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Obituaries from July 2007

Clyde Jerome Copeland (07/17/07)
Clyde Jerome Copeland was born Oct. 2, 1952, at Portage-ville and died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at his residence in Tallapoosa. He was the son of the late Kelly Copeland and Myrtle May Brock Copeland. On Oct. 2, 1990, he was united in marriage to Barbara Rae Woolums in Dyersburg, Tenn...
Grover "Buddy" Parker (07/17/07)
Grover "Buddy" Parker, son of the late Robert E. Lee Parker and Ruby Augustine Rollins Parker, was born Jan. 3, 1938, at Truman, Ark., and died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. On June 15, 1959, he was married to Edna Ruthie May Maclin at Tulot, Ark., and she survives of the home...
Marilyn Irene Greene (07/17/07)
Marilyn Irene Greene, daughter of the late Harry Ellis Sutt and Nina Irene Nicholson Sutt was born on June 5, 1942, in Wayne County, Missouri and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare on July 12, 2007, at the age of 65. Mrs. Greene was a member of the Bernie Alliance Church, a former C.N.A. with the Malden Nursing Center and a resident of Bernie...
Launa Jackie Skelton (07/17/07)
Launa Jackie Skelton, daughter of the late Harvey and Myrtie Aslin Bess, was born in St. Louis on March 21, 1930, and died in Cypress Point Health Care at Dexter on Sunday, July 15, 2007, at the age of 77. On Feb. 10, 1946, she was united in marriage to Donald Lee Skelton. He preceded her in death on April 22, 1994. She was a resident of Bloomfield for several years and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Eugene E. Edwards (07/17/07)
Gene Edwards, son of the late Duane Alfred Edwards and Eathel Oneita Lingo Edwards, was born on March 4, 1931 in Stoddard County, MO and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Friday, July 13, 2007, at the age of 76. Mr. Edwards was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Dexter, a retired farmer, veteran of the United States Navy, twenty-five year member of the American Legion post #59 and a resident of Dexter...
William Cox (07/03/07)
William Benjamin "Bill" Cox, 64, of 445 Groveland Ave., Creve Coeur, was born June 7, 1943, in Ottumwa, Iowa, to Toby Francis and Grace Ruby Parker Cox, and died at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2007, at his home. He was married to Anice Nell Durham on Dec. 26, 1969, in Bernie...
Veda Hall (07/03/07)
Veda Hall, daughter of the late Verdo Rodery and Edith Waggener Rodery, was born on July 16, 1915, in Rector , Ark., and died at her residence in Bernie on Monday, July 2, 2007, at the age of 91. Mrs. Hall was a former welder with Kaiser Ship Yard and a resident of Bernie for the past five years...
Lois Ann Haynie (07/03/07)
Lois Ann Haynie, daughter of the late Matthew Richard Byrd and Mary Rose Loyd Byrd, was born on July 25, 1953, in Sikeston and died on June 30, 2007, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 53. Mrs. Haynie was formerly of Dexter currently living in Puxico with her cousin and care taker Donald Latham...
Betty Blankenship (07/25/07)
Betty Blankenship, daughter of Archie Berry and Lottie Doublin, was born May 30, 1932, at Leora and died July 23, 2007, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. On May 22, 1950,, she was united in marriage to Jack Blankenship in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 2006...
Howard Wray Davis Sr. (07/25/07)
Howard Davis Sr., son of the late Moy Wray Davis and Hortense "Tensey" Farmer Davis, was born on Aug. 20, 1937, in Dexter and died at his residence in Alma, Ill., on July 23, 2007, at the age of 69. Mr. Davis was a former machine operator for Lincoln Engineering in St. Louis and a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1957 until 1964...
Howard Davis (07/24/07)
Howard Davis, a former resident of Dexter, died on Monday, July 23, 2007, in Salem, Ill., at the age of 70. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Nicholas Hartline (07/24/07)
Nicholas Joseph Hartline, son of Scott and Donna Litzler Hartline of Dexter, was born on Feb. 3, 1983, at Alton, Ill., and died in the St. Louis University Hospital on Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the age of 24. Nicholas was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, had attended the Missouri State School, was employed as an assembler with the Stoddard County Day Activity Center in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Diana Marie Deprow (07/22/07)
Diana Marie Deprow, daughter of Robert and Diana Kay Mowery VanKleek, was born in Pontiac, Mich., on March 29, 1969, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the age of 38. Mrs. Deprow had lived in Dexter since 1981. She had attended the Word of Faith Christian Center in Bernie...
Henry Barnes (07/21/07)
Henry Barnes, son of the late George Washington Barnes and Tennessee Keck Barnes, was born on April 18, 1907, at Formosa, Ark., and died in the General Baptist Nursing Home at Campbell on Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the age of 100. Mr. Barnes was a farmer and a wood worker, a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church and a resident of Bernie...
Anna Pauline Limbaugh (07/22/07)
Anna Pauline Miers Hopkins Limbaugh, daughter of the late Charles Willard and Anna Wyatte Miers Hopkins, was born in Stoddard County on April 17, 1925, and died at Delmar Gardens in Chesterfield on Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the age of 82. Mrs. Limbaugh had lived in Puxico all her life until moving to St. Louis area in 2000. She was a member of the West Side General Baptist Church in St. Ann...
Henry Barnes (07/20/07)
Henry Barnes, a resident of Bernie, died on Thursday, July 19, 2007, in the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell at the age of 100. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2007, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel...
Virgie Mae Brown (07/20/07)
Virgie Mae Brown, daughter of the late Pat Jackson and Hattie Gregory Goode, was born in Parma on June 20, 1922, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at the age of 85. Ms. Brown had lived in Southeast Missouri and Dexter all her life. She was affiliated with the Pentecostal Church...
Rebecca Lynn Cox (07/19/07)
Rebecca Lynn Cox of Advance was born May 23, 1965, at Advance, the daughter of Luther and Erma King Cox, and died Monday, July 16, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Rebecca had been a certified medical aide. She was baptized at Gravel Hill Church near Bell City...
Georgia Snider (07/19/07)
Georgia Snider, daughter of the late George Arthur Evans and Golden Virginia Bowman Evans, was born April 29, 1927, at Dexter and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at the age of 80. Ms. Snider was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter where she was a member of the choir for 50 years and had taught Sunday School for 30 years, a member of the Dexter Hospital Auxiliary, a homemaker and a resident of rural Dexter...
Georgia Snider (07/18/07)
Georgia Snider, a resident of rural Dexter, died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston at the age of 80. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
James Ferrell Swindell (07/18/07)
James Ferrell Swindell was born of Willena Swindell on Dec. 31, 1938, in Bell City. He died on July 16, 2007, at his home in Raymondville. He was raised by Joseph Franklin and Tina Jane Swindell. On Sept. 3, 1960, he was united in marriage to Janice Bumpus. To that union four children were born: Jennifer Anderson, Julia Lee McNulty, Jeanne Morgan and James Robert Swindell...
Marilyn Greene (07/13/07)
Marilyn Greene, a resident of Bernie, died Thursday, July 12, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 65. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Pamela Sue Lacy (07/11/07)
Pamela Lacy, daughter of Zetta Jennings Mitchell of St. Louis and the late D.C. Mitchell, was born on April 18, 1956, in St. Louis and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Monday, July 9, 2007, at the age of 51. Mrs. Lacy was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Pamela Sue Lacy (07/10/07)
Pamela Sue Lacy, daughter of Zetta Jennings Mitchell and the late D.C. Mitchell, was born on April 18, 1956, in St. Louis and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Monday, July 9, 2007, at the age of 51. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Norman R. Hann, Sr. (07/10/07)
Norman R. Hann, Sr., son of Esther A. Michl Hann and the late Bernard Hann, was born in Jasper Co., Ill., on Nov. 15, 1934, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on July 5, 2007, at the age of 72. Mr. Hann had moved to Dexter in 1965. He had worked as a heating and air contractor and was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston...
Carl Lee Perry (07/10/07)
Carl Lee Perry, son of the late Calvin and Clara Stephens Perry, was born at Avert on April 12, 1928, and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on July 8, 2007, at the age of 79. Mr. Perry was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He retired from McDonnell-Douglas in St. Louis after 37 years and had been a resident of Sikeston since 1993...
Wilburn Webb Reeves (07/10/07)
Wilburn Webb Reeves, son of the late Jesse James Reeves and Dovie Sue Worley Reeves, was born on Sept. 7, 1934, at Parma and died in the Golden Living Center at Dexter on Saturday, July 7, 2007, at the age of 72. Mr. Reeves was the former owner of Reeves Nursing Home in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Raymond C. Foege (07/10/07)
Raymond C. Foege, son of the late Charles W. Foege and Kathryn Gehl Foege, was born on July 6, 1928, in St. Louis and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on July7, 2007, at the age of 79. Mr. Foege was a former milkman, a foreman at the University of Illinois, and plant manager for Cleveland Armstrong. Raymond was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and a resident of Bloomfield...
Scott Rackley (07/06/07)
Scott Rackley, son of Bill and JoAnn Koenig Rackley, was born Sept. 14, 1965, at Dexter and died Monday, July 2, 2007, at Scott City at the age of 41. Scott had been an electrician and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his parents, Bill and JoAnn Rackley of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Steve Rackley of Malden; two sisters, Tammy Hollingshead of Malden and Loura Calvert of Portageville...
Sherry Lynn Duncan (07/06/07)
Sherry Duncan, daughter of James Howard Rhoades of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Dexter and the late Ruby Thelma Frazier Rhoades, was born on March 8, 1941, in Matthews and died on Wednesday, July 4, 2007 at The Manor in Poplar Bluff at the age of 66. Ms. Duncan was formerly employed with Home Health Care in Dexter as a nursing aide, a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Charles Triplett (07/06/07)
Charles Triplett, son of the late John Triplett and Lelia Tucker Triplett, was born on July 4, 1926, in Grayridge and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Thursday, July 5, 2007, at the age of 81. Mr. Triplett was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a 23-year retired veteran of the United States Army serving active duty in World War II, Vietnam, and Korean War. ...
Sherry Lynn Duncan (07/05/07)
Sherry Lynn Duncan, a resident of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Dexter, died Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at the Manor Residential Care in Poplar Bluff at the age of 66. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...