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Area Deaths

Tuesday, November 6, 2001

Lillie Brooks

Lillie Brooks, 88, of Warrrenton, Mo., formerly of Hornersville, Mo., died today, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001, at the Jonesburg Missouri Nursing Home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Clyde Edwards

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

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of kennett. Gladys Freeman

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

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

Funeral services will be 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. Melissa Ann-Marie Gallet Adam Levi Gallet

Infant twins Melissa Ann-Marie and Adam Levi Gallet, of Oswego, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, shortly after birth at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Ill.

Survivors include their parents, Glenn S. and Angela G. Kilbreth Gallet; one brother, Tyler D. Finnell; maternal grandmother, Donna M. Kilbreth, of DeKalb, Ill; maternal great-grandfather, George K. Ewing, of Lee, Ill. and paternal grandfather, Arthur C. Gallet, of Mountain Home, Ark.

They were preceded in death by their maternal grandfather, Donald G. Kilbreth; maternal great-grandmother, Viola Ewing; maternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Les Kilbreth, paternal grandmother, Marie A. Gallet and paternal grandmother, Elsie Mattea.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the McKeown-Dunn Funeral Home in Oswego, Ill.

Memorials may be directed to either Association for Death Education and Counseling, 342 N. Main St., Hartford, Conn. 06117-2507 or The Compassionate Friends, P.O. Box 3696, Oak Brook, Ill. 60522-3696. Floyd Jaco

Floyd Delano Jaco, 57, of St. James, formerly of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Hornersville, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.

Born Jan. 2, 1944, in Hornersville, son of George Thomas and Georgia Annalee Fleeman Jaco, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a member of the Hornersville Baptist Church and he received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include five sisters, Roberta Freeman, of Kennett, Dorotha Keating, of Hornersville, Shirley Branum and Rebecca Sessums, both of Arbyrd, Mo. and Barbara Davis, of Lake Ozark.

He was preceded in death by one brother, George Wiley Jaco.

Graveside services, with military honors, will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, at Horner Cemetery in Hornersville with the Rev. Kevin Knox officiating.

Rekus Funeral Home of Eldon, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Fish Volunteer Services. Johnny Rudd

Johnny Allen Rudd, 42, of Kennett, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born April 12, 1959, in Kennett, son of Helen Cooper Moore and the late Carl Eugene Rudd, he was an electrician.

Survivors include his mother, Helen Moore and husband, Gerald, of Almo, Ky.; one son, Johnny Allen Rudd, Jr., of Kennett; one daughter, Jennifer Beth Rudd, of Kennett; his grandmother, Nora Diaz, of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; one brother, Jimmy Rudd, of Kennett; one sister, Helen Tate, of Gardendale, Ala. and one grandchild, Ciara Danielle Rudd.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Edgar and Noma Rudd and Archie Cooper.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Lacy officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Rick Trainer, Gaylon Davis, Sam and Carl Goodrich, Larry Warren and David Sheppard.

Honorary pallbearers were Walter Davis, James Foster, Randall Midkiff, Charlie Bible and Mark Trainer. Lucy Smith

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

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 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. Marie Stanek

Marie Stanek, 96, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.

Born Jan. 22, 1905, in Yuba, Wis., daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Novy Stanek, she was a beautician, a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Caruthersville and a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club.

Survivors include two nieces, Marlys Nelson, of Madison, Wis. and Kaythern Willis, of Montgomery, Ala. and a dear friend, Dorothy Streete, of Caruthersville.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. George Sprancy and Dr. Paul Currie officiating

Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Ted Streete, Mike Avis, Chris Crysler, Paul Gardner, Scott Avis and Kyle Kersey.

John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge of arrangements.