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Obituaries from October 2004

Roscoe M. Duncan (10/29/04)
Roscoe M. Duncan, 85, and a resident of Dexter died at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Dexter on Friday, Oct. 29, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home of Dexter. Interment will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with full military honors...
Edith Carter (10/28/04)
Edith Carter, daughter of the late Robert Freeman Cates and Sarah Rhoda "Pink" Boyer Cates, was born Jan. 17, 1910, at Ellsinore and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at the age of 94. Mrs. Carter had worked at the Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis in the housekeeping department for several years, was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bernie, had served as a Sunday School teacher for most of her adult life...
Vincent DiRosa (10/27/04)
Vincent J. DiRosa, 77, of Plantation, Fla., died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004. He was the founder and president of Florida Marine Tanks. He was a restaurateur for 15 years, operating Bellini's on Captiva Island. He was a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the American Boat and Yacht Council, and was a third degree Knights with Knights of Columbus Mother Frances Cabrini Council in Bridgeport, Conn...
Joyce Aderine Allen (10/27/04)
Joyce Aderine Allen, 61, was born Nov. 18, 1942, at Malden, the daughter of the late Paul Howe and Loeta Loafman Howe, and died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. On May 6, 1961, she was married to Gary Eugene Allen at Malden, and he survives...
Fred Kinkade (10/27/04)
Fred Kinkade, "Granddad", died Oct. 24, 2004, at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Dorothy Kinkade; three daughters: Pat (Jim) Myles of Moberly, Joyce (Dale) Roberts of Phelan, Calif., Betty (Howard) Stiner of Canton, Ohio; two sons, Jerry Kinkade of Santa Fe, N.M., and Bob (Shirley) Kinkade of Apple Valley, Calif.; and one sister, Mrs. Mildred Williams of Paradise, Calif...
Pearl Medler Vieth (10/27/04)
Pearl Medler Vieth, mother of Karen Putnam of O'Fallon and Vicci Sweeney of Springfield, grandmother of Scott, Leah, Robin and Jamee, great-grandmother of Dray, Dakota, Meghan, Amelia, Tori, Emily and Graeme, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at the age of 82 at the Baptist Home in Ozark...
Edith Carter (10/27/04)
Edith Carter, a resident of Bernie, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 94. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Kylie Hicks (10/26/04)
Kylie Rhae-Ann Hicks, infant daughter of Jessi Hicks, died at birth on Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Other survivors include maternal grandparents Derry and Kay Hicks of Bloomfield. Maternal great-grandparents are Bob and Juanita Hicks of Essex. Maternal great-grandfather is Claude Montgomery of Gideon...
J.D. Bratcher (10/26/04)
J.D. Bratcher, the son of the late Dennie and Viola Blair Bratcher, was born in Catron on May 3, 1933, and died at his home in Parma on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at the age of 71. Mr. Bratcher had lived in St. Louis until 1980 when he moved to Parma. He was a retired farm laborer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Joyce Aderine Allen (10/26/04)
Joyce Aderine Allen, 61, was born Nov. 18, 1942, at Malden, the daughter of the late Paul Howe and Loeta Loafman Howe, and died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. On May 6, 1961, she was married to Gary Eugene Allen at Malden, and he survives...
Eva Geneva Boyle (10/24/04)
Eva Geneva Boyle, daughter of the late Matthew T. Hunsperger and Pearl Elizabeth Driver Hunsperger was born on March 29, 1919 at Koshkonong and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on October 22, 2004 at the age of 85. Mrs. Boyle was a homemaker, a member of the Bernie Northside Baptist Church and was a resident of Bernie...
Myrtle A. Holland (10/21/04)
Myrtle Audell Holland, daughter of the late Benton and Cora Conrad Murray, was born at Sedgewickville on Jan. 31, 1913, and died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at Batesville, Ark., at the age of 91. Mrs. Holland was a former resident of the Bloomfield community but had been a resident of Batesville, Ark., since 1998 and was a member of the Assembly of God Church...
Martha Stephens "Momo" Riley (10/20/04)
Martha Stephens "Momo" Riley, 89, died Oct. 15, 2004, at her home in New Madrid. Born Dec. 31, 1914, in Hickman, Ky., daughter of the late Ferninand and Martha Virginia Prather Maddox, she was a homemaker, retired teacher's aide and member of the Immaculate Conception Church...
Hazel Hardy (10/19/04)
Hazel Hardy, daughter of the late Randall Langley and Sarah Jane Taylor Langley, was born on June 28, 1910, at Essex and died in the Ratliff Care Center at Cape Girardeau on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at the age of 94. Mrs. Hardy was a homemaker and a former resident of Essex and had been residing in Cape Girardeau for the past four years. She had been active in the Cotton Boll Girl Scout Council...
Milton Harold Talley (10/19/04)
Milton Harold Talley, of Canton, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at 10:50 a.m. He was the son of John Talley and Ethel Talley. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a self-employed painter and truck driver. He was first married to Mary Volpert. On May 26, 1971, he was united in marriage to Wanda Simpson at Chaffee, and she survives of the home...
