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Obituaries from December 2008

Ruth Fischer (12/31/08)
Ruth E. Fischer, 106, of Malden, Mo., formerly of Lilbourn, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at Golden Living Center in Malden. Born July 9, 1902, in Frisco, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Wilson and Josephine Wamble Baskin, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Malden...
Ruth Hamm (12/31/08)
Ruth Ann Hamm, 59, of Hayti,Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born July 10, 1949, in St. Louis, Mo., daughter of the late Homes A and Myrtle Irene Neldon Street, she was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of God...
Mary Kahler (12/31/08)
Mary Martha Ann Kahler, 52, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 1, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 2, with Mr. John Kruger officiating. Interment will be at Ash Hill East Cemetery in Fisk, Mo...
Freida Bailey (12/30/08)
Freida Lavern Bailey, 84, of Clarkton, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo. Born April 27, 1924, at Holcomb, Mo., daughter of the late Van Allen Key and Pearl Ellen Dennis Key, she was a secretary and a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clarkton...
Polly Clayton (12/30/08)
Polly Estelle Clayton, 74, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008 at the Caruthersville Nursing Center. Born Aug. 16, 1934 at Caruthersville, the daughter of the late W.R. "Bill" Hayden and Beatrice Crowe Hayden, she was a 1952 graduate of Caruthersville High School and a member of Sacred Heart Parish. She was a bookkeeper and co-establisher of Pemiscot Office Supply of Caruthersville...
Carol Forbis (12/30/08)
Carol Ann Forbis, 64, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008 at Hampton House of Malden. Born Dec. 10, 1944 at Manchester, United Kingdom, the daughter of the late Richard See and Edna Aillene Guilds See, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church of Malden and a homemaker...
Randol Toole (12/30/08)
Randol Wade Toole, 82, of Gideon died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008, at the John Cochran V.A. Hospital in St. Louis. He was an Army veteran, having served during World War II and was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Gideon. Born in White Oak on July 3, 1926, he was the son of the late Odie Vance and Ola Belle (Ham) Toole. On May 5, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., he was united in marriage to the former Earlene Gilkey, and she survives of the home in Gideon...
Virginia Hargraves (12/30/08)
Margaret Virginia Hargraves, 86, of Clarkton died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Lynn Oak General Baptist Church in Clarkton, a member of Carnation Chapter 121 Order of the Eastern Star in Malden and was a retired baker for a grocery store...
Billy Headley (12/30/08)
Billy "Bill" Eugene Headley, 82, of Malden died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during World War II. He was employed by A-1 Sanitation, was a member of the Four Mile Masonic Lodge in Campbell and was of the Baptist Faith...
Lola Smith (12/30/08)
Lola Ophelia Smith, 86, of Sikeston died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at the Hunter Acres Nursing Home in Sikeston. She was a homemaker. Born in Oklahoma on July 19, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Charley Albert and Mary Lucille (Paine) Pinkston. On May 19, 1975, she was united in marriage to Johnny Smith, who preceded her in death on June 5, 1986. ...
Marlon Collins (12/30/08)
Marlon D. Collins, 41, of Kennett, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008 at Kennett. Born Feb. 11, 1967 at Hayti, Mo., son of J.C. Collins and Martha Collins, he worked as a carpenter. Survivors include his parents, J.C. Collins, of Southaven, Miss., and Martha Collins, of Caruthersville, Mo.; two children, Tim Corbin, of East Prairie, Mo., and Tiffany Meek, of Kennett; and one sister, Joan Gibson, of Caruthersville...
James Hinson, Sr. (12/30/08)
James McCall Hinson, Sr., son of the late Arthur Hinson and Tennessee (Teague) Hinson, was born Sept. 15, 1912 in Luray, Tenn., and departed this life on Dec. 27, 2008, at the age f 96 years, 3 months, and 12 days. James married Irene Lewis on Oct. 17, 1937, in Boonville, Ark. Irene preceded James in death...
