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Area Deaths

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

Mary Hampton

Mary Lou Hampton, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Born in Parma, Mo., daughter of the late John and Pearl Sebastian Buttrey, she was a secretary. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell, where she was active in Vacation Bible School, GAs, Acteens, Sunbeams, Choir and WMU.

On July 16, 1954, in Parma, she married Jack Hampton, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Brain Hampton and wife, Beverly, of Malden, Mo.; one daughter, Andrea Landewee and husband, Michael, of Kelso, Mo.; five grandchildren, John and Allison Hampton and Elizabeth, Alicia and Andrianna Landewee; six sisters, Pat Atwill, of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Alice Crow and Betty Wagner, both of Parma, Iva Nell Blatchley, of Denver, Colo., Nancy Buttery, of Cordova, Tenn. and Carolyn Shelton, of Malden and three brothers, Samuel Buttrey, of Broseley, Mo., Edward Buttrey, of Fisk, Mo. and John Buttrey, Jr., of Orlando, Fla.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Geraldine Buttrey.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the First Baptist Church in Campbell with the Revs. Jeff Gatewood and James Marlar officiating.

Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess Addition in Campbell.

Nora Keesee

Nora McMillian Keesee, 80, of Bernie, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at National HealthCare in Kennett.

Born Jan. 28, 1922, in Moark, Ark., daughter of the late Charlie and Damie Whitehead Walker, she was a homemaker and of the General Baptist faith.

On Dec. 18, 1936, she married Woody McMillian, who preceded her in death. She later married Frank Deesee on Aug. 29, 1968, who precedeed her in death. She was also preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include one daughter, Connie McMillian Downing, of Memphis, Tenn.; four sons, Don McMillian and wife, Mary, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; Ronnie McMillian and wife, Willene, of Columbia, Mo. and Bob McMillian and wife, Debra and Steve McMillian and wife, Edith, all of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren, Jana Collins, Jaime Rook, Donnie, Tim, Shannon, Shane and Holly McMillian and Moriah Champagne; one brother, Charles Walker, of Bernie; one sister, Anna Mae Flippins, of Dudley, Mo. and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Mayo officiating. Burial will follow at the Bethany Cemetery in Campbell, Mo.

Melvin Redden

Melvin Neal ?Pete? Redden, 67, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at his residence.

Born April 21, 1935, in Sardis, Tenn., son of the late James Charles and Sarah Lou Hunt Redden, he was a farmer and of the Baptist faith. On Jan. 6, 1953, in Caruthersville, Mo., he married Sarah Glenda Hopkins, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include three sons, Terry Neal and Tracey Lee Redden, both of Clarkton and Larry Keith Redden, of Miner, Mo.; three daughters, Paula Annette Skaggs, of Greenville, Mo., Sara Jeanette Perkins, of Sikeston, Mo. and Tammy Juanita Newton, of Benton, Mo.; two sisters, Eartie Ash, of Clarkton and Frankie Gains, of Hayti, Mo.; two brothers, Elco Redden, of Clarkton and Lawson Redden, of Marston, Mo.; 24 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.