March 5, 2014
Claudette Patricia Durr, 63, of Patterson, MO, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 in Poplar Bluff, MO. Visitation for Claudette will be Sunday, March 9th at 12:30 P.M. for the family and 1:00 P.M. for the public at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont with the services following at 2:00 P.M. also at the chapel. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 27, 2014
Daron grew up in the Des Arc area and attended South Iron high school. He was of the Christian belief, he was converted and baptized in 1983.
Daron was a veteran of the United States Air Force from 1991 to 1999.
Survivors include his parents; Imogene and Charles Fitzgerald of Annapolis, and Samuel Hampton of Des Arc, two sons; Jamon Hampton of Omaha NE, and Tyler McAlister of Piedmont, one sister; Shelley Hampton of Scott City, and one step-sister; Rachael Fitzgerald and her husband Tom of Holden, and one step-brother; Tracy Fitzgerald and his wife Rachel of Woodlawn, TN; grandparents; Harry Silvy of Des Arc and Anita Hampton of Piedmont and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Viola Silvy and grandfather, Albert Hampton.
Visitation for Daron was held Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 11:00 A.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont with the service following at 2:00 P.M. also at the chapel. Rev. Jerry Patterson ministered to the family and Jeff Brewer, Keith Brewer, Derrick Dickerson, Caleb DeClue, Doug Anderson, and Darrell Anderson served as pallbearers. A personal eulogy was given by Daron’s son Jamon Hampton. Military honors were provided by United States Air Force and Piedmont Arnold Hodge Post # 281 American Legion. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 26, 2014
Claudine Marie Jensen (nee Duckett) of DeSoto, Missouri passed away on February 24, 2014 in DeSoto. Claudine was born September 13, 1935 in Wayne County, Missouri to Myrtle (Dees) Duckett and Walter Duckett.
On December 26, 1952 Claudine was united in marriage to James Marvin Faulkner, they were married for 26 years and had three children. On June 23, 1982 she married Fred Jensen and they were married for 26 years.
Claudine was of the Methodist belief; she was employed by Union bank as a proof operator during her years of employment. She enjoyed her grandchildren, her small dogs, watching Doris Day movies and eating cookies and candies. One of her happiest experiences was going to Hawaii with her sisters, the trip of a lifetime.
Claudine was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters; Melba Steward and Margaret Clubb, one brother; Eugene Duckett, niece Darlene Clubb and nephew Stanley Clubb.
Survivors include three children; Dennis James Faulkner, Gary Dale (Lucia) Faulkner, and Deborah Lynn (Richard) Bartell, two brothers; Frank (Rose) Duckett and John Duckett, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The Memorial Service for Claudine will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014 beginning at 10:30 A.M. with a sharing of special memories and photos. The service will start at 11 A.M. and a luncheon will be served prior to burial at the Masonic Cemetery in Piedmont, MO at 1 P.M.
Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 21, 2014
William J. Talley and Jordy Wagner, companions for 15 years, died on Feb. 20, 2014 in Reynolds Co., MO.
Jordy was a home health care worker. She worked for Heart to Heart Home Care.
Jordy was born on Sept. 4, 1966, the daughter of Leonard Wagner and Nancy Conklin Wagner. They preceded her in death.
She is survived by one brother, Rick Wagner, Only, TX and one sister, Debbie(Roy) Eakins, Piedmont, MO, Niece Lexine Usley, Nephews, Christopher Eakins, Jesse Dale Murdock, great nephews Cody Eakins, Cory Eakins, and great niece Samantha Eakins and a host of cousins and friends.
Memorial Services were held at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. with Pastor Richard Sanders officiating. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 21, 2014
William J. Talley and Jordy Wagner, companions for 15 years, died on February 20, 2014 in Reynolds Co., MO.
William was a self-employed roofer and a veteran of the US Marine Corp. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
A memorial service was held on Monday, February 24, 2014, at 5:00 P.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont with Pastor Richard Sanders officiating. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 20, 2014
Jenny Lou Shrum, 45, of Poplar Bluff, MO passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 at her residence. Jenny was born on February 11, 1969 in St Charles, MO.
