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Area Deaths

Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Earnest Allison

Earnest A. Allison, 72, of Wood River, Ill., formerly of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Ill.

Born July 2, 1930, in Senath, he was the son of the late James Titus and Mary Alice Grooms Allison.

On June 26, 1949, he married Patricia Wininger, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include three sons, Dennis, of Rosewood Heights, Ill., Perry, of Edwardsville, Ill. and Douglas, of Cottage Hills, Ill.; one daughter, Randi Allison, of E. Alton, Ill.; one sister, Betty Downing, of Bragg City, Mo.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, James Edward Allison and two sisters, Lottie Compton and Willodean Krause.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, April 15, at the Ivy Heights Church of God in Wood River with Bro. Stephen Greer officiating.

Christine Johnson

Christine Johnson, 92, of Hayti, Mo., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at Hayti.

Born Oct. 6, 1910, in Alligator, Miss., daughter of the late Pluck and Mandy Cross, she was a member of the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ.

Survivors include one step-son, J.C. Clements and wife, Boncile, of Widener, Ark.; two nephews, Curtis Moss, of Dallas, Texas and Arnold Moss, of Chicago, Ill. and two grand-nieces, Marilyn Williams, of Markham, Ill. and Annissa Johnson, of Arkansas.

Funeral services were held at noon Saturday, April 12, at the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Hayti with Elder Courtney Sanders officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were Jimmy O'Neal, Tracy Williams, Michael Fair and Eddie West.

Honorary pallbearer was J.C. Clements.

John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge of arrangements.

Alice Watson

Alice Watson, 95, of Hollister, Mo., died Monday, April 14, 2003, at her residence.

Visitation will begin at noon Friday, April 18, at the Church of God in Malden, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the Church of God.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.