[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 38°F  
High: 39°F ~ Low: 30°F
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Obituaries from June 2007

Alta Mildred Winstead (06/29/07)
Alta Mildred Winstead, daughter of the late Joseph Verni Cornelison and Gertrude Lemons Cornelison, was born on June 5, 1915, at Bloomfield and died at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Thursday, June 28, 2007, at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Louie Cleburne Winstead on Oct. 28, 1933, at Cardwell. He preceded his wife in death on Sept. 2, 1992...
Rev. Edsel Pruett (06/28/07)
Rev. Edsel Pruett, son of the late Johnny and Mary Osburn Pruett, was born at Bloomfield on June 20, 1928, and died at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center on June 23, 2007, at the age of 79. Rev. Pruett retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1970 after serving 23 years and lived in Poplar Bluff until 1990 when he moved to Bloomfield. ...
Juanita Barber (06/28/07)
Juanita Barber, daughter of the late William Harvey and Blanche Thompson Peppers, was born in East Prairie on Aug. 23, 1925, and died at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston on Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at the age of 81. Mrs. Barber had lived in Essex most of her life and was of the Pentecostal faith. On Jan. 16, 1946, she was married to Louis H. Barber in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death on May 29, 1996...
Alta Winstead (06/28/07)
Alta Winstead, a resident of Bernie, died June 28, 2007, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter at the age of 92. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Opal Stickles (06/24/07)
Opal Stickles, daughter of the late Ernest and Mabel Jarrells Edwards, was born in Dexter on November 26,1922, and died at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, on June 22, 2007, at the age of 84. Mrs. Stickles had lived in Dexter all her life and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Margie Boyle (06/24/07)
Margie Boyle, a resident of Bernie, died on June 22, 2007 at the Malden Nursing Center at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Benjamin William LeGrand (06/22/07)
Benjamin William LeGrand, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 18, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Aug. 5, 1917, in Benton, son of Lawrence and Katie Klipfel LeGrand. He and Lucille Fredrick were married June 5, 1943, in Dutchtown. She died Dec. 29, 2000...
Novalene Hann (06/22/07)
Novalene Hann, daughter of the late Ervil O. and Chloe Chadwick Branscum, was born in Alco, Ark., on Aug. 30, 1937, and died at her daughter's home in Dexter on Thursday, June 21, 2007, at the age of 69. Ms. Hann had lived in Stoddard County for many years and moved to Dexter in 1966. She had worked as a waitress at Ella's Cafe...
Burly G. Brown (06/21/07)
Burly G. Brown, son of the late Conard Brown and Bessie Wills Brown, was born on April 12, 1934, in Kennett and died at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on June 20, 2007, at the age of 73. Mr. Brown was a farmer for many years, a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
John Ronald Lahmann (06/19/07)
John Ronald Lahmann, the son of Chester Roy, Sr. and Bonnie Belle McCrocklin Lahmann, was born in Sullivan on Oct. 14, 1963, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on June 16, 2007, at the age of 43. Mr. Lahmann had been raised in Sullivan and had lived in Bloomfield the past 16 years. ...
Ralph Shipley (06/19/07)
Ralph Shipley, son of the late Hugh and Mary Elizabeth Bradall, was born in Piggott, Ark., on Dec. 17, 1912, and died at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston on June 18, 2007, at the age of 94. Mr.Shipley had lived in Bloomfield for many years before moving to Sikeston five years ago. He was a retired farmer and was a member of the New Beginning Fellowship Church in Sikeston...
James Lynn Fleeman (06/19/07)
James Lynn Fleeman, 64, of Alvin, Texas, died on June 15, 2007. James was born on Dec. 17, 1942, in Manila, Ark., to parents Cecil and Wanda Bollinger Fleeman. He is survived by his wife, Pauletta Joyce Fleeman of Alvin; children: Jamie Leah Fleeman Minton of Alvin, James Edward Fleeman of League City, Texas, and Jeremy Lynn Fleeman of Alvin; grandchildren: Justin Minton, Ashley Minton, McKenzie Fleeman, Mykala Fleeman, Kyler Fleeman, Peyton Fleeman and Jaylynn Fleeman...
Evadna Black (06/19/07)
Evadna Black, a former resident of Dexter died on Saturday June 16, 2007, in the St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis at the age of 99. Graveside services will be conducted on Wednesday June 20, 2007, at 11 a.m. at the Sikeston City Cemetery in Sikeston. A complete obituary will be submitted by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter at a later date...
Ruth Griffey (06/05/07)
Ruth Griffey, daughter of the late Ben Henson and Gertrude Jones Henson, was born on March 13, 1922, in LaValle and died on May 31, 2007, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 85. On June 9, 1940, she was united in marriage to Roy "Ike" Griffey in Grayridge. Mr. Griffey preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 1991...
Lena Keepers (06/05/07)
Lena Keepers, daughter of the late Floyd Morgan and Mayme Simmons Morgan was born on Sept. 6, 1917, in Advance and died at the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter on June 3, 2007, at the age of 89. Mrs. Keepers retired from Missouri Department of Social Services in Butler County. ...
Linda Sue Stoker (06/05/07)
Linda Sue Stoker was born Nov. 6, 1948, at Bernie and died May 31, 2007, at her residence after a short bout with cancer. She attended Harvest Christian Center. Survivors include her mother, Wanda Kearby Magruder; father, Monroe Stateler; four children, James Rose of Cape Girardeau, Julie Rose of Arnold, Bonnie Fields of Dexter, and Kimberly Mitchell of Pensacola, Fla.; two grandchildren; a brother, Donald Statler of Rector, Ark.; four sisters, Barbara Gadberry of Dexter, Judy Rodewald of Blue Springs, Lona Eden of Park Hills, and Anita Dowdy of Springfield.. ...
Lois Faye Robertson (06/05/07)
Lois Faye Robertson of Perryville died Dec. 9, 2006 at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville. She was 66. She was born Aug. 24, 1940 at Stuttgart, Ark,, the daughter of Clifton and Lydia (Crank) Leirer. She was married to Clarence Robertson on April 17, 1959. He survives of the home...
Juanita Barber (06/27/07)
Juanita Barber, 81, of Essex, died at the Clearview Nursing Home in Sikeston on June 25, 2007. A complete obituary will be furnished later with arrangements at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter.
Eunice Gertrude Busby (06/27/07)
Eunice G. Busby, daughter of the late Phillip A. Dees and Josie Myers Dees, was born on June 8, 1935, in Chaffee and died at her residence in Dexter on June 25, 2007, at the age of 72. Mrs. Busby was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church, a former employee of Elder Manufacturing Company in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Eunice G. Busby (06/26/07)
Eunice G. Busby, a resident of Dexter, died June 26, 2007, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 71. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Rita Marie Campagna (06/26/07)
Rita Marie Campagna, daughter of the late Walter Casey and Lula Mitchell Casey Fann, was born in Shiloh on April 2, 1916, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center on Sunday, June 24, 2007, at the age of 91. Mrs. Campagna was raised in Puxico and had lived in Memphis, Tenn., until returning to Puxico in 1976. She had worked at the Sears Department Store in Memphis for 35 years in the audit department. She had attended the Puxico United Methodist Church...
Margie L. Boyle (06/26/07)
Margie L. Boyle, daughter of the late James Walter Livingston and Maude Belle Bonner Livingston, was born on Nov. 26, 1921, at Bernie and died in the Malden Nursing Center on Friday, June 22, 2007, at the age of 85. Mrs. Boyle was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist church of Bernie and a resident of rural Bernie...
Peggy Brown (06/26/07)
Peggy Brown, daughter of the late Raymond Samples and Melissa James Samples, was born on April 6, 1939, at Holcomb and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on June 24, 2007, at the age of 68. Mrs. Brown was a home-maker, a resident of Sikeston and a former resident of Dunklin County...
Marilyn Joyce Levingston (06/20/07)
Marilyn Joyce Levingston, a resident of Fruitland Park, Fla., died Sunday, June 17, 2007. She was born in Dexter and had moved to Leesburg from Weston in 1992. She was a member of St. Mark's Methodist Church in Independence. Survivors include her husband, Willard, of Fruitland Park, Fla.; three sons, Harold of Weston, Phillip of Grand Island Fla., and Lee of Fruitland Park, Fla.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild...
Corra Edwards (06/20/07)
Corra Mae Edwards, 59, of Sikeston, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2007, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis following a brief illness. She was born June 4, 1948, in Dardanelle, Ark., to the late George Edward and Florence Elizabeth Lewis McDonnold. She had worked for 12 years at the Sikeston Rescue Mission, and also had previously worked at Calvary Temple Day Care in Sikeston. She was an associate minister of the House of Prayer General Baptist Church at the time of her death...
Carl Edward Wright Jackson (06/20/07)
Carl Edward Jackson, the son of Norma Jean Jackson Wright and the late John Allen Wright, was born in Parma on Jan. 1, 1955, and died at the Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, Ind., on June 14, 2007, at the age of 52. Surviving are his mother, Norma Jean Wright of Malden; four sisters, Mary Ann Shaw and Tracy Wright, both of Malden, Susan Smith of Little Rock, Ark., and Carol Wright of Columbia; six brothers, Johnny Wright, Roger Kent Wright, Stacy Wright, and David Wright, all of Malden, and Michael Earl Wright of Columbia. ...
Evadna "Vad" Black (06/20/07)
Evadna "Vad" Black, daughter of the late Miner Dickirson and Loda Grimes Dickirson, was born on march 6, 1908, in Bernie and died at the St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis on June 16, 2007, at the age of 99. Mrs. Black was a member of the Ladue Chapel Church in Ladue, co-founder and past president of Dexter National Bank, a member of the P.E.O., St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary, Campbell House in St. Louis, and a resident of St. Louis, formerly of Dexter...
DouglasWayne Reed (06/18/07)
Wayne Reed, son of Wafe B. Reed and Virginia Pierce Reed of Dexter, was born on Aug. 13, 1958, in Poplar Bluff and died unexpectedly on June 13, 2007, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 48. He was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a former employee of Tyson Food, Holden Pallet Company, both in Dexter, and several other businesses in the local area. ...
Jeanne Pepper (06/18/07)
Jeanne Pepper, daughter of the late Lewis Eugene Jones and Sue DeGrant Jones, was born in Flat River on Sept. 17, 1921, and died in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on June 15, 2007, at the age of 85. Mrs. Pepper was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Dexter, Order of Eastern Star member Chapter 385 in Bloomfield, a home-maker, and a resident of Bloomfield...
Jeanne Pepper (06/15/07)
Jeanne Pepper, daughter of the late Lewis Eugene Jones and Sue DeGrant Jones, was born on Sept. 17, 1921, and died in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on June 15, 2007, at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Tammy Copeland (06/15/07)
Tameria "Tammy" J. Copeland, 43, of Dexter, died Monday, June 11, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She had been ill for the past year. Mrs. Copeland was born March 28, 1964, in Poplar Bluff. She attended the Ark of Hope Church in Dexter and was a homemaker. She was a devoted mother who enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and gardening...
Wayne D. Reed (06/14/07)
Wayne D. Reed, son of Wafe and Mary Virginia Reed of Dexter, died on June 13, 2007, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 48. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Donald Noland (06/14/07)
Donald M. Noland, son of the late Lloyd and Stella Mayberry Noland, was born at Commerce on Feb. 24, 1938, and died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on June 12, 2007, at the age of 69. Mr. Noland had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield Community. He was a member of the Wappapello Lake V.F.W., the Eagles Club at Advance and a retired truck driver. He was married to Shirley Burns...
Thomas L. Bolin (06/14/07)
Thomas L. Bolin, son of the late A. J. Bolin and Myrl Hanks Bolin, was born in Obion, Tenn., on Dec. 2, 1924, and died at his residence in Bernie Tuesday June 12, 2007, at the age of 82, due to long illness. Mr. Bolin was united in marriage to Emma Allene Vincent on January 19, 1942. She preceded her husband in death in 1978...
Thomas Bolin (06/13/07)
Thomas Bolin, a resident of Bernie, died Tuesday evening, June 12, 2007, at his residence in Bernie at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Donald Noland (06/13/07)
Donald Noland, a resident of Bloomfield, died Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Juanita Capps (06/13/07)
Services for Juanita V. Capps will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 14, 2007, in the chapel of Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with her son Chaplain Robert O. Capps officiating. Interment will follow at the Bloomfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. prior to the service. A memorial service in Lubbock will take place at a later date...
Lenda Joyce Jordan (06/13/07)
Lenda Joyce Jordan, 60, of Morehouse, died at 6 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2007, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born June 1, 1947, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Herbert Lee and Irma Ilene Glaspell Jeris. She was a homemaker and had also worked for 20 years at Himmelberger-Harrison Manufacturing Company in Morehouse...
