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Obituaries from May 2008

Pansy E. Miller (05/24/08)
Pansy E. Miller, a resident of Bernie, died on Friday, May 23, 2008 at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter at the age of 103. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Carolyn Laverne Dodson (05/24/08)
Carolyn Laverne Crowden Dodson, daughter of Wanda Crowden James and the late Doyle Crowden, was born Jan. 22, 1963, in Sikeston and died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Close To Home Nursing in Matthews at the age of 45. She was a loving, kind and giving person that always had a smile on her face. She was a former truck driver and was of the Baptist belief...
Jerry C. Snider (05/30/08)
Jerry C. Snider, of Dexter, died at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff Thursday, May 29, 2008 at the age of 74. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Dexter...
Patricia Ann Leonberger (05/30/08)
Patricia Ann Leonberger (nee Garner), 69, of Vermilion, Ohio, died Thursday, May 29, 2008, in Community Health Partners, Lorain, Ohio, after a short illness. She was born March 18, 1939, in Blytheville, Ark., and attended school in Charter Oak and Canalou. She has been a Vermilion resident since 1974 moving from Prince George Co., Md...
Jefrey James Hays (05/29/08)
Jefrey James Hays, son of the late James M. Hays and Ruby Abner Blackwelder Hays was born on June 5, 1959 at Sikeston and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at the age of 48. Mr. Hays was a former laborer for a lawn landscaping firm in Sikeston, a resident of Dexter, and formerly of Scott County...
Roy Arthur Boyle (05/28/08)
Roy Arthur Boyle, son of the late Luther Eli Boyle and Rosa Mae Hawkins Boyle, was born on Feb. 3, 1925, at Hattieville, Ark., and died in the Malden Nursing Center on Friday, May 16, 2008, at the age of 83. Mr. Boyle was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bernie, a member of the Bernie Masonic Lodge #573, a farmer, a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II and a resident of Bernie...
Russell Graves (05/28/08)
Russell Graves, son of the late Dillard Graves and Amy Lincoln Graves was born on February 12, 1917 near Bloomfield and died at his residence in Dexter on Monday, May 26, 2008 at the age of 91. Mr. Graves was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, a former salesman for Sisler Hardware and Price Furniture, both in Dexter, and was a resident of Dexter...
Jefrey James Hays (05/27/08)
Jefrey James Hays, a resident of Dexter, died on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 48. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
William "Bubby" Morgan (05/27/08)
William "Bubby" Morgan, son of Elizabeth Batey of Bernie and the late William Oliver Morgan was born on January 8, 1947 at Portageville and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at the age of 61. Mr. Morgan was of the Baptist Faith, the former custodian at the Town and Country Cinema at Dexter, a veteran of the United States Navy serving in the Vietnam War and a resident of Dexter...
Charlotte Ross (05/27/08)
Charlotte Lynn Ross, daughter of the late William Oran Ross and Pauline Grubbs Ross was born on February 8, 1949 at Parma and died in her residence at Dexter on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at the age of 59. Charlotte was a homemaker and resident of Dexter...
Iva Mae Arnett (05/27/08)
Iva Mae Arnett, the daughter of the late Carl and Minerva Jane Thompson (Shadowens), was born in Mingo on Spetember 30, 1918, and died at the Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau on Satuday, May 24, 2008, at the age of 89. Mrs. Arnett lived in Washington, D.C. ...
Russell Graves (05/27/08)
Russell Graves died on Monday, May 26, 2008 in his residence at Dexter at the age of 91. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Carolyn Edwards (05/27/08)
Carolyn Edwards, daughter of Thelma Almond Underwood of Puxico and the late Carl "Cob" Underwood was born on March 4, 1947 at Bloomfield and died in the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Giradeau on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at the age of 61. She was a member of the Puxico Egypt Church, a former salesman for Chrisman Art Gallery in Dexter, a former resident of Dexter and a current resident of Puxico...
Pansy Miller (05/27/08)
Pansy E. Miller, daughter of the late George W. Riddle and Leora E. Davis Riddle was born on October 23, 1904 near Bernie and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Friday, May 23, 2008 at the age of 103. Mrs. Miller was of the Baptist Faith, a homemaker and caregiver, enjoyed gardening and was a resident of Bernie,...
