Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Corine Carter Davis

Mrs. Corine Carter Davis,94, passed on Decemeber 27, 2010 at home. Services will be Friday December 31, 2010 at Goodway M.B. Church at 2:00 P.M. Visitation will be held at the Beck Funeral Home in Philadelphia, MS on December 30, 2010 from 4-6P.M. Burial will take place at the Donald Rest Cemtery in Philadelphia, MS

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Keith A. Hunt

Keith A. Hunt October 1, 1951 - December 26, 2010


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Fri. December 31, 2010 - 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Ackerman Church of Christ

SERVICE: Fri. December 31, 2010 @ 1:30 PM at Ackerman Church of Christ

INTERMENT: Mt. Nebo Cemetery

Preferred Charities and Donations
Ackerman Church of Christ

Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628

Angel Marie Barnett

Infant Angel Marie Barnett, 3 months, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 23, 2010, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Thursday, December 30, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be at 12 noon on Thursday, December 30, 2010, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Memorial Park Cemetery. Angel was born on September 24, 2010.

She is survived by her mother, Sheri Gordon of Louisville, Mississippi; her father, Lee A. Barnett of Hattiesburg, Mississippi; her twin brother, Nathan Barnett; grandparents, Ruby and Glentis Green all of Louisville, Mississippi; one sister, Kayleigh Barnett of Kings Langley, England; Aunt Angie and Uncle Chris Randall of Brandon, Mississippi; Aunt Brenda and Uncle Glen Green of Southaven, Mississippi; Aunt Gaynor Hayes of South Oxey, England; cousins, Rachel and Kenny Bishop, Wes and Alyn Bishop of Kosciusko, Mississippi; Matthew Brune of Jackson, Mississippi; Troy Hallmark of Tupelo, Mississippi; Michael Green of Missouri; Krystal and Kevin Baugh, Addison and Payton Baugh of River Bend, Missouri; and James and Louise Hayes of South Oxey, England.

Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements

Monday, December 27, 2010

Wesley Dempsey

Mr. Wesley Elton Dempsey, 85, died Sunday, December 26th, at State Veterans Home in Oxford , MS. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 29th, at 1:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Stacy Parvin officiating. Interment will be in Whitehall Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Mr. Dempsey was born August 20th, 1925, in Winston County. He was a retired construction worker. He was an Army veteran, a Shriner, and a member of Whitehall United Methodist Church. After serving his country in WWII he was awarded The Bronze Star and The Purple Heart. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Dee Smith Dempsey, two brothers, Curtis Dempsey and William Dempsey, three sisters, Janie Pearson, Earlene McAulife, and Lena Mae Horton. He is survived by his son, Wayne Dempsey of Houston, MS, a brother, Bobby Bryce Dempsey of Louisville, MS, two sisters, Lucille Alexander of Columbus, MS and Brentis Alexander of Columbus, MS, three grandchildren, David Wayne Dempsey, Jennifer Ann Ramage, and John Elton Dempsey, four great grandchildren, Logan Elias Dempsey, Natalie Ann Dempsey, Cooper Wilson Dempsey, and Jonathan Alexander Dempsey. Memorials may be made to Whitehall United Methodist Church.

Megan n. Bramlett

Megan N. Bramlett
October 12, 2000 - December 21, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628

Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Wednesday December 29, 2010 - 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Weir Baptist Church in Weir, MS

SERVICE: Wednesday December 30, 2010 @ 2:00 PM at Weir Baptist Church in Weir, MS

INTERMENT: Bear Creek Baptist Cemetery (Attala County)

Preferred Charities and Donations
Megan N. Bramlett Memorial Fund -- C/O Pat Garey @ M&F Bank in Ackerman, MS

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Willie Riley

Mr. Willie Riley, 81, passed on December 21, 2010 at Rush Hospital in Meridian Mississippi. Funeral services will be Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at Jersulem Temple Church in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Burial will take place at Donald Rest Cemetery, Philadelphia, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home Philadelphia is in charge of arrangements.

Rita June Gregory

Rita June Gregory, 80, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Friday, December 24, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 24, 2010, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Murphy Creek Baptist Church cemetery. Rev. Walter Simmons will be officiating. Mrs. Gregory was born on January 10, 1930, to Armsteed B. and Ruby McBrayer Rogers. She was a sales clerk at Black’s Department Store and a member of Murphy Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, George Gregory; one son, George W. “Buddy” Gregory, Jr., both of Louisville, Mississippi; a sister, Dean Reese of Meridian, Mississippi; two grandchildren, Eric Gregory and Heather Tabor both of Louisville, Mississippi; and five great-grandchildren, Hunter and Hayze Gregory, Alexis, Ashlyn, and Devin Tabor. Preceding her in death were her parents, Armsteed B. and Ruby McBrayer Rogers.
Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Clarence A. "Bud" Sullivan


Clarence A. "Bud" Sullivan
(January 16, 1933 - December 21, 2010

Mr. Clarence Albert “Bud” Sullivan, 77, died Tuesday, December 21st, at his home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, Dec. 23rd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Bobby Joe Butler and Rev. Fred Underwood officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Sullivan was born January 16, 1933, in Louisville, MS. He was a retired machinist for Taylor Machine Works. He was a member of Zion Ridge Pentecostal Church. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ruby Beatrice Walker Sullivan of Louisville; two daughters, Charline (Bill) Stewart of Louisville, and Marilyn (Jerry) Bressler of Harlingen, TX; four grandchildren, Renee (Chas) Allen, Benji (Liz) Davis, Charles Davis, and Suzanne (Alan) Brown; and two great grandchildren, Jesse Galan Allen and Clara Grace Allen. Pallbearers are Benji Davis, Chas Allen, Alan Brown, Travis Sullivan, Joe Sullivan, and Dwight Sullivan. Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital.

Lt. Col. (Ret.) William Henry “Spec” McGee


Lt. Col. (Ret.) William Henry “Spec” McGee, 77, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Dec. 23rd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Billy Bowie officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Thursday until service time. Mr. McGee was born December 10, 1933, in Louisville, MS, the son of Louise McNeel and John Lawrence McGee. He earned a BS degree at Mississippi State University, and his Masters degree from the University of Omaha. He was a retired Lt. Colonel with the U. S. Army, and served in Vietnam. After retirement, he was a sales rep for Brunt Ward Chevrolet for 16 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Bettye Davis McGee of Louisville, MS; a daughter, Dr. Shawn Campbell of Lexington, KY; a son, William Lawrence “Bill” McGee (Angie) of Slidell, LA; a sister, Bonnie Jewell (Dannie) of Louisville, MS; and four grandchildren, Mason McGee, Hayden McGee, Katherine Campbell, and Cason Campbell. Pallbearers are Hayden McGee, Mason McGee, Cason Campbell, Ryan Neel Jewell, Parrish Jewell, Michael McGee, John Woodward, and Davis Woodward. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Kitchen Fund, P. O. Box 547, Louisville, MS, 39393.

Rubye Crocker Keeton

Rubye Crocker Keeton

February 5, 1947 - December 20, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: NONE

SERVICE: Thursday December 23, 2010 @ 10:00 AM at GRAVESIDE-Enon Cemetery (Ackerman,MS)

INTERMENT: Enon Cemetery


Preferred Charities and Donations
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Ginger Kay Sanders Barton

Ginger Kay Sanders Barton

February 20, 1949 - December 19, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Wednesday December 22, 2010 - 9:30 AM until Service Time at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Bradley, MS

SERVICE: Wednesday December 22, 2010 @ 11:00 AM at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Bradley, MS


INTERMENT: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery


Preferred Charities and Donations
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

Monday, December 20, 2010

Carthenia Wragg

Carthenia Wragg, 69, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2010, at her home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Servicewill be Thursday, December 23, 2010, at 2 p.m., from the funeral home chapel, with burial in the Hopewell Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 12 noon until 6 p.m.

Johnny Ray Fulton


Johnny Ray Fulton, 47, passed away at his home on Wednesday December 15, 2010, in Louisville, Mississippi.Funeral Service will be Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at 1 p.m., from the Chapel of Beck Funeral Home.Visitation will be on Tuesday from 12 noon unt 6 p.m., from the funeral home.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Larry Randall Toms

Mr. Larry Randall Toms, 61, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at the University Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Friday, Dec. 17th, at Rocky Hill Methodist Cemetery, with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment will be in Rocky Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Toms was born August 3, 1949, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He was machinist.
He is survived by a daughter, Victoria L. Toms; three sons, Joseph Toms, Cory L. Toms, and Alan Toms; two brothers Danny Toms and David Toms; and one grandchild, Tempest R. Toms. Memorials may be made to Rocky Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Larry Haggard, 101 Jordan Circle, Louisville, MS, 39339.

