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Area Deaths

Thursday, April 4, 2002

Charlean Ellis

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

Funeral services are incomplete withthe McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett.

Christopher Ellis

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

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

Velma Figgins

Velma Ruby Figgins, 93, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, March 31, 2002, at the Caruthersville Nursing Home, in Caruthersville.

Born Dec. 4, 1908, in Morley, Mo., daughter of the late Harvey Ernest and Carrie Bryant Robinson, she was a member of the Central Church of Christ in Caruthersville.

On Aug. 27, 1927, she married Elihu Knox Figgins, who preceded her in death in Nov. 1979. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. Survivors include three sons, Robert Figgins, of Eustis, Fla., John Figgins, of Caruthersville and Chris Figgins, of Augusta, Ga.; three daughters, Hazel Manley, of Caruthersvill, Helen Meek and Debra Griffin, both of Dyersburg, Tenn.; two brothers, Bill Robinson and Bob Robinson, both of Denver, Colo.; three sister-in-laws, Laura Figgins, of Searcy, Ark., Doris Robinson, of Burlington, Colo. and Marjorie Robinson, of Denver; 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Services were held April 3 at the Central Church of Christ in Caruthersville with Mike McDaniel officiating.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Steve, Gary, and Kevin Meek, David Manley andTrevor, Johnny, Bobby and Luke Figgins.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Dora Children's Home and Bible School, 200 W. Thirteenth Ave., Mt. Dora, Fla., 32757, the Paragould Children's Home, 5515 Old Walcot Rd., Paragould, Ark., 72450, or Crowley's Ridge College, 100 College Drive. Paragould, Ark., 72450-9980.

William Henderson

William Marion Henderson, 67, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Tuesday, April 2, at the Portageville Nursing Center in Portageville, Mo.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, April 4, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Hayti, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Hayti with the Rev. Johnny Stepp officiating.

Burial will follow in the Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Lola McIntosh

Lola Mae McIntosh, 86, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at the Three Rivers Healthcare-South in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born July 7, 1915, in the Bethany Community, daughter of the late William Thomas and Sarah Frances Vincent Camp, she was a retired L.P.N. and homemaker, member of the First Baptist Church in Campbell and a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the Hopkins Extension Club.

On July 1, 1933, in Piggott, Ark., she married Alvin Paul McIntosh, who preceded her in death on April 30, 2000. She was also preceded in death by two sisters; three brothers and one granddaughter.

Survivors include four daughters, Sonia Cook, of Duncan, S.C., Mary Johns, of Smyrna, Tenn., Paula Walsh, Covington, Ga. and Becky Hartley, of Columbia, Mo.; one son, Stephen McIntosh, Hallsville, Mo.; one sister, Ruth Pearl Dickerson, of Grand Junction, Colo.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Gatewood officiating.

Burial will follow in the Elder Cemetery at Campbell.

Geneva Northcutt

Geneva L. Northcutt, 82, formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, March 30, 2002, at Hot Springs, Ark.

Born Oct. 14, 1919, in Ripley, Tenn, daughter of the late Walter and Florence Cox Ryan, she was a member of the Hayti First Baptist Church.

Survivors include four children, Ernest Wayne and wife, Minyard and Barbara Ann Hankins and husband, Melvin, all of Orland Park, Ill., Bonnie Lynn Gills and husband, John, of Eureka, Mo. and Laverne Bell and husband, Robert L., of Hot Springs,; two sisters, Albie Poff and Elbie Minyard, both of Blytheville, Ark. and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great-granchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Owen Minyard; her second husband, Jack Northcutt and one brother Edward Ryan. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti, Mo. with the Rev. Jackie Uselton officiating.

Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Michael O. and Robert K. Bell, John Grills Jr., Ernie Minyard, Ricky McCarter and Dewayne Hankins.

Marlin Smith

Marlin "Wayne" Smith, 62, of Bangor, Mich., died Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at his residence.

Born Feb. 15, 1940 in Senath, Mo., son of the late Chester L. and Athena Inez Smith, he was U.S. Army veteran stationed in France and he was a machine operator at DU Wel Products until their closing.

On Nov. 16, 1965, in Bangor, he married Naydean Crossno Adams, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include five daughters, Sandy Pool and husband, Ray, of Belvedere, S.C., Linda Bierhalter, of Bangor, Debbie Adams, of Jonesboro, Ark., Teresa Waldschmidt and husband, Joe, of South Haven and Jean Adams, of Atlanta, Ga.; three sons, Eddie Adams and wife, Martha, of Leachville, Ark., Keith Adams, of Manila, Ark. and Kenny Adams, of Miami, Fla.; two brothers, Terry Smith, of South Haven and Dennis Smith and wife, of Arbyrd, Mo.; one sister, Debbie Crader and husband, Gary, of Kennett; one brother-in-law, Lavoughn Crossno, of Upton, Ky.; 79 grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Austin and one great-grandson Zachary Utley.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Bangor Funerl Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the D.L. Miller Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony T. Kuenzli officiating.

Burial will follow at the Arlington Hill Cemetery in Bangor. The family suggests memorials be made to the South Haven Area Hospice.