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Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2008, at 10:51 a.m.

DORINE GALLAHER
DORINE LOIS GALLAHER OF BELGRADE, MISSOURI WAS BORN TUESDAY, MAY 13, 1941 AT HAZEL CREEK, MISSOURI A DAUGHTER OF MILDRED (GRIFFIN) JENKINS AND THE LATE HARRY VICTOR JENKINS. DORINE DEPARTED THIS LIFE FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2002 AT THE WASHINGTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF SIXTY ONE YEARS, THREE MONTHS AND ELEVEN DAYS.
DORINE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO CHARLES L. GALLAHER AUGUST 13, 1960 IN BELLEVIEW, MISSOURI. TO THIS LOVING UNION OF FORTY-TWO YEARS FIVE DAUGHTERS WERE BORN.
DORINE LEAVES TO SURVIVE HER LOVING AND DEVOTED HUSBAND OF FORTY-TWO YEARS CHARLES GALLAHER OF BELGRADE, MISSOURI; MOTHER, MILDRED DORIS JENKINS OF POTOSI, MISSOURI; FIVE DAUGHTERS, CHARLENE GALLAHER AND KEVIN CROCKER OF BELLEVIEW, MISSOURI, DARLENE GRAVES AND HUSBAND JEFF OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, VIKKIE NEIER AND HUSBAND JEFF OF CALEDONIA, MISSOURI, SUE GOAD AND LEONARD LEWIS OF BELGRADE, MISSOURI, JANICE GALLAHER AND ERIC DAVIS OF PARK HILLS, MISSOURI; ONE SISTER, JANET LEWIS AND HUSBAND DON OF BELGRADE, MISSOURI; ONE BROTHER-IN-LAW, DENNIS CASH SR. OF POTOSI, MISSOURI; FIFTEEN GRANDCHILDREN, TWO GREAT GRAND CHILDREN AND MANY OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. IN ADDITION TO HER FATHER DORINE WAS ALSO PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SISTER, JOYCE CASH.
DORINE HAD ACCEPTED CHRIST AS HER SAVIOR AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE HAZEL CREEK CHURCH OF GOD, BELGRADE, MISSOURI. SHE ENJOYED SINGING GOSPEL MUSIC. SHE WAS ALWAYS READY TO GO SHOPPING WITH HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
DORINE WAS A LONG TIME EMPLOYEE OF THE VALLEY SCHOOL AND FELT THE STAFF AND CHILDREN WERE PART OF HER FAMILY. SHE CHERISHED THE TIME SPENT WITH HER FAMILY AND ALWAYS LOOKED FORWARD TO THE GRANDCHILDREN COMING BY.
VISITATION WAS HELD 5:00 PM TO 9:00 PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2002 AND 9:00 AM TO 11:00 AM ON MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT 11:00 AM ON MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME WITH REVEREND HARVEY BUCKLEY, REVEREND MYRON LARAMORE AND BROTHER LAWRENCE AKERS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE SUNSET HILL CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE DON LEWIS, RICK HALBERT, JOE WEEKS, DAVE DICKEY, ALLEN TOLINGER AND DENNIS CASH, SR.

RUDOLPH WILLIAMSON
RUDOLPH "DOC" WILLIAMSON OF MINERAL POINT, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT PARMA, MISSOURI ON SEPTEMBER 21, 1911. HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE DANIEL AND ANNE (CHADWELL) WILLIAMSON. DOC DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HIS RESIDENCE IN MINERAL POINT, MISSOURI ON AUGUST 22, 2002 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF NINETY YEARS, ELEVEN MONTHS AND TWO DAYS.
DOC WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO OPAL KITCHEN AND TO THIS UNION TWO SONS WERE BORN. DOC WAS THEN MARRIED TO LULA STUART ON JULY 29, 1939 IN DEXTER, MISSOURI AND TO THIS UNION ONE SON WAS BORN.
HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, LULA WILIAMSON, THREE SONS, CLIFFORD WILLIAMSON AND WIFE BETTY OF CRESTWOOD, MISSOURI, MELVIN WILLIAMSON AND WIFE PEGGY OF POTOSI, MISSOURI AND SONNY WILIAMSON AND WIFE RUTHIE OF MINERAL POINT, MISSOURI, ONE STEP-SON, ELBERT STUART OF MINERAL POINT, MISSOURI, FOURTEEN GRANDCHILDREN, THIRTY-ONE GREAT, GRANDCHILDREN AND FORMER PASTOR, REV A.E. STANLEY OF CARDWELL, MISSOURI. IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE BROTHER, RALPH WILLIAMSON AND ONE GRANDDAUGHTER, CAROLYN WARNCKE.
DOC WAS A MEMBER AND DEACON AT THE GREAT HOPE OPEN BIBLE CHURCH. HE HAD A GREAT LOVE OF MUSIC AND ENJOYED PLAYING THE GUITAR AND HARMONICA. DOC LOVED TO SHARE THE SOUND OF MUSIC AS HE WOULD SING AT HOME AND AT CHURCH.
DOC HAD A HEART FULL OF LOVE AND CHERISHED EVERY MOMENT SPENT WITH HIS FAMILY AND HIS GRANDCHILDREN. HE WILL BE SADLY MISSED AND LOVINGLY REMEMBERED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM.
VISITATION WAS HELD 5:00 PM TO 9:00 PM ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2002 AND 11:00 AM TO 1:00 PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED 1:00 PM ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME WITH REV. LYNN THEBEAU OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE REDBUD MEMORIAL GARDENS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE DENNIS ECKHOFF, MELVIN WILLIAMSON, STEVE WILLIAMSON, EDDIE STUART, LUKE CAIN AND TONY STUART.

