Archive for March 2011

Jeffery “Jack” Marcellus Moore

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Jeffery “Jack” Marcellus Moore departed this life on  March 28, 2011 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. at the age of 62.  Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m.  Friday, April 1, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, Mo. Visitation will also be from 12 -1 p.m. Saturday followed by funeral services at 1p.m. at  Mt. Calvary Power House Church, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  Burial in City Cemetery, with full millitary rites.  Rev. Johnnie Williams and Bishop Ron Webb officiating.

Born on February 11, 1949 to the late Ezell and the late Evelyn (Glass) Moore in Birdeye, Ark.  After graduating from Poplar Bluff High School in 1967, Jack served in the United States Army for 2 years.  After his Honorable Discharge, Jack worked for Union Pacific Railroad until he retired in 1995.  While on his retirement Jack enjoyed working at the SEMO Baptist Youth Camp (Share Croppers Camp) as Camp Manager and Wheatly Historical Preservation Center.  Jack’s hobbies included collecting antiques, carpentry, historian and political activist for the Democratic party.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Winston Moore; sisters, Rita Faye Moore, Jeanetta Moore and Beverly Kaye (Moore) Simpson; mother-in-law, Eunice (Griffin) Brewer and brother-in-law, Clemmie Simmons.

Jack leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 38 years, Margaret ( Brewer) Moore and children, Sidney Moore and Jeffery Moore III,  of Poplar Bluff; daughters, Adrienne (Mareece) Webb of LaVergne, Tn and Erin (Alhagie) Ceesay of Long Beach, Ms., 10 grandchildren, Jalon Harris, Tiana Harris, Adrian Webb, Darian Webb all of LaVergne, Tn.,  Marissa Webb, Soley Webb, Payton Johnson and Mya Johnson all of Poplar Bluff, and Yahya Cesay of Long Beach, Ms.; siblings, Herman ( Sara) Moore of Dalton, Il, Margaret ( William) Kimball of Chicago, Il, Azell ( Bobbie) Moore of  Bellwood, Il, Odessa Simmons of Shreveport, La. Willie Mae Raney of Fairview Heights,Il, Al Moore of St. Louis, Bradford (Jacqueline) Moore of Kansas City, Mo, Patricia ( William) Diggs of Raytown, Mo., Bernice (Anthony) McPhee of Antioch, Tn, Dennis Moore of San Francisco, Ca and Rebecca ( Gregory) White of Columbia, Mo; Aunt Hazel (Glass) Mills of Poplar Bluff; brother -in-laws Charles ( Shirley) Brewer of Chicago, Il, Fred Brewer of Miami, Fl, Earnest (Anika Fields) Brewer of Tallahassee, Fl and Darren Simpson of Grandview, Mo; sister-in-law Elsie Moore of Los Angeles, Ca; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Jack never came across a stranger and called many people his friends.  Jacks’ best friends included: Calvin Smith, Ed McKinney, Marion West, Lavell Hinton, Rex Rattler, Ferdie Reed, Clarence Dailey, Paul White, Richard Joachim and Danny Anderson.

Jack was a devoted son, nephew, brother, husband, father, and grandfather and friend. He will truly be missed by everyone he came in contact with.

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Jennifer Ward Birchfield

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Jennifer Ward Birchfield, 28, of Williamsville, Mo. passed away, Monday, March 28, 2011.  Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011 at the funeral home.

She was born October 7, 1982 in St. Louis, Mo.  She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her mother Mary Ruessing, her fiance’ Al Gipson, three children, Bethenie Ward-Birchfield, Trinity Ward, and Lacy Gipson; one sister Cally Davis, three brothers Christopher Davis, James Davis, Jason Davis, two grandmothers, Viola Achens and Carolyn Wallace.

Her father, William Ward, preceded her in death.

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Shannon M. Badgley

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Shannon M. Stovall Badgley, 51, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. passed away Friday, March 25, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

The family will have a memorial service on Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Holiday Inn banquet room.

She was born April 7, 1959, in Elgin, Ill.  She lived most of her life in Poplar Bluff.  She was of the Southern Baptist faith and a member of the Eagles.

She was employed in restaurant management.  She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandson.

