Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Henry E. Haste

MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES: Henry E. Haste-- Service: Monday March 5, 2012 @ 11 AM @ Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS.

C. J. Mays

CJ Mays, 63, passed away on Saurday, February 25, 2012, at the St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Friday, March 2, 2012, at 2 p.m., from the Pleasant Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, Noxapater, MS., with burial in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Noxapater, MS. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 noon until 6 p.m., The body will be placed in the church one hour before service time.

Oscar Odell Eichelburger

Oscar Odell Eichelberger, 64, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, Mississippi . Funeral Service will be Saturday, March 3, 2012, at 1 p.m., from the Unity Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday , from 12 noon until 6 p.m., a wake service will be from 6 until 7 p.m., from the funeral home on Friday. The body will be placed in the church on Saturday one hour before service time.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Brian Nunnery

(July 28, 1953 - February 28, 2012) 
Mr. Brian Barry Nunnery, 58, died Thursday, February 26, 2012, at his home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 2nd, at 11:00 A.M., at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Davis officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home. Mr. Nunnery was born July 28, 1953, in Centerville, MS. He was a graduate of Liberty High School, and received his B. S. degree from Mississippi State University. He was a retired Mississippi state park manager, having served Tishomingo State Park, Golden Memorial State Park, and 22 years at Legion State Park in Louisville. He was a member of the Louisville Lions Club and Evergreen Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Doreen Stacy and Donald Nunnery. He is survived by his daughter, Natalie Nunnery of Louisville; a son, Nathan Nunnery of Louisville; two sisters, Beverly Nunnery and Stacy Nunnery, both of Florence, MS; and a brother, David Nunnery of Jackson. Memorials may be made to the UAB Transplant Center, 701 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL 35294-0007.

Jerry "Red" Taylor


Mr. Jerry “Red” Taylor, 67, died Monday, February 27, 2012, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 29th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Rob Faulk and Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment will be in East County Line Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home.
Mr. Taylor was born January 3, 1945, in Louisville, MS. He was in the construction industry, and was a member of South Louisville Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Monica Taylor of Louisville; his mother, Arrietta Taylor of McCool, MS; three daughters, Honey Taylor of Louisville, Angel (Eric) Whitehead of Louisville, and Lesley (Robert) Utz of Kosciusko, MS; two sisters, Janette Nelson of Brandon, MS, and Joanne Adcock of Philadelphia; and two grandchildren, Anna Grace Whitehead and Taylor Luke Whitehead; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Dean Calloway


Dr. Dean Calloway, 87, died Monday, February 27, 2012, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 1st, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Louisville. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home.
Dr. Calloway was born September 25, 1924, in Louisville, MS. He received his B.S. degree at Millsaps College, and his Ph.D. at the University of Alabama. Most of his 30 years of teaching were at Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham, AL. His last five years of teaching were at Baker University at Baldwin, KS. Before he retired in 1987, he was an emeritus member of the American Chemical Society, and was a member of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society. He and his wife, Virginia, retired to Aldersgate Retirement Community in 2001, after being retired in Columbus, MS, for 14 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; and his parents, J. E. Calloway, Sr. and Clyne Richardson Calloway.
He is survived by his brother, Dr. J. E. (Edwina) Calloway of Louisville; niece, Ann Calloway Perrier of Vicksburg, MS; nephews, J. E. “Pepper” Calloway of Durham, NC, and Dr. Edwin Sand “Sandy” Calloway of Cleveland, GA; one grandniece and five grandnephews.
Memorials may be made to Mennonite Disaster Service, 1018 Main Street, Akron, PA, 17501-9983.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Margaret Ann Swann

Mrs. Margaret Ann Swann, 44, passed on February 20, 2012 in Winston County Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 P.M. Monday, February 27, 2012 from the Mount Calvary M.B. Church in Louisville, Mississippi. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday February 26, 2012 at the Beck Funeral Home Louisville Chapel. Viewing hours will be from 6:00 P.M - 7:00 P.M.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Hazel Flake


Mrs. Hazel Flake, 83, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at Anderson Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Mason Joy officiating. Interment will be in New Hope Methodist Cemetery.
Born on February 3, 1929, Mrs. Flake was a member of East Louisville Baptist Church. She was a retired beautician and a Wal-Mart associate.
Mrs. Flake is survived by her husband, James Clinton Flake of Louisville, Mississippi; her daughter, Janys Jones and husband, Nolen "Curly", of Walnut Grove, Mississippi; and two sons, Jimmie Flake and wife, Faye, of Sturgis, Missisippi; and David C. Flake and wife, Diane, of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi. She is also survived by three sisters: Nadine Culpepper; Katherine Frazier and husband, Fred; and Annie Sue Holder, and one brother, Harley Eaves and wife, Janie, all of Louisville, Mississippi. Mrs. Flake has six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Earnest and Gussie Mae Hisaw Eaves and her brother, Billy Joe Eaves.
Serving as pallbearers will be Stephen Flake, Chris Flake, Lee Flake, Eli Jones, Danny Frazier, and Ronnie Flake.
Memorials may be given to New Hope Methodist Cemetery Fund, c/o Jerry Easley, 5273 Highway 14 East, Louisville, MS 39339. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Lola Joy Kirk


Miss Lola Joy Kirk, 79, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at Infinity Hospice in MarionMississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in LouisvilleMississippi, on Monday, February 27, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in LouisvilleMississippi, with President Winfred Aker officiating.  Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Born on January 6, 1933, Miss Kirk was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She was a nurse and was retired from Winston County Community Hospital.

Miss Kirk is survived by two sisters: Kathryn Kirk of LouisvilleMississippi; and Lavada Robertson and husband, Bobby, of St. CharlesMissouri.  She is also survived by four brothers:  Ralph Kirk; Randolph Kirk and wife, Sally; Roger Kirk and wife, Gloria; and Samuel Kirk and wife, Barbara, all of LouisvilleMississippi; as well as several nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Enid Schoolar Kirk.

Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus AvenueLouisvilleMS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Elise Mae Eiland

Mrs. Elise Mae Eiland, 82, passed on February 21, 2012 in Winston County, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, February 25, 2012 from the Miller Chapel Church in Louisville, Mississippi. Burial will take place at the Union Chapel M.B. Church cemetery in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be held at the Beck Funeral Home Louisville Chapel on Friday, February 24, 2012. Visitation hours will last from 12 No0n-6:00 P.M.

John Thomas Rogers


Mr. John Thomas Rogers, 53, died Thursday, February 23, 2012, at his home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, February 26th, at Bethel Baptist Church, with Rev. Jimmy Moore and Rev. David Keene officiating. Interment will be in Bethel Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:30 until service time at the church.
Mr. Rogers was born December 1, 1958. He was a former pastor, and a member of Vernon Assembly of God Church.
He is survived by his parents, Clara Eaves and Berlin Rogers of Louisville; three sons, Robert Rogers of Lake, MS, Brian Rogers of Brandon, MS, and Jonathan Rogers of Louisville; three sisters, Kathy Hodge, Sharon McKinley, and Donna Sinclair, all of Louisville; and one grandchild, Madison Kaye Rogers.
Pallbearers will be Tommy McKinley, James Sloan, Mark Dempsey, Clarence Kelley, Bruce Lee, Mitch Sanders, Virgil Rodgers, and Larry Cockrell.
Memorials may be made to The American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Janie Lou Wells Johnson

Janie Lou Wells Johnson, 78, died on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until service time on Friday, February 24, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2012, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Johnson, a Winston County native, was the daughter of Irvin Alwin and Belle Myers Wells, granddaughter of Finis Wells, and great-granddaughter of Benjamin Wells and Arnold Taylor of the Center Ridge Community.

Born December 15, 1933, in Louisville, she graduated a year early in the Class of 1950. Following business college, she was employed in Jackson before her marriage in 1952. Having lived most of her life in Louisville and Greenville, upon retirement from Washington Manufacturing (Schwinn Bicycle) in Greenville, she retired to Tupelo.

She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Johnson, of Weir, Mississippi, her son, David Johnson and wife, Suzanne, and grandson Wesley Johnson, all of Cabot Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, her twin brother John, and the rest of her siblings, Isaac, Floyd, Dewitt, and her sister, Sarah Wylie.

Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling local arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at http://www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com/.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Henry Yarbrough

Henry Yarbrough, 83, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at the Winston County Medical Center, Louisville, Mississippi.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 1 p.m., from the Still Valley Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from Beck Funeral Home. The body will be placed in the church on Thursday one hour before service time.

Charles Ray Williams aka Jack Gazaway


Mr. Charles Ray Williams, also known as Jack Gazaway, 75, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in StarkvilleMississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in LouisvilleMississippi, on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating.  Interment will be in Betheden Lutheran ChurchCemetery
Mr. Williams (Gazaway) was born March 16, 1936 to Newton and Nettie Mae King Gazaway.  He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
Mr. Williams (Gazaway) is survived by his wife, Pauline Gazaway of Louisville, Mississippi; two daughters, Bettie Gazaway Prisock Glass and husband, Albert, and Jackie Gazaway Hodges all of Louisville.  He also is survived by two sons, Billy Gazaway and wife, Judy Mae, of Philadelphia, Mississippi; and Johnny Gazaway and wife, Glenda, of Brooksville, Mississippi.  Mr. Williams (Gazaway) has seven grandchildren:  Amanda Barfoot, Marcus Barfoot, David Austin Prisock, Eric Hodges, Tyler Hodges, Glenn Gazaway, and Brandi Gazaway.  He also has 11 great-grandchildren:  Holyn Prisock, Bailey Prisock, Ethan Jones, Taylor Jones, Paden Prisock, Clay Hodges, Dayna Hodges, Faith Schillaci, Gracie Schillaci, Courtney Barfoot, and Christian Barfoot. He is preceded in death by his son, Carl Wayne Gazaway.
Pallbearers will be David Austin Prisock, Glenn Gazaway, Eric Hodges, Tyler Hodges, Jeremy Yates, T. J. Prisock, Brad Bradford, and Jonathan Stevenson.  Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Mr. John C. Whitehead

Mr. John C. Whitehead, 82, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at Baptist Golden Triangle Medical Center in Columbus, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Monday, February 20, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Jerry Lundy officiating. Interment will be in Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Mr. Whitehead was born October 23, 1929 to John Carroll and Ruby Richardson Whitehead. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church; a retired automaker, who worked for the Chrysler Corporation, and a Mason.
Mr. Whitehead is survived by a special friend, Doard Bell Gregory of Louisville, Mississippi; his sister, Rachel Cheatham of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; and a host of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son, Johnny Randolph.
Pallbearers will be Brent Gregory, Bart Gregory, J. W. Palmer, Jerry Kemp, Jonathan Whitehead, and Jamie Flake. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook atwww.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com

Mrs. Dolly Gladden Smith


Funeral services for Mrs. Dolly Gladden Smith, 88, will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2012, atCamp Ground United Methodist Church with the Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Monday, February 20, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Granny Dolly, as she was affectionately called by her family, was born May 23, 1923, in Louise,Mississippi, to George Russell Gray and Lula Mae Chaney Gray. She had five brothers and four sisters.

At a young age, she (along with her younger siblings) was placed in the Mississippi Children's Home Society to be adopted. On 
April 3, 1933, she was adopted by C. L. (Charley) and Vera Stanley Gladden. Seventeen days later the Gladdens returned to Jackson and adopted her brother, Buddy.

The family made their home in the 
Camp Ground community and on March 28, 1938, Dolly married William Martin Smith. They continued to live their entire lives in the Gladden home and were blessed with three boys: William Joe, Charles Jerry, and Scotty Gray.

