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Tuesday, June 10, 2003

Georgia Adams

Georgia Lucille Adams, 93, of Senath, Mo., died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at the Senath Nursing Center.

Born Sept. 20, 1909, in Henderson County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late George and Lucinda Grissom Petty.

In 1929, in Paragould, Ark., she married John A. Adams, who survives

Survivors also include one son, John Adams and wife, Janet, of Nashville, Tenn.; one daughter, Ruth Ann Estes, of Cardwell, Mo.; one brother, Vaughn Petty, of Senath; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Loy Petty and three sisters, Vera Willis, Orine Smith and Beatrice Lindsey.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Arbyrd Church of Christ in Arbyrd, Mo. with J.T. Ashby officiating.

Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery at Senath.

Pallbearers were Steve, Greg and Mark Adams, Roy Hunt, Tommy Estes and Eric Kisner.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Arbyrd was in charge of arrangements.

Maxine Barks

Maxine Barks, 85, of Clarkton, Mo., died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born March 1, 1918, in Holcomb, Mo., daughter of the late William Evans and Mary Ayers Evans Key, she was a homemaker and attended the Spoonerville Baptist Church in Malden, Mo.

In 1935, she married Ruben Barks, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Glenda Jones and one grandson, James Barks, Jr.

Survivors include two daughters, Yvonne James and husband, Johnny, of Saucier, Miss. and Shirley Mallett and husband, Leland, of Malden; two sons, Bobby Barks and wife, Marilyn and James Barks and wife, Lois, all of Malden; one sister, Annette Davis, of Rector, Ark.; two brothers, Doyle Key, of Mishawaka, Ind. and Donald Key, of Groves, Texas; 19 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

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Marion Carpenter

Marion Ebert Carpenter, 69, of Rector, Ark., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Ark.

Born Nov. 6, 1933, in Rector, son of the late Henry and Myrtle Holifield Carpenter, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the V.F.W. He worked as a television technician for Dixie Appliance/Radio Shack in Kennett and was of the Southern Baptist faith.

On Nov. 6, 1997, in Kennett, he married Carol Lee Stockton, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Melissa Carpenter, of Jonesboro, Ark.; two step-daughters, Patty Daugherty, of Kennett and Loretta Lance, of Montreal, Mo.; three step-sons, David McNew, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. and Shannon Rickman and Scott Daugherty; two brothers, Herman Carpenter, of Paragould, Ark. and Marston Carpenter, of Marmaduke, Ark. and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Bryan Carpenter.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Irby Funeral Home in Rector.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel with Kevin Sullivan officiating.

Burial will follow at the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

Hazel Carter

Hazel Aline Carter, 77, of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born Feb. 6, 1926, in Gideon, daughter of the late Albert and Bessie Brooks Johnson, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon.

On July 27, 1940, in Gideon, she married Ralph Curtis Carter, who preceded her in death on June 11, 1999. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Lou Eaker; two granddaughters, Tina and Donna Eakers; one grandson, Keith Eaker; two great-grandchildren, Roya Lea and Dylan Andrew Vanderbilt; two brothers, Fred and Harold Johnson and four sisters, Beulah Johnson, Maryetta DeMoss, Pauline Harrison and Ethel Cloud.

Survivors include three daughters, Geraldine Ashabranner and husband, Norman and Linda Skinner and husband, Mike, all of Gideon and Alice Vanderbilt and husband Bill, of Malden, Mo.; one son, Raph Gene Carter, of Gideon; one brother, Carl Johnson, of Naples, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Gideon with the Rev. Kelly Reed officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.

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E.A. Cooper

E.A. "Lefty" Cooper, 76, of Malden, Mo., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at his residence.

Born Dec. 6, 1926, in Malden, son of the late Hubert and Maggie Price Cooper, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, owner/operator of Just Rite Cleaners, Ship Ahoy Bowling Lane and Malden Roofing, all in Malden and attended the Presbyterian Church. He served on the Malden Airport Board, was a member of the Rotary Club and coached little league.

On Oct. 26, 1946, in Piggott, Ark., he married Patricia B. Mills, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Debby Wiseman and husband, Mike, of Clarkton, Mo.; three sons, Barry Cooper and wife, Gaye, of Dexter, Mo., Michael Cooper, of Campbell, Mo. and Charles Cooper and wife, Karen, of Malden; one sister, Laviece Koengeter, of Malden; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Cynthia Ann Cooper; six brothers and five sisters.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Bill Jackson and Bill Mills officiating.

Burial will follow at the Resewood Cemetery-1st Addition in Malden.

Memorials may be made to the Malden Little League, c/o Ron Golden, 1004 Alberta, Malden, Mo. 63863.

