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Allen A. Pikey, Jr., age 69, of
Blackwell, MO passed away September 3, 2009 at his residence in
Blackwell, MO. He was a Machinist at Emerson Electric; retired from JP
Manufacturing. Born August 18, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the
son of the late Allen A. Sr. and Agnes (nee Elgin) Pikey. He is
survived by his wafe Sandra June (nee Roberts) Pikey, Blackwell, MO and
Children: Donna (Darrin) Zanitsch, St. James, MO, Timothy Pikey,
Houston, TX (preceded in death by one son, Allen Pikey, III) One
Daughter-in-Law: Kimberly Pikey, St. Charles, MO; Brothers & Sisters:
Three Brothers: David (Vada) Pikey, De Soto, MO, James (Sue) Pikey,
Perry, MO, Tom Pikey, Granite City, IL; Grandchildren: Mark Pikey,
Stephen Zanitsch, Heather Zanitsch, Drew Pikey, Jacqueline Pikey;
Great-Grandchildren: Military Information: U.S. Army. Member of Church:
Pine Valley Full Gospel Church. Funeral Service Date and Time: Sunday,
September 6, 2009 @ 2:00 PM. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead
Funeral Home. Officiating: Wayne Trusdale. Visitation: Saturday,
September 5, 2009 5 PM – 8 PM. Funeral arrangements under the direction
of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.
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Virginia Coleman, DeSoto, entered into rest on September 6, 2009 at Baisch Nursing Center at the age of 86 years, 3 months and 20 days. Born in House Springs on May 17, 1923; she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Katherine (Kuhn) Schmitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson J. Coleman, Sr. She is survived by four sons: Nelson (Bonnie) Coleman, Jr, Hartselle, Alabama, Dennis (Glenda) Coleman, DeSoto, Edward (Betty) Coleman, Union, and David (Mary) Coleman, Florissant; five daughters: JoAnn (Paul) Boyer, Fenton, Carolyn (Harry) Dean, Imperial, Jean (Rick) Barton, DeSoto, Sandy (Donnie Miller) Coleman, Cedar Hill, and Terri (Tony) Canania, Imperial; one brother, Elmer (Claudia) Schmitt , DeSoto; 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters: Margaret Coleman and Barbara Coleman. Mrs. Coleman was a cutter for the DeSoto Shoe Factory. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, the Columbia Ann's, and the Daughters of Isabella. Father Alex Anderson will officiate the funeral mass. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel.
Ruth "Bernice" (Batchelor) Woodson, 83, entered into rest Sun, Sept 6, 2009 in Jefferson City, MO. Born Aug 6, 1926, in DeSoto, MO, to the late George & Ruth (Scott) Batchelor. She is preceded in death by her husband, William "Peck" Woodson. She retired from JRMC after 25 yrs of service. She is survived by a son, David (Debbie) Woodson; daughters: Sondra (June) Kempker, Lora McDonald and Vickie Rhives; brother, Richard Batchelor; sisters: Helen Geiler and Isabella "Mary" (Bob) Fairchild; 13 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild. Service was Wed, Sept 9, 2009 at Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus, MO
|Teddie "Ted" Weddington, Hillsboro, entered into rest on September 7, 2009 in the DeGreeff Hospice House in St. Louis County, at the age of 65 years, 10 months, and 27 days. Born October 11, 1943 in Wynne, Arkansas; he was the son of Elsie (Loyd) Browning of Arkansas. He is survived by his wife, Ruth (Begley) Weddington of Hillsboro; two sons: Randy (Karen) Weddington, Hillsboro and Michael Weddington of St. Louis; a daughter, Peggy (Bill) Williams of Fort Smith, Arkansas; six grandchildren: Zachary, Molly, Megan, Emily, Eddie and Jake; and two great-grandchildren: Austin and Aiden; and one sister, Sammie (Roy) Williams of Arkansas. Mr. Weddington was in the security department for Anheuser Busch. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, painting and gardening. He loved his John Deere Tractor and loved his family. He was a member of the Hillsboro Christian Church. Reverend Gene Moses officiated the funeral service at Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel. Burial was private. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel.|
|Troy L. "Nortie" Harris, Bonne Terre, entered into rest on September 10, 2009 at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, at the age of 43 years, 9 months and 11 days. Born November 30, 1965 in Crystal City; he was the son of Carl and Joyce (Sampson) Harris. He is survived by his loving wife, Carolann (Jackson) Harris of Bonne Terre. He is also survived by a daughter, Mekayla Harris of Bonne Terre; a brother Todd (Rebecca) Harris of Fenton and a sister, Dawn (Steve) Willcutt) Richwoods. He was preceded in death by his brother, Keith Harris in July. Mr. Harris was retired medically from the United States Army National Guard. He is a veteran of the United States Army, having served during Iraq Freedom. He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and he belonged to a gun club. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Father Alex Anderson will officiate the funeral mass with burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel.|
Alicia M. (Coble) Kozloski, DeSoto, entered into rest at Jefferson Regional Medical Center on September 10, 2009 at the age of 34 years and 19 days. Born August 22, 1975 in Crystal City; she was the daughter of Harold and Judy (Harbin) Coble of DeSoto. Ms. Kozloski is survived by her parent and two daughters: Alexis Coble and Anna Kozloski both of DeSoto; one sister Elizabeth (Chip) Johnston of Valles Mines. She was preceded in death by her grandparents: George and Georgia Harbin and Ivan and Ila Coble. Ms. Kozloski was a homemaker; she enjoyed horseback riding, loved reading and worked at the Food Panty. She was a member of the DeSoto Community Church of God. Pastor Steve Leach and Pastor Gene Moses will officiate the funeral service. Burial was in Duck Creek Cemetery in Puxico, Missouri. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel.
