Archive for August 2011

Brandon Groves

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Brandon Carl Neal Groves, 29 of Williamsville passed away Tuesday, August 30. 2011, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.  Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Cornerstone Tabernacle Church, Poplar Bluff, Mo., followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m.  Pastor Bryan Parkey will officiate and burial in the Military Crossing Cemetery, in Wayne County.

Mr. Groves was born November 4, 1981 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. to parents Gary and Emma (Hillis) Groves.  He was a concrete construction worker, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being with his children.  He had formerly lived in Eldon, Mo. and Springfield, Mo.  He attended Cornerstone Tabernacle Church in Poplar Bluff. 

He is survived by his parents, Gary and Emma Groves of Williamsville, his children, Legend Neal Groves of the home, Tucker Groves  and Rilie Groves of Eldon, Mo.  Also surviving  one brother, James Cluckey,  of Williamsville a niece, Makaila Thornburgh and nephews, Brett and Brennen Cluckey.

Brandon is preceded in death by his grandparents Neal and Altamae Groves and Carl and Edith Hillis.

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Sharon Kay(Somers)Scott

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Sharon Kay(Somers) Scott  passed away Sunday, August 28, 2011 at her residence.  She was 63.  Visitation for Ms. Scott will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  A graveside service  and burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Cemetery, Clay County, Corning, Ark., with Ron Fowler officiating.

Ms. Scott was born June 23, 1948 at Poplar Bluff, Mo. She had worked as a machinist and medical transport driver,  she enjoyed reading books. She had formerly lived at Granite City, Illinois.

Surviving are sons, James Sims and wife, Tammy of Pontoon Beach, Ill. and Shawn W. Herman of Popar Bluff, Missouri; one sister Diane Somers and one brother, Billy Lee Somers; four grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Katherine Hope Pickett.

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Nadine Mangam

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Nadine Mangam passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at The Manor Nursing Home, at the age of 77.  Visitation will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  No Funeral Services will be held. 

Ms. Mangam was born November 12, 1933 at Neelyville, Mo. to the late Tom and Ruth (Hall) Conley.  She had formerly lived in Phoenix, Arizona, but had lived in Butler County for the last 17 years.  She enjoyed quilting and sewing.  Ms. Mangam was a member of New Home General Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her sons, Steven Anthony Mangam of Poplar Bluff, Michael Owen Mangam of Senath, Mo., and William D. Mangam of Poplar Bluff; four grandchildren; Thomas Magam, Katrina Mangam, Dustin Mangam, and Daniel Mangam and one sister Alice Stein of  Poplar Bluff.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and husband William Marvin.

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Monday, August 15th, 2011

Alexander Christian Metzing, 18, of Poplar Bluff died Sunday August 14, 2011 in Butler County.  Visitation will be 6PM Wednesday August 17 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff.  Funeral will be 10AM Thursday at Pilgrims Rest Church on Hwy 160 In Fairdealing.  Rev. Ron Payne and Rev.Warner Allen officiating.  Burial will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Alexander Christian Metzing was born December 26, 1992 to William and Mary Metzing, in Poplar Bluff.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, swimming, camping, playing pool and joking around.  He was a member of Pilgrims Rest Church at Fairdealing. 

 He is survived by his parents; William and Mary “Baldwin” Metzing, of Fairdealing; his fiance; Josie Johnson of Fairdealing; grandparents; Richie and Brenda Peavy of Poplar Bluff, Sue Metzing, of Poplar Bluff; and Dan and Ann Baldwin of Wrangell Alaska.  Sisters; Catrina Marie Metzing and Michelle Rose Metzing both of Fairdealing; brothers; William Martin Metzing, and Jonny Sparks both of Poplar Bluff. 

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Martin Michael “Marty” Metzing June 12, 2011.

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Danielle Dye

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Danielle Latreace Dye was born sleeping Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

She is survived by her parents, Johnny Junior Reed and Erica Jean Dye Harley, both of Poplar Bluff, Mo. ; four sisters, Monica Dye, Meiona Worley, McKiyah Dye and Jerica Harley; and two brothers, Marshawn Dye and Deamario Thomas.

A private family visitation held Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Burial in the Union Mennonite Cemetery, Odon, Indiana.

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Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Carl Wesley Felts, 76 of Harviell entered into Heaven Sunday, August 7, 2011 at his residence.  Visitation will be 6-9PM Tuesday August 9, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar St.  Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be at 11AM Wednesday, the 10th at Temple Baptist Church, 1813 Barron Road, Poplar Bluff.  Rev. Steve Patterson officiating and burial will be in Memorial Gardens.

Carl was born July 9, 1935 in Harviell, MO  He had formerly lived in St. Louis, Mo  He was a member of Temple Baptist Church.  He retired from General Motors in 1987, after 31 years of service.  He then became a self-employed carpenter.  Fourteen years ago he moved to Poplar Bluff, where he built his retirement home.  He and his wife were licensed pilots and scuba divers.  He enjoyed riding motorcycles, boating on the current river, working in the yard and taking care of his wife. 

September 5, 1959 he married Helen Wilson-Felts in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.  Also surviving are four sisters; Ruth Tolleson (Earl), Nashville, TN; Mary Silkwood (Ed), Poplar Bluff; auneita Keller (Duane), Bonne Terre; Jane McGuire (Sonny), Montgomery City, MO; and special relatives and caregivers; Donny and Linda Emmons; Fairdealing; and many brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors. 

Carl was preceded in death by his parents Winfred and Beulah Felts and brother Donald Felts. 

In lieu of flowers, make memorials to Temple Baptist Building Fund 1813 Barron Rd.  Poplar Bluff, MO  63901 or

The leukemia and lymphoma society Gateway Chapter

77 West Port Pls. Ste 101  St. Louis, MO  63146

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Rebecca Lynn Beston

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Rebecca Lynn Beston passed away Saturday, July 30. 2011 at Poplar Bluff, Mo. Rebecca was born September 30, 1976 at Oran Mo.  She was a life time resident of Poplar Bluff, Mo.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, fishing, writing poetry and loved animals.

On Febrary 14, 2003 she was married to Christopher Beston, he survives. Also surviving are her children; Darion Kinder, Bryce Beston, C.J. Beston and Saphira Beston of the home; her father Ed Kinder of Halls, Tennessee and mother Linda (Piper) Null of Poplar Bluff, Mo., three sisters; Michelle Kinder, Poplar Bluff, Valerie Hiles, Mandoro, Wisconsin and Heather Rice, Rolla, Mo.; grandmothers  Hazel Kinder of Poplar Bluff and Margaret Piper of Brighton, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers Vernon Kinder and Charles Piper.    

Burial in the City Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Mo.

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