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Obituaries from May 2012

Garry Key (05/31/12)
Garry Key, 66, of Barnhart, Mo., passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis County, Mo. He was born Oct. 13, 1945, in Kennett, Missouri, the son of the late Lena Snipes and Charley Key. He is survived by his wife Laura "Kaye" Rollins Key; daughters, Tammy Engelbach and husband, Robert, of Barnhart and Kristell Key, of Barnhart; a son, Steven Key and wife, Heather, of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Jerris Waddell, of Kennett; brother, Don Key and wife, Thelma, of Kennett; grandchildren, Jarred Engelbach and fiancÚ, Heather, Brent Engelbach, and friend Lexi, Geordan and Jakob Key, Bryanne, Alexyus, Atreyu and Josiah McCallister, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.. ...
Allen Bunton (05/31/12)
Allen Raymond "Butch" Bunton, 65, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2012, at his residence. Born Aug. 24, 1946, in St. Louis, Mo., son of the late Clarence A. Bunton and Louise Poteet Bunton, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Vietnam. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Piggott, Ark., a member of the Association of American Retired Persons, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assoc., and the Experimental Aircraft Assoc., and a disabled combat vet...
Thomas Kinsey (05/30/12)
Thomas H. Kinsey, 79, of Lamar, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, May 28, 2012, at his home at the Truman Health Care Center in Lamar. Thomas was born Wednesday, Oct. 5 1932, to Thomas Yancey Kinsey and Lola Catherine Baker Kinsey in East St. Louis, Ill. The family moved several times before settling in Kennett in the mid-1930s...
Tom Kinsey (05/29/12)
Tom Kinsey, 79, of Lamar, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012, at Truman Health Care in Lamar. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Chuck Davis (05/29/12)
Graveside services for Charles "Chuck" Wesley Davis were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2012 at Bethel Cemetery in Colfax with Rev. Carl Gulde officiating. Mr. Davis, 75, of Pineville, La., died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Rapides Regional Medical Center...
James Cauble (05/29/12)
James Lee Cauble, son of Bessie Elizabeth Melare Cauble Schaake and the late Hubert Lee Cauble, was born Feb. 7, 1943, and departed this life Friday, May 25, 2012, at the age of 69 years. James married Zerna B Webb on June 19, 1982. He was in the United States Air Force and served in Vietnam during the Vietnam War...
Freddie Singleton (05/27/12)
Freddie Eugene Singleton, son of the late Charles Singleton and Rachel Cannon Singleton, was born on June 20, 1950 in Kennett, and departed this life Thursday, May 24, 2012, at the age of 61 years 11 months and 4 days. Freddie married Sharon Trainer on October 26, 1968...
Mildred Farr (05/27/12)
Mildred Callis Farr, born June 10, 1913, died April 22, 2012, after a full life. She had spent the last seven years in a nursing home in Chesterfield, Mo. She was a retired teacher who lived most of her life in the boot heel of Missouri, sometimes rowing kids to safety after a southeast Missouri flood, rescuing piano and books from a burning school, and calming kids after a tornado ripped off part of the school roof...
Donald Eugene Jackson (05/23/12)
Donald Eugene Jackson, 54, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Richard Lynn Handley (05/23/12)
Richard Lynn Handley, son of the late Cledith Handley and Shelly Woods Handley, was born Aug. 27, 1951, in Milan, Tenn. and departed this life Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the age of 60 years 8 months and 25 days. Richard married Bessie Evans on June 25, 1968...
Mable Jackson (05/22/12)
Mable Bradley Jackson, age 97, of Cardwell, Mo., widow of Mr. Floyd Jackson, passed from this life, Saturday May 19, 2012, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark. Born Aug. 22, 1914, in Cardwell, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Lettie Bradley. ...
Wanda Hopson (05/22/12)
Wanda Hopson, of Piggott, Ark., daughter of the late Merk Stanley and Edna MoField Stanley, was born July 18, 1920 in Nimmons, Ark., and departed this life Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Piggott Community Hospital, at the age of 91 years 10 months and 1 day...
Richard Handley (05/22/12)
Richard Handley, 60, of Kennett, passed away today, Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Tina Miller (05/20/12)
Tina Marlene Miller, 41, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at her residence. Born March 13, 1971, in Avenal, Calif., she was the daughter of Herman Miller and Merlene Aday Pendergrass. Survivors inculde her father, Herman Miller; her mother, Merlene and Terry Pendergrass, of Rector, Ark., and four brothers, Jerry Miller, of Kansas City, Mo., Danny Miller, of Rector, Russell Miller, of Kansas City, Mo., and Kenneth Miller. ...
Laura Foster (05/17/12)
Laura Ann Foster, 79, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born Aug. 21, 1932, in Campbell, she was the daughter of the late Claud Telford and Amy Lee Nelson Foster. She graduated from Campbell High School in 1950, and was valedictorian of her class. ...
Theresa Taylor (05/15/12)
Theresa Lynn Taylor, daughter of the late George Taylor and Sue Crayne Taylor, was born June 13, 1964, in Montebello, Calif., and departed this life Sunday, May 13, 2012, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett, at the age of 47 years and 11 months. Survivors include her husband, Mark Blakemore; one daughter, Brittni Stanford and husband, Blake; one son, Ty Overstreet and fiancÚ, Fallon Lawson; granddaughter, Bentley Overstreet; three sisters, Debi Wheeler and husband, Roger, Saundra Taylor and Trisha Taylor, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Youvonna Kay Stull (05/15/12)
Youvonna Kay Stull, 57, of Manila, Ark., died Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. Mrs. Stull was born Aug. 23, 1954, in Caraway, Ark., to the late Alfred and Martha Boatner Staggs. Mrs. Stull was of the Baptist Faith, loved her grandchildren, camping, and going to Tunica...
Willie Peck (05/15/12)
Willie Peck, 76, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Friday, May 11, 2012, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Glenda Higgins (05/15/12)
Glenda Higgins, 74, of Arbyrd, Mo., passed away Monday, May 14, 2012, at Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo.
Margaret Gamblin (05/15/12)
Margaret Gamblin, 52, of Malden, Mo., passed away Monday, May 14, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Robert Dickie (05/15/12)
Robert M. Dickie, 89, son of the late Bernie Dickie and Opal Hampton Dickie, was born March 25, 1923 in Bragg City, Mo., and departed this life Sunday, May 13, 2012, at St. Francis Park Assisted Living in Kennett. On July 26, 1946, in Piggott, Ark., he married Frances L. Horton who preceded him in death Jan. 29, 2010. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Small; a half-sister, Christine Hughes and his step-mother, Flora Dickie...
Hazel Pearson (05/12/12)
Hazel Irene Pearson, 83, of Kennett, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012 at NHC Healthcare in Kennett. The daughter of the late Adolph Lippold and Ena Housh Lippold, she was born on January 9, 1929 and was a member of the LPN Association as a nurse at the local hospitals. She was also a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church in Kennett...
Cheryl Holland (05/12/12)
Cheryl Holland, 52, of Malden, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012 at her residence in Malden. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Patsy Martin (05/11/12)
Patsy June Hayes Martin, daughter of the late William Amos Latta and Leona Bearden Latta, was born June 29, 1939, in Pittsburg, Calif., and departed this life Monday, May 7, 2012, at the age of 72. Patsy married Clifton Hayes on May 11, 1957. Clifton preceded her in death on April 15, 1989. On March 20, 2009, Patsy married Ralph E. Martin...
James Alexander (05/10/12)
James Leon Alexander, 85, of Concord, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Carolinas Medical Center - Northeast. Mr. Alexander was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo...
Elwanda Campbell (05/10/12)
Elwanda Beatrice Campbell, age 90, of Festus, Missouri formerly of Risco and Hendrickson, Missouri passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing Center in Crystal City, Missouri. She was born November 2, 1921 in Parma, Missouri the daughter of the late Ethel (Reed) Miller and Thomas Miller. ...
Hazel Woodall (05/10/12)
Hazel June Woodall, 64, of Clarkton died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Cape Girardeau. She did janitorial services for the Clarkton school system. Born in Gideon on August 30, 1947, she was the daughter of Arthur Russell and Vivian (Sullivan) Russell. On May 2, 1969, in Holcomb she was united in marriage to Ernie Woodall, who preceded her in death on November 26, 2001...
