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Obituaries from June 2011

Pauline Brown (06/24/11)
Pauline Brown, daughter of the late Audie and Geneva Alexander Davis, was born in Dekalb, Miss., on Oct. 7, 1921, and died at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on June 17, 2011, at the age of 89. On April 15, 1946, she was married to Zeke Willie Brown. He preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 1991...
Linda Veniece Miller (06/29/11)
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...
Dennis Strauser (06/28/11)
Dennis Strauser, son of Lendel and Sharon King Strauser of Bloomfield, Mo., was born on March 22, 1968 in Dexter, Mo., and died on June 25, 2011 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 43. Dennis was a lineman for SEMO Electric for many years, member of the First Assembly of God Church in Bloomfield, Mo., and a resident of Bloomfield. He loved to be outdoors hunting, fish, and spending time with his family...
Vesta Lillian VanBibber (06/28/11)
Vesta Lillian VanBibber, daughter of the late Elmer H. Shell and Mary Conder Shell, was born on Feb. 14, 1918 in Bollinger County, Mo., and died on June 24, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 93. Mrs. VanBibber was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a self- employed seamstress, and a resident of Dexter...
Leona Hunt (06/28/11)
Leona Hunt, daughter of the late Len and Clara Casey Wilburn, was born in Lavalle, Mo., on July 18, 1922, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo., on June 26, 2011, at the age of 88. Leona had lived in Lavalle and Parma, Mo., before moving to Dexter in 1975. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, Mo...
Jimmy Green (06/26/11)
Jimmy Green , 36, of Purdy, Mo. died on Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Cox Monett Hospital in Monett, Mo. Arrangements are with Buchanan Funeral Home, 301 Euclid Avenue, Monett, Mo. 65708.
Scott Brian Fields (06/23/11)
Scott Brian Fields of rural Bloomfield died June 21, 2011 at his home at the age of 44. He was born Aug. 15, 1966 to Les Fields and the late Josie "Freda" Propst in Kankakee, Ill. Scott spent the majority of his life in the Bloomfield area where he was a brick mason. He was a member of the International Union of Bricklayers. He loved his sons and family very much. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, and fishing. Scott was a much loved son, father, brother, and grandfather...
Howard Orne (06/22/11)
Howard Orne, son of the late Alfred Orne and Bertha Carter Orne, was born on Jan. 28, 1922 in Cushing, Maine and died on June 20, 2011 at Parklane Rehab in Wentzville, Mo., at the age of 89. Mr. Orne was a veteran serving in World War II, was of the Baptist faith, a retired electronic technician for McDonnell- Douglas and a resident of Lake St. Louis...
Amy Louise Suárez (06/22/11)
Amy Louise Suárez, 35, of Gatewood, Mo., died unexpectedly Sunday, June 19, 2011 at Ripley County Memorial Hospital in Doniphan, Mo. Mrs. Suárez was born March 15, 1976 in Baltimore, Md. She was of the Protestant faith, and was a homemaker. Mrs. Suárez enjoyed spending time with her children and reading...
Paul L. "Shorty" Carlton (06/22/11)
Paul L. Carlton, son of the late Carrie and Lige Carlton, was born on Oct. 20, 1921, in Fred-ericktown, Mo. and died on June 21, 2011 at his home at the age of 89 years. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter. Paul was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp serving as a Corporal, Weapons Company, Second Marines, 2nd Marine Division in World War II...
Dawsey Richard Glass (06/21/11)
Dawsey Richard Glass, son of the late Richard and Gladys Lee Nanney Glass, was born on Sept. 11, 1920, in Bernie and died on June 19, 2011 at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter at the age of 90. Mr. Glass was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, a member of the Bernie Missionary Alliance Church and a resident of Bernie...
Cloyce King (06/17/11)
Cloyce King, son of the late Walter Harold King and Alaska Stephens King was born on Nov. 21, 1923 in Campbell, Mo., and died on June 16, 2011 at the South-east Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 87. Mr. King was a member of the Bethany General Baptist Church in Campbell, Mo.,, retired from Arvin in Dexter, self-employed farmer, and a resident of Bernie...
Norma Jacques (06/17/11)
Norma Jaques, daughter of the late Lowell Summers and Ivy Jackson Summers, was born on Aug. 3, 1945, in Parma, Mo., and died at her sister's residence in Campbell, Mo., on June 16, 2011 at the age of 65. Mrs. Jaques was a homemaker and a resident of Bernie, Mo...
