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Obituaries from April 2011

Jim and Mary Louise Owens (04/06/11)
George Melvin "Jim" Owens, 90, of Darien, Ga., and his wife, Mary Louise Owens, 86, died just days apart recently in Georgia. George Melvin "Jim" Owens was born Aug. 17, 1920 in Kinmundy, Ill., and died on March 2, 2011 at the residence of his son in Townsend, Ga...
Bobbie Nell Mead (04/01/11)
Bobbie Nell Mead, daughter of the late James Alvin White and Carrie Bell Fowler White, was born on March 22, 1939 in Winfield, Ala. and died on March 31, 2011 in Golden Living Care Center in Dexter at the age of 72. Mrs. Mead was a homemaker, a member of the Vinson General Baptist Church and a resident of Bernie...
Linda Newell (04/01/11)
Linda Newell, daughter of the late Sam and Katherine May Frazier, was born in Gideon, Mo., on Sept. 29, 1951, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on March 30, 2011, at the age of 59. She had lived in Dexter, Mo., most of her life. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter...
Norman H. Lowes (04/01/11)
Norman H. Lowes, 85, of Jackson, formerly of Dexter, died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 12, 1925 in Jackson, Mo. to Emil and Emma Voges Lowes. He was baptized and confirmed at Hanover Lutheran Church. ...
Laura Lee Blakeney (04/30/11)
Laura Lee Blakeney, a former, longtime resident of Dexter, most recently a resident of Las Vegas, Nev., died on April 27, 2011. Laura Lee was born in Murphysboro, Ill. on June 13, 1918 to Thomas and Margaret Wright. She married the late Jon Holly Kelly and of that union four children were born: Patrick Holly Kelly, Linda Lee Kelly Lee, Karen Kelly Garcia and Sheila Kelly Brown. ...
Billie Mulcahy (04/30/11)
Billie Sue Davis Mulcahy, the daughter of the late Edward Livingston Davis IV and Blanch Grace Phillips Davis, was born in Caruthersville, Mo. on Sept. 29, 1951 and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on on April 29, 2011 at the age of 59...
Kathleen Davis (04/30/11)
Kathleen Davis, a resident of Wappapello, died on April 29, 2011 in the emergency room of the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 71. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Billie Mulcahy (04/29/11)
Billie Mulcahy, a resident of Dexter, died on April 29, 2011 in the Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau at the age of 59. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Rev. Donald E. Willingham and Helen L. Willingham (04/29/11)
The Rev. Donald E. Willingham and Helen L. Willingham, both 79, of Springfield, died early Monday, April 25, 2011 in their home. Reverend Donald Eugene Willingham was born on Sept. 4, 1931 in Matthews, Mo., to Wesley Willingham and Norma Phillips Willingham. ...
Maxine Jewett (04/27/11)
Maxine Jewett, daughter of the late Felix Hampton and Fletie Utley Hampton was born on Dec. 10, 1919 in Malden, Mo., and died on April 24, 2011 at her Dexter residence at 91. Mrs. Jewett was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter where she served with the United Methodist Women's and Christian Women United groups. ...
Doris Jean Patton (04/26/11)
Doris Jean Patton, 73, a resident of Malden, was born on Jan. 16, 1938, in Risco and died Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was the daughter of the late George Woodrow Knight and Susie Mable Rodgers Knight. She was of the General Baptist faith and had retired from Brown Shoe Co...
Danny Cook (04/26/11)
Danny Cook, son of the late Elmer Cook and Geneva Bess Cook, was born on May 5, 1960 in Advance, Mo., and died at his residence in Dexter on April 24, 2011 at the age of 50 years. Mr. Cook attended the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter and was a resident of Dexter...
Robert H. Barr, Sr. (04/26/11)
Robert Barr Sr., son of the late Walter Roslle and Grace Livermore was born on Dec.16, 1927 in Forest Park, Ill., and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo., on April 23, 2011 at the age of 83. Mr. Barr was the owner and operator of Barr's Window Cleaning in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter. ...
William L. "Bill" Pierce (04/22/11)
William L. "Bill" Pierce, son of the late Roy and Goldie Brunk Pierce, was born in St. Louis, Mo. on Sept. 9, 1930, and died at the St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau on April 20, 2011, at the age of 80. On Sept. 14, 1951, he was married to Mildred G. Hazel in Panama City, Fla. She preceded him in death on Aug. 10, 2002. His wife of over 50 years and his family were the most important things in his life...
J. C. Bennett (04/22/11)
J. C. Bennett, son of the late Robert Issac and Suzie Tuttle Bennett, was born in Bernie, Mo. on April 7, 1923, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo. on April 21, 2011, at the age of 88. He had lived in the Bernie and Dexter areas all his life. He was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and served during WWII...
Doris Jordan (04/20/11)
Doris Jordan, daughter of the late Charles Porter Sells and Lillian Terry Sells was born on Jan. 14, 1936 in Neely-ville, Mo., and died on April 18, 2011 in Salem, Mo., at the age of 75 years. Mrs. Jordan was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a former data processor for Purolator Filter Company in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Jonithan Lonnie Dodson (04/20/11)
Jonithan Lonnie Dodson, son of the late Lonnie R. Dodson and Pat Stroud Dodson, was born on Oct. 27, 1973 at Poplar Bluff and died near Bernie on April 18, 2011 at the age of 37. Jonithan was a member of the Perkins Baptist Church, a service technician for Dexter Implement Company and a resident of rural Catron...
Doris M. Jordan (04/19/11)
Doris M. Jordan was born on Jan. 14, 1936 in Neelyville, Mo. and died on April 18, 2011 in Salem, Mo. at the age of 75. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jonithan Dodson (04/19/11)
Jonithan Dodson died on April 18, 2011. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Dale Minton Blankenship, M.D. (04/19/11)
Dale Minton Blankenship, M.D., 87, died Saturday, April 16, 2011 in Savannah, Ga. Dr. Blankenship was born in Dexter, Mo., on July 19, 1923, the son of the late Dale and Myrtle Minton Blankenship. He attended Westminster College and received his M.D. ...
Gene Treadway, Sr. (04/19/11)
Gene Treadway, Sr., son of the late Homer Treadway and Violet R. Long Treadway was born on Sept. 10, 1933 in rural Bernie, Mo., and died on April 14, 2011 at his residence in Puxico, Mo. at the age of 77 years. Mr. Treadway was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Church in Dexter, retired from General Motors in St. Louis, Mo., and a veteran of the United States Navy...
Naomi Stewart (04/19/11)
Naomi Stewart, daughter of the late James Odus Wiggs and Myrl Blackman Wiggs, was born on Jan. 3, 1927, at the Sugar Tree community and died on April 16, 2011, in the Southeast Hospital at Cape Girardeau at the age of 84. Mrs. Stewart was a lifelong member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist Church where she served as church secretary, the former administrative office manager for the Missouri Probation and Parole, a volunteer for Preferred Hospice, a member of the OAKS Senior Choir, a member of the Council of Association of the General Baptist Denomination and a resident of Dexter.. ...
Altha Lois Watkins (04/16/11)
Altha Lois Watkins, daughter of the late Thomas Andrew and Lilly Octavia Cox Smith, was born in Oak Ridge, Mo. on Jan. 24, 1916, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. on April 14, 2011, at the age of 95. She had lived in Bloomfield, Mo. area all of her life until moving to the Golden Living Center in Dexter seven years ago. She had worked at Elder Manufacturing in Bloomfield, Mo. for 30 years, and she was a member of the Church of Christ...
Lloyd A. Dozier (04/16/11)
Lloyd A. Dozier, son of the late Robert A. and Gail Elizabeth Anderson Dozier, was born in Vesterburg, Penn., on July 2, 1931, and died at the Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo., on April 14, 2011, at the age of 79. He had lived in Salina, Kan., Coumbus, Ohio, and Little Rock, Ark. ...
Harold "Gene" Treadway, Sr. (04/16/11)
Gene Treadway, Sr., son of the late Homer Treadway and Violet R. Long Treadway was born on Sept. 10, 1933 in rural Bernie, Mo., and died on April 14, 2011 at his residence in Puxico, Mo. at the age of 77 years. Mr. Treadway was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Church in Dexter, retired from General Motors in St. Louis, Mo., and a veteran of the United States Navy...
Gene Treadway (04/15/11)
Gene Treadway, a resident of Puxico, died on April 14, 2010 in his residence at Puxico at the age of 77. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Loretta M. Duba (04/15/11)
Loretta M. Duba, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died on Monday, April 11, 2011, at the age of 77. She was born on Jan. 7, 1934, in South Hill, Va., spent her childhood in Knoxville, Tenn., but considered Bloomfield her home after moving here more that 50 years ago...
Catherine Rodgers (04/13/11)
Catherine Rodgers, daughter of the late Arthur Wilson and Verna Gibbs Wilson was born on Oct. 2, 1929 in Davis-ville, Mo. and died on April 11, 2011 at her residence in Dexter, Mo. at the age of 81. Mrs. Rodgers was a faithful member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter, a homemaker, and a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to all...
Catherine Rodgers (04/12/11)
Catherine Rodgers, a resident of rural Dexter, Mo. died on April 11, 2011 at her residence at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Amy Dawn Kennedy (04/12/11)
Amy Dawn Kennedy, daughter of Melanie Ann Kennedy Shake and the late James Edward Helms, was born in Dexter, Mo. on Nov. 22, 1976, and died in Dexter on April 7, 2011, at the age of 34. She had lived in Dexter all of her life. She was a member of the Lighthouse Church in Dexter...
Amy Dawn Kennedy (04/09/11)
Amy Dawn Kennedy Amy Dawn Kennedy, daughter of Melanie Ann Kennedy Shake and the late James Edward Helms, was born in Dexter, Mo. on Nov. 22, 1976, and died in Dexter on April 7, 2011, at the age of 34. She had lived in Dexter all of her life. She was a member of the Lighthouse Church in Dexter...
Nina Jean Blades (04/07/11)
Nina Jean Blades, 81, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at St. Francis Medical Center.. She was born on Feb. 21, 1930 in Sikeston, Mo., to Guy E. and Jessie Abshire Reed . She and Hurel E. Blades were married Sunday, August 22, 1948 at Osceola, Ark. He died in 1994...
Ruth Margaret Larsen (04/05/11)
Ruth Margaret Larsen, daughter of the late Thomas L. Allstun and Carrie Tracer Allstun was born on Oct. 17, 1917 in Dexter, Mo. and died on April 3, 2011 at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter at the age of 93. Mrs. Larsen was a lifelong member of the Dexter Church of Christ. She retired from Elder Manufacturing in Dexter after 30 years of employment. Ruth always enjoyed quilting and was an avid gardener...
Glen Pippins (04/05/11)
Glen Pippins, son of the late Sherman Pippins and Carrie Bell Pendergrass Pippins, was born on June 25, 1924 in Bernie and died on April 3, 2011 at his residence in Dexter at the age of 86. Mr. Pippins was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II. Mr. Pippins was retired from MFA in Bernie where he served as the Bulk Plant Manager and was a resident of Dexter...
Dr. Robert H. Boon, DDS (04/05/11)
Dr. Robert H. Boon, DDS, son of the late Alfred D. and Blanche Halstenburg Boon, was born in Franklin, Mo., on June 14, 1924, and died at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girar-deau, Mo., on April 2, 2011, at the age of 86. He had attended Washington University in St. Louis where he graduated from Dental School. After graduating he moved to Dexter, where he owned and operated his dental practice for over 60 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter...
Marilyn Estelle Boehner (04/05/11)
Marilyn Estelle Boehner, daughter of the late Raymond Moore and Gladsy Markham May Moore, was born on Nov. 11, 1936 in Dexter, Mo. and died in the Golden Living Center at Bloomfield, Mo. on March 31, 2011 at the age of 74. Ms. Boehner was a homemaker and a resident of Dexter...