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Area Deaths

Thursday, March 20, 2003

Billy Corbett

Billy Wayne Corbett, 69, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare-North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Cambpell.

Nora Dodd

Nora Coston Dodd, 93, of Hayti, Mo., died Monday, March 17, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.

Born Aug. 6, 1909, in Portqageville, Mo., daughter of the late Cardonia "Tony" and Ethel Fisher Coston, she was a farmer, landowner and homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the Hayti Garden Club.

On Nov. 6, 1932, in Caruthersville, Mo., she married Raymond Levi Dodd, who preceded her in death on May 1, 1998.

Survivors include the following relatives, Wayne Myracle and wife, Libby, Nancy Jones and husband, Mark and Eugene Myracle and wife, Debra, all of Portageville, George Myracle and wife, Selena, of Sikeston, Mo. and other relatives.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with the Rev. Sue Cubbage officiating.

Burial was in the Portageville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Richard Ashbaugh, W.T. Davidson, Brian Irions, Stephen Rhodes and Duke and Sonny Turnage.

Johnny Dowdy

Johnny Richard Dowdy, 54, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, March 6, 2003, at the Senath Nursing Center.

Born Jan. 17, 1949, in Octa, Mo., he was the son of the late William Edgar and Chloia Easter Scroggins Dowdy.

Survivors include two brothers, Dennis C. Dowdy, of High Springs, Fla. and Terry M. Dowdy, of Felda, Fla.; six sisters, Frances B. Morgan, of Clarksville Tenn. Pat R. Sasso, of Ocala, Fla., Betty S. Parker, of Midway, W.Va., Ara Lea Morgan, Linda J. Smith and Branda S. Lane, all of Senath and one aunt, Jewell Stover, of Morrilton, Ark.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Noel Edward "Bud" Dowdy and one sister, Sonja D. Burcham.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with the Revs. James Winkle and Denver Glenn officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Don Burcham, Darrell Ed Morgan, Steve Winters, Oney Pruett, Sean Winkle and Thomas Arant.

Naoma Goldsmith

Naoma Goldsmith, 78, of Malden, Mo., died Wedneday, March 19, 2003, at her residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.

Lucy Hall

Lucy Hall, 72, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Friday, March 14, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark.

Born April 5, 1930, in Rome, Miss., daughter of the late Henry and Lovie Denton Johnson, she was a member of the Central Church of Christ in Caruthersville.

In 1948, she married Roy Hall, who preceded her in death in 1996.

Survivors include seven sons, Roy, Jr., Eddie Lee, J.W., Antonio and Vincent Hall, all of Caruthersville, Barry Hall, of Irvine Calif. and Roy Hall, III, of Charleston, S.C.; six daughters, Ruby, Tanya, and Glorest Hall, all of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Sandra, Jessica and Carolyn Hall, all of Caruthersville.; five brothers, J.W. Johnson, of Indianapolis, Ind., Clinton Johnson, of St. Louis, Mo., Eddie B. and Leon Johnson, both of Memphis, Tenn. and O.C. Johnson, of Greenville, Miss.; two sisters, Anna Lang, of Indianapolis and Ever T. Johnson Sikes, of Chicago, Ill. and 22 grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, March 18, at the Central Church of Christ in Caruthersville with Michael McDaniel officiating.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.

Hazel Small

Hazel Small, 81, of Kennett, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at National Health Care in Kennett.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Gary Gelsinger officiating.

Ronnie Troutt

Ronnie Troutt, 62, of Holcomb, Mo., died today, Thursday, March 20, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.