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Area Deaths

Wednesday, January 29, 2003

Charles Duffel, Sr.

Charles William Duffel, Sr., 58, of Doniphan, Mo., formerly of Rector, Ark., died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born June 15, 1944, in Rector, he was a brakeman for Union Pacific Railroad and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Duffel, of St. Elizabeth, Mo.; his mother, Freda Tyler Landrum, of Rector; one son, Charles William Duffel, Jr., of Dupo, Ill.; two daughters, Tonia LeSieur, of Fulton, Mo. and Shelly Marie Peskar, of Imperial, Mo.; two brothers, Gary Duffel, of Paragould, Ark. and John Duffel, of Jonesboro, Ark.; one sister, Jayne Calvin, of Rector and eight grandchildren, Sarah and Bobby Peskar, Hope, Joshua, Cody and Ashley Duffel and Kody and Tyler LeSieur.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel with Kenny Burns officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

Orval Heathcock

Orval Heathcock, 80, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

Funeral arrrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.

Eva Jones

Eva Jones, 98, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at Gideon Care Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Fuenral Home of Gideon.

Nathaniel Jones, Sr.

Nathaniel Jones, Sr., 73, of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.

Born Nov. 24, 1929, in Crawfordsville, Ark., son of the late David and Rosa Lee Puchie Jones, he founded, pastored and was a member of the Eastside Spiritual Church of God in Christ in Hayti. He was a security guard at Mid-Continent Aircraft.

On Oct. 14, 1950, in Crawfordsville, he married Sallie M. Johnson, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include 10 sons, Nathaniel Jones, Jr., David, Willie Joe, Carl, Donny, Leval, Calvin, Carnell, Darion and Johnny Jones; three daughters, Rosie Mae Larry, Earlean Davis and Verlene Presberry; one sister; 43 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Catherine Jeter, one brother, Robert Earl Jones and two sons, Lavon and Norzell Jones.

Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Bradshaw-Powell Funeral Home in Steele, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at noon, Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Eastside Spiritual Church of God in Christ in Hayti with Elder Willie Jones officiating.

Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hayti.

Gracie Lindsey

Garcie Lorene Lindsey, 84, of Bernie, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at the Malden Nursing Center in Malden, Mo.

Born Feb. 18, 1918, in Moark, Ark., daughter of the late Jacob A. and Cora Ethylene Herning Teeters, she was a seamtress at Gossard Hosiery in Malden.

On June 21, 1937, in Piggott, Ark., she married Robert Thomas Lindsey, who preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 1980. She was also preceded in death by one son, Donald Gene Lindsey; one daughter, JoAnne Zimmerman; two grandsons, Kenneth Robert and Mark Christian Lindsey; four brothers, John, Neopolitan, Lee and Jessie Teeters and six sisters, stillborn infant, Maggie Williams, Opal Armstrong, Maudie Tate, Lena Livingston and Violet Teeters.

Survivors include one brother, Vernon Teeters, of Bernie; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Rainey-Mathis Fuenral Home in Bernie.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at the Bernie Cemetery.

Leon Lovelady

Leon Lovelady, of Senath, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at his residence. Funeral arrrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.

R.D. Walker

R.D. Walker, 76, of Hayti, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, in New Madrid County.

Born Aug. 21, 1926, in Webb, Miss., son of the late Leslie Cleveland Walker and Mae Jones Easter, he was U.S. Navy veteran and a welder.

On Feb. 23, 1948, he married Marietta Ruffin, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include four sons, R.D. Walker, of Hayti, A.D. Douglas, Jessie Lee Walker and Joe Ruffin, all of Chicago, Ill.; three daughters, Loretta Covington and Stephanie Lloyd, both of Hayti and Felicia Hudson, of Springfield, Ill.; two brothers, Leslie Walker, of Kennett and Martin Thomas, of Chicago; one sister, Lena Walker; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Hayti.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at the Faith Temple Church of God In Christ in Hayti with the Rev. J.H. Newmy officiating.

Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hayti.