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Area Deaths

Friday, January 3, 2003

Iva Browning

Iva Carolina Browning, 85, of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Nov. 27, 1917, in Portageville, Mo., daughter of the late George W. and Mary Katherine Biffle Surlet, she was a member of the Ely Baptist Church in Kennett.

She married Delorin Browning, who preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1982. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Albert, Bert and Earl Surlet.

Survivors include one son, Charles Boone, of Paragould, Ark.; three daughters, Pat Bowles, of Kennett, Jean Harris, of White Ga. and Joyce Bolyen, of Corpus Christi, Texas; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Don Slatton officiating.

Burial was in the Old Bethel Cemetery at Paragould.

Pallbearers were Reggie Autry, Sidney, Marty, Ricky and Robbie McClung and Reggie Autry.

Wendell Dunning

Wendell Brent Dunning, 48, Hollandale, Miss., formerly of the Buckeye community near Leachville, Ark., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at Murphy, Miss.

Born in Leachville, son of the late Jack and Betty Buck Dunning, he was employed at Delta Pride Catfish and was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Susie Dunning, of Hollandale; one son, Dustin Brent Dunning, of Hollandale; one daughter, Brittany Dunning, of Hollandale; two nieces, Tonya Atchison, of Rives, Mo. and Mitzi Medsker, of Hornersville; one great-nephew, Jared Shaneyfelt, of Rives and two great-nieces, Lindsey Atchison, of Rives and Jacklynn Medsker, of Paragould, Ark.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Monda Johnson.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 at the Howard Funeral Home in Manila, Ark.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Howard Funeral Home Chapel in Manila with the Rev. David Powell officiating.

Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery.

Jessie Fowler

Jessie Fowler, 68, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at St. Bernard Hospital in Jonesboro.

Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Pauline Jones

Pauline Jones, 89, of Kennett, died today, Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett.

Visitation will be at noon Saturday, Jan. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Jansson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Ruby McMunn

Ruby McMunn, 83, of Dexter, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born Sept. 14, 1919, in Byrdstown, Tenn., daughter of the late Henry Martin and Sarah Elizabeth Knight Halbert, she was the owner and operator of McMunn Auto Parts an a member of the Dexter Church of Christ. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and former member of the Rebeckah Lodge.

On Dec. 13, 1941, in Malden, Mo., she married Leslie McMunn, who preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1995.

Survivors include one son, Mike McMunn and wife, Connie, of Dexter; three grandchildren, Shannon Lemon and Cory McMunn, both of Dexter and Sarah McMunn, of Bloomfield, Mo. and two step-grandchildren, Patrick Hobbs, of Dexter and Kellie Affolder, of Steamboat Springs, Colo.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Jan. 3, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dale Grissom officiating.

Burial will follow at the Smith-Stevenson Cemetery near Dexter.

James Roberts

James Roberts, 73, of Clarkton, Mo., died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden, Mo.

Minnie Willis

Minnie Willis, 64, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Arbyrd, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan,. 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayland Tom officiating.

Burial will follow at the McGrew Cemetery.