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Obituaries from January 2004

Billy Akers (01/30/04)
Billy Wayne Akers, 77, of Linn Creek, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Boone County Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Born June 18, 1926, in Kennett, son of the late Murrell and Beulah Wright Akers, he owned and operated Akers Paint and Drywall...
Carroll Holtsclaw (01/30/04)
Carroll Edwards Holtsclaw, 52, of Cardwell, Mo., died today, Friday, Jan. 20, 2004, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Alvie Shelton (01/30/04)
Alvie Shelton, 63, of Park Hills, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center. Born April 30, 1940, in Arkansas, he was the son of the late Johnnie and Iva Mae Goodman Shelton. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Jo Gilmore, of Birmingham, Ala. and Robin L. Dillard, of Plano, Texas; one son, John Lynn Shelton, of Bay City, Mich.; five brothers, Edward, James, Billy, Ronnie and Ricky Shelton; one sister, Carolyn Clark and nine grandchildren...
Millie Taylor (01/30/04)
Mollie Taylor, 90, of North Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died today, Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Baptist North Hospital in North Little Rock. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett...
J.C. Williams (01/30/04)
J.C. Williams, 81, of Steele, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Aug. 7, 1922, in Jackson, Tenn., son of the late Archie Atlas and Ollie Frances Jordan Williams, he was a veteran of the Army Air Corp, serving in WWII. He was a welder and of the Baptist faith...
Rachel Montgomery (01/29/04)
Rachel Clayton Montgomery, 79, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. Born Jan. 10, 1925, in Wardell, Mo., daughter of the late William Henry and Lorena Penrod Clayton, she was a cook at DAEOC and worked at Brown Shoe Company. She was a member of the Caruthersville Church of God...
Lloyd Tucker (01/28/04)
Lloyd Burnell Tucker, 79, of Ellsinore, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Three Rivers Health Care South in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born April 1, 1924, in Senath, Mo., he was the son of the late Lloyd Frances and Minta Jane Long Tucker. On Feb. 26, 1946, in Leachville, Ark., he married Ruby Octavy Cathern Angotti, who survives...
Esther Worley (01/28/04)
Esther C. Worley, 90, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. Born Oct. 8, 1913, in Greenway, Ark., daughter of the late J.N. and Mary Frances Brunce Churchill, she worked at Stix-Bauer-Fuller Department Store as a seamsterss. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene...
Paid Obit-Rosemary Wilkey (01/27/04)
Rosemary Wilkey Rosemary Elizabeth Sewell Wilkey, 84, lived a rich life. She was born January 28, 1919 in Atkins, Arkansas to Mary "Mayme" Elizabeth Jones Sewell and Homer Virgil Sewell, a welcome baby sister to her older brother Garland Allen Sewell. ...
Joe Hall (01/27/04)
Joe Vernon Hall, 66, of Portageville, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at William F. Bowld Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Feb. 3, 1937, in New Madrid, Mo., son of the late Walter and Daisy Mae Reynolds Hall, he was an auto mechanic. He was married to Glenda Traughber, who survives...
Ethel Hisaw (01/27/04)
Ethel A. Hisaw, 89, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at the Malden Nursing Center. Born April 17, 1914, in Broseley, Mo., daughter of the late John and Jessie Depoyster Harrelson, she was a caseworker for the Division of Family Services and a member of the D.F.S. Retirees. She was a member of the Tuesday Club in Bernie, Mo., member of the Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden and a member of the Young At Heart Club at the church...
Kittie Poe (01/27/04)
Kittie Wayne Poe, 90, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Arbyrd, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at Mercy Villa Nursing Home in Springfield. Born July 15, 1913, in Hollywood, Mo., daughter of the late Sameul Cheatam and Emma Schultz Rose, she was a LPN at Presnell and Dunklin County Hospital...
Chris Sellers (01/27/04)
Chris Wilson Sellers, 74, of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at her home. Born April 9, 1929, in Holcomb, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Charles Medford Wilson, Sr. and Lillian Smithson Wilson. On July 10, 1979, at Pascola, Mo., she married James A. Sellers who preceded her in death Aug. 17, 2003. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill Wilson and a sister, Irene Wilson...
