July 28, 2015
Roberta Brumbaugh, 76, of Silva, MO. passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born March 25, 1939 in Portsmouth, OH. to Walter A. Collier and E. Ruth Daniels who have both preceded her in death.
She spent forty years of her life doing Missionary work in Mexico and has lived at Missionary Acres in Silva, MO. for the last fifteen years. She was a member of Evangel Baptist Church in Silva, MO.
On June 7, 1957 she was united in marriage to Eugene A. Brumbaugh who preceded her in death on September 13, 2009. To this union are four sons; Philip E. and his wife Cathy, Rick L. and his wife Dona, Bruce A. and his wife Laura, and Scott D. Brumbaugh and his wife Deborah. Also to this union are two daughters; Cheryl L. Neal and her husband Paul, and Linda K Wiebe and her husband Jacob. Roberta is also survived by sixteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Other survivors include her brother Winston Collier and his wife Becky.
Reverend Mark Hunsberger, Ken Moon, and Rick Brumbaugh will minister to the family. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 1:00p.m., at Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville, MO. Funeral services will follow the visitation, Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 2:00p.m. also at Greenville chapel. Burial will follow at Greenville Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com
July 25, 2015
Howard “Dean” Pigg, 47, of Williamsville, MO, passed away on July 23, 2015 at his residence. He was born on November 22, 1967 at Poplar Bluff, MO, to parents Howard Leon and Doris (Rash) Pigg.
On May 10, 2008 he was united in marriage to Wanda Hill and she survives. To this union was born one baby girl, Gabrielle Pigg, of the home; his mother, Doris Pigg, of the home; two brothers, James Leon Pigg, Desoto, MO, Keith Pigg and wife Karen, Jefferson City, MO; two sisters, Dora Pigg and Zelma Sanders both of Williamsville, MO; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his Father, Howard Leon Pigg.
He had been a stockman for the Walmart at Poplar Bluff, had worked for Wappapello State Park, and Grigg’s Sawmill. He spent his entire life at Williamsville. He was a 1986 graduate of Greenville High School and attended Vatterott College at St. Louis, MO, majoring in television and electronics repair.
During the years after his father’s death Dean was an angel to his mother. He helped care for her during her poor health. He also enjoyed a special relationship with his wife and young daughter who loved him very much. During his past times Dean enjoyed woodworking and drawing. He was very artistic. Dean also enjoyed watching the Cardinals and Rams play.
He attended the First Baptist Church, Williamsville, MO.
Visitation was held Monday, July 27, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Williamsville, MO. Services followed at 4:30 P.M., also at the chapel. Pastor Wayne Street ministered to the family. Doug Dougherty, Brent Griggs, Michael Hill, Michael Allen Nichols, Brenden Sanders, Keith Pigg, and Trey Rudroff served as pallbearers. Burial was at Cool Springs Cemetery near Taskee. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 22, 2015
Gina M. Everhart, 47, of Carrollton, GA, formerly of Silva, MO, passed away July 19, 2015 at her residence. She was born September 1, 1967 at St. Louis, MO, to parents Bill Birch and Ruby Adams.
She was married to Roger Everhart, on August 25, 1986, and to this union they had three sons and one daughter, Roger Everhart of Las Vegas, NV, Zach Everhart of Carrollton, GA, Zane Everhart of Ironton, MO, and Angelia Everhart of Dublin, GA. In addition Gina is survived by her parents, Ruby Shoemake of Greenville, Mo. and Bill Birch of Leighton, AL; three sisters Sandy Gream and companion Darrell Hamby of Patterson, MO, Lisa Brown and companion Jerry Fordham of Dublin, GA, Nikki Baker and husband Brad of Greenville, MO; longtime companion Shawn Wadleigh, of Carrollton, GA; and two grandchildren Benny and Ryder.
Gina loved talking to people and never met a stranger. She enjoyed nature and animals.
Her childhood was spent in Silva, MO, where she resided until her early thirties. She spent the remainder of her life in Carrollton, GA area. Gina worked as a waitress at a Huddle House near her home.
She attended Greenville High School and graduated in 1985. Gina was a member of New Hope General Baptist Church in Silva, MO.
Visitation was held at Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville, MO. Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10:30a.m. until 2:00p.m. The funeral followed at chapel at 2:00p.m. Paster Jerry London ministered to the family. Tommy Leach, Leonard Heath, Paul Wisdom, Dennis Montgomery, Zach Everhart, Shawn Wadleigh, and Tony Luke served as pallbearers. Gina was buried at New Prospect Cemetery in Silva, MO. Online condolences can be made www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 15, 2015
Misty Dawn Martin, 25, of Duncan, OK, formerly of Wayne Co., MO passed away, July 13, 2015 in Duncan, Ok. She was born on Oct. 16, 1989 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Survivors include her Mother, Carmella Fenske, and Father, Mark Scott. Other parents include Mike and Elaine Brown, Duncan, OK, Kim and Mitch Knight and Richard Skaggs. Her brothers include Michael Dean (Gail) Martin, Florissant, MO, William Massey, Greenville, MO, Tyler McAtee, Duncan, OK; sisters, Leslie Ann Fenske, Cherokee, KS, Melissa (Matt) Joy, Silva, MO, April (Tim) Cantrell, Tallequah, OK, Rosie Hillis, Poplar Bluff, MO, Danielle Watts, Duncan, OK, Hannah Brown, Greenville, MO, Rachel Brown, Duncan, OK;
She is also survived by grandparents, Neva Broshuis, Greenville, MO, Carolyn Scott, Alton, IL, and Phil and Laura Brown, Piedmont, MO, Bill and Sandy Knight, Lowndes, MO, nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts.
