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Obituaries from September 2012

Naomi Willard (09/26/12)
Naomi Willard, 82, of Parma, died Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Malden Nursing and Rehab. She was a retired line worker at a plastic factory and was of the Baptist faith. Born in Huntsville, Ala., on November 1, 1929, she was the daughter of the late James Grover and the late Celia (Edgeman) Grover...
Kenneth Mosley (09/28/12)
Kenneth M. Mosley, 83 of Loganville, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in the Stateroom of Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Loganville. Tony Sexton will officiate. A technician with BellSouth and a member of First Baptist Church of Loganville, Mr. Mosley was a Navy Veteran who was stationed in Panama during peacetime. He loved playing golf and watching his grandchildren play ball...
William Walls (09/28/12)
William "Bill" Walls, 53, of Blytheville, Ark., and formerly of Kennett, passed from this life Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Bill was born in Peoria, Ill., to Bobby and Erma Jean Walls. He lived in Blytheville for 20 years and worked in Quality Control for Tenaris Corp. ...
Larry Huffines (09/27/12)
Larry Huffines, 63, of Cardwell, Mo., passed away today, Thursday, Sept. 27. 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett...
Autumn Medley (09/27/12)
Autumn Rain Medley, 20, of Kennett, passed away Friday Sept. 21, 2012, near Gibson, Mo. Born Oct. 4, 1991, in Kennett, she was the daughter of Kenny Medley and Michelle Benson. Survivors include her father, Kenny Medley of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; her mother, Michelle Benson, of Kennett; one brother, Skye Medley, of Kennett; two half-brothers, Lucas Hedly, of Barren, Rhode Island, and Jacob Riddle, of Kennett; maternal grandparents, Richard and Julie "Ann" Benson, of Kennett; paternal grandmother, Barbara Medley, of Senath, Mo.; six uncles, Charles Benson and wife, Becky, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Toby Benson, of Kennett, Richard Benson, Jr., and wife, Teressa, of Harrison, Ark., Jeremy Benson, of Kennett, Billie Joe Medley, of Senath and Norman Medley, of Marion, Ill.; two cousins, Devin and Ian Medley; two nieces, Clarity Easley and Kristen Medley; special friends, Adam McRill, Terri Easley, Ariel Wyrick and Shay Finley, and a host of other family and friends.. ...
Kenneth Mosley (09/27/12)
Kenneth M. Mosley, 83 of Loganville, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in the Stateroom of Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Loganville. Tony Sexton will officiate. A technician with BellSouth and a member of First Baptist Church of Loganville, Mr. Mosley was a Navy Veteran who was stationed in Panama during peacetime. He loved playing golf and watching his grandchildren play ball...
Mildred Smith (09/27/12)
Mildred "Midge" Smith, 69, of Wappapello, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Ronald Stevens, Jr. (09/27/12)
Ronald Gene Stevens, Jr., son of Sue Sherman Stevens and the late Ronald Gene Stevens, Sr., was born Aug. 6, 1953, in Kennett, and departed this life Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the age of 59. On Dec. 22, 2003, he married Eva Wyrick, who preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 2012. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Truman Stevens...
Lee Downing (09/26/12)
Lee Downing, 67, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at his residence. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Markham (09/26/12)
Elizabeth Ann Markham, daughter of the late Warren and Wilma Dunlape Lawless, was born July 14, 1956, in Sikeston, Mo., and passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 56. On Feb. 12, 2005, in Senath, Mo., she married Hank Markham...
Connie Simms (09/26/12)
Connie Lavern Wilburn Simms, daughter of the late Alfred Wilburn and Valrie Carter Wilburn, was born Dec. 20, 1947, in Delray Beach, Fla., and departed this life Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 4 days. Survivors include one son, David Simms and wife, Angela, of Kennett; one daughter, Lynn Marlow and husband, James, of Kennett; four grandchildren, Anthony Russell, Dillon Simms, Ashlee Marlow and Jacob Simms; two brothers, Gary Wilburn, of Puxico, Mo., and Phillip Wilburn, of Kennett; four sisters, Shirley Laden, of Campbell, Mo., and Jossie Ryans, Flossie Wilburn and Linda Wilburn, all of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Ronald Stevens, Jr. (09/26/12)
Ronald Gene Stevens, Jr., son of the late Ronald Gene Stevens, Sr. and Wanda Sue Sherman Stevens, was born on Aug. 6, 1953, in Kennett, and departed this life Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the age of 59 years. On Dec. 22, 2003, he married Eva Wyrick, who preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 2012. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Truman Stevens...
