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Obituaries from July 2005

Lula Luvenia Cooper (07/27/05)
Lula Luvenia Cooper, daughter of the late James Cleveland Moore and Lydia Gulledge Moore, was born on Jan. 2, 1911, at Malden and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Monday, July 25, 2005, at the age of 94. Mrs. Cooper was a member of the Lone Oak General Baptist Church near Malden, a homemaker, and a resident of Bernie...
Gloriaetta Beaird (07/27/05)
Gloriaetta Beaird, daughter of the late Lloyal Cooper and Dawsey McMillion Cooper, was born on Feb. 23, 1931, at Bernie and died in the Malden Nursing Center on Monday, July 25, 2005, at the age of 74. Mrs. Beaird was lifelong resident of Bernie, a homemaker, and a member of the Bernie Church of Christ...
Luther Anderson Lee (07/27/05)
Luther Anderson Lee was born in Tennessee on April 8, 1924, and died at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on Monday, July 25, 2005, at the age of 81. Mr. Lee resided in Dexter since 1996 and was a retired mechanic. He was a member of the Baptist Church in Dudley...
Gettie Louise Chiles (07/26/05)
Gettie Louise Chiles, 60, of Miner, was born Oct. 4, 1944, at Chaffee, the daughter of the late Curtis and Martha Aldina Treece Chiles, and died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Transition Care in Miner. Gettie was a member of Cape First Church. Survivors include three brothers, Lee Treece of Norwalk, Calif., Steve Chiles of Chester, Ill., and Cecil Chiles of Jackson; and a sister, Janet Seabaugh of Chaffee...
Jim Delano Shelby (07/26/05)
Jimmie Delano Shelby, son of Elizabeth Austin and the late Conrad Shelby, was born at Flint, Mich., on May 1, 1942, and died at his home in Bloomfield on Friday, July 22, 2005, at the age of 63. Mr. Shelby had been a resident of Bloomfield the past 10 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines and a retired construction worker...
Lavon Odell Stoker (07/26/05)
Lavon Odell Stoker, son of the late Charles Stoker and Iva Gilbreath Stoker, was born on Aug. 16, 1943, at Pollard, Ark., and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, July 25, 2005, at the age of 62. He was united in marriage to Linda Huntington on April 10, 1971, at Malden. Mrs. Stoker survives at the home in Essex...
Deborah Kay Maze (07/26/05)
Deborah Kay Maze, daughter of Audie Maze and the late Junita Morlan Maze, was born in Elgin, Ill., on Sept. 21, 1956, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Sunday, July 24, 2005, at the age of 48. Before moving to Bloomfield, she had resided in Dexter and Advance...
Gloriaetta Beaird (07/26/05)
Gloriaetta Beaird, a resident of rural Bernie, died Monday, July 25, 2005, in the Malden Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Luther Lee (07/26/05)
Luther Lee, 81, a resident of East St. Francis Street in Dexter, died at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Dexter on Monday, July 25, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incompletge and will be announced later by the Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter...
Lula Cooper (07/26/05)
Lula Cooper, a resident of Bernie, died Monday, July 25, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Velma Pattillo (07/20/05)
Velma Pattillo, daughter of the late J.W. Westmorlan and Lena Moody Westmorlan, was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Dunklin County and died in the Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center at Farmington on Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at the age of 89. Mrs. Pattillo was a homemaker, a member of the Sunnyview Church of Christ at Farmington, a former member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a former resident of Dexter, currently residing in Farmington since 1991...
Flora Bell White (07/19/05)
Flora Bell White, daughter of the late James "Poppy" and Minnie Ethel Newell Grim, was born in Parma on Aug. 15, 1918, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on July 15, 2005, at the age of 86. Mrs. White had lived in Michigan for 40 years and moved to Essex in 1990. She was a member of the Apostolic Church of Christ in Pontiac, Mich. and attended the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Essex...
Joyce Ross (07/19/05)
Joyce Ross, 55, of Malden was born Aug. 19, 1949, at Gideon and died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at her residence in Malden. She was the daughter of Clifford Glen Klutts and Jessie Lee Roberts Klutts. She was a hair stylist and in direct sales with national companies. She was of the Baptist faith...
J.J. "Jimmy" Jenkins (07/19/05)
J.J. "Jimmy" Jenkins, son of the late Arthur Sonny Jenkins and Mary Ann High Jenkins, was born on April 5, 1958, in Dexter and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, July 16, 2005, at the age of 47. J.J. was the owner of Sonny's Place in Dexter, a member of the Dexter Eagles Club and a resident of Dexter...
Jerri Jean Jenkins (07/19/05)
Jerri Jean Jenkins, 58, resident of Malden, died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born Nov. 1, 1946, at West Plains, the daughter of Lola Fine Brotherton and the late Marvin J. Brotherton of Malden. She was employed with Federal Mogul and was of the Baptist faith...
Sylvia Marie Cox Teets (07/15/05)
Sylvia Marie Cox Teets, 93, of St. Louis, formerly of Advance, was born June 10, 1910, at Ardeola, the daughter of the late Ira and Sallie Dalton Cox, and died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at St. Louis. Sylvia was a homemaker. She and Bryon Teets were united in marriage on April 1, 1939, at Benton, and he preceded her in death on June 27, 1998...
Billy Shafer (07/15/05)
Billy Shafer, son of Frankie Sego Shafer and the late Robert Shafer, was born in South Bend, Ind., on Dec. 7, 1960, and died at his residence in Parma on Tuesday, July 12, 2005, at the age of 44. Mr. Shafer had lived in Parma for the past 11 years. He was a former resident of Malden and South Bend, Ind...
Ruby N. Hammond (07/12/05)
Ruby N. Hammond, 94, a resident of Bernie and a former resident of Dexter, died at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter on Monday, July 11, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter...
Randy Alan Leek (07/12/05)
Randy Alan Leek, the son of Irene Christian Leek and the late Harold Amos Leek, was born in Flint, Mich., on June 16, 1957, and died at his home in Dexter on Saturday, July 9, 2005, at the age of 48. Mr. Leek had lived in Michigan for many years and had made his home in Dexter the past several years. Before his illness, he had worked in landscaping...
John Edwin Mouser, Esq. (07/12/05)
John Edwin Mouser, the son of the late Neal and Minnie McDaniel Mouser, was born in St. Louis on Feb. 8, 1928, and died in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 21, 2005, at the age of 77. His valiant fight over, John succumbed to the ravages of Parkinson's disease on June 21, 2005. He bore his illness with an uncomplaining gentleness and love for those around him. His quick wit and stimulating conversations made him everyone's favorite dinner guest...
Dale Pixley (07/12/05)
Dale Pixley, son of Bernard Pixley of Dexter and the late Mary Beckham Pixley, was born Aug. 19, 1939, at Dexter and died in his residence near Dexter on Monday, July 11, 2005, at the age of 65. Mr. Pixley had been in autobody repair for most of his life, a former member of the National Guard and a lifelong resident of Dexter...
Bill Poeppelmeyer (07/12/05)
Charles William "Bill" Poeppelmeyer, son of the late Earnest and Gertrude Hurley Poeppelmeyer, was born at East Prairie on Sept. 17, 1933, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, July 9, 2005, at the age of 71. Mr. Poeppelmeyer had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community; he was a retired farmer and restaurant owner. ...
Earl Clyde Wood (07/12/05)
Earl Clyde Wood, son of the late Marcellous Christopher Wood and Matilda Elizabeth Jones Wood, was born Sept. 6, 1917, at Malden and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Friday, July 8, 2005, at the age of 87. Mr. Wood was a farmer, a member of the Bethany General Baptist Church of rural Campbell, and a resident of Bernie...
Jessie Barron (07/12/05)
Jessie Barron, son of the late William Barry Barron and Jessie May Fielder Barron, was born Nov. 28, 1952, at Sikeston and died at his residence in Dexter on Friday, July 8, 2005, at the age of 52. Jessie was a former cab driver for Sikeston Cab, a veteran of the United States Army, and a resident of Dexter...
Tim Rodgers (07/12/05)
Tim Rodgers, son of Larry Dale Rodgers of Circle City and the late Geneva Edmonds Rodgers, was born Jan. 1, 1968, at Dexter and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Friday, July 8, 2005, at the age of 37. Tim was a technician/mechanic for Autry Morlan Chevrolet-Cadillac in Dexter and a resident of rural Parma...
Marvin Brotherton (07/12/05)
Marvin Brotherton, son of the late Cleve Brotherton and Grace Brough Brotherton, was born March 24, 1914, in Oklahoma and died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Malden at the age of 91. On Oct. 28, 1937, he was united in marriage to Lola Jane Fine...
Allie Musgrave (07/08/05)
Allie Musgrave, daughter of the late Thomas Lambert and Sarah Smith Lambert, was born on Oct. 22, 1910, at Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Thursday, July 7, 2005, at the age of 94. Mrs. Musgrave attended the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter, had previously worked at Polly's Drive In at Dexter, was formerly employed in housekeeping at the Dexter Memorial Hospital and was a resident of Dexter...
Asa L. "Buck" Pritchett (07/29/05)
Asa L. "Buck" Pritchett, of New Madrid, formerly of Fr. Myers, Fla., died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid. He was born July 18, 1927, at Malden, the son of Asa W. Pritchett and Julia Anderson Pritchett. He had been a car salesman. ...
Rathree "Pat" Robards (07/29/05)
Rathree "Pat" Robards, 54, a resident of Broseley who was formerly of Marble Hill and Bell City, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Center. She was born Oct. 14, 1950, in Bangkok, Thailand. She had been a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, gardening and loved to make people smile...
Iva Louise Park (07/29/05)
Iva Louise Park, 74, and a former resident of the Bernie area, was born in Townley on Jan. 18, 1931, and died in Little Rock, Ark. on Thursday, July 28, 2005. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter...
Charles L. McGowen (07/29/05)
Charles L. McGowen, a resident of Dexter, died Thursday, July 28, 2005, in his residence at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Lee DeJournett (07/28/05)
Lee Daniel DeJournett, son of the late Virgil DeJournett and Mary England DeJournett, was born on Feb. 9, 1927, at Essex and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at the age of 78. Mr. DeJournett was a member of the South Pleasant Valley General Baptist Church near Essex, a self-employed mechanic in Essex, a veteran of the Unites States Army and a resident of Essex...
Billie Sims Harris (07/28/05)
Billie Sims Harris, 68, of Advance, was born May 4, 1937, at Advance, the daughter of Nathan and Dortha Johnson Sims, and died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Billie was a homemaker and a member of Dongola Friendship Baptist Church and Advance Order of Eastern Star. She was a 1955 graduate of Advance High School...
Joseph Elvin Adkins (07/25/05)
Joseph Elvin Adkins, son of the late Milem T. and Sarah Jane Anderson Adkins, was born in Panama, Okla., on Nov. 3, 1921, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Thursday, July 21, 2005, at the age of 83. Mr. Adkins had been a resident of Morehouse since 1923 and was a retired farmer. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II...
Wilma C. Ringer (07/25/05)
Wilma Ringer, daughter of the late Fred long and Myrta Mollohan Long, was born Sept. 11, 1923, at Hardin, Ill., and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Friday, July 22, 2005, at the age of 81. Mrs. Ringer was a housewife, graduated from Des Arc High School and went on to attend Southeast Missouri State University, member of First Baptist Church in Dexter playing piano in the Primary Department, member of State Democratic Committee, loved reading, working crossword puzzles, traveling with Airstream Group, and a lifetime member of Missouri Historical Society.. ...
Jeffrey M. White (07/14/05)
Jeffrey Michael White, son of Michael and Lana McCoy White, was born May 11, 1988, and died at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis on Wednesday, July 13, 2005, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident in Bloomfield on July 12, 2005, at the age of 17...
Ruby N. Hammond (07/13/05)
Ruby N. Hammond, the daughter of the late Joseph and Molly Corbin Bess, was born in Idalia on Oct. 20, 1910, and died at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter on Monday, July 11, 2005, at the age of 94. Mrs. Hammond had lived in Bernie since 1965 and was a former resident of Dexter for 26 years. She was a member of the Beech Grove General Baptist Church near Bloomfield...
Billy Shafer (07/13/05)
Billy Shafer, 44, a resident of Parma, died at his home Tuesday, July 12, 2005. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home of Parma.
Tim Rodgers (07/11/05)
Tim Rodgers, a resident of rural Parma, died on July 8, 2005 in the emergency room of the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 37. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Earl Wood (07/11/05)
Earl Wood, a resident of rural Bernie, died on July 8, 2005 in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at the age of 87 years. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Willie Vines (07/06/05)
Willie Lee Vines, son of the late William Vines and Uler Hampton Vines, was born Aug. 22, 1936, at Vanduser and died in his residence at Bernie on Monday, July 4, 2005, at the age of 68 Mr. Vines was a former truck driver for Valley Steel and a resident of Bernie...
Connie Minks (07/05/05)
Connie Minks, daughter of the late Melvin Minks and Dorothy Marie Groves Minks, was born Feb. 4, 1953, at Bonne Terre and died in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the age of 52. Ms. Minks was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter, a former employee of Tyson Foods in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Zulema Fulkerson (07/05/05)
Zulema Fulkerson, daughter of the late Irving Harrington and Ella Bryant Harrington, was born on Feb. 4, 1922, at Conway County, Ark., and died in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at St. Louis on Monday, July 4, 2005, at the age of 83. Mrs. Fulkerson was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau, a former employee of the Army Corp of Engineers Personnel Department in St. Louis, retiring in 1974, a member of the Wally Byrum Caravan Club and a resident of Cape Girardeau...
Willie Vines (07/05/05)
Willie Vines, a resident of Bernie, died on July 4, 2005, in his residence at Bernie at the age of 68. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Lowanda Gremard (07/05/05)
Lowanda Louis Gremard, daughter of the late Oscar Clearance and Minnie Jane Taylor Young, was born on September 21, 1924 in Wardell and died Friday, July 1, 2005 at Southeast Memorial Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Gremard was a homemaker and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, and was a former member of Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Larry E. Henderson (07/05/05)
Larry Elmer Henderson, son of Alberta Casey Henderson of Dexter and the late Elmer "Shorty" Henderson, was born on December 15, 1946 at Dexter and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on July 1, 2005 at the age of 58. Mr. Henderson attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter and was a former truck driver for Gilster Mary-Lee, a veteran of the United States Navy serving in Vietnam. He was a resident of Dexter...
Glen B. Prater (07/05/05)
Glen B. Prater, 95, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Flint, Mich., where she had resided since 1980. Mrs. Prater was born Dec. 6, 1909, in Essex where she lived for many of her years. A memorial service will be held Friday, July 8, 2005, at 2 p.m. at the Essex Cemetery where she will be interred. Doyle Corlew will officiate...
Eddie Parris (07/01/05)
Eddie Parris, son of the late Walter Ted Parris and Helen Virginia Nimmo Paris, was born on Oct. 8, 1953, at Vinson and died in the Gateway Regional Medical Center at Granite City, Ill., on Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at the age of 51. Survivors include one son, Brandon Parris of New Orleans, La.; one daughter, Amanda Parris of Oklahoma; five brothers, Ralph Glyn Parris of Land O'Lakes, Fla., Dennis Parris of Granite City, Ill., Michael Parris of Perryville, Keith Parris of Charleston, and Kevin Parris of St. ...
Everett Lee Botts (07/01/05)
Everett Lee Botts, Jr., son of the late Everett Lee Botts, Sr., and Viola Allen Botts, was born Dec. 16, 1923, at Birmingham, Ala., and died in the John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at the age of 81. Mr. ...
Seth Keena (07/01/05)
Seth Keena, 24, of Sulphur, Okla., died in a motorcycle accident in Del City, Okla., on Wednesday, June 29, 2005. His family was formerly of this area. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the First Christian Church of Sulphur, Okla. Interment will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery at Sulphur...