Louie Edwards Kemp


Mrs. Louie Kemp, 93, died on December 16, 2010 at Lakeside Village in Noxapater. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 18th, at First Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Bob Schwanebeck officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday at the church.
Mrs. Kemp was born in Mendenhall in 1917 to the late John P. and Saleta Edwards. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Carter Kemp and her sister and brother-in-law, Judge and Mrs. Henry Lee Rodgers. She is survived by her two daughters, Sharri Hendrix (Joey) of Oxford and Nancy Hall (CA) of Benton, as well as 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Louie received degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University where she was awarded a doctorate degree in guidance and counseling. She taught school at Noxapater High School, Louisville High School and Mississippi State University where she also worked in curriculum and research. She was named to the Advisory Board for the College of Education Mississippi State University. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Louisville. She was a past member of the Louisville Junior Auxiliary, Fortnightly Club, Winston County Triad, Winston County Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year as well as a member of the Winston County Hospital Board. She was named a Blue Cross Ageless Hero in 2000 for her community service. She was named Outstanding State Co-ordinator for AARP where she worked with tax-aide and the Legislature to promote programs for the elderly. In 2002 she was named the Republican of the Year and was awarded the Mississippi Governor’s Power of One award. She was a member of the Mississippi Retired Teachers Association, Mississippi Official Women’s Club, and the Mississippi Ladies Bar Association.
Pallbearers are Jamie McMillin, Giles Ward, Charles Bond, John Fair, Niles McNeel, Bennie Hill, and Jimmy McMillin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P. O. Box 50, Memphis, TN, 38101-9929, or the Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 A. C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL, 32256 (www.woundedwarriorproject.org) , or the charity of your choice

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Jerry Lee Stricklin

Jerry Lee Stricklin, 72, passed away, on Monday December 13, 2010, at Winston County Nursing Home, Louisville, Mississippi.Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 18, 2010, at 1 p.m., from Rock Port United Methodist Chruch, Ackerman, Mississipi , with burial in the Bethany Presbyterian Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home in Charge.

Willie B. Geeter

Willie B Geeter, 71, passed away on Monday, December 13, 2010, at the Noxubee County Hospital, Macon, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 18, 2010, at 12 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home Chapel, Louisville, Mississippi, with Burial in the Ruth Cemetery, Macon, Mississippi.
Visitation will be Friday, December 17, 2010, at the funeral home from 12 noon until 6 p.m.

Patrick LaShawn Thames


Patrick LaShawn Thames, 22, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2010, on Hwy., 16 East, Philadelphia, Mississippi from an auto accident.Funeral service will be Thursday, December 16, 2010, at 1 p.m., from Warren Chapel Church of God in Christ, Louisville, Mississippi. Burial will be at Memorial Garden Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Jesse Harold Fondren

Jesse Harold Fondren October 7, 1949 - December 11, 2010

VISITATION: Sunday December 12, 2010 - 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS

SERVICE: Monday December 13, 2010 @ 2:00 PM at South Union Methodist near Ackerman, MS
INTERMENT: South Union Methodist Cemetery

Preferred Charities and Donations
South Union Methodist Church Cemetery Fund

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Ida Patterson

Miss Ida Patterson, 96, passed away on Friday, December 10, 2010, at her residence in Preston, Mississippi. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 12, 2010, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. Billy Sodders and Rev. Allen Eaves officiating. She was a retired cafeteria manager and a member of Ebenezer Pentecostal Church of Preston.
Miss Patterson is survived by a host of nieces and nephews, as well as special friends, Geraldine Butts of Preston, Mississippi; George Wade Bates, Sr. and Frank Bates both of Birmingham, Alabama; and her care keepers. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Mollie Sullivan Patterson; three brothers; and three sisters.
Memorials may be made to Gideon’s or to a charity of your choice. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling the arrangements.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Archie L Kennedy


Mr. Archie L Kennedy, 85, passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at the Winston County Medical Center, Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 11, 2010, at the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, at 1 p.m., with Burial in the church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from the Funeal home. The body will be placed in the church on Saturday one hour prior to service time.

Bobbie Jean Watts

Mrs. Bobbie Jean Watts, 68, passed away on Monday, December 6, 2010, at the Riverview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Greenwood, MS.Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 11, 2010, at 11 a.m., from the Maple Springs United Methodist Church, Louisville, Mississippi, with burial in the Center Ridge Church Cemetery, Louisville, MS., The body will be placed in the church one hour before service time.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Jack Bray

Mr. Jack Bray, 88, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2010, in Lufkin, Texas. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Friday, December 10, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2010, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Andrew Pearson officiating. During WWII, he answered the call of his country by serving in the U. S. Merchant Marines. Mr. Bray was a Baptist by faith and, by profession, he was the plant manager for Arco Plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Elk Lodge.He is survived by his wife, Blanche Bray of Broaddus, Texas; one son, McKinley Bray of Bellvue, Nebraska; one daughter, Lila “Patti” Chmelar and husband, Frank, of Caldwell, Texas; stepson, Timothy I. McCollough, of Houston, Texas; one stepdaughter, Lea Ann Geraci and husband, Tony, of New Caney, Texas; three sisters, Peggy Bradley and husband, C. M. “Hook,” of Mobile, Alabama, Joyce Jones also of Mobile, Alabama, and Rissie McNeel of Century, Florida; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lila Maude Bray; parents, McKinley Charles Bray and Ernie Mae Miller Bray; two brothers and two sisters.In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling local arrangements

H. Richard Cannon

Rev. H. Richard Cannon, 78, went to be with the Lord on December 4, 2010, after a long illness. Visitation is Tuesday, December 7, 2010, from 5-8 p.m. at funeral home and Wednesday, December 8, 2010, from 12-2 p.m. at church. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at French Camp Presbyterian Church with burial in the French Camp Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home in Kosciusko is handling the arrangements. Mr. Cannon was born in Asheville, NC on October 13, 1932. He graduated from Ft. Lauderdale High School and received his BA degree at Columbia International University. Mr. Cannon did graduate studies at Biola University in California, Wheaton College in Illinois, and Westminister Seminary in Pennsylvania. In 1956, Mr. Cannon married his high school sweetheart, Carol Kretzler. Together they served as missionaries to New Guinea. Mr. Cannon had several successful ministries. He pastored two churches, one in Philadelphia, PA and one in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. In 1977, Mr. Cannon became the President of French Camp Academy, where he served for 26 years before retirement. The Lord blessed his vision with the founding of WFCA Radio Station, the Bed & Breakfast, the Drane Home, the building of a new high school building and four dormitories, as well as growth that included the expansion of the Historical Area and Camp programs. In addition, he facilitated the acquisition of Chamberlain Hunt Academy to begin the joint ministry between the two organizations. Survivors include: his wife, Carol; two daughters, Kimberly Cannon and Christina Cannon Beutin; one son, Kevin Cannon; three brothers, Jack Cannon of Winter Haven, FL, Allen Cannon of Pelahatchie, FL and Dan Cannon of Bowie, Maryland; and two granddaughters, Taylor Cannon and "Kiki" Beutin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Columbia International University, Evangelical Alliance Mission, or French Camp Academy.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Parnell Baxter

Parnell Baxter
April 3, 1927 - December 6, 2010

Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Tuesday December 7, 2010 - 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MSSERVICE: Wednesday December 8, 2010 @ 11:00 AM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS
INTERMENT: Bethel Methodist Cemetery in Winston County, MS

Preferred Charities and Donations
Charity of Choice

Rev Earnest Ray Mason Gibson

Rev. Earnest Ray Mason Gibson passed on December 4, 2010. Funeral Services will be Tuesday 1:00 P.M. in Decatur, MS at Sunny Hill M.B. Church. Burial will take place at the Sunny Hill M.B. Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Beck Funeral Home Philadelphia Chapel on Monday December 6, 2010.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Mamie Clark

Mrs. Mamie Clark, 85, passed away at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home on Saturday, December 4, 2010, in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, from 1 p.m. until service time. Funeral services will be held at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, with Rev. Larry Haggard and Dr. Jimmy Jackson both officiating. Interment will follow in Flower Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Clark was born April 19, 1925, to Sudie Duran and Ervin Reaves. She was a homemaker and a member of Flower Ridge United Methodist Church in Louisville, Mississippi. She is survived by her son-in-law, William “Sonny” Presley of Louisville, Mississippi; three grandchildren, Dr. Marcus Andrew Presley and wife, Lynzy Lantier Presley, Christopher Michael Presley and wife, Michelle Lyn Presley, and Andrea Michelle Presley Eaves and husband, Chris Eaves; two great-grandchildren, Brianna Nicole Presley and Christopher Michael Presley, Jr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Walton Clark and her daughter, Carol Jean Clark Presley. Pallbearers will be Marcus Presley, Michael Presley, Steve Reaves, Charles Michael Clark, Thomas Clark, and William “Sonny” Presley. Tim Clark will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. .

Friday, December 3, 2010

Lenton "Pete" Pittman

Mr. Lenton Pittman, Jr., 38, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2010, at the Oktibbeha County Hospital, Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 04, 2010, at the Sturgis High School Gymnasium, with burial in the Mount Airy Church Cemetery. Visitation will take place on Friday from the funeral home from 12 noon until 6 p.m., and also in the Gym. one hour before service time.
Pete leaves to survive him, his wife, Kala Pittman, and three children, Shy, T.K. and Adasia, his mother and father, Lenton and Katie Pittman, two brother, Lawerence(Jennifer), Aundra Pittman, one sister, Cystal Lynn Miles and 12 Aunts, 10 Uncles and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Emodean Williams

Mrs. Emodean Williams, 84, passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2010, at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Friday, December 3, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, MS. Interment will follow in Rural Hill Cemetery with Rev. Larry Odom officiating. Mrs. Williams was born on April 1, 1926, to Clyde and Myrtie Doss Dodd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God in Kosciusko, Mississippi, where she taught Sunday School.
Mrs. Williams is survived by one son, Danny Carlton Williams, Sr. of McCool, Mississippi; one brother, Charles Dodd of Kimberly, Alabama; three grandchildren, Sherri Williams Cantey, Danny Carlton Williams, Jr., and Anthony James Williams; seven great-granchildren. Preceding her in death was her husband, Samuel C. Williams.
Pallbearers will be Dan Williams, Anthony Williams, Michael Cantey, Derrick Burchfield, and Jimmy Horton. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

William W. "Speedy" Barron

April 28, 1930 - December 1, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Saturday December 4, 2010 - 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS

SERVICE: Saturday December 4, 2010 @ 11:00 AM at
Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS

INTERMENT: Enon Cemetery


Preferred Charities and Donations
Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church PO BOX 294 Ackerman, MS 39735

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

R.W.Boydstun

Mr. R. W. Boydstun, 91, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Vicksburg Convalescent Home in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2010, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Kemper County with Dr. Brett Golson officiating. He was born on November 6, 1919, to Maude Hooks and Reuben W. Boydstun, Sr. Mr. Boydstun was a lawyer and was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville. During World War II, he answered the call of his country and served in the United States Army.
He is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Boydstun White and son-in-law, Billy White both of Vicksburg, Mississippi; three grandchildren, Keri White Frazier, Carley White and Caleb White; and one great-grandchild, Addison Rae Frazier. He was preceded in death by his wife, Coleen Swearingen Boydstun.

Marsha Reed Davis

Mrs. Marsha Reed Davis, 31, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2010, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2010, at Harmony Baptist Church with burial following in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Lundy officiating. Mrs. Davis was a homemaker and she attended Harmony Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Chris Davis; one son, James Kaleb Davis; and parents, Mitchell and Nita Reed all of Louisville, Mississippi.
Pallbearers will be Benny Luke, James Luke, T. P. Sullivan, Larry Gregory, Billy Quinn, and Barry Holloway. Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o David Holder, 359 Palmer Road, Louisville, MS 39339. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Wendell Breazeale Ingram

Wendell Breazeale Ingram
(July 1, 1940 - November 30, 2010)

Mr. Wendell Breazeale Ingram, 70, died Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, Dec. 1st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Chris Vowell officiating. Interment will be in Arlington Cemetery in Neshoba County. Mr. Ingram was born on July 1, 1940, in Neshoba County. He was a member of Arlington Baptist Church. He is survived by a brother, Ray Ingram of Louisville, and a sister, Helen Clark of Philadelphia, MS. Pallbearers are John Clark, Bobby Baker, Aubrey Conn, Earl Taylor, Truitt Breazeale, and Sherrell Breazeale. Memorials may be made to French Camp Academy or the American Cancer Society.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Maggie Sellers Haggard


Mrs. Maggie Sellers Haggard, 98, died Sunday, November 28th, 2010, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Dec. 1st, at First Baptist Church, with Rev. Arthur Story officiating. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Porter Funeral Home.
Mrs. Haggard was born March 11, 1912, in Winston County, MS. She was the daughter of Fennie Reed and Guy J. Sellers. Mrs. Haggard made her home in Noxubee County until she moved back to Louisville in 1970. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years and was very involved in W.M.U. work. In 1984, she received a certificate for her five years as Associational W.M.U. Director for Winston County. During this time she helped several churches get a W.M.U. started. In 1990, she received a diploma for completion of the W.M.U. Leadership courses. Mrs. Haggard was also a member of the Business and Professsional Women’s Club, the Garden Club and Music Club. She was a devoted prayer warrior for her family, friends, and her church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Haggard; a daughter, Katheryn Haggard; a brother Audrey Sellers, and four sisters, Mavis Wright, Avis Hill, Minnie Mae Eaves, and Eunice Eaves.
She is survived by four daughters, Jane (Carl) Baggett of St. Louis, MO, Judy (Wayne) Bolin of Brooksville, MS, Carolyn (J.D.) Pugh of Brooksville, MS, and Cindy Haggard of Louisville; a son, Donald (Annette) Haggard of Parsons, TN; three sisters, Marvine Kelly of Prentiss, MS, Gwendolyn (Clyde) Burrell of Slidell, LA, and Modean Moore of New Orleans; 23 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas offering at First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 547, Louisville, MS, 39339.

Bonnie Taylor Ellis

Mrs. Bonnie Taylor Ellis, 91, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2010, at home with her family in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at Poplar Flat Baptist Church in Louisville, MS. Interment will follow in the Poplar Flat Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Eugene Dobbs and Rev. Jonathan Peoples officiating. She was a retail clerk with TWL and a member of Poplar Flat Baptist Church and the WMU. Mrs. Ellis is survived five daughters: Margie Bell of Jackson, Mississippi, Ellen Dane and Wayne Prisock of Madison, Mississippi, Glenda and John W. Baswell of Ackerman, Mississippi, Sandra and Lavon Grace of Byram, Mississippi, and Connie Greer of Richton, Mississippi; one sister, Gladys Merritt and one brother, Ester Taylor both of Louisville, Mississippi; 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her husband, Leonard Ellis; her parents, John B. and Virgie Bagwell Taylor; four brothers, Burtron, J. D., Freeman, and Morris Taylor; and three sisters, Allie Mae Cockrell, Mattie Doris and Dessie Alene Taylor.Pallbearers will be Michael Grace, William Bell, Harris Bell, John Edd Baswell, Steve Prisock, and Preston Grace. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Dale Vance, Louis Shepard, Rick Nix, and Ben Stutson. Memorials may be made to the Poplar Flat Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Roy Roberts, 128 McMinn Circle, Louisville, MS, or to the American Heart Association. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Steve Albert Mayo

Mr. Steve Albert Mayo, 88, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2010, at Mississippi State Veteran’s Home in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Saturday, November 27, 2010, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 28, 2010, at the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jay Murphey officiating.
He was a retired carpenter and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Mr. Mayo answered the call of his country during the Korean Conflict and during World War II to serve in the United States Army.
He is survived by five nieces, three nephews, and a host of great-nieces and great-nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Steve D. and Eugenia Scott Mayo; three brothers, Loyce, Eldred, and James O. Mayo; and three sisters, Lillie Rose Mayo, Eunice Mayo and Opal VanLandingham.
Pallbearers will be Lester Griffin, Van Tharp, Barry VanLandingham, Chris VanLandingham, Neal Gregory, and Josh Mitchell. Memorials may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, c/o Kay Black, 3942 Shiloh Road, Louisville, MS 39339. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Lillie Pervis Clay

Mrs. Lillie Pervis Clay passed on November 19, 2010. Funeral services will be on 1:00 P.M.Wednesday 24, 2010 at the Union Grove M.B. Church in Union, Mississippi. Burial will take place in DeKalb Mississippi at Depot Hill Cemetery.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Wilma Sanders Davis

Wilma Davis (October 14, 1931 - November 21, 2010)

Mrs. Wilma Sanders Davis, 79, died Sunday, November 21st, 2010, at her home in Louisville, MS. Graveside services will be held at 12:00 P.M. Friday, November 26th, at Perkinsville Cemetery in Louisville, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will be in Perkinsville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Davis was born October 14th, 1931, in Louisville, MS. She was an accountant and a member of First United Methodist Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Davis, and her parents, Mary Helen Kelley and William H. Sanders.
She is survived by a daughter, Angela Gay Davis of Kingsport, TN; two sons, Dr. Gil Davis of Newton, MS, and Eddie Davis of Locust Grove, GA; a sister, Joanne Hudspeth of Tupelo, MS; a brother, Grady Sanders of Louisville, MS, and 6 grandchildren.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

James Russell


Mr. James Russell, 76, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2010, at the Winston County Nursing Home. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, November 24, 2010, at 1 p.m., from the Agape Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, Mississippi, Visitation will be Tuesday from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from the funeral home.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Samuel Edwards Oliver

Sammy Oliver
(September 12, 1960 - November 20, 2010)
Mr. Samuel Edwards Oliver, 50, died Saturday, November 20, 2010, at his home in Louisville, MS. A memorial service will be held at 3:30 P.M. Monday, November 22nd, at East Louisville Baptist church, with Rev. Mason Joy officiating. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Oliver was born September 12, 1960, in New Orleans, LA. He was a graduate of Louisville High School and the University of Central Florida. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Florida State University, and was an attorney in Orlando, FL. He was preceded in death by his mother, Edna Edwards Oliver. He is survived by his father, Richard J. Oliver of Orlando, FL; an aunt, Bobbie Lee and the late Bill Whitehead of Louisville; and an uncle, Billy Morris Edwards of Louisville; and a number of cousins. Memorials may be

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Ralph Massey

Mr. Ralph Massey
BORN: March 14, 1933
DIED: November 19, 2010
LOCATION: Louisville, MS
Mr. Ralph Massey, 77, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 19, 2010, at his home in Louisville, Mississippi, surrounded by his family. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Saturday, November 20, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 21, 2010, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Craig Springs Cemetery in Sturgis, Mississippi, with Rev. Eddie Agnew, Rev. Adrian Holley, Rev. Fred Frazier, Jr., and Rev. Dan Frakes officiating. Mr. Massey was a retired logger and a member of First Pentecostal Church of Louisville.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Massey of Louisville; one son, Larry (Gail) Massey of Louisville; one daughter, Daphne (Robert) Lovern of Philadelphia, Mississippi; three grandsons, Drew (Kristie) Massey and Josh Massey all of Louisville and Justin Lovern of Philadelphia; one great-grandson, Kade Massey of Louisville; two brothers, Paul (Claudine) Massey of Starkville, Mississippi and Felix Massey of Sturgis, Mississippi; one sister, Gladys (Clarence) Wiley of Starkville and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, J. D. Massey of Starkville; his mother, Grace Massey O’Kelley of Sturgis, Mississippi; and one brother, Birnes Massey of Ocala, Florida.

Pallbearers will be Drew Massey, Justin Lovern, Josh Massey, Ronnie Massey, Joe Shurden, Jr., Roy Wood, Michael Hemphill and Bud Hogan. Memorials may be made to Craig Springs Cemetery Fund, c/o Renee Pinnix, 3032 York Road, Sturgis, MS 39769. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling the arrangements.

