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Obituaries from September 2011

Cherry Elaine Sanders (09/23/11)
Cherry Elaine Sanders, born Aug. 13, 1947, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Joseph A. and Calera Hogue Lopp, died peacefully at her home in St. Charles on Sept. 20, 2011, following her valiant battle with cancer. She was a graduate of Sikeston High School, class of 1965, where she was both a cheerleader and a member of Red Peppers. She was deeply grateful for the marvelous manner in which her classmates rallied around her, despite the distance, in so many ways during her lengthy illness...
Darcy Craig Highton (09/13/11)
Darcy Craig Highton, 42, of Dexter died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada on March 4, 1969. Darcy was Chief Technological Officer for Gill Group, Inc. in Dexter...
William Eugene Shell (09/13/11)
William Eugene Shell, son of the late Willie Shell and Sevia Boling Shell, was born on Jan. 30, 1928 at Dexter and died in the Missouri Southern Health-care in Dexter on Sept.10, 2011 at the age of 83. Mr. Shell was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a former employee of International Hat Factory in Dexter, an electrician and a resident of Dexter...
Donald "Eddie" Mason (09/13/11)
Donald "Eddie" Mason, son of Mildred Arlene Rushin Mason and the late Bobby Lee Mason, was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Aug. 7, 1956, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. on Sept. 10, 2011, at the age of 55. Eddie had lived in the Dexter area most of his life. He was a member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie and was of the Baptist faith...
Leo Tibbs (09/09/11)
Leo Tibbs, son of the late James W. Tibbs and Mary C. Hellums Tibbs was born on Jan. 20, 1919 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. and died on Sept. 8, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. at the age of 92. Mr. Tibbs was the former owner and operator of Hickory House Restaurant for many years in Dexter. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and a resident of Dexter...
Janet Ann Kilbury Knoderer (09/30/11)
Janet Ann Kilbury Knoderer, 84, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 29, 2011 at the LifeCare Center of Cape Girardeau. Janet was born April 28, 1927 in Plain City, Ohio to William Alwood Kilbury and Cleo Whip Kilbury. She was married to Anson Knoderer on June 26, 1949 in Sunbury, Ohio. He survives at the family farm home...
Doyal Leo Duffie (09/29/11)
Doyal Leo Duffie was born on April 6, 1923 in Dexter, Mo. and died on Sept. 27, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Dexter, Mo. at the age of 88. Mr. Duffie was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Dexter, Mo., a Veteran of the United States Army serving in WW II and a resident of Dexter...
Doyal Duffie (09/28/11)
Doyal Duffie, 88, a resident of Dexter, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Carl Smith (09/28/11)
Carl Smith, son of the late Oliver Smith and Mary Frances Wilson Smith was born on Sept. 11, 1931 in Palmer, Ark. and died on Sept. 26, 2011 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. at the age of 80. Mr. Smith was a retired farmer and a resident of Dexter...
Janice E. Jackson (09/28/11)
Janice E. Jackson, daughter of the late Jolly Warren and Lola Rice Warren was born on April 7, 1943 in Bernie, Mo. and died on Sept. 27, 2011 at the Land-mark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. at the age of 68. Mrs. Jackson was a former teacher at the Dexter Head Start for 34 years, a member of the Bernie Church of Christ, and a resident of rural Dexter...
Cynthia Jean Featherston (09/28/11)
Cynthia Jean Featherston died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. Cynthia, 50, of Jacksonville, Ark. was born Dec. 24, 1961 in San Diego, Calif. Cynthia graduated in 1979 from Dexter High School in Dexter, Mo. and later attended Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo. where she received her Nursing degree. She worked at local hospitals as an RN and home health care for 20 years in Poplar Bluff. She is entering a new journey of life with Jesus and her loved ones that preceded her...
Carl Smith (09/27/11)
Carl Smith, 80, a resident of Dexter, died on Sept. 26, 2011 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Janice Jackson (09/27/11)
Janice Jackson, 68, a resident of Dexter, died on Sept. 27, 2011 at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
William Earl Vieth (09/27/11)
Willie Earl Vieth, 97, of Bernie, Mo. died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo. Mr. Vieth was born Jan. 25, 1914 in St. Louis, Mo. He moved to the Bernie area in 1925 and resided there all of his life. He was a farmer and was a member of White Oak Grove General Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon since Sept. 1, 1950. He presently was an honorary deacon. Mr. Vieth had formerly served in the National Guard and had served on the Bernie School Board...
Mary Ellen Dudley (09/27/11)
Mary Ellen Dudley, daughter of Frances Turasky Doud of Springfield, Ill. and the late Joseph James Doud, was born on April 24, 1943 in Spring-field, Ill. and died on Sept. 25, 2011 at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 68...
Billy Joe Blevins (09/20/11)
Billy Joe Blevins, age 84, of Pontiac, Mich., formerly of Dexter, died on Sat., Sept. 17, 2011, at home with his family at his side. Bill was born in Dexter and went to Mich-igan in the 1950s. Velma and Bill Blevins were married Nov. 21, 1970 at the Church of Christ in Pontiac, Mich. and she survives at their home...
Arvella Velores Stout Totten (09/20/11)
Arvella Velores Stout Totten, daughter of the late Melvin Freeman Stout and Audria Mildred Jones Stout was born on May 14, 1922 in Williamson County, Ill. and died in the White River Medical Center at Batesville, Ark. on Sept. 17, 2011 at the age of 89...
Marilou Payne (09/20/11)
Marilou Payne, daughter of Maxine Goode Simmons and the late William T. Simmons was born in Parma, Mo. on Aug. 31, 1939, and died at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. on Sept. 16, 2011, at the age of 72. She had lived in Parma, Mo. most of her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma, and had worked in home health as a nurse's aid...
John Wesley Wiley (09/16/11)
John Wesley Wiley, son of John Thurman Wiley and Sandra McTurnan, was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo. on May 28, 1987, and died near Puxico, Mo. on Sept. 15, 2011, at the age of 24. Mr. Wiley worked at the Faurecia Company in Dexter, Mo. He had lived in Puxico all of his life...
Corey "Petey" August Martin (09/15/11)
Corey "Petey" August Martin, was born on Aug. 21, 1977 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. and died on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at his Dexter home at the age of 34. Corey is survived by his parents, Ron and Elvena Martin of Dexter, Mo.; by one brother, Ron Martin Jr. and his wife, Nicky, of Puxico, Mo.; and by three nephews, Ben Martin of Stillwater, Okla., Nathan Martin of Puxico, Mo., and Brandon Coleman of Advance, Mo...
Ruth Crow (09/15/11)
Ruth Crow a resident of Dexter, Mo. died on Sept. 14, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 96. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Patricia Gutierrez (09/15/11)
Patricia Gutierrez, daughter of the late John Weston Morefield and Mary Tuttle Morefield, was born on Oct. 7, 1945 in St. Louis, Mo. and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 at the age of 65. Ms. Gutierrez was a former administrative assistant at the Diamonds Insurance Company in Los Angeles, Calif. and a resident of Dexter...
Norman Harold Cate, Jr. (Harold) (09/14/11)
Norman Harold Cate, Jr. (Harold), 56, of Scott City, Mo. and formerly of Bloomfield, died at home on Sept. 8, 2011, after suffering from throat cancer. Harold was born at Forbes Air Force Base, Topeka, Kan, on Sept. 24, 1954. After spending his childhood in England, California, Tennessee and Missouri, he graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1972 where he played saxophone in the marching band...
Corey Martin (09/14/11)
Corey Martin, a resident of Dexter, Mo. died on Tuesday morning, Sept. 13, 2011 in Dexter at the age of 34. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Elizabeth Rice (09/08/11)
Elizabeth Rice, a former resident of Bernie, Mo. died on Wednesday Sept. 7, 2011 at the Malden Nursing Center in Malden, Mo. at the age of 94. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie...
Leo Tibbs (09/08/11)
Leo Tibbs, a resident of Dexter, Mo. died on Thursday morning Sept. 8, 2011 at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 92. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Flora Louise Hodge (09/08/11)
Flora Louise Hodge, daughter of the late George and Orpha Leon Cookson Stovall, was born in Puxico, Mo. on Jan. 17, 1928, and died at her home in Puxico, Mo. on Sept. 6, 2011, at the age of 83. Mrs. Hodge was a lifelong resident of the Puxico area. She was a faithful member of the Egypt Community Church. She loved painting and gardening. She worked for many years as a store clerk at Cliff's Markets and as a cook for Puxico Public Schools...
Dale Hudgens, Sr. (09/07/11)
Dale Hudgens, Sr., son of the late Hubert William and Ruby Emma Sadler Hudgens, was born in Charter Oak, Mo. on Nov. 21, 1943, and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Mo. on Sept. 6, 2011, at the age of 67. Mr. Hudgens had lived his entire life in the Bloomfield and Puxico area...
Alvin Temples, Jr. (09/07/11)
Alvin Temples, Jr., son of Cinda Miller Temples of Dexter, Mo. and the late Alvin (Jim) Temples Sr., was born on Jan. 8, 1953 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. and died on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 at his residence in Dexter at the age of 58. Mr. Temples attended Mt.. Calvary in Poplar Bluff, Mo. and was an employee of International Soils Consultants, and was a resident of Dexter...
Mary Ward Rhodes (09/07/11)
Mary Ward Rhodes, 94, of Advance, was born May 22, 1917 at Zalma, Mo., the daughter of Oscar Cleavland and Eliza Ellen Bess Ward, and died Aug. 31, 2011 at the Advance Nursing Center. Mary had been a school teacher for 31 years. She was a member of the Advance United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star and a past Matron. She was also a trained Hospice volunteer...
Brenda Collins (09/06/11)
Brenda Collins, daughter of the late Joseph Earnest Lloyd Carter and Edith Cates Carter, was born on June 21, 1945 at Bernie and died in her residence at Dexter on Sept. 3, 2011 at the age of 66. Mrs. Collins was non-denominational, loved her Lord and truly meant it when she told people to "have a blessed day". She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister...
Alvin Temples Jr (09/06/11)
Alvin Temples Jr., a resident of Dexter, Mo., died on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 at his residence in Dexter at the age of 58 years. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Virginia Lutes (09/03/11)
Virginia Lutes, daughter of the late Will Sylvester and Ada A. Killbreath Moore, was born in Hornersville, Mo. on Jan. 24, 1929, and died at the Poplar Bluff Region Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Sept. 2, 2011 at the age of 82. She had lived most her life in the Dexter area. She was of the Pentecostal faith...
Bobby Dean Horn, Sr. (09/02/11)
Bobby Dean Horn, Sr., son of the late Jesse A. and Alie Egans Horn, Sr., was born in Strawberry, Ark. on Aug. 23, 1943, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Missouri on Aug. 31, 2011, at the age of 68. Mr. Horn had lived most of his life in the Dexter, Mo. area and was a truck driver...
Joe W. Gibbons (09/01/11)
Joe W. Gibbons, son of the late Charles Franklin Gibbons and Oma Usrey Gibbons was born on Oct. 24, 1927 at Greenville, Mo. and died in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center on Aug. 31, 2011 at the age of 83. Mr. Gibbons was a member of the Dexter Church Of Christ, a veteran of the United States Army, and an educator for 41 years. ...