Jerry Grills

Jerry Wayne Grills, 49, of Sikeston, Mo., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born Jan. 10, 1954, in Bragg City, Mo., son of Jim Woods, of Bragg City and the late Neva Jo Grills, he worked for Barton Lumber Co. and was a school bus driver for Sikeston Public Schools. He was a member of the Sikeston Eagles Lodge and of the Baptist faith.

On April 5, 1974, in Kennett, he married Ulonda Robards, who survives of the home. Survivors also include one son, Jason Crawford, of Sikeston; one daughter, Rhonda Dalton, of Sikeston; one sister, Sue Avery, of Morehouse and three grandchildren Jessica Beeson and Amanda Dalton, both of Sikeston and Steven Taylor, of Morehouse.

No services are planned. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie McGuire

Minnie McGuire, 86, of Malden, Mo., died today, Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at the Malden Nursing Center.

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

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Luther Ogden

Luther William Ogden, 85, of Gideon, Mo., died Friday, June 6, 2003, at the Gideon Care Center.

Born Dec. 23, 1917, in Formosa, Ark., son of the late Alford Lester and Florence Mae McKim Ogden, he was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in WWII and was a truck driver.

In 1957, in Hernando, Miss., he maried Margaret Launius, who survives.

Survivors also include three sons, Earnest Vandiver, of Terrell, Texas, Gerald Vandiver, of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Luther W. Ogden, Jr., of Gideon; two daughters, Patsy Marie and Nina Ogden, both of Malden, Mo.; five brothers, Lester Ogden, of Gideon, William Ogden, of Wentzville, Mo., Charles Ogden, of O'Fallon, Ill., Dale Ogden, of Kennett and Cecil Ogden, of Joplin, Mo.; two sisters, Betty Lou Goings, of Gideon and Lena Mae Ice, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Sherman and Dallas Ogden and one sister, Evelyn Young.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Gideon with the Rev. Cleo Payne officiating.

Burial was in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton, Mo.

Maylene Phillips

Maylene Phillips, 66, of Arbyrd, Mo., died today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 10, at the McDaniel Fuenral Home in Arbyrd.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at the Lulu Baptist Church with the Rev. David Powell officiating.

Burial will follow at the Lulu Cemetery in Senath.  Lena Strader

Lena Strader, 91, of Senath, Mo., formerly of Cardwell, Mo., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the Cardwell Cemetery.

Bertha Thompson

Bertha May Thompson, 67, of Kennett, died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born Jan. 24, 1936, in Dell, Ark., she was the daughter of the late James and Bessie Rhymer Rollins.

She married Joseph H. Thompson, who preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Charles Crowe, of Batesville, Ark. and Larry Temple, of East Prairie, Mo.; four daughters, Shirley McMullen, of Gideon, Mo., Joan Cleaves, of Mississippi, Mollie Crowe, of Alabama and Darlene Tholman, of Fredericktown, Mo.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Gregory Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Larry Portwood officiating.

Pallbearers were Harold and Ricky Lowry, Brandon Crane, Larry Temple, Travis Burnett and Danny McMillen.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.

Evaline Thornbrough

Evaline Thornbrough, 97, of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, June 8, 2003, at the Gideon Care Center.

Born Oct. 4, 1905, in Greenville, Ill., daughter of the late Samuel David and Anna Bingham Elam, she was a homemaker, teacher and a member of the First Methodist Church in Gideon.

In 1927, in Gideon, she married Paul Thornbrough, who preceded her in death on April 7, 1968. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Godsey; one son, David Thornbrough; two grandsons, Michael Thornbrough and Ted Polen; three brothers, Roy F. Elam, Sr., Orrin and Victor Elam and one sister, Aline McDonald.

Survivors include one daughter, Paula J. Polen, of Malden, Mo.; one son, Bill Thornbrough; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Allen officiating.

Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.

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Charles Turlington

Charles Grundy Turlington, 90, of Dexter, Mo., died Monday, June 9, at the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter.

Born April 28, 1913, in Dexter, son of the late Charles and Emma May Hammond Turlington, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in WWII, a painter and a former maintenance employee for the Dexter Post Office. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, the Kenady-Hanks American Legion Post #59, the NARFE Postal Association and a member of the Southeast Missouri Baseball Hall of Fame.

On Sept. 5, 1936, in Bloomfield, Mo., he married Dorris May Eaton, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Terry Turlington, of Kennett and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John Turlington and one sister, Zoe Campbell.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 10, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Kennedy officiating.

Burial will follow at the Dexter Cemetery.

Robina White

Robina White, 86, of Kennett, died Monday, June 9, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Nursing Home in Blytheville, Ark.

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