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Obituaries

Hazel Baker (04/15/14)
Mary Hazel Baker, daughter of the late Robert Andrew Denson and Nebraska (Dunaway) Denson, was born September 16, 1921 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. and departed this life on April 12, 2014 at the age of 92 years at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Hazel married Terrell "T.R." Baker on January 12, 1941. T.R. preceded her in death on November 1, 2008...
Doris Haywood (04/11/14)
Doris Lavada Haywood, daughter of the late Elton Crawford and Lillian Beatrice Edmundson Haywood, was born on January 5, 1946 in Holcomb, Mo. and passed away on April 8, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. at the age of 68. She was united in marriage to Doyle R. Haywood in Dyersburg, Tenn. Mr. Haywood survives at the home...
Doris Goldsmith Wright (04/11/14)
Doris Goldsmith Wright, 86, of Kennett, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at her residence in Kennett. Mrs. Wright, daughter of James Luther and Molley Hamm Goldsmith, was born on September 21, 1927 in Clarkton, Mo. She was a homemaker, and was a member of the South Canaan General Baptist Church...
Joe Lewellyng (04/08/14)
Joe Albert Lewellyng, son of the late Albert Sydney Lewellyng and Vesper Lee (Traylor) Lewellyng, was born October 9, 1934 in Dyersburg, Tenn. and departed this life on April 5, 2014 at the age of 79 years at National Health Care in Kennett. Joe married Mary Joan McComb on November 28, 1982 in Memphis, Tenn...
Patricia James (04/08/14)
Patricia "Pat" James, 79, of Hackett went home to be with the Lord Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Greenwood. She was the retired owner of the Washburn Store, and also worked at Stewart Drugs in Greenwood. She was a member of the Washburn United Methodist Church and attended the Greenwood United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Dorothy Swain; one grandson, Travis Moss, and one brother-in-law, Kenny Vinson...
Terry Skelton (04/08/14)
Terry Lynn Skelton, son of Dutchie Ellen (Simmons) Skelton, and the late Max Orville Skelton, was born April 27, 1961 in Kennett, and departed this life on April 4, 2014 at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 52 years. He is survived by one son, Dustin Terry Skelton of Kennett; his mother, Dutchie Skelton of Kennett; two brothers, Jerry Max Skelton and wife, Sheila, of Kennett, and Jeffery Mark Skelton and wife, Lorrie, all of Kennett; one nephew, Jerrad Cude; one niece, Katelyn Criswell; other relatives; and friends.. ...
Cathy Davis (04/08/14)
Cathy Lynn Davis, 56, of Kennett, Missouri, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Cathy was born October 15, 1957 in West Memphis, Ark., the daughter of Kenneth and the late Sylvia Ford. Cathy was a 1976 graduate of Kennett High School and earned her bachelors' degree from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., and later a Master's degree from Stephen F. ...
Bennie Cannon (04/08/14)
Bennie Everett Cannon, son of the late Everett Cannon and Belva Lorene (Haggard) Cannon, was born November 1, 1937 in Caruth, Mo., and departed this life on April 5, 2014 at the age of 76 years at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. Bennie married Betty Cole on January 12, 1962 in Kennett...
Arminda Buys (04/04/14)
Arminda Delaware Buys, 75, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Boone Hospital Center. She was born July 29, 1938 in Leroy, Alabama, the daughter of Robert Lee Batley and Nora Magdalene Goldman Batley who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage on June 12, 1960 to Harry Lee Buys, who preceded her in death...
Ruble Ladymon (04/04/14)
Ruble Ladymon, 90, of Washington, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at St. Clair Nursing Home in Washington. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Sheila Marchbanks (04/02/14)
Sheila Marchbanks, 62, of Kennett, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at her home, surrounded by hear family. She was born April 21, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., the daughter of Doyne and Lorene Gatewood. She was a 1969 graduate of Kennett High School and earned her bachelor of science in education, specializing in speech language pathology, from Southeast Missouri State University in 1974. In 1980 earned a master of arts in education from Southeast...
Francis "Van" VanDeventer (04/01/14)
Francis "Van" VanDeventer, 84, of Kennett, formerly of Gideon, died on Friday, March 28, 2014 at his residence. Van was born on Jan. 17, 1930 in Gideon to Dale VanDeventer and Loretta Irwin Effinger VanDeventer who preceded him in death. He was a retired Army veteran, having served during the Korean War...
Roger Fields (04/01/14)
Asst. Chief of Police Roger W. Fields, 50, of Jackson, Mo. died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born October 13, 1963 in St. Louis to Bill Wayne and Bonnie Jean Darden Fields. He and Marsha Ann Shaver were married May 21, 1988 at Cape Girardeau, Mo...
