Archive for June 2012


Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Phyllis Darlene Tucker, 63 of Poplar Bluff, died Sunday June 24, 2012 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  She was born Sept. 10, 1948 in Benton Charter Township Michigan.  She had formerly lived at Alton, MO

She was a homemaker and enjoyed bingo and fishing.  June 5, 1970 she married William Lee Tucker.  He preceded her in death Nov 6, 1991

She is survived by her children; Helen Tucker of Fairdealing, Maria Rector of St.Louis, Gerald Tucker of Grandin and Carrieanne Marie Derr of West Plains; a sister, Patricia Buckley of Texas and brothers; Freddie Buckley of Poplar Bluff and Alvin Caskey of Doniphan; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; John and Mary Caskey and James Buckley; brothers; Gary Buckley and Johnny Ray Buckley.

A memorial visitation will be held Sunday, July 1 at 1Pm at Pilgrims Rest Church in Fairdealing, followed by a memorial service at 2:30PM

In lieu of flowers make donations to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home PO Box 1409 Poplar Bluff, MO  63902

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Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Virgiline Underwood, 74, of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday June 20, 2012 at Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff. 

She was born July 27, 1937 in Swartz Creek Michigan.  She was a member of the Palace of Praise in Poplar Bluff.  She formerly lived in Clare, Michigan.  She had worked as a waitress, was a member of the Moose Lodge in Clare and enjoyed playing bingo.

She was married to Ray Underwood, who preceded her in death 2001.  Surviving are two children; Margie Shipman and husband Danny of Poplar Bluff and Michael Albertson and wife Karen of Michigan; two sisters; Polly Marsh of Swartz Creek, Michigan and Joyce Canter of Mayfield, KY; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; Lilborne Hughes and Ellen Buckley; one son, David Albertson; three sisters; and two brothers. 

Services will be at a later date in Clare, Michigan

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Monday, June 11th, 2012

Bernadette C. Leslie, 78 of Poplar Bluff passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

She was born August 10, 1933 in Chicago, IL  She was a home maker who enjoyed babysitting and collecting figureens.  She was married to Otis Leslie who preceded her in death on October 4, 1999

She is survived by nieces and nephews. 

No services are planned

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Monday, June 11th, 2012

Ruby Nadine Cheshire, 83 of Poplar Bluff, passed away June 9, 2012 at St. Frances Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.  Mrs. Cheshire was born October 18, 1928 in Kennett, MO

She had formerly lived in St. Charles, IL.  She attended Abundant Life Christian Center, was a home maker, loved doing puzzles, playing cards, watching gospel television and westerns.  On Aug. 18, 1952 she married Toy Cheshire.  He preceded her in death Feb. 13, 2006  Also preceding her in death were her father; Bee Jordan, mother, Lilian Jordan; two brothers; Olan Jordan and Bobby Jordan.

She is survived by four children; Terry Wayne Cheshire and wife Alice of P.B., Bobby Joe Cheshire and wife Peggy of P.B., Sandra Kay Hayes of Maine and Debra Lynn Hert and husband Clyde of Paragould, Ark; 15 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren

Visitation will be 11-noon Thursday, June 14 at Fowler-Sullivan, 844 Cedar St, the funeral will be at 1PM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor David Thomas officiating and burial at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett, MO

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Monday, June 4th, 2012

Harold Powell, 66 of Fisk passed away June 3, 2012 at his daughter’s home in Fisk.  Harold had formerly lived in Poplar Bluff.  He was born May 22, 1946 in Dudley, MO  He enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with family.  On April 9, 1964 he married Rebecca Vaughn in Poplar Bluff.  She died March 17, 2005. 

Harold is survived by 4 daughters; Shirley Tidwell and husband Sherman; Carol Schmidt and husband Robert Sr.; Sheila Powell and fiancee Randy Foster; and Michelle Fletcher and husband David Sr. ; 3 sisters; Carol Haga of California; Marie Roop of South Carolina and Rose Harper of O’Fallon; 14 grandchildren; Billy, Harold and Jason Tidwell of Poplar Bluff; Rebecca, Robert Jr and Randy Schmidt of Poplar Bluff; Sylve and Christina Burden of Fisk; Terry Fletcher of Jackson; Donald Powell-Hager, Haley Hager of Poplar Bluff; Monke, Stephanie and David Jr.  of Arkansas;  16 great-grandchildren; Tabby Bilbrey, Amber, Jason Jr, Blake, Mary, Emily Tidwell; Serenity, Charlie, Brian Gilliam, Lizzy and Mandalynn Fletcher, Sophia Long, Kaylee Hager, Suzzie Hager-Rapson, Braxton Fletcher and Makela Tidwell.

He was preceded in death by his wife Rebecca, his father Hershal Powell and mother Lucille Hunt-Powell; brother Hershal Jr.;a sister Clara and a grandson Steven Schmidt.

The family would like to give and extra special thank you to Legacy Hospice Banetta and Kerri

Visitation will be 7-9PM Friday June 8th at Fowler-Sullivan Poplar Bluff 844 Cedar St.  and funeral will be 11AM Sat. June 9th at the funeral home chapel with John Vaughn officiating.  Burial will be in Black Creek Cemetery.

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