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Area Deaths

Friday, May 9, 2003

Margaret Cradduck

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

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 12, at the Antioch Cemetery in Beebe, Ark.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.

Oliver Denny

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

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home of Hayti.

Lawrence Gamblin

Lawrence M. "Shorty" Gamblin, 85, of Kennett, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at National Healthcare in Kennett.

Born Sept. 23, 1917, in Kennett, son of the late Frank and Annie B. Huffman Gamblin, he was a truck driver.

On Dec. 11, 1940, in Kennett, he married Laura Ruth Roper, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include one son, Darrell Gamblin and wife, Janis, of Kennett; two daughters, Wanda Crawford and husband, Allen "Mick" and Linda Byrd and husband, Jim, all of Kennett; three sisters, Alceba Benson, of Campbell, Mo., Louise Stanfield, of Silva, Mo. and Mildred Moore, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. today, Friday, May 9, at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Eddie Roden officiating.

Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett was in charge of arrangements.

Ruthie Phillips

Ruthie Mae Phillips, 82, of Kennett, died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born May 5, 1920, in Marion, Ark., daughter of the late Wil and Laura Laws, she was a housekeeper.

In 1939, she married B.A. Phillips, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Vera Banks and one granddaughter, Cherre Phillips.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Gene Phillips, of Little Rock, Ark. and Bobby Louis Phillips and wife, Calma J., of Kansas City, Mo.; six grandchildren, Tenisha Starks, Kevin Laws, Osler Wood, Ronald McHenry, Chakira King and Maranda Alford and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop W.H. Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Thelma Wilburn

Thelma Wilburn, 92, of Senath, Mo. died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at the Senath Nursing Center.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Troy Alley officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.