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Miller, Trokey, Pratt, Ketcherside, Becker

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Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2008, at 10:00 a.m.

BEULAH MARIE MILLER
BEULAH MARIE MILLER OF POTOSI, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT ROLLA, MISSOURI ON APRIL 26, 1912. SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE CLARENCE AND SARAH (ELLIS) MCATEE. BEULAH DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HER RESIDENCE IN POTOSI, MISSOURI ON NOVEMBER 7, 2001 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF EIGHTY-NINE YEARS, SIX MONTHS AND TWELVE DAYS.
BEULAH WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO THEODORE STONEWALL MILLER ON FEBRUARY 22, 1930 IN POTOSI, MISSOURI. THEODORE PRECEDED HIS WIFE IN DEATH ON APRIL 10, 1987.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS, PEGGY CHAMBERLAIN OF POTOSI, MISSOURI AND DOROTHY HEAD AND HUSBAND RANDY OF PERRYVILLE, MISSOURI; SEVEN SONS, ROBERT MILLER AND WIFE LUCY OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, JACK MILLER AND WIFE LAVERN OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, JERRY MILLER AND WIFE STEPHANIE OF SALEM, OREGON, DON MILLER AND WIFE JANICE OF FORT WORTH, TEXAS, JOHN MILLER AND WIFE DONNA OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, RALPH MILLER AND WIFE LOUISE OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, AND RUSSELL MILLER AND WIFE DIANA OF POTOSI, MISSOURI. SHE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY FORTY-SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN, NINETY-THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, ELMER MCATEE AND WIFE NORMA OF CAHOKIA, ILLINOIS; ONE SISTER JUANITA HUITT OF FESTUS, MISSOURI; DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, SHIRLEY MILLER OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, AND FORMER DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, SANDY MILLER OF CADET, MISSOURI. IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS SHE WAS ALSO PRECEDED IN DEATH BY TWO SONS, ALLEN W. MILLER, AND LAWRENCE E. MILLER, SISTER, MILDRED MARTINDALE, AND TWO BROTHERS, FRANK MCATEE AND ROBERT MCATEE.
BEULAH ENJOYED MANY GIFTS FROM MOTHER NATURE ESPECIALLY THE BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS FROM HER GARDEN. SHE WAS ALWAYS KNOWN FOR HER WONDERFUL BAKING SKILLS AND WAS ALWAYS COOKING WHEN FAMILY AND FRIENDS WOULD VISIT. HER CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HER LARGE POTS OF HOMEMADE SOUP. BEULAH ALWAYS ENJOYED CROCHETING AND EMBROIDERING GIFTS FOR HER FAMILY TO CHERISH FOR YEARS TO COME. SHE WAS KNOWN FOR HER SWEET AND LOVING DISPOSITION. BEULAH EMBRACED HER LIFE, WORK, FAMILY AND FRIENDS. ALONG THE WAY SHE GREW AND LEARNED AND SHARED THAT KNOWLEDGE WITH OTHERS. SHE WAS TRULY SOMEONE WHO ALWAYS TRIED TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE FOR ALL TO ENJOY.
VISITATION WAS HELD AT 3:00 TO 9:00 ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2001 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME IN POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WAS CONDUCTED AT 2:00 ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2001 WITH REV. JIMMY HUITT OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE NEW MASONIC CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION ON MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE, RONNIE CHAMBERLAIN, RANDY DAVIS, GEROMY MILLER, JOHN MILLER, JERRY MILLER, DARRELL MILLER, MIKE MILLER AND JIMMY MILLER.

