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Obituaries from November 2005

Sandy Brown (11/30/05)
James Haskell "Sandy" Brown, son of Eula Latham Brown of rural Dexter and the late Haskell Brown, was born on July 1, 1940, at Bernie and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at the age of 65. Mr. Brown was a former journeyman lineman for REA, a former long distance truck driver, attended the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield, was baptized into the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at an early age, a veteran of the United States Navy and a resident of rural Dexter.. ...
Virginia M. Penton (11/30/05)
Virginia Penton, daughter of the late Andy Elmer Rankin and Fannie Clementine Bolin Rankin, was born on Aug. 2, 1919, at Bloomfield, and died in the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center at Bloomfield on Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at the age of 86. Mrs. Penton was a member of the United Methodist Church in Bogalusa, La., a member of the Eastern Star in Bogalusa, a housewife, a former resident of Herrin, Ill., and was currently living in Bloomfield...
Kenneth D. Darter (11/30/05)
Kenneth Dean "Kenny" Darter, 59, of Sikeston, died at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, at his residence in Sikeston following an extended illness. He was born Oct. 30, 1946, in Matthews to the late Grady Norman and Mary Paralee Bratton Darter. He was a 1964 graduate of Matthews High School. He served in the Missouri National Guard 1140th Engineers Battalion for seven years. He was a procurement agent and supervisor with the Missouri Department of Transportation for 29 years, retiring in 1998...
Mary Vivian Mayo Smith (11/30/05)
Mary Vivian Mayo Smith, daughter of the late John Oliver and Alta Kelly Alsup, was born at Idalia on Dec. 23, 1914, and died at Beverly Healthcare in Bloomfield on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, at the age of 90. Mrs. Smith had spent her entire life in the Bloomfield community. ...
Virginia Penton (11/29/05)
Virginia Penton, a resident of Bloomfield, formerly of Herrin, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at the Beverly Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Bloomfield at the age of 86. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
James Brown (11/29/05)
James Brown, a resident of Dexter, died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare on Nov. 28, 2005, at the age of 65. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Vallie Ann Bollinger (11/29/05)
Vallie Ann Bollinger, 100, of Advance was born Jan. 11, 1905, at Toga, the daughter of the late William Franklin and Lucy Scott Carlton, and died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at the Advance Nursing Center. She was a retired manager of the Advance Elementary School cafeteria and taught Sunday School at the Advance First Baptist Church where she was also a member...
Rebecca A. Lewis West (11/29/05)
Rebecca A. Lewis West, daughter of the late Almo and Bessie Dent Lewis, was born July 29, 1940, and died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 65. She was an active member of the Church of Christ and had been employed as a custodian at Central Arkansas Christian High School...
Flora I. Frame Wiegand (11/29/05)
Flora I. Frame Wiegand, a resident of 300 N. Woodson Drive, Raymore, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at the residence. Mrs. Wiegand was born May 6, 1923, at Fort Sheridan Army Post in Illinois. Her parents were John Carroll and Sarah Frame. She attended grade school and high school at Dexter, graduating from high school in 1941. ...
Vicki Lynn Renfro (11/27/05)
Vicki Lynn Renfro, daughter of Audy Page and the late Lynn Pry, was born at Dexter on Sept. 5, 1955, and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Nov. 23, 2005, at the age of 50 years. Ms. Renfro was a 1973 graduate of Bloomfield High School and was an employee of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Cape Girardeau. She was a resident of Benton at the time of her passing...
Margaret L. Fisher (11/27/05)
Margaret L. Fisher, the daughter of the late William M. Fisher and Carrie Wilson Fisher, was born in Sikeston on Aug. 12, 1918, and passed away at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter on Nov. 23, 2005, at the age of 87 years, 3 months and 8 days...
Norma Stephens (11/22/05)
Norma Stephens, daughter of the late John H. Ayers and Guy Eula Corbitt Ayers, was born on Sept. 28, 1931, at Lexington, Tenn., and died in the Hernando Pasco Hospice Care Center at Brooksville, Fla., on Nov. 18, 2005, at the age of 74. Mrs. Stephens was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Brooksville, a former member of First Baptist Church in Dexter, a homemaker, a former resident of Dexter currently residing in Brooksville, Fla...
Lottie Mae Gunn (11/22/05)
Lottie Mae Gunn, the daughter of the late George W. and Ada Stark Clark, was born in Bryant on July 9, 1924, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at the age of 81. Lottie had lived in the Dexter area all her life and was raised by her grandmother, the late Rhonda Caroline Stark. ...
Grover Alvin Caldwell (11/22/05)
Grover Alvin Caldwell, son of the late Ova A. Caldwell and Orpha L. Carter Caldwell, was born on March 21, 1921, at Puxico and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at the age of 84. Mr. Caldwell was a member of the Duck Creek Baptist Church, a carpenter for many years, and a resident of Dexter...
Eslie Fish (11/22/05)
Eslie Fish, son of Sherman Fish and Osa Ola McDaniel Fish, was born July 21, 1912, in Zalma and died Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at Craighead County Nursing Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was a farmer and worked as a machinist at Bussman Fuse Co. and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Greensboro Road Church of Christ in Jonesboro...
Samantha Vaughn (11/18/05)
Funeral services for Samantha Vaughn will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter.
Norma Stephens (11/18/05)
Norma Stephens, a former resident of Dexter, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, in the Hernando Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, Fla., at the age of 74. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Boyce L. McCalmon (11/18/05)
Boyce L. McCalmon, 84, of Farmington, died in St. Louis on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005. He was born in Boonville, Miss., on Aug. 13, 1921, to the late Thomas and Josephine Johnson McCalmon. He was inducted into the United States Army on Nov. 17, 1944. He received his honorable discharge on Nov. 26, 1946...
Samantha Gail Vaughn (11/16/05)
Samantha Gail Vaughn, the daughter of the late Elaine Vaughn Northern, was born in Dexter on Oct. 30, 1982, and died due to injuries received in an automobile accident near Bloomfield on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at the age of 23. A complete obituary will be published later...
Eugene Ernest Parks (11/16/05)
Eugene Ernest Parks, the son of the late Emmett and Ora Seager Parks, was born in Chaffee on Nov. 1, 1921, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, at the age of 84. He had lived in Southeast Missouri and the Dexter area all of his life. He was a Baptist and had worked as a carpenter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
William L. Rose (11/16/05)
William L. Rose, son of the late Escho Burr Rose and Clarsie E. Rennison Rose, was born on Feb. 3, 1932, at Toledo, Ohio and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at the age of 73. Mr. Rose was a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korean War, a semi-truck driver for many years, and a resident of Dexter...
Lourene Caldwell Thacker (11/16/05)
Lourene Caldwell Thacker, daughter of the late William Wesley Caldwell and Nora Hoke Caldwell, was born Feb. 4, 1920, in Chickasaw County, Miss., and died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at Kennett, at the age of 85. She was a homemaker and a member of College Hill Baptist Church in Calhoun County but attended the Boekerton Baptist Church in Portageville...
Mary Knight Cox (11/16/05)
Mary Cox, daughter of the late William R. Knight and Margaret Berry Knight, was born on March 18, 1921, at Goshen, Ark., and died at St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland, Ill., on Nov. 14, 2005, at the age of 84. Mary was a member of Southwest Church of Nazarene in Dexter, a member of Dexter Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, a retired secretary for Missouri State Probation and Parole in Dexter and Sikeston for 20 years, and a resident of Dexter...
William L. Rose (11/15/05)
William Rose, a resident of Dexter, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 73. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lola Agnes Moore (11/15/05)
Lola Agnes Moore, the daughter of the late Roy William and Mattie hardesty Ward, was born on hardesty Ridge near Blytheville, Ark., on Aug. 18, 1933, and died at her home in Greenville on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at the age of 72. She had lived in Holcomb for many years and had resided in Greenville the past seven years. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Campbell...
Diane Coffer (11/15/05)
Diane Coffer, the daughter of the late William E. and Ona Asher Dial, was born in Holcomb on May 24, 1951, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at the age of 54. She had lived in Charter Oak where she graduated from high school. She moved to Sikeston in 1969. She was retired from Southwestern Bell after 35 years of service...
Essie Jewell Griffin (11/15/05)
Essie Jewell Griffin, daughter of the late William Edward and Bertha Wilson Prince, was born in Delaplaine, Ark., on Nov. 12, 1924, and died in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at the age of 80. She had lived in California for several years before moving to Essex in 1982. ...
Marvin J. Gough (11/15/05)
Marvin J. Gough of Flint, Mich., formerly of Dexter, was born in Dexter on Aug. 4, 1922, the son of the late William and Addie Gough and died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Avalon Hospice. He was a veteran of World War II. On May 8, 1946, he was united in marriage to Norma Stoker...
Jonelle Walker (11/15/05)
Jonelle Walker, daughter of the late Richard Oates and Vallie Lowe Oates, was born on Aug. 22, 1927, at Holcomb and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Nov. 13, 2005, at the age of 78. Mrs. Walker was of the Baptist faith, a housewife and a resident of Bernie...
Kaden Wayne Hahs (11/13/05)
Kaden Wayne Hahs, son of Tammie Lynn Hahs, was born and died on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Survivors include his mother, Tammie Lynn Hahs of Bloomfield; his maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Lana Hahs of Pontoon Beach, Ill., and Sandra and Ronnie Wells of Bloomfield; his maternal great-grandparents, John and Wanda Hahs of Fairmont City, Ill...
Grover M.K. O'Hare (11/08/05)
Grover M.K. O'Hare, a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., died on on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, in the Memorial Medical Center at Jacksonville, Fla., at the age of 64. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Zelma Arith Findley (11/08/05)
Zelma Arith Findley, daughter of the late James and Margaret Ford Boyd, was born in Victor, Ark., on Sept. 11, 1919, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at the age of 86. She had lived in Essex for the past 58 years and was an avid gardener, putting out a large garden every year. She was a member of the Bird's Corner Assembly of God Church near Essex...
Willa D. Wilmath (11/08/05)
Willa D. Wilmath, daughter of Audie Chapman Burnett of Dexter and the late Boyd Burnett, was born on Oct. 25, 1933, at Parma and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at the age of 72. Mrs. Wilmath was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, the former owner of the Wilmath Rest Home in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Carrie Pauline Teeter (11/08/05)
Carrie Pauline Teeter, daughter of the late Wilce Tinsley Waldrop and Dora Faircloth Waldrop, was born on Sept. 10, 1914, at Braggadocio and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at the age of 91. Mrs. Teeter was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Bloomfield, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Clarence Wesley Wilhite (11/08/05)
Clarence Wilhite, son of the late Benjamin Oliver Wilhite and Claudia Moore Wilhite, was born on Nov. 8, 1920, at Willhite, La., and died at his residence in rural Dexter on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at the age of 84. Mr. Wilhite was a veteran of the United States Army serving 39 months in World War II, of which 29 months were spent as a surgical technician in the 52nd field hospital in the Salamons and Philippines. He was also a self-employed farmer and mechanic...
Carrie Teeter (11/06/05)
Carrie Teeter, a resident of Dexter, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 91. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lela Mann (11/06/05)
Lela Pauline Mann, daughter of the late Paul Chambers and Eveco Hughes Chambers, was born May 14, 1917, at Benton, Ky., and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at the age of 88. Mrs. Mann had been a cook at the Dudley school, had cleaned houses and was a resident of Dexter...
Vera Mae Warren (11/06/05)
Vera Mae Warren, daughter of the late Luther Oliver and Ora Miller Oliver, was born Aug. 28, 1921, at Campbell and departed this life at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at the age of 84. Mrs. Warren was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter, a former welder with Emerson Electric in St. Louis, a former paster with the International Shoe Company in Dexter, a baby-sitter in Dexter for several years and a resident of Dexter...
Lela Mann (11/04/05)
Lela Mann, a resident of Dexter, died on Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Vera Mae Warren (11/04/05)
Vera Mae Warren, a resident of Dexter, died on Nov. 3, 2005, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 84. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
William E. Acord (11/04/05)
William E. Acord, son of the late Arthur Bertis Acord and Pearl Mae Howell Acord, was born on March 13, 1932, at Dexter and died in the John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center at St. Louis on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at the age of 73. Mr. Acord was a former employee of Adams and McCord Paint Contractors in Dexter for over 30 years, a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korean War and a resident of Dexter...
Rev. Therman Lee King (11/04/05)
Rev. Therman Lee King, son of the late Herman King and Edith Proffer King, was born on Aug. 4, 1924, at Swinton and died in his residence at Dexter on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at the age of 81. Rev. King had been a General Baptist minister for the past 47 years and had served as pastor for the Faith General Baptist Church in Morehouse for the past 20 years. ...
Kathryn Lucille Matthews (11/04/05)
Kathryn Lucille Matthews, daughter of Madge Brown Noyes of Cape Girardeau and the late Drexel Noyes, was born on March 22, 1939, at Parma and died in her residence near Dexter on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at the age of 66. Mrs. Matthews was a member of the New Hope General Baptist Church near Essex; a 33-year employee of the Production Credit Association where she worked as bookkeeper and a resident of rural Dexter...
Wesley Gene Wheeler (11/04/05)
Wesley Gene Wheeler, 38, of Jacksonville, Ark., died Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, in Hot Springs, Ark. He was born April 12, 1967, in Bloomfield, to Larry Lee and Glenda Gordon Wheeler. He was preceded in death by his father. Survivors include his mother, Glenda Koser of Jacksonville, Ark.; three brothers, Clinton Wheeler of Jacksonville, Richard Wheeler and Curtis Dore, all of Tacoma, Wash.; two sisters, Vera Porter of Jacksonville and Alanna Jenkins of Lonoke, Ark...
Thurman King (11/03/05)
Thurman King, a resident of Dexter, died on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, in his residence at Dexter at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Kathryn Matthews (11/03/05)
Kathryn Matthews, a resident of Dexter, died on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, in her residence at the age of 65. Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel...
Lillie Mae Johnson (11/03/05)
Lillie Mae Johnson, the daughter of the late Jonas and Emma Porter, was born in Bernie on Jan. 16, 1926, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, at the age of 79. She had lived in Southeast Missouri all her life and was a resident of Sikeston at the time of her death. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grayridge...
Jeff Alan McFall (11/03/05)
Jeff Alan McFall, a resident of Scott City, was born Dec. 15, 1960, in Sycamore, Ill., the son of Ruby Denny and the late John L. McFall, and died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at the age of 44. He was married to Melissa Jean Gray on April 3, 1982, in Scott City...
William Acord (11/02/05)
William Acord, a resident of Dexter, died Nov. 1, 2005, in the John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center in St. Louis at the age of 73. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Helen Margaret Hull (11/02/05)
Helen Margaret Hull died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Evansville, Ind. She was born Sept. 20, 1917, in Puxico, the daughter of Othniel Spray Edwards and Nanny Belle Johnson. Helen's husband Louie R. Hull preceded her in death...
Angela Poe (11/02/05)
Angela Marie McCoy Poe, daughter of Anna McCoy Roper of Wappapello and the late Darrell Gene McCoy, was born Aug. 27, 1976, at Dexter and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, Oct. 28, 2005, at the age of 29. Angela was a packer for Fancy Farms near Bernie and a resident of rural Bernie...
Jeffery Lynn Brittian (11/01/05)
Jeffery Lynn Brittian, son of Roger Flanigan and Jean Lee White, was born in Birmingham, Ala., on Sept. 1, 1968, and died at his home in Dexter on Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at the age of 37. He had lived in Sikeston for many years and moved to Dexter two months ago. He was employed as propane tank filler...
Avery Harold Whitehead (11/01/05)
Avery Harold Whitehead of Waterford, Mich., died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, at the age of 91. He was the cherished husband for 63 years to the late Nevadell (2003), dear father of Thomas (Catherine) Whitehead of Orion, Mich., Richard (Brenda) Whitehead of Richmond, Texas, and the late Saundra Whitehead. ...
Thomas M. Hartle (11/01/05)
Thomas M. Hartle, son of the late Elmer Hartle and Carrie Stearns Hartle, was born Jan. 10, 1930, in the state of Missouri and died in Connellsville, Pa., on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at the age of 75. Mr. Hartle was a resident of Connellsville, Pa. He was of the Sabbatarian faith...
Shannon Dale Howell (11/01/05)
Shannon Dale Howell, son of the late Rev. Henry and Nola Wilson Howell, was born in Risco on July 8, 1946, and died at his home in Bernie on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, at the age of 59. He had lived in Bernie most of his life and graduated from Bernie High School in 1964. ...
Mattie Moring (11/01/05)
Mattie Lee McConnell Moring, 98, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 6, 1907, in Lynnville, Tenn., the daughter of the late Eddie and Beulah Stephenson McConnell, she had lived in Sikeston for over 60 years and was a member of North Acres General Baptist church in Sikeston where she taught Sunday School for many years...
Charlene Armes (11/25/05)
Charlene Armes, daughter if the late John Webb Baker and Zelia Barham Baker was born on February 20, 1919 at Dexter and died in the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff on November 23, 2005 at the age of 86. Mrs. Armes was a member of the Essex Missionary Baptist Church in Essex, a home-maker, a former resident of Essex, and a current resident of Poplar Bluff...
Vickie Renfro (11/25/05)
Vickie Renfro, a resident of Cape Girardeau, died on November 23, 2005 in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Katherine Cossey (11/21/05)
Katherine Cossey, 83, of Morehouse died on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Feb. 10, 1922, in Ripley, Tenn., to the late William and Clara Midget Kellick. She was a homemaker and restaurant cook for Ramada Inn and at Lambert's Cafe for 25 years. She was a member of the First Oneness Pentecostal Church of Morehouse...
