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Area Deaths

Sunday, March 2, 2003

J.T. Bradshaw

J.T. "Truman" Bradshaw, 96, of Holcomb, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at his residence.

Born March 13, 1906, in Holcomb, son of the late Scott and Laura Knots Bradshaw, he was a member of Frisbee General Baptist Church.

On August 7, 1994, he married Sinnie Bell Hollis Floyd who survives.

Other survivors include two sons Howard Bradshaw of Holcomb and Larry Bradshaw of Jonesboro, Ark.; a step-son, Walter Floyd of Ponca City, Fla.; one daughter, Imogene Brennon of St. Louis; one step-daughter, Christina Morgan of Glenwood, N. Mex.; two brothers, Jewel Bradshaw of White Oak, Mo. and Junior Bradshaw of Portland, Ore.; one sister, Ethel King of Paragould, Ark.; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two wives, Emma and Zilapha; four brothers, Jessie, Luther, Albert and Harry Bradshaw and one sister, Nell Coninger.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, March 2, in McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with the Revs. Charles Thomas Crane and Hubert Robinson officiating.

Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers are David, Phillip, Steve, Danny, Deris and Harry Bradshaw Jr.

Warren Beacham

Warren G. Beacham, 82, of Bernie, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

Born Oct. 30, 1920, at Kennett, a son of the late John Wesley and Ida Francis Snider Beacham, he was a farmer.

On June 29, 1940, at Senath, Mo., he married Wilma Pascal, who survives.

Other survivors include one son, Gary Beacham of Bernie; one daughter, Judy Biddle of Las Vegas; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lawson, Leonard and George Beacham and three sisters, Beatrice Brogdlen, Nancy Beacham and Norma Jean Arnold.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, March 2, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel in Bernie with the Rev. O.H. Brooks officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

James Crawford

James E. Crawford, 67, of Loves Park, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at his home.

Born June 29, 1939, in Kennett, a son of the late Lillian and Elton Crawford, he worked for Sundstrand Corp. for 25 years before retiring.

On Dec. 1, 1959, he married Wanda Allen who survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Tila Young and husband, Norm, Attonnia Nicosia and husband, Dominic and Sileena Crawford; a son, Jim Crawford; brothers, Archie Crawford and wife, Mary, Darrell Crawford and wife, Joyce, Johnny Crawford and wife, Wilda, David Crawford, Tommy Crawford and wife, Darlene and Samuel Crawford; sisters, Minnie Roberts and husband, Harold, Lovell Rahmy, Doris Haywood and husband, Doyle; grandsons, Dominic and Nickalus Nicosia; granddaughters, Tileena Hendershot and Trinette Crawford; two great-grandsons, Dhjarum Crawford and Trevor Hendershot.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremy Nicosia; brothers, Frank and Kenneth Crawford and a sister, Gloanna.

Visitation is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today, Sunday, March 2, at the Sunset Funeral Home in Rockford, Ill.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Monday, March 3, at the Sunset Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Jeff McDavid

Jeff McDavid, 35, of Clarkton, Mo. and formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 28, at his home.

Arrangements are incomplete with the DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.

Marie Tosh

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

Born Thursday, March 20, 1930, in Weakley County, Tenn., a 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 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 are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, March 2, at Bradhaw Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with the Rev. Mike Melton officiating.

Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.