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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Obituaries from May 2010

Ina Belle Roberts (05/28/10)
Ina Belle Roberts, daughter of the late Herbert Monroe and Bertha Ethel Cunningham Causbie, was born in Ash Flat, Ark., on Nov. 10, 1922, and died at the Dyersburg Manor in Dyersburg, Tenn., on May 27, 2010, at the age of 87. She had lived in Wappapello for many years and moved away in 2007. She was a member of the Lakeland Assembly of God Chruch in Wappapello...
Marie St. Clair (05/28/10)
Marie St. Clair, daughter of the late Doug Barnfield and Frona Sifford Barnfield, was born on March 3, 1917 at Idlewild and died on May 26, 2010 at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter at the age of 93. She attended the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, was a home-maker, and a resident of Dexter...
Marie St. Clair (05/27/10)
Marie St. Clair, a resident of Dexter. died on May 26, 2010 in the Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 93. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Hugh Flippin (05/27/10)
Hugh Flippin, son of the late John Fred and Grace Reed Flippin, was born in Flippin, Ark., on Dec. 20, 1924, and died at the Delmar Gardens Nursing Home in Chesterfield on May 25, 2010, at the age of 85. He had lived in Dudley before moving to Chesterfield in 2005. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed gardening and woodworking...
Rebecca Ann "Becky" Eaton (05/26/10)
Rebecca Ann "Becky" Eaton was born on Feb. 15, 1941, in Windyville and died on May 24, 2010. Funeral arrangements were handled by Midlawn Funeral Home in Union.
Ronnie Corlew (05/26/10)
Ronnie Corlew, 68, of Litchfield Park, Ariz., died April 25, 2010, in Goodyear, Ariz. Mr. Corlew was born July 3, 1941, in Morehouse to Chester and Bernice. He grew up in Missouri and Alabama. He joined the Navy after high school and served for four years. ...
Carol J. "Kadie" McClain (05/22/10)
Carol "Kadie" McClain, daughter of Billie Joe McClain and Barbara Ann Gazley Russell, both of Dexter, was born on Aug. 30, 1971, at Poplar Bluff and died on May 20, 2010, near Dexter at the age of 38. She was a teller for First Commercial Bank in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Carol J. McClain (05/21/10)
Carol J. McClain, 38, of Dexter, died as the result of injuries suffered in an auto accident on Thursday, May 20. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter.
Shirley Stratton (05/20/10)
Shirley deMesa Stratton was born on Sept. 15, 1970, in the Phillipines and died Dec. 24, 2009 near her home in Bernie. Funeral services are being handled by White-Sanders Funeral Hom­­­e in Fisk.
Sue Robinson (05/20/10)
Sue Robinson, daughter of the late Thomas Rice and Rachel Moore Rice, was born June 18, 1945, in Texarkana, Texas, and died on May 18, 2010. in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 64. Mrs. Robinson was of the Baptist faith, a former employee of Gates Rubber Company and a resident of Dudley...
Edith Dunn (05/19/10)
Edith Dunn, daughter of the late Vernon and Gretie Cravens Sielert was born on Sept. 21, 1913 in Acorn Ridge and died on May 17, 2010 in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 96. Mrs. Dunn was the oldest living member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter, and she was a resident of Dexter...
Louella Lee (05/19/10)
Louella Lee, 74, of Mingo, died on Monday, May 17, 2010. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Carl Lee Roberts (05/18/10)
Carl Lee Roberts, son of the late Otto Henry Roberts and Rhoda Flanigan Roberts was born on April 6, 1924 in Corning, Arkansas and departed this life at his residence in Dexter, Missouri on May 16, 2010 at the age of 86 years. Mr. Roberts, was a charter member and Deacon of the Lilbourn General Baptist Church in Lilbourn, Missouri., a Farmer, and currently a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather...
Hazel Lane (05/18/10)
Hazel Lane, daughter of the late Daniel Wicks and Rosetta Chilton Wicks, was born on April 12, 1916 at Dexter and died in her residence at Dexter on May 15, 2010 at the age of 94. Mrs. Lane was a former waitress in several Dexter area restaurants and a resident of Dexter...
Samuel K. "Sam" Scism (05/13/10)
Mr. Samuel K. "Sam" Scism died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at his Farmington residence at the age of 96. Sam was the son of Thomas Gilbert Scism and Myrtle C. 'Tanner' Scism and was born Feb. 2, 1914, near Leora in Western Stoddard County, in Southeast Missouri. Also preceding-in-death were his first wife, Ruth Elizabeth 'Barham' Scism (1969); a daughter in infancy, Linda Kay Scism; and two brothers, Thatcher Scism and Byron Scism...
Mary Grace Banks (05/12/10)
Mary Grace Banks, 65, a resident of Dexter formerly of Mississippi County, died Sunday May 9, 2010 at 4:46 p.m. in the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 6, 1944 in Charleston to the late James Edward Arnold, Sr. & Ruby Jane Golightly Arnold, Mary lived in Dexter for the past 15 years and was of the Baptist faith...
Irene Willis (05/12/10)
Irene Willis, daughter of the late Alfred and Veda Whitledge Denny, was born on Oct. 30, 1920 in Idalia and died on May 10, 2010, in the Golden Living Facility at Bloomfield at the age of 89. Mrs. Willis was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a retired case worker for the Department of Family Services in Bloomfield and a resident of Dexter...
Sheridan Dowdy (05/12/10)
Sheridan Dowdy, son of the late George Washington Dowdy and Mary Zelma Florence Minton Dowdy, was born on April 8, 1918, in Dexter and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on May 11, 2010 at the age of 92. Mr. Dowdy was a veteran of the United States Army, retired from Williams Moving Company in Dexter, and the owner and operator of Dowdy's Body Shop in Dexter. He loved to hunt, fish, and listen to bluegrass music. Mr. Dowdy was a resident of Dexter...
Margaret Elizabeth Holland (05/11/10)
Margaret Elizabeth Holland, daughter of the late Aaron Guile and Mabel Irene Wagoner Cookson, was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Bloomfield and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on May 7, 2010, at the age of 76. Arrangements are being handled by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield...
Sheridan Dowdy (05/11/10)
Sheridan Dowdy, a resident of Dexter, died on May 11, 2010 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 92. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Irene Willis (05/11/10)
Irene Willis, daughter of the late Alfred and Veda Whitledge Denny, was born on Oct. 30, 1920, in Idalia and died on May 10, 2010 in the Golden Living Facility at Bloomfield at the age of 89. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Ruth Gisi (05/05/10)
Ruth Gisi, daughter of the late Johnnie Warren and Lena Causey Warren was born on Dec. 20, 1922, near Essex and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on May 4, 2010 at the age of 87. Mrs. Gisi was a member of the Olive Branch General Baptist Church in Essex, Missouri, but at the time of her death, she attended Mount Gilead General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Jene Darrell Kirby (05/05/10)
Jene Darrell Kirby, son of Jene D. Kirby and Fern Smith Kirby of Bloomfield, was born July 15, 1950 in Sikeston, and died at his residence in Dexter on May 4, 2010 at the age of 59. Mr. Kirby was a retired heavy equipment operator for the Elk Township and of the Christian faith. He was a member of the Bernie Masonic Lodge # 573, a member of the Dexter Eagles Lodge # 4062, a member of the Dexter Elk Lodge # 2439 , a member of the Essex Lions Club and a resident of Dexter...
Ruth Gisi (05/05/10)
Ruth Gisi, 87, of Esssex, died on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Naoma Pearl Kiser (05/05/10)
Naoma Pearl Kiser, daughter of the late Curtis Edwards and Annabell Hockersmith, was born in Dudley on Aug. 19, 1917, and died at The Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on May 1, 2010, at the age of 92. She had lived in Stoddard County all her life. She was of the Pentecostal faith and was a member of the Wappapello VFW...
Earnest E. Clark (05/05/10)
Earnest E. Clark, son of the late Charles A. Clark and Eliza Evalee Martin Clark, was born on Nov. 7, 1942, in Dahlgren, Ill., and died on May 2, 2010, at his residence in Essex at the age of 67. Mr. Clark was the owner and operator over-the-road truck driver and a resident of rural Essex...
Randy Lee Farmer (05/05/10)
Randy Lee Farmer, 41, of Washington, formerly of St. Clair, died in St. Louis on Thursday, April 22, 2010. Randy was born in Poplar Bluff on March 7, 1969, son of Robert Burdett Farmer and Frances Irene Farmer nee Richard. On May 24, 2004, he was united in marriage to Janice Ann Shelton...
John Millard "Wimpy" Allen (05/05/10)
John Millard "Wimpy" Allen, son of the late Albert Lee Allen and Grace Florence Allen, was born on Jan. 27, 1918, at Greenville and died in the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center at Kennett on May 1, 2010 at the age of 92. Mr. Allen was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Bernie, the owner of Goodnight-Allen Real Estate and Insurance in Bernie, a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II, a charter member of the Bernie Lions Club and a resident of Bernie...