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Area Deaths

Thursday, February 7, 2002

Doris Bearden

Doris Bearden, 82, of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Home.

Born Nov. 11, 1919, in West Plains, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Ernest Henry and Mattie Ann Long Williams.

On Dec. 24, 1938, in Kennett, Mo., she married Ivy Bearden, who preceded her in death on July 19, 1999. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Don and Luther Bearden and four sisters, Marie Whitehead, Ruby Reynolds, Virginia Moody and Shirley Hartwick.

Survivors include two grandsons, Tim and Steve Bearden, both of Jonesboro, Ark.; one daughter-in-law, Cynda Bearden, of Senath and one sister, Mary Alice Dempsey, of Webster Grove, Mo.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Senath Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Pallbearers were Tim and Steve Bearden, Homer and Gene Whitehead and Steve and Jimmy Don Odle.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements.

Esta Crites

Esta Lee Crites, 85, of Kennett, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at her residence.

Born Jan. 16, 1917, in Caruth, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Boss and Lucinda Whitley Felker.

She married George Edward Crites, who preceded her in death on Oct. 29, 1968. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Russell and Dick Felker and five sisters, Marjorie Caudle, Nola Grindstaff, Oleen Grimes, Pearl Braden and Eunice Crites.

Survivors include one son, Edd Cites and wife, Joan, of Farmington, Mo.; one brother, E.H. "Tut" Felker, of Caruth and one grandchild, Cindi Weiss and husband, Zach, of Kenosha, Wis.

Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Gary Mayes officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.

Coena Dambach

Coena Dambach, 80, of Malden, Mo., died today, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

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

Mearl Dean

Mearl Dean, 89, of Cardwell, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at his residence.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Thusday, Feb. 7, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Arbyrd Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doug Clinton officiating.

Burial will follow at the Cardwell Cemetery.

Michael Haynes

Michael Haynes, 43, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at Weatherford, Texas.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Avants officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Blanche Hefner

Blanche Hefner, 85, of Qulin, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Three Rivers Healthcare South in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

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