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Obituaries from March 2005

Mary Lee Burton (03/16/05)
Mary Lee Burton, 73, a resident of Dexter, died at her home on West Fannetta in Dexter on Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter.
Loman Hartline (03/13/05)
Loman Hartline, son of the late William and Pearl Pruett Hartline, was born in Dexter on Oct. 23, 1924, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at the age of 80. Mr. Hartline was a lifelong resident of Dexter and was of the Baptist faith. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and earned a silver star and five bronze stars...
Loman Hartline (03/11/05)
Loman Hartline, son of the late William and Pearl Pruett Hartline, was born in Dexter on Oct. 23, 1924, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at the age of 80. Mr. Hartline was a lifelong resident of Dexter and was of the Baptist faith. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and earned a silver star and five bronze stars...
Artie Alean Rowland (03/31/05)
Artie Alean Rowland, the daughter of the late George C. and Lessie Ann Young Bullman, was born in Finger, Tenn., on Feb. 21, 1913, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at the age of 92. She had lived in McNairy County, Tenn., and had been a resident of Parma since 1938. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma and was a retired riverboat cook with the Inland Oil Co...
Mary V. Breece (03/31/05)
Mary V. Breece, a resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 83. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Mary Kathryn Newell (03/30/05)
Mary Newell, daughter of the late Frank Arnold Graue and Lena Elizabeth Hicks Graue, was born on Aug. 11, 1928, in Mississippi and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at the age of 76. Mrs. Newell was affiliated with the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter, a housewife and a resident of Grayridge...
Austin Pounds (03/30/05)
Austin Pounds, son of Phil Pounds and Joy Thurman Dowell, was born at Poplar Bluff on March 9, 1989, and died near Brownwood on Monday, March 28, 2005, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Mr. Pounds had spent all his life in Bloomfield. He was a sophomore at Bloomfield High School, a member of the Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team, a member of FBLA, Beta Club, Student Council and a class officer...
Nancy Ann Abila (03/30/05)
Nancy Ann Abila, 15, of Advance was born July 28, 1989, at Coalina, Calif., the daughter of Rodney Nelson Smith and Yolanda Abila, and died March 28, 2005, from injuries sustained in a car accident. Nancy was a sophomore at Advance High School. Survivors include her father and step-mother, Rodney and Marsha Smith of Advance; her mother, Yolanda Abila of California; maternal grandfather, Mario Abila of Texas; paternal grandparents, Gill and Doris Smith of Aquilla; paternal great-grandparents, Earnest and Francis Williams of Hayti; a brother, Michael Gosvener of California; three sisters, Carrie Gosvener , Victoria Smith, and Cheyane Smith, all of California.. ...
Artie Alean Rowland (03/30/05)
Artie Alean Rowland, 92, of Parma, died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston Tuesday, March 29, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Parma. Information will be available on the recorded information line at 573-624-9600 in Dexter or 888-860-9600 from other local areas...
Shirley Jean "Beanie" Nelson (03/29/05)
Shirley Jean "Beanie" Nelson, the daughter of the late Jim and Alvester Scott Nelson, was born in Essexon Feb. 3, 1950, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Friday, March 25, 2005, at the age of 55. Ms. Nelson had lived in Gary, Ind., from 1966 to 1982, and had lived in Sikestone since 1989. ...
Ruth E. Hausmann (03/29/05)
Ruth E. Hausmann, 85, of Kampsville, Ill., died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville, Ill. She was a homemaker and worked as a cook for over 31 years at the Barefoot Bar and Restaurant in Hardin, Ill. Born Aug. 23, 1919, in Puxico, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Grace Kanady Ross. She married Peter W. "Bill" Hausmann on April 22, 1950, and he died Jan. 30, 1974...
Elsinore Fowler (03/29/05)
Selena Elsinore Fowler, daughter of the late Albert Green and Bessie Shipman Green, was born on March 17, 1921, near Acorn Ridge and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Saturday, March 26, 2005, at the age of 84. Mrs. Fowler was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Conetha Waltrip (03/29/05)
Conetha Jean Waltrip, daughter of the late Travis Vance and Ofa Cobb Vance, was born on July 16, 1940 at Hayti and died at the Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on March 25, 2005 at the age of 64. Mrs. Waltrip was of the General Baptist Faith, a very special wife, mother and nanny...
