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Obituaries from September 2008

Anthony Brooks (09/30/08)
Anthony "Tony" Jerome Brooks, 50, of Wagoner, Okla., died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at his residence. Born Nov. 5, 1957, in Clarkton, Mo., son of Helen Lipsmeyer Brooks and the late Marley Brooks, he was a 1976 graduate of Malden High School, and was in the finance and banking business...
Dean Hankins (09/30/08)
Dean Ferrell Hankins, 78, of Oakland, Ill., formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at Charleston, Ill. Born July 19, 1930, in Fourteen Bend, daughter of the late Clarence and Evelyn Ruth Hedges Ferrell, she had been employed at Sears and was of the Baptist faith...
Grady Inman (09/30/08)
Grady Franklin Inman, 89, of Braggadocio, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Jan. 4, 1919, in Bonicord, Tenn., son of the late Andrew Franklin Inman and Udora Clinton Reynolds, he had worked for Brown Shoe Company in Caruthersville, Mo...
Brenda Light (09/30/08)
Brenda Gale Williams Light, 67, of O'Fallon, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. Born June 22, 1941, in Gibson, Mo., daughter of the late Allen Darcy and Emma Blanche Martin Williams, she was a homemaker, and a member of Freeburg Community Bible Church in Freeburg, Ill...
Bethyl Maddox (09/28/08)
Bethyl Maddox, 83, of Heber Springs, Ark., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Poinsett County, Ark. Born April 13, 1925, in Marcus, South Dakota, daughter of the late Philip and Josephine Hegge Kilness, she was a farmer and a member of the Lynn Oak General Baptist Church on Clarkton, Mo...
Maudie Mae Marsh (09/26/08)
Maudie Mae Marsh, 92 years young, died peacefully at home in Farmington, Mo., Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. Once you met Maudie Mae, you never forgot her. An original, one-of-a-kind woman the likes of whom we will likely never meet again. A true trailblazer who let no obstacle stand in her way...
Jewel Neel (09/26/08)
Jewel Neel, 82, of Paragould, Ark., died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born in Leachville, Ark., daughter of the late Homer and Cassie Hamilton Underwood, she was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church near Leachville, Ark...
Virginia Thomason (09/26/08)
Elizabeth Virginia Thomason, 89, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born April 22, 1919, in Harrell, Ark., daughter of the late Irvin Napolean and Irene Abernathy Williams, she was a member of the First Christian Church in Malden...
Dorothy Babb (09/25/08)
Dorothy Babb, 81, of O'Fallon, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at St. Joseph West-Lake Side in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Batesville, Ark. She married Carl F. Babb, who preceded her in death in Oct. 1981. She was also preceded in death by six brothers and sisters...
Mary Bailey (09/25/08)
Mary Luveda Bailey, 88, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Dec. 6, 1919, in Darden, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Harliss and Edna Evans Carrington. On Oct. 2, 1936, in Cardwell, Mo., she married William Taft "Dub" Bailey, who preceded her in death on June 7, 2006. She as also preceded in death by one brother, Charley Carrington; two sisters, Willene Bowman and Lucille Bailey and one grandson, Gary Bailey, Jr...
Doris Denney (09/25/08)
Doris Jane Wood Denney, 52, of Rolla, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at her residence. Born Feb. 24, 1956, in Campbell, Mo., daughter of Ida Reno Wood and the late Wallace Wood, she was of the Christian faith. Survivors include one son, Ross Denney, of Rolla; step-son, Jason Denney, of St. ...
Virginia Thomason (09/25/08)
Virginia Thomason, 89, of Malden, Mo., died today, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Dorothy Babb (09/24/08)
Dorothy Babb, 81, of O'Fallon, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at St. Joseph West in Lake St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Billy Bailey (09/24/08)
Billy Harold Bailey, 63, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo. Born Jan. 15, 1945, in Blytheville, Ark., son of Frances Britton Bailey and the late Morris Bailey, he attended school in Caruthersville, a U.S. Navy veteran and was employed by the Army Corps of Engineers. He attended the First Presbyterian Church in Caruthersville...
