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Obituaries from September 2009

Terry Gramling, Sr. (09/30/09)
Terry D. Gramling, Sr., 58, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Kennett, passed away, Monday, Sept. 28, 2009. Mr. Gramling, a long time truck driver, started his own towing and recovering company called Pyramid Towing in 1996. It grew to one of the largest towing and recovery companies in the Mid-South until his retirement in 2006...
Harry Rogers (09/30/09)
Harry Rogers, 86, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Joyce Sikes (09/30/09)
Joyce Ellen Sikes, daughter of the late Martin Vozar and Ella Zorn Vozar, was born Feb. 21, 1935, in Gary, Ind., and departed this life on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, at the age of 74 years, seven months and three days. On Nov. 2, 1957, she married Don C. Sikes...
Arwood Smith (09/30/09)
Arwood Leon Smith, son of the late C. B. "Brown" Smith and Virgie McManis Smith, was born May 24, 1921, in Bucoda, Mo., and departed this life on Monday, Sept. 28, 2009 at the age of 88 years. On Jan. 1, 1940, in Cardwell, Mo., he married Martha Dowdy who preceded him in death on Feb. 3, 1997. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Smith; a son, Lonnie Ray Smith and a sister...
Nathan Steward (09/30/09)
Nathan Steward, 70, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Randy McGrew (09/29/09)
Randy McGrew, 51, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at Arbyrd, Mo. Born June 5, 1958, in Paragould, Ark., he was the son of Christine Wilkins McGrew and the late Tom McGrew. Survivors include his mother, Christine McGrew, of Arbyrd, Mo.; two brothers, Jackie McGrew, of Arbyrd and Greg McGrew, of Cardwell, Mo.; two sisters. Reda Williams and husband, Craig, of Woodstock, Ga., and Peggy Dreyer, of St. Louis, Mo., and many other relatives and friends...
Jack Moore (09/29/09)
Jack Moore, of Flint, Mich., age 80, passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at Genesys Health Park. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., today, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009 at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 E. Davison Rd., Davison, Mich., with Pastor Levi Parish officiating...
Arwood Smith (09/29/09)
Arwood Smith, 88, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
Carie Berry (09/25/09)
Carie Berry, 92, of Gideon, Mo., died today, Friday, Sept. 25, at Gideon. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Mary Greenwell (09/25/09)
Sister Mary Clement Greenwell, 101, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 82nd year of religious life. A native of Curdsville, Ky., she was an educator for over 50 years. She taught at St. ...
William Stricklin (09/23/09)
William Eugene "Gene" Stricklin, 81, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2009. Born April 14, 1928 in Rector, Ark., he was the son of the late Charlie Stricklin and Ocie Banks Stricklin. Gene married Lydia Ann Boswell Glover on Feb. 16, 1962. Survivors include his wife, Lydia Ann Stricklin of Desoto, Mo.; one son, Randy Glover and wife, Janet; two daughters, Cindy Sinnott and husband, Roger, and Marcia Stricklin; one brother, Charlie Lavern Stricklin and wife, Sandy; six grandsons, Brad, Brian, Chad, Larry, Kevin and Brandon; great-granddaughter, Brooke, whom he referred to as "Precious", as well as several nieces and nephews.. ...
Orville Wright, Jr. (09/23/09)
Orville Wayne Wright, Jr., 35, of Kennett, died today, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Virginia Haley (09/22/09)
Virginia Velma Haley, 85, of Maryland Heights, Mo., died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born Jan. 27, 1924, in Holcomb, Mo., daughter of the late William Henry Miles and Stella Mae Whaley Miles, she was a homemaker and a member of Manchester United Methodist Church and before moving to St. Louis, she was a member of the United Methodist Church in Kennett...
Eugene Stricklin (09/20/09)
Eugene Stricklin, 81, of Desoto, Mo., died Friday, September 18, 2009, at Jefferson Regional Hospital in Festus, Mo. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett is in charge of all arrangements.
Jack Higgins (09/18/09)
Jack Higgins, 75, son of the late Herman Herbert and Bertha Mae Gatllin Higgins, was born May 18, 1934, in Arbyrd, Mo., and passed away Thursday, September 17, 2009, at the NHC Health Care of Kennett. On July 12, 1966, in Senath, Mo., he married Pauline Lovelace, who survives...
Dorothy Bristow (09/18/09)
Dorothy Ruth Bristow, 86, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett. Born Feb. 4, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., daughter of the late Harrison and Clara Crites Doggett, she was a homemaker. On Nov. 21, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, she married Wendell Bristow, who preceded her in death on June 20, 2008...
