Archive for February 2016

Charles “Charlie” Alan Fisher

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Charles “Charlie” Alan Fisher, 65, of Fairdealing, Mo., passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Fisher was born December 20, 1950 in St. Louis, Mo, to the late J B and Beatrice Fisher.

Mr. Fisher was a member of Temple Baptist Church.  He was a United States Army Veteran.  He had worked as a mechanic and a contractor.  He enjoyed playing the guitar, wood working, crosswords and fishing.

On September 13, 1996 he married Tammy Coleman in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.  Also surviving are children, Stacy Parker, Jennifer Callender, Russell Black, Megan Fisher, Jana Fisher and Keith Rice; brothers: Albert, Art and Steven Fisher, and Bruce Henning; and ten grandchildren.

Mr. Fisher was preceded in death by his parents and a brother; Donnie Hinton.

There will be a memorial visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m.Thurs. February 11, 2016 at Temple Baptist Church 1813 Barron Road.  A memorial service will follow at 1pm, at the church, with Rev. Steve Patterson officiating.

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Othella Holeman Caldwell

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Othella Holeman Caldwell, 78 of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Mark Twain Caring Center.

Ms. Caldwell was born August 6, 1937 in Osceola, Arkansas, to the late Leroy Payne and Elnora Payne.

She was a member of Lively Stone Church of God in Christ.  She had been a home health worker for Butler County Health Department.  She enjoyed baking, going to church and shopping.

Survivors include her sons, Clarence “Butch” Holeman Jr. and wife, Bernice and Joey Holeman and special friend, Annie Frances Killebrew; a sister, Lucy Seaborn; grandchildren, Clarence “Trey” Holeman III, Markette Holeman and  Skyler Holeman; great grandchildren, Cohen Morrison and Camden Wilcoxson; a sister-in-law; Mardi Jones; 2 brothers-in-law, Willie Caldwell and Tommy Caldwell and a host of special friends.

Ms. Caldwell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence Pete Holeman and later her second husband, Oscar Caldwell, and her brother, D. C. Payne.

Visitation will be held at 12pm Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Lively Stone Church of God in Christ 522 Relief St. Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will begin at 1pm with Elder Randy Scott officiating.  Burial will be in Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

 

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Timmy Anderson

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Timmy Anderson, 53, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Anderson was born October 28, 1962 in Poplar Bluff.  He enjoyed watching baseball and football and tinkering with cars. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Poplar Bluff.

On October 18, 1991 he married Mary Anderson in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

Survivors include his mother, Anna Hale; one daughter, Crystal Jackson and son, Jeffrey Loyd; sisters, Pamela Dobrzeniecki, Jackie McElhaney and Tammy Laramore; brothers, Andy Anderson and Louie Anderson; his grandsons, JJ Wilburn and Jordan Loyd; 4 granddaughters, Abigail Loyd, Allison Martin, Kristin Jackson and Paula Jackson; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew Jackson Anderson; his stepfather Bob Hale,  his twin brother, Jimmy Anderson; as well as his son, Joshua Aaron Anderson, who passed away February 4, 2014.

Visitation will be held at 12 (noon) Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, in Poplar Bluff, followed by the funeral service at 2 p.m. with Billy Herren officiating.  Burial will be in City Cemetery.

 

 

 

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Zencie Odean Rulo

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Zencie Odean Rulo, 91, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

She was born April 1, 1924 in West Ridge, Ark.  She loved listening to and writing Gospel music and recorded 6 CD’s.  She was a member of Poplar Bluff Full Gospel Fellowship.

On May 20, 1995 she married Charles Rulo in Desoto, Mo.  He preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Bud Leisure and a daughter, Karen Bourbon and husband, Frank; 2 daughters-in-law, Sharon Leisure and Pat Leisure; one sister, Shirley Drake and husband, John; her grandchildren Perry McDaniel, Cynthia Glover (Randy), Darrin Leisure, Gena Early-Leisure, Christopher Wells (Laura), Jason Wells (Barb), Adrianne Logsden (Jarrod), Frank, Brian, David Bourbon, Jason Bourbon (Trish), and Jeneen McIntire (Brian); as well as 25 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson on the way.

