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area deaths

Thursday, July 31, 2003

Dessie Carter

Dessie Mae Carter, of Senath, Mo., died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at the Senath Nursing Cente.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, July 31, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jackie Jackson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Clarence Graham

Clarence Graham, 84, of Gideon, Mo., died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon.

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Geraldean Grant

Geraldean "Gerry" Grant, 74, of Malden, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at her residence.

Born Aug. 28, 1928, in Augusta, Ark., daughter of the late James and Magnolia Fobbs, she was a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Malden, where she served as president of the Usher Board, chairperson of the Benevolence Fund, member of the WMU and kitchen committee and served on the Friendship District Consolidation Association of the Ushers Auxiliary. She was head dietician of the Ridgeview Nursing Manor.

She married Willie Grant, who preceded her in death in Nov. 1967. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Frances Couch and Bernice Norman and two brothers, Earnest Fobbs and Jack Green.

Survivors include four daughters, Mary Burton and husband, L.C., of Kansas City, Mo., Delores Aikens and husband, Tony, of Kokomo, Ind., Katheryn Fobbs, of Jackson, Mo. and Debra Grant, of Malden; one adopted son, Rainey Mosbley, of Portageville, Mo.; one sister, Deborah Ross and husband, Halloween, of Jonesboro, Ark.; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the Landess Funral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Malden with the Revs. L.L. Williams and Otis L. Hawes, Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow at the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden. veteran

Carl Howard

Carl Calvin Howard, 85, of Holcomb, Mo., died Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark.

Born April 9, 1918, in Holcomb, son of the late Carl Calvin Howard, Sr., and Irene Steele Howard, he was a retired bookkeeper for Kennett Oil Mill, a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He was a member of the Holcomb Baptist Church.

On August 12, 1939, in Van Buren, Mo., he married Lucille Young who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two daughters, Karen Rose Howard of Holcomb and Linda Kay Rosamond and husband, Henry, of Whittier, NC. and one sister Wanda Woodall of Clarkton, Mo.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Ernestine Howard.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, July 31 at the Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess addition in Campbell, Mo., with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.

Landess Funeral Home of Campbell was in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Huggins

Ruby Frances Huggins, 80, of Paris, Texas, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at her residence.

Born April 15, 1923, in West Plains, Mo., daughter of the late Louis and Bertha Davidson, she was a member of the Paris Church of God.

On April 29, 1941, in Cardwell, Mo., she married Jack Huggins, who preceded her in death on December 29, 1993.

Survivors include one son, Larry Huggins and wife, Nora of Paris, Texas; one daughter, Carolyn Herron and husband, Grady of Longview, Texas; four brothers, Fred, Glenn Ray, Cecil and Bob Davidson; three sisters, Joyce Malone of Arbyrd, Mo., Ella Mae Pritchard, and Maxine Sanders; five grandchildren, Tania Reily, Kevin and Victoria Huggins, Jason Herron and Gina Herron; four great-grandchildren, Jacob and Brittany Huggins, Zach and Keri Herron.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, July 31 at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 1, at the Lulu Cemetery at Senath with the Rev. Leland Dement officiating.

Bobbie Mitchell

Bobbie Mitchell, 72, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.

Matthew Young

Matthew Lane Young, 1-month, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, July 27, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born June 5, 2003, in Kennett, he was the son of Matt Young and Brooke Gibson of Caruthersville.

Survivors also include a special brother, Dylan Babcock, of Caruthersville; maternal grandparents, Richard and Dawn Goodale, of Caruthersville; paternal grandparents, Frank Young, of West Plains, Mo. and Cylene Wallace, of Billings, Mo.; maternal great-grandparents, Carl and Nancy Goodale, Pat and Joyce Gibson and Dollie Peeler, all of Caruthersville and paternal great-grandparents, David and Christine Brewer, of Mammoth Springs, Ark.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the Temple Baptist Church in Caruthersville with the Rev. Jim Pilcher officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.

H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.