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Obituaries from August 2011

Ronald Dean Looney, (08/30/11)
Ronald Dean Looney, 62, son of Juvata Powell Looney, died on Aug. 25, 2011 at his residence in Puxico, Mo. He was born Sept.15, 1948 in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He lived most of his life in Puxico and graduated in the class of 1961. He ran his own lawn care service...
Leon McGarrity (08/30/11)
Leon McGarrity, son of the late Charles and Susan Camilla Caldwell McGarrity, was born in Bentley, Miss., on Oct. 26, 1920, and died at Missouri Southern Health-care in Dexter, Mo., on Aug. 29, 2011, at the age of 90. Leon and his wife moved to Dexter in 1949 and opened Leon's Dexter Queen where they worked until their retirement in 1980...
Larry Eugene Moore Sr. (08/30/11)
Larry Eugene Moore Sr., son of Geraldine Hood Krigbaum of St. Louis and the late Raymond Robert "BOB" Moore was born on Dec. 19, 1953 at St. Louis and died in the St. Louis University Hospital on Aug. 28, 2011 at the age of 57. Mr. Moore was a self-employed auto mechanic and a resident of Dexter...
Jim Mize (08/30/11)
Jim Mize, 71, of Adel, Ga., died Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 at his residence. He was born May 7, 1940, in Morley, Mo., to the late William "Bill" Marcus and Mary Kathryn Irvin Mize. He lived in Florida and Missouri for most of his life, moving to Adel in 2005...
Ray Clinton (08/23/11)
Ray Clinton died Aug. 20, 2011. He was a faithful Christian, devoted husband, loving father, and kind friend. He gave much to this world, and left it a better place. Ray Clinton was born in Plain-ville, Ind., on Nov. 9, 1922 to Daniel Josephus and Lula Clinton...
Lieutenant Colonel G. Dale Shearon (08/23/11)
Lieutenant Colonel G. Dale Shearon, (AUS Retired), son of the late Dewey (Pete) Shearon and Mable Harlan Shearon was born on Sept. 17, 1929, in Gray-ridge, Mo., and died on Aug. 19, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo., at the age of 81...
Paul Cox (08/23/11)
Paul Cox, son of the late Jess Cox and Bertie Edmundson Cox, was born on Feb. 18, 1920 in Puxico, Mo., and died on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo., at the age of 91. Mr. Cox was a member of the Dexter American Legion Post #59, Dexter Masonic Lodge #532, First Baptist Church in Dexter, veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II...
Joe W. Gibbons (08/31/11)
Joe W. Gibbons, a resident of Dexter, died on Aug. 31, 2011 in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter at the age of 83. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Charles Driskill (08/26/11)
Charles Driskill, son of the late Elmer Driskill and Minnie Tucker Driskill, was born on Jan. 14, 1935 in Bragg City, Mo., and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Aug. 25, 2011 at the age of 76. Mr. Driskill was a farmer for many years and a resident on Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Dexter...
Linda Faye Lawrence (08/26/11)
Linda Faye Lawrence, daughter of the late Hugh W. Parks and Mildred Gowan Parks, was born on Nov. 14, 1934, in Horners-ville, Mo., and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 at the age of 76. Mrs. Lawrence was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter and was an educator for 39 years, with 31 of those years in the Richland School District. Mrs. Lawrence was a resident of Dexter...
Linda Lawrence (08/26/11)
Linda Lawrence, a resident of Dexter, died on Aug. 25, 2011 in the Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Homein Dexter.
Charles E. Driskill (08/26/11)
Charles E. Driskill, a resident of Bloomfield, died on Aug. 25, 2011 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 76. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Rita Hunsperger (08/26/11)
Rita Hunsperger, daughter of the late Roma and Ruth Brewer Turner, was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Feb. 13, 1938, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at the age of 73. Arrangements were with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Mo...
Ethel Victoria Crump (08/26/11)
Ethel Victoria Crump, 96, of Reeds Springs, Mo., died on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at the Table Rock Health Center in Kimber-ling City, Mo. Ethel was born on Oct. 29, 1914 in Puxico, Mo., to Silas and Clara Hobbs. She spent many years in the Puxico and Dexter areas before moving to Branson Mo. ...
Pearl Cahow (08/26/11)
Pearl Cahow, daughter of the late Hugh and Sadie Hankins Hester, was born in Tennessee on March 31, 1915, and died at the Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Mo., on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at the age of 96. She had lived in Dexter for the last 40 years. She was of the Baptist Faith...
Edna L. Aslin (08/25/11)
Edna L. Aslin, daughter of the late Frank and Tempie Teague, was born on Sept. 29, 1927, at Clairfield, Tenn., and died on Wed-nesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 83. Survivors include her two sons and daughters-in-law: Tim and Lesa Aslin of Dexter, and Keith and Stacey Aslin of Barnhart, Mo.; and three loving grandchildren, Jennifer Aslin of Dexter, David and Nicholas Aslin of Barnhart. Also surviving is one brother, Charles Teague of Hamilton, Ohio...
Edna Aslin (08/24/11)
Edna Aslin, a resident of Dexter, died on Aug. 24, 2011 in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 83. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Ethel Crump (08/24/11)
Ethel Crump, a former resident of Dexter, died on Aug. 23, 2011 in Kimberling City, Mo. at the age of 96. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Kathleen Dunivan (08/24/11)
Kathleen Dunivan, 59, of Marble Hill, was born March 15, 1952 at St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Leon F. and Mary Elizabeth Schulte Atchison and died on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Kathleen worked for over 23 years as a clerk at the Mingo Job Corp...
Dolores June McConnell Duck (08/20/11)
Dolores June McConnell Duck, 75, died in Avon Park, Fla., on Aug. 14, 2011. She was born in Malden, Mo., on July 27, 1936 to the Reverend Cecil H. and Nancy Sarah (Predeau) McConn-ell. She had lived in Avon Park since 2006 having moved there from Jackson, Mo. She had served as the Executive Director of the General Baptist Women's Ministries and was of the General Baptist faith. Her life's passions were her family, her friends and the work of the kingdom of God...
Mary Clydeen Hofmann (08/20/11)
Mary Clydeen Hofmann, 77, of Poplar Bluff died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Hofmann was born April 8, 1934 in White Oak, Mo. She was of the Baptist faith, and had retired from Crane Insurance Agency. Mrs. Hofmann enjoyed spending time with her family, fishing, gardening, crocheting, reading, taking care of animals and feeding the birds...
Rev. Dale Shearon (08/19/11)
Rev. Dale Shearon, a resident of Dexter, Mo., died on Friday Aug. 19, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Marylyn Ann Hunt (08/19/11)
Marylyn Ann Hunt, daughter of the late Russell Walton and Francis Pearl Martin Walton was born on March 9, 1944 in Philadelphia, Penn., and died on Aug. 17, 2011 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 67. Mrs. Hunt was a homemaker and a member of the Missouri Southern Healthcare Auxiliary. She was a resident of Dexter...
Laurie Ann DeWitt (08/17/11)
Laurie Ann DeWitt, daughter of Jerry Nimmo of Sikeston, Mo. and Margaret Ann Taylor of More-house, Mo. was born on Sept. 25, 1968 in Sikeston and died on Aug. 16, 2011 at her residence in Morehouse at the age of 42. Laurie was a Dental Assistant at Dr. Leible's office in Sikeston, Mo. until September 2009; a member of the Essex Church of Christ in Essex, Mo. and a resident of Morehouse...
Laure DeWitt (08/16/11)
Laure DeWitt, a resident of Morehouse, died Aug. 16, 2011 at her residence in Morehouse. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Thomas Washington Hitt (08/16/11)
Thomas Washington Hitt, 87, of Advance, was born Nov. 1, 1923 in Advance, Mo., the son of Robert and Altha Wiseman Hitt and died on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Thomas was a farmer, a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Cape Girardeau and a veteran of the U. S. Army serving in World War II...
Gladys E. "Betty" Stanley (08/16/11)
Gladys E. "Betty" Stanley, 90, formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Cypress Point in Dexter. Mrs. Stanley was born May 20, 1921 in Knox County, Ind. She was a well-known retired businesswoman in Poplar Bluff for many years. Mrs. Stanley was founder and owner of La Boutique Gift Shop for 20 years; and co-owner and operator of Stanley's Cleaners and Laundry with her spouse, A.W. "Bud" Stanley for 20 years...
Rodney Rockwell Wylde (08/16/11)
Rodney Rockwell Wylde, 95, died early Saturday morning, Aug. 13, 2011, at his home in Kingsport, Tenn. He was born on Oct. 10, 1915 in St. Louis, Mo., to Elmer J. and Clara Wylde. Rodney and Margaret Blevins were married Aug. 31, 1941, in St. Louis, Mo. They were married for 68 years when she preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 2010...
Charlie Eugene Jennings (08/11/11)
Charlie Eugene Jennings, son of the late William Frank Jennings and Vida Chase Jennings, was born on March 30, 1929 and died on Aug. 10, 2011 at the same location that he was born, near Dexter, Mo., at the age of 82. Mr. Jennings was a member of the White Oak General Baptist Church near Bernie and a farmer. ...
A.L. Blair (08/10/11)
A.L. Blair, son of the late John Turner Blair and Myrtle Mae Lynch Blair, was born on April 5, 1938 in Henderson, Tenn., and died at the Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 at the age of 73. Mr. Blair was of the Baptist faith, member of the National Rifle Association, veteran of the United States Army, a self-employed farmer for many years, and a resident of Essex, Mo...
A.L. Blair (08/09/11)
A.L. Blair, a resident of Dexter, Mo., died on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 73. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Larry Schrick (08/09/11)
Larry Schrick, son of the late John Schrick and Anna Putthoff Schrick, was born on Aug. 27, 1915 in Nortonville, Kan., and died on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 95. Arrangements are with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Joe Edward Reinbott (08/06/11)
Joe Edward Reinbott, son of the late Harold W. Reinbott and Eleanor (Lowery) Reinbott, was born Nov. 8, 1937 in Stoddard County, Mo., and died with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer on July 29, 2011 in Salem, Mo., at the age of 73...
Carrie LeBeau (08/04/11)
Carrie LeBeau, daughter of the late James L. Gray and Mary Keaster Gray was born on Nov. 12, 1919 in Kinder, Mo. and died on Aug. 2, 2011 at her residence in Dexter at the age of 91. Mrs. LeBeau was a member of the Kinder General Baptist Church, a home-maker and a resident of Dexter...
Karen L. Illers (08/04/11)
Karen L. Illers, age 58, of Jackson, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 03, 2011 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was born Oct. 21, 1952, in Cape Girar-deau, daughter of Hurshel and Jean Richard-son Camren. She and Mark Illers were married April 19, 1975 at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson...
Carrie LeBeau (08/03/11)
Carrie LeBeau was born on Nov. 12, 1919 and died on Aug. 2, 2011 at her residence in Dexter at the age of 91. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Dorothy Laverne (Murphy) Kinkade (08/02/11)
Dorothy Laverne (Murphy) Kinkade died Saturday, July 30, 2011, at the home of her son Jerry D. Kinkade of Santa Fe, N.M. Mrs. Kinkade was born Dorothy Laverne Murphy on Oct. 11, 1917 in Bernie, Mo. , daughter of John and Mary Murphy. She had three sisters and four brothers and was preceded in death by all but one brother, J.W. Murphy, of Fisk, Mo...
Earl Ray Halterman (08/02/11)
Earl Ray Halterman, 81 died at John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Sunday July 31, 2011 Born March 5, 1930 in New Madrid to the late George and Maggie Mae Odell Halterman, he was a member of the Church of Christ Dexter, had been a millwright for Coupples Manufacturing in St. ...
Conrad Alleman (08/01/11)
Conrad W. Alleman, son of the late Thaddeus Alleman and Lillie Irene Hamilton-Alleman was born on Oct. 17, 1917 in Middle Springs, Penn., and died on July 29, 2011 at Crowley Ridge Care Center at the age of 93. Conrad was united in marriage to Mary Lena Pippin on Dec. 3, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo. She preceded him in death on February 9, 1997. They began their life together in the St. Louis, Mo. area, and moved to Dexter in 1960...