DESLOGE -- Jim (AKA Paw, Jimmy, Wally, Zeke) Wallen was born January 2, 1957, and departed this life on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. His parents Cleo and Helen (Laramore) Wallen preceded him in death as did his only brother, Bruce Wallen and father in-law, Donald Morris.
Jim was a wonderful and loving husband to Linda, who adored him for 43 years of marriage. His children, treasured and nurtured in his love, were Jennifer (Greg) McDaniel, Nick and Michelle, as were his grandchildren, Owen, Evan, Isaac and Josephine. Jim also left his mother in-law, Virgie Morris and his sisters, who were his cheerleaders, caretakers and prayer warriors, Doris June Jenkins, Janet Cox, Sherry Hosking, and Nancy (Dave) Dill. He also left brothers in-law, sisters in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends whom he loved.
Jim loved sports, playing his guitar, and singing, but his greatest love was for the Lord. He wanted all to have a personal relationship with Him.
Jim will be in state at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. The visitation will resume at 9 a.m. at the C.Z. Boyer and Son Chapel in Desloge, Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. Reverend Stanley Payne and Reverend Randy Murphy will be officiating. Interment will follow at Marvin Chapel Cemetery in Bonne Terre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kindred Hospice Care. Please view full obituary and share condolences online at www.czboyer.com.
FARMINGTON – Charles Gene Black, 86, passed away February 9, 2020, at Southbrook Nursing Home. He was born at Owls Bend, near Ellington, Missouri, on May 30, 1933, to the late Charlie and Fay (Moss) Black.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years Anna Ruth (Chilton) Black; an infant son, Owen Black; and his sister Jo Ann (Ed) Grisham.
Gene enjoyed boating and camping on the Current River, playing and listening to bluegrass and country music, and visiting with family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his children, Teresa Miller, Bruce Black, Barry Black; Byron Black and wife Donna, and Lisa Black-Crawford; four grandchildren, Cody Crawford, Dillon Crawford, Amy (Mark) Rosello, Emily (Greg) Bach; five great grandchildren, Marley Rosello, Clayton, Wyatt, and Mazie Bach, and Genevieve Crawford. He is also survived by a brother, Norman (Helen) Black, nieces Laurie Black, Sandy (Bill) Robinson, and nephew Ralph Grisham.
Memorial visitation will be held from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12 at Cozean Memorial Chapel with a memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. in the Cozean Chapel. View the online obituary and share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
FARMINGTON – Justin Wayne Gillam of Farmington passed away February 9, 2020 at St. Louis University Hospital at the age of 36. He was born in Farmington, Missouri on June 18, 1983 to Tamera “Tamee” (Cooper) Walker and the late Kenneth Wayne Gillam. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Jannette Cooper and Eugene and Carol Gillam, and his uncle, Ronnie Gillam.
Justin had a kind heart who always greeted everyone with a hug, had a good sense of humor and if you were a stranger to him, you weren't a stranger for long. He enjoyed hanging out with friends, going to the movies and playing video games. He was an avid St. Louis Blues and St. Louis Cardinals fan and loved going to games. He loved dogs, cars and attending car shows. Justin will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Justin is survived by his mother, Tamee (Cooper) Walker of Farmington, his stepmother, Linda Gillam of Farmington, his half-sister, Kendra (and husband Blake) Butchart of Farmington, his aunts and uncles, Terri (and husband Paul Jr.) Grindstaff of Farmington, Michael (and wife Angie) Gillam of Bonne Terre, and Carolyn Gillam of Park Hills, his cousin, Paul (and wife Ashley) Grindstaff III and their daughters, Ava, Cora, Molly and Willow of Farmington, along with several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Please gather and connect with the family at the visitation on Friday, February 14 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Cozean Memorial Chapel where casual attire is appropriate. Interment to follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Farmington Pet Adoption Center, P.O. Box 45, Farmington, MO 63640. View the video tribute, the online obituary and share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
STE. GENEVIEVE - Carmen Sue Boyd, of Ste. Genevieve, passed away on February 9, 2020, at Mercy St. Louis at the age of 74. She was born near Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, on December 2, 1945, to the late Sterling Mark Pfeifer and Ruby Irene (Vest) Pfeifer. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Robert Boyd in 2008 and a sister, Melanie Runyon.
