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Area Deaths

Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Bill Blackburn

Bill Blackburn, 71, of Clarkton, Mo., died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

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

Lela Bogle

Lela May Bogle, 71, of Kennett, died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

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

Luther Bradshaw

Luther Bradshaw, 92, of Holcomb, Mo., died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Feb. 24, 1910, son of the late Scott Winfield Hancock and Laura Ann Knox Bradshaw, he was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church.

On March 5, 1930, in Piggott, Ark., he married Edith Dye, who preceded him in death on Feb. 1, 1995. He was also preceded in death by one son, Luther Dale Bradshaw; one daughter, Jannie Barker; three brothers, Jesse, Harry and Albert Bradshaw and one sister, Nell Coninger.

Survivors include six sons, Vernell Bradshaw, of Piggott, Glen Bradshaw, of Ellsinore, Mo., Joe Wayne Bradshaw, of O'Fallon, Mo., Charles David and Luther Stephen Bradshaw, both of Holcomb and James Phillip Bradshaw, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; three daughters, Shelbagene Miller, of Malden, Mo., Glenda Pounders, of Manchessy Park, Ill. and Elaine George, of Kennett; three brothers, J.T. Bradshaw, of Holcomb, Jewel Bradshaw, of White Oak, Mo. and June Bradshaw, of Portland, Ore.; one sister, Ethel A. King, of Jonesboro, Ark.; 29 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, June 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Haygood officiating. Burial was in the Loyd Cemetery at Holcomb. Pallbearers were grandsons, Ronnie and Rickey Miller, Jeff Barker and Brian, Phyllip, Ronnie, Greg and Tom Bradshaw.

Vernon Brooks

Vernon Lemmie Brooks, 77, of Doniphan, Mo., died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at the Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Born Sept. 27, 1924, in Geneva, Mo., son of the late Lemmie F. and Minnie Millhouse Brooks, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in WWII and a member of the American Legion.

He married Mary Helen Christian, who preceded him in death on Oct. 9, 1995.

Survivors include three daughters, Ava Nell Barnes and husband, Lannie, of Arbyrd, Mo., Cheryl Lee and husband, Terry, of Doniphan and Margaret Moore and husband, Kent, of Manila, Ark.; one brother, George Brooks, of Kennett; four grandchildren, Melissa Smith, Morgan and Weston Moore and Molly Lee and two great-grandchildren, Kalli and Kyler Smith.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, June 5, at the Hornersville First Baptist Church with the Revs. David Powell and Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial was in the Horner Cemetery at Hornersville, Mo.

Pallbearers were Jimmie Lee, Brent and Bobby Moore, Barry McFarland, Joe Buck and Donald Lee Hart.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Hornersville was in charge of arrangements.

Ronald Kenner

Ronald 'Rip' Kenner, 60, of Kennett, died Monday, June 3, 2002, at his residence.

Born Dec. 12, 1941, in Pocahontas, Ark., he was the son of Lily Faye Spikes Kenner, of Holcomb, Mo. and the late Claude R. Kenner.

On Aug. 23, 1964, in Piggott, Ark., he married Mary L. Crouch, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Jay Rhew, of Kennett; four daughters, Julie McCormick and Rhonda Kenner, both of Kennett, Shelia Goodson, of Crossville, Tenn. and Connie Hulse, of Madisonville, Ky.; two brothers, Tommy Kenner, of Holcomb and Blane Wilhite, of Piggott; two sisters, Mabel Wilhite and Susie Mashburn, both of Holcomb; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mona Hilfiker.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with James Powell officiating.

Beulah Knotts

Beulah Knotts, 90, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at her residence.

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

Anna Osborne

Anna Marion Osborne, 91, of Kennett, died Monday, June 3, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Dec. 21, 1910, in Syracuse, N.Y., daughter of the late LeGrande and Marion Wright Dutcher, she was a homemaker and of the Church of God faith.

On Oct. 23, 1931, in Minoa, N.Y., she married Kendall VanScoy Osborne, who preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 1985. She was also preceded in death by one son, William Osborne and one grandson, Mark Squires.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol B. Squires, of Kennett and Susan Osborne, of Fairdealing, Mo.; two aunts, Emily Shepard and Anna McElory, both of New York; 13 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 5, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Stuart Squires officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.