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Area Deaths

Sunday, August 17, 2003

Delcie Ford

Delcie Myers Ford, 81, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo.

Born July 21, 1922, in Deering, Mo., a daughter of the late Robert and Onie Keller Myers, she was a 1943 graduate of Deering High School and retired from Brown Shoe Co.

On March 21, 1953, in Piggott, Ark., she married John Ford, Jr., who preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1987.

Survivors include a niece, whom she raised, Lois Goodale and husband, Donald, of Caruthersville; an aunt, Mandie Smithson, of Steele, Mo.; an uncle, Chester Keller, of Steele; two great-nephews, Donald Goodale, Jr. and Larry Randle Ford, Jr., both of Caruthersville.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 15, at H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with the Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Fearl Faulkner, Harold Ford, John A. Thompson, Michael E. Ford, Larry Joe Thompson and Rick N. Clark.

Adam Hays

Adam Boyce Hays, 19, of Campbell, Mo., died Friday, August 15, 2003, in Campbell.

Born on August 5, 1984 in Poplar Bluff, Mo., a son of Boyce Alan Hays and Diana Suzanne Blackmore. both of Campbell, he was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden, Mo. He graduated from Campbell High School in 2003, were he was a member of the Campbell FFA, an honor student; member of the Children of the American Revolution and vice president of Missouri Border Chapter of the Children of the Confederacy. He was planning to attend Southeast Missouri State University.

Other survivors include, two brothers, William Allan Blakemore Hays and Carson Ryan Hays, both of Campbell; one sister, Taylor Patricia Hays of Campbell; grandparents, Joe and Frieda Blakemore of Holcomb, Mo.; and a great-grandmother, Emogene Hall of Holcomb.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Joyce Hays.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, August 17, at the First Baptist Church in Campbell, with Rev. Randy Vaughn officiating.

Burial will be in the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo.

Landess Funeral Home in Campbell is in charge of services.

Eldon Huckabee

Eldon Elwood Huckabee, 55, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, at the Senath Nursing Home in Senath.

Born Oct. 15, 1947, he was a son of Elwood Onspoil and Jean Huckabee.

On Dec. 12, 1974, in Cardwell, Mo., he married Sheila Johnson, who survives.

Other survivors include his father, Elwood Huckabee of Florida; his mother, Jean Caulk of Illinois; one son, Jonathan Huckabee of Senath; one daughter, Ashlee Huckabee of Senath; one brother, Willis Caulk of Illinois; two sisters, Barbara Deweese of Tennessee and Donna Dubois of Montana; three grandchildren, Brandy Tunison, Michael Huckabee and Kelsie Owen; and a special friend, Janice Tunison of Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Debbie Caulk.

Funeral services are 10 a.m. today, Sunday, Aug. 17, in the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel, with the Revs. Troy Alley and Sean Winkle officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Sean Winkle, Charley Shaver, William Wofford, Willis Clark and Joe Don Thompson.

Mary Lambert

Mary Lois Lambert, 68, of Gosnell, Ark., died Thursday, Aug. 14, at Gosnell Health Care.

Born March 27, 1935, in Yarbro, a daughter of Ervin Lee and Mable Johnson Lambert, she was a Baptist and retired employee of Myers Bakery and Acco.

She is survived by a brother, John Ray Lambert of Russellville, Ark. and three sisters, Effie Sanders and Lindell Lambert both of Gosnell and Martha Ann DeCanter of Montana.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Grisham.

Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Cobb Funeral Home in Blytheville, Ark.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Memorial Park Cemetery with Dr. Max Briley officiating.

Josie Seaman

Josie McLain Seaman, 86, of Kennett, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2003 at National Health Care of Kennett.

Born Feb. 11, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Sherman William and Emmer Busch Taylor.

She married Thomas Orven McLain who preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Charles McLain, of Topeka, Kan; four daughters, Frieda Noonon and husband, Jimmy, of Senath, Mo.; Kathy Burcham and husband, Orville, of Cardwell, Mo., Brenda Sessems and husband, Jerry, of DeSoto, Mo. and Doris Smith of Kennett; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Thomas McLain, one daughter, Shirley Jean McLain, two brothers Lex Taylor and Henry Taylor; one sister, Adah McCorckle and two grandchildren, Tony Burcham and Charles McLain.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. today, Sunday, Aug. 17, at the McDaniel Funeral Service Chapel in Senath, with Greg Pollock officiating.

Burial will be in McGrew Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Orville Burcham, Jerry Sessums, Jimmy Noonon, Terry Burcham, Earl Dean Taylor and Tommy McLain. Mary Woodruff

Mary Madeline Woodruff, 80, of Puxico, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born April 28, 1923, in Dudley, Mo., a daughter of the late Logan W. and Mildred Hutchcraft Clark, she was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church near Puxico.

On Nov. 23, 1940, she married Samuel Woodcraft in Bloomfield, Mo. He preceded her in death Aug. 24, 1999.

Survivors include one son, Ronald Woodruff of Jackson, Mo., four daughters, Donna Lewis of Lafayette, Tenn., Luann Baugher of Puxico, Doris Seabaugh of Holcomb, Mo. and Marlene Lowe of Kennett; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Dean and Dennis Elton Woodruff.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. today, Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel with the Rev. Ray Placher officiating.

Burial will be in the Taylor Cemetery near Essex, Mo.