GORDON SYLVESTER TROKEY
GORDON SYLVESTER TROKEY OF POTOSI, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT CADET, MISSOURI ON JULY 14, 1947. HE IS THE SON OF MARIE (NICHOLS) BURGET AND THE LATE PAUL TROKEY. GORDON DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HIS RESIDENCE IN POTOSI, MISSOURI ON NOVEMBER 12, 2001 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF FIFTY-FOUR YEARS, THREE MONTHS AND TWENTY-NINE DAYS.
HE IS SURVIVED BY THREE DAUGHTERS; JANIECE RUTHERFORD AND HUSBAND FRANK OF TAYLORVILLE, ILLINOIS, JENNIFER GARVIN AND HUSBAND MIKE OF SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, AND JULETTA TROKEY OF STAUNTON, ILLINOIS. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY SIX GRANDCHILDREN, TWO BROTHERS; DAVID TROKEY AND WIFE JOAN OF IMPERIAL, MISSOURI, JOE TROKEY AND WIFE VICKI OF POTOSI, MISSOURI AND ONE SISTER; NORMA BATTISE AND HUSBAND GEORGE OF BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI AND MANY NIECES AND THEIR SPOUSES.
GORDON WAS A LONG TIME LOCAL EXTERMINATOR FOR THE WASHINGTON COUNTY AREA.
VISITATION WAS HELD AT 4:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2001 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME IN POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WAS CONDUCTED AT 12:00 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2001 AT MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH BROTHER LEONARD COMPTON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE ST. JOACHIM CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE, JOE TROKEY, DONNIE TROKEY, JIM NICHOLS, CARROLL BURGET, DAVE TROKEY AND JOHN TROKEY.

HELEN PRATT
HELEN GERTRUDE PRATT OF POTOSI, MISSOURI WAS BORN AUGUST 10, 1905 IN DECATUR, Nebraska A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE MAUDE (ALLEN) AND NICHOLAS MCCAULEY FARRENS. HELEN DEPARTED THIS LIFE NOVEMBER 15, 2001 AT THE AGE OF NINETY-SIX YEARS, THREE MONTHS AND FIVE DAYS.
HELEN IS SURVIVED BY TWO SONS, HOYT HULTBERG AND WIFE GERI OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, PAUL HULTBERG AND WIFE BARBARA OF DE SOTO, MISSOURI; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN, THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; ONE SISTER, GULA SHULSE OF POTOSI, MISSOURI. IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS, SHE WAS ALSO PRECEDED IN DEATH BY TWO HUSBANDS, LEROY HULTBERG AND BRACE PRATT; THREE BROTHERS, HOYT FARRENS, PAUL FARRENS AND HOWARD FARRENS.
HELEN HAD ACCEPTED CHRIST AS HER SAVIOR AND WAS BAPTIZED IN THE JORDAN RIVER DURING A TRIP TO ISRAEL.
HELEN ENJOYED PLAYING BRIDGE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. THE TIMES SPENT WITH THEM WERE VERY DEAR TO HER. SHE ALWAYS MADE TIME TO LISTEN AND TALK WHEN COMPANY CAME BY.
FUNERAL SERVICES AND BURIAL WERE HELD MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2001 AT 10 AM IN DECATUR, Nebraska. LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS BY MOORE FUNERAL HOMES, POTOSI, MISSOURI.

DOROTHY KETCHERSIDE
DOROTHY L. KETCHERSIDE OF CADET, MISSOURI WAS BORN MONDAY AUGUST 24, 1914 IN SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE JOHANNAH (BOYER) AND JACOB E. BOYER. DOROTHY DEPARTED THIS LIFE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2001 AT HER HOME AT THE AGE OF EIGHTY-SEVEN YEARS, TWO MONTHS AND TWENTY-FOUR DAYS.
DOROTHY WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO LATE WALLACE "BAKER" THEBEAU ON JUNE 29, 1932, AND TO THE LATE EMMETT KETCHERSIDE ON DECEMBER 2, 1961.
DOROTHY WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBANDS; FOSTER SON GENE WIELAND; ONE BROTHER WOODROW EDWARD BOYER AND A VERY SPECIAL NEPHEW VINCE THEBEAU.
DOROTHY IS SURVIVED BY ONE FOSTER SON JOHNNIE A. MILLER OF INDIANA; CHERISHED FRIEND STELLA DEGONIA OF BONNE TERRE, MISSOURI, MARILYN BRIGGS OF MESA, Arizona AND DEAR FRIEND AND CARE GIVERS MARY AND PAUL BOURBON AND FAMILY OF CADET, MISSOURI, SPECIAL NIECE ANN THEBEAU AND FAMILY OF CADET, MISSOURI; ONE SISTER IN LAW, EILENE BOYER OF CRYSTAL CITY, MISSOURI AND BY MANY ADOPTED TYPE CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN AND BY MANY NIECES, NEPHEWS AND OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.
DOROTHY WAS A LONG TIME DEVOTED MEMBER OF THE ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH IN POTOSI, MISSOURI AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE ST. JAMES LADIES SODALITY AND WORKED WITH THE QUILTING LADIES.
DOROTHY OWNED AND OPERATED A LOCAL NEIGHBORHOOD GROCERY STORE FOR MANY YEARS. SHE ENJOYED COLLECTING AND DRESSING DOLLS. SHE LOVED VISITS FROM HER MANY NIECES, NEPHEWS AND MANY OTHER FRIENDS.
VISITATION WAS HELD AT 3:30 P.M. ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2001 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME IN POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WAS CONDUCTED AT 10:00 A.M. ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2001 AT ST. JAMES CHURCH WITH FATHER GEORGE GALOVICH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE ST. JOACHIM CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE, KEVIN THEBEAU, PAUL BOURBON JR., GLENNON COLEMAN, GLEN BOYER, JIM KETCHERSIDE AND PAUL BOYER. SERVING AS HONORARY PALLBEARERS WERE, WILFRED THEBEAU, DAVID KETCHERSIDE AND PAUL BOURBON SR.

