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Obituaries

Willa Haraway (04/25/15)
Willa Haraway, 86, of Kennett, passed away April 23, 2015, in Katy, Texas. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
J. L. Summers (04/24/15)
John Lewis "J.L." Summers, Sr., 72, of Salem, Mo., died April 18, 2015, at his residence. He was born April 3, 1943, at Poplar Bluff Mo., to the late Veaurl and Almae Summers. On January 5, 1962, in Piggott, Ark., he married Alma Arlene Summers. He graduated in 1960 from Qulin High School in Qulin, Mo. He was employed by Ford Motor Corporation in Hazelwood, Mo for 30+ years. He enjoyed tinkering and caring for his wife on their farm in Salem, Mo...
Alma Summers (04/24/15)
Alma Arlene Summers, 72, of Salem, Mo. died April 18, 2015 at her residence. She was born June 14, 1942, in Corning, Ark., to the late Arlie and Imogene Bell. On January 5, 1962, in Piggott, Ark., she married John Lewis Summers, Sr. Alma's priority was raising and caring for her four children. She was an avid gardener and loved to quilt. She enjoyed spending time with her brothers and sisters...
Venita Heath (04/24/15)
Venita Ruth Heath, of Kennett, daughter of the late Jessie Buin Grissom and Laura Evalena Boulton Grissom, was born Sept. 6, 1942, in Kennett, and departed this life April 22, 2015, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 72. On Aug. 24, 1974, she married Merle Heath, who preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 2011...
Wanie Masters (04/24/15)
Wanie Masters, 94, of Bunker, Mo., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Monday, April 20, 2015, at Southbrook Skilled Nursing Center. Landess Funeral Home of Campbell, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Freddie Willard (04/22/15)
Freddie Allen Willard, of Kennett, son of the late Bud Willard and Gracie (Counts) Willard, was born April 22, 1948, in Kennett, and departed this life on April 20, 2015, at the age of 66 years. Freddie married Jane Williams on December 10, 1977, in Kennett...
John Taylor (04/21/15)
John Taylor, 81, of Malden, passed away April 18, 2015, at his residence in Malden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Bob Muse (04/21/15)
Detective Sergeant Robert Dale "Moose" Muse, of Columbia, passed away April 11, 2015. Bob dedicated his life to his country and community; he was retired from the US Air Force and Columbia Police Department, and worked for several years as an Investigator for the state of Missouri...
Charles Archer (04/21/15)
Charles L. Archer, of Kennett, son of the late Ira C. Archer and Ottoleane Siler Archer, was born December 2, 1931, in McNairy County, Tennessee, and departed this life April 19, 2015, at the age of 83 years. Charles married Mylene Christine Edwards November 14, 1949. She preceded him in death August 29, 2014...
Doris Blough (04/17/15)
Doris Blough, 84, of Risco, Mo., passed away April 15, 2015, at Ozark River View Manor, in Ozark, Mo. Funeral arrangements with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden are incomplete at this time.
Robert McGinley (04/17/15)
Robert McGinley, 60, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away April 15, 2015, at St. Francis Medical Center, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden at this time.
Benjamin Stubblefield (04/17/15)
Benjamin Franklin Stubblefield, 83, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at St. Francis Park Assisted Living in Kennett. Born Jan. 29, 1932, in White Oak, Mo., son of the late Oscar Stubblefield and Essie Harrison Stubblefield, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He received the Purple Heart and Combat Action Medal...
John Brogden (04/17/15)
John Wesley Brogden, 63, passed away on April 15, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. John was born on November 24, 1951, in Kennett, Missouri, to Ted and Rhoda (Reed) Brogden. He graduated Kennett High School in 1969 and worked as a farmer in the family owned and operated Seven Mile Farm business until the age of 57. He also served in the National Guard...
Anthony Hill (04/17/15)
Anthony Stevan Hill, of Dexter, Mo., son of Pat "Gilliam" Wease and the late Tony Cordonia Hill, was born Sept. 4, 1956, in Waukegan, Ill., and departed this life April 14, 2015, at Dexter, at the age of 58. Survivors include his mother, Pat Wease, of Kennett; one son, Justin Hill, and wife, Nicole, of California; one brother, Shelby Gatewood, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four sisters, Sam Pitts, and husband, Rodney, of Kennett, Donnetta Pollard, and husband, Deron, of Piggott, Ark., Shelia Tucker, and husband, Rick, of Kennett, and Sharon Nixon, and husband, Wayne, of Kennett; six grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.. ...
Donna Pelts (04/17/15)
Donna June Cannon Pelts passed away peacefully after a brief but terminal illness at her home in Memphis, Tenn., Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. She was born Dec. 3, 1940, in Kennett, graduating Kennett High School in 1958 where she was an active participant in many school activities including the band and performing as a majorette. She was an active member of The First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years...
Joseph Forbes, Jr. (04/17/15)
Joseph Nolan Forbes, Jr., 6 mos., of Kennett, died April 12, 2015, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center, in Kennett. Born Sept. 16, 2014, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., he was the son of Brianna Cavaness and Joseph Nolan Forbes, Sr. Survivors include his mother, Brianna Cavaness, of Kennett; his father, Joseph Forbes, of Campbell, Mo.; one brother, Zackary Forbes, of Campbell; three sisters, Gracie Forbes, of Kennett, Maggie Forbes, of Campbell, and Payton Forbes, of Kennett; maternal grandparents, Hope Swinford, of Kennett, and Larry Cavaness, of Portageville, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Mary Forbes and Joe Forbes, both of Campbell, Mo., and paternal great-grandparents, Mary Burnham and Sharon Fry, both of Campbell.. ...
Dooley Fair (04/15/15)
Dooley Fair, 79, of Dyersburg, Tenn., passed away April 11, 2015, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center, in Dyersburg. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Shore (04/15/15)
Ralph Shore, 87, of Campbell, passed away April 11, 2015. Landess Funeral Home of Campbell is in charge of arrangements.
Victoria Brimberry (04/15/15)
Victoria Brimberry, 27, passed away April 11, 2015, at Piggott Community Hospital, in Piggott, Ark. Landess Funeral Home in Campbell is in charge of arrangements.
Charles and Donna Stewart (04/14/15)
Funeral services for the mother and stepfather of Kent Ford, former Missouri Press Association news editor, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Milan. Visitation is at 1 p.m. at the church. Donna Stewart, Kent's mother, died in February. His stepfather, Charles Stewart, died earlier this week...
Lowell Toole (04/14/15)
Lowell Rex Toole, 81, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away April 8, 2015, at his residence in Jefferson City. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.
Jesse Hovis (04/14/15)
Jesse Richard Hovis, 89, of Kennett, passed away April 11, 2015, in Kennett. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Patsy Strother (04/14/15)
Patsy Aline Strother, of Bragg City, Mo., daughter of the late Lawrence Earnest Wake and Lucy Pauline (Pankey) Wake, was born January 11, 1943, in Gideon, and departed this life April 12, 2015, at Heritage Nursing Center, in Kennett, at the age of 72 years. Patsy married Award Junior Strother November 29, 1959. He preceded her in death on January 4, 2015...
James Scott (04/14/15)
James Edward Scott was born January 22, 1935, in New Madrid, Mo., to William N. and Cleo Scott. He married the love of his life, JoNell Butler, on October 16, 1954, at the Camp Chaffee army base in Arkansas, while he was serving in the U.S.Army. They were blessed with two sons, Bruce Edward and James Dean Scott; two daughters-in-law, Jeanie Scott and Grace Ann Baker; three grandchildren, Brandon Scott, and wife, Shayla, Warren Scott, and standing at the pearly gates to welcome her grandpa, Candace Scott. ...
James Edward Scott (04/11/15)
James was born on January 22, 1935 in New Madrid, MO to William N. and Cleo Scott. He was married to the love of his life JoNell Butler on October 16th 1954 at Camp Chaffee army base in Arkansas, while he was serving in the U.S.Army. They were blessed with two sons, Bruce Edward and James Dean Scott. ...