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Obituaries from May 2011

Wilda Wright (05/31/11)
Wilda Wright, a resident of Bernie, Mo. died on Tuesday May 31, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo. at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
John M. Moore (05/28/11)
John M. Moore, son of the late John Hooker Moore and Florence Ling Moore was born on April 30, 1935 at Sulligent, Alabama and died on May 27, 2011 at the age of 76. Moore was a former heavy equipment operator and a resident of rural Dexter. He was united in marriage to Lori Ann Copeland on Aug. 1, 2008 at Dexter. Mrs. Moore survives of the home near Dexter...
Linda Veniece Miller (05/27/11)
Linda Veniece Miller, daughter of the late Elmer Lewallen and Mattie "Jane" Rhodes Lewallen, was born on Feb. 9, 1951 in Jonesboro, Ark., and died on May 25, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield at the age of 60. Mrs. Miller was a home-maker and resident of Bloomfield formerly, of Cape Girardeau...
Eva Mae Dowdy (05/27/11)
Eva Mae Dowdy, daughter of the late Leslie Payne and Lorene Triplett Payne, was born on Jan. 31, 1932 in Shawnee Town, Ill. and died at her residence in Dexter on May 25, 2011 at the age of 79. Mrs. Dowdy was a member of the Risen Church in Dexter, was a volunteer at the O.A.K.S. Senior Center, was a former employee of Elders Manufacturing, a former custodian at the First Baptist Church in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Emily Frances Street (05/27/11)
Emily Frances Street, daughter of the late William Thomas and Nellie Elizabeth (Ogilvie) Sutton, died at her home in Bloomfield, Mo. on May 25, 2011, at the age of 75. She was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on May 25, 1936. On Feb. 25, 1954, she was united in marriage to Tremayne Street in Tunica, Miss...
Eva Dowdy (05/26/11)
Eva Dowdy, a resident of Dexter died on May 25, 2011 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter.
Linda Miller (05/26/11)
Linda Miller was born on Feb. 9, 1951 and died on May 25, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield at the age of 60. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Don Cain (05/24/11)
Don Cain, 73, of Matthews, Mo. died at his home on Monday, May 23. Arrangements are with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, Mo.
Morris Dee Roberts (05/24/11)
Morris Dee Roberts, 69, of Plymouth, Ind., died at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2011, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth, Ind. He was born on Dec. 29, 1941, to Earl "Jack" and Cora (Childers) Roberts in Malden, Mo. As a small child, they moved to Dexter, Mo., and in 1957 the family moved to Lakeville, Ind. Morris married Joan F. Hummel who preceded him in death on June 21, 1968. On June 28, 1969, he married Joyce A. (Peterson) Roberts, who survives...
Robert "Bill" Jackson (05/24/11)
Robert "Bill" Jackson, son of the late William and Betty Nichols Jackson, was born in Granite City, Ill., on June 12, 1951, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo., on May 21, 2011, at the age of 69. He was raised in Fredericktown, Mo., and Orlando, Fla. He and his wife had moved to Dexter just a few months ago. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie No. 3582 in Ft. Pierce, Fla...
George Melvin "Jim" Owens (05/20/11)
George Melvin "Jim" Owens, son of the late Abe and Elizabeth Grey Owens, was born in Kimundy, Ill., on Aug. 17, 1920, and died in Georgia on March 2, 2011, at the age of 90. Mary Louise Owens, daughter of the late Lawrence and Bessie Baird West, was born in Essex, Mo., on Sept. 18, 1924, and died in Georgia on March 20, 2011, at the age of 86...
Alta Burns (05/19/11)
Alta Burns, daughter of the late Cecil Colin Snider and Rose Welker Snider, was born on Dec. 8, 1922 at Powe and died in the Golden Living Center at Bloomfield on May 17, 2011 at the age of 88. Mrs. Burns was a homemaker and resident of Dexter. She was united in marriage to Arthur J. Burns on March 16, 1938 at Parma. Mr. Burns preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1965...
Levella Gold (05/19/11)
Levella Gold, daughter of the late Charles Roscoe Farmer and Lucy Ruggles Farmer was born on February 4, 1916 at Falls City, Nebraska and died on May 17, 2011 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 95. Mrs. Gold was a food service employee for the Chaffee School District, a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter and a resident in Dexter...
Homer Ray Levart (05/17/11)
Homer Ray Levart, son of the late James A. Levart and Octa Cook Levart, was born on Dec. 6, 1934 in Parma, Mo. and died on May 13, 2011 at his residence in Dexter at the age of 76. Mr. Levart was the owner and operator of Malden Lime Company in Malden and a farmer. He was also a veteran of the United States Army. Homer enjoyed being outdoors working on his John Deere mowers, gardening, camping, horses, and spending time with his grandkids...
Delours A. Long (05/13/11)
Delours Aldeen Sherwood Long, a resident of Dexter, was born on February 22, 1914 in Gray Ridge, Missouri to the late John Sherwood and Mary Louella Renfro Sherwood and departed this life on May 13, 2011, in Dexter, MO., at the age of 97 years, two months, and 13 days...
Norman Scott (05/14/11)
Norman Eugene Scott, son of the late Everett L. and Elizabeth M. Peck Scott, was born in Puxico, Mo.,i on Dec. 17, 1934, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo., on May 12, 2011, at the age of 76. He was raised in Puxico and graduated from Puxico High School. He moved to Central Illinois where he lived for 43 years. He returned to Dexter in 2001. He was a member of the Corinth General Baptist Church near Puxico...
Homer Ray Levart (05/14/11)
Delours A. Long (05/13/11)
Delours A. Long was born on Feb. 22, 1914 in Gray Ridge, Mo., and died on May 13, 2011 in Dexter at the age of 97. Funeral arrangeents are currently incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
John "J.T." Becking (05/13/11)
John Thomas "J.T." Becking, son of the late Joseph George Becking and Columbia Belle Cook Becking, was born in Bernie, Mo., on June 18, 1922 and died at his residence in Bernie on May 11, 2011 at the age of 88. Mr. Becking was a United State Navy veteran having served in World War II, was a farmer and had attended the Bernie First Baptist Church...
Norman E. Scott (05/13/11)
Norman E. Scott, age 76, of Dexter died at his home in Dexter on May 13, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Puxico, Mo. A complete obituary will be published later.
Stanford Wayne Freeman (05/13/11)
Stanford Wayne Freeman, age 50, of Parma, Mo., died at his home in Parma, Mo. on May 12, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter, Mo. A complete obituary will be published later.
Delphia Duckworth (05/11/11)
Delphia Duckworth, daughter of the late James W. Trotter and Nora Ethel Tennison was born on Aug. 30, 1912 in Hamilton County, Ill., and died on May 9, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 98. Mrs. Duckworth was a housewife, a member of the New Hope General Baptist Church in Essex, Missouri, and a resident of rural Essex...
Delphia Duckworth (05/10/11)
Delphia Duckworth, a resident of Dexter died on Monday May 9, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 98. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Jymme Bridges (05/10/11)
Jymme Bridges, daughter of the late James Franklin Chastain and Dessie Lauderdale Chastain was born on April 14, 1928 in Brilliant, Ala., and died on Friday, May 6, 2011 in Pollard, Ark., at the age of 83. Mrs. Bridges was a Sunday School teacher at the Dexter Church of Christ where she was a member for many years. She was formerly of Dexter but was a current resident of Huntsville, Ala...
Jimme Bridges (05/07/11)
Jymme Bridges, a resident of Dexter, died on May 6, 2011 at the residence of her daughter near Corning, Ark. at the age of 83. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lucille Pearl Allen (05/06/11)
Lucille Pearl Allen, 92, was born Aug. 30, 1918, and died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Missouri Southern Health-care in Dexter. She was the daughter of the late Charles Edgar Losh and Pearl Abernathy Losh. She was united in marriage to Albert Franklin Allen on June 30, 1939, in Malden, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2007...
Howard E. McCollough (05/05/11)
Howard E. McCollough, son of the late Francis McCollough and Hattie Sheehy McCollough, was born on Oct. 17, 1923 near Dexter and died in the Westwood Hills Health and Rehabili-tation Center at Poplar Buff on May 3, 2011 at the age of 87. Mr. McCollough attended the Corinth General Baptist near Puxico, was a farmer and a resident of Dudley...
Howard McCollough Sr. (05/04/11)
Howard McCollough Sr. was born on Oct. 17, 1923 and died on May 3, 2011 at the West Wood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 87. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter...
Kathleen Davis (05/03/11)
Kathleen Davis, daughter of the late Everett Good and Dorothy Colbert Good, was born on March 27, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and died on April 29, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 71. Mrs. Davis was a resident of Wapp-apello, Mo., a homemaker, a member of the First Christian Church, formerly of Bloomfield. She loved her grandchildren, loved to read, working in her flowers, hummingbirds and her dog...
Steve "Wayne" Link (05/03/11)
Steve "Wayne" Link, son of the late Edgar Washington Link and Ollie Mason Link, was born on Jan. 4, 1944 in Bernie, Mo., and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on April 30, 2011 at the age of 67. Mr. Link was a member of the Wappapello Eagles, Wappapello VFW, and was a resident of Wappapello, Mo...