Archive for May 2017

Rosa Ford

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Rosa Lee Ford, 93 of Poplar Bluff passed away May 30, 2017 at Westwood Hills Healthcare.

Mrs. Ford was born December 8, 1923 in Walnut Ridge, AR to the late Walter David Muse and Leona (Johnson) Muse.

Mrs. Ford had owned several different businesses in her working days.  She was a member of New Home General Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.

Surviving are: a brother, Bob Muse and wife Joyce of Poplar Bluff; and several nieces and nephews.

She was married to Larry Ford and he preceded her in death.  Also preceding her in death are two sisters and three brothers.

Visitation will begin 10 am Friday, June 2, 2017 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will follow at 11am in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Calvin Buhler officiating.  Burial will then take place at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Springfield, MO


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Madrian Deangelo Luna Cooper

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Madrian Deangelo Luna Cooper, 23, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Anderson, Ind., passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Services are pending and will be published when made.

Family requests memorials be made to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar Street Poplar Bluff, Mo., or credit card payments called in to 573-785-1700 or go to Facebook for a go fund me account in the name of Sarah Medina.

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Teddie Roach

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Teddie Joe Roach, 70, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St Louis.

There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2017 at Ash Craft Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.

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

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Charles B Wright

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Charles B. Wright, age 83, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. went to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Wright was born June 13, 1933, in Butler County, to the late Robert and Mary (Duley) Wright. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Poplar Bluff and retired from Lucy Lee Hospital in Poplar Bluff. He previously owned multiple businesses throughout the Poplar Bluff area. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. Charles was a friend to all.

Surviving are his children, Ronald Dean Wright and wife, Patty of Grandin and Charles Erick Wright of Seattle, Wash.; grandchildren, Lisa Zoll and husband, Kenny, Beth Barton and husband, Kirk, Jami Parker and husband, David; seven great-grand children and three great-great grand children.

Proceeding in death are one daughter, Ruth Ann Wright; three sisters, Edna Mayes, Louise Wright, and Imogene Maddox; and three brothers, Ira Wright, Floyd Wright, and Richard Wright.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Friday May 12, 2017 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday May 13, 2017, in the funeral home chapel, with Rev Ralph Mayes officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Hamtown Cemetery in Butler County.

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Benita Hesselrode

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Benita Hesselrode 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her home.

Mrs. Hesselrode was born July 7, 1940 in Campbell Mo. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  Benita loved the Lord and enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren, yard sales, and flea marketing.

She was married to Charles Hesselrode Sr., who preceded her in death.

Surviving include her children, Vicki Simpson of Poplar Bluff, Claudette Adams, and Edward Henson of Piedmont; two brothers, Buddie Weaver and Billy Weaver; 26 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death are two sons, Rodney Henson and Donald McKenzie; her father, Willie Weaver and mother, Birtie (Wells) Weaver; as well as two sisters, Carolyn Weaver and Wadean Curtis.

Visitation will begin at noon, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 1p.m. for a 1:30 p.m. GRAVESIDE FUNERAL at Ash Hill Cemetery.  Rev. Darrell Friday will officiate.

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Thomas Cole Jr.

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Thomas Cole Jr., 55, of Naylor, Missouri passed away April 29, 2017 at his home. He was born December 12, 1961 at Santa Pala, California to the late Thomas Monroe Cole Sr. and Patricia Marie “Kenny” Cole.

On May 5, 1995 at Belleville, Illinois Tom was married to Bobbie Young. She survives.

He is survived by one step son Evan and daughter Anna Marie (who he called his Angel Baby). Also surviving are two sisters; Sue Cronley and husband Bob of Afton, Missouri and Jan Petric and husband Mark of Oakville, Missouri. One uncle, Dan and aunt Joann as well as 1 sister-in-law and brother-in-law Theresa and Jim Lepold.  Niece;  Tifany Babcock and husband Steve ,  Great nieces; McKenzie Beckwith, Paige and Sidney Babcock and Mary Clair Holloway.  Nephew;  Nick Lepold andwife Ashley . Great nephews; Bobby, Brendon and  Patrick Cronley, Jacob, and Sean Petric.  Six grandchildren and one great children and one great grandchild survive.

He is preceded in death by his parents as well as one niece Dana Lepold.

Tom had served in the United States Army and worked for the Pentagon. He attended the Naylor Pentecostal Church and enjoyed horse racing, sports, St. Louis Blue hockey, St Louis Rams, whiffle ball bat-twirling the bats. Tom was a driver for FedEx.

Visitation for Tom will be Sunday ,  May 7, 2017,  starting at 10:00 a.m. in the Naylor Pentecostal church in Naylor, Missouri. The funeral following at 2:00 p.m. in the church. Burial will be in the Gum Cemetery with Donnie Fowler Officiating.



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