Joseph V. Rose (12/28/08)
Joseph V. Rose, 92, of Kennett died December 25, 2008, at National Health Care in Kennett. Mr. Rose was born July 27, 1916, in Hornersville, Mo., to Jesse Lee Rose and Mary Kennett Rose. On March 11, 1950, he was married to Martha Sue Billings of Kennett who preceded him in death September 16, 1983. He married Joanne Tatum Farmer July 6, 1985, who also preceded him in death September 28, 2007...
Lola Smith (12/28/08)
Lola Smith, 86, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, December 26, 2008, at Hunter Acres Nursing Home in Sikeston, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Robert Mize (12/28/08)
Robert Mize, 90, of Kennett, Mo., died Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. Born May 21, 1918, in Monette, Ark., he was the son of the late John Albert and Rosie Mize. On July 26, 1960, he married Helen Mize, who survives the home. ...
Joseph Rose (12/26/08)
Joseph "Joe" Rose, 92, of Kennett, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008 at NHC Healthcare in Kennett. Visitation will be at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at the First Christian Church of Kennett with the Rev. Dustin Morris officiating...
Randall Toole (12/26/08)
Randall Toole, 82, of Gideon, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008 at John Cochran VA in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
Elizabeth Brown (12/24/08)
Elizabeth Jane Brown, 70, of the Senath, Hornersville, Mo. area., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Alan Cureton and Bob McNabb officiating...
Sandra Holloway (12/24/08)
Sandra Kay Holloway, 63, of Hornersville, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Sept. 29, 1945, in Hornersville, daughter of the late Arthur Coleman and Ossie Della Fiddler, she was a homemaker and a member of the Hornersville Baptist Church...
Robert Mize (12/24/08)
Robert Mize, 90, of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
Elizabeth Brown (12/23/08)
Elizabeth Jane Brown, 70, of the Senath and Hornersville, Mo. area died Sunday, December 21, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Dorothy German (12/23/08)
Dorothy Sue German, 74, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at Malden. Born June 25, 1934, in Cottonwood Point, Mo., daughter of the late Dick and Vinnie Waller Constant, she was of the Methodist faith. On May 7, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., she married James Roland German, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter...
Sibyle Gill (12/23/08)
Sibyle Lee Gill, 90, of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the Spring Creek Health Care in Murray, Ky. Born Oct. 16, 1918, in Swift, Mo., daughter of the late Samuel and Eula Richie Kolwyck, she was an educator and nutritionist in the Delta Headstart Program, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hayti and attended the Christian Community Church in Murray...
Joyce Greer (12/23/08)
Joyce L. Greer, 76, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Pemiscot County, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Marietta. Born Nov. 20, 1932, in the Dry Bayou Community, daughter of the late Harvey and Florence Whitaker, she was retired from Lockheed and attended St. Joseph's Nursing School in Memphis, Tenn...
Sandra Holloway (12/23/08)
Sandra Kay Holloway, 63, of Hornersville, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24, at the Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home in Hornersville. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24, in the Horner Cemetery at Hornersville with Bro. David Powell officiating...
Clifford Jones (12/23/08)
Clifford Jones, 74, of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 11, 1934, in Blackoak, Ark., he was the son of the late Uvene and Ziffie Marsh Jones. Survivors include his wife, Paulette Jones, of Kennett; two sons, Kenneth Lynn Jones and Clifford Eugene Jones Jr.; five daughters, Vickie Swarringin, Becky, Cindy and Ziffie Jones and Carla Stevens; one step-daughter, Darla Marie Bartlett; three brothers, Jerry, Tony and Ronnie Jones; two sisters, Shirley Ragsdale and Loretta Keibler; 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.. ...
Glen McElyea (12/23/08)
Glen Eugene McElyea Sr., 61, of Blytheville, Ark., died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Dec. 20, 1947, in Kennett, son of the late Elvie and Nellie Faulkerson McElyea, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Vietnam and received the Purple Heart. He was a truck driver and of the Baptist faith...
Shirley Fortner (12/21/08)
Shirley Ann Fortner, 65, of Bernie, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Born August 27, 1943, in Kennett, Mo., daughter of the late Freeman and Ollie Pyle Wagoner, she was a homemaker and a member of the Bethany General Baptist Church in Campbell...
W.R. Bateman (12/21/08)
W.R. "Dub" Bateman, 79, of Rector, Ark., died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Dec. 27, 1928, in Greenway, Ark., son of the late Sydney Mack and Stella Mae Bateman, he was a farmer and was employed at Cotyner Bevinghton at Blytheville, Ark.., and Emerson Electric of Kennett...
Arlee Allen (12/21/08)
Arlee Allen, 83, of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 17, 1925, in Ark., son of the late Elmo and Roxie Allen. May 25, 1969, he married Rosie Wilson in Manila, Ark., who preceded him in death May 30, 2005...
Ida Wood (12/19/08)
Ida Josephine Wood, 86, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Gideon Care Center. Born Oct. 24, 1922, in Willow Springs, Mo., daughter of the late Ivan Joseph and Ida Lilly Jane Rader Reno, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon...
Arlee Allen (12/18/08)
Arlee Allen, 83, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Mary Glaser (12/18/08)
Mary Rebecca Glaser, 61, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Oct. 26, 1947, in Marion, Ind., daughter of the late William and Lois Weicht Adams, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Richard Paul (12/18/08)
Richard Leon Paul, 74, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his residence. Born April 27, 1934, in Malden, son of the late Vondes Verell and Opal Elena Thompson Paul, he was a U.S. Army veteran and was employed at Four County Farm Center in Malden. He was a member of the Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden...
Charles Beacham (12/18/08)
Charles Ray "Chuck" Beacham, 63, of Cumberland Furnace, Tenn., died Dec. 15, 2008. Born Jan. 8, 1945, in Kennett, he was the son of the late Estelle and Leonard Beacham. He grew up with two loving sisters, Wanda Stampley and Clara Harris, both of Kennett...
John Downing Sr. (12/17/08)
John Andrew Downing Sr., 92, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Nov. 19, 1916, in Malden, son of the late Sam G. and Nellie Downing, he was a 1934 graduate of Malden High School, a Captain in the U.S. ...
Mary Glaser (12/17/08)
Mary Glaser, 61, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Bertie Johnson (12/17/08)
Bertie Lou Johnson, 77, of Dexter, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at her residence. Born Sept. 13, 1931, in Patterson, Ark., daughter of the late Albert Nathaniel and Cora Elizabeth Tippy Owens, she was co-owner of Johnson Refrigeration before retiring and was of the Baptist faith...
Richard Paul (12/17/08)
Richard Paul, 74, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Ida Wood (12/17/08)
Ida Wood, 86, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Gideon Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Joe Banks (12/16/08)
Joe Bob Banks, 78, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at his residence. Born Dec. 23, 1929, in Savannah, Tenn., son of the late James and Georgia Young Banks, he was a truck driver, front and loader operator, ferry deckhand and a farm laborer. He was employed at Taylor Sand and Gravel...
Dorothy Brown (12/16/08)
Dorothy Vergene Brown, 84, of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at her residence. Born May 20, 1924, in Rector, Ark., daughter of the late Hubert and Ruth Milbourn Wright, she was employed as a cook at Ridgeview Nursing Home and a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon...
John Downing Sr. (12/16/08)
John a. Downing Sr., 92, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 18, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel...
Jimmy Glenn (12/16/08)
Jimmy Daiel "Papa" Glenn, 71, of Little Rock, Ark., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Baptist Health Medical Center. He was born July 31, 1937, in Hornersville, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Inez Glenn; one son, Brian Glenn; one daughter, Cheryl Martindale; three sisters, Pauline, Mary and Virginia; one brother, Sid; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews...
Clifford Jones (12/16/08)
Clifford Jones, 74, of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Kennett. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 18, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Senath Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Jones officiating...
Betty Scott (12/16/08)
Betty Scott, 93, of Kennett, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born July 27, 1915, in Center Ridge, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Charlie Adam and Emma Jane Grayson Howard. She was preceded in death by an infant son and three sisters...
Mable Vavak (12/16/08)
Mable Carolyn Vavak, 62, of Kennett, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Feb. 8, 1946, in Bragg City, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen Peacock Stracener. On Nov. 28, 1963, in Kennett, she married Billy J. Vavak, who survives...
Leonard Stack (12/16/08)
Leonard Joseph Stack died Wednesday, Dec. 10th, 2008, in Yorktown, Va. He was born July 21, 1920 in Petty Harbor, Newfoundland and immigrated with his parents, Margaret Brennock and Edward Joseph Stack, and older sister, Marguerite Stack (Kelley) to Ohio...
Erma Blue (12/14/08)
Erma Lee Woolverton Blue, 57, of Owensboro, Ky., died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Nashville, Tenn. Born Aug. 10, 1951, at Gideon, Mo., daughter of Sarah Randolph Woolverton of Malden, Mo., and the late William "Sam" Woolverton, she was a 1969 graduate of Gideon High School. After college, she worked for several years in insurance sales. In August 2007, she retired from Hagar Preschool in Owensboro as a family advocate. She was an avid card player and a member of the Owensboro Christian Church...
LaVerne Edmonson (12/12/08)
LaVerne Edmonson, 88, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at the Caruthersville Nursing Center. Born Dec. 22, 1919, in Gerald, Mo., daughter of the late Edwin and Madge Fitzgerald Vemmer, she was employed at American Airlines and was a social worker with the Department of Family Services...
Delma Kerley (12/11/08)
Delma Jane Kerley, 82, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo. Born Aug. 12, 1926, in Decatur, Ala., daughter of the late William Sterling and Jenny Etta Ezelle Garrett, she was a case worker of Division of Family Services in Caruthersville. She was a member of the Eastwood United Methodist Church in Caruthersville, Historical Society, and the Fan Tan Card Club...
Earl Walker (12/11/08)
Earl Walker, 85, of Holcomb, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Dec. 22, 1922, in Hartzell, Mo., son of the late Willie Richard and Maudie Hearn Walker, he was a farmer and a member of Jericho Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Risco, Mo...
Thelma Wortham (12/11/08)
Thelma Imogean Peterson Wortham, 92, of Malden, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Mrs. Peterson Wortham was born May 17, 1916, in Bardley, Mo., to the late Joe and Lettie Watson. She was a member of the church. She lived most of her life in Kennett. Her younger years were spent in Pine and Holcomb, Mo. She loved gardening, quilting, arts and crafts...
Joseph Hamra (12/10/08)
Joseph Lee Hamra, 84, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Gibson, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. Son of the late George and Julia Hamra, he was a World War II veteran. Survivors include five children Cathy Jo Duffie, of Arnold, Mo., and George Hamra, Beth Martin, Kellie Gallahue and Joseph Lee Hamra II, all of St. ...
Robert Sharley (12/10/08)
Robert Dale Sharley, 46, of Arnold, Mo., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo. Born July 18,1962, in Dexter, Mo., son of the late Donald Hugo and Barbara Sue Evans Sharley, he was self-employed and of the General Baptist faith...
Earl Walker (12/10/08)
Earl Walker, 85, of Holcomb, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Pauline Spain (12/10/08)
Pauline Burton Spain, daughter of the late Sid and Lena Carrington Burton, was born Aug. 12, 1917, in Darden, Tenn., and passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 91. She married James Spain, who preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1997. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Kathleen Chandler, Lillion Clark and Dorothy Looney...
Lawrence Cecil (12/09/08)
Lawrence Melvin Cecil, 75, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Hayti, Mo. Born Nov. 14, 1933, in Bragg City, Mo., son of the late Lawrence and Marie Evett Cecil, he was employed at Dunagan Distributing. On April 14, 1966, in Caruthersville, Mo., he married Claudette Curtis, who survives...
William Gorman (12/09/08)
William Gorman, 49, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Aug. 6, 1957, in Pemiscot County, Mo., son of James Gorman and the late Lula Winters Gorman, he was a machine operator and was attending the St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis...
