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area deaths

Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Myrtle Adams

Myrtle Adams, 62, of Kennet, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Hayti.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. 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.

Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett.

Gertrude Cunningham

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

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the McDaniel Funeral Home of Arbyrd, Mo.

Elsie Hamilton

Elsie Hamilton, 93, of Granite City, Ill., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at her residence.

She was born Dec. 1, 1909, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

She married Worth Harden Hamilton, who preceded her in death on March 15, 1984. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Elaine Hamilton and Maggie Fourcauit.

Survivors include two sons, W.E. Hamilton, of Granite City and Gilford Hamilton, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; two daughters, Linda Gilley, of Granite City and Ruby Varner, of Caseyville, Ill.; one sister, Faye, Tinon, of Granite City; 26 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Hayti.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Hayti. with the Rev. Mike Melton officiating.

Sam Newman

Sam Newman, 67, of Senath, Mo., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at his residence.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, May 27, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Senath Assembly of God with the Revs. Brian Johnson and Wayland Tom officiating.

Burial will follow in the Senath Cemetery.

Sylvia Samples

Sylvia Marie Samples, 88, of Kennett, formerly of Holcomb, Mo., died Friday, May 23, 2003, at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett.

Born Feb. 21, 1915, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of the late Frank and Susie Songer Smith, she was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church in Holcomb.

On Dec. 10, 1931, she married Tom Wilburn, who preceded her in death on March 25, 1965. She later married Everett Samples on Aug. 20, 1966. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1993. She was also preceded in death by one son, Raymond Wilburn; one daughter-in-law, Imogene Johnson Wilburn and one step-son, Wencil Samples.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Coleman, of Holcomb and Alice Fuller and husband, Jim, of Kennett; one step-daughter, Brenda Dormeyer and husband, Paul, of Wildwood, Mo.; three brothers, Carl and D.C. Smith, both of Albuquerque, N.M. and Cecil Smith, of Mountain View, Mo.; one sister, Goldie Young, of Kennett; six grandchildren, Pam Wilburn, of Albuquerque, Gary Goleman, of Holcomb, Mike Coleman, of Piggott, Ark., Karen Cash, of Fenton, Mo., Roy Fuller, of Louisville, Ky. and Tony Fuller, of Reston, Va. and eight great-grandchildren, Amandi and Staci, of Holcomb, Eric and Ashley, of Piggott, Jessica, of Fenton and Alecia and Megan, of Louisville.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Lonnie Mittag officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Terry Weaver, Don Robertson, Bud Jordan, Allan Young, Charles Wilson and Charles Fuller.

Honorary pallbearers were Lewis Meriweather, Bill Crane and Don Watson.

Memorials may be made to the Maple Grove Baptist Church in Holcomb.

Jay Slay

Jay Slay, 26, of Tallapoosa, Mo., died Thursday, May 22, 2003, near Caruthersville, Mo.

Born July 28, 1976, in Bartow, Fla., son of Peggy Whittington Slay, of Tallapoosa and Henry Jacob Slay, of Winter Haven, Fla., he was an employee of Maverick Tube, in Blytheville, Ark. and he attended the Assembly of God Church.

Survivors also include one daughter, Allison Nicole Caldwell, of Tallapoosa; two sons, Tyler Scott Stultz, of Campbell, Mo. and Dakota Blaze Babb, of Portageville, Mo. and two brothers, Adam Matthew Thurman and Jesse Michael Thurman, Jr., both of Tallapoosa.

He was preceded in death by his step-father, Jesse Thurman, Sr

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, May 27, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden, Mo. Burial was in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton, Mo.

Juanita Young

Juanita Francis Young, 76, of Clarkton, Mo., died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born March 18, 1927, in Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Pleas and Pearl Warner McWilliams.

She married Edgar J. Young, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Hubert, J.T. and Edward McWilliams and one sister, Iola Alsup.

Survivors include one son, Terry L. Hartwick, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two sisters, Helen Edwards, of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Shirley Crane, of Clarkton, Mo.; one gradnchild, Kerry L. Hartwick, of High Ridge, Mo. and one great-granddaughter, Lauren Hartwick, of Bonne Terre, Mo.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, May 27, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Jerry Williams and Cleo Payne officiating.

Burial was in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.

Pallbearers were Eddie Moore, Cleo Payne, Lester Rice, Roy Cossey, Jim Sanders and Kerry Hartwick.

Memorials may be made to the Tatum Chapel General Baptist Church in Holcomb.