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Obituaries from March 2008

Kenneth Joseph Bueter (03/26/08)
Kenneth Joseph Bueter, 64, of Advance died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at his home. He was born June 15, 1943, in Blomeyer, son of Joseph and Nora DeBrock Bueter. He and Ernestine Kluesner were married Sept. 12, 1964, in Oran. Bueter retired in January from Spartech Plastics Co. after 41 1/2 years in the maintenance department. He also farmed. He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Glennon and the Knights of Columbus in Advance...
Imogene Watson (03/26/08)
Imogene Watson, 72, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Jan. 16, 1936, at Malden, the daughter of the late Charlie Hampton and Vinie Vincent Hampton. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include her husband, J.C. Watson of Bloomfield; four daughters, Brenda Nelson, Judy Fernandez and Lee Ann Hastings, all of Malden, and Rhonda Barnes of Dexter; one son, J.E. Watson of Bernie; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren...
Bennett Melvin Robinson (03/07/08)
Bennett Melvin Robinson, son of the late Franklin Thomas Robinson and Cornie Bell Moore was born on April 8, 1920 near Bethel Springs, Tenn. and died March 5, 2008 at the North Park Village Assisted Living Center in Ozark, at the age of 87. Mr. Robinson was a former receiving clerk with Brown Shoe Company in Bernie, a member of the Vinson General Baptist Church where he served as a deacon since 1963, and a former resident of Bernie...
Ivalene Lucille Wright (03/07/08)
Ivalene Lucille Wright, the daughter of the late George Albert and Molly Bertha Thompson Collier, was born in Brilliant, Ala., on March 2, 1934, and died at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, March 1, 2008, at the age of 73. Mrs. Wright had lived most of her life in Malden and Dexter and had made her home in Scott City the past several years. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter...
Virginia Dees Blades (03/07/08)
Virginia Dees Blades, daughter of the late Ross and Sally Miller Dees was born on December 30, 1913 at Bernie and died in Springfield on March 4, 2008 at the age of 94. Virginia was a life-long resident of Bernie, and was a postmistress during WWII...
Raymond "Pete" Atherton (03/07/08)
Raymond "Pete" Atherton, resident of Dexter died on March 6, 2008 at the Central Gardens Residential Care facility in Dexter. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Alma Blackman (03/07/08)
Alma Blackman was born on November 5, 1926 and died on March 6, 2008 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomple and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
David Pyles (03/07/08)
David Pyles, a resident of Dexter died on March 6, 2008 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Johnny Grubb (03/04/08)
Johnny Grubbs, son of the late Callie Grubbs and Pearl Ellis Grubbs, was born on July 26, 1920, in Essex and died at his residence in Dexter on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at the age of 87. Mr. Grubbs attended Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church, a former carpet layer for Morgan Furniture in Dexter for 23 years, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, and a resident of Dexter...
Vickie Short (03/04/08)
Vickie Short, the daughter of the late Alvin and Mary Inman Wells, was born in London, Ky., on Dec. 11, 1960, and died at her sister's home in Dexter on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at the age of 47. Ms. Short had lived in Dexter for the last five years. Surviving are her daughter, Deanna Torres of Tijuana, Mexico; one son, Donald Alvin Inman of Pittsburg, Ky.; two sisters, Kathy and her husband, Rick House, and Sandy and her husband, Gene Brown, both of Dexter; two grandchildren, Boo and Kylie...
James D. Carney (03/04/08)
James D. Carney, son of the late James H. Carney and Alice Rebecca Aarant Carney, was born on Nov. 26, 1938 at Dexter and died on March 2, 2008 in the Springfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center at the age of 69. Mr. Carney was of the Baptist faith, a former meat packer, the former manager of the Astro Bowl in Dexter, the former Building Inspector for the City of Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Mary Lois Morris (03/04/08)
Mary Lois Morris, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Wyman Payne, was born in Stoddard County on May 21, 1937, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, March 1, 2008, at the age of 70. Mrs. Morris grew up in St. Louis and moved to Dexter 14 years ago. She worked for U.S. Poly as an inspector. She was a member of the Dexter Eagles Lodge. She was of the Baptist faith...
Roger R. Reinbott (03/04/08)
Roger R. Reinbott, son of the late Charles Reinbott and Clara Bell Chaney Reinbott, was born Nov. 17, 1925 at Moore Haven, FL and died at Crowley Ridge Care Center on March 3, 2008 at the age of 82. Mr. Reinbott was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Army, a former employee of the Army Corp of Engineers working on a dredge boat and a resident of Dexter...
