Archive for January 2012

Patrick Kelly

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Patrick Kelly of Poplar Bluff and also of Dallas, Texas, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Kelly was born April 3, 1949, in Minneapolis, Minn.  He had worked as a health care professional for the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

On March 3, 1978, he was married to Gretchen G. (Zentz) Kelly, in Edina, Minn.  She survives.

Also surviving are a son Peter Shawn Kelly of Frisco, Texas and a sister Kathryn Lorenz of Willimsverg, Va. 

A special thanks to the doctors and staff in the ICU and Emergency Unit at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for the kind, personal care you showed to Patrick- from his family.

No services are planned.

Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, of Poplar Bluff, in charge of arrangements.

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Alice St. Cin

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Alice B. (Conley) St. Cin, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2012, at Westwood Hills Healthcare in Poplar Bluff, with her son at her bedside.  She was 83.

Mrs. St. Cin was born April 5, 1928, in Neelyville, Mo.   She was a lifetime resident of Butler County and a member of New Home General Baptist Church. 

She had retired as a Certified Nurses Aide.  She enjoyed sewing and beign with her grandchildren.

Surviving are one son, Calvin Buhler and wife, Shelbea of Poplar Bluff; two grandchildren, Phillip Buhler and wife, Donna, of Poplar Bluff and Jada Phillips of Florida; her great-grandchildren, Allyson and Madison Buhler and Zachery, Jared and Ashley.

She was preceded in death by a son, Colin Buhler; her parents, Tam Conley and Ruthe (Hall) Conley; a sister, Nadine Mangam; two brothers, Charles Conley and James Conley.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff.  Graveside service will be held in the Coon Island Cemetery, Neelyville, Mo., at 12:30 p.m., with the Rev. Ralph Mayes officiating.

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James Mooney

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

James Mooney of Fisk, Mo., passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  He was 86. 

Mr. Mooney was born June 25, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Lawrence Mooney and Margaret (Hickery) Mooney.  He grew up in Irish Bridgeport, with his 3 brothers, Lawrence, John and Richard.  The boys lost their mother early in life and were raised to be tough, hard-working Catholics.  The only time he ever missed Sunday Mass, was when he was severly burned in 2005 and the last week of his life.   He  enjoyed reading, painting, puzzles and attended the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Poplar Bluff.  For 10 years he worked with his father and brothers as a Union Glaziers of Local 27.   In 1955 he went to work for the Chicago Public School system, as a union glazier (window glass).  He worked there for nearly 40 years.     

He proudly served in the Navy during WWII, as a Seaman First Class, USN I in the Philippines, on the Philippine Liberty 1 Star and on the Asiatic  Pacific 1 Star.  In appreciation for the Veterans of the Second Gulf War, Jim donated his burial plot in Arlington Cemetery to a young soldier.   

On April 10, 1948, he was married to Elizabeth “Betty”  (Walenda)  Mooney.  She preceded him in death on May 21, 1994. They had 6 children, Kathleen, James, Margaret, John, Patrick and Dymphna.  He worked extensively with disadvantaged children and adults after the death of his oldest son, Jimmy, who was severely autistic and brain-damaged and required constant and exhausting care. 

After the death of Betty, he traveled the world, taking him to Japan and South America.  He was a adventurous and almost fearless man.  At the age of 82, he bungee jumped off bridges, climbed mountains and rode the rapids.  He would climb the neighbors trees to trim them.  He loved nature and animals.  He enjoyed hiking and walking anywhere.  Through his travels, he met and married his beloved, Rachael Clark of Fisk, Mo.  They were married June 16, 1997.  He cared for her until her passing in 2011.  Their early years were filled with dancing, laughing and traveling. Every morning, while the coffee was brewing, they would dance in the kitchen.   Rachael  turned the “city boy” into a “wanna-be” farmer.  He enjoyed his tractor and his enormous garden.  They spent many years with Jim outside in the workshop, garden or fields and Rachael in the kitchen, cooking and canning, before ending the day sitting on the swing holding hands. 

