Obituaries

Wed
18
Apr

Ruby Ova Nash

Ruby Ova Nash

Ruby Ova Nash of Ironton passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at her residence. She was 79.

She was born on May 27, 1938 in Hogan, the daughter of the late Ira and Georgia (Bone) Wadlow.

On February 6, 1981, she was united in marriage to Jeff Nash, who survives.  

Ruby is survived by three children, Larence Browers and wife, Jenny of Van Buren, Debra Ridlon and husband, Robin of Arcadia, and Gail Nash Grindstaff and fiancé, David Snyder of Park Hills;  five sisters, Kay Mauzy of Arcadia, Tarrie Myers of Ironton, Joan Blevins of Ironton, Jean Barton of Arcadia, and Vickie Harper of Ironton; a brother, Tim Wadlow of Patterson; eight grandchildren, Travis, Rachel, Chastidy, Josie, Zac, Kyle, Larence, and Collin. 12 great-grandchildren; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.  

Wed
18
Apr

Philip Boyd Anderson

Philip Boyd Anderson

Philip Boyd Anderson of Ironton passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was 55.

Philip was born on March 25, 1962

On April 18, 1996 he was united in marriage to Ramona Marie Malloy Dotson Anderson, who preceded him in rest. 

Surviving Philip are two children, Melody and husband JR Reeves of Ironton, and Priscilla Dotson of Ironton. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Devyn, Nicholas, Myleigh, and Alexander; and one great grandchild, Devyn, Jr.; and a host of loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.colefamilyfuneralhomes.com.

 

Wed
18
Apr

Charles Edward Risher

Charles Edward Risher

Charles Edward Risher of Ironton passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. He was 93.

He was born on April 19, 1924 in Annapolis, a son of the late Ira and Ella Mae Inman Risher.  On Sept. 1, 195, he was united in marriage to Betty Inman, who survives.  

To this union was born four children, Pete Risher and wife Barbara of Annapolis, Lonnie Risher of Ironton and Ella Mae Jones and husband Jon of Ironton; and a son, Carl, who preceded him in death.

Other survivors include two brothers, Vernon and Ira Risher; two sisters  Donna Ruth Robertson and Wilma Lea Rehkop; seven grandchildren, David, Melinda, Melanie, Ethan, Eli, Isaac, and Andrea; four great-grandchildren, Noah, Hunter, Nixon, and Harper; along with many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, John Melvin Risher; and three sisters, Dorothy Carlton, Juanita Heavin and Alta Bush.

Wed
18
Apr

Rev. Richard Ardell Neighbors

Rev. Richard Ardell Neighbors

Rev. Richard Ardell Neighbors of Park Hills, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was 80.

Richard was born on Feb. 18, 1938 in Roselle, a son of the late Jesse and Rose Frans Neighbors.

On Sept. 10, 1960, he was united in marriage to Judy Jones Neighbors, who survives.

To this union four children were born, Angela and husband Troy Mullet of Park Hills, Lorna and husband Rex Coleman of Danville, IA, Audra and husband Shawn Garst of Farmington, and Rebecca Neighbors of Bismarck. 

Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Heather and husband Cody Steinmetz, Brittany, Kyle, Richelle and husband Ben Loveless, Scarlet and husband Cory Barron, Tyler, and Skyler; four great grandchildren, Brayden, Bailey, Adelynn, Lenni; and a host of nieces, nephews other loving relatives and friends. 

Preceding Richard in death were his parents, and one brother James Neighbors. 

Wed
18
Apr

Daniel Dale Tomlinson

Daniel Dale Tomlinson

Daniel Dale Thomlinson of Ironton passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in St. Louis. He was 26.

He was born on Feb. 16, 1992 in Farmington, the son of Howard Dale Thomlinson and Angela Renea (Maples) Mounce.

Daniel is survived by his mother, Angela Mounce of Ironton, and his father, Howie Thomlinson, also of Ironton.  

Other survivors include his sister, Megan Hinson of Farmington; four brothers; Brian Thomlinson of Park Hills, Thomas Thomlinson, Jase Thomlinson, and Noah Thomlinson. all of Ironton; his fiancé, Peggy Hammond of Ironton; his grandparents, Dee Maples, Marie Warren, and Dennis and Gloria Freeman; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Daniel enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing basketball, and he especially enjoyed playing the guitar.

Tue
17
Apr

Glenda Hodge

Carol Hodge

Glenda Carol Hodge of Montgomery, AL, formerly of Piedmont, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018, at Diversicare in Montgomery, AL. She was 77.

She was born in Des Arc, on July 6, 1938, to parents, Carroll Daniel and Barbara Viola (Copeland) Hinkle. 

Glenda attended Des Arc High School and graduated with the 1956 class. Shortly thereafter she married Albert Carl Hodge, and to this union four children were born. 

The family spent about six years in Los Angeles County, CA, where Carl found work with the post office. After returning home to Missouri they spent most of their working years in St. Charles County, until retirement at Piedmont. Desiring to be close to family Glenda moved to Alabama to be near her daughters and son. Glenda was a very devoted and faithful mother and wife. Spending time with the grandkids was a top priority. 

Tue
17
Apr

Shirley J. Davis

Shirley J. Davis

Shirley J. Davis of Des Arc, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018, at Gasconade Nursing Home Manor, Owensville. She was 77.

She was born on May 5, 1940, at Bowling Green to parents Arthur and Freda (Lashley) Davis.

Shirley was a 1960 graduate of Des Arc High School. 

On June 18, 1961, she married Arthur “Art” Davis at Des Arc. To this union eight children were born. 

Shirley was a very dedicated Christian and member of Des Arc First Assembly of God Church for over 30 years. Shirley brought so much to her church including singing. She felt strongly about the fruits of the spirit, especially love. 

She was an active part of her grandchildren’s lives. In spare times, Shirley enjoyed catfish fishing and just being in nature enjoying flowers and hummingbirds. When husband, Art, was living the couple enjoyed digging roots. She had a great sense of humor. Shirley would go out of her way to help anyone. 

Tue
17
Apr

Ramona Marie Malloy Dotson Anderson

Ramona Anderson

Ramona Marie Malloy Dotson Anderson, formerly of Ironton, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Farmington. She was 63.

On March 9, 1955, Ramona was born in Poplar Bluff, a daughter of Ferman and Lucy Vick Malloy.

On April 18, 1996, she was united in marriage to Philip Anderson, who survives.

Surviving Ramona are two daughters, Melody and husband JR Reeves of Ironton, and Priscilla Dotson; four grandchildren, Devyn, Nicholas, Myleigh, and Alexander; one great-grandchild, Devyn Jr.; and many loving family members and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents, and one sister, Leslie Malloy.

On June 8, 1973, Ramona enlisted in the United States Navy.

Funeral Services for Ramona were held Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. from the Cole Family Chapel. 

Thu
05
Apr

Richard H. Ross

Richard H. Ross

Richard H. Ross  passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. He was 93. 

He was born on Oct. 15, 1924 in the Peachtree community, the son of Harry and Nola (Eaton) Ross.

Richard was a World War II veteran, serving in the US Army Air Corp. and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Piedmont. 

He owned and operated Ross Ford Sales in Piedmont and Valley Motors in Ironton for many years. He also was part owner of Sheets Motor Company in Fredericktown.

Richard was married to Norma Wilson on Feb. 9, 1951 at Piggott, AR and had lived in the Piedmont area most of his life.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Harry and Nola Ross; two sons, Richard Lee Ross and Dale Edwin Ross; and three brothers, Eugene Ross, LeRoy Ross and Ronnie Ross.

Thu
05
Apr

Doris Jean (Goggin) Wingerter

Doris Wingerter

Doris Jean Wingerter of Mineral Point passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2018.  She was 76.

She was born on April 18, 1941, a daughter of the late Tony Otto Goggin and the late Ethel Ann Renchausen Goggin. 

Doris was united in marriage to Ernest Wingerter on June 13, 1959 in Ironton. 

In addition to her husband, Doris is survived by one daughter; Connie Douglas and husband Randall of Mineral Point; two sons, David Wingerter and wife Traci of Hillsboro, Tim Wingerter and wife Angie of Herculaneum; four sisters, Ruby Miner of Belleview, JoAnn Crocker of Belleview, Frances Lincoln of Belleview, Donna Mills and husband Sonny of Arnold; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Skaggs; four sisters, Mildred Giles, Opal Bell, Shirley Crocker, Carol Shy; four brothers, James Goggin, Paul Goggin, Robert Goggin and Jerry Goggin, and one grandchild, Ashley Skaggs. 

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