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Obituaries from October 2009

Judy Raspberry (10/29/09)
Judy Raspberry was born March 8, 1942 in Hornersville, Mo., a daughter of Truman and Evelyn Dunning Hicks, she died Oct. 27, 2009 at her home in Hillsboro, Mo., at the age of 67. She is survived by her husband James Raspberry Sr. who she married Jan. 26, 1962 in Deering, Mo.; her sons James (Cindy) Raspberry Jr. and Mark (Jackie) Raspberry; her grandchildren Christy (Jim) Richman, Caitlyn Raspberry and Matthew Raspberry; and one sister Norma Garrison...
Amanda Kennedy (10/30/09)
Amanda Shonta Kennedy, of Campbell, Mo., daughter of Robert Kennedy and Angela Skaggs Venters, was born May 29, 1987 in Dallas, Texas and departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 at Holcomb, Mo., at the age of 22 years, 4 months and 25 days. She was a 2005 graduate of Holcomb High School and a student at Dyersburg Community College...
William Tomlinson (10/30/09)
William Elmer Tomlinson, , 89, of Bragg City, Mo., died today, Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Robert Adams (10/29/09)
Robert Stanley "Bob" Adams, 50, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, in Nashville. Born Jan. 7, 1959, in Kennett, son of Norma Lewallen and the late Earl Lewallen, he was a 1977 graduate of Holcomb High School, a 1982 graduate of University of Missouri Columbia School of Nursing, and a 1985 Post Grad-Masters Degree in Nursing at Vanderbilt University. He was employed at University Vanderbilt Hospital for 26 years...
Loretta Lance (10/29/09)
Loretta A. Lance, 55, of Montreal, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at Osage Beach, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Charles Launius (10/29/09)
Charles Launius, 72, of Irving, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at Silverado Nursing Home in Irving. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Eddie Smith (10/29/09)
Eddie Smith, son of the late Owen Smith and Helen Webb Smith, was born Feb. 26, 1936 in Kennett and departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009 at the age of 73. Eddie married Sharon Kay Easley in June 1967. Survivors include his wife, Kay Smith, of Kennett; two sons, Brian Smith, of Kennett and Larry Smith, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; one daughter, Anita Burton, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, JoAnn Smith, of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Letha Blount, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Tresa Churchwell (10/28/09)
Tresa Churchwell, 75, of Kennett passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Daughter of the late Felix Williams and Mollie Burman Williams, she was born July 27, 1934 in Tupelo, Ark. Tresa was employed at Emerson Electric for 18 years, Independence Township collector for many years, currently city treasurer and a VNA Senior companion...
Shelby Rebstock (10/28/09)
Shelby Jean Rebstock, of Kennett, daughter of the late Henry Wallace and Wanda Bulla Wallace, was born Dec. 30, 1940 in Kennett and departed this life Monday, Oct. 26, 2009 at the age of 68 years, 9 months and 26 days. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Kennett...
Eddie Smith (10/28/09)
Eddie Smith, 73, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Little Rock, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Robert Adams (10/27/09)
Robert "Bob" Adams, 50, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Nashville. McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett is in charge of arrangements.
Hubert Blankenship, Jr. (10/27/09)
Hubert Blankenship, Jr. of Kennett, son of the late Hubert Blankenship and Norma Darnell Blankenship, was born March 10, 1940 in Caruthersville, Mo., and departed this life on Oct. 25, 2009 at the age of 69 years, 7 months and 15 days, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo...
Tresa Churchwell (10/27/09)
Tresa Churchwell, 75, of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Carl Ethridge (10/27/09)
Carl Wayne Ethridge, son of the late Ed Emerson Ethridge and Emma Baugher Ethridge, was born Sept. 4, 1934 in Blytheville, Ark., and departed this life Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009 at the age of 75. Survivors include, one daughter, Karen Collins, of San Diego, Calif.; step-daughters, Bobbi Thomson, of Oregon, Susan Garcia, of San Diego, Calif., and Julie Kursave, of San Diego, Calif.; aunt, Betty Nelson, of Kennett; cousins, Charlotte Marshall, Jerris Raines, Dennis Nelson, Fred Ethridge, and Patsy Walls; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.. ...