Sheila Marchbanks (04/01/14)
Sheila Marchbanks, 62, of Kennett, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born April 21, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., the daughter of Doyne and Lorene Gatewood. She was a 1969 graduate of Kennett High School and earned her bachelor of science in education, specializing in speech language pathology, from Southeast Missouri State University in 1974. In 1980 earned a master of arts in education from Southeast...
Francis "Van" VanDeventer (03/31/14)
Francis "Van" VanDeventer Francis "Van" VanDeventer, 84, of Kennett, formerly of Gideon, died on Friday, March 28, 2014 at his residence. Van was born on Jan. 17, 1930 in Gideon to Dale VanDeventer and Loretta Irwin Effinger VanDeventer who preceded him in death...
Spencer Stout (03/31/14)
Seldon Spencer Stout, son of the late Ollard Finis Stout and Martha Elizabeth (Miller) Stout, was born November 13, 1918 in Kennett, Missouri and departed this life March 28, 2014 at the age of 95 years. Spencer was married to Betty Jo Smith for 47 years. She preceded him in death December 16, 1988. He later married Willmeda (Guen) Glass...
Morris Bradley (03/28/14)
Morris "Granddaddy" Bradley, 75, of Malden, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Malden. Born Aug. 26, 1938, in Wyatt, Miss., son of the late Arthur Louis Bradley and Jimmie Floate Robison, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a farmer and contractor, and a member of the First General Baptist Church in Malden, where he served as deacon for many years. He served on the Malden School board, Union Township and the Dunklin County SCS. He supported all area sporting events...
Elmer Richardson (03/28/14)
Elmer Harrel Richardson, son of the late Earl Richardson and Orpha Russell Richardson, was born May 30, 1929, in Etowah, Ark., and departed this life Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the age of 84. Elmer married Donna Sue Holder Smith on Dec. 26, 1993...
Spencer Stout (03/28/14)
Spencer Stout, 95, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Veterans Home in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Elmer Richardson (03/27/14)
Elmer Richardson, age 84, of Kennett, Missouri passed away, Wednesday, Mar. 26, 2014 at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Anna Clayton (03/27/14)
Anna Clayton, 75, of Parma, Mo. died Wednesday, Mar. 26, 2014 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral services for Mrs. Clayton are incomplete at this time with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Pete James (03/26/14)
William "Pete" Robert James, 93, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Mr. James, son of William Denver and Frohna Whittaker James, was born on Nov. 22, 1920, in Clarkton, Mo. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II and was a Pearl Harbor survivor, a member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell, and Cartoonist at the Daily Dunklin Democrat Newspaper for many years...
Billy Branum (03/26/14)
Billy Don Branum, son of the late Willie and Thelma Wilmoth Branum, was born March 21, 1940, in Hollywood, Mo., and departed this life Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the age of 74. Bill married Brenda Smithmier on Sept. 2, 1960. He is survived by his wife Brenda Branum, of Kennett; two sons, Scott Branum and wife, Angela, of Kennett, and Nick Branum and girlfriend, Tina Cantrell, of Kennett; one daughter, LaDon Gramling and husband, Tim, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; one brother, Ron Branum and wife, Shirley, of Arbyrd, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Faye Owens; nine grandchildren, Ty Gramling, Ryne Branum and wife, Jessica, Shane Branum, Sam Gramling, Jordan Gramling, Julianna Branum, Chase Branum, Taylor Branum and Peyton Branum; one great-grandchild, Brooks Scott Branum; several nieces and nephews, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Billy Branum (03/25/14)
Billy Don Branum, son of the late Willie and Thelma Wilmoth Branum, was born March 21, 1940, in Hollywood, Mo., and departed this life Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the age of 74. Bill married Brenda Smithmier on Sept. 2, 1960. He is survived by his wife Brenda Branum, of Kennett; two sons, Scott Branum and wife, Angela, of Kennett, and Nick Branum and girlfriend, Tina Cantrell, of Kennett; one daughter, LaDon Gramling and husband, Tim, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; one brother, Ron Branum and wife, Shirley, of Arbyrd, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Faye Owens; nine grandchildren, Ty Gramling, Ryne Branum and wife, Jessica, Shane Branum, Sam Gramling, Jordan Gramling, Julianna Branum, Chase Branum, Taylor Branum and Peyton Branum; one great-grandchild, Brooks Scott Branum; several nieces and nephews, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Brenda Lafferty (03/25/14)
Brenda Joan Lafferty, 56, of Kennett, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, in Kennett. Born Aug. 10, 1957, in Dexter, Mo., daughter of the late John and Zelma Trammell Peters, she was a retired drug abuse counselor at Hayti, and a member of the First General Baptist Church in Kennett. She enjoyed decorating, yard sales and collecting angels...