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October 26, 2011. She was born June 7, 1929 in Fairdealing, Mo.
Dorothy was a homemaker, enjoyed being with family and friends, and listening to
She attended the Assembly of God Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Minnie Ridlen.
Surviving are two daughters, Frances Mattison of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Evelyn
Newberry of Jackson, Tn.; and one brother, Wayne Ridlen of Marriette, Ga. Also
surviving are three grandchildren, Jennifer Adamson, Trevor Mattison both of
Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Erin Newberry of Jackson, Tn.; two great-grandchildren,
Race Adamson and Jacey Adamson, both of Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Jo Ann Wills , born February 2, 1959, died Saturday October 22, 2011 at Poplar
Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was a life time resident of Poplar Bluff.
She worked at Myrtles Cafe for many years. She enjoyed sewing and being with
friends and family.
Surviving are her mother, Evelyn Wills, one brother, Micheal Wills, and one sister
Brenda Huffman, all of Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Alpha E. Hendricks, 96, of Ellsinore, Mo. died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at Poplar
Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born August 28, 1915
in Allenville, Mo.
Mrs. Hendricks was a cook at East Carter School. She enjoyed sewing, being with
family and was a member of the Red Hat Society, Ellsinore Street Walkers Exercise
Club, Eastern Star, and Friendly Bunch. She also attended Grace Baptist Church of
Survivors include: one brother, Theodore Wells, of Phoenix, Arizona; and one
sister, Freda Boyer, of Ellsinore, Missouri.