Archive for October 2013

Cheryl Smith

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Cheryl Ann Smith, age 48, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Mrs. Smith was born March 9, 1965 in Granite City, Ill.  She was an elementary teacher in the Neelyville School system.  She loved teaching and developing children’s minds.  She loved her family and her church and she enjoyed crafts. She was a member of the Palace of Praise Church in Poplar Bluff and the Missouri Teachers Association.

On June 10, 1983 she married Bob Smith, in Granite City, Ill.  He survives.

Also surviving include her children, Matthew Smith and wife, Kasie, Nicole Burden and husband, Brad, and Sarah Willard and husband, Nick; her parents, Paul and Syble Hillis; her mother-and father-in-law; James and Bonnie Smith; a sister, Beverly Smith (Mike); three brothers, David Hillis (Sherry), Steve Hillis (Edna), Timothy Hillis (Stacie) and brother-in-law James Smith; two grandsons, Landon and Carson Burden and a granddaughter, Sawyer Willard.

She is preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Brenda Smith and a niece, Autumn Brondell.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the Palace of Praise Church, 1400 Herschel Bess Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at the church with Bishop Kent Miller officiating.  Burial held in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Comments (5)

Lucille Kime

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Lucille Fay Kime, 71, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday October 20, 2013, at Westwood Hills Healthcare in Poplar Bluff. 

Mrs. Kime was born March 31, 1942 in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania.  She was a member of Fellowship Southern Baptist Church in Harviell, Mo. A homemaker, she enjoyed reading and going to church. 

She was married to Dellus Kime.  He preceded her in death September 27, 2005.

Mrs. Kime is survived by two daughters, Trena Simpson and Tracy Boyd both of Poplar Bluff; a sister, Darlene Hahn of Pennsylvania; and brother, Richard Baughman of Pennsylvania;three grandchildren, Justin Boyd, Austin Boyd, and Joshua Simpson

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse E. Baughman and Anna Grace (Bea) Baughman

A memorial visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar St.  Poplar Bluff, Mo.,  followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. with Brother Jimmy Gilbert officiating.

Comments (1)

Mildred Dahlgren

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Mildred Ann Dahlgren, age 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday October 10, 2013 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Dahlgren was born September 19, 1937 in Charleston, Ms., to the late Wilson and Jewel(Scott) McCullough.  A housewife, she enjoyed cooking and canning, fishing and playing bingo.  She was a member of First General Baptist Church. 

On September 19, 1959 she married Edwin C. Dahlgren in Lockport, Ill.  He survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Dave and wife, Rhonda of Demotte, Ind., and Rick and wife, Pam of Poplar Bluff; a daughter-in-law, Mary Dahlgren of Ohio; a sister, Totsy (Ira) Causey of Piggott, Ark.; one brother, AJ “Boots” McCullough of Ellsinore, Mo.; her grandchildren, Kaelin, Trevor, Kierra, Kyleigh, Cody, Miranda, William, Ethan, Lexi, AJ, Brody, Jonathon, Danika, Ashley, Alyissa  as well as two great-grandchildren on the way.

Also preceding her death a son, Dan Dahlgren and siblings,  Hazel, Maydean, John, and Wilson Jr. McCullough.

A memorial visitation will be held at 5 p.m. Monday October 14, 2013 followed by memorial service at 6 p.m. at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, in Poplar Bluff, with Dr. Dick Murray officiating. Interment will be held in the Mo. State Veterans Cemetery, Bloomfield, Mo.

Comments (0)

Ina Christie

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Ina Christie, age 78, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013 at her home. 

Mrs. Christie was born June 9, 1935, in Butler County, to the late Shelby and Mamie (Osborn) Garner.  She worked as a bookkeeper.  She enjoyed quilting, teaching sign language and helping the churches deaf choir, writing, her friends, family and church.  She was a member of the Living Word Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.

On August 5, 1961 she married Aubrey Christie in Poplar Bluff.  He preceded her in death December 30, 2011. 

Survivors include her children, Debbie Christie of Springfield, Mo., Judy Seawel and husband, Brent, of Poplar Bluff, Karen Zarky and husband, Art, of Camdenton, Mo., son-in-law, Bill Jones of Poplar Bluff; grandchildren, Brian Jones and Angie Taylor, both of Springfield, Mo., Jaybe Blair and husband, Kyle of Columbus, Ga., William Roach, Oakland, Tn., Christie Browne and husband, Richard of Springfield, Mo., Carrie Stone of Aurora, Mo., Dan Seawel and wife, Julie of Clever, Mo., Sarah McAnulty and husband, Nathan of Poplar Bluff, Karen Sue Heembrock and husband, David of St. Louis, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Mairin and Colin Knauss, Carson, Avery and Richie Browne, Emmaleigh Stone; Ailee, Olivia and Benjamin Seawell, Kara, Robert and Katie Heembrock. 

