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Obituaries from September 2010

James Harold Barnes (09/28/10)
James Harold Barnes, son of the late Harvey and Edith Rieffer Barnes, was born in Gideon on Aug. 17, 1933, and died at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis on Friday, Sept. 26, 2010, at the age of 77. Mr. Barnes had lived in the Dudley area all his life. He was a retired farmer. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served in Korea. He loved mules and was a sharpshooter in the military...
Ethel A. Metcalf (09/28/10)
Ethel A. Metcalf, daughter of the late Lige and Laria Hadcock Kelso, was born in Arab on June 8, 1909, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, on Sept. 26, 2010, at the age of 101. Mrs. Metcalf lived in Bloomfield all of her life. She was a member of the Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church...
Eugene "Tex" Baldwin, Jr. (09/24/10)
Eugene "Tex" Baldwin, Jr., son of Helen W. Patten and the late Eugene Baldwin, Sr., was born in Poplar Bluff on July 16, 1946, and died at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Muskogee, Okla., on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at the age of 64...
Georgia Faye Reynolds Bunch (09/24/10)
Georgia Faye Reynolds Bunch, daughter of the late Elvis George and Gladys Faye Irby Reynolds was born in Bernie on May 20, 1930, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Sept. 22, 2010, at the age of 80. Mrs. Bunch had lived all her life in the Dexter area. She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter...
John W. Harty (09/23/10)
John W. Harty, 72, of Dexter, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Mr. Harty was born Oct. 19, 1937, at Puxico. He had lived in Dexter for 42 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Dexter, Jaycees, Sigma Phi Epsilon, a 1955 graduate of Puxico High School, a graduate of Missouri School of Mines at Rolla, a member of The Experimental Aircraft Association, a Sunday school teacher and president of The Missouri State Highway Association...
Pauline Vaughn (09/21/10)
Pauline Vaughn, daughter of the late John Paul "J.P." LaRue and Ida Belle Allstun LaRue, was born on Dec. 7, 1913, in Frisco died on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 96. Mrs. Vaughn was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, owner of Petite Beauty Salon in Dexter for 50 years, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #311, a volunteer at Dexter Memorial Hospital and a resident of Dexter...
Jesse Lavern Christian (09/21/10)
Jesse Lavern Christian, son of the late Winford Dudley and Maude Ann Menley Christian, was born in Catron on June 13, 1931, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Sept. 17, 2010, at the age of 79. Mr. Christian had lived in Parma before moving to near Dexter in 1980. He moved to Bloomfield three years ago. He was a retired farmer...
Joel Anthony Lemay (09/21/10)
Joel Lemay, son of Franklin and Mary Stults LeMay both of Dexter, was born on June 29, 1957, in Sikeston and died on Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, in the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 53. Mr. LeMay was of the Christian faith and a resident of Essex...
Deane Kirby (09/21/10)
Deane Kirby, daughter of the late Warner Christian and Emma Harris Christian, was born on Aug. 28, 1930 near Puxico and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston on Sept. 19, 2010 at the age of 80. Mrs. Kirby attended the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church at Aid. She was a homemaker and a resident of Bloomfield...
Dean Green (09/15/10)
Dean Green, son of Leonard and Deborah Goss of Dexter was born in Shawnee, Okla., on June 8, 1980, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sept. 12, 2010, at the age of 30. Mr. Green lived in Dexter all of his life. He was an assembly line worker at Faurecia in Dexter...
Linda Hutchcraft-Montgomery (09/15/10)
Linda Hutchcraft-Montgomery, daughter of Doris Hutchcrtaft-Owens of Dexter and the late Ray-mond Sessel Hutch-craft, was born on Nov.15, 1951, in St. Louis and died at her residence in Poplar Bluff on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at the age of 58. Linda received her associates degree in nursing in 1981 from the University of Kentucky, Paducah, Ky., Campus:, in 1986 a bachelor of science from Murray State University, Murray, Ky.:, a master of science in nursing from Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., in 1996; she completed her post master work as a nurse practitioner from the University of Missouri - St. ...
Wyona Alene Book (09/15/10)
Wyona Alene Book was born on July 29, 1920 and died on Sept.14, 2010 at Trustpoint Healthcare in Lubbock, Texas at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Patricia "Sissy" Higdon (09/17/10)
Patricia Ann "Sissy" Higdon, age 70, died Sept. 16, 2010 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau. She was born July 4, 1940, in Sikeston, the daughter of the late James E. "Mush" and Martha Malinda (Oliver) Hodges. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Susan Cox of Dexter; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Rita and Kevin Pobst of Dexter, Brenda & Joe Moore of Summerville, S.C., and Angela Higdon of Sikeston; one sister, Carol Riley of Benton; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.. ...
Vicky Diane Walters (09/16/10)
Vicky Diane Walters, 57, of Gordonville, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 3, 1952, in Kennett to Charles S. and Evelyn A. Wesmorlan Fowler. Vicky and David Walters were married April 28, 1972. She graduated from Richland High School and received a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University in 2008...