Jim Edmundson (09/26/12)
James "Jim" Lester Edmundson, 80, of Poplar Bluff, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Edmundson was born Oct. 23, 1931 in Campbell, Mo. He was a member of Twin Springs Baptist Church, where he formerly served as Trustee, Sunday School Teacher and Bible Teacher. ...
Lee Downing, Jr. (09/26/12)
Lavern Lee Downing, Jr., 67, of Gideon died Monday, September 24, 2012, at his residence in Gideon. He was the greatest husband, dad and grandpa. He retired from Noranda after 36 years. He was an EMT for New Madrid County, First Responder Crew Chief, Assistant Fire Chief of Gideon, Former Alderman of Gideon, Police Commissioner, Weblo Scout Leader and Mayor of Gideon. He was a Deacon of Stanfield General Baptist Church in Gideon...
Ricky Knapp (09/26/12)
Rickie Gaylon Knapp, 57, of Gideon, died Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was a farmer and a member of the Pharaohs, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Tallapoosa. Born on February 18, 1955, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., he was the son of the late Gaylon Rayvon Knapp and Frankie Ellis Knapp...
Wilma Johnson (09/26/12)
Wilma Jean Johnson, 54, of Malden died Friday, September 14, 2012, at Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born October, 1, 1957 in Catron, Mo., she was the daughter of the late George Scott and late Josephine Hunter. On September 21, 1979, she was united in marriage to David Johnson, who survives of the home...
George Burnham, Sr. (09/25/12)
George Nolan Burnham, Sr., 78, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at his residence. Born April 21, 1934, in Louisville, Miss., son of the late George Alexandra Burnham and Grace Odell Wright Burnham, he was a U.S. Army veteran, operator and owner of Burnham Construction, and he attended the First Baptist Church in Campbell...
Helen Christy (09/25/12)
Helen D. Christy, daughter of the late Freddy Marchbanks and Nillie Lowe Marchbanks, was born July 12, 1930, in Silverdale, Mo., and departed this life Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 82 years, 2 months and 9 days...
Autumn Medley (09/25/12)
Autumn Rain Medley, 20, of Kennett, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, near Gibson, Mo. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.
Connie Simms (09/25/12)
Connie Wilburn Simms, 64, of Kennett, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Kathy Bugay (09/23/12)
Kathy Diane Bush Bugay, daughter of Shirley Burton Skinner and the late Bobby Gene Bush,Sr.,. was born July 16, 1958, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at the age of 54 years 2 months and 5 days. Kathy married Lee Bugay on July 29, 2002, in Cocoa Beach, Fla...
Kathy Bugay (09/21/12)
Kathy Bush Bugay, 54, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., formerly of Deering, Mo., passed away today, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com. McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett, Missouri will be in charge of the arrangements...
Joseph Willoughby, Jr. (09/21/12)
Joseph "Joe" Noel Willoughby, Jr., 54, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at his residence. Born May 1, 1958, in Parkin, Ark., he was the son of the late Joseph Noel Willoughby, Sr., and Hazel Christine Standfield Willoughby. On May 5, 1989, in Jonesboro, Ark., he married Charlotte Goodman, who preceded him in death on May 4, 2012...
Anna Haynes (09/20/12)
At the age of 93, Anna Mary Gamble Haynes passed away at Delmar Gardens on the Green in Chesterfield, Mo., on Sept. 14, 2012. She was born to Clara Belle O'Neal Gamble and James Samuel Gamble in Halls, Tenn., on June 27, 1919. She graduated from Nankipoo, Tenn. High School in 1936...
Bradley Jones (09/20/12)
Bradley Wayne Jones, 45, of Woodlawn, Ark., boarded the train to Heaven Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, after losing his courageous fight against cancer. Born June 10, 1967, in Kennett, he was the son of James S. Jones and the late Patricia Ann James Jones. ...