Mack Jones (05/10/12)
Mack Creed Jones, 58, of Malden died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. He had been a car salesman for approximately 35 years, 11 with Glen Sain of Kennett. He was a member of the Poplar Bluff Masonic Lodge #209 and a member of the Three Rivers Shriner's Club where he had served as past President. He was a member of the Malden Methodist Church...
Othal Roy Irvin (05/01/12)
Othal Roy Irvin, 95, of Malden died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He share cropped in early years with step-brothers, George Williams and Paul Thompson in New Madrid County, he also tended cattle for W.C. Thompson, before retirement he worked in Land leveling for Herb Preyer from 1963 to 1981, and was a retired farmer. He was of the Baptist faith...
Maria Linda Slavings (05/08/12)
Maria Linda Slavings, 36, of Tallapoosa, Mo., passed away Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Tallapoosa. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Genevieve Babcock (05/08/12)
Genevieve Babcock, 84, of Malden, Mo., passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Bernice McFarland (05/10/12)
Bernice June Dry McFarland, of Hornersville, Mo., passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Piggott, Ark., at the age of 86. Born June 8, 1925, in Newark, Ark., she graduated from Senath High School in 1943, and attended Central Methodist College. ...
Esther Irene Smith (05/09/12)
Esther Irene Smith, daughter of the late Joseph Boram Ford and Mary Jane Robinson Ford, was born April 17, 1924, at Johnson's Island, Mo., and departed this life Monday, May 7, 2012, at the age of 88 years and 20 days. Irene, as she was known to her many friends and family, married Carl L. ...
Ruby J. Peterson (05/09/12)
Ruby J. Peterson, 73, of Peoria Heights, Ill., died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Morton Terrace Care Center in Morton, Ill. She was born Nov. 12, 1938, in Pine, Mo., to Omer and Thelma Watson Peterson. Surviving are one daughter, Audrey (Ross) Miller of Peoria; one son, Larry Peterson of Seguin, Texas; four grandsons, Alfred, David, Bob and Quinn; two granddaughters, Rebecca and Sohmer; one great-granddaughter, Marley; one brother, Bob Peterson of Kennett; three sisters, Mildred Gilpin of Evansville, Ind., Marie (Sonny) Provance of Malden, Mo., and Eva Campbell of Annada, Mo.. ...
Juanita Diggs (05/09/12)
On May 8, 2012, Mrs. Juanita Diggs, age 92, passed from this mortal sphere to her heavenly home to be with her Lord. She was born on July 6, 1919, in Bernie, Mo. Her life was spent supporting her husband, Eugene Diggs, on their cotton and soybean farm in southeast Missouri. For the last four years she has lived at Sterling House in Maryville, Tenn...
Mack Creed Jones (05/08/12)
Mack Creed Jones, 58, of Malden, Mo., passed away Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. Born Aug. 17, 1953, in Gideon, Mo., son of Elmer Louis Jones and Emma Lou McAllister Jones, he had been a car salesman for approximately 35 years, 11 years with Glen Sain of Kennett. He was a member of the Poplar Bluff Masonic Lodge No. 209, a member of the Three Rivers Shriner's Club, where he had served as past president, and a member of the Malden Methodist Church...
Kim Renee Estes (05/08/12)
Kim Renee Estes, of Atkins, Ark., daughter of the late L.W. Byrd and Bonnie Rhea Byrd was born Aug. 17, 1961, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, May 4, 2012, at Lamar, Ark., at the age of 50. Survivors include one son, Dillon Estes; two brothers, Larry Byrd and wife, Jane, of Fayetteville, Ark., and Danny Byrd and Malinda Charles, of Ola, Ark.; two sisters, Sue Rhea and Arnold of Atkins, and Debbie Wyrick and Bond, of Hornersville, Mo., and other relatives and many friends...
Robert Hammons (05/08/12)
Robert Lee "Frog" Roland Hammons, 66, of Kennett, passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett, Born May 4, 1946, in Gobler, Mo., he was the son of the late Muriel Roland and Pearline Hammons Roland. Survivors include two brothers, Willie Paul Roland and Carl Roland and wife, Bessie, all of Kennett; seven sisters, Loutia McKinney and husband, Jethro, of Kennett, Murline Seals and husband, Willie, of Kennett, Linda Pulliam, of Kennett, Carolyn Austin, of Kansas City, Mo., Annie Lee Brown and husband, Herman, of Kansas City, Ann Irene Connors and husband, Willie, of Atchison, Kan., and Mozella Roland, of Kennett, and a host of other family and friends.. ...
