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Area Deaths

Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Bill Goodrich

J.W. 'Bill' Goodrich, 88, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at the Malden Nursing Center in Malden, Mo.

Born March 20, 1914, in Senath, Mo., son of the late Martin Luther and Bertha Thurman Goodrich, he was a farmer and a member of the Campbell Church of Christ.

On Sept. 27, 1930, he married Ruby Lee Bowman, who preceded him in death on May 27, 1994. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Billy Edward and Elton Leon Goodrich; one brother and one sister.

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara McDonald, of Paragould, Ark.; three grandchildren, Trudy Goodrich, of Campbell, Johnny Goodrich, of Nixa, Mo. and Marcia Rogers, of Jonesboro, Ark.; three great-grandchildren, Jeremy Donehoo, Travis Goodrich and Tyler Rogers and one great-great-grandson, Garett Donehoo.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 15, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell with the Rev. Wayne Bowman officiating.

Michael Henson

Michael Anthony Henson, 44, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at the Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City.

Born July 17, 1957, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Dorotha Ellen Nentrup Henson, of Oklahoma City and the late Charles Henson, he was a bricklayer.

Survivors also include, one brother, Stephen Henson, of Wichita, Kan.; grandmother; Hazel Henson, of Campbell, Mo.; three uncles, Keith Henson, of St. Louis, Mo., Jack Henson, of Memphis, Tenn. and Jerry Henson, of Phoenix, Ariz. and his companion, Charlotte Kessler, of Oklahoma City.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Campbell.

Burial will follow at the City Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.

Agnes Moore

Agnes Moore, 89, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Glennonville, Mo., died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare-North Campus in Poplar Bluff.

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

John Pierce, Jr.

John Franklin Pierce, Jr., 83, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Friday, May 10, 2002, at the River Oaks Care Center in Steele, Mo.

Born Nov. 10, 1918, in Caruthersville, son of the late John Franklin and Nora Ann Mathis Pierce, Sr., he received five bronze stars while serving in the U.S. Air Force, he was a member of the American Legion Post 88 and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed by Brown Shoe Company and Caruthersville Police Department.

On Aug. 31, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Maxine Elizabeth Robertson, who preceded him in death on July 9, 1962. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Billy.

Survivors include two daughters, Lea Ann Frizzell, of Clinton, Ky, and Terre K. Taylor, of Caruthersville; one son, Michael Pierce, of Ripley. Tenn.; one half-brother, Danny Pierce, of Washington, Mo.; three grandchildren, Sara Bishop and Jamie and Emily Taylor, all of Caruthersville and one brother-in-law, Don Robertson, of South Fulton, Tenn.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were James Byron Taylor, Ben Baker, Chet Moyers, Charlie Jones, Chris Riggs and Jiggs Dodd.

Pearl Sullivan

Pearl Mae Sullivan, 92, of Arnold, Mo., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, May 10, 2002, in St. Louis, Mo.

Born Aug. 27, 1909, in Dardanalle, Ark., daughter of the late William Henry and Anna Liza Dempsey Tillman, she worked for White Rodgers Co. and was of the Baptist faith.

On Oct. 14, 1928, in Hayti, she married Andrew Estel Sullivan, who preceded her in death on April 10, 1959. She was also preceded in death by one son, Eugene Sullivan; a son-in-law, Carmon Lee Prince; two grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include four children; Ruth Elaine Knuth, Billie Jean Prince, Andrew E. Sullivan, Jr. and Bobby Rae Sullivan; one sister, Maxine Wray; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren and three sister-in-laws, Ruby Webb and Ruby and Dorothy Sullivan.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2002, at the First Baptist Church in Hayti with Dr. Mike Melton officiating.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were her grandchildren.

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