Homer Duel Berry, 96, of Hannibal, Mo., died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at his home. He was born January 26, 1921 the son of Arthur and Neva (Payne) Berry at Mt. Pisgah, Mo. 

George Junior DeSpain, 91, died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Farmington. He was born May 30, 1926 at Saco, Missouri the son of George Burton and Maude Essie (Brewington) DeSpain. 

Betty Jean Mull, 86, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018. She was born April 27, 1931 at Flat River, the daughter of Bart and Della Wright. 

Gerard Joseph Baumhoff, 61, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at the ClaRu DeVille Nursing and Rehab Center in Fredericktown. He was born November 28, 1956 in St. Louis, a son of Ethan Allen Baumhoff Sr. and Alvinia Mary (Mave) Baumhoff.

Constance Louise "Coni" Halcomb, 49, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 17, 1968 in Columbia, Illinois, a daughter of David Wesley Woodward and Barbara Ann (Wright) Woodward.

Trula Lovonna "Bonnie" Huffman, 72, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Ozark Manor Care Center in Fredericktown. She was born September 10, 1945 in Jewett, Missouri, a daughter of Andrew Martin and Ida Elizabeth (Ray) Young.

Rebecca K. Casey, 69, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Cox Medical Center in Branson, Missouri. She was born September 11, 1948 in Kansas, a daughter of Glen and Nona Patience (Justice) Kemp.

Dolly M. Rhodes, 96, of Fredericktown, died Monday, January 8, 2018. She was born July 31, 1921 in Madison County, Missouri, the daughter of Aaron and Rose (Huggins) Vaughn. 

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Lee Shryock, 77, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, January 3, 2017. He was born July 13, 1940 at Cornwall, the son of Stanley and Margaret Shryock. 

Roger Clay Wilkinson, 70, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born August 11, 1947 at Fredericktown the son of Homer Clay and Lois Arey "Pauline" (Hale) Wilkinson. 

Joseph Frank Luna Jr., 58, of Fredericktown, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the ClaRu DeVille Nursing Center in Fredericktown. He was born November 29, 1959 in St. Louis, a son of Joseph Frank Luna Sr. and Loretta Mathilda (Nies) Luna. Both his parents preceded him in death.

Johnye Belle Rau, 92, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was born December 28, 1925 at Madison, Illinois, the daughter of Edward and Isabel (Stark) Wilburn. 

Stephen Gerald Dowd, 41, of Fredericktown, died Friday, December 29, 2017 in Springfield, Missouri. He was born August 20, 1976 in Farmington, son of Melvin and Regina (Merriman) Dowd who survive in Fredericktown.

Dorothy L. “Snookie” Stumbaugh, 73, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born February 4, 1944 at Jewett, the daughter of Walter and Virginia (Hill) Young. 

Billy Ray “Red” Wilkinson, 72, of Iantha, Mo., died Friday, December 29, at Freeman Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Fredericktown,  August 24, 1945, to Lloyd Sylvester and Loretta Rose Mills Wilkinson.

Marjorie Valentine, 80, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017. She was born August 27, 1937 at Fredericktown, the daughter of Felix Joseph and Lulla Bell (Skaggs) Turnbeau. 

Edward Lee Kennedy Sr., 80, (husband of Mary Ann Kennedy) died Friday, December 29, 2017 at his home near Fredericktown.

Bobby Gene Gipson Sr., 66, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown. He was born March 19, 1951 in Poplar Bluff, a son of James and Helen (Easley) Gipson.

Michael R. Obermann, 53, of Fredericktown, died Sunday, December 24, 2017 at his home. He was born on December 4, 1964, a son of Woodrow Wilbur and Susan Catherine (Pair) Obermann.

Cora Lee Stephens, 78, died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at her home in Fredericktown. She was born September 24, 1939 in Madison County, a daughter of Claude Cyrus and Ruby Elizabeth (Lietz) Stephens.

Jean Marie Hannah, 67, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at her home near Farmington. She was born October 17, 1950 in Peru, Illinois, a daughter of William Sylvester and Georgia Marie (Kinney) Hicks.

Arpha Slinkard, 84, died December 17, 2017. She was born August 10, 1933 to Charley Edward and Lillian (Rhodes) Sitzes at Bessville, Missouri.

Shirley Ann Walker, 82, died December 20, 2017 at Bonne Terre. She was born December 18, 1935 at Elvins, the daughter of Harry Dail and Lucille (Cook) Reeves.

Janet Dean (Whitener) Freeman, 79, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at the ClaRu DeVille Nursing Center in Fredericktown. She was born November 3, 1938 in Madison County, a daughter of Everette and Alma (Hale) Whitener.

Doyen Williams, 85, died December 21, 2017 at Fredericktown. He was born June 27, 1932 at Arbyrd, Missouri, the son of Levi and Jewel Williams.

Larry Stafford, 55, died December 14, 2017. He was born November 2, 1962 in Fredericktown, the son of Otto and Alma Stafford.

Thomas Jerry "Tom" Daniels, 77, of Fredericktown, died Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Cla Ru DeVille Nursing Center in Fredericktown. He was born October 10, 1940 in Pocahontas, Arkansas, a son of Walter and Mabel (Harper) Daniels.

Carolyn Ann Rehkop, 75, died  December 11, 2017 in Perryville. She was born November 5, 1942 in Madison County, the daughter of Clifford Sylvester and Glenda Marie (Wengler) Rehkop.

Lucille Akins, 88, died December 9, 2017 at Fredericktown. She was born January 25, 1929 at Elvins, the daughter of Henry and Roberta Zimmerman. 

Donald James "Donnie" Cureton, 70, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 3, 1947 in Fredericktown, a son of Frank Elick and Verna Maude (Miller) Cureton.

Shirley Rae Shelton, age 77 of Imperial, Missouri died Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 9, 1940 in Monsanto, Illinois to Samuel Eugene and Dorothy Marie (Rodgers) Hunt.

Anna Michelle Kisner, 22, died Friday, November 17, 2017 in Millersville. She was born October 1, 1995 at Ste. Genevieve, Missouri the daughter of Larry Wayne Kisner Jr. and Melissa Marie (Dycus) Parsley. 

Sharon Kay Christos, 55, of Fredericktown, died Saturday, November 18, 2017. She was born January 31, 1962. 

Geraldine "Geri" Head, 65, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at her home near Buckhorn, Missouri. She was born on December 3, 1951 in Oxly, Missouri, a daughter of Samuel Allison and Alta Ellen (Reynolds) Davis.

Thelma Baker Vincent, 87, of Farmington, died Monday, November 13, 2017. She was born March 7, 1930 at Cornwall, Missouri the daughter of Walter and Daisy Stephens.