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Obituaries from June 2009

Jerry Sandusky (06/09/09)
Jerry Sandusky, son of the late Jack Sandusky and Mattie Crain Sandusky, was born on Sept. 25, 1943 in Powe, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on June 8, 2009 at the age of 65. Mr. Sandusky was a former employee with Federal Mogul in Malden for 32 years, a veteran of the United States Air Force, and a resident of Dexter...
Jimmy Baker (06/30/09)
Jimmy Baker, son of the late Kenneth "Jack" Baker and Shirley Ann Woodruff Baker, was born on Aug. 31, 1963, in Flint, Mich., and died at his residence in Pocahontas, Ark., on June 28, 2009, at the age of 45. Mr. Baker was a former employee of Tyson Foods in Dexter, a former delivery driver with Overturf Healthmart in Dexter, formerly a resident of Dexter currently residing in Pocahontas, Ark...
Daisy Welch (06/30/09)
Daisy Welch, daughter of the late James Cleveland and Talitha Jane White Campbell, was born in Decatur, Ill., on Jan. 3, 1919, and died at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter on June 28, 2009, at the age of 90. Daisy had lived in Essex and Dexter all her life. She had worked with her husband on the family farm and was a member of the Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Hilda Maxine Brown (06/30/09)
Hilda Maxine Brown, daughter of the late Robert Harrison Borders and Flarah Elvira Borders, was born on Sept. 8, 1919, at Campbell and died Monday, June 22, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Malden. She attended Bethany General Baptist Church in Campbell...
James Mike Williams (06/27/09)
James Mike Williams, son of the late Clarence Emory Williams and Helen Lee Darrell Williams, was born on June 22, 1944, at Dexter and died in his residence near Dexter on June 25, 2009, at the age of 65. He was the owner of Williams News Agency in Dexter working for the Daily American Republic in Poplar Bluff and the Standard Democrat in Sikeston, a charter member of the Dexter Elks Lodge #2439, and a resident of rural Dexter...
Hilda Maxine Brown (06/26/09)
Hilda Maxine Brown, daughter of the late Robert Harrison Borders and Flarah Elvira Borders, was born on Sept. 8, 1919, at Campbell and died Monday, June 22, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Malden. She attended Bethany General Baptist Church in Campbell...
James "Mike" Williams (06/26/09)
James "Mike" Williams, a resident of rural Dexter, died on June 25, 2009 in his residence at the age of 65. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Dorothy Marchant (06/24/09)
Dorothy Marchant, daughter of the late Walter Lee and Emma Leona Dennison Bell, was born in Dexter on Oct. 2, 1931, and died at her home in Dexter on June 22, 2009, at the age of 77. Dorothy lived in Michigan for 40 years and returned to Dexter in 1989. She had owned the D & C Cafe in Bernie for many years and had worked at Town & County Super Market. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Mrs. Veda M. Pryor (06/23/09)
Mrs. Veda M. Pryor, age 88, of Anna, Ill., dies at 5:50 a.m., Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. She was born September 7, 1920 in Tennessee, the daughter of William & Flora Stephens Medling. She married Elmer Harry Pryor, May 18, 1943 in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on January 3, 1964...
John L. Autrey (06/23/09)
John L. Autrey, son of the late William Andrew and Faye E. Autrey, was born in Essex on Aug. 7, 1949, and died at his home in Branson on June 19, 2009, at the age of 59. Mr. Autrey had lived in Stoddard County , spent 15 years in Washington, and had lived in Branson the past two years. ...
Irvon Clay Carter (06/23/09)
Irvon Clay Carter, son of the late James Olen and Dora Jane Ketcherside Carter, was born in Ellsinore on Sept. 18, 1936, and died at his home in Cape Girardeau on June 20, 2009, at the age of 72. Mr. Carter had lived in Dexter before moving to Cape Girardeau. He retired from Purolator factory in Dexter after 27years. He was a member of the Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Kenneth Dowdy (06/23/09)
Kenneth Dowdy, son of the late Charles N. Dowdy and Ollie E. Waggoner Dowdy was born on Nov. 12, 1924 in Dexter and died at his residence in Dexter on June 22, 2009 at the age of 84. Dowdy was a self-employed farmer, veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, member of the Bridge Church of Christ near Pyletown and a resident of Dexter...
Ricky Joe Moore (06/23/09)
Ricky Joe Moore, son of Randall Moore and Janina Sue Spain Moore of Dexter, was born on August 29, 1984 at Sikeston and died near Zalma on June 20, 2009 at the age of 24. Ricky was an employee of Gibbs Construction in Bloomfield, a graduate of Bloomfield Senior High School in 2002 and a resident of Dexter...
Ruth Marie Conner (06/23/09)
Ruth Marie Conner, daughter of the late Cecil and Bertha Silliman Vickery, was born near Essex on July 13, 1935, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on June 19, 2009, at the age of 73.M Mrs. Conner had lived in the Essex and Dexter area all her life. She had attended the Harvest Assembly of God Church in Essex...