Friday, November 19, 2010

William C.. "Billy" Pearson

Mr. William C. “Billy” Pearson, 64, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at Calvert Nursing Home in Calvert, Texas. Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 21, 2010, at Hopewell Baptist Church in Choctaw County with Rev. Terrell Mayo and Rev. Terry Mayo officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery. Mr. Pearson was a former resident of Louisville, Mississippi.
He is survived by two sisters, Eloise Burnham and Marie Livingston; one step-brother, C. A. “Pete” Simpson; one aunt, Jewell Mayo; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceding him in death were his parents, Vercie Mayo and William H. Pearson; two sisters, Vergie Hancock and Frances Piehl; and one brother, Hubert Pearson.
Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Katie C. Clay

Mrs. Katie C. Clay, 92, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2010, at her home. Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 12 Noon, from Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, Mississippi, Burial will be in the Little Member Cemetery, Macon, MS., Visitation will be Friday from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from the funeral home.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Christine Padilla Murphy

Christine Padilla Murphy

May 19, 1955 - November 13, 2010
Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Monday November 15, 2010 - 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Coleman Funeral Home

SERVICE: Tuesday November 16, 2010 @ 1:00 PM at the Ackerman Baptist Church

INTERMENT: Salem Cemetery

Preferred Charities and Donations
Salem Cemetery Fund

Tom Tiller

Mr. Tom Tiller, 57, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at the Winston County Medical Center.
Funeral Service will be Sunday, November 14, 2010, from the Beck Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Dorothy Lee Daniels Moore

Mrs. Dorothy Lee Daniels Moore, 51, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2010, at Sanctuary Hospice House.

Funeral service will be Saturday at 2 p.m., from the Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, Noxapater, MS. Burial will be at the Union Chapel Cemetery.

Thomas Hickman

Mr. Thomas Hickman, 75, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at the Winston County Nursing Home.
Funeral Services will be Friday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m., from the Mount Pleasant #1 Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in the Mount Sinai Cemetery.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Wilma Clark Sanders

Mrs. Wilma Clark Sanders, 99, died Friday, November 12, 2010 at the University Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, November 14th, at Evergreen Baptist Church, with Rev. Charles Davis officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Saturday at Porter Funeral Home. Mrs. Sanders was born April 25, 1911, in Louisville, MS, the daughter of Sallie Bennett and Johnnie C. Clark. She was a graduate of Noxapater High School and attended nursing school at the University of Virginia. She was a homemaker, and a member of Evergreen Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olyn Sanders, and a daughter, Betty Joyce Sanders. She is survived by two daughters, Joan Agent of Louisville, MS, and Jean King of Madison, MS; a sister, Ethel Atkinson of Louisville, MS; a brother, Ernest L. Clark of Denver, CO; four grandchildren, Suzanne Agent, Rebecca Phelps, Stephen King, and Nowell Agent; and seven great grandchildren, Ian & Noelle Scroubelos, and Abby, Heidi, Bennett, Maylee, and Sam David Phelps. Memorials may be made to Evergreen Baptist Church, 230 Evergreen Rd, Louisville, MS, 39339, or Hope Hollow Ministries, P. O. Box 2247, Madison, MS, 39130.

Jon William Rowsey

Jon William Rowsey died at his Colorado residence on Saturday, October 23, 2010.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William E. “Bill” Rowsey and Faye Burton Rowsey, and is survived by four siblings, Susan Rowsey Hudgins and Vicky Rowsey Brown of Franklin, Virginia, R. David Rowsey of North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, and Lisa Rowsey Winter of Cordova, TN.
Jon was born in Jackson, Ms on February 7, 1956, and was a 10-year resident of Colorado Springs. A Celebration of His Life will be held at St James Episcopal Church in Jackson on November 13, 2010, at 2:00. Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.
(The Rowsey's are former residents of Louisville. Bill Rowsey worked at Taylor's.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Wilson Clemons

Mr Wilson Clemons , 94, passed on November 8, 2010. Services will be Friday November 12, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at the Mars Hill C.O.G.I.C. in Philadelphia, MS. Burial will be at the Mars Hill C.O.G.I.C Church Cemetery.

Lula Mae Carter

Lula Mae Carter

81, died Saturday, November 6, 2010, in Louisville. (Beck, 662-3291)

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Hulon McQueen


Mr. Hulon McQueen, 77, passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2010, at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland, Mississippi. Graveside services will be Sunday, November 7, 2010, at 9 a.m., from the Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi.

Kendrick Latrell Miller


Kendrick Latrell Miller, 30, passed away November 3, 2010 in Carthage, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Agape Baptist Church in Louisville, Mississippi with burial in Union Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, November 5, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. from the funeral home.

Kenneth Luke

Mr. Kenneth Luke, 71, died Sunday, November 7, 2010, at his home in Louisville. A memorial service will be held at later date. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Luke was born May 12, 1939, in Greenville, MS. He was a retired welder for Taylor Machine Works, and an Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Martin Luke; three sons, Sam Luke of West Point, MS, and Tim Luke and Wayne Luke, both of Louisville, MS; a sister, Kitty Steadman of Louisville, MS; two brothers, Johnny Luke and Frankie Luke, both of Louisville, MS; and 6 grandchildren.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Olyn L. Houston

September 28, 1924 - November 5, 2010)

Mr. Olyn L. Houston, 86, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, Nov. 7th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Eddie Painter officiating. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Saturday at Porter Funeral Home. Mr. Houston was born September 28, 1924, in Winston County, MS. He was an Army and Navy veteran of World War II, and was a retired welder at Taylor Machine Works. He was a member of Ellison Ridge Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lynn Houston. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Smith Houston; four daughters, Roslyn Collins of Trussville, AL, Rhonda Hurt of Jacksonville, FL, Rebekah Reed of Charlotte, NC, and Ramona Green of Starkville, MS; two brothers, Theodore Houston and Otis Houston, both of Louisville, MS; 12 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. Pallbearers are Mike Fuller, Perry Hemphill, Larry Hemphill, Stanley Eaves, Larry Cockrell, Edward Stokes,and Johnny Eaves. Honorary pallbearers are Leroy Fulcher, John Moorehead, Ted Eaves, Gary Hill, and Steve Jernigan. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assn, the American Kidney Foundation, and the American Diabetes Foundation.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Patsy Jean Mullen

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Annie Mae McWilliams

Mrs. Annie Mae McWilliams, 92, passed on October 26, 2010. Funeral Services will be Saturday October 30, 2010 at the Beck Funeral Home Chapel in Philadelphia. Burial will take at the Cole Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday October 29, 2010 at the Beck Funeral Home Chapel from 1-3P.M.

Mary Alice Robertson

Mrs. Mary Alice Robertson, 76, died Wednesday, October 27, 2010, at Anderson Hospital in Meridian, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, Oct. 30th, at Vernon Assembly of God, with Rev. Jesse Ray officiating. Interment will be in Vernon Assembly of God Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at Porter Funeral Home. Mrs. Robertson was born June 19, 1934, in Winston County, MS. She was a retired case worker for the Miss. Dept. of Human Services, and was a member of Vernon Assembly of God. She is survived by her husband, W. E. Robertson, Jr. of Louisville; a son, Mike (Becky) Robertson of Loganville, GA; a daughter, Debbie Swaggart of Baton Rouge, LA; two sisters, Catherine Bracken of Crystal Springs, MA, and Christine Daniel of Preston, MS; two brothers, James H. Patterson of Philadelphia, MS, and Tilton Patterson of Preston, MS; six grandchildren, Jennifer Mullis, Gabriel Swaggart, Matthew Swaggart, Kirsten Warr, Vanessa Phelan, and Sydney Robertson; and seven great grandchildren, Samantha Swaggart, Abby Swaggart, Ryder Swaggart, Lola Swaggart, McCartney Warr, Liam Warr, and Laila Phelan. Pallbearers will be Gabriel Swaggart, Matthew Swaggart, Hunter Warr, Michael Phelan, Cliff Mullis, and Ricky Paterson. Memorials may be made to the Gideons.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Mavis Garner

Mrs. Mavis Garner, 79, passed away at Oktibbeha County Hospital on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Morgan Chapel Baptist in Sturgis, Mississippi, on Friday, October 29, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2010, at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church with interment following in Morgan Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Ralph Windle officiating. Mrs. Garner was born November 8, 1930, to Sula and Leonard Collier. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, James Ray Garner of Sturgis; three daughters, Beth Hathcock of Cedar Bluff, Mississippi, Amy Smith of Nesbit, Mississippi, and Meg Gregory of Sturgis, Mississippi; one son, Dennis Garner; 11 grandchildren, Joshua Hathcock, Jeremy Hathcock, Lainee Smith Jeffers, Nikki Smith Wood, Shelby Smith, Cager Garner, Travis Garner, Joby Garner, Will Gregory, Evan Gregory, and Emily Gregory; three great-grandchildren, Avery Garner, Julieanne Wood, and Camilla Jeffers; one niece, Charlene Doss and one great-niece, Joanne Doss both of Mathiston. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sula M. and Leonard M. Collier; one brother, Charlie B. Collier; and one sister, Bonnie B. Collier.

Pallbearers will be Joshua Hathcock, Jeremy Hathcock, Cager Garner, Travis Garner, Joby Garner, Will Gregory, and Evan Gregory. Memorials can be made to Morgan Chapel Baptist Church, Sturgis, MS. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling the arrangements.

Elene Tatum Collins


Mrs. Elene Tatum Collins, 84, passed away at her home on Thursday, October 21, 2010.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 30, 2010, at 11 a.m., from the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Cemetery. Visitation will take place on Friday, October 29, 2010, from 12 noon until 6 p.m., at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the church on Saturday at 10 .

