Archive for March 2011 – Page 2

Alisa Kaye Hayes

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Alisa Kaye Hayes, 51 of Neelyville, Missouri, passed away at her home in Neelyville, March 4, 2011. Her visitation was held on Monday March 7, 2011 in the Fowler-Sullivan memorial Chapel in Neelyville, Missouri with her services following at 1:00 p.m. March 7, 2011. Rev Allen Leutert officiated. Burial was held in the Brown Chapel Cemetery near Brosley, Missouri.

On April 5, 2005 at Neelyville, Missouri She was married to David Tony Hayes. He survives. Also surviving are Four children, Jason Snyder, and Jessica Snyder of Florissant, Missouri and  Paul and Maudia Badolato of Hazelwood, Missouri. Her father Jesse Mize of Florissant, Missouri One Sister,  Laurie Mize of Florissant, Missouri, 1 brother; Jeffery Mize of St.Louis, Mo,. One Grandchild Brendan Snyder of Florrisant, Mo.. She was preceded in death by her Mother, Rhonda Robinson Mize and 2 brothers, Kenneth and Brian Mize.

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Roy Daniel Rudd

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Roy D. Rudd, 58 of Fairdealing, Missouri passed away March 4, 2011 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was born November 20, 1951, at Hayti, Missouri.  His visitation was held Tuesday March 8, 2011 in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel at Neelyville, Missouri. His services were held Wednesday March 9, 2011 in the Fowler-sullivan Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Arlin West Officiating. His interment was held Thursday March 10, 2011 in the Bentonville Memorial Gardens in Bentonville, Arkansas.

On June 15, 1975, at Haleyville, Alabama He was married to Minnie Bernice Junior. She preceded him in death on March 18, 2006. He is survived by;One son, Michael Rudd of Centerton, Arkansas and one daughter, Charity Lott of Fairdealing, Missouri. five sisters, Pearlene Stone of Doniphan, Mo., Emma Young of Fairdealing, mo., Shirley West and Barbara Blurton of Wardell, Missouri and Bonnie Brooks of Perryville, Missouri. one Brother, Ricky Rudd of  Wardell,  Missouri.  He is also survived by 6 grandchildren.He is preceded in death by his Parents, James Rudd and Clara Hart Rudd. also one son, James Daniel Rudd and one sister, Tootice Duncan and one brother James William Rudd.

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Sandra Kaye Martin

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Sandra Kaye Martin, 61, of Corning, Arkansas, passed away February 27, 2011 at the Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, Arkansas. Her visitation was held Tuesday March 1, 2011 at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville, Missouri. The service was held March 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in Neelyville with Brother Russell Chitwood officiating. Burial was in the Antioch Cemetery in Oxly, Missouri.                                                                            She was born November 20, 1949 in Rockford, Illinois.  On July 1, 1975  in East Moline, Ill. Sandra was married to Troy Martin. He survives. Also surviving is one daughter Dawn-Marie Coggins and her husband Jason of Little Rock, Arkansas. One sister; Linda Jones of Rockford, Ill. and two brothers; Bill Jones of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Mike Jones of Dallas, Texas. Her Mother; Dorothy Beasley Jones of Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father William Hollis Jones.

She was a member of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed crafts, sewing and reading and cooking. Sandra will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

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THOMAS BREECE

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Thomas Breece, 64, of Poplar Bluff went to his Heavenly home Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.  Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2011 followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at Living Word Baptist Church on Township Line Rd in Poplar Bluff.  Rev. Donnie Emmons will officiate and burial with full military honors will be at Black River Cemetery on JJ Hwy.

Thomas was born June 6, 1946 in La Port, Indiana.  He was a member of the Living Word Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  He was a carpenter.  He was a St. Louis Cardinal fan, collected Elvis Presley memorabilia and enjoyed going to vintage car shows. 

Thomas is survived by three children; Glenn Thomas Breece and Joanne Lyn Breece Garrett, both of Rockford, IL and Jessica Lauren Breece of Poplar Bluff.  One brother Louis Breece of Datto, Arkansas; three sisters; Veda Elliott of Oxly, Linda Hillis of Williamsville and Sue Jameson of Poplar Bluff; four grandchildren; Brittney, Wayne and Devin Garrett and Jaryd Breece. And by Mike Patterson of Doniphan; whom Thomas thought of as a son.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Dennis Paul Breece Sr. and Joan Smires Breece; his step mother Hassie Thorkelson, a sister; Sue Leiber and a brother Dennis Breece Jr.