Also preceding her in death a daughter, Carolann (Christie) Jones; sister, Minnie Easter and two brothers, Shelby Garner and Edward Garner.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the Living Word Baptist Church, 456 Township Line Rd., Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, October 14, 2013 at the church with Rev. Donnie Emmons officiating.  Burial will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo. in charge of arrangements.

Comments (0)

Mary Lee Hornbeck

Thursday, October 10th, 2013


Mary Lee (Gower) Hornbeck, age 84, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away October 10, 2013, at Westwood Hills Healthcare in Poplar Bluff.

Mrs. Hornbeck was born April 26, 1929, in Oran, Mo., to the late David Jefferson Vincent and Sarah Louvera Elizabeth (Sloat) Gower.  She was devoted to her husband, children and grandchildren. An avid gardener, she loved canning and sharing with her family and friends. She was an excellent seamstress making wedding dresses and prom gowns for her children and grandchildren.

On October 5, 1944, she married Jesse Hornbeck, in Corning, Ark. He preceded her to heaven this year and we know he was waiting for her with open arms at the eastern gate.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda (Allan) Bellamy, Springfield, Mo., Sharon (Marion) Tibbs, Poplar Bluff; four grandchildren, Kimberly Bellamy, Springfield, Scott (Michelle) Bellamy, Olathe, Ks.; Michelle (Doug) Bates, Poplar Bluff, Brian (Lori) Tibbs, Poplar Bluff; great-grandchildren, Kaylee (David) Hessling, Dexter, Kelsey Bates, Lucas, Tanner, and Tyson Tibbs, of Poplar Bluff, and Ashley (Jason) Davis, Long Beach, Ms.; five great-great-grandchildren; a brother James Albert Gower , a sister Dorothy Moore, Poplar Bluff.

Preceding her in death were siblings, Rosetta Stucker, David Gower and Jimmy Henson.

Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo., followed by funeral services at 1 p.m., with Ron Fowler officiating.  She will be laid to rest by her beloved husband in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. Monday, October 14, 2013.

Comments (4)

Luther Medley

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Luther Medley, 81, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. 

Mr. Medley was born June 19, 1932, in Wappapello, Mo. He served in the US Army from 1953 to 1955. He was a lineman for a utility company.  He enjoyed playing bluegrass music, making and repairing wooden instruments, fishing, and playing with his grandchildren. He was of the Southern Baptist faith.

He married Bonnie (Prewett) Medley May 24, 1952, in Piggott, Ark. She survives.

Also surviving are four children, Gary Medley (Hilda) of Goddard, Kansas, Sharron Watson of Pocahontas, Ark., Karen Murphy (Doug) of Williamsville, Mo., and David Medley (Ginger Potts) of Poplar Bluff; five grandchildren; Amanda Hicks, Jeffrey Watson, Elizabeth Perigo (Ian), Matthew Murphy and Cody Potts; and three great-grandchildren, Ally Barnett, Vayne Perigo and Chase Hicks.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Eva Medley; three sisters, Virgie Johnson, Cordella Fouts and Lena Harty; four brothers, Leslie Medley, Bill Medley, Leamon Medley and Lonzo Medley; a son-in-law, Charles A. Watson and a granddaughter, Michelle Medley.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday October 11, 2013  at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home (844 Cedar Street) in Poplar Bluff. The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday October 12, 2013 in the funeral home chapel, with Brother Jimmy Gilbert officiating.  Burial will be in the Black River Cemetery with Military honors.

Comments (1)

Devonte Curtis Dye

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Devonte Curtis Dye, age 5, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013, at Qulin, Mo. 

Devonte was born July 8, 2008 in Springfield, Mo.  He was a kindergarten student and loved to run and play outside.  He also enjoyed music.

He is survived by his mother, Amber Zoll; his father, Jimmy Dye Jr.; grandparents, Becky Zoll and Keith Zoll, Magnolia Gainwell, and Carmelita Quentin Craft; 2 sisters, Gabrielle Lewis and Andrina Dye and 2 brothers, Jaykob Gannon and Mason Zoll. 

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m., at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street (9th and Cedar) Poplar Bluff, Mo., with  Bishop Ron Webb officiating.  Burial will be in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

Comments (7)

Bob Faborito

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Bob Faborito, 90, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Faborito was born June 8, 1923, in Maui, Hawaii.  On June 15, 1957, he married Jean (Garrett) Faborito, in Chicago, Ill.  She preceded him in death in 1980.

Survivors include his children, Val McCarthy, Bob Faborito, Cathy Emmons and Debbie Cassinger; one sister, four brothers, nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. 

His wife, parents and one sister precede him in death.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff with Rev. Glenn Epps III officiating. 


Comments (1)