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Obituaries from July 2008

Billie Carlton (07/31/08)
Billie Harold Carlton, 72, of Bragg City, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at his residence. Born March 24, 1936, in Hathoway, Tenn., son of the late Harold Shull and Mary Ruth Duff Carlton, he was a farmer. Survivors include two sons, Billy Joe Carlton, of Bragg City, and Robert Carlton, of Dyersburg, Tenn.; one daughter, Mary Martin, of Caruthersville, Mo.; two brothers, John Carlton, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Marvin Carlton, of Orlando, Fla.; two sisters, Peggy Contrertas, of Nebraska and Glenda Walker, of West Point, Miss., and six grandchildren.. ...
Cecil Chamberlain (07/31/08)
Cecil Lorene Chamberlain, 85, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born May 3, 1923, in Koshkong, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Tom and Ada Hawkins Ellison. She married Estel Chamberlain, who preceded her in death in 1972. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Pauline Thomas; three brothers, Henry, Ed and Gene Ellison and one sister, Cora Ball...
Mildred Chatman (07/31/08)
Mildred Christine Chatman, 73, of Chicago, Ill., died Friday, July 25, 2008, at Chicago. Born March 26, 1935, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of the late James and Ruth Muse, she was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, James Pattillo and wife, Sheila, of Columbia, Mo., and David Pattillo and wife, Vickie, of Pahrump, Nev.; one sister, Patsy Sue Muse, of Portageville; two brothers, James Vernon Muse, of Van Buren, Mo., and Henry Steve Muse, of Holcomb, Mo.; 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.. ...
Vada Dowdy (07/31/08)
Vada Dowdy, 95, of Hornersville, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born July 9, 1913, in Redbud, Ala., daughter of the late Lee and Minnie Laningham Atteberry, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville...
Royce Fortner (07/31/08)
Royce Fortner, 63, of Risco, Mo., died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Louise Harmon (07/31/08)
O. Louise Harmon, 71, of Kennett, died Friday, July 18, 2008, at Kennett. Born Sept. 21, 1936, in Piggott, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Riley and Lottie Parton Book. Survivors include five children, Lynette Simpson and husband, Jim, of Henderson, Nev., Sheila Sugden and husband, Kris, of Columbia, Tenn., Penny Keating, of Durand, Mich., and Aldon O. ...
L.C. Hogeland (07/31/08)
L.C. Hogeland, 70, of Bernie, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at his residence. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Hamlett officiating...
Jerry Johnson (07/31/08)
Jerry H. Johnson, 75, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born July 17, 1933, in Malden, son of the late James Homer "Shorty" and Lemma Harris Johnson, he was part owner of Patty Cake Bakery in Malden, a church builder and he also worked at Houchins Donuts in Sikeston, Mo. He was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Malden...
J.J. Loyd (07/31/08)
John Sanford "J.J." Loyd, 27, of London, Ark., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at London. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell, Mo. with the Rev. Leland Dement officiating. He is the son of Jack and Becky Loyd, of Arbyrd, Mo...
Betty Maxwell (07/31/08)
Betty Jean Maxwell, 78, of Cardwell, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Health Center in Paragould, Ark. Born May 23, 1930, in Arbyrd, Mo., daughter of the late Joseph "Joe" and Edith Fike Burk, she was a headstart coordinator and a member of the Hollywood Church of Christ in Hollywood, Mo...
Scotty McCoin (07/31/08)
Scotty Wayne McCoin, 39, of Bernie, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at his residence. Born April 14, 1969, in Kennett, son of Terry McCoin and Evelyn Russell Cobb, he was a factory worker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarkton, Mo. Survivors include two daughters, Kelsey McCoin, of Malden and Alyssia McCoin, of Collierville, Tenn.; his father, Terry McCoin and wife, Hazel, of Piedmont, Mo.; his mother, Evelyn Cobb and husband, Jackie, of Bernie; one sister, Sonda Cobb, of Bernie and one granddaughter, Emma Johnson, of Malden.. ...
Winford Wilburn (07/31/08)
Winford Ishmael "Bub" Wilburn, 87, of Centerville, Texas, formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Madison-St. Joseph Health Center in Madisonville, Texas. Born Aug. 10, 1920, in Kennett, son of the late Wayne and Emily Belle McCarley Wilburn, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII, a cook for a fishing boat and of the Baptist faith...
Billie Carlton (07/30/08)
Billie Carlton, 72, of Bragg City, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.
