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Tressie Drew

Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Tressie Drew was born Dec. 1, 1962 in Sacramento, Calif., the daughter of Bernice Bohannon Barnes of Canalou and the late Paul Barnes, Sr., and died Sept. 29. 2001, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Morehouse. Her daughter, Courtney, also died in the accident. On June 18, 1983, she was united in marriage to Jeff Drew, he survives of the home in Canalou. She operated the Morehouse Cafe and was a member of the Big Ridge Baptist Church. Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Bethany Drew of the home; by three brothers, Paul Barnes, Jr. of Canalou, and her twin brothers, Don and Ron Barnes of Sikeston; by one half-sister, Kay Seiler of Sikeston; by her mother-in-law, Nadas Drew of Vanduser; and her grandmother-in-law, Maxine Hale of Vanduser. Visitation was held on Monday, Oct. 1 from 5-8 p.m. at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. in the Ponder Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jack Lewis officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston in charge of all arrangements.

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