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Area Deaths

Friday, August 16, 2002

Jim Bruce

Jim Bruce, 88, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at the Veterans Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 16, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bud Evans officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Willie Cole

Willie Bonnie Cole, 97, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell.

Born March 10, 1905, in Peters Landing, Tenn., daughter of the late William Franklin and Mary Elizabeth Kelley Ham, she was a homemaker and a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Friendship, Mo.

On May 22, 1957, she married Francis Lee Cole, who preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1963.

Survivors include one nephew, Johnny Culp, of Malden, Mo. and two nieces, Irene Clement and Myrtle Lois Bain, both of Savannah, Tenn.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.

Ronnie Crafton

Ronnie Crafton, 56, of Bragg City, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.

Iva Farris

Iva Farris, 93, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died today, Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at Westwood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff.

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

Buell Hyde

Buell W. Hyde, 60, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.

Thelbert Maddox

Thelbert Leo "PeeWee" Maddox, 59, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at John J. Pershing VA Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born April 18, 1943, in Parma, Mo., son of the late Olen L. and Marlue Stockton Maddox, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Vietnam, a member of the American Legion and VFW in Malden and of the Nazerene faith.

Survivors include one brother, Delbert Maddox and wife, Barbara, of Malden; one niece, Kami Manuel, of Dexter, Mo.; one nephew, Stephen Maddox, of Malden and one great-niece, Ashley Manuel, of Dexter.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 16, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Andrew Lovins officiating.

Burial with military rites will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Jimmy Nipper

Jimmy Nipper, 41, of Cardwell, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, in Jonesboro, Ark.

Born Oct. 8, 1960, in Sayre, Pa., son of Jimmy Lee Nipper, of Pine Bluff, Ark. and Helen Brown Trowbridge, of Jonesboro, he was a U.S. Navy veteran.

On June 13, 1987, in Beach Grove, Ark., he married Darlene Denton, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include three sons, Christopher and Matthew Nipper, of Cardwell and Jamie Nipper, of Arbyrd, Mo.; one daughter, Katelyn Nipper, of Cardwell; one brother, Johnny Nipper, of Mt. Julett, Tenn.; two step-brothers, Wayne and Marlon Trowbridge; four sisters, Marcia Roth, of San Antonio, Texas, Jenny Blair, of Mt. Julett, Peggy Zolman, of Arbyrd and Kerry Edwards, of Charlotte, N.C. and one step-sister, Elizabeth Hurt.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Friday, Aug. 16, at the Trinity Community Church in Cardwell with the Rev. Kevin Knox officiating.

Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Randy Hedge, Marlon Trowbridge, Johnny Zolman, Tommy Mitchell, George Denton and Charlie Walker.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Arbyrd was in charge of arrangements.

John Pulliam

John W. Pulliam, 51, of Blytheville, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, in an automobile accident near Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born at Deering, Mo., son of Willie Mae Brown Pulliam, of Kennett and the late John Willie Pulliam, he started Pulliam's Construction and Excavating Co. in 1980.

In December of 2000, he married Shirley Campbell Scott, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include four daughters, Faith Pulliam, of Jefferson City, Mo., Geraine Willoughby, of St. Louis, Mo., Crystal Fugate, of Caruthersville, Mo. and Paula Renee White, of Malden, Mo.; one step-son, Rufus Scott, of Blytheville; five sisters, Mildred Whitehorn and husband, Earl, Henrietta Wright, Hester Ellis and husband, Nathaniel, Luetta Wright and husband, Theodore and Lillie Blackman and husband, Eddie, all of Kennett; six brothers, Robert Pulliam and wife, Evelyn, of Kennett, Lawrence Pulliam and wife, Angela and Dennis Pulliam and wife, Brenda, all of Jacksonville, Fla., Jimmy L. Pulliam, of Dixon, Tenn., Ronnie Pulliam and wife, Karen, of Indianapolis, Ind. and Peter Pulliam and wife Rita, of Kansas City, Mo. and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Howard and Hester Pulliam; maternal grandparents, Willie and Lillie Brown and a son, John Willie Pulliam III, who died in the accident with him.

Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Victory Temple Church of God in Christ in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Victory Temple Church of God in Christ with Elders Elisha Pullen and Nathaniel Ellis officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

McDonald-Horne Funeral Home of Blytheville is in charge of arrangements.

William Sherwood

William "Pat" Sherwood, 94, of Gideon, Mo., formerly of Clarkton, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon.

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

Teresa Waterworth

Teresa Pattillo Waterworth, 36, of Eldon, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at her residence.

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

Mary Willard

Mary Willard, 90, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at the Ridgeview Nursing Home in Malden, Mo.

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