Archive for March 2018

Thomas Carter Sr.

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Thomas Carter Sr.  72 , of Poplar Bluff formerly of Lebanon Mo. departed this life on Tuesday March 20, 2018 at his residence in Poplar Bluff. He was born on May 23, 1945 to the late Buaffard and Hester (Summers) Carter.

In 2010 he was united in marriage to Sharon Carter in Lebanon Mo. she survives.

He loved bird watching, being with family.

Surviving are his children, Michael Carter and wife MaryAnn, Troy Carter and wife Brandi, Thomas Carter Jr. Jimmy Dunkin and wife Kelly, and Jerry Broyles.  Adopted daughter; Angie Gilliam.  One brother Ed Carter and wife Ann. fourteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren. A very special friend Rick Gilbert and wife Tina,  his special pet dogs Jack and Sassy.

Preceding him in death are his parents, a son Terry Dunkin, three sisters Dorothy, Delores and Sylvia Carter.

Visitation will begin at 2:30 pm on Saturday March 24, 2018 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 3:30 pm  in the funeral home chapel, with Jim Levart officating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home PO Box 1409  Poplar Bluff, MO 63902

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Janua Rexroad

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Janua Rexroad, 90 Years, of Poplar Bluff, passed away on March 17, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

She was born on January 13, 1928 to the late Curtis and Zelphia (Bennett) Brown at Pocahontas, AR. On May 23, 1947 she married Wayne Doyle Rexroad Sr. at Pocahontas, AR. He preceded her in death in November 2002.

She was a member of First Assembly of God (Bluff First Church) in Poplar Bluff, where she was a Sunday School teacher..

Janua is survived by her son, Doyle Rexroad and wife Cindy; one grandson, Keaton Rexroad; .

She was preceded in death by her Husband, Wayne Doyle Rexroad, Sr., Father, Curtis T. Brown, Mother, Zelphia Brown, two brothers; Curtis and Matt Brown; Grandson, Seth Rexroad, and Granddaughter, Jodi Rexroad.

Graveside Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 10:00 am at the Sparkman Cemetery with Rev. Brian Sharp officiating.

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Marjorie Wright

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Marjorie Wright, 89 of Doniphan,  passed away March 17, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

Per Mrs. Wright’s own wishes, there are no services planned.

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Vivian Jameson

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Vivian Sue Jameson, 69, of Poplar Bluff, passed away March 13, 2018 at Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff, MO.

She was born on October 13,1948 to the late Zephry and Opal (Cook) Lairson at Poplar Bluff, MO. She had worked at Mo Ark Mold in Poplar Bluff. She was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed reading and camping. On May 16,1970 she married George. He survives. Also surviving is son Zephry Jameson, brother-in-law; Jerry Jameson, cousins, Raymond and Darla Starling and grandchild; Xander Jameson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Zephry and Opal Lairson, Brothers, Denny and Tommy Breece.

Visitation will be held Monday, March 19, 2018, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018, 1:30 pm at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO, with Rev. David Tharp and Rev. Carter officiating.

Burial will take place in the Bloomfield Veteran’s Cemetery.  

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Norman Richmond

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Norman Lincoln Richmond, 90, of Grandin, passed away on March 11, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.
He was born on January 14, 1928 to the late Albert and Fay (Huling) Richmond at Ripley County, MO. Norman worked as a Custodian for John J. Pershing Veteran’s Hospital. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Southside Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed hunting, raising and breaking horses. He had traveled with Anheuser Busch and took care of the Clydesdale horses.
October18, 1956 he married Ethel Jeanette Fletcher. After twelve years of married, she preceded him in death. On January 15, 1972 he married Harriet Marie Richmond (Carpenter) in Carter County, MO. She survives. Also surviving are five daughters, Norma Richmond, Mary (David) Maple, Shannon Richmond Hurst, Sharon Wright, Ruth (Glenn) Gutterman; Son, Daniel Richmond; eight grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren; three Great-great-grandchildren; Brother, Floyd Richmond and Sister, Doris Schmaltz.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of twelve years, Ethel Jeanette Fletcher, Father, Albert Richmond, Mother, Fay Richmond(Huling), Daughter, Debbie Roberts, Daughter-in-law, Sheila Honeycutt Richmond, Son-in-law, Kenny Wright, Sister, Goldie Wagner, Brothers Alvin , Lester and Harlon Richmond.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 16, 2018, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018, 12:00 pm at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO, with Pastor Jerry Lemons, officiating.

Burial will take place in the Stephens Cemetery on K Hwy in Ripley County.

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Olive Yvonne Whittom

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Olive Yvonne Whittom, 80 of Poplar Bluff passed away Sunday March 4, 2018 at Westwood  Hills Healthcare Center in Poplar Bluff.

She was born on December 28, 1937  in Callaway Nebraska to the late Reuban and Dorothy (Miles) Holdeman. On July 31, 1955 she was united in marriage to David Whittom in Kearney Nebraska he survives.

She  was a member of Agee Fellowship Church, she loved crochet, watching Cardinal baseball, spending time with her grand and great grandchildren.

Along with her husband she is survived by her children, Dale Whittom and wife Lisa, Senya Dobbs and husband Clyde, Norman Whittom and wife Tina. Two brothers Orville and Norman Holdeman.  Ten grand and ten great granchildren also survive.

Preceding her in death was  her parents, a granddaughter, Ashley Dawn Whittom and  step-mother Jennie Holdeman.

Visitiation will from 6 till 8 pm on Thursday March 8, 2018 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral home.

Funeral services will held at 10 am Friday March 9, 2018 at Agee Fellowship Church with Rev. Jim Schremp officating internment will follow in the Three Springs Cemetery.

The family request memorials can be made to the Agee Gym fund.

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