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Area Deaths

Thursday, February 6, 2003

Ralph Berry

Ralph David Berry, 83, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff.

Born June 19, 1919, in Gideon, son of the late David Walter and Belle Coveatt Berry, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in WWII and a member of the Assembly of God Church in Poplar Bluff.

On Dec. 4, 1937, in Gideon, he married Mildred Louise Blowers, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two daughters, Joan Bonk, of Poplar Bluff and Bonnie Downs, of Malden, Mo.; four sons, Wayne David and James Berry, both of Poplar Bluff and Eugene and Stephen Berry, both of Summersville, Mo.; one brother, Hayward Berry, of Poplar Bluff; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ray and Howard Berry and four sisters, Pauline Cowell, Etau Taylor, Alpha Womack and Alma Beline.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb 6, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vernon Woolverton officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.

Robert Hanners

Robert Hanners, 86, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Memphis.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Arbyrd Baptist Church with the Revs. Doug Cinton and Allan Cureton officiating.

Burial will follow at the Horner Cemetery.

Darrell Jaques

Darrell Jaques, 70, of Holcomb, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at his residence.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Harold Walker

Harold Eugene Walker, 91, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born May 6, 1911, in Jewell, Ark., son of the late John Joseph Elijah and Mary Susan Pickens Walker, he was owner/operator of H&W Auto & Electric in Caruthersville and a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Caruthersville.

On Sept. 6, 1932, in Caruthersville, he married Alma Fay Alexander, who preceded him in death on Jan. 31, 1998. He was also preceded in death by five brothers; two sisters and one great-grandson.

Survivors include two sons, Bobby Walker, of San Antonio, Texas and Paul Walker, of Caruthersville; two daughters, Norma Linsman, of Caruthersville and Mary A. Camp, of Byron, Mich.; one brother, Claude Walker, of Grass Valley, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the H.S. Smith Fuenral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with the Rev. Bob Ring officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Tony Linsman, Robert Walker, Guy Hadden, David Smith, Mike Harden, Tommy Camp and Butch Henson.

Honorary pallbearer was Carl Anderson.