Norma Jacques (06/17/11)
Norma Jacques, a resident of Bernie, Mo., died on June 16, 2011 at her sister's house in Campbell, Mo., at the age of 65. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Cloyce King (06/17/11)
Cloyce King, a resident of Bernie, Mo., died on June 16, 2011 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Helen Evelyn Tibbs (06/14/11)
Helen Evelyn Tibbs, 87, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Monday, June 13, 2011 at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. Mrs. Tibbs was born March 3, 1924 in St. Louis, Mo. She was of the Baptist faith, and was a homemaker. Mrs. Tibbs was a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary and the VFW Women's Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with her family, taking care of her pets and working crossword puzzles...
Flossie Alberta Gaines (06/14/11)
Flossie Alberta Gaines, daughter of the late Jessie Alvin Jackson and Sallie Bennie Taylor Jackson, was born on March 24, 1923 in Sardis, Miss. and died on June 13, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Dexter, Mo. at the age of 88. Mrs. Gaines was a former employee at Elder Manufacturing for over 40 years and retired from Thorngate LTD. ...
Rodney D. Green (06/14/11)
Rodney D. Green, son of Dale and Betty Jo Bowman Green of rural Campbell, Mo., was born on Sept. 2, 1954 in Kennett, Mo. and died on June 11, 2011 at the Missouri Southern Health-care in Dexter at the age of 56. Mr. Green was a resident of Bernie, a member of the Sunnyvale Baptist Church in Malden and a member of the Dexter Kiwanis Club...
Rodney D. Green (06/13/11)
Rodney D. Green, son of Dale and Betty Jo Bowman Green of rural Campbell, Mo., was born on Sept. 2, 1954 in Kennett, Mo. and died on June 11, 2011 at the Missouri Southern Health-care in Dexter at the age of 56. Mr. Green was a resident of Bernie, a member of the Sunnyvale Baptist Church in Malden and a member of the Dexter Kiwanis Club...
Ruby Leona Crow (06/10/11)
Ruby Leona Crow, daughter of the late Walter M. Creg and Ethel Bell Jerls Creg, was born on Oct. 2, 1917, and died Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Mo., at the age of 93. Mrs. Crow was united in marriage to Wenzil Crow on Aug. 18, 1934, in Bernie, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 13, 1976...
Ruby Crow (06/09/11)
Ruby Crow, resident of Bernie was born on Oct. 2, 1917 and died on June 8, 2011 at the Golden Living Facility in Bloomfield at the age of 93. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...
Jo Ann Cooper (06/09/11)
Jo Ann Cooper, daughter of the late Lawrence Jarrell and Pauline Kannady Jarrell, was born on April 11, 1936 at Aid and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on June 8, 2011 at the age of 75. Mrs. Cooper was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, a 33-year employee of Brown Shoe Company in Bernie and a resident of Dexter...
Lucille Hopkins (06/09/11)
Lucille Hopkins, daughter of the late William Franklin Rickman and Lucy Jane Arnn Rickman, was born on Jan. 1, 1924 in Piggott, Ark. and died on June 8, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 87. She was of the Church of Christ faith, a former nurse, a member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie # 4062, and a resident of Dexter...
Lucille Hopkins (06/08/11)
Lucille Hopkins, a resident of Dexter, died on Wednesday morning June 8, 2011 at the age of 87. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Anna Carey (06/08/11)
Anna Carey, daughter of the late Joseph Lee and Beulah Walker Lee was born on Dec. 7, 1917 in Chetopa, Kan. and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo., on June 7, 2011 at the age of 93. Mrs. Carey was a former clerk at P.N. Hirsch Department Store in Dexter, was of the Baptist faith, and a resident of Dexter...
Anna M. Carey (06/07/11)
Anna M. Carey, a resident of Dexter, died on Tuesday. June 7, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 93 years. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Linda McCollough (06/07/11)
Linda McCollough, daughter of the late William Christman and Bonnie Parks Christman was born on Dec. 13, 1954, at Dexter and died in her residence at Dexter on June 3, 2011 at the age of 56. Mrs. McCollough was united in marriage to Delvis McCollough on Feb. 18, 1995 at Wappapello. Mr. McCollough preceded her in death on August 21, 1995...
Clarence Houston Smith, Sr. (06/07/11)
Clarence Houston Smith, Sr., son of the late C. W. Smith and Hattie Hull Smith, was born on Feb. 11, 1924 at Bernie and died in his residence near Bernie on June 3, 2011 at the age of 87. Mr. Smith was a farmer and resident of rural Bernie. He was united in marriage to Geneva Viola Shelton on June 4, 1949 at Clay County, Ark. Mrs. Smith preceded him in death on Aug. 22, 2010...
Helen Lowrey (06/07/11)
Helen Lowrey, daughter of the late W. E. Denton and Carrie Wybark Denton was born on July 23, 1918, in New Madrid County and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on June 4, 2011 at the age of 92. Mrs. Lowrey was of the Baptist faith, a home-maker and long-time resident of Parma...
Ruby Pauline Skelton (06/07/11)
Ruby Pauline Skelton, daughter of the late Andrew Alexander and Lucy May Green Matthews, was born near Puxico, Mo., on April 14, 1930, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Mo., on June 4, 2011, at the age of 81. Mrs. Skelton had lived in Bloomfield, Mo., all her life. She attended the Bloomfield Assembly of God Church. She had retired from Elder Manufacturing after 46 years and worked at McDonald's for 10 years...
Helen M. Mick (06/07/11)
Helen M. Mick, daughter of the late Thomas and Carlie Johnson, was born March 13, 1924, in Bernie, Mo., and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloom-field, Mo., on June 3, 2011, at the age of 87. Mrs. Mick had lived in Lilbourn, Mo., before moving to the Bloomfield area in 1957. She had worked at VNA as a home care worker and was a member of the First General Baptists Church in Bloomfield, Mo...
Clarence Houston Smith, Sr. (06/04/11)
Clarence Houston Smith, Sr.. died on June 3, 2011 at his residence in Bernie. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Linda McCollough (06/04/11)
Linda McCollough, a resident of Dexter, died on June 3, 2011 in her residence at the age of 56. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Bertha Gates (06/03/11)
Bertha Gates, daughter of the late Martin Wilfong and Ester Harrington Wilfong, was born on Aug. 24, 1935 in Puxico, Mo., and died on June 1, 2011 at her residence in Dexter at the age 75. Mrs. Gates was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church, a former inspector for Paramount Headwear, and a resident of Dexter...
Lester Loy Cunningham (06/03/11)
Lester Loy Cunningham, son of the late Luther E. Cunningham and Ida Reed Cunning-ham, was born on Nov. 27, 1921 in Turkey, Ark., and died at his residence in rural Puxico, Mo., on June 1, 2011 at the age of 89. Mr. Cunningham was a self-employed farmer, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, member of the Dudley Community Church in Dudley, Mo., and a resident of rural Puxico...
Donnie L. Scott (06/03/11)
Donnie L. Scott, son of the late Charles Benjamin and Sarah Nelson Scott, was born in Olney, Ill., on April 19, 1936, and died at his home near Puxico, Mo., on June 1, 2011, at the age of 75. He had lived in Illinois before moving to Dexter in 1983 and had lived in Puxico since 1992. He attended the People's Full Gospel Church in Dudley, Mo...
Lester Cunningham (06/02/11)
Lester Cunningham, a resident of Puxico, died at his residence on June 1, 2011. Mr. Cunningham was the father of Darrell Cunningham of Dudley, Danny Cunningham of Dexter and Angela Gregory of Dexter. Visitation will take place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2011 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with interment in the Dudley Cemetery...
Alma May DeGroot (06/02/11)
Alma May DeGroot, daughter of the late Norville Shular and Ruby Snow Shular, was born on Feb. 8, 1927 at Townley, Mo. and died in the Golden Living Center at Bloomfield on May 28, 2011 at the age of 84. Mrs. DeGroot was a member of Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church at Aquilla, a former employee of Paramount Headwear in Dexter and a resident of rural Bloomfield...
Donald Lemmons (06/02/11)
Donald Lemmons, son of the late Earl Lemmons and Iva Moore Lemmons, was born on Oct. 29, 1936 in Dexter, Mo., and died on May 31, 2011 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. at the age of 74. Mr. Lemmons was a retired veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in the Vietnam War as an electronic technician. He was a member of the Risen Church in Dexter and a resident of Dexter...
Amalee Blocker (06/02/11)
Amalee Blocker, daughter of the late Walter and Opal Woods Bell, was born in Grayridge, Mo., on July 22, 1941, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on May 31, 2011, at the age of 69. She was raised in Morehouse, Mo., and had lived most of her life in Dexter...
John Henry "Jay" Petty, Jr. (06/01/11)
John Henry "Jay" Petty, Jr., was born April 3, 1974, in Hoopston, Ill., and died Sunday, May 22, 2011, from injuries sustained in the Joplin tornado. He was the son of John Henry Petty, Sr., and Linda Sue Watson Petty. He graduated from Richland High School in 1992. ...
Ines Lorene Black (06/01/11)
Ines Lorene Black died in the presence of her family at her home on the evening of May 28, 2011. She was the third of five children and was born in Taskee, Mo. on Dec. 13, 1924 to Roy and Grace Alexander. Mrs. Black accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Butler County...
Donald Lemmons (06/01/11)
Donald Lemmons, a resident of Dexter, Mo. died on Tuesday May 31, 2011 at the age of 74. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Peggy J. Ballard Hood (06/01/11)
Peggy J. Ballard Hood, of St. Charles, Mo., died on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to her husband, Porter Gene Hood. She was the daughter of the late Delmar and Emma Ballard. Survivors include her children, Garold D. ...