Joseph (Joe) Stamp
March 1, 1950-Feb. 7, 2003
PARIS - Joseph P. (Joe) Stamp, 52, of Paris, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at his home.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Bethlehem Cemetery in Anabel. The Rev. John Grimmett will officiate.
Visitation was Sunday at Agnew Funeral Home in Paris.
Mr. Stamp was born March 1, 1950, in Macon to James and Louvenia Bange Stamp.
Survivors include one brother, Herman Stamp of Paris; five sisters, Lomie Worley of Orange, Texas, Elizabeth Stamp of Paris, Kathryn Sellens of Hamilton, Ill., Pearl Patrick of Eolia and Lavonda Nickell of Madison. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, George Stamp; and one infant sister.
Mr. Stamp was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. He worked as a groundskeeper at Mark Twain Country Club before becoming ill. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, tractor pulls and demolition derbies.
Ruth M.L. Williams
Nov. 2, 1911-Feb. 8, 2003
TROY - Ruth Marie Luise Williams, 91, of Troy, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Charles.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Kemper-Marsh-Millard Funeral Home in Troy. Private burial will be at Zion Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until time of services today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Williams was born Nov. 2, 1911, in Riechenau, Germany, to Reinhold and Maria Zaliske Richter.
She was married to Frank Williams on Aug. 18, 1958, in Grand Junction, Colo. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include one sister, Edith Hofmann of Germany; one niece, Betina Hofmann of Germany; special friends, Gene and Barbara Kautz and Brian Kautz and family, all of Moscow Mills, Deborah Rodriques of Texas, Annalie Bohmer of Camdenton and Charles and Sharon McIntire of Wentzville; and her church family.
Ms. Williams was a registered nurse who came from Germany in 1956 and moved to Troy in 1973. She retired from Lincoln County Memorial Hospital in 1988.
Beadie I. Umstattd
June 12, 1917-Feb. 8, 2003
HANNIBAL - Beadie Irene Umstattd, 85, of Hannibal, died at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Willow Care Center.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Grand View Funeral Home. The Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at Grand View Chapel.
Mrs. Umstattd was born June 12, 1917, in Hannibal to William Albert and Ida Elizabeth Bain Spegal.
She was married to Francis Umstattd on Jan. 29, 1939, in Hannibal. He preceded her in death Dec. 11, 1977.
Survivors include two sons, William Charles Umstattd of Milan, Tenn., and James Richard Umstattd of Columbia; one daughter, Joyce Vincent of New London; and five grandchildren, Colin Vincent, Joseph Vincent, Lisa Hood, Lori Umstattd and Billy Dee Umstattd.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Elon Spegal and Albert Spegal; and two sisters, Elizabeth Spegal and Wilma Spegal.
Mrs. Umstattd was a member of Clover Road Christian Church. She worked at St. Elizabeth's Hospital as a nurses' aide.
Memorials may be made to Clover Road Christian Church.
Pallbearers will be Harry Thomas, Thomas Evans, Colin Vincent, Joseph Vincent, Richard Vincent and Carl Vincent.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brenton Evans, William Umstattd and James Umstattd.
Freddie V. Charlton
Feb. 7, 1940-Feb. 7, 2003
HANNIBAL - Freddie Vaughn Charlton, 63, of Hannibal, died at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at his home.
No funeral services or visitation are planned. James O'Donnell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Charlton was born Feb. 7, 1940, in Hannibal to Roscoe I. and Mabel McClain Charlton.
Survivors include two stepsons, Robert Steitiamyer and Curtis Anderson, both of Kirksville; one brother, Harold Charlton and wife, Betty, of Hannibal; one sister, Nellie Mayfield and husband, Othar, of Hannibal; a special friend, Esta Smith of Hannibal; one sister-in-law, Shirley Charlton of Hannibal; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Roscoe Charlton Jr.
Mr. Charlton worked for Charlton Lumber and Palette. He was a Christian by faith.
Wayne J. Norton
July 6, 1925-Feb. 7, 2003
SILEX - Wayne J. Norton, 77, of Silex, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at his home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Burial, with a VFW military service, will be at St. Alphonsus Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Silex.
Mr. Norton was born July 6, 1925, in Silex to Paul and Sybil Cecilia Williams Norton.
He married Alice R. Orf on Oct. 25, 1947, in Cottleville. She survives.
