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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Obituaries from August 2008

Charles Michael "Mike" Weaver (08/29/08)
Charles Michael "Mike" Weaver, 55, of Tomball, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, in Tomball. Mike was born March 27, 1953, in West Helena, Ark., to Charles and Helen (Maree) Weaver. He is survived by his wife, Terrie (Reed) Weaver of Tomball, Texas; his parents, Charles and Helen Weaver of West Helena, Ark.; two daughters, Desirae Michelle Weaver and Andrea Danielle Weaver, both of Tomball, Texas; a brother, Patrick Weaver and wife, Beverly, of Dover, Ark.; two sisters, Becky Weaver of West Helena, Ark., and Lisa Williamson and husband Kirk of Jonesboro, Ark.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Virginia and Wafe Reed of Dexter.. ...
John "Jack" Freeman George (08/27/08)
John "Jack" Freeman George was born Oct. 19, 1948, at St. Cloud, Minn., and died Aug. 24, 2008, at the age of 59. He was a police officer of 27 years. He had served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was united in marriage to Deborah Jones on May 22, 2005...
Christine Baker (08/27/08)
Christine Baker, daughter of the late R. L. Towery and Lottie Caroline Kenneday Towery was born on February 1, 1922 at Vanduser and died in her residence at Idalia on August 26, 2008 at the age of 86. Mrs. Baker was of the Church of Christ preference, a member of the Order of Eastern Star and a resident of Idalia...
Herbert Wayne Noland (08/26/08)
Herbert Wayne Noland, son of the late Lloyd Noland and Stella Mayberry, was born July 18, 1942, in Illmo and died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Survivors include his sister, Leota Dunn of DeSoto. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City...
Lola Maxine Morgan (08/26/08)
Lola Maxine Morgan, the daughter of the late Doy Sylvester and Gladys Douglas Henderson Morgan, was born in Jasper, Ark., on April 20, 1943, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at the age of 65. Ms. Morgan had lived in Arkansas and Sikeston before moving to Dexter in 1965. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She had worked at the Dexter Nursing Center as a housekeeper...
Shannon White (08/26/08)
Shannon White, son of the late William and Julia Pierce White, was born at Aquilla on Nov. 2, 1921, and died at his home in Aquilla, on Aug. 23, 2008, at the age of 86. Mr. White was a lifelong resident of Aquilla; he ran a TV Repair Shop for many years and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan and living room coach. Shannon was a long time deacon and very active Member of Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church at Aquilla. On Aug. 6, 1949, he was married to Dorothy Layton...
Charles Swallows (08/26/08)
Charles Swallows, the son of the late Charley and Lula Swan Swallows, was born in Dexter on Sept. 22, 1932, and died at his home in Canalou on Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at the age of 75. Mr. Swallows had lived in Dexter for many years and had lived in Canalou the past 25 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie...
Elva A. McRoy (08/22/08)
Elva A. McRoy, daughter of the late Thomas Lee Garner and Amanda Trammel Garner, was born on Dec. 2, 1919, near Dexter and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at the age of 88. Mrs. McRoy was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene at Dexter, a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Ronald Bryan Quoos (08/22/08)
On April 21, 1963, Ronald Bryan Quoos was born to Carol Ann and David Nelson Quoos on the McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento, Calif. Throughout his teenage years Ron was in Boy Scouts, played trumpet in band, and played football. Ron and his wife Rebecca Karen (Brimer) Quoos were married March 11, 1983, and soon after gave birth to three wonderful children: Amanda (21), Evan (17), and Justin (12) between 1987 and 1995. ...
Roy C. Brimer (08/22/08)
Roy C. Brimer, 76, a long time resident of Reisterstown died peacefully on July 24, 2008, at Northwest Medical Center. He is survived by his son, Richard Brimer of Austin, Texas; Rebecca Quoos of Jacksonville, Florida; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jeannette Briney Brimer in June 2000...
Troy Lee Hartle, Sr. (08/22/08)
Troy Lee Hartle Sr., son of the late Elmer Lee Hartle and Carrie Celious Stearns Hartle, was born on Nov. 30, 1927, at Bernie and died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Aug. 20, 2008, at the age of 80. Mr. Hartle was a farmer and a member of the White Oak Grove General Baptist Church of Rural Bernie...
Troy Hartle, Sr. (08/21/08)
Troy Hartle, Sr., a resident of Bernie, died on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau at the age of 80. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...
Pauline Jones (08/20/08)
Pauline Jones, the daughter of the late Raymond M. and Lola Irene McKnight Coalter, was born in Pulaski, Tenn., on March 9,1929, and died at her home in Bernie on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at the age of 79. Mrs. Jones lived her whole life in the Risco and Bernie area and had lived in Bernie since 1971. She had attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Bernie...
Brandon Lee Morales (08/19/08)
Brandon Lee Morales, son of Fernando Morales and Trina Kaye Slavings, was born in Poplar Bluff on May 29, 1995, and died in Poplar Bluff on Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at the age of 13. Brandon had lived in the Malden area most of his life. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed drawing and fishing...
Joseph "Bud" Thompson (08/19/08)
Joseph "Bud" Thompson, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born Feb. 13, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, to Earsel Joseph and Josephine Sophie Neiderkorn Thompson. He and Sharon A. Sullivan were married July 12, 1969, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Fay Box (08/19/08)
Fay Box, 94, of Sikeston died at 5:14 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at her residence in Sikeston. She was born May 29, 1914, at Hagarville, Ark., to the late Earl Jeffrey and Criner Snow Newton. She was a housewife and homemaker, and had also worked for 17 years in the housekeeping department for Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She attended the River of Life Worship Center in Sikeston...
Hubert Wilson Wheeler (08/15/08)
Hubert Wilson Wheeler, 90, son of the late Wilson Jasper Wheeler and Elizabeth Brawley Wheeler, was born July 7, 1918, at Wynnburg, Tenn., and died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at his residence in Malden. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden and a former employee of Board of Public Works...
Barbara Jean Ridenhour (08/15/08)
Barbara Jean Ridenhour, daughter of the late Preston Shipman and Eunice Williams Shipman, was born on Oct. 19, 1931, at Dexter and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at the age of 76. Mrs. Ridenhour was a member of the Broadwater Church Of The Brethren at Frisco, a homemaker and a resident of rural Essex...
Mildred Christine Evans (08/12/08)
Mildred Christine Evans, 73, of Sikeston, died on Aug. 8, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born on July 28, 1935, in Moulton, Ala., to the late Robert and Flossie Garrison Parker, and she was a homemaker and a member of Bird's Corner Assembly of God Church...
Dennis Floyd Riddle (08/10/08)
Dennis Floyd Riddle, son of the late Alvis Russell and Reva Lucille Bollinger Riddle, was born in Dudley on March 14, 1946, and died at his home near Bernie on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at the age of 62. Mr. Riddle had lived and farmed in rural Bernie all his life. He attended the Bethany General Baptist Church near Campbell. He had worked for 28 years at the Brown Shoe Co. in Bernie and was the yard manager at Riddle Lumber Company in Dexter...
Dossie A. White (08/09/08)
Dossie A. White died on Thursday, July 17, 2008. He was born in Bloomfield on March 1, 1917. Survivors include his wife, Virginia; one daughter, Bonnie Rosemeyer of Tomball, Texas; one son, Allen White of Raleigh, N.C.; one brother, Shannon White of Bloomfield; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren...
Lonnie Orrick (08/08/08)
Lonnie Orrick, the son of the late Lonnie, Sr., and Ida Jardine Orrick, was born in Morristown, Tenn., on May 3, 1934, and died at his home in St. Clair Shores, Mich., on Aug. 2, 2008, at the age of 74. Mr. Orrick had lived most of his life in Michigan. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the St. Clair Shores V.F.W., and was a ham radio operator. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
Alvin Faries (08/07/08)
Alvin Faries, son of the late Ishmael B. and Maggie Pearl Knodell Faries, was born in Mingo on March 19, 1919, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at the age of 89. Mr. Faries had lived in the Puxico area all his life. He was a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Wappapello. He was a 1937 graduate of Puxico High School, a former member of the Puxico School Board, an honorary member of the FFA, and he enjoyed fishing...
Freeman Albert Walker (08/05/08)
Freeman Albert Walker, son of the late Orville and Carrie Carlton Walker, was born at Risco on Feb. 6, 1931, and died at his home in Bloomfield on Aug. 3, 2008, at the age of 77. Mr. Walker was a retired carpenter and had been a resident of Bloomfield since 1962. He was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield. On August 13, 1952, he was married to Martha Baker...
Lyman Cookson (08/05/08)
Lyman Cookson, son of the late Everett and Tincy Harris Cookson, was born in Puxico on July 15, 1940, and died at the St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at the age of 68. Mr. Cookson had lived in Puxico before moving to Granite City, Ill., and had lived in St. Clair the past several years. He enjoyed riding his Harley...
Goldie Marie Hefner (08/02/08)
Goldie Marie Hefner, daughter of the late William S. and Bessie Steward Barks, was born in McGee on Dec. 29, 1918, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the age of 89. Mrs. Hefner had lived in the McGee and Puxico area all her life...
Royce Wendell Fortner (08/01/08)
Royce Wendell Fortner, 63, of rural Risco, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at his home. He was born on January 21, 1945, near Gideon, to William Montrose Fortner, who preceded him in death, and Beulah Francoy (Robinson)Fortner. He courageously fought cancer for 11 months, never losing his spirit or faith...
Carolyn Rainwater (08/01/08)
Carolyn Rainwater, 57, of Advance was born July 3, 1951, at New Madrid, the daughter of Charles Lee and Thelma L. Colvin Stanfield, and died July 30, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Carolyn was a homemaker. Carolyn and Gary Rainwater were united in marriage on Oct. 25, 1969, at Bloomfield, and he survives of the home...
Gary B. Capps (08/01/08)
Gary B. Capps, son of the late Buel Riley Capps and Lois Link Capps, was born on July 30, 1943, near Bloomfield and died in his residence at rural Bloomfield on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the age of 65. Mr. Capps was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, the economic developer for the Stoddard County I.D.A., a 35-year employee of the U.S.D.A., retiring as the rural development director, a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War, a member of the American Legion Post #382, a member of the Stoddard County Veterans Honor Guard, the executive director of the Stars and Stripes Museum, the owner of Maypop Music, which manufactured folk musical instruments and a resident of rural Bloomfield.. ...