Flora Sisk (09/17/09)
Flora Vionne Sisk, 73, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 28, 1936, in Campbell, Mo., daughter of the late Merle and Lillie Myers Cambron, she was an LPN, and a member of Wilderness Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff...
Dorothy Bristow (09/17/09)
Dorothy Ruth Bristow, 86, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett. Born Feb. 4, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., daughter of the late Harrison and Clara Crites Doggett, she was a homemaker. On Nov. 21, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, she married Wendell Bristow, who preceded her in death on June 20, 2008...
Charles Long (09/16/09)
Charles Frank Long, of Houston, Texas, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at Kindred Hospital in Houston, at the age of 51. He was born Nov. 17, 1957, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Betty Sue Gibbs and Bob R. Long, of Braggadocio, Mo. He was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and Ole Miss University, and a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity...
Dorothy Bristow (09/15/09)
Dorothy "Ruth" Bristow, 86, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Alvin Gilliam (09/15/09)
Alvin Winslow Leon Gilliam, 62, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Theresia Hollis (09/15/09)
Theresia Ellen Hollis, 59, of Lonoke, Ark., died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009. She retired from the Lonoke County Health Department after 23 years of service. Survivors include her daughter, Shannon McGee and husband, Wayne, of Lonoke; a granddaughter, Haley McGee, of Lonoke; brothers and sisters, Sue Westmorlan, of Manila, Ark., Shane Cole and wife, Jenny, of Kennett, Tammy Brown and husband, Denny, of Hornersville, Mo., Tracey Cole and wife, Joyce, of Bragg City, Mo., and Keith Cole, of Hornersville; numerous nieces, nephews and countless friends.. ...
Laverta Jackson (09/15/09)
Mrs. Laverta Jackson, 60, of Troy, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 at the Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy. She was born on June 24, 1949 in Gideon, Mo., to Sherman and Mary Strassner Ogden. On June 23, 1967, she married Bill Jackson, in Bragg City, Mo. ...
Martha Waynick (09/15/09)
Martha Blanton Miles Waynick, 71, of Holcomb, Mo., died Saturday. Sept. 12, 2009, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.
L.D. Dunn (09/13/09)
Mr. L.D. Dunn, 80, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at his home in Springfield, Mo., with family at his side. He was born Nov. 29, 1928 in Huffman, Ark., the son of Lee D. and Della Mae Van de Waal Dunn. L.D. was united in marriage to Audrey D. Barrett on April 8, 1949. They lived in the Malden, Mo. area for many years before moving to Southwest Missouri in 1971...
Robert Thompson (09/11/09)
Robert Leo Thompson, 59, of Warrensburg, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Born April 27, 1950, in Kennett, son of the late Leo and Alberta Cox Thompson, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the National Guard. He was a factory supervisor for Enersys of Warrensburg and of the Baptist faith...
Betty Farrell (09/10/09)
Betty DePriest Farrell, daughter of the late Sloan Hatcher DePriest and Maudie Mae Hedrick DePriest, was born Sept. 30, 1924, in Imboden, Ark., and passed away in her beloved home on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, at the age of 84, surrounded by her family...
Robert Thompson (09/10/09)
Robert Thompson, 59, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.
Leo Wacker (09/10/09)
Leo Carl Wacker, son of the late Henry John Wacker and Martha Freida Serrien Wacker, was born May 30, 1934, in Lincoln, Kan., and departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 at the age of 75. Mr. Wacker retired from the United States Air Force having served in the Vietnam war...
Clarence Foster (09/09/09)
Clarence Foster, 77, of Fairdealing, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Samantha Bost (09/08/09)
Samantha Nichole Bost, daughter of Joey and Ann Carson Bost, was born July 16, 2002, in Kennett, and passed away Friday, September 4, 2009. She was a first-grade student at Senath-Hornersville Schools. She is survived by her parents, Joey and Ann Bost, of Senath; two brothers, Jesse McCraken and Joey Dale Bost, Jr., both of Senath; her grandparents, Donald Ray Carson and Bessie Mae Carson, of Kennett, Betty Sue Bost, of Kennett, and Clark Wayne Bost, of Senath; great-grandmother, Ereletta Bost, of Senath, and many aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.. ...
Betty Farrell (09/08/09)
Betty Farrell, 84, of Kennett, died Monday, September 7, 2009, in Kennett. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.
Orville Grissom (09/08/09)
Orville Grissom, 78, of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, September 4, 2009, at the Gideon Care Center, in Gideon, Mo. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Loyd (09/08/09)
Donald Jack Loyd, son of the late Herman Sanford and Katie Brannum Loyd, was born November 11, 1934, in Cardwell, Mo., and passed away Sunday, September 6, 2009, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 74 years. On October 17, 1958, in Arbyrd, Mo., he married Becky Thomas, who survives him in death...
