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Obituaries from June 2004

Ora Davis (06/30/04)
Ora Davis, 96, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died today, Wednesday, June 30, 2004 at the Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Clarence Dowdy, Jr. (06/30/04)
Clarence Dowdy, Jr., 74, of Minnith, Mo., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at his residence. Born Feb. 18, 1930, in Hornersville, son of the late Clarence Sr. and Beulah Wilson Dowdy, he served in Korea. He was a member of Saline Lodge AF & AM No. 226, Shriners, VFW Post 2210 and American Legion Post 150...
Willa Jones (06/30/04)
January 11, 1925 -- June 28, 2004 Willa Jones passed away late Monday night after a valiant fight with lung cancer. She was born in Rector, Arkansas to Ernest and Gladys Gatewood. She graduated from Rector High School in 1941 and later moved to Kennett, Missouri where she met W. S. Jones, Jr. On June 7, 1947 Bill and Willa were wed; they lived a wonderful married life together on Clipper Street, building a new house there in the late fifties...
Essie Nellum (06/30/04)
Essie Nellum, 91, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, July 2, at the Church of Jesus Christ Congregational in Hayti with Bishop Carl Russell officiating. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hayti...
Maude Russell (06/30/04)
Maude Russell, 89, of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, June 26, 2004, at Hayti. Born Nov. 5, 1914, in Olive Hill, Tenn., daughter of the late Riley and Martha Kilburn Wade, she was a cook at North Pemiscot School and was of the Methodist faith. On May 1, 1932, in Cerra Gordo, Tenn., she married Jack Russell, who preceded her in death in 1970. She was also preceded in death by one son, Mack Russell; one daughter, Grace Smith; one sister, Lennie Franks and two brothers, Mack and Montie Wade...
Louis Warren (06/30/04)
Louis Henry Warren, 59, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, June 28, 2004, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born Sept. 6, 1944, in Malden, Mo., son of the late Earl Brelan and Rena Jane Butler Warren, he was in the National Guard, having served in active duty. He was the owner of Warren's Produce in Clarkton and a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarkton...
Wallace Battles (06/29/04)
Wallace J. Battles, 94, of Holcomb, Mo., died Friday, June 25, 2004, at National Health Care in Kennett. Born Feb. 10, 1910, in Clifton, Tenn., son of the late Jim and Harriett Hill Battles, he served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and was a painter from Painters Union Local No.1595 in Pasadena, Calif. He was of the Baptist faith...
Hwa Choe (06/29/04)
Kennett resident, Hwa Ja Choe died of cancer in her home on Monday, June 28, 2004. Born on February 17, 1944 to Mr. Young Su Choe and Mrs. Chang Yon Song in Pusan, South Korea, Mrs. Choe immigrated to America where she proudly became a United States citizen on August 22, 1997. Mrs. Choe was sixty years of age at the time of her death...
Patricia Jones (06/29/04)
Patricia Ann Jones, 63, of Kennett, died Saturday, June 26, 2004, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Dec. 10, 1940, in Bragg City, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Henry Alford and Myrtice Mae Childress James. On Oct. 12, 1962, in Blytheville, Ark., she married James S. Jones, who survives...
Fred Hudgens (06/29/04)
Fred Rufus Hudgens, 66, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at his residence. Born in Alabama, son of the late Rufus and Minnie Hulsey Hudgens, he was employed by Nalco Chemical Company and a member of the Kinfolks Ridge Baptist Church...
Willa Jones (06/29/04)
Willa Jones, 79, of Kennett, died Monday, June 28, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Essie Nellum (06/29/04)
Essie Nellum, 91, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Hayti.
Vernice Russell (06/29/04)
Vernice Russell, 82, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Friday, June 25, 2004, at Surre Place in Chesterfield. Born Oct. 1, 1921, in Clarkton, Mo., daughter of the late George Thomas and Nancy Ann Harris Gibson, she was a florist and of the Nazarene faith...
Pinkney Walker (06/29/04)
Pinkney B. "Bub" Walker, 74, of Wardell, Mo., died June 23, 2004, at his residence. Born May 19, 1930, in New Madrid, Mo., son of the late Edgar and Bessie Thaxton Walker, he was a mechanic and of the Pentecostal faith. On May 2, 1953, in Corinth, Miss., he married Dorsie Bilderback, who survives...
