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Area Deaths

Wednesday, April 10, 2002

Alvie Bullard

Alvie L. Bullard, 76, of Sparta, Ill., formerly of Cahokia, Ill, died Monday, April 8, 2002, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Born Oct. 19, 1925, in Hamilton, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Icy Tice.

Survivors include one son, Jim Rhoades and wife, Bonnie, of Sparta; one brother, Gene Tice and wife, Maryann, of Kennett; three sisters, Fay Daniels and husband, Don, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Elgie Lee Rowell and husband, Audry, of Moore, Okla. and Ella Mae Lewis, of Cahokia; a sister-in-law, Louise Tice, of Waterloo, Ill.; a dear friend, Joe Howell, of Smithton, Ill; four grandchildren, Jim Rhoades Jr. and wife, Diane and Scot Rhoades, both of Cahokia, Barb Robinson and wife, Belleville, Ill. and Dana James and husband, Gene, of Fairview Heights, Ill., 10 great grandchildren; three step grandchildren, Kim Herrell and husband, Scot and Tommy Coffey and wife, Joann, both of Rockport, Ind. and Tammy Klein and husband, Gary, of Sparta and seven step great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 10, at Braun Colonial Funeral Home in Cahokia.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Braun Colonial Funeral Home in Cahokia with Rev. Gene Spurgeon officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett. Max Dye

Max Dye, 62, of Kennett, died Monday, April 8, 2002, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett.

Born Vov. 2, 1939, in White Oak, Mo., he was the son of the late Alfred Arlen and Ethel Minnie Pugh. On Aug. 23, 1960, in Holcomb, Mo., he married Saundra Gayla Tucker, who preceded him in death on June 21, 1995.

Survivors include two sons, Mark and Brandon Dye, both of Kennett; one daughter, Lana Shipman, of Kennett; three sister, Shirley Jones, Brenda Hicks and Beverly Stone, all of Kennett and two grandchildren, Courtney and Lauren Shipman.

He was preceded in death by one son, Kerry Lynn Dye and one brother, Reggie Dye.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, April 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers were Lonnie Grice, Rex Stephens, Larry McMillan, Jackie Pickard and Jeff and Kyle Stone.

Honorary pallbearers were Leo Hayes, Roy Rogers, John White and Bill Bradshaw

Hoyt Gardner

Dr. Hoyt D. Gardner, 78 of Louisville, Ky., died Monday, March 25, 2002.

A native of Paragould, Ark., he retired from private practice as a general surgeon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy in World War II and the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War. Dr. Gardner was past president of the American Medical Association, past president of Kentucky Medical Association and of Louisville and Jefferson County Medical Associations. He was chairman of U.S. Delegation of World Health Organization, chairman of the board of trustees to University of Louisville, chairman of Louisville and Jefferson County Board of Health and the American Medical Political Action Committee, Kentucky State Republican Central Committee, Louisville and Jefferson County civil War Roundtable, national president of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, chairman of Innominate Society, Thomas Wolfe Society, past member of Rotary Club of Jeffersontown and member of Big Spring Country Club, Jefferson Club and Southeast Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose B. Gardner, March 2, 2002.

Survivors include three sons, Hoyt D. Gardner, Jr. of Columbia, Tenn. and Thomas G. and Nick Gardner, both of Louisville and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Highlands Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Brown officiating. State Rep. Bob DeWeese delivered the eulogy.

Burial was in Cave Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., American Parkinson's Disease Association, U. of L. School of Medicine or Southeast Christian Church.

Rose Gardner

Rose Brakmeier Gardner, 79, of Louisville, Ky., died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Norton Suburban Hospital.

She was vice president and national secretary-treasurer of Women's Auxiliary to AMA, president of both the Women's Auxiliary to Kentucky Medical Association and Jefferson County Medical Society Womans Auxiliary, founding member of the Healing Place, a member of Big Spring Country Club, Jefferson Club and Southeast Christian and Beargrass Christian Churches.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Hoyt D. Gardner, Sr., three sons, Hoyt D. Gardner, Jr. of Columbia, Tenn., Thomas G. and Nick Gardner, both of Louisville; a brother George Brakmeier, Jr. and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Highlands Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Brown officiating.

