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Bobby Bilbrey, 72, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Thursday
Dec. 4, 2014 at his residence. He was born to the late
Clarence Bilbrey and Kathryn Vavak Bilbrey, March 6,
1942 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Bobby attended the Thousand
Hills Cowboy Church.
He married Geneva Barks on September 16, 1972 in Poplar
Bluff. She survives.
Bobby was a self-employed auto mechanic. He enjoyed
spending time with his family, fishing, and cooking on the
He is survived by two sons, James Bilbrey and Russell
Ainsworth, both of Poplar Bluff; two daughters, Debbie
Tinker of Poplar Bluff and Carol Bond of Staunton, Il.; one
brother, Elmer Bilbrey of Thomasville, Al.; one sister,
Marilyn Bopp of Cummings, Ga.; eight grandchildren and
one great grandchild.
There will be a visitation Tuesday, 4 P.M. at Thousand
Hills Cowboy Church, followed by a Celebration of Life
Service at 5 P.M. Brother Kevin Murray will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to UCAN, 1899
N. Westwood Suite C, PMB# 172, Poplar Bluff, Mo.
63901 or to the Thousand Hills Cowboy Church, P.O. Box
737, Fisk, Mo. 63940.
Tony R. Tripp, 59, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Dec. 9,
2014. He was born August 6, 1955 to the late Cecil Tripp
and Ann M. Randolph Tripp in St. Louis, Mo.
Tony was a telephone operator for a credit card company.
He is survived by two sons, Nathan Caldwell of Poplar
Bluff, and Kyle Tripp of Willow Springs; two daughters,
Kara Tripp of Poplar Bluff and Cherish Collins of Pacific,
Mo.; two brothers, Larry Eldridge and Toby Tripp both of
St. Louis, Mo.; and two grandchildren.
Geneva Winson, 97, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Thursday,
Dec. 11, 2014 at her residence. She was born Oct. 13,
1917 to the late Ira Montgomery and Laura Baker
Montgomery. She was a long time resident of Poplar
Bluff. She was a member of the Church of God.
Before retiring Geneva was the librarian for the Housing
authority. She enjoyed doing ceramics.
She is survived by one son, Bob Manns of Poplar Bluff;
several nieces and nephews; three grandchildren and four
Also preceding her in death was one brother,Dale
Visitation will be Monday, 10 to 11 AM at Fitch-Hillis
Funeral Chapel followed by the funeral service at 11 AM.
Rev. Calvin Bulher will officicate. Burial will be in
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