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Jesse Hornbeck

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Jesse M. Hornbeck, age 87, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 at The Manor in Poplar Bluff. 

Mr. Hornbeck was born July 10, 1925, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Ransom and Rosetta (Redford) Hornbeck. He attended Poplar Bluff School before joining the CCC from 1939-1941.  He served in the United States Army from 1941-1945, during WWII.  He worked at Toellner Bakery (Bamby Bread), for 20 years. He then retired in 1990 from the Missouri Highway Patrol, as head of Maintenance for 22 years. Mr. Hornbeck was a devoted man to his children and grandchildren.  An avid gardener, he loved sharing his tomatoes and cucumbers with his many family and friends. 

On October 5, 1944, he married Mary (Gower) Hornbeck, in Corning, Ark.  She survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Brenda Bellamy and husband, Allan, of Springfield, Mo., and Sharon Tibbs and husband, Marion, of Poplar Bluff; four grandchildren, Kimberly Bellamy, Springfield, Mo., Scott  Bellamy and wife, Michelle, Olathe, Ks.; Michelle Bates and husband, Doug, Poplar Bluff, Brian Tibbs and wife, Lori, Poplar Bluff; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Hessling and husband, David, Dexter, Mo., Kelsey Bates, Lucas, Tanner, and Tyson Tibbs, all of Poplar Bluff, Ashley Davis and husband, Jason, of Long Beach, Ms., Cole and Drew Bellamy of Olathe, Ks.; five great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Everett and wife, Pete, Little Rock, Ar., Donnie Hornbeck and wife, Betty, Poplar Bluff, Ralph Hornbeck, St. Louis, Mo., two sister-in-laws, Dorothy Moore, Poplar Bluff and Carol Hornbeck, of Naylor.

Also preceding Mr. Hornbeck in death are siblings, Willis, Trillis, Albert, and  Arvel Hornbeck, Lula Bell Moore, Carl and Ira Hornbeck.

Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo., followed by graveside services, with Military Honors, at 1:30 p.m. in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.  Services officiated by Ron Fowler.

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Pauline Lade

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Pauline L. Lade, age 89, lifetime resident of Poplar Bluff, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 at her home. 

Mrs. Lade was born January 10, 1924, at Poplar Bluff, to the late Alonzo and Ethel Clara (Snook) Hornbeck.  She retired from the V.A . Medical Center and also, from the Poplar Bluff School, as a kitchen manager.  She enjoyed fishing, quilting, and gardening.  She was a member of Third Baptist Church and Semo United Blind Club.

On August 2, 1941, she married Victor Lade in Corning, Ark.  He preceded her in death on June 30. 1978.

She is survived by her children, Larry Lade, Nora Davis and (niece) Virginia Crafford; sisters, Irene Lade and Suzie Vaughn, one brother, Richard Hornbeck; seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Also preceding her in death include a daughter, Linda Grills; three grandchildren, Rodney Grills, Freddy Davis and Amy Crafford; five sisters, Martha Stephens, Mary Matilda Shoemake, Alta Vanderpool, Kathryn Corcoran, Margaret Hornbeck; five brothers, Charles, Leo, Roy, Alfred and Lloyd Hornbeck; two nephews, Bill Overton and Melvin Overton; and her grandparents, Frances Marion and Susan ( Beales) Hornbeck, Charles Berdett and Mary Jane (Schmick) Snook.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff.  Graveside services at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013  in the City Cemetery with Rev. Bob Fry officiating.

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Kathryn Wilson

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Kathryn Lynn Wilson, age 56, lifetime resident of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Poplar Regional Medical Center.

Ms. Wilson was born September 18, 1956, in Poplar Bluff.  She had worked at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center and enjoyed reading and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include two sisters, Patricia Sadler of Brandon, Florida, and Phyllis Jarrell of Poplar Bluff; and one brother, David Wilson of Williamsville, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul E. Wilson and Birdie (Mitchell) Hodge, and one brother, Larry E. Wilson.

The family will have an interment at a later date.

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John Johnson

Friday, March 1st, 2013

John Clifford Johnson, age 65, of Imboden, Ar., passed away February 27, 2013 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Mr. Johnson was born June 18, 1947, in Turmann, Arkansas.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and later worked in construction. 

On November 14, 1984 he married Virginia Gail (Malone) Johnson. She preceded him in death on November 12, 2009.

He is survived by his children, Kimberly D. Richey, Johnnie Johnson, Woodrow Warren Durham and Traci Johnson; his grandchildren, Jessica, Joseph, Jesse, Johnny, and Justin Johnson, Andrea Myers, Elias Sosa, Nicholas and Adam Starcerich, and Drake and Nicholas Durham; two sisters, Brenda Haynes and Jeanette Keatts; three brothers, James, Kevin and Patrick Johnson; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Also preceding him in death includes his parents, Cecil Johnson and Lola May (Westmoreland) Johnson- McNeal; three brothers, Eugene, George and Dwight Johnson.  

Memorial services will be held at Mr. Johnson’s homestead Friday, April 5, 2013, beginning at 6 p.m.  His ashes will be laid to rest in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Annieville, Ar.  with a graveside service  begining at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013

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