Wiley Mattingly (05/23/08)
Wiley Mattingly, son of the late Clarence C. Mattingly and Eva Omohundro Mattingly, was born in Dudley on May 6, 1933, and died at the John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center in St. Louis on Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at the age of 75. Mr. ...
David A. Burnett (05/22/08)
David A. Burnett, the son of the late David Francis and Bernice Orton Burnett, was born in Birmingham, Ala., on May 11, 1940, and died at his home in Dexter on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at the age of 68. Mr. Burnett had lived in Dudley before moving to Dexter seven years ago. He had retired from Tyson where he was a chicken house manager. He was of the Missionary Baptist faith...
John Dzvonar (05/21/08)
John Dzvonar, 78, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Saturday, May 17, 2008, at his home from a heart attack. He was born July 1, 1929, in Waterbury, Conn., son of John and Alice Andrenyak Dzvonar. He married Deane Tedder Oct. 22, 1949, in San Jose, Calif. Mr. Dzvonar was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Korean Conflict from 1946-1950. He was employed with John Deere in tool design, then became a process engineer. He also taught tool and die at Hawkeye Tech...
Margie Leonard (05/21/08)
Margie Leonard, the daughter of the late Loyd Thomas and Gladys Ruth Patterson Miller, was born in McNairy, Tenn., on July 18, 1946, and died at her home in Parma on Monday, May 19, 2008, at the age of 61. Mrs. Leonard had lived most of her life in Parma. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma where she was very active. She was the owner of Margie's Restaurant in Parma...
Thomas Dewayne Morlan (05/21/08)
Thomas Dewayne Morlan Jr., son of Thomas Dewayne Morlan Sr. and the late Judith Ann Lane Morlan, was born on June 19, 1966 in Malden, and died at Wappapello on Monday, May 19, 2008 at the age of 41. Mr. Morlan was employed by Rick Shipman Construction of Dexter and was a resident of Wappapello...
Ruben Volz (05/20/08)
Ruben Volz, son of the late John Volz and Effie McMann Volz, was born on May 27, 1913, at Matthews and died in the Malden Nursing Center on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the age of 94. Mr. Volz was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter, a former farmer, a former employee of Himmelberger-Harrison at Morehouse and a resident of Dexter...
Donald Glantz, Jr (05/20/08)
Donald Glantz, Jr., of Dexter, formerly of Peetz, Colo., died Sunday, May 11, 2008, after a bicycle accident. Born in Longmont, Colo., on April 15, 1961, Donnie graduated from Peetz High School and Denver Institute of Technology. Donnie is preceded in death by his father, Don Glantz, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Glantz of Glendale, Ariz.; sisters, Gail Tronzo of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Kim Waldner of Dexter; and one brother, Ron Glantz of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla...
Alma Lee Smith (05/20/08)
Alma Lee Smith, 82, died Saturday, May 17, 2008, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Jan. 8, 1926, in Savannah, Tenn., daughter of the late Jim and Carrie Carlisle Western. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Sikeston...
Eugene Leroy Blocker (05/20/08)
Eugene Leroy Blocker, son of the late Roy Elvis Blocker and Betty Elizabeth Layton Blocker, was born on Oct. 28, 1921, near Bloomfield and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the age of 86. Mr. Blocker was a member of the Mt. Zion Walker General Baptist church near Bloomfield. He attended Bloomfield Schools and graduated from Bloomfield High School with the class of 1939...
Veda Walker (05/16/08)
Veda A. Walker, daughter of the late Joseph Oscar Davis and Jane Priscilla Swift Davis, was born on Oct. 4, 1909, at Essex and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, May 12, 2008, at the age of 98. Mrs. Walker was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter, a caregiver and resident of Dexter...
Lewis Jackson (05/15/08)
Lewis Jackson, son of Arletha Tilson of Parma and the late Epp Frost, was born on Jan. 9, 1944, at Newton, Miss., and died in the Jackson Madison County General Hospital at Jackson, Tenn., on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at the age of 64. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Church On The Rock near Sikeston, a former truck driver for Atlas Carriers in Searcy, Ark., a veteran of the United States Army, and a resident of Parma...
Theodore "Ted" Jeter (05/14/08)
Theodore Bennett "Ted" Jeter, son of the late Lexie Walker and Ruby Adell Stewart Jeter, was born in Portageville on July 13, 1940, and died at his home in Essex on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at the age of 67. Mr. Jeter had lived in Southeast Missouri all his life. He had spent many years in Dexter before moving to Essex three years ago. He was a member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie #4062. He retired from Federal Mogul in Malden after 39 years...