In 1986, she married Ralph Dale Badgley in Poplar Bluff.  He survives.  Also surviving are three children, Jason Aaron Stovall, Alexandrea Athena Stogall Lee and husband, Shawn Allen Lee,  Tara McCluskey, all of Poplar Bluff.; one sister, Melissa Vinson of Poplar Bluff; four brothers, Lexi Stovall and Rick Stovall,  both of Poplar Bluff, Steven Harrison of Alabama and Richard Vinson of Arkansas; one grandchild, Nickolas Kane Lee; one aunt, Joyce McCoy and husband, Gary, of Puxico. 

She was receded in death by her father, Dewayne Stovall and mother Barbra Daugherty Vinson.

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Friday, March 25th, 2011

Louise Weaver, 63 of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  Visitation will begin at 6PM Saturday, followed by a memorial service at 7PM in the chapel; 844 Cedar Street Poplar Bluff.  Memorials may be made to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home PO Box 1409 Poplar Bluff, MO  63902

Mrs Weaver was born February 28, 1948 in Poplar Bluff and lived most of her life in Butler County.  She was of the baptist faith.  She ran Motor Harbor Restaurant for several years.  She enjoyed bingo and loved to cook. 

Surviving are one daughter; Athena Napier of Poplar Bluff; two siters; Barbara Braden of Poplar Bluff and Brenda Harwell of Hunter, MO  three brothers; Gerald Murphy of Mayfield, KY, Bill Dorris and Ernie Dorris both of Poplar Bluff and one grandchild; Scotty Napier. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; Willie Dorris and Nadine Shook Dorris and one sister; Lucille Willcut

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Karen Shaw

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Karen Elizabeth Shaw of Poplar Bluff, Mo. passed away at her home, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the age of 65.  A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.,  with Vernon Curry officiating.

She was born June 15, 1945, in Fort Smith, Arkansas to parents Fred and Elsie (Blankenship) Blalock .   She had previously lived in Beebe, Ark., before moving to Poplar Bluff 18 years ago.  She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a homemaker. 

On June 18, 1963, she was united in marrriage  to  Harold “Doc” Shaw.  He survives.  Also surviving are her children,  Tim Shaw and his wife, Mandy, of Campbell and David Shaw of Kabul, Afghanistan; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents and five brothers.

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Jami Ray Carter

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Jami Ray Carter, son of James Carter and Kathy Stephens Carter, passed away March 19, 2011 at Neelyville, Missouri. He was born July 26, 1976 in St.Louis,  Missouri. His visitation will be Wednesday March 23, 2011  starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel at Neelyville, Missouri. His services will be March 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Neelyville, Chapel with burial in the Naylor Memorial Cemetery following services.Rev. Wes Flaugh will officiate.

Jami was a life long resident of Ripley County, He enjoyed hunting fishing working on cars and spent time with his son Bradley. He had attended the Current River Baptist Church. Jami is survived by his Mother Kathy Carter of Doniphan, Missouri,  his Son; Bradley Joseph Carter of Doniphan, Missouri One Brother; Joey Carter of Doniphan, Missouri and his Grandmother; Artie Carter of Naylor, Missouri. Jami  was preceded in death by his Father James “Cowboy” Carter,  April 18, 2010.

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Trudy Lurena Stone

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Visitation for Mrs. Stone will be from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at First Baptist Church, Poplar Bluff.  Funeral  will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at the church. 

“For several days, the angels stood behind her bed guarding her every breath.”  On March 14, 2011 our beloved wife and mother, Tudy Lurena Stone began to fade.  While at home, surrounded by her family, the angels started hovering over her, lifting her spirit peacefully into the heavenly hands of God.

Mrs. Stone was born January 25, 1938 in Corning, Arkansas.  She was a loving daughter to her mother, Ora Ramsey and her father, Elmer Ramsey who preceded her in death.  On May 29, 1955 she married her soul mate, Clyde Stone of Poplar Bluff, who survives.

Mrs. Stone was a retired teacher from the Poplar Bluff R-I School District.  She touched the lives of countless students throughout the years, with her creative and unique teaching styles.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church  of Poplar Bluff and she loved her church family.  She was an accomplished musician and artist.  Her favorite pastime was spending time with her family. 

