Obituaries

Janene Spicer
Janene Spicer, 73, of Grand Tower, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at her home.  She was born on Oct. 11, 1946, in Marion, the daughter of Bill and Georgia Boswell Hastings.  She married George Spicer Sr. on May 6, 1963, in Marion. He preceded her in death on Dec.21, 2005.  Mrs. Spicer is survived by...
Ruth Shadowens
Ruth Shadowens, 83, of Cobden, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. She was born on Oct. 6, 1936, the daughter of Albert and Helen Walden Nance, in Thebes. She was preceded in death by her parents. She was one of five sisters: Bonnie Throgmorton, Frances (Sissy) Pearson, Dorris Nossett and Phyllis Howell,...
Christian Jamar Durham
Christian Jamar Durham was born on Friday, November 13, 2008, in Paducah, Kentucky, to Jacqueline M. Fayne Lewis and Aaron Durham.   He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins. Christian was only 11 years old, but had matured and developed very...
Tony L. Fergurson
Tony L. Fergurson, 61, of Dongola, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Oct. 3, 1958, in Davidson County, Tenn., the son of Wade H. and Virginia Imogene Mulvihill Fergurson.  He is survived by his friends, Tony and Donna Coryell of Dongola,...
Dennis Darl Lafferty
Dennis Darl Lafferty, 68, of Anna, and formerly of Princeton, died Friday, July 24, 2020, at his home. He was born on Feb. 21, 1952, in Princeton, the son of Darl Paige and Bernadine Helen Kerber Lafferty. He worked as a draftsman and retired from Shive Hattery in Rock Island.  He was referee for...
Jimmie Wayne Rambeau
Jimmie Wayne Rambeau, 78, of Carbondale, died at home, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, July 16, 2020.  He was born on May 26, 1942, in Wickliffe, Ky., the son of William and Ona Wamble Rambeau.  He married Kathleen Denise LeGrand on Sept. 21, 1979, in O’Fallon. Mr. Rambeau is survived by his...
Marvin L. Powles Sr.
Marvin L. Powles Sr., 81, of Dongola, and formerly of Zion, died at 12:46 a.m.  Monday, July 27, 2020, at his home. He was born on Feb. 4, 1939, in Mill Creek, the son of Joseph and Reba Jordan Powles.   He married Sandra Stokes on Feb. 4, 1964. Mr. Powles served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He...
Randall Eugene 'Randy' Bridges
Randall Eugene “Randy” Bridges, 71, of Anna, died Monday, July 27, 2020, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Feb. 22, 1949, in Anna, the son of Leo E. “Gene” and Mary Lou Roach Bridges.  He married Christine Roberts on Aug. 18, 1979, in Anna. Mr. Bridges is survived by his wife,...
Willard (Guy) Rentfro
Willard (Guy) Rentfro, 83, of Karnak, died at 5:07 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Center in Paducah. Mr. Rentfro was born on May 31, 1937, in Karnak. He attended the Karnak Community School System. He had retired from the Ferguson Aluminum plant in Olmsted.  He is...
James Frederick Moore
James Frederick Moore, 97, died on July 18, 2020, in Carrier Mills. He was born on March 2, 1923, in Cairo, the son of Frank and Myrtle Ray Moore.   He married Margaret Louise Shelton Moore in New Orleans, La., on Oct. 28, 1944, at the Church of Christ at 7th and Camp Streets by Pastor Frank...

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