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Area Deaths

Sunday, March 24, 2002

Norene Bradshaw

Norene Bradshaw, 82, of Kennett, Mo., died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Aug. 28, 1919, in Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Leo and Vera Ford.

She married Ernie Clyde Bradshaw 66 years ago. The couple has lived at the Heritage Nursing Home in Kennett since June 1999.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Clyde D. Bradshaw of Phoenix, Ariz and Michael Bradshaw of Fenton, Mo.; two brothers, Kenneth Ford of O'Fallon, Ill. and Bill Ford of Labadie, Mo.; four grandchildren, Anthony and Michael Bradshaw, Jr., Shari Greenwalt and Stacey Robertson; seven great-grandchildren, Addam Brown, Jacob Greenwalt, Ashley and Katie Bradshaw, Austin Robertson and Coren Zachery Bradshaw.

She was preceded in death by a brother, L.J. Ford and a sister, Uquilla Patterson.

Funeral services and burial were 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Senath Cemetery, with the Rev. Derek Combs officiating.

Mamie Brown

Mamie Autry Brown, 89, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at the Bowling Green Medical Center in Bowling Green, Ky.

Born April 19, 1912, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, daughter of the late Enis and Nettie Horn Autry, she was employed by Brown Shoe Company before retiring.

On Aug. 25, 1957, she married Howard Curry Brown who preceded her in death December 10, 1991.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Dwayne in 1963.

Survivors include one son, Bobby Dodd and his wife, Susie, of Bowling Green; one daughter, Sandy Sanders and her husband, Danny, of Caruthersville, Mo.; one sister, Hayrue Horton of Kennett, Mo.; four brothers, Clifford, Lexie and Gilbert Autry all of Cedar Grove, Tenn. and J.C. Autry of Dyersburg, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Debbie Croix of Kansas City, Mo., Donna Pederson of New Baden, Ill., Terry Schneider and Bobby Dodd II, both of Bowling Green and Michael and Jennifer Sanders, both of Caruthersville; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, in the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with the Rev. Anthony Stepp officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Michael and Jennifer Sanders, Bobby Dodd, Daniel Spicer, Jon Spicer and Ken Pederson, Jr.

Margarette Evans

Margarette Geneva Beniot Evans, 80, of Kennett, died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at National Health Care in Kennett.

Born March 7, 1922, in Senath,Mo., she was the daughter of the late Henry Francis and Addie Clayton Coley.

She married Carl Evans who preceded her in death.

Survivors included eight children: Thomas Earl DePriest and Shelby Holmes, both of Kennett, Ava Beniot Evans and Dayton and Rayburn Evans, all of Senath, Chester Sullivan and Deborah Kinnard, both of Piggott, Ark. and Jerry Evans of Jeffersonville, Ind.; one brother, Chester Coley of Walla Walla, Wash.; one sister, Charlene Anzalone of Piggott, 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, Nuet and Walter Coley and a sister, Maxine Wheeler.

Funeral services were 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Truman Wycoff officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jerry Paul, Jamie and Jacob Lynn Kinnard, Billy Holmes, James Jones and Jamie Lee Evans.

Shirley Ervin

Shirley Ann Ervin, 61, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, March 18, 2002, in Caruthersville.

Born Sept. 20, 1940, in Pemiscot County, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Margie Norman Fields.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Randall Waid and a brother, Johnny Moore.

Survivors include four children, Steve and Mike Waid, both of Orlando, Fla., Jack Waid of South Florida and Janet Waid of Sikeston; six brothers, James Fields, Tommy Joe Moore and Bobby Moore all of Caruthersville, Jimmy Fields, Dickson, Mo., Jerry Moore of Blytheville, Ark., and Bill Moore of Black Oak, Ark; eight sisters, Rita and Pam Fields, both of Dickson, Ruth Ann Faulkner of Panama City, Fla., Betty Mott of Michigan, Sheila Bowen of Iberia, Mo., Pat Murphy of Dayton, Ohio, Betty Moore and Louise Moore, both of Indiana.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti, Mo., with the Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.

Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Steele, Mo.

Pallbearers were Michael Emery, Pat Gibson, Dewayne Risner, J.R. Beatty, T.J. Moore and Bobby Irions.

Audrey Holifield

Audrey Holifield, 80, of Kennett, Mo., died Friday, March 22, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Sunday, March 24, in the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Monday, March 25, in the Bradshaw Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Arthur Prenger

Arthur Prenger, 89, of Glennonville, Mo., died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born June 12, 1912, in Jefferson City, Mo., son of the late Herman and Martha Vanderfeltz Prenger, he was a retired farmer and a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church in Glennonville.

He married Theresia Catherine Fuemmeler who preceded him in death.

He was also preceded in death by one sister, Jo Ann Fuemmeler. Survivors include four daughters, Kathleen West of Malden, Mo., Mary Goggins of Bowling Green, Ky., Martha Fortman and her husband, Jeffrey of Nakesville, Va. and Joanie Garcia and her husband, David, of Whittier, Calif.; four sons, Richard and Dennis Prenger of Campbell, Mo., Cletus Prenger and his wife, Barbara, of Poplar Bluff and Timothy Prenger and his wife, Elaine, of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Christine Pounders of Memphis, Tenn.; 22 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, with Rosary services at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, at St. Teresa Church in Glennonville with Father Glenn Eftink officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Teresa Cemetery in Glennonville.

Leona Swinney

Leona Swinney, 82, of Kennett, Mo., died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Aug. 29, 1919, in Swifton, Ark.,, daughter of the late Charles and Mary Thomas Hicks, she was a member of the Calvary Assembly of God Church in Kennett.

On Sept. 18, 1939, she married Edgar Earl Swinney who preceded her in death, Sept. 14, 1953.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Henry Hicks and a sister, Lucille Todd.

Survivors include one son, Henry Michael Swinney and his wife, Michelle, of St. Louis, Mo., and three daughters, Loretta Book and her husband, Ray, of Paragould, Ark., Aileen Blansett and her husband, Marlin, of Kennett and Earla Mae Riley and her husband, Earl, of St. Louis; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, in the Calvary Assembly of God church with the Rev. Randol Caraway officiating.

Burial was in the Elder Cemetery at Campbell, Mo.

Pallbearers were Tony Parrish, Greg Morgan, Andy and Steve Hickson and Eddie and Nathan Collins.