Willie Gene Adams

Mr. Willie Gene Adams, 62, passed on Monday October 25, 2010. Funeral Services will be Friday October 29, 2010 at Goodway M.B Church in Philadelphia, MS. Burial will take place at the Donald Rest Cemetery

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Lois McBrayer

Mrs. Annie "Lois" McBrayer, 81, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on Monday, October 25, 2010, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Lois was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, William "Bill" E. McBrayer. She was also preceded in death by her sisters: Katherine (Landrum) Stokes of Louisville; Gene (Landrum) Gregory of Noxapater, Mississippi; and Bernice (Landrum) Puska of Houston, Texas. Lois is survived by her daughter, Bambi McBrayer Bagwell, son-in-law, Corey Bagwell and grandson, William Bagwell of Starkville, Mississippi. She is also survived by her brother and sisters-in-law: Royce and Opal McBrayer of Louisville, Mississippi; Sarah and the late Boyce McBrayer of Demopolis, Alabama; Cecil and Liz McBrayer of Weatherford, Oklahoma; and Richard and Nancy McBrayer of West Point, Mississippi. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Lois was a retired elementary school principal. She also served as a director of special services and has served many years of teaching regular and special education in Mississippi and Georgia. When she and her husband retired, they moved back to their hometown of Louisville, Mississippi, where she currently lived. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Louisville, Mississippi. She also enjoyed Friday night games of Rook with her friends, traveling around the United States and abroad, and especially enjoyed loving, playing with and spoiling her only grandchild, William!

A special thanks goes to Dr. William Williams of Jackson and his wonderful care during her brave battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Thanks and praises also goes out to the 5th floor nurses and hospice ministries staff of Baptist Medical Center for their treatment, care, devotion, patience and words of encouragement during our stay at Baptist.

Visitation for Mrs. Lois will be Wednesday, October 27, 2010, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Stokes, Rodney Stokes, Paul Netherland, Chris McBrayer, Keith McBrayer, and Steve McBrayer. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Children’s Department at Calvary Baptist Church, 405 North Jackson Street, Starkville, MS 39759. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling the arrangements.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Lillie Shepperd Roark

LILLIE SHEPPERD ROARK
(November 25, 1929 - October 18, 2010)
SERVICES: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
2:00 P. M.
PENTECOSTAL APOSTOLIC CHURCH

VISITATION: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
4:00 - 9:00 P. M. AT THE
PENTECOSTAL APOSTOLIC CHURCH

INTERMENT: SUNRISE CEMETERY
NOXAPATER

OFFICIATING: REV. RONNIE ROARK
REV. RICHARD BURKS

Mrs. Roark, 80, of Noxapater, died Monday, October 18, 2010 at Hospice in His Hands in Leake County.

She was born and reared in Winston County and lived in Neshoba County for a number of years. She had made her home in Noxapater
for the past 36 years. Mrs. Roark was a member of Pentecostal Apostolic Church in Philadelphia.

Survivors include daughters, Sharon Bailey and Christina Roark both of Noxapater; sons, Ronnie Roark of Los Angeles, CA and Paul Roark of Meridian; 21 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother, Roy Shepperd of Noxapater.

Mrs. Roark was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Charles Roark.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Edna Earl Rosamond

EDNA EARL ROSAMOND
(January 31, 1929 - October 17, 2010)
SERVICES: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
2:00 P. M. MCCLAIN-HAYS CHAPEL

VISITATION: MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
6:00 - 9:00 P. M.

INTERMENT: GOODIN CEMETERY
WINSTON COUNTY

OFFICIATING: REV. LAWRENCE POOL
REV. NORMAN SANDERS

Mrs. Rosamond, 81, died Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian. She was a native of Winston County and a long time resident of the Nanih Waiya and Preston communities. She was retired from Nemanco in Philadelphia as an inspector. Mrs. Rosamond was Baptist by faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon L. Rosamond; son, Leon Rosamond; and granddaughter, Cindy Shelton.

Survivors include daughters, Dot Robertson of Preston, Ruth Luke of Preston, Glenda Shelton of Millbrook, AL, and Brenda Agent of Preston; sons, Joe Rosamond of Millbrook, AL and Johnny Rosamond of Shuqualak; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Christine Overstreet of Vancleave, Kitty Ruth Overstreet of Vancleave, Willow Dean Warren of Preston, and Imogene Sullivan of Preston; brother, Rejune "Son" Green of Vancleave; and numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.

Elizabeth "Betty" Landry

Elizabeth "Betty" Landry

February 21, 1932 - October 19, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Thursday October 21, 2010 - 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Coleman Funeral Home

SERVICE: Friday October 22, 2010 @ 10:00 AM at Coleman Funeral Home

INTERMENT: Enon Cemetery

Preferred Charities and Donations
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and/or a Charity of Choice

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Lisa Ann McAdory

Lisa Ann McAdory, 46, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, in the Union Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Ricky Calloway officiating. Miss McAdory was of the Baptist faith. Bro. David Sumner will provide a song at the graveside service.

She is survived by her parents, Sidney H. and Elizabeth A. (Powell) McAdory; one brother, Thomas S. McAdory all of Noxapater, Mississippi; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.

Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

Willie Dallas (Butterbean) Shepperd


Mr. Willie Dallas ( Butterbean ) Shepperd age 80 of Ledbetter, Ky. passed away Monday at the Western Baptist Hospital . Mr. Shepperd was a native of Noxapater, MS. He was a retired Pipe Fitter for ICG Railroad and VMV Enterprise and was a U.S. Army where he served in the Korean Conflict. Mr. Shepperd was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles. He was of the Baptist Faith. Surviving is his wife Juanita McCaleb Shepperd of Ledbetter. Five sons Kenneth Shepperd and Douglas Shepperd both of Tennessee, Barry Shepperd of Tiline, Ky. David Mc Manus and Randy McManus both of Symsonia, Ky. One brother Roy T. Shepperd of Noxapater, MS. Ten Grandchildren and two Great Grandchildren and Seven Step Grandchildren and three step Great Grandchildren several nieces and nephews. Mr. Shepperd was preceded in death by his parents, James Andrew Shepperd and Ealy Olive Parks Shepperd, Six brothers and his twin sister. Funeral Services for Mr. Shepperd will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Keeling Family Funeral Home, 2410 Jackson Street Paducah, Ky. 42003 with the Rev. Willie Guess officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 P.M. till Funeral Hour. Mr. Shepperd will then be transported to the Porter Funeral Home in Louisville Ms, where friends may call Thursday from 5:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday at the Sunrise Cemetery in Noxapater, MS. with the Rev. Richard Burks officiating. In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to the Dream Factory P.O. Box 2333 Paducah, Kentucky 42002-2333

Jessica Laine Cager

Ms. Jessica Laine Cager ,24, passed on October 17, 2010 in Neshoba County. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.m. Saturday October 23, 2010 at Greater Rose Hill M.B. Church in Union, Mississsippi. Burial will take place at Greater Rose Hill Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home

Sarah Imogene Roberts

Mrs. Sarah Imogene Roberts, 85, died on October 13, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday October 20, 2010 at the Friendship Baptist Church in House, Mississippi. Burial will take place at the Wilson Cemetery.Beck Funeral Home

Friday, October 15, 2010

Charles P. "Junnie" McMinn

Charles P. "Junnie" McMinn
May 29, 1927 - October 13, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Sunday October 17, 2010 - 1:30 PM until Service Time at Ackerman Baptist Church

SERVICE: Sunday October 17, 2010 @ 3:00 PM at the Ackerman Baptist Church

INTERMENT: Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery

Preferred Charities and Donations
Ackerman Baptist Church Family Life Center and/or Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery Fund

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Susan Allen

SERVICES: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
3:00 P. M. WEST KEMPER BAPTIST CHURCH

VISITATION: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
6:00 - 8:00 P. M. AT MCCLAIN-HAYS
FUNERAL HOME AND WEDNESDAY,
OCTOBER 13, 2010 ONE HOUR PRIOR TO
SERVICES AT WEST KEMPER BAPTIST CHURCH

INTERMENT: WEST KEMPER CEMETERY

OFFICIATING: REV. MAX JONES



Mrs. Allen, 53, of Philadelphia, died Monday, October 11, 2010 at her home.

She was born in Hattiesburg and had been a resident of Philadelphia for the past 25 years. She was employed for 17 years as Human Resource Director for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and had worked for NHC Distributors in Philadelphia for the past eight years. Mrs. Allen was a member of West Kemper Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was assistant pianist/organist. While a member of First Baptist Church in Philadelphia she was active in WMU and served as Bible Drill Leader. She was a former member of Philadelphia Arts Council.

Survivors include her husband, Doyle Allen of Philadelphia; daughter, Dr. Ashley Brown Bailey and her husband, Simon of Vance, AL; son, Dr. Craig Brown, Jr. and his wife, Tara of St. Petersburg, FL; step-children, Leslie More of Macon and Clint Allen of Louisville; grandchildren, Carly More, Clay More, Braxton Allen and Bentley Allen; mother, Elsie Moragne of Purvis; and sisters, Elaine Calloway of Oak Grove, Pat Garrison of Brandon, and Bitsy Karoly of Purvis.

She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Moragne.

