Obituaries

Colonel Ike Hawk Jr.
Colonel Ike Hawk Jr. died at 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2020, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, Colonel Hawk Sr. of Cobden and Ruth Hawk of Cobden; a brother-in-law, Harley Utzinger of Peoria; and one son, Todd Alan Hawk...
Donald “Ducky” Rangel
Donald “Ducky” Rangel, 64, of Anna, died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Jan. 1, 2021. He was preceded in death by his mother, Consuela Rangel, and his grandparents, Joaquin and Agrippina Rangel.   Ducky leaves behind his Mulberry Manor family and many other friends who adored...
Gary L. Townzen Sr., 74,of Anna, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at his home.  He was born on Aug. 31, 1946, in Granite City, the son of Carl and Irene White Townzen.  He married Bridget Ashmore in 2007. Mr. Townzen is survived by his wife, Bridget Townzen; children Kristina (Jonas) Townzen-Tindall...
Joyce Wandalein Cates
Joyce Wandalein Cates, 89, of Anna, Illinois, went to her Heavenly home on Jan. 3, 2021, at the home of her daughter, Donna Cates.  Memaw is survived by her children, Donna Cates, of Baton Rouge, La., Jerry Cates (Shirley) of Cape Girardeau, Connie Boyd (Steve) of Anna, Illinois, Larry Cates and...
James B. Pickett
James B. Pickett, 94, of Tamms, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at 2:41 a.m. at the Missouri Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Aug. 12, 1926, in Berry, Ala., the son of Lester Sr. and Anna Mae King Pickett.   He was married on July 8, 1944, to Lula G. Raby.  She preceded him in death...
Millie McGrath
Millie McGrath, 67, of Cobden, Ill., went to heaven at 1 a.m. on Christmas Day, 2020. She passed on comfortably at home with family by her side. The 12th of 13 children, she was born on March 31, 1953, in Pomona, Ill., the daughter of Leslie and Evelyn (Latchaw-Wright) Gearhart.  Millie graduated...
Joseph ‘Pastor Joe’ Aaron Aldridge
Joseph “Pastor Joe” Aaron Aldridge, 76, of Jonesboro, entered into the gates of Heaven, serenaded by Angels on Dec. 22, 2020.  He is finally home and resting in the Lord’s arms, free from cancer and effects from a stroke. We can only imagine how he felt when his eyes met the eyes of the Lord!   He...
Leona Belle Brown
Leona Belle Brown, 92, of Dongola, died at 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, at Hillview Healthcare Center in Vienna. She was born on June 1, 1928, in Wrightsville, Ga., the daughter of George Henry Peter and Alice Irene Cooper Aden.   She married David E. Brown on Dec. 24, 1950.  He preceded her...
Kendra Dobbs, 61, of Maryville, and formerly of Anna, died Saturday, Dec. 26, at Elmwood Nursing Home in Maryville. Funeral arrangements were pending at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh....
Edgar R. “Ed” Johnson, 85, of Paducah, and formerly of Anna, died Monday, Dec. 28, at Life Care Center in LaCenter, Ky. Funeral arrangements were pending at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www....

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