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Floyd Everett Ash
Floyd Everett Ash of Sullivan, Missouri passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2001 at the age of 62 years.
Everett, as he was known by his family and friends, was born on June 15, 1939 at Huzzah, Missouri to George and Elsie (Parker) Ash. He was raised in Sullivan and attended school there. On February 14, 1959 he was married to Marilyn Bridgeman at Sullivan. Everett honorably served his country with the U.S. Army in Europe from March of 1962 to March of 1964. After his discharge, he was employed at Meramec Mining Company until its closing in the late 1970s. Everett also was employed in the construction trade for a time, but the vast majority of Sullivan knew him as the proprietor of Quality Shoe Repair. In later years, Everett was employed as a salesman for Carson's Furniture in Union, Missouri. Everett was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed watching it on television. He was a member of New Testament Church in Sullivan.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn nee Bridgeman of the family home; one son, Randy Lee Ash, also of the family home; three brothers, George Ash of Sullivan, Jerry Lee Ash of Leasburg, and Gary Ash of Bourbon; two sisters, Bernice Brewer of Bourbon and Patsy Ann Conway of Steelville, Missouri; two grandchildren, Crystal Hoerr of Union, Missouri and Cody Utz of St. Clair; other relatives and friends. Along with his parents, Everett was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Leon Ash and Lloyd L. Ash.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2001 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Charles Idleman officiating. Interment with military honors was in Cave Spring Cemetery.

Norma Jean Blackwood
Norma Jean "Bobby" Blackwood (nee Mahurin) was born Thursday, June 4, 1931, at Boss, Mo., a daughter of the late Clarence William Mahurin and Slyvia Mahurin (nee Sullivan).
She entered eternal rest Wednesday, October 10, 2001, at Crawford County Health Care, Cuba, Mo., at the age of 70 years, 4 months and 8 days.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Roy Blackwood, and her sister, Lavere "Genevie" Mahurin.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her devoted brother Laverne Mahurin and companion Delores Phinney of Bourbon, Mo., nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Norma Jean Blackwood lay in state after 12 p.m., Friday, October 12, 2001 at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.
Graveside services were held 1 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2001 at the Freeman Cemetery, Cherryville, Mo. with Mr. John Britton officiating.
Committal prayers and interment were in the Freeman Cemetery, Cherryville, Mo.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Jessie L. Campbell
Jessie L. Campbell of Steelville, Mo. passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2001 at the age of 66 years.
Mrs. Campbell was born on October 22, 1934 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Frank and Oudia (Mitchell) Jameson. She was raised in various parts of Arkansas and Missouri and on October 20, 1956 she was married to Roy S. Campbell in St. Louis, Mo. Roy preceded Jessie in death on July 27, 1997. Jessie's occupation in life was that of a nurse's aide in the health care industry. She was employed at Heritage Park in Rolla, Mo. until her retirement. Jessie attended the Assembly of God in Steelville and was known as a person who everybody liked. Her hobby was collecting angels and also found pleasure in crocheting.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Diane Jameson of the state of Montana and David and Peggy Reynolds of the state of Washington, three daughters, Minnie McGonigal of Salem, Mo., Gennette Beardsley and husband Ron of Sikeston, Mo., and Betty Evans and husband Barry of Steelville, Mo., one brother, Harry Jameson of the state of Texas and one sister, Nannie Waller of Sullivan, Mo., eight grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
It was the desire of Mrs. Campbell that she be cremated with private family interment services in Fair View Cemetery, Rolla, Mo. The family was assisted by the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan, Mo.

Floyd Wayne Hartwick
Floyd Wayne Hartwick of Washington, Mo. was born on January 29, 1924 at Conway, Arkansas to the union of Homer L. Hartwick and Elva (Stewart) Hartwick and passed away on October 8, 2001 at the St. John's Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. at the age of 77 years, 8 months and 9 days.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son Floyd W. Hartwick, Jr.
Floyd was a faithful member of the Calvary Fellowship Church, Fenton, Mo.
On September 10, 1970 he was united in marriage to Anna Mae Barr Wallis in St. Louis, Mo. They were happily married for 31 years.
Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his devoted wife Anna Mae Hartwick; three sons Danny Hartwick, Rodney Wallis and wife Stacey and Butch Campbell and wife Debbie; seven daughters, Barbara Bell and husband Stephen, Priscilla Sodoma and husband Mike, Robin Darnell, Debbie Waugh, Cindy Birdnow, Debbie Wassilak and husband Danny and Brenda Pogue and husband Ervin; two brothers Linuell Pugh and wife Velma and Norman Stewart and wife Marietta; two sisters Velma Potts and husband Pete and Modena Potts; twenty-five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Floyd was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, good friend to all who knew him and will be sadly missed.
Floyd Wayne Hartwick was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo. where funeral services were held on Thursday, October 11, 2001 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jerry Norris officiating. Interment was in the Czar Cemetery, Crawford County, Mo. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo.

Connie Lynn Lamb
Connie Lynn Lamb, nee Dillon, 51 of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2001, at her home with her family and friends present.
Visitation was held at McGilley Midtown Chapel on Friday, October 5. 
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2001 at St. Monica's Catholic Church, Kansas City, Missouri. Interment at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri.
Connie was born July 10, 1950 in Washington, Missouri. She accepted Jesus as her Lord early in life and served him faithfully.
She was a legal analyst with the firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon of Kansas City, Missouri. Connie held a Masters of History degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Masters degree in Religious Education from Loyala University-New Orleans.
She was an active member of the Knights of Peter Clarer Ladies Auxiliary, Court #57.
Connie was preceded in death by her first husband, Noel Swaney and sister Nancy Harvey.
She is surived by her husband Wayne Lamb of the home, parents Richard and Faith Dillon of Jefferson City, Missouri and many relatives and close friends of the Kansas City and Steelville area.
Pallbearers were Steven Teter, Rob English, John Madison, Joe Weiler, John Gladden, Don Gladden, Bill Coffman and Hank Epstein.
All arrangements were under the direction of McGilley Midtown Funeral Home. Father Phillip Egan officating.

