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Obituaries from May 2012

Thomas H. Young (05/31/12)
Thomas H. Young, son of the late Samual M. Young and Grace London Young, was born on June 28, 1925, in Fred-ericktown, Mo., and died on May 29, 2012, at the Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 86. Mr. Young graduated from Randles High School, Cape Business College and later attended Washington University in St. Louis where he studied Personnel Manage-ment and Labor Law...
Ava Faith Wilkerson (05/22/12)
Ava Faith Wilkerson died May 18, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. White-Sanders Funeral Home in Fisk is in charge of arrangements.
Stella Dean Gosnell (05/22/12)
Stella Dean Gosnell, daughter of the late James Walton Beavers, Sr. and Clara B. Baugher Beavers, was born in Catron, Mo., on Feb. 8, 1927, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo., on May 17, 2012, at the age of 85. She had lived in Morehouse, Mo. most of her life. She was of the Missionary Baptist faith. She had worked for the Daily Standard News-paper in Sikeston, Mo...
Ada G. Julian Clay (05/22/12)
Ada G. Julian Clay, age 73, died Thursday, May 17, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Guy and Hazel Julian of Gray Ridge, Mo. She was married to Wilhoit Clay. He preceded her in death. She is survived by two children, Bradford (Claire) Clay of Wildwood, Mo., and Julian (Theresa) Clay of New Albany, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Ashley Gipe, Melissa, Shelly, Sarah, Caleb, Phoebe, and Gabe Clay; and one great-grandchild, Bailey Hollis...
James Wesley Rodebush (05/22/12)
James Wesley Rodebush, son of James "Jim" Rodebush and Judy (Nichols) Deffendall, was born Aug.4, 1969, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and died on May 17, 2012, at his cabin in Van Buren, Mo., at the age of 42. Wesley had lived in Dexter, Mo., for the past year, but his hometown was Van Buren. ...
Murrell L. Duffie (05/17/12)
Murrell L. Duffie, son of the late John Loren and Madeline Duffie, was born in Dexter, Mo., Nov. 26, 1924, and died on May 12, 2012, at the V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., at the age of 87. Mr. Duffie entered the service during World War II and was a U.S. Navy Corps-man serving with the U. S. Marines. He was wounded at Iwo Jima and received the Purple Heart...
Sarah Marie Mossman (05/16/12)
Sarah Marie Mossman, daughter of the late Douglas Estes and Nancy Cowan Estes, was born on Jan. 2, 1925, in Bernie and died in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter on May 15, 2012, at the age of 86. She was united in marriage to Cleo Mossman on March 5, 1943, in Dexter. Mr. Mossman preceded her in death on November 15, 2001...
Thomas H. Young (05/31/12)
Thomas H. Young, son of the late Samual M. Young and Grace London Young, was born on June 28, 1925, in Fred-ericktown, Mo., and died on May 29, 2012, at the Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 86. Mr. Young graduated from Randles High School, Cape Business College and later attended Washington University in St. Louis where he studied Personnel Manage-ment and Labor Law...
Truman F. Waldrup (05/30/12)
Truman F. Waldrup, 88, of Cape Girardeau entered Heaven's gates on Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau . He was born May 5, 1924, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Alvin Chester and Lulu Vesta Ni-swonger Waldrup. He and Esther Shirrell were married June 20, 1948, at First Church of God in Cape Girardeau, with the bride's grandfather, J. H. Shirrell, officiating...
Imogene Manes (05/29/12)
Imogene Manes, daughter of the late Lawrence King and Gertrude Mitchell King, was born on Aug. 20, 1922, in Powhatan, Ark., and died on May 27, 2012, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau at the age of 89. Mrs. Manes was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a cook in the Richland School District and a resident of Dexter. She loved gardening and tending to her flowers...
Ruby Latham (05/29/12)
Ruby Latham, 91, died on May 25, 2012, in Dexter. Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence C. Taylor (05/29/12)
Clarence C. Taylor, son of the late Harry and Isa Link Taylor, was born Nov. 17, 1914, in Bloomfield, Mo., and died May 25, 2012, in Bloomfield at the age of 97. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Taylor; his sister, Blanche Howard; and his three brothers, Howard, Vernon, and Jimmie Taylor...
Clarence Taylor (05/26/12)
Clarence C. Taylor, son of the late Harry and Isa Link Taylor, was born November 17, 1914, in Bloomfield, Missouri and died May 25, 2012, in Bloomfield, Missouri, at the age of 97 years, 6 months, and 8 days. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Taylor, his sister, Blanche Howard, and his three brothers, Howard, Vernon, and Jimmie Taylor...
Leroy Armbruster (05/26/12)
Leroy Armbruster, Sr., former resident of Bernie, died at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, on May 25, 2012. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield in charge of all arrangements.
Thomas (Tom) Wayne Edwards (05/25/12)
Thomas (Tom) Wayne Edwards, formerly of Dexter, son of the late Eugene Edwards and Shirley Edwards of Dexter, was born Jan. 21, 1956, and died on May 23, 2012, at his residence in Salem, Mo. at the age of 56. Survivors include his wife, Kelley Smith Edwards of Salem; his mother, Shirley Edwards of Dexter; two daughters, Stephanie Edwards of Salem and Sara (Edwards) Sutter of Cape Girardeau; two sons, Charles Alex and Jonathan Buck Edwards of Salem; three sisters, Karen Wright of Mexico, Mo., Joy Ward of Dexter and Brenda Watson of Dothan, Ala.; one brother, Jackie Roark of McDougal, Ark.; four grandchildren and a host of family and friends.. ...
John Howard Sontheimer (05/25/12)
John Howard Sont-heimer, 87, died on May 23, 2012. He was a native of St. Joseph, Mo., and a resident of Schrie-ver, La., before his death. He was the founder and owner of SONOCO-Sont-heimer Offshore/Catering Company. Mr. Sontheimer is survived by his wife, Diane Wilson Sontheimer; three sons, Dr. ...
Kevin Nabb (05/25/12)
Kevin Nabb, son of Dale and Jackie Barrett Nabb, and grandson of May Barrett, died May 16, 2012, in Gainsville, Ga. Services were held in Georgia.
Charles Evertt Campbell (05/19/12)
Charles Evertt Campbell, son of the late James Cleveland and Talitha Jane White Campbell, was born in Painton, Mo. on Oct. 24, 1924, and died at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo. on May 17, 2012, at the age of 87. Mr. Campbell had lived in the areas of Essex and Dexter, Mo. He had worked as a truck driver most of his life in Indiana and Michigan. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and had attended the Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church in Dexter...
Stella Dean Gosnell (05/19/12)
Stella Dean Gosnell Stella Dean Gosnell, daughter of the late James Walton Beavers, Sr. and Clara B. Baugher Beavers, was born in Catron, Mo. on Feb. 8, 1927, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. on May 17, 2012, at the age of 85...
William Andrew Bridgeman (05/18/12)
William Andrew Bridgeman, son of the late Andrew Bridgeman and Anna Bridgeman, was born April 6, 1925, in Glennon, Mo., and died Monday, May 14, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. He had lived in Essex the past six years and had formerly lived in Germany, Arizona, and Virginia. He retired from the U.S. Army...
William Andrew Bridgeman (05/17/12)
William Andrew Bridgeman, son of the late Andrew Bridgeman and Anna Bridgeman, was born April 6, 1925, in Glennon, Mo., and died Monday, May 14, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. He had lived in Essex the past six years and had formerly lived in Germany, Arizona, and Virginia. He retired from the US Army...
Etter "Maxine" Beasley Hochart (05/15/12)
Etter "Maxine" Beasley Hochart, daughter of the late George M. and Velma Leona Ashbey Thomp-son, was born in Booneville, Miss., on June 16, 1926, and died at her home in Dexter, Mo., on May 13, 2012, at the age of 85. Mrs. Hochart had lived in Dexter, Mo., all of her life. She was of the Pentecost faith...
Lucille Evans (05/15/12)
Lucille Evans, daughter of the late F.C. Dodd and Mammie Garner Dodd, was born on March 3, 1922, in Dexter, Mo., and died on May 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 90. Mrs. Evans was a homemaker and a resident of Dudley. On Feb. 20, 1945, she was united in marriage to Carl Evans in Malden, Mo...
Paul E. Cunningham (05/15/12)
Paul E. Cunningham, son of the late Asa and Pearl Reynolds Cunning-ham, was born near Parma, Mo., on April 5, 1929, and died at his home in Sike-ston, Mo., on May 13, 2012, at the age of 83. Mr. Cunningham moved to Parma in 1972, and moved to Sikeston four years ago...
