Archive for March 2016 – Page 2

Bud Leisure

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Bud Leisure, 73, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Bud was born July 25, 1942 in Clarkton, Mo. He enjoyed motorcycles and church activities.  He attended First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include a son, Perry Dee McDaniel and daughter, Cynthia Lee Glover (Randy); his sister, Karen Bourbor (Frank); as well as 8 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Dee Leisure, November 1997 and his mother, Zencie (Odean) Rulo, February 3, 2016; and two brothers, Jimmy Dale Leisure and Johnnie Lee Leisure.

Visitation will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, followed by the funeral service at 12:30 p.m. with Bob Fry officiating. Interment with military honors will be held in Mo. Veterans Cemetery, Bloomfield, Mo.

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Sidney Shoumake

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Sidney Eugene Shoumake, 79, of Naylor, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

He was born April 14, 1936 in Poplar Bluff.  He was a member of Southside Assembly of God, where he served as a deacon for several years.  He was a Vietnam Veteran and honorably served his country in the United States Navy for 30 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Margaret E. Shoumake; four sons, Roger Shoumake of Naylor, Rocky Shoumake and wife, Marilyn of Desoto, Mo., Ricky Shoumake and wife, Gloria of Naylor, Rowdy Shoumake of Waukegan, Ill,; two sisters, Brenda Olcott of Jackson Beach, Fla and Judy Larue of Poplar Bluff; 6 grandchildren, Zachary Shoumake of Festus, Russell Rachael, Tyler Richard and Ashley Shoumake of Illinois; one step-grandson, Grayson and one great-granddaughter, Gemini of Illinois, as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held at 6 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff. Funeral services began at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016, in the chapel, with Pastor Jerry Lemons officiating.  Burial with full military honors was held in the Black Creek Cemetery, Poplar Bluff.

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Karen Stamps

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Karen Diane Stamps, 61, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, February 29, 2016 at her home.

Karen was born December 4, 1954 in St. Louis.  She was of the Pentecostal faith and had worked as a radiology technician. She loved her dog, Bunny.

Survivors include her parents, Gene and Pat Stamps of Poplar Bluff; her son, Brian Hooker and his wife, Sarah, of Creve Coeur, Mo.; three sisters, Carolyn Chappell (Rob), Lisa Trainor and Sandy Griffin (Jimmy), all of Poplar Bluff; two brothers, Danny Stamps of St. Louis and Randy Stamps of Poplar Bluff; as well as three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation was held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, followed by the funeral service at 7 p.m. The Rev. Bud Goins officiated the services.


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Randall James Roberts Sr.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Randall James Roberts Sr., 68, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Thursday, February 25, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Roberts was born May 3, 1947, in Illinois.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He married Vila Jane Roberts October 31, 2005, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  She survives.

Also surviving are children, Randall James Roberts Jr., Tina Roberts Beasley, Robert Roberts, and Michael Roberts; a sister, Janice Roberts Stien; 2 brothers, Kurt Roberts and Tim Roberts; 5 grandchildren, William, Kimberly, Lillie, Violet and Holly Roberts, and one great-grandchild.

No services were held.  Care entrusted to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.

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James P. Snyder

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

James “Sam” Snyder, 76, of Poplar Bluff passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Snyder was born November 13, 1939 in Harviell, Mo., to the late Pete and Georgia Snyder.

His is survived by his wife, Diane Snyder; a son, Jim Snyder Jr.; daughter, Terry; step-son Josh Smith and step-daughter, Elizabeth Ethridge; one sister, Kathy Ramsey and three grandchildren.

A memorial visitation was held February 27, 2016 at the American Legion Post 630 in Poplar Bluff.

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Larry Jameson

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Larry Jameson died peacefully Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. at the age of 58.

Larry was born February 12, 1958, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Roy and Lavern Jameson.  He attended high school at East Carter R-2, where he met Cheryl Nicholas.  They later married and had one son, Michael.  He enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals with his son and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his son, Michael Jameson of Ellsinore; 3 grandchildren, Jackson, Elyssa and Samantha Jameson; eight brothers, Monty Jameson of Ellsinore, Johnny Jameson of San Antonio, Tx., Kendall Jameson of Poplarville, Ms., Lindell Jameson of Poplar Bluff, Danny Jameson of Dexter, Mo., Kenneth Jameson of Versailles, Mo., Ronald Jameson of Poplar Bluff, and Glen Jameson of Alton, Mo.; four sisters, Donna Moore of Poplar Bluff, Constance Parker of Schertz, Tx., Linda Kearbey of Poplar Bluff, and Marlene Adams of Smith Groves, Ky.

A memorial service was held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.