Mary Newell (03/29/05)
Mary Kathryn Newell, a resident of Grayridge, died on March 29, 2005, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Philip Austin Pounds (03/29/05)
Philip Austin Pounds, 16, of Bloomfield died Monday, March 28, 2005, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Dennis Robert Botsch (03/29/05)
Dennis Robert Botsch, son of the late Christian W. Botsch and Flora Winter Botsch was born on July 13, 1924, at Carmi, Ill., and died in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center at Malden on Sunday, March 27, 2005, at the age of 80. Mr. Botsch was a retired farmer, was a member of the United Methodist Church for 52 years and served the church as head usher and greeter for over 50 years, was also a former Sunday school teacher for the teens, a former member of the Bernie Jaycees, and a former member of the Bernie School Board.. ...
Coretha Jean Waltrip (03/27/05)
Coretha Jean Waltrip, daughter of the late Travis Vance and Ofa Cobb Vance, was born on July 16, 1940 at Hayti and died at the Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on March 25, 2005 at the age of 64. Mrs. Waltrip was of the General Baptist Faith, a very special wife, mother and nanny...
Kathleen Lillian McClellan (03/25/05)
Kathleen Lillian McClellan, the daughter of the late Sherman Leland and Bonnie Avis Snipes Fish, was born in Brooklyn on Feb. 10, 1929, and died at the Oakdale Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff on Thursday, March 24, 2005, at the age of 76. She was a former resident of Hatfield and moved to Bloomfield four months ago. She was a member of the Church of God, helping her husband's ministry in many places. She was a homemaker and also cooked at Camp Sharon at the Lake of the Ozarks for 13 years...
Dixie Hughes (03/23/05)
Dixie Hughes, the daughter of the late John Wesley and Ida Lillian Moore Dillon, was born in Morley on Aug. 29, 1913, and died at the Cypress Point Nursing Center in Dexter on Monday, March 21, 2005, at the age of 91. Mrs. Hughes had lived in Grayridge for many years before moving to Dexter 39 years ago. She was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Opal Campbell (03/23/05)
Opal Campbell, the daughter of the late L.R. "Pat" and Talitha Aslin Patterson, was born in Keo, Ark., on Oct. 5, 1915, and die at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at the age of 89. Mrs. Campbell had lived in Dexter most of her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter...
Sgt. Carl Dewayne Graham, Jr. (03/22/05)
Sgt. Carl Dewayne Graham, Jr., son of Carl Dewayne Graham, Sr. of Dexter and Donna McGinley of Gideon, was born on March 3, 1968, at St. Charles and died at his residence at Van Buren on Sunday, March 20, 2005, at the age of 37. Sgt. Graham was a member of the First Baptist Church at Mountain Grove, a 12-year veteran of the Missouri State Highway Patrol where he served as Zone 4 Commander, Troop G. ...
Jessie B. Young (03/22/05)
Jessie B. Young, 69, a resident of Sikeston, died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at 3:40 a.m. at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born July 7, 1935, in Portageville to the late John Francis and Marillaun Maloney Brown. She was an LPN for 30 years and had worked for Dr. ...
Sally Nadine Whitson (03/22/05)
Sally Nadine Whitson, daughter of the late Orlin Jefferson Chadwell and Alma Christmas Chadwell, was born on June 9, 1922, at Parma and died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 82. Mrs. Whitson was a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Michael R. Smith (03/22/05)
Michael R. Smith, son of Marvin E. Smith and Marilynnn Smith of Dexter, was born Aug. 7, 1952, at St. Louis and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Friday, March 18, 2005, at the age of 52. Mr. Smith was a self-employed cabinet maker and carpenter and a resident of Dexter...
James Lloyd "Brownie" Brown (03/22/05)
James Lloyd "Brownie" Brown, the son of the late Jess and Lura May Wilson Brown, was born on Nov. 18, 1922, in Dexter and died at his home in Dexter on Friday, March 18, 2005, at the age of 82. Mr. Brown was a graduate of the Dexter High School class of 1941. ...
Bonnie Lynn Brown (03/22/05)
Bonnie Lynn Brown, 70, daughter of the late Earl Fulbright and Elsie Jones Fulbright, was born Sept. 1, 1934, at Blytheville, Ark., and died Monday, March 21, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. On Nov. 25, 1953, she was united in marriage to Burly Brown...
Dixie Hughes (03/22/05)
Dixie Hughes, 91, a resident of Dexter, died at Cypress Point Healthcare Center in Dexter on Monday, March 21, 2005. She was the widow of James T. Hughes who preceded her in death on March 9, 1997. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home of Dexter...
Mary Ellen Gray Clowers (03/22/05)
Mary Ellen Gray Clowers, daughter of Royal Skidmore and Gertrude Hancock, was born March 24, 1930, at Malden and died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at St. Louis Unviersity Hospital. On Sept. 10, 1999, she and Verlin Clowers were united in marriage. She was a homemaker and was a member of First General Baptist Church in Malden...
Jennie Lind Roth (03/20/05)
Jennie Lind Roth, a resident of Malden and formerly of Tuckerman, Ark., died Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was the daughter of the late Charles Spurgeon Smith and Trella Victoria Sorrells Smith. On Feb. 16, 1941, she and James Alouis Roth were united in marriage at Columbia...
Mike Smith (03/20/05)
Mike Smith, a resident of Dexter, died Friday, March 18, 2005, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 52. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ruby Marie Slinkard (03/18/05)
Ruby Marie Slinkard, 75, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at her home in Apache Junction, Ariz. She was born Aug. 18, 1929, in Saco to Roy F. Whitener and Carrie Settle Whitener. She married Loy Slinkard on Nov. 23, 1946, in Piggott, Ark. They resided in Missouri until they permanently moved to Arizona in 2000...
Andrea Kay Luttrull (03/18/05)
Andrea Kay Luttrull, daughter of Ralph and Carolyn Gilooly Rodgers, was born in St. Louis on May 21, 1969, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at the age of 35. Mrs. Luttrull had lived in Jackson before moving to Puxico eight years ago. She attended the Church of Christ in Puxico and enjoyed attending her children's sporting events and school activities...
William J. Downen (03/18/05)
William Downen, a resident of Bloomfield, died on Friday, March 18, 2005, in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield at the age of 96. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
John McKinley (03/17/05)
John Wilson McKinley, son of the late Henry and Ada Chambers McKinley, was born on June 16, 1918, at Advance and died in the Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at the age of 86. Mr. McKinley was a member of the First Church of God in Dexter, a former employee of Brown Sand & Gravel at Dexter, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II and a resident of Dexter...
Landon M. Misouria (03/17/05)
Landon Marcel Misouria, son of Kimberly Ann Haws and Demetrick Misouria, was born at St. Louis on Feb. 21, 2005, and died at St. Louis Children's Hospital on Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at the age of 22 days. Survivors include his parents, Kimberly Haws and Demetrick Misouria of Dexter; one brother, Demario Jones; and two sisters, Hailee Casey and Romeka Jones; his maternal grandparents, Johnny and Pamela Haws of Dexter; and his paternal grandparents, Billie Moore of Lilbourn and Sandra Misouria of Marston.. ...
Mary Lee Burton (03/17/05)
Mary Lee Burton, the daughter of the late Alfred Lee and Betsie Mae Whitenburg Taylor, was born in White Oak on June 9, 1931, and died at her home in Dexter on Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at the age of 73. Mrs. Burton had lived in Piedmont and St. Louis before moving to Dexter in 1999...
John R. Warren (03/17/05)
John R. Warren, the son of the late Shirley Lee and Bertha Mae Harper Warren, was born in Trimble, Tenn., on May 29, 1929, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at the age of 75. Mr. Warren had lived most of his life in the Dexter area. He attended the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Union...
Woodie Payne (03/17/05)
Woodie Payne, daughter of the late William Allen Strawn and Kathalena Tucker Strawn, was born Oct. 26, 1916, at Bath Springs, Tenn., and died in the Beverly Healthcare at Bloomfield on Monday, March 14, 2005, at the age of 88. Mrs. Payne was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield, a volunteer member of the Helping Hands at the First Baptist Church, a homemaker and resident of Bloomfield...
Ernie Jones (03/17/05)
Ernie Robert Jones, 85, of Morley, died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at his residence. He was born on May 19, 1919, in Dover, Ark., to the late Charlie and Clemmie Boze Jones. He was a farmer and served as a corporal in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a former member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 702 and formerly worked on electrical line construction. He was a member of the Hooe Baptist Church...
John R. Warren (03/16/05)
John R. Warren, 75, a resident of Dexter, died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Tuesday, March 15, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter.
Woodie Payne (03/15/05)
Woodie Payne, a resident of rural Bloomfield, died on Monday, March 14, 2005, in the Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield at the age of 87. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Payne are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Melba Borneman (03/15/05)
Melba Borneman, daughter of the late James and Minnie Morris Duffey, was born at Zadock on April 19, 1910, and died at Lebanon on Sunday, March 13, 2005, at the age of 94. Mrs. Borneman had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield community and was a retired employee of Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield, retiring in 1972 after 26 years of service. On Feb. 27, 1932, she was married to William Loyd Borneman, and he preceded her in death on July 12, 1965...
Louise Blunt (03/15/05)
Louise Blunt, 86, died Sunday, March 12, 2005, at Bethesda Meadow in Ellisville. She was born Sept. 21, 1918, in Harrisburg, Ark., daughter of the late J.W. and Bessie King Lane. She was a member of the General Baptist Church in Lilbourn. On June 3, 1934, she married Marvin Blunt, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 1981...
Lance Ashley Carlton (03/11/05)
Lance Ashley Carlton, 29, of Panama City Beach, Fla., formerly of Advance, was born Jan. 22, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Kristi Carlton, and died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, in Knoxville, Tenn., from injuries sustained in a car accident. Lance was a 1994 graduate of Advance High School. He was also a graduate of the Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Okla. He was attending the University of Embry Riddle Aeronautical in Daytona, Fla...
Earlene Louise Ramsey (03/11/05)
Earlene Louise Ramsey, the daughter of the late David and Cecil Miles Hendrix, was born in Parma on Jan. 25, 1924, and died at the Collierville Health & Rehabilitation Center in Collierville, Tenn., on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at the age of 81. She had lived in the Parma area until moving to Michigan in 1950. She was a retired hairdresser...
Thomas W. Pulliam (03/10/05)
Thomas W. Pulliam, son of the late Thomas William and Lucy Jane Custer Pulliam, was born in Doniphan on Sept. 15, 1917, and died at his home in Essex on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at the age of 87. Mr. Pulliam was a resident of Dexter until moving to Essex in 1952. He was a retired employee of Himmelberger-Harrison Manufacturing in Morehouse and was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Wappapello...
Loman Hartline (03/10/05)
Loman Hartline of Dexter died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on March 9, 2005, at the age of 80. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will beconducted Sunday, March 13, 2005, at 2 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter...
J.W. "Dub" Young (03/09/05)
J.W. "Dub" Young, the son of the late John Wesley and Agnus Oldham Young, was born in Fagus on Nov. 15, 1925, and died at his home in Wappapello on Monday, March 7, 2005, at the age of 79. Mr. Young was a resident of Qulin and Doniphan before moving to Wappapello in 1979. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Puxico. He enjoyed hunting and fishing...
Louise Fisher (03/09/05)
Louise Fisher, daughter of the late Rufus and Gertrude Clark Madden, was born in Gideon on Oct. 10, 1924, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Center on Monday, March 7, 2005, at the age of 80. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Puxico Auxiliary V.F.W., CCC Club of Puxico, and she loved flowers...
Jane May (03/08/05)
Jane May, daughter of the late Ellis Woody and Irene Yates Woody, was born on Aug. 18, 1941, at Caruthersville and died in her residence at Dexter on Saturday, March 5, 2005, at the age of 63. Mrs. May was an independent insurance agent and a resident of Dexter...
Richard S. McDougal (03/08/05)
Richard S. "Dick" McDougal, 81, died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at his home in Sikeston. He was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Bernie, son of the late Prince A. and Pansy Johnston McDougal. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II and was an insurance agent before retiring...
Randall L. Fincher, Sr. (03/08/05)
Randall L. Fincher, Sr., the son of Shirley Razer Britton and the late Milbern Fincher, was born in Dexter on Sept. 8, 1955, and died at his home in Dexter on Friday, March 4, 2005, at the age of 49. Mr. Fincher was a resident of Dexter and the surrounding area most of his life and was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Essex...
Beulah Mable Baker (03/08/05)
Beulah Mable Baker, the daughter of the late James Wesley and Hydra Greer Baker, was born in Essex on Oct. 16, 1906, and died at the Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville, Ill., on Friday, March 4, 2005, at the age of 98. She had lived in the Essex area until moving to Carlinville, Ill., in 1950. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church...
Essye Mae Cato (03/08/05)
Essye Mae Cato, the daughter of the late Cassie Jack and Murl Stroup Watson, was born in Kinder on Aug. 6, 1931, and died at the St. Louis University Hospital on Friday, March 4, 2005, at the age of 73. She had lived in the Kinder area until moving to St. Louis in 1952. She was a homemaker but had worked as a certified nurse's aid for eight years. She was a member of the Church of God and the Mother's Club...
Sam Buttrey (03/08/05)
Sam Buttrey, son of the late John Harrison Buttrey and Pearl Sebastian Buttrey, was born June 2, 1923, at Parma and died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. On Dec. 27, 1941, he was united in marriage to Sarah Margaret Shelby at Parma, and she preceded him in death on March 20, 1984...
Fay Wanda Johnson (03/08/05)
Fay W. Johnson, daughter of the late William C. Martin and Nellie Bench Martin, was born on Feb. 13, 1929, at Culp, Ark., and died on Sunday, March 6, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 76. Mrs. Johnson attended the First Assembly of God Church in Bloomfield, was a homemaker and a resident of Bloomfield...
Kathleen West (03/02/05)
Mary Kathleen West, daughter of Arthur R. Prenger and Theresa C. Fuemueler, was born July 12, 1946 in Dunklin County and died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 58. She was a resident of Malden, formerly of Glennonville. She had been a member of St. Teresa Church in Glennonville...
Ralph Lyle Messmore (03/02/05)
Ralph Lyle Messmore, son of Beatrice Whitehead Messmore and the late Ralph Eugene Messmore, was born on June 16, 1950, at Hopkinsville, Ky., and died in the St. Louis University Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at the age of 54. Mr. Messmore was a resident of St. Louis, an active member in his local church, and had been a building contractor...
Agnes Mae Brown Hooks (03/01/05)
Agnes Mae Brown Hooks, daughter of Samuel Keller and Myrtie Cordelia Embry, was born Oct. 30, 1918, in Dexter and died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 86. She was first married to Clyde E. Brown on Sept. 7, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio. He preceded her in death in October 1953. She then married Joe Hooks in 1954 at Dexter, and he preceded her in death in 1966...
Bonnie Bloyce Roper (03/01/05)
Bonnie Bloyce Roper, 79, of Advance, was born Aug. 4, 1925, at Advance, the son of the late Sylvia and Edna Pritchit Roper, and died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was a retired carpenter and farmer. On July 1, 1943, he and Sue Howard were united in marriage at Bloomfield, and she survives of the home...
Alta M. Reed (03/01/05)
Alta Reed, daughter of the late Garfield Davis and Lucy Belle Johnson Davis, was born on Aug. 31, 1915, at Lexington, Tenn., and died on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center at Bloomfield at the age of 89. Mrs. Reed was a resident of Bloomfield, formerly of Dexter, a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, formerly employed at the State School for the Handicapped in Bloomfield, and a homemaker...
Mary Ann Jenkins (03/01/05)
Mary Ann Jenkins, daughter of the late M.P. and Ola Perrin High, was born in East Prairie on Dec. 3, 1937, and died at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at the age of 67. She had lived in Dexter for most of her life and was a past member of the Dexter Eagles...
Ulah "Doody" Pitts (03/01/05)
Ulah "Doody" Pitts, the daughter of the late Lester and Golda Fansler Newton, was born in Salcedo on Sept. 6, 1915, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at the age of 89. She was a resident of Morehouse until 1941 before moving to Oregon for 30 years. She then moved back to Morehouse in 1972 where she was a member of the Rauch-Spence Memorial Methodist Baptist Church...
Ralph Messmore (03/01/05)
Ralph Messmore, a resident of St. Louis, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis at the age of 54. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Graveside services will then be conducted on Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at 11 a.m. in the Bernie Cemetery...
Nelson A. Dukes (03/01/05)
Nelson Dukes, son of Lurton Dukes and Katherine Gunter Dukes of Spencer, Okla., was born on Sept. 6, 1937, at Morley and died on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 67. Mr. Dukes was employed as a courier at First Midwest Bank in Dexter, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Gary L. Renfro (03/01/05)
Gary L. Renfro, son of Belle and the late Leo Renfro, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sesti Renfro; six daughters, Elizabeth, Katie, Maggie, and Jackie Renfro, Shelly Kossman and Becky Fortenberry; two grandchildren; three sisters, Janice Pott, Charlotte Combs, and Darla King; and two brothers, Randy and Roger Renfro...