Ludie Thomas (01/27/04)
Ludie Blessing Thomas, 91, of Cooter, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark. Daughter of the late Lille Beckett and Homer Blessing, she was a homemaker, a member of the Holly Grove Baptist Church, member of the Dorcas Sunday School Class and the Number Eight Support Club. She had worked at Blytheville Hospital, River Oaks Nursing Home and Day's Mens Store...
Lloyd Tucker (01/27/04)
Lloyd Burnell Tucker, 79, of Ellsinore, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Three Rivers Health Care South in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born April 1, 1924, in Senath, Mo., he was the son of the late Lloyd Frances and Minta Jane Long Tucker. On Feb. 26, 1946, in Leachville, Ark., he married Ruby Octavy Cathern Angotti, who survives...
Esther Worley (01/27/04)
Esther C. Worley, 90, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo. Born Oct. 8, 1913, in Greenway, Ark., daughter of the late J.N. and Mary Frances Brunce Churchill, she worked at Stix-Bauer-Fuller Department Store as a seamsterss. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene...
Nadean Freeman (01/25/04)
Nadean Freeman, 69, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born June 5, 1934, in Dunklin County, Mo., the daughter of the late Curtis Washington and Mary Magdalene Knight Burchett, she was the retired owner of an antique store in Clarkton, Mo. and member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Malden...
Opal Kirby (01/25/04)
Opal Irene Kirby, 81, of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 20, 1922, at Kennett, a daughter of the late Thomas Irvon and Stella Morgan Arnold, she was a member of Varner River Baptist Church. She married William Barney Kirby, Jr., who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 1982. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Glen, Paul, Sonny and Douglas Arnold and one sister, Eva Jones...
Chris Sellers (01/25/04)
Chris Wilson Sellers, 74, of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at her home. Born April 9, 1929, in Holcomb, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Charles Medford Wilson, Sr. and Lillian Smithson Wilson. On July 19, 1979, at Pascola, Mo., she married James A. Sellers who preceded her in death Aug. 17, 2003. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill Wilson and a sister, Irene Wilson...
Lloyd Tucker (01/25/04)
Lloyd Tucker, 79, of Ellsinore, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Three Rivers Healthcare in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.
Nadean Freeman (01/23/04)
Nadean Freeman, 69, of Malden, Mo., died today, Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Opal Kirby (01/23/04)
Opal Kirby, 81, of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Juanita Dickerson (01/22/04)
Juanita Dickerson, 93, of Yorktown, Va., formerly of Missouri, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at Williamsburg, Va. Born July 27, 1910, near Hayti, Mo., she was a homemaker. She married Clifford O.Dickerson, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter and three sons, Red, Richard and Bruce Dickerson...
Mabel Halter (01/22/04)
Mabel Favell Halter, 101, of Jacksonville, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004. She was a retired seamstress. Survivors include one son, Lynn Favell, of Cape Coral, Fla.; two daughters; Doris Cunniff, of Jacksonville and Evelyn Hooker, of Beebe, Ark.; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren...
Charles Johns (01/22/04)
Charles Edward Johns, 67, of Wauchula, Fla., died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 24, 1936, in Steele, Mo., son of the late Sandy Lee and Minnie Maude Cope Johns, he was a National Guard veteran, a business owner and of the Church of Christ faith...
Chris Sellers (01/22/04)
Chris Sellers, 74, of Kennett, died today, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at her residence. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Slatton officiating...
Ida Acker (01/21/04)
Ida Mae Acker, 67, of St. Francis, Ark., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born July 3, 1936, in Harbor Height, Mich., daughter of the late Claud Garland and Mildred Irene Randall Kirkham, she was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church in St. Francis and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Campbell, Mo...
Marion Bridges (01/21/04)
Marion E. Bridges, 79, of Niles, Mich., formerly of Missouri, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Lakeland Specialty Hospital-Berrien Center in Berrien Springs, Mich. Born May 21, 1924, in Yama, Mo., son of the late John Bridges and Minnie Frances, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII. He was retired from Clark Equipment...
Bonilee Horner (01/21/04)
Bonilee Horner, 82, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at her residence. Born Aug. 30, 1921, in Neely's Landing, Mo., daughter of the late Gilbert Short, Sr. and Lillian Short, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Senath, the Senath Federated Women's Club, the Daughters of the American Revolution and she also served on the University of Missouri Extension program. She also operated a beauty shop out of her home...
Gertrude Horner (01/21/04)
Gertrude Horner, 96, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Jan. 2, 1908, in Joplin, Mo., daughter of the late C.C. and Martha Storey Rodery, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Senath and a former member of the Shields Baptist Church. She was a charter member of the Silverdale Extension Homemaker's Club...
Berline Matthews (01/21/04)
Berline Matthews, 81, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Oct. 29, 1922, in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late Thomas Matthews and Sara Jane Matthews Higgs, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII, a farmer, truck driver and a cotton ginner. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden...
Jerry Merkley Jr. (01/21/04)
Jerry Lee Merkley, Jr., 43, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at his residence. Born Aug. 4, 1960, in Kennett, son of Jerry Lee Merkley, Sr. and Elsie Mae Umfress Kirkpatrick, he was a U.S. Army and National Guard veteran. He worked for the City of Campbell...
Dee Wicker (01/21/04)
Dee Wicker, 70, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at the Ridgeview Nursing Center in Malden. Born Feb. 17, 1933, in Adamville, Tenn., son of the late Ira and Jewell Hurley Wicker, he was a member of the Ely Baptist Church in Kennett. He married Irene Wheeler, who survives...
Roberta Jones (01/20/04)
Roberta Jones, 81, of Dexter, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. Born Nov. 7, 1922, daughter of the late Rupert and Lillie Wilson Martin, she was a school teacher. On Dec. 21, 1945, she married Chester Jones, who preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1979. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Jospeh Franklin, Herbert Wayne, Bobby Leon and Joe Martin and three sisters, Marceline Hutson, Julia Kilburn and Rita Ann Martin...
Byrdie Martin (01/20/04)
Byrdie Martin, 90, of Bradenton, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at her residence. Born Nov. 14, 1913, in Pontotoc, Miss., daughter of the late William Holder and Martha Mary Elizabeth Miller Greenwood, she worked at General Motors and was of the Baptist faith...
Berline Matthews (01/20/04)
Berline Matthews, 81, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ernie Nelson officiating...
Frederick McLean (01/20/04)
Frederick Thomas Mclean, 74, of Beebe, Ark., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Beebe Retirement Center. Born Jan. 19, 1929, in Flint, Mich., son of the late Eugene and Ida Mary Shirkey McLean, he worked for General Motors. He was a member of Local No. 653 VAW, in Pontiac, Mo. and a member of the First Baptist Church in Blytheville, Ark...
Jerry Merkley (01/20/04)
Jerry Lee Merkley, 43, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
W.F. Provance Jr. (01/20/04)
W.F. "Butch" Provance, Jr., 48. of Malden, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Piggott Community Hosptial in Piggott, Ark. Born Aug. 31, 1955, in Owatonna, Minn., son of William Franklin Provance and the late Jean Clark Provance, he worked as a hospital dietary aide and was a member of the Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church in Clarkton, Mo...
Wanda Starkey (01/20/04)
Wanda Faye Johnson Starkey, 64, of Greenville, Mo., formerly of Clarkton, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born Sept. 10, 1939, in Clarkton, Mo., daughter of the late Luther and Nancy Leona Vannasdall Johnson, she was of the Baptist faith...
Dee Wicker (01/20/04)
Dee Wicker, 70, of Malden, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at the Ridgeview Nursing Center in Malden. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Slatton officiating...
Mary Bates (01/18/04)
Mary J. Swift Bates, 92, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 15. 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born May 10, 1911, at Sligo, Mo., daughter of the late John Wesley and Pearl Sarah Bridgeman Gamblin, she attended First Assembly of God in Campbell...
S. Ray Bradley (01/18/04)
S. Ray Bradley, 97, died peacefully in his sleep early Friday morning, January 9, 2004, in Manor Care Health Center, in Springfield, Missouri. He was born in Belleville, Arkansas. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hendrix College and later earned a Masters Degree in Physics from the University of Illinois...
