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Area Deaths

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

Walter Calvert

Walter Calvert, 70, of Clarkton, Mo., died today, Tuesday, June 11, 2002, at his residence.

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

Casey Corter

Casey Lynn Corter, 0, died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital, in St. Louis, Mo.

Born June 6, 2002, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of Joey Lynn and Susan Lorraine Ziler Corter, of Kennett.

Survivors also include paternal grandparents, Austin and Carolyn Ellison, of Kennett; maternal grandparents, Earl and Pat Ziler, of Dunedin, Fla. and paternal great-grandmother, Alpha Counts, of Kennett.

She was preceded in death by a grandfather, J.C. Corter and great-grandparents, H.A. Counts, Denn and Mabel Ziler and Howard and Bernice McKenney.

Graveside services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett with James Powell officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Davis

Ruby May Davis, 95, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, June 7, 2002, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.

Born Aug. 15, 1906, in Dunklin County, daughter of the late Cobey and Clara Lance Gabriel, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Hayti.

In 1928, in Kennett, she married Johnny Earl Davis, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, J.D. Davis and one daughter, Evelyn Witham.

Survivors include two daughters, Juanita Capps and Glenda Atkins and husband, Jerald, all of Hayti; four grandchildren, Sharon Midkiff, of Little Rock, Ark., Danny Capps, of Forrest City, Ark., Jona Atkins, of Wilkesboro, N.C. and Chris Ann Dollins, of Kennett; six great-grandchildren, Johnny Midkiff, of Little Rock, Jason Capps, of Nashville, Tenn., Bobby Midkiff, of Conway, Ark., Sandy Capps, of Forrest City and Joseph and Brittany Dollins, of Kennett; one brother, Wheeler Clark, Washington, Ill. and one sister, Lucille Jenkins, of Washington.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at the First Baptist Church in Hayti with Dr. Mike Melton officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Danny and Jason Capps, Paul, Johnny and Bobby Midkiff and Terry Dollins.

Honorary pallbearers were deacons of the First Baptist Church in Hayti.

John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge of arrangements.

William Emery

William Trevor Emery, 0, died June 5, 2002, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Mo.

Born June 5, 2002, in Hayti, he was the son of Jacqueline Denise Collins and William Dewayne Emery, of Bragg City, Mo.

Survivors also include one sister, Jerrica Emery, of Bragg City; grandparents, Jackie and Tina Collins, of Bragg City and Joan Odom, of Kennett and William Charles Emery, of Oklahoma and two aunts, Christina Folkes and Robbin Collins, both of Kennett.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, at the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti with John Mark Wilson officiating.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.

Melive Gibbons

Melive Gibbons, 79, of Kennett, died Monday, June 10, 2002, at the Heritage Nursing Cemetery in Kennett.

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

Theodore Green

Theordore D. Green, 70, of St. Louis, Mo., died Saturday, June 8, 2002, in Risco, Mo.

Born in Greenbrier, Mo., son of the late Linus R. and Christeen Green, he worked for McDonnell-Douglas and was a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God in St. Louis.

He was married to Juanita Creason, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one son, Kenny D. Green; one brother, Burette Green and one sister, Charlotte Warner.

Survivors include five sisters, Loretta Thorn, Janette Creason, Vivian and Brenda Green and Geraldine Strange and five brothers, Charles Eldon, Junior, Randy, Dennis and Richard Green.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Davis officiating.

Burial will follow at the Malden Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Tom Norris, Sr.

Thomas William Norris, Sr., 59, of Gideon, Mo., died Saturday, June 8, 2002, at his residence.

Born Sept. 24, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo., son of the late Ernest and Bessie Wright Norris, he was a truck driver and a member of the Church of God in Malden, Mo.

On Sept. 26, 1998, in Malden, he married JoAnne Holmes, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Thomas William Norris, Jr., of Blanchard, La.; two daughters, Melody Gayle Sanders, of Shreveport, La. and Amanda Joan Hodges, of Bloggett, La.; one step-daughter, Diane Corbett, of Dexter, Mo.; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 11, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Church of God in Malden with the Rev. James Wampler officiating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo.

Clifton Royal

Clifton Royal, 69, of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, June 8, 2002, at the Methodist Hospital in Dyersburg, Tenn.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Hayti.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. LeRoy Lockridge officiating.

Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hayti.

Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home of Hayti is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Sullivan

Ruby Sullivan, 93, of Hayti, Mo., died Monday, June 10, 2002, at the Pemiscot Healthcare Nursing Home in Hayti.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home of Hayti.

Garnet Watt

Garnet Maenon Watt, 73, died Monday, June 3, 2002, at LaGrange Memorial Hospital in LaGrange, Ill.

Born May 21, 1929, in Caruthersville, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Gussie and Olive White Curtis.

On Oct. 12, 1946, in Caruthersville, she married Randorth Watt, who preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1975. She was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Survivors include one son, Randy Watt, of Elmhurst, Ill.; one granddaughter, Allie Marie Watt and five brothers, Wilkie Curtis, of St. George, Utah, Jack and Larry Curtis, both of Dayton, Tenn., Gus Curtis, of Glen Ellen, Ill. and Speedy Curtis, of West Plains, Mo.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville with the Rev. Speedy Curtis officiating.

Pallbearers were Paul, Charles, Larry and Casey Curtis and Marrus L. Sutton.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.