Archive for June 2015

Lorie Ann Dock (Davis)

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Lorie Ann Dock (Davis), 53, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

She was born November 10, 1961 in St. Louis, Mo. to Floyd A. Davis and Mary Ann (Wolsyk) Davis.  Both precede her in death.

She enjoyed coloring, puzzles, the tablet and laptop, cards and spending time with family.

She is survived by husband, Henry J. Hopkins; her children, Daniel Davis, Linda Wheetley (Terry), Lorie M. Davis; one sister, Kim Davis; six brothers, Raymond Davis, Floyd J. Davis, Herbert W. Davis and wife, Brenda, Chris Davis, Matthew Davis and Donald Davis; 12 grandchildren, Jamie Desrochers, Jessica Davis, Tyler Davis, Destiny Davis, Alexis Miers, Cherish Miers, Nichole Davis,  April Dock, Tiffany Wheetley (Dustin Mason, Fiancé) LaTosha Wheetley, Davon Wright and Paris Davis; as well as 4 step-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Crystal Lynn Stinson and a fiancé, Hershel Stinson.

Visitation will begin at noon Friday, July 3, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral in Poplar Bluff, followed by the funeral service at 1p.m. with Rev. John Vaughn officiating.

Memorial donations can be made to the family in care of Linda Wheetley.


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Bennie Griffin

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Bennie L. Griffin, 76, of Doniphan, Mo., died Sunday, June 28 at John J. Pershing in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Mr. Griffin was born April 30, 1939 in Doniphan, Mo. He was a retired police officer and Ripley Co. foreman. He enjoyed hunting, boating on Current River, and riding 4-wheelers. He was a member of the Ponder Church of Christ.

Mr.. Griffin was in the U.S. army and served 13 months in Korea.

On April 3, 1962 Bennie married Linda G. Cress in Doniphan, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Cameron (Melissa), Greg (Stacey), Brad, Jeff (Tina), (Shane) Lesa Burnett; his sister, Linda Steele; his brothers, Carter, Waif, and Johnny Griffin; his grandchildren, Kaleigh, Nathan, Alyson, Cassie, Preston, Tyler, Miranda, and Micaela, Sierra, and Breana.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Ezra and Florence (Duncan) Griffin.

Private services for family only will be held.

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Jacky Miller

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Jacky Lynn Miller, 57, of Manila, Ar,. died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ar.

Mr. Miller was born Feb. 5, 1958 in Aurora, Il. He worked as a heavy equipment operator who enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working, and teaching his grandchildren how to use his tools.

On September 12, 1980 Jacky married Debbie Spears in Success, Ar. She survives.

Besides his wife, Jacky was also survived by his two children, Brandi Michelle DeForge and husband Paul Ivan of Manila, Ar., and Heather Elaine Pierce and husband Frankie of Paragould, Ar.; 6 brothers, John Carmon Miller of Paragould, Ar., Jesse Carl Miller of Montgomery, Il., Dennis Eugene Miller, Robert William Miller, Tommy Wayne Miller, and Mark Steven Miller all of Corning, Ar.; and 3 grandchildren, Colten Hollowell, Aaron Hollowell and Aubree Pierce.

Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his parents, James Bryant Miller Sr. and Rosalie Emily Marie Pounds and two brothers, James B. Miller Jr. and Timothy Duane Miller.

Services will begin with Visitation starting Monday, June 29, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in the chapel with Rev. Mark Panagas officiating. Burial will be held at Black Cemetery in Paltka, Ar.

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Sheila Mae Holland

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Sheila Mae Holland, 53, of Knoble, Arkansas, passed away June 20, 2015 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at Poplar Bluff. She was born August 20, 1962 in St.Louis, Missouri to the late Harry Lee Dunn and Geneva Marie Kavy. She was married to Kenneth Holland. She survives. Also surviving, her mother, Geneva Kavy and husband Pete Richardson Kavy, of Knoble, Arkansas, her children, Jonas Vanpool of Corning, Arkansas, Rachel Holland of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Kenny Holland of Knoble, Arkansas, Jessica Trice and Jordan Holland both of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She is also survived by eight grandchildren. A Memorial visitation  will be held June 26, 2015 starting at 6:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. with a memorial funeral at 7:00 p.m. in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel of Neelyville, Missouri.

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Scott Williams

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Scott Williams, 52, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Phoenix AZ. and Briar, Mo., died Saturday June 20, 2015 at his home.

Mr. Williams was born Aug. 31, 1962 in Phoenix, Ariz. He worked as a sawyer in he timber and sawmill industry. His hobbies included arrowhead hunting, working with leather, hunting, horses, rail riding and his grandchildren. He was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Doniphan, Mo.

Survivors include three children, Erin Williams of Poplar Bluff, Angela Williams and Jeremy Williams, both of Doniphan; his mother, Lovana Wheeler Moreland of Doniphan; two sisters, Lynda Williams of Phoenix, and Jennifer Reeves of Doniphan; two brothers, Mark Williams of Phoenix and Jason Moreland of Doniphan and four grandchildren, Caleb, Phalicity, Emma ad Adaleena.

Preceding him in death were his father, Gerald Williams; his grandparents, Elliott Wheeler, Thelma Wheeler, Wade and Margie Reeves.

Same day services will be held Tuesday, June 22, 2015 at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with funeral services beginning at 12:00 p.m. Rev. Randy Miller will be officiating. Burial will be at Bennett Cemetery in Briar, Mo.

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Patricia Williams

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Minister Patricia Ann  Williams, 52, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Williams was born March 20, 1963 in Berrien, MI, to the late George and Viola Griffith-McIntosh.  She was a resident of Poplar Bluff for 15 years and had formerly lived in Michigan.

Mrs. Williams was a member of The True Believers Baptist Church.  She enjoyed helping with church plate lunches, fishing and spending time with her husband.

On September 24, 2006 she married Larry Paul Williams in Poplar Bluff.  He survives.  Also surviving are children; Samuel Demon McIntosh and wife Keshia  Samanthia Denise Brown and husband, Matt, Rodney Lee Towns and wife Amber Lynn ; sisters; Bernice Larkins and husband Daniel; Lizzie Georgia and husband Floyd; grandchildren; Myra and Makenya Brown, Quireon,  Quarius,  Quirionna, and Tavian Lee Towns, and Keaira Lynn Harrison; nieces and nephews; Daniel Larkins Jr. and wife Tanya, Bob Larkins and wife Jennifer, Cornilus McIntosh, Candice McIntosh, Henriette Burns; great- nephews and nieces; Nevaeh, Cayden, Savannah, Alex, Naomi, and Marques

Visitation will begin at 11am Monday, June 29, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St. Poplar Bluff.  There will then be a procession leaving the funeral home at 12:10pm for a 1pm Graveside funeral at Mo. State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.  The Dr. Johnny Williams will officiate.


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Harry Franklin Hauck

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Harry Franklin Hauck, 56, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. Hauck was born June 14, 1959 in Jennersville, Pa.  He served in the U.S. Marines.  He was a truck driver and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

On June 2, 2000 he married Ruby (Kirkley) Hauck in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

He is also survived by his mother, Frances Lucille Thomas; two sons, Stanley Healy and Paul Healy; one sister, Carthina Robin Girard, and two brothers, Robert Carveth Hauck and Todd Eric Hauck Sr.; as well as 7 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Hauck and one brother, Victor Lee Hauck.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m., Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Hwy. 25 (north), Bloomfield, Mo., with military rites.  Services officiated by Ron Fowler.


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Mildred (Millie) Louise Barlow

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Mildred Louise Barlow,  83, of Doniphan, Missouri, passed away June 16, 2015 in the Current River Nursing Center at Doniphan. She was born March 21, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Rex Long and Arpie Mallott Long

On July 22, 1948 at Oran, Missouri, she was married to Cletus “Pete” Barlow. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1997.

She is survived by her children; Kenneth “Bo” Barlow and wife Elizabeth of Fairdealing, Missouri, Paula Barlow of Florissant, Missouri, Bill Barlow and wife Pam of Waterloo, Illinois, Debbie Malin and husband Dan of Dupo, Illinois, Harvey Barlow of Dupo, Illinois, Rene Barlow of Puxico, Missouri . Three sisters, Mary Donnell and husband Landon of Doniphan, Missouri and, Kaye Parkin and husband Vance of Doniphan, Missouri and Janice Gobel of Doniphan, Missouri, one brother, Ray and wife of St.Louis, Missouri.  Sixteen grandchildren and thirty six great-grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two children; Brenda Reynolds and Ron Barlow. Sisters: Henrietta Hart, Evelyn Wisdom and Sharon Swagert. Brothers: Marvin Jimmy Long and Harvey Long. She was also preceded in death by one grandson; Ryan Reynolds.

