Obituaries

Bradley Don Smith
Bradley Don Smith, of Anna, and formerly of Marion, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at his home at the age of 70. He was born on April 12, 1947, in Tuscola, the son of Don and Margaret Chamberlin Smith. He was a 1965 graduate of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. He received his degree from...
Thomas G. Pickles, 44, of Anna, died at 2:52 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017. He was born on Dec. 12, 1972, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Clarence Eugene and Pamla Johns Pickles. He is survived by his mother, Pamla Johns of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Michael (Heather) Pickles of Anna; his fiancee,...
Carlos Modglin
Carlos Modglin, 83, of Jonesboro, died at 3:25 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born on May 14, 1933, in Berryville, the son of Fred and Ora Lee Womack Modglin. He was raised by his grandparents, the Rev. W.C. and Elizabeth Womack. He is...
William Dean ‘Bill’ Morrison
William Dean “Bill” Morrison, 70, of Champaign, died on April 18, 2017, at Carle Hospital. He was born on Jan. 7, 1947, in Anna, the son of Mary Wilberta Eastman and William J. Morrison. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his stepmother, Rosalie (Stepzinski) Morrison. He was an active...
Jeanette D. Wuyster
Jeanette D. Wuyster, 100, of Dongola, died at 5:25 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on Jan. 11, 1917, in Dongola, the daughter of Samuel and Susie Hargus Dillow. She married C. Christian “Chris” Wuyster on Dec. 23, 1943. He preceded her in death on Feb. 6...
Roy Earl Denton Sr.
Roy Earl Denton Sr., 77, of Thebes, died on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on March 4, 1940, in Pigeon Roost Hollow outside Olive Branch, the son of Chester Lee Denton and Mamie Sams Denton Counts. He married Cheryl Rae Irvin Denton on Dec. 16...
Leo Martin
Leo Martin, 73, of Anna, died at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Union County Hospital in Anna. He was born on Oct. 29, 1943, in Chicago, the son of Margaret Martin. Leo lived at Holly Hill since 1991 and prior to that he lived at Mulberry Manor. He was an avid sports fan and never missed a...
Rayetta Lynn Smith, 64, of Buncombe, died at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Union County Hospital in Anna. She was born on Feb. 27, 1953, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Raymond and Goldie Hagaman Stanton. She is survived by her former husband, Elvis H. Smith of Buncombe; two daughters,...
Sarah Kimball, 61, of Jonesboro, died at 11:04 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Oct. 2, 1955, in Carbondale, the daughter of George K. and Carolyn Gasson Plochmann. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Moreland of Jonesboro; a daughter,...
Jonathan ‘John’ Kraatz
Jonathan “John” Kraatz, 66, of Anna, died at 12:55 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017, at his home. He was born on April 8, 1950, in Anna, the son of Harold and Charlotte Holcomb Kraatz. He is survived by his father, Harold Kraatz of Anna; a brother, Paul (Diane) Kraatz of Jonesboro; a niece, Paula (Aaron...

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