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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Area Deaths

Wednesday, March 6, 2002

Dorothy Akridge

Dorothy Akridge, 81, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.

Dollie Bowman

Dollie Bowman, 89, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, March 4, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Burial will follow at the Senath Cemetery.

Harry Fairchild Jr.

Harry Augusta "June" Fairchild, Jr., 76, of Memphis, Tenn., died Monday, March 4, 2002, at the St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.

Born Jan. 16, 1926, in Pocahontas, Ark., son of the late Harry Augusta and Mazie Davis Fairchild, Sr., he was a U.S. Army veteran serving in WWII. He worked for a Kennett radio station but retired from WMC TV station in Memphis and was also a Ham Radio Operator and a musician.

Survivors include his wife, Goldie Fairchild, of Memphis; two sons, Larry Fairchild, and wife, Pat, and Kenny Fairchild and wife, Lorilynn, all of Memphis; one daughter, Debbie Bone, and husband, Danny, of Sandrock, Al.; three grandsons, Steve Fairchild, of Myrtle Beach, SC., Jeff Fairchild, of Las Vagas, NV, and David Bone, of Leesburg, Ala.; four grandaughters, Lori, Kimberly, Kayla and Amanda all of Memphis; five great grandchildren; seven sisters, Dephane Bullington, of Corning, Ark., Nona Penny and Rosie Howard, of Paragould, Ark., Shirley Sparling, of Neogo, Ill., Wanda Pete, of Cash, Ark., Josephine Vines, of Evening Star, Ark. and Patricia Arnold, of Bowling Green, Ky. and three brothers, Ulys Fairchild, of Knobel, Ark., A.W. Fairchild, of Batesville, Ark. and Tom Fairchild, of Paragould.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today Wednesday, March 6, at the Ermert Funeral Home in Corning.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Ermert Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Arnold officiating.

Burial will follow at the Bond Cemetery in Knobel.

J.D. Henson

J.D. Henson, 79, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at the Pemiscot Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born Jan. 14, 1923, in Burnsville, Miss., son of the late John William and Lizzie Brown Henson, he was a farmer and employed by Sinclair Industries in St. Louis.

On March 2, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Virginia Sanders, who preceded him in death on June 21, 1999.

Survivors include four sons, Michael, David, Jay Dee Henson all of Caruthersville, Mo. and Stephen Henson, of Paragould, Ark.; five daughters, Elizabeth Christensen, Salt Lake City, Utah, Patricia Ann Brown, Potosi, Mo., Brenda Gibson, Rosemary Barnett and Janet Marie Henson, all of Caruthersville; 16 grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home in Caruthersvillle, Mo., with the Rev. Anthony Stepp officiating.

Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Donald R. Fowler, Chad Brown, George H. Brown III, Donnie and Paul Bowman and Michael Carroll.

Floralee Kennedy

Floralee Kennedy, 93, of Spokane, Wash., died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at her residence .

She was born Sept, 20, 1908, in Tennessee

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burnice (Tom) Kennedy and a daughter Lana Kennedy-Moore.

Survivors include one daughter, Creda Hopkins, of Spokane; one son, Bill Kennedy, of Spokane; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Mary Mabrey

Mary Rose Mabrey, 76, of Paragould, Ark., died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.

Born Feb. 16, 1926, in Cardwell, Mo., daughter of the late Samuel Robert and Virgie Lee Maples Jones, she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ at Cardwell.

Survivors include one son, Charles Robert Mabrey and wife, Judy, of McKinney, Texas; one daughter, Rose L. Kilroy and husband, Michael, of Clancy, Mont.; one brother, Robert Jones, of Arbyrd, Mo.; two sisters, Rachel Rose, of Cardwell and Dorothy Bailey, of Paragould and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Mabrey; one sister, Grace Crim and one daughter, Linda Carol Mabrey.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Greene County Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Paragould with David Flanrey officiating.

John Mays

John Mays, 76, of Kennett, Mo., died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the McDaniel Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Brian Rickman

Brian W. Rickman, 25, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

Born Nov. 11, 1976, in Dexter, Mo., son Peggy Darlene Williams Weems and Charles Edward Rickman, he was a member of the Church of God Faith and was a former welder at Wheelers Trailor Company of Morley, Mo.

Survivors include his mother and step father, Peggy and Jerry Weems, of Benton, Mo.; his father, Charles Edward Rickman, of Forrest City, Ark.; two brothers, Carl Edward Rickman and Joesph Keith Rickman, both of Sikeston, Mo.; one step-brother, William "Sonny" Hammer, of Fulton, Mo.; one step-sister, Betty Amanda Rhodes, of Sikeston; maternal grandmother, Wretha Minton, of Bernie; Paternal grandparents, Woody and Emma Rickman of Lilbourn, Mo.; great-grandmother, Dorothy Jenson, of Santa Ana, Calif.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Steven Lynn Rickman. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 6, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Darrell Pollock officiating.

Burial will follow at the Bernie Cemetery.

James Rowland

James Rowland, 84, of Kennett, died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born July 2, 1917, in Sycamore, Va., son of the late Douglas M. and Mary I. Davis Rowland, he was U.S. Army veteran serving in WWII and was a member of Abiding Peace Temple Church.

On Feb. 7, 1945, in Blytheville, Ark., he married Bernice Hampton, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two daughters, Carolyn Birmingham and husband, Ron, of Hayti, Mo., Myra Baker and husband, Randy, of Kennett; one brother, Troy Rowland, of Ringold, Va.; two sisters, Addie Wiley, of Providence, NC. and Ruby Riddle, of Danville, Va.; two brother-in-laws, Larry Hampton, of Hayti and William Hampton, of French Village, Mo.; two sister-in-laws, Lorene Rowland, of Westville, NC., and Clara Rowland, of Ruffin, of NC.; four grandchildren, Nathan and Mileah Baker, Keith Birmingham and Sherry Palmer and one great-granddaughter, Madison Palmer.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 6, at the Abiding Peace Temple Church in Kennett with the Revs. John Keel and Don Slatton officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers were Nathan Baker, Keith Birmington, David Rowland, Larry Palmer and Hubert and Eric Snipes.