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Area Deaths

Friday, April 19, 2002

Kenneth Erickson

Kenneth Wayne Erickson, 48, of Gulfport, Miss., died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at his residence.

Born Dec. 9, 1952, in Gideon, Mo., son of Arthur W. Erickson, of Chicago, Ill. and the late Evelyn V. Ellsworth Erickson, he was of the Baptist Faith and a Navy Seabee veteran.

On April 19, 1975, he married Janet Murphy.

Survivors include one daughter, Marissa Erickson, of Texas; one brother, Teddy Erickson, of Texas; grandmother, Opal Ellsworth, of Campbell, Mo.; five uncles, Edmond, Morris and George Ellsworth, all of Malden, Mo., Buford Ellsworth, of St, Louis, Mo. and Robert Ellsworth, of Granite City, Ill. and one aunt, Bonnie Akridge, of Campbell.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Scott Keller officiating.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.

Edith Ferguson

Edith Ferguson, 92, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, April 18, 2002, at the Ridgeview Nursing Home in Malden.

Born Aug. 16, 1909, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of the late Ollie and Laura Bell Duncan Nelson Wade, she was operator/owner of Ferguson's Jewelry Store, former member of the Malden B.P.W. and she attended the United Methodist Church in Malden.

On Oct. 1928, in Toleda, Ohio, she married Russell Ferguson, who preceded her in death on April 25, 1981.

Survivors include one daughter, Eleanor J. Ferguson, of Malden and one sister, Amy Lee Foster, of Campbell, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her step-father, Royal Judge Wade; two brothers, Clarence and Charles Lewis Nelson and one infant brother, Royal Wade.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Jackson officiating.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.

James Kimbrow

James E. Kimbrow, 79, of Benton, Ark., died Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at the Saline Memorial Medical Center in Benton.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, April 19, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Tim Whitfield and Charles James officiating.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.

Edith Richardson

Edith V. "Ginny" Richardson, 63, formerly of Campbell, Mo., passed away on April 17, 2002.

She was the daughter of the late Leroy and Onie Risley.

She married Richard R. Richardson, Sr.

Survivors include one daughter, Denise Jenkins; one son, Robert Breig; stepchildren, Susan Ganter, Connie Boehle, Alecia Peck, Rich, Jr., Sean and Sgt. Scott Richardson; one brother, David Risley and wife, Edith and 16 grandchildren

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Friday, April 19, at Hutchens Mortuary in Florissant, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Hutchens Mortuary.

Burial will follow at the Elder Cemetery in Campbell, Mo.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Gateway Men's Chorus or the charity of your choice.

Nannie Robertson

Nannie Robertson, 85, of Hayti, Mo., died Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti.

Born Feb. 24, 1917, in Eddyville, Ky., daughter of the late Jake and Ruby Scott Hammonds, she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Hayti. She married Noble Robertson, who preceded her in death. Survivors include one son, James R. Robertson, of Chicago, Ill.; one daughter, Janet R. Thomas, of Hayti, Mo.; one sister, Martha Hammonds, of Princeton, Ky.; one brother, Jessie Lee Hammonds, of Eddyville; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, William and Aubrey Hammonds; two sisters, Melva Taylor and Margorie Marshall; one son, Gerald Lynn Robertson; one grandson, Dale Robertson and her companion, James Daniel.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Friday, April 19, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Hayti.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. today, Friday, April 19, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Baker officiating.

Burial will be in the Plesant Hill Cemetery at Eddyville.

Virginia Stewart

Virginia Louise Stewart, 86, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at the Dexter Memorial Hospital in Dexter, Mo.

Born May 10, 1915, in Campbell, daughter of the late William and Betty Veatch Hopkins, she was a member of the Campbell General Baptist Church, the only Chapter member of the Hopkins Extension Club and was a past member of the Garden Club.

On Oct. 12, 1935, in St. Francis, Ark., she married John Calhoun Stewart, who preceded her in death on April 6, 1992.

Surviviors include two sons, John C. Stewart Jr., of Campbell and Carlton Stewart, of Malden, Mo.; one granddaughter; one grandson; one great-grandson and one sister, Bonita Hopkins Cooper, of Malden.

She was preceded in death by five sons; two daughters; one brother; one sister and one grandson.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Elder Cemetery in Campbell with the Rev. Kevin Murray officiating.