Mrs. Stone has three children,  Darrell Stone of Ft. Worth, Tx., Treena Murray and her husband Phil Murray, of Poplar Bluff, and Kimra Beckett and her husband Jim Beckett of Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Mrs. Stone was blessed with 11 grandchildren, Jessica Wilson (Brandon) Crawford of Auxvasse, Mo, Mark ( Sarah) Wilson of Poplar Bluff, Kamille and Jodi Beckett of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Shawn (Bree) Stone of Houston, Tx., Jason (Sara) Stone of St. Charles, Mo., Chad Stone of Indiana, Zach Stone, of Oregon, Travis Stone, Ryan Murray and Nathan Murray of Poplar Bluff.  She has four great-grandchildren, Ashley and Penelope Stone, Kylie Vaughn, and Evan Rhinehart.  Mrs Stone also has a half sister, Catherine Naquin and half brother Skip Ramsey of Texas.

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Thomas Eugene “Tom” Penrod

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Thomas Eugene Penrod,60, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, son of William Gerald Penrod and Lula Mae Grimes Penrod, Passed away at his residence in  on March 14,2011. He was born October 28, 1950 in Neelyville, Missouri.   On may 24, 1969 in Neelyville, Missouri he was married to Druzilla Booker. She survives.  Also surviving are his son, Thomas Daniel Penrod and wife Shannon of Villa Ridge, Mo. and one daughter, Stacey Penrod Barker and husband Vernon of Neelyville, Missouri,. His Mother Lula Mae Grimes Penrod. three sisters, Carolyn Kellems of Poplar bluff, Mo., Sandra Wiess and husband John of Alton, Mo., and Mary Sells and husband Rick of Poplar Bluff, Mo. one brother, William G. Penrod and wife Faye of Poplar Bluff, Mo. Seven Grandchildren, Jacob Penrod, Lauren Penrod, Ethan Penrod, Joel Penrod, Maegan Penrod and Erin Penrod and Gage Allen Barker.

He was preceded in death by his father as well as one grandson Nathaniel Elias Penrod. He was a truck driver and had lived in St,Louis for 18 years before moving back to this area. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing his guitar and singing. He was of the Non Denominational church. He had served in the United States Army.

Visitation will be Friday March 18, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel at Neelyville, Missouri with a graveside service on Saturday March 19, 2011 at 11:00 am in the Kinsey Cemetery, with full military rites. Donnie Fowler officiating.

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Judith Ann Jiles

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Judith Ann Jiles, 70, of Neelyville, Missouri passed away March 5, 2011 in the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Her visitation was held on Monday March 7, 2011 in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel at Neelyville, Missouri. Her graveside service was held at the WoodLawn Cemetery in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Rev Kevin MaAnulty officiated.

On July 22, 1959 at Poplar Bluff, Missouri she was married to Gerald Marcus Jiles. He preceded her in death on November 27, 2006. She is survived by; four daughters; Susan Lawson and husband Mark of  Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Cindy Ray and Dewayne of Neelyville, Mo.Debbie Locke and Vickie Nelson of Rainer Washington. Sister, Jenny Savage of Priest River, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her parents William Reagan and Lorena Spurgeon Reagan. as well as 2 brothers, Pat Reagan and Tommy Reagan.

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Alvin Lee Camper

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Alvin Lee Camper,60,  of  Doniphan, Missouri,  was born April 27, 1950 in Naylor, Missouri. He passed away March 4, 2011 in the St. Francis Hospital at Cape Girardeau, Missouri . A Grave side service was held on March 7, 2011  3:30 p.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Ron Fowler Officiated.

On July 24, 2010 At Harrisburg, Arkansas he was married to Ruby York. She survives. Also surviving; One daughter, Brenda York of Doniphan, Missouri and one son; Clarence York of Doniphan, Missouri Three brothers, Elbert Camper and Albert Camper of Peryear, Tn. and Windle  Camper of Springfield, Mo. one Sister, Rosemary Camper of Paris, Tn. He was preceded in death by his parents; Elbert Camper Sr. and Mable Irene Thurman Camper as well as one sister ; Linda Wood and 1 brother Larry Camper.

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