James William "Jim" Foster (06/12/07)
James William "Jim" Foster, 78, died Sunday, May 27, 2007, in Tulsa, Okla. He was born May 10, 1929, at Bell City, son of Jesse William and Jessie Wheeler Foster. His positive outlook on life was infectious, spreading through family, friends, and even those who hardly knew him. ...
Anthony Haynes (06/12/07)
Anthony Haynes, a resident of Dexter, died on Monday, June 11, 2007, at the age of 45. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Roger Chubb (06/12/07)
Roger J. Chubb, 64, of Lowndes, died Friday, May 25, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 15, 1942, in Rhodes, Mich., son of John and Leona Rogers Chubb. He and Naomi Moss were married June 16, 1962, at Zalma. Chubb was a retired carpenter and a member of Community Church of Christ at Lowndes...
Harry Pullum (06/12/07)
Harry Pullum, the son of the late William A. and Anna May Triplett Pullum, was born in Essex on April 8, 1922, and died at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Friday, June 9, 2007, at the age of 85. Mr. Pullum had lived in the Essex and Bloomfield areas most of his life. ...
Myrtle "Toots" Foster (06/08/07)
Myrtle Foster, daughter of the late Charles Williams and Bertha Hallmark Williams, was born on Oct. 9, 1929, in Michigan and died at her residence in Dexter on June 6, 2007, at the age of 77. Mrs. Foster was a home-maker and a resident of Dexter. Myrtle was united in marriage to Carl V. Foster on July 24, 1946, in Dexter. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2005...
Thelma Watson Robertson (06/08/07)
Thelma Juanita Robertson, daughter of the late John and Atha Norton Bolin, was born at Bloomfield on Jan. 3, 1917, and died at Elsberry Healthcare Center in Elsberry on June 7, 2007, at the age of 90. Mrs. Robertson was a former resident of Bloomfield but had been a resident of Elsberry since 1999. She was married to Earl Watson, and he preceded her in death...
Mabel Ferguson (06/08/07)
Mabel Ferguson, daughter of the late Wiley and Ida Bell Carwile Gillis, was born in Dexter on Oct. 4, 1919, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on June 7, 2007, at the age of 87. Mrs. Ferguson had lived in Dexter most of her life. She worked as a supervisor at the Stoddard County Sheltered Workshop before her retirement and was a member of the Church of Christ in Dexter...
Ora Teeters (06/07/07)
Ora Teeters, the son of the late Ora Lynnville and Floye Mae Rhoda Teeters, was born in Holcomb on April 26, 1931, and died at his home in Circle City on Sunday June 3, 2007, at the age of 76. Mr. Teeters had lived in Essex most of his life. He was a retired automobile mechanic and was a member of the Taylor General Baptist Church near Essex. On March 1, 1960, he was married to Nadine Horn in Essex...
Lawrence G. Vieth (06/04/07)
Lawrence George Vieth was born November 5, 1918, in Hamburg, Arkansas, the son of George William and Lydia (Moser) Vieth. He died on May 30, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Missouri, at the age of 88 years, six months and 25 days. He is survived by his wife, Geneva Acord Vieth; three sons, Don Vieth of Farmington, MO, Rick Vieth of New Carlisle, OH and Troy Vieth of Tulsa, OK; six grandchildren, Scott Vieth, Melanie (Marc) Braun, Teresa Porter, Ben Vieth, Rachel Vieth and Andy Vieth; six great-grandchildren, Nicolaus, Noah and Gabriel Braun and Caleb, Lucas and sidney Vieth.. ...
Dora Jackson (06/04/07)
Dora Jackson, daughter of the late Earl and Eula Bradford Wolfe, was born in Como, Miss., on Nov. 2, 1914, and died in Bloomfield on May 31, 2007, at the age of 92. Mrs. Jackson had lived in Como, Miss., before moving to Dexter in 1941. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter...
Vega Ethel Windle (06/04/07)
Vega Ethel Windle was born April 6, 1923, at Blanch and died Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at her home in Dexter. She had been a resident of Dexter for 19 years. On Dec. 7, 1946, she was united in marriage to Raymond Pleze Windle in Piggott, Ark., and he preceded her in death on June 17, 1986...