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    Detta Baldwin

    Detta Baldwin (12/13/19) FESTUS, Mo. — Detta T. Baldwin, age 72, of Festus passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at Festus Manor Nursing Center in Festus. She was born March 28, 1947, in Sikeston, Missouri, the daughter of the late Stella (nee Brantley) and Harold Thatcher. She is survived by her husband, Terry Baldwin Sr.; son, Terry (Gina) Baldwin Jr. …

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    Cyrus Porter

    Cyrus Porter (12/13/19) NEW MADRID, Mo. — Cyrus B. Porter passed away Dec. 12, 2019, at New Madrid Living Center in New Madrid at the age of 99 years. Born Nov. 29, 1920, at Higgerson Landing in New Madrid County, he was the son of the late William Addison and Mattie Alice Cobb Porter…

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    Albert Lowes

    Albert Lowes (12/12/19) CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Albert C. Lowes, 87, died Dec. 9, 2019. Born Dec. 1, 1932, near Oak Ridge, son of the late Guy E. Lowes and Lillian Tuschhoff Lowes, he graduated from Perryville High School in 1950. He joined the US Marine Corps and was discharged in 1954. …

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    Bob Rolwing

    Bob Rolwing (12/11/19) CHARLESTON, Mo. — Robert James “Bob” Rolwing, 89, died Dec. 11, 2019, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 17, 1930, in the Texas Bend Community of Mississippi County, son of the late Paul Lawrence Rolwing and Elizabeth Margaret Wessels Rolwing, he had lived in Mississippi County his entire life. A graduate of St. …

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    Ellen Brumley

    Ellen Brumley (12/11/19) BERTRAND, Mo. — Ellen M. Brumley, 90, formerly of Wyatt, died Dec. 10, 2019, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Born Oct. 30, 1929, in rural Mississippi County, daughter of the late Tandy Burton Murphy and Gertrude Marie Vowels Murphy, she had lived most of her life in Wyatt where she was a member of the Wyatt Baptist Church. She was employed many years with the Missouri Department of Social Services as a caseworker in the East Prairie office. She moved to Sikeston and b…

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    Raymond Craven

    Raymond Craven (12/11/19) CHARLESTON, Mo. — Raymond Horace Craven, 64, died Dec. 7, 2019, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 27, 1954, in Wyatt, son of Amelia Wilson Craven Morgan of Charleston and the late William Craven, he was a 1973 graduate of Charleston High School. …

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    Helen Tanner

    Helen Tanner (12/10/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — Helen Carol Kellams Tanner, 87, died Nov. 28, 2019, at Baton Rouge. Born Sept. 9, 1932, in Portageville, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Mable Hawkins Kellams and Wallace Kellams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Lee Tanner; one son, Jacque Kellams Tanner; and three brothers, Harold Gene, Billy Wayne and Donald Ray Kellams…

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    Kenneth Sisk

    Kenneth Sisk (12/10/19) SIKESTON — Kenneth “Ken” Sisk, 79, formerly of East Prairie, died Dec. 9, 2019 at his home. Born March 11, 1940, in East Prairie, son of the late Paul Cecil and Sylvia Blanche Patterson Sisk, he was a Vietnam War veteran, having served four tours of duty there and was awarded three bronze service stars. He was of Baptist belief…

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    Lucille Peterman

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    Ken Sisk

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    Jamie Christian

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    Gwinlin Melton

    Gwinlin Melton SIKESTON — Gwinlin JoAnn Melton, 84, died Dec. 7, 2019, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 16, 1934, in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Viola Walker Pixley. Survivors include: three sons and two daughter-in-laws, Harold and Debbie Lancaster of Delta, Ronnie and Linda Davis of Elk Creek, Va., and Gary Melton of Pekin, Ill.; six daughters and two son-in-laws, Teresa Sheppard of San Antonio, Texas, Sherry and Jess McGee of Palm Beach…

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    Imogene Hatley

    Imogene Hatley MILLSAP, Texas — Imogene Maxine Hatley, 93, died Nov. 30, 2019. Born June 23, 1926, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late Lester and Faye Peel, following high school graduation, she enlisted in the Army Corps of Cadets Nursing School during World War II. She worked as a nurse and nursing home administrator, and she was a missionary…

