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Obituaries from October 2011

Earl Kemper (10/30/11)
Earl Kemper, 97, of Tallapoosa, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Earl Reese (10/28/11)
Earl Reese, 59, of Kennett, passed away today, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Anna Marshall (10/28/11)
Long time Marshfield, Mo., resident Anna Maude Marshall, former Springfield School Science Coordinator and founder of Teaching Science over the Education Channel, passed away in Claremont, Calif., at the age of 88. She and her husband George Winston Marshall lived in Springfield, Mo., from 1962 until 1985 when they built their retirement home on an 11-acre farm in Marshfield. ...
Carl Brown (10/28/11)
Carl Leroy Brown, son of the late Carl and Ruby Parker Brown was born Jan. 5, 1933, in Piggott, Ark., and departed this life Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at the age of 78 years, 9 months and 21 days. Lee married Annalee Bowling on July 11, 1979. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church...
Tony Sturgeon (10/27/11)
Tony Sturgeon, 58, of Neelyville, Mo., formerly of Malden, died Monday, October 3, 2011, at his residence in Neelyville. Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Sister Jamesetta Knott (10/27/11)
Maple Mount, KY -- Sister Jamesetta Knott, 86, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Oct. 22, 2011, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 63rd year of religious life. She was a native of Wilhelmina. Born Mildred Louise Knott to the late James and Virgie Knott, Sister Jamesetta was known for her compassion, prayerfulness and a listening heart. ...
Albert Van "Sonny" Key (10/27/11)
Albert Van "Sonny" Key, 69, of Malden died Friday, October 21, 2011, at Malden. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Malden. Born in Holcomb on July 20, 1942, he was the son of the late Everett Eugene Key and Louise (Thorn) Key. He was preceded in death by his father, Everett Eugene Key...
Betty Reece (10/27/11)
Betty Reece , daughter of the late Victor J. Reece and Jeanette White Reece, was born on January 22, 1933 at Townley and departed this life in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on October 9, 2011 at the age of 78. Ms. Reece was a former factory worker for Hawley Products at St. Charles, Illinois and a resident of Malden...
Iola Preser (10/27/11)
Mary Iola Preser, 94, of Bloomfield died Sunday, October 23, 2011, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter. She was affiliated with the Church of Christ in Dexter. Born in Monette, Ark., on May 26, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Stephen Albert Pyland and Lillie Demetra (Stewart) Pyland. On March 28, 1942, in Monette, she was united in marriage to Broadus Lee Presser, who preceded her in death on February 16, 1995...
George Henry Norton (10/27/11)
George Henry Norton, 65, of Clarkton died Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at DePaul Health Center in St. Louis. He was a Towboat Engineer and volunteered for the Fire Department at Clarkton. Born in Kennett on April 17, 1946, he was the son of the late Willie Lonzo Norton and Ancie Marie (Cheshire) Norton. On October 17, 1968, in St. Louis he was united in marriage to Doris Darlene Fobar, who survives of the home...
James Alford Fincher (10/27/11)
James Alford Fincher, 78, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born May 3, 1933, in Hacklesburg, Ala., son of the late Thomas Boyd Fincher and Francis Gertrude Brewer Fincher, he was a machine operator for American Can Co...
Juanita Earnest (10/27/11)
Juanita M. Earnest, 88, of Gallatin, Mo., passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at the Daviess County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gallatin. She had previously lived in Cameron, Mo., and was originally from Lilbourn, Missouri. Juanita was born Feb. 7, 1923, in Lilbourn, to Henry and Cora Ellen Culbertson Cashion. She had retired from the Red Cross as an office administrative worker. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church of Cameron...
James Fincher (10/26/11)
James A. Fincher, 78, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Juanita Earnest (10/26/11)
Juanita M. Earnest, 88, of Gallatin, Mo., passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Daviess County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gallatin. Brown Funeral Home in Cameron, Mo., in charge of arrangements.
Thelma Srum (10/25/11)
Thelma Grace Adkerson Srum, daughter of the late J.C. and Martha Layne Adkerson, was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Paragould, Ark., and departed this life Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett, at the age of 95 years, 10 months and two days...
Naomi Ross (10/25/11)
Naomi Irene Ross, 81 of Kennett, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at her home. Born Jan. 18, 1930, in Cotton Plant, Mo., daughter of the late Hiram Rolland and Daisy Edwards Ross, she was a graduate of Senath High School and had been a long-time area resident. ...
Iola Presser (10/25/11)
Iola Presser, 94, of Bloomfield, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Cypress Point Skilled Care Nursing Home in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Larry Lenderman (10/25/11)
Larry Don Lenderman, Sr., 66, of Light, Ark., died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born July 10, 1945, in Stanford, Ark., the son of the late Tom and Martha Dale Lenderman. He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter; brother, Noel Lenderman and sister, Ina Bell Dickerson...
Albert Key (10/25/11)
Albert Van "Sonny" Key, 69, of Malden, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Malden. Born July 20, 1942, in Holcomb, Mo., son of Louise Thorn Key and the late Everrett Eugene Key, he was a member of the United Methodist Church in Malden. Survivors include his mother, Louise Key, of Malden, aunts, uncles and cousins, and a host of friends...
Enna Hudson (10/25/11)
Enna Hudson, 64, of Kennett, passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Tony Hargrove (10/25/11)
Tony Hargrove, son of the late Jesse Mitchell and Vassie Lee Shearer Hargrove, was born Dec. 15, 1929, in Leachville, Ark., and passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at his residence in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 81. On July 10, 1955, in Piggott, Ark., he married Ann Ray...
Glenda Baney (10/25/11)
Glenda Baney, 95, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Lanny Wilson (10/23/11)
Lanny Earl Wilson, son of the late John Charles Wilson and LulaMae Shepard Wilson, was born July 20, 1945, in Kennett, and departed this life Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at the age of 66 years 2 months and 27 days. Lanny married Patricia Louise Pickens in April 1969...
Naomi Ross (10/23/11)
Naomi Irene Ross, 81 of Kennett, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at her home. Born Jan. 18, 1930, in Cotton Plant, Mo., daughter of the late Hiram Rolland and Daisy Edwards Ross, she was a graduate of Senath High School and had been a long-time area resident. ...
Margaret Marler (10/23/11)
Margaret Marler, daughter of the late Zache Davis and Nettie Jackson Davis Williams was born Jan. 8, 1920, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at the age of 91 years, 9 months and 13 days. Margaret married Kenneth Marler who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Nelda Usery; two brothers, Raymond Davis and Harold Davis; one grandson, Dennis Usery; a son-in-law, Johnny James and a brother-in-law, Bill French...
Kevin Branum (10/23/11)
Kevin Dwight Branum, son of the late Franklin W. Branum and Agnes L. Schell Branum, was born Feb. 7, 1953, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at the age of 58 years, 8 months and 14 days. Kevin married Dianna Felker Dec. 23, 1972...
Margaret Marler (10/21/11)
Margaret Marler, 91, of Kennett, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. On line condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.
George Norton (10/20/11)
George Henry Norton, 65, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at DePaul Health Center in St. Louis, Mo. Born April 17, 1946, in Kennett, son of the late Willie Lonzo Norton and Ancie Marie Cheshire Norton, he was an engineer on a towboat, and a volunteer with the Clarkton Fire Department...
James Warrington (10/19/11)
James A. Warrington, son of the late Everett W. Warrington and Jesse A. Crunk Warrington, was born Sept. 29, 1934, in Kennett, and departed this life Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at the age of 77 years and 18 days. James married Janice McBride on June 20, 1969...
Karen Pemberton (10/19/11)
Karen Pemberton, 61, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at her residence. Born Jan. 18, 1950, in Rector, Ark., daughter of the late Raleigh Rudolph Laws and Mabel Cowgill Laws, she was a former employee of NHC Nursing Home in Kennett...
Mary Huddleston (10/19/11)
Mary Elizabeth "Sue" Scroggin Huddleston, 94, of Germantown, Tenn., (formerly of North Little Rock, Ark.) went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. She was born in Solgohachia, Ark., Oct. 11, 1917, to Carlena Vann and John Andrew Scroggin. She was the youngest of seven and preceded in death by her parents and her siblings...
Florene Byrd (10/19/11)
Florene Pitts Byrd, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur E. Byrd, dear mother of Jerry Byrd and Pamela Ring, and dear grandmother of three and great-grandmother of five. Private services were held at Memorial Gardens Cemetery...
Lanny Wilson (10/18/11)
Lanny Wilson, 66, of Kennett, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Joe Willett (10/18/11)
Joe Willett, son of Walter Willett and Vicki Petty Willett, was born Nov. 8, 1964, in Kennett, and departed this life Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at the age of 46 years, 11 months and 7 days. Joe married Lesia Payne on March 5, 1988. Survivors include his wife, Lesia Willett, of Kennett; one son, J.J. ...
James Warrington (10/18/11)
James Warrington, 77, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, in Holcomb. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements.
Jared Shaneyfelt (10/18/11)
Stephen Jared Shaneyfelt, 28, of Gobler, Mo., passed away, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Born at Blytheville, Ark., he was a 2001 graduate of Senath-Hornersville High School and was employed by Daniels Farms in Rives, Mo. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Dr. E.A. Shaneyfelt, and his maternal grandmother, Monda Newcomb...
Leon Huffines (10/18/11)
Leon Huffines, 76, of Senath, Mo., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at the Senath Nursing Home. Born July 25, 1935, in Hornersville, son of the late Wayne Huffines and Ethel Haire Huffines, he was a U.S. Marine veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville, a member of the Hornersville Masonic Lodge No. 215 AF & AM, a member of the American Legion Post No. 362, and a bookkeeper for Ford Oil Co...
Curtis Guined (10/18/11)
Curtis Wayne Guined, 53, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at his residence. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to service time at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jack Allen officiating...
Margaret Oakley (10/14/11)
Margaret Mary Smith Oakley, 82, died on May 27, her birthday, in Berkeley, Calif., after a short bout of pneumonia. Margaret was a native of Glennonville, Mo., and considered it home even after many years of living away. She lived in many places, but put down roots in Reno, Nev., for 43 years before moving to both Davis and Emeryville, Calif., to be near her children...
Mary Whitehead (10/14/11)
Mary Jane Whitehead, daughter of the late Russell and Rusha Ann Lee Dempsey, was born Nov. 24, 1916, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at the Heritage Gardens of Senath in Senath, Mo., at the age of 94. On Nov. 11, 1941, in Caruthersville, Mo., she married William E. ...
Sonia Bridges (10/12/11)
Sonia Kay Bridges, daughter of Dan Hyten and Charlene Smith Hyten, was born March 24, 1967, and departed this life Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at the age of 44 years, 6 months and 12 days. Survivors include her parents, Dan Hyten, of Marmaduke, Ark., and Charlene Hyten, of Kennett; husband, Johnny Bridges, of Jonesboro, Ark.; one brother, John Hyten and wife, Christina, of Kennett; three sisters, Cindi Murrell and husband, Tim, of Rives, Mo., Sonya Michelle Hyten and Casey, of Paragould, Ark., and Mikyla Leshell Rouse and husband, Eric, of Marmaduke; stepmother, Lee Hyten, of Marmaduke; grandmother, Lorene Spain, of Senath, Mo.; special friends, Kimberly Reinardt and Deb Lee; 13 nieces and nephews; one great-nephew, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Peggy Lowery (10/11/11)
Peggy Lowery, 62, of Berkely, Mo., passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at Christian NE Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Liz Karaff (10/11/11)
Liz Karaff, 70, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. Private family services will be held. Liz was preceded in death by her parents, Lucian and Mable Minner; step-father, Henry Cameron; husband, Jerry Karaff; brother, Joe Minner. ...
Helen Glass (10/11/11)
Helen C. Glass, 80, of Wardell, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 30, 1931, in Athens, Ala., daughter of the late Cornelius Kelly Elrod and Wayman Cleo Elrod, she was of Baptist faith, an a member of the Eastern Star...
Juanita Clark (10/11/11)
Juanita Clark, 70, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born Oct. 2, 1941, in Rives, Mo., daughter of the late Grover Broglin and Alberta Aldridge Broglin, she was a member of Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden, Mo...
Helen Bost (10/11/11)
Helen Juanita Bost, daughter of the late John and Nannie Barrett Neal, was born Dec. 9, 1925, in Arbyrd, Mo., and passed away, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at her residence in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 85. She was the last of 13 children, a homemaker, and she raised five children...
Cindy Faucett (10/09/11)
Cynthia "Cindy" Faucett, 48, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born May 12, 1963, in Topeka, Kan., daughter of Barbara McCallister and the late William Evans Denham, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
R. J. Dirks (10/09/11)
R.J. "Ronnie" Dirks, 89, of Bernie, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at his residence. Born Jan. 18, 1922, in Akron, Ohio, son of the late Henry Dirks and Ethel Bruns Dirks, he was a U.S. Army Air Corps WWII veteran, having received the Silver Star and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was president of the Malden Grain Company, a former mayor of Malden, and he received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Iowa State...
Juanita Clark (10/09/11)
Juanita Clark, 70, of Campbell, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Barbara Overturf-Shumate (10/07/11)
Barbara Overturf-Shumate, 52, of Hayti, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.
Christine McGrew (10/07/11)
Christine McGrew, daughter of the late Everett and Bessie Kelley Wilkins, was born Dec. 24, 1919, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 91. Her husband, Tom McGrew preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Randy McGrew and Gene McCormick; four brothers and one sister...
Martha Henson (10/07/11)
Martha Jeanette Henson, 58, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born July 6, 1953, in Eau Claire, Mich., daughter of the late Jesse Dock Bailey and Blanche Jeanette Curtis, she was of the Pentecostal faith...
Mark Decker (10/07/11)
Mark Anthony Decker, 46, of Rives, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Kennett, after a long illness. Born Feb. 8, 1965. in Rives, son of Leroy and Barbara Decker, he was a member of the Church of Christ and a truck driver. His children meant everything to him, and he loved motorcycles and visiting with family and friends...
Sonia Bridges (10/07/11)
Sonia K. Bridges, 44, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Michael Wilburn (10/06/11)
Michael Wilburn, 49, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Martha Henson (10/06/11)
Martha Jeanette Henson, 58, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Lois Goza (10/06/11)
Lois Margaret Goza, 87, of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1923, in Marks, Miss., to the late John Scott and Mayne Juanita Lay Pratt. Living in both Scott and Stoddard counties, she was a housewife and homemaker, and a member of the Assembly of God Church in Sikeston...
Wilma Curtright (10/06/11)
Wilma Burgess Curtright, daughter of the late Louis and Lottie Whitlock Hodge was born July 14, 1922, in Leachville, Ark., and passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 89. She was married to Bill Curtright, who preceded her in death. ...
Edgar Furlow (10/05/11)
Edgar Allan Furlow, son of the late Edgar Furlow and Minnie Headrick Furlow, was born Oct. 29, 1938, in Kennett, and departed this life Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the age of 72 years, 11 months and 2 days. He served in the U.S. Navy. Allan married Loretta Laws on May 9, 1997...
Jerry Clark (10/05/11)
Jerry Ray Clark, 74, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Campbell. Born Sept. 7, 1937, in Frisbee, Mo., son of the late Jake Clark and Maxine Crews Clark, he was a member of Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden, Mo. On Oct. 11, 1956, in Friendship, Mo., he married Juanita Broglin...
Dorothy Jarrett (10/04/11)
Dorothy Deloris Phelps Jarrett, 81, of Oak Grove Heights, passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at her home. She was born Oct. 3, 1929 in Cardwell, Mo., the daughter of the late J.E. "Eb" and Dovie Chloe Bishop Phelps. Dorothy married Elvis Wayne Jarrett on Aug. 4, 1945. To this union, two daughters were born...
Jewel Gaddis (10/04/11)
Jewel Etoyle Gaddis, 100, of Kennett, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Edgar Furlow (10/04/11)
Edgar Allan Furlow, 72, of Kennett, passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Jerry Clark (10/02/11)
Jerry Ray Clark, 74, of Campbell, passed away Friday, September 30, 2011. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.