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Obituaries from January 2011

Alton McDonald (01/28/11)
Alton W. McDonald, a lifelong Deering resident, passed away in Kennett Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. He was born Oct. 22, 1936 to J.B. and Janie Louise Young McDonald. After graduating from Deering High School in 1954 and attending Arkansas State University, he served in the US Army from 1958-1960...
Bessie Mayberry (01/28/11)
Bessie Mayberry, of Kennett, daughter of the late Thomas R. Shearer and Annie E. Parker Shearer, was born June 5, 1921 in Greene County, Ark., and departed this life Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett, at the age of 89 years, 7 months and 22 days...
Henry Libiche, Jr. (01/28/11)
Dr. Henry Libiche, Jr., 74, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Sunrise at John Creek, at Cumming. Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Arnold Gorrell (01/28/11)
Arnold D. Gorrell, 78, of Austin, Texas, passed away Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at Park Bend Nursing Home in Austin. Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Steve Petty (01/27/11)
Steve Lanny Petty, 58, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born March 23, 1952, in Kennett, son of Paul and Alice Sanders Petty, he was a U.S. Army veteran, a welder for American Railcar Industries, and a member of Southside Baptist Church in Kennett...
Donna White (01/26/11)
Donna L. White, of Mt. Home, Ark., daughter of the late Edward Russell and Minnie Reagan Russell, was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Kennett, and departed this life Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at Mt. Home, at the age of 72 years, 10 months and 27 days. Donna married Carl H. White on August 29, 1959 in Deering, Mo...
Julia Taylor (01/26/11)
Julia Baldwin Taylor, born Sept. 22, 1919, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, after a short illness, the last surviving child of Paul and Elizabeth Baldwin of Kennett. As the child of a physician father and a devoted church volunteer mother, she grew up in a household where patients came to the door at night and Presbyterian missionaries could be found at the breakfast table in the morning. ...
Richard Millsap (01/26/11)
Richard D. Millsap, 75, of Kennett, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born Aug. 2, 1935, in Tulsa, Okla., son of the late John Millsap and Sadie Harrington Millsap, he served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1957, retired from Granite City Steel after 32 years, and was a past member of the Elks Lodge No.1063. He loved fishing and baseball...
Donna White (01/25/11)
Donna L. White, 72, of Mt. Home, Ark., passed away Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Mt. Home, Arkansas. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.
Brenda Spence (01/25/11)
Brenda J. Spence, of Sikeston, Mo., passed away from this life to the next on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at the age of 60, at the St. Francis Hospital, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was born December 19, 1950 in Kennett, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents, Syble and Paul Kelley, and Raymond Spence. Her son, Jonathan Kyle Spence, preceded her in death on June 29, 2002...
Imogene Sherrod (01/25/11)
Imogene Ford Sherrod, daughter of the late William Louis and Clarcie Myrtle Rosenbaum Ford, was born July 20, 1923, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at National HealthCare in Kennett, at the age of 87. On May 13, 1952, in St. ...
Alton McDonald (01/25/11)
Alton W. McDonald, a lifelong Deering resident, passed away in Kennett Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. He was born Oct. 22, 1936 to J.B. and Janie Louise Young McDonald. After graduating from Deering High School in 1954 and attending Arkansas State University, he served in the US Army from 1958-1960...
Bobby Lyell (01/25/11)
Bobby Thomas Lyell, son of the late Thomas Jefferson Lyell and Arah Captola Arnold Lyell, was born Feb. 15,1940 in Mississippi and departed this life Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at the age of 70 years, 11 months and 8 days. Bobby married Hattie Wellington who preceded him in death...
Elywon Hughes (01/25/11)
Elywon Hughes, son of the late Arthur William Hughes and Gladys Mae Hughes, was born July 23, 1934, in Cleburne County, Ark., and departed this life Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at the age of 76 years, 5 months and 30 days. Elywon married JoEtta Gordon on Jan. 23, 1958 . She preceded him in death on Oct. 2, 1990. Elywon married Shirley Finch Lott on July 11, 1996...