Luveda Bailey (09/24/08)
Luveda Bailey, 88, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayland Tom officiating...
Mary Brandon (09/24/08)
Mary Maglen Brandon, 88, of Kennett, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born Oct. 8, 1919, in Monette, Ark., daughter of the late Joe Allen Greathouse and Annie Wrenfrow Greathouse, she was a member of Ely Baptist Church in Kennett...
Bruce Mobbs (09/24/08)
Bruce Mobbs, 72, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born Oct. 30, 1935, in Union City, Tenn., son of the late George Henry and Fannie Pierce Mobbs, he was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Union City, and he attended the Church of Christ in Campbell...
William Parker (09/24/08)
William "Bill" Parker Morgan, 78, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 14, 2008, at the Caruthersville Nursing Center. Born March 24, 1930, in Caruthersville, son of the late Parker and Naomi Baird Morgan, he was a 1948 graduate of Caruthersville High School and a merchant in Caruthersville. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, charter member of the legion of Mary, and honorary member of Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Franklin Wheeler (09/24/08)
Franklin Roosevelt Wheeler, 74, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Little Rock, Ark. Survivors include one son, Timothy Franklin Wheeler; one step-son, Joey Richardson; one brother, Bill Wheeler, of Council Bluff, Iowa; two sisters, Peggy Faulkner and Phyllis Bullington, both of Caruthersville, Mo., and four grandchildren, Samuel, Jewelia and Alleace Richardson and Daniel Haltom...
Chester Williams (09/24/08)
Chester Williams, 85, of Gobler, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at his residence. Born March 24, 1923, in Portageville, Mo., son of the late Walter and Ezella Williams, he was a U.S. veteran, having served in WWII, he was employed at Oscar Meyer, he was a farmer and he owned the South End Cafe in Hayti Heights, Mo. He was a member of the United Baptist Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Gobler branch of the NAACP...
Edna Weaver (09/24/08)
Edna Burlison Weaver, 94, of Hornersville, Mo., and Senath, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at the home of her daughter, JoAnn Hardeman, of Memphis, Tenn. Edna was born Oct. 25, 1913, in Hornersville. She was preceded in death by her parents Ed and Bertha Burlison; her husband, Paul Weaver and by seven siblings...
Luveda Bailey (09/23/08)
Luveda Bailey, 88, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Mary Brandon (09/23/08)
Mary M. Brandon, 88, of Kennett, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Verla Fry (09/23/08)
Verla Batchelor Fry, 77, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Sept. 13, 1931, in Bear Creek, Ala., daughter of the late Billy and Mary Etter Davis, she was a nurses aide at General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell, Mo., and a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Malden...
James Harper (09/23/08)
James Edward Harper, 74, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Pemiscot County, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at the Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 15, 1933, in Bragg City, Mo., son of the late Rev. Will Odes Harper, Sr., and Anna Bell Maxwell Harper, he attended school in Deering, Mo., Braggadocio, Mo., and Hayti, Mo. He was a sharecropper and also worked in the apple harvest and fruit harvest...
Lester Householder (09/23/08)
Lester Bee Householder, 71, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at his residence. Born Dec. 20, 1936, in Hayti, son of Henry and Zella Davis Householder, he was owner /operator of Householder Salvage Company in Hayti. On Sept. 16, 2005, in Hayti, he married Patsy Householder, who survives...
James Ingle, Jr. (09/23/08)
James "Jim" Norris Ingle Jr., 61, of Hopkinsville, Ky., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Morningside Assisted Living. Born May 15, 1947, in Hayti, Mo., son of the late James Norris and Frances Louise Spencer Ingle, he was employed at Tennessee Valley Authority, Murray State University and Hopkinsville Electirc Service, He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville and was involved for many years with the Boy Scouts...
