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Obituaries from July 2012

Linda McClure (07/31/12)
Linda Faye McClure, 70, of Kennett, daughter of the late Joe Wilson and Nell Curtis Wilson, was born Jan. 20, 1942, in Kennett, and departed this life Sunday, July 29, 2012, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. On March 17, 1962, Linda married Fred McClure in Kennett...
Geraldine McDowell (07/31/12)
Geraldine McDowell, 84, of Marmaduke, Ark., passed from this life Friday, July 27, 2012, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould, Ark. She was born Sept. 16, 1927, to the late Homer and Iva Smith Rutledge in Greene County, Ark. She was married to Gerald McDowell on May 9, 1945, in Greene County, and was of the Methodist belief...
Jewel Milan (07/31/12)
Jewel Dean Milan, 78, of Kennett, passed away July 29, 2012, at Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.
Sherman Plunkett (07/31/12)
Sherman Plunkett, 54, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away today, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Mary Lou Bearden (07/20/12)
Mary Lou Bearden, 83, of Malden, Mo., passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Jerry Wright (07/29/12)
Jerry Wilkins Wright, son of the late Boyd Wright and Lillie Goodrich Wright was born Sept. 9, 1930, in Deering, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 17 days. Jerry married Jean Poindexter on March 27, 1958 in Hernando, Miss...
Myra Neely (07/29/12)
Myra E. Neely, 88, Jonesboro, Ark., died Monday, July 23, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She had lived in Jonesboro for 32 years. Myra enjoyed traveling and was a member of First United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Chancel Choir...
Jerry Wright (07/27/12)
Jerry Wright, 81, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
James Holloway (07/26/12)
James Holloway, 75, of Malden, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Delmar McDaniel (07/26/12)
Delmar Lloyd "Mac" McDaniel, son of the late W.E. McDaniel and Ilo Crain McDaniel, was born Jan. 16, 1930, in McGee, Mo., and departed this life Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 8 days. Delmar married Mary Ruth Hardy on Dec. 5, 1951...
Carol Fitzpatrick (07/25/12)
Mr. Carol D. "Fitz" Fitzpatrick, 70, of Pleasant Hill, Mo., formerly of Warsaw, Mo., died, Monday, July 23, 2012, at the Benchmark Healthcare Center in Harrisonville, Mo. Fitz was a pipe fitter and welder for the Olin Winchester Corp. at Lake City, Mo., retiring in December of 1996. He attended the Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Warsaw, was a Master Mason and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran...
Delmar McDaniel (07/25/12)
Delmar McDaniel, 82, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com. McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett will be in charge of arrangements.
Charlene Bommarito (07/24/12)
Charlene Bommarito, daughter of the late Thomas Ward and Alene Massey Muncher, was born Dec. 17, 1950, in Alabama, and passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012, at her residence in Arbyrd, Mo., at the age of 61. On April 18, 1992, in Cahokia, Ill., she married Frank Bommarito, who preceded her in death on June 21, 2012. She was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, and one sister, Jackie Collins...
Shelbia Newborn (07/24/12)
Shelbia Newborn, 71, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012 at her residence. She is survived by her children, Joann Houston, Penny Neal and Kevin Newborn; a sister, Martha Hensen; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life was held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2012, at the Gregg Funeral Home in Monette, Ark, with Rev. Dennis Thompson officiating...
Michael Sherfield (07/24/12)
Michael Dee Sherfield, of Kennett, son of the late Jimmie Poole and Donna Mae Sherfield Poole, was born Dec. 24, 1958, in Kennett, and departed this life Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Kennett, at the age of 53 years, 6 months and 27 days. Michael married Joanna Taylor on Nov. 24, 1993...
Linda Smith (07/24/12)
Linda Susan Smith, 57, of Kennett, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012, at her residence. Born Nov. 7, 1954, in Burlington, Vt., she was the daughter of the late John Petrosky and Florence Gero Petrosky. On July 13, 1973, in Bridgeport, Conn., she married Raymond Smith, who preceded her in death on July 10, 1996. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Rosa...
Kenneth Wilmoth (07/24/12)
Kenneth Gene "Baldy" Wilmoth, 74, of Arbyrd, Mo., was reunited with his loved ones Sunday, July 22, 2012, at the home of his daughter in Farmington, Mo. Born in the Hollywood, Mo. community, he was a lifelong Arbyrd area resident. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a retired truck driver and general laborer, having traveled with his daughters in over 30 states...