Frances Moore (10/27/09)
Rev. Frances Moore. 92, of Malden, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Community Hospice in Verona, Miss. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Shelby Rebstock (10/27/09)
Shelby Rebstock, 68, of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
James Johnson (10/27/09)
James Paul Johnson, 48, of Holcomb, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, as a result of an auto accident in Clarkton, Mo. Born June 20, 1961, in South Haven, Mich., son of Patsy Keating and the late Robert Lee Johnson, he was a U.S. Army retired veteran...
Amanda Kennedy (10/27/09)
Amanda Shonta Kennedy, of Campbell, Mo., daughter of Robert Kennedy and Angela Skaggs Venters, was born May 29, 1987 in Dallas, Texas and departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 at the age of 22 years, 4 months and 25 days, at Holcomb. Survivors include her father, Robert Kennedy, of Dallas, Texas; her mother, Angela Venters, of Campbell, Mo.; one daughter, Kaitlyn Kennedy, of Holcomb, Mo.; one sister, Amber Mills, of Campbell, Mo.; step-father, Jessie Shore III, of Campbell, Mo., and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Jerry Vaughn (10/27/09)
Jerry D. Vaughn, son of Virgil and Norene Delaney Vaughn, was born Dec. 30, 1944 in Cardwell, Mo., and passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 64. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and served in Vietnam...
Kenneth Smith (10/27/09)
Kenneth Smith, 77, of Risco, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Ricky Burrow (10/23/09)
Ricky Allen Burrow, 49, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at his residence. Born March 12, 1960, in Kennett, son of the late Paul S. "Buddy" and Mildred E. Kinnard Burrow, he was a chief water plant operator. In February 2000 he married Shera Crawford Burrow...
Johnny McKinney (10/23/09)
Johnny Lee McKinney, (known as John), son of the late Alexander and Reather McKinney, was born Aug. 22, 1947, in Waldo, Ark. He departed this life on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at his residence at the age of 62. He was united in marriage to Mildred Gonzalez. To this union was born two sons...
Danny West (10/23/09)
Danny Keith West passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo., at the age of 55 years and 29 days. Danny was born Sept. 19, 1954, in Hayti, to Billy Wayne "Bill" West and Naomi Moore West. He was united in marriage to Teresa Fureigh on May 278, 1976, in Pine Bluff, Ark...
Virginia Crawford (10/23/09)
Virginia Crawford, 83, of Kennett, died today, Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Clifton Goodwin (10/23/09)
Clifton Goodwin, 75, of Kennett, died today, Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett will announce memorial services at a later date.
Ronald Floyd (10/23/09)
Ronald Floyd, 71, of Holcomb, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo.
Victor Downing (10/22/09)
Victor Eugene Downing, son of the late John and Betty Finley Downing, was born Sept. 28, 1916 in Portageville, Mo., and departed this life Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at the age of 93 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII. Victor married Mildred Lucille Manley on Jan. 28, 1944. Mildred preceded him in death on Oct. 26, 1976. He was also preceded in death by one son, Johnny Wade Downing; two brothers, Clyde and Vivian Downing and two sisters, Doris Brogden and Helen Wall...
Robert Brooks (10/21/09)
Robert H. Brooks, 77, of Rockton, Ill., died at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 at Fair Oaks Nursing Center in South Beloit, Ill., after a brief illness. Born Feb. 15, 1932, in Newport, Ark., the son of James A. and Minnie Brooks. He lived three years in Rockton, Ill., coming from Kennett. He married Rosa L. Usrey Carrell on Nov. 6, 1997, in Kennett...
