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Area Deaths

Sunday, June 16, 2002

Donnie Caldwell

Donnie Caldwell, 50, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Friday, June 14, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today, Sunday, June 16, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Arbyrd.

Funeral service is 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, at First Baptist Church in Arbyrd with the Revs. Alan Cureton and Everett Isom officiating.

Burial will be in the Lulu Cemetery.

Diana Hawkins

Diana Hawkins, 59, of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at her residence.

Visitation is 6 pm. to 9 p.m. today, Sunday, June 16, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath.

Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 17, at McDaniel Chapel with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating. Burial will be in Lulu Cemetery. Jean Langdon

Jean Langdon, 77, of Paragould, Ark., died Friday, June 14, 2002, at his residence.

Arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Hornersville.

Alvis Pierce, Jr.

Alvis Garfield Pierce, Jr., 76, of Cardwell, Mo., died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark.

Born Feb. 21, 1926, in Minturn, Ark., son of the late Alvis and Icel Mae Daily Pierce, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. On March 16, 1946, in Paragould, Ark., he married Julia Dailey, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: a son, Alvis "Sonny" Pierce of Leachville, Ark.; two daughters: Alice Ann Erickson and husband, Mark, of Sonora, Calif. and Rebecca Sue Roberts and husband, Archie, of St. Cloud, Fla.; two brothers: Frank Pierce of Leachville and James Pierce of Arbyrd, Mo., five sisters: Mary Pierce Baker of Cardwell, Imogene Young of Trevor, Wis., Patsy Tillman of Jonesboro, Ark., Francis Veal of Olympia, Wash. and Lorraine Shirpo of Tangerine, Fla.; six grandchildren: Michael Erickson, Julia Christy, Buddy Iverson, Jason Pierce, Justin and Amy Roberts; two great-grandchildren: Laura and Kristen Christy.

He was preceded in death by a brother, J.C. Pierce.

Funeral services were 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Arbyrd with the Rev. Denny Brown officiating.

Burial was in Cardwell Cemetery.

Mabel White

Mabel O. White, 85, of Rives, Mo., died Friday, June 14, 2002, at NHC Healthcare Nursing Home in Kennett.

Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home of Hornersville.