Grace Johnson (09/23/08)
Grace Johnson, 79, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Kennett. Born Nov. 29, 1928, in Memphis, Tenn., daughter of the late John and Annie Lee Steele, she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Congregation in Hayti Heights...
Jewel Kilgo (09/23/08)
Every Jewel Kilgo, 83, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at her residence. Born Dec. 22, 1924, in Winfield, Ala., daughter of the late Ples Oscar and Dollie Grace Parr Beasley, she was employed at Gossard Garment Manufacturing in Malden and was a member of Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden...
Marceline Stanger (09/23/08)
Marceline Marie "Blondie" Stanger, 74, of Holcomb, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at her residence. Born March 15, 1934, in Crofton, Neb., she was the daughter of the late Hugo A. and Minnie Marie Carlo Doering. On De. 12, 1953, she married Delbert Shirley, who preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1995. She later married Melvin Stanger in June of 1973, in Doniphan, Mo., who survives...
Mattie Bean (09/21/08)
Mattie Bean, 91, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Feb. 27, 1917, in Earl, Ark., daughter of the late George and Levenana Pittman Motley, she was a homemaker and a caregiver. In 1940, at Wider, Ark., she married Willie Bean,...
Billie Cook (09/21/08)
Billie Ann Hyatt Cook, 67, of Festus, Mo., formerly of Park Hills, Mo., and Cardwell, Mo., died Thursday, Sept.18,2008, at Festus Manor. Born May 27, 1941, in Marmaduke, Mo., daughter of the late William Carl and Lorene Phipps Hyatt, she was a homemaker...
Tracy Brock (09/18/08)
Tracy Wilson Brock, 34, of Springfield, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. Born April 28, 1974, in Kennett, she was the daughter of Lester Wilson and Betty Varnell Wilson. Survivors include one son, Ryan Wilson, of Senath; her father, Lester Wilson, of Senath; her mother, Betty Wilson, of Senath; one sister, Sandy Jaco and husband, Junior, of Senath and a grandmother, Mary Varnell, of Senath...
Marcadean Sharrow (09/18/08)
Marcadean Sharrow, 83, of Piggott, Ark., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Murphy Health & Rehab in Piggott. She was the daughter of the late Luther Melton and Ruby Halsey Hinshaw. She married William "Bill" Johnson, who preceded her in death. Survivors include one son, Steven L. Johnson, of Dexter, Mo.; two grandchildren, Lisa M. Aldrich and Stephanie L. Johnson, both of Orlando, Fla.,, and two great-grandchildren, Cole T. and Ethan C. Aldrich, of Orlando...
Mary Ubelhor (09/18/08)
Mary C. Ubelhor, 45, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Glennonville, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Dec. 21, 1962, in Springfield, Mo., daughter of Charlotta Clara Deken Ubelhor and the late Leonard John Ubelhor, she was a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church in Glennonville...
Tracey Brock (09/17/08)
Tracey Wilson Brock, 34, of Springfield, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Springfield. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Powell officiating...
Mary Pattillo (09/17/08)
Mary Mildred Pattillo, 93, of Portageville, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Portageville. Born Dec. 15, 1914, in Puxico, Mo., daughter of the late Walter and Margarett Tanner, she was a cook and of the Pentecostal faith. On Feb. 22, 1930, in Caruthersville, Mo., she married Earnest Lee Pattillo, who preceded her in death on Sept. ...
Mary Ubelhor (09/17/08)
Mary Ubelhor, 45, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Glennonville, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Dexter Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo.
Thelma Bess (09/16/08)
Thelma I. Bess, 77, of Hartford, Mich., formerly of Kennett, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at Hartford. Born Feb. 13, 1931, in Searcy, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary Benson Cooper. On Jan. 19, 1952, she married Van Bess, who survives...
