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area deaths

Wednesday, August 6, 2003

Mazie Cook

Mazie Ballinger Cook, 85, of Kennett, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 4, 1917, in Casa, Ark., daughter of the late Charlie and Minerva Coats Crawford, she was a social worker and a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She married Milton Ballinger, who preceded her in death. She later married L.C. Cook, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Carole LaDonne "Donnie" Ballinger Hooker and three brothers, Percy Odell, Howard and A.J. Crawford.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Ballinger, of Venice, Fla.; one brother, Charlie Crawford, of Kennett; two sisters, Pebble Clevenger and Lucille Clevenger, both of Kennett; three grandchildren, Terri Ballinger, of Clearwater, Fla., Heath Hooker, of Leachville, Ark. and Scott Ballinger, of Jonesboro, Ark. and one great-grandchild, Dylan Dennehy.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Revs. Paul Lanning and Richard Combs officiating.

Burial was in the Senath Cemetery at Senath, Mo.

James Gurlen

James Kevin Gurlen, 39, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 4, 2003, at his residence.

Born April 30, 1964, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of James L. "Bud" Gurlen, of Poplar Bluff and Lorene Rogers Gurlen Carlson, of Cape Girardeau, Mo, he was a member of the First Christian Church in Malden.

On April 9, 1983, in Malden, he married Tammy Marie Dowdy, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one daughter, Shannon Gurlen, of Malden; three brothers, Shane Glover, of Cape Girardeau and Joshua and Jesse Gurlen, both of Poplar Bluff and a grandmother, Marie Rogers, of Poplar Bluff.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ross and Josie Gurlen and Clarence Rogers.

Visitation will begin at 7 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Phillips officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Juanita Hornbuckle

Juanita Hornbuckle, 79, of Paragould, Ark., died Monday, Aug. 4, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.

Born Oct. 14, 1923, in Manila, Ark., daughter of the late William J. and Spicy Bowman Wright, she was a homemaker, an aircraft assembler during WWII and of the Baptist faith.

She married Wilven D. Hornbuckle, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Linda J. Craft; two brothers, Martin Cob and Henry Wright and one sister, Mary Camp.

Survivors include two brothers, J.C. Wright, of Benton, Ark. and Leo Wright, of Stuttgart, Ark.; one sister, Lemeno Pearsall, of Dexter, Mo.; two grandchildren, Connie White, of Paragould and Carl Lee, of Kennett; four great-grandchildren, Lindsey Glidwell, Adam White and David and Alex Lee and two great-great-grandchildren, Jeffery Glidwell and Nikki Nicole Franklin.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Heath Funeral Home in Paragould.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Heath Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Winn officiating.

Burial will be in the Greene County Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Paragould.

Pallbearers will be Tim and Adam White, Carl, Alex and David Lee and Steve Floyd.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1204 Robinwood, Paragould, Ark. 72450.

Daniel Masterson, Jr.

Daniel Thomas Masterson, Jr., 74, of Kennett, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2003, at the Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston, Mo.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Sat. Aug. 16, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

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Howard Nichols

Howard Eugene Nichols, 85, of Guntersville, Ala., died Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala.

Born April 17, 1918, in Oklahoma, son of the late Ben Bedeese and Lola Lee Riddle Nichols, he was a U.S. Army veteran, member of the American legion Post 1983 and was active in Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 332 Guntersville. He as a member of the Marshall Masonic Lodge 209, Shriner Cahabe Temple of Huntsville, Scottish Rite 32nd Degree of Sacramento, Calif. and a member of the First Baptist Church in Guntersville.

Survivors include his wife, Agnes Christian Nichols, of Guntersville; one daughter, Deanna Johnson, of Gadsden, Ala.; one brother, John Nichols, of Byers, Texas; two sisters, Lena O'Brien, of Byers and Lydia Tomlin, of Seminole, Texas and one grandchild, Terri Robenstine, of Guntersville.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Lulu Cemetery near Senath, Mo.

Pat Sale

Pat Sale, 64, of Malden, Mo., formerly of Gideon, Mo. died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Aug. 6, 1938, in Gideon, daughter of the late Walter and Marie Rogers Walker, she was a homemaker, a member of the Malden American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and of the Baptist faith.

She was formerly married to Roy A. Sale, Jr., of Cape Girardeu, Mo.

Survivors include two daughters, Teresa Cook and husband, Donald and Yvonne Sale, all of Malden; two sons, Ike Sale and wife, Katrina, of Gaston, S.C. and James Sale and wife, Liz, of Kalamazoo, Mich.; three sisters, Margaret Riley and Betty Brown, both of Malden and Sue Campbell, of Gideon; four brothers, Dale and Scott Walker, both of Garden City, Ga., Russell Walker, of Parma, Mo. and Jerry Walker, of Gideon; 12 grandchildren, Christy Allen, Michelle Rowell, Josh Witty, Timmy, Ikie, Jillian and Ross Sale, Chuck, Lesley and Adam Cook and Chandelle and Justin Spencer and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, David Michael Sale.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the Landess Funera lHome in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Bootheel Youth Museum, 700 N. Douglas, Malden, Mo. 63863 or to any children's charity.

Gerald Vaughn

Gerald Vaughn, 71, of Cardwell, Mo., died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003, at the Senath Nursing Rehab in Senath, Mo.

Born March 15, 1932, in Cardwell, he was the son of the late Dalton and Ella Mae Jones Vaughn.

Suvivors include his wife, Amy Vaughn, of Cardwell; two sons, Gerald D. Vaughn, of Cardwell and Dalton Bret Vaughn and wife, Sonya, of Fenton, Mich.; two daughters, Lisa Howard and husband, John, of Mt. Morris, Mich. and Judy Harris and husband, Phil, of Jerome, Ariz.; one brother, Bobby G. Vaughn, of Burton, Mich.; one sister, Shirley Barnd, of Cardwell; seven grandchildren, Angela and Joseph Porter, Joey and Gerald E. Vaughn and Edward, Jessica and John Daniel Howard and one great-grandchild, Joshua Porter.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Arbyrd, Mo. with DeWayne Jones officiating.

Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Mike, J.T. and Jerry Jones, John Howard, Mike Vaughn and Joe Callahan.

Honorary pallbearers were Chester Mething and Jim and Jerry Callahan.