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ROBERT EARL COX

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Robert Earl Cox, 56, of Poplar Bluff passed away March 12, 2011 at his residence.  Visitation will begin at 10AM Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St.  and funeral services will be at 11AM Tuesday.  Rev. Dallas Merriman will officiate and burial will be in City Cemetery. 

Mr. Cox was born January 17, 1955 in Bernie MO, to the late Willard Wilson Cox and Opal Richards Cox.  He enjoyed fishing and camping.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.

On August 31, 1984 he married Janet Merriman in Butler County and she survives.  Also surviving are; a daughter, Jessica Renea Barger of Springfield, MO ; his father-in-law; Jesse Merriman of Poplar Bluff, 5 sisters; Barb White of Bernie; Freda Long of Bernie; Sharon Gremore of Portageville; Alice Wheeler of Wheatland, MO and Mary Taylor of Goreville, IL and 2 brothers; Roger Cox of Dodge City Kansas and Mike Cox of Middlebrook, MO

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Argusta (Mack) Moss

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Argusta (Mack) Moss, 89, of Poplar Bluff went to her heavenly home March 10, 2011 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  Visitation will be at noon Monday, March 14, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St.  Poplar Bluff and the funeral service will follow at 1p.m., with Dr. Ron Webb officiating. Burial in Bacon Pasture Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Mo.

She was born May 5, 1921, in Arkansas and lived most of her life in Butler County.  She was a member of New Light Missionary Baptist Church, and received Christ at an early age.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time with her family and friends. 

On June 3, 1948, she was married to O.T. Moss Sr. He preceded her in death on Feb, 23, 2001. 

Surviving are two sons, Willie Moss and O.T. Moss Jr. and wife, Margaret, all of Poplar Bluff; one stepdaughter, Gean Wise of St. Louis, Mo.; one brother, Spencer McReynolds of Oakland, Ca.; five grandchildren, Montez Moss and Brandon Moss, both of Cape Girardeau, Mo.,  April Kilgore and husband, Michael of Poplar Bluff, Maurice Moss of Portland, Ore.; three step-grandchildren, Les Wise Jr., Angie Rhone and husband, Eric, of St. Louis and Chris Wise of California; eight great-grandchildren and many other family and friends.

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SAMUEL RUSSELL

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Samuel Russell, 22 passed away March 6, 2011 in Oklahoma.  Visitation will begin at 10:30AM Saturday, March 12, 2011 at Bay Springs Missionary Baptist Church (off M Hwy) and funeral services will begin at 11AM Saturday with Elder Cletus Powell officiating.  Burial will be in Bay Springs Cemetery. 

Samuel was born Oct. 17, 1988 in Monroe North Carolina and had formerly lived in Arizona.  He had planned on attending college this fall.  He loved playing music, writing and was a very good artist. 

He is survived by his father; Don Russell and Mother Leslie Whalen Russell both of Roff Oklahoma.  His grandparents; Charles and Shirley Whalen of Poplar Bluff; uncles; Martin Whalen of Edwards California, Edward Russell of Poplar Bluff, and John Russell of Poplar Bluff.  Aunts; Shirley Russell of Poplar Bluff, Peggy Daughhetee of Poplar Bluff, Phylllis Ford of Poplar Bluff, and Judy Smith of Poplar Bluff.  A brother; James Russell of Roff Oklahoma also survives; and six cousins.

Samuel was preceded in death by his grandmother Julie Russell; grandfather; James M. Russell and a cousin Megan Daughhetee

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DEWAYNE SCOTT

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Memorial services for Dewayne Scott will be held 6-8PM Thursday March 10, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home; 844 Cedar Street Poplar Bluff, MO

Dewayne Scott, completed his battle with cancer on March 7, 2011.  He fought his battle with resilience, courage and grace.  He was in inspiration and friend to many.  Dewayne, the son of Dallas Scott and Hazel Decker; born in Ellington MO in 1947.  He resided in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.  Dewayne was a member of the United States Army from 1966-1968, serving in the Vietnam Conflict.  Dewayne married Diana Hodge in 1969 and were married for 22 years.  Dewayne worked for the Poplar Bluff Street Department for 28 years; retiring in 2002.  Dewayne was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He was at peace in the solitude of nature.  Dewayne is survived by his two children; Dallas Dewayne Scott of Poplar Bluff and Dana Ann Scott of Republic, MO ; Jennifer Skidmore of Republic, MO  His three grandchildren; Trenton Scott, Paetra Scott, and Jaxon Skidmore.  Also survived by three sisters; Janet Chapman, Sharon Mullins and husband Jim Bob and Brenda Scott; his mother Hazel Smith and his former wife Diana Scott. 

He is preceded in death by a sister; Carolyn Macom and his father; Dallas Scott.

The family wants to thank all of the special individuals who touched his life and offered support through this difficult time. 

In lieu of flowers, make memorials to  Mingo Wildlife Refuge  24279 State Hwy 51  Puxico, MO  63960

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CAPTAIN L.B. POWELL

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Captain L.B. Powell, 95, departed this life March 3, 2011.  Visitation will begin at 6PM Friday, March 4, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St. Poplar Bluff.  Funeral will be at 11AM Saturday March 5, 2011 at the funeral home chapel.  Donnie Fowler officiating and burial will be at Memorial Gardens.

On July 15, 1938 Captain Powell was married to Marie Brooks, who preceded him in death on Oct. 25, 2005.  They were in love at first sight and married a few months later.  They were married for more than 67 years.  They had four children.  Two daughters Evelyn Marie Powell Moore and Mary Jane Powell Ezell; two sons, Captain Riley L.B. Powell and Captain Van Lee Powell, all surviving.  Also surviving are six grandchildren; Tina Slinker Nevels, Gary Slinker, Sherry Ezell Abbott, Christy Ezell Vaughn, Woody Powerll and Jeffrey Powell in addition to two step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, Priscilla and Matt Warren.  L.B. is survived by one brother, Captain Robert Earl Powell and family of Poplar Bluff.  two sisters; Ruth Powell Rice and Rose Anna Nicks of Texas.  several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Ira Byrd Powell and Lena Rivers Rice Powell; four brothers, Roy Byrd Powell, Howard Lee Powell, Captain Van Harvey Powell and Albert Colice Powell; two sisters Mary Blanch Powell and Kathryn Stephens Powell Hills. 

L.B. was a good family man, a good neighbor and was well liked an very well respected.  He will be greatly missed.

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Edith Mae Edwards (Darlin)

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Edith Mae Edwards, 76, of  Piedmont, Mo. died Monday, February 21, 2011 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on August 4, 1934 in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of the late Joe and Maude Bell.  She met and married the love of her life, Don Edwards, in the fall of 1957.  Don passed and led the way just 111 days before, on November 2, 2010.

Darlin enjoyed entertaining and was always welcoming friends and family into her home with a glass of iced tea and an open heart.  Her life was full of music, dance, and never ending card games.  In her late years, she enjoyed nothing more than grabbing an afghan and curling up on the couch with her grandkids and watching movies.

She raised four daughters, Vicci Ott, Becky Beatty, Teresa Graham, and Beverly (Wally) Meyer.

In addition to her four daughters, she is survived by two brothers, Floyd (and the late Glenda) Bell, and James (Lenor) Bell. She was preceded in death by her husband Don Edwards and two brothers, Joe (Joyce) Bell, and Bernel Bell.

She was most proud of her grandchildren, Wade Edwards, Chrisy Beatty, Heather ( Jeff) Brockert, Markelle Graham, Olivia Meyer, Jack Meyer, and the newest addition, great-granddaughter, Stella Grace Brockert.  She was preceded in death by her grandson, Thomas Augustus Ott.

She met each of life’s struggles with a strong mind and relentless will.  Those who were touched by her warm heart and loving hands will never forget her strength and beauty.  While Edith will be greatly missed by her family and friends, we take comfort in knowing that she and Don are together forever…laughing, dancing and having a ball.

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