Cape Girardeau County Missouri Genealogy Trails

Jackson, Mo.--RICHARD O. LAIRD, 85, of Jackson died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 at his home.  He was born Nov. 13, 1922, in Elvins, Mo., son of James C. and Hulda Rock Laird.  Laird served in the U. S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific, being discharged Dec. 21, 1945.  He owned and operated Deneke-Laird Funeral Home and Furniture Store in Jackson 31 years.  He also farmed.  He was of the Metholdist belief.  Survivors include two sons, Rick Laird of Jackson, Stephen Laird; a daughter, Marnell Staley of Chaffee, Mo.; a brother, David Laird of Plano, Texas; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a son and nine brothers and sisters.  The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Russell Heights Cemetery, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating.  There will be a gathering at Laird's Spring Valley on Greensferry Road for family and friends following the service.  Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  --Southeast Missourian, Oct 8, 2008.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - WILLIAM F. LAMB, 86, of Jackson, Mo., died at 4:23 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., where he entered March 9.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen J. (Molyneux) Lamb, a former Parsons resident, on May 19, 1990.
Further obituary details and funeral arrangements will be announced by the Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Parsons.
--Parsons Sun (KS) - March 16, 1999.

CAPE GIRARDEAU--NAOMI ELIZABETH LEE, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
    She was born April 3, 1923, in the Cedar Fork Community of Perry County, Mo., the daughter of Clarence R. and Flora J. (Rimboch) Hudson.
    She was first married to Chandos McRill on Aug. 28, 1944, and later married Charles M. Lee on Aug. 2, 1969. He died April 26, 2007.
    Naomi devoted her life to the education of young children. She was a graduate of Perryville High School, Southeast Missouri State University and received a master’s degree from the University of Missouri. Her teaching career spanned 40 years, 10 of which were in rural schools in Perry County, 11 years in the Perryville Elementary School, and after moving to Cape Girardeau in 1963, she taught 19 years in Cape Girardeau public schools, retiring in 1982.
    Naomi is a member of First Baptist Church, Missouri State Teachers Association, Missouri and Cape Girardeau Retired Teachers associations, Beta Iota Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa where she is a charter member and has served two terms as president, Cape Rock Chapter No. 60 of Order of the Eastern Star where she is a past matron and has served as organist for many years. She has also been a volunteer at Saint Francis Medical Center for more than 20 years.
    She is survived by two daughters, Anita (Edward) Zimmer of Cape Girardeau and Rebecca (Robert) Tracy of Republic, Mo.; a stepson, John F. Lee of Oregon; a stepdaughter, Carolyn Barks of Cape Girardeau.
    She is also survived by six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two stepgranddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Floyd, Cecil, Marvin and Robert; and two great-grandchildren, James D. Feverston III and Mary Katlyn Parr.
    Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, with Order of Eastern Star service at 7 p.m.
    The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Shupert officiating.
    Entombment will be at Cape County Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Cape Girardeau.
    Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Cape Girardeau or to the Cedar Fork Cemetery Association.
    Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

Cape Girardeau, Mo.--JESSICA LINDSAY LEGRAND, 21, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.  She was born July 10, 1987 in Cape Girardeau, daughter of William Joseph and Sally Rochelle Herzog LeGrand.  LeGrand was a receptionist at the office of Dr. Bill Ogborn.  She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, Mo.
Survivors include her father, Bill LeGrand of Kelso; her mother, Sally LeGrand of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Nate LeGrand of Kelso; a nephew, Tyson LeGrand of Kelso; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Mary Herzog of St. Mary, Mo., Pat and Rick Noll of Ste. Genevieve, Mo; paternal grandfather, Ervin LeGrand of Kelso; maternal great-grandmother, Leatha Brown of Ste. Genevieve.
Friends may call at St. Augustine Church from 4 to 8 p.m. today.  A prayer service will be held at 8, followed by Knights of Columbus prayers at 8:15.  Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Oliver Clavin officiating.  Burial will be in St. Augustine Cemetery.  Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.  --Southeast Missourian, Oct. 8, 2008.

PLANT CITY, FL--HAROLD P. LESLIE, 68, of Plant City died Saturday at home. A native of Cape Girardeau, Mo., he moved to Plant City in 1956 from Brooksville. He was a heavy equipment operator for C.F. Industries and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Springhead Baptist Church and Olin S. Wright Masonic Lodge 79 F. & A.M. in Plant City.
He is survived by his wife, Fannie F.; one son, Jerry H. of Plant City; three daughters, Barbara McDowell, Bonnie Overstreet and Janice Gresham, all of Plant City; two brothers, Roy of Memphis and Troy of Monette, Ark.; two sisters, Helen Hamilton of Lake City, Ark., and Ionia Safley of Joplin, Mo.; and seven grandchildren.
Wells Memorial Funeral Home, Plant City.
--Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - June 29, 1992.

CAPE GIRARDEAU--THOMAS H. LETT JR., 84, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday June 24, 2008, at the Lutheran Home.
    He was born April 12, 1924, in St. Louis, son of Thomas H. and Evelyn Miller Lett. He and Mary Lou Caldwell were married Dec. 14, 1952, in Piggott, Ark.
    Tom enlisted in the U.S. Navy upon graduating from Morley High School in 1942. He received wings and commission as a fighter pilot in November 1943. His F4F airplane crashed Feb. 10, 1943. He spent February 1944 until November 1945 receiving reconstructive surgery for his injuries. He retired as an ensign in 1945.
    He received a bachelor of science in vocational agriculture at the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1955. He taught vocational agriculture at Delta High School from 1955 to 1957 and at Kelly High School from 1957 to 1960.
    Tom started his career in the Department of Agriculture in 1960, first as office manager at ASCS in Scott County, Mo. He was an employment development officer in Washington, D.C., from 1965 to 1971. While in that position he was detailed to the executive office of the president from 1969 to 1971. He received a promotion to employee development specialist at the Kansas City field office from 1971 to 1977. In 1977 he was head of Grain Export Claims Division and retired in 1978.
    He graduated with master’s degrees in human relations and counseling service in 1975 from Webster College, while working in the Department of Agriculture.
    In 1978 he started Tom Lett Nursery in Cape Girardeau. Tom also was a professor at Southeast Missouri State University from 1979 to 1980. He tuaght agriculture courses. He continued with his tree nursery into the late 1990s.
    Tom was a Master Mason in the Scottish Rite since 1945. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Lett of Cape Girardeau; a son, Paul Lett of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Scarlett Puls and husband Charley of Cape Girardeau; and a granddaughter, Selina M. Lett of Cape Girardeau.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Thomas H. Let III.
    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
    The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Sanderson officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

PLANT CITY, FL--DENNIS LEWIS, 91, of Plant City died Sunday at James A. Haley VA Hospital. A native of Jackson, Mo., he moved to the Tampa area in 1985 from Castleberry.
He was a retired postman, Army veteran of World War II, a Methodist and a Mason.
He is survived by his wife, Billie of Bluffton, Ind.; two sons, Paul of Odessa and Dennis Owen of Brooksville; two daughters, Barbara Keldehouse of Lombard, Ill. and Patricia Jackson of Orlando; a stepdaughter, Lana Fager of Dunkirk, Ind.; four brothers, Denver, Richard, Wilson and Truman, all of Jackson; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Wells Memorial Funeral Home, Plant City.
--Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - December 27, 1997.

CAPE GIRARDEAU--MELVA ROSE LEWIS, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 30,2002, in Prague, Czech Republic.  She was born July 20, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Benjamin R. and Selma Meyer Schrader.  She and Francis F. Lewis were married Oct. 21, 1950.  He died June 1, 1988. 
Lewis was a 1940 graduate of Central High School.  She received a bachelor of science degree in education and a bachelor of arts degree with majors in English and history from Southeast Missouri State University in 1944.  After working in St. Louis as a copywriter for Famous-Barr, she was an advertising account executive for the Cape Girardeau News and the Southeast Missourian.  She was later secretary for United Way and had worked in the news department at the Southeast Missourian.  Lewis was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Chapter GF of P.E.O., GFWC Quest Club and Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society. 
Survivors include a son, Benjamin F. Lewis of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Carole Anne Iles of Ashland, Mo., Mary Francis Young of Davis, Calif.; a sister, Margie Lee Caterson of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.; and six grandchildren. 
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.  The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Paul Kabo officiating. Inurnment will be in Cape County Memorial Park.  (Contributed by Catherine Allison)