Louis Warren (06/29/04)
Louis Warren, 59, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, June 28, 2004, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Ebbie Westfall (06/29/04)
Ebbie Irene Jarrett Westfall, 92, of Kennett, Mo., died Monday, June 28, 2004, at National Health Care in Kennett. Born Feb. 5, 1912, at White Oak, Mo., she was the daughter of the late L.E. and Addie Lee Pritchard Jarrett. She was married to Carl Westfall, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Gene Jarrett...
Wallace Battles (06/27/04)
Wallace J. Battles, 94, of Holcomb, Mo., died Friday, June 25, 2004, at National Health Care in Kennett. Funeral services are 4 p.m. today, Sunday, June 27, at the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett. Burial will be in McGrew Cemetery at Senath...
Marion Crisel (06/27/04)
Marion "Pepsi Pete" Crisel, 76, of Kennett, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Jan. 21, 1928, in Kennett, son of the late Charles and Gladys Bolden Crisel, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II...
Patricia Jones (06/27/04)
Patricia Ann Jones, 63, of Kennett, died Saturday, June 26, 2004, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.
Clayburn Starkey (06/27/04)
Clayburn McKinley Starkey, 68, of Greenville, Mo., died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at his home. Born April 25, 1936, at Marquand, Mo., he was a son of the late Newton and Mabel Grisham Starkey. On April 7, 1960, he married Dorothy Maddox who preceded him in death. On September 16, 1995 at St. Louis he married Dorothy Maddox who survives...
Marion Crisel (06/25/04)
Marion "Pepsi Pete" Crisel, 76, of Kennett, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Avants officiating...
Clayburn Starkey (06/25/04)
Clayburn Starkey, 68, of Clubb, Mo., died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Scot Akers (06/24/04)
Scot E. Akers, 37, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Friday, June 18, 2004, at his residence. Born in Kennett, son of Nancy Akers and the late Robert D. Akers, he was a police officer with the Jonesboro Police Department and attended the Southwest Church of Christ. He had received a degree as a medical laboratory technologist...
Clinton Houart (06/24/04)
Clinton John Houart, 24, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born May 17, 1980, in Kennett, son of Roger and Brenda Holt Houart, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon. On Jan. 27, 2002, in Piggott, Ark., he married Felicia Bostic, who survives of the home...
Jewel Maudlin (06/24/04)
Ava Jewel Maudlin, 92, of Robertsdale, Ala., formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at her residence. Born April 3, 1912, in Paragould, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Fonza and Alice Riggs Bryant. On May 22, 1930, in Dryden, Ark., she married Ogal Maudlin, who preceded her in death on Aug. ...
Hoy Raines, Jr. (06/24/04)
Hoy Dee Raines, Jr., 88, of Holland, Mo., died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 4, 1915, in Gadston, Tenn., son of Hoy Dee, Sr. and Hattie Alie Lewis Raines, he was employed at Huffman Brothers Lumber Company in Steele, Mo. On Dec. 16, 1933, in Fulton, Ky., he married Bertha Louise Proctor, who survives of the home...
Eddie White, Jr. (06/24/04)
Eddie Samuel White, Jr., 71, of Bernie, Mo., died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center North in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born Sept. 17, 1932, in Friars Point, Miss., son of the late Eddie Samuel, Sr. and Emma Peterson White, he was a member of the Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Malden...
Lilly May Sharley (06/23/04)
Lilly May Sharley, 91, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, June 21, 2004, at Mary Mount Manor Nursing Home in Eureka, Mo. Born Dec. 13, 1912, in Campbell, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Campbell Malin, she was a homemaker, a member of the Hopkins General Baptist Church in Campbell and later attended South Canaan General Baptist Church...
John Atwill (06/22/04)
John A. Atwill, 62, of Deering, Mo., died Saturday, June 19, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 23, 1941, in Galveston, Texas, son of the late John Lee and Opal Marie Earls Atwill, he was in the National Guard. On Jan. 5, 1976, he married Marilyn Johnson, who survives...
Phillip Mack (06/22/04)
Phillip Mack, 45, of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at Columbia. Born Feb. 16, 1959, in Hayti, son of the late James and Pearlie Mae Mack, he was a cook at the Caruthersville Country Club in Caruthersville, Mo. and of the Baptist faith...
Diana McGowan (06/22/04)
Diana Lynn Durham McGowan, 47, of Bernie, Mo., died Friday, June 18, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Feb. 8, 1957, in Dexter, Mo., daughter of Donald and Marlin Hillyard Durham, she was a clerk at Arvin-Metor at Dexter and a member of the First Assembly of God Church at Malden, Mo...
Sylvia McGrew (06/22/04)
Sylvia Lee McGrew, 89, of Kennett, died Sunday, June 20, 2004. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at the Little Brick Church in Senath with the Rev. Vernon Purser officiating...
Patsy Ray (06/22/04)
Patsy Lou Ray, 74, of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, June 18 2004, at the Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. Born Sept. 26, 1929, in Muncie Del, Ind., daughter of the late Otis Paul and Eva Marie Haddin Fouch, she was a homemaker. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the First Baptist Church in Hornersville...
Lenora Smith (06/22/04)
Lenora Smith, 85, of Dexter, Mo., died Saturday, June 19, 2004, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter. Born July 8, 1918, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late Luther and Bessie Eaker Gooch, she was a member of The Gospel Five and a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter. She had worked at the Christian Bookstore and McDonald's Dress Shop before retiring...
Grace Caudle (06/20/04)
Grace Mullenix Caudle, 90, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Bragg City, Mo., died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at St. Elizabeths Rehab in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 23, 1914, at East Prairie, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary Kuehner. She married Marvin Mullenix who preceded her in death in 1956. She later married Bob Caudle who also preceded her in death. She was also preced in death by one son, Edward Mullenix and several brothers and sisters...
Gladys Rogers (06/20/04)
Gladys Mae Simmons Rogers, 58, of Steele, Mo., died Monday, June 16, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Nov. 23, 1945, at Forrest City, Ark., a daughter of the late Herman and Georgnia Calleway Simmons, she a homemaker and attended the Baptist Church...
Dora Warren (06/20/04)
Dora Bates Warren, 85, of Bernie, Mo., died at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born June 26, 1918, at Bernie, a daughter of the late James Sylvester Bates and Martha Emeline English Bates, she was a homemaker and member of the United Methodist Church...
Freida West (06/20/04)
Freida F. West, 64, of East Alton, Ill., died at 7:40 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2004, at Christian North East Hospital in St. Louis. Born June 24, 1939, in Parma, Mo., a daughter of the late Peter and Ruth Oguin Huffman. She was a supervisor for Star Bedding in St. Louis 34 years and a stand manager at Busch Stadium 30 years...
Jackie Crouch (06/18/04)
Jackie Duane Crouch, 45, of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Sept. 26, 1958, in Hayti, son of the late Mary M. Gordon Thomas and Billy R. Crouch, he was a maintenance worker and a member of the Hayward Baptist Church...
Sonji Mister (06/18/04)
Sonji Monquie Mister, 37, of Kennett, died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 4, 1966, in St. Joseph, Mich., daughter of Robert and Pearlie Palmer Mister, she was a member of the Unity Temple Church of God in Christ in Benton Harbor, Mich...
Charles Miller (06/18/04)
Charles Lindy Miller, 76, of Paragould, Ark., died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born July 8, 1927, in Silverdale, Mo., son of the late J.W. and Nora Miller, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII and he was a banker, having worked at banks in Arkansas and Missouri, including serving as past president and CEO of the Cardwell State Bank in Cardwell, Mo. ...
Nelrose Overall (06/18/04)
Nelrose Douglass Overall, 88, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at Dexter, Mo. Born Oct. 4, 1915, in Clarkton, daughter of the late John A. and Cora Caroline Mann Douglass, she was a school teacher and a member of the Fist United Methodist Church in Holcomb, Mo...
Patsy Ray (06/18/04)
Patsy Ray, 75, of Hornersville, Mo., died today, Friday, June 18, 2004, at the Regional Medical Center of N.E. Arkansas in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home of Hornersville.
Joseph Shivers (06/18/04)
Joseph Carl "Joe" Shivers, 44, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born June 23, 1959, in Sikeston, Mo., son of the late Paul Eugene and Ellen Shivers, he was of the Baptist faith. On Dec. 24, 1986, in Hermondale, Mo., he married Diana Pollard, who survives...
Emma Wigtion (06/18/04)
Emma Shafer Wigtion, 92, of Gideon, Mo., died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born March 10, 1912, in Adamsville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late James Robert and Melinda Wells Meek. On Nov. 26, 1928, she married Robert Fulton Shafer, who preceded her in death on Oct. ...