James is survived by his 5 children, Dymphna Mooney, Patrick Mooney, John Mooney, Margaret Mary Mooney and Kathleen Mooney; his grandchildren, George, Grace, Harmony and Alex, as well as his nieces and nephews, including his favorite niece, Pamela Mooney-Dryden and a sister-in-law, Rosemary Guintaunt.

He is preceded in death by his late wife’s, Elizabeth Mooney and Rachael Clark-Mooney; one son, James Mooney,  his brothers, Lawrence “Bud” Mooney, John “Jack” Mooney, and Richard Mooney.

Visitation for Mr. Mooney  will be from 3 -8 p.m., Sunday, January 22, 2012, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be recited at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 23, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father David Dohogne officiating.  Burial with full Military Rites will be held at 2 p.m., in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.

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Dylane Eugene Campbell

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Dylane Eugene Campbell, of Poplar Bluff, passed away, Sunday, January 8, 2012, at the age of 12.

Dylane was born September 14, 1999, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.   He was a lifetime resident of Butler County.  He was a student at  the Poplar Bluff 5th and 6th grade Center and was a member of the Calvary Community Church.   He enjoyed  playing the guitar, video games, listening to music and playing basketball. 

Dylane is survived by his mother, Rebecca Rose Cox (J.C. Dicken), and his father, Dennis Eugene Campbell, all of Poplar Bluff;  his grandparents, Kenneth Cox, Poplar Bluff, Velva Allen Vinson and step-grandfather, Terry Vinson of Poplar Bluff;  one sister, Taylor Praefke of Poplar Bluff and one brother, Triston Campbell of Poplar Bluff,  

He is preceded in death by his brother, Kyle Dicken and his grandparents, Dennis Bryant and Linda Gaddy. 

Visitation for Dylane will begin at 6 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. (noon) at the church with Dr. William Vail and Student Pastor Dave McCormack officiating.  Burial will be in the Kinsey Cemetery.  Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Kyle Curtis Dicken

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Kyle Curtis Dicken, of Poplar Bluff, passed away, Sunday, January 8, 2012, at the age of 16.

Kyle was born October 31, 1995, in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He was a lifetime resident of Butler County, and was a student at  the Poplar Bluff High School.  He attended the Fellowship Southern Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the orchestra.  He loved playing in the school band, his trombone and tuba, video games, fishing, camping and hunting. 

Kyle is survived by his father James Curtis “J.C.” Dicken, (Rebecca Cox), of Poplar Bluff, his mother, Lenette (Blackwell) Hendrix and step-father Sheldon Hendrix, of Poplar Bluff; grandparents, Curtis and Wanda Dicken of Poplar Bluff, grandmothers, Terry Callender, of Granite City, Ill. and Linda Pickens, Poplar Bluff; 2 sisters, Megan Pulliam and Taylor Praefke, both of Poplar Bluff; brothers, Eric Cobb, Cody Hendrix and Triston Campbell, all of Poplar Bluff; 2 nieces, Nicole Hendrix, Marlie Hendrix and one cousin, Mallory Dicken; uncle Bobby Dicken and wife Jamie.  

He is preceded in death by his brother, Dylane Eugene Campbell.

Visitation for Kyle  will start at 6 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. (noon) Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the church, with Dr. William Vail and Student Pastor Dave McCormack officiating.  Burial will be in the Dicken Cemetery.

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Junior Davis

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Junior Hardy Davis passed away, Saturday, January 7, 2012, at the  Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, at the age of 84. 

 Mr. Davis was born April 25, 1927  in Success, Arkansas, to the late Hardy and Maud (Staner) Davis.  He had lived in Butler County since 1983, but was formerly of Cahokia, Il.  He was a fork lift operator at General Motors.  He enjoyed gardening, working on cars, and loved going to church.  He helped start the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Cahokia, Ill. and the New Testament Church of Jesus Christ in Neelyville,  Mo., where he was a church board member.  Mr. Davis also served in the United States Air Force during WWII.

