Darrell Higgins Jr.
Darrell Higgins Jr., 55, of Belknap, died at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at his home. He was born on June 3, 1967, in Metropolis, the son of Darrell Sr. and Judith Smith Higgins. He was a graduate of Vienna High School. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Beggs-Gurley VFW Post...
Doris Joan Luther
Doris Joan Luther, 80, of Cobden, died Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was born on Jan. 14, 1943, in Chebanse, the daughter of Claude and Dorothy Mae Hubbs Howard.  She worked in a variety of job fields, working as a telephone operator in Cobden...
Betty Lou(ise) Richardson Shumaker
Betty Lou(ise) Richardson Shumaker, 83, of Grand Chain, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2023, at her home, with her loving family by her side. Betty Lou(ise) Richardson Shumaker was born on Aug. 1, 1939, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cairo, the daughter of Clayton F. Richardson and Kathryn Louise...
Paul R. Pittman
Paul R. Pittman, 86, of Olive Branch, died at 5:15 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2023, at the Missouri Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Dec. 29, 1936, in Raton, N.M., the son of Russell and Anna Wingart Pittman. He was a United States veteran, serving as an aviation electronics technician...
Bradley Keith Grant
Bradley Keith Grant, 59, of Coulterville, and formerly of East Cape Girardeau, died at 4:10 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2023, at Fairview Care Center in Du Quoin. Mr. Grant was born on May 6, 1963, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Seldon and Charlotte Grable Grant. He attended elementary school in Mt. Vernon...
Carl Richard Tripp Sr.
Carl Richard Tripp Sr., 61, of Anna, died Thursday, March 30, 2023, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  He was born on Oct. 7, 1961, in Anna, the son of Carl S. and Mary Lambert Tripp. Mr. Tripp is survived by his four children, Rich Tripp (Jennifer Hansil) of Anna, Scott Tripp (Raechal Cunningham)...
Deloris Elaine Pribble
Deloris Elaine Pribble, 78, of Anna, died Friday, March 24, 2023, at her home. She was born on Jan. 19, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of Kenneth Clinton and Birtie Boggus Treece. Birtie passed when Deloris was young. Kenneth then married Helen Cates who became her “other” mother.   She...
James ‘Dub’ Ledbetter
James “Dub” Ledbetter, 79, of Ullin, died Friday, March 31, 2023, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna. He was born on Dec. 23, 1944, in Ullin, the son of Milo “Cotton” and Ruth Odle Ledbetter.   He married Cheryl Dalton on Feb. 1, 1969. She survives. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1963-1967.  He...
Edward Gene Cates
Edward Gene Cates, 81, of Anna, died Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  He was born on May 16, 1941, in Cobden, the son of Charles Ford and Anna Elizabeth Hubach Cates.  He married Carolyn Crowell on Aug. 29, 1961. She preceded him in death on July 30, 2022. Mr. Cates is...
Helen W. Corzine
Helen W. Corzine, 90, of Anna, and formerly of Perks, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at 8 a.m. at New Haven Nursing Home in Odessa, Mo. She was born on March 9, 1932, in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of David and Helen Watson Hannah.  She married Amos Corzine on Sept. 7, 1973. He preceded her in...


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