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Obituaries from April 2012

Xavier Killian (04/29/12)
Xavier Levi Killian, 6 months, of Malden, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Cabot, Ark. Born Oct. 19, 2011, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., he was the son of Brandon Killian and Brittney Rushing. Survivors include his mother, Brittney Rushing, of Malden, Mo.; his father, Brandon Killian, of Cabot, Ark.; one sister, Natalie Killian, of Malden; one brother, Camden Killian, of Malden; maternal grandparents, Sandra Rushing, of Malden and Clinton Rushing, of Malden; paternal grandparents, Lisa Conder, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Phillip Killian, of Cabot, and a host of other family and friends.. ...
Kathleen Rogers (04/29/12)
Kathleen Clifford Rogers, 89, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Rector, Ark., passed away Friday, April 27, 2012, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital. She was born July 9, 1922, to the late Henry and Nell Pearson Montgomery in Clay County, Ark. She owned flower shops in Rector and Kennett for a number of years and was president of Arkansas Florist. She was a feature designer and taught design schools from Boston, Mass. to Texas and all of the East Coast...
Marlene Allgood (04/27/12)
Marlene Allgood, daughter of the late Charlie Davis and Elzie Thompson Davis, was born Oct. 5, 1924, in Morley, Mo., and departed this life Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the age of 87 years, 6 months and 20 days. Marlene married Jimmie Allgood on May 5, 1949. He preceded her in death on August 24, 1985. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Wilburn Davis and two sisters, Alma Harper and Marie Slow...
Juanita Adams (04/26/12)
Juanita Joyce Adams, 75, of Caruthersville, Mo., passed away today, Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Caruthersville Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Jason Andrew Carrington (04/25/12)
Jason Andrew Carrington born September 17, 1982, died April 7, 2012. He went to Malden School and was a resident of Malden most of his life. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Hugh Carrington and one uncle, Butch Carrington. He is survived by his grandparents, Betty Carrington and Orval and Barbara Crane; his parents Gaylon and Lee Carrington Crane; one uncle, Mike Carrington, four aunts, Debbie Carrington, Teresa Carrington Brant, Pam Brown and Angela Kelly and many loving cousins. ...
Thomas "Tom" White (04/25/12)
Thomas "Tom" White, 79, of Jackson died Thursday, April 12, 2012, at his residence in Jackson. He was retired from White Trash Hauling. He was a member of The Rock International Ministries in Jackson. Born in Bolden, Miss., on June 3, 1932, he was the son of the late Walter White and Illene (Jameson) White. On April 2, 1974, in Malden, he was united in marriage to Alice Beatrice Harris, who preceded him in death on February 2, 1999...
Paul Howard Black (04/25/12)
Paul Howard Black 97, of Malden died Monday, April 9, 2012, at Malden Nursing & Rehab. He was a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Army. Born in Parma on March 3, 1915, he was the son of the late Lewis Oscar Black and Clara Belle (Paul) Black. Survivors include four sisters, Mary Albritton of St. Peters, Mo., Bonnie Truett of Risco, Dixie Patterson of Risco and Ruth McCord of Maryland Heights, Mo., and several nieces and nephews...
Ruby Yeats (04/25/12)
Ruby Yeats, 84, of Risco died Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Pauline "Polly" Adams (04/25/12)
Pauline "Polly" Adams, 66, of Dexter died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Dexter. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
R.V. Wilson (04/25/12)
R.V. Wilson, 83, of Campbell died Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. He was a retired farmer and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden. Born in Wardell on April 19, 1928, he was the son of the late J.B. Wilson and Etta (Elliott) Wilson. On June 14, 1947 in Piggott, he was united in marriage to Mavis Simpson, who survives of the home...
Wyman Lincoln "Abe" Selby (04/25/12)
Wyman Lincoln "Abe" Selby, 84, of Malden went home to be with his Savior on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Malden. He spent most of his working years selling Case/I.H. farm equipment. Born in Kennett on February 12, 1928, he was the son of the late Wyman Macky Selby and Alice Louise (Waddell) Selby. On December 1, 1946 in Kennett, he was united in marriage to Bonnie L. (Irvin) Selby, who survives of the home...
Karol "Janie" Garris (04/25/12)
Karol "Janie" Garris, 52, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Friday, April 13, 2012 at her home in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was born July 17, 1959 in Gideon, Mo. to Orval and Shirley Midkiff Deweese. She and Gene Garris were married September 4, 1993 at Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He preceded her in death March 18, 2011...
George D. Ellsworth (04/25/12)
George D. Ellsworth, 68, of Malden died Saturday, April 14, 2012, at his residence in Malden. He was in the Missouri National Guard. He served as an officer and a member of the American Legion Post #263. He was retired from Federal Mogul in Malden on January 13, 2006, after 21 years of service and he was of the Baptist faith. ...
Harold Dean Burge (04/25/12)
Harold Dean Burge, 81, of Springfield, formerly of Malden, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Springfield. He served in U.S. Air Force from 1950 to 1954. He was a farmer and a long time member of the First Christian Church in Malden. Born in Malden on August 14, 1930, he was the son of the late Horace Burge and Louise (Pedigo) Burge. ...
Ricky John Johnson (04/25/12)
Ricky John Johnson, 53, of Gideon died Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 11, 1959 in Gideon, he was the son of Billy John Johnson and Mamie (Allen) Johnson. Surviving are one daughter, Amanda Walls and husband, Trey, of Gideon; two step-sons, Steven Muse and wife, Lisa, of Campbell and Danny Muse of Gideon; one step-daughter, Treasure Todd and husband, Jeff, of Clarkton; his parents, Billy John and Mamie Johnson of Gideon; three brothers, Mike Johnson and wife, Fonda, of Warrenton, Mo., Randy Johnson and wife, Lisa, of Ellsinore and Eric Johnson and wife, Nikki, of Gideon; one sister, Gina Reeder and husband, Richie, of Malden, three grandchildren, Landyn Walls, Braxtyn Walls and Dawsyn Walls, all of Gideon, and seven step-grandchildren, Brittany Muse of Kennett, Kari Muse, Darian Muse, Ciara Muse, Skyla Muse, all of Gideon, Grace Todd and Gordon Todd of Clarkton.. ...
James Lawrence (04/25/12)
James Lester Lawrence, 90, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at his residence. Born March 8, 1922, in Appleton, Ark., son of the late Lester Lawrence and Ida Mae Stroud Lawrence, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII Pacific Theater, and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Gideon...
Othal Irvin (04/25/12)
Othal Irvin, 95, of Malden, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Daniel Wesselhoft (04/24/12)
Memorial services for Daniel Ernst Wesselhoft, of Brookhaven, Miss., will be held at 4 p.m., today, Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service in Brookhaven. Mr. Wesselhoft, 79, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at his home. He was born in Illinois on Aug. 6, 1932, to Oscar and Elizabeth Janssen Wesselhoft...
Alice Moles (04/24/12)
Alice Faye Moles, daughter of the late Raymond Elbert Carson and Ann Marie Jaco Carson, was born Aug. 27, 1944, in Hornersville, Mo., and departed this life Sunday, April 22, 2012, at the age of 67. Alice married James Thomas Moles who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Ray Carson and Elbert Carson and five sisters, Myrtle Prewitt, Callie Eubanks, Lola Mae Jones, Irene Brow and Betty Davis...
Abe Selby (04/22/12)
Wyman Lincoln "Abe" Selby, 84, of Malden, Mo., went home to be with his Savior Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born Feb. 12, 1928, in Kennett, son of the late Wyman Macky Selby and Alice Louise Waddell Selby, he spent most of his working years selling Case/I/H. Farm Equipment...
Abe Selby (04/20/12)
Abe Wyman Selby, 84, of Malden, Mo., passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 21, at the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, April 21, at the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden with Rev. Aulden LeBlanc officiating...
Rosie Golden (04/20/12)
Rosie Mae Golden, 53, of Bloomington, Ind., passed away Friday, April 13, 2012, at her residence. Born Oct. 10, 1958, in Kennett, daughter of Rosie Lee Alexander and the late R.W. Roundtree, she was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Kennett...
Robert Overman (04/19/12)
Robert Overman, son of the late Robert Lee and Blanche Garrett Overman, was born March 22, 1929, in Leachville, Ark., and passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., at the age of 83. He married Annie Magaleane Jones, who preceded him in death on Nov. 27, 2003. He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister...
Kenneth Kinchen (04/19/12)
Kenneth Dale Kinchen, 77, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at National Health Care in Kennett. Born Jan. 16, 1935, in Hollywood, Mo., son of the late Sydney O'Dell Kinchen and Hattie Mae Buck Kinchen, he was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Kennett...
Agnes Luther (04/19/12)
Agnes Lou Champ Luther passed away from this life Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at the age of 92 at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. She was born March 31, 1920, in Clarkton, Mo., daughter of the late Harmon and Dosha Champ. On Oct. 26, 1938, she was married to Delbert A. Luther, who preceded her in death in September of 1984. Agnes was also preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Stinnett and Mabel Scarbrough and two brothers, Robert Champ and Houston Champ...
Vicky Rudd (04/19/12)
Vicky Sue Rudd, daughter of the late Rudell Brooks and Iretta Dees Brooks, was born Aug. 22, 1963, in Kennett, and departed this life Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at the age of 48 years, 7 months and 27 days. Survivors include her finance, James Westbrook, of Kennett; two sons, Johnny Rudd, of Kennett and Cody Westbrook, of Kennett; three grandchildren, Ciara Chitester, Kylynne Adams and Kaitlyn Rudd; three brothers, Allen Brooks, of Bono, Ark., Tony Brooks, of Batesville, Ark., and Terry Brooks, of Batesville; three sisters, Wanda Goodrich, of Kennett, Kay Guthrie, of Newport, Ark., and Tabitha Bunch, of Cave City, Ark., and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Marvin Crews (04/19/12)
Marvin Ray "Poppy" Crews, 73, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Kennett, passed from this life, Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Thursday, April 19, at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 20, at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel with Royce Boling officiating...
Kenneth Kinchen (04/18/12)
Kenneth Kinchen, 77, of Kennett, passed away today, Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at National Health Care in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Agnes Luther (04/18/12)
Agnes Luther, 92, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away today, Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Vicky Rudd (04/18/12)
Vicky Rudd, 48, of Kennett, passed away today, Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at National Health Care in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Dayton Thompson (04/18/12)
Dayton Dewayne Thompson, 60, of Senath, Mo., formerly of Cardwell, Mo., son of the late John Lee and Iva Evelyn Blocker Thompson, was born Dec. 4, 1951, in Senath, and passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. Survivors include four brothers, Donald Thompson, of Live Oaks, Fla., Delbert Thompson, of Cabot, Ark., Delton Thompson, of Papa, Mich., and David Thompson, of Mayflower, Ark.; three sisters, Pat Barnes, of Benton, Ark., Ola Roeder, of Sawyer, Mich., Peggy Moody, of Paragould, Ark., and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Rose Golden (04/17/12)
Rose Mae Golden, 53, of Bloomington, Ind., formerly of Kennett, passed away Friday, April 13, 2012, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Dewayne Crawford (04/17/12)
Dewayne Crawford, 72, of Kennett, passed away Monday, April 16, 2012, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 9, 1939, in Bragg City, Mo., son of the late Paul Crawford and Lovey Demay Crawford, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of the Kennett Country Club...
Hal Coutcher (04/17/12)
Harold "Hal" L. Coutcher, 78, of Monroe, La., formerly of Kennett, passed away Friday, April 13, 2012. Golden Funeral Home of Bastrop, La., is in charge of arrangements.
William Carr (04/17/12)
William Ray Carr passed from this life Saturday, April 14, 2012, in Kennett. He was born Sept. 4, 1924, in St. Francis, Ark., to the late Marion and Delphia Harell Carr. He graduated from Greenway High School and served his country as a member of the 218th Ambulance Company National Guard Unit. ...
George Ellsworth (04/15/12)
George Ellsworth, 67, of Malden, Mo., passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.
Lester Warren (04/13/12)
Lester Wayne Warren, son of the late Lester Warren and Lucille McNew Warren, was born Oct. 6, 1952, in Kennett and departed this life Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the age of 59 years, 6 months and 4 days. On March 9, 1986, he married Jana Lea Bailey, who preceded him in death Nov. 9, 2009. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Charles Ray Warren...
Margaret Sissom (04/13/12)
Margaret Sue Sissom, 78, of Cardwell, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at West Plains, Mo. Born April 2, 1934, in Arbyrd, Mo., daughter of the late Buford and Orene Petty Adkerson, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cardwell. On Nov. 3, 1951, in Cardwell, she married Randal Sissom...
Janice Hughes (04/13/12)
Janice Hughes, daughter of the late Russell Wilson and Virginia Jackson Warren, was born Dec. 3, 1937, in Kennett, and departed this life Thursday, April 12, 2012, in Kennett, at the age of 74 years, 4 months and 9 days. Janice married Jack Hughes on May 11, 1957...
Geraldine Collins (04/13/12)
Geraldine P. Collins, daughter of the late Amos Patton and Tiny Henderson Patton, was born Oct. 28, 1936, in Palls Valley, Okla., and departed this life Thursday, April 12, 2012, at the age of 75 years, 5 months and 15 days. On July 12, 1952, she married Dewey Collins...
Margaret Sissom (04/12/12)
Margaret Sue Sissom, 78, of Cardwell, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at West Plains, Mo. Born April 2, 2012, in Arbyrd, Mo., daughter of the late Buford and Orene Petty Adkerson, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cardwell. On Nov. 3, 1951, in Cardwell, she married Randal Sissom...
Wanda Higginbotham (04/12/12)
Wanda Lee Higginbotham, 78, of Cardwell, Mo., widow of Jerry Higginbotham, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born at Strawberry, Ark., she was the daughter of the late R. E. and Marie Collins Lackey and had lived most of her life in Cardwell. She was a 1952 graduate of Childress High School and a member of the Cardwell United Methodist Church...
Geraldine Collins (04/12/12)
Geraldine Collins, 75, of Kennett, passed away today, Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Franklin Brown (04/12/12)
Franklin D. Brown, son of the late Felix Sylvester Brown and Vernon Enochs Brown was born March 5, 1933, in Keiser, Ark., and departed this life Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the age of 79 years, 1 month and 5 days. On Dec. 27, 1980, he married Jeannie Gaskins...
Lester Warren (04/11/12)
Lester Warren, 59, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Ronnie McAbee (04/11/12)
Ronnie Dean "Pork Chop" McAbee, 64, of Kennett, passed away, Tuesday, April 3, 2012. He was born Nov. 27, 1947, in Kennett, to the late Alfred and Elsie Hays McAbee. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jenna and two brothers, Herman and Hubert McAbee...
Franklin Brown (04/11/12)
Franklin Brown, 79, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Leslie Robinson (04/10/12)
Leslie Eudell Robinson, 78, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012, at his residence. Born Dec. 2, 1933, in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late Otis Melton and Zelma McElwrath Robinson, he was a farmer and U.S. Navy veteran. On Sept. 6, 1955, in Hernando, Miss., he married Nancy Nelson...
Donald Carson (04/10/12)
Donald Ray Carson, 64, of Kennett, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012, at his residence. Born April 5, 1948, in Kennett, son of the late Raymond and Ann Carson, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in Vietnam, and a member of the Hope and Glory Church in Kennett...
Clarence Berry (04/10/12)
Clarence C Berry, 63, of Malden, Mo., passed away Friday, April 6, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born Jan. 5, 1949, in Malden, son of the late Clarence Chalmer and Iva Robertson Berry, he was retired after 34 years from Federal Mogul in Malden. He attended the Mt. Zion Church...
Shirley McCracken (04/08/12)
Shirley Jean McCracken, age 63 of Hornersville, Mo., died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at the Heritage Gardens in Senath, Mo. Born January 12, 1949, in Kennett, she was the daughter of the late Node and Helen Tyson Kennedy and had been a long-time area resident. She was a CNA for the Senath Nursing Home for over 30 years. Mrs. McCracken was a very loving and caring person and enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and her dog Baby Jane...
Millicent Somers (04/06/12)
Millicent Simpson Somers, 81, of Rector, Ark., went to meet her beloved husband, Omer Jr., in heaven, Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Millicent was born in Greenway, Ark., on April 22, 1930, to the late Ishmael and Ida Mae Goodman Simpson. She was married to Omer on June 10, 1950 in Piggott, Ark. During this marriage Omer was a union electrician and they traveled extensively before settling in Rector...
Billy White (04/05/12)
Billy G. White, 83, of Blytheville, Ark., passed away Monday, April 2, 2012. Survivors include his wife, Della White, of Blytheville; three daughters, Andrea Childs, of Blytheville, Byrtina White, of Jackson, Miss., and Olaeti White, of Atlanta, Ga.; three sons, Aarnonda White, of St. ...
Syble Palmer (04/05/12)
Syble Lorraine Palmer, daughter of the late Milburn Sutton and Sarah Clubb Sutton, was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Kennett, and departed this life Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the age of 90 years and 7 months. Syble was married to Lowell Palmer who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one grandchild, Hanna Grace Orf; three brothers, Floyd Sutton, Winfred Sutton and Wesley Sutton and one sister, Goldie Lemonds...
Donnis Ray (04/04/12)
Donnis Ray, 59, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
Silva Thompson (04/03/12)
Silva Karnese Thompson, daughter of the late Chester Harris and Elga Pattillo Harris, was born n June 24, 1937, in Gideon, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the age of 74 years, 9 months and 5 days. She married Eugene Thompson on Dec. 20, 1956, in Gideon. He preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 2011. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Aubrey Harris and three sisters, Louise Savage, Ruby Fielder and Chesteen Chappell...
Syble Palmer (04/03/12)
Syble Lorraine Palmer, daughter of the late Milburn Sutton and Sarah Clubb Sutton, was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Kennett, and departed this life Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the age of 90 years and 7 months. Syble was married to Lowell Palmer who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one grandchild, Hannah Grace Orf; three brothers, Floyd Sutton, Winfred Sutton and Wesley Sutton and one sister, Goldie Lemonds...
Robert Coleman, Sr. (04/03/12)
Robert Coleman, Sr., 77, of Malden, Mo., passed away today, Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Vera Bishop (04/03/12)
Vera Mae Bishop, daughter of the late Leland and Wilma Jackson Burgess, was born April 5, 1943, in St. Joseph, Mo., and passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 68. On Jan. 9, 2006, in Caruthersville, Mo., she married Jerry Bishop...