Archive for October 2010

Velma Ward Shelton

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Velma Ward Shelton, 78, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. passed away Friday Oct. 29, 2010 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  Visitation will be held Monday Nov. 1, 2010 at 10 a.m. followed bya VFW Ladies Auxillary service at 10:30 prior to the funeral services at 11 a.m. at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar, Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Mrs. Shelton was born June 4, 1932 at Annapolis, Mo.  She was a member of the Highland Drive Chruch of Christ.  She retired as a medical insurance clerk at Kneibert Clinic.  She enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. 

On Oct. 4, 1982, she was married to Emil Shelton at Poplar Bluff.  He survives.

Also surviving are three children, Gary and Sandy Ward, Patty and Ronnie Harty and Joy and Ken Hicks, 17 grandchildren, Kelly and Chuck Bazzell, Kathy and Nathan Kirkley, Charlie and Dana Aubuchon, R.W. Harty, Racheal and Larry Clyburn, Jess and Jasmin Ward, Gary Ward II, Billy Waiz, Susan and Steve Gillihan, Shelly and Kyle Bourd, Casey Hicks, Jan and Carla Hicks, Scott Hicks, Ken Shelton, Evetta and ChesterPhillips, Christine Phillips and Scott Phillips; 23 great-Greatchildren Justin Kirkpatrick, Valerie Nomland, Robyn Nomland, Luke Haskanson, B.J. Walz, Tevor Walz, Alyson Clyburn, Nicholas Clyburn, Emaly Clyburn, A.J. Clyburn, Justin OKay, Danielle Aubuchon, Tristan Gillihan, Madelyn Gillihan,Isabella Gillihan, Lauren Bourd, Palyn Bourd, Rossi Hicks, Kember Hicks, Piper Hicks, Justice Hicks, Jersey Hicks, Hannah Huntsman, Emma Phillips; a nephew, John Kelley and a niece, Mary Bradley.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ella Hatridge Kelley and father Amon Kelley.

There will be a VFW Ladies Auxillary service at 10:30 AM Monday before the funeral service at 11:00AM

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Angela Tinsley

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Angela Ellen Tinsley, 49, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2010 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.   Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Oct. 30, 2010 at the Black River Cemetery Williamsville, Mo.  

Mrs. Tinsley was born December 9, 1960 in Poplar Bluff and was a life time resident of Butler County.  She was of the Catholic Faith. She was high school subsitute teacher.  She enjoyed arts, crafts, computers and teaching.

On June 6, 2007, she married Leonard F. Tinsley in Butler County, he survives.

She is also survived by brothers Glendel Garrett of Poplar Bluff and Gayle E. Garrett of Poplar Bluff.

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Carol A. Martin

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Carol A. Martin, 68, of Poplar Bluff, passed away October 24, 2010 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  Visitation will begin at noon October 28, 2010 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints  2414 Katy Lane.  Followed by funeral service at 1 p.m. with Bishop Oesterreicher officiating.  Burial will be at the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

Carol A. Martin, 68, of Poplar Bluff, passed away October 24, 2010 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Martin was born Aug. 9, 1942 in Granite City, IL.  She had lived in Poplar Bluff for 45 years.  She was a loving mother and grandmother and homemaker.  She loved the outdoors, gardening and baking.  On June 24, 1995 she married Keven Martin in Granite City IL and he survives.

Also surviving are her children:  Scott Wilchek of Cibole, TX; Torri Davis of Poplar Bluff; Monty Wilchek of Huntington Beach, CA; and Joey Wilchek of Huntington Beach, CA; two sisters; Joyce Davis and Doris Rose both of Granite City, IL; a brother Dale Durborow of New Douglas, IL; and eleven grandchildren and 1 great grandchild

She was preceaded in death by her parents; William Durborow and Elise Durborow; two sisters Barbara Green and Charolett Curt, a brother David Durborow.

Visitation will begin at noon Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2414 Katy Lane.  Followed by funeral at 1PM with Bishop Oesterreicher officiating.  Burial will be at Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

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Bill F. Stewart

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Bill F. Stewart, 73 of Poplar Bluff, passed away Monday October 25,2010 in the Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, MO.  A graveside funeral service with full military rites will be held at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, MO  at 11a.m. Friday October 29, 2010

Bill F. Stewart, 73, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Monday October 25, 2010 at the Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau.  Mr. Stewart was born July 23, 1937 in Bisbee, Arizona.  He was a member of Green Forest Church of Christ.  He served in the Army and was retired from Phillip Dodge Corporation in Bisbee Arizona. 

