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Area Deaths

Tuesday, February 26, 2002

Ruby Bailey

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

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden. Harold Barnett

Harold W. Barnett, 85, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at the St. Luke's West Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo.

Born July 7, 1916, in Baldwyn, Miss., son of the late John and Lula Rivers Barnett, he was a welder and machinist and owner of Barnett Head & Block in Carutherville. He was a founding member of the Men's Prayer Breakfast, a former Kiwanian, State Advisory Board Member of the Church of the Nazarene, a Lay Minister, formerly pitched in the St. Louis Browns Farm System, and a member of the Church of the Nazarene.

On April 26, 1939, in Electric Mills, Miss., he married Joy Ann Morris, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Joy Barnett, of Caruthersville; two sons, John Barnett, of Caruthersville, Mike Barnett of Malden, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, Kristy, Carla, Stephanie, Kara, Tiffany, Cindy, Jon, Jennifer, Matt, Brad, and Lisa; nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, Estelee Carnathan and Bobbie Nell Blue of Birmingham, Ala., Johnnie Faye Sweeney, of Channel View, Texas., and Tressie Thigpen, of Mobile, Ala.

He was preceded in death by one son, James Larry Barnett; one brother, Cliff Barnett; and one sister, Myrt Goodwin.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Nazarene Church with Revs. Elmer J. Bruton, Billy H. Grigory and Greg Watkins officiating.

Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Robert Ward, Earl Curtis, Michael David Reno, Bobby Ayers, Bill Quinn and Fearl Faulkner.

The H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of the arrangements.

Lizzie Buck

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

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Bradshaw-Emerson Funeral Home in Hornersville, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Hornersville Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial will follow at the Horner Cemetery in Hornersville, Mo. Goldie Borcherts

Goldie H. Borcherts, 84, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Sunday, February 24, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath, Mo.

Born November 1, 1917, in Bucoda, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Alva Rush and Maggie Mae Yow Higgins.

On Jan. 4, 1958, she married Bassel "Dutch" Borcherts, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Peggy Taylor Carnes of St. Louis, Mo.; two grandchildren, Karen Diane Wagner and Katrina Marie Carnes.

She was preceded in death by five brother, Amos, Alvy Jay, Norman, Roy, and Hub Higgins; two sisters, May and Mathel.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Arbyrd First Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Cureton officiating.

Burial was in the McGrew Cemetery at Senath, Mo.

Pallbearers were Neal Smith, Dwayne Petty, Welton Huggins, Rufus Brown, Ken Sikes and Max Higgins.

McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd is in charge of arrangements.

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.

Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Hornersville, Mo.

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

Burial will follow at the Horner Cemetery in Hornersville. Glenna Donaldson

Glenna Naomi Donaldson, 74, of Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.

Born May 19, 1927, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of the late Clarence and Bernice JamesGurlen. She was also preceded in death by her husband James Donaldson.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Donaldson of Hayti, Thomas Donaldson of St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers, James Gurlen of Tallahassee, Fla.., Mike Gurlen of Ft. Smith, Ark. and four grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Fuenral Home in Hayti.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Olean Holcomb

Olean Holcomb, 75, of Cardwell, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at her residence.

Born December 25, 1926, in Cardwell, daughter of the late Ritchard Lee and Esther Hart Cato, she was a former employee of Ely & Walker Shirt Factory and a member of Forest Grove Baptist Church.

She married Robert Lee "R.L." Holcomb, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Dr. Bill R. Cato; two sisters, Daisy Cato and Ella "Tobe" Cato-Jarrett and one stepson.

Survivors include two daughters, Janelle Wells Zoleman and Michelle Hall and husband, Ray, of Cardwell; one brother, Charles "Poss" Cato and wife, Shirley, of Monette, Ark.; four grandsons, Ritchard Zolman, Justin, Dylan, and Andrew Hall; three granddaughters, Sherry Zolman-McClelland, Lea Sessums and Whitney Hall; one great-grandson, Chase McClelland; two great-granddaughters, Megan and Jordan Zolmam; three stepdaughters; five step grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould, Ark.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Forest Grove Baptist Church in Riverside, Mo., with Kenneth Hargrave officiating.

Burial will follow at the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Kelly Cato, Earl, Ronald and Lyman Zolman, Dickie Bill and Byron Cato.

Guye Shields

Reverend Guye Shields, 89, of Kennett, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at National Health Care in Kennett.

Born Aug. 10, 1912, in Mt. Grove, Mo., he was the son of the late William E. and Nora Pease Sheilds.

On Nov. 20, 1934, in Caruthersville, Mo., he married Daisy L. Hamlett, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Don Shields and wife, Euvilla, of Wright City, Mo.; one daughter, Ramah Shields George and husband, W.E., of Kennett; one brother, Eugene Shields of Exeter, Calif.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Wayne Bowman, Carlton Johnson and Zack Parr officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Doyne Shelton, Gary Wilburn, Jim Shipman, Darrell Moody, Ronnie McElwrath and Randy Wilburn.

Florine Swain

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

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath, Mo.

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

Burial will follow at the Senath Cemetery.

Martha Williams

Martha Ann Pullum Williams, 90, of Liberty, Texas., formerly of Malden, Mo. and Dexter, Mo., died on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at the Liberty-Dayton Hospital in Liberty.

Born August 28, 1911, in Essex, Mo., daughter of the late Herbert and Serena McCoy Pullum.

Survivors include two sons, Cletus Ray Parris of Cleveland, Texas. and Billy Joe Pope of Festus, Mo.; three daughters, Evelyn Jane Moore of Liberty, Shirley Maxine Fadler of Barnhart, Mo and Delores Ann Corlew of Clarkton, Mo.; three brothers, Lloyd Pullum of Dexter, Floyd Pullum of Malden and Leo Pullum of Essex, Mo.; one sister, Dorothy Wilson of Overland, Mo.; 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, 22 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Kay Parris; two sisters, Virgie Qualls and Pearl Knupp and two brothers, Andrew "Bud" and Bill Pullum.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Dexter, Mo., with Rev. Doyle Corlew officiating.

Burial was in the Essex Cemetery.