Artis Donald McDougle

Mr. Artis Donald McDougle died on October 10, 2010 at Laird Hospital in Union, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at Union Grove M.B. Church on Thursday October 14, 2010 at 12:00 P.M. Burial will be at Greater Rose Hill Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Union Grove Church on Thursday October 14, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon. Services will take place in Union, Mississippi.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Robert Lee Fulton

Mr. Robert Lee Fulton, 75 passed away at the Neshoba General County Hospital on Thursday October 07, 2010. Funeral Services will be Monday,October 11, 2010 - 1:00 P.M. at the Beck Funeral Home Chapel.

James L. "Sonny" Boydstun

Mr. James L. “Sonny” Boydstun, 73, died Saturday, October 9, 2010, at Regency Hospital in Meridian, MS. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 12th, at 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment will be in Rocky Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday at the funeral home. Mr. Boydstun was born December 10, 1936, in Louisville, MS. He was a retired supervisor for the Mississippi Dept. of Transportation. He was a graduate of East Central Communtiy College and attended Mississippi State University. He was an Army veteran, a Gideon, and a a member of Rocky Hill United Methodist Church, where he served as Treasurer, Lay Leader, and as a delegate of Annual Conference for 37 years. He was a faithful volunteer at Winston Academy for over 20 years. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Amy Boydstun. He is survived by his wife, Jean McLeod Boydstun; a daughter, Jamie Boydstun of Starkville, MS; a son, Lee (Jennifer) Boydstun of Livingston, AL; a sister, Helen (Wendell) Rogers of Louisville; two brothers, David (Nell) Boydstun and Richard (Martha) Boydstun, both of Louisville; a granddaughter, Rebecca Boydstun; and two step-grandchildren, Daniel & Olivia Smith. Memorials may be made to Rocky Hill United Methodist Church, the Gideons, or Winston Academy.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Hubert Baldwin (Butch) Scrivener

Hubert Baldwin (Butch) Scrivener, 95, died October 5, 2010, at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home.

Born June 27, 1915 in Derma, MS, he was the son of Hosea Walter and Anna Jo Baldwin Scrivener. Butch was Postmaster of Maben for 45 years after serving four years in the Navy in the South Pacific during WW II. Butch moved to Maben in 1930 and declared Maben to be his home for the rest of his life. A graduate of Wood Jr. College and Mississippi State University, Butch held a degree in Journalism which spun his love of photography. Butch ran, owned and operated Scrivener's Photo Service from 1950 to 1995.

One son, Don Scrivener preceded him in death; and his wife of 64 years, Martha Evelyn O'Brian Scrivener.

He leaves one son, Jim (Michelle) Scrivener of Maben; three grandchildren: Clint (Dana) Scrivener of Louisville, Don (Mary Martha) Scrivener of Vaiden and Jamie Michelle Scrivener of Maben; three great-grandchildren: Elizabeth Jane Scrivener of Louisville, Rani Emeline Scrivener and Andrew Hubert Scrivener of Vaiden.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to the Maben United Methodist Church Park Fund or the Maben Lions Club.

Visitation will be held at the Maben Methodist Church from 4 to 8 PM on Thursday, October 7, 2010, and the funeral will be held at the church on Friday at 2 PM. Burial will be in the Maben Memorial Gardens. Welch Funeral Home.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Dorothy E.Miles

Mrs. Dorothy E. Miles, 89, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville on Saturday, October 9, 2010, from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2010, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses with Bro. Herbert Woods and Bro. Eric Moore officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Miles was a housewife and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

She is survived by four sons, Silas Wesley Miles of Brandon, Mississippi, Sammy Joe Miles of Louisville,Mississippi, Steven Anthony Miles of Philadelphia, Mississippi, and Stanley Ray Miles of Meridian, Mississippi; two sisters, Audrey Mae Woods of Las Vegas, Nevada and Marjorie Ruth Crow of Arkansas; one brother, W. J. Edwards, Jr. of Texas; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Miles and her brother, Charles Thomas Miles.

Pallbearers will be friends. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling the arrangements. You

Jimmie A. Bouchillon

Mr. Jimmie A. Bouchillon, 88, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Thursday, October 7, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2010, at the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Murphy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Junior Davis and Rev. Walter Simmons officiating. Mr. Bouchillon was a retired dairyman and carpenter and was a member of Murphy Creek Baptist Church. He answered the call of his country during World War II by serving in the United States Navy; he also served in the C. C. Camp for two years.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Bouchillon of Louisville; two daughters, Tara Aleta and Ronnie Puckett of Louisville and Angie and Darrin Webb of Pelahatchie, Mississippi; three sons, Jimmie G. and Judy Bouchillon, Michael J. and Janie Bouchillon, and Randy A. and Jane Bouchillon all of Louisville; two sisters, Betty Johnson of Louisville and Bonnie Ferguson of Tupelo, Mississippi; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Larry Goodin, Johnny Johnson, Clyde Johnson, Richard Nance, Jonathan Burt, and Brock Burton. Gabe Powell, Ricky Foster, and Walter Ferguson will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Murphy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or to Murphy Creek Music Fund. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Annie Charlton McKinley


Mrs. Annie Charlton McKinley, 89, died Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, October 7th, at Porter Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Joe Butler and Rev. Mason Joy officiating. Visitation will be held at 12:00 P.M. until service time at Porter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. McKinley was born December 10, 1920, in Noxubee County, MS. She was a retired seamstress at a garment factory and a member of East Louisville Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Hunter P. Thomas and Donnie E. Connor, and her husbands, Leslie Woodrow Charlton and J.D. McKinley.

She is survived by two sons, Leslie Charlton of Louisville, and Hunter Charlton of Louisville, three daughters, Maxine Palmer of Clarksdale, MS, Evelyn Slough of Madison, MS, and Carol Shoup of Batesville, AR, and one sister, Ethel Beasley of Warren, MI; 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to East Louisville Baptist Church, 610 E. Main St, Louisville, MS 39339.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Christopher Jerome Collins -Infant Child

Infant Child, Christopher Jerome Collins,son of Christopher J. Kelly, ., and Raven Collins, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at the Riley Memorial Hospital, Meridian, Mississippi.
Graveside services will be Friday, October 1, 2010, at 11 a.m., from the Mount Bell Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Robert D. Rucker

Robert D. Rucker, 43, passed away, on Sunday, September 26, 2010, at 130 Eiland Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral service will be Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 2:30 p.m., at the Beck Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Valerie Lynett Triplett

Valerie Lynett Triplett, 34, passed away, on Thursday, September 23, 2010, Neshoba County Hospital.

Valerie leaves to cherish her memories: her two daughters, Lakeshia Triplett and Ambresha Miller both of Philadelphia, MS., her parents, John Albert and Bobbie Jean Triplett, five brothers, Iva Lee(Mattie) Triplett of Philadelphia, MS., Willie Earl(Mary Sue) Triplett of Meridian, MS., J C (Sandra) Triplett of Leake County, Iva J. (Regina) Triplett of Houston, TX and Trony Triplett also of Philadelphia, MS. Five sisters, Bobbie Triplett, Rosie Triplett, Neta Triplett, Winnie (Zaus) Kirkland, and Torina Triplett all of Philadelphia, MS. a special cousin, Tracey Latimer and two special nieces, Sherry Harris and Angela Triplett and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Kelley Payton Mills


Mr. Kelley Payton Mills, 18, died Sunday, September 26, 2010, in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 28th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Dowd officiating. Interment will be in Center Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday at Porter Funeral Home. Kelley was born November 4, 1991, in Louisville, MS. He was a 2010 graduate of Winston Academy, and was currently an employee of Polo Custom Products. He was preceded in death by his father, Kevin Mills, and his grandfather, M. L. Mills. He is survived by his mother, Lori Kelley Mills of Louisville; a brother, Taylor Mills of Louisville; his paternal grandmother, Bobbye Mills of Louisville; and his maternal grandparents, Betty and L. D. Kelley of Noxapater.

Frances Long Reed

Mrs. Frances Long Reed, 93, passed away at St. Dominic Hospital on Saturday, September 25, 2010 in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Lee Castle officiating. Mrs. Reed was born July 26, 1917 in Reform, Mississippi, to Nora and Joe Long.

She is survived by one brother, Howard Long of Tupelo, Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Reed; her parents, Nora and Joe Long; five brothers, John L. Long, Horace Long, B. B. Long, J. T. Long, and R. D. Long; and one sister, Twyla “Janie” Tyler.

Aunt Frank, as she was so lovingly referred to, retired from Southern Bell Telephone Company and was a member of the Southern Bell Telephone Pioneer Association. After her retirement, she moved to Ackerman, Mississippi, and later to Tupelo, Mississippi, where she resided for many years.

The family would like to give a special thanks to all those who provided wonderful care to Aunt Frank in her later years. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

Martha Loney

Martha Loney
September 1, 1940 - September 25, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628

Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Tuesday September 28, 2010 10AM til Service Time @ Big Creek Methodist Church

FUNERAL: Tuesday September 28, 2010 @ 11AM @ Big Creek Methodist Church

INTERMENT: Big Creek Cemetery
Preferred Charities and Donations
Big Creek Methodist Church

Willie L. Hannah

Willie L. Hannah, 55, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at the Winston County Medical Center.

