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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Area Deaths

Friday, July 19, 2002

Opie Clevenger

Opie Clevenger, 86, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Friday, July 19, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Senath Cemetery with the Rev. Derek Combs officiating.

Joyce Gamble

Joyce Starnes Gamble, 47, of Memphis, Tenn., died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis.

Survivors include her husband, Kevin Gamble, of Memphis, formerly of Kennett; two sons, Billy Royal, of Athens, Ga. and Chris Royal, of Memphis; her parents, Wade and Thelma Starnes, of Memphis; one sister, Sheila Lawson, of Memphis and one brother, Harold Starnes, of Memphis.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, July 19, at Forrest Hills East Funeral Home in Memphis.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or the Memphis Botanical Gardens.

Don Waggoner

Don Waggoner, 72, of Kennett, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Paducah, Ky.

Born Feb. 19, 1930, in Hayti, Mo., he was the son of the late Bill and Opal Lena Hudgens Waggoner.

On Jan. 12, 1999, he married Imogene Weatherly Bennett, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Kent Russell Waggoner, of St. Louis, Mo. and Tim Waggoner, of Hornersville, Mo.; one daughter, Donna Waggoner, of Paragould, Ark.; two step-daughters, Tammie Smith and Beth Poitra, both of Gillette, Wyo.; one sister, Pat Wheeler, of Kennett and four grandchildren, Chad, Ashley, Cole and Luke Waggoner.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. today, Friday, July 19, at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Ed Jansson officiating.

Pallbearers were Scott Andrews, Brandon Rouse, Tom Striegel, Tom Kinsey, Chad Waggoner and David Dunivan.