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Area Deaths

Friday, April 18, 2003

Frank Passley

Morn Franklin "Frank" Passley, 65, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at his residence.

Born Jan. 28, 1938, in Charleston, Mo., he was the son of the late Joseph Daniel and Mary Elizabeth Dillie Passley. He was a farmer and a member of the United Methodist Church in Campbell.

On April 15, 1962 in Florida, he married Sarah Stolar, who survives.

Survivors also include one son, Marvin Franklin Bragg, of Mascot, Fla., three daughters, Mary Elizabeth Passley and Catherine Frances Provorse, both of Campbell, and Debra Sue Cason, of Savannah, Ga.; three brothers, Martin and Thomas Passley, both of Bernie, and Joseph Passley, of Malden; seven sisters, Gay Dawn Thacker, of Campbell, Mary Lou Solomon and Jean Colter, both of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Dorthey Wolfe of Ft. Meade, Fla., Jo Ann Brown of Auburndale, Fla., Dianna Kent, of Ocay, Fla. and Beverly Treat, of Campbell; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Albert Passley, and three sisters, Etta Vincent, Mildred Louise Passley and Alice Kemp.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, with the Rev. Karen Blank-Ewell and the Rev. Ruth Edwards officiating.

Goldie Phillips

Goldie Mae Phillips, 74, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at her residence.

Born October 13, 1928, in McDougal, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Jessie Stella James Neeley. She was a member of the Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden.

On July 19, 1946 in Corning, Ark., she married Elmer Phillips, who survives.

Survivors also include one daughter, Debbie Phillips, of Malden; one brother, Junior Wayne Neeley, of Fountain Inn, S.C.; two sisters, Evalena Nash, of Kennett and Lorraine Lee of Avon, Ind.; two grandchildren, Jeremy Foulks and Tyler House and 34 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill Englehardt and Arthur Neeley and one sister, Elsa Mena Rawls.

Visitation services will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, April 18, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in the Bradshaw Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will follow in the Rosewood Cemetery in Malden.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Ethel Stinson

Ethel Velvie Stinson, 96, of Keokuk, Iowa, formerly of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at the Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk.

Born April 6, 1907 in McGee, Mo., she was the daugther of the late John Wilmer and Pearl Grace Woolard Robertson.

On July 4, 1931, in Parma, Mo., she married Loren Greene Stinson, who preceded her in death on April 1, 1975.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Hershel Stinson; one daughter, Shirley Niswonger; five brothers, Oatley, Edward, Elmer, William and Marvin Robertson; two sisters; four granchildren, Debbie and Frankie Niswonger and Crystal and Mellissa Stinson and one great-grandchild, Cody Myers.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Bradshaw Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Daniel Hale officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.

Verline Wright

Verline Wright, 80, of Kennett, died Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Ely Baptist Church in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m., Saturday at the Ely Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Slatton officiating.

Margaret Wood

Margaret Christine Wood, 84, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Funeral services are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.