Linda Joyce Vincent, 82, of Marquand, died Saturday, October 7, 2017 at her home. She was born January 11, 1935 at Marquand, the daughter of Charles E. and Alice Arizona (Moyers) Mouser. 

Sally Jo Bekebrede, 64, a resident of Grain Valley, Mo. died Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She was born June 30, 1953 in Cape Girardeau, Mo. to J.B. and Joanne (Hink) Schnapp.

Chester Otis Clifton, 69, of Fredericktown, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at his home. He was born January 19, 1948 in Quilan, Missouri, a son of Edgar Otis and Marie (Mathis) Clifton.

Allen J. Cresto, 5, died Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was born October 3, 2011 in Cape Girardeau, a son of Emily Arnold and Joseph Cresto.

Irene Yvonne Cureton, 78, of Fredericktown, died peacefully at her home Sunday, October 8, 2017. She was born on August 14, 1939 in Fredericktown, a daughter of Russell Wilbur and Goldie Irene (Stephens) Bollinger.

Catherine Rhae “Cathy” Gibbs, 73, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in St. Louis. She was born September 23, 1944 in Abilene, Texas the daughter of Raymond and Emma Catherine (Spencer) St. Clair.

Alfreda C. “Momma” Green, 79, died Wednesday, September 27, 2017. She was born October 27, 1937 at Kuna, Idaho, the daughter of Charles and Mari Hudson. 

Etta Faye Shetley, 73, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her home. She was born May 30, 1944, at Millcreek, the daughter of Clarence “Slim” and Maxine Johnson. 

Ophelia "Febe" Romero, 84, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Ozark Manor Care Center in Fredericktown. She was born March 13, 1933 in Portageville, Missouri, a daughter of Robert Malcolm and Sara Lee (Jinkins) Cromwell.

Lois Kay Raff, 74, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Festus Manor. She was formerly of Hillsboro, Missouri, and was born December 16, 1942, in Madison County, to the late Edward and Ruth (Pope) LaPlant. In her earlier years she held a clerical position at a hospital in Tennessee.

Buddy Gene Frazier, 83, died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at his home in Farmington. He was born January 17, 1934 in Fredericktown, a son of Monroe David and Oma Melvinia (Murray) Frazier.

Arthur Weekley, 83, of Tupelo died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. He was born Oct. 25, 1933 to Orley and Brenetta (Pollardy) Weekley. 

Jonathan Paul George Sr., 47, died Thursday, September 7, 2017 in Cape County, Missouri. He was born November 9, 1969 at Hayti, Missouri, the son of Jackie George and Sandra Berry Moore. 

Clifford L. (Junior) Pense, 85, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He was born January 21, 1932 at East St. Louis, Illinois the son of Clifford and Martha Delpha (Beaver) Pense. 

Rickey Gene “Rick” Boren, 58, of Fredericktown, died Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was born November 2, 1958 at Farmington, Missouri the son of Paul and Linda (Tucker) Boren. 

Vera Kathleen “Kassie” Pogue, 87, of Fredericktown, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at Stockhoff Nursing Home. She was born to James Harley Moyers and Stella Mae Combs Moyers November 4, 1929 in Marquand. She leaves behind a great number of friends and relatives to mourn her passing.

John Gerald Pinkley, 71, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his home. He was born December 12, 1945 at Silvermines, the son of Telly Hugo, and Zola Alma (Vance) Pinkley. 

Michael M. Tidwell, 77, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Hillcrest Care Center in De Soto. He was born September 12, 1940 in Madison County, Missouri the son of Edward C. and Freda A. (Johnson) Tidwell.

Hazel Ann Sikes, 84, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Stockhoff Memorial Nursing Center in Fredericktown. She was born January 2, 1933 in Austin, Texas, a daughter of Oran Otto and Hazel Juanita (Hatcher) Sikes.

William Ray "Bill" Tesreau, 78, of Fredericktown, died Friday, September 8, 2017. He was born March 11, 1939 in Oak Grove, Mo., son of Cletus and Lawanna Rose (Pruett) Tesreau.

Paulett Fay (Sikes) Young, 74, died Monday, September 4, 2017. She was born January 23, 1943 in St. Louis, daughter of Archie Gilbert and Anna Mary (White) Sikes.

Billy Carpenter, 85, of Fredericktown, died Monday, September 4, 2017 at Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown. He was born September 23, 1931 in Saco, Missouri to William Charles and Birdie Mae (Spain) Carpenter.

Laura Fontaine Campbell, 93, of Fredericktown, died Saturday, August 12, 2017. She was born April 25, 1924, in Smithville, Texas.

FARMINGTON – Allia Mae Hughes, 84, of Farmington, died Saturday August 12, 2017 at Southbrook Skilled Nursing and Rehab. Her journey began on June 17, 1933 in Farmington where she was born to the late Orville R. Hamm and Addie M. (Wells) Hamm.

Jerold Eugene “Jerry” Owens, 77, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died August 28, 2017 at Pikes Peak Hospice Hospital in Colorado Springs of a massive stroke. He was born October 21, 1939, the son of the late Robert E. and Ruby (Lawrence) Owens. 

Craig Timothy "Wally" Clifton, 44 of Ferguson, Missouri died Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born on January 4, 1973 in Farmington, a son of Raymond Willard and Annabelle June (Cartee) Clifton.

Randy Shoemaker 56, of Fredericktown, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at his home. He was born December 19, 1960 at St. Louis, Missouri, the son of John Franklin, and Juanita Schrum Shoemaker.

William Charles "Bill" Pugh Conrad, 71, of Farmington, died Friday, August 4, 2017 after a long, hard fought battle.

David Enoch Forsythe, 74, of Fredericktown, died Monday, August 7, 2017. He was born November 26, 1942 at Fredericktown the son of Elmer and Glenda (Hahs) Forsythe.

Deloris M. Slocum, 80, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. She was born May 11, 1937 in Fredericktown, daughter of William and Birdie (DeSpain) Carpenter.

Bobby Joseph Lee, 69, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, July 29, 2017 at ClaRu De Ville Nursing Home. He was born July 10, 1948 in Kentucky, son of Martha Reeder.

Pearl J. Gipson, 78, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 20, 1939.

Clifford Vernon Jones, 74, of Farmington, died Friday, July 21, 2017. He was born Oct. 31, 1942 in Iron County, son of John Franklin and Anna G. (Hurt) Jones.

Gilbert Ray Beard, 66, of Marquand, died Friday, August 4, 2017. He was born April 16, 1951 at Cape Girardeau, (along with sisters Gloria and Gladys) the son of Walter and Audrey (Long) Beard.

Edith Alberta Masters, 76, of Fredericktown, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at her home. She was born March 25, 1941 in Jackson, Mo., daughter of Charles and Clara (Favier) Hunter.