Vada Dowdy (07/30/08)
Vada Dowdy, 95, of Hornersville, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home of Hornersville.
L.C. Hogeland (07/30/08)
L.C. Hogeland, of Bernie, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Jerry Johnson (07/30/08)
Jerry Johnson, 75, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Dorothy Mayberry (07/30/08)
Dorothy Mayberry, 78, of Kennett, died Sunday, July 27, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Born Dec. 25, 1929, in Kennett, daughter of the late Pete and Hazel Stumpf Mayberry, she was employed at Emerson Electric Motors and was a member of Elm Grove General Baptist Church...
Winford "Bub" Wilburn (07/30/08)
Winford "Bub" Wilburn, 87, of Centerville, Texas, formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Madison St. Joseph Health Center in Madisonville, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 1, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett...
Anna Flora Guard (07/30/08)
Anna Flora Guard, 94, of Cardwell, Mo., died Friday, July 25, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was retired from the Arbyrd Compress and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Survivors include six nieces and 6 nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Martin Guard; her parents, Florian and Mary Ungerank Martin; brothers, Florian and Albert Martin and sisters, Emma Martin, Frances DeBons and Louise Martin...
Betty Maxwell (07/30/08)
Betty Maxwell, 78, of Arbyrd, Mo., died today, Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Arkansas Medical Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home in Hornersville, Mo.
Dorothy Mayberry (07/30/08)
Dorothy Mayberry, 78, of Kennett, died Sunday, July 27, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Born Dec. 25, 1929, in Kennett, daughter of the late Pete and Hazel Stumpf Mayberry, she was employed at Emerson Electric Motors and was a member of Elm Grove General Baptist Church...
Ruby Lee Hensley (07/25/08)
Ruby Lee Hensley, 88, of Risco, Mo., died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at her residence. Born April 2, 1920, in Morrilton, Ark., daughter of the late Fredrick Lewis and Synthia Emmaline Weaver Sowell, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Risco...
Doyle Lott (07/25/08)
Doyle Lott, 61, of Caruthersvile, Mo., died Monday, July 21, 2008, at New Madrid, Mo. Born Jan. 29, 1947, in Lilbourn, Mo., son of the late William and Izola Lott, he was employed at Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid and a member of the First Baptist Church in Caruthersville...
James Kenneth McElroy (07/25/08)
James Kenneth McElroy, 82 of Cardwell, Mo., died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at his residence. Born in Egypt, Ark., son of the late Eugene and Vinnie Jones McElroy, he was a retired farmer and attended the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell. Survivors include one step-son, Darrell Stanley, of North Little Rock, Ark.; one brother, Floyd McElroy; two sisters, Beatrice Gulley, of Jonesboro, Ark., and Betty Baldridge, of Monette, Ark., and one step-granddaughter...
Emma Elma Cooley (07/24/08)
Emma Elma Cooley, 90, formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died Monday, July 21, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born Dec. 3, 1917, in Galatia, Kan., she was the daughter of the late George and Clara Brack Brauer. She married Bud Cooley, who preceded her in death on May 14, 1989. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Albert, Bernhard, Robert and Emanual Brauer and one sister, Ester Haynes...
Esmal Mae Dawson (07/24/08)
Esmal Mae "Essie" Dawson, 85, of Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, July 20, 2008, at Hayti. Born April 7, 1923, in Pemiscot County, Mo., daughter of the late Richard Z. and Bertha Mae Alexander, she was retired from Arkansas Missouri Power Company and a member of the Hayti First Baptist Church...
Ruby Hensley (07/24/08)
Ruby Hensley, 88, of Risco, Mo., died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Charles K. Provance, Sr. (07/23/08)
Charles K. Provance Sr., 71, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, July 21, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born April 16, 1937, in Clarkton, son of the late William Louis and Mary Elizabeth Carmen Provance, he was a farmer and served as sexton of Mt. Gilead Cemetery. He was of the Baptist faith...
Leonard Eugene Street (07/23/08)
Leonard Eugene Street, 75, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, July 21, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Dec. 18, 1932, in Advance, Mo., son of the late Clayton and Mandy Kirkpatrick Street, he was a U.S. Army and Air Force veteran, having served in Vietnam...
Benny 'Ben' Byron Toole, Sr. (07/23/08)
Benny (Ben) Byron Toole, Sr. 77 of Homosassa, Fla., passed away on July 22, 2008 under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. He was born in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late Odie Vance and Olla Belle Ham Toole. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Owen, Boyce and Gary...
Della Faye Vannasdall (07/23/08)
Della Faye Vannasdall, 62, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, July 21, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born Feb. 11, 1946, in Campbell, Mo., daughter of the late Lonzo Howard and Dorothy Jean Prentice Akridge, she was a member of Tatum Chapel in Peach Orchard, Mo...
Emma Elma Cooley (07/22/08)
Emma Elma Cooley, 90, formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died Monday, July 21, 2008. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 23, at the Silverdale Baptist Church in Arbyrd, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 23, at the Silverdale Baptist Church with the Rev. Shannon Miller officiating...
Jack Meadows Downing (07/22/08)
Jack Meadows Downing, 72, of California, formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died June 22, 2008. Born Jan. 24, 1936, in Caruthersville, son of Doris Meadows Downing, he was a 1954 graduate of Caruthersville High School and Michigan State University and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Korea. Hew as employed as assistant manager at the Congressional Country Club in Washington, D.C., and the manager of Hacienda Golf Club in La Habra Heights and Santa Anna Country Club...
Ollie Annetta Haynes (07/22/08)
Ollie Annetta Haynes, 70, of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, July 18, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born March 7, 1938, in Ponder, Mo., daughter of the late Ike and Sabella Ellen Graham Wilder, she was a member of the Clarkton General Baptist Church...
Sharon Kay Hill (07/22/08)
Sharon Kay Hill, 52, of Walterboro, S.C., died Sunday, July 20, 2008. Born Feb. 19, 1956, in Gideon, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Bud and Martha Fleetwood. Survivors include her husband, Ed Hill, of Walterboro; her children, Lisa Coulson, Jimi Hill and wife, Amber, and Brittany and Amber Hill, all of Walterboro; four brothers, Bobby Nimmo and Curtis Nimmo, both of Missouri, Larry Nimmo, of Canada and Alvin Nimmo, of Kansas; five sisters, Mary Gregory and Edie Lewis, both of Missouri, Jewel Duncan, Leoni Painter and Bernice Chester, all of Arkansas, and two grandchildren, Caleb Coulson and Bryson Peres, both of Walterboro.. ...
George Hill Jr. (07/22/08)
George Hill Jr., 66, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, July 18, 2008, at Missouri Southern HealthCare in Dexter, Mo. Born March 9, 1942, in Blytheville, Ark., son of the late George Hill Sr., and Nellie Robinson Hill, he was a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Malden...
Loran Earl Moore (07/22/08)
Loran Earl Moore, 96, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, July 20, 2008, at his residence. Born March 5, 1912, in Diehlstadt, Mo., son of the late Samuel Blanton and Anna Earl Holland Moore, he was a member of the Full Gospel House of God in Malden. On Jan. 10, 1935, in Lilbourn, Mo., he married Bessie Mae Rhodes, who preceded him in death. He married Frances Lucille Dees Waldron, in Nov. 13, 1995, in Malden, who survives...
Charles K. Provance (07/22/08)
Charles K. Provance, 71, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, July 21, 2008, at Missouri Southern HealthCare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Bobby Ray Thomas (07/22/08)
Bobby Ray Thomas, 77, of Leachville, Ark., died Saturday, July 19, 2008, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born in the Silverdale Community, near Arbyrd, Mo., son of the late Dennis Alexander and Madge Layne Thomas, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He owned and operated several grocery stores and restaurants in Leachville and was a member of the First Baptist Church...
James Glover, Jr. (07/21/08)
James Glover, Jr., 58, of Kenentt, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born March 9, 1950, in Bartow, Fla., son of the late James and Johnnie Mae Brown Glover Sr., he was employed at McGees Factory. On Nov. 21, 2001, in Kennett, he married Barbara Johnson, who survives...
George Hill (07/21/08)
George Hill, 66, of Malden, Mo. died Friday, July 18, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
James Glover Jr. (07/18/08)
James Glover Jr., 58, of Kennett, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Monday, July 21, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 21, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Willie H. Johnson officiating...
Ollie Haynes (07/18/08)
Ollie Haynes, 70, of Clarkton, Mo., died today, Friday, July 18, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Arester Jones (07/18/08)
Arester Jones, 90, of Kennett, died Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Dec. 28, 1917, in Sardis, Miss., daughter of the late Burl and Roxie Hudson Hughes, she was a cook for Kennett Pubic Schools and a member of Victory Temple Church of God in Christ in Kennett...
Michael Talkington (07/18/08)
Michael Talkington, 63, of Dandridge, Tenn., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, July 15, 2008, in New Mexico. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 19, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 19, in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden with the Rev. O.H. Brooks officiating...
