Archive for June 2018

William “Bill” D. King

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

William “Bill” D. King, 61, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Monday, June 25, 2018, at his residence. He was born Feb. 1, 1957, at Lutesville, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion. His hobbies were fishing and reading.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey King. Survivors include his mother, Maxine King Joy; brothers and sisters, Larry Harris (Evelyn) , Sharon Barker, Harvey King Jr., (Isin) , Julita Michel (Marty) , and stepbrother, Timothy Joy (Sarah); and nieces,  Melissa Harris, Tabitha Hoover and Danica Ruso.

Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018, at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home. The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the funeral home. Officiating will be Ronnie and Donnie Fowler. Burial will be in the Fairdealing  Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Animal Welfare Alliance P.O.Box 647 Poplar Bluff Mo.63902

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Richard Shelton

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Richard Harvey Shelton, 66,of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Chicago, passed away on June 20, 2018 at his home.

He was born on January 26, 1952 to Joseph and Connie (Roberson) Shelton at Chicago, IL. He was a 1971 graduate of Poplar Bluff Senior High. He was a coin collector.

On July 6, 1974 he married Karen (Lonergan) Shelton. She survives. Also surviving are,two Daughters, Kimberly Dawn McBride, Nicolle Louise Frueh; two Granddaughters, Karissa McBride, Sammee Frueh; four Grandsons, Kiel McBride, Scott Frueh, Kameron McBride, Luke Frueh; two Brothers, Joseph Shelton, Gary Shelton; two Sisters, Sharron Nichols, Shirley Shelton.

He was preceded in death by Father, Joseph H Shelton, Mother, Connie Faye Shelton.

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

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 1:00 pm at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO, with Rev. Donny Emmons, officiating.

Burial will take place in the Elder Cemetery in Malden, MO

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Virginia Ann Scott

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Virginia Scott  77  departed this life on June 17, 2018 at Hunter Ackers Caring Center in Sikeston.  She was born on September 15, 1940 in Alabama.

In her early years she owned a roofing company. She loved reading, playing computer games, she attended First Baptist Church in Puxico. She was a veteran in the United States Army.

Surviving are her childen Regina Scott, James Scott, Sheri Clinton. Six grandchildren and Twelve great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and six brothers.

No services are planned at this time.

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Christal Dawn Gaddy Washington

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Christal Dawn Gaddy Washington, 33, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., unexpectedly passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 in St. Louis, Mo.
She was born May 19, 1985 to Larry Gaddy and Jo Beth Chotrow. She is survived by her father, Larry Gaddy;  two sons, Isaac Washington and Blake Pirtle. Her biological family includes: adoptive mother Ruth Ann Schaefer; siblings Fredrick Sparks, Richard Sparks, Mark Schaefer, Richard Schaefer, James Schaefer, Amber Schaefer,and Angela Schaefer.
She also is survived by her foster mother, Gloria Wilson, and foster siblings Jolan Brady, April Sharp, Jessica Ferguson, Nicole Moreno, and Ruth Kackley. Christal is also is survived by the Clark and Ronnie Garcia foster home and foster siblings Ruth Garcia, Amanda Fortenberry, Crystal Logan, Leah Webb, Desiree Ajanel , Aimee Adams and Mandi White.
She was blessed with many close friends including Daniel Smith and Heather Brannon Tooley. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile, infectious personality and love for others.She enjoyed time with her loved ones swimming, fishing and going on trips. Christal was a organ donor, giving the gift of life to many people. She will forever be in our hearts.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 at Sacred Heart Cemetery, officiated by Deacon David Farris.     Donations may be made to  Fowler-Sullivan Funeral home 844 Cedar St. PO Box 1409 Poplar Bluff, MO  63901

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Elizabeth Fox

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Elizabeth A. Fox, 69, of Poplar Bluff, passed away on June 10, 2018 at her home in Poplar Bluff.

She was born on December 29, 1948 to Richard and Agnes (Godeos) Clouse at Sanoma, CA.

Elizabeth is survived by her Five Sons, Jeff Fox, Jerry Fox, Tim Fox, Carl Gene Fox, Richard Fox; husband, Carl Fox, Jr.; Sister, Christina Clouse; Brother, Gilbert(Butch) White; 25 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was also a loving mother to Chico.

She was preceded in death by Brother, Richard Clouse, Father, Richard Clouse, Sr., Mother, Agnes Clouse.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018, 12:00 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm with Jason Jordan officiating.

Burial will take place in the Pocca Hollow Cemetery in Van Buren.

In lieu of flowers family requests memorials to be made to any cancer organization.


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Dolores Price

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Dolores K Price, 82 passed away on June 9, 2018 at Oakdale Assisted Living in Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Price lived most of her life in Carter County. She moved to Butler County in the last five years.

She was born on July 25, 1935 to Ray and Willa (Kester) Yates at Chilton, MO. Dolores worked as a LPN Director of Nursing at River Mist Assisted Living for 15 years.

She attended Fellowship General Baptist Church.

Dolores is survived by children, Donald Price (Evelyn), Donna Price (Derek), Mike Price (Patty), Debra Price (Sam); Two Sisters, Wilma Gaines, Ida Kellogg (Ken); Brother, James Yates; nine grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; 22 chosen grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by Husband, Willie Price, Father, Ray Yates, Mother, Willa Yates, Brother, Floyd Yates.

At the family request, visitation will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 1:45 pm – 2:00 pm at Fellowship General Baptist Church with the service immediately following at 2pm with Rev. Byron Beck officiating.

Burial will take place in Pine Lawn Cemetery Ellsinore MO

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials to Fellowship of Acceptance a spiritual drug addiction program through Fellowship General Baptist Church 3581 North Westwood Blvd.  Poplar Bluff MO 63901

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Dorothy “Stout” Moore

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018


Dorothy Elizabeth “Stout” Moore 92, Of Poplar Bluff, departed this life  June 5, 2018 at The Manor. She was born on February 16, 1926 in Poplar Bluff to the late David and Sarah Gower. She was a seamstress at Myatt’s Drapery and she enjoyed gardening, cooking, and canning. She was a member at Bluff City Apostolic Worship Center. She married Wilborn Stout; and he preceded her in death July 12, 1990. She married Arnold Moore; September 9, 1996. He preceded her in death May 21, 2013.

She is survived by 3 children; Darrell Stout and wife Karen, Valerie Kiefer and husband Dan, Sheila Smith and husband  Cevis. 19 grandchildren,  and numerous great, great grandchildren. She is also preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Larmie,two sons David Stout and Nathan Stout.  Two sisters; Mary Hornbeck, and Rosetta Stucker. 3 brothers; James Henson, DJ Gower, and Albert Gower.

Visitation will be 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, at the Bluff City Apostolic Worship Center.  Funeral service will be at 11.00 A.m Friday June 8, at Bluff City Apostolic Center 200 Walnut St in Poplar Bluff. Pastor Jerry Williams will be officiating and Rev. Ted Elledge will be assisting. Burial will be in Kinsey Cemetery.

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David Massey

Monday, June 4th, 2018

David Massey, 71 of Poplar Bluff passed away June 4, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  

He was born June 1, 1947 to the late Charles “Jim” and Carolyn “Betty” (Gullette) Massey.  He is survived by a brother Luke Massey, sisters; Leona Massey and Susan Rahm.

A memorial service will take place at a later date.  

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