Alene Book (09/16/10)
Alene Book, daughter of the late Elmer Esterline and Nettie Mae Cun-ningham Esterline, was born on July 29, 1920 at Qulin and died in the Trust-point Health-care at Lubbock, Texas on Sept. 14, 2010, at the age of 90. Mrs. Book was a member of the First Church Of The Nazarene in Lubbock, Texas, a former member of the First Church Of The Nazarene in Dexter, the former co-owner of the Madison One Hour Cleaners in Madison, Mich., with her husband, Carl Book and a resident of Lubbock, Texas, formerly of Dexter.. ...
Cathy Kime (09/14/10)
Cathy Kime, daughter of Paul and Louise Owens Wilson of Dexter, was born on Sept. 24, 1958 in Sikeston and died on Sept. 1, 2010 at her residence in Wappapello at the age of 51. Mrs. Kime was of the Baptist faith, the office manager of Boat Shop Inc. in Poplar Bluff and a resident of Wappapello...
Linda Hutchcraft Montgomery (09/14/10)
Linda Hutchcraft Montgomery, a resident of Poplar Bluff, died Sept. 13, 2010 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
James W. Patrick (09/14/10)
James W. Patrick, son of the late Joe Thomas and Rhoda Evelyn Patrick, was born in Avert on Dec. 9, 1921, and died at his home in Bloomfield on Sept. 13, 2010, at the age of 88. Mr. Patrick lived in Bloomfield most of his life. He was a wood worker at Rowe Furniture in Morehouse until 1987, when he retired as a supervisor. Mr. Patrick was also a member of Bloomfield Masonic Lodge #153...
Georgia M. Ashby (09/14/10)
Georgia M. Ashby, daughter of the late George Gordon and Ethel Adney Gordon was born on Dec. 23, 1924, in Gideon and died on Sept. 12, 2010, in the Malden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 85. She was united in marriage to Morris Edwin Ashby on Sept. 11, 1945, in Gideon. Mr. Ashby died on July 24, 1995...
Mary Belle Vance (09/11/10)
Mary Belle Vance, 103, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010, at her home. She was a high school teacher in Bloomfield for 46 years and a retired Sigma Chi Housemother at Westminister College in Fulton for 22 years. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, L.B. Vance...
Breanna Paige Deprow (09/08/10)
Breanna Paige Deprow, daughter of Nelson Wade Deprow and the late Diana Marie VanKleek Deprow, was born in Poplar Bluff on June 29, 1995, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sept. 4, 2010, at the age of 15. She had lived in Dexter all of her life. She was a member of the Word of Faith Church and enjoyed texting, listening to music and taking pictures...
Nettie Fralick (09/04/10)
Nettie L. Fralick, 88, of Chester, Ill., died on Friday, Sept. 3, 2010 at the Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born to the late Grover and Rosa (nee McCain) Crow on Nov. 24, 1921 in Bernie. She married Louis H. Fralick on Nov. 23, 1939 in Bernie. He preceded her in death on June 19, 1979...
Lila Campbell Dowdy (09/04/10)
Lila Campbell Dowdy, daughter of the late Albert Manning Phegley and Mary Vallanti Phegley was born on Dec.1, 1928 at Vanduser and died in the Missouri Southern Health-care at Dexter on Sept. 2, 2010 at the age of 81. Mrs. Dowdy was a member of the Bridge Church Of Christ near Dexter, and a former apartment manager and bookkeeper in St. Louis. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Dowdy on Nov. 19, 1998 at Dexter. Mr. Dowdy preceded her in death on June 22, 2009...
Lila Campbell Dowdy (09/03/10)
Lila Campbell Dowdy, a resident of Dexter, died on Sept. 2, 2010 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Sheila M. Griswell (09/03/10)
Sheila M. Griswell, daughter of the late Woodrow and Mary Irene Layton DeJournett, was born in Dexter, on Feb. 22, 1954, and died at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeauon on Sept. 2, 2010, at the age of 56. Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements...
Peggy Jarrell (09/03/10)
Peggy Jarrell, daughter of the late Clifford Gaines and Helen Polasek Gaines, was born on Oct. 19, 1942 at Dexter and died in the Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Aug. 31, 2010 at the age of 67. Mrs. Jarrell was a member of the Collins Chapel General Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff where she served as the piano player,a hairdresser in Poplar Bluff for 40 years and a resident of Poplar Bluff...
Peggy Jarrell (09/02/10)
Peggy Jarrell, a resident of Poplar Bluff, died on Aug. 31, 2010 at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 67. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Bettie Fleeman (09/02/10)
Bettie Fleeman, daughter of the late George Lambert and Effie Atten-bury Lambert, was born on July 26, 1929 at Pontiac, Mich. and died on Aug. 30, 2010 at her residence in Dexter at the age of 81. Mrs. Fleeman was the office manager and co-owner of Fleeman Farm Supply in Dexter for many years with her husband Russell...
Peggy Jarrell (09/01/10)
Peggy Jarrell, a resident of Poplar Bluff, died on Aug. 31, 2010 at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 67. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...