Marie Hall (12/09/08)
Marie F. Hall, 83, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath, Mo. Born Jan. 8, 1925, in Cassville, Wis., daughter of the late David Hebert and Arlene Clara Tarupe Ledbury, she was a homemaker. On April 6, 1944, in Seattle, Wash., she married Curtis R. Hall, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ewart and David Ledbury and two sisters, Ruth Hershey and Geneva Ledbury...
Geraldine Hicks (12/09/08)
Geraldine Lucille Buck Hicks, 86, of Kennett, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008., at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born Aug. 3, 1922, in Arbyrd, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Bessie Ray Buck. On Aug. 3, 1939, in Cardwell, Mo., she married Curt Hicks, who survives...
Tami Marinelly (12/09/08)
Tami Gail Daffron Marinelly, 51, of Campbell, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born Nov. 12, 1957, in Kennett, daughter of Elaine Underwood Daffron and the late Billie Joe Daffron, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Rebah Masters (12/09/08)
Rebah Mae Masters, 84, of Bunker, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Salem Memorial District Hospital in Salem, Mo. Born Oct. 4, 1924, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of the late Ivory Owen and Ethel Layton Butler, she was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Kennett, owned and operated a gift and floral shop in Centerville, Mo., a Stanley Home Product dealer in Holcomb, Mo., and Kennett and was in the medical supplies business...
Robert Sharley (12/09/08)
Robert Sharley, 46, of Arnold, Mo., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died today, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Pauline Spain (12/09/08)
Pauline Burton Spain, 91, formerly of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Senath Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday Dec. 10, at the Senath Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Clinton officiating...
Aileene Meadows (12/09/08)
Aileene Lula Meadows, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Kennett, Mo., transitioned to Heaven to be with her family and loved ones Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008. Mrs. Meadows was born Nov. 14, 1923 in Campbell, Mo. She was a member of Fellowship General Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff, and was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend. ...
Sarah Ann Passley (12/07/08)
Sarah Ann Passley, 67, of Campbell, Mo., died Friday, December 5, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born March 18, 1941, at Toledo, Ohio, daughter of the late John Edward and Catherine Frances Houdilik Stolar, she was a homemaker and member of the United Methodist Church in Campbell...
Aaron James Reddick, Jr. (12/07/08)
Aaron James Reddick, Jr., 30, died Saturday, November 29, at his residence in Kennett, Mo. Born November 8, 1978 at Lexington, Ky., son of the late Aaron James Reddick, Sr., and Edna Jean Blair Reddick, he was employed at Siegel Roberts in Portageville, Mo., and was a member of Gospel Tabernacle in Blytheville, Ark...
Ruble Beaty (12/05/08)
Ruble Beaty, 83, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born June 25, 1925, in Landis, Ark., she was the daughter of the late John Edgar and Gertrude Taylor Sutterfield. On June 3, 1944, she married William J. Beaty, who preceded her in death on Oct. 14, 1991. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Ruby Passmore and Priscilla Hoggard...
Kevin Bradley (12/05/08)
Kevin Ray Bradley, 39, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Nov. 17, 1969, in Kennett, son of Terry Ray Bradley and the late Anna Louise Hatcher Bradley, he was a member of the O'Keena Church. Survivors include his father, Terry Ray Bradley, of Kennett; six sisters, Kim Chism and husband, Talley, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Terri Jo Little and husband, Brian, of Holcomb, Mo., Raelei and Ashley Bradley, both of Piggott, Ark., and Nikki Whitt and Tracey Allen, both of Holcomb, and his step-mother, Shirley Edwards, of Holcomb.. ...
Lula Smith (12/05/08)
Lula Deline Smith, 87, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008. Born April 16, 1921, in Lineville, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Josie Waldrope Cobb. In 1934, she married Winfred L. Isaac, who preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1996. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dean and Bobby Cobb and one sister, Euline Ginn...
David Cornell (12/04/08)
David Jerold Cornell, 69, of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 23, 1938, in Florida, son of the late Vera Cornell, he was a truck driver and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one daughter, Loriann Duncan, of Clarkton, Mo.; one son, Steven D. ...
