Obituaries

Evelyn Jeannette Wienecke
Evelyn Jeannette Wienecke, 98, of Kansas City, Mo., and Boerne, Texas, died on April 24, 2021.  A farewell viewing was held from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Jones Funeral Home Villa Ridge. A graveside memorial followed immediately after at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pulaski. She was...
Brenda Gail Sadler
Brenda Gail Sadler, 68, of Dongola, died Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.  She was born on July 14, 1952, in Anna, the daughter of Jewel “Red” and Lavanda Ruth Carraker Henderson.  She married Paul Sadler on July 25, 1970, in Anna.  She is survived by her husband, Paul...
Nellie Kathryn Ellis
Nellie Kathryn Ellis, 80, of Pomona, died Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by her husband and their four daughters.  She was born on March 15, 1941, in Ava township, the daughter of Luther and Mary Holiday Morris. She was the fourth of their eight children. ...
James L. Stamp
James L. Stamp, 86, of Wolf Lake, died Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center.  He was born on July 5, 1934, in Thebes, the son of Elmer and Gertie Rhymer Stamp.  He married Irene Smith on Sept. 5, 1953. He is survived by his wife, Irene Stamp; a son, Jeff Stamp; three...
Mike Harvel, 63, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, May 2, 2021, at his home.  He was born on June 27, 1957, the son of Wilistene George and June Penninger Harvel.   Mr. Harvel was a member of Plasterers and Cement Masons Union Local No. 143. He loved his work and had a very strong work ethic. He loved...
Jane Yates, 89, of Buncombe, died Monday, May 3, at her home. 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.com.  Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in...
Clarissa ‘Chris’ Upshaw
Clarissa “Chris” Upshaw, age 71, of Cairo, died at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 25, 2021, at her daughter’s residence in Cairo. She was born on Jan. 31, 1950, in Cairo, the daughter of David Pete and Florine Edmonds Davis. She and her husband, Howard owned and operated Chris’ Café north of Cairo for 35...
E. Lucille Coursey
E. Lucille Coursey, 106, of Olive Branch, died Saturday morning, April 24, 2021, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born on April 4, 1915, in Benton, the daughter of Elic and Nellie Dillon Miller. On Aug. 6, 1933, at Rock Springs in Alexander County, she married Taylor Coursey. She was...
Dorothy Virginia Pirtle Gibbs
Dorothy Viriginia Pirtle Gibbs, of Mounds, died on her 92nd birthday, April 26, 2021, at 5:39 p.m. at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on April 26, 1929, in Sandusky, the daughter of Oliver A. “Gus” and Essie Mize McClellan Sr. She worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cairo and TIP of...
Craig Dixon
Our duck and goose hunter and fisherman, Craig Dixon, decided it was time to cross the Rainbow Bridge on April 21, 2021, to pick up our nine very special fur babies and head to heaven. Debra and their fur baby Pebbles were by his side.   Little did he know, when Debra stepped on his toe, they would...

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