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Area Deaths

Thursday, March 13, 2003

Richard Bath

Richard G. Bath, 65, of Dexter, Mo., died Saturday, March 8, 2003, in Milledgeville, Ga.

Born April 2, 1937, in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Herman George and Margaret Marie Ritz Bath, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Viernam, a consultant in the apparel industry before starting RBA Manufacturing in Malden, Mo. and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter. He was a member of the Father Slay No.6515 Council of the Kinghts of Columbus, a 4th Degree member of the Paul A. Clark Assembly No.1773 Council of Knights of Columbus in Poplar Bluff, Mo. and a member of the American Legion in Dexter.

On June 7, 1958, in Cleveland, he married Barbara Louise Fox, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Richard George Bath, Jr., of Lee's Summit, Mo.; three daughters, Mary Jaquett and husband, Hance, of Seaville, N.J., Ellie Miller and husband, Steve, of Orange Park, Fla. and Margaret Watson and husband, Marc, of Roxbury, Wis.; one brother, Raymond J. Bath and wife, Adele, of Allentown, N.J.; one sister, Mary Jane Mucklo and husband, Frank, of Lakewood, Ohio and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. A rosary service will be conducted at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter with Father John Shetley officiating.

Burial will follow at the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter.

Memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Parish Endowment Fund, 115 East Market, Dexter, Mo. 63841 or Dexter Knights of Columbus, 11870 Hidden Trails Dr., Dexter, Mo. 63841.

Robert Bilbrey

Robert "Bob" E. Bilbrey, 63, of Hot Springs Village, Ark., died Saturday, March 7, 2003, at his residence.

Born June 25, 1939, in Kennett, son of Thelma Stevens Bilbrey, of Mobile, Ala. and the late George Preston Bilbrey, he was retired from Houston Lighting Power, where he was a health physicist. He was a member of the Kiwanis, Genealogy, Computer Club, 9 Holers Golf Club and a member of the Woodlands Presbyterian Church in Hot Springs Village.

Survivors also include his wife, LaJean Medlin Bilbrey, of Hot Springs Village; four sons, Robert Elliott and Richard Allen Bilbrey, both of St. Louis, Mo., Derreck Westrich and wife, Tara, of McKinney, Texas and Joe Westrich and wife, Nicki, of Plano, Texas; one brother, James Mason Bilbrey, of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Jane Bruton, of Mobile and three grandsons, Jake, Dillion and Zack Westrich, all of McKinney.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Woodlands Presbyterian Church in Hot Springs Village with Dr. Jim Farley and the Rev. Ed Holt officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Hot Springs Junior Golf Assoc., in honor of Bob Bilbrey, 32 Estramadura Drive, Hot Springs Village, Ark. 71909 to the attention of Bill Veal. Cedarvale Funeral Home of Hot Springs Village is in charge of arrangements.

Kathryn Davis

Kathryn Davis, 43, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died today, Thursday, March 13, 2003, at St. John's Hospital in Tulsa.

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

Walter Davis

Walter Davis, 83, of Kennett, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Nevada Regional Hospital in Nevada, Mo.

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

Jimmie Russell, Sr.

Funeral services for Bishop Jimmie Russell, Sr., 86, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2003, at the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Hayti with Evangelist Jimmie Russell, Jr. officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Hayti.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti.

Dorothy Warren

Dorothy Warren, 68, of Bernie, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Monday, March 10, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Rod Dill officiating.