Archive for August 2014 – Page 2

Alberta Foley

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Alberta Louise “Bert” Foley, 89, of Naylor, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 at the Cedargate in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Mrs. Foley was born on October 9, 1925 in Detroit, Mich. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed doing yard work and attending church at Naylor First Church of God, where she served on the church board.

On Sept. 27, 1944, she married Martin Foley in Corning, Ark.

Mrs. Foley is survived by a sister, Frieda Stout; two nieces; two nephews; five great-nieces; one great-nephew; five great-great-nieces; and one great-great nephew.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin; her parents, Fred Armour and Carrie Couch; and a sister, Myrtle Keel.

Visitation will begin at noon Friday at Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Featherston officiating. Burial will be in Naylor Memorial Cemetery.

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Amanda Byrley

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Amanda Suzzette Byrley, 25, of Pocahantas, Ark., died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at Pocahontas, Ark.

Ms. Byrley was born July 2, 1989 in Jonesboro, Ark. She worked as a waitress for Sonic. She enjoyed swimming, the river, and spending time with her children.

Survivors include her mother, Paula Byrley of Harviell, Mo.; two children, Michael Zaine Byrley, of Branson, Mo., and Natasha Michelle Hopkins, of Pocahontas, Ark.; two sisters, Jessica Hensley, of Doniphan, Mo. and Kimberly Hensley, of Pocahontas, Ark.; and two step-brothers Daniel Hoefer, of Doniphan, Mo., and Zachary Hoefer, of Doniphan, Mo.

Amanda was preceded in death by her father William Dean Hensley.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8,2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel.

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Virginia Pierce

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Virginia Lena Pierce, 61, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at her home.

Mrs. Pierce was born March 10, 1953 in Van Buren, Mo., to Thomas and Eva Lee (Garcia) Jones.

She enjoyed reading and attended Cornerstone Tabernacle Church in Poplar Bluff.  She served on the Mo. Counsel of the Blind.

Survivors include her children, William Jones, Jonathan Jones, Patricia Morey; her father, Thomas Jones; two sisters, Lynn DeMont and Joetta Jones; four brothers, Thomas Jones Jr., Frankie Garcia, Steve Jones, and Keith Jones; four grandchildren, Nathan Jones, Kaitlyn Morey, Shalynn Caldwell and Nikki Jones.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Eva Lee Jones and two sons, Kevin Jones and Jason Ray Jones Pierce.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014 in the chapel with Bro. Bryan Parkey officiating.  Burial will be in the Black Creek Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Mo.

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Charlie Million

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Charles “Charlie” Merl Million, 60, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., went to Heaven Monday, August, 4 2013, at his home in Butler County.

Mr. Million was born November 2, 1953, to Charles E. and Virginia Million in Poplar Bluff.

On February 15, 1974 he married Debra Ann McGarrity in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. Million was a self employed carpenter/contractor.  He was a St. Louis Cardinal’s fan and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, fishing and spending time outdoors.

Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and special pal, Jackson.

Survivors include his daughter, Beth Gilmore and husband, Stacy; his son, C.J. Million and fiancé, Michelle; six grandchildren, Kera Macey, Leah Kimberly, Bridget Elise, Emma Lee Dawn, Cole Andrew, and Stacy Wayne. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles Guy Mitchell and Alice Mitchell; his father, Charles Edmond Million; his mother, Virginia Million and his wife, Debra Million.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 8, 2014, in the chapel, with Chaplain Jared Hancock officiating. Burial will follow in the Black Creek Cemetery.

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Brenda Fox

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Brenda Sue Fox, 62, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., went to be with Jesus, Sunday, August 3, 2014, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Fox was born November 22, 1951 in Poplar Bluff. She was a lifetime resident of Butler County and attended Grace Christian Fellowship and Midland Church.  She was a devoted employee at the Butler County Courthouse for 28 years, and held the position as Butler Country Collector since she was elected in 1998.  Brenda enjoyed reading her Bible, cooking, shopping and being with her family.

On April 12, 1970, she married Charles Fox in Poplar Bluff. He survives. Also surviving are her children, Jerry Dale Fox and wife, Paula, Kristy Dawn Smith and husband, Matt; her mother Liddle (Johnson) Wilkerson; two sisters, Mary Cozetta Vinson and Ruby Porch; three brothers, Tommy and Leon Summerlott and Ricky Brown; eight grandchildren, Jerrica and Julia Fox, Matthew and Kaylee Smith, Jessica Jarrell, Chelsey King, and Kylly and Storm Jay.  Brenda is also survived by a host of friends. She dearly loved all who live in Butler County.She was preceded in death by her father, John Summerlott; three sisters, Christine McIrvin, Patricia Taylor, and Justine Brown; two brothers, Ronnie and Junior Summerlott.

Visitation will begin at 12p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, followed by funeral services at 2p.m. The Rev. Brian Sharp, Pastor Paul White and Bishop Ron Webb will officiate.  Burial will be in Memorial Gardens.             

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