Anna Hensley (06/17/04)
Anna Marie Hensley, 72, of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born April 21, 1932, in Clinton, Ark., daughter of the late Carbie and Eda Bonds Teague, she attended the Bethel Assembly of God Church...
Nelrose Overall (06/17/04)
Nelrose Douglass Overall, 88, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at Dexter. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at the First United Methodist Church in Holcomb, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at the First United Methodist Church...
Olin Braden (06/16/04)
Olin "Butch" Braden, 83, of Cardwell, Mo., died Friday, June 11, 2004, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born March 1, 1921, in Senath, Mo. he was the son of the late James Oscar and Ethel Jennie Nichols Braden. Survivors include Jan Hoggard, of Cardwell,; one son, Robert Braden, of Cheyenne, Wyo.; two brothers, James Braden, of Senath and Nolin "Slim" Braden, of Pollard, Ark.; two sisters, Wilma Butler, of Senath and Georgia Benifield, of Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Billy Hampton (06/16/04)
Billy Jerald Hampton, 67, of Wardell, Mo., died Friday, June 11, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 16, 1936, in Wardell, son of the late Cecil and Hattie Mercer Hampton, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a truck driver. Survivors include two sons, Glenn and Scott Hampton, both of Columbia Heights, Minn.; two brothers, Eugene Hampton, of St. Louis, Mo. and Harold Hampton, of Branson, Mo.; four sisters, Julie Ann Hampton and Martha Blurton, of Ellsinore, Mo., Dorthy Buck and Earlene Ferguson...
Ramell Lawler (06/16/04)
Ramell Lawler, 87, of Cooter, Mo., died Monday, June 14, 2004, at Baptist Hospital East, Memphis, Tenn. Born Nov. 12, 1916, in Lexington, Tenn., daughter of the late William Franklin and Donie Free Anderson Evans, she was a homemaker, a member of the Tyler Church of God and the Number Eight Cemetery Club...
Nell Overall (06/16/04)
Nell Rose Overall, 88, of Dexter, Mo., died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Katherine Bell (06/15/04)
Katherine Bell, 48, of Cardwell, Mo., died Friday, June 11, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 2, 1956, in Kennett, daughter of Peggy Conrad, of Jonesboro, Ark. and the late Jack Conrad, she was a cook and of the Church of Christ faith. She married David Bell, who survives of the home...
Hazel Bishop (06/15/04)
Hazel Bishop, 85, of St. Joseph, Mich., died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. Born Sept. 14, 1918, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of the late Earl and Jannie Christian Goodrum, she worked for the Whirlpool Cooperation and was a hair stylist and owned her own hair salon...
Billie Burnett (06/15/04)
Billie Ruth Burnett, 72, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo. Born Jan. 9, 1932, in Caruthersville, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Mamos Allen Burnett. Survivors include one sister, Shirley Burnett, of Caruthersville; a special cousin, Latricia Allen Greenway, of Caruthersville and two aunts, Lois Allen and Hazel Johnson, both of Caruthersville...
Rosalee Garris (06/15/04)
Rosalee Ellen Garris, 51, of Malden, Mo., died Monday June 14, 2004, at her residence. Born Feb. 4, 1953, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., daughter of the late U.L. and Goldie Dell Redding, she was a member of the Voice of Zion in Malden. Survivors include two sons, Eric Garris and wife, Jennifer, and Tim Garris and wife, Meredith, all of Malden; one daughter, Amanda Lara and husband, Jose, of Malden; one sister, Beverly Fowler, of Bernie, Mo.; one half-brother, Sonny Redding, of Gideon, Mo.; two half-sisters, Elsie Quinn, of Kennett and Louise Kirk, of Peoria, Ill. ...
Makayla Harison (06/15/04)
Makayla Jo Ann Harrison, 4, of Clarkton, Mo., died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at LaBonheur Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born June 11, 2000, in Kennett, Mo., she was the daughter of Kevin Wayne and Tracy Faye Vinson Harrison, of Clarkton. Survivors also include one brother, Austin Harrison, of Clarkton; maternal grandparents, Roy and Jo Ann Wayne, of Clarkton and Johnny and Pam Vinson, of Jackson, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Lonnie and Karen Winchester, of St. ...