James Glover (07/17/08)
James Glover, 58, of Kennett, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Arester Jones (07/17/08)
Arester Jones, 90, of Kennett, died Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 19, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 19, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Elisha Pullen officiating...
Cory Cornelius Kyles, Jr. (07/17/08)
Cory Cornelius "Big Baby" Kyles Jr., 8, of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday, July 10, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Jan. 19, 2000, in Hayti, son of Cory C. Kyles Sr., and Catrina Grant, both of Hayti, he was a second grade student at Oak View Learning Center...
Kaeleigh Renee Lawrence (07/17/08)
Kaeleigh Renee Lawrence, birth, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born July 15, 2008, at Poplar Bluff, she was the daughter of Matt Lawrence and Samantha Parker, both of Gideon...
Ruthy Heath (07/16/08)
Ruthy Heath, 87, of Gideon, Mo., died at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett on Thursday, July 10, 2008. Visitation was held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, July 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services take place at 2 p.m., at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel...
Peggy Hufford (07/16/08)
Larry R. Crossno (07/15/08)
Larry R. Crossno, age 66 of Michigan City, Ind., died Saturday July 12, 2008, at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Michigan City. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 15, at the Carlisle Funeral Home in Michigan City, with Pastor Bill Barnes officiating. ...
Malbdean Elliston (07/15/08)
Malbdean Elliston, 94, died Sunday, July 13, 2008, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 14, 1913, in Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Madison Jackson and Louada Bost Long. Survivors include two sisters, Mattie Pullin Henson and Edna Mae Long Decker, both of Senath; one granddaughter, LouAnn Elliston, of Kennett and one grandson, Benny Elliston, of St. Louis, Mo...
Charles Fisher (07/15/08)
Charles Eliza Fisher, 70, of High Ridge, Mo., died Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Mi. Born Feb. 21, 1938, in Russellville, Ala., son of the late William E. and Bracie E. Flippo Fisher, he was a food service manager for ARA Services before his retirement...
Edna Harvey (07/15/08)
Edna Wayne Harvey, 85, of Senath, Mo., died Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 16, at the Senath First Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating...
Ruthy Heath (07/15/08)
Ruthy Heath, 87, of Gideon, Mo., died Thursday, July 10, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born May 24 1921, in Gamaliel, Ark., she was the daughter of the late William H. and Julie Katherine Henson Payne. On Jan. 11, 1941, in Malden, Mo., she married Hurshel Lee Heath, who preceded her in death on March 2, 1995 She was also preceded in death by one son, Earl Heath; five brothers, Lloyd, Bob, Roy, Jay and Merle Payne and two sisters, Rubie and Nellie Payne...
Edna Hicks (07/15/08)
Edna Olivia Hicks, 72, died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Oct. 26, 1935, in Onia, Ark., daughter of the late Newton B. Diffey and Ruthie Balentine, she attended school in Monette, Ark., and North Pemiscot County and worked in manufacturing...
Peggy Hufford (07/15/08)
Peggy Lucille Marler Hufford, 64, of Gideon, Mo., died Friday, July 11, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett . Born April 1, 1944, in Malden, Mo., daughter of the late James Wesley Bunch and Edna Ritcheson Bunch Johnson, she was a member of New Life Fellowship Church in Campbell, Mo...
Peggy Hufford (07/13/08)
Peggy Hufford, 64, of Gideon, Mo., died Friday, July 11 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Ruthy Heath (07/13/08)
Ruthy Heath, 87, of Gideon, Mo., died at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett on Thursday, July 10, 2008. Visitation was held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel...
Mildred Williams (07/11/08)
Mildred Williams, 85, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Malden and Campbell, Mo., died Friday, July 11, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Jefferson City. Arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
Rowland Jackson (07/09/08)
Rowland Andrew "Junior" Jackson, 85, of Loma Linda, Calif., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, June 13, 2008, at his residence. Born July 12, 1922, at Pueblo, Colo., he was the son of the late Rowland Famous and Pansy Cobble Jackson. He was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran who served in World War II, the Korean Conflict, and Vietnam. He was of the Presbyterian faith and a member of the Masonic Lodge...
Lorraine Tessner (07/09/08)
Lorraine May Tessner, 69, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, July 7, 2008, at her residence. Born March 15, 1939, at Doniphan, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Virgie Shirley Brown. She was a newspaper distributor for the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the Memphis Commercial Appeal. She was a member of the Spoonerville Baptist Church at Malden...
Robert 'Bob' Bennett (07/08/08)
Robert M. "Bob" Bennett, 81, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, July 7, 208 at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center at Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born Feb. 17, 1927, at Malden, son of Boyd L. and Nora Hunsaker Bennett, he was a retired electrician specialist from AECI, New Madrid Power Plant and Co-founder of Bennett's Pools and Spas, an army veteran serving in Germany during WWII and a member of First Southern Baptist Church of Malden...
Terese Coleman (07/08/08)
Terese Yvett Coleman, 27, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Monday, June 30, 2008 at Poplar Bluff Regional Center in Poplar Bluff. Born on Sept. 30, 1980, daughter of Elvis Townsend Coleman and Rose Hubrins Porter, she was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her parents and step-father, Vernon Porter of Malden; six children, Tyiasha Coleman, Jeyrion, Jahiem, Trentarrian, Larry, and Aldermease Glasscoe, all of Poplar Bluff; three brothers, Barry Hubrins and wife, Yvonne, of Poplar Bluff, Terry Hubrins and Elvis Coleman, Jr., of Malden; four sisters, Devona Hubrins of Poplar Bluff, Lakreeda Coleman of Kennett, and Evelyn and Ladona Hubrins of Malden.. ...
Charles Homer Finch (07/08/08)
Charles Homer Finch, 77, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, July 6, 2008 at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter, Mo. Born May 3, 1931 at Lincoln, Neb., son of the late Edward Byron and Fannie Ward Finch, he was a veteran serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Korean war and was a truck driver...
Charles Ford (07/08/08)
Charles Ford, 70, of Kennett, Mo., died Saturday, July 5, 2008 at National Healthcare in Kennett. Born May 27, 1938, at Blytheville, Ark., son Eddoe and Virginia Parks Ford, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. Survivors include his mother, Virginia Westmorlan of Kennett; a son, Howard Ford of Michigan; a daughter, Tammy Ford of Michigan; six brothers, Robert Utley of Michigan, William Utley of Blytheville, Ark., Donald, Thomas, Richard, and Michael Utley, all of Kennett, Mo.; three sisters, Ruby Smith of Michigan, Carolyn Hanners of Michigan, Dorothy Hardy of Almo, Ga.; and two grandchildren.. ...
Michael Holdren (07/08/08)
Michael Holdren, 53, of Bragg City, Mo., died Thursday, July 3 at John Cochran V.A. Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born Jan. 10, 1955, at Oxford, England, son of Murle and Patricia Birmingham Holdren, he was a veteran with the U.S. Navy and an alderman at Bragg City...
Dorothy Holloway (07/08/08)
Dorothy Loveless Holloway (Vieira), 78, of Atkins, died Saturday, July 5, 2008, at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born September 20, 1929, in Atkins, she was the daughter of the late Dick and Irma Howard Holloway. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Vieira. She was a victim of the February 5, 2008, Atkins tornado...
Thelma Houston (07/08/08)
Thelma Grogan Wilson Houston, 91, of Kennett, Mo., died Thursday, July 3, 2008, at Grace Health Care in Maumelle, Ark. Born Nov. 9, 1916, in Braggadocio, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Terrence V. and Nancy Elizabeth McGinthy Grogan. She married William E. Wilson who preceded her in death in 1964. She later married Harold Houston who preceded her in death in 2001...
Verbie Meadows (07/08/08)
Verbie Liddie Meadows, 90, of Clarkton, Mo., formerly of Risco, died Friday, July 4, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Clarkton. Born May 28, 1918, in Corning, Ark., daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Hatchett and Katherine Elizabeth Nidever Meadows, she was a homemaker...
Mary Reaves (07/08/08)
Mary Elizabeth Reaves, 89, died Sunday, July 6, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo. Born July 6, 1919, in Idabel, Okla., daughter of the late William and Effie Odom Bristow, she was a member of the Church of Christ in Malden. On August 24, 1940, in Caruthersville, she married Roy Vernon Reaves, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond King and Bill Bristow; and one granddaughter, Lynnea Roberts...
Lorraine Tessner (07/08/08)
Lorraine Tessner, 69, died Monday, July 7, 2008, at her residence in Malden, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess funeral home of Malden.
Charles Ford (07/06/08)
Charles Ford, 70, of Kennett, Mo., died Saturday, July 5, 2008, at National Health Care of Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Michael Holdren (07/06/08)
Michael Holdren, 53, of Bragg City, Mo., died Thursday, July 3, 2008, at the John Cochran V.A. Hospital at St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Thelma Houston (07/06/08)
Thelma Grogan Wilson Houston, 91, of Maumelle, Ark., formerly of Kennett, Mo., died Thursday, July 3, 2008, at Grace Health Care at Maumelle. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at the McDaniel Funeral Home at Kennett...
Verbie Meadows (07/06/08)
Verbie Meadows, 90, of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, July 4, 2008, at the Golden Living Center at Malden, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home at Malden, Mo.
Arrie Pulliam (07/06/08)
Arrie Louise Pulliam, 77, of Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, June 29, 2008, at the Saint Francis Hospital at Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Oct. 12, 1930, at Cruger, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Vinnie Johnson. In 1947, she was married to Lacy Pulliam, who survives. ...
Jean Shaffer (07/06/08)
Jean Shaffer, 76, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional, Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born May 5, 1932, in Campbell, daughter of the late Bud and Mary Pitts Pritchett, she was a homemaker and of the General Baptist faith...
John Garrett (07/01/08)
John Edwin Garrett, 66, of Rolla, Mo., died Friday, June 20, at his residence. Born June 18, 1942, in Memphis, Tenn., son of the late John Oscar and Martha Marie Huffman Garrett, he was a 1961 graduate of Malden High School and was employed with ServiceMaster before retiring...
Weldon Faulkner (07/02/08)
Weldon Faulkner, 83, of Kennett, died Sunday, June 29, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Feb. 23, 1925, in Bucoda, Mo., son of the late Dewey and Vivian Cooper Faulkner, he was a U.S. Army veteran having served in WWII. On Nov. 29, 1941, he married Linda Gibson, who survives...
Geneva White (07/02/08)
Geneva White, 77, of Marion, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, June 30, 2008, at Marion. Born June 16, 1931, in Tuckerman, Ark., daughter of the late John W. and Dorothy Huskey Hensley, she was a waitress at Grecian Steak House. She married James "Eddie" White, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Lee Pratt and Alford, Tommy and Lowell Hensley and three sisters, Fay Joslin, Dorothy Stacy and Virginia Wilburn...
Emma Baxter (07/01/08)
Emma Jean Baxter, 72, died Monday, June 23, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. Born Jan. 17, 1936, daughter of Ed Lesley and the late Bessie Irene Duncil, she was a homemaker and worked at Brown Shoe Company. She was of the Baptist faith and attended Cottonwood Baptist Church...
Lonnie Cupp (07/01/08)
Lonnie Dale Cupp, 54, of Piggott, Ark., died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Piggott Community Hospital. Born Sept. 2, 1953, in Senath, Mo., he was the son of the late James A. and Dorothy Phillips Cupp. He married Rebecca McMinn in Piggott, Ark., who survives...
Weldon Faulkner (07/01/08)
Weldon Faulkner, 83, of Kennett, died Sunday, June 29, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 2, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 3, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ron Tate and Paul Wayne Faulkner officiating...
Billie Hopkins (07/01/08)
Billie Jean Clayton Hopkins, 40, of Rector, Ark., formerly of Marmaduke, Ark., died Friday, June 27, 2008, at her residence. Born Nov. 1967, in Pontiac, Mich., daughter of Bonnie Batten Spurlock and the late Billy Edward Clayton, she was of the Baptist faith...
Lenard Stevens (07/01/08)
Lenard Tyrone Stevens, 64, died Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at Memphis, Tenn, Born Aug. 1, 1943, in Caraway, Ark., son of the late Robert Owen and Lillian Virginia Bogan Stevens, he was a U.S. Army veteran and ran an ice cream truck. Survivors include one son, Tony Len Stevens and wife, Karen, of Bakersfield, Calif.; one brother, Dennis Stevens and wife, Tina, of Caruthersville, Mo.; two sisters, Sherry Riney, of Caruthersville and Joyce DeRouss, of Louisiana; two grandchildren, Ryan Len and Chelsea Louise Stevens and a special friend, Addie McElhaney.. ...
Joe Ann Thomas (07/01/08)
Joe Ann Thomas, 71, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, June 23, 2008, at her residence. Born Oct. 18, 1936, in Akerman, Miss., daughter of the late Jasper and Ida Robinson, she was a member of Prince of Peace Church in Blytheville, Ark. In 1952, she married Andrew Howell, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three children, Jimmy, John and James...
Geneva White (07/01/08)
Geneva White, 77, of Marion, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, June 30, 2008, at Marion. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.