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Name: Paul M. Palmer Sr.
From: The Daily American Republic, Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Dated: September 16, 1996
Submitted by: Robert King

Paul M. Palmer Sr., 89, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of St. Louis, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 1996, at Lucy Lee Healthcare System following a lengthy illness.  Mr. Palmer was born Aug. 19, 1907, in Murphysboro, Ill.  He retired from restaurant management an 1975 with Schnuck's Markets in St. Louis and was of the Catholic faith.  In 1963, he married Ruby Joyce Williams, formerly of Rombauer.  She preceded him in death in March 1993.  Survivors include nine children, Mary Bernard of Poplar Bluff, Dorothy Rocklage, Brenda Reppell, Nora Sita, Charles Dillon and Ray Dillon, all of St. Louis, John Palmer, Jim Palmer and Robert Palmer, all of California; one brother, Father Herbert of California; one sister, Sister Mary Roberts O.S.B., of Indiana; 37 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.  Visitation will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Jay B. Smith Funeral Home in Mapelwood, Mo. The Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke's Parish in Richmond Heights, Mo.  Burial will be in Murphysboro, Ill.  The family request memorials be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Poplar Bluff.


PARHAM – Joseph Samuel, son of Daniel & Frances C Parham, was born 26 Dec 1852, and died 18 Sept 1877, near Anderson, Shasta co, Calif. Being the only son … he died with a peaceful smile upon his face, surrounded by his father, mother and sisters. We laid him to rest in the Odd Fellow’s cemetery at Anderson to await the resurrection. – WV Howard
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 30 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)



PASLEY, Mrs. Rheta (nee Starling), age 81, passed away March 3, 1995, in Mesa, AZ.  She was the wife of the late Clarence Pasley and the mother of Frank, Robert, Dean and Margo Pasley.
The funeral was Wednesday, March 15 at 10:00 a.m. from the Jay B. Smith Funeral Home, 7456 Manchester, Maplewood, Mo.  Interment was at National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
Mrs. Pasley was born in Pocahontas, (AR) on April 5, 1913.  She was living with her son, Dean, in Mesa when she died, but had lived in the St. Louis area most of her adult life. 
--Pocahontas (AR) Star Herald, March 16, 1995; submitted by Freda Roberts.


Name of Deceased: Mary Paterson
Newspaper: Daily Missouri Republican, St. Louis, MO
Date:  June 25, 1841
Submitters Name: Candi

Obit: Departed this life, after a few days illness, on the evening of the 24th, aged 18 months. Mary - Infant daughter of Nathaniel and Winefred Paterson.
The friends and acquaintances of the family are requested to attend the funeral this evening at 4 o'clock from the residence on Olive street between 4th and 5th.


PATTEN – Eudolia Neil was born in Lee co, Va, in 1810. She was converted and joined the Methodist Church when about 16 years old. She was married to Arnold Patten, 10 Oct 1833, who was then an itinerant preacher, and was soon called from labor to reward. He died 5 Apr 1839, leaving Sister Patten and three little daus, who have been raised to womanhood, and now occupy their places as devoted Christians in the MECS, and as wives and mothers, among the best families of Northwest Missouri. Sister Patten, in company with others, came to Mo and settled in Grundy co some time in Nov 1843, where she lived to raise her children who yet survive her, Mrs Graham, Jamesport, Mo; Mrs Maupin, Gentryville, Mo; Mrs Nichols, Edenburg, Mo. (eulogy) She died at the home of Mrs. Maupin, her dau, in Gentryville, Mo, 16 Jan 1878, and buried in the Gentryville cemetery. – WT Conwell
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 30 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

PEAK, FOREST LEE
Friday Oct. 6, 1972, dear father of Peggy Peak, dear brother of Robert R. Peak, Anita Fuquand and Helen Knapp, our dear grandfather, brother in law, uncle, great uncle, nephew and cousin.  Funeral from KUTIS Funeral Home, 2906 Gravois, Tues. Oct. 10, time later, Interment National Cemetery Member of Barber's Union and American Legion Post No. 37, in parlor Mon. 2 p.m.
Source: St. Louis Dispatch, Oct. 8, 1972, submitted by: Mary Weigandt

EDWARD WALLACE PELTON. - Class of 1881 – B. 15 Aug., 1859, St. Louis, Mo. Lawyer. D. 10 Sept., 1902, Cincinnati, O.
Source is: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1903-1904, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.