Joel Hancock (10/21/09)
Joel Kenneth Hancock, 76, of Social Circle, Ga., died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at his residence. Born Dec. 19, 1932, in Kennett, son of the late Joel H. Hancock and Maudie Bell Hancock, he served our country in the U.S. Air Force and was a retired manager from Boeing-Vertol after many years of employment...
David Trainer (10/21/09)
David Franklin Trainer, 46, of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born April 13, 1963, in Kennett, son of Catherine Moore Trainer of Kennett and the late Virgil Trainer, he was a road grader operator for Independence Township...
Virgil Wallace (10/21/09)
Virgil Wallace, 73, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kenentt. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Oscar Barnes (10/20/09)
Oscar Paul Barnes, of Kennett, son of the late Edward R. Barnes and Versa Gooble Barnes and step-father, Silas Morris, was born Nov. 13, 1925, in Kennett and departed this life at National HealthCare in Kennett on Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at the age of 83 years, 11 months and three days...
Pat Brooks (10/20/09)
Pat Brooks was born Dec. 6, 1946, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2009, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 62. On June 13, 1987, in Senath, she married V.J. Brooks. Survivors include her husband, V.J. Brooks, of Senath; two daughters, Lisa McDaniel, of Senath and Andrea McDaniel, of St. ...
Sam Gilmore (10/20/09)
Sam Gilmore, 55, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Virginia Gilooly (10/20/09)
Virginia Lee Wilhite Gilooly, daughter of the late John D. Casper and Mary L. Britton Casper, was born March 18, 1927 in Eaton, Ark., and departed this life Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 29 days. She was of Kennett and Holcomb...
Johnny McKinney (10/20/09)
Johnny McKinney, 62, of Kennett, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Jamarion Stephens (10/20/09)
Jamarion Romone Stephens, 4 months, of Kennett, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
David Trainer (10/20/09)
David Trainer, 46, of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Oscar Barnes (10/18/09)
Oscar Barnes, 83, of Kennett, passed away Friday, October 16, 2009, at MHC in Kennett. Services are pending with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.
Vic D. Downing (10/18/09)
Vic D. Downing, 92, former Missouri State Representative, passed away Friday, October 16, 2009, at Greenwood Village, Colorado. Services are pending with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.
Frances Benjamin (10/14/09)
Frances Jo Benjamin, 78, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Born Oct. 10, 1931, in Ute, Iowa, daughter of the late Sherman Bruce and Harriett Frances Kelley Shipley, she was a sales clerk and a member of the First Christian Church in Malden...
Frances Benjamin (10/13/09)
Frances Benjamin, 78, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Boyd Hicks (10/13/09)
Boyd Wayne Hicks, Sr., 63, of Paragould, Ark., died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, at his residence. Born Aug. 11, 1946, in Bono, Ark., son of the late Carl Edmond and Ruby Messer Hicks, he was a residential painter. Survivors include one son, Boyd Wayne Hicks, Jr., of Piedmont, Mo.; two daughters, Kim Lyell, of Campbell, Mo., and Rose Davis, of Kennett; one sister, Coletta Chandler, of St. Louis, Mo.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
June Monahan (10/13/09)
June Wilder Boyd Monahan, daughter of the late Lloyd Wilder and Lillie Brown Wilder, was born March 28, 1920 in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009 at the age of 89 years, 6 months and 12 days. June married Emmett Boyd who preceded her in death. Later she married Robert Monahan who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Alan Boyd; one brother, Lloyd Brown Wilder and one sister, Freda Saracini...
Melvin Summers (10/13/09)
Melvin Ray Summers, son of the late Lowell Summers and Ivy Jackson Summers, was born Nov. 4, 1949 in White Oak, Mo., and departed this life on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at the age of 59 years, 11 months and 5 days. Melvin married Donna Godsey on Jan. 30, 1981 at Friendship...
Melvin Summers (10/11/09)
Melvin Summers, 60, of Kennett, died on Friday, October 9, 2009, at St. Francis Med in Cape Girardeau, Mo. McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of all arrangement.
Jean Kinchen (10/09/09)
Mrs. Jean Kinchen, 78, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at Cape Girardeau. Jean Branum Kinchen, daughter of the late Kermit E. Branum and Louise Perkins Branum, was born April 10, 1931, in Hornersville, Mo. She was a University of Missouri Alumnae and belonged to the Eastern Star...
Rachel Bynum (10/09/09)
Rachel Lou Bynum, 87, of Rector, Ark., died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at Little Rock, Ark. Born Sept. 24, 1922, in Rives, Mo., she was a retired nurse, a member of the First General Baptist Church in Rector for many years and Sunday school teacher for 20 years...
Edward Ward (10/09/09)
Edward Joseph McGee Ward, son of the late John Wesley McGee and Stella Louise Ward McGee, was born Sept. 19, 1948, in St. Louis, Mo. He passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, in Clarkton, Mo., at the age of 61. In August of 1984 in Brownsville, Tenn., he married Barbara Marion...
Lorene Hamlett (10/08/09)
Lorene Hamlett, 92, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Kennett, passed away June 25, 2009 in Oceanside. Daughter of the late David Kincannon and Florence Kincannon, she was born Dec. 14, 1916 in Hollywood, Mo. Lorene married Lloyd Hamlett on Jan. 19, 1932, in Kennett. He preceded her in death...
Jean Kinchen (10/08/09)
Jean Kinchen, 78, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Edward Ward (10/08/09)
Edward Joseph McGee Ward, son of the late John Wesley McGee and Stella Louise Ward McGee, was born Sept. 19, 1948, in St. Louis, Mo. He passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, in Clarkton, Mo., at the age of 61. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Marion Ward, of Lilbourn, Mo.; six children, Jody Ward, of Union, Mo., Kimberly Ward and husband, Tony, of Union, Mo., Eddie Joe Ward, of Kennett, Christopher Lee Ward, of Holcomb, Mo., John Wesley Ward, of Charleston, Mo., and John Colter Ward, of Clarkton; four granddaughters; two grandsons; two brothers, Jonnie McGee and wife, Lucretia, of Clarkton and Jackie McGee and wife, Stacy, of Clarkton; three sisters, Sandra McGee Cook and husband, Donald, of Malden, Mo., Carolyn McGee, of Moore Haven, Fla., and Melba McGee Scharer and husband, Rich, of Moore Haven, and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Raymond McMillian (10/07/09)
Raymond Douglas McMillian, son of the late Thomas Jackson and Mary Mathilde Williams McMillian, was born Jan. 15, 1957, in Bentonia, Miss., and passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 52. He was a member of the Lake Street Baptist Church and attended Trinity Baptist Church...
Kenneth Midgett (10/06/09)
Kenneth Midgett, 68, of Gideon, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Ernest Meshell (10/04/09)
Ernest Eugene Meshell, 65, of Campbell, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Eueldean Culver (10/02/09)
Eueldean Culver, 70, of Hayti, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, at Portageville, Mo. Born Jan. 20, 1930, in Portageville, daughter of the late Claude and Gladys Stover Anglin, she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was of the Pentecostal faith and attended Oasis Worship Center. She was a homemaker, who had a green thumb and loved to garden. She also loved to crochet, read, and had no fear to speak her mind...
Cargene May (10/02/09)
Cargene May, 78, of Risco, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.
Willa Farris (10/01/09)
Willa Farris, 46, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Harry Rogers (10/01/09)
Harry R. Rogers, son of the late Ray and Pearl Smedley Rogers, was born Sept. 18, 1923 in Vincet, Mo. He passed away Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, in Kennett, at the age of 86 years and 11 days. He was an active member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. On June 4, 1944, he married Lois Williams, who preceded him in death on April 29, 2008. He was also preceded in death by one son, Randy Rogers; one brother, James Rogers and one sister Lenora Chailland...