On September 23, 1947, he was married to Maudie Lorene (Newingham) Davis, in Corning, Arkansas.  She survives.

Other survivors include his daughters, Barbara Ann Hubbard of Poplar Bluff, and Sharron Kay Davis-Buckner and husband, Alan, of Troy, Ill.; one sister, Josephine Worley of Columbia, Mo., and one brother, Bob Davis, Poplar Bluff.  Six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren also survive. 

Mr. Davis is preceded in death by his parents, Hardy and Maud Davis; sisters, Elise Neal, Marie Hensley, Harvie Sutt, Imogene Kinkade, and Gracie Tuttle; brothers, J.T. Davis and Hurshel Davis. 

Visitation for Mr. Davis will be at 6 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2012, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January10, 2012 in the funeral home chapel,with Rev. Glenda Haven and Rev. James A. Wood officiating.  Burial in the Corning City Cemetery, Corning, Arkansas.

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Carlene Kearbey

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Carlene Faye Kearbey passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012, at Westwood Hills Healthcare, at the age of 83. 

Mrs. Kearby was born February 14, 1928, at Fisk, Missouri, to the late Frank and Pearl (Pettypool) Wright. She enjoyed fishing, cooking, going to church and being with her family.  She attended Lone Hill Baptist Church.    

On August 31, 1945, she was married to Robert Asa Kearbey, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.  He preceded her in death on April 1, 2005. 

She is survived by daughters, Linda Brewer and husband, Posey of Poplar Bluff, and Sandra Pflum and husband, Larry, of Shelbyville, Mo.; grandchildren, Terri Rayner, Christy Whaley, Ginger Hunter, Colin Wescott, Anthony Gipson, and Tammy Gipson.  Eleven great-grandchildren and 2 great-great- grandchildren also survive. 

Visitation for Mrs. Kearbey will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2012, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  Funeral service at 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2012 in the chapel, with Rev. Jimmy Gilbert officiating.  Burial in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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Bob Barriner

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Bob Ray Barriner, formerly of Poplar Bluff, passed away, January 2, 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama at the age of 71.

Mr. Barriner was born August 6, 1940, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to the late James Riley Barriner and Rose (Jackson) Barriner. 

He had served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era and was a heavy equipment operator in the coal mines.  He was of the Christian faith and enjoyed fishing and playing the guitar. 

On February 23, 2006, he was married to Louise (Brewer) Barriner, at Albertville, Alabama.  She survives. 

Also surviving are  seven children; Margaret Ruston and husband, Rick, Charles Barriner and wife, Suzanne, Diana Beck and husband, Larry, William Gardner, Sabrina Curtis and husband, Mike, Katie Chaffin and husband, Darrel, April Willisson and husband, Norman; sixteen grandchildren; Ricky Ruston and wife, Lauren, Candice Ruston and husband, Brandon, Crystal Beck and husband, Jason, John Beck and wife, Alisha, Kristen Barriner, Jeremy Barriner, Shaylynn Gardner, Patrick Gardner, Andrew Sanford and wife, Jennifer, Brittney Cates, Erika Curtis, Luke Curtis, James Ray, Hollie Chaffin, Dustin Chaffin, and Emma Chaffin; 8 great-grandchildren; Jacob Beck, Destiny Beck, Kylar Panky, Isaiah Panky, Alexis Panky, Davis Ruston, Kristen Rhodes, Ryan Rhodes. One sister, Pat Blount also survive.

Mr. Barriner was preceded in death by his parents, James and Rose Barriner; a wife, Rebecca Barriner; 2 sisters, Rosie Bullard, Lenore Snyder; 3 brothers, Olen Toombs, Jim Barriner, and Fred Barriner.

Visitation service for Mr. Barriner will begin at 12 p.m. (noon), Saturday, January 7, 2012, at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo., followed by a graveside service and burial at 2 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Cemetery, in Butler County, with full military rites.  Rev. Ricky Ruston officiating.  Contibutions should be made to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, to help with the funeral expenses.

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