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Area Deaths

Tuesday, March 4, 2003

Lester Bailey

Lester Paul Bailey, 90, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at Hayti.

Born July 28, 1912, in Senath, Mo., son of the late Robert and Mattie Lee Massey Bailey, he was a self-employed businessman and deacon and founding member of the Hayti Calvary Baptist Church.

On March 26, 1934, in Senath, he married Opal Dinkens, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two daughters, Dorothy Laverne Duggan, of Memphis, Tenn. and Shirley Ann McDermott, of Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, W.T. and James Bailey, both of Senath; three sisters, Willie Mae Shown, Obera Long and Betty Jean; 12 grandchildren, Russell, Charles, Michael and Jenny Duggan, Jennifer Shannon, James Paul, Lynn, Robert Christopher and Jonathan McDermott, Elaine Patrick, Sarah Chalk and Anita Lasiter and 24 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Dr. Ralph Bruce, Dr. Mike Melton and the Rev. Jerry Baker officiating.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were Jonathan, Robert Christopher and Lynn McDermott, Billy Ray Bailey, Dennis Shannon and Don Patrick.

Mary Chaffin

Mary B. Chaffin, 78, of Cabool, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at the Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Mo.

Born Dec. 3, 1924, in Festus, Mo., daughter of the late Thomas Ogie and Mary Barbara Martin Walker, she was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Turner and wife, Darlene, of Caruthersville, Mo. and Larry Turner and wife, Debbie, of Alexander, Ark.; four daughters, Patricia Ross and husband, Bill, of Londen, Ark., Betty Jean Adams, of Perryville, Mo., Judy Tucker and husband, Jim, of Little Rock, Ark. and Barbara Moore and husband, Mark, of Cabool; 77 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, richard Alan Jamison and one daughter, Carol Sue Flowers.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with the Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.

Pallbearers were Robert Flowers, John Elliott, Dale and Steven Turner, Billy R. Ross, Jr. and C.J. Bates.

Honorary pallbearers were Allen Brown, Floyd Schoolcraft and Chris Tensley.

Ethel Denney

Ethel Denney, 75, of Las Cruces, N.M., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at her residence.

Born Dec. 25, 1927, in Kennett, daughter of the late Joe and Lottie Ford, she worked for the phone company, worked for Farm Bureau and was a member of the St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She was involved with the Brownies, Girl Scouts, Rainbow, Cub Scouts, Little League and was a former 4-H leader.

Survivors include her children, Kelley S. Green and husband, Bob, of Los Linas, N.M., Karson G. Bruce and husband, Ben, of Reno, Nev., Bill M. Denney, of Las Cruces and David F. Denney and wife, Danelle, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two brothers, Joe Ford and wife, Bert and Leon Ford, all of Kennett; three sisters, Wilma Blanton, Peggy Landess and Patsy Ford, all of Kennett; two aunts, Irene Ford Smith, of Kennett and Geraldine Ford Harwell, of Sikeston, Mo. and six grandchildren, Trevor and Trenton Green, Jenna Bruce, Cameron and Connor Denney and Georgette Olana.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 3, at the Getz Funeral Home Chapel in Las Cruces with Pastor Gorton Smith and Smokey Blanton officiating.

Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Henry Foster

Henry Hugo Foster, 72, of Kennett, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Jan. 26, 1931, in Senath, Mo., son of the late Hugo Helmer and Betty Maud Donaldson Foster, he was employed at Kohlfold Distributors, Uniroyal, Uarco and Coca Cola and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Senath. He was an active member of Ducks Unlimited and a former member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce.

On August 28, 1959, he married Jean Copeland, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Glenn Martin Foster, of Holcomb, Mo. and Randy Neal Copeland, of Glenpool, Okla.; one sister, Della Barrientos, of Lyons, Kan.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, James Foster.

Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 4, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dewight Harrison officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers were John Paul Clark, Butch Hendrix, Phil Williams, J.R. Early, Bob Paine and Lester Forbes.

Honorary pallbearers were Mark Coates, David Clark, Roy Green, Phillip Russom, Wayne Pelts, Hubert Snipes and Joe Ford.

Jeffery McDavid

Jeffery Wayne McDavid, 35, of Clarkton, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at Clarkton.

Born April 14, 1967, in Paris, Tenn., son of Donald Richard and Patricia Crowe McDavid, of Portageville, Mo., he had worked at Plastene Supply in Portageville.

On May 26, 2000, in Piggott, Ark., he married Dawn "Shelly" Simpson, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Brett Allen McDavid, of Leoma, Tenn. and one step-son, Kyle Mann, of Clarkton; one daughter, Laura Elizabeth McDavid, of Leoma and one step-daughter, Whitney Mann, of Clarkton; a grandfather, Herbert Brewer, of Imboden, Ark. and two brothers, Andrew Martin McDavid, of Jackson, Tenn. and Christopher Alan McDavid, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 3, at the Delisle Funeral Home Chapel in Portageville with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.

Burial was in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.

Pallbearers were Chris, Chad, Joseph, Tony and Shawn Simpson and Eric Russell.

Honorary pallbearer was Steve Simpson.

Gary Rose

Gary Don "Giz" Rose, 55, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Senath, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington.

Born April 16, 1947, in Senath, he was the son of the late Archie and Audrey Walls Rose.

Survivors include one sister, Debbie Rose, of Ormond, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Mary K. Rose, of Senath and three nieces, Tonia Swink, of Senath, Marnie Rose, of Pensacola, Fla. and Brianna Rose, of Ormond.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Mack Rose.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 4, at the Lulu Cemetery in Senath with Gregg Pollock officiating.

Pallbearers were Robby Shrum, John Raines, David Keen, Gary Renfrow, C.B. Anderson, David Harris and Robbie Shrum. Marie Tosh

Marie Tosh, 72, of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003.

Born Thursday, March 20, 1930, in Weakley County, Tenn., daughter of the late Clarence and Rena James Casteel, she was a homemaker.

On Oct. 19, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., she married James Tosh, who survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Jimmy Tosh of Hayti and Terry Tosh of Greenbrier, Ark.; two daughters, Cindy Tosh Shaver, of Puxico, Mo. and Clara Tosh of Hayti; two brothers, Clarence Casteel of Bismarck, Mo. and Ted Casteel of Robertsville, Mo., one sister, Ester Pearl Poole of Koshkonong, Mo.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Casteel and one sister, Clara Greer Rinks.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with the Rev. Mike Melton officiating.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were Adam and Alan Huff, Brian Novak, David Greer, Jerry Rabey and Barry Casteel.

Honorary pallbearers were Henry Bolan and Matt Greer.