Preceding her in death, were 1 sister, Amanda Massey and 2 grandfathers, Melvin Dean Martin and Thomas Scott.
Her hobbies were making jewelry and she enjoyed music and singing. She was always pleasant and had a big smile.
She attended schools in St. Louis and graduated in 2008 from Greenville High School. She went to the Mingo Job Corps and worked with heavy equipment operation. In OK, she had worked as a cashier at a Kentucky Fried Chicken.
She attended Faith Assembly of God church.
July 15, 2015
Rita “Kay” Smith, 60, of Mill Spring, Mo, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at her residence. Kay was born April 26, 1955 at Tyronza, AR and grew up in Sikeston and Poplar Bluff, MO. She spent her adult years in rural Mill Spring, Missouri. Kay was a 1973 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School. She had been married to Robert Smith for over forty -two years. Together they owned and operated Pizza Inn restaurant at Poplar Bluff, MO, since 1989 working side by side. She started at the restaurant in 1975. Robert and Kay had no children but through the years they helped raise countless children who helped at their restaurant. In Kay’s spare time she enjoyed nature and the farm. During morning bird feeding times she often entertained four to five hundred humming birds.
Kay is survived by her husband Robert; one sister in-law, Barbara Wilcox of Poplar Bluff, MO; one brother in-law, Timothy Smith and wife Linda of Mill Spring, MO; and one nephew, Jonathan Smith of Piedmont, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert McDougal and Eva McDougal nee’ Curtis; two brothers, Garry McDougal and Ronnie McDougal.
Graveside services were held Saturday, July 18,2015, at 11:00 a.m., at Carson Hill Cemetery, Mill Spring, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
July 9, 2015
Austin Bullington, 88, of Greenville, MO, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015, at Greenville Nursing and Rehab, Greenville, MO. Austin was born June 6, 1927, at Nashville, TN. He lived in Tennessee for most of his younger years before moving to Detroit, MI, in 1945.
Austin was united in marriage to Sylvia Louise Browne at Temple Baptist Church in Detroit, MI, on November 15, 1955.
Austin spent his career in the sales field. Some of his favorite years were spent with LOOK magazine as a district manager. He was a superintendent for Washington Mutual Life Insurance from 1957 to 1968. In 1969 the family moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he was an owner representative of Home Reference Library of Des Moines, IA.
In 1973 the family moved to Poplar Bluff, Missouri, where he helped his mother and stepfather with their farm. Four years later, the family moved to Greenville, MO, to a farm he had purchased in 1968. Austin was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed farming, fishing, hunting, and gardening. Golf and Swimming were also favorite past times.
Austin is survived by his wife of 59 years of the home; four sons and one daughter, Larry Glen Bullington and wife Joy of Redford, MI, Thomas Lee Bullington of Murray, KY, David Craig Bullington and wife Susan of St. Charles, MO, Kathy Ann Langley of Poplar Bluff, MO, and Randall Keith Bullington of Jefferson City, MO; nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren; one sister Frances Boyd of Greenville, MO. Visitation was held Saturday, July 11, 2015, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, MO. Services followed at 4:00 P.M., also at the chapel. Pastor Gary Aubuchon ministered to the family and son Larry provided a heartfelt eulogy. Larry Bullington, Randy Bullington, Larry Hill, Justin Hill, Tim Hill served as pallbearers. Tom Bullington served as a honorary pallbearer. Burial followed at Greenville Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 8, 2015
Norman I. Mann, 69, passed away July 7, 2015 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO. He was born on Feb. 9, 1946 in Mill Spring, MO.
On Nov. 8, 1975, he was united in marriage to Helen Ward and she survives. Also surviving are five sons, Franklin Dale Smith and wife Laura of Poplar Bluff, MO, Quention DeWayne Smith and wife Shirley of Kennett, MO, Donald Eugene Smith and wife Pam of Greenville, MO, Raymond Louis Jump Jr. and wife Kim of Indianapolis, IN, Anthony Mann and wife Kristina of Poplar Bluff, MO; one daughter, Mattie Bernice Cleavland and husband Bob of Fresno, CA, one brother, Ora Lee “Babe” Mann and wife Fran of Piedmont, MO; five sisters, Elma Roever and husband Otto Jr. of O’Fallon, MO, Frieda Farris and husband Bill of Piedmont, MO, Connie Webb of Arnold, MO, Geneva Skelton of Farmington, MO, and Dianne Webb of Piedmont, MO; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Ora Lee and Ollie McFadden Mann; three brothers, Milburn, Wilburn, and Donald Mann, three sisters, Thelma Brinkley, Wilma Cowin and an infant, Mary Louise Mann.