JOY MARIE BECKER
JOY MARIE BECKER OF POTOSI, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT LILBURN, MISSOURI ON APRIL 29, 1943, A DAUGHTER OF CLORINE (MORRIS) HARRISON AND THE LATE RONALD HARRISON. JOY DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HER RESIDENCE IN POTOSI, MISSOURI OF NOVEMBER 18, 2001 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF FIFTY-EIGHT YEARS, SIX MONTHS AND TWENTY DAYS.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER LOVING AND DEVOTED HUSBAND OF FORTY YEARS, GERALD F. BECKER OF POTOSI, MISSOURI; ONE DAUGHTER, CATHY PHELPS AND FIANCE' JAMES ABERNATHY OF DESOTO, MISSOURI; ONE SON, GERALD A. BECKER AND WIFE KATHY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS; THREE GRANDCHILDREN, GARRETT BECKER, KRISTINE PHELPS AND KEITH PHELPS. HER MOTHER, CLORINE HARRISON OF BARNHART, MISSOURI; FOUR BROTHERS, RONALD HARRISON OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, ROBERT HARRISON AND WIFE JOAN OF FESTUS, MISSOURI, WILLIAM HARRISON AND WIFE RHONDA OF BARNHART, MISSOURI, CHARLES HARRISON AND WIFE RUTH OF FESTUS, MISSOURI; THREE SISTERS, JACKIE SAWYER OF BARNHART, MISSOURI, JERRY RIGGS AND HUSBAND ROBERT OF BARNHART, MISSOURI, AND MINNIE SHULTZ AND HUSBAND JIM OF BARNHART, MISSOURI, IN LAWS; KENNETH BECKER AND WIFE LOU OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, DONALD BECKER AND WIFE SHIRLEY OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI AND RICHARD "RICK" BECKER AND WIFE DARLENE OF BLACKWELL, OKLAHOMA; ONE STEP SISTER, JACKIE SCHRADER AND HUSBAND JERRY OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI; TWO STEP BROTHERS, JOE VACLAVIK AND WIFE DIANE, JAMES VACLAVIK AND WIFE SHARON AND BY MANY OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.
JOY WAS A MEMBER OF THE ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH PARISH, POTOSI, MISSOURI.
JOY ENJOYED CRAFTING CERAMICS AND WORKING IN HER FLOWER GARDEN. SHE RELAXED READING ANY TYPE OF BOOK BUT ESPECIALLY ENJOYED A GOOD MYSTERY BY AGATHA CHRISTIE.
JOY HAD A GREAT LOVE FOR HER FAMILY AND EACH OF THEM HELD A VERY DEAR PLACE IN HER HEART. SHE ALWAYS LOOKED FORWARD TO THE TIME THEY ALL COULD GET TOGETHER AND SPEND TIME WITH EACH OTHER. SHE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE OR A KIND WORD TO SHARE WITH ANYONE.
VISITATION WAS HELD 4:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2001 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME IN POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WAS CONDUCTED AT 10:00 A.M AT THE ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH WITH FATHER GEORGE GALOVICH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE ST. JAMES CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI. SERVING AS PALL BEARERS WERE ADAM HARRISON, ROBERT HARRISON, BO METZ, DAVID SAWYER, DONNIE SAWYER AND JAMES SHULTZ.

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