Eloise Hart (03/04/08)
Eloise Hart, of Dexter died March 3, 2008 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Benton Garfield Bowman (03/28/08)
Benton Bowman, a resident of Dexter, died on Friday, March 28, 2008, at the John J. Pershing V.A. Hospital in Poplar Bluff at the age of 86. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Roland Walter Dube (03/28/08)
Roland Walter Dube, 67, of Columbia, died Thursday, March 27, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Monsignor Michael Flannigan officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2008, at Parker Funeral Service. A second memorial service conducted by Dr. Mert Cooper will be held at Sadler's Chapel in Dexter at 11 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2008...
Alberta Armes (03/27/08)
Alberta Armes, daughter of the late George and Maudie Mayberry Burkhart, was born at Bell City on May 15, 1932, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at the age of 75. Mrs. Armes was a former resident of Fredericktown where she was an LPN and ran a small residential care center. ...
Sheila Kay Mims (03/25/08)
Sheila Kay Mims, 45, of Dexter died Tuesday, March 19, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was born Dec. 19, 1962, to Wilma Cullum of Dexter and the late James Cullum. On Oct. 24, 1981, she was united in marriage to Edward Mims. Survivors include her husband, Edward Mims of the home; her mother, Wilma Cullum of Dexter; three daughters, Jessica Harris of Dexter, LaTosha Robin Mims Henry of Dexter, and Heather Cullum of Dexter; one son, Joshua Mims of the home; two sisters, Julia Stroup of Bloomfield and Michelle Williams of Marble Hill; one brother, Richard Cullum of Bloomfield; and five grandchildren.. ...
ElFreda Cox (03/25/08)
ElFreda "Susie" Cox, daughter of the late Floyd "Peanuts" Cox, Sr., and Marjorie Fellows Cox, was born on Jan. 28, 1956, at Poplar Bluff and died in the Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau on March 24, 2008, at the age of 52. Ms. Cox was a member of Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church in Dexter, a photo-journalist with the North Stoddard Countian Newspaper, the secretary for the Liberty Sunday School General Baptist Association, the president of the Bloomfield Lions Club, a former employee of the Puxico Press and a resident of Dexter.. ...
Connie Sue Guiling White (03/25/08)
Connie Sue Guiling White, 52, was born in Sikeston on Sept. 22, 1955, and died Sunday, March 23, 2008, at 8:35 a.m. in her residence. She moved to Bowling Green, Ky. in 1981. She had been an insurance marketer for Van Meter Insurance for most of her Bowling Green years and made many, many friends. ...
Sheila Kay Mims (03/21/08)
Woodrow Cockrill (03/20/08)
Woodrow Wilson Cockrill was born on May 11, 1916, in Sage, Ark., and died on Wednesday, March 19, 2008, in Prague, Okla., at the age of 91. Woodrow, the son of James Wilkes and Lena Gertrude (Gray) Cockrill, was a resident of Meeker. He married Myrtle Lee Shannon on Dec. 5, 1936, in Newport, Ark. Woodrow was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. His parents, three sisters, and four brothers preceded Woodrow in death...
Julia Minton (03/20/08)
Julia Ann Minton, daughter of Gladys Leverich Steimel of Dexter and the late Lowell Leverich was born on July 20, 1944 at Valporaiso, Ind., and died in her residence near Dexter on March 18, 2008 at the age of 63. Mrs. Minton was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Dexter, the department head of the Physical Therapy Department at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter and was a resident of Dexter...
Bobby Wayne Ward (03/18/08)
Bobby Wayne Ward, son of the late Carey and Ira Worrell Ward was born at Hughes, Ark. on Aug. 16, 1933, and died at Grenada, Miss., on March 15, 2008, at the age of 74. Mr. Ward was a resident of Arnold but also kept a home in rural Bloomfield. He retired from General Motors Company in St. ...
Betty Brown (03/18/08)
Betty June Brown, daughter of the late Thomas Akins and Nola Craft Akins, was born on June 29, 1931 at Bernie and died in the Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on March 17, 2008 at the age of 76. Mrs. Brown was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, a former employee of Elder Manufacturing Company, retired from Purolator Filter Company and was a resident of Dexter...
Connie Cheryl Watson (03/18/08)
Connie Cheryl Watson, daughter of George and Joy Watson of Dexter was born on September 25, 1946 in Malden and died on Sunday, March 16, 2008 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 61. Connie was a member of the Bernie Church of Christ. She enjoyed attending the ARC Day Activity Center for many years. During her 61 years of life, she was loved and endeared by everyone that knew her...
Gordon Mattison (03/18/08)
Granvell Gordon Mattison Jr., son of Margaret Weldon Mattison of Dexter and the late Granvell Gordon Mattison, Sr., was born May 25, 1953, in Sikeston and died in the Southeast Hopsital at Cape Girardeau on March 15, 2008, at the age of 54. Mr. Mattison was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter and a former computer technician with U. S. Bank, and was a resident of Dexter...
James Henry Stanfield (03/18/08)
James Henry Stanfield, son of the late James Henry Stanfield and Inez Pyle Stanfield was born on Feb. 23, 1930, in Bernie, and died at his home in Bernie on March 14, 2008, at the age of 78. Mr. Stanfield had served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, was owner and operator of Stanfields Zephyr in Bernie until his retirement and was a resident of Bernie...
Juanita Dillon (03/14/08)
Juanita Dillon, the daughter of the late Charles and Minnie Hall, was born in Morehouse on Aug. 20, 1909, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at the age of 98. Mrs. Dillon had lived in Morehouse all her life. She was a longtime member of the Rauch-Spence Memorial Methodist Church...
Ovella D. Peck (03/12/08)
Ovella D. Peck, daughter of the late W.F. and Bertha George Pope, was born on Oct. 6, 1912, in Zadock and died Monday, March 10, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She had lived at Fisk since 1954 and attended the Church of God in Dudley. She had been a cook at Fisk-Rombauer School and was a homemaker who enjoyed quilting and crocheting...
Earl Phelps (03/12/08)
Earl Phelps, 75, died March 10, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was born July 26, 1932, in Butler County, Ky., son of the late Simon Peter and Jessie Mae Tarrance Phelps. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, having served during the Korean War, and attended Northern Illinois University. He worked as a tool and die maker and then worked for Wal-Mart for 10 years. He was a greeter at the Wal-Mart in Dexter for the past four years...
Johnny Horn (03/11/08)
Johnny Horn, son of the late Jesse Horn and Alie Eagan Horn, was born on Sept. 21, 1936, in Stanberry, Ark., and died on Sunday, March 9, 2008, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 71. Mr. Horn was a farmer for many years and a resident of Bloomfield...
Lorell Murphy (03/11/08)
Stacy Lorell Murphy, daughter of the late E.H. Crabtree and Bessie Huey Crabtree, was born on Oct. 23, 1915, at Elbridge, Tenn., and died in her residence at Dexter on Saturday, March 8, 2008, at the age of 92. Mrs. Murphy attended the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter and lived east of Bernie for many years where she was engaged in farming with her husband before moving to Dexter in 1981...
Raymond "Pete" Atherton (03/11/08)
Raymond Charles "Pete" Atherton, son of the late Charles Atherton and Artie Willis Atherton, was born on Jan. 16, 1920, at Bloomfield and died on Thursday, March 6, 2008, in the Central Gardens Residential Care Center in Dexter at the age of 88. Mr. ...
Bennett Melvin Robinson (03/06/08)
Melvin Robinson died on March 5, 2008 in Ozark at the age of 87. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Michael N. Keathley (03/06/08)
Michael N. Keathley, a Bernie native, whose energetic tenure as Commissioner of the Office of Administration and chief budget writer led to unprecedented improvements in state government, passed away Wednesday, March 5, surrounded by his family at his home in Dexter after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 50 years old...
James D. Carney (03/05/08)
James D. Carney, son of the late James H. Carney and Alice Rebecca Aarant Carney, was born on Nov. 26, 1938, at Dexter and died on March 2, 2008, in the Springfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center at the age of 69. Mr. Carney was of the Baptist faith, a former meat packer, the former manager of the Astro Bowl in Dexter, the former building Inspector for the City of Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Eloise Hart (03/05/08)
Anita Eloise Hart, daughter of the late Lawrence Albie and Lillian Irene (Lewis) Myrick, was born May 20, 1930, in Parma and died at her home in Dexter on March 3, 2008, at the age of 77. She was saved and joined the First Missionary Baptist Church in Dexter on Jan. 23, 1955, and was a faithful member until the last few months. She was an Avon representative for over 43 years...
Michael David Howard (03/01/08)
Michael David Howard, son of the late Roy Lee Howard and Imogene Stephens Howard, was born on Dec. 23, 1950, at St. Louis and died in his residence on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at the age of 57. Mr. Howard was a veteran of the United States Army and a resident of Dexter...
Johnny Grubbs (03/01/08)
Johnny Grubbs, a resident of Dexter, died on Feb. 29, 2008 in his residence at the age of 87. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Flossie Beaird (03/01/08)
Flossie Beaird, daughter of the late Jerry and Vevia Pearl Skelton Garland, was born in Malden on July 7, 1919, and died at the Portageville Nursing Center in Portageville on Feb. 29, 2008, at the age of 88. Mrs. Beaird had lived most of her life in Parma before moving to Portageville. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Parma. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening...
Arzie Baldwin Jr. (03/01/08)
Arzie "Junior" Baldwin, Jr. the son of the late Arzie and Bertie Lou Barnett Baldwin, was born in Charter Oak on Aug. 13, 1931, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at the age of 76. Junior had lived in the Essex area most of his life. ...