Paula Marie Wiggins (06/23/09)
Paula Marie Wiggins, daughter of Charles Dean of Bernie and Joyce Seger Radin of Parma, was born on Dec. 10, 1974, at Dexter and died in her residence at Bernie on June 20, 2009 at the age of 34. Mrs. Wiggins was a home-maker and a resident of Bernie...
Claud "Bunk" Launius (06/17/09)
Claud "Bunk" Launius died June 15, 2009, at his home in Malden at the age of 86. He was the tenth child of 12 children born to John Wesley and Rachel (Hancock) Launius on May 19, 1923. Bunk and Rhoda Wagster, childhood sweethearts, were married Sept. 16, 1943...
Joshua Alan Penick (06/19/09)
Joshua Alan Penick, son of Randy Penick of Dexter and Carroll Alsup Dowdy of Dexter, was born on April 29, 1982 at Portland, Ore. and died in the Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on June 18, 2009 at the age of 27. Joshua was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church in Long Beach, Calif., the owner of SEMO Painting in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Imogene Thompson (06/19/09)
Imogene (Cantwell) Thompson, 77, of Dexter died Jun. 17, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was a retired sales associate for Wal-Mart and enjoyed fishing, quilting, reading and bingo. She was of the Southern Baptist faith. On Oct. 22, 1949, she was united in marriage to Gilbert Thompson. He preceded her in death Feb. 20, 1977...
Sheila Holsten (06/18/09)
Sheila Holsten, age 56, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away, Monday, June 15, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Sheila Marlene Holsten, daughter of the late Martin (Red) Samples and Lucille (Dye) Samples, was born July 23, 1952 in Holcomb. Sheila was co/owner of Strawberry's Dining Room in Holcomb...
Imogene (Cantwell) Thompson (06/18/09)
Imogene (Cantwell) Thompson, 77, of Dexter died Jun. 17, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was a retired sales associate for Wal-Mart and enjoyed fishing, quilting, reading and bingo. She was of the Southern Baptist faith. On Oct. 22, 1949, she was united in marriage to Gilbert Thompson. He preceded her in death Feb. 20, 1977...
Loveda Braddy (06/18/09)
Loveda Braddy, daughter of the late James Howard and Lura Chase Howard, was born on May 20, 1919 at Paragould, Arkansas died in the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau on June 16, 2009 at the age of 90. She was affiliated with the Word of Faith Church in Bernie and the Assembly of God Church. She was a homemaker and a resident of Jackson, formerly of Bernie...
Loveda Braddy (06/17/09)
Loveda Braddy, a resident of Bernie, died on June 16, 2009 in the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Lova Ann "Tootie" Busch (06/16/09)
Lova Ann "Tootie" Busch died Friday, June 12, 2009, at her home in New Albany, Kan. Timmons Funeral Home, PO Box 168, Fredonia, Kan. 66736 is in charge of arrangements.
Delmar Ades Morris (06/16/09)
Delmar Ades Morris, son of the late Albert Green and Mary Alice Cartright Morris, was born on May 30, 1921 in Zadock and died at the age of 88 at twin Rivers Regional Medical Center on Saturday, June 13, 2009. Mr. Morris was a World War II veteran, having served in the US Navy and was a retired express handler for Railway Express. He was a member of the Calvary General Baptist Church in Piggott, Ark...
Lillian Merle Grubbs Kinder (06/16/09)
Lillian Merle Grubbs Kinder, daughter of the late William Alvin Long and Sarrah Long, was born on April 29, 1918, at Rector, Ark., and died in the St. Louis University Hospital on June 12, 2009, at the age of 91. Mrs. Kinder was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a former cook at the Hickory House Restaurant in Dexter, a former employee of Dexter Memorial Hospital working in the housekeeping department and a resident of Dexter...
Geneva Hathaway (06/16/09)
Geneva Hathaway, daughter of the late Arthur Davis and Althea Snider Davis, was born on May 9, 1920, in Catron and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare on June 13, 2009 at the age of 89. Mrs. Hathaway was a farmer's wife, a homemaker, and a member of Word of Faith Christian Center in Bernie...
Clyde Webster (06/06/09)
Clyde L. Webster, son of the late William R. Webster and Frances Miller Webster was born on May 28, 1922 in California and departed this life in his residence at Claypoole, Ariz. on May 15, 2009 at the age of 86. Mr. Webster was a member of the Dudley Baptist Church, the former Treasurer at Harris Teachers College in St. ...
Bobby Gene Walker (06/03/09)
Bobby Gene Walker, son of the late Raymond Walker and Maymie Reynolds Walker was born on Jan. 5, 1930 at Bernie and died on May 30, 2009 in his residence in Floral City , Fla. at the age of 79. Bobby had lived in Dexter for many years, moving to Florida in 1994...
Ralph "Boog" Welch (06/02/09)
Ralph "Boog" Welch, 45, of Dexter died Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Mr. Welch was born June 7, 1963, in Dexter. He was a former resident of Puxico and a graduate of Puxico High School. He was disabled. Survivors include his step-father, Joe Hill of Caseyville, Ill.; one brother, Jay Dunning of Puxico; and one sister, Jean Langston of Salt Lake City, Utah...