Oberia Duffel (09/16/08)
Oberia Duffel, 85, formerly of Senath, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 12, 1923, in Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Pearlie Lee Tullos Bailey. Survivors include nine children, Cletus Duffel, of England, Ark., Ron Duffel, of Fort Pierce, S.D., Rick Duffel, of Linden, N.C., Mickey Duffel, of Hornersville, Mo., Terry Duffel, of Clarksville, Ark., Debbie Jones, of Jonesboro, Ark., Steve Duffel, of Piggott, Ark., Robert Long, of Kennett and Marie Steward, of Steele, Mo.; one brother, James Bailey, of Senath; two sisters, Suzie Shown, of Kennett and Betty Small, of Mt. ...
Maris Dainis (09/12/08)
Maris Uldis Dainis, 53, of Hornersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at his residence. Born Jan. 10, 1955, in Lakeview , Mich., he was the son of the late Teodors and Milija Asnis Dainis. Survivors include one brother, John Dainis and wife, Deborah, of Hornersville, and three nieces, 5 cousins and other relatives...
Charles DeProw (09/12/08)
Charles DeProw, 48, of Tallapoosa, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Donna Head (09/12/08)
Donna Head, 81, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at her residence. Born Nov. 27, 1926, in Scott City, Mo., daughter of the late Fred Gray and Opal Mae Provance Brandon, she was a homemaker and she attended Beechwell General Baptist Church...
Mary Hollis (09/12/08)
Mary Kramer Hollis, 68, of Kennett, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born July 12, 1940 in Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late August G. and Eva Lou Curt Kramer. Survivors include one daughter, Jeannie Kramer, of Kennett; two sisters, Pearlene Worthington, of Tallulah, La., and Janice Campbell of Kennett; one brother, Tommy Kramer, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two grandchildren, Kemmy Beth McCoy ,of Scott City, Mo., and Nathan Kramer, of Dexter, Mo...
Nova Rutherford (09/12/08)
Nova Jo Rutherford, 86, of Kennett, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at The Med in Memphis, Tenn. Born June 2, 1922, in Pascola, Mo., daughter of the late John and Julie Johnson Hearington, she was a homemaker and a member of the Providence Baptist Church in Kennett...
Derek Smith (09/12/08)
Derek Keith Smith, 18, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, north of Gobler, Mo. Born Nov. 25, 1989, in Kennett, son of Keith O'Brian and Sheila Dixon Smith of Kennett, he was employed at Maverick in Blytheville, Ark. On June 28, 2008, in Kennett, he married Ashley McKinney, who survives...
Mildred Story (09/12/08)
Mildred Juanita Story, 89, of Dexter, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born April 25, 1919, in St. Francis, Ark., daughter of the late Ed and Blanch Polsgrove Henderson, she was a member of the Kimball Baptist Church in Malden, Mo., and the VFW Auxiliary in Malden...
Frances Coleman (09/11/08)
Frances Coleman, 67, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 22, 1941, in Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Evelyn Price West. On Oct. 28, 1962, in Senath, she married Junior Coleman, who preceded her in death on May 4, 2001. She was also preceded in death by two daughters Rosetta and Mary Etta Coleman...
Maris Uldis Dainis (09/11/08)
Maris Uldis Dainis, 53, of Hornersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at his residence. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, at the Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home in Hornersville. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, in the Horner Cemetery at Hornersville...
Helen E. Fite (09/11/08)
Helen E. Fite, 75, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Westwood Hills Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born April 16, 1933, in Mountain Home, Ark., she was the daughter of the late William McKinley Lankford and Peral Lucille Brown. On Oct. 20, 1946, in Portageville, Mo., she married Robert L. Fite, who preceded her in death...
Donna Head (09/11/08)
Donna Head, 82, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
Mary Kramer Hollis (09/11/08)
Mary Kramer Hollis, 68, of Kennett, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born July 12, 1940 in Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late August G. and Eva Lou Curt Kramer. Survivors include one daughter, Jeannie Kramer, of Kennett; one son, Tommy Kramer, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Pearlene Worthington, of Tallulah, La., and Janice Campbell of Kennett; two grandchildren, Kemmy Beth McCoy ,of Scott City, Mo., and Nathan Kramer, of Dexter, Mo...
