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Area deaths

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Lillie M. Brooks

Lillie M. Brooks, 88, of Warrenton, Mo., formerly of Rives, Mo. and Senath, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001, at Jonesburg Missouri Nursing Home.

Born Oct. 18, 1913, in Hollywood, Mo., daughter of the late Elmer and Jane Higginbotham Skelton, she married Clint A. Brooks on Oct. 24, 1931. He preceded her in death Feb. 12, 1978.

Survivors include one son, Wayne Brooks and his wife, Melba, of Wright City, Mo.; one daughter, Doris Raines and her husband, Barney, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and one sister, Rachel Dollens of St. Louis, Mo.

She was preceded in death by one daughter in infancy, Mildred Lavada Brooks; one brother, Lloyd Skelton and one sister, Emma Palmer.

Funeral services were held today, Nov. 8, 2001 at 11 a.m. at the McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Charles James officiating.

Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery in Senath.

Pallbearers were Mark Raines, Mike Raines, Jonathan Scott, Keith Brooks, Ted Westrich and Rob Raines. Charles A. Crawford

Charles A. Crawford, 55, of Wappapello, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at his home.

Born Jan. 15, 1946, in Puxico, son of the late William O. and Leona Clayton Crawford, he lived in the Puxico and Wappapello communities all of his life. He was a carpenter and receiving clerk with Rowe Furniture, a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Poplar Bluff and a member of the Amateur Ham Radio Club.

On Aug. 17, 1965, he married Della Landers Crawford, who survives of the home, in St. Louis, Mo.

Survivors also include one daughter, Lisa Hendry, and husband, Doug, of Wappapello; one grandson, Tyler Ray Hendry of Wappapello; and one brother Bill Crawford, and wife Barbara, of Wappapello.

Visitation will be held today, Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.

Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico with the Rev. Glenn Marshall officiating.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in the Puxico Cemetery. Ethel Crawford

Ethel E. Crawford, 65, of Osceola, Ark., died Tuesday, Nov, 6, 2001 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. 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 today, Thursday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. with Gary Andrews officiating. Burial was in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens in Osceola.

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

Clyde Edwards, 88, of Piedmont, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001 at Clarks Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont.

Born on May 25, 1913 in Hickory Flat, Miss., he was the son of the late William Harvey and Cynthia Ann Hale Edwards.

Survivors include four sons, Marvin Edwards of Lady Lake, Fla., Don Edwards of Piedmont, Jack Edwards of Mooresville, N.C., and Jerry Edwards of Concorde, N.C.; one daughter Rebecca Dinkins of Freeburg, Ill; two sisters Etoyle Gaddis of Kennett and Lucille Sullivan of Hickory Flat; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a spouse, two brothers, Grady and Marvin Edwards, and two sisters Pauline Grasse and Cleo Wimbley.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2001, at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Jewel Hobbs

Jewell Walker Hobbs, 84, of Campbell, Mo. died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

Born on Dec. 24, 1916 in Pollard, Ark., to the late Claud Ellison and Mary Joda Latta Williams, she was the former co-owner of M & J Department Store in Campbell and of Baptist faith. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Campbell Chapter 92 for 24 years, serving as treasurer for several years.

On July 17, 1937 she married Edward Levi (Aleck) Walker in Toledo, Ohio. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1960. She later married Claude Martin Hobbs on Sept. 9, 1968 at Campbell. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1985.

Survivors include one daughter, Suzanne Walker Manship-Francis and husband, Dean, of Harrah, Okla.; three brothers, Lemuel Williams of Biloxi, Miss., Paul Williams of Little Rock, Ark, and Joe Williams of Pittsburg, Penn.; three grandchildren, Alan Walker and William Basil (Bart) Manship and Angela Susan Holt, all of Harrah; and six great-grandchildren, William Basil, Asa Thomas, Alana Suzanne, Tabitha Elizabeth, Joseph Colton Manship, and Alexandria Susan Holt, all of Harrah,

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Jane Walker, three brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9, 2001 at Landess Funeral Chapel in Campbell.

Services will follow at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9, 2001 with the Rev. O.H. Brooks officiating.

Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell.

Memorials may be made to the Campbell Nutrition Center, 519 W. Grand Street, Campbell, Mo. 63933. 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.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Hayti. James Wright

James Wright, 54, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.