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Obituaries from January 2008

Lelah Medley (01/22/08)
Lelah Medley, the daughter of the late Willie "Bill" and Bonnie Hicks Medley, was born in Poplar Bluff on July 2, 1956, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at the age of 51 after a short fight with cancer...
Anita S. Jean (01/22/08)
Anita S. Jean, the daughter of the late Samuel Alfred and Annie Allen Schooling, was born in Higginsville on Feb. 15, 1909, and died at the Central Gardens Residential Care facility in Dexter on Jan. 19, 2008, at the age of 96. Mrs. Jean had lived in Higginsville before moving to Dexter in 1932. ...
Willie Ford (01/22/08)
Willie Ford, son of the late James Andrew and Colla Burnett Ford, was born in Parma on July 24, 1923, and died at the Malden Nursing and Rehab Center on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at the age of 84. Mr. Ford had lived in Parma all his life where he had worked as a self-employed brick layer. He had served in the U.S. Army where he served in Normandy, North France, Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe. He was awarded five bronze stars and a Good Conduct Medal...
Marion Lucille Swader (01/22/08)
Marion Lucille Swader, daughter of the late Marion Pressley Bebout and Autie Ross Ward Bebout, was born on July 21, 1913, at Caruthersville and died in the Golden Living Center at Malden on Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at the age of 94. Mrs. Swader was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bernie, a former secretary for the Bernie Public School System retiring in 1978, and a resident of Bernie...
Robert D. Patterson, Sr. (01/22/08)
Robert D. Patterson, Sr., 69, who is the current Shelby County Trustee in Memphis, died suddenly at Methodist Germantown Hospital Jan. 18, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orval and Mildred Patterson of Essex. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Virginia Patterson; one daughter, Tammy Geurin and husband, Mike; two sons, Robert Patterson, Jr. ...
Lelia Backfisch (01/22/08)
Lelia Backfisch, daughter of the late Fred Sauer and Minnie P. Dietsch Sauer, was born on Oct. 12, 1915, in Dexter and died at the Golden Living Center in Dexter on Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at the age of 92. Mrs. Backfisch was a member ofthe Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, former store clerk at Weber's Ben Franklin Store, and a resident of Dexter...
Sally Pauline Pugh (01/22/08)
Sally Pauline Pugh, daughter of the late Robert L. and Ora Mae Cobb Lusk, was born at Piggott, Ark., on May 13, 1917, and died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at the age of 90. Mrs. Pugh was a resident of Dexter but had spent much of her life in rural Bloomfield. She was a member of Hills General Baptist Church for more than 40 years and served as the church piano player...
Troy Sylvester Little (01/22/08)
Troy Little, son of the late Claude and Lucy Woods Little was born on Aug. 1, 1930, in Lavalle and died in the Mark Twain Care Center in Poplar Bluff on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at the age of 77. Mr. Little was a carpenter, a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and a member of the Morehouse Baptist Church...
Rev. Willard VanBibber (01/22/08)
Rev. Willard VanBibber, a resident of Dexter, died on Monday, Jan, 21, 2008, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 93. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Christine Combs (01/30/08)
Christine Combs, the daughter of the late Excheck and Grace Hester Childress, was born in Aromeral, Ark., on Sept. 20, 1936, and died at the St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis on Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at the age of 71. Mrs. Combs had lived her entire life in Southeast Missouri and had lived for 65 years in Essex. She had been a member of the Powerhouse Church of God in Christ for 20 years...
Rebecca Dalene 'Dee' Clayton (01/30/08)
Mrs. Rebecca Dalene "Dee" Clayton of Dexter, formerly of Wardell, was born June 27, 1919 at Dexter and died Jan. 25, 2008, at Dexter. She was 88. Dee, along with her late husband, Ulis, owned and operated B and B Grocery, managed the New Madrid Country Club and sold real estate. She also sold Tupperware and was a member of the Caruthersville First Baptist Church...
Pamela Weber Turlington (01/30/08)
Pamela Weber Turlington, daughter of the late Captain Edmund Weber and Mae Weber Lynch, was born Jan. 17, 1942, at Dexter and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2008, at the age of 66. Mrs. Turlington was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a former first grade teacher in the Kenneth Public School District for 33 years, a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, a former resident of Kennett and resident of Dexter...
Fern Abernathy (01/30/08)
Fern Abernathy, daughter of the late Bentley McClain and Ethel Rollins McClain, was born on Feb. 6, 1917, at Newark, Ark., and died in the Golden Living Center at Dexter on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at the age of 90. Mrs. Abernathy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a former employee of the Elder Manufacturing Company in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Glen Huddleston (01/29/08)
Glen Huddleston, son of the late W. T. Huddleston and Oma Jordan Huddleston, was born on Jan. 23, 1933, at Bernie and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Jan. 26, 2008, at the age of 75. Mr. Huddleston was a member of the Kime General Baptist Church at Greenville, a farmer, a former plant operator for Monsanto Chemical at Hunterville, an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman, and a resident of Greenville, formerly of Grayridge...
Fern Abernathy (01/29/08)
Fern Abernathy, a resident of Dexter died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Wanda B. Jarrell (01/29/08)
Wanda B. Jarrell, the daughter of the late Albert and Elsie Thompson Layton, was born in Cline's Island near Bloomfield on June 2, 1937, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Jan. 28, 2008, at the age of 70. Mrs. Jarrell had lived in the Bloomfield area all of her life...
Robert Daniel Watkins (01/29/08)
Robert Daniel "Rob" Watkins, the son of Marsh Watkins and the late Bobbie Lucius Watkins, was born in Poplar Bluff on Dec. 6, 1958, and died at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis on Jan. 25, 2008, at the age of 49. Rob had lived in Dexter most of his life. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy where he served as a recovery diver, had worked on tug boats in New York Harbor, for Budget Mobile Homes, and for Harty Construction in Dexter...
Cecil Ray Bostic (01/26/08)
Cecil Ray Bostic, son of the late Benjamin and Catheryn Knuckles Bostic was born at Lutesville, MO on June 3, 1931 and passed away at his home in Bloomfield on Jan. 25 2008 at the age of 76 years. Cecil was a carpenter and worked at DAEOC for several years and was known for his guitar playing. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield via TV and Pastor Susan Hoyle ministering in the home. On Nov. 13, 1987 he was married to Thelma Cordle...
Bernice Ross (01/25/08)
Bernice Ross, daughter of the late Joseph Fererro and Laura Kurtz Fererro, was born on Oct. 5, 1910, and died in the Cypress Point Health Care at Dexter on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at the age of 97. Mrs. Ross was of the Catholic faith, a former furniture department head for Styx, Baer and Fuller in St. Louis, a former clerk for Famous Barr in Cape Girardeau and The Rocking Horse in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Laura Richardson (01/25/08)
Laura Maria Richardson, daughter of the late Thomas Bares and Myrtle Josephine Wickbaum Bares, was born on Dec. 5, 1923, at West Heaven, Conn., and died in the Golden Living Center at Dexter on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at the age of 84. Mrs. Richardson was a member of the Broadwater Church of the Brethren, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Dorris Turlington (01/25/08)
Dorris Turlington, the daughter of the late William Thomas Eaton and Ada Mae Dorris Eaton, was born in Bloomfield on Oct. 21, 1919, and died at the Gideon Care Center on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at the age of 91. Mrs. Turlington had lived in Bloomfield and Dexter all her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter. She had served as the librarian at the Dexter Public Library for 30 years...
Beulah E. Riles (01/25/08)
Beulah E. Riles, daughter of the late Elmer and Daisy Cox Walker, was born at Zadock on Nov. 5, 1911, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at the age of 96. Mrs. Riles had spent her entire life in Stoddard County and was of the Baptist faith. She was married to Charlie Riles, and he preceded her in death...
Beula Frances McQuary (01/25/08)
Beula Frances McQuary, daughter of the late Hiram Sumner McQuary and Lula Frances Broyles McQuary, was born on June 5, 1906, in Macon County and died at the St. Joe Manor in Bonne Terre on Jan. 13, 2008, at the age of 101. Beula was a former school teacher in DeSoto for 40 years, member of the St. Andrews Methodist Church in DeSoto, member of the Jefferson County Retired Teacher Association, P.E.O., Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, and Order of the Eastern Star in DeSoto...
Beulah Riles (01/24/08)
Beulah Riles died at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Laura Richardson (01/24/08)
Laura Richardson died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, in the Golden Living Center at Dexter at the age of 84. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Beula Frances McQuary (01/24/08)
Beula Frances McQuary, daughter of the late Hiram Sumner McQuary and Lula Frances Broyles McQuary, was born on June 5, 1906, in Macon County and died at the St. Joe Manor in Bonne Terre on Jan. 13, 2008, at the age of 101. Beula was a former school teacher in DeSoto for 40 years, member of the St. Andrews Methodist Church in DeSoto, member of the Jefferson County Retired Teacher Association, P.E.O., Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, and Order of the Eastern Star in DeSoto...
Beula Frances McQuary (01/23/08)
Beula Frances McQuary, daughter of the late Hiram Sumner McQuary and Lula Frances Broyles McQuary, was born on June 5, 1906, in Macon County and died at the St. Joe Manor in Bonne Terre at the age of 101. Beula was a former school teacher in DeSoto for 40 years, member of the St. Andrews Methodist Church in DeSoto, member of the Jefferson County Retired Teacher Association, P.E.O., Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, and Order of the Eastern Star in DeSoto...
Marisa May Molina Rosales (01/23/08)
Marisa May Molina Rosales, the daughter of Angelino Rosales and Tara Webber, was born in Sikeston on Dec. 28, 2007, and died at the Children's Hospital in St. Louis on Jan. 19, 2008, at the age of 22 days. Marisa is survived by her parents, Angelino Rosales and Tara Webber of Essex; one brother, Dalton Louis Rojas of Essex; maternal grandparents, Raymond and Sherrie Webber of Dexter, Lena and Sam Patterson of Bloomfield paternal grandfather, Angel Molina; paternal grandmother, Rodolfina Rosales; maternal great grandparents, Raymond, Jr. ...
Rev. Willard VanBibber (01/23/08)
Rev. Willard VanBibber son of the late Sherman VanBibber and Nora Parker VanBibber, was born on Feb. 27, 1914, in the state of Arkansas and died on Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 93. Rev. VanBibber was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter. ...
Rosybell Stephens (01/23/08)
Rosybell (Steward) Stephens, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. She was born September 10, 1919, in Advance the daughter of James W. and Lillie (Goff) Steward. She and Joseph B. Stephens were married on Nov. 11, 1939 in Benton. He died July 31, 2007...
Marion Swader (01/21/08)
Marion Swader, a resident of Bernie, died on Jan. 18, 2008 at the Golden Living Center in Malden at the age of 94. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Clarence James Foushee (01/21/08)
Clarence James Foushee, son of the late Arthur Foushee and Jessie Mable May Foushee, was born on Feb. 15, 1925, in Avvergne, Ark., and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Jan. 18, 2008, at the age of 82. Mr. Foushee was of the Baptist faith, owner of Foushee Dry Goods in Bloomfield, veteran of the United States Army, and a resident of Bloomfield...
Lelia Backfisch (01/18/08)
Lelia Backfisch, a resident of Dexter, died at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 92. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Clarence Foushee (01/18/08)
Clarence J. Foushee, a resident of Bloomfield, died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on Friday, Jan, 18, 2008, at the age of 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Manuel Johnson (01/18/08)
Manuel Dale Johnson, 67, of Bridgeton, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at DePaul Hospital from an aneurysm followed by a heart attack. He was born March 4, 1940, the youngest of twin boys to Lee Roy and Opal Johnson at the family farm near Advance. He married Carol Ann Bates...
Lillian Opel Marie Bratcher (01/17/08)
Lillian Opel Marie Bratcher, the daughter of the late Franklin Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Evans Barton, was born in Cadet on June 8, 1934, and died at the Fountainbleau Nursing Home in Crystal City on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at the age of 73. Mrs. Bratcher had lived most of her life in the Parma and Catron areas. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Eastern Star...
Jeff Stevens (01/17/08)
Jeffery Glenn Stevens, son of Glenn Richard Stevens and Sharon Jean Whitehead Stevens, was born on March 30, 1967, at Poplar Bluff and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Jan. 15, 2008, at the age of 40. Mr. Stevens was employed by Frito-Lay and was a resident of Bernie...
Jeff Glen Stevens (01/16/08)
Jeff Stevens, a resident of Bernie, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 40. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Robert "Bob" Van Kleek (01/16/08)
Bob Van Kleek, son of the late Eston Romaine Van Kleek and Elizabeth Mobbs Van Kleek, was born on March 25, 1946, in Pontiac, Mich., and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Jan. 14, 2008, at the age of 61. Bob was a self-employed carpenter and a resident of Dexter...
Beulah McQuary (01/15/08)
Beulah McQuary, a former resident of Dexter, died on Jan. 13, 2008, in the St. Joe Manor at Bonne Terre, at the age of 101. A complete obituary with service times will be published at a later date. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of...
Larry Dewayne Durham (01/15/08)
Larry Durham, son of the late John and Nora Ogelvie Durham, was born on June 21, 1942, in Bernie and died at the Mercy Southeast Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., on Jan.11, 2008, at the age of 65. Mr. Durham was a truck driver, a former resident of Bernie currently living in Taft, Calif...
Robert "Bob" Van Kleek (01/15/08)
Bob Van Kleek, son of the late Eston Romaine Van Kleek and Elizabeth Mobbs Van Kleek, was born on March 25, 1946, in Pontiac, Mich., and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Jan. 14, 2008, at the age of 61. Bob was a self-employed carpenter and a resident of Dexter...
Ruby Beck (01/11/08)
Ruby Beck, a resident of Bernie, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, in her residence at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Pansy Forkum (01/11/08)
Pansy M. Forkum, daughter of the late Enoch T. Pedigo and Harriett K. Lena Shaw Pedigo, was born on Oct. 22, 1930, in Aurora and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at the age of 77. Mrs. Forkum was a member of the Full Gospel Church in Bloomfield, a former school bus driver for Dexter Public Schools, a farmer, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and a former resident of Zalma...
Mozell Shaw (01/10/08)
Mozell Shaw, the daughter of the late William and Annie Ruff McKeller, was born in New Madrid County on March 29, 1930, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at the age of 77. Mrs. Shaw had lived most of her life in the Parma and Essex communities and had lived in Malden since 1988. She was a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Malden...
Pansy Forkum (01/10/08)
Pansy Forkum, a former resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 77. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Rev. Gerald Beam (01/10/08)
Rev. Gerald W. Beam, son of the late Herman Gerald Beam and Ruby Greenwood Beam, was born on Oct. 9, 1942, at Sylvan Hills, Ark., and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at the age of 65. Rev. Beam was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene, a 21-year veteran of the United States Naval Reserve retiring as Lieutenant Commander and serving as Chaplain, a New York Life Insurance agent since 1973, and a resident of Dexter...
Gerald Beam (01/09/08)
Gerald Beam, a resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston at the age of 65. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lila Louise Werden (01/09/08)
Lila Louise Werden, the daughter of the late Andrew and Thelma Louise VanDusin Robbins, was born in Potoskey, Mich., on Feb. 14, 1935, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at the age of 72. Mrs. Werden had lived in Michigan before moving to Dexter in 1985. ...
Glenda 'Toots' Link (01/09/08)
Glenda "Toots" Link, daughter the late Delias and Winnie McCollum Cartwright, was born at Bell City on Sept. 23, 1932, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Jan. 7, 2008, at the age of 75. Ms. Link had been a resident of rural Bloomfield and attended Union Grove Baptist Church near Bloomfield. She was first married to Hubert Hardin, and he preceded her in death in 1969. On Oct. 3, 1976, she was married to William Link...
Leon Larsen (01/09/08)
Leon Larsen, son of the late Leman M. Larsen and Earle Almond Larsen, was born on Aug. 31, 1929, at Aid and died at his residence near Dexter on Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at the age of 78. Mr. Larsen was a tool foreman for Carter Carburetor at St. Louis from 1951 till 1984 and was a resident of rural Dexter...
Daptha Link (01/08/08)
Daptha Link, age 75, of rural Bloomfield died Monday, Jan.7, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Leon Larsen (01/08/08)
Leon Larsen, a resident of rural Dexter, died on Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at his residence at the age of 79. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ruby Emma Hudgens (01/08/08)
Ruby Emma Hudgens, daughter of the late James Franklin and Anna Blunt Sadler, was born in Dexter on Nov. 9, 1913, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Jan. 6, 2008, at the age of 94. Mrs. Hudgens had lived all her life in Stoddard County and had lived in Dexter since 1972. She was a member of the Sadler Chapel Methodist Church near Dexter and had attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter where she was a member of the Women's Club. She enjoyed crocheting...
Joyce Eskew (01/08/08)
Joyce Eskew, daughter of the late Cecil Waggoner and Edith Perry Waggoner, was born on Aug. 2, 1930, in Stoddard County and died at the Gideon Care Center on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at the age of 77. Mrs. Eskew was a former employee of Purolator Products in Dexter, member of the Essex Church of Christ in Essex, and a resident of Dexter...
Michael Avery (01/08/08)
Michael Avery, son of Ira and Jean Brown Avery of Whitewater, was born on Feb. 28, 1947, at Sikeston and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at the age of 60. Mr. Avery was of the Baptist faith, a self-employed carpenter and a resident of rural Essex...
Sherman F. Boone (01/08/08)
Sherman F. Boone, son of the late Dan and Belle Haney Boone, was born near Dexter on Sept. 1, 1919, and died at the Golden Living Center in Malden on Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at the age of 88. Mr. Boone had lived in Dexter for many years and had spent the past 21 years in Malden. He owned and operated Boone's Grocery Store in Dexter. He was a member of the Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
John W. Musgrave, Jr. (01/08/08)
John W. Musgrave, Jr., son of the late John W., Sr., and Rosa Ann Masterson Musgrave, was born in Bernie on Dec. 5, 1929, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at the age of 78. Mr. Musgrave had grown up in Idalia, moved to Flint, Mich., for several years, and returned to Dexter in 1952. ...
Virgil Lee Esmon (01/04/08)
Virgil Lee Esmon, 61, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008. He was a former resident of Reyno, Ark. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Hill of Maynard, Ark.; a brother, Doyle Esmon of Reyno, Ark.; three sisters, Rose Murphy of Maynard, Ark., Anna Bell of Tuckerman, Ark., and Shirley South of Grand Junction, Tenn...
Paul E. Miller (01/04/08)
Paul E. Miller, son of the late Loyd Thomas and Gladys Ruth Patterson Miller, was born in McNairy, Tenn., on May 3, 1948, and died at his residence in Parma on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at the age of 59. Mr. Miller had lived in Parma most of his life where he worked in construction. He was a member of the Free Trinity Church in Marston...
Virginia Pauline Whitaker (01/03/08)
Virginia Pauline Whitaker, the daughter of the late Thomas Marion and Mabel May Medler Parker, was born in Wabash County, Ill., on May 1, 1918, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at the age of 89. Mrs. Whitaker had lived in Dexter the past 30 years. She had worked as a nursing home operator...
Gertrude E. Green (01/02/08)
Gertrude E. Green, daughter of the late Rev. James M. and Martha Chasteen King, was born in Huntingdale on Nov. 19, 1910, and died at Golden Living Center in Dexter on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at the age of 97. Mrs. Green had lived in Southeast Missouri most of her life. ...
Mearl R. Frame (01/02/08)
Mearl R. Frame, son of the late John Carrol and Sarah Jane Oliver Frame, was born in Illinois on Jan. 26, 1916, and died at the Mark Twin Caring Center in Poplar Bluff on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at the age of 91. Mr. Frame had lived in California and Kentucky before moving to Dexter in 1987. He had been a member of the Masonic Lodge and was a veteran of the Air Force. He dearly loved his family and loved traveling, hunting and fishing...
Blake Allen Burnett (01/02/08)
Blake Allen Burnett, son of Stan and Joy Jackson Burnett of Dexter, was born on Sept. 27, 1976, at Poplar Bluff and died at Dexter on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at the age of 31. Mr. Burnett was a member of the Living Water Worship Center at Bloomfield, the owner of a Power-Washing Company in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Walter Asbell (01/02/08)
Walter W. Asbell, son of the late William W. and Grace Davis Asbell, was born at Clines Island on April 4, 1924, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Dec. 31, 2007, at the age of 83. Mr. Asbell was a retired farmer and had spent his life in the Bloomfield community. He was a member of Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid. On Oct. 9, 1943 he was married to Ester Adams...
Billie Bell (01/02/08)
Billie Bell, daughter of the late Earl Theophilus Gregory and Mabel Marie Pack Gregory, was born on Oct. 12, 1928, at Morehouse and died in her residence near Bloomfield on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at the age of 79. Mrs. Bell was a homemaker and a resident of rural Bloomfield...
Delores Jean Gossett (01/02/08)
Delores J. Gossett, daughter of the late Otis Johnson and Clara Kirk Johnson, was born on Feb. 20, 1934, in Crow, W. Va., and died at her residence in Dexter on Dec. 29, 2007, at the age of 73. Mrs. Gossett was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, Order of the Eastern Star, Missouri Southern Healthcare Auxiliary, and a resident of Dexter...
Edna Marie Long (01/02/08)
Edna Marie Long was born to the late Veda (Martin) Robinson and James Ernest Robinson on June 8, 1917, at Bloomfield. After a long illness, she died on Dec. 24, 2007, at the age of 90 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Edna was united in marriage to Theron C. Long on June 8, 1935, on her 18th birthday, and to this union 12 children were born...