Area Obituaries

Guy Stevenson

Guy Stevenson, 89, of Vulcan, Mo., passed away January 4, 2019, at Parkland Medical Center in Farmington, MO. He was born on December 16, 1929, in Vulcan, Mo., to Thomas and Marie (Charlton) Stevenson. Guy was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He married Patricia Patterson on April 29, 1950. He…

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Randal D. Thompson

Randal D. Thompson, 60, of Lowndes, Mo., passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, at Greenville Nursing Center, Greenville, Mo. He was born in St. Louis, MO, June 28, 1958, to parents Leon and Marion (Hewitt) Thompson. Randal was wonderful person and a great father, grandfather and brother. He was very intelligent and stubborn. He was…

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Michael Gus Rudnicki

Michael Gus Rudnicki, 66, of Festus, Mo., passed away Monday, January 7, 2019, at his residence. He was born is St. Louis City, St. Louis, Mo., on November 9, 1952 to the late Gus Rudnicki and Carrie Moore. Michael was united in marriage to Kimberly McAllister in Piedmont, Mo., on November 12, 2011 and were…

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Shirley Mae Radford

Shirley Mae Radford, born September 8, 1927 in Clinton, Wisconsin to the late Robert Allen and Mildred Lettie (Hofford) Johnson. She departed this life on Monday, November 19, 2018 in Fenton, Missouri with her family by her side. Shirley had attained the age of ninety-one years, two months and eleven days. On February 4, 1951…

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Mary Wanda Farmer

Mary Wanda Farmer, daughter of the late Elisha Edward and Ruth Ethel (Sears) Durbin was born August 20, 1930 in Gideon, Mo., and departed this life on November 18, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She had attained the age of eighty-eight years, two months and twenty-nine days. Mary had…

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Matthew Alexander Griffith

Matthew Alexander Griffith, born July 24, 2018 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Shane and Emma (Townsend) Griffith. He departed this life on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Ellington, Missouri at just three months old. Matthew was a happy baby full of smiles, he enjoyed dancing around the house with his daddy and snuggles with mommy.…

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Curtis Ray Kaempfe

Curtis Ray Kaempfe, age 67, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He was born March 29, 1951, in Perryville, Mo., the son of Leonard and Betty Jean (Mecker) Kaempfe. Curtis was married to Sue Goodson Nov. 26, 1982, at St. Louis and had lived near Des Arc…

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Louis W. Hempen

  Louis W. Hempen, age 81, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at his home near Des Arc. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday at the Beulah Church Cemetery with Rev. Don Pennington officiating. Interment will follow the service. Memorials have been suggested to the Childhood Autism Foundation, and may be sent…

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Diane Lane

Carolyn “Diane” Lane, 62, of Williamsville, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at her residence. She was born Aug. 27, 1955 in St. Louis, Mo., to parents Leonard and Jerry (Yount) Thomason.  Diane enjoyed being around her friends Toni, Nancy, Sue and Ellen and she loved her dogs Missy and Peachy. Diane became sick around…

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Wayne Hults

Wayne Hults, 82, a longtime resident of rural Annapolis, Mo., passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born December 11, 1935, at St. Louis, Mo., to parents Charles F. and Georgia (Seals) Hults. On April 23, 1966, he married Wanda Pritchitt. Wayne was a loving husband, father,…

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