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Obituaries from July 2009

J.C. Watson (07/31/09)
J.C. Watson, 80, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Bethel Wilburn (07/31/09)
Bethel D. Wilburn, 89, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Kennett, died today, Friday, July 31, 2009, at Sagebrook Health Center in Cedar Park, Texas. Arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Ralph Fiehler (07/30/09)
Ralph H. "Bud" Fiehler, of St. Charles, Mo., died Monday, July 27, 2009, at the age of 85. He was the dear husband of the late Helen Irene Fiehler (nee Fiehler), dear son of the late Karl Fiehler and the late Nora Lueders Fiehler, loving father of Charlotte (Danny) Angotti; cherished grandfather of Jill Danyelle (Tony) Hooten and Jeremy Austin Angotti; dearest great-grandfather of Olivia Nicole Hooten; loving brother of Walt (Laverne) Fiehler, Lenora (the late Joe) Huddleston, Herb (Mary Lou) Fiehler, and Norm (Doris) Fiehler, and dear uncle, cousin and friend.. ...
Ethel Sullivan (07/29/09)
Ethel Sullivan, 100, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Jeffery Abernathy (07/28/09)
Jeffery Abernathy, 35, of Columbus, Neb., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at Creighton Univ-ersity Medical Center. Born Jan. 4, 1974, in Kennett, son of Rick Abernathy and Joan Smothers Abernathy, he was a car salesman for Phil Spady Dodge in Columbus and a member of the Campbell General Baptist Church...
Gary Bailey (07/28/09)
Gary W. Bailey, 62, of Russellville, Ark., passed away Sunday, July 26, 2009 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. Humphrey Funeral Home in Russellville is in charge of arrangements.
George Mayberry (07/28/09)
George Mayberry, 81, of Clarkton, Mo., died Thursday, July 23, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Mary O'Neil (07/28/09)
Mary Jane O'Neil, 52, of Williamsville, Mo., died Sunday, July 26, 2009, at Williamsville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Cotrell Funeral Service in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Ida Ethelene Shirmen (07/25/09)
Ida Ethelene Shirmen, daughter of the late Edgar Lee Kirby and Pearl Hurst Kirby, was born April 3, 1923 in Kennett. She passed away Thursday, July 23, 2009 at the age of 86 years, 3 months, and 20 days. Mrs. Shirmen married Rethus Shirmen on April 1, 1941. ...
Joyce Austin (07/25/09)
Joyce Austin, daughter of the late Charlie and Christine Anderson Greenfield, was born Oct. 4, 1933 in Kennett and passed away Thursday, July 23, 2009, at NHC Nursing Home in Maryland Heights, Mo., at the age of 75. On Dec. 17, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., she married Glen Austin, who survives...
Ida Shirmen (07/24/09)
Ida Shirmen, 86, of Kennett, died Thursday, July 23, 2009, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Nelda Politte (07/23/09)
Nelda Rae Politte, 91, of DeSoto, Mo., died Sunday, July 19, 2009, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born March 16, 1918, in Grayville, Ill., daughter of the late George H. and Clara Marks Dawson, she was a homemaker, a member of the Columbia Anns and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church...
Leonard Ghilarducci (07/22/09)
Leonard A. Ghilarducci, 87, of Kennett, formerly of Stockton, Calif., died Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at Memphis, Tenn., of congestive heart failure with his wife, Barbara Ghilarducci and son, Eric by his side. Born Aug. 2, 1921, in Stockton, he was in the Merchant Marines for five years and retired in the 1980's as classified advertising manager after 50 years for The Record in Stockton. ...
Mendora Turner (07/22/09)
Mendora Turner, 81, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at her residence. Born July 28, 1927, in Wardell, Mo., daughter of the late Oliver Joseph Cheek and Ethel Arlie Penrod Cheek, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wardell. Survivors include two sisters, Dolly Friels, of Crane, Mo., and Ollie Jo Friels, of Thayer, Mo.; one brother, Clyde Creasy, of Dupo, Ill., and several nieces and nephews...
Robert Higginbotham (07/21/09)
Robert Lee "Bob" Higginbotham, 82, of Bridgeton, Mo., formerly of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, July 9, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. Born Aug. 12, 1926, in Senath, son of the late Hugh and Nola Higginbotham, he graduated from Senath High School, served in the U.S. ...
Nelda Politte (07/21/09)
Nelda Rae Politte, 91, of DeSoto, Mo., died Sunday, July 19, 2009, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 16, 1918, in Grayville, Ill., daughter of the late George H. and Clara Marks Dawson, she was a homemaker, a member of the Columbia Anns and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church...
Carl Evans (07/19/09)
Carl Dayton Evans, age 72 of Kennett, formerly of Senath, Mo., son of the late Carl A. Evans and Hattie M. Oliver Evans was born Sept. 12, 1936 in Senath and departed this life on July 17, 2009 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Survivors include one brother, Jerry Evans, of Kennett; one sister: Shelby Holmes Lowell, of Kennett; a niece, Tammy Adkins, of Kennett, and nephews, Sam Evans and Billy Holmes...
Donna Tipton (07/19/09)
Donna Tipton, 48, of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, July 17, at her home in Clarkton. Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Emma George (07/17/09)
Emma Lue George, daughter of the late James Henry Aliston and Rosie Lee Pease Aliston was born Aug. 16, 1928 in Portageville, Mo., and departed this life Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at the age of 80 years, 10 months and 29 days. Emma married Charles W. George on March 13, 1947 in Kennett. Charles preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2007. She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Aliston and four sisters, Milissa Campbell, Lizzie Venters, Nora Sanders and Mattie McCarson...
Emma George (07/17/09)
Emma Lue George, daughter of the late James Henry Aliston and Rosie Lee Pease Aliston was born Aug. 16, 1928 in Portageville, Mo., and departed this life Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at the age of 80 years, 10 months and 29 days. Emma married Charles W. George on March 13, 1947 in Kennett. Charles preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2007. She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Aliston and four sisters, Milissa Campbell, Lizzie Venters, Nora Sanders and Mattie McCarson...
Emma George (07/16/09)
Emma Lue George, 80, of Kennett, formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at National Health Care in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Naomi Malady (07/15/09)
Naomi Ruth Malady, 70, daughter of the late Chester Lance and Jetta Pearl Parmer Lance, was born May 17, 1939 in Stoddard County, Mo., and departed this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2009. Naomi married J. C. Malady Nov. 23, 1961. J.C. preceded her in death on June 13, 1999. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Malady...
Clifford Bane (07/14/09)
Clifford Bane, 85, a resident of the Kennett Boarding Home, died Monday, July 13, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Jan. 15, 1924, in Michigan, he was the son of the late Harvey Harrison Bane and Hazel Marguerite Hixon Bane...
Nolan Braden (07/14/09)
Nolan Braden, 88, of Pollard, Ark., died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at the VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born March 1, 1921, in Senath, Mo., son of the late James Oscar and Jennie Nuckolls Braden, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII, and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Pollard...
Jewell Doherty (07/14/09)
Jewell Lemuel Doherty, Jr., of Ringgold, Ga., passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2009 at a local hospital. Mr. Doherty was born in Missouri to Jewell and Leona Doherty, Sr. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, the Lafayette Golf Club, and retired as Vice President of Republic Parking. He also was a graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia...
Calvin Fletcher (07/14/09)
Calvin Fletcher, 77, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, July 12, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Naomi Malady (07/14/09)
Naomi Ruth Malady, 70, of Kennett, died today, Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Paul Mitchell (07/14/09)
Paul Mitchell, 81, of Clarkton, Mo., died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Royce Southerland (07/12/09)
Royce Lee Southerland, 39, son of Royce Wayne Southerland and Linda Mallett Casteel, was born September 27, 1969, in Little Rock, Ark., and passed away July 7, 2009, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Survivors include his mother, Linda Casteel, of Senath, Mo.; his father, Royce Wayne Southerland, of Baxley, Ga.; two sons, James Lee Southerland, of England, Ark.; and Royce Lee Southerland, of Senath; one daughter, Jessica Southerland, of Campbell, Mo.; one brother, Scott Durica, of Concorde, N.H.; four sisters, Rita Haywood, of Kennett; Tracy Dyess and Alisa Southerland, both of Lackland, Fla.; and Lillian Stevens of Paplo, Colo.; and his fiancee, Loretta Queen, of Senath, and her children, Alissa and Anthony Queen.. ...
Albert Williams (07/10/09)
The Rev. Albert Williams, 79, of Kennett, formerly of Chicago, Ill., and Covet, Mich., died Friday, July 3, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center of Kennett. He was a member of the F & AM Mason J.W. Hood Lodge No. 43, a member of the Army National Guard for 17 years, and was pastor of Mt. Sinai Methodist Church of Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Nell Powell (07/10/09)
Nell D. Powell, 89, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, July 9, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born February 20, 1920, in Malden, the daughter of the late Sam G. Downing and Nellie B. Moore Downing, she was a retired bookkeeper for Powell Supply Co., a member of the Malden United Methodist Church, and a member of the Woman Society Methodist Church...