Earline Hargrove (05/08/12)
Earline Hargrove, daughter of the late Otis Dunlap and Gladys Pratt Dunlap, was born Jan. 25, 1923, in Trezevant, Tenn., and departed this life Friday, May 4, 2012, at National HealthCare in Kennett, at the age of 89 years, 3 months and 9 days. Earline married Gerald Hargrove on Aug. 31,1946, who preceded her in death on March 13, 2007. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Joe David Hargrove and Jerry Hargrove...
Patsy Martin (05/08/12)
Patsy Martin, 72, of Kennett, passed away today, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 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...
JoAnn Kirby (05/08/12)
JoAnn Chandler Kirby, daughter of the late T. and Kathleen Burton Chandler, was born April 6, 1937, in Senath, Mo., and passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 75. She married John Henry Kirby, III. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, John Henry Kirby, IV; a daughter, Kathleen "Kay Kay" Chandler Kirby, and a brother, David T. Chandler...
Bernice McFarland (05/08/12)
Bernice McFarland, 86, of Hornersville, Mo., passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Piggott, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo.
Demaris McGhee (05/08/12)
Demaris Ann McGhee, 86, daughter of Joseph Albert and Odessa Reed McGhee, was born Aug. 19, 1925, in Caruthersville, Mo., and passed away Monday, April 30, 2012. Demaris moved to Albany, Mo., in 2010. She was a former resident of St. Louis, Mo., and Kennett...
Irene Smith (05/08/12)
Irene Smith, 88, of Kennett, passed away Monday, May 7, 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.
Mary Long (05/06/12)
Mary Eselle Long, daughter of the late William Arthur McCain and Biddy Ruby Cooper McCain, was born May 13, 1917, in Lodi, Miss., and departed this life Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the age of 94 years, 11 months and 20 days. She married Hosea "Buster" Long on June 10, 1950. He preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1984. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, B.R. McCain, Carl Ladelle McCain, Travis McCain, and William James McCain...
Charlotte Willoughby (05/06/12)
Charlotte Annette Willoughby, 49, of Greenway, Ark., passed away Friday, May 4, 2012, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born April 4, 1963, at Kennett, she was the daughter of Larry Goodman and the late Helen Stark Goodman. On May 5, 1989, she married Joe Willoughby, who survives...
Mary Eselle Long (05/04/12)
Mary Eselle Long, 94, of Gideon, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Gideon Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Betty Burgess (05/04/12)
Betty Lois Burgess, 81, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Baptist East. Born May 2, 1931, in Kennett, she was the daughter of the late John Robert Hinchcliff and Nellie Mae Case Hinchcliff. Survivors include one daughter, Terry Winn and husband, Eddie, of Cardwell, Mo.; two sons, Steve Allison, of Marion, Ill., and Randy Penrod, of St. ...
Millodean Pruitt (05/01/12)
Millodean Pruitt, 73, of Malden died Friday, April 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Melinda Kay Reaves (05/01/12)
Melinda Kay Reaves, 44, of Malden died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Malden. She had been a Pharmacy Technician at Overturf in Malden. Born in Poplar Bluff on April 2, 1968, she was the daughter of Claude Edward Judd, Jr., and Carolyn Brewer Judd. Surviving are one son, Ethan Reaves of Malden; one daughter, Ronna Reaves of Malden; her parents, Claude Judd, Jr. ...
Mary Lou Fields (05/01/12)
Mary Lou Fields, 85, of Grand Prairie, Texas, formerly of Malden, died Friday, April 27, 2012, at her residence in Grand Prairie, Texas. She was a housewife and a member of the First Christian Church in Malden. Born in Campbell on September 7, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Ranzy Dell Baggett and Hess Stella (Lowery) Baggett. On March 12, 1946, in Piggott, she was united in marriage to John Wesley Fields, who preceded her in death on June 13, 2011...