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Melvin G. Dalke
Melvin G. Dalke, 63, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died October 3, 2016 at
his residence.

A graveside service will be at City Cemetery, Saturday, October 15,
2016 at 11:00 A.M.
 Evea May Payne, 94, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Monday, Oct. 17,
2016 at Mark Twain Nursing Home.  She was born December 5,
1921 in Oxly, Mo. to the late Louis Henne Ogilvie and Laura Page
Ogilvie.  Evea was a long time resident of Poplar Bluff.  She was a
member of the First Church of God.  
She married Thomas O. Payne February 16, 1941 in Corning, Ar.  
He preceded her in death.
Evea was a beautician.  She was owner and operator of her own
shop.  She enjoyed crocheting, painting and watching cardinal
She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Young (Larry) of Poplar
Bluff; two sisters, Marjorie Willcut of Poplar Bluff and Pansy L. Hart
of Cedar Park, Tx. and 13 grandchildren, Misty White, Danielle
Sprous, Matthew Young, Larry Young II, Bobby Baugh, Jimmy
Baugh, Allen Baugh, John Baugh, Lori Kovach, Larry Payne, Vicki
Walker, Gina Rogers, and Amanda Vinson; 25 great-grandchildren,
and six great-great grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one
son, Larry Thomas Payne; one daughter, Laura May Baugh; 5
sisters, Carol L. Binkley, Pasty Kraft, Mary Vinson, Helen Chronister
and Juanita Ogilvie.        Visitation will be Friday at 10 A.M. at
Fitch-Hillis Funeral Chapel.  The funeral service will follow at 11
A.M.  Bobby Baugh will officiate at the service.  Burial will be at
Duley Cemetery.
Evea M. Payne
 Lois M. Johnson, 88, a long time resident of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at The Manor Nursing Home in Poplar
Bluff.  Lois was born May 29, 1928 to the late Charles Bilbrey and
Elsie Shelton Bilbrey in Shook, Mo.  She was a member of the
Family Worship Center.
She married Henry Johnson July 18, 1945 in Greenville, Mo.  He
preceded her in death.
Lois work on the assembly line at Florsheim Shoe Company.  She
enjoyed quilting, word find puzzles and playing yatzee.
Surviving are two sons, Henry Johnson of Potosi, Mo. and Charles
Johnson of Poplar Bluff; four daughters, Diana Mitchell of Qulin,
Mo., Joann Smith of Potosi, Mo., Charlotte Stinchcomb and Lorene
Swan both of Poplar Bluff; ten grandchildren, 22
great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, Lois was preceded in death by one
son Robert Johnson, two brothers, Charles Bilbrey and Herman
Bilbrey; and one sister Mary Cowin.
Visitation will be Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Fitch-Hillis Funeral
Home Chapel.  The funeral service will follow at 1:00 PM.  Rev.
Luther Goins will officiate.  Burial will be at Hamtown Cemetery.  
Arrangements are under the direction of Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home.
Lois May Johnson