He leaves to cherish his memories, 4) children, Shawonda, Jeffery, William and Felicia Hannah all of Louisville, MS., 2) Sisters, Autherine Hannah and Loretta Love(Jimmie), 5) Brothers, Morris Knox, Johnny Hannah (Hazel), Tommie Hannah (Mae), Michael Hannah (Mae) all of Louisville, MS. and Charles Hannah of Mathison, MS., one step - daughter, Dana Johnson of Louisville, MS. and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Lamar Turnipseed


Lamar Turnipseed, 62, passed away, on Saturday, September 18, 2010, at University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham. He was Supervisor for District#4, Winston County, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be Saturday, September 25, 2010, at 11:00 a.m.at the Louisville High School Auditorium with burial in the Bethany Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be on Friday from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Beck Funeral Home.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving wife, Gloria Turnipseed, one daughter, Juanita Turnipseed, one son, Michael McClendon(Jacqueline), three grandchildren, Kristy, Tyanna and Coburn, one aunt, Mrs. Bessie Ashford and a host of other relatives and friends.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

James Lamar Pickett

James Lamar Pickett, 70, a retired claims adjuster for State Farm and Farm Bureau, died Sunday, September 19, 2010, at his daughter's home in Hernando.
Visitation is Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10-12 at the funeral home and 2-3 at the church. Funeral services are 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at Good Hope Baptist Church with burial in the Good Hope Baptist Cemetery in the Nanih Waiyia Community. Jordan Funeral Home in Kosciusko is handling the arrangements. Rev. Doug Herring will officiate the service.
He was a Mason with the Winstonville Lodge #277.
Survivors include: son, Anthony Pickett of Madison, MS; daughters, Tammy Sanders of Ocean Springs, MS and Sheila Agniel of Memphis, TN; sister, Marie Pickett Robbins of Louisville, MS; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Ford Pickett; parents, James Horace and Mavis Marvene Ferguson Pickett; and sister, Faye Pickett Davis.
Pallbearers are Leron Greene, Dominick Ford Agniel, Steve Sanders, Kylie Ford, Patrick Robbins, and Johnny Hatcher.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Mary McLeod Gookin

Mrs. Mary McLeod Gookin, 80, died Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, at Winston Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 23rd, at 11:00 a.m. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mary was born December, 1, 1929, in Louisville, MS. She was a retired bookkeeper and receptionist for Dr. J. E. Calloway and Dr. Joe Suttle for 42 years. She was a member of First United Methodist church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Gookin; a son, Ben Alan Gookin; her parents, Hilda and Robert McLeod, and a sister, Dixie Kennedy.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Gookin of San Diego, CA; two sons, David Gookin of Louisville, MS, and Gary Gookin of Norman, OK; a brother, Bob McLeod of Louisville; three sisters, Joyce Foster of Louisville, MS, Helen McLeod of Columbus, GA, and Carol Ann Frazier of Arlington, TX; and 6 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 523, Louisville, MS 39339.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

John Richard "Richie" Clark




JOHN RICHARD "RICHIE" CLARK
(November 17, 1971 - September 17, 2010)

SERVICES: MONDAY,
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
11:00 A. M.
MCCLAIN-HAYS CHAPEL

VISITATION: SUNDAY,
SEPTEMBER 19, 2010
4:00 - 8:00 P. M.

INTERMENT: DRY CREEK CEMETERY
KEMPER COUNTY

OFFICIATING: REV. BERT JONES
REV. JAMES MADDOX

Mr. Richie Clark, 38, died Friday, September 17, 2010 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

He was a native of the Good Hope Community of Neshoba County. He graduated from Neshoba Central High School in 1990 and attended East Central Community College. He was a resident of the Nanih Waiya area of Winston County and was Baptist by faith. He had worked in construction, harvested catfish ponds and had served as a paramedic in Neshoba, Winston and Lauderdale Counties. He had served as law enforcement officer for Philadelphia Police Department, Kemper County Sheriff's Office and East Mississippi Drug Task Force and had served as volunteer fireman for Linwood Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife, Angie Clark; daughters, Makinsie Clark and Ashley Clark, all of Nanih Waiya; parents, Randy and Judy Clark; grandmother, Odessa "Mutt" Clark; sister, Catina Clark; brother, Eric Clark, all of Philadelphia and numerous nieces and nephews. Extended family members include Angie's parents, E.J. and Johnnie Green of Preston; brother-in-law, Wayne Green of Louisville; sister-in-law, Agnes Fleming of Louisville and their families.

Spiva Keene

Spiva Keene, 86, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Monday, September 20, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2010 at the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Old Mars Hill Cemetery with Rev. Paul Blanchard officiating. He was born to James Wylie and Elizabeth Cummins Keene on June 24, 1924. Mr. Keene answered the call of his country during World War II to serve in the United States Army.

Mr. Keene is survived by his wife, Janie Bennett Keene and a daughter, Shelia S. Keene of Flowood, Mississippi. He was retired from Georgia Pacific Corporation and was a member of Hinze Baptist Church.

Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

Iris Price

Iris Price, 83, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Noxapater Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Chance May officiating.

She is survived by her son, James Henry Price of Dallas, Texas, and a sister, Ava Meyer of St. Louis, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. “Jim” Price and her parents, Henry and Ruth Wood Clark.

Mrs. Price graduated from East Central Junior College and from Mississippi Sate College for Women. She was a professor at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. She met her husband, James C. Price, while teaching at the University of Alabama. After their marriage, they moved to Pitsfield, Massachusetts, and then to Houston, Texas, before retiring and moving to Noxapater, Mississippi.

She loved sewing, needlepoint, and other craft work, but also was passionate about flower gardening and landscaping. She was also an avid reader, and was a frequent patron of the Winston County Library.

Memorials may be made to the Winston County Library. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements

Rosie V. Roach

Rosie V. Roach

August 10, 1918 - September 17, 2010

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628

Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Monday September 20, 2010 10AM til Service Time @ Coleman Funeral Home

FUNERAL: Monday September 20, 2010 @ 11AM @ Coleman Funeral Home

INTERMENT: Craig Springs Cemetery

Preferred Charities and Donations
Gideons International Ministry

James Dudley McGhee

James Dudley McGhee

December 8, 1943 - September 16, 2010
Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Saturday September 18, 2010 5PM til 8PM @ Coleman Funeral Home

FUNERAL: Sunday September 19, 2010 @ 2 PM @ Coleman Funeral Home

INTERMENT: Mt. Nebo Cemetery


Preferred Charities and Donations
Charity of Choice

Doyle Lamar Sledge

Doyle Lamar Sledge, Sr.

September 17, 1928 - September 14, 2010


Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 MS Hwy 12 East
Ackerman, MS 39735
(662) 285-6628


Visitation and Services
VISITATION: Wednesday September 15, 2010 5PM til 8PM @ Coleman Funeral Home

FUNERAL: Thursday September 16, 2010 @ 10 AM @ Coleman Funeral Home

Glenn D. Hoskins


Mr. Glenn D. Hoskins, 51, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2010.

Survived by, his parents; Lige Hoskins, Jr. and Verterene Hoskins, Three brothers, Nathaniel (Brenda) Hoskins, Darrell (Annette) Hoskins, Grady Hoskins. one sister, Carolyn (Anthony Fagan) Hoskins, three nieces, eight nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Johnny Lee McCarthy


Mr. Johnny Lee McCarty, Jr., 63, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2010, at 11:15 p.m.

survived by, his wife, Ethel Mae Black McCarty, five children, Stanley McCarty, Johnny Brock, Richard Brodk, Tomeka Brown, Crystal(Darrius) Brown. ten brothers, Johnny C. (Shellie) , Obie (Coranda), James Earl, Allen (Nell), David (Eloise), Tonie, James, Darrell, Charles and John Henry McCarty. Nine Sisters, Patricia(Donnie) McCarty, Gloria Douglas, Shirley Blackmon, Josephine (Prentis) Henderson, Dorothy (John) Stripling, Magalene(Chris) Camptell , Julie (Miguel) Armstrong, Pearl Lee Johnson, Annie Ruth McCarty. one brother, Johnny Frand and one sister Alice Spaine both preceded him in death.
14 Grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and other relatives and friends.

Ronnie Orin Hawkins


Mr. Ronnie Orin Hawkins, 54, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at the Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center, Meridian, Mississippi.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, September, 11, 2010, at 3 p.m., from the Decatur Missionary Baptist Church, Decatur, Mississippi, with the Pastor, Rev. Terry Anderson, Officiating.

Burial will be in the Battlefield Cemetery, Collinsville, Mississippi.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Elizabeth Ann Hearndon

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Hearndon, 79, died Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at Rush Hospital in Meridian. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, Sept. 18th, at Good Hope Baptist Church, with Rev. Sammie McMillen officiating. Mrs. Hearndon was born February 2, 1931, in Fort Totten, NY. She was a retired LPN. She is survived by her husband, Alton Hearndon of Louisville, MS; five daughters, Camellia Hemphill of Louisville, Elizabeth Ann Henry of Guntersville, AL, Maurie Katherine Norman of Lake City, WA, Amelia Margaret Keeton of Carbon Hill, AL, and Ruth Ellen Stembridge of Tuscaloosa, AL; four sons, Edward Lowe Tidwell of Birmingham, AL, Maurice Eugene Tidwell of Guntersville, AL, Thomas Decha Tramel of Mobile, AL, and Terry Lee Hermecz of Louisville, MS; two sisters, Velma Ripley of Mobile, AL, and Joan Marie Demerelle of Leeds, AL; one brother, John Decha Burell of California; 18 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren. Porter Funeral Home in charge.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

William W. "Bill" Johnson

Mr. William W. “Bill” Johnson, 86, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at the Mississippi Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, Sept. 14th, at First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will be in Betheden Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 9:45AM until service time. Mr. Johnson was born January 26, 1924 in St. Joseph, LA. He was a retired machinist for Southern Natural Gas Co., a Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bess Boswell and Arthur Whitfield Johnson; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Whitney; He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joyce Weeks Johnson of Louisville, MS; a daughter, Billie Joy Harrell of Louisville, MS; a son, Jimmy Johnson of Birmingham, AL; a sister, Claire Crowell of Louisville, MS; 4 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 523, Louisville, MS, 39339.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Florence Wraggs

Mrs. Florence Wraggs, 93, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at her home in Louisville, Mississippi.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at 11 a.m., from the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Burial will take place in the church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home.