She helped raise all six of her grandchildren: Tim, Marty, Dane, Scott, Sam, and Melanie. She dearly loved her six great-grandchildren:  Eric, Aubrie Claire, Briann, Matthew, Tyler and Carmen.

Granny Dolly was a homemaker and worked along with her husband in the dairy business. She was also well known as one of the best cooks in the county and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She was a faithful member of 
Camp Ground United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, all her siblings and her husband.  Those left to celebrate her life are:  Joe, Peggy, Tim, Lisa, Marty, Gina, Tyler, Carmen, Sam, Jerry, Becky, Dane, Scott, Briann, Matthew, Scotty, Melanie, Kiley, Eric, and Aubrie Claire.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Smith, Garland Smith, Jackie Holdiness, Butch Burns, Isaac Triplett and Ronnie Mitchell.

Happy blackberry picking Granny!

Memorials can be made to the building fund at Camp Ground United Methodist Church c/o Becky Waddell, 4431 Young Crossing RoadLouisvilleMS 39339.  Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook atwww.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com 

Mrs. Eleanor Peele Castle

Mrs. Eleanor Peele Castle, 85, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at her residence in Louisville. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home on Monday, February 20, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lee Castle officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. 
Mrs. Castle was born May 24, 1926. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Louisville. She was a graduate of the University of Mississippi and was a retired caseworker for the Welfare Department.
Mrs. Castle is survived by two sons: Richard Peele Caste and wife, Tammy, of Louisville; and Ben Edward Castle of Corpus Christi, Texas. She is also survived by two grandchildren: Summer Castle Ashmore and husband, Jonathan; and Meaux Kennedy Castle. Mrs. Castle also has two great-grandchildren: Kennedy Alexis Castle and Dylan Peele Castle.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Landis Castle.
You may sign the guestbook at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Edith Taylor Paschal

Funeral services for Mrs. Edith Paschal will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 2/22, at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:00 A.M. until service time at Ott & Lee Funeral Home. Interment will be in Paschal Cemetery. Ott & Lee Funeral Home will be assisting with arrangements with Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, MS

Friday, February 17, 2012

Coley Chambliss


Mr. Coley Chambliss, 64, died Friday, February 17, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis, TN. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, February 19th, at Porter Funeral Home, with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home.
Mr. Chambliss was born April 18, 1947, in Louisville, MS. He was a retired brakeman and conductor after 44 years with the railroad. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, the Louisville Country Club, and was an avid sportsman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joaquin Prisock and Audy Tines Chambliss; and a brother, Gibby Chambliss.
He is survived by his wife, Polly Chambliss; two daughters, Klaye Chambliss of Brandon, MS, and Dedra (Brian) Parker of Brandon, MS; a son, Kyle (Melissa) Chambliss of Mandeville, LA; two sisters Judy (Larry) Mayo of Louisville, and Frances (Tony) Carr of Starkville; a brother, Robby (Janice) Chambliss of Louisville, MS; five grandchildren, Zach Parker, Austin Chambliss, Brody Burchfield, Bella Burchfield, and Coley Chambliss; and several nieces and nephews, Michael Chambliss, Grant Mayo, Hayden Carr, Corrin Taylor, Brittany Ridgway, Amy Miller, Russ Newman, and Ann N. Evans.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association .

