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Area Deaths

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Carroll Coleman

Carroll Coleman, 60, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.

Melvin McCormick

Melvin Charles McCormick, 71, of Irving, Texas, formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at Irving.

Born Jan. 22, 1931, in Kennett, he was the son of the late John and Bessie Stevens McCormick.

On June 27, 1953, he married Betty Harris, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Steven McCormick, of Lake Dallas, Texas; one daughter, Sharon Myers, of Euless, Texas; one sister, Pauline Farmer Meadows, of Kennett; five grandchildren; one aunt, Myrtle McCormick, of Kennett and one cousin, Pokey McCormick, of Kennett.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Donald McCormick and one sister, Oline Rodden.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Larry, Jerry and Josh Earl, Matt Rodden, Douglas Myers and Larry Farmer.

Marie Sanders

Marie Sanders, 90, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.

Bobby Thacker, Jr.

Bobby Gene Thacker, Jr., 57, of Holcomb, Mo., formerly of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born March 23, 1945, in Campbell, son of Ida Nickless Thacker, of Campbell and the late John Thacker, he was a self-employed contractor and of the General Baptist faith. On March 21, 1987, in Campbell, he married Brenda Kay Higgins, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Regina Rainwater, of California; one son B.J. Thacker, of Campbell; two step-children, Pamela Clavier, of Holcomb and Doylas Skaggs, of Campbell; four sisters, Dolly Woolard, of Pocahontas, Ark., Virginia Johnson, Carolyn Perkins and Marjorie Wollums, all of Campbell and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, 22, 2002, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Earl D. Dell officiating.

Burial will follow at the Gunnels Cemetery in Campbell.