Mary Alice Haney (10/19/04)
Mary Alice Haney, daughter of the late Harley Jennings and Norma Dowdy Jennings, was born Aug. 26, 1940, at Pyletown and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at the age of 64. Mrs. Haney was a former employee of Paramount Hat Manufacturing Company in Dexter and a resident of rural Dexter...
Gains Harding Hodges (10/19/04)
Gains Harding Hodges, a resident of Bernie, was born Dec. 3, 1920, at Verden, Okla., the son of the late William Walter Hodges and Dixie Lee Brownen Hodges, and died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at his residence at the age of 83. On May 27, 1939, he was united in marriage to Glendola L. Uhles at New Madrid...
Henry Stevens (10/15/04)
William Henry Stevens, son of the late Tony L. Stevens and Birdie Ann Rodgers Stevens, was born on March 4, 1919, at Vinson and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at the age of 85. Mr. Stevens was a farmer, a member of the Vinson General Baptist Church, Parma, and was a resident of the Vinson Community near Parma...
Lester R. Miller (10/14/04)
Lester R. Miller, son of the late George Timothy Miller and Polly Edwards Miller, was born April 15, 1918, at Belleville, Ark., and died inthe Malden Nursing and Rehab Center on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at the age of 86. Mr. Miller had served in the Bernie National Guard Company G of the 140th Infantry that was activated for active duty in 1940 and had served in the United States Army during World War II. He had also been a farmer and was a resident of Bernie...
Lucille J. Powell (10/14/04)
Lucille J. Powell was born July 8, 1915, at Morehouse and died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at her residence in Dexter. She was a member of the Church of God. She had formerly owned and operated a boarding home for several years. On Feb. 23, 1935, she was united in marriage to Hershel E. Powell, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1983...
Henry Stevens (10/14/04)
Henry Stevens, a resident of Bernie, died Oct. 13, 2004, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Wilma "Kate" Hester (10/13/04)
Wilma "Kate" Hester, the daughter of the late W.M. "Bill" and Birdie Kirby Robinson, was born in Idalia on Sept. 27, 1911, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at the age of 93. She had lived most of her life in the Idalia and Bloomfield communities. She had attended the Idalia General Baptist Church...
George Patterson (10/13/04)
George W. "Bill" Patterson, the son of Leonia Hyatt Patterson and the late John Henry Patterson, was born in Clarksville, Ark., on Aug. 6, 1943, and died at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield on Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at the age of 61...
Harrel L. Page (10/13/04)
Harrel L. Page, the son of the late Albert Sidney Johnson and Maggie May Eason Page, was born in Stoddard County on May 2, 1919, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at the age of 85. Mr. Page had lived in the Puxico area all his life. He was a retired livestock farmer...
Wilma "Kate" Hester (10/12/04)
Wilma "Kate" Hester, 93, of Bloomfield die at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004. A complete obituary will be published later or you may call the Watki6s information line at 573-624-9600 in Dexter or toll free at 888-860-9600...
George Patterson (10/12/04)
George Patterson, 61, of Grayridge died at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield on Monday, Oct. 11, 2004. A complete obituary will be published later or you may call the Watkins information line at 573-624-9600 in Dexter or toll free at 888-860-9600...
Harrel Page (10/12/04)
Harrel Page, 83, of Puxico died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004. A complete obituary will be published later or you may call the Watkins information line at 573-624-9600 in Dexter or toll free at 888-860-9600.
Harold Eugene Worth, Sr. (10/12/04)
Harold Eugene Worth, Sr., was born April 30, 1942, to Vallee Brook Worth and Julie Bell Retting at Clines Island. He died Sept. 30, 2004, at the age of 62 at Abbey Nursing Home in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vallee and Julie Worth; five brothers, Alphonse, Frank, Vallee, Jr., Edward and Ronnie Neal Worth; and one sister, Rachel Ellen Walker...
Aura Harper (10/12/04)
Aura Harper, 95, of Blytheville, Ark., formerly of Matthews, died on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at 12 p.m. at Heritage Square Nursing Center in Blytheville, Ark. She was born Sept. 4, 1909, in Matthews to the late James and Pearl Hunott Hill. She was a housewife and a licensed practical nurse. She was formerly married to John Vaughn, and he preceded her in death. She married Max S. Harper on Oct. 30, 1955, in Sikeston, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 1998...
Marjorie Black (10/12/04)
Marjorie M. Black, the daughter of the late David L. and Ada Harris Jarrell, was born near Dexter on June 26, 1930, and died at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield on Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at the age of 74. She had lived all her life in Bloomfield. She had worked as a seamstress at Elder's Manufacturing in Bloomfield and was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ...
Marjorie M. Black (10/10/04)
Marjorie M. Black, age 74, and a resident of Bloomfield, Missouri, died October 8, 2004 at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10, 2004 at the Hagy cemetery in Dexter...