Virgil Lee McElyea (09/11/08)
Virgil Lee McElyea, 86, of Kennett, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at his residence. Born Dec. 20, 1921, he was the son of Richard and Della Crayne McElyea. He married Mary Young who preceded him in death in 1973. He married Christiane Marie-Louise Dudney on March 23, 1974 in Caruthersville, Mo. She survives...
Derek Keith Smith (09/11/08)
Derek Keith Smith, 19, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, north of Gobler, Mo. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Thompson officiating...
Mildred Story (09/11/08)
Mildred Story, 89, of Dexter, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Joseph Robert Vandiver (09/11/08)
Joseph Robert Vandiver, 71, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Kennett. Born Sept. 15, 1936 in New Madrid, Mo., son of the late Jewell Roy Vandiver, Sr., and Ida Crews Vandiver, he was a member of the Church of God in Kennett and Pemiscot County Rescue Squad, worked for W.M. Chrysler Company and the Hayti Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran...
Frances Coleman (09/10/08)
Frances Coleman, 67, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Troy Alley officiating...
Maris Dainis (09/10/08)
Maris Dainis, 53, of Hornersville, Mo., died today, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Hornersville.
Nova Rutherford (09/10/08)
Nova Rutherford, 86, of Kennett, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at The Med in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Bonnie Western (09/10/08)
Bonnie Pearl Western, 75, of Bernie, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at his residence. Born July 24, 1933, in Octa, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Everett Franklin and Eunice Daisy Mitchell Anderson. In 1946 she married Elwyn Doyce Hamilton, who preceded her in death, and in 1956 she married Orvel Odell Solomon, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Edward Hamilton; two brothers, Gene and Ralph Anderson and one sister, Audrey McClung...
Frances Coleman (09/09/08)
Frances Coleman, 67, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.
Lois Cunningham (09/09/08)
Lois Cunningham, 90, of Kennett, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born July 8, 1918 in Drew, Miss., son of the late Mance and Ida Lee Cain Cunningham, he graduated from West Hermondale, Mo., and worked as a bus driver/custodian until his retirement from Delta C-7 School system. He was of Baptist faith...
Randy Gilpin (09/09/08)
Randy Gilpin, 48, of Trumann, Ark., died Thursday, July 31, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.. Son of Geraldine Gilpin and the late W.A. Gilpin, he was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Roxy Gilpin, of Trumann; two daughters, Mary Gilpin, and LaToshia Presley and husband, Scott all of Trumann; his mother, Geraldine Gilpin, of Holcomb, Mo.; three brothers, Gary Gilpin, St. ...
Mary Hollis (09/09/08)
Mary Hollis, 68, of Kennett, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Bobby Ray Joiner, Sr. (09/09/08)
Bobby Ray Joiner, Sr., 59, of Tallapoosa, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Sept. 3, 1949, in Holcomb, Mo., son of Eva Ellen Chamblin Joiner and the late Howard Eugene Joiner, he was employed by the city of Malden...
Issac LeSieur (09/09/08)
Graveside services for Issac Treece LeSieur were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, in the Pemiscot Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Caruthersville, Mo., with the Rev. Mike Melton officiating. Born Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, in Hayti, Mo., he was the son of Joe Arron LeSieur and Sarah Jones...
Louis Cunningham (09/07/08)
Louis Cunningham, 90, of Kennett, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. He was a veteran of WWII. Visitation will be 5p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at the McDaniel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel at Kennett...
