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Area Deaths

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Adlean Bristow

Adlean Beatrice Bristow, 76, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born March 18, 1925, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of the late Artie Berry and Rosie Ellen White Gray, she was of the General Baptist Faith.

On July 9, 1945, in Holly Springs, Miss., she married John W. "Bill" Bristow, who preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1986. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Agnes Ellsworth, Rachel Gentry and Naomi Grey and one brother, Jack Dempsey Gray.

Survivors include two sons, Johnnie Bristow, of Bernie, Mo. and Bobby Bristow, of Malden; one daughter, Karen Lacewell, of Jackson, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Johnna Barnes, Stephanie and Courtney Bristow, Megan Campbell and Jeremy Lacewell, all of Malden, Brant Bristow, of Parma, Mo., Brandon Bristow, of Bernie and Kari Lacewell, of Jackson and three great-grandchildren, Alexis Campbell and Devin Barnes, both of Malden and Gavin Bristow, of Parma.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 27, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Scott Miller officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden. Norman Counts

Norman Counts, 69, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born April 22, 1932, in Success, Ark., son of the late William Riley and Effie Mae Hart Counts, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War, a radio/television repairman and of the Baptist faith.

In 1953, he married Lucy Mae Pulliam, who preceded him in death on Sept. 16, 1986. He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters, Willie, Sylvan, Floyd, Emery, Lilly, Clayton (Howard) and Jack and one brother and one sister who died in infancy.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Smith, of Doniphan, Mo.; four sons, Tom Counts, of Caruthersville, Mo., John Counts, of Fenton, Mo., Paul Counts, of Bragg City, Mo. and James Counts, of Campbell, Mo.; one brother, Leamon Counts, of St. Ann, Mo.; one sister, Flossie Schneider, of Campbell; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 27, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Clarkton.

Iva Culbertson

Iva Jean Culbertson, 78, of Kennett, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, at Three Rivers HealthCare-North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Nov. 29, 1923, in Wooster, Ark., daughter of the late H.A. and Gladys Lea, she attended the Slicer Street Church of Christ and worked at Ely Walker Shirt Factory until closing of the factory.

She married Macon Culbertson, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Jerry Culbertson and wife, Kathy, of Gainesville, Fla.; two grandchildren, Joshua Culbertson and wife, Jennifer, of Birmingham, Ala. and Sarah Culbertson, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; one brother, Dewitt Lea, of Louisiana and one sister, Tressie Avra, of Vilonia, Ark.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 27, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Culbertson and Spencer Furby officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Larry McDowell, Ron McNew, Joe Slicer, Jeff Bridges, Keith Jones and Alvin Haywood.

Honorary pallbearers were J.R. Little, Jesse James, Mike Clevenger, Frank Farless, Frank Stuart, Charles Archer, Bob Holder, Leonard Boggs, Russ Burcham, Henry Deeter, Larry Metheny, Gaylon Mullins, Dennis Robertson, James Brice, Britt Burcham, Tim Caldwell, Gerald Caraway, Floyd Coffer, Rick Gore, Scott Miskelly, David Smith, Tracy Smith and Don Ward.

J.C. Hampton

J.C. Hampton, 65, of Qulin, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at Three Rivers HealthCare-South Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Sept. 9, 1936, in Ben Lomond, Ark., son of Margaret Hamilton Hampton, of Qulin and the late Charlie Hampton, he was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist faith.

On Nov, 7, 1962, in Piggott, Ark., he married Linda Foster, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Bobby Gene Hampton, of Qulin; one daughter, Lisa Hampton, of Qulin and two sisters, Dorothy Kinney and Wilma Daniels, both of Qulin.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Gertie Neimeyer and one son Danny Joe Hampton.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Carolla Cemetery in Qulin.

Rosemary Huddleston

Rosemary Huddleston, 68, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Gary Gilsinger and Bill Orr officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Gene Murphy

Hollis Eugene "Gene" Murphy, 58, of Gideon, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Born Aug. 29, 1943, in Marston, Mo., he was a member of Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden, Mo. and owner/operator of Murphy Roofing Company.

On Oct. 24, 1962, in Gideon, he married Peggy Walker.

Survivors include one son, David Murphy, of Bardwell, Ky.; one daughter, Rebecca Nowell, of Portageville, Mo.; one step-daughter, Tracy Johnson, of Malden; four brothers, Charles Murphy and wife, Patricia, of Chesterfield, Mo., Edward Murphy and wife, Robin, of Malden, Gerald Murphy and wife, Elizabeth, of Marion, Ill. and Ray Murphy and wife, Carol, of Clarkton, Mo.; one sister, Judy Davis and husband, James, of St. Peters, Mo. and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Patricia Stephens and one brother, Joe Murphy.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 27, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.

Burial was in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.

Pansy Reese

Pansy "Pat" Mae Reese, 76, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at her residence.

Born March 20, 1925, in Parma, Mo., daughter of the late henry Ray and Berna Ethel Reeves Miskell, she was a member of the Kimball Baptist Church in Malden and owner/operator of Pat's Daycare Center in Malden.

She married George Crafton, who preceded her in death and later married Lloyd Rubel, who also preceded her in death. On June 15, 1991, in Malden, she married Rev. Vernon Reese, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, George Dennis Crafton, of Medford, NJ.; three grandchildren, Vicki Marrone, of Princeton, NJ., Denise Lynn Stevens, of Atlantic, NJ. and Daniel Crafton, of Medford; two great-grandchildren, Ashley Stevens and Conner Marrone; six step-children, Marvin L. Reese, of St. Louis, Mo., Verlin A. Reese, of Joplin, Mo., Barbara Kendrick, of Eldon, Mo., Verna Dean Strong, of Pacific, Mo., Faye Powell, of Maumelle, Ark. and Kaye Duck, of Fallbrook, Calif.; one sister, Daisy Schaeffer, of Dexter, Mo. and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a step-son, Marlin Reese and several brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gene Lancaster officiating.

Burial will follow at the Bernie Cemetery in Bernie, Mo.

Helen Winkle Helen Winkle, 88, of Senath, Mo., died today, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001, at Hornersville, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath.