Our Obituaries

Nadine Ida Collins

July 5, 1926 - January 29, 2018

Nadine Ida Collins, age 91, passed away on January 29, 2018, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, MO. Born July 5, 1926, in La Forge, MO., to the late William Thomas and Anna Rhodes Greenlee. On March 28, 1946 in Sikeston, MO. she married Gene Collins who preceded her in death on November 29, 2010.She was a member of the Eastern Star for over 50 years, where she served in every office...
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Helen Louise James

September 21, 1934 - January 28, 2018

Sikeston - Helen "Louise" James, age 83, passed away on January 28, 2018, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. She was born September 21, 1934, in Amber, OK. to the late Charles and Lillie Howarth Wing.She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston, MO.; in her earlier years she loved playing softball and she enjoyed working in her flower garden. She had worked at...
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Charleigh Kennedy

November 27, 2017 - January 26, 2018

Sikeston - Charleigh Faye Kennedy, age two months, passed away on January 26, 2018, at her home in Sikeston, MO. She was born on November 27, 2017 in Cape Girardeau, MO., to Daniel Wilson and Martie Kennedy of Sikeston, MO.Other survivors include: four sisters, Elizabeth Meyer, Josie Hickman, Alex Wilson and Kyndle Wilson all of the home; maternal grandparents, Charles and Valerie "Dinky" Smith;...
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Marcia Trigg

September 3, 1944 - January 17, 2018

Marcia Ann Trigg, age 73, passed away on January 17, 2018, at her home in Sikeston, MO.Born September 3, 1944, in Sikeston, MO., to the late John and Maxine Ozment Gipson. On November 22, 1963 in Sikeston, MO., she married Homer Trigg, who survives of the home. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Wendy Trigg of Altus, OK.; one daughter and son-in-law, Molly and Darrin Propst...
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Pamela Jones

November 2, 1963 - January 16, 2018

Pamela Lynn Jones, age 54, passed away on January 16, 2018, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.Born November 2, 1963, in Sikeston, MO., to the late J.P. and Virginia Johnson Holland. On August 6, 2006 in Sikeston, MO. she married Wayne Jones, who survives of the home.She was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston, MO.Other survivors include: two sons , Justin Holland of...
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Beulah Leible

July 14, 1919 - January 14, 2018

Sikeston - Beulah Arlena Leible, age 98, passed away on January 14, 2018 at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston, MO. She was born July 14, 1919, in Diehlstadt, MO. to the late Edwin and Mary Wills Dempster. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston, MO., where she was a charter member of Daughters of Isabella; she had volunteered as a Pink Lady at Missouri Delta...
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Tim Payne

December 15, 1959 - January 12, 2018

Sikeston - Tim Payne, age 58, passed away on January 12, 2018, at his home in Sikeston, MO. He was born December 15, 1959, in Sikeston, MO., to the late Orville and Evelyn Jordan Payne Howard.On March 13, 1982 in Jackson, MO. he married Ellen Peterman Payne, who survives of the home in Sikeston, MO.Other survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Kristopher Payne of the home, Shawn and...
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Patricia Ahart

August 29, 1937 - January 9, 2018

Patricia Lou Ahart, age 80, passed away on January 9, 2018, at her home in Sikeston, MO. Born August 29, 1937, in Hickman, KY., to the late Howard Davis and Opal Marcus Hays. On August 1, 1955 in Sikeston, MO. she married Herbert "Slim" Ahart, who survives of the home.Survivors include: one daughter, Vicky Ahart of Sikeston, MO.; two brothers, Danny Hays of Sikeston, MO., and David Hays of...
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Gloria Ann Binford

April 1, 1938 - January 7, 2018

Sikeston - Gloria Ann Binford, age 79, passed away on January 7, 2018, at Delta South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sikeston, MO. She was born April 1, 1938, in Marie, AR., to the late Samuel and Emma Tolbert Clay.She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, MO. where she was a member of Circle 3 U.M.W.; she was a member of Eastern Star in Sikeston and Morehouse, MO. On...
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Thelma Marie Muhs

May 25, 1946 - January 7, 2018

Thelma "Marie" Muhs, age 71, passed away on January 7, 2018, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. Born May 25, 1946, in Catron, MO., to the late Harry Burns and Helen Young Gibson. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Sherry Muhs of Barnhart, MO.; four daughters and four son-in-laws, Hope and David Lucas of De Soto, MO., Patricia and Dennis Tindall of De...
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Jimmie Lynn Glover

July 14, 1960 - January 4, 2018

Sikeston - Jimmie Lynn Glover, age 57, passed away on January 4, 2018, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born July 14, 1960, in Sikeston, MO., to James and the late Janice Donner Glover.He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston, MO.; he worked at Sikeston Regional Center in Sikeston, MO. since 1998. On October 18, 1991 in Charleston, MO. he married Sherri Jones...
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Edwin Groves

July 6, 1938 - January 1, 2018

Edwin Ray Groves Sr., age 79, passed away on January 1, 2018, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, MO.Born July 6, 1938, in Bertrand, MO., to the late Fred Hillman and Ova Delk Groves. He married Ruth Ann Crews Groves on May 18, 1957 in Charleston, MO., who survives of the home.Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Edwin Ray and Cyndee Groves Jr. of Kansas City, MO.; two daughters, Pamela...
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Woodrow Vaughn

September 21, 1965 - December 28, 2017

Canalou - Woodrow Vaughn Jr., age 52, passed away on December 28, 2017, at his home in Canalou, MO.He was born on September 21, 1965 in Palacios, TX., to Woodrow Vaughn Sr. and the late Mildred Johnson Vaughn.He married Michelle Davis Vaughn, who survives of the home.Survivors include two stepsons, Nathan Mascroft of TN., Jason Mascroft of Sikeston, MO., one stepdaughter Bridget Mascroft of St....
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Effie Watkins

August 26, 1950 - December 26, 2017

Effie Lee Merick Watkins was born in Sikeston, MO on August 26, 1950 to the late Lloyd C. Merick and Helen Wilson Merick. She passed away on December 26, 2017 at the age of 67. On December 23, 1970, she married Jimmy D. Watkins in Bell City, MO., who preceded her in death on May 16, 1975. She received a B.S. in Education in 1971 and a M.A. in Education in 1986 from Southeast Missouri State....
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James Brewer

September 27, 1963 - December 22, 2017

James Brewer, age 54, passed away on December 22, 2017, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Born September 27, 1963, in Sikeston, MO., to James Howard Brewer who survives of Williamsville, MO. and the late Luthel Dees Brewer.He married Becky Blacksher Brewer on December 29, 1984 in Sikeston, MO., who survives of the home.Survivors include: three sons and one daughter-in-law,...
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Loy Jackson Overbey

August 31, 1937 - December 15, 2017

Sikeston - Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, MO., Bro. Larry Kirby pastor of Abundant Grace Church in Bertrand, MO., officiating.Burial will follow at Dexter Cemetery in Dexter, MO.Online condolences may be sent to: www.nunneleefuneralchapel.comArrangements under the direction...
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Kenneth Cooper

April 13, 1937 - December 10, 2017

Kenneth Cooper, age 80, passed away on December 10, 2017, at The Arbors at WestRidge Place in Sikeston, MO. Born April 13, 1937, in Gideon, MO., to the late Raymond and Lolia Mae Pavy Cooper. After his retirement from Complete Auto Transit as a Truck Driver, he lived on Kentucky Lake for many years where he loved to fish for crappie prior to moving back to Missouri. He also loved the St. Louis...
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Larry Heuiser

February 4, 1941 - December 10, 2017

Larry Heuiser, age 76, passed away on December 10, 2017, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, MO. Born February 4, 1941, in Sikeston, MO., to the late Alvin and Alma Heuiser. He was preceded in death by his wife Resie Sims.Survivors include one sister, Ruth Shaver of Providence, RI.A graveside service will be held at a later date.On line condolences may be sent to www...
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Terry Evans

May 12, 1951 - December 8, 2017

Terry Evans, age 66, passed away on December 8, 2017, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO.Born May 12, 1951, in Haleyville, AL., to the late Curtis and Ina Bird Evans. He married Donna West Evans on May 10, 1975 in Sikeston, MO., who survives of the home. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served three years in the 82nd Airborne. Other survivors include: one daughter and...
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Shirley Katherine Rutledge

February 11, 1940 - December 8, 2017

Sikeston - Shirley Rutledge, age 77, passed away on December 8, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, MO.She was born on February 11, 1940 in Morehouse, MO., to the late Robert and Lela Cavins Hileman.She was of Baptist faith; she had worked at Houchin's Donuts and Ice Cream for eighteen years, where she was the manager of the ice cream parlor until her recent retirement.She married George Rutledge, who...
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Allen Harp

September 6, 1933 - December 7, 2017

Allen Harp, age 84, passed away on December 7, 2017, at his home in Sikeston, MO.Born September 6, 1933, in Kewanee, MO., to the late James Albert and Iva Lanning Harp. He married Ann Lewis Harp on April 7, 1956 in Morehouse, MO., who preceded him in death on September 10, 2006.He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served in WWII. He worked for Towery farms for 30 years until he...
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Anne M. Kaiser

August 9, 1922 - December 5, 2017

Sikeston - Anne M. Kaiser, age 95, passed away on December 5, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, MO. Born August 9, 1922, in Brooklyn, NY., to the late Edward and Mae Heege O'Reilly. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston, MO.On October 28, 1945, in Brooklyn, NY., she married John Kaiser Sr., who preceded her in death on August 22, 1996.Survivors include: one daughter and...
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Elissa Dallke

January 29, 1952 - November 17, 2017

Elissa Ann Dallke, age 65, passed away on November 17, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, MO. Born January 29, 1952 in East Prairie, MO., to the late J.T. "Bud" and Margie George Jones. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Christina Townsend of Chesapeake, VA.; one brother Tracey Jones of East Prairie, MO.; one sister, Ruth Noonan of Bertrand, MO.; six grandchildren and ten...
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Betty McCullough

November 9, 1936 - November 14, 2017

Betty Sue McCullough, age 81, passed away on November 14, 2017, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, MO.Born November 9, 1936, in Braggadocio, MO., to the late David and Mary Hamlett Hampton. On April 29, 1956 in Hernando, MS., she married Clarence "Bud" McCullough who preceded her in death on February 10, 1984.Survivors include: two daughters and one son-in-law, Sharon and Kenny...
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Annabel Regina Conners

February 16, 1927 - November 12, 2017

St. Louis - Annabel Deken Stewart Conners, age 90, passed away peacefully on November 12, 2017, at Delmar Gardens in Creve Coeur, MO. She is survived by her dear friend and companion, Dan Bogden of Sikeston, MO.; four sons, Arnold Stewart of Danville, CA., Don (Mary) Stewart of Kirkwood, MO., Michael (Susan) Stewart of Petaluma, CA., and James (Jean) Stewart of Littleton, CO.; one daughter,...
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June Eastwood

February 18, 1952 - November 10, 2017

Sikeston - Visitation will be held on Monday November 13, 2017 from 11:00 A.M. until time of funeral service at 1:00 P.M. at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, Bro. Lucas Polk, youth family pastor at Trinity Baptist Church in Sikeston, MO., officiating.Interment will follow at Dogwood Cemetery in Dogwood, MO.Pallbearers will be: Kris Eastwood, Justin Lowes, Tim Mooney, Brandon Clayton, Bryan Clayton and...
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Clyde Freeland

June 19, 1946 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, Sikeston, MO.
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Edward Emerson

August 14, 1944 - November 2, 2017

Edward Murial Emerson, 1st of Gulfport, Mississippi was born August 14, 1944 in Benton, MO. to John Mac Emerson and Ossie Mae (Pratt) Emerson. He died at Oschner Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana on November 2, 2017 at the age of 73. He is preceded in death by his parents: John Mac Emerson & Ossie Mae (Pratt) Emerson. Shirley Maxine (Emerson) Stidham, Bessie Emerson, Jessie Emerson, Geneive Melba ...
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Emma Darlene AMES

November 4, 1955 - October 24, 2017

Emma Ames, age 61, passed away on October 24, 2017, at her home in Benton, KY. Born November 4, 1955, in Concord Village, MI., to the late Robert Carothers and Loris HawkesSurvivors include: three daughters and two son-in-laws, Misty and Terry Dotson of Hardin, KY., Velvet and Scott Teaster of Maryville, TN., and Amy Connell of Jackson, MI.; five brothers, Bobby Carothers of North Carolina, Larry...
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Vanita Jaynes

July 12, 1921 - October 24, 2017

Vanita Elizabeth Jaynes, age 96, passed away peacefully on October 24, 2017, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Born July 12, 1921, in Bertrand, MO., to the late Robert and Martha Fenimore.On June 24, 1939 in Sikeston, MO., she married Venson (Sheik) Jones who preceded her in death in 1970. On June 3, 1978, she married Kelly Jaynes who preceded her in death in 1982.She was a...
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Jackie James

March 10, 1943 - October 21, 2017

Sikeston - Jackie Larry James, age 74, passed away on October 21, 2017, at his home in Sikeston, MO.Born March 10, 1943 in Sikeston, MO., to the late C.J. and Lillie Russom James. He was an auctioneer and farmer until his retirement.On October 7, 1983 in Miner, MO., he married Linda Kay Reynolds James, who survives of Sikeston, MO. Other survivors include: three brothers, A.C. James, Cletus ...
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Joy Bond

April 17, 1948 - October 21, 2017

Sikeston - Joy Ann Bond age 69, passed away on October 21, 2017 at her home in Sikeston, MO. Born April 17, 1948, in San Francisco, CA. to the late William and Beverly Danley Wall. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston, MO., where she had served as president for four years of the Legion of Mary Society and was an active member, she had been a teacher of P.S.R. for...
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Ruth Camille Harrison

December 17, 1919 - October 17, 2017

Ruth Harrison, age 97, passed away on October 17, 2017, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, MO. Born December 17, 1919, in Morley, MO., to the late Robert and Ella Harris Harrison. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, MO. She worked at the Dunn Hotel in Sikeston, MO. for 16 years before going to work for the Bank of Sikeston for 24 years.Survivors include: Many...
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Morris Green

March 12, 1943 - October 16, 2017

Sikeston - Morris Green, age 74, passed away on October 16, 2017, at his residence in Sikeston, MO. Born March 12, 1943 in Sikeston, MO., to the late Robert and Myrtle Decker Green.He was of Baptist faith; he served in the United States Army; he was a member of I.B.E.W. Local 1 for thirty years where he worked as a journeyman electrician. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 3174, America Legion...
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Wally Watkins

November 1, 1959 - October 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, Sikeston, MO.
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Noel Gene Long

August 15, 1939 - October 14, 2017

Sikeston - Noel "Gene" Long, age 78, passed away on October 14, 2017, at Delta South Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sikeston, MO. Born August 15, 1939, in Waynesboro, TN., to the late Willie and Florence Haddock Long. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, he was a member of the American legion Post 595 in New Madrid, MO., where he had served as an officer; he...
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Dwight Bird

December 2, 1938 - October 9, 2017

Dwight Bird, 78, of Hilton Head, SC passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017.Born December 2, 1938 in Kewanee, MO, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Catherine Bradley Bird. On December 20, 1958 in Parma, MO, he married Martha Jean Meadows, who survives of the home. He graduated from Arkansas State College in 1961 with a degree in accounting. Dwight returned to Kewanee in 1964 to start his...
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Lester Morgan

October 17, 1954 - October 5, 2017

Lester Morgan., age 62, passed away on October 5, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, MO. Born October 17, 1954, in St. Louis, MO., to the late Donnie Morgan and Geneva Morgan who survives of Sikeston, MO. Survivors include: two sisters and one brother- in-law, Debra Morgan of East Prairie, MO. and Melissa and Sonny Copeland of St. Louis, MO.Visitation will be Saturday October 7,...
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Jason Evans

January 26, 1980 - October 3, 2017

Sikeston - Jason Evans, age 37, passed away on October 3, 2017, at his home in Jackson, MO. He was born January 26, 1980, in Sikeston, MO., he was of the Methodist faith.He owned and operated Jason Evans Excavating since 2007. Survivors include: His parents, Sandy Evans of Jackson, MO., Rick and Karen Thomas Evans of Sikeston, MO.; one sister and brother-in-law, Kacie and Zach Curry of Benton,...
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James Fakes

September 7, 1925 - October 2, 2017

James "Jim" Fakes, age 92, passed away on October 31, 2017, at the Missouri Veterans home in Cape Girardeau, MO.Born September 7, 1925, in Lebanon, TN., to the late Arthur and Alta Ash Fakes Sr. On December 17, 1995 in Sikeston, MO., he married Cathy Brietz Fakes who survives of the home.He served in the United States Army, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, MO., he...
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Glen Schuerenberg

April 14, 1934 - October 1, 2017

Glen Dale Schuerenberg, age 83, passed away on October 1, 2017, at his home in Matthews, MO.Born April 14, 1934, in Lilbourn, MO., to the late Herbert and Anna Bell Bizzel Schuerenberg Sr. He married Peggy Myrick Schuerenberg on December 4, 1954 in Matthews, MO., who survives of the home.Other survivors include: two sons and two daughters-in-law, Denzil and Pat Schuerenberg of Matthews, MO., and...
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Norma Wolf

September 2, 1927 - September 29, 2017

Norma Lee Wolf, age 90, passed away on September 29, 2017, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR.Born September 2, 1927, in Lilbourn, MO., to the late Arthur and Opal Jones Johnson. On October 6, 1945 in Redford, MI., she married Ronald L. Wolf who preceded her in death on March 11, 2009.Survivors include: three sons and two daughter-in-laws, David and Glenda Wolf of Jonesboro, AR....
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Peggy Umfress

August 17, 1941 - September 27, 2017

Sikeston - Peggy Umfress, age 76, passed away on September 27, 2017, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, MO. Born August 17, 1941, in Sikeston, MO., to the late Heartsill and Louise Sindle Newton. She was of Baptist faith. She retired from Sikeston Regional Center after sixteen years of service.On June 26, 1971 in Sikeston, MO., she married James Umfress who preceded her in death on July 9, 1996...
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Floyd Jackson

October 4, 1940 - September 25, 2017

Floyd Don Jackson., age 76, passed away on September 25, 2017, at his home in Sikeston, MO.Born October 4, 1940, in Thebes, IL, to the late Francis and Susie Jackson. He married Sharon Asbell Jackson on November 23, 1962 in Colorado Springs, CO., who preceded him in death on October 26, 1994.Survivors include: his fiancé, Bobbie Buttry of Sikeston, MO.; one son and daughter-in-law, Floyd and...
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Ruth Holman

September 11, 1929 - August 27, 2017

Sikeston - Ruth Holman, age 87, passed away on August 27, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born September 11, 1929, in Jerusalem, Arkansas to the late Paul and Cleo Beavers Ruff. She retired from Sikeston Health Care after thirty years of employment; she was a member of Eastside Nazarene Church in Sikeston, MO.On December 23, 1948, in Piggott, Arkansas, she married J.R....
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Claudia Kay Morton

April 10, 1949 - August 22, 2017

Claudia Kay Morton, age 68, passed away on August 22, 2017, at her home in Morley, MO.Born April 10, 1949, in Sikeston, MO., to the late Sperling and Eva Harden Evans.On June 13, 1991 in Benton, MO., she married Lloyd Morton, who survives of the homeOther survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Tina Evans of Navarre, FL.; one sister Barbara Moore of Star City AR.; six...
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David Stark

November 3, 1946 - August 22, 2017

David R. Stark Sr., age 70, passed away on August 22, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, MO. Born November 3, 1946, in Charleston, MO., to the late Price and Ruby Calhoun Stark. He married Susie Powell Stark on March 30, 1968 in Charleston, MO., who survives of the home.He served in the United States Navy from August 17, 1964 until October 18, 1967 where he served two years in...
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Joan Sain

July 22, 1944 - August 17, 2017

Joan Sain, age 73, passed away on August 17, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, MO Born July 22, 1944 in St. Louis, MO., to the late Leo and Norma Kelkamp. She married Verlon "Smiley" Sain on June 17, 1962 in Sikeston, MO., who preceded her in death on April 13, 1994.Survivors include: two sons, Shawn Sain of Sikeston, MO., and Trevor Sain of Sikeston, MO.; one daughter and son-in-law, Samantha and...
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Marjorie DeJournett

November 2, 1924 - August 12, 2017

Jackson - Marjorie DeJournett age 92, passed away on August 12, 2017 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, MO. Born November 2, 1924, in Elmo, MO., to the late William and Laura Boss Foster. She attended Cape First Assembly of God Church in Cape Girardeau, Mo.On April 10, 1943, in Piggott, AR., she married Jay DeJournett, who preceded her in death on August 12, 1997.Survivors include: two...
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Betty Cook

March 20, 1942 - August 9, 2017

Betty Ann Cook, age 75, passed away on August 9, 2017, at Clearview Nursing in Sikeston, MO Born March 20, 1942 in Biloxi, MS., to the late James and Pearl Wilson Gaedchens. She married Henry L. Cook on December 23, 1960 in Biloxi, MS., who preceded her in death on August 12, 2012.Survivors include: one daughter, Karen Ragsdell of Sikeston, MO.; one sister, Gertrude Jones of D' Iberville, MS.;...
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Jack Evans

August 1, 1939 - August 7, 2017

Sikeston - Jack Evans, age 78, passed away on August 7, 2017, at Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter, MO. Born August 1, 1939, in Delmar, AL., to the late Alford and Ina Byrd Evans. He was a member of Bird's Corner Assembly of God Church. He served in the United States Army; he retired from Lewis Bros. Bakery in 2001. On July 29, 1963 in Decatur AL., he married Mildred Parker...
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Marjorie Ferrenburg

July 6, 1943 - August 6, 2017

Marjorie Lee Ferrenburg, age 74, passed away on August 6, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, MO.Born July 6, 1943, in Campbell, MO., to the late Avery and Doris Shepard Abernathy .On February 22, 1964 in Morley, MO., she married Alvin Ferrenburg, who preceded her in death on July 13, 2013.Survivors include: one son, Scott E. Ferrenburg of Sikeston, MO.; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Toni and Don...
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Bobby Gentry

July 17, 1946 - August 4, 2017

Bobby "Skip" Gentry, age 71, passed away on August 4, 2017, at his home in Sikeston,MO. Born July 17, 1946, in Blytheville, AR., to the late William and Dorothy Mullis Gentry. On January 28, 1988 in Sikeston, MO., he married Eunice Gates Gentry who survives of the home.He served in the United States Army and Worked for the Sikeston post office for 42 years where he was known as the Bubble Gum...
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Mary Hamilton

July 9, 1949 - July 31, 2017

Mary Hamilton, age 68, passed away on July 31, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, MO.Born July 9, 1949, in Morehouse, MO., to the late Owen and Virginia Lutes Jones.Survivors include: two sons and two daughters-in-law, Jerry and Martha Brown of Memphis, TN., Ray and Kim Hamilton of Pagosa Springs, Col.; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Yvonne and Blake Martin of Bartlett, TN.; four brothers, her...
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Lesley Williams

January 13, 1968 - July 29, 2017

Lesley Gaylene Williams, age 49, passed away on July 29, 2017, at St. Louis University Hospital in St.Louis, MO. Born January 13, 1968, in Anderson, IN., to the late John and Patricia Helton Price. She married William Williams on April 15, 1989 in Sikeston, MO., who survives of the home.Survivors include: her father and mother, Bud and Debby Adams of Wappapello, MO.; two daughters and one son-in...
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Wanda Witt

July 5, 1934 - July 28, 2017

Sikeston - Wanda Lou Witt, age 83, passed away on July 28, 2017 at Bertrand Nursing and Rehab Center in Bertrand, MO. Born July 5, 1934, in Sikeston, MO., to the late William and Grace Adams Hendley. She retired from Montgomery Bank after thirty years of service, where she worked as a cashier, teller and as the branch manager at the Miner location. She was a member of Tanner Street Church of God...
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Dennis Yancy

June 14, 1966 - July 22, 2017

- Dennis Keith Yancy, age 51 passed away on July 22, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, MO.Born June 14, 1966, in Sikeston, MO., to the late Oral and Virgie Thurman Yancy.Survivors include: his fiancé, Melissa Haile of Columbia, MO.; two sons, Alex Yancy of East Prairie, MO. and Avery Yancy of Blodgett, MO.; one daughter, Teva Yancy of East Prairie, MO.; two brothers, James...
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Sharon Kinsey

April 11, 1948 - July 22, 2017

New Madrid- Sharon Kay Kinsey, age 69, passed away on July 22, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, MO. Born April 11, 1948, in Risco, MO., to the late Berl and Dorothy Hartsell Atchley. She married Charles Kinsey who preceded her in death.Survivors include: one son, Chuck Howard of Springfield, MO.; six brothers, Charles Atchley of Millersville, MO., Rick Atchley of Risco, MO.,...
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Walsie Partin

August 7, 1943 - July 17, 2017

Cape Girardeau- Walsie JoAnn Partin, age 73, passed away on July 14, 2017, Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.Born August 7, 1943, in Dardanelle, Ark., to the late Jones and Walsie Nuckles Lewis.On November 22, 1969, in Scott County, MO. she married Bill Partin who preceded her in death on March 23, 1989.Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, Patrick and Sherry...
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Alan Hill

October 27, 1947 - July 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, Sikeston, MO.
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Bonnie Vent

July 9, 1940 - July 12, 2017

Poplar Bluff- Bonnie E. Vent, age 77, passed away on July 12, 2017, at her home in Poplar Bluff, MO.Born July 9, 1940, in Canalou, MO., to the late John and Vearnies Landers Tharp. On May 17, 1970, in Canalou, MO. she married Phillip Stephens who survives of the home.Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Michael and Jennifer Crider of Wappapello, MO., John and Michelle Crider...
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Robert Kasting

June 16, 1938 - July 5, 2017

Sikeston- Robert Kasting, age 79, passed away on July 5, 2017, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, MO.Born June 16, 1938, in Morehouse, MO., to the late George and Cora Stevens Kasting. On February 25, 1961, in Sikeston, MO. he married Shirley Tanner Kasting who survives of the home.He was a member of North Acres Baptist church in Sikeston, MO. and loved spending time studying the Bible...
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John Shrader

September 1, 1939 - June 27, 2017

Sikeston- John Wesley Shrader III died at the Sikeston Convalescent Center, June 27, 2017. Born September 1, 1939 at home at Ingram Ridge 12 miles west of Hayti, MO., before Hayti had a hospital.Mr. Shrader (Sonny) was a retired farmer. He lived his entire life in the Hayti area having attended Hayti public schools through high school. He was a lifetime member of the Hayti Methodist Church having...
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Myrtle Green

February 9, 1921 - June 27, 2017

Sikeston - Myrtle Marie Green, age 96, passed away on June 27, 2017, at Missouri Delta medical Center in Sikeston, MO. Born February 9, 1921 in Hoxie, Arkansas, to the late Oscar and Callie Hibbs Decker.On September 18, 1937 in Caruthersville, MO. she married Robert Lee Green, who preceded her in death on June 10, 1994.She was a member of Bement Baptist Church. She worked at International Shoe...
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Lennie Kathryn Ethridge

April 17, 1946 - June 26, 2017

Sikeston-Kathryn Ethridge, age 71, passed away on June 26, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, MO.Born March 17, 1946, in Vidor, TX., to the late Lennie and Myrtle Henderson Williams. Survivors include: one son and one daughter-in-law, Ron and Maria Munoz of Sacramento, CA.; three daughters and one son-in-law, Kristina Munoz of Port Arther, TX., Kass Day and Mike Ward of Sikeston,...
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Emil Tony LeGrand

October 28, 1934 - June 23, 2017

Emil (Tony) LeGrand, age 82, passed away on June 23, 2017 at Southeast Health in Cape Girardeau, MO.On June 22, 1957, he married Mary Frances (Bollinger) LeGrand at St. Dennis Catholic Church in Benton, MO. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston, MO. His hobbies included playing golf, watching golf and talking golf.After graduating from Benton High School, he was...
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Lois Elledge

October 21, 1929 - June 22, 2017

Cape Girardeau- Lois Imogene Elledge, age 87, passed away on June 22, 2017, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.Born October 21, 1929, in Zalma, MO., to the late Willard Morgan and Florence Jones Glasener. On February 12, 1947, in Piggott, Ark. she married Ernest Elledge who survives of the home.Survivors include: two sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul and Tess Elledge of...
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Cynthia Ramsey

October 25, 1960 - June 14, 2017

Poplar Bluff- Cynthia Ramsey, age 56, passed away on June 14, 2017, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO. Born October 25, 1960, in Dexter, MO., to Letha Landers Jones and the late Jerry Jones. Survivors include: one son and one daughter-in-law, Dustin and Shannon Ramsey of Poplar Bluff, MO.; one daughter, Nakeesha Williams of Poplar Bluff, MO.; one brother, Jerry Jones II...
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Leverta Whitt

June 6, 1943 - June 13, 2017

Sikeston - Leverta Whitt, age 74, passed away on June 13, 2017, at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, IL. Born June 6, 1943, in Lexington, Miss., to the late Durden and Lenora Marshall Freeman, she was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston.On June 19, 1961, in Lexington, Miss., she married James Whitt, who preceded her in death on June 5, 2011.Survivors include: two daughters, Benita Whitt...
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Donnie Huffman

July 28, 1946 - June 7, 2017

Sikeston - Donnie Ray Huffman, age 70, passed away on June 7, 2017, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Born July 28, 1946 in Miner, MO., to the late Edward and Lillie Kaiser Huffman.He was of Baptist faith. He retired from General Motors Corporation after thirty three years of service.Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Matthew Cogo of St. Louis, MO.; one...
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Corinne Crumpecker

August 6, 1923 - May 28, 2017

MOREHOUSE, MO - Corinne Getchell Crumpecker died peacefully at her home on May 28, 2017.Corinne was born August 6, 1923 in North Vassalboro, Maine. She was the daughter of Frank H. and Gertrude Poulin Getchell. She joined the US Navy WAVES after graduating from Winslow High School in Maine. She met Norman Crumpecker of Morehouse while they were both stationed in Washington DC during World War II...
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Velma Roberts

August 12, 1931 - May 24, 2017

Sikeston- Velma Roberts, age 85, passed away on May 24, 2017, at Miner Nursing Center in Sikeston, MO. Born August 12, 1931, in Laforge, MO., to the late Austin and Margaret Helms Dunn. On October 13, 1957 in Essex, MO., she married Cecil C. Roberts, who preceded her in death on February 13, 1984.She was a proud member of the Eagles and the American Legion in Sikeston, MO.Survivors include: four...
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Odessa Jones

April 3, 1921 - May 24, 2017

Odessa Jones, age 96, passed away on May 24, 2017, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Born April 3, 1921, in Hartman, AR., to the late James and Rosetta Hale Miller. On December 7, 1940 in Benton, MO., she married Ernie Jones, who preceded her in death on March 15, 2005.Survivors include: three sons and three daughters-in-law, Albert and Jo Jones of West Plains, MO., David...
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Robert Michael Burch

June 10, 1951 - May 22, 2017

Robert Michael "Mike" Burch age 65 passed away at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau, MO on May 22, 2017. Born June 10, 1951, to the late Robert Elmer Burch Jr. and Ruth Etta Burch who survives of Sikeston, MO. He grew up in Matthews, MO. After graduating Matthews Sr. High school, he served in the United States Navy for six years. He returned home and worked at Noranda...
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Richard Smith

October 29, 1967 - May 20, 2017

Matthews - Richard Smith Jr., age 49, passed away on May 20, 2017, at Cotton Point Living Center in Matthews, MO. Born October 29, 1967, in Sikeston, MO., to Belvee Woodard Smith and the late Richard Smith Sr.On March 18, 2005, in Matthews, MO., he married Kelli Burch Smith, who survives of the home. He was a Baptist minister for the past four years. He worked at Johnson's Food Mart in Matthews,...
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Shirley Newton

June 22, 1942 - May 9, 2017

Sikeston - Shirley Ann Newton, age 74, passed away on May 9, 2017, at Cotton Point Living Center in Matthews, MO. Born June 22, 1942, in Flint, MI., to the late Roy and Marjorie Lee Alsup.On June 20, 1961, in Sikeston, MO., she married Earl Newton, who survives of the home.Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Gaylon and Tammy Newton of Benton, MO.; two daughters and two sons-in-law,...
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Wanda Rodgers

February 7, 1938 - May 6, 2017

Matthews - Wanda Rodgers, age 79, passed away on May 6, 2017, at Cotton Point Living Center in Matthews, MO. Born February 7, 1938, in Portageville, MO., to the late Thomas and Rose Sloan Canoy. Survivors include: three sons and three daughters-in-law, Grant and Martha Dial of Elwood, IN., Raymond and Jan Dial of Herman,MO., Wade and LaShawn McCormick of Rock Hill, SC.; two daughters, one son...
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Darren Hyde

November 22, 1969 - April 28, 2017

Vanduser - Darren Hyde, age 47, passed away on April 28, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born November 22, 1969, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Norris and Verna Smith Hyde. He owned and operated Data Voice Security since 2011.On February 26, 2010, in Allenville, Mo., he married Penny West Hyde, who survives of the home.Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Jake...
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Zelma Gremore

July 20, 1926 - April 24, 2017

Sikeston - Zelma Estelle Gremore, age 90, passed away on April 24, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, Mo. Born July 20, 1926, in Marston, MO., to the late Joe and Fannie Hemphill Inman. On February 26, 1941 in Blytheville, AR. she married Harry L. Gremore who preceded her in death on September 17, 2006.She was a longtime member of First Christian Church in Sikeston, MO. and past President of the...
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Cora Spradling

May 17, 1922 - April 15, 2017

Sikeston- Cora Lorene Spradling, age 94, passed away on April 15, 2017, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, MO. Born May 17, 1922, in Parma, MO., to the late Tatum and Golda Davidson Miller. On December 10, 1941 in Cape Girardeau, MO., she married Darcy M. Spradling, who preceded her in death on January 6, 1993.She was an active member in the Big Ridge General Baptist Church where she...
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Dorothy Morris

April 4, 1935 - April 7, 2017

Sikeston - Dorothy Nell Morris, age 82, passed away on April 7, 2017 at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born April 4, 1935 in Arlington Ky., to the late William and Alma Woodward Lindsey. Survivors include: three daughters and one son-in-law, Verna Kay and Phillip Wilson of Bell City, Mo., Dianna Thomure of New Madrid, Mo., Kimberly Morris of Morehouse, Mo.; one sister Edith and Bill...
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Michael Bess

September 11, 1960 - April 7, 2017

Sikeston - Michael Keith Bess, age 56, passed away on April 7, 2017 at his home in Sikeston, Mo. Born September 11, 1960, in Sikeston Mo., to the late A. Keith and Elizabeth Ross Bess.On August 21, 1996, in Memphis Tn., he married Leslie Pace, who survives of the home.Others survivors include: two sons, Andrew Bess of Paris Mo., Jordan Turber of Benton Ky.; two daughters and two sons-in-law,...
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Andrea Lumsden

April 6, 1968 - April 4, 2017

Sikeston - Micki Lumsden, age 48, passed away on April 4, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, Mo. Born April 6, 1968, in Richmond, VA., to Pat Campbell and the late David Campbell. Other survivors include: one daughter, Kitera Williams of Sikeston, MO.; one sister, Sherie Campbell of Oran, MO.; one brother, David Campbell of Richmond, VA. She was preceded in death by: one sister, Dawn Cooke.A...
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Hildegard Burket

January 16, 1933 - April 4, 2017

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Vernell Adams

June 16, 1933 - March 23, 2017

Sikeston - Vernell Adams, age 83, passed away on March 23, 2017, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born June 16, 1933, in Whitten, AR., to the late James and Mildred Alred Savage. On October 21, 1950 in Bay, AR., she married Cecil Adams who preceded her in death on November 27, 2006.Vernell worked at National Lock and performed childcare for many years. She enjoyed bowling,...
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Kenneth Kern

November 12, 1939 - March 22, 2017

Kenneth Paul Kern, age 77, passed away on March 22, 2017, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Born November 12, 1939, in New Hamburg, MO., to the late Alfred and Irene Junger Kern. He served in the United States Army for approximately three years. His background included positions with the Southeast Missourian newspaper in Cape Girardeau as a reporter, The Commercial Appeal...
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Ethel Gardner

December 4, 1913 - March 22, 2017

Sikeston - Ethel A. Gardner, age 103, passed away on March 22, 2017, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born December 4, 1913, in Rankin, MS., to the late Archie and Ada Till Alliston. On March 25, 1933 in Charleston, MO., she married Charles Gardner Sr. who preceded her in death.She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, MO. and a past member of the New Madrid...
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Paul Holifield

October 25, 1962 - March 16, 2017

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June Cope

June 1, 1917 - March 16, 2017

Kathleen June CopeSikeston, Mo. - Kathleen June Cope, 99, a lifetime Scott County resident, died March 16, 2017 at her home in Sikeston. Born June 1, 1917, in Chaffee, MO to the late Mary and James Chewning, June was graduated from Blodgett High School where she was an honors student and basketball player. In 1936, she married R. H. "Rusty" Cope.A faithful member of the First Baptist Church of...
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Ivan Sander

March 13, 1928 - March 16, 2017

Ivan Lee Sander, 89, of Vancleave, Mississippi and formerly of Columbia, Missouri, entered eternal life peacefully at home on March 16, 2017 after a short illness. He's now back in Betty's loving arms.There will be a private funeral with interment in Jackson, Missouri.Ivan was born March 13, 1928 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He attended a one room school for grades 1-8 and then graduated from...
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Thomas James Cantrell

January 3, 1943 - March 16, 2017

Sikeston - Thomas James Cantrell, age 74, passed away on March 16, 2017, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born January 3, 1943, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Thomas and Bertha McCormick Cantrell. He retired from Monsanto in 2010.On August 7, 1981, in Sikeston, Mo., he married Bonnie Parker Cantrell, who survives of the home.Survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law,...
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Barry Ballard

September 29, 1961 - March 3, 2017

Barry Page Ballard, age 55, passed away on March 03, 2017, at St. Clair Hospital in Fenton, MO.Born September 29, 1961, in Sikeston, MO., to Bob and Brenda Page Ballard who survive of Olive Branch, MS. On September 24, 1983, in Sikeston, MO., he married Donna Callow Ballard, who survives of the home.He was a Captain in the 10th Tennessee dismounted Cavalry of the Civil War reenactors.Other...
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Edmund Webb

March 10, 1927 - February 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, Sikeston, MO.
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Melba Hann

October 15, 1942 - February 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, Sikeston, MO.
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Davy Hampton

May 23, 1963 - February 14, 2017

Sikeston- Davy Hampton age 53, passed away Feb. 14, at his home in Sikeston, Mo.Born May 23, 1963 in Hayti, MO. to Bill Hampton and the late Joyce Page Hampton. Other survivors include: one daughter, Chloe Hampton of Kennett, MO.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Jo Ann and Tony Burrow of Sikeston, MO., and Terri Falkenberg of Sikeston,MO.; one nephew, Brandon and Kayla Townley of Benton,MO.;...
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Susan Cribbs

May 24, 1961 - February 9, 2017

Sikeston - Susan Lynn Cribbs, age 55, passed away on Feb. 9, 2017, at her home in Sikeston, Mo. Born May 24, 1961, in St. Louis, Mo., to Allene Terrell Weekley and the late Guy Russell Weekley. On October 16, 1983, in Hillsboro, Mo., she married Daniel Cribbs.She was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston, MO.Other survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Chris Hill...
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Phyllis Colbert

April 8, 1933 - February 5, 2017

Phyllis Hubbard Colbert died February 5, 2017 at The Neighborhoods nursing home in Columbia, Missouri from complications of renal failure at the age of 83. Phyllis was born on April 8, 1933, the only child of Van Allen and Minta B. Hubbard, in Chaffee, Missouri. She married James W. Pfefferkorn in 1953 who preceded her in death in 1962. Having lived out of state, she and daughter Laura...
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Earl Underhill

August 12, 1939 - February 4, 2017

Earl Ray Underhill, age 77, passed away on Feb 04, 2017, at his home in Sikeston, Mo. Born August 12, 1939, in Sikeston, MO., to the late Earl M. and Ila Beck Underhill. On October 21, 1961, in Sikeston, MO., he married Janet Alexander Underhill, who survives of the home.He served in the United States Navy and the Air National Guard for 28 years. He was also a member of the Concordia Lutheran...
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Joel Montgomery

March 25, 1920 - February 3, 2017

Joel A. Montgomery was born on March 25, 1920 in Biggers, Arkansas. Raised in a humble and loving home, Joel developed his entrepreneurial spirit at a young age selling vegetables grown by his family. His beginnings may have been meager, but it was the beginning of a successful career. Later in his life, and following his service in the U.S. Army, Joel moved to Saint Louis and entered...
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Bobby Green

February 24, 1942 - January 28, 2017

Bobby James Green, age 74, passed away on Jan 28, 2017, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born February 24, 1942, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late James and Elsie Clapp Green. Survivors include: one brother, Tommy Green of Charleston, MO.; four sisters, JoAnn Vinson, Wilma Parker, Kay Harper and Debbie Green all of Sikeston, MO.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by...
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