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Obituaries from July 2010

Earl Grubbs (07/31/10)
Paul Meadows (07/30/10)
Paul Meadows, 69, of Risco, Mo., died Thursday, July 30, 2010, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Bob Lincoln (07/29/10)
Bob Lincoln, 78, of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at his residence. Born May 22, 1932, son of the late Elmer "Red" and Grace Underwood Lincoln, he was an elementary school teacher and elementary principal in Columbia Public Schools. ...
Odell Davis (07/29/10)
Odell Davis, 51, of Kennett, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Geneva Pitts (07/28/10)
Geneva Pitts Geneva Pitts, 84, of Malden died Thursday, July 22, 2010, at Malden Nursing & Rehab. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Lois Brown (07/28/10)
Lois Brown, 83, of Bernie, Mo., passed away today, Friday, July 23, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Malden, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Clarence Ward (07/28/10)
Clarence Ward, 73, of Qulin, Mo., died Monday, July 26, 2010, at his residence. Ward was born Nov. 7, 1936, in Qulin. He was raised in the upper Davis area south of Qulin. After being discharged from the Air Force he lived in St. Louis until 1972 when he moved back to this area. He worked at John Cochran VAMC in St. Louis and John J. Pershing VAMC in Poplar Bluff until his retirement. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He enjoyed playing softball and volleyball...
Barry Eugene Sessums (07/28/10)
Barry Eugene Sessums, son of Nancy Bishop Armstrong and the late Woodson Eugene Sessums, was born Dec. 26, 1961, in Cardwell, Mo., and departed this life Monday, July 26, 2010, at the age of 48. Survivors include two sons, Barry Remillard, of Paragould, Ark., and Brian Sessums and his wife Kathy, of Apopka, Fla.; his mother and step-father, Nancy Armstrong and Houston, of Kennett; two brothers, Tony Sessums and wife Cathy, of Cardwell, and Michael Sessums and his wife Shelly, of Arbyrd, Mo.; two sisters, Sheila Sessums, of Kennett, and Donna Elkins, of Cabot, Ark., and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Larry Joe Hollywood (07/28/10)
Larry Joe Hollywood, 56, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2010, at National Healthcare in Kennett. Born Oct. 21, 1953, in Newbern, Tenn., to Betty Vaughn Hollywood, and the late Dossie Hollywood, he was in the construction business. He confessed in Christ at an early age at the Pleasant Grove Church...
Barry Sessums (07/27/10)
Barry Sessums, 48, of Paragould, Ark., passed away Monday, July 26, 2010, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Ara Lea Morgan (07/27/10)
Ara Lea Morgan, 80, of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, July 24, 2010, at Heritage Gardens in Senath. Born April 1, 1930, in Wrightsville, Ark., daughter of the late William Edgar and Chioia Easter Scroggin Dowdy, she was a homemaker, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Leachville...
Viola Mae Luttrull (07/27/10)
Viola Mae Luttrull, daughter of the late Benjamin Cleo Lawrence and Bertha Mae Brinsfield Lawrence was born March 19, 1924, in Wild Cherry, Ark., and departed this life Sunday, July 25, 2010, in Kennett, at the age of 86 years, 4 months and 6 days...
Sammie Hudson (07/27/10)
Sammie Hudson, 63, of Kennett, died Saturday, July 24, 2010, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Glenda Fisher (07/27/10)
Glenda Fisher, 102, of Malden, Mo., passed away Monday, July 26, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Frank O. Davis, Jr. (07/27/10)
On July 24, 2010, at 12:30 p.m., our loved one Frank O. "Sarge" Davis, Jr., went home to suffer no more. He was known by so many names, Sarge, Junior, Daddy and Papa. He fought a hard fight, yet the man whose heart was so big, finally gave it up. Frank was born to Frank O. Davis, Sr., and Mary Harriet Hoffman on Jan. 27, 1931, in Coweta, Okla. His family moved to Northern Missouri when he was just two years old. On April 14, 1951, in Independence, Mo., Frank married Mabel Bowling...
Eula Hasskarl (07/22/10)
Services for Eula Faye Hasskarl, 76, of Ada, Okla., will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 23, 2010, at the First Lutheran Church in Ada with Pastor Gary Brandt officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 24, at Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham, Texas with Pastor Bill Holzer officiating...
Ralph Bennett Rushing (07/21/10)
Ralph Bennett Rushing, 76, of Malden died Monday, July 12, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Korea, was a member of Masonic Lodge #12 in Calidonia, Mo., and attended the Assembly of God in Malden...
Judith Bowlby (07/21/10)
Judith Anne "Judy" Bowlby passed away in Kennett on Thursday, July 8, 2010. Born on Sept. 4, 1942, Judy was raised in Olney, Ill. She spent the last years of her life as a resident of Heritage Nursing Manor in Kennett. Survivors include three brothers, John and wife, Kris, of Malden, Mike and wife, Sachiko of Fayetteville, N.C., and Chris and wife, Judy, of Colorado Springs, Colo...
Dorothy Reaves (07/21/10)
Larry Vincent, Jr. (07/21/10)
Larry Vincent knew life was not all about him and knew that the purpose of his life was far greater than his own personal fulfillment, his own peace of mind, or his own personal happiness. He knew the truth that God placed him on this planet for His purpose, so Larry set his life to live in accordance with that purpose...
Luella Mays (07/21/10)
Luella Carnett Mays, daughter of the late Frank Gillihan and Alice Vines Gillihan, was born Nov. 21, 1918 in Twin Creek, Ark., and departed this life Monday, July 19, 2010, at the age of 91 years, 7 months and 28 days. Luella married Walter "Bill" Carnett, who preceded her in death. She later married H.C. Mays who preceded her in death...
Donald Zolman (07/21/10)
Donald Ray Zolman, son of Earl Wayne and Betty Hill Zolman, was born Jan. 3, 1961, in Leachville, Ark., and passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 49. Survivors include his father and mother, Earl Wayne and Betty Zolman, of Arbyrd, Mo.; one brother, Johnny Zolman, of Arbyrd; two sisters, Francetta Lenderman and husband, Randall, of Paragould, Ark., and Shonda Rippy and husband, Charles, of Paragould; girlfriend, Cheryl Morales and son Elias; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Agnes Harmon (07/20/10)
Agnes Leona Harmon, daughter of the late Anna Choate Moore, was born Oct. 19, 1923, in Tulsa, Okla., and passed away Friday, July 16, 2010, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville, Ark., at the age of 86. On June 22, 1944, in Monterey, Calif., she married Arley Harmon, who preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1998...
Pairlee Maxwell (07/20/10)
Pairlee "Lee" Maxwell, 92, of Little Rock, Ark., died Friday, July 16, 2010 at Maumelle Health and Rehabilitation Center. She had lived most of her life in Kennett. She moved to Jonesboro, Ark., in 1994 and moved to Little Rock in 2004. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church...
Luella Mays (07/20/10)
Luella Carnett Mays, 91, of Kennett, passed away Monday, July 19, 2010, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Jim "J.T." Percifull (07/20/10)
Jim Talbert Percifull, 73, of Kennett, passed away at his residence Friday, July 16, 2010. He was born to the late Mack and Bulah Vinson Percifull on Oct. 27, 1937, at Caraway, Ark. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Sabourin and Ruby Lee Overton...
William Petty (07/20/10)
William Michael Petty, 62, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 21, 2010, in Greenwood Mausoleum. The youngest son of William Elry and Betty Harmon Petty, William was born on May 10, 1948, at Bonne Terre, Mo. He will be missed by all who knew him...
Mable Wilhite (07/20/10)
Mable J. Wilhite, 83, of Holcomb, Mo., died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at her residence. Born March 13, 1927, in Brockett, Ark., daughter of the late Claud R. and Kay Spikes Kenner, she was a night club owner and a member of the Church of Christ in Holcomb...
Mabel Wilhite (07/19/10)
Mabel Wilhite, 83, of Holcomb, Mo., died on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at her residence in Holcomb. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Robelene Thorne (07/19/10)
Robelene Bradsher Webb Thorne, 95, of Kennett, formerly of Marmaduke, Ark., went to be with her heavenly father on Friday, July 16, 2010, at the Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett. Mrs. Thorne was born on June 24, 1915, in Marmaduke, to the late Dr. R.E. and Mattie Clements Bradsher. She was a member of the Marmaduke Methodist Church, a public school teacher and a school administrator for many years. She was devoted to Marmaduke and all of her students...
Geraldine Grooms (07/16/10)
Geraldine Grooms, 73, of Paragould, Ark., died Thursday, July 15, 2010, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was retired from FMC . She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Grooms; parents, Lloyd W. and Lilly Josephine Davis Mason; and a brother, Glenn Mason...