Eva Stevens (09/20/12)
Eva Doyle Stevens, daughter of the late Richard Bill Wyrick and June Neighbors Wyrick was born Feb. 13, 1959, in Kennett, and departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Kennett, at the age of 53 years, 7 months and 5 days. Eva married Ronald Stevens, Jr. on Dec. 22, 2003, in Kennett...
Joseph Willoughby, Jr. (09/20/12)
Joseph "Joe" Noel Willoughby, Jr., 54, of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at his residence. Born May 1, 1958, in Parkin, Ark., he was the son of the late Joseph Noel Willoughby, Sr., and Hazel Christine Standfield Willoughby. On May 5, 1989, in Jonesboro, Ark., he married Charlotte Goodman, who preceded him in death on May 4, 2012...
Shirley Campbell (09/19/12)
Shirley Ann Campbell, 80, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. She was the daughter of the late Roland and Jennie Cross Chambers and had been a lifelong Kennett resident. She was the former owner/operator of Campbell Beauty Shop and a lifelong member of the First Assembly of God in Kennett...
Jon Robinson (09/19/12)
Funeral services for Jon B. Robinson, 85, of Kennett, were held today, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at 11 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Senath, Mo., with the Rev. Ron Dunavin officiating and the Rev. Jim Pemberton assisting. Burial was in the Senath Cemetery...
Anna Haynes (09/18/12)
Anna Mary Haynes, 92, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., passed away Friday, September 14, 2012, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Home in Chesterfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Hornersville.
Jon Robinson (09/18/12)
Funeral services for Jon B. Robinson, 85, of Kennett, will be Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 11 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Senath, with the Rev. Ron Dunavin officiating and the Rev. Jim Pemberton assisting. Burial will be in the Senath Cemetery...
Deborah Young (09/18/12)
Deborah Kay Young, daughter of Mavis Spears Young and the late James Eugene Young, was born on May 2, 1966 in Hayti, Missouri and departed this life on Sept. 14, 2012, at the age of 46 years, four months and 12 days. Survivors include her mother, Mavis Young of Wardell, Mo.; uncles, Jimmy Spears and Glen Spears, both of New Madrid, Mo., Verlon Young of Farmington, Mo., Jimmy Young, of Evansville, Ind., and B.J. ...
Roxanna Hagan-White (09/19/12)
Roxanna Hagan-White, 40, of Beaumont, Texas died Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at Beaumont, Texas. She was a CNA for Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. She was a lifetime Girl Scout and was of the Baptist faith. Born January 19, 1972, in Bowling Green, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Dickie Hagan and Charlotte Parkman Morgan...
Linda Jane Robinson (09/19/12)
Linda Jane Robinson, 65, of Malden died Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Ron Christopher Tipton (09/19/12)
Ron Christopher Tipton, 41, of Clarkton died Friday, September 14, 2012, at his residence in Clarkton. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Wima Johnson (09/19/12)
Wima Johnson, 54, of Malden died Friday, September 14, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Deborah Young (09/16/12)
Deborah Young, 46, of Wardell, Mo., passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, 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...
Francine Cumberland (09/14/12)
Francine Fanchon Cumberland, 79, of Sunset Hills, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Peace Haven in Sunset Hills. Born Oct. 13, 1932, in Hammond, Ind., daughter of the late Franklin Ault and Erma Austin Ault, she was a member of Christian Scientists Church in St. Louis, Mo...
Mary Crawford (09/12/12)
Mary Ellen Estes Crawford, daughter of the late Arvin Estes and Margie Kellems Estes, was born Nov. 11, 1953, in Kennett, Missouri and departed this life Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Kennett, at the age of 58. Survivors include one daughter, Megan Estes, of Kennett; four brothers, David Estes, of Kennett, Roy Estes, of Kennett, Scott Estes, of Holcomb, Mo., and Dean Estes, of Fort Worth, Texas; two sisters, Martha Casey, of Kennett and Carol Richardson, of Fort Worth; many nieces and nephews and many friends.. ...
Judy Taylor (09/12/12)
Judy Taylor, 67, of Puxico, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett will be in charge of the arrangements...