MAGGIE ADELINE PROVINCE
MAGGIE ADELINE PROVINCE OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT CALEDONIA, MISSOURI ON JANUARY 17, 1908. SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE HERBERT AND HATTIE(BUXTON) BECK. MAGGIE DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT THE POTOSI MANOR IN POTOSI, MISSOURI ON AUGUST 22, 2002 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF NINETY- FOUR YEARS, SEVEN MONTHS AND SIX DAYS.
MAGGIE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO QUINTEN EDMAN PROVINCE ON FEBRUARY 6, 1924 IN IRONDALE, MISSOURI AND TO THIS UNION FIVE CHILDREN WERE BORN. QUINTEN PRECEDED HIS WIFE IN DEATH ON OCTOBER 19, 1995.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY THREE DAUGHTERS, BETTY BYERS OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, WILMA PINSON AND HUSBAND DORSEY OF CADET, MISSOURI AND HAZEL ANN NELSON AND HUSBAND BILL OF PARK HILLS, MISSOURI, TWO SONS, RONALD PROVINCE OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI AND DORSEY PROVINCE AND WIFE BRENDA OF IRONDALE, MISSOURI, TWENTY- SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN, FORTY-NINE GREAT GRAND CHILDREN AND TWELVE GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY SIX SISTERS, CLARA PROVINCE, LEVA PROVINCE, ODA HEDGECORTH, MAZZIE BRILEY, DAISY FOSHEE AND RUTH BLOUNT, THREE BROTHERS, JOHNNIE BECK, EVERETT BECK, MAHLON BECK AND ONE GRANDDAUGHTER, DINAH ANDERSON.
MAGGIE WAS A LOVING AND DEVOUT CHRISTIAN WHO ENJOYED TEACHING SUNDAY SCHOOL AND ASSISTING IN ANYWAY POSSIBLE AT HER PLACE OF WORSHIP, THE IRONDALE NAZARENE CHURCH. HER CHURCH FAMILY, AND FRIENDS AT THE POTOSI MANOR WERE ALWAYS AMAZED AT HER BEAUTIFUL SINGING TALENTS. MAGGIE LOVED HER FAMILY DEARLY ESPECIALLY HER GRANDCHILDREN AND WERE VERY PROUD OF THEIR MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS. MAGGIE WAS WELL KNOWN FOR MAKING A HOMEMADE OINTMENT TO RELIEVE BURNING AND PAIN, WITH EVERYONE KNOWING IT WAS MUCH BETTER THAT MONEY COULD BUY. SHE WAS AN EXCELLENT SEAMSTRESS WHO ALWAYS ENJOYED MAKING CLOTHES FOR HER FAMILY. MAGGIE WILL BE REMEMBERED FOR HER LOVE OF LIFE AND HER ABILITY TO SHARE FAMILY HISTORY IN GREAT DETAIL DURING FAMILY GATHERINGS, WHERE EVERYONE ENJOYED HER WONDERFUL HOME COOKING ESPECIALLY CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS AND GOOSE BERRY PIES. MAGGIE WILL BE LOVINGLY REMEMBER BY ALL WHO WERE PRIVILEGED TO KNOW HER AS A FRIEND.
VISITATION WAS HELD 4:30 PM TO 9:00 PM SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2002 AND 11:00 AM TO 2:00 PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, IRONDALE.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED 2:00 PM ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2002 AT THE MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH REV. TAMI WILSON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE BIG RIVER CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, IRONDALE.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE DAVID PROVINCE, GLENNON "BUTCH" PINSON, ROGER PINSON, CHAD ALLEN, JEFF PINSON, PETE HACKWORTH, BRYAN VANDIVER, DAVID FLINT AND JOHN BYERS.

