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Area Deaths

Tuesday, November 19, 2002

Pearl Cancilla

Pearl Bernice Cancilla, 78, of Paragould, Ark., died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002, at her residence.

Born Sept. 29, 1924, in Ottumwa, Iowa, daughter of the late Howard and Fannie Grosvenor Miller, she was a retired computer operator and a member of the Grace United General Baptist Church.

She maried Peter J. Cancilla, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include, one son, Frank Cancilla, of Lewisville, Texas; two daughters, Debbie White, of Paragould and Ann Vidmar, of San Ramon, Calif.; one sister, Martha Exline, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Cardwell Cemetery in Cardwell, Mo. with the Revs. Royce Schanda and Buster Morris officiating.

Heath Funeral Home of Paragould was in charge of arrangements.

Leon Cannady

Leon Cannady, 60, of Parma, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, near Marble Hill, Mo.

Born Jan. 5, 1942, in Como, Mo., son of the late Clarence and Goldie Creason Cannady he was a farmer and a member of the Church of God in Parma.

On March 17, 1972, in New Madrid, Mo., he married Judy Cullum, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Christopher Cannady, of Parma and Calvin Davidson, of Malden, Mo.; three daughters, Tammy Lee and Tina Thurman, both of Tallapoosa, Mo.and Vicky Cravens, of Parma; three brothers, Hubert Cannady, of Malden and Ronnie and William Cannady, both of Bernie, Mo.; one sister, Beulah Brown, of Alton, Ill. and nine grandchildren.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Carl O?Dell officiating.

Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery in Malden.

Mary Lou Hampton

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

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landes Funeral Home of Campbell.

Nora Keesee

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

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.

Mavis Lea

Mavis Estelle Lea, 83, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Qulin, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Three Rivers Hospital-North Campus in Poplar Bluff.

Born Sept. 22, 1919, in Greenbrier, Ark., she was a homemaker and a member of the Qulin Church of Christ.

On Oct. 30, 1937, she married C.W. Lea, who preceded her in death on June 14, 1998. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Dennis Flowers and one sister, Ruth Hoggard.

Survivors include two daughters, Jo Ann Lansford, of Poplar Bluff and Barbara Lancaster, of Qulin; three sisters, Carrie Matthews and Odell Norsworthy, both of Malden, Mo. and Nellie Cude, of Arbyrd, Mo.; six grandchildren, Letitia Benson, Leah Madison and Lana Shearer, all of Qulin and Rick and Jamie Lansford and Sandy Rickman, all of Poplar Bluff and great-grandchildren, Dustin, Landen and Haley Benson, Lance, Holden and Brooke Madison, Christy, Candice, Craig, Jordan and Dawson Lansford, Alan-Michael and Maci Shearer, Christopher, Laura Beth and Natalea Rickman, Samantha Peck and Sara and Savannah Mattingly.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the White-Sanders Funeral Home in Qulin.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the White-Sanders Funeral Home chapel with Freeman Mahan officiating. Burial will follow at the Qulin Cemetery. Paralee Morgan

Paralee Morgan, 83, of Campbell, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare-North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born July 3, 1919, in Gibson, Mo., daughter of the late George and Nancy Elizabeth Stafford Harp, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church.

On Oct. 10, 1935, in Conran, Mo., she married Hoyt Morgan, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Robert Arthur Morgan and wife, Barbara, of Jefferson City, Mo. and Tommy Morgan and wife, Diane, of Cumming, Ga.; two daughters, Elizabeth Thacker and husband, Richard, of Poplar Bluff and Bernice ?Booty? Frantz and husband, Dennis, of Mascoutah, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Bill Morgan; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larkin Enlow officiating.

Burial will follow at the Tucker Cemetery in Campbell, Mo.

Cassie Pierce

Cassie Lou Bishop Pierce, 67, of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Born Aug. 15, 1935, in Cardwell, daughter of Naomi Laverne Herrod Stanley, of Cardwell and the late James Ivan Bishop, she was a Wal-Mart employee and a member of the Calvery Baptist Church in Edwardsville.

She married Gerald Don ?Sam? Bishop, who preceded her in death and later maried Bobby Gene Pierce, who also preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Gerald ?Jerry? Bishop, of Rogers, Ark. and Steven Pierce, of Edwardsville; four daughters, Naomi Bishop and Rebecca Bishop Seyer, both of Edwardsville, Lynn Wells, of Winnsboro, S.C. and Katie Bishop Hanshaw, of North Little Rock, Ark.; her step-father, Rev. A.E. Stanley, of Cardwell; three brothers, Jim Bishop, of Kalamazoo, Mich., Joe Bishop, of Jackson, Mo., and John Bishop, of Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Nancy Armstrong, of Kennett and Wanda Cisco, of Galesburg, Ill. and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell with the Rev. Taylor Wells officiating.

Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Cardwell Cemetery Fund. Heath Funeral Home of Paragould, Ark. was in charge of arrangements.

Melvin Redden

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

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