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Area Deaths

Sunday, June 1, 2003

Samuel Brown

Samuel G. Brown, 68, of Finley, Tenn., died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Wesley Nursing Center in Dyersburg, Tenn.

Born June 24, 1934, in Kennett, he was a son of the late Dewey and Gladys Kirby Brown. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Lee Brown.

Survivors include two sons, John Brown of Finley and Keith Brown of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Floyd Brown of Piggott, Ark.; one sister, Hency Smith of Bloomfield, Mo. and one grandchild, Kyle Spencer Brown of Caruthersville, Mo.

Funeral services are 1 p.m. today, Sunday, June 1, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Mack Daniels officiating.

Burial in Liberty Cemetery at Caruth, Mo.

Pallbearers are John Hicks, Jeff Hall, Danny Lacy, Charlie Brown, Randy Brock and Jerry Brock.

Mollie Cross

Mollie Louise Cross, 79, of Kennett, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at here home.

Born Tuesday, Aug. 7, 1923, at Kenning, Ark., a daughter of the late Henry and VeraMae Cagle Delaney, she was a homemaker.

She married Wilbur Lee Wright who preceded her in death March 1966; Homer "JR" Hall who preceded her in death in 1977. She married Edward Cross in 1984. He preceded her in death in 1995. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Benny and Robert Wright

Survivors include six sons, Jimmy Carl Wright of Gastonia, N.C.; Floyd Wright and Wayne Wright, both of Kennett; Donald Wright of Little Rock, Ark., Freddie Wright of Higginson, Ark. and Michael Wright of Piggott, Ark.; 23 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, June 1, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Jimmy Wright officiating.

Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Marguerite Faughn

Marguerite Selena Faughn, 94, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark.

Born Sept. 14, 1908, at Campbell, Mo., a daughter of the late Charles Ernest and Amorillious Vaughn Porter, she was a homemaker and member of the Campbell General Baptist Church.

On April 28, 1928, in Campbell, she married Oran Ottney Faughn who preceded her in death Feb. 28, 1978.

Survivors include two sons, David Faughn of Campbell and Jack Faughn of Pensacola, Fla.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell Porter and Owen Porter and three sisters, Lavesta Slankard, Marie Sanders and Ola Cruse.

Funeral services were 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Campbell with the Rev. Darren Baker officiating.

Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell.

Michael Harris

Michael Glyn Harris, 49, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, in Caruthersville.

The son of Clara M. Swaffar Harris of Athens, Texas and the late Glyn O. Harris, he was a U.S. Army veteran and member of Glass Memorial Baptist Church. He was employed by Nucor Hickman.

On Aug. 16, 2002, in Caruthersville, he married Sallie Hawks who survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Jenipher Lyn Watson and husband, Wayne, of Ripley, Tenn., Meghan Moore and Felisha Strawn, both of Caruthersville; two sons, Christopher Michael Harris and wife, Charline, of Payne Springs, Texas and Joseph Walter Harris, and wife, Mart, of Athens; one brother, Robert A. Harris and wife, Kim, of Athens and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with Pastor Michael E. Nealy and Brother Charlie Woodard officiating.

Burial was in Little Prairie Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Robert Harris, Christopher Harris, Hank Thornton, Joseph Harris, Wayne Watson and John Wallace.

Bennie Jackson

Bennie Jackson, 61, of Kennett, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born Dec. 18, 1941, in Kennett, he was a son of the late Claude Wilson and Gertie Crawford Jackson.

He married Phyllis Stone in Kennett, who survives.

Other survivors include five sons, Scott Ivy and wife, Kim, and Michael Ivy and wife, Debbie, all of Kennett, Don Jackson and wife, Rita, of Paragould, Ark., Dave Jackson and wife, Janet, of West Plains, Mo., Terry Jackson and wife, Kim, of Campbell, Mo.; two daughters, Tony Ivy of Pass Christian, Miss. and Shawn Wood and husband, Mitch, of Oran, Mo.; four brothers, Edward Bunting of Vinton, Ind., Alfred Bunting of Burlingame, Kan., Bill Jackson of Larned, Kan., and Paul Jackson of Wichita, Kan.; three sisters, Lottie Yarbro, of Troy, Mo., Lois Crawford of Batesville, Ark. and Beverly Stracener of Kennett; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with the Revs. Dale Rickman and Don Emery officiating.

Burial was in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers were Terry Fuller, Charles Fuller, Van Fuller, Tony Houart, Bruce Burr and Billy Paul Hogan.

Gladys Jones

Gladys Jones, 94, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born Sept. 24, 1908, in Caruthersville, a daughter of the late John Artie and Louella Perkins Kirkpatrick, she was a member of Eastwood United Methodist Church. A 1927 graduate of Caruthersville High School, she was a sales clerk before retirement.

On Dec. 27, 1927, in Blytheville, Ark., she married Arthur "Jack" Jones who preceded her in death Feb. 20, 1997.

Survivors include a daughter, Artie Lou Stevens of Caruthersville; two sons, Jack D. Jones and wife, Ann, of Guntersville, Ala. and Lee Jones and wife, Donna, of Granite City, Ill; one sister, Bethel Dillard of Jefferson City, Mo.; two nephews and one niece, five grandchildren, Regina Fausett of Bartlett, Tenn, Lissa Brown of Guntersville, Andrea Thompson of Boaz, Ala., Duane Jones of Edwardsville, Ill. and Melissa Jones of Granite City and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Pascal Kirkpatrick and Agatha Travis.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, May 30, at H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with the Rev. Dwight Chapman officiating.

Burial was in Pemiscot Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were Darrin Jones, Duane Jones, David Fausett, Robert Travis, James Mott and Jerry Franklin.

Curtis Parks

Curtis Alvin Parks, 70, of Qulin, Mo., died Friday, May 30, 2003, at his residence.

Born May 4, 1933, in Pollard, Ark., a son of the late Sanford Marion and Oline Williams, Parks, he was a retired truck driver.

Survivors include four sons, Larry Parks of Fairfax, Va., Dave Parks and Steve Parks, both of Wentzville, Mo., Roger Parks of House Springs, Mo.; one brother, J.L. Parks of Reynolds, Mo., a step-brother, Odis Neeley of Janeyville, Mo. a step-sister, Dorothy Harrison of Farmington, Mo. and friend, Dorothy Kinney of Qulin.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Roscoe Parks and a sister, Arvella Parks.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. today, Sunday, June 1, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Campbell, Mo.

Graveside services are 11:30 a.m. today at the Qulin Cemetery in Qulin.

Dean Parmenter

Dean Parmenter, 79, of Kennett, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at National Healthcare of Kennett.

Born Aug. 12, 1923, in Bloomfield, Mo., a son of the late Clyde and Carrie Poe Parmenter, he served in the Army Air Force in the Pacific during World War II. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was a retired businessman and community leader.

On June 15, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., he married Geraldine Kuhlman, who survives.

Other survivors include, two daughters, Patricia Buschjost and husband, Terry, of Loveland, Colo. and Carol Parmenter of Hanau, Germany; a sister, Arlice Hook of Kennett and one grandson, Karsen Buschjost.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Paul Lanning officiating.

Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.

Pallbearers were J.C. Skaggs, Dave Andrews, Bill Brigance, Doug Fender, Gerald Wilkison and Keith Mitchell.

William Pyles

William Richard "Rick" or "Bill" Pyles, 60, of Arbyrd, Mo., formerly of Clarkston, Mich., died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at his residence.

Born May 10, 1943, in Portageville, a son of the late Chester and Christine Tiner Pyles, he was retired from General Motors.

On June 28, 1967, he married Sherry Hyde who survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Mary Pyles of Minneapolis, Minn., Jerry Pyles and Daven Pyles and wife, Betty Lynn, all of Arbyrd, and Brian Pyles of Swartz Creek, Mich.; one brother, David Pyles and wife, Shirley, of Dexter, Mo.; six grandsons, Richard, Andrew, Nicholas, Michael, Joshua and Austin; one granddaughter, Miranda.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. today, Sunday, June 1, at McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Arbyrd.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, at Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell with Pastor DeMint officiating.

Burial will be in Lulu Cemetery near Senath, Mo.