Wilma Lee Dean 6/7/2013

June 9, 2013

 

Wilma Lee Dean, age 82, of Des Arc, MO, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at Iron County Hospital in Pilot Knob, MO. Wilma was born April 14, 1931 in Hogan, MO, to parents, Charles Adams and Odessa Adams nee Upton. Wilma grew up in the Des Arc area and attended school in the area.  She was a Christian and of the Baptist faith. On October 9, 1954 Wilma married William “Shack” Dean near Clubb, MO.

Wilma is survived by her husband “Shack” Dean of the home, two sons, DeWayne Mize of Rockvale, TN and Mark Dean of Branson, MO; three daughters, Carol Goad and husband Fred of Des Arc, MO, Cathy Southard and husband Steve of Nashville, TN, Paula Garland of Farmington, MO; eight grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter, Danielle Dean, and eleven brothers and sisters.

Visitation was held Monday, June 10, 2013, at 11:30 A.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services followed at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Mt. View Cemetery, Des Arc, MO. Pastor Fred Goad and Rev. Jeff Fields ministered to the family and Ryan Dean, Steve Southard, Thiru Thambyrajah, Jayde Fields, Jim Gollhofer, and Joe Bollinger served as pallbearers. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

Angela F. Allen 6/4/2013

June 6, 2013

Angela F. Allen, age 46, of Silva, MO, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau, MO. “Angie” was born July 11, 1966 in Poplar Bluff, MO, daughter of Louie Robinson and Linda Robinson nee’ Leach.

Angie grew up in the Greenville area and attended school there, graduating in 1985. She graduated from Three Rivers Community College with an associates degree in 2011. As an adult she made her home in Silva. She had worked for Brown Shoe in Piedmont, Briggs and Stratton in Poplar Bluff and Kerry Ingredients in Greenville. 

Angie was a devoted mother and wife. She enjoyed shopping trips with her daughters and sisters, and Sunday dinners with her family.  She also enjoyed weekends in Branson and trips to the beach.

She was very committed to Christ and her church, Shiloh General Baptist in Shook, which she became a member on December 28, 2008.

On July 20, 1985 Angie was united in marriage to David Allen and to this union two children were born.

Survivors include her husband David of Silva; two daughters, Deanna and Jessica Allen of the home; her parents, Louie and Linda Robinson of Greenville; one brother, Lanny Robinson and wife Vicki of Greenville; three sisters, Connie Haynes, Tammy Crismon and husband Rusty, and Tonya Robinson, all of Greenville; mother in law Charline Allen and sister in law Darla Allen both of Silva, MO; brother in laws Robert and Benton Allen all of Silva, MO.

 

Visitation was held Friday, June 7, at 5:00 P.M., at New Hope General Baptist Church, Silva, MO. Funeral services followed Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 1:00 P.M., also at the church in Silva. Burial followed in George Twidwell Cemetery in Silva, MO. Rev. Tommy Brown and Rev. Dennis Allen ministered to the family and Rusty Crismon, Robert Allen, Benton Allen, Tim Hill, David Bennett, and Kyle Haynes served as pallbearers. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

 

Elzie Tony Sutton 6/3/2013

June 6, 2013

 

Elzie Tony Sutton, age 72, of DeSoto, MO passed away Monday, June 3, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Festus, MO. He was born on February 11, 1941 to parents Oscar Sutton and Ivy Sutton nee’ West in Lodi, MO

Elzie grew up In the Lodi area and spent his adulthood in St. Charles and DeSoto, MO. On July 23, 1960 Elzie married Wanda M. Hinkle and to this union five children were born.

He spent nine years repairing transmissions at Transmissions To Go. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, and playing horseshoes.

Elzie is survived by three sons, Steven  of DeSoto, Tom and wife Esther of Pacific, and Robert and wife Cassie of DeSoto; one daughter, Sandra Manasco of Festus, sixteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren; one brother, Delzie of Cave Springs; one sister, Wilma Seals and husband Lee of Herculaneum.

Elzie was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Angela Sutton; seven brothers, Mark, Herchel, Charles Paul, Clyde, Clardy, Tony, and Howard; two sisters Betty Sutton and Freda Prunard.