Edwin B. Ogletree
Edwin B. Ogletree was born on February 13, 1921 in St. Louis, Mo. to Edwin Austin Ogletree and Irene Ellen Schmidt Ogletree, and passed away on October 11, 2001 at his home in Bourbon, Mo. at the age of 80 years, 7 months and 28 days.
Edwin served his country during World War II, he worked at the Norton Bomb Site as a machinist. He made a special wrench that was used on the B-29 and was later mass produced for the military, He was honorably discharged on September 2, 1945. He worked as a machinist for Emerson Electric until his retirement. He was a member of the International Union of Electrical Workers Local 1102 of the AFL-CIO.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, and one sister Virginia Binsbacher.
Edwin is survived by two sons, two daughters, nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Iva Kennedy and husband Thomas of Festus, Mo., and Myrtle Roach of St. Ann, Mo.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, who will sadly miss him.
Visitation was held on Sunday, October 14, 2001 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Mo. from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Funeral service was held on Sunday, October 14, 2001 at Hutson Funeral Chapel in Cuba, Mo. at 2 p.m. with Mr. Thomas Kennedy officiating. Burial was in the Kinder Cemetery in Cuba, Mo.
All arrangements were under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Mo.

Eileen Janet Ott
Eileen Janet Ott (nee Blunt) of Terre Du Lac, Bonne Terre, Mo., was born Thursday, September 9, 1915, at Butts, Mo., a daughter of the late Thomas League Blunt and Nellie Luticia Blunt (nee Collins).
She entered eternal rest Sunday, October 7, 2001, at St. Joe Manor, Bonne Terre, Mo., at the age of 86 years, and 28 days.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde and Bill Blunt and one sister, Mable Summers.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her devoted son Robert Mullen and wife Lois of Lincoln, California; one brother, Woodrow Blunt and wife Mary of Crestwood, Mo.; four grandchildren, Michael Mullen and wife Linda of Walnut Creek, California, Melissa and husband Jeff Ory of Kansas City, Mo., Michelle and husband Craig Hofmann of St. Louis, Mo., and Sean Mullen and fiancee Tracy Small of Sacramento, California; nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Eileen Janet Ott lay in state 5-8 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2001, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, October 12, 2001, in the Britton Chapel, Steelville, Mo. with Rev. Dale Starr officiating. Musical selection were provided by vocalist/organist Deloris Bell.
Committal prayers and interment were in Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were Wayne Blunt, Don Coleman, Ron Coleman, Craig Hufmann, Mike Mullen and Jeff Ory.
Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Evelyn Mildred Poncet
Evelyn Mildred Poncet was born Wednesday, December 30, 1921 in Desoto, Mo. to the late Arthur Burke and Katherine Miller Burke and departed this life Wednesday, October 3, at the Gibbs Care Center Nursing Home in Steelville, Mo. at the age of 79 years, 9 months and 3 days.
Evelyn worked as a sales lady for Famous Barr downtown in St. Louis, Mo. before her retirement, she was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Hillsboro, Mo.; a member of the Happy Hour Extension Club, and loved to camp and travel.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Marcel Poncet.
Those who remain to mourn her passing are her loving children David Poncet of Hazelwood, Mo.; Ruth Ann Baldetta and husband Pasquale of Suisun, California; Ronald Poncet and wife Judith of Steelville, Gerald Poncet of US Navy, Pax River, Maryland.
Dear sister and sister-in-law of Walter Burke of Desoto, Mo.; Lorene Hawn of Ballwin, Mo.; Rose Marie Koch and husband Herman of Desoto, Mo.; and Vera Poncet of Hillsboro, Mo., six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends all who sadly miss and fondly remember Evelyn Mildred Poncet.
Visitation was held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 7, 2001 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Mo. with Prayer Service at 7 p.m. with Sr. Mary Ferraer of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Steelville, Mo. officiating.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2001 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Hillsboro, Mo. with Fr. Dennis Schmidt officiating.
Burial was in the Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery in Hillsboro, Mo.
Pallbearers were her grandsons and granddaughters.
All arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Mo.