Also surviving are five sons, Glennon (Buff) Norton of Finley, Ohio, Richard Norton of St. Charles, James Wayne (Craine) Norton and Donald (Skeeter) Norton, both of Troy, and Floyd Norton of Silex.; five daughters, Waynita Jones of West Plains, Susanne Thele of St. Charles, Cecilia Griesenauer of Marietta, Ga., Mary Alice Street of O'Fallon and Elizabeth (Betty) McAnulty of St. Ann; one brother, Orval (Rip) Norton of Silex; one sister, Paula Collins of Mammoth Springs, Ark.; 27 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Randolph Norton.
Mr. Norton was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Ruth Jane Schieffer
April 20, 1923-Feb. 8, 2003
TROY - Ruth Jane Schieffer, 79, of Troy, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at First Christian Church of Troy. The Rev. Benny Boling will officiate. Burial will be at Thornhill Cemetery in Troy.
Visitation was Sunday at McCoy & Blossom Funeral Home in Troy and will continue from noon until time of services today at the church.
Mrs. Schieffer was born April 20, 1923, in Moscow Mills to Raymond and Hazel Ryker Martin.
She was married to Joe Henry (Tip) Schieffer on March 12, 1938, in St. Charles. He died March 13, 1984.
Survivors include six sons, Howard (Nancy) Schieffer of Troy, LeRoy (Mary Ellen) Schieffer of Elsberry, Elsworth (Gwen) Schieffer of Cape Girardeau, David (Connie) Schieffer of Des Moines, Iowa, Randy (Dinah) Schieffer of Troy and Larry (Becky) Schieffer of Elsberry; five daughters, Joline Mennemeyer of Old Monroe, Tammy (Larry) Crouch of Troy, Nettie (Dennis) Colbert of Troy, Ruth Ann (John) Silverberg of Troy and Robin Colbert of Troy; one brother, James (Joan) Martin of Moscow Mills; 38 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Elsworth Martin; one son, Raymond Schieffer; two grandsons, Robert Mennemeyer and Joseph Schieffer; two granddaughters, Patricia Sue Schieffer and Amanda Leah Schieffer; one son-in-law, Roman Mennemeyer; and one daughter-in-law, Cynthia E. Schieffer.
Mrs. Schieffer had been a homemaker most of her life. She had worked at Troy Manor and Troy R-III primary school in the canteen. She had been a member of First Christian Church in Troy. In years past she had been a 4-H leader and a reading buddy at the primary school, when her health permitted. She also had been a member of Spring Creek Ladies Extension Club.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Thornhill Cemetery or the American Parkinson's Disease Association, in care of the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Chris Schieffer, John Mennemeyer, Randall Lee Schieffer Jr., Dennis Schieffer, Ryan Colbert, Derek Crouch, Nick Schieffer, Matthew Silverberg, Heath Schieffer, Melissa Lynn Schieffer and Kierston Colbert.
Eugene (Gene) Lochman
Feb. 18, 1925-Feb. 7, 2003
PALMYRA - Eugene J. (Gene) Lochman, 77, of Palmyra, died at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Palmyra. Father Pat Pierceall will officiate. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Palmyra with a military rites by the Boots-Dickson American Legion Post. No. 174.
Visitation, with a Scripture service, was Sunday at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.
Mr. Lochman was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Marion County to George B. and Rose Mae Kroeger Lochman.
He was married to Clara Mary Bockhold on April 22, 1954, in Palmyra. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Angela Brown and husband, Owen, of Smithshire, Ill., and Carlene Crane and husband, Jerry, of Palmyra; two sons, Charles Lochman and wife, Elaine, and James Lochman and wife, Sandy, all of Palmyra; his grandchildren, Shaun Carreathers of Quincy, Ill., Heather and Rebecca Carreathers of Macomb, Ill., Monica Comstock, Rachel Crane, Joanna Crane, Phebe Crane, Jordan Lochman, Hannah Lochman, Jesse Lochman, Micah Lochman, Avery Lochman and Riley Lochman, all of Palmyra; his great-grandchildren, Breanna Crane, Megan Jacobs and Alana Comstock, all of Palmyra; and two sisters, Elizabeth Ann Frankenbach of Quincy and Marie Grawe and husband, Wayne, of Washington, Ill.
He was preceded in death by one son, Leo Anthony Lochman.
Mr. Lochman was retired from the Gardner Denver plant, after 27 years of service. He also was a Marion County farmer. He attended Palmyra schools.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Building Fund and/or Blessing Hospice Foundation.
Pallbearers will be Jordan Lochman, Karl McElwee, Shaun Carreathers, Steve Condon, Gilbert Hudson Jr. and Robert Schwartz.
Honorary pallbearers will be Troy Disselhorst, Howard Kroeger, David Kroeger, Bob Summers, Floyd Heidbreder, Erwin Givan, Sylvester Kroeger and Ralph Kroeger.
April 9, 1956 - Feb. 5, 2003
TROY - Kaye Adams, 46, of St. Peters and formerly of Troy, died at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at McCoy & Blossom Funeral Home in Troy. The Rev. Allen Savage will officiate. Burial will be at Troy City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Adams was born April 9, 1956, in Troy to Ivo and Vera Clark Dryden.
Survivors include two sons, Brandon Adams and Christopher Adams, both of St. Peters; one grandchild, Elijah Adams of St. Peters; two brothers, Arnold (Selina) Dryden of Bowling Green and Clarence (Yong) Dryden of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters, Hazel Cockrell of St. Peters and Margaret Garner of Orange County, Calif.; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Robert Dryden.
Mrs. Adams was a homemaker.
Pallbearers will be Pearl Perkins, Roy Edwards, Ricky Matthews, Donnell Perkins, Mike Matthews and Thomas Burris.
LaNissa Rochon Burton Rogers
March 24, 1973 - Feb. 6, 2003
HANNIBAL - LaNissa Rochon Burton Rogers, 29, of Cahokia, Ill., and formerly of Hannibal, died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, in East St. Louis, Ill.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at First Christian Church in New London. The Rev. Faye Vaughn will officiate. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in New London.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.
Mrs. Rogers was born March 24, 1973, in Hannibal to Alvin Russell Mayfield and Linda Burton Darden.
She was married to Calvin E. Rogers on Sept. 14, 2002, at Second Christian Church in New London. He survives.
Also surviving are her mother, Linda Burton Darden of St. Louis; her father and stepmother, Alvin Russell Mayfield and wife, Betty, of Monroe City; one daughter, Maisha Burton of St. Louis; five stepchildren; two nieces, Jasmine Jones and Jada Mayfield, both of St. Louis; her grandparents, Dorothy Mayfield of Monroe City and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vaughn of Frankford; one brother, Alvin Mayfield Jr. of St. Louis; one sister, LaToya Mayfield of St. Louis; and many uncles, aunts, cousins, loved ones and friends.
She was preceded in death by one grandmother, Imogene Burton; one grandfather, Ivan Mayfield; and one great-grandmother, Pearl Troy.
Mrs. Rogers was a licensed beautician in the state of Missouri. She worked as a hair stylist at Cut, Styles & More in St. Louis. She also worked at Harrah's Casino in St. Louis. She was a member of Cathedral of Worship in Quincy, Ill. She formerly modeled for the Barbizon Modeling School. She had a passion for music, fashion, hair design and reading.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Pallbearers will be Ronald Whitaker, Larry Wynn, Henry Rogers, Ronnie Howard, Djuan Davis and Michael Rogers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Burton, Donald Burton, Reginald Burton, Robert Vaughn Jr., Brian Burton, Eddie Padilla and George (Bud) Vaughn.
Robert (Bob) Howard
April 18, 1928 - Feb. 10, 2003
ELSBERRY - Robert Wilson (Bob) Howard, 74, of Elsberry, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. The Rev. Sue Biggerstaff will officiate. Burial will be at Elsberry City Cemetery.
Mr. Howard was born April 18, 1928, in Elsberry to Other Groves and Gertrude Wilson Howard.
He was married to Kathryn Mae Beaver on Nov. 22, 1953, in Hannibal. She survives.
Other survivors include three daughters, Kay Silver of St. Peters, and Robin Dameron and husband, Gil, and Rhonda Leverington and husband, Niles, all of Elsberry; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Virginia Eberle of Silex; one stepbrother-in-law, Mike Diester of Gladstone; one sister-in-law, Barbara Howard of Elsberry; and several nieces and nephews.