WILLIAM LEROY SINGER
WILLIAM LEROY SINGER OF CADET, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT CADET, MISSOURI ON AUGUST 14, 1941. HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE LUCIAN AND EMMA (THEBEAU) SINGER. WILLIAM DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT HIS HOME IN CADET, MISSOURI ON AUGUST 22, 2002 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF SIXTY-ONE YEARS AND NINE DAYS.
HE IS SURVIVED BY ONE DAUGHTER, ANGELIQUE SILVEY AND HUSBAND FRANK OF MINERAL POINT, MISSOURI, ONE SON, KELLY SINGER OF DESOTO, MISSOURI, FOUR SISTERS, MARY LOU HEINEMAN OF TEXAS, VIRGINIA SINGER OF BLOOMSDALE, MISSOURI, ROSE ACORD OF CHILLICOTHE, MISSOURI AND LEONA VIGOREAUX OF NEVADA, TWO BROTHERS, HAROLD SINGER OF CADET, MISSOURI, CHARLES SINGER OF PEARLAND, TEXAS, THREE GRANDCHILDREN, COMPANION, VANETA CLARK OF CADET, MISSOURI, TWO STEP-DAUGHTERS, ANGELA GILL AND HUSBAND GALON OF DESOTO, MISSOURI, PEGGY WOOD AND HUSBAND MARK OF ARNOLD, MISSOURI, FOUR STEP-SONS, SCOTT JOHNSON AND WIFE VICKIE OF GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS, TONY JOHNSON OF TIFF, MISSOURI, TIMOTHY JOHNSON AND WIFE SHERRI OF GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS AND RANDY JOHNSON OF TIFF, MISSOURI. IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SISTER, DONNA SINGER, THREE BROTHERS, MARVIN SINGER, JOSEPH SINGER AND FRANCIS "JACK" SINGER.
BILL ENJOYED GOING FISHING, AND TINKERING AND RIGGING OLD CARS. HE LIKED TO CALL SWAP SHOP TO SELL ALL HIS WONDERFUL TREASURES. HE ALSO LIKED TALKING WITH HIS MANY FRIENDS ON THE CB RADIO. BILL WILL BE SADLY MISSED BY ALL HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
VISITATION WAS HELD 5:30 PM TO 9:00 PM ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2002 AND 9:00 AM TO 10:00 AM ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT 10:00 AM ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2002 AT THE MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH REVEREND LLOYD SHEPARD OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE ST. JOACHIM CEMETERY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE SCOTT JOHNSON, TONY JOHNSON, GALSON GILL, MARK WOOD, JESSIE COOLEY, FRED GREENLEE AND WES KRIEGBAUM. SERVING AS HONORARY PALLBEARER WAS FRANK SILVEY.

CLINTON "PETE" TROKEY
CLINTON "PETE" TROKEY OF POTOSI, MISSOURI WAS BORN AT POTOSI, MISSOURI ON JULY 24, 1929. HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE MACK AND JANIE (GILLAM) TROKEY. PETE DEPARTED THIS LIFE AT THE WASHINGTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN POTOSI, MISSOURI ON AUGUST 21, 2002 HAVING REACHED THE AGE OF SEVENTY-THREE YEARS AND TWENTY-EIGHT DAYS.
PETE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO WILMA BLOUNT ON OCTOBER 20, 1951 AND TO THIS UNION ONE SON WAS BORN.
HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, WILMA TROKEY OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, ONE SON, STEVE TROKEY AND WIFE PAM OF POTOSI, MISSOURI, TWO BROTHERS, CHARLES TROKEY OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, TOMMY TROKEY AND WIFE CONNIE OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, TWO GRANDCHILDREN, GRETCHEN SIMPSON AND HUSBAND MARTY, CLINT TROKEY AND ONE GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER, TAYLOR. IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE BROTHER, RAY TROKEY AND ONE SISTER, RUBY MONTGOMERY.
PETE SERVED HIS COUNTRY, RETIRING FROM THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE WITH AN HONORABLE DISCHARGE AND MANY DECORATIONS, MEDALS, AND COMMENDATIONS.
PETE WAS A MAN OF MANY TALENTS, WHO ENJOYED SHARING HIS SKILLS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. HE LOVED TO FISH, HUNT AND WORK IN HIS GARDEN. HE APPRECIATED THE MANY GIFTS OF MOTHER NATURE AND SEARCHING WITH HIS METAL DETECTOR TO FIND HIDDEN TREASURES. PETE LOVED ALL THE GIFTS THAT LIFE BROUGHT HIM, ESPECIALLY THE LOVE OF HIS FAMILY. PETE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED BY HIS MANY FRIENDS AS A PERSON WHO TRULY LEFT THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE FOR ALL MANKIND.
VISITATION WAS HELD 3:00 PM TO 9:00 PM ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2002 AND 10:00 AM TO 2:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2002 AT THE MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT 2:00 PM ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2002 AT THE MOORE MEMORIAL CHAPEL WITH PASTOR DALE BLOUNT OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE REDBUD MEMORAL GARDENS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MOORE FUNERAL HOME, POTOSI.
SERVING AS PALLBEARERS WERE JERRY WEST, GARRY WEST, JIM CRESSWELL, JEFF WHITE, DON TULLOCK, RON FRYMAN AND JON BOYER. SERVING AS HONORARY PALLBEARERS WERE DENNY BRANAUGH, LEMEUL WILSON, JOHN LARAMORE AND STEVE SHEPARD.

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