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Area Deaths

Tuesday, October 23, 2001

Thad Biggs

Thad Biggs, 80, of Holcomb, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Funeral arangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Jimmie Haynes

Jimmie Dale Haynes, 62, of Clarkton, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at his residence.

Born Aug. 1, 1939, in Datto, Ark., son of the late Lorell and Vivian Sullivan Haynes, he was a carpenter and a member of the New Hope General Baptist Church in Holcomb, Mo.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy Kendrick, of Clarkton and Debbie Newsom, of Holcomb; one son, Terry L. Williams, of Clarkton; two step-sons, Bobby Davis, of Columbia, Mo. and Richie Davis, of Malden, Mo.; one step-daughter, Cassie Walker, of Clarkton; one brother, James Russell, of Clarkton; three sisters, Hazel Woodall, of Clarkton and Evelyn Cobb and Sue Blagg, both of Malden; four grandsons, Ried Morgan and Lee Conway, both of Clarkton, Chris Black, of Wardell, Mo. and Jeff Black, of Portageville, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Ann Branch and Faye McCoin.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Gideon, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo. Pearl Holland

Pearl Holland, 80, of Kennett, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at Kennett.

Born Feb. 6, 1921, in Rector, Ark., daughter of the late Berry Crockett and Nancy Aley Johnson Young, she was a homemaker and of the Pentecost faith.

She married Charles Wesley Holland, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include five daughters, Dorothy Tuberville and husband, William, of Marmaduke, Ark., and Nancy McCarty and husband, Enoch, Orilla McDonald, Carolyn Smith and husband, Donald and Joanna Burr and husband, Bruce, all of Kennett; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Alvin, Finnis Franklin and Earl Berry Young and one sister, Bessie Aline Bridges.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Rector, with the Rev. Kenneth Carnell officiating.

Burial was in the Woodland Heights Cemetery at Rector.

Pallbearers were Larry Smith, David Davis, Jason Smith, Jacob Kinnard and Rob Sharp. Riley Mayberry

Riley "Tuter" Mayberry, 77, of Commerce, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at his residence.

Born May 5, 1924, in Tipperary, Ark., son of the late William and Lant Collins Mayberry, he was a self-employed brick mason and a member of the Commerce Baptist Church.

On March 29, 1947, he married Imogene Moore, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, David Mayberry of Commerce; two daughters, Gail Guffey, of Cape Girardeau and Sheilah Jones, of Senath, Mo.; one brother, Bill Mayberry, of St. Charles, Mo. and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City, Mo.

Funeral services wil be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Thompson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oakdale Cemetery in Commerce.

Memorials may be made to the Commerce Baptist Church Building Fund. Marian Pickle

Marian Pickle, 88, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Dortha Ross

Dortha Lee Ross, 61, of Hayti Heights, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001, at her residence.

Born April 4, 1940, in Boiser, Miss., daughter of the late John and Odesia Walker Williams, she was a cook at Gwin's Restaurant, a member of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale and she attended the St. John's Missionary Baptist Church in Pascola, Mo.

Survivors include one daughter, Joe Ann Flowers, of Hayti; three sons, David Flowers, Jr. and wife, Gabriele, of Frankfurt, Germany, Darcy Flowers, Sr. and wife, Linda, of Columbus, Ga. and Wash Flagg, Jr. and wife, Bobbie, of Kennett; Mamie Mullins, who was like a daughter to her; 12 grandchildren, Terry, James, Millicent, Darcy, Jr. and Derek Flowers, Cordell Brown, Kortini, Dinah, Lorenzo and Jalissa Flagg and Ruby and Cynthia Archer; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Willie Williams and wife, Joyce and two sisters, Dessie Mae Huff and Ida Kimble and husband, Charlie.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Diannia Jean Flagg.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Pascola with the Rev. Jay T. Spicer officiating.

Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery at Hayti.

Pallbearers were Wash Flagg, Jr., John Williams, David Flowers, Jr., Robert Williams, Darcy Flowers, Sr. and James Flowers.

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

Marie Whitehead, 84, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 19, 2001, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath, Mo.

Born Oct. 2, 1917, in West Plains, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Ernest Henry and Mattie Ann Long Williams.

On June 6, 1936, in Kennett, she married Roland Cyle Whitehead, who preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1995.

Survivors include one son, Homer Whitehead and wife, Kaye, of Eads, Tenn.; one daughter, Linda Crocker and husband, Michael, of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Doris Bearden, of Senath and Mary Alice Dempsey, of Webster Grove, Mo. and two grandchildren, Cynthia Kaye and Douglas Todd Whitehead.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Shirley Hartwick, Virginia Moody and Ruby Lee Reynolds.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the First Baptist Church in Arbyrd, with the Rev. Alan Cureton officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers were Max and Derrick Higging, Andrew Cureton, Dean McDougle, Neal Smith and Rufus Brown.

McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd was in charge of arrangements.