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Obituaries from March 2006

Chester Ray Carver (03/31/06)
Chester Ray Carver, 47, of McGee was born Oct. 26, 1958, at Advance, the son of Jessie and Irene Jaco Carver, and died March 30, 2006, at the Beverly Health Center in Bloomfield. Chester was a member of the First Baptist Church of Poplar Bluff. Survivors include three brothers, Floyd Carver of Robertsville, Fred Carver of St. Louis, and Wilford Carver of Lowndes; and three sisters, Beulah Clubbs of Sullivan, Vetadeen Clubbs of Zalma, and Edna Sanders of Bloomfield...
Otis Gregory (03/30/06)
Otis Gregory, a resident of Dexter, died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at the age of 75. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2006, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2006, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel...
Ray E. Stephens (03/30/06)
Ray E. Stephens, a resident of Dexter, died on March 29, 2006, at the Cedargate Health Center of Poplar Bluff at the age of 96. He was born on June 22, 1909, at Morley and lived most of his life in Butler and Stoddard Counties. He was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a farmer and long-time merchant...
Richard A. Greene (03/30/06)
Richard A. Greene, the son of Charlotte K. Lawrence Greene and the late Rev. Charles Greene, was born in Lucedale, Miss., on June 26, 1967, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at the age of 38. Mr. Greene has lived in Southeast Missouri the past 25 years...
Dorothy Catherine McCarty (03/30/06)
Dorothy Catherine McCarty, the daughter of the late Charles O. and Henrietta Louise Ostoff Hale, was born in Fredericktown on May 31, 1925, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at the age of 80...
Francis Schulte (03/16/06)
Francis Schulte died on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, in the Stigler-Haskell County Hospital at Stigler, Okla. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Bonnie Lou Schindler (03/16/06)
Bonnie Lou Schindler, daughter of the late William and Virginia Snider, was born on May 18, 1923, at Dry Valley and died in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at St. Louis on Monday, March 13, 2006, at the age of 82. Mrs. Schindler was a homemaker, a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary at Wappapello, a former resident of Morehouse and Dexter, currently residing at Chesterfield...
Glenda Fay Wren Johnson (03/16/06)
Glenda Johnson, daughter of the late Lloyd Wren and Geneva Henson Wren, was born July 7, 1944, in Flint, Mich., and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at the age of 61. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Faith Apostolic Church in Sturdivant, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Gertrude Olia Ryan Downie (03/16/06)
Gertrude Olia Ryan Downie, the daughter of the late Joseph Patrick and Olia Elgin Bryant Ryan, was born in Union County, Miss., on March 7, 1915, and died at the Christian Health Care in Nevada on Friday, March 10, 2006, at the age of 91. She and Laird Downie were united in marriage on Aug. 16, 1936, at Dyersburg, Tenn...
Glenda Johnson (03/15/06)
Glenda Johnson, a resident of Dexter, died March 14, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 61. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Raymond Parker, Sr. (03/15/06)
Raymond Parker, Sr., son of the late William and Evelyn McDaniel Parker, was born in Perkins on Jan. 7, 1914, and died at the Arbor Place in Festus on Monday, March 13, 2006, at the age of 92. He had worked as a farmer for many years. He was married to Caroline Blanche Surface, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 1983...
Roy T. Cazee, Jr. (03/15/06)
Roy T. ("Tim") Cazee, Jr. , of Linton, Ind., was born April 9, 1953, in Bloomington, Ind., the son of Roy T. Cazee and Veneta Philpott Cazee. He died March 4, 2006, at his residence. He had been a construction worker and was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1974 to 1980...
Bonnie Schindler (03/14/06)
Bonnie Schindler, a resident of Dexter died on Monday, March 13, 2006 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Virginia Rose Spears (03/14/06)
Virginia Rose Spears, 67, of Advance was born Jan. 20, 1939, at Dudley, daughter of the late Thurman and Minnie Mossman O'Neal, and died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at her home. She was a homemaker and the president of the Advance Eagles Auxiliary. She and James "Bud" Spears were united in marriage on June 25, 1957, at Bloomfield, and he preceded her in death on March 17, 2005...
Geraldine Griffey (03/09/06)
Geraldine (Gerri) Griffey, 82, of Kingsland, Ga., died Friday, March 3, 2006, at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., following injuries resulting from an auto accident. She was born of the late Luther and Bertha May Davis in Bernie. She had been a resident of Kingsland, Ga., for the last 10 years after retiring from the Jefferson County Colorado Assessors office...
Margaret Jean Graham Davis (03/07/06)
Margaret Jean Graham Davis, daughter of the late Harvey D. and Mary Ellen Sanders Graham, was born in Parma on May 23, 1938, and died at her home in Parma on Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the age of 67. She was a lifelong resident of Parma and a member of the Parma First Baptist Church...
Beulah May (Murphy) Summers (03/07/06)
Beulah May (Murphy) Summers, 93, of Dexter, died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Summers was born the daughter of John Neal and Mary Elizabeth (Robinson) Murphy on Nov. 17, 1912, at Bernie and married the late Alfred Albert Summers on Oct. 3, 1934, at Poplar Bluff...
Geraldine "Gerri" Davis (03/07/06)
Geraldine "Gerri" Davis, 82, of Kingsland, Ga., died Friday, March 3, 2006, at Shands of Jacksonville after injuries resulting from auto accident. She was born to the late Luther and Bertha Mae Davis on June 11, 1923, in Bernie. She had been a resident of Kingsland, Ga., for the past 10 years coming from Colorado. ...
Carl B. "Bunk" Swallows (03/07/06)
Carl B. "Bunk" Swallows, 78, of Puxico died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at his residence, Mr. Swallows was born Nov. 29, 1927, in Bloomfield. A former resident of Bloomfield and Poplar Bluff, he moved to Puxico in 1963. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II. He was employed at Southwestern Bell and retired in 1986 after 35 years...
Peggy Boshear (03/07/06)
Peggy J. Boshear, the daughter of the late Carl and Ruth Strickland, was born in Bainbridge, Ga., on Feb. 22, 1939, and died at her home in Puxico on Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the age of 67. She had resided in Puxico since 1995. She enjoyed reading...
Sarah Mae Vaughn (03/07/06)
Sarah Mae Vaughn, daughter of the late Louis a. and Hallie Trammell Parker, was born in Calhoun City, Miss., on Dec. 7, 1942, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Friday, March 3, 2006, at the age of 63. She had resided in Dexter, Bloomfield and Essex areas most of her life...
Charles E. Propst (03/07/06)
Charles E. Propst was born Nov. 16, 1939, at Advance and died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at his residence in Zalma. He attended the Dongola Church and was a self-employed carpenter. Survivors include three sons, Charles A. Propst and Daniel Propst of Zalma, and Dennis Propst of Puxico; three daughters, Kathy Miller of Dexter, Malinda Propst and Charlotte Propst of Zalma; one brother, Melvin Propst of Bloomfield; and one-half brother, Leon Fredwell of Poplar Bluff...
Cleo M. Cooper (03/05/06)
Cleo M. Cooper, daughter of the late Albert M. Bornemann and Ada George Bornemann, was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Stoddard County and died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Lutheran Hope in Cape Girardeau. She was retired from Inland Shoe Factory and Stoddard County Board of Elections. She was a member of the Oak Ridge General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
John H. Mick (03/05/06)
John Hughlon Mick, son of the late Hughlon and Maude Mick, was born at Blytheville, Ark. on Sept. 9, 1922, and died at Missouri Southern Healthier in Dexter on Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the age of 83. Mr. Mick had lived in the Bloomfield community since 1957 and was a former member of the West Pleasant Valley Methodist Church. He was a retired farmer, a member of Bloomfield Lodge #153 A.F. & A.M., and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. serving in World War II...
John H. Mick (03/02/06)
John H. Mick, former resident of rural Bloomfield, died in Dexter on Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the age of 83. Funeral arrangements are pending with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Mary Christian (03/02/06)
Mary Magalene Christian, daughter of the late Oscar Wells and Rosalee Adkins Wells, was born on Nov. 11, 1912, at Hornersville and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare at Dexter on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at the age of 93. Mrs. Christian was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter, a former assembly line worker for Elder Manufacturing Company in Dexter, a former L.P.N. where she worked private in-home care and a resident of Dexter...
Ruby Lorraine Gilmore (03/28/06)
Ruby Lorraine Gilmore, daughter of the late Paul Christian Toombs and Minnie Toombs, was born on Jan. 13, 1923 in Longwood, Mo., and died after a short illness on Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Springfield. She was 83. Mrs. Gilmore graduated from Fair Grove High School in Fair Grove, Mo. She and her first husband lived in Dexter until the closure of the Malden Air Base in 1960, when they moved to the Springfield area. For 30 years, she operated Draperies by Ruby in Springfield...
