Archive for September 2017

Charles Howard

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Charles Howard 73,  of Poplar Bluff passed away Sept. 25, 2017 at Saint Louis University Hospital in St.Louis Mo.

He was born on May 5, 1944 in Cape Girardeau to the late Charles and Ethel (Burns) Howard. He retired as a chief engineer on the river boat after forty eight years of service. He loved working on cars, working around the house with his wife Geneva, fishing, and being a devoted family man. He attended the  South Side Assembly Of God in Poplar Bluff he dearly loved his church and his church family.

Surviving is his wife Mary Geneva Howard of the home, his sons Kayden Howard of the home, Ronnie Cochran of Poplar Bluff, one sister, Marilyn May of Iron Mountain Mo.  one brother, Don Howard of Jackson Mo.  many nieces and nephews also survive.

He was also preceded in death by a son Gary Howard, by two brothers Bill and Jack Howard.

Visitiation will begin on Friday September 29, 2017  at 10 am at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar  Bluff.

Funeral service will follow at 11 am  in the Funeral home chapel with Pastor Jerry Lemons officiating internment will follow in the Brown Chapel Cemetery at Broseley Mo.

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Gordon Gipson Sr.

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Gordon Wayne Gipson Sr., 70, of Poplar Bluff, MO unexpectedly passed away Monday September 25, 2017 at University of MO Hospital in Columbia, MO. Gordon was born Sept 15, 1947 in Poplar Bluff, MO to Lorene Norman and G.W. Gipson. Gordon graduated from Poplar Bluff High School in 1966. After working for the R-1 School District for 26 years he retired as Head Custodian of Poplar Bluff Jr High. Aside from spending time with family, Gordon enjoyed watching basketball, wrestling, or Columbo while telling us what to do or pushing Robin’s buttons just because he knew he could.
Left to cherish his joyous times and warm memories, Gordon leaves his loving wife of 33 years Robin and their two kids, Kristian LeGrand and granddaughter Jazlynn Taylor LeGrand and daughter Selina Gipson (William Miller) and grandson Axel Mason Miller. Gordon also leaves behind; Daughter Donna Clayborne and three grandsons Mark, Jamal, and Michael. Son Gary Williams and three granddaughters Ebony, Tambra, and Charlisha. Daughter Stephanie Williams and three grandchildren Timothy, Sakenya, and Kandyce. Son Elvis Williams and five grandchildren Christopher, Devin, Alissa, Ebon, and Sapphyre. Son Bobby Williams (Leslie Williams) and three grandsons Bobby, Matthew, and Nicholas. Son Gordon Gipson Jr and two grandchildren Shelbie and Austin. Son Gregory Gipson and four grandchildren Lindsay, Deonte, Tyson, and Greg Jr. Sisters Jeanetta Robinson, Tammy Davis, Kim Williams (Kelvin Williams), Pam Gipson. Brothers Mark Norman, Troy Powell, Forrest Gipson, Stacy Gipson, and George Hunt. Gordon also leaves behind many more brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces, nephews, great grandchildren, and many, many friends.
Preceding Gordon in death are his parents Lorene and Willie James Norman and G.W. Gipson as well as three brothers and a grandson.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 3, 2017  from 6 till 8 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday October 4, 2017 at 12 pm in the funeral home chapel. Internment will follow in the City Cemetery.




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Larry Dale Miller Sr.

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Larry Dale Miller Sr. 73 of Poplar Bluff,  passed away Friday Sept.22, 2017 at St.Louis University Hospital in St.Louis.

Mr. Miller was born May 24, 1944 in St.Louis to the late Harold and Neoma (Branch) Miller

Mr. Miller was a part of M and M Towing Service.  He loved working on cars,watching western movies, and was of the Baptist Faith.

On December 26, 1984 he was reunited  in marriage to Katherine Gale Miller  she survives.  Also surviving is one son Larry Miller Jr. three sisters, Carolyn Sue Hendrickson, Sandra Kay Robinson, Karen Jane Roberts.  One brother Darrell Wayne Miller Sr. a Grandson Dylan Dale Miller.

