Archive for December 2013 – Page 2

Stephanie Goodrich

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Stephanie Michele Goodrich, 41, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013, in New Madrid County. 

Ms. Goodrich was born May 15, 1972, in Poplar Bluff.  She was of the Christian faith.  She was a registered nurse at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  She enjoyed her family, cooking, reading and riding horses.   She also loved her dog and music.

Survivors include two sons, Brian and Austin Goodrich; her parents, Mike McLane and Janet Li and her husband, Dr. Kenneth Li; her grandparents, JP and Mary McLane; one brother, Lance Michael McLane and wife, Ashley; two stepbrothers, Jacob and Duke Li; one stepsister, McKenna Li; three nieces, Caitlyn, Jaci and Quincy; and two nephews, Statham and Silas McLane.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be  held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013, in the funeral home chapel, with Bishop Kent Miller officiating.  Burial will be in City Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Hazelden, P.O. Box 11, Center City, Mn. 55012, a non-profit mental health and alcohol abuse center.

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Kelly Strader

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Kelly Katheleen Strader, 52, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

Ms. Stader was born November 11, 1961 at Piggott, Ark.  She enjoyed camping, fishing, swimmingand loved the outdoors.  She was of the Baptist faith. 

Survivors include one daughter, Leah Marie McCoy, her mother, Marilee (Cowgill) Phillips; two sisters, Denice Beach, Sheryl Ezell; a brother, Gerald Lack; as well as two grandchildren, Shyanne and Brandon McCoy.

Her father J.W. Lack  precedes her in death.

No services are planed.

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Jimmy Moore

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Jimmy Lee Moore, 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., went to Heaven Monday, December 9, 2013, at his residence. 

 Mr. Moore was born July 27, 1937, in Rector, Arkansas.  He was a member of Oak Grove New Beginning Church. He served in the Marines from 1955-1959 and retired from Crown Cork and Seal Company in St. Louis, Mo.  

Jimmy enjoyed fishing, reading, giving his testimony, going to his church and to Cowboy Church on Tuesdays.   He had also taught Sunday School at Twin Oaks. 

On June 1, 1991 he married Sharon (Albertson) Moore, in Festus, Mo.  She survives. 

Also surviving are his children, Candy Moore, Lea Stivener and husband, Steve, Chris Moore and wife, Karen, and Stacy Moore and friend, Jake; a sister, Sandra Hughes and step-brother, Duane Garrett; 7 grandchildren, Laci Lowery, Drew Lowery, Nicole Moore, Christopher Moore, Bradley Moore, Richard Moore, and Stacy Stivener as well as 7 great-grandchildren; Carter Lowery, Layla Lowery, Christopher Moore, Brock Moore, Ashley Stivener, Ragen Stivener and Morgan Stivener. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Erick and Leona (Holifield) Moore and a sister, Brenda Young. 

Jimmy will be greatly missed. 

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar St., Poplar Bluff.  Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 12, 2013 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Leroy Lundry officiating.  Burial at the Mo. State Veteran Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. at 3 p.m. with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Cowboy Church or UCAN 1419 West Maud St.  Poplar Bluff, Mo. 63901

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Larry Fuwell

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Larry Fuwell, 64, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. Fuwell was born January 30, 1949, in Poplar Bluff. On March 11, 1972 he was married to Ruby (Dickson) Fuwell.  She survives.

He is also survived by daughters, Patsy Young and husband, Larry and Lori Lourance and husband, William; as well as one grandchild, Logan Young; two sisters, Genevieve Fuwell and LeVeta McGinley; four step-brothers, Tommy Hardin, Melvin Hardin, Chester Hardin and Kenneth Hardin.

  He is preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie Monroe Fuwell and Ruby Mae (Walls) Hardin; two sisters; 1 step-sister and three brothers.

The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.

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Patricia Johnson

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Patricia Johnson, 53, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. passed Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Johnson was born June 13, 1960 in St. Louis, Mo. to the late George and Marie (Cummins) Dixon

She attended  The Family Worship Center and loved praising the Lord and spending time with her grandchildren. 

Her husband Charles Johnson survives.  Also surviving a daughter, Kimberly Hobbs and son-in-law John Hobbs; grandchildren, Gracie and Emily Hobbs and numerous siblings. 

She is also preceded in death by two siblings. 

Visitation will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 8, 2013, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff followed by funeral services at 3 p.m.  The Rev. Bud Goins will officiate.

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Loren Leon Murray

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Loren Leon Murray 83, of Poplar Bluff,Mo., passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at his residence.  

Mr. Murray was born November 8, 1930, at Harviell Mo. to the late Lawrence and Dolores Lois (Randles) Murray.  He joined the Navy in November 1950, and served as a seaman apprentice on USS Robert F-Keller DE-419 until September 1954. He worked at Florsheim Shoe Company for more than 30 years and also worked at Three Rivers College.  He enjoyed coon hunting and deer hunting. 

On September 5, 1959, he married Wanda (Vankirk) Murray, in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

Other survivors include  two children, James C. Bausworth and wife, Paula, and Karen G. Steele and husband, Freddy; two sisters, Darlene Hastings and June Murray; his grandchildren, Chris Bausworth and wife, Mindy, Eric Bausworth and wife, Michelle, and Cole Steele; great-grandchildren, Emily, Ashley, Abbey, Melanie, and Joshua Bausworth.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 7,2013 at 1 p.m. at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery with Mr. Murray’s brother- in-law, Rev. Leroy Murray officiating.

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Roger Ezell

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Roger Wayne “Wezell” Ezell, 61, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday December 2, 2013 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

Mr. Ezell was born July 16, 1952, at Roswell, New Mexico, to the late James and Elsie (Walker) Ezell.  He had been a resident of Poplar Bluff for 47 years.  He was a musician and carpet installer.  He enjoyed working on old cars, woodworking, and loved playing his guitar. 

On December 15, 1975, he married Cheryl “Cherri” Ezell in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

Other survivors include one daughter, Melody Ezell; two brothers, Jesse Ezell and Franklin Ezell; a sister-in-law, Betty Ezell; his grandchildren, Avery Ezell-Thomas and Samantha Jackson. 

 Two brothers, Johnny Ezell and Jack Ezell also precede him in death.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff with Rev. Jerry Moore officiating.

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