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Obituaries from December 2010

Mary Melba Young (12/10/10)
Mary Melba Young, daughter of the late Ward and Emma Love Declue Payne, was born in Potosi, Mo., on Jan. 10, 1922, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo., on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at the age of 88. Mrs. Young had lived in Bloomfield, Mo., all of her life. She was a member of the Link Church near Bloomfield. On April 1, 1944, she was married to Everett "Bud" Young. He preceded her in death on May 21, 2009. Surviving are one son, Dennis Young of Dexter; one daughter, Janet Walker of Arnold, Mo.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Other relatives and many friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one brother, Glenwood Payne; and two sisters, Eleanor Crocker and Lucille Crabtree. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, from 5-8 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at 10 a.m. in the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Michael Woods of Dexter officiating. Interment will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.
Louise Banks (12/28/10)
Louise Banks, daughter of the late Fred & Verdie Evans Harper, was born in Idalia, Mo. on Jan. 24, 1923, and died at her home in Bloomfield, Mo. on Dec. 24, 2010, at the age of 87. Mrs. Banks had lived in the Bloomfield area all of her life. She was a member of the Link Church near Bloomfield...
Becky Vincent (12/28/10)
Becky Vincent, a resident of Bernie, Mo. died on Monday Dec. 27, 2010 at Missouri Southern Healthcare at the age of 60. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Dorothy Carolyn Davison (12/24/10)
Dorothy Carolyn Davison was born on June 18, 1925, in Lynchburg, Ohio. She was the daughter of Archibald and Pearl Hart. Graduating in 1943 from Lynchburg High School, she went on to attend business school in Hillsboro, Ohio. As a bookkeeper and cost accountant, she was later employed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio...
Brandon Laden (12/24/10)
Brandon Laden, son of William Scott Laden and Dana LeChell Arnold Mitchell, was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Aug. 3, 1993, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo., on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at the age of 17. Mr. Laden had lived in Dexter most of his life. He was a member of The Springs, a Pentecostal Church, in Bethel Springs, Tenn., and the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Dexter. He had worked as a plumber at D & S Plumbing...
Carl A. Fielder (12/22/10)
Carl A. Fielder, son of the late John Austin and Jennie Elizabeth Hawkins Fielder, was born in Peach Orchard, Mo. on June 3, 1938, and died at his home in Dexter on Dec. 20, 2010, at the age of 72. Mr. Fielder had lived in Clarkton, Mo. most of his life and spent some time in St. Louis. He was a member of the Stanfield Baptist Church in Clarkton. He was a heavy equipment operator at the Noranda Plant in New Madrid...
Carrie Justeen Null (12/21/10)
Carrie Justeen Null, 98, was born Jan. 27, 1912 at Swinton, Mo., the daughter of William and Julie Davis McMillion, and died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Carrie was united in marriage to Louis Ellis on June 7, 1929, and he preceded her in death. She later married John H. Null on Dec.17, 1953, and they were married for 46 years before his death on Feb. 20, 1999...
Wanda Green (12/21/10)
Wanda Green, daughter of the late Dan Courter and Willia Segraves Courter was born on April 3, 1931 at Delaplaine, Ark. and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau Mo. on Dec. 19, 2010, at the age of 79. Ms. Green was a former assistant supervisor at White-Rogers in St. Louis, was a member of the Asherville Church of Christ and a resident of Wappapello, Mo...
Wayne Riddle (12/16/10)
Wayne Riddle, husband of Tiffany Rose Riddle and son of Dwight D. and Barbara R. Crump Riddle, was born in Monroe, N.C., on May 9, 1975, and died in Daleville, Ala., on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at the age of 35. Wayne had lived in Dexter and Cape Girardeau, lived in Starkville and Crystal Springs, Miss., before moving to Daleville, Ala., eight months ago. ...
Betty Wheeler (12/16/10)
Betty Wheeler, a resident of rural Essex, Mo. died on Wednesday, Dec.15, 2010 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Missouri. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Louise Banks (12/27/10)
Louise Banks, daughter of the late Fred & Verdie Evans Harper, was born in Idalia, Mo. on Jan. 24, 1923, and died at her home in Bloomfield, Mo. on Dec. 24, 2010, at the age of 87. Mrs. Banks had lived in the Bloomfield area all of her life. She was a member of the Link Church near Bloomfield...
Arvilla Crow (12/17/10)
Arvilla Crow, 84, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 at Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff. Mr. Crow was born Feb. 8, 1926 in Van Buren County, Ark. He was a farmer. Survivors include a brother Horland Crow and wife, Mildred of North Little Rock, Ark.; two sisters, Donna Gregg and husband, Morris of Dexter, Mo. ...
Betty Sue Wheeler (12/17/10)
Betty Sue Wheeler, daughter of the late James Kearby and Mildred McKin-sey Kearby, was born on Aug. 20, 1938 near Neelyville, Mo. and died in the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at the age of 72. Mrs. Wheeler was a member of the Grayridge General Baptist Church, a home-maker and a resident of rural Essex...
Charlotte Ann Yates (12/15/10)
Charlotte Ann Yates, daughter of the late Harold Ed Gromer and Rosie Imogene Williams Gromer, was born in Parma, Mo., on Dec. 25, 1947, and died in Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at the age of 62. Mrs. Yates was a homemaker, a member of the Word of Faith Christian Center in Bernie, Mo., and a resident of Bernie...
Teresa Darlene Tanner (12/14/10)
Teresa Darlene Tanner, age 54, died Dec. 12, 2010, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was born Aug. 26, 1956 in Sikeston, the daughter of the late Carl and Shirley (Sanders) Hopkins. On Sept. 3, 1970 at Essex, she married Jackie Loran Tanner; he preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1997...
Andrew James Jarrell (12/14/10)
Andrew James Jarrell, son of James Franklyn Jarrell and Wanda Marie Marshall Jarrell, was born in Sikeston, Mo., on April 25, 1985, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo., on Dec. 9, 2010, at the age of 25. Mr. Jarrell had lived in Dexter most of his life...
Elizabeth Marie Yates (12/14/10)
Elizabeth Marie Yates, daughter of the late Clarence and Lilly Higgs, was born on Nov. 2, 1926 in Naylor, Mo., and died on Friday, Dec.10, 2010 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 84. Mrs. Yates was a home-maker and a resident of Dexter...
Dorothy Bankston (12/14/10)
Dorothy Bankston, daughter of the late Alonzo and Mary Anderson Oliver, was born on Aug. 9, 1925 in Risco, Mo., and died on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, in the Gideon Care Center at Gideon, Mo., at the age of 85. Mrs. Bankston was a jewelry manager and a resident of Dexter...
Mary F. Davis (12/14/10)
Mary F. Davis, daughter of the late Walter Stonewall Jackson Howell and Lelia Ida Smith Howell, was born on Oct. 19, 1915 at Bernie and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medicl Center on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at the age of 95. Mrs. Davis was a member of the First Church Of The Nazarene in Dexter, a former cook for the Dexter Public School System and a resident of Dexter...
Brenda Pardon (12/11/10)
Brenda Pardon, daughter of the late Otis Miller and Freda Muriel Ward Miller, was born on Dec. 1, 1943 in Dexter, Mo. and died at the Missouri Southern Heath Care on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at the age of 67. Brenda was a beautician for several years in Dexter working at B & G Beauty Shop and the Golden Living Center. She is also a resident of Dexter...
Ramona Sauceda (12/10/10)
Ramona Sauceda, daughter of the late Domingo Gaona and Josefa Alaniz Gaona, was born on Nov.14, 1939 at Edinburg, Texas and died in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 at the age of 71. Ms. Sauceda was of the Catholic faith, a home-maker and resident of Dexter...
Mary Noble (12/10/10)
Mary Noble, daughter of the late Connie and Leila Mae Guin Northington, was born in Osceola, Ark., on Oct. 26, 1932, and died at the Golden Living Center in Dexter, Mo. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at the age of 78. Mrs. Noble had moved to Dexter in 1987. She had attended the Dudley Church of God...
Brenda Pardon (12/10/10)
Brenda Pardon, a resident of Dexter, Mo., died on Dec. 10, 2010 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 67 years. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Vicky Sperino (12/09/10)
Vicky Sperino, daughter of the late Alonzo Hammers and Brizelle Crawford King, was born on Dec. 24, 1940 at St. Louis and died in the residence of her son near Puxico, Mo. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at the age of 69. Mrs. Sperino attended the Walker General Baptist Church near Bloomfield, Mo., a home-maker, former nurse and resident of Bloomfield...
Estel Dow Eaton (12/09/10)
Estel Dow Eaton, son of the late George Eaton and Stella Hodge Eaton, was born on Feb. 6, 1918 at Acorn Ridge and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter, Mo. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at the age of 92. Mr. Eaton attended the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, was a former employee of the International Shoe Company in Dexter and the City of Dexter Street Department. He was a resident of Dexter...
Dennis Ray "Sonny" Craft (12/09/10)
Dennis Ray "Sonny" Craft, son of the late Beatrice Craft was born in Powe, Mo., on July 1, 1957 and died in Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. on December 7, 2010 at the age of 53. Mr. Craft was employed at Faurecia in Dexter since 1975, a member of the United Auto Workers Union, was a resident of Powe, Mo...
Elizabeth Elsie Johnson (12/08/10)
Elizabeth Elsie Johnson was born on April 17, 1918 to Adolph and Hilde (nee Wagner) Thies. She was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church. Elizabeth was married to Harmon H. Johnson on Aug. 17, 1949 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. They began their married life together in Malden, Mo. before moving to Dexter in 1952. Harmon preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1999. Elizabeth died on Dec. 3, 2010 at her home in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Vicky Sperino (12/08/10)
Vicky Sperino was born on Dec. 24, 1940 and died on Dec. 8, 2010 at her residence in Puxico, Mo. at the age of 69. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Estel Eaton (12/08/10)
Estel Eaton, a resident of Dexter, Mo. died on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexte, Mo. at the age of 92. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo...
Dennis Ray Craft (12/08/10)
Dennis Ray Craft, a resident of Bernie, Mo. died on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 53. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Mo...
Lenord D. Barnes (12/08/10)
Lenord D. Barnes, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born May 23, 1923, in Lilbourn to the late Cail and Mary Ellen Barnes, he was a lifelong resident of Lilbourn and Catron before moving to Dexter in 2009...
Tilman David Robinson (12/07/10)
Tilman David Robinson, son of the late D.C. Robinson and Ethel Leona Crawford Robinson, was born on Jan. 16, 1935 in Dudley and died at his residence in Dudley on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at the age of 75. Mr. Robinson retired from the United States Air Force (TSGT-E6), was a life time member of the Disabled American Veterans, a member of the Stoddard County Honor Guard, and the Kenady-Hanks Post 59 American Legion...
Donald R. Green (12/07/10)
Donald R. Green, son of the late Reedy Green and Mattie Hampton Green, was born on Nov. 14, 1932, at Malden and died in the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at the age of 78. Mr. Green was a former printer in the Government Printing Office in Washington D.C., the former owner of Boyer's Cleaners in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Korean War, a Life Member of the V.F.W., a Past District Commander of the V.F.W. ...
Velta Lee Gough (12/07/10)
Velta Lee Gough daughter of the late Tom W. Whitehead and Treasa L. Stafford Whitehead was born in Stoddard County on March 24, 1925, and died in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at the age of 85. Mrs. Gough was a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...
Evelyn G. Parker (12/07/10)
Evelyn G. Parker, daughter of the late Thomas Hutson and Lillie Gertrude Singleton Parker, was born in Parma on Nov. 5, 1933, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Dec. 3, 2010, at the age of 77 years and 28 days. She was raised in Parma, Mo. ...
Carl M. Owens (12/07/10)
Carl M. Owens, son of the late Wiley M. and Edith Abington Owens, was born in Poplar Bluff on Sept. 17, 1930, and died at his home on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at the age of 80. Mr. Owens had lived in St. Louis where he worked as an engineer for Boeing Aircraft. He moved to Dexter in 1991. He was a member of the Dexter Elks Lodge and attended the First General Baptist Church in Dexter. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy...
Robert "BOB" Mouser (12/03/10)
Robert "BOB" Mouser, son of the late Noah Mouser and Freda Bell Mouser was born on August 3, 1930 at Zalma and departed this life in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at St. Louis on December 1, 2010 at the age of 80. He attended the Temple Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff. He retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in September of 1990 after 34 years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Army, a 32nd Degree Mason and a resident of Poplar Bluff...
Martha R. Webb (12/03/10)
Martha R. Webb, daughter of the late William F. Sr. and Frances Fisher Webb, was born in Sikeston on May 12, 1936, and passed away at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon on Dec. 1, 2010, at the age of 74 years, 6 months and 19 days. She was raised in Dexter before moving to St. ...
Sherian L. Glasener (12/02/10)
Sherian L. Glasener, 67, of Dexter was born Feb. 15, 1943 at Wappapello, the daughter of Joe and Alma Hale Faries and died on Dec. 1, 2010 at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Sherian retired from General Motors in St. Louis. She believed in the Baptist faith...
Michael Eric Rodgers (12/02/10)
Michael Eric Rodgers, son of Lester Rodgers of Poplar Bluff, Missouri and the late Owdeia Carmella Layton was born on Feb. 9, 1983 in Dexter and died on Nov. 26, 2010 at his residence in Dexter at the age of 27. He worked at WW Wood in Dudley and was a resident of Dexter...
Bob Mouser (12/02/10)
Bob Mouser, a resident of Poplar Bluff, died on December 1, 2010 in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at St. Louis at the age of 80. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Sherian L. Glasener (12/02/10)
Sherian L. Glasener, 67, of Dexter was born Feb. 15, 1943 at Wappapello, the daughter of Joe and Alma Hale Faries and died on Dec. 1, 2010 at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Sherian retired from General Motors in St. Louis. She believed in the Baptist faith...
Thomas A. Brown, Jr. (12/02/10)
Thomas A. Brown, Jr., son of the late Thomas A. Brown, Sr. and Mammie Stewart Brown was born on April 24, 1921 in Smithville, Miss. and died on Nov. 30, 2010 at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 89. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in WW II, a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a county agent and a resident of Dexter...
Rita Jean (Shehorn) Gilly (12/02/10)
Rita Jean (Shehorn) Gilly died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at her daughter's home in Overland Park, Kan. Jean was born Dec. 5, 1924 in Puxico to E.E. Miller and Nettie M. Patterson. She graduated from Dexter High School. She married Carol Abram Shehorn in Dexter on Feb. 24, 1945. He preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 1974. She married Rex Gilly on June 25, 1977, and he died on March 19, 2006...