Archive for December 2016 – Page 2

Glen Young

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Glen Denver Young, 81, of Naylor, Mo., passed away Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the Oak Dale Residential Care in Poplar Bluff.

Mr. Young was born on November 25, 1935 in Naylor. He worked as a farmer and enjoyed hunting, running his dogs, outdoors and gardening. He drove the school bus for the Naylor school district from 1968-1981 and attended the Naylor Pentecostal Church.

On June 2, 1977 he married Chris Averhart. She survives.

Also surviving are children, Iris Luebbert (Kenneth) of St. Peters and Bonnie White of Naylor; 2 sisters, Louise Johnson(Ray) of Poplar Bluff and Loretta Sullivan of Poplar Bluff; 1 brother, Jimmy Young (Donna) of Naylor; grandchildren, Brian (Christina) Onder, Brandy (Christopher) Maibes, Bradley Onder, Shen Ayles, Todd Burkett, Chad Burkett, April (Chad) Callicott, and Luke Walker; as well as 17 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by one son, Rex Walker; his parents, Walter and Florence (Fowler)Young; brothers, Calvin and Weldon Young; and brother-in-law, O’Neil Sullivan and sister-in-law, Marie Young.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday December 14, 2016, with Donnie Fowler officiating. Burial will be held at Gum Cemetery near Naylor.

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Michael Eugene Norman

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Michael Eugene Norman, 63, of Wappapello, Mo., passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center.

Mr. Norman was born February 16, 1953 in Kennett, Mo. to Eugene and Bonnie Norman.  He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.  A former contractor, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

On December 14, 1998 he married Jody (Ziegler) Norman.  She survives.

He is also survived by his daughter, Jeannie Wlodarcik and husband, Brent of Poplar Bluff and one step-son, Charlie Ziegler of Wappapello; his father, Eugene Norman of Wappapello; two grandchildren, Chance Kendle and Maci Wlodarcik of Poplar Bluff; one brother, Rick Norman and wife, Nancy of Wappapello and two sisters, Patty Foust and husband, Dwight of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Linda Black and husband, Eddie of Memphis, Tn.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, followed by the  funeral service at noon with Pastor Doug Osborn officiating.  Mr. Norman will be laid to rest, with full military honors, in the Mo. Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.

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Grayson Ray Markham

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Grayson Ray Markham, 63, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Markham was born July 17, 1953 in Poplar Bluff, to the late George Robert Markham and Tommie (Stafford) Markham.

He was a carpenter and enjoyed going to the river, camping, boating and being with his grandchildren.  He was of the Southern Baptist faith.  Mr. Markham served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

On October 6, 1971 he married Dollie (Kirk) Markham in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

Also surviving are his children, Scott Markham, Carl Markham, Lacey McClintock and Jessica Deffendall; sisters  Nina Hampton, Betty Gallamore and JoEllen Bailey; brothers, Harry Markham, William “Bill” Markham, and Pete Markham; as well as his grandchildren, Thomas Markham, Trevor McClintock, Skyler McClintock, Dalton Markham, Macey McClintock, Austin Markham, Mila Deffendall, and Cassie Gholson; 3 great grandchildren, Noah, Josiah, Elizabeth.

Mr. Markham was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, Dena Mitchell and Nellie Markham, and a brother, James Markham.

Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, December 11, 2016, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Greg Faughn officiating.  Burial will be held in Liberty Cemetery.

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William C. “Buck” Meadors

Monday, December 5th, 2016

William C. “Buck” Meadors, 86, of Doniphan,  passed away December 5, 2016 at the Current River Nursing Center in Doniphan, Mo.

Mr. Meadors was born July 11, 1930 in Success, AR to the late John “Red” Meadors and Pearl (Tillman) Meadors.

Mr. Meadors was a retired fork lift operator for Boeing Aircraft in St.  Louis, Mo.  After retiring in 1988, he moved back to Ripley County.  He enjoyed fishing. hunting, yard work and anything outside.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.  He served during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Germany.

In June of 1968 he married Mary Pratte in St. Louis, Mo.  She survives.  Also surviving is a daughter; Julie Ann Meadors of Doniphan, Mo; six sisters; Janet Shearn and husband Chris, Jennie Faye Royer of Doniphan, Linda Hinkle and husband Leon of Doniphan, Frieda Coon of Doniphan, Jetty Mathis and husband Lawrence of Fairdealing, and Louise Bruton and husband Larry of Naylor; one brother, Don Meadors  and wife Cris  of Doniphan; one grandson; Frank Meadors Curry of Doniphan.

Mr. Meadors was preceded in death by two sisters; Wilma Ward and Wanda Toye; one brother; Larry Meadors and parents John “Red” Meadors and Pearl Tillman Meadors.

Visitation will begin Thurs. December 8, 2016 at 10:30am in the chapel at Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel, Neelyville.  The funeral will follow in the chapel at 12:00pm noon with Rev. Bill Meadors officiating.  Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery near Doniphan, Mo.

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Timmie Lee Stratton

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Timmie Lee Stratton, 60, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

He was born on June 16, 1956, in Broseley, Mo., to the late Fred and Beulah (Slaughter) Christian.  A self employed carpenter, he enjoyed fishing, going to flee markets, and playing pool.

He is survived by his brother, Kenny Stratton and wife, Shari; two sisters, Joan Brown and husband, Tom, Wanda Wilson and husband, Ralph; as well as his life partner, Karen Haldeman.

Visitation will be held at 12 noon Tuesday, December, 6, 2016 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will follow at 1 pm, in the chapel, with Dr. Brian Anderson officiating. Burial will take place in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.

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