Archive for October 2016

Lawrence Davis

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Lawrence Davis, 70, of Harviell, Mo., passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Davis was born August 18, 1946, to the late Lloyd Davis and Glendora (Jessup) Davis, in Granite City, Ill.

He was a tour bus driver and enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers, karaoke and watching old movies.

Mr. Davis is survived by a son, Terry Davis; a daughter, Theresa Amos, and two sisters, Patricia Davis and Diane Anelundi.

No services are planned at this time.

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Jacqueline McClure

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Jacqueline Louise McClure, 54, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 31, 1962 in Los Angeles, Ca. She loved painting, crafts and loved her grandchildren.  She worked in law enforcement as a police officer.

Survivors include her daughter, Samantha Lawrence and mother, Sylvia Jean (Burns) Mick; two brothers, James Gotautis and Steve Gotautis; and grandchildren, Jericho and Jude Lawrence.

A daughter, Allecia Hindman and her step-father, George Mick precede her in death.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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


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Amanda Kenser

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Amanda Lee Kenser, 28, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Amanda was born January 12, 1988 in Houston, Tx.  She enjoyed her boys, music, reading, writing and friends.

Survivors include her father, Larry Kenser; her mother, Kim (White)Kenser; two sons, Skyler Kenser and Riley McNiel; one sister, Tonya Kenser; maternal grandmother, Gretta White, and paternal grandfather, William D. Kenser.

Visitation will be held at 12 p.m.  Friday, October 28, 2016, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, in Poplar Bluff, followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. Pastor Louie Robertson will officiate. Amanda will be laid to rest in the Black Creek Cemetery.


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David Shaw

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

David Shaw, 76 of Kennett, Missouri passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. Shaw was cremated and no services are planned at this time.

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Master Sgt. Charles E. Newbern

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Master Sgt. Charles Ernest Newbern, 75, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his home.

Charles was born August 23, 1941, in Lafollette, Tn., to the late George A. Newbern and Mary (Reagan) Newbern. He served in the U.S. Air Force from which he retired.  He enjoyed playing music and was a member of the True Believers Church and formerly a member of the Masons.

On January 27, 1998 he married Priscilla “Peaches” (Earl) Newbern in Denver, Co.   She survives.

Other survivors include his children, Johnny Newbern (Michelle), Jenna Rochella Johnson- Newbern, Richard Newbern, Craig Newbern, and Donald Ray Earl; two sisters, Frances Bailey and Martha Ogilvie; his grandchildren, Tamara, Princess, Lamuel, Madaline, Natalie, Private Jamal Newbern, Adrianna and Anglinia; sisters-in-law, Shirley Newbern and Channa Newbern, as well as a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and many friends.

Mr. Newbern was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Margaret Newbern and two brothers, George and Robert Newbern.

Visitation will be held at 1o a.m. Friday, October 21, 2016, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m., in the chapel, with Pastor Roy Williams officiating.  Mr. Newbern will then be laid to rest in the Mo. State Veteran Cemetery in Bloomfield with full military honors.


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Carrol Fletcher

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Carrol Laray Fletcher, 73, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., was lifted into the arms of His loving Savior Monday, October 10, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Surrounded by his loved ones, he accomplished a peaceful home going. He had been in declining health due to congestive heart failure this past year. This strong, hardworking father, Papaw, brother, uncle, and husband was loved by many, but became too weak to continue on his earthly journey.

Carrol was born August 29, 1943 in J Y, Missouri in New Madrid County and attended Essex Gray Ridge Schools. He enlisted in US Army in 1962 and served on active duty until May 1965. He served in the Army National Guard in the 206th Maintenance Company in Poplar Bluff, where he retired in 2003. He was employed by Roberts Plumbing for over 30 years until his retirement in 2006. He was of the Baptist Faith.

Carrol never met a stranger and was always willing to help others. He loved gardening and bowling, where he was a member of the Poplar Bluff Bowling Association for 40 years, a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan, and an avid fisherman who insisted the fish were always spawning for him.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Fletcher of Poplar Bluff, son, Christopher Fletcher of Belleville, MI, son, Casey Fletcher, of Poplar Bluff, and daughter, Stephanie Fletcher of Clearwater, FL. He has two grandchildren, Adrian Felder and Dacey Fletcher. He also has two surviving sisters, Glenda Johnson and Karren Eyrich, both of Winter Haven, FL. He loved, and was loved by his large, extended family with a passion.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Audrey Fletcher; brothers, James “Buddy” Fletcher, Ronnie Fletcher and Wayne Fletcher. In addition two sisters, Barbara Felker and Brenda Williamson also preceded him.

Visitation will be Friday evening, October 14, 2016 from 6 to 8 pm.  at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral will held Saturday October 15, 2016 at 10am in the chapel with Todd Allen officiating. Interment to follow in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery with full military rites.

In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations to SEMO National Guard Reunion Fund c/o Cecil Brake, 2006 Lowery, Poplar Bluff, MO, or the SEMO Sportsman Association who sponsor the annual Fish and Fun day for children c/o Randy Daves, 497 CR 410, Poplar Bluff, MO

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Mary Weathers

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Mary Weathers, 74, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016 at The Manor in Poplar Bluff.

Miss Weathers was of the Baptist faith and had worked in a factory during her life.

No services are planned at this time.

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Alice Landis

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Alice Landis, 86, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be held at noon Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service  will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by interment in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

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Raymond Britton

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Raymond L. Britton, 59, of Celina, Ohio, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in St. Mary’s, Ohio.

The son of Rayfield Britton of Orlando, Fl. and Rosemary Britton of O’Fallon, IL., Raymond was born December 4, 1956 in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

He was married to Carolyn Jean (Webb) Britton and to this union 6 children were born, Mareece (Meredith) Webb, Martessa (Chad) Woods, Raymond (Stephanie) Webb, Tenisha (Daniel) Miller all of Poplar Bluff, William (Sommer) Britton of Herculaneum, Mo. and Terry (Britney) Britton of Joplin, Mo. They also raised 4 nieces and a nephew, Shuntae Webb and Crystal Johnson of Poplar Bluff, Nicole (George) Tracy of Honolulu, Hawaii, Taja Johnson of Raleigh, N.C. and Anthony Britton of Bernie, Mo.

He is also survived by his mother-in-law, June Marie Webb of Poplar Bluff and eight siblings, Randy (OT) Britton and Reggie Britton both of Springfield, IL., Valeria Britton-Lane of Tacoma, Wa., Vivian Jean Britton-Dixon of Bellville, IL., Michelle Dye of Oklahoma, Tammy Dye and Marilyn Blackmon of Poplar Bluff and Sherlaine Britton of Westerville, Ohio.

He had worked at Arvin Meritor in Dexter, Mo. for over 25 years before moving to Ohio. Until his passing, he worked at AAP Corp. in St. Mary’s, Ohio. He enjoyed music, spending time with his family and friends…..especially his grandchildren, and his yearly family vacations.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Alfonse Webb, Sr.; one sister-in-law, Jeanette Webb-Johnson and his grandparents, Manual and Fannie Wallace of Brosley, Mo. and William and Pearlee Britton of Morocco, Mo.

Visitation will begin at 11a.m. Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Mt. Calvary Powerhouse Church of God. The home going celebration will follow at 12 p.m., with Bishop Ron Webb officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

Services intrusted to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.

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