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Buddy Dotson, 82, died April 16, 2018 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 16, 1936 at Stirral, West Virginia, the son of Dock and Grace (Browning) Dotson.

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Jerry James Moser, 74, of Jackson, died April 22, 2018 at his residence. He was born July 24, 1943 in Fredericktown, the son of Clyde and Ruby (Cooper) Moser.

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Terri Lynn Chapman George, 57, died April 19, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born October 4, 1960 in Bonne Terre, the daughter of Marvin G. and Joan E. (Grindstaff) Chapman.

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Edward Henry “Eddie” Elders, 81, of Thatcher, died Saturday, March 31, 2018. He was born July 4, 1936, in McLean Illinois, the son of Everett Henry and Opal (Keel) Elders.

Opal L. Twomey, 79, died April 7, 2018 at Fredericktown. She was born November 11, 1938 the daughter of Christopher and Goldie (Chandler) Worley.

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

Evelyn L. Rehkop, 91, died April 9, 2018 at Arnold. She was born May 24, 1927 at Farmington, the daughter of James and Madge (Tawfall) Hovis.

Donald L. Bennett, 81, died April 9, 2018. He was born January 30, 1937 in Cape Girardeau.

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Betty Loraine Barker, 77, of St. Louis, originally from Fredericktown, died Saturday, April 7, 2018. She was born June 12, 1940 in Fredericktown, the daughter of Eugene "Bud" and Netta (Britton) McCall.

Harry Dudley Whitworth, 71, of Republic, Missouri, died away Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Republic Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, after a long illness. He was born November 14, 1946, in St. Louis, to Harry Woodrow and Wilma Mae (Alford) Whitworth.

Michele Beatrice Vincent Poppen, 51, died April 3, 2018 at Madison Medical Center in Fredericktown. She was born September 24, 1966 in St. Louis, the daughter of Willis J. and Irmgard M. (Rath) Vincent.

George E. Starkey, 71, died April 5, 2018. He was born December 25, 1945 at Ironton, the son of Glen and Florene Starkey.

Mary Ruth Berry, 85, of Fredericktown, died Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Stockhoff Memorial Nursing Center in Fredericktown. She was born September 28, 1932 in Portageville, a daughter of James Dewey and Mattie Alice (Study) Kennon.

Larry Joe “Doc” Boyer Sr., 76, died April 2, 2018 at Stockhoff Nursing Home in Fredericktown. He was born October 7, 1941 in Deventer, Missouri, the son of George T. and Audrey (Weems) Boyer.

Ralph "R.D." Darnell, 91, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Stockhoff Memorial Nursing Center in Fredericktown. He was born June 18, 1926 in Flat River, a son of William Pinkney and Carrie Ethel (Corman) Darnell.

U.S. Veteran Robert Owen Pogue, 81, died March 31, 2018 at Madison Medical Center. He was born October 13, 1936 in Madison County, Missouri the son of Glover Frances and Laura Matilda (Huff) Pogue.

Richard H. Ross, 93, died Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Clark's Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. He was born October 15, 1924 in the Peachtree community, the son of Harry and Nola (Eaton) Ross.

Ralph "D.R." Darnell, 91, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Stockhoff Memorial Nursing Center in Fredericktown.

Gerald Lee "Jerry" Tripp, 66, died March 30, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. He was born July 15, 1951 in Ironton, the son of Sam E. and Loretta (Darnell) Tripp.

Dencil Allen Francis, 84, died March 24, 2018. He was born October 30, 1933 at Tamaroe, Illinois, the son of Dora Allen and Vena Faye (Haycraft) Francis.

Clarence Eugene Matthews, 86, of Fredericktown, died March 28, 2018 at Stockhoff Nursing Home. He was born November 17, 1931 in Fredericktown, the son of John H. and Alice (Bollinger) Matthews.

Ryan Carl Fadler, 39, died March 26, 2018 in Cape Girardeau. He was born September 5, 1978 at Woodward, Oklahoma the son of Larry Fadler and Lynda Seabaugh.

John Matthew Ashby II was born December 30, 1969. After many years of battling diabetes John entered Heavens Gates March 22, 2018 at the age of 48.

Janice A. Steurer, 85, of Fredericktown, died March 8, 2018, at Ozark Manor in Fredericktown. She was born March 2, 1933, in St. Louis.

Barbara Ann "Billie" Newberry, 80, died March 16, 2018. She was born August 26, 1937 in Fredericktown, the daughter of Thomas and Beulah (Edwards) Plummer.

Zelma Ozeline Standley, 88, died March 22, 2018 at The Baptist home in Ironton. She was born May 11, 1929 in Black, Missouri, the daughter of John Francis and Edna Bernice (Adams) Dennison.

Ronald Allen Pogue, 59, died March 16, 2018. He was born June 18, 1958 at St. Louis, the son of Orie Leonard and Charlene (Steeber) Pogue.

Kimberly Rae Cable, 52, of Gainesville, Texas, died March 24, 2018 in Gainesville. Kim was born December 16, 1965 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Gerald and Francis L. (Cockrell) Woodward.

Samuel Edward Faulkner 76, of Fredericktown, died Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the ClaRu DeVille Nursing Center in Fredericktown. He was born January 25, 1942 in Mill Springs, Missouri a son of John Samuel and Della Lou (Percy) Faulkner.

Nancy K. Finley, 56, died March 15, 2018. She was born August 27, 1961 at Jerseyville, Illinois, the daughter of Roger Edward and Mary Francis (Scoggins) Kanallakan.

Pauline J. Halley, 90, died Thursday, March 8, 2018 at her home in Alton, Illinois. She was born December 11, 1927 in Jewett, the daughter of Clifford and Louvinia (Pinkley) Jackson.

Leeman Earl Underwood, 94 of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018. He was born August 2, 1923 in River Mines, Missouri, the son of Vester Underwood and Edith Souden Underwood.

Johnnie Edward Martin, 75, of Marquand, died Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born October 7, 1942 in St. Louis, a son of Johnny and Margaret Marie (Kiefer) Martin.

Richard Allen “Buddy” Hicks, 74, died March 2, 2018 in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 9, 1943 in Shannon County, Missouri the son of Oscar & Dorothy (Elliott) Hicks.

Betty Lou Sample, 80, died Monday, February 19, 2018, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 5, 1937 in Fredericktown, the daughter of Frank and Etta Carlton.

Miriam Tesreau, 78, died  Saturday March 10, 2018. She was born January 7, 1940 in Blytheville, Arkansas, the daughter of Hershal Willard and Virginia Olive Smith.