Carmen was a life-long resident of the area having graduated from Farmington High School with the class of 1964. She was a medical transcriptionist at Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington. Playing Bingo was one of her favorite pastimes and she loved living the country life near Coffman.
Survivors include her children, Suzanne (Chris) Huffman and Jason (Crystal) Boyd; two grandchildren, Dale Huffman and Blair Boyd; a sister, Bonnie (Wayne) Jones; brothers, Sterling "Mark" Pfeifer and Matthew (Todd) Pfeifer; special family friends, Mary Sue Boothby and Kay Michaels; nieces, nephews and extended family.
There will be a celebration of life planned for a later date. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Old Stone Church Cemetery. Share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
DESLOGE -- Beverly Haynes, 76, of Bonne Terre, passed away February 8, 2020, at Camelot Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Farmington. She was born August 18, 1943, in St. Louis to the late Henry and Thelma (Hickey) Sampson. Beverly loved Lillies, QVC and swimming at the Farmington Civic Center.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Richard Haynes; sons, Rick Haynes and wife Kelly, Kevin Haynes and wife Mary; grandson, Geddy Haynes and wife Sehra; and one great-grandson, Easton; sisters, Sandy (Joe) Stecker and Cindy (Gary) Gross.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge. Please view full obituary and share condolences online at www.czboyer.com.
IRONTON -- Sandra Sue Jackson of Ironton, Missouri, passed away in Bonne Terre, Missouri, Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the age of 77 years and 14 days. She was born January 25, 1943, in Ironton, Missouri, to the late Ernest and Bessie Woods Williams. On March 17, 1960,
Sandra was united in marriage to Charles Richard "Dickie" Jackson who survives. Also surviving are five children, Dean Jackson of Farmington, Pam Jackson of Ironton, Jerry Jackson and wife Becky of Farmington, Donna Hayes and husband Brian of Farmington, and Mary Worden and husband James of Ironton; one brother, Bob King of High Ridge; two sisters, Rosie Crocker and husband Tom of Middlebrook, and Ruth Ann Harbison and husband Bill of Lesterville; eleven grandchildren, Matthew and Kayla Jackson, Candace Jackson, Megan and Jeff Harris, Erin and Ben Williams, Cassie and Kayla Jackson, Tyler Hayes, Ridge and Hanna Jackson, Allyson and Brett Willette, Abraham Jackson, Jake Jackson, and Emma Hayes, twelve great-grandchildren; Lindsey, Braylynd, Jackson, Abbigal, Logan, Hudson, Riley, Elise, Mattie, Liam, Lucas, Hazel, and one on the way; and many other loving family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marie King; a son, Charles Jackson; a daughter, JoAnna Jackson; a granddaughter, Shelby Jackson; a great-granddaughter, Louise Jackson; and a daughter-in-law, Becky Jackson.
Sandra attended Ironton High School as a young woman and worked many years for the Belleview Valley Nursing Home. She worked as a CNA, Beautician, Dietary Manager, Housekeeper, Activities Leader, and everything else you could do in the nursing home. She worked hard in making her residents happy, comfortable, and most of feel loved and cared for until her retirement two years ago. Sandra will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of Celebration of Life honoring Sandra at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from the Cole Family Funeral Home in Ironton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice Care 5272 Flat River Rd, Park Hills, MO 63601 Online condolences may be made at www.colefamilyfuneralhomes.com.