|Sylvia Parker, (formerly of DeSoto) entered into rest on September 11, 2009 at St. Joseph Manor in Bryan, Texas at the age of 89 years, 8 months and 26 days. Born December 16, 1919 in Racola, Missouri; she was the daughter of the late Thomas F. and Nelia (Boyer) Thebeau. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Russell Parker. She is survived by a son, Thomas (Virginia) Parker, College Station, Texas and a daughter, Nancy Kennison of San Antonio, Texas; and one sister Angelia Shepard of Georgia; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Parker was a homemaker and a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Father Alex Anderson will officiate the funeral mass with burial at Calvary Cemetery, DeSoto. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel.|
Stacy S. (Gier) Hamilton, 34, of Festus, MO entered into rest Sat, Sept 12, 2009 at St Anthony's Medical Ctr, St Louis. She was born May 29, 1975 in Fenton, MO. She was an administrative assistant at Disabilty Resource Association in Crystal City, MO. She is survived by husband, Robert "Terry" Hamilton; daughter, Lisa Hamilton; son, Robert T. "Bobby" Hamilton, Jr; father and stepmother, Richard Lee & Mary Gier of Fenton; brother, Scott (Kim) Connelly of Indiana. She is preceded in death by her mother, Rhonda Lisa "Ronnie" (Sauer) Gier. Service was Sat, Sept 19, 2009 at Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus, MO
D. Mae Elliott,
Hillsboro, entered into rest on September
13, 2009 at her residence at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 20 days.
Born February 24, 1927 in Missouri; she was the daughter of the late
Albert and Enola (Wagner) LaPlant. She was preceded in death by her
loving husband of 50 plus years, Clifford B. "Doc" Elliott. She is
survived by four daughters: Dianne (Joe) Allen, Colorado, Denise
(Russell) Parks, DeSoto, Charmaine (Dave) Alderson, O'Fallon, and
Collette (Norman) Vinyard of Bonne Terre; ten grandchildren: Lisa,
Brian, Ross, Amber, Zachary, Natalie, Joey, Saes, Suzanne and Sara; nine
grear-grandchildren: Isaac, Nathan, Luke, Victoria, Tyler, Blake,
Thatcher, Autumn and Gage. She was also preceded in death by a brother
Albert "Benny" LaPlant. Mrs. Elliott was a homemaker. She loved to
bowl, enjoyed hunting, reading and working crossword puzzles. Burial
was private at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Arrangements were
under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel.
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Ruth M. (Overberg) Buechting, 87, of Festus, MO entered into rest Sept 14, 2009 at Jefferson Regional Medical Ctr, Crystal City, MO. She was born May 22, 1922 in New Baden, IL. She had owned Overberg Draperies. Preceded in death by her husband, Fred "Jiggs" Buechting. Survived by son, Donald (Jan) Buechting of Festus, MO; daughters: Linda (Gerry) Simmons of Hermitage, MO and Janice West of Festus, MO; 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband she is preceded in death by son, James Buechting. Service was Fri,Sept 18, 2009 at Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus.
G.A. Schaefer III, 61, of Crystal City entered into rest Sept 14, 2009 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis. He was born Oct 27, 1947 in Cape Girardeau, MO. He had been a supervisor at Dow Chemical Corp. He is survived by his wife, Mary Sue (Reiminger) Schaefer; sons: Derek Schaefer of Crystal City, MO and Tyler (Megan) Schaefer of Glasgow, MT; daughter, Dana (Tim) White; 2 grandchildren: Tyson & Kyla White. Mass was Thurs, Sept 17, 2009 at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Crystal City. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Arrangements by Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus.
|Sadie M. Ketchum, 91, of DeSoto entered into rest September 15, 2009 at Hillcrest Care Center. Mrs. Ketcum was a homemaker. She was a member of Citizens for Better Government and the 4-H Club. Born May 30, 1918 in Blackwell, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary Minnie (Courtway) Sansoucie. She was preceded in death by her husband: David F. Ketchum. She is survived by one daughter, Linda Boyer of DeSoto; one son, David A. Ketchum of Frumet; one brother, Willis (Betty) Sansoucie of Festus; one sister, Dora Backer of Arnold; six grandchildren, eight great-granchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Juanita DeClue; three brothers: Johnnie Sansoucie, Ernest Sansoucie and Chris Sansoucie; one sister, Rose Smith; one brother-in-law, Paul Backer; one son-in-law, Jerry Boyer and one daughter-in-law, Shirley Ketchum. Funeral services were held September 20, at Mahn Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Jim Owens. Burial was in Mount Olive Cemetery in DeSoto. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.|
Richards was born on May 28, 1922 in Bunker Hill, IL. She was the
daughter of George & Susie (nee O'Brien) Landon. She died on September
15, 2009 at the age of 87. She
is survived by one daughter, Debbie (Bob) Stonecipher of Troy, IL; three
sons, Bill (Sue) Richards of Catawissa, MO; Mark Richards of De Soto,
MO; and Steve (Pam) Richards of De Soto, MO; Grandchildren, Billy
Richards & Matthew (Sarah R.) Stonecipher; Great Grandchildren Tyler,
Carson, Stella & Andrew Stonecipher. She was
preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Phillip E.
Richards; grandson, Jonathan (Sarah A.) Stonecipher; four brothers,
Jack, Tony, Marion, & Richard Landon; and one sister, Esther Landon.
|David E. Kopp, 55, of DeSoto entered into rest September 17, 2009 in DeSoto. Mr. Kopp was a carpenter superintendent with Volk Construction Co. Born July 26, 1954 in St. Louis, he was the son of the late Orville and Melba (Gilstrap) Kopp. He is survived by his wife, Dianne (Heimos) Kopp of DeSoto; one daughter, Michelle (Chris) Conway of Bonne Terre; two sons: Christopher Kopp of DeSoto and Kyle Kopp of DeSoto; and four brothers: Floyd (Karyn) Kopp of Sherman, Texas, Gary (Connie) Kopp of Arnold, Roger (Mary) Kopp of Nixa and Mark (Helen) Grewe of DeSoto. Funeral services and burial were private. Arrangments were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.|
|Billy Jo Shepherd, 59 of DeSoto passed away on September 16, 2009 in DeSoto. Mr. Shepherd owned his own business. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Amvets Post #48. Born October 25, 1949 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Thurman and Florene (Salzman) Shepherd. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Debbie Shepherd of DeSoto, one son, Chad (Jeanette) Shepherd of Meeker, Colorado; one step-daughter, Angie (Matt) Piry of St. Louis; two step-sons: Clint (Michelle) Hastings of Poplar Bluff and Clay (Lisa) Hastings of DeSoto; three brothers, Dale (Diane) Shepherd of Festus, Larry (Teresa) Shepherd of Festus and Gerald "Jerry" (Carol) Shepherd of Hillsboro; two sisters: Darlene Shepherd of Festus and Beverly Meremonte of St. Charles. Funeral services were held Sept 21 at Mahn Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Jim Owens. Burial was in Peaceful Ridge Cemetery in DeSoto. Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.|
|Henrietta Hance, 84, of DeSoto passed away September 21, 2009 at Fountainbleau Nursing Center. Mrs. Hance was a zipper assembler at Talon Corporation. Born November 7, 1924, in Missouri she was the daughter of the late John H and Queen Victoria (Enlow) Jackson. She was preceded in death by two husbands; Wallace M. Bennett and Elmer A. Hance. She is survived by one son, William Bennett of DeSoto; and three nieces: Rita, Doris Jean and Mary Ann. She was preceded in death by one brother, Leo Jackson; and three sisters: Alma, Mabel and Pauline. Funeral services and burial were private. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.|
Janice L. Carson, 54, of DeSoto, passed away on September 25, 2009 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. Mrs. Carson was a homemaker and was retired from American Cleaners. Born June 17, 1955 in California, she was the daughter of the late Frederick A and Margery (Cargill) Johnson. She is survived by her husband, Jeff Carson of DeSoto; two sons: Jason Johnson of Dittmer and Jeffery Winkelmann of North Carolina; two daughters: Tiffany (Bill) Sweitzer of Farmington and Andrea Winklemann of St. Louis; two sisters: Lisa Joy Johnson of Ohio and Julie (Neal) Waldman of Massachusetts; one brother, Tom Johnson of Ohio; and two grandchildren: Adrienne and Elizabeth. Funeral services were held Sept. 29 at Mahn Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Gene Moses. Buriasl was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery . Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of the Central States, 2400 Troost Ave., Suite 4300, Kansas City, MO 64108-9736. Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.
Jackson, 77 of DeSoto passed away Sept.
29, 2009 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. Mrs.
Jackson was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of DeSoto.
Born March 16, 1932, in Festus, she was the daughter of the late Earl
and Mary E. (Walker) Keyton.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Tom Jackson Sr. of DeSoto;
one daughter, Mildred E. "Millie" (Ron) Starwalt of DeSoto; one brother,
James (Diane) Keyton of Olathe, Kansas; five grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Dr. Tom
Jackson Jr; one daughter, Cindie Breeze; and two brothers: Robert Keyton
and William Keyton. Funeral services were held October 2, at First
Baptist Church of DeSoto, officiated by the Rev. Jeremy Muniz. Burial
was in Woodlawn Cemetery in DeSoto. Memorials may be made to First
Baptist Church Building Fund, 400 Boyd St., DeSoto, 63020. Arrangements
were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.