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Obituaries from June 2006

Nita N. Barton (06/27/06)
Nita N. Barton, 87, of Clifford, Mich., formerly of Rochester, Mich., died Sunday, June 18, 2006, at her home in Koylton Township, Mich. She was born May 30, 1919, in Dexter to Elmer and Stella Higginbotham Williams. She married John T. Barton, Jr., on Oct. 18, 1942, in Napoleon, Ohio...
Harry O. Hufstedler (06/27/06)
Harry O. Hufstedler was born March 31, 1916, in Arkansas and formerly lived in Springfield and died June 23, 2006, at Beverly Health and Rehab in Dexter. He had retired from Missouri Natural Gas Co. in Poplar Bluf in 1972. He loved music and playing fiddle and liked to travel...
Beatrice Hindman (06/27/06)
Beatrice Hindman, 86, of Advance, was born Nov. 30, 1919, at Brownwood, the daughter of Oscar and Thelma Virgin Speer, and died Sunday, June 25, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Beatrice was a homemaker and a member of Brownwood General Baptist Church...
William Edmond Grissom (06/25/06)
William Edmond Grissom, son of the late Floyd Edmond Grissom and Clara Mabel McGuire Grissom, was born Oct. 18, 1946, at Sikeston and died in his residence at Dexter on June 22, 2006, at the age of 59. Mr. Grissom was a production worker for Intertherm Heating and Cooling at Poplar Bluff and a resident of Dexter...
Harold Hubert Gisi (06/25/06)
Harold Hubert Gisi, son of the late Edmond Perry Gisi and Mary Iva Morrison Gisi, was born on Sept. 14, 1922, at rural Essex and departed this life in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on June 23, 2006, at the age of 83. Mr. Gisi was a member of the Hopewell General Baptist Church near Essex, a retired farmer, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II and a resident of rural Essex...
Lucy Irene Harrison (06/21/06)
Lucy Irene Harrison, daughter of the late Thomas Loyd Allstun and Carrie Bell Tracer Allstun, was born Feb. 20, 1911, near Dexter and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at the age of 95. Mrs. Harrison was a member of the Essex Church of Christ, a homemaker and a resident of rural Bloomfield...
Wenzil Dean Crow (06/20/06)
Wenzil Dean Crow, son of Ruby Leona Creg Crow and the late Wenzil Crow, was born on Aug. 9, 1938, at Bernie and died at his residence in Bernie on Sunday, June 18, 2006, at the age of 67. Mr. Crow was a farmer and a member of the First Baptist Church of Dexter. He was a member of the Bernie Masonic Lodge #573 and also a member of the Holiday Rambler R.V. Club...
Lola B. Hobbs (06/20/06)
Lola B. Hobbs was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Alicia, Ark., and died Saturday, June 17, 2006, in Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. She had lived in Dexter for the past two and one-half years and formerly lived at Dudley for about 30 years. She attended the Hobbs Chapel Methodist Church. She had been a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, quilting and playing cards...
Everett Little (06/20/06)
Everett Little was born June 23, 1937, at Fisk and died Sunday, June 18, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 68. He had lived at Puxico for the past 36 years and was of the Baptist faith. He was a retired welder from Arvin Automotive in Dexter and formerly drove a truck for Lee's Tie Yard...
Rozela "Tooter" Kelley (06/20/06)
Rozela "Tooter" Kelley, 70, of Bloomfield, was born Dec. 8, 1935, at East Prairie, the daughter of Luther and Edith Tanner Bailey, and died June 16, 2006, at St. Louis University Hospital. Rozela was a homemaker and a member of the Bell City Assembly of God Church...
Carla Gay DeArman Stoker (06/13/06)
Carla DeArman Stoker, daughter of Pauline DeArman McAnally and the step-daughter of Sam McAnally, both of Dexter, was born on Oct. 19, 1966, in Poplar Bluff and died in Idalia on June 10, 2006, at the age of 39. Carla was a housewife and a resident of Dexter...
Virginia Maxine Harrell (06/13/06)
Virginia Maxine Harrell, 75, of Binghamton, N.Y., formerly of Dexter, died Saturday, June 10, 2006, at United Health Services Wilson Hospital. She was born Nov. 1, 1930, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late Hazel and Guy Julian, and wife of the late John J. Harrell...
Emma Glenn (06/08/06)
Emma Glenn, daughter of the late Ervin Trammell and Sarah Howell Trammell, was born Sept. 10, 1916, at Dexter and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at the age of 89. Mrs. Glenn was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Steven Cooper (06/06/06)
Steven Cooper, a resident of Dexter, died June 5, 2006, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 52. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
James Ray Daniel Canoy (06/06/06)
James Canoy, son of the late Archie Culin Canoy and Dollie Mae Thomas Canoy, was born on Dec. 26, 1936, in Wardell and died at his residence in Dexter on Sunday, June 4, 2006, at the age of 69. On Nov. 2, 1984, he was united in marriage to Eva May Smiley at Dexter. Mrs. Canoy survives of the home in Dexter...
Charles William Carroll (06/02/06)
Charles William Carroll, son of Teresa Smith of Dexter and Billy Ray Carroll of Hollandale, Miss., was born on June 16, 1993, at Mattoon, Ill., and died in the St. Louis Children's Hospital on Thursday, June 1, 2006, at the age of 12. Charles attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter, was a seventh grade student in the Bloomfield Public School System, a member of the Bloomfield Middle School Band, and a resident of rural Dexter...
Benjamin Leroy "Bud" Acord (06/02/06)
Benjamin Leroy "Bud" Acord, son of the late Arthur Acord and Pearl May Howell Acord, was born on Feb. 28, 1913, at Shawneetown, Ill., and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Thursday, June 1, 2006, at the age of 93. Mr. Acord was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter, a 34-year employee of Elder Manufacturing Company where he worked as a time study engineer and a resident of Dexter...
Wilma G. Morelan (06/02/06)
Wilma G. Morelan, 89, of Poplar Bluff, died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Morelan, the daughter of the late James W. and Minnie Alice (Boyer) Smith, was born March 12, 1917, in Mill Springs. She was a homemaker and a member of the Third Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Morelan enjoyed spending time with her family, oil painting, crocheting and sewing...
Lloyd Pullum (06/30/06)
Lloyd Pullum, a resident of West St. Francis Street in Dexter, died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Thursday, June 29, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Fern Gaines (06/30/06)
Fern Gaines, daughter of the late Herschel Swinger and Gladys Snider Swinger, was born on May 9, 1920, at Essex and died in the Dexter Nursing Center on Thursday, June 29, 2006, at the age of 86. Mrs. Gaines was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter, a member of the Order of Eastern Star #311 in Dexter, and Order of Eastern Star #137 in Sikeston, a former seamstress with Elder Manufacturing in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Hershel D. Elsworth (06/29/06)
Hershel D. Elsworth, son of the late Homer C. Elsworth and Madgie Bell Pardon Elsworth, was born on May 4, 1941, at Bernie and died at his residence in Wappapello on Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at the age of 65. Mr. Elsworth had worked at Kesco's in St. Louis and Tyson's in Dexter. He was of the General Baptist faith...
Montie Northcutt (06/28/06)
Montie L. Northcutt, daughter of the late Granville and Daisy Northcutt, was born at Ceiro Cordo, Tenn., on Dec. 7, 1919, and died at Dexter on Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at the age of 86. Miss Northcutt was a resident of Dexter and had never been married. Survivors include four brothers, Bing Northcutt of Bloomfield, Marshall Northcutt of Sikeston, Rudy Northcutt of Kalaska, Mich., and Bob Northcutt of Dexter...
Jason Stidham (06/28/06)
Jason Stidham, son of Mark Stidham of Dexter and the late Velva Sharlene Murphy Stidham, was born April 14, 1987, at Benton, Ark., and died near Puxico on Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at the age of 19. Jason was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, a 2005 graduate of Dexter Senior High School, was employed in construction and a resident of Dexter...
Lucille Biggerstaff (06/22/06)
Lucille Biggerstaff, the daughter of the late Perry Delmar and Bessie Lee Hjendricks Daniel, was born near Murray, Ky., on Dec. 15, 1908, and died at the Sunset Hills Nursing Center in Sunset Hills on June 20, 2006, at the age of 97. Mrs. Biggerstaff was born in Kentucky but raised in Dexter. After her marriage, she and her husband moved to St. Louis where she has lived for many years...
Rev. James Vernon Cooper (06/22/06)
Rev. James Vernon Cooper, son of the late Virgil Cooper and Iva Bertha Wallis Cooper, was born July 2, 1923, at Gideon and died Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at Golden Gate Senior Care in Malden at the age of 82. Rev. Cooper was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in World War II and a member of the First General Baptist Church in Malden...
Lucy Harrison (06/21/06)
Lucy Irene Harrison, daughter of the late Thomas Loyd Allstun and Carrie Bell Tracer Allstun, was born Feb. 20, 1911, near Dexter and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at the age of 95. Mrs. Harrison was a member of the Essex Church of Christ, a homemaker and a resident of rural Bloomfield...
Dolly Mae Williams (06/16/06)
Dolly Mae Williams, 94, of Advance, was born March 1, 1912, at Malden, the daughter of Sheffield and Phena Ripley St. Clair, and died Thursday, June 15, 2006, at the Advance Nursing Center. Dolly was a retired beautician. Dolly and Roy Williams were united in marriage on May 11, 1933, at Piggott, Ark., and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1993...
Vada M. Bruce (06/15/06)
Vada M. Bruce, daughter of the late Walter and May Moody Holman, was born at McCalaster, Okla., on Aug. 28, 1915, and died at her home near Bloomfield on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at the age of 90. Mrs. Bruce was a member of the United Pentecostal Church. On Oct. 17, 1935, she was married to Onus Bruce, and he preceded her in death on May 7, 1987. She was also preceded in death by three sisters...
Hattie Mae Cullum (06/15/06)
Hattie Mae Cullum, the daughter of the late William and Lydia Shemoney McCarthy, was born in Fisk on May 22, 1921, and died at the Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at the age of 85. She had lived in Parma all her life and was a member of the Parma Church of God...
Julius Dewayne Wasbutsky (06/14/06)
Julius Dewayne Wasbutsky, the son of Virginia Moore Taylor and the late Julius D. Wasbutsky, in Parma was born on April 20, 1951, and died at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis on June 12, 2006, at the age of 55. He had lived in Dexter most of his life and had moved away four years ago. He was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church...
Isabelle "Sue" Corder (06/14/06)
Isabelle "Sue" Corder, was born Jan. 17, 1943, at Wichita, Kan., and died Sunday, June 11, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was a housewife and retired business woman. She was of the Christian faith. On Feb. 20, 1976, she was united in marriage to Jack Corder in Malden, and he survives of the home...
Hattie Mae Cullum (06/14/06)
Hattie Mae Cullum, the daughter of the late William and Lydia Shemoney McCarthy, was born in Fisk on May 22, 1921, and died at the Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at the age of 85. Arrangements are tentatively being set for Friday, June 16, 2006, at 1 p.m. in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Parma...
Vada M. Bruce (06/14/06)
Vada M. Bruce, 90, died at her home in Bloomfield on June 13, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Syble Lorine Stark (06/09/06)
Syble Lorine Stark, 85, daughter of the late John Wesley Winters and Dovie Alley Holloway Winters, was born April 5, 1921, at Calhoun City, Miss., and died Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was united in marriage to Herman Anton Stark on March 28, 1944, in Mississippi, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 1972...
Dennis McCoy (06/08/06)
Dennis Wayne McCoy, son of Mildred Purcell McCoy of Dexter and the late Leon McCoy, was born Dec. 24, 1946, at Dexter and died in the Clearview Nursing Center at Sikeston on Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at the age of 59. Mr. McCoy worked in construction, as a floor installer and a resident of Dexter...
Marvin D. Lafferty (06/08/06)
Marvin D. Lafferty, the son of Goldie Gipson Lafferty and the late Orvel Lafferty, was born in Gatewood on May 16, 1952, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at the age of 54. Mr. Lafferty was raised in Southeast Missouri, had spent 20 years in Houston, Texas, and returned to Missouri in 1992, and was a resident of Advance. ...
Agnes Mary Fortman (06/07/06)
Agnes Mary Fortman, 94, was born Aug. 13, 1911, at Leonore, Ill., and died Monday, June 5, 2006, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of Henry Gass, Sr. and Mary Fluech Gass. She had married Frederick Henry Fortman on Feb. 3, 1932, at Glennonville, and he preceded her in death on June 6, 1984. Mrs. Fortman had been a homemaker, a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church in Glennonville, and a member of the St. Ann's Altar Society...
Steven Eugene Cooper (06/07/06)
Steven Eugene Cooper, son of Elmer Eugene Cooper and the late Betty Zimmerman Cooper, was born on Nov. 8, 1953, at Poplar Bluff and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Monday, June 5, 2006, at the age of 52. Mr. Cooper was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a former Supervisor at the Brown Shoe Company at Farmington, and had also been a line worker at ArvinMeritor. He attended the First General Baptist Church of Dexter...
Billy Lyndel Brinson (06/07/06)
Billy Lyndel Brinson, son of the late William Brinson and Irene Tucker Brinson, was born on Sept. 12, 1926, in Detroit, Mich., and died at his residence in Dexter on Saturday, June 3, 2006, at the age of 79. Mr. Brinson owned and operated Van Auto Glass Company in St. Louis for many years, former Master of Itaska Masonic Lodge #420, member of the Dexter Masonic Lodge #532, and a member of the Dexter Presbyterian Church...
John Elton Clement (06/01/06)
John Elton Clement, 91, was born Sept. 18, 1914, at Bernie and died Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at West County Care in Ballwin. On Oct. 7, 1945, he was united in marriage to Lois Lorraine Moore at Great Falls, Mont. He was the son of the late John Edmund Clement and Martha Davenport Clement. He had served in the U.S. Air Corp stationed at 7th Ferrying Group at Great Falls, Mont. He served in World War II...
Lorene Abernathy (06/01/06)
Lorene Abernathy, daughter of the late Travis Riggins and Rose Mae Issac Riggins, was born on Dec. 11, 1938, and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare on Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at the age of 67. Mrs. Abernathy was a good mother, a homemaker, and a resident of Dexter...
Benjamin Leroy "Bud" Acord (06/01/06)
Benjamin Leroy "Bud" Acord, a resident of Dexter, died on Thursday, June 1, 2006, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 93. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2006, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...