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Area Deaths

Wednesday, June 26, 2002

Harold Houchins

Harold Edwards Houchins, 55, of Senath, Mo., died Friday, June 21, 2002, at his residence.

Born May 18, 1947, in Richlands, Va., son of the late Clint E. and Maggie E. Cordle Houchins, he was U.S. Army veteran, a house painter and a contractor.

On Nov. 19, 1990, in Piggott, Ark., he married Nan Finley, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include five sons, Lloyd Houchins and David Hurst, both of Senath, Duane Houchins, of Kennett, John Houchins, of Honaker, Va. and Shawn Houchins, of Richlands; three daughters, April Beaird, of Kennett and Violet Blevins and Sharon Houchins, both of Honaker; one sister, Madge Short, of Rhoadesville, Va.; seven brothers, James Houchins, of Marion, Va., Ray, Stanley, Glen and Raymond Houchins, all of Max Meadows, Va., Emery Houchins, of Honapath, N.C. and Andy Houchins, of Ceader Bluff, Va. and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eley and Clinton "Bud" Houchins and four sisters, Louise Mullins, Oma Settle, Grace Hurst and Beulah Cole.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the Horner Cemetery in Hornersville, Mo. will Bill Ivy officiating.

Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.

Lorine O'Neal

Lorine Tompkins O'Neal, 87, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, June 24, 2002, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell.

Born Aug. 28, 1914, in Glennonville, Mo., daughter of the late Van Zalma and Sadie Alma Vincent Tompkins, she was a housewife and of the Pentecostal faith.

On Feb. 15, 1940, in Malden, Mo., she married Cleatus "Red" O'Neal, who preceded her in death on March 25, 1986. She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Charles, Randolph, Robert, Cecil and Jessie Tomkins and one sister, Evelyn Sue Tompkins.

Survivors include one daughter, Marjorie Burks, of Campbell; one son, Leroy O'Neal and wife, Vonetta, of Rector, Ark.; two sisters, Pauline Snow and Geraldine Corder, both of Malden; one brother, Glenn Tompkins, of Florissant, Mo.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Charles Blackman officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Mildred Robertson

Mildred Robertson, 42, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, June 28, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Elder James Fair officiating.

Burial will follow at the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden.