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area deaths

Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Myrtle Adams

Myrtle Loretta Adams, 62, of Kennett, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.

Born April 2, 1941, in Risco, Mo., daughter of the late William and Margaret Byrum Lawrence, she was a homemaker and a member of the White Oak Baptist Church in White Oak, Mo.

On April 4, 1967, in New Madrid, Mo., she married Robert Adams, who preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1994.

Survivors include four sons, Kenneth Peppers, of Bernie, Mo., Jerry W. Peppers, of North Port, Fla., Ricky Adams, of Blyth, Calif. and Allen Adams, of Kennett; one daughter, Patti Ross, of Kennett; four brothers, Marvin and Tim Lawrence, both of Kennett, Larry Lawrence, of Lubbock, Texas and Rick Lawrence, of White Oak; four sisters, Minnie Lawrence and Doris Grubbs, both of Kennett, Teresa Lawrence, of Dexter, Mo. and Barbara Elliott, of Malden, Mo.; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 28, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Cordell officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Girtrue Cunningham

Girtrue Cunningham, 84, of Cardwell, Mo., died Monday, May 26, 2003, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Ark.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 28, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2003, at the Trinity Community Church in Cardwell with the Rev. Kevin Knox officiating.

Burial will follow at the Cardwell Cemetery.

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

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

Dean Parmenter

Dean Parmenter, 79, of Kennett, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at National Health Care in Kennett.

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

Naomi Trowbridge

Naoimi Rosetta Trowbridge, 84, of Steele, Mo., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at River Oaks Care Center in Steele.

Born Jan. 30, 1919, in Malden, Mo., daughter of the late Thurman and Nellie Burton Gaines, she was a member of the Hayti First Baptist Church.

On Oct. 20, 1934, in Bernie, Mo., she married Cecil Trowbridge, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Bobby and Johnny Trowbridge and one sister, Inez Sikes.

Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Trowbridge and wife, Brenda, of Hayti and Gary Trowbridge, of Portageville, Mo.; one daughter, Shelia Wisdom and husband, Gale, of Jackson, Mo.; a daughter-in-law, Kaye Trowbridge, of Portageville; one sister, Carrie Quinn, of Bernie; six grandchildren, Leigh Ann Trowbridge, of Dyersburg, Tenn., Todd Trowbridge, of Caruthersville, Mo., Kara Woeltje and Jason Wisdom, both of Jackson and Anna Hall and Amy Cotner, both of Jackson, Tenn. and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Sturday, May 24, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Dr. Mike Melton officiating.

Burial was in the Pemiscot Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were B.A. Cross, Mike Curtis, W.T. Davidson, Dub Pate, Bob Simmons and Allen Taylor.