Archive for September 2014

Edwin Carl Dahlgren

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Edwin Carl Dahlgren, 78, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. departed this life Sunday, September 28,2014, at his residence.

Mr. Dahlgren was born Oct. 1, 1935 in Joliet  Ill. to Edwin and Vergine Dahlgren. He served in the United States Army, and later worked as a Union Pipefitter. Edwin was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff. He enjoyed wood working, fishing, playing bingo and rolling dice.

He was united in marriage to Mildred Ann McCullough on Sept.19, 1959, in Lockport Ill. She preceded him in death on October 10, 2013.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Dan Dahlgren.

Survivors include his children, Dave Dahlgren and wife, Rhonda,  of Demotte, Ind., Rick Dahlgren and wife, Pam, of Poplar Bluff; one brother, Ronald Dahlgren of Florida; 13 grandchildren,  Kaelin, Trevor, Kierra, Kyleigh, Coby, Miranda, William, Ethan, Lexi, AJ, Brody, Jonathan and Danika; and two great grandchildren, Molly and Lorilye.

Memorial visitation will be from 6- 7 p.m., Tuesday September 30,2014, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, in Poplar Bluff,  followed by a memorial funeral service at 7 p.m. in the chapel, with Dr. Dick Murray officiating. Burial will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield Mo.

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Vickie McCann

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Vickie McCann, 60, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. McCann was born November 22, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.  She was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff and was an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer for several years. In 1976 she received a bachelors in music education.  She was a music teacher in the Zalma, Doniphan and Neelyville school systems before retiring in 2006.  She enjoyed tending to her flowers, listening to gospel music, especially David Phelps, playing the piano, and singing in the church choir.   She also enjoyed being the Operation Christmas Child Poplar Bluff relay station coordinator for 6 years, Sunday School teacher, VBS director and doing music for Cane Creek Stoddard Children’s Camp for 10 years.

On April 14, 1979 she married Larry McCann in Millersville, Mo.  He survives.

Other survivors include her children, Luke Adam McCann and Mollie Elizabeth Hudson (Justin) all of Nashville, Tn.; her mother, Eula (Camren) Brown; one grandchild, Camren Reed Hudson; a sister, Kathy Criddle (Jim) and brother, Andy Brown (Debra) all of Millersville, Mo.

Her father, Russell D. Brown preceded her in death.

A memorial visitation will be held at 6 p.m., Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Temple Baptist Church, 1813 Barron Road, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  The memorial funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, September 29, 2014, at the church, with the Rev. Steve Patterson officiating.

Memorials can be made to: Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607

Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, of Poplar Bluff, in charge of arrangements.

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Michael Raymer

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Michael T. Raymer, 45, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Mr. Raymer was born October 21, 1968 in Poplar Bluff.   He was of the Baptist faith.  He enjoyed playing pool, darts and being with family.

Survivors include one sister, Cindy McElhaney and husband, Roger of Poplar Bluff and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Raymer was preceded in death by a daughter, Courtney Jean Raymer and his mother, Frances Raymer.

Visitation will be held from 6-8pm Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will be in Potter Cemetery, Piedmont Mo.

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Rose Elder

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Stella Rose Elder, 83, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Westwood Hills Healthcare.

Mrs. Elder was born May 1, 1931, in East Prairie, Mo. On March 13, 1953, she married Wilburn “Clyde” Elder at Pocahontas, Ark.  He preceded her in death November 14, 2003.

She attended the Second Baptist Church.  Her hobbies were pictures, quilting, fishing and music.

Survivors include a son, Gary Elder and wife, Jackie, of Oklahoma City, Ok.; three sister, Viola Coonce of St. Louis, Catherine Jenning, Poplar Bluff, and Nora Culbertson of Sikeston; one brother, Thomas Stovall, of Texas; five grandchildren, Tonya Kesterson (Brian), Jeff Elder (Brandy), Kimberly Stevens (Phillip), Tyler Elder and Rylie Elder; seven great-grandchildren, Kristen, Cody, and Kayla Kesterson, Chesney and Braxton Stevens, and Emma and Ella Elder.

Also preceding her in death, a son, Mark Elder and her parents, John Hilery Stovall and Ella Margaret (Rutledge) Stovall.

Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, September 19, 2014, followed by funeral services at 2 p.m., at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  The Rev. Willis Smith and Rev. Bill Orr will officiate.  Burial will be in Memorial Gardens, Poplar Bluff.

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Katheline “Kathy” Whitney

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Katheline “Kathy” Whitney, 61, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, September 15, 2014 at her residence.  Mrs. Whitney was born September 11, 1953, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Jim Smith and Mary D. Burden.

Mrs. Whitney enjoyed sewing, crafts, cooking, spending time with family and grandchildren, and yard sales. She attended the Palace of Praise Church.  On Oct. 14, 1969, she was united in marriage to Jimmy Whitney. He preceded her in death July 2003.

She is survived by her children, Marilyn R. Hamm and Jimmy “Bubby” L. Whitney; brothers, Lee and Danny Daugherty, DeWayne, Mitchell, Mark and Michael Smith; a sister, Rosemary Bowen;six grandchildren, Danny Hamm Jr., Daniel Hamm, Colton Humble, Alex Lopez, Brittni Whitney and Levi Whitney; 3 great-grandchildren, Danny “Mack” L. Hamm III, Diamond R. Hamm and Ethan R.L. Hamm.  Also surviving are two special friends, Penny Smith and Helen Jordan.

Mrs. Whitney was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and one sister Judy Sparks.

Visitation will be held from 6-8pm Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar St., Poplar Bluff, Mo.  The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014, in the funeral home chapel, with Bishop Kent Miller officiating.  Burial will follow in Dogwood Cemetery, Blytheville, Ar.

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Clarence “Archie” Rommel

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Clarence “Archie” Rommel, 87, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday September 10, 2014, at his residence.

Mr. Rommel was born November 1, 1926 in Poplar Bluff.  He was a retired baker. He was of the Baptist faith and he loved his dogs, enjoyed watching the Cardinals play baseball. Christmas was his favorite time of year, as he spent time visiting relatives at his nieces Wanda Talkington’s home.

Mr. Rommel is survived by his children, Larry Rommel and wife, Jan, Dewayne Rommel and wife, Barbara, Kenny Rommel and wife, Carol, and daughter, Phyllis Rommel;  2 step-sons; Roger Harris and Bill Link; 3 sisters, Grace Elledge, Ila Bower  and Sally Elder and numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion Rommel, his parents, Victor and Violet Rommel, and a daughter, Virginia; 6 brothers and 1 sister.

Visitation will be at 11am Friday September 12, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar St. Poplar Bluff, Mo.,  followed by funeral service at 12:30 p.m.,with Rev. Ralph Mayes officiating.  Burial will be in Little Brushy Cemetery.

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Mae Margie Timmons

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Mae Margie Timmons, 80, died September 10, 2014 at The Cedargate in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Mrs. Timmons was born August 19, 1934 in Hoxie Arkansas. She had been a dietary cook in a hospital and enjoyed reading, going on drives and being with her grandchildren.  She was a member of New Home General Baptist Church.

She married Denver Timmons who preceded her in death in 1998.

Survivors include her children, Patsy Ezell and husband, Jerry, Mary Nance and husband, Irvin, and Bobby Joe Miller and wife, Jean; sisters, Mary Parker and Maggie Ramo and husband, Harold; brothers Lloyd Bruce and Vernon Bruce and wife, Shirley, a brother-in-law Jasper Hyde; grandchildren, Dewayne Miller and wife, Susan, Steven Miller and wife, Gina, Joshua Miller and wife, Shannon, Paula Birdsong and husband, Allen, Ervin Nance and wife, Jlynn, Connie Clements and husband, Eric, Kristie Orchard and husband, Richard, Bryan Dorris, Darrell White and wife, Jennifer and Bradley White; great-grandchildren Triston, Breanna, Trevor, Emma, Ethan, and Savana Miller, Hayle, Logan, Cade, Kylie Birdsong, Lincoln Nance, Carson Rolland, Sean White, Cody, Jacob, Shelby Orchard, Brandin, Nick, Eli, Cade, Kaleigh Dorris. Many nieces and nephews and a host of friends, also survive.

Mrs. Timmons was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Ruth Bruce; one son, James Allen Miller; sisters, Francis Draper, Gladys Hyde, and Carolyn Bruce; brothers, James, Lee, Lester and Chester Bruce.

Visitation will begin at 6pm Friday, September 12, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff. Funeral service at 2pm Saturday September 13, 2014, with Rev. Calvin Buhler officiating.  Burial in Coon Island Cemetery.                     

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Geraldine Reinschmidt

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Geraldine Marie Panagos-Reinschmidt, 65, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Reinschmidt was born February 2, 1949 in St. Louis, Mo. to the late James and Martha Panagos.  A retired auto worker, she enjoyed watching the deer and other animals and the Current River.  She attended Christian Family Fellowship.

She is survived by her husband, Lynn Reinschmidt, Sr.; her son, Mark Panagos, step-daughter, Robin Reinschmidt and step-son, Timmy Reinschmidt; two sisters, Judy Gronemeyer and Joyce Panagos; a brother, James Panagos; 2 grandchildren, Kristy Scott, and Stephanie Williams, 8 Great- grandchildren, Breanna Davidson, Haily Perkey, Josh Scott, Kaitlyn Williams, Andrew Reinschmidt, Lexi Knight, Jennifer Knight, and Cole Baldwin.

A memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Christian Family Fellowship, 3025 S. Westwood Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Mo. with Rev. Mark Panagos officiating.

Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.



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Roberta Dicken

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Roberta Ann Dicken, 54, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at her home.

Mrs. Dicken was born November 4, 1960 in Festus, Mo.  She loved crafts, animals and  raising plants.

In 1987 she married Russ Dicken. He survives.

Other survivors include children, Jason Lee Stacy, Zachary Wallace Dicken; step-daughter, Tara Dicken and step-son, Robert William “Bobby” Dicken; her parents, J.A. Lunsford and Mildred (Webb) Lunsford; one brother, Ronald Lee Lunsford; her grandchildren, Luca and Aairk Stacy and Lara Dicken, Sora and Ariel Dicken.

Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, September 10, 2014 followed by funeral services at 9:30 a.m. at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo., with Ron Fowler officiating.  Burial will be in the Dicken Cemetery, Harviell, Mo.


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Patricia Tinnin

Friday, September 5th, 2014

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, September 8, 2014 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo.

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