Obituaries from September 2012
Stella White, daughter of the late Dallas Creed and Montie Boone Creed, was born on Oct. 2, 1918, in Senath, Dunklin County, Mo., and died on Sept. 3, 2012, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 93. On March 16, 1946, she was united in marriage to Richard M. White in Flint, Mich. She and her husband owned and operated Marquette Wallpaper and Paint in Marquette, Mich...
Patricia Sue Langston
Patricia Sue Langston, daughter of Lesley Ray Mims and the late Barbara Sue Mims, was born on July 18,1965, in Dexter and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sept. 27, 2012, at the age of 47. She was united in marriage to Willie Langston in Nov. of 1983 at Dexter. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2002...
R. Terry Darcy
R. Terry Darcy III, age 75, of Sheffield, Ala., died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Mr. Darcy was a native of Staten Island, NY; a graduate of Sheffield High School, Sheffield, Ala., and the Univer-sity of North Alabama. He was a restaurateur in Murray, Ky., and Dexter Mo. He was also the Food and Beverage Director with the Alabama State Park System at the Lake Guntersville Lodge. He served on the Tennessee Valley Historical Board and was a member of the Knights of Columbus...
Quincy Hoggard son of the late Robert Jeffrey Hoggard and Rena Porter Hoggard was born in Portageville, Mo., on Oct. 9,1923, and died at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Sept. 27, 2012, at the age of 88. Mr. Hoggard had worked for Liberty Township He had farmed and haddriven a school bus for Bernie Public Schools. He was a member of the Bernie Corner Gospel Fellowship and a resident of Bernie...
William "Bill" Hendrix
William "Bill" Hendrix, a resident of Mountain Home, Ark., died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Mountain Home at the age of 73.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home in Mountain Home, Ark.
Clyde Lee McRoberts
Clyde Lee McRoberts 78, of Pocahontas, Ark., died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Five Rivers Medical Center. He was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Pocahon-tas to the late Clyde and Tiny McRoberts. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Polly Duckworth. He is survived by his wife, Shirley McRoberts of the home; his children, Lisa and husband Shawn Grissom of Benton, Mo., Matthew and wife Elizabeth McRoberts of Bloom-field, Mo., Jaime and husband Jimmy Fry also of Bloomfield, Mo., Bobby and wife Amy Hankins of Pocahontas, Ark., and Deanna O'Dell of Spokane, Wash.; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers, Norman McRoberts of Dexter, Mo., and R.G. ...
Shirley Myers Lee
Shirley Myers Lee, daughter of the late Gay Maurice Myers and Lois Norman Myers, was born in Essex on Sept. 8, 1935, and died at her home in Bernie on Sept. 24, 2012, at the age of 77. Mrs. Lee was a retired school teacher, having worked many years in the Bernie Elementary School system teaching third grade...
Donna G. Eaves
Donna G. Eaves, daughter of the late Orville Edward and Opal Gineeta England Eaves, was born in San Bernadino, California on August 30, 1952, and died at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Missouri on September 22, 2012, at the age of 60 years and 23 days...
George Cates, the son of the late Floyd and Ellen Johnson, was born in Pearland, Texas, on March 3, 1920, and died at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Sept. 20, 2012, at the age of 92. Mr. Cates had lived in the Dudley area since 1951. He was a charter member of the Dudley Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School and was the songleader...
George Cates of Dudley, Mo., longtime owner of Cates Orchard, died late Thursday night, Sept 20, 2012, at the age of 92.
Funeral services are incomplete but will be announced later by Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
J.C. Larsen, son of the late Everett Larsen and Geneva Coburn Larsen, was born on April 15, 1923, in Dexter, Mo., and died on Sept.18, 2012, at Missouri Southern Health-care in Dexter, Mo. Mr. Larsen was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Liberty Hill Church for 66 years, where he served as a deacon for 64 of those years...
J.C. Larsen was born on April 15, 1923, and died on Sept. 18, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter at the age of 89.
Funeral arrangements are currently incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
James E. Jones
James E. Jones, son of the late Eugene Jones and Sue DeGrant Jones, was born on Jan. 9, 1933, in Springfield, Mo., and died at his residence in Dexter, Mo., on Sept. 16, 2012, at the age of 79. Mr. Jones was a retired supervisor at the Division of Family Services in Bloomfield, Mo. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in the Korean War. He was also a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Dexter, Mo...
Clorine Shipman, daughter of the late Bill Williams and Lucy Livingston Williams, was born on Aug. 25, 1923, in Powe, Mo., and died on Sept. 17, 2012, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 89. Mrs. Shipman was a housewife, affiliated with the Church of Christ, and a resident of Dexter...
Marion Thomas Billington
Marion Thomas Billington, son of the late Samuel Elmer Billington and Edna Sheridan Billington, was born on July 17, 1916, in Lilbourn, Mo., and died at his residence in Kevil, Ky., on Sept. 13, 2012, at the age of 96. Mr. Billington was of the General Baptist faith. ...
Marion Thomas Billington
Marion Thomas Billington, a resident of Kevil, Ky., died on Sept. 13, 2012, at the age of 96.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Marion Russell Allen
Marvin Russell Allen of Dexter, was born July 7, 1921, in Bloomfield, Mo., to Steve and Jenny (Avery) Russell and died Sept. 13, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 91. Mr. Russell had lived most of his life in Bloomfield and attended the Emmanuel Baptist Church. He worked as an auto machinist for 20 years and a line operator for BMU for 27 years before retiring...
Shirley Britton, daughter of the late Sylvester and Ada Bell Eaton Razer, was born in Essex, Mo., on July 6,1938, and died at her home in Dexter, Mo., on Sept. 7, 2012, at the age of 74. Mrs. Britton lived in the Essex and Dexter area all her life. She attended the First Baptist Church in Essex...
Larry Elden Malone
Larry Elden Malone of Dexter, son of the late Lester Henry and Edna Mae Putney Malone, was born in Dewitt, Ark. on Jan.14,1945, and died at his home in Dexter on Sept. 7, 2012, at the age of 67. He had lived in Dexter most of his life, and had worked as an auto mechanic at Bud Shell Ford in Dexter...
Daisy Speer, daughter of Willard Eubanks of Bloomfield and the late Ruth Hornbuckle Eubanks, was born on Oct. 3, 1944, in Manila, Ark., and died on Sept. 1, 2012, at her residence in Dexter at the age of 67. Mrs. Speer was a resident of Dexter and a member of the Faith Fellowship Church in Dexter...
Rev. William "Bill" Pitts
Rev. William (Bill) Pitts, Sr., son of Ruby Tunnell Pitts of El Reno, Okla., and the late James Robert Pitts, Sr., was born on Aug. 16, 1941, in Oklahoma City, Okla., and died in the Golden Living Center in Dexter on Sept. 3, 2012, at the age of 71...
Josephine Lee, daughter of the late Benjamin Hill and Clara Chasteen Hill, was born on April 16, 1934, in Dudley, Mo., and died on Sept. 2, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 78. She was a graduate of the Puxico High School class of 1950. ...
Annis J. Fortner
Annis Fortner, daughter of the late Wilber Fortner and Glena Atherton Fortner was born on October 25, 1936, in rural Bloomfield, Mo. and departed this life at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo., on August 31, 2012, at the age of 75 years...