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Obituaries from April 2009

Kathleen "Kay" Wallace (04/24/09)
Kathleen "Kay" Wallace, the daughter of the late Carl and Susie Burge Harper, was born in Puxico on July 15, 1939, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico on April 22, 2009, at the age of 69. Mrs. Wallace had lived in Edwardsville, Ill., Hollywood and Weirsdale, Fla., before moving to Ocala, Fla., in 1994. ...
Chester George Walters (04/17/09)
Chester George Walters, son of the late Ralph Bethel Walters and Letha Ett McGhee, was born on April 18, 1921, near Dexter and died in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center at Dexter on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at the age of 87. Mr. Walters was a lifelong resident of Stoddard County, attended the rural Dickerson Grade School, loved to hunt and worked as a farmer. He was also a member of the Vinson General Baptist Church...
Cathy Denise Hanham (04/17/09)
Cathy Denise Hanham died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at the age of 53 at her residence in Dexter. She was born Feb. 26, 1956, in South Bend, Ind., to Edward and Jonelle Walker who preceded her in death. Survivors include children, Michael and Johnny Walker, Terri Hentowski, and Jennifer Hanham; two sisters, Tamra Craft and Linda Wilcox; brother-in-law, Dennis Craft; and longtime companion, Donald Morris; and his children, Frank, Mary and D.J...
Arthur Eanes Moore (04/17/09)
Arthur Eanes Moore, the son of the late Arthur Outo and Cordealia Annie Burris Moore, was born in Malden on Jan. 20, 1919, and died at Missouri Southern Heallthcare in Dexter on April 16, 2009, at the age of 90. Mr. Moore moved from Malden to Dexter in 1928, where he resided until his death. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Dexter...
Leonard Riddell (04/17/09)
Leonard Riddell, a resident of Malden, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2009. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, but will be announced later by Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Ralph Beckman (04/17/09)
A private memorial service will be held for Ralph E. Beckman on Sunday, April 19, 2009, at the Bernie Cemetery. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Junior DeProw (04/17/09)
Junior DeProw, 62, of Gideon, died at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, April 15, 2009. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Bradshaw Funeral Home at Malden.
Donald C. Phillips (04/10/09)
Donald C. Phillips, son of the late Grover C. Philips and Virgie Williams Phillips, was born on Feb. 18, 1926 at Zeta and died in the John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center at St. Louis on April 8, 2009 at the age of 83. Mr. Phillips was a member of the St. Joe General Baptist Church at Idalia, a former general contractor, and a veteran of the US Army, serving in World War II. He was a resident of rural Dexter...
Vern Nelson (04/10/09)
Vern Nelson, son of the late Ambert Nelson and Minnie McQueen Nelson was born on June 20, 1930 at Exeter, Missouri and departed this life in the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center at Poplar Bluff on April 8, 2009, at the age of 78...
Norma Woodiel (04/10/09)
Norma Woodiel died at the Cypress Point Health Care Center in Dexter on April 9, 2009 at the age of 93. Arrangements are being handled by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Sherman Daniels (04/08/09)
Sherman Daniels, son of the late John and Bertha Miller Daniels, was born in Painton on Sept. 3, 1944, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on April 7, 2009, at the age of 64. Mr. Daniels had lived in the Bloomfield area most of his life where he was a farmer...
Norman E. Winchester (04/08/09)
Norman E. Winchester, son of the late Fred Winchester and Ethel Norman Winchester, was born March 4, 1925, at Bernie and died April 6, 2009 in the Sikeston Convalescent Center at the age of 84. Mr. Winchester was of the Missionary Baptist faith, a retired data processor for the Missouri National Guard, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, a member of the Retired Officers Association, and a resident of Sikeston...
Homer Lee Craft (04/08/09)
Homer Lee Craft, son of the late Eddie Craft and Emmor Pippins Craft, was born on Sept. 23, 1915, at Townley and died at his residence in Berniei on April 7, 2009, at the age of 93. Mr. Craft was a United States Army veteran, having served during World War II. He was a farmer and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bernie...
