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Area Deaths

Friday, November 9, 2001

Ethel Crawford

Ethel E. Crawford, 65, of Osceola, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Born June 16, 1936, daughter of the late Leslie and Edith Rudd Hammett, she was a bank teller and of Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Crawford of the home; one son, Scott Crawford of Paragould, Ark; two daughters, Cheryl McAnnally, of Turrell, Ark and Nancy Rapert, of Osceola; and three grandchildren.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Mississippi County Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Gary Andrews officiating.

Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola was in charge of the arrangements.

Gladys Freeman

Gladys Freeman, 94, of Kennett, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born March 5, 1907, in Ottumwa, Kan., she was the daughter of the late William Elzie and Permelia Peek Freeman.

Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Stubbs, of Canada and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with James Powell officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers were Adam Nichols, Kevin Rhew, Joseph Stokely, Michael Turnbow, Glenn White and Danny Rhew.

Lucy Williams-Smith

Lucy Mae Wiliams-Smith, 68, of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Sept. 10, 1933, in Sunflower, Miss., daughter of the late Robert Lee and Willie Mae Crawford Johnson, she was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Hayti.

In Aug. 1950, she married Eddie Lee Williams, Sr., in Elnora, Miss., who preceded her in death in 1971. She later married Thomas Smith, who also preceded her in death.

Survivors include four sons, Leroy Williams, of Malden, Mo., Willie Charles Williams, of Killeen, Texas, Steven Williams, of Lilbourn, Mo. and Eddie Lee Williams, Jr., of Homestown, Mo.; eight daughters, Doris Jean Booth, Carolyn Marie Hill and Rosetta Williams, all of Kansas City, Mo., Jeanette Feltus, Brenda Thompson and Olvdean Williams, all of Hayti, Linda Banks, of Fort Hood, Texas and Deborah Borders, of Blytheville, Ark.; two sisters, Gladys Maelin and Bessie Reed, both of Memphis, Tenn.; three brothers, Robert Lee Johnson, Jr., of Memphis, Jammy Lee Johnson, of Witcha, Kan. and Charlie C. Johnson, of Okalona, Miss.; 38 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 9, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Hayti.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Hayti with the Rev. T.L. Jefferson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hayti.

Pallbearers were Jason, Jeffery and Jamie Burdin and Kareem, Cornelius and Maurice Williams.

Dewey Treece

Dewey Treece. 79, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at Auburn Hills Nursing Home in Mountain Home.

Visitation will be held at 7 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 9, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home in Hayti.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home Chapel with John Mark Wilson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville, Mo.

Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth Wilson, 97, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2001, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath.

Burial will follow at the McGrew Cemetery in Senath.

James Wright

James Allen "Tap" Wright, 54, of Matthews, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

Born April 4, 1947, in Kilmichael, Miss., he was the son of the late Issiah and Della Love Wright.

urvivors include one brother, L.C. Wright, of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Norma Wright, of Malden, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 9, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Elder O.C. Cooper officiating.

Burial will follow at the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden.