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Obituaries from March 2012

Dorin Crawford (03/23/12)
Dorin Dee Crawford, son of the late Joseph Roscoe Crawford and Mary Francis Linchford Crawford was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Bee Branch, Ark., and departed this life Thursday, March 22, 2012, at the age of 85 years and 6 months. Dorin met Flora Barron at the Rives theater. They married Nov. 5, 1949...
Julie Moser (03/23/12)
Julie Suzanne Moser, daughter of Glenda Holman Moser and the late Sanford Moser, was born Dec. 28, 1976, in Kennett, and passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012, near Arbyrd, Mo., at the age of 35. She was a 1995 graduate of Senath-Hornersville High School...
Mildred Wegener (03/30/12)
Mildred Inez Wegener, daughter of the late Matthew Carroll and Birdie Allen Carroll, was born Nov. 24, 1929, in Clarkton, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, March 29, 2012, at the age of 82 years, 4 months and 5 days. Mildred was the dedicated owner of Mildred's Daycare in Kennett...
Silva Thompson (03/30/12)
Silva K. Thompson, 74, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Jerry Wheeler (03/29/12)
Jerry Bert Wheeler, 57, of Kennett, passed away Monday, March 26, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 23, 1954, in Miami, Okla., son of Charles and Mary Jo Abernathy Wheeler, he had lived in Ottawa County area most of his life. He was a foreman, working for Trinity Enterprises. He was of the Methodist faith and a member of Red Red Rose and American Welding Society...
Mildred Wegener (03/29/12)
Mildred Wegener, 82, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Willodean Wheeler (03/27/12)
Willodean Wheeler, 85, of Kennett, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born Dec. 30, 1926, in Leslie, Ark., daughter of the late Stanley Terrell and Alpha Bell Still Terrell, she was a seamstress at the garment factory, and a member of the Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden, Mo...
Orval Deweese (03/27/12)
Orval Henry Deweese, 80, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Friday, March 23, 2012, at his residence. Born March 28, 1931, in Philadelphia, Miss., son of the late Henry Levi Deweese and Lura Jane Lee Deweese, he was a U.S. Army veteran, and a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church in Gideon. He was a retired educator after serving for 34 years as teacher and principal. He obtained a Masters Degree and a Specialist Degree in Education from Mississippi State University ...
Betty Hudson (03/27/12)
Betty Alyne Dement Hudson, 83, of Jackson, Mo., died Friday, March 23, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Mrs. Hudson was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, the middle daughter of Wilson and Doraretta Searcey Blumenberg. She married the love of her life, Kenneth Martin Hudson, on June 16, 1988, in Jackson. Mr. Hudson preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2008...
Billy Wells (03/27/12)
Billy Ralph Wells was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Kennett and departed this life on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the age of 89. He is survived by his loving wife, Zelma Davis, who he was married to for 70 years. They have resided in Plano, Texas for the past 23 years...
Wanda McDaniel (03/27/12)
Wanda Jo McDaniel, a resident of Kennett, for over 56 years, passed away at the age of 84 on Monday, March 26, 2012. She was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Russellville, Ark., to Joseph Wylie Henry and Anna Alma Prince Henry. She graduated from Russellville High School then attended Ouachita Baptist College graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1949 where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. ...
Louise Barton (03/27/12)
Helen Louise Barton, 54, of Kennett, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2012, at her residence. Born Jan. 3, 1958, in New Hope, Ala., daughter of Linnie Marie Fisher Wilburn and the late Willie Nathaniel Wilburn, she was a member of the Full gospel Church in Kennett...
Orval Deweese (03/25/12)
Orval Henry Deweese, 80, passed away at his residence in Gideon, Mo., on Friday, March 22, 2012. Mr. Deweese was born March 28, 1931, in Philadelphia, Miss., to the late Henry Levi Deweese and Lura Jane Lee Deweese. On May 21, 1958, he married Shirley Midkiff in Clarkton, Mo...
Junior Wiseman (03/22/12)
Junior Wiseman, son of Freda Hopper Wiseman and the late Walter Wiseman, was born Oct. 17, 1942, in Mountain Home, Ark., and departed this life Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at the age of 69. On Feb. 12, 1968, in Kennett, he married Wanda Odum, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two step brothers, James Walter Wiseman and Victor Gale Wiseman...
