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Area Deaths

Tuesday, October 29, 2002

Carl Baker

Carl Wilford Baker, 70, of Cardwell, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at the Vererans Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Born Sept. 17, 1932, in Bemis, Tenn., son of the late Leslie and Nellie Brandons Baker, he was a U.S. veteran.

He married Mary Pierce, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Harvey Beasley and Timothy Dillahunt, both of Cardwell; three daughters, Teresa Gibson, of Warrensburg, Mo. and Brenda and Glenda McDonald, both of Culthbultz, Ga.; one brother, William Baker, of Jackson, Tenn.; one sister, Peggy Bartlett, of South Haven, Miss.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a special friend of the family, Ethel Foster, of Cardwell.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Anderson.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Cardwell Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Faulkner officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements.

Linda Britt

Linda Ludine Britt, 52, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at her residence.

Born Oct. 16, 1950, in Lapanto, Ark., she was the daughter of Virgie Virginia Wilson Britt, of Cardwell, Mo., and the late Arthur Ludie Britt.

Survivors include one son, Jonathan Thomas, of Senath; one daughter, Gina Virginia Frain and husband, Michael, of Apache Junction, Ariz.; two brothres, Lonzo Jessie and Roger Ludie Britt, both of Cardwell; three sisters, Patsy JoAnn McClish, of Senath, Brenda Kay McClish, of Hornersville and Phyllis Sue Whitworth, of Portageville, Mo. and one granddaughter, Nina Renee Thomas.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 27, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with the Revs. Brent Pierce and Johnny Durham officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lonnie, Roger and Bennie Britt, Billy Thompson, Larry Whitworth and Carl Sheppard.

Daniel Godsey

Daniel Eugene Godsey, 43, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Satruday, Oct. 26, 2002, at his residence.

Born Nov. 4, 1958, in Hayti, Mo., he was the son of Aileen Beck Godsey Loyd and the late Joe Godsey.

Survivors include his mother Aileen Godsey Loyd and husband, Ralph, of Bragg City, Mo.; seven sisters, Patricia Jones and Donna Summers and husband, Melvin, all of Kennett, Shirley Hopper and husband, Frank, of Pascola, Mo., Brenda Barks and husband, Bill, of Silva, Mo., Cathy Mathias and husband, Mike, of Santa Rosa, Calif., Diane Purser and husband, Derek, of Nashville, Tenn. and Carol Hicks and husband, Mark, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. and three brothers, Donald Godsey and wife, Lisa, of Las Vegas, Nev., Jerry Godsey and wife, Diane, of Kennett and Kenneth Godsey, of Dyersburg, Tenn.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Crawford officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Jerry, Donald and Stephen Godsey and Carl Dees.

Cloys Goldsmith

Cloys Dale Goldsmith, 64, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at his residence.

Born Dec. 13, 1937, in Campbell, son of the late Charles and Flora Emery Goldsmith, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and of the Assembly of God faith.

In 1984, in Piggott, Ark., he married Brenda Ann Smith, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include seven children, Chris, Lisa, Sydney, Laurie, Chuck, Darrell and Shanna; one step-daughter, Tonda Adams; three brothers, Gene, Floyd and Don Goldsmith; one sister, Marie Peterson; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronnie Goldsmith and Charles Goldsmith, Jr.; two sisters, Katie Tune and Dorothy Fletcher and one grandson, Heath Wayne Dale.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Campbell with Allen Massey officiating.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess Addition at Campbell.

Letha Hayden

Letha Hayden, 94, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid, Mo.

Born Nov. 29, 1907, in Rector, Ark., daughter of the late Caleb and Cora Benson Ellis, she was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and was active in the Catholic Ladies Society.

On April 8, 1928, in Caruthersville, she married Joseph A. Hayden, who prececded her in death on April 19, 1979. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Ellis Marie Coleman and one grandson, Paul Joseph Dawson.

Survivors include one daughter, Katherine Dawson Cook, of New Madrid; two sons, Joe A. Hayden, Jr. and Henry T. Hayden, both of Caruthersville; 13 grandchildren, Catherine Coleman Rigdon, John Kinsey Coleman, Jr., George W. Dawson, Jr., Melissa Dawson Hunter, Hayden K., Malinda C. and Dixie M. Dawson, Joseph A. (Trey) Hayden, III, Lee Ann and Matthew Lane Hayden, Lauren Hayden Parry, Henry Thomas Hayden, Jr. and Claire Hayden Tillman; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and two sisters, Mary Jane Vaughn, of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Dorris Ford, of Kennett.

Funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Caruthersville with Father Joe Campbell officiating. He was assisted by George W. Dawson, III and Patricia (Patti) Hunter.

Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were George W. Dawson, Jr., Hayden K. Dawson, Jospeh A. (Trey) Hayden, III, Henry Thomas Hayden, Jr., Matthew Lane Hayden.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.

Carroll Mungle

Carroll Mungle, 64, of Holcomb, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at his residence.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Zack Parr officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Velma Walters

Velma Lillian Walters, 88, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

Born Aug. 11, 1914, in Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of the late Lee and Eva Stone Brown, she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Malden.

On July 1, 1936, in Malden, she married Rev. Marvin Walters, who preceded her in death on March 22, 2000. She was also preceded in death by one son, Jackie Lee Walters and four brothers, Bill, Roy, Troy and Doc Brown. Survivors include one son, Don Walters, of Dexter; one daughter, Patsy Baxter, of Malden; one sister, Violet Pickard, of Malden; one brother, Milford Brown, of Arnold, Mo.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation wil begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ernest Pickett and Fred Albright officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Nancy Yarbro

Nancy Hazel Yarbro, 85, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at the Gulf Breeze Hospital.

Born Dec. 14, 1916, in Collinwood, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Minnie D. Daniels Henson.

She married Virgil Yarbro, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Joan Peel, of Plainfield, Ind. and Demetra Hurley, of Gulf Breeze; two brothers, Herschal and Wayne Henson, both of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Dennis Hurley, Brenda Cadem, Susan Wills, Tim Hurleu, Charlotte Ashley, Karen Trivet and Gordon and Jason Peel; 15 great-grandchildren and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Hayti.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Hayti.