Memorial donations can be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on behalf of his grandson, Jackson Jameson.




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James Moore

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

James Edward Moore, 87, of Naylor, Mo., passed away Friday, March 4, 2016 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Moore was born Oct. 18, 1928 in Pocahontas, Ar. He moved to Ripley County area in 1974.

On March 21, 1951, Mr. Moore Married Fern Redus Moore, who survives, He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed his bees. he was a Army Veteran during the Korean War.

Also surviving are children; Alan Scott Moore and wife Sarabeth of Jackson, Mo., Steven Edward Moore and wife Cristy of Doniphan, Mo., and Sharon (Moore) Sigmon and husband Don of Bethel, Alaska; sisters, Velma (Moore) Byrd of Pine, Mo., and Carolyn (Moore)Sanders of Doniphan, Mo.; seven grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Mr. Moore was preceded in death by parents, Henry Clarence Moore and Elsie Avery Moore and brother Clifford Moore.

Funeral services took place on March 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel.

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Peggy Woodard

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Peggy Elizabeth Woodard, 89, of Poplar Bluff, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.

Mrs. Woodard was born Feb. 16, 1928 in Saint Louis, Mo. She worked as a homemaker and attended Naylor Methodist Church where she had served as secretary-treasurer. she was also Naylor’s first Homecoming Queen, as well as a 50 year member of the Eastern Star, where she had served as state representative of Eastern Star. She was past Worthy Grand Matron and President of Naylor Alumni. She was an avid supporter of Naylor Athletics. She was also faithful with vacation Bible School and served on the poles at election. .

She married Robert  Woodard in Feb. of 1948. He preceded her in death Oct. 11, 2014.

Survivors include her sister, Betty Abernathy of Naylor; grandchildren, Mark and wife Tina of Poplar Bluff, Natalie Murdock and husband, Brad of Springfield, Mo., and Amy Thompson and husband, CD of Siloam Springs, Ar.; and great-grandchildren; Dalton, Austin, Shelby, Anna Grace and Gray.

She was preceded in death by her son, Doug Woodard Jan. 17, 2006; her daughter, Brenda Kay Woodard Dec. 11, 1955; parents, Judson Ward Sept. 22, 1978 and Marie Ward, July 22, 1959; one brother, Dr. Robert Ward; and a grandson, Lyle Baccaus Nov. 13, 2003.

Funeral Service took place on March 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel.

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Michael Leroux

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Michael Gene Leroux, 58, of Naylor, Missouri, passed away at his residence on February 27, 2016.

He was born January 8, 1958 at Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Gene Leroux and Louise B McGonigal.

He is survived by; his father Gene Leroux of Doniphan, two brothers, Freddie Leroux of Doniphan and Steven Leroux of Naylor, one sister; Ramona Pierce of Doniphan. One nephew; Tim Pierce of Maynard, Arkansas and nieces; April Leroux Barnett of Fort Drum, New York and Kerri Hamm of Maynard, Arkansas.

Michael was preceded in death by his wife Cathy as well as his mother Louise B. Leroux

He was a member of the Elm Grove General Baptist Church and had served in the United States Navy from 1984-1988. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, all animals, the river and camping. He was a lifelong member of V.F.W. of Doniphan, Missouri.

A Memorial service was held at the Elm Grove General Baptist Church in Naylor, Mo. at 11:00 a.m., on March 5, 2016


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Henry Lancaster

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Henry Claude Lancaster, 84, of Fairdealing, Mo., passed away on Feb. 25, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Lancaster was born on July 19, 1931 in Rienzi, Mississippi. He worked as a saw cutter and enjoyed reading, flowers, taking pictures, and his grandchildren. He served in the U.S. Army and attended Church of God.

On July 29, 1998, he married Nancy Claudine. She preceded him in death on Oct. 5, 2009.

Survivors included his children, Mike & Sue of Paducah, Ky., Kenny & Dianna of Belleville, Il., Keith & Cindy of Adairsville, Ga., Delbert & Delores of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Billy & Diane of Russellville, AR.,Linda & Larry of Alton, Il., Sheryl Annette & Michael Wicklund Jr. of Doniphan, Mo., and Renee & Herb Pundsack of Fairdealing, Mo.; brother, Martin Lancaster of Cape Girardeau; sisters, Margie Colarie of Cole City, Il., Francis & Gary Baker of Harviell, Mo., and Brenda & Tom Maschmeyer, of Memphis, TN.; as well as 2 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by, his son Phillip on April 18, 2012; step-son Dennis Reed on Aug. 4, 1992; and his brother, Norman Lancaster.

Funeral Services took place on Sat. Feb. 27, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel.


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