Obituaries

Richard Harrington
It is with great sadness that the family of Richard (Rick) Harrington of Cape Girardeau announces his passing after a long illness on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at the age of 80 years at his home. Mr. Harrington was born in St. Louis, the son of Margaret Fitzgerald, on Dec. 13, 1939. He graduated from...
Mary Coleson
Mary Coleson, 81, of Olive Branch, died at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at Integrity Health Care in Anna. She was born on Oct. 23, 1938, in Alexander County, the daughter of Chester and Elsie Mae Rollins DeWeese.  She married Harry Coleson on Jan. 28, 1961. He preceded her in death on Feb. 6,...
Elizabeth Corbit
Elizabeth Corbit, 68, of Lick Creek, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at her home. She was born on April 13, 1952, the daughter of Stanley and Barbara Bridgeman Fears.  She married Dean Corbit on June 9, 1973, in Cobden. She taught elementary school for 34 years. She was a member of the Anna United...
Joseph ‘Joe’ Girtman
Joseph “Joe” Girtman, 69, of Cobden, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born on July 9, 1951, in Cobden, the son of Coy and Dorothy Mae Little Girtman.  He married JoAnn Jerdon on Sept. 29, 1972, in Cobden.  Mr. Girtman led quite a remarkable, yet ordinary...
Janet ‘Jan’ E. Winn
Janet “Jan” E. Winn, 72, of Anna, suddenly left this world mid-morning Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  She was born on Feb. 16, 1948, the daughter of Herbert and Ann Cassel Winn at the Hale Williard Hospital in Anna.  She graduated from Dongola High School in 1966 and...
Larry D. Clover Sr.
Larry D. Clover Sr., 81, of Jonesboro, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on June 18, 1939, in McClure, the son of Lyman and Pauline Coplin Clover.   He married Linda Darlene Pierce on July 6, 1992. For years, Mr. Clover worked as...
Shirley High Morrison
Shirley High Morrison, 86, of Anna, and formerly of Cobden, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. She was born on Oct. 18, 1933, in Cobden, the daughter of Albert and Ethel G. Hall High.  She married J.D. Morrison on Sept. 29, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He...
Russel Lloyd Healey
Russel Lloyd Healey, 92, of Olive Branch, died at 6:07 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, at East Bay Rehab in Clearwater, Fla. He was born on Jan. 22, 1928, in Livingston, the son of Susan and William Healey.   He married Betty Jo Farris on April 3, 1951, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church for the Deaf in St...
Howard Powles
Howard Powles, 93, of Dongola, and formerly of Tamms, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Mr. Powles was born on June 30, 1927, the son of Roy and Lorene Powles of Mill Creek. His passion in life was baseball.   Mr. Powles signed with the St. Louis Cardinals and...
James “Jim” Paul Miles, 77, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Miles was born on Aug. 22, 1942, in Chicago.  He married Dorothy “Dottie” Mae Wilson on June 10, 1989, in Anna. She preceded him in death on June 26, 2018. Mr. Miles is survived by his...

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