Mildred was a member of the WestPoint United Pentecostal Church of Doniphan, Missouri and had been the owner/operator of M & S Convenient Store in Dupo, Illinois. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, ceramics and making candy.

Visiting will begin after 6:00 p.m. Thursday June 18, 2015 in the WestPoint United Pentecostal Church of Doniphan, Missouri with the funeral Friday June 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the church.  Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Doniphan, Missouri with the Rev. Charles Carr Sr. and Rev. Tim Dugas officiating.

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Lula Mae Penrod

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Lula Mae Grimes Penrod 89, of Poplar Bluff, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born August 13, 1925, to the late Norman L. and Sarah Hancock Grimes in Neeyville.

On April 8, 1944 she was united in marriage to William G. Penrod St. at Corning, Arkansas. This union was blessed with five Children.

Lula will always be remembered by all who knew her for her gift of cooking and caring for others, She loved gardening and was a “grandma” to all children who know her.

she attended the Palace of Praise church until her health prevented her from doing so..

Survivors include on e son, William (Joyce Penrod of Poplar Bluff: three daughter, Carolyn Kellems and Mary (Rick) Sells of Poplar Bluff and Sandra Weiss of Alton, M.; one daughter-in-law, Druzilla Penrod of Poplar bluff, nine grandchildren: Kim (Mark) McMullin, Jamie (David) Stinsen, Jessica Sells, and Ryan Sells, all of Poplar Bluff, Orlando (AnnaStacia) Penrod of Ellsworth, Iowa, Dan (Shannon) Penrod of Villa Ridge, Mo., Sara (Justin) Kelley of Bloomfield, John Ross Weiss of Alton and Stacey (Vernon) Barker of Neelyville. She is also survived by 20 great-grandchildren, two sisters, Geneva Crossen of Poplar Bluff and Thelma Penrod of Neelyville; and numerous nieces and nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Thomas Penrod; one granddaughter, Sheila Penrod; one great-grandson, Nathaniel Penrod; one sister, five brothers, and two son-in-laws.

The visitation will from 6 pm to 9 pm Tuesday at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville. The graveside service will be at 11 am Wednesday at the Kinsey Cemetery in Harviell with Bro. Kent Miller officiating.

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Clifford Eugene Dicken

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Clifford Eugene Dicken, 83 of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, passed away June 12, 2015 in the Westwood Hills Healthcare Center. He was born August 14, 1931 in Harviell, Missouri to the late Wiloby Dicken and Alice Bellamy Dicken.

He was married to Leah Lou Jackson and she preceded his in death on August 13, 1970 and then He married Thelma Ruth she also preceded him and  on September 5, 1992 at Poplar Bluff, Missouri he was married to Leota Epps. She survives.

Also surviving are his children; Steve Dicken of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Kenny Dicken and wife Nancy of Neelyville, Missouri,  Mike Dicken and wife Lisa of Mason City, Iowa, Step children; Joy Whitaker of California, Missouri, Gay Berthold and husband Ricky  and Melody Berthold and husband Randy all of Perry, Missouri and Richard Spradley Jr. and wife Kathleen of Evans Georgia. Two  grandchildren; Joseph and wife Alice and Steven and three great grandchildren; Holden, Henry and Kara as well as 12 step grandchildren and 20 step great grandchildren.

He is also survived by four sisters; Maxine Ice and Barbara Winters both of poplar Bluff, Missouri, Frieda Blagg of Harviell, Missouri and Brenda Deese of Tennessee. Two brothers, Curt Dicken and wife Wada of Poplar Bluff, Mo and Richard Dicken and wife Kay of Paragould, Arkansas.

Mr. Dicken was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lela Lou as well as one son; Frank Dicken and three brothers, Roy, Eldon, and Jimmy Dicken

He enjoyed cattle farming and his cows. He had served In the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Visitation for Mr. Dicken will be June 15, 2015, starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelville, Missouri. Funeral will be June 16, 2015 starting at 1:00 p.m. in the Neelyville chapel. Burial will be in the Dicken Cemetery with Mike Dicken and Rev. Jimmy Gilbert officiating.

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