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Obituaries from January 2014

Dr. James Shaneyfelt (01/31/14)
Dr. James Lloyd Shaneyfelt, 81, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Dr. Shaneyfelt was born Dec. 28, 1932, in Leachville, Ark., to the late Eugene and Pauline Edwards Shaneyfelt. He graduated from Osceola, Arkansas High School. ...
Joey Corter (01/31/14)
Joey Lynn Corter, of Kennett, son of the late J.C. Corter and Carolyn Counts Ellison was born May 1, 1956 ,in Kennett, and departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at National HealthCare in Kennett, at the age of 57. Joey married Susan Ziler. He served in the U.S. Army...
Billy Faith (01/31/14)
Billy Faith, 34, of Malden, Mo., passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral home of Malden.
Mary Mays (01/31/14)
Mary Mays, 73, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Leon Hellman (01/30/14)
Leon Marvin Hellman was born June 18, 1932, and died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 81. Leon was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of Abraham and Beatrice Hellman. He received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from City College of New York. Shortly afterwards, he served in the U.S. army. After the army, Leon used the GI bill to continue his studies at New York University where he obtained a Master's in Business Administration...
Dr. James Shaneyfelt (01/30/14)
Dr. James Lloyd Shaneyfelt, 81, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at National Healthcare in Kennett. Dr. Shaneyfelt was born Dec. 28, 1932, in Leachville, Ark., to the late Eugene and Pauline Edwards Shaneyfelt. He graduated from Osceola, Ark. ...
Janetta Johnson (01/30/14)
Janetta Gail Johnson, of Cardwell, Mo., daughter of the late Daryl Tregg and Georgia Childress, was born Oct. 21, 1937, in Laferia, Texas, and passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Edmund, Okla., at the age of 76. Survivors include one daughter, Darlean Lodrigue Miller, of Edmund; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends...
Blake Green (01/30/14)
Michael "Blake" Green, 23, of Cassville, Mo., passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Born June 5, 1990, in Gastonia, N.C., Blake, as most people knew him, grew up in Arkansas, Missouri and Louisiana, returned to Missouri three years ago. He was a supervisor at George's Poultry Plant. His favorite pastimes were hunting, fishing, and just being outdoors...
Cathe England (01/30/14)
Cathe England, 57, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Dr. J.L. Shaneyfelt (01/29/14)
Dr. J.L. Shaneyfelt, 81, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Jimmy Plunk (01/28/14)
Jimmy Dean Plunk, son of the late Otis A. Plunk and Mary Lucille York Plunk, was born March 11, 1958, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the age of 55. Survivors include his spouse, Judy Vaughn, of Cardwell, Mo.; one son, Jimmy Matchett; two step-daughters, Mesha Vaughn and Mandy Vaughn; four brothers: Glen Moore and wife, Rita, of Kennett, Larry Moore and wife, Cindy, of Nashville, Tenn.; Dr. ...
Samuel Johnson (01/28/14)
Samuel Glen Johnson, 87, of Malden, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Malden Nursing & Rehab. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Verna Haddock (01/24/14)
Verna Sue Haddock, daughter of the late Elmer and Mildred Clark Rouse, was born Aug. 16, 1934, in Hornersville, Mo., and passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at her residence in Hollywood, Mo., at the age of 79. On Nov. 8, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., she married Vernon Haddock, who preceded her in death on March 11, 2013. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer Rouse, Jr., and E.J. Rouse...
Mary Henson (01/24/14)
Mary Naomi Henson, 90, formerly of Holcomb, Mo., passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Crest Park Nursing Home in Wynne, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Sharon Lindsey (01/23/14)
Sharon Lindsey, 70, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at National HealthCare in Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.
Thurman Snider (01/23/14)
Thurman Theo Snider, 80 of Kennett, Mo. , died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at his residence. He was a musician and of the Pentecostal belief. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alfreda Box Snider; parents, Cletus Franklin and Brooksie Isel Blunt Snider; brothers, Sherman and William Snider; sister, Shirley Jean Snider and a great-grandson, Tyler Mitchell...
Lilly Boyd (01/23/14)
Lilly "Edee" Edith Provo Boyd, 91, departed this world Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 and we can rejoice that she is in Heaven. On Nov. 5, 1922, Lilly Edith Provo, better known as Edee, was born to Mary Provo, of Holcomb, Mo. She graduated from Campbell High School in the class of 1941...
Delois Casper (01/22/14)
Delois Brooks Casper, daughter of the late Robert Brooks and Anna Goodwin Brooks Jarrell, was born July 29, 1932, in Holcomb, Mo., and departed this life Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the age of 81. Delois married John C. Casper on April 10, 1954, in Hernando, Miss., who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Olen and Melton and two sisters, Evelyn and Betty...
Martha Grant (01/22/14)
Martha Lou Case Grant, 88, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at her residence. Born June 18, 1925, in Campbell, daughter of the late Clarence Westley and Katie Audrey Goldsmith Case, she was a homemaker and a member of the Campbell General Baptist Church...
Barbara Cole (01/21/14)
Marion-Barbara Diane Cole, 82, passed away at 12:05 a.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Helia Healthcare in Energy, Ill. Barbara was born Oct. 13, 1931, in Senath, Mo., to Walter L. and Mary Mildred Lewis Ross. She married Dormand A.R. Cole Dec. 23, 1950, in Senath. He survives of Marion, Ill...
Delois Casper (01/21/14)
Delois Brooks Casper, 81, of St. Genevieve, Mo., passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Jefferson Mercy Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Muriel Dugan (01/21/14)
Muriel Irene Dugan, 92, of Parma, Mo., passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Catherine Holman (01/21/14)
Catherine M. Holman, 89, of St. Louis, Mo., passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Laclede Grove Nursing Home in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Ralph W. Poe (01/20/14)
Ralph W. Poe, 89, of Frederick County, Virginia, died Thursday, January 16, 2014, at his home. Mr. Poe was born in 1924, in Senath, Missouri, the son of the late Franklin R. and Winnie A. Poe. He was a Veteran having served in the United States Navy during World War II. ...
Liza Carnell (01/17/14)
Liza Ileen Carnell, daughter of the late Jeff and Maud Pierce Danels, was born April 16, 1924, in Tupelo, Ark., and departed this life Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at the age of 89. Ileen married Bob Carnell on Dec. 31, 1948 in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2002. She was also preceded in death by a son, Buddy Carnell; great-grandson, Jake Burgess, and two brothers: Troy and J.Q. Danels...
Vershell Pentelton (01/17/14)
Vershell LaDon Pentelton, 31, of Kennett, formerly of Hayti, Mo., passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at her residence. Born Aug. 21, 1982, in Kennett, daughter of Delois Pentelton and the late Bobby Davis, she was a member of Mt. Zion Church in Hayti...
Jerry Champlin (01/17/14)
Jerry Champlin, 70, of Neodesha, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at the Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Neodesha City Cemetery. Visitation will be held until 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, at Loran Fawcett Chapel in Neodesha. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m., Friday evening at the funeral home...
Johnny Crawford (01/17/14)
Johnny Elton Crawford, 66, of Fredericktown, Mo., formerly of Kennett, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at his residence. Born May 14, 1947, he was the son of the late Elton Duel & Lillian Beatrice Edmondson Crawford. On April 17, 1966, in St. Louis, Mo., he was united in marriage to Wilda Mitchell, who survives of the home. ...
Mary Dye (01/17/14)
Mary Louise Dye, 80, of Overland, Mo., formerly of Frisbee, Mo., passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Overland. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Mary Clark (01/16/14)
Mary Sue Clark, 77, of Alamo, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Crockett County Nursing Home in Alamo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com...
Ben White (01/16/14)
Benjamin "Ben" White, 83, of Kennett, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, 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...
Cecil Davidson (01/15/14)
Cecil Eugene Davidson, son of the late Louis and Bertha Shipley Davidson, was born Nov. 13, 1932, in Bakersfield, Mo., and passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 81. On May 23, 1955, in Hernando, Miss., he married Betty Hyde...
Richard Ward (01/14/14)
Richard C. Ward, son of the late Willie Odis Ward and Ethel Julie Edgin Ward, was born April 28, 1944, in Leachville, Ark., and departed this life Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the age of 69. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hooper Ward, of Arbyrd, Mo.; one daughter, Sindy McMillin, of Paragould, Ark.; four brothers, Earl Ward, Jerry Ward, Morris Ward, and Jim Ward; one sister, Karen Chipman; three grandchildren, Cody McMillin, Sara Oyervides and Joel McMillin; one great-grandchild, Savanna McMillin; six step-children, and other relatives and many friends.. ...
Mary Tolbert (01/14/14)
Mary Tolbert, 85, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Gideon Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.
John Kinsolving (01/14/14)
John Floyd Kinsolving, 82, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Gideon Care Center. Born April 2, 1931, in Hornersville, Mo., son of the late Clarence Preston Kinsolving and Georgia Hart Kinsolving, he was a farmer and a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon...
Christine Merrick (01/14/14)
Christine Davenport Merrick passed from this life Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at NHC Rehabilitation Facility at the age of 95, after suffering a fall at her home. The eldest of three daughters of Calvin and Connie Davenport, she was born in Senath, Mo. Jan. 18, 1918. On Jan. 18, 1936 she married Leo Merrick...
Marsha Bradley (01/14/14)
Marsha Lynn Bradley, of Kennett, formerly of Malden, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, in Paragould, Ark., at the age of 42 years. Marsha was born on July 18, 1971 in Osceola, Ark. to Larry Williams and Patricia Riney Hedges...
Ronnie Winberry (01/08/14)
Ronnie Joseph Winberry, son of Georgia Armstrong Winberry and the late Marshall Winberry, was born July 28, 1961, in Kennett, and departed this life Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the age of 52. Ronnie married Diane Gardner in 1996 in Piggott, Ark., who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Tammy Tingle; one brother, Billy Winberry and half-brother, David Winberry...
Howard Eldridge (01/07/14)
Howard Franklin Eldridge, 92 of Paragould, Ark., died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Sharp County, Ark. Mr. Eldridge was a retired farmer, an Army Veteran of World War II, a member of the Kennett, Missouri Masonic Lodge, Scottish rite, a Shriner and a member of the Paragould First Baptist Church. He enjoyed being with people and was still going strong and was active until the last few days...
Alice Page (01/07/14)
Alice Louisa Hall Page was born May 12, 1916, to James Oran and Mary J. Lemonds Hall, near Kennett. Alice got her names from her two grandmothers, Allice Huffman Hall and Louisa Lookinbee Lemonds. She leaves to mourn her, one sister, Verniece Kilburn of Kennett, and one brother, Jim R. Hall, of Oklahoma City, Okla. (Earlene)...
Billy Woodall, Sr. (01/07/14)
Billy Howard Woodall, Sr., 70, of Wardell, Mo., passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Wardell. Born Oct. 23, 1943, in Kennett, son of the late Melvin "Pud" Woodall and Wanda Lee Howard Woodall, he was a U.S. Army veteran, a self employed mechanic, and of the Baptist faith...
Burl Ellsworth (01/07/14)
Burl Alfred Ellsworth, 86, of Gideon, Mo., passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Gideon Care Center. Born Aug. 11, 1927, son of the late John Ellsworth and Fleta Hayes Ellsworth, he was a farmer, and a member of the Stanfield General Baptist Church in Gideon...
Jeanette Braxton (01/03/14)
Jeanette Braxton of Kennett, formerly of Greenville, Miss., died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 66 years. She was born on December 15, 1947, in Bolivar County, Miss., to the late Johnny and Nellie Mae Hines Braxton...
Ronnie Winberry (01/02/14)
Ronnie Winberry, 52, of Kennett, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Kennett. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
Nell Rice (01/02/14)
Elizabeth Nell Rice, daughter of the late O.L. "Monk" Grogan and Mabel McLeskey Grogan, was born Sept. 23, 1934, in Rector, Ark., and departed this life Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at the age of 79. Nell married the late Dick Rice in May of 1951. She leaves behind her children and their spouses, two sons: Rick and Maureen Green Rice, of Collierville, Tenn., and Jim and Stephanie Fortune Rice, of Collierville; two daughters, Kathy and Kirk Colvin, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., and Susan and Geoffrey Comer, of Sikeston, Mo.; six grandchildren, Nathan and Madeleine Comer, Mark and Zack Rice, Shelby and Kaylee Rice, Aimee Brown, Tim Colvin and Lani Colvin, and nieces and nephews, Martin Grogan, John Grogan, Harriet Grogan, Matthew Grogan, Raymond Oldsen, Kathy Wright, Phil Oldsen and Linda McNabb.. ...