Jenny spent her early years in St. Charles before moving to Greenville, where she attended Greenville high school. She loved caring for animals, traveling, taking tractor rides, and watching movies but most importantly she loved her children.
Surviving Jenny are her parents; Jerry Shrum and Helen Davenport Shrum, one son; Quinton Radake , one daughter; Quintilla Radake both of the home, two sisters; Karen Allbritton and her husband Steve of Lowndes and Sherry Westermann of St Peters, MO. and her grandmother, Thelma Shrum.
The visitation for Jenny was held Wednesday, February 19th at 12:00 P.M. at the Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville with the service following at 2:00 P.M. also at the chapel. Pastor Jamie Hovis ministered to the family and James Leach, Jesse Westermann, Leon Davenport, Michael Davenport, Ryan Hofstra, and Shawn Haley served as pallbearers. Burial was at the Crossroads Cemetery in Greenville, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 19, 2014
Geneva Murl Wills, 86, of Greenville, MO. passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at her residence. Geneva was born on November 8, 1927 in Steele, MO.
She was united in marriage to Hershel Wills on June 18, 1949, who preceded her in death, and to this union one child was born.
Geneva was the Secretary of Greenville R-II School, she loved to go fishing, especially cat fishing, she loved to bake and take special care of her husband and family. She was a loving wife and mother. Geneva loved the Lord. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Patterson for many years. She had been baptized in Granite City, IL, where she spent part of her youth.
Geneva and Hershel owned a grocery store and a hog farm in the Mountain View area before moving back to the Greenville area to settle.
Surviving Geneva is one son; Craig Wills and his wife Debbie of Summersville, MO. one grandchild; Jay Duncan and his wife Sue, four grandchildren; Kanya Willbanks, Tanya Smith and her husband Dusty, Tayla Duncan and Tristan Duncan and four nephews; Ronnie Tomevi, Russell Tomevi, Richard Tomevi and special nephew Larry Rikard.
Preceding her in death where her parents; William E Rikard and Cordelia Woodward Rikard, her husband; Hershel, one brother; William Rikard, one sister; Dorothy Tomevi and one granddaughter; Jamie Willbanks.
She will be greatly missed by many friends and family.
The visitation for Geneva was held on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville at 10:00 A.M. with the service following at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Jule Muskrod ministering to the family. David Crites provided a melody of music on the violin. Jay Duncan, Jason Wallander, Tommy Fiske, Gene Fiske, Larry Rikard, and Craig Wills served as pallbearers. Burial was at Crossroads Cemetery in Greenville, Missouri.
Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
February 13, 2014
Virgia V. Holmes, 92, of Greenville, MO. passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at her residence. Virgia was born on December 4, 1921 in Brinkley, Arkansas
On August 31, 1941 she was united in marriage to Ural Burke Holmes, who preceded her in death, and to this union three children were born.
Virgia was raised around the Marquand and Lowndes area as a child. She only had a 4th grade education but her life experiences and teachings were priceless. She married when she was 21 and left the farm in Wayne County to live in Louisville KY to become a homemaker and mother. They did return to Wayne County in 1958 and she lived here until she passed away.
She enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, gardening and canning her produce with enough left over to feed the county. She like to watch wrestling, make quilts, but mostly she loved her family and little children. She loved to be around people and was always there to lend a hand to those in need.
Virgia was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church in Lowndes, Missouri; she was baptized by Rev. Lloyd Miler.
Surviving Virgia is one son; William Frank Holmes and his wife Wanda of Sellersburg, IN, two daughters; Lois “Janie” McAtee and Linda Fay Byrd both of Greenville, MO, her companion of many years Charles Weston of Greenville, MO, two brothers; Troy Hale of Silva and Truman Hale and his wife Dorothy of Piedmont and 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband, her parents; Daniel Washington Hale and Rosie Tilda Katherine Waggle Hale, great great granddaughter Faith Lynn Wren; four brothers; Bill, James, Albert Lee “Mutt” and Eugene Hale, and five sisters; Sadie Jennerjohn, Vida Bernard, Lillie Crites, Fredia Croney and Tiney Eaton.