Shirley Ezell (12/04/08)
Shirley Ezell, 81, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Born July 21, 1927, in Campbell, son of the late Mike Edward and Ethel Mae Ligons Ezell, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a bus driver and of the Pentecostal faith...
John Graue (12/04/08)
John Graue 59, of Norfork, Ark., formerly of Bragg City, Mo., and Rector, Ark., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at the V. A. Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. Born July 15, 1949, son of the late Arthur and Alma Morgan Graue, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. He was co-owner of Deb's Flowers and Gifts in Rector and worked as a correctional officer. He attended Galatia Assembly of God Church in Norfork...
Lula Smith (12/04/08)
Lula Deline Smith, 87, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 20087, at Springfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Glen Stirnaman (12/04/08)
Glen Wayne Stirnaman, 50, of Kennett, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. Born June 4, 1958, in Kennett, he was the son of the late Paul H. and Venburn Cox Stirnaman. On Oct. 3, 1998, in Kennett, he married Dianah Robinson, who survives. Survivors also include two sons, Ben Stirnaman and wife, Misty, and Scott Stirnaman and wife, Jacqueline, all of Rector, Ark.; one step-son, Joshua Simms; one daughter, Haley Simms, of Holcomb, Mo.; one brother, Jerry Stirnaman and wife, Pennie, of Dexter, Mo.; one sister, Teresa McNair and husband, Sid, of Knoxville, Tenn., and three grandchildren, Emily and Jaydin Stirnaman, of Rector and Ellie Mullen, of Holcomb.. ...
David Yates (12/04/08)
David Yates, 51, of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Wilmar, Ark. Born Jan. 29, 1957, in Kennett, he was the son of Lois Ivie Calhoun and the late J.D. Yates. On Aug. 17, 1996, he married Barbara Robison, who survives of Kennett. Survivors also include one son, Chris Yates, of Memphis, Tenn.; one daughter, Dana Paisley, of Memphis; his mother & step-father, Lois and Ralph Calhoun, of Wilmar; one brother, Mike Yates, of Kennett; one sister, Leanna Ehrhardt, of Springfield, Mo.; three step-brothers, Gerald Moore, of Kennett, Greg Calhoun, of Poplar Bluff, mo., and Keith Calhoun, of Batesville, Ark.; one granddaughter, Lauren Paisley, of Memphis and his step-mother, Clolene Yates, of Kennett.. ...
Mary Forbis (12/04/08)
Mary Sue Forbis, 50, daughter of the late William and Audrey Cramer Forbis, was born Sept. 29, 1958, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Mich., and passed away Tuesday, No. 4, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Mary Sue lived in Ortonville and Oxford, Mich., until 1965, when the family moved to Cardwell, Mo. ...
Judy Hartke (12/04/08)
Judy B. Hartke was born Nov. 24, 1940 in Kennett, and died Nov. 28, 2008 in Palm Bay, Fla. Her family includes her son, Cris Frederick, Palm Bay, Fla.; an unofficial adopted daughter, Lenda Lee, Palm Bay, Fla.; one granddaughter, Michelle Johnson, Indiana; two step-grandchildren, Michael McNichols and Jessica Esteban Martinez, Palm Bay, Fla.; great-grandchild, Master Tristan, Melbourne, Fla.; four other great-grandchildren in Indiana; a brother, Bill Kelems, St. ...
Rosemary Miller (12/04/08)
Rosemary Martin Miller Rosemary Martin Miller, 85, of Kerrville, Texas, formerly of Kennett, passed away peacefully on Dec. 1, 2008 at a health care facility. Mrs. Miller was born April 26, 1923 in Kennett, to Andrew "Lank" and Hattie Martin. She married Joe W. ...
Berniece Lightfoot (12/04/08)
Berniece Wilson Lightfoot, of Homewood, Ala., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Mount Royal Towers Nursing Home in Homewood. Born to the late William and Laura Rollins in Holcomb, Mo., on May 15, 1921. On April 25, 1940, she married Troy Wilson, who preceded her in death on Sept. 28, 1993. On Sept. 4, 1995, she married Owen Lightfoot, of Homewood, Ala., who survives...
Hattie Anderson (12/03/08)
Hattie Jean Anderson, 65, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo. Born March 7, 1943, in Gideon, daughter of the late Robert Fulton and Emma Meeks Shafer, she was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Kennett...
Ruble Beaty (12/03/08)
Ruble Beaty, 83, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Patty Davison (12/03/08)
Patty Jan Davison, 44, of Dyersburg, Tenn., died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at her residence. Daughter of the late Thomas and Juanita Davison, she was employed at Heckethorn Manufacturing. Survivors include two sisters, Eva Leggett and husband, Danny, of Dyersburg, formerly of Kennett and Treva Westfall and husband, Donald, of Dyersburg; her fiancÚ, Randy Council, of Dyersburg, and nieces and nephews...
Berniece Lightfoot (12/03/08)
Berniece Wilson Lightfoot, 87, of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Kennett, died today, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Birmingham. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel...
William McKeel (12/03/08)
William Harley "Bill" McKeel, 81, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born June 21, 1927, in Rector, Ark., son of the late Clyde and Jewell Henley, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in WWII. He was a principal at Kennett High School and a past president of the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals...
Rosemary Miller (12/03/08)
RoseMary Miller, 85, of Kerrville, Texas, formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Kerrville. Visitation will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ed Jansson officiating...
Ricky Powell (12/03/08)
Ricky Joe Powell, 54, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008 at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Born Feb. 4, 1954, in Kokomo, Ind., he was the son of the late Ralph and Frances Phifer Powell. Survivors include two sons, Billy Powell, of Kennett and Kenneth Powell, of Searcy, Ark.; one daughter, Kimberly Jones and husband, Jimmy, of Cardwell, Mo.; two sisters, Debbie Needs, of North Little Rock, Ark., and Jan Godfrey, of Judsonia, Ark., and nine grandchildren...
Dorothy Southern (12/03/08)
Dorothy I. Southern, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at Caruthersville, Mo. Born in Hurland, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Howard Lee and Rita Deane Northcutt Yeager. On June 5, 1937, in Steele, Mo., she married Charles Baxter Southern Sr., who preceded her in death in 1991. She later married Vincent Patrick O'Brien, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Lee Yeager...
Gordon Thornton (12/03/08)
Gordon Wesley Thornton, 93, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Born July 15, 1915, in Bernie, Mo., son of the late Samuel Herman and Elizabeth Reandeaux Thornton, he was a peach farmer and a member of the General Baptist Church in Campbell...
David Yates (12/03/08)
David Yates, 51, of Wilmar, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Wilmar. Born Jan. 29, 1957, in Kennett, he was the son of Lois Ivie Calhoun and the late J.D. Yates. On Aug. 17, 1996, he married Barbara Robison, who survives of Kennett...
Mora Lane (12/03/08)
Mora Ethel Husband Lane, 91, of Bryant, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant. Born Oct. 15, 1917, in Kennett, Mo., the only child of the late Jesse Earl and Iva Beatrice Gossage Husband. Mrs. lane was also pre-deceased by a great-grandson, Marshall Owen Hicks and a great-great-granddaughter, Brianna Nicole Johnson...
Josh Applegate (12/02/08)
Josh William Applegate, 51, of Paragould, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at his residence. Born Dec. 14, 1956, in Tell City, Ind., son of Sarah Holmes and the late William Applegate, he was a U.S. Army veteran. On Dec. 18, 1976, in Watervliet, Mich., he married Vickie Springer, who survives...
Rachel Jolliff (12/02/08)
Rachel J. Jolliff, 20, of Kennett, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at her residence. Born Aug. 18, 1988, in Kennett, she was the daughter of Charles K. Jolliff and Kathy Throgmorton. Survivors include one son, Skylar William Jolliff; her mother, Kathy Throgmorton Swift and husband, Micheal, of Kennett; her father, Charles K. Jolliff, of Kennett; one sister, Alexis Ann Swift, of Kennett and paternal grandmother, Katie Jolliff, of Dallas, Texas...
