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Area Deaths

Sunday, March 3, 2002

uddy Denson

O.D. Buddy Denson, 83, of Dexter, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

Born July 27, 1918, at Lawrenceburg, Tenn., son of Nebraska Dunaway Denson of Kennett and the late Robert Andrew Denson, he was a member of the Church of Christ in Dexter. He was the former owner of a lumbr company in Parma, Mo.

On Dec. 31, 1936, in Kennett, he married Anna Knotts, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Jimmy Dale Denson of Wappapello, Mo.; a daughter, Dawna Carter of Dexter; four sisters, Hazel Baker and Willa Mae Haraway, both of Kennett, Bobbie Cunningham of Parma and Joe Ann Fitterling of Bridgeton, Mo.; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Hollis Denson and a sister, Hildridge Johnson.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, March 3, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel in Dexter with Dale Grissom officiating.

Burial will follow in the Malden Memorial Park Cemetery.

John Jackson

John "Bud" Jackson, 70, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Missouri Southern Healthcarre in Dexter, Mo.

Born Sept. 30, 1931, at Gideon, Mo., son of the late John Colby and Leona Merle Shaw Jackson, he was a member of Stanfield Missionary Baptist Church at Clarkton, Mo. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a restaurant owner.

On Feb. 15, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Jo Allen Jackson who preceded him in death on Oct. 9, 1974.

Suvivors include a daughter, Joy Wiseman and her husband, David L., of Malden; a son, John Allen Jackson of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Sadie Grimes of St. Louis; two grandchildren, David B. Wiseman of Malden and Carrie Caruso of Godfrey, Ill.; two great-grandchildren, David O Wiseman of Malden and Gavin Caruso of Godfrey.

He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Funeral services are at 3 p.m. today, Sunday, March 3, in the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.

Burial will be in Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.

Frances Labiche

Frances H. Labiche, 61, of LaGrange, Ga., died Wednesday, Feb. 27, at West Georgia Medicat Ct., in LaGrange.

Born April 20, 1940, in Glennonville, Mo., daughter of the late Joseph Gustave and Margaret Eberdhard Hustedde, she was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in LaGrange where she served as communion minister. She was a volunteer-hospice, American Red Cross, Red Cross Community Blood Driver and for St. Peter's Church where she chaired the annual blood drive.

On April 20, 1940, in Glennonville, she married Dr. Henry Labiche, Jr., who survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Henry Labiche III of Fort Campbell, Ky. and Michael Joseph Labiche of Cummings, Ga.; two sisters, Marie NIebur of Belleville, Texas and Margaret Valdez of Allegan, Mich.; a special cousin, Rose Bader of Glennonville and six grandchildren: Heidi, Caleb, Camille, Abigail and Caroline Labiche and Jessica Birkbeck.

Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today, Sunday, March 3, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden where rosary will be recited at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 4, at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Glennonville, with Father Glenn Eftink officiating.

Burial will be in St. Teresa Cemetery at Glennonville.

John Owens, Jr.

John S. Owens, Jr., 87, of Kennett, Mo., and formerly of the Sumach community, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born March 12, 1914, in Kennett, he was the son of the late John S. Owens Sr. and Annie Barham Owens.

On July 3, 1938, he married Lorene Shipman who survives of the home.

Other survivors inlclude a son, Bill Owens, of St. Louis, Mo.; a daughter, Mary Ann Williams of Baxter Springs, Kan.; two half-brothers, Flake L. McHaney of Kennett and Robert H. McHaney of Corpus Christi, Texas; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, March 3, at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. J.C. Joyner officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.

Dora Ozbun

Dora Ozbun, 88, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, at Heritage Residential Center in Kennett.

Born Jan. 2, 1914, in Bell City, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Etheridge and Addie Tanner and Bertha Woods.

In 1928, at Bono, Ark., she married Ollie C. Ozbun who preceded her in death Jan. 14, 1983. She was also preceded in death by a son, Dan Ozbun, a daughter, Babara Moore, four brothrs, John, Cleo, Lloyd and Zannie Woods, a sister, Dovie Woods and two grandchildren, Sandra Ozbun and Michael Moore.

Survivors include five sons: Richard, Don, Cleo and Gene Ozbun all of Senath and Junior Ozbun of Doniphan.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2002, at the First Assembly of God Church in Senath with the Revs. Virgil Weeks and Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery, with grandsons serving as pallbearers.

McDaniel Funeral Service of Senath was in charge of arrangements.

E.L. Rawlings

E.L. Rawlings, 84, of Benton, Ky., died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.

Arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.