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    Mary Blankinship

    Mary Blankinship PARMA, Mo. — Mary Blankinship, 88, died Dec. 8, 2019, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Oct. 11, 1931, in Parma, daughter of the late Arthur and Myrtle Gillbreath Neal, she had lived in Parma all of her life and had worked as a CNA, Med Tech and in in-home care until she was 82. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Church of Christ belief…

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    Bertha M. Johnson

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    Nedra Shelby

    Nedra Shelby (12/8/19) SIKESTON — Nedra Lee Shelby, 89, died Dec. 6, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 26, 1930, in Matthews, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Nora Shelton Bohannon. On May 7, 1949, in Piggott, Ark., she married Carl Edward Shelby, who preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1999…

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    Violet Tidwell

    Violet Tidwell (12/8/19) SIKESTON — Violet Tidwell, 102, died Dec. 6, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 14, 1917, in Perks, Ill., daughter of the late Holly and Nora Scott Holifield, she was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston…

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    Virginia Tidwell

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    George Wichert Jr.

    George Wichert Jr. CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Mr. George John Wichert Jr., 61 of Cape Girardeau, died on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in Benton, Ky. He was a self-employed rental property owner. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Cape Girardeau and Benton, Ky. His favorite pastimes were fishing, hunting, golfing and boating. …

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    Betty Morrow-Spiker

    Betty Morrow-Spiker POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Betty Jo Morrow-Spiker, 84, died Dec. 5, 2019, at Country Place Assisted Living in Scott City. Born August 28, 1935, at Braggadocio, daughter of the late Ralph Naile and Ethel Lee Howell Tesney, she was raised by her mother and stepfather, the late William Wes Tesney. She lived in Diehlstadt most of her life and had been employed with Brown Shoe Co. …

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    Norma Clubbs

    Norma Clubbs (12/5/19) EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. — Norma Jean Clubbs, 79, died Dec. 4, 2019, at her home. Born May 18, 1940, in Charleston, daughter of the late Albert and Betty Anderson Walker, she was a homemaker and member of St. James General Baptist Church in East Prairie. On Dec. 15, 1965, in Charleston, she married Doss Sterling; he preceded her in death on March 20, 1983…

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    Norma Jean Clubbs

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    Jim McCanne

    Jim McCanne (12/4/19) NEW MADRID, Mo. — James “Jim” McCanne, 65, died Nov. 27, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 10, 1954, in Sedalia, son of the late Joe and Wilma Kemp McCanne, he had worked as the auto body repair technician at Martindale Chevrolet in New Madrid until his retirement…

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    Alvin Bobo

    Alvin Bobo (12/4/19) LILBOURN, Mo. — Alvin Bobo passed away Dec. 1, 2019, at the New Madrid Nursing Center in New Madrid at the age of 78 years. He was born Aug. 16, 1941, in Truman, Ark., son of the late Benjamin and Ivy Wallace Bobo. He was first married to Eunice Lyons Bobo and she preceded him in death on Sept. 27, 2010. On Dec. 20, 2013, he married Theresa Annette Moses, and she survives of the home…

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    Oliver Kelley-Tindle

    Oliver Kelley-Tindle (12/4/19) NEW MADRID, Mo. — Oliver Elmer Elzy Kelley-Tindle, 4 months old, died Dec. 1, 2019, at his home in New Madrid. Born Aug. 1, 2019, in Cape Girardeau, he was the son of Tyler and Janie Kelley-Tindle of the home. Other survivors include: nine siblings, Darian Tindle, Josh Brown, Tayler Tindle, Dalton Langley, Paul Northington and Conner Long of New Madrid; Nicole Lofton of Lilbourn; Tyler “BooBoo” Tindle II and Gabriella Tindle of Rector, Ark.; his grandparents, Je…

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    Wanda Healey

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    David Horne

    David Horne (12/3/19) McALESTER, Okla. — David Michael Horne, 62, died Nov. 26, 2019. Born July 22, 1957, son of the late Doyle and Roberta Lancaster Horne, he previously worked as head of operations for 15 years at the First National Bank of McAlester and then another two years as the vice president at Wilburton State Bank in Wilburton. He was also a Mason of the 32nd degree at the McAlester Scottish Rite Temple…

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    Carolyn Carroll

    Carolyn Carroll (12/3/19) DEXTER, Mo. — Carolyn Lee Carroll, 64, died Dec. 1, 2019, at her home in Dexter. Born April 28, 1955, in Jefferson City, daughter of the late Gordon Hill and Mary Harrison Hill, she was a former educator within the Dexter R-11 School District for 27 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter…

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    Wanda Wiley

    Wanda Wiley (12/3/19) BERTRAND, Mo. — Wanda Jane Wiley, 80, died Dec. 1, 2019, at Bertrand Nursing Center in Bertrand. Born Feb. 13, 1939, in Sentinel, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Agnes Fulks Gault. On Jan. 10, 1958, in San Jose, Calif., she married Oscar Ray Wiley, who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2010…

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    Katie Lee

    Katie Lee (12/3/19) SIKESTON — Katie Ruth Lee, 80, died Nov. 26, 2019, at her home. Born Feb. 15, 1939, in Vanduser, Mo., daughter of the late William and Annie Jefferson Kellum, she attended Buck Ridge School and later served as a teacher for the Benton Head Start in Benton. …

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    Penny Johnson

    Penny Johnson BLOOMFIELD, Mo. — Penny L. Johnson, 53, died Nov. 29, 2019, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 11, 1966, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of the late Billy Gene and JoAnn Olive Flecther Jarrell, she had lived in Bloomfield all of her life. She was Southern Baptist belief and worked as a truck driver for BT Express in Sikeston…

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    Donna Tilley

    Donna Tilley KENNETT, Mo. — Donna Joann Tilley, 66, died Nov. 22, 2019, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Nov. 26, 1952, to the late William “Bill” Ashby and Berneice Goines Ashby, she attended The Bridge Ministries Church in Kennett and had worked at Brown Shoe Company…

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    Julia Wigfall

    Julia Wigfall PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Julia Ruth Wigfall, 87, died Nov. 27, 2019, at Ratliff Life Care Center. Born Nov. 29, 1931, in Tiptonville, Tenn., daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice Thompson Higgs, she was a lifelong housewife. Her husband, Nathaniel Wigfall Jr., preceded her in death…

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    Janice Sloan

    Janice Sloan SIKESTON — Janice Carol Sloan, 72, died Nov. 30, 2019, at Delta South Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born July 7, 1947, in Sikeston, daughter of the late Carl and Marcella Gross Holifield, she had been a resident of the area most of her life and was a homemaker. She had attended the Compassion Church…

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    Waldo Pipkin

    Waldo Pipkin KEWANEE, Mo. — Ronnie “Waldo” Pipkin, 63, died Nov. 26, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 9, 1956, in St. Louis, son of the late Jack Pipkin and Pauline Knight Pipkin, he farmed and raised cattle for most of his life. On March 26, 1976, he married Phyllis Jean Vent, who preceded him in death on Nov. 13, 2010…

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    Bill Hupp

    Bill Hupp SIKESTON — Orville “Bill” Hupp, 95, died Nov. 29, 2019, at his home in Sikeston. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Monday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. Burial with full military rites will follow at 3 p.m. Monday in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield…

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    Mildred Burnett

    Mildred Burnett CHARLESTON, Mo. — Mildred Irene Reeves Burnett, 87, died Nov. 28, 2019, at her home in Charleston. Born April 27, 1932, in Charleston, daughter of the late Oda Augusta and Mittie Lee Parker Reeves, she was of the Baptist belief and had attended the First Baptist Church in Charleston. In earlier years, she worked with Cub Scouts, Brownie Scouts and Girl Scouts…

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    Makesha Watson

    Makesha Watson (11/27/19) SIKESTON — Makesha Gipson Watson, 45, died Nov. 20, 2019, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 7, 1974, in Haywood City, daughter of the late Eugene and Wanda Dean Gipson Harris, she was a 1994 graduate of Scott County Central Schools. She was of the Christian belief and had attended Bell City Church of God in Christ in rural Bell City. She worked at Missouri Delta Medical Center for over nine years and most recently at “Always There” In-home Health Care…

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    Betty Emerick

    Betty Emerick (11/26/19) EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. — Betty Eulene Gentles Emerick, 74, died Nov. 26, 2019, her home in East Prairie. Born June 26, 1945, at New Madrid, daughter of the late James Robert Gentles and Jean Eulene Pugh Gentles, she had lived in East Prairie most of her life…