Patricia Ann Bingham of Sullivan, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 1998, at the age of 56 years.
Ms. Bingham was born March 16, 1942, in St. Louis to Omer and the late Mary (Plymale) Bingham. She was raised in the St. Louis area and later relocated to Sullivan where she lived for the past 24 years. Pat, as she was fondly known to as many, was employed as a cook in the food service industry. In recent years she worked for the hen house in Bourbon and also Rene's Restaurant in Sullivan. When not working for local restaurants, she enjoyed cooking and baking for her family, as well as serving them as a homemaker. One of her specialties was homemade cinnamon rolls. Pat also found pleasure in quilting, and especially in creating hand-painted quilt pieces. Her outstanding qualities included being outgoing, friendly, and very forgiving of others. It was said of her that she "never met a stranger." At an early age Pat decided to become a Christian and was baptized at Southside Assembly of God in South St. Louis.
Ms. Bingham is survived by two sons, Paul Boyet and Tim Belfield, two daughters, Terisa Boyet and Tina Belfield, three sisters, Darlene Bingham, Donna Skipper and Linda Courisky, one brother, Bill Bingham, five grandchildren, R. L. Schatz, Blaze Schatz, Ashley Belfield, Blake Boyet, and Tia Bridgeman, other relatives and friends. A son, Steve Boyet, and two sisters, Earlene Christensen and Aliene Bingham preceded her in death.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 1998, from the Chapel of the Eaton Funeral home in Sullivan with Mr. Bill Cuneio officiating. Interment was in Cave Spring Cemetery, Sullivan.
Grace E. Doty of Sullivan, daughter of the late John and Ethel (Stroup) Page, and wife of the late Lorin Doty, passed away Thursday, November 19, 1998, at the age of 84 years.
Mrs. Doty was born in St. Louis on November 12, 1914. She was raised in the St. Louis area and on April 16, 1939 married Lorin Doty. In 1947, she and Lorin moved to Texas where she was employed several years as a secretary in the textile industry. In 1971, they moved to Sullivan. Mr. Doty preceded Grace in death in September of 1977.
Grace was an outgoing individual who never met a stranger. She loved dancing and bowling. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church of Sullivan and also Order of Eastern Star - Sullivan Chapter #105, Sullivan Rebekah Lodge #319 and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Russell Schmidt VFW Post #3987.
She is survived by a daughter, Marlene Clouser and husband Jack of Edwardsville, Illinois, one brother, George Page and wife Dorothy of Warrenton, three grandchildren, Karen Rainey, Joyce Matthews and John Clouser, seven great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Matthew, Erica, Michael, Adam, Johnathan and Andrew, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services were conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 23, 1998, from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Scott Perry officiating. Interment was in Odd Fellows Memorial Cemetery, Sullivan. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Cancer Society.
Robert Dale Eaton of Park Hills passed away Sunday, November 8, 1998, in Farmington at the age of 45 years.
Robert was born June 27, 1953, at Anthony's Mill to Dollie Baldridge Eaton and the late Jewell "Pete" Eaton. He was raised in the Bourbon and Leasburg areas and had lived in Park Hills the past 16 years. He enjoyed listening to the radio and was fond of country music. He was a baptized member of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his mother Dollie Eaton of Bourbon, three brothers, John Eaton of Rolla, Floyd Eaton of Middlebrook, and Charles Eaton of St. Louis, three sisters, Evelyn Coats of Bourbon, Judy Reed of Cuba, and Wonetta Riehn of Farmington, other relatives and many friends. Along with his father, Robert was preceded in death by one brother, James Eaton and one sister, Bonnie Forester.
Funeral services were conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 11, 1998, from the First Baptist Church in Bourbon with Pastor Mike King officiating. Interment was in Bourbon Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Chapel, Bourbon.
Justin Edward Huff of Sullivan, son of Kimberly M. Lafferty and Steven E. Huff, was born September 3, 1982, in St. Louis, passed away Saturday, November 21, 1998, in Sullivan, having attained the age of 16 years.
Justin is survived by his mother, Kimberly M. Lafferty and Bill Lyvers of Bourbon, father; Steven E. Huff of Lonedell, stepfather; Shawn T. Lafferty of Bourbon, one sister; Lamanda G. Huff of Bourbon, one brother; Christopher Huff of Lonedell, paternal grandparents; Lloyd Huff and wife Debbie of Lonedell, and Virginia Miller and husband Johny of Lonedell, aunts; Pauline Rabold of Sullivan, Patty Coontz of Lonedell, and Sandra Henderson of St. Clair, uncle; Timothy Huff of Lonedell, cousins; Adam Townsend and wife Becky Rabold of Sullivan, Joshua Halbrook of Kentucky, other relatives and many friends.
Justin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Goldie and Forest Vaughn, one uncle Timothy Vaughn and one aunt Linda Holbrook.
Visitation for Justin was held Monday, November 23, 1998, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Hassebroek-Felton Funeral Home, Sullivan. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, November 24, 1998, at 1:00 p.m. at the Hassebroek-Felton Funeral Home, Sullivan with Pastor Aaron Maxwell officiating.
All arrangements were under the care of the Hassebroek-Felton Funeral Home, Sullivan.
Genevieve Elizabeth Phillips of St. Clair was born in Anaconda on December 17, 1910. She is the daughter of the late Frederick Charles Duemler and Meta A. Duemler nee Doty. On July 25, 1931, she was united in marriage to William Nathan Phillips and six children came to bless this union. Genevieve departed this life in St. Clair on November 19, 1998, having reached the age of eighty-seven years, eleven months and two days.
She is survived by one son, William J. Phillips and wife, Carol, of St. Clair; by one daughter, Judy Wilson and husband, Grover, of Union; by one brother, Wilbur Duemler and wife, Lu, of St. Clair; by two sisters-in-law, Maleta Barber and Norma Phillips, both of St. Clair; by twelve grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death on April 8, 1981, by her husband, William N. Phillips; by four daughters, Doris Taylor, Rosemary Huff, Joyce Akridge, and Mary Ann Phillips; by one sister, Meta Laveta Duemler; and by one grandson, John Akridge.
Genevieve was a Christian and long time member of the St. John United Church in St. Clair. She was a fifty-year member and past Noble Grand of the Rebekah Lodge, St. Clair Chapter 788 and a member and past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, St. Clair Chapter #96. Genevieve made her family her life long career, and was always there to meet their needs. She was an excellent cook and loved making meals for her family. In quiet times around the house, she could always be found reading her favorite books. The memories that have been made will be cherished for a lifetime.
A kind and loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great and great-great aunt, cousin and friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew her.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 1998, at the Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair with the Reverend Don Simmons officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Lonedell. Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ, St. Clair.
Nora Ellen Pickerill of Sullivan, daughter of the late McKinley and Mary Hayes Witt and wife of the late Clarence Pickerill, passed away Monday, November 16, 1998 at the age of 75 years.
Mrs. Pickerill was born February 18, 1923 near Sullivan at what was known as Northcutt. She was raised in the Sullivan area and in 1963 moved to California. She was employed for several years in the aircraft industry. In 1982, Nora came back to the Sullivan area and on January 15, 1982, she was married to Clarence Pickerill. She found enjoyment in traveling, sewing and crocheting.
She is survived by four brothers, James Witt of Union, Kenny Witt and wife Billie of Stanton, Charles Witt and wife Marian of Sullivan, Louis Witt and wife Norma of Union, three sisters, Marjorie Payne and husband Woodrow of Leasburg, Marian Loverich and husband George of Union, Genevieve Simmons and husband Gilbert of Cuba, a special niece Glenda Rice of Steelville, other relatives and friends. Mrs. Pickerill was preceded in death by one brother, Wendell Witt and five sisters, Estelle Juergens, Edna Boyle, Hazel Missey, Cecil Campbell and Betty Byington.
Graveside funeral services were conducted 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 18, 1998, in Oddfellows Memorial Cemetery in Sullivan with Pastor Allen Payne officiating. Funeral arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan.
Wilma P. Smale of Sullivan was Baptized into the Hope of Christ's Resurrection on Tuesday, November 10, 1998 at the age of 73 years.
Mrs. Smale was born October 25, 1925, at Bourbon to the late William and Luella (Bryan) Roosman. She was raised in the Bourbon area until the age of 18 when she then made her home in San Francisco, California. On November 2, 1946, she was married to Russell Smale in San Francisco and to this marriage three children were born. Mrs. Smale came back to the Sullivan area in 1985. She was very outgoing and loved to travel, play the piano and especially enjoy the company of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary of Sullivan, Eagles, Auxiliary of Sullivan and President of the Bourbon Country Music Club. Mrs. Smale was also a member of Saint Frances Parish of Bourbon.
She is survived by her husband, Russell, Sr. of Sullivan, one son, Gary Smale of Houston, Texas, one daughter, Diane Charlson of Sullivan, two brothers, George and William Roosman both of Farmington, two sisters, Helen Clonts of Sullivan and Dorothy Long of St. Louis, four grandchildren, Cassandra Hoevelmann of Sullivan, Russell F. Smale III, Timothy M. Smale and Sarah L. Smale all of Victorville, California, five great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. A son Russell Smale, Jr. and one sister Maxine Key, preceded Mrs. Smale in death.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 13, 1998, from Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Sullivan with the Rev. Father Theodore Brunnert officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan.
Jacqueline Joan Myeburger, known to all as Jackie, of Bland was born in St. Clair, on February 28, 1939. She is the daughter of the late Reuben Jordon Deaton, Sr. and Amata Alma Deaton nee Stahlman. On June 30, 1956, she was united in marriage to Clarence J. Myeburger, known to all as Sonny, and three children came to bless this union. Jackie departed this life in Washington, Missouri on March 16, 1999, having reached the age of sixty years and sixteen days.
She is survived by her husband, Sonny Myeburger of Bland, by one son, Jerry Myeburger and wife, Arlinda, of San Antonio, Texas; by one daughter, Betty Sagel and husband, Albert, of Berger; by two grand-children, Christina and James Sagel of Berger; by her special niece, Tammy Roussin of St. Louis, by two brothers, Charles Deaton and wife, Doris, of Mill Shoals, Illinois, and Reuben J. Deaton, Jr., known to most as Junior, and wife, Betty, of St. Clair; by one sister, Delores Clark and husband, Standley, of Carbon, Texas; by brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to her parents, Jackie was preceded in death by one infant son; and by two sisters, Evelyn Lackey and her twin sister, Kathleen Roussin.
Jackie was raised in the Baptist faith and in younger years, had enjoyed working with the children at vacation Bible school. During her working years, she had been employed as a stitcher at Carmo Shoe Company in Union and later as a waitress at Tri County Truck Stop in Gray Summit. Long ago, Jackie realized that her precious family was her most important career in life and she always strived to be the best wife and mom she could possibly be. She had many great times when she served as a Cub Scout Leader and many other activities her children were involved in. Jackie had a very "giving" personality and she welcomed anyone into her home. She enjoyed many pastimes and interests and was talented at many crafts, especially making things with beads and sewing. Collecting squirrels was another of her hobbies. She loved roses and butterflies and these are things that will reflect great memories for her family. She had a very special bond with her twin sister and also felt a special closeness to Kathy' daughter. Her grandchildren held a very special place in her heart, just as she did in theirs.
A devoted and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew her.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 19, 1999 at the Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair with the Reverend Bob Houchins officiating. Interment was in the United Methodist Cemetery, formerly Oddfellows Cemetery, in St. Clair.
Lester H. Rogers
Lester H. Rogers of Sullivan, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the age of 75 years.
Lester was born June 12, 1923, at Yates City, Illinois to the late Myrtle William and Clara Belle (Murphy) Rogers. He was raised there until 1963 when he moved to Berger, Missouri.
A welder by trade, Mr. Rogers was employed at various companies, which included Caterpillar, the Coleman Corporation, and Ornament Metals. After retirement, he made his home in the Sullivan area.
Lester honorably served his country during WWII with the U.S. Army and was involved in the battles of Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland and Central Europe. He was in one of the first landing parties on Omaha Beach on D-Day, and was awarded four Bronze Stars and attained the rank of TEC Sergeant. On September 2, 1961 he was married to Stella Bowman at Galesburg, Illinois. Lester was a patriotic man who loved his country and fought hard for its freedom we all enjoy today. He loved his family and put them first in his life.
He is survived by his wife Stella, two sons, Gerald Rogers of Lawrenceville, Georgia and William Rogers of Warrenton, two daughters, Sue Juergens of Sullivan, Faith Schulte of Washington, 10 grandchildren, one brother, Donald Rogers of Peoria, Illinois, and three sisters Kate Anderson of Wapella, Illinois, Isabelle Arvis of Sarasota, Florida and Elizabeth Bedwell of Morton, Illinois, other relatives and friends. Two brothers, Kenneth and Dale Rogers preceded Lester in death, as did a sister, Helen McGuire.
Funeral services were conducted 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 1999 from the Chapel at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with Pastor Scott Perry officiating. Interment was in National Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan.
Rosa Lee McCready
Rosa Lee McCready of St. Clair was born in Salem, on February 22, 1944. She is the daughter of the late Roy Wayne Hayes, known to most as Wayne, and Helen Viola Hayes nee Johnson. On July 13, 1962, she was united in marriage to Pierce James McCready and two sons came to bless this union. Rosie, as she was known to many, departed this life suddenly at her home in St. Clair, having reached the age of fifty-five years and twenty-three days.
She is survived by her husband, Pierce McCready of St. Clair; by one son, Shawn McCready of St. Clair; by one brother, Hohn Hayes of Cahokia, Illinois; by one sister, Wanda Mitchell and husband, Robert, of Sauget, Illinois; by aunts, uncles, one brother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many, many friends.
In addition to her parents, Rosie was preceded in death by one son, Scott James McCready.
Rosa was a Christian and member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Lonedell. For many years, she had lived in the St. Louis area, moving to St. Clair in 1983. For over ten years, she had been employed by K-V Pharmaceutical Company in Maryland Heights and in later years for Spillburg Purse Factory in Antonio. Since moving to St. Clair, she has worked with her husband in the family business, Highway 30/47 Auto Parts Store. She shared a passion with her husband for antique cars and was a member of the Highway 30 Car Club. Traveling in their 1954 Chevy to car shows was a favorite pastime. No matter if they were playing Bingo or just working around the house, Rosie's keen sense of humor kept them laughing and they never tired of each other's companionship. The love and wonderful times they have shared and the devotion she has shown to -all of her family will never be forgotten.
A devoted and loving wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law, niece, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all that knew her.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 1999 at the Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair with the Reverends Chauncey Clay and Glenn Hammond officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in St. Clair. Memorials may be made to the family of Rosa Lee McCready.
Sherwood C. Pyatt
Sherwood C. Pyatt of Sullivan, Missouri, passed away Saturday, March 13, 1999 at the age of 81 years.
Mr. Pyatt was born in St. Louis, Missouri on August 11, 1917 to the late Harry and Lena (Conrad) Pyatt. Sherwood was an auto mechanic in the St. Louis Area and was well known and respected for his work. He had made his home in Sullivan since November of 1998.
He is survived by a brother Jack Pyatt of Springfield, a niece Sandra Eberting of Emmaus, Pennsylvania other relatives and friends. Mr. Pyatt was preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Jennings of Sullivan.
Graveside funeral services were conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, 1999 in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirkwood, under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan.
Warren W. Reed
Warren W. Reed of St. Clair, formerly Dexter, was born in Grubville, on May 10, 1922. He is the son of the late John Clement Reed and Flora Inez Reed nee Lee. On October 1, 1976, he was united in marriage to Gloria Sherline Williams nee Lewis, known to most as Clo, and her children gave this union their blessing. Warren departed this life in Washington, on March 17, 1999, having reached the age of seventy-six years, ten months and three days.
He is survived by three sons, Billy Joe Williams, known to most as Joe, of St. Clair, Stephen Williams and wife, Marianne, of St. Clair and Kevin Williams and wife, Rhonda, of St. Clair; by one daughter, grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to his parents, Warren was preceded in death by his wife, Clo Reed; and by two brothers, John Lee Reed and Paul A. Reed.
