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Obituaries from March 2009

Mary Killmer (03/31/09)
Mary Killmer of Dexter died on March 28, 2009 in the St. John's Hospital at Joplin at the age of 74. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lilith Ivorene Creg (03/31/09)
Lilith Ivorene Creg, daughter of the late Luther and Bertha Ward Davis, was born on July 18, 1918 in Bernie and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Sunday, March 29, 2009 at the age of 90. Mrs. Creg was a member of the New Bethel General Baptist Church and a resident of Dexter...
Billie Jean Ellis (03/31/09)
Billie Jean Ellis, the daughter of the late Robert Arthur and Lula Bell McPeak Maclin, was born in Luxora, Ark., on Aug. 29, 1931, and died at her home in Dexter on March 28, 2009, at the age of 77. Mrs. Ellis grew up in Luxora, Ark., and moved with her husband to southern Illinois where they lived until they moved to Dexter in 1979. She retired from Elder Manufacturing where she worked as a seamstress and was of the Baptist Faith...
Dollie Dye (03/28/09)
Dollie Dye, daughter of the late Rufus William Anderson and Basha Briley Anderson, was born on Sept. 2, 1912 near Clifton, Tenn. and ddied in the Malden Nursing Center on March 26, 2009 at the age of 96. Mrs. Dye was a member of the Bernie General Baptist Church, had worked on the family farm, and was a homemaker and resident of Bernie...
Rosilee J. Wilson (03/28/09)
Rosilee Jordana Wilson, the daughter of the late Vernon C. and Ruth Francis Harlow Jordan, was born in Missouri on March 29, 1938, and died at the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter on March 26, 2009, at the age of 70. Mrs. Wilson had lived in Circle City area all her life. She had worked as a quilter and owned her own business. She was of the Baptist faith...
William Darrol Rampley (03/27/09)
William Darrol Rampley, the son of the late Joseph and Blanche Duff Rampley, was born in Bell City on Aug. 28, 1935, and died at the Lindley Health Care in Newport, Ark., on March 25, 2009, at the age of 73. Mr. Rampley had worked in St. Louis before moving to Arkansas. He was a farmer, enjoyed hunting fishing and just being outdoors. He was baptized as a young man and was a veteran of the U. S. Army...
Tony Acton (03/26/09)
Tony Acton, son of the late Dewayne B. Acton and Shirley Ann DeArman Acton, was born on Jan. 20, 1961 in Dexter and died in the Herrin Hospital at Herrin, Ill. on March 24, 2009, at the age of 48. Mr. Acton was a resident of Dexter along with survivors which include his step-mother, Betty Acton of Dexter; three brothers, Randy and Rick Acton, both of Dexter and Terry Acton of College Station, Texas; three step-brothers, Ronnie, Don, and Rick Reynolds, all of Dexter; five sisters, Roxanna Reynolds of Essex, Rosalie Howe and Rhonda Anderson, both of Kirksville, and Rita Summers of Jefferson City, and Sherry Moore of Dexter; also by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.. ...
Tony Acton (03/25/09)
Tony Acton, a resident of Dexter, died on March 24, 2009 in the Herrin Hospital at Herrin, Il. at the age of 48. Funeral arrangements are incompete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Icel Lee Campbell (03/25/09)
Icel Lee Campbell, daughter of the late Connor Clayton Campbell and Minnie Bell Kohn Campbell, was born on November 24, 1922 in Reynolds County and died on March 23, 2009 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 86. Mrs. Campbell was a home-maker and a resident of rural Dexter. She was united in marriage of Edgar S. Campbell on Jan. 23, 1942 at Bernie. Mr. Campbell preceded her in death on July 30, 1981...
Icel Campbell (03/24/09)
Icel Campbell, resident of Dexter, died on Monday, March 23, 2009, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 86. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Pauline May (03/24/09)
Pauline May died at her home in Lake Placid, Fla., on March 22, 2009, at the age of 95. Arrangements will be at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico.
Jerry Don Lemons (03/24/09)
Jerry Don Lemons, son of the late Thomas Pate and Lillian Davis Lemons, was born in Essex on Nov. 7, 1946, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on March 22, 2009, at the age of 62. Mr. Lemons had lived in Essex and Dexter all his life. He was a cabinet maker and had retired from W. W. Wood Products in Dudley...
Leamond Lloyd Fuwell (03/24/09)
Leamond Lloyd Fuwell, 73, son of Gilbert Roy Fuwell and Icy Marie (Jerls) Fuwell, was born in Risco on July 20, 1935. He died March 21, 2009, at St. John's Regional Hospital in Springfield. He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Freeman (Bud) Fuwell, and an infant son, Michael Fuwell...
Josie A. Peppers (03/24/09)
Josie Peppers, Josie A. Peppers, the daughter of the late Phillip and Sarah Jane Miller Sutton, died at the Puxico Nursing & Rehab Center in Puxico on March 19, 2009, at the age of 92. Arrangements were held at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico, Missouri...
Bill Silliman (03/20/09)
Bill Silliman, son of the late William Ray Silliman and Agnes Martha Harris Silliman, was born on Jan. 3, 1933 at Essex and died in his residence near Dexter on March 19, 2009 at the age of 76. Mr. Silliman was of the Baptist faith, a retired farmer, businessman, a board member of the Chalk Bluff Cemetery, on the Ozark Border Electric Co-Operative Board of Directors for 15 years and a member of the Dexter Elks Lodge #2439...
Bill Silliman (03/19/09)
Bill Silliman, a resident of rural Dexter, died on March 19, 2009 in his residence at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Viva Ernestine Freitas (03/19/09)
Viva Ernestine Freitas, the daughter of the late Samuel F. and Lowell O. Faries McClure, died at the Mendoza Care Home in Vallejo, Calif., on March 5, 2009, at the age of 84. Arrangements will be at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
John D.G. Cato (03/18/09)
John D.G. Cato, 62, a native of Dexter and resident of Schriever, La., lost his fight with cancer on Friday, March 13, 2009. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 21, 2009, at 11 a.m. at House of Prayer in Thibodaux, La. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Braud; three daughters, Angela Niehaus and husband Lester, Pamela Guidry and husband Felican "Pappy" and Linda Niehaus and husband Cary "Dino" of Louisiana; three sons, John "Scrappy" Cato of Louisiana, James Cato and wife Bethany of Louisiana, and Mark Cato and wife Tonya of Missouri; four brothers, Earl H. ...
Delena Powell (03/17/09)
Delena Powell, 57, of Dexter, formerly of Morley, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at the home of her son in Dexter. Arrangements will be held at Nunnelee Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Elvis Alexander Mooney, Sr. (03/17/09)
Elvis Alexander Mooney, Sr., the son of the late Alexander and Eva Elisa "Evie" Edwards Mooney, was born in Bloomfield on May 10, 1911, and died at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter on Monday, March 16, 2009, at the age of 97. He was preceded in death by his mother, father and brother, Joseph Mooney, all of Bloomfield...
Eva "Vern" Barr (03/17/09)
Vern Barr, daughter of the late Joe Swatzell and Ella White Swatzell, was born on June 26, 1932, in Bernie and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on March 16, 2009, at the age of 76. Mrs. Barr was a housewife who was affiliated with the Light House Church in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Terry Allen Joseph Diebold (03/17/09)
Terry Diebold, son of the late Albert and Gladys Glueck Diebold, was born on April 9th, 1942, at Scott County and died at his residence in Dexter on March 15, 2009 at the age of 66. Mr. Diebold was a Veteran of the United States National Guard, a member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church...
Newt Barber (03/17/09)
Newt Barber, son of the late William Barber and Ida Randolph Barber, was born on June 11, 1920 in Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on March 15, 2009, at the age of 88. Mr. Barber was a former truck driver for Swift Company, member of the Dexter Church of Christ, and a resident of Dexter...
Darrell M. Moss (03/13/09)
Darrell M. Moss died on March 9, 2009, at Burns Flat, Okla. He was born Nov. 4, 1922 to Walter G. Moss and Ruby Taylor at Shelbyville. Darrell was the sixth of ten children, two girls and eight boys. Two children died in infancy. The family farmed at Shelbyville for several years and later moved to Southeast Missouri at Grayridge where they also farmed, and the children attended school there. ...
Carolyn Janet Staggs (03/12/09)
Carolyn Janet Staggs, the daughter of Evelyn Cooper Wiseman of Bloomfield and the late Odis Wiseman, was born in Sturdivant on April 21, 1944, and lost her valiant battle to pancreatic cancer at her home in Bloomfield on March 11, 2009, at the age of 64. She was always a strong willed person and fought hard to the very end...
Nadine S. Barnett (03/11/09)
Nadine S. Barnett died March 8, 2009, at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico.
Carolyn Staggs (03/11/09)
Carolyn Staggs died at her Bloomfield home on Wednesday, March 11. Arrangements will be announced at a later date by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Services at Bloomfield.
Stephen Ray Craft (03/10/09)
Stephen Ray Craft, son of Opal Wise Borders of Sikeston and the late Virgil Craft, was born on Aug. 16, 1952, in Bernie and died on Monday, March 9, 2009, at his residence in Sikeston at the age of 56. Mr. Craft was a former truck driver employed with Kimberly Clark Corporation in Memphis, Tenn., and a resident of Sikeston...
Harry Foster (03/05/09)
Harry Foster, son of the late William Edgar Foster and Laura Boss Foster, was born on Nov. 30, 1927, in Illmo and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on March 3, 2009 at the age of 81. Mr. Foster was the owner of Foster Landgrading, a retired plasterer, farmer, car-rebuilder and resident of rural Dudley...
Harry Foster (03/04/09)
Harry Foster, a resident of Dexter, died on March 3, 2009 at Missouri Southern Healthcare at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Winnie I. Spickelmier (03/03/09)
Winnie I. Spickelmier, the daughter of the late John Osmer and Janetta Irene Hargraves Kennedy, was born in Holcomb on Aug. 16, 1918, and died at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter on Feb. 27, 2009, at the age of 90. Mrs. Spickelmier had lived her life in Southeast Missouri. ...
Geraldine W. Boyle (03/03/09)
Geraldine W. Boyle, daughter of the late Walter Bonner and Ethel LivingstonBonner was born on Sept. 22, 1919, at Bernie and died at Malden Nursing Center on March 2, 2009, at the age of 89. Mrs. Boyle was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bernie...
Jonathon Michael Welker (03/03/09)
Jonathon Michael Welker, the son of Jacob James and Elicia Marie Harms Welker, was born in Cape Girardeau on Feb. 26, 2009, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Feb. 26, 2009. Jonathon's mother and father are of the Baptist faith...