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Area deaths

Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Charles Bennett, 58, of Caruthersville, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.

Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Steele, Mo. with Dr. James Adams officiating. John Henry James, 84, of Senath, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Nov. 4, 1916, in Senath, he was the son of the late Frank and Dora Lawson James.

On Sept. 6, 1941, in Senath, he married Woodie Lee Martin, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Charles James and wife, Lynne, of O'Fallon, Mo. and John James and wife, Connie, of Woodstock, Ga.; two daughters, Linda Vandermause, of Austin, Texas and Teresa Wood and husband, Floyd, of Little Rock, Ark.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jesse and Lloyd James and three sisters, Dorothy Bridgeforth, Lanell Hayes and Lucille Doxon.

Funeral services were held a 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the First Baptist Church in Senath with the Revs. Derek Combs and Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Darrell Wheeler, Kavin, John Michael, Keven Lynn and Steven Holmes and David James. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Wayne Holmes, Joe Thompson and Darrell Briggs. M cDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements. Georgia Mae Saunders, 80, of Senath, Mo., died Tuesday Oct. 2, 2001, at her residence.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Lulu Cemetery in Senath. Esker Lee Swain, 51, of Cardwell, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSota in Southaven, Miss.

Born July 4, 1950, in Luxora, Ark., son of the late Jesse Gordon and Mary Joyce Swain, he was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Swain, of Cardwell; one son, Brian Swain, of Cardwell; five brothers, Gordon Swain, of Arkansas, Greg and Ricky Swain, both of Paragould, Ark., Jerry Swain, of Rector, Ark. and Jim Swain, of Batavia, Ill. and three sisters, Shirley Burgwald, of Batavia, Sherry Hickman, of Enid, Okla. and Irene Mathis, of Wisconsin.

Graveside sevices will be held Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Cardwell Cemetery with Rev. Dwight Harrison officiating.

Pallbearers are Ricky, Jerry and Greg Swain, Sammy and Brad McPherson, Bob Gillion, Chris Hardin and Jimmy Dozier.

Memorials may be made to the Cardwell Cemetery Fund or the Cardwell Cemetery Road Fund.

Heath Funeral Home of Paragould is in charge of arrangements.