Evelyn Smith (09/08/09)
Evelyn Smith, daughter of the late Martin and Birdie Lamastas Luther, was born March 6, 1922, in Senath, Mo., and passed away September 4, 2009, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital at Hayti, Mo., at the age of 87 years. She was married to Murry Smith. He preceded her in death...
Lurlie Todd (09/08/09)
Lurlie Jewel Todd, daughter of the late Luther and Ida Holcomb Toombs, was born February 16, 1918, in Cardwell, Mo., and passed away September 3, 2009, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, Mo., at the age of 91 years. She married Sherrill Willard Todd on October 1, 1934, in Cardwell...
Leo Wacker (09/08/09)
Leo Wacker, 75, of Choctaw, Okla., formerly of Kennett, died Saturday, September 5, 2009, at Norman Specialty Hospital in Norman, Okla. McDaniel Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
Winifred Wallace (09/08/09)
Winifred "Winnie" Lorraine Wallace, age 90, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, September 5, 2009, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., where she has resided for the last month. She was born in Kennett on February 20, 1919, to George and Lillie Bledsoe. She and Daniel "Wayne" Wallace were married on January 9, 1938...
Lurlie Jewel Tod (09/06/09)
Lurlie Jewel Todd, daughter of the late Luther and Ida Holcomb Toombs, was born February 16, 1918, in Cardwell, Missouri and passed away September 3, 2009 at the Heritage Gardens of Senath at the age of 91 years. She married Sherrill Willard Todd October 1, 1934 in Cardwell, Mo., and was a life long resident of Cardwell. She retired from factory...
Orville Grissom (09/06/09)
Orville Grissom, 78, of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, September 4, 2009 at Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Peterson (09/04/09)
Ralph R. Peterson died in his home on Sept. 1, 2009 from a battle with cancer. Ralph was surrounded by his family and with the prayers and thoughts from those he touched around the world. He was 64 years old. Ralph was best known as the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M HILL, a Denver-based Fortune 500 firm with more than 25,000 employees around the world. ...
Anna Mabie (09/04/09)
Anna E. Mabie, daughter of the late George Disharoon and Rona Malone Disharoon, was born Oct. 30, 1913 in Salisbury, Md., and departed this life on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009 at the age of 95 years, 10 months and 3 days. Anna was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and was pianist at the church for several years. She was a volunteer at the Helping Hand. She and her husband were former owners of Dairy Queens in Sikeston and Caruthersville and formerly owned a steak house in Kennett....
Lurlie Todd (09/04/09)
Lurlie Todd, 91, of Senath. Mo., died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009, at Senath. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
Rosettie Allison (09/03/09)
Rosettie Allison, daughter of the late Christopher Columbus and Esty Leoma Bryeans Lamastus, was born Feb. 7, 1918, in Beech Corner, Mo., and passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 91 years...
Terry Cranford (09/03/09)
Terry Leo Cranford, son of the late Leo and Wanda Clayton Cranford, was born Aug. 10, 1955, in Rector, Ark., and passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, at the age of 54. Mr. Cranford was a member of the Senath Faith Baptist Church...
Betty Cash (09/02/09)
Betty Anne Jones Cash died peacefully at her beloved home in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, after a long difficult struggle with smoking-related emphysema. She was 85. Though this disease robbed her of her energy she never lost her upbeat fun-loving attitude and she pushed herself to remain as active as possible...
Tina Diffee (09/02/09)
Tina Stevens Diffee, daughter of Imogene Ginn Dye and Carrol "Drue" and Janet Archer. Tina was born Jan. 17, 1961 in Kennett, Missouri and departed this life on Aug. 31, 2009 at the age of 48 years, 7 months and 14 days. Tina married Ricky Diffee on Oct. 27, 2001 in Osceola, Ark...
Bobby Barks (09/01/09)
Bobby Barks, 71, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Tina Diffee (09/01/09)
Tina Stevens Diffee, 48, of Kennett, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Jane Laden (09/01/09)
Corlors Jane Laden, 61, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Helen Morgan (09/01/09)
Helen Morgan, 86, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Alford Sprouse (09/01/09)
Alford Henry Sprouse, of Bragg City, Mo., son of the late George Sprouse and Lillie O'Dell Sprouse, was born June 19, 1930 in Newark, Ark., and departed this life Friday, Aug. 28, 2009 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett at the age of 79 years, 2 months and 9 days...