James Klinkhardt (12/02/08)
James Joseph Klinkhardt, 92, of Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born May 5, 1916, in Pemiscot County, Mo., son of the late George J. Sr., and Fannie Anglin Klinkhardt, he was owner/operator of Klinkhardt Auto Sales Hayti, installed engines in cotton gins and repaired small engines. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Hayti...
Mora Lane (12/02/08)
Mora Ethel Husband Lane, 91, of Bryant, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant. No visitation planned. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating...
W. J. Lemings (12/02/08)
W. J. Lemings, 75, of Clarkton, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Landmark Hospital. Born Jan. 16, 1933, in Hattieville, Ark., son of the late Clyde and Hazel Burkett Lemings, he was an electrician. On Jan. 1, 1966, in Gideon, Mo., he married Doris Jane Oakes, who survives...
William McKeel (12/02/08)
William "Bill" McKeel, 81, of Kennett, died today, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Rosemary Miller (12/02/08)
RoseMary Miller, 85, of Kerville, Texas, formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Kerrville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Gary Riddick (12/02/08)
Gary Joe Riddick, 47, of Kennett, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at his residence. Born Feb. 2, 1961, in Kennett, son of James and Martha Deaney Riddick, he was a farmer. Survivors include one son, Nicholas Riddick and wife, Cheryl, of Hayti, Mo.; his mother, Martha Riddick, of Kennett; his father, James Riddick, of Kennett; one brother, David Riddick, of Kennett; one sister, Pam Smith, of Kennett and one grandchild, Nicholas Riddick Jr., of Hayti...
Kenneth Shultz (12/02/08)
Kenneth Wayne Shultz, 68, of St. Louis, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at Belleville, Ill., son of the late Edgar and Myrtle Knockles Shultz, he was an auto mechanic. He married Jerry Teresa Lomax, who preceded him in death on Dec. 1, 2003. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters...
Glen Stirnaman (12/02/08)
Glen Wayne Stirnaman, 50, of Kennett, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. Born June 4, 1958, in Kennett, he was the son of the late Paul H. and Venburn Cox Stirnaman. On Oct. 3, 1998, in Kennett, he married Dinah Robinson, who survives. Survivors also include two sons, Ben Stirnaman and wife, Misty, and Scott Stirnaman and wife, Jacqueline, all of Rector, Ark.; one step-son, Joseph Simms; one daughter, Haley Simms, of Holcomb, Mo.; one brother, Jerry Stirnaman and wife, Pennie, of Dexter, Mo.; one sister, Teresa McNair and husband, Sid, of Knoxville, Tenn., and three grandchildren, Emily and Jaydin Stirnaman, of Rector and Ellie Mullin, of Holcomb.. ...
Gordon Thornton (12/02/08)
Gordon Thornton, 92, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Stefany Tillman (12/02/08)
Stefany Tillman, 24, of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday Nov. 27, 2008, at Hayti. Born July 10, 1984, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Randy and Carol Malone Tillman, she was a 2003 graduate of Hayti High School and a graduate of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark., and was employed as a speech teacher in the Hayti School System. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hayti...
Essie Works (12/02/08)
Essie Lena Works, 93, of Steele, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Jan. 29, 1915, in Itawamba County, Mississippi, daughter of the late Charley and Ollie Cockrell Walton, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Steele...
David Yates (12/02/08)
David Yates, 51, of Wilmar, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Wilmar. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
John Cude (12/02/08)
John E. Cude, age 81, of Spring Lake, Mich., formerly of the Kennett and Senath, Mo. area, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at a Muskegon Hospital. Born on July 12, 1927 to John and Ruth (Malone) Cude in Cardwell, Mo., and moved to Spring Lake in 1951. ...
Elvis McNabb (12/02/08)
Elvis Eural McNabb, 80, of Kennett, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. Born March 2, 1928, in Kennett, son of the late Elvis and Jewell Dearing McNabb, he was retired from Ely Walker and Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett...