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Area deaths

Tuesday, October 9, 2001

James H. Brown, 76, of Rockledge, Fla., formerly of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001, at Wuesthoff Progressive Center in Viera, Fla.

Born Oct. 5, 1925, in Osceola, Ark., son of the late Fountain and Clara Kirk Brown, he graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia, worked as Quality Control Engineer for McDonnell Douglas and other aerospace companies and he was of the Methodist faith.

On Dec. 27, 1952, in Piggott, Ark., he married Sara E. Buescher, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Matt Brown and Clark Brown and wife, Debbie, all of Rockledge; two sisters, Christine Brown and Claramay Grimes and husband, Gary, all of Searcy, Ark.; one brother, Paul Brown, of Searcy and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Rosewood Cemetery, 1st Addition, in Malden with the Rev. Robert Morgan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to the National Parkinson's Foundation, 1501 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, Fla., 33136.

Landess Funeral Home of Malden, Mo., was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Alma Hampton Cobb, 93, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at the St. Francois Manor Nursing Home in Farmington.

Born March 18, 1908, in Senath, daughter of the late Albert and Bertha Beaver Meuer, she was a homemaker and a member of the fromer Westside Church of Christ.

She married John Hampton, who preceded her in death and she later married Robert Cobb, who also preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Danny Hampton, of Albuquerque, N.M. and John Hampton, of Senath; two daughters, Lucille Houston, of Springfield, Mo. and Mildred Seabaugh, of Senath; two sisters, Wanda Bertha Mae Beaver, of Dearborn Heights, Mich. and Ruby Lee Jones, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Willie Raymond Hampton; one daughter, Hattie Jean Grimes and two sisters, Mavis Long and Aline Short.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath with Danny Hampton officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were John Ross Houston, Larry Hebold, Jr., Jacob and John Danieley, Darrell Grimes and Brett Farley. Russell Crawford, 80, of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett. Hazel Hillin, 83, of Wardell, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at her residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw-Osburn Funeral Home of Wardell. Virginia Townsend Sparks, 89, of Kennett, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery in Walnut Ridge, Ark. with the Rev. Gary Mayes officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements. Vernon "Dean" Eugene Willard, 62, of Campbell, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at Campbell.

Born Jan. 1, 1939, in Campbell, son of Mary Magdelene Dover Willard, of Campbell and the late Lawrence Amble Willard, he was a U.S. Army veteran, employed at B&B Cotton and Grain and he was of the Assembly of God faith.

Survivors also include one daughter, Kristin DeAnn Ray and husband, John, of Clarkton, Mo.; one son, Vernon Dean Willard, of Clarkton; six brothers, Troy and Wesley Willard, both of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Alva, Bob, Coy and Dennis Willard, all of Campbell and three sisters, Wilma Todd, of Perryville, Mo., Geraldine Todd, of Cape Girardeau and Mary Lou Brooks, of Campbell. He was preceded in death by one infant brother, James Hubert Willard.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Clarkton. Ralph Young, 84, of Campbell, Mo., died today, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at the VA Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Campbell.