Pastor Jack Ruble 4-18-2014

April 19, 2014

Jack Ruble age 59 passed away Fri. Apr. 18, 2014 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Harvest Baptist Church at 4:30 P.M.  The funeral will

be Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. also at Harvest Baptist Church.  Burial Will be in the Ruble Cemetery, Piedmont.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Harvest Baptist Church. Online condolences can be made at

Eric T. Kelley 4-17-2014

April 19, 2014

Eric T. Kelley, 47, died Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014 at his home near Greenville.

There will be a graveside service at  Military Crossing Cemetery, Williamsville, MO on

Monday, April 21, 2014 at 10:30 Am. On line condolences can be made at

William Coplin 4/16/2014

April 17, 2014


William Coplin, 82, of Greenville, MO., passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at  Greenville Nursing and Health Care in Greenville, MO. Visitation for William will be at the Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville on Friday, April 18 at 5:30 P.M. for the family, 6:00 P.M. for the public.  The service will be Saturday, April 19th at 2:00 P.M. also at the chapel, with the burial at Camp Eight.  Online condolences can be made at www.ruegg

Robert D. Sargent 4/15/2014

April 16, 2014


Robert D. Sargent, 71, of Greenville, MO., passed away at his residence on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  Robert was born on January 4, 1943 in Princeton, Indiana to William E. Sargent and Geneva Tummins Sargent who preceded him in death.

On September 18, 1965 he was united in marriage to Judy Goebel and to this union two children were born.

Robert served his country in the US Marines, afterwards he worked as a machinist as a mold maker.

Surviving Robert is his wife; Judy, one son; Robert Douglas Sargent, Jr of Chicago, IL, one daughter; Robin Davis of Washington, MO., one brother; William E. Sargent of Greenville, MO., one sister; Beverly Moss of Imperial, MO., and two grandchildren; Mattie and Emerson.

Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother; Timothy Michael Sargent, three sisters: Roberta Elledge, Clara Law and Mary White.

The visitation for Robert was held on Thursday, April 17th at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont with services following on Friday the 18th also in the chapel. Bro. Lewis Scott ministered to the family and Rick Rainwater, Mike Sargent, Scott McKene, Paul Fishler, Albert Ziegelmeyer, and Bob Sargent served as pallbearers. The burial was at Twidwell Cemetery in Clubb, Missouri. Online condolences can be made at

Allan John Hawley 04/14/2014

April 16, 2014


Allan John Hawley, 80, of Wappapello, MO., passed away Monday, 4-14-2014 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Allan was born on 5-14-1933 in Greenville, MO to Verl Hawley and June Huggins Hawley who preceded him in death.

On 11-28-1957 Allan was united in marriage to Wilma Steward and to this union two daughters were born.

 Allan was a member of the Williamsville Methodist Church. Allan proudly served his country in the US Army and then worked at the Veterans Administration office as a computer systems analyst for 35 years. He was also a member of the Mason’s and a past patron of the Eastern Star. Throughout his life he enjoyed tennis, racquetball and woodworking.

Surviving Allan is his wife; Wilma, two daughters; Lee Hawley Kinser and Jeanna Hawley both of Austin, TX., three grandchildren; Collean Jurgensen of New Zealand, Erin Hawley and Winston Kinser both of Austin TX., and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and one brother; Bill Hawley.

Visitation for Allan was held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at the Ruegg Funeral Home in Greenville beginning at 12:30 P.M. for the family and 1:00 P.M. for the public. A Masonic Service was held at 3:00 P.M. and regular services held immediately after with Bro. J.C.Bryant ministering to the family.  Randy Rainwater, Rick Rainwater, Roger Bearden, Donnie Meyer, John Hixson and Larry Hixson served as pallbearers with burial following at Greenville Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at

Victor Thompson 4/10/2014

April 10, 2014


Victor Eugene Thompson, 59, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Poplar Bluff, MO. Victor was born into the baptist faith on June 27, 1954 in Poplar Bluff, MO to Enoch and Pauline Thompson of Piedmont, MO.

On December 16, 1982 Victor was united in marriage to Mary Jean Westmoreland

Victor graduated from Clearwater High School and attended the College of the Ozarks. He made Piedmont his home, other than the 8 years when he lived in Nocona, TX. He had worked at Brown Shoe Company, Falcon Communications and also for the last 24 years he had worked at Windstream Communications as the Central Office Technician.

Victor was a member of the Nocona, TX Lions Club from 1991-1997, he served on the City Counsel for Piedmont, MO as an Alderman for 4 years. Victor had many hobbies which included fishing, competing in bass tournaments with his nephew Cory Thompson, leisure time with his family, hunting, and especially deer camp with his family and friends. He loved to spend time with his family BBQing, playing dominos and cards, going on family outings, watching movies and just relaxing with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving Victor is his wife Mary Jean; his parents; Enoch and Pauline Thompson, two sons; Scott Mell of St. Louis, MO, and Ben Thompson and his wife Jennifer of Ellington, MO, three daughters; Tina Bell of St. Louis, MO, Laura Thompson Mowery of Bowie, TX, and Andrea Thompson Burns and her husband Ashley of Jackson, MO, six grandchildren; Shane Chandler, Zoe Bell, Cyrus Burns, Isaac Thompson, Jaxon Burns and Madelyn Thompson;     one sister; Yvonne Wheelehon and her husband Harry of Piedmont, MO, one brother; Rick Thompson and his wife Pam of Patterson, MO, and four nephews and nieces, Cory Thompson, Erica Huitt, Courtney Thompson and Hailey Thompson.

Victor was welcomed into heaven with opened arms by his grandson, Kyle Wayne Mowery and Daughter-in-law Kimberly Kaiser Mell.   

Visitation was held Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 4:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont. Services were held Sunday April 13, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. also at the chapel with burial at Masonic Cemetery Pastor Jack Ruble ministered to the family and Cory Thompson, Jeff Clark, Justin Clark, Jeremiah L’Heureux, Matt L’Heureux, Chip Martin, David Goodall, and Brian Raddatz served as pallbearers. Terry Cate, Josh Cate, and fellow Windstream Co-Workers served as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to the American Heart Association.  Online condolences can be made at

Donald Junior Williams 04/07/2014

April 9, 2014


Donald Junior Williams, 84, of Silva, MO., passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at his residence. Donald was born in Brunot, MO., on November 28, 1929 to Dewey and Bertha Williams, who preceded him in death.

Donald lived in the Silva area all of this life, working in several sawmills, which are no longer in operation.  We worked for Libla and the Sheltered Work Shop before retiring in 1989 due to health reasons.

He attended the Montgomery School as far as the 6th grade, after that most of Donald’s education came from work and dealing with people. Donald was of the Baptist faith and joined the Gospel Lighthouse in the mid 1990’s. He enjoyed fishing and hunting every chance he got.  He loved old westerns both on TV and movies with John Wayne being his favorite actor. He enjoyed country music of the 60’s and 70’s.

Surviving Donald is one son: Joshua Williams of WA. two sisters; Edna Melton, and Carol Williams and numerous nephews and nieces and untold friends that will miss him deeply.

Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers; Charles and Paul Williams and one sister; Helen Boggs.

A graveside service was held Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 2:30 P.M. at the George Twidwell Cemetery in Silva, MO. Bro. Jerry Montgomery ministered to the family and Tommy Williams, Ricardo Simota, Skip Bainter, Jimmy Carmack, Wayne Pollitte and Billy Cooper served as pallbearers.  Online condolences can be made at

Brianna Lynn Carbone 4/6/2014

April 8, 2014


Brianna Lynn Carbone, 12, of Des Arc, MO., passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at her home. Brianna was born January 24, 2002 in Sawget, IL.

Brianna was loved by all of those who knew her.

She is survived by her parents Stacey Carbone of Des Arc ; one brother; Cameron Ramey, three sisters; Peyton, Paige and Gracie Meador, her grandparents; Robert and Anna Hefner of Des Arc, MO., Aunts and Uncles; Kimberly and Scott Musil and family and Robin and Jeff Jordan and family, great aunts and uncles and cousins, Troy Winters and family.

Visitation was held Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at 6:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services were held Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. also at Ruegg Chapel. Cremation will follow services. Online condolences can be made at

John Hunter 4/3/2014

April 3, 2014



John S. Hunter, Jr. passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at St Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.  John was born on November 16, 1926 in Patterson, MO., to John S. Hunter, Sr. and Minnie Mae Hinkle Hunter.

On December 21, 1947 John was united in marriage to Essie Jeanette Westmoreland, who survives, and to this union seven children were born.

He loved his family and his Lord. He was the youngest of nine siblings.

He was a faithful member of the Piedmont Church of the Nazarene. He showed his love for God through eleven church building mission trips to countries around the world.

For many years, he was actively involved in the Patterson Alumni Association as well as the Community Center and the Community Cemetery Association.    John retired as a machinist at the Williams Patent Crusher Company in St Louis.

Surviving John is his wife, Essie, three sons; Wayne Edward Hunter of St Louis, Glen D Hunter of Patterson,  Leon Hunter of Lee’s Summit, four daughters; Marcella Davis of Madisonville, KY., Marlene Mae Hunter of St. Louis, Iris Ross of Piedmont, Loretta Jean Seager of Olathe KS., eighteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.

Preceding John in death were his parents John and Minnie Hunter.

Funeral service for John S. Hunter Jr. was held Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Piedmont Nazarene Church with Rev. Gary Rhodes officiating.  Music was provided by Vickie Norris, Jeanna Hunter, Glen Hunter and Marlene Hunter. Memories were presented by family members.  Pallbearers were Leon Hunter, Phillip Simon, Ernest Davis, Gary Ross, Douglas Ross, Brandon Hunter, Dustin Hunter and Douglas Hunter.  Honorary were Wayne and Glen Hunter.

Interment was in the Patterson Cemetery, Patterson, MO.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Piedmont Church of the Nazarene for “World Evangelism Fund” or Patterson, MO community center. Online condolences can be made at

John L. McKittrick, Jr. 3/31/2014

March 31, 2014

John L. McKittrick, JR, 68, of Omaha, Nebraska, died on Monday, March 31, 2014 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was born on December 18, 1945 in Alton, Illinois, to John and Alma (Dement) McKittrick. John was a loving father and grandfather. He demonstrated generosity and friendship to all that knew him. John believed in the Lord Jesus as his Savior.

He is survived by his son Jason; his grandchildren Ryan and Matthew; his mother Alma (Dement) McKittrick; and his siblings Mary McKittrick, Joe (Sandy) McKittrick, Sally (Don) Briggs, Ellen (Dennis) Ross, James (Cindy) McKittrick, Jerry (Sondra) McKittrick, and Janie (Bob) Renella. He was preceded in death by his father John L. McKittrick, SR.

Visitation for John was held Saturday, April 5th at 11:00 A.M. at Evangel Baptist Church in Silva MO with the service following at 1:30 P.M. Pastor Mark Hunsberger, Bro. Ken Moon, and Chris Froman ministered to the family and son Jason McKittrick brought the eulogy. Special music was provided by Cindy McKittrick, Marilee Ostrander,and Jan Paton. Joe McKittrick, Jerry McKittrick, James McKittrick, Shane Bolender, Chris Wildrick, Don Bonfiglio served as pallbearers.  Online condolences can be made at


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