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area deaths

Thursday, June 12, 2003

Daniel Coleman

Daniel Coleman, 80, of Manila, Ark., died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Hornersville, Mo.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, at the Horner Cemetery in Hornersville with the Rev. V. Purser officiating.

Connie Duke

Connie Alvin Duke, 62, of Paragould, Ark., died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.

Born July 10, 1940, in Senath, Mo., son of the late Raymond and Rosie Duke, he was employed at Monroe Auto Equipment and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke, Ark. He was a former softball coach.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Duke, of Paragould; one son, Kevin Duke, of Paragould; two daughters, Donna Duke, of Cardwell, Mo. and Tonya Robinson and husband, of Paragould; three brothers, Jimmy and Edward Duke, both of Paragould and Raymond Duke, of Kennett and five grandchildren, Danny, Jeremy and Christina Duke and Tyler and Caitlin Robinson.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Chancellor Robinson.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, June 12, at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 13, at the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke with Kim Bridges officiating.

Burial will follow at the Brown's Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Chris and Roland Duke and Doug Simpson.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Buddy McClish

Buddy Glen Smith McClish, 21, of Holcomb, Mo., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn.

Born July 29, 1981, in Hayti, Mo., he was the son of Glen Edward and Gayla Denise Medley McClish, of Holcomb.

Survivors also include one sister, Christina Hounihan and husband, William, of Kennett; one half-sister, Stacy McClish, of St. Louis, Mo.; one brother, Phillip Lee McClish, of Holcomb; one half-brother, Jason McClish, of St. Louis and a grandmother, Marie Ross Medley, of Kennett.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Thursday, June 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Sam Ross, William and Kenneth Hounihan, Varetta and Tony McClish and J.R. McDaniel.

Robert Rogers

Robert W. Rogers, 73, of Kennett, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Thursday, June 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

R.C. Smith

R.C. Smith, 85, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born May 29, 1918, in Henderson, Tenn., he was the son of the late John and Addie Harris Smith.

He married Ruby Neal, who preceded him in death on Oct. 10, 1956. He later married Renda Davis, who preceded him in death on June 28, 1996. He was also preceded in death by one son, J.C. Smith; one brother, Elmer Smith and one sister, Birthrean Rogers.

Survivors include five sons, Leroy Smith and wife, Betty, of Granite City, Ill., Marshall Smith and wife, Hency, of Clarkton, Mo., Larry Smith and wife, Janetta, of Paragould, Ark., Jerry Smith and wife, Teresa, of Potosi, Mo. and Tom Smith and wife, Judy, of Maryland Heights, Mo.; three daughters, Joyce Madison, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., Shirley Sparacino and husband, Jospeh, of Hammond, Ind. and Evie Lawton and husband, David, of St. Charles, Mo. one brother, John Smith, of Ocala, Fla.; 25 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Thursday, June 12, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 13, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J.C. Joyner officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.