Norman was a member of Missionary Baptist Church in Kennett, MO, for over thirty four years. He was a past Sunday school teacher. When visiting in Piedmont he attended Clearwater United Baptist Church.
Norman was a United States Army Veteran being inducted in 1968 and serving in Vietnam and later joining the Missouri National Guard serving sixteen years before discharge. He served in Operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq. He later was an over the road truck driver. Norman grew up in Mill Spring and lived in Malden, Campbell, Kennett, Wappapello, and Poplar Bluff, MO, in his lifetime. He was a member of the VFW. Norman loved to fish rain or shine. He loved being on the lake even if he didn’t get a bite. He was also a Cardinal baseball and Nascar fan often watching both at the same time.
Visitation was held Friday, July 10, 2015, at 10:00 A.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services followed at chapel at 11:00 A.M. Pastor Troy Alley and Pastor Robert Brinkley ministered to the family . A special musical selection was provided by son Quention DeWayne Smith. Franklin Smith, Anthony Mann, David Mann, Ora Lee “Babe” Mann , Bill Farris, and Quention DeWayne Smith served as pall bearers. Burial followed at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Bloomfield, MO, with full military honors. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 7, 2015
Daniel J. “D.J.” Davis II, 38, passed away July 5, 2015, at his home in Piedmont, MO. He was born on May 31, 1977 at Troy, MO.
On Aug. 8, 1998, he was united in marriage to Veda Tucker and she survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Makayla Diane Davis of the home, his father, Daniel Jackson Davis, Piedmont, MO; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Brenda Davis nee’ Waltman; one brother, Daniel Eugene Davis, and one sister, Darlene Henderson.
He was a machine operator for Brinkley Wood Products, Piedmont, MO.
Daniel always loved to eat Mexican lasagna and carrot cake. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, and working at the saw mill.
He went to South Iron High School and Clearwater R-1 and spent his time growing up time in Des Arc. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
Memorial visitation will be held Thursday, July 9, 2015, from 12 noon until 1:00 P.M., at Clearwater United Baptist Church, Piedmont, MO. Memorial service followed at 1:00 P.M. Bro. Jerry Peppers ministered to the family and recorded music was provided. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 7, 2015
Truman A. Sigman, 81, of Cape Girardeau, MO, formerly of Wayne CO, MO, died July 4, 2015 at the St. Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born on July 11, 1933 in Desloge, MO the son of the late Harold Edgar and Sarah Statler Sigman.
On Nov. 12, 1960, he was united in marriage to Freida Rose and she preceded him in death on July 22, 2014.
Survivors include one son Kevin and wife Kristen Sigman, Chaffee, MO, one daughter, Trudy Sigman, Webster Groves, MO and 4 grandchildren, John Potocnjak, Sarah and husband Derrick Reed, Ellie Sigman and Emma Sigman, brother and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Truman was a veteran and had worked as a dock hand for Arkansas Best Freight trucking company.
He was converted at an early age and was a member of the New Hope General Baptist Church in Silva, MO. His hobbies included reading, fishing, hunting and eating. He also enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals.
Visitation was held Thursday, July 9, 2015, at 12:30 P.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, MO. Services followed at 2:00 P.M., also at the chapel with Pastor Johnny Gibson ministering to the family. Pallbearers were Scotty Vanmater, Kurt Cook, Lee Wills, Derrick Reed, John Potocnjak, and Michael Fatchett. Burial with full Military Honors was at New Liberty Cemetery, Piedmont, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 4, 2015
Helen Marie Hicks, 80, of Patterson, MO, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center, Piedmont, MO. Helen was born June 10, 1935, at Patterson, MO, to Leo and Samantha Meador Westmoreland who preceded her in death.
She spent her entire life in the Patterson area and attended grade school and graduated high school there in the early 1950′s. On November 6, 1954, she married William A. Hicks and to this union two children were born.
She was saved as a child and attended the Patterson Baptist Church. Helen had spent her entire life as a homemaker and in her spare time she enjoyed taking care of her family, sewing, and cooking.
Helen is survived by her husband; one son, Ray Lee Hicks of Patterson, MO; one daughter Deborah Jeffries and husband Timothy of Florissant, MO; four grandchildren, Joseph Jeffries and his wife Lauryn, Thomas Jeffries, Logan Hicks, LaRae Earle and her husband Joshua; five great grandchildren, Kevin Hicks, Kyle Hicks, Emily Earle, and Joshua Earle Jr., Joel Jeffries; one sister in-law, Wilma Westmoreland of Piedmont, MO.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Howard Westmoreland; and one sister, Wanda Fay Westmoreland.
Graveside services were held Monday, July 6, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., at Rowland Woods Cemetery near Patterson. Pastor Pete Ruble ministered to the family and Jim Hawkins, Tim Holmes, Roy Million, Al Wills, Bobby Bennett, and Clyde Shearrer served as pallbearers. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com