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Area Deaths

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Arlie Alexander

Arlie Alexander, 75, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.

Born March 4, 1927, in Scotts Hill, Tenn., son of the late Perry and Rieta Sparks Alexander, he was a member of the Bakerville Church of Christ.

On Dec. 19, 1975, he married Ella Dearing, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Charles Alexander, of Hayti, Mo.; two daughters, Rita Pickard and Melanie Privett, both of Kennett; five grandchildren, Tonia Vandewaal, of Caruthersville, Mo., Brittany Barton, of Las Vegas, Nev. and Brandy and Danny Nixon and Alex Privett, all of Kennett; four great-grandchildren, Steven Doherty and Ryan Nixon, both of Kennett, Jordan Rankin, of Las Vegas and Erika Vandewaal, of Caruthersville; two brothers, Stancie Alexander, of Saltillo, Tenn. and Jimmy Alexander, of Caruthersville and five sisters, Jean Brewer, of Marion, Ind., Dot Thompson, of Saltillo, Sue Kimbrell and Linda Phelps, both of Caruthersville and Helen Kennedy, of Memphis.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Charlotte Bruce; one brother, Ray Alexander and two sisters, Velma Mae Alexander and Muriel Grooms.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 14, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with James Powell and Jeff Wade officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Paul Cobb, Richie Leeker, Jimmy Ingram, Jimmy Strother, Ray McClendon and Russell Dunn.

Honorary pallbearers were the men of Bakerville Church of Christ.

Memorials may be made to the Paragould Children's Home and the American Heart Association.

James Allison

James Leonard Allison, 83, of Piggott, Ark., died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at the Piggott Community Hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the McGrew Cemetery in Senath, Mo. with the Rev. Wesley Payne officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Baker

Minnie Garner Baker, 90, of New Madrid, Mo., formely of Dexter, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at New Madrid.

Born Sept. 28, 1912, in Cardwell, Mo., daughter of the late George Washington and Millie Nance Boyles, she was a homemaker and a member of the Victory Temple in Dexter.

Survivors include one daughter, Ann Strasser, of New Madrid; two sons, Don Garner, of Dexter and Richard Jordan, of New Madrid; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia Norman; three brothers, Arthur, Ransom and Milo Boyles and one sister Lectie Johnson.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chuck Hull officiating.

Burial will follow at the Dexter Cemetery.

Carl Blume

Carl Blume, 72, of Malden, Mo.,formerly of Glennonville, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at the Malden Nursing Center.

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

James Johnson

James Brady Johnson, 57, of Senath, Mo., died Nov. 8, 2002, at Three Rivers Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Oct. 3, 1945, in Kennett, he was the son of Elizabeth "Lib" Johnson, of Senath and the late Hugh Mack Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Vickie Johnson, of Senath; one son, Jon Johnson, of Senath; one daughter, Robin Karsten, of Hot Springs, Ark.; two brothers, Tom Johnson and wife, Teresa and Billy Charles Johnson, all of Senath; two grandchildren, Logan Karsten and Karsten Morgan and one step-son, Adam Marret, of Cardwell, Mo.

He was preceded in death by one brother, H.M. Johnson, Jr. and one sister, Elizabeth "Sam" Johnson.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Derek Combs officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were T. Harper, David Keen, Tommy Neal, John David Raines, Tony Cannon and Richard Ozbun.

Nina Smith

Nina Smith, 72, of Dyersburg, Tenn., formerly of Kennett, died today, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.

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

Alois Steinmetz

Alois Benno Steinmetz, 84, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell.

Born Feb. 18, 1918, in Blackwell, Mo., son of the late Julius Benno Steinmetz and Anna Justina Krodinger, he was in the agriculture business and a realtor. He was of the First United Methodist faith.

On Jan. 4, 1947, in Chicago, Ill., he married Amber Marilee Grauer, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include three daughters, Linda Kay Steinmetz Schott and husband, Richard Joseph, of Nixa, Mo., Barbara Ann Steinmetz Godley and husband, Leon, of Campbell and Cynthia Sue Steinmetz Weber, of Dexter, Mo.; one son, William Benno Steinmetz and wife, Barbara Thorne , of Springfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Jacquelyn Morrow Pearson, Jennifer Marie Schott Klein, Derek, Sara Elizabeth and Benjamin Kyle Schott, Victoria Jean, Brian Richard and Douglas Edward Weber and Charles Benno and Katherine Anna Stienmetz and great-grandchildren, Andrew Christian, Margarecann and Elizabeth Grace Pearson, Elliott Thomas and Annabelle Marie Klein and Samuel Lukas Weber.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Ann Taylor.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Steinmetz's residence, 615 N. Main in Campbell.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the First United Methodist Church in Campbell with the Rev. Karen Blank-Ewell officiating.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Education Building Fund, 200 E. Martin St., Campbell, Mo. 63933, Campbell Downtown Restoration Association or to the charity of your choice.

Landess Funeral Home of Campbell is in charge of arrangements.

Evelyn Stillman

Evelyn Stillman, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at her residence.

Funeral arrangemens are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.