Jesus “El Grande” Amesquita, of Cobden, died early on the morning of Aug. 4, 2020, at the age of 69 after fighting COVID-19 for three weeks.
Mr. Amesquita was born on Feb. 23, 1951, in Guanajuato, Mexico, the son of Flora Morales-Aguilar and Ignacio Amesquita.
He left Mexico for the United States...
Janene Spicer, 73, of Grand Tower, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at her home.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1946, in Marion, the daughter of Bill and Georgia Boswell Hastings.
She married George Spicer Sr. on May 6, 1963, in Marion. He preceded her in death on Dec.21, 2005.
Mrs. Spicer is survived by...
Ruth Shadowens, 83, of Cobden, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
She was born on Oct. 6, 1936, the daughter of Albert and Helen Walden Nance, in Thebes. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She was one of five sisters: Bonnie Throgmorton, Frances (Sissy) Pearson, Dorris Nossett and Phyllis Howell,...
Christian Jamar Durham was born on Friday, November 13, 2008, in Paducah, Kentucky, to Jacqueline M. Fayne Lewis and Aaron Durham.
He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.
Christian was only 11 years old, but had matured and developed very...
Tony L. Fergurson, 61, of Dongola, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
He was born on Oct. 3, 1958, in Davidson County, Tenn., the son of Wade H. and Virginia Imogene Mulvihill Fergurson.
He is survived by his friends, Tony and Donna Coryell of Dongola,...
Dennis Darl Lafferty, 68, of Anna, and formerly of Princeton, died Friday, July 24, 2020, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1952, in Princeton, the son of Darl Paige and Bernadine Helen Kerber Lafferty.
He worked as a draftsman and retired from Shive Hattery in Rock Island. He was referee for...
Jimmie Wayne Rambeau, 78, of Carbondale, died at home, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, July 16, 2020.
He was born on May 26, 1942, in Wickliffe, Ky., the son of William and Ona Wamble Rambeau.
He married Kathleen Denise LeGrand on Sept. 21, 1979, in O’Fallon.
Mr. Rambeau is survived by his...
Marvin L. Powles Sr., 81, of Dongola, and formerly of Zion, died at 12:46 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 4, 1939, in Mill Creek, the son of Joseph and Reba Jordan Powles.
He married Sandra Stokes on Feb. 4, 1964.
Mr. Powles served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He...
Randall Eugene “Randy” Bridges, 71, of Anna, died Monday, July 27, 2020, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1949, in Anna, the son of Leo E. “Gene” and Mary Lou Roach Bridges.
He married Christine Roberts on Aug. 18, 1979, in Anna.
Mr. Bridges is survived by his wife,...
Willard (Guy) Rentfro, 83, of Karnak, died at 5:07 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Center in Paducah.
Mr. Rentfro was born on May 31, 1937, in Karnak. He attended the Karnak Community School System. He had retired from the Ferguson Aluminum plant in Olmsted.