Robbie Holcomb (01/18/04)
Robbie Carl Holcomb, 62, of Jayton, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at his residence. Born July 4, 1941, in St. Louis, son of the late John and Cora Robinson Holcomb, he was ordained to the ministry in April 1973 at Calvary Temple in Springfield, Mo. He pastored churches in southern Missouri, Arkansas, North Texas, South Texas, West Texas and Oklahoma. He was pastor of the Jayton Assembly of God church...
Frederick McLean (01/18/04)
Frederick Thomas McLean of Beebe, Ark., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Beebe Retirement Center in Beebe. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
William Provance (01/18/04)
William "Butch" Provance, 48, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2004, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Donald Thacker (01/18/04)
Donald Ray Thacker, 63, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Hernando Pasco Hospice Care Center in Zephyrhills. Born Aug. 30, 1940, in Campbell, son of the late William J. and Mary L. Clayton Thacker, he was a retired factory worker and member of First Assembly of God in Campbell...
Mary Bates (01/16/04)
Mary Swift Bates, 92, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
Helen Comer (01/16/04)
Helen Lavora Comer, 84, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born Feb. 28, 1919, in Conway, Ark., daughter of the late J.C. King and Cora Seller King, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell...
Nellie Conway (01/16/04)
Nellie Conway, 89, of Greenwood, Miss., formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. Born in Clifton, Tenn., daughter of the late Doc and Mary King, she was a homemaker and a member of the Cottonwood Point Missionary Baptist Church in Cottonwood Point, Mo...
E.H. Felker (01/16/04)
E.H. "Tut" Felker, 84, of Caruth, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. He was born Sept. 10, 1919, in Caruth, son of the late B.S. "Boss" and Lucinda Whitney Felker. Having served in WWII, he was a U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Felker was a prominent member of the community and a successful farmer. He was a member of the Caruth United Methodist Church...
Robert Hamra (01/16/04)
Robert E. Hamra, 88, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis, Tenn. Born Nov. 11, 1915, in Caruthersville, son of the late Phillip S. and Louise Hamra, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a retail merchant. He was a member of the American Legion and the First Presbyterian Church in Caruthersville...
Cloys Oliver (01/16/04)
Cloys Ponder Oliver, 81, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at his residence. Born Aug. 14, 1922, in Campbell, son of the late Sidney and Etha Ponder Oliver, he was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist faith. On Feb. 8, 1941, in Clarkton, Mo., he married Murrel Taylor, who survives...
Teresa Stevens (01/16/04)
Teresa Ann Stevens, 36, of Malden, Mo., formerly of Gainesville, Fla., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Feb. 25, 1967, in Gainesville, daughter of Jerry Henson and Liz Mercer, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Donald Thacker (01/16/04)
Donald R. Thacker, 63, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Hernando Pasco Hospice Center in Zephyrhills. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
Rosie Childers (01/15/04)
Rosie Childers, 82 of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at the Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born May 3, 1921, in Jasper, Ala., she was the daughter of the late John and Violet Lathem Tucker. She married Marlin H. Childers, who preceded her in death on July 15, 1991. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Troy Lee and James Louis Childers; five brothers, Wilburn, Les, Bird, Frank and John Tucker and two sisters, Mary Smith and Maggie Faulkner...
Helen Comer (01/15/04)
Helen Lavora Comer, 84, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
E.H. Felker (01/15/04)
E.H. "Tut" Felker, 84, of Caruth, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Sept. 10, 1919, in Caruth, son of the late B.S. and Lucinda Whitney Felker, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII and a farmer. He attended the Caruth United Methodist Church...
Vera Langston (01/15/04)
Vera Lee Langston, 75, of Cardwell, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at her residence. Born in Walnut Ridge, Ark., daughter of the late Sylvester and Maggie Looney Wilson, she was a teacher, a member of the Women's Lions Club, the Missouri Retired Teachers Association and a former receipient of the Missouri Teacher of the Year Award. She was currently serving on the Cardwell City Council amd attended the Buck Donic Community Church...
Teresa Stevens (01/15/04)
Teresa Ann Stevens, 37, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Rosie Childers (01/14/04)
Rosie Childers, 82, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Paragould Nursing Center. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lonnie Mittag officiating...
E.H. Felker (01/14/04)
E.H. "Tut" Felker, 84, of Caruth, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Hogue officiating...
Goldie Kinnison (01/14/04)
Goldie M. Kinnision, 59, of Rives, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Sept. 25, 1944, in Holland, Mo., daughter of Opal Baugus and the late Willard Baugus, she was a homemaker and a member of the Rives Church of Christ...
Martin McLain (01/14/04)
Martin "Marty" McLain, 59, of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at the Arkansas Methodist Hosptial in Paragould, Ark. Born Nov. 12, 1944, in Senath, Mo., he was the son of Ray McLain and Edna Wayne Rickman. On Aug. 30, 1997, in Hornersville, he married Alice Faye McElhaney, who survives...
Helen Raines (01/14/04)
Helen Neel Raines, 82, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Oct. 27, 1921, in Bucoda, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Everett and Bessie Kelley Wilkins. She married Johnnie Neel and Radford Raines, both of whom preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Ronald Dean Neel and five brothers, Bob, Johnnie, Ira, Ewell and Dwight Wilkins...
Edith Risley (01/14/04)
Edith Elizabeth Risley, 65, of Campbell, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at her residence. Born Dec. 24, 1938, in Dyersville, La., daughter of the late Clarence Bernard and Agnes Agatha Hele Recker, she was owner of Risley's Variety Store and a member of the St. Teresa's Catholic Church in Glennonville...
Wilma Thompson (01/14/04)
Wilma Louise Arnold Thompson, 91, of Armington, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Pekin Living & Rehab in Pekin, Ill. Born Nov. 5, 1912, in Senath, Mo., daughter of the late Bert Thomas and Osia Small Arnold, she was cook and of the Baptist faith...
Rosie Childers (01/13/04)
Rosie Childers, 82, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at the Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Lida Douglass (01/13/04)
Lida Irene Douglass, 91, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at the Ridgeview Nursing Center in Malden. Born Feb. 13, 1912, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late Walter and Florence Shaffer Ruffin, she was former manager of Green's Dress Shop in Malden. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden, past member of the Malden Music Club and the Malden Culture Club...
Eddie Duncan (01/13/04)
Eddie Duncan, 78, of Pascola, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Nov. 16, 1925, in Parkin, Ark., son of the late James Denimin and Mamie Hopkins Duncan, he was a farm laborer and a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Pascola...
Ellis Felker (01/13/04)
Ellis Felker, 84, of Kennett, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Bobby Gravett (01/13/04)
Bobby Joe Gravett, 73, of Steele, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at the River Oaks Care Center in Steele. Born Aug. 26, 1930, in Steele, son of the late John and Eva May Yarbrough Gravett, he was a bookkeeper. He married Pauline Ruth Ceresia, who preceded him in death...
Anna McDonald (01/13/04)
Anna May McDonald, 79, of Campbell, Mo., died Firday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born July 4, 1924, in Campbell, daughter of the late Ira C. and Lela York Provo, she was a seamstress and a member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell. She was a member of the Campbell American Legion Post No. 109 Ladies Auxilliary and a member of the Campbell Rebekah Lodge...
Martin McLain (01/13/04)
Martin "Marty" McLain, 59, of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at the Arkansas Methodist Hosptial in Paragould, Ark. Born Nov. 12, 1944, in Senath, Mo., he was the son of Ray McLain and Edna Wayne Rickman. On Aug. 30, 1997, in Hornersville, he married Alice Faye McElhaney, who survives...
Lessie Wyatt (01/13/04)
Lessie Bea Wyatt, 87, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at Life Care Center in Plano. Born May 22, 1916, in Campbell, Mo., daughter of the late Leslie and Beatrice Swafford Hopkins, she was a homemaker and a member of the Evangelican Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau...
Leonard Coleman (01/11/04)
Leonard L. Coleman, 77, of Ellenton, Fla., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at his residence. Born Oct. 21, 1926, in Hornersville, Mo., he was a shipping foreman with Pacific Tomatoes for 20 years. Suriving for his wife, Norma G. Coleman; a son, Gary Coleman of Michigan a daughter, Rhonda Cooper of Palmetto, Fla.; a sister, Kay Holloway of Hornersville; four brothers, Billy Joe Coleman, Bellview, Fla., Bob Coleman and Ronnie Coleman, both of Hornersville, John Daniel Coleman of Ellenton, and three grandchildren.. ...
