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Obituaries from June 2012

LeRoy Callanan (06/26/12)
LeRoy Callanan 65, of Diehlstadht, formerly of Chicago, Ill., died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Nunnelee Funeral Home at Sikeston is handling arangments. No service is scheduled at this time.
Beunah Hutchcraft (06/26/12)
Beunah Hutchcraft, a resident of Dexter, Mo. died on Monday, June 25, 2012, at the age of 90. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lyman Jerry "Nub" Jines (06/26/12)
Lyman Jerry "Nub" Jines, son of the late Lyman Lloyd Jines and Cora Mae Knight Jines, was born on March 5, 1934, in Sikeston, Mo., and died on June 24, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 78. Mr. Jines was a veteran of the United States Army, where he was deployed to Korea shortly after the Korean War began. He enjoyed fishing and old western movies. He was a resident of Dexter...
Carol Adams (06/22/12)
Carol Adams, 69, of Dexter, Mo., died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Adams was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Fisk, Mo. She had lived at Dexter for 15 years and had worked at Tyson Foods and Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center. Survivors include her mother, Helen Hufstedler of Dexter; one son, Charles Edward Adams of Dexter; four brothers, Danny Tippen of Dexter, Tom Tippen and John Tippen, both of Poplar Bluff, and David Tippen of Wappapello; two sisters, Joyce Huggins of Corning, Ark., and Lois Orr of Norman, Okla.; three grandchildren, John Lopez and fiancée Angela Helton, Brittany March, and Joseph Lopez; and five great-grandchildren, Tyler Lopez, Jaycie March, Kaylei Adams, Kiana Lopez, and Joey Lopez, Jr.. ...
Joseph Geuin (06/21/12)
Joseph Geuin, son of the late Marvin Credale Geuin and Lois Lavina Simpkins, was born on Jan. 3, 1956 in De Ridder, La., and died on June 19, 2012, at his residence in Dexter at the age of 56. Mr. Geuin was a pastor, and was affiliated with United Pentecostal Church, where he was a member of the Ministerial Alliance for 39 years. He was the senior pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter...
Charles Edward Powers, Sr. (06/20/12)
Charles Edward Powers, Sr., son of the late Virgil Powers and Minnie Wiggs Powers, was born April 29, 1940, in Augusta, Ark., and died June 16, 2012, in Wappapello, Mo., at the age of 72. Charles was a retired Missouri State Highway Trooper in Troop E. He later worked for Holloway Distributors in Puxico, Mo. He was a 32nd degree Mason, Shriner, and a member of the Wappapello Eagles. He graduated from Steele High School Class of 1961...
Jerry Lee Seabaugh (06/19/12)
Jerry Lee Seabaugh of Dexter, Mo., son of the late Truman Dayton Seabaugh and Wilma IVD Crites Seabaugh, was born on Oct. 8, 1947, in Scopus, Mo. He died on June 18, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 64. Jerry was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church of Dexter, Mo., an active member of the Kenady-Hanks American Legion Post 59 (served as the Comman-der from 2007-2009), and retired from the United States Army National Guard - Master Sergeant (E8). ...
Carol Ann Crowe (06/19/12)
Carol Ann Crowe, daughter of the late Cecil and Mildred E. Patterson Crowe, was born in Idalia, Mo., on Oct. 1, 1940, and died at the St. John's Mercy Villa Nursing Center in Springfield, Mo., on June 15, 2012, at the age of 71. She had lived in the Dexter, Mo., area most of her life and had resided for the past few years in Springfield, Mo...
Reva Medlin (06/19/12)
Reva Medlin, daughter of the late Ralph Beaird and Cassie Onedia Murphy Beaird, was born on Feb. 8, 1929, in Bernie and died in the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on June 16, 2012, at the age of 83. Mrs. Medlin was a former line worker for the Rexall Factory. She was later employed by Dr. Bess in Malden from 1995-2011 as a secretary, and she was a resident of Bernie...
Donald H. Adams (06/19/12)
Donald H. Adams, son of the late Joe and Edna (Hope) Adams, formerly of Barnhart Mo., was born Aug. 3, 1929, in Detroit, Mich., and died June 17, 2012, at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Festus, Mo., at the age of 83. On Aug. 7, 1954, he was married to Norma (Garner) Adams in Hernando, Miss. Mrs. Adams survives...
Mary Doretta Hare (06/30/12)
Mary Doretta Hare, daughter of the late John Wooley and Rose Holmes Wooley, was born on June 25, 1924, in Rockview, Mo. and died on June 28, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 88. Mrs. Hare had been a member of the Harvest Assembly Church in Essex since 1959. She was a homemaker and a resident of Essex...
Paul A. Dees (06/29/12)
Paul A. Dees, son of the late Rev. Phillip Arthur and Josie Gertrude Myers Dees, was born in Perkins, Mo. on July 6, 1937, and died at the Heritage Gardens of Senath Nursing Home in Senath, Mo. on June 27, 2012, at the age of 74. He had lived all his life in Dexter, Mo. He was a member of the Gospel Assembly of God Church and the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge...
Russ Busby (06/28/12)
Russ Busby, 49, of Dexter, Mo., died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Busby was born June 23, 1963, in Altus, Okla., and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Dexter. He previously owned and operated a drywall and insulation business in Dexter, and was a former rural mail carrier in Doniphan, Mo...
Russ Busby (06/27/12)
Russ Busby, 49, of Dexter, Mo. died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at his residence. Cotrell Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff is in charge of arrangements. A complete obituary will appear in tomorrow's Daily Statesman.
Iva Celeste Holden (06/27/12)
Iva Celeste Holden, daughter of the late Hershell M. Yates and Geneva Mondy Yates was born on Sept. 10, 1929, in Rombauer, Mo. and died on June 26, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Home in Dexter at the age of 82 . Mrs. Holden was a resident of Dexter and attended the First Baptist Church in Dexter. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother...
Buenah Hutchcraft (06/27/12)
Beunah Hutchcraft, daughter of the late Sherman and Carrie Pendergrass Pippins, was born on April 26, 1922, in Bernie and died on Monday, June 25th, 2012, in the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 90. Mrs. Hutchcraft was a member of the First Christian Church in Dexter. She worked as a housekeeper at Doctor's Hospital in Poplar Bluff and as a sales clerk at Stovall's Department Store in Dexter. She was also a resident of Dexter...
Charles Edward Powers, Sr. (06/19/12)
Charles Edward Powers, Sr., son of the late Virgil Powers and Minnie Wiggs Powers, was born April 29, 1940, in Augusta, Ark., and died June 16, 2012 in Wappapello, Mo., at the age of 72. Charles was a retired Missouri State Highway Trooper in Troop E. He later worked for Holloway Distributors in Puxico, Mo. He was a 32nd degree Mason, Shriner, and a member of the Wappapello Eagles. He graduated from Steele High School Class of 1961...
Clara Litzler (06/16/12)
Clara Litzler, daughter of the late Thomas Parkinson and Bernice Johnson Parkinson, was born on Oct. 13, 1926 at Essex and died in the Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview, Texas on June 15, 2012 at the age of 85. Mrs. Litzler was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, a home-maker, a resident of Longview, Texas formerly of Dexter...
Reva Medlin (06/17/12)
Reva Medlin, daughter of the late Ralph Beaird and Cassie Onedia Murphy Beaird was born on February 8, 1929 at Bernie and died in the Saint Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on June 16, 2012 at the age of 83. Mrs. Medlin was a former line worker for the Rexall Factory, she was then employed by Dr. Bess in Malden from 1995-2011 as a secretary and she was a resident of Bernie...
Carol Ann Crowe (06/17/12)
Carol Ann Crowe, daughter of the late Cecil and Mildred E. Patterson Crowe, was born in Idalia, Missouri on October 1, 1940, and died at the St. John's Mercy Villa Nursing Center in Springfield, Missouri on June 15, 2012, at the age of 71. She had lived in Dexter, Missouri area most of her life and has resided the past few years in Springfield, Missouri...
Bessie Mae Wilson (06/14/12)
Bessie Mae Wilson, daughter of the late James William Lane and Bessie King Lane, was born on Feb.1, 1922, in Harrisburg, Ark., and died on June 13, 2012, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter at the age of 90. Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Liberty Hill General Baptist Church in Aid. She was a home-maker who loved taking care of her children...
Bobby Gene Dennis (06/14/12)
Bobby Gene Dennis, son of the late Mable Fisher Dennis Seeker and Fred Bradford Dennis was born on April 6, 1933, at Williams-ville, Mo., and died in the Missouri Veteran's Home at Cape Girardeau on June 11, 2012, at the age of 79. Mr. Dennis was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield, a former welder/pipefitter with Little Rock Union Hall #155, a veteran of the United States Air Force, a member of the Poplar Bluff Masonic Lodge #209, Bloomfield Chapter Order of Eastern Star #385 and a resident of Bloomfield.. ...
Delores June McClain (06/14/12)
Delores June McClain was born in Lowellville, Ohio on June 15, 1936, and died at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Mo., June 9, 2012, at the age of 75. In 1955 she married Donald Miller, and they had three children. She later married Earl "Jack" McClain on April 18, 1974. He preceeded her in death in 1998...
Georgia Lucille Whittenberg (06/14/12)
Georgia Lucille Whittenberg, daughter of the late Stephen Whittenberg and Edith Skaggs Whittenberg, was born on Nov. 1, 1919, in Bertrand, Mo., and died in the Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at the age of 92...
Karen Lynn Stephens (06/14/12)
Karen Lynn Stephens, 50, of Advance, Mo., died June 12, 2012, at her home. She was born March 23, 1962, in Chaffee, Mo., the daughter of Edsel and Marie Tally Cooper. Karen owned and operated Annie-Em's in downtown Cape Girardeau. She had been a teacher and...
Douglas Ray Mansfield (06/13/12)
Douglas Ray Mansfield, age 64, was born Feb. 24, 1948, and died at his home in Pacific, Mo., on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, of a sudden heart attack. Doug is survived by his wife Judy, his parents, Neal and Christine Mansfield, and sister Donna, of Dudley, Mo.; a daughter Lisa and son-in-law Steve Lucy of New Madrid, Mo.; two sons, David of Pacific, Mo., and Russell and daughter-in-law Stephanie of Wentzville, Mo.; and one granddaughter, Madison...
Douglas Ray Mansfield (06/12/12)
Douglas Ray Mansfield, age 64 was born Feb. 24, 1948 and died at his home in Pacific, Mo., on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 of a sudden heart attack. Doug is survived by his wife Judy. His parents, Neal and Christine Mansfield and sister Donna, of Dudley, Mo. A daughter, Lisa and son-in-law Steve Lucy of New Madrid, Mo., two sons, David of Pacific, Mo., and Russell and daughter-in-law Stephanie of Wentzville, Mo. One granddaughter Madison. Doug also had a large extended family and many friends...
Martha Stause (06/12/12)
Martha Stause, daughter of the late Marcus Bader and Margaret Stuever Bader, was born on July 13, 1945, in Dexter, Mo., and died on June 10, 2012, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 66. Mrs. Stause was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, was a former employee of Purolator Product in Dexter for 17 years, and was currently employed at Gregory's Creations for the past eight years...
Robert "Bo" Aslin, Jr. (06/11/12)
Robert "Bo" Aslin, Jr., son of Robert "Bobby", Sr. and Donna Duncan Aslin, was born on March 11, 1983, in Dexter, Mo and died in Illinois, on June 9, 2012, at the age of 29. Bo had lived in Bloomfield most of his life having lived a short time in Texas and Cape Girardeau. ...
Leeon Sugg (06/08/12)
Leeon Sugg, son of the late Daniel Lee and Gladys Mae Marlin Sugg, was born in Sikeston, Mo., on April 16, 1945, and died at his home in Dexter, Mo., on June 7, 2012, at the age of 67. He lived in the Sikeston area before moving to Dexter three years ago. He and his wife Sandra served as foster parents to many children for over 20 years. He owned and operated his own auto body repair shop for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Morehouse Assembly of God Church...
Ruth McClelland Edwards (06/06/12)
Ruth McClelland Edwards died May 29, 2012, while vacationing in Eureka Springs, Ark. Born Sept. 10, 1909, to Robert and Mary McClelland of Brook-field, Mo., she was a lifelong resident of Missouri, spending many years in Brook-field, Bloomfield, and Lake of the Ozarks...
Frank Moore (06/05/12)
Frank Moore, son of the late James William Moore and Kate Adell Sprinkle Moore was born on Aug. 2,1946 at Pyletown, Mo., and died in the Landmark Hospital at Cape Girardeau on June 1, 2012 at the age of 65. Mr. Moore was a former truck driver for Safety Klean...
Clara Marie Wempe Boan (06/05/12)
Clara Marie Wempe Boan, age 90, passed away peacefully with her husband, James Boan, at her bedside in Chesterfield, Mo., on June 1, 2012. Mrs. Boan was born Oct. 28, 1921, in West Frankfort, Kan., to August and Anna (Lorson) Wempe. She married James O. Boan on August 28, 1950 in Lincoln, Neb...
Ruth Ann Barker (06/05/12)
Ruth Ann Barker of Dudley, Mo., died Saturday, June 2, 2012, at her residence. White-Sanders Funeral Home in Fisk, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Frank Moore (06/04/12)
Frank Moore, son of the late James William Moore and Kate Adell Sprinkle Moore was born on Aug. 2,1946 at Pyletown, Mo., and died in the Landmark Hospital at Cape Girardeau on June 1, 2012 at the age of 65. Mr. Moore was a former truck driver for Safety Klean...
Vera Belle Baker (06/02/12)
Vera Belle Baker, daughter of the late Reben and Zana Gaines Craft, was born on Oct. 2, 1924, in Bernie, Mo. and died at the Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, Fla. on May 31, 2012, at the age of 87. Vera had been a long time resident of Bloomfield and Dexter before moving to Florida several years ago. She was employed for over 30 years with the Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield, Mo...
Ranley William Harris (06/02/12)
Ranley William Harris, son of Velma Phillips Harris of Dexter and the late Johnny Ranley Harris was born on May 15, 1954 at Hayti and died at Cumming, Ga. on May 31, 2012, at the age of 58. Harris was a truck driver, a resident of Gainesville, Ga. and a former resident of Dexter...
Melba Jean (Stevenson) Ruhl (06/01/12)
Melba Jean (Stevenson) Ruhl, 72, of Springfield, Ill., died May 29, 2012, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill. She was born Oct. 31, 1939, in Greenbrier, Mo., the daughter of Wilbur and Elsie Crites Robins. She was raised in Advance, believed in the Baptist faith and had been a homemaker. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved to laugh...
Rena Ellis (06/01/12)
Rena Ellis was born March 25, 1913, to Bert Raymond Ellis and Lula Jane Newby Ellis, and died on May 29, 2012, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. at the age of 99. Rena was preceded in death by all her siblings; most recent was Ruth Dempster of Fresno, Calif. who died on May 4, 2012. Her other siblings were Sybil Firkovich and (Doc), Margaret Hubbard and (Chester), Claude Ellis and (Dolly) and Ray Ellis...