July 16, 2013
Jeanne Clair Hastings, age 64, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown, MO. Jeanne was born June 24, 1949, to Joseph and Clara (Bissel) Zadravetz in Los Angeles, CA. She grew up in California and spent time over the years in Orlando, FL, before coming to Piedmont.
On September 9, 1967, she married James Hastings.
She had achieved an associates degree and had worked for Wal-Mart for over twenty years and enjoyed a large extended family there.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, watching movies and playing games. She loved watching the Hallmark Channel movies, loved to dance and swim.
She was born and raised Catholic.
She is survived by her husband, James, of the home; two sons, Frank Hastings and wife Belinda of Lenexa, KS, Willie Beaty and wife JaneAnn of Fredericktown, mo; four daughters, Alice Bowen Hastings of South Gate, CA, Christy Henson and husband Kevin, Janie Hastings, and Pam Hastings, all of Piedmont; fifteen grandchildren, Megan Knopf, Steffen Hastings, James Hastings, Brandi Henson, River Hastings, Angela Hastings, Summer Hastings, Daniel Beaty and Jessica, Rachael Copeland and Roy, Matthew Beaty and Dani, Nicholas Beaty and Mollee; seven great grandchildren, Makenzie Knopf and Madison Hastings, Hudson and Keaton Beaty, Addyson and Emma Copeland, and Floyd Beaty; two brothers, James Zadravetz and wife Max of Coldwater, OH, Butch Zadravetz of Bend, OR; one sister, Joanne Wallace and husband Raymond of Huntington Beach, CA.
Visitation was held Thursday, July 18, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services followed on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. also at the Piedmont chapel. Pastor Richard Sanders ministered to the family and Daniel Beaty, Matthew Beaty, Nicholas Beaty, River Hastings, Steffen Hastings, James Hastings, Dylan Jimerson, and Nathan Mayberry served as pallbearers. Burial followed in Forest Chapel Cemetery near Piedmont. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 16, 2013
James Mason Boyer, age 61, of Ellsinore, MO, passed away, Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO. At this time there are no public services planned. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
July 10, 2013
Velma Rosetta Faulkner, age 69, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. Velma was born October 5, 1943, in Greenwood Valley, to parents Burt Cole and Mary Johnson Cole. On May 10, 1965 she was united in marriage to Darrell Ray Faulkner.
Velma served her family as a home maker. She was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband Darrell of the home; two sons, Ray Snyder of Piedmont, MO and Charles Snyder of Poplar Bluff, MO; many grandchildren, four brothers, Raymond Cole and wife June, Alan Cole, Rowland Cole and wife Gwen all of Piedmont, Gary Cole and wife Cheryl of St. Louis, MO.
July 10, 2013
Bobby Don Montgomery, 46, of Piedmont, MO was born on July 6, 1967 in Oklahoma City, OK. He is the son of the late Clifford and Edith Goodson Montgomery. He grew up in the Piedmont area. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and a class of 1985 graduate of Clearwater High School. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a Masters degree in Teaching and was a member of the American Legion.
He was married to Rozanna Harris and to this union, two children, Jakob Allan Montgomery and Breeze Anna-Lynn Montgomery were born. Other survivors include his companion, Debi Nelson, three step-sons Bradley (Danielle) Harris, Piedmont, Sean Sonsoucie, MO, Joshua Sonsoucie, Houston, MO and step-daughter Ceamantha Allen, Poplar Bluff, one sister, Jennifer Ortega, Poplar Bluff, two nephews Vincente and Uriel Aranza and niece, Sheila Aranza. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Kaylin Hams, Kiley Allen, Colton Allen, Eva Sonsoucie, Breanna and Payton Sonsoucie.
Bobby was a veteran of the Air Force. He had been a teacher at Greenville High School for five years. He had served as a past coach for the Greenville High School and was going to be teaching high school algebra for the coming school year.
He loved to BBQ and have family gatherings. He loved sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, fishing and hunting. He enjoyed spending time with all of his children, grandchildren, and all of his students. He loved his job as a teacher and sports coach. He loved to see family happy.
Visitation was held Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services followed Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. also at the chapel. Burial followed at George Twidwell Cemetery in Silva. Pastor Jerry Montgomery ministered to the family and Brad Harris, Joshua Sonsoucie, Vicente Aranza, Jakob Montgomery, Ceamantha Sonsoucie, and Richard Morris served as pallbearers. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
June 29, 2013
Visitation will be Monday, July 1, 2013, at 12:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 P.M. also at the chapel. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery in Piedmont. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
June 22, 2013
Erlene Smith, age 68, of Greenville, Missouri passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO. Erlene was born July 13, 1944 in Pascola, MO to W.D. Birmingham and Juanita Fields Birmingham. She grew up in Greenville, MO and graduated high school there. She lived her whole life in Wayne County. She was united in marriage to Bobby Joe Smith in Kime, MO on January 26, 1963 and to this union one child was born. Erlene was converted to Christ in June of 1980 in Kime, MO. Erlene was a wonderful help to her husband in his ministry for many years. She was an active member of the Ijames Hill General Baptist Church as a youth and song leader. In her past time she loved feeding her birds and watching her roses bloom. She had recently started raising baby chickens, but her favorite hobby was spending time with her husband Bob of fifty years, her best friend and soul mate. Erlene is survived by her mother, Juanita Birmingham of Greenville, husband, Bob of Greenville, one son Patrick “PJ” Smith of Greenville, one brother, Jesse Birmingham and wife Beverly of Greenville; one sister, Pat Birmingham and companion Ivan Atrnip of Greenville, MO; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation was held Monday, June 24, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, Missouri. Funeral services followed Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. also at the funeral home chapel. Pastors Louie Robinson and Danny Robinson ministered to the family. Sue Allen, Gary Reeves, and Roy Garner provided musical tributes for the family. Wayne Birmingham, Craig Birmingham, Stephen Hahn, Scott Harvell, Doug Smith, and Sheila Cook served as pallbearers. Sheila Hendricks served as an honorary pallbearer. Sue Allen, Gary Reeves, and Roy Garner provided musical tributes to the family. Burial was in Greenville Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
June 20, 2013
Paula Jeanie Webster, age 62, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Brent B. Tinnin Manor in Ellington, MO.
Jeanie was born July 18, 1950, in Granite City, IL, to John D. Webster and Betty Laverne (Cook) Webster. Jeanie grew up and attended school in Granite City, IL. As an adult she lived in Piedmont, MO.
She had worked at the KPWB Radio in Piedmont and worked as manager of Camelot Hills apartments for many years. She loved spending time with her family.
She was a Christian and a member of Faith Christian Church in Piedmont, MO, and was an avid reader of her Bible.
Jeanie is survived by her mother, Betty Webster, of Piedmont; three sisters, Donna Brown, Judy K. Webbe, and Kathy Marie Meinhardt and husband Robert, all of Piedmont, MO; three brothers, Gary Webster and wife Wilma, John Webster, and Tim Webster and wife Ramona, all of Piedmont; several nieces and nephews, two great nieces, and one great nephew.
Jeanie was preceded in death by her father, John D. Webster.
Visitation was held Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 10:00 A.M., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services followed at 11:00 A.M. also at the chapel. Pastor Alan Conner ministered to the family and John Webster, Wesley Shatley, Josh Webster, Gary Webster, Robert Meinhardt Sr, Robert Meinhardt Jr., Shane Conner, and John Thornburgh served as pallbearers. Burial was at Forest Chapel Cemetery, Piedmont, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com.
June 13, 2013
Ira B. “Barney” Rothenhoefer, age 74, of Clubb, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. He was born January 29, 1939, in St. Louis, MO, son of Ira B. Rothenhoefer, Sr., and Ada (Collins) Rothenhoefer.
Barney grew up in the St. Louis area and lived his adult life in Clubb, MO, in the old family home.
He was united in marriage to Beverly Reeves on February 3, 1964, and to this union five children were born.
Barney was led to the Lord Jesus Christ by Louie Robinson in October 1996 and was active in the New Liberty Jacktown General Baptist Church in Silva, MO.
Barney loved working on computers, talking to people all over the world on his ham radio, building train sets and model towns. He also enjoyed visiting train museums, and playing music on his guitar, banjo, and harmonica.
Barney is survived by his wife, Beverly, of the home; one son, Daniel Rothenhoefer and wife, Shannon, of Cheyenne, WY; three daughters, Rebecca Rogers and Jerry of Greenville, MO, Rachael Wood and husband, Doug, of Greenville, MO, Sarah Rothenhoefer and Mark Harding of Greenville; twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Barney was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Robert Jason Rothenhoefer; two brothers, Millard and Leon O’Dell; two sisters, Eileen Carr and Kathleen Heiman.
Visitation was held Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, MO. Services followed Sunday, June 16, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. also at the funeral home chapel. Pastor Leslie Burchard and Pastor Dan Ross ministered to the family and Mark Harding, Brian Tumbas, Jerry Greer Jr, Joe Eads, Matthew Wood, Jerry Rogers III, Robert Elder, and Robert Rogers served as pallbearers. Burial was in New Prospect Cemetery near Silva. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
June 13, 2013
William E. Wicker Jr., age 50, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO. A complete obituary will follow. Mr. Wicker was cremated per his requests.
Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhome.com
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