Sarah Mackfield (07/16/10)
Sarah Jana Childress Mackfield, 58, of Kennett, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born June 3, 1952, in Braggadocio, Mo., daughter of the late Charles Childress, Sr., and Annie Sue Jones Childress, she was a homemaker and a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle. She was the fifth child of 12 children...
Robert Pritchett (07/15/10)
Robert Lee Pritchett, son of the late Oscar Pritchett and Pauline Grammer Pritchett, was born April 30, 1932, in Cooter, Mo., and passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at Rives, Mo., at the age of 78. On Oct. 15, 1955, in Hernando, Miss., he married Freda Creasy...
Malerie Davis (07/14/10)
Malerie Ann Davis, infant daughter of Winter Davis, was born June 30, 2010 and departed this life on June 30, 2010. Survivors include her mother, Winter Davis, of Kennett; one sister, Delayna Rae Dalton, of Kennett, and other relatives. Gravesides services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 15, at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett...
Sarah Mackfield (07/13/10)
Sarah Mackfield, 58, of Kennett, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Ronald Morrison (07/13/10)
Ronald "Ron" Morrison, of Kennett, son of Keath Morrison and Marsha Whitehead Morrison, was born Jan. 15, 1974 in Hayti, Mo., and departed this life Sunday, July 11, 2010 at the age of 36 years, 5 months and 26 days. Survivors include one daughter, Hailey Morrison, of Sikeston, Mo.; his father and mother, Keath and Marsha Morrison, of Kennett; two brothers, Andrew Morrison and wife, Heather, of Kennett, and Aaron Morrison and wife, Jamie, of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends...
Ralph Rushing (07/13/10)
Ralph Rushing, 76, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, July 12, 2010, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Joe Tucker (07/13/10)
Danny Joe Tucker, son of the late Charles Tucker and Olivia Charlton Tucker, was born Aug. 11, 1948, in Kennett. He passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at the age of 61 years, 10 months, and 29 days. Survivors include one son, Mark David McCain, of Gulfport, Miss.; three nieces and nephews, Lana Nash, of Kennett, Mark Dye, of Kennett, and Brandon Dye, of Kennett; his former wife, Kay Tucker, of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends...
Jerry Walton (07/13/10)
Jerry Kenneth Walton, 61, of Clarkton, Mo., died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born March 2, 1949, in Gideon, Mo., son of the late Kim B. Walton and Ellen Goodson Walton, he was employed at Falcon Door and Window in Malden, Mo., and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon, Mo...
Joe Tucker (07/12/10)
Joe Tucker, 61, of Kennett, died Saturday, July 10, 2010 at his residence. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett is in charge of the arrangements.
Robert "Bob" Smothers (07/12/10)
Robert "Bob" Smothers, son of the late Evert Smothers and Essie Lee (Pierce) Smothers, was born May 20, 1936, in Malden Mo., and departed this life on July 6, 2010, at the age of 74 years, one month, and 16 days. Bob married Vonda "Bonnie" Wilcoxson.Bonnie preceded him in death in June 1999...
Martha Lucille Bost (07/12/10)
Martha Lucille Bost, daughter of the late James and Frances Turner Moore, was born July 23, 1927, in Delaplaine, Ark., and passed away July 5, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Mo., at the age of 83 years. Survivors include, one daughter, Shirley Bollinger, and husband Johnny, of St. ...
Erin "Polly" Coleman (07/09/10)
Erin Pauline "Polly" Coleman, 81, of Elkhart, Ind., and formerly of Kennett, died on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at the home of her sister in Collinsville, Ill. Erin was the daughter of Paul Edward and Verdie Bell Nee-Roberts Coleman. She was a self-employed flea market operator....
Ralph Ray (07/09/10)
Ralph Vernon Ray, son of the late Oscar and Tilda Mae Winberry Ray was born on October 3, 1924, in Hornersville, Mo., and died on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at his residence in Hornersville. He was 85 years old. He was united in marriage to Pat Fouch on February 28, 1953, in Eaton, Ind., and she preceded him in death on June 18, 2004...
David Duckworth (07/08/10)
David Duckworth, 89, of Risco, Mo., died Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at his residence in Risco. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo., is in charge of the arrangements.
Robert Smothers (07/08/10)
Robert "Bob" Smothers, son of the late Evert Smothers and Essie Lee (Pierce) Smothers, was born May 20, 1936, in Malden, Mo., and departed this life on July 6, 2010, at the age of 74 years, one month, and 16 days. Bob married Vonda "Bonnie" Wilcoxson. Bonnie preceded him in death in June 1999...
Phyllis Whalen (07/08/10)
Phyllis Bumpus Whalen, 60, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Missouri, passed away Monday, July 5, 2010, at St. Francis Hospital-Bartlett. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wade and Myrtle Bumpus; brother, Gene Bumpus; and is survived by her husband, Charles "Chuck" Whalen of Memphis; granddaughter, Alyssa Lynn Kay of Memphis; daughter, Jennifer A. ...
Virginia Lentz (07/07/10)
Virginia Dora Lentz, 88, of O'Fallon, Mo. died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at The Villages of St. Peters in St. Peters, Mo. She was retired from Bussman after many years of service. Virginia (Aunt Gin) was loved by many and will be missed by everyone. She was a member of the Clarkton Southern Baptist Church...
Violet Allen (07/07/10)
Violet Allen, 84, of Campbell, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Margarett McCrory (07/07/10)
Margarett "Maggie" Ellen Brecken McCrory, 66, of Hermitage, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, at her home. She was born March 19, 1943, to Willard M. Bracken and Josie "Toots" Fish Bracken, who preceded her in death. Shew as also preceded in death by one brother, John Hobert Edward "Eddie" Ray and one nephew, John Dalton "Little John" Ray...
Robert Smothers (07/07/10)
Robert Smothers, 74, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.
Ida Carr (07/06/10)
Ida Velera Carr, 86, of Kennett, formerly of Piggott, Ark., passed away at National HealthCare in Kennett on Sunday, July 4, 2010. She was born on June 28, 1924 in Greenway, Ark., to the late Joseph Hightower and Ida Dixie Moore Crowson. She was united in marriage to Ray Carr on December 19, 1947...
Betty Crowell (07/06/10)
Betty Louise Crowell, 80, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, July 4, 2010 at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
John King (07/06/10)
John Allen King, 74, of Clarkton, a retired educator in New Madrid County, died Sunday, July 4, 2010 after a lingering illness, at the Gideon Care Center. Before retiring in 1995, Mr. King taught for 38 years at Gideon High School. A versatile scholar, he taught variously all levels of English-grammar, literature, research, and composition, as well as World History, American History, American Government, Sociology, Psychology, and Economics. ...
Billy Norman (07/06/10)
Billy Norman, 75, of Angleton, Texas, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2010 at Angleton. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Ray (07/06/10)
Ralph Ray, 87, of Hornersville died at his residence on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home of Hornersville.
Oma Ginn (07/04/10)
Oma Lee Ginn, daughter of the late John W. Naile and Julia A. (Wright) Naile, was born Feb. 18, 1918, in Vicksburg, Mo., and departed this life on July 1, 2010, at the age of 92 years, four months, and 13 days. Oma Lee married Pleas Ginn, who preceded her in death...
Virgil Followell (07/02/10)
Virgil Millard Followell, son of the late Carl and Millie Mae Vameter Followell, was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Wiener, Ark., and passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at his residence, at the age of 79. On April 25, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., he married Anna Sue McGuire...
Oma Ginn (07/02/10)
Oma Lee Ginn, 92, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Ruth Ashworth (07/01/10)
Ruth Almarita Ashworth, daughter of the late Earl A. Chamberlain and Beatrice McCain Chamberlain, was born Sept. 15, 1924 in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and departed this life Sunday, June 27, 2010, at the age of 85 years. Survivors include two daughters, Donna Kay Costa, of California, and Sharon Garcia and her husband Armando, of Texas; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Loretta Chamberlain, Betty Shelton, Joann Beisner and Martha Morgan; two brothers, Earl "Son" Chamberlain, of Texas, and Bill Chamberlain, of Illinois, and other relatives and friends.. ...
Virgil Followell (07/01/10)
Virgil Followell, 79, of Arbyrd, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at his residence. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, July 2, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 3, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with Revs. Derrick Followell, Jerry Hayes and Ricky Ethridge officiating...
Bruce Kiplinger (07/01/10)
Bruce Allen Kiplinger, 56, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Monday, June 28, 2010, at Cox Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Born Jan. 17, 1954, in Benton Harbor, Mich., son of the late Mitchell Garland Kiplinger and Edna Wanda Kiplinger McCulley, he was a carpenter...
Oscar Poe, Jr. (07/01/10)
Oscar Poe, Jr., son of the late Oscar Poe and Mary Renfrow Poe, was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Kennett, and departed this life Monday, June 28, 2010, at the age of 73 years, 9 months and 1 day. He was formerly of Kennett and Malden, Mo. He was married to Virginia Seek...