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Obituaries from January 2008

Mildred Harris (01/29/08)
Mildred Frances Harris, 77, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Jan. 5, 1931, in Luxora, Ark., daughter of the late Lee Marion Willford and Mary Letha Breland, she was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church...
Freda Kilgore (01/31/08)
Freda Kay Kilgore, 33, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born June 29, 1974, in Dexter, Mo., daughter of Margaret Triplett Longdon and the late James David Smoot, Jr., she was a homemaker, and a member of the Lion of Judah Praise and Worship Center...
Ricky Levels (01/31/08)
Ricky Dewayne Levels, 45, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, in New Madrid County. Born July 21, 1962, in Hayti, Mo., son of John and Hazel Dowell Lewis, he was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include two sons, Ricky Levels II, and Christopher Levels, both of Bragg City, Mo.; one daughter, Jennifer Levels, of Caruthersville, Mo.; three sisters, Sheila Owens, of Bragg City, Brenda VanVickle and husband, Bo, of Catron, Mo., and Linda Brewer, of Mississippi and three grandchildren...
Carolyn Andrews (01/30/08)
Carolyn Andrews, 67, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Clarkton, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Gladys James (01/30/08)
Gladys L. James, 90, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at her residence. Born April 28, 1917, in Manila, Ark., daughter of the late John William Merriman and Mary Lee Lingo Rhodes, she was a homemaker, a clerk at Moore's Dollar Store, and a senior companion for VNA. She attended Calvary Baptist Church...
Roy Riggs (01/30/08)
Roy Riggs, 78, of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gene Speight officiating...
Alice Rowton (01/30/08)
Alice Maxine Rowton, 81, of Kennett, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Feb. 26, 1926, in Vicksburg, Miss., daughter of the late John and Julia Wright Naile, she was a homemaker and a member of the Abiding Peace Temple in Kennett...
Pam Turlington (01/30/08)
Pamela Weber Turlington, 66, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Jan, 28, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Jan. 17, 1942, in Dexter, daughter of the late Captain Edmund Weber and Mae Weber Lynch, she was a teacher in the Kennett Public School District for 33 years, a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter...
Theodore Anderson (01/29/08)
Theodore J. "T.J." Anderson, 64, of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Jan. 31, 1943, in Mt. View, Ark., son of the late Orville J. and Mary M. Smith Anderson, he was a laborer. Survivors include one sister, Sharon Mealer, of Troy, Tenn., and nine brothers, Bill Anderson, of Imboden, Ark., Carl, Raymond and Jerry Anderson, all of Pocahontas, Ark., Wayne, George and Kerman Anderson, all of Kennett, Johnny Anderson, of Leadwood, Mo., and Dennis Anderson, of Campbell, Mo.. ...
Rebecca Clayton (01/29/08)
Rebecca Dalene "Dee" Clayton, 88, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Wardell, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Dexter. Born June 27, 1919, in Dexter, daughter of the late Albert Lee and Ethel Ada Harris Thomasson, she was owner/operator of B and B Grocery, she managed the New Madrid Country Club and sold real-estate. She was a member of the Caruthersville First Baptist Church...
Jackie Horton (01/29/08)
Jackie Wayne Horton, 68, of Mt. View, Ark., formerly of Blytheville, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at Springfield, Mo. Born Aug. 21, 1939, in New Survey, Mo., son of Jesse Wible and Hayrue Autry Horton, he was self-employed and a collector of replica cars, tractors and antiques...
Freda Kilgore (01/29/08)
Freda Kilgore, 33, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Cleveland Malone (01/29/08)
Cleveland H. Malone, 79, of Holcomb, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Nov. 24, 1928, in Bucoda, Mo., son of the late Virgil and Lora Gibson Malone, he was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Holcomb...
Reeder Porterfield (01/29/08)
Reeder Porterfield, 94, of Kennett, died today, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Roy Riggs (01/29/08)
Roy Riggs, 78, of Senath, Mo., died today, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
Alice Rowton (01/29/08)
Alice Maxine Rowton, 81, of Kennett, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett with the Rev. Dan Leggett officiating...
Pam Turlington (01/29/08)
Pam Turlington, 66, formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Theodore J. "T.J." Anderson (01/27/08)
Theodore J. "T.J." Anderson, 64, of Kennett, formerly of Judsonia, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Gregory Cemetery at Kennett. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements...
Ruben Aaron Breedlove (01/27/08)
Ruben Aaron Breedlove, 78, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett; Born Feb. 26, 1929, in Jasper, Ark., son of the late Tom and Laura Martin Breedlove, he was a retired employee of Dunklin County Compress and a member of the United Pentecostal Church...
Mildred Harris (01/27/08)
Mildred Harris, 77, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
James R.T. McGee (01/27/08)
James R.T. McGee, 84, of Portageville, Mo., died today, Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 10, 1923, in Caruthersville, Mo., son of the late James Anthony and Lela Florence McGee, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Risco Baptist Church...
Theodore Anderson (01/25/08)
Theodore Anderson, 63, of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
James McGee (01/25/08)
James R.T. McGee, 84, of Portageville, Mo., died today, Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Abigail Braman (01/24/08)
Abigail Braman, 48, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at Baptist East Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born Aug. 21, 1959, in Piggott, Ark., she was the daughter of Belle and Jim Cauble. Survivors also include three children, Carlene Hickman, and Damien and Carrie Tinsley, all of Kennett; three sisters, Vicky Owens, of Piggott, Karen Benson, of Holcomb, Mo., and Elizabeth Branter, of Kennett and seven grandchildren, Tyler, Cody and Parrish Mantz, Sebastian Stokes, Amethyst and Tinnasha Pittman and Tehya Tinsley.. ...
Chance Pritchard (01/24/08)
Chance Anson Pritchard, 32, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Baltimore, Md. Born Nov. 13, 1975, in Hayti, Mo., he was the son of Rebecca Pritchard and the late Kenneth Pritchard. Survivors include one son, Kenneth Kane Pritchard, of Baltimore; his mother, Rebecca Pritchard, of Caruthersville; three sisters, Laurinda Thrasher and Melanie Speidel, both of Caruthersville and Nicky Collins and husband, Tom, of Sikeston, Mo., and one brother, Chris Pritchard and wife, Amy, of Memphis, Tenn.. ...
Donna Williams (01/24/08)
Donna Williams, 56, of Kennett, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born July 20, 1951, in Kennett, she was the daughter of the late O.L. and Catherean Goldsmith Kinnard. On Sept. 30, 1991, in Piggott, Ark., she married Bryan Williams, who survives...
Martha Wyatt (01/23/08)
Martha Elizabeth Wyatt, 85, of Mobile, Ala., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. Daughter of the late Claude and Bessie Redman, she was a clerk at the Dunklin County Library and of the Jehovah Witness faith...
Blanche Barrett (01/23/08)
Blanche Norene Coburn Barrett, 82 died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Hospice of the Valley in Goodyear, Ariz. Born Oct. 21, 1925, in Hollywood, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Bedford and Della Francis Culp Coburn, she was employed at AT&T as a telephone operator...
Gladys Gibson (01/23/08)
Gladys Gibson, 86, of Malden, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Bobby Rees (01/23/08)
Bobby PeeWee Rees, 71, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Feb. 15, 1936, in Campbell, son of the late Elbert Rees and Gracie Cossey Rees Stratman, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, a salesman and he was of the Catholic faith...
Margie Spain (01/23/08)
Margie Tohill Spain, 86, of Roswell, New Mexico, formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at the Mission Arch Care Center in Roswell. Born June 28, 1921, in Hayti, daughter of the late Lon A. and Nannie Florence Mitchell Tohill, she was a retail clerk and a member of the Hayti United Methodist Church...
Owen Tetley (01/23/08)
Owen Parks Tetley, 92, died Sept. 28, 2007, at Everett, Wash. Born Sept. 5, 1915, in Kennett, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII and the Korean War, where he received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He was employed as a claims adjuster for the Washington State Department of Employment Services...
Donna Williams (01/23/08)
Donna Williams, 56, of Kennett, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev, Dale Rickman officiating...
Charles "Fireball" Younger (01/23/08)
Hear ye, Hear ye. This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice in it. There is a season for all things and winter was the season of death for the son of Leonard "Tee" Younger and the late Virgie Younger of Kennett. Their son, Charles "Fireball", 63 years old, departed this earth and entered into the spiritual transition at 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, in Chicago, Ill., at Jackson Park Hospital...
Joseph Austin (01/22/08)
Joseph Anthony Austin, 30, of Campbell, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born Dec. 28, 1977, in Kennett, son of Shirley Darlene Masters Austin and the late Thomas Fred Austin, he attended the Dunklin County Activity Center in Kennett and was of the Baptist faith...
Lavonda Boone (01/22/08)
Lavonda Mae Boone, 68, of Clarkton, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at Malden, Mo. Born April 20, 1939, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of the late George and Annie Bertlue Lee Meese, she was of the Pentecostal faith. On Dec. 27, 1963, in East St. Louis, she married John Franklin Boone, who survives...
George Edgin (01/22/08)
George Edgin, 95, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 19, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Leachville, Ark., son of the late Robert and Jessie Louisea Edgin, he was a farmer, a member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Church of Christ...
Clara Kinder (01/22/08)
Clara Mae Kinder, 86, of Jackson, Mo., formerly of Bragg City, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Monticello House in Jackson. Born Oct. 27, 1921, in Bragg City, daughter of the late James Williams and LaNora Maye Goss Williams, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bragg City and she owned a retail grocery store. Her whole life was spent being a Good Samaritan to many in her small hometown in the Bootheel. She lived the Golden Rule...
Charles Payne (01/22/08)
Charles Payne, 73, of Rives, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Jan. 3, 193, in Belleville, Ark., son of the late Ray and Myrtle Gray Payne, he was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include three brothers, Lee Doyle Payne and wife, Mattie, of Russellville, Ark., and Kenny Payne and wife, Jean and Terry Payne and wife, Glenda, all of Rives...
Vivian Stokes (01/22/08)
Vivian Carolyn "Granny" Stokes, 91, of Gideon, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born April 2, 1916, in Fairdealing, Mo., daughter of the late Mack and Annabel King Moore, she was a member of the Church of Christ in Gideon...
Shawn Utley (01/22/08)
Shawn Christopher Utley, 21, formerly of Kennett, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008 in Pennsylvania. Born March 15, 1986, in Blytheville, Ark., he was the son of Richard and Charlyn Utley of Kennett. Survivors also include one brother, Johnathan Utley, of Kennett; one sister, Sunshine Gaddy, of Kennett; a grandmother, Mildred Wegener, of Kennett; two nephews, Tyler and Noah Utley, both of Kennett and many other relatives...
Donna Wiliams (01/22/08)
Donna Williams, 56, of Kennett, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Jerry L. Tipton (01/20/08)
Jerry L. Tipton, 57, of Malden, Moo., dfied Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born July 28, 1950, in Malden, son of the late richard and Maggie White tipton, he was employed at Apex Asphalt Company. On June 13, 1975, in Malden, he married Judy Sawyer, who survives...
Theodora Allen (01/18/08)
Theodora "Dody" Allen, 66, of Newbern, Tenn., formerly of Bragg City, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, at Newbern. Born January 13, 1942, in Bragg City, daughter of the late Theodore and Lexie Myracle Allen, she donated many hours to the St. Jude's Research Facility, helping on numerous fund raising activities. ...
Joseph Austin (01/18/08)
Joseph Austin, 30, of Campbell, Mo., died today, Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
Esthelee Slaughter (01/18/08)
Esthelle Slaughter, 86, of Selmer, Tenn., formerly of Rives, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at McNairy Regional Hospital in Selmer. Daughter of the late Gus and Emma Choate Markham, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She married Carl Slaughter, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Celo; one sister, Martha Ashley; two brothers, J.D. and Seldon Markham and a grandson, Charles Slaughter, Jr...
Jerry Tipton (01/18/08)
Jerry Tipton, 57, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Dody Allen (01/17/08)
Theodora "Dody" Allen, 66, of Newbern, Tenn., formerly of Bragg City, Mo., died Monday, Jan., 14, 2008, at Newbern. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett...
Lillian Bratcher (01/17/08)
Lillian Opel Marie Bratcher, 73, died Wednesday, Jan, 16, 2008, at the Fountainbleau Nursing Home in Crystal City, Mo. Born June 8, 1934, in Cadet, Mo., daughter of the late Franklin Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Evans Barton, she was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Eastern Star...
Francis Brookshire (01/17/08)
Francis Alberta Brookshire, 75, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born May 3, 1932, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of the late Ben and Gladys Cooper Newton, she was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one nephew; three nieces and several cousins...
Wanda Hardin (01/17/08)
Wanda Lee Gatewood Hardin, 79, of Marmaduke, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2008 at her residence. Born in Lafe, Ark., daughter of the late James and Nancy Belle Beaton Stephens, she was a member of the Gravel Hill General Baptist Church but attended the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke...
Edith Mitchell (01/17/08)
Edith Mitchell, 87, of Forsyth, Mo., formerly of the Missouri Bootheel, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Forsyth Nursing and Rehab. Born May 18, 1920, in Conway, Ark., daughter of the late Jess and Mary Townsend Harlen, she was a member of the Rives General Baptist Church in Rives, Mo...
Marie Brasher (01/16/08)
Marie McClearn Brasher, of Paragould, Ark., died on Friday, Jan. 11, 2008. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who spent her life loving her God, her family and her church. She was born on Oct. 26, 1913, in Marmaduke, Ark. to Roy and Mary Elizabeth McClearn. She was married on June 21, 1930 to William Guy Brasher in Venice, Ill. They were blessed to celebrate 66 years together before he preceded her in death...
Francis Brookshire (01/16/08)
Francis Brookshire, 75, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Cowsert officiating...
Theodora Allen (01/15/08)
Theodora "Dody" Allen, 66, of Newberne, Tenn., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, in Newberne. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Lorene Burrus (01/15/08)
Lorene Earls Burrus, Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at the Caruthersville Nursing Home. Born in Steele, Mo., daughter of the late Boyd and Dimple Rose Earls, she was owner/operator of a auto parts store in Caruthersville and was a member of the Nazarene Church in Caruthersville...
Myrtle Dinkens (01/15/08)
Myrtle Dickens, 71, of Clarkton, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at her residence. Born Aug. 8, 1936, in Beckley, W.V., daughter of the late Sherman and Doshie Adkins Workman, she was employed at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell, Mo. and was of the Baptist faith...
Eulla Emenhiser (01/15/08)
Eulla Belle "Tootie" Emenhiser, 82, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born July 3, 1925, in Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William Daniel and Flora Belle Shields Callahan. She married Orville Owen "Bud" Emenhiser, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her only son, Donnie Emenhiser and one sister, Julia Parker...
Nellie Haven (01/15/08)
Nellie Faye Haven, 82, of Wardell, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo. Born Nov. 1, 1925, in Decater, Tenn., daughter of the late Lacie Jones and Vera Morgan, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wardell...
Eugene Huckaba (01/15/08)
Eugene Allen Huckaba, 85, of Campbell, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at Springfield, Ill. Born May 13, 1922, in Micola, Mo., son of the late Henry Lee and Pearl Phoebia Foster Huckaba, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during WWII. He was a dispatcher of Ark-Mo Power Company and a member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell...
Althea Massey (01/15/08)
Althea Massey, 98, of Kennett, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born Sept. 9, 1909, in Yellville, Ark., she was the daughter of the late William and May Flippin Hudson. On July 30, 1937, in Yellville, she married Winston Nevelle Massey, who preceded her in death in 1982. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Boss Hudson; one sister, Mary Lou White and two grandchildren, Debra Kay and Robert Kyle Watson...
