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Area Deaths

Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Ruby Bailey

Ruby Bailey, 99, of Clakton, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

Born Feb. 18, 1903, in Clarkton, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Mary Susan O'hara Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church in Clarkton.

On Jan. 17, 1925, in Holcomb, Mo., she married Lester Odell Bailey, who preceded her in death on July 15, 1932. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Louise James and Mary Isaacs; two brothers and one sister.

Survivors include one son, Luther Odell Bailey of Memphis, Tenn.; one daughter, Ola Sharp and husband, Charles, of Schertz, Texas; two sisters; Hazel Evans, of Piggott, Ark. and Grace Lee, of Campbell, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Clarkton.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, Mo. with the Rev. Susan Marner-Sides officiating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.

Amy Carter

Amy Iva Lee Carter, 83, of Cardwell, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Daughter of the late Jim and Amy Bell Burcham, she was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Paul A. Carter, of Cardwell; one son, Paul Wayne Carter and wife, Annette, of Cardwell; one granddaughter, Phyllis Rogers, of Searcy, Ark.; two great-grandchildren, Nathan and Claire Rogers; one brother, Dr. James Russell Burcham, of Kennett.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Irena Summitt, Connie Florence and Viola Burcham.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville, Ark.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel with Mr. David Flannery officiating.

Burial will follow at the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Bob Peel, Gregg McGrew, Cliff Cupp, Bret Rogers, Don Noblin and Norman James.

Edwin Cope

Edwin Glass Cope, 87, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at the Mineral Area Medical Center in Farmington.

Born Nov. 23, 1914, in Hornersville, Mo., son of the late Edwin Grey and Harriet Jane Glass Cope, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in WWII.

On Dec. 22, 1940, he married Aletrus Rauls, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Anne Hart and husband, Jim, of Farmington; one sister, Mary Kennett, of Hornersville and two grandchildren, Lynne Grey and Anne Elizabeth Hart, both of St. Louis, Mo.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Hornersville with Rev. Mike Hargraves officiating.

Burial was in the Horner Cemetery in Hornersville.

Pallbearers were David Don Pierce, John L. Edmonston, Justin Edmonston, Aaron Edmonston, Mark Moore and Tim Waggoner.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements. Eddie Dyson Eddie Dyson, 82, of Kennett, Mo., formerly of Covert, Mich., died Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at his home. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Covert and Mount Sinai Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff Mo.

Dyson was a Mason and an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Genevieve Dyson of the home; two sons, the Rev. Albert Williams of Kennett and Matthew Davis of Chicago; two daughters, Ella Harrington of Covert and Mrs. Archie Wallace of Clarksdale, Miss.; a stepdaughter, Turnetta Danzey Smith of Chicago; and a host of grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Mount Sinai Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Covert.

Collins Chapel Mortuary Inc. of Blytheville is in charge of arrangements.