Archive for October 2018

Jerry L. Talley

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Jerry Lee Talley of Poplar Bluff, Mo passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, at the age of 77.

Jerry was born November 15, 1940 to the late Jake and Hazel Talley of Des Arc, Mo.  Jerry graduated from Des Arc High School in 1958. He retired from General Motors after many years of service. He attended the Palace of Praise church in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

In 1972 he was united in marriage to Loretta Wood.  She preceded him in death in 1992.

On June 5, 1993 Jerry was united in marriage to Suedell Lashley.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife Suedell, his son Russ (Jennifer) Talley of Wentzville,Mo, son Jon Talley of Montgomery City, Mo, stepdaughter Paula (Allen) Gallamore of Poplar Bluff, Mo and stepson Kevin (Susan) Lashley.

two sisters; Alice (Vernon) Sutton of Poplar Bluff, Mo, Paula (Denny) Berry of Arnold, Mo.; grandchildren; Rebecca Talley, Audrey Talley,  Christian Gallamore, Van Gallamore, Nichkolas Gallamore, Justin (Emily) Lashley and many other family members.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Jim Talley,  a sister Veta Mae Powers.

Jerry was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother and friend.  He will always hold a special place in all our hearts.

Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 2,2018 10 am at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  Service will follow at 11 am in the funeral home chapel.  Everyone will meet at Shepherd of Hills Cemetery 1925 Old Hwy M  Barnhart, MO at 3 pm for internment.  

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Darrell Stout

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Darrell Stout, 62, of Poplar Bluff passed away Saturday, October 20,2018.  He had been in the Portageville Nursing Facility.  

He was born March 17, 1956 to Wilborn Stout and Dorothy (Gower) Stout Moore.  

Darrell is survived by his wife Karen (Andrews) Stout, daughters; Amber and Dawn Andrews, sisters; Sheila (Cevis) Smith, Valarie (Dan) Kiefer, special grandson; Blace Strader and granddaughter; Mila

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers David and Nathan Stout and sister Shirley Larmie.  

There will be a graveside burial 1 pm Friday, October 26th at Kinsey Cemetery off V Hwy. 



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Billy Lee Bonds

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Billy Lee Bonds  63 of Poplar Bluff departed this life on October 20, 2018 at his residence. He was born on June 21, 1955 in St.Louis Mo. to the late Wesley and Sally (Frizzell) Bonds.  He retired after working in a nursing home for a number of years. He enjoyed listening to music, fishing,  and most of all spending time with family.

He is survived by two sisters, Linda Feltz and Judy Cline. Several nieces and nephews also survive.  Along with his parents Mr. Bonds was preceded in death by one sister, Carol Hufford, by two brothers Robert and George Bonds.

The family is planning a private internment at a later date.

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Laura Gorsuch

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Laura K. Gorsuch, 65, of Poplar Bluff passed away October 6, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.  

Mrs. Gorsuch was born September 23, 1953 to the late Kenneth and Patricia Meeks in Detroit, MI.  On November 18, 1972 she was married to James Gorsuch in Detroit.  He preceded her in death January 6, 2001.  

Mrs. Gorsuch enjoyed watching soap operas and playing games on the computer.  

She is survived by her daughter, Christie Gorsuch (Robert Sadler) of Poplar Bluff.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, James, father, Kenneth Meeks and mother, Patricia (Poole) Meeks.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11-11:40 am  at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home 844 Cedar St. Poplar Bluff.  Procession will leave at 11:40 for Ash Hill Cemetery for a 12 pm graveside funeral with Ronnie Fowler officiating.


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Billie Jean Phipps (Venable)

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Billie Jean Phipps (Venable) , 86 of Poplar Bluff departed this life on Tuesday October 2, 2018 at her residence. She was born on May 27, 1932 in Essex Mo. to the late Elmer and Lydia Burns. She was of the Baptist Faith, was a homemaker, loved traveling, reading, gardening, she loved it when family and friends would come to her home for visits and meals.

She is survived by her children, Linda Rae Pipkins, Jimmy Darrell Phipps. Her grandchildren Scott Tolliver and wife Tammy,Angie DeShaney and husband Roy, Kim Treaster, Jeremiah Reese, Andrea Cromer. Twelve great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren, one sister Patricia Forsythe.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved Floyd Venable, by her brothers, Leon,Jim, Louie, John, Floyd Burns. by three sisters, Imogene McDaniel, Mary Bell Wilson, Lucille Sheppard.

Visitation will be on Saturday October 6, 2018  at 10 am at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home. Funeral service will start at 11 am in the funeral home chapel  with Dr. Steve Proctor officiating  burial will follow in the City Cemetery.

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