Eddie Risinger (01/15/08)
Eddie Harold Risinger, 74, of Cardwell, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at his residence. Born in Cardwell, son of the late Lawrence and Tishie Sissom Risinger, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He served as alderman for the city of Cardwell, Mo., and was a member of Hornersville Masonic Lodge No. 215, the Kennett Masonic Lodge No. 68, and a member of the Cardwell First Baptist Church...
Bobie H. Barnes (01/13/08)
Bobie H. Barnes, 73, of Hayti, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born April 6, 1934, in Caraway, Ark., son of the late Claude and Hattie Bell Barnes, he was a U.S. Korean War veteran, he owned and operated a lawn care service and was a counselor at the Stapleton Center...
Franklin Eugene Crocker (01/13/08)
Franklin Eugene Crocker, 38, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at Caruthersville. Born March, 14, 1969, in St. Louis, he was the son of the late John D. and Velma Myers Crocker. He married Robin Elaine Krank, who survives. Other survivors include four children, Scharlotta Marie Crocker, Deloris Gene Crocker, Gwendolyn Sue Crocker and Rhodesanna Agnes Crocker, all of Caruthersville; four brothers, Lewis Glenn Crocker, Daniel Lee Mooney, Albert Seth Mooney and Joe Aaron LeSieur, all of Caruthersville; one sister, Mary Kay Crocker, of Caruthersville, and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Eulla Emenhise (01/13/08)
Eulla Emenhiser, 82, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Glennon Ford (01/11/08)
Glennon Nadine Ford, 88, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Oct. 17, 1919, in Tupelo, Miss., daughter of the late William Merideth and Margaret Ludine Chappel Parker, she was employed at Brown Shoe Company and a member of the Temple Baptist Church while living in Caruthersville, Mo...
Debra Person (01/11/08)
Debra Ann Person, 52, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at her residence. Born Oct. 29, 1955, in Indianapolis, Ind., daughter of the late Virgle and Mary Jo Matlock Abshire, she was a registered nurse. Survivors include two sons, Brian and Adam Person, both of St. Louis, Mo., and one brother, Virgle Lee Abshire, of Augusta, Ga...
Mary Simcoke (01/11/08)
Mary Elizabeth Black Simcoke was born Jan. 7, 1913, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., at the age of 95. Elizabeth Simcoke was the only child of James Kennedy Black and Alice Koeneke Black, of St. ...
Teddy Deck (01/10/08)
Teddy Ray Deck, 75, of Senath, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Born Nov. 10, 1932, in Sulphur Rock, Ark., son of the late Bill E. and Annie Lois Henderson Deck, he was a U.S. Army veteran. On July 22, 1956, in Senath, he married Vernell Hampton, who survives...
Mamie Barber (01/09/08)
Mamie Lue Barber, 83, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born June 24, 1924, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of the late Jimmie and Carrie Piggie BoBo, she was a cook for Malden Elementary School, a member of the Eastern Star and a member of the Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Malden...
Teddy Deck (01/09/08)
Teddy Deck, 75, of Senath, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayland Tom officiating...
Brandon Johnson (01/09/08)
Brandon Dane Johnson, 30, of Caruthersville, Mo. died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007 at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville, Ark. Born March 11, 1977, in Blytheville, he was the son of Phillip Dane Johnson and Katherine Cross Johnson Manley. Survivors include his wife, Kimberly Brasher Johnson, of Caruthersville; his children, Branna and Evan Dane Johnson, both of Caruthersville; his parents, Phillip Dane Johnson and Katherine Cross Johnson Manley, both of Caruthersville; his step-parents, Cheryl Cagle, of Bragg City, Mo., and Gill Manley, of Caruthersville; three sisters, Vanesta Johnson and Sarah Jones, both of Caruthersville and Casey Johnson, of Marston, Mo.; two brothers, Roger Cummings, of Barnhart, Mo., and Patrick Manley, of Wardell, Mo., and his grandparents Parham Johnson, Louise Cross, John Littles and Dennis Cross.. ...
Peggy Toner (01/09/08)
Peggy Joyce Toner, 78, of Bridgeton, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton. Born Feb. 25, 1929, in Kennett, she was the daughter of the late Bryan and Ruth Bynum Toner. Survivors include two nieces, Sandra J. Weeks and husband, Joseph, of Maryland Heights, Mo., and Catherine S. Stiles, of O'Fallon, Mo., and great nieces and nephews, Daniel Kyle, Johnny and Timmy Stiles and Megan Weeks...
Donna Antee (01/08/08)
Donna Faye Antee, 69, of Starkville, Miss., died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008 at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville. Born Nov. 27, 1938, in Bragg City, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Theordore Prewitt and Nobie Ginn Prewitt Downing. On Sept. 15, 1957, in Braggadocio, Mo., she married James O. Antee, who survives...
Janey Barker (01/08/08)
Janey Deloise Barker, 70, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at Jonesboro, Ark. Born Oct. 9, 1937, in Pemiscot County, Mo., daughter of the late Charlie Doss and Zella Bruce Wilson, she was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include five children, Warren Page and wife, Dixie, of St. ...
Era Crawford (01/08/08)
Era O. Crawford, 100, of Campbell, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Sept. 28, 1907, in Arkansas, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell. On Feb. 4, 1928, in Piggott, Ark., she married Elzie Crawford, who preceded her in death on July 16, 1983. She was also preceded in death by three daughters, Mary Winifred Sanford, Jane Dumcomb and Wilma Jane Swindell...
Betty Luther (01/08/08)
Betty Luther, 82, of White Oak, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born July 26, 1925, in White Oak, daughter of the late Orville Hampton Overall and Ann Grissom Overall, she was a life long member of the White Oak community and was actively involved in the daily operation of the family farm. ...
Winzola Riggs (01/08/08)
Winzola Riggs, 87, of Kennett, died Saturday, Jan.5, 2008, at Kennett. Born Nov. 21, 1920, in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Otis and Effie Causey Lewallen. Survivors include one son, Charles Riggs and wife, Sue, of Rockaway Beach, Mo.; one daughter, Linda Caraway and husband, Miles, of Kennett; a daughter-in-law, Wanda Riggs, of Granite City, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren...
Stanley Spouse (01/08/08)
Stanley Sprouse, 53, of Kennett, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at Kennett. Born Sept. 2, 1954, in Dunklin County, Mo., son of Alfred and Katheryn Brandon Sprouse, he was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served in Vietnam. On Feb. 14, 2004, in Piggott, Ark., he married Donna England, who survives...
Jerry Stillman (01/08/08)
Judge Jerry Claud Stillman, 68, of Kennett, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at his residence. Born Jan. 23, 1939, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of the late Alton and Mary McIntosh Stillman, he was a Judge, a member of the Kennett Lions Club and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Kennett...
Meredith Stultz (01/08/08)
Meredith "Reedie" Wake Stultz, 60, of Kenentt, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Feb. 17, 1947, in Elaine, Ark., daughter of Pauline Pankey Wake and the late Earnest Wake, she was a member of the Solid Rock Church in Kennett...
Peggy Toner (01/08/08)
Peggy Joyce Toner, 78, of Bridgeton, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at DePaul Hospital. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett...
Nelda Usery (01/08/08)
Nelda Jean Usery, 69, of Greenville, Miss., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 28, 1938, in Kennett, daughter of Margaret Marler and the late Jake Marler, she was employed at Greenville News. Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Usery, of Greenville; one son, Derek Usery and wife, Susan, of Harrison, Ark.; one daughter, Serena Doran and husband, Pete, of Bauxite, Ark.; her mother, Margaret Marler, of Kennett; two sisters, Barbara Haney and husband, Bill, of West Memphis, Ark., and Carolyn James and husband, Johnny, of Chicago, Ill; three brothers, Jeriel Marler and wife, Barbara and Billie Marler and wife, Judy, all of Kennett and Jimmie Marler and wife, Sharon, of Norwood, Mo.; six grandchildren, Adam and Brandon Jacks, Alicia Usery, Derek Usery, Jr., and Shelly and Asa Allgood and two great-grandchildren, Dillon and Alora Jacks.. ...
Mary Alley (01/06/08)
Mary Alley, 87, of Marston, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. Born March 12, 1920, in Russellville, Ark., daughter of the late John Ira and Zittie Ada McAnulty Choate, she was a member of the Evergreen Baptist Church in Marston...
Dennie Nadine Ferrell (01/06/08)
Dennie Nadine Ferrell, 84, of Adamsville, Tenn., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Jan. 1, 2008 in Adamsville . Born June 20, 1923, in the state of Arkansas, daughter of the late Issac and Rose Ann Bradford Rhodes, she was a loving mother, grandmother and member of the Hayti Church of Christ...
Kenneth Martin Hudson (01/06/08)
Kenneth Martin Hudson, 86, of Jackson, Mo.; formerly of Gideon, Mo., died Jan. 3, 2008 at Jackson Manor. Born Sept. 1, 1921 in Eldorado, Ark., son of Milam Richard (Dick) and Bernice Simmons Hudson, he enlisted into the U.S. Army in 1942, having attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant in the 527 Field Artillery Battalion during WWII. ...
Martha Ellen Hooper (01/06/08)
Martha Ellen Hooper, 61, died Jan. 2, 2008 at her home in Hayti, Mo. Born April 30, 1946 in Helena, Ark., daughter of the late Charlie and Martha Williams Logan, she was a loving mother and her religious belief was Baptist. She married Bill Sheckell who preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1998. She later married Jerry Hooper who preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 1985...
Brandon Dane Johnson (01/06/08)
Brandon Dane Johnson, 30, of Caruthersville, Mo. died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2007 at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville, Ark. Born March 11, 1977, in Blytheville, son of Phillip Dane and Katherine Cross Johnson Manley of Caruthersville and Cheryl Cagle of Bragg City, Mo., and Gill Manley of Caruthersville, he was a devoted husband and father whose life revolved around his family...
Betty Luthe (01/06/08)
Betty Luther, 82, of White Oak, Mo., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2008 at National Health Care. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Sunday, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Jan 7, 2008 at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel...
Judge Jerry Stillman (01/06/08)
Judge Jerry Stillman, 68, of Kennett, died Saturday, January 5, 2008 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Mary Alley (01/04/08)
Mary Alley, 87, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Baldwin officiating...
Robert Ayers (01/04/08)
Robert Aaron "Bob" Ayers, 76, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Jan. 5, 1931, in Bragg City, Mo., he was the son of the late Fitch Ayers and Julia M. Williams Ayers Thornton. In 1949, he married Alberta Simpson, she died in death on Oct. 18, 1981. He married Essie Mae Thomas in 1972, and she preceded him in death on 1988. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Calvin "Billy" Thornton and one sister, Emma Ayers...
Joyce Foss (01/04/08)
Joyce Ollabell Foss, 82, of Amarillo, Texas, formerly of Kennett, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008. Born July 26, 1925 in Kennett, daughter of Rollo Ross Cannon & Celia Vied Kinsolving Cannon, she graduated from Kennett High School, she was employed at Northwestern Bell Telephone in Iowa and the State Employment office in St. Louis and later retired as a telephone operator after more than 25 years of service. She was a member of the Polk Street United Methodist church...
Kenneth Hudson (01/04/08)
Kenneth Hudson, 86, of Gideon, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
Claude Massie (01/04/08)
Claude Edward Massic, 97, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at Malden. Born Feb. 12, 1910, in Deslet, Mo., son of the late Lewis Harper and Nancy Katherine Smith Massie, he was a truck driver and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Malden...
Betty Taylor (01/04/08)
Betty June Taylor, 82, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at Malden. Born Jan. 8, 1925, in Malden, daughter of the late Carl and Edna Wells Vincent, she was employed at Greg Hampton Insurance in Malden and was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Malden...