Garylee "Gary" Davidson (09/12/12)
Garlee "Gary" Davidson, 60, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Malden, died Monday, September 3, 2012, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. Landess Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.
Debra Kay Owens (09/12/12)
Debra Kay Owens, 56, of Sikeston, formerly of Risco, died Saturday, September 1, 2012, at her residence in Sikeston. She was employed with Lowes. She was of the Baptist Faith. Born in Sikeston on August 18, 1956, she was the daughter of Lawrence E. Owens and the late Martha Nell "Marty" (Moore) Carter...
Ruth Epley (09/12/12)
Essie Ruth Epley, 68, of, Clarkton died Friday, September 7, 2012, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was retired from Federal Mogul. She was a member of Stanfield Missionary Baptist Church of Clarkton. Born September 15, 1943, in Malden, she was the daughter of the late James Hawkins and Myrtle (Duck) Hawkins. ...
Therodo Blankenship (09/11/12)
Therodo Hermond "Butch" Blankenship, 64, of Calico Rock, Ark., formerly of the Bragg City, Mo. and Kennett area, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. Born Sept. 4, 1948, in Orange Grove, Fla., son of the late Tom Blankenship and Martha Smith Blankenship, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Vietnam...
Mary Crawford (09/11/12)
Mary Ellen Estes Crawford, daughter of the late Arvin Estes and Margie Kellems Estes, was born Nov. 11, 1953, in Kennett, Missouri and departed this life Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Kennett, at the age of 58. Survivors include one daughter, Megan Estes, of Kennett; four brothers, David Estes, of Kennett, Roy Estes, of Kennett, Scott Estes, of Holcomb, Mo., and Dean Estes, of Fort Worth, Texas; two sisters, Martha Casey, of Kennett and Carol Richardson, of Fort Worth; many nieces and nephews and many friends.. ...
Christola Gatlin (09/07/12)
Christola Jane Gatlin, daughter of the late Arthur Sylvester Thompson and Mary Margaret Weller Thompson, was born Feb. 9, 1924, in East Prairie, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Kennett, at the age of 88 years, 6 months and 28 days...
Thomas Jackman (09/07/12)
Thomas Stanley Jackman, 51, of Senath, Mo., passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett...
Charles Ray (09/05/12)
Charles Ray, 58, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 22, 1953, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., he was the son of the late Charlie and Margaret Stephens Ray. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Elkins Ray, of Piggott; three daughters, Whitney Stubblefield and husband, Jason, of Springfield, Mo., Caroline Ray, of Fayetteville, Ark., and Ashley Ray, of Fayetteville; one step-son, Will Stephens, of Poplar Bluff,; two step-daughters, Kelsey Stephens, of Fayetteville, and Hayley Stephens, of Nashville, Tenn.; one grandson, Hunter Stubblefield; one brother, Russel Ray, of Texas, and a host of other family and friends.. ...
Alberto Salinas, Jr. (09/05/12)
Alberto Salinas, Jr., 43, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Salinas was born Sept. 25, 1968, in Breckinridge, Texas, to Alberto and Graciela Salinas. Mr. Salinas was a faithful believer and loved music and movies...
Mary Ella McLean (09/04/12)
Mary Ella McLean, 82, of Kennett died Sunday, September 2, 2012, at her residence in Kennett. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.
Bobby Edward King (09/05/12)
Bobby Edward King, 83, of Malden died Monday, September 3, 2012, at Dexter. He was a veteran having served in U.S. Army from 1952 - 1954 with extended tours during the Korean War. He was a retired Police Officer having worked for the Ann Arbor Police Department in Ann Arbor, Mich., and the Plano Police Department in Plano, Texas. His interest included automobiles, sports,, but most of all his daughters. He graduated from the Clarkton High School in 1947. He was of the Baptist faith...
Mary McLean (09/04/12)
Mary Ella McLean, 82, of Kennett, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at her residence. Born Oct. 27, 1929, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of the late Oscar H. Reeves and Amanda Teel Reeves, she had worked in maintenance at General Motors, and was a member of the Emerson Street Church of God...
Debbie Owens (09/04/12)
Debbie Owens, 57, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Risco, Mo., passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.