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Stanley Wayne Gilmore, 69, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Thursday, Sept.
14, 2017, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov.
1, 1947 in Poplar Bluff to the late Douglas Gilmore and Rosie W.
Shelton Gilmore. He was a long time resident of Poplar Bluff. He was
of the Baptist faith.
November 25,1974, he married Janet M. Anderson in Poplar Bluff..
Stan was a machine operator for Florsheim Shoe Co., Handy Things
Plastic, and Mo-Ark Plasitcs. He enjoyed Cardinal baseball and
watching games on TV, playing bingo and spending time with family and
Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Kirk L. Weatherford and
wife Karla of Poplar Bluff, one sister Sue DeArman and husband Gary
of Dexter; one granddaughter Nicole Weatherford; and several nephews
and nieces and great nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be Monday, Sept.18, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Fitch-Hillis
Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral will follow at 12:00 PM. Burial will
be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Rev. J.C. Bryant and Rev. Cathrine Bryant
Hubert Ezell, 75, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died September 21, 2017 at
Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was a long time resident of
He was born October 22, 1940 in Doniphan, Mo. to the late Woodrow
Ezell and Goldie Emmons. He was of the Baptist faith.
Hubert worked as a factory custodian. He enjoyed reading his Bible
He is survived by two sons, Jack L. Ezell of Cowden, Il. and Ronnie J.
Ezell of Grandin, Mo.; three daughters, Donna M. Carter of Hunter,
Mo., Patricia Roberts of Grandin, Mo., Traci D. Collins of Naylor,
Mo..; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and two great-great
grandchildren; and special friend and homemaker Mina Wheelis.
Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Fitch-Hillis
Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 12:00 PM. Rev. Bill
Clanahan will officiate. Burial will be at Shiloh Cemetery at Grandin, Mo.
Miracle R. Washington, 7 weeks old, of Sikeston, Mo., passed away
Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
She was born in Sikeston Aug. 17, 2017 to parents Darius Washington
and Holley Hawes.
Miracle is survived by four brothers, Izaiah Jones, Arnez Hawes, Xavior
Washington, all of Sikeston, and Braylin Stovall of Charleston, Mo.; two
sisters, Majesty Washington of Sikeston and Alayaha Ray of Cape
Girardeau; grandparents, Victor and Sonya Hawes of Poplar Bluff,
Tawanda Bell and Andrew Bell of Cape Girardeau.
A graveside service will be held at noon Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at Poplar
Bluff City Cemetery. Pastor Andrew Bell will officiate. Arrangements are
under the direction of Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home.
Raymond H. Weber, 93, of Poplar Bluff, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
at John J. Pershing V. A. Hospital. He was born July 18, 1924 in
Liberty, Canada, to the late Lester Weber and Victoria Cannon Weber.
He was a longtime resident of Poplar Bluff.
He married Florence Hurt, Oct. 26, 1950, in Hazard, Ky. She survives.
Raymond served in the United States Army in Company B 503rd
Parachute Infantry. He received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart Medal.
Before retiring, Raymond was a respiratory therapist. He enjoyed
hunting, fishing, gardening, being outdoors, and watching baseball.
He is also survived by two daughters: Deborah Kay Finley of Columbia,
Mo., and Donna Lynn Pyles of Poplar Bluff; one sister, Evelyn Harrison
of Alton, Ill.; three grandchildren, Jerad Pyles of Cape Girardeau, Wesley
Pyles of Poplar Bluff, and Shade Finley of Columbia; and a great
grandchild, Jackson Pyles of Cape Girardeau.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be
made to the Missouri Department of Conservation.
Raymond Bobby Lee DeNoyer, 51, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. passed away
October 14, 2017. He was born October 13, 1966 in Detroit, MI. He is
survived by his wife Amanda (Gray) DeNoyer, his father and mother
Oliver and Sandra (Wisely) DeNoyer and father and mother-in-law Roger
and Cynthia Gray. He is also survived by two sons Micheal DeNoyer and
Bobby (Little Bob) DeNoyer; three brothers, Oliver (Junior), Patrick, and
Mathew DeNoyer; two sisters Tammy Adams and Tina Dickerson; and
one sister-in-law, Nancy
He enjoyed watching the birds in his front yard and spending time with
his best friend and wife Amanda. At Bobby’s request there will be no
service. He will be cremated and returned to his home and wife Amanda.
Mavis F. Presson, 82, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died October 18, 2017 at
Oakdale Care Center. She was born in Broseley, Mo. June 13, 1935 to the
late Les Presson and Flossie (May) Presson. She was a long time resident
of Butler County. She was a member of First Church of God.
Mavis began her career in education at Coon Island Elementary in Neelyville
School District. She retired from the Poplar Bluff School District.
She is survived by one sister, Carolyn Eddy of Broseley. Also surviving are
four nieces and four nephews who in her eyes were like her children.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Coy and
Kenneth Presson; and one sister , Joyce Absheer.
Visitation will be Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. at Fitch-Hillis
Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral will follow at 11:00 A.M. The Rev. Ron
Roth will officiate. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens