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Area Deaths

Friday, July 11, 2003

David Battles

David Battles, 48, of Bloomfield, Mo., formerly of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at his residence.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Chapel in Bloomfield with the Rev. Billy Davis officiating. Burial will be in Bloomfield Cemetery.

Nicholas Boyer

Nicholas Lane Boyer died Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born on July 9, 2003, in Poplar Buff, he was a son of Michelle Lynch and Shawn Boyer, both of Poplar Bluff.

Survivors include two sisters, Kailey and Alexia Boyer, both of Poplar Bluff; grandparents, Henry and Louise Wagster of Campbell, Mo., Mike Harper of Holcomb, Mo., and Charles and Shirley Elliott of Poplar Bluff; great-grandmothers, Myrtle Pitts and Betty Moore, both of Campbell and Bonnie Gross of St. Louis, Mo., great-aunt, Brenda Billings of Bartlett, Tenn.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today, Friday, July 11, at Woodlawn Cemetery-Landess Addition in Campbell with minister LaVerne Wright officiating. Russell Combs

Russell B. Combs, 47, of Dittmer, Mo., formerly of the Kennett area, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at State Park in Bonita Springs, Fla.

Born December 16, 1955 in Dayton, Oh., a son of Raymond Russell Combs and Joy Ethel Dorsey. He was a veteran Air Force Master Sgt., a fireworks manufacturer truck driver, a member of the Cedar Hill Elk Lodge, and Air Force Gunners Association. He was also of the Baptist faith.

On May 7, 1976 he married Juanita E. Richards Combs, who survives of the home.

Survivors include one son, Marcus Sutterfield; two daughters, Joy Stephen Dunn, of Point Pleasant, W. Va., and Danny Brandon, of Caruthersville, Mo.; three brothers, Raymond Otto Combs, Douglas Combs, and Samuel Combs, all of Ohio; two sisters, Chelsea Charles Stearns of Ohio, and Byrna Ritchie Combs; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Neal Sutterfield.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, at the Chapel Hill Mortuary, in Cedar Hill, Mo.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, at the Cemetery Memorial Gardens, in Kennett.

Ethel Smith

Ethel Smith, 89, of Kennett, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at her residence.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Friday, July 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, at the McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dennis Collins officiating.

Burial will be in the Gregory Cemetery in Kennett.

Ruth Williams

Ruth Wilda McDaniel Williams, 94, of Kennett, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003 at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born on March 26, 1909 in Weberton, Okla., she was a daughter of the late Charles McDaniel and Effie Mae Jane Brown.

On March 19, 1928 she married Stanley B. Williams, who preceded her in death on July 13, 1995.

Survivors include five sons, Billy Williams of St. Charles, Mo., Charles Williams of San Diego, Calif., Joel Lee Williams of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Gary Von Williams, of Cuba, Mo., and Jerry Bon Williams of Gideon, Mo.; two daughters, Mary Lou Cole and Brenda Tucker, both of Kennett; two brothers, L.V. McDaniel of Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., and Gerald Lee McDaniel of Hardy, Ark., one sister, Donna Levins of Monument, Colo.; 43 grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by on son, Donald Dewayne Williams, one brother, Carl M. McDaniel, two sisters, Lucille Jeffries and Juanita Combs.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. today, Friday, July 11, at the McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with the Revs. Scott and Jerry Williams officiating.

Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery near Senath, Mo.

Pallbearers were Keith Tucker, Britt Cole, Kent Williams, Tim Williams, Vernon Lowe and Mike Williams.

Honorary pallbearers were the grandchildren.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.