On March 29, 1986 he married Betty Craft Stewart in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.  Also surviving are three children:  Bobbie Stewart of Bisbee, AZ; Doris Marie Coleman of Bisbee, AZ; and Lisa McMurtry and husband Mel of Centerville, Maryland. Also surviving are one sister; Dottie Whitman and husband John of Bisbee, AZ and two brothers: Glen Stewart and wife Betty of Festus, MO ; Merle Young and wife Lisa of Independence, MO  Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren

Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his father Oliver Stewart and mother Blanche Willi Stewart.  He was also preceded in death by a son; Allen Stewart.

There will be no public visitation.  A graveside funeral will be held Friday October 29, 2010 at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, MO at 11AM with full military rites.

The family requests memorials be made to:  Children’s Homes Inc  5515 Walcott Road  Paragould, AR  72450

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Peter Joseph Davi

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Peter Joseph Davi, 87 , of Poplar Bluff entered into rest on Sunday October 17, 2010 at Westwood Hills Nursing Home.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM- 11:40 AM Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home; 844 Cedar St.  Poplar Bluff.  A mass of christian burial will then follow at noon Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 841 Vine St.  Poplar Bluff.

Peter Joseph Davi, 87, of Poplar Bluff entered into rest Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Westwood Hills Nursing Home.  Mr. Davi was born April 6, 1923 in Pittsburg, California to the late Vincent A. Davi and Rose Marie Corrado. 

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Poplar Bluff, the Knights of Columbus, and American Legion Post 153.  Mr. Davi served in the United States Army and was a retired traveling salesman.

He enjoyed collecting NFL football memorabillia and watching his favorite NFL team, the Sanfrancisco 49ers play football.

He is survived by a daughter, Carla Aldridge and husband Earve of Poplar Bluff.  A son, Dennis Davi and wife Marilyn of California.  A brother, Nino Davi of California and four grandchildren:  Carmen Bernard and husband Brian of Tulsa Oklahoma, Terry Aldridge and wife Lisa of Poplar Bluff, Bruce Davi and wife Randi of Clovis, California; Brian Davi and wife Erika of Clovis, California.  And seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews from San Francisco Bay Area and Oregon.

Visitation will begin at 10 AM -11:40 AM at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St.  Poplar Bluff.  Followed by a Mass of Christian burial at noon Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 841 Vine St.  Poplar Bluff, with Father David Coon officiating.  Burial will follow at Sacared Heart Catholic Cemetery, with full military honors.

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James Jackson

Monday, October 4th, 2010

James Earl Jackson, 80, of Wappapello, passed away Sunday October 3, 2010 at his home.  Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Wed. Oct. 6, 2010 followed by funeral services at 12 noon at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  Burial in Black Creek Cemetery. 

Mr. Jackson was born September 23, 1930, and formerly resided in  St. Louis.  He was a  retired Stone Mason and was a member of the Church of Christ.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting. 

On January 25, 1995, he was married to Mary Young Jackson, in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

Also surviving are children Shelly Kunkel, St. Louis; Terry Jackson, Florida, Debbie Johnson, Pevely, Mo.; Lisa Page, Wappapello, Debbie Jones, Wappepello.  Four sisters, Flora Rice, Waterloo, Ill.; Lois Plunk, Harviell. Alice Winter, Washington, Mo.; two brothers Jerry Jackson, Doniphan, and Dean Jackson, Doniphan. 

Eight grandchildren  and nine great-grandchildren survive.

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Phyllis Holden Lively

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Phyllis Holden Lively,57, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Saturday, Oct.2, 2010. Born July 13, 1953 in St. Charles, Illinois, and a former resident of Rochelle, Ill.  She was a CNA and enjoyed playing Bingo, sewing, and being with her grandkids. 

Ms. Lively is survived by her children, Christina Barrett of Rochelle, Ill,. Lisa Bishop and husband Shane of Poplar Bluff; and Bobby Lively Jr. of Watohoma, Wisconsin, and her mother, Darlene Marie “Jenkins” Holden also survive.   Also surviving are one sister, Tina Kearbey of Poplar Bluff, brothers Nathan Holden and wife Donna, Poplar Bluff, Michael Owen Holden, Vermont; Buddy Kearbey and wife Teri of Poplar Bluff; Joe Kearbey and wife Deliah of Poplar Bluff.

Thirteen grandchildren, Nathan Estes, wife Faith of Lacross, Wisc.; Kelli Person and husband Jeremy, Roshelle, Ill. ; Michael -Paul Estes, wife Alicia, Roshelle, Ill.; Miranda Doty and Kyle Doty of Sycamore, Ill.; Haley Bishop, Amy Mancinas, Aaron Bishop, Alexis Bishop, Abella Bishop all of Poplar Bluff;  Bobby Lively III, Ethan Lively and Joshua Lively, Wisconsin.  Three great-grandchildren: Layla Person, Roshelle, Ill., Adrian Estes, Wisconsin, Timothy Person, Roshelle,Ill.           

Her father, Nathan Herman Holden preceded her in death.

A private family memorial  to be held in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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