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Edwin Wheat

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Edwin Floyd Wheat, 69, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 at his home.

Mr. Wheat was born November 6, 1945 in St. Louis, Mo.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of the Elks for 20 plus years.  He was an industrial salesman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, golf and antique coins.

On November 6, 1986 he married Shirley Wheat in Poplar Bluff.  She survives

Also surviving is one son, Eric Wheat and wife, Christine; one stepson, Guy Tower and stepdaughter, Pam Shulse and husband, Gene; five grandchildren, Matthew and Gabrielle Wheat, Laura Squires, Tyler Shulse and Johnathan Tower; as well as 2 great-grandchildren, Luke and Maxwell Squires.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd Allen Wheat and Lucille (Crider) Wheat; two sisters, Doris Wilson-Treece and Louise (Snooter) Barber; and one brother, Harry Leonard Wheat.

Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff with the funeral beginning at 3 p.m.  Bill Wheat will officiate. Burial will be in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery with full military rites.

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Jessica Moore

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Jessica Leigh Moore, 37, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Jessica was born November 24, 1977 in Poplar Bluff.  She was a 1996 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School. She enjoyed fishing, animals, camping and the outdoors in general.  She attended Old Oak Hill and Mt. Calvary Church and was recently saved and baptized.

On December 7, 2011 she married David Moore in Poplar Bluff.  He survives.

Other survivors include her sons, Trevor Wagner and Bryce Wagner and step-sons, Tyler Moore and Devin Moore; her mother, Angela Pigg and step-father, David Pigg as well as her father, George Roland Jr. and grandfather, Vernon Bagwell.

She was preceded in death by her special grandmother, Randy Ruth Bagwell (Desich) and grandparents, Joyce Roland and George Roland Sr.

Jessica struggled with her illness until she claimed her victory March 5, 2015.  God called His child home.  She leaves her heart here with her husband, children and mother.

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff followed by the funeral service at 12 p.m., officiated by  Melburn Deaton. She will be laid to rest in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

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Rebecca K. Small

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Rebecca K. Small, 67, of Wappapello, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 at her home.

Mrs. Small was born June 23, 1947 in Saginaw, Michigan.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading and making greeting cards.  She was a member of Fellowship General Baptist Church and taught Sunday school.  She loved her church family.

On November 15, 1991 she married John Small in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He survives.

She is also survived by her daughter, Kathryn K. Nagel and husband, Kevin; step-mother, Gerry Barber; one sister, Patricia Owens and husband, Jack; a granddaughter, Katelynn Rebecca Nagel;  cousins, Billy Weston (Terry), Mark Denbrock (Melody) and son, Chad, Bobby Denbrock, Drew Weston (Katy) and son, Damion and Kenneth Negus and family; as well as several half brothers and sisters and a special friend, Charles Simpkins and daughters.

Preceding her in death include her father, Harold Barber and mother, Betty Lou Allen and step-father, John E. Allen.

A memorial visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2015 at the Fellowship General Baptist Church followed by funeral service at 2 p.m. with Rev. Byron Beck officiating.

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

 

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John Albertson

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

John W. Albertson, 85, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Albertson was born December 18, 1929 in Williamsville, Mo. to the late Walter and Gertrude (Gilbert) Albertson. He enjoyed fishing, working on lawn mowers and going to flea markets.

He is survived by his children, Donald Albertson (Terry), Marjorie Shipman (Danny), Michael Albertson (Karen); two sisters, Nora Brown and Sharon Moore; and one brother, Bobby Albertson; grandchildren, Shane and Michael Lee Albertson, Tiffany Albertson, Josh and Craig Shipman, Hailey Troutt; as well as 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Opal, and a son, David Albertson; two sisters, Mary Ray and Margie Tubb; brothers, Carrell and James Albertson and a grandchild, Shaun Albertson in 2013.

Visitation will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2015 with Rev. Randy West officiating.  Burial will be in the Black River Cemetery, Williamsville, Mo.

 

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Margie Tubb

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Margie Louise Tubb, 90, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at her home.

Mrs. Tubb was born September 14, 1924 in Leeper, Mo., to the late Walter and Gertrude Albertson.  She attended Oak Grove New Beginning Church and the Cowboy Church. She had worked at Florsheim Shoe Company.  She enjoyed fishing, shopping, eating out and going on picnics.

On  April 30, 1977 she married George Tubb.  He preceded her in death.

Survivors include her son, Ronnie Ray and wife, Ellen,  step-children, Everett Tubb, Howard Tubb, Denis Tubb and Linda Osborn; two sisters, Nora Brown and Sharon Moore; brother, Bobby Albertson; one granddaughter, Michelle Howard; three great-grandchildren, Zachary, Abigail and Sheldon Howard.

She was preceded in death by her parents as well as one sister, Mary Ray and three brothers, Carrell Albertson and James Albertson  and John Albertson , who passed away March 5, 2015 and three brothers-in-law, Jimmy Moore, Leonard Brown and Virgil Ray.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015, in the funeral home chapel, with Ron Fowler officiating.  Burial will be in the Cochran Cemetery.

 

 

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Bill Sadler

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Billie Mack Sadler, 71, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., went to be with the Lord  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. Sadler was born November 16, 1943, in Poplar Bluff, to the late William and Hilda Sadler.

He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.  He was a member of the Palace of Praise Church in Poplar Bluff, and served as usher.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and being with friends.  He also loved traveling to gospel concerts with his wife Tina.

On June 5, 1966 he married Tina (Jones) Sadler.  She survives. They enjoyed 48 wonderful years together, full of love and laughter.

Other survivors include one son, Brian Sadler and daughter, Paula Sadler and one granddaughter, Christina Whitaker and sister, Imogene Landis.

He is preceded in death by his parents as well as three brothers, Alfred, David and Joe Sadler

Visitation will begin at 12 noon Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff followed by the funeral service at 1p.m. in the chapel. Bishop Kent Miller and Pastor Randy West will officiate.  Burial will be in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery with full military rites.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home.

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Craig Barbre

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Craig Anthony Barbre, 55, of Wappapello, Mo., passed away Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Barbre was born July 28, 1959 in New Madrid, Mo.  He enjoyed fishing, working on appliances, his dog and he loved history.  He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include  his mother, Mary (Leasure) Reinders; children, Jessie Mitchem and wife Misty, Tony Mitchem, Samantha Jayne Bowen, Zach Morlan and Justin Morlan; one sister, Pamela Foster and husband, Bobby; brother, Freddy Barbre and wife, Carolyn; as well as four grandchildren, Emma, Camryn, Lia, and River.  He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts.

He is preceded in death by his father, Harold Barbre and sister, Kay Barbre.

A memorial visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2015 followed by a memorial funeral service at 2 p.m. at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St. Poplar Bluff, Mo.

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Sandra Eaton

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Sandra Arlene Eaton, 61, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Williamsville, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, at her home.

She was born June 30, 1953 in Poplar Bluff to the late Neal and Alta Mae Groves.

She was of the Christian faith and was employed with Briggs and Stratton.  She enjoyed spending every minute with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed going to Branson, on shopping trips and swimming.

In June of 1971, she was married to Bobby Marler.  He preceded her in death in November 1981.

She later married Douglas Eaton on August 10, 1982, in Williamsville.  He survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Scottie Marler and Chris Marler; one step-daughter, Katrina Anderson; one sister, Becky Wood; brother, Gary Groves; six grandchildren, Wyatt Marler, Mackenzie Marler, Ciara Anderson, Tiara McClure, Bailey Faries, and Morgan Faries.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Gregory Groves, as well as her grandparents, Mabel Gill and Clesie Gill.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Linda Masterson officiating.  Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in the Cool Springs Cemetery in Wayne County. (Due to weather conditions)

 

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Gary Stage

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Gary Stage, 67, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Stage was born October 29, 1947 in Yakima, Wash. He served in the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles.  He worked for the railroad and Hyde’s Catfish.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and cleaning vehicles.

On September 12, 1965, he married Karen (Winters) Stage in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Michelle Smith and husband, Brian; one brother, Ronald Dean Stage; and one grandchild, Bailey Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville Stage and Mary (Conner) Stage.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2015  at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo., with Austin Armes officiating. Burial will follow in the cemetery with full military rites.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to be made to the Poplar Bluff American Legion Honor Guard Post 153.

 

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