CAPE GIRARDEAU--MRS. JESSIE LOU LIMBAUGH, 73 years old, 211 South Park, died this morning in a hospital here.  She was a charter member of the Church of the Nazarene, and a retired employee of International Sheo Co.
Mrs. Limbaugh was born March 17, 1898 at Gravel Hill, and married Cledes Limbaugh Oct 16, 1922 in Cape Girardeau.  He preceded her in death Sept. 30.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Ben Howard and Mrs. Pansy Connors, both of Cape Girardeau, Mrs. Earl Sams, Ketchikan, Alaska and Mrs. John Landess, Sterling, Alaska; a brother, Ora Slinkard, Whitewater; four sisters, Mrs. Charity Hahn, Scopus, Mrs. Jason Proffer, Crump, Mrs. Charles Smith, Oak Ridge and Mrs. Gale Stroder, Allenville; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The body is at Ford and Sons Funeral Home, where friends may call after 2 Saturday afternoon.  Funeral services will be at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the funeral home.  The Rev. Paul Aldrich, pastor of the Nazarene Church, will officiate.  Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.  (Contributed by Catherine Allison; transcribed by A. Newell)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. -- RUSH H. LIMBAUGH SR., grandfather of talk show host Rush Limbaugh and one of the nation's oldest practicing lawyers, died Monday (April 8, 1996) at age 104.
''It's a resource lost but a treasure trove of memories,'' his grandson told his national radio audience Tuesday.
Limbaugh, a federal judge, had two sons follow him into law: Rush H. Limbaugh Jr., who died in 1990, had worked in the family firm, and Stephen Limbaugh, is a federal judge in St. Louis. Four grandsons also became lawyers, including Stephen Limbaugh Jr., a Missouri Supreme Court judge.
''I take great pride in the lawyers in the family,'' the elder Limbaugh said in January at Southeast Missouri State University. ''They have done so much to help in the field of education and the law.''
In recent months, he worked at least twice a week at Limbaugh, Russell, Payne and Howard, which he founded in 1916. Limbaugh argued more than 60 cases before the Missouri Supreme Court. He specialized in probate law and helped draft the 1955 Probate Code of Missouri.
--Times Union, The (Albany, NY) - April 10, 1996 and State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - April 10, 1996

BULL SHOALS, MO-- A funeral for OMER RUBEN LINDMAN, 96, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. today at the Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel in Bull Shoals with the Rev. Nicholas Lascaro officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Newton Flat Cemetery in Bull Shoals. Mr. Lindman died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005 in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Mr. Lindman was born June 21, 1909 at Maywood, Ill., to Frank and Annie Lindman. He married Bergit Torgersen. He was employed at Ludwig Dairy in Elgin, Ill., until he retired to Bull Shoals. He was an Army veteran and enjoyed fishing, camping and mechanical work. He was a member of the Mississippi Valley Packard Club, Hoevel-Barnett VFW #1341 of Bull Shoals and Methodist Church.
He is survived by three sons: Orin (Patty) Lindman of Dexter, Mo.; Kevin (Marlene) Lindman of Jackson, Mo.; Daryl Lindman of Bull Shoals; six grandchildren; Laura, Brian, William, Daniel, Arthur and Eric; brothers and sisters-in-law Bob and Marie Williamson of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; and Torv and Dot Torgerson of Pensacola, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, five brothers and two sisters.
Memorials may be made to Missouri Veterans Home. Arrangements are by Kirby-Boaz Funeral Directors. 
--Baxter Bulletin, The (Mountain Home, AR) - August 22, 2005.

CAPE GIRARDEAU--LESLIE L. LINDY, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.
    He was born May 29, 1926, at Hayti, Mo., son of Charles Jacob and Ruby Mizzell Lindy. He and Wanda Barnes were married June 30, 1947, in West Frankfort, Ill.
    Mr. Lindy had been a salesman and route supervisor for Chesty Foods Inc. (potato chip company), Old Judge Coffee and General Grocers. He owned and operated Lindy Line Restaurant and train museum, and owned a operated L. Lindy Sales Co. selling wholesale cigars.
    He was a member of Mount Auburn Christian Church, Capaha Antique Car Club, Train Collectors Association and Corvair Society of America.
    Mr. Lindy served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He received a Purple Heart.
    Survivors include his wife; a son, Les (Helen) Lindy Jr. of Gordonville; a daughter, Linda Lou (Jerry) Suedekum of Jackson; three brothers, Daniel and Fred Lindy of Chaffee, Mo., Larry Lindy of Saraland, Ala.; three grandchildren, Sara and Sylvia Lindy of Gordonville, and Meredith Musgraves of Cape Girardeau.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Charles J. Lindy Jr., and a grandson, Marcus David Musgraves.
    Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.
    The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Wesley Wright officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at Denning Cemetery in West Frankfort.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

MEMPHIS, TN--W.C. LINGO, 78, of Jackson, Mo., formerly of Memphis, retired pharmacist, died of heart disease Monday in Cape Girardeau. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Jackson First Presbyterian Church, where he was a member, with burial in Russell Heights Cemetery there. McComb Funeral Home in Jackson has charge.
He was a member of White Station O.K. Houck Masonic Lodge and White Station Order of the Eastern Star, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion in Jackson.
Mr. Lingo, the husband of Jo Nelle Lingo, also leaves a daughter, Jana Lingo of Midlothian, Va.; a son, William J. Lingo of Cape Girardeau, and two grandchildren.
--Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) - November 17, 1999.

JACKSON -- ROBERT G. LITTLE, 53, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 5, 1994, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
    He was born Jan. 9, 1942, at Cape Girardeau, son of Percy R. and Mayme Babb Little.
    He married Carolyn Reitzel, May 11, 1962.
    Little was a patrolman with the Cape Girardeau Police Department from 1963 to 1965.
    From July 1965 to September 1992, he was a trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol where he served as an assistant commander and a commander of the Cape Girardeau zone, before being promoted to the rank of lieutenant in 1988, when he was transferred to Troop G Headquarters in Willow Springs, Mo.
    He was a member of the Missouri National Guard for 34 years. From 1970-1974, he was the company commander of the Sikeston-Portageville unit; from 1982-1987 he served as operations officer of the 35th Engineer Brigade in Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; from 1987-1990 he was the battalion commander of the 1140th Engineers with units in Portageville, Sikeston, Charleston, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Perryville, Fredericktown and Farmington; and in 1990 he was promoted to the rank of colonel and was assigned as the commander of Camp Clark and Camp Crowder. He was transferred to the U.S. Retired Reserves on Sept. 28, 1993.
    Little had a bachelor of science in management degree from Tarkio College in Tarkio, Mo.
    Survivors include his wife; a son, Tim Little of Cape Girardeau; a daughter JoBeth Schott of Charleston; two brothers, Bill Little of Van Buren, Mo., Jack Little of Jefferson City, Mo.; a sister, JoAnn Adams of Poplar Bluff; and two grandchildren.
    Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, with the Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating.
    Burial will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

WINTER HAVEN, FL--ROBERT EUGENE LITZELFELNER, 66, of Winter Haven died Saturday at Winter Haven Hospital. A native of Cape Girardeau, Mo., he moved to the area in 1968 from Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a salesman for Preferred Products, a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army, a member of American Legion Post 8, Mark Twain Fraternity, the APO and several musical groups in Cape Girardeau, and was Protestant.
He is survived by his wife, Eva Louise; a son, Robert Alan of DeLand; a daughter, Rebecca Leblanc of Winter Haven; and four grandchildren.
Crisp-Coon Funeral Home, Winter Haven.
--Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - April 4, 1994

CAPE GIRARDEAU--CALVIN C. LIVINGSTON, 78, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, March 9, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
    He was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Holly Springs, Ark., son of Delmer and Rosie Glover Livingston. He and Donna Mae Phelps were married Aug. 4, 1951, in Piggott, Ark.
    Calvin served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. His military career began Sept. 22, 1948, in Shreveport, La. He was headquartered at the James Connally Air Force Base in Waco, Texas, where he attained the rank of staff sergeant on March 9, 1951. He was honorably discharged Aug. 9, 1952.
    Calvin retired from Prudential Insurance Co., where he worked as an agent and then staff manager. He was employed at Commercial Mail in Cape Girardeau. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Cape Girardeau and held various offices throughout his membership.
    In addition to spending time with his beloved family, he especially enjoyed bass fishing on Kentucky Lake.
    He is survived by his wife, Donna, of Cape Girardeau; a son, Kenny Livingston of Shawneetown, Mo.; two daughters, Pamela Hamilton and fiance Kenny Ward of South Bend, Ind., Linda Wessel and husband David Joe of Gordonville; and a brother, Robert Livingston of Shreveport.
    Also surviving are six grandchildren, Kara (Mickey) Sissom of Cape Girardeau, Chris (Becky) Livingston of East Cape Girardeau, Ill., Stephanie Kirn of San Diego, Calif., Angela Dodds of Cape Girardeau, Austin and Joseph Wessel of Gordonville; four great-grandchildren, Paige Kirn Hurt, Haillie Dodds, Kylie Sissom, Karsynne Livingston; and two great-stepgrandchildren, Todd Sissom and Garrison Freeman.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Helen; and two brothers, Herbert and Donald Lee, all of Louisiana.
    Friends may call Monday, March 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau, and after 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, at First Church of the Nazarene in Cape Girardeau.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. William “Bill” Burke officiating. Burial will follow in New Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

CAPE GIRARDEAU -OPAL LUCILLE LONG, 82, Cape Girardeau, died May 27, 1991, at a hospital here. She was born in Harwood, Mo.; lived in Appleton City, Mo., most of her life; and moved to Cape Girardeau three years ago. Mrs. Long was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cape Girardeau. Her husband, Leon Long, died in 1981. Survivors include a son, J. Stratton Long, Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Ruth Strobach, Grandview; a sister, Nancy Bussey, Kansas City; and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Appleton City Cemetery.
--Kansas City Star, The (MO) - May 30, 1991.

CAPE GIRARDEAU--LLOYD M. LOOS, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000 at Southeast Missouri Hospital.  He was born June 18, 1921 in Jackson, Mo., son of Leo and Cloe E. Turner Loos.  He and Louise M. Street were married Oct. 6, 1947 in Osceola, Ark.
Loos retired from Missouri National Guard in 1981 as a chief warrant officer W-3.  He was a truck driver with ABF Trucking, retiring in 1988.  He was a member of Teamsters Local 574, Retirement Club of Missouri National Guard, St. Mark's Masonic Lodge 93 AF & AM, Cape Shrine Club, Clown Club of the Shriners, Kim Shrine Club of Cairo, Ill., Sword of Bunker Hill, Capaha Scottish Rite and Moolah Temple in St. Louis.
Loos served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.  He was a member of Civil Conservation Corps during the 1930s and was a former member and president of Breakfast Exchange Club.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Allen Hill of Jackson, Wayne Gross of Jefferson City, Mo., John Loos of Cape Girardeau; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel from 4-8 p.m. today.  St. Mark's Masonic Lodge will have a service at 7.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum, with military rites conducted by VFW Post 3838 and Missouri National Guard.  --Contributed by Catherine Allison.

LAKE PANOSOFFKEE, FL--RUTH ANN LORENZ, 53, of Lake Panosoffkee died Saturday at her home. She was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and moved to Lake Panosoffkee from California in 1982. She was a teacher and a member of First Street Baptist Church of Lake Panosoffkee.
She is survived by her husband, Larry; a daughter, Larrieanne of Lake Panosoffkee; her mother, Gertrude Britt of Riverview; two brothers, Johnnie Britt of Riverview and C. W. of Homosassa; and a sister, Bettie Hebenstreit of Myrtle Creek, Ore.
Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.
--Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - Sunday, February 21, 1993

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO--JETORIA SUE TYSON LUDLOW, 74, passed away peacefully at home in Cape Girardeau on Thursday, Feb. 21,2008. She was born March 23, 1933, in Portageville, Mo., to Ernest and Orvilla Bell Tyson. She married Bill Ludlow from Chicago
in 1956.
Sue attended Southeast Missouri State University where she was a member of Sorosis Society, a cheerleader and a participant in the Maid of Cotton competition. She later received her undergraduate degree from the College of New Jersey.
In her early years, Sue was an elementary school teacher in both Portageville and Malden, Mo. It was during this time that she met and married Bill Ludlow, who was attending Air Force flight school in Malden. After marriage, Bill's career with Atlantic Richfield and his subsequent consulting firm required them to live in various parts of the country. It also allowed them to travel extensively throughout the world. Sue was an avid antique collector who enjoyed bringing home "finds" from their travels.  Sue was also deeply interested in genealogy and was an active member of the Nancy Hunter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Cape Girardeau. She loved gourmet cooking,
tennis and home decorating. She had ample opportunity to fix up homes due to Bill's career transfers.  Among her many gifts was her ability to always make a house a home. She did this in Haddenfleld, N.J.; Charlotte, N.C.; Houston; Malvern, Pa.; Princeton, N.J.; Gladwyne, Pa.; Conroe, Texas; West University, Texas; Charlottesville, Va., and Cape Girardeau.
Sue is survived by her loving husband of 51years, Bill Ludlow, of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Libby Collet of Dallas, along with her husband, Jim and their sons,Will and Jack; a son, Ty Ludlow of Cape Girardeau, along with his fiancee Tammy Gwaltney and her daughter, Alex.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.  (Contributed by Catherine Allison)

Jackson, MO--ALVIN E. LUDWIG, 90, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.  He was born Sept. 30, 1917 in Fruitland to Louis and Ida Tuschhoff Ludwig.  Alvin was baptized July 28, 1918 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, and confirmed there April 12, 1931.
He served in the U. S. Army from November 1942 to June 1945, and received a Purple Heart from wounds received in Italy.  He and Luella E. Kassel were married Feb. 15, 1953.  Alvin worked many years as a truck driver at the former Farmers Limestone in Old Appleton, Mo.  He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson and formerly served as a special collector.  He was a lifetime member of Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158 in Jackson, DAV and VFW in Cape Girardeau.
Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Luella of Jackson; two sisters-in-law, Olga Ludwig and Lois Wendel of Jackson; and a brother-in-law, Wernold Kassel of Frohna, Mo.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Adolph Ludwig; two brothers-in-law, Milbert Kassel and Clinton Wendel; and a sister-in-law, Anna Kassel.  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, and from noon to service time Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.  An American Legion service will be held at 7 Saturday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery with full military honors.

Colorado Springs, CO-- JULIAN LUDWIG, 68, of Jackson, Mo., a former Colorado Springs resident, died Saturday (April 21, 1990) at a hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He was a forestry technician with the U.S. Forest Service for 26 years before retiring in 1987.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church of Jackson with the Rev. Rodney Travis officiating. Burial will be at Russell Heights Cemetery, Jackson. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home, Jackson, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Ludwig was born March 22, 1922, in Canton, Mo., to Charles G. and Pauline W. (Speckhart) Ludwig. He was director of the Youth Conservation Corps in the Pike-San Isabel National Forest from 1971 until 1978. Mr. Ludwig earned an award for his volunteer service in 1979 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
He was married Jan. 15, 1983, in Colorado Springs, to Cora Kitchen, who survives. Mr. Ludwig was preceded in death by his first wife, Zelma (Herzog). They were married March 27, 1948.
Mr. Ludwig also is survived by two stepdaughters, Karen Hoff of Gloversville, N.Y., and Kirsten Bongiovanni of Collinsville, Ill.; four sisters, Mildred Farr, Helen Eisenbeiss and Dorothy Feldkamp, all of LaGrange, Mo., and Leora Dewitt of Canton; and three stepgrandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Jackson in care of Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home, 615 W. Main St., Jackson, Mo. 63755.   --Gazette, The (Colorado Springs, CO) - April 24, 1990.

OLIVER SPRINGS, TN–ELSIE IRENE SADLER LYNCH, 80, of Oliver Springs, died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Lynch was retired as a cafeteria worker with the Oak Ridge schools.
She was born in Jackson, Mo., on June 16, 1918, the daughter of Charles and Lizzy Gozzie Abernathy.
Mrs. Lynch was a member of Community Baptist Church of the Norwood community of Oliver Springs.
Her first husband, Hugh Sadler, died in 1965, and her second husband, A.G. Lynch, died in 1982.
She is survived by her son, Donald Ray Sadler Sr. and his wife, Freida Ray, of Huntsville, Ala.; her daughter, Nancy Alsip of Carrollton, Ga.; two sisters, Mildred Lincoln and Hazel McBride, both of Jackson, Mo.; and by nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husbands, a daughter, Doris Ann Hood, died in 1986. Six brothers and sisters also died earlier.
The funeral was to be held at 10 this morning, Jan. 25, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary.
Burial was to follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
--Oak Ridger, The (TN) - January 25, 1999.

ORLANDO, FL--MARGARET C. LYONS, 88, 8510 Sandberry Blvd., Orlando, died Wednesday, Sept. 1.
Mrs. Lyons was a clerk for a telephone company. Born in Jackson, Mo., she moved to Central Florida in 1983. She was a member St. John Vianney Catholic Church.
Survivors: daughters, Lois Renwick, Orlando, Carol Harris, Tucson, Ariz.; brothers, Edward Frenzel, Jackson, George Frenzel, California; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Pine Castle Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Orlando.
--Orlando Sentinel, The (FL) - September 2, 1993

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