Anna Hensley (06/15/04)
Anna Hensley, 72, of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
Virginia Huckaba (06/15/04)
Virginia Christine Huckaba, 78, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, June 14, 2004, at Piggott, Ark. Born July 24, 1925, in Selmer, Tenn., daughter of the late Johnson Junior and Mamie Lee Emmons Channell, she was a beautician, a member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell and a member of the Campbell Garden Club...
Charles McClanahan (06/15/04)
Charles McClanahan, 84, of Steele, Mo., died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at his residence. Born March 30, 1920, in Steele, son of the late Francie and Lula Pearson McClanahan, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the First Baptist Church in Steele. He was employed by the civil service...
William Petty (06/15/04)
William Kell "P.Jack" Petty, 51, of Kennett, died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at the Kennett Boarding Home. Born Feb. 23, 1953, in Hayti, Mo., he was the son of Katherine Laverne Rudd Petty and the late William Luther Petty. Survivors include his mother, Katherine Laverne Petty, of Kennett; two sisters, Jo Katherine Regan, of Hayti and Maybell Pettigrew, of Wardell, Mo. and two brothers, Vernon Petty, of Cleveland, Miss. and Ralph Petty, of Union City, Tenn...
Edward Taylor (06/15/04)
Edward Eugene Taylor, 77, of Holland, Mo., died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville, Ark. Born Sept. 2, 1926, in Adamsville, Tenn., son of the late Will and Mary Taylor, he was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith. On July 12, 1966, in Caruthersville, Mo., he married Flossie Taylor, who survives...
Cindy Tyler (06/15/04)
Cindy Kay Taylor, 32, of Steele, Mo., died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at Steele. Born Sept. 9, 1971, in Osceola, Ark., daughter of Alvin Ray and Willene Pritchett Driskill, she was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal Church of God in Holland. On Jan. 22, 1992, in Blytheville, Ark., she married Jeff Dwight Tyler, who survives...
Perline Williams (06/15/04)
Perlene Lizzie Williams, 80, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, June 11, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born Sept. 16, 1923, in Arkansas, daughter of the late Ollie and Viola Watkins, she was a retired nurse, a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, an instructor for the Friendship District Ushers and she volunteered at the SEMO Baptist Youth Camp, Bootheel Youth Museum and the Malden Nutrition Center...
Richard Graham (06/13/04)
Richard "Gray" Graham, 61, of Kennett, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Jackson-Madison County Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. Born Dec. 6, 1942, in Wales, Great Britain, he was a son of the late John and Lillian Graham. On Feb. 16, 1982, in Benton, Mo., he married Freddie Webb Seymour, who survives...
Phyllis Kinchen (06/13/04)
Phyllis Jeanette Kinchen, 68, of Whitesboro, Texas, died Friday, June 11, 2004, at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center, at Sherman, Texas. Born Jan. 21, 1936, at Hornersville, Mo., the daughter of Veola "Via" Mills Williams Quarles of Whitesboro, and the late Lawrence Williams, she was a homemaker, and affiliated with the Church of Christ...
Perlene Williams (06/13/04)
Perlene Williams, 80, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, June 11, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Larry Davis (06/11/04)
Larry R. Davis, 55, of Robertsdale, Ala., formerly of Kennett, died Saturday, June 5, 2004. He was the son of the late James Wesley and Pauline Wright Davis. Survivors include his wife, Brenda F. Davis, of Robertsdale; two daughters, Tammy L. Nance, of Foley, Ala. ...
Richard Graham (06/11/04)
Richard "Gray" Graham, 61, of Kennett, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, June 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jim McKeel and Carl Warren officiating...
Darrell Yates (06/11/04)
Darrell Dee Yates, 88, of Kennett, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Thursday, Dec. 23, 1915, at Harrisburg, Ill., son of the late Jesse and Rhoda Duncan Yates, he was a bricklayer and member of First Assembly of God Church of Kennett. He also attended Faith Christian Center in Kennett...
W.A. McAlister (06/10/04)
W.A. McAlister, 75, of Kennett, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at National Health Care in Kennett. Born July 26, 1928, in Ripley, Tenn., he was the son of the late Gus and Alvie Smith McAlister. Survivors include one sister, Jewel White, of Kennett; one nephew, Jerry Wayne White, of Turlock, Calif.; one niece, Debbie White, of Sugar Land, Texas; two great-nephews, Douglas White, Jr. ...
Christine Goodrich (06/10/04)
Christine Goodrich, 69, of Campbell, Mo., died Sunday, June 6, 2004, in Piggott, Ark. Born Sept. 16, 1934, in Tiptonville, Tenn., daughter of the late John Franklin and Clady Nunnery Shields, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Campbell...
Virginia Hollandsworth (06/10/04)
Virginia Joy Hollandsworth, 76, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born Aug. 27, 1927, in Sidney, Ark., daughter of the late John Adia and Hazel A. Smith Hollandsworth, she was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Clarkton...
W.A. McAlister (06/09/04)
W.A. McAlister, 75, of Kennett, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at National Health Care in Kennett. Born July 26, 1928, in Ripley, Tenn., he was the son of the late Gus and Alvie Smith McAlister. Survivors include one sister, Jewel White, of Kennett; one nephew, Jerry Wayne White, of Turlock, Calif.; one niece, Debbie White, of Sugar Land, Texas; two great-nephews, Douglas White, Jr. ...
Eugene Young (06/09/04)
Eugene "Keg" Young, 84, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 13, 1919, in Steele, son of the late James Ervin and Nancy Arin Thompson Young, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a machinist. He was a member of the Boon's Chapel Church of Christ in Steele...
Wilda Billings (06/08/04)
Former Kennett resident Wilda Mae Legan Billings died of lung cancer on May 4, 2004. She was 77 years old and a resident of The Park at Olympia Fields, Ill., at the time of her death. Wilda Mae, as she was known to family and friends, was born in Malden, Mo. ...
Grace Caudle (06/08/04)
Grace Mullenix Caudle, 90, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Bragg City, Mo., died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at St. Elizabeth's Rehab. in Jonesboro. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating...
Armilda Heathington (06/08/04)
Armilda Sue Heathington, 76, of Kennett, died Monday, June 7, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark. Born Dec. 19, 1927, in Gid, Ark., daughter of the late Walter and Ora Caraway Adkisson, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville, Mo...
W.A. McAlister (06/08/04)
W.A. McAlister, 75, of Kennett, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at National Health Care in Kennett. Born July 26, 1928, in Ripley, Tenn., he was the son of the late Gus and Alvie Smith McAlister. Survivors include one sister, Jewel White, of Kennett; one nephew, Jerry Wayne White, of Turlock, Calif.; one niece, Debbie White, of SugarLand, Texas; two great-nephews, Douglas White Jr. ...
Dorothy Pemberton (06/08/04)
Dorothy Irene Pemberton, 82, of Kennett, formerly of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, June 7, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 21, 1921, in Greenville, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Levi Harrison and Virginia Marler Birmingham...
Tessa Risner (06/08/04)
Tessa Risner, 21, of Kennett, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center. Born April 25, 1983, in Coffeyville, Kan.., she was the daughter of Jerry Risner and Betty Ridings Nelson. Survivors include her mother, Betty Nelson and husband, Bill, of Borger, Texas; her father, Jerry Risner, of Kennett; her grandmother, Joann Hardin, of Coffeyville, Kan..; two brothers, Jerry Risner, Jr., of Kennett and Tucker Risner, of Piggott, Ark. ...
Clystia Watkins (06/08/04)
Clystia V. Watkins, 89, of Steele, Mo., died Friday, June 4, 2004, at Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Oct. 10, 1914, in Marmaduke, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac and Cindy Owens Kennedy, she was a member of Nunnery Chapel General Baptist Church in Denton, Mo...
Harold Ball (06/06/04)
Harold E. Ball, 85, of Springdale, Ark., died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at his home. Born April 18, 1919, at Concord, Mo., in Pemiscot County, a son of the late Albert Guy and Susie Pryor Ball, he owned Ball's Grocery and Cabins and after moving to Lavinia, Mich. was a real estate appraiser and salesman. After retiring he moved to Springdale, where he was a member of Springdale Baptist Church...
William McAllister (06/06/04)
William A. McAllister, 75, of Kennett, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at NHC Health Care of Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.
Mary Pery (06/06/04)
Mary Ruth Pery, 78, of Hayti, Mo., died Monday, Monday 31, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Born Oct. 24, 1925, at Portageville, Mo., a daughter of the late John W. and Cora Irene Leach Smith, she graduated from Portageville High School. She was a secretary at the University of Missouri Delta Center and Planters Implement Company. She was a member of First Church of God in Portageville...