Bobby Wayne Stanley (10/10/04)
Bobby Wayne Stanley, son of Cleo Stanley and Charity Geneva Jones Stanley, was born July 12, 1942, at Malden and died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at his residence in Essex. On May 30, 1997, he was married to Dee Delk at Piggott, Ark. He was an electrician and had been a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy from 1960...
Mary Stevens (10/10/04)
Mary Louise Stevens, daughter of the late Charles Walker and Cora Jones Walker, was born on Dec. 6, 1915, at Dexter and died in the Jackson Manor on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, at the age of 88. Mrs. Stevens was of the Pentecostal faith, a homemaker, a former resident of Dexter and had been living in Jackson for the past eight years...
Eugene Mitchell (10/07/04)
Eugene Mitchell, son of the late Frank E. Mitchell and Inez Wilson Mitchell, was born on July 12, 1942, in Dexter and died at his residence in rural Essex on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the age of 62. Mr. Mitchell was a self-employed dump truck operator and a member of the Essex Church of Christ...
Mary Stevens (10/07/04)
Mary Louise Stevens, a former resident of Dexter, died on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004, in the Jackson Manor at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Richard Lucy (10/06/04)
Richard M. Lucy, 85, formerly of Sikeston, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at the Westminster Retirement Village in Blytheville, Ark. He was born on Jan. 2, 1919, in Laforge to the late Fed and Mary Lucy. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a former member of the Tanner Street Church of God in Sikeston. He had worked as a superintendent of the water department for the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities...
Eugene Mitchell (10/06/04)
Vernon Eugene Mitchell, a resident of rural Essex, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at his residence in rural Essex at the age of 62. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Elaine Pope (10/05/04)
Elaine Pope, daughter of Helen Rhodes Doris of Grandin and the late Ed Tallis, was born on Oct. 23, 1942, at Arnold and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at the age of 61. Mrs. Pope was of the Baptist faith, a former consultant for Avon products and a resident of Bloomfield...
Thelma Hicks (10/05/04)
Thelma M. Hicks, the daughter of the late Jesse Edward and Rose Viola Huntington Munden, was born in Casper, Wyo., on April 18, 1907, and died at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at the age of 97. She had lived in Iowa and moved to Essex 24 years ago. She was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge in Dexter and had attended the First Presbyterian Church in Dexter and the Methodist Church in Essex...
Jimmie Melvin Jones (10/05/04)
Jimmie Jones of Paris, Tenn., died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at his residence. He was a retired meat cutter and a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church. On May 27, 1966, he was united in marriage to Shirley Burton in Paris. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jones of Paris; three daughters, Diana Eaker, Crystal Smith and Melinda Jones all of Paris, Tenn.; two brothers, C.M. ...
Rudella Katherine Roslen (10/05/04)
Rudella Katherine Roslen, daughter of the late Jack and Lorene Griffie Grimes, was born in Morehouse on Jan. 3, 1941, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Oct. 3, 2004, at the age of 63. She had lived in the Morehouse and Sikeston communities all her life. She was a member of the Scott County Historical Society...
Alma Loar Mashek (10/04/04)
Alma Loar Mashek, 83, of Advance was born March 18, 1921, at Advance, the daughter of the late Jacob and Loar Jenkins Tropf, and died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She retired as head teller at Bank of Advance; she had worked for the Bank of Advance for 40 years. She was a member of the Advance United Methodist Church and also a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Advance...
Calvin Jerome Coleman, Jr (10/01/04)
Calvin Jerome Coleman, Jr., son of Calvin Jerome Coleman, Sr. and Telarra Tyann Johnson, was born on April 22, 2002, at St. Louis and died in the Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004, at the age of 2. He is survived by his parents, Calvin Jerome Coleman, Sr. ...
Deloma "Toots" Colwell (10/01/04)
Deloma "Toots" Colwell, the daughter of the late Everett H. and Ossie A. Walker Hall, was born in Fisk on Aug. 14, 1924, and died at The Cedargate in Poplar Bluff on Sept. 29, 2004, at the age of 80. She had lived in Arizona and moved to Poplar Bluff in 1992. She was a retired business owner...
Nancy Imogene Barnes (10/01/04)
Nancy Imogene Barnes, daughter of the late H.F. Tate, Sr. and Annie Meals Tate, was born Oct. 27, 1927, at Carroll County, Tenn., and died in East Prairie on Sept. 30, 2004, at the age of 76. Mrs. Barnes was a retiree of Brown Shoe Company of Bernie and of the Baptist faith...
Ada Furlong (10/01/04)
Ada Furlong, the daughter of the late Luther and Annie Dockins Deane, was born in Matthews on Oct. 6, 1916, and died at the Malden Nursing Rehab Center in Malden on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at the age of 87. She had lived in Southeast Missouri all her life and had lived in Malden since 1965. ...
Mabel E. George (10/01/04)
Mabel E. George, the daughter of the late William Steven and Nannie Farish Clay, was born in Winston County, Miss., on March 22, 1915, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Sept. 30, 2004, at the age of 89. She had lived in Ravenden Springs, Ark., for 20 years before moving back to Dexter in 1989. ...