Larry Calvin Lovell
Larry Calvin Lovell, 75, of Anna, died at his home on Saturday morning, March 4, 2023. He was born on Oct. 25, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Jasper Calvin Lovell and Georgia Charlotte Lamb Lovell. On Sept. 5, 1970, he married Diane Kluesner of Chaffee, Mo. Mr. Lovell worked for 40 years at...
Samuel K. Brim
Samuel K. Brim, 77, of Goreville, and formerly of Wolf Lake, died Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.  He was born on June 5, 1945, in Anna, the son of Samuel Kent and Ella Mae Dirden Brimm.  He married Alice JoAnn Morse on June 11, 1961. He is survived by his...
Kenneth Lloyd Calvert
Kenneth Lloyd Calvert, 78, of The Villages, Fla., and formerly of Thebes, died on Feb. 5, 2023, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 17, 1944, in Cairo, the son of Kenneth D. and Mary Frances Clutts Calvert. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1963 to 1967. He earned several medals, which were...
Karen Ertis Young St. Arbor
Karen Ertis Young St. Arbor, 83, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau on Hospice Care.  She was born on March 16, 1939, in Rochelle, the daughter of Lowell Auburn and Juanita Erma Wood Young. She is survived by her four sons, Donald Keith (Deborah) St...
Luella Marceline Sitter Hammack
Luella Marceline Sitter Hammack, 91, of Anna, and formerly of Elgin, died Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at 9:14 a.m. at her residence.  She was born on June 21, 1931, in Dongola, the daughter of Owen Marion and Cora Gladys Beggs Sitter. She married Jess V. Hammack on Jan. 24, 1959. He preceded her in...
Robert Eugene Caraker Sr.
Robert Eugene Caraker Sr., 72, of Anna, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, at LRMC in Lakeland, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lela Mae Ralls; his father, Marvin Caraker; a brother, William C. Ralls Jr.; his beloved daughter, Brandie Danielle Caraker; and his wife, Teresa...
Clarence Browder
Clarence Browder, 79, of Anna, passed away into Heavenly eternity at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at his home after health issues resulting from Covid-19 and physical injury causing long term, permanent physical disability and paralysis.  He was born on Aug. 16, 1943, in Ava, the seventh of...
Jo Ann Mayberry
Jo Ann Mayberry, 80, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023, at Southeast Health.  She was born on June 22, 1942, in Hayti, Mo., the daughter of Calvin Coolidge and Lucille Henderson Brazier.  She married Albert “AP” Mayberry on April 10, 1977, at Kornthal Church near Jonesboro. He preceded...
Betty M. Fairhurst
Betty M. Fairhurst, 82, of Anna, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna.  She was born on May 25, 1940, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Clyde and Lois Rich Lingle.  She married Troy Leon Fairhurst on Sept. 6, 1995. He preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2022. Mrs. Fairhurst is...
Lynda Parker
Lynda Parker, 86, of Karnak, died at 4:54 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, at Southgate Nursing Home in Metropolis. She was born on April 1, 1936, in Grantsburg, the daughter of Arthur and Dillie Hawkins Dick. She married Warren “Hoot” Parker on Oct. 29, 1955. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1995....


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