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Area Deaths

Tuesday, September 3, 2002

John Chandler

John Mark Chandler, 78, of Senath, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Home in Senath.

Born Jan. 7, 1924, in Bucoda, Mo., son of the late J.P. and Maebelle Tatum Chandler, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in WWII and a farmer.

On March 24, 1956, in Senath, he married Margie Creed, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Freddie Chandler, of Senath; two daughters, Markita Kuntze and Mary Williams, both of Paragould, Ark.; two brothers, Tommy Joe Chandler, of Senath and Ben H. Chandler, of Texarkana, Ark.; three sisters, Betty Jane Aumon, of Steele, Mo., Millie Ann Chailland, of Senath and Lula Belle Baird, of Kansas City, Mo.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Charlotte Chandler and one sister, Mary Etta Johnson.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Gerald Crucani officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements.

Nola Christian

Nola Ella Christian, 81, of Hornersville, Mo., died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, at her residence.

Born Sept. 15, 1920, in Raven Den, Ark., daughter of the late George and Jewell Brinkley Potter, she was a member of the Hornersville Baptist Church.

On Dec. 24, 1949, in Piggott, Ark., she married Buster Christian, who preceded her in death on June 20, 1994. She was also preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Brooks; one sister, Sylvia Brooks; two brothers, J.D. and Roy Wayne Potter.

Survivors include four daughters, Rosemary Richardson and Penny James, both of Hornersville, Patsy Shelton, of Piggott, Ark. and Shirley Gattis, of West Memphis, Ark.; three sons, John L. Christian, of West Memphis, Charles Chrstian, of St. Louis, Mo. and Junior Christian, of Flint, Mich,; two sisters, Joy Coleman, of Manila, Ark. and Pat Smith, of Kennett; one brother, Teddy Potter, of Kennett; a daughter-in-law, Joyce O'Donnell, of Cape Fair, Mo.; 24 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Hornersville Baptist Church with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial was in the Horner Cemetery at Hornersville.

Pallbearers were Terry Keating, Marty Moore, Bond Rouse, Jerry Branum, Jimmy Lee, Jr. and Jim Schell.

Memorials may be made to the Hornersville Baptist Church Building Fund.

Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home of Hornersville was in charge of arrangements.

Garneeta Cooley

Garneeta "Gay" Cooley, 76, of Ann Arbor, Mich., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at Ann Arbor.

Born Feb. 17, 1926, in Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Torrey and Martha Elizabeth Stroud Morrison, she was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and worked as a visiting nurse.

She married Fred Cooley, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jessie Harper and Faye Knotts.

Survivors include two daughters, Tanis Robinson and husband, Bruce, of Fenton, Mich. and Kindra Cooley, of Ann Arbor; three brothers, Clyde Morrison and wife, Veda and Dale Morrison and wife, Vivian, all of Springfield, Mo. and Dean Morrison and wife, Deloris, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; five sisters, Lavene Powell and husband, Robert, of Kennett, Opal Miller and Veda Ross, both of Poplar Bluff, Georgia Hancock, of Philadelphia, Pa. and Fern George, of Berkley, Mich.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with James Powell officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Willie Green, Robert Powell, Tollivar Brown, Bruce Robinson, Jim Hackworth and Victor Mode.

Carl Dye

Carl E. Dye, 64, of White Oak, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at his residence.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo.

James Eubanks

James Eulas Eubanks, 84, of Paragould, Ark., died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at his residence.

Born Sept. 3, 1917, in Hollywood, Mo., son of the late Melvin and Izora Eubanks, he was a farmer, a truck driver and a member of the East Main Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Charlette Eubanks, of Paragould; two daughters, Sue Crews, of Paragould and Judy Bryant and husband, Don, of Redfield, Ark.; five grandchildren, Lisa and Mike Crews, Gina Copeland, Jennifer Bethea and Andy Conner and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Merle Gene and John Dudley Eubanks and one granddaughter, Stephanie Conner.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Paragould with Dale House, Zane Gray and Mike Latimer officiating.

Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tommy Bethea, Don Bryant, Andy Conner, Keith and Parker Copeland and Mike Crews.

Billie Floyd

Billie Rose Floyd, 60, of Senath, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Nov. 26, 1941, in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Willie E. and Rose Roth Pool.

She married A.J. Shaver, who preceded her in death in Dec. 1987 and she later married D.L. Floyd, who preceded her in death in Aug. 1999. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Johnny Pool and one sister, Mary Sebree.

Survivors include one son, Charles Shaver and wife, Darla, of Senath; two brothers, Charles Pool, of Paragould, Ark. and Raymond Pool, of Belvedear, S.C. and two grandchildren, Hailee and Garrett Shaver.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Chuck Henson, Raymond and Billy Pool, Mike Bennett, Carl Coleman and Sean Winkle.

Mary Hughes

Mary G. Hughes, 91, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at her residence.

Born Oct. 5, 1910, in Doniphan, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Thurman and Maggie Casteel Sutton.

She married Alva Lee Hughes, Sr., who preceded her in death on March 16, 1976.

Survivors include six sons, Frank Hughes, of Childersburg, Ala., Bob Hughes, of Lake City, Ark., Alva Lee Hughes, Jr., of Holcomb, Mo., Homer Hughes, of Marble Hill, Mo. and Jack and Dennis Hughes, both of Kennett; one daughter, Betty Fort, of Kennett; two brothers, Cecil Sutton, of DeSoto, Mo. and Clyde Sutton, of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Pearlene Lee of DeSoto and Opal Fairbanks, of Harrisville, Mo.; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Doniphan.

Irene Johnson

Irene Johnson, 95, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug, 21, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Aug. 3, 1907, in Belzoni, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Shep and Hattie Logan Jackson, Sr.

On Jan, 4, 1925, she married Willie Johnson, Sr., who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three sons, Willie Johnson, Jr., Hosie Lee Johnson and Orbrey Kosie Johnson, III; three brothers, Willie, Gentle and George Jackson and a sister-in-law, Estia Mae Jackson.

Survivors include two daughters, Rose Alice Thomas and husband, Ira, of Chicago, Ill. and Margaret Henderson, of Houston, Texas; one son, Willie Birt Franklin, of Alton, Ill.; one brother, Shep Jackson, Jr., of Caruthersville; two nephews; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren and three daughters-in-law, Mary C. Johnson, of Caruthersville, Laverne Johnson, of Bellwood, Ill. and Elaine Johnson, of Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Pentecostal Power New Life Deliverance Temple in Caruthersville with Bishop James Whitfield officiating.

Burial was in the Morgan Ridge Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Willie K., Michael A., Hosie L. and Marlon Johnson, Shep Jackson III and Jessie Wilbourn.

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

Larry Jones

Larry Lee Jones, 61, of Cardwell, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Born Aug. 18, 1941, in Arbyrd, Mo., son of the late Ernest and Mary Cobern Jones, he was a U.S. Army veteran.

On Dec. 29, 1965, in Memphis, Tenn., he married Mary Delores Reyes, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include three sons, Kenneth Jones, of Long Beach, Calif., Kevin Jones and wife, Tracy, of Jonesboro and Larry Jones II and wife Dana, of Cardwell; one daughter, Kimberly Malone and husband, Bill, of Cardwell; seven brothers, Jackie and Jimmy Jones, both of Midwest City, Okla., Bill Hunter, of Benton Harbor, Mich., Earnest Jones, of Huntington Beach, Calif., Charles Jones, of McKinney, Texas, Chris Jones, of Tustin, Calif. and Randy Jones, of Del City, Okla.; two sisters, Eva Wiechert, of Benton Harbor and Cathy Hays, of Midwest City and 10 grandchildren, Daniella, Tyler, Cody, Haylee, Lexy, Heather, Ryan, Prissy, Joshua and Holly.

He was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Karen Jones.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell with the Rev. Leland Dement officiating.

Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Carl and Wade Drury, David and Danny Bishop, Larry Clark and Terry Melburn.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements.

Shirley Mitchell

Shirley Jean Davis Mitchell, 56, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at Dyersburg Methodist Health Care in Dyersburg, Tenn.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles James officiating.

Burial will follow at the Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, Ark.