Archive for December 2013

Linda Dare-Howdeshell

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Linda K. Dare-Howdeshell, 60, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, December, 29, 2013 at the St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Mrs. Howdeshell was born February 2, 1953 in Poplar Bluff.  She was a beautician and of the Pentecostal faith. 

In 1980 she married Dennis Howdeshell in Poplar Bluff.  He survives.

She is also survived by her sister, Sue Hendrickson.

Her parents Archie Dare and Dorothy (Ward) Dare preceded her in death.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff followed by funeral services at 2 p.m., in the chapel, with Rev. Jimmie Bruce officiating.  Burial will be in the Black Creek Cemetery.

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John Jobin

Monday, December 30th, 2013

John Earl Jobin, 82, of Harviell, Mo., passed away December 19, 2013. 

Mr. Jobin was born November 27, 1931 in St. Louis, Mo.  He served in the  United States Air Force during the Korean War and worked as a printer.  He was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed working in his garden and flower beds.

He leaves behind two daughters, Kathryn Poole and Patricia Harberd; two grandchildren, Jamie Poole and Matthew Poole as well as three great-grandchildren, Brandy, Mickaela and Angel.   

He is preceded in death by his mother, Georgia Gannon.

No services are planned at this time.  Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Bruce Lynch

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Bruce Devon Lynch, 54, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, December 23, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Lynch was born September 26, 1959, in Poplar Bluff.  He was a member of the Green Forest Church of Christ and was executive director of Independent Living Center of Southeast Missouri.  He enjoyed reading, music, attending concerts and St. Louis Cardinal Baseball games and loved helping people.

On April 26, 2008, he married Vicky Lynch. She survives.

Other survivors include one sister, LuWanna Forister and husband, Charles, and one brother, Gaylon Lynch.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Lynch and Arushia Lynch.

The family will plan a memorial service at a later date with Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff in charge of arrangements.

 

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Harry Ramsey

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Harry Ramsey, 78, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013, at the Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. Ramsey was born September 19, 1935, in California, to the late Claude and Tracy Ramsey.

He was retired from RV sales and enjoyed fishing and playing pool.

Also preceding him in death, his wife, Dollie Ramsey and a sister, Cecelia JoAnn Jones.

A niece, Janet Caraker, of Belleville, Ill., survives.

A memorial service will be planned at a later date.

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Thelma Hicks

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Thelma Mae Hicks, 81, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Friday, December 27, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Hicks was born July 25, 1932, in Butler County.  She was a seamstress her entire life.  She was a volunteer at the VA Hospital and loved bowling and sewing. 

On October 11, 1975, she married Ralph Hicks in Poplar Bluff.  He preceded her in death in October 2007.

Surviving are two sons, Bruce Bell and Dennis Bell and a granddaughter, Destiny Bell.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, Lawerence and Mattie (Thurman) Seesengood and two brothers, Edward and Elmer Seesengood.

Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Monday, December 30, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff  followed by funeral services at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Ralph Mayes will officiate.  A private burial will be in Bays Spring Cemetery.

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John William Duff

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

John William Duff 87, of Gravois Mills Mo.passed away on December 21,2013,  at University Hospital in Columbia Mo.

He was born on June 26,1926 at MoArk Arkansas. He lived most of his life in and around Corning Arkansas. He was a Mason belonging to Lodge 520 in St.Louis Mo. a member of the Church Of Christ in Corning Arkansas. John loved camping,fishing  and boating,being outdoors.

Surviving  is  a son Douglas Duff of St.Louis Mo. and daughters, Debra Langland of South County St.Louis,Cindy Long of GravoisMills Mo. Also  surviving are 9 Grandchildren.

Mr.Duff was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison Duff and Oma Higgins Duff. and one son Billy Duff,  two sisters Juanita Waugh, and Priscilla.

Visitiation will be at 10 AM on Thursday Dec.26, 2013,  at Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville, services will follow at 11:30 AM in the  Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel. Internment will follow at the Mo.Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.

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Fred Davis

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Kenneth F. “Fred” Davis, 79, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Davis was born August 31, 1934, in Lamar, Ark.  He was of the Baptist faith.

On April 16, 1965, he married Nora Esta (Lade) Davis in Corning, Ark.  She survives.

Other survivors include his four children, Kenneth D. Davis and wife, Pat, Dennis G., Davis, Margaret Tipton and husband, Robert, and Patty Fuller and husband, John; four sister, Joyce Trevillion, Jo Kinsman, Ruth Overton and Eda Dewitt; nine grandchildren, Dawn Wahby, Jason Owens, Rebecca Simpson (Rodney), Jennifer Voss (Steve), Cynthia Davis, Mercedez Ice, Robert Ice III, Addison Fuller, and Kendall Fuller and seven great-grandchildren, Honnah Wahby, Nicholas Simpson, Christopher Simpson, Kaylin Jackson, Dane Voss, Lathan Alcorn and Alexis Alcorn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James T. Davis and Estella Margaret Catt) Davis; a son, Kenneth F. Davis II; and four brothers, James, Karl, Charles and Dean Davis.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, Mo.  The graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery with Rev. Bill Orr officiating.

 

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Betty Hornbeck

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Betty Jane Hornbeck, 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, December, 16, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Hornbeck was born June 18, 1937 at Williamsville, Mo.  She was a member of Third Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  She enjoyed gardening and loved bowling.

On December 28, 1956 she married Donnie Ray Hornbeck.  He survives.

She is also survived by a daughter, Debbie Trout of Poplar Bluff and one brother, James Hooper of Lemay, Mo.

Preceding her in death include her parents, William and Mary Jane (Hicks) Hooper; two sisters, Gladys Lashley and Lucille Crecelius and three brothers, Marvin Hooper, Charles Hooper and Vernon Hooper.

Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ralph Mayes and Rev. James Capps officiating. Burial will be in the City Cemetery.

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Anthony Garrett-Sparks

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Anthony Garrett-Sparks, 23, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, December 16, 2013, at The Manor in Poplar Bluff.

He was born September 19, 1990 in Poplar Bluff, Mo.  He enjoyed video games and cooking. 

He is survived by his parents, Chuck and Margaret Sparks; a sister, Jessica Sparks; three brothers, David Sparks, Johnathan Sparks and William Metzing; and his grandmother, Betty Talley. 

Grandparents, Charles and Elsie Sparks precede him in death. 

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013 followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m. at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, Mo. The Rev. Ron Payne will officiate.  Burial will be in Brown Chapel Cemetery.

 

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Sarah Ellen Nimon

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Sarah Ellen Nimon, 20, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at her home.

She was born December 21, 1992, in Poplar Bluff.  She was of the Baptist faith.  She enjoyed listening to Luke Bryan and worked at McDonald’s. 

Survivors include her parents, Terry and Linda (Pierce) Nimon; and one brother, Justin Nimon; her grandmother, Janet Emmons; a special aunt, June Lynch Lane and husband, Allen Lane and a special cousin, Kyle Denney; as well as her Uncle Bryan Pierce and wife, Angela and children, Jackie and Alex Pierce.

She is preceded in death by a grandmother, Mildred Pierce-McCormick; grandfather, Bill Nimon;and a cousin, Brittney Pierce.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Roger Mayo officiating.  Burial in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

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