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Obituaries from November 2009

Evan Matthew Joseph (11/24/09)
Evan Matthew Joseph, 33, of Cape Girardeau was born March 16, 1976, at Creve Coeur. He died Nov. 21, 2009, at his residence. He had been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, John T. Kidd and John H. Joseph...
Larry Lee Sylvester (11/27/09)
Larry Lee Sylvester, a resident of Sikeston, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at the age of 58. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Estelle Dowdy (11/27/09)
Estelle Dowdy, daughter of Erma Dowdy of Dexter and the late Wellman Dale Dowdy, was born on April 3, 1942, in rural Dexter and died on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 at the Cypress Point Healthcare Facility in Dexter at the age of 67. Ms. Dowdy was a resident of Arnold where she worked as an accountant for many years and was currently living in Dexter...
Estelle M. Dowdy (11/25/09)
Estelle M. Dowdy, a resident of Deter, died on Nov. 24, 2009 in Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 67. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral home in Dexter.
Helen Jean Smock (11/25/09)
Helen Jean Smock (nee Ward), died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, in Denton, Texas, after a long battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late Roy L. (Rocky) Smock; loving mother of Stephen L. (Sharon) Smock of Corinth, Texas, Gwen L. (John) Beasley of Luther, Okla.; cherished grandmother of Kevin Smock, Tammy (Tom) Rowe, Jared (Katrina) Beasley and Shannon (Jake) Birdwell; dear sister of the late James and William F. and her sisters, Ester, Bernice, Bess, Lee and Betty...
Maudie May Fox-Allison (11/25/09)
Maudie May Fox-Allison, 94, of Bloomfield, died Tuesday, Nov, 17, 2009, at Bloomfield. She was born March 3, 1915, in Marble Hill, Bollinger County. She was the daughter of George Davis Fox and Jetta May Nations and the granddaughter of Dr. Fletcher Fox. After her mother's death in 1931, she took on the responsibility of raising her siblings...
Evelyn I. Taylor (11/21/09)
Evelyn I. Taylor, 88, died on Nov. 19. 2009 at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Arrangements are being handled by White-Sanders Funeral Home in Fisk.
Kathryn Skelton Blythe (11/20/09)
Kathryn Skelton Blythe, daughter of the late Everett and Hettie Bacon Kinworthy, was born in Dexter on June 3, 1931, and died at her home in Dexter on Nov. 18, 2009, at the age of 78. She had lived in Dexter all her life. On July 5, 1952, she was married to John Skelton in Dexter. ...
Kathryn Skelton Blythe (11/19/09)
Kathryn Skelton Blythe, daughter of the late Everett and Hettie Bacon Kinworthy, was born in Dexter on June 3, 1931, and died at her home in Dexter on Nov. 18, 2009, at the age of 78. She had lived in Dexter all her life. On July 5, 1952, she was married to John Skelton in Dexter. ...
Jerry Joe Steward (11/19/09)
Jerry Joe Steward, son of the late Jesse Steward and Estelle Newton Steward, was born on Aug. 22, 1943, at Kennett and died on Nov. 17, 2009, at the John J. Pershing Veterans Hospital in Poplar Bluff at the age of 66. Mr. Steward was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dexter and a resident of Dexter. ...
W. Jackie Limbaugh Gill (11/12/09)
W. Jackie Limbaugh Gill, daughter of the late Van L. Limbaugh, Sr. and Hazel Mitchell Limbaugh, was born in Kennett on Sept. 7, 1928, and died at the Breeze Park Lutheran Senior Nursing Home in St. Charles on Nov. 9, 2009, at the age of 81. Mrs. Gill lived in Puxico until 1953 then moved to St. Louis where she worked for McDonnell Douglas as a Xerox operator. She was a member of the St. Barnabas Catholic Church in O'Fallon and enjoyed gardening...
Raleigh "Fuzz" Palmer (11/11/09)
Raleigh "Fuzz" Palmer, son of the late Henry Walter and Minnie Bell Bush Palmer, was born in Zeta on July 23, 1922, and died at his home in Aquilla on Nov. 6, 2009, at the age of 87. Mr. Palmer had lived in Aquilla most of his life. He was a member of the Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church in Aquilla and was a member of the Rhythm Rustlers musical group...
Robert Ernie Clark (11/07/09)
Robert Ernie Clark, son of the late Robert Floyd Clark and Oma Frances Hunton Clark, was born on July 2, 1939 at Bowling Green, Ky. and died at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Nov. 5, 2009 at the age of 70. He was retired from Federal Mogul in Malden and was of the Baptist faith...
Ronald J. Maloney (11/07/09)
Ronald J. Maloney was born on May 11, 1935 near Idalia and died at the age of 74 on Nov. 5, 2009 in Desloge. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Sanders and Wilma (Weaver) Maloney; a sister, Pauletta Trimble; and his grandparents, Simon Z. Weaver and Mila (Hale) Weaver...
Raleigh "Fuzz" Palmer (11/07/09)
Raleigh "Fuzz" Palmer died at his home at Aquilla on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 at the age of 87. Arrangements are pending and will be handled by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Kermit Swindell (11/06/09)
Kermit Swindell, son of the late Blain Swindell and Myrtle King Swindell, was born on June 11, 1920, at Swinton and died in his residence at Dexter on Nov. 5, 2009, at the age of 89. Mr. Swindell was the owner of Swindell Auto Sales in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II, and was a resident of Dexter...
Emma Thornton (11/05/09)
Emma Thornton, daughter of the late William Williamson and Anna Charles Williamson, was born on March 7, 1922 at Bernie and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Nov. 4, 2009, at the age of 87. Mrs. Thornton was a former employee of Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield where she had worked as a seamstress and a shipping clerk and was a resident of Dexter...
J. H. "Bo" Taylor (11/05/09)
J. H. "Bo" Taylor, son of the late William Lee Taylor and Hallie Hall Taylor was born on Sept. 29, 1932 at Lilbourn and died in his residence at Dexter on Nov. 4, 2009 at the age of 77. Mr. Taylor was a former employee of Taylor and Christian Auto Sales in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korean War and enjoyed hunting and the outdoors...
Helen Jones (11/05/09)
Helen Jones, daughter of the late Jess Gaines and Hazel Dickerson Gaines, was born on May 22, 1925 at Dexter and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Nov. 3, 2009 at the age of 84. Mrs. Jones had been a case worker for the Missouri Department Of Family Services for 28 years, a former employee of International Shoe Company in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Virginia M. Smyth (11/05/09)
Virginia M. Smyth once said "Giving one's self is a gift of the spirit, I recommend it for all ages". This was Ms. Smyth's creed. Ms. Smyth was born in Ardmore, Okla., on March 9, 1919, and died on Oct. 28, 2009. Ms. Smyth attended William Woods College in Fulton and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in social work, whereas she completed her masters in social work at Smith College in Northampton, Mass. ...
Larry Wayne Doll (11/04/09)
Larry Wayne Doll, son of the late Woody A. Doll and Edna Calhoun King was born on June 15, 1948 at East St. Louis, Ill. and died in his residence at Dexter on Nov. 2, 2009 at the age of 61. Mr. Doll had been disabled for several years. Prior to his disability he delivered newspapers for the Daily Statesman. He was of the General Baptist faith...
Don Mack Crouch (11/04/09)
Don Mack Crouch was born on Dec. 26, 1936 in Marmaduke, Ark. to Olen and Arlie (Campbell) Crouch. He died on Nov. 2, 2009 at the age of 72 in the comfort of his own home in Dexter with family and close friends surrounding him. He was preceded in death by both his parents...
William LeRoy "Bill" Maddox (11/04/09)
William LeRoy "Bill" Maddox, the son of the late William Harley and Maude Marie Mitchell Maddox, was born in Dudley on Nov. 17, 1939, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at the age of 69. Bill lived his whole life in Dudley and was a member of the Church of Christ in Asherville...
Daisy E. Pyle Brown (11/03/09)
Daisy Brown, daughter of the late Calvin Pyle and Beda Dowdy Pyle, was born on Oct. 22, 1916, in Dunklin, County and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Monday Nov. 2, 2009, at the age of 93. Mrs. Brown was a home-maker, member of the First Baptist Church in Bernie, member of the Eastern Star in Bernie, and a resident of Bernie...