Robert "Robbie" Franklin Coleman (07/25/12)
Robert "Robbie" Franklin Coleman, 52, of Gideon died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at his residence in Gideon. He was a member of Stanfield General Baptist Church. Born in Kennett on March 9, 1960, he was the son of the late Robert Coleman and Barbara (Moore) Coleman Warren. On July 31, 1976, in Malden, he was united in marriage to Terri Willard, who survives of the home in Gideon...
Don Ashley Sr. (07/25/12)
Don Duane Ashley Sr., age 74, formerly of Lilbourn, died July 19, 2012 at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston, Missouri. He was born December 26, 1937 near Osceola, Arkansas, son of the late Reno and Helen Crews Ashley. Don was a member of Lilbourn United Methodist Church and sang in the choir. ...
David Bearden (07/25/12)
David Bearden, 47, of Arnold died Friday, July 20, 2012, at his residence in Arnold. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Paulette Berry (07/25/12)
Paulette Berry, 65, of Poplar Bluff, died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Center in Polar Bluff. Born in Gideon on August 23, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Henry Stanfield and Ruby (Ryans) Stanfield. On March 3, 1966, in Gideon, she was united in marriage to James Berry, who survives of the home...
Ursey J. Colbert (07/25/12)
Ursey J. Colbert, 76, of Campbell, Mo., died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at St. Bernard Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born November 1, 1935, son of the late Jessie Lavina Harris and Sherman Joe Colbert, he was a farmer. He married Shelby Russum on April 12, 1955 in Gibson, Mo., who survives...
Ursey Colbert (07/18/12)
Ursey J. Colbert, 76, of Campbell, Mo., died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at St. Bernard Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born November 1, 1935, son of the late Jessie Lavina Harris and Sherman Joe Colbert, he was a farmer. He married Shelby Russum on April 12, 1955 in Gibson, Mo., who survives...
Paulette Berry (07/19/12)
Paulette Berry, 65, of Gideon, Mo., passed away today, Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral arrangments are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
Dora Freel (07/19/12)
Dora Alice Freel, 86, daughter of the late John W. Fisher and Mary Myrtle Davis Fisher, was born on May 10, 1926, in Hornersville, Missouri and departed this life on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. On November 14, 1943, in South Bend, Ind., she married Dale Freel who preceded her in death...
James Crossfield (07/17/12)
James "Dub" Crossfield, 77, of Clarkton, Mo., passed away Monday, July 16 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Bill Hart (07/17/12)
Bill Hart, 72, son of the late Cecil and Elmer Tennessee Ward Hart, was born June 1, 1940, in Conway, Ark., and passed away Saturday, July 14, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He married Clara Sue Byrd on Feb. 27, 1964 in Paragould, Ark...
Mabel Utley Kelley (07/17/12)
Mabel Utley Kelley, daughter of the late Brodie T. Droke and Mattie Owen Droke, was born October 9, 1917 in the Cold Water Community and passed away July 13, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, Mo., at the age of 94 years. She married Alexander Brice (A.B.) Utley on September 15, 1937 at Senath. He preceded her in death on March 25, 1980...
Letha Tanner (07/17/12)
Letha Tanner, 95, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.
Lurlyne Wagner (07/17/12)
Lurlyne Richardson Wagner of Bremen, Ga., passed away on July 12, 2012, following a brief illness. She was born on Nov.5, 1927, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Bert and Erma Richardson. Mrs. Wagner was a member of the Waco Church of Christ. She was a retired educator, who taught for 30 years. ...
Neva Jean Bowman (07/17/12)
Neva Jean Bowman, 80, of Campbell died Monday, July 16, 2012, at Malden Nursing & Rehab in Malden. She was a bank secretary. She was of the General Baptist faith. Born in Flint, Mich., on February 4, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Roe Wood and Opal (Milligan) Wood. In May 1950, in Piggott, Ark., she was united in marriage to Edward L. Bowman, who preceded her in death on July 1, 2012...
Wanda Lee Stewart (07/17/12)
Wanda Lee Stewart, 81, of Gideon died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at her residence in Gideon. She attended the Lynn Oak General Baptist Church in Clarkton. Born in Truman, Ark., on June 5, 1931, she was the daughter of the late James Madison George and Hazel Marie (Lamb) George. On June 24, 1976, in Malden, she was united in marriage to John R. Stewart, Jr., who preceded her in death on July 12, 1985...
Ruby King (07/16/12)
Ruby King, 85, of Malden died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Landess Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Ludie Opal Joyce (07/17/12)
Ludie Opal Joyce, 96, of Parma died Monday, July 9, 2012, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parma. Born October 7, 1915, in Scott County, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Joe Skidmore and Laura (Ketchum) Skidmore. On October 7, 1933, in Risco she was united in marriage to Reecie Joyce, who preceded her in death on February 22, 1960...
Gaylon M. Lawrence (07/16/12)
Gaylon M. Lawrence, 78, of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born March 15, 1934, in Pollard, Ark., to the late David Monroe and Rita Dees Lawrence, he was a landowner and farmer, with ownership in various other businesses. ...
J.C. Cuff (07/13/12)
J.C. Cuff, son of the late John Cuff and Lula Davis Cuff, was born Aug. 28, 1927, in Bessville, Mo., and departed this life Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at the age of 84. J.C. married Marian Jones on Aug. 24, 1946. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the First Baptist Church of Kennett...
Paula Simpson (07/13/12)
Paula D. Simpson, 69, of Conway, Ark., went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. She was born Saturday, June 26, 1943, in Kennett, to the late Donald and Aladene Gramling Tinkle. Ms. Simpson was a homemaker and she loved beading, embroidery, sewing, cooking, traveling, Bunko but most of all she loved spending time with her son, grandchildren and the rest of her family. ...
J.C. Cuff (07/12/12)
J.C. Cuff, 84, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incopmplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Daniel Goodman (07/12/12)
Dr. Daniel K. Goodman, 68, of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away Friday, July 6, 2012, at Bernard Mitchell Hospital at the University of Chicago. He was born on April 30, 1944, in Kennett, to Arthur U. Jr. and Mildred Kennett Goodman. He married Naomi J. Holbeck in Canberra, Australia in 1969...
Gaylon Lawrence (07/12/12)
Gaylon M. Lawrence, 78, of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born March 15, 1934, in Pollard, Ark., to the late David Monroe and Rita Dees Lawrence, he was a landowner and farmer, with ownership in various other businesses. ...
Veda McDonald (07/12/12)
Veda Edison McDonald, 90, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Campbell, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born Dec. 29, 1921, in Senath, Mo., daughter of the late McKinley Jackson Smith and Irene Thompson Smith, she was retired from the United States Department of Agriculture, and a member of the Campbell Church of Christ...
Houston Armstrong (07/10/12)
Houston Jerome Armstrong, son of the late Jerome Armstrong and Doloris Hight Armstrong, was born Oct. 3, 1941 in Clarkton, Mo., and departed this life Friday, July 6, 2012, at the age of 70 years, 9 months and 3 days. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War...
Sharon Caulfield (07/10/12)
Mrs. Sharon Kay O'Kelley Caulfield, 55, of Troy, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Martin Health Care. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 14, at the Troy Baptist Church. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home in Union City , Tenn., is in charge of cremation arrangements...
Lucy Fish (07/10/12)
Lucy Vera Fish, 96, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Jonesboro. Born Sept. 23, 1915, in Lynn, Ark., daughter of the late John Daniel Casper and Mary Lee Britton Casper, she was a line worker at Busman Fuse Company in St. Louis, Mo., and a faithful member of the Greenboro Road Church of Christ in Jonesboro for the past 11 years...
Wilburn Proctor (07/10/12)
Wilburn Dennis Proctor, son of the late Joel H. Proctor and Mary Lee Smith Proctor, was born n July 7, 1923, in Bells, Tenn., and departed this life Friday, July 6, 2012, at the age of 88 years, 11 months and 29 days. He served in the United States Navy during World War II...
Maxine McHahon (07/10/12)
Maxine McMahon, 97, of Clarkton died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at her residence in Clarkton. She was a teacher for many years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Christian Church in Clarkton and was the organist for many years. Born on February 12, 1915, in Marbel Hill, MO., she was the daughter of the late A.R. Pierce and Ida Mae Nanny Pierce. On December 20, 1935, in Clarkton, she was united in marriage to Max Marion McMahon, who preceded her in death on June 11, 1972...
