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Area Deaths

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Wayne Brooks

Wayne C. Brooks, 81, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Poplar Bluff, Mo. and Kennett, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Born Feb. 12, 1921, in Alton, he was a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. In 1972 he was appointed Captain of the Troop E Division in Poplar Bluff and in 1980 he was appointed Deputy Marshall for the Missouri Court of Appeals, retiring in 1997. He was of the Methodist faith and a Mason.

On Feb. 15, 1948, in Hayti, Mo., he married Colleen E. Thompson, who preceded him in death on Jan. 8, 1996.

Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Ann Hale, of Jonesboro and one grandchild.

Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Cotrell Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Cotrell Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum in Poplar Bluff.

Helen Cuff

Helen Cuff, 93, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dale Rickman and Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Mickey Cullum

Michael Calvin "Mickey" Cullum, 53, of Fort Pierce, Fla., died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Fort Pierce.

Born Sept. 27, 1948, in St. Louis, Mo., son of "Cude" and Joyce Cullum, of Bernie, Mo., he was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam and was self-employed in home improvements.

Survivors also include his wife, Karen Davis Cullum, of Fort Pierce; one daughter, Michelle L. Cullum, of Fort Pierce; one brother, Chuck Cullum, of Fort Pierce; one sister, Connie Dotten, of Key Largo, Fla. and one aunt, Ocie Marie Smith, of Kennett.

Memorial services were held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Yates Funeral Home in Fort Pierce with the Rev. Claude Wooten officiating.

Jody Stratton

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

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Mattie Tomlinson

Mattie Mae Tomlinson, 82, of Steele, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born June 13, 1919, in Holland, Mo., daughter of the late Harvey and Lula Frances Buttery Duvall, she was a retired cook and a member of the Steele Assembly of God Church.

She married James H. Tomlinson, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Betty Ann Tomlinson and Barbara Hedge; one son, James "Pete" Tomlinson; two brothers, Marshall and Louis Ray Duvall and two sisters, Volene Johnson and Phoebe Spears.

Survivors include three sons, Donald Tomlinson, of El Dorado, Ark., Hoyt Tomlinson, of Lutcher, La. and Bobby Tomlinson, of Kennett; two daughters, Joyce Patterson, of Deering, Mo. and Judy Smith, of Jonesboro, Ark.; one grandson, Michael Tomlinson, of the home; 21 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Steele.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Glyn Davis and John Badgley officiating.

Burial will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Steele.

"Red" Vincent

"Red" Bob Vincent, 73, of Campbell, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at the St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.

Joan Williams

Joan Williams, 68, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at the St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Born Oct. 18, 1933, in Holland, Mo., daughter of the late John S. and Melba Workman Azbill, she was a member of the Malden Church of Christ and Order of Eastern Star Chapter No.141 in Malden.

On Aug. 20, 1949, in Piggott, Ark., she married Robert Williams, who preceded her on death on Sept. 6, 1995.

Survivors include one son, Bob Williams and wife, Cathy, of Malden; two daughters, Melissa Shoemate and husband, Guy, of Malden and Michelle Mansfield and husband, Joe, of Jonesboro; seven grandchildren, Robert Stacy Williams, of Jackson, Mo., Jeffrey Scott Uthoff, of Arkansas, Michele Parker, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Jennifer Peck and Johnna Shoemate, both of Malden and Victoria and Elizabeth Mansfield, both of Jonesboro and four great-grandchildren, Rachel Williams, of Jackson, Nicholas Holt and Courtney Peck, both of Malden and Tori Parker, of Poplar Bluff.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gene Lancaster and David McElwain officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.