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Obituaries from August 2010

Connie Huff (08/06/10)
Connie Huff, daughter of the late Paul McConnell and Inis Jenkins McConnell was born on April 22, 1936 in Bernie and died on Aug. 3, 2010 at the Mansfield Methodist Medical Center in Mansfield, Texas at the age of 74. Mrs. Huff had formerly worked in Freight Logistics, was a former resident of Bernie, and was currently residing in Grand Prairie, Texas...
Bettie Fleeman (08/31/10)
Bettie Fleeman, a resident of Dexter, Missouri died on Monday, Aug. 30, 2010 at her residence in Dexter at the age of 81. Visitation will take place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. A full obituary will run in Wednesday's paper...
Debra Algood (08/27/10)
Debra Algood, daughter of Violet Tracer-Cooper of Dexter and the late Carl Tracer, was born on Sept. 25, 1952 in Poplar Bluff and died suddenly on Aug. 25, 2010 at the age of 57. Mrs. Algood graduated from Dexter High School in 1970. She retired from Malden School District as a teacher in 2005, was a member of the Stoklan Drive Christian Church in Malden, and participated as a mentor with Celebrate Recovery in Malden and Dexter. She was a resident of Dexter...
Lula Eleanor Gaines (08/26/10)
Lula Eleanor Gaines, daughter of the late Silas Marion Crane and Minnie Viola Hartline Crane was born on Feb. 18, 1920 in Bernie, and died on Aug. 23, 2010 at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 90. Lula worked for Elders Manufacturing Company until her retirement and she was a resident of Dexter...
Salena Garner (08/26/10)
Salena Garner, daughter of the late Jewell Evans and Eva Crawford Evans, was born on April 25, 1933, at Kennett and died at her residence in Dexter on Aug. 24, 2010, at the age of 77. Mrs. Garner was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter, a former maintenance clerk with Arvin Automotive in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Rue Reese Porter (08/25/10)
Retired J. Minnie Smith teacher, Rue Reese Porter, died Aug. 23, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. The former Poplar Bluff and Dexter resident was 92. In her final days, she was surrounded by her family, who love and will dearly miss her. She was born Dec. 9, 1917 to William D. Reese and Katie Lee Dempsey Reese in Brownington. Rue was one of eight children born to the Welsh immigrant and his wife. Rue's husband, Hubert, her parents, brothers, and sisters all preceded her in death...
Salena Garner (08/25/10)
Salena Garner, a resident od Dexter, died on August 24, 2010 in her residence at Dexter at the age of 77. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Maria Acencion Perez-Medlin (08/25/10)
Maria Acencion Perez-Medlin, daughter of the late Jose Cruz and San Juana Corona Perez, was born in San Antonio, Texas, on May 22, 1952, and died in Dexter on Aug. 22, 2010, at the age of 58. Mrs. Medlin moved to Southeast Missouri as a young girl and attended the Richland Schools. She had lived in Dexter most of her life. She had worked as a packer in the shipping department at Arvin Automotive. She enjoyed quilting...
L. Geneva Evans (08/20/10)
L. Geneva Evans, daughter of the late Robert Foster Davis and Geneva Atherton Davis was born on May 5, 1922 in Duarte, Calif., and died on Aug. 18, 2010 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau at the age of 88. Geneva lived on a small farm just outside Bloomfield for over sixty years. She was a homemaker and a loving and beloved mother and grandmother...
DeLola V. Findley (08/20/10)
DeLola V. Findley, 87,died on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. She was born in rural Puxico on Sept. 7, 1922. She was the daughter of the late John D. Lee and Velma D. (McNear) Lee. She had lived in the Puxico and Bloomfield area until in 1957 when she and her family moved to Crawfordsville, Ind. After living in Indiana for 50 years, she moved to Dexter in 2007 and lived there until her death...
Mary Lou Hampton Ellis (08/19/10)
Mary Lou Hampton Ellis was raised by parents, Louie and Laverne Hampton, after the untimely passing of her mother, Ethyl Pirtle Hampton. She was born on Jan. 12, 1929 in Bernie and died at her residence in Parma on Aug. 16, 2010 at the age of 81. Mrs. Ellis was united in marriage to Bud Ellis for 38 years. She attended school and grew up in Missouri, later moving to Tyler, Texas, and then to Shreveport, La...
Geneva Evans (08/18/10)
Geneva Evans was born on May 5, 1922 and died on Aug. 18, 2010 in the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis F
Mary Ellis (08/17/10)
Mary Ellis, a resident of Parma, died on Monday Aug. 16, 2010 at her residence in Parma. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Rebecca Diane Polley (08/17/10)
Rebecca Diane Polley, 50, of St. James, formerly of Dexter, was born Nov. 10, 1959, at Advance, the daughter of Frank and Wilma Griswell Bowen and died Aug. 13, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in St. James. Rebecca had been a waitress at KFC, Hickory House and Wendy's, all in Dexter...
L. Joyce Parris (08/17/10)
L. Joyce Parris, daughter of the late Desmar Franklin Hatch and Lillie Estalea Woods Hatch, was born on Jan. 23, 1938, in Senath and died on Aug. 15, 2010, at her home in Cape Girardeau surrounded by her family after battling cancer for over two years. Mrs. Parris was 72...
Matthew Leslie Jaynes (08/17/10)
Matthew Leslie Jaynes, 34, of Chaffee, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 27, 1976, in Sikeston to Ronald and Betty Newton Jaynes of Chaffee. He graduated from Chaffee High School in 1994 and Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and had been a registered nurse at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. ...
Dorothy Owens (08/12/10)
Dorothy Owens was born May 11, 1943, and died on Aug. 11, 2010, at the Malden Nursing Center at the age of 67. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Thurman A. Almond (08/12/10)
Thurman A. Almond, son of the late Autie A. and Ora Bailey Almond, was born in Aid on April 20, 1921, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Aug. 10, 2010, at the age of 89. Mr. Almond had lived in Bloomfield most of his life. He was a retired truck driver and attended the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Cletus Shipman (08/12/10)
Cletus Shipman, son of Charles and Edith Jones Shipman of Bloomfield, was born on May 24, 1947 in St. Louis and died on Aug. 10, 2010 in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau at the age of 63. Mr. Shipman was a former supervisor at Purolator Filter Company in Dexter, a former driver with Hart Transport in Dexter and a resident of rural Bloomfield...
Cletus L. Shipman (08/11/10)
Cletus L. Shipman, a resident of Bloomfield, died on Tuesday Aug. 10, 2010 at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 63 . Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Thurman A. Almond (08/11/10)
Thurman A. Almond, son of the late Autie A. and Ora Bailey Almond, was born in Aid on April 20, 1921, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on Aug. 10, 2010, at the age of 89. Mr. Almond had lived in Bloomfield most of his life. He was a retired truck driver and attended the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
James William "Jim" Pulliam (08/10/10)
James William "Jim" Pulliam, son of the late Thomas William and Evelyn Lou Wyatt Pulliam, was born in Doniphan on March 21, 1941, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Aug. 6, 2010, at the age of 69. Arrangements are with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter...
Jordan Lee Lewis (08/04/10)
Jordan Lee Lewis, infant son of Joshua Allen Lewis and Tiffany Nicole Stout, was born in Sikeston on July 30, 2010, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on July 30, 2010. Surviving are his parents, Joshua Allen Lewis and Tiffany Nicole Stout of Dexter; one brother, Michael Lewis of Dexter; maternal grandparents, Angela Diamond of Dexter and Daniel Stout of Kentucky; paternal grandmother, Pattie Lewis of Dexter. ...
Dana René Reams (08/03/10)
Dana René Reams, daughter of Wayne Allen Reams and Marietta Schmitt She was born on Feb. 12, 1958, in Lepanto, Ark., and died on July 30, 2010 at her residence in Bernie at the age of 52. Ms. Reams worked at the Sheltered Workshop in Dexter and was a member of the Bernie Church of Christ...
Beulah Cookson (08/03/10)
Beulah Cookson, daughter of the late William Sherman and Carrie Rister Klaffer, was born in Ridgeway, Ill., on June 7, 1912, and died at the Puxico Nursing Center in Puxico on Aug. 1, 2010, at the age of 98. Arrangements are with Watkins & Sons Funeral Home of Puxico...
Jessica Whalen (08/03/10)
Jessica Whalen, daughter of Clara Whitaker Wiseman and Richard Wiseman, both of Dexter, was born on Dec. 2, 1975 in Sikeston and died on Aug. 2, 2010 in the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, at the age of 34. Mrs. Whalen attended the Bloomfield Assembly of God Church, was a home-maker and a resident of Bloomfield...
James Michael "Mike" Sykes (08/03/10)
James Michael "Mike" Sykes, son of James and Sharon Janet Harvey Sykes, was born in East St. Louis, Ill., on April 1, 1965, and died at his home in Dexter on Aug. 2, 2010, at the age of 45. Mr. Sykes had lived in Collinsville, Ill., before moving to Dexter in 2009...