Floyd Hufford (01/25/11)
Floyd Mason Hufford, son of the late Elzie Ethridge and Lilly Louveda Gough Hufford, was born March 9, 1926, in Glennonville, Mo., and passed away Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, at the age of 84. On May 20, 1946, in Paragould, Ark., he married Irene Nicklson, who preceded him in death on Jan. 7, 2010. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rulah Rockwell; a son, Floyd Hufford; three brothers and one sister...
Thelma Walker (01/24/11)
Thelma Louise Powers Walker, passed away at her home in Arcadia, Mo., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at the age of 80 years and 14 days. She was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Black, Mo., to the late Homer Powers and the late Allie Robinett Powers. On December 18, 1948, she was united in marriage to George E. Walker, Jr. Three children were born to Jr. and Thelma...
Paul Welch (01/21/11)
Paul White Welch "Billy", 88, of Wardell, Mo., passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo. Born Oct. 26, 1922, in Wardell, he was the son of the late Jesse Robert Welch and Eva Lee Owens. Survivors include one son, Gerald Leon Mayher and wife, Linda, of St. ...
Ruth McNabb (01/21/11)
Ruth Burgess Lewis McNabb, 67, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Piggott, Ark., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19. 2011. Born February 7, 1943, in Birmingham, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Harvey and Lizzie Etta Underwood Burgess. She was united in marriage to Charles "Bud" Lewis in 1958 and he preceded her in death in 1982. She was united in marriage to Larry McNabb in 1991 and he preceded her in death in 2003...
Edith Jlaine Costello (01/21/11)
Edith Jlaine Costello passed from this earth Jan. 18, 2011 in Atascadero, Calif. Born in Campbell, Mo., Dec. 20, 1920, the only daughter of Charles and Eudora Mae Smith Matthews, Jlaine was raised by her Auntie and Uncle Wid. She graduated Campbell High School in 1936 and took her typing and dictation skills and went to live and work in St. ...
Rocky Bost (01/21/11)
Rocky Clifford Bost, son of Erletta Barham Bost and the late Coy Wayne Bost, was born Oct. 24, 1954, in St. Louis, Mo., and departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at the age of 56 years, 2 months and 25 days. Survivors include two sons, Joshua Bost, of Bragg City, Mo., and Israel Bost, of Bragg City; his mother, Erletta Bost, of Senath, Mo.; five grandchildren, Rocky Joe Bost, Jake Bost, MaKenna Bost, Britton Cooley and Grant Cooley; one brother, Clark Bost, of Senath; two sisters, Sandy Edwards, of New London, Ohio, and Sharon Branum, of Monroe, La., and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Lema Laviece Koengeter (01/21/11)
Lema Laviece (Cooper) Koengeter, a long-time resident of Malden, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. She was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Malden. She was the 11th of 13 children born to the late Hubert Randolph and Maggie Florence (Price) Cooper...
Ryan George (01/11/11)
Chester Peterson (01/21/11)
Chester Peterson, 90, of Campbell died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. A veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II, he also was a retired farmer. Born on June 29, 1920, in Bernie, he was the son of the late John Fredrick and Gardie Denim Peterson. On Nov. 25, 1942, in Piggott, Ark., he was united in marriage to Helen Marie Goldsmith, who preceded him in death on Oct. 2, 2007...
Verna Sheppard (01/20/11)
Verna Jean Sheppard, 73, of Senath, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett in charge of the arrangements...
Rocky Bost (01/19/11)
Rocky C. Bost, 56, of Bragg City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Paul Welch (01/18/11)
Paul White Welch "Billy", 88, of Wardell, Mo., passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo. Born Oct. 26, 1922, in Wardell, he was the son of the late Jesse Robert Welch and Eva Lee Owens. Survivors include one son, Gerald Leon Mayher and wife, Linda, of St. ...
Pauline Jackson (01/18/11)
Pauline Jackson, 76, of Kennett, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born April 4, 1934, in Tennessee, daughter of the late Isiah Harrison and Sarah Frances Essary Carnell, she was a homemaker and a member of the Providence Baptist Church in Kennett...
Mary Jo Carter (01/18/11)
Mary Jo Carter, of Kennett, daughter of the late Christine Elseasor Hawn, was born Nov. 25, 1929, in Kennett, and departed this life Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett at the age of 81 years, 1 month and 23 days...
Pauline Jackson (01/16/11)
Pauline Jackson, 75, of Kennett, Mo. died Friday, January 14 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett, Mo. is in charge of arrangements.
Windel Hugene Thompson (01/14/11)
Windel Hugene Thomp-son, 77, of Campbell, died on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. He was born May 20, 1933, in Campbell to the late Thomas Jefferson and Hester Mary Smith Thomp-son. He was a mechanic for L & O Ford Tractor Company; a supervisor for the Camp-bell City Light Plant and an area farmer for many years...
Kent Hewitt (01/14/11)
George Kent Hewitt, 58, of Malden died Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. A retired EMT/LPN, he was a member of the Four Mile Masonic Lodge in Campbell and affiliated with the First Christian Church in Malden. Born May 22, 1952 in Poplar Bluff, he was the son of Mildred Hewitt and the late Gerald Lester "Jack" Hewitt. On Aug. 8, 1977, in Malden, he was united in marriage to Pamela Renee Webster...
Betty Jean Summitt (01/14/11)
Betty Jean Summitt, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Kennett passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Craighead Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 29, 1930, in Osceola, Ark., to the late William Henry "Bill" and Daisy Kemp Chatham. Mrs. Summitt worked many years as secretary at Southland School. She was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ...
Ruth Ethridge (01/13/11)
Ruth Ethridge, 78, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements...
Rachel Louise Edge (01/13/11)
Rachel Louise Edge, 80, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at her residence. Born April 25, 1930, in Red Onion, Mo., Mrs. Edge was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Kristy Edge, and two daughters and a son-in-law, Louise and Gerald Miller and Sheila Edge, all of Arbyrd. She is also survived by one sister, Lucille Rouse, of Paragould, Ark.; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild...
Freeda Louise Midkiff (01/12/11)
Freeda Midkiff, 73, of Kennett, formerly of Rector, Ark., passed from this life Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at the St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Nov. 2, 1937, to the late Raymond and Pearl Davidson Cavaness. In addition to her parents, Freeda was preceded in death by a daughter, Regena Medley and two brothers, Donald Cavaness and Jerry Cavaness...
Floyd Wright, Jr. (01/11/11)
Floyd Edward Wright, Jr., of Kennett, departed his earthly life on December 2, 2010, at the age of 66. He began his journey on April 1, 1944, when he was born in Holcomb, Mo., to parents Floyd (Doby) and Stella Reed Wright. He leaves his wife of 33 years, Mary Lynn Jones-wright, and two daughters: Marifloyd Wright of Las Vegas, Nev., and Mariann Wright of Kennett...
Samuel Walls, Jr. (01/11/11)
Samuel David Walls, Jr., of Kennett, son of the late Sam Walls and Caroline George Walls, was born April 18, 1961 in Kennett, and departed this life Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 49 years, 8 months and 21 days...
Wanda Lee Olds (01/11/11)
Wanda Lee Tomlinson Olds, 90, passed from this life Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at 8:40 a.m., at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. She was born April 3, 1920, to William E. and Emma Lacy Huddleston Tomlinson near Holcomb, Mo., in Dunklin County...
Jessie Crum (01/11/11)
Jessie Crum, 89, of Kennett, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Ann Cope (01/11/11)
Ann Cope, 83, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Nov. 2, 1927, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late Phillip Edward and Mima Jane Edmonston Schell, she was a bookkeeper for a local bank, and a member of the United Methodist Church in Kennett. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cared deeply for her family. Her constant example and deep devotion and qualities impacted her family forever...
Pauline Nations Billie (01/11/11)
Pauline "Polly" Nations Billie, of Kennett, daughter of the late Guy W. Broadway and Gyneth Berry Broadway, was born Nov. 16, 1924, in Maynard, Ark., and departed this life Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, in Kennett, at the age of 86 years, 1 month and 24 days...
Theresa Winchester (01/07/11)
Theresa V. Winchester, daughter of Cecil and Etta "Cricket" Skaggs Lewis, was born Nov. 16, 1970, in Kennett, and passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., at the age of 40. On Nov. 24, 1989, in Senath, Mo., she married Kevin Winchester...
George Nelson (01/07/11)
George Paul Nelson, 55, of Hannibal, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Hannibal. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.
Tommy Jackson (01/07/11)
Tommy Jackson, 79, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Ann Cope (01/07/11)
Ann Cope, 83, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Nov. 2, 1927, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late Phillip Edward and Mima Jane Edmonston Schell, she was a bookkeeper for a local bank, and a member of the United Methodist Church in Kennett. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cared deeply for her family. Her constant example and deep devotion and qualities impacted her family forever...
Twila Clifford (01/07/11)
Twila Kristine "Kristy" Clifford, 35, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born June 13, 1975, in Lewiston, Idaho, daughter of Randy Clifford and the late Cloretta Davis Clifford, she was a welder for American Rail Industry...
Ann Cope (01/06/11)
Ann Cope, 83, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.
Twila Clifford (01/06/11)
Twila Clifford, 35, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.
Ruby Grigsby (01/05/11)
Ruby Pauline "Smith" Grigsby, 91, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, at the Culpepper Place in Jonesboro. She was born in Alicia, Ark., and had lived in Jonesboro since 1960, moving here from Jackson, Tenn. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church, a Rosie the Riveter during WWII at a bomb factory in Jacksonville, Ark., and she played basketball in 1937 for the Woman's Arkansas Redheads team and also for Arkansas College at Batesville now Lyons College.. ...
Betty Cannon (01/05/11)
Betty Rose Cannon, 75, of Kennett, passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born March 27, 1935, in West Point, Tenn., daughter of the late Daniel Cleo Cannon and Sarah Elizabeth Hollis Cannon, she was a homemaker, and of the Pentecost faith...
Willis Wingo (01/04/11)
Willis "Bo" Wingo, 80, of New Madrid, Mo., formerly of Gideon, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Gideon Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Ola Nelson (01/04/11)
Ola Frances Nelson, 83, of New Madrid, Mo., formerly of Parma, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Audrey Marshall (01/04/11)
Audrey Bost Marshall, daughter of the late Claude Bost and Lessie Smith Bost, was born April 17, 1918, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at National HealthCare in Kennett, at the age of 92. On Oct. 31, 1936, in Cardwell, Mo., she married Kyle Marshall, who preceded her in death on July 24, 2005. ...
George Hewitt (01/04/11)
George Kent Hewitt, 58, of Malden, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Carroll Greenfield (01/04/11)
Carroll Lloyd Greenfield, son of the late James and Dollie Coleman Greenfield, was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Depaul Hospital in Bridgeton, Mo., at the age of 76. He was a U.S. Army veteran. On July 10, 1960, in Senath, he married Shirley O'Dell...
Cloretta Toney (01/04/11)
Cloretta "Cokes" Toney, 60, of Kennett, passed away Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, at Murphy Health & Rehab Center in Piggott, Ark. Born Nov. 16, 1950, in Peach Orchard, Mo., daughter of the late Richard Tracy and Evelyn Davis Tracy, she was a waitress. Survivors include one son, Brian Clifford, of Piggott; three daughters, Laura Clifford, of Piggott, Kimberly Corbit, of Coos Bay, Ore., and Twila Clifford, of Kennett; one sister, Doris Clifford, of North Bend, Ore.; special friend, Kenneth Hopper, of Holcomb, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.. ...