Rev. Paul E. Montgomery (03/28/06)
Rev. Paul E. Montgomery, son of the late John Silas Montgomery and Charity Mae Kiefer Montgomery, was born on Nov. 29, 1932, in Gideon and died at Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday, March 25, 2006, at the age of 73...
Celia Ross (03/28/06)
Celia Ross, 75, died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Eddyville, Ky., daughter of the late Joe E. Robertson and Tyline Tucker. She was a teacher in the D.A.E.O.C. Headstart Program for over 20 years and a member of the Temple of Faith General Baptist Church...
Sally McGowen (03/28/06)
Sally McGowen, the daughter of Eva Mae Hazel Phillips and the late Everett Phillips, was born in Bloomfield on April 5, 1956, and died at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis on Friday, March 24, 2006, at the age of 49. She had lived in Puxico and Dexter all of her life...
Lucas D. Lemons (03/28/06)
Lucas D. Lemons, 25, of Marble Hill, formerly of Zalma, was born July 30, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Harold and Barbara Hughes Lemons, and died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Marble Hill. Lucas was a 1998 graduate of Zalma High School. He was the shop foreman at Lemons Coin Machine Co. in Cape Girardeau. He was also a member of the Zalma Masonic Lodge 545 A.F. & A.M...
Mildred Payne (03/28/06)
Mildred Marie Payne, daughter of the late James Stafford and Fannie Cashion Stafford, was born on Nov. 7, 1922, at Gibson and died in the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter on Sunday, March 26, 2006, at the age of 83. Mrs. Payne was of the pentecostal faith, the owner of Payne's Shoe Store in downtown Dexter for over 30 years with her late husband, and a resident of Dexter...
Bernice Yvonne Sandlin (03/24/06)
Bernice Yvonne Sandlin, the daughter of the late John Fred Flippin and Grace Reed Flippin, was born in Flippin, Ark., on Feb. 12, 1921, and died at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City on Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at the age of 85. She had lived in Dudley until 1979 before moving to Imperial...
Carla Jo Brown (03/24/06)
Carla Jo Brown, 41, of Advance was born May 15, 1964, at Fort Riley, Kan., the daughter of Jerry and Yong Cha Kang Philpott, and died Thursday, March 23, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was a homemaker. On Nov. 30, 1993, at Zalma, she and James Brown were united in marriage, and he survives of the home...
Authur L. Litton (03/24/06)
Authur L. Litton, son of the late George Washington Litton and Athia Thompson Litton, was born April 18, 1930, and died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Elkhart General Hospital in Elkhart, Ind. He was united in marriage to Armareeta Lindley on Nov. 9, 1949, at Piggott, Ark...
Alice Carney (03/24/06)
Alice Rebecca Aarant Combest Carney, daughter of the late Minor Anthom Aarant and Mary Annie Long Aarant, was born on July 22, 1917, at Chidester, Ark., and died in the Springfield Rehab and Health Care Center at Springfield on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at the age of 88...
Zachary Gore (03/23/06)
Zachary Gore, the son of Claude Gore III and Wendi Burchett Gore, was born in Sikeston on June 16, 1995, and died at his home in Wappapello on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at the age of 10. Zachary had lived in Wappapello most all his life. His biggest enjoyment was listening to music...
Charles Yeakey (03/23/06)
William Charles Yeakey, son of the late William David Yeakey and Holly Fern Teer Yeakey, was born on March 27, 1930, at Aid and died in the Oakwood Hospital at Taylor, Mich., on Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at the age of 75. Mr. Yeakey was an inspector for Chrysler Corporation, a resident of Taylor, Mich., formerly of Aid...
Hershel Boyt (03/23/06)
Hershel Boyt, son of the late John Henry Boyt and Marie Linneman Boyt, was born on Feb. 22, 1915, near Essex and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at the age of 91. Mr. Boyt was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter, a retired mechanics teacher in the Sikeston Public Schools, a former airline mechanic with T.W.A., and Ozark Airlines, a veteran of the United States Army Air Force serving in World War II, a former member of the Missouri National Guard, a member of the Dexter Masonic Lodge #532, American Legion and a resident of Dexter.. ...