Ellen Branum (07/10/09)
Ellen Branum, daughter of the late Henry and Ader Carter Chilton, was born on April 24, 1912, in Cardwell, Mo., and passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at Heritage Gardens in Senath, Mo., at the age of 97. She married Thomas J. Branum on December 22, 1928, in Hornersville, Mo. He preceded her in death on August 12, 1984...
Ellen Branum (07/09/09)
Ellen Branum, 97, of Cardwell, Mo., died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at Heritage Gardens in Senath, Mo. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday, July 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, July 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Leland Dement officiating...
Hattie Hosman (07/09/09)
Hattie Blanche Blansett Hosman, 96, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died July 7, 2009, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. She was born in the Water Valley Community near Ravenden Springs, Ark., on September 29, 1912, to William Joseph and Sarah Jane Smith Blansett...
Lanora Kennett (07/08/09)
Lanora Shaw Kennett, 89, retired secretary and receptionist, died July 6, 2009, at Southhaven, Miss. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, July 9, at the Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home of Hernando, Miss. Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m., in Hornersville, Mo...
Cynthia Starnes (07/08/09)
Cynthia Mae Starnes, daughter of the late Charlie Guinn and Erdie McCaslin Guinn, was born August 8, 1920, in Manila, Ark., and passed away July 5, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. She was married to William Bill Starnes, who preceded her in death on February 15, 1985...
Carri Morales (07/08/09)
Carri Morales, 32, of Gideon, Mo., died Monday, July 6, 2009, near Gideon. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon is in charge of all arrangements.
Esquelene "Essie" Burnett (07/07/09)
Esquelene "Essie" Doyle Hunt Burnett, 87, of Tampa, Fla., passed away July 2, 2009. Essie was born September 21, 1921, in Steubenville, Ohio. She was a longtime member of Tampa First Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by her children, Marilyn and husband Barney Greiner, Bud and wife Lee Beth Hunt, Pamela and husband David Lennon, Jay Hunt, Penny Simmons, and Paulette and husband Anthony Claudio; her grandchildren, Barney, Jeff, Daniel, Michelle, Brian, Zachary, Haylee, Timothy, Bethany, Amy and David; her sisters, Mary Jane Scruggs Bryant and Jackie Hock; and many nieces and nephews. ...
Phyllis Marie Vath Brush (07/07/09)
Phyllis Marie Vath Brush, daughter of Louis Roscoe Vath and Mary Edna Horn Vath, was born November 10, 1952, in Ogallala, Neb., and departed this life on July 3, 2009, at the age of 56 years, seven months, and 23 days. Survivors include her father and mother, of Sutherland, Nebraska; one brother, Robert Vath and his wife Janet, of Sutherland; five sisters, Rita Boyer and husband Dennis, of Loveland, Colorado; Mary Lou Beisner and husband Berdell, of Paxton, Neb.; Peggy Lenz and husband Kent, of Sutherland; Nancy Vath and fiancÚ Bill Ray, of Oberlin, Kan.; Becky Vath of Loveland, Colo.; many nieces and nephews; special friend, Bobby Skaggs, of Kennett; and all of her Tri-County family.. ...
Barbara Sue Burdin Davis (07/07/09)
Barbara Sue Burdin Davis, daughter of the late Ira Burdin and Opal Goldsmith Burdin, was born December 4, 1950 in Rector, Ark., and departed this life on July 5, 2009, at the age of 58 years, seven months, and one day. Survivors include one son, Jerry Don Davis, of Kennett; two daughters, Krishanne Morgan, of Kennett; Miranda Davis, of Kennett; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dwight Burdin, of North Carolina; Tim Jones, of Kennett; one sister, Dian Jones, of Kennett; and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Kathryn Earnistine Smallmon (07/07/09)
Kathryn Earnistine Smallmon, daughter of the late John Vernon Wright and Martha Edna McGlasson Wright, was born on April 15, 1931, in Jonesboro, Ark., and departed this life on July 4, 2009, at the age of 78 years, two months, and 19 days. Kathryn married James Edward Smallmon on October 11, 1947. James preceded her in death on June 7, 2008...
Joann Weber (07/07/09)
Funeral services for 61-year-old Joann Weber, of Rector, Ark., who passed away on July 3, 2009, at her residence, after a long illness with cancer, was held at 2 p.m., on Monday, July 6, in the Rector General Baptist Church with Brother Marston Carpenter officiating. Interment was in Woodland Heights Cemetery with Irby Funeral Home in charge of arrangements...