Area Obituaries

Clinton “Hank” Edward Conrad

Clinton “Hank” Edward Conrad, son of the late Beulah Foster Conrad and Lloyd Conrad, was born in St. Louis on Jan. 23, 1952. He departed this life at his residence in Bunker on Feb. 12, 2018, at the age of 66. On July 10, 1997, in Eureka Springs, Ark., Hank was united in marriage to…

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Eunice Clovies Brunk

Eunice Clovies Goodson Brunk, daughter of the late Ocie Lee Henderson Goodson and Clarence Dewey Goodson, was born in Ellington on Feb. 15, 1933. She departed this life at Brent B. Tinnin Manor in Ellington on Feb. 12, 2018, at the age of 84. On May 14, 1952, in Centerville, Eunice was united in marriage…

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Rev. W. L. Guess

Rev. W. L. Guess, 93, longtime resident of Coldwater, Mo., passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at General Baptist Nursing Home, Campbell, Mo. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville, Mo. Services will follow at 2:00 p.m., also at the chapel. Burial will…

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Helen Joan Floyd

Helen Joan Floyd, 81, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She was born December 26, 1936 in Manila, Ark., the daughter of Steve Lipsmeyer and Mildred (Athlene) Lipsmeyer. Helen was a graduate of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and taught English and Journalism for…

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Roy Thomas Boyer

Roy Thomas Boyer, 88, of Festus died Jan. 22, 2018, at his home. Mr. Boyer was the owner/operator of Boyer Construction and a member of Elks Lodge 1721 in Crystal City. He was born May 14, 1929, in Piedmont, the son of the late Richard and Lillie Bell Boyer. He is survived by his longtime…

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Zane Elizabeth Seals

Zane Elizabeth Seals, 75, of Star, Idaho, born July 29, 1942 in Sparkman, Ark., a long time resident of Piedmont, passed away on January 24, 2018 at her sons residence, Star, Idaho. She was the daughter of the late Jessie Leonard and Lula Porter Sinquefield. She was survived by two sons, John Watson of Farmington,…

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Leoma ‘Roberta’ Mongtomery

Leoma “Roberta” Montgomery, 86 passed away on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at her home in Fredericktown, Missouri.  She was born on July 11, 1931 in Patterson, Missouri                         a daughter of Hubert Joe Rederick and Minnie Jewell (Henderson) Rederick.  In 1947 in Piggott, Arkansas,…

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Walter Bearden

Walter Bearden, 85, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center, Piedmont, MO. He was born November 9, 1932, at rural Piedmont, MO, to parents Carl Bryan and Gladys (Babb) Bearden. Walter was raised in the Piedmont, MO, area and attended school there. After school he was drafted into…

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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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