Leslie Durham (01/11/04)
Leslie Lee "Blue" Durham, 73, of Parma, Mo., died at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004. Born in LaValle, Mo., Jan. 11, 1930, son of the late ARthur and Goldia Durham, he was a member of First Baptist Church of Parma and retired welder for the railroad...
J.C. Gibbons (01/11/04)
J.C. Gibbons, 81, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at his residence. Visitation will be today, Sunday, Jan. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett...
Thomas Hamlett (01/11/04)
Thomas Clyde Hamlett, 68, of O'Fallon, Ill., died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at O'Fallon. Born Jan. 4, 1935,at Arbyrd, Mo., a son of the late Eual and Mary Helen Oliver Hamlett, he was retired from McDonnel Douglas and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Martin McLain (01/11/04)
Martin "Marty" McLain, 59, of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Jan. 11, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath, Mo., with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating...
Helen Raines (01/11/04)
Helen Neel Raines, 82, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Oct. 27, 1921, in Bucoda, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Everett and Bessie Kelley Wilkins. She married Johnnie Neel and later Radford Raines, both of whom preceded her in death...
Glenda Threlkeld (01/11/04)
Glenda Sharlene Threlkeld, 70, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at her residence. Born Sept. 3, 1933, at Manila, Ark., a daughter of Gledis Woods Hester of Manila and the late Grey Hester, she was a graduate of Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, Ark., and was a retired teacher and librarian, and a Realtor...
Marie Brewer (01/09/04)
Marie Watkins Brewer, 79, of Southaven, Miss., formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at her residence. Born Sept. 8, 1924, daughter of the late Lloyd Willis and Eliza Abigail Malone Watkins, she was employed at Brown Shoe company and Wohl Shoe. She attended the Greenbrook Baptist Church in Southaven...
Verdia Plunkett (01/09/04)
Verdia Mary Plunkett, 86, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at Magnolia Square Nursing Center in Springfield. Born May 27, 1917, in Beach Corner, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William Franklin and Donnie Mae Austin Long...
Thomas Hamlett (01/08/04)
Thomas Hamlett, 68, of O'Fallon, Ill., died today, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at Belleville, Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Dartha Jones (01/08/04)
Dartha Mae Jones, 47, of Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, at the House of Prayer in Malden with Elder James Fair officiating...
Verdia Plunkett (01/08/04)
Verdia Pkunkett, 86, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at Magnolia Square Nursing Center in Springfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Fred Milligan (01/07/04)
Fred Milligan, 91, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Born Oct. 2, 1912, in Nesbit, Mo., he was the son of the late James Roscoe and Sue Ella Screws Milligan. On June 15, 1939, in Senath, he married Myrl Emery, who survives...
Jewel Causey (01/06/04)
Jewel Causey, 73, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at his residence. Born April 21, 1930, in Piggott, Ark., he was the son of the late James R. and Addie Keith Causey. On Feb. 10, 1950, he married Virginia Wagster. He later married Drenda Wilson on July 22, 1972, in Senath...
Fred Milligan (01/06/04)
Fred Milligan, 91, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Hosptial in Paragould, Ark. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Assembly of God Church in Senath with the Rev. Wayland Tom officiating...
Sylvia Norwood (01/06/04)
Sylvia Martin Norwood, 67, of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at the Ridgeview Nursing Center. Born March 17, 1936, in Pleasant Plains, Ark., daughter of the late Walter Augusta and Edna Vivian White Hays, she worked at Federal Mogul and attended Freewill Baptist Church in Malden, Mo...
Joy Riddick (01/06/04)
Joy L. Riddick, 97, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at her residence. Born May 6, 1906, in Braggadocio, Mo., daughter of the late William Andrew and Clarissa Caroline Harris Long, she worked at Farmers Home Administration in Caruthersville, Mo. and also the First State Bank prior to retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caruthersville...
