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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Area Deaths

Sunday, May 12, 2002

Sybil Brown

Sybil Ann Brown, 86, of Holcomb, Mo., died Friday, May 10, 2002, at Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett.

Born Sunday, March 12, 1916, in White Oak, Mo., daughter of the late Alfred Burton and Lela Ann Dye Dye, she was a homemaker.

On March 28, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., she married Hursel Lee Brown who preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Goodman and her husband, Jerry, of Jonesboro, Ark. and Nina Sells of Overland, Mo.; two sons, Hursel Dennis Brown and his wife, Virginia, of Frisbee, Mo., Frayo Nunnery and his wife, Kathy, of Mtn. Home, Ark.; a sister, Leon Ladd of Poplar Bluff and a brother, Paul Dye of Florida; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Mikie Brown and Jimmie Woodall; a daughter, Peggy Woodall; three brothers, Alfred, Gene and Edgar Dye and five sisters, Opal Rainey, Hazel Blue, Ethel Whaley, Edith Bradshaw and Betty Joe Lutes.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, May 12, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dick Murray officiating.

Burial will be in the Lulu Cemetery near Senath, Mo.

Gladys Dodson

Gladys Octavia Dodson, 94, died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at Pemiscot Nursing Home in Hayti, Mo.

Born Nov. 22, 1907, in Steele, Mo., daughter of the late Robert Alfred and Sophie Lee Herrin Wall, she attended school in Steele and Dell and Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark. She taught school in Missouri and Arkansas, moving to Flint, Mich. in 1942. She was employed by the AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors for more than 40 years before retiring. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star in Michigan, a member of the American Red Cross and a member of the Methodist church in Flint, Mich.

Survivors include a sister, Opal Parks of Caruthersville, a niece, Barbara Busby of Caruthersville; seven other nieces and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Little Prairie Cemetery with the Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.

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

Dorothy Flowers

Dorothy Ann Flowers, 76, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at the St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Born Aug. 2, 1925, in Ironton, Mo., daughter of the late James and Claudie Williams Wilburn, she attended school in Ironton.

Survivors include a son, Steve Wayne Studie of Car-uthersville, Mo.; two granddaughters, Stephanie Studie of Caruthersville and Amee LeAnn Studie of Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Graveside services where held at 4 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Maple Cemetery with the Rev. Brian Taylor officiating.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Mary Osborne

Mary Patricia "Pat" Osborne, 82, of Memphis, Tenn. died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, in Memphis.

Born Jan. 8, 1920, in Burfordsville, Mo., daughter of the late Clarence A. and Ida Maye Brown Shepherd, she was a supervisor for Southwestern Bell Telephone, a member of the Southwestern Bell Pioneers and a member of the Webster Groves Presbyterian Church.

In 1951, at Piggott, Ark., she married William T. Osborne who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

Survivors include a sister, Peggy Sanders of Hayti, Mo.; a brother Bob McVey and his wife, Peggy, of Caruthersville, Mo.; eight nieces and four nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were at 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with the Rev. J. Daniel Fulbright officiating.

Private burial was 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in the St. Paul Church Yard Cemetery in Webster Groves, Mo.

Betty Stocks

Betty Lucille Stocks, 63, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, May 9, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

Born April 29, 1939, in Salem, Mo., daughter of the late Peter and Golda Cox Warren, she was a member of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church of Ware, Mo. On April 6, 1957, in St. Louis, Mo., she married Bobby Gene Stocks who survives of the family home.

Other survivors include two sons, Ronald Stocks of Malden and Robert Stocks of Elsah, Ill.; a daughter, Rebecca Jackson of Elsah, Ill.; a sister, Evelyn Portell of Potosi, Mo.; two brothers, Dallas Warren of Cadet, Mo. and Danny Warren of Potosi; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Maude McWhorter, Faye Tallent and Patsy Woodard.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, May 12, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Paul Starnes officiating.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.