Charles Walter Scott
Charles Walter Scott was born Sunday, October 13, 1912, a son of the late Floyd A. Scott and Nina Mae (Walker) Scott. He departed this life Wednesday, October 10, 2001, at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Sullivan, Mo., at the age of 88 years, 11 months and 27 days.
On May 21, 1938, at Davisville, Mo., Walter was united in marriage to Pansy Bernice Taff. Two sons and one daughter were born to this union. They have enjoyed over sixty-three years together.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Freeman Scott, and one sister Sibyl and husband Glenn Campbell, and brothers-in-law, and sister-in-law, Joe Taff and Lotetta and husband Emery Decker.
Among those who remain to mourn his passing are his devoted wife Pansy Scott of Steelville, Mo.; two sons, Wayne Edward Scott and wife Suzanne of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Charles Floyd Scott and wife Lois of St. Charles, Mo.; one daughter, Janet Diann Scott of St. Louis, Mo.
Sisters-in-law, Ann Taff of California, Elsie Scott and brother-in-law, Bill Taff, both of Steelville, Mo.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Charles was a hard worker. His career of choice was a pipefitter for the Missouri Pacific Railroad in St. Louis. He became an active member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union. He was proud of the slogan "Made in America."
Charles loved the outdoors. Among his hobbies were gardening, fishing, and hunting. He was also an avid baseball and football fan. He loved gathering his family at his cabin on the Meramec for weekly barbecues.
He had a love for family and his country and these value she instilled in his children and grandchildren. These ideals and his memories will always live in our hearts.
Charles Walter Scott lay in state 5-8 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2001 at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Masonic Services were held at 7 p.m. Friday with Lebanon Lodge 77 AF and AM in charge.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2001, in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating. Musical selections were provided by Rev. Beers and Charles' granddaughter Rebecca Pepper, who played "Life's Railway To Heaven," in honor of her grandfather's career with the railroad. Special tributes were given by Ruth Creek, Larry Kraft and Grandson Mike Scott.
Committal prayers and interment were in Liberty Cemetery, Steelville, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were Marvin Pepper, Dan Scott, Mike Scott, Steve Scott, Freeman Scott, Jr., and Doug Fitzgerald.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Clyde William Sellers, Sr.
Clyde William Sellers, Sr. of Sullivan, Missouri was born July 25, 1935 to the union of Denny Sellers and Effie L. (Callahan) Sellers at Dillard, Missouri and passed away on October 7, 2001 at Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 66 years, two months and 12 days.
Clyde retired from McDonnell Douglas/Boeing Aircraft Manufacturing in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended the First Assembly of God Church of Sullivan, Missouri.
Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his children, Brenda Sellers of Cuba, Missouri; Dr. Terry Sellers and fiancé Renee Reynolds of Cuba, Missouri; Dr. Butch Sellers and wife Tambra of Sullivan, Missouri; Rena Tiner and husband Randy of Cuba, Missouri; Connie Kelderman of Peoria, Illinois and John Bell Sellers of Olympia, Washington.
Three sisters Nina Day and husband Roman of Bixby, Missouri; Daphyne Potter and husband Louis of Steelville, Missouri; and Gladys Terry of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; one brother Homer Sellers and wife Mary of Boss, Missouri; 14 grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Clyde was a loving father, grandfather, brother, good friend to all who knew him and will be sadly missed.
Clyde William Sellers, Sr. was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri where funeral services were held on Wednesday, October 10, 2001 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Paul Davis officiating. Interment was in Meramec Hills Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri. 

Nancy "Nicki" Ann Tanner
Nancy "Nicki" Ann Tanner was born October 28, 1952 in Orange County, Tennessee to the late Earl Wayne Manship and Georgia Lee Keith and departed this life October 6, 2001 at her home in Cuba, Mo. at the age of 48 years, 11 months and 8 days.
Nicki owned and operated Nicki's barbershop in Cuba, Mo. for the last 3 years moving to Cuba, Mo. from Texas.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother Phillip Manship.
Those who remain to mourn her passing are her three daughters Carol Jo Ann Woolley and husband Michael of Texas; Sharon Elaine Parsons of Texas; and LaDonna Lee-gene Webster of Texas; two grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren, all of Texas and one sister Susie Wilmsitt of Kentucky, other relatives and many friends all who will fondly remember and sadly miss Nancy "Nicki" Ann Tanner.
Nancy was cremated and private family service was held in Texas.
All arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Mo.

William C. Volenetz
William "Bill" Volenetz, a retired executive with Brown Shoe Company in St. Louis died Friday, September 28, 2001 of complications from a stroke at Rosewood Care Center. He was 90 years old and lived in Ladue.
A native of Cherryville, Mo., Mr. Volenetz grew up in Steelville, Mo. He graduated in 1933 with a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics and business administration from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.
After graduation, Mr. Volenetz began working as an office manager for the Brown Shoe Company in St. Louis. In his 45 years with the company, he was named a member of the board of directors in 1964. Later he was elected executive vice president of operations. He retired in 1978.
Mr. Volenetz was a former board member for the First National Bank of St. Louis County and a member of Webster Hills United Methodist Church in Webster Groves.
His wife, Evelyn Bartle Volenetz, died in 1980. He had no immediate survivors.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 6 at Webster Hills United Methodist Church. Emtombment was private at Oak Grove Mausoleum in St. Louis.
Mr. Volenetz had a home near Steelville close to the Meramec River. He is fondly remembered for his many "good deeds" to his hometown.
He was a guest of honor at a dinner several years ago hosted by Golden Echoes Senior Center and the Steelville Chamber of Commerce. He was thanked in particular, for his support of the senior center and his role in bringing the Brown Shoe Company plant to Steelville. More than 100 people came to express their appreciation.

Emmet E. Wood
Emmet E. Wood of Bourbon, Mo. passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2001 at the age of 77 years.
Mr. Wood was born on July 25, 1924 in Bloodland, Mo. to the late Wayne and Bessie (Gaede) Wood. As a young boy, he moved with his family to St. Louis. He continued to reside in the St. Louis area until July 1999, when he and his wife, Mildred, moved to Bourbon. Emmet worked for many years as a foreman in the steel industry and later in the construction business. 
He enjoyed watching boxing matches on TV, listening to country music, and cars. Emmet will be remembered and cherished as a hard-working, strong-willed man who carried a special love in his heart for his daughters.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Wood of Bourbon; two daughters Janice Isbell and husband, Robert, of Cuba, Mo. and Pamela Sandifer and husband, Gene, of House Springs, Mo.; three grandchildren Mathew and Rachel Isbell and Joshua Sandifer; one great-grandchild, Danielle Isbell; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Wood was preceded in death by two brothers, Gus Ruhl and Frank Stewart, one sister, Daisy Grim, and one grandson, Nathan Isbell.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2001 from the Eaton Chapel in Bourbon with Reverend Leroy Bryant officiating. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made to Mt. Calvary Cemetery Perpetual Care in memory of Mr. Emmet E. Wood. 

Geraldine Marie Brandenburger
Geraldine Marie Brandenburger nee Summers of Cuba, Missouri was born in Nebraska to the union of William Jess Summers and Bethell (Delancey) Summers on July 11, 1930 and passed away on December 4, 2001 at Cuba, Missouri at the age of 71 years 4 months and 23 days.
Jerri, as she was known by, was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Todd and Bill Summers.
On November 18, 1960 she was united in marriage to John Brandenburger at Mexico, Missouri. They have been happily married for 41 years.
Jerri and her husband, John, spent their working years as wholesale distributors. In Hannibal, Missouri they owned and operated Mark Twain Beverage Co., Inc., a large wholesale beer distributorship.
She and John spend several years traveling in their RV, making hundreds of friends across the country. She loved spending time with her family and friends, cooking and entertaining at every opportunity.
Those who surive to mourn her passing from this life are her loving husband John Brandenburger; two sons James R. Hammett and John R. Brandenburger and wife Evelyn; four daughters Karen Gay Brandenburger, Rhonda Sampson and husband Terry, Mary Miller and husband Joe, and Jerri Sites and husband Wes; one sister Ruby Hamlett; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Jerri was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Geraldine Marie (Summers) Brandenburger was in state at the Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri on Thursday, December 6, 2001 after 5 p.m. Funeral services were held on Friday, December 7, 2001 at 11 a.m. at the Britton Chapel, Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Gary Mace officiating. Pallbearers were Kevin Hamlett, Jeff Cunningham, Steve Conrad, Al Callahan, Ted Sampson and Jason Brandenburger. Interment was in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri. Memorials to Crawford County Care Co-ordinator, Cuba, Missouri.

Ida Christine Harnetz
Ida Christine Harnetz of Cuba, Missouri passed away on Monday, December 3, 2001 at the age of 68 years.
Mrs. Harnetz was born on October 19, 1933 in Davenport, Florida to the late Harvey Lee and Christine (Scarborough) Littles. In 1955 she moved to St. Louis, and then to Cuba in 1997. On May 14, 1983 she was united in marriage to Clarence Daniel Harnetz at the Moline Baptist Church in St. Louis. Christine worked as a quality control coordinator for White Rogers in St. Louis for over twenty years. She found pleasure in working with crafts, decorating, and gardening. Her life, however, revolved around her extreme devotion to her husband and her family. Christine also enjoyed attending the Salem Avenue Baptist Church. She will be remembered and cherished as a very beautiful, loving and dedicated person.
She is survived by her husband, Clarence Daniel Harnetz of Cuba; two children, Frank Paul Baker, Jr. of St. Louis and Dawn Michelle Baker of Maryland Heights, Missouri; three stepchildren, William Daniel Harnetz of Ballwin, Missouri, Karen Louis Gibson and husband Eric, and Cherie Eva Harnetz, all of St. Louis; two brothers Wilber Littles and wife Sandra, of Polk City, Florida and Gerald Littles of Haines City, Florida; an aunt Lydell Thelma Braddy and an uncle Elmond Scarborough, both of Lakeland, Florida; two grandchildren Austin A. Davis and Hannah Nicole Lewis; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2001 from the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Kevin Payne officiating. Interment was in the Vienna Public Cemetery, Vienna, Missouri. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2001 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan. If desired, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assocation in memory of Ida Christine Harnetz.

Lancer Glenn Hodges
Lancer Glenn Hodges was born on December 21, 1969 at Washington, Missouri to the union of Leonard and Wanda Hodges and passed away on December 1, 2001 at Phelps County Regional Medical Center of Rolla at the age of 31 years.
On October 6, 1992, he was united in marriage to Sharee Fodge. Three boys were born to this union, Lancer Jr., Aaron and Kohl.
Lancer loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing along with other sports.
He also loved watching the boys grow up and active in sports.
Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his loving wife Sharee Hodges and three sons, Lancer, Aaron and Kohl; his mother Wanda Hodges of Leasburg; two brothers, Steve and Randy Hodges, of Cuba, Missouri; three sisters, Linda McKinney of Arkansas, Kathy Coleman of Cuba, Missouri and Tina Hopkins of St. Clair, Missouri; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Lancer was a loving husband, father, son and good friend to all who knew him. He will be sadly missed.
Lancer was in state at Bell Funeral Home in Pacific, Missouri. Funeral services were held on December 6, 2001 at the Bell Funeral Home with Father Richard Stevens officiating. Interment was in the Anaconda Cemetery in Anaconda, Missouri. 