James C. Ramsey (05/15/12)
James C. Ramsey, 86, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Friday, May 11, 2012, at his home. He was born June 9, 1925, in Cape Girard-eau County, Mo., to John Clyde and Lillian Ella Statler Ramsey. He and Betty Lou Chapman were married May 25, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Joy Renee Stratman (05/15/12)
Joy Renee (Smith) Stratman, 54, of Topeka, Kan., died on Saturday, May 12, 2012, following an eight-year battle with cancer. She was born on Dec. 25, 1957, in Cape Girar-deau, Mo., the daughter of James D. and Louella (Beaird) Smith. Joy was a graduate of Washburn University. She was employed as a CPA for Cummins & Coffman CPA, and she was co-owner of the Qdoba Mexican Grill in Topeka, Kan...
Ale Clifford Cato (05/11/12)
Ale Clifford Cato, 86, a resident of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died at The Chateau Girardeau on Thursday, May 10, 2012. He was born on July 9, 1925, at Green-briar, Mo., to Lewis Wesley and Valley Mae Cato. He was united in marriage to Betty Eleanor Croy on June 10, 1946; she preceeded him in death on Mar. 30, 2008. He later married Virginia Parker...
John D. Hartline (05/09/12)
John D. Hartline, son of the late Fred Hartline and Emma Pavey Hartline, was born on Jan. 7, 1942, at Bernie and died at his residence in Dexter on May 8, 2012, at the age of 70. Mr. Hartline was of the Baptist faith, a former Union carpenter in Flint, Mich., a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and a resident of Dexter...
Mack Creed Jones (05/08/12)
Mack Creed Jones, son of the late Elmer Louis Jones and Emma Louise McAllister Jones, of Malden, was born Aug. 17, 1953, in Gideon, Mo., and died May 5, 2012, in the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark., at the age of 57. He had been a car salesman for approximately 35 years, with 11 years at Glen Sain of Kennett. ...
Joyce Ann Henry (05/04/12)
Joyce Ann Henry, former resident of Dexter, was born July 2, 1939, in St. Louis, Mo., and died on May 2, 2012, in Ellisville, Mo. Mrs. Henry was married to Ed Henry. He survives at their home. She was the mother to three children, Deb (Tom) Ramsey, Dean (Cathy) Henry, and Bob (Patsy) Henry, and had seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was a dear aunt, cousin, and friend to many...
Charlie James Rimel (05/03/12)
Charlie James Rimel, 75, of Dexter, Mo., died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Rimel, the son of the late Jacob L. and Lucille (McDowell) Rimel was born March 6, 1939, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Mr. Rimel was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Dexter, Mo., a retired lineman for Ameren, and a U.S. Navy veteran. Mr. Rimel was active in the United Methodist Men, past president of the Dexter Lions Club and University of Missouri Agricultural Extension Council...
Loyd Jarrett, Jr. (05/04/12)
Loyd Jarrett, Jr., son of Lloyd Jarrett, Sr. of Pyletown, Mo., and Diana L. Metcalf of Bloomfield, Mo., was born on Oct. 17, 1979, in Dexter, Mo., and died on May 2, 2012, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 32...
Pauline Bean (05/03/12)
Pauline Bean, daughter of the late John and Roxie Sifford Cranick, was born on Oct. 9, 1910, in Scott County, Mo. and died on April 28, 2012, at Oak Tree Villas in Jefferson City, Mo. at the age of 101. Mrs. Bean was a homemaker and mother to her children all her life. She was a member of Richwoods Methodist Church in Scott County until moving to Jefferson City when health issues prevented her active participation in church life...
Loyd Jarrett Jr (05/03/12)
Loyd Jarrett Jr was born on Oct. 17, 1979, and died on May 2, 2012 at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at the age of 32. Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Linda Faye Schroeder (05/01/12)
Linda Faye Schroeder, daughter of the late Herman Liggett and Iva Workman Liggett, was born on Aug. 18,1939, in Bell City and died in the Wilshire at Lakewood Care Center in Lee's Summit on April 20, 2012, at the age of 72. Mrs. Schroeder was a homemaker and resident of Lee's Summit, and was formerly of Dexter...
Katherine Boyt (05/01/12)
Katherine Boyt, daughter of the late Claude Matthews and Hattie Lee Matthews, was born on Aug. 8, 1921, in Hornersville, Mo., and died on April 29, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston at the age of 90. Mrs. Boyt was the owner and operator of Kay Beauty Shop where she worked as a beautician. She was the second longest living member of the Dexter First United Methodist Church...
Bobie Lee Beck (05/01/12)
Bobie Lee Beck, son of the late Robert Lee Beck and Ruby Ramsey Beck, was born on Nov. 15, 1943, in Flint, Mich., and died on April 27, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 68. Mr. Beck was a former factory worker for many years and a resident of Bernie...