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Area Deaths

Wednesday, October 23, 2002

Lesa Harris

Lesa G. Harris, 40, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Fox officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Willard Middleton

Willard Middleton, 92, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002, at the Missouri Veteran?s Home in Cape Girardeau.

Born July 2, 1910, in Gideon, Mo., son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth Launius Middleton, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in WWII where he received two Bronze Stars, a Silver Star, a Purple Heart and a Good Conduct Medal. He was retired from Cerro Brass and Copper.

Survivors include one brother, Robert Plummer, of Bloomfield, Mo.; one nephew, Robert Plummer, of St. Charles, Mo. and one niece, Joyce Sanders, of Dexter, Mo.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Everett Bishop officiating.

Burial will follow at the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter.

William West

William Destal West, 70, of Burlington, Wash., formerly of Arbyrd, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002.

Born Sept. 2, 1932, in Arbyrd, he was the son of the late Elmer and Mary Lou West.

Survivors include one sister, Vera Pollard, of Platte City, Mo.; two brothers, Elmer and Donald West, of Arbyrd; two sons, of Burlington and two daughters, of Burlington.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Lulu Cemetery in Senath, Mo.