Delma Ruth Martin
Delma Ruth Martin nee Alexander was born Tuesday, January 17, 1911, a daughter of the late Ferd Alexander and Orpha (Cummins) Alexander. She entered into eternal rest Saturday, December 1, 2001 at the Gibbs Care Center, Steelville, Missouri, at the age of 90 years, 10 months and 14 days.
On November 24, 1937 Delma was united in marriage to Kenneth William Martin. Three sons and two daughters were born to this union. Her husband preceded her in death, as did two sons, Kenneth William Martin, Jr. and Robert Terry Martin. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Ray Alexander and Noel Alexander and wife Dollie.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her two daughters, Twyla Martin of Decatur, Georgia and Wanda Ransom; one son Jerry Martin and wife Luci; one brother Joseph Alexander and wife Geraldine all of Steelville, Missouri; sister-in-law, Koradine Alexander of Cuba, Missouri.
Grandchildren, Jeryl Sue Martin, Tracy Garrison and husband Mark, Chris Ransom and wife Alisha, Mike Ransom and wife Mary, Randy Lewis and wife Cindy, Spencer Jones and wife Linda, Terri Guese and husband Jerry, all of Steelville, Missouri, Lisa Hughes of Cuba, Missouri, Sonny Turnbough and wife Sharon of Cherryville, Missouri, and Gina Tetley and husband Scott of Jefferson City, Missouri; a number of great and great great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Delma was saved and baptized while in high school. She was a very active member of the First Baptist Church, Steelville for almost fifty years. She taught Sunday school, served as church treasurer, WMU director, church hostess and many other capacities.
After her retirement as a bookkeeper at First Community Bank, Steelville, she worked for Dr. George Vineyard and Gladden Greenhouse. Prior to her marriage she taught school at Earls, Daniels, Cherryville, Scotia, Slowensky and Davisville.
Delma Ruth Martin lay in state 4-8 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2001 at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2001 in the Britton Chapel with Dr. Cardis Bryan officiating. Musical selections were provided by pianist Carolyn Hawkins and vocalist Edward Jones, Joyce Vaughn, Robert and Kay Housewright.
Committal prayers and interment were in Freeman Cemetery, Cherryville, Missouri. Serving as pallbearers were Randy and Thomas Lewis, Chris and Mike Ransom, Josh and Jered Garrison. Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Emily Jean Richardson
Emily Jean Richardson (nee Ogle) was born Saturday, May 13, 1933, at Keysville, Missouri, a daughter of the late Arthur Stafford Ogle and Naomi Elizabeth (Coleman) Ogle. She entered eternal life Saturday, December 1, 2001, at the Gibbs Care Center, Steelville, Missouri, at the age of 68 years, six months and 18 days.
On April 22, 1950, at the home of Rev. Sam Roper in Steelville, Missouri, Jean was united in marriage to Thomas Lester Richardson. Three daughters were born to this union. They enjoyed 49 years together before his death, September 11, 1999.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her three devoted daughters, Elizabeth Jean Hinch and husband Gary, Barbara Ann Lewis and husband Larry, all of Steelville, Missouri, Edna Marie Davidson and husband Gary of Warrenville, Illinois; one brother, Tom Ogle and wife Billie of West Covina, California; two sisters, Betty Swyers and Opal Edgar and husband Rueben of Sligo, Missouri.
Six grandchildren, Ann Hinch of Knoxville, Tennessee, Christina Hinch and Daniel Lewis of Steelville, Missouri, Joshua, Laura and Kate Davidson of Warrenville, Illinois.
Brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Walter and Carol Richardson of O'Fallon, Missouri, Vernice Richardson and Mildred Cowan of Steelville, Missouri; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to Tom and her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Lewis Ogle; two sisters, Alice and husband Arthur Burke and Edna and husband Fred Shular; one granddaughter, Liza Marie Lewis.
Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clifford Swyers, Frank Richardson, Bill Richardson, George Richardson, Clarence Richardson, Vera McLeRoy, Edith Coffman, Pearl Lutzenberger, Oma Hartung, Ima Lee Richardson, Evie Richardson and Goldie Richardson.
Emily Jean Richardson lay in state 4-8 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2001, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 3, 2001, in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating.
Committal prayers and interment were in the Keysville Cemetery, Keysville, Missouri. 
Serving as pallbearers were Gary Hinch, Larry Lewis, Gary and Joshua Davidson, Rocky Swyers and Bill Edgar.
Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Velma Blue Sanders
Velma Blue Sanders of Sullivan, Mo., passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2001 at the age of 84 years.
Velma was born on October 30, 1917 in Rolla, Mo. to Joe and Dovie Leona (Sisco) Vitzthum. On October 4, 1935 she was joined in marriage to Gene Blue. They were happily married for over fifty years, and had five children together. In 1958 she and her family moved to St. Louis. Velma then moved to Sullivan in 1978. Throughout her adult years, she primarily served her family as a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. Velma enjoyed sewing, cooking, and just being with her family. She was also a member of the Church of God in Newburg, Mo. She will be remembered and cherished as a very loving, caring, and generous person.
She is survived by four sons, Perry Blue and wife, Judyee, of Mary Esther, Florida, Jimmie Blue of Victor, Montana, Ken Blue and wife, Nova, and Larry Blue and wife, Rita, all of Bourbon, Mo.; one daughter, Joyce Bennett of Affton, Mo.; one brother, Lee Vitzthum and wife, Dorothy, of Springfield, Mo.; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Velma was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Alph Vitzthum.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2001 from the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Reverend Wilson Davis officiating. Interment was in the Rolla City Cemetery. Visitation hours were from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2001 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.

Gladine Edith Wilkinson
Gladine Edith Wilkinson nee Allen was born on Sunday, November 26, 1911, at Potosi, Missouri, a daughter of the late John Willie Allen and Annie Melinda Allen (nee Bays). She entered eternal rest Monday, December 3, 2001, at the Stonecrest Healthcare, Viburnum, Missouri at the age of 90 years and 7 days.
On April 7, 1933, in Steelville, Missouri, Gladine was united in marriage to Laben Matson Wilkinson. Three daughters were born to this union. He preceded her in death, as did one daughter, Annetta Gillam (nee Wilkinson).
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are two devoted daughters, Wanda Hedrick of Steelville, Missouri and Jean Beeman and husband Roger of Viburnum, Missouri; son-in-law Charles Gillam of Viburnum; sisters-in-law Flora Coffman and Virginia Wilkinson of Steelville, Missouri.
Six grandchildren, Mark Beeman and wife Sharon of Viburnum, Missouri, Mike Beeman and wife Summer of Fenton, Missouri, Jim Beeman and wife Sue of High Ridge, Missouri, Beverly and husband Dennis Callahan of Cherryville, Missouri, Krista and husband Jeff Wigger of Farmington, Missouri, and David Hedrick and wife Evelyn of Steelville, Missouri; ten great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to her parents, her husband and one daughter, she was preceded in death by one sister, Edna Allen; one brother George Allen; son-in-law Charles Buford Hedrick; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Johnny and Ruth Snow, Clem and Bessie Wilkinson, Larry Wilkinson, Evelyn and Joe Sherock and George Coffman.
Gladine Edith Wilkinson lay in state 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2001 at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2001, in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Michael Knight officiating. Musical selections were provided by Evelyn Hedrick.
Committal prayers and interment were in Shoal Creek Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri. Serving as pallbearers were Mark and Mike Beeman, Bob and Ron Leasor and David and Nick Hedrick. Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. 

Edith May Coppedge
Edith May Coppedge (nee Payne) was born Tuesday, January 14, 1908 in Steelville, Mo. to the late William Edward Payne and Ella May Westover Payne and departed this life Saturday, January 19, 2002 at the Gibbs Care Center in Steelville, Mo. at the age of 94 years and 5 days.
Edith married James Whitmire Hammond on May 23, 1936 and he passed away in 1971. She later married William James Coppedge in 1973 and he passed away on December 11, 1984.
Edith accepted the Lord and was a member of the Centerpoint Baptist Church in Steelville, Mo.
She was a hard worker; she enjoyed tending her flowers and was kept young by keeping up with Tina.
Edith was preceded in death by her husbands, James Whitmire Hammond, and William James Coppedge, her daughter Vicki Lynn Hammond Topping and her stepson William Coppedge, and her three brothers Ken, Harry, and Gerald Payne, her sister-in-law Reable Payne.
Those who remain to mourn her passing are her loving son Michael Hammond and wife Donna of Centralia, Illinois; her daughter Tina Coppedge of Steelville, Mo.; her grandchildren Jerry Hammond of Florissant, Mo.; Jane Hammond of Bonita Springs, FL; John Hammond of Los Angeles, California; Julia Hammond of Centralia, Illinois; and great-grandson Justin Hammond of Belleville, Illinois; one sister-in-law Dixie Payne of Steelville, Mo.; nieces, cousins, relatives and friends all who will fondly remember and sadly miss Edith May Coppedge.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2002 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Mo. with Rev. Delmar B. Hutson officiating. Paul Hutson sang How Great Thou Art, and In the Garden accompanied by Dorothy Hutson on the piano.
Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2002 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Mo.
Burial was in the Steelville Cemetery in Steelville, Mo.
All arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Mo.

Lytle "Junior" England
Lytle England was born Sunday, January 30, 1921 in Cherryville, Mo. to the late Lytle Franklin England and Tressie Ada Martin England and passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2002 at the Beverly Health Care Center in Sullivan, Mo. at the age of 80 years, 11 months, and 23 days.
Lytle entered the United States Army on October 26, 1942 and active duty on November 9, 1942 serving his Country faithfully during World War II participating in the Rome-Amo, No Apennines, and the Po Valley Campaigns.
He received 3 bronze stars; Good Conduct Medal, Dist. Unit Bade, European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon, 2 Overseas Bars, and the American Theatre Campaign Ribbon. He was honorably discharged on November 6, 1945.
Lytle married Mary Lou Westover December 25, 1946 in Steelville, Mo. at the home of the Rev. Uncle Sam Roper in front of his fireplace, and to this union 5 children were born.
Lytle accepted the Lord and was a member of the Steelville Presbyterian Church. He was a past member of the VFW in Steelville, Mo.
Lytle was a hard worker working in the timber industry, sawmills, Brown Shoe Company, and last at the Fisherman Dude Ranch Fish Hatchery. He enjoyed mechanic work, working on his truck. He loved his family and was very proud of his grandchildren.
Lytle was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Jack and Glen England, his half-sister Nina Waller, son-in-law Wayne Henry, two brother-in-laws Bernard "Doc" Halbert, and Lee Waller.
Those who remain to mourn his passing are his loving wife Mary Lou England of the home in Steelville, Mo.; his children Terry England and wife Sharon, Jack England, Nancy Henry, Martha Sellers, all of Steelville, Mo. and Barbara Britton and husband Mike of Meta, Mo.
Three brothers Kermit England and wife Marie of Fenton, Mo. Loftus England and wife Joan of Town and Country, Mo.; and Curtis England of Steelville, Mo.; one sister Ina Halbert of Steelville, Mo.
Seven grandchildren, Charla Sellers of Cuba, Mo.; Sarah Woods and husband Jimmy of Steelville, Mo.; Brian Sellers and wife Kathy of Steelville, Mo.; Bradley England and wife Amy of Steelville, Mo.; Ben England and wife Becky of Spokane, Washington; Jerad England and wife Heather of Rolla, Mo.; and Travis Pogue of Meta, Mo.
Six great-grandchildren, Lindsie Woods, Ethan Woods, Tristan Woods, Connor England, Elijah England, and Abigail England, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends all who sadly miss and fondly remember Lytle England.
Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2002 at the Hutson Funeral Home
The funeral service was held 11 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2002 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Mo. with Rev. Dale Starr and Rev. Charles Likely officiating. Jerry Beers sang Go Rest On That Mountain.
Pallbearers were Brian Sellers, Bradley England, Ben England, Jerad England, Travis Pogue, Jimmy Woods, and Mike Britton.
Burial was in the Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, Mo.
All arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Mo.

Betty Kay Kientzel
Betty Kay Kientzel was born in St. Charles, Mo. on October 18, 1959 to Edward Paul Steele and Grace Taylor Steele. She passed away Sunday, January 20, 2002 in her home, at the age of 42 years, 3 months and 2 days.
Betty worked several years as a waitress before moving to Rolla. Some of her hobbies were writing, playing piano, swimming, boating, and fishing.
Those who preceded her in death were her parents, twin brother Paul Edward Steele, sister Roberta Schulz, and an infant son.
Those who remain to mourn her passing are her three children, Angela Christine Carter of St. Charles, Mo., Krystal Kay Kientzel of Cuba, Mo. and Kyle Thomas Kientzel of Steelville, Mo.; brother and sisters John D. Cottingham and wife Blanche of St. Peters, Mo., Rebecca Haferkamp and husband Glenn of Cuba, Mo., Joanne Mittelbuscher and husband Wayne of St. Charles, Mo.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 26, 2002, 2 p.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Mo. with Rev. Mike Hannah officiating.
Visitation was held on Saturday, January 26, 2002, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the children for expenses that have been incurred.
All arrangements were under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Mo.

Myrleen McKenzie
Myrleen McKenzie nee Dull was born at Rush Hill, Mo. on March 1, 1923 to Harry and Edna Goodrich Dull. She passed away on January 23, 2002 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. at the age of 78 years, 10 months and 22 days.
Myrleen was united in marriage to John P. McKenzie on June 19, 1943 in Mexico, Mo. and to this union two children were born.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Cuba, Mo. since moving here in 1985. She enjoyed spending time with friends at the Senior Center where she ate lunch every day.
Those who preceded her in death were her parents, husband John, one brother Maurice Dull and one sister Lucille Morgan Hayden.
Those who remain to mourn her passing are her children: Wayne McKenzie and wife Linda of Cedar Hill, Mo., and Linda Absher and husband Barrye of Midlothian, Virginia; five grandchildren, Aaron, Brian, Carrie, and Danielle McKenzie and Lisa R. Keasler; and one great-grandson Austin McKenzie; two brothers Lloyd Dull of Hyattsville, Maryland and Melvin Dull of North Pekin, Illinois, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, January 25, 2002 at First Baptist Church, Cuba, Mo. with Rev. Eric Smith officiating.
Funeral services were held at Arnold Funeral Home, Mexico, Mo. on Saturday, January 26, 2002 at 1:30 p.m. Interment at the East Lawn Memorial Park, Mexico, Mo.
Memorials may be given to the Cuba Senior Center, Cuba, Mo. 
Local arrangements were under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Mo. 

Mark Merrill Meyer
Mark Merrill Meyer was born in St. Louis, Mo. to Donald Meyer and Ettmae Coons Meyer on April 20, 1956. He passed away January 24, 2002 at Arlington Villa Nursing Home, Arlington, Texas at the age of 45 years, 9 months and 4 days.
Mark married Sandra Kay Tilley on June 13, 1981 in St. Louis, Mo. They moved to Allen, Texas where they made their home for 15 years. While living there, Mark was employed as an equipment operator. His hobbies were fishing and hunting.
Those who preceded him in death were his grandparents, father, and infant grandson.
Those who remain to mourn his passing are his wife Sandra, three daughters, Stephanie Ann Meyer and Amy Meyer of St. Louis, Mo. and Mandalyn Spink of Dallas, Texas; one granddaughter Alyssa Moore of St. Louis, Mo.; his mother Ettmae Coons Meyer of Milwakie, Oregon; three brothers Randy, Brian, and Kirk Meyer, and sister Evelyn Osborn, all of Milwakie, Oregon; mother-in-law Ruby Bischof and husband Walter of Paducah, Kentucky; and brother-in-law Randy Tilley of St. Louis, Mo.
Funeral services were Monday, January 28, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Mo. with Rev. Delmar B. Hutson officiating. Burial was in Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Mo.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2002 at Hutson Funeral Chapel. All arrangements were under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Mo.

Ernest E. (Ernie) Payne
Ernest E. (Ernie) Payne of High Ridge, Missouri, passed away January 21, 2002, at his home. He was born on May 23, 1921, in Cherryville, Missouri, the son of the late Cornelius V. and May Alice (nee McWhorter) Payne. He was 80 years, 7 months and 28 days of age.
On June 17, 1940, in Salem, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Edna L. (nee Clonts) Payne who survives.
He is also survived by: his children, Darlene and husband Lester Weatherby of Sullivan, Missouri, Ernest and wife Mary Payne of Marion County, Arkansas, Jim and wife Charoltte Payne of House Springs, Missouri and Diane and husband Howard Fields of High Ridge, Missouri; by 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Four sisters, Addie Coleman of Steelville, Missouri, Bertha Payne of Steelville, Missouri, Vergie Benton of Hillsboro, Missouri and Marie Waller of St. Louis County, Missouri.
Ernest Payne was a life member of Steelville, Missouri VFW Post and was a member of the machinist union. He was also a Master Mechanic for Wetterau Food Incorporation and was a great electrician. In his spare time he loved coon hunting and had been known to hunt all night long and enjoyed fishing.
Visitation was held at Chapel Hill Mortuary in Cedar Hill, Missouri from 2-9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2002. Funeral services were held at Chapel Hill Mortuary at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2002.
Interment followed at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Cedar Hill, Missouri.

Elsie Mabel Scott
Elsie Mabel Scott nee Mason was born Monday, April 19, 1915, a daughter of the late Charles Leonard Mason and Cora Edith (Brown) Mason.
She entered eternal rest Saturday, January 19, 2002, at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Sullivan, Mo., at the age of 86 years, and 9 months.
Elsie was united in marriage to Freeman Austin Scott, son of Floyd A. Scott and Nina Mae Scott Reeves (nee Walker), June 14, 1935 in Steelville by Rev. Maxwell, pastor of First Baptist Church. Her father and his brother attended them. They enjoyed over sixty-five years together before his death, May 25, 2001.
She worked, while raising their for children, two sons and two daughters, in local businesses, Steelville Supply Store, Greigs Super Market, Brown Shoe Company, the Soldiers Home in St. James, and alongside Freeman on their farm. One of her hobbies was making quilts.
They attended the Free Will Baptist Church in Cuba, Mo. When she and Freeman moved to be near their daughter, Nina, they became members of Lesterville First Baptist Church. Her Christianity was something she lived at all times as a woman of faith and a faithful friend.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are two daughters, Nina and husband Doug Fitzgerald of Middlebrook, Mo., Minnie and husband John Crisan of Louisiana, Mo.; two sons, Freeman A. Scott, Jr. and wife Cynthia of Kilgore, Texas and Donald Scott and wife Judy of Maryland Heights, Mo.
Two sisters-in-law, Virgie Mason of Belgrade, Mo. and Pansy Scott of Steelville, Mo.; eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Calvin, Cecil and Malcom Mason and three sisters, May Miner and husband Virgil, Tressie Schweinfurter and husband Andrew, and Naomi Mason, brother-in-law, Charles Walter Scott and sister-in-law, Sibyl Campbell.
Elsie Mabel Scott lay in state 4-7 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2002, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2002, in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Delmar Hutson and Rev. Bill Jackson officiating.
Prelude by Lauren Meyer, great-granddaughter. Special music by Scottye Adkins and Sammye Gail White, granddaughters.
Committal prayers and interment were in Liberty Cemetery, Steelville, Mo. Honoring their grandmother and/or great-grandmother as pallbearers were Eric Adkins, Jason Bratcher, Mike Edgar, Neil Fitzgerald, Mike Klinghammer, Dwayne Meyer, Ross Richardson and Dennis White. Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Donald Ray Skaggs
Donald "Don" Ray Skaggs was born Wednesday, May 20, 1942, in Steelville, Mo., a son of the late Rev. Herman Skaggs and Hildred E. (Caringer) Skaggs.
He departed this life Saturday, January 19, 2002, at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Sullivan, Mo., at the age of 59 years, 7 months and 29 days.
Among those who remain to mourn his passing are his daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Bill Moede of Tulsa, Oklahoma; one grandson, Luke Moede; one granddaughter, Ashylan Moede also of Tulsa, Oklahoma; a special friend, Judy Gander of Eureka, Mo.
Four brothers and three sisters, Leon Skaggs and wife Margie of Virginia, Geraldine and husband Gilbert Sellers of Davisville, Mo., William Skaggs and wife Mary of Arnold, Mo., Marvin Skaggs and wife Barbara of St. Louis, Mo., Gary Skaggs and wife Linda, and Mary Shrout, all of Cherryville, Mo., and Kathy Sarros and fiancee Mike Reeves of House Springs, Mo.
Three aunts and one uncle, Radis and Norma Skaggs of Viburnum, Mo., Lorene Riggs of Cherryville, Mo. and Gerene Coleman of Pevely, Mo.; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Don was very active in Cuba Lions Club. At the time of his death he held the office of President. He was the owner and operator of Don's Diner in Steelville.
Donald Ray Skaggs lay in state 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2002, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2002, in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Harry White officiating. He was eulogized by Tammy Moore, Joy Baumbach and Bill Moede. Musical selections were provided by Wendy Clouse.
Committal prayers and interment was in Shoal Creek Cemetery, Steelville, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were Pete Buckert, David, Mike and Steve Skaggs, George Rathgeber and Allan Sellers. Honorary pallbearers were Bryan Baumbach, Luke Moede and Dave Skaggs.
Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Jennie Leota Steuber
Jennie Leota Steuber of Cuba, Mo. was born on August 11, 1904 at Leasburg, Mo. to the union of James Louis Fulton and Jennie Ethel Fulton nee Diresbach and passed away on January 20, 2002 at Cuba, Mo. at the age of 97 years, 5 months and 9 days.
On November 12, 1927 Jennie was united in marriage to Homer Carlisle at Leasburg, Mo. Two sons, James and Edward, and one daughter, Wilma, were born to this union. Homer preceded Jennie in death on October 5, 1947.
In January of 1950 Jennie was united in marriage to George Steuber at Cuba, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 23, 1981.
Jennie was a homemaker and a long time resident of Crawford County. She was a member of the Leasburg American Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Wilma E. Carlisle; two sisters Glen Evans and Sarah Stuckey, and two brothers, Louis Fulton and Thomas Fulton.
Those who survive to mourn her passing from this life are her two sons James A. Carlisle and wife Barbara and Edward Carlisle and wife Cleo; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Jennie was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister, good friend to all who knew her and will be sadly missed.
Jennie Leota (Fulton) Steuber was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo. where an American Legion Auxiliary service was held on Friday, January 25, 2002 at 7 p.m. by the Leasburg American Legion Auxiliary. Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 26, 2002 at 10 a.m. at the Britton Chapel, Cuba, Mo. with Rev. Charles Ledbetter officiating. Interment was in the Lea Cemetery, Leasburg, Mo. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo.


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