"A" OBITUARIES

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Marion, AR--BESSIE AARON, 92, of Whitewater, Mo., formerly of Marion, Ark., homemaker, died of heart disease Friday in Jackson, Mo. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis with burial in Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Marion. She leaves two daughters, Lewanda Burden of Whitewater and Merle Stimpson of Grassy, Mo.; a son, Charles Aaron of Marion, 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. --Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) - January 26, 1997.



JACKSON, MO–IMOGENE FORD ABERNATHIE, 93, of Jackson, Mo., formerly of Springfield, Ill., died Saturday at Deal Nursing Home in Jackson.
Survivors: several nieces and nephews.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ford and Son Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Burial: Cape County Memorial Park, Cape Girardeau.
--State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - September 30, 1996



Cape Girardeau, MO, Nov 30--Ex-Judge SEBASTIAN ALBERT, a prominent and well-known citizen and business man in Southeast Missouri, died this morning at his residence in this city, aged 68 years.  He was born in Aleuce, then a part of France, and at an early age came to this country with his father, who was a professor in a college, and settled in Louisville, Ky.  In 1845 he came to Missouri, and was in business at Jackson for several years, and afterwards removed to this place.  He has been closely identified with business interests of this section since, and held two consecutive terms of four years each as Presiding Justice of the County Court of this county, was a leading member of the City Council of this city for several years and held various offices of responsibility in the city government.
At the time of death he was at the head of the S. Albert Grocery Company, a large wholesale establishment.  His death is universally deplored.  He leaves a widow and several children.  His funeral will take place from St. Vincent's Church to the Catholic Cemetery tomorrow at 3 o'clock p.m.  (Contributed by Glenda Jacobs)



CAPE GIRARDEAU--HELEN H. ALLGOOD, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.
    She was born Sept. 2, 1921, at Huxie, Mo., daughter of Irven E. and Alma Stamms Eaker. She and Laymon A. Allgood were married June 29, 1940, at Sank, Mo.
    Allgood was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Cape Rock Chapter of Eastern Star and White Shrine.
    Survivors include her husband; two sons, Richard and Roger Allgood of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by two brothers.
    Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo., from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and Friday at Grace United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. until time of service.
    The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Revs. Virgil Bunch and Scott Moon officiating. Burial will be in Dry Creek Cemetery near Marble Hill.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.



CAPE GIRARDEAU--LAYMON A. ALLGOOD, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at the Lutheran Home.
    He was born March 19, 1917, near Sank, Mo., son of Joseph and Mae Eaker Allgood. He and Helen Henraetta Eaker were married June 29, 1940, near Sank. She died Oct. 25, 2004.
    Allgood was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and served in various offices. He was a member and first worshipful master of Harold O. Grauel Masonic Lodge 672, 33rd degree member of Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, member of York Rite, served the Grand Lodge as district deputy grand lecturer and district deputy grand master, and was secretary of Capaha Scottish Rite Club more than 25 years.
    He was an investigator with the Counter Intelligence Corps of the U.S. Army during World War II.
    Survivors include two sons, Richard and Roger Allgood of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo., from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and at Grace United Methodist Church after 9 a.m. Monday. A Masonic service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
    The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Grace Church, with the Rev. Scott Moon officiating. Graveside service will be at Dry Creek Cemetery near Marble Hill, with full military honors by Missouri Military Honors Team and American Legion Post 63.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.



Cape Girardeau, Mo--PAUL LEONARD ALLISON, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.  He was born June 27, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Robert William and Christine Glueck Allison.  He and Catherine Gaither Allison were married on Sept. 5, 1961 in Cape Girardeau.
Allison served in the U. S. Air Force from 1955 to 1975 in Korea and Vietnam.  He received the Air Force Commendation Medal while in Vietnam; he was also stationed in Kotzuba, Alaska, and Germany in the records analysis department, retiring in 1975 as a staff sergeant.     Allison was a postman with the post office from 1978 to 2000.  He was a member of the Harold O. Grauel Masonic Lodge 609 AF & AM, the Capaha Scottish Rites, Valley of St. Louis Scottish Rites, Cape Shriners, KIM Shrine Club, Eastern Star No. 60 Cape Rock Chapter, TPA, Eagles, Air Force Sergeants Association, Capaha Antique Club, charter member of the Alfred family Association, Tackett Family Association Committee member, the National Guard No. 140 from 1952 to 1955, a 1953 graduate of Central High School, Central High School '50s graduating class reunion committee.
Allison was a member of Maple United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of Cape Girardeau; two sons, Terry Allison, Greg Allison, both of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Charla Bueckers of Melrose, Minn.; a brother, Harold Allison of Huntsville, Ala.; four sisters, Mildred Clay of Cape Girardeau, Dorothy Bridwell of Heber Springs, Ark., Monica Cobb of Belton, Mo., Ruth Ann Wilson of Spokane, Wash.; three grandsons, Christopher Allison, Jonathan Allison, Benjamin Allison, all of Cape Girardeau; three granddaughters, Amanda Bueckers, Jennifer Bueckers, Elizabeth Bueckers, all of Melrose.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert Allison and Junior Allison; and two sisters, Camille Brooks and Edna Schaefer.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.  Masonic rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jim Cooper officiating.
Burial will be at Lorimier Cemetery with military rites by the Cape Girardeau VFW Post 3838 and the Missouri Military Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children's Hospital.
Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
--Contributed by Catherine Allison; transcribed by A. Newell.



CHESTERFIELD, M0--CHARLES L. ANDERSON, 73, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Delmar Gardens at Chesterfield.  He was born June 17 (c1930) at Sikeston, Mo., son of Charlie and Lela Husk Anderson.  He and Gae Hannah were married Oct. 15, 1974, at Granite City, Ill.  She died July 17, 2002. 
Anderson was an auto body repairman at Ron Snelson Auto Body at Granite City until he retired in 1993.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He had lived in Cape Girardeau until 1950, then he moved to Ferndale, Mich., then to Granite City in 1955, then back to Cape Girardeau in 1993, and later to Chesterfield.  He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene at Cape Girardeau and of Masonic Lodge 887 in Granite City. 
Survivors include two sons, David Anderson of Chesterfield and Earl Anderson of Granite City; a brother, Howard Anderson of Florida; and five grandchildren.  Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First Church of the Nazarene. 
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Bill L. Burke officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau.  Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  (Contributed by Catherine Allison.)



ONONDAGA HILL, NY--MARVIN W. ANDERSON, 67, of Onondaga Hill died Thursday at Community-General Hospital.
Born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., he lived in Syracuse 41 years.
Mr. Anderson was a combat veteran and commissioned officer of the Korean War. He retired from Crouse-Hinds Co. in 1990 after 34 years. He was a communicant of St. Michael's Church.
Surviving are his wife, the former Ruth Stoehr; and two brothers, Robert of Fresno, Calif., and James of Great Falls, Mont.
Services are 11:30 a.m. today in St. Michael's Church, Onondaga Hill. Burial is in Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
There are no calling hours.
Contributions may be made to the Central New York Diabetes Association.
Butler-Badman Funeral Home, 4540 W. Seneca Turnpike, has arrangements.
--Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - April 5, 1997



CANTON, IL --VIOLA SUMMERS ANDERSON, 74, of Fondulac Woods Health Care Center, East Peoria, formerly of Canton, died at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 1996, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Born June 7, 1921, in Millersville, Mo., to Leo and Emma Irvin Slinkard, she married William Summers in 1939 in Jackson, Mo. She later married Don Anderson in 1970 in Canton.
Surviving are one daughter, Connie Sherrill of Peoria; one son, Jack D. Summers of Orlando, Fla.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Norman Slinkard of Springfield, Mo., and Howard Slinkard of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; and one sister, Cora Lindsey of Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was preceded in death by two sons, Howard Neal Summers and Harold Lloyd Summers, and six brothers and sisters.
She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Canton and Fairview Methodist Church in Millersville, Mo.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Fairview Methodist Church in Millersville. Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Cumerford- Endsley Memorial Home in Peoria is in charge of local arrangements.
--Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - April 4, 1996.



CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO--AUGUSTA AUBUCHON, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at Heartland Care Rehab Center.  She was born Aug. I, 1906, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Albert and Anna Belle Moore Phillips.  She and Otis Hosea were married Oct. 12, 1924, in Stoddard County, Mo. He died in 1963. She and the Rev. Shelby Aubuchon were married in June 1967in Jackson. He died in 1987. 
Aubuchon worked at Dolly's Hat Shop, was a waitress at Colonial Restaurant and Sea Drift, and sold Stanley products. She was a member of First Baptist Church, White Shrine and Order of Eastern Star. 
Survivors include a son, Don Hosea of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and 11 greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, six brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren. 
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.  The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev.Kenneth Moxey officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park

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Springfield, IL.--MARSHALL E. AYERS, SR., 51, of Springfield died Tuesday in Osborn, Mo.
He was born March 11, 1947, in Essex, Mo., the son of Lee and Odell Williams Ayers. He married Helen L. Smith on Dec. 21, 1965, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Mr. Ayers was employed as a truck driver with ABF Trucking since 1972. He also served in the U.S. Navy from 1968-69. Survivors: wife, Helen; four sons, Marshall Earl Jr. and Byron Keith Ayers, both of Springfield, and Paxton Orlando Ayers and Marcus Lowe, both of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; six grandchildren; four brothers, Joe Ayers of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Henry and Jerry Ayers, both of Texas, and Charles Ayers of Jackson, Mo.; three sisters, Hazel Jackson and Louise Colon, both of Cape Girardeau, and Adell Nelson of Chicago; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services: noon Sunday, Ford and Sons Funeral Home, Cape Girardeau, Mo., with Bishop Charlie Green officiating. Burial: Lorimier Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Mo. --State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - April 2, 1998


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