Bobby Joiner (09/07/08)
Bobby Joiner, 59, of Tallapoosa, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Betty Taylor (09/07/08)
Betty Louise Taylor, 54, of Valmeyer, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo. Born Dec. 25, 1953, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of the late Elmo and Minnie Shirley Taylor, she was a nurse assistant.. Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Head, of Waterloo, Ill.; one brother, Elmo Taylor, of Waterloo; three sisters, Sandra Davidson, of Valmeyer, Lori Taylor, of Waterloo and Debra Taylor, of Kennett and one grandson, Zachary Head, of Waterloo...
Joseph Vandiver (09/07/08)
Joseph Robert Vandiver, 71, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Kennett. Born Sept. 15, 1946 in New Madrid, Mo., son of the late Jewell Roy Vandiver and Ida Crews Vandiver, he was a member of the Church of God in Kennett and Pemiscot County Rescue Squad, worked for W.M. Chrysler Company and the Hayti Methodist Church, he was a U.S. Army veteran...
Pauline Vivrett (09/07/08)
Pauline Ester Vivrett, 88, of Eureka, Mo., formally of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 in Eureka, MO. Born July 10, 1920 in Wardell, Mo., daughter of the late George and Esther Hampton, she was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Women's Garden Club, and Beta Sigma Phi in Hayti. She was also a member of the Central Baptist Church and Women's Ministries in Eureka...
Lois Cunningham (09/05/08)
Lois Cunningham, 89, of Kennett, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of the arrangements.
Susie Mashburn (09/05/08)
Susie Mashburn, 58, of Holcomb, Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at her residence. Born Dec. 1, 1949, in Holcomb, daughter of the late Claud and Fay Spikes Kenner, she was a waitress and a member of the Church of Christ in Holcomb. On Sept. 30, 1980, in Kennett, she married Robert Mashburn, who survives...
Glenn Rucker (09/05/08)
Glenn Allen Rucker, age 49, of Caseyville Township, Ill., born Jan. 24, 1959, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, in his home. Glenn and the former Lisa Loraine Deraas, formerly of Bottineau, N.D. married Aug. 5, 1992. Glenn served in the US Air Force as a personnel craftsman retiring in 1996. ...
Betty Taylor (09/05/08)
Betty Taylor, 54, of Valmeyer, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo. Born Dec. 25, 1953, in Gideon, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Elmo and Minnie Taylor. Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Head, of Waterloo, Ill.; one brother, Elmo Taylor, of Waterloo; three sisters, Sandra Davidson, of Valmeyer, Lori Taylor, of Waterloo and Debra Taylor, of Kennett and one grandson, Zachary Head, of Waterloo...
Jaun Bernal (09/04/08)
Juan Enrique Bernal, 53, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Oct. 22, 1954, in Montemorles, Nuevo Leon, he was the son of Arturo and Juanita Garcia Bernal. On Feb. 7, 1981, in Montemorles, Mexico, he married Guadalupe Moncada, who survives...
Pauline Burns (09/04/08)
Pauline H. Wicker Burns, 91, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Dec. 18, 1916, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late William Grover and Birdie Lee Rauls Wicker, she was a bookkeeper, she worked with the Democratic Women's Club, Democratic Central Committee, and was a board member for the Sheltered Workshop and Election Commission. She was a member of the St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Kennett...
Nicolas Fuller (09/04/08)
Nicolas Ryan Fuller, 21 days, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 5, 2008, he was the son of Sara Fuller and Ricardo Romero. Survivors include his mother, Sara Fuller, of Kennett; his father, Ricardo Romero, of Kennett; one brother, Matthew Fuller, of Kennett; one sister, Daisy Hernandez, of Kennett; grandparents, Teresa and Larry Fuller, both of Kennett and Margarita and Chancho Romero, of Martin, Tenn...
Georgia Gibbons (09/04/08)
Georgia Rose Gibbons, 94, of Athens, Ga., formerly of Leachville, Ark., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Arbor Terrace Assisted Living Facility in Athens. Born near Leachville, daughter of the late Frank and Georgia Beauchamp Minirth, she was a homemaker and a member of Leachville Baptist Church...
