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Obituaries from February 2007

Shirley M. Pickett (02/05/07)
Shirley M. Pickett, daughter of the late Joseph Raymond Teel and Myrtie Chambers Teel was born on April 29, 1936 at Gideon and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Feb. 1, 2007 at the age of 70. Mrs. Pickett was a homemaker and was of the Full Gospel Faith...
Edward Mclard (02/01/07)
Edward Mclard, a resident of Dexter, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 58. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lonnie Taylor (02/28/07)
Lonnie E. Taylor, son of the late Forest and Nora Coates Taylor, was born in Walnut Ridge, Ark., on Feb. 15, 1925, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at the age of 82. He had lived in the Bloomfield and Wappapello areas most of his life. He and his wife had worked at the Stoddard County Children's Home for 13 years. He was a member of the New Life Full Gospel Church in Dexter...
Zelma Jacques (02/27/07)
Zelma Huston Jacques of Campbell was born April 17, 1914, in Kennett and died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at Cypress Point Care Center in Dexter at the age of 97. She was the daughter of the late Robert D. Hawkins and Etta Causey Hawkins. On July 12, 1930, she was united in marriage to Clyde Lindell Jacques, Sr. at Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 1999...
Mary Boyles (02/27/07)
Mary Sue Boyles, the daughter of the late William Luther and Mary Francis Britton Reed, was born in Howe, Okla., on Nov. 14, 1914, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at the age of 92. She had lived in the Dexter and Bloomfield areas all of her life before entering the nursing home. She was a homemaker and member of the Bloomfield Assembly of God Church...
Daniel Sawyer (02/27/07)
Daniel T. Sawyer, the son of the late Cellar and Elnora Hester Sawyer, was born in Caruthersville on Nov. 16, 1946, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at the age of 60. He had lived in the Dexter and Bloomfield areas all of his life. He was a custodian and had worked for Dexter Public Schools. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Puxico...
Ernest Botsch (02/27/07)
Ernest W. Botsch, son of the late Christian W. Botsch and Flora Mary Winter Botsch, was born on March 19, 1919, at Carmi, Ill., and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at the age of 87. Mr. Botsch was a member of the First Presbyterian Church at Malden, where he served as an elder. ...
Wanda Rafferty (02/27/07)
Wanda Lee Snyder Rafferty, 83, of Memphis, formerly of Sikeston, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Mrs. Rafferty was active in the Memphis area Senior Citizens Community and was of the Catholic faith...
Cleo Monehan (02/27/07)
Cleo Monehan, 79, of Puxico, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Monehan was born Oct. 1, 1927, in Dexter. He had lived in Puxico for the past 34 years and around Fisk and Puxico his entire life. He formerly attended Assembly of God Church in Fisk. Mr. Monehan was a retired farmer, and he enjoyed fishing and hunting...
Roy Wayne Gilkey (02/26/07)
Roy Wayne Gilkey, son of the late Joseph Virgil Gilkey and Bessie Freeman Gilkey, was born Sept. 14, 1940, at Danville, Ark., and died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at his residence in Gideon. He had been employed at Federal Mogul in Malden. He was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church in Gideon...
Ernest W. Botsch (02/26/07)
Ernest Botsch, a resident of Bernie, passed away on Feb. 23, 2007 at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 87. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...
Daniel Louis Barnett (02/26/07)
Daniel Louis Barnett, son of Douglas Wayne Barnett and Carla Denise Hardin-Barnett of Bernie, was born Feb. 20, 2007, and died Feb. 20, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include his parents, Douglas and Denise Barnett of Bernie; one sister, Hannah Barnett of the home; grandparents, Mary Barnett of Malden and Bea and Carl Hardin, Jr. of Risco; great-grandparents, Ruth White of Tallapoosa and Carl Hardin, Sr. of Risco...
Dorthia Lee Rogers (02/22/07)
Dorthia Lee Rogers, daughter of the late James and Nora Tennyson Trotter, was born at Essex on Jan. 3, 1926, and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at the age of 81. Mrs. Rogers was a member of the St. Joe General Baptist Church at Idalia. She had worked at Elder Manufacturing Company and operated Rogers Phillips 66 Station in Bloomfield with her husband for many years...
Ida Cowan (02/21/07)
Ida V. Cowan, daughter of the late William Rose and Lura Kimmitt Rose, was born on March 4, 1917, at Marmaduke, Ark., and died at the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter on Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, at the age of 89. Mrs. Cowan was a housewife, member of the First Church Of The Nazarene in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Mary Sitton (02/21/07)
Mary Christina Sitton, daughter of the late William A. Shell and Lorena Myers Shell, was born on Dec. 19, 1909, in Bollinger County and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center on Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, at the age of 97. Mrs. Sitton was a homemaker, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, a member of the Golden Age Quilters Club, was active with the Dexter Senior Citizens Center and a resident of Dexter...
Gladys Wilburn (02/21/07)
Gladys Wilburn, the daughter of the late Bertha Graves Clark, was born in Dexter on March 6, 1921, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at the age of 85. Mrs. Wilburn had lived in Dexter all of her life. She had worked at the La Hub Cafe, Elder Manufacturing Company and the Hat Factory. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Albert Allen (02/21/07)
Albert Franklin (Bud) Allen was born Sept. 12, 1916, at Lodi and died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 90. He was the son of the late Willie Allen and Lillie Kean Allen. Mr. Allen was married to Lucille Losh on June 30, 1939, at Malden...
Dorthia Rogers (02/21/07)
Dorthia L. Rogers, 81, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be held after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2007, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2007, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield...
Rev. John Sheley (02/20/07)
Father John (William A.) Sheley, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, during a trip to Hawaii. He was born on Sept. 12, 1946, in Jefferson City, the only child of W.C. Sheley and Lucille Renn Sheley. Father Sheley attended Immaculate Conception School and graduated from Helias High School, Jefferson City, in May 1964. ...
Roy Rodgers (02/20/07)
Roy E. Rodgers, son of the late John W. and Freeda Powell Rodgers, was born in Essex on April 22, 1948, and died near Wappapello on Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at the age of 58. He had lived in Wappapello most of his life. He was a truck driver and worked for Delta Asphalt in Cape Girardeau. ...
Evelyn Duley (02/20/07)
Evelyn Duley, daughter of the late O.C. Rainey and Nina Norman Rainey, was born on March 17, 1927, at Dexter and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at the age of 79. Mrs. Duley attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter where she was baptized in March 1999. She was a former employee of Paramount Headwear in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Sharron Garcia (02/20/07)
Sharron Lee Garcia, daughter of the late Bill Stubblefield and Rosely Huff Stubblefield, was born June 30, 1945, at Dalhart, Texas, and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at the age of 61. Ms. Garcia was a homemaker and resident of rural Bernie...
Ida Cowan (02/20/07)
Ida Cowan, a resident of Dexter, died on Feb. 19, 2007, in the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Glenda Gregg (02/20/07)
Glenda Gregg, a resident of Bernie, died on Feb. 19, 2007, at her residence at the age of 72. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Tabatha Leigh Mims Morlan (02/16/07)
Tabatha Leigh Morlan, daughter of Edward Mims and Sheila Cullum Mims of Dexter, was born Aug. 10, 1979, at Dexter and died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include Edward and Sheila Mims of Dexter; two sons, Dakota Daniel Morlan and Ethan Gage Morlan, both of Dexter; one daughter, Kayleigh Storm Morlan of Dexter; one brothers, Joshua Lynn Mims of Dexter; grandmother, Willma Cullum of Dexter; and two sisters, Latosha Robin Mims Henry and Jessica Beatrice Mims, both of Dexter.. ...
Jacqueline Hagy (02/16/07)
Jacqueline "Jackie" Hagy, the daughter of the late Eugene Williamson and Roselee Fields Williamson, was born in Catron on Nov. 16, 1946, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at the age of 60. Mrs. Hagy was a resident of Dudley since 1991. She was a former resident of Michigan and Cahokia, Ill. She was a member of the Dudley Baptist Church...
Dwight Smith (02/15/07)
Dwight Smith, son of the late John Henry Smith and Pearl May Smith, was born on March 22, 1922, at Rector, Ark., and died in his residence at Dexter on Feb. 14, 2007, at the age of 84. Mr. Smith was a member of the Sadler Chapel United Methodist Church near Dexter, the owner of Smitty's Machine and Welding Shop in Dexter, a farmer, a veteran of the United States Marines serving in World War II and a resident of Dexter...
Elizabeth Petty (02/14/07)
Mary Elizabeth Petty, daughter of the late Hubert L. Swinger and Mildred Lillian Jones Swinger, was born on Feb. 7, 1936, at Frisco and died in the Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau on Feb. 12, 2007, at the age of 71. Mrs. Petty was a member of the Broadwater Church Of The Brethren at Frisco where she served as organist and treasurer for 40 years. ...
