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Area Deaths

Monday, August 27, 2001

Robert Oscar Brock, 80, of Senath, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2001, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. Born Aug. 30, 1920, in Poe, Mo., he was the son of the late John and Nancy Dean Brock. On April 13, 1940, he married Mae A. Bledsoe, who survives of the home. Also surviving are two sons, Donald Earl Brock and his wife, Cora Nell and Garry Robert Brock and his wife, Debbie, all of Kennett; two daughters, Frances A. Brock and Barbara J. Spence and her husband, Donald, all of Senath; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ed Brock and Eugene Brock of Toldeo, Ohio and two sisters, Nadine Armon of Toledo, Ohio and Eva Clark of Senath; eight other siblings who died in infancy and one grandchild. Visitation is today, Sunday, Aug. 26, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, in the Assembly of God Church in Senath with the Revs. Virgil Weaks and Jerry Pruitt officiating. Burial will be in the Senath Cemetery in Senath. Jim Davis, 63, of Veneta died July 31, 2001. Born Aug. 2, 1937, in Kennett, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Davis, he graduated from the University of Missouri, served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from TRW after 24 years. He lived in Manhattan Beach, Calif. before moving Eugene in 1994. His interests included chess, woodworking and history. On April 13, 1980, in Inglewood, Calif., he married Espie Johnson who survives of the home. He is also survived by a sister, Evelyn Watson of Post Falls, Idaho. No services were held. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene was in charge of arrangements.

Evelina Kern, 76, of Kennett, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001 at her residence. Born June 5, 1925, in Kennett, daughter of the late Gordie F. and Mary Maragrete Seeger Davidson, she was a member of the Harrison Street Church of Christ. She married Alfred Barnett who preceded her in death July 4, 1967. She later married William Henry Kern who preceded her in death March 26, 2000. Also preceding her in death were one brother, Arville Davidson and two sisters, Trilla Faye Davidson and Delois Priest. Survivors include one sister, Mary Allene Sudduth of Kennett; three nieces, Sally Hall and her husband, Jim, of New Madrid, Janice Roberts and her husband, Dave and Tina Brown and her husband, Tolliver, all of Kennett and one sister-in-law, Cleo Gilmer of New Madrid. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with Dwight Harrison officiating. Burial was in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett. Pallbearers were David Roberts, Tolliver Brown, James Hackworth, Rick Gore, Ray Sowell and Al Hargrove. Julius L. Limbaugh, 52, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001, in Dallas, Texas. Born Dec. 29, 1948, in Kennett, son of the late Julius Hadley and Lorene Limbaugh, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Swope Park Baptist Church in Kansas City. Survivors include his children, Brandon Limbaugh and his wife, Christie, of Wichita, Kans., Gabrielle Voyles and her husband, Sam and Jaye Lynn Limbaugh, of Lees Summit, Mo., Kelsey Jo Limbaugh of Independence, Mo. and Sarah Davis of Blue Springs, Mo.; two sisters, Anna Marie Keyser and her husband, Daniel, of Raytown, Mo. and Barbara Kuncl and her husband, Robert, of Plano, Texas and grandchildren, Zachary, Jared, Andrew, Austyn, Kaytlynn, Dylan and Caleb. He was preceded in death by a son, Zachary Limbaugh. Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel, Kansas City, Mo. Burial was in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.

Maxine Genavern McCoy, 63, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 17, 1938, in Fisk, Mo., she was the daughter of the late James Robert and Bertha Brown Ligons. On March 19, 1960, in Gideon, Mo., she married Marvin McCoy who preceded her in death May 18, 1979. Survivors include two sons, Lloyd McCoy of Lucerne Valley, Calif. and Ron McCoy of Atoka, Tenn.; one daughter, Beverly Kelly of Hornbeak, Tenn.; four sisters, Willidean Morgan and Diane Willis of Campbell, Nadine Neigh of Van Buren, Ark. and Beverly Albright of Atlanta, Ga.; six brothers, Lavern Ligons, Larry Ligons and Ricky Ligons all of Campbell, Bob Ligons of Oswego, Ill., Denver Ligons of Ellsinore, Mo. and Kenneth Ligons of Lexington, Ky. and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leon and Harvey Ligons. Visitation will be today, Sunday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. in the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Malden. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, in the Bradshaw Chapel with the Revs. Donnie Dell and Fred Albright officiating. Burial will be in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.