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Area Deaths

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Herbert Burk

Herbert Burk, 89, of Flint, Mich., died Friday, April 25, 2003, at Flint.

Born April 26, 1913, in Hollywood, Mo., son of the late Joe and Edith Fike Burk, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in WWII.

Survivors include two daughters; two sisters, Freida Farrell, of Dallas, Texas, Mary Branum, of Hornersville, Mo. and Betty Maxwell, of Cardwell, Mo. and several grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Burk; three sisters and three brothers.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home Chapel in Hornersville with Bud Maxwell officiating.

Glenn Earl

Glenn Earl, 72, of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 30, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Methodist Church in Senath.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Mary Johnson

Mary Ellen Johnson, 62, of Marmaduke, Ark., died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Paragould, Ark.

Born June 17, 1940, in Greene County, Ark., daughter of the late Clarence William and Earlene Jones, she was retired from Rector Sportswear in Rector, Ark.

She married Edward Johnson, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Dennis Johnson and wife, Debbie, of Paragould; three daughters, Tammie Jordan and husband, Mark and Denise Wooldridge and husband, Keith, all of Marmaduke and Beverly Carroll and husband, Allen, of Paragould; one brother, Ronald Dale Jones, of Rector; two sisters, Lou Wonda Carter, of Rector and Linda Sue Flint, of Kennett; eight grandchildren, Amy and Stephany Johnson and Brenna Gilmer, all of Paragould and Jason Jordan, Heather Dickinson, Kerry and Brian Wooldridge and Andrew Dulaney, all of Marmaduke and three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Jordan, Renee Gilmer and Ashlyn Matthews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Stella Louise Smotherman. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Marmaduke Church of Christ in Marmaduke.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 2, at the Marmaduke Church of Christ with Arvil Hill and Tim Wooldridge officiating.

Burial will follow at the Ramers Chapel Cemetery near Marmaduke. Mitchell Funeral Home of Rector is in charge of arrangements.

Glen Moyer

Glen Moyer, 60, of Germantown, Tenn., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at his residence.

Born Aug. 11, 1942, in Campbell, Mo., he was the son of the late Marvin and Nadine Looney Moyer.

Survivors include one son, Brian Moyer, of Coldwater, Miss.; one daughter, Melissa Moyer, of Horn Lake, Miss.; one brother, Thomas Moyer, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; three sisters, Virginia Meier, of Boonville, Ind., Christine Moyer, of Bitburg, Germany and Ruth McGhee, of Jefferson City, Mo. and one grandson, Joshua Moyer.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 30, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Glen Cox officiating.

Burial will follow at the Pine City Cemetery.

Wes Thurman

Wes Thurman, 85, of Piedmont, Mo., died Monday, April 28, 2003, at his residence.

Born Feb. 2, 1918, in Nimmons, Ark., son of the late Oba and Flora Page Thurman, he was a member of the Lynn Oak General Baptist Church in Clarkton, Mo., a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Kiwanis in Clarkton. He was a city alderman for Clarkton.

On July 21, 1958, in St. Louis, Mo., he married Mary Dace, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two daughters, Bridgett Ashford, of Cape Coral, Fla. and Cheryl Baker, of Columbia, S.C.; three sons, Ronnie Thurman, of Glen Carbon, Ill., Terry Thurman, of Orlando, Fla. and Donnie Thurman, of Kennett; two sisters, Pearl Key, of Piggott, Ark. and Deana Ford, of Kennett; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, Gertrude Smith, Lena Stokes, Dolly McCoin and Aretta Loyd and one brother, Roscoe Thurman.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 30, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Landess Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jack Allen officating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.