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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Area Deaths

Sunday, May 11, 2003

Margaret Cradduck

Margaret Irma Cradduck, 70, of Kennett, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Oct. 11, 1932, in Knox, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Jack and Helen Yoakam Leak. She was also preceded in death by two children, Eugenia and Carl Cradduck.

Survivors include four sons, Robert Cradduck of West Palm Beach, Fla., Paul Cradduck of Paragould, Ark., David Cradduck of California and Jimmy Cradduck; two daughters, Belinda Rhoads of Palm Beach, Fla. and Debra Young of Lantana, Fla.; two sisters, Dorothy Mason of Beebe, Ark. and Leta Wilkerson of Gas City, Ind. and several grandchildren.

There will be no visitation.

Graveside services are 10 a.m. Monday, May 12, at Antioch Cemetery at Beebe, with the Rev. O'Neal Hill officiating and McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett in charge of arrangements.

Oliver Denny

Oliver Jack Denny, 80, of Puxico, Mo., and formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Beverly Health Care in Bloomfield, Mo.

Born Friday, Dec. 15, 1922, at Alma, Ark., a son of the late Nathan Lewis and Stella Barkley Denny, he was a diesel mechanic.

On Nov. 24, 1944, in Wardell, Mo., he married Ruby Lucille Goodrum who preceded him in death Feb. 12, 2001. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Robert Denny and a sister, Marie Sims.

Survivors include two daughters, Janie Hart and Linda Hart, both of Puxico; two brothers, Lee Denny of Lake St. Louis, Mo. and Gene Denny of Maryland Heights, Mo.; five sisters, Mary Pipkins of Farmington, Mo., Eva Warzel of Maryland Heights, Dalpha Braddam of DeSoto, Mo., Wanda Ferguson and Jewell Kidd, both of Farmington, Mo.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be noon until the time of services at 2 p.m. Monday, May 12, in the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Hayti. The Rev. Dale Holman will officiate.

Burial will be in Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville, Mo.

Geneva Evans

Geneva Evans, 84, of Holcomb, Mo., died Saturday, May 10, 2003, at Holcomb.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.

Bob Thacker

Bob Thacker, 63, of Campbell, Mo., died Friday, May 9, 2003, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.

Mary Wheeler

Mary Bohannon Wheeler, 84, of Leachville, Ark., died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at her home.

Born in Senath, Mo., the daughter of the late James Henry and Lilly Bohannon, she was a businesswoman and member of the First Baptist Church of Leachville.

She married Joe Wheeler who survives of the home.

Also surviving are two daughters, Judy Wilson of Jonesboro, Ark. and Joan Field of Leachville; one sister, Lois Hubbard of Venice, Calif.; five grandchildren, Gena Wilson and Kurtiss Guntharp both of Jonesboro, Joe Field of Zephyrhills, Fla., Kechia Bentley of Russellville and John Field of Leachville; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers, five sisters, and one great-grandson, Austin Wheeler Bentley.

Funeral services are 3 p.m. today, Sunday, May 11, at the First Baptist Church in Leachville with the Revs. Doug Applegate and Jerry Kausler officiating.

Burial will be in Leachville Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Joe Field, John Field, Don Bentley, Bob Wheeler, Larry Garrison and Jessie Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers are Jim Burrier, James Lee Poe, Dr. T.N. Rodman, Earl Wildy, Tom Marshall, Wayne Taylor, Terrell Kirby, Mac Williams, deacons of the First Baptist Church and the Baraca Sunday School class.

The family prefers any memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Leachville or the St. Bernards Hospice program.