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Area Deaths

Thursday, October 31, 2002

Sarah Book

Sarah Edna Book, 94, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Malden Nursing Home.

Born Aug. 4, 1908, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of the late John and Cora Lee Choat Gordon, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church and the Rebeccah Lodge.

On Dec. 21, 1924, in Piggott, Ark., she married Ralph Book, who preceded her in death on April 12, 1973. She was also preceded in death by one son, Joe Book; two daughters, Roma Webster and Anna Ruth Book; one brother, Amsey Gordon and two sisters, Violet Boone and Irene Duley.

Suvivors include one son, Charles Book, of Collierville, Tenn.; one daughtr, Elizabeth Laverne Perkins, of Tucson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Scott Keller officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Anna Jones

Anna Mae Jones, 79, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at her residence.

Born Aug. 26, 1923, in Stamps, Ark., daughter of the late Willie and Beatrice James Turner, she was a seamstress and a charter member of the Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church in Malden.

She maried Albert Jones, who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 1973.

Survivors include three daughters, Mable Grimes, of Columbia, Mo. and Irene Williams and Pearl Hudson, both of Chicago; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at noon, Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Otis Hawes, Jr. and Sister Margaret Smith-Williamson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden.

Landess Funeral home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.

Sherry Matheney

Sherry Jean Matheney, 38, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born June 21, 1964, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of Mozelle Martin Beaver, of Kennett and the late Tommy Matheney, she was a sales clerk.

Survivors also include two daughters, Amanda Matheney and Nikita Cunningham, both of Kennett; one brother, Ricky Matheney, of Piggott; two sisters, Melinda Hovis, of Reno, Ark. and Jackie Matheney, of St. Louis, Mo. and grandmothers, Genevieve Goodrich, of Kennett and Lovella Matheney, of Marmaduke, Ark.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Shantale Easley.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Hovis officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers are Bobby and Aaron Abbott, Kevin Cunningham, Darrell Moss, Kevin Marlin and Dwayne Hays.