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Clara Burchfield

Clara Beatrice Devine Burchfield, born June 16, 1926 in Holmes County Mississippi to Otis Elmore Devine and Ivy Bee Gentry deceased, passed away February 13, 2012 at 11:40 pm in Winston County, MS.
She was the wife of Harold Jackson Burchfield who preceded her in death. Two children also preceded her in death, a son Allen Ray Burchfield and a daughter Frances Cheryl Burchfield.
She is survived by four children: Gary Burchfield, Robert Burchfield, Marty Burchfield, and Derrick Burchfield all of Lo Butcha, MS. Eight grandchildren; Moriah Sidwell of Dallas, TX, Amber Young of Louisville, MS, Nolan Burchfield of Kosciusko, MS, Krista Vowell of Starkville, MS, Kimberly Boswell of Forrest, MS, Jason Burchfield of Louisville, MS, Jacob Burchfield of Jackson, MS, and Kodi Yocham of Winston County, MS. Eleven Great Grandchildren and counting; two Sisters Delores McCalup of McComb, MS and Bobbie Ray of Winston County, MS. several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Thursday, February 16 from 5 to 8 pm at Culpepper Funeral Home. Services will be at 11:00 am February 17, at funeral home with interment at Doty Springs Cemetery.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

William (Bill) Jerry Roberts

William (Bill) Jerry Roberts, 44, passed away on February 12, 2012 in Sturgis, MS. Mr. Roberts was a supervisor with Triangle Drywall Supply for 16 years and an active member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church. He was an active volunteer in his community and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jessie Lindsey Lee.
He is survived by his wife, Leslie Morgan Roberts; daughter, Ramsey "Baby Girl" Roberts; sons, Hunter, Ridge, Dakota and Sawyer Roberts, all of Morgantown; father, William Jerry Roberts of Kosciusko, MS; step-parents, Delma and Betty Lee of McCool, MS; sister, Donna Angona of Louisiana; brothers, Ricky Roberts of Virginia; Perry, Dewayne and Gary Lee, all of Ackerman, MS.
Visitation for Mr. Roberts is scheduled for Tuesday, February 14, 2012 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, MS. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church in Morgantown. Rev. Ralph Windle and Rev. Jeff Morgan will conduct the service. Burial will be in Morgan Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Morgan Chapel Youth Ministry.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Avonel Steadman

Avonel Steadman--Visitation:Monday February 13, 2012, 9:30 AM til 10:30 AM @ Coleman Funeral Home. Service: Monday February 13, 2012 @ 11 AM @ GRAVESIDE-Bluff Springs Cemetery. Interment: Bluff Springs Cemetery near Eupora, MS. SIGN GUESTBOOK UNDER CURRENT OBITS @www.colemanfuneral.com

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Ethel Sinclair


Mrs. Ethel Sinclair, 84, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2012, at Highland Home in Ridgeland,Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in LouisvilleMississippi, on Sunday, February 12, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in LouisvilleMississippi, with Rev. Wayne Hill officiating.  Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Mrs. Sinclair was born August 28, 1927.  She was a member of West End Baptist Church in LouisvilleMississippi.  She was a homemaker, but most of all, she was a devoted wife, mother, and Christian, always caring for those in need.

Mrs. Sinclair is survived by her daughter, Donna Jo Sinclair, and her son, Bill Sinclair and wife, Sandy, all of BrandonMississippi.  She is also survived by one sister, Shelby Jean Sanders of Louisville, Mississippi; and one brother, Carey Watson and wife, Lynn, of LufkinTexas.  Mrs. Sinclair also has one grandchild, Eric Sinclair, and three great-grandchildren:  Angel Renea Sinclair, Tyler David Sinclair, and Taylor Dawn Sinclair. She is preceded in death by her husband, Terrell Sinclair; her son, David Sinclair; three brothers, and one sister.

Pallbearers will be Will Hill, Jimmy Roundtree, Corey Garrard, Ken Sanders, Steve Sinclair, and Tim Beeland. 

Memorials may be given to the charity of your choice.  Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook atwww.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Wesley W. "Buddy" Kelley


Mr. Wesley W. “Buddy” Kelley, 81, of NoxapaterMississippi, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2012, at Winston Medical Center in LouisvilleMississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in LouisvilleMississippi, on Saturday, February 11, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday, February 12, 2012, from 1 p.m. until service time at Hight Assembly of God Church.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2012, at Hight Assembly of God Church inNoxapaterMississippi, with Rev. Jim Mannon and Rev. Toby Halfacre officiating.  Interment will be in Hight Assembly of God Church Cemetery. 
Mr. Kelley was born July 4, 1930.  He was a member of Hight Assembly of God Church in Noxapater.  He retired after working in the Maintenance Department at Taylor Machine Works for 37 years.
Mr. Kelley is survived by his wife, Susie Kelley, and three daughters:  Betty Lynn Haggard and husband, Jimmy Gale; Connie McKinnion and husband, Michael, all of Noxapater, Mississippi; and Sandra Woodall and husband, David, of Anniston, Alabama.   He is also survived by his son, Terry Kelley of Louisville, Mississippi; and his sister, Pearl Duran and husband, William, also of Noxapater, Mississippi.  Mr. Kelley is survived by six grandchildren:  Tricy Beth Haggard, Kharm McAdory, Adam Kelley, Shane Kelley, Erica McKinnion and John McKinnion, as well as, six great-grandchildren:  Wesley, Macy, and Gracey McAdory; Alisa and Alexis Kelley; and Conner McKinnion; and one great-great-grandchild, Kate Drury; and his special niece and nephew, Dennis and Diane Callahan.  He is preceded in death by his parents, John Elmer and Lessie Dempsey Kelley; and six brothers, John, L. D., Howard, James, Albert, and Walter Kelley.
Pallbearers will be John McKinnion, Shane Kelley, Adam Kelley, and Randy Kelley.  Memorials may be given to the Hight Assembly of God Church Building Fund, 105 Hight-Moore Road, Noxapater, MS 39346.  Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Olean Hemphill Pickett


Mrs. Olean Hemphill Pickett, 90, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2012, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in LouisvilleMississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home inLouisvilleMississippi, on Saturday, February 11, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel inLouisvilleMississippi, with Rev. Jerry Lundy and Rev. Tommy Cherry officiating.  Interment will be inEllison Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery

Mrs. Pickett was born June 2, 1921.  She was a member of Ellison Ridge Baptist Church, and she worked as a Shade Marker at Angelica.

Mrs. Pickett is survived by three daughters:  Elizabeth Kemp and husband, Jerry; Judy Allman and husband, Bob; and Kathy Carr and husband, Dewane, all of LouisvilleMississippi.  She is also survived by one son, Perry Hemphill and wife, Dian, also of LouisvilleMississippi. Mrs. Pickett also has seven grandchildren:  Belynda Petroski, Michael Kemp, Lori Luke, Jennifer Collins, Chris Hemphill, Breck Allman, and Jay Allman as well as six great-grandchildren:  Josh Petroski, Ashley Luke, Emily Luke, Jonah Collins, and Eva and Chase Allman. She is preceded in death by her husbands, W. T. Hemphill and Horace Pickett; her parents, Ruff and Jennetter Reed; her son, Jerry Hemphill; a great-grandchild, Kaylee Allman; five sisters and three brothers..

Pallbearers will be Michael Kemp, Cliff Luke, Chris Hemphill, Jimmy Collins, Jay Allman, and Breck Allman. 

Memorials may be given to the Ellison Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Marion Hisaw,4810 Ellison Ridge RoadLouisvilleMS 39339.  Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus AvenueLouisvilleMS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook atwww.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

William "Bill" Crump

Services for William "Bill" Crump, 82, who died Wednesday, February 8th at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 10th in the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Aberdeen Chapel with Dr. Roy McHenry officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery.
Mr. Crump was born in Monroe County to Amos Earl and Annie Abbott Crump. He lived the past 36 years in Monroe County. He was a member of River Bend Baptist Church and a retired electrician. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and has remained close to fellow members of his army unit. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
He leaves his wife, Kathryn Hankins Crump of Aberdeen; a daughter, Kathy Williams Bourland and husband Kenny of Louisville, Mississippi; two sons, William "Rusty" Crump and wife Judy of Amory and James D. Crump of Aberdeen; three sisters, Evelyn Gibson of LaQuinta California, Jean Burns of Lake Havasu City, Arizona and Sarah Schroder of Desert Hot Springs, California; a brother, Robert Douglas Crump of Riggins, Idaho; seven grandchildren, Shea Bourland, Katy Bourland Murry, Ben Bourland, Jamie Crump Jeremy Crump, Matthew Crump and Sarah Crump.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Johnnie Mae Larrieu, Gertrude Piccard, Annie Kate Green; four brothers, George Crump, Richard Crump, Steve Crump and Ralph Crump.
Pallbearers will be Shea Bourland, Ben Bourland, Scott Murray, Len Crump, Ron Crump, and Lee Crump.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 9th, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to River Bend Baptist Church Building Fund, 50361 Old Highway 25 South, Aberdeen, MS 39730.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Bryant Bronell Bradford, Sr.


Mr. Bryant Bronell Bradford, Sr., 91, went home to be with his Lord on Monday morning, February 6, 2012, in Oxford, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 8th, at Porter Funeral Home, with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday one hour prior to the service at Porter Funeral Home.
Mr. Bradford was born October 30, 1920, in Laurel, MS. He was the son of John H. and Mazie Bradford and a graduate of John F. Gardiner High School in Laurel, Mississippi. After graduation, Mr. Bradford married Inez Woodruff Bradford of Hattiesburg, MS. Mr. Bradford then joined the Navy and was an engineer with the famed Seabees and fought in the Pacific Theater for four years during World War II. After the war, Mr. Bradford graduated from Jones County Community College and returned to Louisville, where he opened a watch repair shop and jewelry store. He owned several businesses, including Bradford’s Jewelry for over 42 years, as well as the Dixie CafĂ©. Mr. Bradford was also a 33 degree Mason, a member of the Bevill Hill Methodist Church, Louisville Chamber of Commerce, and a leader in the community for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mazie and John Bradford, three wives, Inez Woodruff Bradford, Katherine Jones Bradford, and Annie Beth Crowson Bradford; a sister, Lorena McFarland; and a brother, Curtis Bradford.
He is survived by five children, Bryant B. Bradford, Jr., and wife, Ann of Baton Rouge, LA; Barbara Bradford-DeLoach of Albuquerque, NM; Judy Bradford Tranum, and husband, Paul, of Starkville, MS; Ann Crowson Moody, and husband, Bobby, of Louisville; and Bobby Crowson of Atlanta, GA; ten grandchildren, Denise Bradford-Vaughn, Trey Bradford, and wife, Ann Marie, Stacey Betz, and husband, Chris, London DeLoach, Conner DeLoach, Patrick Tranum, and wife, Glenda, Brian Tranum, and wife, Candy, P. J. Tranum, Jr., and wife, Brittany, Robert Moody, Jr., Robin Fulton, and husband, Buddy; and great grandchildren, Danielle and Kyle Betz; Caroline, Claudie, and William Bradford; Joshua Vaughn; Jeffrey, Jason, and David DeLoach; and Jessica, Tyler, Hunter, and Walker Tranum.
Memorials may be made to the Bevill Hill United Methodist Church.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Wanda June Shinn Trusty

Mrs. Wanda June Shinn Trusty, 57, died Friday, February 3, 2012, at Starkville Manor Nursing Home in Starkville, MS. Graveside services will be held Monday, February 6th at Betheden Cemetery, with Rev. Jeff Morgan officiating. Interment will be in Betheden Cemetery. Mrs. Trusty was born June 15, 1954, in Macon, MS. She was a homemaker, and a member of Singleton Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Louisville High School, and lived in the Mississippi Delta most of her adult life. She is survived by her parents, William Thomas Shinn and Bettye Ruth Davis Shinn of Louisville; two daughters, Krista (Marcus) Burchfield Vowell of Starkville, and Kim (Judd) Burchfield Boswell of Forest; one son, Jason (Stephanie) Burchfield of Louisville; one sister, Brenda (Charlie) Shinn Wright of Louisville; eight grandchildren, Lauren Peterson, Peyton Wolf, Meghan Wolf, Brody Burchfield, Bella Burchfield, Mamie Rae Boswell, and Taylor Moody; and two nephews, one niece, and one great nephew. Memorials may be made to the Gideons at www.gideons.org.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Wayne Culwell


