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Area Deaths

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Patsy Alexander

Patsy June Alexander, 55, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at her residence.

Born July 18, 1946, in Caruthersville, she was the daughter of the late Joe Bacon and Oma Mae McClendon Weddington.

On Sept. 16, 1978, in Caruthersville, she married Paul Charles Alexander, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Terry Lowe and wife, Tina, of Sikeston, Mo. and Larry Lowe, of Caruthersville; two grandchildren, Corey and Tyler Lowe of Sikeston; one brother, Michael Weddington, of Caruthersville and one sister, Judy Maupin, of Wappapello, Mo.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.

Burial was held in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton, Mo.

Pallbearers were Steve Clark, Ray Wilson, Bobby, Johnny and Daniel Figgins and Scott Moore.

Lizzie Buck

Lizzie Belle Buck, 98, of Paragould, Ark., died Monday, February 25, 2002, at the Green Acres Nursing Home in Paragould.

Born April 11, 1903, in Hornersville, Mo., daughter of the late Newt and Callie Harkey Buck, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville, Mo. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Wesley and Edison Buck and one sister, Florence Ridings.

Survivors include two brothers Sylvan "Seb" Buck, of Farmington, Mo., Alvy Buck, of Kennett; two sisters, Gladys Dollins, of Edinburg, Texas and Oleda Brewer, of Paragould.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 28, at the First Baptist Church in Hornersville, Mo. with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial was in the Horner Cemetery at Hornersville.

Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home of Hornersville was in charge of arrangements.

Dora Ozbun

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

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.

Florine Swain

Florine Swain, 76, of Senath, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at her residence.

Born June 17, 1925, in Senath, daughter of the late Freddie and Beulah Reeves Doherty, she was a member of the Senath Church of Christ.

On Nov. 2, 1941, in Senath, she married Lee Swain, Jr. who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Carl Doherty and three grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry Doherty and wife, Floy, of St. Louis, Mo., Darrell Swain, of Senath and Terry Swain, and wife, Betty Ann, of Shreveport, La.; four daughters, Peggy George and husband, Richard, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., Jerris Meredith and husband, Lee, of Senath, Mary Smotherman and husband, Faron, of Paragould, Ark. and Diana Joyner and husband, Steve, of Grayson, La.; one brother, Jerry Doherty, of St. Louis; one sister, Jessie Muriel Crum, of Arbyrd, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great- grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Church of Christ in Senath with Greg Pollock officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Kyle and Larry Gramling, Steven Murry, Brandon Swain, Freddie and David Doherty, Chip Meredith and Ken Oliver.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements.