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Joyce A. Kinsey

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Joyce Addel Kinsey, age 75, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of  Ripley County, Mo., passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Westwood Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.  

Mrs. Kinsey was born July 5, 1937, at Chico, California.  She was a member of Victory Fellowship Church of God in Fairdealing. Mo.  She was employed in home health care.  Her hobbies were flower gardening.  She enjoyed her pets and she loved her grandson, Skyler.

Survivors are her children Wayne and wife, Lynn Kinsey of Poplar Bluff, David Kinsey of Atlanta, Ga. and LeAnn Kinsey of Pole, Alaska; a brother, Thomas Stuart of Fairdealing, and grandsons, Skyler Kinsey and Brooks Dunkin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Stuart and Vera (Hemingway) Stuart, and a sister, Carol Paoli.

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday October 13, 2012 at Kinsey Cemetery near Harviell, Mo.,  with Bishop Kent Miller officiating. 

 Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff is in charge of arrangements.

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Monday, October 8th, 2012

Ken Presson, 73, of Aurora, Mo., formerly of Poplar Bluff, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2012 at Cox Medical Center in Springfield,Mo. 

 Mr. Presson was born December 8, 1938 in Broseley, Mo. He was a retired school administrator.   Mr. Presson enjoyed hunting, fishing and time spent with family.  He was a member of the Gideons International and Retired Teachers Association.  He was also in the National Guard.

On September 5, 1970 he married Carol Dickensheets in Hannibal, Mo. and she survives.  Also surviving are children, Kenna McCleery(Brian)  and Justin “Jay” Presson(Debbie) ; 3 sisters, Mavis Presson, Joyce Absheer, and Carolyn Eddy, and four grandchildren.

Mr Presson was preceded in death by his parents, Les Presson and Flossie May-Presson and his brother Coy Presson

Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 11, 2012, at the First Church of God 3482 South Westwood, Poplar Bluff, Mo.    Funeral service will begin at 11:30 at the church, with Rev. Richard Triplett officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Gardens. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has designated funds to be donated to: Berean Christian Academy, P.O. Box 506,  Monett, MO  65708 or Gideons International P.O. Box 412 Poplar Bluff, MO  63902 or the family has also set up an account at People’s Community State Bank in Poplar Bluff.

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