Faye Moore Carter (07/10/12)
Faye Moore Carter, 58, of Malden died Monday, June 18, 2012, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon. She was a homemaker and member of the Stokelan Drive Christian Church in Malden. Born in Gideon on October 10, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Sam Moore and Billie Jean (Gray) Moore. On April 20, 19778, in Malden, she was united in marriage to Perry Carter, who preceded her in death on July 14, 1997...
Ruth Payne (07/10/12)
Ruth Payne, 80, of Gideon died Saturday, June 30, 2012, at her residence in Gideon. Bradshaw Funeral home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Jerry Blagg (07/10/12)
Jerry Blagg, 60, of Holcomb died Monday, June 25, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Edward L. Bowman (07/10/12)
Edward L. Bowman, 82, of Campbell died Sunday, July 1, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was a carpenter. He was of the General Baptist faith. Born in Malden on July 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Acy Bowman and Irene (Sneed) Bowman. In May 1960 in Piggott, Ark., he was united in marriage to Neva Jean Wood, who survives...
Stella Hicks (07/10/12)
Stella Hicks, 95, of Malden died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Malden. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Lee Junior Lawrence (07/10/12)
Lee Junior Lawrence, 52, of Newark, Ark., died Saturday, July 7, 2012, at his sister's residence in Newark, Ark. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He attended the Faith Tabernackle Church. Born in St. Louis on February 23, 1960, he was the son of the late Edward Lee Lawrence and Mabel (Starnes) Lawrence. On May 3, 1980, in Malden he was united in marriage to Elaine White, who survives of the home in Campbell...
Jennifer Ann House (07/10/12)
Jennifer Ann House, 37, of Malden died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Dexter. She was a homemaker. Born in Farmington on December 20, 1974, she was the daughter of the late Benny D. Shoemaker and Nancy (Bauman) Shoemaker. She was married to Tim House, who survives of the home...
Zelma Hyde (07/06/12)
Zelma Marie Hyde, 76, of Cardwell, Mo., died Tuesday, July 5, 2012, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was born Feb. 27, 1936, in Monette, Ark., and was a former cotton co-op employee. Mrs. Hyde was a member of Happy Corner Pentecostal Church...
Robert Lane (07/06/12)
Robert Warren Lane, 91, of Bryant, Ark., formerly of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at his home. Born April 2, 1921, in Kennett, son of the late Albert and Myrtle Wilkerson Lane, he was a career Naval officer, having spent 30 years in active duty, retiring as lieutenant commander in 1969. He was a 1939 graduate of Kennett High School...
Mac Callis (07/05/12)
Mac Noah Callis, 81, of Kennett, passed away Monday, July 2, 2012, at North Texas VA Hospice Unit in Dallas, Texas. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.
Willard Gales (07/05/12)
Willard F. Gales, 85, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of the Gideon, Mo., area, died peacefully in his home surrounded by family. Born April 30, 1927, in Gideon, son of the late Clois Gales and Myrtle Kendrex Gales, he was a machine operator for the American Can Company in St. Louis...
Stella Hicks (07/05/12)
Stella Hicks, 95, of Malden, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Robert Lane (07/05/12)
Robert W. Lane, 91, of Bryant, Ark., formerly of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Bryant. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett. Online condolences may be made to www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Dora Glisson (07/03/12)
Dora Bell Glisson, 87, of Lilbourn, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Johnny McMillian (07/03/12)
Johnny Glenn McMillian, son of the late Thomas Jackson McMillian and Mary Mathilda Williams McMillian, was born June 23, 1953, in Bentonia, Miss., and passed away Friday, June 29, 2012, at the age of 59. Survivors include his children, Johnathan Allen McMillian, of Vicksburg, Miss., and Melissa Marie Cook, of Battlecreek, Mich.; six grandchildren; four brothers, Ronald McMillian and wife, Lawanda, of Paragould, Ark., Bobby McMillian and wife, Sharon, of Vicksburg, Tommy McMillian, of Paragould and Thomas L. ...
Ruth Payne (07/03/12)
Ruth Payne 80, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
Kenneth Pierce (07/01/12)
Kenneth Pierce, 79, of Springfield, Mo., passed away Friday, June 29, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Thomas Cooley (07/01/12)
Thomas G. Cooley, 57, of Columbia, Mo., passed away quietly at the Harry S Truman Veteran's Hospital, Thursday, June 21, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 4, 1955, in St. Louis, Mo., to Kermit Cooley and Juanita Redman Cooley who have preceded him in death...