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Obituaries from August 2007

Mary Jessie Lee Johnson (08/31/07)
Mary Jessie Lee Johnson, daughter of the late Seth L. Campbell and Elvie Leaton Henson Campbell was born on November 17, 1921 in Centersville, Tenn. and died at the Golden Living Center in Dexter on August 29, 2007, at the age of 85. Mrs. Johnson was a housewife, member of the Dexter Church of Christ and a resident of Dexter...
Jimmie Gale Davis (08/31/07)
Jimmie Gale Davis, the son of Malinda Marie May Davis and the late Charles Arden Davis, was born in Essex on April 29, 1944, and died at his home in Wappapello on August 29, 2007, at the age of 63. Mr. Davis had lived in the Essex and Wappapello areas most of his life. He had worked as an automobile mechanic until his health forced his retirement. He was a member of the Church...
Iris Delene Chasteen (08/31/07)
Iris Delene Chasteen, daughter of the late Thomas and Mallie Gregory Whittle, was born on November 19, 1924 in Burnet, Ark. and died at her residence in Dexter on August 27, 2007 at the age of 82. Mrs. Chasteen was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Dexter, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Lucille Collins (08/31/07)
Lucille Collins, daughter of the late Willie Stephens and Dollie Lucille Mason Stephens was born on October 9, 1925 at Bernie and died at her residence in Bernie on August 30, 2007 at the age of 81. Mrs. Collins was a homemaker and was a member of the Bernie Assembly of God Church...
Ethel French (08/26/07)
Ethel French, 81, of Oklahoma City, Okla. (formerly of Dexter) died on Aug. 21, 2007. She was born Feb. 19, 1926, in Essex to Edmond and Iva (Morrison) Gisi. At Dexter, Ethel worked nine years as a seamstress making Tom Sawyer boys apparel at the Elder Mfg. ...
Anna Laura Vails (08/26/07)
Anna Laura Vails, daughter of the late David and Lydia Newman Cox, was born in Corinth, Miss., on May 27, 1922, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Aug. 23, 2007, at the age of 85. Mrs. Vails had lived in the Essex and Dexter area all her life and had lived in Dexter since 1986. She attended the Vinson General Baptist Church near Essex...
Kenneth Forkum, Sr., (08/26/07)
Kenneth Forkum, Sr., son of Pansy Gregory Ezell of Malden and the late Dayton Forkum, was born on Aug. 19, 1953 ,in Stoddard County and died at his residence in Dexter on Aug. 24, 2007, at the age of 54. Kenneth was self-employed, a farmer for 30 years, and a member of the Bernie Church of Christ. He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and friends...
Wesley Leon Jones (08/21/07)
Wesley Leon Jones died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at his residence in Jackson at the age of 51. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Samuel Huey Hector (08/19/07)
Samuel Huey Hector, 82, of New Madrid was born March 24, 1925, in Kaiser, Ark., to the late Samuel McCormick Hector and Della Bell Hector and died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, from a vehicle accident near Matthews, Mo. Mr. Hector was a U.S. Army World War II veteran receiving a purple heart and bronze star. He was a member of the American Legion post 595, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled Veterans Association...
Larry D. Vaughn (08/17/07)
Larry D. Vaughn, son of the late Arthur Lee and Ruby Maze Vaughn, was born at Dexter on Dec. 5, 1941, and died at his home near Bloomfield on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, at the age of 65. Mr. Vaughn was a retired farmer working for Aslin Farms of Bloomfield for several years and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam. He attended St. Joe General Baptist Church at Idalia. On Dec. 22, 1989, he was married to Maxine Sanders...
Robert "Bob" Gray (08/17/07)
Mr. Robert "Bob" Gray, of Harrisburg, Ark., died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at his home at the age of 56. He was born April 24, 1951, in Vallejo, Calif., the son of Robert James Gray and Patsy Marie Gray. Bob received his B.A. in political science from A.S.U. and was a safety and training coordinator at Quebecor since 1997. Prior to that he spent 17 years at American Greetings in Harrisburg...
Iris Chasteen (08/28/07)
Iris Chasteen was born on November 19, 1924 and died on August 27, 2007 at her residence in Dexter at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Anna Scowden (08/28/07)
Anna Scowden, 83, of Advance, was born May 26, 1924 at Brezova, Czechoslovakia, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Bzduch Klimek and died August 26, 2007 at Advance Nursing Center. Anna retired from Zenith Telivision Co. in Chicago, IL; where she was a supervisor. She attended Slovak Trinity Lutheran Church...
Kathleen Calvert (08/28/07)
Kathleen Calvert, 92, of Advance, formerly of Granite City, IL, was born June 1, 1915 at Eminence, the daughter of James and Lucinda Gale Marquies and died August 26, 2007 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. During WWII, she was a small arms worker in St. Louis. She was a charter member of the First General Baptist Church in Advance and a former member of Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Granite City, IL...
Wesley Jones (08/22/07)
Wesley Leon Jones, son of the late Lester Monroe Jones and Dollie Clark Jones Jenkins, was born on March 26, 1956, at Fulton, Mich., and died in his residence at Jackson on Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at the age of 51. Mr. Jones was the general manager of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store at Cape Girardeau and a resident of Jackson...
Charles Taylor (08/22/07)
Charles Taylor, 86, of Essex was born in Essex on Dec. 29, 1920, to the late W.R. Taylor and Mary Caoline McMullin Taylor, and died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He attended Essex Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1939. ...
Lois Mae James (08/22/07)
Lois Mae James, daughter of the late Herbert Lewis Haney and Lucille Hargett Haney, was born on January 27, 1935, at Dexter and died at her residence in Bernie on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at the age of 72. Mrs. James was a homemaker and had attended the General Baptist Church of Bernie...
William A. Gill (08/22/07)
William A. "Sandy" Gill, son of the late Clyde and Lulu Kelley Gill, was born at Clines Island on July 9, 1923, and died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at the age of 84. Mr. Gill was a 1943 graduate of Bloomfield High School and was a retired truck driver. In November 1953 he was married to Norma Graves, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 29, 1989. In June 1991 he was married to Marilyn Dare...
Wes Bolin (08/22/07)
Wes Bolin, a resident of Bloomfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are pending.
Shirley Jean Malloy (08/22/07)
Shirley Malloy, a resident of Essex, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 67. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
William A."Sandy" Gill (08/21/07)
Sandy Gill, a resident of Bloomfield, died Aug. 21, 2007, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Edith Lilly Midgett (08/21/07)
Edith Lilly Midgett, 85, daughter of the late Willie Wallace and Bessie Williams Wallace, was born Feb. 25, 1922, at Oil Trough, Ark., and died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at her residence in Dexter. She was formerly of Risco. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Risco...
Clifford Shelton (08/16/07)
Clifford Shelton, son of Edgar Shelton and Zora Bruce Shelton, was born Jan. 13, 1920, at Eddyville, Ky., and died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Dexter. On Jan. 29, 1946, he was united in marriage to Ruth Boyle, and she preceded him in death on April 30, 1988...
Glenda Mayola Hays (08/16/07)
Glenda Mayola Hays, 86, of DeSoto, formerly of Qulin, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at her residence in DeSoto. Mrs. Hays was born Sept. 14, 1920, in Qulin. She was a retired certified nurse's aide, a cook at Qulin Elementary School and was a homemaker. She was a member and served as secretary of the Qulin United Methodist Church...
Naomi Miller (08/16/07)
Naomi Miller, daughter of the late Charlie Temples and Mollie McClard Temples, was born on July 5, 1911, in Stoddard County and died at her residence in Dexter on Aug. 15, 2007, at the age of 96. Mrs. Miller was affiliated with the Pleasant Grove Community Church near Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Freda M. Courter (08/10/07)
Freda M. Courter, daughter of the late Adrian Fleetwood and Gertrude Nelson Fleetwood, was born on Aug. 10, 1925, in Gideon and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at the age of 81. Mrs. Courter was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a housewife, and a resident of Dexter...
Priscilla Gott (08/10/07)
Priscilla Ann Gott, daughter of the late Sam Gillam and Cassie Hollabaugh Gillam, was born on April 9, 1926, in Dover, Ark., and died in her residence at Dexter on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at the age of 81. Mrs. Gott was a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Shirley Davidson (08/10/07)
Shirley Ann Fowler Davidson, daughter of the late John Everett Joiner and Nancy Wade Joiner, was born on Feb. 1, 1936, at Ash Hill and died in her residence near Dudley on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at the age of 71. Mrs. Davidson was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene at Dexter, the former operator of the Dexter Bus Station, a former C.N.A. with Vintage Villa Nursing Center and the Dexter Nursing Center and a resident of rural Dudley...
Lacy Dale May (08/09/07)
Lacy Dale May, 66, died at his home in Sikeston on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007. He was born Dec. 7, 1940, in Gideon, son of the late David Allen and Flo Phena (Bateman) May; he was a member of Smith Avenue Church of God. He was a diesel mechanic for Hedrick Concrete and Clayton Farm Services before retiring...
Shirley Davidson (08/09/07)
Shirley Ann Fowler Davidson, daughter of the late John Everett Joiner and Nancy Wade Joiner, was born on Feb. 1, 1936, at Ash Hill and died in her residence near Dudley on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at the age of 71. Mrs. Davidson was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene at Dexter, the former operator of the Dexter Bus Station, a former C.N.A. with Vintage Villa Nursing Center and the Dexter Nursing Center and a resident of rural Dudley...
Priscilla Gott (08/08/07)
Priscilla Gott, a resident of rural Dexter, died on Aug. 8, 2007, in her residence at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lloyd E. DeJournett (08/08/07)
Lloyd E. DeJournett, son of the late Marshall Seymore and Mary Mae Annis DeJournett, was born near Grayridge on May 15, 1935, and died at his home in Dexter on Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at the age of 72. Mr. DeJournett had lived in the Essex and Dexter area all his life. He had worked as a farmer...
Donald Taylor (08/07/07)
Donald Taylor, 71, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born June 18, 1936, in Reyno, Ark., the son of Lillie Ruth King Taylor of Sikeston and the late Dempse Taylor. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the General Baptist faith. He had worked for Chambers Electric before retiring...
Norris Temples (08/07/07)
Norris Temples, son of the late Elmer Temples and Miza Garner Temples, was born on Nov. 6, 1917, near Dexter and died in his residence at rural Dudley on Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at the age of 89. Mr. Temples attended the People's Full Gospel Assembly Church at Dudley, was a retired backhoe operator, farmer and a resident of rural Dudley...
Terry A. Jackson (08/07/07)
Terry A. Jackson, 54, of Somonauk, Ill., died Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 28, 1952, in Kennett to parents, Bill and Jane (Rhew) Jackson. He was a 1970 graduate of Dexter High School. He married Lorraine Finn on Sept. ...
Fay (Garner) Toner (08/03/07)
Friends of Fay Toner may call at First Christian Church in Dexter after 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007.
Joletta Allen (08/03/07)
Wilma Joletta Allen, 67, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at her home in Sikeston. Born Dec. 22, 1939, at Sedgewickville, daughter of the late Ruthford and Lucille Cooke, she was a member of Miner Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class and a nursery worker for many years. She had worked at the Boy Scout Office in Cape Girardeau, Sikeston Middle School, and was an Avon representative for many years...
Juanita Wilfong (08/02/07)
Juanita Wilfong, daughter of the late John W. and Lydia Jane Masters McCulley, was born at Bell City on Oct. 26, 1914, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on July 31, 2007, at the age of 92. Mrs. Wilfong had been a resident of Bloomfield since 1980 and attended the Bloomfield Church of Christ and Bloomfield Bible Tabernacle Church. ...
Linda Jean Ulen (08/02/07)
Linda Jean Ulen, daughter of Mary Ulen of Dexter and the late W.J. Ulen, was born on May 1, 1939, in Cape Girardeau and died on July 28, 2007, at her home in Tucson, Ariz., at the age of 68. Linda worked for many years as an identification technician for the Pima County Sheriff's Department...
Hazel Ruth Riddell (08/02/07)
Hazel Ruth Riddell, 75, of Malden was born Jan. 31, 1932, in Corning, Ark., and died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at her residence in Malden. She was the daughter of the late Guy Corbin and Flossie Jones Corbin. On June 24, 1950, she was united in marriage to A.J. Riddell in Piggott, Ark., and he preceded her in death on May 12, 1999...
Fay E. (Garner) Toner (08/02/07)
Fay E. (Garner) Toner, 73, of St. Joseph, formerly of Dexter, died Monday, July 30, 2007, at Heartland Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Toner was born May 17, 1934, in Matthews. She graduated from Dexter High School in 1952. She married James Arnold "Jim" Toner June 1, 1956, who survives of the home...
Juanita Wilfong (08/01/07)
Juanita Wilfong, a resident of Bloomfield, died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Missouri Southern Heahthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Edna Maupin (08/01/07)
Edna Douglas Maupin, 103, of Pine Bluff , Ark., died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at Trinity Medical Center. She was born Sept. 5, 1903, in Massac County, Ill., the oldest daughter of the late Otto C. Douglas and the late Ella May Smith Douglas. She was reared and received her early education in Illmo, graduating from Illmo High School. ...