Visitation for Virgia was held at Ruegg Funeral home in Greenville on Friday, February 14th at 5:30 P.M. Services followed Saturday, February 15th at 11:00 A.M. also at the Ruegg Chapel in Greenville. Pastor Daniel Hale ministered to the family and granddaughter Debbie provided a loving eulogy. Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Hiram. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 13, 2014
Robert was united in marriage to Genice Parish and to this union Robbie and Tina were born. He later married Laurie Cox and to this union Ryan was born.
Robert spent his childhood growing up in St. Louis before moving to Piedmont. He graduated from Clearwater R-1 High School in 1964. He liked to fish for crappie and bass, to hunt and go motorcycle riding. He also enjoyed visiting his friends at the Pit Stop. He was of the Christian belief.
Robert had worked at General Motors in St Louis, ran the Sinclair service station here in Piedmont, worked at Brown Shoe Co and retired from Windsor Foods.
Survivors include his mother, Betty Teal of Piedmont, two sons; Robbie Teal of Piedmont, Ryan Teal of St Louis, one daughter; Tina Cradic and her husband Lonnie of Piedmont, one brother; Allen Teal and his wife Ginger of Cuba, three grandchildren; Brandi Smith, Cayli Cradic and Heather Harmon, and four great-grandchildren; Jesey, Aliyah, Whitney and Hallie.
Preceding him in death were his father, Joseph Teal, and two brothers; Don and Dale Teal.
Visitation was Saturday, February 15th, at 11:00 A.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont. Services followed at 1:30 P.M. also at the chapel. Pastor Allen Teal ministered to the family and Robbie Teal, Ryan Teal, Lonnie Cradic, Willard Batton, Babe Mann, and Jay Teal served as pallbearers. Burial was at Forest Chapel Cemetery near Piedmont, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
February 12, 2014
Irvin Hadley Hampton, Jr., 86 of Piedmont, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Cape Girardeau, MO. Irvin was born at Hadley, MO, in the Doe Run area, on January 18, 1928 to Irvin Hampton, Sr. and Elsie Hampton.
Irvin grew up in the Ellington area. He was married to Maxine Waller for 21 years and they raised four children. He joined the army at 18 years old and retired after 22 years. He also worked for the Corp or Engineers at Clearwater Lake, he was a logger, a warehouseman at Hard Hanks Cable in Houston, Texas and had two businesses, a tavern and feed store in Piedmont. He liked raising cattle and driving his tractor and really liked getting out and just driving his car.
Irvin is survived by two daughters; Vicky Rainwater and her husband Scott of Piedmont and Tempa Sleeper and her husband Dan of Pleasant Shade TN, and Step-Son Mike Warren and his wife Mary of Piedmont and Step-daughter Donna Evans of Williamsville, two brothers; Jake Hampton and his wife Shirley, and Roger Hampton both of Piedmont, and five sisters; Mavis Swinford and Pauline Tutterow, both of Piedmont, Winnie Stevenson and her husband Troy of Eureka, Eva Wyatt of Pacific, and Betty Lou Cook of Springfield; fourteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Proceeding him in death were his parents, one brother, Cleo Hampton; and one sister; Shirley Allen.
The visitation for Irvin was Friday February 14th at 1:30 at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont and services following at 3:00 P.M. also at the chapel. Rev. Michael Warren ministered to the family and Scott Rainwater, Dan Sleeper, Robby Pippin, Jason Warren, Ronnie Hampton, and Tony Markham served as pallbearers. Burial was at Masonic Cemetery in Piedmont, MO with full Military Honors provided by the United States Army and Arnold Hodge post # 281. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.