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Obituaries from April 2010

George Rollins (04/17/10)
Services for George Rollins will be Monday, April 19, 2010 at Friendship Baptist Church in Kennett, Missouri from 5 to 7 p.m. George will be honored for his service to our country with a military salute following the service. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, April 20, at City Cemetery in Poplar Bluff, Missouri...
Glenda Nadine Highfill (04/30/10)
Glenda Nadine Highfill, daughter of the late William Jackson and Nita Ann Brown Pleasant, was born Oct. 14, 1919, in Campbell, Mo., and passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 90...
Priscilla Elaine McGruder (04/30/10)
Priscilla Elaine McGruder, age 61, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, April 29, 2010 in Kennett. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at The First United Pentecostal Church in Kennett. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at The First United Pentecostal Church in Kennett with Revs. Kenneth Haney and Don Sheerin officiating...
Charles Wayne Palmer (04/29/10)
Charles Wayne Palmer, son of the late Laudie and Bessie Davenport Palmer, was born March 25, 1932, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Friday, April 23, 2010, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, at the age of 78. On March 9, 1988, in Marquand, Mo., he married Dorothy Leadbetter...
Harlond Gene Hudspeth (04/29/10)
Harlond Gene Hudspeth, 66, of Oklahoma, died Friday, April 16, 2010. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church with Father Paul Eichhoff officiating. Born Dec. 14, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., son of Genevieve Rose French Hudspeth, and the late Elmer Hudspeth, he graduated from Kennett High School, and continued his education at Missouri University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in mechanical Engineering. ...
Bonnie Sue Brown (04/29/10)
Bonnie Sue Brown, daughter of the late Earl T. Brown and Nell Lovins Brown, was born Jan. 11, 1942 in Kennett, and departed this life Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, Mo., at the age of 68 years, 3 months and 17 days. She was of Rector, Ark., and formerly of Bernie, Mo...
Glenda Highfill, (04/28/10)
Glenda Highfill, 90, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
William Turner (04/27/10)
William Turner, 70, of Gideon died Thursday, April 22, 2010, at his residence. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon was in charge of arrangements.
Alvina O. Stropp (04/27/10)
Alvina O. Stropp passed away peacefully after a short illness at James River Care Center in Springfield on Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Al, as she was known to her friends and family, was born Oct. 13, 1916, to William and Agnes Oberste in Hartman, Ark. ...
Helen Elizabeth Schoemehl (04/27/10)
Helen Elizabeth Schoemehl, 61, of Lake St. Louis, Mo., died Friday, April 23, 2010, at deGreeff Hospice House in St. Louis. She was a high school English teacher and a member of the Presbyterian Church in Malden. Born in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept.. 3, 1948, she was the daughter of late Robert Earl and Betty Ann (Kaiser) Arnold. On May 29, 1977, in Kissimmee, Fla., she was united in marriage to Thomas Schoemehl, who survives of the home in Lake St. Louis...
Jean Martin (04/27/10)
Jean Martin, 79, of Malden died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was the Dunklin County director of DAEOC for 35 years and later worked for the DAEOC Women's Health Clinic. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Malden...
Helen Baker (04/27/10)
Helen Baker, 70, of Gideon died Friday, April 23, 2010, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Albert Gross (04/27/10)
Albert Gross, 66, of Tallapoosa died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at the Gideon Care Center. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Susie Carroll (04/27/10)
Susie Carroll, daughter of the late Alfred Taylor and Alice Bell Middleton, was born May 29, 1919, and passed away Monday, April 26, 2010, in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 90. On Oct. 19, 1934, in Clifton, Tenn., she married Farris Carroll, who preceded her in death on May 3, 1985. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Janette Carroll; a son-in-law, Jimmie Lanman; two brothers; four sisters, and a grandson, Ley Hyde...
Dorothy Fern Elliott (04/27/10)
Dorothy Fern Elliott, daughter of the late Benjamin Wilbert Elliott and Viola Mae Harsh Elliott, was born Sept. 5, 1922, in Rolla, Mo. She was the oldest of 11 children. She passed away Friday, April 23, 2010, in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 87 years, 7 months, and 18 days...
Ginger Rodgers Hall (04/27/10)
Ginger Rodgers Hall, daughter of Darrel and Eva Nadine Bost Vanausdoll, was born July 11, 1950, in Omaha, Neb., and passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010, at her parents home in Cardwell, Mo., at the age of 59. On July 11, 2007, in Cardwell, she married Ray Hall...
Norman "Rudy" Meredith (04/27/10)
Norman "Rudy" Meredith, 82, of Kennett, died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at his residence after a battle with heart disease. Born Jan. 20, 1928, in Cardwell, Mo., son of the late Modea Meredith and Pervia Hopper, he was a U.S. Army and Navy veteran, a member of Friendship Baptist Church, a brick layer for 55 years in Kennett and surrounding areas, a sky diver, a pilot for a skydiving team, a private pilot for 20 plus years. ...
Albert Gross (04/27/10)
Albert Gross, 66, of Tallapoosa, Mo., died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Billy Hendrix (04/27/10)
Billy Hendrix, 63, of Kennett, died Monday, April 26, 2010, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Bonnie Deck (04/23/10)
Bonnie Deck, 82, of Senath, Mo., passed away Thursday, April 22, 2010, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 24, in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating...
Mrs. Hayrue Horton (04/23/10)
Mrs. Hayrue Horton, 90, of Kennett, passed away Friday, April 23, 2010, in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Jean Martin (04/23/10)
Jean Martin, 79, of Malden, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Born Feb. 18, 1931, in Bonne Terre, Mo., daughter of the late James William and Edith Pearl David Morris, she was the Dunklin County Director of DAEOC for 35 years and later worked for the DAEOC Women's Health Clinic. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Malden...
Nadine Thomas (04/22/10)
Nadine Thomas, daughter of the late Marvin Frank and Ona Daniels Noel, was born Nov. 15, 1928, in Paragould, Ark., and passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at National HealthCare in Kennett, at the age of 81. On June 21, 1947, in Paragould, she married R.J. Thomas...
Gene Thomas (04/22/10)
Gene Thomas, 74, of Strawberry, Ark., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home in Hornersville.
Bonnie Deck (04/22/10)
Bonnie Deck, 82, of Senath, Mo., passed away, today, Thursday, April 22, 2010, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
Hazel Irene Trosper McElyea (04/20/10)
Hazel Irene Trosper McElyea was born April 7, 1924, near Portageville. She was the daughter of Eutha and Robert "Uncle Bob" Trosper. She attended Gideon School. In 1939, the family moved to Campbell, where her father farmed. She married Arthur Eugene McElyea in December, 1945. To this union one daughter, Lucretia Ann (Lou Ann), was born. The marriage ended in divorce in 1957...
Jonathan Shawn Helm (04/20/10)
Jonathan Shawn Helm, 4 months, of Doniphan died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at his residence. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Eugene Doty (04/20/10)
Robert Eugene Doty, 77, of Malden died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at his residence. He was a retired tool and die maker. Born in Memphis, Tenn., on May 17, 1932, he was the son of the late Robert Francis and Kate Louise (Gammons) Doty. On Nov. 11, 1960, in Piggott, Ark., he married Mildred Lavern Taylor, who preceded him in death on Jan. 26, 2010...
Alvin Royce Williams (04/20/10)
Alvin Royce Williams, 70, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Friday, April 16, 2010, in the Piggott Community Hospital at Piggott. He was born June 28, 1939, and was the son of the late Alvin and Nora A. Seal Williams. He was united in marriage to June Vancil on Oct. 10, 1958, and to this union five daughters were born...
George William Rollins (04/20/10)
George William Rollins, 29, of Fredericktown, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at 4:30 p.m., from a motorcycle accident. George will be remembered as a loving father, husband, son, brother, uncle, teacher, coach and friend...