PARK HILLS -- Robert ‘Bobby’ Sherman Bland, Jr., of Park Hills was born May 4, 1969, in St. Louis, Missouri, to the late Robert and Linda (Tatham) Bland, Sr. He departed this life February 4, 2020, in Farmington at the age of 51 years.
Bobby is survived by his sons, Austin Bland, and Zachary Bland; siblings, Chris (Peggy) Bland, Jeff (Kim) Bland, Billy (Amanda) Bland, Jimmie (Sissie) Guinn, Lori (Steve) Parker, and Janet (Joey) Fowler; and his uncle, Joe Tatham. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Coplin Funeral Home, Park Hills.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Donna Louise Stanton Daugherty, 71, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020, at CHI St Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Donna was born February 20, 1948, in Meridian, Mississippi. She was a long-time resident of Lafayette, Louisiana, before retiring and residing in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Donna was a full- time mom before re-entering the workplace in the 80s. She worked for Handy City for 10 years as a warehouse manager. She then moved to Anniston, Alabama, where she worked as a supervisor in a distribution for center for Wakefield’s. In 1992 Donna moved back to Lafayette where she worked for Lowe’s Home Improvement until her retirement. Donna then headed to the Ouachita Mountains where she then lived out the rest of her years.
Donna was a talented pianist who also had a love for sports. You could always find her yelling at the New Orleans Saints or the St. Louis Cardinals. She passed down many of these talents and love of sports to her children and grandchildren. Donna was a lover of all animals, but her favorite was her dog Buster. You never left her house hungry, especially on Roast Sundays. She was very proud of all her children and grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.
Donna is survived by her loving husband of 24 years, Dennis Daugherty and her three children, Darrel “Buffy” Massey (Amy) of Lafayette, Louisiana, Tina Gautreau (Max) of Lafayette, Louisiana, and Jennifer Massey (Larry) of Hot Springs, Arkansas; her six grandchildren, Taylor Massey, Ben Massey, Emma Gautreau, Maxwell Gautreau, Lillian Holmes, and Kenny Holmes; step-grandchildren, Bryce Daugherty, and Kyle Daugherty.
She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Benito and B.D. Pickett; father, Dolphus Stanton Jr.; grandparents, Emma Nelson, Morris Nelson, and Eula Mae Stanton Gray; and step-son, Dennis Allen Daugherty.
Our family would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Kota, Dr. Pruitt, Dr. Warren, Dr. Patel at CHI St Vincent Oncology; and a special thanks to Arkansas Hospice for all the incredible care given to Donna. In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to consider a memorial to Arkansas Hospice in Donna's name.
FARMINGTON -- Matthew Hughes, of Farmington, passed away on February 3 at the age of 47. Instate Saturday from 7 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at Cozean Memorial Chapel. View the full obit at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
ST. ANN, Mo. -- Rodolfo “Rudy” Sisto De La Garza, Jr., 66, of St. Ann, Missouri, died unexpectedly Saturday, January 25, 2020. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, April 16, 1953, the son of the late Rodolfo Sr. and Anita De La Garza (nee Zamora).
Loving father and father-in-law of Alissa DeGonia (Dennis Wood), and Sidney (Josh) Sudmeyer. Loving grandfather of Colton Wood, and Kenzi Wood. Loving brother of Gloria Stinson, Viola Spencer, and Beth Whelehon. Loving uncle of six nieces and nephews. Loving great-uncle of six. Other family members and close family friends also survive.
Rudy grew up in Iowa and moved to Missouri as a young adult. For many years he lived in the St. Francois County area. Rudy worked with his father at the family run hardware store in Bonne Terre, Missouri, and at Plummers Hardware in Farmington, Missouri; he was also self-employed and will be remembered as a skilled carpenter. Rudy enjoyed drawing and was especially good at portraits.
Rudy will be cremated and the family will hold a private memorial at a later date.
FARMINGTON – Dolores (Mell) Cleve passed away February 5, 2020 surrounded by her loving family in Farmington at the age of 93. She was born in Farmington on December 27, 1926 to the late Marvin and Etta “Fern” (Thomas) Mell. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin “Shorty” Cleve in 1985; four brothers, Tommy, Robert, Kenny and Marshall Mell; a son-in-law, Dave Bayless and a grandson, Craig Cleve.
Dolores was a lifelong resident of Farmington having graduated from high school in 1945. She was employed as a payroll clerk for the shirt factory in Farmington. Dolores, also lovingly known as “Aunt Hoe” will be remembered as a sweet, loving, thoughtful, funny, generous person who was loved by many. Her family and friends can't even begin to imagine the money she spent on stamps over the years sending cards to her whole family and many friends for every holiday and special event. Heaven truly has gained an angel. She was a faithful and committed lifetime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Farmington. Through the years she was blessed to have been named God Mother to several children.
Survivors include her children, Gary (Sharon) Cleve, Shirley (Ray) Pogue, Sharon Bayless and Ruth Ann (Joe) Henderson; eight grandchildren, Todd Williams, Troy Williams, Tad Cleve, Chad Cleve, Brent Pogue, Deana Bayless, Heather Hawkins and Brandy Perry; seven great-grandchildren, Emily, Ty, Bailey, Tanner, Peyton, Brynn, and David; a brother, David Mell; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation will be held at Cozean Memorial Chapel on Friday, February 7, from 5 – 8 p.m. Visitation will resume at Cozean Chapel on Saturday morning beginning at 7 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Rev. Stephen Constien officiating beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday with interment to follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens. Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church. View the tribute video and share your condolences at cozeanfuneralhome.com.
FARMINGTON -- Leanna Victoria Cash, 92, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Farmington passed away February 5, 2020, at Ravenwood Arbors in Springfield. She was born April 25, 1927, in Avon, Missouri. Leanna was a member of the Ozark Free Will Baptist Church and former member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Farmington. She loved to cook, sew, quilt and entertain her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Emma (Biri) Winebarger; loving husband, Oscar K. Cash; two sons, Gerald W. Cash, and Kenneth D. Cash; three grandchildren, Connie Cash, Keith Cash, and Peggy Mills; eight sisters, three brothers.
Leanna is survived by her daughter, Donna Hale and husband Darrell; three grandchildren, Kelly Hotop, Kim Carroll, and Bill Hale; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, from Noon until the time of service at 1 p.m. at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Farmington with Pastor Roger Hogan and Pastor Gary Mitchner officiating. Interment will follow at Mayberry Cemetery in Avon. Memorials may be made to Mayberry Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home – Taylor Chapel in Farmington. View obituary and share condolences online at www.czboyer.com.
PARK HILLS -- Milburn "Mib" Horton, aged 99 years and 11 months, passed away Feb. 3, 2020 at his Farmington residence. He was born March 4, 1920, in Leadwood, Missouri, to the late Lee and Zora (Furry) Horton.
Mib World War II Veteran. He lived a very faithful Christian life and was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church of Park Hills. His favorite things were working in his shop and yard, and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Marguerite (Pirtle) Horton; two heavenly babies; four brothers, Othel Horton, Darvis Horton, Harold Horton, and Vernon “Biscuit” Horton; and two sisters, Jean Politte, and Glenda Sherrill.
Mib is survived by two daughters, Joyce Moyers, and Brenda Horton; grandchildren, Lisa McMillin (Rick), Regina Moyers, Gail Litter (Jeff), Jeff Moyers (April), Deidre Moyers, and Amanda Trokey (Travis); great-grandchildren, Bradley Moyers, Ryan Moyers, Emily Moyers, Izabelle Hill, Blake Braswell, and Cameron Braswell. Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends also survive.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday February 7, 2020, at Horton-Wampler Funeral Home in Park Hills. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday February 8, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at First Freewill Baptist in Park Hills with Rev. Josh Kennon officiating. Burial at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Freewill Baptist Church.