Roy Allen McAnulty (11/21/05)
Roy Allen McAnulty, son of the late Robert Allen and Marquerette Young McAnulty, was born in Pope County, Ark., near Russellville on March 22, 1923, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Nov. 17, 2005, at the age of 82. He had lived in Southeast Missouri since 1942 and had resided in Sikeston the past 20 years. ...
Norma Stephens (11/21/05)
Norma Stephens, daughter of the late John H. Ayers and Guy Eula Corbitt Ayers was born on September 28, 1931 at Lexington, Tenn., and died in the Hernando Pasco Hospice Care Center at Brooksville, Fla., on November 18, 2005 at the age of 74. Mrs. Stephens was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Brooksville, a former member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a home-maker, a former resident of Dexter, currently residing in Brooksville, Fla...
Patricia Brickhaus (11/21/05)
Patricia Brickhaus, daughter of the late Walter Mathew Brickhaus and Mildred Flora Ochs Brickhaus was born on July 29, 1954 at Perryville and departed this life in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at St. Louis on November 16, 2005 at the age of 51. Ms. Brickhaus was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Dexter where she was a member of the choir and served as church organist, a teacher at T.S. ...
Samantha Gail Vaughn (11/17/05)
Samantha Gail Vaughn, daughter of the late Elaine Vaughn Northern, was born in Dexter on Oct. 30, 1982, and died due to injuries received in an automobile accident near Bloomfield on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at the age of 23. She had lived in Dexter all her life. She was a licensed medical technician and had worked at Beverly Health & Rehab Center and Central Gardens in Dexter...
Timothy Ray Minton (11/11/05)
Timothy Ray Minton, son of Frank Ray Minton and Sandra Brown, was born Oct. 24, 1970, at St. Charles, Ill., and died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 35. He had been a welder for American Railroad Industries and was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Malden...
Grover M.K. O'Hare (11/11/05)
Grover M.K. O'Hare, son of the late Keith O'Hare and Marie Jones O'Hare, was born on May 1, 1944, at Dudley and died in the Memorial Medical Center at Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at the age of 64. Mr. O'Hare was a veteran of the United States Navy where he served for 20 years, a former employee of Sea Land. He volunteered as treasurer for the DAV Chapter 1 in Jacksonville, Fla., and was a resident of Jacksonville, formerly of Stoddard County...
Lawrence Arends (11/11/05)
Lawrence Arends, son of Tony Arends and Ruth Ann Johnson Arends, was born on Nov. 25, 1993, at Marquette, Mich., and died at his residence in Bernie on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at the age of 11. Larry was a student at the Bernie Elementary School and was in the sixth grade. He was a member of the Bethany General Baptist Church of rural Campbell...
Herschel DeWitt (11/11/05)
Herschel E. DeWitt, son of the late Hollis DeWitt and Effie Rattlif DeWitt, was born on April 23, 1935, at Matthews and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at the age of 70. Mr. DeWitt was a member of the Essex Church of Christ, a former warehouse worker for Flemining Company in Sikeston, a veteran of the United States Army and a resident of rural Essex...
Byron Phillips (11/10/05)
Byron Phillips, son of the late Charles Edward Phillips and Licci Elsie Cox Phillips, was born on May 3, 1920 at Zadock and died in his residence at Bloomfield on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at the age of 85. Mr. Phillips was a farmer, former chief of police in Bloomfield, and a former heavy equipment operator. He was of the General Baptist faith and a resident of Bloomfield...
Herschel Dewitt (11/10/05)
Herschel Dewitt, a resident of rural Essex, died on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 70. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Lawrence Arends (11/10/05)
Lawrence Arends, a resident of Bernie, died at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at the age of 11. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Sharon Sue Miller (11/09/05)
Sharon Sue Miller was born June 3, 1945, in St. Louis, the daughter of Francis and Theresa Greer, and died Oct. 21, 2005, at Bloomfield at the age of 60. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She married Marvin "Sonny" Miller on June 22, 1963, at East St. Louis, Ill., and they had made their home in Bloomfield for many years...
Mae Ida Whitaker (11/09/05)
Mae Ida Whitaker, the daughter of the late Leonard "Man" and Ollie Mae Jones Getter, was born in Marvell, Ark. on March 10, 1940, and died at her home in Essex on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at the age of 65. She had lived in the Essex area for the past 49 years. She had attended the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grayridge under the fellowship of G.W. Harris of Sikeston...