Hazel Irene Trosper McElyea (04/20/10)
Hazel Irene Trosper McElyea was born April 7, 1924 near Portageville, Mo., and died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at NEA Baptist Hospital at Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 86. She was the daughter of Eutha and Robert (Uncle Bob) Trosper. She attended Gideon School. The family moved to Campbell, Mo., in 1939 where her father farmed...
Marvin Dallas Null (04/20/10)
Marvin Dallas Null of Holcomb, Mo., son of the late Albert Null and Faye (Hamilton) Null, was born March 9, 1947, in Kennett, and departed this life on April 19, 2010, at the age of 63 years, 1 month, and 10 days. Marvin married Donna Bailey on March 27, 1971...
Jonathan Helm (04/20/10)
Jonathan Helm, 4 months, of Doniphan, Mo., died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at his residence. Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Doty (04/20/10)
Robert Doty, 77, of Malden, Mo., died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at his residence. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.
Floella Boone (04/16/10)
Floella Boone, daughter of Flora McCoy French and the late Leroy French was born Sept. 22, 1933 in Rector, Ark., and departed this life Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the age of 76. Floella married Ronald Boone on June 3, 1974 in Blytheville, Ark. Survivors include her husband, Ronald Boone of Pangburn, Ark,; three sons, Mike Kranz, of Pangburn, Allen 'Tim' Lacy, of St. ...
Marcus Scott Ingrassia (04/16/10)
Marcus Scott Ingrassia, 21, of Portageville, Mo., died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Portageville. Born April 4, 1989, in Kansas City, Mo., son of Gina Delarber Crowe and Mark Ingrassia, he attended Portageville High School, graduated from Hayti High School, and was employed at Trinity Shipyard. He attended the Agape Church of Hayti, and loved playing video games and watching UFC on television...
George Rollins (04/15/10)
George Rollins, 29, of Fredericktown, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, near Crystal City, Mo., due to a motorcycle accident. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Flo E. Boone (04/15/10)
Flo E. Boone, 76, of Pangburn, Ark., passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Southridge Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Heber Springs, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Nettie Clarene Holcomb McFarland (04/15/10)
Nettie Clarene Holcomb McFarland, daughter of the late Ben and Stella Kenser Sutherland, was born Dec. 4, 1921, in Arbyrd, Mo., and passed away Monday, April 12, 2010, at the Belle Meade Nursing Home in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 88. She married Harold "Hugo" Holcomb, who preceded her in death on Dec. ...
Bea Gibson (04/15/10)
Bea Gibson, daughter of the late Wallace Ray and Ada Jane Sullivan Simpson, was born Aug. 7, 1917, in Vilonia, Ark., and passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2010, at Searcy Health Care in Searcy, Ark., at the age of 92. She married Elton Floyd Gibson, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three sons, Jimmy, Danny, and Tony Gibson; four brothers; two sisters; a granddaughter, Lynsey Jordan and a grandson, Ryan Gibson...
Marie Berry (04/15/10)
Marie Berry, daughter of the late George and Rosa Wallace Harris was born Aug. 9, 1911, in Octa, Mo., and passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at National HealthCare in Kennett, at the age of 98. She married Roy Berry on Aug. 18, 1934. He preceded her in death on May 5, 1982. She was also preceded in death by five sisters, Vera Harris, Ura Fuzzell, Straudie Manley, Bess Estes and Vera Cummins, and five brothers, Fred, Joe, Edwin, Paul and G.C. Harris...
Alice "Lou" Laverne Collingsworth (04/14/10)
Alice "Lou" Laverne Collingsworth, 67, of Hornersville, Mo., died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Aug. 16, 1942, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late Fred and Mamie Coker Mansfield, she was a homemaker...
Flonia B. Gibson (04/14/10)
Flonia B. Gibson, 92, of Searcy, Ark., formerly of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Searcy. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.
