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Area Deaths

Friday, August 31, 2001

Glenn Fuller, veteran

Glenn Fuller, 71, of Kennett, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Born April 23, 1930, in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late John H. and Opal Ragsdale fuller, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War, a member of the Varner River Baptist Church and a farmer.

On Feb. 16, 1957, he married Anna Joyce Campbell, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Terry Fuller, of Kennett; four daughters, Nancy Williams, of Holcomb, Glenda Reynolds, of Richmond, Mo., Lisa Lawless, of Kennett and Barbara Martin, of Jonesboro; one brother, Charles Fuller, of Kennett; two sisters, Wilma Davidson, of Kennett and Gladys Lemonds, of Collinsville, Ill.; four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Cecil Fuller and two sisters, Freda Hawkins and Eunice Lois Fuller.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Friday, Aug. 31, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Lonny Mittag officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett. Pallbearers were Fred Blanton, Dallas Draffen, Charles Wilson and Henry, Danny and Lanny Broglin.

Honorary pallbearers were Curt Hicks and H.M. Julian. Memorials may be made to the Varner River Baptist Church. John Hartwell, Sr., veteran

John William Hartwell, Sr., 90, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2001, at the V.A. Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.

Born July 31, 1911, in Hayti, Mo., son of the late James Alexander and Sarah Wigington Hartwell, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in WWII, served as Campus Police at the St. louis University in St. Louis, Mo. until his retirement, a member of the Four Mile Masonic Lodge of Campbell and he attended the Beechwell General Baptist Church in Campbell.

On July 24, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., he married Gladys C. Crutchfield, who preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 1990. Survivors include three sons, John William Hartwell II, of Florissant, Mo., James Douglas Hartwell, of Ferguson, Mo. and Robert Manley Hartwell, of Spanish Lake, Mo.; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one brother, Gerorge Hudson Hartwell, of Thayer, Mo.

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

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 31, at the Rainey Funeral Home in Bernie, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Rainey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Schlager officiating.

Burial will follow at the Bernie Cemetery.

MeDina Lynn

MeDina Lynn, 44, of Campbell, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2001, at her residence.

Born March 23, 1957, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of Millidean Womack Pruitt, of Malden, Mo. and the late Carol Miller, she a member of the South Canaan General Baptist Church, co-commissioner of the Campbell Little League and a salesperson for Home Interior.

On April 15, 1985, in Campbell, she married Daniel Lynn, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include her step-father, Bill Pruitt, of Malden; five children, Danielle, Dylan and Dustin Lynn, all of Campbell and Kyle and Kyleigh James, both of Campbell; her grandfather, Clarence Miller, of Wardell, Mo.; two sisters, Patty Harris, of Malden and Alicia Rushing, of Rogers, Ark. and one brother, Wade Miller, of Marshall, Mo. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 31, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Morris and Randall Baker officiating.

Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess Addition in Campbell.

Memorials may be made to the MeDina Lynn Memorial Fund, c/o First Community Bank, P.O. Box 188, Campbell, Mo., 63933 or at the Campbell City Hall.

Jo Ann Ricketts

Jo Ann Ricketts, 92, of Steele, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 31, 2001, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Steele. Louis Riggs, veteran Louis Riggs, 87, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2001, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. Born Jan. 29, 1914, in Kennett, son of the late Adolphus and Annie Adelie McHaney Riggs, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp serving in WWII.

On Jan. 29, 1942, he married Opal Mae Robertson, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include one son, Louis G. Riggs, Jr. and wife, Nena, of Rector, Ark.; one grandchild, Jimmy Wayne Riggs, of Springfield, Mo.; one nephew, two great-nephews and one great-niece.

He was preceded in death by one brother A.M. Riggs and one sister in infancy.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 31, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Paul Lanning officiating.

Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett. Pallbearers were Joe Woodard, Tony Cannon, Dale Burnett, John Southern, Ronnie Morgan and John Grady.

Honorary pallbearers were U.L. Smith, Jimmy Akers, Bill Monroe and Bill Grogan.

Lizzie Venters

Lizzie Ellen Venters, 88, of Kennett, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 31, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Phillip Bartholomew officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Ester Waller

Ester "MAW MAW" Waller, 87, of Steele, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2001, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Nov. 29, 1913, in Bogota, Tenn., daughter of the late Jesse Dabbs and Sarah Fanny Marshall Waller, she was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.

She was married to Charlie Erwin Waller, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Charles "June" Waller and wife, Sylvia, of Phoenix, Ariz. and Dr. Tony Waller and wife, Marilyn, of Ada, Okla.; one daughter, Frances Bishop and husband, Merlyn, of Steele and one step-son, Bruce Waller and wife, Rachel, of Phoenix.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Steele with John Mundy officiating.

Burial will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Steele.