Tessa Risner (06/06/04)
Tessa Risner, 21, of Kennett, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 7, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at McDaniel Chapel...
Sherman Barnett (06/04/04)
Sherman Jesse Barnett, 76, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at The Manor in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born April 6, 1928, in Oakley, Ark., a son of the late Charley and Effie Alsup Barnett, he attended school in Arkansas and was a farm laborer prior to retirement...
Edna Darnell (06/04/04)
Edra Odean Darnell, 83, died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Born Sept. 20, 1920, in Savannah, Tenn., a daughter of the late Homer and Lantie Alexander Cole, she attended Braggadocio schools, was a homemaker and member of the Assembly of God Church...
Marie Deken (06/04/04)
Marie Josephine Deken, 76, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at Malden Nursing and Rehab, in Malden, Mo. Born Dec. 27, 1927, in Campbell, a daughter of the late Garrett and Lucille Theile Brauer, she was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Malden and the American Legion Auxiliary of Campbell...
Virginia Hamm (06/04/04)
Virginia "Ginny" McCaig Hamm, 50, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at her home. Born Aug. 5, 1953, in Humboldt, Tenn., a daughter of Maudie Singleton Simpson of Caruthersville, Mo., and the late Charlie Hugh Thomas McCaig, she attended school in Tennessee, was employed at Quebecor World and was a member of Temple Baptist Church...
William House (06/04/04)
William David House, 52, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter Mo. Born Nov. 18, 1951, he was a son of Dovie Lucille Beaird House of Malden and the late Eugene Wright House. Also surviving are one brother, Gary House, of Malden...
Jonathan Jean (06/04/04)
Johnathan Lane Jean, son of Johnny Jean and Kelly Ayers, died Monday, May 24, 2004. Other survivors are two grandmothers, Evita Ayers and Carolyn Brunelle; grandfather, Bobby Ayers; step-grandmothers, Susie Ayers, step-grandfather, Jonathan Brunelle and great-grandmother, Mary Ayers...
Eva King (06/04/04)
Eva Rachel King, 91, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center. Born Jan. 8, 1913, in Dyer County, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late James Thomas and Jessie Smith Weaver, she attended school in Dyer County, Tenn. The eldest of seven children, she was preceded in death by her six siblings...
Evelyn Melton (06/04/04)
Evelyn Annette Melton, 58, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at her residence. Born July 15, 1945, at Portageville, Mo., she was a daughter of the Late Lawrence Slayton and Gladys Finney Slayton. On Aug. 18, 1962, at Portageville, she married Ray Melton who preceded her in death...
Ashley Reed (06/04/04)
Ashley Sue Brown Reed, 20, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at her residence. Born Oct. 26, 1983, in Kennett, she was the daughter of Ricky and Suzie Edwards Brown, she was a 2003 graduate of Kennett High School. On April 24, 2004, in Kennett, she married Chad Lee Reed, who survives...
Jackson Tipton (06/04/04)
Jackson Hale Tipton, 82, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at the Caruthersville Nursing Center. Born Feb. 12, 1922, at Tiptonville, Tenn., a son of the late James Wade and Annie Laurie Montgomery Tipton, he attended school in Malden and Caruthersville, graduating in 1939; he attended Purdue University. ...
Denise Wilbourn (06/04/04)
Denise Venera Hill Wilbourn, 41, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at St. Paul, Minn. Born Jan. 22, 1963, at Wilson, Ark., a daughter of Evelyn Hill Smith and the late Richard Hill, she attended school in Caruthersville and attended college for the hearing impaired...
Marie Deken (06/03/04)
Marie Deken, 76, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at Malden Nursing and Rehab in Malden, Mo. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at the St. Ann Catholic Church in Malden with Father Glen Eftink officiating...
Genevieve Goodrich (06/03/04)
Genevieve Goodrich, 82, of Kennett, died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 18, 1922, in Marion, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Guy and Virgie Latta Hayes. She married Luke Goodrich, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Dewey Hayes; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter...
David House (06/03/04)
David House, 52, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Quentin Ingram (06/03/04)
Quentin C. Ingram, 82, of Morley, Mo., died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Born July 26, 1921, in Wardell, Mo., son of the late Timothy Waltrop and Leona Hampton Ingram, he was a truck driver. In Nov. 1941, he married Joyce Delk, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Betty Ingram Wallace and Pamela Joy Ingram and one sister, Nina Belle Hampton...