James Audie Grisham (04/14/10)
James Audie Grisham, son of the late Rufus Everett Grisham and Lilly Lou McDonald Grisham, was born Sept. 30, 1921, in Saltillo, Miss., and departed this life Monday, April 12, 2010, at the age of 88 years, 6 months and 13 days. Audie married Ruthie Jewell Raburn on Feb. 2, 1942 in Kennett...
Rev. Winston E. Vaughn (04/14/10)
Rev. Winston E. Vaughn entered into rest Monday, April 12, 2010, at age 85. He was the beloved husband of 58 years to the late Margaret L. Vaughn (Wiseman); dear stepfather of Robert (Nada) Carman, James D. (Judy) Carman and Connie (Robert) Freund; dear grandfather of Jason, Jamie, Jimmy and the late Justin Carman, Dawn Dowdy, Rochelle and Charles Rosenkoetter; and dear great-grandfather of Chad, Justin, Amanda, Jessica, Michela, Austin and Alisa...
Sandra Kay Skinner (04/14/10)
Sandra Kaye Skinner, 65, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Gideon, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at Audubon Hospital in Louisville. She was a homemaker and affiliated with St. Francis of Assisi Church in Cordova, Tenn. Born in Gideon on Sept. 1, 1944, she was the daughter of the late John David and Ruby (Hicks) Ellsworth. On May 25, 1966, in Gideon, she was united in marriage to Billie Joe Skinner, who preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 2005...
Nelvin J. O'Del (04/13/10)
Nelvin J. O'Dell, 84, of Beaver Dam, Colo., formerly of Greenbrier, Ark., passed away Saturday, March 27, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Beaver Damn. Nelvin was born the son of Albert and Octavia Prince O'Dell on Sept. 14, 1925, in Arkansas. He was married to Laura Parish on Oct. 22, 1949. He later married Peggy Kiefer on June 9, 1994...
James Audie Grisham (04/13/10)
James Audie Grisham, 88, of Bragg City, Mo., passed away, Monday, April 12, 2010, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Sandra Skinner (04/11/10)
Sandra Kaye Skinner, 65, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at Audubon Hospital at Louisville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Gary Glenn Branum (04/09/10)
Gary Glenn Branum was born June 8, 1946, in Kennett, to Juanita Pepple Branum and Thomas E. Branum. He went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 63 years, 9 months, and 29 days...
Tommy Edward Hicks (04/08/10)
Tommy Edward Hicks, 43, of Blytheville, Ark., passed away Monday, April 5, 2010, near Piggott, Ark. He was born Oct. 3, 1966, in Kennett, and was the son of Loyd Thomas Hicks and Orilla Holland McDonald. He is survived by his mother, Orilla McDonald, of Blytheville; his son, Charles Wesley Hicks, of Piggott; girlfriend, Kimberly Corbit, of Piggott; four brothers, Loyd Thomas Hicks, Jr., of Gulfport, Miss., Allen Wayne Trobaugh, of Piggott, Mark Dean McDonald, of Cherryville, Mo., and Ernest Lee McDonald, of Kennett; two sisters, Deborah Kathleen Rushing, of Blytheville, and Jerri Dawn McConnell, of Paragould, Ark.; numerous nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Cecil Ivie, (04/08/10)
Cecil Ivie, 82, of O'Fallon, Mo., died at home on April 2, 2010. Cecil was born Aug. 31, 1927 in Hoxie, Ark., to Cecil H. and Mary Baughn Ivie. He graduated from Caruth High School in 1946 and served in the Navy until 1948. In 1949 he moved to St. Louis where he met and married Merlene Kimberling and began work with General Motors. ...
Harold Dean Martin (04/08/10)
Harold Dean Martin was known for living his life with zest and goodwill. He left the earth he tilled and harvested after 76 years of cultivating crops, gardens and compassion toward his fellow man. Harold was born April 10, 1933 in Leapwood, Tenn., to the late Frank Martin and Bertie Wilson Martin. ...
Margo Lorraine Newman (04/08/10)
Margo Lorraine Newman, daughter of the late Eldon Wallace and Helen Lorran Zumbrunnen Wallace, was born March 4, 1941 in Pontiac, Mich., and departed this life Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the age of 69 years and one month. Margo married Charles E. Newman who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Johnny "Joe" Dicks and a brother, Michael Wallace...
Robert Oney Pruett (04/08/10)
Robert Oney Pruett, son of the late Robert Shelby Pruett and Georgia Lucille Eanox Pruett, was born June 6, 1950 in Flint, Mich., and departed this life Saturday, April 3, 2010, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, Mo., at the age of 59 years, 9 months and 28 days...
Tommy Hicks (04/07/10)
Tommy Hicks, 43, of Blytheville, Ark., passed away Monday, April 5, 2010, near Piggott, Ark. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of arrangements.
Melba Louise Woods (04/06/10)
Melba Louise Woods, 79, of Flint, Mich., passed away March 30, 2010, at her residence. A funeral service was held Thursday, April 1, at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Rd., Davison, Mich., with Pastor Larry Cameron officiating. Burial followed in Flint (Mich.) Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation was held Wednesday, April 1, and Thursday, April 2. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Guiding Light Tabernacle of Flint...
Arthur Smotherman (04/06/10)
Arthur Smotherman, 69, of Kennett died Friday, April 2, 2010, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Patricia 'Patti' Lee Mays (04/06/10)
Patricia "Patti" Lee Mays, 76, of Gallaway, Tenn., formerly of Malden, died Friday, March 26, 2010, at Gallaway (Tenn.) Healthcare. A native of New York, she was born in Geneva, N.Y., on July 25, 1933, to the late Donald and Sara Dubbs. She was married to William S. Mays on Dec. 26, 1951, and moved to Martinsville, Va., and later moved to Malden in 1968. Her husband preceded her in death in 1997...
Donna Kay Stephenson (04/03/10)
Donna Kay Stephenson was born Oct. 27, 1939 in St. Joseph, Mo., and after a brave and courageous battle with cancer, departed in her home surrounded by her family on Sunday morning, March 28, 2010. Mrs. Stephenson was preceded in death by her parents Robert Kenneth and Kathleen Lucille Dodson...
Estell Duffel Cuttle (04/03/10)
Estell Duffel Cuttle, daughter of the late E.M. Duffel and Effie G. Potter Duffel, was born Sept. 4, 1922 in Cardwell, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, April 1, 2010 at the age of 87 years. Survivors include two sons, Jerry Crossno and his wife, Judy ,of Defiance, Mo., and Gary Olliver Crossno and his wife, Betty, of Kirkwood, Mo.; two daughters: Shirley Bruden, of Kennett, and Deanna Mitchell of St. ...
Glenn Battles (04/02/10)
Surrounded by the love of his family, Glenn A. Battles, age 68, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at his residence. Glenn was born in Holcomb, Mo., June 21, 1941, son of the late John and Maxine McGrew Battles. He graduated from Senath High School "Class of 1959", Senath, Mo. ...
Mary Romhill (04/02/10)
Mary H. Romhill, daughter of the late Earl Oliver Hurn and Dessie Aslee Page Hurn was born June 30, 1936 in Kennett, and departed this life Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at the age of 73 years, 9 months and 1 day. Mary married William "Bill" Romhill on June 10,1961 in Kennett. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1995...
Estell Cuttle (04/01/10)
Estell Cuttle, 87, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Senath, Mo., passed away today, Thursday, April 1, 2010, in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Harold Martin (04/01/10)
Harold Dean Martin was known for living his life with zest and goodwill. He left the earth he tilled and harvested after 76 years of cultivating crops, gardens and compassion toward his fellow man. Harold was born April 30, 1933 in Leapwood, Tenn., to the late Frank Martin and Bertie Wilson Martin. ...
Mary Romhill (04/01/10)
Mary Romhill, 73, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.