A sister Debra Jean Miller also preceded him in death.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1 pm on Thursday Sept.28, 2017  in the City Cemetery in Poplar Bluff with the Rev. Bill Orr  officiating.

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

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Joyce Evelyn Acup

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Joyce Evelyn Acup, 73,  of Greenville,  formely of Poplar Bluff passed away on Tuesday Sept.12, 2017 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau Mo.

She was born Nov. 28, 1943 in St.Louis Mo. to the late Clarence and Nina Lorene Spink.  She retired as a nurses aide from Doctors and Lucy Lee Hospitals, after many years of service . To her work friends she was known as Sam as they had kindly nicknamed her. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and her grandson Joshua (who she loved more than anything.)

Surviving is her daughter Kellie Darnell and husband Darryl,  one sister Janet Brinkley and husband David. Also surviving is a very special niece Danielle McDowell and a very special nephew Mitchell McDowell. Many other nieces and nephews also survive. She was also preceded in death by a sister Pat Spink, two brothers Harold and Jerry Spink.

At her request no services are planned.



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Joyce Schoonover

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Joyce W. Schoonover, 81, of Poplar Bluff passed away September 10, 2017 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Schoonover was born January 7, 1936 in Quinton, Oklahoma to the late Frank and Beulah Morris.

She is survived by children; David Trail, John Trail, James Trail, Jane Smith, and Acie Trail; sisters; Berthie Thomas, Florie McLeland, brother; Anthony Morris and several grand and great-grand children.

She was preceded in death by her first husband; Edward Acie Trail, second husband; George Earnest Schoonover, children; WH Trail, Edward Trail, J.C. Trail, Mary Lanier; father; Frank Morris, mother; Beulah Morris, sisters; Cricket Jones, Betty Parks and Barbara Morris, brothers; Jack, Jimmy, Ruben, and Mike Morris

There are no services planned.

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Tierra Page McCain March

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Tierra Page McCain March, 29, of Poplar Bluff, died Monday, September 4, 2017 at her home.

Tierra was born May 16, 1988, in Poplar Bluff, to Ronald T. and Donna K. McCain.  She graduated from Poplar Bluff High School in 2006.  She had worked at  Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for several years, in the food department.

As a child she attended Lively Stone Church of God.  As an adult she attended both Pleasant Grove M.B. Church and Central M.B. Church.

Tierra was united in holy matrimony to Robert March on June 2, 2012 and to this union one son was born.

Tierra enjoyed watching television, especially the Lifetime channel, and playing with her son, JaKing, who was the love of her life.  She loved life and loved to laugh.

She leaves to cherish her memory; her husband Robert March, her son JaKing March, her parents; Pastor Ronald and Donna McCain, one brother, Ronald McCain II; one sister, LaDonna McCain; five uncles; Phillip Lee (Odessa), Frank McCain, Gary McCain (Ruthie), Jack McCain (Debbie) and Kenny Diggs; six aunts; Carol Lee, Charlezine Jackson, Pat Scott (Randy), Kim Youngblood (Anthony), Karen Campbell (John) and Pat Lockhart; as well as a host of great-uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be 10am Friday September 8, 2017 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will follow at 11am with Pastor Ronald McCain and Pastor Gary McCain officiating.  Burial will be in Poplar Bluff City Cemetery.


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Joe E Warren

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Joe Edward Warren, 63 of Poplar Bluff  passed away  August 30, 2017 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

He  was born July 31, 1954 in Catron ,Mo. to the late Ollie and Vilena Warren.

He loved watching gameshows, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.

He leaves to cherish his memory one son Joe Thompson of Poplar Bluff Mo. two daughters, Naomi Thompson of Poplar Bluff Mo. and Sarah Bolin of San Antonio Texas. One Brother Bobby Warren of Poplar Bluff Mo. Two sisters, Margy Anderson and Gertrude Warren both of Ypsilanti MI.  Six grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday Sept. 9, 2017 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home.

The funeral service will follow at 12 noon in the Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Johnny Williams officating, he will be laid to rest in the City Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.

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