Visitation was Friday, June 7, 2013, from 11:00-2:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, MO. Services followed Friday at 2:00 P.M. also at the chapel in Greenville. Burial was in Lewis Cemetery near Lodi. Rev. Charles Sutton   ministered to the family and Danny Hinkle, Joe Manasco, Steven Sutton, Tom Sutton, Robert Sutton, and Tim Sutton served as pallbearers. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

Holden Shaw Bell 5/31/2013

June 3, 2013

Holden Shaw Bell, 18, of Patterson, MO, passed away May 31, 2013.  He was born June 26, 1994, at Barnes Hospital in St. Peters, MO to parents Daniel “Danny” and Karen (Dildine) Bell of Patterson.  He was employed at Eagle Sky in Patterson as a carpenter.  Holden loved his friends and family dearly.  He loved to hunt, fish, and was very skilled at grabbing suckers, an activity he liked to do with his buddies.  Most of all, he liked making people laugh and having a great time, no matter what he was doing.  He was a 2012 graduate of Clearwater High School.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Grant Bell, and a sister, Avery Bell, both of Patterson; grandparents, Melvin and Rose Dildine of Patterson, John “Mutt” and Cathy Henson of Piedmont, Shirley (Spradley) Bell of St. Peters, and Jerry Lee Young of Farmington, MO.  He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Daniel L. Bell.
Visitation for Holden will be held from 1-4 PM Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Piedmont.  The funeral service will follow at 4 PM at the church.  Holden’s friend, Victor Miller, will officiate.  Burial will be at Rowland Woods Cemetery in Patterson.
Grant Bell, Lucas Crum, Clay Carson, Michael Hutchison, Josh Walker, Dakota Connell, Jason Carter, Austin Hovis, and Ethan Mabury will serve as pallbearers.
Holden,
     We were all so blessed to have you in our lives.  We were so proud to be your parents.  You have given us so many wonderful memories.  Your smile, your laugh, and especially your hugs will never be forgotten.  We know you’re not here in body, but you’re definitely here in spirit.  Thank you for blessing us with your life!
We love you with everything we have!
     Your family and friends
Visitation was held, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, from 1:00 P.M.- 4:00 P.M. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Piedmont. Services followed at 4:00 P.M. Holden’s friend Victor Miller ministered to the family and Grant Bell, Lucas Crum, Clay Carson, Michael Hutchison, Josh Walker, Dakota Connell, Jason Carter, Austin Hovis, and Ethan Mabury served as pallbearers. Burial followed at Rowland Woods Cemetery near Patterson. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

 

Beverly Marie Johnson 5/31/2013

June 1, 2013

Beverly “Bev” M. Johnson, age 73, of Des Arc, MO, passed away, Friday, May 31, 2013, at Piedmont, MO. Bev was born September 28, 1939 to LeRoy Finn and Elizabeth Louise McManness Finn in St. Louis, MO.  Bev graced her family and community with a great commitment to serving the Lord and to the service of others.  She was a faithful and active member of the Church of the Nazarene in Annapolis, MO for over 38 years.  During that time, she served as pianist, secretary, Sunday School teacher, and board member.

 

Bev displayed her compassion by serving many communities in Iron and Wayne County as a caseworker at the state of Missouri, Division of Family Services for 27 years.  For many years, Bev also wrote a column entitled the “Des Arc News” for the Wayne County Journal Banner and The Mountain Echo newspapers.

 

On July 7th, 1956, Bev was united in marriage to William Ronald Johnson and to this union five children were born.  Bev is survived by three daughters, Denise Lynn Walker and husband, Tim, of Rockport, Texas, Cathy Diane Hileman and her companion Glenn Ehlers of  Jackson, Missouri, and Lorinda Dawn Frost and husband, Tom, of Phoenix, Arizona; two sons, William LeRoy Johnson and wife Elda of Des Arc, Missouri, and Robert Sheldon Johnson of Houston, Texas; her grandchildren, Dennis Johnson, William Goodman, Mathew Goodman, Heather Hileman, Brandy Hernandez, Marissa Johnson, Brittany Johnson Collier, Tyler Johnson, Jamie Johnson and Kaytlynn Johnson, Rachel Walker Harvey, Wesley Walker, and Preston Walker; and nine great grandchildren.

 

Bev was preceded in death by her husband (Ron Johnson); her parents (Roy and Elizabeth Finn), one infant grandson (Daniel James “DJ” Goodman); one infant brother (LeRoy Finn Jr.) and one sister (Dorothy Mildred Archer).

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to The American Cancer Society or the Annapolis Church of the Nazarene.

 

Bev will be greatly missed by her family and friends.  We all pray she rests in eternal peace.

Visitation was held Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Annapolis Nazarene Church at 5:00 P.M. Funeral services followed Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. also at the church.

 

Wanda L. Lott 5/30/2013

June 1, 2013

Wanda L. Lott, age 69, of Williamsville, MO, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO.  Wanda was born on January 4, 1944, in Poplar Bluff, to Ira and (Jewel Hillis) Rainwater.  Wanda grew up in the Williamsville area and attended high school there.  She was a Christian and had attended the Williamsville Bible Way Church.  In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with family, collecting dishes and whatnots, playing cards, gardening, fishing, dancing, and being with her dogs.

 

In 1998, she was united in marriage to John Lott and he survives.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Leon Willard and companion, Linda, of Greenville, MO; one daughter, Susan Geer of Springfield, MO; three grandchildren, Andrew Willard, Chakina Geer, Danny Geer, and Keith Geer; seven great-grandchildren, one brother, Earl Rainwater and wife, Debbie, of Williamsville, MO.

 

Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Edward Rainwater; and one sister, Shirley Gilbreath.

 

Visitation was held Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at 12 noon at Ruegg Funeral Home, Williamsville, MO. Funeral services followed at 2:00 P.M. also at the funeral home chapel. Burial followed in Chapel Hill Cemetery near Williamsville.

Rev. Rick Bergen ministered to the family and Andrew Willard, Keith Geer, Danny Geer, Aaron Pollock, Jay Rainwater, and Davey Thompson served as pallbearers.

Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

Evelyn Doris Allen 5/19/2013

May 20, 2013

 

Evelyn Doris Allen, age 89, of Clubb, MO, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2013, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO. She was born January 19, 1924, in Jackson, MO to parents Andy and Jessie May (Sears) Smith.

She spent her childhood in Wayne County and attended one room schools.

On September 28, 1940 she married Elmo Allen and to this union four children were born. Through the years, Evelyn dedicated her life to serving her family. In addition to her family, she owned Allen’s Grocery with her husband in Clubb, MO, for many years. Her favorite pastimes were tending to her garden, watching her flowers grow, making a home for her cats, collecting Angels, reading, sewing, and embroidering.

In 1980 she joined the Jacktown General Baptist Church in Silva, MO. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two infant daughters; Eunice Louise and Marylon Sue Allen; five brothers, seven sisters.

She is survived by her son, Leon Allen and wife, Ruby, of Clubb, MO; one daughter, Lois Link and Husband, Rev. Marshall, of Puxico; four grandchildren, Sandy Slusher and husband, Bill of North Carolina; Sheri Masterson and husband, James, of South Dakota; Lisa Wilson and husband, Caleb, of Illinois; Scott Link and wife, Mandy, of FL; seven great grandchildren, Seth and Brooke of North Carolina, Jordan and Dustin of South Dakota, Jeffrey, Jenny, and Gracie of Florida, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Visitation was held Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 6:00 P.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, MO. Funeral Service was held Thursday, May 23, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. also at the funeral home chapel. Pastor Kenny Burchard led the services. Jordan Hillis, Sheri Masterson, Caleb Wilson, Scott Link, Clayton Leach, Lisa Wilson, and Sandy Slusher served as pallbearers. Nephews Wintfard White, Gene White, and Jim Smith served as honorary pallbearers.  Burial will be at New Prospect Cemetery, Silva, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

 

R C Looney 5/14/2013

May 15, 2013

 

RC Looney, age 82, of Williamsville, MO, passed away May 14, 2013, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO. RC was born on December 15, 1930, in Pochantas, AR, son of John and Dessi Pickerem Looney. 

He grew up in Pochantas and attended school there. He met his wife Adeanna Merdith and married on October 29, 1955 in Pochantas, AR. After marriage, he found work in St. Louis and spent over thirty years there working for McCabe Powers. RC raised his family there and upon retiring settled in Williamsville, with his wife, to be near their child Robin, who survives and resides in Williamsville, MO.

He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of First Baptist Church of Williamsville. In his spare time he enjoyed Cardinal Baseball and spending time with family and friends.

 Other survivors include two grandchildren, Matt Looney and his wife Tara of Lodi and Lori Hill and her husband Justin of Greenville; seven great grandchildren, Riley, Matti, Kenli, and Lane Looney, Makenzie, Makayla, and Austin Hill; and one brother, Jerry Looney and wife Geraldine of Kennett, MO.

RC was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; several brothers and sisters.

Visitation was held Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 5:30 P.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Williamsville. Funeral services followed  Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 10:00 A.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Williamsville, MO. Pastor Helen Edwards ministered to the family and Matt Looney, Riley Looney, Justin Hill, Rodney White, Martin Luke, and Charlie Smith served as pallbearers. Burial was at Holliday Cemetery, Williamsville, MO.

Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

James E. Bell 5/11/2013

May 11, 2013

James E. Bell, age 70, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO. He was born in St. Louis, MO, October 4,1942, son of Otis Vineyard and Maude Morris Vineyard.

On December 15, 1972, he married Lenor Murray in Piedmont. She survives and resides in Piedmont.

He loved to hunt and gunsmith in his spare time. His main passion however was painting. He was well known in the area for his painting talent. He painted for over fifty years.

He was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.

Other survivors include one son, James “Jamie” Bell and his wife Kimberly of Pilot Knob; two daughters, Tommi Harris and husband Richard, Lena Jo McAllister and husband Jonathan; one brother, Floyd Bell, all from Piedmont, six grandchildren, Lindsay Kay Bell, Brock Matthew Bell, Tyler James McAllister, Logan Blu McAllister, Lucian James Harris, and Uriah Thomas Harris.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Burnell and Joe Bell; and one sister, Edith Edwards.

 

Visitation was held Monday, May 13, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Funeral services followed Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 11:00 A.M., also at the chapel in Piedmont. Pastor Alan Conner ministered to the family and James Bell Jr., Brock Bell, Tyler McAllister, John McAllister, Tyrone Owens, and Dawn Owens served as pallbearers. Joe Lee Bell, David Bell, and James Bell Jr. provided the music at the funeral home.  Burial was in Masonic Cemetery, Piedmont, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

Mary Louise Haggett 5/10/2013

May 11, 2013

Mary Louise Haggett, age 84, of Patterson, MO, passed away May 10, 2013, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Patterson, MO, daughter of William and Marie Atnip Haggett.She grew up in the St. Louis area and attended school there. She was saved and baptized at an early age, while attending the Victor Street Mission.She had worked on assembly lines for various manufacturers before accepting a position with Blue Cross and Blue Shield in St. Louis, MO. Louise ultimately retired as supervisor of the claims department after twenty years service in 1988. After retirement she returned home to care for her mother in Patterson. Louise loved Cardinal Baseball games and cherished special moments with her family, especially her nieces and nephews.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Charles and Robert Haggett. She is survived by one brother, Bill Haggett and wife Patsy of Poplar Bluff, three sisters, Lorraine Boren of Marysville, IL, Jean King and Judy Haggett both of Patterson; a host of nieces and nephews; and one sister-in-law, Maxine Haggett of Cahokia, IL.

Visitation was held Monday, May 13, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO and graveside services followed at 2:00 P.M. at Rockwell Cemetery in Patterson, MO. Pastor Paul Malutinok ministered to the family and Larry Haggett, Gary Douchant, Paul Haggett, Scott Boren, Kevin Malutinok, and Ryan Malutinok served as pallbearers. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com

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