Ruby J. Scobee
PARIS - Ruby J. Scobee, 96, of Santa Fe, died Dec. 3, 1998, at Monroe Manor Nursing Home in Paris.
Funeral services for Miss Scobee will be at 2 p.m. today at Agnew Funeral Home in Paris. Burial will be at Florida Cemetery.
Miss Scobee was born July 24, 1902, in Florida to Stephen (Doc) and Mary Ellen Rouse Scobee.
Survivors include one nephew, Paul Wayne Scobee of Mexico, several great-nephews and great-nieces, and several great-great-nieces.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Cleaver Scobee, Russell Scobee and Paul Scobee; and three sisters, Margaurette Scobee, Anna Florence Scobee and Lucy Scobee.
Miss Scobee was a member of Florida Methodist Church, the Rebeccas and Royal Neighbors. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking, gardening and visiting with friends. She and her sister, Lucy, lived together all their lives until Lucy entered the nursing home in 1986.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of services today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Florida Methodist Church.
HANNIBAL - Alberta C. Pilkington, 93, of Hannibal, died at 2:10 p.m. Jan. 27, 1999, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Funeral services are pending at James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
Irma Lee Ogden
LOUISIANA - Irma Lee Ogden, 93, of Louisiana, died Jan. 18, 1999, at the Maple Grove Nursing Home in Louisiana.
Graveside services for Mrs. Ogden will be at 11 a.m. today at the Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana. The Rev. Steve Ballinger will officiate.
Mrs. Ogden was born April 8, 1905, in Louisiana to Samuel T. and Emma E. Feather Harrison.
She was married to LeRoy Ogden on Sept. 9, 1939, in New London. He preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1986.
Survivors include three cousins, Pauline Smith, William Feather and Laura Mae Ince, all of Bowling Green.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Samuel Harrison Jr.; and one sister, Loretta Weichman.
Mrs. Ogden had been employed for several years as a secretary for the Schaper Chevrolet Agency in Louisiana. She enjoyed playing the piano. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Louisiana.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. today at the funeral home.
CLARENCE - Lucille White, 80, of Clarence, died at 6:58 p.m. Jan. 27, 1999, at Samaritan Hospital in Macon.
Funeral services are pending at Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Clarence.
Milburn (Milly) Kinder
LOUISIANA - Milburn (Milly) F. Kinder, 87, of Louisiana, died at 2:10 p.m. Jan. 26, 1999, at the Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana.
Funeral services for Mrs. Kinder will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. The Rev. Al Boatman will officiate. Burial will be at the Wells Cemetery near Pleasant Hill, Ill.
Mrs. Kinder was born Jan. 12, 1912, near Pleasant Hill to Everett and Zora Milburn Fast.
She was married to Richard Henry Kinder on May 28, 1938, in Bowling Green. He preceded her in death Oct. 8, 1992.
Survivors include one brother, Silas Walter Clark of Belleville, Ill., and one half-sister, Helen Bestman of Quincy, Ill.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Truman Nelson Clark and Charles Burdette Clark; and two stepsisters, Helen Clark Capps and Rose Clark Stone.
Mrs. Kinder had been employed as a supervisor for the Brown Shoe Company in Pittsfield, Ill., for several years and later as manager of the Kamp Togs Garment Factory in Louisiana until her retirement. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Louisiana.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in care of Collier Funeral Homes Inc., 117 Barnard Drive, Louisiana, Mo. 63353.
PALMYRA - William Breuer, 98, of Palmyra, died at 5:35 p.m. Jan. 27, 1999, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra.
Funeral services are pending at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.
Clayborn B. Hayden
CENTER - Clayborn B. Hayden, 82, of Columbia and formerly of Center, died at 5 p.m. April 20, 1999, at his home.
Funeral services for Mr. Hayden will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Olivet Christian Church in Center. The Rev. Drew Sutor will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Bark in Hannibal.
Mr. Hayden was born Nov. 16, 1916, in Frankford to Garrett D. and Donnie L. Watts Hayden.
He was married to Marjorie J. Brothers. She survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Donald B. Hayden of Park Ridge, Ill., and Charles Robert Hayden of Holts Summit; one daughter, Nancy J. Galloway of Columbia; one sister, Emmy Lou Croll of Columbia; five grandchildren, Ashley N. Hayden, Matthew B. Hayden and Michael D. Hayden, all of Park Ridge, Ill., Tyler B. Galloway of Columbia and Kayla J. Hayden of Holts Summit.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harrell Hayden and Charles Hayden; and one sister, Dorothy Ragan.
Mr. Hayden was a long-time member of the Olivet Christian Church in Center. He served in the U.S. Navy during World II and was recalled during the Korean War. He operated Hayden's IGA in Center for many years. He was a member of the board of directors of the Ralls County State Bank, the American Legion, the Lions Club and Ralls Masonic Lodge No. 33 AF and A.M. For more than 10 years he worked for Grand View-Wilkey funeral homes in Hannibal and Center.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Wilkey Funeral Home in Center and from noon until time of services at the church on Friday.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Olivet Christian Church of Center.
Pallbearers will be Bob Poage, Steven Whitaker, Ron Peterson, Ted Summers, Buddy Knight and John Palmer.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Behrens, Ed Behrens, Bill Clary, Harry Hart, Byron Egbert, John Rodgers and Leo Galloway.
Dorothy Anne Griffin Stufflebean
MONROE CITY - Dorothy Anne Griffin Stufflebean, 75, of Monroe City, died at 5:04 a.m. April 14, 1999, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Graveside services for Mrs. Stufflebean will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Jude Cemetery in Monroe City. The Rev. Stephen McKiearnan will officiate.
Mrs. Stufflebean was born July 29, 1923, in Monroe City to John W. and Nellie Mae Scott Griffin.
She was married to Ross Stufflebean in Brookfield. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include one sister, Billie Joe Griffin of Monroe City; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Francis White, Jean Patterson and her twin sister, Betty J. Douglas; two brothers, John Wilber Griffin and Robert Griffin.
Mrs. Stufflebean and her husband lived in Brookfield during their married life. She moved to Monroe City five years ago to be near her sister.
SHELBINA - Lester Bratcher, 91, of Macon and formerly of the Shelbina and Shelby County area, died at 8:38 a.m. April 20, 1999, at Moberly Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services for Mr. Bratcher will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Chapel in Shelbina. The Revs. Howard Hartung and Jim Bilbro will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Slope Addition of the Shelbina Cemetery.
Mr. Bratcher was born in Morgantown, Ky., Sept. 2, 1907, to Lonnie Grover and Mollie Ward Embry Bratcher.
He was married to Mildred Lucille Witt on June 30, 1929, at her parents' home in Arrow Smith, Ill. She survives.
Other survivors include one daughter, Beverly Marlaine West of Shelbina; three grandchildren, Marsha Crowley and Rodney West, both of Shelbina, and Lisa Harris of Jamestown; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Doyne Arden Bratcher; and one sister, Agnes Daugherty.
Mr. Bratcher moved to Illinois with his parents and sister when he was 7 years old. He graduated from high school in 1926 and obtained his teaching certificate from ISNU and taught school for 21 years. He later attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Mr. Bratcher was a member of Macon United Methodist Church and was active in civic and community affairs. He and his wife moved to Shelbina in 1950 where he farmed and worked for MFA and later for Borron as a licensed poultry inspector, retiring in 1978. They moved to Macon in 1981. Mr. Bratcher taught adult Sunday School classes and sang in a Methodist men's quartet.
Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
Pallbearers will be Emery Gerrish, Arthur Ratliff, Bob Black, Bill Weatherford, Donnie King and Jim Bilbro.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jim West, Melvin Akerson, and Tom Dulaney.