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Area Deaths

Sunday, February 24, 2002

William Boner

William Boner, 87, of Malden, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 22, at Missouri Southern Hospital in Dexter, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Landess Funeral Home of Malden.

Walker Boyd Jr.

Walker Turner Boyd Jr., 79. of Ferguson, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, in Ferguson.

Born Feb. 20, 1923, in Detroit, Mich., son of the late Walker R. Boyd and Leona E. Cutliph Boyd Milam, he was a retired baker with the White Castle system and attended the Church of God. He was also a member of Promise Keepers and Pemiscot County American Legion Post 88.

He married Lillian W. Blankinship who survives.

Other survivors include seven children: Monika Lovera, Nancy and her husband, Rev. Jon Ewers, Susan Lowry and her husband, Herman, Katherine Hudson and her husband, Wallace, Rebecca Harwick and her husband, Donald, Linda Shell and Margaret Peterson and her husband, Jeff; 20 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Renate Proulx; a sister, Margaret E. Halter and a brother, Charles H. Boyd.

Visitation is today, Sunday, Feb. 24, from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons, in St. Louis.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Feb 25, at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons with the Rev. Ben Jordan officiating.

Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Childrens Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.

Area Deaths

2002-02-22

DDD

400

James Greer

James Lee Greer, 56, of Parma, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.

Born Nov. 12, 1945, in Sunflower County, Miss., he was the son of Lillie Mae McCan Greer Wright, of Parma and the late Willie Morris Greer.

Survivors also include one daughter, Cynthia Denise Thatch, of Champaign, Ill.; five brothers, Sidney Gaines and wife, Dorothy and Edward Wright and wife, Patricia, all of Burlington, Ia., Davie Wright Sr. and wife, Alleane, of Port Huron, Mich., Willie Wright, of Parma and Tommie Wright and wife, Miriam, of Oceanside, Calif.; three sisters, Lillie B. Gaines and Jewel Wright, both of Parma and Mable and Eugene Jackson, of Burlington; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Jack Wrinkle officiating.

Burial will follow at the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden.

Charles Hughes

Charles William Hughes, 80, of Cardwell, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at his residence.

Born Sept. 27, 1921, in Ripley, Tenn., he was the son of the late Rev. William Eural and Sue Griggs Hughes.

On Oct. 18, 1943, in Paragould, Ark., he married Mary Denton, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, William Eugene Hughes, of Hot Springs, Ark.; three daughters, Mary Patricia Stock, of Olive Branch, Miss., Ina Hughes, of Cardwell and Deborah Jenkins, of Paragould; one sister, Laverne Thorn, of Southaven, Miss.; eight grandchildren and three great-gandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, and two sisters, Elizabeth Koonce and Francis Holland.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the Trinity Community Church in Cardwell with the Revs. Tim Porter and Kevin Knox officiating.

Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Gordon and Travis Jenkins, Robert Terry, Phillip Miller, Jerry Bishop and John Stock.

Honorary pallbearers were J.R. Marrett and Chris Traywick.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath, Mo., was in charge of arrangements.

Audrey Johnston

Audrey Johnston, 100, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at Northwest Health Center in Fayetteville.

Born Dec. 13, 1901, in Brookland, Ark., daughter of the late Thomas W. and Sarah Lanston Phelps, she was a homemaker and a member of the Brookland United Methodist Church.

On April 11, 1919, in Brookland, she married Robert W. Johnston, who preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 1968. She was also preceded in death by one son, Gerald T. Johnston.

Survivors include two sons, Robert P. Johnston and wife, Eileen, of Brookland and James L. Johnston and wife, Janet, of Casa Grande, Ariz.; one daughter, Cornelia Barnett, of Kennett; two sisters, Mildred Phelps Willett, of Jonesboro, Ark. and Mary D. Phelps, of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren, Phillip and David Johnston, Penny Johnston Nill, Robert P. Johnston, Jr., Alvin and James L. Johnston, Jr., Marsha Crigler Beard and Kent Crigler and 13 great-grandchildren, Sarah, Eric, Jeffrey and Roger Johnston, Jeffrey Nill, Robert and Sam Beard, Mark, Brian, Tanner, Logan, Chad and Eric Crigler and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Pine Log United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Pine Log United Methodist Church with Elder G.W. Endicott officiating.

Burial will follow at the Pine Log Cemetery near Brookland.

Gregg Funeral Home of Monette, Ark. was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be to the Brookland United Methodist Church.

Lawrence Maroney

Lawrence Austin "Cotton" Maroney, 70, of Hayti, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Memphis, Tenn.

Born Feb. 6, 1932, in Hayti, son of the late Jesse and Amenda Bradshaw Maroney, he was a dispatcher for Pemiscot Dunklin Electric.

On Feb. 7, 1970, in Hayti, he married Carolyn Hundhausen, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include three children, Brenda Riggs and husband, Kenneth, of Poughkeepsie, Ark. and Larry and Angie Maroney, both of Hayti; one step-daughter, Stephanie Doyle and husband, Dennis, of Cedar Rapids, Ia; one brother, Willard Maroney and wife, Marie, of Paragould, Ark.; one sister, Retha Reece, of Clinton, Ark.; one sister-in-law, Enela Maroney, of Wardell, Mo.; one aunt, Faye Tilmon, of Olive Branch, Miss.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jacquelyn and one brother, Charles Maroney.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Brother Griff Walker and Brother Charles Callens officiating.

Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were Tracy Smith, Ray Van Carver, Tommie Smith, Jim Pelts, Charles Crawford and Jim Davis.

Honorary pallbearers were Bob Bolding, Dub Ratliff, Doug Bowling, Jim Smotherman, James Cummings, Shirrel Floyd, Coy DePew, Woodrow Parrish, Cremer Jackson and Herbert Hankins.

Lawrence Reagan

Lawrence Reagan, 88, of Steele, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Steele.

Jody Stratton

Jody L. Stratton, 84, of Kennett, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at National Health Care in Kennett.

Born Aug. 16, 1917, in Leachville, Ark., son of Charlie and Josephine Bride Stratton, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in WWII.

On July 6, 1946, in Clay County Ark., he married Bertha Lavern Shearer, who preceded him in death on December 30, 2000. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Jewel Black.

Survivors include one son, Bob Stratton and wife, Jan, of Heber Springs, Ark.; one daughter, Joann Ellet and husband, Jim, of Marion, Ind.; one brother, Homer Stratton, of Senath, Mo.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Lawrence Thornton

Lawrence V. Thornton, 64, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born June 20, 1937, at Oran, Mo., son of the late Jonas Thornton and Idell Lewis Thornton, he was a farmer and a member of the Mount Calvary Church in Parma, Mo.

Survivors include six daughters, Barbara Johnson, Cynthia Tillman and Leslie Johnson all of Parma, Mo., Loretta Thornton of Lilbourn, Mo., April Thornton and Brandy Thornton, both of Sikeston, Mo.; two brothers, Albert Thornton of Sikeston, Charles Thornton of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four sisters, Lillie Bell Patton and Louise Davis both of Portageville, Mo., Marie Smith of Poplar Bluff, and Areatha Miller of Parma; 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Regina Williams; three bothers and one sister.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Floyd Wade officiating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo.

Robin Winkle

Robin Michelle Pate Winkle, 36, of Hornersville, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at her residence.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Hornersville Baptist Church with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial will follow at the Cardwell Cemetery.