Tommy R. Hancock (05/14/08)
Tommy R. Hancock, age 88, of Little Rock, Ark., died Saturday, May 10, 2008, at Saline Memorial Hospital. Tommy was born on April 23, 1920, a son of the late William Henry (Red) Hancock and Essie Keene Hancock in Meridian, Miss., where he graduated from high school and Key Brothers Flying School. ...
Don L. Robinett (05/13/08)
Don L. Robinett, son of the late Arthur L. and Allie May Jobe Robinett, was born in Doniphan on March 27, 1928, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Saturday, May 3, 2008, at the age of 80. Mr. Robinett had lived in Dexter most of his life. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in Korea...
Donna Huitt Hill (05/13/08)
Donna Huitt Hill was born in St. Louis on July 31, 1944. She died in Tucson, Ariz., on May 4, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Ron Hill, and her parents, Ed and Arzetta Huitt. She will be deeply missed by her children, Billy Neubauer (Heather) and Jonathan Neubauer (Lindy); and her three grandchildren, Will, Annika and Kiersten Neubauer. ...
Frank Breeden (05/13/08)
Frank Breeden, son of the late James and Mary Littles Breeden, was born in Lavall on March 29, 1931, and died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Friday, May 9, 2008, at the age of 77. Mr. Breeden had lived in Morehouse most of his life. He was a retired brick layer and was a member of the Essex Apostolic Church in Essex. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Clyde "Cotton" Babb (05/13/08)
Clyde "Cotton" Babb, Jr., son of the late Clyde and Mary Farmer Babb, was born in Senath on Feb. 25, 1931, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Friday, May 9, 2008, at the age of 77. Mr. Babb had lived in Dexter most of his life. He was a retired Chevrolet mechanic and was a member of the New Bethel General Baptist Church near Dexter. He had served as a deacon since August 1982. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Genevieve Williams (05/13/08)
Genevieve Williams, daughter of the late Hobart and Esther Crews Campbell, was born on April 3, 1922, in Puxico and died on May 10, 2008, at the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 86. Mrs. Williams was a member of the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church, Missionaries Society, Aid Extension Club and the Missouri Southern Healthcare Hospital Auxiliary...
Viola Mae Ross (05/13/08)
Viola Mae Ross, daughter of the late Merley Quick and Cleo Wilson Quick, was born on May 8, 1922, in Bloomfield and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Friday, May 9, 2008, at the age of 86. Mrs. Ross attended the Ark of Hope Church in Dexter, was a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Jim McDaniel (05/13/08)
Jim McDaniel, son of the late James Richard McDaniel and Gladys Turnage McDaniel, was born on Sept. 9, 1925, at Frisco and died in the Heritage Manor Nursing Center at Rolling Fork, Miss., on May 9, 2008, at the age of 82. Mr. McDaniel was a retired custom harvester, the former Sheriff of Stoddard County, a resident of Rolling Fork, Miss., formerly of Dexter...
Frank Breeden (05/09/08)
Frank Breeden of Morehouse died Friday, May 9, 2008. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Morehouse will be in charge of all arrangements.
David James Acord (05/08/08)
David James Acord, son of the late Bud and Anetha Brant, was born at Bloomfield on Nov. 25, 1937, and died at his home in Branson West on Monday, May 5, 2008, at the age of 70. Mr. Acord had spent most of his life in the Bloomfield community, was a veteran of the U. ...
Lois Pearl Corbin Barnes (05/02/08)
Lois Pearl Corbin Barnes, daughter of the late Worley Corbin and Pearl Brown Corbin was born on Feb. 20, 1928, in Stoddard County and died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at the age of 80. She had attended the Bernie Nazarene Church, was a former school teacher, had retired from the Brown Shoe Company of Bernie after 22 years and was a resident of Bernie...
Hulon Haskell Morse (05/02/08)
Hulon Haskell Morse, Sr., 81, of Hope, Ark., died on Wednesday April 30, 2008, at his home. He was born on March 16, 1927, in Emerson, Ark., to Troy Nelson and Odus Evelyn McDonald Morse. He was a third generation master carpenter. He was a Baptist and a Navy veteran of World War II. ...