James E. "Jim" Shelby (04/30/09)
James E. "Jim" Shelby of Waterford, Mich., formerly of Bernie, died April 26, 2009, at the age of 73. Funeral arrangements are with Coats Funeral Home in Waterford, Mich.
Jessie Pullum (04/30/09)
Jessie Pullum, the daughter of the late Jessie Van and Clara Ellen Carniton White, was born in Malden on Nov. 18, 1924, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on April 25, 2009, at the age of 84. Mrs. Pullum had lived in Essex most all her life. She was of the Baptist faith...
Marsha K. Davisson (04/30/09)
Marsha K. Davisson, 55, of Alamogordo, New Mexico, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009 in Alamogordo. She was born October 11, 1953 in Cape Girardeau to Alvester Baker and Melba Sander Smith. Marsha married John W. Davisson of April 15, 1989 in Dexter. They returned to Alamogordo in 2003 where she enjoyed a career of five years at both Community Christian School and Legacy Christian Academy. ...
Eugene "Pete" Carson (04/30/09)
Eugene "Pete" Carson, son of the late Eldra Dee Carson and Jenny Mae Lane Carson was born on Oct. 22, 1923 at Jonesboro, Ark., and departed this life in the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on April 28, 2009, at the age of 85. Mr. Carson was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, having served as Staff Sergeant of Company K, 359th Infantry, 90th Division, having received both the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. ...
Bennie Joe Jordan (04/30/09)
Bennie Joe Jordan, son of the late Carlos F. Jordan and Emma Rongey Jordan was born on Feb. 16, 1932 at Hunter and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on April 27, 2009 at the age of 77. Mr. Jordan was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a former salesman with Blackwell-Baldwin in Poplar Bluff, and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and a resident of Dexter...
Junior Harvey Cook (04/29/09)
Junior Harvey Cook of Malden died Monday, April 27, 2009, at the age of 84. Arrangements are with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Bennie Joe Jordan (04/29/09)
Bennie Joe Jordan, son of the late Carlos F. Jordan and Emma Rongey Jordan was born on Feb. 16, 1932 at Hunter and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on April 27, 2009 at the age of 77. Mr. Jordan was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a former salesman with Blackwell-Baldwin in Poplar Bluff, and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and a residentof Dexter...
Violet Williams (04/29/09)
Violet Williams, daughter of the late Sherman Vanbibber and Nora Parker Vanbibber, was born on March 5, 1921 in Bald Knob, Ark. and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on April 26, 2009 at the age of 88. Mrs. Williams was a member of the Chaffee General Baptist Church in Chaffee, former co-owner of Dexter Fix-It Shop, and currently a resident of Chaffee...
N. L. "Bud" Hueckel (04/29/09)
N. L. "Bud" Hueckel, son of the late Walter Hueckel and Edna Newby Hueckel was born on Sept. 10, 1922 near Essex and died in the Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on April 24, 2009, at the age of 86. Mr. Hueckel was of the Baptist Faith, a farmer, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, and a resident of rural Dexter...
Maxine Lemons (04/29/09)
Maxine Lemons, the daughter of the late Herman Adam and DottieNothdurft Maisel, was born in Perryville on Nov. 23, 1923, and died at her home in Dexter on April 25, 2009, at the age of 85. Mrs. Lemons had lived in Dexter most all her life. She worked for many years as a shipping clerk for Elders Manufacturing in Dexter. ...
Harold Watson (04/29/09)
Harold Watson, son of the late Felix and Iva Elliott Watson, was born on Feb. 5, 1918 in Kennett and died on April 24, 2009, in the Veterans Hospital at Poplar Bluff at the age of 91. Mr. Watson was a veteran of the United States Regular Army serving in World War II. He was a member of the Bernie United Methodist Church, a member of the Dexter Elks Lodge #2439 and a resident of Bernie...
Harold Watson (04/25/09)
Harold Watson, resident of Bernie passed away on Friday, April 24, 2009 in the Veterans Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainy-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
N.L. "Bud" Hueckel (04/25/09)
N.L "Bud" Hueckel was born on Sept.10, 1922 and passed away on April 24, 2009 in the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo at the age of 86. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainy-Mathis Funeral home in Dexter...
Marsha Davisson (04/25/09)
Marsha Davisson was born on Oct.11,1953 and died on April 21, 2009 at the age of 55. Funeral arrangements are incomplete t and will be announced later by the Rainy-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
James Kelley (04/23/09)
James William Kelley, son of the late Jesse James and Sibyl I. Barham Kelley was born on Jan. 10, 1927 in Bloomfield and died at his residence in Essex on April 21, 2009, at the age of 82. Mr. Kelley was a retired agri-businessman, a veteran of the United States Army where he served in the Korean Conflict, a member of the American Legion, a member of the Masonic Lodge in Bloomfield, a member of the Essex Lions Club, and a member of the Essex United Methodist Church...
Jimmy Buel Tilmon (04/23/09)
Jimmy Buel Tilmon, son of John Henry Tilmon and Showdy Gay Reynolds Tilmon was born on Aug. 31, 1942, in Bernie and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital on April 21, 2009, at the age of 66. Mr. Tilmon had served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era, was a truck driver and a member of the Bernie First Assembly of God...
James Kelly (04/22/09)
James Kelly, a resident of Essex, died on April 21, 2009 in his residence at Essex. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jimmy Tilmon (04/22/09)
Jimmy Tilmon, a resident of Bernie, died on April 21, 2009 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 66. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Jean Launius Wellman (04/21/09)
Jean Launius Wellman of Festus died Friday, April 17, 2009. Arrangements are made with Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus.
Thomas B. Bass (04/21/09)
Thomas B. Bass went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 19, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Verta Faye Bass (nee Mann); dear father of Deborah (Larry) Wallje, Gary T. (Kim) Bass, Pam (Fred) Eppers and Melinda (Darren) Baker; dear grandfather of Lisa, Lori, John, Doug, Carla, Chris, Nick, Kaitlyn, Grant and Aidan; dear great-grandfather of Max, Gary Jr., Tyler, Makayla and Andrew; dear brother of Virginia West, Margie (Jim) Robbins and Barbara (Dean) Jarrell; dear son of the late John and Mary Bass; our dear brother-in-law, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend to many.. ...
Sherman Dale Van Bibber (04/21/09)
Services for Sherman Dale Van Bibber were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at St. James Episcopal Church in Alexandria, La., with Reverends Fred Tinsley and Jim Theus officiating. Burial followed in Greenwood Memorial Park, under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria, La...
Chester G. "Chet" Walters (04/16/09)
Chester G. "Chet" Walters, son of the late Ralph B. and Letha McGehee Walters, was born in Dexter on April 18, 1921, and died at the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter on April 15, 2009, at the age of 87. Mr. Walters had lived in Dexter all his life. He was a farmer and a member of the Vinson General Baptist Church near Dexter...
Dorothy Myers Odom (04/16/09)
Dorothy Myers Odom, the daughter of the late Amos A. and Ruby Mays Hunt, was born in Dexter on Aug. 23, 1927, and died at the Malden Nursing Center in Malden on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the age of 81. Mrs. Odom had lived in Dexter most of her life. She was a Baptist...
Ann Henderson (04/15/09)
Ann Henderson, daughter of the late James W. Gregory and Lillie Boone Gregory, was born on Jan. 30, 1916, near Dexter and died in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center at Dexter on April 13, 2009, at the age of 93. Mrs. Henderson was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, had worked on the family farm with her husband, the former owner of Ann's Tot and Teen Clothing Store in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter...
Florine Mae Dowdy (04/07/09)
Florine Mae Dowdy, the daughter of the late Otis Leon and Iva Jo Hunt Sherfield, was born in Bernie on May 11, 1923, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on March 31, 2009, at the age of 85. Mrs. Dowdy had lived in the Dexter area all her life. She had attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Ann Henderson (04/14/09)
Ann Henderson was born on Jan. 30, 1916 and died on April 13, 2009 in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter the age of 93. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be annonced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Thelma Wandalee Hagy (04/14/09)
Thelma Wandalee Hagy, daughter of the late Lonnie W. Kelley and Lucy Pulliam Kelley was born on May 21, 1939 in Doniphan and died at her Dudley residence on April 13, 2009, at the age of 69. She was first united in marriage to Luther E. Swift Sr. and later to Norris Temples, and both preceded her in death. On Aug. 23, 2007, she was united in marriage to Oliver Hagy in Dudley. Mr. Hagy survives of the home in Dudley...
Woodrow E. Jones (04/14/09)
Woodrow E. Jones, son of the late Edward Jones and Effie Woolard Jones, was born on July 17, 1924, at Dexter and died in the Bertrand Retirement Home on April 10, 2009 at the age of 84. Mr. Jones was a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II, a former employee of International Shoe Company in Dexter, a former truck driver for Keener Gravel Company in Dexter, a member of the Kenady-Hanks American Legion Post #59, and a resident of Dexter...
Jordan McKinlie Green (04/14/09)
Jordan McKinlie Green died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born April 2, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, the daughter of Jarred Michael and Kaylie Battles Green of Silva. Survivors include one brother, Hunter Green of Silva; grandparents, Mike and Pam Green of Silva, Steve and Jessie Battles of Dudley, and Karen Evans of Dexter; great-grandparents, Richard and Verna Green of Silva, Paul and Joan Bridges of Silva, Elmer and Joyce Battles of Dexter and Shirley Fewell of Houston; great-great-grandmothers, Mary Jones of Greenville and Rubena Battles of Blytheville, Ark. ...
Woodrow Jones (04/11/09)
Woodrow Jones, resident of Dexter, died April 10, 2009 in the Bertrand Retirement Home in Bertrand at the age of 84. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Norma Serena Woodiel (04/11/09)
Norma Serena Woodiel, daughter of the late Thomas P. and Roxie Rittenberry Davis, was born in Aid on June 10, 1915, and died at the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter April 9, 2009, at the age of 93. Mrs. Woodiel had lived in the Bloomfield area most of her life. She had worked as a babysitter and as a cook at Hester's Restaurant. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and a member of the Dorcas Circle at the church...
Vern Nelson (04/09/09)
Vern Nelson of Bernie was born on June 20, 1930 and died on Wednesday, April 8 at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 78. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...
Hugh W. Burleson (04/09/09)
Hugh W. Burleson, son of the late Clyde Burleson and Earlie Gregg Burleson, was born on Oct. 16, 1918 at Bear Creek, Ala. and died on April 6, 2009 in his residence near Dexter at the age of 90. Mr. Burleson was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ and had done Missionary work through the church since 1994 in the following locations: Guadalcanal, Phillipines, Banuata, Christmas Islands and Figi Islands; a former Elder in the Bernie Church Of Christ; a former farmer, a veteran of the United States Army Medical Corpa serving in World War II and a resident of rural Dexter.. ...
Norman Winchester (04/07/09)
Norman Winchester, a resident of Bernie, was born on March 4, 1925 in Bernie and died on Monday, April 6, 2009 at the Sikeston Convalescent Center at the age of 84. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home...
Hugh W. Burleson (04/07/09)
Hugh W. Burleson, son of the late Clyde Burleson and Earlie Gregg Burleson, was born on Oct. 16, 1918 at Bear Creek, Ala. and died on April 6, 2009 in his residence near Dexter at the age of 90. Mr. Burleson was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ and had done Missionary work through the church since 1994 in the following locations: Guadalcanal, Phillipines, Banuata, Christmas Islands and Figi Islands; a former Elder in the Bernie Church Of Christ; a former farmer, a veteran of the United States Army Medical Corpa serving in World War II and a resident of rural Dexter.. ...
Icel Lee Campbell (04/07/09)
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...
Jerry F. Davis (04/07/09)
Jerry F. Davis, son of Malinda May Davis and the late Charles Arden Davis, was born in Essex on Jan. 14, 1942, and died at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on April 5, 2009, at the age of 67. Mr. Davis had lived in Essex and Dexter all his life. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and had received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Rupublic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. He was a member of the American Legion...
Serina Marie Goodale (04/07/09)
Serina Marie Goodale, daughter of James Stanley Loveless and Leslie Marie Goodale both of Fenton, was born on March 6, 2007 at Poplar Bluff and died in the Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital at St. Louis on April 5, 2009 at the age of 2. Besides her parents, she is survived by one brother, Dominick James Eugene Goodale of Fenton; by one step brother, Kevin Cody Alexanda Mallery of Farmington; by her maternal grandparents, Carol and Eugene Goodale of Dexter; by her paternal grandparents, Tammy and Dave Jackman of Fenton; by her maternal great grandmother, Marietta Casey Dexter.. ...
Opal J. Borders (04/07/09)
Opal J. Borders, a resident of Cape Girardeau, died April 4, 2009, at the age of 79. Arrangements will be at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Michelle Reed (04/07/09)
Michelle Reed, daughter of Frank and Evelyn Lopez of Fresno, Calif., was born on April 27, 1969 at Fresno, Calif., and died in her residence near Essex on April 3, 2009. at the age of 39. Michelle was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, a home-maker, and resident of rural Essex...
Elva Townsend (04/03/09)
Elva Townsend died April 1, 2009, at the age of 87. Funeral arrangements will be held at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Bill Garner (04/03/09)
Bill Garner, son of the late Bert Garner and Goldie Dillingham Garner was born on May 17, 1938 at Dexter and died in the Saint Louis University Hospital on April 2, 2009 at the age of 70. Mr. Garner was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) in Dexter, the former co-owner of Garner Appliance in Dexter, a former maintenance employee of the Dexter Public School System and a resident of Dexter...
Doris June McCoy (04/03/09)
Doris June McCoy, daughter of the late Thomas Orr and Etta King Orr was born on June 21, 1933 at Grayridge and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on March 31, 2009 at the age of 75. Ms. McCoy attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter, was a former nurse at Dexter Memorial Hospital for over 25 years, was a volunteer with the Stoddard County Gospel Mission in Dexter and was a resident of rural Dexter...
Bill Garner (04/02/09)
Bill Garner, a resident of Dexter, died April 2, 2009 at the St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis at the age of 70. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
James Grant Litzler (04/01/09)
James Grant Litzler, son of the late John H. Litzler and Alma Francis Litzler, was born on May 9, 1921, in Dudley and died in the Otterbein Lebanon Retirement Center in Lebanon, Ohio on March 27, 2009, at the age of 82. Mr. Litzler was a former postmaster in Dudley, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, a member of the Dudley Church of God and a resident of Maineville, Ohio, formerly of Dudley...
Mary Killmer (04/01/09)
Mary Killmer, daughter of the late William Wesley Asbell and Grace Davis Asbell, was born on Oct. 1, 1934 near Bloomfield and died in the St. John's Regional Medical Center at Joplin on March 28, 2009 at the age of 74. Mrs. Killmer was a Charter Member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter, She served for many years as the clinic secretary for Dr Harold Poe in Dexter...
Doris McCoy (04/01/09)
Doris McCoy, a resident of Dexter, died March 31, 2009, in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 75. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.