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Area Deaths

Sunday, January 13, 2002

Ivel Matney

Ivel Matney, 90, of Arbyrd, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation is begins at 6 p.m. today, Sunday, Jan. 13, in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the McDaniel Chapel with the Rev. Vernon Purser officiating.

Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery at Paragould, Ark.

Barney Miller

Barney Miller, 81, of Dexter, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at his home.

Born July 14, 1920, at Lutesville, Mo., son of the late Robert Emmett and Elizabeth Trotter Miller, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter, former owner and publisher of the Daily Statesman in Dexter, a member of the Missouri Press Association, past president of Southeast Missouri Press Association, a 1998 inductee in the Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame, a member of the Dexter Kiwanis Club, past president of Dexter Chamber of Commerce, former Elks Citizen of the Year, former member of Dexter Zoning Commission, former Dexter Library Board member and a volunteer literacy tutor at Mingo Job Corps.

On June 6, 1942, at Rolla, Mo. he married Marie Braidlow who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one son, John Miller; three brothers, Paul, Richard and Arthur Trotter and a sister, Rebeccah Erickson.

Survivors include two sons, Thomas Miller of Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and Joe Miller of Jonesboro, Ill; one daughter, Annabeth Miller of Dexter, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation is today, Sunday, Jan. 13, from 5 p.m.. to 8 p.m. at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the First United Methodist Church in Dexter wit the Rev. Fred Leist officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.

Dorothy Sanders

Dorothy Marie Sanders, 86, of Mountain View, Ark., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at Stone County Skilled Nursing Center in Mountain View.

Born Nov. 2, 1915, in Rector, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Jessie C. and Bertha Yates Walker.

She married Albert Sanders who preceded her in death in June 1980.

Survivors include two sons, Billy H. Sanders and his wife, Gerrie, of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jimmie Sanders and his wife, Wanda, of Mountain View; one daughter, Sandra Peck and her husband, John, of LaLeer, Mich.; seven grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Johnny Calvin Sanders.

Funeral services were 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath with the Rev. Derek Combs officiating.

Burial was in Cardwell Cemetery at Cardwell.

Family members served as pallbearers: Paul Szewczyk, Michael McCarthy, Neal Sanders, Tony Shoemaker, Jerry Baugh and Aaron Sanders.

James Sexton

James Kent Sexton, 60, of Kennett, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at his residence.

Visitation is today, Sunday, Jan. 13, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett.

Graveside services are at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

A memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the First Presbyterian Church in Kennett with the Rev. Gary Mayes officiating.

Queen Townsend

Queen Townsend, 88, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark.

Born Dec. 4, 1913, in White County, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Marion and Daisy Gilliam Ross.

Survivors include five sons, Jimmy Townsend and Lee Jameson, both of Paragould, George Jameson of Arbyrd, John Jameson of Cabot, Ark., and Jack Richardson of Davis, Ill.; one daughter, Earline M. O'Dell of Senath; a brother, Dan Ross of Kensett, Ark.; a sister, Josephine Davie of Griffithville, Ark.; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and 11 great-great step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sons, a brother, two sisters and a grandchild.

Jerry Lee Wallace

Jerry Lee Wallace, 57, of Dickson, Tenn., died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at the Veterans Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Wallace of the home; a son Brett Wallace of Columbus, Ohio; three daughters, Michelle White and Tricia and Tara Wallace, all of Columbus, a brother Henry "Curtis" Wallace of Frederick, Md.; a sister, Shelby Rebstock of Kennett and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be today, Sunday, Jan. 13, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Dickson Funeral Home Chapel in Dickson.

Funeral services will be Monday, Jan., in the First Baptist Church of Dickson with Dr. Jim Chatham officiating.

Burial will be in the Veterans Cemetery.