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Area Deaths

Sunday, April 7, 2002

Claudia Brooks

Claudia Brooks, 86, of Kennett, died Friday, April 5, 2002, at National Health Care in Kennett.

Born June 14, 1915, in Paragould, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Lee and Dora Busby Spain.

On Nov. 23, 1934, she married Willard Brooks who preceded her in death Oct. 28, 1974. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Gary and Donald Keith Brooks; two brothers, Tom and Walter D. Spain and a sister, Joy McConkey.

Survivors included two sons, Lee and Kenneth Brooks, both of Kennett; two daughters, Pat Carr and Barbara Cochran, both of Kennett; two brothers, Woody Spain of Pollard, Ark. and Willard Spain of Nesbith, Miss.; two sisters, Nola Edmondston of Hornersville, Mo. and Lillian Hendershott of Senath, Mo. and 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Arrangements were under direction of McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.

Patricia Dunigan

Patricia Ann Dunigan, 43, of Cardwell, died Wednesday, April 3, 2002, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Born Jan. 31, 1959, in Kennett, she was the daughter of Floyd McClish of Cardwell and Rosie Meyers of Cardwell.

On April 6, 1988, in Jonesboro, she married Kenneth Dunigan, who survives. Other survivors include a son, David Mashburn of Cardwell, two sisters Lisa Meyers and Michelle England, both of Cardwell and grandparents, Edward and Delora Meyers of Cardwell.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Trinity Community Church in Cardwell with the Rev. Kevin Knox officiating.

Burial was in Cardwell Cemetery under direction of McDaniel Funeral Service of Arbyrd.

Pallbearers were Greg Masterson, Phillip Miller, Tim and Curtis McClish, James Loar and John Holden.

harlean Ellis

Charlean Ellis, 35, of Kennett, died Thursday, April 4, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born June 13, 1966, in Parkin, Ark., she was the daughter of Maxine Martin Pender of Senath, Mo. and the late Arch Pender, Sr.

Survivors include a son, Robert Stephens; two daughters, Carrie and Amber Stephens; four brothers, Arch Pender, Jr. and Larry Pender of Kennett, Jimmy Pender of Vandale, Ark. and Donald Pender of Michigan and four sisters, Catherine Ragland of Kennett, Nina Bursn of Vandale, Ark., Mary Ragland of Senath and Billie Ribera of Tyronza, Ark.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Kalvin Stanley officiating. Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Larry and Bobby W. Ragland, James Pender, Joshua Chronister, Jr. Massey and Leland Martin.

Honorary pallbearers were Shawn Harmon, Jim Butler, Marty Cato, Lance Davis, John Fox, Matt Freeman, Shawn Mathenia, Bill Monroe, Chris Harmon and Nick Robinson.

Christopher A. Ellis

Christopher A. Ellis, 5, of Kennett, died Thursday, April 4, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Sept. 7, 1996, in Kennett, she was the son of Shane Ellis and the late Charlean Pender Ellis.

Survivors include a brother, Robert Stephens; three sisters, Carrie and Amber Stephens and Cheyenna Coline Ellis and a grandmother, Maxine Pender of Senath.

Funeral Services were 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Kalvin Stanley officiating. Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Eddie Waller, Donald Lee Colman, Charles Budd, Mark Beights, Donnie Fitzgerald and Zachary Burns.

Honorary pallbearers were Shawn Harmon, Jim Butler, Marty Cato, Lance Davis, John Fox, Matt Freeman, Shawn Mathenia, Bill Monroe, Chris Harmon and Nick Robinson.

Mildred Jacobs

Mildred Elizabeth Jacobs, 78, Moberly, formerly of Kennett, died Friday, April 5, at Moberly Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 26, 1923, in St. Louis, daughter of the late August B. and Mary Haberger Bunse, she retired from Wal-Mart after 18 years service. She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and a life member of both the DAV Auxiliary and Purple Heart Auxiliary.

She is survived by three sons, Edwin "Ed" Jacobs and his wife, Glenda, of Rhineland, Mo., George Jacobs and his wife, Revola, and James Jacobs and his wife, Carolyn, all of Kennett; two daughters, Marie Adkins and her husband, Jimmy Ray, of McKinney, Texas and Roberta Dalton and her husband, Bill, of Moberly; one sister, Alice Guelker of St. Louis and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray W. Jacobs.

Visitation is 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, at Million-Taylor-Patton Funeral Home in Moberly, with a prayer service at 5 p.m.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at St. Pius X Catholic Church with Father Mike Coleman officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Larry Jones

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

Arrangements are incomplete with McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett.

Jasper Wheeler

Jasper Wheeler, 70, of Kennett, died Thursday, April 4, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare-South in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Friday, Jan. 22, 1932, at Arkadelphia, Ark., son of the late J.D. and Essie Mae Wheeler he was a farm laborer. He was a widower.

Survivors include a brother, Gearlie Wheeler and his wife, Venus; two nieces, Easter May Taylor and Tammy William; six nephews, Johnny White, Kelvin, Ronnie, Randal and Danian Wheeler all of Calif., Terry and David Wheeler of Kennett.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, April 7, in Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Bishop Carl Russell officiating.

Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers are Jewel McKenny, Carl Luster, Oscar Willoughby, Lavan Pulliam, O Neal Austin and Sidney Demmon.

Honorary pallbearers are Gearlie Wheeler, Terry, David, Emanuel and Jeremy Wheeler and James William.