She was preceded in death by her father, Francis A. Barnes and mother, Gertie Lee Barnes; two sons, Jimmy Dale Leisure and Johnnie Lee Leisure, 4 sisters, Addie Johnson and Gertrude Cunningham, Fannie Lee Barnes and Alma Jewell Barnes, 2 brothers, JB Barnes and JW Barnes; and 2 grandchildren, Tammy Leisure and Andy Leisure.

Visitation will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2016 at the Poplar Bluff Full Gospel Fellowship Church.  The funeral service will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the church, with  Bob Fry officiating.  Burial will be held at 12 noon Monday, February 8, 2016 at the Mo. State Veteran Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.

 

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Ralph James Innes

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Ralph James Innes, 95, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away February 1, 2016 in the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center.

Mr. Innes was born October 27, 1920 in Covington, Ky.  He was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge 209 in Poplar Bluff.  Mr. Innes served in the U. S. Army during World War II.

On January 9, 1948 he married Freda Marie Hanks, in Butler County, Mo.  She preceded him in death September 15, 2008.

Survivors include his children, Ralph Paul Innes, Cheryl Bridgewater (Tim), Michael Innes (Kelley), Charlotte Gregory (Larry) and Karen Innes; eight grandchildren, Scott Paul Innes, Ralph Leroy Innes, Eric Thomas Bridgewater, Shane Paul Bridgewater, Derrick Michael Innes, Stephanie LeeAnn Innes “Skelton”, Brandon Lee Alsup and Jared Blake Alsup; 14 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Edward George Innes and Estelle Frances Innes; his brothers, Leroy Earl Innes, Paul Francis Innes and Earl Edward George Innes Jr.; one daughter-in-law, Nancy Innes; one granddaughter, Lisa Baggett.

Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, followed by a graveside service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  The Rev. John Harwell will officiate.  Burial will be in Memorial Gardens.

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Thomas Ralph Schlatweiler Jr.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Thomas Ralph Schlatweiler Jr., 67, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

He was born July 26, 1948 in East St. Louis, Ill.  He was a member of the Little Brushy Baptist Church at Wappappello, where he loved to sing in the church choir.  He worked as a auto mechanic and enjoyed fishing, playing golf and being with his grandchildren.

On June 22, 1968 he married Casandra Prewitt Schlatweiler.  She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Tonia Schlatweiler, Robert Schlatweiler (Amanda) and Tracy Dobbs (Rick); a sister, Karen Gawedzinski; and brother, William Schlatweiler, as well as eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, February 5, 2016, in the chapel, with Pastor Tim Schultz officiating.  Burial will be in Three Springs Cemetery.

The family suggest memorials can be made to: Little Brushy Baptist Church in memory of Thomas Schlatweiler.

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Richard Lee Smith

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Richard Lee Smith, 60, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Smith was born August 6, 1955, to the late Louis Dale Smith and Georgia West-Smith.

He had served in the United States Air Force.  He was a construction worker and had a great love for animals and being outdoors.

Survivors include his daughter, Lyndse Lee Smith; two brothers, Louis D. Smith and Charles Smith, as well as 3 grandchildren, Skylen, Aryanna, and Sierra, and long time friend, Verna Meador.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Scott Lee Smith.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday February 5, 2016, in the funeral home chapel, with dear friend, Austin Montague officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.

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Edward “Wolfe Man” DeKorsey Sr.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Edward “Wolfe Man” DeKorsey Sr. 61, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at The Cedargate in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. DeKorsey was born January 12, 1955 in St. Louis, Mo.  He was of the Lutheran faith.  He had worked at Couples Aluminum.  His hobbies included fishing and playing cards.

He was married to Carol L. DeKorsey, who preceded him in death 2007.  He was also preceded in death by his parents; Leonard J. and Florence M. DeKorsey.

Survivors include a son, Eddie DeKorsey Jr.; 3 sisters, Doris D. Lake, Wanda L. DeKorsey and Linda Orum, and  a brother, Anthony W. DeKorsey Sr.

No services are planned.

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