shoe Company in Bernie, a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church, and currently a resident of Belleville, Ill...
Lyman Azbill (03/02/04)
Lyman H. Azbill, son of the late Amer Taylor Azbill and Mozell Allison Azbill, was born June 7, 1926, at Holland and died in the Arkansas Methodist Hospital at Paragould on Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at the age of 77. Mr. Azbill was a former farmer at Parma, the former owner of the Western Auto Store in Tuckerman, Ark., the former owner of the Service Soft Water Conditioning Company in Paragould, a former owner/operator truck driver, a veteran of the United State Army Air Force in World War II serving as a gunner on a B-17, a third degree Mason, a member of the Browns Chapel Baptist Church at Paragould and a resident of Paragould.. ...
Howard Garner (03/02/04)
Howard D. Garner, a resident of Dexter, died in Little Rock, Ark., on Monday, March 1, 2004, at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are being planned for Friday at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter. A complete obituary will follow in Wednesday's paper...
Sammy Thomann (03/01/04)
Samantha Camille "Sammy" Thomann, age 83, of Sikeston, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at 5 a.m. at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born on March 7, 1920, in Portageville to the late Benjamin Arthur and Lillie Mae Bodi Tanner. She was the supervisor of the sewing department for 32 years at International Shoe Company and then worked in the cafeteria at Sikeston Junior High School until her retirement. ...
Vendol Abernathy (03/01/04)
Vendol Abernathy, the son of the late Joseph Samual and Sarah Elizabeth Abernathy, was born in Poplar Bluff on Oct. 3, 1929, and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at the age of 74. Mr. Abernathy had lived in Morehouse for most of his life. He was a retired truck driver. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War and was a member of the Oneness Pentecost Church in Morehouse...
Bob Chism (03/01/04)
Robert Thelmo (Bob) Chism, son of the late Thelmo Chism and Imogene Springs Chism, was born June 7, 1945, at Clines Island and died in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at St. Louis on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at the age of 58. He was employed by Allen Christian Buick in Dexter for 25 years and had lived in the Dexter and Bloomfield area for most of his life...
Dow Kingree (03/01/04)
Dow D. Kingree, a resident of Bloomfield, passed away in the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau Friday, Feb. 27, 2004. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home.