Warren was of the Methodist faith and member of the St. Clair United Methodist Church. He was proud to have served his Country during World War II in the United States Army, entering December 17, 1942 and receiving his honorable discharge on November 4, 1945. Warren was awarded four Bronze Stars during his enlistment. After his discharge from the service, Warren made his home in Dexter, and in about 1958, be began Reed's Bookkeeping, located in Dexter. In about 1979, Warren retired and moved to St. Clair and soon became active in the community. He was a member of the St. Clair American Legion Post #347, member and past officer of the St. Clair Elk's Lodge #2651 and he was currently serving as a board member for St. Clair Greater Homes, Inc. Warren had enjoyed many hobbies and interests during his life and as a young man had been a member of the high school basketball team. He continued to enjoy sports as a spectator, especially when his sons or grandsons were playing. Fishing, skating, playing cards and dancing were other favorite hobbies, as was visiting with his many friends at Lewis' Café. Warren's family was a very important part of his life and each of them meant a great deal to him. The love and devotion he has shown family and friends throughout his life will never be forgotten, nor will his friendly outgoing personality and willingness to help others.
A devoted and loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all that knew him.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999 at the Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair with the Reverend Dr. Richard P. Don officiating. Interment was in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to Greater St. Clair Homes, Inc.
17 of February 2000
Ralph E. Yeargan of Sullivan, Missouri passed away Friday, February 11, 2000 at the age of 81 years.
Mr. Yeargan was born at Chestnut Mound, Tennessee on January 1, 1919 to the late Hershel and Siddie (Dillard) Yeargan. He was raised in La Junta, Colorado and later honorably served his country with the U.S. Army during W.W.II and the Korean Conflict with the Army Air Corps. On May 2, 1943 he was married to Colleen Coleman at Yuma, Arizona, and to this marriage three daughters were born. Mr. Yeargan entered into Civil Service with the United State Air Force as a vehicle mechanic at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino, California. He retired from there after 30 years of service, and then made his home in Sullivan. He was a family man with a wonderful personality. He was very out going and it was said of him that he never met a stranger.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen nee Coleman of Sullivan; three daughters, Janet Sibole and husband, Bill, of Banning, California, Colleen Shaffer and husband, Glenn, of Cottonwood, Arizona, and Linda Angle of Rosebud, Missouri; one sister, Elizabeth Lewis of Mesa Grande, Arizona; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends. Two brothers, Hershel and Tommy, preceded Ralph in death, as did one grandchild.
Funeral services were conducted at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2000 from the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan with Mr. Chester Lahmann officiating. It was the desire of Mr. Yeargan that he be cremated. Private interment services will be conducted at a later date.
17 of February 2000
Joyce C. McManus of Sullivan, Missouri, formerly of St. Louis, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2000 at the age of 59 years.
Mrs. McManus was born December 12, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Luther and Eva (Dollens) Wray. She lived for a time in Arizona and southern Missouri, but later moved back to the St. Louis area. She was employed for several years at CPI Corporation as a film processing inspector, and retired from there in 1996. On May 3, 1986 she was married to Kenneth McManus in St. Louis. Together they have made their home in Sullivan since 1993. Joyce loved traveling and especially camping. She was also a faithful member of the New Testament Baptist Church of Sullivan.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; four sons: Bob Jones of Imperial, Missouri, Mike Jones of St. Louis, Tony Jones and wife, Debbie, of High Ridge, Missouri, and Donald Jones of St. Louis; one step-son, Kenny McManus of St. Louis; one step-daughter, Brenda Vaughn of Barnhart, Missouri; three sisters, Thelma Deaton of St. Charles, Freda Franks and Betty Remmler, both of Arnold, Missouri; 24 grandchildren, other relatives, and friends. Joyce was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Johnny Wray.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2000 from New Testament Baptist Church in Sullivan with Pastor David Fortner officiaitng. Interment was in Bourbon Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Curtis Paul, Sr.
