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James E. Deffendall, 63, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Tuesday, April 5, 2016
at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born June 25, 1952 in
Dunklin, Co. to Ola Smith Deffendall and the late Jessie J. Deffendall.
James was a long time resident of Poplar Bluff He attended Little Brown
General Baptist Church.
Besides his mother, James is survived by two brothers, Gene Deffendall
of Van Buren, Mo. and Edward Deffendall of Reeves Mo.; and three
sisters, Doris Kalkbrenner , Dorothy O'Kelly and Ola Mae Deffendall, all
of Poplar Bluff, Mo.
A graveside service will be Friday, April 8, 2016 at City Cemetery at 11
A.M. The Rev. Shelvie Stephens will officiate. Arrangements are under
the direction of Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home.
Carolin "Sue" Hunter, 69, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Friday, April 15, 2016
at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born in Poplar Bluff
June 23, 1946 to Addie B. Elder Gowin and the late Carl Lee Gowin. She
was a long time resident of Poplar Bluff.
She married Larry E. Hunter, Feb. 11, 1967, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He
Carolin was a homemaker who enjoyed going to all sports and school
activities of her grandchildren. She volunteered at Special Olympics and
Senior Olympics. She also enjoyed taking care of animals.
Besides her husband she is survived by three sons, Larry Carl Hunter of
Moore, Ok., Jimmy Joe Hunter of Piemont, Ok. and Shawn "Bear" Hunter
of Poplar Bluff; one daughter, Kenna Lee Hunter of Alaska; one brother
Carl Gowin of Tulsa, Ok.; one sister, Karen Shepard of Doniphan, Mo.;
and eight grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 6 P.M. at the Eagles Property
on Co. Rd. 608. Please wear casual attire. For more information and
directions call Shawn "Bear" Hunter at 573-714-3144 or Sassy at
Arrangements are under the direction of Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home.
Franchell Turner, 70, of Tacoma, Wash., died April 25, 2016 at her
Visitation will be Saturday, May 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at
Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m.
at City Cemetery. Apostle Anthony Q. Williams will officiate..