Amber Alert for Missing Centerville Children

A Missouri Amber Alert has been issued for 7-year-old Grant Baker and 9-year-old Carter Baker after their mother was shot in Reynolds County, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. The suspect has been identified as 43-year-old Jason Baker, according to Sunday’s amber alert. He’s described as a white male…

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Dorothy Lorraine Pearson Hanger Mitchell

Dorothy Lorraine Pearson Hanger Mitchell, daughter of the late John Ellery Pearson and Myra Lorraine Shrum Pearson Clements, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 28, 1946. She departed this life at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, on May 11, 2021, at the age of 74. On January 26, 1963,…

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Roy Gale Ratliff, son of the late Harvey Ratliff and Alice (Black) Ratliff, was born in Ellington, Missouri, on January 16, 1942. He departed this life at his residence in Westville, Oklahoma, on May 9, 2021, at the age of 79. Roy was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He enjoyed being outdoors, especially…

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James Clarke Mills, son of the late Edna Gibbons Mills and Harrison Alexander Mills was born at Lesterville, Missouri on February 12, 1948.  He departed this life at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri on May 7, 2021 at the age of 73. He served his country in the United States Army from 1966-1968.  …

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Norman James Myracle

Norman James Myracle of Pilot Knob, Missouri passed away May 7, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was 84 years old.  Norman was born June 22, 1936 in Ironton, Missouri the son of the late James Monroe and Mary Lurene (Gault) Myracle. On August 6, 1969 he was united in marriage…

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David Bradley Inman

David Bradley Inman known to most as “Brad”, passed away on May 11, 2021 at the age of 66 surrounded by his family. He was born on July 17, 1954 in Ironton, Missouri to the late Woodrow and Myrtle (Mayberry) Inman. On August 29, 1999 he was united in marriage to Donna (Chappell) Inman who…

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Joyce Lee Reed

Joyce Lee Reed of Belleview, Missouri, went home to be with the Lord on May 11, 2021 in Pilot Knob, Missouri at the age of 76 years.  She was born January 11, 1945, in Esther, Missouri, to the late Harry E. Tessereau and Neva M. (Pipkin) Tessereau. On July 22, 2000 she was united in…

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Thomas ‘Tommy’ Webbe Jr.

Thomas “Tommy” Webbe Jr., 56, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Poplar Bluff, November 30, 1964, to parents Thomas Albert and Juanita Louise (Beaty) Webbe Sr. Tommy was a loving brother, nephew, cousin, and friend. On September 4, 1999, he married the love of his…

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Claudia L. White

Claudia L. White, age 95, passed away Friday, May 7, 2021 at her home in Piedmont. She was born April 2, 1926 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Claude and Ann (Lewis) Miller. After her children were finished with their education, Claudia put herself through college and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from…

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Helen ‘Corky’ Huitt

Helen Marie “Corky” Huitt, age 92 of Patterson, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021 at the Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. She was born May 18, 1928 in Flat River, MO, the daughter of Clarence and Ina (Miller) Bess. Helen was married to Earl “Dick” Huitt September 14, 1946 in Ironton. She was a…

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