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Area Deaths

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Kenneth Bibbs

Kenneth Sheryl Bibbs, 67, of Hattiesburg, Miss., formerly of Clarkton, Mo., died Sunday, April 14, 2002 at his residence.

Born Jan. 19, 1935, in DuQuoin, Ill., son of the late Claude Edgar and Etta Ann Loucks Bibbs Owens, he was a member of VFW of Malden, American Legion Post #293 of Malden, a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Bibbs Jr., Panama City, Fla. and Michael A. Bibbs, of St. Louis, Mo.; three daughters, Cheryl Ellis-Boyd, of Kansas City, Mo., Rebeeca Snow, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. and Charlotte Kaye Denormandie, of St. Louis; one sister, Lavida Bollinger, of Advance, Mo.; one half sister, Kathy Weeks, of Ward, Ark.; two brothers, Gene and Jerry Bibbs, both of Ward; 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, J.B. and Carl Bibbs.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. til 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Wiggins officiating.

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

Bud Davis

Bud Davis, 86, of Steele, Mo., died Monday, April 15, 2002, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.

Born Feb. 20, 1916, in Florence, Ala., son of the late Wiley H. and Roxie C. Lemay Davis, he was a member of the Tyler Church of God in Tyler, Mo., a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Missouri Highway maintenance.

Survivors include one brother, Hershel Davis, of Battle Creek, Mich.; three sisters, Eula Palmer and Lucille Hall, both of Steele, and Tessie Smith, of Ringold, Ga.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ott and Herbert Davis and three sisters, Lurene Mashburn, Beatrice Gestring and Janie Lefan.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 17, at the Bradshaw Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Steele with the Rev. Gerald Moss officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Steele.

Lura Gupton

Lura Mae Gupton, 85, of Kennett, died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at National Health Care in Kennett.

Born Feb. 8, 1917, in Kentucky, daughter of the late Richard Benjamin and Ora Sudberry Irvin, she was a homemaker.

Survivors include one daughter, Freda Pritchett, of Rives, Mo.; three sons, Vernon Creasy, of St. Louis, Mo., Kenneth Weldon Creasy, of Tennessee and David Wayne Creasy, of Arnold, Mo; one brother, Earl Irvin, of Florida; one sister, Betty Ogle, of St. Louis; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl W. Gupton; five sisters and six brothers.

Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at the Bradshaw Powell Funeral Home in Steele.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Mt. Zoin Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Faught officiating.

Billy Rose

Billy Rose, 68, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Arbyrd Baptist Church in Arbyrd with the Rev. Allen Cuerton and Kevin Know officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lulu Cemetery at Senath, Mo.

Marilyn Sullivan

Marilyn Jo Annafaye Sullivan, 50, of Florissant, Mo., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Monday, April 15, 2002, at the DePaul Healthcare Center in Bridgeton, Mo.

Born June 8, 1951, in Malden, daughter of the late Leo Van and Ruth Glover Van Trease, she was of the Nazarene faith.

On March 26, 1968, in Gideon, Mo., she married David Sullivan, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, David and John Sullivan, both of Hazelwood, Mo.; two sisters, Nellie Wilburn and husband, Allen, of Florissant and Artina Williams, of Arnold, Mo; four brothers, Wally Van Trease and wife, Rosa, of St. Ann, Mo., Edmond Van Tresae and wife, Marilyn, of Arnold, Jerry Van Trease and wife, Wilma, of Noel, Mo. and Dickie Van Trease, of Piedmont, Mo. and two grandchildren, Tyler and Alyssa Sullivan, both of Florissant.

She was preceded in death by Doris , Linda and Charlotte Van Trease and two brothers Don and David Van Trease.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 17, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services willl be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Rosewood Cemetery at Malden.

Wanda Tuttleton

Wanda Tuttleton, 73, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

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