Archive for June 2011 – Page 2


Monday, June 6th, 2011

Allison,”‘Ally” Daughhetee 8,  foud herself sheltered in the arms of God Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in Madison County, as the result of a car accident.  Visitation will be Tuesday, June 7, 2011 from 5-9PM at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St.  Poplar Bluff.  Funeral will be 1 PM Wednesday, June 8, 2011 in funeral home chapel with Bro. Shelvie Stephens and Bro. George Howell officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Williamsville.

Ally was born May 10, 2003 in DesMoines, Iowa to Ronald Daughhetee Jr. and Melissa Blaha -Daughhetee, who both survive.  She attended Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church.  She was on the ‘A’ Honor Roll at Oak Grove Elementary School in Poplar Bluff.  She received a leadership award in her classroom and a library and a music award at her school.  She enjoyed playing soccer, reading, riding her bicycle and her scooter, and singing at church.  Ally was a junior auxillary member for American Legion Post 153.  She also enjoyed wrestling on the bed with Pa Pa Ron, giving monkey hugs to grandpa Jerry and having sleepovers with Sissy. 

Also surviving are her grandparents; Ronald and Betty Daughhetee of Poplar Bluff, Jerry and Vicki Blaha of Panora, Iowa; a great-grandmother,  Dorothy Blaha of Havelock, Iowa; a sister, Abby Nicole Burke of the home; aunts and uncles; Wendy and Dave Krischel; Mikki Martin, and Gina and Trent Stilwell; cousins; Tyler Krischel, Morgan Krischel, Hunter Martin, Hannah Stilwell, Harley Stilwell and Wyatt Stilwell; a large extended family and many friends. 

Ally will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

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Curtis Deal

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Curtis Deal, of Poplar Bluff, passed away June 1, 2011at the age of 49.

Visitation for Mr. Deal will be Friday, June 3, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 3 p.m. in the chapel.  Rev. Luther Abbott and Rev. Kevin Hall officiating.  Burial in City Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Mo. with full military honors.

Mr. Deal was born June 6, 1961 to parents Jerry and Mary (Buffington) Deal, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was a sheetrock hanger by trade, and enjoyed hunting, running his dogs and playing baseball.  He was a member of the National Rifle Association and served in the United States Army from 1983-1988. 

In 1983 he was married to Judith Deal, who preceded him in death on January 7, 2010.

On October 30, 2010 he was married to Raetta (Jackson) Deal in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

 Also surviving are his parents; one sister Teresa Smarr and husband Charles of Columbia, Mo.; two step-children Robbie Dennis and Amy Dennis of Poplar Bluff; and two step-grandchildren; Maison Dennis and Olivia Dennis of Poplar Bluff and a nephew; Brian Smarr.

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James C. Earl

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

James C. Earl of St. Louis, Mo. passed away May, 25, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St Louis.  He was 35.

Visitation for Mr. Earl will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2011, followed by the funeral service at 12 noon in the chapel.  The Rev. Roy Williams will officiate.  Burial will be in the City Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Mo. 

Mr. Earl was born March 29, 1976, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.  He had formerly lived in Denver, Colorado and Poplar Bluff and Butler County for 10 years. He was of the Baptist faith and had worked at Rowe Furniture.  He enjoyed cutting hair, music, art, playing the drums and was a rapper.

 Surviving are his children, JaVonye Earl, Dewayne Earl and Jocelyn Domingbe, all of St. Louis; the mother of his children, Nancy Rucker; his mother, Marry J. Earl Pitts of St. Louis; his step-father, Barry Harvin of St. Louis; a sister, Shelia Wallace of Poplar Bluff; five brothers, Jerome Webb, Carlos Wallace and Lawrence Mann, all of Poplar Bluff, Steven Wayne Arrington of St. Louis and Virgil Brown of Wisconsin.

 He was preceded in death by his father, James Wallace on June 10, 2008; his stepmother, Margaret Wallace on February 25, 2011; and a sister, Sonja Wallace.

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