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Area Deaths

Friday, November 16, 2001

Bonnie Dawson

Bonnie Mitchell Dawson, 78, of Florissant, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at the Manor Care Nursing Home in Florissant.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Jansson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett. Bertha Floyd

Bertha "Doe" Floyd, 69, of Senath, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001, at her residence.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 16, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Senath Church of Christ with Rev. Dale Rickman and Greg Pollock officiating.

Burial will follow at the Lulu Cemetery in Senath. Bob Grady

Bob "Catfish" Grady, 84, of Cardwell, Mo., died Nov. 10, 2001, at Paragould, Ark.

Born Sept. 4, 1917, in Bertig, Ark., along the St. Francis River, son of the late Edgar Houston and Nettie Mae Sorrell Grady, he lived on a small farm near Cardwell and was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Pacific, Northern Solomons, Marshall Islands, Makin Island, the Gilberts and Hawaii. Mr. Grady was an outstanding Army baseball player, playing for the troopers in Hawaii as a pitcher, an avid hunter, and enjoyed fishing on the St. Francis River and also enjoyed playing checkers.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Watanabe, of Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii; two sons, Dallas Wantanabe, of Kilanea, Hawaii and Russell Grady, of Lihue; one daughter, Loretta Kikumoto, of Kapaa, Hawaii; two sisters, Mary Jane Burrell and Viola Draffen, both of Cardwell; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Larkin and Lois Jackson and Jim Dee Grady.

His ashes were scattered on the St. Francis River. Vera Harper

Vera A. (Toots) Harper, 90, of Qulin, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001, at Three Rivers Healthcare-South Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Sept. 23, 1911, in Dexter, Mo., daughter of the late Hugh and Clara Burr Joins, she was a homemaker, a member of the Osborn General Baptist Church and a member of the Campbell Rebekah Lodge.

On April, 1931, she married Chester Lee Barron Harper, who preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1998.

Survivors include one daughter, Reta Snider and husband, Ed, of Poplar Bluff; two nieces, Janet Morphis and Pat Wheeling, both of Poplar Bluff; one nephew, Carroll Joins of St. Louis, Mo.

She was preceded in death by one brother, David Joins.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 16, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services wil be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Ed Runyon and Mark Book officiating.

Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell. Irene Rose

Irene V. Rose, 84, of Desha, Ark., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Ark.

Born Nov. 1, 1917, in Glennonville, Mo., daughter of the late Riley and Lillie Harper Davis, she was retired from Leicht Electric and a former member of the Airport Baptist Church in Malden.

On May 27, 1933, in Qulin, Mo., she married Clarence Homer Rose, who preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1979.

Survivors include three daughters, Betty Qualls and Joyce Foster and husband, Gerald, all of Malden and Katie Helm and husband, Jack, of Desha; one son, Kenneth Rose and wife, Kathy, of Flippin, Ark.; two brothers, Ralph Davis and wife, Georgia, of Collinsville, Ill. and Arthur Davis and wife, Helen, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; one sister, Laverne Whitehead, of Maryland Heights, Mo.; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Rose, of Salado, Ark.; 19 grandchildren, Wade, Penny and Renie Rose, Carolyn Oakley, Mary Kay Silveria, Jody, Denny and Shannon Stevens, Mike Rose, Kimberley Jackson, Missy Sherberth, Bruce Qualls, Jamie Crutcher, Chris Helm, Kerry, Keith and Kelly Rose, Kristi Hart and Chance Rose; 34 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Billy and Jimmy Rose; four grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Schrader and two brothers, Homer and James Davis.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 16, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Wallace officiating.

John Wells

John Henry "Hank" Wells, 75, of Shafter, Calif., formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, in Bakersfield, Calif.

Born May 19, 1926, in Leachville, Ark., he was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during WWII, a member of the American Legion, a retired heavy equipment operator for Shell CA Production and a member of the Shafter Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife, Olene Wells, of the home; three sons, Terry and Phillip Wells, both of Bakersfield and Brent Wells, of Shafter; two daughters, Janelle Zolman, of Cardwell and Sheila Johnson, of Bakersfield; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bernal Wells, of McEwen, Tenn., Alvin Wells, of Paragould, Ark. and Alfred Wells, of Broken Arrow, Okla. and two sisters, Margaret Noel, of Arnold, Mo. and Mary Stougard, of Molene, Ill.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Friday, Nov. 16, at the Peters Funeral Home in Shafter. A.J. York

A.J. (Andrew) York, 85, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at Three Rivers Healthcare -South Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born May 10, 1916, in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Patterson York, he was a retired tool and die maker.

On Aug. 13, 1937, in Corning, Ark., he married Angeline Vaillancourt, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include four daughters, Barbara Buckland, of Wixom, Mich., Shirley (Mickie) Olampo, of Campbell, Darlean Mather, of Wall Lake, Mich. and Karen Wood and husband, David, of Brownsburg, Ind.; nine grandchildren, Reginald Buckland, Andrew Lewis, Justyne Manning, Robert and Stephen Mather, David and Tony Newman, Stacey Ort and Ryan Wood; 16 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Opal McMunn, of Campbell, Muriel Fugate, of Vale, Ore. and Vernice Eagen, of Seattle, Wash. and one brother, John York, of Eugene, Ore.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Millard, Hobert and Yearst York and one sister, Gladys Hardesty.

No services are planned.

Arrangements by Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.