Arthur E. Burke, 89, of Grand Tower, died at 7:55 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on March 3, 1927, in Grand Tower, the son of George Edward and Julia Ann Vanover Burke. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He worked for the U.S. government...
Geraldine Smith, 78, of Anna, died at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Oct. 13, 1937, in Carbondale, the daughter of Everett and Cora Pearce Johnson. She married Carl Smith, then later married Frank A. Smith. She is survived by her...
Maxine Delores Williamson, 79, of Anna, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Warren, Mich. She was born on April 23, 1937, in Du Quoin, the daughter of Lawrence and Mary Pierce Varnum. She married Jerry L. Williamson on Jan. 3, 1981. He preceded her in death on June 5, 2013. She was preceded in death...
Mildred Marcinkowski
Mildred Marcinkowski, 94, of Anna, died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept 10, 2016, at her home. She was born on July 29, 1922, in Anna, the daughter of Everett and Maude Halterman Williams. She married Julian Marcinkowski on May 8, 1942, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death on April 18, 1984. She is...
Mamie Lou Turner McMillion
Mamie Lou Turner McMillion, died on Aug. 19, 2016, in Metairie, La. She is survived by her husband, Donald F. McMillion, and her children, Donald E. McMillion, Bruce W. McMillion (Lisa), Denise M. Wilson (William) and Vicki L. Clardy (John); nine grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; many nieces,...
Landon Tyler Sadler, infant son of Tyler Sadler and Alexis Charles, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements were pending at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Maria Del Refugio Amesquita
Maria Amesquita, 56, of Cobden, lost her battle with breast cancer early Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at her home. She was born on Sept. 20, 1959, in Mexico, the daughter of Alfredo and Marie Dolores Cavazos Muniz. She married J. Jesus Amesquita on July 28, 1975, in Tallahoma, Tenn. She is survived by...
Margaret G. Prewitt Lavender, 85, of Hurst, and formerly of Cobden, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Home. She was born on July 7, 1931, the daughter of William Delbert (Doc) and Ethel Margaret Barker Prewitt in Cobden. She married Roy Lavender and he preceded her in...
Roy Glenn Lamer
Roy Glenn Lamer, 78, of Cobden, died at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on March 9, 1938, in Cobden, the son of Charles Van and Pauline Elizabeth Wallace Lamer. He married Jean Ellen Flamm on Oct. 5, 1963, in Cobden. She preceded him in death on Oct. 14...
Timothy Huckleberry, 54, of Greenville, Ky., and formerly of Anna, died at 8:51 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Funeral arrangements were pending at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. To leave online condolences for the family, visit


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