Burial was in Cave Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Healing Place or Southeast and Beargrass Christian Churches.

Area Deaths

2002-04-09

DDD

400

Max Dye

Max Dye, 62, of Kennett, died Monday, April 8, 2002, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 9, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens in Kennett.

Ida Holmes

Ida Mae Holmes, 83, formerly of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, April 6, 2002, at the Ashland Health Care Center of Ashland, Mo.

Born Aug. 29, 1918, in Waggoner, Okla., daughter of the Joseph and Lottie May Lewis Bagby, she was a retired licensed practical nurse and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 0059 and Ashland Chapter 309 order of Eastern star.

On Oct. 29, 1929, she married Thurston Holmes, who preceded her in death on May 20, 1969.

Survivors include one son, Jimmy Holmes and wife, of Sikeston, Mo.; one daughter, Sharon Easter, of Hartsburg, Mo.; one grandson, Richard Brandon Easter and wife, Susan; four step-grandchildren, Larry Eby and wife, Anita, Debbie Carlisle and husband, Keenan, Judy Turner and husband, Dan and Karen Eby and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at noon, today, Tuesday, April 9, at the Senath McDaniel Funeral Chapel in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Tueday, April 9, at the McDaniel Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will be in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Holmes, Brandon Easter, Keenan Carlisle and Larry Eby.

Fred Howren

Fred Euell Howren, of Hayti, Mo., died Friday, April 5, 2002, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

Born June 4, 1924, in Bragg City, Mo., son of the late Robert Lee and Luemer Brewer Howren, he was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 1901st Engineer Battalion. He was employed as a brakeman and conductor with the Frisco Railroad for 37 years.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Fred and wife, Elaine, of St. Genevieve and Keith and wife, Linda, of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Melissa Otto and husband, John, of Ste, Genevieve, Brian Howren, of North Beach, Maryland and Amber and Adam Howren of Goodlettsville; four great-grandchildren, Bailey and Camille Otto and Caleb and Emily Howren and one sister, Glayds Clapps, of Walnut, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel L. Howren; three brothers, Wesley, Mack and Arthur Howren and one sister, Goldie Gurlen.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Dr. Mike Melton officiating.

Burial was in the Pemiscot Memorial Gardens in Caruthersville, Mo.

Pallbearers were Doug and Ronnie Pete Bowling, Curtis Thornton, Wayne Kincade, Ricky Hall and Dave Howren.

Larry Jones

Larry Jones, 59, of Kennett, died Friday, April 5, 2002, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born June 7, 1942, in Tennessee, he was the son of the late Elmer Claudie and Flora Mae Cunningham Jones. He attended the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall.

On March 16, 1966, he married Pat Godsey, who survives of the home. Survivors also include two sons, Larry Jones and wife, Linda, of Kennett and Steven Godsey, of Silva, Mo.; four daughters, Fay Walters and husband, Rick, of Bragg City, Mo., Peggy McMillin and husband, Marty, of Rutherford, Tenn., Teresa Howard, and husband, Tom, of Carthage, Mo. and Cheryl Dees and husband, Carl, of Kennett; one brother, Claud Jones, of McKenzie, Tenn,; two sisters, Nellie Matlock, of Corinth, Miss. and Gelinda Hudges, of Knoxville, Tenn.; 33 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 8, at McDaniel Funeral Chapel in Kennett with Revs. McDougal and Dees officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens in McKenzie, Tenn.

Pallbearers were Carl Dees, Marty McMillin, Tommy Walters, Tom Howard, Jonathan Brown, Cody McMillin. Honorary pallbearer was Tom Walters. Mamie Maples

Mamie Lee Maples, 77, of Cardwell, Mo., died Friday, April 5, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath.