Gertrude Colter


Mrs. Gertrude Colter, 90, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at the Winston County Medical Center, Louisville, MS.

Funeral service will be Saturday, September 11, 2010, at 11 a.m., from the Bethany Presbyterian Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Gertrude leaves to cherish her memory (4) Daughters, D. Jean Payne of Nashville, TN. Maxine Hoskin of Kankakee, IL., Mary Ann Colter of Columbus, OH., and Velma Colter of Louisville, Mississippi; (2) Sons, Willie Colter of Tacoma, WA., and Milton Colter (Cindy of Columbus, OH., a loving brother, Benjamin F. Thompson of Anne Maine, AL., (14) grandchildren; (16) great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Virginia Cartledge Calloway

Mrs. Virginia Cartledge Calloway, 85, died Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at Bedford Care Center in Marion, MS. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 11th, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Louisville, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from Saturday from 12 noon till 1:00 PM at Porter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Calloway was born November 20, 1924, in Winona, MS. She attended Wood Jr. College, and graduated with a B.A. from Mississippi College. She taught elementary school in Sidon, Drew, and Fernwood, MS, and in Birmingham and Decatur, AL. She taught high school English in Merigold, MS. She also taught homebound children in for hospice ministries in Birmingham, AL.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Vera Powell and Reginald D. Cartledge, Sr., sisters, Louise Leber, Nan Henry, and Marion Hall; brothers, Reginald Cartledge, Jr., and Robert Sydney Cartledge, Sr., a niece, Jennifer Henry, and nephews, Liston E. Cartledge, Jr., and Robert Daniel Henry.

She is survived by her husband, Dean Calloway of Meridian, MS; a brother, Liston E. “Bo” Cartledge, Sr. of Mobile, AL; brother-in-law, Dr. J. E. (Edwina) Calloway of Louisville, MS; nieces, Rebecca Taylor of Wiggins, MS, Susan Henry Low of Vienna, VA, Nancy Henry Yegge of San Antonio, TX, Kim Cartledge Munoz of Alachua, FL, Mary Cartledge Caddell of Mobile, AL, Holly Virginia Cartledge of Mobile, AL, and Amy Hall Irvin of Starkville, MS; nephews Rev. Hal Hall of Madison, MS, Robert Sydney Cartledge, Jr. of Chattanooga, TN, and David Small Cartledge of Homewood, AL; and several grand nieces and grandnephews.

The family requests memorials be may be made to the Mennonite Disaster Service, 1018 Main Street, Akron, PA, 17501-9983.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Jalen Rodigus Calloway


Baby boy Jalen Rodigus Calloway was born on June 2, 2010 in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. He was the second child born to Mytra McDougle and Surgio Calloway.

Jalen departed his life September 3, 2010, in Philadelphia, Mississippi, at the Neshoba County Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his maternal great grandparents, Walter Lee & Lillie Mae McDougle and his paternal grandparents, Glenda and Bennie Kidd Calloway.

Jalen leaves to cherish his memories, his beloved mother, Mytra McDougle, father, Surgio Calloway, tow brothers, Jardavian Antonio McDougle, Kadarius Rodigus Calloway, grandparents, Don & Annie Carter, uncle Deboskie Antonio McDougle(LaTasha Williw-Special Friend), Aunt, Sylvia(Mark) Burnside of (Orlando, FL., Two Great-Aunts, Winnie Evans(Henry Pickens), Verna(Quinton) Moore, two great Uncles, Michael(Mary Helen) McDougle, Tommy Lee McDougle, God Mothers, Felecia Boler and Pam Apperson of Philadelphia, Mississippi and a host of other relatives and friends.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Mamie Ruth Hannah

Visitation: Thurs. September 9, 2010 9AM til Service Time @ Coleman Funeral Home. Funeral: Thurs. September 9, 2010 @ 11AM @ Coleman Funeral Home. Interment: Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Berley Rogers Lindley

Mrs. Berley Ann Rogers Lindley, 74, passed away at Winston Medical Center on Saturday, September 4, 2010 in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in Salem Methodist Church Cemetery in Noxubee County with Rev. Jimmy Flake officiating. Mrs. Lindley was the oldest of seven children born to Henry and Irene Myers Rogers; she was a retired antique dealer.

She is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Matt) Mathis of Starkville; two sisters, Caroline (Don) Sisson and Mona (Charlie) Herrington all of Louisville; two brothers, J. W. (Ganice) Rogers of Loretta, Tennessee and Doyle Rogers of Weir; and two grandchildren, Joey (Amber) Phelps of Orlando, Florida and Zachary Roggensees of Bronaugh, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Lindley and her daughter, Cindy Phelps.

Pallbearers will be Stevie Herrington, Reid Simpson, and Casey Sisson.

Mattie West

Mattie West
(July 20, 1932 - September 4, 2010)

Mrs. Mattie Mae West, 78, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday at Goodhope Baptist Church, with Rev. Sammie McMillan and Rev. Larry Ferris officiating. Interment will be in Goodhope Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday at Porter Funeral Home.

Mrs. West was born July 28, 1932, in Noxubee County, MS. She was a beautician, and a member of Goodhope Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Donald Hemphill; and two brothers, William Higginbotham and Joe Higginbotham. She is survived by her husband, Paul West of Louisville; two daughters, Cathy Ferris of Monroe, LA, and Paula McCluskey of Ripley, MS; six sons, Randy Hemphill, Danny Hemphill, John Hemphill, and David Hemphill, all of Louisville, James Hemphill of West Point, MS, and Eugene Hemphill of Arizona; a sister, Elsie Parney of Louisville; two brothers, George Higginbotham of Macon, MS, and Charles Higginbotham of Baton Rouge, LA; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Doris Elaine Boydston

Mrs. Doris Elaine Triplett Boydstun, 84, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at her home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Monday, Sept. 6th, 2010, at First Baptist Church, with Dr. Brett Golson officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday at Porter Funeral Home. Mrs. Boydstun was born October 27, 1925, in Brooksville, MS, the daughter of Doris Harper and Howard Hastings Triplett, Sr. She attended MSCW and was a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority. She was a member of First Baptist Church, the Louisville Junior Auxiliary, and the Music Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Osborn Boydstun; a son, Philip Marshall Boydstun; a son-in-law, Cavett Taff; and a brother, Howard Hastings “Buddy” Triplett, Jr. She is survived by a daughter, Carol Taff of Jackson, MS; a son, Tommy (Leah) Boydstun of Louisville; a sister, Barbara Triplett Reid of Dallas, TX; and seven grandchildren. In leiu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 547, Louisville, MS, 39339.

Louise Lawrence

Louise Lawrence
(August 5, 1925 - September 3, 2010)
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Mrs. Louise Lawrence, 85, died Saturday, September 3, 2010, at Winston Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, September 6th, at First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Lawrence was born August 5, 1925, in Winston County, MS, the daughter of Rubye Lewis and William Oscar Pittman. Mrs. Lawrence was a homemaker and worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Carter Kemp. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lawrence, and a daughter, Linda Kemp. She is survived by a son, Dwayne (Deborah) Lawrence of Providence, RI; three grandchildren, William Christopher Kemp, Elizabeth Caroline Lawrence, and Melissa Lawrence Scales; and one great grandchild, Ailsa Skye Carmisciano. Memorials may be made to Palmer Home for Children, P. O. Box 746, Columbus, MS, 39703.

Irene Ray Lucas

Irene Ray Lucas--Visitation: Friday September 3, 2010 6PM til 8PM @ Coleman Funeral Home;Saturday September 4, 2010, 10 AM til Service Time @ Salem Indp. Meth. Church. Funeral: Saturday September 4, 2010 @ 11AM @ Salem Indp. Meth. Church. Interment: Salem Cemetery.---

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Jane Sharon Miller



Jane Sharon Miller, 46, passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2010, at the Americare Inc., Nursing Home, Memphis, Tennessee.

Funeral Services will be Monday, August 30, 2010, at the Agape Missionary Baptist Church, 1:oo pm., with burial in the Union chapel cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi

Hattie Jones

Hattie Jones, 65, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010, at the Winston County Nursing Home, Louisville, Mississippi

Funeral Service will be Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at 11 a.m., from the Warren Chapel Church of God In Christ, with burial in the Memorial Garden Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home in Charge.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Victor Hunt

Mr. Victor R. Hunt, 84, passed away on Friday, August 27, 2010 at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Saturday, August 28, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at Hopewell Baptist Church on Sunday from 2:30 p.m. until service time. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 29, 2010 at Hopewell Baptist Church in McCool, Mississippi, with burial following in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Paul Blanchard, Rev. Roger Griffith and Rev. Tim Black officiating. Mr. Hunt was a retired logger and a member of Hopewell Baptist Church of McCool.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Burton Hunt of McCool, Mississippi; three sons, Jackie Ray (Judy Rene) Hunt of Brandon, Mississippi, Roger Dale (Patricia) Hunt of Crystal Springs, Mississippi, and David Lynn (Angelia) Hunt of Ackerman, Mississippi; one sister, Burl Lampley of Richland, Mississippi; one brother, Leonard Van Hunt of Louisville, Mississippi; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were two sons, Kenneth Wayne Hunt and Victor Donald Hunt and his parents, Thomas Clay and Exie Erma Ray Hunt.

Pallbearers will be John Hunt, Steve Hunt, Chris Hunt, Joey Hunt, Bryan Hunt and Kava Hunt. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.