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Courtney Drew

Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Courtney Maxine Drew, 9, was born April 22, 1992 in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of Jeff and the late Tressie Barnes Drew, and died Sept. 29, 2001, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Morehouse. Her mother, Tressie, also died in the accident. She was in the fourth grade at Richland Elementary School in Essex and attended Big Ridge Baptist Church. Courtney is survived by her father, Jeff Drew and one sister, Bethany Drew, both of the home in Canalou; by her maternal grandmother, Bernice Barnes, also of Canalou; by her paternal grandmother, Nadas Drew of Vanduser; and her paternal great-grandmother, 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 conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. at the Ponder Funeral Chapel in Sikeston with Rev. Jack Lewis officiating. Interment followed in the Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston in charge of all arrangements.

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