Leona Taylor (01/04/08)
Leona Jewel Taylor, 59, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at her residence. Born Feb. 4, 1948, daughter of the late Leon Burks and Jeweldene Brown, she was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include three sons, Robbie Taylor and wife, Marty, of Glendale, Ariz., and Scott and Mark Taylor, of Nashville, Tenn.; one daughter, Deanna Cross and husband, Phillip, of Steele, Mo.; one sister, Diane Burlison and husband, George, of Kennett; a grandfather, E.E. ...
Sarah Milligan Bogan (01/03/08)
Sarah Milligan Bogan, 80, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hot Springs. Born April 13, 1927 in Trenton, Tenn., daughter of the late Henry E. Milligan and Eula Mae McKinnley Milligan, she worked for Brown Shoe Co. in Caruthersville before working for Osceola Shoe Co. in Osceola, Ark. She was a member of the Airport Road Church of Christ in Hot Springs...
Ester Moore (01/03/08)
Ester Dorris Harper Moore, 63, of Springfield, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007 in Springfield. Born April 9, 1944 in Braggadocio, Mo., daughter of the late Will O. and Anna B. Harper, she was educated at Central High School at Hayti, Mo., and graduated from Internal Business College Jan. ...
Ramona B. Ray (01/03/08)
Ramona B. Ray, 75, of Chehalis, Wash., formerly of Caruthersville and Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Dece. 25, 2007, at her residence. Born Oct. 9, 1932 in the Goose Hell community, Lauderdale County near Halls, Tenn., daughter of Truma Lee Bradshaw and the late Ernie B. ...
Maxine Robards (01/03/08)
Maxine Robards, 78, of Kennett, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Heritage Nursing Center at Kennett. Born September 27, 1929, at Holcomb, Mo. she was a daughter of the late Virgil "Cub" and Maudie Waller Hudgens. She married James Robards who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Donald Hudgens...
Bob Ayers (01/02/08)
Bob Ayers, 76, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, January 1, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
William Gilliam (01/02/08)
WILLIAM "Bill" MORTON GILLIAM Technical Sergeant USAF (ret) passed away suddenly on Friday, December 28, 2007 at home in Bartlett, TN. Born in Kennett, Missouri on August 12, 1928, to the late Oliver and Osa Alice Gilliam, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at age seventeen...
Frank Johnson Jr. (01/02/08)
Funeral services for Frank (Boots) Johnson, Jr., formerly of Caruth and Kennett, Missouri, were conducted on December 29, 2007 at Palm Mortuary in Henderson, NV. Interment will be in the Veterans Cemetery at Boulder City, Nevada. Son of the late Frank and Jane Horner, he was born January 31, 1930, at Caruth, Missouri and was married to Joan Bray (former secretary, Kennett Board of Education for over 10 years) on November 6, 1955. ...
Reba Nell Russel (01/02/08)
Reba Nell Russell, 68, of Alvin, Texas, died Thursday, December 27, 2007, at Christus St. John Hospital, Nassau Bay, Texas. Born January 17, 1939, in Bragg City, Mo., she was a daughter of the late George Dewey and Daisy Willis Owen. She was an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Alvin and a member of ABWA...
Bobby Eugene Smith (01/02/08)
Bobby Eugene Smith, 77, of Byhalia, Miss., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died Saturday, December 29, 2007, at his residence. Born October 22, 1930, at Manila, Ark., he was a son of the late Arthur Matthew and Letha L. Knott Smith. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War; a retired tank mechanic for Gulf Oil in Mississippi; and member of Medowbrook Baptist Church...
Juanita Joyce Tanne (01/02/08)
Juanita Joyce Tanner, 61, of Wardell, Mo. died Monday, December 31, 2007 at her residence. Born January 13, 1946 at Armorel Ark. she was a daughter of the late Homer Lee and Hallie Mae Turner Odom.She was a retired Wardell city clerk and member of the Wardell Baptist Church...
Allen Williams (01/02/08)
Allen Williams, 83, of Kennett, died Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born August 24, 1924 at Kennett, he was a son of the late Frank and Evelyn Beashears Williams. He married Oneida Mayberry who preceded him in death...