Obituaries
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Minerva Hambrick
Minerva Hambrick, 99, of Bonne Terre, died Sept. 23, at the Desloge Health Care Center. She was born Aug. 2, 1884 in Scottsville, Ky., to the late George and Mary Jane McGuffey Roberts. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Fielding Hambrick and two sons; Rev. Howard Hambrick and James Forrest Hambrick. She is survived by one daughter-in-law of Bonne Terre; two sisters; Effie Linegar, of Evansville, Ind., and Rachel Resinger, of Farmington; one brother, Henry Roberts of Modesto, Calif.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grindchild. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday at the Church of God in Bonne Terre with Rev. Ed. Brand and Rev. John W. Padgett officiating. Burial was in the Bonne Terre Cemetery. Local arrangements were under the direction of C.Z. Boyer Funeral Home in Bonne Terre.
[Source: The Flat River Daily Journal, St. Francois Co. Mo, Sept. 26, 1983, Submitted by Obit Submit Form]

Gloria Bernice (Rickmar) Hankins
GLORIA R. HANKINS
    FARMINGTON - Gloria R. Hankins of Farmington was born November 8 1925 in Bismarck . She passed away Friday, March 24 at the Parkland Health Center in Farmington being 80 years of age. Daughter of the late Frank Rickmar and Alice ‘Sago' Rickmar. Her Husband, Frederick Hankins preceded her in death.
    Surviving are Two Daughters, Linda Scott of Bismarck, and Sandra, Mrs. James Twomey of Desloge. 4 Grandchildren; 8 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great-Great Grandchildren; 1 Brother, Albert Rickmar and wife Louise of Bismarck; 2 Sisters, Thelma Glenn of Farmington and Shirley Moore and husband, Raymond of Farmington. Several Nieces and nephews survive.
    She was preceded in death by one sister Juanity Covington and one Brother Orville Rickmar.
    There will be no Services. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Caldwell Funeral Home in Park Hills.
[Source: THE DAILY JOURNAL, Park Hills, St. Francois Co. MO, March 27, 2006, Transcribed and Submitted by Melanie Rickmar]

Marion Haynes
     Marion Haynes so of the late Howard and Angeline Zolman Haynes, was born July 31,1895 in St.Francois County, and passed away at his home on route two, Farmington, January 6,1961 age 65 years,5 months and five days.
     He was united in marriage to Miss Nellie Byington on December 17, 1917.
     To this union, two children were born, a son Howard Francis and a daughter, Olive ( Miss Vernon) Hull of Cape Girardeau. The wife and son preceded him. in death.
     Surviors are the daughter Mrs. Vernon Hull,three grandchildren Carol, Junior and grandchildren:Carol,Junior and Dennis Hull all of Cape Girardeau. a sister Zoe (Mrs.Clyde) London route, three brothers Stanley Haynes Brentwood, Jacob and Roy Haynes of Farmington. Mr.Haynes was a veteran of WWll.
     Funeral Services Sunday afternoon January 8 at the Miller Funeral Chapel. Interment was in the Zolman Cemetery near Farmington.
[Source: Submitted by Mary Haynes Page]

FRANK HENSON
     Frank W. Henson, Elvins, died Dec. 8 1981, at the Bonne Terre Hospital at the age of 88. He was born March 29, 1893 in Marquand to the late Jesse and Nancy Alsinger Henson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Roxie Grounds Henson.
     He is survived by two sons; Lyman Henson of Fenton and Delbert Henson of Elvins, three daughters; Nellie (Mrs. Tommy) Mayberry of Phoenix, Ariz., Hilda (Mrs. Alvis) Bales of Rivermines and Rosemarie (Mrs. Pete) Tiefenauer of Desloge, a sister, Grace Armstrong of Patton, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
     Friends may call today at the Caldwell Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:30 p. m. Thursday at the Caldwell Chapel with the Rev. James Marler officiating, assisted by the Rev. Ernest Swartz. Burial will be in St. Francois Memorial Park.
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IRENE HENSON
     Irene Busenbark Henson, 81 of Park Hills died March 8 1994, at Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 11, 1912 in Elvins. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Mrs. Ida Honbeck; her first husband, Leslie M. Busenbark; one brother, Roy Honbeck; one sister, Kathryn Politte; and one great-granddaughter.
     Mrs. Henson was a life-time member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Park Hills.
     She is survived by her husband, Percy Henson of Park Hills; one son, Gary Busenbark of Park Hills; three daughters; Janet (Mrs. Joe) Straughan of Farmington, Trudy (Mrs.. Terry) Lupkey of St. Louis, Jeanne (Mrs. Rogers) Byers of Park Hills; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and several other relatives and friends.
     Visitation will be held today at 5 p. m. at the Horton-Wampler Funeral Home in Park Hills. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p. m. at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Park Hills with Rev. Sterl Paramore officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Project 2000 at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Park Hills.
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Jesse Henson
      Jessie F. Henson, 81, of Bismarck, died Sept. 16 1983, at Farmington Community Hospital. She was born Aug. 7 1902 in Doe Run to the late George and Lillian Bayless Plummer. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henson.
     She is survived by four daughters: Aline (Mrs. Paul) Bates, of Ironton, Alma (Mrs. Otto) Bates, of St. Louis, Mrs. Dorothy Reynolds, of Doe Run and Patricia (Mrs. Melvin) Arbie, of Live Oak, Fla.; two brothers: Harold Plummer, of Bismarck and Carl Plummer, of Independence; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
     Friends may call 7 p. m. Saturday at the Caldwell Funeral Home in Bismarck. Services will be held 2 p. m. Sunday at the Iron Mountain Assembly of God Church.
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Minnie Marie HENSON
      Minnie Marie Brotherton Henson, 73, of Park Hills, originally of Elvins died Oct. 27 1994, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center. She was born July 20, 1921 in Patton to the late Harry Brotherton and Sarah Crites Brotherton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Henson; one son, Johnny Henson; one daughter, Joyce Henson; four brothers: Bill, Obia, Floyd, and John Brotherton; one sister, Nellie Roe.
     She is survived by one daughter, Joan (Mrs. Alvin Ray) McWilliams of Desloge; one sister, Lula (Mrs. Everett) Kaifer of Perryville; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; host of friends.
     Visitation will be Saturday after 2 p. m. at the Caldwell Memorial Chapel in Park Hills. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 p. m. at the Caldwell Chapel with Evangelist Robert Brand officiating. Burial will be in the Patton Community Cemetery in Patton.
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 PERCY EVERTTE HENSON
      Percy Evertte Henson, 93, of Park Hills, died Jan. 16, 1997, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 17, 1903, in Marquand, to M. A. Henson and Kathrine Aslinger Henson. In Addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah Kemp Henson. He laster married Irene Busenbark Henson who also preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a son, the Rev. C. E. Henson; five sister, Carrie Umfleet, Hattie Pirlie?, Bertha Leach, Rose Williams and Oma Henson; and a brother, Harry Edward Henson.
     Survivors include a daughter, Wanda (Mrs. Howard) Gregory of Fredericktown, a son, John P. Henson of California; a sister, Dorothy Hahn of Park Hills; four stepchildren, Jennie (Mrs. Rogers) Byers of Park Hills, Trudy (Mrs. Terry) Lupkey of Marilyn Heights, Janet (Mrs.. Joe) Straughan of Farmington, Gary (and Clara) Busenbark of Park Hills; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
     He was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church and past deacon of the First Freewill Baptist Church.
     Services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday at the First Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs. James Barker and Ken Dodson officiating. Burial was at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Horton-Wampler Funeral Home in Park Hills.
     Memorials may be made to First Freewill Baptist Building Fund.
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Stanley Hobaugh
Stanley Hobaugh of Desloge passed away Aug. 4, 1981 at the Bonne Terre Hospital at the age of 62. He was born June 5, 1919 in Leadwood to the late John and Emma (Tucker) Hobaugh. He is survived by his wife Pauline (Ramsey) Hobaugh of Desloge; one daughter, Karen Sue Bankston of Flat River; one sister, Erma Crowley of Chandler, Ariz.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers. Mr. Hobaugh was a member of the Cantwell Church of God and the Desloge VFW. Services were held Thursday August 6, 1981 at 2 p.m. at the Cantwell Church of God with Rev. Gerald Moss officiating. Interment was in St. Francois Memorial Park under the direction of C. Z. Boyer funeral home of Desloge
[Source: The Lead Belt News, St. Francois, Mo, Aug. 13, 1981,- Submitted by Robert King]

Ella Mae Boyer Hoffman
Ella Mae Boyer Hoffman, 37, died Aug. 20 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Sept. 2, 1950 in De Soto, daughter of Ella Sarah Courtaway Boyer DeGonia of Bismarck and the late Della Joseph Boyer. Mrs. Hoffman was a member of the Blackwell Baptist Mission Church. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, George Ray Hoffman of De Soto; one son, George Hoffman Jr., of the family home; one daughter, Angela Hoffman of the family home; three sisters, Lena Wicker of Blackwell, Bessie Trojah of De Soto, and Barbara Coleman of Hematite; five brothers, Don Boyer, Dan Boyer and Earl Boyer, all of De Soto, Wyman Boyer of Farmington, and Gerald Boyer of St. Louis. Funeral services were Aug. 25 at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Chapel in De Soto. Burial was in the Blackwell Cemetery.
[Source: Flat River Daily Journal, St. Francois, Mo, Aug 30, 1988,- Submitted by Robert King]

MYRTIE L. HOLLAND.
    Myrtie L. Holland of Desloge, passed away May 11, 1978 in Chicago, Ill., at the age of 95. She was born in Desloge, December 16, 1882 a daughter of the late L. W. Merritt and Dialtha Forshee Merritt.
    Surviving are one daughter: Dialtha, Mrs. Bill Colfry, Dallas, TX; and three sons: Paul J. Holland and Thomas L. Holland, Chicago; Dewey E. Holland, New Jersey; four sisters: Viola Gardner, Pearl, Mrs. James Cook; Edith Brown, Cantwell; Opal, Mrs. A. M. Wells, Middletown; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held at the Cantwell Church of God on Monday, May 15, 1978, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Gerald Moss officiating.
    Interment was in the Herod Cemetery under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Margaret House
Margaret House (1986 handwritten)
Margaret Starks House, 46, of Bonne Terre, died June 22 at Mineral Area Osteopathic Hospital. She was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Bonne Terre. She is survived by her mother, Ava Cain Lechner, of Cadet; her father, Austin Young, of St. Louis; her husband, Milborn House, of Bonne Terre; three children; Glen Starks, of St. Louis, Tammela (Mrs. Tim) Rearden, of San Francisco, Calif., and Paul Starks, stationed with the United States Army in Tacoma, Wash.; one stepson, Michael House, of Bonne Terre and five grand-children. Friends may call 11 a.m. today at the C.Z. Boyer Funeral Home in Desloge. Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Boyer Chapel with Rev. Donald Poock officiating. Burial will be in St. Francois Memorial Park. If desired, memorials may be made to the John F. Kennedy Memorial Oconology Department, St. John's Hospital. Mrs. House was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bonne Terre and the Mineral Area Elks Ladies Auxiliary.

[Contributed by Bill Koester]

Luther Hulsey
Luther Hulsey of Elvins was born on June 8, 1909 at Doe Run and passed away on Saturday, Jan. 31, 1970 at Mineral Area Hospital at the age of 60 years, seven months and 23 days. He was the son of Elmer Hulsey of Elvins and the late Jennie Henson Hulsey. Besides his father he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dolores Cummings Hulsey of Elvins; three children; Darlene (Mrs. Jerry) Scott of Rivermines; Randy Hulsey, Flat River and Nedra (Mrs. Steve) Easter, Columbia; five grandchildren; two brothers, Edgar Hulsey of Kirkwood and Leon Hulsey of Elvins; one sister, Irene (Mrs. Wm. G.) Murdick of Farmington. He was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Elvins First Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Huffman officiating. Interment was in Doe Run Memorial Cemetery with Caldwell's Service.
[Source: The Farmington News, St. Francois, Mo, Feb. 5, 1970,- Submitted by Obit Submit Form]

Eugene A. Jackson
Eugene Allison Jackson, son of the late Norman A. Jackson and Zephrys Heistand Jackson, was born on May 31, 1913 at Elvins and passed away on February 2, 1970 at Delavan, Wisconsin, at the age of 56 years. Mr. Jackson is survived by the following children; Ingrid Sue and James Jackson of Chicago, Ill.; Kenneth, John, Judith and Jane, all of St. Louis; he is also survived by his mother; four sisters; Naomi Dickey of Elvins; Mrs. Christine Burns, Route one, Elvins; Mrs. Ruth Cromer, Doe Run; and Mrs. Nettie Hampton of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Thomas Jackson, Collinsville, Ill.; Amos Jackson, Salt Lake City, Utah; Milton Jackson, Denver, Colorado; and Norman Jackson of Route One, Elvins; several nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts. He was preceded in death by one brother, Stanley Jackson. Services will be held at 2 o;clock Thursday afternoon (today) in the chapel of Cozean's Funeral Home with the Rev. Doyle McFarland officiating. Interment will be in Doe Run Memorial Cemetery.
[Source: The Farmington News, St. Francois, Mo, Feb. 5, 1970,- Submitted by Obit Submit Form]

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