Deloris Stevens (02/14/07)
Deloris Stevens, daughter of the late Hanford Erwin and Rosie Ross Erwin, was born on July 31, 1922, at Idalia and died at the Malden Nursing Center on Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at the age of 84. Mrs. Stevens was a homemaker and a member of the Vinson General Baptist Church of rural Parma...
Martha Cooper (02/14/07)
Martha Elizabeth Cooper, the daughter of the late Ira and Bessie Crane Thompson, was born March 10, 1910, in Stoddard County where she was a lifelong resident. She died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, in the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield at the age of 96. She was a member of the St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia...
Joe Smith (02/14/07)
Joe Thomas Smith, 88, of Bernie died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at his residence. He was born March 18, 1918, in Powhatan, Ark., son of Thomas Burrell and Maude M. Dunn Smith. He and Beatrice Hammond were united in marriage on Dec. 15, 1969. Mr. Smith worked as a logger, served his country proudly in the United States Army during World War II where he earned two bronze stars and a purple heart and was of the Baptist faith...
Willie Carlson (02/14/07)
Willie J. Carlson, daughter of the late Walter S. Howell and Lelia Ida Smith Howell, was born on Sept. 19, 1917, at Bernie and died in the S.S.M. Medical Center in St. Charles on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at the age of 89. Mrs. Carlson was a chief and was owner and operator of "Billie's Cafe" in Bellflower, Calif. She was a member of Harvester First Baptist Church in Harvester and a resident of St. Charles...
Violes McElvoy (02/13/07)
Violes Muriel "Bugs" McElvoy, the son of Viola McCowin McElvoy and the late George McElvoy, was born Jan. 11, 1910, in Cherokee, Kan., and died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 97. On Nov. 5, 1933, he was united in marriage to Ruby Cluck and she died on Jan. 19, 1983...
Chad Freed (02/13/07)
Chad Freed, son of Gerald Freed of Dudley and the late Bonnie Sue Freed, was born Jan. 22, 1974, at Poplar Bluff and died in his residence at Dexter on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at the age of 33. Chad was a construction worker and a resident of Dexter...
John Ashley (02/13/07)
John W. Ashley, son of the late claude and Mattie Strong Ashley, was born in East Prairie on Nov. 23, 1930, and died at the Cypress Point Skilles Nursing Center in Dexter on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at the age of 76. He had lived in Southeast Missouri all his life and had lived in Dexter for over 40 years. He was a retired janitor with the Dexter Public Schools and was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter...
Demaris Stephens (02/13/07)
Demaris Stephens, daughter of the late Alfred Clark and Lula Hough Clark, was born on Nov. 13, 1910, at Dexter and died in the Cypress Point Health Care at Dexter on Feb. 10, 2007, at the age of 96. Mrs. Stephens was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter, a graduate of Dexter High School, the former owner and operator of Stephens Grocery Store in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
James Hutchcraft (02/13/07)
James Charles Hutchcraft, the son of the late Charley and Jessie Metcalf Hutchcraft, was born in Dexter on Nov. 24, 1928, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at the age of 78. He had been raised in Dexter and had lived in Poplar Bluff the past 35 years. He was retired from the Star Gas Station and was a Jehovah's Witness...
Helen Blunt (02/13/07)
Helen W. Blunt, daughter of the late W.W. Snider and Anna May Dowdy Snider, was born on May 24, 1917, near Essex and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at the age of 89. Mrs. Blunt was a member of the St. Joe General Baptist Church in Idalia, a homemaker and resident of rural Essex...
Edwin Wooley (02/13/07)
Edwin A. Wooley, son of the late Edwin Wooley and Lilly Tite Wooley, was born on March 23, 1925, at Ranger, Texas, and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at the age of 81. Mr. Wooley was of the Baptist faith, a former employee of Huffman Construction Company in Poplar Bluff, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, a member of the Dexter Masonic Lodge #532 where he served as past master, a member of the Poplar Bluff American Legion and a resident of Poplar Bluff.. ...
Marjorie Buchanan (02/13/07)
Marjorie Buchanan, daughter of the late Floyd Samual Deardorff and Estie Shilts Deardorff, was born on Oct. 22, 1922, near Dexter and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at the age of 84. Mrs. Buchanan was a member of the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid, a retired clerk for Wal-Mart in Dexter, a member of the Puxico Order of the Eastern Star #422, a charter member of the Aid Extension Club for 50 years, and a resident of Dexter...
Willie Carlson (02/13/07)
Willie J. Carlson died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, in the S.S.M. Medical Center in St. Charles, Mo., at the age of 89. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery...
Deloris Stevens (02/13/07)
Deloris Stevens, a resident of rural Parma, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, in the Malden Nursing Center at the age of 84. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Martha Cooper (02/13/07)
Martha Elizabeth Cooper, 96, of Bloomfield died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery...
Ruth Nichols (02/13/07)
Ruth Evelyn Nichols, 93, of Dexter, died Feb. 9, 2007, at Central Gardens in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time and will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Hattie Terry (02/12/07)
Hattie Mae Terry, daughter of the late Tom Stricklin and Martha Elizabeth Brown Stricklin, was born Sept. 7, 1908, at Waterloo, Ala., and died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 98. Mrs. Terry attended the Baptist church in Bloomfield...
Marjorie Buchanan (02/12/07)
Marjorie Buchanan, a resident of Dexter, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 84. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Florence Walker (02/09/07)
Florence "Flonzie" Walker, daughter of the late Andrew Walker and Allie Chadwell Walker, was born on June 6, 1915, at Bernie and died on Feb. 7, 2007, in the Manmouth County Care Center at Walls Township, N.J., at the age of 91. Mrs. Walker was a resident of Walls Township, N.J. was a member of the Baptist church in Glendola, N.J. She had worked as a waitress for over 70 years and was employed in many restaurants, banquet halls, cafes and coffee shops, retiring at the age of 81...
Alton Copeland (02/09/07)
Alton "Allen" Copeland, son of the late John S. Copeland and Vesta Mills Copeland, was born on Aug. 6, 1948, at Harrison, Ark., and died at his residence in Dexter on Jan. 29, 2007, at the age of 58. Mr. Copeland was a veteran of the United States Army, former employee of Kinder Excavating in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Pernie Ogelvie (02/09/07)
Pernie May Ogelvie, daughter of the late Frank Bain and Grace Sabra Crump Crain, was born on May 5, 1921, at Powe and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at the age of 85. Mrs. Ogelvie was a homemaker, a resident of Bernie and a member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist church of rural Bernie...
Dorothy Gray (02/09/07)
Dorothy Louise Gray, the daughter of the late John and Sarah Elizabeth Hale McIntosh, was born near Greenville on Sept. 19, 1924, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, at the age of 82. She had lived in Puxico most of her life. ...
Edna Hellmann (02/08/07)
Edna Mae Hellmann, the daughter of the late Samuel A. and Myrtie Mae Lincoln Harper, was born near Idalia on Dec. 4, 1921, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare facility in Dexter on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at the age of 85. Mrs. Hellmann had lived in St. Louis most of her life and returned to Dexter in 1989. She had worked at the Lincoln Pentair Company in St. Louis...
Barbara Edwards (02/08/07)
Barbara Edwards, daughter of the late Roscoe and Nina Buchanan Russell, was born on June 2, 1930, at Bernie and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at the age of 76. Mrs. Edwards was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a member of the Order of Eastern Star #311 for 53 years, an electrologist and a resident of Dexter...
Romaine White (02/07/07)
Romaine Rogers White, of Lowndes, was born July 4, 1919, at Rhodes, Mich., the daughter of Hugh and Alice Belle Cann Goodrich, and died Feb. 3, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Romaine was a homemaker and a member of the Community Church of Christ of Lowndes...
Mildred Taylor (02/07/07)
Mildred Taylor, daughter of the late Edwin Wooley and Lilly Tite Wooley, was born on April 30, 1917, at Dudley and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at the age of 89. Mrs. Taylor was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a former cook with the Dexter Public School System for 20 years and a resident of Dexter...
James Barker (02/07/07)
James Paul Barker, the youngest son of the late James Abner and Mary Elizabeth Martin Barker, was born near Bloomfield on Nov. 16, 1917, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Feb. 5, 2007, at the age of 89. He was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County. As a young man, Paul served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) and later in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked in a variety of factory and retail jobs in Dexter. He also farmed for many years...
Jewel Reimler (02/07/07)
Jewel Reimler, 88, of Advance, was born April 1, 1918, near Advance, the daughter of Fred C. and Minnie I. Taylor Croy and died Feb. 6, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Jewel was a member of the First Baptist Church of Advance; she was a Sunday School teacher, W.M.U. Director and sang in the choir. She worked as the director of the Senior Citizen program in Bollinger County and helped establish Senior Citizens Clubs in Zalma, JCT 51-91, Glennon, Leopold, Patton and Lutesville...
Barbara Edwards (02/07/07)
Barbara Edwards, a resident of Dexter, died on Feb. 7, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.
Betty Ezell (02/06/07)
Betty Colleen Ezell, daughter of the late Clemmer and Reba Tedford DeJournett, was born in Essex on June 12, 1937, and died at her home in Dexter on Feb. 4, 2007, at the age of 69. Mrs. Ezell had lived in Texas and Colorado and returned to Dexter in 1967. She had owned and operated Betty's Draperies in Dexter for 28 years. She was of the Protestant faith...
Maryel Neal (02/06/07)
Maryel Neal, the daughter of the late Forrest Willard and Elsi Hileman Sherrard, was born in Royal Oaks, Mich., on May 24, 1930, and died at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., on Jan. 31, 2007, at the age of 76. Mrs. Neal had lived in Morehouse most of her life before moving to Clarksville, Ark., in 1981, to be near family. She had worked as an L.P.N. and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Morehouse and a member of the Rebecca Lodge of Sikeston...
Lamar Harkness (02/06/07)
Lamar Harkness, son of the late Connie Clarence and Ather Beatrice Willliams Harkness, was born in Pontotoc, Miss., on Nov. 20, 1927, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Feb. 3, 2007, at the age of 79. He had moved to Missouri in 1955 and had lived in the Puxico area since 1962. He was a carpenter and a carpet layer and was a member of the Church of Christ in Puxico...
Zenoba Smothers (02/06/07)
Zenoba Smothers, 97, of Bloomfield, was born Jan. 28, 1910, near Swinton and died Feb. 3, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was the daughter of Linnie Ridge Hobbs and Logan A. Hobbs Mrs. Smothers was united in marriage to Harvey H. Smothers on June 18, 1927. They were married nearly 77 years when he died on April 22, 2004...
John Irvin (02/06/07)
John Irvin, son of Betty Snider Irvin of Dexter and the late John T. Irvin, was born on Jan. 20, 1954, at Poplar Bluff and died in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at St. Louis on Feb. 2, 2007, at the age of 53. John was a member of the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid, a farmer and a resident of rural Dexter...
Lena Mae Williams (02/05/07)
Lena Mae Williams, the daughter of the late Bedford P. and Lillian Brickers Landers, was born in Des Ark, Arkansas on September 11, 1914 and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Missouri on February 1, 2007, at the age of 92 years. Mrs. Williams had lived in Southeast Missouri most of her life and moved from Sikeston to Bloomfield in 1984. She had worked at the Shuffit Nursing Home as a CNA and had also farmed. She attended the First Assembly of God in Bloomfield, Missouri...
John M. Irvin (02/05/07)
John Irvin, a resident of rural Dexter, died on Feb. 2, 2007 in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
John David Rupert (02/05/07)
John David Rupert was born in Pennsylvania on August 17, 1928, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Feb. 2, 2007, at the age of 78. Mr. Rupert was a former resident of Oklahoma, but had resided in Dexter for the past five years. On April 17, 2002 he was married to Violet Wade at Dexter...
Alice C. Abbott (02/02/07)
Alice C. Abbott, the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Carrie Bell Tracer Allstun, was born in Dexter, Missouri on February 20, 1911, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on January 31, 2007, at the age of 95 years. Mrs. Abbott was raised in Dexter and moved to Detroit, Mich. for many years and returned to Dexter in 1974. She had worked at the Ford Motor Company in Michigan and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Shirley M. Pickett (02/02/07)
Shirley M. Pickett, a resident of Bernie, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2007 in the Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter, Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Edward Mclard (02/02/07)
Edward McLard, son of the late Franklin E. and Rubie Tankersley McLard, was born on April 10, 1948 in Bloomfield, Missouri and departed this life on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri at the age of 58...
John Davis Sr. (02/01/07)
John Henry Davis, Sr., the son of the late Nelson Davis and Lacy Branchcomb Davis, was born in Neeleyville on April 27, 1927, and died at his home near Essex on Jan. 30, 2007, at the age of 79. He had lived in Essex the past 57 years. He was a retired farmer...