Mr. Wayne Culwell, 77, died Friday, February 3, 2012, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Sunday, February 5th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jeff Dalton, Rev. Ron Williams, and Rev. Malcolm Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Betheden Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Culwell was an Army Veteran and served during the Korean conflict. He was also a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the Farm Bureau board of directors. He was a member of the Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association, and a member of Flower Ridge Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eula B. Spence and William Jackson Culwell. He is survived by his wife, Darlyne Culwell of Louisville; two daughters, Peggy (Randy) Skinner of Union, MS, and Kathy Robertson and fiancé Paul McBrayer of Louisville; a brother, Bobby Culwell of Louisville; three grandchildren, Kelly (Scott) Hayman, Kyle Skinner, and Gracie McBrayer, and was expecting his first great grandchild, Hadley. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Smith, Scotty Smith, Dwayne Rushing, Phil Hartness, Joey Griffin, Robert Lowrey, Hugh Hathorn, and Rusty Foster. Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of EMEPA, Hoyle Higgason, and Ronnie Hartness.
Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s International.

Alberta Metts

Alberta Metts, 94, Louisville, died 01-31-2012. 

Arrangements: Beck.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Lurena Miles Wood

Lurena Miles Wood--Visitation:Friday February 3, 2012, 5 PM til 8 PM @ Coleman Funeral Home. Service: Saturday February 4, 2012 @ 2 PM @ Coleman Funeral Home Chapel (Ackerman,MS). Interment: South Union Cemetery near Ackerman, MS. SIGN GUESTBOOK UNDER CURRENT OBITS @

Mazie "Mamie" Quinn


Mrs. Mazie “Mame” Taylor Quinn, 98, died Thursday, February 2, 2012, at her home in Noxapater. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 4th, at Noxapater Methodist Church, with Rev. Chance May and Rev. Trent Bilbo officiating. Interment will be in Noxapater Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the church. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Quinn was born August 3, 1913, in Winston County. She was a homemaker, and a member of Noxapater Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Quinn; and her parents, Amos Lee Taylor and Minnie Pearl Price.
She is survived by two sons, Doug (Tenie) Quinn of Noxapater, and Larry (Beverly) Quinn of Louisville; one daughter, Glenda Ree (Billy) Barnes of Noxapater; one sister, Mozelle Maxey of Noxapater; 12 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Noxapater Methodist Church Building Fund, PO Box 282, Noxapater, MS 39346.
Pallbearers will be Tony Jordan, Keith Quinn, Bruce Kirk, Ben Kirk, Bobby Gibbs, Brad Hodge, Bradley Burns, and Patrick Roby.

Lottie Triplett

Lottie Triplett, 69, Louisville, died 01-27-2012. 

Arrangements: Beck.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Kevin Keith Clark

Mr. Kevin Keith Clark, 41, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, at University Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Thursday, February 2, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Charles Rook officiating.  Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. 
Mr. Clark was born January 20, 1971.  He was a member of West End Baptist Church, and he worked as a fitter welder for Thompson Welding.Mr. Clark is survived by his parents, Clifford Wayne and Rubye Clark, and his brother, Jonathan Crassel Ashmore and wife, Summer, all of Louisville, Missisippi.  He is also survived by one niece, Kennedy Alexis Ashmore and one nephew, Dylan Teele Ashmore, as well as a host of family and friends. Pallbearers will be James Butler, Jerome Mullanax, Perry Hemphill, Meaux Castle, Donnie Joe Hisaw, Mike Robertson, Joey Hancock, and Walt Permenter.  Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Rod Parsons and Kade Parsons.   Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at
www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.