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Obituaries from July 2010

Rosie Gordon (07/23/10)
Rosie Gordon, daughter of the late Roy Conner and Hazel Elizabeth Wicks Lane, was born on Dec. 27, 1933 in Dexter and died on July 21, 2010 at her residence in Dexter at the age of 76 years. Mrs. Gordon was a former employee of Purolator Products Manufacturing in Dexter, a housewife, and a resident of Dexter...
John DeWitt Henderson (07/23/10)
John DeWitt Henderson, son of the late Love Henderson and Carrie Batchlor Henderson was born on Nov. 19, 1943 at Dexter and died in the Golden Living Center at Bloomfield on July 17, 2010 at the age of 67. John was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield and a resident of Bloomfield...
John McCollough (07/07/10)
John McCollough, a resident of Dexter, died on July 6, 2010 in his residence at Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
John Vaughn (07/07/10)
John Vaughn, son of the late Andy and Lennie Cantrell Vaughn who were his biological parents and Minnie and Earnest Faulkner who raised him and whom he considered as parents, was born on May 21, 1935 in Cape Girardeau and died on July 6, 2010 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 75...
John Bader (07/30/10)
John Bader, son of the late Marcus Bader and Margaret Stuever Bader, was born on Sept. 21, 1946 in Poplar Bluff and died on July 30, 2010 at his residence in rural Bloomfield at the age of 63. Mr. Bader was a former employee of Trinity Marine Products in Caruthersville, a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter and a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Vietnam War...
Everett Craig (07/30/10)
Everett Craig, son of the late Hallie Everett, Sr. and Nira Norman Craig, was born in Blytheville, Ark., on Aug. 16, 1920, and died at the Gideon Care Center on July 30, 2010, at the age of 89. Mr. Craig had lived in Arkansas before moving to Essex in 1953. He had been a teacher and farmed for many years. He served for several years on the Richland School Board and was a member of the Life Church in Sikeston and a past member of the Essex Lions Club...
Everett Craig (07/30/10)
Everett Craig, son of the late Hallie Everett, Sr. and Nira Norman Craig, was born in Blytheville, Ark. on Aug. 16, 1920, and died at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon on July 30, 2010, at the age of 89. Mr. Craig had lived in Arkansas before moving to Essex in 1953. He had been a teacher and farmed for many years. He was a member of the Life Church in Sikeston and a past member of the Essex Lions Club...
John Bader (07/30/10)
John Bader, a resident of rural Bloomfield, died on July 30, 2010 at his residence at the age of 63. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Letty Bess (07/28/10)
Letty L. Bess, 94, of Advance died Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the home of her daughter in Advance. She was born Feb. 8, 1916 at McGee, daughter of Noah and Martha Whitener Shell. She married Clarence Dellinger who preceded her in death; later she married Erby Vanmatre who preceded he and then Evert Bess who also preceded her in death...
Glen Stevens (07/27/10)
Glen Stevens, age 80, of Gilbertsville, Ky., died Friday, July 23, 2010, at Marshall Co. Hospital in Benton,Ky. He is survived by his wife, Velna Marie (Lovett) Stevens of Gilbertsville, Ky.; one daughter, Carolyn Humphrey of Gilbertsville, Ky.; one son, Clayton Perry of Round Lake, Ill.; 23 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren...
Virgil Carroll Walker (07/27/10)
Virgil Carroll Walker, a resident of Bernie, died on July 27, 2010 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield at the age of 76 years. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Steven Lynn Dees (07/27/10)
Steven Lynn Dees, 48, of Eldorado, Ill., died Friday, July 23, 2010, at Ferrell hospital in Eldorado, Ill. Steve was born in Poplar Bluff on Feb. 18, 1962, to Paul Dees and Margaret LaRue. He was a carpenter and a construction worker by trade. He loved to ride bulls and was an avid outdoorsman. He was a member of the Illinois and Missouri Trappers Association...
Doanld G. Meredith (07/24/10)
Donald G. Merideth, age 57, died July 22, 2010 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born September 12, 1952 in Matthews, son of the late Owen and Dorothy (Menz) Merideth. He attended First Christian Church, was member of White Water Masonic Lodge 417, past master of New Madrid Lodge, a member of Moolah Temple, SEMO Shrine Club and Clown Unit, and a Scottish Rite 32nd degree mason. ...
Samuel Ray Williamson (07/22/10)
Samuel Ray Williamson, son of the late Jacob Williamson and Edna Grubbs Williamson was born on Feb. 7, 1937 in Parma and died on July 20, 2010 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield at the age of 73. Mr. Williamson was a retired contractor, a member of the Masonic Lodge in Bell City and a resident of Bloomfield...
Ray Williamson (07/21/10)
Ray Williamson born Feb. 7, 1937 and died on July 20, 2010 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield at the age of 73. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Richard Dale Spencer (07/20/10)
Richard Dale Spencer, son of Margaret Ann Hamby Ivie and the late Floyd Dale Spencer, was born in Dexter on Aug. 26, 1971, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on July 18, 2010, at the age of 38. Richard lived in Aurora, Ill., before moving back to Bloomfield in 2001...
Estol Lee Lowe (07/20/10)
Estol Lee Lowe, son of the late Ira Charles and Gertrude Maude Hutchison Lowe, was born in Philadelphia, Mo., on Oct. 20, 1927, and died at the John J. Pershing VAMC in Poplar Bluff on July 18, 2010, at the age of 82. Mr. Lowe had lived in several states before moving to Bloomfield in 1969. ...
Dorothy Lee Delany Dean (07/16/10)
Dorothy Lee Delany Dean was born in Cairo, Ill., just across the river from her grandparents' cotton farm and home in Stoddard County. She grew up in Gadsden, Ala., with her parents, Erie McColgan Delany, and A.G. Delany, and spent summers at her grandparents' place in Dexter. ...
Barbara Cartwright (07/15/10)
Barbara Cartwright, daughter of the late Henry and Eunice Snider Wolpers, was born in Dexter, on April 14, 1941, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on July 12, 2010, at the age of 69. Mrs. Cartwright had lived in Dexter most of her life. She was a member of the New Bethel General Baptist Church and had worked at the International Hat Factory in Dexter for many years...
Barbara Cartwright (07/13/10)
Barbara Cartwright, daughter of the late Henry and Eunice Snider Wolpers, was born in Dexter, on April 14, 1941, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on July 12, 2010, at the age of 69. Mrs. Cartright had lived in Dexter most of her life. She was a member of the New Bethel General Baptist Church and had worked at the International Hat Factory in Dexter for many years...
Floyd Grim (07/10/10)
Floyd Grim, son of the late Louis Grim and Effie Brinson Grim was born on February 3, 1925 near Essex and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on July 8, 2010 at the age of 85. Mr. Grim was a former co-owner of Grim and Morrow Service Station in Dexter, a former foreman with International Shoe Company in Dexter, a warehouseman for the Rural Electric Association in Bloomfield, a veteran of the United States Navy, a member of the Dexter Masonic Lodge #532 and a resident of Dexter...
Floyd Grim (07/09/10)
Floyd Grim, a resident od Dexter, died on July 8, 2010 at Missouri Southern Healthcare at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Judith Ann Garner (07/08/10)
Judith Ann Garner, daughter of the late Archie Batchelor Jr. and Jewell Thomason Batchelor, was born on Jan. 27, 1948 near Malden and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on July 7, 2010 at the age of 62. Mrs. Garner was a registered nurse with Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter and a resident of Malden...
John F. McCollough (07/08/10)
John F. McCollough, son of the late Francis McCollough and Hattie Sheehy McCollough, was born on Aug. 14, 1928, in Stoddard County and died in his residence at Dexter on July 6, 2010 at the age of 81. Mr. McCollough was a member of the Dexter Church Of God, a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Korean War with the 7th Infantry and was awarded a Bronze Star. ...
Donald Cox (07/06/10)
Donald Cox, son of the late Ray Henry and Helen Reynolds Cox, was born in Malden on Sept. 16, 1945, and died at his home in Dexter on July 2, 2010, at the age of 64. Donald served in the US Army and was a member of the Dexter Eagles Lodge Surviving are one son: Steven Cox of Dexter; one daughter, Carolyn (Cox) Morgan of Fisk; nine grandchildren; three brothers, Melvin McBride of LaCrosse, Wisc., Randy McBride of Rogersville, and Mike McBride of Arizona; and two sisters; JoAnn Ruble and Judy Tretter, both of St. ...
Curtis WIlbur Lowery (07/03/10)
Curtis Wilbur Lowery, son of the late Elisha and Mary Floyd Lowery, was born in Boynton, Ark. on Oct. 10, 1914, and died at his home in Dexer on July 1, 2010, at the age of 95. He had lived in Phoenix, Ariz. and Loredo, Texas before moving to Dexter in 1997. He was a retired truck driver...
Curtis Wilbur Lowery (07/02/10)
Curtis Wilbur Lowery, son of the late Elisha and Mary Floyd Lowery, was born in Boynton, Ark., on Oct. 10, 1914, and died at his home in Dexer on July 1, 2010, at the age of 95. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be handled by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter...
Mix N. Nolan (07/02/10)
Mix N. Nolan, son of the late Cale Nolan and Emma Velva Keith Nolan, was born on Sept. 5, 1949 in Buchanan County and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on July 1, 2010 at the age of 60. Mr. Nolan was a former employee at Emcon Technologies in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Korea War, of the Full Gospel faith, and a resident of Bloomfield...
Tommy E. Har (07/02/10)
Tommy E. Hart, 87, was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Wardell and died June 29, 2010, in Bloomfield. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather. He was a member of the Temple of Prayer in Bloomfield and a member of the Faith Apostolic in Sturdivant. He was a farmer who worked on the farm who liked to tell jokes, garden and sell his vegetables and spend time with his family...
Margaret Luella Wilson (07/02/10)
Margaret Luella Wilson, daughter of the late Houston Stonecipher and Gladys Vick Stonecipher, was born on Jan. 7, 1929, in Alexander County, Ill., and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on June 27, 2010 at the age of 81. Mrs. Wilson was member of the First Baptist Church in Tamms, Ill., a former operator with Illinois Bell and a resident of Dexter...
Aubrey Lee Finch (07/01/10)
Aubrey Lee Finch, son of the late Charles Fuson and Eulah Macel Parker Finch, was born in Malden on April 3, 1943, and died at his home in Bernie on June 28, 2010, at the age of 67. He had lived in Bernie most of his life. He was of the Baptist faith. He had worked at Brown Shoe in Bernie before his retirement...