Area Obituaries

Ruby L. (Youngblood) Woodring

Ruby Lee (Youngblood) Wo-odring, formerly of this city, passed away at Camp Pendleton, Calif. on Jan. 9, 2018 ,at the age of 87. Born on 30 August 1930, in Winona, Ruby was the youngest of eight children born to Oscar Solomon Youngblood and Etta Mabel Shoe-mate.At Ellington High School she participated in sports and clubs,…

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 Sheila J. (May) Burkholder

Sheila Joanna (May) Burkholder, daughter of the late Earl E. May and Hildred (Howard) May, was born on Oct. 2, 1952, in Ironton, and departed this life on Jan. 13, 2018, in Ashland at the age of 65 years.She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Earl May Jr. and Edward May; and…

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Charles R. Weaver

Charles R. Weaver, 78, of Greenville, Mo, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at his residence. He was born Jan. 29, 1939 at St. Louis, MO, to parents Charles Roy and Edith (Fulk) Weaver. Charles served honorably in the United States Army. He had worked as a lithographer in commercial printing for many years. Charles…

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Robert Eugene ‘Bob’ Frye

Robert Eugene “Bob” Frye, 78, of Piedmont, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at his residence. Bob was born August 27, 1939, to parents Earnie and Delphia (Duncan) Frye at Eminence, Mo. He grew up in the Ellington area attending school there and later moved to St. Louis where he became a St. Louis…

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Marvin G. Lueddecke

Marvin G. Lueddecke, age 86, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. He was born July 18, 1931 in Pilot Knob, Mo., the son of Gilbert W. Lueddecke and Hilda (Roth) Lueddecke. Marvin was married to Carnelia Ford June 18, 1955 at St. Louis and was a long…

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Roger Dennis Eddy

Roger Dennis Eddy, 65, of Piedmont, Mo., passed away at his residence Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Roger was born March 14, 1952 at East St. Louis, Ill., to David “Gene” and Marlis “Cyphrine” (Jackson) Eddy. Roger was a loving husband, father and was as a brother to the Sweeney family. He lived in Minnesota, Illinois,…

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Anna ‘Sue’ Jones

Anna “Sue” Jones, 85, of Piedmont, Mo., passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Private services are planned at a later date. A full obituary will be added in next week’s Journal Banner. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com

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Mary Turnbough

Mary Ellen Turnbough, 86, of Piedmont, Mo., passed away at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Friday, Jan.26, 2018. Mary Ellen was born March 31, 1931 at Desloge, Mo., to Jason and Ruth (Pannebecker) Hughes. Mary Ellen was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed reading her Bible, knitting, crocheting, and being…

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Deborah Sue (Burns) Jester

Deborah Sue (Burns) Jester, 62, of Piedmont, Mo., passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont, Mo. Deborah was born April 27, 1955, at Mansfield, OH, to parents Donnie and Pat (Kelly) Burns. Deborah was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was a wonderful, all around person who enjoyed sewing,…

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Floyd ‘Bubby’ Bishop Jr.

Floyd “Bubby” Bishop Jr, age 68, passed away on Jan. 8, 2018, at St. Louis, Mo.. He was a Viet Nam Veteran in the United States Army. Preceding him in death were his parents, Floyd V. and Glenda B. (Burrus) Bishop; one brother, Billy Jake and one infant daughter. He is survived by his wife;…

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