Dorin Crawford (03/22/12)
Dorin Crawford, 85, of Kennett, passed away today, Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Junior Wiseman (03/21/12)
Junior Wiseman, 69, of Kennett, Mo., passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Ann Shelton (03/20/12)
Recetta Ann Shelton, daughter of the late James Helton and Lillian Henson Helton, was born Sept. 1, 1943, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, March 16, 2012, at the age of 68 years, 6 months and 15 days. Recetta Ann married James R. Shelton on July 27, 1962...
Rice Moss, Jr., (03/20/12)
Rice Moss Jr., "J.R.", "Jim", passed away in his home Sunday, March 18, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Moss was born July 18, 1929, in Macon County, Tenn., to the late Ella and DeRice Moss. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion Post 362 in Hornersville, Mo. He served his country during WWII and was stationed in Germany...
Barbara Jorden (03/20/12)
Barbara Ann Jorden, 69, of Arbyrd, Mo., formerly of Glen Carbon, Ill., daughter of the late Harold and Ruth Ball Sisco, was born Dec. 10, 1942, in East St. Louis, Mo., and passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark...
Glenda Oliver (03/18/12)
Glenda Kay Oliver, of Kennett, Mo., daughter of James Willis Oliver and Dorothy Virginia Ford Oliver, was born July 5, 1962, in Dexter, Mo., and passed away Friday, March 16, 2012, at St. Francis Med Center at the age of 49. She was preceded by one sister Vicki Lynn Oliver...
Bill Orr (03/16/12)
William "Bill" M. Orr, son of the late Richard R. Brooks and Aleene N. Hance Brooks, was born Jan. 23, 1943, in Rolla, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, March 15, 2012, at the age of 69 years, 1 month and 21 days. On April 18, 1993, in Kennett, he married Rita Hall...
Glenda Oliver (03/16/12)
Glenda Oliver, 49, of Kennett, passed away today, Friday, March 16, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Larry Clark (03/16/12)
Larry E. Clark, of Cardwell, Mo., son of the late James Irvin and Anna Mae Florence Clark, was born Feb. 5, 1948, in East Prairie, Mo., and passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center at the age of 64. On Aug. 6, 1966, in Sikeston, Mo., he married Jeannie Evans...
Bill Orr (03/15/12)
Bill Orr, 69, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012, in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
William Mansfield III (03/15/12)
William "Billy" Franklin Mansfield III, of Kernersville, N.C., formerly of Arbyrd, Mo., was born Nov. 23, 1964, in Virginia Beach, Va., and passed away Monday, March 12, 2012, at the Wake Forest Baptist Trauma Center in Winston Salem, N.C., at the age of 47...
Richard Lester (03/15/12)
Richard Dale Lester, 62, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Gideon Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Gary Don Young (03/14/12)
Gary Don Young, son of the late Peck and Dena Christain Young, was born Oct. 1, 1940, in Hornersville, Mo., and passed away Friday, March 9, 2012, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 71. On Dec. 7, 1962, in Pawheen, Ark., north of Leachville, Ark., he married Diane Churchwell. ...
Jean Jones (03/13/12)
Jean D. Jones, 69, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.
Ida Dodson (03/13/12)
Ida Catherine Nelson Dodson, daughter of the late Joel Nelson and Nora Bice Nelson was born Nov. 4, 1914 in Gadsden, Ala., and departed this life Sunday, March 11, 2012, at the age of 97. On March 10, 1933, in Algoma, Miss., she married Lonnie Dodson, who preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1989...
Wanda Beaver (03/13/12)
Wanda Louise Beaver, daughter of the late Claude C. Parks and Dessie Hillyer Brasher, was born June 24, 1942, in Marston, Mo., and departed this life Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the age of 69 years, 8 months and 15 days. On April 20, 1961, in Rives, Mo., she married Thomas William Beaver...
Richard Austill (03/13/12)
Richard Lee Austill, 87, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Cotrell Funeral Service of Poplar Bluff is in charge of arrangements.
Leon Bennett (03/11/12)
Leon Bennett, son of the late Lewis Coleman Bennett and Hettie Elizabeth Wadkins Bennett, was born Jan. 23, 1920, in Kennett, and departed this life on Friday, March 9, 2012, at the age of 92 years, one month and 15 days. On April 21, 1962, he married Nan Mullikin...
Dr. Maynard Sisler (03/09/12)
Maynard Lee Sisler, MD, FACP, 88, of Kennett, died peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Heritage Nursing Center. An amazing individual, Maynard was an editor, writer and poet, an historian, a physician, an officer and a gentleman. He is remembered for his intelligence, wit and charm, and for his genuine delight in others, his warmth and kindness, and his ability to bring out the best in people...
Newt Lawrence (03/09/12)
Newt Cleo Lawrence, 89, of Kennett, formerly of Malden, Mo., passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born Sept. 25, 1922, in Newark, Ark., son of the late Benjamin Cleo and Bertha Mae Brinsfield Lawrence, he was self employed as an auto upholster...
Leon Bennett (03/09/12)
Leon Bennett, 92, of Kennett, passed away today, Friday, March 9, 2012, at National Health Care in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett in charge of the arrangements.
Dr. Maynard Sisler (03/08/12)
Dr. Maynard Sisler, 88, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., Sunday, March 11, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett...
Newt Lawrence (03/08/12)
Newt Cleo Lawrence, 89, of Kennett, formerly of Malden, Mo., passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Born Sept. 25, 1922, in Newark, Ark., son of the late Benjamin Cleo and Bertha Mae Brinsfield Lawrence, he was self employed as an auto upholster...
Ruby Venable (03/07/12)
Ruby Jewell Venable, daughter of the late Marvin Waddell and Effie McClain Waddell, was born March 18, 1928 in Sumach, Mo., and departed this life Friday, March 2, 2012, at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 13 days. Ruby married Wayne Venable on Dec. 24, 1959, who preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1983. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jeff Pirtle; two brothers, G.W. Waddell and Wimp Waddell and two sisters, Laverne Roden and Juanita Harris...
Carolyn Ellison (03/07/12)
Carolyn "Carol" Counts Ellison, daughter of the late Haskell "Hack" Counts and Alpha Omega Hall Counts was born March 13, 1940, in Kennett, and departed this life Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 17 days. Carol married J.C. Corter on July 8, 1955. He preceded her in death. She later married Austin M. Ellison on Feb. 14, 1973, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Kitty Hutchison (03/06/12)
Kitty Wayne Hutchison, daughter of the late Fred Lee and Altie Bell Dickson McGrew, was born Sept. 23, 1919, in Beech Corner, Mo., and passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Monette Manor Nursing Home in Monette, Ark., at the age of 92. On May 26, 1939, in Hornersville, Mo., she married W.F. Bill Hutchison, who preceded her in death Dec. 24, 1996. She was also preceded in death by one brother, George McGrew, and two sisters, Gertie Battles and Bonnie Sue Miller...
William Fender (03/06/12)
William Douglas Fender, 55, of Benton, Mo., previously of Kennett, died Thursday, March 1, at his home. He was born May 24, 1956, in Jonesboro, Ark., to Neva Lou Mock Fender and Douglas Fender. He graduated from Kennett High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University and Arkansas State University. ...
Earl Chamberlain (03/06/12)
Earl J. Chamberlain, 85, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in Converse, Texas. He was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Piggott, Ark., to Earl and Beatrice Chamberlain. Many may know him as "Son" Chamberlain. He served in the Navy during World War II. Following his military service, he worked in the truck line industry for 20 years...
John Bostic (03/06/12)
John Mart Bostic, 85, of Malden, Mo., passed away today, Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Ruby Venable (03/04/12)
Ruby Venable, 82, of Kennett, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2012 at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett is in charge of the arrangements.
Carolyn Ellison (03/04/12)
Carolyn "Carol" Counts Ellison, daughter of the late Haskell "Hack" Counts and Alpha Omega Hall Counts was born March 13, 1940, in Kennett, and departed this life Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 17 days. Carol married J.C. Corter on July 8, 1955. He preceded her in death. She later married Austin M. Ellis on Feb. 14, 1973, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Bobbie Picotte (03/02/12)
Bobbie Jean Picotte, 76, of Manila, Ark., widow of Theodore Picotte, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in Kennett. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Ned and Nora Osborne Rice and had been a lifelong area resident. Bobbie was a homemaker and a Baptist...
Carolyn Ellison (03/02/12)
Carolyn Laverne Counts Ellison, 72, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 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...
Mark Champlin (03/02/12)
Mark Allen Champlin, 50, of Puxico, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Memorial Services will be conducted at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Marsha Toler (03/01/12)
Marsha Diane Toler, daughter of the late Dewey and Lockie Marshall Copeland, was born July 28, 1946, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 65. She was a 1964 graduate of Senath High School...
Dr. Ralph Hawkins (03/01/12)
Dr. Ralph G. Hawkins, a long-time educator, husband and father died at the age of 81 years. Hawkins was born on June 12, 1930, and passed away peacefully in his home with family, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 from Alzheimer's. He is a 13 year survivor of multiple myeloma. Hawkins will be missed by his family and friends...