Evelyn Melton (06/03/04)
Evelyn Melton, 58, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, June 2, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Ashley Reed (06/03/04)
Ashley Sue Brown Reed, 20, of Kennett, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at her residence. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, June 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Bowman officiating...
Marie Deken (06/02/04)
Marie Deken, 76, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at Malden Nursing and Rehab in Malden, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Quinton Ingram (06/02/04)
Quinton Ingram, 82, of Morley, formerly of Wardell, Mo., died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Curtis Moody (06/02/04)
Curtis Ray Moody, 73, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation in Malden. Born Aug. 11, 1930, in Leachville, Ark., son of the late Urban and Lillian Pleasant Moody, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a teacher and was employed at Monsanto Agriculture Center in Charleston. He was a member of the Charleston Methodist Church...
Mary Pery (06/02/04)
Funeral services for Mary Pery, 78, of Hayti, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 4, at the Hayti United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville, Mo. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 3, at the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti...
James Posey (06/02/04)
James Brent "Jim" Posey, 50, of Alexandria, Va., formerly of Kennett, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Born Monday, Nov. 23, 1953, at Weiner, Ark., son of the late William Lee and Ruby Jeanette Garrett Posey, he was a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, was chief nurse for the U.S. Department of Education and attended First Baptist Church in Alexandria...
Ashley Reed (06/02/04)
Ashley Reed, 20, of Kennett, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Harold Ball (06/01/04)
Funeral services for Harold Ball, 85, of Springdale, Ark., formerly of Pemiscot County, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti, Mo., with the Rev. Tommy Ray Ball officiating. Burial will be in Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville...
Melvina Butler (06/01/04)
Melvina L. Butler, 90, of Branson, Mo., and formerly of Malden, Mo., died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at Beverly Healthcare in Branson. Born Sept. 27, 1913, at Malden, daughter of the late Harm and Lucy House Launius, she was of the General Baptist faith...
Bobby Fowler (06/01/04)
Bobby Fowler, 59, of Portland, Mo., died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Portland. Born Feb. 25, 1943, at Holcomb, Mo., a son of the late Charles Burt and Lucille Marie McClain Fowler, he was retired from General Motors, and worked for the Calloway County Sheriff's Department and the Delphi Corp. He was a member of the Baptist Church...
Katie George (06/01/04)
Katie Dee Clay George, 56, of Hayti, Mo., died May 26, 2004, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. Born May 3, 1948, in Wayne County, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late George and Hester White Clay. She was a graduate of Braggadocio High School, attended the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Hayti, and was a housekeeper for Buck's Home Health...
William Love (06/01/04)
William Anthony Love, 52, of Malden, Mo., formerly of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Malden Nursing Center in Malden. Born Sept. 13, 1951, at Blytheville, Ark., he was a son of the late William and Carrie Lee Robinson Love. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald Franklin and Tommy Franklin...
Elmer Phillips (06/01/04)
Elmer "Bill" Phillips, 78, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born Jan. 11, 1926, at Morehouse, Mo., a son of the late Oscar Tuner and Emma May Holder Phillips, he was retired truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
James Posey (06/01/04)
James Brent "Jim" Posey, 50, of Alexandria, Va. and formerly of Kennett, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Born Monday, Nov. 23, 1953, at Weiner, Ark., a son of the late William Lee and Ruby Jeanette Garrett Posey, he a veteran of the U.S. Armed, was chief nurse for the U.S. Department of Education and attended First Baptist Church in Alexandria...
Wayne Rodery (06/01/04)
Wayne Rodery, 81, of Bernie, Mo., died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Malden Nursing Center in Malden, Mo. Born March 21, 1923, in Clay County, Ark., he was a son of the late Joe and Ethel Mae George Rodery. On Dec. 20, 1947, in St. Louis, he married Helen Marie Blevins who preceded him in death March 13, 1990...
Virginia Sawyers (06/01/04)
Virginia Imogene Sawyers, 74, of Kennett, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born June 24, 1929, at Noble, Ark., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Nellie Shelton Arnold. On August 20, 1946, at Piggott, Ark., she married Hascall Sawyers who survives...
Opal Trantham (06/01/04)
Opal Trantham, 83, of Kennett, died May 28, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 18, 1920, in Kennett, a daughter of the late William A. And Mamie Southern Reagan, she was a member of Slicer Street Church of Christ in Kennett...