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Area Deaths

Thursday, December 26, 2002

Charleen Crook

Charleen Crook, 94, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, Mo.

Born Nov. 8, 1908, in Grand Rivers, Ky., daughter of the late Robert and Birdie Tidwell Qualls, she was a homemaker and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Malden.

On Nov. 22, 1920's, in Piggott, Ark., she married John Crook, who preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1964. She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Crook.

Survivors include four daughters, Mary Ann McClemore, of Calvert City, Ky., Dorothy Pascazi, of Kimberling City, Mo., Joan Mayberry, of Essex, Mo. and Glenda Wilson, of Dexter, Mo.; one sister, Pauline Owens, of Charleston, Mo.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 26, at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden with Bro. Jack Wrinkle officiating.

Wilma Doherty

Wilma Doherty, 61, of Kennett, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Born March 7, 1941, in Broseley, Mo., daughter of the late Chester Earl and Goldie Dona Johnson Merritt, she was a member of the Emerson Street Church of God in Kennett.

On Aug. 20, 1961, she married Gary Doherty, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son Gary Doherty, Jr. and wife, Maria, of Kennett; one daughter, Lisa Ann Adkins and husband, Barry, of Lexington Park, Md.; one brother, Mike Merritt, of Kennett; four sisters, Joyce Francis, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Alice Patrick, of Cape Fair, Mo., Mary Pickens, of Kennett and Janiet Adams, of Odenton, Md. and three grandchildren, Barry Van Adkins, Jr., Chnristopher Scott Adkins and Garret Thomas Doherty.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ben Jordan and Michael Chambliss officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers are Rex Jeffress, Tim Simmons, Clayton Lightfoot, Glenn Hurst, Charles Isabell, Larry Chailland and Ron Hicks.

Violet Pflueger

Violet Pflueger, 63, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett.

Irene Rhoades

Irene M. Rhoades, 83, of Lockport, Ill., formerly of Malden and Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at Silver Cross Hospital in Lockport.

Born Jan. 5, 1919, in Morley, Mo., daughter of the late August and Gertrude Tuck Sittner, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Gideon and a member of the Madonna Chapter Order of Eastern Star in Clarkton.

She married Ted F. Rhoades, who preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 1970. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Jean Rhoades; one sister, Edith Nettleton and three brothers, Jesse, Jack and Peter Sittner.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Rhoades and wife, Mike, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one daughter, Joyce Darlene Tucker and husband, Earnest, of Lockport; one sister, Lucille Newsom, of Dexter, Mo.; five grandchildren, Stephan and Kimberly Tucker, Ron and Jon Rhoades and Michele Praefke and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Moore officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.