James Lanman (09/04/08)
James Ray Lanman, 71, of Lawton, Okla., died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008 in Lawton. Born June 23, 1937, he was the son of the late Roy and Lottie Arlington Lanman. On June 10, 1958, in Richmond, Calif., he married Twila June Carroll, who survives. Survivors also include one daughter, Dawn Marie Lanman, of Oklahoma City, Okla. and his mother-in-law, Susie Carroll, of Paragould, Ark...
Sue Mashburn (09/04/08)
Sue Kenner Mashburn, 58, of Holcomb, Mo., died today, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Betty Riley (09/04/08)
Betty Riley, 72, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Kennett. Born Feb. 25, 1936, in Parma, Mo., daughter of the late Albert William and Truma Grace Brannon Foxx, she was a longtime employee of James Kahn's Department Store and a member of the Bakerville Church of Christ...
Alma Blake (09/03/08)
Alma Louise Blake, 80, of Piggott, Ark., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born April 21, 1928, in Piggott, she was the daughter of the late Jessie A. and Edith A. Miller Crow. On Sept. 3, 1949, she married Samuel A. Blake, Jr., who preceded her in death in 1996. She was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Jessie Blake...
Pauline Burns (09/03/08)
Pauline Burns, 91, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Joseph Duthu, Sr. (09/03/08)
Joseph Sidney Duthu Sr., 80, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at his residence. Born Feb. 12, 1928, in Houma, La., son of the late Luke and Rosa Fazzio Duthu, he was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Malden. On May 19, 1980, in Parma, Mo., he married Beulah Bryant Neal, who preceded him in death on March 26, 2002...
Georgia Kasper (09/03/08)
Georgia Marguerite Kasper, 94, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at ST. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born May 24, 1914, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of James Ernest and Sarah Bascom Paris, she was a homemaker and ran Kasper's Bakery in Caruthersville...
James Lanman (09/03/08)
James Ray Lanman, 71, of Lawton, Okla., died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, in Oklahoma. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m..,, Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Lulu Cemetery at Senath with the Rev. J.E. Crews officiating...
Betty Riley (09/03/08)
Betty Riley, 72, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel...
Charles Meadows (09/03/08)
Charles Joseph "Joe" Meadows, 78, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 29, 2008 after suffering complications from heart and pulmonary disease. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4th, at Asbury United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery...
Edna Bennett (09/02/08)
Edna EmaRose Zetta Bennett, 86, of Dexter, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at Golden Living Center in Dexter. Born Oct. 1, 1921, in Brownwood, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William Hiram and Ida Mae Bess Conklin. On May 15, 1939, in Arab, Mo., she married Marion Herman Bennett, who preceded her in death on June 15, 1974. She was also preceded in death by one son, L.B. Bennett; one daughter, Joy Loughary; two brothers, Monroe and Oscar Conklin and one sister, Lucinda Conklin...
Dallas Hefner (09/02/08)
Dallas "Flat" Hefner, 94, of Qulin, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at his residence. Born Aug. 27, 1914, in Clay County, Ark., son of the late Cossie and Cassie Rodery Hefner, he was a machine operator for Butler County and former mayor of Qulin. On Nov. 2, 1934, in Piggott, Ark., he married Helen Anglee Osborn, who preceded him in death on March 24, 2001. He was also preceded in death by one son, Jerry Hefner; two sisters; four brothers and one great-grandson, Jarrod Hefner...
Virgil McElyea (09/02/08)
Virgil McElyea, 86, of Kennett, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Christine Kopp McElyea, of Kennett and two daughters, Viretta Sexton, of Kennett and Shirley Maronay, of Wappapello, Mo. Services will be at a later date...
Hurchel Turner (09/02/08)
Hurchel N. Turner, 89, of Parma, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid, Mo. Born Jan. 20, 1919, in Risco, Mo., son of the late Louie Turner, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in WWII. Survivors include one son, Larry D. ...