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Area Deaths

Sunday, October 20, 2002

Donald Bost

Donald Bost, 69, of Kennett, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002 at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville, Ark.

Arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.

Eddie Cagle

Funeral services for Eddie C. ?Sonny? Cagle, 65, of Wardell, Mo., will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at the Word of Victory Church in Portageville, Mo., with the Rev. Reginald Grant officiating.

Burial, with full military honors, will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti, Mo.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 20, at the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti.

He was the husband of Wanda Cagle.

Arles Davis

Arles Davis, 87, of Kennett, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Arrangements incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.

John Gee

John Junior Gee, 79, of Parma, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 18, at his home.

Born Oct. 7, 1923, in Parma, a son of the late Lum and Eva Jenkins Gee, he served as alderman and city marshall and as municipal judge for Gideon, Matthews, Parma, Risco and Tallapoosa. A graduate of Parma High School, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

On April 12, 1947, in Denver, Colo. he married M. Lorraine Miller, who survives.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Parma.

Graveside services will follow at 11 a.m. in the Parma Cemetery with the Rev. John Girdley officiating.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Parma.

James Hartsoe

James Clinton Hartsoe, 72, of Senath, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Senath Nursing Center in Senath.

Born Dec. 30, 1929, in Cardwell, Mo., he was a son of the late Newton Other and Shelly Ragan Hartsoe.

Survivors include a brother, Royce Hartsoe of Pontiac, Mich. and a cousin, Dewey Hyde of Harviell.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Buster Griggs officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Charles Pitts

Charles Alvin Pitts, 61, of New Caney, Texas, and formerly of Pemiscot County, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at his home.

Born Nov. 14, 1940, at Portageville, Mo., a son of the late Jay Ralph and Ila Lee Fisher Pitts, he was a school teacher in Michigan, the Panama Canal Zone and Australia.

Survivors include five sisters, Doris Blough and husband, Ralph, of Risco, Mo., Violet Kimball and husband, Glenn, of Plaistow, N.H., Deloyma and husband, Bob, of Ballwin, Mo., Peggy Neimeier and husband, Dan, of St. Louis, and Brenda Thompson of Arnold, Mo.; two brothers, Calvin Pitts and wife, Carol, of Festus, Mo. and Jerry Pitts of St. Louis; a special friend, Betty Jo Yeary of New Caney.

Graveside services were 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Dry Bayou Cemetery north of Hayti with the Rev. Gene Lancaster officiating.

Pallbearers were Ralph Blough, Brett Kimball, Glenn Kimball, Don Neimeier, Mike Pitts, Bob Ramsey, Randy Ramsey, Jeff Thompson and Justin Thompson.

John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge of arrangements.

George Tucker George Tucker, 69, of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Senath.