Rev. Frank Bain (03/23/06)
Rev. Frank Bain, son of the late Lester F. Bain and Naomi Lingle Bain, was born on Jan. 30, 1939, at Pocahontas, Ark., and died at his residence in Dexter on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at the age of 67. Rev. Bain was the pastor of Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid. ...
Alice Carne (03/23/06)
Alice Carney died on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, in the Springfield Rehab and Health Care Center at Springfield at the age of 88. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2006, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2006, in the First General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Edwin E. Vaughn (03/22/06)
Edwin E. Vaughn, 73, was born Aug. 17, 1932, at Dexter and died Monday, March 20, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. He was a member of the New Life Pentecostal Church in Dexter and had retired from Puralator in Dexter. He was the son of the late Arthur Lee Vaughn and Ruby Maze Vaughn...
Duel V. Davis (03/22/06)
Duel V. Davis, was born Feb. 22, 1916, at Hardin County, Tenn., and died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at Puxico Nursing Center. He had been a resident of Dudley and had lived in this area since 1951. He was a member of the Mingo Saddle Club and had been a farmer and sawmill operator...
Alice Carney (03/22/06)
Alice Carney, former resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, March 22, 2006, in the Springfield Rehab and Health Care Center at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Rev. Frank Bain (03/22/06)
Rev. Frank Bain, a resident of Dexter, died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, in his reisdence at Dexter at the age of 67. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
William Charles Yeakey (03/22/06)
William Charles Yeakey, formerly of rural Dexter, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2006, in the Oakwood Hospital at Taylor, Mich., at the age of 75. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Beulah "Boots" Hartz (03/21/06)
Beulah "Boots" Hartz, the daughter of the late Willim J. and Ora Bates Johnston, was born in Victoria, La., on Aug. 20, 1921, and died at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center on Saturday, March 18, 2006, at the age of 84. Mrs. Hartz' family moved to Dale Spur just south of Puxico where she was raised. ...
Wayne Stevens (03/21/06)
Wayne Maurice Stevens, son of the late Linous Stevens and Beulah Campbell Stevens, was born on Jan. 27, 1939, near Dexter and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, March 18, 2006, at the age of 67. Mr. Stevens was a farmer, a veteran of the United States Navy and a resident of rural Essex...
Arvel N. Menley (03/21/06)
Arvel N. Menley, the son of the late henry Everet and Sarah Ellen Leffel Menley, was born in Stoddard County on April 23, 1917, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Sunday, March 19, 2006, at the age of 88. Mr. Menley had lived in Southeast Missouri all his life. He had worked as a farmer and had also worked at Swift's Poultry Plant in Dexter...
Neal Hendrix (03/17/06)
Neal Hendrix, the son of the late Wilburn and Pauline Hancock Hendrix, was born in Puxico on Sept. 27, 1934, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at the age of 71. Mr. Hendrix had lived in Alton, Ill., for several years and returned to Puxico in 1967. He owned and operated Neal's Garage and was a transmission specialist. He was an avid fan of all car racing...
Frances A. Schulte (03/17/06)
Frances Ann Schulte, daughter of the late Tony Hosenfield, was born at Brownwood on June 20, 1918, and died in the Stigler-Haskell County Hospital in Stigler, Okla., on Monday, March 15, 2006, at the age of 87. She was united in marriage to Henry F. Schulte. He preceded his wife in death on June 20, 1964...
Charlie Garner (03/13/06)
Charlie Garner, 92, of Advance was born Jan. 23, 1914, at Hiram, the son of the late Bob and Roselyn McCollough, and died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was a retired farmer and also had been a mechanic at Mirly's Implement Co. in Advance...
John H. Mick (03/03/06)
John Hughlon Mick, son of the late Hughlon and Maude Mick, was born at Blytheville, Ark. on Sept. 9, 1922, and died at Missouri Southern Healthier in Dexter on Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the age of 83. Mr. Mick had lived in the Bloomfield community since 1957 and was a former member of the West Pleasant Valley Methodist Church. He was a retired farmer, a member of Bloomfield Lodge #153 A.F. & A.M., and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. serving in World War II...
Cleo M. Cooper (03/03/06)
Cleo M. Cooper died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.. Morgan Funeral Home of Advance is in charge of local arrangements.
Thomas W. Nieters (03/01/06)
Thomas W. Nieters, son of the late George Nieters and Mayme Ellison Nieters, was born on Nov. 2, 1912, at St. Louis and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at the age of 93. Mr. Nieters was a retired machinist for McDonald-Douglas at St. Louis, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...