Archive for April 2018

Michael Gulledge Morlan

Monday, April 30th, 2018

 

 

Michael L. Gulledge Morlan 59 of Poplar Bluff , formerly of Little Rock, Ark went to be with his heavenly Father Sunday April 29, 2018. He lost his battle with pancreatic cancer with his family surrounding him. His brother was his caregiver.

Michael was born Oct 11, 1958 to Sonny and Pearl Gulledge in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Before moving back to Poplar Bluff He had resided in Little Rock, Ark for over 35 years. Michael worked at Saint Vincent’s Hospital as a critical Care Tech for many years. At one time in addition to working at Saint Vincent’s he also worked at the “Heart Hospital” in Little Rock. He was well liked- by his co-workers and the Doctors. The Doctors would say ” I want Michael to take care of my patients”. One of the highlights at working at Saint Vincent’s Hospital  was to meet President Bill Clinton and Hillary. Hillary’s father Hugh E. Rodham was a patient of Michael’s. Michael said Hillary and the family was very nice. Michael attended Poplar Bluff Schools, attended Baptist Church in Little rock, was of the Baptist faith.

Michael was on a bowling league with his fellow co-workers. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his dog Cidney, helping people, and music. He loved visiting Arizona and had a passion for decorating with South-West Decor. He loved the outdoors.

Surviving is his husband Guy Lester Morlan. They had been together for 23 years and married for 5.  Also surviving his mother Pearl Gulledge, one sister Pam Berry, one brother Joseph B. Gulledge, his little dog Cidney, all of Poplar Bluff. His father Sonny Gulledge preceded him in death on March 9, 2001.

Vistation will be Thursday May 3, 2018 at 12 P.M. at Fowler- Sullivan Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 2 P.M. in the funeral home chapel. Internment will be at Ash Hill Cemetery at Fisk, MO.

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James T. Willis

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

James T. Willis, 78 of Poplar Bluff, passed away April 25, 2018 at Poplar Bluff, MO.

He was born on April 12, 1939 to the late Eugene and Cladie (Warren) Willis in TN. James had worked as a fork lift operator. He enjoyed bowling, collecting records, fishing and working on old cars.

James is survived by his wife Shirley, daughter, Cheryl Garcia and husband Carlos; sisters, Linda Davis, Judy Mulenex; brothers, Jerry, Bill, Robert, and Don Willis; Grandsons, Carlos Garcia, Jr. Percy Garcia; Granddaughter, Charlotte Mayse; Great-granddaughter, Cali’ann Mayse; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

A GRAVESIDE ceremony will begin at 2:00 pm at Kinsey Cemetery with William Hillis officiating.

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Douglas Redwine

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Douglas Redwine, 55, of Poplar Bluff, passed away on April 25, 2018 at his home.

He was born on December 18, 1962 to Bill and Lee (Switzer) Groves at Denver, CO. Douglas worked as a Die-caster for Briggs and Stratton. On June 30, 2012 he married Edith in Poplar Bluff.

He was a member of a member of American Legion Post 1000. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He enjoyed wood working, fishing and working on automobiles. He was a member of Westwood Baptist Church.
On June 30, 2012 he married Edith in Poplar Bluff, she survives. Also surviving are; Mother Lee Groves, Step-Father, Don Groves; 2 Daughters, Nicole Miller, Britt Yates; Son, Nathan Hastings; Two Sisters, Debbie Davis, Tammy Lloyd; Brother, Roger Redwine; Granddaughter, Paris; Grandson, Rome.

He was preceded in death by Father, Bill Redwine.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 29, 2018, 3:00 pm at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO, with Rev. Tim Freeman Jr., officiating.

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Lowell Wheeler

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Lowell W Wheeler, 77 of Poplar Bluff, passed away on April 24, 2018 at the Poplar Bluff, MO.

He was born on December 19, 1940 to the late Elmer and Frances (Kidd) Wheeler at Doniphan, MO. He had worked as a machinist and owned his own auto dealership for many years. He enjoyed gardening and taking care of animals.
He was of the Baptist faith.

On June 27, 1959 he married Jeanie Burris at Poplar Bluff, she survives. Also surviving is; daughter, Rhonda (Jerry) Williams; Grandson, Dustin (Ellyn) Williams; Granddaughter, Lindsey (Joe) Shannon; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by Father, Elmer Wheeler, Mother, Frances Wheeler, two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, 1:00 pm at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO, with Rev. Jerry Williams officiating.

Burial will take place in the City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimers Association 3645 South Ave. Springfield, MO 65807

Online condolences can be given at www.fowler-sullivanfuneralhome.com.

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Amy Irlas

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Amy Lynn Irlas, 35 of Poplar Bluff, passed away on April 8, 2018 at Poplar Bluff, MO.

She was born on March 14, 1983 to Peggy (Usher) Irlas at Denton, TX. She attended the Palace of Praise.

Amy is survived by her mom, Peggy Irlas, Son, Tyson Blocker; Two Daughters, Alexus Blocker, Taylor Blocker; sister, Casey (Raymond) Schmidt, brother Joe Irlas Sr. Grandmother, Catherine Carey, grandfather Herbert Seals, Two Aunts, Cathy Powell, Rhonda Burdin; Uncle Ed Seals, Niece, Jade Schmidt.; Nephew, Joe Irlas, Jr.

She was preceded in death by Grandfather, Stan Carey, Grandfather, James Usher.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 1:00 pm at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO, with Bishop Kent Miller and Rev. Randy West officiating.

Burial will take place in the City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family asks memorials be made to Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St. Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

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