Pamela Roberts (01/06/04)
Pamela Nicole Roberts, 15, of Portageville, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, near Steele, Mo. Born Feb. 27, 1988, in Kennett, daughter of Rick Roberts and Janice Thomas Lee, she was a student. Survivors include her mother, Janice Lee, of Portageville; her father, Ricky Roberts, of Farmington, Mo.; four sisters, Wendy Michelle Roberts, of Portageville, Jennifer Levels, of Malden, Mo., Erika Roberts, of Caruthersville, Mo. ...
Sue Snow (01/06/04)
Sue Uthoff Snow, 74, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Oct. 12, 1929, in Malden, daughter of the late Collis P. Buchanan and Bessie Lee Gulledge, she taught school at East Prairie, Mo., owned and operated Uthoff Grocery in Malden and also worked for Santie Oil in Malden. She was the a county area DAEOC office manager until retirement...
Elizabeth Turner (01/06/04)
Elizabeth Turner, 87, of White Cloud, Mich., formerly of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Gerber Memorial Health Service in Fremont, Mich. Born Nov. 5, 1916, in Russellville, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Joe and Kitty Louise Simmons Farmer...
Howard Barron (01/04/04)
Howard Edward Barron, 88, of Kennett, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at his residence. Born Feb. 23, 1915, in Mississippi, son of the late Ollie and Edna Watts Barron, he was manager for an automatic car wash, a member of Odd Fellow and of the Friendship Baptist Church...
Mary Bradsher (01/04/04)
Mary Dane Bradsher, 78, of Troy, Mo., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at St. Joseph Medical Center in St. Charles, Mo. Born May 30, 1925, in Obion County, Tenn., a daughter of the late John Willis and Pauline Duke Turnage, she was a graduate of Deering High School, a clerk at Barkovitz Variety Store, an election judge and member of RSVP and First Baptist Church in Hayti where she was a choir member...
Jewell Causey (01/04/04)
Jewell Causey, 73, of Senath, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Jan. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating. Burial will be in Senath Cemetery at Senath...
Thomas Palmer, Sr. (01/04/04)
Thomas Lee Palmer, Sr., 74, of Midwest City, Okla., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at Manor Health Center. Born Saturday, Jan. 26, in Bragg City, Mo., a son of the late Cass Monroe and Bessie Belora Palmer, he worked in construction. In 1945 he married Lola M. Pulliam who survives...
Thomas Middleton (01/04/04)
Thomas Henry Middleton, 84, of Portageville, Mo. formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 25, 1919, in Arkansas, a son of the late James and Angeline Elizabeth McClain Middleton, he was a carpenter, cotton ginner and attended the Assembly of God Church in Portageville...
H.L. Randolph (01/04/04)
H.L. "Buster" Randolph, 87, of Gideon, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at the Gideon Care Center. Born Feb. 13, 1916, in Malden, Mo., son of the late Owen and May Meadows Randolph, he was a farmer, worked for the ASCS, New Madrid Co., served on the Gideon School Board and also served on the New Madrid County Ambulance Board. He was a member and deacon at the Stanfield General Baptist Church in Gideon...
Pamela Roberts (01/04/04)
Pamela Nicole Roberts, 15, of Portageville, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, near Steele, Mo. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Hayti, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dewayne Roberts officiating...
Glenda Threlkeld (01/04/04)
Glenda Sharlenea Threlkeld, 70, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2004, at her residence. Born Sept. 3, 1933, at Manila, Ark., a daughter of Gledis Woods Hester of Manila and the late Grey Hester, she was a graduate of Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, Ark., and was a retired teacher and librarian, and a realtor...
Glenda Walker (01/04/04)
Glenda Opal Robbins Walker, 94, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Center in Hayti, Mo. Born April 29, 1909, in Marble Hill, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Laura Nanney Robbins. She married Fred G. Walker, who preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1988...
Alice Wilkerson (01/04/04)
Alice Marie Wilkerson, 65, of Senath, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Dec. 20, 1938, in Flint, Mich., she was a daughter of the late Enoch and Mary Eva Rushing McCarty. On Nov. 5, 1955, she married Ray Wilkerson who survives...
Forrest Wilkison, Sr. (01/04/04)
Forrest Wayne Wilkison, Sr., 69, of Rector, Ark., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Oct. 17, 1934, in Kennett, he was a son of the late George Welsey and Lettie Mae Morgan Wilkison. Survivors include one son, Forrest W. ...
Anna Williams (01/04/04)
Anna Marie Duvall Williams, 66, of Russellville, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. Born June 12, 1937, a daughter of the late James and Donna Mae Sexton Duvall, she was a charter member of the River Valley Antique Car Club and retired businesswoman having operated businesses with her husband for more than 40 years...
Earline Williams (01/04/04)
Earline Williams, 71, of Steele, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Monday, May 23, 1932, in Steele, a daughter of the late James Isom and Melvina Wright Mathenia, she was a secretary and member of First Baptist Church at Steele...
Lora Clark (01/02/04)
Lora Dora Clark, 91, of Senath, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at the Senath Nursing Home. Born Jan. 2, 1912, in Cash, Ark., daughter of the late Pitcher M. Thomas and Dora Ann Williams Clark, she was a homemaker and a member of the Johnson Chapel Church in Octa, Mo...
Norma Coleman (01/02/04)
Norma Coleman, 65, of Belleview, Fla., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Belleview. Survivors include her husband, Billy Coleman, of Belleview; two sons, Larry Coleman, of Kennett and Danny Coleman, of Hornersville and two daughters, Daina DeLong, of Port Orange, Fla. and Elaine Reynolds, of Ocala...
Bertha Holligan (01/02/04)
Bertha Loutisha Holligan, 88, of Searcy, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at Searcy. Born Aug. 29, 1915, in Lowndes, Mo., daughter of the late William Edgar and Cora Edith Barks St. Clair, she was a sewing machine operator and a member of the Third Street Baptist Church in Kennett...
Ruby McMunn (01/02/04)
Ruby Hedges McMunn, 82, of Tecumseh, Okla., formerly of Qulin, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Shawnee, Okla. Born Oct. 21, 1921, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of the late Ruben and Hodie Baynes Hedges, she was a pharmacy clerk at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis and also worked at the Head Start office in Tecumseh. She was a member of the Pink Baptist Church...
Thomas Palmer, Sr. (01/02/04)
Thomas L. Palmer, Sr., 75, of Midwest City, Okla., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at Manor Care Health Center in Midwest City. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at the Victory Temple Church of God in Christ in Kennett with Elder Limmie D. Pulliam, Sr. officiating...
Kerry Raburn (01/02/04)
Kerry Guy Raburn, 43, of Steele, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at his residence. Born July 8, 1960, in Memphis, Tenn., son of Bertha Frost Holland and the late Charles Raburn, he was in the construction business and attended the Church of Jesus Christ in Hayti...
H.L. Randolph (01/02/04)
H.L. "Buster" Randolph, 87, of Gideon, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at the Gideon Care Center. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Andy Evans and Dr. Kenneth Kennedy officiating...
Pamela Roberts (01/02/04)
Pamela Roberts, 15, of Hayti, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, south of Holland, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Hayti.
Glenda Threlkeld (01/02/04)
Glenda Sharlene Threlkeld, 70, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at her residence. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Stan Wood officiating...
Glenda Walker (01/02/04)
Glenda Opal Robbins Walker, 94, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Center in Hayti, Mo. Born April 29, 1909, in Marble Hill, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Laura Nanney Robbins. She married Fred G. Walker, who preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1988...
Alice Wilkerson (01/02/04)
Alice Wilkerson, 65, of Senath, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Visitation witll be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at the First United Pentecostal Church in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at the First United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Carroll McGruder and Donny Sheerin officiating...
Forrest Wilkison (01/02/04)
Forrest W. Wilkison, 69, of Rector, Ark., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Senath Assembly of God Church in Senath, Mo. with the Rev. Wayland Tom officiating...
Joy Windham (01/02/04)
Joy Annette Stanford Windham, 58, of Wardell, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at Memphis, Tenn. Born Jan. 21, 1945, in Kennett, daughter of Wilburn Houston and Martha Emma Johnson Stanford, she had worked at Plastene Supply Company in Quality Control...