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Jane A. Rawlings, 77, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Thurs. Feb. 27, 2014. She was a long time resident of Poplar Bluff.
She was born April 11, 1936 in Oherbein, Ind. to the late William C.
Wettschurack and Elsie Arvidsen Wettschurack.
She married James E. Rawling, Dec. 21, 1958 in Oherbein, Ind. He
preceded her in death.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Jane was a
member of the Eastern Star, volunteered at the Physicians Park, and
was very active in all aspects of the church. She loved her family and
She was a nursing instructor at Three Rivers Community College.
Jane is survived by two daughters, Kathra Swift and Selina Beals both
of Louisville, Ky.; and one brother, Ralph Wettscherack of Oherbein,
Ind. and three grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death was one son, Michael E. Rawlings.
Visitation will be Wednesday March 5, 2014 from 5 to 7 P.M. in the
Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will be Thursday
March 6, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. at Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home. The Rev.
David Stewart will officiate. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens. In lieu
of flowers the family request memorials be made to the First United
Methodist Church, 500 North Main St., Poplar Bluff, Mo. 63901 or to
the American Cancer Society,106 Ferrar, Suite 104, Cape Girardeau,
Alice Hill 81, of Wappapello, Mo. passed away Saturday March 1, 2014
with her family at her side. Alice was born Feb. 1,1933 in Naylor, Mo.
a daughter to William Joseph Littrell and Vida May Nettles Hogan. She
worked for several years at the Holiday Inn in Poplar Bluff. In 1981
Alice married Clarence Hill of Iowa and they built their home at Lake
Wappapello. She was a lifetime member of the Eagles Club. Alice loved
being around her kids and grand kids. Alice had one sister and three
brothers Edna and (Bill) Lisenfelder; Samuel and (Bonnie) Littrell; Leroy
and (Deanna) Littrell; Charles and (Betty) Littrell. Preceding Alice in
death were her parents, her husband, her sister Edna, and brothers Sam
and Charlie. Alice's three children survive her and badly miss her:
Daughter Linda and (Ronnie ) Gillihan of Poplar Bluff; son Larry
Stricklin of Wappapello; and daughter Terrie and (Shannon)
Stricklin-Holmes of St. Louis. Alice is also survived by her nephew
Ricky Timbush and many loving grandchildren: Larry Jr., David,
Jimmy, Tyler, Samantha, Amanda, Jason, Stacy, Shawna, Tony,
Timmy and 12 great grandchildren. Alice leaves behind her dog Gizmo,
as well as special friends Jan and Myrtle. Alice was truly loved as a
mom, grandma, aunt and friend. She will be missed.Visitation will be
Friday March 7, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fitch- Hillis Funeral
Home Chapel.. Funeral Services will be Saturday at 12:00 p.m. in the
Chapel. Rev. Kevin McAnulty will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Zion