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Obituaries from May 2006

Lorene Abernathy (05/31/06)
Lorene Abernathy, a resident of Dexter, died on Tuesday, May 30, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at the age of 67. Funeral services are being planned for Thursday, June 1, 2006, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Aurellia Ione Jennings (05/31/06)
Aurellia Ione Jennings, daughter of the late Roy Burton Minton and Sarah Jane Meade Minton, was born on June 1, 1921, at Dexter and died on Thursday, May 25, 2006, in Waterford, Mich., at Canterbury On The Lake at the age of 84. Mrs. Jennings was a member of the Waterford Community Church, a member of the Daughters of The American Revolution, a homemaker, a resident of Waterford, Mich., formerly of Dexter...
Betty Louise Meier Hardesty (05/30/06)
Betty Louise Meier Hardesty, the daughter of the late Harry J. and Welta Lewis Meier, was born in Parma on Oct. 24, 1927, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Monday, May 29, 2006, at the age of 78. She had lived in Parma most of her life but had lived in Gulfport, Miss., for two and one-half years. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Malden...
G.H. Parsons (05/28/06)
G.H. Parsons, son of the late James W. Parsons and Minnie Drewrey Parsons, was born on August 6, 1933 at Delaware, Arkansas and departed this life in the Heartland Residential Care Center at Cape Girardeau on May 25, 2006 at the age of 72. Mr. Parsons was of the Baptist faith, a retired truck driver for American Bakeries in St. Louis, a member of the Teamsters and a resident of Dexter...
Eathel Ella Wilson (05/28/06)
Eathel Ella Wilson, daughter of the late Edgar Losh and Pearl Abernathy Losh, was born on Feb. 16, 1916, at Bernie and died at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Thursday, May 25, 2006, at the age of 90. Mrs. Wilson was a lifelong resident of Bernie, a homemaker and a member of the White Oak General Baptist Church of rural Bernie...
G.H. Parsons (05/26/06)
G.H. Parsons a resident of Dexter, died on May 25, 2006, in the Heartland Care and Rehab Center at Cape Girardeau at the age of 72. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Eathel Wilson (05/26/06)
Eathel Wilson, a former resident of Bernie, died on May 25, 2006, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Aron "Jack" Thompson (05/26/06)
Aron "Jack" Thompson, son of ;the late Jeff and Dessie Mae Young Thompson, was born in Rosston, Ark., on June 20, 1918, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on May 23, 2006, at the age of 87. Mr. Thompson had worked as a shipping clerk for a furniture company and had worked for over 12 years for the Richland High School. ...
Clifton Cooper (05/23/06)
Clifton Cooper, son of the late Clarence Clifton Cooper and Arlie White Cooper, was born on Nov. 10, 1921, near Marmaduke, Ark., and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the age of 84. Mr. Cooper was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a former employee of the City of Dexter Street Department, retiring after 30 years of service, a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II and a resident of Dexter...
Gary Donald Martin (05/23/06)
Gary Donald Martin, son of the late Rufus C. and Audrey Shriner, was born in Caraway, Ark., on Oct. 26, 1945, and died on Friday, May 19, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 60. Mr. Martin had been a resident of rural Essex all his life. He was the former owner of Martin Hill Retirement Home near Essex. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during Viet Nam...
Farris Lee "Gus" Sliger (05/23/06)
Farris Lee "Gus"Sliger, 69, of Pana, Ill., died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at 9:44 p.m. in Pana Community Hospital located in Pana, Ill. He was born April 24, 1937, in Morehouse, the son of Herbert Lee and Edna Maris Farris Sliger. He had retired from Pana Township due to illness. He enjoyed fishing and loved his grandkids...
Norman "Nellie" Underwood (05/18/06)
Norman "Nellie" Underwood, a resident of Bloomfield, died Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Melola Ann Loughary (05/18/06)
Melola Ann Loughary, 89, of Advance was born March 15, 1917, at Lowndes, the daughter of Tom and Dovie Phillips Newell, and died Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at the Advance Nursing Center. Melola was a homemaker and a member of Christ Gospel Church of Puxico...
Nathaniel Rainey, (05/17/06)
Nathaniel Rainey, a resident of Malden, died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at the age of 80. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Debra Joyce Rose (05/17/06)
Debra Joyce Rose, the daughter of Brenda Boon, was born in St. Louis on June 8, 1957, and died at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on May 15, 2006, at the age of 48. She was raised in Puxico, moved to Poplar Bluff before moving to Dexter, where she has lived for many years. She had worked as a dispatcher for B & J Trucking in Kennett and had also prepared taxes...
Cleveland Taylor (05/16/06)
Cleveland Taylor, the son of the late John and Ruth Taylor, was born in Essex on July 5, 1936, and died at his home near Essex on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at the age of 69. Mr. Taylor retired from the Swift Corporation where he worked for 30 years. On Marcy 7, 2004, he married Bernice Dennis in their home...
Cleveland Taylor (05/12/06)
Cleveland Taylor, a resident of rural Essex, died at his home near Essex on Wednesday, May 10, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home of Dexter.
Albert McCulley (05/12/06)
Albert McCulley, 57, of Bell City was born May 13, 1948, at Bell City, the son of the late Henry and Rose McCulley, and died on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at his home. Albert was a laborer. He was also a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Army...
Elsie McClard Dowdy (05/25/06)
Elsie McClard Dowdy, 96, formerly of Dexter, was born on Aug. 5, 1909, and died on May 18, 2006, in Hurricane, W. Va. Elsie was the daughter of the late James Benton McClard and Laura Belle McClard. She was the eighth of 10 children and was preceded in death by her five brothers and four sisters...
Carl E. Carrier (05/24/06)
CW4 (Ret.) Carl Eugene Carrier, son of the late John and Bessie Smith Carrier, was born at Bell City on May 13, 1932, and died at his home near Bloomfield on Saturday, May 20, 2006, at the age of 74. Mr. Carrier spent 23 years serving in the U.S. Army. ...
Hazel Hitt (05/22/06)
Hazel Bertha Hitt was born at Arbor on Nov. 7, 1916, and died at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield on Friday, May 19, 2006, at the age of 89. Mrs. Hitt had spent most of her life in the Bloomfield community. She was a retired employee of Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield. She was married to Marvin Hitt, and he preceded her in death...
Mildred Gregory (05/22/06)
Mildred Gregory, daughter of the late Carl Minehart and Maude Jaynes Minehart was born on June 14, 1932 at Lavalle and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on May 18, 2006 at the age of 73. Mrs. Gregory was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Dexter. She moved to Rockford, Ill., in 1950 and was a Sunday School Teacher for the Assembly of God church in Rockford. Following her husband's retirement, they moved back to Dexter in 1987...
Clifton Cooper (05/22/06)
Clifton Cooper, a resident of Dexter, died on May 20, 2006 in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter at the age of 84. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Gary Martin (05/22/06)
Gary Martin, a resident of rural Essex, died on May 19, 2006 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Norman Underwood (05/19/06)
Norman "Nellie" Underwood, son of the late Walter and Ola Humphery Underwood, was born at Puxico on Aug. 15, 1922, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at the age of 83. Mr. Underwood had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community. ...
Nathaniel "Red" Rainey (05/19/06)
Nathaniel Rainey, son of the late Pank Rainey and Alberta Rushing Rainey, was born on June 6, 1925, at Melvina, Miss., and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at the age of 80. Mr. Rainey was a retired farmer, a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, formerly of Bernie...
Mildred D. Gregory (05/19/06)
Mildred Gregory, a resident of Dexter, died on Thursday, May 18, 2006, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 73. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Elsie Dowdy (05/19/06)
Elsie Dowdy, a former resident of Dexter, died on May 18, 2006, at Hurricane, W.Va., at the age of 96. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Clara Jean Wallace (05/16/06)
Clara Wallace, daughter of the late Boyd Wallace, Sr., and Louise Christian Wallace, was born on July 15, 1951, at Pontiac, Mich., and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Sunday, May 14, 2006, at the age of 54. Survivors include two sons, Charles Edward Norman, Jr., of Michigan and Lewis Mike Jameson, Jr., of Dexter; one daughter, Becky Hartline Norman of Dexter; one brother, Boyd Wallace, Jr., of Michigan; and one granddaughter...
Ruthie J. Carter (05/16/06)
Ruthie Joyce Carter, daughter of the late Walter and Viola Pruitt Perry, was born on Nov. 1, 1920, in the Avert community and died after an extended illness at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis on Saturday, May 13, 2006, at the age of 85. On Feb. 22, 1941, she was married to Dan W. Carter, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1968...
Delmar Rice (05/16/06)
Delmar Rice, son of the late Marion Rice and Lulu Lance Rice, was born on July 6, 1920, near Bernie and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Saturday, May 13, 2006, at the age of 85. Mr. Rice was a member of the Bernie Church of Christ, a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II, a member of the Bernie Masonic Lodge and a resident of Dexter formerly of Bernie...
Delmar J. Asa (05/16/06)
Delmar J. Asa, 73, of Columbia City, Ind., died at 5:40 a.m. May 12, 2006, at his home. He was born May 17, 1932, in Dexter, a son of Charles and Nida Fletcher Asa. His formative years were spent in Dexter where he completed his education. On Oct. 15, 1952, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1954...
Gene Bender (05/16/06)
Gene Bender, son of the late Walter Lee Bender and Velda Knodell Bender, was born on Jan. 1, 1934, at Dudley and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, May 13, 2006, at the age of 72. Mr. Bender was a retired farmer, a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Korean War and a resident of rural Dudley...
Harriet LaRue (05/11/06)
Harriet LaRue, daughter of the late Dr. Frank LaRue and Pauline Sisler LaRue, was born on July 26, 1928, in Dexter and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at the age of 77. Miss LaRue graduated from Dexter High School in 1946. ...
Nancy Jackson (05/08/06)
Nancy Jackson, daughter of the late John Bates and Elizabeth Mayberry Bates, was born in Doniphan on March 28, 1915, and died at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Thursday, May 4, 2006, at the age of 91. Mrs. Jackson had lived in Southeast Missouri and Dexter for many years. She was a homemaker and loved gardening flowers. She was of the Baptist faith...
Agnes Entrikin (05/05/06)
Sarah Agnes Entrikin, a resident of Dexter, was born Nov. 14, 1914, in Gideon and died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, at the age of 91. She was the daughter of the late Joela Amos Richardson and Nellie Mae Goodman Richardson. She was a member of the Church of God...
Nancy Jackson (05/05/06)
Nancy jackson, 91, died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on May 4, 2006. Tentative services are planned for Saturday, May 6, 2006. A complete obituary will be published later. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter is in charge of arrangements...
LeAnn Pflasterer (05/04/06)
LeAnn Pflasterer, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Donna Price Wilmore, was born in McClainsboro, Ill., on Dec. 13, 1960, and died at her home in Dexter on April 29, 2006, at the age of 45. Mrs. Pflasterer was a member of the Cock Fighters Association of America...
Russell Fleeman (05/04/06)
Russell Lee Fleeman, son of the late Walter Fleeman and Ila McArthur Fleeman, was born on Sept. 26, 1926, at Essex and died in his residence near Dexter on April 29, 2006, at the age of 79. Mr. Fleeman was of the General Baptist faith, the former owner of Fleeman Farm Supply in Dexter until his retirement in 1982, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, and a resident of rural Dexter...
Mildred Braswell (05/04/06)
Mildred Braswell, daughter of the late Elvin Aaron Sherwood and Thelma Hamlett Sherwood, was born on Oct. 4, 1935, at Braggadocio and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, April 29, 2006, at the age of 70. Mrs. Braswell was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, a homemaker and resident of Dexter...
Lucille Bates (05/04/06)
Lucille Bates, daughter of the late James Kifer and Ora Vineyard Kifer, was born on Sept. 9, 1920, at Bernie and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at the age of 85. Mrs. Bates was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Juanita B. DeBlois (05/03/06)
Juanita B. DeBlois, daughter of the late Harry and Nellie Neighbauer, was born at Miami, Mo., on Feb. 5, 1922, and died at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett on Monday, May 1, 2006, at the age of 84. Mrs. DeBlois had spent most of her life in Mexico. in 1985 she retired as a housekeeper for Audrain County Hospital and a member of the First Baptist Church in Mexico. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had been a resident of Kennett since 1993...
Woodrow Horton (05/03/06)
Woodrow "Woody" Horton, son of the late Warren Horton and Ruth Ann Overbey Horton, was born on July 25, 1917, at Lamar, Ark., and died in the Cypress Point Healthcare at Dexter on May 2, 2006, at the age of 88. Mr. Horton was of the Methodist faith, the former owner of Faye's Bakery in Dexter for 42 years with his wife, Faye, a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in World War II and a resident of Dexter...
Freddie Gene Akridge, III (05/03/06)
Freddie Gene Akridge, III, son of Freddie Gene Akridge, II, and Rebecca Sue Mead, was born on Dec. 24, 2002, at Poplar Bluff and died at his residence in Parma on Monday, May 1, 2006, at the age of 3. Survivors include his parents, Freddie Akridge and Rebecca Mead, both of Parma; one brother, Christopher Jay Lawson of the home in Parma; his paternal grandparents, Peggy and Larry Murphy of New Madrid and Freddie Akridge, Sr. ...
Mildred Braswell (05/03/06)
Mildred Braswell, daughter of the late Elvin Aaron Sherwood and Thelma Hamlett Sherwood, was born on Oct. 4, 1935, at Braggadocio and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, April 29, 2006, at the age of 70. Mrs. Braswell was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, a homemaker and resident of Dexter...
Russell Fleeman (05/02/06)
Russell Lee Fleeman, son of the late Walter Fleeman and Ila McArthur Fleeman, was born on Sept. 26, 1926, at Essex and died in his residence near Dexter on April 29, 2006, at the age of 79. Mr. Fleeman was of the General Baptist faith, the former owner of Fleeman Farm Supply in Dexter until his retirement in 1982, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, and a resident of rural Dexter...
Terry Newell (05/02/06)
Terry Newell, son of the late Bonard Newell and Mary Kathryn Graue Newell, was born on March 21, 1961, at Sikeston and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on April 29, 2006, at the age of 45. Mr. Newell was a specialist with Tom Barnett Plumbing and Heating in Sikeston and a resident of Grayridge...
Mildred Braswell (05/02/06)
Mildred Braswell, daughter of the late Elvin Aaron Sherwood and Thelma Hamlett Sherwood, was born on Oct. 4, 1935, at Braggadocio and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, April 29, 2006, at the age of 70. Mrs. Braswell was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, a homemaker and resident of Dexter...
Juanita B. Deblois (05/02/06)
Juanita Deblois, 84, of Kennett died at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Russell Fleeman (05/01/06)
Russell Fleeman, a resident of Dexter died on Saturday, April 29, 2006 at his residence in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.