Born Aug. 29, 1924, in Gideon, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Zadie Forrester Curry.

On Aug. 29, 1924, in Paragould, Ark., she married Raymond Maples, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Steven Maples, of Cardwell; two daughters, Marion Compton, of St. Charles, Mo. and Donna Bishop and husband, Jim, of Paragould; one brother, Wallace Forrester, of Arbyrd, Mo.; three sisters, Glenda Wamper, of Bonne Terre, Mo., Jackie Forrester, of Flat River, Mo. and Billie June Sims, of Paragould; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Maples; two brothers, Jerry and Bobby Joe Forrester and two sisters, Maxine Moore and Dixie Rosypal.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Calvery Full Gospel Church in Cardwell with Leland Dement officiating.

Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Carl and Wade Drury, Tony Wamper, Larry and Larry Jr. and Kevin Jones.

Vannie Marsh

Vannie Pearl Marsh, 97, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Saturday, April 6, 2002, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born Feb. 14, 1905, in Burlison, Mo., daughter of the late Thomas Marshal and Ada Mae Coleman Edwards, she was employed by Grabers and J.C. Penney as a seamstress prior to her retirement, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

On Feb. 26, 1922, in Blytheville, Ark., she married Edward Houston Marsh, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Walter Thomas Marsh, of Troy, Mich. and Robert Edward Marsh, of Jonesboro, Ark.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Naomi Lavern Marsh Navarre and Patricia Ann Marsh and four brothers.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Steele, Mo. with Rev. Anthony Stepp officiating.

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

Earnest Moore

Earnest Moore, 69, of Kennett, died Tuesday, April 9, 2002, at National Health Care in Kennett.

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

Vera Richardson

Vera Curnett Richardson, 95, of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, April 6, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

She was born Sept. 3, 1906, in Brookland, Ark.

In 1923 she married Bob Richardson who preceded her in death in 1975 and she later married Edgar Curnett.

Survivors include three sons, Lewis "Tink" Richardson, of Cardwell, Mo., Alvin Richardson, of Eureka, Mo. and Melvin Richardson, of Florisant, Mo.; two daughters, Bobbie Foster, of Senath and Shirley Riley, of Eureka; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Becky Kweely and one brother, Bub Reynolds.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 9, at the Senath McDaniel Funeral Chapel in Senath.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Greg, Ryan, Mathew and Eric Richardson, Randy Marler and Larry West.

Robert Rushing

Robert R. Rushing, 80, of Senath, Mo., died Sunday, April 7, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath, Mo.

Born July 4, 1921, in Cooter, Mo., he was son of the late John and Vinnie Ray Rushing.

On June 1, 1946, in Paragould, Ark., he married Willow Dean Barrow, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Bobby Ray Rushing, of Senath; two daughters, Renee Gentry and husband, Gerald, and Debbie Miller and husband, Marty, both of Senath; one brother, John Reeder Rushing, of Bernie, Mo.; three sisters, Mildred Bost and Dollie Earl, both of Senath, and Sue Bogadi, of Memphis, Tenn. and nine grandchildren, Robert and Stephen Rushing, Deanna Miller, Monica Grubb, Bobbie Brooks, Jennie Hunter, Mark Miller, Tiffany Beaton and Gerald Gentry III.

He was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Dean Rushing.

Funeral servies were held at 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 9, at the First Baptist Church in Senath with Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens in Kennett . Pallbearers were Robert and Stephen Rushing, Mark Miller, Gerald Gentry III, Brian Grubb, Chris Brooks, Chris Clardy, Michael Hunter and John Beaton.

Honorary pallbearers were Carl Lee Newman, Lester Gene and Bobby Smith, Joe Thompson, Oble Reagan, Gene West, Gerald Gentry and R.W. McLain. Helen Wheeler

Helen Wheeler, 84, of Kennett, died Monday, April 8, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Funeral services are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.