Archive for November 2017

Jonathan Curry

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Jonathan Curry, 73 of Poplar Bluff passed away November 7, 2017 at Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston.  Mr. Curry was born December 29, 1943 in Chicago, IL to the late William and Flora Currie.

Mr. Curry had served in the United States Air Force.

Visitation will begin Saturday, November 18th at 11am in the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home chapel in Poplar Bluff.  The home going service will follow at 12pm in the chapel.  Burial will be in Morocco Cemetery with full military honors.

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Raymond Fiehtner

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Raymond Fiehtner, 65, of Poplar Bluff passed away November 3,2017 at his home.  Mr. Fiehtner was born December 19,1951 in  Pawnee, Nebraska.

He served on the USS Turner Joy in the  United States Navy during Vietnam War. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and watching sports.  GO BRONCOS!!!

He was married to Cathy Fiehtner, she survives.  Also surviving are children: Michael Fiehtner, Heidi Moore, step-sons Aaron and Jason Hudson; a brother: Lorene Fiehtner; sister: Eulala Mitchell, 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Fiehtner was preceded in death by his parents; Carleton and Ardys Fiehtner, and a brother; Kenny Fiehtner.

Visitation will be 12-1pm  Monday, November 6th at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  There will then be a 1:30 graveside funeral at Black Creek Cemetery, with full military honors.

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Donald Ray Sawyer

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Donald Ray Sawyer 81, of Poplar Bluff, died October 31, 2017 in Poplar Bluff surrounded by his family. He was born February 29, 1936 in Kennett, Mo to the late Ed and Imogene Sawyer.  Mr. Sawyer attended MT. Zion Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. He was a truck driver.

Mr. Sawyer married Sue Sawyer in 1958 and she preceded him in death on January 16, 2006. On June 5, 2008 he was united in marriage to Shirley McGarrity Sawyer she survives. Also surviving are his children Charlynda Snodgrass and husband Clay, Letitia Pollard and husband Fred. one brother Thomas Gardner, and two sisters Peggy Trout and Wilma Benny. Two grandchildren Morgan Venable and husband Steven, and Carl Snodgrass.

Visitation will be Saturday November 4, 1 p.m. at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral home in Poplar Bluff with the funeral services following at 2 p.m. Burial will be at Brown Chapel Cemetery Broseley, Mo. Pastor Danny Robinson will be officiating.

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Charles Raulston

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Charles Raulston,71, of Poplar Bluff passed away November 1,2017 at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Mr. Raulston was born July 31,1946 in Poplar Bluff, Mo.  He attended New Home General Baptist Church.  He was a master carpenter and baled hay.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, where he was a Staff Sergeant and a drill instructor for basic training in Ft. Hood, TX.  Mr. Raulston enjoyed playing pool, watching Cardinal baseball and westerns on TV, hunting, fishing, mowing yard, driving his tractor bailing hay, and spending time with his family and friends.

On June 27,1981 he married Bettie Raulston (Pitt)  at Memorial Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  She preceded him in death April 16,2016.

Surviving are children: Riley Raulston, Michelle Crutchfield and husband Corey, Charles Raulston II and fiancée Melissa, step-son Mark McMullin and wife Kim, nieces that are like daughters: Tresa Pratt and Lisa Aubuchon; brothers: childhood friend like a brother Kenny Barker; sister: Beulah Pratt; grandchildren: Cori Ruprecht, Courtney Raulston, Riley Raulston, Jay Raulston, Craig Crutchfield, Kiersten Crutchfield, and soon-to-be grandchild Isabelle Tucker; great-grandchildren: Max and Miles Ruprecht.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents: Charles Thomas Raulston and Sally Evieline Raulston (Robbins), wife Bettie, brothers Riley and Lenny Raulston.

Visitation will be held 6-8pm Friday, November 3rd at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will be Saturday, November 4th at 10am with Rev. Calvin Buhler officiating.  Burial will follow in the City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers family requests memorials to the local United Cancer Assistance Network (UCAN) 2620 North Westwood Blvd.  Poplar Bluff, Mo 63901


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