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Obituaries from July 2011

Conrad Alleman (07/29/11)
Conrad Alleman, a resident of Dexter, Mo.died on Friday morning July 29, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 93. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Gregory Dean Jackson (07/28/11)
Gregory Dean Jackson, son of the late John Willard and Eunice Louise Pledge Jackson, was born in Flint, Mich. on March 12, 1957, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo. on July 26, 2011, at the age of 54. He had lived in Dexter most of his life. He had worked as a farmer most of his life and recently as a dispatcher at the St. Jude Barge Company at Marston, Mo...
Hurshel L. Cossey (07/28/11)
Hurshel L. Cossey, age 90, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Miner Nursing Center in Sikeston. He was born May 16, 1921 in Clinton, Ark. to the late Obie and Lillian (Godfrey) Cossey. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was then a self-employed farmer before retiring...
Edison Dale Gibbs (07/26/11)
Edison Dale Gibbs, son of the late Edgar and Odessa Stafford Gibbs, was born in Bell City, Mo., on Dec. 22, 1925, and died at his home in Oxly, Mo. on July 24, 2011, at the age of 85. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 30 plus years as a Gunners Mate Chief Master, serving during World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. He worked and retired as maintenance supervisor for Morristown Hamlin Hospital, Morristown, Tenn. Mr. Gibbs was a Mason, Shriner, and Scottish Rite...
Jessie Bilderback (07/26/11)
Jessie Bilderback, daughter of the late Jesse Locke and Arminta Smith Locke was born on May 20, 1920 in Campbell, Mo., and died on July 23, 2011 at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter at the age of 91. Mrs. Bilderback was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter and a resident of Dexter. She loved to sew, cook and taking care of her family...
Louis "Mose" Robinson (07/26/11)
Louis "Mose" Robinson, son of the late Bill and Bertie Kirby Robinson, was born in Idalia, Mo., on March 8, 1920, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Mo., on July 23, 2011, at the age of 91. Mr. Robinson had worked in St. Louis, Mo., at the Krey Packing Co. from 1947 until retiring in 1977. He moved to Bloomfield in 1981 and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
William Eaker (07/23/11)
William Eaker, son of the late Hermel and Ina Fortner Eaker, was born in Parma, Mo., on Jan. 8, 1930, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.,i on July 21, 2011, at the age of 81. Mr. Eaker had lived briefly in St. Louis but had lived most of his life in Bloomfield, Mo. He was a retired carpenter and farmer...
Mary Francis Stevens (07/23/11)
Mary Francis Stevens, daughter of the late George and Gertrude Tucker Bennett, was born in Bloomfield, Mo.,i on Sept. 3, 1928, and died at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg, Mo., on July 22, 2011, at the age of 82. Mrs. Stevens was a long time resident of Bloomfield, Mo., until moving to be closer to her family in the Warrensburg, Mo., area several years ago. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield, Mo...
Vivian G. Hodge (07/22/11)
Vivian Hodge, 90, was born in Advance, Mo., on Oct. 17, 1920, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Arrangements are with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Puxico, Mo.
Dr. Jimmie Lee Rose (07/21/11)
Dr. Jimmie Lee Rose was born in Dexter, Mo., on Feb. 17, 1943, the son of Carl and Elizabeth Rose. He passed away on June 27, 2011, in the Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool, Mo., at the age of 68. Jim is survived by his wife, Vera Harris Rose; his two sons, Tim of Springfield, Mo., and Tod of West Plains, Mo.; a grandson, Satchel; and a granddaughter, Tenera...
Norma Joyce Hartman (07/21/11)
Norma Joyce Hartman, 75, of Gordonville, was born April 8, 1936 in Essex, Mo., the daughter of Roy Everett and Mildred Naomi Trotter Sifford and died at her home on July 19, 2011. Norma was a 1954 graduate of Parma High School. Her interest, when she wasn't busy shopping and finding good deals, was traveling, reading, bird watching, frequenting the theatre and spoiling her grandchildren...
Gladys Lorene Steward (07/15/11)
Gladys Lorene Steward, daughter of the late Fred and Delpha Campbell Cantrell, was born in Thayer, Mo., on April 9, 1927, and died in Dexter on July 13, 2011, at the age of 84. Gladys worked at Senath Nursing Home for 23 years as a CNA, retired in 1993 and moved to Bloomfield. ...
Mary Bessie Woodruff (07/15/11)
Mary Bessie Woodruff, daughter of the late Ira Purcell and Alta Riddle Purcell, was born Feb. 2, 1922 in Dexter and died on July 15, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 89. Mrs. Woodruff was affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church in Dexter, a home maker and a resident of Dexter...
Willis A. Layton (07/14/11)
Willis A. Layton, son of the late Raymond Everett and Mary Alice Merriman Layton, was born in More-house, Mo., on March 1, 1954, and died at his home near Essex, Mo., on July 12, 2011, at the age of 57. Mr. Layton had lived in Texas, spent 15 years in Dexter and lived near Essex, Mo., at the time of his death. He had been an auto mechanic...
Charles H. Long (07/12/11)
Charles H. Long, son of the late Ralph Long and Bertha Penniger Long, was born on Aug. 29, 1922 near Bloom-field, Mo. and died in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter on July 10, 2011 at the age of 88. Mr. Long was a self-employed farmer for many years, retired after 23 years from the United States Post Office as a Mail Carrier in Bloomfield, Mo.; veteran of the United States Army, member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield, and a resident of Dexter, Mo...
Robert L. Stuart (07/12/11)
Robert L. Stuart, son of the late Walter and Roosevelt McGowen Stuart, was born in Stoddard County, Mo., on Dec. 13, 1924, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on July 9, 2011, at the age of 86. He had lived in Dudley, Mo., all his life. ...
Charles Mitchell Jones (07/12/11)
Charles Mitchell Jones, son of the late Archie and Fleeta Waldrup Jones, was born in Sikeston, Mo., on March 12, 1937, and died at the Heritage Gardens Nursing Home in Portageville, Mo., on July 9, 2011, at the age of 74. He had lived in Stoddard County all his life and had lived in Bloomfield, Mo., since 1975. He was retired from Arvin Automotive where he had been a fork lift operator...
Barbara Evelyn (Barker) Davis (07/12/11)
Barbara Evelyn (Barker) Davis died on July 10, 2011. She was born June 25, 1929, the first child of Eugene Clarence and Louise Corlies Barker. She was raised in Stoddard County, Mo. On July 12, 1954, Barbara married James Frank Davis who preceded her in death on Sept. ...
Harold Hartline (07/08/11)
Harold Hartline, son of the late Fred A. Hartline and Emma Parvey Hartline, was born on March 9, 1940 in Bernie, Mo., and died at his residence in Dexter on July 6, 2011, at the age of 71. Mr. Hartline was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a resident of Dexter...
Carolyn Burns (07/07/11)
Carolyn Burns, a resident of Bloomfield, Mo. died on Thursday July 7, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Mo. at the age of 70. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Geneva Kathleen Zengerle Pruitt (07/05/11)
Geneva Kathleen Zengerle Pruitt, daughter of the late James Wyatt Bailey and Lillie Ann Hayes Bailey, was born on Jan. 28, 1918 at Aid, Mo. and died in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter on July 4, 2011 at the age of 93. Pruitt was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a member of the JOY Club at First Baptist Church, a member of the Daughters of The American Revolution, the former owner of Doc's Restaurant at Lake Wappapello and a resident of Dexter...
Floyd Eugene Arthur (07/01/11)
Floyd Eugene Arthur, a resident of Campbell, was born on Jan. 14, 1955, and died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was the son of Mary Denny Arthur-Spencer of Indiana and the late Lemuel Arthur. He attended the Assembly of God Church in Qulin...