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Area Deaths

Sunday, October 28, 2001

Billy Lyell

Billy Carlton Franklyn Lyell died Friday, Oct. 6, 2001 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

The stillborn son of Richard and Carla Clevenger Lyell of Kennett, he is survived by a brother, Nicholas Lyell and three sisters, Kendra, Natasha and Heather Lyell of Kennett; grandparents, Dainta Clevenger of Kennett, Sharon and Frank Olkoski of Herrin, Ill. and great-grandparents Edna Mills of Kennett, Joann Frost of Herrin, Ill., Bob Lyell of Johnson City, Ill. and Edith Clevenger of Mt. Vernon, Ill.

He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Bill Clevenger and great-grandparents Carl Mills, Charles Frost and Delmer Clevenger.

Graveside services were at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Bud Evans officiating and under direction of McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett. Alma Pridemore

Alma Lorene Pridemore, 81, of Steele, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark.

Born Nov. 21, 1919, in Malden, Mo., daughter of the late Charles Monroe and Ollie May Hampton Beck, she was affiliated with Stanfield General Baptist Church at Gideon, Mo.

On Dec. 5, 1938, in Gideon, she married Johnnie Ray Pridemore who preceded her in death July 21, 1986.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet Hicks and her husband, Jerry, of Steele; a son, Michael Pridemore of Steele; a granddaughter, Jeri Ann Gleason and her husband, Doug, of Steele and a great-grandson, Caleb Matthew Gleason of Steele.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Emery Lee, Elmer Ethridge, Luther Hadley and Louis Rexford Beck and three sisters, Lou Ettie and Lily May Beck and Geneieve Lois Harmon.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Oct. 28, in Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Gideon with the Rev. Sam Book officiating.

Burial will be in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton. Barbara Thompson

Barbara Sue Thompson, 70, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born July 16, 1931, in Campbell, daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Hester Mary Smith Thompson, she retired from Emerson Electric.

Survivors include one brother, Windel Thompson and his wife, Billie Jean, of Campbell; two nephews, Ray Thompson of Campbell and Dennis Thompson of Carlisle Barracks, Penn.; a great-nephew, Joey Thompson of Campbell and a great-niece, Mandy Thompson of Campbell.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Howard Thompson and Geary Dean Thompson.

No services are planned.

Arrangements by Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.