17 of February 2000
Curtis Woodrow Paul of Bourbon passed away Monday, February 14, 2000 at the age of 60 years.
Curtis was born on March 19, 1939 to the late Wendell W. and Daisy M. (Pennock) Paul at Bourbon, Missouri. He lived his entire life in the Bourbon area except for a short time when he served his country in the United States Navy. On January 5, 1957 he was married to Evelyn Doyle at Sullivan and three sons blessed this marriage. Mr. Paul was employed as a machinist for many years until ill health forced his retirement. Curtis enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and working with his hands. He was a wonderful and caring person who always put others ahead of himself. He loved his family with all of his heart and enjoyed spending time with them. He was especially fond of his many grandchildren and great grandson. Mr. Paul attended the Word of Life Worship Center in Sullivan.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Paul; two sons, Robert Paul and Eric Paul and wife, Carrie, all of Bourbon; one daughter-in-law, Laura Paul of Sullivan; two brothers, Eugene Paul and wife, Millie, of the state of Oregon, and Ralph Paul and wife, Judy, of Leasburg; two sisters, Marge Mussellman of the state of California and Joyce Shelton and husband, Dewayne, of Bourbon; eight grandchildren, Kyle Pennock, Nathan Paul, Melanie Joslin and husband, Jeremy, Mickala Johnston, and Kassidy Paul, all of Bourbon, Jacob Paul, Chalice Paul, and Tenisha Paul, all of Sullivan; one great- grandson, Garrett Joslin of Bourbon; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Along with his parents, Mr. Paul was preceded in death by one son, Curtis Wayne Paul, on February 3, 2000. Hence, they are together again.
Funeral Services were conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, 2000 from the Eaton Chapel in Bourbon with Pastor Terry Palmer officiating. Interment was in Bourbon Cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Curtis Paul was from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Eaton Chapel at Bourbon.
17 of February 2000
Velva June Larrison of Sullivan passed away Monday, February 15, 2000 at the age of 73 years.
Mrs. Larrison was born on January 20, 1927 in Sullivan to the late Jesse and Golda (Troutt) Cash. She was raised in Sullivan and attended Sullivan High School. On November 22, 1945 she was united in holy matrimony to Joseph T. Larrison at the St. Louis Cathedral, and to this marriage three children were born. Shortly after their wedding, Joe and June opened “The Eagle’s Nest” restaurant in Sullivan, which was located on Main Street at the current location of the Western Auto store. Throughout her life June and Joe owned and operated numerous restaurants in Sullivan and the surrounding area. These included the Shell Café, the old Tri-County Restaurant, the restaurants at both Meramec Caverns and Onondaga Cave, and Dinah’s Dine-In. In addition to being a restaurateur, June faithfully served her family as a homemaker. Those who knew her best describe her as very loving, graceful, and a woman who was always there for those who needed her. June especially enjoyed dancing, sewing, and just being with her family. She was also a longtime member of St. Anthony Church of Sullivan.
She is survived by two sons, Joe Larrison and wife, Gwen, of Sullivan and Tim Larrison and wife, Melinda, of Washington, Missouri; one daughter, Linda Ryan and husband, Tom, of Sullivan; two brothers, Bud Cash and Bill Cash and wife, Connie, all of Sullivan; one sister, Betty Weeks and husband, Don, of Florissant, Missouri; nine grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2000 at St. Anthony Church in Sullivan with Reverend Father Paul Telken officiating. Interment was in the St. Anthony Parish Cemetery. Visitation for Mrs. June Larrison was held from 4:30 until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, 2000 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Elizabeth L. Cain
22 of February 2000
Elizabeth L. Cain of Sullivan, passed away Monday February 21, 2000 at the age of 74 years.
She is survived by her husband Wilbert of Sullivan, two daughters, Connie Plummer and husband Ed of Sayre, Oklahoma and Candice Johnston and husband James of Escondido, California, one brother, Fred Wirtz of St. James, Missouri, one sister, Catherine Thompson of McHenry, Illinois, five grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
It was the desire of Mrs. Cain that she be cremated and a memorial mass will be celebrated at a future date. Arrangements are under the care of the Eaton Funeral home of Sullivan.