Dated 18 Feb. 1875 Delphine Phillips, colored, died on the 11th, aged 116 years.  Her husband who survives, is nearly 100 years old.  Deceased had resided in St. Louis since the war.  She was born in New Orleans, and distinctly remembered the Spanish rule over that place.
[Source: Pioneer Times. Oct. 1987, Vol 11, No 4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]


PHILLIPS – Rebecca J, wife of Hon Rufus Phillips, of Laclede co, Mo, departed this life on 8 Sept 1877. Her maiden name was Anderson, and was born 20 Mar 1828 … She was truly a noble Christian woman. – LW Pearce
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 5 Dec. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


PIERCE – Mrs Matilda E, dau of J & O Godbey, was born in Ky, 23 Jan 1841 … Her husband, JW Pierce, preceded her less than a year ago. Four pretty little girls are left behind with her brothers. Tillie was kind and affectionate to all … -- M
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 30 July 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Died Francis Picard, one of the first white persons born in St. Louis, died March 3d, in Kansas Territory.  For more than thirty years he led the life of a voyager on the plains, and passed all that time rambling back and forth between the Mississippi river and the Pacific ocean.
The Oregon Argus (Oregon City, OR) – Saturday, May 7, 1859
Jim Dezotell


Miss Mollia Platz formerly of St. Charles, died June 4, age 24 years, in St. Louis.  Interment was in the German Catholic Cemetery.
(Source: St. Charles Journal, Jan. 1882. Submitted by Joanne Scobee Morgan)

POE, Annie Bell - infant dau. of J. W. & Louisa Poe, died 17 Aug. 1857, aged 10 mo. 22 days. By S. W. Cope from Columbia, Mo. [Source: "Missouri Pioneers County & Genealogical Records," vol. XVIII by Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard Woodruff; March 1973; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

HENRY MOSES POLLARD. B. -Class of 1857 – 14 June, 1836, Plymouth, Vt. M.C., 1877-79; Major 8th Vt. Vols. D.  25 Feb., 1904, St. Louis, Mo.
Source is: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1903-1904, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.


PRIDDY – Felix G, son of Burks & Manerva Z Priddy, and grandson of the Rev Robert Walker, was born in Bradley co, Tenn, where he lived till he was four years of age, when, with his parents he moved to Polk co, Mo. He was happily married to Maggie T Coe, 23 Dec 1865. He moved to Denton co, Texas, in 1870, where he continued to reside until God called him away. He left a wife and 4 children and many relatives to mourn his loss. – MC Blackburn
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 2 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


PRIDDY – William B was born in Polk co, Mo, 30 May 1857, and died 1 Aug 1877 in Grayson co, Texas, aged 20 yrs 2 mos 2 das … His father moved to Texas in 1871 … -- Wilton Priddy
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 5 Sept. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


Former St. Louis Man Dies Here; Body to Old Home
John Brooks Purcell, aged 31 years, and residing with his mother at 2818 Sacramento street, died Sunday evening after a prolonged illness. Deceased’s mother and Robert C. Purcell, a brother from St. Louis, was in El Paso at the time of death and has arranged to return the remains to St. Louis. Shipment will be made by Nagley & Kaster. Deceased had resided in El Paso for 14 years.
(Source: El Paso Herald, El Paso, Texas, December 6, 1915. Submitted by Dale Donlon)


 John P. PYCHLISKI
Yesterday morning, John P. Pychliski, son of John K and Mary E. Pychliski, aged one year and 13 days.
Funeral will take place at 9 o'clock this morning from the family residence on 11th St. near Or?en St.
(Source: Daily Missouri Republican- St. Louis, July 11, 1850.)



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